Roy Eldridge Discography

1936 (age 25)

Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra

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
90601-ABlue SkiesDecca unissued
90602-ASmut-
90603-AMy Melancholy Baby-
90604-AChristopher ColumbusMeritt 19
* Meritt 19   Various Artists - Jazz Potpourri, Vol. 1 - 20 Collector Items 1924-1940

1937

Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra

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 StompVocalion 3479
C1794-1Florida Stomp-
C1795-1Heckler's HopVocalion 3577
* Vocalion 3479, S-82; Blue Ace 222   Roy Eldridge - Wabash Stomp / Florida Stomp
* Vocalion 3577, S-77; Blue Ace 220   Roy Eldridge - Heckler's Hop / That Thing

Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra

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 #1,3.
Chicago, IL, January 28, 1937
1. C1796-1Where The Lazy River Goes ByVocalion 3458
2. C1797-1That ThingVocalion 3577
3. C1798-2After You've GoneVocalion 3458
* Vocalion 3458, S-165; Brunswick A-500711; Blue Ace 221   Roy Eldridge - Where The Lazy River Goes By / After You've Gone
* Vocalion 3577, S-77; Blue Ace 220   Roy Eldridge - Heckler's Hop / That Thing

1939

Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra

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 NowVarsity 8084; Storyville SLP 701
2. US1006-1You're A Lucky GuyVarsity 8084; Savoy XP 8056; Storyville SLP 701
3. US1007-1Pluckin' The BassVarsity 8107; Storyville SLP 701
4. US1008-1I'm Getting Sentimental Over You-
* Storyville SLP 701   Roy Eldridge, Buster Bailey - The Varsity Sessions, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8056   Roy Eldridge, Buster Bailey - The Golden Era Of Jazz, Vol. 4
* Varsity 8084; Montgomery Ward 10093   Roy Eldridge - It's My Turn Now / You're A Lucky Guy
* Varsity 8107; Montgomery Ward 10090; Sterling 105   Roy Eldridge - Pluckin' The Bass / I'm Getting Sentimental Over You

Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra

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 SocietyVarsity 8154; Elite 5039; Storyville SLP 701
US1190-1Muskrat RambleVarsity 8154; Savoy XP 8056; Storyville SLP 701
US1191-1Who Told You I CareVarsity 8144; Storyville SLP 701
US1192-1Does Your Heart Beat For Me-
* Storyville SLP 701   Roy Eldridge, Buster Bailey - The Varsity Sessions, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8056   Roy Eldridge, Buster Bailey - The Golden Era Of Jazz, Vol. 4
* Varsity 8154; Montgomery Ward 10091   Roy Eldridge - High Society / Muskrat Ramble
* Elite 5039; Philips FR-81   Roy Eldridge - High Society / W.C. Handy - St. Louis Blues
* Varsity 8144; Montgomery Ward 10092   Roy Eldridge - Who Told You I Care / Does Your Heart Beat For Me

1941 (age 30)

Roy Eldridge's Jam Session

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Herbie Fields, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums.
NYC, 1941
Body And SoulXanadu 123
Roy Eldridge, Joe Guy, trumpet; unknown, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; unknown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
Indiana-
* Xanadu 123   Harry Edison, Hot Lips Page - Sweets, Lips And Lots Of Jazz

1943

Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra

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 JiveVogue (E) LRA 10015; Coral (G) 94 124 EPC
C15095The GasserBrunswick 80117; Vogue (E) LRA 10015; Coral (G) 94 124 EPC
C15096Jump Through The Window-
C15098StardustVogue (E) LRA 10015; Coral (G) 94 124 EPC
* Coral (G) 94 124 EPC   Roy "Little Jazz" Eldridge - Jump Through The Window
* Brunswick 80117   Roy Eldridge - The Gasser / Jump Through The Window
* Vogue (E) LRA 10015   no information

1944

"Little Jazz" And His Trumpet Ensemble

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 WayKeynote K607; Mercury MG 25074, EP-1-3101; EmArcy EP-1-6003, MG 36053; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL6-1I Want To Be HappyKeynote K608; Mercury MG 25074, EP-1-3101; EmArcy EP-1-6003, MG 36053; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL7-3Fiesta In BrassMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL7-4-Keynote K608; Mercury MG 25074, EP-1-3101; EmArcy EP-1-6003, MG 36053; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL8-1St. Louis BluesMercury MG 25074, EP-1-3101; EmArcy EP-1-6003, MG 36053, MG 36071; Mercury 71385x45, (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL8-2-Keynote K607; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* EmArcy MG 36053   Various Artists - Volume V-Giants Of Jazz - The Jazz Greats: Brass
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* EmArcy MG 36071   Various Artists - Volume VIII-Giants Of Jazz - The Jazz Greats: Drum Role
* Mercury MG 25074   Various Artists - Hot Trumpet Ensembles
= EmArcy MG 26015   Various Artists - Holiday In Trumpet
* Mercury EP-1-3101   Roy Eldridge And His Trumpet Ensemble, Volume 8
* EmArcy EP-1-6003   Roy Eldridge - Holiday In Trumpet
* Mercury 71385x45   Cozy Cole - St. Louis Blues / Father Co-Operates
* Keynote K607   Little Jazz - St. Louis Blues / Don't Be That Way
= Keynote K142   Roy Eldridge, Charlie Shavers - Trumpet Jazz
* Keynote K608   Little Jazz - Fiesta In Brass / I Want To Be Happy
= Keynote K142   Roy Eldridge, Charlie Shavers - Trumpet Jazz

Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra

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 StartedDecca 21417
72298Afer You've Gone-
72299Body And SoulDecca 24119
* Decca 21417   Roy Eldridge - I Can't Get Started / Afer You've Gone
* Decca 24119   Roy Eldridge - Body And Soul / Lover Come Back To Me

Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra

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 MarketDecca 23383
72431Twilight Time-
72432St. Louis Bluesunissued
* Decca 23383   Roy Eldridge - Fish Market / Twilight Time

1945

Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra

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 BoogieDecca 23471
72567Embraceable You-
* Decca 23471   Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz Boogie / Embraceable You

Roy Eldridge And His Discotters

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 HornV-Disc 612
Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Trummy Young, trombone; Bill Stegmeyer, clarinet; Nick Caiazza, tenor sax; Bill Rowland, piano; Allen Hanlon, guitar; Trigger Alpert, bass; Specs Powell, drums.
Tea For Two
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.
Old Rob RoyV-Disc 605
Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Ernie Caceres, clarinet; Nick Caiazza, tenor sax; Bill Rowland, piano; Allen Hanlon, guitar; Trigger Alpert, bass; Specs Powell, drums.
I've Found A New BabyV-Disc 713
* V-Disc 612   Claude Thornhill - Night And Day/Sunrise On A Guinea Farm / Roy Eldridge - Roy Meets Horn
* V-Disc 605, 713   no information

1946

Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra

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
73335That'll Be The Dayunissued
73336All The Cats Join InDecca 23532
73337Poor Johnunissued
73338Ain't That A ShameDecca 23532
* Decca 23532   Roy Eldridge - All The Cats Join In / Ain't That A Shame

Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra

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 WhipDecca 23637
73555Tippin' Out-
73556Yard DogDecca 23697
73557Les BounceDecca 23783
* Decca 23637   Roy Eldridge - Hi Ho Trailus Boot Whip / Tippin' Out
* Decca 23697   Roy Eldridge - Yard Dog / Rockin' Chair
* Decca 23783   Roy Eldridge - Les Bounce / Talk Of The Town

Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra

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 MeDecca 24119
73689Rockin' ChairDecca 23697
73690Talk Of The TownDecca 23783
73691I Surrender, Dearunissued
* Decca 24119   Roy Eldridge - Body And Soul / Lover Come Back To Me
* Decca 23697   Roy Eldridge - Yard Dog / Rockin' Chair
* Decca 23783   Roy Eldridge - Les Bounce / Talk Of The Town

1947

Roy Eldridge's Saturday Night Swing Session

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 RoseVox 16029
-Vox VSP 303; Counterpoint CPT-549; Esoteric EJ-S2
WS5013Flip And Jazz, Part 1Vox 16027, VSP 303; Counterpoint CPT-549; Esoteric EJ-S2
WS5014Flip And Jazz, Part 2Vox 16028, VSP 303; Counterpoint CPT-549; Esoteric EJ-S2
WS5015Flip And Jazz, Part 3Vox 16029, VSP 303; Counterpoint CPT-549; Esoteric EJ-S2
WS5016How High The MoonVox 16028, VSP 303; Counterpoint CPT-549; Esoteric EJ-S2
WS5017LoverVox 16027, VSP 303; Counterpoint CPT-549; Esoteric EJ-S2
E2-KL-1689Buck Still JumpsOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-1915-2; Esoteric EJ-S2
* Vox VSP 303   Various Artists - Jazz Off The Air, Vol. 1
* Counterpoint CPT-549; America (F) 30 AM 6065; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1915-2   Various Artists - Saturday Night Swing Session
* Vox 16029   Roy Eldridge - Flip And Jazz, Part 3 / Honeysuckle Rose
* Vox 16027   Roy Eldridge - Flip And Jazz, Part 1 / Lover
* Vox 16028   Roy Eldridge - Flip And Jazz, Part 2 / How High The Moon
* Esoteric EJ-S2   no information

1950

Roy Eldridge All Stars

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Earl Warren, alto sax; Budd Johnson, Morris Lane, tenor sax; Eddie Barefield, baritone sax; Billy Kyle, piano; Al Casey, guitar; Ted Sturgis, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, March 3, 1950
50S77Baby, Don't Do Me Like ThatMGM unissued
50S78In The Cool Of The Evening-
50S79There Ain't No Flies On Me-
50S80Heat Wave-

"King David" And His Little Jazz / Roy Eldridge Quintet

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 DavidVogue (F) V 5043, EPL 7947, LD 507-30; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55; Discovery 153, DL 2009
VG4001-1It Don't Mean A ThingVogue (F) V 5041; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55
VG4001-2It Don't Mean A Thing (alternate take)Mode (F) CMDINT 9568
VG4002-1 | D449 | D455Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsVogue (F) V 5042, EPL 7947; Mode (F) CMDINT 9568; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55; Discovery 151, DL 2009
VG4002-2Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (alternate take)Vogue (F) LD 507-30
VG4002-3-Vogue (F) unissued
VG4003-1 | D448 | D454UndecidedVogue (F) V 5042, EPL 7947, LD 507-30; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55; Discovery 151, DL 2009
VG4003-2Undecided (alternate take)Mode (F) CMDINT 9568
VG4003-3-Vogue (F) unissued
VG4004-1Ain't No Flies On MeVogue (F) V 5043, LD 039; Mode (F) CMDINT 9568; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55
VG4005-1 | D450 | D456The Man I LoveVogue (F) V 5041, EPL 7947, 416039; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55; Discovery 152, DL 2009
VG4005-2The Man I Love (alternate take)Mode (F) MDINT 9461, CMDINT 9568
* Vogue (F) LD 507-30   Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz - 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 12
* Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55   Roy Eldridge - "Little Jazz" Jazz - Jazz Legacy 5
* Mode (F) CMDINT 9568   Roy Eldridge - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 9
* Vogue (F) 416039   Various Artists - Jazz Masters
* Mode (F) MDINT 9461   Various Artists - Les Classiques Du Jazz
* Discovery DL 2009   Roy Eldridge, Zoot Sims - Roy And Zoot
* Vogue (F) LD 039   Roy Eldridge - Joue Pour La Danse
* Vogue (F) EPL 7947   Roy Eldridge - "King David" And His Little Jazz
* Vogue (F) V 5043   Roy Eldridge - King David / Ain't No Flies On Me
* Discovery 153, 45-153   Roy Eldridge - King David / Easter Parade
* Vogue (F) V 5041   Roy Eldridge - It Don't Mean A Thing / The Man I Love
* Vogue (F) V 5042   Roy Eldridge - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / Undecided
* Discovery 151, 45-151   Roy Eldridge - Undecided / Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
* Discovery 152, 45-152   Roy Eldridge - The Man I Love / Wild Driver

"King David" And His Little Jazz / Roy Eldridge Quartet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Gerry Wiggins, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
Paris, France, June 14, 1950
VG4006-1 | D453 | D459Easter ParadeVogue (F) V 5044; Mode (F) CMDINT 9568; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55; Discovery 153
VG4006-2Easter Parade (alternate take)Vogue (F) LD 507-30; Discovery DL 2009
VG4007-1 | D451 | D457Wild DriverVogue (F) V 5044, LD 507-30; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55; Discovery 152, DL 2009
VG4007-2Wild Driver (alternate take)Mode (F) CMDINT 9568
VG4007-3-Vogue (F) unissued
VG4007-4--
VG4008-1If I Had YouVogue (F) V 5045, LD 039, LD 507-30; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55; Dial LP 304
VG4009-1Nuts (as Poco Mania)Vogue (F) V 5045, LD 039, LD 507-30; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55; Pop (F) CBM 60016; Mode (F) CMDINT 9516
VG4010-1Someone To Watch Over MeVogue (F) V 5046, LD 039; Swing (F) C 103; Mode (F) CMDINT 9568; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55
VG4010-2Someone To Watch Over Me (alternate take)Vogue (F) LD 507-30
VG4011-1Goliath BounceVogue (F) V 5046, LD 039, LD 507-30; Pop (F) SPO 17056; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55
* Mode (F) CMDINT 9568   Roy Eldridge - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 9
* Jazz Legacy (F) JL 55   Roy Eldridge - "Little Jazz" Jazz - Jazz Legacy 5
* Vogue (F) LD 507-30   Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz - 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 12
* Mode (F) CMDINT 9516   Various Artists - Trumpet - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 4
* Swing (F) C 103   Various Artists - 50 Ans De Jazz
* Discovery DL 2009   Roy Eldridge, Zoot Sims - Roy And Zoot
* Vogue (F) LD 039   Roy Eldridge - Joue Pour La Danse
* Dial LP 304   Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra
* Pop (F) CBM 60016   Various Artists - Trompette - Jazz Pour Vous 4
* Pop (F) SPO 17056   Roy Eldridge, Buck Clayton, Joe Newman, Jonah Jones - ABC Du Jazz, Vol. K - "Middle Jazz" Trumpet
* Vogue (F) V 5044   Roy Eldridge - Easter Parade / Wild Driver
* Discovery 153, 45-153   Roy Eldridge - King David / Easter Parade
* Discovery 152, 45-152   Roy Eldridge - The Man I Love / Wild Driver
* Vogue (F) V 5045   Roy Eldridge - If I Had You / Nuts
* Vogue (F) V 5046   Roy Eldridge - Someone To Watch Over Me / Goliath Bounce

Roy Eldridge Septet

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 HarlemVogue (F) V 5072, LD 039; Dial LP 304
VG3109-1Baby, Don't Do Me Like ThatVogue (F) V 5047
VG3109-2Baby, Don't Do Me Like That (as Poco Mania)Vogue (F) LD 507-30; Dial LP 304
VG3109-3Baby, Don't Do Me Like ThatVogue (F) unissued
VG3110-1Une Petite LaitueVogue (F) V 5047, LD 004
VG3110-2-Vogue (F) LD 507-30
VG3110-3-Mode (F) CMDINT 9568
VG3111-2L'Isle AdamVogue (F) V 5073, LD 039, LD 507-30; Dial LP 304
VG3112-1Black And BlueVogue (F) V 5073, LD 039
VG3112-1-3-Dial LP 304
VG3112-2-Vogue (F) LD 507-30
VG3113-1Tu Disais Que Tu M'aimais (as Trumpet Lament)Vogue (F) V 5072, LD 004; Dial LP 304
VG3113-2Tu Disais Que Tu M'aimaisJazz Legacy (F) JL 92
* Vogue (F) LD 507-30   Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz - 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 12
* Mode (F) CMDINT 9568   Roy Eldridge - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 9
* Jazz Legacy (F) JL 92   Roy Eldridge - Une Petite Laitue - Jazz Legacy 42
* Vogue (F) LD 039   Roy Eldridge - Joue Pour La Danse
* Dial LP 304   Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra
* Vogue (F) LD 004   Roy Eldridge And His "Little Jazz"
* Vogue (F) V 5072   Roy Eldridge - I Remember Harlem / Tu Disais Que Tu M'aimais
* Vogue (F) V 5047   Roy Eldridge - Baby, Don't Do Me Like That / Une Petite Laitue
* Vogue (F) V 5073   Roy Eldridge - L'Isle Adam / Black And Blue

1951 (age 40)

Roy Eldridge Quintet/Sextet

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 HarlemMetronome (Swd) B 555, BLP 7; Prestige 737; EmArcy MG 36084
2. mr185School DaysMetronome (Swd) B 544, MEP 47, BLP 7; Prestige 737; EmArcy MG 36084
3. mr186Saturday Night Fish Fry, Part 1Metronome (Swd) B 546, BLP 7; EmArcy MG 36084
4. mr187Saturday Night Fish Fry, Part 2-
5. mr188The Heat's OnMetronome (Swd) B 544, MEP 47, BLP 7; EmArcy MG 36084
* EmArcy MG 36084   Roy Eldridge - Roy's Got Rhythm
* Metronome (Swd) BLP 7; Blue Star (F) BLP 6809   Roy Eldridge Favorites
= Prestige PRLP 114   Roy Eldridge In Sweden
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 47   Roy Eldridge Favourites
* Metronome (Swd) B 555; Esquire (E) 10-200   Roy Eldridge - Echoes Of Harlem / They Raided The Joint
* Prestige 737   Roy Eldridge - Echoes Of Harlem / School Days
* Metronome (Swd) B 544; Esquire (E) 10-135   Roy Eldridge - School Days / The Heat's On
* Metronome (Swd) B 546   Roy Eldridge - Saturday Night Fish Fry, Part 1 & 2

Roy Eldridge Sextet

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 BluesMetronome (Swd) B 560, BLP 7; EmArcy MG 36084
mr190They Raided The JointMetronome (Swd) B 555, MEP 47, BLP 7; EmArcy MG 36084
mr191Estrad Swing (as Roy's Got Rhythm)Metronome (Swd) B 560, BLP 7; EmArcy MG 36084
* EmArcy MG 36084   Roy Eldridge - Roy's Got Rhythm
* Metronome (Swd) BLP 7; Blue Star (F) BLP 6809   Roy Eldridge Favorites
= Prestige PRLP 114   Roy Eldridge In Sweden
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 47   Roy Eldridge Favourites
* Metronome (Swd) B 560; Esquire (E) 10-235   Roy Eldridge - No Rolling Blues / Estrad Swing
* Metronome (Swd) B 555; Esquire (E) 10-200   Roy Eldridge - Echoes Of Harlem / They Raided The Joint

Roy Eldridge And His Gramercy Five

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Ove Lind, clarinet; Charles Norman, harpsichord; Gunnar Almstedt, bass; Anders Burman, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, January 29, 1951
mr212Noppin' JohnMetronome (Swd) B 547; EmArcy MG 36084
mr213ScottieMetronome (Swd) B 547, MEP 47; EmArcy MG 36084
* EmArcy MG 36084   Roy Eldridge - Roy's Got Rhythm
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 47   Roy Eldridge Favourites
* Metronome (Swd) B 547; Prestige 747; Esquire (E) 10-155   Roy Eldridge - Noppin' John / Scottie

Roy Eldridge Duo

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Claude Bolling, piano.
Paris, France, March 29, 1951
51V3126-1Wild Man BluesVogue (F) V 5092, LD 004; Dial LP 304
51V3126-2-Jazz Legacy (F) JL 92
51V3127-1FireworksVogue (F) V 5092, LD 004; Dial LP 304
51V3127-2-Jazz Legacy (F) JL 92
* Jazz Legacy (F) JL 92   Roy Eldridge - Une Petite Laitue - Jazz Legacy 42
* Vogue (F) LD 004   Roy Eldridge And His "Little Jazz"
* Dial LP 304   Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra
* Vogue (F) V 5092   Roy Eldridge - Wild Man Blues / Fireworks

Roy Eldridge Quintet

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 YouMercury 8996, MGC 113; Clef MGC 704
580-6Yard DogMercury 8955, MGC 113; Clef MGC 704
581-3Sweet Lorraine-
582-5Jumbo The ElephantMercury 8996, MGC 113; Clef MGC 704
* Clef MGC 704; Verve MGV 8088   Roy Eldridge - Rockin' Chair
* Mercury MGC 113; Clef MGC 113; Universal (J) UCCV-9047   Roy Eldridge - Collates
* Mercury 8996, 8996x45; Clef 8996, 8996x45   Roy Eldridge - Baby, What's The Matter With You / Jumbo The Elephant
* Mercury 8955, 8955x45; Clef 8955, 8955x45   Roy Eldridge - Yard Dog / Sweet Lorraine

Roy Eldridge With George Williams And His Orchestra

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; unidentified orchestra, George Williams, director.
NYC, December, 1951
644-6Basin Street BluesMercury 8962, MGC 113; Clef MGC 704
645-2I Remember Harlem-
646-4Easter ParadeMercury 8975, MGC 113; Clef MGC 704
647-3I See Everybody's Baby-
* Clef MGC 704; Verve MGV 8088   Roy Eldridge - Rockin' Chair
* Mercury MGC 113; Clef MGC 113; Universal (J) UCCV-9047   Roy Eldridge - Collates
* Mercury 8962, 8962x45; Clef 8962, 8962x45   Roy Eldridge - Basin Street Blues / I Remember Harlem
* Mercury 8975, 8975x45; Clef 8975, 8975x45   Roy Eldridge - Easter Parade / I See Everybody's Baby

1952

Roy Eldridge Quintet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, organ; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
NYC, December 13, 1952
1081-2Roy's RiffClef 89087, MGC 150, MGC 704; Verve VE2 2531
1082-1Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsClef 89097, MGC 150, MGC 704; Verve VE2 2531
1083-7 | 62VK207Rockin' ChairClef 89087, MGC 150, MGC 704; Verve VK 103, VE2 2531
1084-4Little JazzClef 89097, MGC 150, MGC 704; Verve VE2 2531
* Clef MGC 704; Verve MGV 8088   Roy Eldridge - Rockin' Chair
* Verve VE2 2531   Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail
* Clef MGC 150   The Roy Eldridge Quintet
* Verve VK 103   Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail / Rockin' Chair
* Clef 89087, 89087x45   Roy Eldridge - Roy's Riff / Rockin' Chair
* Clef 89097, 89097x45   Roy Eldridge - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / Little Jazz

1953

Roy Eldridge Quintet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, organ; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, April 20, 1953
1222-1Love For SaleClef 89056, MGC 150, MGC 705; Verve VE2 2531
1223-5 | 62VK206Dale's WailClef 89056, MGC 150, MGC 639, MGC 705; Verve VK 103, MGV 8194, VE2 2531
1224-3The Man I LoveClef MGC 150, MGC 705; Verve VE2 2531
1225-2Oscar's Arrangement-
* Clef MGC 705; Verve MGV 8089   Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail
* Verve VE2 2531   Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail
* Clef MGC 639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Verve MGV 8194   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Clef MGC 150   The Roy Eldridge Quintet
* Verve VK 103   Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail / Rockin' Chair
* Clef 89056, 89056x45   Roy Eldridge - Love For Sale / Dale's Wail

Roy Eldridge Quintet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December, 1953
1379-6Willow Weep For MeClef 89110, MGC 162, MGC 705
1380-2Somebody Loves Me-
1381-1When Your Lover Has GoneClef 89123, MGC 162, MGC 705
1382-8When It's Sleepy Time Down SouthClef 89116, MGC 162, MGC 705
1382-9-unissued
1383-1Feeling A DraftClef MGC 162, MGC 705
1384-1Don't Blame Me-
1385-3Echoes Of HarlemClef 89116, MGC 162, MGC 705
1385-4-unissued
1386-3I Can't Get StartedClef 89123, MGC 162, MGC 705
* Clef MGC 705; Verve MGV 8089   Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail
* Clef MGC 162   Roy Eldridge - The Strolling Mr. Eldridge
* Clef 89110, 89110x45   Roy Eldridge - Willow Weep For Me / Somebody Loves Me
* Clef 89123, 89123x45   Roy Eldridge - When Your Lover Has Gone / I Can't Get Started
* Clef 89116, 89116x45   Roy Eldridge - When It's Sleepy Time Down South / Echoes Of Harlem

1954

Roy Eldridge Quintet

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 YouClef MGC 683; Verve VE2 2531
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-
* Clef MGC 683; Verve MGV 8068   Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz
* Verve VE2 2531   Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail

1955

Roy Eldridge - Benny Carter Quintet

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 ArtClef MGC 716
2. 2293-1I Don't Know-
3. 2294-1Striding-
4. 2295-7Wailing-
* Clef MGC 716   The Music Of Roy Eldridge - Mr. Jazz (not released)
= Verve MGV 8202; ARS G 413   The Urbane Jazz Of Roy Eldridge - Benny Carter

Roy Eldridge - Benny Carter Quintet

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 SoClef MGC 716
2297-1The Moon Is Low-
2297-3-Clef 89143
2298-4Close Your EyesClef 89143, MGC 716
2299-1I Missed My HatVerve 314 531 637-2
2299-2-Clef MGC 716
2300-1Polite Blues-
2301-2Ballad Medley: I Remember You / Chelsea Bridge / I've Got The World On A String-
* Clef MGC 716   The Music Of Roy Eldridge - Mr. Jazz (not released)
= Verve MGV 8202; ARS G 413   The Urbane Jazz Of Roy Eldridge - Benny Carter
* Verve 314 531 637-2   Benny Carter - The Urbane Sessions
* Clef 89143, 89143x45   Roy Eldridge, Benny Carter - The Moon Is Low / Close Your Eyes

1956

Roy Eldridge And His Central Plaza Dixielanders

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 BluesVerve MGV 1010
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-
* Verve MGV 1010; ARS G 420   Roy Eldridge - Swing Goes Dixie

1957

Roy Eldridge With Russ Garcia Orchestra

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; unidentified large studio orchestra, including strings, Russ Garcia, director.
Los Angeles, CA, October 11, 1957
21600-3A Foggy DayVerve MGV 2088
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-
* Verve MGV 2088   Russ Garcia, Roy Eldridge - That Warm Feeling

1960

Roy Eldridge Quartet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Ronnie Ball, piano; Ben Moten, bass; Eddie Locke, drums.
NYC, June 2 & 3, 1960
26662-5The Way You Look TonightVerve MGV 8389
26663-6I've Got A Crush On You-
26664-2Song Of The Islands-
26665Dreamyunissued
26666Sweet SueVerve V 10223, MGV 8389
26667-19When I Grow Too Old To DreamVerve MGV 8389
26668-5Easy Living-
26669-3Honeysuckle Rose-
26670-5But Not For Me-
26671-2All The Things You Are-
26672Bossa NovaVerve V 10223, MGV 8389
26673-5MistyVerve MGV 8389
* Verve MGV 8389   Roy Eldridge - Swingin' On The Town
* Verve V 10223   Roy Eldridge - Sweet Sue / Bossa Nova

1962 (age 51)

Roy Eldridge Sextet

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 MoneyFontana (Du) 883 909 JCY
Loveless Love-
Saturday Night Fish Fry-
School Days-
Basin Street Blues-
My Blue Heaven-
* Fontana (Du) 883 909 JCY   Roy Eldridge, Bud Freeman, Elmer Snowden - Saturday Night Fish Fry

1975 (age 64)

Roy Eldridge Little Jazz And The Jimmy Ryan All-Stars

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Bobby Pratt, trombone; Joe Muranyi, soprano sax, clarinet; Dick Katz, piano; Major Q. Holley Jr., bass; Eddie Locke, drums.
A&R Studios, NYC, April 7, 1975
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue SeaDRE Records DRE-1001
St. James Infirmary-
Beale Street Blues-
Black And Blue-
Sing, Sing, Sing (With A Swing)DRE Records DRE-1001; Pablo Today 2310-890
WynolaDRE Records DRE-1001
Cute-
Bourbon Street Parade-
All Of Me-
Last Call At Jimmy Ryan's-
Black And Blue (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1058-2
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea (alternate take)-
Last Call At Jimmy Ryan's (alternate take)-
* DRE Records DRE-1001; Pablo 2310-869   Roy Eldridge, Bobby Pratt, Joe Muranyi, Major Q. Holley Jr., Dick Katz, Eddie Locke - Little Jazz And The Jimmy Ryan All-Stars
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1058-2   Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz And The Jimmy Ryan All-Stars
* Pablo Today 2310-890   Various Artists - Jazz Dance

Roy Eldridge - Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.
RCA Studios, NYC, June 3, 1975
Quasi-BoogalooPablo 2310-816
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 (Back Home Again In)-
* Pablo 2310-816   Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Ray Brown, Mickey Roker - Jazz Maturity... Where It's Coming From
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-807-2   Roy Eldridge, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Maturity

Roy Eldridge Quintet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, piano; Joe Pass, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Eddie Locke, drums.
NYC, June 4, 1975
Sweethearts On ParadePablo 2310-746
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-
* Pablo 2310-746; Original Jazz Classics OJC-628, OJCCD-628-2   Roy Eldridge - Happy Time

Roy Eldridge Septet

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 BloosPablo PACD-5314-2
Lover Man-
Undecided-
Hackensack-
* Pablo PACD-5314-2   Roy Eldridge - Decidedly

1976

Roy Eldridge Septet

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.
RCA Studios, NYC, January 16, 1976
1.I Still Love Him SoPablo 2310-766
2.The Heat's On-
3.That Thing-
4.Recado Bossa Nova-
5.Melange-
* Pablo 2310-766; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-853-2   Roy Eldridge - What It's All About

1977

Roy Eldridge Quartet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Bobby Durham, drums.
"Montreux Jazz Festival", Mountain Studios, Montreux, Switzerland, July 13, 1977
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue SeaPablo Live 2308-203
Gofor-
I Surrender, Dear-
Joie De Roy-
Perdido-
Bye Bye Blackbird-
* Pablo Live 2308-203; Original Jazz Classics OJC-373, OJCCD-373-2   Roy Eldridge 4 - Montreux '77