Harry Babasin Discography

1952 (age 31)

The Harry Babasin Octet

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 NowhereJam Session No. 103
* Jam Session No. 103   Various Artists - The West Coast Jam Sessions

The Harry Babasin All Stars

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 SquirrelJazz Chronicles JCS-102
2.Irresistible You (as They Didn't Believe Me)-
3.Indiana / Donna Lee (as Indiana)-
4.Liza-
* Jazz Chronicles JCS-102   Harry Babasin, Sonny Criss, Chet Baker, Charlie Parker, Al Haig, Laurance Marable - Inglewood Jam 6-16-52
= Jazz Showcase 5007   Charlie Parker, Chet Baker, Sonny Criss - On The Coast
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-407, FSR-CD 359   Charlie Parker, Chet Baker - Bird And Chet - Inglewood Jam - Live At The Trade Winds 16 June 1952

Harry Babasin Quartet

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 YouPacific Jazz 603
PJ-213-5Saunders Meanders-
* Pacific Jazz 603   Harry Babasin - How About You / Saunders Meanders

Harry Babasin Trio

Hampton Hawes, piano; Harry Babasin, bass, cello; Larry Bunker, drums, vibes.
Los Angeles, CA, December 7, 1952
D6039 | D6041Night And DayDiscovery 163
D6040 | D6042'S Wonderful-
* Discovery 163, 45-163   Harry Babasin - Night And Day / 'S Wonderful

1954

The Jazzpickers

Bill Dillard, guitar; Harry Babasin, cello; Fred Dutton, bass; Boone Stines, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 21, 1954
This Time The Dream's On MeJazz Chronicles JCS-103
Makin' Whoopee-
What A Diff'rence A Day Makes-
I Married An Angel-
Blues For Bill-
* Jazz Chronicles JCS-103   The Jazzpickers - 1st Time Out

Harry Babasin Quintet

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 RositaNocturne NXP 5, NLP 3; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2
Skylark-
Tangerine-
Easy To RememberNocturne NXP 6, NLP 3; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2
The Girl FriendNocturne NXP 6, NLP 3; Liberty LJH-6001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2
When You Wish Upon A StarNocturne NXP 6, NLP 3; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2
Babo-Ling (as Bab-O-Ling)Nocturne NXP 6, NLP 3; Liberty LJH-6001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2
* Liberty LJH-6001   Various Artists - Jazz In Hollywood
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2   Harry Babasin And Bob Enevoldsen - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NLP 3   Harry Babasin Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 5   Harry Babasin Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 6   Harry Babasin Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series

1957

The Jazzpickers

Buddy Collette, flute; Bob Harrington, piano, vibes, drums; Don Overburg, guitar; Harry Babasin, cello; Don Payne, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, May 2, 1957
15340 | JB16BebeEmArcy MG 36111
15341 | JB17When You Love Someone-
15342 | JB18Influtation-
15343 | JB19I'll Remember April-
* EmArcy MG 36111, SR 80013   The Jazzpickers
= Mercury MG 20527, SR 60204   The Jazzpickers - For Moderns Only

The Jazzpickers

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 AngelEmArcy MG 36111
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-
* EmArcy MG 36111, SR 80013   The Jazzpickers
= Mercury MG 20527, SR 60204   The Jazzpickers - For Moderns Only

Harry Babasin And The Jazz Pickers

Terry Gibbs, vibes; Dempsey Wright, guitar; Harry Babasin, cello; Ben Tucker, bass; Bill Douglas, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July, 1957
Thou SwellMode MOD-LP 119
Wingo-
Basin Street Blues-
Pee Wee-
De Ge-
Happy-
These Foolish Things-
On Bear Hill-
* Mode MOD-LP 119; V.S.O.P. #39 CD   Harry Babasin And The Jazz Pickers
= Interlude MO 506, ST 1006   Terry Gibbs - Viberations

The Jazzpickers

Red Norvo, vibes; Dempsey Wright, guitar; Harry Babasin, cello; Red Wooten, bass; Bill Douglas, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, October 30, 1957
16079 | JB118Evening In AzerbaijanEmArcy MG 36123
16080 | JB119Blues For Bill-
16081 | JB120My Ideal-
16082 | JB121Lester Leaps In-
* EmArcy MG 36123; Mercury MG 20557, SR 60126   The Jazzpickers Featuring Red Norvo

The Jazzpickers

Red Norvo, vibes; Dempsey Wright, guitar; Harry Babasin, cello; Red Wooten, bass; Bill Douglas, drums.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, October 31, 1957
16083 | JB113StingerEmArcy MG 36123
16084 | JB114Petite Rondeau-
16085 | JB115Eyein' The Goof-
16086 | JB116Someone To Watch Over Me-
16087 | JB117Bagatelle-
* EmArcy MG 36123; Mercury MG 20557, SR 60126   The Jazzpickers Featuring Red Norvo