Contemporary Records Discography: 1955-1956

1955

Lennie Niehaus Octet

Stu Williamson, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, baritone sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January 11, 26, and February 15, 1955

Blue RoomContemporary C3503
You And The Night And The Music-
Bunko-
Love Is Here To Stay-
They Say It's Wonderful-
Rick's Tricks-
Rose Room-
Cooling It-
Yes, Yes, Honey-
Debbie-
Nice Work If You Can Get It-
Circling The Blues-

* Contemporary C3503   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 3 - The Octet #2   1955
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-1767, OJCCD-1767-2   -   1991

Bob Scobey's Frisco Band: Vocals By Clancy Hayes

Bob Scobey, trumpet; Jack Buck, trombone; Bill Napier, clarinet; Ernie Lewis, piano; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocal; Dick Lammi, bass; Earl Watkins, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January 17, 20 and 21, 1955

Battle Hymn Of The RepublicGood Time Jazz 93, EP 1026, L-12006, FCD-60-010
Someday SweetheartGood Time Jazz 95, EP 1038, L-12006, FCD-60-010
Parsons, Kansas BluesGood Time Jazz 95, EP 1038, L-12006
Strange BluesGood Time Jazz EP 1037, L-12006, FCD-60-010
Memphis Blues-
Down In JungletownGood Time Jazz EP 1037, L-12006
Sweet Georgia BrownGood Time Jazz 94, EP 1026, L-12006, FCD-60-010
Beale Street Mama (as Beale Street Blues)Good Time Jazz 94, EP 1037, L-12006, FCD-60-010
MobileGood Time Jazz 93, EP 1026, L-12006
Friendless BluesGood Time Jazz EP 1038, L-12006
Careless LoveGood Time Jazz EP 1026, L-12006
Bill BaileyGood Time Jazz EP 1038, L-12006, FCD-60-010

* Good Time Jazz L-12006   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band (Vol. 4) - Vocals By Clancy Hayes   1955
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12006-2   -   1991
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-010   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Favorites
* Good Time Jazz EP 1026   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Vol. 4A - Vocals By Clancy Hayes   1955
* Good Time Jazz EP 1038   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Vol. 4C - Vocals By Clancy Hayes   1955
* Good Time Jazz EP 1037   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Vol. 4B - Vocals By Clancy Hayes   1955
* Good Time Jazz 93, 45093   Bob Scobey - Mobile / Battle Hymn Of The Republic   1955
* Good Time Jazz 95, 45095   Bob Scobey - Someday Sweetheart / Parsons, Kansas Blues   1955
* Good Time Jazz 94, 45094   Bob Scobey - Sweet Georgia Brown / Beale Street Mama   1955

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

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

Los Angeles, CA, February 22, 1955

Long Ago And Far AwayContemporary C3504
Dickie's Dream-

* Contemporary C3504   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars Vol. 6   1955
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-386, OJCCD-386-2   -   1989

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

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

Los Angeles, CA, March 1, 1955

Isn't It RomanticContemporary C3504
East Of The Sun-
If I Should Lose You-
Prelude To A Kiss-

* Contemporary C3504   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars Vol. 6   1955
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-386, OJCCD-386-2   -   1989

Lennie Niehaus Trio With Strings

Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; with Thomas Hall, Christopher F. Kuzell, Barbara Simons, viola; Charlotte Harrison, cello.

Los Angeles, CA, March 16, 1955

All The Things You AreContemporary C3510
Easy Living-
Rondo-

* Contemporary C3510   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 4 - The Quintets & Strings   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1858-2   -   1995

Barney Kessel Septet

Harry Edison, trumpet; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Al Hendrickson, rhythm guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, March 28, 1955

Happy FeelingContemporary C3513
Wail Street-
Contemporary Blues-

* Contemporary C3513   Barney Kessel Vol. 3 - To Swing Or Not To Swing   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-317, OJCCD-317-2   -   1987

Lennie Niehaus Quintet With Strings

Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; with Thomas Hall, Christopher F. Kuzell, Barbara Simons, viola; Charlotte Harrison, cello.

Los Angeles, CA, March 30, 1955

If I Should Lose YouContemporary C3510
Full House-
Star Eyes-
Cross Walk-
Troubled Waters-

* Contemporary C3510   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 4 - The Quintets & Strings   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1858-2   -   1995

Duane Tatro's Jazz For Moderns

Stu Williamson, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Vincent De Rosa, French horn; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Ralph Pena, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Duane Tatro, director.

Los Angeles, CA, April 4, 1955

Low ClearanceContemporary C3514
Outpost-
Maybe Next Year-
Conversation Piece-

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

Claire Austin

Claire Austin, vocal; with Bob Scobey, trumpet; Stan Wrightsman, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Morty Corb, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, April 13, 1955

When Your Lover Has GoneContemporary C5002
Can't We Talk It Over-
My Melancholy Baby-
I'll Never Be The Same-
The House Is Haunted-
I'm Thru With Love-
Someone To Watch Over Me-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
What Is This Thing Called Love?-

* Contemporary C5002   (Claire Austin) - "When Your Lover Has Gone"   1956
= Vogue (E) LAC 12139   -   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-1711   Claire Austin Sings "When Your Lover Has Gone"   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1711-2   -   1991

Lennie Niehaus Quintet

Stu Williamson, trumpet, valve trombone; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 1955

My Heart Stood StillContemporary C3510
More Than The Blues-
Lens-
Just One Of Those Things-

* Contemporary C3510   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 4 - The Quintets & Strings   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1858-2   -   1995

Jimmy Deuchar Ensemble

Jimmy Deuchar, trumpet; Ken Wray, trombone; Derek Humble, alto, baritone sax; Tubby Hayes, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, piano; Lennie Bush, bass; Phil Seamen, drums.

London, England, April 26, 1955

VOG2497Treble GoldTempo (E) LAP 2, TAP 17; Contemporary C3529
VOG2498Bass HouseTempo (E) EXA 18, LAP 2, TAP 17; Contemporary C3529
IPA SpecialTempo (E) EXA 18, LAP 2; Contemporary C3529
Final SelectionTempo (E) LAP 2; Contemporary C3529

* Tempo (E) TAP 17   Various Artists - Speak Low - More Mood Music In The Modern Manner   1958
* Contemporary C3529   Pub Crawling With Jimmy Deuchar   1957
* Tempo (E) LAP 2   Jimmy Deuchar Ensemble
* Tempo (E) EXA 18   Jimmy Deuchar Ensemble

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

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

Irvine Bowl, Laguna Beach, CA, June 20, 1955

Witch Doctor No. 2Contemporary C3509, CCD-14077-2
Mood For LighthouseContemporary C3509
Blind Man's Bluff-
Lady Jean-
Casa De Luz-

* Contemporary C3509   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Barney Kessel - Hampton Hawes' Trio With Shelly Manne (Vol. 7) - Lighthouse At Laguna   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-406, OJCCD-406-2   -   1989
* Contemporary CCD-14077-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Mexican Passport   1996

Barney Kessel

Barney Kessel, guitar; accompanied by Frank Rosolino, trombone; Bud Shank, alto sax, flute; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Irvine Bowl, Laguna Beach, CA, June 20, 1955

'Round About MidnightContemporary C3509

* Contemporary C3509   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Barney Kessel - Hampton Hawes' Trio With Shelly Manne (Vol. 7) - Lighthouse At Laguna   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-406, OJCCD-406-2   -   1989

The Hampton Hawes Trio

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

Irvine Bowl, Laguna Beach, CA, June 20, 1955

Walkin'Contemporary C3509
The Champ-

* Contemporary C3509   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Barney Kessel - Hampton Hawes' Trio With Shelly Manne (Vol. 7) - Lighthouse At Laguna   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-406, OJCCD-406-2   -   1989

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, June 28, 1955

I Got RhythmContemporary EP C4018, C3505
What Is This Thing Called Love-
Blues The MostContemporary EP C4019, C3505; Prestige PRCD-11015-2
So In LoveContemporary C3505
Feelin' FineContemporary EP C4018, C3505
Hamp's BluesContemporary EP C4019, C3505; Prestige PRCD-11015-2
Easy LivingContemporary C3505
All The Things You Are-
These Foolish Things-
CariocaContemporary EP C4019, C3505

* Contemporary C3505   Hampton Hawes Trio (Vol. 1) - The Trio   1955
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-316, OJCCD-316-2   -   1987
* Prestige PRCD-11015-2   Hampton Hawes - Blues The Most
* Contemporary EP C4018   Hampton Hawes Trio Vol. 1A - The Trio   1955
* Contemporary EP C4019   Hampton Hawes Trio Vol. 1B - The Trio   1955

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.: same personnel.

Los Angeles Police Academy, Los Angeles, CA, June 28, 1955

Just Squeeze MeContemporary C3515
I Should Careunissued
Big Foot-
Yesterdays-
Just One Of Those Things-
Sherrill-

* Contemporary C3515   This Is Hampton Hawes Vol. 2 - The Trio   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-318, OJCCD-318-2   -   1987

Bob Scobey's Frisco Band: Vocals By Clancy Hayes

Bob Scobey, trumpet; Jack Buck, trombone; Bill Napier, clarinet, bass clarinet; Ernie Lewis, piano; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocal #1,2,4,6,7,9,11; Hal McCormick, bass; Earl Watkins, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July 6 and 7, 1955

1.When The Midnight Choo-Choo Leaves For Alabam'Good Time Jazz 96, L-12009, FCD-60-010
2.St. James InfirmaryGood Time Jazz L-12009, FCD-60-010
3.HomeGood Time Jazz L-12009
4.At The Devil's Ball-
5.St. Louis BluesGood Time Jazz L-12009, FCD-60-010
6.AngryGood Time Jazz L-12009
7.I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None Of This Jelly RollGood Time Jazz L-12009, FCD-60-010
8.Love Me Or Leave MeGood Time Jazz L-12009
9.I Want To Go Back To Michigan (Down On The Farm)Good Time Jazz 96, L-12009
10.You Can Depend On MeGood Time Jazz L-12009
11.Lights Out BluesGood Time Jazz L-12009, FCD-60-010

* Good Time Jazz L-12009   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band (Vol. 5) - Vocals By Clancy Hayes: Scobey And Clancy   1956
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12009-2   -   1990
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-010   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Favorites
* Good Time Jazz 96, 45096   Bob Scobey - When The Midnight Choo-Choo / I Want To Go Back To Michigan   1956

Barney Kessel Septet

Harry Edison, trumpet #2,4,5,8; Georgie Auld, tenor sax #2,4,5,8; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Al Hendrickson, rhythm guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Irv Cottler, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1955

1.Begin The BluesContemporary C3513
2.LouisianaContemporary C3513, FCD-60-021
3.Embraceable YouContemporary C3513, CCD-6022-2
4.IndianaContemporary C3513
5.Moten Swing-
6.Midnight Sun-
7.Don't Blame Me-
8.12th Street Rag-

* Contemporary C3513   Barney Kessel Vol. 3 - To Swing Or Not To Swing   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-317, OJCCD-317-2   -   1987
* Contemporary FCD-60-021   The Artistry Of Barney Kessel
* Contemporary CCD-6022-2   Barney Kessel Plays For Lovers

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

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

Los Angeles, CA, August 2, 1955

Mexican PassportContemporary C3508, CCD-14077-2
The Song Is YouContemporary C3508
Snap The Whip-

* 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

Lyle Murphy's Music

Abe Most, flute, clarinet, alto sax; Buddy Collette, flute, clarinet, tenor, alto sax; Russ Cheever, clarinet, soprano, alto sax; Jack Dumont, clarinet, alto sax; Chuck Gentry, bass, contrabass clarinet, baritone sax; Andre Previn, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Lyle Murphy, director.

Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 1955

Fourth DimensionContemporary C3506
Sophisticated Lady-
Poly-Doodle-
Dizzy Dialogue-
Seismograph-

* Contemporary C3506   12-Tone Compositions & Arrangements By Lyle Murphy   1955
= Contemporary C3506 (later)   Lyle Murphy's Music - Gone With The Woodwinds!   1957
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1905-2   -   1997

Victor Feldman Septet

Jimmy Deuchar, Dizzy Reece, trumpet; Derek Humble, alto sax; Victor Feldman, vibes, piano; Tommy Pollard, piano; Lennie Bush, bass; Tony Crombie, drums.

London, England, August 18, 1955

VOG232Hand In HandTempo (E) LAP 5
VOG233WhenTempo (E) LAP 5, TAP 17
VOG234SonarTempo (E) LAP 5; Contemporary C3541
VOG235Brawl For AllTempo (E) LAP 5, TAP 21; Contemporary C3541
VOG236Sunshine On A Dull DayTempo (E) LAP 5, TAP 10; Contemporary C3541
VOG237Big FistTempo (E) LAP 5

* Tempo (E) TAP 17   Various Artists - Speak Low - More Mood Music In The Modern Manner   1958
* Contemporary C3541   The Music Of Victor Feldman - Suite Sixteen   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-1768, OJCCD-1768-2   -   1991
* Tempo (E) TAP 21   Various Artists - Swingin' The Blues
* Tempo (E) TAP 10   Various Artists - Cool Music For A Hot Night - Mood Music In The Modern Manner
* Tempo (E) LAP 5   Victor Feldman Septet   1955

Victor Feldman Modern Jazz Quartet

Victor Feldman, vibes; Tommy Pollard, piano; Eric Peter, bass; Tony Crombie, drums.

London, England, September 12, 1955

VOG244Suite Sixteen: MonodyTempo (E) LAP 6; Contemporary C3541
VOG245Suite Sixteen: Minore-
VOG246Suite Sixteen: Habanera-
VOG247Suite Sixteen: Epilogue-
VOG248Deep In A DreamTempo (E) LAP 6, TAP 10
VOG249Time Will TellTempo (E) LAP 6, TAP 17

* Contemporary C3541   The Music Of Victor Feldman - Suite Sixteen   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-1768, OJCCD-1768-2   -   1991
* Tempo (E) TAP 10   Various Artists - Cool Music For A Hot Night - Mood Music In The Modern Manner
* Tempo (E) TAP 17   Various Artists - Speak Low - More Mood Music In The Modern Manner   1958
* Tempo (E) LAP 6   Victor Feldman Modern Jazz Quartet

Barney Kessel Quintet

Bob Cooper, oboe, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums #1,3,4; Chuck Thompson, drums #2.

Los Angeles, CA, September 12, 1955

1.My Old FlameContemporary C3512, CCD-6022-2
2.Jeepers CreepersContemporary C3512
3.You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
4.I Didn't Know What Time It Was-

* 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

Shelly Manne & His Men

Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Joe Maini Jr., alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Ralph Pena, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, September 13, 1955

GrasshopperContemporary C3507
Summer Night-
Spring Is Here-
You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me-

* 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

Victor Feldman Modern Jazz Quartet

Victor Feldman, vibes; Norman Stenfalt, piano; Lennie Bush, bass; Phil Seamen, drums.

London, England, September 21, 1955

VOG250Duffle CoatTempo (E) LAP 6, TAP 17; Contemporary C3541
VOG251Easy To LoveTempo (E) LAP 6, TAP 17

* Tempo (E) TAP 17   Various Artists - Speak Low - More Mood Music In The Modern Manner   1958
* Contemporary C3541   The Music Of Victor Feldman - Suite Sixteen   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-1768, OJCCD-1768-2   -   1991
* Tempo (E) LAP 6   Victor Feldman Modern Jazz Quartet

Victor Feldman Big Band

Jimmy Deuchar, Dizzy Reece, Jimmy Watson, trumpet; Ken Wray, trombone, bass trumpet; John Burden, French horn; Jimmy Powell, tuba; Derek Humble, alto sax; Tubby Hayes, Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; Harry Klein, baritone sax; Victor Feldman, vibes, drums, congas; Norman Stenfalt, piano; Lennie Bush, bass; Phil Seamen, drums; Tony Hall, recitation.

London, England, September 21, 1955

VOG252ElegyTempo (E) A 127, EXA 29; Contemporary C3541
VOG253Big TopTempo (E) A 142, EXA 29; Contemporary C3541
VOG254IntroductionTempo (E) EXA 29
VOG255CabalettoTempo (E) A 142, EXA 29; Contemporary C3541
VOG256MaenyaTempo (E) A 127, EXA 29; Contemporary C3541

* Contemporary C3541   The Music Of Victor Feldman - Suite Sixteen   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-1768, OJCCD-1768-2   -   1991
* Tempo (E) EXA 29   Victor Feldman Big Band
* Tempo (E) A 127   Victor Feldman - Elegy / Maenya
* Tempo (E) A 142   Victor Feldman - Big Top / Cabaletto

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire, trumpet; Ward Kimball, trombone; George Probert, soprano sax; Frank Thomas, piano; Dick Roberts, banjo; Ed Penner, tuba; Jim MacDonald, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, September 23, and December 19, 1955, and January 21, 1956

What Is This Thing Called Love?Good Time Jazz EP 1042, L-12014
Girl Of My DreamsGood Time Jazz EP 1043, L-12014
I Can't Give You Anything But LoveGood Time Jazz EP 1042, L-12014
My Honey's Lovin' ArmsGood Time Jazz EP 1043, L-12014
Love Nest-
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
Love Is Just Around The CornerGood Time Jazz EP 1042, L-12014
My Cutey's Due At Two To Two TodayGood Time Jazz EP 1044, L-12014
I Love My Baby-
Careless LoveGood Time Jazz EP 1042, L-12014
I Love You TrulyGood Time Jazz EP 1044, L-12014
Love Songs Of The Nile-

* Good Time Jazz L-12014   Firehouse Five Plus Two (Vol. 4) - Plays For Lovers   1956
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12014-2   -   1995
* Good Time Jazz EP 1042   Firehouse Five Plus Two (Vol. 4) - Plays For Lovers   not released
* Good Time Jazz EP 1043   Firehouse Five Plus Two (Vol. 4) - Plays For Lovers   not released
* Good Time Jazz EP 1044   Firehouse Five Plus Two (Vol. 4) - Plays For Lovers   not released

Mel Henke Quartet

Mel Henke, piano; Bill Newman, guitar; Bob Reed, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, October 4, 1955

In A Little Spanish TownContemporary C5003
Little Rock Getaway-
Turkey In The Straw-

* Contemporary C5003   Mel Henke Volume 2 - Now Spin This!   1956
= Vogue (E) LAC 12154   -   1959

Mel Henke Quartet

Mel Henke, piano; Bill Newman, guitar; Bob Reed, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, October 5, 1955

Mean To MeContemporary C5003
Shock Treatment-
Pennies From Heaven-
I Surrender Dear-
Cocky Coo-Coo Clock-
In A Mist-

* Contemporary C5003   Mel Henke Volume 2 - Now Spin This!   1956
= Vogue (E) LAC 12154   -   1959

Mel Henke Quartet

Mel Henke, piano; Bill Newman, guitar; Bob Reed, bass; Sammy Weiss, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, October 10, 1955

ToccataContemporary C5003
Stardust-
Tea For Two-
Frenzied Flight-

* Contemporary C5003   Mel Henke Volume 2 - Now Spin This!   1956
= Vogue (E) LAC 12154   -   1959

Lyle Murphy's Music

Abe Most, flute, clarinet, alto sax; Buddy Collette, flute, clarinet, tenor, alto sax; Russ Cheever, clarinet, soprano, alto sax; Jack Dumont, clarinet, alto sax; Chuck Gentry, bass, contrabass clarinet, baritone sax; Andre Previn, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Lyle Murphy, director.

Los Angeles, CA, October 11, 1955

TritonContemporary C3506
Perdido-
Blue Moon-
These Foolish Things-
Pemba-

* Contemporary C3506   12-Tone Compositions & Arrangements By Lyle Murphy   1955
= Contemporary C3506 (later)   Lyle Murphy's Music - Gone With The Woodwinds!   1957
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1905-2   -   1997

Duane Tatro's Jazz For Moderns

Stu Williamson, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Vincent De Rosa, French horn; Joe Maini Jr., alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, baritone sax; Ralph Pena, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Duane Tatro, director.

Los Angeles, CA, November 1, 1955

Minor IncidentContemporary C3514
Dollar Day-
Easy Terms-

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

Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Alvin Alcorn, trumpet; Kid Ory, trombone; Phil Gomez, clarinet; Lionel Reason, piano; Julian Davidson, guitar; Wellman Braud, bass; Minor Hall, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, November 22, 23 and 25, 1955

Mahogany Hall StompGood Time Jazz L-12016
Sugar Blues-
At A Georgia Camp Meeting-
Snag It-
There'll Be Some Changes Made-
At The Jazz Band Ball-
Wang Wang Blues-
By And By-
Make Me A Pallet On The Floor-
Shine-

* Good Time Jazz L-12016   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band: 1956 - The Legendary 'Kid'   1956
= Vogue (E) LAG 12084, (F) LDM 30043   -   1958
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12016-2   -   1990

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, December 3, 1955

Stella By StarlightContemporary C3515
Yesterdays-
SteeplechaseContemporary C3515; Milestone M-9166
Autumn In New YorkContemporary C3515
Section Blues-

* Contemporary C3515   This Is Hampton Hawes Vol. 2 - The Trio   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-318, OJCCD-318-2   -   1987
* Milestone M-9166   Various Artists - Bird Lives!   1988
= Milestone MCD-9166-2   -

Shelly Manne & His Men

Stu Williamson, valve trombone #1, trumpet #2; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1955

1.My Old FlameContemporary C3536
2.Bags' Groove-

* Contemporary C3536   Shelly Manne & His Men (Vol. 6) - Premiere Recording Of Concerto For Clarinet & Combo   1957
= Contemporary S7536   Shelly Manne - Concerto For Clarinet & Combo

1956 (5th anniversary)

Lennie Niehaus Sextet

Stu Williamson, trumpet, valve trombone; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax, flute; Jimmy Giuffre, baritone sax; Buddy Clark, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, January 9, 11 and 12, 1956

Thou SwellContemporary C3524
I Wished On The Moon-
Knee Deep-
Fond Memories-
Take It From Me-
Belle Of The Ball-
As Long As I Live-
Ill Wind-
Three Of A Kind-
Elbow Room-

* Contemporary C3524   Lennie Niehaus Volume 5 - The Sextet   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1944-2   -   2001

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 1956

Big FootOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-1035-2
Ray's Idea-
Stella By Starlight-
Blues For Jacque-
I Should Care-
Bird Song-
Yesterdays-
Just One Of Those Things-
Cheryl-

* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1035-2   Hampton Hawes - Bird Song   1999

Shelly Manne & His Men

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

Los Angeles, CA, January 19, 26, and February 2, 1956

The Dart GameContemporary C3516
Bea's Flat-
Parthenia-
Un Poco Loco-
Bernie's Tune-
Doxie-
Slan-
A Gem From Tiffany-

* Contemporary C3516   Shelly Manne & His Men Vol. 4 - Swinging Sounds   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-267   -   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-267-2   -   1996

Lennie Niehaus Quintet

Stu Williamson, valve trombone, trumpet; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, January 20, 1956

PoincianaContemporary C3518
I Should Care-
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
Happy Times-

* Contemporary C3518   Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1 - The Quintets   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-319   -   1987
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1933-2   -   2000

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, January 25, 1956

You And The Night And The MusicContemporary C3515
Blues For JacqueContemporary C3515; Prestige PRCD-11015-2
'Round MidnightContemporary C3515

same session.

Somebody Loves MeContemporary C3523
The SermonContemporary C3523; Prestige PRCD-11015-2
Embraceable YouContemporary C3523
I Remember You-
Night In Tunisia-
Lover, Come Back To Me!-
Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
Billy Boy-
Body And Soul-
Coolin' The Blues-

* Contemporary C3515   This Is Hampton Hawes Vol. 2 - The Trio   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-318, OJCCD-318-2   -   1987
* Contemporary C3523   Everybody Likes Hampton Hawes Vol. 3 - The Trio   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-421, OJCCD-421-2   -   1990
* Prestige PRCD-11015-2   Hampton Hawes - Blues The Most

Shelly Manne & His Friends

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

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 11, 1956

TangerineContemporary C3525
I Cover The Waterfront-
Squatty Roo-
Collard Greens And Black-Eyed Peas-
Stars Fell On Alabama-
The Girl Friend-

* Contemporary C3525   Shelly Manne & His Friends (Vol. 1)   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-240   -   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-240-2   -   1992

Buddy Collette Octet

Gerald Wilson, trumpet; David Wells, bass trumpet, trombone; William E. Green, alto sax; Buddy Collette, alto, tenor sax, clarinet, flute; Jewell Grant, baritone sax; Ernie Freeman, piano; Red Callender, bass; Max Albright, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 13, 1956

CycleContemporary C3522
RubyContemporary C362, C3522
Slappy's TuneContemporary C3522
Santa Monica-

* Contemporary C3522   Buddy Collette (Volume 1) - Man Of Many Parts   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-239   -   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-239-2   -   1992
* Contemporary C362, C45-362   Buddy Collette - Makin' Whoopee / Ruby

Claire Austin

Claire Austin, vocal; with Bob Scobey, trumpet; Stan Wrightsman, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Morty Corb, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, February 16, 1956

Lover, Come Back To Me!Contemporary C5002

* Contemporary C5002   (Claire Austin) - "When Your Lover Has Gone"   1956
= Vogue (E) LAC 12139   -   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-1711   Claire Austin Sings "When Your Lover Has Gone"   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1711-2   -   1991

Barney Kessel Quintet

Buddy Collette, flute, alto sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 23, 1956

Easy LikeContemporary C3511
That's All-
April In Paris-
North Of The Border-
Easy Like (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-153-2
North Of The Border (alternate take)-

* Contemporary C3511   Barney Kessel Volume 1 - Easy Like   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-153   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-153-2   -   1988

Buddy Collette Quartet

Buddy Collette, alto, tenor sax, clarinet, flute; Gerald Wiggins, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Bill Richmond, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 24, 1956

Makin' WhoopeeContemporary C362, C3522
Sunset DriveContemporary C3522
Jazz City Blues-
Frenesi-

* Contemporary C3522   Buddy Collette (Volume 1) - Man Of Many Parts   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-239   -   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-239-2   -   1992
* Contemporary C362, C45-362   Buddy Collette - Makin' Whoopee / Ruby

Santo Pecora & The Tailgaters

William Gallaty, trumpet; Santo Pecora, trombone; Lester Bouchon, clarinet, tenor, bass sax; Ronald Dupont, piano; Chink Martin, bass; Paul Ferrara, drums.

New Orleans, LA, March 10, 1956

Alabamy BoundGood Time Jazz L-12020
Zero-
Struttin' With Some Barbecue-

* Good Time Jazz L-12020   Johnny Wiggs, Santo Pecora, Eddie Pierson And Their Jazz Bands, & Armand Hug's Trio - Recorded In New Orleans Vol. 2   1957
= Vogue (E) LAG 12141   -   1958
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12020-2   -   1994

The Bay City Jazz Band

Everett Farey, cornet, co-leader; Al Cavallin, trumpet; Sanford Newbauer, trombone, co-leader; Roy Giomi, clarinet; Don Keeler, piano; Tito Patri, banjo; Walt Yost, tuba; Lloyd Byassee, drums.

Oakland, CA, March 12, 14 and 15, 1956

Arab StrutGood Time Jazz L-12017
Alligator Blues-
My Heart-
Yerba Buena Blues-
How'm I Gonna Do It (If I Don't Know What It Is That You Crave)-
Potato Head Blues-
Weather Bird Rag-
Auntie Soshal's Social-
West Texas Blues-
Doctor Jazz-
Beale Street Blues-
Snake Rag-

* Good Time Jazz L-12017   The Bay City Jazz Band (Vol. 1)   1956
= Vogue (E) LAG 12093   -   1958
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12017-2   -   1994

Bob Scobey's Frisco Band With Vocals By Clancy Hayes

Bob Scobey, trumpet; Jack Buck, trombone; Bill Napier, clarinet; Jesse (Tiny) Crump, piano; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocal #2,4,5,7,9,11; Hal McCormick as Hal McCormack, string bass; Bob Short, tuba; Fred Higuera, drums.

Oakland, CA, March 13, 14 and 15, 1956

1.Ostrich WalkGood Time Jazz L-12023
2.Indiana-
3.Sobbin' Blues-
4.Curse Of An Aching Heart-
5.Michigan Water Blues-
6.Sensation-
7.Doctor JazzGood Time Jazz L-12023, FCD-60-010
8.Jazz Me BluesGood Time Jazz L-12023
9.Travelin' Shoes-
10.A Closer Walk With TheeGood Time Jazz L-12023, FCD-60-010
11.JadaGood Time Jazz L-12023
12.San-

* Good Time Jazz L-12023   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band (Vol. 6) With Vocals By Clancy Hayes - Direct From San Francisco!   1957
= Vogue (E) LAG 12180   -   1959
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12023-2   -   1992
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-010   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Favorites

Don Ewell Trio & Solo

Darnell Howard, clarinet #1,3,4,6,7,9,11,12; Don Ewell, piano; Minor Hall, drums #1,3,4,6,7,9,11,12.

Oakland, CA, March 13, 15 and 16, 1956

1.South Side StrutGood Time Jazz L-12021
2.I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
3.A Monday Date-
4.Love Me Or Leave Me-
5.Squeeze Me-
6.Bush Street Scramble-
7.Old Fashioned Love-
8.Blues Improvisation-
9.Parlor Social-
10.You Took Advantage Of Me-
11.Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good To You-
12.My Honey's Lovin' Arms-

* Good Time Jazz L-12021   Music To Listen To Don Ewell By   1957
= Vogue (E) LAG 12131   -   1958
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12021-2   -   1995

Eddie Pierson's Band

Albert Walters, trumpet; Eddie Pierson, trombone; Joseph Thomas, clarinet; Jeanette Kimball, piano; Albert French, banjo; Sidney Brown, string bass; Louis Barbarin Sr., drums; the band, vocal #3.

New Orleans, LA, March 17, 1956

1.Gettysburg MarchGood Time Jazz L-12020
2.In Gloryland-
3.Bill Bailey-

* Good Time Jazz L-12020   Johnny Wiggs, Santo Pecora, Eddie Pierson And Their Jazz Bands, & Armand Hug's Trio - Recorded In New Orleans Vol. 2   1957
= Vogue (E) LAG 12141   -   1958
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12020-2   -   1994

Sharkey Bonano & His Kings Of Dixieland

Sharkey Bonano, trumpet, vocal #2; Jack Delaney, trombone; Peter Fountain, clarinet; Jeff Riddick, piano; Arnold "Deacon" Loyocano, bass; Paul Ferrara, drums.

New Orleans, LA, March 24, 1956

1.Second LineGood Time Jazz L-12019
2.Look What You Missed-
3.Panama-

* Good Time Jazz L-12019   Sharkey Bonano, Paul Barbarin, George Girard, Bill Matthews & Their Jazz Bands - Recorded In New Orleans Vol. 1   1957
= Vogue (E) LAG 12083   -   1958
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12019-2   -   1994

George Girard & His New Orleans Five

George Girard, trumpet, vocal #1; Bob Havens, trombone; Harry Shields, clarinet; Bob Discon, piano; Bob Coquille, bass; Paul Edwards, drums.

New Orleans, LA, April 14, 1956

1.Dr. JazzGood Time Jazz L-12019
2.Liebestraum-
3.San-

* Good Time Jazz L-12019   Sharkey Bonano, Paul Barbarin, George Girard, Bill Matthews & Their Jazz Bands - Recorded In New Orleans Vol. 1   1957
= Vogue (E) LAG 12083   -   1958
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12019-2   -   1994

Buddy Collette Quintet

Buddy Collette, alto, tenor sax, clarinet, flute; Ernie Freeman, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Larry Bunker, drums.

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

St. Andrews Place BluesContemporary C3522
Cheryl Ann-
Jungle Pipe-
Zan-

* Contemporary C3522   Buddy Collette (Volume 1) - Man Of Many Parts   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-239   -   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-239-2   -   1992

Paul Barbarin's New Orleans Band

John Brunious, trumpet; Worthia Thomas, trombone; Willie Humphries, clarinet; Lester Santiago, piano; Edmond Souchon, banjo, guitar; Richard Alexis, bass; Paul Barbarin, drums, vocal #2.

New Orleans, LA, April 21, 1956

1.Too LateGood Time Jazz L-12019
2.We'll Meet Again-
3.Dooky's Doing His Dance-

* Good Time Jazz L-12019   Sharkey Bonano, Paul Barbarin, George Girard, Bill Matthews & Their Jazz Bands - Recorded In New Orleans Vol. 1   1957
= Vogue (E) LAG 12083   -   1958
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12019-2   -   1994

Jimmy Deuchar Sextet

Jimmy Deuchar, trumpet; Ken Wray, trombone; Derek Humble, alto, baritone sax; Stan Tracey, piano #1-4; Marty Paich, piano #5; Lennie Bush, bass; Tony Crombie, drums.

London, England, April 23, 1956

1. VOG807"E"Tempo (E) TAP 4; Contemporary C3529
2. VOG808Colne Springs-
3. VOG809Four XTempo (E) TAP 4
4. VOG810Red Barrell-
5. VOG811Martyunissued

* Tempo (E) TAP 4   Jimmy Deuchar, Dizzy Reece - Deuchar Plays Deuchar/Dizzy Blows Bird - Top Trumpets   1956
* Contemporary C3529   Pub Crawling With Jimmy Deuchar   1957

Bill Matthews & His New Orleans Dixieland Band

Ernie Cagnolatti, trumpet, vocal #2; Bill Matthews, trombone; Albert Burbank, clarinet; Octave Crosby, piano; Richard McLean, bass; George Williams, drums.

New Orleans, LA, April 28, 1956

1.Bugle Call RagGood Time Jazz L-12019
2.Walk Thru The Streets Of The City-
3.Maryland, My Maryland-

* Good Time Jazz L-12019   Sharkey Bonano, Paul Barbarin, George Girard, Bill Matthews & Their Jazz Bands - Recorded In New Orleans Vol. 1   1957
= Vogue (E) LAG 12083   -   1958
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12019-2   -   1994

Armand Hug's Trio

Armand Hug, piano; Phil Darois, bass; Charlie Duke, drums.

New Orleans, LA, May 19, 1956

My Old Time SweetheartGood Time Jazz L-12020
Doodle Doo Doo-
Dixie Bug-

* Good Time Jazz L-12020   Johnny Wiggs, Santo Pecora, Eddie Pierson And Their Jazz Bands, & Armand Hug's Trio - Recorded In New Orleans Vol. 2   1957
= Vogue (E) LAG 12141   -   1958
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12020-2   -   1994

Johnny Wiggs New Orleans Music

Johnny Wiggs, cornet; Emile Christian, trombone; Raymond Burke, clarinet; Armand Hug, piano; Edmond Souchon, guitar, banjo, vocal #3; Sherwood Mangiapane, bass; Santo Pecoraro, drums.

New Orleans, LA, May 26, 1956

1.Gallatin Street GrindGood Time Jazz L-12020
2.Sweet Substitute-
3.Everybody Loves My Baby-

* Good Time Jazz L-12020   Johnny Wiggs, Santo Pecora, Eddie Pierson And Their Jazz Bands, & Armand Hug's Trio - Recorded In New Orleans Vol. 2   1957
= Vogue (E) LAG 12141   -   1958
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12020-2   -   1994

The Banjo Kings

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

Los Angeles, CA, June 9, 1956

By The Light Of The Silvery MoonGood Time Jazz L-12015
In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree-
In The Good Old Summer Time-
When You And I Were Young Maggie-

* Good Time Jazz L-12015   Banjo Kings Volume One   1957
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12015-2   -   1999

Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Alvin Alcorn, trumpet; Kid Ory, trombone; Phil Gomez, clarinet; Cedric Haywood, piano; Julian Davidson, guitar; Wellman Braud, bass; Minor Hall, drums.

Good Time Jazz, Los Angeles, CA, June 18, 1956

Creole SongGood Time Jazz M12045

* 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

Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Alvin Alcorn, trumpet; Kid Ory, trombone, vocal #2,8; Phil Gomez, clarinet; Cedric Haywood, piano; Julian Davidson, guitar; Wellman Braud, bass; Minor Hall, drums.

Good Time Jazz, Los Angeles, CA, June-July, 1956

1.High SocietyGood Time Jazz M12041/2, FCD-60-009
2.Do What Ory Say-
3.Down Home Rag-
4.Careless Love-
5.Jazz Me Blues-
6.Weary Blues-
7.Original Dixieland One-Step-
8.Bourbon Street Parade-
9.Panama-

Alvin Alcorn, trumpet; Kid Ory, trombone, vocal #2,6; Phil Gomez, clarinet; Cedric Haywood, piano; Julian Davidson, guitar; Wellman Braud, bass; Minor Hall, drums.

1.Toot, Toot, Tootsie!Good Time Jazz M12041/2
2.Oh, Didn't He RambleGood Time Jazz M12041/2, FCD-60-009
3.Beale Street Blues-
4.Maryland, My Maryland-
5.1919 Rag-
6.Eh, La Bas-
7.Mood IndigoGood Time Jazz M12041/2
8.Bugle Call RagGood Time Jazz M12041/2, FCD-60-009

* Good Time Jazz M12041/2, S10041/2   Kid Ory! Favorites!   1958
= Vogue (E) LAG 12281/2, SGA 5023/4   -   1962
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-009   Kid Ory! Favorites!   1986

Shelly Manne & His Men

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, 16, 1956

Moose The MoocheContemporary C3519
The Wind-
Pint Of Blues-
Tommyhawk-
Quartet, A Suite In Four Parts-

* Contemporary C3519   Shelly Manne & His Men Vol. 5 - More Swinging Sounds   1957
= Stereo S7007   Shelly Manne & His Men - Swinging Sounds In Stereo   1958
= Contemporary S7519   Shelly Manne & His Men - More Swinging Sounds
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-320   -   1987
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-320-2   -   1992

Barney Kessel

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' WhoopeeContemporary C3521, FCD-60-021
Gone With The WindContemporary C3521
I Love You-
Fascinating RhythmContemporary C364, C3521

* Contemporary C3521   Music To Listen To Barney Kessel By (Vol. 4)   1957
= Stereo S7001   -   1958
= Contemporary S7521   Music To Listen To Barney Kessel By
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-746-2   -   1992
* Contemporary FCD-60-021   The Artistry Of Barney Kessel
* Contemporary C364, C45-364   Barney Kessel - My Reverie / Fascinatin' Rhythm   1957

Shelly Manne & His Friends

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

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

LK700Get Me To The Church On TimeContemporary C361, C3527
LK701On The Street Where You Live-
I've Grown Accustomed To Her FaceContemporary C3527
Wouldn't It Be Loverly-
Ascot Gavotte-
Show Me-
With A Little Bit Of Luck-
I Could Have Danced All Night-

* Contemporary C3527   Shelly Manne & His Friends Vol. 2 - My Fair Lady   1956
= Stereo S7002   Shelly Manne & His Friends (Vol. 2) - My Fair Lady   1958
= Contemporary M3527, S7527   Shelly Manne & His Friends - My Fair Lady
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-336, OJCCD-336-2   -   1988
* Contemporary C361, C45-361   Shelly Manne - Get Me To The Church On Time / On The Street Where You Live   1956

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Buddy Collette, flute, alto flute; Bob Cooper, oboe, English horn; Sonny Clark, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, CA, September 25, 1956

Blue SandsContemporary C3520
Swing House-
A Bit Of Basie-
Waikikian-

* 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

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

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 LeveyContemporary C3528
Taxi War Dance-
Octavia-
Mambo Las VegasContemporary C3528, CCD-14077-2
JubilationContemporary C3528
I Deal-
Latin For LoversContemporary C3528, CCD-14077-2
TopsyContemporary C3528

* Contemporary C3528   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars (Vol. 8) - Music For Lighthousekeeping   1957
= Stereo S7008   -   1958
= Contemporary S7528   -
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-636, OJCCD-636-2   -   1991
* Contemporary CCD-14077-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Mexican Passport   1996

Gerry Wiggins Trio

Gerry Wiggins, piano; Joe Comfort, bass; Jackie Mills, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, October 3 and 10, 1956

NarcissusContemporary M3595
Frankie & Johnny-
One For My Baby-
The Lady Is A Tramp-
Serenade In Blue-
My Heart Stood Still-
Just Squeeze Me / Satin Doll-
Blue Wig-

* Contemporary M3595, S7595   Jazz Piano Moods By Gerry Wiggins - Relax And Enjoy It!   1962
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-173   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-173-2   -   1995

The Curtis Counce Group

Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Carl Perkins, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Frank Butler, drums.

Contemporary Records' studio, Los Angeles, CA, October 8, 1956

LandslideContemporary C3526
Time After Time-
Mia-
Sarah-
A Fifth For Frank-

same session.

Big FootContemporary C3539

* Contemporary C3526   The Curtis Counce Group   1957
= Contemporary S7526   The Curtis Counce Group Vol. 1 - Landslide
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-606, OJCCD-606-2   -   1991
* Contemporary C3539   You Get More Bounce With Curtis Counce! (Vol. 2)   1957
= Contemporary S7539   The Curtis Counce Group Vol. 2 - Counceltation   1972
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-159   You Get More Bounce With Curtis Counce! (Vol. 2)   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-159-2   -   1988

Firehouse Five Plus Two

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

Los Angeles, CA, October 11, 1956

Swanee RiverGood Time Jazz EP 1045, L-12018
Birmingham Papa (Your Memphis Mama's Comin' To Town)-
Milneberg Joys-
Tishomingo Blues-

* Good Time Jazz L-12018   Firehouse Five Plus 2 (Vol. 5) - Goes South!   1956
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12018-2   -   1990
* Good Time Jazz EP 1045   Firehouse Five Plus 2 (Vol. 5) - Goes South!   not released

Barney Kessel

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 EarfulContemporary C3521
My ReverieContemporary C364, C3521, CCD-6022-2
Blues For A PlayboyContemporary C3521
Carioca-

* Contemporary C3521   Music To Listen To Barney Kessel By (Vol. 4)   1957
= Stereo S7001   -   1958
= Contemporary S7521   Music To Listen To Barney Kessel By
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-746-2   -   1992
* Contemporary CCD-6022-2   Barney Kessel Plays For Lovers
* Contemporary C364, C45-364   Barney Kessel - My Reverie / Fascinatin' Rhythm   1957

The Curtis Counce Group

Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Carl Perkins, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Frank Butler, drums.

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

SonarContemporary C3526

same session.

Stranger In ParadiseContemporary C3539
Woody'n You (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-159-2

same session.

Woody'n YouContemporary C-7655
Landslide (alternate take)-
Sonor (alternate take)-

* Contemporary C3526   The Curtis Counce Group   1957
= Contemporary S7526   The Curtis Counce Group Vol. 1 - Landslide
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-606, OJCCD-606-2   -   1991
* Contemporary C3539   You Get More Bounce With Curtis Counce! (Vol. 2)   1957
= Contemporary S7539   The Curtis Counce Group Vol. 2 - Counceltation   1972
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-159   You Get More Bounce With Curtis Counce! (Vol. 2)   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-159-2   -   1988
* Contemporary C-7655, CCD-7655-2   The Curtis Counce Group - Sonority   1989

Clancy Hayes

Clancy Hayes, vocal, guitar, banjo, drums; with Bill Napier, clarinet; Ralph Sutton, piano; Bob Short, tuba.

Good Time Jazz, Los Angeles, CA, October 29, 1956

When You And I Were Young Maggie BluesGood Time Jazz M12050
Willie The Weeper-
Honeysuckle Rose-
Limehouse Blues-
Wolverine Blues-

* Good Time Jazz M12050, S10050   Clancy Hayes - Swingin' Minstrel   1963
= Vogue (E) LAG 573   -   1964
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-10050-2   -   1995

Buddy Collette Quartet

Buddy Collette, clarinet, alto sax, flute, tenor sax; Don Friedman, piano; John Goodman, bass; Joe Peters, drums.

November 6, 1956

A Nice DayContemporary C3531
Over The Rainbow-

* Contemporary C3531   Nice Day With Buddy Collette (Vol. 2)   1957
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-747-2   -   1992

The Hampton Hawes Quartet

Hampton Hawes, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Bruz Freeman, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, November 12, 1956

JorduContemporary C3545
Groovin' High-
Takin' CareContemporary C3545; Prestige PRCD-11015-2
BroadwayContemporary C3545
Hampton's PulpitContemporary C3545; Prestige PRCD-11015-2

* Contemporary C3545   All Night Session! With The Hampton Hawes Quartet 1   1958
= Contemporary S7545   -
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-638, OJCCD-638-2   -   1991
* Prestige PRCD-11015-2   Hampton Hawes - Blues The Most

The Hampton Hawes Quartet

Hampton Hawes, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Bruz Freeman, drums.: same personnel.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, November 12 and 13, 1956

I'll Remember AprilContemporary C3546
I Should Care-
Woody'n You-
Two Bass Hit-
Will You Still Be Mine-
April In Paris-
Blue 'N Boogie-

* Contemporary C3546   All Night Session! With The Hampton Hawes Quartet 2   1958
= Contemporary S7546   -
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-639, OJCCD-639-2   -   1991

The Hampton Hawes Quartet

Hampton Hawes, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Bruz Freeman, drums.: same personnel.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, November 13, 1956

Do Nothin' Till You Hear From MeContemporary C3547
Blues #3-
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea-
Blues #4-
Blues Of A SortOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-640-2

* Contemporary C3547   All Night Session! With The Hampton Hawes Quartet 3   1958
= Contemporary S7547   -
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-640, OJCCD-640-2   -   1991

Art Pepper Quintet

Art Pepper, alto sax; Warne Marsh, tenor sax; Ronnie Ball, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Gary Frommer, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, November 26, 1956

I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeContemporary S7630, (J) VICJ-23640
All The Things You Are-
What's New-
Tickle Toe-
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-389-2; Contemporary (J) VICJ-23640
All The Things You Are (alternate take)-

same session.

I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me (alternate take)
All The Things You Are
All The Things You Are (alternate take)
What's New
AvalonContemporary (J) VICJ-23640
Tickle Toe
Warnin' (take 1)Contemporary (J) VICJ-23640
Warnin' (take 2)-
Stomping At The Savoy-

* Contemporary S7630   Art Pepper - ...The Way It Was!   1972
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-389, OJCCD-389-2   -   1989
* Contemporary (J) VICJ-23640   Art Pepper With Warne Marsh   1991

Buddy Collette Quartet

Buddy Collette, clarinet, alto sax, flute, tenor sax; Dick Shreve, piano; John Goodman, bass; Bill Dolney, drums.

November 29, 1956

Minor DeviationContemporary C3531
Change It-
I'll Remember April-
Blues For Howard-
Fall Winds-

* Contemporary C3531   Nice Day With Buddy Collette (Vol. 2)   1957
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-747-2   -   1992

Barney Kessel

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 YoungContemporary C3521
2.Mountain Greenery-
3.Indian Summer-

Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass.

LauraContemporary C3521, CCD-6022-2

* Contemporary C3521   Music To Listen To Barney Kessel By (Vol. 4)   1957
= Stereo S7001   -   1958
= Contemporary S7521   Music To Listen To Barney Kessel By
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-746-2   -   1992
* Contemporary CCD-6022-2   Barney Kessel Plays For Lovers

Lennie Niehaus Octet

Frank Rosolino, trombone; Vincent De Rosa, French horn; James McAllister, tuba; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Red Mitchell, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, December 10, 1956

The SermonContemporary C3540
With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair-
Four-
Blues For Susie-

* Contemporary C3540   The Lennie Niehaus Octet! (Vol. 2) - Zounds!   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1892-2   -   1997