Pacific Jazz Records Catalog: Jazz West Coast series

The Original Pacific Jazz: Jazz West Coast series (12 inch LP)

JWC-500   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast   1956

Chet Baker, trumpet; Lee Konitz, alto sax; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Joe Mondragon, bass; Larry Bunker, drums.
Phil Turetsky's House, Los Angeles, CA, February 1, 1953
Lady Be Good (alternate take)
Chet Baker, trumpet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Carson Smith, bass; Larry Bunker, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, April 29 & 30, 1953
Darn That Dream (alternate take)
Chet Baker, trumpet; Russ Freeman, piano; Carson Smith, bass; Larry Bunker, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 3, 1953
Happy Little Sunbeam (alternate take)
Chet Baker, trumpet; Herb Geller, alto, tenor sax; Jack Montrose, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 14, 1953
Bockhanal (alternate take)
Chet Baker, trumpet; Russ Freeman, piano; Carson Smith, bass; Bob Neel, drums; + an overdub: Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1954;
probably Los Angeles, CA area, 1950s
There Will Never Be Another You
Shorty Rogers, flugelhorn; Bud Shank, alto sax, alto flute; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Harry Babasin, bass; Roy Harte, drums.
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 25, 1954
Lotus Bud
Bud Shank, alto sax; Laurindo Almeida, guitar; Harry Babasin, bass; Roy Harte, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954
Speak Low (alternate take)
Jack Montrose, tenor sax, arranger; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Paul Moer, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Billy Schneider, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, May 27, 1954
Two Can Play (alternate take)
Bob Enevoldsen, Maynard Ferguson, Stu Williamson, valve trombone; Bud Shank, alto sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Bob Cooper, arranger.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, June 22, 1954
Wailing Vessel (alternate take)
Clifford Brown, trumpet; Stu Williamson, valve trombone; Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Carson Smith, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Jack Montrose, arranger.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1954
Tiny Capers (alternate take)
Jon Eardley, trumpet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
"Stockton High School", Stockton, CA, November 12, 1954
Soft Shoe
Jon Eardley, trumpet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Red Mitchell, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; featuring guests: Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone, piano; Zoot Sims, tenor sax.
"Hoover High School", San Diego, CA, December 14, 1954
I'll Remember April
Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Bud Shank, alto sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Buddy Clark, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; with Sam Caplan, Benny Gill, Marshall Sosson, violin; Lou Kievman, viola; Ray Kramer, cello.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, January 7, 1955
Low Life (alternate take)
Bill Perkins, alto, tenor sax, flute; Bud Shank, alto, tenor, baritone sax, flute; Hampton Hawes, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 2, 1955
It Had To Be You
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-500.

JWC-501   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 2   1956

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Red Mitchell, bass; Frank Isola, drums.
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, June 7, 1954
Line For Lyons
Hampton Hawes, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 2, 1955
I Hear Music (trio version)
Chet Baker, trumpet; Gerard Gustin, piano; Jimmy Bond, bass; Bert Dahlander, drums.
Studio Pathe-Maggelan, Paris, France, October 24, 1955
29249-2Summertime
Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Joe Maini, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, November 18, 1955
Contour
Cy Touff, bass trumpet; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, December 5, 1955
It's Sand, Man
Bud Shank, alto sax, flute; Claude Williamson, piano; Don Prell, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 25, 1956
Bag Of Blues
Stu Williamson, trumpet, valve trombone; Carl Fontana, trombone; Bud Shank, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Jack Nimitz, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Russ Freeman, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Music Box Theatre, Hollywood, CA, February 9, 1956
Song Of The Islands
Bill Perkins, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Percy Heath, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, February 10, 1956
Easy Living
Buddy Collette, tenor, alto sax, clarinet, flute; Fred Katz, cello; Jim Hall, guitar; Carson Smith, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
Music Box Theatre, Hollywood, CA, February 10 & 13, 1956
Topsy
Bud Shank, flute, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Carson Smith, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Music Box Theatre, Hollywood, CA, February 19, 1956
Bojangles Of Harlem
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-501.

JWC-502   Various Artists - The Blues   1956

Jon Eardley, trumpet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
"Stockton High School", Stockton, CA, November 12, 1954
Blues Going Up
Bill Perkins, alto, tenor sax, flute; Bud Shank, alto, tenor, baritone sax, flute; Hampton Hawes, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 2, 1955
Royal Garden Blues
Conte Candoli, trumpet; Jack Montrose, tenor sax, arranger; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Paul Moer, piano; Ralph Pena, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1955
Some Good Fun Blues
Buddy Collette, tenor, alto sax, clarinet, flute; Fred Katz, cello; Jim Hall, guitar; Carson Smith, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
"The Strollers", Long Beach, CA, August 4, 1955
Walking Carson Blues (shortened version)
Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Joe Maini, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, November 18, 1955
Leroy's Blues
Jim Hall, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, February 8, 1956
Blues On The Rocks
Bill Perkins, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Percy Heath, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, February 10, 1956
2 Degrees East-3 Degrees West
Bud Shank, flute, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Carson Smith, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Music Box Theatre, Hollywood, CA, February 19, 1956
Blues In The Night
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-502.

JWC-503   Various Artists - Ballads For Backgrounds   1956

Chet Baker, trumpet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Carson Smith, bass; Larry Bunker, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, April 27, 1953
My Old Flame
Chet Baker, trumpet; Russ Freeman, piano; Carson Smith, bass; Larry Bunker, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 3, 1953
The Thrill Is Gone (10" LP take)
Howard Roberts, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1953
What Is There To Say
Bud Shank, alto sax; Laurindo Almeida, guitar; Harry Babasin, bass; Roy Harte, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954
PJ-379Stairway To The Stars
Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; John Williams, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Frank Isola, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, July 7, 1954
PJ-1663Body And Soul
Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Bud Shank, alto sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; with Sam Cytron, Milton Feher, Tibor Zelig, violin; Myron Sandler, viola; Paul Bergstrom, cello.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 29, 1954
Out Of This World
Jon Eardley, trumpet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Red Mitchell, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; featuring guests: Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone, piano; Zoot Sims, tenor sax.
"Hoover High School", San Diego, CA, December 14, 1954
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
Fred Katz, cello; Jim Hall, guitar; Carson Smith, bass.
"The Strollers", Long Beach, CA, August 4 or November 11, 1955
Stella By Starlight
Bud Shank, alto sax, flute; Claude Williamson, piano; Don Prell, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 25, 1956
Nature Boy
Stu Williamson, trumpet, valve trombone; Carl Fontana, trombone; Bud Shank, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Jack Nimitz, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Russ Freeman, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Music Box Theatre, Hollywood, CA, February 9, 1956
One Hundred Years From Today
John Lewis, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, February 10, 1956
ST-1892I Can't Get Started
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-503.

JWC-504   Various Artists - Rodgers And Hart Gems   1957

Chet Baker, trumpet; Russ Freeman, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Bobby White, drums.
probably Gold Star Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 15, 1952
Isn't It Romantic
Chet Baker, trumpet, vocals; Russ Freeman, piano; Carson Smith, bass; Bob Neel, drums.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1954
My Funny Valentine
Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Red Mitchell, bass; Frank Isola, drums.
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, June 3, 1954
V8183The Lady Is A Tramp
Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; John Williams, piano; Bill Anthony, bass; Frank Isola, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, July 5, 1954
Have You Met Miss Jones
Jon Eardley, trumpet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
"Stockton High School", Stockton, CA, November 12, 1954
Little Girl Blue
Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Bud Shank, alto sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; with Sam Cytron, Milton Feher, Tibor Zelig, violin; Myron Sandler, viola; Paul Bergstrom, cello.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 29, 1954
There's A Small Hotel
You Are Too Beautiful
Conte Candoli, trumpet; Jack Montrose, tenor sax, arranger; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Paul Moer, piano; Ralph Pena, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, June 24, 1955
Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered
Kitty White, vocals; with Bud Shank, flute; Corky Hale, harp; and others.
released 1955
Glad To Be Unhappy
My Romance
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-504.

JWC-505   Various Artists - Solo Flight   1957

Chet Baker, trumpet; Lee Konitz, alto sax; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Carson Smith, bass; Larry Bunker, drums.
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, January 23, 1953
Too Marvelous For Words
Harry Edison, trumpet; Arnold Ross, piano; Joe Comfort, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, July 1, 1953
PJ-283September In The Rain
Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; John Williams, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Frank Isola, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, July 7, 1954
Isn't It Romantic
Bud Shank, flute, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Carson Smith, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Music Box Theatre, Hollywood, CA, February 19, 1956
It's A New World
Chet Baker, trumpet; Bobby Timmons, piano; James Bond, bass; Peter Littman, drums.
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 25 & 31, 1956
I Can't Get Started
James Clay, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; James Bond, bass; Peter Littman, drums.
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 25, 1956
In A Sentimental Mood
Art Pepper, alto sax; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
If I Should Lose You
Phil Urso, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; James Bond, bass; Peter Littman, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, October 18, 1956
It's Only A Paper Moon
Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Radio Annex, Los Angeles, CA, December 11, 1956
Angel Eyes
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-505.

JWC-506   Various Artists - Jazz Pianists Galore   1957

Al Haig, piano; Harry Babasin, bass, cello; Larry Bunker, drums, vibes.
Los Angeles, CA, September 6, 1952
Taking A Chance On Love
Russ Freeman, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 27, 1953
Laugh, Cry
Richard Twardzik, piano; Carson Smith, bass; Peter Littman, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December, 1954
Bess, You Is My Woman
Hampton Hawes, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 2, 1955
I Hear Music (trio version)
John Lewis, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, February 10, 1956
ST-1892I Can't Get Started
Pete Jolly, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
Younger Than Springtime
Jimmy Rowles, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Nick Fatool, drums.
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, September 13, 1956
We'll Be Together Again
Bobby Timmons, piano; James Bond, bass; Peter Littman, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, October 18, 1956
Autumn In New York
Jimmy Rowles, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Radio Annex, Los Angeles, CA, December 11, 1956
Sonny Speaks
Carl Perkins, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, January 10, 1957
ST-1897Too Close For Comfort
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-506.

World Pacific: Jazz West Coast series (12 inch LP)

JWC-507   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 3   1958

Jon Eardley, trumpet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Red Mitchell, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; featuring guests: Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone, piano; Zoot Sims, tenor sax.
"Hoover High School", San Diego, CA, December 14, 1954
There Will Never Be Another You
Bud Shank, flute, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Carson Smith, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Music Box Theatre, Hollywood, CA, February 19, 1956
Brother, Can You Spare A Dime
Art Pepper, alto sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
Ol' Croix (as Old Croix)
Chet Baker, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
Little Girl
Bob Burgess, trombone; Phil Urso, alto sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; James Bond, bass; Peter Littman, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, October 18, 1956
Too Marvelous For Words
Paul Horn, alto, tenor sax, flute, clarinet; Fred Katz, cello; John Pisano, guitar; Carson Smith, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, October 21 & 24, 1956
Mr. Smith Goes To Town
Chet Baker, trumpet; Russ Freeman, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, November 6, 1956
ST-1903Love Nest
Bud Shank, alto sax, flute; Claude Williamson, piano, celeste; Don Prell, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, November 7 & 8, 1956
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
Bud Shank, alto sax, flute; Bob Cooper, tenor sax, oboe; Howard Roberts, guitar; Don Prell, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, first session, November 29, 1956
Sweet Georgia Brown
Carl Perkins, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, January 10 & 24, 1957
Things Ain't What They Used To Be (alternate take)

JWC-508   Various Artists - The Hard Swing   1958

Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Joe Maini, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, November 18, 1955
It's Only A Paper Moon
Chet Baker, trumpet; Phil Urso, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; James Bond, bass; Peter Littman, drums.
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 25 & 31, 1956
Jumpin' Off A Clef (as Jumpin' Off A Cliff)
Chippyin'
Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.
NYC, January 14, 1957
Little T (as Lil T)
Lee Katzman, trumpet; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 23, 1957
Zec
Stu Williamson, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Frank Butler, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, October 31, 1957
Vaun Ex

JWC-509   Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 2 - Have Blues, Will Travel   1958

Chet Baker, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
The Route
Russ Freeman, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957
Woody's Dot
Stu Williamson, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Frank Butler, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, October 31, 1957
St. Elmo's Fire
Bud Shank, tenor sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Don Prell, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 29, 1957
Have Blues, Will Travel
Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December 5, 1957
Bela By Barlight
Jerry Dodgion, alto sax, flute; Charlie Mariano, alto sax, recorder; Victor Feldman, vibes; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December 10 & 11, 1957
2050The Vamp's Blues (as Seeburg Blues)
Joe Bradley, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Paul Parker, drums.
Indianapolis, IN, December 30, 1957
ST-2021Finger Pickin'
Bud Shank, flute, alto sax; Bob Cooper, oboe, tenor sax, arranger; Claude Williamson, piano; Don Prell, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, February 18, 1958
Blowin' Country

JWC-510   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 4   1958

Chet Baker, trumpet; Phil Urso, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; James Bond, bass; Peter Littman, drums.
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 25 & 31, 1956
Extra Mild
Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Stu Williamson, valve trombone; Red Callender, tuba; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Bud Shank, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Shorty Rogers, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957
Popo
Bud Shank, tenor sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Don Prell, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 29, 1957
Over The Rainbow
Chet Baker, trumpet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Henry Grimes, bass; Dave Bailey, drums.
Coastal Recording Studios, NYC, December 3, 11 & 17, 1957
ST-2019Jersey Bounce
Jerry Dodgion, alto sax, flute; Charlie Mariano, alto sax, recorder; Victor Feldman, vibes; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December 10 & 11, 1957
Till We Meet Again
Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone, piano; Jim Hall, Jimmy Raney, guitar; Bill Crow, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, December 13 & 16, 1957
Musicale Du Jour
Bud Shank, flute, alto sax; Bob Cooper, oboe, tenor sax, arranger; Claude Williamson, piano; Don Prell, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, February 18, 1958
A Romantic Guy, I
Freddie Gambrell as Freddy Gambrell, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, March 24 & 25, 1958
Five Minutes More
Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1958
ST-2028Stranger In Paradise
Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, May, 1958
Ain't Got A Dime To My Name

JWC-511   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 5   1958

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Stu Williamson, valve trombone; Red Callender, tuba; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Bud Shank, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Shorty Rogers, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957
Powder Puff
Bud Shank, alto sax, flute; Laurindo Almeida, guitar, arranger; Gary Peacock, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March, 1958
'Round About Midnight
Paul Horn, alto sax, flute; Buddy Collette, tenor, alto sax; Fred Katz, cello; Jim Hall, guitar; Carson Smith, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
Sound Enterprises, Hollywood, CA, January 9 & 12, 1959
Take The "A" Train / Perdido
Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Ed Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Jon Hendricks, Dave Lambert, Annie Ross, vocals.
"The Crescendo", Hollywood, CA, March 21, 1959
Airegin
Russ Freeman, piano; Billy Bean, guitar; Monte Budwig, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Sound Enterprises, Hollywood, CA, March 26, 1959
Invitation To The Blues
Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Billy Bean, guitar; Monte Budwig, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
You're Driving Me Crazy
Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.
"Junior College", Pasadena, CA, April 11, 1959
Stomping At The Savoy
Freddie Gambrell, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Ray Mosca, drums; Armando Peraza, bongos.
Sound Enterprises, Hollywood, CA, 1959
Hot Toddy
Conte Candoli, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Joe Howard, Frank Rosolino, Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Bob Cooper, Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Bill Perkins, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Monte Budwig, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Buddy Bregman, leader, arranger.
Los Angeles, CA, 1959
It's All Right With Me
Paul Horn, flute, alto sax, clarinet; Gene Estes, vibes; John Pisano, guitar; Lyle Ritz, bass.
Joe's Tune
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1031.

JWC-512   Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 3 - Blowin' The Blues   1959

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone, piano; Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet, tenor, baritone sax; Jim Hall, guitar; Ralph Pena, bass; Dave Bailey, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, July 16, 1957
Slow Freight
Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1957
Four Funky Folk
Harold Land, tenor sax; Buddy Montgomery, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Tony Bazley, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 18, 1958
4326Montgomery Funk (as Montgomeryland Funk)
Gerald Wilson, trumpet; Jimmy Allen, Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Herman Mitchell, guitar; Jimmy Hamilton, bass; Jimmy Miller, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 8, 1958
Red Shirt
Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Billy Bean, guitar; Monte Budwig, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Sound Enterprises, Hollywood, CA, March 26, 1959
Funky Old Blues (as Funky Old You) (as Choice Blues)
Bud Shank, alto sax, flute; Billy Bean, guitar; Gary Peacock, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.
World Pacific Studios, Hollywood, CA, April 18, 1959
Blues In The Distance
Gerald Wilson, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Jackie Davis, organ; Jim Hall, guitar; Curtis Counce, bass; Nat Morris Jr., drums.
Los Angeles, CA, late 1959
Blowin' The Blues (alternate take) (as Funky Organ Blues)
Richie Crabtree, organ; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, 1959
Hey Now!

JWC-513   Various Artists - The Blues In Stereo   1959

Chet Baker, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
The Route (edited version)
Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone, piano; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax, piano; Bill Crow, bass; Dave Bailey, drums.
"Storyville Club", Boston, MA, December 6, 1956
Blues At The Roots
Paul Horn, flute, clarinet, alto sax, piccolo; Fred Katz, cello; John Pisano, guitar; Carson Smith, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
"Town Hall", NYC, May 26, 1957
Walkin' Carson Blues
Jerry Dodgion, alto sax, flute; Charlie Mariano, alto sax, recorder; Victor Feldman, vibes; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December 10 & 11, 1957
2050The Vamp's Blues (as Seeburg Blues)
Freddie Gambrell as Freddy Gambrell, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, March 24 & 25, 1958
Reservation Blues (as Blues Reservation)
Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Joe Bennett, Tom Mitchell, Frank Rehak, trombone; Julius Watkins, French horn; Harvey Phillips, tuba; Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; Jerry Sanfino, reeds; Gil Evans, piano, arranger, conductor; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums.
Manhattan Towers, NYC, April 9, 1958
St. Louis Blues
Harold Land, tenor sax; Buddy Montgomery, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Tony Bazley, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 18, 1958
Hymn For Carl
Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 7, 1959
Light Blue
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1021.

JWC-514   Various Artists - The Sound Of Big Band Jazz In Hi-Fi!   1959?

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, trumpet; Cy Touff, bass trumpet; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Matt Utal, baritone, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, December 4, 1955
What Am I Here For
Stu Williamson, trumpet, valve trombone; Carl Fontana, trombone; Bud Shank, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Jack Nimitz, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Russ Freeman, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Music Box Theatre, Hollywood, CA, February 9, 1956
Let Me See (alternate take)
Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, trumpet; Jimmy Zito, bass trumpet; Harry Klee, Art Pepper, alto sax; Mort Friedman, tenor sax; Marty Berman, baritone sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Irv Cottler, drums; Johnny Mandel, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, September 10, 1956
Georgia On My Mind (instrumental)
Chet Baker, Conte Candoli, Norman Faye, trumpet; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Art Pepper, Bud Shank, alto sax; Bill Perkins, Phil Urso, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; James Bond, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, October 26, 1956
ST-1898Tenderly
Chet Baker, Don Fagerquist, Ray Linn, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, trombone; Charlie Mariano, Herbie Steward, alto sax; Bud Shank, alto sax, flute; Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Mike Pacheco, bongos.
Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1956
ST-1907 | SX-512Jimmy's Theme
Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Stu Williamson, valve trombone; Red Callender, tuba; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Bud Shank, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Shorty Rogers, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957
Bunny
Lee Konitz, alto sax; Allen Eager, Zoot Sims, tenor, alto sax; Al Cohn, tenor, baritone sax; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Freddie Green, guitar; Henry Grimes, bass; Dave Bailey, drums.
NYC, December 4 & 5, 1957
Disc Jockey Jump (alternate take)
with unidentified large orchestra, Johnny Mandel, arranger, conductor.
NYC, 1957
Dearly Beloved (instrumental)
Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Joe Bennett, Tom Mitchell, Frank Rehak, trombone; Julius Watkins, French horn; Harvey Phillips, tuba; Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; Jerry Sanfino, reeds; Gil Evans, piano, arranger, conductor; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums.
Manhattan Towers, NYC, April 9, 1958
Lester Leaps In (alternate take)
Jimmy Rowles, piano, arranger; Johnny Mandel, arranger; Bill Holman, arranger, director; and others.
World Pacific Studios, Hollywood, CA, June 30, 1958
Hooray For Love (instrumental)
** reissue of World Pacific WP-1257.

The Original Pacific Jazz: Jazz West Coast EP Album 1000 series (7 inch EP)

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Chet Baker, trumpet; Lee Konitz, alto sax; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Joe Mondragon, bass; Larry Bunker, drums.
Phil Turetsky's House, Los Angeles, CA, February 1, 1953
Lady Be Good (alternate take)
Chet Baker, trumpet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Carson Smith, bass; Larry Bunker, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, April 29 & 30, 1953
Darn That Dream (alternate take)
Chet Baker, trumpet; Russ Freeman, piano; Carson Smith, bass; Larry Bunker, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 3, 1953
Happy Little Sunbeam (alternate take)
Chet Baker, trumpet; Herb Geller, alto, tenor sax; Jack Montrose, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 14, 1953
Bockhanal (alternate take)
Chet Baker, trumpet; Russ Freeman, piano; Carson Smith, bass; Bob Neel, drums; + an overdub: Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1954;
probably Los Angeles, CA area, 1950s
There Will Never Be Another You
Shorty Rogers, flugelhorn; Bud Shank, alto sax, alto flute; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Harry Babasin, bass; Roy Harte, drums.
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 25, 1954
Lotus Bud
Bud Shank, alto sax; Laurindo Almeida, guitar; Harry Babasin, bass; Roy Harte, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954
Speak Low (alternate take)
Jack Montrose, tenor sax, arranger; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Paul Moer, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Billy Schneider, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, May 27, 1954
Two Can Play (alternate take)
Bob Enevoldsen, Maynard Ferguson, Stu Williamson, valve trombone; Bud Shank, alto sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Bob Cooper, arranger.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, June 22, 1954
Wailing Vessel (alternate take)
Clifford Brown, trumpet; Stu Williamson, valve trombone; Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Carson Smith, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Jack Montrose, arranger.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1954
Tiny Capers (alternate take)
Jon Eardley, trumpet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
"Stockton High School", Stockton, CA, November 12, 1954
Soft Shoe
Jon Eardley, trumpet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Red Mitchell, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; featuring guests: Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone, piano; Zoot Sims, tenor sax.
"Hoover High School", San Diego, CA, December 14, 1954
I'll Remember April
Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Bud Shank, alto sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Buddy Clark, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; with Sam Caplan, Benny Gill, Marshall Sosson, violin; Lou Kievman, viola; Ray Kramer, cello.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, January 7, 1955
Low Life (alternate take)
Bill Perkins, alto, tenor sax, flute; Bud Shank, alto, tenor, baritone sax, flute; Hampton Hawes, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 2, 1955
It Had To Be You