ESP-Disk' Catalog: ORO/BIRD/BUD series

ORO Twelve Inch series (12 inch LP/7 inch 45 rpm)

ORO-1   Bruce MacKay   1967

Bob Sanderson, flute, bass clarinet; Richard Tyler, electric harpsichord, organ; Tanya MacKay, melodica, vocals #5; Lee Crabtree, organ, piano; Cyril Castor, lead guitar, piano, organ; Bruce MacKay, rhythm 12-string guitar, piano #7; Chuck Raney, Peter Schubert, bass; Warren Smith, drums.

released 1967

1.In The Misty-Eyed Shores Of Morning
2.Geneva Brown
3.The Half-Masted Schooner
4.The Girl Of Stone
5.This Song About The Railroad Shack
6.Feet Of Clay
7.So Little It Seems

** also scheduled on ESP-Disk' ESP 1069.
** also issued on ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 1069-2 in 1993, (US) ESP 1069 in 2005+ as "Midnight Minstrel".

ORO 45-2   All That The Name Implies - Black Tuesday / So Am I   1968

Roy Jiminez, Melinda Parkes, vocals; Allan Bree, vocals, guitar, harp; Nick Feva, vocals, 12-string guitar; Marlene Ryan, vocals, 6-string guitar; Emile Latimor, congas; with special thanks to Leo Rovain And His Waikiki Cuties.

released 1968

Black Tuesday
So Am I

ORO 45-3   All That The Name Implies - Liar / August Pine   1968

Roy Jiminez, Melinda Parkes, vocals; Allan Bree, vocals, guitar, harp; Nick Feva, vocals, 12-string guitar; Marlene Ryan, vocals, 6-string guitar; Emile Latimor, congas; with special thanks to Leo Rovain And His Waikiki Cuties.: same session.

released 1968

Liar
August Pine

ORO-4   All That The Name Implies   1968

Roy Jiminez, Melinda Parkes, vocals; Allan Bree, vocals, guitar, harp; Nick Feva, vocals, 12-string guitar; Marlene Ryan, vocals, 6-string guitar; Emile Latimor, congas; with special thanks to Leo Rovain And His Waikiki Cuties.: same session.

released 1968

Lemon Train
Your Day
Simply Implied
So Am I
Dedication: Fred Neil (River Trilogy): Noah's Dove / A Man Is / Water Is Wide
Red Ball
Liar
The Bells Of The Mountain
Mary Maybe
August Pine

** also scheduled on ESP-Disk' ESP 1070.
** also issued on ESP-Disk' (US) ESP 1070 in 2005+.

ORO-5   Har-You Percussion Group   1969

Joffre Marchand, Stafford Osborne Jr., trumpet; Allen Ray, flute; Nelson Sanamiago, alto sax; David (Mousie) Edmead, piano; Nick Kirksey, piano, vocals; Dennis Taitt, guitar; John Moody, electric bass; Andre Strobert, drums; Billy King, congas; Samuel (Seguito) Turner, congas, timbales; Myles Matthews, bongos, timbales; Gordon (Spider) Jones, timbales; Joseph Jimenez, claves; Antonio Santa Cruz, cowbell, vocals; Montego Joe, producer.

released 1969

Feed Me Good
Barrets Bag
Ngoma
Oua-Train
Welcome To The Party
Santa Cruz
Tico

** also scheduled on ESP-Disk' ESP 1067.
** also issued on ORO ORO-5 (later) as "Montego Joe' Har-You Group - Sounds Of The Ghetto Youth". ESP-Disk' (US) ESP 1067 in 2009 as "HAR-YOU Percussion Group - Sounds Of The Ghetto Youth".

ORO-6   Todd Kelley   1969

Todd Kelley, guitar, vocals, arranger.

released 1969

To Learn, To Grow And To Love
Next Year
Pretty Polly
In The Hills Of Shiloh
Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
High Flying Bird
In My Time Of Growing
Lovin Of The Game
Come Away Malinda
Don't You Cry My Sorrow
In The Morning
A Little Bird

** also scheduled on ESP-Disk' ESP 1097.
** also issued on ESP-Disk' (US) ESP 1097 in 2005+ as "Folksinger".

ESP-Disk' BIRD Twelve Inch series (12 inch LP)

ESP-BIRD-1   The Comprehensive Charlie Parker - Live Performances, Volume I   1972

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; John LaPorta, clarinet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Lennie Tristano, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Max Roach, drums; Carl Caruso, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Bands For Bonds", WOR Studios, NYC, September 20, 1947

Tiger Rag

Miles Davis, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, December 11, 1948

F2504/F2505Groovin' High
Big Foot (a/k/a Air Conditioning, Drifting On A Reed)
Ornithology (as Thriving On From A Riff)
Slow Boat To China (aka On A Slow Boat To China)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, December 25, 1948

Half Nelson
White Christmas
Little Willie Leaps

** also scheduled on ESP-Disk' ESP 3000.
** also issued on Base Record (It) ESP-BIRD-1 in 1982. ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3000-2 in 1993 as "Live Performances". ESP-Disk' (US) ESP 3000 in 2005+ as "Live Performances, Volume 1".

ESP-BIRD-2   Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances 1948-1949, Vol. 2 Of 14 Volumes   1973

Miles Davis, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Tadd Dameron, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, September 4, 1948

52nd Street Theme
Koko (aka Ko-Ko)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Joe Harris, drums; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, January 1, 1949

Bebop (aka Be-Bop)
Slow Boat To China (aka On A Slow Boat To China)
Ornithology
Groovin' High
East Of The Sun & West Of The Moon (aka East Of The Sun)
Cheryl

** also scheduled on ESP-Disk' ESP 3001.
** also issued on Base Record (It) ESP-BIRD-2 in 1982. ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3001-2 in 1993 as "Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2". ESP-Disk' (US) ESP 3001 in 2005+ as "Live Performances, Volume 2".

ESP-Disk' BUD Twelve Inch series (12 inch LP)

ESP-BUD-1   Bud Powell - Broadcast Performances 1953, Vol. 1 Of 6 Volumes   1973

Bud Powell, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, February 7, 1953

Tea For Two
It Could Happen To You
Lover Come Back To Me

same personnel.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, February 14, 1953

Lullaby Of Birdland
I Want To Be Happy
Embraceable You
I've Got You Under My Skin
Ornithology

** also scheduled on ESP-Disk' ESP 3021.
** also issued on ESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10026 in 1978 as "1953 Winter Sessions: Broadcast Performances". Base Record (It) ESP-BUD-1 in 1982. ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3021-2 in 1993, (US) ESP 3021 in 2005+ as "Winter Broadcasts 1953".

Japanese Nippon Phonogram 10000 series (12 inch LP)

(J) SFX-10026   Bud Powell - 1953 Winter Sessions: Broadcast Performances   1978

Bud Powell, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, February 7, 1953

Tea For Two
It Could Happen To You
Lover Come Back To Me

same personnel.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, February 14, 1953

Lullaby Of Birdland
I Want To Be Happy
Embraceable You
I've Got You Under My Skin
Ornithology

** reissue of ESP-Disk' ESP-BUD-1 in 1973 as "Broadcast Performances 1953, Vol. 1 Of 6 Volumes".

(J) SFX-10027   Bud Powell - 1953 Spring Sessions: Broadcast Performances   1978

Bud Powell, piano; Franklin Skeete, bass; Sonny Payne, drums.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 7, 1953

How High The Moon
Budo
Hallelujah
I've Got You Under My Skin
Embraceable You

Bud Powell, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 21, 1953

I Want To Be Happy
I've Got You Under My Skin
Sure Thing
Embraceable You
Woodyn You
Salt Peanuts

** also issued on Base Record (It) ESP 3033 in 1982 as "1953 Spring Sessions: Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1". ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3022-2 in 1993, (US) ESP 3022 in 2005+ as "Spring Broadcasts 1953".

(J) SFX-10028   Bud Powell - 1953 Summer Sessions: Broadcast Performances   1978

Bud Powell, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, May 30, 1953

I've Got You Under My Skin
Autumn In New York
I Want To Be Happy

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Bud Powell, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Candido, congas.

Moose The Mooche
Cheryl

Bud Powell, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, June 20, 1953

Budo
My Heart Stood Still
Dance Of The Infidels

same personnel.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, July 11, 1953

Dance Of The Infidels

** also issued on Base Record (It) ESP 3034 in 1982 as "1953 Summer Sessions: Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2". ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3023-2 in 1993, (US) ESP 3023 in 2005+ as "Summer Broadcasts 1953".

(J) SFX-10029   Bud Powell - 1953 Autumn Sessions: Broadcast Performances   1978

Bud Powell, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Art Taylor, drums.: same personnel.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, September 5, 1953

My Heart Stood Still
Un Poco Loco
Parisian Thoroughfare
Dance Of The Infidels
Glass Enclosure

Bud Powell, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, September 19, 1953

Parisian Thoroughfare
Dance Of The Infidels
Un Poco Loco
Oblivion

same personnel.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, September 26, 1953

Parisian Thoroughfare
Dance Of The Infidels
Embraceable You
Un Poco Loco
Oblivion

** also issued on Base Record (It) ESP 3035 in 1982 as "1953 Autumn Sessions: Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3". ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3024-2 in 1993, (US) ESP 3024 in 2005+ as "Autumn Broadcasts 1953".

Italian Base Record 3000 series (12 inch LP)

(It) ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - Lady Lives, Volume 1: Broadcast Performances 1949-1953   1982

Neal Hefti, trumpet; Herbie Harper, trombone; Herbie Steward, clarinet, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Robert "Iggy" Shevak, bass; Blinkie Garner, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

AFRS radio broadcast, "Just Jazz", Los Angeles, CA, June, 1949

My Man
Miss Brown To You

Hot Lips Page, trumpet; Horace Henderson, piano; Jack Lesberg, bass; George Wettling, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NBC television broadcast, "Eddie Condon Floor Show", NYC, August 27, 1949

Keeps On 'A Rainin'
Lover Man

Hot Lips Page, trumpet; Horace Henderson, piano; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

television broadcast, "Art Ford Television Show", NYC, August 27, 1949

I Cover The Waterfront
All Of Me

Billie Holiday, vocals; The Apollo House Band.

broadcast, "Apollo Theater", Harlem, NY, May 24, 1950

You're My Thrill

Al Haig, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Teddy Kotick, bass; Tiny Kahn, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

broadcast, "Storyville Club", Boston, MA, October 29, 1951

He's Funny That Way
Billie's Blues

Buster Harding, piano; John Field, bass; Marquis Foster, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

broadcast, "Storyville Club", Boston, MA, October 31, 1951

Miss Brown To You

Billie Holiday, vocals; unidentified small combo.

radio broadcast, "Apollo Theater", Harlem, NY, possibly July, 1952

My Man

Tony Scott, clarinet; Buster Harding, piano, conductor; Billie Holiday, vocals; and others.

broadcast, "Apollo Theater", Harlem, NY, December 10, 1952

Tenderly

** reissue of ESP-Disk' ESP 3002 in 1970 as "The Lady Lives".

(It) ESP 3003   Billie Holiday - Radio & TV Broadcasts, Volume 2 / 1953-56   1982

Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet; Ray Nance, violin; Buster Harding, piano; John Field, bass; Marquis Foster, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

broadcast, "Carnegie Hall", NYC, November 14, 1952

I Cover The Waterfront
Lover Come Back To Me
My Man (mistitled as All Of Me)
Fine And Mellow (mistitled as Billie's Blues)

unknown, trumpet; probably Carl Drinkard, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals, speech; Louis Armstrong, Tallulah Bankhead, Mae Barnes, Leonard Feather, Arthur Herzog, "Pods" Hollingsworth, Artie Shaw, speech; unidentified actors, actor; George Jessel, host, narrator.

television broadcast, "The Comeback Story", NYC, October 16, 1953

God Bless The Child

unknown, trumpet; probably Carl Drinkard, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; Steve Allen, announcer; Skitch Henderson, director; and others.

television broadcast, "The Steve Allen Tonight Show", NYC, February 8 or 14, 1955

My Man
Them There Eyes
Lover Man

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Bobby Tucker, piano; Count Basie, organ; Eddie Jones, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

broadcast, "Carnegie Hall", NYC, May 6, 1955

Stormy Weather

probably Carl Drinkard, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

radio broadcast, "Band Stand U.S.A.", "Red Hill Inn", Pennsauken, NJ, August 29, 1956

Willow Weep For Me
I Only Have Eyes For You
My Man
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone

** reissue of ESP-Disk' ESP 3003 in 1972.

(It) ESP 3006   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Volume 3, 1956-1958   1982

probably Carl Drinkard, piano; Billie Holiday, vocals; Steve Allen, announcer; unidentified studio house band, Skitch Henderson, director.

television broadcast, "The Steve Allen Tonight Show", NYC, February 10, 1956

I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone

probably Carl Drinkard, piano; unknown, bass; Eddie Phyfe, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

radio broadcast, Olivia Davis' "Patio Lounge", Washington, DC, October 27, 1956

Nice Work If You Can Get It
God Bless The Child
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
Don't Explain

probably Carl Drinkard, piano; Billie Holiday, vocals; unidentified studio house band, including strings, Skitch Henderson, director.

television broadcast, "The Steve Allen Tonight Show", NYC, November 8, 1956

Porgy

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Benny Morton, trombone; Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster, Lester Young, tenor sax; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Freddy Green, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

television broadcast, "The Sound Of Jazz", CBS Studio #58, NYC, December 8, 1957

Fine And Mellow

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Tyree Glenn, trombone; Georgie Auld, tenor sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Mary Osborne, guitar; Vinnie Burke, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

television broadcast, "Art Ford's Jazz Party", Channel 13, NYC, July 10, 1958

What A Little Moonlight Can Do
Foolin' Myself (as Fooling Myself)
Easy To Remember

Buck Clayton, Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Tyree Glenn, trombone; Georgie Auld, tenor sax; Harry Sheppard, vibes; Mal Waldron, piano; Mary Osborne, guitar; Vinnie Burke, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

television broadcast, "Art Ford's Jazz Party", Channel 13, NYC, July 17, 1958

Moaning Low
Don't Explain
When Your Lover Has Gone

** reissue of ESP-Disk' ESP 3006 in 1973.

(It) ESP 3030   Albert Ayler - Prophecy   1982

Albert Ayler, sax; Gary Peacock, bass; Sonny Murray, percussion.

"Cellar Cafe", NYC, June 14, 1964

Spirits
Wizard
Ghosts, First Variation
Prophecy
Ghosts, Second Variation

** reissue of ESP-Disk' ESP 3030 in 1975.

(It) ESP 3031   Albert Ayler Quintet - At Slug's Saloon, Vol. 1   1982

Donald Ayler, trumpet; Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Michel Sampson, violin; Lewis Worrell, string bass; Ron Jackson, percussion.

"Slugs' Saloon", NYC, May 1, 1966

Truth Is Marching In
Our Prayer

(It) ESP 3032   Albert Ayler Quintet - At Slug's Saloon, Vol. 2   1982

Donald Ayler, trumpet; Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Michel Sampson, violin; Lewis Worrell, string bass; Ron Jackson, percussion.: same session.

"Slugs' Saloon", NYC, May 1, 1966

Bells
Ghosts (as Ghost)

(It) ESP 3033   Bud Powell - 1953 Spring Sessions: Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1   1982

Bud Powell, piano; Franklin Skeete, bass; Sonny Payne, drums.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 7, 1953

How High The Moon
Budo
Hallelujah
I've Got You Under My Skin
Embraceable You

Bud Powell, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 21, 1953

I Want To Be Happy
I've Got You Under My Skin
Sure Thing
Embraceable You
Woodyn You
Salt Peanuts

** reissue of ESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10027 in 1978 as "1953 Spring Sessions: Broadcast Performances".

(It) ESP 3034   Bud Powell - 1953 Summer Sessions: Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2   1982

Bud Powell, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, May 30, 1953

I've Got You Under My Skin
Autumn In New York
I Want To Be Happy

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Bud Powell, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Candido, congas.

Moose The Mooche
Cheryl

Bud Powell, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, June 20, 1953

Budo
My Heart Stood Still
Dance Of The Infidels

same personnel.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, July 11, 1953

Dance Of The Infidels

** reissue of ESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10028 in 1978 as "1953 Summer Sessions: Broadcast Performances".

(It) ESP 3035   Bud Powell - 1953 Autumn Sessions: Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3   1982

Bud Powell, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Art Taylor, drums.: same personnel.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, September 5, 1953

My Heart Stood Still
Un Poco Loco
Parisian Thoroughfare
Dance Of The Infidels
Glass Enclosure

Bud Powell, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, September 19, 1953

Parisian Thoroughfare
Dance Of The Infidels
Un Poco Loco
Oblivion

same personnel.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, September 26, 1953

Parisian Thoroughfare
Dance Of The Infidels
Embraceable You
Un Poco Loco
Oblivion

** reissue of ESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10029 in 1978 as "1953 Autumn Sessions: Broadcast Performances".

(It) ESP-BIRD-1   The Comprehensive Charlie Parker - Live Performances, Volume I   1982

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; John LaPorta, clarinet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Lennie Tristano, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Max Roach, drums; Carl Caruso, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Bands For Bonds", WOR Studios, NYC, September 20, 1947

Tiger Rag

Miles Davis, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, December 11, 1948

F2504/F2505Groovin' High
Big Foot (a/k/a Air Conditioning, Drifting On A Reed)
Ornithology (as Thriving On From A Riff)
Slow Boat To China (aka On A Slow Boat To China)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, December 25, 1948

Half Nelson
White Christmas
Little Willie Leaps

** reissue of ESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-1 in 1972.

(It) ESP-BIRD-2   Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances 1948-1949, Vol. 2 Of 14 Volumes   1982

Miles Davis, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Tadd Dameron, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, September 4, 1948

52nd Street Theme
Koko (aka Ko-Ko)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Joe Harris, drums; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, January 1, 1949

Bebop (aka Be-Bop)
Slow Boat To China (aka On A Slow Boat To China)
Ornithology
Groovin' High
East Of The Sun & West Of The Moon (aka East Of The Sun)
Cheryl

** reissue of ESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-2 in 1973.

(It) ESP-BUD-1   Bud Powell - Broadcast Performances 1953, Vol. 1 Of 6 Volumes   1982

Bud Powell, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, February 7, 1953

Tea For Two
It Could Happen To You
Lover Come Back To Me

same personnel.

WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, February 14, 1953

Lullaby Of Birdland
I Want To Be Happy
Embraceable You
I've Got You Under My Skin
Ornithology

** reissue of ESP-Disk' ESP-BUD-1 in 1973.