Mundell Lowe Discography

1954 (age 32)

Mundell Lowe Quintet

Teddy Charles as Stix Kahn, vibes; Mundell Lowe, Sal Salvador, guitar; Kenny O'Brien, bass; Ed Shaughnessy, drums.

RCA Victor's 24th Street Studios, NYC, February 12, 1954

E4VB3560Spring Is HereRCA Victor LJM-3002
E4VB3561There Goes Rusty!-

* RCA Victor LJM-3002   The Mundell Lowe Quintet

Mundell Lowe Quintet

John Potoker, celeste; Don Arnone, Mundell Lowe, guitar; Trigger Alpert, bass; Ed Shaughnessy, drums.

RCA Victor's 24th Street Studios, NYC, March 8, 1954

E4VB3801Spring Will Be A Little Late This YearRCA Victor LJM-3002
E4VB3802Prelude To A Kiss-
E4VB3803How Long Has This Been Going On-
E4VB3804Street Of Dreams-

* RCA Victor LJM-3002   The Mundell Lowe Quintet

Mundell Lowe Quintet

Phil Kraus, marimba, celeste; Don Arnone, Mundell Lowe, guitar; Trigger Alpert, bass; Ed Shaughnessy, drums.

RCA Victor's 24th Street Studios, NYC, March 22, 1954

E4VB3895PantomimeRCA Victor LJM-3002
E4VB3896Darn That Dream-
E4VB3897Takin' The Blues For A Walk-

* RCA Victor LJM-3002   The Mundell Lowe Quintet

1955

The Mundell Lowe Quartet

Dick Hyman, piano, organ #1-5,7-9, celeste #6; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Trigger Alpert, bass; Ed Shaughnessy, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August 27, and October 4, 1955

1.Will You Still Be Mine?Riverside RLP 12-204
2.I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans-
3.I'll Never Be The Same-
4.All Of You-
5.Yes, Sir, That's My Baby-
6.The Night We Called It A Day-
7.Bach Revisited-
8.Cheek To Cheek-
9.Far From VanillaRiverside RLP 12-204, S-3

* Riverside RLP 12-204; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1773, OJCCD-1773-2   The Mundell Lowe Quartet
* Riverside S-3   Various Artists - Riverside Modern Jazz Sampler $1.98

1956

Mundell Lowe Quartet

Al Klink, flute, bass clarinet #1,4,9; Phil Bodner, oboe, English horn #3,6,7,12; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Trigger Alpert, bass #1-9,11,12; Ed Shaughnessy, drums #1-9,11,12.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 20, and March 2 and 9, 1956

1.Speak LowRiverside RLP 12-208, RLP 12-244
2.We'll Be Together AgainRiverside RLP 12-208
3.Memories Of You-
4.Ill Wind-
5.You Don't Know What Love Is-
6.I Dream Too Much-
7.June In January-
8.I'll Take Romance-
9.It's So Peaceful In The Country-
10.Our Waltz-
11.I'm Old Fashioned-
12.Goodbye-

* Riverside RLP 12-208; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1957-2   Guitar Moods By Mundell Lowe
* Riverside RLP 12-244   Various Artists - Jazz For Lovers

Mundell Lowe Trio

Jack Greenberg, English horn; Mundell Lowe, guitar; George Duvivier, bass.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, circa April, 1956

This Could Lead To LoveRiverside RLP 12-808
I Guess I'll Have To Dream The Rest-
Wonderful One-
I Hadn't Anyone 'Til You-

* Riverside RLP 12-808   Mundell Lowe, Tony Burrello, Barbara Lea, Billy Taylor - This Could Lead To Love

Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra -- Alec Wilder

Joe Wilder, trumpet; John Barrows, Jim Buffington, French horn; Don Hammond, flute; Jerry Roth, oboe; Bernard Garfield, bassoon #1-4,6,9,10,12; Harold Goltzer, bassoon #5,7,8,11; Jimmy Carroll, clarinet, bass clarinet; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass #1,2,6,10; Trigger Alpert, bass #3-5,7-9,11,12; Ed Shaughnessy, drums; Alec Wilder, composer, personal supervisor.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, June 12 and 19, and July 19, 1956

1.Suggestion For Bored DancersRiverside RLP 12-219
2.She Never Wore Makeup-
3.What Happened Last Night?-
4.Walk Softly-
5.Let's Get Together And Cry-
6.Mama Never Dug This Scene-
7.Pop, What's A Passacaglia?-
8.No Plans-
9.The Endless Quest-
10.Around The World In 2:34-
11.An Unrelenting Memory-
12.Tacet For NeuroticsRiverside RLP 12-219, S-3

* Riverside RLP 12-219   Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra - New Music Of Alec Wilder
= Offbeat OLP 3010   Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra - Tacet For Neurotics: The Music Of Alec Wilder
* Riverside S-3   Various Artists - Riverside Modern Jazz Sampler $1.98

1957

Mundell Lowe Quartet/Quintet

Gene Quill, alto sax #2,5,6,8; Billy Taylor, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Les Grinage, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, March 7, and April 10, 1957

1.It's A Grand Night For Swingin'Riverside RLP 12-238
2.Blues Before Freud-
3.Easy To LoveRiverside RLP 12-238, RLP 12-272
4.It Could Happen To YouRiverside RLP 12-238
5.Love Me Or Leave Me-
6.You Turned The Tables On Me-
7.Crazy Rhythm-
8.Let's Blow Some BluesRiverside RLP 12-243

* Riverside RLP 12-238; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1940-2   Mundell Lowe - A Grand Night For Swinging
= Jazzland JLP 8   Mundell Lowe, Billy Taylor, Gene Quill - Low Down Guitar
* Riverside RLP 12-272   Various Artists - 8 Ways To Jazz: Cole Porter
* Riverside RLP 12-243; Original Jazz Classics OJC-030, OJCCD-030-2   Various Artists - Blues For Tomorrow

1958

Mundell Lowe And His All Stars

Art Farmer, trumpet; Don Elliott, mellophone, vibes; Tony Scott, clarinet, baritone sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Mundell Lowe, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.

NYC, July 16 and 17, 1958

J3JB5540My Man's Gone NowRCA Camden CAL-490
J3JB5541Bess, You Is My Woman Now-
J3JB5542Summertime-
J3JB5543It Ain't Necessarily So-
J3JB5544It Takes A Long Pull To Get There-
J3JB5545I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'-
J3JB5546Red Headed Woman-

* RCA Camden CAL-490, CAS-490   Mundell Lowe And His All Stars - Porgy And Bess
= Gambit (Sp) 69252   The Many Faces Of Art Farmer

Mundell Lowe Trio

Mundell Lowe, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Ed Shaughnessy, drums, vibes.

NYC, October 3, 1958

J3JB5547There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New YorkRCA Camden CAL-490
J3JB5548I Loves You, Porgy-
J3JB5549Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess-

* RCA Camden CAL-490, CAS-490   Mundell Lowe And His All Stars - Porgy And Bess
= Gambit (Sp) 69252   The Many Faces Of Art Farmer

1959

Mundell Lowe And His All Stars

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Herbie Mann, flute, tenor sax; Tony Scott, clarinet, baritone sax; Eddie Costa, piano, vibes; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Don Payne, bass; Ed Shaughnessy, drums.

Webster Hall, NYC, February 3, 4 and 5, 1959

Peter GunnRCA Camden CAL-522
Riff Blues (From The Mickey Spillane - Mike Hammer TV Series)-
Perry Mason Theme-
77 Sunset Strip-
M-Squad-
The Thin Man-
This Is The Naked City (From The TV Series "The Naked City")-
Fall Out! (From "Peter Gunn")-

* RCA Camden CAL-522, CAS-522   Mundell Lowe And His All Stars - TV Action Jazz!

1960

Mundell Lowe And His All Stars

Clark Terry, trumpet; Willie Dennis, Urbie Green, Frank Rehak, trombone; Rod Levitt, bass trombone; Phil Bodner, reeds; Eddie Costa, piano, vibes; Mundell Lowe, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Ed Shaughnessy, drums.

NYC, June 1, 1960

L3PB2934Markham ThemeRCA Camden CAL-627
L3PB2935Theme From "Mr. Lucky"-
L3PB2936Hawaiian Eye-

* RCA Camden CAL-627, CAS-627   Mundell Lowe And His All Stars - Themes From Mr. Lucky/The Untouchables And Other TV Action Jazz

Mundell Lowe And His All Stars

Clark Terry, trumpet; Willie Dennis, Urbie Green, Frank Rehak, trombone; Dick Hixson, bass trombone; Phil Bodner, reeds; Eddie Costa, piano, vibes; Mundell Lowe, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Ed Shaughnessy, drums.

NYC, June 6, 1960

L3PB2937Theme From "The Untouchables"RCA Camden CAL-627
L3PB2938Bourbon Street Beat-
L3PB2939The Detectives Theme-
L3PB2940Johnny Staccato's Theme-
L3PB2941Theme From "Tightrope"-

* RCA Camden CAL-627, CAS-627   Mundell Lowe And His All Stars - Themes From Mr. Lucky/The Untouchables And Other TV Action Jazz

1961

Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra

Joe Newman, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry, trumpet; Buster Cooper, Urbie Green, trombone; Jim Buffington, French horn; Ray Beckenstein, alto sax, flute; Walter Levinsky, alto sax, clarinet; Al Cohn, Al Klink, tenor sax; Sol Schlinger, baritone sax; Eddie Costa, piano, vibes; Mundell Lowe, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Ed Shaughnessy, drums.

NYC, November 30, 1961

MontageCharlie Parker PLP 406
The Lost And The LonelyCharlie Parker CP 203, PLP 406
Lake In The WoodsCharlie Parker PLP 406
Pattern Of Evil-

* Charlie Parker PLP 406   Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra - Satan In High Heels (Soundtrack)
= Charlie Parker PLP 822   Mundell Lowe - Blues For A Stripper
* Charlie Parker CP 203   Mundell Lowe - The Lost And The Lonely / The Long Knife

Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Buster Cooper, trombone; Phil Woods, alto sax; Walter Levinsky, alto sax, clarinet; Al Cohn, Oliver Nelson, tenor sax; Gene Allen, baritone sax; Eddie Costa, piano, vibes; Barry Galbraith, Mundell Lowe, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Ed Shaughnessy, drums.

NYC, December 22, 1961

Satan In High HeelsCharlie Parker PLP 406
East Side Drive-
Coffee, Coffee-
From Mundy On-
The Long KnifeCharlie Parker CP 203, PLP 406
Blues For A StripperCharlie Parker PLP 406

* Charlie Parker PLP 406   Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra - Satan In High Heels (Soundtrack)
= Charlie Parker PLP 822   Mundell Lowe - Blues For A Stripper
* Charlie Parker CP 203   Mundell Lowe - The Lost And The Lonely / The Long Knife