Paul Chambers Catalog

1956 (age 21)

Paul Chambers - Chambers' Music  (Jazz: West JWLP-7)

John Coltrane, tenor sax #1-3,5,6; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philadelphia Joe Jones, drums.
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 1 or 2, 1956
1. IM-3532Dexterity
2. IM-3533Stablemates
3. IM-3534Easy To Love
4. IM-3535Visitations
5. IM-3536John Paul Jones
6. IM-3537Eastbound
** also issued on Score SLP 4033; Imperial LP 9182-A, LP 12182-A.

Paul Chambers, John Coltrane - High Step  (Blue Note BN-LA451-H2)

Curtis Fuller, trombone; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.
Boston, MA, April 20, 1956
High Step
Nixon, Dixon And Yates Blues

Various Artists - Jazz In Transition  (Transition TRLP 30)

Curtis Fuller, trombone; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Roland Alexander, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.
Boston, MA, April 20, 1956
Trane's Strain
** also issued on Transition (J) GXF-3126.

Paul Chambers Sextet - Whims Of Chambers  (Blue Note BLP 1534)

Donald Byrd, trumpet #1,2,5-7; John Coltrane, tenor sax #1,2,5,6; Horace Silver, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar #1,2,4-7; Paul Chambers, bass; "Philly" Joe Jones, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 21, 1956
1. tk.3We Six
2. tk.5Omicron
3. tk.6Tale Of The Fingers
4. tk.8Whims Of Chambers
5. tk.9Nita
6. tk.11Just For The Love
7. tk.13Dear Ann
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81534 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7243 8 37647 2 3, (It) 7243 4 89872 2 8.

1957

Mel Lewis And Friends - Gettin' Together  (Vee-Jay VJS 3062)

Jack Montrose, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Paul Moer, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; John Graas, arranger, music.
Audio Arts Studio, Hollywood, CA, January 22, 1957
Mulliganesque (as The Mouse Hop)
Westlake Bounce (as Montrose)
Jack Montrose, tenor sax; Bill Perkins, tenor, baritone sax; Paul Moer, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums; John Graas, arranger, music.
Audio Arts Studio, Hollywood, CA, January 23, 1957
Motif (as Jazz City)
My Buddy (as Sweet Saxophones)
Neat Foot (as Cute)
The Song Is Ended
Canon Ball (as Two Visitors)
Mood (as Early Morning Smog)
There Will Never Be Another You
** also issued on Vee-Jay (J) 22YB-2024. Affinity (E) AFF 56 entitled "Bill Perkins Meets Paul Chambers And Philly Joe Jones - West Coast Conference".

Paul Chambers Quintet  (Blue Note BLP 1564)

Donald Byrd, trumpet #1-5; Clifford Jordan, tenor sax #1-5; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 19, 1957
1. tk.3Four Strings
2. tk.8Minor Run-Down
3. tk.9Beauteous
4. tk.12What's New
5. tk.15The Hand Of Love
6. tk.16Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7243 8 52441 2 4.

Paul Chambers Quintet  (Blue Note CDP 7243 8 52441 2 4)

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Clifford Jordan, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 19, 1957
tk.4Four Strings (alternate take)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 1564 + 1 bonus track.

Paul Chambers - Bass On Top  (Blue Note BLP 1569)

Hank Jones, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 14, 1957
tk.3Dear Old Stockholm
tk.5Chasin' The Bird
tk.6Confessin'
tk.8The Theme
tk.9Yesterdays
tk.10You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81569, CDP 7 46533 2.

Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series  (Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10)

Hank Jones, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.: same session.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 14, 1957
tk.12Untitled (aka Chamber Mates)

1959

The Complete Vee Jay Paul Chambers - Wynton Kelly Sessions 1959-61  (Mosaic MD6-205)

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, February 2, 1959
tk.2Ease It (alternate take)
** same contents as Vee-Jay VJLP 1014 + VJLP 1016 + VJLP 3005 + VJLP 3011 + VJLP 3012 + VJLP 3022 + 39 bonus tracks.

Paul Chambers - Go  (Vee-Jay VJLP 1014)

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.: same session.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, February 2, 1959
59-1073 tk.5Ease It
59-1074 tk.8Just Friends
59-1075 tk.5I Got Rhythm
same personnel.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, February 3, 1959
59-1077 tk.7Julie Ann
Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums #1; Jimmy Cobb, drums #2.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, February, 1959?
1. 59-1195 tk.6Awful Mean
2. 59-1196There Is No Greater Love
** also issued on Vee-Jay VJSR 1014, (J) PVCP-8119. Affinity (E) AFF 115 entitled "Paul Chambers, Julian "Cannonball" Adderley - Ease It". Vee-Jay (J) 22YB-2003, (J) 32YD-1003, (J) FHCY-2003 entitled "Go + 1".
** part of Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1009/10; Mosaic MD6-205.

Paul Chambers - Go + 1  (Vee-Jay (J) 22YB-2003)

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, February 3, 1959
remake tk.1I Heard That (as F Blues)
** reissue of Vee-Jay VJLP 1014 entitled "Go" + 1 bonus track.

Paul Chambers - Go II  (Vee-Jay (J) 22YB-2088)

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.: same personnel.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, February 2, 1959
tk.6Just Friends (alternate take)
tk.2I Got Rhythm
same personnel.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, February 3, 1959
tk.4I Heard That (as F Blues)
Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums #1; Jimmy Cobb, drums #2.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, February, 1959?
1. tk.4Awful Mean (alternate take)
2. tk.10Shades Of Blue (as Who's Blues)
** also issued on Vee-Jay (J) 32YD-1083.
** part of Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1009/10.

Wynton Kelly - Kelly's Memories  (Vee-Jay (J) RJL-6025)

Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, February 2, 1959
59-1076 tk.3Dear Ann
Freddie Hubbard, trumpet #1; Cannonball Adderley, alto sax #1; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, February 3, 1959
1. 59-1078 tk.8I Heard That (as F Blues)
2. remake tk.3Dear Ann

Wynton Kelly - Autumn Leaves  (Vee-Jay (J) RJL-2304)

Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, February 3, 1959
remake tk.2Dear Ann
** also issued on Vee-Jay (J) R32J-1009.

1960

Paul Chambers - 1st Bassman  (Vee-Jay VJLP 3012)

Tommy Turrentine, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Yusef Lateef, tenor sax, flute; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Lex Humphries, drums.
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, May 12, 1960
60-1535Melody
60-1536Bass Region
60-1537Retrogress
60-1538Mopp Shoe Blues
60-1539Blessed
** also issued on Vee-Jay VJSR 3012; Suite Beat SBCD 2015.
** part of Mosaic MD6-205.