Jimmy Raney Discography

1953 (age 26)

Jimmy Raney Quintet

Stan Getz as Sven Coolson, tenor sax; Hall Overton, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Frank Isola, drums.
NYC, April 23, 1953
471SignalPrestige PRLP 156, PRLP 7255
472Lee-
473'Round Midnight-
474Motion-
* Prestige PRLP 7255; Original Jazz Classics OJC-654, OJCCD-654-2   Stan Getz - Early Stan
= Prestige PR 7434   Stan Getz - Jazz Classics
* Prestige PRLP 156   Jimmy Raney Plays

1954

Jimmy Raney Quartet

Sonny Clark, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Bobby White, drums.
Paris, France, February 6, 1954
Stella By StarlightVogue (F) LD 201, EPL 7042, (E) EPV 1003, (F) CLD 882; Xanadu 209
Pennies From HeavenVogue (F) LD 201, EPL 7042, (E) EPV 1003, (F) CLD 882; Pop (F) SPO 17069; Xanadu 209
You Go To My HeadVogue (F) LD 201, (E) EPV 1044; Xanadu 209
YesterdaysVogue (F) LD 201, EPL 7042, (E) EPV 1003, (F) CLD 882; Xanadu 209
There'll Never Be Another YouVogue (F) LD 201, (E) EPV 1003, (F) CLD 882; Xanadu 209
Body And SoulVogue (F) LD 201, EPL 7042, (E) EPV 1044, (F) CLD 882; Xanadu 209
Once In A WhileVogue (F) LD 201, (E) EPV 1044, (F) CLD 882; Xanadu 209
Body And Soul (alternate take)BMG (F) 74321 40935-2
Stella By Starlight (alternate take 1)-
Stella By Starlight (alternate take 2)-
There'll Never Be Another You (alternate take)-
Yesterdays (alternate take)-
* Vogue (F) CLD 882   Jimmy Raney - Guitaristic
* Xanadu 209   Jimmy Raney, Sonny Clark - Together
* BMG (F) 74321 40935-2   Jimmy Raney - Visits Paris, Vol. 1
* Vogue (F) LD 201   Jimmy Raney - Visits Paris
* Vogue (F) EPL 7042   Jimmy Raney Quartet
* Vogue (E) EPV 1003   Jimmy Raney Quartet
* Pop (F) SPO 17069   Various Artists - ABC Du Jazz, Vol. ? - ???
* Vogue (E) EPV 1044   Jimmy Raney Quartet

Jimmy Raney Ensemble

Roger Guerin, trumpet #3,4,6,8,11; Bobby Jaspar, tenor sax #1-5,7,10,12; Maurice Vander, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Jean-Marie Ingrand, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.
Paris, France, February 10, 1954
1.Tres ChouetteVogue (F) LD 194; Dawn DLP 1120
2.Imagination-
3.Dinah-
4.Love For SaleVogue (F) LD 194, CLD 882; Dawn DLP 1120
5.Have You Met Miss Jones-
6.What's New-
7.Fascinating RhythmVogue (F) LD 197; Dawn DLP 1120
8.Too Marvelous For WordsVogue (F) LD 197, CLD 882; Dawn DLP 1120
9.CherokeeVogue (F) LD 197; Dawn DLP 1120
10.Everything Happens To Me-
11.Night And DayVogue (F) LD 197, CLD 882; Dawn DLP 1120
12.Someone To Watch Over MeVogue (F) LD 197; Dawn DLP 1120
* Dawn DLP 1120   Jimmy Raney - Visits Paris
* Vogue (F) CLD 882   Jimmy Raney - Guitaristic
* Vogue (F) LD 194, (E) LDE 071   Jimmy Raney - Visits Paris, Vol. 1
* Vogue (F) LD 197, (E) LDE 097   Jimmy Raney - Visits Paris, Vol. 2

Jimmy Raney Quartet

Hall Overton, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Teddy Kotick, bass; Art Mardigan, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 28, 1954
578MinorNew Jazz NJEP 1701, NJLP 1101; Prestige PRLP 7089
579Some Other Spring-
580Double ImageNew Jazz NJEP 1702, NJLP 1101; Prestige PRLP 7089
581On The Square-
* Prestige PRLP 7089; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1706, OJCCD-1706-2   Jimmy Raney - A
* New Jazz NJLP 1101; Prestige PRLP 201   Jimmy Raney Quartet
* New Jazz NJEP 1701   Jimmy Raney Quartet
* New Jazz NJEP 1702   Jimmy Raney Quartet

Jimmy Raney Quintet

John Wilson, trumpet; Phil Woods, alto sax; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Bill Crow, bass; Joe Morello, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 11, 1954
602Stella By StarlightPrestige PREP 1359; New Jazz NJLP 1103; Prestige PR 7673
603Jo-AnneNew Jazz NJLP 1103; Prestige PR 7673
604Back And BlowPrestige PREP 1359; New Jazz NJLP 1103; Prestige PR 7673
605FiveNew Jazz NJLP 1103; Prestige PR 7673
* Prestige PR 7673; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1865-2   Phil Woods - Early Quintets
* New Jazz NJLP 1103; Prestige PRLP 203   Jimmy Raney Quintet
* Prestige PREP 1359   Jimmy Raney Ensemble

1955

Jimmy Raney Quintet

John Wilson, trumpet; Hall Overton, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Teddy Kotick, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 18, 1955
698Spring Is HerePrestige PRLP 199, PRLP 7089
699Tomorrow Fairly Cloudy-
700What's New-
701One More For The Mode-
* Prestige PRLP 7089; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1706, OJCCD-1706-2   Jimmy Raney - A
* Prestige PRLP 199   Jimmy Raney Quintet

Jimmy Raney Quintet

John Wilson, trumpet; Hall Overton, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Teddy Kotick, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums.: same personnel.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 8, 1955
707A Foggy DayPrestige PRLP 199, PRLP 7089
708Someone To Watch Over Me-
709Cross Your Heart-
710You Don't Know What Love Is-
* Prestige PRLP 7089; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1706, OJCCD-1706-2   Jimmy Raney - A
* Prestige PRLP 199   Jimmy Raney Quintet

Jimmy Raney Quintet

John Wilson, trumpet; Hall Overton, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Teddy Kotick, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums.: same personnel.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 4, 1955
Two Dreams Of SomaABC-Paramount ABC-109
Scholar's Mate-
Gone With The Wind-
Yesterdays-
* ABC-Paramount ABC-109   Jimmy Raney, Chuck Wayne, Joe Puma, Dick Garcia - The Four Most Guitars

1956

Jimmy Raney Quintet Featuring Bob Brookmeyer

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; John Williams, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, May 14, 1956
So In LoveABC-Paramount ABC-167
Last Night When We Were Young-
Up In Quincy's Room-
* ABC-Paramount ABC-167   Jimmy Raney In Three Attitudes

Jimmy Raney Quintet Featuring Al Cohn

Al Cohn, tenor sax; John Williams, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Whitey Mitchell, bass; Jack Edie, drums.
NYC, May 23, 1956
FanfareABC-Paramount ABC-167
Passport To Pimlico-
* ABC-Paramount ABC-167   Jimmy Raney In Three Attitudes

Jimmy Raney Quartet Featuring Red Mitchell

Hall Overton, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, June 15, 1956
Indian SummerABC-Paramount ABC-167
On The Rocks-
Strike Up The Band-
* ABC-Paramount ABC-167   Jimmy Raney In Three Attitudes

Jimmy Raney Quintet Featuring Bob Brookmeyer

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Dick Katz, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Teddy Kotick, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, July 23, 1956
Isn't It RomanticABC-Paramount ABC-129
How Long Has This Been Going On-
Get Off That Roof-
Jim's Tune-
* ABC-Paramount ABC-129   Jimmy Raney Featuring Bob Brookmeyer

Jimmy Raney Quintet Featuring Bob Brookmeyer

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Hank Jones, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Teddy Kotick, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, August 1, 1956
No Male For MeABC-Paramount ABC-129
The Flag Is Up-
No One But Me-
Too Late Now-
* ABC-Paramount ABC-129   Jimmy Raney Featuring Bob Brookmeyer

1957 (age 30)

Jimmy Raney Trio With Strings Trio

Gene Orloff, violin; Walter Trampler, viola; Charles McCracken, cello; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Peter Ind, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums.
September 5, 1957
Suite For Guitar Quintet: Homage To BartokMuse MR 5004
Suite For Guitar Quintet: Miracle On Main Street-
Suite For Guitar Quintet: Pari Passu-
Suite For Guitar Quintet: A La Belle Etoile-
Suite For Guitar Quintet: Finale: Presto-
* Muse MR 5004   Jimmy Raney - Strings & Swings

1964

Jimmy Raney Quintet

Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Jim Hall, Jimmy Raney, guitar; Steve Swallow, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, March 11 & 12, 1964
Hold MeMainstream 56013
A Primera VezMainstream 56013, MRL 358
Presente De Natal-
Morning Of The Carnival (as Carnival Day)-
Este Seu Olhar-
Betaminus-
Move It-
All Across The City-
Coisa Mais Linda-
How About YouMainstream 56013
* Mainstream 56013, S/6013   Jimmy Raney - Two Jims And Zoot
= Mainstream MDCD 726   Zoot Sims, Jimmy Raney, Jim Hall - Two Jims And Zoot
* Mainstream MRL 358   Zoot Sims, Jimmy Raney, Jim Hall - Otra Vez

1969 (age 42)

Jimmy Raney Quintet

Bobby Jones, tenor sax; Bob Lam, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Jack Brengle, bass; John Roy, drums.
"Port O'Call Gallery", Louisville, KY, April 11, 1969
Bernie's TuneMuse MR 5004
Darn That Dream-
Stella By Starlight-
'Round Midnight-
* Muse MR 5004   Jimmy Raney - Strings & Swings

1974

Jimmy Raney Trio

Jimmy Raney, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.
West Germany, July 21, 1974
MomentumMPS/BASF (G) 20 21757-4
Autumn Leaves-
The Best Things For You Is Me-
Nobody Else But Me-
We'll Be Together-
Just Friends-
* MPS/BASF (G) 20 21757-4   Jimmy Raney, Richard Davis, Alan Dawson - Momentum

1975

Jimmy Raney Trio

Jimmy Raney, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
NYC, September 2, 1975
I Love YouXanadu 116
Body And Soul-
It Could Happen To You-
Suzanne-
Get Out Of Town-
There Will Never Be Another You-
The End Of A Love Affair-
Dancing In The Dark-
* Xanadu 116   Jimmy Raney - The Influence

1976

Jimmy Raney Trio

Jimmy Raney, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Leroy Williams, drums.
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, April 12, 1976
How About YouXanadu 132
Darn That Dream-
Watch What Happens-
Stella By Starlight-
Here's That Rainy Day-
same session.
Just FriendsXanadu 201
* Xanadu 132   Jimmy Raney - Live In Tokyo
* Xanadu 201   Dolo Coker, Bob Mover, Barry Harris, Kenny Barron, Jimmy Raney, Al Cohn And Billy Mitchell - Anniversary

Jimmy Raney Trio

Jimmy Raney, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Leroy Williams, drums.: same personnel.
"Nakano Sun Plaza Hall", Tokyo, Japan, April 14, 1976
AnthropologyXanadu 132
Autumn Leaves-
Cherokee-
* Xanadu 132   Jimmy Raney - Live In Tokyo

1979 (age 52)

Jimmy Raney - Doug Raney Quartet

Doug Raney, Jimmy Raney, guitar; Michael Moore, bass; Billy Hart, drums.
April 19, 1979
Jonathan's WaltzSteepleChase (D) SCS-1118, SCCD-30006
Chelsea BridgeSteepleChase (D) SCS-1118
Stolen Moments-
How My Heart Sings-
I Should Care-
Samba Teekens-
Alone Together-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS-1118, SCCD-31118   Jimmy Raney & Doug Raney - Stolen Moments
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD-37031/32   Jimmy & Doug Raney - Guitar Moments
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD-30006   Various Artists - Players Place, Volume 1

Jimmy Raney - Doug Raney Duo

Doug Raney, Jimmy Raney, guitar.
April 21, 1979
Have You Met Miss JonesSteepleChase (D) SCS-1134
My One And Only Love-
Action-
Invitation-
It Might As Well Be Spring-
The Days Of Wine And Roses-
Oleo-
My Funny Valentine-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS-1134, SCCD-31134   Jimmy Raney, Doug Raney - Duets
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD-37031/32   Jimmy & Doug Raney - Guitar Moments

Jimmy Raney Trio

Jimmy Raney, guitar; Steve Rodby, bass; Mike Hyman, drums.
NYC, 1979
'Bout You And MeJA Records JA 1230
Autumn-
Hotel Grande-
Bb Blues For Wes-
Friends-
Nowhere-
Rhythm In Bb-
Like Somebody-
Confirmed-
Groove Blues In F-
* JA Records JA 1230   A Unique Way To Learn Ten Favourite Standards Of Jimmy Raney

1980

Jimmy Raney Quartet

Hank Jones, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Pierre Michelot, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
Black And Blue Open Air Studio, Nice, France, July 21, 1980
Chewish Chive And English BrickAhead (F) 33.756
Back Home Again In Indiana-
Au Privave-
Scrapple From The Apple-
You Don't Know What Love Is-
All The Things You Are-
Chasin' The Bird-
Back Home Again In Indiana (take 2)Black And Blue (F) 59.756 2
Chewish Chive And English Brick (take 2)-
* Ahead (F) 33.756; Black And Blue (F) 59.756 2   Jimmy Raney - Here's That Raney Day

1981

The Jimmy Raney Quartet Featuring Doug Raney

Doug Raney, Jimmy Raney, guitar; Jesper Lundgaard, bass; Eric Ineke, drums.
Hilversum, Netherlands, February 27, 1981
What Is This Thing Called LoveCriss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1001
This Is New-
My Shining Hour-
Peri's Scope-
Sweet And Lovely-
Chewish Chive And English Brick-
If I Should Lose You-
What Is This Thing Called Love (alternate take)Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1001 CD
Peri's Scope (alternate take)-
My Shining Hour (alternate take)-
Sweet And Lovely (alternate take)-
If I Should Lose You (alternate take)-
Chewish Chive And English Brick (alternate take)-
* Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1001, Criss 1001 CD   The Jimmy Raney Quartet - Raney '81

Jimmy Raney - Martial Solal Duo

Martial Solal, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar.
Paris, France, March 7, 1981
MotionStil (F) 0703 S 81
It Could Happen To You-
Just Friends-
Body And Soul-
The Date-
Almost Like Being In Love-
My Old Flame-
The Way You Look Tonight-
* Stil (F) 0703 S 81   Jimmy Raney, Martial Solal - The Date

1983

Jimmy Raney Quartet Featuring Kirk Lightsey

Kirk Lightsey, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Jesper Lundgaard, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.
Monster, Netherlands, February 16, 1983
The Song Is YouCriss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1009
Billie's Bounce-
Along Came Betty-
Just One Of Those Things-
It's Allright With Me-
Lament-
Tangerine-
The Song Is You (take 1)Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1009 CD
Tangerine (take 2)-
* Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1009, Criss 1009 CD   Jimmy Raney Quartet - The Master

Jimmy Raney - Doug Raney Duo

Doug Raney, Jimmy Raney, guitar.
March 7, 1983
There'll Never Be Another YouSteepleChase (D) SCS-1184
I Can't Get Started-
All God's Children Got Rhythm-
What's New-
Nardis-
Easy To Love-
CanonSteepleChase (D) SCCD-31184
* SteepleChase (D) SCS-1184, SCCD-31184   Jimmy Raney & Doug Raney - Nardis

1985

Jimmy Raney Trio With Tommy Flanagan And George Mraz

Tommy Flanagan, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; George Mraz, bass.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 30, 1985
Hasaan's DreamCriss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1019
Wisteria-
Ovals-
Out Of The Past-
I Could Write A Book-
Everything I Love-
* Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1019, Criss 1019 CD   Jimmy Raney Trio - Wisteria

1990 (age 63)

Jimmy Raney Trio Featuring George Mraz And Lewis Nash

Jimmy Raney, guitar; George Mraz, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.
NYC, December 5, 1990
Long Ago And Far AwayCriss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1065 CD
But Beautiful-
Indian Summer-
Someone To Watch Over Me-
I Get A Kick Out Of You-
Elegy For Ray Parker-
He Loves And She Loves-
The Way You Look Tonight-
Long Ago And Far Away (take 2)-
Blues Cycle-
All The Things You AreCriss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1019 CD
* Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1065 CD   Jimmy Raney Trio - But Beautiful
* Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1019 CD   Jimmy Raney Trio - Wisteria