George Wallington Catalog

1949 (age 25)

The George Wallington Trios And Septet  (Savoy MG 12081)

George Wallington, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Charlie Perry, drums.
NYC, May 9, 1949
SGW4446 | 988Racing
SGW4447 | 987Fairyland
Jerry Lloyd, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Brew Moore, tenor sax; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; George Wallington, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Charlie Perry, drums; Buddy Stewart, vocals.
SGW4448 | 985Knockout
SGW4449 | 986Igloo
George Wallington, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.
NYC, November 21, 1951
Twins
Polka Dot
I'll Remember April
High Score
Hyacinth
Joy Bell
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Fine And Dandy

1952

The George Wallington Trios  (Prestige PR 7587)

George Wallington, piano; Chuck Wayne, mandola #1; Charles Mingus, bass; Max Roach, drums.
NYC, September 4, 1952
1. 351Love Beat
2. 352Summer Rain
3. 353Escalating
4. 354Laura
George Wallington, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Max Roach, drums.
355Tenderly
356When Your Lover Has Gone
357Red, White And Blue
358Arrivederci
George Wallington, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.
NYC, May 25, 1953
483Among Friends
484My Nephew And I
485Variations
486Squeezers Breezers
487Cuckoo Around The Clock
488Married An Angel
489Ours
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-1754, OJCCD-1754-2.
** same contents as Prestige PRLP 136 + PRLP 158.

1953

Jimmy Raney, George Wallington - Swingin' In Sweden  (EmArcy MG 36121)

Ake Persson, trombone; Arne Domnerus, alto sax; Lars Gullin, baritone sax; George Wallington, piano; Simon Brehm, bass; Jack Noren, drums; Quincy Jones, arranger.
Stockholm, Sweden, September 14, 1953
mr518Blue Bird
mr519'Round Midnight

Various Artists - Piano - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 3  (Mode (F) CMDINT 9515)

George Wallington, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.
Paris, France, September 24, 1953
Fairyland

George Wallington Trio - Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 9  (Vogue (F) LD 171)

George Wallington, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.: same session.
Paris, France, September 24, 1953
Woody'n You
Just One Of Those Things (piano solo)
Honeysuckle Rose
Star Eyes
Ny
These Foolish Things
** also issued on Vogue (E) LDE 059 entitled "George Wallington Trio".

Various Artists - Les Grands Jazzmen Jouent Paris  (Mode (F) CMDINT 9841)

George Wallington, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.: same session.
Paris, France, September 24, 1953
A Day In Paris

1954 (age 30)

George Wallington And His Band - Showcase  (Blue Note (J) BNJ-71003)

Dave Burns, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax, flute; George Wallington, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Quincy Jones, arranger.
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, May 12, 1954
BN572-3 tk.4Summertime
BN572-4 tk.5Summertime (alternate take)
BN573-2 tk.8Festival
BN573-3 tk.9Festival (alternate take)
BN574-2 tk.12Christina
BN575-0 tk.13Frankie And Johnnie
BN575-1 tk.14Frankie And Johnnie (alternate take)
BN576-1 tk.16Baby Grand
BN577-0 tk.19Bumpkins
BN577-1 tk.20Bumpkins (alternate take)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 5045 entitled "George Wallington And His Band" + 4 bonus tracks.

George Wallington - Variations  (Verve MGV 2017)

George Wallington, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Taylor, drums.
NYC, June 10, 1954
1764-1Before Dawn
1766-3If I Love Again
1767-2Your Laughter
1770-1Morning Dew
1771-7Busman's Holiday

The Workshop Of The George Wallington Trio  (Norgran MGN 24)

George Wallington, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Taylor, drums.: same session.
NYC, June 10, 1954
1765Night In Tunisia

Various Artists - Potpourri Of Jazz  (Verve MGV 2032)

George Wallington, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Taylor, drums.: same session.
NYC, June 10, 1954
1768-2Thoroughbread
1769-1Without Reservation

George Wallington With Strings  (Norgran MGN 1010)

Joseph Livoisi, violin; David Uchitel, viola; William Eder, cello; George Wallington, piano; Clyde Lombardi, bass; Sonny Lawrence or George Brackman, arranger.
NYC, October 22, 1954
1997-3My Funny Valentine
1998-1Alone Together
1999-4Autumn In New York
2000-3Thou Swell
2001-3Invitation
2002-3Moonlight In Vermont
2003Variations
2004Racing
2005-4Marcel The Furrier
2006-1Ever Loving Blues
2007Hold Me Close
2008Morning Dew

1955

George Wallington Quintet At The Bohemia Featuring The Peck  (Progressive PLP 1001)

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean as Jackie McClean, alto sax; George Wallington, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, September 9, 1955
Johnny One Note
Sweet Blanche
Minor March
Snakes
Jay Mac's Crib
Bohemia After Dark / The Peck
** also issued on Prestige PR 7820 entitled "The George Wallington Quintet Live! At Cafe Bohemia/1955". Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1813-2 entitled "The George Wallington Quintet Live! At Cafe Bohemia".

The George Wallington Quintet Live! At Cafe Bohemia  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1813-2)

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean as Jackie McClean, alto sax; George Wallington, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.: same session.
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, September 9, 1955
Minor March (alternate take)
** reissue of Progressive PLP 1001 entitled "George Wallington Quintet At The Bohemia Featuring The Peck" + 1 bonus track.

George Wallington Quintet At The Bohemia Featuring The Peck (fuchsia)  (Overseas (J) ULS-1860-V)

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean as Jackie McClean, alto sax; George Wallington, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.: same session.
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, September 9, 1955
Johnny One Note
Sweet Blanche
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Minor March
Snakes
Jay Mac's Crib
Bohemia After Dark
The Peck

The George Wallington Quintet At The Cafe Bohemia  (Progressive PRO 7001)

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jackie McLean as Jackie McClean, alto sax; George Wallington, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.: same session.
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, September 9, 1955
Snakes
Minor March
Jay Mac's Crib
The Peck
Bohemia After Dark
Johnny One Note
Sweet Blanche
The Peck

1956

George Wallington Quintet - Jazz For The Carriage Trade  (Prestige PRLP 7032)

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Phil Woods, alto sax; George Wallington, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Bill Bradley as Arthur Taylor, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 20, 1956
844Our Delight
845Foster Dulles
846Our Love Is Here To Stay
847But George
848Together We Wail
849What's New
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-1704, OJCCD-1704-2.

Metronome All-Stars 1956  (Clef MGC 743)

George Wallington, piano.
NYC, June 18, 1956
2859-1Lady Fair
** also issued on Verve MGV 8030.

George Wallington - Knight Music  (Atlantic LP 1275)

George Wallington, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums.
NYC, September 4 & 5, 1956
2142Godchild
2143In A Sentimental Mood
2144The End Of A Love Affair
2145Will You Still Be Mine
2146Billie's Tune
2147The Ghostly Lover
2148Up Jumped The Devil
2149World Weary
2150Serendipity
2151It's All Right With Me
2153One Night Of Love
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1275.

1957

George Wallington, Phil Woods, Donald Byrd - The New York Scene  (New Jazz NJLP 8207)

Donald Byrd, trumpet #1,2,4-6; Phil Woods, alto sax #1,2,4-6; George Wallington, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 1, 1957
1. 1112In Sarah
2. 1113Up Children Reel
3. 1114Graduation Day
4. 1115Indian Summer
5. 1116Dis Mornin'
6. 1117Sol's Ollie
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1805-2.
** part of Prestige PRES 16-5.

George Wallington - The Prestidigitator  (East-West LP 4004)

Jerry Lloyd, bass trumpet; J.R. Monterose, tenor sax; George Wallington, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums.
NYC, April 4, 1957
2461Promised Land
2462Composin' At The Composer
2463Rural Route
J.R. Monterose, tenor sax; George Wallington, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums.
NYC, April 5, 1957
2465In Salah
2467Jouons
Jerry Lloyd, bass trumpet #1; J.R. Monterose, tenor sax #2; George Wallington, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums.
NYC, April 6, 1957
1. 2468August Moon
2. 2469The Prestidigitator

The George Wallington Quintet - Jazz At Hotchkiss  (Savoy MG 12122)

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Phil Woods, alto sax; George Wallington, piano; Knobby Totah, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 14, 1957
Dance Of The Infidels
Strange Music
Before Dawn
Ow
'S Make 'T
** also issued on Savoy SJL 1122 entitled "George Wallington Quintet - Dance Of The Infidels".

1984 (age 60)

George Wallington Christened As Giacinto Figlia - The Symphony Of A Jazz Piano  (Interface (J) YF-7116)

George Wallington, piano.
NYC, summer 1984
Jack Finding His Jill
The Moment We Fancy Each Other
The Lovely Things We See
Posthumous Glory
Delusion
Soap Bubbles
Mother Wit
Love Notes And Ringlets
The Spring Of Life
Two Lovers
Goodness Of Heart
Billie, I Must Leave You Now
** also issued on Denon (J) 33C38-7825.

George Wallington Christened As Giacinto Figlia - Virtuoso  (Interface (J) YF-7092)

George Wallington, piano.: same personnel.
NYC, July 5, 1984
Moon Flower
Clearness Of View
Beautiful Eyes
Melody
Virtuoso
Temporal
Beautiful To Behold
Heart Of Hearts
Oh Foolish Leaf
Sociability
** also issued on Denon (J) 35C38-7248.

1985

George Wallington - The Pleasure Of A Jazz Inspiration  (V.S.O.P. #84 CD)

George Wallington, piano.
RCA Studios, NYC, August 19, 1985
Miss St. Louis
Memory Of The Heart
Writing In The Sand
The Scentless Rose
The Peacock's Tale
Tears Beneath The Moon
Felicity
Tender Loving Friendship