Contemporary Records Catalog: Stereo 7000, California 1500 series

Stereo 7000 series (12 inch LP)

S7001   Music To Listen To Barney Kessel By

Buddy Collette, flute, alto flute, clarinet; Junie Cobb, oboe, English horn; George W. Smith, clarinet; Justin Gordon, clarinet, bass clarinet; Howard Terry, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon; Andre Previn, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Buddy Clark, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1956
Makin' Whoopee
Gone With The Wind
I Love You
Fascinating Rhythm
Ted Nash, flute, clarinet; Junie Cobb, oboe, English horn; George W. Smith, clarinet; Justin Gordon, clarinet, bass clarinet; Howard Terry, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, October 15, 1956
Cheerful Little Earful
My Reverie
Blues For A Playboy
Carioca
Ted Nash, flute, clarinet; Junie Cobb, oboe, English horn; George W. Smith, clarinet; Justin Gordon, clarinet, bass clarinet; Howard Terry, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon; Claude Williamson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December 4, 1956
Love Is For The Very Young
Mountain Greenery
Indian Summer
Laura
** reissue of Contemporary C3521.

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

Andre Previn, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums, tambourine.
Los Angeles, CA, August 17, 1956
Get Me To The Church On Time
On 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
** reissue of Contemporary C3527.

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
** reissue of Contemporary C3542.

S7004   Andre Previn & His Pals - Pal Joey

Andre Previn, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, October 28 & 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
** reissue of Contemporary C3543.

S7005   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Goes To Sea

Danny Alguire, cornet; Ward Kimball, trombone; George Probert, clarinet; Frank Thomas, piano; Dick Roberts, banjo; Ralph Ball, bass, tuba; Eddie Forrest, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, February 24, 1957
Over The Waves
Peoria
Asleep In The Deep
Danny Alguire, cornet; Ward Kimball, trombone; George Probert, clarinet; Frank Thomas, piano; Dick Roberts, banjo; George Bruns, bass, tuba; Eddie Forrest, drums.
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.
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.
Los Angeles, CA, November 18, 1957
Anchors Aweigh
** reissue of Good Time Jazz L-12028.

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

no details.
** reissue of SFM SFM 1001.

S7007   Shelly Manne & His Men - Swinging Sounds In Stereo

Stu Williamson, trumpet, valve trombone; Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, July 16, 1956
Quartet (a suite in four parts)
same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, August 15 & 16, 1956
Moose The Mooche
The Wind
Pint Of Blues
Tommyhawk
** reissue of Contemporary C3519 entitled "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.
Los Angeles, CA, October 2, 9 & 16, 1956
Love Me Or Levey
Taxi War Dance
Octavia
Mambo Las Vegas
Jubilation
I Deal
Latin For Lovers
Topsy
** reissue of 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.
Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1957
Poeme
Red Sails
The Red Broom
same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, February 9, 1957
Rubricity
Paying The Dues Blues
same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, March 2, 1957
Divertimento: 1st Movement / 2nd Movement / 3rd Movement / 4th Movement
** reissue of Contemporary C3534.

S7010   The Poll Winners

Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, March 18 & 19, 1957
Jordu
Satin Doll
It Could Happen To You
Mean To Me
Don't Worry 'Bout Me
On Green Dolphin Street
You Go To My Head
Minor Mood
Nagasaki
** reissue of Contemporary C3535.

S7011   Andre Previn & Russ Freeman - Double Play!

Russ Freeman, Andre Previn, piano; Shelly Manne, drums, tambourine.
Los Angeles, CA, April 30, 1957
Take Me Out To The Ball Game
Who's On First
Called On Account Of Rain
In The Cellar Blues
Batter Up
same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, May 11, 1957
Double Play
Safe At Home
Fungo
Strike Out The Band
** reissue of Contemporary C3537.

S7012   The Music Of Bob Cooper - Coop!

Frank Rosolino, trombone; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes; Lou Levy, piano; Max Bennett, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 26, 1957
Jazz Theme And Four Variations: Sunday Mood
Jazz Theme And Four Variations: A Blue Period
Confirmation
Easy Living
Frankie And Johnny
Day Dream
Somebody Loves Me
Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Johnny Halliburton, Frank Rosolino, trombone; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Lou Levy, piano; Max Bennett, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1957
Jazz Theme And Four Variations: Happy Changes
Jazz Theme And Four Variations: Night Stroll
Jazz Theme And Four Variations: Saturday Dance
** reissue of 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, vocals; Bob Short, string bass, tuba; Dave Black, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 19 & 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
** reissue of California M1501.

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

no details.
** reissue of 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
** reissue of 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
** reissue of Contemporary C6002.

S7017   Sonny Rollins - Way Out West In Stereo

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Ray Brown, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, March 7, 1957
I'm An Old Cowhand
Solitude
Come, Gone
Wagon Wheels
There Is No Greater Love
Way Out West
** reissue of Contemporary C3530 entitled "Way Out West".

S7018   Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section

Art Pepper, alto sax; Red Garland, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.
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
** reissue of 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 & 25, 1957
C706Jubilation 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
C707Past My Prime
** reissue of Contemporary C3533.

S7020   Andre Previn & His Pals - Gigi

Andre Previn, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 7 & 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
** reissue of Contemporary C3548.

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 & 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
** reissue of Good Time Jazz L-12030 entitled "The Famous Castle Jazz Band".

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

no details.
** reissue of Contemporary C6003.

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

no details.
** reissue of 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.
** reissue of Contemporary C6004.

S7025   Shelly Manne & His Men Play Peter Gunn

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Herb Geller, alto sax; Victor Feldman, vibes; Russ Freeman, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 19 & 20, 1959
C721Peter Gunn
The Floater
Sorta Blue
The Brothers
Soft Sounds
Fallout
C722Slow And Easy
Brief And Breezy
Dreamsville
A Profound Gass
** reissue of Contemporary C3560.

S7026   Hampton Hawes!!!! With Barney Kessel, Shelly Manne & Red Mitchell - Four!

Hampton Hawes, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
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
** reissue of Contemporary C3553.

S7027   Portrait Of Art Farmer

Art Farmer, trumpet; Hank Jones, piano; Addison Farmer, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.
NYC, April 19, 1958
Back In The Cage
Stablemates
Nita
By Myself
Too Late Now
same personnel.
NYC, May 1, 1958
The Very Thought Of You
And Now...
Earth
** reissue of Contemporary C3554.

S7028   Benny Carter - Jazz Giant

Frank Rosolino, trombone; Benny Carter, alto sax, arranger; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Andre Previn, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, June 11, 1957
Old Fashioned Love
Blue Lou
Frank Rosolino, trombone; Benny Carter, alto sax, trumpet, arranger; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1957
I'm Coming, Virginia
A Walkin' Thing
Frank Rosolino, trombone; Benny Carter, alto sax, trumpet, arranger; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Andre Previn, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
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.
Los Angeles, CA, April 21, 1958
Ain't She Sweet
Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me
** reissue of Contemporary C3555.

S7029   The Poll Winners Ride Again!

Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 19 & 21, 1958
Be Deedle Dee Do
Volare (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
** reissue of Contemporary C3556.

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.
Los Angeles, CA, January 4, 1957
The Gambit: Queen's Pawn
same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, July 17, 1957
The Gambit: En Passant
Stu Williamson, trumpet, valve trombone; Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, July 25, 1957
The Gambit: Castling
The Gambit: Checkmate
Stu Williamson, trumpet; Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, February 24, 1958
Blu Gnu
Tom Brown's Buddy
Hugo Hurwhey
** reissue of 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, vocals; Bob Short, string bass, tuba; Dave Black, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 19 & 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 issued on Stereo S7013; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12056-2.