Gigi Gryce Catalog

1953 (age 28)

Gigi Gryce, Clifford Brown, Art Farmer - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 8  (Mode (F) CMDINT 9560)

Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Anthony Ortega, alto sax, flute; Clifford Solomon, tenor sax; William Boucaya, baritone sax; Henri Renaud, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Alan Dawson, drums; Quincy Jones, arranger #2.
Paris, France, September 26, 1953
1. 53V4650-1Paris The Beautiful
2. 53V4651-1Purple Shades
Art Farmer, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Anthony Ortega, alto sax, flute; Clifford Solomon, tenor sax; Quincy Jones, piano, arranger; Pierre Michelot, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.
53V4652-1La Rose Noire (aka Summertime)
Clifford Brown, Art Farmer, Quincy Jones, Walter Williams, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Al Hayse, Benny Vasseur, trombone; Gigi Gryce, Anthony Ortega, alto sax; Andre Dabonneville, Clifford Solomon, tenor sax; William Boucaya, baritone sax; Henri Renaud, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.
Paris, France, October 9, 1953
(tk.1)Quick Step
Clifford Brown, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Clifford Solomon, tenor sax; Henri Renaud, piano; Jimmy Gourley, guitar; Pierre Michelot, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.
Paris, France, October 10, 1953
Hello (as Hellow)
Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Quincy Jones, piano; Jimmy Gourley, guitar; Marcel Dutrieux, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.
Paris, France, October 11, 1953
(tk.1)Evening In Paris

The Clifford Brown Big Band In Paris  (Prestige PR 7840)

Clifford Brown, Art Farmer, Fernand Verstraete, Walter Williams, trumpet; Fred Gerard, trumpet #1,2; Quincy Jones, trumpet, arranger; Jimmy Cleveland, Al Hayse, Bill Tamper, trombone; Gigi Gryce, Anthony Ortega, alto sax; Henri Bernard, Clifford Solomon, tenor sax; Henri Jouot, baritone sax; Henri Renaud, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.
Paris, France, September 28, 1953
1. 53V4655-1Brown Skins
2. 53V4655-2Brown Skins (alternate take)
3. 53V4658-1Keeping Up With Jonesy
4. 53V4658-2Keeping Up With Jonesy (alternate take)
Clifford Brown, Art Farmer, Quincy Jones, Walter Williams, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Al Hayse, Benny Vasseur, trombone; Gigi Gryce, Anthony Ortega, alto sax; Andre Dabonneville, Clifford Solomon, tenor sax; William Boucaya, baritone sax; Henri Renaud, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.
Paris, France, October 9, 1953
(tk.1)Bum's Rush
Clifford Brown, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Clifford Solomon, tenor sax; Henri Renaud, piano; Jimmy Gourley, guitar; Pierre Michelot, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.
Paris, France, October 10, 1953
No Start, No End
Venez Donc Chez Moi (as Chez Moi)
Clifford Brown, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Gigi Gryce, Anthony Ortega, alto sax; Clifford Solomon, tenor sax; William Boucaya, baritone sax; Quincy Jones, piano; Marcel Dutrieux, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.
Paris, France, October 11, 1953
(tk.1)All Weird
(tk.2)All Weird (alternate take)
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-359, OJCCD-359-2.

Clifford Brown - The Complete Paris Collection, Vol. 1 - Jazz Legacy 3  (Jazz Legacy (F) JL 53)

Clifford Brown, Art Farmer, Fernand Verstraete, Walter Williams, trumpet; Quincy Jones, trumpet, arranger; Jimmy Cleveland, Al Hayse, Bill Tamper, trombone; Gigi Gryce, Anthony Ortega, alto sax; Henri Bernard, Clifford Solomon, tenor sax; Henri Jouot, baritone sax; Henri Renaud, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.
Paris, France, September 28, 1953
53V4656-1Deltitnu

The Clifford Brown Sextet In Paris  (Prestige PR 7794)

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Henri Renaud, piano; Jimmy Gourley, guitar #1-4; Pierre Michelot, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.
Paris, France, September 29, 1953
1. 53V4659-1Conception (Blue Concept)
2. 53V4659-2Conception (Blue Concept) (alternate take)
3. 53V4660-1All The Things You Are
4. 53V4660-2All The Things You Are (alternate take)
5. 53V4661-1I Cover The Waterfront
6. 53V4662-1Goofin' With Me
Clifford Brown, trumpet; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Henri Renaud, piano; Jimmy Gourley, guitar #1-4; Pierre Michelot, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.
Paris, France, October 8, 1953
1. (tk.1)Minority
2. (tk.2)Minority (alternate take)
3. (tk.1)Salute To The Bandbox
4. (tk.2)Salute To The Bandbox (alternate take)
5. (tk.1)Strictly Romantic
6. -Baby
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-358, OJCCD-358-2.

Clifford Brown - The Complete Paris Collection, Vol. 2 - Jazz Legacy 36  (Jazz Legacy (F) JL 86)

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Henri Renaud, piano; Jimmy Gourley, guitar #1; Pierre Michelot, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.
Paris, France, October 8, 1953
1. (tk.3)Minority (alternate take)
2. (tk.2)Baby (alternate take)

Clifford Brown - The Complete Paris Collection, Vol. 3 - Jazz Legacy 52  (Jazz Legacy (F) 500102)

Clifford Brown, Art Farmer, Quincy Jones, Walter Williams, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Al Hayse, Benny Vasseur, trombone; Gigi Gryce, Anthony Ortega, alto sax; Andre Dabonneville, Clifford Solomon, tenor sax; William Boucaya, baritone sax; Henri Renaud, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.
Paris, France, October 9, 1953
(tk.2)Quick Step (alternate take)
(tk.3)-
(tk.2)Bum's Rush (alternate take)
(tk.3)-
Clifford Brown, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Gigi Gryce, Anthony Ortega, alto sax; Clifford Solomon, tenor sax; William Boucaya, baritone sax; Quincy Jones, piano; Marcel Dutrieux, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.
Paris, France, October 11, 1953
(tk.3)All Weird (alternate take)

1955 (age 30)

Gigi Gryce Quartet And Orchestra  (Signal S 1201)

Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 15, 1955
114Brake's Sake
115Gallop's Gallop
116Shuffle Boil
117Nica's Tempo
Art Farmer, trumpet; Eddie Bert, trombone; Julius Watkins, French horn; Bill Barber, tuba; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Horace Silver, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Ernestine Anderson, vocals.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 22, 1955
118Social Call
119(You'll Always Be) The One I Love
Art Farmer, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Gunther Schuller, French horn; Bill Barber, tuba; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Horace Silver, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
120Smoke Signal
121In Meditatiing Mood
122Speculation
123Kerry Dance
** also issued on Savoy MG 12137 entitled "Nica's Tempo".
** part of Savoy SJL 2231.

1958

Gigi Gryce  (Metrojazz E 1006)

Gigi Gryce, alto, tenor, baritone sax, flute, clarinet; Hank Jones, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, 1958
In A Sentimental Mood
Blues March
Sea Breeze
Bangoon
It Don't Mean A Thing
Cold Breeze
Rich And Creamy
My Ideal
Baba's Blues
Little Susan
Lullaby For Milkman
Somewhere

1960

Gigi Gryce - Saying Somethin'!  (New Jazz NJLP 8230)

Richard Williams, trumpet #1,3-5; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Richard Wyands, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 11, 1960
1. 2077Leila's Blues
2. 2078Blues In The Jungle
3. 2079Down Home
4. 2080Back Breaker
5. 2081Let Me Know
6. 2082Jones Bones
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1851-2.

Gigi Gryce - The Hap'nin's  (New Jazz NJLP 8246)

Richard Williams, trumpet; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Richard Wyands, piano; Julian Euell, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 3, 1960
2212Summertime
2213Lover Man
2214Minorally
2215Don't Worry 'Bout Me
2216Frankie And Johnnie
2217Nica's Tempo
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1868-2.

Gigi Gryce - The Rat Race Blues  (New Jazz NJLP 8262)

Richard Williams, trumpet; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Richard Wyands, piano; Julian Euell, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.: same personnel.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 7, 1960
2293Blues In Bloom
2294Boxer's Blues
2295Strange Feelin'
2296The Rat Race Blues
2297Monday Through Sunday
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-081, OJCCD-081-2.

Gigi Gryce Orch-tette - Reminiscin'  (Mercury MG 20628)

Richard Williams, trumpet; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Eddie Costa, vibes; Richard Wyands, piano; Reginald Workman, bass; Bob Thomas, drums.
NYC, November 7, 1960
20627A Night In Tunisia
Richard Williams, trumpet; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Richard Wyands, piano; Julian Euell, bass; Walter Perkins, drums.
NYC, November 9, 1960
20630Dearly Beloved
20631Blue Light
20632Gee Blues Gee
Richard Williams, trumpet; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Eddie Costa, vibes; Richard Wyands, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Bob Thomas, drums.
NYC, November 10, 1960
20633Caravan
20634Yesterdays
20635Take The "A" Train
20636Reminiscing
** also issued on Mercury SR 60628.