Russell Jacquet Discography

1945 (age 28)

Russell Jacquet And Orchestra

Calvin Boaz, trumpet; Russell Jacquet, trumpet, vocals; Teddy Edwards, alto sax; Maurice Simon, tenor sax; Arthur Dennis, baritone sax; Bill Davis, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, early 1945
APP6APenny's Worth Of BoogieGlobe 105
APP6BLook What You've Done To Me-
* Globe 105   Russell Jacquet - Penny's Worth Of Boogie / Look What You've Done To Me

1946

Russell Jacquet And His Yellow Jackets

Russell Jacquet, trumpet, vocals; Gus Evans, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Arthur Dennis, baritone sax; Jimmy Bunn, piano; Leo Blevins, guitar; Herman Washington, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, September 21, 1946
JRC236-5Blues A La Russ (take 5)Savoy SJL 2242
JRC236-7Blues A La Russ (take 7)-
JRC236-11Blues A La RussJewel ON-2001; Onyx ORI 220; Savoy SJL 2242
JRC237-3Side Saddle BluesJewel ON-2001; Onyx ORI 220
* Savoy SJL 2242   Various Artists - Black California, Vol. 2-Anthology
* Onyx ORI 220   Jimmy Rushing, Don Redman, Russell Jacquet, Joe Thomas - Big Little Bands
* Jewel ON-2001   Russell Jacquet - Blues A La Russ / Side Saddle Blues

Russell Jacquet And His Orchestra

Harry Edison, Paul Jones, Gerald Wilson, Snooky Young, trumpet; Russell Jacquet, trumpet, vocals; Ted Donelly, J.J. Johnson, Eli Robinson, trombone; Preston Love, Rudy Rutherford, Willie Smith, alto sax; Illinois Jacquet, Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Bill Doggett, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Billy Hadnott, bass; Al Wichard, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, 1946
BluesModern Music 129
Mean And Evil Old World-
* Modern Music 129; Jazz Selection (F) JS 595   Russell Jacquet - Blues / Mean And Evil Old World

1948 (age 31)

Russell Jacquet And His All Stars

Russell Jacquet, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Maurice Simon, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; Charles Thompson, piano; Al Lucas, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums.
United Sound Systems, Detroit, MI, May, 1948
K5503 | 4012Scamparoo (as Scamper Roo)Sensation 12; King LP 295-30, EP 309; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1771-2
K5504 | 4011Suede Jacquet (as Suede Jacket)Sensation 8; King LP 295-30; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1771-2
-Suede Jacquet (as Suede Jacket) (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1771-2
K5505 | 4010Lion's RoarSensation 8; King LP 295-30; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1771-2
K5506 | 4009Relaxin' With Randel (as Relaxin')Sensation 12; King LP 295-30, EP 309; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1771-2
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1771-2   Milt Jackson, Sonny Stitt - In The Beginning
* King EP 309   Russell Jacquet And His Bopper Band
* Sensation 12; King 4259   Russell Jacquet - Relaxin' With Randel / Scamparoo
* Sensation 8; King 4242   Russell Jacquet - Lion's Roar / Suede Jacquet
* King LP 295-30   no information

1949

Russell Jacquet And His Bopper Band

John Anderson, Russell Jacquet, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, trombone; Bumps Myers, tenor sax; Maurice Simon, baritone sax; Gerald Wiggins, piano; Charlie Drayton, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, March 18, 1949
K5701Eight BallKing 4400, LP 295-81, EP 308
K5702Blues In FKing 4307, LP 295-81, EP 309; Parlophone (E) GEP 8596
K5703Jockey JoeKing LP 295-81; Parlophone (E) GEP 8596
K5704Bongo BluesKing 4289, LP 295-81, EP 308
K5705CrossbonesKing 4307, LP 295-81, EP 309; Parlophone (E) GEP 8596
K5706King's SpinnerKing 4289, LP 295-81, EP 308
K5707Wigglin' With WigginsKing LP 295-81; Parlophone (E) GEP 8596
K5708Tropical FeverKing 4400, LP 295-81, EP 308
* King LP 295-81   Russell Jacquet And His All Stars
* King EP 308; Parlophone (E) GEP 8585   Russell Jacquet And His Bopper Band
* King EP 309   Russell Jacquet And His Bopper Band
* Parlophone (E) GEP 8596   Russell Jacquet And His Bopper Band
* King 4400   Russell Jacquet - Eight Ball / Tropical Fever
* King 4307   Russell Jacquet - Blues In F / Crossbones
* King 4289; Vogue (E) V 2061; Jazz Selection (F) JS 605   Russell Jacquet - Bongo Blues / King's Spinner

1954

Russell Jacquet And His Orchestra / The Heart Beats Quintet

King Curtis, tenor sax; unknown, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; The Heart Beats Quintet: Albert "Al" Crump, Wally Roker, Vernon Seavers, James "Shep" Sheppard, Bobby Tatum, vocals.
NYC, circa November, 1954
7NR3TormentedNetwork N-71200
7NR4After Everybody's Gone-
* Network N-71200   Russell Jacquet, The Heart Beats Quintet - Tormented / After Everybody's Gone

1960 (age 43)

Russell Jacquet's Orchestra

Vernon Garrett, vocals #1; Vernon And (Jue Baby) Jewel, vocals #2; Russell Jacquet's Orchestra.
Los Angeles, CA, December 15, 1960
1. IM-2827Sail OnImperial 5722
2. IM-2828You're Gonna Be Paid-
* Imperial 5722   Russell Jacquet, Vernon Garrett - Sail On / Vernon And (Jue Baby) Jewel, Russell Jacquet - You're Gonna Be Paid