Ray Nance Discography

1948 (age 35)

Ray Nance And The Ellingtonians

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 MistEsquire (E) 10-042, S 336
M-7-59-2Sometimes I'm Happy-
M-7-60I Can't Give You Anything But LoveEsquire (E) 10-041, S 336
M-7-61Blues For Duke-
* Esquire (E) S 336   Various Artists - Homage To The Duke
* Esquire (E) 10-042; Artist (Swd) B 3048   Ray Nance - Moon Mist / Sometimes I'm Happy
* Esquire (E) 10-041   Ray Nance - I Can't Give You Anything But Love / Blues For Duke

1959 (age 46)

Ray Nance - Cat Anderson And The Ellington Alumni

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 PlaceCharlie Parker PLP 827
A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing-
The Mexican Bandit-
Lovelinessence-
Accen'tuate-
Chelsea Bridge-
Summertime-
Like, Dig!-
* Charlie Parker PLP 827   Ray Nance - Cat Anderson And The Ellington Alumni - A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing

1969 (age 56)

Ray Nance Sextet

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" TrainSolid State SS 18062
Get HappySolid State SS 18062; Unique Jazz UJ 11
Sunny-
Body And SoulSolid State SS 18062
MimiSolid State SS 18062; Unique Jazz UJ 11
A Hard Day's NightSolid State SS 18062
Oh Happy Day-
Stardust-
She's Funny That Way-
Jolie Janice-
Guitar Amour-
Tranquility-
* Solid State SS 18062   Ray Nance - Body And Soul
* Unique Jazz UJ 11   Ray Nance Quartet And Sextet

1971

Ray Nance Quartet

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' PuffedMPS/BASF (G) 21 21280-7
Some Of These Days-
I Can't Get Started-
Struttin' With Some Barbecue-
Wild Child-
Tangerine-
Russian Lullaby-
* MPS/BASF (G) 21 21280-7   Ray Nance - Huffin' 'N' Puffin'

Others

Ray Nance Quartet

Ray Nance, trumpet, violin, vocals; Earl Washington, piano; Truck Parham, bass; Hillard Brown, drums.
Continental?, unknown date
SummertimeUnique Jazz UJ 11
Take The "A" Train-
C Jam Blues-
(What Did I Do To Be So) Black And Blue-
It Don't Mean A Thing-
Sunny-
* Unique Jazz UJ 11   Ray Nance Quartet And Sextet