Dodo Marmarosa Discography

1946 (age 21)

Dodo Marmarosa Trio/Quartet

Lucky Thompson, tenor sax #2,4; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Jackie Mills, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 11, 1946
1. 225AMellow MoodAtomic 225; Onyx ORI 212
2. 225BHow High The Moon-
3. 226ADodo's BluesAtomic 226; Onyx ORI 212
4. 226BI Surrender, Dear-
* Onyx ORI 212   Teddy Edwards, Vivian Garry, Dodo Marmarosa - Central Avenue Breakdown, Vol. 1
* Atomic 225; Parlophone R-3250   Dodo Marmarosa - Mellow Mood / How High The Moon
* Atomic 226   Dodo Marmarosa - Dodo's Blues / I Surrender, Dear

Dodo Marmarosa Solo

Dodo Marmarosa, piano.
AFRS radio broadcast, Hollywood, CA, circa February, 1946
Deep PurpleSpotlite (E) SPJ 128
Tea For Two-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 128   Dodo Marmarosa - Dodo's Dance

Dodo Marmarosa Trio

Dodo Marmarosa, piano #1, piano, vocals #2; Barney Kessel, guitar; Gene Englund, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, September 23, 1946
1. V2070RaindropsAtomic 227; Onyx ORI 212
2. RL90163I've Got News For You-
* Onyx ORI 212   Teddy Edwards, Vivian Garry, Dodo Marmarosa - Central Avenue Breakdown, Vol. 1
* Atomic 227   Dodo Marmarosa - Raindrops / I've Got News For You

1947

Dodo Marmarosa Trio

Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Gene Englund, bass.
transcriptions, Hollywood, CA, July 16, 1947
Opus #5Phoenix Jazz LP 20
You Thrill Me So-
Compadoo-
I'm In Love-
Cosmo Street-
Lover Come Back To Me-
Raindrops-
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes-
Dodo's Bounce-
Escape-
* Phoenix Jazz LP 20   Dodo Marmarosa - Piano Man

Dodo Marmarosa Trio

Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Harry Babasin, bass, cello; Jackie Mills, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December 3, 1947
D1131-CBopmatismDial LP 208; Spotlite (E) SPJ 128
D1131-F-Dial 752; Spotlite (E) SPJ 128
D1132-ADodo DanceDial LP 208; Spotlite (E) SPJ 128
D1132-C-Dial 1050; Spotlite (E) SPJ 128
D1133-ATrade WindsDial 752; Spotlite (E) SPJ 128
D1133-C-Dial LP 208; Spotlite (E) SPJ 128
D1134-EDary DepartsDial 1025 (alt.); Spotlite (E) SPJ 128
D1134-F-Dial LP 208; Spotlite (E) SPJ 128
D1134-G-Dial 1025; Spotlite (E) SPJ 128
D1135-DCosmo StreetDial LP 208; Spotlite (E) SPJ 128
D1135-ECosmo Street (as Lover)Dial 1025, 1025 (alt.); Spotlite (E) SPJ 128
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 128   Dodo Marmarosa - Dodo's Dance
* Dial LP 208   Dodo Marmarosa Trio - Piano Moods
* Dial 752   Dodo Marmarosa - Bopmatism / Trade Winds
* Dial 1050   Dodo Marmarosa - Dodo's Dance / Up In Dodo's Room
* Dial 1025 (alt.)   Dodo Marmarosa - Lover / Dary Departs
* Dial 1025   Dodo Marmarosa - Lover / Dary Departs

Dodo Marmarosa Solo

Dodo Marmarosa, piano.
private recordings, Hollywood, CA, 1947
Tone Paintings 1Spotlite (E) SPJ 128
Tone Paintings 2-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 128   Dodo Marmarosa - Dodo's Dance

1950

Dodo Marmarosa Trio

Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Thomas Mandrus, bass; Joe Wallace, drums.
Pittsburgh, PA, July 21, 1950
PIT8600My Foolish HeartSavoy 756, SJL 2247
PIT8601Blue RoomSavoy SJL 2247
PIT8602Why Was I BornSavoy 756, SJL 2247
PIT8603The Night Is YoungSavoy SJL 2247
* Savoy SJL 2247   Various Artists - The Modern Jazz Piano Album
* Savoy 756   Dodo Marmarosa - My Foolish Heart / Why Was I Born

1952

Dodo Marmarosa With Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Shorty Rogers, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, trombone; Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, August 17, 1952
Just You, Just MeVantage (J) NLP-5011
How High The Moon-
Good Bait-
* Vantage (J) NLP-5011   Dodo Marmarosa, Lorraine Geller - West Coast Piano Touch

1956 (age 31)

Dodo Marmarosa Trio

Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Johnny Vance, bass; Chuck Spatafore, drums; Danny Conn, announcer.
University Of Pittsburgh Student Union Concert, "Stephen Foster Memorial Hall", Oakland, CA, March, 1956?
I've Never Been In Love BeforeUptown UPCD 27.44
* Uptown UPCD 27.44   Dodo Marmarosa - Pittsburgh 1958

1957

Dodo Marmarosa Quintet

Danny Conn, trumpet; Buzzy Renn, alto sax; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Jimmy DeJulio, bass; Chuck Spatafore, drums.
Pazcuzzi Studios, Pittsburgh, PA, November 8, 1957
You're My ThrillUptown UPCD 27.44
Dodo's Blues-
* Uptown UPCD 27.44   Dodo Marmarosa - Pittsburgh 1958

1958

Dodo Marmarosa Trio

Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Danny Mastri, bass; Henry Sciullo, drums.
"Midway Lounge", Pittsburgh, PA, March 5 & 6, 1958
Moose The MoocheUptown UPCD 27.44
Always-
Cheek To Cheek-
Robbins' Nest-
Topsy-
Cherokee / Sweet Miss Theme-
A Fine Romance-
Body And Soul (fragment)-
Billie's Bounce-
Cheers (fragment)-
This Can't Be Love-
Sweet Miss Theme-
* Uptown UPCD 27.44   Dodo Marmarosa - Pittsburgh 1958

1961

Dodo Marmarosa Trio

Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Richard Evans, bass; Marshall Thompson, drums.
Chicago, IL, May 9 & 10, 1961
10901Up In Dodo's RoomChess unissued
10902Jerry Jam-
10903April Played The FiddleArgo LP-4012, ARCD 502
10904SoonChess unissued
10905Why Do I Love YouArgo LP-4012, ARCD 502
10906Everything Happens To Me-
10907Me And My Shadow-
10908Green Dolphin Street-
10909Who Can I Turn ToChess unissued
10910Tracy's BluesArgo LP-4012, ARCD 502
10911You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love)-
10912Mellow Mood-
10914I Thought About You-
10918Cottage For Sale-
* Argo LP-4012   The Return Of Dodo Marmarosa - Dodo's Back!
* Argo ARCD 502   Dodo Marmarosa - The Chicago Sessions

1962

Dodo Marmarosa Quintet

Danny Conn, trumpet; Carlo Galluzzo, tenor sax; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Jimmy DeJulio, bass; Chuck Spatafore, drums; Sterling Yates, announcer.
WQED television broadcast, "Jazz Scene", Pittsburgh, PA, April, 1962?
Horoscope (virgo movement)Uptown UPCD 27.44
Oblivion-
Dodo's Blues-
* Uptown UPCD 27.44   Dodo Marmarosa - Pittsburgh 1958

Dodo Marmarosa Trio

Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Marshall Thompson, drums.
Chicago, IL, May 4, 1962
The Song Is YouPrestige PR 24021
Just Friends-
Yardbird Suite (take 1)-
Yardbird Suite (take 2)-
I Remember You-
The Moody Blues-
The Very Thought Of You-
* Prestige PR 24021, PRCD-24021-2   Gene Ammons, Dodo Marmarosa - Jug And Dodo

Dodo Marmarosa Quartet

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Richard Evans, bass; Ben Dixon, drums.
Chicago, IL, November 2, 1962
11971Dodo's TuneArgo ARCD 502
11972Automation-
11973Analysis-
11974Someday-
11975Only A Rose-
11976Take Home PayChess unissued
11977Gone With The WindArgo ARCD 502
* Argo ARCD 502   Dodo Marmarosa - The Chicago Sessions

1995 (age 70)

Dodo Marmarosa Introduction

Dodo Marmarosa, announcer.
Pittsburgh, PA, June 17, 1995
Introduction By Dodo MarmarosaUptown UPCD 27.44
* Uptown UPCD 27.44   Dodo Marmarosa - Pittsburgh 1958