Herbie Harper Discography

1954 (age 34)

Herbie Harper Quintet

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)Nocturne NXP 1, NLP 1; Liberty LJH-6003; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
Dinah-
Five BrothersNocturne NXP 1, NLP 1; Liberty LJH-6003, LRP-3292; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
HerbstoneNocturne NXP 2, NLP 1; Liberty LJH-6003; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
Summertime-
Jive At FiveNocturne NXP 2, NLP 1; Liberty LJH-6003, LJH-6001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
* Liberty LJH-6003   Herbie Harper Featuring Bud Shank And Bob Gordon
* Liberty LRP-3292   Various Artists - Jazz Montage
* Liberty LJH-6001   Various Artists - Jazz In Hollywood
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2   Herbie Harper - Jazz In Hollywood
* Nocturne NLP 1   Herbie Harper Quintet Featuring Bob Gordon - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 1   Herbie Harper Quintet Featuring Bob Gordon - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 2   Herbie Harper Quintet Featuring Bob Gordon - Jazz In Hollywood Series

Herbie Harper Quintet

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 GhostNocturne NXP 11, NLP 7; Liberty LJH-6003; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
SanguineNocturne NXP 11, NLP 7; Liberty LJH-6003, LJH-6001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
Now PlayingNocturne NXP 12, NLP 7; Liberty LJH-6003; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
The Happy ClownLiberty LJH-6003; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
* Liberty LJH-6003   Herbie Harper Featuring Bud Shank And Bob Gordon
* Liberty LJH-6001   Various Artists - Jazz In Hollywood
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2   Herbie Harper - Jazz In Hollywood
* Nocturne NLP 7   Herbie Harper Quartet And Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 11   Herbie Harper Quartet And Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 12   Herbie Harper Quartet And Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series

Herbie Harper Quartet

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)Nocturne NXP 11, NLP 7; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
Julie Is Her Name-
6/4 MamboNocturne NXP 12, NLP 7; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
Bananera-
Indian Summer-
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2   Herbie Harper - Jazz In Hollywood
* Nocturne NLP 7   Herbie Harper Quartet And Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 11   Herbie Harper Quartet And Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 12   Herbie Harper Quartet And Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series

1955

Herbie Harper Octet

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 GoesBethlehem BCP-1025
I'm Old Fashioned-
My Romance (mistitled as I'll Take Romance)-
TopsyBethlehem BCP-1025, 45-11082
How Deep Is The OceanBethlehem BCP-1025, BCP-6036, 45-11082
Now You KnowBethlehem BCP-1025, BCP-6036
AngusBethlehem BCP-1025, BCP-83
* Bethlehem BCP-6036   Various Artists - Trombone Bandstand
* Bethlehem BCP-83   Various Artists - Just For Variety - Bethlehem's Best, Volume Two
= Bethlehem EXLP-6   Various Artists - Bethlehem's Best
* Bethlehem BCP-1025   Herbie Harper
* Bethlehem 45-11082   Herbie Harper - Topsy / How Deep Is The Ocean

Herbie Harper Quintet / Five Brothers

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 StompTampa EP 123, LP 11, SA 100
Alone TogetherTampa EP 125, LP 11
Skull Cap-
Pick Yourself UpTampa EP 123, LP 11
Jim's TuneTampa EP 124, LP 11
Don't Buck ItTampa EP 125, LP 11
Juan DonTampa EP 124, LP 11
AdiosTampa EP 123, LP 11
GodchildTampa EP 124, LP 11
Stars Fell On Alabama-
Juan Don (alternate take) (as Don's Tune)V.S.O.P. #9 CD
Godchild (alternate take)-
Stars Fell On Alabama (alternate take)-
* Tampa LP 11; Chevorn CH-1   Herbie Harper Quintet
= Tampa TP 25, TP 25 (later); V.S.O.P. #9, #9 CD   Five Brothers
* Tampa SA 100   Various Artists - Tampa Hi-Fi Sampler And Jazz Sampler (Double Sampler)
= Tampa TP 11   Various Artists - Jazz Americana - 35 Great Artists
* Tampa EP 123   Herbie Harper Quintet
* Tampa EP 125   Herbie Harper Quintet
* Tampa EP 124   Herbie Harper Quintet

1957

Herbie Harper Sextet

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 TuneMode MOD-LP 100
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-
* Mode MOD-LP 100; V.S.O.P. #49 CD   Herbie Harper Sextet!

The Swingers

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 GoodBethlehem BCP-80
* Bethlehem BCP-80   Various Artists - Jazz City Presents Entertainment Bethlehem Jazz Session

1981 (age 61)

Herbie Harper Quartet

Herbie Harper, trombone; Jim Nichols, guitar; Bob Badgley, bass; Chuck Piscitello, drums.
Larrabee Sound Studios, North Hollywood, CA, May 6 & 7, 1981
Shadow WaltzSea Breeze SBD 101
In A Sentimental Mood-
Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now-
My Inspiration-
Little Girl Blue-
All The Things You Are-
Summertime-
* Sea Breeze SBD 101   Herbie Harper Revisited

1989

Herbie Harper - Bill Perkins Quintet

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
ZiguenerV.S.O.P. #80 CD
The Touch Of Your Lips-
The Wind-
Mitch-
Zingaro-
Pieces Of Dreams-
Remember-
I Thought About You-
Fred-
Dirty Man-
* V.S.O.P. #80 CD   The Herbie Harper-Bill Perkins Quintet - Two Brothers