Contemporary Records Discography: 1953-1954

1953

Wally Rose Trio

Wally Rose, piano; Bob Short, tuba; Turk Murphy, washboard.

Italian Village, San Francisco, CA, February 17, 1953

King Porter StompGood Time Jazz L-3
Cascades Rag-
Easy Winners-
Frog Legs Rag-
Red Pepper Rag-
The Pearls-
Gladiolus Rag-
Pineapple Rag-

* Good Time Jazz L-3   Ragtime Classics By Wally Rose   1953
= Vogue (F) LD 180   -

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, trombone; Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax; Frank Patchen, piano #1,3-6; Hampton Hawes, piano #2,7,8; Howard Rumsey, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Carlos Vidal, conga drums #4.

"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, February 21, 1953

1.Four OthersContemporary EP C4003, C3501
2.All The Things You AreContemporary EP C4004, C3501
3.Creme De MentheContemporary EP C4005, C3501
4.Viva Zapata!Contemporary C3501, CCD-14077-2
5.Bernie's TuneContemporary EP C4004, C3501
6.SolitaireContemporary C3501
7.Morgan DavisContemporary EP C4003, C3501
8.La SoncailliContemporary EP C4005, C3501, CCD-14077-2

* Contemporary C3501   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Sunday Jazz A La Lighthouse Vol. 1   1953
= Contemporary C3501 (later)   -   1957
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-151   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-151-2   -   1991
* Contemporary CCD-14077-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Mexican Passport   1996
* Contemporary EP C4003   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars Volume 2   1953
* Contemporary EP C4004   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars Volume 3   1953
* Contemporary EP C4005   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars Volume 4   1953

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; Nat Peck, trombone; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Al Jones, drums; Joe Carroll, vocal.

Paris, France, February 22, 1953

53V4459AlwaysSwing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5144, EPL 7940, LD 132, LD 496-30
53V4460My Man (as Mon Homme)Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5150, EPL 7007, LD 132; Mode (F) MDINT 9369; Contemporary C358, EP C4011
53V4460-2My Man (alternate take) (as Mon Homme (alternate take))Vogue (F) LD 496-30
53V4461I Got Rhythm (as Clappin' Rhythm)Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5150, LD 132
53V4462Watch Out (as Fais Gaffe)Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5145, LD 134, LD 496-30; Pop (F) CBM 60016; Mode (F) CMDINT 9516; Contemporary EP C4011
53V4463Moon NocturneSwing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5145, EPL 7007, EPL 7940, LD 132, LD 496-30; Contemporary EP C4011
53V4464This Is The WaySwing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5144, EPL 7007, LD 134, LD 496-30; Contemporary EP C4011
53V4465'S WonderfulSwing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5151, EPL 7007, EPL 7940, LD 132, LD 496-30; Mode (F) MDINT 9144
53V4466 | V7835Ooo-Bla-DeeSwing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5151, V45-603, EPL 7596, LD 132; Contemporary C358

* Vogue (F) LD 496-30   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy: 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue Vol. 8
= GNP Crescendo GNP 9028   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy!
* Mode (F) MDINT 9369   Various Artists - Initiation Au Jazz Vol. 1
* Mode (F) CMDINT 9516   Various Artists - Trumpet: The Many Faces Of Jazz Vol. 4
* Mode (F) MDINT 9144   Various Artists - Les Geants Du Jazz Moderne
* Swing (F) M 33324; Contemporary C2504   Dizzy In Paris   1953
= Vogue (E) LDE 135   -
* Vogue (F) LD 132   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Time Paris Vol. 1
* Vogue (F) LD 134   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Time Paris Vol. 2
* Pop (F) CBM 60016   Various Artists - Trompette: Jazz Pour Vous 4
* Vogue (F) EPL 7940   Dizzy Gillespie - no info
* Vogue (F) EPL 7007   Dizzy Gillespie
* Contemporary EP C4011   Dizzy In Paris   1955
* Vogue (F) EPL 7596   Dizzy Gillespie - no info
* Vogue (F) V45-603   Dizzy Gillespie - Ooh-Shoo-Bee-Doo-Bee / Ooo-Bla-Dee   1950s
* Vogue (F) V 5144   Dizzy Gillespie - Always / This Is The Way   not released
* Vogue (F) V 5150   Dizzy Gillespie - Mon Homme / Clappin' Rhythm   1953
* Contemporary C358, C45-358   Dizzy Gillespie - My Man / In The Land Of Oobladee
* Vogue (F) V 5145   Dizzy Gillespie - Fais Gaffe / Moon Nocturne   1953
* Vogue (F) V 5151   Dizzy Gillespie - 'S Wonderful / Ooo-Bla-Dee   1953

Lars Gullin Quartet

Lars Gullin, baritone sax; Putte Lindblom, piano; Yngve Akerberg, bass; Jack Noren, drums.

Stockholm, Sweden, March 11, 1953

8780You Go To My HeadVogue (F) LD 139; Dragon (Swd) DRLP 75
8781The Things We Did Last Summer-
8782Ablution-
8783Lady Fingers-

* Dragon (Swd) DRLP 75   The Great Lars Gullin Vol. 2 1953 - Rare And Unissued Recordings   1984
* Vogue (F) LD 139, (E) LDE 052   Lars Gullin - New Sound From Sweden
= Contemporary C2505   Lars Gullin - Modern Sounds - Sweden

Lars Gullin Quintet

Weine Renliden, trumpet; Lars Gullin, baritone, alto sax; Putte Lindblom, piano; George Riedel, bass; Jack Noren, drums.

Stockholm, Sweden, March 31, 1953

8798The FrontSonora (Swd) 7719; Vogue (F) LD 139; Dragon (Swd) DRLP 75
8799The Boy Next Door-
8800North ExpressSelection (Swd) 812; Vogue (F) LD 139; Dragon (Swd) DRLP 75
8801Hershey Bar-

* Dragon (Swd) DRLP 75   The Great Lars Gullin Vol. 2 1953 - Rare And Unissued Recordings   1984
* Vogue (F) LD 139, (E) LDE 052   Lars Gullin - New Sound From Sweden
= Contemporary C2505   Lars Gullin - Modern Sounds - Sweden
* Sonora (Swd) 7719   Lars Gullin - The Front / The Boy Next Door
* Selection (Swd) 812   Lars Gullin - North Express / Hershey Bar

Shelly Manne & His Men

Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Art Pepper as Art Salt, alto sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, baritone sax; Marty Paich, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Radio Recorders' Annex, Los Angeles, CA, April 6, 1953

LK341La MucuraContemporary C354, EP C4001, C2503, C3507
LK340You And The Night And The MusicContemporary C353, EP C4001, C2503, C3507
LK342Gazelle-
LK339MalletsContemporary C354, EP C4001, C2503, C3507

* Contemporary C3507   Shelly Manne & His Men Volume 1 - The West Coast Sound   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-152   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-152-2   -   1988
* Contemporary C2503   Shelly Manne And His Men   1953
* Contemporary EP C4001   Shelly Manne & His Men Vol. 1   1953
* Contemporary C354   Shelly Manne - Mallets / La Mucura   1953
* Contemporary C353   Shelly Manne - You And The Night And The Music / Gazelle   1953

The Banjo Kings

Dick Roberts, tenor banjo; Red Roundtree, plectrum banjo; with Bill Norris, piano; Ray Leatherwood, bass; Monte Mountjoy, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, April 7, 1953

Down SouthGood Time Jazz 83, EP 1025, L-25, L-12015
Carolina In The Morning-

same session.

Oh, Dem Golden SlippersGood Time Jazz 80, EP 1025, L-25, L-12029
Chicken Pickin' Reel-

* Good Time Jazz L-12015   Banjo Kings Volume One   1957
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12015-2   -   1999
* Good Time Jazz L-12029   The Banjo Kings (Vol. 2) - Nostalgia Revisited In Hi-Fi   1958
* Good Time Jazz L-25   The Banjo Kings (Vol. 2)   1954
* Good Time Jazz EP 1025   The Banjo Kings Vol. 2B   1955
* Good Time Jazz 83   The Banjo Kings - Carolina In The Morning / Down South   1953
* Good Time Jazz 80   The Banjo Kings - Chicken Pickin' Reel / Golden Slippers   1953

Henri Renaud's All-Stars

Jean Liesse, trumpet; Benny Vasseur, trombone; Georges Barboteu, French horn; Sandy Mosse, Andre Ross, tenor sax; William Boucaya, Jean-Louis Chautemps, baritone sax; Henri Renaud, piano; Jimmy Gourley, guitar; Benoit Quersin, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.

Paris, France, April 10, 1953

53V4509You'd Be So Nice To Come Home ToVogue (F) LD 131
53V4510Mahogany Hall Stomp-
53V4511Paris Je T'aime-
53V4512Thou Swell-
53V4513Docteur Wiggins-

* Vogue (F) LD 131   Henri Renaud - New Sound From France
= Contemporary C2502   Henri Renaud's All-Stars - Modern Sounds: France   1953

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Shorty Rogers as name withheld by request, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, trombone; Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Howard Rumsey, string bass, leader; Shelly Manne, drums.

"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, May 15, 1953

LK350LuauContemporary C355, C2501
Comin' Thru The Rye BreadContemporary EP C4006, C2501
Taking A Chance On LoveContemporary C2501
The Big Top-
LK353The Duke You Say!Contemporary C355, C2501
Sunset EyesContemporary EP C4006, C2501

* Contemporary C2501   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Sunday Jazz A La Lighthouse Vol. 2   1953
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-972-2   -   1998
* Contemporary EP C4006   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars Volume 5   1953
* Contemporary C355, C45-355   Howard Rumsey - Luau / The Duke You Say!   1953

Martial Solal Trio

Martial Solal, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Pierre Lemarchand, drums.

Paris, France, May 16, 1953

53V4617DinahSwing (F) SW 425; Vogue (F) LD 200
53V4618La Chaloupee-
53V4619RamonaSwing (F) SW 426; Vogue (F) LD 200
53V4620Once In A While-

* Vogue (F) LD 200   Martial Solal Trio
= Contemporary C2512   Martial Solal - Modern Sounds - France   1954
* Swing (F) SW 425   Martial Solal - Dinah / La Chaloupee
* Swing (F) SW 426   Martial Solal - Ramona / Once In A While

George Lewis' Ragtime Band

Avery "Kid" Howard, trumpet, vocal #3,10,12; Jim Robinson, trombone; George Lewis, clarinet; Alton Purnell, piano; Lawrence Marrero, banjo; Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau, bass; Joe Watkins, drums, vocal #6,12.

"Beverly Caverns", Hollywood, CA, May 26 and 27, 1953

1.Down By The RiversideGood Time Jazz GTJCD-12058-2
2.Dallas Blues-
3.Four Or Five Times-
4.Walk Through The Streets Of The City-
5.Tin Roof Blues-
6.Lord, You've Been So Good To Me-
7.Just A Closer Walk With Thee-
8.Bugle Boy March-
9.Burgundy Street Blues-
10.Darling Nellie Gray-
11.Washington And Lee Swing-
12.When The Saints Go Marching In-

Avery "Kid" Howard, trumpet, vocal #13; Jim Robinson, trombone; George Lewis, clarinet; Alton Purnell, piano; Lawrence Marrero, banjo; Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau, bass; Joe Watkins, drums, vocal #3.

1.In GlorylandGood Time Jazz GTJCD-12059-2
2.12th Street Rag-
3.St. Louis Blues-
4.Dippermouth Blues-
5.Red Wing-
6.Bourbon Street Parade-
7.Panama-
8.Maryland, My Maryland-
9.Careless Love-
10.Walk Through The Streets Of The City-
11.Bucket's Got A Hole In It-
12.High Society-
13.When The Saints Go Marching In-

Avery "Kid" Howard, trumpet; Jim Robinson, trombone; George Lewis, clarinet; Alton Purnell, piano, vocal #2; Lawrence Marrero, banjo; Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau, bass; Joe Watkins, drums, vocal #4.

1.Honeysuckle RoseGood Time Jazz GTJCD-12062-2
2.At Sundown-
3.Down In Honky Tonk Town-
4.Tiger Rag-

* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12058-2   George Lewis - The Beverly Caverns Sessions   1994
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12059-2   George Lewis - The Beverly Caverns Sessions Vol. 2   1996
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12062-2   George Lewis - Doctor Jazz   1999

Bob Scobey's Frisco Band With Vocals By Clancy Hayes

Bob Scobey, trumpet; Jack Buck, trombone; George Probert, clarinet, soprano sax; Wally Rose, piano; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocal; Dick Lammi, string bass; Fred Higuera, drums.

Oakland, CA, June, 1953

LK337Ace In The HoleGood Time Jazz 78, L-22, L-12033, FCD-60-010
LK338Silver Dollar-
LK347Long GoneGood Time Jazz 82, L-22, L-12033
LK348HindustanGood Time Jazz 82, L-22, L-12033, FCD-60-010

* Good Time Jazz L-12033   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band With Vocals By Clancy Hayes - The Scobey Story Vol. 2   1959
= Vogue (E) LAG 12294   -   1962
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12033-2   -   1990
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-010   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Favorites
* Good Time Jazz L-22   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Volume 3   1954
= Vogue (E) LDG 155   -   1955
= Vogue (F) LD 226   -
* Good Time Jazz 78   Bob Scobey - Ace In The Hole / Silver Dollar   1953
* Good Time Jazz 82   Bob Scobey - Long Gone / Hindustan   1953

Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Teddy Buckner, cornet; Kid Ory, trombone; Pud Brown, clarinet; Lloyd Glenn, piano; Julian Davidson, guitar; Ed Garland, bass; Minor Hall, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July 17, 1953

LK353South Rampart Street ParadeGood Time Jazz EP 1040, EP 2-21, L-21, M12045
LK354The Girls Go Crazy-
LK355St. James InfirmaryGood Time Jazz 87, EP 1040, EP 2-21, L-21, M12045
LK356Bill Bailey-

* Good Time Jazz M12045; Vogue (E) LAG 12317   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band - This Kid's The Greatest!   1962
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12045-2   -   1992
* Good Time Jazz L-21   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band 1953   1954
= Vogue (E) LDG 093   -   1955
= Vogue (F) LD 206   -
* Good Time Jazz EP 2-21   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band 1953   1954
* Good Time Jazz EP 1040   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band 1953   not released
* Good Time Jazz 87   Kid Ory - St. James Infirmary / Bill Bailey   1954

Shelly Manne & His Men

Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Bud Shank, alto sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, baritone sax; Marty Paich, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Radio Recorders' Annex, Los Angeles, CA, July 20, 1953

LK359AfrodesiaContemporary C356, EP C4007, C2503, C3507
LK360SweetsContemporary C357, EP C4007, C2503, C3507
LK357You're My ThrillContemporary C356, EP C4007, C2503, C3507
LK358FugueContemporary C357, EP C4007, C2503, C3507

* Contemporary C3507   Shelly Manne & His Men Volume 1 - The West Coast Sound   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-152   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-152-2   -   1988
* Contemporary C2503   Shelly Manne And His Men   1953
* Contemporary EP C4007   Shelly Manne & His Men Volume 2   1953
* Contemporary C356, C45-356   Shelly Manne - You're My Thrill / Afrodesia   1953
* Contemporary C357, C45-357   Shelly Manne - Fugue / Sweets   1953

Miles Davis And The Lighthouse All-Stars

Miles Davis, Rolf Ericson, trumpet; Bud Shank, alto sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Lorraine Geller, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Max Roach, drums.

"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, September 13, 1953

Get Happy (incomplete)unissued
Infinity PromenadeContemporary C-7645

Miles Davis, trumpet; Lorraine Geller, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Max Roach, drums.

'Round Midnight-

Miles Davis, Rolf Ericson, trumpet; Bud Shank, alto, baritone sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Lorraine Geller, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Night In Tunisia-

Max Roach, drums.

Drum Conversation-

* Contemporary C-7645   Miles Davis And The Lighthouse All-Stars - At Last!   1985
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-480, OJCCD-480-2   -   1990

Chet Baker And The Lighthouse All-Stars

Chet Baker, trumpet; Russ Freeman, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Max Roach, drums.

"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, September 13, 1953

At LastContemporary C-7645
What's Newunissued

Chet Baker, Rolf Ericson, trumpet; Bud Shank, alto, baritone sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Max Roach, drums.

LoadedContemporary C-7649
I'll Remember April-
Out Of Somewhereunissued
Maid In Mexico-

Chet Baker, Rolf Ericson, trumpet; Bud Shank, alto, baritone sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Winter WonderlandContemporary C-7649

Chet Baker, Rolf Ericson, trumpet; Bud Shank, alto, baritone sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Pirouette-
Witch DoctorContemporary C-7649, CCD-14077-2

* Contemporary C-7645   Miles Davis And The Lighthouse All-Stars - At Last!   1985
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-480, OJCCD-480-2   -   1990
* Contemporary C-7649   Chet Baker And The Lighthouse All-Stars - Witch Doctor   1985
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-609, OJCCD-609-2   -   1991
* Contemporary CCD-14077-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Mexican Passport   1996

Lionel Hampton And His Paris All Stars

Walter Williams, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Al Hayse, trombone; Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Clifford Scott, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Claude Bolling, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Monk Montgomery, bass; Curley Hamner, drums.

Paris, France, September 28, 1953

Real CrazyVogue (F) EPL 7946, LD 167; Blue Note BLP 5046; Contemporary C3502; Vogue (F) LD 433-30, LD 452-30, CLD 752
Real Crazy (as More Crazy)Vogue (F) LD 168; Contemporary C3502
53V4744Real Crazy (as More And More)Vogue (F) V 5181, LD 168; Blue Note BLP 5046; Contemporary C3502; Pop (F) CBM 60013; Mode (F) CMDINT 9513
53V4743Real Crazy (as Completely Crazy)Vogue (F) V 5176, LD 167; Contemporary C3502

Walter Williams, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Al Hayse, trombone; Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Alix Combelle, Clifford Scott, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes #1,2, piano #3; Claude Bolling, piano #1,2; Billy Mackel, guitar; Monk Montgomery, bass; Curley Hamner, drums.

1.Free Press OuiVogue (F) LD 166; Contemporary C3502; Vogue (F) LD 452-30, CLD 752
2. 53V4745Blue PanassieVogue (F) V 5181, LD 166; Contemporary C3502; Vogue (F) SCK 02-30
3.Walkin' At The TrocaderoVogue (F) LD 167; Contemporary C3502; Vogue (F) LD 452-30, CLD 752

Lionel Hampton, vibes; Billy Mackel, guitar; Monk Montgomery, bass.

53V4742I Only Have Eyes For YouVogue (F) V 5176, LD 167; Contemporary C3502; Vogue (F) LD 433-30, LD 452-30, CLD 752; Swing (F) C 103
September In The RainVogue (F) EPL 7035, LD 168; Blue Note BLP 5046; Contemporary C3502; Mode (F) MDINT 9116
AlwaysVogue (F) EPL 7035, EPL 7946, LD 168; Blue Note BLP 5046; Contemporary C3502; Vogue (F) LD 452-30; Mode (F) MDINT 9461

* Contemporary C3502   Lionel Hampton   1955
= Contemporary C3502 (later)   Lionel Hampton - He Swings The Most!   1956
* Vogue (F) LD 433-30   Various Artists - J'aime Danser Sur Le Jazz
* Vogue (F) LD 452-30   Lionel Hampton - A Memorable Session: 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue Vol. 1
* Vogue (F) CLD 752   Lionel Hampton - A Memorable Session   1970
* Mode (F) CMDINT 9513   Various Artists - Blues Traditionnel: The Many Faces Of Jazz Vol. 1
* Vogue (F) SCK 02-30   Various Artists - Super Collection Kangourou No. 2
* Swing (F) C 103   Various Artists - 50 Ans De Jazz   1971
* Mode (F) MDINT 9116   Various Artists - Les Grands Du Jazz
* Mode (F) MDINT 9461   Various Artists - Les Classiques Du Jazz
* Vogue (F) LD 167   Lionel Hampton - Jazz Time Paris Vol. 5
* Blue Note BLP 5046   Lionel Hampton In Paris   1954
* Vogue (F) LD 168   Lionel Hampton - Jazz Time Paris Vol. 6
* Pop (F) CBM 60013   Various Artists - Piano Jazz: Jazz Pour Vous 3
* Vogue (F) LD 166   Lionel Hampton - Jazz Time Paris Vol. 4
* Vogue (F) EPL 7946   Lionel Hampton's Paris All Stars
* Vogue (F) EPL 7035   Lionel Hampton's Paris All Stars
* Vogue (F) V 5181   Lionel Hampton - Real Crazy / Blue Panassie   1954
* Vogue (F) V 5176   Lionel Hampton - Real Crazy / I Only Have Eyes For You   1954

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Chet Baker, Rolf Ericson, trumpet; Bud Shank, alto sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Claude Williamson or Lorraine Geller or Russ Freeman, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Max Roach, drums.

"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, September, 1953

Glidin' AlongOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-972-2
Beau Boy-
Four Others-

* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-972-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Sunday Jazz A La Lighthouse Vol. 2   1998

Bob Scobey's Frisco Band With Vocals By Clancy Hayes

Bob Scobey, trumpet; Jack Buck, trombone; George Probert, clarinet, soprano sax; Wally Rose, piano; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocal #1-3; Dick Lammi, string bass; Fred Higuera, drums.

Oakland, CA, October 6, and November 10, 1953

1. LK362Huggin' And Chalkin' (as Huggin' & A-Chalkin')Good Time Jazz 86, L-22, L-12033
2. LK367Everything Is Peaches Down In Georgia-
3.Big Butter And Egg ManGood Time Jazz L-22, L-12033
4.Sidewalk Blues-

* Good Time Jazz L-12033   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band With Vocals By Clancy Hayes - The Scobey Story Vol. 2   1959
= Vogue (E) LAG 12294   -   1962
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12033-2   -   1990
* Good Time Jazz L-22   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Volume 3   1954
= Vogue (E) LDG 155   -   1955
= Vogue (F) LD 226   -
* Good Time Jazz 86   Bob Scobey - Huggin' And Chalkin' / Everything Is Peaches   1954

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Rolf Ericson, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, trombone #4; Herb Geller, alto sax; Bud Shank, alto, baritone sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Max Roach, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos #1,4.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Studio A, Los Angeles, CA, October 20, 1953

1. LK369Mambo Los FelizContemporary C359, EP C4008, C2506, C3508, CCD-14077-2
2.Jazz InventionContemporary EP C4008, C2506, C3508
3.Love Letters-
4. LK370Witch Doctor No. 1Contemporary C359, EP C4008, C2506, C3508, CCD-14077-2

* Contemporary C3508   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars Volume Three   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-266   -   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-266-2   -   1996
* Contemporary CCD-14077-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Mexican Passport   1996
* Contemporary C2506   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars (Vol. 3)   1953
* Contemporary EP C4008   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars Volume 6   1953
* Contemporary C359, C45-359   Howard Rumsey - Mambo Los Feliz / Witch Doctor   1953

George Lewis' Ragtime Band

Avery 'Kid' Howard, trumpet, vocal #1,4; Jim Robinson, trombone; George Lewis, clarinet; Alton Purnell, piano, vocal #3; Lawrence Marrero, banjo; Alcide Pavageau, bass; Joe Watkins, drums, vocal #2,4,7; Monette Moore, vocal #8.

Capitol Records, Los Angeles, CA, October 26, 1953

1. CB718-2Saints Go Marching InJazz Man LJ 331; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12062-2
2. CB675-2Doctor JazzJazz Man 101, LJ 331; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12062-2
3. CB696-3Lou-easy-an-i-aJazz Man 501; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12062-2
4. CB695-1Closer Walk With TheeJazz Man 501, LJ 331; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12062-2
5. CB717-1Ice CreamJazz Man LJ 331; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12062-2
6. tk.1PanamaGood Time Jazz GTJCD-12062-2
7. CB676-3Down By The RiversideJazz Man 101, LJ 331; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12062-2
8. tk.1Burgundy StreetJazz Man LJ 331; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12062-2

* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12062-2   George Lewis - Doctor Jazz   1999
* Jazz Man LJ 331   George Lewis' Ragtime Band Vol. 1   1953
* Jazz Man 101   George Lewis - Doctor Jazz / Down By The Riverside   1954
* Jazz Man 501   George Lewis - Closer Walk With Thee / Lou-easy-an-i-a   1954

The Banjo Kings

Dick Roberts, tenor banjo; Red Roundtree, plectrum banjo; with Bill Norris, piano; Ray Leatherwood, bass; Monte Mountjoy, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, October 29, 1953

I Wonder Who's Kissing Her NowGood Time Jazz EP 1024, L-25, L-12029
Beautiful DreamerGood Time Jazz 89, EP 1024, L-25, L-12029
My Gal Sal-
Banjo HappyGood Time Jazz EP 1024, L-25, L-12029

* Good Time Jazz L-12029   The Banjo Kings (Vol. 2) - Nostalgia Revisited In Hi-Fi   1958
* Good Time Jazz L-25   The Banjo Kings (Vol. 2)   1954
* Good Time Jazz EP 1024   The Banjo Kings Vol. 2A   1955
* Good Time Jazz 89   The Banjo Kings - Beautiful Dreamer / My Gal Sal   1954

Barney Kessel Quintet

Bud Shank, flute, alto sax; Arnold Ross, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Harry Babasin, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 14, 1953

TenderlyContemporary CEP 2-08, C2508, C3511, FCD-60-021, CCD-6022-2
BernardoContemporary CEP 2-08, C2508, C3511
Vicky's DreamContemporary CEP 2-08, C2508, C3511, FCD-60-021
Just Squeeze MeContemporary CEP 2-08, C2508, C3511

* Contemporary C3511   Barney Kessel Volume 1 - Easy Like   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-153   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-153-2   -   1988
* Contemporary FCD-60-021   The Artistry Of Barney Kessel
* Contemporary CCD-6022-2   Barney Kessel Plays For Lovers
* Contemporary C2508   Barney Kessel   1954
* Contemporary CEP 2-08   Barney Kessel   1954

Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Teddy Buckner, cornet; Kid Ory, trombone; Bob McCracken, clarinet; Don Ewell, piano; Julian Davidson, guitar; Morty Corb, bass; Minor Hall, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1953

Milneberg JoysGood Time Jazz EP 1041, EP 2-21, L-21, M12045
Bucket's Got A Hole In It-
Creole Love Call-
Aunt Hagar's Blues-

* Good Time Jazz M12045; Vogue (E) LAG 12317   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band - This Kid's The Greatest!   1962
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12045-2   -   1992
* Good Time Jazz L-21   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band 1953   1954
= Vogue (E) LDG 093   -   1955
= Vogue (F) LD 206   -
* Good Time Jazz EP 2-21   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band 1953   1954
* Good Time Jazz EP 1041   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band 1953   not released

Shelly Manne & His Men

Ollie Mitchell, first trumpet; Shorty Rogers, second trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Paul Sarmento, tuba; Russ Freeman, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, December 18, 1953

Dimension In ThirdsContemporary CEP 2-011, C2511
Shapes, Motion, Colors-
Alternation-

* Contemporary C2511   Shelly Manne Vol. 2   1954
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1910-2   -   1998
* Contemporary CEP 2-011   Shelly Manne Vol. 2   1954

Barney Kessel Quintet

Bud Shank, flute, alto sax; Arnold Ross, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Harry Babasin, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December 19, 1953

Lullaby Of BirdlandContemporary CEP 2-08, C2508, C3511
What Is There To Say?Contemporary CEP 2-08, C2508, C3511, CCD-6022-2
Salute To Charlie ChristianContemporary CEP 2-08, C2508, C3511
I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart-

* Contemporary C3511   Barney Kessel Volume 1 - Easy Like   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-153   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-153-2   -   1988
* Contemporary CCD-6022-2   Barney Kessel Plays For Lovers
* Contemporary C2508   Barney Kessel   1954
* Contemporary CEP 2-08   Barney Kessel   1954

George Barati -- California String Quartet

California String Quartet: Felix Khuner, David Schneider, violin; Detlev Olshausen, viola; George Barati, cello; George Barati, composer.

released 1953

String Quartet (1944): I. Adagio; Allegro Non Troppo E RisolutoContemporary C2001
String Quartet (1944): II. Andante Lusingando-
String Quartet (1944): III. Vivace-

* Contemporary C2001   George Barati - String Quartet (1944) -- California String Quartet   1953

1954

Octave Crosby Band

Alvin Alcorn, trumpet; Irvin Verret, trombone; Albert Burbank, clarinet, vocal; Octave Crosby, piano, vocal; Jim Davis, bass, tuba; Ralph "Chester" Jones, drums.

New Orleans, LA, January 1, 1954

DB110Gettysburg MarchJazz Man 102
DB111None Of My Jelly Roll-
Ting-A-LingJazz Man 103
Bourbon Street Blues-

* Jazz Man 102   Octave Crosby - Gettysburg March / None Of My Jelly Roll   1954
* Jazz Man 103   Octave Crosby - Ting-A-Ling / Bourbon Street Blues   1954

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire, cornet; Ward Kimball, trombone; George Probert, clarinet, soprano sax; Frank Thomas, piano; Dick Roberts, banjo; Ed Penner, tuba; Monte Mountjoy, drums.

Capitol Records' Melrose Studio A, Los Angeles, CA, January 23, 1954

Southern ComfortGood Time Jazz EP 1039, L-12012

same session.

Basin Street BluesGood Time Jazz EP 1053, EP 2-23, L-23, L-12018
Tuck Me To Sleep In My Old Kentucky HomeGood Time Jazz 90, EP 1053, EP 2-23, L-23, L-12018
At A Georgia Camp MeetingGood Time Jazz EP 1054, EP 2-23, L-23, L-12018

* Good Time Jazz L-12012   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 - The Firehouse Five Story Vol. 3   1955
= Good Time Jazz 2GTJCD-22055-2   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story   1991
* Good Time Jazz L-12018   Firehouse Five Plus 2 (Vol. 5) - Goes South!   1956
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12018-2   -   1990
* Good Time Jazz L-23   Firehouse Five Plus 2 Volume 5 - Goes South!   1954
* Good Time Jazz EP 2-23   Firehouse Five Plus 2 Volume 5 - Goes South!   1954
* Good Time Jazz EP 1039   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 - The Firehouse Five Story Vol. 3   not released
* Good Time Jazz EP 1053   Firehouse Five Plus 2 Volume 5 - Goes South!   not released
* Good Time Jazz EP 1054   Firehouse Five Plus 2 Volume 5 - Goes South!   not released
* Good Time Jazz 90   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Tuck Me To Sleep / Alabama Jubilee   1954

Martial Solal Trio

Martial Solal, piano; Jean-Marie Ingrand, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.

Paris, France, February 24, 1954

54V4773PoincianaSwing (F) SW 444; Vogue (F) LD 200
54V4774The Champ-
54V4775FarnienteSwing (F) SW 445; Vogue (F) LD 200
54V4776Pennies From Heaven-

* Vogue (F) LD 200   Martial Solal Trio
= Contemporary C2512   Martial Solal - Modern Sounds - France   1954
* Swing (F) SW 444   Martial Solal - Poinciana / The Champ
* Swing (F) SW 445   Martial Solal - Farniente / Pennies From Heaven   not released

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Bud Shank, flute, alto flute; Bob Cooper, oboe, English horn; Claude Williamson, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Max Roach, drums.

"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, February 25 and 26, 1954

AquariumContemporary CEP 2-010, C2510, C3520
Warm Winds-
Night In Tunisia-
Albatross-
Still Life-
Bag's Groove-
Hermosa Summer-
Happy Town-

* Contemporary C3520   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars Volume 4 - Oboe/Flute   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-154   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-154-2   -   1991
* Contemporary C2510   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars Volume 4   1954
* Contemporary CEP 2-010   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars Volume 4   1954

Johnny Lucas And His Blue Blowers

Johnny Lucas, trumpet, vocal; Mike Hobi, trombone; Matty Matlock, clarinet, flute; Jess Stacy, piano; Len Esterdahl, banjo; Bob Stone, bass; Monte Mountjoy, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, February, 1954

High SocietyJazz Man 107, LJ 333
Hindustan-
Lazy RiverJazz Man 106, LJ 333
Loveless Love Blues-

* Jazz Man 107   Johnny Lucas - High Society / Hindustan   1954
* Jazz Man 106   Johnny Lucas - Lazy River / Loveless Love Blues   1954
* Jazz Man LJ 333   no information

Pete Daily Band

Pete Daily, cornet; Warren Smith, trombone; Jerry Fuller, clarinet; Skippy Anderson, piano; Len Esterdahl, banjo; Bernie Miller, bass, tuba; Hugh Allison, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, February, 1954

DB117Quaker TownJazz Man EJ 451
DB118Just A Closer Walk With Thee-
DB119New Tin Roof Blues-
DB120Swanee River-

* Jazz Man EJ 451   no information

Shelly Manne & His Men

Don Fagerquist, first trumpet; Shorty Rogers, second trumpet, flugelhorn; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Paul Sarmento, tuba; Marty Paich, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, March 17, 1954

Divertimento For Brass & RhythmContemporary CEP 2-011, C2511
Lullaby-
Etude De Concert-

* Contemporary C2511   Shelly Manne Vol. 2   1954
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1910-2   -   1998
* Contemporary CEP 2-011   Shelly Manne Vol. 2   1954

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire, cornet; Ward Kimball, trombone; George Probert, clarinet, soprano sax; Frank Thomas, piano; Harper Goff, banjo; Ed Penner, tuba; Monte Mountjoy, drums.

Capitol Records' Melrose Studio A, Los Angeles, CA, March 30, 1954

Lovin' SamGood Time Jazz EP 1039, L-12012

same session.

Alabama JubileeGood Time Jazz 90, EP 1053, EP 2-23, L-23, L-12018
I'm Gonna Charleston Back To CharlestonGood Time Jazz EP 1054, EP 2-23, L-23, L-12018
Original Dixieland One-Step-

* Good Time Jazz L-12012   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 - The Firehouse Five Story Vol. 3   1955
= Good Time Jazz 2GTJCD-22055-2   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story   1991
* Good Time Jazz L-12018   Firehouse Five Plus 2 (Vol. 5) - Goes South!   1956
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12018-2   -   1990
* Good Time Jazz L-23   Firehouse Five Plus 2 Volume 5 - Goes South!   1954
* Good Time Jazz EP 2-23   Firehouse Five Plus 2 Volume 5 - Goes South!   1954
* Good Time Jazz EP 1039   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 - The Firehouse Five Story Vol. 3   not released
* Good Time Jazz EP 1053   Firehouse Five Plus 2 Volume 5 - Goes South!   not released
* Good Time Jazz EP 1054   Firehouse Five Plus 2 Volume 5 - Goes South!   not released
* Good Time Jazz 90   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Tuck Me To Sleep / Alabama Jubilee   1954

Claire Austin With Kid Ory

Claire Austin, vocal; with Kid Ory, trombone; Don Ewell, piano; Ed Garland, bass; Minor Hall, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, April 2, 1954

411The World's Jazz CrazyGood Time Jazz 91, EP 1021, L-24; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1711-2
Down Hearted BluesGood Time Jazz EP 1021, L-24; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1711-2
See See Rider-
Good Time Flat BluesGood Time Jazz L-24; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1711-2
Careless Love-
410Nobody Knows You When You're Down And OutGood Time Jazz 91, L-24; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1711-2
Mecca Flat BluesGood Time Jazz EP 1021, L-24; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1711-2
'Fore Day CreepGood Time Jazz L-24; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1711-2

* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1711-2   Claire Austin Sings "When Your Lover Has Gone"   1991
* Good Time Jazz L-24   Claire Austin Sings The Blues   1954
= Vogue (E) LDG 185   -   1956
* Good Time Jazz EP 1021   Claire Austin Sings The Blues   1955
* Good Time Jazz 91   Claire Austin - Nobody Knows You / The World's Jazz Crazy   1954

Barney Kessel Quintet

Bob Cooper, oboe, tenor sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, June 4, 1954

Speak LowContemporary EP C4009, C2514, C3512
Love Is Here To StayContemporary EP C4009, C2514, C3512, CCD-6022-2
On A Slow Boat To ChinaContemporary EP C4009, C2514, C3512
How Long Has This Been Going On?-

* Contemporary C3512   Barney Kessel Vol. 2 - Kessel Plays Standards   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-238   -   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-238-2   -   1987
* Contemporary CCD-6022-2   Barney Kessel Plays For Lovers
* Contemporary C2514   Barney Kessel Volume 2   1954
* Contemporary EP C4009   Barney Kessel Volume 2A   1955

Barney Kessel Quintet

Bob Cooper, oboe, tenor sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 1, 1954

Barney's BluesContemporary EP C4010, C2514, C3512
Prelude To A Kiss-
A Foggy Day-
64 Bars On WilshireContemporary EP C4010, C2514, C3512, FCD-60-021

* Contemporary C3512   Barney Kessel Vol. 2 - Kessel Plays Standards   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-238   -   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-238-2   -   1987
* Contemporary FCD-60-021   The Artistry Of Barney Kessel
* Contemporary C2514   Barney Kessel Volume 2   1954
* Contemporary EP C4010   Barney Kessel Volume 2B   1955

Lennie Niehaus Quintet

Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Jack Montrose, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1954

Prime RibContemporary EP C4014, C2513, C3518
Inside Out-
I'll Take Romance-
Bottoms UpContemporary EP C4013, C2513, C3518

* Contemporary C3518   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1 - The Quintets   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-319   -   1987
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1933-2   -   2000
* Contemporary C2513   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1 - The Quintet   1954
* Contemporary EP C4014   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1B - The Quintet   1955
* Contemporary EP C4013   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1A - The Quintet   1955

Lennie Niehaus Quintet

Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Jack Montrose, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 9, 1954

I Remember YouContemporary EP C4013, C2513, C3518
Whose BluesContemporary EP C4014, C2513, C3518
You Stepped Out Of A DreamContemporary EP C4013, C2513, C3518
Day By Day-

* Contemporary C3518   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1 - The Quintets   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-319   -   1987
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1933-2   -   2000
* Contemporary C2513   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1 - The Quintet   1954
* Contemporary EP C4013   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1A - The Quintet   1955
* Contemporary EP C4014   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1B - The Quintet   1955

Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Alvin Alcorn, trumpet; Kid Ory, trombone; George Probert, clarinet; Don Ewell, piano; Bill Newman, guitar; Ed Garland, bass; Minor Hall, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, August 9 and 10, 1954

441When The Saints Go Marching InGood Time Jazz 92, L-12004
Maple Leaf RagGood Time Jazz EP 1023, L-12004
Wolverine Blues-
That's A PlentyGood Time Jazz L-12004
439Muskrat RambleGood Time Jazz 92, L-12004
Clarinet MarmaladeGood Time Jazz L-12004
Gettysburg March-
Yellow Dog Blues-
I Found A New Baby-

* Good Time Jazz L-12004   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band 1954   1954
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12004-2   -   1991
* Good Time Jazz EP 1023   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band 1954 (Vol. 1)   1955
* Good Time Jazz 92   Kid Ory - Muskrat Ramble / When The Saints Go Marching In   1954

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Stu Williamson, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Bud Shank, alto sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, August 17, 1954

StanContemporary C2515, C3517
CoopContemporary EP C4012, C2515, C3517
S & BContemporary C2515, C3517
Claude-
Howard (Concerto For Doghouse)-
Bud (The Whippet)Contemporary EP C4012, C2515, C3517

* Contemporary C3517   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars (Vol. 5) - In The Solo Spotlight!   1957
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-451, OJCCD-451-2   -   1990
* Contemporary C2515   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars Vol. 5 - In The Solo Spotlight   1954
* Contemporary EP C4012   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars (Vol. 5A) - In The Solo Spotlight   1955

Lennie Niehaus Octet

Stu Williamson, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Jack Montrose, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Lou Levy, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, August 23, 1954

How About YouContemporary EP C4016, C2517, C3540
Figure 8-
Patti-Cake-
The Way You Look Tonight-
Have You Met Miss Jones?Contemporary EP C4017, C2517, C3540
Night Life-
The Night We Called It A Day-
Seaside-

* Contemporary C3540   The Lennie Niehaus Octet! (Vol. 2) - Zounds!   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1892-2   -   1997
* Contemporary C2517   Lennie Niehaus Volume 2 - The Octet   1954
* Contemporary EP C4016   Lennie Niehaus Volume 2A - The Octet   1955
* Contemporary EP C4017   Lennie Niehaus Volume 2B - The Octet   1955

Shelly Manne's "The Three"

Shelly Manne, drums; with Shorty Rogers, trumpet; Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet, tenor, baritone sax.

Los Angeles, CA, September 10, 1954

FlipContemporary C2516, M3584
Autumn In New York-
Pas De Trois-
Three On A Row-
Steeplechase-
Abstract No. 1-

* Contemporary M3584   Shelly Manne's "The Three" & "The Two"   1960
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-172   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-172-2   -   1991
* Contemporary C2516   Shelly Manne Vol. 3 - "The Three"   1955

Duane Tatro's Jazz For Moderns

Stu Williamson, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Joe Eger, French horn; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, baritone sax; Ralph Pena, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Duane Tatro, director.

Los Angeles, CA, September 13, 1954

BacklashContemporary C3514
Multiplicity-
Turbulence-
Folly-

* Contemporary C3514   Duane Tatro's Jazz For Moderns (Vol. 1)   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1878-2   -   1996

Shelly Manne's "The Two"

Shelly Manne, drums; with Russ Freeman, piano.

Los Angeles, CA, September 14, 1954

The Sound Effects ManneContemporary C2518, M3584
Everything Happens To Me-
Billie's Bounce-
With A Song In My Heart-
A Slight Minority-
Speak Easy-

* Contemporary M3584   Shelly Manne's "The Three" & "The Two"   1960
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-172   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-172-2   -   1991
* Contemporary C2518   Shelly Manne & Russ Freeman   1955

The Banjo Kings

Dick Roberts, tenor banjo; Red Roundtree, plectrum banjo; plus Ernie Anderson, tenor banjo; with Bill Norris, piano; Ray Leatherwood, bass; Ralph Hansell, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, October 19, 1954

The Columbus Stockade BluesGood Time Jazz EP 1027, L-26, M12036, FCD-60-012
Steel Guitar Rag-
You Are My SunshineGood Time Jazz 99, EP 1027, L-26, M12036, FCD-60-012
San Antonio Rose-

* Good Time Jazz M12036   Banjo Kings Go West   1959
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-012   The Banjo Kings Favorites   1986
* Good Time Jazz L-26   Banjo Kings Go West Vol. 3   1955
* Good Time Jazz EP 1027   Banjo Kings Go West Vol. 3A   1955
* Good Time Jazz 99, 45099   The Banjo Kings - San Antonio Rose / You Are My Sunshine   1958

Jack Teagarden And His Orchestra

Jack Teagarden, vocal, trombone, leader; with Jimmy McPartland, trumpet; Edmond Hall, clarinet; Dick Cary, piano, arranger; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums.

Esoteric Sound Studios, NYC, November 12 and 13, 1954

Original Dixieland One StepPeriod SPL 1110; Bethlehem BCP-32, BCP-6042, 45-11019, 45-11060; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12063-2
Eccentric-
Bad Actin' WomanPeriod SPL 1106; Bethlehem BCP-32; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12063-2
High SocietyPeriod SPL 1110; Bethlehem BCP-32, BCP-6042; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12063-2

Jack Teagarden, vocal, trombone, leader; with Fred Greenleaf, trumpet; Kenny Davern, clarinet; Norma Teagarden, piano; Kass Malone, bass; Ray Bauduc, drums.

Riverboat ShufflePeriod SPL 1110; Bethlehem BCP-32; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12063-2
Mis'ry And The BluesPeriod SPL 1106; Bethlehem BCP-32, BCP-6042; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12063-2
Milenberg JoysPeriod SPL 1110; Bethlehem BCP-6036, BCP-6042; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12063-2
King Porter StompPeriod SPL 1110; Bethlehem BCP-32; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12063-2

Jack Teagarden, vocal, trombone, leader; with Dick Cary, trumpet, arranger; Edmond Hall, clarinet; Leonard Feather, piano; Carl Kress, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Ray Bauduc, drums.

Blue FunkPeriod SPL 1106; Bethlehem BCP-6036; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12063-2
Davenport BluesPeriod SPL 1106; Bethlehem BCP-32, BCP-6042; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12063-2
Meet Me Where They Play The BluesPeriod SPL 1106; Bethlehem BCP-32; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12063-2
Music To Love By-

* Bethlehem BCP-32   Jack Teagarden - Jazz Great   1956
= Bethlehem BCP-32 (later)   Jack Teagarden - Jazz Great: Dixie At It's Best   1959
* Bethlehem BCP-6042   Jonah Jones, Jack Teagarden - Dixieland   1960
* Bethlehem BCP-6036   Various Artists - Trombone Bandstand   1960
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12063-2   Jack Teagarden And His Orchestra - Meet Me Where They Play The Blues   1999
* Period SPL 1110   Jack Teagarden And His Orchestra - Original Dixieland   1955
* Period SPL 1106   Jack Teagarden And His Orchestra - Meet Me Where They Play The Blues   1955
* Bethlehem 45-11019   Jack Teagarden - Eccentric / Original Dixieland One Step
* Bethlehem 45-11060   Jack Teagarden - Original Dixieland One Step / Eccentric

Mel Henke Quartet

Mel Henke, piano; Bill Newman, guitar; Bob Reed, bass; Lou Singer, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, November 15 and 19, 1954

Dream A Little Dream Of MeContemporary C5001
I Can't Give You Anything But Love-
Sentimental Journey-
Frankie & Johnny-
Where Or When-
Sleepy Time Down South-
The Man I Love-
Ain't Misbehavin'-
Kammenoi Ostrow-
Four Deuces-
Nola-
Liza-

* Contemporary C5001   Dig Mel Henke   1955
= Vogue (E) LAC 12112   -   1958

Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Alvin Alcorn, trumpet; Kid Ory, trombone; George Probert, clarinet; Don Ewell, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ed Garland, bass; Minor Hall, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, November 30, and December 1 and 2, 1954

Savoy BluesGood Time Jazz L-12008
A Good Man Is Hard To Find-
A Closer Walk With Thee-
Shake That Thing-
Copenhagen-
Royal Garden Blues-
Mississippi Mud-
Tin Roof Blues-
Indiana-

* Good Time Jazz L-12008   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band 1955   1955
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12008-2   -   1992

Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Alvin Alcorn, trumpet; Kid Ory, trombone; George Probert, clarinet; Don Ewell, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ed Garland, bass; Minor Hall, drums.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 1 and 2, 1954

How Come You Do Me Like You DoGood Time Jazz M12045
Four Or Five Times-
Ballin' The Jack-

* Good Time Jazz M12045; Vogue (E) LAG 12317   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band - This Kid's The Greatest!   1962
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12045-2   -   1992

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Bud Shank, flute, alto sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, December 3, 1954

LK506Who's SleepyContemporary C360, EP C4015, C3504
LK507Mad At The World-
Sad SackContemporary EP C4015, C3504

* Contemporary C3504   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars Vol. 6   1955
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-386, OJCCD-386-2   -   1989
* Contemporary EP C4015   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars Vol. 6A   1955
* Contemporary C360, C45-360   Howard Rumsey - Who's Sleepy / Mad At The World   1955

The Banjo Kings

Dick Roberts, tenor banjo; Red Roundtree, plectrum banjo; plus Ernie Anderson, tenor banjo; with Stan Wrightsman, piano; Ray Leatherwood, bass; Nick Fatool, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1954

Westward Ho!Good Time Jazz EP 1028, L-26, M12036, FCD-60-012
Home On The Range-
Home In San AntoneGood Time Jazz EP 1028, L-26, M12036
Panhandle RagGood Time Jazz EP 1028, L-26, M12036, FCD-60-012

* Good Time Jazz M12036   Banjo Kings Go West   1959
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-012   The Banjo Kings Favorites   1986
* Good Time Jazz L-26   Banjo Kings Go West Vol. 3   1955
* Good Time Jazz EP 1028   Banjo Kings Go West Vol. 3B   1955

Marvin Ash Solo

Marvin Ash, piano.

Los Angeles, CA, December 14, 1954

Music Box RagJazz Man LJ 335
Shakespearean Rag-
Ragtime Romeo-
Old Folks Rag-
Searchlight Rag-
Those Ragtime Melodies-
Old Man Jazz-
A Ragtime Sheedaler's Ball-

* Jazz Man LJ 335   no information

Johnny Holiday With Bud Shank And The Orchestra Of Russ Garcia

Johnny Holiday, vocal; with Bud Shank, alto sax, flute; Barney Kessel, guitar; Harry Babasin, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; and The Russ Garcia Orchestra.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, 1954

Baby, Baby All The TimePacifica PL-801, PE-401; Contemporary CCD-14091-2
I'll Never Smile AgainPacifica PL-801; Contemporary CCD-14091-2
PJ-1627She Doesn't Laugh Like YouPacific Jazz 622; Pacifica PL-801; Contemporary CCD-14091-2
Speak LowPacifica PL-801, PE-401; Contemporary CCD-14091-2
I'll Never Be The Same-
PJ-1626Julie Is Her NamePacific Jazz 622; Pacifica PL-801; Contemporary CCD-14091-2
Please RememberPacifica PL-801; Contemporary CCD-14091-2
Come Rain Or Come ShinePacifica PL-801, PE-401; Contemporary CCD-14091-2

* Contemporary CCD-14091-2   Johnny Holiday Sings   2004
* Pacifica PL-801   Johnny Holiday Sings   1954
* Pacifica PE-401   Johnny Holiday Sings   1954
* Pacific Jazz 622, 45-622   Johnny Holiday - Julie Is Her Name / She Doesn't Laugh Like You   1954