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.
RKO Pathe Studios, 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.
RKO Pathe Studios, 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