ESP-Disk' Discography: 1947-1962

1947

Barry Ulanov's All Star Modern Jazz Musicians

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
Ko-Ko IISpotlite (E) SPJ 107
On The Sunny Side Of The Street-
How Deep Is The Ocean-
Tiger RagSpotlite (E) SPJ 107; ESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-1
52nd Street ThemeSpotlite (E) SPJ 107
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 107; Zim ZM 1001   Various Artists - Lullaby In Rhythm
* ESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-1   The Comprehensive Charlie Parker - Live Performances, Volume I
= ESP-Disk' ESP 3000   The Comprehensive Charlie Parker - Live Performances, Volume I (not released)
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3000-2   Charlie Parker - Live Performances
= ESP-Disk' (US) ESP 3000   Charlie Parker - Live Performances, Volume 1

1948

Charlie Parker Quintet

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
MC: Symphony Sid, Bob GarritySavoy ZDS 4411/12
MC: Symphony Sid talking about 52nd Street Theme-
52nd Street ThemeESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-2; Savoy MG 12186, ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
KokoESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-2; Savoy MG 12179; Everest FS 214; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
* ESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-2   Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances 1948-1949, Vol. 2 Of 14 Volumes
= ESP-Disk' ESP 3001   Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances 1948-1949, Vol. 2 Of 14 Volumes (not released)
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3001-2   Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2
= ESP-Disk' (US) ESP 3001   Charlie Parker - Live Performances, Volume 2
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Everest FS 214   Charlie Parker On The Air, Vol. 1
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Lester Young And His Orchestra

Jessie Drakes, trumpet; Ted Kelly, trombone; Lester Young, tenor sax; Freddie Jefferson, piano; Ted Briscoe, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; Symphony Sid, mc.
WMGM radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, November 27, 1948
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid (theme)ESP-Disk' unissued
Lester Leaps InAlto AL 707; ESP-Disk' ESP 3017; Affinity (E) AFFD 80; Queen-disc (It) Q-001
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance-
Just You, Just Me-
Sweet Georgia BrownESP-Disk' ESP 3017; Affinity (E) AFFD 80; Queen-disc (It) Q-001
Kai Winding, trombone; Allen Eager, Lester Young, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; Symphony Sid, mc.
How High The MoonAlto AL 707; ESP-Disk' ESP 3017; Affinity (E) AFFD 80
Jessie Drakes, trumpet; Ted Kelly, Kai Winding, trombone; Allen Eager, Lester Young, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; Symphony Sid, mc.
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid (theme)ESP-Disk' unissued
* Alto AL 707   Lester Young - Cool Riffs
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3017   Lester Young - Newly Discovered Performances, Vol. 1
* Affinity (E) AFFD 80   Lester Young - Lester Leaps Again
* Queen-disc (It) Q-001   Lester Young On The Air

Lester Young And His Orchestra

Jessie Drakes, trumpet; Ted Kelly, trombone; Lester Young, tenor sax; Freddie Jefferson, piano; Ted Briscoe, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; Symphony Sid, mc.
WMGM radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, December 4, 1948
Be Bop Boogie (as Boppin' Boogie)Session Disc 103; ESP-Disk' ESP 3017
I'm Confessin' That I Love YouSession Disc 103; ESP-Disk' ESP 3017; Affinity (E) AFFD 80
I Cover The WaterfrontSession Disc 103; Charlie Parker PLP 409; ESP-Disk' ESP 3017; Affinity (E) AFFD 80
How High The MoonSession Disc 103; Charlie Parker PLP 409
Sunday-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid (theme) (incomplete)Ambrosia AMB 10
* Session Disc 103   Hooray For Lester Young, Vol. 1
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3017   Lester Young - Newly Discovered Performances, Vol. 1
* Affinity (E) AFFD 80   Lester Young - Lester Leaps Again
* Charlie Parker PLP 409   Lester Young - Just You, Just Me
* Ambrosia AMB 10   The President Lester Young, Vol. 1

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums.
radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, December 11, 1948
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
F2504/F2505Groovin' HighBop (F) BP 3; Savoy MG 12186; Everest FS 214; ESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-1
MC: Charlie Parker, Al Heig takeingSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Big FootSavoy MG 12186; Everest FS 214; ESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-1
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Ornithology (as Thriving On From A Riff)Savoy MG 12179; Everest FS 214; ESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-1
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Slow Boat To ChinaESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-1; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* Everest FS 214   Charlie Parker On The Air, Vol. 1
* ESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-1   The Comprehensive Charlie Parker - Live Performances, Volume I
= ESP-Disk' ESP 3000   The Comprehensive Charlie Parker - Live Performances, Volume I (not released)
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3000-2   Charlie Parker - Live Performances
= ESP-Disk' (US) ESP 3000   Charlie Parker - Live Performances, Volume 1
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1
* Bop (F) BP 3   Charlie Parker - Groovin' High I & II

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums.
radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, December 25, 1948
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Half NelsonESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-1; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
White ChristmasESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-1; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Little Willie LeapsESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-1; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
* ESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-1   The Comprehensive Charlie Parker - Live Performances, Volume I
= ESP-Disk' ESP 3000   The Comprehensive Charlie Parker - Live Performances, Volume I (not released)
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3000-2   Charlie Parker - Live Performances
= ESP-Disk' (US) ESP 3000   Charlie Parker - Live Performances, Volume 1
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

1949

Charlie Parker Quintet

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
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
BebopESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-2; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Slow Boat To ChinaESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-2; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
OrnithologyESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-2; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Groovin' HighESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-2; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MC: Symphony Sid, Charlie ParkerSavoy ZDS 4411/12
East Of The Sun & West Of The MoonESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-2; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
CherylESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-2; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
* ESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-2   Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances 1948-1949, Vol. 2 Of 14 Volumes
= ESP-Disk' ESP 3001   Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances 1948-1949, Vol. 2 Of 14 Volumes (not released)
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3001-2   Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2
= ESP-Disk' (US) ESP 3001   Charlie Parker - Live Performances, Volume 2
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Billie Holiday

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 ManESP-Disk' ESP 3002
Miss Brown To You-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - The Lady Lives
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3002-2, (US) ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1

Billie Holiday

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'ESP-Disk' ESP 3002
Lover Man-
same session.
Detour AheadDale LP 25
Them There Eyes-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - The Lady Lives
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3002-2, (US) ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1
* Dale LP 25   Billie Holiday, Stan Getz - Billie And Stan

Billie Holiday

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 WaterfrontESP-Disk' ESP 3002
All Of Me-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - The Lady Lives
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3002-2, (US) ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1

1950

Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday, vocals; The Apollo House Band.
broadcast, "Apollo Theater", Harlem, NY, May 24, 1950
You're My ThrillESP-Disk' ESP 3002
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - The Lady Lives
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3002-2, (US) ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1

1951

Billie Holiday

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Al Haig, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Teddy Kotick, bass; Tiny Kahn, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.
broadcast, "Storyville Club", Boston, MA, October 29, 1951
You're Driving Me CrazyDale LP 25
Lover Come Back To Me-
Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do-
Al Haig, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Teddy Kotick, bass; Tiny Kahn, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.
He's Funny That WayDale LP 25; ESP-Disk' ESP 3002
Billie's Blues-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - The Lady Lives
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3002-2, (US) ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1
* Dale LP 25   Billie Holiday, Stan Getz - Billie And Stan

Billie Holiday

Buster Harding, piano; John Field, bass; Marquis Foster, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.
broadcast, "Storyville Club", Boston, MA, October 31, 1951
Miss Brown To YouDale LP 25; ESP-Disk' ESP 3002
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - The Lady Lives
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3002-2, (US) ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1
* Dale LP 25   Billie Holiday, Stan Getz - Billie And Stan

1952

Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday, vocals; unidentified small combo.
radio broadcast, "Apollo Theater", Harlem, NY, possibly July, 1952
My ManESP-Disk' ESP 3002
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - The Lady Lives
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3002-2, (US) ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1

Billie Holiday With Ellingtonia

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 WaterfrontESP-Disk' ESP 3003
Lover Come Back To Me-
My Man (mistitled as All Of Me)-
Fine And Mellow (mistitled as Billie's Blues)-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3003   Billie Holiday - Radio & TV Broadcasts, Volume 2 / 1953-56
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3003-2, (US) ESP 3003   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2

Billie Holiday With Buster Harding And His Orchestra

Tony Scott, clarinet; Buster Harding, piano, conductor; Billie Holiday, vocals; and others.
broadcast, "Apollo Theater", Harlem, NY, December 10, 1952
TenderlyESP-Disk' ESP 3002, ESP-BILLIE-1
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - The Lady Lives
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3002-2, (US) ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1
* ESP-Disk' ESP-BILLIE-1   Billie Holiday - Tenderly / Tenderly

1953

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, February 7, 1953
Tea For TwoESP-Disk' ESP-BUD-1; Alto AL 715
It Could Happen To You-
Lover Come Back To Me-
Lullaby Of BirdlandMythic Sound MS 6002-1
* ESP-Disk' ESP-BUD-1; Base Record (It) ESP-BUD-1   Bud Powell - Broadcast Performances 1953, Vol. 1 Of 6 Volumes
= ESP-Disk' ESP 3021   Bud Powell - Broadcast Performances 1953, Vol. 1 Of 6 Volumes (not released)
= ESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10026   Bud Powell - 1953 Winter Sessions - Broadcast Performances
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3021-2, (US) ESP 3021   Bud Powell - Winter Broadcasts 1953
* Alto AL 715   Bud Powell - First And Foremost
* Mythic Sound MS 6002-1, MS 6002-2   Earl Bud Powell, Vol. 2 - Burning In U.S.A., 53-55

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.: same personnel.
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, February 14, 1953
Lullaby Of BirdlandESP-Disk' ESP-BUD-1; Alto AL 715
I Want To Be Happy-
Embraceable You-
I've Got You Under My Skin-
Ornithology-
Lullaby Of Birdland (incomplete)Mythic Sound MS 6002-1
* ESP-Disk' ESP-BUD-1; Base Record (It) ESP-BUD-1   Bud Powell - Broadcast Performances 1953, Vol. 1 Of 6 Volumes
= ESP-Disk' ESP 3021   Bud Powell - Broadcast Performances 1953, Vol. 1 Of 6 Volumes (not released)
= ESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10026   Bud Powell - 1953 Winter Sessions - Broadcast Performances
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3021-2, (US) ESP 3021   Bud Powell - Winter Broadcasts 1953
* Alto AL 715   Bud Powell - First And Foremost
* Mythic Sound MS 6002-1, MS 6002-2   Earl Bud Powell, Vol. 2 - Burning In U.S.A., 53-55

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Franklin Skeete, bass; Sonny Payne, drums.
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 7, 1953
How High The MoonESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10027; Alto AL 715
Budo-
Hallelujah-
I've Got You Under My SkinESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10027
Embraceable You-
Lullaby Of BirdlandMythic Sound MS 6002-1
* ESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10027   Bud Powell - 1953 Spring Sessions - Broadcast Performances
= Base Record (It) ESP 3033   Bud Powell - 1953 Spring Sessions - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3022-2, (US) ESP 3022   Bud Powell - Spring Broadcasts 1953
* Alto AL 715   Bud Powell - First And Foremost
* Mythic Sound MS 6002-1, MS 6002-2   Earl Bud Powell, Vol. 2 - Burning In U.S.A., 53-55

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 21, 1953
I Want To Be HappyESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10027; Session Disc 109
I've Got You Under My Skin-
Sure Thing-
Embraceable You-
Woodyn You-
Salt Peanuts-
Lullaby Of Birdland (incomplete)Session Disc 109
* ESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10027   Bud Powell - 1953 Spring Sessions - Broadcast Performances
= Base Record (It) ESP 3033   Bud Powell - 1953 Spring Sessions - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3022-2, (US) ESP 3022   Bud Powell - Spring Broadcasts 1953
* Session Disc 109   Hooray For Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Art Taylor, drums.
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, May 30, 1953
I've Got You Under My SkinESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10028
Autumn In New YorkESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10028; Alto AL 715
I Want To Be Happy-
Charlie Parker, alto sax; Bud Powell, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Candido, congas.
Moose The MoocheESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10028; Stash ST-CD-10
Cheryl-
Lullaby Of BirdlandStash ST-CD-10
* ESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10028   Bud Powell - 1953 Summer Sessions - Broadcast Performances
= Base Record (It) ESP 3034   Bud Powell - 1953 Summer Sessions - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3023-2, (US) ESP 3023   Bud Powell - Summer Broadcasts 1953
* Alto AL 715   Bud Powell - First And Foremost
* Stash ST-CD-10   Charlie Parker - The Bird You Never Heard

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Art Taylor, drums.
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, June 20, 1953
BudoESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10028
My Heart Stood Still-
Dance Of The InfidelsESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10028; Session Disc 109
* ESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10028   Bud Powell - 1953 Summer Sessions - Broadcast Performances
= Base Record (It) ESP 3034   Bud Powell - 1953 Summer Sessions - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3023-2, (US) ESP 3023   Bud Powell - Summer Broadcasts 1953
* Session Disc 109   Hooray For Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Art Taylor, drums.: same personnel.
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, July 11, 1953
Dance Of The InfidelsESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10028
Budounissued
My Heart Stood Still-
* ESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10028   Bud Powell - 1953 Summer Sessions - Broadcast Performances
= Base Record (It) ESP 3034   Bud Powell - 1953 Summer Sessions - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3023-2, (US) ESP 3023   Bud Powell - Summer Broadcasts 1953

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Art Taylor, drums.: same personnel.
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, September 5, 1953
My Heart Stood StillESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10029
Un Poco Loco-
Parisian Thoroughfare-
Dance Of The Infidels-
Glass Enclosure-
* ESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10029   Bud Powell - 1953 Autumn Sessions - Broadcast Performances
= Base Record (It) ESP 3035   Bud Powell - 1953 Autumn Sessions - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3024-2, (US) ESP 3024   Bud Powell - Autumn Broadcasts 1953

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Taylor, drums.
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, September 19, 1953
Parisian ThoroughfareESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10029
Dance Of The Infidels-
Un Poco Loco-
Oblivion-
* ESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10029   Bud Powell - 1953 Autumn Sessions - Broadcast Performances
= Base Record (It) ESP 3035   Bud Powell - 1953 Autumn Sessions - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3024-2, (US) ESP 3024   Bud Powell - Autumn Broadcasts 1953

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Taylor, drums.: same personnel.
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, September 26, 1953
Parisian ThoroughfareESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10029
Dance Of The Infidels-
Embraceable You-
Un Poco Loco-
Oblivion-
* ESP-Disk' (J) SFX-10029   Bud Powell - 1953 Autumn Sessions - Broadcast Performances
= Base Record (It) ESP 3035   Bud Powell - 1953 Autumn Sessions - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3024-2, (US) ESP 3024   Bud Powell - Autumn Broadcasts 1953

Billie Holiday

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 ChildESP-Disk' ESP 3003
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3003   Billie Holiday - Radio & TV Broadcasts, Volume 2 / 1953-56
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3003-2, (US) ESP 3003   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2

1955

Billie Holiday With Studio House Band

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 ManESP-Disk' ESP 3003
Them There Eyes-
Lover Man-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3003   Billie Holiday - Radio & TV Broadcasts, Volume 2 / 1953-56
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3003-2, (US) ESP 3003   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2

Billie Holiday

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 WeatherSociety (E) SOC 1027; ESP-Disk' ESP 3003
* Society (E) SOC 1027   Billie Holiday - Easy To Remember
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3003   Billie Holiday - Radio & TV Broadcasts, Volume 2 / 1953-56
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3003-2, (US) ESP 3003   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2

1956

Billie Holiday

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 YouSociety (E) SOC 1027; ESP-Disk' ESP 3006
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm GoneESP-Disk' ESP 3006
* Society (E) SOC 1027   Billie Holiday - Easy To Remember
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3006   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Volume 3, 1956-1958
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3005-2, (US) ESP 3005   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3

Billie Holiday

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 MeSociety (E) SOC 1027; ESP-Disk' ESP 3003
I Only Have Eyes For YouESP-Disk' ESP 3003
My Man-
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone-
* Society (E) SOC 1027   Billie Holiday - Easy To Remember
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3003   Billie Holiday - Radio & TV Broadcasts, Volume 2 / 1953-56
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3003-2, (US) ESP 3003   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2

Billie Holiday

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 ItESP-Disk' ESP 3006
God Bless The Child-
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone-
Don't Explain-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3006   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Volume 3, 1956-1958
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3005-2, (US) ESP 3005   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3

Billie Holiday

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
PorgyESP-Disk' ESP 3006
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3006   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Volume 3, 1956-1958
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3005-2, (US) ESP 3005   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3

1957

Billie Holiday With Mal Waldron All-Stars

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 MellowSociety (E) SOC 1027; ESP-Disk' ESP 3006; Ozone 3
* Society (E) SOC 1027   Billie Holiday - Easy To Remember
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3006   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Volume 3, 1956-1958
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3005-2, (US) ESP 3005   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3
* Ozone 3   Billie Holiday - The Blues Are My Life

1958

Billie Holiday

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 DoSociety (E) SOC 1027; ESP-Disk' ESP 3006
Foolin' Myself (as Fooling Myself)-
Easy To Remember-
* Society (E) SOC 1027   Billie Holiday - Easy To Remember
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3006   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Volume 3, 1956-1958
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3005-2, (US) ESP 3005   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3

Billie Holiday

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 LowESP-Disk' ESP 3006
Don't ExplainSociety (E) SOC 1027; ESP-Disk' ESP 3006
When Your Lover Has GoneESP-Disk' ESP 3006
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3006   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Volume 3, 1956-1958
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3005-2, (US) ESP 3005   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3
* Society (E) SOC 1027   Billie Holiday - Easy To Remember

Billie Holiday

Jimmy Rowles, piano; Artie Shapiro, bass; Billie Holiday, vocals; and others, + Most of included material are from a recording studio rehearsal for her Carnegie Hall concert in 1958.
broadcast, 1958
Farewell To StoryvilleESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3006-2
The Man I Love-
Lover Man-
God Bless The Child-
Billie's Blues-
What A Little Moonlight Can Do-
Just Foolin' Myself-
You Better Go Now-
Them There Eyes-
I've Got It Bad And That Ain't Good-
I've Got It Bad And That Ain't Good (rehearsal)-
Talk About Early Career-
Just Friends-
Talk-
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You-
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone-
Everything Happens To Me-
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone-
I Don't Want To Cry Anymore-
Prelude To A Kiss-
Jeepers Creepers-
* ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3006-2, (US) ESP 3006   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 4

1959

William S. Burroughs

William Burroughs, spoken word.
possibly France, circa 1959
Excerpts From Naked Lunch: Bradley The BuyerESP-Disk' ESP 1050
Excerpts From Naked Lunch: Meeting Of International Conference Of Technological Psychiatry-
Excerpts From Naked Lunch: The Fish Poison Con-
Excerpts From Naked Lunch: Thing Police Keep All Board Room Reports-
Excerpts From Naked Lunch: Mr. Bradley Mr. Martin Hear Us Through The Hole In Thin Air-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 1050, (US) ESP 1050   William Burroughs - Call Me Burroughs

1962

String Quartet / String Ensemble

Selwart Clarke, Nathan Goldstein, violin; Julian Barber, viola; Kermit Moore, cello.
"Town Hall", NYC, December 21, 1962
Dedication To Poets And WritersBlue Note BLP 4211; ESP-Disk' ESP 1006
* Blue Note BLP 4211   Ornette Coleman At The Town Hall, Vol. 2 (not released)
* ESP-Disk' ESP 1006   Ornette Coleman - Town Hall - 1962
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 1006-2, (US) ESP 1006   Ornette Coleman - Town Hall, 1962

Ornette Coleman Trio

Ornette Coleman, sax #1-3,5,6; David Izenzohn, bass; Charles Moffett, percussion #1-3,5,6.
"Town Hall", NYC, December 21, 1962
1.Story TellerBlue Note BLP 4210
2.SadnessBlue Note BLP 4211; ESP-Disk' 4506, ESP 1006
3.The ArkBlue Note BLP 4211; ESP-Disk' ESP 1006
4.TaurusBlue Note unissued; ESP-Disk' unissued
5.I Don't Love YouBlue Note BLP 4210
6.Children's Books-
* Blue Note BLP 4210   Ornette Coleman At The Town Hall, Vol. 1 (not released)
* Blue Note BLP 4211   Ornette Coleman At The Town Hall, Vol. 2 (not released)
* ESP-Disk' ESP 1006   Ornette Coleman - Town Hall - 1962
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 1006-2, (US) ESP 1006   Ornette Coleman - Town Hall, 1962
* ESP-Disk' 4506   Ornette Coleman - Sadness / Albert Ayler - Holy Family

Nappy Allen's Rhythm And Blues Trio

Chris Towns, piano; Nappy Allen, guitar; Barney Richardson, bass.
"Town Hall", NYC, December 21, 1962
Blues MisusedBlue Note unissued; ESP-Disk' unissued

Ornette Coleman Trio

Ornette Coleman, sax; David Izenzohn, bass; Charles Moffett, percussion.
"Town Hall", NYC, December 21, 1962
ArchitectureBlue Note BLP 4210
Play It StraightBlue Note unissued; ESP-Disk' unissued
DoughnutBlue Note BLP 4211; ESP-Disk' ESP 1006
Just For YouBlue Note unissued; ESP-Disk' unissued
* Blue Note BLP 4210   Ornette Coleman At The Town Hall, Vol. 1 (not released)
* Blue Note BLP 4211   Ornette Coleman At The Town Hall, Vol. 2 (not released)
* ESP-Disk' ESP 1006   Ornette Coleman - Town Hall - 1962
= ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 1006-2, (US) ESP 1006   Ornette Coleman - Town Hall, 1962

The Three Bosses

Bud Powell, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
"Blue Note Cafe", Paris, France, 1962
There Will Never Be Another YouESP-Disk' ESP 1066
Thelonious-
'Round Midnight-
Night In Tunisia-
Monk's Mood (as Ah Moore)-
Shaw 'Nuff (as Dance Of The Infidels)-
Lover Man-
52nd Street Theme-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 1066, (G) ESP 1066-2, (US) ESP 1066   Earl Bud Powell 1924-1966 - Blue Note Cafe Paris 1961