Fantasy Records Discography: 1955-1956

1955

Cal Tjader Quintet

Brew Moore, tenor sax; Cal Tjader, vibes; Sonny Clark, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Bobby White, drums.
"Little Theater", Berkeley, CA, June 6, 1955
Moten SwingFantasy LP 3211
There Will Never Be Another You-
Jeepers CreepersFantasy EP 4050, LP 3211
A Minor Goof-
ImaginationFantasy EP 4049, LP 3211
Brew's Blues-
* Fantasy LP 3211, LP 3278, LP 8097; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-988-2   Cal Tjader - Tjader Plays Tjazz
* Fantasy EP 4050   Cal Tjader - Tjader Plays Tjazz
* Fantasy EP 4049   Cal Tjader - Tjader Plays Tjazz

Red Rodney Quintet

Ira Sullivan, trumpet, tenor, alto sax; Red Rodney, trumpet, vocals; Norman Simmons, piano; Victor Sproles, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.
Chicago, IL, June 20, 1955
Taking A Chance On LoveFantasy LP 3208, FCD-24758-2
Dig This-
Red Is Blue-
Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie-
On Mike-
The Song Is You-
You And The Night And The Music-
Laura-
I Love The Rhythm In A Riff-
Daddy-O-
Trumpet Juiceunissued
* Fantasy LP 3208; Original Jazz Classics OJC-048   Red Rodney - Modern Music From Chicago
* Fantasy FCD-24758-2   The Red Rodney Quintets

Red Rodney Quintet

Ira Sullivan, trumpet, tenor, alto sax; Red Rodney, trumpet, vocals; Norman Simmons, piano; Victor Sproles, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.: same personnel.
Chicago, IL, June, 1955
Hail To DaleFantasy LP 3208, FCD-24758-2
Jeffie-
* Fantasy LP 3208; Original Jazz Classics OJC-048   Red Rodney - Modern Music From Chicago
* Fantasy FCD-24758-2   The Red Rodney Quintets

Lucy Reed

Bill Evans, piano; Howard Collins, guitar; Bob Carter, bass; Sol Gubin, drums; Lucy Reed, vocals.
NYC, August 13-15, 1955
InchwormFantasy LP 3212
My Love Is A Wanderer-
Because We're Kids-
There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York-
Little Girl Blue-
Fools Fall In Love-
Out Of This World-
You May Not Love Me-
My Time Of Day-
No Moon At AllOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-1777-2
Tabby The Cat-
Baltimore Oriole-
That's How I Love The Blues-
* Fantasy LP 3212; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1777-2   Lucy Reed - The Singing Reed

The Brew Moore Quartet

Brew Moore, tenor sax; John Marabuto, piano; Max Hartstein, bass; Gus Gustofson, drums.
"University Of California", San Francisco, CA, August, 1955
Fools Rush InFantasy LP 3222
* Fantasy LP 3222; Original Jazz Classics OJC-100, OJCCD-100-2   The Brew Moore Quintet

Red Norvo Trio

Red Norvo, vibes; Tal Farlow, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, October 6, 1955
What Is This Thing Called LoveFantasy LP 3218
Lullaby Of The LeavesFantasy LP 3-12; Prestige P-24108, PRCD-24108-2
Sweet Georgia Brown-
Lullaby Of BirdlandFantasy LP 3218
My Funny Valentine-
That Old Devil Moon-
Tea For TwoFantasy LP 3-12; Prestige P-24108, PRCD-24108-2
* Fantasy LP 3218   Red Norvo With Strings
= Prestige PR 24042   Tal Farlow - Guitar Player
* Prestige P-24108   The Red Norvo Trios
* Prestige PRCD-24108-2   The Red Norvo Trios
* Fantasy LP 3-12   Red Norvo Trio

Red Norvo Trio

Red Norvo, vibes; Tal Farlow, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, October 7, 1955
Cabin In The SkyFantasy LP 3218
That Old Black Magic-
Farewell To AlmsFantasy LP 3-12, LP 3244; Prestige P-24108, PRCD-24108-2
I Brung You Finjans For Your ZarfFantasy LP 3218
How Am I To Know-
Who Cares-
Let's Fall In Love-
* Fantasy LP 3218   Red Norvo With Strings
= Prestige PR 24042   Tal Farlow - Guitar Player
* Fantasy LP 3244   The Red Norvo Trios
* Prestige P-24108   The Red Norvo Trios
* Prestige PRCD-24108-2   The Red Norvo Trios
* Fantasy LP 3-12   Red Norvo Trio

Cal Tjader Quintet

Jerome Richardson, flute; Cal Tjader, vibes; Manuel Duran, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Armando Peraza, congas.
NYC, November 11, 1955
Cubano ChantFantasy LP 3216, F-24712
Lamento De Hodi-
Buhuto-
* Fantasy LP 3216   Cal Tjader - Ritmo Caliente!
* Fantasy F-24712, FCD-24712-2   Cal Tjader - Los Ritmos Calientes

Earl Hines Quartet

Earl Hines, piano; Eddie Duran, guitar; Dean Reilly, bass; Earl Watkins, drums.
"Marines Memorial Theatre", San Francisco, CA, late 1955 & January, 1956
Jitterbug WaltzFantasy LP 3217; Prestige PR 24043
Darktown Strutter's Ball-
Black And Blue-
Blue Turning Grey Over You-
Honeysuckle Rose-
Squeeze Me-
Ain't Misbehavin'-
Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now-
I Can't Give You Anything But Love-
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down-
Lulu's Back In Town-
Two Sleepy People-
* Fantasy LP 3217; America (F) 30 AM 6067   Earl Hines - Earl "Fatha" Hines Plays "Fats" Waller
* Prestige PR 24043   Earl Hines - Another Monday Date

Modern Music From San Francisco

Jerry Dodgion, alto sax #4,5; Sonny Clark, piano #4,5; Vince Guaraldi, piano, celeste #1-3; Eddie Duran, guitar #1-3; Ron Crotty, bass #1-3; Gene Wright, bass #4,5; Lawrence Marable, drums #4,5.
San Francisco, CA, 1955
1.GinzaFantasy LP 3213
2.The Night We Called It A Day-
3.The Masquerade Is Over-
4.Miss Jackie's DishFantasy LP 3213, FCD-24760-2
5.The Groove-
* Fantasy LP 3213; Original Jazz Classics OJC-272   Vince Guaraldi, Ron Crotty, Jerry Dodgion - Modern Music From San Francisco
* Fantasy FCD-24760-2   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene - San Francisco

1956

The Brew Moore Quartet

Brew Moore, tenor sax; John Marabuto, piano; Max Hartstein, bass; Gus Gustofson, drums.
Marines Memorial Hall, San Francisco, CA, January 15, 1956
Them There EyesFantasy LP 3222
Tea For Two-
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
Five Planets In Leo-
* Fantasy LP 3222; Original Jazz Classics OJC-100, OJCCD-100-2   The Brew Moore Quintet

Elliot Lawrence And His Orchestra

Al DeRisi, Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Nick Travis, trumpet; Eddie Bert, Urbie Green, Paul Selden, trombone; Tony Miranda, French horn; Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick, alto sax; Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Charlie O'Kane, baritone sax; Elliot Lawrence, piano; Buddy Jones, bass; Sol Gubin, drums; Tiny Kahn, arranger.
NYC, January 30, 1956
T.N.T.Fantasy LP 3219
The Blue Room-
My Heart Stood Still-
Jeepers Creepers-
* Fantasy LP 3219   Elliot Lawrence Plays Tiny Kahn And Johnny Mandel Arrangements

Elliot Lawrence And His Orchestra

Al DeRisi, Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis, trumpet; Eddie Bert, Urbie Green, Paul Selden, trombone; Tony Miranda, French horn; Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick, alto sax; Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Charlie O'Kane, baritone sax; Elliot Lawrence, piano; Buddy Jones, bass; Sol Gubin, drums; Tiny Kahn, Johnny Mandel, arranger.: add Ernie Royal, trumpet; Johnny Mandel, arranger.
NYC, January 31, 1956
Is That A FactFantasy LP 3219
Who Fard That Shot-
You Took Advantage Of Me-
Tape Worm-
* Fantasy LP 3219   Elliot Lawrence Plays Tiny Kahn And Johnny Mandel Arrangements

Paul Desmond Quartet Featuring Don Elliott

Don Elliott, trumpet, mellophone; Paul Desmond, alto sax; Norman Bates, bass; Joe Dodge, drums.
San Francisco, CA, February 14, 1956
JazzabelleFantasy LP 3235; Playboy PB 1958; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-712-2
A Watchman's CarrollFantasy LP 3235; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-712-2
Everything Happens To Me-
Let's Get Away From It All-
Look For The Silver Lining-
Sacre Blues-
You Go To My Head-
Line For Lyons-
* Fantasy LP 3235; Original Jazz Classics OJC-119   The Paul Desmond Quartet With Don Elliott
* Playboy PB 1958   The Playboy Jazz All Stars, Vol. 2
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-712-2   The Paul Desmond Quintet/Quartet Featuring Don Elliott

The Brew Moore Quintet

Dick Mills, trumpet; Brew Moore, tenor sax; John Marabuto, piano; Max Hartstein, bass; Gus Gustofson, drums.
Marines Memorial Hall, San Francisco, CA, February 22, 1956
Them Old BluesFantasy LP 3222
Rose-
Rotation-
I Want A Little Girl-
* Fantasy LP 3222; Original Jazz Classics OJC-100, OJCCD-100-2   The Brew Moore Quintet

Cal Tjader Quartet

Cal Tjader, vibes; Gerald Wiggins, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Bill Douglass, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, May 24, 1956
Battle Hymn Of The RepublicFantasy LP 3227
It Never Entered My Mind-
A Light Groove-
The Night We Called It A Day-
Fancy Bea-
A Fifth For Frank-
For All We Know-
Miss Wiggins-
Our Love Is Here To Stay-
* Fantasy LP 3227, LP 3307, LP 8083; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-950-2   Cal Tjader Quartet

Cal Tjader Sextet

Brew Moore, tenor sax #2,4,8,11; Cal Tjader, vibes; Manuel Duran, piano; Carlos Duran, bass; Luis Miranda, congas; Bayardo Velarde, timbales.
Los Angeles, CA, November, 1956
1.InvitationFantasy LP 3250
2.Lover Come Back To Me-
3.September Song-
4.Will You Still Be Mine-
5.I Love ParisFantasy LP 3250; Prestige PRCD-24203-2
6.TropicvilleFantasy LP 3250
7.Moonlight In Vermont-
8.Bye Bye Blues-
9.Manuel's Mambo-
10.All The Things You Are-
11.Blues From Havana-
* Fantasy LP 3250, LP 8033, F-8425; Original Jazz Classics OJC-642, OJCCD-642-2   Cal Tjader - Latin Kick
* Prestige PRCD-24203-2   Various Artists - The Jazz Giants Play Cole Porter - Night And Day

Earl Hines Solo

Earl Hines, piano.
San Francisco, CA, December, 1956
Deep ForestFantasy LP 3238; Prestige PR 24043
Everything Depends On You-
Am I Too Late-
Blues For Tatum-
In San Francisco-
Ann-
You Can Depend On Me-
When I Dream Of You-
R.R. Blues-
Straight To Love-
Piano Man-
My Monday DateFantasy LP 3238; Prestige PR 24043, P-24052
* Fantasy LP 3238   Earl Hines - Earl "Fatha" Hines Solo
= America (F) 30 AM 6084   Earl "Fatha" Hines Solo
* Prestige PR 24043   Earl Hines - Another Monday Date
* Prestige P-24052   Various Artists - Piano Giants

Cal Tjader Quintet

Cal Tjader, vibes; Manuel Duran, piano; Carlos Duran, bass; Luis Miranda, Bayardo Velarde, congas, bongos.
San Francisco, CA, 1956
I Want To Be HappyFantasy LP 3232, F-24730
The Nearness Of You-
Pete Kelly's BluesFantasy LP 3232, F-24730; Prestige PRCD-24226-2
A Minor GoofFantasy LP 3232, F-24730
Undecided-
Philadelphia Mambo-
Flamingo-
Stompin' At The Savoy-
Laura-
Lullaby Of Birdland-
* Fantasy LP 3232, LP 8035   Cal Tjader Quintet
* Fantasy F-24730, FCD-24730-2   Cal Tjader - Black Orchid
* Prestige PRCD-24226-2   Various Artists - The Jazz Giants Play Sammy Cahn - It's Magic