Ralph Sharon Discography

1949 (age 26)

Ralph Sharon And His Bobtet

Harry Roche, trombone; Harry Klein, alto sax; Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; Bob Burns, baritone sax #3; Ralph Sharon, piano; Dave Goldberg, guitar; Charles Short, bass; Martin Ashton, drums; Doreen Henry, vocals.
London, England, November 9, 1949
1.EuphoriaHarmony (E) unissued
2.How High The Moon-
3.Zanzibar-

Ralph Sharon Trio

Ralph Sharon, piano; Joe Muddell, bass; Laurie Morgan, drums.
London, England, late 1949
Lady BirdTechnidisc (E) TDA 501
September In The Rain-
Sweet LorraineTechnidisc (E) TDA 502
Shaw 'Nuff-
* Technidisc (E) TDA 501; Blue Star (F) 5001   Ralph Sharon - Lady Bird / September In The Rain
* Technidisc (E) TDA 502   Ralph Sharon - Sweet Lorraine / Shaw 'Nuff

1950

Ralph Sharon Sextet

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 BaubleMelodisc (E) 1118
Mel.2Boptical Illusion-
Mel.3I've Got You Under My SkinMelodisc (E) 1119
Mel.4There's A Small Hotel-
* Melodisc (E) 1118   Ralph Sharon - Burman's Bauble / Boptical Illusion
* Melodisc (E) 1119   Ralph Sharon - I've Got You Under My Skin / There's A Small Hotel

Ralph Sharon Sextet

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.16The Way You Look Tonightrejected
Mel.19A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley SquareMelodisc (E) 1129
Mel.24The Very Thought Of You-
Mel.25Sloppy JoeMelodisc (E) 1161
* Melodisc (E) 1129   Ralph Sharon - A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square / The Very Thought Of You
* Melodisc (E) 1161   Ralph Sharon - Sloppy Joe / You Go To My Head

1951

Ralph Sharon Sextet

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 SoulMelodisc (E) 1176
Mel.65You Go To My HeadMelodisc (E) 1161
Mel.66Two Sleepy PeopleMelodisc (E) 1156
Mel.68Stalking The Stork-
* Melodisc (E) 1176   Ralph Sharon - Heart And Soul / You Are My Lucky Star
* Melodisc (E) 1161   Ralph Sharon - Sloppy Joe / You Go To My Head
* Melodisc (E) 1156   Ralph Sharon - Two Sleepy People / Stalking The Stork

Ralph Sharon Trio

Ralph Sharon, piano; Bert Howard, bass; Rex Bennett, drums.
London, England, March 22, 1951
Mel.106Wrap Your Troubles In Dreamsunissued
Mel.107Don's DilemmaMelodisc (E) 1200
Mel.108SkylarkMelodisc (E) 1201
Mel.109A Foggy Dayrejected
Mel.110You're A Lucky StarMelodisc (E) 1176
Mel.111The Folks Who Live On The Hillunissued
Mel.112Slightly OliverMelodisc (E) 1169
Mel.113A Bachelor Gay-
* Melodisc (E) 1200   Ralph Sharon - Someone To Watch Over Me / Don's Dilemma
* Melodisc (E) 1201   Ralph Sharon - I Get A Kick Out Of You / Skylark
* Melodisc (E) 1176   Ralph Sharon - Heart And Soul / You Are My Lucky Star
* Melodisc (E) 1169   Ralph Sharon - Slightly Oliver / A Bachelor Gay

Ralph Sharon Sextet

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 YouMelodisc (E) 1201
Mel.229Someone To Watch Over MeMelodisc (E) 1200
Mel.230This Can't Be Loveunissued
Mel.231Zing! Went The Strings Of My HeartMelodisc (E) 1213
* Melodisc (E) 1201   Ralph Sharon - I Get A Kick Out Of You / Skylark
* Melodisc (E) 1200   Ralph Sharon - Someone To Watch Over Me / Don's Dilemma
* Melodisc (E) 1213   Ralph Sharon - Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart / Serenade In Blue

Ralph Sharon Sextet

Keith Bird, tenor sax; Martin Slavin, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano; Alan Metcalf, guitar; Bert Howard, bass; Leon Roy, drums.: same personnel.
London, England, November 13, 1951
Mel.247I'm Beginning To See The Lightunissued
Mel.248Where Or WhenMelodisc (E) 1227
Mel.249Serenade In BlueMelodisc (E) 1213
Mel.250April In Parisunissued
* Melodisc (E) 1227   Ralph Sharon - Where Or When / Bill
* Melodisc (E) 1213   Ralph Sharon - Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart / Serenade In Blue

1952

Ralph Sharon Sextet

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.347These Foolish Thingsunissued
Mel.348Sometimes I'm Happy-
Mel.349BillMelodisc (E) 1227
Mel.350It Don't Mean A Thingunissued
* Melodisc (E) 1227   Ralph Sharon - Where Or When / Bill

Ralph Sharon Sextet

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 InLyragon (E) J 705, AF-1
R938Room 504-
Deep PurpleLyragon (E) AF-1
We'll Gather Lilacs-
* Lyragon (E) AF-1   Ralph Sharon Sextet
* Lyragon (E) J 705   Ralph Sharon - Love Walked In / Room 504

Ralph Sharon Sextet

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 ByLyragon (E) AF-1
She's Funny That Way-
I'm Shooting High-
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good-
* Lyragon (E) AF-1   Ralph Sharon Sextet

Ralph Sharon Trio

Ralph Sharon, piano; Joe Muddell, bass; Tony Kinsey, drums.
London, England, December 2, 1952
DR17341One Morning In MayDecca (E) LF 1107; London (US) LL 1339
DR17342I'll Remember AprilDecca (E) LF 1107
DR17343It Might As Well Be SpringDecca (E) LF 1107; London (US) LL 1339
DR17344Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year-
* London (US) LL 1339   Ralph Sharon - Autumn Leaves And Spring Fever
* Decca (E) LF 1107; London (US) LL 733   Ralph Sharon - Spring Fever

Ralph Sharon Trio

Ralph Sharon, piano; Jack Fallon, bass; Tony Kinsey, drums.
London, England, December 9, 1952
DR17382A Garden In The RainDecca (E) LF 1107; London (US) LL 1339
DR17383Spring SongDecca (E) LF 1107
DR17384Spring SecretDecca (E) LF 1107; London (US) LL 1339
DR17385March Winds And April Showers-
* London (US) LL 1339   Ralph Sharon - Autumn Leaves And Spring Fever
* Decca (E) LF 1107; London (US) LL 733   Ralph Sharon - Spring Fever

1953 (age 30)

Ralph Sharon Quartet

Ralph Sharon, piano; Bert Weedon, guitar; Jack Fallon, bass; Tony Kinsey, drums.
London, England, March 5, 1953
DR17650Falling LeavesDecca (E) LF 1138; London (US) LL 1339
DR17651Autumn Mist-
DR17652September In The Rain-
DR17653Early Autumn-
DR17654'Tis Autumnunissued
DR17655September SongDecca (E) LF 1138
DR17656September Song (diff version)Decca (E) F 10191
DR17657Shine On Harvest MoonDecca (E) LF 1138; London (US) LL 1339
DR17658October TwilightDecca (E) LF 1138
DR17659It Might As Well Be Springunissued
DR17660Indian SummerDecca (E) F 10191, (E) LF 1138; London (US) LL 1339
* London (US) LL 1339   Ralph Sharon - Autumn Leaves And Spring Fever
* Decca (E) LF 1138   Ralph Sharon - Autumn Leaves
* Decca (E) F 10191   Ralph Sharon - September Song / Indian Summer

1955

Ralph Sharon Sextet

J.R. Monterose, tenor sax; Teddy Charles, vibes; Ralph Sharon, piano; Joe Puma, guitar; Charles Mingus, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
NYC, May 27, 1955
ManhattanLondon (US) LL 1488
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-
* London (US) LL 1488   Ralph Sharon - Easy Jazz

1956

Ralph Sharon Sextet With Sue Ryan

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 ThingBethlehem BCP-13
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-
* Bethlehem BCP-13   Sue And Ralph Sharon - Mr & Mrs Jazz

Ralph Sharon Trio

Ralph Sharon, piano; Jay Cave, bass; Christy Febbo, drums.
NYC, 1956
Don't Be That WayBethlehem BCP-41
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 DreamBethlehem BCP-41, BCP-84
Bluz For SuzBethlehem BCP-41
* Bethlehem BCP-41   Ralph Sharon
* Bethlehem BCP-84   Various Artists - Just For Variety - Bethlehem's Best, Volume Three
= Bethlehem EXLP-6   Various Artists - Bethlehem's Best

1957

The Ralph Sharon Sextet

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 FairyRama RLP 1001
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-
* Rama RLP 1001; Columbia (E) 33SX 1090   The Ralph Sharon Sextet - Around The World In Jazz

1958

Ralph Sharon Quartet And Friend

Ralph Sharon, piano; Allan Mack, bass; Billy Exiner, drums; Candido, congas.
NYC, June 3, 1958
U8813Easy To GoChess unissued
U8814TimeArgo 5315
U8815Ol' Man RiverArgo LP-635, EP-1077
U8816Friend's BluesArgo 5315, LP-635
U8816ABluesArgo LP-635, EP-1077
U8817Garden In The RainArgo LP-635
U8818I'll Never Let You Go (as I'll Never Be The Same)-
U8819Teach Me TonightArgo LP-635, EP-1077
U8820How Long Has This Been Going OnArgo LP-635
U8821Love Me Or Leave Me-
U8822Linguine, Lovers LullabyArgo LP-635, EP-1077
U8823I Got It BadChess unissued
U8824I Wished On The Moon-
* Argo LP-635   Ralph Sharon Quartet And Friend - 2:38 A.M.
* Argo EP-1077   Ralph Sharon And His Friends - 2:38 A.M.
* Argo 5315   Ralph Sharon - Time / Friend's Blues