Mezz Mezzrow Catalog

1933 (age 34)

Mezz Mezzrow - Free Love / Dissonance  (Brunswick 7551)

Freddy Goodman, Ben Gusick, Max Kaminsky, trumpet; Benny Carter, trumpet, alto sax, vocals, arranger; Floyd O'Brien, trombone; Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet, alto sax, arranger; Johnny Russell, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Clayton "Sunshine" Duerr, guitar; Pops Foster, bass; Jack Maisel, drums.

NYC, November 6, 1933

B-14272-AFree Love
B-14273-ADissonance

** also released on Brunswick A-9527, A-500369.

Mezz Mezzrow - Swinging With Mezz / Love, You're Not The One For Me  (Brunswick 6778)

Freddy Goodman, Ben Gusick, Max Kaminsky, trumpet; Benny Carter, trumpet, alto sax, vocals, arranger; Floyd O'Brien, trombone; Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet, alto sax, arranger; Johnny Russell, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Clayton "Sunshine" Duerr, guitar; Pops Foster, bass; Jack Maisel, drums.: same session.

NYC, November 6, 1933

B-14274-ASwinging With Mezz
B-14275-ALove, You're Not The One For Me

** also released on Brunswick 01762, A-500370.

1934

Mezz Mezzrow's Swing Session  (RCA "X" LVA 3015)

Reunald Jones, Max Kaminsky, Chelsea Quealey, trumpet; Floyd O'Brien, trombone, arranger; Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet, alto sax, arranger; Benny Carter, alto sax; Bud Freeman, tenor sax; Willie "The Lion" Smith, piano; John Kirby, bass; Chick Webb, drums; Alex Hill, arranger.

NYC, May 7, 1934

82392-1Old Fashioned Love
82394-1Sendin' The Vipers
82395-135th And Calumet

Sy Oliver, trumpet; J.C. Higginbotham, trombone; Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet, arranger; Happy Caldwell, tenor sax; Sonny White, piano; Bernard Addison, guitar; Pops Foster, bass; Jimmy Crawford, drums; Larry Clinton, Edgar Sampson, arranger.

NYC, June 14, 1937

010569-1Blues In Disguise
010570-1That's How I Feel Today
010571-1Hot Club Stomp
010572-1The Swing Session's Called To Order

Various Artists - The Early Jazz Greats  (Jazztone J-1249)

Reunald Jones, Max Kaminsky, Chelsea Quealey, trumpet; Floyd O'Brien, trombone, arranger; Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet, alto sax, arranger; Benny Carter, alto sax; Bud Freeman, tenor sax; Willie "The Lion" Smith, piano; John Kirby, bass; Chick Webb, drums; Alex Hill, arranger.

NYC, May 7, 1934

82393-1Apologies

1936

Mezz Mezzrow And His Swing Band And Frankie Newton And His Orchestra - Mezzin' Around With Mezzrow And Newton  (RCA Victor LJM-1006)

Frank Newton, trumpet; Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Bud Freeman, tenor sax; Willie "The Lion" Smith, piano, vocals; Albert Casey, guitar; Wellman Braud, bass; George Stafford, drums; Lucille Stewart, vocals.

NYC, March 12, 1936

99772-1A Melody From The Sky
99773-1Lost
99774-1Mutiny In The Parlor
99775-1The Panic Is On
99776-1I'se A-Muggin', Part 1
99777-1I'se A-Muggin', Part 2

1944 (age 45)

Mezz Mezzrow - Really The Blues / Milk For Mezz  (Session 10-008)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Art Hodes, piano; Danny Alvin, drums.

NYC, March 15, 1944

F160Really The Blues
F161Milk For Mezz

Art Hodes - Feather's Lament / Mezzin' Around  (Session 10-007)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Art Hodes, piano; Danny Alvin, drums.: same session.

NYC, March 15, 1944

F162Feather's Lament
F163Mezzin' Around

1945

Sidney Bechet, Mezz Mezzrow - Bechet-Mezzrow Quintet & Septet  (Vogue (F) LD 123)

Oran "Hot Lips" Page as Papa Snow White, trumpet, vocals; Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Sammy Price, piano; Danny Barker, guitar; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Sidney Catlett, drums.

NYC, July 30, 1945

KJ12-1House Party
KJ16-1Blood On The Moon

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Fritz Weston, piano; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums; Douglas Daniels, vocals.

NYC, August 29, 1945

KJ26-2Bowin' The Blues #2

same personnel.

NYC, August 30, 1945

KJ29-3Old School (as Revolutionary Blues)
KJ32-3Out Of The Gallion #3

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, clarinet, soprano sax; Wesley "Socks" Wilson, piano, vocals; Wellman Braud, bass; Baby Dodds, drums; Coot Grant, vocals.

NYC, September 18, 1947

KJ33-1Breathless Blues

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Sammy Price, piano; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums.

Chicago, IL, December 20, 1947

KJ53-2I'm Going Away From Here #2
KJ55-2Delta Mood #2

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - Levee Blues / Saw Mill Blues  (King Jazz KJ 144)

Oran "Hot Lips" Page as Papa Snow White, trumpet; Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Sammy Price, piano; Danny Barker, guitar; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Sidney Catlett, drums; Pleasant Joe, vocals.

NYC, July 31, 1945

KJ17-1Levee Blues
KJ20-1Saw Mill Blues

** also released on Jazz Selection (F) JS 754 (alt.).

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - Baby, I'm Cuttin' Out / I'll Never Forget The Blues  (King Jazz (It) KJ 201)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Fritz Weston, piano; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums; Douglas Daniels, vocals.

NYC, August 29, 1945

KJ24-3Baby, I'm Cuttin' Out #3

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Sammy Price, piano; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums.

Chicago, IL, December 19, 1947

KJ49-2I'll Never Forget The Blues #2

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - Ole Miss / Out Of The Gallion  (King Jazz KJ 142)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Fritz Weston, piano; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums; Douglas Daniels, vocals.

NYC, August 29, 1945

KJ25-2Ole Miss #2

** also released on King Jazz (E) KJ 1; Royal Jazz (F) RJ 701; Jazz Selection (Swd) JS 4011; Vogue (D) V 701.

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - Jelly Roll / Gone Away Blues  (King Jazz (E) KJ 10)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Fritz Weston, piano; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums; Douglas Daniels, vocals.: same session.

NYC, August 29, 1945

KJ27-2Jelly Roll #2

** also released on Royal Jazz (F) RJ 709; Vogue (D) V 709.

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - Perdido Street Stomp / I'll Never Forget The Blues  (Storyville (D) A 45082)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Fritz Weston, piano; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums; Douglas Daniels, vocals.: same session.

NYC, August 29, 1945

KJ28-1Perdido Street Stomp #3

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Sammy Price, piano; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums.

Chicago, IL, December 19, 1947

KJ49-1I'll Never Forget The Blues

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - Perdido Street Stomp / De Luxe Stomp  (King Jazz (E) KJ 4)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Fritz Weston, piano; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums; Douglas Daniels, vocals.

NYC, August 29, 1945

KJ28-2Perdido Street Stomp #4

** also released on Royal Jazz (F) RJ 704; Vogue (D) V 704.

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - Gone Away Blues / De Luxe Stomp  (King Jazz KJ 140)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Fritz Weston, piano; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums; Douglas Daniels, vocals.: same personnel.

NYC, August 30, 1945

KJ30-1Gone Away Blues
KJ31-1De Luxe Stomp

1947

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - Really The Blues, Part 1 & 2  (King Jazz KJ 146)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, clarinet, soprano sax; Wesley "Socks" Wilson, piano, vocals; Wellman Braud, bass; Baby Dodds, drums; Coot Grant, vocals.

NYC, September 18, 1947

KJ34-1Really The Blues
KJ35-1Really The Blues, Part 2

** also released on King Jazz (E) KJ 9; Royal Jazz (F) RJ 710.

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - Breathless Blues / Evil Gal Blues  (King Jazz KJ 147)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, clarinet, soprano sax; Wesley "Socks" Wilson, piano, vocals; Wellman Braud, bass; Baby Dodds, drums; Coot Grant, vocals.: same session.

NYC, September 18, 1947

KJ36-1Evil Gal Blues

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - You Got To Give It To Me / You Can't Do That To Me  (King Jazz KJ 148)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, clarinet, soprano sax; Wesley "Socks" Wilson, piano, vocals; Wellman Braud, bass; Baby Dodds, drums; Coot Grant, vocals.: same session.

NYC, September 18, 1947

KJ38-1You Got To Give It To Me
KJ41-1You Can't Do That To Me

** also released on Jazz Selection (F) JS 821.

no information  (Storyville (D) A 450??)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, clarinet, soprano sax; Wesley "Socks" Wilson, piano, vocals; Wellman Braud, bass; Baby Dodds, drums; Coot Grant, vocals.: same session.

NYC, September 18, 1947

KJ40-1Whoop This Wolf Away From My Door

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - Breathless Blues / Groovin' The Minor  (King Jazz (E) KJ 6)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, clarinet, soprano sax; Wesley "Socks" Wilson, piano, vocals; Wellman Braud, bass; Baby Dodds, drums; Coot Grant, vocals.: same session.

NYC, September 18, 1947

KJ42-1Groovin' The Minor

** also released on Royal Jazz (F) RJ 706.

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - Where Am I / Funky Butt  (King Jazz (E) KJ 3)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Sammy Price, piano; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums.

Chicago, IL, December 18, 1947

KJ43-3Where Am I #3

same personnel.

Chicago, IL, December 20, 1947

KJ54-4Funky Butt #2

** also released on Royal Jazz (F) RJ 703.

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - Tommy's Blues / I'm Going Away From Here  (King Jazz (E) KJ 7)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Sammy Price, piano; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums.: same personnel.

Chicago, IL, December 18, 1947

KJ44-1Tommy's Blues

** also released on Royal Jazz (F) RJ 705.

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - Chicago Function, Part 1 & 2  (King Jazz (E) KJ 5)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Sammy Price, piano; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums.: same session.

Chicago, IL, December 18, 1947

KJ45-1Chicago Function, Part 1
KJ46-1Chicago Function, Part 2

** also released on Royal Jazz (F) RJ 707.

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - I Want Some / I'm Speaking My Mind  (King Jazz (E) KJ 8)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Sammy Price, piano; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums.: same personnel.

Chicago, IL, December 19, 1947

KJ47-1I Want Some
KJ48-3I'm Speaking My Mind #3

** also released on Royal Jazz (F) RJ 708.

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - Breathless Blues / I'm Speaking My Mind  (Storyville (D) A 45060)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Sammy Price, piano; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums.: same session.

Chicago, IL, December 19, 1947

KJ48-2I'm Speaking My Mind #2

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - Kaiser's Last Break / Delta Mood  (King Jazz (E) KJ 11)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Sammy Price, piano; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums.: same session.

Chicago, IL, December 19, 1947

KJ52-2Kaiser's Last Break #2

** also released on Royal Jazz (F) RJ 711.

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - Where Am I / Delta Mood  (King Jazz (It) KJ 203)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Sammy Price, piano; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums.: same personnel.

Chicago, IL, December 20, 1947

KJ55-1Delta Mood

Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet - Perdido Street Stomp / Blues Of The Roaring Twenties  (King Jazz (It) KJ 204)

Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, soprano sax; Sammy Price, piano; George "Pops" Foster, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums.: same session.

Chicago, IL, December 20, 1947

KJ56-1Blues Of The Roaring Twenties

1951 (age 52)

Mezz Mezzrow - Swingin' With Mezz: 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 15  (Vogue (F) LD 518-30)

Guy Longnon, trumpet; Bernard Zacharias, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Claude Luter, 2nd clarinet; Christian Azzi, piano; Claude Philippe, banjo; Roland Bianchini, bass; Francois "Moustache" Galepides, drums.

Paris, France, October 30, 1951

51V4115Four Or Five Times
51V4116Black And Blue
51V4117Jingle Bells
51V4121Old Fashioned Love

Lee Collins, trumpet; Mowgli Jospin, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Guy Lafitte, clarinet, tenor sax; Andre Persiany, piano; Zutty Singleton, drums.

Paris, France, November 15, 1951

51V4146-2Clarinet Marmalade (alternate take)
51V4148Struttin' With Some Barbecue

same personnel.

Paris, France, November 16, 1951

51V4155Blues Des Annees 20 (as Blues Of The Twenties)

Buck Clayton, trumpet; "Big Chief" Russell Moore, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Gene Sedric, clarinet, tenor sax; Red Richards, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Kansas Fields, drums; Taps Miller, tap dance.

Paris, France, April 2, 1953

53V4505Swingin' With Mezz
53V4507Big Butter And Egg Man

Mezz Mezzrow-Claude Luter Et Son Orchestre  (Vogue (F) LD 033)

Guy Longnon, trumpet; Bernard Zacharias, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Claude Luter, 2nd clarinet; Christian Azzi, piano; Claude Philippe, banjo; Roland Bianchini, bass; Francois "Moustache" Galepides, drums.

Paris, France, October 30, 1951

51V4115-2Four Or Five Times (alternate take)
51V4116-2Black And Blue (alternate take)
51V4118Blues As We Like 'Em
51V4119If I Had You
51V4120Christopher's Rockin'
51V4122Weary Blues

Milton Mezz Mezzrow - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 10  (Mode (F) CMDINT 9583)

Lee Collins, trumpet; Mowgli Jospin, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Guy Lafitte, clarinet, tenor sax; Andre Persiany, piano; Zutty Singleton, drums.

Paris, France, November 15, 1951

51V4145Boogie Parisien (as Blues Parisien)
51V4147If I Could Be With You

same personnel.

Paris, France, November 16, 1951

51V4153Mezzerola Blues
51V4152-?Blues No One Dug (inedit)

Mezz Mezzrow - Clarinet Marmalade - Jazz Legacy 15  (Jazz Legacy (F) JL 65)

Lee Collins, trumpet; Mowgli Jospin, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Guy Lafitte, clarinet, tenor sax; Andre Persiany, piano; Zutty Singleton, drums.: same personnel.

Paris, France, November 15, 1951

51V4146Clarinet Marmalade

same personnel.

Paris, France, November 16, 1951

51V4150Blues Jam Up
51V4152Blues No One Dug

Various Artists - Nouvelle Orleans, Vol. 2  (Mode (F) MDINT 9287)

Lee Collins, trumpet; Mowgli Jospin, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Guy Lafitte, clarinet, tenor sax; Andre Persiany, piano; Zutty Singleton, drums.: same personnel.

Paris, France, November 15, 1951

51V4149The Sheik Of Araby

Various Artists - Nouvelle Orleans, Vol. 3  (Mode (F) MDINT 9370)

Lee Collins, trumpet; Mowgli Jospin, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Guy Lafitte, clarinet, tenor sax; Andre Persiany, piano; Zutty Singleton, drums.: same personnel.

Paris, France, November 16, 1951

51V4150-2Blues Jam Up (alternate take)
51V4152-2Blues No One Dug (alternate take)

Various Artists - New Orleans Clarinet - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 6  (Mode (F) CMDINT 9518)

Lee Collins, trumpet; Mowgli Jospin, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Guy Lafitte, clarinet, tenor sax; Andre Persiany, piano; Zutty Singleton, drums.: same session.

Paris, France, November 16, 1951

51V4151Revolutionary Blues No. 2

Various Artists - Voyage A La Nouvelle Orleans  (Vogue (F) CLVLX 664)

Lee Collins, trumpet; Mowgli Jospin, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Guy Lafitte, clarinet, tenor sax; Andre Persiany, piano; Zutty Singleton, drums.: same session.

Paris, France, November 16, 1951

51V4154Drum Face

Lee Collins, trumpet; Mowgli Jospin, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Guy Lafitte, tenor sax; Claude Bolling, piano; Zutty Singleton, drums.

"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, February 5, 1952

Really The Blues (mistitled as Gone Awey Blues)

Buck Clayton, trumpet; "Big Chief" Russell Moore, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Gene Sedric, clarinet, tenor sax; Red Richards, piano; Kansas Fields, drums; Taps Miller, tap dance.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, March 1, 1953

53V4607When The Saints Go Marchin' In

1952

Mezz Mezzrow - Jazz Concert - Enregistre Salle Pleyel, 5 Fevrier 1952  (Vogue (F) LD 070)

Lee Collins, trumpet; Mowgli Jospin, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Guy Lafitte, tenor sax; Claude Bolling, piano; Zutty Singleton, drums.

"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, February 5, 1952

Royal Garden Blues
Sweet Georgia Brown
Muskrat Ramble
A Monday Date
Frankie And Johnnie
I've Found A New Baby

1953

Mezz Mezzrow - Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 3  (Vogue (F) LD 137)

Buck Clayton, trumpet; "Big Chief" Russell Moore, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Gene Sedric, clarinet, tenor sax; Red Richards, piano; Kansas Fields, drums; Taps Miller, tap dance.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, March 1, 1953

53V4606Wabash Blues
Muskrat Ramble (mistitled as Really The Blues)
Boogie Special
Honeysuckle Rose
Ain't Misbehavin'
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
I Can't Give You Anything But Love

Mezz Mezzrow - Memorial - Theatre Des Champs-Elysees 6 Mars 1953 - Inedits  (Vogue (F) DP 14)

Buck Clayton, trumpet; "Big Chief" Russell Moore, trombone; Mezz Mezzrow, clarinet; Gene Sedric, tenor sax; Red Richards, piano; Kansas Fields, drums; "Taps" Miller, tap dance.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, March 6, 1953

Indiana
Perdido Street Stomp
Royal Garden Blues
Swingin' With Mezz
On The Sunny Side Of The Street

same session.

I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
Really The Blues
Tommy's Blues
West End Blues
Buck Clayton Special
High Tide
I Ain't Got Nobody
Christopher Colombus

Buck Clayton - Jazz  (Vogue (E) LAE 12032)

Buck Clayton, trumpet; "Big Chief" Russell Moore, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Gene Sedric, clarinet, tenor sax; Red Richards, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Kansas Fields, drums.

Paris, France, April 2, 1953

53V4497Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
53V4498Rose Room

Buck Clayton - Buck  (Jazz Selection (F) LDM 30021)

Buck Clayton, trumpet; "Big Chief" Russell Moore, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Gene Sedric, clarinet, tenor sax; Red Richards, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Kansas Fields, drums; Taps Miller, tap dance.

Paris, France, April 2, 1953

53V4503Lazy River

Milton Mezz Mezzrow, Vol. 2 - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 12  (Mode (F) CMDINT 9598)

Buck Clayton, trumpet; "Big Chief" Russell Moore, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Gene Sedric, clarinet, tenor sax; Red Richards, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Kansas Fields, drums; Taps Miller, tap dance.: same session.

Paris, France, April 2, 1953

53V4504West End Blues

Various Artists - J'aime Danser Sur Le Jazz  (Vogue (F) LD 433-30)

Buck Clayton, trumpet; "Big Chief" Russell Moore, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Gene Sedric, clarinet, tenor sax; Red Richards, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Kansas Fields, drums; Taps Miller, tap dance.: same session.

Paris, France, April 2, 1953

53V4506St. Louis Blues

Mezz Mezzrow - Big Butter And Egg Man / Mezz Mezzrow, Taps Miller - I Ain't Got Nobody  (Vogue (F) V 5164)

Buck Clayton, trumpet; "Big Chief" Russell Moore, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Gene Sedric, clarinet, tenor sax; Red Richards, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Kansas Fields, drums; Taps Miller, tap dance.: same session.

Paris, France, April 2, 1953

53V4508I Ain't Got Nobody

1954

Mezz Mezzrow And His Orchestra - Pleyel Concert  (Vogue (F) LDM 30002)

Lee Collins, trumpet; Jimmy Archey, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Claude Bolling, piano; Fred Moore, drums, washboard.

"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, November 21, 1954

Basin Street Blues
Squeeze Me
Blue Skies
Tiger Rag
Rockin' For Panassie
Tommy's Blues
Vogue Boogie
When The Saints Go Marchin' In

** also released on Vogue (E) LAE 12007. Mode (F) CMDINT 9877 entitled "Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow - In Concert - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 53".

1955

Mezz Mezzrow And His Orchestra  (Vogue (F) LDM 30005)

Wallace Davenport, Guy Longnon, trumpet; James Archey, trombone; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Claude Bolling, piano; Fred Moore, drums.

Paris, France, January 12, 1955

Serenade To Paris
My Blue Heaven
Coquette
Moonglow
Reverend Blues (as Blues)
Careless Love

Mezz Mezzrow - A La Schola Cantorum - Blues Avec Un Pont/Mineur Avec Un Pont  (Ducretet-Thomson (F) 300 V 010)

Peanuts Holland, Guy Longnon, trumpet; Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet; Milton Sealey, piano; Kansas Fields, drums.

"Schola Cantorum", Paris, France, May 20, 1955

Blues Avec Un Pont (as Blues With A Bridge)
Mineur Avec Un Pont (as Minor With A Bridge)

** also released on London/Ducretet-Thomson (E) TKL 93092; Ducretet-Thomson (US) DUX 40330. Swing (US) SW 8409 entitled "Mezz Mezzrow With Peanuts Holland, Kansas Fields, Guy Longnon, Milton Sealey - Recorded In Paris 1955".

Mezz Mezzrow, Maxim Saury - Mezzrow-Saury Quintet  (Ducretet-Thomson (F) 250 V 010)

Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, Maxim Saury, clarinet; Milton Sealey, piano; Ed De Haas, bass; Kansas Fields, drums.

Paris, France, July 5, 1955

Sweet Sue
Wailin' With Saury
Rosetta
All Of Me
Someday Sweetheart