Roy Eldridge Catalog

1936 (age 25)

Various Artists - Jazz Potpourri, Vol. 1 - 20 Collector Items 1924-1940  (Meritt 19)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Chu Berry, tenor sax; Teddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; John Kirby, bass; Sidney Catlett, drums.
Chicago, IL, February 5, 1936
90604-AChristopher Columbus

1937

Roy Eldridge - Wabash Stomp / Florida Stomp  (Vocalion 3479)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Scoops Carey, Joe Eldridge, alto sax; Dave Young, tenor sax; Teddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Truck Parham, bass; Zutty Singleton, drums.
Chicago, IL, January 23, 1937
C1793-1Wabash Stomp
C1794-1Florida Stomp
** also issued on Vocalion S-82; Blue Ace 222.

Roy Eldridge - Heckler's Hop / That Thing  (Vocalion 3577)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Scoops Carey, Joe Eldridge, alto sax; Dave Young, tenor sax; Teddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Truck Parham, bass; Zutty Singleton, drums.: same session.
Chicago, IL, January 23, 1937
C1795-1Heckler's Hop
same personnel.
Chicago, IL, January 28, 1937
C1797-1That Thing
** also issued on Vocalion S-77; Blue Ace 220.

Roy Eldridge - Where The Lazy River Goes By / After You've Gone  (Vocalion 3458)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Scoops Carey, Joe Eldridge, alto sax; Dave Young, tenor sax; Teddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Truck Parham, bass; Zutty Singleton, drums; Gladys Palmer, vocals.
Chicago, IL, January 28, 1937
C1796-1Where The Lazy River Goes By
C1798-2After You've Gone
** also issued on Vocalion S-165; Brunswick A-500711; Blue Ace 221.

1939

Roy Eldridge, Buster Bailey - The Varsity Sessions, Vol. 1  (Storyville SLP 701)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Eli Robinson, Robert Williams, trombone; Joe Eldridge, alto sax; Franz Jackson, Prince Robinson, tenor sax; Clyde Hart, piano; John Collins, guitar; Ted Sturgis, bass; David Francis, drums; Laurel Watson, vocals #2.
NYC, circa October, 1939
1. US1005-1It's My Turn Now
2. US1006-1You're A Lucky Guy
3. US1007-1Pluckin' The Bass
4. US1008-1I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Eli Robinson, Robert Williams, trombone; Joe Eldridge, alto sax; Franz Jackson, Prince Robinson, tenor sax; Kenny Kersey, piano; John Collins, guitar; Ted Sturgis, bass; David Francis, drums.
NYC, December, 1939
US1189-1High Society
US1190-1Muskrat Ramble
US1191-1Who Told You I Care
US1192-1Does Your Heart Beat For Me

1941 (age 30)

Harry Edison, Hot Lips Page - Sweets, Lips And Lots Of Jazz  (Xanadu 123)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Herbie Fields, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums.
NYC, 1941
Body And Soul
Roy Eldridge, Joe Guy, trumpet; unknown, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; unknown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
Indiana

1943

Roy "Little Jazz" Eldridge - Jump Through The Window  (Coral (G) 94 124 EPC)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Joe Eldridge, Andrew Gardner, alto sax; Tom Archia, Ike Quebec, tenor sax; Rozelle Gayle, piano; Ted Sturgis, bass; Harold "Doc" West, drums.
Chicago, IL, November 16, 1943
C15097Minor Jive
C15095The Gasser
C15096Jump Through The Window
C15098Stardust

1944

Various Artists - Vol. 5 - The Jazz Giants - Brass  (EmArcy MG 36053)

Roy Eldridge, Joe Thomas, trumpet; Emmett Berry, Jonny Guarnieri, piano; Israel Crosby, bass; Cozy Cole, drums.
NYC, January 24, 1944
HL5-1Don't Be That Way
HL6-1I Want To Be Happy
HL7-4Fiesta In Brass
HL8-1St. Louis Blues

Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection  (Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71)

Roy Eldridge, Joe Thomas, trumpet; Emmett Berry, Jonny Guarnieri, piano; Israel Crosby, bass; Cozy Cole, drums.: same session.
NYC, January 24, 1944
HL7-3Fiesta In Brass
HL8-2St. Louis Blues

Roy Eldridge - I Can't Get Started / Afer You've Gone  (Decca 21417)

Gus Aiken, Roy Eldridge, John Hamilton, Robert Mason, Clarence Wheeler, trumpet; Ted Kelly, Sandy Williams, George Wilson, trombone; Joe Eldridge, Sam Lee, alto sax; Franz Jackson, Hal Singer, tenor sax; Dave McRae, baritone sax; Tony D'Amore, piano; Sam Allen, guitar; Carl Wilson, bass; Les Erskine, drums.
NYC, June 26, 1944
72297I Can't Get Started
72298Afer You've Gone

Roy Eldridge - Body And Soul / Lover Come Back To Me  (Decca 24119)

Gus Aiken, Roy Eldridge, John Hamilton, Robert Mason, Clarence Wheeler, trumpet; Ted Kelly, Sandy Williams, George Wilson, trombone; Joe Eldridge, Sam Lee, alto sax; Franz Jackson, Hal Singer, tenor sax; Dave McRae, baritone sax; Tony D'Amore, piano; Sam Allen, guitar; Carl Wilson, bass; Les Erskine, drums.: same session.
NYC, June 26, 1944
72299Body And Soul
Roy Eldridge, Tom Grider, Marion Hazel, Sylvester Lewis, Dave Page, trumpet; Richard Dunlap, Charles Greenlea, Fred Robinson, George Robinson, trombone; Joe Eldridge, Sahib Shihab as Edmund Gregory, alto sax; Walt Lockhart, Harold Webster, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Carl Pruitt, bass; Lee Abrams, drums.
NYC, September 24, 1946
73688Lover Come Back To Me

Roy Eldridge - Fish Market / Twilight Time  (Decca 23383)

Paul Cohen, Sidney DeParis, Roy Eldridge, Robert Mason, Pinky Savitt, trumpet; Wilbur DeParis, Vic Dickenson, George Stevenson, Sandy Williams, trombone; Curby Alexander, Joe Eldridge, alto sax; Franz Jackson, Hal Singer, tenor sax; Dave McRae, baritone sax; Ted Brannon, piano; Snags Allen, guitar; Billy Taylor, bass; Cozy Cole, drums.
NYC, October 13, 1944
72430Fish Market
72431Twilight Time

1945

Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz Boogie / Embraceable You  (Decca 23471)

Roy Eldridge, Andy Ferretti, Bill Graham, Yank Lawson, Jimmy Maxwell, trumpet; Will Bradley, Hal Matthews, Fred Ohms, Ward Silloway, trombone; Mike Doty, Ray Eckstrand, alto sax; Don Purviance, Hank Ross, tenor sax; Ernie Caceres, baritone sax; Dave Bowman, piano; Mike Bryan, guitar; Ted Sturgis, bass; Cozy Cole, drums.
NYC, March 5, 1945
72566Little Jazz Boogie
72567Embraceable You

Claude Thornhill - Night And Day/Sunrise On A Guinea Farm / Roy Eldridge - Roy Meets Horn  (V-Disc 612)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Ernie Caceres, clarinet; Nick Caiazza, tenor sax; Bill Rowland, piano; Allen Hanlon, guitar; Trigger Alpert, bass; Specs Powell, drums.
NYC, November 14, 1945
Roy Meets Horn

Roy Eldridge And His Discotters (no details)  (V-Disc 605)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Morty Bullman, trombone; Ernie Caceres, clarinet; Nick Caiazza, tenor sax; Bill Rowland, piano; Allen Hanlon, guitar; Trigger Alpert, bass; Specs Powell, drums.
NYC, November 14, 1945
Old Rob Roy

Roy Eldridge And His Discotters (no details)  (V-Disc 713)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Ernie Caceres, clarinet; Nick Caiazza, tenor sax; Bill Rowland, piano; Allen Hanlon, guitar; Trigger Alpert, bass; Specs Powell, drums.
NYC, November 14, 1945
I've Found A New Baby

1946

Roy Eldridge - All The Cats Join In / Ain't That A Shame  (Decca 23532)

Henry Clay, Tom Grider, Elton Hill, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; John McConnell, Al Riding, George Robinson, Sandy Watson, trombone; Chris Johnson, Porter Kilbert, alto sax; Charles Bowen, George Lawson, tenor sax; Al Townsend, baritone sax; Buster Harding, piano, vocals; Luke Fowler, guitar; Rodney Richardson, bass; Mel Saunders, drums.
NYC, January 31, 1946
73336All The Cats Join In
73338Ain't That A Shame

Roy Eldridge - Hi Ho Trailus Boot Whip / Tippin' Out  (Decca 23637)

Henry Clay, Roy Eldridge, Tom Grider, Jim Thomas, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Nat Atkins, Al Riding, George Robinson, Sandy Watson, trombone; Chris Johnson, Sahib Shihab as Edmund Gregory, alto sax; Tom Archia, Al Green, tenor sax; Al Townsend, baritone sax; Buster Harding, piano; Snags Allen, guitar; Louis Carrington, bass; Earl Phillips, drums.
NYC, May 7, 1946
73554Hi Ho Trailus Boot Whip
73555Tippin' Out

Roy Eldridge - Yard Dog / Rockin' Chair  (Decca 23697)

Henry Clay, Roy Eldridge, Tom Grider, Jim Thomas, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Nat Atkins, Al Riding, George Robinson, Sandy Watson, trombone; Chris Johnson, Sahib Shihab as Edmund Gregory, alto sax; Tom Archia, Al Green, tenor sax; Al Townsend, baritone sax; Buster Harding, piano; Snags Allen, guitar; Louis Carrington, bass; Earl Phillips, drums.: same session.
NYC, May 7, 1946
73556Yard Dog
Roy Eldridge, Tom Grider, Marion Hazel, Sylvester Lewis, Dave Page, trumpet; Richard Dunlap, Charles Greenlea, Fred Robinson, George Robinson, trombone; Joe Eldridge, Sahib Shihab as Edmund Gregory, alto sax; Walt Lockhart, Harold Webster, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Carl Pruitt, bass; Lee Abrams, drums.
NYC, September 24, 1946
73689Rockin' Chair

Roy Eldridge - Les Bounce / Talk Of The Town  (Decca 23783)

Henry Clay, Roy Eldridge, Tom Grider, Jim Thomas, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Nat Atkins, Al Riding, George Robinson, Sandy Watson, trombone; Chris Johnson, Sahib Shihab as Edmund Gregory, alto sax; Tom Archia, Al Green, tenor sax; Al Townsend, baritone sax; Buster Harding, piano; Snags Allen, guitar; Louis Carrington, bass; Earl Phillips, drums.
NYC, May 7, 1946
73557Les Bounce
Roy Eldridge, Tom Grider, Marion Hazel, Sylvester Lewis, Dave Page, trumpet; Richard Dunlap, Charles Greenlea, Fred Robinson, George Robinson, trombone; Joe Eldridge, Sahib Shihab as Edmund Gregory, alto sax; Walt Lockhart, Harold Webster, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Carl Pruitt, bass; Lee Abrams, drums.
NYC, September 24, 1946
73690Talk Of The Town

1947

Roy Eldridge - Flip And Jazz, Part 3 / Honeysuckle Rose  (Vox 16029)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Mike Colicchio, piano; Al Casey, guitar; Eddie Safranski, bass; Specs Powell, drums; Mel Torme, drums, vocals.
WNEW broadcast, NYC, May 31, 1947
WS5012Honeysuckle Rose

Various Artists - Jazz Off The Air, Vol. 1  (Vox VSP 303)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Mike Colicchio, piano; Al Casey, guitar; Eddie Safranski, bass; Specs Powell, drums; Mel Torme, drums, vocals.: same session.
WNEW broadcast, NYC, May 31, 1947
Honeysuckle Rose
WS5013Flip And Jazz, Part 1
WS5014Flip And Jazz, Part 2
WS5015Flip And Jazz, Part 3
WS5016How High The Moon
WS5017Lover

Various Artists - Saturday Night Swing Session  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1915-2)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Mike Colicchio, piano; Al Casey, guitar; Eddie Safranski, bass; Specs Powell, drums; Mel Torme, drums, vocals.: same session.
WNEW broadcast, NYC, May 31, 1947
E2-KL-1689Buck Still Jumps
** reissue of Counterpoint CPT 549 + 1 bonus track.

1950

Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz - 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 12  (Vogue (F) LD 507-30)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Dick Hyman, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Eddie Shaughnessy, drums; Anita Love, vocals.
Paris, France, June 9, 1950
VG4000 | D452 | D458King David
VG4002-2Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (alternate take)
VG4003-1 | D448 | D454Undecided
Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Gerry Wiggins, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
Paris, France, June 14, 1950
VG4006-2Easter Parade (alternate take)
VG4007-1 | D451 | D457Wild Driver
VG4008-1If I Had You
VG4009-1Nuts (as Poco Mania)
VG4010-2Someone To Watch Over Me (alternate take)
VG4011-1Goliath Bounce
Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Benny Vasseur, trombone; Albert Ferreri, tenor sax; William Boucaya, baritone sax; Raymond Fol, piano; Barney Spieler, bass; Robert Barnet, drums.
Paris, France, October 28, 1950
VG3109-2Baby, Don't Do Me Like That (as Poco Mania)
VG3110-2Une Petite Laitue
VG3111-2L'Isle Adam
VG3112-2Black And Blue

Roy Eldridge - "Little Jazz" Jazz - Jazz Legacy 5  (Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Dick Hyman, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Eddie Shaughnessy, drums; Anita Love, vocals.
Paris, France, June 9, 1950
VG4001-1It Don't Mean A Thing

Roy Eldridge - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 9  (Mode (F) CMDINT 9568)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Dick Hyman, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Eddie Shaughnessy, drums; Anita Love, vocals.: same session.
Paris, France, June 9, 1950
VG4001-2It Don't Mean A Thing (alternate take)
VG4002-1 | D449 | D455Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
VG4003-2Undecided (alternate take)
VG4004-1Ain't No Flies On Me
Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Gerry Wiggins, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
Paris, France, June 14, 1950
VG4006-1 | D453 | D459Easter Parade
VG4007-2Wild Driver (alternate take)
Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Benny Vasseur, trombone; Albert Ferreri, tenor sax; William Boucaya, baritone sax; Raymond Fol, piano; Barney Spieler, bass; Robert Barnet, drums.
Paris, France, October 28, 1950
VG3110-3Une Petite Laitue

Various Artists - Jazz Masters  (Vogue (F) 416039)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Dick Hyman, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Eddie Shaughnessy, drums; Anita Love, vocals.
Paris, France, June 9, 1950
VG4005-1 | D450 | D456The Man I Love

Various Artists - Les Classiques Du Jazz  (Mode (F) MDINT 9461)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Dick Hyman, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Eddie Shaughnessy, drums; Anita Love, vocals.: same session.
Paris, France, June 9, 1950
VG4005-2The Man I Love (alternate take)

Various Artists - 50 Ans De Jazz  (Swing (F) C 103)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Gerry Wiggins, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
Paris, France, June 14, 1950
VG4010-1Someone To Watch Over Me

Roy Eldridge - Joue Pour La Danse  (Vogue (F) LD 039)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Benny Vasseur, trombone; Albert Ferreri, tenor sax; William Boucaya, baritone sax; Raymond Fol, piano; Barney Spieler, bass; Robert Barnet, drums.
Paris, France, October 28, 1950
VG3108-1I Remember Harlem
VG3112-1Black And Blue

Roy Eldridge - Baby, Don't Do Me Like That / Une Petite Laitue  (Vogue (F) V 5047)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Benny Vasseur, trombone; Albert Ferreri, tenor sax; William Boucaya, baritone sax; Raymond Fol, piano; Barney Spieler, bass; Robert Barnet, drums.: same session.
Paris, France, October 28, 1950
VG3109-1Baby, Don't Do Me Like That

Roy Eldridge And His "Little Jazz"  (Vogue (F) LD 004)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Benny Vasseur, trombone; Albert Ferreri, tenor sax; William Boucaya, baritone sax; Raymond Fol, piano; Barney Spieler, bass; Robert Barnet, drums.: same session.
Paris, France, October 28, 1950
VG3110-1Une Petite Laitue
VG3113-1Tu Disais Que Tu M'aimais (as Trumpet Lament)
Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Claude Bolling, piano.
Paris, France, March 29, 1951
51V3126-1Wild Man Blues
51V3127-1Fireworks

Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra  (Dial LP 304)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Benny Vasseur, trombone; Albert Ferreri, tenor sax; William Boucaya, baritone sax; Raymond Fol, piano; Barney Spieler, bass; Robert Barnet, drums.
Paris, France, October 28, 1950
VG3112-1-3Black And Blue

Roy Eldridge - Une Petite Laitue - Jazz Legacy 42  (Jazz Legacy (F) JL 92)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Benny Vasseur, trombone; Albert Ferreri, tenor sax; William Boucaya, baritone sax; Raymond Fol, piano; Barney Spieler, bass; Robert Barnet, drums.: same session.
Paris, France, October 28, 1950
VG3113-2Tu Disais Que Tu M'aimais
Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Claude Bolling, piano.
Paris, France, March 29, 1951
51V3126-2Wild Man Blues
51V3127-2Fireworks

1951 (age 40)

Roy Eldridge - Roy's Got Rhythm  (EmArcy MG 36084)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Leppe Sundevall, bass trumpet #2-5; Carl-Henrik Norin, tenor sax #2-5; Charles Norman, piano; Thore Jederby, bass; Anders Burman, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, January 20, 1951
1. mr184Echoes Of Harlem
2. mr185School Days
3. mr186Saturday Night Fish Fry, Part 1
4. mr187Saturday Night Fish Fry, Part 2
5. mr188The Heat's On
Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Leppe Sundevall, bass trumpet; Carl-Henrik Norin, tenor sax; Charles Norman, piano; Thore Jederby, bass; Anders Burman, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, January 22, 1951
mr189No Rolling Blues
mr190They Raided The Joint
mr191Estrad Swing (as Roy's Got Rhythm)
Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Ove Lind, clarinet; Charles Norman, harpsichord; Gunnar Almstedt, bass; Anders Burman, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, January 29, 1951
mr212Noppin' John
mr213Scottie

Roy Eldridge - Rockin' Chair  (Clef MGC 704)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Buddy Tate, tenor sax; Teddy Brannon, piano; Clyde Lombardi, bass; Charlie Smith, drums.
NYC, August, 1951
579-6Baby, What's The Matter With You
580-6Yard Dog
581-3Sweet Lorraine
582-5Jumbo The Elephant
Roy Eldridge, trumpet; unidentified orchestra, George Williams, director.
NYC, December, 1951
644-6Basin Street Blues
645-2I Remember Harlem
646-4Easter Parade
647-3I See Everybody's Baby
Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, organ; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
NYC, December 13, 1952
1081-2Roy's Riff
1082-1Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
1083-7 | 62VK207Rockin' Chair
1084-4Little Jazz
** also issued on Verve MGV 8088.

1953

Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail  (Clef MGC 705)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, organ; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, April 20, 1953
1222-1Love For Sale
1224-3The Man I Love
1225-2Oscar's Arrangement
Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December, 1953
1379-6Willow Weep For Me
1380-2Somebody Loves Me
1381-1When Your Lover Has Gone
1382-8When It's Sleepy Time Down South
1383-1Feeling A Draft
1384-1Don't Blame Me
1385-3Echoes Of Harlem
1386-3I Can't Get Started
** also issued on Verve MGV 8089.

Various Artists - Our Best  (Clef MGC 639)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, organ; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, April 20, 1953
1223-5 | 62VK206Dale's Wail

1954

Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz  (Clef MGC 683)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, September 14, 1954
1961-1If I Had You
1962-2Blue Moon
1963-5Stormy Weather
1964-1Sweethearts On Parade
1965-3A Foggy Day
1966-1I Only Have Eyes For You
1967-1Sweet Georgia Brown
1968-1The Song Is Ended
** also issued on Verve MGV 8068.

1955

The Urbane Jazz Of Roy Eldridge - Benny Carter  (Verve MGV 8202)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet #1-3, trumpet, piano #4; Benny Carter, alto sax; Bruce McDonald, piano; John Simmons, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 21, 1955
1. 2292-1Where's Art
2. 2293-1I Don't Know
3. 2294-1Striding
4. 2295-7Wailing
Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto sax; Bruce McDonald, piano; John Simmons, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 23, 1955
2296-1I Still Love Him So
2297-1The Moon Is Low
2298-4Close Your Eyes
2299-2I Missed My Hat
2300-1Polite Blues
2301-2Ballad Medley: I Remember You / Chelsea Bridge / I've Got The World On A String
** originally intended as Clef MGC 716.
** also issued on ARS G 413.

Roy Eldridge, Benny Carter - The Moon Is Low / Close Your Eyes  (Clef 89143x45)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto sax; Bruce McDonald, piano; John Simmons, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.: same session.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 23, 1955
2297-3The Moon Is Low
** reissue of Clef 89143.

Benny Carter - The Urbane Sessions  (Verve 314 531 637-2)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto sax; Bruce McDonald, piano; John Simmons, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.: same session.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 23, 1955
2299-1I Missed My Hat

1956

Roy Eldridge - Swing Goes Dixie  (Verve MGV 1010)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Benny Morton, trombone; Eddie Barefield, clarinet; Dick Wellstood, piano; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, June 2, 1956
2815-2Royal Garden Blues
2816-1That's A Plenty
2817-1Tin Roof Blues
2818-3Jazz Me Blues
2819-4Ja-Da
2820-1Struttin' With Some Barbecue
2821-1Black And Blue
2822-4Bugle Call Rag
** also issued on ARS G 420.

1957

Russ Garcia, Roy Eldridge - That Warm Feeling  (Verve MGV 2088)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; unidentified large studio orchestra, including strings, Russ Garcia, director.
Los Angeles, CA, October 11, 1957
21600-3A Foggy Day
21601-7Have You Met Miss Jones
21602-8I Can't Get Started
21603-5Blue Moon
21604-4How Long Has This Been Going On
21605-4Our Love Is Here To Stay
21606-4Stars Fell On Alabama
21607-5You're Blase
21608-7They Can't Take That Away From Me
21609-7Can't We Be Friends
21610-6It Never Entered My Mind
21611-8Cheek To Cheek

1960

Roy Eldridge - Swingin' On The Town  (Verve MGV 8389)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Ronnie Ball, piano; Ben Moten, bass; Eddie Locke, drums.
NYC, June 2 & 3, 1960
26662-5The Way You Look Tonight
26663-6I've Got A Crush On You
26664-2Song Of The Islands
26666Sweet Sue
26667-19When I Grow Too Old To Dream
26668-5Easy Living
26669-3Honeysuckle Rose
26670-5But Not For Me
26671-2All The Things You Are
26672Bossa Nova
26673-5Misty

1962 (age 51)

Roy Eldridge, Bud Freeman, Elmer Snowden - Saturday Night Fish Fry  (Fontana (Du) 883 909 JCY)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Bud Freeman, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; Elmer Snowden, guitar, banjo; Tommy Bryant, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, February 1 & 2, 1962
One For The Money
Loveless Love
Saturday Night Fish Fry
School Days
Basin Street Blues
My Blue Heaven

1972 (age 61)

Roy Eldridge, Count Basie - Loose Walk  (Pablo 2310-928)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Al Grey, trombone; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, tenor sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Norman Keenan, bass; Harold Jones, drums.
Frankfurt/Main, West Germany, April 24, 1972
In A Mellow Tone
Loose Walk
Makin' Whoopee
If I Had You
I Surrender, Dear
5400 North

1975

Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz And The Jimmy Ryan All-Stars  (Pablo 2310-869)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Bobby Pratt, trombone; Joe Muranyi, clarinet, soprano sax; Dick Katz, piano; Major Holley, bass; Eddie Locke, drums.
"Jimmy Ryan's", NYC, April 7, 1975
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
St. James Infirmary
Beale Street Blues
Black And Blue
Sing, Sing, Sing (With A Swing)
Wynola
Cute
Bourbon Street Parade
All Of Me
Last Call At Jimmy Ryan's
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1058-2.

Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz And The Jimmy Ryan All-Stars  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1058-2)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Bobby Pratt, trombone; Joe Muranyi, clarinet, soprano sax; Dick Katz, piano; Major Holley, bass; Eddie Locke, drums.: same session.
"Jimmy Ryan's", NYC, April 7, 1975
Black And Blue (alternate take)
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea (alternate take)
Last Call At Jimmy Ryan's (alternate take)
** reissue of Pablo 2310-869 + 3 bonus tracks.

Roy Eldridge, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Maturity... Where It's Coming From  (Pablo 2310-816)

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.
NYC, June 3, 1975
Quasi-Boogaloo
Take The "A" Train
I Cried For You (Now It's Your Turn To Cry Over Me)
Drebirks
When It's Sleepy Time Down South
Indiana
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-807-2.

Roy Eldridge - Happy Time  (Pablo 2310-746)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, piano; Joe Pass, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Eddie Locke, drums.
NYC, June 4, 1975
Sweethearts On Parade
Willow Weep For Me
Makin' Whoopee
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
All Of Me
I Want A Little Girl
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
I Can't Get Started
Stormy Monday
Let Me Off Uptown
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-628, OJCCD-628-2.

Roy Eldridge - Decidedly  (Pablo PACD-5314-2)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Ray Bryant, piano; Joe Pass, guitar; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
Antibes, France, July 20, 1975
Bee's Bloos
Lover Man
Undecided
Hackensack

1976

Roy Eldridge - What It's All About  (Pablo 2310-766)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Norris Turney, alto sax; Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes #4,5; Norman Simmons, piano; Ted Sturgis, bass; Eddie Locke, drums.
NYC, January 16, 1976
1.I Still Love Him So
2.The Heat's On
3.That Thing
4.Recado Bossa Nova
5.Melange
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-853-2.

1977

Roy Eldridge 4 - Montreux '77  (Pablo Live 2308-203)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Bobby Durham, drums.
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 13, 1977
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
Gofor
I Surrender, Dear
Joie De Roy
Perdido
Bye Bye Blackbird
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-373, OJCCD-373-2.