Riverside Records Discography: 1951-1952

1951

Paul Barbarin And His Jazz Band

Ernest Cagnolatti, trumpet; Edward Pierson, trombone; Albert Burbank, clarinet, vocal #1; Lester Santiago, piano; Johnny St. Cyr, banjo; Richard McLean, bass; Paul Barbarin, drums.

New Orleans, LA, January 23, 1951

1. NO25Eh La BasCircle J-1077; Riverside RLP 12-217
2. NO26Lily Of The ValleyCircle J-1077
3. NO27Walk Through The Streets Of The CityCircle J-1078; Riverside RLP 12-217
4. NO28Just A Closer Walk With Thee-

* Riverside RLP 12-217   Sharkey Bonano And Paul Barbarin - New Orleans Contrasts   1956
* Circle J-1077   Paul Barbarin - Eh La Bas / Lily Of The Valley   1951
* Circle J-1078   Paul Barbarin - Walk Through The Streets Of The City / Just A Closer Walk With Thee   1951

Jamming At Rudi's

Dick Smith, trumpet; Conrad Janis, trombone; Tom Sharpsteen, clarinet; Bob Wilber, soprano sax; Ralph Sutton as John Jeffrey, piano; Danny Barker, guitar; Pops Foster, bass; Freddie Moore, drums.

NYC, January 23, 1951

NY116Panamaunissued
NY117Weary Blues-
NY118Maryland, My Maryland-
NY119See See RiderCircle L-407; Riverside RLP 12-215
NY120High Society-
NY121That's A Plenty-
NY173When The Saints Go Marching In I-
NY174When The Saints Go Marching In II-

Eubie Blake, piano.

Maple Leaf RagCircle L-407

* Riverside RLP 12-215   Conrad Janis - Dixieland Jam Session   1956
* Circle L-407   Jamming At Rudi's No. 1   1951

Jamming At Rudi's

Hot Lips Page, trumpet, vocal; Tyree Glenn, trombone; Burnie Peacock, clarinet, alto sax; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Dan Burley, Kenny Kersey, piano; Danny Barker, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Sonny Greer, drums.

NYC, February 10, 1951

NY122Blues No. 1unissued
NY123Blues No. 2-
NY124Dan Carter Blues-
NY125Skiffle JamCircle L-410
NY126Moanin' Dan-
NY127Sweet Sue-
NY128Kersey's BoogieCircle R-3003 (alt.), L-410
NY129I've Got The Upper HandCircle R-3003 (alt.)
NY130Sunny Jungle (as Drum Rhapsody)Circle R-3004 (alt.), L-410
NY131Main StreetCircle R-3004 (alt.)

* Circle L-410   Jamming At Rudi's No. 2   1951
* Circle R-3003 (alt.)   Jamming At Rudi's - Kersey's Boogie / I've Got The Upper Hand
* Circle R-3004 (alt.)   Jamming At Rudi's - Drum Rhapsody / Main Street

Ray Foxley Solo

Ray Foxley, piano.

Birmingham, England, February 28, 1951

RHC47The Diamond KingRiverside unissued
RHC48Vieux Carre Blues-
RHC49Fig Leaf Rag-
RHC50Levee Rambler Blues-
RHC51Tom Cat Blues-
RHC52Bordello Rag-
RHC53Supersonic Rag-
RHC54Frenchmans Stomp-
RHC55Jelly Roll Blues-
RHC56Mama 'Nita-

Paul Barbarin And His Jazz Band

Ernest Cagnolatti, trumpet; Edward Pierson, trombone; Albert Burbank, clarinet; Lester Santiago, piano; Richard McLean, bass; Paul Barbarin, drums.

New Orleans, LA, May 8, 1951

NO29PanamaCircle J-1065
NO30Just A Little While To Stay HereCircle J-1065; Riverside RLP 12-217
NO31Clarinet MarmaladeCircle J-1066; Riverside RLP 12-217
NO32Fidgety Feet-

* Riverside RLP 12-217   Sharkey Bonano And Paul Barbarin - New Orleans Contrasts   1956
* Circle J-1065   Paul Barbarin - Panama / Just A Little While To Stay Here   1951
* Circle J-1066   Paul Barbarin - Clarinet Marmalade / Fidgety Feet   1951

Conrad Janis And His Tailgate Jazz Band

Dick Smith, trumpet; Conrad Janis, trombone; Tom Sharpsteen, clarinet; Elmer Schoebel, piano; Danny Barker, guitar; Freddie Moore, drums.

NYC, May 8, 1951

NY144Danny's Banjo BluesGHB 50

* GHB 50   no information

Conrad Janis And His Tailgate Jazz Band

Dick Smith, trumpet; Conrad Janis, trombone; Tom Sharpsteen, clarinet; Elmer Schoebel, piano; Danny Barker, guitar, vocal #2; Freddie Moore, drums, vocal #4.

NYC, June 7, 1951

1. NY134Willie The WeeperCircle R-3006; Riverside RLP 12-215
2. NY135Eh La Bas-
3. NY136When You And I Were Young, MaggieCircle R-3007; Riverside RLP 12-215
4. NY137Down By The Riverside-

* Riverside RLP 12-215   Conrad Janis - Dixieland Jam Session   1956
* Circle R-3006   Conrad Janis - Willie The Weeper / Eh La Bas
* Circle R-3007   Conrad Janis - When You And I Were Young, Maggie / Down By The Riverside

Mary Lou Williams Quintet

Elmer "Skippy" Williams, clarinet; Mary Lou Williams, piano; Billy Taylor, bass; Al Walker, drums; Dave Lambert Singers, vocal trio.

NYC, June 11, 1951

NY151WalkingCircle R-3008
NY152De Function (The Great Macbeth)unissued
NY153Cloudy-
NY154I Won't Let It Bother Me-

* Circle R-3008   Mary Lou Williams - Walking / The Sheik Of Araby

Mary Lou Williams Trio

Mary Lou Williams, piano; Billy Taylor, bass; Willie Correa, bongos.

NYC, June 15, 1951

NY155-1The Sheik Of ArabyCircle R-3008, L-412
NY156When Dreams Come TrueCircle L-412
NY157Bobo-
NY158Kool-

* Circle L-412   Mary Lou Williams Trio
* Circle R-3008   Mary Lou Williams - Walking / The Sheik Of Araby

The Merseysippi Jazz Band

John Lawrence, cornet; Frank Parr, trombone; Don Lydiatt, clarinet; Frank Robinson, piano; Ken Baldwin, Ron Miller, banjo; Dick Goodwin, bass; George Bennett, drums.

Liverpool, England, June 21, 1951

HC57Cake-Walking Babies From HomeRiverside unissued
HC58Hysterics Rag-
HC59Down In Honky Tonk Town-
HC60My Journey To The Sky-
HC61Coney Island Washboard-
HC62Merseysippi Rag-
HC63Milenberg Joys-
HC64Drop That Sack-
HC65Working Man Blues-
HC66Snag It-
HC67Chattanooga Stomp-

Mary Lou Williams Trio

Mary Lou Williams, piano; Carl Pruitt, bass; Bill Clark, drums.

NYC, circa June, 1951

NY159Lover Come Back To MeCircle L-412
NY160S'posin'Circle R-3009, L-412
NY161Handy EyesCircle L-412
NY162Tisherome-

* Circle L-412   Mary Lou Williams Trio
* Circle R-3009   Mary Lou Williams - S'posin' / no info

George Lewis And His New Orleans All Stars

Henry "Red" Allen, trumpet, vocal; Jim Robinson, trombone; George Lewis, clarinet; Lester Santiago, piano; Lawrence Marrero, banjo; Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau, bass; Paul Barbarin, drums.

New Orleans, LA, August 6, 1951

NO41Darktown Strutters' BallRiverside RLP 2512
NO42Hindustan-
NO43-ASt. James Infirmary (take 1)-
NO44Some Of Those Days-

* Riverside RLP 2512   George Lewis - New Orleans All Stars And Quartet Featuring Red Allen   1955

George Lewis' New Orleans Jazz Band

Alvin Alcorn, trumpet; Bill Matthews, trombone; George Lewis, clarinet; Lester Santiago, piano; Lawrence Marrero, banjo; Alcide (Slow Drag) Pavageau, bass; Paul Barbarin, drums.

New Orleans, LA, August 20, 1951

NO45Bill BaileyCircle L-421; Riverside RLP 12-207
NO45-A-Circle unissued
NO46Dipper Mouth BluesCircle L-421; Riverside RLP 12-207
NO47Tin Roof Blues-
NO48It's A Long, Long Way To TipperaryRiverside RLP 12-207
NO49Bugle Call RagCircle L-421; Riverside RLP 12-207
NO49-A-Circle unissued

* Riverside RLP 12-207   George Lewis - Jazz In The Classic New Orleans Tradition   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-1736   -   1989
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1736-2   -   1990
* Circle L-421   George Lewis' New Orleans All Stars

George Lewis' New Orleans Jazz Band

Alvin Alcorn, trumpet; Bill Matthews, trombone; George Lewis, clarinet; Lester Santiago, piano; Lawrence Marrero, banjo; Alcide (Slow Drag) Pavageau, bass; Paul Barbarin, drums.: same personnel.

New Orleans, LA, August 26, 1951

NO50Big Butter And Egg Man #2Riverside RLP 2507
NO50-ABig Butter And Egg ManCircle L-421
NO51Bourbon Street Parade #2Riverside RLP 2507
NO51-ABourbon Street ParadeCircle L-421
NO52Over The WavesRiverside RLP 2507
NO53Who's Sorry Now-
NO54Weary Blues (take 1)Riverside RLP 2507, RLP 12-207
NO54-AWeary BluesCircle L-421

* Riverside RLP 12-207   George Lewis - Jazz In The Classic New Orleans Tradition   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-1736   -   1989
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1736-2   -   1990
* Riverside RLP 2507   George Lewis - New Orleans Jazz Band And Quartet   1954
* Circle L-421   George Lewis' New Orleans All Stars

Sharkey And His Kings Of Dixieland

Joseph "Sharkey" Bonano, trumpet; Julian Laine, trombone; Harry Shields, clarinet; Stanley Mendelson, piano; "Chink" Martin, tuba, bass; "Monk" Hazel, drums, mellophone.

New Orleans, LA, October 26 and 30, 1951

NO55Alice Blue GownCircle R-3012; Riverside RLP 12-217
NO56That Peculiar RagRiverside RLP 12-217
NO57Clarinet MarmaladeCircle unissued
NO58The World Is Waiting For The SunriseCircle R-3012
NO59She's Crying For MeRiverside RLP 12-217
NO60Missouri WaltzCircle R-3011; Riverside RLP 12-217
NO61Land O' DreamsRiverside RLP 12-217
NO62IndianaCircle R-3011; Riverside RLP 12-217

* Riverside RLP 12-217   Sharkey Bonano And Paul Barbarin - New Orleans Contrasts   1956
* Circle R-3012   Sharkey Bonano - Alice Blue Gown / The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise   1952
* Circle R-3011   Sharkey Bonano - Missouri Waltz / Indiana   1952

Carl Halen And The Washboard Five

Carl Halen, cornet; Bob Greene, piano; Bob Sann, banjo; Charlie Paris, guitar; Bob Thompson, washboard; Paul Bacon, vocal.

NYC, 1951

CLEF5Doctor JazzKnickerbocker 3; Riverside RLP 2502
CLEF6Heebie Jeebie-
CLEF7Willie The WeeperKnickerbocker 4; Riverside RLP 2502
CLEF8Cake Walkin' Babies-

* Riverside RLP 2502   Carl Halen With The Washboard Five And Gene Mayl's Dixieland Rhythm Kings   1952
* Knickerbocker 3   Carl Halen - Doctor Jazz / Heebie Jeebie
* Knickerbocker 4   Carl Halen - Willie The Weeper / Cake Walkin' Babies

Royal Drums Of The Abatutsi, Abatutsi Girls Songs

Royal Drums Of The Abatutsi, Abatutsi Girls Songs.

Belgian Congo, 1951-1952

LobertinaRiverside RLP 12-112

* Riverside RLP 12-112   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz Volumes 1 & 2: Backgrounds / Ragtime
= Riverside SDP 11   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz   1956
= Riverside RB-005   -   1986
= Riverside 3RBCD-005-2   -   1994

Mary Lou Williams Solo

Mary Lou Williams, piano.

NYC, 1951-1952

NY269YesterdaysCircle unissued
NY270It Ain't Necessarily So-
NY271Why Evade The Truth-
NY272Mary's Waltz-
NY273Talk Of The Town-
NY274Stompin' At The Savoy-
NY275Caravan-
NY276Crazy Rhythm-
NY277Scorpio-
NY278The Man I Love-
NY279People Will Say We're In Love-
NY280For You-

1952 (founded)

Lizzie Miles And Her New Orleans Boys

Fred Neumann, piano; Frank Frederico, guitar; Joe Loyacano, bass; Lizzie Miles, vocal.

New Orleans, LA, January 1, 1952

NO67Careless LoveCircle 2
NO68I Cried For You-
NO69Basin Street BluesCircle 3
NO70Ace In The Hole-

* Circle 2   Lizzie Miles - Careless Love / I Cried For You
* Circle 3   Lizzie Miles - Basin Street Blues / Ace In The Hole

Mary Lou Williams Trio

Mary Lou Williams, piano; and others.

NYC, April 16, 1952

NY165-ACaravanCircle R-3013
NY166-AYes, We Have No Bananas-
NY167Lonely Momentsunissued
NY168unknown title-

* Circle R-3013   Mary Lou Williams - Caravan / Yes, We Have No Bananas

Bob Hodes And The Red Onion Jazz Band

Bob Hodes, trumpet #1,3-8; Charlie Sonnanstine, trombone, vocal; Joe Muranyi, clarinet, vocal; Robin Wetterau, piano; Chuck Kling, banjo; Bill Stanley, tuba; Bob Thompson, drums.

NYC, April, 1952

1.Creole BellesRiverside RLP 2503
2.Misery Blues-
3.Auntie Skinner's Chicken Dinner-
4.London Blues-
5.Snake Rag-
6.My Mama Rocks Me-
7.Salty Dog-
8.I'm A Little Blackbird-

* Riverside RLP 2503   Bob Hodes And The Red Onion Jazz Band - New Orleans Encore   1953

Ralph Sutton Duo

Ralph Sutton, piano; George Wettling, drums.

NYC, June 11, 1952

NY175A-Flat DreamCircle L-413; Riverside RLP 12-212
NY176African Ripples-
NY177Drop Me Off In Harlem-
NY179Fascination-
NY181Love Me Or Leave Me-
NY182I'm Comin' Virginia-
NY183Sugar Rose-
NY184Bee's Knees-

* Riverside RLP 12-212   Ralph Sutton - Piano Solos In The Classic Jazz Tradition   1956
* Circle L-413   Ralph Sutton At The Piano

Rhythmic Chants Of Southern Negro Street Vendors

Rhythmic Chants Of Southern Negro Street Vendors.

Charleston, SC, circa 1952

Street Cries Of CharlestonRiverside RLP 12-112

* Riverside RLP 12-112   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz Volumes 1 & 2: Backgrounds / Ragtime
= Riverside SDP 11   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz   1956
= Riverside RB-005   -   1986
= Riverside 3RBCD-005-2   -   1994