Al Haig Catalog

1945 (age 23)

Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High  (Savoy MG 12020)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
NYC, May 11, 1945
G565A-1Salt Peanuts
G568A-1Hot House
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Sonny Stitt (alto sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Al Haig (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Gil Fuller, Alice Roberts (vocals)
NYC, May 15, 1946
5498Oop Bop Sha Bam
5500That's Earl, Brother

Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning  (Prestige PR 24030)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals -2)
NYC, May 11, 1945
1. G566A-1Shaw 'Nuff
2. G567A-1Lover Man
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Sonny Stitt (alto sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Al Haig (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Gil Fuller, Alice Roberts (vocals)
NYC, May 15, 1946
5497One Bass Hit, Part 1
5499A Handfulla Gimme

Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop - Bird On Tenor 1943  (Stash ST-260)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Don Byas (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
"Lincoln Square", NY, May 30, 1945
Sweet Georgia Brown (incomplete)
Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) unknown or Al Haig (piano) unknown (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Hotel Diplomat", NYC, early 1950
Billie's Bounce
Caravan
Drifting On A Reed
** also issued on Stash ST-CD-260.

Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 17  (Philology (It) W 847.2)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Red Norvo (vibes) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
"Academy Of Music", Philadelphia, PA, June 5, 1945
Blue 'N' Boogie (incomplete)

Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker - Town Hall, New York City, June 22, 1945  (Uptown UPCD 27.51)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Don Byas (tenor sax -1,2,6,7) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums -1/5) Sid Catlett (drums -6,7)
"Town Hall", NYC, June 22, 1945
1.Intro
2.Bebop
3.A Night In Tunisia
4.Groovin' High
5.Salt Peanuts
6.Hot House
7.52nd Street Theme

Charlie Parker - Yardbird In Lotus Land  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 123)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Al Haig (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums) Ernie "Bubbles" Whitman (announcer)
AFRS Jubilee, NBC Studios, Hollywood, CA, December 29, 1945
Dizzy Atmosphere
Shaw 'Nuff
Groovin' High

1946

Charlie Parker - Rappin' With Bird  (Meexa Discox 1776)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker (alto sax, vocals) Luckey Tompson (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Al Haig (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
WEAF radio broadcast, "Billy Berg's Supper Club", Hollywood, CA, January 24, 1946
Salt Peanuts

Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy's Delight  (Phoenix Jazz LP 4)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Al Haig (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Roy Hall (drums) + 6 strings, 4 woodwinds, a harp, a french horn, Johnny Richards (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, January or February, 1946
PAR-101-AThe Way You Look Tonight (as Part One)
PAR-101-BWhy Do I Love You (as Part Two)
PAR-102-AWho (as Part Three)
PAR-102-BAll The Things You Are (as Part Four)

Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Berman, Fats Navarro - Modern Jazz Trumpets  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 132)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Lucky Thompson (tenor sax, vocals) Milt Jackson (vibes, vocals) Al Haig (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Electro Broadcast Studios, Glendale, CA, February 7, 1946
D1001-EConfirmation
D1002-EDiggin' For Diz
D1003-ADynamo A (as Dynamo)
D1003-BDynamo B (as Dynamo A)
D1004-EWhen I Grow Too Old To Dream
D1005-A'Round Midnight
D1005-B-

Various Artists - Dizzy Gillespie And Modern Trumpets  (Dial LP 212)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Lucky Thompson (tenor sax, vocals) Milt Jackson (vibes, vocals) Al Haig (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums): same session
Electro Broadcast Studios, Glendale, CA, February 7, 1946
D1004-BWhen I Grow Too Old To Dream

Dizzy Gillespie  (RCA Victor LPV-530)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Don Byas (tenor sax -1,2) Milt Jackson (vibes) Al Haig (piano) Bill DeArango (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, February 22, 1946
1. D6VB1682-152nd Street Theme (take 1)
2. D6VB1683-2Night In Tunisia (incomplete take)
3. D6VB1685-2Anthropology (take 2)

The Greatest Of Dizzy Gillespie  (RCA Victor LPM-2398)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Don Byas (tenor sax -1/3) Milt Jackson (vibes) Al Haig (piano) Bill DeArango (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, February 22, 1946
1. D6VB1682-252nd Street Theme (take 2)
2. D6VB1683-1Night In Tunisia (take 1)
3. D6VB1684-1Ol' Man Rebop
4. D6VB1685-1Anthropology (take 1)

Ben Webster - Frog And Mule / Spang  (Haven 805)

Ben Webster (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Bill DeArango (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
NYC, May 15, 1946
H1939Frog And Mule
H1940Spang

Ben Webster - Doctor Keets / Park And Tilford Blues  (Haven 804)

Ben Webster (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Bill DeArango (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums): same session
NYC, May 15, 1946
H1941Doctor Keets
H1942Park And Tilford Blues

Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection  (Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71)

Red Rodney (trumpet) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Stan Levey (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals) Neal Hefti (arranger)
NYC, November 23, 1946
HL184-4A Cent And A Half
HL185-1Perdido
HL185-2-
HL186-1Change Account
HL186-2-
HL187-2Gussie "G"
HL187-3-
Red Rodney (trumpet) Allen Eager (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) Al Haig (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
NYC, January 29, 1947
HL196-2All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
HL197-1Elevation
HL198-2Fine And Dandy
HL198-3-
HL199-2The Goof And I

Fats Navarro Memorial, Vol. 2 - Nostalgia  (Savoy MG 12133)

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Huey Long (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, December 18, 1946
S3367Calling Dr. Jazz
S3368Fracture
S3369Hollerin' And Screamin'
S3370Stealin' Trash

Various Artists - In The Beginning Bebop!  (Savoy MG 12119)

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Huey Long (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Denzil Best (drums): same personnel
NYC, December 20, 1946
S3371AJust A Mystery
S3372ARed Pepper
S3373Spinal
S3374Maternity (as Lard Pot)

1947

Various Artists - The Advance Guard Of The '40s  (EmArcy MG 36016)

Red Rodney (trumpet) Allen Eager (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) Al Haig (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
NYC, January 29, 1947
HL196-5All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
HL199-4The Goof And I

Various Artists - Sax Sounds - Saxomaniac  (Apollo ALP 477)

Eddie Davis (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) John Collins (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, April 12, 1947
A1206Lover
A1207Licks A Plenty
A1208Foxy
A1209Sheila

1948

Buddy Stewart - You Wear Love So Well / If Love Is Trouble  (Sittin' In With 502)

Al Haig (piano) Don Russo or Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Perry (drums) Buddy Stewart (vocals)
NYC, April, 1948
C-105You Wear Love So Well

Al Haig Meets The Master Saxes, Vol. 2  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 140)

Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar -2,3) Don Russo or Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Perry (drums) Buddy Stewart (vocals)
NYC, April, 1948
1. C-106If Love Is Trouble
2. C-107Hee Haw
3. C-108Laughing Boy
Bennie Green (trombone) Allen Eager (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Perry (drums) Blossom Dearie, Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals) Gerry Mulligan (arranger)
NYC, May, 1948
C-130 | 4052Deedle (as Static)
Allen Eager (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Perry (drums)
NYC, fall 1948
4028Pogo Stick
4029 | J-200Alley Talk (as Bowtie)
4030The Way You Look Tonight
Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar -1/4) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Perry (drums)
NYC, October 25 & 26, 1948
1. C-121-1Pardon My Bop I
2. C-121-2Pardon My Bop II
3. C-121-3Pardon My Bop III
4. C-123 (alt. tk.)Interlude In Bebop (as Bopelbath)
5. C-124 (alt. tk.)Diaper Pin (as Pinhead)
Norman Faye (trumpet) Allen Eager or Al Epstein, Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Perry (drums)
NYC, November 21, 1948
J-496Frosty (as Flugelbird)

Al Haig Meets The Master Saxes, Vol. 1  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 139)

Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
NYC, April, 1948
C-126Light Gray (as Dumpy)
C-127Stoned (as Finsterness)
C-128Matter And Mind (as Nothing)
C-129The Toup
Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Charlie Perry (drums) Dave Lambert (vocals)
NYC, late summer 1948
2047Bopelbaby
John Hardee (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Norman "Tiny" Kahn (drums)
NYC, November 30, 1948
C-109Cobblestones
C-110Prelude To A Kiss
C-111Boppin' In B Flat
C-112Man With A Horn

Stan Getz - A Look At Yesterday  (Mainstream 56025)

Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
NYC, April, 1948
C-127 (alt. tk.)Stoned (as Baldy)
Bennie Green (trombone) Allen Eager (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Perry (drums) Blossom Dearie, Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals) Gerry Mulligan (arranger)
NYC, May, 1948
In The Merry Land Of Bop
Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar, vocals) Don Russo (bass) Charlie Perry (drums) Terry Swope (vocals)
NYC, late summer 1948
J-142Haig 'N' Haig (aka In A Little Spanish Town (take 1)) (as Bopelbaby's)
C-145Talk A Little Bop
Kai Winding (trombone) Al Epstein (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Perry (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
2046Bopelground
Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar -1,2) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Perry (drums)
NYC, October 25 & 26, 1948
1. C-122As I Live And I Bop
2. C-123Interlude In Bebop
3. C-124Diaper Pin
Kai Winding (trombone) Al Epstein (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums) Buddy Stewart (vocals)
NYC, October, 1948
C-140Hot Halavah (as Chloe)
** also issued on Mainstream S/6025; Vogue (F) INT 40019; Mainstream MRL 364; America (F) 30 AM 6159.

Al Haig Meets The Master Saxes, Vol. 3  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 143)

Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar, vocals) Don Russo (bass) Charlie Perry (drums) Terry Swope (vocals)
NYC, late summer 1948
C-143Always
C-144In A Little Spanish Town

Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1  (Savoy ZDS 4411/12)

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, September 4, 1948
MC: Symphony Sid, Bob Garrity
MC: Symphony Sid talking about 52nd Street Theme
MC
-
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 11, 1948
MC
MC: Charlie Parker, Al Heig takeing
MC
-
-
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 12, 1948
MC
-
-
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 18, 1948
MC
Chasin' The Bird
MC
-
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 25, 1948
MC
-
-
-
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 1, 1949
MC
-
-
-
MC: Symphony Sid, Charlie Parker
MC
Conte Candoli (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Charlie Ventura (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter, Curly Rusell (bass) Joe Harris, Shelly Manne, Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 8, 1949
MC
How High The Moon
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer

Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker  (Savoy MG 12186)

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, September 4, 1948
52nd Street Theme
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 11, 1948
Groovin' High
Big Foot
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 12, 1948
Hot House
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 26, 1949
A Night In Tunisia
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, March 12, 1949
On A Slow Boat To China

Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns  (Savoy MG 12179)

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, September 4, 1948
Ko-Ko
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 11, 1948
Ornithology (as Thriving On From A Riff)
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 12, 1949
Barbados
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 26, 1949
Half Nelson
Scrapple From The Apple
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, March 12, 1949
Cheryl
Chasin' The Bird

Stan Getz, Paul Quinichette, Wardell Gray - A Look At Yesterday  (Mainstream MDCD 722)

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Perry (drums)
NYC, October 25 & 26, 1948
C-122 (alt. tk.)As I Live And I Bop (as Bopcycle)

Charlie Parker - Live Performances  (ESP-Disk' ESP 3000)

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 11, 1948
On A Slow Boat To China
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 25, 1948
Half Nelson
White Christmas
Little Willie Leaps
** also issued on ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3000.

Charlie Parker On The Air, Vol. 1  (Everest FS 214)

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 12, 1948
Salt Peanuts
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 18, 1948
Out Of Nowhere
How High The Moon

1949

Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2  (ESP-Disk' ESP 3001)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 1, 1949
Be-Bop
On A Slow Boat To China
Ornithology
Groovin' High
East Of The Sun
Cheryl
** also issued on ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3001.

Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2  (Savoy ZDS 4413/14)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Joe Harris (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 15, 1949
MC
Scrapple From The Apple
MC
Be-Bop
MC
Hot House
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 22, 1949
MC
Oop Bop Sh'bam
MC
Scrapple From The Apple
MC
Salt Peanuts
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 29, 1949
MC
Groovin' High
MC
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 5, 1949
MC
Scrapple From The Apple
MC
Barbados
MC
Salt Peanuts
MC
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 12, 1949
MC
-
-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid with MC. at conculusion Sid is heard briefly with Dinah Washington
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 19, 1949
MC
-
-
MC: Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
commercial break #1
commercial break #2
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 26, 1949
MC
-
-
-
Deedle
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, March 5, 1949
Introduction By Dave Lambert And Buddy Stewart
What's This
MC
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
Cheryl
MC
Anthropology
MC
Hurry Home
Deedle
Royal Roost Bop
MC
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, March 12, 1949
MC
introduction By Charlie Parker
MC
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid

Miles Davis - Nonet 1948 - Jam 1949  (Royal Jazz (D) RJD 514)

Miles Davis (trumpet -1,2,5) Kai Winding (trombone -1,2,5) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet -1,2,5) Lucky Thompson (tenor sax -1,2,5) Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone sax -1/3,5) Al Haig (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
WPIX Studios, NYC, January 17, 1949
1.The Squirrel
2.Anthropology
3.Body And Soul
4.Fine And Dandy
5.How High The Moon

Dave Lambert - When The Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along / Beban Cubop  (Capitol 60014)

Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums) Vidal Bolado (congas) Diego Ibarra (bongos) Dave Lambert (vocals) unidentified vocal group
NYC, January 20, 1949
3401When The Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along
3402Beban Cubop

Dave Lambert - Hawaiian War Chant / Always  (Capitol 60011)

Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums) Vidal Bolado (congas) Diego Ibarra (bongos) Dave Lambert (vocals) unidentified vocal group: same session
NYC, January 20, 1949
3403Hawaiian War Chant
3404Always

Miles Davis - Birth Of The Cool  (Capitol T-792)

Miles Davis (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Junior Collins (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax, arranger) Al Haig (piano) Joe Schulman (bass) Max Roach (drums) John Lewis (arranger)
NYC, January 21, 1949
3395-3EJeru
3396-3DMove
3397-2EGodchild
3398-1DHallucinations (aka Budo)
** also issued on Capitol M-11026 entitled "Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 1 - The Complete Birth Of The Cool".

Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost  (Savoy SJL 1108)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 12, 1949
Scrapple From The Apple
Bebop
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 19, 1949
Groovin' High
Confirmation
Salt Peanuts

Various Artists - Alto Saxes  (Norgran MGN 1035)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos Vidal (bongos)
NYC, February-March, 1949
2542 | 292-3Cardboard
** also issued on Verve MGV 8126.

The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial  (Verve MGV 8009)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos Vidal (bongos): same session
NYC, February-March, 1949
2543-2 | 293-4Visa
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1949
2755-5 | 294-3Segment
2756-5 | 295-5Passport (common)
2757-4 | 296-3Diverse (as Segment)

Charlie Parker - Bird On The Road  (Jazz Showcase 5003)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes -2) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Waldorf-Astoria Hotel", NYC, March 5, 1949
1.Barbados
2.Anthropology

Al Haig Trio And Sextets  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1929-2)

Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Terry Swope (vocals)
NYC, circa April, 1949
SR1382Sugar Hill (as Sugar Hill Bop)
SR1381Five Star
** same contents as Period SPL 1118 + Seeco SPL 7.

Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Paul Quinichette, Wardell Grey - Tenors Anyone?  (Dawn DLP 1126)

Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, circa April, 1949
SR1384(It's The) Talk Of The Town
SR1383In A Pinch
Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Charlie Perry (drums) Carlos Vidal (congas)
NYC, May 12, 1949
SR1393Skull Buster
SR1394Ante Room
SR1395Poop Deck
SR1396Pennies From Heaven

Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz  (Universal (J) UCCV-9034)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1949
2756-2 | 295-2Passport (rare)
** reissue of Mercury MGC 512.

Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris  (Bird In Paris CP 3)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, May 8, 9 & 14 or 15, 1949
Salt Peanuts I
Barbados
52nd Street Theme I
Out Of Nowhere I
Salt Peanuts II
Scrapple From The Apple
Out Of Nowhere II
Wee (aka Allen's Alley)
52nd Street Theme II
Aime Barelli, Bill Coleman, Miles Davis, Kenny Dorham, Hot Lips Page (trumpet) Big Chief, Russell Moore (trombone) Hubert Rostaing (clarinet) Sidney Bechet, Pierre Braslavsky (soprano sax) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Don Byas, James Moody (tenor sax) Hazy Osterwald (vibes) Al Haig (piano) Toots Thielemans (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, May 15, 1949
Farewell Blues (as Blues)

Charlie Parker In France 1949  (Jazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, May 8, 9 & 14 or 15, 1949
Out Of Nowhere III
A Night In Tunisia
Moose The Mooche
Hot House
I Got Rhythm (as Blues)
52nd Street Theme III
same personnel
"Colisee Movie Theatre", Roubaix, France, May 12, 1949
Ornithology
Out Of Nowhere
Cheryl
52nd Street Theme
Lover Man
Groovin' High
Half Nelson
52nd Street Theme (alternate take)

Max Roach, Clifford Brown - 2 Giants  (Vogue (F) LDA 16008)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) James Moody (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, May 15, 1949
ST3010Prince Albert
ST3011Baby Sis (as Maxology)
ST3013Maximum

Al Haig Trio And Quintet  (Prestige PR 7841)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) James Moody (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, May 15, 1949
ST3012Tomorrow (aka Yesterdays)
Al Haig (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Lee Abrams (drums)
NYC, March 13, 1954
PJ-1680The Moon Was Yellow
'Round About Midnight
Just You, Just Me (mistitled as Spotlight)
PJ-1682Yardbird Suite
Taboo
Mighty Like A Rose
Just One Of Those Things

James Moody - In The Beginning - Jazz Legacy 47  (Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, May 15, 1949
ST3014Ham And Haig (aka Hot House)

Stan Getz Quartets  (Prestige PRLP 7002)

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
NYC, June 21, 1949
JRC24EIndian Summer
JRC25ELong Island Sound
JRC26DMar-Cia
JRC27CCrazy Chords
Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, January 6, 1950
BL1202CThere's A Small Hotel
BL1203AToo Marvelous For Words
BL1204BI've Got You Under My Skin
BL1205What's New
** also issued on New Jazz NJLP 8214 entitled "Long Island Sound". Prestige PRLP 7256, PR 7337 entitled "Stan Getz Greatest Hits". Original Jazz Classics OJC-121, OJCCD-121-2.

Various Artists - Conception  (Prestige PRLP 7013)

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
NYC, June 21, 1949
JRC27B | JRC60Prezervation
Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, January 6, 1950
JRC1210Intoit
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-1726, OJCCD-1726-2.

Danny Payne, Al Haig - Gee How You Thrill Me / Once In A While  (Discovery 516)

Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Danny Payne (vocals)
NYC, July 14, 1949
D176Gee How You Thrill Me
D179Once In A While

Danny Payne, Al Haig - My Mother's Birthday / World Of My Own  (Discovery 508)

Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Danny Payne (vocals): same session
NYC, July 14, 1949
D177My Mother's Birthday
D178World Of My Own

Junior Daniels, Al Haig - Autumn Serenade / The Lam Is Low  (Discovery 507)

Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Junior Daniels (vocals)
NYC, July 15, 1949
D181Autumn Serenade
D182The Lam Is Low

Stan Getz, Al Haig - Prezervation  (Prestige PR 7516)

Kai Winding (trombone) Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar -1,2, guitar, vocals -3,4) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Blossom Dearie (vocals -3,4)
NYC, July 28, 1949
1. HLO 1Pinch Bottle
2. HLO 2Earless Engineering
3. HLO 3Be Still TV
4. HLO 4Short P, Not LP
Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Junior Parker (vocals)
NYC, January 6, 1950
BL1200CStardust
BL1201BGoodnight, My Love
Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, February 27, 1950
JRC1100CLiza
JRC1101CStars Fell On Alabama
JRC1102CStairway To The Stars
JRC1103AOpus Caprice
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-706-2.

Coleman Hawkins - The Big Head / Platinum Love  (Mercury 8909x45)

Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Al Haig (piano) John Collins (guitar) Nelson Boyd (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, August 29, 1949
276-5The Big Head
** reissue of Mercury 8909.

Coleman Hawkins - Skippy / There's A Small Hotel  (Mercury 8912x45)

Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Al Haig (piano) John Collins (guitar) Nelson Boyd (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums): same session
NYC, August 29, 1949
277-7Skippy
** reissue of Mercury 8912.

Various Artists - Tenor Saxes  (Norgran MGN 1034)

Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Al Haig (piano) John Collins (guitar) Nelson Boyd (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums): same session
NYC, August 29, 1949
278-5Platinum Love
279-6 | 63VK638There's A Small Hotel
** also issued on Verve MGV 8125.

Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation  (Verve MGV 8230)

Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Al Haig (piano) John Collins (guitar) Nelson Boyd (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums): same session
NYC, August 29, 1949
278-6Platinum Love

Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige  (Prestige PR 24046)

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Don Lanphere (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, September 20, 1949
JRC35AWailing Wall
Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, November 11, 1949
JRC46BTwisted
Leo Parker (baritone, alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Jack "The Bear" Parker (drums)
NYC, July 20, 1950
JRC99DMad Lad Returns

Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro - Trumpet Giants  (New Jazz NJLP 8296)

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Don Lanphere (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, September 20, 1949
JRC35DWailing Wall
JRC36CGo
JRC37BInfatuation
JRC38BStop
** also issued on Prestige PR 16002.

Don Lanphere, Fats Navarro, Leo Parker, Al Haig - Prestige First Sessions, Vol. 1  (Prestige PRCD-24114-2)

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Don Lanphere (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
NYC, September 20, 1949
JRC35EWailing Wall
JRC36BCGo
JRC37DInfatuation
JRC38DStop
Leo Parker (baritone, alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Jack "The Bear" Parker (drums)
NYC, July 20, 1950
JRC99A or B or CMad Lad Returns

Wardell Gray - Central Avenue  (Prestige P-24062)

Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, November 11, 1949
JRC46ATwisted
JRC46D-
JRC47DSouthside
JRC48AEasy Living

Wardell Gray Memorial, Vol. 1  (Prestige PRLP 7008)

Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same session
NYC, November 11, 1949
JRC46ETwisted
JRC47ESouthside
JRC48BEasy Living
JRC49ASweet Lorraine
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-050.
** part of Prestige PR 7343.

Wardell Gray Memorial, Vol. 1  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-050-2)

Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same session
NYC, November 11, 1949
JRC47ASouthside
JRC47B-
JRC47C-
JRC47F-
JRC47G-

Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 2  (Philology (It) 214 W 12)

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Pershing Hotel", Chicago, IL, November, 1949
I Cover The Waterfront
-
Confirmation
-
Now's The Time
-
Air Conditioning (Big Foot)
Perdido
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (into)
Ruby, My Dear
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (into)
Ruby, My Dear
Wee
-

Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 3  (Philology (It) 214 W 15)

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
"Pershing Hotel", Chicago, IL, November, 1949
Hot House (Short)
Hot House (Long)
Cheryl (Short)
Cheryl (Long)
I Can't Get Started (Short)
I Can't Get Started (Long)
Groovin' High (Short)
Groovin' High (Long)

Various Artists - Stars Of Modern Jazz Concert At Carnegie Hall  (IAJRC 20)

Kai Winding (trombone -1,2) Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, December 24, 1949
1.Always
2.Sweet Miss
3.Long Island Sound

Charlie Parker - Dance Of The Infidels  (S.C.A.M. JPG 1)

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"The Stars Of Modern Jazz", "Carnegie Hall", NYC, December 24, 1949
Ornithology
Cheryl
Ko-Ko
Bird Of Paradise
Now's The Time

1950

Stan Getz, Vol. 2  (Prestige PRLP 104)

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, January 6, 1950
BL1204AI've Got You Under My Skin

Herbie Steward  (Vogue (E) EPV 1085)

Herbie Steward (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Curly Russell (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, January 17, 1950
R1017Medicine Man
R1018Passport To Pimlico

Herbie Steward - 'Tain't No Use / Sinbad The Tailor  (Roost 510)

Herbie Steward (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Curly Russell (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same session
NYC, January 17, 1950
R1019'Tain't No Use
R1020Sinbad The Tailor
** also issued on Gazell (Swd) 202?.

Mary Ann McCall - I Cried For You / Until The Real Thing Comes Along  (Roost 514)

Red Rodney (trumpet) Earl Swope (trombone) Al Cohn (tenor sax, arranger) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Jeff Morton (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals)
NYC, February 1, 1950
R1021I Cried For You
R1024Until The Real Thing Comes Along

Mary Ann McCall - The Sky Is Crying / After I Say I'm Sorry  (Roost 511)

Red Rodney (trumpet) Earl Swope (trombone) Al Cohn (tenor sax, arranger) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Jeff Morton (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals): same session
NYC, February 1, 1950
R1022The Sky Is Crying
R1023After I Say I'm Sorry

Charlie Parker Live Birdland 1950  (EPM Musique (F) FDC 5710)

Red Rodney (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, February 14, 1950
Hot House
Out Of Nowhere
Visa / 52nd Street Theme
Anthropology / Wee
What's New
Little Willie Leaps
Yesterdays / 52nd Street Theme
Dizzy Atmosphere
Perdido (as Wahoo)
I Can't Get Started
Wee
52nd Street Theme
Slow Boat To China
A Night In Tunisia
52nd Street Theme

Charlie Parker - Bird At St. Nick's  (Jazz Workshop JWS 500)

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"St. Nicholas Arena", NYC, February 18, 1950
52nd Street Theme I
Ornithology
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Embraceable You
Scrapple From The Apple
Hot House
Now's The Time
Visa
Star Eyes
Confirmation
Out Of Nowhere
What's New
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
I Cover The Waterfront
52nd Street Theme II
** also issued on Fantasy LP 6012, LP 86012; Original Jazz Classics OJC-041, OJCCD-041-2; America (F) 30 AM 6062.

Charlie Parker At The Apollo Theater And St. Nick's Arena  (Zim ZM 1007)

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same session
"St. Nicholas Arena", NYC, February 18, 1950
52nd Street Theme III
Perdido
I Can't Get Started
52nd Street Theme IV
Anthropology
52nd Street Theme V
Groovin' High
52nd Street Theme VI
Cheryl

Stan Getz - The Complete Roost Recordings  (Roost 7243 8 59622 2)

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1950
R1029On The Alamo
R1034You Go To My Head
Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
"Storyville Club", Boston, MA, October 28, 1951
Signal (alternate take)
Budo (alternate take)
Wildwood

Stan Getz - The Getz Age  (Roost RLP 2258)

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1950
R1029 (alt. tk.)On The Alamo

Stan Getz - The Sound  (Roost RLP 2207)

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same session
NYC, May 17, 1950
R1030Gone With The Wind
R1031Yesterdays
R1032Sweety Pie
R1035Hershey Bar

Charlie Parker - Ultimate Bird 1949-50  (Grotto 495)

Kenny Dorham, possibly Red Rodney (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
broadcast, "Cafe Society", NYC, June-July, 1950
52nd Street Theme I
A Night In Tunisia
52nd Street Theme II

Charlie Parker - Ballads And Birdland  (Klacto (E) MG 101)

Kenny Dorham, possibly Red Rodney (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same session
broadcast, "Cafe Society", NYC, June-July, 1950
Just Friends II
April In Paris II
Medley I: Bewitched / Summertime
Medley II: I Cover The Waterfront / Gone With The Wind
Easy To Love
52nd Street Theme IV

Charlie Parker - Just Friends  (S.C.A.M. JPG 4)

Kenny Dorham, possibly Red Rodney (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same session
broadcast, "Cafe Society", NYC, June-July, 1950
Just Friends III
April In Paris III
Moose The Mooche
52nd Street Theme V

Various Artists - Fisrt Sessions 1949-50  (Prestige P-24081)

Leo Parker (baritone, alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums -1,3,4) Jack "The Bear" Parker (drums -2)
NYC, July 20, 1950
1. JRC95BMona Lisa
2. JRC96AWho's Mad
3. JRC97BDarn That Dream
4. JRC98BI'll Cross My Fingers

Charlie Parker - Parker Plus Strings  (Charlie Parker CP 513)

Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig or Bernie Leighton (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) 1 oboe, 3 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 harp, Jimmy Mundy (arranger)
"Apollo Theater", NYC, August 22, 1950
Repetition I
April In Paris I
Easy To Love I
What Is This Thing Called Love I
same personnel
"Apollo Theater", NYC, August 23, 1950
Repetition II
Repetition III
April In Paris II
April In Paris III
Easy To Love II
What Is This Thing Called Love II
What Is This Thing Called Love III

Charlie Parker - Bird With Strings Live At The Apollo, Carnegie Hall And Birdland  (Columbia JC 34832)

Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig or Bernie Leighton (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) 1 oboe, 3 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 harp, Jimmy Mundy (arranger): same session
"Apollo Theater", NYC, August 23, 1950
Easy To Love III

Norman Granz Jazz Concert  (Norgran MGN 3501-2)

Tommy Mace (oboe) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Ted Bloom, Sam Kaplan, Stan Karpenia (violin) Dave Uchitel (viola) Bill Rundy (cello) Wallace McManus (harp) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 16, 1950
What Is This Thing Called Love
April In Paris
Repetition
Easy To Love
Rocker (aka I'll Remember April)
** also issued on Norgran MG JC 1. Verve MGV 8189-2 entitled "Various Artists - Midnight Jazz At Carnegie Hall".

Charlie Parker - Apartment Jam Sessions  (Zim ZM 1006)

John Nielson (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Joe Maini, Charlie Parker (alto sax) Don Lanphere (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) unknown (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
probably NYC, circa 1950
Half Nelson
Cherokee
Scrapple From The Apple
Star Eyes

1951

Stan Getz At Storyville  (Roost RLP 2209)

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
"Storyville Club", Boston, MA, October 28, 1951
Thou Swell
The Song Is You
Mosquito Knees
Pennies From Heaven
Move
Parker 51

Stan Getz At Storyville, Vol. 2  (Roost RLP 2225)

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums): same session
"Storyville Club", Boston, MA, October 28, 1951
Hershey Bar
Rubberneck
Signal
Everything Happens To Me
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
Yesterdays
Budo

Billie Holiday, Stan Getz - Billie And Stan  (Dale LP 25)

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
broadcast, "Storyville Club", Boston, MA, October 29, 1951
You're Driving Me Crazy
Lover Come Back To Me
Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do

Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1 - 1949-1952  (ESP-Disk' ESP 3002)

Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
broadcast, "Storyville Club", Boston, MA, October 29, 1951
He's Funny That Way
Billie's Blues
** also issued on ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3002 entitled "Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1 - Radio And TV Broadcasts".

1952 (age 30)

Harry Babasin, Sonny Criss, Chet Baker, Charlie Parker, Al Haig, Laurance Marable - Inglewood Jam 6-16-52  (Jazz Chronicles JCS-102)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Sonny Criss, Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Harry Babasin (bass, leader) Lawrence Marable (drums)
"Trade Winds", Inglewood, CA, June 16, 1952
The Squirrel
Irresistible You (as They Didn't Believe Me)
Liza
** also issued on Jazz Showcase 5007 entitled "Charlie Parker, Chet Baker, Sonny Criss - On The Coast". Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-407, FSR-CD 359 entitled "Charlie Parker, Chet Baker - Bird And Chet - Inglewood Jam - Live At The Trade Winds 16 June 1952".

Al Haig - Live In Hollywood  (Xanadu 206)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Al Haig (piano) Dave Bryant (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) with Sonny Criss (alto sax -1,6,7) Jack Montrose (tenor sax -1,2,6) Les Thompson (harmonica -4) added Ted Ottison (trumpet -5,7)
"Trade Winds", Inglewood, CA, August 4, 1952
1.There'll Never Be Another You
2.Bernie's Tune
3.My Old Flame
4.Avalon
5.I'll Remember April
6.How High The Moon
7.Sweet Georgia Brown

Al Haig - Inglewood Jam 1952  (Interplay (J) ABCJ-537)

Al Haig (piano) Gil Beacon (bass) Dick Staton (drums) with Chet Baker, Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Jack Montrose (tenor sax) Harry Babasin (bass) and others
"Trade Winds", Inglewood, CA, August, 1952
On The Alamo
Crazy Rhythm
I Remember You

Various Artists - Jazz Pianists Galore  (Pacific Jazz JWC-506)

Al Haig (piano) Harry Babasin (bass, cello) Larry Bunker (drums, vibes)
Los Angeles, CA, September 6, 1952
Taking A Chance On Love
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-506.

Harry Babasin - How About You / Saunders Meanders  (Pacific Jazz 603)

Bob Enevoldsen (tenor sax, valve trombone, bass) Al Haig (piano) Harry Babasin (bass, cello) Larry Bunker (drums, vibes)
Los Angeles, CA, September 6, 1952
PJ-210-4How About You
PJ-213-5Saunders Meanders

1953

Al Haig=Lee Konitz - The Sessions, Vol. 1  (Vantage (J) NLP-5006)

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Don Bagley (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
"The Clef", Hollywood, CA, January 11, 1953
Billie's Bounce
The Way You Look Tonight
Half Nelson
I Can't Get Started / Theme
** also issued on Interplay (J) ABCJ-526 entitled "Al Haig - Cleff Session 1953".

Al Haig 1953  (PJL (J) MTCJ-1040)

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Don Bagley (bass) Stan Levey (drums): same session
"The Clef", Hollywood, CA, January 11, 1953
Good Bait
Scrapple From The Apple
I'll Remember April

The Genius Of Charlie Parker #3 - Now's The Time  (Verve MGV 8005)

Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording, NYC, July 28, 1953
1246-1Chi-Chi
1246-3-
1246-6-
1247-1I Remember You
1248-1Now's The Time
1249-3Confirmation
** also issued on ARS G 441 entitled "Now's The Time".

The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird  (Verve (J) J00J-29001/10)

Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
Fulton Recording, NYC, July 28, 1953
1246-2Chi-Chi
1246-5-
1249-1Confirmation
1249-2-

The Quartet Of Charlie Parker  (Verve 825 671-2)

Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
Fulton Recording, NYC, July 28, 1953
1246-4Chi-Chi (alternate take)

1954

Al Haig - Jazz Will-O-The-Wisp  (Counterpoint CPT 551)

Al Haig (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Lee Abrams (drums)
NYC, March 13, 1954
Autumn In New York
Isn't It Romantic
They Can't Take That Away From Me
Royal Garden Blues
Don't Blame Me
Moonlight In Vermont
If I Should Lose You
April In Paris
All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
Body And Soul
Gone With The Wind
My Old Flame
On The Alamo
** also issued on Everest FS 293 entitled "Jazz Will-O'-The-Wisp". Xtra (E) 1125 entitled "Jazz Will O' The Wisp".

Various Artists - Piano - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 3  (Mode (F) CMDINT 9515)

Al Haig (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Lee Abrams (drums): same session
NYC, March 13, 1954
'S Wonderful

Al Haig Quartet  (Period SPL 1104)

Al Haig (piano) Benny Weeks (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Phil Brown (drums)
NYC, September, 1954
Sweet Lorraine
Tea For Two
You Go To My Head
You Stepped Out Of A Dream
Undecided
The Man I Love
Woody'n You
Stella By Starlight
Someone To Watch Over Me

Clifford Brown, Chet Baker - Trumpet Geniuses Of Fifties - Black And White Series, Vol. 1  (Philology (It) 214 W 13)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Urso (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums)
television broadcast, "Tonight Show", NYC, December, 1954
Makin' Whoopee
Motel

1956

Phil Woods, Donald Byrd - The Young Bloods  (Prestige PRLP 7080)

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Phil Woods (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 2, 1956
1007Once More
1008House Of Chan
1009In Walked George
1010Lover Man
1011Dewey Square
1012Dupeltook
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-1732, OJCCD-1732-2.
** part of Prestige P-24066.

1958

Chet Baker In New York  (Riverside RLP 12-281)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Johnny Griffin (tenor sax -1,3,5) Al Haig (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, September, 1958
1.Fair Weather
2.Polka Dots And Moonbeams
3.Hotel 49
4.Solar
5.Blue Thoughts
6.When Lights Are Low
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1119; Original Jazz Classics OJC-207, OJCCD-207-2. Jazzland JLP 88, JLP 988 entitled "Polka Dots And Moonbeams".

Various Artists - New Blue Horns  (Riverside RLP 12-294)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Al Haig (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, September, 1958
Soft Winds
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1134; Original Jazz Classics OJC-256, OJCCD-256-2.

1965 (age 43)

Al Haig Today!  (Mint AL 711)

Al Haig (piano) Ed DeHaas (bass) Jim Kappes (drums)
NYC, July 6, 1965
Bag's Groove
The Good Life
You Don't Know What Love Is
Satin Doll
Bluesette
Thrio
Brother, Where Are You
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
Willow Weep For Me
Saudade
** also issued on DIW (J) DIW-331; Soundhills (J) FSCD-2006.

1974 (age 52)

Al Haig Trio - Invitation  (Spotlite (E) SPJLP 4 (AH 4))

Al Haig (piano) Gilbert 'Bibi' Rovere (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Olympic Sound Studios, Barnes, England, January 7, 1974
Holyland
Invitation
Enigma
Sawbo City Blues
If You Could See Me Now
Sambalhasa
Daydream
Linear Motion
** also issued on Spotlite (J) TOCJ-6213, (E) SPJ 604 CD; somethin'else (J) TOCJ-5525.

Al Haig Trio - Invitation  (somethin'else (J) TOCJ-5525)

Al Haig (piano) Gilbert 'Bibi' Rovere (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums): same session
Olympic Sound Studios, Barnes, England, January 7, 1974
No Stranger Love
Sweet And Lovely
Wave
You Are My Everything
Have You Met Miss Jones
** reissue of Spotlite (E) SPJLP 4 (AH 4) + 5 bonus tracks.

Al Haig-Jimmy Raney Quartet - Special Brew  (Spotlite (E) SPJLP 8)

Al Haig (acoustic, electric piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Wilbur Little (bass) Frank Gant (drums)
CBS Studios, NYC, November 27, 1974
Freedom Jazz Dance
We'll Be Together
Marmaduke
Dolphin Dance
Blues For Alice
Shaw 'Nuff
Don't You Know I Care
Just Friends
** also issued on Spotlite (J) TOCJ-6215.

1975

Al Haig, Jimmy Raney - Strings Attached  (Choice CRS 1010)

Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Jamil Nasser (bass) Frank Gant (drums) + Doug Raney (guitar -4)
MacDonald Studio, Sea Cliff, NY, March 27, 1975
1.Dolphin Dance
2.Enigma
3.Invitation
4.You Came To Me From Out Of Nowhere
5.Freedom Jazz Dance
6.'Round Midnight
** also issued on Choice (J) TKCB-71221, (J) ABCJ-146.

Al Haig, Jimmy Raney - Strings Attached  (Choice (J) TKCB-71221)

Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Jamil Nasser (bass) Frank Gant (drums)
MacDonald Studio, Sea Cliff, NY, March 27, 1975
Watch What Happens
Get Out Of Town
I Love You
** reissue of Choice CRS 1010 + 3 bonus tracks.

Al Haig Trio - Chelsea Bridge  (East Wind (J) EW-8023)

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Vanguard Studios, NYC, July 7 & 8, 1975
Sweet And Lovely
Maoco
How Insensitive
Chelsea Bridge
Dolphin Dance
Love Will Find A Way
Lush Life
We'll Be Together
** also issued on East Wind (J) UCCJ-9070.

1976

Al Haig - Piano Interpretation  (SeaBreeze SB-1001)

Al Haig (piano)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, February 24 & 25, 1976
Here's That Rainy Day
Don't You Know I Care
Lament
Joanne
Summertime
Bess, You Is My Woman
same personnel
Vanguard Studios, NYC, June 21, 1976
In Your Own Sweet Way
Never Let Me Go
** also issued on Spotlite (E) SPJLP 14 entitled "Solitaire".

Al Haig - Piano Interpretations (Solo Piano) +1  (Interplay (J) ABCJ-528)

Al Haig (piano): same personnel
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, February 24 & 25, 1976
Exit Ellington

Al Haig - Piano Time  (SeaBreeze SB-1006)

Al Haig (piano): same session
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, February 24 & 25, 1976
Bess, You Is My Woman (alternate take)
Summertime (alternate take)
Willow Weep For Me
I Should Care
same personnel
Vanguard Studios, NYC, June 21, 1976
How Deep Is The Ocean
I Can't Get Started
Nuages
Violets For Your Furs
Easy To Remember

Al Haig - Duke 'N' Bird  (East Wind (J) EW-8052)

Al Haig (piano): same personnel
Vanguard Studios, NYC, May 6, 1976
Duke Ellington Medley: Prelude To A Kiss
Duke Ellington Medley: I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Duke Ellington Medley: Sophisticated Lady
Duke Ellington Medley: In A Sentimental Mood
Charlie Parker Medley: Yardbird Suite
Charlie Parker Medley: Lover Man
Charlie Parker Medley: I Remember You
Charlie Parker Medley: Embraceable You
** also issued on East Wind (J) UCCJ-9069.

Al Haig - Interplay  (SeaBreeze SB-1005)

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 16, 1976
How Deep Is The Ocean
Passion Flower
All The Things You Are
Warm Valley
Milestones
Prelude To A Kiss
Love Walked In
Star Eyes
** also issued on Interplay (J) TKCZ-79514, ABCJ-81 entitled "Milestones".

1977

Al Haig - Serendipity  (Interplay IP-7713)

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Jimmy Wormworth (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, February 18, 1977
I Love You
In A Sentimental Mood
I've Got Something For You
All Blues
Along Came Betty
A Night In Tunisia
** also issued on Interplay (J) CEJC00242, CECC00281, TKCZ-79069 entitled "I Love You". Interplay (J) ABCJ-590. Interplay (J) TKJV-19061 entitled "Al Haig Trio - I Love You".

Al Haig Trio And Quartet - Manhattan Memories  (SeaBreeze SB-1008)

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Jimmy Wormworth (drums): same session
RCA Studios, NYC, February 18, 1977
Tea Dreams
I'll Keep Loving You
Come Sunday
Al Haig (piano) Eddie Diehl (guitar) Jamil Nasser (bass) Frank Gant (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, July 12, 1977
Manhattan Memories
My Little Brown Book
Voices Within Me
Nuages

Al Haig - A Portrait Of Bud Powell  (Interplay IP-7707)

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Frank Gant (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, July 11, 1977
Bouncing With Bud
Celia
Reets And I
Strictly Confidential
I'll Keep Loving You
Dance Of Infidels
** also issued on Interplay (J) TKCZ-79063, ABCJ-66.

Al Haig - A Portrait Of Bud Powell  (Interplay (J) TKCZ-79063)

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Frank Gant (drums): same session
RCA Studios, NYC, July 11, 1977
I'll Keep Loving You (alternate take)
Strictly Confidential (alternate take)
** reissue of Interplay IP-7707 + 2 bonus tracks.

Al Haig - Reminiscence  (Progressive (J) UPS-2288-G)

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Frank Gant (drums): same personnel
Downtown Sound Studio, NYC, July 22, 1977
Marmaduke
Shaw 'Nuff
Enigma
Blues For Alice
Ornithology
Blue Bird
Day Dream
Line For Lhasa
** also issued on Progressive (J) KUX-47-G, (J) ULS-1675-G, (J) CECC00356. Progressive PCD-7024 entitled "Ornithology".

Al Haig - Ornithology  (Progressive PCD-7024)

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Frank Gant (drums): same session
Downtown Sound Studio, NYC, July 22, 1977
Body And Soul
** reissue of Progressive (J) UPS-2288-G entitled "Reminiscence" + 1 bonus track.

Jon Eardley, Al Haig - Stablemates  (Spotlite (E) SPJLP 11)

Jon Eardley (trumpet, flugelhorn) Art Themen (tenor sax -1,2,4/6) Al Haig (piano) Daryl Runswick (bass) Allan Ganley (drums)
London, England, September 16, 1977
1.Tangerine
2.Speak Low
3.'Round Midnight
4.Embraceable You
5.Don't Blame Me
6.Love Walked In

Al Haig - Al In Paris  (Musica (F) MUS. 3030)

Al Haig (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass)
Paris, France, September 23, 1977
On Green Dolphin Street
Round About Midnight
Milestones
Swbhanas Blues
Have You Met Miss Jones
You Go To My Head
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
Star Eyes

Al Haig - Parisian Thoroughfare  (Musica (F) MUS. 3035)

Al Haig (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass): same session
Paris, France, September 23, 1977
The Fruit
All The Things You Are
Parisian Thoroughfare
Easy To Remember
Don't Blame Me
Wail
Did I Remember
We Two
Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess
Rapsodie Sur Un Theme De Paganini

Various Artists - I Remember Bebop  (Columbia C2 35381)

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Jimmy Wormworth (drums)
CBS Recording Studios, NYC, November 2-5, 1977
A Night In Tunisia (solo)
Con Alma (solo)
Be-Bop (solo)
Salt Peanuts (solo)

Various Artists - They All Played Bebop  (Columbia C2 38039)

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Jimmy Wormworth (drums): same session
CBS Recording Studios, NYC, November 2-5, 1977
Woody'n You
Con Alma
A Night In Tunisia
I Waited For You (solo)

1978

Al Haig/Jamil Nasser Combo - Expressly Ellington  (Spotlite (E) SPJLP 20)

Art Themen (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Tony Mann (drums)
R.G. Jones Studios, Wimbledon, London, England, October 14, 1978
Just Squeeze Me
Body And Soul
I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Lush Life
Perdido
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Flamingo
Sophisticated Lady
** also issued on Spotlite (J) TOCJ-6214.

Al Haig Trio - A Portrait Of Bud Powell Live  (Interplay (J) ABCJ-518)

Al Haig (piano) Dennis Irwin (bass) Tony Mann (drums)
live in Manchester, England, October, 1978
Un Poco Loco
Hallucinations
Strictly Confidential
All The God's Chillum Got Rhythm
I'll Remember April
Tempus Fugit

Al Haig Trio - Un Poco Loco  (Spotlite (J) TOCJ-66024)

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Tony Mann (drums)
live in London, England, circa late 1978
Confirmation
Naima
All Blues
Laura
Voices Spark Within Me
Never Let Me Go
How Deep Is The Ocean
Un Poco Loco
The Theme
** also issued on Spotlite (E) SPJ 701 CD.

Al Haig - Plays The Music Of Jerome Kern  (Trio (J) PAP-9135)

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) with Helen Merrill (vocals -9)
Downtown Sound Studio, NYC, 1978
1.The Way You Look Tonight
2.Yesterdays
3.Dearly Beloved
4.Can I Forget You
5.I'm Old Fashioned
6.All The Things You Are
7.The Song Is You
8.The Folks Who Live On The Hill
9.They Didn't Believe Me
** also issued on Inner City IC 1073; Dan (J) TKCB-70723; Art Union (J) ABCJ-289.

1980

Al Haig - Blue Manhattan  (Bopland (J) K26P-6309)

Al Haig (piano) Reggie Johnson (bass) Frank Gant (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, January 4, 1980
Un Poco Loco
Nuages
Blue Manhattan
Land Of Living Dead
Footprints
Barcelona
** also issued on Interplay (J) CECC00623; M&I (J) MYCJ-30377. Interplay (J) TKCZ-79513 entitled "Al Haig Trio - Blue Manhattan".

Al Haig - Blue Manhattan  (Interplay (J) CECC00623)

Al Haig (piano) Reggie Johnson (bass) Frank Gant (drums): same session
RCA Studios, NYC, January 4, 1980
Impressions
Loner
** reissue of Bopland (J) K26P-6309 + 2 bonus tracks.

1982 (aged 60)

University College School All Stars - Bebop Live (Blue)  (Spotlite (E) SPJLP 23)

Art Themen (soprano, tenor sax) Peter King (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Kenny Baldock (bass) Allan Ganley (drums)
"University College School", Hampstead, London, England, May 27, 1982
Bags' Groove
Laura
Lover Man
Straight, No Chaser
Night In Tunisia
Birks' Works
Theme
** also issued on Spotlite (E) SPJ 623 CD, (J) TOCJ-6217.

University College School All Stars - Bebop Live (Red)  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 303 CD)

Art Themen (soprano, tenor sax) Peter King (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Kenny Baldock (bass) Allan Ganley (drums): same session
"University College School", Hampstead, London, England, May 27, 1982
Ornithology
Well, You Needn't
Ruby, My Dear
Star Eyes
Scrapple From The Apple
Theme