Gene Norman Catalog

1947

Wardell Gray - Way Out Wardell  (Modern LMP 1204)

Ernie Royal, trumpet; Wardell Gray, Vido Musso, tenor sax; Arnold Ross, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Harry Babasin, bass; Don Lamond, drums.
"Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, February 27, 1947
MM860Sweet Georgia Brown (as California Conquest)
MM861Sweet Georgia Bop (as California Conquest)
MM862Just Bop, Part 1 (as Just You, Just Me)
MM863Just Bop, Part 2 (as Just You, Just Me)
MM864Just Bop, Part 3 (as Just You, Just Me)
MM865Just Bop, Part 4 (as Just You, Just Me)
MM1006C Jam Blues
Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Erroll Garner, piano; Irving Ashby, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Jackie Mills, drums.
"Civic Auditorium", Pasadena, CA, April 29, 1947
MM912Blue Lou, Part 1
MM913Blue Lou, Part 2
Howard McGhee, trumpet; Vic Dickenson, trombone; Benny Carter, alto sax; Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Erroll Garner, piano; Irving Ashby, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Jackie Mills, drums.
MM914One O'Clock Jump
MM915Two O'Clock Jump
MM916Three O'Clock Jump
MM917Four O'Clock Jump
** also released on Crown CLP 5004, CLP 5278, CST 278. United US 7722 entitled "Shades Of Gray".

The Modern Jazz Stars - Jazz Surprise  (Crown CLP 5008)

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Sonny Criss, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Red Callender, bass; Jackie Mills, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, circa April 27, 1947
Donna Lee (as Scratch)
Chuck Peterson, trumpet; Vic Dickenson, trombone; Benny Carter, alto sax; Charlie Barnet, tenor sax; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Red Callender, bass; Jackie Mills, drums.
"Civic Auditorium", Pasadena, CA, April 29, 1947
MM1000Perdido, Part 1
MM1001Perdido, Part 2
Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Erroll Garner, piano; John Simmons, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums; Dave Lambert, vocals.
"Civic Auditorium", Pasadena, CA, summer 1949
JJ-6X-92Cherokee, Part 1
JJ-6X-93Cherokee, Part 2

Stan Getz - Groovin' High  (Modern LMP 1202)

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Sonny Criss, alto sax; Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Red Callender, bass; Jackie Mills, drums.
"Civic Auditorium", Pasadena, CA, April 29, 1947
MM910Groovin' High, Part 1
MM911Groovin' High, Part 2
MM1003Hot House, Part 1
MM1004Hot House, Part 2
Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Willie Smith, alto sax; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Red Norvo, vibes; Nat King Cole, piano; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
"Civic Auditorium", Pasadena, CA, June 23, 1947
MM990Body And Soul, Part 1
MM991Body And Soul, Part 2 (as Moonlight)
MM992How High The Moon
MM993How High The Stars
MM994How High The Sky
MM995How High The Sun
MM1546Charlie's Got Rhythm, Part 1 (as I Got Rhythm)
MM1547Charlie's Got Rhythm, Part 2 (as I Got Rhythm)
** also released on Crown CLP 5002, CLP 5284. United US 7709 entitled "Groovin' With Getz".

Singin' Kay Starr And Swingin' Erroll Garner  (Modern LMP 1203)

Erroll Garner, piano; Irving Ashby, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Jackie Mills, drums.
"Civic Auditorium", Pasadena, CA, April 29, 1947
MM5ALover, Part 1
MM5BLover, Part 2
Erroll Garner, piano; possibly Oscar Moore, guitar; Nelson Boyd, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums.
"Civic Auditorium", Pasadena, CA, July 26, 1948
MM1002Just You, Just Me
Erroll Garner, piano.
"Civic Auditorium", Pasadena, CA, summer 1949
MM1133Tenderly
MM1134Someone To Watch Over Me
Erroll Garner, piano; John Simmons, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.
JJ-6X-105Lavande (Little Girl)
** also released on Crown CLP 5003.

Gene Norman's Just Jazz Concerts  (Vogue (E) VJT 3003)

Chuck Peterson, trumpet; Vic Dickenson, trombone; Benny Carter, alto sax; Charlie Barnet, tenor sax; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Red Callender, bass; Jackie Mills, drums.
"Civic Auditorium", Pasadena, CA, April 29, 1947
MM908Bebop, Part 1 (as Just You, Just Me (?))
MM909Bebop, Part 2 (as Just You, Just Me (?))
Pete Johnson, piano; probably Barney Kessel, guitar; Harry Babasin, bass; Don Lamond, drums.
"Civic Auditorium", Pasadena, CA, December 27, 1947
88Yancey Special
89J.J. Boogie (as Just Jazz Boogie)
90Swanee River Boogie
91St. Louis Boogie (as St. Louis Blues)

1948

Erroll Garner - Play Piano Play  (Vogue (F) DP 28)

Erroll Garner, piano; Ulysses Livingston, guitar; John Simmons, bass.
"Civic Auditorium", Pasadena, CA, April, 1948
JJ-6X-103Cherchez La Femme
JJ-6X-104(Back Home Again In) Indiana
Erroll Garner, piano.
"Civic Auditorium", Pasadena, CA, summer 1949
JJ-6X-94Take The "A" Train
JJ-6X-95Georgia On My Mind
JJ-6X-96St. Louis Blues
JJ-6X-97My Old Kentucky Home
JJ-6X-98Erroll's Peril
JJ-6X-99I'm Coming Virginia
JJ-6X-100Erroll's A Garner (as Erroll-A-Garner)
Erroll Garner, piano; John Simmons, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.
JJ-6X-102Laura

1949

Erroll Garner - Gene Norman's Just Jazz  (Vogue (F) LD 019)

Erroll Garner, piano.
"Civic Auditorium", Pasadena, CA, summer 1949
JJ-6X-101Stars Fell On Alabama