Mercury Records Discography: 1959

1959

Red Prysock With Fred Norman Orchestra

Red Prysock, tenor sax; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; unidentified strings and chorus, Fred Norman, arranger, conductor.
NYC, January 20, 1959
19209Off ShoreMercury 71573x45
19210Deep Purple-
* Mercury 71573x45   Red Prysock - Deep Purple / Off Shore

Max Roach Quintet

Booker Little, trumpet; Julian Priester, trombone; George Coleman, tenor sax; Art Davis, bass; Max Roach, drums.
Fine Recording, NYC, January 22, 1959
18128-9LepaMercury MG-20457; Mosaic MD7-201
18129-7Connie's Bounce-
18137-5Prelude-
18138-11Bemsha Swing-
18139-5Tympanalli-
18140-4There's No You-
18141-7A Little Sweet-
* Mercury MG-20457, SR-60140   Max Roach - A Little Sweet (not released)
= Mercury MG-20911, SR-60911; Universal (J) UCCM-9125   Max Roach - The Many Sides Of Max
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Franz Jackson And The Original Jass All Stars

Bob Shoffner, trumpet; Al Wynn, trombone; Bill Oldham, tuba; Franz Jackson, clarinet #1-6,8,10, clarinet, vocals #7,9; Rozelle Claxton, piano #1-5,7-10; Little Brother Montgomery, piano, vocals #6; Lawrence Dixon, banjo; Richard Curry, drums.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, early 1959
1. 18071Washington And Lee SwingEmArcy MG-36151; Philips (US) PHM-1
2. 18072Beale Street BluesEmArcy MG-36151
3. 18073High Society-
4. 18074Medley: Who's Sorry Now / Oh How I Miss You Tonight-
5. 18075Cornet Shop Suey-
6. 18076Don't Forget The Blues-
7. 18077No Use Now-
8. 18078Gate CityMercury rejected
9. 18079How Come You Do Me Like You DoEmArcy MG-36151
10. 18080Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet-
* EmArcy MG-36151   Franz Jackson And The Original Jass All Stars - Jass, Jass, Jass (not released)
= Mercury MG-20443, SR-60125   Franz Jackson And His Dixieland All Stars - Jazz Concert Tonight (not released)
= Philips (US) PHM-200-013, (US) PHS-600-013   Franz Jackson And The Original Jass All Stars - Jass, Jass, Jass
* Philips (US) PHM-1   no information

Cannonball Adderley Quintet

Cannonball Adderley, alto sax #1-3,5-8; John Coltrane, tenor sax #1-6; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
Universal Recording, Studio B, Chicago, IL, February 3, 1959
1. 18094Grand CentralEmArcy MG-36161
2. 18095The Sleeper-
3. 18096Wabash-
4. 18097You're A Weaver Of Dreams-
5. 18098Limehouse Blues-
6. 20487Limehouse Blues (45 rpm edit)Mercury 71712
7. 18099Stars Fell On AlabamaEmArcy MG-36161
8. 20488Stars Fell On Alabama (45 rpm edit)Mercury 71712
* EmArcy MG-36161   Cannonball Adderley Quintet In Chicago (not released)
= Mercury MG-20449, SR-60134   Cannonball Adderley Quintet In Chicago
= Limelight LM-82009, LS-86009   Cannonball & Coltrane
= Verve 314 559 770-2   Cannonball Adderley In Chicago
* Mercury 71712; Limelight L-3055   Cannonball Adderley - Limehouse Blues / Stars Fell On Alabama

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Harry Edison, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Tom Mitchell, trombone; Jerome Richardson, flute, alto, tenor sax; Phil Woods, alto sax; Budd Johnson, Sam "The Man" Taylor, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Moe Wechsler, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Jimmy Crawford, drums, woodblock; Osie Johnson, woodblock #2; Quincy Jones, arranger, conductor.
Fine Recording, NYC, February 9 or 10, 1959
1. 18126-7 | JB452Tuxedo JunctionMercury 71425x45, MG-20444, MGD-9
2. 18127-11 | JB453Syncopated ClockMercury 71425x45, (J) 195J-30
* Mercury MG-20444, SR-60129, (J) 195J-29; EmArcy 818 177-1   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!
= Universal (J) UCCM-9151   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band! + 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury MGD-9, SRD-9   Various Artists - Galaxy - Music From 16 Great Artists
* Mercury (J) 195J-30   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!, Vol. 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury 71425x45   Quincy Jones - Tuxedo Junction / Syncopated Clock

Terry Gibbs' Dream Band

Conte Candoli, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen, Vern Friley, Frank Rosolino, trombone; Charlie Kennedy, Joe Maini, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax #1,2,4,6-8, tenor sax, arranger #3,5; Med Flory, tenor sax #1-6, tenor sax, arranger #7,8; Jack Schwartz, baritone sax; Terry Gibbs, vibes, piano #1, vibes #2-8; Pete Jolly, piano; Max Bennett, bass; Mel "The Taylor" Lewis, drums; Marty Paich, arranger #1; Manny Albam, arranger #2,6; Al Cohn, arranger #4.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, February 17, 1959
1. 16369Opus #1Mercury MG-20440
2. 16370Moten Swing-
3. 16373Stardust-
4. 16374Cotton Tail-
5. 16375Begin The Beguine-
6. 16376Jumpin' At The Woodside-
7. 16379Midnight Sun-
8. 16380Flying Home-
* Mercury MG-20440, SR-60112   Terry Gibbs And His Orchestra - Launching A New Sound In Music

Terry Gibbs' Dream Band

Conte Candoli, Phil Gilbert, Al Porcino, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen, Vern Friley, Frank Rosolino, trombone; Charlie Kennedy, Joe Maini, alto sax; Med Flory, Bill Holman, tenor sax; Jack Schwartz, baritone sax; Terry Gibbs, vibes; Pete Jolly, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Mel "The Taylor" Lewis, drums; Marty Paich, arranger #1; Bob Brookmeyer, arranger #2,4; Al Cohn, arranger #3.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, February 18, 1959
1. 16371I'm Getting Sentimental Over YouMercury MG-20440
2. 16372Let's Dance-
3. 16377Prelude To A Kiss-
4. 16378Don't Be That Way-
* Mercury MG-20440, SR-60112   Terry Gibbs And His Orchestra - Launching A New Sound In Music

Dinah Washington With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Charles Davis, baritone sax; Jerome Richardson, sax; Milt Hinton, bass; David "Panama" Francis, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks, arranger, conductor.
February 19, 1959
18189I Won't Cry AnymoreMercury MG-20479, MG-20769, MG-20789
18190What A Diff'rence A Day MakesMercury 71435x45, MG-20479, MG-20769, MG-20788
18191Time After TimeMercury (J) 18PJ-10219/22
18192Come On HomeMercury 71435x45, (J) 18PJ-10219/22
* Mercury MG-20479, SR-60158   Dinah Washington - What A Diff'rence A Day Makes
* Mercury MG-20769, SR-60769   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story, Volume II
= Mercury MGP-2-103   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story
* Mercury MG-20789, SR-60789   Dinah Washington - Golden Hits, Volume Two
* Mercury MG-20788, SR-60788   Dinah Washington - Golden Hits, Volume One
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10219/22, (J) EJD-2012/14   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 6 - 1958-1960
* Mercury 71435x45   Dinah Washington - What A Diff'rence A Day Makes / Come On Home

Sil Austin

Sil Austin, tenor sax; unknown, piano, celeste; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; unidentified strings.
Fine Recording, NYC, February, 1959
18152Sweet SlumberMercury MG-20424
18166My Foolish Heart-
18199My Mother's Eyes-
18200Prisoner Of Love-
18201I Can't Get Started-
18202It's The Talk Of The Town-
18203Stardust-
18204RubyMercury MG-20424, MG-20581
18205Call MeMercury MG-20424
18206I'll Walk Alone-
18207Danny BoyMercury 71442x45, MG-20424, MG-20511
18208SummertimeMercury 71496x45, MG-20424
* Mercury MG-20424, SR-60096   Sil Austin Plays Pretty For The People (Ruby)
* Mercury MG-20581, SR-60241   Various Artists - 14 More Newies But Goodies
* Mercury MG-20511, SR-60217   Various Artists - Golden Goodies
* Mercury 71442x45   Sil Austin - The Hungry Eye / Danny Boy
* Mercury 71496x45   Sil Austin - Summertime / no info

Jimmy Cleveland Septet

Art Farmer, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Jerome Richardson, flute, tenor, baritone sax; Benny Golson, tenor sax, arranger; Hank Jones, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, February, 1959
18130Our DelightEmArcy MG-36160
18131Crazy Rhythm-
18132Reminiscing-
18133We Never Kissed-
18134Old Reliable-
18135Tricrotism-
18136Tom-Kattin'-
* EmArcy MG-36160   Jimmy Cleveland - Crazy Rhythm (not released)
= Mercury MG-20450, SR-60135   Jimmy Cleveland - Crazy Rhythm (not released?)
= EmArcy MGE-26003, SRE-66003   Jimmy Cleveland - Rhythm Crazy

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Harry Edison, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, trumpet; Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Tom Mitchell, trombone; Julius Watkins, French horn; Jerome Richardson, flute, alto, tenor sax, piccolo; Phil Woods, alto sax; Budd Johnson, Sam "The Man" Taylor, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Patti Bown, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Jimmy Crawford, drums #1,2,4-7; Osie Johnson, drums #1,3,5-8, tambourine #2,4; Quincy Jones, arranger, conductor.
Fine Recording, NYC, March 9 & 10, 1959
1. 18311-4 | JB468Choo Choo Ch' BoogieMercury 71460x45, (J) 195J-30
2. 18312-4 | JB469The HucklebuckMercury MG-20687, MG-21050; Mosaic MD5-237
3. 18313-25 | JB470The Midnight Sun Will Never SetMercury (J) 195J-30; EmArcy 818 177-1
4. 18314-19 | JB471The PreacherMercury 71489x45, (J) 195J-30
5. 18315-16 | JB472Marching The BluesMercury 71460x45, (J) 195J-30
6. 18316-2 | JB473Blues In The NightMercury MG-21050; Mosaic MD5-237
7. 18317-3 | JB474A Change Of PaceMercury 71546x45, MG-20444
8. 18318-4 | JB475After HoursMercury MG-21050; Mosaic MD5-237
* Mercury (J) 195J-30   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!, Vol. 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury MG-20687, SR-60687   Various Artists - DeeJay's Choice
* Mercury MG-21050, SR-61050; Universal (J) UCCM-9154   Quincy Jones - Quincy Plays For Pussycats
* Mercury MG-20444, SR-60129, (J) 195J-29; EmArcy 818 177-1   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!
= Universal (J) UCCM-9151   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band! + 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury 71460x45   Quincy Jones - Choo Choo Ch' Boogie / Marchin' The Blues
* Mercury 71489x45   Quincy Jones - The Preacher / Moanin'
* Mercury 71546x45   Quincy Jones - A Change Of Pace / The Birth Of A Band

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist, Stu Williamson, trumpet; unknown, #1 trumpet; unknown, #2 trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Frank Rosolino, trombone; unknown, #1 trombone; unknown, #2 trombone; unknown, French horn; unknown, tuba; Paul Horn, flute, alto sax; Bud Shank, alto sax, flute; Buddy Collette, alto, tenor sax, flute; Bob Cooper, tenor sax, oboe; Larry Bunker, vibes, percussion, bongos, timpani; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Al Viola, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Pete Rugolo, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, March 12, 1959
18323Richard Diamond ThemeMercury 71447x45; EmArcy MG-36162
18324Richard Diamond's BluesMercury 71499x45; EmArcy MG-36162
18325The Thin ManMercury 71447x45, MG-20706
18326Fancy Meeting Karen (Love Theme From Richard Diamond)EmArcy MG-36162
18327Teen Age RockMercury 71499x45; EmArcy MG-36162
* EmArcy MG-36162, SR-80045   Pete Rugolo - The Music From Richard Diamond
= Mercury MG-20537, SR-60214   Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra - The Music From Richard Diamond
* Mercury MG-20706, SR-60706   Pete Rugolo - TV's Top Themes
* Mercury 71447x45   Pete Rugolo - Richard Diamond Theme / The Thin Man
* Mercury 71499x45   Pete Rugolo - Richard Diamond's Blues / Teen Age Rock

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist, Stu Williamson, trumpet; unknown, #1 trumpet; unknown, #2 trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Frank Rosolino, trombone; unknown, #1 trombone; unknown, #2 trombone; unknown, French horn; unknown, tuba; Paul Horn, flute, alto sax; Bud Shank, alto sax, flute; Buddy Collette, alto, tenor sax, flute; Bob Cooper, tenor sax, oboe; Larry Bunker, vibes, percussion, bongos, timpani; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Al Viola, guitar; unknown, cello; Red Mitchell, unknown, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Pete Rugolo, arranger, conductor.: add unknown, cello; unknown, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, March 19, 1959
18356All StarEmArcy MG-36162
18357Ye Olde Curiosity Shape-
18358The Sleeve Job-
18359Who's Sam-
* EmArcy MG-36162, SR-80045   Pete Rugolo - The Music From Richard Diamond
= Mercury MG-20537, SR-60214   Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra - The Music From Richard Diamond

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist, Stu Williamson, trumpet; unknown, #1 trumpet; unknown, #2 trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Frank Rosolino, trombone; unknown, #1 trombone; unknown, #2 trombone; unknown, French horn; unknown, tuba; Paul Horn, flute, alto sax; Bud Shank, alto sax, flute; Buddy Collette, alto, tenor sax, flute; Bob Cooper, tenor sax, oboe; Larry Bunker, vibes, percussion, bongos, timpani; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Al Viola, guitar; unknown, cello; Red Mitchell, unknown, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Pete Rugolo, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, March 20, 1959
18360I'm Always Chasing ButterfliesEmArcy MG-36162
18361Does Mama Know You're Out-
18362The Teaser-
18363Diamond On The Move-
* EmArcy MG-36162, SR-80045   Pete Rugolo - The Music From Richard Diamond
= Mercury MG-20537, SR-60214   Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra - The Music From Richard Diamond

Dinah Washington With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks, arranger, conductor.
NYC, April 7, 1959
18408Cry Me A RiverMercury MG-20479
18409That's All There Is To That-
18410It's Magic-
18411It Could Happen To YouMercury 71560x45, MG-203-C, (J) 18PJ-10219/22
18412Time After TimeMercury MG-20479
* Mercury MG-20479, SR-60158   Dinah Washington - What A Diff'rence A Day Makes
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10219/22, (J) EJD-2012/14   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 6 - 1958-1960
* Mercury MG-203-C   Dinah Washington - Six Unabridged Selections
* Mercury 71560x45   Dinah Washington - It Could Happen To You / The Age Of Miracles

Max Roach Quintet And Buddy Rich Quintet

Tommy Turrentine, trumpet #1-13; Willie Dennis, Julian Priester, trombone #1-13; Phil Woods, alto sax #1-13; Stanley Turrentine, tenor sax #1-13; John Bunch, piano #1-13; Bob Boswell, Phil Leshin, bass #1-13; Buddy Rich, Max Roach, drums; Gigi Gryce, arranger, conductor #1-13.
Fine Recording, NYC, April 7-8, 1959
1. 18386Liza (All The Clouds'll Roll Away)Mercury unissued
2. 18387-6YesterdaysMercury MG-20448; EmArcy EMS-2-402; Mosaic MD7-201
3. 18388-3Limehouse BluesMercury 826 987-2; Mosaic MD7-201
4. 18388-7-Mercury MG-20448; EmArcy EMS-2-402; Mosaic MD7-201
5. 18389-6The CasbahMercury 826 987-2; Mosaic MD7-201
6. 18389-8-Mercury MG-20448; Mosaic MD7-201
7. 18390-2Big FootMosaic MD7-201
8. 18390-3-Mercury MG-20448; EmArcy 814 190-1; Mosaic MD7-201
9. 18390-7-Mercury 826 987-2; Mosaic MD7-201
10. 18391-10SleepMercury MG-20448; EmArcy EMS-2-402; Mosaic MD7-201
11. 18392-2Toot, Toot, Tootsie, Goodbye-
12. 18393-4Sing, Sing, Sing (With A Swing)Mercury 826 987-2; Mosaic MD7-201
13. 18393-8-Mercury MG-20448, PPSD-1-12; Mosaic MD7-201
14. 18403-1Figure EightsMercury MG-20448; EmArcy EMS-2-402; Mosaic MD7-201
* Mercury MG-20448, SR-60133   Buddy Rich, Max Roach - Rich Versus Roach
* EmArcy EMS-2-402   Buddy Rich - Both Sides
* EmArcy 814 190-1   Max Roach - Standard Time
* Mercury PPSD-1-12   Various Artists - Mercury Perfect Presence
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions
* Mercury 826 987-2   Buddy Rich, Max Roach - Rich Versus Roach

Buddy Rich And His Orchestra

Emmett Berry, Harry Edison, Joe Ferrante, Stan Fishelson, Jimmy Nottingham, trumpet; Eddie Bert, Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Willie Dennis, trombone; Earle Warren, Phil Woods, alto sax; Al Cohn, Benny Golson, tenor sax; Steve Perlow, baritone sax; John Bunch, piano; Sam Herman, guitar; Phil Leshin, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Ernie Wilkins, arranger, conductor.
Fine Recording, NYC, April 9-10, 1959
18394Song Of The IslandsMercury MG-20451; Wing SRW-16407; EmArcy EMS-2-402
18395Richcraft-
18396I Want A Little GirlMercury MG-20451; EmArcy EMS-2-402
18397(Back Home Again In) IndianaMercury MG-20451; Wing SRW-16407; EmArcy EMS-2-402
18398Cherokee (Indian Love Song)Mercury MG-20451; Wing SRW-16407
18399Sweets ToothMercury MG-20451; Wing SRW-16407; EmArcy EMS-2-402
18400Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie-
18401Yardbird Suite-
18402From The Sticks-
* Mercury MG-20451, SR-60136   Buddy Rich And His Orchestra - Richcraft
* Wing SRW-16407   Buddy Rich - The Rich Rebellion
* EmArcy EMS-2-402   Buddy Rich - Both Sides

Ralph Marterie And His Marlboro Men

Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; unidentified orchestra.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, April, 1959
18422When My Sugar Walks Down The StreetMercury 71488x45; Wing MGW-12154
18423Down Home Fish Fryunissued
18424Cleopatra's DreamMercury 71473x45
18425Private EyeballMercury MG-20437; Wing MGW-12154
18426Nancyunissued
* Wing MGW-12154, SRW-12511   Ralph Marterie - Marvelous Marterie
* Mercury MG-20437, SR-60109   Ralph Marterie - Music For A Private Eye
* Mercury 71488x45   Ralph Marterie - When My Sugar Walks Down The Street / The Thin Man
* Mercury 71473x45   Ralph Marterie - Cleopatra's Dream / Wampum

Ralph Marterie And His Marlboro Men

Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; unidentified orchestra, Henri Beau, Skippy Martin, Pete Rugolo, arranger.
United Recording, Studio A, Los Angeles, CA, April, 1959
18541M SquadMercury MG-20437; Wing MGW-12238-W
18542Perry Mason Theme-
18543The Thin ManMercury 71488x45, MG-20437; Wing MGW-12238-W
18544Peter GunnMercury MG-20437; Wing MGW-12238-W
18545The D.A.'s ManMercury MG-20437, SRD-5, PPSD-1-12; Wing MGW-12238-W
1854677 Sunset StripMercury MG-20437
18547Richard DiamondMercury MG-20437; Wing MGW-12238-W
18548Nero Wolfunissued
18549Alfred Hitchcook PresentsMercury MG-20437; Wing MGW-12238-W
18550Riff Blues-
18551WampumMercury 71473x45
18552Johnny Eager Themeunissued
* Mercury MG-20437, SR-60109   Ralph Marterie - Music For A Private Eye
* Wing MGW-12238-W, SRW-16238-W   Ralph Marterie - Music For A Private Eye
* Mercury SRD-5   Various Artists - Sounds Great
* Mercury PPSD-1-12   Various Artists - Mercury Perfect Presence
* Mercury 71488x45   Ralph Marterie - When My Sugar Walks Down The Street / The Thin Man
* Mercury 71473x45   Ralph Marterie - Cleopatra's Dream / Wampum

Art Hodes And Jimmy McPartland Orchestras

Nap Trottier, trumpet; Jimmy McPartland, trumpet #1,3-10, trumpet, vocals #2; Vic Dickenson, trombone; George Brunis, trombone #1-7,9,10, trombone, vocals #8; John Meheu, Pee Wee Russell, clarinet; Floyd Bean, Art Hodes, piano; Earl Murphy, bass; John Frigo, bass #1,2,4-10, violin, bass #3; Buddy Smith, George Wettling, drums.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, May 7, 1959
1. 18566ChicagoMercury MG-20460
2. 18567Logan Square-
3. 18568Bill Bailey (Won't You Please Come Home)-
4. 18569You've Gotta See Mama Ev'ry Night-
5. 18570Somebody Stole My Gal-
6. 18571I Never Knew (I Could Love Anybody Like I'm Loving You)-
7. 18572Deed I Do-
8. 18573I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate-
9. 18574Meet Me In Chicago-
10. 18575Runnin' Wildunissued
* Mercury MG-20460, SR-60143   Jimmy McPartland, Art Hodes - Meet Me In Chicago

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Harry Edison, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston, trombone; Julius Watkins, French horn; Frank Wess, Phil Woods, alto sax; Benny Golson, Jerome Richardson, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Patti Bown, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums; Quincy Jones, arranger, conductor.
Fine Recording, NYC, May 26, 1959
18642-4 | PB2041Moanin' (alternate version)Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61, (J) 195J-30
18643-4 | PB2042Happy Faces (alternate take)Mercury (J) 195J-30
18643-5 | PB2042Happy FacesMercury MG-20444
* Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61, (J) 30JD-22/25   Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album
* Mercury (J) 195J-30   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!, Vol. 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury MG-20444, SR-60129, (J) 195J-29; EmArcy 818 177-1   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!
= Universal (J) UCCM-9151   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band! + 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson, trombone; Melba Liston, trombone, arranger #4; Julius Watkins, French horn; Phil Woods, alto sax; Frank Wess, alto sax, flute; Benny Golson, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Patti Bown, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums; Nat Pierce, arranger #2; Al Cohn, arranger #5; Quincy Jones, arranger, conductor.
Fine Recording, NYC, May 27 & 28, 1959
1. 18644-11 | PB2043Along Came BettyMercury MG-20444
2. 18645-12 | PB2044I Remember Clifford-
3. 18646-9 | PB2045Whisper Not-
4. 18647-4 | PB2046The Gypsy-
5. 18648-9 | PB2047Tickle-Toe-
6. 18649-10 | PB2048Daylie DoubleMercury (J) 195J-30
* Mercury MG-20444, SR-60129, (J) 195J-29; EmArcy 818 177-1   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!
= Universal (J) UCCM-9151   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band! + 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury (J) 195J-30   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!, Vol. 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Harry Edison, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston, trombone; Julius Watkins, French horn; Frank Wess, Phil Woods, alto sax; Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Patti Bown, piano; Les Spann, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Quincy Jones, arranger, conductor.
Fine Recording, NYC, June 16, 1959
18642-17 | PB2041Moanin'Mercury 71489x45, MG-20444, MGD-2-13, PPSD-1-12
18717-17 | PB2115The Birth Of A BandMercury 71546x45, MG-20444, SRM-2-623
* Mercury MG-20444, SR-60129, (J) 195J-29; EmArcy 818 177-1   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!
= Universal (J) UCCM-9151   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band! + 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury MGD-2-13, SRD-2-13   Various Artists - Galaxy 30
* Mercury PPSD-1-12   Various Artists - Mercury Perfect Presence
* Mercury SRM-2-623   Quincy Jones - Ndeda
* Mercury 71489x45   Quincy Jones - The Preacher / Moanin'
* Mercury 71546x45   Quincy Jones - A Change Of Pace / The Birth Of A Band

Brook Benton With Fred Norman Orchestra

Brook Benton, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Fred Norman, arranger, conductor.
Fine Recording, NYC, June, 1959
18702May I Never Love AgainMercury MG-20464
18703You'll Never Know-
18704People Will Say We're In Love-
18705Time After Time-
18706Because Of You-
18707A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening-
18708Around The World-
18709Blue Skies-
18710The Things I Love-
18711More Than You Know-
18712(It's No) Sin-
* Mercury MG-20464, SR-60146   Brook Benton - Endlessly

Brook Benton With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Brook Benton, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks, arranger, conductor.
NYC, June, 1959
18695With All My HeartMercury 71478x45, MG-20607
18696I Want You ForeverMercury 71512x45, MG-21008
18697The Same OneMercury 71652x45, MG-20607
18698Nothing In The World (Could Make Me Love You More Than I Do)Mercury 71554x45
18699This Time Of The YearMercury 71554x45, 71558x45, 71730, 72214, C-30101x45
18700Hold My Handrejected
18701Someone To Believe In-
* Mercury MG-20607   Brook Benton Golden Hits
* Mercury MG-21008, SR-61008   Brook Benton - The Special Years
* Mercury 71478x45   Brook Benton - With All My Heart / no info
* Mercury 71512x45   Brook Benton - So Many Ways / I Want You Forever
* Mercury 71652x45   Brook Benton - The Same One / no info
* Mercury 71554x45   Brook Benton - Nothing In The World / This Time Of The Year
* Mercury 71558x45   Brook Benton - How Many Times / This Time Of The Year
* Mercury 71730   Brook Benton - This Time Of The Year / no info
* Mercury 72214   Brook Benton - This Time Of The Year / You're All I Want For Christmas
* Mercury C-30101x45   Brook Benton - This Time Of The Year / no info

Dinah Washington And Brook Benton With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Joe Zawinul, piano; Brook Benton, Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks, arranger, conductor.
NYC, mid 1959
18863Baby (You've Got What It Takes)Mercury 71565x45, MG-20581, MG-20588, MG-20769, MG-20789
18864I DoMercury 71565x45, MG-20581, MG-20588
* Mercury MG-20581, SR-60241   Various Artists - 14 More Newies But Goodies
* Mercury MG-20588, SR-60244   Dinah Washington, Brook Benton - The Two Of Us
* Mercury MG-20769, SR-60769   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story, Volume II
= Mercury MGP-2-103   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story
* Mercury MG-20789, SR-60789   Dinah Washington - Golden Hits, Volume Two
* Mercury 71565x45   Dinah Washington, Brook Benton - Baby (You've Got What It Takes) / I Do

Dinah Washington With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Joe Zawinul, piano; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks, arranger, conductor.
NYC, mid 1959
18848ManhattanMercury MG-20479
18849I Remember You-
18850Nothing In The World-
19043The Song Is EndedMercury MG-20572
19100I Understand-
19101This Love Of Mine-
19221Bad LuckMercury (J) 18PJ-10219/22
19222The LightEmArcy MG-36149
19223Ask A Woman Who KnowsMercury MG-20572
19224LingeringMercury (J) 18PJ-10219/22
* Mercury MG-20479, SR-60158   Dinah Washington - What A Diff'rence A Day Makes
* Mercury MG-20572, SR-60232   Dinah Washington - Unforgettable
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10219/22, (J) EJD-2012/14   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 6 - 1958-1960
* EmArcy MG-36149   Dinah Washington - The Queen! (not released)
= Mercury MG-20439, SR-60111   Dinah Washington - The Queen!

Max Roach Quintet

Tommy Turrentine, trumpet; Julian Priester, trombone; Stanley Turrentine, tenor sax; Bob Boswell, bass; Max Roach, drums.
Capitol Studios, NYC, July 21, 1959
18778The More I See YouMercury MG-20491; Mosaic MD7-201
18779All The Wayunissued
18780Lotus BlossomMercury MG-20491; Mosaic MD7-201
18781Quiet As It's Kept-
18782As Long As You're Living-
18783Julianounissued
18784To LadyMercury MG-20491; Mosaic MD7-201
18785Juliano-
* Mercury MG-20491, SR-60170   Max Roach Plus Four - Quiet As It's Kept
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Dinah Washington With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks, arranger, conductor.
NYC, August, 1959
18817I Thought About YouMercury MG-20479
18818UnforgettableMercury MG-20572, MG-203-C, MG-20769, MG-20789
18819When I Fall In LoveMercury MG-20572
18820I'm Thru With LoveMercury MG-20479
18821A Sunday Kind Of Love-
18822AloneMercury MG-20572
* Mercury MG-20479, SR-60158   Dinah Washington - What A Diff'rence A Day Makes
* Mercury MG-20572, SR-60232   Dinah Washington - Unforgettable
* Mercury MG-20769, SR-60769   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story, Volume II
= Mercury MGP-2-103   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story
* Mercury MG-20789, SR-60789   Dinah Washington - Golden Hits, Volume Two
* Mercury MG-203-C   Dinah Washington - Six Unabridged Selections

Dinah Washington With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Joe Zawinul, piano; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks, arranger, conductor.
NYC, September 28, 1959
19225A Man Only DoesMercury MG-20572
19226A Bad Case Of The Blues-
19227This I Promise YouMercury MG-20588
19228Crazy LoveMercury MG-20604
19229Somewhere Along The LineEmArcy MG-36149; Mercury MG-20572
19230The Age Of MiraclesMercury 71560x45, (J) 18PJ-10219/22
* Mercury MG-20572, SR-60232   Dinah Washington - Unforgettable
* Mercury MG-20588, SR-60244   Dinah Washington, Brook Benton - The Two Of Us
* Mercury MG-20604, SR-60604   Dinah Washington - I Concentrate On You
* EmArcy MG-36149   Dinah Washington - The Queen! (not released)
= Mercury MG-20439, SR-60111   Dinah Washington - The Queen!
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10219/22, (J) EJD-2012/14   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 6 - 1958-1960
* Mercury 71560x45   Dinah Washington - It Could Happen To You / The Age Of Miracles

Dinah Washington With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Joe Zawinul, piano; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.
NYC, October 6, 1959
19313Ole SantaMercury 71557x45, (J) 18PJ-10219/22
19314Everybody Loves SomebodyMercury MG-20572
19393This Bitter EarthMercury MG-20572, MG-20769, MG-20788
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10219/22, (J) EJD-2012/14   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 6 - 1958-1960
* Mercury MG-20572, SR-60232   Dinah Washington - Unforgettable
* Mercury MG-20769, SR-60769   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story, Volume II
= Mercury MGP-2-103   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story
* Mercury MG-20788, SR-60788   Dinah Washington - Golden Hits, Volume One
* Mercury 71557x45   Dinah Washington - Ole Santa / no info

Max Roach Sextet

Tommy Turrentine, trumpet #7-9,19-22; Julian Priester, trombone #4-6,12,13,19-22; Stanley Turrentine, tenor sax #10,14-17,19-22; Ray Bryant, piano; Bob Boswell, bass; Max Roach, drums; Abbey Lincoln, vocals #19-22.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, October 9 & 10, 1959
1. 19315-1Speak LowMosaic MD7-201
2. 19315-2-Mercury MG-20539; Mosaic MD7-201
3. 19315-3-Mosaic MD7-201
4. 19316-1Never Let Me Go-
5. 19316-2--
6. 19316-7-Mercury MG-20539; Mosaic MD7-201
7. 19317-2Come Rain Or Come ShineMosaic MD7-201
8. 19317-5--
9. 19317-7-Mercury MG-20539; Mosaic MD7-201
10. 19318-2Namely You-
11. 19319-4Moon Faced, Starry Eyed-
12. 19320-3Wild Is The WindMosaic MD7-201
13. 19320-4-Mercury MG-20539; Mosaic MD7-201
14. 19321-2You're Mine, YouMosaic MD7-201
15. 19321-4-Mercury MG-20539; Mosaic MD7-201
16. 19321-5-Mosaic MD7-201
17. 19321-6--
18. 19322-1You're My Thrill-
19. 19323-2I Concentrate On You-
20. 19323-4-Mercury MG-20539; Mosaic MD7-201
21. 19324-4Never Leave MeMosaic MD7-201
22. 19324-6-Mercury MG-20539; Mosaic MD7-201
* Mercury MG-20539, SR-60215   Max Roach - Moon Faced And Starry Eyed
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Buddy Rich

Buddy Rich, vocals, drums; unidentified orchestra, Harold Mooney, arranger, director.
Fine Recording, NYC, October, 1959
18503It's Been A Long Long TimeMercury MG-20461
18504I've Heard That Song Before-
18505(I Was) Born To Be Blue-
18506Back In Your Own Backyard-
18507You've Changed-
18508Down The Old Ox Road-
18509(Ah, The Apple Trees) When The World Was Young-
18510Me And My Shadow-
18511I Don't Want To Walk Without You-
18512I Want A Little Girl-
18513I Can't Give You Anything But Love-
* Mercury MG-20461, SR-60144   Buddy Rich - The Voice Is Rich

Buddy Collette And His Swinging Shepherds

Paul Horn, Harry Klee, Bud Shank, flute; Buddy Collette, flute, arranger; Bill Miller, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Earl Palmer, drums #1-3; Shelly Manne, drums #4.
Los Angeles, CA, October, 1959
1. 16384RubyMercury MG-20447
2. 16387The Trolley Song-
3. 18156-unissued
4. 18158SmileMercury MG-20447
Buddy Collette, Paul Horn, Harry Klee, flute; Bud Shank, flute, arranger; Bill Miller, piano #1; John Williams, piano #2; Jim Hall, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Earl Palmer, drums #1; Shelly Manne, drums #2.
1. 16385Colonel Bogey And River Kwai March-
2. 18154I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
Buddy Collette, Harry Klee, Bud Shank, flute; Paul Horn, flute, arranger; John Williams, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Earl Palmer, drums #1,3; Shelly Manne, drums #2.
1. 16386Swinging On A Star-
2. 18155The Bad And The Beautiful (Love Is For The Very Young)-
3. 18159Invitation-
Buddy Collette, Paul Horn, Harry Klee, Bud Shank, flute; John Williams, piano #1,3; Bill Miller, piano #2; Jim Hall, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Earl Palmer, drums #1; Shelly Manne, drums #2,3; Pete Rugolo, arranger.
1. 18153Intermezzo-
2. 18157Laura-
3. 18160The Shrike-
* Mercury MG-20447, SR-60132   Buddy Collette And His Swinging Shepherds At The Cinema!

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Art Farmer, Lennie Johnson, Jimmy Maxwell, Lee Morgan, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis, trumpet; Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Frank Rehak, trombone; Julius Watkins, French horn; Porter Kilbert, Phil Woods, alto sax; Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Jerome Richardson, tenor sax, flute, piccolo; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Patti Bown, piano; Les Spann, guitar, flute; Buddy Jones or Buddy Catlett, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Quincy Jones, conductor; Bill Potts, arranger #1,6; Al Cohn, arranger #2; Ralph Burns, arranger #3; Ernie Wilkins, arranger #4,5.
Fine Recording, NYC, November 4, 1959
1. 19383-11 | PB2739I Never Has Seen SnowMercury MG-20561
2. 19384-11 | PB2740Air Mail SpecialMercury MG-20561, SRM-2-623
3. 19385-5 | PB2741Chant Of The WeedMercury MG-20561, C-7018x45
4. 19386-9 | PB2742Everybody's BluesMercury MG-20561, C-7016x45
5. 19387-5 | PB2743Cherokee (Indian Love Song)Mercury MG-20561
6. 19388-10 | PB2744EesomMercury MG-20561, C-7017x45
* Mercury MG-20561, SR-60221, (J) 195J-31   The Great Wide World Of Quincy Jones
= EmArcy 818 177-1   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury SRM-2-623   Quincy Jones - Ndeda
* Mercury C-7018x45   Quincy Jones - Chant Of The Weed / no info
* Mercury C-7016x45   Quincy Jones - Everybody's Blues / Caravan
* Mercury C-7017x45   Quincy Jones - Eesom / no info

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Art Farmer, Lennie Johnson, Jimmy Maxwell, Lee Morgan, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis, trumpet; Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Frank Rehak, trombone; Julius Watkins, French horn; Porter Kilbert, Phil Woods, alto sax; Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Jerome Richardson, tenor sax, flute, piccolo; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Patti Bown, piano; Les Spann, guitar, flute; Buddy Jones or Buddy Catlett, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Quincy Jones, conductor; Ernie Wilkins, arranger #1,4; Bill Potts, arranger #2; Al Cohn, arranger #3.
Fine Recording, NYC, November 9, 1959
1. 19389-7 | PB2745Lester Leaps InMercury MG-20561, C-7015x45
2. 19390-8 | PB2746CaravanMercury MG-20561, C-7016x45
3. 19391-7 | PB2747They Say It's WonderfulMercury MG-20561
4. 19392-5 | PB2748GhanaMercury MG-20561, C-7015x45
* Mercury MG-20561, SR-60221, (J) 195J-31   The Great Wide World Of Quincy Jones
= EmArcy 818 177-1   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury C-7015x45   Quincy Jones - Lester Leaps In / Ghana
* Mercury C-7016x45   Quincy Jones - Everybody's Blues / Caravan

Patti Page

unknown, harp; unknown, drums; unknown, percussion; Patti Page, vocals; unidentified large mixed choir, Malcolm Dodds, arranger, conductor.
Fine Recording, NYC, November 13, 1959
19454Nobody KnowsMercury MG-20573
19455Steal Away-
19456It's Me! Oh My Lord-
19457Motherless Child-
19458Swing Low, Sweet Chariot-
* Mercury MG-20573, SR-60233   Patti Page - Just A Closer Walk With Thee

Patti Page

unknown, harp; unknown, drums; unknown, percussion; Patti Page, vocals; unidentified large mixed choir, Malcolm Dodds, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.
Fine Recording, NYC, November 16, 1959
19459Were You ThereMercury MG-20573
19460Just A Closer Walk With Thee-
19461Break Bread-
19462I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray-
* Mercury MG-20573, SR-60233   Patti Page - Just A Closer Walk With Thee

Lourdes Guerrero Otis

Lourdes Guerrero Otis, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks, Fred Norman, arranger, conductor.
NYC, November, 1959
HoyMercury MG-20570
Siboney-
Time Was-
You Belong To My Heart-
What A Difference A Day Makes-
Amor-
No Puedo Ser Feliz-
Tango Of The Roses-
Without You (aka Tres Palabras)-
The Moon Was Yellow (And The Night Was Young)-
Tea For Two-
Vengo A Decirte Adios-
* Mercury MG-20570, SR-60229   Lourdes Sings American Favorites In Spanish - Sweet And Spanish

Kenny Burrell and others

Kenny Burrell, guitar; and others.
possibly NYC, circa late 1959-early 1960
19026If You Are But A DreamMercury unissued
19027Last Night When We Were Young-
19028Say It Isn't So-
19029There Is No You-
19030My Heart Sings-
19031Maybe You'll Be There-
19032Out Of This World-
19033Please-
19034Until The Real Thing Comes Along-
19035Full Moon And Empty Arms-
same session.
19057Poor Butterfly-
19058Imagination-

Brook Benton With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Brook Benton, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks, arranger, conductor.
Fine Recording, NYC, December, 1959
19547May IMercury MG-20565
19548In A Dream-
19549This Bitter EarthMercury MG-20934
19550Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread)Mercury 71722, MG-20602, MG-20774, C-30133x45
* Mercury MG-20565, SR-60225   Brook Benton - I Love You In So Many Ways
* Mercury MG-20934, SR-60934   Brook Benton - This Bitter Earth
* Mercury MG-20602, SR-60602   Brook Benton - Songs I Love To Sing
* Mercury MG-20774, SR-60774   Brook Benton - Golden Hits, Vol. 2
* Mercury 71722   Brook Benton - Fool Rush In / no info
* Mercury C-30133x45   Brook Benton - Fools Rush In / no info

Sil Austin And Red Prysock

Sil Austin, Red Prysock, tenor sax; Dave Martin, piano; Everett Barksdale, Kenny Burrell, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; David "Panama" Francis, drums.
Fine Recording, NYC, 1959
18466No. 1 SilMercury MG-20434
18467Take The "A" TrainMercury MG-20434, PPSD-1-12
18468Kenny's BluesMercury MG-20434
18469Kenny's Blues, Part 1Mercury 71683x45
18470Kenny's Blues, Part 2-
* Mercury MG-20434, SR-60106, (J) PHCE-6003   Sil Austin, Red Prysock - Battle Royal!
* Mercury PPSD-1-12   Various Artists - Mercury Perfect Presence
* Mercury 71683x45   Sil Austin, Red Prysock - Kenny's Blues, Part 1 & 2

The Modernaires

Conte Candoli, trumpet #1-4; Tommy Reeves, trumpet #5-8; Frank Rosolino, trombone #1-4; Bud Shank, flute; Jack Spering, drums; Hal Dickinson, Chuck Kelly, Paula Kelly, vocals; Vernon Polk, vocals, guitar; Alan Copeland, vocals, arranger; unidentified orchestra, Pete Rugolo, conductor; Morty Corb, arranger, bass #1-4.
Los Angeles, CA, 1959
1. 19309Everything's Coming Up RosesMercury MG-20546
2. 19310What A Diff'rence A Day Made-
3. 19311Ja-Da (Cha Cha Cha)-
4. 19312Romantique-
5. 19354If Dreams Come True-
6. 19355Shiny Stockings-
7. 19356The Girl With The Long Black Hair-
8. 19357Sweeter Than The Sweetest-
* Mercury MG-20546, SR-60220; Wing MGW-12231, SRW-16231   The Modernaires - Like Swung

Brook Benton

Brook Benton, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
NYC, 1959
18111I'm In The Mood For LoveMercury MG-20421
18112I Can't Begin To Tell You-
* Mercury MG-20421, SR-60077   Brook Benton - It's Just A Matter Of Time

Chuck Little - Vince Dane - Herb Mason

Joe Wilder, trumpet; Urbie Green, trombone; Vince Dane, Chuck Little, Herb Mason, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
NYC, 1959
18682That's A PlentyMercury MG-20473
18683Oh By Jingo (Oh By Gee, You're The Only Girl For Me)-
18684Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye-
18685When You Make Your WishMercury 71551x45, MG-20473
18686So Long Oo-Long (How Long You Gonna Be Gone)Mercury MG-20473
18687Love Is A Simple Thing-
18688That International RagMercury 71551x45, MG-20473
18689Carol Of The BellsMercury MG-20473
18690Matador-
18691Here's A How We Do-
18692Heart-
18693Fugue For Tinhorns-
* Mercury MG-20473, SR-60154   Chuck Little, Vince Dane, Herb Mason - Presenting Little, Dane, And Mason
* Mercury 71551x45   Little - Dane - Mason - When You Make Your Wish / That International Rag

Taft Jordan Quintet

Taft Jordan, trumpet; possibly Dave Martin, piano; possibly Everett Barksdale, guitar; possibly Joe Benjamin, bass; possibly Chink Martin, drums.
NYC, 1959
18244My Man (Cha Cha)Mercury MG-20429
18245September Song-
18246When Your Lover Has Gone-
18247Young Man With A HornMercury 71661x45
18248Indian Summer-
18249Shyunissued
* Mercury MG-20429, SR-60101   The Moods Of Taft Jordan
* Mercury 71661x45   Taft Jordan - Young Man With A Horn / Indian Summer

Eddie Heywood With Orchestra

Eddie Heywood, piano; unidentified orchestra, Frank Hunter, arranger, conductor.
NYC, 1959
18368Whispering WindMercury MG-20445; Wing MGW-12276-W, MGW-12287-W
18369Evening Breeze-
18370Castillian RhapsodyMercury 71462x45
* Mercury MG-20445, SR-60115   Eddie Heywood - Breezin' Along With The Breeze
* Mercury 71462x45   Eddie Heywood - Castillian Rhapsody / Soft Summer Breeze
* Wing MGW-12276-W, MGW-12287-W   no information

Brook Benton

Brook Benton, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
NYC, 1959
18142When I Fall In LoveMercury MG-20421
18143The Nearness Of You-
18144Hold Me-
18145But Beautiful-
18146I Could Have Told You-
18147The More I See You-
18148Tell Me Your Dream-
18149Love Me Or Leave Me-
18150I'll String Along With You-
* Mercury MG-20421, SR-60077   Brook Benton - It's Just A Matter Of Time

Eddie Heywood With Orchestra

Eddie Heywood, piano; unidentified orchestra, Frank Hunter, arranger, conductor.
NYC, 1959
18529The Breeze And IMercury MG-20445; Wing MGW-12276-W, MGW-12287-W; Mercury C-30081x45
18530Gone With The WindMercury MG-20445; Wing MGW-12276-W, MGW-12287-W
18531High On A Windy HillMercury unissued
18532Begin The BeguineMercury MG-20445, MGD-9
18533I Feel Like A Feather In The BreezeMercury MG-20445; Wing MGW-12276-W, MGW-12287-W
18534Breezin' Along With The BreezeMercury MG-20445
18535Soft WindsWing MGW-12276-W, MGW-12287-W
18536Winds In AutumnMercury unissued
18537Winds In Autumn (vocal version)-
18538Soft Summer BreezeMercury 71462x45, MG-20445; Wing MGW-12276-W, MGW-12287-W
18833Winds In AutumnMercury 71504x45, MG-20445; Wing MGW-12276-W, MGW-12287-W
18834High On A Windy Hill-
18835With The Wind And The Rain In Your HairMercury MG-20445; Wing MGW-12276-W, MGW-12287-W
* Mercury MG-20445, SR-60115   Eddie Heywood - Breezin' Along With The Breeze
* Mercury MGD-9, SRD-9   Various Artists - Galaxy - Music From 16 Great Artists
* Mercury 71462x45   Eddie Heywood - Castillian Rhapsody / Soft Summer Breeze
* Mercury 71504x45   Eddie Heywood - Winds In Autumn / High On A Windy Hill
* Wing MGW-12276-W, MGW-12287-W; Mercury C-30081x45   no information

The Brothers Candoli Sextet

Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, trumpet; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar; Max Bennett, bass; Frank Capp, drums.
probably Los Angeles, CA, 1959
SplankyMercury MG-20515
Soak Yo' Sally-
A-Lue-Cha-
Rifts For Rosie-
Caravan-
Take The "A" Train-
Doodlin'-
Willow Weep For Me-
Blueing Boogie-
Richard Diamond's Blues-
* Mercury MG-20515, SR-60191; Universal (J) UCCM-9122   Pete Candoli, Conte Candoli - Two For The Money

Skinnay Ennis And His Orchestra

Ed Kusby, trombone; unidentified orchestra, Skinnay Ennis, leader, vocals; Alan Ferguson, arranger.
United Recording, Los Angeles, CA, 1959
19261Cheek To CheekMercury MG-20514
19262A Foggy Day-
19263Love For Sale-
19264Got A Date With An Angel (Skinnay Ennis Theme)Mercury MG-20514; Philips (US) PHM-1; Mercury C-30082x45
19305Whispers In The DarkMercury MG-20514
19306(How I'll Miss You) When Summer Is Gone (Hal Kemp Theme)-
19307You've Got Me Crying Again-
19308Scatter-BrainMercury MG-20514, C-30082x45
19345I've Got You Under My SkinMercury MG-20514
19346I'm Breathless-
19347When Did You Leave Heaven-
19348Rhythm Is Our Business-
* Mercury MG-20514, SR-60190   Skinnay Ennis Salutes Hal Kemp (not released)
= Philips (US) PHM-200-002, (US) PHS-600-002   Skinnay Ennis Salutes Hal Kemp
* Mercury C-30082x45   Skinnay Ennis - Got A Date With An Angel / Scatter-Brain
* Philips (US) PHM-1   no information

Barney Richards And His Rebels

Sid Commings, trumpet; Harry "Slip" Lepp, trombone; Charley Spero, clarinet; Tom Martin, tenor sax; Barney Richards, piano; Phil Agnew, bass; Bob Cousins, drums.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, 1959
19066C'est MagnifiqueMercury MG-20508
19067Just In Time-
19068Someone To Watch Over Me-
19069Mountain Greenery-
19070The Blue Room-
19071Thou Swell-
* Mercury MG-20508, SR-60185   Barney Richards And His Rebels - Dixie In Hi Society

The River Boat Five

Ted Butterman, trumpet; Wray Thomas, trombone; unknown, tuba; Ed Reed, clarinet, tenor sax; Keller Merck, piano; Milt Fitch, banjo; Jim Lunsford, drums.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, 1959
18232Toot, Toot, Tootsie (Goodbye)Mercury MG-20422
18233Farewell Blues-
18234Night Train-
18237Wabash Cannonball-
18238Sentimental Journey-
18239Take The "A" Train-
18240Alabamy Bound-
18241I've Been Workin' On The Railroad-
18242On The Atchison, Topeka And Santa Fe-
18243Casey Jones-
* Mercury MG-20422, SR-60094   The River Boat Five Take The Train

Peter Palmer And His Orchestra

Kenny Carbonel, Marshall Gill, Jane Haley, John Hunt, Virginia Lee, Wayne Roelofson, Ann Trendler, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Peter Palmer, leader, arranger, conductor; Walter Baylor, arranger.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, 1959
18185Let's Fall In LoveMercury MG-20425
18186Almost Like Being In Love-
18187This Can't Be Love-
18188How High The Moon-
18214I Could Write A Book-
18215Love Is Here To Stay-
18216You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
18217I Only Have Eyes For You-
18218Love Is Just Around The Corner-
* Mercury MG-20425, SR-60097   Peter Palmer And His Orchestra With Voices - A Swingin' Love Affair

Peter Palmer And His Orchestra

Kenny Carbonel, Marshall Gill, Jane Haley, John Hunt, Virginia Lee, Wayne Roelofson, Ann Trendler, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Peter Palmer, leader, arranger, conductor; Walter Baylor, arranger.: same personnel.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, 1959?
16381The Glory Of LoveMercury MG-20425
16382My Funny Valentine-
16383Too Marvelous For Words-
* Mercury MG-20425, SR-60097   Peter Palmer And His Orchestra With Voices - A Swingin' Love Affair

Miyoshi Umeki

Miyoshi Umeki, vocals; Perry Burgett, conductor #9-12; Hal Mooney, director; and others.
NYC, maybe 1959
1. 18762That Old FeelingMercury MG-20568
2. 18763They Can't Take That Away From Me-
3. 18764Jeepers Creepers-
4. 18765My Heart Stood Still-
5. 18766Sometimes I'm Happy-
6. 18767Gone With The Wind-
7. 18768I Could Write A Book-
8. 18769My Ship-
9. 18770You Make Me Feel So Young-
10. 18771Wonder Why-
11. 18772I'm Old Fashioned-
12. 18773Pick Yourself Upunissued
* Mercury MG-20568, SR-60228; Universal (J) UCCM-9041   Miyoshi Umeki - Miyoshi

Frank D'Rone

unknown, #1 trumpet #4,5,7; unknown, #2 trumpet #4,5,7; unknown, sax, clarinet, flute; unknown, piano; unknown, guitar #1-3,6; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Frank D'Rone, vocals.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, maybe 1959?
1. 18058Spring Is HereMercury MG-20418
2. 18059The Way You Look Tonight-
3. 18060Everything Happens To Me-
4. 18061My Foolish Heart-
5. 18062Yesterdays-
6. 18063The Moon Is Blue-
7. 18064Sophisticated Lady-
* Mercury MG-20418, SR-60064   Frank D'Rone Sings

Eddie Layton

Eddie Layton, organ, celeste; unknown, drums.
probably maybe 1959?
Makin' Whoopee (Fox Trot - 100 bpm)Mercury MG-20498
Jealous (Cha-Cha - 100 bpm)-
Twelfth Street Rag (Fox Trot - 100 bpm - dbl. time)-
I Can't Believe You're In Love With Me (Fox Trot - 100 bpm)-
The Anniversary Song (Waltz - 108 bpm)-
My Melancholy Baby (Fox Trot - 92 bpm)-
Hot Noodles (Fox Trot - 100 bpm)-
The Waltz You Saved For Me (Waltz - 108 bpm)-
Hernando's Hideaway (Tango - 100 bpm)-
Button Up Your Overcoat (Fox Trot - 92 bpm - dbl. time)-
Birth Of The Blues (Fox Trot - 92 bpm)-
Let Me Call You Sweetheart (Waltz - 108 bpm)-
* Mercury MG-20498, SR-60258   Eddie Layton - Skatin' With Layton

Ernestine Anderson

Ernie Royal, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Romeo Penque, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Barry Galbraith, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Pacheco, congas; Ernestine Anderson, vocals; Gigi Gryce, Ernie Wilkens, arranger, conductor.
probably maybe 1959?
Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'Mercury MG-20492
A New Town Is A Blue Town-
Stompin' At The Savoy-
Nature Boy-
Fascinating Rhythm-
My Heart Belongs To Daddy-
I Wish I Was Back In My Baby's Arms-
Harlem Nocturne-
Beale Street Blues-
Nobody's Heart-
I Got Rhythm-
* Mercury MG-20492, SR-60171   Ernestine Anderson - The Fascinating Ernestine