Les Hite Discography

1935 (age 32)

Les Hite And His Orchestra

George Orendorff, James Porter, Harold Scott, trumpet; Parker Berry, Sonny Craven, trombone; Marvin Johnson, Marshall Royal, alto sax; Les Hite, alto sax, director; Charlie Jones, tenor sax; Harvey Brooks, Henry Prince, piano; Bill Perkins, guitar; Joe Bailey, bass; Peppy Prince, drums #1, drums, vocals #2.
Los Angeles, CA, June 6, 1935
1. LA-373Chant Of Mustard GreenAmerican Record Corporation unissued
2. LA-374It Must Have Been A Dream-

Les Hite And His Orchestra

George Orendorff, James Porter, Harold Scott, trumpet; Parker Berry, Sonny Craven, trombone; Marvin Johnson, Marshall Royal, alto sax; Les Hite, alto sax, director; Charlie Jones, tenor sax; Harvey Brooks, Henry Prince, piano; Bill Perkins, guitar; Joe Bailey, bass; Peppy Prince, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1935
LA-1070No-One Is To BlameAmerican Record Corporation unissued
LA-1071Young Stuff-

1940

Les Hite And His Orchestra

Paul Campbell, Forrest Powell, Walter Williams, trumpet; Allen Durham, Britt Woodman, trombone; Floyd Turnham, alto sax; Les Hite, alto sax, director; Roger Hurd, Quedellis "Que" Martyn, tenor sax; Sol Moore, baritone sax; Nat Walker, piano; Frank Pasley, guitar; Al Morgan, bass; Oscar Bradley, drums; T-Bone Walker, vocals #3; Dudley Brooks, arranger.
NYC, June, 1940
1. US1850-1Waiting For YouVarsity 8396
2. US1851-1Board MeetingVarsity 8373
3. US1852-1T-Bone BluesVarsity 8391; Blue Note 530; Elite X-10
4. US1853-1The World Is Waiting For The SunriseVarsity 8373
5. US1854-1It Must Have Been A DreamVarsity 8391
6. US1855-1That's The LickVarsity 8396
* Varsity 8396   Les Hite - Waiting For You / That's The Lick
* Varsity 8373   Les Hite - Board Meeting / The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise
* Varsity 8391   Les Hite - T-Bone Blues / It Must Have Been A Dream
* Blue Note 530   T-Bone Walker - T-Bone Blues / Jimmy Shirley - Jimmy's Blues
* Elite X-10   T-Bone Walker - T-Bone Blues / no info

1941

Les Hite And His Orchestra

Paul Campbell, Forrest Powell, Walter Williams, trumpet; Allen Durham, Britt Woodman, trombone; Floyd Turnham, alto sax; Les Hite, alto sax, director; Roger Hurd, Quedellis "Que" Martyn, tenor sax; Sol Moore, baritone sax; Nat Walker, piano; Frank Pasley, guitar; Al Morgan, bass; Oscar Bradley, drums; Dudley Brooks, arranger.
NYC, March 6, 1941
062733-1The World Is Waiting For The SunriseBluebird B-11109
062734-1Board Meetin'-
062735-1That's The LickBluebird B-11210
062736-1T-Bone Blues-
* Bluebird B-11109   Les Hite - The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise / Board Meetin'
* Bluebird B-11210   Les Hite - That's The Lick / T-Bone Blues

1942

Les Hite And His Orchestra

Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Wilder, Walter Williams, trumpet; Alfred Cobbs, Leon Comegys, Allen Durham, trombone; John Brown, Floyd Turnham, alto sax; Roger Hurd, Quedellis "Que" Martyn, tenor sax; Sol Moore, baritone sax; Gerry Wiggins, piano; Frank Pasley, guitar; Benny Booker, bass; Oscar Bradley, drums; Jimmy Anderson, vocals #1,4; Les Hite, director.
NYC, circa January, 1942
1. W151I Remember YouHit 7001
2. W152Jersey Bounce-
3. W153IdahoHit 7002
4. W154One Dozen Roses-
* Hit 7001   Les Hite - I Remember You / Jersey Bounce
* Hit 7002   Les Hite - Idaho / One Dozen Roses