Art Blakey Discography

1944 (age 25)

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Gail Brockman, Dizzy Gillespie, Marion Hazel, Shorty McConnell, trumpet; Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, trombone; Gerald "Gerry" Valentine, trombone, arranger; Bill Frazier, John Jackson, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; John Malachi, piano, arranger; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Sarah Vaughan, vocal; Billy Eckstine, vocal, valve trombone, conductor; Tadd Dameron, arranger.

NYC, December 5, 1944

118-2If That's The Way You FeelDeLuxe 2001; Ember (E) FA 2010; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1015
119-4I Want To Talk About YouDeLuxe 2003; Ember (E) FA 2010; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1015
120Blowing The Blues AwaySwingtime (E) ST 1015; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
120-3-DeLuxe 2001; Ember (E) FA 2010; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1015; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
121-2Opus XDeLuxe 2002; Ember (E) FA 2010; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1015
122I'll Wait And PrayDeLuxe 2003; Ember (E) FA 2010; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1015
123The Real Thing Happened To MeDeLuxe 2002; Audio Lab AL 1549; Swingtime (E) ST 1015

* Ember (E) FA 2010   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B
* Audio Lab AL 1549   Billy Eckstine, Maxine Sullivan - Mr. B
* Swingtime (E) ST 1015   Billy Eckstine - Blowing The Blues Away
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128   Dexter Gordon Vol. 2 - Young Dex 1944-1946
* DeLuxe 2001   Billy Eckstine - If That's The Way You Feel / Blowing The Blues Away
* DeLuxe 2003   Billy Eckstine - I Want To Talk About You / I'll Wait And Pray
* DeLuxe 2002   Billy Eckstine - Opus X / The Real Thing Happened To Me

1945

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Gail Brockman, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, trumpet; Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, Gerald Valentine, trombone; Bill Frazier, John Jackson, alto sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Budd Johnson, tenor sax, arranger; Leo Parker, baritone sax; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughan, vocal; Tadd Dameron, John Malachi, Jerry Valentine, arranger.

AFRS Jubilee broadcast, Los Angeles, CA, February and March, 1945

Blue 'N' Boogie (theme)Spotlite (E) SPJ 100
Blowin' The Blues AwaySpotlite (E) SPJ 100; Alamac QSR 2415
'Deed I DoSpotlite (E) SPJ 100
I Wanna Talk About YouSpotlite (E) SPJ 100; Xanadu 207; Alamac QSR 2415
Blue 'N' Boogie (theme)Spotlite (E) SPJ 100
--
TogetherSpotlite (E) SPJ 100; Alamac QSR 2415
Mean To Me-
Without A SongSpotlite (E) SPJ 100; Xanadu 207; Alamac QSR 2415
Mr. ChipsSpotlite (E) SPJ 100; Alamac QSR 2415
Blue 'N' Boogie (theme)Spotlite (E) SPJ 100
--
Air Mail SpecialSpotlite (E) SPJ 100; Alamac QSR 2415
Don't Blame Me-
If That's The Way You FeelSpotlite (E) SPJ 100; Xanadu 207; Alamac QSR 2415
Blue 'N' Boogie (theme)Spotlite (E) SPJ 100
--
Opus XSpotlite (E) SPJ 100; Alamac QSR 2415
Love Me Or Leave Me-
One O'Clock Jump (theme)Spotlite (E) SPJ 100

* Spotlite (E) SPJ 100   Billy Eckstine - Together
* Alamac QSR 2415   Billy Eckstine Orchestra 1945   1970s
* Xanadu 207   Billy Eckstine - I Want To Talk About You   1986

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Gail Brockman, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, trumpet; Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, trombone; Gerald "Gerry" Valentine, trombone, arranger; Budd Johnson, Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; John Malachi, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocal, valve trombone, conductor.

NYC, May 2, 1945

NSC53-1Lonesome Lover BluesNational 9015; EmArcy MG-26025, MG-36029; Regent MG 6058; Savoy SJL 2214; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
NSC54-3A Cottage For SaleNational 9014; EmArcy MG-26027, MG-36030; Regent MG 6058; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC55-2I Love The Rhythm In A RiffNational 9014; EmArcy MG-36016; Regent MG 6058; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC56Last Night (And Now Tonight Again)National 9015; Regent MG 6058; Savoy SJL 2214; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128

* EmArcy MG-36029   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale   1955
* Regent MG 6058   Billy Eckstine - You Call It Madness
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mister B. And The Band: The Savoy Sessions   1976
* EmArcy MG-36030   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"   1955
* EmArcy MG-36016   Various Artists - The Advance Guard Of The '40s   1955
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128   Dexter Gordon Vol. 2 - Young Dex 1944-1946
* EmArcy MG-26025   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale   1954
* EmArcy MG-26027   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"   1954
* National 9015   Billy Eckstine - Lonesome Lover Blues / Last Night (And Now Tonight Again)
* National 9014   Billy Eckstine - I Love The Rhythm In A Riff / A Cottage For Sale

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, Raymond Orr, trumpet; Walter Knox, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, Gerald Valentine, trombone; John Cobbs, Budd Johnson, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons, tenor sax; Teddy Cypron, baritone sax; Richard "Duke" Ellington, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocal.

NYC, September, 1945

NSC61My Deep Blue DreamNational 9021; EmArcy MG-36029; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC62Prisoner Of LoveNational 9017; EmArcy MG-26027, MG-36030; Regent MG 6052; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC63A Penny For Your ThoughtsRegent MG 6052; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC64It Ain't Like ThatNational 9020; EmArcy MG-26025, MG-36029; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214

* EmArcy MG-36029   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale   1955
* Regent MG 6054   Billy Eckstine - My Deep Blue Dream
* Savoy SJL 1127   Billy Eckstine Sings   1979
* EmArcy MG-36030   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"   1955
* Regent MG 6052   Billy Eckstine - Prisoner Of Love   1957
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mister B. And The Band: The Savoy Sessions   1976
* Regent MG 6053   Billy Eckstine - The Duke, The Blues And Me
* EmArcy MG-26027   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"   1954
* EmArcy MG-26025   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale   1954
* National 9021   Billy Eckstine - My Deep Blue Dream / Jelly Jelly
* National 9017   Billy Eckstine - Prisoner Of Love / All I Sing Is Blues
* National 9020   Billy Eckstine - It Ain't Like That / I've Got To Pass Your House

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, Raymond Orr, trumpet; Walter Knox, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, Gerald Valentine, trombone; John Cobbs, Budd Johnson, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons, tenor sax; Teddy Cypron, baritone sax; Richard "Duke" Ellington, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocal.: same personnel.

NYC, October, 1945

NSC69I'm In The Mood For LoveNational 9016; EmArcy MG-26027, MG-36030; Regent MG 6058; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC70You Call It MadnessNational 9019; EmArcy MG-36030; Regent MG 6058; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC71All I Sing Is BluesNational 9017; EmArcy MG-26025, MG-36029; Regent MG 6058; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC72Long, Long JourneyNational 9016; EmArcy MG-26025, MG-36029; Regent MG 6058; Savoy SJL 2214

* EmArcy MG-36030   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"   1955
* Regent MG 6058   Billy Eckstine - You Call It Madness
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mister B. And The Band: The Savoy Sessions   1976
* EmArcy MG-36029   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale   1955
* EmArcy MG-26027   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"   1954
* EmArcy MG-26025   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale   1954
* National 9016   Billy Eckstine - Long, Long Journey / I'm In The Mood For Love
* National 9019   Billy Eckstine - You Call It Madness / Tell Me Pretty Baby
* National 9017   Billy Eckstine - Prisoner Of Love / All I Sing Is Blues

1946

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Kenny Dorham, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Raymond Orr, trumpet; Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine, trombone; Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons, tenor sax; Tate Houston, baritone sax; possibly Richard Ellington, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Bill McMahon, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocal.

NYC, January 3, 1946

NSC100I Only Have Eyes For YouNational 9076; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC103You're My EverythingNational 9052; EmArcy MG-36030; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC104I've Got To Pass Your HouseNational 9020; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC105The Jitney ManNational 9049; Savoy SJL 2214, SVY 17028

* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mister B. And The Band: The Savoy Sessions   1976
* EmArcy MG-36030   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"   1955
* Savoy SJL 1127   Billy Eckstine Sings   1979
* Savoy SVY 17028   Kenny Dorham - Blues In Bebop
* National 9076   Billy Eckstine - I Only Have Eyes For You / Blues
* National 9052   Billy Eckstine - You're My Everything / Cool Breeze
* National 9020   Billy Eckstine - It Ain't Like That / I've Got To Pass Your House
* National 9049   Billy Eckstine - The Jitney Man / Sophisticated Lady

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, Raymond Orr, trumpet; Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine, trombone; Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Josh Jackson, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; possibly Jimmy Golden, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Bill McMahon, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocal.: Fats Navarro, trumpet; Josh Jackson, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; possibly Jimmy Golden, piano; replaces Dorham, Simmons, Houston, Ellington.

NYC, February, 1946

NSC114BlueNational 9018; EmArcy MG-26025, MG-36029; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC115Second Balcony JumpNational 9018; EmArcy MG-36016; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC116Gloomy SundayNational 9037; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 2214, SJL 1127
NSC117Tell Me Pretty BabyNational 9019; EmArcy MG-26025, MG-36029; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214

* EmArcy MG-36029   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale   1955
* Regent MG 6054   Billy Eckstine - My Deep Blue Dream
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mister B. And The Band: The Savoy Sessions   1976
* EmArcy MG-36016   Various Artists - The Advance Guard Of The '40s   1955
* Savoy SJL 1127   Billy Eckstine Sings   1979
* Regent MG 6053   Billy Eckstine - The Duke, The Blues And Me
* EmArcy MG-26025   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale   1954
* National 9018   Billy Eckstine - Blue / Second Balcony Jump
* National 9037   Billy Eckstine - Gloomy Sunday / In The Still Of The Night
* National 9019   Billy Eckstine - You Call It Madness / Tell Me Pretty Baby

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, Raymond Orr, trumpet; Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine, trombone; Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Josh Jackson, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; possibly Jimmy Golden, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Bill McMahon, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocal.: same personnel.

NYC, March, 1946

NSC122Love Is The ThingNational 9125; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC123Without A SongNational 9061; EmArcy MG-36010; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC124Cool BreezeNational 9052, 9132; EmArcy MG-36038; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC125Don't Take Your Love From MeNational 9023; Savoy SJL 2214

* Regent MG 6054   Billy Eckstine - My Deep Blue Dream
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mister B. And The Band: The Savoy Sessions   1976
* EmArcy MG-36010   Billy Eckstine - I Surrender, Dear   1955
* EmArcy MG-36038   Various Artists - Boning Up The 'Bones   1955
* National 9125   Billy Eckstine - Oo Bop Sh' Bam / Love Is The Thing
* National 9061   Billy Eckstine - Without A Song / Say It Isn't So
* National 9052   Billy Eckstine - You're My Everything / Cool Breeze
* National 9132   Billy Eckstine - Cool Breeze / Serenade In Blue
* National 9023   Billy Eckstine - All The Things You Are / Don't Take Your Love From Me

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Hobart Dotson, Leonard Hawkins, King Kolax, possibly Rostelle Reese, trumpet; Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, unknown, Gerald Valentine, trombone; Billy Eckstine, valve trombone, vocal; Porter Kilbert, possibly Robert "Junior" Williams, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Frank Wess, tenor sax; unknown, baritone sax; possibly Linton Garner or Jimmy Golden, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Bill McMahon, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Ann Baker, vocal.

NYC, circa June and July, 1946

Second Balcony JumpHarlequin (E) HQ 2068
Rhythm In A Riff-
You Call It Madness-
Second Balcony Jump (alternate take)-
Lonesome Lover Blues-
Taps Miller-
I Cried For You-
I Want To Talk About You-
Our Delight-
Prisoner Of Love-

* Harlequin (E) HQ 2068   Billy Eckstine - Rhythm In A Riff (Soundtrack)

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Miles Davis, Hobart Dotson, Leonard Hawkins, King Kolax, trumpet; Water Knox, Chippy Outcalt, Gerald Velentine, trombone; John Cobbs, Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Sammons, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Linton Garner, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocal, valve trombone.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 5, 1946

NSC164Oo Bop Sh' BamNational 9125; EmArcy MG-36038; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214
-Oo Bop Sh' Bam (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2214
NSC165I Love The Loveliness Of YouNational 9030; EmArcy MG-26027, MG-36030; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC166In The Still Of The NightNational 9037; EmArcy 16010, MG-26027, MG-36010; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC167Jelly JellyNational 9021; EmArcy MG-26025, MG-36029; Mercury SR-61187; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214

* EmArcy MG-36038   Various Artists - Boning Up The 'Bones   1955
* Regent MG 6053   Billy Eckstine - The Duke, The Blues And Me
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mister B. And The Band: The Savoy Sessions   1976
* EmArcy MG-36030   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"   1955
* Savoy SJL 1127   Billy Eckstine Sings   1979
* EmArcy MG-36010   Billy Eckstine - I Surrender, Dear   1955
* Regent MG 6054   Billy Eckstine - My Deep Blue Dream
* EmArcy MG-36029   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale   1955
* Mercury SR-61187   Various Artists - Original Golden Soul Vol. 2
= Mercury SRM-2-600   Various Artists - Original Gold Soul: 21 All Time Soul Greats
* EmArcy MG-26027   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"   1954
* EmArcy MG-26025   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale   1954
* National 9125   Billy Eckstine - Oo Bop Sh' Bam / Love Is The Thing
* National 9030   Billy Eckstine - Time On My Hands / I Love The Loveliness Of You
* National 9037   Billy Eckstine - Gloomy Sunday / In The Still Of The Night
* EmArcy 16010, 16010x45   Billy Eckstine - In A Sentimental Mood / In The Still Of The Night   1954
* National 9021   Billy Eckstine - My Deep Blue Dream / Jelly Jelly

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Miles Davis, Hobart Dotson, Leonard Hawkins, King Kolax, trumpet; Water Knox, Chippy Outcalt, Gerald Velentine, trombone; John Cobbs, Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Sammons, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Linton Garner, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocal, valve trombone; unidentified strings.: add unidentified strings.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 6, 1946

NSC168My Silent LoveNational 9060; EmArcy MG-26027, MG-36030; Regent MG 6052; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC169Time On My HandsNational 9030; EmArcy MG-26027, MG-36030; Regent MG 6052; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC170All The Things You AreNational 9023; EmArcy MG-26027, MG-36030; Regent MG 6052; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC171In A Sentimental MoodNational 9060; EmArcy 16010, MG-36010; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214

* EmArcy MG-36030   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"   1955
* Regent MG 6052   Billy Eckstine - Prisoner Of Love   1957
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mister B. And The Band: The Savoy Sessions   1976
* EmArcy MG-36010   Billy Eckstine - I Surrender, Dear   1955
* Regent MG 6053   Billy Eckstine - The Duke, The Blues And Me
* EmArcy MG-26027   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"   1954
* National 9060   Billy Eckstine - My Silent Love / In A Sentimental Mood
* National 9030   Billy Eckstine - Time On My Hands / I Love The Loveliness Of You
* National 9023   Billy Eckstine - All The Things You Are / Don't Take Your Love From Me
* EmArcy 16010, 16010x45   Billy Eckstine - In A Sentimental Mood / In The Still Of The Night   1954

Earl Coleman

Miles Davis, trumpet; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Linton Garner, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Earl Coleman, vocal.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 18, 1946

168-1Don't Sing Me The BluesBlack Lion (G) BLCD 760102
168-2--
169-1Don't Explain To Me Baby-
169-2--
169-3--
169-4--

* Black Lion (G) BLCD 760102   Miles Davis - Boppin' The Blues

Ann Baker

Miles Davis, trumpet; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Linton Garner, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Ann Baker, vocal.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 18, 1946

170-1Baby, Won't You Make Up Your MindBlack Lion (G) BLCD 760102
170-2--
170-3--
171-1I've Always Got The Blues (incomplete)-
171-2I've Always Got The Blues-
171-3--

* Black Lion (G) BLCD 760102   Miles Davis - Boppin' The Blues

1947

The Thelonious Monk Sextet

Idrees Suliman, trumpet; Danny Quebec West, alto sax; Billy Smith, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Eugene Ramey, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, October 15, 1947

BN308-2HumphBlue Note 560, BLP 5009, BLP 1510
BN309-1Evonce (alternate take)Mosaic MR4-101; Blue Note (J) BNJ-61011
BN309-4EvonceBlue Note 547, BLP 1511
BN310-1Suburban EyesBlue Note 542, BLP 5009, BLP 1511
BN310-2Suburban Eyes (alternate take)Mosaic MR4-101; Blue Note (J) BNJ-61011
BN311-0TheloniousBlue Note 542, BLP 5002, BLP 1510

* Blue Note BLP 1510   Thelonious Monk - Genius Of Modern Music Volume One   1956
= Blue Note BST 81510 (pseudo stereo)   -   1966
= Blue Note BN-LA579-H2   Thelonious Monk - The Complete Genius   1976
= Mosaic MR4-101   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Thelonious Monk   1983
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61011   More Genius Of Thelonious Monk   1985
* Blue Note BLP 1511   Thelonious Monk - Genius Of Modern Music Volume Two   1956
= Blue Note BST 81511 (pseudo stereo)   -   1969
= Blue Note BN-LA579-H2   Thelonious Monk - The Complete Genius   1976
= Mosaic MR4-101   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Thelonious Monk   1983
* Blue Note BLP 5009   Thelonious Monk - Genius Of Modern Music Vol. 2   1952
* Blue Note BLP 5002   Thelonious Monk - Genius Of Modern Music   1952
* Blue Note 560   Thelonious Monk - Humph / Mysterioso   1948
* Blue Note 547   Thelonious Monk - Evonce / Off Minor   1948
* Blue Note 542   Thelonious Monk - Thelonious / Suburban Eyes   1947

The Thelonious Monk Trio

Thelonious Monk, piano; Eugene Ramey, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, October 24, 1947

BN312-0Nice Work (alternate take)Mosaic MR4-101; Blue Note (J) BNJ-61011
BN312-1Nice WorkBlue Note 1575, BLP 5009, BLP 1511
BN313-0Ruby My Dear (alternate take)Mosaic MR4-101; Blue Note (J) BNJ-61011
BN313-1Ruby My DearBlue Note 549, BLP 5002, BLP 1510
BN314-0Well You Needn'tBlue Note 543, BLP 5002, BLP 1510
BN314-1Well You Needn't (alternate take)Mosaic MR4-101; Blue Note (J) BNJ-61011
BN315-0April In Paris (alternate take)-
BN315-1April In ParisBlue Note 1575, BLP 1510
BN317-1Off MinorBlue Note 547, BLP 5002, BLP 1510
BN316-3IntrospectionBlue Note BLP 1510

* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61011   More Genius Of Thelonious Monk   1985
* Blue Note BLP 1511   Thelonious Monk - Genius Of Modern Music Volume Two   1956
= Blue Note BST 81511 (pseudo stereo)   -   1969
= Blue Note BN-LA579-H2   Thelonious Monk - The Complete Genius   1976
= Mosaic MR4-101   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Thelonious Monk   1983
* Blue Note BLP 1510   Thelonious Monk - Genius Of Modern Music Volume One   1956
= Blue Note BST 81510 (pseudo stereo)   -   1966
= Blue Note BN-LA579-H2   Thelonious Monk - The Complete Genius   1976
= Mosaic MR4-101   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Thelonious Monk   1983
* Blue Note BLP 5009   Thelonious Monk - Genius Of Modern Music Vol. 2   1952
* Blue Note BLP 5002   Thelonious Monk - Genius Of Modern Music   1952
* Blue Note 1575   Thelonious Monk - April In Paris / Nice Work   1951
* Blue Note 549   Thelonious Monk - Ruby My Dear / Evidence   1948
* Blue Note 543   Thelonious Monk - 'Round About Midnight / Well You Needn't   1947
* Blue Note 547   Thelonious Monk - Evonce / Off Minor   1948

The Thelonious Monk Quintet

George Taitt, trumpet; Edmund Gregory, alto sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Robert Paige, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, November 21, 1947

BN318-3In Walked BudBlue Note 548, 45-1664, BLP 5009, BLP 1510
BN319-0Monk's MoodBlue Note 1565, BLP 1511
BN320-0Who KnowsBlue Note 1565, BLP 5009, BLP 1511
BN321-1'Round About MidnightBlue Note 543, 45-1664, BLP 5002, BLP 1510, BLP 1001, BST2 84433, BST 89902
BN320-7Who Knows (alternate take)Mosaic MR4-101; Blue Note (J) BNJ-61011

* Blue Note BLP 1510   Thelonious Monk - Genius Of Modern Music Volume One   1956
= Blue Note BST 81510 (pseudo stereo)   -   1966
= Blue Note BN-LA579-H2   Thelonious Monk - The Complete Genius   1976
= Mosaic MR4-101   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Thelonious Monk   1983
* Blue Note BLP 1511   Thelonious Monk - Genius Of Modern Music Volume Two   1956
= Blue Note BST 81511 (pseudo stereo)   -   1969
= Blue Note BN-LA579-H2   Thelonious Monk - The Complete Genius   1976
= Mosaic MR4-101   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Thelonious Monk   1983
* Blue Note BLP 1001   Various Artists - 25 Years Blue Note: Anniversary Album   1964
= Blue Note BLP 2001, BST 82001   Various Artists - Blue Note Gems Of Jazz: Limited Edition   1967
* Blue Note BST2 84433   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note Volume 2   1986
* Blue Note BST 89902   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz Volume 1: 1939-1949   1969
= Blue Note BN-LA158-G2   Various Artists - A Decade Of Jazz Volume One: 1939-1949   1973+
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61011   More Genius Of Thelonious Monk   1985
* Blue Note BLP 5009   Thelonious Monk - Genius Of Modern Music Vol. 2   1952
* Blue Note BLP 5002   Thelonious Monk - Genius Of Modern Music   1952
* Blue Note 45-1664   Thelonious Monk - Round Midnight / In Walked Bud   1956
* Blue Note 548   Thelonious Monk - In Walked Bud / Epistrophy   1948
* Blue Note 1565   Thelonious Monk - Who Knows / Monk's Mood   1948
* Blue Note 543   Thelonious Monk - 'Round About Midnight / Well You Needn't   1947

Fats Navarro Quintette

Fats Navarro, trumpet; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Tadd Dameron, piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, December 5, 1947

S3483-1NostalgiaSavoy SJL 2216
S3483-6-Savoy 955, XP 8025, MG 9019, MG-12133, SJL 2216
S3484-3Barry's BopSavoy SJL 2216
S3484-6-Savoy 959, XP 8025, MG 9019, MG-12133, SJL 2216
S3485-1Be Bop RompSavoy SJL 2216
S3485-6-Savoy 959, XP 8026, MG 9019, MG-12133, SJL 2216
S3486Fats BlowsSavoy XP 8026, MG 9019, MG-12133, SJL 2216

* Savoy SJL 2216   Fats Navarro - Fat Girl: The Savoy Sessions   1977
* Savoy MG-12133   Fats Navarro - Nostalgia   1959
* Savoy MG 9019   Fats Navarro - New Trends Of Jazz Volume 6   1952
* Savoy XP 8025   Fats Navarro - New Trends Of Jazz Vol. 6
* Savoy XP 8026   Fats Navarro - New Trends Of Jazz Vol. 7
* Savoy 955   Dexter Gordon - Dextrose / Fats Navarro - Nostalgia
* Savoy 959   Fats Navarro - Barry's Bop / Be Bop Romp

Dexter Gordon Quintette

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; Tadd Dameron, piano; Curley Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, December 11, 1947

S3491-3Settin'n The Pace Part 1Savoy 913, XP 8022, MG 9003, MG-12130, SJL 2211
S3492-3Settin'n The Pace Part 2-
S3493So EasySavoy 960, XP 8022, MG 9003, MG-12130, SJL 2211
-So Easy (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2211
S3494Dexter's RiffSavoy 960, XP 8080, MG 9016, MG-12130, SJL 2211
-Dexter's Riff (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2211

* Savoy MG-12130   Dexter Gordon - Dexter Rides Again   1958
* Savoy SJL 2211   Dexter Gordon - Long Tall Dexter: The Savoy Sessions   1976
* Savoy MG 9003   Dexter Gordon - New Sounds In Modern Music   1951
* Savoy MG 9016   Dexter Gordon - New Trends Of Jazz Volume 3   1952
* Savoy XP 8022   Dexter Gordon - New Trends Of Jazz Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8080   Dexter Gordon - New Sounds In Modern Music Vol. 2
* Savoy 913   Dexter Gordon - Settin'n The Pace Parts 1 & 2
* Savoy 960   Dexter Gordon - So Easy / Dexter's Riff

Art Blakey's Messengers

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Howard Bowe, trombone; Edmund Gregory, alto sax; Orland Wright, tenor sax; Ernest Thompson, baritone sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; LaVerne Barker, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, December 22, 1947

BN322-3The Thin ManBlue Note 545, BLP 5010, CDP 7 84436 2
BN323-1The Bop AlleyBlue Note 546, BLP 5010, CDP 7 84436 2
BN323-2The Bop Alley (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 84436 2
BN324-2Groove StreetBlue Note 546, CDP 7 84436 2
BN325-1Musa's VisionBlue Note 545, CDP 7 84436 2

* Blue Note CDP 7 84436 2   Art Blakey's Messengers, James Moody's Modernists - New Sounds   1991
* Blue Note BLP 5010   Max Roach, James Moody, Art Blakey - New Sounds   1952
* Blue Note 545   Art Blakey's Messengers - The Thin Man / Musa's Vision   1948
* Blue Note 546   Art Blakey's Messengers - Groove Street / The Bop Alley   1948

Ida James With John Hunt's Orchestra

John Hunt, trumpet; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Lawrence "88" Keyes, organ; probably John Simmons, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Ida James, vocal; and others.

NYC, 1947

I-1565Try A Little TendernessManor 1107
I-1566Yesterdays-
A-1658You're A Fool If You Don'tManor 1121
A-1660Let's Do It-

* Manor 1107   Ida James - Try A Little Tenderness / Yesterdays
* Manor 1121   Ida James - You're A Fool If You Don't / Let's Do It

1948

Thelonious Monk Quartet

Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Thelonious Monk, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

WNYC radio broadcast, Festival Of American Music, February 16, 1948

All The Things You AreChazzer 2002
Just You, Just Me-
Suburban Eyes-

* Chazzer 2002   Art Tatum, Thelonious Monk - The Vibes Are On Chazzer   mid 1970s

James Moody And His Bop Men

Dave Burns, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Ernie Henry, alto sax; James Moody, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Hen Gates, piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Chano Pozo, vocal, bongos; "Gil" Fuller, arranger.

Apex Studios, NYC, October 25, 1948

BN344-0TropicanaBlue Note 553, BLP 5006, B-6503
BN345-1Cu-BaBlue Note 554, BLP 5006, B-6503
BN346-0Moody's All FranticBlue Note 556, BLP 5006, B-6503
BN347-0Tin Tin DeoBlue Note 555, BLP 5006, BLP 1001, BST2 84429, BST 89902

* Blue Note B-6503   James Moody And His Modernists/George Wallington And His Band - The Beginning And End Of Bop   1969
* Blue Note BLP 1001   Various Artists - 25 Years Blue Note: Anniversary Album   1964
= Blue Note BLP 2001, BST 82001   Various Artists - Blue Note Gems Of Jazz: Limited Edition   1967
* Blue Note BST2 84429   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note   1984
* Blue Note BST 89902   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz Volume 1: 1939-1949   1969
= Blue Note BN-LA158-G2   Various Artists - A Decade Of Jazz Volume One: 1939-1949   1973+
* Blue Note BLP 5006   James Moody And His Modernists With Chano Pozo   1952
= Blue Note CDP 7 84436 2   Art Blakey's Messengers, James Moody's Modernists - New Sounds   1991
* Blue Note 553   James Moody - Tropicana / The Fuller Bop Man   1948
* Blue Note 554   James Moody - Cu-Ba / Mooda-Morphosis   1948
* Blue Note 556   James Moody - Moody's All Frantic / Workshop   1948
* Blue Note 555   James Moody - Tin Tin Deo / Oh Henry!   1948

1949 (age 30)

Lucky Millinder And His Orchestra

Frank Galbreath, Gene Roland, Abdul Salaam, Lammar Wright, trumpet; Alfred Cobbs, Porky Cohen, Fred Zito, trombone; Rudy Powell, Teddy Small, alto sax; Harold Clark, Ike Quebec, Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Sidney Brown, baritone sax; Leroy Lovett, Lannie Scott, piano; Danny Perri, guitar; Horace Holmes, bass; Art Blakey, Chris Stanton, drums; Annisteen Allen, J. Carnes, vocal; Lucky Millinder, leader.

NYC, February 15, 1949

D9VB888Moanin' The BluesRCA Victor 20-3430; RCA (F) PM 42030, 6279-1-R
D9VB889How Would You Know-

* RCA Victor 20-3430   Lucky Millinder - Moanin' The Blues / How Would You Know
* RCA (F) PM 42030, 6279-1-R   no information

Big John Greer And His Rhythm Rockers

Frank Galbreath, trumpet; Teddy Small, alto sax; Harold Clark, tenor sax; Big John Greer, tenor sax, vocal; Leroy Lovett, piano; Al Casey, guitar; Henry Holmes, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, April 8, 1949

D9VB1251Drinkin' Wine, Spo-Dee-O-DeeRCA Victor 22-0023
D9VB1252Long Tall Gal-
D9VB1253I Found A DreamRCA Victor 22-0045

* RCA Victor 22-0023   Big John Greer - Drinkin' Wine, Spo-Dee-O-Dee / Long Tall Gal
* RCA Victor 22-0045   Big John Greer - I Found A Dream / If I Told You Once

Gil Fuller And His Orchestra

Dave Burns, Mustapha Daleel, Bill Massey, Abdul Salaam, trumpet; Charlie Johnson, Haleen Rasheed, Clarence Ross, Rip Tarrant, trombone; Jimmy Heath, Sahib Shihab, alto sax; Pritchard Cheesman, Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Gil Fuller, arranger, conductor, vocal.

NYC, June 11, 1949

D172 | D268Mean To MeDiscovery 115; Savoy SJL 2225
D173Blues For A DebutanteDiscovery 108; Savoy SJL 2225
D174 | D268The Scene ChangesDiscovery 115; Savoy SJL 2225
D175TropicanaDiscovery 108; Savoy SJL 2225

* Savoy SJL 2225   The Be Bop Boys   1978
* Discovery 115, 45-115; Jazz Selection (F) JS 683; Vogue (E) V 2037   Gil Fuller - Mean To Me / The Scene Changes
* Discovery 108; Jazz Selection (F) JS 678; Vogue (E) V 2036   Gil Fuller - Blues For A Debutante / Tropicana

Big John Greer And His Orchestra

Frank Galbreath, trumpet; Zolman "Pork" Cohen, trombone; Tony Scott, clarinet; Big John Greer, tenor sax, vocal; Tate Houston, baritone, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Danny Perri, guitar; Henry Holmes, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, June 27, 1949

D9VB1753Rockin' With Big JohnRCA Victor 22-0137
D9VB1754If I Told You OnceRCA Victor 22-0045

* RCA Victor 22-0137   Big John Greer - Rockin' With Big John / no info
* RCA Victor 22-0045   Big John Greer - I Found A Dream / If I Told You Once

1950

Sonny Stitt Quartet

Sonny Stitt, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, February 17, 1950

JRC1008AvalonPrestige PRLP 7133, PRST 7585, PCD-24115-2
JRC1009ALaterPrestige 704, PRLP 126, PRLP 7077, PRST 7585, PCD-24115-2
JRC1010AAin't Misbehavin'-
JRC1011Mean To MePrestige 752, PRLP 111, PRLP 7133, PRST 7585, PCD-24115-2
JRC1012Stairway To The StarsPrestige 824, PRLP 126, PRLP 7133, PRST 7585, PCD-24115-2

* Prestige PRLP 7133   Sonny Stitt - Stitt's Bits   1958
* Prestige PRST 7585   Sonny Stitt - Stitt's Bits Vol. 1   1968
* Prestige PRLP 7077   Sonny Stitt - Kaleidoscope   1957
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-060   -   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-060-2   -   1992
* Prestige PCD-24115-2   Sonny Stitt - Prestige First Sessions Volume Two   1992
* Prestige PRLP 126   Sonny Stitt Favorites Volume One   1952
* Prestige PRLP 111   Sonny Stitt - Mr. Saxophone   1951
* Prestige 704   Sonny Stitt - Ain't Misbehavin' / Later   1950
* Prestige 752   Sonny Stitt - Down With It / Mean To Me   1951
* Prestige 824   Sonny Stitt - Stairway To The Stars / Sonny Sounds   1953
= Prestige 886   Sonny Stitt - Sonny Sounds / Stairway To The Stars   1954
= Prestige 886x45   -

Dick Hyman Quintet

Sonny Stitt, alto sax #2,4; Gene Ammons, tenor sax #3,4; Dick Hyman, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

WNYC radio broadcast, Birdland, NYC, February 18, 1950

1.Honeysuckle RoseKings Of Jazz (It) KLJ 20013
2.You're Driving Me CrazyOzone 1; Kings Of Jazz (It) KLJ 20013
3.The Way You Look Tonight-
4.Fine And Dandy-

* Kings Of Jazz (It) KLJ 20013   Here Are Stan Getz And Miles Davis
* Ozone 1   Miles Davis Sextet Featuring Stan Getz - A Very Special Concert: Rare Broadcast Performances   1970s
= Ozone 1   Miles Davis/Stan Getz Sextet - That Extra Special Concert: Rare Broadcast Performances   1970s

Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Tadd Dameron, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

WNYC radio broadcast, Birdland, NYC, February 18, 1950

ConceptionOzone 1; Kings Of Jazz (It) KLJ 20013; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-124
Ray's Idea-
That Old Black MagicKings Of Jazz (It) KLJ 20013; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-124
Max Is Making WaxOzone 1; Kings Of Jazz (It) KLJ 20013; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-124
Woody'n You-

* Ozone 1   Miles Davis Sextet Featuring Stan Getz - A Very Special Concert: Rare Broadcast Performances   1970s
= Ozone 1   Miles Davis/Stan Getz Sextet - That Extra Special Concert: Rare Broadcast Performances   1970s
* Kings Of Jazz (It) KLJ 20013   Here Are Stan Getz And Miles Davis
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-124   Miles Davis Featuring Stan Getz - Birdland Days

Gene Ammons - Sonny Stitt Septet

Bill Massey, trumpet; Bennie Green, trombone; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Sonny Stitt, baritone sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, April 26, 1950

85ChabootiePrestige 741, PRLP 107, PRST 7823, P-24058
86Who Put The Sleeping Pills In Rip Van Winkle's CoffeePrestige 721, PRST 7823
87Gravy (as Walkin')Prestige 717, PRLP 112, PRST 7823, P-24058; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6013-2
88Easy GlidePrestige PRLP 112, PRST 7823, P-24058

* Prestige PRST 7823   Gene Ammons - Blues Up & Down Vol. 1   1970
* Prestige P-24058   Gene Ammons - The Gene Ammons Story: The 78 Era   1976
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6013-2   Gene Ammons - Greatest Hits: The 50s   1998
* Prestige PRLP 107   Gene Ammons vs. Sonny Stitt - Battle Of The Saxes   1951
= Prestige PRLP 107 (later)   -   1954
* Prestige PRLP 112   Gene Ammons Favorites Volume One   1951
= Prestige PRLP 112 (later)   Gene Ammons Tenor Sax Favorites Volume One   1954
* Prestige 741   Gene Ammons - Blue And Sentimental / Chabootie   1951
= Prestige 741x45   -
* Prestige 721   Gene Ammons - La Vie En Rose / Who Put The Sleeping Pills In Rip Van Winkle's Coffee   1950
* Prestige 717   Gene Ammons - I Wanna Be Loved / Gravy   1950

Charlie Parker Quintet

Fats Navarro, trumpet #1,2,5-15; Charlie Parker, alto sax #1-5,7-15; Bud Powell, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

radio broadcast, Birdland, NYC, May 15 and 16, 1950

1.52nd Street Theme IOzone 4
2.Perdido (as Wahoo)Columbia JG 34808; Alamac QSR 2430
3.'Round Midnight (incomplete)-
4.This Time The Dream's On MeColumbia JG 34808
5.Dizzy Atmosphere-
6.A Night In Tunisia-
7.Move (into)Ozone 9; Columbia JG 34808; Alamac QSR 2430
8.52nd Street Theme II (incomplete)Ozone 9; Alamac QSR 2430
9.Rifftide (as The Street Beat)Columbia JG 34808; Alamac QSR 2430
10.Out Of NowhereColumbia JG 34808
11.Little Willie Leaps (into)-
12.52nd Street Theme III-
13.Ornithology (into)-
14.I'll Remember April (into)-
15.52nd Street Theme IV-

* Ozone 4   Charlie Parker-Fats Navarro-Bud Powell - Rare Broadcast Performances   1970s
* Columbia JG 34808   Charlie Parker - One Night In Birdland
* Alamac QSR 2430   Charlie Parker's All Stars 1950   1970s
* Ozone 9   Charlie Parker-Bud Powell-Fats Navarro - Rare Broadcast Performances   1970s

Miles Davis' Birdland All Stars

Miles Davis, trumpet; Fats Navarro, trumpet #4-6; J.J. Johnson, trombone #1-5,7; Brew Moore, tenor sax; Tadd Dameron, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Birdland, NYC, June 30, 1950

1.band warming upJazz Music Yesterday (It) ME 6401
2.Max Is Making Wax-
3.Wee (as Rambunctious Rambling)Alto AL 701; Jazz Music Yesterday (It) ME 6401
4.Hot House (as Miles' Midnight Breakaway)Session Disc 101; Beppo (E) BEP 502; Jazz Music Yesterday (It) ME 6401
5.52nd Street ThemeBeppo (E) BEP 502; Jazz Music Yesterday (It) ME 6401
6.Ow! (as Chubbie's Blues)Alto AL 701; Jazz Music Yesterday (It) ME 6401
7.Embraceable YouSession Disc 101; Jazz Music Yesterday (It) ME 6401

Miles Davis, Fats Navarro, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone #2,3; Charlie Parker, alto sax #1; Brew Moore, tenor sax #2,3; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

1.Conception/Deception (as Poobah)Alto AL 701; Jazz Music Yesterday (It) ME 6401
2.Eronel (as Overturia)Session Disc 102; Beppo (E) BEP 502; Jazz Music Yesterday (It) ME 6401
3.52nd Street Theme (as Slow Broadway Theme)Session Disc 102; Jazz Music Yesterday (It) ME 6401

* Alto AL 701   Miles Davis - The Persuasively Coherent   1970s
* Session Disc 101   Hooray For Miles Davis Vol. One   1970s
* Beppo (E) BEP 502   Miles Davis All Stars And Gil Evans   1980s
* Session Disc 102   Hooray For Miles Davis Vol. Two   1970s
* Jazz Music Yesterday (It) ME 6401   Miles Davis - The Last Bebop Session   1995

Charlie Parker Quintet

Red Rodney, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Bob Garrity, "Symphony Sid" Torin, announcer.

WJZ radio broadcast, Birdland, NYC, December 8, 1950

Jumpin' With Symphony SidRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 506
Anthropology-
Embraceable You-
Cheryl-
Salt Peanuts-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-

* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 506   Charlie Parker - "More Unissued" Vol. 2   1990

Sonny Stitt Quartet

Sonny Stitt, tenor sax #1,2, alto sax #3,4; Junior Mance, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, December 15, 1950

1. 120NeverthelessPrestige 826, PRLP 111, PRLP 7133, PRST 7612, P-24044, PCD-24115-2
2. 121Jeepers CreepersPrestige 826, PRLP 148, PRLP 7133, PRST 7612, P-24044, PCD-24115-2
3. 122ImaginationPrestige 733, prEP 1346, PRLP 111, PRLP 7077, PRST 7612; Moodsville MVLP 2; Prestige P-24044, PCD-24115-2
4. 123CherokeePrestige 733, prEP 1346, PRLP 111, PRLP 7077, PRST 7612, P-24044, PCD-24115-2

* Prestige PRLP 7133   Sonny Stitt - Stitt's Bits   1958
* Prestige PRST 7612   Sonny Stitt - Stitt's Bits Vol. 2   1968
* Prestige P-24044   Sonny Stitt - Genesis   1974
* Prestige PRLP 7077   Sonny Stitt - Kaleidoscope   1957
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-060   -   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-060-2   -   1992
* Moodsville MVLP 2   Various Artists - Modern Moods   1960
* Prestige PCD-24115-2   Sonny Stitt - Prestige First Sessions Volume Two   1992
* Prestige PRLP 111   Sonny Stitt - Mr. Saxophone   1951
* Prestige PRLP 148   Sonny Stitt Favorites Volume Two   1953
* Prestige prEP 1346   Sonny Stitt Alto Sax Vol. 1   1954
* Prestige 826   Sonny Stitt - Nevertheless / Jeepers Creepers   1953
* Prestige 733   Sonny Stitt - Cherokee / Imagination   1951

1951

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Billy Taylor, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Joe Carroll, vocal.

Birdland, NYC, January 6, 1951

Congo BluesOberon 5100
Yesterdays-
A Night In Tunisia-
Ooh-Pa-Pa-DahDuke (It) D-1019
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid (incomplete)-

* Oberon 5100   Dizzy Gillespie - Trane's First Ride 1951   1970s
* Duke (It) D-1019   Dizzy Gillespie - Birks Works   1970s

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Billy Taylor, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Joe Carroll, vocal.: same personnel.

Birdland, NYC, January 13, 1951

Good GrooveBroadcast Tributes 0009
Tin Tin Deo No. 1-
Birks' WorksDuke (It) D-1019; Broadcast Tributes 0009
Wow!private tape
Good BaitOberon 5100; Duke (It) D-1019
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid (incomplete)Duke (It) D-1019

* Broadcast Tributes 0009   Dizzy Gillespie - Trane's First Ride 1951 Vol. 2   1970s
* Duke (It) D-1019   Dizzy Gillespie - Birks Works   1970s
* Oberon 5100   Dizzy Gillespie - Trane's First Ride 1951   1970s

Dinah Washington

Wynton Kelly, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Dinah Washington, vocal.

radio broadcast, Birdland, NYC, January 13, 1951

I'll Never Be FreeBaldwin Street Music BJH 310
I Cross My Fingers-
Harbor Lights-
Only A Moment Ago-

* Baldwin Street Music BJH 310   Dinah Washington - Queen Of The Juke Box "Live" 1948-1955

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Billy Taylor, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Joe Carroll, vocal.

Birdland, NYC, January 20, 1951

Groovin' HighBroadcast Tributes 0009
I Can't Get Startedprivate tape
A Night In TunisiaBroadcast Tributes 0009
Ooh-Pa-Pa-Dahprivate tape
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-

* Broadcast Tributes 0009   Dizzy Gillespie - Trane's First Ride 1951 Vol. 2   1970s

Dinah Washington

Wynton Kelly, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Dinah Washington, vocal.

radio broadcast, Birdland, NYC, January 20, 1951

I Wanna Be LovedBaldwin Street Music BJH 310
My Heart Cries For You-
Time Out For Tears-

* Baldwin Street Music BJH 310   Dinah Washington - Queen Of The Juke Box "Live" 1948-1955

Sonny Stitt Quartet

Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Charlie Bateman, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, January 31, 1951

133LizaPrestige 757, prEP 1346, PRLP 111, PRLP 7077, PRST 7585
134Can't We Be FriendsPrestige 739, prEP 1346, PRLP 111, PRLP 7077, PRST 7585
135This Can't Be LovePrestige 831 (later)

* Prestige PRLP 7077   Sonny Stitt - Kaleidoscope   1957
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-060   -   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-060-2   -   1992
* Prestige PRST 7585   Sonny Stitt - Stitt's Bits Vol. 1   1968
* Prestige PRLP 111   Sonny Stitt - Mr. Saxophone   1951
* Prestige prEP 1346   Sonny Stitt Alto Sax Vol. 1   1954
* Prestige 757   Sonny Stitt - P.S. I Love You / Liza   1951
* Prestige 739   Sonny Stitt - Can't We Be Friends / If The Moon Turns Green   1951
* Prestige 831 (later)   Sonny Stitt - This Can't Be Love / For The Fat Man   1954

Gene Ammons Battles Sonny Stitt

Billy Massey, trumpet; Al Outcalt, trombone; Sonny Stitt, tenor sax; Gene Ammons, baritone sax; Charlie Bateman, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, January 31, 1951

136ANew Blues Up And Down Part 1Prestige 877, PRLP 127, PRLP 7050
137ANew Blues Up And Down Part 2-

* Prestige PRLP 7050   Gene Ammons All Star Sessions   1956
= Prestige PRLP 7050 (later)   The Gene Ammons All Stars, Gene Ammons Battles Sonny Stitt - Woofin' & Tweetin'   1957+
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-014   Gene Ammons All Star Sessions   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-014-2   -   1992
* Prestige PRLP 127   Gene Ammons Tenor Sax Favorites (Volume Two)   1952
* Prestige 877   Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt - New Blues Up And Down Parts 1 & 2   1954

Dizzy Gillespie Septet

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; J.J. Johnson, trombone; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Billy Taylor, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Joe Carroll, vocal.

Birdland, NYC, February 3, 1951

Birks' WorksOberon 5100
I Can't Get Started-
Lady Be Goodprivate tape
Good BaitBroadcast Tributes 0009
Jumpin' With Symphony SidOberon 5100

* Oberon 5100   Dizzy Gillespie - Trane's First Ride 1951   1970s
* Broadcast Tributes 0009   Dizzy Gillespie - Trane's First Ride 1951 Vol. 2   1970s

Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

broadcast, Birdland, NYC, February 17, 1951

Out Of The BlueBlue Note 7243 5 41779 2 7
Half Nelson-
Tempus Fugit-
Move-

* Blue Note 7243 5 41779 2 7   Miles Davis - Birdland 1951   2004

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet / Dizzie Gillespie All Stars

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, piano, vibes; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Joe Carroll, Melvin Moore, vocal.

NYC, April 16, 1951

3636Lady Be GoodDee Gee 3602, EP-4003, LP-1000; Regent RMG-6043
4000Love Me Pretty BabyDee Gee 3609, EP-4004; Regent RMG-6043
5104/5105The ChampDee Gee 3604, EP-4000, LP-1000; Savoy MG 12047

* Regent RMG-6043   Dizzy Gillespie-Milt Jackson-Joe Carroll - School Days   1957
= Savoy MG 12204   -   late 1960s
= Savoy SJL 2209   Dizzy Gillespie - Dee Gee Days: The Savoy Sessions   1976
* Savoy MG 12047   Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ   1956
= Savoy SJL 2209   Dizzy Gillespie - Dee Gee Days: The Savoy Sessions   1976
* Dee Gee LP-1000   Dizzy Gillespie   1952
* Dee Gee EP-4003   Dizzy Gillespie (Volume 4)   1952
* Dee Gee EP-4004   Dizzy Gillespie (Volume 5)   1952
* Dee Gee EP-4000   Dizzy Gillespie (Volume 1)   1952
* Dee Gee 3602   Joe Carroll, Dizzy Gillespie - Lady Be Good / Kenny Clarke - Klook Returns   1951
* Dee Gee 3609   Dizzy Gillespie, Melvin Moore - Love Me Pretty Baby / Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Carroll - Nobody Knows   1951
= Dee Gee 7 3609   -   1953
* Dee Gee 3604   Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ Parts 1 & II   1951
= Dee Gee 73604   Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ Parts 1 & 2   1953
= Swing (F) SW 375   -   early 1950s
= Vogue (E) V.2116   Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ Parts I & II   early 1950s

Illinois Jacquet Quintet

Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; John Collins, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, May 24, 1951

545-4Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'Clef 89084, MGC-622, MGC-702; Verve VE-2-2544
546-6Mean To Me-
547-4One-Nighter BoogieMercury 89001, MGC-129; Clef MGC-702
548-2Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsMercury 8945, MGC-112; Clef MGC-702; Verve VE-2-2544
549-2Cotton TailMercury 8945, MGC-112; Clef MGC-702
550-3Weary BluesMercury 8968, MGC-112; Clef MGC-702
551-4Groovin'-

* Clef MGC-622   Jazz Moods By Illinois Jacquet   1954
* Clef MGC-702   Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra - Groovin' With Jacquet   1956
= Verve MGV-8086   -   1957
* Verve VE-2-2544   Illinois Jacquet - The Cool Rage   1982
* Mercury MGC-129; Clef MGC-129   Illinois Jacquet Collates No. 2   1953
* Mercury MGC-112; Clef MGC-112   Illinois Jacquet Collates   1952
* Clef 89084, 89084x45   Illinois Jacquet - Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin' / Mean To Me   1953
* Mercury 89001, 89001x45; Clef 89001, 89001x45   Illinois Jacquet - One-Nighter Boogie / Port Of Rico   1952
* Mercury 8945, 8945x45; Clef 8945, 8945x45   Illinois Jacquet - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / Cotton Tail
* Mercury 8968, 8968x45; Clef 8968, 8968x45   Illinois Jacquet - Groovin' / Weary Blues

Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

broadcast, Birdland, NYC, June 2, 1951

Move (mistitled as Moo/Mod)Session Disc 102; Ozone 7; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-124; Blue Note 7243 5 41779 2 7
Half Nelson (two)-
Down (mistitled as Mick's Blues)-
Jumpin' With Symphony SidSession Disc 102

* Session Disc 102   Hooray For Miles Davis Vol. Two   1970s
* Ozone 7   Miles Davis, 'Lockjaw' Davis, Art Blakey - Rare Broadcast Performances   1970s
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-124   Miles Davis Featuring Stan Getz - Birdland Days
* Blue Note 7243 5 41779 2 7   Miles Davis - Birdland 1951   2004

Benny Green Nonet

Taft Jordan, trumpet; Benny Green, trombone; Budd Johnson, Big Nick Nicholas, tenor sax; Dave McRae, baritone sax; Billy Taylor, piano; John Collins, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, June 27, 1951

To Whom It May ConcernJubilee unissued
Groovin' At Birdland-

The Thelonious Monk Quintet

Sahib Shihab, alto sax #1-6; Milt Jackson, vibes #1-6,9; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, July 23, 1951

1. BN392-1Four In OneBlue Note 1589, BLP 5009, BLP 1511
2. BN392-2Four In One (alternate take)Blue Note BLP 1509, BN-LA579-H2; Mosaic MR4-101
3. BN393-0Criss-CrossBlue Note 1590, BLP 5011, BLP 1509, BST 89903, BN-LA579-H2; Mosaic MR4-101; Blue Note BST2 84429
4. BN393-1Criss-Cross (alternate take)Mosaic MR4-101; Blue Note (J) BNJ-61012
5. BN394-0EronelBlue Note 1590, BLP 5011, BLP 1509, BN-LA579-H2; Mosaic MR4-101
6. BN395-0Straight No ChaserBlue Note 1589, BLP 5009, BLP 1511
7. BN396-0Ask Me Now (alternate take)Mosaic MR4-101; Blue Note (J) BNJ-61012
8. BN396-1Ask Me NowBlue Note 1591, BLP 1511
9. BN397-0Willow Weep For MeBlue Note 1591, 45-1646, BLP 5011, BLP 1509, BN-LA579-H2; Mosaic MR4-101

* Blue Note BLP 1511   Thelonious Monk - Genius Of Modern Music Volume Two   1956
= Blue Note BST 81511 (pseudo stereo)   -   1969
= Blue Note BN-LA579-H2   Thelonious Monk - The Complete Genius   1976
= Mosaic MR4-101   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Thelonious Monk   1983
* Blue Note BLP 1509   Milt Jackson And The Thelonious Monk Quintet   1956
= Blue Note BST 81509 (pseudo stereo)   -
* Blue Note BST 89903   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz Volume 1: 1949-1959   1969
= Blue Note BN-LA159-G2   Various Artists - A Decade Of Jazz Volume Two: 1949-1959   1973+
* Blue Note BST2 84429   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note   1984
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61012   Thelonious Monk And Milt Jackson   1985
* Blue Note BLP 5009   Thelonious Monk - Genius Of Modern Music Vol. 2   1952
* Blue Note BLP 5011   Milt Jackson - Wizard Of The Vibes   1952
= Vogue (E) LDE 044   Milt Jackson And His New Group   1954
= Vogue (F) LD 138   Milt Jackson And His New Group - Wizard Of The Vibes   1954
* Blue Note 45-1646   Milt Jackson - Lillie / Willow Weep For Me   1956
* Blue Note 1589   Thelonious Monk - Four In One / Straight No Chaser   1951
* Blue Note 1590   Thelonious Monk - Criss-Cross / Eronel   1951
* Blue Note 1591   Thelonious Monk - Ask Me Now / Milt Jackson - Willow Weep For Me   1951

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Harry Biss, piano; Clyde Lombardi, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, August 14, 1951

164ATrottingMisterioso (E) MLP 1984; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-242-2
164B--
164C-Misterioso (E) MLP 1984
164-Prestige 751, PRLP 118, PRLP 7026, P-24061
165It Had To Be YouPrestige 781, PRLP 118, PRLP 7026, P-24061
166AZoot Swings The Blues (take 1) (as Swingin' The Blues)Prestige 751, PRLP 118, PRLP 7026, P-24061
166BZoot Swings The Blues (take 2)Prestige PRLP 117, PRLP 7026, P-24061
167Coolin' The BluesPrestige unissued
168East Of The SunPrestige PRLP 117, PRLP 7026, P-24061
169I Wonder WhoPrestige 781, PRLP 118, PRLP 7026, P-24061

* Misterioso (E) MLP 1984   Leo Parker Quartet, Al Haig Trio, Zoot Sims Quartet - Mad Lad Returns   1981
* Prestige PRLP 7026   Zoot Sims Quartets   1956
= New Jazz NJLP 8302   Zoot Sims - Trotting!   not released
= Prestige PR 16009   -   1963
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-242   Zoot Sims Quartets   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-242-2   -   1992
* Prestige P-24061   Zoot Sims - Zootcase   1976
* Prestige PRLP 118   Zoot Sims Tenor Sax Favorites   1951
* Prestige PRLP 117   Swingin' With Zoot Sims   1951
* Prestige 751   Zoot Sims - Trotting / Swingin' The Blues   1951
* Prestige 781   Zoot Sims - It Had To Be You / I Wonder Who   1952

Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis, trumpet; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Big Nick Nicholas, tenor sax; Billy Taylor, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

broadcast, Birdland, NYC, September 29, 1951

Move (mistitled as Mod)Ozone 7; Beppo (E) BEP 501; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-124; Blue Note 7243 5 41779 2 7
The Squirrel-
Lady Bird-

* Ozone 7   Miles Davis, 'Lockjaw' Davis, Art Blakey - Rare Broadcast Performances   1970s
* Beppo (E) BEP 501   Miles Davis - At Birdland 1951   1980s
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-124   Miles Davis Featuring Stan Getz - Birdland Days
* Blue Note 7243 5 41779 2 7   Miles Davis - Birdland 1951   2004

Bennie Green Septet

Bennie Green, trombone; Eddie Davis, "Big Nick", tenor sax; Rudy Williams, baritone sax; Teddy Brannon, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, October 5, 1951

221Green JunctionPrestige 773, prEP 1343, PRLP 123, PRLP 7023, P-24067
222Flowing River-
223Whirl-A-LicksPrestige 908, prEP 1343, PRLP 123, PRLP 7023, P-24067
224Pennies From Heaven (as Bennie's Pennies)-
225Jumpin' Journeyunissued
226Tenor Sax ShufflePrestige 920; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-091-2; Prestige PCD-24116-2
227Sugar Syrup-

* Prestige PRLP 7023   J J Johnson, Kai Winding, Benny Green - Trombone By Three   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-091   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-091-2   -   1992
= Prestige PRES 16-4   Jay Jay Johnson, Kai Winding, Bennie Green - Trombone By Three   1957
* Prestige P-24067   J.J. Johnson-Kai Winding-Bennie Green - Early Bones   1976
* Prestige PCD-24116-2   Dizzy Gillespie, Bennie Green, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Red Rodney - Prestige First Sessions Volume Three   1992
* Prestige PRLP 123   Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson - Modern Jazz Trombones Volume Two   1952
* Prestige prEP 1343   Bennie Green And His Band   1954
* Prestige 773   Bennie Green - Green Junction / Flowing River   1952
* Prestige 908   Bennie Green - Whirl-A-Licks / Pennies From Heaven   1952
* Prestige 920   Bennie Green - Tenor Sax Shuffle / Sugar Syrup   1952

Miles Davis Sextet Featuring Sonny Rollins

Miles Davis, trumpet; Jackie McLean as Jackie McClean as Jack McLean, alto sax #1-5; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Walter Bishop, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Apex Studios, NYC, October 5, 1951

1. 228ConceptionPrestige 868, prEP 1349, PRLP 124, PRLP 7013, PR 16002, PR 7457, PRST 7744, PRST-24022, P-24054; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-005-2
2. 229Out Of The BluePrestige 876, prEP 1361, PRLP 140, PRLP 7012, PRST 7744, P-24054
3. 230DenialPrestige prEP 1361, PRLP 7012, PRST 7744, P-24054
4. 231BluingPrestige 846, 868, prEP 1355, PRLP 140, PRLP 7012, PRST 7744, P-24054
5. 232DigPrestige 777, 45-321, prEP 1339, PRLP 124, PRLP 7012, PR 7298, PRST 7744, P-24054
6. 233My Old FlamePrestige 766, prEP 1339, PRLP 124, PRLP 7013, PR 16002, PRST 7744, PRST-24022, P-24054; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-005-2
7. 234It's Only A Paper MoonPrestige 817, 45-321, prEP 1349, PRLP 124, PRLP 7012, PRST 7744, P-24054

* Prestige PRLP 7013   Conception Featuring Stan Getz, Miles Davis, Zoot Sims, Sonny Rollins, Gerry Mulligan, Lee Konitz   1956
= Prestige PRLP 7013 (later)   Miles Davis/Stan Getz/Gerry Mulligan/Lee Konitz/Sonny Rollins/Zoot Sims - Conception   1956+
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-1726   -   1989
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1726-2   -   1990
* Prestige PR 16002   Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro - Trumpet Giants   not released
= New Jazz NJLP 8296   -   1964
* Prestige PR 7457, PRST 7457   Miles Davis Greatest Hits   1966
* Prestige PRST 7744   Miles Davis - Conception   1970
* Prestige PRST-24022   Miles Davis - Collector's Items   1973
* Prestige P-24054   Miles Davis - Dig   1975
* Prestige PRLP 7012   Miles Davis Featuring Sonny Rollins - Dig   1956
= Prestige PRLP 7281, PRST 7281   Diggin' With The Miles Davis Sextet   1963
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-005   Miles Davis Featuring Sonny Rollins - Dig   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-005-2   -   1987
* Prestige PR 7298, PRST 7298   Various Artists - Prestige/Groovy Goodies
* Prestige PRLP 124   Miles Davis - The New Sounds   1952
* Prestige PRLP 140   Miles Davis - Blue Period   1953
* Prestige prEP 1349   Miles Davis With Sonny Rollins Vol. 2   1954
* Prestige prEP 1361   Miles Davis All Stars   1954
* Prestige prEP 1355   Miles Davis In A Blue Mood   1954
* Prestige prEP 1339   Miles Davis With Sonny Rollins   1954
* Prestige 45-321   Miles Davis - Dig / It's Only A Paper Moon   1964
* Prestige 868   Miles Davis - Conception / Bluing Part 3   1953
* Prestige 876   Miles Davis - Out Of The Blue Parts 1 & 2   1954
* Prestige 846   Miles Davis - Bluing Parts 1 & 2   1953
* Prestige 777   Miles Davis - Dig Parts 1 & 2   1952
= Prestige 777x45   -
* Prestige 766   Miles Davis - My Old Flame Parts 1 & 2   1952
* Prestige 817   Miles Davis - It's Only A Paper Moon Parts 1 & 2   1953
= Prestige 817x45   -

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Apex Studios, NYC, December 17, 1951

267Time On My HandsPrestige PRLP 137, PRLP 7029, P-24096
268Mambo BouncePrestige 769, PRLP 135, PRLP 7029, PRST-24004, P-24096
269This Love Of MinePrestige 769, PRLP 137, PRLP 7029, P-24096
270ShadrackPrestige 780, PRLP 137, PRLP 7029, P-24096
271Slow Boat To ChinaPrestige PRLP 137, PRLP 7029, P-24096
272With A Song In My HeartPrestige 780, PRLP 137, PRLP 7029; Moodsville MVLP 35; Prestige PRST-24004, P-24096
273ScoopsPrestige PRLP 137, PRLP 7029, P-24096
274Newk's FadeawayPrestige PRLP 137, PRLP 7029, PRST-24004, P-24096

* Prestige PRLP 7029   Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet, Art Blakey And Kenny Drew   1956
= Prestige PRLP 7269, PRST 7269   Sonny Rollins - Sonny & The Stars   1963
= Prestige PRST 7856   Sonny Rollins - First Recordings!   1971
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-011   Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet, Art Blakey And Kenny Drew   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-011-2   -   1988
* Prestige P-24096   Sonny Rollins - Vintage Sessions   1981
* Prestige PRST-24004   Sonny Rollins   1972
* Moodsville MVLP 35, MVST 35   Various Artists - The Music Of Richard Rodgers Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen   1963
* Prestige PRLP 137   Sonny Rollins Quartet   1952
* Prestige PRLP 135   Sonny Stitt, Joe Holiday, Kenny Graham, Sonny Rollins - Mambo Jazz   1952
* Prestige 769   Sonny Rollins - Mambo Bounce / This Love Of Mine   1952
* Prestige 780   Sonny Rollins - Shadrack / With A Song In My Heart   1952

1952

Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, June 30, 1952

52S-3107Just One Of Those ThingsMGM 11303, E-3396, (E) EP 501
52S-3108Street Of DreamsMGM 30681, E-177, E-3396
52S-3109CariocaMGM 11303, E-3396, (E) EP 501
52S-3110Easy LivingMGM 11453, (E) 668, (E) EP 501

* MGM E-3396   Buddy DeFranco   1956
* MGM E-177   Buddy DeFranco - King Of The Clarinet   1952
= MGM (E) D 112   -
* MGM (E) EP 501   Buddy DeFranco And His Quartet
* MGM 11303, (E) 565   Buddy DeFranco - Just One Of Those Things / Carioca
* MGM 30681   Buddy DeFranco - Street Of Dreams / The Way You Look Tonight
* MGM 11453   Buddy DeFranco - Lady Be Good / Easy Living
* MGM (E) 668   Buddy DeFranco - Get Happy / Easy Living

Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 23, 1952

52S-3123The Way You Look TonightMGM 30681, E-177, E-3396
52S-3124Sophisticated LadyMGM 30680, E-177, E-3396
52S-3125Lover Come Back To MeMGM 30679, E-177, E-3396
52S-3126I Got It BadMGM 30680, E-177, E-3396

* MGM E-3396   Buddy DeFranco   1956
* MGM E-177   Buddy DeFranco - King Of The Clarinet   1952
= MGM (E) D 112   -
* MGM 30681   Buddy DeFranco - Street Of Dreams / The Way You Look Tonight
* MGM 30680   Buddy DeFranco - Sophisticated Lady / I Got It Bad
* MGM 30679   Buddy DeFranco - Gone With The Wind / Lover Come Back To Me

Zoot Sims And Al Cohn

Kai Winding, trombone #1-3; Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; George Wallington, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, September 8, 1952

1. 359TangerinePrestige prEP 1348, PRLP 138, PRLP 7022, P-24061
2. 360Zootcase-
3. 361The Red DoorPrestige PRLP 138, PRLP 7022, P-24061
4. 362Morning Fun-

* Prestige PRLP 7022   Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, Allen Eager, Brew Moore - The Brothers   1956
= Prestige PRLP 7252, PRST 7252   Stan Getz, Zoot Sims & Al Cohn - The Brothers   1963
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-008   Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, Allen Eager, Brew Moore - The Brothers   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-008-2   -   1990
* Prestige P-24061   Zoot Sims - Zootcase   1976
* Prestige PRLP 138   Zoot Sims All Stars - Contemporary Music   1953
* Prestige prEP 1348   Zoot Sims With Al Cohn   not released?

Buddy DeFranco Quartet With Richard Maltby's Orchestra

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Louis Martinez, congas; unidentified strings, Richard Maltby, arranger, conductor.

NYC, October 2, 1952

52S-386Street SceneMGM 11358, E-253, (E) 584; Verve (J) POJJ-15144
52S-387SummertimeMGM 11411, E-253, (E) 584; Verve (J) POJJ-15144
52S-388KamasutraMGM 11358, E-253; Verve (J) POJJ-15144
52S-389Over The RainbowMGM 11411, E-253, (E) 612; Verve (J) POJJ-15144

* Verve (J) POJJ-15144   Buddy DeFranco And Hank D'Amico - Modern Clarinets   1993
* MGM E-253   Buddy DeFranco With Strings   1954
* MGM 11358   Buddy DeFranco - Street Scene / Kamasutra
* MGM (E) 584   Buddy DeFranco - Street Scene / Summertime
* MGM 11411   Buddy DeFranco - Summertime / Over The Rainbow
* MGM (E) 612   Buddy DeFranco - Over The Rainbow / no info

Annie Ross With Teacho Wiltshire And His Band

Teacho Wiltshire, piano #1,2; George Wallington, piano #3,4; Ram Ramirez, organ; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Annie Ross, vocal.

NYC, October 9, 1952

1. 363TwistedPrestige 794, prEP 1301, PRLP 7128, PRST 7828
2. 364Farmer's MarketPrestige 839, prEP 1301, PRLP 7128, PRST 7828
3. 365The Time Was Right-
4. 366Annie's LamentPrestige 794, prEP 1301, PRLP 7128, PRST 7828

* Prestige PRLP 7128   King Pleasure Sings, Annie Ross Sings   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-217   -   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-217-2 (earlier)   -   1987
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-217-2   -   1992
* Prestige PRST 7828   Eddie Jefferson, Joe Carroll & Annie Ross - The Bebop Singers   1971
* Prestige prEP 1301   Annie Ross Sings   1953
* Prestige 794   Annie Ross - Annie's Lament / Twisted   1953
= Esquire (E) 10-334   -
* Prestige 839   Annie Ross - Farmer's Market / The Time Was Right   1953
= Prestige 839x45   -

Horace Silver Trio

Horace Silver, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, October 9, 1952

BN448 tk.1HoroscopeBlue Note BLP 5018, BLP 1520, BN-LA474-H2
BN449-1 tk.5SafariBlue Note 1608, BLP 5018, BLP 1520, BLP 1001, BN-LA474-H2
BN450-6 tk.15Thou SwellBlue Note 1608, BLP 5018, BN-LA474-H2, (J) LNJ-70108, (J) BNJ-61005, CDP 7 81520 2
BN451Yeah!rejected

* Blue Note BLP 1520   Horace Silver Trio And Art Blakey-Sabu   1956
= Blue Note BST 81520 (pseudo stereo)   -
= Blue Note (J) LNJ-70108   -   1977
= Blue Note CDP 7 81520 2   -   1989
* Blue Note BN-LA474-H2   Horace Silver - The Trio Sides   1976
* Blue Note BLP 1001   Various Artists - 25 Years Blue Note: Anniversary Album   1964
= Blue Note BLP 2001, BST 82001   Various Artists - Blue Note Gems Of Jazz: Limited Edition   1967
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61005   Horace Silver Rare Tracks - Senor Blues   1984
* Blue Note BLP 5018   Horace Silver - New Faces-New Sounds   1953
= Vogue (E) LDE 065, (F) LD 176   Horace Silver Trio   1954
* Blue Note 1608   Horace Silver - Safari / Thou Swell   1952

Thelonious Monk Trio

Thelonious Monk, piano; Gary Mapp, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, October 15, 1952

367Little Rootie TootiePrestige 850, prEP 1329, PRLP 142, PRLP 7027, PRST 7751, PRST-24006, P-24052
368Sweet And LovelyPrestige 795, prEP 1329, PRLP 142, PRLP 7027, PRST 7751, PRST-24006
369Bye-YaPrestige 795, 45-162, prEP 1329, PRLP 142, PRLP 7027, PRST 7751, PRST-24006
370Monk's DreamPrestige 850, prEP 1329, PRLP 142, PRLP 7027, PRST 7751, PRST-24006

* Prestige PRLP 7027   Thelonious Monk   1956
= Prestige PRLP 7159   Thelonious Monk - Monk's Moods   1959
= Prestige PRST 7508   Thelonious Monk - The High Priest   1967
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-010   Thelonious Monk   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-010-2   -   1989
* Prestige PRST 7751   Thelonious Monk - Reflections Vol. 1   1970
* Prestige PRST-24006   Thelonious Monk   1972
* Prestige P-24052   Various Artists - Piano Giants Vol. I   1975
* Prestige PRLP 142   Thelonious Monk Trio (Thelonious)   1953
* Prestige prEP 1329   The Thelonious Monk Trio   1953
* Prestige 45-162   Thelonious Monk - Blue Monk / Bye-Ya   1959
* Prestige 850   Thelonious Monk - Little Rootie Tootie / Monk's Dream   1953
* Prestige 795   Thelonious Monk - Sweet And Lovely / Bye-Ya   1953
= Prestige 795x45   -

Horace Silver Trio

Horace Silver, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, October 20, 1952

BN452-1 tk.2QuicksilverBlue Note BLP 5018, BN-LA474-H2, (J) LNJ-70108, (J) BNJ-61005, CDP 7 81520 2
BN453-2 tk.6EcarohBlue Note BLP 5018, BLP 1520, BN-LA474-H2
BN454-0 tk.7Yeah!-
BN455-3 tk.11Knowledge BoxBlue Note BLP 5018, BN-LA474-H2, (J) LNJ-70108, (J) BNJ-61005, CDP 7 81520 2
BN456-3 tk.15Prelude To A KissBlue Note BLP 5018, BLP 1520, BN-LA474-H2

* Blue Note BN-LA474-H2   Horace Silver - The Trio Sides   1976
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61005   Horace Silver Rare Tracks - Senor Blues   1984
* Blue Note BLP 1520   Horace Silver Trio And Art Blakey-Sabu   1956
= Blue Note BST 81520 (pseudo stereo)   -
= Blue Note (J) LNJ-70108   -   1977
= Blue Note CDP 7 81520 2   -   1989
* Blue Note BLP 5018   Horace Silver - New Faces-New Sounds   1953
= Vogue (E) LDE 065, (F) LD 176   Horace Silver Trio   1954

The Lou Donaldson Quintet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet #2-4; Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Horace Silver, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, November 19, 1952

1. BN457-0 tk.1Sweet JuiceBlue Note 1609, BLP 5021, BLP 1537
2. BN459-1 tk.8Down HomeBlue Note 1610, BLP 5021, BLP 1537
3. BN460-1 tk.10The Best Things In Life Are FreeBlue Note 1609, BLP 5021, BLP 1537
4. BN458-5 tk.12If I Love AgainBlue Note 1610, BLP 5021, BLP 1537

* Blue Note BLP 1537   Lou Donaldson Quartet/Quintet/Sextet   1957
= Blue Note CDP 7 81537 2   -   1988
* Blue Note BLP 5021   Lou Donaldson - New Faces-New Sounds   1953
* Blue Note 1609   Lou Donaldson - Sweet Juice / The Best Things In Life Are Free   1953
* Blue Note 1610   Lou Donaldson - Down Home / If I Love Again   1953

Morris Lane Quartet

Morris Lane, tenor sax; Billy Taylor, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

December 12, 1952

S200PoincianaScooter unissued
S201Blues In The Night-
S202Twilight Time-
S203Everything I Have Is Yours-

1953

Buddy DeFranco Quartet With Richard Maltby's Orchestra

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Art Blakey, drums; unidentified strings, Richard Maltby, arranger, conductor.

NYC, January, 1953

53S-185The Song From Moulin RougeMGM 11491, E-253, E-211, (E) 631; Verve (J) POJJ-15144
53S-186Many Are The TimesMGM 11491, E-253; Verve (J) POJJ-15144
53S-187Lost In The NightMGM 11538, E-253; Verve (J) POJJ-15144
53S-188I'm Getting Sentimental Over YouMGM 11538, E-253, (E) 631; Verve (J) POJJ-15144

* Verve (J) POJJ-15144   Buddy DeFranco And Hank D'Amico - Modern Clarinets   1993
* MGM E-253   Buddy DeFranco With Strings   1954
* MGM E-211   Various Artists - Pop Parade Vol. 3   1953
* MGM 11491   Buddy DeFranco - The Song From Moulin Rouge / Many Are The Times
* MGM (E) 631   Buddy DeFranco - The Song From Moulin Rouge / I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
* MGM 11538   Buddy DeFranco - Lost In The Night / I'm Getting Sentimental Over You

The Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, April 15, 1953

1208-9FerdinandoClef MGC-149; Norgran MGN-1069
1209-3It Could Happen To MeNorgran MGN-1026, MGN-1069
1210-5Autumn In New YorkClef 89067; Norgran MGN-1026, MGN-1069
1211-8Bass On BallsNorgran MGN-1026, MGN-1069
1212-4 | 63VK737Left FieldNorgran MGN-1026, MGN-1069; Verve V/V6-8579
1213-3Show EyesClef 89067; Norgran MGN-1026, MGN-1069
1213-?Show Eyes (alternate take)Norgran EPN-123

* Norgran MGN-1069   The Buddy DeFranco Quartet - Mr. Clarinet   1956
= Verve MGV-8159   -   1957
* Norgran MGN-1026   The Buddy DeFranco Quartet   1955
* Verve V/V6-8579   Various Artists - Winners All! Down Beat Jazz Poll   1964
* Clef MGC-149   The Music Of Buddy DeFranco   not released
= Norgran MGN-3   -   1954
* Norgran EPN-123   The Buddy DeFranco Quartet
* Clef 89067, 89067x45   Buddy DeFranco - Autumn In New York / Show Eyes   1953

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 16, 1953

BN469-3 tk.4Lover Come Back To MeBlue Note BLP 5023
BN470-1 tk.6Yesterdays (alternate take)Blue Note (J) BNJ-71002, 7243 4 95747 2 4
BN470-2 tk.7YesterdaysBlue Note BLP 5023
BN471-0 tk.8Everything Happens To Me-
BN472-1 tk.11Spring Will Be A Little Late-
BN473-2 tk.14Be My Love-
BN474-1 tk.16Drew's Blues-
BN475-0 tk.17Gloria-
BN476-1 tk.19Stella By Starlight-
BN471-2 tk.20Everything Happens To Me (alternate take)Blue Note (J) BNJ-71002, 7243 4 95747 2 4

* Blue Note BLP 5023   Kenny Drew - New Faces-New Sounds   1953
= Blue Note (J) BNJ-71002   Introducing The Kenny Drew Trio   1983
= Blue Note 7243 4 95747 2 4   Howard McGhee / Introducing The Kenny Drew Trio   1998

The Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis, trumpet; Jay Jay Johnson, trombone #1-10; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax #1-10; "Gil" Coggins, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, April 20, 1953

1. BN477-1 tk.2Kelo (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 81502 2
2. BN477-2 tk.3KeloBlue Note 1620, BLP 5022, BLP 1501, CDP 7 81502 2
3. BN478-1 tk.5Enigma (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 81502 2
4. BN478-2 tk.6EnigmaBlue Note 1618, BLP 5022, BLP 1501, CDP 7 81502 2
5. BN479-0 tk.7Ray's Idea (alternate master)Blue Note BLP 1502, CDP 7 81502 2
6. BN479-2 tk.9Ray's IdeaBlue Note 1619, BLP 5022, BLP 1501, CDP 7 81502 2
7. BN480-0 tk.10Tempus FugitBlue Note 1618, 45-1649, BLP 5022, BLP 1501, BLP 1001, BST2 84429, CDP 7 81502 2
8. BN480-1 tk.11Tempus Fugit (alternate master)Blue Note BLP 1502, CDP 7 81502 2
9. BN481-2 tk.14C.T.A. (alternate master)Blue Note BLP 1501, CDP 7 81502 2
10. BN481-3 tk.15C.T.A.Blue Note 1620, BLP 5022, BLP 1501, CDP 7 81502 2
11. BN482-0 tk.16I Waited For YouBlue Note 1619, BLP 5022, BLP 1502, CDP 7 81502 2

Miles Davis, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; "Gil" Coggins, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Enigma (alternate take 1)Blue Note BN 5071
Kelo (alternate take 1)-

* Blue Note BLP 1501   Miles Davis Volume 1   1955
= Blue Note BST 81501 (pseudo stereo)   -   1966
* Blue Note BLP 1502   Miles Davis Volume 2   1956
= Blue Note BST 81502 (pseudo stereo)   -   1968
* Blue Note BLP 1001   Various Artists - 25 Years Blue Note: Anniversary Album   1964
= Blue Note BLP 2001, BST 82001   Various Artists - Blue Note Gems Of Jazz: Limited Edition   1967
* Blue Note BST2 84429   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note   1984
* Blue Note CDP 7 81502 2   Miles Davis Volume 2   1990
* Blue Note BLP 5022   Miles Davis Vol. 2   1953
= Vogue (E) LDE 064   Miles Davis Vol. 2 - Young Man With A Horn   1954
= Vogue (F) LD 172   Miles Davis Vol. 2   1954
* Blue Note BN 5071   Miles Davis - Enigma   2014
* Blue Note 45-1649   Miles Davis - Tempus Fugit / Lazy Susan   1956
* Blue Note 1620   Miles Davis - Kelo / C.T.A.   1953
* Blue Note 1618   Miles Davis - Enigma / Tempus Fugit   1953
* Blue Note 1619   Miles Davis - Ray's Idea / I Waited For You   1953

The Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, April 20, 1953

1218-6But Not For MeClef MGC-149; Norgran MGN-1069
1219-4When Your Lover Has GoneClef MGC-149; Norgran MGN-1068
1220-3The Things We Did Last Summer-
1221-1Buddy's BluesNorgran MGN-1026, MGN-1069

* Norgran MGN-1069   The Buddy DeFranco Quartet - Mr. Clarinet   1956
= Verve MGV-8159   -   1957
* Norgran MGN-1068   The Buddy DeFranco Quartet - Jazz Tones   1956
= Verve MGV-8158   -   1957
* Norgran MGN-1026   The Buddy DeFranco Quartet   1955
* Clef MGC-149   The Music Of Buddy DeFranco   not released
= Norgran MGN-3   -   1954

The Buddy De Franco Quartet

Buddy De Franco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Eugene Wright, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

The Blue Note, Chicago, IL, April 24, 1953

IntroductionJazz Band (E) EBCD 2111-2
Somebody Loves Me-
The Things We Did Last Summer-
Cairo-

* Jazz Band (E) EBCD 2111-2   Oscar Peterson Trio And The Buddy De Franco Quartet - 1953 Live: At The Blue Note Chicago   1992

The Buddy De Franco Quartet

Buddy De Franco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Eugene Wright, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

The Blue Note, Chicago, IL, May 1, 1953

IntroductionJazz Band (E) EBCD 2111-2
Street Of Dreams-
Easy Livin'-

* Jazz Band (E) EBCD 2111-2   Oscar Peterson Trio And The Buddy De Franco Quartet - 1953 Live: At The Blue Note Chicago   1992

Buddy DeFranco Quartet With Herman McCoy's Swing Choir

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Art Blakey, drums; "Sabu" Martinez, congas #7; Herman McCoy's Swing Choir, vocal group.

Los Angeles, CA, June 5, 1953

1. GNP103Handful Of StarsGene Norman Presents Vol. 2, GNP 56; Vogue (F) EPL 7069; Jazz Selection (F) JS 884
2. -Star SapphireGene Norman Presents Vol. 2, GNP 56, GNP 20; Vogue (F) EPL 7069; Jazz Selection (F) JS 885
3. -Stella By StarlightGene Norman Presents Vol. 2, GNP 56
4. -It Wasn't The Stars (That Thrilled Me)Gene Norman Presents Vol. 2
5. GNP104Stairway To The StarsGene Norman Presents Vol. 2, GNP 56; Vogue (F) EPL 7069; Jazz Selection (F) JS 884
6. -Star EyesGene Norman Presents EP 100x, Vol. 2, GNP 56; Vogue (F) EPL 7069; Jazz Selection (F) JS 885
7. GNP104 | GNP-EP-112Star Of AfricaGene Norman Presents EP 100x, EP 0-1, Vol. 2, GNP 56, GNP 25

* Gene Norman Presents GNP 56   Gerry Mulligan With Chet Baker And Buddy DeFranco
* Gene Norman Presents GNP 20   Various Artists - Be Our Guest!
* Gene Norman Presents GNP 25   Various Artists - Afro Drum Carnival
* Gene Norman Presents Vol. 2; Vogue (E) LDE 077; Jazz Selection (F) JSLP 50012   Buddy DeFranco - Takes You To The Stars
* Vogue (F) EPL 7069   Buddy DeFranco - Takes You To The Stars
* Gene Norman Presents EP 100x   Buddy DeFranco - Takes You To The Stars
* Gene Norman Presents EP 0-1   A Drum Concert Featuring Art Blakey, Sabu Martinez / Ed Shaughnessy
* Jazz Selection (F) JS 884   Buddy DeFranco - Handful Of Stars / Stairway To The Stars
* Jazz Selection (F) JS 885; Vogue (E) V 2319   Buddy DeFranco - Star Sapphire / Star Eyes
= Vogue (F) V45-94   -   1950s

Clifford Brown Sextet

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Gigi Gryce, alto sax, flute; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Audio-Video Studios, NYC, August 28, 1953

BN524-0 tk.1Wail Bait (alternate take)Blue Note (J) BNJ-61001
BN524-2 tk.3Wail BaitBlue Note BLP 5032, BLP 1526, BN-LA267-G
BN525-1 tk.9Hymn Of The OrientBlue Note 45-1648, BLP 5032, BLP 1526, BN-LA267-G
BN526-1 tk.13Brownie EyesBlue Note BLP 5032, BN-LA267-G, (J) BNJ-61001
BN527-0 tk.18Cherokee (alternate take)Blue Note (J) BNJ-61001
BN527-1 tk.21CherokeeBlue Note BLP 5032, BLP 1526, BST 89903, BN-LA267-G, BST2 84429
BN528-0 tk.23Easy LivingBlue Note 45-1648, BLP 5032, BLP 1526, BLP 1001, BN-LA267-G
BN529-0 tk.24Minor MoodBlue Note BLP 5032, BLP 1526
BN525-3 tk.26Hymn Of The Orient (alternate take)Blue Note (J) BNJ-61001

* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61001   Clifford Brown - More Memorable Tracks   1984
= Blue Note BST 84428   Clifford Brown - Alternate Takes   1984
= Mosaic MR5-104   The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings Of Clifford Brown   1984
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34195 2 4   Clifford Brown - The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings   1995
* Blue Note BLP 1526   Clifford Brown Memorial Album   1956
= Blue Note BST 81526 (pseudo stereo)   -
= Mosaic MR5-104   The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings Of Clifford Brown   1984
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34195 2 4   Clifford Brown - The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings   1995
* Blue Note BN-LA267-G   Clifford Brown - Brownie Eyes   1974
* Blue Note BST 89903   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz Volume 1: 1949-1959   1969
= Blue Note BN-LA159-G2   Various Artists - A Decade Of Jazz Volume Two: 1949-1959   1973+
* Blue Note BST2 84429   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note   1984
* Blue Note BLP 1001   Various Artists - 25 Years Blue Note: Anniversary Album   1964
= Blue Note BLP 2001, BST 82001   Various Artists - Blue Note Gems Of Jazz: Limited Edition   1967
* Blue Note BLP 5032   Clifford Brown - New Star On The Horizon   1953
= Vogue (E) LDE 121; Jazz Selection (F) JSLP 50017   Clifford Brown Sextet
* Blue Note 45-1648   Clifford Brown - Hymn Of The Orient / Easy Living   1956

Horace Silver And The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Horace Silver, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Birdland, NYC, October 31, 1953

An Oscar For OscarSession Disc 110; Royal Jazz (D) RJD 515
If I Love AgainSession Disc 110
Split KickRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 515
Get Happy-
Lullaby Of Birdland-

* Session Disc 110   Hooray For Milt Jackson, John Lewis, Art Blakey, Kenny Dorham   1970s
* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 515   Kenny Dorham - 1953-1956-1964   1990

Horace Silver Trio / Art Blakey-Sabu

Horace Silver, piano #2,3,5-8; Percy Heath, bass #2,3,5-8; Art Blakey, drums; "Sabu" Martinez, bongos, congas #1.

WOR Studios, NYC, November 23, 1953

1. BN533-0 tk.1Message From KenyaBlue Note 1626, BLP 5034, BLP 1520, BLP 1001
2. BN534-2 tk.6Opus De FunkBlue Note 1625, BLP 5034, BLP 1520, BN-LA402-H2, BN-LA474-H2
3. BN535-1 tk.9Day In, Day OutBlue Note 1625, BLP 5034, BLP 1520, BN-LA474-H2
4. BN536-0 tk.11Nothing But The SoulBlue Note 1626, BLP 5034, BLP 1520
5. BN537-1 tk.14I Remember YouBlue Note BLP 5034, BLP 1520, BN-LA474-H2
6. BN538-0 tk.15Silverware-
7. BN539-0 tk.18How About You-
8. BN540-0 tk.21BuhainaBlue Note BLP 5034, BN-LA474-H2, (J) LNJ-70108, (J) BNJ-61005, CDP 7 81520 2

* Blue Note BLP 1520   Horace Silver Trio And Art Blakey-Sabu   1956
= Blue Note BST 81520 (pseudo stereo)   -
= Blue Note (J) LNJ-70108   -   1977
= Blue Note CDP 7 81520 2   -   1989
* Blue Note BLP 1001   Various Artists - 25 Years Blue Note: Anniversary Album   1964
= Blue Note BLP 2001, BST 82001   Various Artists - Blue Note Gems Of Jazz: Limited Edition   1967
* Blue Note BN-LA402-H2   Horace Silver   1975
* Blue Note BN-LA474-H2   Horace Silver - The Trio Sides   1976
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61005   Horace Silver Rare Tracks - Senor Blues   1984
* Blue Note BLP 5034   Horace Silver Trio Vol. 2/Art Blakey-Sabu - Spotlight On Drums   1954
* Blue Note 1626   Art Blakey, Sabu - Message From Kenya / Art Blakey - Nothing But The Soul   1954
= Blue Note 45-1626   -   1956
* Blue Note 1625   Horace Silver - Opus De Funk / Day In, Day Out   1954

Paul Bley Trio

Paul Bley, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, November 30, 1953

Opus I (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-201-2; Debut 12DCD-4402-2
Opus IDebut DLP-7; Original Jazz Classics OJC-201; Debut 12DCD-4402-2
Walkin' (as Teapot)-
Like Someone In Love-
I Can't Get Started-
Spontaneous Combustion-
The ThemeOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-201-2; Debut 12DCD-4402-2
Split KickDebut DLP-7; Original Jazz Classics OJC-201; Debut 12DCD-4402-2
This Time The Dream's On MeOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-201-2; Debut 12DCD-4402-2
Zootcase-
Santa Claus Is Coming To TownDebut DEB-198, (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJC-201; Debut 12DCD-4402-2

* Original Jazz Classics OJC-201, OJCCD-201-2   Introducing Paul Bley
* Debut DEB-198   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz   1956
* Debut (J) DEB 198   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-115   -   1984
* Debut 12DCD-4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings   1990
* Debut DLP-7   Introducing Paul Bley   1954
= Vogue (E) LDE 171; Swing (F) M 33352   Paul Bley - Improvisations

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Steve Allen, announcer.

television broadcast, The Tonight Show With Steve Allen, CBS Studios, NYC, 1953

Bud's BubbleMythic Sound MS 6002-1

* Mythic Sound MS 6002-1, MS 6002-2   Earl Bud Powell Vol. 2 - Burning In U.S.A., 53-55

1954

Art Blakey Quintet

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Horace Silver, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Pee Wee Marquette, announcer.

Birdland, NYC, 1st set, February 21, 1954

Pee Wee Marquette's intro
tk.1Wee-Dot (alternate take)Blue Note BN-LA473-J2, (J) BNJ-61002, CDP 7 46519 2; Mosaic MR5-104; Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34195 2 4
tk.2Now's The TimeBlue Note 45-1678, BLP 5039, BLP 1522
tk.3Quicksilverrejected

* Blue Note BN-LA473-J2   Art Blakey - Live Messengers   1978
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61002   Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland Volume 3   1984
= Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1602   -   1996
* Blue Note BLP 1522   Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland Volume 2   1956
= Blue Note BST 81522 (pseudo stereo)   -   1971
= Blue Note (J) NR-8839   -   1970
= Blue Note (J) LNJ-70092   -   1976
= Blue Note CDP 7 46520 2   -   1987
= Mosaic MR5-104   The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings Of Clifford Brown   1984
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34195 2 4   Clifford Brown - The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings   1995
* Blue Note CDP 7 46519 2   Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland Volume 1   1987
* Blue Note BLP 5039   Art Blakey Quintet - A Night At Birdland Vol. 3   1954
* Blue Note 45-1678   Art Blakey - Now's The Time Parts 1 & 2   1956

Art Blakey Quintet

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Lou Donaldson, alto sax #1,3; Horace Silver, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Pee Wee Marquette, announcer.

Birdland, NYC, 2nd set, February 21, 1954

1. tk.4ConfirmationBlue Note BLP 5039, BLP 1522
2. tk.5Once In A WhileBlue Note 45-1656, BLP 5037, BLP 1521
3. tk.6MayrehBlue Note BLP 5038, BLP 1521

* Blue Note BLP 1522   Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland Volume 2   1956
= Blue Note BST 81522 (pseudo stereo)   -   1971
= Blue Note (J) NR-8839   -   1970
= Blue Note (J) LNJ-70092   -   1976
= Blue Note CDP 7 46520 2   -   1987
= Mosaic MR5-104   The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings Of Clifford Brown   1984
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34195 2 4   Clifford Brown - The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings   1995
* Blue Note BLP 1521   Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland Volume 1   1956
= Blue Note BST 81521 (pseudo stereo), (J) NR-8838   -   1970
= Blue Note (J) LNJ-70091   -   1976
= Blue Note CDP 7 46519 2   -   1987
= Mosaic MR5-104   The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings Of Clifford Brown   1984
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34195 2 4   Clifford Brown - The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings   1995
* Blue Note BLP 5039   Art Blakey Quintet - A Night At Birdland Vol. 3   1954
* Blue Note BLP 5037   Art Blakey Quintet - A Night At Birdland Vol. 1   1954
* Blue Note BLP 5038   Art Blakey Quintet - A Night At Birdland Vol. 2   1954
* Blue Note 45-1656   Art Blakey, Clifford Brown - Quicksilver / Once In A While   1956

Art Blakey Quintet

Clifford Brown, trumpet #1,3,4; Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Horace Silver, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Pee Wee Marquette, announcer.

Birdland, NYC, 3rd set, February 21, 1954

1. tk.7Our Delightrejected
2. tk.8If I Had YouBlue Note 45-1657, BLP 5039, BLP 1522
3. tk.9Split KickBlue Note BLP 5037, BLP 1521
4. tk.10Lou's BluesBlue Note (J) BNJ-61002, CDP 7 46520 2; Mosaic MR5-104; Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34195 2 4

* Blue Note BLP 1522   Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland Volume 2   1956
= Blue Note BST 81522 (pseudo stereo)   -   1971
= Blue Note (J) NR-8839   -   1970
= Blue Note (J) LNJ-70092   -   1976
= Blue Note CDP 7 46520 2   -   1987
= Mosaic MR5-104   The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings Of Clifford Brown   1984
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34195 2 4   Clifford Brown - The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings   1995
* Blue Note BLP 1521   Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland Volume 1   1956
= Blue Note BST 81521 (pseudo stereo), (J) NR-8838   -   1970
= Blue Note (J) LNJ-70091   -   1976
= Blue Note CDP 7 46519 2   -   1987
= Mosaic MR5-104   The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings Of Clifford Brown   1984
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34195 2 4   Clifford Brown - The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings   1995
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61002   Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland Volume 3   1984
= Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1602   -   1996
* Blue Note BLP 5039   Art Blakey Quintet - A Night At Birdland Vol. 3   1954
* Blue Note BLP 5037   Art Blakey Quintet - A Night At Birdland Vol. 1   1954
* Blue Note 45-1657   Art Blakey, Clifford Brown - Wee-Dot / Art Blakey, Lou Donaldson - If I Had You   1956

Art Blakey Quintet

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Horace Silver, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Pee Wee Marquette, announcer.

Birdland, NYC, 4th set, February 21, 1954

tk.11Wee-Dotrejected
tk.12A Night In TunisiaBlue Note BLP 5038, BLP 1521, (J) BNJ-71106
tk.13Quicksilver (alternate take)Blue Note BLP 1522
tk.14Confirmationrejected

* Blue Note BLP 1521   Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland Volume 1   1956
= Blue Note BST 81521 (pseudo stereo), (J) NR-8838   -   1970
= Blue Note (J) LNJ-70091   -   1976
= Blue Note CDP 7 46519 2   -   1987
= Mosaic MR5-104   The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings Of Clifford Brown   1984
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34195 2 4   Clifford Brown - The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings   1995
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-71106   Various Artists - Soho Blue
* Blue Note BLP 1522   Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland Volume 2   1956
= Blue Note BST 81522 (pseudo stereo)   -   1971
= Blue Note (J) NR-8839   -   1970
= Blue Note (J) LNJ-70092   -   1976
= Blue Note CDP 7 46520 2   -   1987
= Mosaic MR5-104   The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings Of Clifford Brown   1984
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34195 2 4   Clifford Brown - The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings   1995
* Blue Note BLP 5038   Art Blakey Quintet - A Night At Birdland Vol. 2   1954

Art Blakey Quintet

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Horace Silver, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Pee Wee Marquette, announcer.: same personnel.

Birdland, NYC, 5th set, February 21, 1954

tk.15Blues (Improvisation)Blue Note (J) NR-8838, (J) LNJ-70091, BN-LA473-J2, (J) BNJ-61002, CDP 7 46519 2; Mosaic MR5-104; Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34195 2 4
tk.16The Way You Look TonightBlue Note (J) NR-8839, (J) LNJ-70092, BN-LA473-J2, (J) BNJ-61002, CDP 7 46520 2; Mosaic MR5-104; Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34195 2 4
tk.17Wee-DotBlue Note 45-1657, BLP 5038, BLP 1522
tk.18QuicksilverBlue Note 45-1656, BLP 5037, BLP 1521
Lullaby Of Birdland (finale)

* Blue Note BN-LA473-J2   Art Blakey - Live Messengers   1978
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61002   Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland Volume 3   1984
= Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1602   -   1996
* Blue Note BLP 1522   Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland Volume 2   1956
= Blue Note BST 81522 (pseudo stereo)   -   1971
= Blue Note (J) NR-8839   -   1970
= Blue Note (J) LNJ-70092   -   1976
= Blue Note CDP 7 46520 2   -   1987
= Mosaic MR5-104   The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings Of Clifford Brown   1984
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34195 2 4   Clifford Brown - The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings   1995
* Blue Note BLP 1521   Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland Volume 1   1956
= Blue Note BST 81521 (pseudo stereo), (J) NR-8838   -   1970
= Blue Note (J) LNJ-70091   -   1976
= Blue Note CDP 7 46519 2   -   1987
= Mosaic MR5-104   The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings Of Clifford Brown   1984
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34195 2 4   Clifford Brown - The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings   1995
* Blue Note BLP 5038   Art Blakey Quintet - A Night At Birdland Vol. 2   1954
* Blue Note BLP 5037   Art Blakey Quintet - A Night At Birdland Vol. 1   1954
* Blue Note 45-1657   Art Blakey, Clifford Brown - Wee-Dot / Art Blakey, Lou Donaldson - If I Had You   1956
* Blue Note 45-1656   Art Blakey, Clifford Brown - Quicksilver / Once In A While   1956

Clark Terry Quintet

Clark Terry, trumpet; unknown, trombone; unknown, alto sax; unknown, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, February, 1954

10321-7Money In The Bank (take 7)Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61; EmArcy (J) 195J-10107
10321-12Money In The Bank (take 12)-
10322Moonstoneunissued
10323Don't Worry About Me-
10324The Lip Blew-

* Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61, (J) 30JD-22/25   Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album   1984
* EmArcy (J) 195J-10107   Clark Terry + 5   1988

Miles Davis Quartet

Miles Davis, trumpet; Horace Silver, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 6, 1954

BN548-3 tk.4Take-OffBlue Note BLP 5040, BLP 1502, CDP 7 81501 2
BN549-0 tk.6Lazy SusanBlue Note 45-1649, BLP 5040, BLP 1502, CDP 7 81501 2
BN550-0 tk.8The LeapBlue Note 45-1650, BLP 5040, BLP 1502, CDP 7 81501 2
BN551-0 tk.9Well You Needn'tBlue Note 45-1633, BLP 5040, BLP 1502, CDP 7 81501 2
BN552-0 tk.10WeirdoBlue Note 45-1650, BLP 5040, BLP 1502, CDP 7 81501 2
BN553-1 tk.12It Never Entered My MindBlue Note BLP 5040, BLP 1502, BST 89903, CDP 7 81501 2

* Blue Note BLP 1502   Miles Davis Volume 2   1956
= Blue Note BST 81502 (pseudo stereo)   -   1968
* Blue Note BST 89903   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz Volume 1: 1949-1959   1969
= Blue Note BN-LA159-G2   Various Artists - A Decade Of Jazz Volume Two: 1949-1959   1973+
* Blue Note CDP 7 81501 2   Miles Davis Volume 1   1988
* Blue Note BLP 5040   Miles Davis Vol. 3   1954
* Blue Note 45-1649   Miles Davis - Tempus Fugit / Lazy Susan   1956
* Blue Note 45-1650   Miles Davis - The Leap / Weirdo   1956
* Blue Note 45-1633   Miles Davis - Well You Needn't / Donna   1956

Miles Davis Quartet

Miles Davis, trumpet; Horace Silver, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Beltone Studios, NYC, March 15, 1954

556FourPrestige 898, prEP 1360, PRLP-161, PRLP 7054, PRST 7822, P-24052, P-24077
557That Ole Devil Called Love (as Old Devil Moon)Prestige 898, 45-376, prEP 1360, PRLP-161, PRLP 7054, PR 7352, PRST 7822, P-24077
558Blue HazePrestige 893, prEP 1360, PRLP-161, PRLP 7054, PRST 7822, PRST-24012

* Prestige PRLP 7054   Miles Davis - Blue Haze   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-093   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-093-2   -   1988
* Prestige PRST 7822   Miles Davis - Miles Ahead!   1970
* Prestige P-24052   Various Artists - Piano Giants Vol. I   1975
* Prestige P-24077   Miles Davis - Tune Up   1977
* Prestige PR 7352, PRST 7352   Miles Davis Plays For Lovers   1965
* Prestige PRST-24012   Miles Davis - Tallest Trees   1972
* Prestige PRLP-161   Miles Davis Quartet   1954
* Prestige prEP 1360   Miles Davis Quartet   1954
* Prestige 45-376   Miles Davis - You Don't Know What Love Is / That Old Devil Moon   1965
* Prestige 898   Miles Davis - Four / That Ole Devil Called Love   1954
* Prestige 893   Miles Davis - Blue Haze Parts 1 & 2   1954

Art Blakey Quartet

Henry Durant, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, March 24, 1954

10397In The BasementEmArcy 16007, (J) 195J-10085, (J) EJD-3075
10398Try A Little TendernessEmArcy (J) 195J-10085, (J) EJD-3075
10399Little Girl BlueEmArcy 16007, (J) 195J-10085, (J) EJD-3075
10400On The RoofEmArcy (J) 195J-10085, (J) EJD-3075

* EmArcy (J) 195J-10085   The Complete Art Blakey On EmArcy   1987
* EmArcy (J) EJD-3075   The Complete Art Blakey On EmArcy   1990
* EmArcy 16007, 16007x45   Art Blakey - In The Basement / Little Girl Blue

Elmo Hope Quintet

Freeman Lee, trumpet; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 9, 1954

BN566-2 tk.3CrazyBlue Note BLP 5044
BN566-3 tk.4Crazy (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 84438 2
BN567-3 tk.8Later For YouBlue Note BLP 5044
BN568-1 tk.10Abdullah-
BN569-1 tk.12Chips-
BN570-2 tk.15Maybe So-
BN571-2 tk.18Low Tide-

* Blue Note BLP 5044   Elmo Hope Quintet Vol. 2 - New Faces-New Sounds   1954
= Vogue (E) LDE 139; Jazz Selection (F) JSLP 50038   Elmo Hope Quintet
= Blue Note (J) K18P-9271   Elmo Hope Trio/Elmo Hope Quintet   1983
= Blue Note CDP 7 84438 2   Elmo Hope Trio And Quintet   1991

Thelonious Monk Quintet Featuring Frank Foster

Ray Copeland, trumpet; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 11, 1954

570We SeePrestige PRLP 180, PRLP 7053, PRST 7848, PRST-24006
571Smoke Gets In Your Eyes-
572Locomotive-
573Hackensack-

* Prestige PRLP 7053   Thelonious Monk   1956
= Prestige PRLP 7053 (later)   Thelonious Monk With Sonny Rollins And Frank Foster - Monk   1957+
= Prestige PRLP 7245, PRST 7245   We See Thelonious Monk   1962
= Prestige PR 7363, PRST 7363   Thelonious Monk - The Golden Monk   1965
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-016   Thelonious Monk With Sonny Rollins And Frank Foster - Monk   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-016-2   -   1989
* Prestige PRST 7848   Thelonious Monk - Blue Monk Vol. 2   1971
* Prestige PRST-24006   Thelonious Monk   1972
* Prestige PRLP 180   Thelonious Monk Quintet   1954

Art Blakey Quintet

Joe Gordon, trumpet; Gigi Gryce, tenor sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Bernie Griggs, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, May 20, 1954

10542MinorityEmArcy MG-26030
10543Salute To Birdland-
10544Eleanor-
10545Futurity-
10546Simplicity-
10547Strictly Romantic-
10548Hello-
10549May Rah-

* EmArcy MG-26030   Blakey Featuring Art Blakey   1955
= EmArcy (J) 195J-10085   The Complete Art Blakey On EmArcy   1987
= EmArcy (J) EJD-3075   -   1990
= Verve 314 538 634-2   Blakey Featuring Art Blakey

Sonny Rollins Quintet Featuring Kenny Dorham

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey as "Abdullah Buhaina", drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 18, 1954

606Movin' OutPrestige PRLP 186, PRLP 7058, P-24096
607Swingin' For Bumsy-
608Silk N' Satin-
609SolidPrestige PRLP 186, PRLP 7058, PRST-24004, P-24096

* Prestige PRLP 7058   Sonny Rollins - Moving Out   1956
= Prestige PR 7433, PRST 7433   Sonny Rollins - Jazz Classics   1966
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-058   Sonny Rollins - Moving Out   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-058-2   -   1987
* Prestige P-24096   Sonny Rollins - Vintage Sessions   1981
* Prestige PRST-24004   Sonny Rollins   1972
* Prestige PRLP 186   Sonny Rollins Quintet   1954

Lou Donaldson Sextet

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 22, 1954

tk.3CaracasBlue Note BLP 5055, BLP 1537
tk.4The Stroller-
tk.6Moe's Bluff-
tk.10After You've GoneBlue Note BLP 5055, (J) BNJ-61008/10, CDP 7 81537 2

* Blue Note BLP 1537   Lou Donaldson Quartet/Quintet/Sextet   1957
= Blue Note CDP 7 81537 2   -   1988
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series   1984
* Blue Note BLP 5055   Lou Donaldson Sextet Vol. 2   1954

Joe Gordon Quintet

Joe Gordon, trumpet; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Jimmy Schenck, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, September 3, 1954

10952GrasshopperEmArcy MG-26046, MG-36025
10953Flash Gordon-
W249 | 10954Evening LightsWing MGW-60002; EmArcy (J) EJD-3071; Verve 314 538 634-2
11086XochimilcoEmArcy MG-36025

* EmArcy MG-36025   Introducing Joe Gordon   1955
= EmArcy (J) EJD-3071   -   1990
= Universal (J) UCCM-9106   -   2002
= Verve 314 538 634-2   Blakey Featuring Art Blakey
* Wing MGW-60002   Clark Terry, Paul Gonsalves, Joe Gordon, Art Mardigan - The Jazz School   1955
= EmArcy MG-36093   -   1956
* EmArcy MG-26046   Introducing Joe Gordon   1955

Joe Gordon Quintet

Joe Gordon, trumpet; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Jimmy Schenck, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Fine Sound, NYC, September 8, 1954

10948Bous BierEmArcy MG-36025
10949Toll BridgeEmArcy MG-26046, MG-36025
10950Lady Bob-
W254 | 10951Body And SoulWing MGW-60002; EmArcy (J) EJD-3071; Verve 314 538 634-2

* EmArcy MG-36025   Introducing Joe Gordon   1955
= EmArcy (J) EJD-3071   -   1990
= Universal (J) UCCM-9106   -   2002
= Verve 314 538 634-2   Blakey Featuring Art Blakey
* Wing MGW-60002   Clark Terry, Paul Gonsalves, Joe Gordon, Art Mardigan - The Jazz School   1955
= EmArcy MG-36093   -   1956
* EmArcy MG-26046   Introducing Joe Gordon   1955

Thelonious Monk Trio

Thelonious Monk, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 22, 1954

619WorkPrestige PRLP 189, PRLP 7075, PRST 7848, PRST-24006
620Nutty-
621Blue MonkPrestige 45-162, PRLP 189, PRLP 7027, PRST 7848, PRST-24006

* Prestige PRLP 7075   Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins   1957
= Prestige PRLP 7169   Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins - Work!   1959
= Prestige PRST 7656   The Genius Of Thelonious Monk   1969
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-059   Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-059-2   -   1987
* Prestige PRST 7848   Thelonious Monk - Blue Monk Vol. 2   1971
* Prestige PRST-24006   Thelonious Monk   1972
* Prestige PRLP 7027   Thelonious Monk   1956
= Prestige PRLP 7159   Thelonious Monk - Monk's Moods   1959
= Prestige PRST 7508   Thelonious Monk - The High Priest   1967
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-010   Thelonious Monk   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-010-2   -   1989
* Prestige PRLP 189   Thelonious Monk Plays   1954
* Prestige 45-162   Thelonious Monk - Blue Monk / Bye-Ya   1959

Horace Silver And The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 13, 1954

tk.3Room 608Blue Note 45-1631, BLP 5058, BLP 1518
tk.6Creepin' In-
tk.8Doodlin'Blue Note 45-1630, BLP 5058, BLP 1518, BST 84325
tk.10Stop TimeBlue Note BLP 5058, BLP 1518

* Blue Note BLP 1518   Horace Silver And The Jazz Messengers   1956
= Blue Note BST 81518 (pseudo stereo)   -
= Blue Note CDP 7 46140 2   -   1987
* Blue Note BST 84325   The Best Of Horace Silver   1969
* Blue Note BLP 5058   Horace Silver Quintet (Volume 3)   1955
* Blue Note 45-1631   Horace Silver - Room 608 / Creepin' In   1956
* Blue Note 45-1630   Horace Silver - The Preacher / Doodlin'   1956

1955

Clark Terry Septet

Clark Terry, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Horace Silver, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Oscar Pettiford, bass, cello; Art Blakey, drums; Quincy Jones, arranger.

Fine Sound, NYC, January 3, 1955

11094Double PlayEmArcy MG-36007
11095Slow Boat-
11096SwahiliEmArcy MG-36007, DEM-2
11097Co-opEmArcy MG-36007

* EmArcy MG-36007   Clark Terry   1955
= EmArcy (J) 195J-10107   Clark Terry + 5   1988
= Verve 314 537 754-2   Clark Terry
= Universal (J) UCCM-9104   -   2002
* EmArcy DEM-2   Various Artists - Jazz Of Two Decades

Clark Terry Septet

Clark Terry, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Horace Silver, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Oscar Pettiford, bass, cello; Art Blakey, drums; Quincy Jones, arranger.: same personnel.

Fine Sound, NYC, January 4, 1955

11098The CountessEmArcy MG-36007
11099Chuckles-
11100Tuma-
11101Kitten-

* EmArcy MG-36007   Clark Terry   1955
= EmArcy (J) 195J-10107   Clark Terry + 5   1988
= Verve 314 537 754-2   Clark Terry
= Universal (J) UCCM-9104   -   2002

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, January 11, 1955

2154-1Thou Swell (alternate take)Verve 314 521 669-2
2154-2Thou SwellNorgran MGN-1017; Verve VE-2-2526, 314 521 669-2
2155-2Someone To Watch Over Me-
2156-1Bean And The Boys (aka Lover Come Back To Me)Norgran MGN-1017; Verve 314 521 669-2
2157-1Tenderly (incomplete)Verve 314 521 669-2
2157-2TenderlyNorgran MGN-1017; Verve VE-2-2526, 314 521 669-2

* Norgran MGN-1017   Bud Powell - Jazz Original   1955
= Norgran MGN-1098   Bud Powell '57   1956
= Verve MGV-8185   -   1958
* Verve VE-2-2526   The Genius Of Bud Powell (Volume 2)   1978
* Verve 314 521 669-2   The Complete Bud Powell On Verve

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Fine Sound, NYC, January 12, 1955

2158-1How High The MoonNorgran MGN-1017; Verve 314 521 669-2
2159-1I Get A Kick Out Of You (incomplete)Verve 314 521 669-2
2159-2I Get A Kick Out Of YouNorgran MGN-1064; Verve 314 521 669-2
2159-3I Get A Kick Out Of You (alternate take)Verve VE-2-2526, 314 521 669-2
2160-1The Best (aka The Best Thing For You)Norgran MGN-1064; Verve 314 521 669-2
-The Best Thing For You (incomplete)Verve 314 521 669-2
2161-1You Go To My HeadNorgran MGN-1064; Verve 314 521 669-2

* Norgran MGN-1017   Bud Powell - Jazz Original   1955
= Norgran MGN-1098   Bud Powell '57   1956
= Verve MGV-8185   -   1958
* Norgran MGN-1064   Bud Powell's Moods   1956
= Verve MGV-8154   -   1957
* Verve VE-2-2526   The Genius Of Bud Powell (Volume 2)   1978
* Verve 314 521 669-2   The Complete Bud Powell On Verve

The Randy Weston Trio

Randy Weston, piano; Sam Gill, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 25, 1955

Sweet SueRiverside RLP 2515, RLP 12-227
Pam's Waltz-
Solemn Meditation-
Again-
Zulu-
If You Could See Me Now-

* Riverside RLP 12-227   Randy Weston With Art Blakey - Trio And Solo   1957
= Jazzland JLP 4   Randy Weston With Art Blakey - Zulu   1960
= Milestone M-47045   Randy Weston - Zulu   1977
= Milestone MCD-47085-2   Randy Weston - Solo, Duo And Trio   2000
* Riverside RLP 2515   The Randy Weston Trio With Art Blakey, Drums Sam Gill, Bass   1955

Kenny Dorham Sextet

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Horace Silver, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 30, 1955

tk.2Venetia's DanceBlue Note BLP 1535
tk.6K.D.'s Motion-
tk.9K.D.'s Cab Ride (Echo Of Spring)Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10, CDP 7 46815 2, (J) TOCJ-1601
tk.12The VillaBlue Note BLP 1535

* Blue Note BLP 1535   Kenny Dorham - Afro-Cuban   1957
= Blue Note CDP 7 46815 2   -   1987
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series   1984
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1601   Various Artists - Blue Trails: The Rare Tracks   1996

Horace Silver And The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 6, 1955

tk.3HippyBlue Note BLP 5062, BLP 1518
tk.5To Whom It May Concern-
tk.9Hankerin'-
tk.13The PreacherBlue Note 45-1630, BLP 5062, BLP 1518, BST 84325

* Blue Note BLP 1518   Horace Silver And The Jazz Messengers   1956
= Blue Note BST 81518 (pseudo stereo)   -
= Blue Note CDP 7 46140 2   -   1987
* Blue Note BST 84325   The Best Of Horace Silver   1969
* Blue Note BLP 5062   Horace Silver Quintet (Volume 4)   1955
* Blue Note 45-1630   Horace Silver - The Preacher / Doodlin'   1956

Julius Watkins Sextet

Julius Watkins, French horn; Hank Mobley, tenor sax #1-3,5; Duke Jordan, piano; Perry Lopez, guitar #2,4,5; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 20, 1955

1. tk.4B And BBlue Note BLP 5064
2. tk.6Garden Delights-
3. tk.11Jordu (as Jor-du)-
4. tk.13Julie Ann-
5. tk.15Sparkling Burgundy-

* Blue Note BLP 5064   Julius Watkins Sextet Vol. 2   1955
= Blue Note (J) K18P-9273   Julius Watkins Sextet   1983
= Blue Note 7243 4 95749 2 2   Julius Watkins Sextet Volumes 1 & 2   1998

Hank Mobley Quartet

Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 27, 1955

tk.2Walkin' The Fence (alternate take)Blue Note (J) CJ28-5128; Mosaic MQ10-181
tk.3Walkin' The FenceBlue Note BLP 5066; Mosaic MQ10-181
tk.5Avila & Tequila-
tk.6Hank's Pranks (alternate take)Blue Note (J) CJ28-5128; Mosaic MQ10-181
tk.8Hank's PranksBlue Note BLP 5066; Mosaic MQ10-181
tk.10Just Coolin'-
tk.12My Sin-
tk.14Love For Sale-

* Mosaic MQ10-181, MD6-181   The Complete Blue Note Hank Mobley Fifties Sessions   1998
* Blue Note BLP 5066   Hank Mobley Quartet   1955
= Blue Note (J) CJ28-5128   -
= Blue Note (J) K18P-9276   George Wallington And His Band/Hank Mobley Quartet   1983

Kenny Dorham Nonet

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Jay Jay Johnson, trombone; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Horace Silver, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Carlos "Patato" Valdes, congas; Richie Goldberg, cowbell #1,2,4.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 29, 1955

1. tk.2Minor's Holiday (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 46815 2
2. tk.3Minor's HolidayBlue Note BLP 5065, BLP 1535
3. tk.5Basheer's Dream-
4. tk.7AfrodisiaBlue Note BLP 5065, BLP 1535, (J) BNJ-71106
5. tk.8Lotus FlowerBlue Note BLP 5065, BLP 1535

* Blue Note BLP 1535   Kenny Dorham - Afro-Cuban   1957
= Blue Note CDP 7 46815 2   -   1987
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-71106   Various Artists - Soho Blue
* Blue Note BLP 5065   Kenny Dorham - Afro-Cuban   1955

Herbie Nichols Trio

Herbie Nichols, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 6, 1955

tk.1The Third WorldBlue Note BLP 5068, BN-LA485-H2; Mosaic MR5-118
tk.2The Third World (alternate take)Mosaic MR5-118
tk.3Step TempestBlue Note BLP 5068, BN-LA485-H2; Mosaic MR5-118
tk.4Dance Line-
tk.6Blue Chopsticks-
tk.8Double Exposure (alternate take)Mosaic MR5-118
tk.9Double ExposureBlue Note BLP 5068, BN-LA485-H2; Mosaic MR5-118
tk.10Cro-Magnon Nights-
tk.11Cro-Magnon Nights (alternate take)Mosaic MR5-118

* Blue Note BN-LA485-H2   Herbie Nichols - The Third World   1975
* Mosaic MR5-118, MD3-118   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Herbie Nichols   1987
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 59352 2 0   -   1997
* Blue Note BLP 5068   The Prophetic Herbie Nichols Vol. 1   1955
= Blue Note (J) K18P-9272   Herbie Nichols Trio   1983

Herbie Nichols Trio

Herbie Nichols, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 13, 1955

tk.14It Didn't Happen (alternate take)Mosaic MR5-118
tk.16Amoeba's DanceBlue Note BLP 5069, BN-LA485-H2; Mosaic MR5-118
tk.17Brass Rings (alternate take)Mosaic MR5-118
tk.18Brass RingsBlue Note BLP 5069, BN-LA485-H2; Mosaic MR5-118
tk.192300 Skidoo (alternate take)Mosaic MR5-118
tk.202300 SkidooBlue Note BLP 5069, BN-LA485-H2; Mosaic MR5-118
tk.21Shuffle Montgomery (alternate take)Mosaic MR5-118
tk.22It Didn't HappenBlue Note BLP 5069, BN-LA485-H2; Mosaic MR5-118
tk.23Crisp Day-
tk.24Shuffle Montgomery-

* Mosaic MR5-118, MD3-118   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Herbie Nichols   1987
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 59352 2 0   -   1997
* Blue Note BN-LA485-H2   Herbie Nichols - The Third World   1975
* Blue Note BLP 5069   The Prophetic Herbie Nichols Vol. 2   1955
= Blue Note (J) K18P-9272   Herbie Nichols Trio   1983

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Birdland, NYC, September, 1955

Intro And That Old Black MagicMythic Sound MS 6002-1
Like Someone In Love-
Star Eyes-
Blues In The Closet-
Hallucinations (aka Budo)-

* Mythic Sound MS 6002-1, MS 6002-2   Earl Bud Powell Vol. 2 - Burning In U.S.A., 53-55

Duke Jordan Trio

Duke Jordan, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 10, 1955

110ForecastSignal S 1202
109Sultry Eve-
112They Can't Take That Away From Me-
111Night In Tunisia-
113Summertime-

* Signal S 1202   Duke Jordan Trio & Quintet   1956
= Savoy MG 12149   Duke Jordan - The Street Swingers   1960
= Savoy Jazz SJL 1169   Duke Jordan - Flight To Jordan   1986

Gigi Gryce Quartet

Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 15, 1955

116Shuffle BoilSignal S 1201; Savoy Jazz SJL 1166; Metronome (Swd) MEP 452
114Brake's SakeSignal S 1201; Savoy Jazz SJL 1166
115Gallop's Gallop-
117Nica's TempoSignal S 1201; Savoy Jazz SJL 1166; Metronome (Swd) MEP 452

* Signal S 1201   Gigi Gryce Orchestra & Quartet   1955
= Savoy MG 12137   Gigi Gryce - Nica's Tempo   1959
= Savoy SJL 2231   Gigi Gryce, Duke Jordan, Hall Overton - Signals   1978
* Savoy Jazz SJL 1166   Thelonious Monk With The Gigi Gryce Quartet / Herbie Nichols   1986
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 452   Gigi Gryce Quartet   1958

Gigi Gryce Orchestra

Art Farmer, trumpet; Eddie Bert, trombone; Julius Watkins, French horn; Bill Barber, tuba; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Horace Silver, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Ernestine Anderson, vocal.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 22, 1955

118Social CallSignal S 1201
119(You'll Always Be) The One I Love-

* Signal S 1201   Gigi Gryce Orchestra & Quartet   1955
= Savoy MG 12137   Gigi Gryce - Nica's Tempo   1959
= Savoy SJL 2231   Gigi Gryce, Duke Jordan, Hall Overton - Signals   1978

Duke Jordan Quintet

Eddie Bert, trombone; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 20, 1955

Flight To JordanSignal S 1202
125Two Loves-
Cu-Ba-
129Yesterdays-
124Scotch Blues-

* Signal S 1202   Duke Jordan Trio & Quintet   1956
= Savoy MG 12149   Duke Jordan - The Street Swingers   1960
= Savoy Jazz SJL 1169   Duke Jordan - Flight To Jordan   1986

The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Cafe Bohemia, Greenwich Village, NY, 1st set, November 23, 1955

tk.1Bluesrejected
tk.2Like Someone In LoveBlue Note BLP 1508
tk.3Deciphering The Messagerejected
tk.4I Waited For YouBlue Note BLP 1508
tk.5Minor's HolidayBlue Note BLP 1507

* Blue Note BLP 1508   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia Volume 2   1956
= Blue Note BST 81508 (pseudo stereo)   -   1966
= Blue Note CDP 7 46522 2   -   1987
* Blue Note BLP 1507   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia Volume 1   1956
= Blue Note BST 81507 (pseudo stereo)   -   1966
= Blue Note CDP 7 46521 2   -   1987

The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham, trumpet #1-3,6; Hank Mobley, tenor sax #1,2,5,6; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Cafe Bohemia, Greenwich Village, NY, 2nd set, November 23, 1955

1. tk.6Soft WindsBlue Note 45-1693, BLP 1507
2. tk.7Avila & TequilaBlue Note 45-1695, BLP 1508
3. tk.8YesterdaysBlue Note BLP 1508
4. tk.9What's NewBlue Note (J) DY-5805-01, CDP 7 46521 2
5. tk.10Alone TogetherBlue Note BLP 1507
6. tk.11Deciphering The Message / The ThemeBlue Note (J) DY-5805-01, CDP 7 46521 2

* Blue Note BLP 1507   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia Volume 1   1956
= Blue Note BST 81507 (pseudo stereo)   -   1966
= Blue Note CDP 7 46521 2   -   1987
* Blue Note BLP 1508   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia Volume 2   1956
= Blue Note BST 81508 (pseudo stereo)   -   1966
= Blue Note CDP 7 46522 2   -   1987
* Blue Note (J) DY-5805-01   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia Volume 3   1983
= Blue Note (J) GXF-3074   -   not released
= Blue Note (J) BNJ-61007   -   1984
* Blue Note 45-1693   The Jazz Messengers - Soft Winds Parts 1 & 2   1956
* Blue Note 45-1695   The Jazz Messengers - Avila & Tequila Parts 1 & 2   1956

The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Cafe Bohemia, Greenwich Village, NY, 3rd set, November 23, 1955

tk.12Prince AlbertBlue Note BLP 1507
tk.13Just One Of Those ThingsBlue Note (J) DY-5805-01, CDP 7 46522 2
tk.14Gone With The Wind-

* Blue Note BLP 1507   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia Volume 1   1956
= Blue Note BST 81507 (pseudo stereo)   -   1966
= Blue Note CDP 7 46521 2   -   1987
* Blue Note (J) DY-5805-01   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia Volume 3   1983
= Blue Note (J) GXF-3074   -   not released
= Blue Note (J) BNJ-61007   -   1984
* Blue Note CDP 7 46522 2   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia Volume 2   1987

The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Cafe Bohemia, Greenwich Village, NY, 4th set, November 23, 1955

tk.15Sportin' CrowdBlue Note BLP 1508
tk.16Prince Albertrejected
tk.17Hank's SymphonyBlue Note (J) DY-5805-01, CDP 7 46522 2
tk.18Lady BirdBlue Note (J) DY-5805-01, CDP 7 46521 2
tk.19The ThemeBlue Note BLP 1507
The Theme (incomplete)Blue Note BLP 1508

* Blue Note BLP 1508   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia Volume 2   1956
= Blue Note BST 81508 (pseudo stereo)   -   1966
= Blue Note CDP 7 46522 2   -   1987
* Blue Note (J) DY-5805-01   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia Volume 3   1983
= Blue Note (J) GXF-3074   -   not released
= Blue Note (J) BNJ-61007   -   1984
* Blue Note BLP 1507   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia Volume 1   1956
= Blue Note BST 81507 (pseudo stereo)   -   1966
= Blue Note CDP 7 46521 2   -   1987

Donald Byrd Sextet

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Joe Gordon, trumpet #1,2,4,6; Hank Mobley, tenor sax #1,3-5; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA, December 2, 1955

1.Doug's BluesTransition trlp J-4
2.El Sinoa-
3.Everything Happens To Me-
4.Hank's Tune-
5.Hank's Other Tune (Late Show)-
6.Crazy RhythmTransition trlp 30

* Transition trlp J-4   Donald Byrd - Byrd's Eye View   1956
= Esquire (E) 32-013; Transition (J) LNJ-70104   -
= Transition (J) GXF-3123   -   1979
* Transition trlp 30   Various Artists - Jazz In Transition   1956
= Transition (J) GXF-3126   -   1979

1956

Thelonious Monk Trio

Thelonious Monk, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 17, and April 3, 1956

LizaRiverside RLP 12-209, RLP 12-267
Honeysuckle RoseRiverside RLP 12-209, RM 483/484
Darn That DreamRiverside RLP 12-209
Tea For Two-
You Are Too Beautiful-
Just You, Just Me-

* Riverside RLP 12-209   The Unique Thelonious Monk   1956
= Riverside RLP 12-209 (later)   The Unique Thelonious Monk (stamp)   1957
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-064   -   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-064-2   -   1987
= Milestone M-47052   Thelonious Monk - The Riverside Trios   1979
* Riverside RLP 12-267   Various Artists - Riverside Drive   1958
* Riverside RM 483/484, RS 9483/9484   The Thelonious Monk Story   1966

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, April 5, 1956

CO55744It's You Or No OneColumbia CL 897
CO55745The End Of A Love Affair-
CO55746Nica's Dream-
CO55747Infra-Rae-
CO55748Carol's Interlude-
Late ShowColumbia FC 38036
Ill Wind-

* Columbia CL 897   The Jazz Messengers   1956
* Columbia FC 38036   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Originally

Rita Reys With Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Rita Reys, vocal.

NYC, May 3, 1956

CO56022Taking A Chance On LovePhilips (Du) P 17633 H, (F) 422.349 BE, (Du) B 08006 L
CO56023That Old Black MagicPhilips (Du) 422 259 PE, (F) 422.349 BE, (Du) B 08006 L, (E) BBR 8120
CO56024You'd Be So Nice To Come Home ToPhilips (Du) P 17633 H, (F) 422.349 BE, (Du) B 08006 L, (E) BBR 8120, (Du) 6678 018
CO56025I Cried For YouPhilips (Du) 422 259 PE, (F) 422.349 BE, (Du) B 08006 L, (E) BBR 8120

* Philips (Du) B 08006 L   The Cool Voice Of Rita Reys With The Jazz Messengers And The Wessel Ilcken Combo
= Columbia CL 903   The Cool Voice Of Rita Reys   1956
* Philips (Du) 6678 018   The Rita Reys Collection
* Philips (E) BBR 8120   The Cool Voice Of Rita Reys
* Philips (F) 422.349 BE   Rita Reys Avec Les Jazz Messengers
* Philips (Du) 422 259 PE   Rita Reys With The Jazz Messengers
* Philips (Du) P 17633 H   Rita Reys - Taking A Chance On Love / You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, May 4, 1956

CO56026EcarohColumbia CL 897
CO56027Hank's Symphony-
Weird-OColumbia FC 38036
Carol's Interlude (alternate take)-

* Columbia CL 897   The Jazz Messengers   1956
* Columbia FC 38036   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Originally

Metronome All-Stars

Thad Jones, trumpet; Eddie Bert, trombone; Tony Scott, clarinet; Lee Konitz, alto sax; Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Serge Chaloff, baritone sax; Teddy Charles, vibes; Billy Taylor, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Charles Mingus, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, June 18, 1956

2860-1Billie's BounceClef MGC-743

* Clef MGC-743   Metronome All-Stars 1956   1956
= Verve MGV-8030   -   1956+

Rita Reys With Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Ira Sullivan, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Rita Reys, vocal.

NYC, June 25, 1956

CO56230My One And Only LovePhilips (Du) 422 259 PE, B 08006 L, (E) BBR 8120
CO56231Spring Will Be A Little Late This YearPhilips (Du) 422 259 PE, B 08006 L

* Philips (Du) B 08006 L   The Cool Voice Of Rita Reys With The Jazz Messengers And The Wessel Ilcken Combo
= Columbia CL 903   The Cool Voice Of Rita Reys   1956
* Philips (E) BBR 8120   The Cool Voice Of Rita Reys
* Philips (Du) 422 259 PE   Rita Reys With The Jazz Messengers

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Ira Sullivan, trumpet, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, June 25, 1956

CO56232Lil 'TColumbia FC 38036; Legacy CK 93637
CO56233-1The New Message-
CO56233-3-Legacy CK 93637

* Columbia FC 38036   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Originally
* Legacy CK 93637   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Drum Suite   2005

Stan Getz Quartet

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

television broadcast, Chicago, IL, September 17, 1956

BroadwayRaretone (It) 5010-FC

* Raretone (It) 5010-FC   Stan Getz Special Vol. 1

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers / Kitty White

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Bobby Troup, host.

KABC-TV, Stars Of Jazz #19. 1956-#19, October 29, 1956

Cranky SpankyCalliope CAL 3036
Gershwin Medley: Rhapsody In Blue / Summertime / Someone To Watch Over Me / The Man I Love-

same session.

Minor March-

* Calliope CAL 3036   Art Blakey And His Jazz Messengers - Sessions, Live   1976

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, December 12, 1956

CO57023Cranky SpankyColumbia CL 1040
CO57024Stella By Starlight-
CO57025Little Melonae-
CO57026Gershwin Medley: Rhapsody In Blue / Summertime / Someone To Watch Over Me / The Man I LoveColumbia FC 38036
CO57027My Heart Stood StillColumbia CL 1040

* Columbia CL 1040   The Jazz Messengers - Hard Bop   1957
= Columbia PC 36809   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Hard Bop   1980
* Columbia FC 38036   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Originally

The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, December 13, 1956

CO57028D's DilemmaColumbia CL 1002
CO57029Just For Marty-
CO57030Stanley's Stiff ChickensColumbia CL 1040
CO57031Nica's TempoColumbia CL 1002

* Columbia CL 1002   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Drum Suite   1957
= Legacy CK 93637   -   2005
* Columbia CL 1040   The Jazz Messengers - Hard Bop   1957
= Columbia PC 36809   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Hard Bop   1980

1957

Milt Jackson Nonet

Joe Newman, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Cannonball Adderley as Ronnie Peters, alto sax; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Horace Silver, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Quincy Jones, arranger.

NYC, January 7, 1957

2439Plenty, Plenty SoulAtlantic LP 1269, SD 2-319
2440Boogity BoogityAtlantic LP 1269
2441Heartstrings-
2442Bags' Grooveunissued
4916Plenty, Plenty Soul Part 1-
4917Plenty, Plenty Soul Part 2-

* Atlantic LP 1269   Milt Jackson - Plenty, Plenty Soul   1957
= Atlantic SD 1269   -   1958+
= Atlantic SD 8811   -   1982
* Atlantic SD 2-319   The Art Of Milt Jackson - The Atlantic Years   1975

Hank Mobley Quintet

Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 13, 1957

tk.2ReunionBlue Note 45-1671, BLP 1544, BN-LA590-H2
tk.3Lower Stratosphere-
tk.4Don't WalkBlue Note BLP 1544, BN-LA590-H2
tk.6Ultramarine-
tk.7Mobley's Musings-

* Blue Note BLP 1544   Hank Mobley And His All Stars   1957
= Blue Note BST 81544 (pseudo stereo)   -
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 37668 2 6   -   1996
= Mosaic MQ10-181, MD6-181   The Complete Blue Note Hank Mobley Fifties Sessions   1998
* Blue Note BN-LA590-H2   Milt Jackson - All Star Bags   1976
* Blue Note 45-1671   Hank Mobley - Lower Stratosphere / Reunion   1957

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, January 14, 1957

Sam You Made The Bridge Too Long (as Sam's Tune)World Pacific EP4-54; Pacific Jazz PJM-402, PJ-100; Blue Note LT-1065
Once Upon A GrooveWorld Pacific EP4-74; Pacific Jazz PJM-402; Jazztone (US) J 1281; Blue Note LT-1065
ToucheWorld Pacific EP4-73; Pacific Jazz PJM-402; Jazztone (US) J 1281; Blue Note LT-1065
Little T (as Lil T)Pacific Jazz PJ-33; World Pacific JWC-508; Blue Note LT-1065

* Pacific Jazz PJM-402   The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual   1957
= World Pacific WPM-402   -   1958
= World Pacific WP-1275   -   1959
= Pacific Jazz PJ-15   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Ritual!   1961
* Pacific Jazz PJ-100   Various Artists - 24 Great Jazz Groups: On Mike!   1963
* Blue Note LT-1065   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Once Upon A Groove   1981
= Blue Note CDP 7 46858 2   The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual   1988
* Jazztone (US) J 1281   Clifford Brown's All Stars, The Jazz Messengers With Art Blakey - Jazz Messages   1950s
* Pacific Jazz PJ-33   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers/The Elmo Hope Quintet Featuring Harold Land   1962
* World Pacific JWC-508   Various Artists - The Hard Swing   1958
* World Pacific EP4-54   The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual   1957
* World Pacific EP4-74   The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual Vol. 3   1957
* World Pacific EP4-73   The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual Vol. 2   1957

Jimmy Smith Sextet/Trio

Donald Byrd, trumpet #1,3,5,6; Lou Donaldson, alto sax #1,3,5,6; Hank Mobley, tenor sax #1,3,5,6; Jimmy Smith, organ; Eddie McFadden, guitar; Art Blakey, drums.

Manhattan Towers, NYC, February 11, 1957

1. tk.3Falling In Love With LoveBlue Note BLP 1547
2. tk.4First Night BluesMosaic MQ5-154
3. tk.5Funk's OatsBlue Note 45-1677, BLP 1547
4. tk.6Zing! Went The Strings Of My HeartBlue Note BLP 1556
5. tk.8Groovy DateBlue Note BLP 1548
6. tk.9I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart-

* Blue Note BLP 1547   A Date With Jimmy Smith Volume One   1957
= Blue Note BST 81547 (pseudo stereo)   -
= Mosaic MQ5-154, MD3-154   The Complete February 1957 Jimmy Smith Blue Note Sessions   1994
* Blue Note BLP 1556   The Sounds Of Jimmy Smith   1959
= Blue Note BST 81556 (pseudo stereo)   -
= Mosaic MQ5-154, MD3-154   The Complete February 1957 Jimmy Smith Blue Note Sessions   1994
* Blue Note BLP 1548   A Date With Jimmy Smith Volume Two   1957
= Blue Note BST 81548 (pseudo stereo)   -   1966
= Mosaic MQ5-154, MD3-154   The Complete February 1957 Jimmy Smith Blue Note Sessions   1994
* Blue Note 45-1677   Jimmy Smith - Funk's Oats Parts 1 & 2   1957

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, February 11, 1957

Scotch BluesWorld Pacific EP4-74; Pacific Jazz PJM-402; Blue Note LT-1065
Comments By Art BlakeyWorld Pacific EP4-54; Pacific Jazz PJM-402
RitualWorld Pacific EP4-54; Pacific Jazz PJM-402; World Pacific EP4-57, WP-1247; Blue Note CDP 7 46858 2
Wake UpWorld Pacific EP4-73; Pacific Jazz PJM-402; Blue Note LT-1065
Exhibit "A"Pacific Jazz PJ-33; Blue Note LT-1065

* Pacific Jazz PJM-402   The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual   1957
= World Pacific WPM-402   -   1958
= World Pacific WP-1275   -   1959
= Pacific Jazz PJ-15   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Ritual!   1961
* Blue Note LT-1065   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Once Upon A Groove   1981
= Blue Note CDP 7 46858 2   The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual   1988
* World Pacific WP-1247   Art Blakey, Benny Barth, Chico Hamilton, Chatur Lal - Drums On Fire!   1958
* Pacific Jazz PJ-33   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers/The Elmo Hope Quintet Featuring Harold Land   1962
* World Pacific EP4-74   The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual Vol. 3   1957
* World Pacific EP4-54   The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual   1957
* World Pacific EP4-57   Art Blakey, Benny Barth - Drums On Fire!   1958
* World Pacific EP4-73   The Jazz Messengers Featuring Art Blakey - Ritual Vol. 2   1957

Jimmy Smith Quartet/Trio

Lou Donaldson, alto sax #1,2,4; Jimmy Smith, organ; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Art Blakey, drums.

Manhattan Towers, NYC, February 12, 1957

1. tk.8Billie's BounceBlue Note BLP 1552
2. tk.10Yardbird SuiteBlue Note BLP 1551, BST 89903
3. tk.11There's A Small HotelBlue Note BLP 1551
4. tk.12All Day LongBlue Note 45-1676, BLP 1551, BST 89901

* Blue Note BLP 1552   Jimmy Smith At The Organ Volume 2   1958
= Blue Note BST 81552 (pseudo stereo)   -   1973
= Mosaic MQ5-154, MD3-154   The Complete February 1957 Jimmy Smith Blue Note Sessions   1994
* Blue Note BLP 1551   Jimmy Smith At The Organ Volume 1   1957
= Blue Note BST 81551 (pseudo stereo)   -   1966
= Mosaic MQ5-154, MD3-154   The Complete February 1957 Jimmy Smith Blue Note Sessions   1994
* Blue Note BST 89903   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz Volume 1: 1949-1959   1969
= Blue Note BN-LA159-G2   Various Artists - A Decade Of Jazz Volume Two: 1949-1959   1973+
* Blue Note BST 89901   Jimmy Smith's Greatest Hits!   1967
* Blue Note 45-1676   Jimmy Smith - All Day Long Parts 1 & 2   1957

Jimmy Smith Trio/Duo/Solo

Jimmy Smith, organ; Art Blakey, drums.

Manhattan Towers, NYC, February 13, 1957

tk.10The DuelBlue Note BLP 1552

* Blue Note BLP 1552   Jimmy Smith At The Organ Volume 2   1958
= Blue Note BST 81552 (pseudo stereo)   -   1973
= Mosaic MQ5-154, MD3-154   The Complete February 1957 Jimmy Smith Blue Note Sessions   1994

The Art Blakey Percussion Ensemble

Ray Bryant, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass, cello; Art Blakey, Jo Jones, drums; Charles Wright, drums, tympani, gong; Candido, Sabu, bongos.

NYC, February 22, 1957

CO57063Drum Suite: OscalypsoColumbia CL 1002
CO57064Drum Suite: The Sacrifice-
CO57065Drum Suite: Cubano Chant-

* Columbia CL 1002   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Drum Suite   1957
= Legacy CK 93637   -   2005

Cliff Jordan - John Gilmore Quintet

John Gilmore, Clifford Jordan, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 3, 1957

tk.2Evil EyeBlue Note BLP 1549
tk.3Status Quo-
tk.5Let It StandBlue Note CDP 7243 8 28977 2 9
tk.7Bo-TillBlue Note BLP 1549
tk.9Everywhere-
tk.12Blue Lights-
tk.13Billie's Bounce-

* Blue Note BLP 1549   Cliff Jordan, John Gilmore - Blowing In From Chicago   1957
= Blue Note B1-28977, CDP 7243 8 28977 2 9   -   1994
= Blue Note BN-LA521-H2   Johnny Griffin, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley - Blowin' Sessions   1975

Art Blakey Percussion Ensemble

Herbie Mann, flute #1,3-8; Ray Bryant, piano #1,3-8; Wendell Marshall, bass #1,3-8; Jo Jones, Art Taylor, drums; Charles "Specs" Wright, drums #1,3-8; Art Blakey, drums, vocal #1,3-8, drums #2; Carlos "Patato" Valdes, Jose Valiente, congas #1,3-8; "Sabu" Martinez, bongos, timbales, vocal #1,3-8; Ubaldo Nieto, timbales #1,3-8; Evilio Quntero, concerro, maracas, tee log #1,3-8.

Manhattan Towers, NYC, March 7, 1957

1. tk.1ToffiBlue Note BLP 1554
2. tk.4Split Skins-
3. tk.5Elephant WalkBlue Note 45-1696, BLP 1555
4. tk.6Ya YaBlue Note 45-1679, BLP 1554
5. tk.9Abdallah's DelightBlue Note 45-1696, BLP 1555
6. tk.11Buhaina ChantBlue Note BLP 1554
7. tk.12Come Out & Meet Me TonightBlue Note 45-1679, BLP 1555
8. tk.13AmuckBlue Note BLP 1555

* Blue Note BLP 1554   Art Blakey - Orgy In Rhythm Volume One   1957
= Blue Note BST 81554   -   1959
= Blue Note (F) 0777 7 89390 2 3   -   1993
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 56586 2 4   Art Blakey - Orgy In Rhythm Volumes One & Two   1997
* Blue Note BLP 1555   Art Blakey - Orgy In Rhythm Volume Two   1957
= Blue Note BST 81555   -   1966
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 56586 2 4   Art Blakey - Orgy In Rhythm Volumes One & Two   1997
* Blue Note 45-1696   Art Blakey - Abdallah's Delight / Elephant Walk   1957
* Blue Note 45-1679   Art Blakey - Ya Ya / Come Out & Meet Me Tonight   1957

Hank Mobley Quintet

Art Farmer, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 8, 1957

tk.1Wham And They're OffBlue Note BLP 1550
tk.4Wham And They're Off (alternate take)Blue Note (Du) 1A 158-83385/8, (J) BNJ-61005, CDP 7 46816 2; Mosaic MQ10-181
tk.5Funk In Deep Freeze (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 46816 2; Mosaic MQ10-181
tk.6Funk In Deep FreezeBlue Note 45-1675, BLP 1550
tk.7Startin' From ScratchBlue Note BLP 1550
tk.8Stella-WiseBlue Note 45-1684, BLP 1550
tk.9Base On Balls-
tk.10Fin De L'affaire (as End Of The Affair)Blue Note 45-1675, BLP 1550

* Blue Note BLP 1550   Hank Mobley Quintet   1957
= Blue Note CDP 7 46816 2   -   1987
= Mosaic MQ10-181, MD6-181   The Complete Blue Note Hank Mobley Fifties Sessions   1998
* Blue Note (Du) 1A 158-83385/8   Various Artists - 40 Years Of Jazz: The Best Of Blue Note, Box 2   1983
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61005   Horace Silver Rare Tracks - Senor Blues   1984
* Blue Note 45-1675   Hank Mobley - Funk In Deep Freeze / End Of The Affair   1957
* Blue Note 45-1684   Hank Mobley - Base On Balls / Stella-Wise   1957

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky De Brest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Carl Fischer Concert Hall, NYC, March 8 and 9, 1957

CasinoElektra EKL-120, EKL 120-X
The "Biddie Griddies"-
Potpourri-
Ugh!-
Mirage-
Reflections Of BuhainiaElektra EKL-120
Study In RhythmElektra EKL 120-X
Reflections Of BuhainiaSavoy ZDS 4409

* Elektra EKL-120   A Midnight Session With The Jazz Messengers   1957
= Savoy MG-12171   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers   1960
= Savoy SJL 1112   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Mirage   1977
= Savoy ZDS 4409   -   1988
* Elektra EKL 120-X   A Midnight Session With The Jazz Messengers   1958

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; John Griffin, tenor sax; Sam (Bill) Dockery, piano; Jimmy De Brest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Webster Hall, NYC, March 13, 1957

I Could Have Danced All NightVik LX-1103
On The Street Where You Live-
There But For You Go I-
They Call The Wind Maria-
I Talk To The Trees-
Almost Like Being In Love-

* Vik LX-1103   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Selections From Lerner And Loewe's...   1957
= Bluebird 07863-66661-2   Art Blakey & His Jazz Messengers 1957 - Second Edition   1995

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Minneapolis, MN, circa spring 1957

Scotch BluesCadet LP-4049
Flight To Jordan-
Transfiguration-
Exhibit A-
Gershwin Medley: Rhapsody In Blue / Summertime / Someone To Watch Over Me / The Man I Love-

* Cadet LP-4049   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Tough!   1966
= Chess 2ACMJ-406   Max Roach/Art Blakey   1976
= Chess CH2-92511   Max Roach, Art Blakey - Percussion Discussion   1984

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers Plus Four

Bill Hardman, Lee Morgan, trumpet; Melba Liston, trombone; Sahib Shihab, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Jimmy ("Spanky") DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

RCA Victor Studio No. 3, NYC, April 2, 1957

A Night At Tony's (previously unreleased)RCA Bluebird 6286-2-RB
Social Call (previously unreleased)RCA Bluebird 6286-1-RB, 6286-2-RB
A Night At Tony's (take 3)Bluebird 07863-66661-2
A Night At Tony's (take 4)-
Social Call (take 4)-

* RCA Bluebird 6286-1-RB   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Theory Of Art   1987
* RCA Bluebird 6286-2-RB   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Theory Of Art   1987
* Bluebird 07863-66661-2   Art Blakey & His Jazz Messengers 1957 - Second Edition   1995

Johnny Griffin Septet

Lee Morgan, trumpet; John Coltrane, Johnny Griffin, Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 6, 1957

tk.1Smokestack (alternate take)Blue Note 7243 4 99009 2 9
tk.2SmokestackBlue Note BLP 1559
tk.3The Way You Look Tonight-
tk.4Ball Bearing-
tk.5All The Things You Are-

* Blue Note BLP 1559   Johnny Griffin Vol. 2 - A Blowing Session   1957
= Blue Note CDP 7 81559 2   -   1988
= Blue Note 7243 4 99009 2 9   -   1999
= Blue Note BN-LA521-H2   Johnny Griffin, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley - Blowin' Sessions   1975

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean as Ferris Bender, alto sax; John Griffin, tenor sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Jimmy De Brest, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Art Blakey, arranger, conductor.

RCA Victor Studio No. 3, NYC, April 8, 1957

H4JB3338Off The WallVik LX-1115
H4JB3339A Night In Tunisia-
H4JB3340Couldn't It Be You?-
H4JB3341Theory Of Art-
H4JB3342Evans-
Off The Wall (take 5)Bluebird 07863-66661-2
Couldn't It Be You? (take 3)-

* Vik LX-1115   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - A Night In Tunisia   1958
= RCA Bluebird 6286-1-RB, 6286-2-RB   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Theory Of Art   1987
* Bluebird 07863-66661-2   Art Blakey & His Jazz Messengers 1957 - Second Edition   1995

Sonny Rollins Quintet/Quartet/Sextet

Jay Jay Johnson, trombone #1,2,4-6; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano #1,2,4-6; Thelonious Monk, piano #3,6; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 14, 1957

1. tk.1Why Don't IBlue Note 45-1687, BLP 1558, BN-LA401-H2
2. tk.4Wail MarchBlue Note BLP 1558
3. tk.6ReflectionsBlue Note BLP 1558, BN-LA401-H2; Mosaic MR4-101
4. tk.7Poor ButterflyBlue Note BLP 1558, BN-LA401-H2
5. tk.11You Stepped Out Of A DreamBlue Note 45-1687, BLP 1558, BN-LA401-H2
6. tk.12MisteriosoBlue Note BLP 1558, BN-LA401-H2; Mosaic MR4-101

* Blue Note BLP 1558   Sonny Rollins Vol. 2   1957
= Blue Note BST 81558 (pseudo stereo)   -
= Blue Note CDP 7 46818 2, CDP 7 81558 2   -   1987
= Blue Note ST-81558   -   1997
* Blue Note BN-LA401-H2   Sonny Rollins   1975
* Mosaic MR4-101   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Thelonious Monk   1983
* Blue Note 45-1687   Sonny Rollins - You Stepped Out Of A Dream / Why Don't I   1957

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers With Sabu

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Sam Dockery, piano; "Spanky" DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Sabu, congas, bongos.

NYC, May 13, 1957

Woodyn' YouJubilee JLP-1049
Sakeena-
Shorty-
Dawn On The Harvest-

* Jubilee JLP-1049   Art Blakey And His Jazz Messengers With Sabu And A Bongo - Cu-Bop   1958
= Josie Jazz Series JJM-3501, JJS-3501   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers With Sabu   1962

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, May 14, 1957

2560Blue MonkAtlantic LP 1278, LP 1337, SD 2-316
2561I Mean YouAtlantic LP 1278
4920Blue Monk Part 1unissued
4921Blue Monk Part 2-

* Atlantic LP 1278   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk   1958
= Atlantic SD 1278   -   1958+
* Atlantic LP 1337   Various Artists - The Blues In Modern Jazz   1961
= Atlantic SD 1337   -   1969
* Atlantic SD 2-316   Various Artists - The Jazz Years-25th Anniversary   1973

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, May 15, 1957

2562Rhythm-a-ningAtlantic LP 1278
2563Purple Shades-
2564Evidence-
2565In Walked Bud-

* Atlantic LP 1278   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk   1958
= Atlantic SD 1278   -   1958+

Thelonious Monk Septet

Ray Copeland, trumpet #1,3-5; Gigi Gryce, alto sax #1,3-5; Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax #1,3-5; Thelonious Monk, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, June 25 and 26, 1957

1.Well, You Needn'tRiverside RLP 12-242, RLP 1102, RM 483/484; Milestone M-47011; Riverside RCD2-30027-2
2.Ruby, My DearRiverside RLP 12-242, RLP 1102, RLP 421, RM 483/484, RCD2-30027-2
3.Off Minor (take 5)Riverside RLP 12-242, RLP 1102, RLP 421; Milestone M-47011; Riverside RCD2-30027-2
4.EpistrophyRiverside RLP 12-242, RLP 1102; Milestone M-47011; Riverside RCD2-30027-2
5.Crepescule With Nellie (re-take 6)Riverside RLP 12-242; Milestone M-47011; Riverside RCD2-30027-2

East Coast All-Stars: Ray Copeland, trumpet; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; John Coltrane, Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Wilbur Ware, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Blues For TomorrowRiverside RLP 12-243; Milestone M-47011; Riverside R-022

same session.

Blues For Tomorrow (first stereo release)Riverside RCD2-30027-2

Ray Copeland, trumpet; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; John Coltrane, Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Off Minor (alternate master) (take 4)Jazzland JLP 46; Milestone M-47011; Riverside R-022; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-084-2; Riverside RCD2-30027-2
Epistrophy (alternate master) (short version)Jazzland JLP 46; Riverside RCD2-30027-2
Epistrophy (fragment)Milestone M-47011; Riverside R-022

same session.

Crepuscule With Nellie (take 1)Riverside R-022, RCD2-30027-2
Crepuscule With Nellie (breakdown)-
Crepuscule With Nellie (edited: re-takes 4 & 5)Riverside R-022; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-084-2; Riverside RCD2-30027-2
Well, You Needn't (opening)Riverside R-022, RCD2-30027-2

same session.

Crepuscule With Nellie (take 2)Riverside RCD2-30027-2

* Riverside RLP 12-242   Thelonious Monk Septet - Monk's Music   1957
= Riverside R-3004, RS-3004   Thelonious Monk Featuring John Coltrane - Monk's Music   1967
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-084   Thelonious Monk Septet - Monk's Music   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-084-2   -   1987
* Riverside RLP 1102   Thelonious Monk Septet - Monk's Music   1959
* Riverside RM 483/484, RS 9483/9484   The Thelonious Monk Story   1966
* Milestone M-47011   Thelonious Monk & John Coltrane - Monk/Trane   1973
* Riverside RLP 421, RLP 9421   Thelonious Monk Greatest Hits   1962
* Riverside RLP 12-243   Various Artists - Blues For Tomorrow   1957
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-030   -   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-030-2   -   1994
* Riverside R-022   Thelonious Monk - The Complete Riverside Recordings   1986
= Riverside 15RCD-022-2   -
* Jazzland JLP 46, JLP 946S   Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane   1961
= Riverside RM 490, RS 9490   The Historic Teaming Of Thelonious Monk And John Coltrane - Monk & Coltrane   1966
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-039   Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-039-2   -   1987
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-31989-02   -   2010
* Riverside RCD2-30027-2   Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane - The Complete 1957 Riverside Recordings   2006

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers / Tommy Gumina

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Bobby Troup, host.

KABC-TV, Stars Of Jazz #56. 1957-#30, July 29, 1957

I Mean You (as Stick Ball Swing)Calliope CAL 3008, CAL 3036
Blue Monk-

same session.

Evidence (as Justice)-

* Calliope CAL 3008   Count Basie, Joe Williams And Art Blakey - Sessions, Live   1976
* Calliope CAL 3036   Art Blakey And His Jazz Messengers - Sessions, Live   1976

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, October 9, 1957

Deo-XBethlehem BCP-6023

* Bethlehem BCP-6023   Art Blakeys Jazz Messengers - Hard Drive - Out Of This World...And The Next World Too   1957
= Bethlehem BCP-6023 (later)   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Hard Drive   1960
= West Wind (G) WW 2065   Art Blakey - For Minors Only

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, October 11, 1957

For Minors OnlyBethlehem BCP-6023
6442Right Down FrontBethlehem BCP-6023, 45-11029
Sweet SakeenaBethlehem BCP-6023
For Miles And Miles-
Krafty-
6443Late SpringBethlehem BCP-6023, 45-11029

* Bethlehem BCP-6023   Art Blakeys Jazz Messengers - Hard Drive - Out Of This World...And The Next World Too   1957
= Bethlehem BCP-6023 (later)   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Hard Drive   1960
= West Wind (G) WW 2065   Art Blakey - For Minors Only
* Bethlehem 45-11029   Art Blakeys Jazz Messengers - Right Down Front / Late Spring

Art Blakey Big Band

Donald Byrd, Ray Copeland, Bill Hardman, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Melba Liston, Frank Rehak, trombone; Bill Graham, Sahib Shihab, alto sax; Al Cohn, John Coltrane, tenor sax; Bill Slapin, baritone sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, December, 1957

Oasis (take 4)Bethlehem 20-50012
MidriffBethlehem BCP-6027
Midriff (take 1)Bethlehem 20-50012
Midriff (take 2)-
The Kiss Of No ReturnBethlehem BCP-6027
The Kiss Of No Return (take 1)Bethlehem 20-50012
The Kiss Of No Return (take 2)-
The Outer WorldBethlehem BCP-6027, BCP-6037
The Outer World (take 2)Bethlehem 20-50012
The Outer World (take 5)-
El Toro ValienteBethlehem BCP-6027, 45-11086
El Toro Valiente (take 1)Bethlehem 20-50012
Ain't Life GrandBethlehem BCP-6027, 45-11086
Ain't Life Grand (take 2)Bethlehem 20-50012
Ain't Life Grand (take 5)-
Last DateBethlehem BCP-6027, BCP-6037

Donald Byrd, trumpet; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

PristineBethlehem BCP-6027
Pristine (take 2)Bethlehem 20-50012
Pristine (take 6)-
Pristine (take 8)-
Tippin'Bethlehem BCP-6027, BCP-6065
Tippin' (take 1)Bethlehem 20-50012
Tippin' (take 3)-

* Bethlehem BCP-6027   Art Blakey Big Band   1958
* Bethlehem BCP-6037   Various Artists - Big Band Contrast   1960
* Bethlehem BCP-6065   Various Artists - Golden Jazz Instrumentals   1962
* Bethlehem 20-50012   John Coltrane - The Bethlehem Years   1994
* Bethlehem 45-11086   Art Blakey - El Toro Valiente / Ain't Life Grand

1958

Jimmy Smith

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Lou Donaldson, alto sax #1,2,4; Tina Brooks, tenor sax #1,2,4; Jimmy Smith, organ; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Art Blakey, drums.

Manhattan Towers, NYC, February 25, 1958

1. tk.12ConfirmationBlue Note LT-992, CDP 7 46097 2
2. tk.13Au PrivateBlue Note BLP 4002, CDP 7 46097 2
3. tk.14FlamingoBlue Note BLP 4011, BST 89901, CDP 7 46097 2
4. tk.15The SermonBlue Note 45-1879, BLP 4011, BST 89901, BN-LA400-H2, CDP 7 46097 2

* Blue Note LT-992   Jimmy Smith - Confirmation   1979
* Blue Note BLP 4002   Jimmy Smith - House Party   1958
= Blue Note BST 84002   -   1971
* Blue Note BLP 4011   Jimmy Smith - The Sermon!   1959
= Blue Note BST 84011   -   1960
* Blue Note BST 89901   Jimmy Smith's Greatest Hits!   1967
* Blue Note BN-LA400-H2   Jimmy Smith   1975
* Blue Note CDP 7 46097 2   Jimmy Smith - The Sermon!   1987
* Blue Note 45-1879   Jimmy Smith - The Sermon Parts 1 & 2   1959

Cannonball Adderley's Five Stars

Miles Davis, trumpet #1-5; Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; Hank Jones, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 9, 1958

1. tk.2Autumn LeavesBlue Note 45-1737, BLP 1595, (J) BNJ-27001
2. tk.3Love For SaleBlue Note BLP 1595
3. tk.4Somethin' ElseBlue Note 45-1738, BLP 1595, BST2 84433
4. tk.6One For Daddy-OBlue Note 45-1739, BLP 1595
5. tk.7Alison's Uncle (aka Bangoon)Blue Note (J) BNJ-27001, (J) BNJ-61008/10, CDP 7 46338 2, (J) TOCJ-1601
6. tk.11Dancing In The DarkBlue Note BLP 1595

* Blue Note BLP 1595   Cannonball Adderley - Somethin' Else   1958
= Blue Note BST 81595   -   1959
= Blue Note BN-LA169-F   -   1973+
= Blue Note CDP 7 46338 2   -   1986
= Blue Note ST-46338   -   1997
* Blue Note BST2 84433   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note Volume 2   1986
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series   1984
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1601   Various Artists - Blue Trails: The Rare Tracks   1996
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-27001   Cannonball Adderley - Alison's Uncle
* Blue Note 45-1737   Cannonball Adderley - Autumn Leaves Parts 1 & 2   1958
* Blue Note 45-1738   Cannonball Adderley - Somethin' Else Parts 1 & 2   1958
* Blue Note 45-1739   Cannonball Adderley - One For Daddy-O Parts 1 & 2   1958

Tina Brooks Quintet

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 16, 1958

tk.3Minor Move (alternate take)Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1601
tk.7The Way You Look TonightBlue Note (J) GXF-3072
tk.9Nutville-
tk.10Star Eyes-
tk.11Everything Happens To Me-
tk.15Minor Move-

* Blue Note (J) GXF-3072   Tina Brooks - Minor Move   1980
= Blue Note (J) GXK-8162   -   1981
= Blue Note (J) BRP-8043   -   1992
= Mosaic MR4-106   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of The Tina Brooks Quintets   1985
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1601   Various Artists - Blue Trails: The Rare Tracks   1996

Jimmy Smith Quintet

Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Jimmy Smith, organ; Eddie McFadden, guitar; Art Blakey, drums.

Smalls Paradise, Harlem, NY, 3rd set, April 7, 1958

tk.11A Night In TunisiaBlue Note LT-1054
tk.12Dark Eyes-
tk.13Groovin' At Small's-

* Blue Note LT-1054   Jimmy Smith - Cool Blues   1980
= Blue Note CDP 7 84441 2   -   1990

Gil Evans And His Orchestra

Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Joe Bennett, Tom Mitchell, Frank Rehak, trombone; Julius Watkins, French horn; Harvey Phillips, tuba; Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; Jerry Sanfino, reeds; Gil Evans, piano, arranger, conductor; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Manhattan Towers, NYC, April 9, 1958

St. Louis BluesWorld Pacific STEREO-108; Pacific Jazz X-312; World Pacific WP-1246, JWC-513; Pacific Jazz PJ-100, PJ-LA894-H
King Porter StompWorld Pacific STEREO-108, WP-1246
Lester Leaps InWorld Pacific WP-1246
'Round MidnightWorld Pacific WP-1246, HFS-2, DJ-2
Lester Leaps In (alternate take)World Pacific WP-1257

* World Pacific WP-1246   Gil Evans - New Bottle Old Wine   1958
= World Pacific STEREO-1011   -   1959
= World Pacific WP-1298, STEREO-1298   Gil Evans Orchestra Featuring Cannonball Adderley   1960
= Pacific Jazz PJ-40, ST-40   -   1962
= Blue Note BN-LA461-H2   Gil Evans - Pacific Standard Time   1975
* World Pacific JWC-513, STEREO-1021   Various Artists - The Blues In Stereo   1959
* Pacific Jazz PJ-100   Various Artists - 24 Great Jazz Groups: On Mike!   1963
* Pacific Jazz PJ-LA894-H   Various Artists - Jazz: The 50's Vol. II   1978
* World Pacific HFS-2   Various Artists - Something For Both Ears! $2.98   1959
= World Pacific WP-1291, STEREO-1291   Various Artists - Swingin' Like Sixty Vol. 3: Something For Both Ears   1960
* World Pacific DJ-2   Various Artists - Disc Jockey Edition: A Taste Of The Best From World Pacific   1958
* World Pacific WP-1257, STEREO-1015   Various Artists - The Sound Of Big Band Jazz In Hi-Fi!   1959
= World Pacific JWC-514   -   1959?
* World Pacific STEREO-108   Gil Evans - St. Louis Blues / King Porter Stomp   1958
* Pacific Jazz X-312   Cannonball Adderley, Gil Evans - St. Louis Blues / Manteca   1960

Kenny Burrell Septet

Louis Smith, trumpet; Tina Brooks, tenor sax #1,2,4; Junior Cook, tenor sax #1,2,4,5; Duke Jordan, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Manhattan Towers, NYC, May 14, 1958

1. tk.1I Never KnewBlue Note (J) GXF-3070, (J) BNJ-61008/10
2. tk.2Scotch BluesBlue Note BLP 1596
3. tk.4The Man I LoveBlue Note BLP 1597
4. tk.8Yes BabyBlue Note 45-1716, BLP 1596
5. tk.9PhinupiBlue Note BLP 1597

Louis Smith, trumpet #1,3,4; Tina Brooks, Junior Cook, tenor sax #1,3,4; Bobby Timmons, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

1. tk.10Chuckin'-
2. tk.11Autumn In New YorkBlue Note BLP 1596
3. tk.12Rock SaltBlue Note 45-1717, BLP 1597
4. tk.14CaravanBlue Note BLP 1596

* Blue Note (J) GXF-3070, (J) GXK-8155   Kenny Burrell - Swingin'   1980
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series   1984
* Blue Note BLP 1596   Kenny Burrell - Blue Lights Volume 1   1958
= Blue Note BST 81596   -   1967
* Blue Note BLP 1597   Kenny Burrell - Blue Lights Volume 2   1961
= Blue Note BST 81597   -   1967
* Blue Note 45-1716   Kenny Burrell - Yes Baby Parts 1 & 2   1958
* Blue Note 45-1717   Kenny Burrell - Rock Salt Parts 1 & 2   1961

Gil Evans And His Orchestra

Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Joe Bennett, Tom Mitchell, Frank Rehak, trombone; Julius Watkins, French horn; Bill Barber, tuba; Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; Phil Bodner, reeds; Gil Evans, piano, arranger, conductor; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Manhattan Towers, NYC, May 21, 1958

Struttin' With Some BarbecueWorld Pacific WP-1246

* World Pacific WP-1246   Gil Evans - New Bottle Old Wine   1958
= World Pacific STEREO-1011   -   1959
= World Pacific WP-1298, STEREO-1298   Gil Evans Orchestra Featuring Cannonball Adderley   1960
= Pacific Jazz PJ-40, ST-40   -   1962
= Blue Note BN-LA461-H2   Gil Evans - Pacific Standard Time   1975

Gil Evans And His Orchestra

Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Clyde Reasinger, trumpet; Joe Bennett, Tom Mitchell, Frank Rehak, trombone; Julius Watkins, French horn; Bill Barber, tuba; Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; Phil Bodner, reeds; Gil Evans, piano, arranger, conductor; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: Clyde Reasinger, trumpet; replaces Royal.

Manhattan Towers, NYC, May 26, 1958

MantecaPacific Jazz X-312; World Pacific WP-1246
Bird FeathersWorld Pacific WP-1246

* World Pacific WP-1246   Gil Evans - New Bottle Old Wine   1958
= World Pacific STEREO-1011   -   1959
= World Pacific WP-1298, STEREO-1298   Gil Evans Orchestra Featuring Cannonball Adderley   1960
= Pacific Jazz PJ-40, ST-40   -   1962
= Blue Note BN-LA461-H2   Gil Evans - Pacific Standard Time   1975
* Pacific Jazz X-312   Cannonball Adderley, Gil Evans - St. Louis Blues / Manteca   1960

Jimmy Smith Quartet

Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Jimmy Smith, organ; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 16, 1958

tk.3St. Louis BluesBlue Note 7243 5 21435 2 8
tk.8The Swingin' Shepherd BluesBlue Note 45-1711, (J) K18P-9280, 7243 5 21435 2 8
tk.9Blues No. 1Blue Note 7243 5 21435 2 8

* Blue Note (J) K18P-9280   Jimmy Smith - The Singles   1983
* Blue Note 7243 5 21435 2 8   Jimmy Smith - Six Views Of The Blues   1999
* Blue Note 45-1711   Jimmy Smith - The Swingin' Shepherd Blues / Cha Cha J.   1958

Cannonball Adderley Quintet With Milt Jackson

Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley, alto sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Wynton Kelly, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 28, 1958

Blues OrientalRiverside RLP 12-286
A Few WordsMilestone MSP-47001; Original Jazz Classics OJC-34602-02
Things Are Getting BetterRiverside R-45-415, RLP 12-286, RLP 416
Serves Me Right (take 5)Riverside RLP 12-286
Groovin' High-
The Sidewalks Of New York (take 5)Riverside R-45-415, RLP 12-286
Sounds For SidRiverside RLP 12-286
Just One Of Those Things-
Serves Me Right (take 4)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-032-2, OJC-34602-02
The Sidewalks Of New York (take 4)-

* Riverside RLP 12-286, RLP 1128   Cannonball Adderley With Milt Jackson - Things Are Getting Better   1959
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-032   -   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-032-2   -   1988
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-34602-02   -   2013
= Milestone MSP-47001   Cannonball Adderley - Cannonball And Eight Giants   1973
* Riverside RLP 416, RLP 9416   Cannonball Adderley Greatest Hits   1962
* Riverside R-45-415   Cannonball Adderley - Things Are Getting Better / Sidewalks Of New York   1959

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 30, 1958

tk.1Are You RealBlue Note BLP 4003
tk.2Moanin' (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 46516 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.4Moanin'Blue Note 45-1735, BLP 4003, (F) BST 84383, BST2 84429, BST 89903
tk.7/9/12/14The Drum Thunder SuiteBlue Note BLP 4003
tk.16Along Came BettyBlue Note 45-1736, BLP 4003
tk.19Blues MarchBlue Note 45-1736, BLP 4003, (F) BST 84383, BST2 84433
tk.21Come Rain Or Come ShineBlue Note BLP 4003

* Blue Note BLP 4003   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Moanin'   1958
= Blue Note BST 84003   -   1959
= Blue Note CDP 7 46516 2   -   1987
= Blue Note ST-46516   -   1997
* Blue Note (F) BST 84383   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Greatest Hits   1980s?
* Blue Note BST2 84429   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note   1984
* Blue Note BST 89903   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz Volume 1: 1949-1959   1969
= Blue Note BN-LA159-G2   Various Artists - A Decade Of Jazz Volume Two: 1949-1959   1973+
* Blue Note BST2 84433   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note Volume 2   1986
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - Rare Tracks: The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series   1994
* Blue Note 45-1735   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Moanin' Parts 1 & 2   1958
* Blue Note 45-1736   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Blues March / Along Came Betty   1958

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers + 3

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; Art Blakey, Philly Joe Jones, drums, tympani; Ray Barretto, congas.

Manhattan Towers, NYC, November 2, 1958

tk.4Let's Take 16 BarsBlue Note 7243 5 21455 2 2
tk.6Moose The Mooche-
tk.7Drums In The Rain-
tk.11Lee's Tune-
tk.13Blakey's Blues-
tk.15Lover-

* Blue Note 7243 5 21455 2 2   Art Blakey - Drums Around The Corner   1999

Art Blakey Percussion Ensemble

Donald Byrd, trumpet #2-5; Ray Bryant, piano #1-5,8; Wendell Marshall, bass #1-6,8; Art Taylor, drums; Art Blakey, drums, chant; Philly Joe Jones, drums, chant, vocal; Ray Barretto, Victor Gonzales, Julio Martinez, "Sabu" Martinez, Chonguito Vincente, bongos, congas; Fred Pagani, timbales; Andy Delannoy, maracas; Austin Cromer, Hal Rasheed, chant.

Manhattan Towers, NYC, November 9, 1958

1. tk.2AghanoBlue Note BLP 4004
2. tk.3The Feast-
3. tk.4ReflectionBlue Note BLP 4005
4. tk.7MirageBlue Note BLP 4004
5. tk.8Swingin' KiltsBlue Note BLP 4005
6. tk.9Dinga-
7. tk.12O' Tinde-
8. tk.13Lamento AfricanoBlue Note BLP 4004

* Blue Note BLP 4004   Art Blakey - Holiday For Skins Volume 1   1959
= Blue Note BST 84004   -   1966
* Blue Note BLP 4005   Art Blakey - Holiday For Skins Volume 2   1959
= Blue Note BST 84005   -   1966

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Kurhaus, Scheveningen, The Hague, Holland, November 19, 1958

Moanin'Bandstand (It) BDCD 1532
Along Came Betty-
I Remember Clifford-
Whisper Not-
A Night In Tunisia-

* Bandstand (It) BDCD 1532, (J) TKCB-30442   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Live In Holland, 1958   1991
= Bandstand (J) TKCB-70820   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Live In Holland 1958   1995
= Candid (E) CCD79555   Lee Morgan With Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - I Remember Clifford   2011

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jimmy Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

L'Olympia, Paris, France, November 22, 1958

Just By MyselfFontana (F) 680.202 ML; Solar Records (Sp) 4569962
I Remember Clifford-
Are You Real-
Blues Pour DoudouMercury (Du) 6444 700

* Fontana (F) 680.202 ML   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Olympia Concert   1959
= Fontana (Du) 680 202 TL   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Olympia Concert   1960
= Fontana (E) TFL 5116   -   1961
= Epic LA 16009   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Paris Concert   1962
= Mercury (Du) 6444 700   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Olympia Concert   1970s
= Fontana (Du) 832 659-2   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - 1958-Paris Olympia   1987
* Solar Records (Sp) 4569962   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Holland 1958-Newport 1959   2015

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Kurhaus, Scheveningen, The Hague, Holland, November 29, 1958

IntroductionJazz Band (E) EBCD 2128-2; Fondamenta (F) FON-1804034
Moanin'Jazz Band (E) EBCD 2128-2; Solar Records (Sp) 4569962; Fondamenta (F) FON-1804034
Along Came Betty-
I Remember Clifford-
Whisper Not-
A Night In Tunisia-

same session.

Introduction By Art Blakey
Moanin'
Announcement By Art BlakeyFondamenta (F) FON-1804034
Along Came Betty
Announcement By Art BlakeyFondamenta (F) FON-1804034 (CD)
Evidence / JusticeFondamenta (F) FON-1804034

same session.

Just By Myself-
Announcement By Art BlakeyFondamenta (F) FON-1804034 (CD)
I Remember Clifford
Announcement By Art BlakeyFondamenta (F) FON-1804034 (CD)
Now Is The TimeFondamenta (F) FON-1804034
Announcement By Art Blakey-
Whisper Not
Night In Tunisia

* Jazz Band (E) EBCD 2128-2   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Live In The '50s   1996
* Solar Records (Sp) 4569962   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Holland 1958-Newport 1959   2015
* Fondamenta (F) FON-1804034, FON-1804034 (CD)   Art Blakey - Live In Scheveningen 1958: The Lost Recordings   2018

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Swiss radio broadcast, Volkshaus, Zurich, Switzerland, December 4, 1958

Now's The TimeHard Note Recordings (Swi) HD041258; Solar Records (Eu) 4569881
The Theme-
Moanin'-
Whisper Not-
Evidence-

same session.

I Remember Clifford-
Just By Myself-
Along Came Betty-
My Funny Valentine-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
A Night In Tunisia-

* Hard Note Recordings (Swi) HD041258   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Drivin' Hard In Zurich   2009
* Solar Records (Eu) 4569881   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Live In Zurich 1958   2010

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jimmy Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

L'Olympia, Paris, France, December 17, 1958

Moanin'Fontana (F) 680.202 ML; Solar Records (Sp) 4569962
Justice-
Blues MarchFontana (Du) 460 642 TE; Mercury (Du) 6444 700; Fontana (Du) 832 659-2; Solar Records (Sp) 4569962
Whisper Not-

* Fontana (F) 680.202 ML   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Olympia Concert   1959
= Fontana (Du) 680 202 TL   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Olympia Concert   1960
= Fontana (E) TFL 5116   -   1961
= Epic LA 16009   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Paris Concert   1962
= Mercury (Du) 6444 700   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Olympia Concert   1970s
= Fontana (Du) 832 659-2   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - 1958-Paris Olympia   1987
* Solar Records (Sp) 4569962   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Holland 1958-Newport 1959   2015
* Fontana (Du) 460 642 TE   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Olympia Concert   1960
= Fontana (E) TFE 17257   -   1961

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet #1-4,6-10,12,14-19; Benny Golson, tenor sax #1-4,6-8,10-12,14-19; Bobby Timmons, piano #1-4,6-19; Jymie Merritt, bass #1-4,6-12,14-19; Art Blakey, drums #1-12,14-19.

Paris, France, December 18 and 19, 1958

1.GeneriqueFontana (F) 660 224 MR
2.Pierre Et Beatrice-
3.Nasol-
4.Tom-
5.Poursuite Dans La Ruelle-
6.Ne Chuchote Pas (Whisper Not)-
7.Mambo Dans La Voiture-
8.Juste Pour Eux Seuls (Just By Myself)-
9.Blues Pour Doudou-
10.Blues Pour Marcel-
11.Blues Pour Vara-
12.Merlin-
13.Pasquier-
14.Quaglio-
15.La Divorcee De Leo Fall-
16.Suspence-
17.Tom Et Nasol-
18.Des Femmes Disparaissent-
19.Final Pour Pierre Et Beatrice-

* Fontana (F) 660 224 MR   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Des Femmes Disparaissent (Soundtrack)

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Club St. Germain, Paris, France, December 21, 1958

PolitelyRCA (F) 430.043
Whisper Not-
Now's The Time-
The First Theme-

same session.

Moanin' With HazelRCA (F) 430.044
We Named It Justice-
Blues March For Europe No. 1-
Like Someone In Love-

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Kenny Clarke, drums #3,4; Gana M'Bow, congas #3,4.

1.Along Came ManonRCA (F) 430.045
2.Out Of The Past-
3.A Night In Tunisia-
4.Ending With The Theme-

* RCA (F) 430.043   Art Blakey Et Les Jazz-Messengers Au Club St. Germain Vol. 1
* RCA (F) 430.044   Art Blakey Et Les Jazz-Messengers Au Club St. Germain Vol. 2
* RCA (F) 430.045   Art Blakey Et Les Jazz-Messengers Au Club St. Germain Vol. 3

Blue Mitchell Quintet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano #1-6; Cedar Walton, piano #7; Sam Jones, bass #1,3,4; Paul Chambers, bass #2,5-7; Art Blakey, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December, 1958

1.Blues On My MindRiverside RLP 12-293; Original Jazz Classics OJC-6009
2.It Could Happen To You-
3.BoomerangRiverside RLP 12-293; Milestone M-47055
4.Sweet-CakesRiverside RLP 12-293; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6009-2
5.Missing YouRiverside RLP 12-293, RCD-6021-2
6.When The Saints Go Marching InRiverside RLP 12-293; Original Jazz Classics OJC-6009
7.Studio BRiverside RLP 12-294, RLP 1134; Milestone M-47055; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-667-2

* Riverside RLP 12-293, RLP 1131   Blue Mitchell - Out Of The Blue   1959
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-667-2   -   1991
* Original Jazz Classics OJC-6009, OJCCD-6009-2   Blue Mitchell - Blues On My Mind: The Riverside Collection   1988
* Milestone M-47055   Blue Mitchell - A Blue Time   1980
* Riverside RLP 12-294   Various Artists - New Blue Horns   1959
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-256   -   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-256-2   -   1995
* Riverside RLP 1134   Various Artists - New Blue Horns   1959
* Riverside RCD-6021-2   Blue Mitchell Plays For Lovers

1959 (age 40)

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 8, 1959

tk.5JimerickBlue Note rejected
tk.10Quick Trick-
tk.14Hipsippy Blues-
tk.15M And M-
tk.19Close Your Eyes-
tk.21Just Foolin'-

Art Blakey Duo

Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 29, 1959

tk.1I've Got My Love To Keep Me WarmBlue Note 7243 5 21455 2 2, CDP 0777 7 99095 2 0
tk.2What Is This Thing Called LoveBlue Note 7243 5 21455 2 2

* Blue Note 7243 5 21455 2 2   Art Blakey - Drums Around The Corner   1999
* Blue Note CDP 0777 7 99095 2 0   Various Artists - Blue Berlin: Blue Note Plays The Music Of Irving Berlin   1992

Sonny Clark Quintet

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 29, 1959

tk.4Blues BlueBlue Note (J) GXF-3056
tk.7Royal Flush-
tk.9Junka-
tk.11Minor Meeting-
tk.12My Conception-
tk.16Some Clark Bars-

* Blue Note (J) GXF-3056   Sonny Clark - My Conception   1979
= Blue Note (J) GXK-8158   -   1980

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Pee Wee Marquette, announcer.

Birdland, NYC, April 15, 1959

Pee Wee Marquette's introBlue Note BLP 4015
Just Coolin'-
The Theme (short version)-
Close Your EyesBlue Note 45-1787, BLP 4015
M And MBlue Note BLP 4016
Hipsippy BluesBlue Note 45-1786, BLP 4015
Chicken An' DumplinsBlue Note 45-1788, BLP 4016
Hi-Fly-
Art's RevelationBlue Note BLP 4016
Justice (aka Evidence)Blue Note BLP 4015
The Theme (long version)Blue Note BLP 4016

* Blue Note BLP 4015   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - At The Jazz Corner Of The World Vol. 1   1959
= Blue Note BST 84015   -   1960
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 28888 2 6   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - At The Jazz Corner Of The World   1994
* Blue Note BLP 4016   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - At The Jazz Corner Of The World Vol. 2   1960
= Blue Note BST 84016   -   1961
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 28888 2 6   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - At The Jazz Corner Of The World   1994
* Blue Note 45-1787   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Close Your Eyes Parts 1 & 2   1959
* Blue Note 45-1786   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Hipsippy Blues Parts 1 & 2   1959
* Blue Note 45-1788   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Chicken An' Dumplins / Hi-Fly   1960

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, RI, July 4, 1959

M&MSolar Records (Sp) 4569962
Close Your Eyes-
Moanin' #2-
A Night In Tunisia #2-

* Solar Records (Sp) 4569962   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Holland 1958-Newport 1959   2015

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers With Barney Wilen

Lee Morgan, trumpet #1,4-9; Barney Wilen, tenor, soprano sax #1,3-9; Bobby Timmons, piano #1,2,4-10; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Tommy Lopez, Willie Rodriguez, congas #2-10; Johnny Rodriguez, bongos #2-10; Duke Jordan, composer #1,2,4-10, piano, composer #3.

Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, July 28 and 29, 1959

1.No Problem (1st version)Fontana (F) 680 203 ML
2.No Hay Problema-
3.Prelude In Blue (A "L' Esquinade")-
4.Valmontana (1st version)-
5.Miguel's Party-
6.Prelude In Blue (Chez Miguel)-
7.No Problem (2nd version)-
8.Weehawken Mad Pad-
9.Valmontana (2nd version)-
10.No Hay Problema (2nd version)Fontana (J) 28JD-10169

* Fontana (F) 680 203 ML, (J) 28JD-10169   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers Avec Barney Wilen - Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960 (Soundtrack)

Kenny Burrell Quartet

Roland Hanna, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Ben Tucker, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Five Spot Cafe, NYC, 1st set, August 25, 1959

tk.1Tricotismrejected
tk.2The Next Time You See Me, Things Won't Be The Sameunissued
tk.3If You Could See Me NowBlue Note (J) GXF-3070, CDP 7 46538 2
tk.4Hallelujahrejected
tk.5Beef Stew Blues-
tk.6The Take Off / 36-23-36-

* Blue Note (J) GXF-3070, (J) GXK-8155   Kenny Burrell - Swingin'   1980
* Blue Note CDP 7 46538 2   Kenny Burrell With Art Blakey - On View At The Five Spot Cafe   1987

Kenny Burrell Quintet

Tina Brooks, tenor sax #2-5; Bobby Timmons, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Ben Tucker, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Five Spot Cafe, NYC, 2nd set, August 25, 1959

1. tk.7Love Walked Inrejected
2. tk.8Swingin'Blue Note (J) GXF-3070, CDP 7 46538 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
3. tk.9Lover Manrejected
4. tk.10Birks' WorksBlue Note BLP 4021
5. tk.11Lady Be Good-
6. tk.12The Next Time You See Me, Things Won't Be The Samerejected

* Blue Note (J) GXF-3070, (J) GXK-8155   Kenny Burrell - Swingin'   1980
* Blue Note BLP 4021   Kenny Burrell With Art Blakey - On View At The Five Spot Cafe   1960
= Blue Note BST 84021   -
= Blue Note CDP 7 46538 2   -   1987
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - Rare Tracks: The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series   1994

Kenny Burrell Quartet

Roland Hanna, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Ben Tucker, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Five Spot Cafe, NYC, 3rd set, August 25, 1959

tk.13If You Could See Me Nowrejected
tk.14Beef Stew BluesBlue Note (J) GXF-3070, CDP 7 46538 2
tk.15HallelujahBlue Note BLP 4021
tk.16The Take Offunissued

* Blue Note (J) GXF-3070, (J) GXK-8155   Kenny Burrell - Swingin'   1980
* Blue Note BLP 4021   Kenny Burrell With Art Blakey - On View At The Five Spot Cafe   1960
= Blue Note BST 84021   -
= Blue Note CDP 7 46538 2   -   1987

Kenny Burrell Quartet

Roland Hanna, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Ben Tucker, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Five Spot Cafe, NYC, 4th set, August 25, 1959

tk.17Our Delightunissued
tk.18The Next Time You See Me, Things Won't Be The Same-
tk.1936-23-36Blue Note BLP 4021

* Blue Note BLP 4021   Kenny Burrell With Art Blakey - On View At The Five Spot Cafe   1960
= Blue Note BST 84021   -
= Blue Note CDP 7 46538 2   -   1987

Kenny Burrell Quintet

Tina Brooks, tenor sax #2,4-6; Bobby Timmons, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Ben Tucker, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Five Spot Cafe, NYC, 5th set, August 25, 1959

1. tk.20Love Walked Inrejected
2. tk.21Swingin'-
3. tk.22Lover ManBlue Note BLP 4021
4. tk.23Birks' Worksrejected
5. tk.24Lady Be Good-
6. tk.2536-23-36 / Theme-

* Blue Note BLP 4021   Kenny Burrell With Art Blakey - On View At The Five Spot Cafe   1960
= Blue Note BST 84021   -
= Blue Note CDP 7 46538 2   -   1987

Benny Golson Quintet

Curtis Fuller, trombone; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 28, 1959

1833My Blues HouseNew Jazz NJLP 8220
1834I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
1835The Stroller-
1836YesterdaysNew Jazz 45-503, NJLP 8220
1837Drumboogie-

* New Jazz NJLP 8220   Benny Golson - Groovin' With Golson   1959
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-226   -   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-226-2   -   1992
* New Jazz 45-503   Benny Golson - Yesterdays / Drumboogie   1959

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

KB-Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 5, 1959

Blues MarchRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 516
The Midget-
Nellie Blye-
A Night In Tunisia-

* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 516   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Copenhagen 1959   1991

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Dizzy Reece, congas #5,6.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 10, 1959

1. tk.3The MidgetBlue Note LT-1088
2. tk.4Lester Left Town-
3. tk.8Celine-
4. tk.10Splendid-
5. tk.12Haina-
6. tk.14Africaine-
7.It's Only A Paper Moonrejected

* Blue Note LT-1088   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Africaine   1981

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Walter Davis, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Theatre Des Champs-Elysees, Paris, France, November 15, 1959

Close Your EyesRCA (F) 430.054; Mosaic MDVD-2003; Jazz Hour (Eu) JHR 73952
Goldie-
Ray's IdeaRCA (F) 430.054
Lester Left Town-
Blues MarchMoon (It) MCD 071-2; Mosaic MDVD-2003; Jazz Hour (Eu) JHR 73952
Are You Real-
A Night In Tunisia-
IntroductionJazz Band (E) EBCD 2128-2
No ProblemJazz Band (E) EBCD 2128-2; Mosaic MDVD-2003; Jazz Hour (Eu) JHR 73952

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Drum ChorusJazz Hour (Eu) JHR 73952
Bouncing With BudMosaic MDVD-2003; Jazz Hour (Eu) JHR 73952
Along Came Betty-
No Problem
Blues March

same session.

Are You Real?
Goldie
Close Your Eyes
A Night In Tunisia

* RCA (F) 430.054   Art Blakey Et Les Jazz Messengers Au Theatre Des Champs-Elysees   1960
* Jazz Hour (Eu) JHR 73952   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Live In Paris 1959   2015
* Moon (It) MCD 071-2   Art Blakey - Are You Real   1995
* Jazz Band (E) EBCD 2128-2   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Live In The '50s   1996
* Mosaic MDVD-2003   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Live In France 1959   2011

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, November 23, 1959

Close Your EyesDragon (Swd) DRCD 182
Like Someone In Love-
Lester Left Town-
The Midget-
A Night In Tunisia-
The Theme-

* Dragon (Swd) DRCD 182   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Live In Stockholm 1959

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Titania-Palast, Berlin, West Germany, November 29, 1959

Blues MarchJazz Up (It) JU-321
Moanin'-
A Night In Tunisia-
Along Came Betty-
Lester Left Town-

* Jazz Up (It) JU-321   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Live In Berlin 1959/1962   1989

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers With Guests

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Barney Wilen, alto sax; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bud Powell, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Theatre Des Champs-Elysees, Paris, France, December 18, 1959

Dance Of The InfidelsFontana (F) 680 207 TL
Bouncing With Bud-

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

The Midget-
A Night In Tunisia-

* Fontana (F) 680 207 TL   Art Blakey, Bud Powell, Barney Wilen, Wayne Shorter, Lee Morgan - Paris Jam Session
= Epic LA 16017, BA 17017   Art Blakey In Paris Featuring Bud Powell And Lee Morgan

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

1959 or 1960

This Hereprivate tape
Blues March-
'Round Midnight-

1960

Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Clifford Jordan, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Bell Sound Studios, Studio B, NYC, February 3, 1960

tk.4Running Brook (1st version)Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1002, NVJ2-910; Mosaic MD6-202
tk.6Terrible "T" (1st version)Vee-Jay (J) RJL-2640, (J) FHCY-1002, (J) FHCY-1011/12, NVJ2-910; Mosaic MD6-202

* Vee-Jay (J) RJL-2640   Various Artists - Alternate Sessions At The Early '60s
* Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1002   Alternate Takes Of Here's Lee Morgan
* Vee-Jay NVJ2-910   Here's Lee Morgan   1993
* Mosaic MD6-202   The Complete Vee Jay Lee Morgan - Wayne Shorter Sessions   2000
* Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1011/12   Here's Lee Morgan

Hank Mobley Quartet

Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 7, 1960

tk.3RememberBlue Note 45-1797, BLP 4031
tk.4Split Feelin'sBlue Note BLP 4031
tk.12Dig DisBlue Note 45-1797, BLP 4031
tk.18This I Dig Of YouBlue Note BLP 4031
tk.20Soul Station-
tk.25If I Should Lose You-

* Blue Note BLP 4031   Hank Mobley - Soul Station   1960
= Blue Note BST 84031   -
= Blue Note CDP 7 46528 2   -   1987
= Blue Note ST-46528   -   1997
* Blue Note 45-1797   Hank Mobley - Remember / Dig Dis   1960

Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Clifford Jordan, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Bell Sound Studios, Studio B, NYC, February 8, 1960

tk.1Mogie (alternate take 1)Tradiition 2079; Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1002, (J) FHCY-1011/12; Mosaic MD6-202
tk.2Mogie (alternate take 2)GNP Crescendo GNPS 2-2074; Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1002, (J) FHCY-1011/12, NVJ2-910; Mosaic MD6-202
60-1506 tk.3MogieVee-Jay VJLP 3007
tk.7Off Spring (alternate take)Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1002, (J) FHCY-1011/12; Mosaic MD6-202
60-1505 tk.14Off SpringVee-Jay VJLP 3007
tk.3Bess (alternate take)Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1002, (J) FHCY-1011/12, NVJ2-910; Mosaic MD6-202
60-1504 tk.6BessVee-Jay VJLP 3007; Tradiition 2079
tk.9Running Brook (alternate take)Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1002, (J) FHCY-1011/12; Mosaic MD6-202
60-1509 tk.11Running BrookVee-Jay VJLP 3007; GNP Crescendo GNPS 2-2074
tk.7Terrible "T" (alternate take)GNP Crescendo GNPS 2-2074; Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1002, (J) FHCY-1011/12; Mosaic MD6-202
60-1508 tk.8Terrible "T"Vee-Jay VJLP 3007; Tradiition 2079
tk.1I'm A Fool To Want You (alternate take 1)GNP Crescendo GNPS 2-2074; Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1002, (J) FHCY-1011/12, NVJ2-910; Mosaic MD6-202
60-1507 tk.7I'm A Fool To Want YouVee-Jay VJLP 3007
tk.8I'm A Fool To Want You (alternate take 2)Vee-Jay (J) RJL-2640, (J) FHCY-1002, (J) FHCY-1011/12; Mosaic MD6-202

* Tradiition 2079   Lee Morgan - Genius
* GNP Crescendo GNPS 2-2074   Lee Morgan   1973
= GNP Crescendo GNPD 2074   -
* Vee-Jay VJLP 3007, VJSR 3007   Here's Lee Morgan   1960
= Affinity (E) AFF 143   -   1985
= Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1011/12   -
= Vee-Jay NVJ2-910   -   1993
= Mosaic MD6-202   The Complete Vee Jay Lee Morgan - Wayne Shorter Sessions   2000
* Vee-Jay (J) RJL-2640   Various Artists - Alternate Sessions At The Early '60s
* Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1002   Alternate Takes Of Here's Lee Morgan

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 6, 1960

tk.1It's Only A Paper Moon (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 46400 2; Mosaic MR10-141; Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.3It's Only A Paper MoonBlue Note 45-1789, BLP 4029, (F) BST 84383
tk.7Dat DereBlue Note 45-1790, BLP 4029, (F) BST 84383
tk.10The Chess PlayersBlue Note 45-1775, BLP 4029
tk.13Lester's Left TownBlue Note 45-1789, BLP 4029
tk.17Sakeena's VisionBlue Note BLP 4029
tk.22Politely-

* Blue Note BLP 4029, BST 84029   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - The Big Beat   1960
= Blue Note CDP 7 46400 2   -   1987
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers   1992
* Blue Note (F) BST 84383   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Greatest Hits   1980s?
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - Rare Tracks: The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series   1994
* Blue Note 45-1789   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - It's Only A Paper Moon / Lester's Left Town   1960
* Blue Note 45-1790   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Dat Dere Parts 1 & 2   1960
* Blue Note 45-1775   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - The Chess Players Parts 1 & 2   1960

Dizzy Reece Quintet

Dizzy Reece, trumpet, congas; Stanley Turrentine, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 3, 1960

tk.2The Case Of The Frightened LoverBlue Note 7243 5 22019 2 1
tk.11The Story Of Love-
tk.18Ye Olde Blues-
tk.22Tenderly-
tk.25/28Achmet-

* Blue Note 7243 5 22019 2 1   Dizzy Reece - Comin' On!   1999

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers With Buddy Rich

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Buddy Rich, drums #3.

broadcast, Birdland, NYC, April 16, 1960

1.This Here (mistitled as Dis Yeah)Alto AL 720; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1020
2.Dat Dere (mistitled as Dat There)-
3.Evidence (mistitled as Justice)Alto AL 721; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1020

* Alto AL 720   The Art Blakey Jazz Messengers - Drums-Ablaze   1970s
* Alto AL 721   The 'Electric-Sticks' Of Buddy Rich   1970s
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1020   Lee Morgan - Unforgettable Lee!

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers With Buddy Rich

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Buddy Rich, drums #3.

broadcast, Birdland, NYC, April 23, 1960

1.Nelly Bly (mistitled as April Jamming)Alto AL 720; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1020
2.Along Came Betty-
3.A Night In TunisiaAlto AL 721; Yadeon 500; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1020

* Alto AL 720   The Art Blakey Jazz Messengers - Drums-Ablaze   1970s
* Alto AL 721   The 'Electric-Sticks' Of Buddy Rich   1970s
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1020   Lee Morgan - Unforgettable Lee!
* Yadeon 500   Dizzy Gillespie 6, Buddy Rich And Art Blakey, Dinah Washington - A Night In Birdland Live Vol. 1   1980s

Gretsch Drum Night At Birdland

Charles Greenlee, trombone; Sylvester "Red" Kyner, alto sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Art Blakey, Philly Joe Jones, drums.

The Jazz Corner Of The World, Birdland, NYC, April 25, 1960

Wee DotRoulette R-52049
Fours-
"Philly" Joe Jones' Solo-
Art Blakey's Solo / Finale-
Now's The Time-
"Philly" Joe Jones' Solo-
Art Blakey's Solo-

Charles Greenlee, trombone; Sylvester "Red" Kyner, alto sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Art Blakey, Elvin Jones, Charlie Persip, drums.

El Sino-
Fours-
Drum Ensemble / Elvin Jones' Solo-
Drum Ensemble / Charlie Persip's Solo-
Drum Ensemble / Finale-

same session.

A Night In Tunisia: Drum EnsembleRoulette R-52067
A Night In Tunisia: Elvin Jones' Solo-
A Night In Tunisia: Drum Ensemble-
A Night In Tunisia: Charlie Persip's Solo-
A Night In Tunisia: Elvin Jones' Solo-
A Night In Tunisia: Drum Ensemble-

* Roulette R-52049, SR-52049   Art Blakey, Charlie Persip, Elvin Jones, "Philly" Joe Jones - Gretsch Drum Night At Birdland   1960
* Roulette R-52067, SR-52067   Art Blakey, Charlie Persip, Elvin Jones, "Philly" Joe Jones - Gretsch Drum Night At Birdland Vol. 2   1961

Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 28, 1960

tk.6Nakaniti SuiteBlue Note BLP 4034
tk.13These Are Soulful Days-
tk.17The Lion And The Wolff-
tk.18Midtown Blues-

* Blue Note BLP 4034   Lee Morgan - Leeway   1961
= Blue Note BST 84034   -
= Blue Note B1-32089, CDP 7243 8 32089 2 0   -   1995

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Birdland, NYC, May 28, 1960

The Chess PlayersSession Disc 116; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1020
This Here (mistitled as Dis Yeah)-

* Session Disc 116   Hooray For Art Blakey Vol. 1   1970s
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1020   Lee Morgan - Unforgettable Lee!

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Birdland, NYC, June 4, 1960

The Midget (mistitled as The Midgets)Session Disc 116; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1020
Lester Left TownFresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1029

* Session Disc 116   Hooray For Art Blakey Vol. 1   1970s
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1020   Lee Morgan - Unforgettable Lee!
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1029   Lee Morgan - More Birdland Sessions

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 7, 1960

tk.3When Your Lover Has GoneMosaic MR10-141; Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.7Noise In The AtticBlue Note BLP 4245
tk.9Sleeping Dancer Sleep On (alternate take)Mosaic MR10-141
tk.10Sleeping Dancer Sleep OnBlue Note BLP 4245
tk.11Sincerely DianaBlue Note BLP 4049
tk.15Sincerely Diana (alternate take)Mosaic MR10-141
Kozo's WaltzBlue Note rejected
tk.27YamaBlue Note 45-1795, BLP 4049

* Blue Note BLP 4245, BST 84245   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Like Someone In Love   1967
= Blue Note CDP 7 84245 2   -   1988
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers   1992
* Blue Note BLP 4049, BST 84049   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - A Night In Tunisia   1961
= Blue Note CDP 7 46532 2   -   1987
= Blue Note CDP 7 84049 2   -   1989
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers   1992
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - Rare Tracks: The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series   1994
* Blue Note 45-1795   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - So Tired / Yama   1961

Bobby Timmons Quartet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet #1-6; Bobby Timmons, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 12 and 17, 1960

1.Soul TimeRiverside RLP 334; Milestone M-47031; Prestige PRCD-11016-2
2.So TiredRiverside R-45451, R-33451, RLP 334; Prestige PRCD-11016-2
3.The Touch Of Your LipsRiverside R-45451, R-33451, RLP 334
4.S'posin'Riverside RLP 334
5.Stella B.Riverside RLP 334; Prestige PRCD-11016-2
6.You Don't Know What Love IsRiverside RLP 334; Milestone M-47031
7.One Mo'Riverside RLP 334

* Riverside RLP 334, RLP 9334   Bobby Timmons - Soul Time   1960
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-820-2   -   1994
* Milestone M-47031   Bobby Timmons - Moanin'   1975
* Prestige PRCD-11016-2   Bobby Timmons - Moanin' Blues   1998
* Riverside R-33451   Bobby Timmons - Soul Time   1960
* Riverside R-45451   Bobby Timmons - So Tired / The Touch Of Your Lips   1960

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 14, 1960

Yamarejected
tk.31Kozo's WaltzBlue Note BLP 4049
tk.34GiantisBlue Note BLP 4245
tk.42Johnny's Blues-
tk.46So TiredBlue Note 45-1795, BLP 4049
tk.48Like Someone In LoveBlue Note BLP 4245
tk.54A Night In TunisiaBlue Note 45-1796, BLP 4049, (F) BST 84383

* Blue Note BLP 4049, BST 84049   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - A Night In Tunisia   1961
= Blue Note CDP 7 46532 2   -   1987
= Blue Note CDP 7 84049 2   -   1989
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers   1992
* Blue Note BLP 4245, BST 84245   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Like Someone In Love   1967
= Blue Note CDP 7 84245 2   -   1988
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers   1992
* Blue Note (F) BST 84383   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Greatest Hits   1980s?
* Blue Note 45-1795   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - So Tired / Yama   1961
* Blue Note 45-1796   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - A Night In Tunisia Parts 1 & 2   1961

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Birdland, NYC, September 11, 1960

Kozo's WaltzFresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1029
Sakeena's Vision-

* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1029   Lee Morgan - More Birdland Sessions

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Birdland, NYC, 1st set, September 14, 1960

tk.1The Breeze And IBlue Note rejected
tk.2(These Are) The Things I Love-

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Birdland, NYC, 2nd set, September 14, 1960

tk.3The SummitBlue Note BLP 4055
tk.4High Modes-
tk.5The Theme-

* Blue Note BLP 4055, BST 84055   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Meet You At The Jazz Corner Of The World Volume 2   1962
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers   1992

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Birdland, NYC, 3rd set, September 14, 1960

tk.6The Openerrejected
tk.7What KnowBlue Note 45-1821, BLP 4054
tk.8The ThemeBlue Note BLP 4054

* Blue Note BLP 4054, BST 84054   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Meet You At The Jazz Corner Of The World Volume 1   1961
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers   1992
* Blue Note 45-1821   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - What Know Parts 1 & 2   1961

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Birdland, NYC, 4th set, September 14, 1960

tk.9The Breeze And IBlue Note BLP 4054
tk.10The Opener-
tk.11(These Are) The Things I LoveBlue Note BLP 4055
tk.12'Round MidnightBlue Note BLP 4054
tk.13Night Watch (aka Eaast Of Brooklyn)rejected

* Blue Note BLP 4054, BST 84054   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Meet You At The Jazz Corner Of The World Volume 1   1961
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers   1992
* Blue Note BLP 4055, BST 84055   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Meet You At The Jazz Corner Of The World Volume 2   1962
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers   1992

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Birdland, NYC, 5th set, September 14, 1960

tk.14The Openerrejected
tk.15Night Watch (aka Eaast Of Brooklyn)Blue Note BLP 4055
tk.16The Breeze And Irejected
tk.17(These Are) The Things I Love-

* Blue Note BLP 4055, BST 84055   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Meet You At The Jazz Corner Of The World Volume 2   1962
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers   1992

Wayne Shorter Quartet

Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, October 11, 1960

tk.2The Ruby And The Pearl (alternate take)Mosaic MD6-202
60-1632 tk.3The Ruby And The PearlVee-Jay VJS 3057
60-1633 tk.6Pay As You Go-
60-1634 tk.3Second Genesis-
tk.3Mr. Chairman (alternate take)Mosaic MD6-202
60-1635 tk.4Mr. ChairmanVee-Jay VJS 3057
tk.1Tenderfoot (alternate take)Mosaic MD6-202
60-1636 tk.3TenderfootVee-Jay VJS 3057
tk.1The Albatross (alternate take)Mosaic MD6-202
60-1637 tk.2The AlbatrossVee-Jay VJS 3057
tk.1Getting To Know You (alternate take)Mosaic MD6-202
60-1638 tk.4Getting To Know YouVee-Jay VJS 3057
60-1639 tk.2I Didn't Know What Time It Was-

* Vee-Jay VJS 3057   Wayne Shorter - Second Genesis   1974
= Vee-Jay (J) 22YB-2012   -   1987
= Affinity (E) AFF 114   -   1984
= Mosaic MD6-202   The Complete Vee Jay Lee Morgan - Wayne Shorter Sessions   2000

Lee Morgan Quintet

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Clifford Jordan, tenor sax #1-8,10,11; Eddie Higgins, piano; Art Davis, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, October 14, 1960

1. tk.3Expoobident (alternate take)Vee-Jay NVJ2-901; Mosaic MD6-202
2. 60-1663 tk.5ExpoobidentVee-Jay VJLP 3015; Tradiition 2079; GNP Crescendo GNPS 2-2074
3. tk.3Fire (alternate take)Vee-Jay NVJ2-901; Mosaic MD6-202
4. 60-1664 tk.4FireVee-Jay VJLP 3015; Tradiition 2079; GNP Crescendo GNPS 2-2074
5. tk.2Just In Time (alternate take)Vee-Jay NVJ2-901; Mosaic MD6-202
6. 60-1665 tk.5Just In TimeVee-Jay VJLP 3015; GNP Crescendo GNPS 2-2074
7. tk.1Triple Track (alternate take)Vee-Jay NVJ2-901; Mosaic MD6-202
8. 60-1666 tk.3Triple TrackVee-Jay VJLP 3015; GNP Crescendo GNPS 2-2074
9. 60-1667Easy Living-
10. 60-1668The Hearing-
11. 60-1669Lost And Found-

* Vee-Jay VJLP 3015, VJSR 3015   Lee Morgan - Expoobident   1961
= Affinity (E) AFF 134   -   1985
= Vee-Jay NVJ2-901   -   1992
= Trip Jazz TLX-5003   Two Sides Of Lee Morgan   1975
= Mosaic MD6-202   The Complete Vee Jay Lee Morgan - Wayne Shorter Sessions   2000
* Tradiition 2079   Lee Morgan - Genius
* GNP Crescendo GNPS 2-2074   Lee Morgan   1973
= GNP Crescendo GNPD 2074   -

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Birdland, NYC, October 28, 1960

Noise In The AtticFresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1029
So Tired-

* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1029   Lee Morgan - More Birdland Sessions

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Birdland, NYC, November 5, 1960

It's Only A Paper MoonFresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1029
This Here-

* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1029   Lee Morgan - More Birdland Sessions

Hank Mobley Quintet

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 13, 1960

tk.7Take Your PickBlue Note BLP 4058
tk.18The Breakdown-
tk.20My Groove, Your Move-
tk.29A Baptist Beat-
tk.31A Baptist Beat (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 46823 2
tk.34Roll CallBlue Note BLP 4058
tk.35The More I See You-

* Blue Note BLP 4058, BST 84058   Hank Mobley - Roll Call   1961
= Blue Note CDP 7 46823 2   -   1987

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, December 6, 1960

Blues MarchDragon (Swd) DRLP 137
Lester Left Town-
The Theme-
The Summit-
Along Came Betty-
A Night In Tunisia-
The Theme-

* Dragon (Swd) DRLP 137   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Live In Stockholm 1960

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Theatre De Beaulieu, Lausanne, Switzerland, December 8, 1960

Now's The TimeTCB (Swi) TCB 02022
Announcement By Art Blakey-
Lester Left Town-
Noise In The Attic-
Dat Dere-
Kozo's Waltz-

same session.

AnnouncementTCB (Swi) TCB 02062
It's Only A Papermoon-
'Round About Midnight-
The Summit-
A Night In Tunisia-
This Here-

* TCB (Swi) TCB 02022   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Lausanne 1960, Part I: Swiss Radio Days Jazz Series Volume 2   1995
* TCB (Swi) TCB 02062   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Lausanne 1960, 2nd Set: Swiss Radio Days Jazz Series Volume 6   1996

1961

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Sankei Hall, Tokyo, Japan, January 2, 1961

The SummitBaybridge (J) 30CP-23/24
The Breeze And I-
Blues March-
Moanin'-
It's Only A Paper Moon-
Nelly Bly-
Dat Dere-
'Round Midnight-
A Night In Tunisia-
The Theme-

* Baybridge (J) 30CP-23/24   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - A Day With Art Blakey 1961

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Nobuo Hara Sharps And Flats, #5,6.

TBS TV Studios, Tokyo, Japan, January 11, 1961

1.A Night In TunisiaSomethin' Else (J) RJ28-5503
2.The Summit-
3.Dat Dere-
4.Yama-
5.Moanin'-
6.Blues March-

* Somethin' Else (J) RJ28-5503, CJ32-5503   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Tokyo 1961   1988

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 12, 1961

Look At The Birdierejected
tk.8UnitedBlue Note (J) GXF-3060; Mosaic MR10-141
tk.15Ping Pong-
Mastermindrejected
Petty Larceny-
tk.27Blue ChingBlue Note (J) GXF-3060; Mosaic MR10-141
tk.28Pisces-

* Blue Note (J) GXF-3060   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Pisces   1979
= Blue Note (J) GXK-8151   -   1980
* Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers   1992

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano #1-5; Walter Davis Jr., piano #6,7; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 18, 1961

1. tk.2Look At The BirdieBlue Note BST 84347
2. tk.4Mastermind-
3. tk.10Ping Pong-
4. tk.12Petty LarcenyBlue Note BLP 4156
5.Roots And Herbsrejected
6. tk.18-Blue Note BST 84347
7. tk.26United-

* Blue Note BST 84347   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Roots & Herbs   1970
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers   1992
* Blue Note BLP 4156, BST 84156   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - The Freedom Rider   1964
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 21287 2 4   -   1998
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers   1992

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 14, 1961

tk.6The Witch Doctor (alternate take)Mosaic MR10-141
tk.14Those Who Sit And WaitBlue Note BST 84258
tk.21A Little Busy-
tk.23Joelle-
tk.28Afrique-
tk.29Lost And Found-
tk.30The Witch Doctor-

* Blue Note BST 84258   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - The Witch Doctor   1967
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers   1992

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England, May 6, 1961

Are You Realprivate tape
Like Someone In Love-
Kozo's Waltz-
Blues March-
It's Only A Paper Moon-
A Night In Tunisia-
The Summit-

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

L'Olympia, Paris, France, May 13, 1961

The SummitTrema (F) 710373/710374
Yama-
Close Your Eyes-
Dat Dere-
Round About Midnight-
So Tired-
My Funny Valentine-

same session.

It's Only A Papermoon-
Noise In The Attic-
Moanin'-
I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
Blues March-
Night In Tunisia-

* Trema (F) 710373/710374   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers Featuring Wayne Shorter - Olympia-May 13, 1961   1992
= Trema (F) 710373/374   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers Featuring Wayne Shorter En Concert Avec Europe 1 - Olympia 13 Mai-1961   1993

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet #1,2,4-7; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax #1,2,4-7; Bobby Timmons, piano #1,2,4-7; Jymie Merritt, bass #1,2,4-7; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 27, 1961

1. tk.2The Back Sliders (alternate take)Mosaic MR10-141
2. tk.4The Back SlidersBlue Note BST 84347
3. tk.6The Freedom RiderBlue Note BLP 4156
4. tk.7Tell It Like It Is-
5. tk.13El Toro-
6. tk.19Blue Lace-
7. tk.25UptightBlue Note (J) GXF-3060; Mosaic MR10-141

* Blue Note BST 84347   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Roots & Herbs   1970
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers   1992
* Blue Note BLP 4156, BST 84156   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - The Freedom Rider   1964
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 21287 2 4   -   1998
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers   1992
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3060   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Pisces   1979
= Blue Note (J) GXK-8151   -   1980

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Robert H. Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 13, 1961

10409CircusImpulse! A-7
10410I Hear A Rhapsody-

* Impulse! A-7, AS-7   Art Blakey And His Jazz Messengers (Alamode)   1961
= Impulse! IMPD-175   -   1996

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Robert H. Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 14, 1961

10414AlamodeImpulse! A-7, ASH-9272-3
10411InvitationImpulse! A-7
10412You Don't Know What Love Is-
10413Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You-

* Impulse! A-7, AS-7   Art Blakey And His Jazz Messengers (Alamode)   1961
= Impulse! IMPD-175   -   1996
* Impulse! ASH-9272-3   Various Artists - The Drums

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Village Gate, Greenwich Village, NY, August 17, 1961

ArabiaBlue Note BN-LA473-J2, CDP 7 84452 2
The Promised Land-
Down Underrejected
Children Of The Night-
Mosaic-

* Blue Note BN-LA473-J2   Art Blakey - Live Messengers   1978
* Blue Note CDP 7 84452 2   Art Blakey Jazz Messengers - 3 Blind Mice Volume 2   1990

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 2, 1961

tk.4Children Of The NightBlue Note BLP 4090
tk.6Mosaic-
tk.14Down Under-
tk.19Crisis-
tk.22Arabia-

* Blue Note BLP 4090, BST 84090   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Mosaic   1961
= Blue Note CDP 7 46523 2   -   1987
= Blue Note ST-46523   -   1998

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 28, 1961

tk.4Moon River (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 84104 2
tk.6Moon RiverBlue Note BLP 4104
tk.8ContemplationBlue Note 45-1850, BLP 4104
tk.15Backstage SallyBlue Note CDP 7 84104 2
Reincarnation Bluesrejected
Shaky Jake-
Bu's Delight-
Shaky Jake-
tk.36Reincarnation Blues (alternate version)Blue Note CDP 7 84104 2
tk.37Bu's Delight (alternate version)-

* Blue Note BLP 4104, BST 84104   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Buhaina's Delight   1963
= Blue Note CDP 7 84104 2   -   1992
* Blue Note 45-1850   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Backstage Sally / Contemplation   1963

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 18, 1961

tk.1Reincarnation BluesBlue Note BLP 4104
tk.7Backstage SallyBlue Note 45-1850, BLP 4104
tk.10Bu's DelightBlue Note BLP 4104
tk.12Shaky Jake-

* Blue Note BLP 4104, BST 84104   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Buhaina's Delight   1963
= Blue Note CDP 7 84104 2   -   1992
* Blue Note 45-1850   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Backstage Sally / Contemplation   1963

1962

Grant Green Quartet

Sonny Clark, piano; Grant Green, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 13, 1962

tk.4Airegin (alternate take)Mosaic MR5-133
tk.5AireginBlue Note LT-1032
tk.7NancyMosaic MR5-133
tk.8I Concentrate On YouBlue Note LT-1032
tk.12The Things We Did Last Summer-
tk.21The Song Is You-
tk.24It Ain't Necessarily So-

* Blue Note LT-1032   Grant Green - Nigeria   1980
= Mosaic MR5-133, MD4-133   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Grant Green With Sonny Clark   1990

Ike Quebec Sextet

Bennie Green, trombone #1-5; Ike Quebec, tenor sax; Stanley Turrentine, tenor sax #1-5; Sonny Clark, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 20, 1962

1. tk.4Congo LamentBlue Note LT-1089, BST 84103
2. tk.12Que's Pill-
3. tk.15See See Rider-
4. tk.22B.G.'s Groove TwoBlue Note LT-1089, CDP 7 46846 2
5. tk.27I.Q. Shuffle-
6. tk.29I've Got A Crush On YouBlue Note BST 84103
7. tk.33Easy Living-
8. tk.35Nancy With The Laughing Face-

* Blue Note LT-1089   Ike Quebec - Congo Lament   1981
* Blue Note BST 84103   Ike Quebec - Easy Living   not released
= Blue Note CDP 7 46846 2   -   1987

Art Blakey And The Afro-Drum Ensemble

Yusef Lateef, oboe, tenor sax, flute, cowbell, thumb piano; Ahmed Abdul-Malik, bass; Art Blakey, drums, tympani, gong, telegraph drums; Montego Joe, Bambara drums, double gong, corboro drums, log drums; James Ola Folami, congas; Chief Bey, congas, telegraph drums, double gong; Curtis Fuller, tympani; Robert Crowder, Bata drum, congas; Garvin Masseaux, chekere, African maracas, congas; Solomon Ilori, vocal, penny whistle, talking drum.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 24, 1962

tk.1Prayer By Solomon G. IloriBlue Note BLP 4097
tk.2/4Ife L'Ayo (There Is Happiness In Love)Blue Note 45-1849, BLP 4097
tk.10Ero Ti Nr'ojejeBlue Note BLP 4097
tk.16The Mystery Of Love-
tk.17Ayiko Ayiko (Welcome, Welcome My Darling)-
tk.25Obirin African (Woman Of Africa)Blue Note 45-1849, BLP 4097
tk.26Tobi IluBlue Note BLP 4097

* Blue Note BLP 4097, BST 84097   Art Blakey And The Afro-Drum Ensemble - The African Beat   1962
* Blue Note 45-1849   Art Blakey And The Afro-Drum Ensemble - Ife L'Ayo / Obirin African   1962

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Titania-Palast, Berlin, West Germany, February 4, 1962

'Round MidnightJazz Up (It) JU-321
Mosaic-

* Jazz Up (It) JU-321   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Live In Berlin 1959/1962   1989

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

The Renaissance, Hollywood, CA, March 18, 1962

tk.1Three Blind MiceUnited Artists UAJ 14002; Blue Note CDP 7 84451 2
tk.2The ThemeUnited Artists rejected
tk.3Up Jumped SpringUnited Artists UAJ 14002; Blue Note CDP 7 84451 2
tk.4ArabiaUnited Artists rejected
tk.5Brother, Can You Spare A Dime-
tk.6When Lights Are LowUnited Artists UAJ 14002; Blue Note CDP 7 84451 2
tk.7Blue Moon-
tk.8Up Jumped Spring (alternate take)Blue Note BN-LA473-J2, CDP 7 84451 2
tk.9That Old FeelingUnited Artists UAJ 14002; Blue Note CDP 7 84451 2
tk.10Plexus (mistitled as Plexis)-
tk.11It's Only A Paper MoonBlue Note BN-LA473-J2, CDP 7 84452 2
tk.12Mosaic-
tk.13Ping Pong-
tk.14Plexus / The ThemeUnited Artists rejected
tk.15Children Of The NightBlue Note CDP 7 84451 2
tk.16When Lights Are Low (alternate take)United Artists rejected

* United Artists UAJ 14002, UAJS 15002   Art Blakey Jazz Messengers - 3 Blind Mice   1962
= Solid State SS 18033   -   1968
= United Artists UAS-5633   Art Blakey The Jazz Messengers - Three Blind Mice   1972
* Blue Note BN-LA473-J2   Art Blakey - Live Messengers   1978
* Blue Note CDP 7 84451 2   Art Blakey Jazz Messengers - 3 Blind Mice Volume 1   1990
* Blue Note CDP 7 84452 2   Art Blakey Jazz Messengers - 3 Blind Mice Volume 2   1990

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Birdland, NYC, July 21, 1962

Blakey's DreamSession Disc 117
Moon River-
Blue Moon-
Three Blind Mice-
Mosaic-

* Session Disc 117   Hooray For Art Blakey Vol. 2   1970s

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, October 23 and 24, 1962

CaravanRiverside RM 438; Milestone M-47016
Sweet 'N' SourRiverside RM 438
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning-
This Is For Albert-
Skylark-
Thermo-
Sweet 'N' Sour (take 4)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-038-2; Riverside RCD-30187
Thermo (take 2)-

* Riverside RM 438, RS 9438   Art Blakey Jazz Messengers - Caravan   1962
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-038   -   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-038-2   -   1987
= Riverside RCD-30187   -   2007
* Milestone M-47016   Art Blakey, Max Roach, Elvin Jones, Philly Joe Jones - The Big Beat   1974

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, 1962

Children (Children Of The Night)Curcio (It) GJ-44

* Curcio (It) GJ-44   Art Blakey, Freddie Hubbard, Horace Silver, Max Roach - I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 44   1981
= Europa Jazz (It) EJ-1035   Art Blakey, Freddie Hubbard, Horace Silver, Max Roach - Europa Jazz   1981

1963

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Birdland, NYC, June 16, 1963

One By OneRiverside RM 464
Ugetsu-
Time Off-
Ping-Pong-
I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
On The Ginza-
EvaOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-090-2
The High Priest-
The ThemeMilestone M-47016; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-090-2

* Riverside RM 464, RS 9464   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers At Birdland - Ugetsu   1963
= Riverside R-3022, RS-3022   Art Blakey - Ugetsu   1968
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-090   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers At Birdland - Ugetsu   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-090-2   -   1989
= Milestone MSP-47008   Art Blakey - Thermo   1973
* Milestone M-47016   Art Blakey, Max Roach, Elvin Jones, Philly Joe Jones - The Big Beat   1974

Art Blakey Quartet

Sonny Stitt, tenor, alto sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Art Davis, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 16, 1963

11625Just Knock On My DoorImpulse! A-45
11626Sunday-
11627Cafe-
11628Blues Back-
11629The Song Is You-
11630Art's Sunday Bestunissued
11631SummertimeImpulse! A-45
11632/34not used

* Impulse! A-45, AS-45   Art Blakey Quartet - A Jazz Message   1964
= Impulse! 314 547 964-2   -   1999

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Julius Watkins, French horn; Bill Barber, tuba; James Spaulding, alto sax; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Charles Davis, baritone sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, 1963

Theme From "The Golden Boy"Colpix CP 478
Yes I Can, No You Can't-
Lorna's Tune-
This Is The Life-
There's A Party-
I Want To Be With You-

* Colpix CP 478, SCP 478   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Golden Boy   1963

1964

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Wellington Blakey, vocal #3,7.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 10, 1964

1. 1296 tk.3The CoreBlue Note BLP 4170
2. 1295 tk.5Hammer Head-
3. tk.6My Funny Valentinerejected
4. tk.10Eva-
5. 1298 tk.15PensativaBlue Note BLP 4170
6. 1297 tk.16Free For All-
7.Soul Girlrejected

* Blue Note BLP 4170, BST 84170   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Free For All   1965
= Blue Note CDP 7 84170 2   -   1987

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Wellington Blakey, vocal #3.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, February 20, 1964

1.The High PriestRiverside RM 493; Milestone M-47016
2.Never Never LandRiverside RM 493
3.Wellington's Blues-
4.Nihon Bash-
5.Kyoto-

* Riverside RM 493, RS 9493   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Kyoto   1967
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-145   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-145-2   -   1990
* Milestone M-47016   Art Blakey, Max Roach, Elvin Jones, Philly Joe Jones - The Big Beat   1974

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 15, 1964

tk.7It's A Long Way DownBlue Note (J) GXF-3060, CDP 7 46429 2
Mr. Jinrejected
When Love Is New-

* Blue Note (J) GXF-3060   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Pisces   1979
= Blue Note (J) GXK-8151   -   1980
* Blue Note CDP 7 46429 2   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Indestructible   1987

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 16, 1964

1337The EgyptianBlue Note rejected
Calling Miss Khadija-
1338When Love Is New-
Sortie-

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 24, 1964

tk.3When Love Is NewBlue Note BLP 4193
The Egyptianrejected
It's A Long Way Down-

* Blue Note BLP 4193, BST 84193   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Indestructible   1966
= Blue Note CDP 7 46429 2   -   1987

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 15, 1964

1350 tk.3SortieBlue Note BLP 4193
1351 tk.8It's A Long Way Downrejected
1352 tk.19Mr. JinBlue Note BLP 4193
1353 tk.27Calling Miss Khadija-
1354 tk.33The Egyptian-

* Blue Note BLP 4193, BST 84193   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Indestructible   1966
= Blue Note CDP 7 46429 2   -   1987

Lee Morgan Sextet

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Jackie McLean, alto sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 11, 1964

tk.7ExotiqueBlue Note LT-1058
tk.8Tom Cat-
tk.14Twice Around-
tk.29Rigormortis (aka Riggormortes)-
tk.35Twilight Mist-

* Blue Note LT-1058   Lee Morgan - Tom Cat   1980
= Blue Note CDP 7 84446 2   -   1990

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; John Gilmore, tenor sax; John Hicks, piano; Victor Sproles, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 14, 16 and 25, 1964

31704Waltz For RuthLimelight LM-82001
31705'S Make It-
31706Lament For Stacey-
31707FaithLimelight L-3052, LM-82001, LM-82002
31708Little HughieLimelight LM-82001
31709Olympia-
31710One For GamalLimelight L-3052, LM-82001

* Limelight LM-82001, LS-86001   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - 'S Make It   1965
* Limelight LM-82002, LS-86002   Various Artists - I/We Had A Ball   1965
* Limelight L-3052   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Faith / One For Gamal   1965

Buddy DeFranco Sextet

Freddy Hill, trumpet #1,3-6; Lee Morgan, trumpet #2,7; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet, bass clarinet; Victor Feldman, piano, vibes; Victor Sproles, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, December 1 and 3, 1964

1.Blues BagVee-Jay VJLP 2506
2.Rain Dance-
3.Straight, No Chaser-
4.Cousin Mary-
5.Blues Connotation-
6.Kush-
7.Twelve Tone Blues-

* Vee-Jay VJLP 2506, VJLPS 2506   Leonard Feather's Encyclopedia Of Jazz - Jazz Of The '60s Vol. 2: Blues Bag   1964
= Vee-Jay (J) 22YB-2026   -   1987
= Affinity (E) AFF 55   Art Blakey, Buddy DeFranco - Blues Bag   1980

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Nat Adderley, Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, Jimmy Nottingham, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, J.J. Johnson, Melba Liston, Kai Winding, trombone; Jerry Dodgion, Phil Woods, alto sax; Roland Kirk, Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; Benny Golson, tenor sax, arranger #2,3; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Bobby Scott, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Quincy Jones, conductor; Billy Byers, arranger #1.

NYC, December 20, 1964

1. 34247I Had A BallLimelight LM-82002; Mercury SRM-2-623; Mosaic MD5-237
2. 34248AlmostLimelight LM-82002; Mosaic MD5-237
3. 34249Addie's At It Again-

* Limelight LM-82002, LS-86002   Various Artists - I/We Had A Ball   1965
* Mercury SRM-2-623   Quincy Jones - Ndeda
* Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions   2007

1965

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan, trumpet; John Gilmore, tenor sax; John Hicks, piano; Victor Sproles, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Cine-Tele Sound Studio, London, England, March 7, 1965

On The Ginza (as On The Ginsa)Moon (It) MCD 071-2
Lament For Stacy-
The Egyptian (as The Egyptians)-
I Can't Get Started-
Buhaina Chant-

* Moon (It) MCD 071-2   Art Blakey - Are You Real   1995

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lucky Thompson, soprano sax; John Hicks, piano; Victor Sproles, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, April 21, 1965

31781Spot SessionLimelight LM-82018

* Limelight LM-82018, LS-86018   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Soulfinger   1965
= Universal (J) UCCM-9128   -   2002

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan, trumpet; Gary Bartz, alto sax; John Hicks, piano; Victor Sproles, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, May 12, 1965

36219Slowly But SurelyLimelight LM-82038
36220Buh's BossaLimelight LM-82018
36221Soulfinger-

* Limelight LM-82038, LS-86038   Art Blakey - Hold On, I'm Coming   1966
= Limelight (J) PHCE-6001   -   2000
* Limelight LM-82018, LS-86018   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Soulfinger   1965
= Universal (J) UCCM-9128   -   2002

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan, trumpet; Gary Bartz, alto sax; John Hicks, piano; Victor Sproles, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, May 13, 1965

36222Freedom MondayLimelight LM-82018
36223The Hub-
36224A Quiet Thing-

* Limelight LM-82018, LS-86018   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Soulfinger   1965
= Universal (J) UCCM-9128   -   2002

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Kenny Drew, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

broadcast, Berlin Jazz Festival, Berlin, West Germany, October 30, 1965

OleoUnique Jazz (It) UJ 29; Bandstand (It) BDLP 1502; Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88645
Sonny's Blues-
I Can't Get Startedunissued

* Unique Jazz (It) UJ 29   Sonny Rollins Quintet In Europe   late 1970s
* Bandstand (It) BDLP 1502   Sonny Rollins - European Concerts
* Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88645   Sonny Rollins-Don Cherry Quartet - Complete 1963 Stuttgart Concert   2009

1966

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Chuck Mangione, trumpet; Frank Mitchell, tenor sax; Keith Jarrett, piano; Reggie Johnson, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, CA, January 1 and 9, 1966

35931Buttercorn LadyLimelight LM-82034
35932Recuerdo-
35933The Theme-
35934Between Races-
35935My Romance-
35936Secret Love-

* Limelight LM-82034, LS-86034   Art Blakey & The New Jazz Messengers - Buttercorn Lady   1966
= Universal (J) UCCM-9130   -   2002

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Chuck Mangione, trumpet; Garnett Brown, trombone; Melba Liston, trombone, arranger #1-3; Tom McIntosh, trombone, arranger #4-10; Frank Mitchell, tenor sax; Malcolm Bass, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Reggie Johnson, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Johnny Rodriguez, congas.

NYC, May 27, 1966

1. 38108She Blew A Good ThingLimelight LM-82038, LS-305-C
2. 38109Day Dream-
3. 38110Mame-
4. 38111Got My Mojo Working-
5. 38112Secret Agent ManLimelight LM-82038
6. 38113Monday, Monday-
7. 38114I Can't Grow Peaches On A Cherry Tree-
8. 38115Walking My Cat Named DogLimelight LM-82038, LS-305-C
9. 38116Hold On, I'm Coming-
10. 38117SakeenaLimelight LM-82038

* Limelight LM-82038, LS-86038   Art Blakey - Hold On, I'm Coming   1966
= Limelight (J) PHCE-6001   -   2000
* Limelight LS-305-C   Art Blakey - Hold On, I'm Coming   1967

1968

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Julian Priester, trombone; Billy Harper, tenor sax; Ronnie Matthews, piano; Lawrence Evans, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Slugs' Saloon, NYC, August, 1968

New WorldTrip Jazz TLX-5034
Angel Eyes-
Slide No. 2-
The Theme-

* Trip Jazz TLX-5034   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Live!

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Julian Priester, trombone; Billy Harper, tenor sax; Ronnie Matthews, piano; Lawrence Evans, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

recorded in Europe, 1968

Slide's DelightSarpe (Sp) SJ-1020; Editoriale Pantheon (It) JCD 08
You Don't Know What Love Is-
Blues For Eros-
Moanin'Sarpe (Sp) SJ-1020
Blue Moon-
Theme Song-

* Sarpe (Sp) SJ-1020   Art Blakey - Top Jazz   1990
= Armando Curcio Editore (It) DEJ-33   Art Blakey 1968 - Dizionario Enciclopedico Del Jazz   1991
= LRC Ltd. CDC 9052   Art Blakey - Moanin'   1992
= LaserLight (US) 17 127   -   1997
= LRC Ltd. 29052   -   2003
* Editoriale Pantheon (It) JCD 08   Art Blakey And His Jazz Messengers/Sonny Murray Quartet - 1968 - The <<Jazz>> Collection

1969 (age 50)

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Carlos Garnett, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; Scott Holt, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

New Jersey, April 15, 1969

A Night In TunisiaMoon (It) MCD 032-2
Original Theme-

* Moon (It) MCD 032-2   Art Blakey Jazz Messengers - Mellow Blues   1991

Stars Of Bop

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding as Kay Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums; with Al Gafa as Alex Cafa, guitar.

live in Paris, France, 1969

Woody'n You
Groovin' High
Don't Blame Me
I Can't Get Started
Lover Man
Kush

1970

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Carlos Garnett, tenor sax; Joanne Brackeen, piano; Jan Arnet, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Victor Studio 1, Tokyo, Japan, February 19, 1970

Moanin'Victor (J) SMJX-10086
Blues March-
Whisper Not-
What The World Needs Now Is Peace And Love-
It's Only A Paper Moon-
Politely-
A Night In Tunisia-

* Victor (J) SMJX-10086   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Jazz Messengers '70   1972
= Catalyst CAT-7902   -   1976
= Victor (J) SMJ-6232   -   1978

1971

The Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Sala Grande Del Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi, Milan, Italy, October 20, 1971

I Mean YouGambit (Sp) 69301-2
'Round Midnight-
Tour De Force-
Tin Tin Deo-
Lover Man-
Woody'n You-
Don't Blame Me-
A Night In Tunisia-

* Gambit (Sp) 69301-2   Dizzy Gillespie And Thelonious Monk With The Giants Of Jazz - Unissued In Europe 1971

Giants Of Jazz / Bop Fathers

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Theatre National Populaire, Paris, France, October 22, 1971

I Mean YouJoker (J) ULS-141/142-KR; Lotus (It) ORL 8252
'Round Midnight-
Tour De Force-
Tin Tin Deo-

same session.

Lover ManJoker (J) ULS-141/142-KR; Moon (It) MLP 006-1; Jazz View (G) COD 027
Woody'n You-
Don't Blame Me-
A Night In TunisiaJoker (J) ULS-141/142-KR; Jazz View (G) COD 027

* Joker (J) ULS-141/142-KR   Bop Fathers - In Paris   1977
* Lotus (It) ORL 8252   Bop Fathers - In Paris   1978
= Lotus (It) LOP 14.072; Passport (It) LPPS 11.114   -   1980
= Jazz View (G) COD 026   The Bop Fathers Volume 1 - Historical Masters   1991
* Moon (It) MLP 006-1, MCD 006-2   Stars Of Bop - Tour De Force   1989
* Jazz View (G) COD 027   The Bop Fathers Volume 2 - Historical Masters   1991

The Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Congress Hall, Warsaw, Poland, October 29, 1971

Tour De ForceGambit (Sp) 69301-2
A Night In Tunisia-
Stardust-
'Round Midnight-

* Gambit (Sp) 69301-2   Dizzy Gillespie And Thelonious Monk With The Giants Of Jazz - Unissued In Europe 1971

The Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Palac Lucerna Velky Sal, Prague, Czechoslovakia, October 30, 1971

'Round MidnightImpro-Jazz (Eu) IJ512
Tour De Force-
Everything Happens To Me-
Woody'n You-
Lover Man-
Tin Tin Deo-
A Night In Tunisia-

* Impro-Jazz (Eu) IJ512   The Giants Of Jazz - Live In Prague 1971   2006

The Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

live in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, November 2, 1971

Blue 'N BoogieJazz Door (G) JD 1277
'Round Midnight-
Woody 'N You-
Lover Man-

* Jazz Door (G) JD 1277   The Giants Of Jazz And Dizzy Gillespie Quintet - Live   1994

Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Philharmonie, Berlin, West Germany, November 5, 1971

Introduction Of The BandEmArcy 834 567-2, (J) EJD-3018
Blue 'N BoogieEmArcy (J) 20PJ-10108
'Round Midnight-
Tour De Force-
Lover Man-
Tin Tin Deo-
Everything Happens To Me-
A Night In Tunisia-

* EmArcy (J) 20PJ-10108, 834 567-2   Giants Of Jazz - In Berlin '71   1988
= EmArcy (J) EJD-3018   -   1989

The Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Kongresshalle, Boblingen, West Germany, November 7, 1971

Blue 'N BoogieGambit (Sp) 69301-2
Tour De Force-
Woody 'N You-
'Round Midnight-

* Gambit (Sp) 69301-2   Dizzy Gillespie And Thelonious Monk With The Giants Of Jazz - Unissued In Europe 1971

Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 9, 1971

'Round MidnightStanding Oh! Vation (Eu) OH44649
Tour De Force-
Lover Man-
Tin Tin Deo-
Everything Happens To Me-
A Night In Tunisia-

* Standing Oh! Vation (Eu) OH44649   Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie - Giants Of Jazz - Copenhagen 1971

The Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Victoria Theatre, London, England, 1st concert, November 14, 1971

24072'Round Midnightunissued
24073Tour De Force-
24074Lover Man-
24075Tin Tin DeoAtlantic SD 2-905
24076Be Bop Tuneunissued
24077Woody 'N' YouAtlantic SD 2-905
24078I Can't Get Startedunissued
24079Blue Monk-
24080Night In TunisiaAtlantic SD 2-905

* Atlantic SD 2-905   The Giants Of Jazz   1972

The Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Victoria Theatre, London, England, 2nd concert, November 14, 1971

24081Blue 'N' BoogieAtlantic SD 2-905
24082'Round Midnight-
24083Tour De Force-
24084Lover Man (as Dizzy's Rap)-
24085Tin Tin Deounissued
24086Allen's Alley (Be Bop Tune)Atlantic SD 2-905
24087Woody 'N' Youunissued
24088Everything Happens To MeAtlantic SD 2-905
24089Blue Monk-
24090Night In Tunisiaunissued

* Atlantic SD 2-905   The Giants Of Jazz   1972

Thelonious Monk Solo/Trio

Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Chappell Studios, London, England, November 15, 1971

Evidence (take 2)Black Lion (E) BLP 30119, (G) BLCD 760116; Mosaic MR4-112
MisteriosoBlack Lion (E) BLP 30141, (G) BLCD 760116; Mosaic MR4-112
Crepuscule With Nellie (take 4)-
I Mean You-
Criss CrossBlack Lion (E) BLP 30119, (G) BLCD 760116; Mosaic MR4-112
Ruby, My DearBlack Lion (E) BLP 30141, (G) BLCD 760116; Mosaic MR4-112
Nutty (take 2)Black Lion (E) BLP 30119, (G) BLCD 760116; Mosaic MR4-112
Hackensack (take 2)-

same session.

Crepuscule With Nellie (take 3)Black Lion (G) BLCD 760142
Nutty (take 1)-
Introspection (take 2) (as take 3 on Black Lion)Black Lion (G) BLCD 760142; Mosaic MR4-112
Hackensack (take 1)-
Evidence (take 1)Black Lion (G) BLCD 760142

* Black Lion (E) BLP 30119, (US) BL-152   Thelonious Monk - Something In Blue
* Mosaic MR4-112   The Complete Black Lion And Vogue Recordings Of Thelonious Monk   1985
= Mosaic MD3-112   -   1989
* Black Lion (E) BLP 30141, (US) BL-197   Thelonious Monk - The Man I Love
* Black Lion (G) BLCD 760116   Thelonious Monk - The London Collection: Volume Two
* Black Lion (G) BLCD 760142   Thelonious Monk - The London Collection: Volume Three

1972

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Ramon Morris, flute; Buddy Terry, soprano sax; John Hicks, electric piano; Mickey Bass, Stan Clarke, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Emmanuel Rahim, congas; Nathaniel Bettis, Pablo Landrum, Sonny Morgan, percussion.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 23, 1972

Song For A Lonely WomanPrestige PRST-10047

* Prestige PRST-10047   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Child's Dance   1972

Newport In New York '72

Howard McGhee, Clark Terry, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, Sonny Stitt, tenor sax; Gary Burton, vibes; George Duke, piano; Jimmy Smith, organ; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Radio City Music Hall, NYC, July 6, 1972

25541Blue 'N' BoogieCobblestone CST 9026-2; Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40448

* Cobblestone CST 9026-2   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72 - The Jam Sessions Vols. 3 & 4
= Cobblestone CST 9032-6   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72
* Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40448   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72 - The Jam Sessions Vol. 4

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Ramon Morris, tenor sax; George Cable, piano, electric piano; Stan Clarke, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Ray Mantilla, congas.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 28, 1972

C.C.Prestige PRST-10047

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Manny Boyd, flute; Ramon Morris, tenor sax; George Cable, piano, electric piano; Stan Clarke, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Ray Mantilla, congas.

Child's Dance (Christian's Song)-

Woody Shaw, trumpet; George Cable, piano, electric piano; Stan Clarke, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

I Can't Get Started-

* Prestige PRST-10047   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Child's Dance   1972

Art Blakey And The Giants Of Jazz

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Clark Terry, trumpet, flugelhorn; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, CA, September 16, 1972

Introduction By Jimmy LyonsMonterey Jazz Festival Records MJF-30882-25
Blue 'N' Boogie-
'Round Midnight-
Perdido-
Stardust-
Lover Man-
I Can't Get Started With You-
The Man I Love-
A Night In Tunisia-

* Monterey Jazz Festival Records MJF-30882-25   Art Blakey And The Giants Of Jazz - Live At The 1972 Monterey Jazz Festival   2008

Giants Of Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

studio recordings, Bern, Switzerland, November 12, 1972

Straight, No ChaserEmArcy (J) 20PJ-10090
Thelonious-
Epistrophy-
Don't Blame Me-
I'll Wait For You-
Sweet And Lovely-

* EmArcy (J) 20PJ-10090   Giants Of Jazz   1980
= Philips (J) 25PJ-18   -   1980?
= The George Wein Collection GW-3004   -   1984

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; David Schnitter, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano; Cameron Brown, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

live in Oslo, Norway;
live in Tunis, Tunisia, 1972

Bird LikeJoker (J) UPS-2060-KR
Whisper Not-
Blues March-
Perception-

* Joker (J) UPS-2060-KR   Art Blakey And His Jazz Messengers - Art's Break!   1977
= Lotus (It) ORL 8250   -   1978
= Lotus (It) LOP 14.071; Passport (It) LPPS 11.113   -   1980
= Ninety-One Jazz Vintage (J) CRCJ-10006   Art Blakey And Jazz Messengers - Art's Break!

1973

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Carter Jefferson, tenor sax #1,3-6, soprano sax #2; Cedar Walton, electric, acoustic piano; Michael Howell, guitar #2-4; Mickey Bass, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Tony Waters, congas; Jon Hendricks, vocal #1,5.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, March, 1973

1.Moanin'Prestige PRST-10067
2.A Chant For Bu-
3.One For Trane-
4.Mission Eternal-
5.Along Came Betty-
6.Gertrude's Bounce-

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Steve Turley, trombone #2,3; Carter Jefferson, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, electric, acoustic piano; Michael Howell, guitar #6; Mickey Bass, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Tony Waters, congas.

1.I'm Not So SurePrestige P-10076
2.Love: For The One You Can't Have-
3.Fantasy In D-
4.Anthenagin-
5.Without A Song-
6.Along Came Betty-

* Prestige PRST-10067   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Buhaina   1973
* Prestige P-10076   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Anthenagin   1973

1975

Sonny Stitt With Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Dave Schnitter, tenor sax; Sonny Stitt, tenor, alto sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Yoshio Suzuki as Chin Suzuki, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

CI Recording, NYC, May 16, 1975

Blues MarchSonet (E) SNTF-691
It Might As Well Be Spring-
Birdlike-
I Can't Get Started-
Ronnie's A Dynamite Lady-
In Walked Sonny-
Birdlike (alternate take)Sonet (E) SNTCD-691
Ronnie's A Dynamite Lady (alternate take)-

* Sonet (E) SNTF-691   Sonny Stitt With Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - In Walked Sonny   1975
= Sonet (E) SNTCD-691   -   2005

1976

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Ladji Camara, flute, vocal #7; David Schnitter, tenor sax; Al Dailey, piano; Yoshio Suzuki as Chin Suzuki, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, March 15 and 16, 1976

1.UranusRoulette SR-5003
2.Whisper Not-
3.Backgammon-
4.Blues March-
5.Georgia On My Mind-
6.Third World Blues-
7.Namfulay-
8.I Can't Get Started-

* Roulette SR-5003   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Backgammon   1976

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; David Schnitter, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano; Chris Amberger, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Ljubljana Jazz Festival, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, June 19, 1976

Blues March No. 1Jugoton (Yugoslav) LSY 61417

* Jugoton (Yugoslav) LSY 61417   Various Artists - Jazz Na Koncertnom Podiju Vol. 2

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; David Schnitter, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano; Carl Amberger, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Pescara Jazz, Pescara, Italy, July 9, 1976

I Get A Kick Out Of YouPhilology (It) W 100/101

* Philology (It) W 100/101   Various Artists - It Happened In Pescara 1969-1989

1977

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Valery Ponomarev, trumpet; Bobby Watson, alto sax; David Schnitter, tenor sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Dennis Irwin, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Sound Ideas Studios, Studio A, NYC, February 14-17, 28, and March 1, 1977

JodiRoulette SR-5008
Cami-
Miwako-
Gypsy Folk Tales-
Time Will Tell-
Ronnie's A Dynamite Lady-
Hawkman-
Malibu-

* Roulette SR-5008   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Gypsy Folk Tales   1977

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Valery Ponomarev, trumpet; Bobby Watson, alto sax; David Schnitter, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; Dennis Irwin, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, June, 1977

Moanin'Meldac Jazz (J) MECJ-30010
Jody-
Along Came Betty-
Autumn Leaves-
Blues March-
'Round Midnight-

* Meldac Jazz (J) MECJ-30010   Art Blakey And Jazz Messengers - Heat Wave

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Valery Ponomarev, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone #1,3-5; Robert Watson, alto sax; David Schnitter, tenor sax; James Williams, piano; Dennis Irwin, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Ray Mantilla, percussion #1,3-5.

CI Recording, NYC, December 29, 1977

1.JodyTimeless (Du) SJP 114, CD SJP 319; Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-76
2.Not So Far At AllTimeless (US) TI 301
3.1978Timeless (Du) SJP 114, CD SJP 319
4.To See Her Face-
5.KamalTimeless (Du) SJP 114

Valery Ponomarev, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Robert Watson, alto sax; David Schnitter, tenor sax; James Williams, piano; Dennis Irwin, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Ray Mantilla, percussion.

HawkmanTimeless (Du) SJP 118, CD SJP 319
People Who Laugh-
Time Will TellTimeless (Du) SJP 118, CD SJP 319; Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-76
Ronnie's A Dynamite LadyTimeless (Du) SJP 118

same session.

Jody
1978
To See Her Face
Lift Every Voice And SingTimeless (Du) CD SJP 319
Hawkman
People Who Laugh
Time Will Tell
Reflections In Blue
E.T.A.

* Timeless (Du) SJP 114   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - In My Prime Vol. 1   1978
= Timeless (US) TI 301   -   1979
* Timeless (Du) SJP 118   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - In My Prime Vol. 2   1978
* Timeless (Du) CD SJP 319   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - In My Prime I   1991
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-76   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - The Last Drum Solo   1990

1978

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Valery Ponomarev, trumpet; Bobby Watson, alto sax; David Schnitter, tenor sax; James Williams, piano; Dennis Irwin, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA, May 8, 1978

Art Blakey IntroConcord Jazz CJ-68
Pamela-
Unlimited-
In This Korner-
The Song Is You-
Dark Side, Light Side-
1977 A.D.Concord Jazz CCD-4068
Blues For TwoConcord Jazz CJ-68

* Concord Jazz CJ-68   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - In This Korner   1978
= Concord Jazz CCD-4068   -   1992

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Valerie Ponomarev, trumpet; Robert Watson, alto sax; David Schnitter, tenor sax; James Williams, piano; Dennis Irwin, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Fendal Sound Recording Studio, Loenen Aan De Vecht, Holland, December 4, 1978

Reflections In BlueTimeless (Du) SJP 128, CD SJP 319; Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-76
E.T.A.Timeless (Du) SJP 128, CD SJP 319
Say, Dr. "J"Timeless (Du) SJP 128
Mishima-
Ballad Medley: My Foolish Heart / My One And Only Love / Chelsea Bridge / In A Sentimental MoodTimeless (Du) SJP 128; Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-76
StretchingTimeless (Du) SJP 128

* Timeless (Du) SJP 128   Art Blakey And The Jazzmessengers III - Reflections In Blue   1979
= Timeless (Du) CD SJP 128   -
= Timeless (US) TI 317   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Reflections In Blue   1979
= Timeless (J) RJL-2617   -   1983
* Timeless (Du) CD SJP 319   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - In My Prime I   1991
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-76   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - The Last Drum Solo   1990

1979 (age 60)

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Valery Ponomarev, trumpet; Bobby Watson, alto sax; David Schnitter, tenor sax; James Williams, piano; Dennis Irwin, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Nihon Victor Studios, Tokyo, Japan, February 12, 1979

A Night In TunisiaPhilips (Du) 6385 943
Moanin'-
Blues March-

* Philips (Du) 6385 943   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Night In Tunisia - Digital Recording   1979

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Valery Ponomarev, trumpet; Bobby Watson, alto sax; David Schnitter, tenor sax; James Williams, piano; Dennis Irwin, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Milan, Italy, November 4, 1979

Rhapsody In BluePalcoscenico (It) PAL 15005
Summertime-
It Ain't Necessarily So-
Someone To Watch Over Me-
The Man I Love-
The Song Is You-
One By One-
Moanin'-

* Palcoscenico (It) PAL 15005   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - One By One

1980

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Valery Ponomarev, trumpet; Bobby Watson, alto sax; Billy Pierce, tenor sax; James Williams, piano; Charles Fambrough, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Jazzbuhne Berlin, Volksbuhne, East Berlin, East Germany, May 3, 1980

AnnouncementRepertoire (G) RR 4909-WZ
Lift Every Voice And Sing / Gipsy Folk Tales-
One By One-
Gershwin Medley: Rhapsody In Blue / Summertime / Someone To Watch Over Me / It Ain't Necessarily So / The Man I Love-
Blues March-
I Remember Clifford-
Theme Song-

* Repertoire (G) RR 4909-WZ   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Jazzbuhne Berlin '80 Vol. 9

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Wynton Marsalis, Valerie Ponomarev, trumpet; Robin Eubanks, trombone; Bobby Watson, alto sax; Bill Pierce, tenor sax; Branford Marsalis, baritone sax; James Williams, piano; Kevin Eubanks, guitar; Charles Fambrough, bass; Art Blakey, John Ramsey, drums.

North Sea Jazz Festival, The Hague, Holland, July 13, 1980

Minor ThesisTimeless (Du) SJP 150; Alfa Jazz (J) 30R2-4

* Timeless (Du) SJP 150   Art Blakey And The Jazzmessengers Big Band - Live At Montreux And Northsea   1981
* Alfa Jazz (J) 30R2-4   Art Blakey And The Double Jazzmessengers - Stairway To The Stars

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Wynton Marsalis, Valerie Ponomarev, trumpet; Robin Eubanks, trombone; Bobby Watson, alto sax; Bill Pierce, tenor sax; Branford Marsalis, baritone sax; James Williams, piano; Kevin Eubanks, guitar; Charles Fambrough, bass; Art Blakey, John Ramsey, drums.: same personnel.

Montreux Jazz Festival, Casino De Montreux, Switzerland, July 17, 1980

A Wheel Within A WheelTimeless (Du) SJP 150; Alfa Jazz (J) 30R2-4
Bit A Bittadose-
Stairway To The Stars-
Linwood-

* Timeless (Du) SJP 150   Art Blakey And The Jazzmessengers Big Band - Live At Montreux And Northsea   1981
* Alfa Jazz (J) 30R2-4   Art Blakey And The Double Jazzmessengers - Stairway To The Stars

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Woody Shaw, trumpet #3; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, acoustic piano; George Benson, electric guitar #1,4; Percy Heath, acoustic bass; Art Blakey, drums.

CBS Studios, NYC, August 11 and 12, 1980

1.Hi-FlyColumbia JC 36853
2.A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square-
3.The Blues Walk (Loose Walk)-
4.Gotham City-

* Columbia JC 36853   Dexter Gordon - Gotham City   1981
= Columbia CK 36853   -   1990

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Bobby Watson, alto sax; Billy Pierce, tenor sax; James Williams, piano #1-14; Ellis Marsalis, piano #15; Charles Fambrough, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Bubba's Jazz Restaurant, Fort Lauderdale, FL, October 11, 1980

1.Angel EyesBreaktime (J) BRJ-4039
2.Bitter Dose-
3.A Wheel Within A Wheel-
4.Gipsy-
5.Moanin'-
6.Au Privave-
7.Free For All-
8.One By OneBreaktime (J) BRJ-4040
9.My Funny Valentine-
10.'Round Midnight-
11.Eta-
12.Time Will Tell-
13.Soulful Mister Timmons-
14.Blakey's Theme-
15.JodyKingdom Jazz (E) GATE 7013

* Kingdom Jazz (E) GATE 7013   Wynton Marsalis - First Recordings
* Breaktime (J) BRJ-4039   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers Featuring Wynton Marsalis '80 Vol. 1
* Breaktime (J) BRJ-4040   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers Featuring Wynton Marsalis '80 Vol. 2

1981

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Bobby Watson, alto sax; Billy Pierce, tenor sax; James Williams, piano; Charles Fambrough, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Stockholm, Sweden, March 9, 1981

Webb CityAmigo (Swd) AMPL 839; Breaktime (J) BRJ-4081
How Deep Is The Ocean-
Skylark-
Gipsy Folk Tales-

* Amigo (Swd) AMPL 839   Art Blakey In Sweden
* Breaktime (J) BRJ-4081   Art Blakey And J.M Featuring Wynton Marsalis '80, '81 - The Very Best

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Robert Watson, alto sax; Bill Pierce, tenor sax; James Williams, piano; Charles Fambrough, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Studio Davout, Paris, France, April 12, 1981

CherylTimeless (Du) SJP 155; Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-76
Ms. B.C.Timeless (Du) SJP 155
In Case You Missed It-
Little Man-
Witch Hunt-
Soulful Mister Timmons-

* Timeless (Du) SJP 155   Art Blakey And The Jazzmessengers - Album Of The Year   1981
= Timeless (Du) CD SJP 155   -   1982
= Timeless (J) RJL-8058   -   1983
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-76   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - The Last Drum Solo   1990

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Bobby Watson, alto sax; Billy Pierce, tenor sax; James Williams, piano; Charles Fambrough, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA, June, 1981

Falling In Love With LoveConcord Jazz CJ-168
My Romance-
Webb City-
How Deep Is The Ocean-
E.T.A.-
The Theme-

* Concord Jazz CJ-168   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Straight Ahead   1981
= Concord Jazz CCD-4168   -   1989

Aurex Jazz Festival '81 - Allstar Jam Session

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Roland Hanna, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Aurex Jazz Festival, Osaka Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan, September 2, 1981

CrisisEastworld (J) EWJ-80208
What Am I Here For-
The Girl From Ipanema-

* Eastworld (J) EWJ-80208   Aurex Jazz Festival '81 - Allstar Jam Session   1981
= Somethin' Else (J) TOCJ-8016   -   1998

Aurex Jazz Festival '81 - Allstar Jam Session

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Roland Hanna, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Aurex Jazz Festival, Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, September 3, 1981

Bernie's TuneEastworld (J) EWJ-80208
Take The "A" Train / Caravan / Things Ain't What They Used To Be-
A Night In Tunisia-
Bag's Groove-

* Eastworld (J) EWJ-80208   Aurex Jazz Festival '81 - Allstar Jam Session   1981
= Somethin' Else (J) TOCJ-8016   -   1998

Aurex Jazz Festival '81 - Allstar Jam Session

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Roland Hanna, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Aurex Jazz Festival, Yokohama Stadium, Yokohama, Japan, September 6, 1981

Song For StrayhornEastworld (J) EWJ-80208
Time For The Dancers-

* Eastworld (J) EWJ-80208   Aurex Jazz Festival '81 - Allstar Jam Session   1981
= Somethin' Else (J) TOCJ-8016   -   1998

Aurex Jazz Festival '81 - Allstar Jam Session

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Roland Hanna, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Aurex Jazz Festival, Japan, September, 1981

Walkin' ShoesEastworld (J) EWJ-80254
Woody'n You-

* Eastworld (J) EWJ-80254   Aurex Jazz Festival '81 - Live Special   1983

George Kawaguchi - Art Blakey Octet

Wallace Roney, trumpet; Slide Hampton, trombone; Branford Marsalis, alto, tenor sax; Donald Brown, piano; Charles Fambrough, bass; Art Blakey, George Kawaguchi, drums; Raiji Kawaguchi, percussion #2.

Columbia Studio B, NYC, December 4, 1981

1.Killer JoeUnion Jazz (J) 30CH-39
2.A Night In Tunisia-
3.Well, You Needn't-
4.Tin Tin Deo-
5.Big Apple Jump-

* Union Jazz (J) 30CH-39   George Kawaguchi, Art Blakey - Killer Joe

1982

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Branford Marsalis, alto sax; Billy Pierce, tenor sax; Donald Brown, piano; Charles Fambrough, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA, January, 1982

In Walked BudConcord Jazz CJ-196
In A Sentimental Mood-
Fuller Love-
Waterfalls-
A La Mode-

* Concord Jazz CJ-196   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Keystone 3   1982
= Concord Jazz CCD-4196   -

Art Blakey And The All Star Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet, flugelhorn; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, April 11, 1982

Moanin'RCA (F) PL 45365
City Bound-
Blues March-
A Night In Tunisia-
I Remember Clifford-
Briell Samba-

* RCA (F) PL 45365   Art Blakey And The All Star Jazz Messengers

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Terence Blanchard, trumpet; Donald Harrison, alto sax; Bill Pierce, tenor sax; Johnny O'Neal, piano; Charles Fambrough, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Fendal Sound Recording Studio, Loenen Aan De Vecht, Holland, May 20, 1982

Oh-By The WayTimeless (Du) SJP 165, CD SJP 155; Alfa Jazz (J) 30R2-3
Duck Soup-
Tropical BreezeTimeless (Du) SJP 165; Alfa Jazz (J) 30R2-3
One By One-
Sudan Blue-
My Funny ValentineTimeless (Du) SJP 165; Alfa Jazz (J) 30R2-3, ALCR-76
AliciaTimeless (Du) SJP 165; Alfa Jazz (J) 30R2-3

* Timeless (Du) SJP 165   Art Blakey And The Jazzmessengers - Oh-By The Way   1982
= Timeless (Du) CD SJP 165   -
* Timeless (Du) CD SJP 155   Art Blakey And The Jazzmessengers - Album Of The Year   1982
* Alfa Jazz (J) 30R2-3   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - My Funny Valentine
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-76   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - The Last Drum Solo   1990

1983

Art Blakey And The All Star Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet, flugelhorn; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Buster Williams, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, April 13 and 14, 1983

Dana's DanceBaystate (J) RJL-8071
A La Mode-
Stella By Starlight-
Caravan-
Just By Myself-
Uranus-

* Baystate (J) RJL-8071   Art Blakey And The All Star Jazz Messengers - Caravan   1983

Aurex Jazz Festival '83 - Art Blakey And All Star Jazz Messengers

Terence Blanchard, Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Johnny O'Neal, piano; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Aurex Jazz Festival, Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, September 2, 1983

Moanin'Eastworld (J) EWJ-80270
I Remember Clifford-
Whisper Not-
Along Came Betty-

* Eastworld (J) EWJ-80270   Aurex Jazz Festival '83 - Art Blakey And All Star Jazz Messengers   1983
= Somethin' Else (J) TOCJ-8025   -   1998

1984

Art Blakey And The All Star Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet, flugelhorn; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Buster Williams, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Nakano Sun Plaza Hall, Tokyo, Japan, February 2, 1984

Moanin'Baystate (J) R32J-1053
A La Mode-
I Remember Clifford-
Caravan-
Whisper Not-
Christina-
A Night In Tunisia-
Blues March-

* Baystate (J) R32J-1053   Art Blakey And The All Star Jazz Messengers - A Groovy Night With The Magnificent Six

Art Blakey And The All Star Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet, flugelhorn; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Buster Williams, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Tokyo, Japan, February 4, 1984

unknown titlesprivate tape

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Terence Blanchard, trumpet; Donald Harrison, alto sax; Jean Toussaint, tenor sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Mikell's, NYC, May, 1984

Oh, By The WayConcord Jazz CJ-256
My One And Only Love-
It's Easy To Remember-
Who Cares-
Controversy-
Tenderly-
Falafel-

* Concord Jazz CJ-256, CCD-4256   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - New York Scene   1984

1985

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Terence Blanchard, trumpet; Donald Harrison, alto sax; Jean Toussaint, tenor sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, London, England, February 18, 1985

Two Of A KindBBC Legends (E) BBCJ 7003-2
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Blue Minor-
I Love You-
Controversy-
Interview With Art Blakey-

* BBC Legends (E) BBCJ 7003-2   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers Live At Ronnie Scott's - BBC Legends   2000

The All Star Jazz Messengers At One Night With Blue Note

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet #4,5; Curtis Fuller, trombone #4,5; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax #4,5; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Town Hall, NYC, February 22, 1985

1.Criss Crossrejected
2.Bud's Bubble-
3.I Got Rhythm-
4.Moanin'Blue Note BT 85115, BTDK 85117
5.It's Only A Paper Moonrejected

* Blue Note BT 85115, CDP 7 46149 2   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note Volume 3   1985
* Blue Note BTDK 85117   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Preserved   1985

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Terence Blanchard, trumpet; Donald Harrison, alto sax; Jean Toussaint, tenor sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, London, England, February 25, 1985

On The GinzaDRG 91444
Dr. Jeckyle (as Dr. Jeckyll)-
Two Of A Kind-
I Want To Talk About You-

* DRG 91444   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers Live At Ronnie Scott's
= Jazz Road/Apollon (J) BY32-5009   Art Blakey + The Jazz Messengers Live At Ronnie Scott's, London

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Terence Blanchard, trumpet; Donald Harrison, alto sax; Jean Toussaint, tenor sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Studio 44, Monster, Holland, March 17, 1985

Blue NightTimeless (Du) SJP 217
Blue Minor-
Two Of A Kind-
Body And Soul-
Mr. Combinated-
Two Of A Kind (alternate take)Timeless (Du) CD SJP 217
Blue Minor (alternate take)-
Mr. Combinated (alternate take)-

* Timeless (Du) SJP 217   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Blue Night   1985
= Timeless (Du) CD SJP 217   -
= Baystate (J) RJL-8105   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - On The New Tradition   1985

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Terence Blanchard, trumpet; Tim Williams, trombone; Donald Harrison, alto sax; Jean Toussaint, tenor sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Sweet Basil, Greenwich Village, NY, March 21, 24, and December 30, 31, 1985

GomaPaddle Wheel (J) KICJ 41/42
Second Thoughts-
Uranus-

same session.

Sudan Blue-
I Thought About You-
Blue 'N' Boogie / Theme-

* Paddle Wheel (J) KICJ 41/42   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Farewell: Live At Sweet Basil   1991

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Terence Blanchard, trumpet; Donald Harrison, alto sax; Jean Toussaint, tenor sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Sweet Basil, Greenwich Village, NY, March 24, 1985

JodiPaddle Wheel (J) K28P-6357
Blues March-
Mr. Babe-
Moanin'-

same session.

Senic RoutePaddle Wheel (J) K28P-6472
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Witch Hunt-

* Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6357, K32Y-6024; GNP Crescendo GNPS 2182   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Live At Sweet Basil   1985
* Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6472, K32Y-6209   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Hard Champion   1987
= Evidence ECD 22025-2   -   1992

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Terence Blanchard, trumpet; Donald Harrison, alto sax; Jean Toussaint, tenor sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Kimball's, San Francisco, CA, April 13, 1985

Second ThoughtsConcord Jazz CJ-307
I Love You-
Jody-
Old Folks-
You And The Night And The Music-
Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
Dr. Jeckyle-

* Concord Jazz CJ-307, CCD-4307   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Live At Kimball's   1986

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Terence Blanchard, trumpet; Tim Williams, trombone; Donald Harrison, alto sax; Jean Toussaint, tenor sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Sweet Basil, Greenwich Village, NY, December 30 and 31, 1985

Hide And SeekPaddle Wheel (J) K28P-6426
Little Man-
New York-
I Want To Talk About You-

same session.

Fuller LovePaddle Wheel (J) K28P-6462
Dr. Jeckyle-
81-
One By One-

* Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6426, K32Y-6079   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - New Year's Eve At Sweet Basil   1986
= Evidence ECD 22029-2   -   1992
* Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6462, K32Y-6183   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Live At Sweet Basil - Dr. Jeckyle   1987
= Evidence ECD 22001-2   -   1992

1986

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Wallace Roney, trumpet; Javon Jackson, tenor sax; Benny Green, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

San Marco Cafe, Miami, FL, January 11, 1986

Off MinorArco 3 ARC 107/IMS 3 ARC 107
Uranus-
Ruby, My Dear / I'll Never Be The Same / I Mean You-
Inner Circle-
The Theme-

* Arco 3 ARC 107/IMS 3 ARC 107   Art Blakey And Jazz Messengers

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Wallace Roney, trumpet; Tim Williams, trombone; Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Jean Toussaint, tenor sax; Donald Brown, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Berkeley, CA, September 8 and 9, 1986

On The GinzaDelos D/CD 4007
Feeling Good-
Minor's Holiday-
Second Thoughts-
Caravan-
Crooked Smile-
One By One-
Obsession-

* Delos D/CD 4007   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Feeling Good

1987

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Philip Harper as J. Harper, trumpet; Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Javon Jackson, tenor sax; Benny Green, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

A&R Studios, NYC, May 3, 1987

Theme Of Hard ChampionPaddle Wheel (J) K28P-6472

* Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6472, K32Y-6209   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Hard Champion   1987
= Evidence ECD 22025-2   -   1992

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Phillip Harper, trumpet; Robin Eubanks, trombone; Javon Jackson, tenor sax; Benny Green, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, November 12, 1987

Falling In Love With LoveZounds CD 2720010
Kelo-
In A Sentimental Mood-
May Reh-
Blue Moon-
Piano Improvisation-
Love For Sale-

* Zounds CD 2720010   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Blue Moon

1988

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Phillip Harper, trumpet; Robin Eubanks, trombone; Javon Jackson, tenor sax; Benny Green, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Milan, Italy, March 19, 1988

Kenji's MoodSoul Note (It) SN 1105
For Heaven's Sake-
Not Yet-
I'll Never Be The Same-
Uranus-
Falling In Love With Love-
Kelo-

* Soul Note (It) SN 1105, 121105-2   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Not Yet

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Phillip Harper, trumpet; Robin Eubanks, trombone; Javon Jackson, tenor sax; Benny Green, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Sweet Basil, Greenwich Village, NY, September 5, 1988

Minor's HolidayPaddle Wheel (J) 292E-6026
Moanin'-
I Get A Kick Out Of You-
Along Came Betty-
Caravan-

* Paddle Wheel (J) 292E-6026   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Standards   1989

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Javon Jackson, tenor sax; Benny Green, piano; Leon Dorsey, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Monster, Holland, October 31, and November 1, 1988

ArietisAlfa Jazz (J) 32R2-26
Feel The WindAlfa Jazz (J) 32R2-26, ALCR-76
Embraceable YouAlfa Jazz (J) 32R2-26
Off Minor-
Up Jumped Spring-
Piano Tio Medley-
Big Foot-

* Alfa Jazz (J) 32R2-26   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - 70 Years Anniversary - Special Edition Vol. 1
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-76   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - The Last Drum Solo   1990

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Phillip Harper, trumpet #1,3-5,8; Robin Eubanks, trombone #1,3-6,8; Javon Jackson, tenor sax #1-5,8; Benny Green, piano #1-6,8; Leon Dorsey, bass #1-6,8; Art Blakey, drums.

Milan, Italy, November 11, 1988

1.YangSoul Note (It) SN 1155
2.Good Morning, Heartache-
3.Mayreh-
4.Remember When-
5.Love Walked In-
6.Lover Man-
7.Drum Solo No. 7-
8.I Get A Kick Out Of You-

* Soul Note (It) SN 1155, 121155-2   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - I Get A Kick Out Of Bu

1989 (age 70)

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers And Special Guests

Brian Lynch, trumpet; Frank Lacy, trombone; Donald Harrison, alto sax; Javon Jackson, tenor sax; Geoff Keezer, piano; Essiet Okon Essiet as Essiet Okun Essiet, bass; Art Blakey, drums; + Terence Blanchard, Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Buster Williams, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; Michele Hendricks, vocal.

Leverkusen Jazz Festival, West Germany, October 9, 1989

Two Of A KindIN+OUT Records (G) IOR CD 77028-2
Moanin'-
Along Care Betty-
Lester Left Town-
Mr. Blakey-
Drum Duo-
Blues March-
Buhaina's Valediction-
interview-

* IN+OUT Records (G) IOR CD 77028-2   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - The Art Of Jazz

1990 (aged 71)

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Brian Lynch, trumpet; Steve Davis, trombone #1,7,8; Frank Lacy, trombone #2-6,10; Dale Barlow, Javon Jackson, tenor sax; Geoff Keezer, piano; Essiet Okon Essiet, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 1 and 2, 1990

1.Brain Stormin'Timeless (Du) CD SJP 340; Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-36
2.Byrdflight-
3.Hammerhead-
4.Aquarius Rising-
5.Kay Pea-
6.Chippin' In-
7.Raincheck-
8.Chandek's Den-
9.Kenji's Walk (the last drum solo)Timeless (Du) CD SJP 340; Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-76
10.Love Walked InTimeless (Du) CD SJP 340; Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-36

* Timeless (Du) CD SJP 340   Art Blakey And His Jazz Messengers - Chippin' In   1990
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-36   Art Blakey & The New Jazzmessengers '90 - Chippin' In: The Birth Of New Funky   1990
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-76   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - The Last Drum Solo   1990

Art Blakey - Dr. John - David Newman Quintet

David Newman, sax, flute, background vocal; Dr. John, piano, organ, vocal; Essiet Okon Essiet, bass, background vocal; Art Blakey, drums, vocal, piano; Joe Bonadio, percussion, drums.

NYC, March, 1990

Heads UpWindham Hill Jazz WD 0125
Life's A One Way Ticket-
Shoo Fly Don't Bother Me-
Need To Be Loved-
Next Time You See Me-
When The Saints Go Marching In-
For All We Know-

* Windham Hill Jazz WD 0125   Art Blakey, Dr. John, David Newman - Bluesiana Triangle

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Brian Lynch, trumpet; Steve Davis, trombone; Dale Barlow, Javon Jackson, tenor sax; Geoff Keezer, piano; Essiet Okon Essiet, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

BMG Studios, NYC, April 10 and 11, 1990

Here We GoA&M 75021 5329-2
One For All (And All For One)-
Theme For Penny-
You've Changed-
Accidentally Yours-
Medley: My Little Brown Book / Blame It On My Youth / It Could Happened To You-
Green Is Mean-
I'll Wait And Pray-
Logarhythms-
Bunyip-
Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
Nica's Tempo-

* A&M 75021 5329-2   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - One For All

Others

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Terence Blanchard, Valery Ponomarev, trumpet; Donald Harrison, Billy Pierce, David Schnitter, Jean Toussaint, Bobby Watson, reeds; Johnny O'Neal, James Williams, piano; Charles Fambrough, Dennis Irwin, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

broadcast, live in Holland, 1978-1983

Time Will TellOut Of The Blue (Du) PRCD2010171
E.T.A.-
My One And Only Love-
Dr. J.-
Evaline-
Along Came Betty-
Stairway To The Stars-
Free For All-

same session.

Blues March-
1977 A.D.-
Little Man-
Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
Moanin'-
The Theme-

* Out Of The Blue (Du) PRCD2010171   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - The Sesjun Radio Shows   2011