Ray Nance Catalog

1948 (age 35)

Various Artists - Homage To The Duke  (Esquire (E) S 336)

Ray Nance, trumpet, violin, vocals; Dick Katz as Bill Richard, piano; Lauderic Caton as Lawrence Rix, guitar; Coleridge Goode as George Goodwin, bass; Ray Ellington as Reggie Pitts, drums.
London, England, July 1, 1948
M-7-58-2Moon Mist
M-7-59-2Sometimes I'm Happy
M-7-60I Can't Give You Anything But Love
M-7-61Blues For Duke

1959 (age 46)

Ray Nance - Cat Anderson And The Ellington Alumni - A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing  (Charlie Parker PLP 827)

Cat Anderson, trumpet; Rudy Powell, alto clarinet; Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Ray Nance, violin; Leroy Lovett, piano, arranger; Jimmy Woode, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums.
Boston, MA, late 1959
Between Some Place, Goin' No Place
A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing
The Mexican Bandit
Lovelinessence
Accen'tuate
Chelsea Bridge
Summertime
Like, Dig!

1969 (age 56)

Ray Nance - Body And Soul  (Solid State SS 18062)

Brew Moore, tenor sax; Ray Nance, violin, vocals, arranger; Jaki Byard, piano; Roland Hanna, piano, organ; Tiny Grimes, Tommy Lucas, guitar; Carl Pruitt, bass; Steve Little, drums.
NYC, May, 1969
Take The "A" Train
Get Happy
Sunny
Body And Soul
Mimi
A Hard Day's Night
Oh Happy Day
Stardust
She's Funny That Way
Jolie Janice
Guitar Amour
Tranquility

1971

Ray Nance - Huffin' 'N' Puffin'  (MPS/BASF (G) 21 21280-7)

Ray Nance, trumpet, violin, vocals; Kenny Drew, piano; Ron Mathewson, bass; Daniel Humair, drums.
MPS-Studio, Villingen, Black Forest, West Germany, November, 1971
He Huffed 'N' Puffed
Some Of These Days
I Can't Get Started
Struttin' With Some Barbecue
Wild Child
Tangerine
Russian Lullaby

Others

Ray Nance Quartet And Sextet  (Unique Jazz UJ 11)

Ray Nance, trumpet, violin, vocals; Earl Washington, piano; Truck Parham, bass; Hillard Brown, drums.
Continental?, unknown date
Summertime
Take The "A" Train
C Jam Blues
(What Did I Do To Be So) Black And Blue
It Don't Mean A Thing
Sunny