Bethlehem Records Discography: 1957

1957

Eddie Davis Quintet

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, tenor sax; Shirley Scott, organ; Carl Pruitt, bass; Charlie Rice, drums; Ray Barretto, percussion.
NYC, January 22, 1957
K8832I Wished On The MoonKing LP 566; Bethlehem 45-3026
K8833Speak LowKing 5026, LP 566
K8834SheilaKing 5080, LP 566
K8835Ebb TideKing LP 566, LP 837; Bethlehem BCP-6069
* King LP 566   Eddie Davis - Jazz With A Beat
* King LP 837   Various Artists - Giants Of Jazz Organ
* Bethlehem BCP-6069   The Best Of Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
* Bethlehem 45-3026   Eddie (Lockjaw) Davis - Tia Juana / I Wished On The Moon
* King 5026   Eddie Davis - Speak Low / It Ain't Necessarily So
* King 5080   Eddie Davis - Sheila / Say What

Eddie Davis Quintet

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, tenor sax; Shirley Scott, organ; Carl Pruitt, bass; Charlie Rice, drums; Ray Barretto, percussion.: same personnel.
NYC, February 5, 1957
K8836Say WhatKing 5080, LP 566
K8837From This Moment OnKing LP 599
K8838It Ain't Necessarily SoKing 5026, LP 566
K8839Eddie's FunctionKing 5164, LP 566; Bethlehem BCP-6069
* King LP 566   Eddie Davis - Jazz With A Beat
* King LP 599   Eddie Davis - Big Beat Jazz
* Bethlehem BCP-6069   The Best Of Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
* King 5080   Eddie Davis - Sheila / Say What
* King 5026   Eddie Davis - Speak Low / It Ain't Necessarily So
* King 5164   Eddie Davis - Scotty Roo / Eddie's Function

Mel Torme

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Larry Bunker, vibes, accordion, vibes, congas, bongos; Marty Paich, piano #1-5,7,9-21; Max Bennett, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Mel Torme, vocals.
"Crescendo Club", Los Angeles, CA, February 22, 1957
1.It's Only A Paper MoonBethlehem BCP-6020
2.What Is This Thing Called LoveBethlehem BCP-6020, BCP-6068
3.One For My BabyBethlehem BCP-6020
4.Love Is Just A Bug-
5.A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square-
6.Autumn Leaves-
7.Just One Of Those Things-
8.The Boy Next Door-
9.Lover Come Back To Me-
10.Looking At You-
11.The Tender Trap-
12.I'm Beginning To See The Light-
13.It's All Right With MeBethlehem BCP-6031
14.Manhattan-
15.Here I Go Again-
16.Home By The Sea-
17.Delovely-
18.Tenderly-
19.I Wish I Were In Love Again-
20.Autumn Leaves-
21.Nobody's Heart-
* Bethlehem BCP-6020   Gene Norman Presents Mel Torme At The Crescendo
* Bethlehem BCP-6068   Various Artists - Award Album - Jazz Vocals
* Bethlehem BCP-6031   Mel Torme - Songs For Any Taste

Jerri Winters

Willis Thomas, trumpet, vocals; Jimmy Guinn, trombone, vocals; Al Belletto, clarinet, alto sax, vocals; Fred Crane, baritone sax, piano, vocals; Kenny O'Brien, bass #1-8; Ray Brown, bass #9-12; Louis Mariano, drums #9-12; Tom Montgomery, drums, vocals #1-8; Jerri Winters, vocals.
Chicago, IL, February & March, 1957
1.Sometimes I'm HappyBethlehem BCP-76
2.I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good-
3.Ridin' On The Moon-
4.All Or Nothing At All-
5.In Other Words-
6.There Will Never Be Another YouBethlehem BCP-76, BCP-6068
7.Kind Of MoodyBethlehem BCP-76
8.I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
9.It's Always You-
10.Somebody Loves Me-
11.Dark Shadows-
12.Crazy In The Heart-
* Bethlehem BCP-76   Jerri Winters - Somebody Loves Me
* Bethlehem BCP-6068   Various Artists - Award Album - Jazz Vocals

Frances Faye

Don Fagerquist, Maynard Ferguson, Jimmy Salko, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Herbie Harper, Frank Rosolino, Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; Howard Roberts, guitar; Max Bennett, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Frances Faye, vocals; unidentified strings, Russ Garcia, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, February & March, 1957
Frankie And JohnnyBethlehem BCP-6017
Greensleeves-
Skip To My Lou-
Lonesome RoadBethlehem BCP-6017, 45-11002
Medley: Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen / Deep River / Goin' HomeBethlehem BCP-6017
Johnny Has Gone For A Soldier-
St. James InfirmaryBethlehem BCP-6017, 45-3013
Go 'Way Down From My WindowBethlehem BCP-6017
The Three Ravens-
Clementine-
Medley: Oif'n Pripitchik / Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral / Come Back To Sorrento-
John HenryBethlehem BCP-6017, 45-3013
* Bethlehem BCP-6017   Frances Faye Sings Folk Songs
* Bethlehem 45-11002   Frances Faye - Lonesome Road / Somebody Loves Me
* Bethlehem 45-3013   Frances Faye - John Henry / St. James Infirmary

Marilyn Moore

Joe Wilder, trumpet #1,3-9,12; Al Cohn, tenor sax, bass clarinet #1,3-12; Don Abney, piano; Barry Galbraith, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; Marilyn Moore, vocals.
NYC, February-March, 1957
1.I'm Just A Lucky So And SoBethlehem BCP-73
2.Ill Wind-
3.If Love Is Trouble-
4.Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby-
5.Born To Blow The Blues-
6.Lover Come Back To Me-
7.You're Driving Me Crazy-
8.Trav'lin' All Alone-
9.I Cried For You-
10.Leavin' Town-
11.Trouble Is A Man-
12.I Got Rhythm-
* Bethlehem BCP-73   Marilyn Moore - Moody

Sam Most Orchestra

Charles Harmon, Doug Mettome, Ed Reider, Al Stewart, Don Stratton, trumpet; Jim Dahl, Bill Elton, Frank Rehak, trombone; Sam Most, flute, clarinet; Dick Meldonian, Dave Schildkraut, alto sax; Ed Wasserman, tenor sax; Marty Flax, baritone sax; Bob Dorough, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Paul Motian, drums.
NYC, March 6, 1957
Strictly ConfidentialBethlehem BCP-75
'Round Midnight-
Serpent's Tooth-
Blue Bird-
* Bethlehem BCP-75   Sam Most Plays Bird, Bud, Monk & Miles

Mel Torme

Mel Torme, vocals; The Bethlehem Orchestra, unidentified chorus, Marty Paich, director.
Los Angeles, CA, March 7, 1957
California SuiteBethlehem BCP-6016
* Bethlehem BCP-6016   Mel Torme's California Suite

Sam Most Sextet

Doug Mettome, trumpet; Sam Most, flute, clarinet; Dave Schildkraut, alto sax; Bob Dorough, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Paul Motian, drums.
NYC, March 7, 1957
Half NelsonBethlehem BCP-75
In Walked Bud-
Celia-
Confirmation-
* Bethlehem BCP-75   Sam Most Plays Bird, Bud, Monk & Miles

The Pat Moran Quartet

Pat Moran, piano, vocals; John Doling, bass, vocals; John Whited, drums, vocals; Beverly Kelly, vocals; with Burt Collins, trumpet; Earl Swope, trombone; Sam Most, flute; Dick Meldonian, Tony Ortega, alto sax; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Nat Pierce, conductor.
NYC, March & April, 1957
Thou SwellBethlehem BCP-6018
Have You Met Miss Jones-
Lover Man-
Jor-DuBethlehem BCP-6018, 45-11074
It Never Entered My MindBethlehem BCP-6018
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
I'll Be Around-
Just Squeeze Me-
I Can't Get StartedBethlehem BCP-6018, 45-11074
Lullaby Of The LeavesBethlehem BCP-6018
I'll Remember April-
Mother Macree-
* Bethlehem BCP-6018   The Pat Moran Quartet - While At Birdland
* Bethlehem 45-11074   Pat Moran - Jor-Du / I Can't Get Started

Sallie Blair

Joe Cabot, Al DeRisi, Bernie Glow, Frank LoPinto, trumpet; Urbie Green, Frank Rehak, Chauncey Welsch, trombone; Romeo Penque, Jerry Sanfino, Frank Socolow, Joe Soldo, reeds; Sanford Gold, piano; Sal Salvador, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Sol Gubin, drums; Ramon Santamaria, congas; William Correa, bongos; Sallie Blair, vocals; Richard Wess, arranger, conductor.
NYC, March, 1957
Squeeze MeBethlehem BCP-6009
What Is This Thing Called Love-
Come By Sunday-
Similau-
Richard Wess, piano, celeste, arranger, conductor; Sal Salvador, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Sol Gubin, drums; Sallie Blair, vocals.
Almost Like Being In Love-
You Make Me Feel So YoungBethlehem BCP-6009, BCP-6068
Ain't She SweetBethlehem BCP-6009
Urbie Green, trombone; Romeo Penque, Jerry Sanfino, reeds; Richard Wess, piano, celeste, arranger, conductor; Sal Salvador, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Sol Gubin, drums; Sallie Blair, vocals; unidentified strings.
Better Luck Next Time-
The More I See You-
How Long Has This Been Going On-
Then I'll Be Tired Of You-
* Bethlehem BCP-6009   Sallie Blair - Squeeze Me
* Bethlehem BCP-6068   Various Artists - Award Album - Jazz Vocals

The Australian Jazz Quintet + 1

Dick Healey, alto sax, flute; Erroll Buddle, tenor sax, bassoon; Jack Brokensha, vibes; Bryce Rohde, piano; Jack Lander, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, March, 1957
Jazz In D Minor Suite, Part 1Bethlehem BCP-6015
Jazz In D Minor Suite, Part 2-
Jazz In D Minor Suite, Part 3-
Cubano Chant-
In A Sentimental Mood-
Star Eyes-
I'll Be Around-
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To-
* Bethlehem BCP-6015   Australian Jazz Quintet + 1

Sal Salvador Quartet

Eddie Costa, piano, vibes; Sal Salvador, guitar; Sonny Dallas, bass; Ronnie Free, drums.
NYC, June 3-5, 1957
Artistry In RhythmBethlehem BCP-74
Taps Miller-
Prelude To A Kiss-
Walking Shoes-
Solos For Guitar-
Four Brothers-
In Your Own Sweet Way-
Ruby, My Dear-
Manteca-
Cool Eyes-
Yardbird Suite-
* Bethlehem BCP-74   Sal Salvador - A Tribute To The Greats

Frank Rosolino Quintet

Frank Rosolino, trombone, leader; Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Lou Levy, piano; Max Bennett, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.
"Jazz City", Los Angeles, CA, June, 1957
It Had To Be YouBethlehem BCP-80
* Bethlehem BCP-80   Various Artists - Jazz City Presents Entertainment Bethlehem Jazz Session

Russ Garcia Orchestra

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Bill Kurasch, Rickey Mariano, violin; Stan Harris, viola; Fred Katz, cello; Howard Roberts, guitar; Bob Enevoldsen, bass; Don Heath, drums; Russ Garcia, leader.
"Jazz City", Los Angeles, CA, circa June, 1957
I'm Glad There Is YouBethlehem BCP-80
* Bethlehem BCP-80   Various Artists - Jazz City Presents Entertainment Bethlehem Jazz Session

The Swingers

Clora Bryant, Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Herbie Harper, trombone, leader; Herb Geller, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
"Jazz City", Los Angeles, CA, circa June, 1957
Lady Be GoodBethlehem BCP-80
* Bethlehem BCP-80   Various Artists - Jazz City Presents Entertainment Bethlehem Jazz Session

Charlie Rouse - Paul Quinichette Quintet

Paul Quinichette, Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.
NYC, August 29, 1957
B6470This Can't Be LoveBethlehem BCP-6021, BCP-6035
B6471Last Time For LoveBethlehem BCP-6021
B6472Tender Trap-
B6473Knittin'-
B6474The Chase Is OnBethlehem BCP-6021, 45-11045
B6475The Things I Love-
* Bethlehem BCP-6021   Charlie Rouse/Paul Quinichette - The Chase Is On
* Bethlehem BCP-6035   Various Artists - Fifteen Star Saxophones
* Bethlehem 45-11045   Charlie Rouse, Paul Quinichette - The Chase Is On / The Things I Love

Charlie Mingus Sextet

Clarence Shaw, trumpet; Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Curtis Porter, tenor, alto sax; Bill Evans, piano; Charlie Mingus, bass; Danny Richmond, drums.
NYC, August, 1957
6466/6467-451st Street BluesBethlehem BCP-6019, 45-11041
6468-3East Coasting (alternate take 3)Bethlehem 20-30022
6468-4East CoastingBethlehem BCP-6019, 45-3041
6469-3Memories Of You (alternate take 3)Bethlehem 20-30022
6469-7Memories Of YouBethlehem BCP-6019, BCP-6065
6470-6West Coast GhostBethlehem BCP-6019
6471-16Conversation-
6472-5Celia-
* Bethlehem BCP-6019, 20-30022   East Coasting By Charlie Mingus
* Bethlehem BCP-6065   Various Artists - Golden Jazz Instrumentals
* Bethlehem 45-11041   Charlie Mingus - 51st Street Blues, Part 1 & 2
* Bethlehem 45-3041   Charlie Mingus - Scenes In The City / East Coasting

Charlie Rouse - Paul Quinichette Sextet

Paul Quinichette, Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Wendell Marshall, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.
NYC, September 8, 1957
B6476When The Blues Come OnBethlehem BCP-6021, 45-11046
B6477You're Cheating YourselfBethlehem BCP-6021
* Bethlehem BCP-6021   Charlie Rouse/Paul Quinichette - The Chase Is On
* Bethlehem 45-11046   Charlie Rouse, Paul Quinichette - When The Blues Come On, Part 1 & 2

The Australian Jazz Quintet

Dick Healey, alto sax, flute; Erroll Buddle, tenor sax, bassoon; Jack Brokensha, vibes; Bryce Rohde, piano; Ed Gaston, bass; Frankie Capp, Osie Johnson, Jerry Segal, drums.
Los Angeles, CA & NYC, September, October-December, 1957
Surrey With The Fringe On TopBethlehem BCP-6022
March Of The Siamese Children-
Hello, Young LoversBethlehem BCP-6022, 45-11023
I Have DreamedBethlehem BCP-6022
People Will Say We're In LoveBethlehem BCP-6022, 45-11023
Gentleman Is A DopeBethlehem BCP-6022
Do I Love You-
Younger Than Springtime-
Wonderful Guy-
If I Loved You-
* Bethlehem BCP-6022   Selections Of Rodgers & Hammerstein Interpreted By The Australian Jazz Quintet
* Bethlehem 45-11023   The Australian Jazz Quintet - Hello, Young Lovers / People Will Say We're In Love

Eddie Vinson

Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, trombone; Bill Graham, alto sax; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Nat Pierce, piano; Turk Van Lake, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Eddie Vinson, vocals.
NYC, September, 1957
Sweet Lovin' YouBethlehem BCP-5005, 45-3016
I Just Can't Keep The Tears From Tumblin' DownBethlehem BCP-5005
Your Baby Ain't Sweet Like Mine-
Cleanhead's Back In Town-
Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, trombone; Bill Graham, alto sax; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Nat Pierce, piano; Turk Van Lake, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums; Eddie Vinson, vocals.
Kidney StewBethlehem BCP-5005, 45-11097
Cherry Red-
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My BabyBethlehem BCP-5005
It Ain't Necessarily So-
Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, trombone; Bill Graham, alto sax; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Nat Pierce, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums; Eddie Vinson, vocals.
Hold It Right ThereBethlehem BCP-5005, 45-3016
That's The Way To Treat Your WomanBethlehem BCP-5005
Trouble In Mind-
Caldonia-
* Bethlehem BCP-5005   Eddie Vinson Sings - Cleanhead's Back In Town
* Bethlehem 45-3016   Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson - Hold It Right There / Sweet Lovin' Baby
* Bethlehem 45-11097   Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson - Cherry Red / Kidney Stew

Oscar Pettiford All-Stars

Art Farmer, trumpet; Rolf Kuhn, clarinet; Eddie Costa, piano, vibes; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.
NYC, September, 1957
Lazy AfternoonBethlehem BCP-6024
Sea Breeze-
She Didn't Say YesBethlehem BCP-6024, 45-11051
At Home With The BluesBethlehem BCP-6024
* Bethlehem BCP-6024   Various Artists - Winner's Circle
= Bethlehem BCP-6066   John Coltrane In The Winners Circle
* Bethlehem 45-11051   Winner's Circle - She Didn't Say Yes / Love And The Weather

Jimmy Knepper Quintet

Gene Roland, trumpet #7-9; Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Gene Quill, alto sax #1-6; Bill Evans, piano #1-6; Bob Hammer, piano #7-9; Teddy Kotick, bass; Danny Richmond, drums.
NYC, September, 1957
1.Love LettersBethlehem BCP-77, BCP-6065
2. 6448Ogling OgreBethlehem BCP-77, 45-11032
3. 6449You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
4.How High The MoonBethlehem BCP-77
5.Idol Of The Flies-
6.Avid Admier-
7.Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To YouBethlehem BCP-77, BCP-6036
8.Close As Pages In A BookBethlehem BCP-77
9.Irresistible You-
* Bethlehem BCP-77   A Swinging Introduction To Jimmy Knepper
* Bethlehem BCP-6065   Various Artists - Golden Jazz Instrumentals
* Bethlehem BCP-6036   Various Artists - Trombone Bandstand
* Bethlehem 45-11032   Jimmy Knepper - Ogling Ogre / You Stepped Out Of A Dream

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
= Bethlehem BCP-6023 (later)   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Hard Drive
= West Wind (G) WW 065, 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
= Bethlehem BCP-6023 (later)   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Hard Drive
= West Wind (G) WW 065, WW 2065   Art Blakey - For Minors Only
* Bethlehem 45-11029   Art Blakeys Jazz Messengers - Right Down Front / Late Spring

Oscar Pettiford All-Stars

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Frank Rehak, trombone; Gene Quill, alto sax #1,4,5; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Al Cohn, baritone sax; Eddie Costa, piano #1-4; Freddie Green, guitar #1; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums #1; Ed Thigpen, drums #2-5.
NYC, October, 1957
1.Not So SleepyBethlehem BCP-6024
2.Love And The WeatherBethlehem BCP-6024, 45-11051
3.Turtle WalkBethlehem BCP-6024
4.If I'm LuckyBethlehem BCP-6024, BCP-6035, BCP-6065
5.Strictly InstrumentalJazztone (Eu) J-1245
* Bethlehem BCP-6024   Various Artists - Winner's Circle
= Bethlehem BCP-6066   John Coltrane In The Winners Circle
* Bethlehem BCP-6035   Various Artists - Fifteen Star Saxophones
* Bethlehem BCP-6065   Various Artists - Golden Jazz Instrumentals
* Jazztone (Eu) J-1245   Various Artists - Modern Jazz Festival
= Jazztone (F) J-1245   Various Artists - Festival Du Jazz Moderne
* Bethlehem 45-11051   Winner's Circle - She Didn't Say Yes / Love And The Weather

Charlie Mingus Orchestra

Clarence Shaw, trumpet; Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Curtis Porter, tenor, alto sax; Bob Hammer, piano; Horace Parlan, piano, left hand; Charlie Mingus, bass; Danny Richmond, drums; Melvin Stewart, narrator.
NYC, October, 1957
Scenes In The CityBethlehem BCP-6026, BCP-6068, 45-3041
Wouldn't Youunissued
Bounce-
Clarence Shaw, trumpet; Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Curtis Porter, tenor, alto sax; Bob Hammer, piano; Horace Parlan, piano, left hand; Charlie Mingus, bass; Danny Richmond, drums.
New York SketchbookBethlehem BCP-6026
Clarence Shaw, trumpet; Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Curtis Porter, tenor, alto sax; Horace Parlan, piano, left hand; Charlie Mingus, bass; Danny Richmond, drums.
Duke's Choice-
Slippers-
Slippers (alternate take)Bethlehem unissued
Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Curtis Porter, tenor, alto sax; Horace Parlan, piano, left hand; Charlie Mingus, bass; Danny Richmond, drums.
NourogBethlehem BCP-6026
* Bethlehem BCP-6026   A Modern Jazz Symposium Of Music And Poetry With Charlie Mingus
* Bethlehem BCP-6068   Various Artists - Award Album - Jazz Vocals
* Bethlehem 45-3041   Charlie Mingus - Scenes In The City / East Coasting

Sam Most With Strings

Sam Most, flute, clarinet; Hall Overton, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Addison Farmer, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; unidentified strings, Teddy Charles, conductor.
NYC, October, 1957
Softly, As In A Morning SunriseBethlehem BCP-78
Alone Together-
When Your Lover Has Gone-
Lover Man-
It Might As Well Be Spring-
You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
* Bethlehem BCP-78   The Amazing Mr. Sam Most

Herbie Nichols Trio

Herbie Nichols, piano; George Duvivier, bass #1-8,10; Danny Richmond, drums #1-8,10.
NYC, November 10, 1957
1.Too Close For ComfortBethlehem BCP-81
2.Every Cloud-
3.Argumentative-
4.Love, Gloom, Cash, Love-
5.Portrait Of Ucha-
6.Beyond Recall-
7.All The Way-
8.45 Degree Angle-
9.Infatuation Eyes-
10.S' Crazy Pad-
* Bethlehem BCP-81   Herbie Nichols Trio - Love, Gloom, Cash, Love

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

The Bethlehem Orchestra

Frank Beach, Buddy Childers, Don Fagerquist, Maynard Ferguson, Ray Linn, Howard McGhee, Uan Rasey, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen, Herbie Harper, Joe Howard, Tommy Pederson, Frank Rosolino, Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; John Cave, Vince DeRosa, French horn; Albert Pollan, tuba; Sam Most, flute; Bill Holman, tenor sax, clarinet; Ralph Sharon, Claude Williamson, piano; Stan Levey, drums; Irv Kluger, Alvin Stoller, drums, timpani, vibes; 10 violin, 2 viola, 1 cello, Russ Garcia, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
IntroductionBethlehem EXLP-1
Crap Game Fugue-
Crown And Robbins Fight-
Storm Music-
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess

Betty Roche With Howard McGhee, Sam Most And Rhythm

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Sam Most, flute, clarinet, alto sax; Betty Roche as Clara, vocals; unidentified rhythm.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
SummertimeBethlehem EXLP-1
Summertime (reprise)-
--
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess

Frank Rosolino With Stan Levey Group

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Max Bennett, bass; Stan Levey, drums; Frank Rosolino as Jake, vocals, trombone.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
A Woman Is A Sometime ThingBethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
It Takes A Long Pull To Get ThereBethlehem EXLP-1
It Takes A Long Pull To Get There (reprise)-
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye - A Jazz Version Of Highlights From The Opera - Porgy & Bess

Mel Torme

Mel Torme as Porgy, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
They Pass By SingingBethlehem EXLP-1
I Can't Puzzle This Thing Out-
The Buzzard Song-
I Got Plenty Of Nuthin' (reprise)-
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess

Sallie Blair And Chorus

Sallie Blair as Serena, vocals; Ralph Carmichael, Berry Joyce, James Joyce, Ernest Newton, Sam Pfnerm, Toni Stevens, backing vocals; John Doling, Bev Kelly, Pat Moran, John Whited, chorus; Al Collins, narrator.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
Gone, Gone, GoneBethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
My Man Is Gone Now-
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye - A Jazz Version Of Highlights From The Opera - Porgy & Bess

Mel Torme And Chorus

Mel Torme as Porgy, vocals; Ralph Carmichael, Berry Joyce, James Joyce, Ernest Newton, Sam Pfnerm, Toni Stevens, backing vocals; John Doling, Bev Kelly, Pat Moran, John Whited, chorus; Al Collins, narrator.: Mel Torme as Porgy, vocals; replaces Blair as Serena.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
OverflowBethlehem EXLP-1
I'm On My WayBethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye - A Jazz Version Of Highlights From The Opera - Porgy & Bess

Chorus

Ralph Carmichael, Berry Joyce, James Joyce, Ernest Newton, Sam Pfnerm, Toni Stevens, backing vocals; John Doling, Bev Kelly, Pat Moran, John Whited, chorus; Al Collins, narrator.: omit Torme as Porgy.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
Train SongBethlehem EXLP-1
Somebody Knockin'-
Doctor Jesus (reprise)-
Clara, Don't Be DownheartedBethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
Good Mornin'Bethlehem EXLP-1
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye - A Jazz Version Of Highlights From The Opera - Porgy & Bess

Mel Torme With Howard McGhee, Ralph Sharon, Max Bennett, Stan Levey

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Ralph Sharon, piano; Max Bennett, bass; Stan Levey, drums; Mel Torme as Porgy, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
I Got Plenty Of Nuthin'Bethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye - A Jazz Version Of Highlights From The Opera - Porgy & Bess

Mel Torme And Frances Faye

Frances Faye as Bess, Mel Torme as Porgy, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
Bess, You Is My Woman NowBethlehem EXLP-1, EXLP-2, BCP-6040
I Loves You, PorgyBethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem EXLP-2   Various Artists - Bethlehem's Grab Bag
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye - A Jazz Version Of Highlights From The Opera - Porgy & Bess

Betty Roche With Don Fagerquist, Herbie Harper, Bill Holman, Alvin Stoller

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Herbie Harper, trombone; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Alvin Stoller, drums; Betty Roche as Clara, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
It Ain't Necessarily SoBethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye - A Jazz Version Of Highlights From The Opera - Porgy & Bess

George Kirby With Stan Levey Group

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Max Bennett, bass; Stan Levey, drums; George Kirby as Sportin' Life, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
It Ain't Necessarily SoBethlehem EXLP-1
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess

Frances Faye And Johnny Hartman

Frances Faye as Bess, Johnny Hartman as Crown, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
What Do You Want With BessBethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye - A Jazz Version Of Highlights From The Opera - Porgy & Bess

Sallie Blair

Sallie Blair as Serena, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
Doctor JesusBethlehem EXLP-1
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess

Loulie Jean Norman

Loulie Jean Norman as Strawberry Woman, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
Street Cries: Strawberry WomanBethlehem EXLP-1
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess

Bob Dorough

Bob Dorough as Crab Man, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
Street Cries: Crab ManBethlehem EXLP-1
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess

Johnny Hartman

Johnny Hartman as Crown, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
If God Wants To Kill MeBethlehem EXLP-1
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess

Johnny Hartman With Howard McGhee, Sam Most And Rhythm

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Sam Most, flute, clarinet, alto sax; Johnny Hartman as Crown, vocals; unidentified rhythm.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
A Red Headed WomanBethlehem EXLP-1
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess

George Kirby

George Kirby as Sportin' Life, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New YorkBethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye - A Jazz Version Of Highlights From The Opera - Porgy & Bess

Mel Torme And Loulie Jean Norman

Loulie Jean Norman as Strawberry Woman, Mel Torme as Porgy, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
Oh Bess, Oh Where's My BessBethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye - A Jazz Version Of Highlights From The Opera - Porgy & Bess

Joe Derise With The Australian Jazz Quintet + Herbie Mann And Sal Salvador

Herbie Mann, flute; Dick Healey, flute, clarinet; Erroll Buddle, tenor, baritone sax, clarinet; Jack Brokensha, vibes; Bryce Rohde, piano; Sal Salvador, guitar; Jimmy Gannon, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums; Joe Derise as Peter/The Honey Man, vocals.
NYC, 1957?
The Honey ManBethlehem EXLP-1
Street Cries: The Honey Man-
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   George Gershwin's Porgy And Bess

Nina Simone Trio

Nina Simone, piano, vocals; Jimmy Bond, bass; Albert Heath, drums.
NYC, 1957
Mood IndigoBethlehem BCP-6028, 45-11057
Don't Smoke In BedBethlehem BCP-6028, 45-11055
He Needs MeBethlehem BCP-6028, BCP-6068, 45-11052, 45-3031
Little Girl BlueBethlehem BCP-6028, 45-11052
Love Me Or Leave MeBethlehem BCP-6028, 45-11021
My Baby Just Cares For MeBethlehem BCP-6028, 45-3031, 45-3099
Good BaitBethlehem BCP-6028, 45-11087
Plain Gold RingBethlehem BCP-6028, 45-11088
You'll Never Walk Alone-
I Loves You PorgyBethlehem BCP-6028, BCP-87, BCP-6041, 45-11021, 45-3099
Central Park BluesBethlehem BCP-6028, 45-11057, 45-11089
He's Got The Whole World In His HandsBethlehem BCP-6041, 45-11089
For All We KnowBethlehem BCP-6041, 45-11087
African MailmanBethlehem BCP-6041, 45-11055
* Bethlehem BCP-6028   Nina Simone - Little Girl Blue
* Bethlehem BCP-6068   Various Artists - Award Album - Jazz Vocals
* Bethlehem BCP-87   Various Artists - Double Barrel Jazz - No Blanks Here
* Bethlehem BCP-6041   Nina Simone And Her Friends - An Intimate Variety Of Vocal Charm
* Bethlehem 45-11057   Nina Simone - Mood Indigo / Central Park Blues
* Bethlehem 45-11055   Nina Simone - Don't Smoke In Bed / African Mailman
* Bethlehem 45-11052   Nina Simone - Little Girl Blue / He Needs Me
* Bethlehem 45-3031   Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me / He Needs Me
* Bethlehem 45-11021   Nina Simone - Porgy / Love Me Or Leave Me
* Bethlehem 45-3099   Nina Simone - I Loves You Porgy / My Baby Just Cares For Me
* Bethlehem 45-11087   Nina Simone - For All We Know / Good Bait
* Bethlehem 45-11088   Nina Simone - You'll Never Walk Alone / Plain Gold Ring
* Bethlehem 45-11089   Nina Simone - Central Park / He's Got The Whole World In His Hands

Mel Torme

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Ralph Sharon, piano; Max Bennett, bass; Stan Levey, drums; Mel Torme, vocals; Pat Moran And Her Quartet.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957
I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'Bethlehem BCP-6031
* Bethlehem BCP-6031   Mel Torme - Songs For Any Taste

John (Towner) Williams Orchestra

Milt Bernhart, trombone; Herb Geller, Joe Howard, alto sax; Gene Cipriano, tenor sax; John Towner Williams, piano, arranger; unidentified large band.
Los Angeles, CA, 1957-1958
Let's Fall In LoveBethlehem BCP-6025
Over The Rainbow-
My Shining Hour-
Here's What I'm Here For-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
That Old Black MagicBethlehem BCP-6025, 45-11075
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue SeaBethlehem BCP-6025, BCP-6036, 45-11075
Hit The Road To DreamlandBethlehem BCP-6025
Stormy Weather-
I've Got The World On A String-
A Sleepin' Bee-
Get Happy-
* Bethlehem BCP-6025   John Towner Williams - World On A String
= Discovery DS-891, DSCD-891   John Towner Williams - Here's What I'm Here For
* Bethlehem BCP-6036   Various Artists - Trombone Bandstand
* Bethlehem 45-11075   Milt Bernhart, Herb Geller - Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea / That Old Black Magic