Contemporary Records Catalog: Stereo 7000, California 1500 series

Stereo 7000 series (12 inch LP)

S7001   Music To Listen To Barney Kessel By (Vol. 4)

Barney Kessel, guitar; Buddy Collette, flute, alto flute, clarinet; Jules Jacob, oboe, English horn; Howard Terry, bassoon, clarinet, bass clarinet; George W. Smith, clarinet; Justin Gordon, clarinet, bass clarinet; Andre Previn, piano; Buddy Clark, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1956

Makin' Whoopee
Gone With The Wind
I Love You
Fascinating Rhythm

Barney Kessel, guitar; Ted Nash, flute, clarinet; Jules Jacob, oboe, English horn; Howard Terry, bassoon, clarinet, bass clarinet; George W. Smith, clarinet; Justin Gordon, clarinet, bass clarinet; Jimmie Rowles, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, October 15, 1956

Cheerful Little Earful
My Reverie
Blues For A Playboy
Carioca

Barney Kessel, guitar; Ted Nash, flute, clarinet; Jules Jacob, oboe, English horn; Howard Terry, bassoon, clarinet, bass clarinet; George W. Smith, clarinet; Justin Gordon, clarinet, bass clarinet; Jimmie Rowles, piano #1,3; Claude Williamson, piano #2; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, December 4, 1956

1.Love Is For The Very Young
2.Mountain Greenery
3.Indian Summer

Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass.

Laura

** originally released on Contemporary C3521.

S7002   Shelly Manne & His Friends (Vol. 2) - My Fair Lady

Andre Previn, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, August 17, 1956

LK700Get Me To The Church On Time
LK701On The Street Where You Live
I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face
Wouldn't It Be Loverly
Ascot Gavotte
Show Me
With A Little Bit Of Luck
I Could Have Danced All Night

** originally released on Contemporary C3527 as "Shelly Manne & His Friends Vol. 2 - My Fair Lady".

S7003   The Leroy Vinnegar Sextet - Leroy Walks!

Gerald Wilson, trumpet; Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibraharp; Carl Perkins, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Tony Bazley, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, July 15, 1957

Walk On
Walkin'

same personnel.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, September 16, 1957

On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Walkin' My Baby Back Home
I'll Walk Alone

same personnel.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, September 23, 1957

Would You Like To Take A Walk
Walkin' By The River

** originally released on Contemporary C3542.

S7004   Andre Previn & His Pals - Pal Joey

Andre Previn, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, October 28 and 29, 1957

I Could Write A Book
That Terrific Rainbow
Bewitched
Take Him
Zip
It's A Great Big Town
What Is A Man?
I'm Talkin' With My Pal
Do It The Hard Way

** originally released on Contemporary C3543 as "Andre Previn & His Pals (Vol. 1) - Pal Joey".

S7005   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Goes To Sea

Danny Alguire, trumpet; Ward Kimball, trombone; George Probert, soprano sax; Frank Thomas, piano; Dick Roberts, banjo; Ralph Ball, tuba; Eddie Forrest, drums.

Good Time Jazz studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 24, 1957

Over The Waves
Peoria
Asleep In The Deep

Danny Alguire, trumpet; Ward Kimball, trombone; George Probert, soprano sax; Frank Thomas, piano; Dick Roberts, banjo; George Bruns, tuba; Eddie Forrest, drums.

Good Time Jazz studio, Los Angeles, CA, July 29, 1957

By The Beautiful Sea
Minnie The Mermaid
She Was Just A Sailor's Sweetheart
Red Sails In The Sunset

same personnel.

Good Time Jazz studio, Los Angeles, CA, September 30, 1957

When My Dreamboat Comes Home
A Sailboat In The Moonlight
On The Good Ship Lollipop
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

same personnel.

Good Time Jazz studio, Los Angeles, CA, November 18, 1957

Anchors Aweigh

** originally released on Good Time Jazz L-12028 as "Firehouse Five Plus Two (Vol. 6) - Goes To Sea".

S7006   Mendelssohn - String Quartet In E Flat / Glinka - String Quartet In F -- Westwood String Quartet

no details.

** originally released on SFM SFM 1001.

S7007   Shelly Manne & His Men - Swinging Sounds In Stereo

Stu Williamson, trumpet; Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, July 16, and August 15 and 16, 1956

Moose The Mooche
The Wind
Pint Of Blues
Tommyhawk
Quartet, A Suite In Four Parts

** originally released on Contemporary C3519 as "Shelly Manne & His Men Vol. 5 - More Swinging Sounds".

S7008   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars (Vol. 8) - Music For Lighthousekeeping

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, October 2, 9 and 16, 1956

Love Me Or Levey
Taxi War Dance
Octavia
Mambo Las Vegas
Jubilation
I Deal
Latin For Lovers
Topsy

** originally released on Contemporary C3528.

S7009   Music To Listen To Red Norvo By

Buddy Collette, flute; Bill Smith, clarinet; Red Norvo, vibes; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, January 26, February 9, and March 2, 1957

Poeme
Red Sails
The Red Broom
Rubricity
Paying The Dues Blues
Divertimento: 1st Movement / 2nd Movement / 3rd Movement / 4th Movement

** originally released on Contemporary C3534.

S7010   Barney Kessel - The Poll Winners

Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 18 and 19, 1957

Jordu
Satin Doll
It Could Happen To You
Mean To Me
Don't Worry 'Bout Me
Green Dolphin Street
You Go To My Head
Minor Mood
Nagasaki

** originally released on Contemporary C3535 as "Barney Kessel (Vol. 5) - The Poll Winners".

S7011   Andre Previn & Russ Freeman - Double Play!

Russ Freeman, Andre Previn, piano; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, April 30, and May 11, 1957

Take Me Out To The Ball Game
Who's On First?
Called On Account Of Rain
In The Cellar Blues
Batter Up
Double Play
Safe At Home
Fungo
Strike Out The Band

** originally released on Contemporary C3537.

S7012   The Music Of Bob Cooper - Coop!

Frank Rosolino, trombone; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibraharp; Lou Levy, piano; Max Bennett, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; accompanied by Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist, trumpet #3-5; Johnny Halliburton, trombone #3-5.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, August 26 and 27, 1957

1.Jazz Theme And Four Variations: Main Theme: Sunday Mood
2.Jazz Theme And Four Variations: 1st Variation: A Blue Period
3.Jazz Theme And Four Variations: 2nd Variation: Happy Changes
4.Jazz Theme And Four Variations: 3rd Variation: Night Stroll
5.Jazz Theme And Four Variations: 4th Variation: Saturday Dance
6.Confirmation
7.Easy Living
8.Frankie & Johnny
9.Day Dream
10.Somebody Loves Me

** originally released on Contemporary C3544.

S7013   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band With Vocals By Clancy Hayes - Scobey & Clancy Raid The Juke Box

Bob Scobey, trumpet; Jack Buck, Doug Skinner, trombone; Pud Brown, clarinet; Stan Wrightsman, piano; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocal; Bob Short, string bass, tuba; Dave Black, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January 19 and 20, 1958

Bye Bye Love
Singing The Blues
Yellow Dog Blues
Tammy
Round And Round
All Shook Up
Love Letters In The Sand
Marianne
C.C. Rider
So Rare
Blueberry Hill
Don't Forbid Me

** originally released on California M1501.

S7014   Ernest Chausson - Quartet In A Minor, Opus 30 -- Andre Previn With Members Of The Roth Quartet

no details.

** originally released on SFM SFM 1003.

S7015   William O. Smith - String Quartet / Capriccio For Violin & Piano / Suite For Violin & Clarinet

The Amati String Quartet: Jeanette Violin, 1st violin; Mary Laporte, 2nd violin; Maxine Johnson, viola; Marie Manahan, cello; William O. Smith, composer.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 13, 1957

String Quartet: 1. Allegro
String Quartet: 2. Vivace
String Quartet: 3. Adagio
String Quartet: 4. Allegro

William O. Smith, clarinet; Nathan Rubin, violin; William O. Smith, composer.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, June 7, 1957

Suite For Violin & Clarinet: 1. Overture
Suite For Violin & Clarinet: 2. Song
Suite For Violin & Clarinet: 3. Dance
Suite For Violin & Clarinet: 4. Burlesque
Suite For Violin & Clarinet: 5. Finale

Nathan Rubin, violin; Andre Previn, piano; William O. Smith, composer.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, June 12, 1957

Capriccio For Violin & Piano: 1. Allegro Moderato
Capriccio For Violin & Piano: 2. Andante
Capriccio For Violin & Piano: 3. Allegro

** originally released on Contemporary C6001.

S7016   Ernst Toch - Quartet In D Flat Major, Op. 18 / Serenade (Spitzweg) In G, Op. 25 -- The Westwood String Quartet, The Westwood String Trio

The Westwood String Quartet: Louis Kaufman, 1st violin; Joseph Stepanski, 2nd violin; Louis Kievman, viola; George Niekrug, cello; Ernst Toch, composer.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, released 1958

Quartet In D Flat Major, Op. 18: 1. Quasi Prologus. Langsam
Quartet In D Flat Major, Op. 18: 2. Lebhaft
Quartet In D Flat Major, Op. 18: 3. Andante
Quartet In D Flat Major, Op. 18: 4. Allegro Giocoso
Quartet In D Flat Major, Op. 18: 5. Allegro Impetuoso Ed Appassionato

The Westwood String Trio: Louis Kaufman, 1st violin; Joseph Stepanski, 2nd violin; Louis Kievman, viola; Ernst Toch, composer.

Serenade (Spitzweg) In G, Op. 25

** originally released on Contemporary C6002.

S7017   Sonny Rollins - Way Out West In Stereo

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Ray Brown, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 7, 1957

I'm An Old Cowhand
Solitude
Come, Gone
Wagon Wheels
There Is No Greater Love
Way Out West

** originally released on Contemporary C3530 as "Way Out West".

S7018   Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section

Art Pepper, alto sax; Red Garland, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, January 19, 1957

You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
Red Pepper Blues
Imagination
Waltz Me Blues
Straight Life
Jazz Me Blues
Tin Tin Deo
Star Eyes
Birks Works

** originally released on Contemporary C3532.

S7019   Shelly Manne & His Friends - Li'l Abner

Andre Previn, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 6, 7 and 25, 1957

LK706Jubilation T. Cornpone
The Country's In The Very Best Of Hands
If I Had My Druthers
Unnecessary Town
Matrimonial Stomp
Progress Is The Root Of All Evil
Oh, Happy Day
Namely You
LK707Past My Prime

** originally released on Contemporary C3533 as "Shelly Manne & His Friends (Vol. 3) - Li'l Abner".

S7020   Andre Previn & His Pals - Gigi

Andre Previn, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, April 7 and 8, 1958

The Parisians
I Remember It Well
A Toujours
It's A Bore
Aunt Alicia's March
Thank Heaven For Little Girls
Gigi
She Is Not Thinking Of Me

** originally released on Contemporary C3548 as "Andre Previn & His Pals (Vol. 2) - Gigi".

S7021   The Famous Castle Jazz Band In Stereo

Don Kinch, cornet; George Brunis, trombone; Bob Gilbert, clarinet; Freddie Crews, piano; Monte Ballou, banjo; Bob Short, bass, tuba; Homer Welch, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 19 and 20, 1957

Sweet Georgia Brown
Royal Garden Blues
I've Been Floating Down The Old Green River
At A Georgia Camp Meeting
Careless Love
Tiger Rag
Dippermouth Blues
Smokey Mokes
Kansas City Stomp
The Torch
Ory's Creole Trombone
Farewell Blues

** originally released on Good Time Jazz L-12030 as "The Famous Castle Jazz Band".

S7022   Andrew Imbrie - Second String Quartet -- The California String Quartet & Third String Quartet -- The Walden String Quartet

no details.

** originally released on Contemporary C6003.

S7023   Guillaume Lekeu - Trio -- Natalie Ryshan, Israel Baker, Armand Kaproff

no details.

** originally released on SFM SFM 1004.

S7024   Vernon Duke - String Quartet (C) / Surrealist Suite And Three Caprices For Piano & Variations On An Old Russian Chant For Oboe And Strings

no details.

** originally released on Contemporary C6004.

S7025   Shelly Manne & His Men Play Peter Gunn

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Herb Geller, alto sax; Victor Feldman, vibes, marimba; Russ Freeman, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary Records, Los Angeles, CA, January 19 and 20, 1959

LK721Peter Gunn
The Floater
Sorta Blue
The Brothers Go To Mother's
Soft Sounds
Fallout
LK722Slow And Easy
Brief And Breezy
Dreamsville
A Profound Gass

** originally released on Contemporary C3560.

S7026   Hampton Hawes!!!! - Four!

Hampton Hawes, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, January 27, 1958

Yardbird Suite
There Will Never Be Another You
Bow Jest
Sweet Sue
Up Blues
Like Someone In Love
Love Is Just Around The Corner

** originally released on Contemporary C3553.

S7027   Portrait Of Art Farmer

Art Farmer, trumpet; Hank Jones, piano; Addison Farmer, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

NYC, April 19, and May 1, 1958

Back In The Cage
Stablemates
The Very Thought Of You
And Now...
Nita
By Myself
Too Late Now
Earth

** originally released on Contemporary C3554.

S7028   Benny Carter - Jazz Giant

Frank Rosolino, trombone; Benny Carter, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Andre Previn, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, June 11, 1957

Old Fashioned Love
Blue Lou

Benny Carter, trumpet #1, alto sax #2; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Andre Previn, piano #1; Jimmie Rowles, piano #2; Barney Kessel, guitar; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1957

1.I'm Coming Virginia
2.A Walkin' Thing

Benny Carter, trumpet, alto sax; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Andre Previn, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, October 7, 1957

How Can You Lose

Benny Carter, alto sax; Andre Previn, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, April 21, 1958

Ain't She Sweet
Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me

** originally released on Contemporary C3555.

S7029   Barney Kessel - The Poll Winners Ride Again!

Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, August 19 and 21, 1958

LK716Be Deedle Dee Do
LK715Volare (Nel Blu, Dipinto Di Blu)
Spring Is Here
The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
Custard Puff
When The Red Red Robin Comes Bob Bob Bobbin' Along
Foreign Intrigue
Angel Eyes
The Merry Go Round Broke Down

** originally released on Contemporary C3556 as "Barney Kessel (Vol. 6) - The Poll Winners Ride Again!".

S7030   Shelly Manne & His Men Volume 7 - The Gambit

Stu Williamson, trumpet; Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, January 14, and July 17 and 25, 1957

The Gambit: I. Queen's Pawn
The Gambit: II. En Passant
The Gambit: III. Castling
The Gambit: IV. Checkmate

same personnel.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 24, 1958

Blu Gnu
Tom Brown's Buddy
Hugo Hurwhey

** originally released on Contemporary C3557.

California 1500 series (12 inch LP)

M1501   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band With Vocals By Clancy Hayes - Scobey & Clancy Raid The Juke Box

Bob Scobey, trumpet; Jack Buck, Doug Skinner, trombone; Pud Brown, clarinet; Stan Wrightsman, piano; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocal; Bob Short, string bass, tuba; Dave Black, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January 19 and 20, 1958

Bye Bye Love
Singing The Blues
Yellow Dog Blues
Tammy
Round And Round
All Shook Up
Love Letters In The Sand
Marianne
C.C. Rider
So Rare
Blueberry Hill
Don't Forbid Me

** also released on Stereo S7013; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12056-2.