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