Metronome All-Stars Discography

1939

All Star Band

Bunny Berigan, Sonny Dunham (trumpet) Charlie Spivak (trumpet -1) Harry James (trumpet -2) Tommy Dorsey, Jack Teagarden (trombone) Benny Goodman (clarinet) Hymie Schertzer (alto sax) Eddie Miller, Arthur Rollini (tenor sax) Bob Zurke (piano) Carmen Mastren (guitar) Bob Haggart (bass) Ray Bauduc (drums)
NYC, January 11 & 12, 1939
1. 031445-2Blue LouVictor 26144; RCA Victor LPT-21; RCA Camden CAL-426; RCA Victor LPV-528
2. 031446-1The BluesVictor 26144; RCA Victor LPT-21; RCA Camden CAL-426
* RCA Camden CAL-426, (E) CDN-112   The Metronome All-Star Bands
* RCA Victor LPV-528   Jack Teagarden
* RCA Victor LPT-21   Metronome All-Star Bands
* Victor 26144, 63-0299; His Master's Voice B-8896, EA-2306, K-8329   All Star Band - Blue Lou / The Blues

1940

Metronome All Star Band

Ziggy Elman, Harry James, Charlie Spivak (trumpet) Jack Jenney, Jack Teagarden (trombone) Benny Goodman (clarinet) Benny Carter, Toots Mondello (alto sax) Charlie Barnet, Eddie Miller (tenor sax) Jess Stacy (piano) Charlie Christian (guitar) Bob Haggart (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, February 7, 1940
26489-AKing Porter StompColumbia 35389; V-Disc 894; Columbia CL 2528; Harmony HL 7044
* Harmony HL 7044   The Swing Era Metronome All-Stars
* Columbia CL 2528   Metronome All-Stars
* Columbia 35389, 291180, DO-2107, M-233; Parlophone R-2746, B-71082, PZ-11172   Metronome All Star Band - King Porter Stomp / Metronome All Star Nine - All Star Strut
* V-Disc 894   Metronome All Star Band - King Porter Stomp / ??? - ???

Metronome All Star Nine

Harry James (trumpet) Jack Teagarden (trombone) Benny Goodman (clarinet) Benny Carter (alto sax) Eddie Miller (tenor sax) Jess Stacy (piano) Charlie Christian (guitar) Bob Haggart (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, February 7, 1940
26490-AAll Star StrutColumbia 35389, AS-10009; V-Disc 879; Columbia CL 2528; Harmony HL 7044
* Harmony HL 7044   The Swing Era Metronome All-Stars
* Columbia CL 2528   Metronome All-Stars
* Columbia 35389, 291180, DO-2107, M-233; Parlophone R-2746, B-71082, PZ-11172   Metronome All Star Band - King Porter Stomp / Metronome All Star Nine - All Star Strut
* Columbia AS-10009   Metronome All Star Nine - All Star Strut / Jimmie Lunceford - What's Your Story, Morning Glory
* V-Disc 879   Band-Leader Stars - All Star Strut / ??? - ???

1941

Metronome All-Star Bands

Ziggy Elman, Harry James, Cootie Williams (trumpet) Tommy Dorsey, J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Benny Goodman (clarinet) Benny Carter, Toots Mondello (alto sax) Tex Beneke, Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Count Basie (piano) Charlie Christian (guitar) Artie Bernstein (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, January 16, 1941
060331-1Bugle Call RagVictor 27314; RCA Victor LPT-21; RCA Camden CAL-426
060332-1One O'Clock JumpVictor 27314, A-1337; RCA Victor LPT-21; RCA Camden CAL-426
* RCA Camden CAL-426, (E) CDN-112   The Metronome All-Star Bands
* RCA Victor LPT-21   Metronome All-Star Bands
* Victor 27314; RCA Victor 27-0036; Victor 1AC-0069; His Master's Voice B-9195, EA-3004   Metronome All-Star Bands - Bugle Call Rag / One O'Clock Jump
* Victor A-1337   Metronome All-Star Bands - One O'Clock Jump / Fats Waller - Alligator Crawl

Metronome All Star Band

Roy Eldridge, Harry James, Cootie Williams (trumpet) J.C. Higginbotham, Lou McGarity (trombone) Benny Goodman (clarinet) Benny Carter, Toots Mondello (alto sax) Tex Beneke, Vido Musso (tenor sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Milt Hinton as Doc Goldberg (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, December 31, 1941
32079-1Royal FlushColumbia 36499, C-601
32079-2-Parlophone DP-253; Columbia CL 2528; Harmony HL 7044
32080-1Dear Old SouthlandHarmony HL 7044
* Harmony HL 7044   The Swing Era Metronome All-Stars
* Columbia CL 2528   Metronome All-Stars
* Columbia 36499, DS-1598, 20317; Parlophone R-2967   Metronome All Star Band - Royal Flush / Metronome All Star Leaders - I Got Rhythm
* Columbia C-601, DO-2481   Metronome All Star Band - Royal Flush / Metronome All Star Leaders - I Got Rhythm
* Parlophone DP-253   Metronome All Star Band - Royal Flush / Metronome All Star Leaders - I Got Rhythm

1942

Metronome All Star Leaders

Cootie Williams (trumpet) J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Benny Goodman (clarinet) Benny Carter (alto sax) Charlie Barnet (tenor sax) Count Basie (piano) Alvino Rey (guitar) John Kirby (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, January 16, 1942
32261-1I Got RhythmColumbia C-601, CL 2528; Harmony HL 7044
32261-2-Columbia 36499; Parlophone DP-253
* Harmony HL 7044   The Swing Era Metronome All-Stars
* Columbia CL 2528   Metronome All-Stars
* Columbia C-601, DO-2481   Metronome All Star Band - Royal Flush / Metronome All Star Leaders - I Got Rhythm
* Columbia 36499, DS-1598, 20317; Parlophone R-2967   Metronome All Star Band - Royal Flush / Metronome All Star Leaders - I Got Rhythm
* Parlophone DP-253   Metronome All Star Band - Royal Flush / Metronome All Star Leaders - I Got Rhythm

1946

Metronome All-Star Bands

Sonny Berman, Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Neal Hefti, Rex Stewart, Cootie Williams (trumpet) Will Bradley, Tommy Dorsey, Bill Harris, J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Herbie Fields, Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Georgie Auld, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Harry Carney (baritone sax) Teddy Wilson (piano) Billy Bauer, Tiny Grimes (guitar) Chubby Jackson (bass) Dave Tough (drums) Sy Oliver (conductor)
NYC, January 15, 1946
D6VC5026-1Look OutVictor 40-4000; RCA Victor LPT-21; RCA Camden CAL-426
Sonny Berman, Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Neal Hefti (trumpet) Tommy Dorsey, Bill Harris, J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Herbie Fields, Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Georgie Auld, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Harry Carney (baritone sax) Red Norvo (vibes) Teddy Wilson (piano) Billy Bauer, Tiny Grimes (guitar) Chubby Jackson (bass) Dave Tough (drums) Duke Ellington (conductor)
D6VC5027-2Metronome All-OutVictor 40-4000; RCA Victor 27-0016, LPT-21; RCA Camden CAL-426
* RCA Camden CAL-426, (E) CDN-112   The Metronome All-Star Bands
* RCA Victor LPT-21   Metronome All-Star Bands
* RCA Victor 27-0016   ??? - ??? / Metronome All-Star Bands - Metronome All-Out
* Victor 40-4000; His Master's Voice C-3554   Metronome All-Star Bands - Look Out / Metronome All-Out

Metronome All-Stars

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Harry Carney (baritone sax) Nat King Cole (piano -1, piano, vocals -2) Bob Ahern (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Frank Sinatra (vocals -1) June Christy (vocals -2)
NYC, December 17, 1946
1. CO37177Sweet LorraineColumbia 37293, CL 2528; Harmony HL 7044
2. CO37178Nat Meets June-
* Harmony HL 7044   The Swing Era Metronome All-Stars
* Columbia CL 2528   Metronome All-Stars
* Columbia 37293, DB-2355   Metronome All-Stars - Sweet Lorraine / Nat Meets June

1947

The Metronome All Stars

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Nat King Cole (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 21, 1947
2933-4Leap HereCapitol 15039, M-11031
* Capitol M-11031   The Metronome All Stars, The International Jazzmen, The Just Jazz All Stars - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 6 - All Star Sessions
* Capitol 15039, 2417, (E) 13019   The Metronome All Stars - Leap Here / Metronome Riff

The Metronome All Stars + Stan Kenton And His Orchestra

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Nat King Cole (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) + Buddy Childers, Ken Hanna, Al Porcino, Ray Wetzel (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Harry Forbes (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Art Pepper, George Weidler (alto sax) Bob Cooper, Warner Weidler (tenor sax) Bob Gioga (baritone sax) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, December 21, 1947
2934-4Metronome RiffCapitol 15039, M-11031
* Capitol M-11031   The Metronome All Stars, The International Jazzmen, The Just Jazz All Stars - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 6 - All Star Sessions
* Capitol 15039, 2417, (E) 13019   The Metronome All Stars - Leap Here / Metronome Riff

1949

Metronome All-Star Bands

Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro (trumpet) J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Charlie Ventura (tenor sax) Ernie Caceres (baritone sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, January 3, 1949
D9VB0021-1Overtime (shorter take)RCA Victor 20-3361; RCA Camden CAL-426; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
D9VC0021-2Overtime (longer take)RCA Victor LPT-3046, LPV-519; RCA Camden CAL-426; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
D9VC0022-3Victory Ball (longer take)-
D9VB0022-2Victory Ball (alternate take)RCA Camden CAL-339
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Charlie Ventura (tenor sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
D9VB0022-1Victory Ball (shorter take)RCA Victor 20-3361, LEJ-10; RCA Camden CAL-426; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
* RCA Camden CAL-426, (E) CDN-112   The Metronome All-Star Bands
* RCA Victor LPV-519   Various Artists - The Be-Bop Era
* RCA Camden CAL-339   Various Artists - Great Jazz Reeds
* Bluebird 07863 66528-2   Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete RCA Victor Recordings
* RCA Victor LPT-3046   Various Artists - Crazy... And Cool
* RCA Victor LEJ-10   Various Artists - The RCA Victor Encyclopedia Of Recorded Jazz, Album 10 Of 12 Great Albums - "Ori To Rus"
* RCA Victor 20-3361; His Master's Voice B-9818   Metronome All-Star Bands - Overtime / Victory Ball

1950

Metronome All-Stars

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Stan Getz (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 10, 1950
CO42629-1Double DateColumbia 38734; Harmony HL 7044
CO42630-1No Figs-
* Harmony HL 7044   The Swing Era Metronome All-Stars
* Columbia 38734, DB-2718   Metronome All-Stars - No Figs / Double Date

1951

The Metronome All Stars

Miles Davis (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) John LaPorta (clarinet) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Stan Getz (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) Terry Gibbs (vibes) George Shearing (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 23, 1951
6252Early SpringCapitol 1550, T-796, M-11031, (J) CR-8024, CDP 7 98935 2
6253Local 802 BluesCapitol 1550, M-11031, (J) CR-8024, CDP 7 98935 2
* Capitol T-796   Various Artists - The History Of Jazz, Vol. 4 - Enter The Cool
* Capitol M-11031   The Metronome All Stars, The International Jazzmen, The Just Jazz All Stars - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 6 - All Star Sessions
* Capitol (J) CR-8024   Various Artists - Jazz Of The Forties - Bebop Into Cool
* Capitol CDP 7 98935 2   Miles Davis - The Birth Of The Cool, Vol. 2
* Capitol 1550, (E) CL 13545   The Metronome All Stars - Early Spring / Local 802 Blues

1953

The Metronome All Stars

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) John LaPorta (clarinet) Warne Marsh, Lester Young (tenor sax) Terry Gibbs (vibes) Teddy Wilson (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Max Roach (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals)
NYC, July 9, 1953
53S507How High The Moon, Part 1MGM X 1078, E 3176
53S508How High The Moon, Part 2-
53S509St. Louis Blues, Part 1MGM 11573, X 1078, E 3176, E 3611
53S510St. Louis Blues, Part 2-
* MGM E 3176   Billy Eckstine - The Great Mr. B With A Beat
* MGM E 3611   Various Artists - Forty-Eight - Stars Of Jazz
* MGM X 1078, (E) EP 574   Billy Eckstine And The Metronome All Stars
* MGM 11573, (E) 692   The Metronome All Stars - St. Louis Blues, Part 1 & 2

1956

Metronome All-Stars

Thad Jones (trumpet) Eddie Bert (trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) Teddy Charles (vibes) Billy Taylor (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, June 18, 1956
2860-1Billie's BounceClef MGC 743
* Clef MGC 743; Verve MGV 8030   Metronome All-Stars 1956