Herbie Harper Catalog

1954 (age 34)

Herbie Harper Featuring Bud Shank And Bob Gordon  (Liberty LJH-6003)

Herbie Harper, trombone; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Harry Babasin, bass; Roy Harte, drums.
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, February 27, 1954
Jeepers Deepers (as Jeepers Leapers)
Dinah
Five Brothers
Herbstone
Summertime
Jive At Five
Herbie Harper, trombone; Bud Shank, alto, tenor, baritone sax; Marty Paich, piano, arranger; Harry Babasin, bass; Roy Harte, drums.
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, September 16, 1954
The New York City Ghost
Sanguine
Now Playing
The Happy Clown

Herbie Harper - Jazz In Hollywood  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2)

Herbie Harper, trombone; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Harry Babasin, bass; Roy Harte, drums; John Graas, arranger.
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, September 27, 1954
Patty (as Patti)
Julie Is Her Name
6/4 Mambo
Bananera
Indian Summer

1955

Herbie Harper  (Bethlehem BCP-1025)

Herbie Harper, trombone; Paul Saramento, tuba; Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor, baritone sax; Corky Hale, harp; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Harry Babasin, bass; Irv Cottler, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 25, 1955
Anything Goes
I'm Old Fashioned
My Romance (mistitled as I'll Take Romance)
Topsy

Various Artists - Trombone Bandstand  (Bethlehem BCP-6036)

Herbie Harper, trombone; Paul Saramento, tuba; Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor, baritone sax; Corky Hale, harp; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Harry Babasin, bass; Irv Cottler, drums.: same session.
Los Angeles, CA, January 25, 1955
How Deep Is The Ocean
Now You Know

Various Artists - Just For Variety - Bethlehem's Best, Volume Two  (Bethlehem BCP-83)

Herbie Harper, trombone; Paul Saramento, tuba; Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor, baritone sax; Corky Hale, harp; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Harry Babasin, bass; Irv Cottler, drums.: same session.
Los Angeles, CA, January 25, 1955
Angus
** part of Bethlehem EXLP-6.

Herbie Harper Quintet  (Tampa LP 11)

Herbie Harper, trombone; Bob Enevoldsen, tenor sax, valve trombone; Don Overburg, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Frank Capp, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, June 15, 1955
King Porter Stomp
Alone Together
Skull Cap
Pick Yourself Up
Jim's Tune
Don't Buck It
Juan Don
Adios
Godchild
Stars Fell On Alabama
** also issued on Tampa TP 25, TP 25 (later); V.S.O.P. #9, #9 CD entitled "Five Brothers". Chevorn CH-1.

Five Brothers  (V.S.O.P. #9 CD)

Herbie Harper, trombone; Bob Enevoldsen, tenor sax, valve trombone; Don Overburg, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Frank Capp, drums.: same session.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, June 15, 1955
Juan Don (alternate take) (as Don's Tune)
Godchild (alternate take)
Stars Fell On Alabama (alternate take)
** reissue of Tampa LP 11 entitled "Herbie Harper Quintet" + 3 bonus tracks.

1957

Herbie Harper Sextet!  (Mode MOD-LP 100)

Herbie Harper, trombone; Jay Corre, tenor sax; Marty Paich, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Frankie Capp, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, June, 1957
Jay's Tune
Little Orphan Annie
Chloe
Herbie Harper, trombone; Jay Corre, tenor sax; Marty Paich, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Let's Fall In Love
Skylark
Long Ago And Far Away
That's For Sure
** also issued on V.S.O.P. #49 CD.

Various Artists - Jazz City Presents Entertainment Bethlehem Jazz Session  (Bethlehem BCP-80)

Clora Bryant, Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Herbie Harper, trombone, leader; Herb Geller, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
"Jazz City", Los Angeles, CA, circa June, 1957
Lady Be Good

1981 (age 61)

Herbie Harper Revisited  (Sea Breeze SBD 101)

Herbie Harper, trombone; Jim Nichols, guitar; Bob Badgley, bass; Chuck Piscitello, drums.
Larrabee Sound Studios, North Hollywood, CA, May 6 & 7, 1981
Shadow Waltz
In A Sentimental Mood
Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now
My Inspiration
Little Girl Blue
All The Things You Are
Summertime

1989

The Herbie Harper-Bill Perkins Quintet - Two Brothers  (V.S.O.P. #80 CD)

Herbie Harper, trombone; Bill Perkins, tenor, baritone sax, flute; Larry Koonse, guitar; John Leitham, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.
Sherman Oaks, CA, September 14 & 15, 1989
Ziguener
The Touch Of Your Lips
The Wind
Mitch
Zingaro
Pieces Of Dreams
Remember
I Thought About You
Fred
Dirty Man