Jimmy Raney Discography

1953 (age 26)

Jimmy Raney Quintet

Stan Getz as "Sven Coolson", tenor sax; Hall Overton, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Keith "Red" Mitchell, bass; Frank Isola, drums.

NYC, April 23, 1953

471SignalPrestige PRLP 156, PRLP 7255, P-24088
472Lee-
473Round 'Bout Midnight-
474Motion-

* Prestige PRLP 7255; Original Jazz Classics OJC-654, OJCCD-654-2   Stan Getz - Early Stan
= Prestige PR 7434, PRST 7434   Stan Getz - Jazz Classics
* Prestige P-24088   Stan Getz & Friends - Early Getz
* Prestige PRLP 156   Jimmy Raney Plays

1954

Leonard Feather Presents Jazz Club USA In Sweden Featuring Jimmy Raney All Stars

Gosta Theselius, tenor sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Simon Brehm, bass; Elaine Leighton, drums.

Stockholm, Sweden, January 13, 1954

mr603InventionMetronome (Swd) MEP 50; Prestige PRLP 179; EmArcy MG-36121; Xanadu 209; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-103

Gosta Theselius, tenor sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Elaine Leighton, drums.

mr604Jumping For JaneMetronome (Swd) MEP 63; Prestige PRLP 179; EmArcy MG-36121; Xanadu 209; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-103

Putte Wickman, clarinet; Bengt Hallberg as Bengt Halberg, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Elaine Leighton, drums.

mr605Indian SummerMetronome (Swd) MEP 63; Prestige PRLP 179; EmArcy MG-36121
mr606Darn That DreamMetronome (Swd) MEP 50; Prestige PRLP 179; EmArcy MG-36121; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-103

* EmArcy MG-36121   Jimmy Raney, George Wallington - Swingin' In Sweden
* Xanadu 209   Jimmy Raney, Sonny Clark - Together
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-103   Various Artists - Americans In Sweden 1949-1954 Vol. 2 - Stockholm Sweetnin'
* Prestige PRLP 179   Jimmy Raney All Stars - Leonard Feather Presents Jazz Club U.S.A. In Sweden
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 50; Esquire (E) EP-17   Various Artists - Leonard Feather Presents Swingin' In Sweden Vol. 1
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 63; Esquire (E) EP-45   Various Artists - Americans In Sweden

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 Featuring Hall Overton

Hall Overton, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Teddy Kotick as Teddy Koteck, 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   Jimmy Raney Quartet Featuring Hall Overton
= Prestige PRLP 201   -   not released
* New Jazz njEP 1701   Jimmy Raney Quartet
* New Jazz njEP 1702   Jimmy Raney Quartet

Jimmy Raney Ensemble Introducing Phil Woods And John Wilson

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 PRST 7673
603JoannePrestige prEP 1367 (earlier); New Jazz NJLP 1103; Prestige PRST 7673
604Back And BlowPrestige prEP 1359; New Jazz NJLP 1103; Prestige PRST 7673
605FivePrestige prEP 1367 (earlier); New Jazz NJLP 1103; Prestige PRST 7673

* Prestige PRST 7673; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1865-2   Phil Woods - Early Quintets
* New Jazz NJLP 1103   Jimmy Raney Ensemble Introducing Phil Woods And John Wilson
= Prestige PRLP 203   -   not released
* Prestige prEP 1359   Jimmy Raney Ensemble
* Prestige prEP 1367 (earlier)   Jimmy Raney Ensemble Vol. 2   not released

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 1955

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 1955

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 and 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