Clifford Brown Catalog

1952 (age 22)

Clifford Brown - The Beginning And The End  (Columbia KC 32284)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Vance Wilson (alto, tenor sax -1) Duke Wells (piano) Eddie Lambert (guitar) James Johnson (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Chris Powell (vocals, percussion)
Chicago, IL, March 21, 1952
1. CCO5322Ida Red
2. CCO5323I Come From Jamaica
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Billy Root (tenor sax -1,3) Mel "Ziggy" Vines (tenor sax -3) Sam Dockery (piano) Ace Tisone (bass) Ellis Tollin (drums)
"Music City Club", Philadelphia, PA, June 25, 1956 or May 31, 1955
1.A Night In Tunisia
2.Donna Lee
3.Walkin'

Chris Powell - I Come From Jamaica / Blue Boy  (OKeh 6900)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Vance Wilson (alto, tenor sax) Duke Wells (piano) Eddie Lambert (guitar) James Johnson (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Johnny Echo (vocals) Chris Powell (vocals, percussion)
Chicago, IL, March 21, 1952
CCO5324Blue Boy

Chris Powell - Ida Red / Darn That Dream  (OKeh 6875)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Vance Wilson (alto, tenor sax) Duke Wells (piano) Eddie Lambert (guitar) James Johnson (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Johnny Echo (vocals) Chris Powell (vocals, percussion): same session
Chicago, IL, March 21, 1952
CCO5325Darn That Dream

1953

Clifford Brown - Brownie Eyes  (Blue Note BN-LA267-G)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto sax) Elmo Hope (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 9, 1953
BN489-1 tk.2Bellarosa
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Jay Jay Johnson (trombone) Jimmy Heath (tenor, baritone sax) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 22, 1953
BN508-1 tk.15Get Happy (alternate take)
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
BN526-1 tk.13Brownie Eyes

Clifford Brown - More Memorable Tracks  (Blue Note (J) BNJ-61001)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto sax) Elmo Hope (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 9, 1953
BN490-1 tk.4Carvin' The Rock (alternate take 1)
BN491-0 tk.7Cookin' (alternate take)
BN490-5 tk.14Carvin' The Rock (alternate take 2)
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)
BN527-0 tk.18Cherokee (alternate take)
BN525-3 tk.26Hymn Of The Orient (alternate take)
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84428 entitled "Alternate Takes".
** part of Mosaic MR5-104; Blue Note 7243 8 34195 2.

Clifford Brown Memorial Album  (Blue Note BLP 1526)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto sax) Elmo Hope (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 9, 1953
BN490-3 tk.6Carvin' The Rock
BN491-1 tk.8Cookin'
BN492-0 tk.9Brownie Speaks
BN493-0 tk.10De-Dah
BN494-0 tk.11You Go To My Head
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
BN524-2 tk.3Wail Bait
BN525-1 tk.9Hymn Of The Orient
BN527-1 tk.21Cherokee
BN528-0 tk.23Easy Living
BN529-0 tk.24Minor Mood
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81526 (pseudo stereo).
** part of Mosaic MR5-104; Blue Note 7243 8 34195 2.

Clifford Brown Memorial  (Prestige PRLP 7055)

Clifford Brown, Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Herb Mullins (trombone) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) Benny Golson (tenor sax) Oscar Estell (baritone sax) Tadd Dameron (piano, arranger) Percy Heath (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, June 11, 1953
490Philly J.J.
491-1Choose Now
491-2-
492Dial "B" For Beauty
493Theme Of No Repeat
** originally intended as New Jazz NJLP 8301.
** also issued on Prestige PR 7662 entitled "The Clifford Brown Memorial Album". Prestige PR 16008; Original Jazz Classics OJC-017, OJCCD-017-2.

The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson, Volume 2  (Blue Note BLP 1506)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Jay Jay Johnson (trombone) Jimmy Heath (tenor, baritone sax) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 22, 1953
BN503-2 tk.3Capri (alternate take)
BN505-2 tk.8Turnpike (alternate take)
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81506 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 81506 2.

The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson, Volume 1  (Blue Note BLP 1505)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Jay Jay Johnson (trombone) Jimmy Heath (tenor, baritone sax) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, June 22, 1953
BN503-3 tk.4Capri
BN504-0 tk.5Lover Man
BN505-0 tk.6Turnpike
BN506-2 tk.11Sketch One
BN508-0 tk.14Get Happy
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81505 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 81505 2.

Quincy Jones - Stockholm Sweetnin'  (Metronome (Swd) MLP 15020)

Clifford Brown, Art Farmer (trumpet) Ake Persson (trombone) Arne Domnerus (alto sax, clarinet) Lars Gullin (baritone sax) Bengt Hallberg (piano) Gunnar Johnson (bass) Jack Noren (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger, director)
Stockholm, Sweden, September 15, 1953
mr524Stockholm Sweetnin'
mr525-1'Scuse These Blues (as 'Cuse These Blues)
mr526Falling In Love With Love
mr527-1Lover Come Back To Me

Various Artists - Americans In Sweden 1949-1954, Vol. 2 - Stockholm Sweetnin'  (Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-103)

Clifford Brown, Art Farmer (trumpet) Ake Persson (trombone) Arne Domnerus (alto sax, clarinet) Lars Gullin (baritone sax) Bengt Hallberg (piano) Gunnar Johnson (bass) Jack Noren (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger, director): same session
Stockholm, Sweden, September 15, 1953
mr525-2'Scuse These Blues (alternate take)
mr527-2Lover Come Back To Me (alternate take)

The Clifford Brown Big Band In Paris  (Prestige PR 7840)

Clifford Brown, Art Farmer, Fernand Verstraete, Walter Williams (trumpet) Fred Gerard (trumpet -1,2) Quincy Jones (trumpet, arranger) Jimmy Cleveland, Al Hayse, Bill Tamper (trombone) Gigi Gryce, Anthony Ortega (alto sax) Henri Bernard, Clifford Solomon (tenor sax) Henri Jouot (baritone sax) Henri Renaud (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
Paris, France, September 28, 1953
1. 53V4655-1Brown Skins
2. 53V4655-2Brown Skins (alternate take)
3. 53V4658-1Keeping Up With Jonesy
4. 53V4658-2Keeping Up With Jonesy (alternate take)
Clifford Brown, Art Farmer, Quincy Jones, Walter Williams (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Al Hayse, Benny Vasseur (trombone) Gigi Gryce, Anthony Ortega (alto sax) Andre Dabonneville, Clifford Solomon (tenor sax) William Boucaya (baritone sax) Henri Renaud (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, October 9, 1953
(tk.1)Bum's Rush
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) Clifford Solomon (tenor sax) Henri Renaud (piano) Jimmy Gourley (guitar) Pierre Michelot (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, October 10, 1953
No Start, No End
Venez Donc Chez Moi (as Chez Moi)
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Gigi Gryce, Anthony Ortega (alto sax) Clifford Solomon (tenor sax) William Boucaya (baritone sax) Quincy Jones (piano) Marcel Dutrieux (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, October 11, 1953
(tk.1)All Weird
(tk.2)All Weird (alternate take)
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-359, OJCCD-359-2.

Clifford Brown - The Complete Paris Collection, Vol. 1 - Jazz Legacy 3  (Jazz Legacy (F) JL 53)

Clifford Brown, Art Farmer, Fernand Verstraete, Walter Williams (trumpet) Quincy Jones (trumpet, arranger) Jimmy Cleveland, Al Hayse, Bill Tamper (trombone) Gigi Gryce, Anthony Ortega (alto sax) Henri Bernard, Clifford Solomon (tenor sax) Henri Jouot (baritone sax) Henri Renaud (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
Paris, France, September 28, 1953
53V4656-1Deltitnu

The Clifford Brown Sextet In Paris  (Prestige PR 7794)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) Henri Renaud (piano) Jimmy Gourley (guitar -1/4) Pierre Michelot (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, September 29, 1953
1. 53V4659-1Conception (Blue Concept)
2. 53V4659-2Conception (Blue Concept) (alternate take)
3. 53V4660-1All The Things You Are
4. 53V4660-2All The Things You Are (alternate take)
5. 53V4661-1I Cover The Waterfront
6. 53V4662-1Goofin' With Me
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) Henri Renaud (piano) Jimmy Gourley (guitar -1/4) Pierre Michelot (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, October 8, 1953
1. (tk.1)Minority
2. (tk.2)Minority (alternate take)
3. (tk.1)Salute To The Bandbox
4. (tk.2)Salute To The Bandbox (alternate take)
5. (tk.1)Strictly Romantic
6. -Baby
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-358, OJCCD-358-2.

Lionel Hampton - European Concert 1953  (IAJRC 31)

Clifford Brown, Art Farmer, Quincy Jones, Walter Williams (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, George Cooper, Al Hayse (trombone) Gigi Gryce, Anthony Ortega (alto sax) Clifford Scott, Clifford Solomon (tenor sax) Oscar Estell (baritone sax) Lionel Hampton (vibes) George Wallington (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) Monk Montgomery (bass) Alan Dawson, Curley Hamner (drums) Sonny Parker, Annie Ross (vocals)
Sweden, September-October, 1953
Opener
Summertime
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Oh, Rock
How High The Moon
Stardust
I Only Have Eyes For You
Blue Boy

Lionel Hampton - European Tour 1953  (Royal Jazz (D) RJD 517)

Clifford Brown, Art Farmer, Quincy Jones, Walter Williams (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, George Cooper, Al Hayse (trombone) Gigi Gryce, Anthony Ortega (alto sax) Clifford Scott, Clifford Solomon (tenor sax) Oscar Estell (baritone sax) Lionel Hampton (vibes) George Wallington (piano) Monk Montgomery (bass) Alan Dawson, Curley Hamner (drums) Sonny Parker (vocals): omit Mackel, Ross
Sweden, September-October, 1953
Blues
Always
I'm Beginning To See The Light
Tenderly
Boogie Woogie

Clifford Brown - The Complete Paris Collection, Vol. 2 - Jazz Legacy 36  (Jazz Legacy (F) JL 86)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) Henri Renaud (piano) Jimmy Gourley (guitar -1) Pierre Michelot (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, October 8, 1953
1. (tk.3)Minority (alternate take)
2. (tk.2)Baby (alternate take)

Gigi Gryce, Clifford Brown, Art Farmer - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 8  (Mode (F) CMDINT 9560)

Clifford Brown, Art Farmer, Quincy Jones, Walter Williams (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Al Hayse, Benny Vasseur (trombone) Gigi Gryce, Anthony Ortega (alto sax) Andre Dabonneville, Clifford Solomon (tenor sax) William Boucaya (baritone sax) Henri Renaud (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, October 9, 1953
(tk.1)Quick Step
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) Clifford Solomon (tenor sax) Henri Renaud (piano) Jimmy Gourley (guitar) Pierre Michelot (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, October 10, 1953
Hello (as Hellow)

Clifford Brown - The Complete Paris Collection, Vol. 3 - Jazz Legacy 52  (Jazz Legacy (F) 500102)

Clifford Brown, Art Farmer, Quincy Jones, Walter Williams (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Al Hayse, Benny Vasseur (trombone) Gigi Gryce, Anthony Ortega (alto sax) Andre Dabonneville, Clifford Solomon (tenor sax) William Boucaya (baritone sax) Henri Renaud (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, October 9, 1953
(tk.2)Quick Step (alternate take)
(tk.3)-
(tk.2)Bum's Rush (alternate take)
(tk.3)-
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Gigi Gryce, Anthony Ortega (alto sax) Clifford Solomon (tenor sax) William Boucaya (baritone sax) Quincy Jones (piano) Marcel Dutrieux (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, October 11, 1953
(tk.3)All Weird (alternate take)

The Clifford Brown Quartet In Paris  (Prestige PR 7761)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Henri Renaud (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Benny Bennett (drums)
Paris, France, October 15, 1953
53V4718-1Blue And Brown
53V4719-1I Can Dream, Can't I
53V4719-2I Can Dream, Can't I (alternate take)
53V4719-3-
53V4720-1The Song Is You (as Brownie Mood)
53V4720-2The Song Is You (alternate take)
53V4721-1Come Rain Or Come Shine
53V4721-2Come Rain Or Come Shine (alternate take)
53V4722-1It Might As Well Be Spring
53V4723-1You're A Lucky Guy
53V4723-2You're A Lucky Guy (alternate take)
53V4723-3-
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-357, OJCCD-357-2.

Clifford Brown - The Complete Paris Collection, Vol. 4 - Jazz Legacy 59  (Jazz Legacy (F) 500109)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Henri Renaud (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Benny Bennett (drums): same session
Paris, France, October 15, 1953
53V4722-2It Might As Well Be Spring (alternate take)

Various Artists - International Jam Sessions  (Xanadu 122)

Clifford Brown, Art Farmer, Quincy Jones, Jorgen Ryg (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Gigi Gryce, Anthony Ortega (alto sax) Clifford Solomon (tenor sax) Max Bruel (baritone sax) Jorgen Bengtson (piano) Erik Moseholm (bass) possibly Ole Jorgensen (drums)
"Forsvarsbrodrenes Hus", Copenhagen, Denmark, November 12, 1953
CA115Indiana

1954

Art Blakey - Live Messengers  (Blue Note BN-LA473-J2)

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
tk.1Wee Dot (alternate take)

Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland, Volume 2  (Blue Note BLP 1522)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto sax) Horace Silver (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Pee Wee Marquette (announcer): same session
"Birdland", NYC, 1st set, February 21, 1954
tk.2Now's The Time
same personnel
"Birdland", NYC, 2nd set, February 21, 1954
tk.4Confirmation
same personnel
"Birdland", NYC, 4th set, February 21, 1954
tk.13Quicksilver (alternate take)
same personnel
"Birdland", NYC, 5th set, February 21, 1954
tk.17Wee Dot
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81522 (pseudo stereo), (J) NR-8839, (J) LNJ-70092, CDP 7 46520 2.
** part of Mosaic MR5-104; Blue Note 7243 8 34195 2.

Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland, Volume 2  (Blue Note (J) NR-8839)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto sax) Horace Silver (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Pee Wee Marquette (announcer): same session
"Birdland", NYC, 5th set, February 21, 1954
tk.16The Way You Look Tonight
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 1522 + 1 bonus track.

Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland, Volume 1  (Blue Note BLP 1521)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto sax -2) Horace Silver (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Pee Wee Marquette (announcer)
"Birdland", NYC, 2nd set, February 21, 1954
1. tk.5Once In A While
2. tk.6Mayreh
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto sax) Horace Silver (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Pee Wee Marquette (announcer)
"Birdland", NYC, 3rd set, February 21, 1954
tk.9Split Kick
same personnel
"Birdland", NYC, 4th set, February 21, 1954
tk.12A Night In Tunisia
same personnel
"Birdland", NYC, 5th set, February 21, 1954
tk.18Quicksilver
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81521 (pseudo stereo), (J) NR-8838, (J) LNJ-70091, CDP 7 46519 2.
** part of Mosaic MR5-104; Blue Note 7243 8 34195 2.

Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland, Volume 1  (Blue Note (J) NR-8838)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto sax) Horace Silver (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Pee Wee Marquette (announcer): same session
"Birdland", NYC, 5th set, February 21, 1954
tk.15Blues (Improvisation)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 1521 + 1 bonus track.

Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland, Volume 3  (Blue Note (J) BNJ-61002)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto sax) Horace Silver (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Pee Wee Marquette (announcer): same personnel
"Birdland", NYC, 3rd set, February 21, 1954
tk.10Lou's Blues
** also issued on Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1602.

The Best Of Max Roach And Clifford Brown In Concert!  (Gene Norman Presents GNP 18)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Teddy Edwards (tenor sax -1,3) Carl Perkins (piano) George Bledsoe (bass) Max Roach (drums) Gene Norman (announcer)
"California Club", Los Angeles, CA, April, 1954
1. GNP113All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
2. -Tenderly
3. GNP114Sunset Eyes
4. -Clifford's Axe
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums) Gene Norman (announcer)
"California Club", Los Angeles, CA, August 30, 1954
GNP125Jor-Du
-I Can't Get Started
GNP126I Get A Kick Out Of You
-Parisian Thoroughfare

Clifford Brown - Jazz Immortal  (Pacific Jazz PJ-3)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Montrose (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 12, 1954
Finders Keepers
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Montrose (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1954
Bones For Jones
** also issued on Pacific Jazz ST-20139.

Jack Montrose - Arranged By Montrose  (Pacific Jazz PJ-1214)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Montrose (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 12, 1954
Joy Spring
Daahoud
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Montrose (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1954
PJ-1648Tiny Capers
PJ-1650Gone With The Wind
Blueberry Hill
** also issued on World Pacific PJ-1214.

Clifford Brown And Max Roach  (EmArcy MG 36036)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 2, 1954
10856-2Delilah
10858-2Parisian Thoroughfare
same personnel
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1954
10859-3Jordu (edited version)
same personnel
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1954
10877-4Joy Spring
10880Daahoud
same personnel
Capitol Studios, NYC, February 24, 1955
11364-8The Blues Walk
same personnel
Capitol Studios, NYC, February 25, 1955
11365-13What Am I Here For

Clifford Brown, Max Roach - Brown And Roach Incorporated  (EmArcy MG 36008)

Harold Land (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 2, 1954
10857-2Darn That Dream
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax -1) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1954
1. 10860-10Sweet Clifford
2. 10861-7Ghost Of A Chance
Clifford Brown (trumpet -1,2) Harold Land (tenor sax -1,2) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1954
1. 10866-8Stompin' At The Savoy
2. 10867-4I Get A Kick Out Of You
3. 10868-1I'll String Along With You
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1954
10878-1/4Mildama (edited version)

The Immortal Clifford Brown  (Limelight LM 2-8201)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1954
10859-3Jordu (complete version)
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, February 17, 1956
12462-9Flossie Lou
** also issued on Limelight LS 2-8601.

Clifford Brown - The Boss Man  (Time LP 8)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1954
10860Sweet Clifford (mistitled as Clifford's Fantasy)
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Kenny Drew (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1954
10887Caravan (The Boss Man)

Max Roach, Clifford Brown - Daahoud  (Mainstream MRL 386)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1954
10861-6Ghost Of A Chance (alternate take)
Clifford Brown (trumpet -2) Harold Land (tenor sax -2) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1954
1. 10879-6These Foolish Things
2. 10880-5Daahoud (alternate take)

The Complete EmArcy Recordings Of Clifford Brown - Brownie  (EmArcy 838 306-2)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1954
10867-5I Get A Kick Out Of You (alternate take)
same personnel
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1954
10877-3Joy Spring (alternate take)
10878-2Mildama (take 2)
10878-4Mildama (take 4)
10878-6Mildama (take 6)
10878Mildama (section II)
-Mildama (section III)
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Clifford Brown (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, February 16, 1956
12463-6What Is This Thing Called Love (alternate take)
12464-1Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing (breakdown)
12464-2Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing (alternate take)
same personnel
NYC, February 17, 1956
12459-2I'll Remember April (breakdown)
12462Flossie Lou (rehearsal take)
12462-3Flossie Lou (alternate take 1)
12462-7Flossie Lou (alternate take 2)
12462-8Flossie Lou (alternate take 3)

Clifford Brown - More Study In Brown  (EmArcy (J) 195J-1)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1954
10878-5Mildama (take 5)
same personnel
Capitol Studios, NYC, February 23, 1955
11360-12Land's End (alternate take)
same personnel
Capitol Studios, NYC, February 24, 1955
11364-5The Blues Walk (alternate take)
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, February 17, 1956
12459-3I'll Remember April (alternate take)

Clifford Brown All Stars - Caravan  (EmArcy MG 36102)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Herb Geller, Joe Maini (alto sax -2) Walter Benton (tenor sax -2) Kenny Drew (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1954
1. 10887Caravan
2. 10888Autumn In New York

Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album  (Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Herb Geller, Joe Maini (alto sax) Walter Benton (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1954
10885Coronado (aka Coronodo) (rehearsal take)

Clifford Brown - Jams 2  (EmArcy (J) 195J-2)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Herb Geller, Joe Maini (alto sax) Walter Benton (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1954
10885-6Coronado (aka Coronodo)
Clifford Brown, Maynard Ferguson, Clark Terry (trumpet) Herb Geller (alto sax) Harold Land (tenor sax) Junior Mance, Richie Powell (piano) Keter Betts or George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1954
10911-3I'll Remember April

Various Artists - Best Coast Jazz  (EmArcy MG 36039)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Herb Geller, Joe Maini (alto sax) Walter Benton (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1954
10885-10Coronado (aka Coronodo)
10886-1You Go To My Head

Various Artists - Best Coast Jazz  (EmArcy EP 1-6141)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Herb Geller, Joe Maini (alto sax) Walter Benton (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1954
10885-10Coronado (edited version)
10886-1You Go To My Head (edited version)

Various Artists - Jazz West Coast  (Pacific Jazz JWC-500)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Montrose (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1954
Tiny Capers (alternate take)
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-500.

Clifford Brown - Jazz Immortal (RVG Edition)  (Pacific Jazz 7243 8 32142 2)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Montrose (arranger): same session
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1954
Gone With The Wind (alternate take)

Various Artists - Jam Session  (EmArcy MG 36002)

Clifford Brown, Maynard Ferguson, Clark Terry (trumpet) Herb Geller (alto sax -1,2,4) Harold Land (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) Junior Mance (piano -1,2,4) Keter Betts, George Morrow (bass -1,2,4) Keter Betts or George Morrow (bass -3) Max Roach (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals -3)
Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1954
1. 10900-1What Is This Thing Called Love
2. 10903-2Move
3. 10904-3Darn That Dream
4. 10906-1My Funny Valentine / Don't Worry 'Bout Me / Bess, You Is My Woman Now / It Might As Well Be Spring

Dinah Jams Featuring Dinah Washington  (EmArcy MG 36000)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Maynard Ferguson, Clark Terry (trumpet -1,3,4) Herb Geller (alto sax -3,4) Harold Land (tenor sax -3,4) Junior Mance (piano) Richie Powell (piano -4) Keter Betts or George Morrow (bass -1/3) Keter Betts, George Morrow (bass -4) Max Roach (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1954
1. 10901I've Got You Under My Skin
2. 10902No More
3. 10905-2You Go To My Head
4. 10907-5Lover Come Back To Me
** also issued on Universal (J) UCCM-9031 entitled "Dinah Jams Featuring Dinah Washington + 4".

Sarah Vaughan  (EmArcy MG 36004)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute) Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 16, 1954
11077-8September Song
11078-7/9Lullaby Of Birdland (edited version)
11079-6I'm Glad There Is You
11080-7You're Not The Kind
same personnel
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 18, 1954
11081-5Jim
11082-5He's My Guy
11083-8April In Paris
11084-4It's Crazy
11085-1Embraceable You
** also issued on Verve 314 543 305-2.

The Complete Sarah Vaughan On Mercury, Vol. 1 - Great Jazz Years 1954-1956  (Mercury 826 320-2)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute) Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals): same personnel
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 16, 1954
11078Lullaby Of Birdland

Helen Merrill  (EmArcy MG 36006)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Danny Bank (flute, baritone sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Helen Merrill (vocals) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 22, 1954
11087-5Don't Explain
11088-3Born To Be Blue
11089-6You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
11090-10'S Wonderful
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Danny Bank (flute, baritone sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Helen Merrill (vocals) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 24, 1954
11091-7Yesterdays
11092-10Falling In Love With Love
11093-1What's New
** also issued on Universal (J) UCCM-9032.

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

Clifford Brown (trumpet)
Clifford Brown's home, Phildelphia, PA, probably 1954
Cherokee (practice)

1955

Clifford Brown With Strings  (EmArcy MG 36005)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Richie Powell (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums) 6 violins, 2 violas, 1 cello, Neal Hefti (arranger, conductor)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 18, 1955
11116-6Portrait Of Jennie
11117-5What's New
11118-4Yesterdays
11119-8Where Or When
same personnel
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 19, 1955
11120-7Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
11121-11Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
11122-8Laura
11123-4Memories Of You
same personnel
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 20, 1955
11124-6Embraceable You
11125-7Blue Moon
11126-4Willow Weep For Me
11127-7Stardust
** also issued on West Wind (G) WW 032, WW 2032 entitled "Clifford Brown And The Neal Hefti Orchestra".

Clifford Brown, Max Roach - Study In Brown  (EmArcy MG 36037)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, NYC, February 23, 1955
11358-7Gerkin' For Perkin'
11359-7Take The "A" Train
11361-15Swingin'
same personnel
Capitol Studios, NYC, February 24, 1955
11362George's Dilemma (Ulcer Department)
11363-15If I Love Again
same personnel
Capitol Studios, NYC, February 25, 1955
11366-2Cherokee (Indian Love Song)
11367Jacqui
11368-4Sandu

Various Artists - Trumpet Interlude  (EmArcy MG 36017)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
Capitol Studios, NYC, February 23, 1955
11360-14Land's End

Count Basie With His All Time Great Orchestra  (Hall Of Fame JG 629)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, May 6, 1955
I Get A Kick Out Of You

Gene Krupa Quartet, Max Roach - Clifford Brown Quintet  (Hall Of Fame JG 633)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, May 6, 1955
Variations (The Blues Walk)

Chet Baker Quartet Plus... - The Newport Years, Vol. 1  (Philology (It) W 51)

Paul Desmond (alto sax) Dave Brubeck (piano) Norman Bates (bass) Joe Dodge (drums) with Chet Baker, Clifford Brown (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 16, 1955
Tea For Two
** also issued on Philology (It) W 51.2.

Clifford Brown, Max Roach - Raw Genius 1  (Victor (J) SMJ-6185M)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Nicky Hill, Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Billy Wallace (piano) Leo Blevins (guitar) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Bee Hive Club", Chicago, IL, November 7, 1955
I'll Remember April, Part 1 & 2
Woody'n You
Hot House
** part of Columbia JG 35965.

Clifford Brown, Max Roach - Raw Genius 2  (Victor (J) SMJ-6186M)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Nicky Hill (tenor sax) unknown (tenor sax -1) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax -2) Billy Wallace (piano -1) Chris Anderson (piano -2) Leo Blevins (guitar) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Bee Hive Club", Chicago, IL, November 7, 1955
1.Walkin'
2.Cherokee
** part of Columbia JG 35965.

1956 (aged 25)

Clifford Brown And Max Roach At Basin Street  (EmArcy MG 36070)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 4, 1956
12421-4Gertrude's Bounce
12423-12Powell's Prances
same personnel
NYC, February 16, 1956
12463-7What Is This Thing Called Love
12464-14Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing
same personnel
NYC, February 17, 1956
12459-1I'll Remember April
12460-8Time
12461-16The Scene Is Clean

Clifford Brown - The Quintet, Vol. 2  (EmArcy EMS 2-407)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
NYC, January 4, 1956
12422-10Junior's Arrival (aka Step Lightly)

Clifford Brown - Pure Genius, Vol. 1  (Elektra Musician E1-60026)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
probably live in NYC, early 1956
I'll Remember April
What's New
Daahoud
Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be)
52nd Street Theme

Sonny Rollins Plus 4  (Prestige PRLP 7038)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
NYC, March 22, 1956
867I Feel A Song Comin' On
868Pent-Up House
869Valse Hot
870Kiss And Run
** also issued on Prestige PRLP 7291 entitled "Sonny Rollins, Clifford Brown, Max Roach - 3 Giants!". Prestige PR 7821 entitled "Sonny Rollins, Clifford Brown, Max Roach - Three Giants". Original Jazz Classics OJC-243, OJCCD-243-2.

Max Roach - Clifford Brown Quintet Live At Basin Street, April, 1956  (Ingo (It) two)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Basin Street East", NYC, April 28, 1956
Valse Hot (as Waltz Hot)
I Feel A Song Comin' On
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
"Basin Street East", NYC, May 6, 1956
Sweet Clifford
What's New
Daahoud

Clifford Brown - Brownie's Eyes, Vol. 7  (Philology (It) W 1008.2)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) probably Richie Powell (piano) probably George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums) Bob Story (announcer)
WIOR radio broadcast, "Continental Restaurant", Norfolk, VA, June 18, 1956
Just One Of Those Things
You Go To My Head
Good Bait

Clifford Brown - Brownie's Eyes, Vol. 8  (Philology (It) W 1009.2)

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto sax -5) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) probably Richie Powell (piano) probably George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums) Bob Story (announcer)
WIOR radio broadcast, "Continental Restaurant", Norfolk, VA, June 18, 1956
1.One For My Baby
2.Someone To Watch Over Me
3.What's New
4.These Foolish Things
5.I Get A Kick Out Of You