Mercury Records Discography: 1946

1946

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Kenny Dorham, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Raymond Orr, trumpet; Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine, trombone; Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons, tenor sax; Tate Houston, baritone sax; possibly Richard Ellington, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Bill McMahon, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocals.
NYC, January 3, 1946
NSC100I Only Have Eyes For YouNational 9076; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC103You're My EverythingNational 9052; EmArcy MG 36030; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC104I've Got To Pass Your HouseNational 9020; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC105The Jitney ManNational 9049; Savoy SJL 2214, SVY 17028
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band
* EmArcy MG 36030   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* Savoy SJL 1127   Billy Eckstine Sings
* Savoy SVY 17028   Kenny Dorham - Blues In Bebop
* National 9076   Billy Eckstine - I Only Have Eyes For You / Blues
* National 9052   Billy Eckstine - You're My Everything / Cool Breeze
* National 9020   Billy Eckstine - It Ain't Like That / I've Got To Pass Your House
* National 9049   Billy Eckstine - The Jitney Man / Sophisticated Lady

Dinah Washington With Gus Chappell's Orchestra

Willie Cook, Harry "Pee Wee" Jackson, trumpet; Gus Chappell, trombone; possibly Dave Young, tenor sax; possibly Rudy Martin, piano; possibly Bill Settles, bass; Oliver Coleman, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, January 14, 1946
201Embraceable YouMercury 2053, 8030, 1341x45, MG 25138, MG 20119
202-2I Can't Get Started With YouMercury 2052, EP 1-3023, MG 25060, MG 20120
203When A Woman Loves A ManMercury 2053, 8010, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
204Joy JuiceMercury 2052, (J) 18PJ-10052/54, 314 528 292-2
* Mercury MG 20119   Dinah Washington - Music For A First Love
* Mercury MG 20120   Dinah Washington - Music For Late Hours
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury MG 25138   Dynamic Dinah! - The Great Voice Of Dinah Washington
* Mercury MG 25060   Dinah Washington
* Mercury EP 1-3023   Presenting Dinah Washington
* Mercury 1341x45   Dinah Washington - Embraceable You / What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry
= Mercury A 135x45   Dynamic Dinah - The Great Voice Of Dinah Washington
* Mercury 2053   Dinah Washington - Embraceable You / When A Woman Loves A Man
* Mercury 8030   Dinah Washington - Embraceable You / That's Why A Woman Loves A Heel
* Mercury 2052   Dinah Washington - I Can't Get Started With You / Joy Juice
* Mercury 8010   Dinah Washington - When A Woman Loves A Man / Oo Wee Walkie Talkie

Ted Nash Quintet

Joe Thomas, trumpet; Ted Nash, tenor sax; Geoff Clarkson, piano; Trigger Alpert, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Marie Bryant, vocals #2,3.
NYC, January 25, 1946
1. HL117-2The Girl In My Dreams Tries To Look Like YouKeynote K628; EmArcy MG 36023; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
2. HL118-3A Pocketful Of DreamsKeynote K628; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
3. HL119-4On The Sunny Side Of The StreetMercury MG 20016, (J) 18PJ-1051/71
4. HL120-3Wick's KicksKeynote K656; Mercury 1099, MG 20016; EmArcy MG 26026, EP 1-6043; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* EmArcy MG 36023   Various Artists - Battle Of The Saxes
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Mercury MG 20016   Various Artists - Tenor Jazz
* EmArcy MG 26026   Various Artists - Holiday In Sax
* EmArcy EP 1-6043   Various Artists - Reeds Featuring Coleman Hawkins
* Keynote K628   Ted Nash - The Girl In My Dreams / I've Got A Pocketful Of Dreams
* Keynote K656   Cozy Cole, Ted Nash - They Didn't Believe Me / Wick's Kicks
= Keynote K136   Various Artists - Tenor Jazz
* Mercury 1099   Cozy Cole - They Didn't Believe Me / Wick's Kicks

Pete Johnson's All Stars

Hot Lips Page, trumpet; J.C. Higginbotham, trombone; Albert Nicholas, clarinet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Pete Johnson, piano; Jimmy Shirley, guitar; Al Hall, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
NYC, January 31, 1946
NSC110Ben Rides OutNational 4008; EmArcy MG 36023; Savoy MG 14018, SJL 2218
-Ben Rides Out (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2218
NSC111Page Mr. TrumpetNational 4007; EmArcy MG 36017; Savoy MG 14018, SJL 2218
-Page Mr. Trumpet (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2218
NSC112J.C. From K.C.National 4006; EmArcy EP 1-6131, MG 36038; Savoy MG 14018, SJL 2218
NSC113Pete's HousewarmingNational 4005; Savoy SJL 2218
* EmArcy MG 36023   Various Artists - Battle Of The Saxes
* Savoy MG 14018   Pete Johnson - House Rent Party
= Savoy MG 12199   Pete Johnson - Pete's Blues
* Savoy SJL 2218   Various Artists - All Star Swing Groups
* EmArcy MG 36017   Various Artists - Trumpet Interlude
* EmArcy MG 36038   Various Artists - Boning Up The 'Bones
* EmArcy EP 1-6131   Various Artists - Boning Up On 'Bones
* National 4008   Pete Johnson - Ben Rides Out / Mr. Clarinet Knocks Twice
* National 4007   Pete Johnson - Mutiny In The Doghouse / Page Mr. Trumpet
* National 4006   Pete Johnson - Mr. Drum Meets Mr. Piano / J.C. From K.C.
* National 4005   Pete Johnson - Pete's Housewarming / Pete's Lonesome Blues

Buddy Rich And His Orchestra

Paul Cohn, Bitsy Mullens, Jim Pupa, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Sam Hyster, Johnny Mandel, Earl Swope, trombone; Romeo Penque, alto sax; George Berg, Mick Blanos, tenor sax; Sid Brown, baritone sax; Tony Nichols, piano; Lenny Mirabella, guitar; Joe Shulman, bass; Buddy Rich, drums, vocals; Dorothy Reid, vocals #2,4.
NYC, February 5, 1946
1. 213-1Dateless BrownMercury 2068, 5022; EmArcy MG 36071, EMS 2-402
2. 214-1/2You've Got Me Crying AgainMercury 2060
3. 215-1/2Desperate DesmondMercury 2060, 5022; EmArcy MG 36071, EMS 2-402
4. 216-1It Couldn't Be TrueMercury 2068
* EmArcy MG 36071   Various Artists - Vol. 8 - The Jazz Giants - Drum Role
* EmArcy EMS 2-402   Buddy Rich - Both Sides
* Mercury 2068, 3001   Buddy Rich - It Couldn't Be True / Dateless Brown
* Mercury 5022, 5022x45   Buddy Rich - Dateless Brown / Desperate Desmond
* Mercury 2060, 3012   Buddy Rich - You've Got Me Crying Again / Desperate Desmond

Rex Stewart And His Rextet

Rex Stewart, cornet #1,2, cornet, vocals #3,4; Stafford Simon, trumpet; Sandy Williams, trombone; Pete Clark, tenor sax; Mike Colucchio, piano; Wilson Myers, bass, vocals #1, bass #2-4; Bazeley "Bay" Perry, drums.
NYC, February 8, 1946
1. 236-1B.O. BluesMercury 8008
2. -Boy Meets HornMercury 8001
3. 237-1Jug Blues-
4. 239That's RhythmMercury 8008
* Mercury 8008   Rex Stewart - B.O. Blues / That's Rhythm
* Mercury 8001   Rex Stewart - Boy Meets Horn / Jug Blues

The Keynoters

Willie Smith, alto sax; Nat King Cole, piano; Red Callender, bass; Jackie Mills, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, February 16, 1946
HL121-1I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL121-2-Mercury EP 1-3095; EmArcy MG 26000, EP 1-6007, MG 36050; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL122-1The Way You Look TonightMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL122-4-Keynote K629; Mercury MG 25075, EP 1-3095; EmArcy MG 26000, EP 1-6007, MG 36050; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL123-1Airness A La NatMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL123-2-Keynote K629; Mercury MG 25075, EP 1-3095; EmArcy MG 26000, EP 1-6007; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL124-3My Old FlameEmArcy MG 26000, EP 1-6007; Mercury EP 1-3095, (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* EmArcy MG 36050   Various Artists - Vol. 3 - The Jazz Giants - Reeds, Part 1
* EmArcy MG 26000   Willie Smith And His Friends - Relaxing After Hours
* Mercury MG 25075   Alto Sax Artistry Featuring Willie Smith
* EmArcy EP 1-6007   Willie Smith - Relaxing After Hours
* Keynote K629   The Keynoters - The Way You Look Tonight / Airiness A La Nat
* Mercury EP 1-3095   The Keynoters (no details)

Babe Russin Quartet

Babe Russin, tenor sax; Arnold Ross, piano; Red Callender, bass; Jackie Mills, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, February 20, 1946
HL125-4Like Someone In LoveKeynote K630; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL126-5All The Things You Are-
HL127-4I Heard You Cry Last NightMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL128-2Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart-
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Keynote K630   Babe Russin - Like Someone In Love / All The Things You Are

Mannie Klein All Stars

Mannie Klein, trumpet; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Skitch Henderson, piano; George Van Eps, guitar; Artie Shapiro, bass; Jackie Mills, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, February 22, 1946
HL129-5Give Me Something To Remember You ByMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL130-2After You've Gone-
HL131-1Bei Mir Bist Du SchonKeynote K631; EmArcy MG 36017
HL132-2At SundownKeynote K631
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* EmArcy MG 36017   Various Artists - Trumpet Interlude
* Keynote K631   Mannie Klein - At Sundown / Bei Mir Bist Du Schon

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, Raymond Orr, trumpet; Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine, trombone; Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Josh Jackson, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; possibly Jimmy Golden, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Bill McMahon, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocals.
NYC, February, 1946
NSC114BlueNational 9018; EmArcy EP 1-6041, MG 26025, MG 36029; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC115Second Balcony JumpNational 9018; EmArcy MG 36016; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC116Gloomy SundayNational 9037; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC117Tell Me Pretty BabyNational 9019; EmArcy EP 1-6041, MG 26025, MG 36029; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214
* EmArcy MG 36029   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* Regent MG 6054   Billy Eckstine - My Deep Blue Dream
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band
* EmArcy MG 36016   Various Artists - The Advance Guard Of The '40s
* Regent MG 6053   Billy Eckstine - The Duke, The Blues And Me
* EmArcy MG 26025   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* EmArcy EP 1-6041   Billy Eckstine - Billy's Blues
* National 9018   Billy Eckstine - Blue / Second Balcony Jump
* National 9037   Billy Eckstine - Gloomy Sunday / In The Still Of The Night
* National 9019   Billy Eckstine - You Call It Madness / Tell Me Pretty Baby

Babe Russin Quintet

Babe Russin, tenor sax; Tommy Todd, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Jud De Naut, bass; Jackie Mills, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, March 8, 1946
HL134Easy To LoveEmArcy MG 36023, EP 1-6126; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL135Whitsett (aka 5054 Whitsett)Keynote K654; Mercury 1097, MG 20016; EmArcy MG 26026, EP 1-6042; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* EmArcy MG 36023   Various Artists - Battle Of The Saxes
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Mercury MG 20016   Various Artists - Tenor Jazz
* EmArcy MG 26026   Various Artists - Holiday In Sax
* EmArcy EP 1-6126   Various Artists - Battle Of The Saxes
* EmArcy EP 1-6042   Various Artists - Holiday In Sax
* Keynote K654   Corky Corcoran, Babe Russin - You Know It / 5054 Whitsett
= Keynote K136   Various Artists - Tenor Jazz
* Mercury 1097   Corky Corcoran, Emmett Berry - You Know It / Whitsett (aka 5054 Whitsett)

Herbie Haymer's Orchestra

Clyde Hurley, trumpet; Heinie Beau, clarinet; Herbie Haymer, tenor sax; Tommy Todd, piano; Dave Barbour, guitar; Phil Stephens, bass; Nick Fatool, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, March 30, 1946
HL138I Saw StarsKeynote K640; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL139Sweet And Lovely-
HL140China BoyKeynote K655; Mercury 1098, MG 20016; EmArcy MG 26026, EP 1-6042; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Mercury MG 20016   Various Artists - Tenor Jazz
* EmArcy MG 26026   Various Artists - Holiday In Sax
* EmArcy EP 1-6042   Various Artists - Holiday In Sax
* Keynote K640   Herbie Haymer - I Saw Stars / Sweet And Lovely
* Keynote K655   Coleman Hawkins - Under A Blanket Of Blue / Herbie Haymer - China Boy
= Keynote K136   Various Artists - Tenor Jazz
* Mercury 1098   Coleman Hawkins - Under A Blanket Of Blue / Herbie Haymer - China Boy

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, Raymond Orr, trumpet; Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine, trombone; Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Josh Jackson, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; possibly Jimmy Golden, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Bill McMahon, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocals.
NYC, March, 1946
NSC122Love Is The ThingNational 9125; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC123Without A SongNational 9061; EmArcy EP 1-6116, MG 36010; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC124Cool BreezeNational 9052, 9132; EmArcy MG 36038; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC125Don't Take Your Love From MeNational 9023; Savoy SJL 2214
* Regent MG 6054   Billy Eckstine - My Deep Blue Dream
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band
* EmArcy MG 36010   Billy Eckstine - I Surrender, Dear
* EmArcy MG 36038   Various Artists - Boning Up The 'Bones
* EmArcy EP 1-6116   Billy Eckstine - ???
* National 9125   Billy Eckstine - Oo Bop Sh' Bam / Love Is The Thing
* National 9061   Billy Eckstine - Without A Song / Say It Isn't So
* National 9052   Billy Eckstine - You're My Everything / Cool Breeze
* National 9132   Billy Eckstine - Cool Breeze / Serenade In Blue
* National 9023   Billy Eckstine - All The Things You Are / Don't Take Your Love From Me

Clyde Hurley And His Orchestra

Clyde Hurley, trumpet; Murray McEachern, alto sax; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Tommy Todd, piano; Dave Barbour, guitar; Artie Bernstein, bass; Nick Fatool, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 3, 1946
HL141-3I've Got A Feeling I'm FallingMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL142-3Dancing On The Ceiling-
HL143-1Out Of NowhereKeynote K633; EmArcy MG 36018, EP 1-6128; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL144-3On The TrailKeynote K633; EmArcy MG 36017; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* EmArcy MG 36018   Various Artists - Alto Altitude
* EmArcy MG 36017   Various Artists - Trumpet Interlude
* EmArcy EP 1-6128   Various Artists - Alto Altitude
* Keynote K633   Clyde Hurley - On The Trail / Out Of Nowhere

Dinah Washington With Gerald Wilson Orchestra

Gerald Wilson, Snooky Young, trumpet; Melba Liston, James Robinson, trombone; Clyde Dunn, Vernon Slater, tenor sax; Maurice Simon, baritone sax; Jimmy Bunn, piano; unknown, bass; Henry Green, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; Rene Hall, arranger.
Chicago, IL, April 6, 1946
392Oo Wee Walkie TalkieMercury 8010; EmArcy 814 184-1; Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
393The Man I LoveMercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
394You Didn't Want Me Then-
* EmArcy 814 184-1   Dinah Washington - A Slick Chick (On The Mellow Side)
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* Mercury 8010   Dinah Washington - When A Woman Loves A Man / Oo Wee Walkie Talkie

Juan Tizol And His Orchestra

Dick Cathcart, trumpet; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax #1-3, alto sax, vocals #4; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Arnold Ross, piano; Irving Ashby, guitar; Ed Mihelich, bass; Nick Fatool, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 7, 1946
1. HL149-2Keb-LahKeynote K649; EmArcy MG 36038; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
2. HL150-2The Sphinx-
3. HL151-3ZanzibarKeynote K635; EmArcy MG 36038; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
4. HL152-1You Can't Have Your Cake And Eat ItKeynote K635; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* EmArcy MG 36038   Various Artists - Boning Up The 'Bones
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Keynote K649   Juan Tizol - Keb-Lah / The Sphinx
* Keynote K635   Juan Tizol - Zanzibar / You Can't Have Your Cake And Eat It

Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings

Gene Ammons, tenor sax #1-4; Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Jack Cooley, drums; Mildred Anderson, vocals #1,2.
Chicago, IL, April 8, 1946
1. 328-1Doin' The Boogie WoogieMercury 8007, 314 528 292-2
2. 328-4-Mercury 8007 (alt.)
3. 329-1Lady Be GoodMercury 8115
4. 330Mr. Bell Boogie (Suitcase Blues)Mercury 314 528 292-2
5. 331-1Boogie Woogie At The Civic OperaMercury 8007 (alt.), 801x45, 8210, MG 25012
6. 331-4-Mercury 8007
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury MG 25012   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Piano
* Mercury 801x45   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie At The Civic Opera / Swanee River Boogie
= Mercury A 1001x45   Albert Ammons
* Mercury 8007   Albert Ammons - Doin' The Boogie Woogie / Boogie Woogie At The Civic Opera
* Mercury 8007 (alt.)   Albert Ammons - Doin' The Boogie Woogie / Boogie Woogie At The Civic Opera (some pressings)
* Mercury 8115   Albert Ammons - Lady Be Good / Mr. Bell Boogie
* Mercury 8210, 8210x45   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie At The Civic Opera / Swanee River Boogie

Erroll Garner Trio

Erroll Garner, piano; Red Callender, bass; Nick Fatool, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 9, 1946
332-1Full Moon And Empty ArmsMercury 1033, MG 20009, MG 25157; EmArcy EP 1-6073, MG 36049
333-1/2FrantonalityMercury 5008, MG 25157; EmArcy EP 1-6073; Mercury MG 20662
334-1If I Loved YouMercury 1034, A 159x45, MG 20009, MG 25157; EmArcy MG 36049
335-1For YouMercury 1034, MG 20009, MG 25117
* Mercury MG 20009   Errol Garner - At The Piano
* EmArcy MG 36049   Various Artists - Vol. 2 - The Jazz Giants - The Piano Players
* Mercury MG 20662, SR 60662   Erroll Garner - Plays Misty
* Mercury MG 25157; EmArcy MG 26042   Erroll Garner - Gone With Garner
* Mercury MG 25117   Erroll Garner - At The Piano
* EmArcy EP 1-6073   Erroll Garner - Gone With Garner
* Mercury A 159x45   Erroll Garner - Gone With Garner
* Mercury 1033, 1033x45   Erroll Garner - Frantonality / Memories Of You
= Mercury A 24   Erroll Garner And His Piano
* Mercury 5008, 5008x45   Erroll Garner - Frantonality / Where Or When
* Mercury 1034, 1034x45   Erroll Garner - If I Loved You / For You
= Mercury A 24   Erroll Garner And His Piano

Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz

Phil Napoleon, trumpet; Lou McGarity, trombone; Joe Dixon, clarinet; Frank Signorelli, piano; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Felix Giobbe, bass; Tony Spargo, drums.
NYC, April 10, 1946
SWFD10-1At The Jazz Band BallMercury MG 25078; EmArcy EP 1-6016, MG 36033
SWFD10-2Clarinet MarmaladeMercury MG 25078; EmArcy EP 1-6015, MG 36033
SWFD10-3Little Emperor BluesMercury MG 25078; EmArcy EP 1-6016, MG 36033
SWFD10-4Muskrat RambleMercury MG 25078; EmArcy EP 1-6015, MG 36033
* EmArcy MG 36033   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz - Dixieland Classics
* Mercury MG 25078; EmArcy MG 26008   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz - Dixieland Classics, Vol. 1
* EmArcy EP 1-6016   Phil Napoleon - Music From Dixie
* EmArcy EP 1-6015   Phil Napoleon - Dixieland Classics, Vol. 1

Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz

Phil Napoleon, trumpet; Lou McGarity, trombone; Peanuts Hucko, clarinet; Frank Signorelli, piano; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Felix Giobbe, bass; Tony Spargo, drums.
NYC, April 12, 1946
SWFD12-5Fidgety FeetMercury MG 25078; EmArcy EP 1-6016, MG 36033
SWFD12-6Nobody's SweetheartMercury MG 25078; EmArcy EP 1-6015, MG 36033
SWFD12-7Royal Garden Blues-
SWFD12-8Tigar RagMercury MG 25078; EmArcy EP 1-6016, MG 36033
* EmArcy MG 36033   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz - Dixieland Classics
* Mercury MG 25078; EmArcy MG 26008   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz - Dixieland Classics, Vol. 1
* EmArcy EP 1-6016   Phil Napoleon - Music From Dixie
* EmArcy EP 1-6015   Phil Napoleon - Dixieland Classics, Vol. 1

Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz

Phil Napoleon, trumpet; Vernon Brown, trombone; Sal Franzella, clarinet; Frank Signorelli, piano; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Felix Giobbe, bass; Tony Spargo, drums #1-3, drums, vocals #4.
NYC, April 16, 1946
1. SWFE16-15Sensation RagMercury MG 25079; EmArcy EP 1-6017, MG 36033
2. SWFE16-16Livery Stable BluesMercury MG 25079; EmArcy EP 1-6018, MG 36055
3. SWFE16-17That's A Plenty-
4. SWFE16-18Sister KateMercury MG 25079; EmArcy EP 1-6017, MG 36033
* EmArcy MG 36033   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz - Dixieland Classics
* EmArcy MG 36055   Various Artists - Vol. 7 - The Jazz Giants - Dixieland
* Mercury MG 25079; EmArcy MG 26009   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz - Dixieland Classics, Vol. 2
* EmArcy EP 1-6017   Phil Napoleon - Dixieland Classics, Vol. 2
* EmArcy EP 1-6018   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz (no details)

Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz

Phil Napoleon, trumpet; Vernon Brown, trombone; Sal Franzella, clarinet; Frank Signorelli, piano; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Felix Giobbe, bass; Tony Spargo, drums.
NYC, April 17, 1946
SWFE17-19Satanic BluesMercury MG 25079; EmArcy EP 1-6018, MG 36055
SWFE17-20I'll Never Be The SameMercury MG 25079; EmArcy EP 1-6017, MG 36033
SWFE17-21South Rampart Street Parade-
SWFE17-22Bugle Call RagMercury MG 25079; EmArcy EP 1-6018, MG 36055
* EmArcy MG 36055   Various Artists - Vol. 7 - The Jazz Giants - Dixieland
* EmArcy MG 36033   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz - Dixieland Classics
* Mercury MG 25079; EmArcy MG 26009   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz - Dixieland Classics, Vol. 2
* EmArcy EP 1-6017   Phil Napoleon - Dixieland Classics, Vol. 2
* EmArcy EP 1-6018   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz (no details)

Benny Carter Quintet

Benny Carter, alto sax; Sonny White, piano; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946
HL153-1MoonglowMercury 830 965-2
HL153-2-Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71, 830 965-2
HL153-4-Mercury 830 965-2
HL154-1Give Me Something To Remember You By-
HL154-3-Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71, 830 965-2
HL155-1Lady Be GoodMercury 830 965-2
HL155-2--
HL155-3-Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71, 830 965-2
HL156-1Deep PurpleMercury 830 965-2
HL156-3--
HL156-5-Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71, 830 965-2
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Mercury 830 965-2   The Essential Keynote Collection 7 - The Complete Benny Carter

Bernie Leighton Quintet

Peanuts Hucko, clarinet; Bernie Leighton, piano; Hy White, guitar; Trigger Alpert, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
NYC, April 29, 1946
KRW8Waiting For LeightonKeynote K645
* Keynote K645   Bernie Leighton - Waitin' For Leighton / I See Your Face Before Me
= Keynote K133   Bernie Leighton - Piano

Marie Bryant

Peanuts Hucko, clarinet; Bernie Leighton, piano; Hy White, guitar; Trigger Alpert, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Marie Bryant, vocals; The Midtowners, vocal group.
NYC, April 29, 1946
KRW6Blue SkiesKeynote K632
KRW7Ice Cream Brick-
* Keynote K632   Marie Bryant - Blue Skies / Ice Cream Brick

Arnold Ross Quintet

Benny Carter, alto sax; Arnold Ross, piano; Allan Reuss, guitar; Artie Bernstein, bass; Nick Fatool, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April, 1946
HL145-1The Moon Is LowMercury 830 965-2
HL145-2-Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71, 830 965-2
HL145-4-EmArcy MG 26029; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71, 830 965-2
HL146-1Stairway To The StarsKeynote K648; EmArcy MG 26029; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71, 830 965-2
HL147-2Bye Bye BluesMercury 830 965-2
HL147-3--
HL147-4-Keynote K648; EmArcy MG 26029; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71, 830 965-2
HL148-1I Don't Know Why I Love You, Like I DoEmArcy MG 26029; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71, 830 965-2
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Mercury 830 965-2   The Essential Keynote Collection 7 - The Complete Benny Carter
* EmArcy MG 26029   Arnold Ross, Lennie Tristano - Holiday In Piano
* Keynote K648   Arnold Ross - Stairway To The Stars / Bye Bye Blues

Bill Harris And His New Music

Bill Harris, valve trombone; Ted Wheeler, flute; Salvatore Delegge, John LaPorta, clarinet; Mickey Folus, bass clarinet; Ralph Burns, piano, arranger; George Barnes, guitar; Chubby Jackson, bass; Barrett Deems, drums.
Chicago, IL, May 6, 1946
HL157-3Everything Happens To MeKeynote K634; EmArcy MG 36038; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL158-2FrustrationMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL158-5-Keynote K634; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* EmArcy MG 36038   Various Artists - Boning Up The 'Bones
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Keynote K634   Bill Harris - Everything Happens To Me / Frustration

Clyde McCoy And His Orchestra

Clyde McCoy, trumpet; Billie Jane Bennett, vocals #2,4; unidentified orchestra.
Detroit, MI, May 11, 1946
1. 1715-2/P5Sugar BluesMercury 5118, MG 25034, EP 1-3054, MG 20110, MG 20583
2. 1716/P6Tear It DownMercury 5559, MG 25034, EP 1-3054, MG 20110
3. 1717/P7Basin Street BluesMercury MG 25034, EP 1-3054, MG 20110
4. 1718/P8Put That Ring On My Fingerunissued
* Mercury MG 20110   Dancing To The Blues With Clyde McCoy
* Mercury MG 20583, SR 60249   Various Artists - More Golden Goodies - Songs That Sold A Million
* Mercury MG 25034   Clyde McCoy - Sugar Blues
* Mercury EP 1-3054   Clyde McCoy - ???
* Mercury 5118   Clyde McCoy - Sugar Blues / 'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
* Mercury 5559   Clyde McCoy - Tear It Down / Stormy Weather

Ann Hathaway With Ellis Larking And His Orchestra

Irving "Mouse" Randolph, trumpet; Henderson Chambers, trombone; Edmond Hall, clarinet; Ellis Larkins, piano; Eugene Fields, guitar; Al Hall, bass; Jimmy Crawford, drums; Ann Hathaway, vocals.
NYC, June 20, 1946
KVH1Come Rain Or Come ShineKeynote K641; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
KVH4Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea-
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Keynote K641   Ann Hathaway - Come Rain Or Come Shine / Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

Clyde McCoy And His Orchestra

Clyde McCoy, trumpet; Billie Jane Bennett, vocals #4; unidentified orchestra.
Detroit, MI, June 29, 1946
1. 1719/P88At SundownMercury MG 25034, MG 20110
2. 1720/P89'Way Down Yonder In New OrleansMercury 5118, MG 25034, EP 1-3179, MG 20110
3. 1721/P90There's Good Blues TonightMercury MG 25034
4. 1722-1/P91Oh Baby What You Do To MeMercury 5136, MG 25141, EP 1-3179, MG 20110
* Mercury MG 20110   Dancing To The Blues With Clyde McCoy
* Mercury MG 25034   Clyde McCoy - Sugar Blues
* Mercury MG 25141   Clyde McCoy - Date For Dancing
* Mercury EP 1-3179   Clyde McCoy - Late For Dancing
* Mercury 5118   Clyde McCoy - Sugar Blues / 'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
* Mercury 5136   Clyde McCoy - Mississippi Mud / Oh Baby What You Do To Me

Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings

Gene Ammons, tenor sax #4-6; Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Jack Cooley, drums #1-3,7, drums, vocals #4-6.
Chicago, IL, July 2, 1946
1. 430-1Swanee River BoogieMercury 8022
2. 430-3-Mercury 8022 (alt.1), 8210, A 801x45, 70158, MG 25012, EP 1-3044
3. 430-6-Mercury 8022 (alt.2)
4. 431-1Why I'm Leaving YouMercury 8140
5. 432-3I Don't Want To See You (If You Can't See You By Myself)Mercury 8022
6. 432-4-Mercury 8022 (alt.1), 70158
7. 433-1Red Sails In The SunsetMercury 8205
* Mercury MG 25012   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Piano
* Mercury EP 1-3044   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Piano
* Mercury 8022   Albert Ammons - Swanee River Boogie / I Don't Want To See You
* Mercury 8022 (alt.1)   Albert Ammons - Swanee River Boogie / I Don't Want To See You (some pressings)
* Mercury 8210, 8210x45   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie At The Civic Opera / Swanee River Boogie
* Mercury 70158, 70158x45   Albert Ammons - Swanee River Boogie / I Don't Want To See You
* Mercury 8022 (alt.2)   Albert Ammons - Swanee River Boogie / I Don't Want To See You (some pressings)
* Mercury 8140   Albert Ammons - Why I'm Leaving You
* Mercury 8205   Albert Ammons - Red Sails In The Sunset / Margie
* Mercury A 801x45   Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings (no details)

Erroll Garner Trio

Erroll Garner, piano; Red Callender, bass; Lou Singer, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, July 14, 1946
450-1Memories Of YouMercury 1033, MG 20009, MG 25117
451-1Blue SkiesMercury 1032, MG 20009, MG 25117
452-1Don't Blame MeMercury 1032, MG 20009, MG 25157, EP 1-3168
453-1/2Where Or WhenMercury 5008, MG 20662
* Mercury MG 20009   Errol Garner - At The Piano
* Mercury MG 20662, SR 60662   Erroll Garner - Plays Misty
* Mercury MG 25117   Erroll Garner - At The Piano
* Mercury MG 25157; EmArcy MG 26042   Erroll Garner - Gone With Garner
* Mercury 1033, 1033x45   Erroll Garner - Frantonality / Memories Of You
= Mercury A 24   Erroll Garner And His Piano
* Mercury 1032, 1032x45   Erroll Garner - Blue Skies / Don't Blame Me
= Mercury A 24   Erroll Garner And His Piano
* Mercury 5008, 5008x45   Erroll Garner - Frantonality / Where Or When
* Mercury EP 1-3168   Erroll Garner Trio (no details)

Bernie Leighton Quartet

Bernie Leighton, piano; Hy White, guitar; Trigger Alpert, bass; Dave Tough, drums.
NYC, August 9, 1946
HL159-1Beyond The MoonKeynote K643; Mercury MG 25068, (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL160-2Have You Met Miss JonesKeynote K644; Mercury MG 25068, (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL161-2I See Your Face Before MeKeynote K645; Mercury MG 25068, (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL162-3Moten SwingKeynote K644; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL163-2Things Are Looking UpKeynote K643; Mercury MG 25068, (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Mercury MG 25068   Bernie Leighton, Johnny Guarnieri - Piano Contrasts
= EmArcy MG 26018   Johnny Guarnieri, Bernie Leighton - Piano Stylings
* Keynote K643   Bernie Leighton - Beyond The Moon / Things Are Looking Up
= Keynote K133   Bernie Leighton - Piano
* Keynote K644   Bernie Leighton - Have You Met Miss Jones / Moten Swing
= Keynote K133   Bernie Leighton - Piano
* Keynote K645   Bernie Leighton - Waitin' For Leighton / I See Your Face Before Me
= Keynote K133   Bernie Leighton - Piano

Julia Lee With Tommy Douglas Orchestra

Clarence Davis, trumpet; Tommy Douglas, clarinet, alto sax; Harry Ferguson, Freddie Gulliver, tenor sax; Julia Lee, piano, vocals; Efferge Ware, guitar; Ben Curtis, bass; Sam "Baby" Lovett, drums.
Kansas City, KS, August 16, 1946
280If It's GoodMercury 8005, 314 528 292-2
281Show Me Missouri Blues-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8005   Julia Lee - If It's Good / Show Me Missouri Blues

Joe Thomas And His Orchestra

Joe Thomas, trumpet; Tyree Glenn, trombone; Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Jerry Jerome, tenor sax; Bernie Leighton, piano; Hy White, guitar; Billy Taylor, bass; Lee Abrams, drums.
NYC, August 16, 1946
HL164-3You Can Depend On MeKeynote K642; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL165-2She Didn't See MeEmArcy MG 36018; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL166-2Black ButterflyKeynote K642; Mercury MG 25074; EmArcy EP 1-6022; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL167-2PocatelloEmArcy MG 36017, EP 1-6129; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* EmArcy MG 36018   Various Artists - Alto Altitude
* EmArcy MG 36017   Various Artists - Trumpet Interlude
* Mercury MG 25074   Various Artists - Hot Trumpet Ensembles
= EmArcy MG 26015   Various Artists - Holiday In Trumpet
* EmArcy EP 1-6022   Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz
* EmArcy EP 1-6129   Various Artists - Trumpet Interlude
* Keynote K642   Joe Thomas - You Can Depend On Me / Black Butterfly

Julia Lee With Tommy Douglas Orchestra

Clarence Davis, trumpet #1; Tommy Douglas, clarinet, alto sax #1; Harry Ferguson, Freddie Gulliver, tenor sax #1; Julia Lee, piano, vocals; Efferge Ware, guitar #1; Ben Curtis, bass; Sam "Baby" Lovett, drums.
Kansas City, KS, August 19, 1946
1. 282-1Lotus BlossomMercury 8013
2. 283-1Dream Lucky BluesMercury 8013, 314 528 292-2
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8013   Julia Lee - Lotus Blossom / Dream Lucky Blues

Frankie Laine With Mannie Klein's All Stars

Mannie Klein, trumpet; Si Zentner, trombone; Don Bonnee, clarinet; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Carl Fischer, piano; George Van Eps, guitar; and others.
Universal Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1946
479By The River Sainte MarieMercury 5007, 1431x45, MG 25007, EP 1-3071, MG 20080, MG 20587, C 30019x45; Wing MGW 12202-W
480September In The RainMercury 5003, 1306x45, 5275, EP 1-3001, MG 25026, MG 25124, MG 20080, MG 20587
481That's My DesireMercury 5007, 1432x45, MG 25007, EP 1-3021, EP 1-3077, MG 25170, MG 20080, MG 20587; Wing MGW 12202-W
482Ain't That Just Like A WomanMercury 5003, EP 1-3001, MG 25124, MG 20083
* Mercury MG 20080; Wing MGW 12202   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Wing MGW 12202-W, SRW 16202-W   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Mercury MG 20083   Frankie Laine - Songs For People Together
* Mercury MG 25007   Frankie Laine - Favorites
* Mercury MG 25026   Frankie Laine - ???
* Mercury MG 25124   Frankie Laine - Music Maestro Please
* Mercury EP 1-3071   Frankie Laine - Georgia On My Mind
* Mercury EP 1-3021   Frankie Laine - ???
* Mercury 1431x45   Frankie Laine - By The River Sainte Marie / But Beautiful
= Mercury A 165x45   Frankie Laine Favorites
* Mercury 1306x45   Frankie Laine - September In The Rain / Satan Wears A Satin Gown
= Mercury A 123x45   Frankie Laine
* Mercury 1432x45   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire / Georgia On My Mind
= Mercury A 165x45   Frankie Laine Favorites
* Mercury 5007, 5007x45   Frankie Laine - By The River Sainte Marie / That's My Desire
* Mercury 5003   Frankie Laine - September In The Rain / Ain't That Just Like A Woman
* Mercury 5275   Frankie Laine - September In The Rain / ???
* Mercury MG 20587, C 30019x45, EP 1-3001, EP 1-3077, MG 25170   Frankie Laine With Mannie Klein's All Stars (no details)

Lilyann Carol With Charlie Ventura And His Orchestra

Stan Fishelson, Neal Hefti, Al Stearns, trumpet; Jack Palmer, trumpet, vocals; Bob Ascher, Leo Checci, Saul Kaye, trombone; Tony Scott, clarinet, alto sax; Ed Scalzi, alto sax; Charlie Ventura, alto, soprano, tenor sax; Nick Jerrett, Barney Marino, tenor sax; Tony Ferina, baritone sax; Marjorie Hyams, vibes; Tony Aless, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Clyde Lombardi, bass; Ellis Tollins, drums; Lilyann Carol, vocals #1,2.
NYC, September 6, 1946
1. NSC160Either It's Love Or It Isn'tNational 7013
2. NSC161Please Be KindNational 7015
3. NSC162MisirlouNational 7013; EmArcy MG 36015
4. NSC163How High The MoonNational 7015; EmArcy MG 36015
* EmArcy MG 36015; Universal (J) UCCM-9118   Charlie Ventura - Jumping With Ventura
* National 7013   Lilyann Carol - Either It's Love Or It Isn't / Charlie Ventura - Misirlou
* National 7015   Charlie Ventura - How High The Moon / Lilyann Carol - Please Be Kind

Tito Guizar And Jose Melis Orchestra

Tito Guizar, vocals; Jose Melis And His Orchestra.
September 10, 1946
523Ay, Ay, Ay, Ay! My SerenadeMercury MG 25032, EP 1-3131, MG 20227
524I'll Never Love AgainMercury 5006, MG 25032, EP 1-3131, MG 20227
525Diez Minutos MasMercury MG 25032, MG 20227
526El Rancho GrandeMercury MG 25032, EP 1-3131, MG 20227
527He Like It! She Like It!Mercury 5006
528Linda MujerMercury MG 25032, MG 20227
529GuadalajarMercury MG 25032, EP 1-3131, MG 20227
* Mercury MG 20227; Wing MGW 12192   Tito Guizar - Romantic Mexico
* Mercury MG 25032   Tito Guizar
* Mercury 5006   Tito Guizar - I'll Never Love Again / He Like It! She Like It!
* Mercury EP 1-3131   Tito Guizar And Jose Melis Orchestra (no details)

George Barnes Sextet

Boyd Rolando, tenor sax; Frank Rullo, vibes; Earl Backus, guitar; George Barnes, electric guitar; Mike Rubin, bass; Dick Balridge, drums.
Chicago, IL, September 20, 1946
HL168-1Windy City FlashKeynote K653; Mercury MG 25158
HL169Barnes At Dublin'sKeynote K651; Mercury MG 25158
HL170Laughing At Life-
HL171-1Blue LouKeynote K646
* Mercury MG 25158   George Barnes, Bud Freeman - Jazz Vignettes
* Keynote K653   George Barnes - Windy City Flash / What's The Use
= Keynote K135   George Barnes Sextet
* Keynote K651   George Barnes - Barnes At Dublin's / Laughing At Life
= Keynote K135   George Barnes Sextet
* Keynote K646   George Barnes - Blue Lou / Quiet, Two Gibsons At Work

George Barnes Sextet

Boyd Rolando, tenor sax; Frank Rullo, vibes; Earl Backus, guitar; George Barnes, electric guitar; Mike Rubin, bass; Dick Balridge, drums.: same personnel.
Chicago, IL, September 23, 1946
HL172-2Quiet, Two Gibsons At WorkKeynote K646
HL173-3Pink ElephantsKeynote K652; Mercury MG 25158
HL174-1Lover Come Back To MeKeynote K652
HL175-1What's The UseKeynote K653
* Mercury MG 25158   George Barnes, Bud Freeman - Jazz Vignettes
* Keynote K646   George Barnes - Blue Lou / Quiet, Two Gibsons At Work
* Keynote K652   George Barnes - Pink Elephants / Lover Come Back To Me
= Keynote K135   George Barnes Sextet
* Keynote K653   George Barnes - Windy City Flash / What's The Use
= Keynote K135   George Barnes Sextet

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson And His Orchestra

Vooley Bastine, John Hunt, Elmer "Stumpy" Whitlock, trumpet; Leon Comegys, Jesse "Rip" Tarrant, trombone; Frank Dominguez, alto sax; Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, alto sax, vocals; Red Carman, Lee Pope, tenor sax; Greely Walton, baritone sax; Earl Van Riper, piano; Leonard "Heavy" Swain, bass; George "Butch" Ballard, drums.
WOR Studios, NYC, October 2 or 3, 1946
558-2Cleanhead BluesMercury 8023, 314 528 292-2
559-2When A Woman Loves Her Juice-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8023   Eddie Vinson - Cleanhead Blues / When A Woman Loves Her Juice

Dinah Washington With Tab Smith Orchestra

Frank Galbraith, Russell Royster, trumpet; Tab Smith, alto sax; Johnny Hicks, tenor sax; Larry Belton, baritone sax; Red Richards, piano; Johnny Williams, bass; Walter Johnson, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
NYC, October 3, 1946
562-1A Slick Chick (On The Mellow Side) (alternate take)Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
562-2A Slick Chick (On The Mellow Side)Mercury 8024; EmArcy 814 184-1; Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
563-1Postman Blues (alternate take)Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
563-4Postman BluesMercury 8024; EmArcy 814 184-1; Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
564-2That's Why A Woman Loves A HeelMercury 8030; EmArcy 814 184-1; Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
565-1Mean And Evil BluesMercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* EmArcy 814 184-1   Dinah Washington - A Slick Chick (On The Mellow Side)
* Mercury 8024   Dinah Washington - A Slick Chick / Postman Blues
* Mercury 8030   Dinah Washington - Embraceable You / That's Why A Woman Loves A Heel

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Miles Davis, Hobart Dotson, Leonard Hawkins, King Kolax, trumpet; Water Knox, Chippy Outcalt, Gerald Velentine, trombone; John Cobbs, Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Sammons, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Linton Garner, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocals, valve trombone.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 5, 1946
NSC164Oo Bop Sh' BamNational 9125; EmArcy MG 36038; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214
-Oo Bop Sh' Bam (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2214
NSC165I Love The Loveliness Of YouNational 9030; EmArcy EP 1-6044, MG 26027, MG 36030
NSC166In The Still Of The NightNational 9037; EmArcy 16010, EP 1-6116, MG 26027, MG 36010; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC167Jelly JellyNational 9021; EmArcy EP 1-6040, MG 26025, MG 36029; Mercury SR 61187; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214
* EmArcy MG 36038   Various Artists - Boning Up The 'Bones
* Regent MG 6053   Billy Eckstine - The Duke, The Blues And Me
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band
* EmArcy MG 36030   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* EmArcy MG 36010   Billy Eckstine - I Surrender, Dear
* Regent MG 6054   Billy Eckstine - My Deep Blue Dream
* EmArcy MG 36029   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* Mercury SR 61187   Various Artists - Original Golden Soul, Vol. 2
= Mercury SRM 2-600   Various Artists - Original Gold Soul - 21 All Time Soul Greats
* EmArcy MG 26027   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* EmArcy MG 26025   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* EmArcy EP 1-6044   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* EmArcy EP 1-6116   Billy Eckstine - ???
* EmArcy EP 1-6040   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* National 9125   Billy Eckstine - Oo Bop Sh' Bam / Love Is The Thing
* National 9030   Billy Eckstine - Time On My Hands / I Love The Loveliness Of You
* National 9037   Billy Eckstine - Gloomy Sunday / In The Still Of The Night
* EmArcy 16010, 16010x45   Billy Eckstine - In A Sentimental Mood / In The Still Of The Night
* National 9021   Billy Eckstine - My Deep Blue Dream / Jelly Jelly

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Miles Davis, Hobart Dotson, Leonard Hawkins, King Kolax, trumpet; Water Knox, Chippy Outcalt, Gerald Velentine, trombone; John Cobbs, Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Sammons, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Linton Garner, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocals, valve trombone; unidentified strings.: add unidentified strings.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 6, 1946
NSC168My Silent LoveNational 9060; EmArcy EP 1-6044, MG 26027, MG 36030; Regent MG 6052; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC169Time On My HandsNational 9030; EmArcy EP 1-6045, MG 26027, MG 36030; Regent MG 6052; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC170All The Things You AreNational 9023; EmArcy EP 1-6044, MG 26027, MG 36030; Regent MG 6052; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC171In A Sentimental MoodNational 9060; EmArcy 16010, EP 1-6115, MG 36010; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214
* EmArcy MG 36030   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* Regent MG 6052   Billy Eckstine - Prisoner Of Love
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band
* EmArcy MG 36010   Billy Eckstine - I Surrender, Dear
* Regent MG 6053   Billy Eckstine - The Duke, The Blues And Me
* EmArcy MG 26027   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* EmArcy EP 1-6044   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* EmArcy EP 1-6045   Billy Eckstine - Mood For Love
* EmArcy EP 1-6115   Billy Eckstine - ???
* National 9060   Billy Eckstine - My Silent Love / In A Sentimental Mood
* National 9030   Billy Eckstine - Time On My Hands / I Love The Loveliness Of You
* National 9023   Billy Eckstine - All The Things You Are / Don't Take Your Love From Me
* EmArcy 16010, 16010x45   Billy Eckstine - In A Sentimental Mood / In The Still Of The Night

Lennie Tristano Trio

Lennie Tristano, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Clyde Lombardi, bass.
NYC, October 8, 1946
HL176-1Out On A LimbMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086
HL176-2-Mercury (E) SMWL 21028, (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086
HL176-3-Keynote K647; EmArcy MG 26029, EP 1-6048; Mercury EP 1-3098, (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086; Classics (F) 1184
HL177-1I Can't Get StartedMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086
HL177-2-Keynote K647; EmArcy MG 26029, EP 1-6048; Mercury EP 1-3098, (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086; Classics (F) 1184
HL178-1I Surrender, DearMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086
HL178-2--
HL178-3-Keynote K680; EmArcy MG 26029, EP 1-6049; Mercury EP 1-3098, (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086; Classics (F) 1184
Untitled BluesMercury (J) SNP 1050
HL179-1InterludeKeynote K147; EmArcy MG 26029, EP 1-6049; Mercury EP 1-3098, (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086; Classics (F) 1184
HL179-2-Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086
HL179-3--
HL179-4--
HL179-5--
HL179-6--
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Indigo IGO CD 2086   Lennie Tristano - Out On A Limb
* Classics (F) 1184   Lennie Tristano 1946-1947
* EmArcy MG 26029   Arnold Ross, Lennie Tristano - Holiday In Piano
* EmArcy EP 1-6048   Arnold Ross, Lennie Tristano - Holiday In Piano
* Mercury EP 1-3098   Lennie Tristano - Tristano, Vol. 5
* EmArcy EP 1-6049   Arnold Ross, Lennie Tristano - Interlude
* Mercury (J) SNP 1050   Lennie Tristano - Untitled Blues
* Keynote K647   Lennie Tristano - Out On A Limb / I Can't Get Started With You
= Keynote K147   Lennie Tristano Trio
* Keynote K680   Lennie Tristano - I Surrender, Dear / Coolin' Off With Ulanov
* Mercury (E) SMWL 21028   Lennie Tristano Trio (no details)

Danny Hurd Orchestra

Louis Mucci, trumpet; Bob Jenny, trombone; Bob Walters, clarinet, alto sax; Dave Mathews, tenor sax; Danny Hurd, piano, arranger; Barry Galbraith, guitar; Al Hall, bass; Dave Tough, drums.
NYC, October 15, 1946
HL180-2Available JonesMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL181-3You Stepped Out Of A DreamKeynote K650; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL182-2Long Ago And Far AwayMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL183-1Dreamy AfternoonKeynote K650; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Keynote K650   Danny Hurd - You Stepped Out Of A Dream / Dreamy Afternoon

Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer's Swingtet

Babe Russin, tenor sax #1-3,6; Carl Fischer, piano; Perry Botkin, guitar; Artie Bernstein, bass; Lou Singer, drums, vibes; and others.
Universal Studios, Los Angeles, CA, October 18, 1946
1. 601-3Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsMercury 1026, 1276x45, MG 25027, MG 20069; Wing MGW 12110, MGW 12110-W
2. 602-2On The Sunny Side Of The StreetMercury 1027, 1205, MG 25007, EP 1-3057, MG 25100, MG 20085, MG 20587
3. 603-2West End BluesMercury 1028, 70275, MG 25027, MG 20069
4. 604-1I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeMercury 1028, 70275; Wing MGW 12158, MGW 12158-W
5. 605-2Black And BlueMercury 1026, MG 25007, EP 1-3071, MG 20080; Wing MGW 12202-W
6. 606-2Blue Turning Grey Over YouMercury 1027, MG 25025, MG 20069
* Mercury MG 20069   Songs By Frankie Laine
* Wing MGW 12110   Frankie Laine - Sings All Time Favorites
* Wing MGW 12110-W, SRW 16110-W   Frankie Laine - Sings All Time Favorites
* Mercury MG 20085   Frankie Laine - Concert Date
* Wing MGW 12158   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues
* Wing MGW 12158-W, SRW 16158-W   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues
* Mercury MG 20080; Wing MGW 12202   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Wing MGW 12202-W, SRW 16202-W   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Mercury MG 25027   Frankie Laine
* Mercury MG 25007   Frankie Laine - Favorites
* Mercury MG 25025   Frankie Laine
* Mercury EP 1-3071   Frankie Laine - Georgia On My Mind
* Mercury 1276x45   Frankie Laine - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)
= Mercury A 113x45   Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer's Swingtet (no details)
* Mercury 1026, 1026x45   Frankie Laine - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / Black And Blue
= Mercury A 22   Frankie Laine Sings
* Mercury 1027, 1027x45   Frankie Laine - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / Blue Turning Grey Over You
= Mercury A 22   Frankie Laine Sings
* Mercury 1205, 1205x45   Frankie Laine - I May Be Wrong / On The Sunny Side Of The Street
= Mercury A 91   Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer's Swingtet (no details)
* Mercury 1028, 1028x45   Frankie Laine - West End Blues / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
= Mercury A 22   Frankie Laine Sings
* Mercury 70275, 70275x45   Frankie Laine - West End Blues / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
* Mercury EP 1-3057, MG 25100, MG 20587   Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer's Swingtet (no details)

Myra Taylor With Jimmy Keith's Orchestra

unknown, trumpet; unknown, alto sax; Jimmy Keith, tenor sax; unknown, baritone sax; unknown, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Myra Taylor, vocals.
Kansas City, KS, October 31, 1946
594Take It Easy GreasyMercury 8027
595Tell Your Best Friend NothingMercury 8027, 314 528 292-2
596The Spider And The FlyMercury 8025
597Bury Me Deep In The Till Blue Water-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8027   Myra Taylor - The Spider And The Fly / Bury Me Deep In The Till Blue Water
* Mercury 8025   Myra Taylor - Take It Easy Greasy / Tell Your Best Friend Nothing

Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings

Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Jack Cooley, drums.
WGN Studios, Chicago, IL, November 12, 1946
622-3Kilroy BoogieMercury 8040
622-4-Mercury 8040 (alt.)
623-3Deep In The Heart Of TexasMercury 5009
624-3Sweet Patooty Boogie-
625-3Twelfth St. BoogieMercury 8040
625-4-Mercury 8040 (alt.), MG 25012, EP 1-3044
* Mercury 8040 (alt.)   Albert Ammons - Kilroy Boogie / Twelfth St. Boogie (some pressings)
* Mercury MG 25012   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Piano
* Mercury EP 1-3044   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Piano
* Mercury 8040   Albert Ammons - Kilroy Boogie / Twelfth St. Boogie
* Mercury 5009, 5009x45   Albert Ammons - Deep In The Heart Of Texas / Sweet Patooty Boogie

Jay McShann And His Sextette

Clarence Thornton, trumpet; Theodore Smalls, alto sax; Seeward Evans, tenor sax; Jay McShann, piano; Percy Gabriel, bass; Jesse Price, drums; Jimmy Witherspoon, vocals #1,3,4.
WGN Studios, Chicago, IL, November 13, 1946
1. 630I Want A Little GirlMercury 8026
2. 631Jimtown Boogie-
3. 632-2Have You Ever Loved A WomanMercury 8032
4. 633-1Gone With The Blues-
* Mercury 8026   Jay McShann - I Want A Little Girl / Jimtown Boogie
* Mercury 8032   Jay McShann - Have You Ever Loved A Woman / Gone With The Blues

Dave Lambert And Buddy Stewart With Red Rodney's Be-Boppers

Red Rodney, trumpet; Al Haig, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Stan Levey, drums; Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart, vocals; Neal Hefti, arranger.
NYC, November 23, 1946
HL184-4A Cent And A HalfKeynote K668; Mercury EP 1-3094; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL185-1PerdidoMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL185-2-Keynote K657; Mercury EP 1-3094; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL186-1Change AccountKeynote K668; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury EP 1-3094, (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL186-2-Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL187-2Gussie "G"-
HL187-3-Keynote K657; Mercury EP 1-3094; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* EmArcy MG 26001   Various Artists - The Young At Bop
* Keynote K668   Red Rodney - A Cent And A Half / Charge Account
= Keynote K140   Red Rodney, Neal Hefti - Be-Bop
* Keynote K657; Mercury 8906, 8906x45; Clef 8906, 8906x45   Red Rodney - Perdido / Gussie "G"
* Mercury EP 1-3094   Dave Lambert And Buddy Stewart With Red Rodney's Be-Boppers (no details)

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson And His Orchestra

John Hunt, trumpet; Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, alto sax, vocals; Lee Pope, tenor sax; Greely Walton, baritone sax; Earl Van Riper, piano; Leonard "Heavy" Swain, bass; George "Butch" Ballard, drums.
WOR Studios, NYC, November, 1946 or January 22, 1947
634-8Kidney Stew BluesMercury 8028, 314 528 292-2
635King For A Day BluesMercury 8060, 314 528 292-2
636-7Old Maid BoogieMercury 8028, 314 528 292-2
637Timeunissued
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8028   Eddie Vinson - Kidney Stew Blues / Old Maid Boogie
* Mercury 8060   Eddie Vinson - King For A Day Blues / Railroad Porter's Blues

Gene Sedric Orchestra

Lincoln Mills, trumpet; Gene Sedric, clarinet, tenor sax #1,3, clarinet, tenor sax, vocals #2,4,5; Freddie Jefferson, piano; Al Cassey, guitar; Danny Settle, bass; Slick Jones, drums #1,3, drums, vocals #2,4,5.
NYC, December 11, 1946
1. HL188-1Teasin'EmArcy MG 36023; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
2. HL189-4T-I-L-L-I-EKeynote K661; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
3. HL190-2I Can't Give You Anything But Love-
4. HL191-1I Got RhythmMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
5. HL191-3--
* EmArcy MG 36023   Various Artists - Battle Of The Saxes
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Keynote K661   Gene Sedric - T-I-L-L-I-E / I Can't Give You Anything But Love

Neal Hefti And His Orchestra

Neal Hefti, trumpet, arranger; Kai Winding, trombone; Charlie Ventura, tenor sax; Tony Aless, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Chubby Jackson, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Frances Wayne, vocals #1,2.
NYC, December 18, 1946
1. HL192-5SiboneyMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
2. HL193-3Mad About The Boy-
3. HL194-1I Woke Up Dizzy-
4. HL194-2-Keynote K669; Mercury EP 1-3100; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
5. HL195-3Sloppy Joe'sMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
6. HL195-4-Keynote K669; Mercury EP 1-3100; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* EmArcy MG 26001   Various Artists - The Young At Bop
* Mercury EP 1-3100   Various Artists - Parade Of The Bopers, Vol. 7
* Keynote K669   Neal Hefti - I Woke Up Dizzy / Sloppy Joe
= Keynote K140   Red Rodney, Neal Hefti - Be-Bop

Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra

Buddy Morrow, trombone, leader; unidentified orchestra.
1946
200Celestial BluesMercury unissued

Tito Guizar

Tito Guizar, vocals; and others.
1946
458Noche De RondaMercury MG 25032, MG 20227
459Linda Mujerrejected
460El Rancho Grande-
461Diez Minutos Mas-
462JuiameMercury MG 25032, MG 20227
463Cielito Lindorejected
* Mercury MG 20227; Wing MGW 12192   Tito Guizar - Romantic Mexico
* Mercury MG 25032   Tito Guizar

Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra

Buddy Morrow, trombone, leader; Helen Manning, vocals #2; Carl Denny, vocals #6; Helen Lee, vocals #7; John McAtee, vocals #8; unidentified orchestra.
1946
1. 209Something To Remember You ByMercury A 154x45, MG 25146
2. 210Jalousie (aka Jealousy)Mercury 2057, 5753, A 154x45, MG 25146, EP 1-3154
3. 211LullabyMercury 2057, 2057 (alt.), 5024, 5753, MG 25146, EP 1-3154
4. 212I'm Always Chasing RainbowsMercury 2057 (alt.), A 154x45, MG 25146, EP 1-3154
5. 336Smoke Gets In Your EyesMercury 3015, 5024, A 154x45, MG 25146, EP 1-3154
6. 337When The Moon Is GoneMercury 3020, MG 25146
7. 338I've Got The Sun In The MorningMercury 3020, A 154x45, MG 25146
8. 339I'd Be Lost Without YouMercury 3015, A 154x45, MG 25146
* Mercury MG 25146   Buddy Morrow - Saturday Night Date
* Mercury EP 1-3154   A Date With Buddy Morrow
* Mercury A 154x45   Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra
* Mercury 2057   Buddy Morrow - Lullaby / Jalousie
* Mercury 5753   Buddy Morrow - Jalousie (aka Jealousy) / Lullaby
* Mercury 2057 (alt.)   Buddy Morrow - Lullaby / I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
* Mercury 5024, 5024x45   Buddy Morrow - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes / Lullaby
* Mercury 3015   Buddy Morrow - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes / I'd Be Lost Without You
* Mercury 3020   Buddy Morrow - When The Moon Is Gone / I've Got The Sun In The Morning

Bill Darnell

Babe Russin, tenor sax; Bill Darnell, vocals; and others.
circa 1946
KWC10-5Let's Fall In LoveKeynote K665
KWC11-3Walkin' My Baby Back Home-
* Keynote K665   Babe Russin - Walkin' My Baby Back Home / Let's Fall In Love