Contemporary Records Discography: 1959-1960

1959

Helen Humes

Benny Carter, trumpet, leader; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Andre Previn, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Helen Humes, vocals.
January 5, 1959
Ain't Misbehavin'Contemporary M3571
Bill BaileyContemporary C366, M3571
BillContemporary M3571
When The Saints Go Marching InContemporary C366, M3571
* Contemporary M3571, S7571   Helen Humes
= Contemporary S7571 (later); Original Jazz Classics OJC-453, OJCCD-453-2   Helen Humes - 'Tain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do
* Contemporary C366, C45-366   Helen Humes, Benny Carter - Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home / When The Saints Go Marching In

Ornette Coleman Quartet

Don Cherry, cornet; Ornette Coleman, alto sax; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, January 16, 1959
LorraineContemporary M3569
* Contemporary M3569, S7569; Original Jazz Classics OJC-342, OJCCD-342-2   The New Music Of Ornette Coleman! - Tomorrow Is The Question!

Shelly Manne & His Men

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Herb Geller, alto sax; Victor Feldman, vibes; Russ Freeman, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 19 & 20, 1959
C721Peter GunnContemporary C3560
The Floater-
Sorta Blue-
The Brothers-
Soft Sounds-
Fallout-
C722Slow And Easy-
Brief And Breezy-
Dreamsville-
A Profound Gass-
* Contemporary C3560; Stereo S7025; Contemporary S7560; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-946-2   Shelly Manne & His Men Play Peter Gunn

Helen Humes

Benny Carter, trumpet, leader; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Andre Previn, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Helen Humes, vocals.
January 27, 1959
Among My SouvenirsContemporary M3571
A Good Man Is Hard To Find-
'Tain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I DoContemporary C368, M3571
I Got It Bad And That Ain't GoodContemporary M3571
* Contemporary M3571, S7571   Helen Humes
= Contemporary S7571 (later); Original Jazz Classics OJC-453, OJCCD-453-2   Helen Humes - 'Tain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do
* Contemporary C368, C45-368   Helen Humes, Benny Carter - Tain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do / Trouble In Mind

Elmo Hope Trio

Elmo Hope, piano; Jimmy Bond, bass; Frank Butler, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, February 8, 1959
B's A-PlentyHiFi Jazz J 616
Barfly-
Eejah-
Boa-
Something For Kenny-
Like Someone In Love-
Minor Bertha-
Tranquility-
* HiFi Jazz J 616; Contemporary S7620; Original Jazz Classics OJC-477, OJCCD-477-2   Elmo Hope Trio

Helen Humes

Benny Carter, trumpet, leader; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Andre Previn, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Helen Humes, vocals.
February 10, 1959
You Can Depend On MeContemporary M3571
Trouble In MindContemporary C368, M3571
Star DustContemporary M3571
When I Grow Too Old To Dream-
* Contemporary M3571, S7571   Helen Humes
= Contemporary S7571 (later); Original Jazz Classics OJC-453, OJCCD-453-2   Helen Humes - 'Tain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do
* Contemporary C368, C45-368   Helen Humes, Benny Carter - Tain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do / Trouble In Mind

The Bill Smith Quartet

Bill Smith, clarinet, composer, arranger; Jim Hall, guitar; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 16 & November 24, 1959
A-RovingContemporary M3591
Greensleeves-
Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen-
John Henry-
Wayfaring Stranger-
Three Blind Mice-
Go Down, Moses-
Blow The Man Down-
Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair-
Reuben, Reuben-
Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen (alternate take 1)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1956-2
Reuben, Reuben (alternate take 14)-
* Contemporary M3591, S7591; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1956-2   Bill Smith With Shelly Manne, Jim Hall & Monty Budwig - Folk Jazz

Ornette Coleman Quartet

Don Cherry, cornet; Ornette Coleman, alto sax; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 23, 1959
TurnaroundContemporary M3569
Endless-
* Contemporary M3569, S7569; Original Jazz Classics OJC-342, OJCCD-342-2   The New Music Of Ornette Coleman! - Tomorrow Is The Question!

Andre Previn Solo

Andre Previn, piano.
Contemporary Records' studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 1959
Long Ago And Far AwayContemporary M3567
Sure Thing-
A Fine Romance-
They Didn't Believe Me-
All The Things You Are-
* Contemporary M3567, S7567; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1787-2   Andre Previn Plays Songs By Jerome Kern

Victor Feldman And His Orchestra

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Walter Benton, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes; Vince Guaraldi, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Stan Levey, drums; Mongo Santamaria, congas; Armando Peraza, bongos; Willie Bobo, timbales.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 2, 1959
PoincianaContemporary M5005
Spain-
Cuban Love Song-
Woody'n You-
* Contemporary M5005, S9005, CCD-9005-2   Victor Feldman - Latinsville!

Victor Feldman And His Orchestra

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Walter Benton, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes; Vince Guaraldi, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Mongo Santamaria, congas; Armando Peraza, bongos; Willie Bobo, timbales.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 3, 1959
The GypsyContemporary M5005
In A Little Spanish Town-
* Contemporary M5005, S9005, CCD-9005-2   Victor Feldman - Latinsville!

Ornette Coleman Quartet

Don Cherry, cornet; Ornette Coleman, alto sax; Percy Heath, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 9 & 10, 1959
Tomorrow Is The QuestionContemporary M3569
Tears Inside-
Mind And Time-
Compassion-
Giggin'-
Rejoicing-
* Contemporary M3569, S7569; Original Jazz Classics OJC-342, OJCCD-342-2   The New Music Of Ornette Coleman! - Tomorrow Is The Question!

Andre Previn Solo

Andre Previn, piano.
Contemporary Records' studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 10, 1959
Whip-Poor-WillContemporary M3567
Ol' Man River-
Why Do I Love You-
Go Little Boat-
Put Me To The Test-
* Contemporary M3567, S7567; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1787-2   Andre Previn Plays Songs By Jerome Kern

Art Pepper With Marty Paich Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Dick Nash, trombone; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone, tenor sax; Vince DeRosa, French horn; Herb Geller, alto sax; Art Pepper, alto, tenor sax, clarinet; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Med Flory, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 14, 1959
Opus De FunkContemporary M3568
'Round Midnight-
Walkin' Shoes-
Airegin-
* Contemporary M3568, S7568; Original Jazz Classics OJC-341, OJCCD-341-2   Art Pepper + Eleven - Modern Jazz Classics

Terry Gibbs Dream Band

Conte Candoli, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Joe Cadena, Bob Enevoldsen, Vern Friley, trombone; Charlie Kennedy, Joe Maini, alto sax; Med Flory, tenor sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax, arranger; Jack Schwartz, baritone sax; Terry Gibbs, vibes; Pete Jolly, piano; Max Bennett, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Manny Albam, Bob Brookmeyer, Al Cohn, Sy Johnson, Marty Paich, arranger.
"Seville", Hollywood, CA, March 17, 18 & 19, 1959
Begin The BeguineContemporary C-7647
Don't Be That Way-
Cotton Tail-
Stardust-
Opus One-
After You've Gone-
You Go To My Head-
Let's Dance-
Kissin' Bug-
Jumpin' At The Woodside-
The Subtle SermonContemporary CCD-7647-2
Midnight SunContemporary C-7654
Evil Eyes-
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You-
Flying Home-
Moten SwingContemporary CCD-7654-2
* Contemporary C-7647, CCD-7647-2   Terry Gibbs Dream Band
* Contemporary C-7654, CCD-7654-2   Terry Gibbs Dream Band, Volume 3 - Flying Home

Victor Feldman And His Orchestra

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Walter Benton, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes; Vince Guaraldi, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Mongo Santamaria, congas; Armando Peraza, bongos; Willie Bobo, timbales.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 20, 1959
South Of The BorderContemporary M5005
Flying Down To Rio-
Lady Of Spain-
* Contemporary M5005, S9005, CCD-9005-2   Victor Feldman - Latinsville!

Art Pepper With Marty Paich Orchestra

Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Dick Nash, trombone; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone, tenor sax; Vince DeRosa, French horn; Bud Shank, alto sax; Art Pepper, alto, tenor sax, clarinet; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Med Flory, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 28, 1959
Groovin' HighContemporary M3568
Shaw 'Nuff-
Anthropology-
Donna Lee-
Donna Lee (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-341-2
* Contemporary M3568, S7568; Original Jazz Classics OJC-341, OJCCD-341-2   Art Pepper + Eleven - Modern Jazz Classics

Barney Kessel Septet

Joe Gordon, trumpet; Art Pepper, clarinet, alto, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Jack Marshall, rhythm guitar; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 30 & 31, 1959
Some Like It HotContemporary M3565
I Wanna Be Loved By You-
Sweet SueContemporary M3565, FCD-60-021
Runnin' WildContemporary M3565
Sweet Georgia Brown-
Down Among The Sheltering Palms-
Sugar Blues-
By The Beautiful Sea-
Sweet Sue (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-168-2
Runnin' Wild (alternate take)-
* Contemporary M3565, S7565; Original Jazz Classics OJC-168, OJCCD-168-2   Barney Kessel - Some Like It Hot
* Contemporary FCD-60-021   The Artistry Of Barney Kessel

Terry Gibbs Dream Band

John Audino, Conte Candoli, Lee Katzman, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Bobby Burgess, Joe Cadena, Bob Enevoldsen, Vern Friley, Bill Smiley, trombone; Charlie Kennedy, Joe Maini, alto sax; Med Flory, Bill Holman, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Jack Schwartz, baritone sax; Terry Gibbs, vibes; Benny Aronov, Pete Jolly, Lou Levy, piano; Max Bennett, Buddy Clark, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Irene Kral, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, March & November, 1959
The FuzzContemporary CCD-7658-2
The Subtle Sermon-
Opus One-
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes-
Slittin' Sam (The Shaychet Man)-
Prelude To A Kiss-
Flying Home-
I Remember You-
The Fat Man-
Just Plain Meyer-
Sometimes I'm Happy-
Moonlight In Vermont-
Lover Come Back To Me-
Jumpin' At The Woodside-
* Contemporary CCD-7658-2   Terry Gibbs Dream Band, Vol. 6 - One More Time

Barney Kessel Duo

Barney Kessel, guitar; Monty Budwig, bass.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, April 3, 1959
Stairway To The StarsContemporary M3565
I'm Through With LoveContemporary M3565, CCD-6022-2
Autumn LeavesContemporary 45-374
Night Cry-
* Contemporary M3565, S7565; Original Jazz Classics OJC-168, OJCCD-168-2   Barney Kessel - Some Like It Hot
* Contemporary CCD-6022-2   Barney Kessel - Plays For Lovers
* Contemporary 45-374   Barney Kessel - Autumn Leaves / Night Cry

The Famous Castle Jazz Band

Don Kinch, cornet; George Brunis, trombone; Bob Gilbert, clarinet; Freddie Crews, piano; Monte Ballou, banjo, vocals; Bob Short, bass, tuba; Homer Welch, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 12 & 13, 1959
The Five PenniesGood Time Jazz M12037
Indiana-
Ja-Da-
Follow The Leader-
After You've Gone-
That's A Plenty-
Battle Hymn Of The Republic-
My Blue Heaven-
Lullaby In Ragtime-
Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home-
Goodnight Sleep Tight-
When The Saints Go Marching In-
* Good Time Jazz M12037, S10037, GTJCD-10037-2   The Famous Castle Jazz Band Plays 'The Five Pennies'

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire, cornet; Ward Kimball, trombone; George Probert, clarinet; Frank Thomas, piano; Dick Roberts, banjo; Don Kinch, bass, tuba; Eddie Forrest, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 20, 1959
You Are My SunshineGood Time Jazz M12038
Heart Of My Heart-
I Want A Girl Just Like The Girl Who Married Dear Old Dad-
* Good Time Jazz M12038, S10038, GTJCD-10038-2   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Crashes A Party!

Victor Feldman Quintet

Victor Feldman, vibes; Andy Thomas, piano; Tony Reyes, bass; Ramon Rivera, congas; Frank Guerrero, timbales.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, May 4, 1959
She's A Latin From ManhattanContemporary M5005
Cuban Pete-
Fiesta-
* Contemporary M5005, S9005, CCD-9005-2   Victor Feldman - Latinsville!

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire, cornet; Ward Kimball, trombone; George Probert, clarinet; Frank Thomas, piano; Dick Roberts, banjo; Don Kinch, bass, tuba; Eddie Forrest, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, May 11, 1959
When The Saints Go Marching InGood Time Jazz M12038
At The Jazz Band Ball-
Sister KateGood Time Jazz M12040, FCD-60-008
* Good Time Jazz M12038, S10038, GTJCD-10038-2   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Crashes A Party!
* Good Time Jazz M12040   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Dixieland Favorites
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-008   Firehouse Five Plus Two - 16 Dixieland Favorites

Art Pepper With Marty Paich Orchestra

Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Dick Nash, trombone; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone, tenor sax; Vince DeRosa, French horn; Charlie Kennedy, alto sax; Art Pepper, alto, tenor sax, clarinet; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Med Flory, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, May 12, 1959
MoveContemporary M3568
Four Brothers-
Bernie's Tune-
Walkin'-
Walkin' (alternate take 1)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-341-2
Walkin' (alternate take 2)-
* Contemporary M3568, S7568; Original Jazz Classics OJC-341, OJCCD-341-2   Art Pepper + Eleven - Modern Jazz Classics

Shelly Manne & His Men

Joe Gordon, trumpet; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes, marimba; Russ Freeman, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Contemporary Records, Los Angeles, CA, May 21 & 26, 1959
Odd BallContemporary M3566
Blue Steel-
Spook!-
Joanna-
Goofin' At The Coffee House-
Walkin' Bass-
My Manne Shelly-
Blues For Mother's-
A Quiet Gass-
Lightly-
* Contemporary M3566, S7566; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1105-2   Shelly Manne & His Men Play More Music From Peter Gunn - Son Of Gunn!!

Andre Previn And His Pals

Andre Previn, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, August 24 & 25, 1959
Something's ComingContemporary M3572
Jet Song-
Tonight-
I Feel Pretty-
Gee, Officer Krupke!-
Cool-
Maria-
America-
* Contemporary M3572, S7572; Original Jazz Classics OJC-422, OJCCD-422-2   Andre Previn And His Pals - West Side Story

The Harold Land Quintet

Dupree Bolton, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Herbie Lewis, bass; Frank Butler, drums.
Radio Recorders, Studio B, Los Angeles, CA, August, 1959
The FoxHiFi Jazz J 612
Mirror Mind Rose-
One Second, Please-
Sims A-Plenty-
Little Chris-
One Down-
* HiFi Jazz J 612, SJ 612   The Harold Land Quintet - The Fox
= Contemporary S7619; Original Jazz Classics OJC-343, OJCCD-343-2   Harold Land - The Fox

Shelly Manne & His Men

Joe Gordon, trumpet; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
"The Blackhawk", San Francisco, CA, September 22, 1959
SummertimeContemporary M3577
Our Delight-
Poinciana-
Step Lightly (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-657-2
Black Hawk BluesContemporary M3579
Theme: A Gem From TiffanyContemporary M3580
Cabu (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-659-2
* Contemporary M3577, S7577; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-656-2   Shelly Manne & His Men At The Black Hawk, Vol. 1
* Contemporary M3579, S7579; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-658-2   Shelly Manne & His Men At The Black Hawk, Vol. 3
* Contemporary M3580, S7580; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-659-2   Shelly Manne & His Men At The Black Hawk, Vol. 4
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-657-2   Shelly Manne & His Men At The Black Hawk, Vol. 2

Shelly Manne & His Men

Joe Gordon, trumpet; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.: same personnel.
"The Blackhawk", San Francisco, CA, September 23, 1959
Blue Daniel (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-656-2
Whisper NotContemporary M3579
How Deep Are The RootsOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-660-2
This Is Always-
Wonder Why-
Eclipse Of Spain-
* Contemporary M3579, S7579; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-658-2   Shelly Manne & His Men At The Black Hawk, Vol. 3
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-656-2   Shelly Manne & His Men At The Black Hawk, Vol. 1
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-660-2   Shelly Manne & His Men At The Black Hawk, Vol. 5

Shelly Manne & His Men

Joe Gordon, trumpet; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.: same personnel.
"The Blackhawk", San Francisco, CA, September 24, 1959
Blue DanielContemporary M3577
Theme: A Gem From Tiffany-
Step LightlyContemporary M3578
What's New-
Vamp's Blues-
Theme: A Gem From Tiffany-
I Am In LoveContemporary M3579
Whisper Not (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-658-2
CabuContemporary M3580
Just Squeeze Me-
Nightingale-
Pullin' StringsOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-660-2
Theme: A Gem From Tiffany-
* Contemporary M3577, S7577; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-656-2   Shelly Manne & His Men At The Black Hawk, Vol. 1
* Contemporary M3578, S7578; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-657-2   Shelly Manne & His Men At The Black Hawk, Vol. 2
* Contemporary M3579, S7579; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-658-2   Shelly Manne & His Men At The Black Hawk, Vol. 3
* Contemporary M3580, S7580; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-659-2   Shelly Manne & His Men At The Black Hawk, Vol. 4
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-660-2   Shelly Manne & His Men At The Black Hawk, Vol. 5

The Poll Winners

Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, November 2, 1959
Soft WindsContemporary M3576
Crisis-
The Little RhumbaContemporary CEP 4112, M3576
Easy LivingContemporary M3576
It's All Right With Me-
Mack The KnifeContemporary CEP 4112, M3576
RaincheckContemporary M3576
Minor MysteryContemporary CEP 4112, M3576
I'm Afraid The Masquerade Is OverContemporary M3576
I Hear Music-
* Contemporary M3576, S7576; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-692-2   Poll Winners Three!
* Contemporary CEP 4112   The Poll Winners

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire, cornet; Ward Kimball, trombone; George Probert, clarinet; Frank Thomas, piano; Dick Roberts, banjo; Don Kinch, bass, tuba; Eddie Forrest, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, November 10, 1959
Let's Have A PartyGood Time Jazz M12038
At The Firemen's Ball-
Ballin' The Jack-
Nobody's Sweetheart Now-
* Good Time Jazz M12038, S10038, GTJCD-10038-2   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Crashes A Party!

Terry Gibbs Dream Band

John Audino, Conte Candoli, Frank Higgins, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Bobby Burgess, Vern Friley, Bill Smiley, trombone; Charlie Kennedy, Joe Maini, alto sax; Med Flory, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Jack Schwartz, baritone sax; Terry Gibbs, vibes; Lou Levy, piano; Buddy Clark, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Manny Albam, Al Cohn, Bill Holman, Lennie Niehaus, Marty Paich, arranger.
"The Sundown Club", Hollywood, CA, November, 1959
The Song Is YouContemporary C-7652
Moonglow-
The Fat Man-
It Could Happen To You-
Back Bay Shuffle-
Dancing In The Dark-
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
No Heat-
My Reverie-
The Claw-
Blue LouContemporary CCD-7652-2
AireginContemporary C-7654
Just Plain Meyer-
Avalon-
Bright Eyes-
Wonderful You-
It Might As Well Be Swing-
* Contemporary C-7652, CCD-7652-2   Terry Gibbs Dream Band, Volume Two - The Sundown Sessions
* Contemporary C-7654, CCD-7654-2   Terry Gibbs Dream Band, Volume 3 - Flying Home

Shelly Manne & His Men

Joe Gordon, trumpet; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes; Russ Freeman, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, December 7-14, 1959 & January 28, 1960
Drum Solo / Blues Theme From "The Proper Time"Contemporary M3587
Blue Stutter / Piano Jazz / Wheels-
The Proper Time-
Happy Pool-
The Proper Time-
Doreen's Blues-
Exotic Moods-
Warm Water-
Doreen's Blues-
The Proper Time-
Drum Solo-
Panic-
Fraternizing-
Doreen's Blues-
Fast Blues-
Piano Trio-
Doreen's Blues-
The Proper Time-
* Contemporary M3587, S7587   Shelly Manne & His Men - The Proper Time!

1960

Pepe Romero

Pepe Romero, guitar.
Contemporary Records' studio, Los Angeles, CA, January, 1960
Noche En MalagaContemporary M5004
Seguiriyas-
Medias Granadinas-
Fandangos De Huelva-
Alegrias Por Rosas-
Bulerias-
Soleares-
Alegrias Por Fiesta-
Farrucas-
Zapateado Del Perchel-
* Contemporary M5004, S9004, CCD-14070-2   Pepe Romero - !Flamenco Fenomeno!

Andre Previn's Trio

Andre Previn, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Frankie Capp, drums.
Contemporary Records' studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 20 & March 1, 1960
Rosie RedContemporary M3575
If I Should Find You-
Sad Eyes-
Saturday-
Tricycle-
I'm Mina Mood-
No Words For Dory-
Three's Company-
* Contemporary M3575, S7575; Original Jazz Classics OJC-170, OJCCD-170-2   Andre Previn's Trio - Like Previn!

Art Pepper Quintet

Conte Candoli, trumpet #1,2,5; Art Pepper, alto, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmie Cobb, drums.
Contemporary Records' studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 29, 1960
1.Whims Of ChambersContemporary M3573
2.Bijou The Poodle-
3.Why Are We Afraid-
4.Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
5.Rhythm-a-ning-
6.Gettin' Together-
7.Gettin' Together (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-169-2
8.DianeContemporary M3573
9.The Way You Look TonightContemporary S7630; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-169-2
* Contemporary M3573, S7573; Original Jazz Classics OJC-169, OJCCD-169-2   Art Pepper - Gettin' Together!
* Contemporary S7630; Original Jazz Classics OJC-389, OJCCD-389-2   Art Pepper - ...The Way It Was!

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire, cornet; Ward Kimball, trombone; George Probert, clarinet, soprano sax; Frank Thomas, piano; Dick Roberts, banjo; Don Kinch, bass, tuba; Eddie Forrest, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, March 14, 1960
Muskrat RambleGood Time Jazz M12040, FCD-60-008
Canal Street Blues-
That's A Plenty-
Royal Garden Blues-
* Good Time Jazz M12040   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Dixieland Favorites
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-008   Firehouse Five Plus Two - 16 Dixieland Favorites

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire, cornet; Ward Kimball, trombone; George Probert, clarinet, soprano sax; Frank Thomas, piano; Dick Roberts, banjo; Don Kinch, bass, tuba; Eddie Forrest, drums.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, March 21, 1960
Fidgety FeetGood Time Jazz M12040, FCD-60-008
Storyville Blues-
When Irish Eyes Are SmilingGood Time Jazz M12044
Russian Lullaby-
Lady Of Spain-
* Good Time Jazz M12040   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Dixieland Favorites
* Good Time Jazz M12044, S10044, GTJCD-10044-2   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Around The World!
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-008   Firehouse Five Plus Two - 16 Dixieland Favorites

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire, cornet; Ward Kimball, trombone; George Probert, clarinet, soprano sax; Frank Thomas, piano; Dick Roberts, banjo; Don Kinch, bass, tuba; Eddie Forrest, drums.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, March 27, 1960
China BoyGood Time Jazz M12044
It Happened In Monterey-
My Little Grass Shack In KealakekuaGood Time Jazz 98, M12044
HawaiiGood Time Jazz M12044
California, Here I Come-
* Good Time Jazz M12044, S10044, GTJCD-10044-2   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Around The World!
* Good Time Jazz 98, 45098   Firehouse Five Plus Two - My Little Grass Shack In Kealakekua / Japanese Sandman

Andre Previn Solo

Andre Previn, piano.
Contemporary Records' studio, Los Angeles, CA, May 4 & 5, 1960
That Old Black MagicContemporary M3586
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
My Shining Hour-
Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe-
A Sleepin' Bee-
Stormy Weather-
Over The Rainbow-
Let's Fall In Love-
For Every Man There's A Woman-
Cocoanut Sweet-
* Contemporary M3586, S7586; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1840-2   Andre Previn Plays Songs By Harold Arlen

Barney Kessel Quartet

Marvin Jenkins, piano, flute; Barney Kessel, guitar; Gary Peacock, bass; Ron Lundberg, drums.
Contemporary Records, Los Angeles, CA, July 19, 1960
BluesologyContemporary M3613
Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be)-
Joy SpringContemporary M3613, FCD-60-021
Now's The TimeContemporary M3613
Miss Memphis-
New Rhumba-
* Contemporary M3613, S7613; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1066-2   Barney Kessel's Swingin' Party At Contemporary
* Contemporary FCD-60-021   The Artistry Of Barney Kessel

Teddy Edwards Quartet

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Joe Castro, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Contemporary Records' studio, Los Angeles, CA, August 17, 1960
Blues In G (as Bluesingee)Contemporary M3583
Scrapple From The Apple-
What's New-
You Name It-
Take The "A" Train-
The Sermon-
Higgins' Hideaway-
* Contemporary M3583, S7583; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-748-2   Teddy Edwards Quartet - Teddy's Ready!

The Poll Winners

Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Contemporary Records' studio, Los Angeles, CA, August 30 & 31 & September 1, 1960
Little SusieContemporary M3581
The Duke-
So What-
Misty-
Doodlin'-
The Golden Striker-
Li'l Darlin'-
The Blessing-
This Here-
* Contemporary M3581, S7581; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-969-2   The Poll Winners - Exploring The Scene!

Helen Humes With Marty Paich Orchestra

Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, trombone; Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; Teddy Edwards, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Bill Hood, baritone sax; Andre Previn, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Helen Humes, vocals; Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.
Contemporary Records' studio, Los Angeles, CA, September 6 & 7, 1960
Don't Worry 'Bout MeContemporary M3582
Mean To Me-
I Want A Roof Over My Head-
St. Louis Blues-
You're Driving Me Crazy-
Million Dollar Secret-
Love Me Or Leave Me-
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone-
Don't Worry 'Bout Me (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-171-2
* Contemporary M3582, S7582; Original Jazz Classics OJC-171, OJCCD-171-2   Helen Humes - Songs I Like To Sing!

Helen Humes With Marty Paich Orchestra

Ben Webster, tenor sax; James Getzoff, Joseph Stepansky, violin; Alvin Dinkin, viola; Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Andre Previn, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Helen Humes, vocals; Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.
Contemporary Records' studio, Los Angeles, CA, September 8, 1960
If I Could Be With YouContemporary M3582
Every Now And Then-
My Old Flame-
Imagination-
* Contemporary M3582, S7582; Original Jazz Classics OJC-171, OJCCD-171-2   Helen Humes - Songs I Like To Sing!

Ben Webster Quintet

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Frank Butler, drums.
"The Renaissance Club", Hollywood, CA, October 14, 1960
StardustContemporary C-7646
Caravan-
Georgia On My Mind-
Ole Miss Blues-
Gone With The WindOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-390-2
Mop Mop-
What Is This Thing Called Love-
Renaissance Blues-
* Contemporary C-7646; Original Jazz Classics OJC-390, OJCCD-390-2   Ben Webster - At The Renaissance

Art Pepper Quintet

Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Jimmy Bond, bass; Frank Butler, drums.
Contemporary Records, Los Angeles, CA, October 24 & 25, 1960
Smack UpContemporary M3602
Las Cuevas De Mario-
A Bit Of Basie-
How Can You Lose-
Maybe Next Year-
Tears Inside-
Solid Citizens (take 33)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-176-2
Solid Citizens (take 37)-
* Contemporary M3602, S7602; Original Jazz Classics OJC-176, OJCCD-176-2   Art Pepper Quintet - Smack Up

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper, alto sax; Dolo Coker, piano; Jimmy Bond, bass; Frank Butler, drums.
Contemporary Records, Los Angeles, CA, November 23 & 25, 1960
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeContemporary M3607
I Love You-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Long Ago-
Gone With The Wind-
I Wished On The Moon-
Too Close For Comfort-
Five PointsOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-387-2
Autumn LeavesContemporary S7630
* Contemporary M3607, S7607; Original Jazz Classics OJC-387, OJCCD-387-2   Art Pepper - Intensity
* Contemporary S7630; Original Jazz Classics OJC-389, OJCCD-389-2   Art Pepper - ...The Way It Was!

Teddy Edwards Octet

Nathaniel Meeks, trumpet; Lester Robertson, trombone; Jimmy Woods, alto sax; Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Modesto Brisenio, baritone sax; Danny Horton, piano; Roger Alderson, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.
Contemporary Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 7, 8 & 13, 1960
Avalon (version 1)Contemporary CCD-14074-2
The Cellar Dweller-
You Don't Know What Love Is-
Steppin' Lightly-
Sweet Georgia Brown-
Our Last Goodbye-
Good Gravy-
(Under) A Southern Moon And Sky-
Avalon (version 2)-
* Contemporary CCD-14074-2   Teddy Edwards Octet - Back To Avalon

Mily Balakirev -- Natalie Ryshna

Natalie Ryshna, piano; Mily Balakirev, composer; Vernon Duke, supervisor.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, released 1960
Sonata For Piano In B Flat Minor: 1. AndantinoSFM M1007
Sonata For Piano In B Flat Minor: 2. Mazurka-
Sonata For Piano In B Flat Minor: 3. Intermezzo-
Sonata For Piano In B Flat Minor: 4. Finale-
Berceuse-
2nd Nocturne-
Valse Di Bravura-
* SFM M1007, S2007   Mily Balakirev - Sonata For Piano / Berceuse / 2nd Nocturne / Valse Di Bravura -- Natalie Ryshna