Riverside Records Discography: 1956

1956

Marty Bell, Don Elliott Quartet

Marty Bell, vocal #1,2,4,6-8,10,12; Don Elliott, vibes #1-6,8,9,11,12, bongos #7, trumpet #10; Bob Corwin, piano; Vinnie Burke, bass; Jim Campbell, drums.

NYC, January 17 and 23, 1956

1.I Didn't Know What Time It WasRiverside RLP 12-206
2.I Thought About You-
3.Moonlight In VermontRiverside RLP 12-206, RLP 12-244
4.The Girl Next DoorRiverside RLP 12-206
5.According To Moyle-
6.S'posin'-
7.This Can't Be Love-
8.The Love Of My Life-
9.I Found A New Baby-
10.You Go To My Head-
11.September Song-
12.Me And You-

* Riverside RLP 12-206   The Voice Of: Marty Bell, The Quartet Of: Don Elliott   1956
* Riverside RLP 12-244   Various Artists - Jazz For Lovers   1957

Reverend Gary Davis

Reverend Gary Davis, guitar, vocal.

NYC, January 29, 1956

Blow, GabrielRiverside RLP 148
Twelve Gates To The City-
Samson And Delilah-
Oh Lord, Search My Heart-
Get Right Church-
You Got To Go Down-
Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning-
There Was A Time That I Was Blind-

* Riverside RLP 148; Original Blues Classics OBC-524, OBCCD-524-2   Reverend Gary Davis And Pink Anderson - Gospel, Blues And Street Songs

Mundell Lowe Quartet

Al Klink, flute, bass clarinet #1,4,9; Phil Bodner, oboe, English horn #3,6,7,12; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Trigger Alpert, bass #1-9,11,12; Ed Shaughnessy, drums #1-9,11,12.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 20, and March 2 and 9, 1956

1.Speak LowRiverside RLP 12-208, RLP 12-244
2.We'll Be Together AgainRiverside RLP 12-208
3.Memories Of You-
4.Ill Wind-
5.You Don't Know What Love Is-
6.I Dream Too Much-
7.June In January-
8.I'll Take Romance-
9.It's So Peaceful In The Country-
10.Our Waltz-
11.I'm Old Fashioned-
12.Goodbye-

* Riverside RLP 12-208   Guitar Moods By Mundell Lowe   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1957-2   -   2004
* Riverside RLP 12-244   Various Artists - Jazz For Lovers   1957

Randy Weston Trio Plus Cecil Payne

Cecil Payne, baritone sax #1,3,5-8; Randy Weston, piano; Ahmed Abdul-Malik, bass; Wilbert Hogan, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 14 and 21, 1956

1.The Man I LoveRiverside RLP 12-214, RLP 12-267
2.Serenade In BlueRiverside RLP 12-214
3.I Can't Get Started With You-
4.This Can't Be Love-
5.These Foolish Things-
6.Lifetime-
7.Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me-
8.Little Niles-

* Riverside RLP 12-214   Randy Weston Trio Plus Cecil Payne - With These Hands...   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1883-2   -   1996
= Milestone M-47045   Randy Weston - Zulu   1977
* Riverside RLP 12-267   Various Artists - Riverside Drive   1958

Thelonious Monk Trio

Thelonious Monk, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass #1,3-7; Art Blakey, drums #1,3-7.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 17, and April 3, 1956

1.LizaRiverside RLP 12-209, RLP 12-267
2.Memories Of YouRiverside RLP 12-209
3.Honeysuckle RoseRiverside RLP 12-209, RM 483/484
4.Darn That DreamRiverside RLP 12-209
5.Tea For Two-
6.You Are Too Beautiful-
7.Just You, Just Me-

* Riverside RLP 12-209   The Unique Thelonious Monk   1956
= Riverside RLP 12-209 (later)   The Unique Thelonious Monk (stamp)   1957
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-064   -   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-064-2   -   1987
= Milestone M-47052   Thelonious Monk - The Riverside Trios   1979
* Riverside RLP 12-267   Various Artists - Riverside Drive   1958
* Riverside RM 483/484, RS 9483/9484   The Thelonious Monk Story   1966

Mundell Lowe Trio

Jack Greenberg, English horn; Mundell Lowe, guitar; George Duvivier, bass.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, circa April, 1956

This Could Lead To LoveRiverside RLP 12-808
I Guess I'll Have To Dream The Rest-
Wonderful One-
I Hadn't Anyone 'Til You-

* Riverside RLP 12-808   Mundell Lowe, Tony Burrello, Barbara Lea, Billy Taylor - This Could Lead To Love

Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra -- Alec Wilder

Joe Wilder, trumpet; John Barrows, Jim Buffington, French horn; Don Hammond, flute; Jerry Roth, oboe; Bernard Garfield, bassoon #1-4,6,9,10,12; Harold Goltzer, bassoon #5,7,8,11; Jimmy Carroll, clarinet, bass clarinet; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass #1,2,6,10; Trigger Alpert, bass #3-5,7-9,11,12; Ed Shaughnessy, drums; Alec Wilder, composer, personal supervisor.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, June 12 and 19, and July 19, 1956

1.Suggestion For Bored DancersRiverside RLP 12-219
2.She Never Wore Makeup-
3.What Happened Last Night?-
4.Walk Softly-
5.Let's Get Together And Cry-
6.Mama Never Dug This Scene-
7.Pop, What's A Passacaglia?-
8.No Plans-
9.The Endless Quest-
10.Around The World In 2:34-
11.An Unrelenting Memory-
12.Tacet For NeuroticsRiverside RLP 12-219, S-3

* Riverside RLP 12-219   Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra - New Music Of Alec Wilder   1956
= Offbeat OLP 3010   Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra - Tacet For Neurotics: The Music Of Alec Wilder   1962+
* Riverside S-3   Various Artists - Riverside Modern Jazz Sampler $1.98   1956

The Bob Corwin Quartet Featuring The Trumpet Of Don Elliott

Don Elliott, trumpet #1,2,4-6,8-10; Bob Corwin, piano; Ernie Furtado, bass; Jimmy Campbell, drums.

Beltone Studios, NYC, June, 1956

1.My Shining HourRiverside RLP 12-220, RLP 12-267
2.Isn't It RomanticRiverside RLP 12-220
3.I'll Remember April-
4.I Remember You-
5.Rico-Jico-Joe-
6.It Might As Well Be Spring-
7.I'll Take Romance-
8.Gone With The Wind-
9.It Could Happen To You-
10.Pony Tail-

* Riverside RLP 12-220   The Bob Corwin Quartet Featuring The Trumpet Of Don Elliott   1956
* Riverside RLP 12-267   Various Artists - Riverside Drive   1958

Coleman Hawkins - A Documentary

Coleman Hawkins, speaking.

NYC, summer 1956

Early DaysRiverside RLP 12-117/118
The Henderson Period-
Europe In The 30's-
Body And Soul-
The Coming Of Modern Jazz-
New York: The Toughest Town-
Some Thoughts On Today And Tomorrow-
Some Thoughts On Rock And Roll-

* Riverside RLP 12-117/118   Coleman Hawkins - A Documentary

Matthew Gee All Stars

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Joe Knight, piano; John Simmons, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 19, 1956

Gee!Riverside RLP 12-221; Jazzland JLP 3
Kingston Lounge-
The Boys From Brooklyn-

* Riverside RLP 12-221   Matthew Gee All Stars - Jazz By Gee!   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1884-2   -   1996
* Jazzland JLP 3   Kenny Dorham - The Swingers   1960

Matthew Gee All Stars

Matthew Gee, trombone; Ernie Henry, alto sax; Joe Knight, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August 22, 1956

Out Of NowhereRiverside RLP 12-221
I'll Remember April-
Joram-
Sweet Georgia Brown-
Lover Man-

* Riverside RLP 12-221   Matthew Gee All Stars - Jazz By Gee!   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1884-2   -   1996

Ernie Henry Quintet

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Ernie Henry, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August 23 and 30, 1956

Gone With The WindRiverside RLP 12-222; Jazzland JLP 3
OrientRiverside RLP 12-222, S-3; Jazzland JLP 3
Free FlightRiverside RLP 12-222; Jazzland JLP 3
Checkmate-
Active IngredientsRiverside RLP 12-222; Jazzland JLP 14
I Should CareRiverside RLP 12-222, RLP 12-244; Jazzland JLP 14
Cleo's ChantRiverside RLP 12-222; Jazzland JLP 14
Cleo's Chant (unissued version)Riverside RLP 12-266

* Riverside RLP 12-222   Presenting Ernie Henry   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-102   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1920-2   -   1999
* Jazzland JLP 3   Kenny Dorham - The Swingers   1960
* Riverside S-3   Various Artists - Riverside Modern Jazz Sampler $1.98   1956
* Jazzland JLP 14   Kenny Dorham & Friends   1960
* Riverside RLP 12-244   Various Artists - Jazz For Lovers   1957
* Riverside RLP 12-266   Ernie Henry - Last Chorus   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-086   -   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1906-2   -   1998

Randy Weston Solo

Randy Weston, piano.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 10, 1956

Little Girl BlueRiverside RLP 12-227
We'll Be Together Again-
Softness-
Lover-

* Riverside RLP 12-227   Randy Weston With Art Blakey - Trio And Solo   1957
= Jazzland JLP 4   Randy Weston With Art Blakey - Zulu   1960
= Milestone M-47045   Randy Weston - Zulu   1977
= Milestone MCD-47085-2   Randy Weston - Solo, Duo And Trio   2000

Bill Evans Trio

Bill Evans, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass #1,2,4-7,9,11,12; Paul Motian, drums #1,2,4-7,9,11,12.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 18 and 27, 1956

1.I Love YouRiverside RLP 12-223, RLP 12-272
2.FiveRiverside RLP 12-223
3.I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good-
4.Conception-
5.Easy Living-
6.Displacement-
7.Speak Low-
8.Waltz For Debby-
9.Our Delight-
10.My Romance-
11.No Cover, No Minimum (take 2)-
12.No Cover, No Minimum (take 1)Milestone M-47063; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-025-2

* Riverside RLP 12-223   Bill Evans - New Jazz Conceptions   1957
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-025   -   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-025-2   -   1987
= Milestone M-47063   Bill Evans - Conception   1981
* Riverside RLP 12-272   Various Artists - 8 Ways To Jazz: Cole Porter   1958

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 20 and 26, 1956

CaravanRiverside RLP 12-224
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Ruby My Dear-
Weird-O-
Taking A Chance On Love-
When You Wish Upon A Star-
Blues For Nica-
It's Only A Paper Moon-

* Riverside RLP 12-224   Kenny Drew Trio   1956
= Jazzland JLP 9   Kenny Drew, Philly Joe Jones, Paul Chambers - Tough Piano Trio   1960
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-065   Kenny Drew Trio   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-065-2   -   1992

Thelonious Monk Quintet

Ernie Henry, alto sax; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano, celeste #2; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 9, 1956

1.Ba-lue Bolivar Ba-lues-areRiverside RLP 12-226; Milestone M-47023
2.Pannonica-

Ernie Henry, alto sax; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano, celeste #2; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Max Roach, drums.

1.Ba-lue Bolivar Ba-lues-are (excerpt)Riverside RLP 12-266
2.Pannonica (opening)Riverside R-022

* Riverside RLP 12-226   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners   1957
= Riverside RLP 1174   -   1960
= Riverside R-3000, RS-3000   Thelonious Monk - Mighty Monk   1967
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-026   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-026-2   -   1987
* Milestone M-47023   Thelonious Monk - Brilliance   1975
* Riverside RLP 12-266   Ernie Henry - Last Chorus   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-086   -   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1906-2   -   1998
* Riverside R-022   Thelonious Monk - The Complete Riverside Recordings   1986
= Riverside 15RCD-022-2   -

Randy Weston Trio And Cecil Payne

Cecil Payne, baritone sax #1,2,4,5,7,8; Randy Weston, piano; Ahmed Abdul-Malik, bass; Al Dreares, drums.

"Cafe Bohemia", Greenwich Village, NY, October 14, 1956

1.Theme: Solemn MeditationRiverside RLP 12-232
2.Just A Riff-
3.You Go To My Head-
4.Once In A While-
5.Hold 'Em Joe-
6.It's All Right With Me-
7.Chessman's Delight-
8.Theme: Solemn Meditation-

* Riverside RLP 12-232   Randy Weston Trio And Cecil Payne - Jazz A La Bohemia   1957
= Jazzland JLP 13   Randy Weston, Cecil Payne - Greenwich Village Jazz   1960
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-1747, OJCCD-1747-2   Randy Weston Trio And Cecil Payne - Jazz A La Bohemia   1990

Thelonious Monk Quintet

Ernie Henry, alto sax; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 15, 1956

Brilliant CornersRiverside R-45-608, RLP 12-226, RLP 421, RM 483/484; Milestone M-47023

* Riverside RLP 12-226   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners   1957
= Riverside RLP 1174   -   1960
= Riverside R-3000, RS-3000   Thelonious Monk - Mighty Monk   1967
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-026   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-026-2   -   1987
* Riverside RLP 421, RLP 9421   Thelonious Monk Greatest Hits   1962
* Riverside RM 483/484, RS 9483/9484   The Thelonious Monk Story   1966
* Milestone M-47023   Thelonious Monk - Brilliance   1975
* Riverside R-45-608   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners Parts I & II   1957

Trigger Alpert's Absolutely All-Star Seven

Joe Wilder, trumpet; Urbie Green, trombone; Tony Scott, clarinet, tenor sax; Zoot Sims, alto, tenor sax; Al Cohn, tenor, baritone sax; Trigger Alpert, bass; Ed Shaughnessy, drums; Dick Hyman, Marty Paich, Tony Scott, arranger.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 29, and November 23 and 30, 1956

Treat Me RoughRiverside RLP 12-225
Looking At YouRiverside RLP 12-225, RLP 12-272
Love Me TomorrowRiverside RLP 12-225
Trigger HappyRiverside RLP 12-225, RLP 12-267
TranquilizerRiverside RLP 12-225
I Like The Likes Of You-
I Wish I Were In Love Again-
I Don't Want To Be Alone Again-
Trigger Fantasy-
Where's That Rainbow?-

* Riverside RLP 12-225   Trigger Alpert's Absolutely All-Star Seven - Trigger Happy!   1957
= Jazzland JLP 11   Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, Tony Scott - East Coast Sounds   1960
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1012-2   -   1999
* Riverside RLP 12-272   Various Artists - 8 Ways To Jazz: Cole Porter   1958
* Riverside RLP 12-267   Various Artists - Riverside Drive   1958

Thelonious Monk Quintet

Clark Terry, trumpet #2; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax #2; Thelonious Monk, piano; Paul Chambers, bass #2; Max Roach, drums #2.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 7, 1956

1.I Surrender, DearRiverside RLP 12-226
2.Bemsha SwingRiverside RLP 12-226; Milestone M-47023

* Riverside RLP 12-226   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners   1957
= Riverside RLP 1174   -   1960
= Riverside R-3000, RS-3000   Thelonious Monk - Mighty Monk   1967
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-026   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-026-2   -   1987
* Milestone M-47023   Thelonious Monk - Brilliance   1975

Oscar Moore Duo

Oscar Moore, rhythm guitar, solo guitar; accompanied by Leroy Vinnegar, bass.

Audio Arts Studio, Hollywood, CA, December 12 and 14, 1956

TangerineOmegatape ST 7012; Riverside RLP 12-819
I Can't Get StartedOmegatape ST 7012
Angel Eyes-
To A Wild Rose-
It's A Pity To Say Goodnight-
Sweet Lorraine-
There's A Small HotelOmegatape ST 7012; Riverside RLP 12-819
If You Were MineOmegatape ST 7012
Taborra-

* Riverside RLP 12-819   Have You Met Inez Jones? Featuring Oscar Moore
* Omegatape ST 7012   Presenting Oscar Moore

The Zoot Sims Quintet

Nick Travis, trumpet; Jack "Zoot" Sims, tenor sax #1,2,4,5,7, alto sax #3,6; George Handy, piano, arranger; Wilbur Ware, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 13 and 18, 1956

1.Why Cry?Riverside RLP 12-228
2.Echoes Of You-
3.Swim, Jim-
4.Here And Now-
5.Fools Rush InRiverside RLP 12-228, RLP 12-244
6.OsmosisRiverside RLP 12-228
7.Taking A Chance On Love-

* Riverside RLP 12-228   Zoot!   1957
= Jazzland JLP 2   Zoot Sims   1960
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-228   Zoot!   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-228-2   -   1991
* Riverside RLP 12-244   Various Artists - Jazz For Lovers   1957