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
* 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 Trio

George Wallington, piano; Charlie Mingus as "Baron" Fingus, bass; Max Roach, drums; with Chuck Wayne, mandola #1.

probably WOR Studios, NYC, September 4, 1952

1. 351Love BeatPrestige 788, PRLP 136, PRST 7587
2. 352Summer RainPrestige 803, PRLP 136, PRST 7587
3. 353EscalatingPrestige PRLP 136, PRST 7587
4. 354Laura-

George Wallington, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Max Roach, drums.

355Tenderly-
356When Your Old Wedding Ring Was NewPrestige 803, PRLP 136, PRST 7587
357Red, White And BluePrestige 788, PRLP 136, PRST 7587
358ArrivederciPrestige PRLP 136, PRST 7587

* Prestige PRST 7587; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1754, OJCCD-1754-2   The George Wallington Trios
= Prestige P-24093   George Wallington - Our Delight
* 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

1953

George Wallington Trio

George Wallington, piano; Curly Russell as "Curly" Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.

probably WOR Studios, NYC, May 25, 1953

483Among FriendsPrestige PRLP 158, PRST 7587
484My Nephew And I-
485Variations-
486Squeezer's Breezer-
487Cuckoo Around The Clock-
488I Married An Angel-
489Ours-

* Prestige PRST 7587; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1754, OJCCD-1754-2   The George Wallington Trios
= Prestige P-24093   George Wallington - Our Delight
* Prestige PRLP 158   George Wallington Trio (Volume 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; EmArcy MG-36121; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102
mr519'Round About MidnightMetronome (Swd) MEP 20; 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 In Sweden

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 (piano 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; Arthur Taylor, drums.

NYC, June 10, 1954

1764-1Before DawnNorgran MGN-24; Verve MGV-2017
1765A Night In TunisiaNorgran MGN-24
1766-3If I Love AgainNorgran MGN-24; Verve MGV-2017
1767-2Your Laughter-
1768-2ThoroughbredNorgran 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 And His Strings - 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 And His Strings - 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 PRST 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

The George Wallington Quintet

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Phil Woods, alto sax; George Wallington, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; 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
= Prestige P-24093   George Wallington - Our Delight

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

The 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 Plays 5 Originals And 6 Standards - Knight Music

1957

George Wallington Quintet Featuring Phil Woods, Donald Byrd

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 SalahNew Jazz NJLP 8207
2. 1113Up Tohickon Creek-
3. 1114Graduation Day-
4. 1115Indian Summer-
5. 1116'Dis Mornin'-
6. 1117Sol's Ollie-

* New Jazz NJLP 8207; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1805-2   George Wallington|Phil Woods|Donald Byrd - 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

The 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   The George Wallington Quintet - 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