Al Haig Discography

1945 (age 23)

Dizzy Gillespie And His All Stars

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals -3)
NYC, May 11, 1945
1. G565A-1Salt PeanutsGuild 1003; Musicraft 518, MVSCD 53; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
2. G566A-1Shaw 'NuffGuild 1002; Musicraft MVSCD 53; Prestige PR 24030
3. G567A-1Lover ManGuild 1002; Musicraft 499, MVSCD 53; Prestige PR 24030
4. G568A-1Hot HouseGuild 1003; Musicraft 486, MVSCD 53; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
* Savoy MG 12020   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High
* Prestige PR 24030   Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning
* Musicraft MVSCD 53   Dizzy Gillespie - Shaw 'Nuff
* Guild 1003   Dizzy Gillespie - Salt Peanuts / Hot House
* Musicraft 518   Dizzy Gillespie - Salt Peanuts / I Waited For You
* Guild 1002; Musicraft 354   Dizzy Gillespie - Lover Man / Shaw 'Nuff
* Musicraft 499   Sarah Vaughan, George Treadwell - I'm Through With Love / Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie - Lover Man
* Musicraft 486   Dizzy Gillespie - Blue 'N' Boogie / Hot House

Charlie Parker Sextet

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)Stash ST-260, ST-CD-535
* Stash ST-260, ST-CD-260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop - Bird On Tenor 1943
* Stash ST-CD-535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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

Dizzy Gillespie - Charlie Parker

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.IntroUptown UPCD 27.51
2.Bebop-
3.A Night In Tunisia-
4.Groovin' High-
5.Salt Peanuts-
6.Hot House-
7.52nd Street Theme-
* Uptown UPCD 27.51   Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker - Town Hall, New York City, June 22, 1945

Dizzy Gillespie And His Bebop Six

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 AtmosphereSpotlite (E) SPJ 123; Klacto (E) MG 102; Stash ST-CD-535
Shaw 'NuffSpotlite (E) SPJ 123; Stash ST-CD-535
Groovin' High-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 123   Charlie Parker - Yardbird In Lotus Land
* Klacto (E) MG 102   Charlie Parker - Bird Meets Birks
* Stash ST-CD-535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

1946

Dizzy Gillespie And His Rebop Six

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 PeanutsMeexa Discox 1776; Spotlite (E) SPJ 123; Phoenix Jazz LP 17
* Meexa Discox 1776   Charlie Parker - Rappin' With Bird
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 123   Charlie Parker - Yardbird In Lotus Land
* Phoenix Jazz LP 17   Charlie Parker - Yardbird In Lotusland

Dizzy Gillespie With Johnny Richards Orchestra

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)Paramount 101, A-1 (withdrawn); Phoenix Jazz LP 4
PAR-101-BWhy Do I Love You (as Part Two)-
PAR-102-AWho (as Part Three)Paramount 102, A-1 (withdrawn); Phoenix Jazz LP 4
PAR-102-BAll The Things You Are (as Part Four)-
* Phoenix Jazz LP 4   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy's Delight
* Paramount A-1 (withdrawn)   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy Meets Kern
* Paramount 101   Dizzy Gillespie - Part One / Part Two
* Paramount 102   Dizzy Gillespie - Part Three / Part Four

Tempo Jazz Men / Dizzy Gillespie Jazzmen

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-EConfirmationDial 1004 (alt.2), 1008, 1008 (alt.1), 1008 (alt.2), LP 212; Spotlite (E) SPJ 132
D1002-EDiggin' For DizDial 1005, LP 212; Spotlite (E) SPJ 132
D1003-ADynamo A (as Dynamo)Dial 1001, 1001 (alt.1), 1001 (alt.3), LP 212; Spotlite (E) SPJ 132
D1003-BDynamo B (as Dynamo A)Dial 1001, 1001 (alt.2), 1001 (alt.4), 1001 (alt.5); Spotlite (E) SPJ 132
D1004-BWhen I Grow Too Old To DreamDial 1004, 1008 (alt.1), LP 212
D1004-E-Dial 1008 (alt.2); Spotlite (E) SPJ 132
D1005-A'Round MidnightDial 1001 (alt.1), 1001 (alt.2), 1001 (alt.4), 1003, LP 212; Spotlite (E) SPJ 132
D1005-B-Dial 1001 (alt.3), 1001 (alt.5); Spotlite (E) SPJ 132
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 132   Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Berman, Fats Navarro - Modern Jazz Trumpets
* Dial LP 212   Various Artists - Dizzy Gillespie And Modern Trumpets
* Dial 1004 (alt.2)   Dizzy Gillespie - Confirmation / Diggin' Diz
* Dial 1008   Tempo Jazz Men - Confirmation / Ralph Burns - Dial-Ogue
= Dial D 1   Various Artists - Bebop Jazz 1947
* Dial 1008 (alt.1)   Dizzy Gillespie - Confirmation / When I Grow Too Old To Dream
* Dial 1008 (alt.2)   Dizzy Gillespie - Confirmation / When I Grow Too Old To Dream
* Dial 1005   Tempo Jazz Men - Diggin' For Diz / Howard McGhee - Trumpet At Tempo
= Dial no numbers   Charlie Parker Septet With Gabriel On Trumpet
* Dial 1001   Tempo Jazz Men - Dynamo A / Dynamo B
* Dial 1001 (alt.1)   Tempo Jazz Men - Dynamo A / 'Round Midnight
* Dial 1001 (alt.3)   Tempo Jazz Men - Dynamo / 'Round Midnight
* Dial 1001 (alt.2)   Tempo Jazz Men - Dynamo A / 'Round Midnight
* Dial 1001 (alt.4)   Tempo Jazz Men - Dynamo B / 'Round Midnight
* Dial 1001 (alt.5)   Tempo Jazz Men - Dynamo B / 'Round Midnight
* Dial 1004   Charlie Parker - Moose The Mooche / Tempo Jazz Men - When I Grow Too Old To
= Dial no numbers   Charlie Parker Septet With Gabriel On Trumpet
* Dial 1003   Tempo Jazz Men - 'Round Midnight / Charlie Parker - Yardbird Suite
= Dial no numbers   Charlie Parker Septet With Gabriel On Trumpet

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Don Byas (tenor sax -1/5) 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)RCA Victor 40-0130, LPV-530; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
2. D6VB1682-252nd Street Theme (take 2)RCA Victor LPM-2398; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
3. D6VB1683-1Night In Tunisia (take 1)RCA Victor 40-0132, LPM-2398; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
4. D6VB1683-2Night In Tunisia (incomplete take)RCA Victor LPV-530; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
5. D6VB1684-1Ol' Man RebopRCA Victor 40-0130, LPM-2398; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
6. D6VB1685-1Anthropology (take 1)RCA Victor 40-0132, LPM-2398; RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
7. D6VB1685-2Anthropology (take 2)RCA Victor LPT-3046, LPV-530; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
* RCA Victor LPV-530   Dizzy Gillespie
* RCA Victor LPM-2398   The Greatest Of Dizzy Gillespie
* RCA Bluebird 5785-1-RB   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizziest
* Bluebird 07863 66528-2   Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete RCA Victor Recordings
* RCA Victor LPT-3046   Various Artists - Crazy... And Cool
* RCA Victor 40-0130   Dizzy Gillespie - 52nd Street Theme / Ol' Man Rebop
* RCA Victor 40-0132   Dizzy Gillespie - A Night In Tunisia / Anthropology

Ben Webster Quintet

Ben Webster (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Bill DeArango (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
NYC, May 15, 1946
H1939Frog And MuleHaven 805; Signature 28128
H1940Spang-
H1941Doctor KeetsHaven 804
H1942Park And Tilford Blues-
* Haven 805   Ben Webster - Frog And Mule / Spang
* Signature 28128   Ben Webster - Frog And Mule / Spang
* Haven 804   Ben Webster - Doctor Keets / Park And Tilford Blues

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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 1Musicraft 404; Prestige PR 24030
5498Oop Bop Sha BamMusicraft 383; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
5499A Handfulla GimmeMusicraft 485; Prestige PR 24030
5500That's Earl, BrotherMusicraft 383; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
* Prestige PR 24030   Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning
* Savoy MG 12020   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High
* Musicraft 404   Dizzy Gillespie - One Bass Hit, Part 1 & 2
* Musicraft 383   Dizzy Gillespie - That's Earl, Brother / Oop Bop Sha Bam
* Musicraft 485   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High / A Handfulla Gimme

Dave Lambert And Buddy Stewart With Red Rodney's Be-Boppers

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 HalfKeynote K668; Mercury EP 1-3094; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL185-1PerdidoMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL185-2-Keynote K657; Mercury EP 1-3094; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL186-1Change AccountKeynote K668; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury EP 1-3094, (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL186-2-Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL187-2Gussie "G"-
HL187-3-Keynote K657; Mercury EP 1-3094; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* EmArcy MG 26001   Various Artists - The Young At Bop
* Keynote K668   Red Rodney - A Cent And A Half / Charge Account
= Keynote K140   Red Rodney, Neal Hefti - Be-Bop
* Keynote K657; Mercury 8906, 8906x45; Clef 8906, 8906x45   Red Rodney - Perdido / Gussie "G"
* Mercury EP 1-3094   Dave Lambert And Buddy Stewart With Red Rodney's Be-Boppers (no details)

Eddie Davis And His Beboppers

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. JazzSavoy 907, MG 12133, SJL 2216
S3368FractureSavoy 933, MG 12133, SJL 2216
S3369Hollerin' And Screamin'Savoy 904, MG 12133, SJL 2216
S3370Stealin' TrashSavoy 907, MG 9026, MG 12133, SJL 2216
* Savoy MG 12133   Fats Navarro Memorial, Vol. 2 - Nostalgia
* Savoy SJL 2216   Fats Navarro - Fat Girl
* Savoy MG 9026   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 5
* Savoy 907   Eddie Davis - Calling Dr. Jazz / Stealin' Trash
* Savoy 933   Eddie Davis - Fracture / Spinal
* Savoy 904   Eddie Davis - Hollerin' And Screamin' / Maternity

Eddie Davis And His Beboppers

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 MysterySavoy 705, MG 12119, SJL 2216
S3372ARed Pepper-
S3373SpinalSavoy 933, MG 12119, SJL 2216
S3374Maternity (as Lard Pot)Savoy 904, XP 8026, MG 12119, SJL 2216
* Savoy MG 12119   Various Artists - In The Beginning Bebop!
* Savoy SJL 2216   Fats Navarro - Fat Girl
* Savoy XP 8026   Fats Navarro - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 7
* Savoy 705   Eddie Davis - Just A Mystery / Red Pepper
* Savoy 933   Eddie Davis - Fracture / Spinal
* Savoy 904   Eddie Davis - Hollerin' And Screamin' / Maternity

1947

Red Rodney's Be-Boppers

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 RhythmMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL196-5-EmArcy MG 36016; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL197-1ElevationKeynote K670; Mercury EP 1-3100; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL198-2Fine And DandyMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL198-3-Keynote K670; Mercury EP 1-3100; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL199-2The Goof And IMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL199-4-EmArcy MG 36016; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* EmArcy MG 36016   Various Artists - The Advance Guard Of The '40s
* EmArcy MG 26001   Various Artists - The Young At Bop
* Mercury EP 1-3100   Various Artists - Parade Of The Bopers, Vol. 7
* Keynote K670   Red Rodney - Elevation / Fine And Dandy
= Keynote K140   Red Rodney, Neal Hefti - Be-Bop

Eddie Davis Quintet

Eddie Davis (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) John Collins (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, April 12, 1947
A1206LoverApollo 767, ALP 477; Xanadu 208
A1207Licks A Plenty-
A1208FoxyApollo 779, ALP 477; Xanadu 208
A1209Sheila-
* Apollo ALP 477   Various Artists - Sax Sounds - Saxomaniac
* Xanadu 208   Frankie Socolow, John Hardee, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette - Bebop Revisited, Vol. 6
* Apollo 767   Eddie Davis - Lover / Licks A Plenty
* Apollo 779   Eddie Davis - Foxy / Sheila

1948

Buddy Stewart Quintet

Wardell Gray (tenor sax -2/4) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar -3,4) Don Russo or Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Perry (drums) Buddy Stewart (vocals)
NYC, April, 1948
1. C-105You Wear Love So WellSittin' In With 502
2. C-106If Love Is TroubleSittin' In With 502, 515; Spotlite (E) SPJ 140
3. C-107Hee HawSittin' In With 515; Spotlite (E) SPJ 140
4. C-108Laughing BoySittin' In With 512; Spotlite (E) SPJ 140
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 140   Al Haig Meets The Master Saxes, Vol. 2
* Sittin' In With 502   Buddy Stewart - You Wear Love So Well / If Love Is Trouble
* Sittin' In With 515   Buddy Stewart - Hee Haw / If Love Is Trouble
* Sittin' In With 512   Buddy Stewart - Shawn / Laughing Boy

Wardell Gray Quartet

Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
NYC, April, 1948
C-126Light Gray (as Dumpy)Sittin' In With 533; Jax 5003; Spotlite (E) SPJ 139; Philology (It) 214 W 14; Mainstream MDCD 722
C-127Stoned (as Finsterness)Sittin' In With 506; Jax 5003; Vogue (E) EPV 1064; Spotlite (E) SPJ 139; Philology (It) 214 W 14
C-127 (alt. tk.)Stoned (as Baldy)Jax 5008; Mainstream 56025, MDCD 722; Spotlite (E) SPJ 139
C-128Matter And Mind (as Nothing)Sittin' In With 506; Jax 5008; Vogue (E) EPV 1064; Spotlite (E) SPJ 139; Philology (It) 214 W 14; Mainstream MDCD 722
C-129The ToupSittin' In With 533; Spotlite (E) SPJ 139; Philology (It) 214 W 14; Mainstream MDCD 722
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 139   Al Haig Meets The Master Saxes, Vol. 1
* Philology (It) 214 W 14   Wardell Gray - Light Gray, Vol. 1
* Mainstream 56025, S/6025; Vogue (F) INT 40019; Mainstream MRL 364; America (F) 30 AM 6159   Stan Getz - A Look At Yesterday
* Mainstream MDCD 722   Stan Getz, Paul Quinichette, Wardell Gray - A Look At Yesterday
* Vogue (E) EPV 1064   Wardell Gray Quartet
* Sittin' In With 533; Jade 703; Jazz Selection (F) JS 626   Wardell Gray - Light Gray / The Toup
* Jax 5003   Wardell Gray - Dumpy / Finsterness
* Sittin' In With 506; Vogue (E) V 2020; Jazz Selection (F) JS 631   Wardell Gray - Stoned / Matter And Mind
* Jax 5008   Wardell Gray - Baldy / Nothing

Dave Lambert And Buddy Stewart / Dave Lambert Trio

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)Sittin' In With 508; Jax 5009; Spotlite (E) SPJ 140
In The Merry Land Of BopMainstream 56025; Spotlite (E) SPJ 140
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 140   Al Haig Meets The Master Saxes, Vol. 2
* Mainstream 56025, S/6025; Vogue (F) INT 40019; Mainstream MRL 364; America (F) 30 AM 6159   Stan Getz - A Look At Yesterday
* Sittin' In With 508; Jazz Selection (F) JS 627; Vogue (E) V 2050   Dave Lambert - Deedle / The Five Bops - Hot Halavah
* Jax 5009   Allen Eager - The Way You Look Tonight / Static

Al Haig Quartet

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)Jade 701, JEP 207; Mainstream 56025; Spotlite (E) SPJ 143
C-143AlwaysSittin' In With 509; Jade JEP 207; Spotlite (E) SPJ 143
C-144In A Little Spanish TownSittin' In With 541; Jade JEP 207; Spotlite (E) SPJ 143
C-145Talk A Little BopSittin' In With 509; Jade JEP 207; Mainstream 56025; Spotlite (E) SPJ 143
* Mainstream 56025, S/6025; Vogue (F) INT 40019; Mainstream MRL 364; America (F) 30 AM 6159   Stan Getz - A Look At Yesterday
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 143   Al Haig Meets The Master Saxes, Vol. 3
* Jade JEP 207   Al Haig Quartet
* Jade 701   Al Haig - Haig 'N' Haig / ???
* Sittin' In With 509   Al Haig - Always / Talk A Little Bop
* Sittin' In With 541   Al Haig - Bowtie / In A Little Spanish Town

Dave Lambert And Buddy Stewart

Kai Winding (trombone) Al Epstein (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Perry (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
NYC, late summer 1948
2046BopelgroundSittin' In With 548; Mainstream 56025; Spotlite (E) SPJ 139
* Mainstream 56025, S/6025; Vogue (F) INT 40019; Mainstream MRL 364; America (F) 30 AM 6159   Stan Getz - A Look At Yesterday
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 139   Al Haig Meets The Master Saxes, Vol. 1
* Sittin' In With 548; Vogue (E) V 2039; Jazz Selection (F) JS 674   Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart - Bopelground / Dave Lambert - Bopelbaby

Dave Lambert Quintet

Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Charlie Perry (drums) Dave Lambert (vocals)
NYC, late summer 1948
2047BopelbabySittin' In With 548; Spotlite (E) SPJ 139
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 139   Al Haig Meets The Master Saxes, Vol. 1
* Sittin' In With 548; Vogue (E) V 2039; Jazz Selection (F) JS 674   Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart - Bopelground / Dave Lambert - Bopelbaby

Charlie Parker Quintet

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 GarritySavoy ZDS 4411/12
MC: Symphony Sid talking about 52nd Street Theme-
52nd Street ThemeSavoy MG 12186; ESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Ko-KoSavoy MG 12179; Everest FS 214; ESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3001, ESPCD 3001   Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Everest FS 214   Charlie Parker On The Air, Vol. 1
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Allen Eager Quartette

Allen Eager (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Perry (drums)
NYC, fall 1948
4028Pogo StickJax 5006; Spotlite (E) SPJ 140
4029 | J-200Alley Talk (as Bowtie)Jax 5006; Sittin' In With 541; Spotlite (E) SPJ 140
4030The Way You Look TonightJax 5009; Spotlite (E) SPJ 140; IAJRC 15
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 140   Al Haig Meets The Master Saxes, Vol. 2
* IAJRC 15   Various Artists - Battle Of Tenor Saxes
* Jax 5006   Allen Eager - Pogo Stick / Alley Talk
* Sittin' In With 541   Al Haig - Bowtie / In A Little Spanish Town
* Jax 5009   Allen Eager - The Way You Look Tonight / Static

Stan Getz Quintet

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar -1/7) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Perry (drums)
NYC, October 25 & 26, 1948
1. C-121-1Pardon My Bop ISpotlite (E) SPJ 140; Mainstream MDCD 722
2. C-121-2Pardon My Bop II-
3. C-121-3Pardon My Bop IIISittin' In With 532; Dale EP 201; Spotlite (E) SPJ 140
4. C-122As I Live And I BopSittin' In With 505; Dale EP 200, LP 21; Mainstream 56025, MDCD 722; Spotlite (E) SPJ 140
5. C-122 (alt. tk.)As I Live And I Bop (as Bopcycle)Jax 5002; Mainstream MDCD 722
6. C-123Interlude In BebopSittin' In With 505; Dale EP 200, LP 21; Mainstream 56025, MDCD 722
7. C-123 (alt. tk.)Interlude In Bebop (as Bopelbath)Sittin' In With 549; Dale EP 201, LP 21; Spotlite (E) SPJ 140
8. C-124Diaper PinSittin' In With 532; Dale EP 200, LP 21; Mainstream 56025; Spotlite (E) SPJ 140; Mainstream MDCD 722
9. C-124 (alt. tk.)Diaper Pin (as Pinhead)Sittin' In With 549; Dale EP 201, LP 21; Spotlite (E) SPJ 140; Mainstream MDCD 722
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 140   Al Haig Meets The Master Saxes, Vol. 2
* Mainstream 56025, S/6025; Vogue (F) INT 40019; Mainstream MRL 364; America (F) 30 AM 6159   Stan Getz - A Look At Yesterday
* Mainstream MDCD 722   Stan Getz, Paul Quinichette, Wardell Gray - A Look At Yesterday
* Dale LP 21   Stan Getz - Stan In Retrospect
* Dale EP 201   Stan Getz - Stan In Retrospect
* Dale EP 200   Stan Getz - Stan In Retrospect
* Sittin' In With 532; Jade 702; Vogue (E) V 2030; Jazz Selection (F) JS 630   Stan Getz - Pardon My Bop / Diaper Pin
* Sittin' In With 505; Vogue (E) V 2033; Jazz Selection (F) JS 673   Stan Getz - As I Live And I Bop / Interlude In Bebop
* Jax 5002   Stan Getz - Bopcycle / Frosty
* Sittin' In With 549; Vogue (E) V 2031   Stan Getz - Bopelbath / Pinhead

The Five Bops

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)Sittin' In With 508; Mainstream 56025; Spotlite (E) SPJ 139; Vogue (Swd) 4007
* Mainstream 56025, S/6025; Vogue (F) INT 40019; Mainstream MRL 364; America (F) 30 AM 6159   Stan Getz - A Look At Yesterday
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 139   Al Haig Meets The Master Saxes, Vol. 1
* Sittin' In With 508; Jazz Selection (F) JS 627; Vogue (E) V 2050   Dave Lambert - Deedle / The Five Bops - Hot Halavah
* Vogue (Swd) 4007   ??? - ??? / The Five Bops - Hot Halavah

Stan Getz Octet

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)Jax 5002; Dale EP 200, LP 21; Spotlite (E) SPJ 140
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 140   Al Haig Meets The Master Saxes, Vol. 2
* Dale LP 21   Stan Getz - Stan In Retrospect
* Dale EP 200   Stan Getz - Stan In Retrospect
* Jax 5002   Stan Getz - Bopcycle / Frosty

John Hardee On Tenor Sax / The Four Bops

John Hardee (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Norman "Tiny" Kahn (drums)
NYC, November 30, 1948
C-109CobblestonesCastle 507; Jax 5004; Spotlite (E) SPJ 139; Xanadu 208; Mainstream MDCD 722
C-110Prelude To A KissCastle 503; Jax 5004; Spotlite (E) SPJ 139; Xanadu 208
C-111Boppin' In B FlatCastle 503; Jax 5010; Spotlite (E) SPJ 139; Xanadu 208; Mainstream MDCD 722
C-112Man With A HornCastle 507; Jax 5010; Spotlite (E) SPJ 139; Xanadu 208; Mainstream MDCD 722
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 139   Al Haig Meets The Master Saxes, Vol. 1
* Xanadu 208   Frankie Socolow, John Hardee, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette - Bebop Revisited, Vol. 6
* Mainstream MDCD 722   Stan Getz, Paul Quinichette, Wardell Gray - A Look At Yesterday
* Castle 507; Sittin' In With 507; Vogue (E) V 2038   John Hardee - Cobblestones / Man With A Horn
* Jax 5004   John Hardee - Cobblestones / Prelude To A Kiss
* Castle 503; Sittin' In With 503   The Four Bops - Boppin' In B Flat / Prelude To A Kiss
* Jax 5010   John Hardee - Boppin' In B Flat / Man With A Horn

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 11, 1948
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Groovin' HighSavoy MG 12186; Everest FS 214; ESP-Disk' ESP 3000
MC: Charlie Parker, Al Heig takeingSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Big FootSavoy MG 12186; Everest FS 214; ESP-Disk' ESP 3000
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Ornithology (as Thriving On From A Riff)Savoy MG 12179; Everest FS 214; ESP-Disk' ESP 3000
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
On A Slow Boat To ChinaESP-Disk' ESP 3000; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* Everest FS 214   Charlie Parker On The Air, Vol. 1
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3000, ESPCD 3000   Charlie Parker - Live Performances
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 12, 1948
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Hot HouseSavoy MG 12186; Everest FS 214; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Salt PeanutsEverest FS 214; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* Everest FS 214   Charlie Parker On The Air, Vol. 1
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 18, 1948
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Chasin' The Bird-
MC-
Out Of NowhereEverest FS 214; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
How High The MoonEverest FS 214; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
* Everest FS 214   Charlie Parker On The Air, Vol. 1
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 25, 1948
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Half NelsonESP-Disk' ESP 3000; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
White ChristmasESP-Disk' ESP 3000; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Little Willie LeapsESP-Disk' ESP 3000; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3000, ESPCD 3000   Charlie Parker - Live Performances
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

1949

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 1, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Be-BopESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
On A Slow Boat To ChinaESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
OrnithologyESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Groovin' HighESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MC: Symphony Sid, Charlie ParkerSavoy ZDS 4411/12
East Of The SunESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
CherylESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3001, ESPCD 3001   Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Royal Roost All Stars

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
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
How High The Moon-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer-
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Joe Harris (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 15, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The Apple-
MC-
Be-Bop-
MC-
Hot House-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Miles Davis Octet

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 SquirrelRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 514
2.Anthropology-
3.Body And Soul-
4.Fine And Dandy-
5.How High The Moon-
* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 514   Miles Davis - Nonet 1948 - Jam 1949

Dave Lambert

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' AlongCapitol 60014
3402Beban Cubop-
3403Hawaiian War ChantCapitol 60011
3404Always-
* Capitol 60014   Dave Lambert - When The Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along / Beban Cubop
* Capitol 60011   Dave Lambert - Hawaiian War Chant / Always

Miles Davis Nonet

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
3395-3EJeruCapitol 57-60005, H-459, T-792
3396-3DMoveCapitol 15404, T-792
3397-2EGodchildCapitol 57-60005, H-459, T-792
3398-1DHallucinations (aka Budo)Capitol 15404, T-792
* Capitol T-792   Miles Davis - Birth Of The Cool
= Capitol M-11026   Miles Davis - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 1 - The Complete Birth Of The Cool
* Capitol H-459   Miles Davis - Classics In Jazz
* Capitol 57-60005   Miles Davis - Jeru / Godchild
* Capitol 15404   Miles Davis - Move / Budo

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 22, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Oop Bop Sh'bam-
MC-
Scrapple From The Apple-
MC-
Salt Peanuts-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 29, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Groovin' High-
MC-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 5, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The Apple-
MC-
Barbados-
MC-
Salt Peanuts-
MC-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 12, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The AppleSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14, SVY 17028
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
BarbadosSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14, SVY 17028
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
BebopSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14, SVY 17028
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid with MC. at conculusion Sid is heard briefly with Dinah WashingtonSavoy ZDS 4413/14
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2
* Savoy SVY 17028   Kenny Dorham - Blues In Bebop

Charlie Parker Septet

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
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Groovin' HighSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
ConfirmationSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Salt PeanutsSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MC: Jumpin' With Symphony SidSavoy ZDS 4413/14
commercial break #1-
commercial break #2-
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Septet

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): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 26, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Half NelsonSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
A Night In TunisiaSavoy MG 12186, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The AppleSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Deedle-
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Septet

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 | 292-3CardboardNorgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8009, VE2 2501
2543-2 | 293-4VisaMercury 11022, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8009, MGV 8000, VE2 2501
* Norgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8126   Various Artists - Alto Saxes
* Verve MGV 8009   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Mercury MGC 512; Clef MGC 512; Universal (J) UCCV-9034   Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz
* Mercury 11022; Clef 11022   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (common)

Charlie Parker Septet

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, March 5, 1949
Introduction By Dave Lambert And Buddy StewartSavoy ZDS 4413/14
What's This-
MC-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
Cheryl-
MC-
Anthropology-
MC-
Hurry Home-
Deedle-
Royal Roost Bop-
MC-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Septet

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.BarbadosJazz Showcase 5003
2.Anthropology-
* Jazz Showcase 5003   Charlie Parker - Bird On The Road

Charlie Parker Septet

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, March 12, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
CherylSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
introduction By Charlie ParkerSavoy ZDS 4413/14
On A Slow Boat To ChinaSavoy MG 12186, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Chasin' The BirdSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
Jumpin' With Symphony SidSavoy ZDS 4413/14
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Al Haig Sextet / Wardell Gray Sextet

Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Terry Swope (vocals -1,2)
NYC, circa April, 1949
1. SR1382Sugar Hill (as Sugar Hill Bop)Seeco 10-002, SPL 7; Dawn DEP 101
2. SR1381Five Star-
3. SR1384(It's The) Talk Of The TownSeeco 10-003, SPL 7; Dawn 204, DEP 101, DLP 1126
4. SR1383In A PinchSeeco 10-003, SPL 7; Dawn DEP 101, DLP 1126
* Dawn DLP 1126   Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Paul Quinichette, Wardell Grey - Tenors Anyone?
* Seeco SPL 7   Al Haig - Highlights In Modern Jazz
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1929-2   Al Haig Trio And Sextets
* Dawn DEP 101   Al Haig Quintet
* Seeco 10-002   Al Haig - Five Star / Sugar Hill Bop
* Seeco 10-003   Al Haig - In A Pinch / Talk Of The Town
* Dawn 204   Al Haig - Talk Of The Town / Pennies From Heaven

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1949
2755-5 | 294-3SegmentVerve MGV 8009, VE2 2501
2756-2 | 295-2Passport (rare)Mercury 11022x45, MGC 512
2756-5 | 295-5Passport (common)Mercury 11022; Verve MGV 8009, MGV 8000, VE2 2501
2757-4 | 296-3Diverse (as Segment)Verve MGV 8009
* Verve MGV 8009   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Mercury MGC 512; Clef MGC 512; Universal (J) UCCV-9034   Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz
* Mercury 11022x45; Clef 11022x45   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (rare)
* Mercury 11022; Clef 11022   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (common)

Charlie Parker Quintet

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 IBird In Paris CP 3; Spotlite (E) SPJ 118
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-
Out Of Nowhere IIIJazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004
A Night In Tunisia-
Moose The Mooche-
Hot House-
I Got Rhythm (as Blues)-
52nd Street Theme III-
* Bird In Paris CP 3   Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 118   Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris
* Jazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004   Charlie Parker In France 1949

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Colisee Movie Theatre", Roubaix, France, May 12, 1949
OrnithologyJazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004
Out Of Nowhere-
Cheryl-
52nd Street Theme-
Lover Man-
Groovin' High-
Half Nelson-
52nd Street Theme (alternate take)-
* Jazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004   Charlie Parker In France 1949

Al Haig Sextet / Stan Getz Sextet

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Charlie Perry (drums) Carlos Vidal (congas)
NYC, May 12, 1949
SR1393Skull BusterSeeco 10-005, SPL 7; Dawn DEP 102, DLP 1126
SR1394Ante Room-
SR1395Poop DeckSeeco 10-006, SPL 7; Dawn DEP 102, DLP 1126
SR1396Pennies From HeavenSeeco 10-006, SPL 7; Dawn 204, DEP 102, DLP 1126
* Dawn DLP 1126   Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Paul Quinichette, Wardell Grey - Tenors Anyone?
* Seeco SPL 7   Al Haig - Highlights In Modern Jazz
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1929-2   Al Haig Trio And Sextets
* Dawn DEP 102   Al Haig Sextet
* Seeco 10-005   Al Haig - Skull Buster / Ante Room
* Seeco 10-006; Blue Star (F) 211   Al Haig - Poop Deck / Pennies From Heaven
* Dawn 204   Al Haig - Talk Of The Town / Pennies From Heaven

Festival International De Jazz All Stars

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)Bird In Paris CP 3; Spotlite (E) SPJ 118
* Bird In Paris CP 3   Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 118   Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) James Moody (tenor sax -1/4) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, May 15, 1949
1. ST3010Prince AlbertVogue (F) V 5009, LD 014, LDA 16008; Blue Note BLP 5010; Prestige PR 7841; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
2. ST3011Baby Sis (as Maxology)Vogue (F) V 5010, LD 014, LDA 16008; Prestige PRLP 113, PR 7841; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
3. ST3012Tomorrow (aka Yesterdays)Vogue (F) V 5011, LD 014; Blue Note BLP 5010; Prestige PR 7841; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
4. ST3013MaximumVogue (F) V 5012, LD 014, LDA 16008; Blue Note 1570, BLP 5010; Prestige PR 7841; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
5. ST3014Ham And Haig (aka Hot House)Vogue (F) V 5012, LD 014; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
* Vogue (F) LDA 16008   Max Roach, Clifford Brown - 2 Giants
* Prestige PR 7841   Al Haig Trio And Quintet
* Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97   James Moody - In The Beginning - Jazz Legacy 47
* Vogue (F) LD 014   Max Roach
* Blue Note BLP 5010   Max Roach, James Moody, Art Blakey - New Sounds
* Prestige PRLP 113   Fats Navarro, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Kenny Dorham - Modern Jazz Trumpets
* Vogue (F) V 5009; Blue Note 1569   Max Roach - Prince Albert, Part 1 & 2
* Vogue (F) V 5010   Max Roach - Baby Sis, Part 1 & 2
= Prestige 702   James Moody - Maxology, Part 1 & 2
* Vogue (F) V 5011; Blue Note 1571   Max Roach - Tomorrow, Part 1 & 2
* Vogue (F) V 5012   Max Roach - Maximum / Ham And Haig
* Blue Note 1570   Max Roach - Maximum / James Moody - Just Moody

Stan Getz Bop Stars

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
NYC, June 21, 1949
JRC24EIndian SummerPrestige 740, PREP 1310, PRLP 108, PRLP 7002, PR 24019
JRC25ELong Island SoundNew Jazz 805; Prestige PREP 1310; New Jazz NJLP 102; Prestige PRLP 102, PRLP 7002, PR 24019
JRC26DMar-CiaNew Jazz 805; Prestige PREP 1310; New Jazz NJLP 102; Prestige PRLP 102, PRLP 7002
JRC27B | JRC60PrezervationNew Jazz 818; Prestige PREP 1342, PRLP 7013, PR 7516, PR 24019
JRC27CCrazy ChordsNew Jazz 811; Prestige PREP 1310, PRLP 108, PRLP 7002, PR 24019
* Prestige PRLP 7002; Original Jazz Classics OJC-121, OJCCD-121-2   Stan Getz Quartets
= New Jazz NJLP 8214   Stan Getz - Long Island Sound
= Prestige PRLP 7256, PR 7337   Stan Getz Greatest Hits
* Prestige PR 24019   Stan Getz - Five Brothers
* Prestige PRLP 7013; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1726, OJCCD-1726-2   Various Artists - Conception
* Prestige PR 7516; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-706-2   Stan Getz, Al Haig - Prezervation
* Prestige PRLP 108   Stan Getz, Lee Konitz - The New Sounds
* New Jazz NJLP 102   Stan Getz, Vol. 1
* Prestige PRLP 102   Stan Getz, Vol. 1
* Prestige PREP 1310   Stan Getz Quartet, Vol. 1
* Prestige PREP 1342   Stan Getz, Lee Konitz - New Sounds
* Prestige 740   Stan Getz - What's New / Indian Summer
* New Jazz 805; Prestige 710   Stan Getz - Long Island Sound / Mar-Cia
* New Jazz 818; Prestige 818   Stan Getz - Battleground / Prezervation
* New Jazz 811; Prestige 811   Stan Getz - Speedway / Crazy Chords

Danny Payne With Al Haig Trio

Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Danny Payne (vocals)
NYC, July 14, 1949
D176Gee How You Thrill MeDiscovery 516
D177My Mother's BirthdayDiscovery 508
D178World Of My Own-
D179Once In A WhileDiscovery 516
* Discovery 516   Danny Payne, Al Haig - Gee How You Thrill Me / Once In A While
* Discovery 508   Danny Payne, Al Haig - My Mother's Birthday / World Of My Own

Junior Daniels With Al Haig Trio

Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Junior Daniels (vocals)
NYC, July 15, 1949
D180Did I Rememberunissued
D181Autumn SerenadeDiscovery 507
D182The Lam Is Low-
D183Goodnight My Loveunissued
* Discovery 507   Junior Daniels, Al Haig - Autumn Serenade / The Lam Is Low

Al Haig Sextet

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 BottleHarry Lim HL 1; Prestige PR 7516
2. HLO 2Earless Engineering-
3. HLO 3Be Still TVHarry Lim HL 2; Prestige PR 7516, (J) SLP 47
4. HLO 4Short P, Not LP-
* Prestige PR 7516; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-706-2   Stan Getz, Al Haig - Prezervation
* Prestige (J) SLP 47   Various Artists - Early Prestige Sessions 1949/50
* Harry Lim HL 1   Al Haig - Pinch Bottle / Earless Engineering
* Harry Lim HL 2   Al Haig - Be Still TV / Short P, Not LP

Coleman Hawkins All Stars

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 HeadMercury 8909
277-7SkippyMercury 8912
278-5Platinum LoveNorgran MGN 1034
278-6-Mercury 8909; Verve MGV 8230
279-6 | 63VK638There's A Small HotelMercury 8912; Norgran MGN 1034; Verve V/V6 8568, VSP 17
* Norgran MGN 1034; Verve MGV 8125   Various Artists - Tenor Saxes
* Verve MGV 8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation
* Verve V/V6 8568   The Essential Coleman Hawkins
* Verve VSP 17   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad
* Mercury 8909, 8909x45; Clef 8909, 8909x45   Coleman Hawkins - The Big Head / Platinum Love
* Mercury 8912, 8912x45; Clef 8912, 8912x45   Coleman Hawkins - Skippy / There's A Small Hotel

Don Lanphere Quintet

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Don Lanphere (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, September 20, 1949
JRC35AWailing WallPrestige PR 24046
JRC35BWailing Wall (incomplete)Prestige unissued
JRC35C--
JRC35DWailing WallNew Jazz 819; Prestige PRLP 113; New Jazz NJLP 8296; Prestige P-24081, (J) SLP 47, PRCD-24114-2
JRC35E-Prestige PREP 1321, PRCD-24114-2
JRC36AGo (incomplete)Prestige unissued
JRC36BGo-
JRC36BC-New Jazz 812; Prestige PRCD-24114-2
JRC36C-Prestige PREP 1321, PRLP 113; New Jazz NJLP 8296; Prestige P-24081, PRCD-24114-2
JRC36DGo (incomplete)Prestige unissued
JRC36EGo-
JRC37AInfatuation (incomplete)-
JRC37BInfatuationNew Jazz 819; Prestige PREP 1321; New Jazz NJLP 8296; Prestige P-24081, PRCD-24114-2
JRC37CInfatuation (incomplete)Prestige unissued
JRC37DInfatuationPrestige PRCD-24114-2
JRC38AStop (incomplete)Prestige unissued
JRC38BStopNew Jazz 812; Prestige PREP 1321, PRLP 113; New Jazz NJLP 8296; Prestige P-24081, (J) SLP 47, PRCD-24114-2
JRC38CStop (incomplete)Prestige unissued
JRC38DStopPrestige PRCD-24114-2
* Prestige PR 24046   Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige
* New Jazz NJLP 8296; Prestige PR 16002   Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro - Trumpet Giants
* Prestige P-24081   Various Artists - Fisrt Sessions 1949-50
* Prestige (J) SLP 47   Various Artists - Early Prestige Sessions 1949/50
* Prestige PRCD-24114-2   Don Lanphere, Fats Navarro, Leo Parker, Al Haig - Prestige First Sessions, Vol. 1
* Prestige PRLP 113   Fats Navarro, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Kenny Dorham - Modern Jazz Trumpets
* Prestige PREP 1321   Fats Navarro Quintet
* New Jazz 819; Prestige 819   Fats Navarro - Wailing Wall / Infatuation
* New Jazz 812; Prestige 812   Fats Navarro - Stop / Go

Wardell Gray Quartet

Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, November 11, 1949
JRC46ATwistedPrestige P-24062; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-050-2
JRC46B-Prestige PR 24046; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-050-2
JRC46C-Prestige unissued
JRC46D-New Jazz 817; Prestige P-24062; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-050-2
JRC46E-Prestige PRLP 115, PRLP 7008, P-24062; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-050-2
JRC47ASouthsideOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-050-2
JRC47B--
JRC47C--
JRC47D-Prestige P-24062; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-050-2
JRC47E-New Jazz 828; Prestige PRLP 115, PRLP 7008, P-24062; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-050-2
JRC47F-Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-050-2
JRC47G--
JRC48AEasy LivingPrestige P-24062; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-050-2
JRC48B-New Jazz 817; Prestige PRLP 115, PRLP 7008, P-24081; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-050-2
JRC49ASweet LorraineNew Jazz 828; Prestige PRLP 115, PRLP 7008; Moodsville MVLP 37; Prestige P-24062; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-050-2
* Prestige P-24062   Wardell Gray - Central Avenue
* Prestige PR 24046   Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige
* Prestige PRLP 7008; Original Jazz Classics OJC-050   Wardell Gray Memorial, Vol. 1
= Prestige PR 7343   Wardell Gray Memorial Album
* Prestige P-24081   Various Artists - Fisrt Sessions 1949-50
* Moodsville MVLP 37   Various Artists - Lusty Moods Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen
= Status ST 8319   Various Artists - Lusty Moods
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-050-2   Wardell Gray Memorial, Vol. 1
* Prestige PRLP 115   Wardell Gray Tenor Sax
* New Jazz 817; Prestige 707   Wardell Gray - Twisted / Easy Living
* New Jazz 828   Wardell Gray - Sweet Lorraine / Southside
= Prestige 711   Wardell Gray - Southside / Sweet Lorraine

Charlie Parker Quintet

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 WaterfrontPhilology (It) 214 W 12
--
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-
--
same session
Hot House (Short)Philology (It) 214 W 15
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)-
* Philology (It) 214 W 12   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 2
* Philology (It) 214 W 15   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 3

Al Haig Quintet

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.AlwaysIAJRC 20; Spotlite (E) SPJ 143; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1003
2.Sweet Miss-
3.Long Island Sound-
* IAJRC 20   Various Artists - Stars Of Modern Jazz Concert At Carnegie Hall
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 143   Al Haig Meets The Master Saxes, Vol. 3
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1003   Stan Getz Quintet Live At Carnegie Hall

Charlie Parker Quintet

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
OrnithologyS.C.A.M. JPG 1
Cheryl-
Ko-Ko-
Bird Of Paradise-
Now's The Time-
* S.C.A.M. JPG 1   Charlie Parker - Dance Of The Infidels

1950

Stan Getz Quartet

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Junior Parker (vocals -1,2)
NYC, January 6, 1950
1. BL1200CStardustBirdland 6002; Prestige PR 7516, (J) SLP 47
2. BL1201BGoodnight, My Love-
3. BL1202CThere's A Small HotelBirdland 6001; Prestige 45-250, PREP 1311, PRLP 7002; Moodsville MVLP 35; Prestige PR 24019
4. BL1203AToo Marvelous For WordsPrestige 729, 45-283, PREP 1311, PRLP 104, PRLP 7002, PR 24019
5. BL1204AI've Got You Under My SkinPrestige PRLP 104
6. BL1204B-Birdland 6001; Prestige 45-250, PREP 1311, PRLP 7002; Moodsville MVLP 34
7. BL1205What's NewPrestige 740, 45-283, PREP 1311, PRLP 104, PRLP 7002
8. JRC1210IntoitNew Jazz 867; Prestige PREP 1342, PRLP 7013, PR 7516, PR 24019
* Prestige PR 7516; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-706-2   Stan Getz, Al Haig - Prezervation
* Prestige (J) SLP 47   Various Artists - Early Prestige Sessions 1949/50
* Prestige PRLP 7002; Original Jazz Classics OJC-121, OJCCD-121-2   Stan Getz Quartets
= New Jazz NJLP 8214   Stan Getz - Long Island Sound
= Prestige PRLP 7256, PR 7337   Stan Getz Greatest Hits
* Moodsville MVLP 35   Various Artists - Music Of Richard Rodgers Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen
* Prestige PR 24019   Stan Getz - Five Brothers
* Moodsville MVLP 34   Various Artists - Music Of Cole Porter Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen
* Prestige PRLP 7013; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1726, OJCCD-1726-2   Various Artists - Conception
* Prestige PRLP 104   Stan Getz, Vol. 2
* Prestige PREP 1311   Stan Getz Quartet, Vol. 2
* Prestige PREP 1342   Stan Getz, Lee Konitz - New Sounds
* Prestige 45-250   Stan Getz - There's A Small Hotel / I've Got You Under My Skin
* Prestige 45-283   Stan Getz - What's New / Too Marvelous For Words
* Birdland 6002   Junior Parker - Stardust / Goodnight, My Love
* Birdland 6001; Prestige 708   Stan Getz - There's A Small Hotel / I've Got You Under My Skin
* Prestige 729, 729x45   Terry Gibbs - Michelle / Stan Getz - Too Marvelous For Words
* Prestige 740   Stan Getz - What's New / Indian Summer
* New Jazz 867   Stan Getz - You Stepped Out Of A Dream / Intoit
= Prestige 867   Stan Getz - Intoit / You Stepped Out Of A Dream

Herbie Steward Quintet

Herbie Steward (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Curly Russell (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, January 17, 1950
R1017Medicine ManRoost 515; Vogue (E) EPV 1085
R1018Passport To Pimlico-
R1019'Tain't No UseRoost 510
R1020Sinbad The Tailor-
* Vogue (E) EPV 1085   Herbie Steward
* Roost 515; Jazz Selection (F) JS 788; Vogue (E) V 2154; Gazell (Swd) 200?   Herbie Steward - Medicine Man / Passport To Pimlico
* Roost 510; Gazell (Swd) 202?   Herbie Steward - 'Tain't No Use / Sinbad The Tailor

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) unknown or Al Haig (piano) unknown (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Hotel Diplomat", NYC, early 1950
Billie's BounceStash ST-260
Caravan-
Drifting On A Reed-
* Stash ST-260, ST-CD-260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop - Bird On Tenor 1943

Mary Ann McCall With Al Cohn's Band

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 YouRoost 514
R1022The Sky Is CryingRoost 511
R1023After I Say I'm Sorry-
R1024Until The Real Thing Comes AlongRoost 514
* Roost 514   Mary Ann McCall - I Cried For You / Until The Real Thing Comes Along
* Roost 511   Mary Ann McCall - The Sky Is Crying / After I Say I'm Sorry

Charlie Parker Sextet

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

Charlie Parker Quintet

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 IJazz Workshop JWS 500; Prestige PR 24009
OrnithologyDebut (D) DEP 35; Jazz Workshop JWS 500; Prestige PR 24009
I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
Embraceable You-
Scrapple From The Apple-
Hot HouseDebut (D) DEP 36; Jazz Workshop JWS 500; Prestige PR 24009
Now's The Time-
Visa-
Star Eyes-
ConfirmationDebut (D) DEP 37; Jazz Workshop JWS 500; Prestige PR 24009; Impulse! ASH-9253-3
Out Of NowhereDebut (D) DEP 37; Jazz Workshop JWS 500; Prestige PR 24009
What's New-
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes-
I Cover The WaterfrontJazz Workshop JWS 500; Prestige PR 24009
52nd Street Theme II-
same session
52nd Street Theme IIIZim ZM 1007
Perdido-
I Can't Get Started-
52nd Street Theme IV-
Anthropology-
52nd Street Theme V-
Groovin' High-
52nd Street Theme VI-
Cheryl-
* Jazz Workshop JWS 500; Fantasy LP 6012, LP 86012; Original Jazz Classics OJC-041, OJCCD-041-2; America (F) 30 AM 6062   Charlie Parker - Bird At St. Nick's
* Prestige PR 24009   Charlie Parker
* Impulse! ASH-9253-3   Various Artists - The Saxophone
* Zim ZM 1007   Charlie Parker At The Apollo Theater And St. Nick's Arena
* Debut (D) DEP 35   Charlie Parker - Bird At St. Nick's, Vol. 1
* Debut (D) DEP 36   Charlie Parker - Bird At St. Nick's, Vol. 2
* Debut (D) DEP 37   Charlie Parker - Bird At St. Nick's, Vol. 3

Al Haig Trio

Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, February 27, 1950
JRC1100CLizaNew Jazz 822; Prestige PREP 1328, PRLP 175, PR 7516, P-24081, PRCD-24114-2
JRC1101CStars Fell On AlabamaNew Jazz 822; Prestige PREP 1328, PRLP 175, PR 7516, P-24081, (J) SLP 47, PRCD-24114-2
JRC1102CStairway To The StarsNew Jazz 823; Prestige PREP 1328, PRLP 175, PR 7516, P-24081, PRCD-24114-2
JRC1103AOpus CapriceNew Jazz 823; Prestige PREP 1328, PRLP 175, PR 7516, P-24052, P-24081, (J) SLP 47, PRCD-24114-2
* Prestige PR 7516; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-706-2   Stan Getz, Al Haig - Prezervation
* Prestige P-24081   Various Artists - Fisrt Sessions 1949-50
* Prestige (J) SLP 47   Various Artists - Early Prestige Sessions 1949/50
* Prestige P-24052   Various Artists - Piano Giants
* Prestige PRCD-24114-2   Don Lanphere, Fats Navarro, Leo Parker, Al Haig - Prestige First Sessions, Vol. 1
* Prestige PRLP 175   Al Haig, Mary Lou Williams - Piano Moderns
* Prestige PREP 1328   Al Haig Trio
* New Jazz 822; Gazell (Swd) 2014   Al Haig - Liza / Stars Fell On Alabama
* New Jazz 823; Prestige 823   Al Haig - Stairway To The Stars / Opus Caprice

Stan Getz Quartet

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1950
R1029On The AlamoRoost 522, 7243 8 59622 2
R1029 (alt. tk.)-Roost RLP 2258, 7243 8 59622 2
R1030Gone With The WindRoost 516, RLP 402, RLP 2207, RLP 2255, 7243 8 59622 2
R1031YesterdaysRoost 512, RLP 402, RLP 2207, RLP 2255, 7243 8 59622 2
R1032Sweety PieRoost 512, RLP 402, RLP 2207, RLP 2249, 7243 8 59622 2
R1033Thou Swellunissued
R1034You Go To My HeadRoost 578, RLP 423, 7243 8 59622 2
R1035Hershey BarRoost 516, RLP 402, RLP 2207, RLP 2249, 7243 8 59622 2; Jazztone (Eu) J-1245
* Roost RLP 2258   Stan Getz - The Getz Age
* Roost RLP 2207   Stan Getz - The Sound
* Roost RLP 2255   Stan Getz - Modern World
* Roost RLP 2249   The Greatest Of Stan Getz
* Jazztone (Eu) J-1245   Various Artists - Modern Jazz Festival
= Jazztone (F) J-1245   Various Artists - Festival Du Jazz Moderne
* Roost 7243 8 59622 2   Stan Getz - The Complete Roost Recordings
* Roost RLP 402   Stan Getz, Vol. 1
* Roost RLP 423   Stan Getz - Split Kick
* Roost 522   Stan Getz - On The Alamo / For Stompers Only
* Roost 516   Stan Getz - Gone With The Wind / Hershey Bar
* Roost 512   Stan Getz - Yesterdays / Sweety Pie
* Roost 578   Stan Getz - You Go To My Head / Fools Rush In

Charlie Parker Quintet + Guests

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
Just Friends Irejected
April In Paris I-
52nd Street Theme IGrotto 495
Just Friends IIKlacto (E) MG 101; Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1002
April In Paris II-
A Night In TunisiaGrotto 495
52nd Street Theme IIGrotto 495; Klacto (E) MG 101; Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1002
52nd Street Theme III
Just Friends IIIS.C.A.M. JPG 4
April In Paris III-
Medley I: Bewitched / SummertimeKlacto (E) MG 101; Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1002
Medley II: I Cover The Waterfront / Gone With The Wind-
Easy To Love-
52nd Street Theme IV-
Medley III: What's New / It's The Talk Of The Town
Moose The MoocheS.C.A.M. JPG 4
52nd Street Theme V-
* Grotto 495   Charlie Parker - Ultimate Bird 1949-50
* Klacto (E) MG 101   Charlie Parker - Ballads And Birdland
* Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1002   Charlie Parker, Vol. 1 - Ballads And Birdland
* S.C.A.M. JPG 4   Charlie Parker - Just Friends

Leo Parker Quartet

Leo Parker (baritone, alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums -1/3,5/7) Jack "The Bear" Parker (drums -4,8/12)
NYC, July 20, 1950
1. JRC94?Bewitched, Bothered And Bewilderedunissued
2. JRC95AMona Lisa (incomplete)-
3. JRC95BMona LisaPrestige P-24081, PRCD-24114-2
4. JRC96AWho's Mad-
5. JRC97ADarn That Dream (incomplete)unissued
6. JRC97BDarn That DreamPrestige P-24081, PRCD-24114-2
7. JRC98BI'll Cross My FingersPrestige 720, P-24081, PRCD-24114-2
8. JRC99AMad Lad Returnsunissued
9. JRC99A or B or C-Prestige PRCD-24114-2
10. JRC99B-unissued
11. JRC99CMad Lad Returns (incomplete)-
12. JRC99DMad Lad ReturnsPrestige 720, PR 24046, PRCD-24114-2
* Prestige P-24081   Various Artists - Fisrt Sessions 1949-50
* Prestige PR 24046   Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige
* Prestige PRCD-24114-2   Don Lanphere, Fats Navarro, Leo Parker, Al Haig - Prestige First Sessions, Vol. 1
* Prestige 720   Leo Parker - I'll Cross My Fingers / Mad Lad Returns

Charlie Parker Quartet With Strings

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 ICharlie Parker CP 513
April In Paris I-
Easy To Love I-
What Is This Thing Called Love I-
* Charlie Parker CP 513   Charlie Parker - Parker Plus Strings

Charlie Parker Quartet With Strings

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 personnel
"Apollo Theater", NYC, August 23, 1950
Repetition IICharlie Parker CP 513
Repetition III-
April In Paris II-
April In Paris III-
Easy To Love II-
Easy To Love IIIColumbia JC 34832
What Is This Thing Called Love IICharlie Parker CP 513
What Is This Thing Called Love III-
* Charlie Parker CP 513   Charlie Parker - Parker Plus Strings
* Columbia JC 34832   Charlie Parker - Bird With Strings Live At The Apollo, Carnegie Hall And Birdland

Charlie Parker With Strings At JATP

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 LoveNorgran MGN 3501-2; Verve MGV 8001, VE2 2512
April In ParisNorgran MGN 3501-2; Verve MGV 8001, VE2 2512, VSP 38
RepetitionNorgran MGN 3501-2; Verve MGV 8001, VE2 2512
Easy To Love-
Rocker (aka I'll Remember April)-
* Norgran MGN 3501-2, MG JC 1   Norman Granz Jazz Concert
= Verve MGV 8189-2   Various Artists - Midnight Jazz At Carnegie Hall
* Verve MGV 8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* Verve VSP 38   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad #2

Apartment Jam Sessions

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 NelsonZim ZM 1006; Spotlite (E) SPJ 146
Cherokee-
Scrapple From The Apple-
Star Eyes-
* Zim ZM 1006   Charlie Parker - Apartment Jam Sessions
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 146   Charlie Parker - Apartment Sessions

1951

Stan Getz Quintet

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)Roost 7243 8 59622 2
Budo (alternate take)-
Thou SwellRoost EP 312, RLP 407, RLP 2209, RLP 2255, 7243 8 59622 2
The Song Is You-
Mosquito KneesRoost RLP 407, RLP 2209, RLP 2249, 7243 8 59622 2
Pennies From HeavenRoost RLP 411, RLP 2209, RLP 2255, 7243 8 59622 2
MoveRoost RLP 420, RLP 2209, RLP 2255, 7243 8 59622 2
Parker 51Roost RLP 407, RLP 2209, RLP 2249, 7243 8 59622 2
Hershey BarRoost RLP 420, RLP 2225, 7243 8 59622 2
Rubberneck-
SignalRoost RLP 420, RLP 2225, RLP 2249, 7243 8 59622 2
Everything Happens To MeRoost RLP 420, RLP 2225, 7243 8 59622 2
Jumpin' With Symphony SidRoost RLP 411, RLP 2225, 7243 8 59622 2
Yesterdays-
Budo-
WildwoodRoost 7243 8 59622 2
* Roost RLP 2209   Stan Getz At Storyville
* Roost RLP 2255   Stan Getz - Modern World
* Roost RLP 2249   The Greatest Of Stan Getz
* Roost RLP 2225   Stan Getz At Storyville, Vol. 2
* Roost 7243 8 59622 2   Stan Getz - The Complete Roost Recordings
* Roost RLP 407   Stan Getz - Jazz At Storyville
* Roost RLP 411   Stan Getz - Jazz At Storyville, Vol. 2
* Roost RLP 420   Stan Getz - Jazz At Storyville, Vol. 3
* Roost EP 312   Stan Getz - Jazz At Storyville

Billie Holiday

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 CrazyDale LP 25
Lover Come Back To Me-
Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do-
Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
He's Funny That WayDale LP 25; ESP-Disk' ESP 3002
Billie's Blues-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1 - 1949-1952
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1 - Radio And TV Broadcasts
* Dale LP 25   Billie Holiday, Stan Getz - Billie And Stan

1952 (age 30)

The Harry Babasin All Stars

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 SquirrelJazz Chronicles JCS-102
Irresistible You (as They Didn't Believe Me)-
Liza-
* Jazz Chronicles JCS-102   Harry Babasin, Sonny Criss, Chet Baker, Charlie Parker, Al Haig, Laurance Marable - Inglewood Jam 6-16-52
= Jazz Showcase 5007   Charlie Parker, Chet Baker, Sonny Criss - On The Coast
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-407, FSR-CD 359   Charlie Parker, Chet Baker - Bird And Chet - Inglewood Jam - Live At The Trade Winds 16 June 1952

Al Haig Inglewood Jam

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 YouXanadu 206
2.Bernie's Tune-
3.My Old Flame-
4.Avalon-
5.I'll Remember April-
6.How High The Moon-
7.Sweet Georgia Brown-
* Xanadu 206   Al Haig - Live In Hollywood

Al Haig Inglewood Jam 1952

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 AlamoInterplay (J) ABCJ-537
Crazy Rhythm-
I Remember You-
* Interplay (J) ABCJ-537   Al Haig - Inglewood Jam 1952

Al Haig Trio

Al Haig (piano) Harry Babasin (bass, cello) Larry Bunker (drums, vibes)
Los Angeles, CA, September 6, 1952
Taking A Chance On LovePacific Jazz JWC-506
Strike Up The Bandunissued
* Pacific Jazz JWC-506; World Pacific JWC-506   Various Artists - Jazz Pianists Galore

Harry Babasin Quartet

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 YouPacific Jazz 603
PJ-213-5Saunders Meanders-
* Pacific Jazz 603   Harry Babasin - How About You / Saunders Meanders

1953

Al Haig Cleff Session 1953

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 BounceVantage (J) NLP-5006; PJL (J) MTCJ-1040
The Way You Look TonightVantage (J) NLP-5006
Half Nelson-
I Can't Get Started / Theme-
same session
Good BaitPJL (J) MTCJ-1040; Interplay (J) ABCJ-570
Scrapple From The Apple-
I'll Remember April-
* Vantage (J) NLP-5006   Al Haig=Lee Konitz - The Sessions, Vol. 1
= Interplay (J) ABCJ-526   Al Haig - Cleff Session 1953
* PJL (J) MTCJ-1040   Al Haig 1953
* Interplay (J) ABCJ-570   Al Haig - I'll Remember April - Cleff Session 1953, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording, NYC, July 28, 1953
1246-1Chi-ChiVerve MGV 8005, 825 671-2
1246-2-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10, 825 671-2
1246-3-Verve MGV 8005, V/V6 8409, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1246-4Chi-Chi (alternate take)Verve 825 671-2
1246-5Chi-ChiVerve (J) J00J-29001/10, 825 671-2
1246-6-Clef 89138, MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, 825 671-2
1247-1I Remember YouClef 89138, MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1248-1Now's The TimeClef MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, MGV 8001, V3HB 8840, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1249-1ConfirmationVerve (J) J00J-29001/10, 825 671-2
1249-2--
1249-3-Verve MGV 8005, MGV 8001, V3HB 8840, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
* Verve MGV 8005   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #3 - Now's The Time
= ARS G 441   Charlie Parker - Now's The Time
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Verve VE2 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve MGV 8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve 825 671-2   The Quartet Of Charlie Parker
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird
* Clef MGC 157; Universal (J) UCCV-9111   Charlie Parker
* Clef 89138, 89138x45   Charlie Parker - Chi-Chi / I Remember You

1954

Al Haig Trio

Al Haig (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Lee Abrams (drums)
NYC, March 13, 1954
Autumn In New YorkEsoteric ESJ 7; Counterpoint CPT 551
Isn't It Romantic-
They Can't Take That Away From MeCounterpoint CPT 551
Royal Garden BluesEsoteric ESJ 7; Counterpoint CPT 551
Don't Blame MeCounterpoint CPT 551
Moonlight In VermontEsoteric ESJ 7; Counterpoint CPT 551
If I Should Lose YouCounterpoint CPT 551
April In Paris-
All God's Chillun Got RhythmEsoteric ESJ 7; Counterpoint CPT 551
Body And Soul-
Gone With The Wind-
My Old FlameCounterpoint CPT 551
On The AlamoEsoteric ESJ 7; Counterpoint CPT 551
same session
'S WonderfulSwing (F) M 33325; Pacific Jazz EP4-26; Pop (F) CBM 60013; Mode (F) CMDINT 9515; Prestige PR 7841
PJ-1680The Moon Was YellowSwing (F) M 33325; Pacific Jazz 626, EP4-26; Prestige PR 7841
'Round About MidnightSwing (F) M 33325; Prestige PR 7841
Just You, Just Me (mistitled as Spotlight)-
PJ-1682Yardbird SuiteSwing (F) M 33325; Pacific Jazz 626, EP4-26; Prestige PR 7841
TabooSwing (F) M 33325; Pacific Jazz EP4-26; Prestige PR 7841
Mighty Like A RoseSwing (F) M 33325; Prestige PR 7841
Just One Of Those ThingsSwing (F) M 33325; Prestige PR 7841; Vogue (F) DP 64
* Counterpoint CPT 551   Al Haig - Jazz Will-O-The-Wisp
= Everest FS 293   Al Haig - Jazz Will-O'-The-Wisp
= Xtra (E) 1125   Al Haig - Jazz Will O' The Wisp
* Mode (F) CMDINT 9515   Various Artists - Piano - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 3
* Prestige PR 7841   Al Haig Trio And Quintet
* Vogue (F) DP 64   Various Artists - 25 Geants Du Piano Jazz
* Esoteric ESJ 7   Al Haig Trio
* Swing (F) M 33325; Vogue (E) LDE 092; Pacific Jazz PJLP-18; Period SPL 1118   Al Haig Trio
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1929-2   Al Haig Trio And Sextets
* Pop (F) CBM 60013   Various Artists - Piano Jazz - Jazz Pour Vous 3
* Pacific Jazz EP4-26   Al Haig Trio (not released?)
* Pacific Jazz 626   Al Haig - The Moon Was Yellow / Yardbird Suite
= Pacific Jazz 45-626   Al Haig - The Moon Was Yellow / Yardbird Suite (not released)

Al Haig Quartet

Al Haig (piano) Benny Weeks (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Phil Brown (drums)
NYC, September, 1954
Sweet LorrainePeriod SPL 1104
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-
* Period SPL 1104   Al Haig Quartet

Chet Baker Quintet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Urso (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums)
television broadcast, "Tonight Show", NYC, December, 1954
Makin' WhoopeePhilology (It) 214 W 13
Motel-
* Philology (It) 214 W 13   Clifford Brown, Chet Baker - Trumpet Geniuses Of Fifties - Black And White Series, Vol. 1

1956

Phil Woods - Donald Byrd Quintet

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 MorePrestige PRLP 7080
1008House Of Chan-
1009In Walked George-
1010Lover Man-
1011Dewey Square-
1012Dupeltook-
* Prestige PRLP 7080; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1732, OJCCD-1732-2   Phil Woods, Donald Byrd - The Young Bloods
= Prestige P-24066   Donald Byrd - House Of Byrd

1958

Chet Baker Quartet

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 WeatherRiverside RLP 12-281
2.Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
3.Hotel 49-
4.Solar-
5.Blue Thoughts-
6.When Lights Are Low-
7.Soft WindsRiverside RLP 12-294; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-207-2
* Riverside RLP 12-281, RLP 1119; Original Jazz Classics OJC-207, OJCCD-207-2   Chet Baker In New York
= Jazzland JLP 88, JLP 988   Chet Baker - Polka Dots And Moonbeams
* Riverside RLP 12-294, RLP 1134; Original Jazz Classics OJC-256, OJCCD-256-2   Various Artists - New Blue Horns

1965 (age 43)

Al Haig Trio

Al Haig (piano) Ed DeHaas (bass) Jim Kappes (drums)
NYC, July 6, 1965
Bag's GrooveMint AL 711
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-
* Mint AL 711; DIW (J) DIW-331; Soundhills (J) FSCD-2006   Al Haig Today!

1974 (age 52)

Al Haig Trio

Al Haig (piano) Gilbert 'Bibi' Rovere (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Olympic Sound Studios, Barnes, England, January 7, 1974
HolylandSpotlite (E) SPJLP 4 (AH 4)
No Stranger Lovesomethin'else (J) TOCJ-5525
Sweet And Lovely-
InvitationSpotlite (E) SPJLP 4 (AH 4)
Enigma-
Sawbo City Blues-
Wavesomethin'else (J) TOCJ-5525
You Are My Everything-
If You Could See Me NowSpotlite (E) SPJLP 4 (AH 4)
Sambalhasa-
Have You Met Miss Jonessomethin'else (J) TOCJ-5525
DaydreamSpotlite (E) SPJLP 4 (AH 4)
Linear Motion-
* Spotlite (E) SPJLP 4 (AH 4), (J) TOCJ-6213, (E) SPJ 604 CD; somethin'else (J) TOCJ-5525   Al Haig Trio - Invitation

Al Haig - Jimmy Raney Quartet

Al Haig (acoustic, electric piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Wilbur Little (bass) Frank Gant (drums)
CBS Studios, NYC, November 27, 1974
Freedom Jazz DanceSpotlite (E) SPJLP 8
We'll Be Together-
Marmaduke-
Dolphin Dance-
Blues For Alice-
Shaw 'Nuff-
Don't You Know I Care-
Just Friends-
* Spotlite (E) SPJLP 8, (J) TOCJ-6215   Al Haig-Jimmy Raney Quartet - Special Brew

1975

Al Haig Trio With Jimmy Raney

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 DanceChoice CRS 1010
2.Enigma-
3.Invitation-
4.You Came To Me From Out Of Nowhere-
5.Freedom Jazz Dance-
6.'Round Midnight-
7.Watch What HappensChoice (J) TKCB-71221, (J) ABCJ-146
8.Get Out Of Town-
9.I Love You-
* Choice CRS 1010, (J) TKCB-71221, (J) ABCJ-146   Al Haig, Jimmy Raney - Strings Attached

Al Haig Trio

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Vanguard Studios, NYC, July 7 & 8, 1975
Sweet And LovelyEast Wind (J) EW-8023
Maoco-
How Insensitive-
Chelsea Bridge-
Dolphin Dance-
Love Will Find A Way-
Lush Life-
We'll Be Together-
* East Wind (J) EW-8023, UCCJ-9070   Al Haig Trio - Chelsea Bridge

1976

Al Haig Solo

Al Haig (piano)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, February 24 & 25, 1976
Here's That Rainy DaySeaBreeze SB-1001; Interplay (J) TKCZ-79515, ABCJ-528
Don't You Know I Care-
Lament-
Joanne-
Summertime-
Bess, You Is My Woman-
Exit EllingtonInterplay (J) ABCJ-528
same session
Bess, You Is My Woman (alternate take)SeaBreeze SB-1006
Summertime (alternate take)-
Willow Weep For MeSeaBreeze SB-1006; Interplay (J) TKCZ-79515, ABCJ-528
I Should Care-
* SeaBreeze SB-1001   Al Haig - Piano Interpretation
= Spotlite (E) SPJLP 14   Al Haig - Solitaire
* SeaBreeze SB-1006   Al Haig - Piano Time
* Interplay (J) TKCZ-79515, ABCJ-65   Al Haig - Manhattan Memories
* Interplay (J) ABCJ-528   Al Haig - Piano Interpretations (Solo Piano) +1

Al Haig Solo

Al Haig (piano): same personnel
Vanguard Studios, NYC, May 6, 1976
Duke Ellington Medley: Prelude To A KissEast Wind (J) EW-8052
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-
* East Wind (J) EW-8052, UCCJ-9069   Al Haig - Duke 'N' Bird

Al Haig Solo

Al Haig (piano): same personnel
Vanguard Studios, NYC, June 21, 1976
In Your Own Sweet WaySeaBreeze SB-1001; Interplay (J) ABCJ-528
Never Let Me Go-
same session
How Deep Is The OceanSeaBreeze SB-1006; Interplay (J) ABCJ-528
I Can't Get Started-
Nuages-
Violets For Your Furs-
Easy To Remember-
* SeaBreeze SB-1001   Al Haig - Piano Interpretation
= Spotlite (E) SPJLP 14   Al Haig - Solitaire
* SeaBreeze SB-1006   Al Haig - Piano Time
* Interplay (J) ABCJ-528   Al Haig - Piano Interpretations (Solo Piano) +1

Al Haig Duo

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 16, 1976
How Deep Is The OceanSeaBreeze SB-1005
Passion Flower-
All The Things You Are-
Warm Valley-
Milestones-
Prelude To A Kiss-
Love Walked In-
Star Eyes-
* SeaBreeze SB-1005   Al Haig - Interplay
= Interplay (J) TKCZ-79514, ABCJ-81   Al Haig - Milestones

1977

Al Haig Trio

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Jimmy Wormworth (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, February 18, 1977
I Love YouInterplay IP-7713
In A Sentimental Mood-
I've Got Something For You-
Tea DreamsSeaBreeze SB-1008; Interplay (J) CEJC00242, CECC00281, TKCZ-79069, ABCJ-590
I'll Keep Loving You-
All BluesInterplay IP-7713
Along Came Betty-
A Night In Tunisia-
Come SundaySeaBreeze SB-1008; Interplay (J) CEJC00242, CECC00281, TKCZ-79069, ABCJ-590
* Interplay IP-7713, (J) ABCJ-590   Al Haig - Serendipity
= Interplay (J) CEJC00242, CECC00281, TKCZ-79069   Al Haig - I Love You
= Interplay (J) TKJV-19061   Al Haig Trio - I Love You
* SeaBreeze SB-1008   Al Haig Trio And Quartet - Manhattan Memories

Al Haig Trio

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Frank Gant (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, July 11, 1977
Bouncing With BudInterplay IP-7707
Celia-
Reets And I-
Strictly Confidential-
I'll Keep Loving You-
Dance Of Infidels-
I'll Keep Loving You (alternate take)Interplay (J) TKCZ-79063, ABCJ-66
Strictly Confidential (alternate take)-
* Interplay IP-7707, (J) TKCZ-79063, ABCJ-66   Al Haig - A Portrait Of Bud Powell

Al Haig Quartet

Al Haig (piano) Eddie Diehl (guitar) Jamil Nasser (bass) Frank Gant (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, July 12, 1977
Manhattan MemoriesSeaBreeze SB-1008; Interplay (J) TKCZ-79515
My Little Brown Book-
Voices Within Me-
Nuages-
* SeaBreeze SB-1008   Al Haig Trio And Quartet - Manhattan Memories
* Interplay (J) TKCZ-79515, ABCJ-65   Al Haig - Manhattan Memories

Al Haig Trio / Birthday Session

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Frank Gant (drums)
Downtown Sound Studio, NYC, July 22, 1977
MarmadukeProgressive (J) UPS-2288-G
Shaw 'Nuff-
Enigma-
Blues For Alice-
Body And SoulProgressive PCD-7024
OrnithologyProgressive (J) UPS-2288-G
Blue Bird-
Day Dream-
Line For Lhasa-
* Progressive (J) UPS-2288-G, (J) KUX-47-G, (J) ULS-1675-G, (J) CECC00356   Al Haig - Reminiscence
= Progressive PCD-7024   Al Haig - Ornithology

Jon Eardley - Al Haig Quintet

Jon Eardley (trumpet, flugelhorn) Art Themen (tenor sax -1,2,4/7,10,11) Al Haig (piano) Daryl Runswick (bass) Allan Ganley (drums)
London, England, September 16, 1977
1.TangerineSpotlite (E) SPJLP 11
2.Speak Low-
3.'Round Midnight-
4.Embraceable You-
5.Don't Blame Me-
6.Love Walked In-
7.Now's The Timeunissued
8.How Deep Is The Ocean-
9.I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good-
10.Half Nelson-
11.I Love You-
* Spotlite (E) SPJLP 11   Jon Eardley, Al Haig - Stablemates

Al Haig - Pierre Michelot Duo

Al Haig (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass)
Paris, France, September 23, 1977
On Green Dolphin StreetMusica (F) MUS. 3030
Round About Midnight-
Milestones-
Swbhanas Blues-
Have You Met Miss Jones-
You Go To My Head-
Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
Star Eyes-
same session
The FruitMusica (F) MUS. 3035
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-
* Musica (F) MUS. 3030   Al Haig - Al In Paris
* Musica (F) MUS. 3035   Al Haig - Parisian Thoroughfare

Al Haig Plays Dizzy Gillespie

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Jimmy Wormworth (drums)
CBS Recording Studios, NYC, November 2-5, 1977
A Night In Tunisia (solo)Columbia C2 35381
Con Alma (solo)-
Be-Bop (solo)-
Salt Peanuts (solo)-
same session
Woody'n YouColumbia C2 38039
Con Alma-
A Night In Tunisia-
I Waited For You (solo)-
* Columbia C2 35381   Various Artists - I Remember Bebop
* Columbia C2 38039   Various Artists - They All Played Bebop

1978

Al Haig - Jamil Nasser Combo

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 MeSpotlite (E) SPJLP 20
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-
* Spotlite (E) SPJLP 20, (J) TOCJ-6214   Al Haig/Jamil Nasser Combo - Expressly Ellington

Al Haig Trio

Al Haig (piano) Dennis Irwin (bass) Tony Mann (drums)
live in Manchester, England, October, 1978
Un Poco LocoInterplay (J) ABCJ-518
Hallucinations-
Strictly Confidential-
All The God's Chillum Got Rhythm-
I'll Remember April-
Tempus Fugit-
* Interplay (J) ABCJ-518   Al Haig Trio - A Portrait Of Bud Powell Live

Al Haig Trio

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Tony Mann (drums)
live in London, England, circa late 1978
ConfirmationSpotlite (J) TOCJ-66024
Naima-
All Blues-
Laura-
Voices Spark Within Me-
Never Let Me Go-
How Deep Is The Ocean-
Un Poco Loco-
The Theme-
* Spotlite (J) TOCJ-66024, (E) SPJ 701 CD   Al Haig Trio - Un Poco Loco

Al Haig Duo With Helen Merrill

Al Haig (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) with Helen Merrill (vocals -9)
Downtown Sound Studio, NYC, 1978
1.The Way You Look TonightTrio (J) PAP-9135
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-
* Trio (J) PAP-9135; Inner City IC 1073; Dan (J) TKCB-70723; Art Union (J) ABCJ-289   Al Haig - Plays The Music Of Jerome Kern

1980

Al Haig Trio

Al Haig (piano) Reggie Johnson (bass) Frank Gant (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, January 4, 1980
Un Poco LocoBopland (J) K26P-6309
Nuages-
Blue Manhattan-
ImpressionsInterplay (J) CECC00623, TKCZ-79513; M&I (J) MYCJ-30377
Land Of Living DeadBopland (J) K26P-6309
Footprints-
Barcelona-
LonerInterplay (J) CECC00623, TKCZ-79513; M&I (J) MYCJ-30377
* Bopland (J) K26P-6309; Interplay (J) CECC00623; M&I (J) MYCJ-30377   Al Haig - Blue Manhattan
= Interplay (J) TKCZ-79513   Al Haig Trio - Blue Manhattan

1982 (aged 60)

Al Haig Quintet

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' GrooveSpotlite (E) SPJLP 23
Laura-
Lover Man-
Straight, No Chaser-
Night In Tunisia-
Birks' Works-
Theme-
same session
OrnithologySpotlite (E) SPJ 303 CD
Well, You Needn't-
Ruby, My Dear-
Star Eyes-
Scrapple From The Apple-
Theme-
* Spotlite (E) SPJLP 23, SPJ 623 CD, (J) TOCJ-6217   University College School All Stars - Bebop Live (Blue)
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 303 CD   University College School All Stars - Bebop Live (Red)