Billy Strayhorn Catalog

1950 (age 35)

Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn - Great Times!  (Riverside RM 475)

Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass.
NYC, October 3, 1950
5710Cotton Tail
5711C Jam Blues
5713Bang-Up Blues
Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, piano; Joe Shulman, bass.
NYC, November, 1950
M2480Johnny Come Lately
M2481In A Blue Summer Garden
M2482Great Times
** also issued on Riverside RS 9475; Original Jazz Classics OJC-108, OJCCD-108-2.

1959 (age 44)

Billy Strayhorn's Septet - Cue For Saxophone  (Felsted (E) FAJ 7008)

Harold "Shorty" Baker, trumpet; Quentin Jackson, trombone; Russell Procope, clarinet; Johnny Hodges as Cue Porter, alto sax; Billy Strayhorn, piano; Al Hall, bass; Oliver Jackson, drums.
NYC, April 14, 1959
Cue's Blue Now
Gone With The Wind
Watch Your Cue
You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me
When I Dream Of You
Rose Room
** also issued on Felsted (E) SJA 2008; Affinity (E) AFF 166. Master Jazz Recordings MJR 8116 entitled "Billy Strayhorn And His Orchestra - Cue For Saxophone".


Billy Strayhorn - The Peaceful Side  (United Artists UAJ 14010)

Billy Strayhorn, piano; Michel Goudret, bass; with Paris String Quartet, strings; Paris Blue Notes, vocal choir.
Paris, France, May, 1961
Lush Life
Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
Passion Flower
Take The "A" Train
Strange Feeling
Day Dream
Chelsea Bridge
Multi-Colored Blue
Something To Live For
A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing
** also issued on United Artists UAJS 15010; Solid State SS 18031.