Harry Babasin Catalog

1952 (age 31)

Various Artists - The West Coast Jam Sessions  (Jam Session No. 103)

Chet Baker, trumpet; Sonny Criss, alto sax; Wardell Gray, Dave Pell, tenor sax; Jerry Mandell, piano; Harry Babasin, cello, leader; Bob Whitlock, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.
"Trade Winds", Inglewood, CA, March 24, 1952
Out Of Nowhere

Harry Babasin, Sonny Criss, Chet Baker, Charlie Parker, Al Haig, Laurance Marable - Inglewood Jam 6-16-52  (Jazz Chronicles JCS-102)

Chet Baker, trumpet; Sonny Criss, Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano #1,2,4; Russ Freeman, piano #3; Harry Babasin, bass, leader; Lawrence Marable, drums.
"Trade Winds", Inglewood, CA, June 16, 1952
1.The Squirrel
2.Irresistible You (as They Didn't Believe Me)
3.Indiana / Donna Lee (as Indiana)
4.Liza
** also issued on Jazz Showcase 5007 entitled "Charlie Parker, Chet Baker, Sonny Criss - On The Coast". Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-407, FSR-CD 359 entitled "Charlie Parker, Chet Baker - Bird And Chet - Inglewood Jam - Live At The Trade Winds 16 June 1952".

Harry Babasin - How About You / Saunders Meanders  (Pacific Jazz 603)

Bob Enevoldsen, tenor sax, valve trombone, bass; Al Haig, piano; Harry Babasin, bass, cello; Larry Bunker, drums, vibes.
Los Angeles, CA, September 6, 1952
PJ-210-4How About You
PJ-213-5Saunders Meanders

Harry Babasin - Night And Day / 'S Wonderful  (Discovery 45-163)

Hampton Hawes, piano; Harry Babasin, bass, cello; Larry Bunker, drums, vibes.
Los Angeles, CA, December 7, 1952
D6039 | D6041Night And Day
D6040 | D6042'S Wonderful
** reissue of Discovery 163.

1954

The Jazzpickers - 1st Time Out  (Jazz Chronicles JCS-103)

Bill Dillard, guitar; Harry Babasin, cello; Fred Dutton, bass; Boone Stines, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 21, 1954
This Time The Dream's On Me
Makin' Whoopee
What A Diff'rence A Day Makes
I Married An Angel
Blues For Bill

Harry Babasin And Bob Enevoldsen - Jazz In Hollywood Series  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2)

Bob Enevoldsen, trombone, valve trombone, bass; Larry Bunker, vibes; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Harry Babasin, bass, cello; Roy Harte, drums.
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, September 23, 1954
La Rosita
Skylark
Tangerine
Easy To Remember
When You Wish Upon A Star

Various Artists - Jazz In Hollywood  (Liberty LJH-6001)

Bob Enevoldsen, trombone, valve trombone, bass; Larry Bunker, vibes; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Harry Babasin, bass, cello; Roy Harte, drums.: same session.
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, September 23, 1954
The Girl Friend
Babo-Ling (as Bab-O-Ling)

1957

The Jazzpickers  (EmArcy MG 36111)

Buddy Collette, flute; Bob Harrington, piano, vibes, drums; Don Overburg, guitar; Harry Babasin, cello; Don Payne, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, May 2, 1957
15340 | JB16Bebe
15341 | JB17When You Love Someone
15342 | JB18Influtation
15343 | JB19I'll Remember April
Bob Harrington, piano, vibes; Don Overburg, guitar; Harry Babasin, cello; Don Payne, bass; Bill Douglas, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, May 3, 1957
15344 | JB20I Married And Angel
15345 | JB21Yardbird Suite
15346 | JB22R.H. Factor
15347 | JB23Easy Pickin's
15348 | JB24Rap-Scallion
Bob Harrington, piano, vibes; Don Overburg, guitar; Harry Babasin, cello; Don Payne, bass.
15349 | JB25Don't Worry 'Bout Me
15350 | JB26Monti-Cello
15351 | JB27Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie
** also issued on EmArcy SR 80013. Mercury MG 20527, SR 60204 entitled "For Moderns Only".

Harry Babasin And The Jazz Pickers  (Mode MOD-LP 119)

Terry Gibbs, vibes; Dempsey Wright, guitar; Harry Babasin, cello; Ben Tucker, bass; Bill Douglas, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July, 1957
Thou Swell
Wingo
Basin Street Blues
Pee Wee
De Ge
Happy
These Foolish Things
On Bear Hill
** also issued on Interlude MO 506, ST 1006 entitled "Terry Gibbs - Viberations". V.S.O.P. #39 CD.

The Jazzpickers Featuring Red Norvo  (EmArcy MG 36123)

Red Norvo, vibes; Dempsey Wright, guitar; Harry Babasin, cello; Red Wooten, bass; Bill Douglas, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, October 30, 1957
16079 | JB118Evening In Azerbaijan
16080 | JB119Blues For Bill
16081 | JB120My Ideal
16082 | JB121Lester Leaps In
same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, October 31, 1957
16083 | JB113Stinger
16084 | JB114Petite Rondeau
16085 | JB115Eyein' The Goof
16086 | JB116Someone To Watch Over Me
16087 | JB117Bagatelle
** also issued on Mercury MG 20557, SR 60126.