George Wallington Discography

1949 (age 25)

George Wallington Trio/Septet

George Wallington, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Charlie Perry, drums.
NYC, May 9, 1949
SGW4446 | 988RacingRegal 1196; Savoy XP 8112, MG 12081
SGW4447 | 987FairylandSavoy XP 8112, MG 12081
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 | 985KnockoutRegal 1196; Savoy XP 8112, MG 12081
SGW4449 | 986IglooSavoy XP 8112, MG 12081
* Savoy MG 12081   The George Wallington Trios And Septet
* Savoy XP 8112   George Wallington's All Stars
* Regal 1196   George Wallington - Knockout / Racing

1951

George Wallington Trio

George Wallington, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.
NYC, November 21, 1951
TwinsProgressive PLP 3001; Savoy XP 8124, MG 12081, SJL 2247
Polka Dot-
I'll Remember AprilProgressive 101, PLP 3001; Savoy XP 8124, MG 12081, SJL 2247
High ScoreProgressive PLP 3001; Savoy XP 8124, MG 12081, SJL 2247
HyacinthProgressive PLP 3001; Savoy XP 8125, MG 12081, SJL 2247
Joy Bell-
I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
Fine And DandyProgressive 101, PLP 3001; Savoy XP 8125, MG 12081, SJL 2247
* Savoy MG 12081   The George Wallington Trios And Septet
* Savoy SJL 2247   Various Artists - The Modern Jazz Piano Album
* Progressive PLP 3001   George Wallington Trio
= Savoy MG 15037   The George Wallington Trio
* Savoy XP 8124   George Wallington Trio, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8125   George Wallington Trio, Vol. 2
* Progressive 101   George Wallington - Fine And Dandy / I'll Remember April

1952

George Wallington Quartet

George Wallington, piano; Chuck Wayne, mandola #1; Charles Mingus, bass; Max Roach, drums.
NYC, September 4, 1952
1. 351Love BeatPrestige 788, PRLP 136, PR 7587
2. 352Summer RainPrestige 803, PRLP 136, PR 7587
3. 353EscalatingPrestige PRLP 136, PR 7587
4. 354Laura-
* Prestige PR 7587; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1754, OJCCD-1754-2   The George Wallington Trios Featuring Charles Mingus, Oscar Pettiford, Max Roach
* Prestige PRLP 136   George Wallington Trio
* Prestige 788   George Wallington - Love Beat / Red, White And Blue
* Prestige 803   George Wallington - Summer Rain / When Your Old Wedding Ring Was New

George Wallington Trio

George Wallington, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Max Roach, drums.
NYC, September 4, 1952
355TenderlyPrestige PRLP 136, PR 7587
356When Your Lover Has GonePrestige 803, PRLP 136, PR 7587
357Red, White And BluePrestige 788, PRLP 136, PR 7587
358ArrivederciPrestige PRLP 136, PR 7587
* Prestige PR 7587; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1754, OJCCD-1754-2   The George Wallington Trios Featuring Charles Mingus, Oscar Pettiford, Max Roach
* Prestige PRLP 136   George Wallington Trio
* Prestige 803   George Wallington - Summer Rain / When Your Old Wedding Ring Was New
* Prestige 788   George Wallington - Love Beat / Red, White And Blue

1953

George Wallington Trio

George Wallington, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.
NYC, May 25, 1953
483Among FriendsPrestige PRLP 158, PR 7587
484My Nephew And I-
485Variations-
486Squeezers Breezers-
487Cuckoo Around The Clock-
488Married An Angel-
489Ours-
* Prestige PR 7587; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1754, OJCCD-1754-2   The George Wallington Trios Featuring Charles Mingus, Oscar Pettiford, Max Roach
* Prestige PRLP 158   George Wallington Trio, Vol. 2

George Wallington With The Swedish All Stars

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 BirdMetronome (Swd) MEP 20; Prestige PREP 1347; EmArcy MG 36121; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102
mr519'Round MidnightMetronome (Swd) MEP 20; Prestige PREP 1347; EmArcy MG 36121; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-103
* EmArcy MG 36121   Jimmy Raney, George Wallington - Swingin' In Sweden
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102   Various Artists - Americans In Sweden 1949-1953, Vol. 1 - Dear Old Stockholm
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-103   Various Artists - Americans In Sweden 1949-1954, Vol. 2 - Stockholm Sweetnin'
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 20; Esquire (E) EP 2   George Wallington With The Swedish All Stars
* Prestige PREP 1347   George Wallington And The Swedish All Stars

George Wallington Trio

George Wallington, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.
Paris, France, September 24, 1953
FairylandVogue (F) LD 171; Pop (F) CBM 60013; Mode (F) CMDINT 9515; Vogue (F) DP 64
Woody'n YouVogue (F) LD 171
Just One Of Those Things (p solo)-
Honeysuckle Rose-
Star Eyes-
Ny-
A Day In ParisVogue (F) LD 171; Mode (F) CMDINT 9841
These Foolish ThingsVogue (F) LD 171
* Mode (F) CMDINT 9515   Various Artists - Piano - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 3
* Vogue (F) DP 64   Various Artists - 25 Geants Du Piano Jazz
* Mode (F) CMDINT 9841   Various Artists - Les Grands Jazzmen Jouent Paris
* Vogue (F) LD 171   George Wallington Trio - Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 9
= Vogue (E) LDE 059   George Wallington Trio
* Pop (F) CBM 60013   Various Artists - Piano Jazz - Jazz Pour Vous 3

1954 (age 30)

George Wallington And His Band

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.4SummertimeBlue Note BLP 5045, B-6503
BN572-4 tk.5Summertime (alternate take)Blue Note (J) BNJ-71003, 7243 4 95750 2 8
BN573-2 tk.8FestivalBlue Note BLP 5045, B-6503
BN573-3 tk.9Festival (alternate take)Blue Note (J) BNJ-71003
BN574-2 tk.12ChristinaBlue Note BLP 5045
BN575-0 tk.13Frankie And JohnnieBlue Note BLP 5045, B-6503
BN575-1 tk.14Frankie And Johnnie (alternate take)Blue Note (J) BNJ-71003, 7243 4 95750 2 8
BN576-1 tk.16Baby GrandBlue Note BLP 5045, B-6503
BN577-0 tk.19Bumpkins-
BN577-1 tk.20Bumpkins (alternate take)Blue Note (J) BNJ-71003, 7243 4 95750 2 8
* Blue Note B-6503   James Moody And His Modernists/George Wallington And His Band - The Beginning And End Of Bop
* Blue Note BLP 5045   George Wallington And His Band
= Blue Note (J) BNJ-71003   George Wallington And His Band - Showcase
= Blue Note (J) K18P-9276   George Wallington And His Band/Hank Mobley Quartet
= Blue Note 7243 4 95750 2 8   Here Comes Frank Foster / George Wallington Showcase

George Wallington Trio

George Wallington, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Taylor, drums.
NYC, June 10, 1954
1764-1Before DawnNorgran MGN 24; Verve MGV 2017
1765Night In TunisiaNorgran MGN 24
1766-3If I Love AgainNorgran MGN 24; Verve MGV 2017
1767-2Your Laughter-
1768-2ThoroughbreadNorgran MGN 24; Verve MGV 2032
1769-1Without Reservation-
1770-1Morning DewNorgran MGN 24; Verve MGV 2017
1771-7Busman's Holiday-
* Verve MGV 2017   George Wallington - Variations
* Verve MGV 2032   Various Artists - Potpourri Of Jazz
* Norgran MGN 24   The Workshop Of The George Wallington Trio

George Wallington With Strings

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 ValentineNorgran MGN 1010; Verve MGV 2017
1998-1Alone Together-
1999-4Autumn In New York-
2000-3Thou SwellNorgran MGN 1010
2001-3InvitationNorgran MGN 1010; Verve MGV 2017
2002-3Moonlight In Vermont-
2003Variations-
2004RacingNorgran MGN 1010
2005-4Marcel The FurrierNorgran MGN 1010; Verve MGV 2017
2006-1Ever Loving Blues-
2007Hold Me CloseNorgran MGN 1010
2008Morning Dew-
* Norgran MGN 1010   George Wallington With Strings
* Verve MGV 2017   George Wallington - Variations

1955

George Wallington Quintet

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 NoteProgressive PLP 1001
Sweet Blanche-
Minor March-
Snakes-
Jay Mac's Crib-
Bohemia After Dark / The Peck-
Minor March (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1813-2
same session.
Johnny One NoteOverseas (J) ULS-1860-V
Sweet Blanche-
--
Minor March-
Snakes-
Jay Mac's Crib-
Bohemia After Dark-
The Peck-
same session.
SnakesProgressive PRO 7001
Minor March-
Jay Mac's Crib-
The Peck-
Bohemia After Dark-
Johnny One Note-
Sweet Blanche-
The Peck-
* Progressive PLP 1001   George Wallington Quintet At The Bohemia Featuring The Peck
= Prestige PR 7820   The George Wallington Quintet Live! At Cafe Bohemia/1955
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1813-2   The George Wallington Quintet Live! At Cafe Bohemia
* Overseas (J) ULS-1860-V   George Wallington Quintet At The Bohemia Featuring The Peck (fuchsia)
* Progressive PRO 7001   The George Wallington Quintet At The Cafe Bohemia

1956

George Wallington Quintet

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 DelightPrestige PRLP 7032
845Foster Dulles-
846Our Love Is Here To Stay-
847But George-
848Together We Wail-
849What's New-
* Prestige PRLP 7032; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1704, OJCCD-1704-2   George Wallington Quintet - Jazz For The Carriage Trade

George Wallington Solo

George Wallington, piano.
NYC, June 18, 1956
2859-1Lady FairClef MGC 743
* Clef MGC 743; Verve MGV 8030   Metronome All-Stars 1956

George Wallington Trio

George Wallington, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums.
NYC, September 4 & 5, 1956
2142GodchildAtlantic LP 1275
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-
2152The Baronunissued
2153One Night Of LoveAtlantic LP 1275
* Atlantic LP 1275, SD 1275   George Wallington - Knight Music

1957

George Wallington Quintet

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 SarahNew Jazz NJLP 8207
2. 1113Up Children Reel-
3. 1114Graduation Day-
4. 1115Indian Summer-
5. 1116Dis Mornin'-
6. 1117Sol's Ollie-
* New Jazz NJLP 8207; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1805-2   George Wallington - The New York Scene
= Prestige PRES 16-5   Geo. Wallington, Phil Woods, Donald Byrd, Red Garland - Modern Jazz Survey 1 / New York Jazz

George Wallington Quintet

Jerry Lloyd, bass trumpet; J.R. Monterose, tenor sax; George Wallington, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums.
NYC, April 4, 1957
2461Promised LandEast-West LP 4004
2462Composin' At The Composer-
2463Rural Route-
* East-West LP 4004   George Wallington - The Prestidigitator

George Wallington Quartet

J.R. Monterose, tenor sax; George Wallington, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums.
NYC, April 5, 1957
2464Rural RouteAtlantic unissued
2465In SalahEast-West LP 4004
2466NunaAtlantic unissued
2467JouonsEast-West LP 4004
* East-West LP 4004   George Wallington - The Prestidigitator

George Wallington Quintet

Jerry Lloyd, bass trumpet #1,3; J.R. Monterose, tenor sax #2,3; George Wallington, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums.
NYC, April 6, 1957
1. 2468August MoonEast-West LP 4004
2. 2469The Prestidigitator-
3. 2470Blues / Tell Me The TruthAtlantic unissued
* East-West LP 4004   George Wallington - The Prestidigitator

George Wallington Quintet

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 InfidelsSavoy MG 12122
Strange Music-
Before Dawn-
Ow-
'S Make 'T-
* Savoy MG 12122   George Wallington - Jazz At Hotchkiss
= Savoy SJL 1122   George Wallington Quintet - Dance Of The Infidels

1984 (age 60)

George Wallington Solo

George Wallington, piano.
NYC, summer 1984
Jack Finding His JillInterface (J) YF-7116
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-
* Interface (J) YF-7116; Denon (J) 33C38-7825   George Wallington Christened As Giacinto Figlia - The Symphony Of A Jazz Piano

George Wallington Solo

George Wallington, piano.: same personnel.
NYC, July 5, 1984
Moon FlowerInterface (J) YF-7092
Clearness Of View-
Beautiful Eyes-
Melody-
Virtuoso-
Temporal-
Beautiful To Behold-
Heart Of Hearts-
Oh Foolish Leaf-
Sociability-
* Interface (J) YF-7092; Denon (J) 35C38-7248   George Wallington Christened As Giacinto Figlia - Virtuoso

1985

George Wallington Solo

George Wallington, piano.
RCA Studios, NYC, August 19, 1985
Miss St. LouisV.S.O.P. #84 CD
Memory Of The Heart-
Writing In The Sand-
The Scentless Rose-
The Peacock's Tale-
Tears Beneath The Moon-
Felicity-
Tender Loving Friendship-
* V.S.O.P. #84 CD   George Wallington - The Pleasure Of A Jazz Inspiration