Ralph Sharon Catalog

1949 (age 26)

Ralph Sharon - Lady Bird / September In The Rain  (Technidisc (E) TDA 501)

Ralph Sharon, piano; Joe Muddell, bass; Laurie Morgan, drums.
London, England, late 1949
Lady Bird
September In The Rain
** also released on Blue Star (F) 5001.

Ralph Sharon - Sweet Lorraine / Shaw 'Nuff  (Technidisc (E) TDA 502)

Ralph Sharon, piano; Joe Muddell, bass; Laurie Morgan, drums.: same session.
London, England, late 1949
Sweet Lorraine
Shaw 'Nuff

1950

Ralph Sharon - Burman's Bauble / Boptical Illusion  (Melodisc (E) 1118)

Jimmy Skidmore, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano; Pete Chilver, guitar; Jack Fallon, bass; Martin Ashton, drums.
London, England, March 27, 1950
Mel.1Burman's Bauble
Mel.2Boptical Illusion

Ralph Sharon - I've Got You Under My Skin / There's A Small Hotel  (Melodisc (E) 1119)

Jimmy Skidmore, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano; Pete Chilver, guitar; Jack Fallon, bass; Martin Ashton, drums.: same session.
London, England, March 27, 1950
Mel.3I've Got You Under My Skin
Mel.4There's A Small Hotel

Ralph Sharon - A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square / The Very Thought Of You  (Melodisc (E) 1129)

Jimmy Skidmore, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano; Dave Goldberg, guitar; Jack Fallon, bass; Martin Ashton, drums.
London, England, August 29 & September 14, 1950
Mel.19A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
Mel.24The Very Thought Of You

Ralph Sharon - Sloppy Joe / You Go To My Head  (Melodisc (E) 1161)

Jimmy Skidmore, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano; Dave Goldberg, guitar; Jack Fallon, bass; Martin Ashton, drums.: same session.
London, England, August 29 & September 14, 1950
Mel.25Sloppy Joe
Jimmy Skidmore, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano; Alan Metcalf, guitar; Bert Howard, bass; Martin Ashton, drums.
London, England, January 9, 1951
Mel.65You Go To My Head

1951

Ralph Sharon - Heart And Soul / You Are My Lucky Star  (Melodisc (E) 1176)

Jimmy Skidmore, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano; Alan Metcalf, guitar; Bert Howard, bass; Martin Ashton, drums.
London, England, January 9, 1951
Mel.63Heart And Soul
Ralph Sharon, piano; Bert Howard, bass; Rex Bennett, drums.
London, England, March 22, 1951
Mel.110You're A Lucky Star

Ralph Sharon - Two Sleepy People / Stalking The Stork  (Melodisc (E) 1156)

Jimmy Skidmore, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano; Alan Metcalf, guitar; Bert Howard, bass; Martin Ashton, drums.
London, England, January 9, 1951
Mel.66Two Sleepy People
Mel.68Stalking The Stork

Ralph Sharon - Someone To Watch Over Me / Don's Dilemma  (Melodisc (E) 1200)

Ralph Sharon, piano; Bert Howard, bass; Rex Bennett, drums.
London, England, March 22, 1951
Mel.107Don's Dilemma
Keith Bird, tenor sax; Martin Slavin, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano; Alan Metcalf, guitar; Bert Howard, bass; Leon Roy, drums.
London, England, October 25, 1951
Mel.229Someone To Watch Over Me

Ralph Sharon - I Get A Kick Out Of You / Skylark  (Melodisc (E) 1201)

Ralph Sharon, piano; Bert Howard, bass; Rex Bennett, drums.
London, England, March 22, 1951
Mel.108Skylark
Keith Bird, tenor sax; Martin Slavin, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano; Alan Metcalf, guitar; Bert Howard, bass; Leon Roy, drums.
London, England, October 25, 1951
Mel.228I Get A Kick Out Of You

Ralph Sharon - Slightly Oliver / A Bachelor Gay  (Melodisc (E) 1169)

Ralph Sharon, piano; Bert Howard, bass; Rex Bennett, drums.
London, England, March 22, 1951
Mel.112Slightly Oliver
Mel.113A Bachelor Gay

Ralph Sharon - Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart / Serenade In Blue  (Melodisc (E) 1213)

Keith Bird, tenor sax; Martin Slavin, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano; Alan Metcalf, guitar; Bert Howard, bass; Leon Roy, drums.
London, England, October 25, 1951
Mel.231Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart
same personnel.
London, England, November 13, 1951
Mel.249Serenade In Blue

Ralph Sharon - Where Or When / Bill  (Melodisc (E) 1227)

Keith Bird, tenor sax; Martin Slavin, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano; Alan Metcalf, guitar; Bert Howard, bass; Leon Roy, drums.: same session.
London, England, November 13, 1951
Mel.248Where Or When
Jimmy Skidmore, tenor sax; Alan Graham, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano; Roy Plummer, guitar; Joe Muddell, bass; Harvey Bord, drums.
London, England, June 6, 1952
Mel.349Bill

1952

Ralph Sharon Sextet  (Lyragon (E) AF-1)

Tommy Whittle, tenor sax; Alan Graham, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano; Ike Isaacs, guitar; Joe Muddell, bass; Ken Harris, drums.
London, England, November 2, 1952
R936Love Walked In
R938Room 504
Deep Purple
We'll Gather Lilacs
Jimmy Skidmore, tenor sax; Alan Graham, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano; Ike Isaacs, guitar; Joe Muddell, bass; Ken Harris, drums.
London, England, November 11, 1952
As Time Goes By
She's Funny That Way
I'm Shooting High
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good

Ralph Sharon - Autumn Leaves And Spring Fever  (London (US) LL 1339)

Ralph Sharon, piano; Joe Muddell, bass; Tony Kinsey, drums.
London, England, December 2, 1952
DR17341One Morning In May
DR17343It Might As Well Be Spring
DR17344Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year
Ralph Sharon, piano; Jack Fallon, bass; Tony Kinsey, drums.
London, England, December 9, 1952
DR17382A Garden In The Rain
DR17384Spring Secret
DR17385March Winds And April Showers
Ralph Sharon, piano; Bert Weedon, guitar; Jack Fallon, bass; Tony Kinsey, drums.
London, England, March 5, 1953
DR17650Falling Leaves
DR17651Autumn Mist
DR17652September In The Rain
DR17653Early Autumn
DR17657Shine On Harvest Moon
DR17660Indian Summer

Ralph Sharon - Spring Fever  (Decca (E) LF 1107)

Ralph Sharon, piano; Joe Muddell, bass; Tony Kinsey, drums.
London, England, December 2, 1952
DR17342I'll Remember April
Ralph Sharon, piano; Jack Fallon, bass; Tony Kinsey, drums.
London, England, December 9, 1952
DR17383Spring Song
** also released on London (US) LL 733.

1953 (age 30)

Ralph Sharon - Autumn Leaves  (Decca (E) LF 1138)

Ralph Sharon, piano; Bert Weedon, guitar; Jack Fallon, bass; Tony Kinsey, drums.
London, England, March 5, 1953
DR17655September Song
DR17658October Twilight

Ralph Sharon - September Song / Indian Summer  (Decca (E) F 10191)

Ralph Sharon, piano; Bert Weedon, guitar; Jack Fallon, bass; Tony Kinsey, drums.: same session.
London, England, March 5, 1953
DR17656September Song (diff version)

1955

Ralph Sharon - Easy Jazz  (London (US) LL 1488)

J.R. Monterose, tenor sax; Teddy Charles, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano; Joe Puma, guitar; Charles Mingus, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
NYC, May 27, 1955
Manhattan
Two Sleepy People
Have You Met Miss Jones
Man On The Couch
Just Because We're Kids
Darn That Dream
Mood For Mitch
There's A Small Hotel
Love Walked In
Can't Get Out Of This Mood
Plutocrat At The Automat
Slightly Oliver

1956

Sue And Ralph Sharon - Mr & Mrs Jazz  (Bethlehem BCP-13)

J.R. Monterose, tenor sax; Eddie Costa, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano, vocals; Joe Puma, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Sue Ryan, vocals #2,4,6,8,10.
NYC, November, 1956
1.It Don't Mean A Thing
2.A Nightingale Can Sing The Blues
3.A Fine Romance
4.Huguette Waltz
5.I Could Have Told You
6.A Trout, No Doubt
7.Mynah Lament
8.With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair
9.Just You, Just Me
10.Nothing At All
11.That Goldblatt Magic

Ralph Sharon  (Bethlehem BCP-41)

Ralph Sharon, piano; Jay Cave, bass; Christy Febbo, drums.
NYC, 1956
Don't Be That Way
Give Me The Simple Life
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
I'm Glad There Is You
I'm Beginning To See The Light
They Can't Take That Away From Me
Steeplechase
Angel Eyes
You Stepped Out Of A Dream
Bluz For Suz

1957

The Ralph Sharon Sextet - Around The World In Jazz  (Rama RLP 1001)

Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Eddie Costa, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano; Joe Puma, guitar; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, January 9 & 10 & February 5 & 7, 1957
Tipperary Fairy
Strictly Occidental
Ask An Alaskan
Blue In Peru
Prettily Italy
Piccadilly Panic
Sorta Spanish
Parisienne Eyeful
Stateside Panic
Hassle In Havana
Gibraltar Rock
Just A Japanese Side-Man
** also released on Columbia (E) 33SX 1090.

1958

Ralph Sharon - Time / Friend's Blues  (Argo 5315)

Ralph Sharon, piano; Allan Mack, bass; Billy Exiner, drums; Candido, congas.
NYC, June 3, 1958
U8814Time

Ralph Sharon Quartet And Friend - 2:38 A.M.  (Argo LP-635)

Ralph Sharon, piano; Allan Mack, bass; Billy Exiner, drums; Candido, congas.: same session.
NYC, June 3, 1958
U8815Ol' Man River
U8816Friend's Blues
U8816ABlues
U8817Garden In The Rain
U8818I'll Never Let You Go (as I'll Never Be The Same)
U8819Teach Me Tonight
U8820How Long Has This Been Going On
U8821Love Me Or Leave Me
U8822Linguine, Lovers Lullaby