Savoy Records Catalog: Reissue 2200 series

Savoy Reissue 2200 series (12 inch LP)

SJL 2201   Charlie Parker - Bird - Master Takes

Charlie Parker (alto sax) Clyde Hart (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar, vocals) Jimmy Butts (bass, vocals) Doc West (drums)
WOR Studios, Broadway, NYC, September 15, 1944
S5710-3Tiny's Tempo (orig.-take 3)
S5711-2I'll Always Love You Just The Same (take 2)
S5712-5Romance Without Finance (take 5)
S5713-2Red Cross (orig.-take 2)
Miles Davis (trumpet -2/4) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Sadik Hakim (piano -4) Dizzy Gillespie (piano -1/3,6, trumpet, piano -5) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, Broadway, NYC, November 26, 1945
1. S5849-1Warming Up A Riff (orig.-take 1)
2. S5850-5Billie's Bounce (orig.-take 5)
3. S5851-4Now's The Time (orig.-take 4)
4. S5852-3Thriving On A Riff (orig.-take 3)
5. S5853-2Ko-Ko (orig.-take 2) (as Cocoa)
6.Meandering (new-take 1)
Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Bud Powell (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Harry Smith Studios, NYC, May 8, 1947
S3420-5Donna Lee (orig.-take 3)
S3421-4Chasin' The Bird (short-take 4)
S3422-2Cheryl (orig.-take 2)
S3423-5Buzzy (orig.-take)
Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Harry Smith Studios, NYC, August 14, 1947
S3440-2Milestones (new-take 2)
S3441-3Little Willie Leaps (orig.-take 3)
S3442-2Half Nelson (orig.-take 2)
S3443-2Sippin' At Bells (orig.-take 2)
Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
United Sound Systems, Detroit, MI, December 21, 1947
D830-3Another Hair Do (orig.-take 3)
D831-3Bluebird (orig.-take 3)
D832-1Klaunstance (orig.-take 1)
D833-3Bird Gets The Worm (orig.-take 3)
Miles Davis (trumpet -1/3) Charlie Parker (alto sax) John Lewis (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Harry Smith Studios, NYC, September 18, 1948
1. B900-4Barbados (orig.-take 4)
2. B901-2Ah-Leu-Cha (orig.-take 2)
3. B902-4Constellation (orig.-take 4)
4. B903-3Parker's Mood (orig.-take 3)
Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) John Lewis (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Harry Smith Studios, NYC, September 24, 1948
B908-7Perhaps (orig.-master)
B909-11Marmaduke (take 11)
B910-2Steeplechase (take 2)
B911-2Merry-Go-Round (orig.-take 2)

SJL 2202   Lester Young - Pres - The Complete Savoy Recordings

Harry Edison, Al Killian, Ed Lewis, Joe Newman (trumpet) Ted Donnelly, Eli Robinson, Lou Taylor, Dicky Wells (trombone) Jimmy Powell (alto sax) Earl Warren (alto sax, vocals, arranger) Buddy Tate, Lester Young (tenor sax) Rudy Rutherford (baritone sax) Clyde Hart (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Rodney Richardson (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Tadd Dameron, Dick Flanagan, Dixky Wells (arranger)
NYC, April 18, 1944
S5441-1Circus In Rhythm
S5441-2-
S5441-3-
S5442-1Poor Little Plaything
S5442-2-
S5443-1Tush
S5443-2-
Billy Butterfield (trumpet) Hank D'Amico (clarinet) Lester Young (tenor sax) Johnny Guarnieri (piano) Dexter Hall (guitar) Billy Taylor (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
S5446-1These Foolish Things
S5447-1Exercise In Swing
S5447-2-
S5447-3-
S5447-4-
S5448-1Salute To Fats
S5448-2-
S5448-3-
S5448-4-
S5448-5-
S5449-1Basie English
S5449-2-
Lester Young (tenor sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Rodney Richardson (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, May 1, 1944
S5454-1Blue Lester (as Lester's Blues)
S5455-1(I Don't Stand) A Ghost Of A Chance
S5455-2-
S5456-1Indiana
S5456-2-
S5457-1Jump, Lester, Jump (as Lester's Savoy Jump)
Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Jerry Elliott (trombone) Lester Young (tenor sax) Junior Mance (piano) Leroy Jackson (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, June 28, 1949
S5240-1Crazy Over J.Z.
S5240-2-
S5240-3-
S5241-1Ding Dong
S5241-2-
S5241-3-
S5242-1Blue' N' Bells
S5242-2-
S5242-3-
S5243-1June Bug (as Lester Digs)

SJL 2203   John Coltrane, Wilbur Harden - Countdown

Wilbur Harden (flugelhorn) John Coltrane (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 13, 1958
Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo (alternate take)
West 42nd Street
E.F.F.P.H.
Snuffy
Rhodomagnetics
Rhodomagnetics (alternate take)
Countdown
Countdown (alternate take)

SJL 2204   Milt Jackson - Second Nature

Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Wade Legge (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, January 5, 1956
69116Come Rain Or Come Shine
69117They Can't Take That Away From Me
69118Wild Man
69119Soulful
69120Fred's Mood
69121Flamingo
Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Hank Jones (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, January 23, 1956
69122Lover
69123Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
69124The Lady Is A Tramp
69125Angel Face
69126Sometimes I'm Happy
69127What's New
69128Now's The Time
69129In A Sentimental Mood
69130Mood Indigo
69131Azure
69132Minor Conception
69133Soul In 3/4

SJL 2205   Yusef Lateef - Morning

Curtis Fuller (trombone, tambourine) Yusef Lateef (tenor sax, flute, argol, scraper) Hugh Lawson (piano) Ernie Farrow (bass, rabat) Louis Hayes (drums) Doug Watkins (finger cymbals, percussion)
NYC, April 5, 1957
SYL70005Beauregard
SYL70006O' Blues
SYL70007Happyology
SYL70008Midday
SYL70009Polarity
SYL70010Ameena
SYL70011Space
same personnel
NYC, April 9, 1957
SYL70012Metaphore
SYL70013Morning
SYL70014The Beginning
SYL70015G' Bouk
SYL70016Blues In Space
SYL70017Yusef's Mood

SJL 2206   Cannonball Adderley - Spontaneous Combustion

Nat Adderley (cornet -1,2,4/6) Donald Byrd (trumpet -1,2,4,5) Cannonball Adderley (alto sax) Jerome Richardson (tenor sax, flute -1,4/6) Horace Silver (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, June 28, 1955
1. SKC6981With Apologies To Oscar
2. SKC6982Hear Me Takin' To Ya
3. SKC6983Willow Weep For Me
4. SKC6984Bohemia After Dark
5. SKC6985Chasm
6. SKC6986Late Entry
Nat Adderley (cornet -1/4) Cannonball Adderley (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, July 14, 1955
1. SJA6987Spontaneous Combustion
2. SJA6988Still Talkin' To Ya
3. SJA6989A Little Taste
4. SJA6990Caribbean Cutie
5. SJA6992Flamingo

SJL 2207   Erroll Garner - The Elf

Erroll Garner (piano) John Levy (bass) George De Hart (drums)
NYC, September 25, 1945
S5837Laura
S5838Stardust
S5839Somebody Loves Me
S5840Back Home Again In Indiana
Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1949
B4400I Cover The Waterfront
B4401It's Easy To Remember
B4402Penthouse Serenade
B4403Love Walked In
B4405Body And Soul
B4407I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance
B4408Stompin' At The Savoy
B4411Goodbye
B4415I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
B4416More Than You Know
B4417Undecided
B4418Red Sails In The Sunset
B4419All Of Me
B4420Over The Rainbow
BOP210I Surrender, Dear
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, circa summer 1949
B4522This Can't Be Love
B4523The Man I Love
B4524Moonglow
B4525I Want A Little Girl
B4526She's Funny That Way
B4527Until The Real Thing Comes Along
B4528Confessin'
B4529Stormy Weather

SJL 2208   Various Artists - The Changing Face Of Harlem

Ben Webster (tenor sax) Johnny Guarnieri (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) David Booth (drums)
NYC, April 17, 1944
S5436-1Honeysuckle Rose
S5437-2I Surrender, Dear
S5438-1Blue Skies
Hot Lips Page (trumpet, vocals) Floyd "Horsecollar" Williams (alto, tenor sax) Don Byas, George Johnson (tenor sax) Clyde Hart (piano) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
NYC, June 14, 1944
S5462Dance Of The Tambourine
S5463-6Uncle Sam's Blues
S5465I Keep Rollin' On
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Walter "Foots" Thomas (tenor sax) Reuben "June" Cole (piano) Harold Underhill (guitar) Billy Taylor (bass) Cozy Cole (drums) Viola Wells (vocals)
NYC, July 6, 1944
S5475Bye Bye Baby
S5476My Lucky Day
S5477Hey Lawdy Mama
S5478Groovin' The Blues
Pete Brown (alto sax) Kenny Watts (piano) Al Casey (guitar) Al Matthews (bass) Eddie Nicholson (drums)
NYC, July 11, 1944
S5480Ooh Wee
S5481Bellevue For You
S5482Pete Brown's Boogie
S5483Moppin' The Blues
Jesse Brown, Joe Keyes (trumpet) Hot Lips Page (trumpet, vocals) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Earl Bostic, Floyd "Horsecollar" Williams (alto sax) Don Byas, Ike Quebec (tenor sax) Clyde Hart (piano, celeste) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Jack Parker (drums)
NYC, September 12, 1944
S5706I Got What It Takes
S5707Good For Stompin'
S5708Lips Blues (as Double Trouble Blues)
S5709Blooey
Charlie Parker (alto sax) Clyde Hart (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar, vocals) Jimmy Butts (bass, vocals) Doc West (drums)
WOR Studios, Broadway, NYC, September 15, 1944
S5711-1I'll Always Love You Just The Same (take 1)
S5712-1Romance Without Finance (take 1)
Shad Collins, Frank Newton (trumpet) Tyree Glenn (trombone) Earl Bostic (alto sax) Don Byas (tenor sax) Ernie Caceres (baritone sax) Red Norvo (vibes) Teddy Wilson (piano) Remo Palmieri (guitar) Slam Stewart (bass) Cozy Cole (drums) Buck Ram (leader)
NYC, September 18, 1944
S5714Twilight In Teheran
S5715Morning Mist
S5716Swing Street
S5717Ram Session
Joe Springer (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Bass Robinson (bass) Doc West (drums)
NYC, November 3, 1944
S5735Groovin' With Grimes
"Little" Benny Harris (trumpet) Herbie Fields (alto, tenor sax) Budd Johnson (tenor sax) Clyde Hart (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Denzil Best (drums) Joe Gregory (vocals)
NYC, December 19, 1944
S5768Smack That Mess
S5769Dee Dee's Dance
S5770Little Benny (as King Kong)
S5771Shoot The Arrow To Me Cupid
Herbie Fields (tenor sax) Lionel Hampton (piano) Al Casey (guitar) Slam Stewart (bass)
NYC, May 4, 1945
S5813Run Down
S5814Nuts To Notes

SJL 2209   Dizzy Gillespie - Dee Gee Days

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) John Coltrane (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Percy Heath (bass) "Kansas" Fields (drums) The Calypso Boys (vocals)
Detroit, MI, March 1, 1951
DG-4010We Love To Boogie
DG-4015Tin Tin Deo
DG-2040-XBirks' Works
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Budd Johnson (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Joe Carroll, Melvin Moore (vocals)
NYC, April 16, 1951
DG-3636Lady Be Good
DG-4000Love Me Pretty Baby
DG-5104/5105The Champ
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Graham (baritone sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Percy Heath (bass) Al (Junior) Jones (drums) Joe Carroll, Melvin Moore (vocals)
NYC, August 16, 1951
DG-1206I'm In A Mess
DG-9010School Days
DG-1500Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac
Bopsie's Blues
Bopsie's Blues (alternate take)
I Couldn't Beat The Rap
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Graham (baritone sax) Milt Jackson (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Al (Junior) Jones (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals) + Stuff Smith (violin)
NYC, October 25, 1951
DG-2300Caravan
DG-2300-?Caravan (alternate take)
DG-2301Nobody Knows
DG-2302The Bluest Blues
DG-2303Sunny Side Of The Street
DG-2304Stardust
DG-2305Time On My Hands
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Graham (baritone sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Bernard Griggs (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
Chicago, IL, July 18, 1952
DG-2306Blue Skies
DG-2307Umbrella Man
DG-2308Pop's Confessin'
DG-2309Oh-Sho-Be-Do-Be
DG-2310They Can't Take That Away From Me

SJL 2210   Stan Getz, Al Cohn, Serge Chaloff, Brew Moore, Allen Eager - Brothers And Other Mothers

Allen Eager (tenor sax) Ed Finckel (piano) Bob Carter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, March 22, 1946
S59000Rampage
S59001Vot's Dot
S59002Booby Hatch
S59003Symphony Sid's Idea (as Zadah)
Red Rodney (trumpet) Earl Swope (trombone) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) George Wallington (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
NYC, March 5, 1947
S3412Pumpernickel (alternate take)
-Pumpernickel
S3413Gabardine And Serge (alternate take)
-Gabardine And Serge
S3414Serge's Urge (alternate take)
-Serge's Urge
S3415A Bar A Second (alternate take)
-A Bar A Second
Allen Eager (tenor sax) Terry Gibbs (vibes) Duke Jordan (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, July 15, 1947
S3432All Night, All Frantic
S3433Donald Jay
S3434Meeskite
S3435And That's For Sure
Brew Moore (tenor sax) Gene DiNovi (piano) Jimmy Johnson (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
NYC, October 22, 1948
S3913Brew Blue (alternate take)
-Brew Blue
S3914Blue Brew (alternate take)
--
-Blue Brew
S3915No More Brew
S3916More Brew (alternate take)
-More Brew
Earl Swope (trombone) Al Cohn, Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Mert Oliver (bass) Charlie Perry (drums)
NYC, May 2, 1949
S36-126Stan Getz Along (alternate take)
S36-127Stan's Mood (alternate take)
S36-128Slow (alternate take)
S36-129Fast (alternate take)
Al Cohn (tenor sax) George Wallington (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
NYC, July 29, 1950
Groovin' With Gus, No. 2 (alternate take)
Infinity, No. 2 (alternate take)
Let's Get Away From It All (alternate take)

SJL 2211   Dexter Gordon - Long Tall Dexter

Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Sadik Hakim (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Eddie Nicholson (drums)
NYC, October 30, 1945
D5841-2Blow Mr. Dexter (alternate take)
D5841-3Blow Mr. Dexter
D5842Dexter's Deck
D5843Dexter's Cuttin' Out
D5844Dexter's Minor Mad
Benny Harris (trumpet) Don Byas (tenor sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) John Levy (bass) Fred Radcliffe (drums)
NYC, November 26, 1945
S5845Candy
S5846How High The Moon
S5847Don By
S5848Byas-A-Drink
Leonard Hawkins (trumpet -1/3,6,7) Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 29, 1946
1. S5878-1Long Tall Dexter (alternate take)
2. S5878-2Long Tall Dexter
3. S5879-1Dexter Rides Again
4. S5880-3I Can't Escape From You (alternate take)
5. S5880-7I Can't Escape From You
6. S5881-2Dexter Digs In (alternate take)
7. S5881-3Dexter Digs In
Howard McGhee (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto sax) Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
"Elks Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947
BOP54Bop After Hours, Part 1 (as After Hours Bop)
BOP55Bop After Hours, Part 2 (as After Hours Bop)
BOP56Bop After Hours, Part 3 (as After Hours Bop)
BOP57Bop After Hours, Part 4 (as After Hours Bop)
BOP58Bop After Hours, Part 5 (as After Hours Bop)
BOP59Bop After Hours, Part 6 (as After Hours Bop)
Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Leo Parker (baritone sax) Tadd Dameron (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1947
S3491-3Settin'n The Pace, Part 1
S3492-3Settin'n The Pace, Part 2
S3493So Easy
-So Easy (alternate take)
S3494Dexter's Riff
-Dexter's Riff (alternate take)
Joe Newman (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor, alto sax) Leo Parker (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, December 19, 1947
S3495-1Wee Dot
S3495-3-
S3497-1The Lion Roars
S3497-3The Lion Roars (as Lion's Roar)
Fats Navarro (trumpet -2/4) Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Tadd Dameron (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Art Mardigan (drums)
NYC, December 22, 1947
1. S3511Dexter's Mood
2. S3512Dextrose
3. S3513Index
4. S3514Dextivity

SJL 2212   The Red Norvo Trio With Tal Farlow And Charles Mingus

Red Norvo (vibes) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, May 3, 1950
D305-1Swedish Pastry (take 1)
D305-2Swedish Pastry (mst. take)
D306Cheek To Cheek
D307Night And Day
D308Time And Tide
same personnel
Chicago, IL, October 13, 1950
D375 | D405September Song
D376 | D406Move
D377 | D407I've Got You Under My Skin
D378 | D409I Get A Kick Out Of You
D379 | D408I'll Remember April
D380 | D410I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
D381 | D411Little White Lies
D382 | D412Have You Met Miss Jones
D383 | D413Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart
Mood Indigo
Prelude To A Kiss
'Deed I Do
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, April 13, 1951
D480If I Had You
D481-1This Can't Be Love (take 1)
D481-2This Can't Be Love (take 2)
D481-3This Can't Be Love (mst. take)
D482-1Godchild (take 1)
D482-2Godchild (take 2)
D482-3Godchild (mst. take)
D483-3I'm Yours

SJL 2213   Don Byas - Savoy Jam Party

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Don Byas (tenor sax) Clyde Hart (piano, celeste) Slam Stewart (bass) Jack "The Bear" Parker (drums)
NYC, July 28, 1944
S5490Riffin' And Jivin'
S5491-1Free And Easy
S5491-2-
S5492Worried And Blue
S5493-1Don's Idea
S5493-2-
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Rudy Williams (alto sax) Don Byas (tenor sax) Clyde Hart (piano) Slam Stewart (bass) Jack "The Bear" Parker (drums)
NYC, August 17, 1944
S5700Savoy Jam Party, Part 2
S5701Savoy Jam Party, Part 1
S5702Just Can't Make Up My Mind (as 11944 Stomp)
S5703What Do You Want With My Heart
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Don Byas (tenor sax) Dave Rivera (piano) Milton Hinton (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, August 31, 1944
NSC1Sweet And Lovely
NSC2White Rose Kick
NSC3My Deep Blue Dream
NSC4Byas'd Opinion
Don Byas (tenor sax) Teddy Brannon (piano) Frank Skeete (bass) Fred Radcliffe (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1946
S59048I Don't Know Why
S59049London Donnie
S59050Old Folks
S59051Cherokee
S59052September In The Rain
Don Byas (tenor sax) Sanford Gold (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, August 21, 1946
S3329Living My Life For You
S3330To Each His Own
S3331AThey Say It's Wonderful
S3332ACynthia's In Love
S3333ASeptember Song
S3334ASt. Louis Blues
S3335I've Found A New Baby
S3336Marie

SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band

Gail Brockman, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott (trombone) Gerald "Gerry" Valentine (trombone, arranger) Budd Johnson, Sonny Stitt (alto sax) Gene Ammons, Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Leo Parker (baritone sax) John Malachi (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone, conductor)
NYC, May 2, 1945
NSC53-1Lonesome Lover Blues
NSC54-3A Cottage For Sale
NSC55-2I Love The Rhythm In A Riff
NSC56Last Night (And Now Tonight Again)
Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Walter Knox, Chippy Outcalt, Howard Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) John Cobbs, Budd Johnson (alto sax) Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons (tenor sax) Teddy Cypron (baritone sax) Richard "Duke" Ellington (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals)
NYC, September, 1945
NSC62Prisoner Of Love
NSC64It Ain't Like That
same personnel
NYC, October, 1945
NSC69I'm In The Mood For Love
NSC70You Call It Madness
NSC71All I Sing Is Blues
NSC72Long, Long Journey
Kenny Dorham, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams (alto sax) Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons (tenor sax) Tate Houston (baritone sax) possibly Richard Ellington (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Bill McMahon (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals)
NYC, January 3, 1946
NSC100I Only Have Eyes For You
NSC103You're My Everything
NSC105The Jitney Man
Fats Navarro (trumpet) Josh Jackson (tenor sax) Leo Parker (baritone sax) possibly Jimmy Golden (piano) replaces Dorham, Simmons, Houston, Ellington
NYC, February, 1946
NSC114Blue
NSC115Second Balcony Jump
NSC116Gloomy Sunday
NSC117Tell Me Pretty Baby
same personnel
NYC, March, 1946
NSC122Love Is The Thing
NSC123Without A Song
NSC124Cool Breeze
NSC125Don't Take Your Love From Me
Miles Davis, Hobart Dotson, Leonard Hawkins, King Kolax (trumpet) Water Knox, Chippy Outcalt, Gerald Velentine (trombone) John Cobbs, Sonny Stitt (alto sax) Gene Ammons, Arthur Sammons (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Linton Garner (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 5, 1946
NSC164Oo Bop Sh' Bam
-Oo Bop Sh' Bam (alternate take)
NSC166In The Still Of The Night
NSC167Jelly Jelly
add unidentified strings
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 6, 1946
NSC168My Silent Love
NSC169Time On My Hands
NSC170All The Things You Are
NSC171In A Sentimental Mood
Ray Linn (trumpet) Gerald Vlentine (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto sax) Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Warren Bracken (piano) unknown (guitar) Shifty Henry (bass) Tim Kennedy (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone)
Los Angeles, CA, April 21, 1947
NSC260She's Got The Blues For Sale
NSC262Serenade In Blue
NSC263In My Solitude
NSC264Sophisticated Lady

SJL 2215   Various Artists - Black California

Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Slim Gaillard (guitar, piano, vocals) Bam Brown (bass, vocals) Zutty Singleton (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, 1945
BB101-3Laguna
BB102-3Dunkin' Bagel
BB103-1Boogin' At Berg's
Al Killian (trumpet) Sonny Criss (alto sax) Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Ken Kennedy (drums)
"Elks Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947
BOP30Backbreaker, Part 1
BOP31Backbreaker, Part 2
BOP32Backbreaker, Part 3
BOP33Backbreaker, Part 4
BOP34Backbreaker, Part 5
BOP35Backbreaker, Part 6
Art Farmer, James Metlock, Eddie Preston, Bob Ross (trumpet) Danny Horton, Jimmy Knepper, William Willington (trombone) Eric Dolphy, Leroy Robinson (alto sax) Joe Howard, Clifford Solomon (tenor sax) Clyde Dunn (baritone sax) Joe Harrison (piano) Ben White (guitar) Roger Alderson (bass) Roy Porter (drums) Alvy Kidd (congas) Paul Sparks (vocals -4)
Los Angeles, CA, 1948 or January 19, 1949
1. SLA1100Pete's Beat
2. SLA1101Sippin' With Cisco, Part 1
3. SLA1102Sippin' With Cisco, Part 2
4. SLA1103This Is You
5. SLA1104Gassin' The Wig
Art Farmer, James Metlock, Eddie Preston, Bob Ross (trumpet) Danny Horton, Jimmy Knepper, William Willington (trombone) Eric Dolphy, Leroy Robinson (alto sax) Joe Howard, Clifford Solomon (tenor sax) Clyde Dunn (baritone sax) Joe Harrison (piano) Ben White (guitar) Addison Farmer (bass) Roy Porter (drums) Alvy Kidd (congas) Paul Sparks (vocals -3)
Los Angeles, CA, February 23, 1949
1. SLA512Phantom Moon
2. SLA513Howard's Idea
3. SLA514Love Is Laughing At Me
4. SLA515-4Little Wig
Froegel Brigham (trumpet) Russell B. Campbell (trombone) William S. Doty (alto sax) Harold Land (tenor sax) Fred Jackson (piano) Dave Dyson (bass) Leon Petties (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 1949
SLA524Outlandish
SLA525Swingin' On Savoy
SLA526Dan Diego Bounce
SLA527I'll Remember April
Vernon Smith (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Freddie Simon (baritone sax -1/4) Maurice Simon (baritone sax -5/8) Ernie Freeman (piano -1/4) Ernie Freedman (piano -5/8) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Helen Humes (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, November 20, 1950
1. D418Ain't Gonna Quit You Baby
2. D419-4Helen's Advice
3. D420Knockin' Myself Out
4. D421-4Airplane Blues
5.Ain't Gonna Quit You Baby
6.Helen's Advice
7.Knockin' Myself Out
8.Airplane Blues
Art Pepper (alto sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 4, 1952
D6001-7 | D6035Brown Gold
D6002-4 | D6036These Foolish Things
D6003-5 | D6037Surf Ride
D6004-4 | D6038Holiday Flight
Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 10, 1952
D6050Jumpin' Jacque
D6051Don't Get Around Much Anymore
D6052It's You Or No One For Me
D6053Thou Swell

SJL 2216   Fats Navarro - Fat Girl

Kenny Dorham, Fats Navarro (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto sax) Morris Lane (tenor sax) Eddie DeVerteuil (baritone sax) Bud Powell (piano) Al Hall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Gil Fuller (arranger)
NYC, September 6, 1946
S3346Boppin' A Riff, Part 1
S3347Boppin' A Riff, Part 2
S3348Fat Boy, Part 1
S3349Fat Boy, Part 2
S3350Everything's Cool, Part 1
S3351Everything's Cool, Part 2
S3352Webb City, Part 1
S3353Webb City, Part 2
Fats Navarro (trumpet) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Huey Long (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, December 18, 1946
S3367Calling Dr. Jazz
S3368Fracture
S3369Hollerin' And Screamin'
S3370Stealin' Trash
same personnel
NYC, December 20, 1946
S3371AJust A Mystery
S3372ARed Pepper
S3373Spinal
S3374Maternity (as Lard Pot)
Fats Navarro (trumpet) Leo Parker (baritone, alto sax) Tadd Dameron (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, January 29, 1947
S3383-2Fat Girl
S3384-2Ice Freezes Red
S3385Ed Pob
S3386Goin' To Minton's
Fats Navarro (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto sax) Tadd Dameron (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Kay Penton (vocals)
NYC, October 28, 1947
S3465-1A Bop Carol
S3465-6-
S3466-1The Tadd Walk
S3467-3Gone With The Wind
S3468-3That Someone Must Be You
Fats Navarro (trumpet) Charlie Rouse (tenor sax) Tadd Dameron (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, December 5, 1947
S3483-1Nostalgia
S3483-6-
S3484-3Barry's Bop
S3484-6-
S3485-1Bebop Romp
S3485-6-
S3486Fat Blows

SJL 2217   Art Pepper Discoveries

Art Pepper (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Bob Whitlock (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1953
D6058-2Chili Pepper
D6058-4-
D6059-1Suzy The Poodle
D6059-6-
D6060-3Everything Happens To Me
D6060-4-
D6061-4Tickle Toe
D6061-9-
Art Pepper (alto sax) Jack Montrose (tenor sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Paul Ballerina (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1954
D6301-3Nutmeg
D6301-4-
D6302-
D6303-1Deep Purple
D6304-3Cinnamon
D6304-5-
D6305-2What's New
D6305-3-
Art Pepper (alto sax) Jack Montrose (tenor sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
D6306-2Thyme Time
D6306-3-
D6307-2Straight Life
D6307-3-
D6308-2Art's Oregano
D6308-5-
D6309-2The Way You Look Tonight
D6309-5-

SJL 2218   Various Artists - All Star Swing Groups

Lammar Wright (trumpet -1/3) Ray Conniff (trombone -1/3) Ben Webster (tenor sax) Johnny Guarnieri (piano) Teddy Walters (guitar) Billy Taylor (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, March 13, 1944
1. S5410Jericho
2. S5411Talk To Me
3. S5412Concerto For Cozy
4. S5413Body And Soul
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Walter Thomas (alto, tenor sax) Coleman Hawkins, Budd Johnson (tenor sax) Johnny Guarnieri (piano) Max Shopnick (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, May 1, 1944
S5450Old Man River
S5451Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
S5452Riddin' The Riff
S5453Flat Rock
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Eddie Barefield (alto sax) Walter Thomas (alto, tenor sax) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Johnny Guarnieri (piano) Sid Weiss (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, June 14, 1944
S5466Jersey Jump Off
S5467Stompin' At The Savoy
S5468On The Sunny Side Of The Street
S5469Jump Awhile (as Jump Street)
Hot Lips Page (trumpet) Clyde Bernhardt (trombone) Don Stovall (alto sax) Budd Johnson (tenor sax) Pete Johnson (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Abe Bolar (bass) Jack Parker (drums) Etta Jones (vocals)
NYC, January 2, 1946
NSC97I May Be Wonderful
NSC98Man Wanted
NSC991280 Stomp
NSC101Atomic Boogie
NSC102Back Room Blues
-Back Room Blues (alternate take)
Albert Nicholas (clarinet) Pete Johnson (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Al Hall (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, January 26, 1946
NSC106Pete's Lonesome Blues
NSC107Mr. Drum Meets Mr. Piano
NSC108Mutiny In The Doghouse
NSC109Mr. Clarinet Knocks Twice
Hot Lips Page (trumpet) J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Albert Nicholas (clarinet) Ben Webster (tenor sax) Pete Johnson (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Al Hall (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, January 31, 1946
NSC110Ben Rides Out
-Ben Rides Out (alternate take)
NSC111Page Mr. Trumpet
-Page Mr. Trumpet (alternate take)
NSC112J.C. From K.C.
NSC113Pete's Housewarming

SJL 2219   Howard McGhee - McGhee

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Jimmy Heath (alto, baritone sax -1/6,8) Milt Jackson (vibes) Will Davis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Joe Harris (drums)
Chicago, IL, February, 1948
1.Merry Lee
2.Short Life
3.Talk Of The Town
4.Bass C Jam
5.Bass C Jam (alternate take)
6.Down Home
7.Sweet And Lovely
8.Fiesta
9.I'm In The Mood For Love
Howard McGhee (trumpet) Billy Eckstine (valve trombone -1/4) Kenny Mann (tenor sax -1/4) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
1.Flip Lip
2.Belle From Bunnycock
3.Belle From Bunnycock (alternate take)
4.The Last Word
5.The Man I Love
Howard McGhee (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Rudy Williams (tenor sax) Clifton Best (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Charlie Rice (drums)
pacific, late 1951
Royal Garden Blues
St. Louis Blues
Mood Indigo
Lady Be Good (Guamania)
Harvest Time
Howard McGhee (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Rudy Williams (tenor sax) Clifton Best (guitar) Unknown Philipino (bass) Charlie Rice (drums)
Guam, January 17, 1952
HL401How High The Moon, Part 1
HL402How High The Moon, Part 2
HL403Stardust
HL404Body And Soul
HL40512th Street Rag (12th Street Bop)
HL406Man With A Horn
Perdido
Don't Blame Me
Stormy Weather
Stompin' At The Savoy

SJL 2220   Various Artists - The Tenor Sax Album

Ben Webster (tenor sax) Johnny Guarnieri (piano) Teddy Walters (guitar) Billy Taylor (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, March 13, 1944
S5413Body And Soul (alternate take)
Ben Webster (tenor sax) Johnny Guarnieri (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) David Booth (drums)
NYC, April 17, 1944
S5436-2Honeysuckle Rose
S5437-1I Surrender, Dear
S5438-2Blue Skies
S5439Kat's Fur
Ike Quebec (tenor sax) Johnny Guarnieri (piano) Bill DeArango (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, August 7, 1945
S5828-1Girl Of My Dreams
S5829Jim Dawgs
S5830Scufflin'
S5831I.Q. Blues
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Bill Doggett (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, January 7, 1946
S5870-1Don't Blame Me
S5871-2Jumpin' Jacquet
S5872-1Blue Mood (as Blues Mood)
S5873-3Jacquet In The Box
same personnel
NYC, January 8, 1946
S5874-1Savoy Blip (as Jacquet And No Vest)
S5875Doggin' With Doggett
S5876-6Minor Romp (as Jacquet And Coat)
S5877-1Berry's Blues (as Jacquet's Blues)
Ludwig Joe Jordan (trumpet) John Hardee (tenor sax, vocals) Billy Kyle (piano) John Simmons (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, November, 1947
RE5033Bad Man's Bounce
RE5034Lunatic
RE5035Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
RE5036Baby Watch That Stuff
John Hardee (tenor sax) Billy Taylor (piano) Milt Page (organ) John Simmons (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, November 20, 1949
SBT4450 | 1113Misty (Morning) Blues
SBT4453 | 1116Take The "A" Train
Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) unknown (piano) unknown (organ) unknown (bass) Buddy Smith (drums) unidentified vocal choir
Chicago, IL, May 27, 1954
6994Flight Eleven
6995Modern Fantasy
6996Confessin'
6997September Song
6998They Can't Take That Away From Me
6999Should I
Last Stop

SJL 2221   Various Artists - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll

Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Maithe Marshall (lead tenor vocals) Leonard Puzey (2nd tenor vocals) Warren Suttles (baritone vocals) Jimmy Ricks (bass vocals)
NYC, April 24, 1947
NSC254Ol' Man River
John Lawton (trumpet) Walter Cox (tenor, alto sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) T.J. Fowler (piano) Hank Ivory (bass) Clarence Stamps (drums) Alex Thomas (vocals)
Detroit, MI, October 6, 1947
DET808Thirty-Five-Thirty
Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Wild Bill Moore (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) Floyd Taylor (piano) Herman Hopkins (bass) Reetham Mallett (drums)
Detroit, MI, November 21, 1947
D816Bubbles
Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Wild Bill Moore (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) T.J. Fowler (piano) Herman Hopkins (bass) Reetham Mallett (drums)
Detroit, MI, December 18, 1947
D823We're Gonna Rock, We're Gonna Roll
Milton Larkins (trombone) Hal Singer (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Franklin Skeete (bass) Heywood Jackson (drums)
NYC, circa June, 1948
S35-127Corn Bread
Big Jay McNeely (tenor sax) Bob McNeely (baritone sax) Devonia Williams (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 13, 1948
SLA502-1The Deacon's Hop
Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Miller Sam (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) Floyd Taylor (piano) Herman Hopkins (bass) Reetham Mallett (drums)
NYC, December 15, 1948
S23011The Hucklebuck
Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Maithe Marshall (lead tenor vocals) Leonard Puzey (2nd tenor vocals) Warren Suttles (baritone vocals) Jimmy Ricks (bass vocals)
NYC, February, 1949
NSC463Marie
Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano, vocals) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1949
SLA4453Our Romance Is Gone
SLA4454If I Didn't Love You So
SLA4456-2Double Crossing Blues
Big Jay McNeely (tenor sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther, Redd Lyte (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, December 23, 1949
SLA4457-2Head Hunter
Big Jay McNeely (tenor sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, January 11, 1950
SLA5105Lover's Lane Boogie
Lorenzo Holden (tenor sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, February 13, 1950
SLA5107-2Misery
Lorenzo Holden (tenor sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Mel Walker (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, February 23, 1950
SLA5112-1Helpless
add Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone, alto sax) Little Esther, Redd Lyte (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, February 27, 1950
SLA5116Cupid's Boogie
Bill Sanford (piano, arranger) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Maithe Marshall (lead tenor vocals) Leonard Puzey (2nd tenor vocals) Louis Heyward (baritone vocals) Jimmy Ricks (bass vocals)
NYC, March, 1950
NSC581I'm Gonna Paper All My Walls With Your Love Letters
NSC582Count Every Star
Lee Graves, Don Johnson, Hosea Sapp (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone, alto sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther, Redd Lyte, Mel Walker (vocals)
Chicago, IL, June 20, 1950
SAV6814Lost In A Dream (as Lost Dream Blues)
George Kelly (tenor sax) Haywood Henry (baritone sax) Lee Anderson (piano) Lonnie Johnson (guitar) Prince Babbs (bass) Gene Brooks (drums) Varetta Dillard (vocals) Leroy Kirkland (arranger, director)
NYC, May 15, 1953
SVD4367Mercy Mr. Percy
Robert Caffery (tenor sax) Huey Smith (piano, vocals) Earl King (guitar) Roland Cook (bass) Charles Williams (drums)
New Orleans, LA, June 1, 1953
SHS4376You Made Me Cry
SHS4377You're Down With Me
Budd Johnson, Sam Taylor (tenor sax) Maurice Simon (baritone sax) Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) Mickey Baker (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Nappy Brown (vocals)
NYC, February 1, 1955
SNB4660Don't Be Angry
unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Luther Bond (lead vocals) The Emeralds (vocal group)
Cincinnati, OH, March 30, 1955
SLB330It's Written In The Stars
Jerome Richardson, Sam Taylor (tenor sax) Budd Johnson (baritone sax) Ernie Hayes (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Varetta Dillard (vocals) The Roamers (vocal group) Leroy Kirkland (arranger, director)
NYC, May 3, 1955
SVD4698Promise Mr. Thomas
Budd Johnson, Al Sears (tenor sax) George Berg (baritone sax) Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) Everett Barksdale (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Nappy Brown (vocals)
NYC, June 8, 1955
SNB7402Piddly Patter Patter
Warren Luckey, Al Sears (tenor sax) Dave McRae (baritone sax) Ernie Hayes (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Nappy Brown (vocals) Howard Biggs (arranger, director)
NYC, September 29, 1955
SNB6750Deedle I Love You (as Deedle I Do)
Buddy Lucas, Hal Singer (tenor sax) Kelly Owens (piano, director) Mickey Baker (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Panama Francis (drums)
NYC, October 27, 1955
SBL6769Hot Rod
Dave McRae (alto sax) Buddy Lucas, Warren Lucky (tenor sax) Leslie Johnakins (baritone sax) Kelly Owens (piano, arranger) Mickey Baker (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Sol Hall (drums) Big Maybelle (vocals)
NYC, May 14, 1956
SBM6854Candy
SBM6856Ring Dang Dilly
Dave McRae (alto sax) Buddy Lucas, Warren Lucky (tenor sax) Leslie Johnakins (baritone sax) Kelly Owens (piano, arranger) Mickey Baker (guitar) Ed Sneed (bass) Sol Hall (drums) Big Maybelle (vocals)
NYC, July 20, 1956
SBM6868Mean To Me
King Curtis (tenor sax) Sam Price (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums)
NYC, October 17, 1956
SSP6893Rib Joint
Earl Johnson (tenor sax, vocals) Allen Tinney (piano, vocals) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Clarence Palmer (bass, vocals) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Pee Wee Tinney (vocals)
NYC, November 30, 1956
SJP6915Bad Boy

SJL 2222   Wardell Gray, Dexter Gordon - The Hunt

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto sax) Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) possibly Leroy Gray (bass) Ken Kennedy (drums)
"Elks Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947
BOP3The Hunt, Part 1 (as Rock' N' Shoals)
BOP4The Hunt, Part 2 (as Rock' N' Shoals)
BOP5The Hunt, Part 3 (as Rock' N' Shoals)
BOP6The Hunt, Part 4 (as Rock' N' Shoals)
BOP7The Hunt, Part 5 (as Rock' N' Shoals)
BOP8The Hunt, Part 6 (as Rock' N' Shoals)
BOP9The Hunt, Part 7 (as Rock' N' Shoals)
BOP10The Hunt, Part 8 (as Rock' N' Shoals)
same session
BOP15Bopera, Part 1 (as Disorder At The Border)
BOP16Bopera, Part 2 (as Disorder At The Border)
BOP17Bopera, Part 3 (as Disorder At The Border)
BOP18Bopera, Part 4 (as Disorder At The Border)
BOP19Bopera, Part 5 (as Disorder At The Border)
BOP20Bopera, Part 6 (as Disorder At The Border)
BOP21Bopera, Part 7 (as Disorder At The Border)
Howard McGhee (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto sax) Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
BOP36Bopland, Part 1 (as Byas-A-Drink)
BOP37Bopland, Part 2 (as Byas-A-Drink)
BOP38Bopland, Part 3 (as Byas-A-Drink)
BOP39Bopland, Part 4 (as Byas-A-Drink)
BOP40Bopland, Part 5 (as Byas-A-Drink)
BOP41Bopland, Part 6 (as Byas-A-Drink)
BOP42Jeronimo, Part 1 (as Cherrykoke) (as Cherokee)
BOP43Jeronimo, Part 2 (as Cherrykoke) (as Cherokee)
BOP44Jeronimo, Part 3 (as Cherrykoke) (as Cherokee)
BOP45Jeronimo, Part 4 (as Cherrykoke) (as Cherokee)
BOP46Jeronimo, Part 5 (as Cherrykoke) (as Cherokee)
BOP47Jeronimo, Part 6 (as Cherrykoke) (as Cherokee)
BOP48Jeronimo, Part 7 (as Cherrykoke) (as Cherokee)
BOP49Jeronimo, Part 8 (as Cherrykoke) (as Cherokee)

SJL 2223   Have No Fear, Big Joe Turner Is Here - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll, Vol. 2

Frank Newton (trumpet) Don Byas (tenor sax) Pete Johnson (piano) Leonard Ware (guitar) Al Hall (bass) Doc West (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, February 2, 1945
NSC33S.K. Blues, Part 1
NSC34S.K. Blues, Part 2
NSC35Johnson And Turner Blues
-Johnson And Turner Blues (alternate take)
NSC36Watch That Jive
Bill Martin (trumpet) Flaps Dungee (alto sax) Josh Jackson (tenor sax) Pete Johnson (piano) unknown (guitar) Dallas Bartley (bass) unknown (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
Chicago, IL, May 10, 1945
NSC60AHowlin' Winds
NSC60BDoggin' The Blues (as Low Down Dog)
Warren Brocken (trumpet) Lloyd Harrison, Bill Moore (tenor sax) Al Williams (piano) Teddy Bunn (guitar) John Henry (bass) Alray Kidd (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 23, 1946
NSC140Miss Brown Blues
NSC141I Got My Discharge Papers
NSC142My Gal's A Jockey
NSC143I'm Still In The Dark
NSC144I Got Love For Sale
Russell Jacquet (trumpet) Bill Moore, Lou Simon (tenor sax) Camille Howard (piano) Teddy Bunn (guitar) John Henry (bass) Walter Murden (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 30, 1946
NSC145Sunday Morning Blues
NSC146Mad Blues
NSC147It's A Low Down Dirty Shame (as Playboy Blues)
Albert Ammons (piano) Red Saunders (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) and others
Chicago, IL, October 11, 1946
NSC172I'm Still In The Dark
NSC173Miss Brown Blues
NSC174Sally Zu-Zaz
NSC175Rock O' Gibraltar
unknown (piano) Joe Turner (vocals) and others
Chicago, IL, October 12, 1946
NSC176Milk And Butter Blues
NSC177That's When It Really Hurts
NSC178I'm In Sharp When I Hit The Coast
NSC179Ooh Wee Baby Blues
Charles Gray (trumpet) Riley Hampton (alto sax) Otis Finch (tenor sax) Ellsworth Liggett (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Robert Moore (bass) James Adams (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
Chicago, IL, December 9, 1947
NSC337Last Goodbye Blues
NSC338Whistle Stop Blues
NSC339Hollywood Bed (aka Cherry Red Blues)
NSC340Howlin' Winds

SJL 2224   Various Artists - An Anthology - The Changing Face Of Harlem, Vol. 2

Nat King Cole (piano, vocals) Oscar Moore (guitar) Johnny Miller (bass) Lee Young (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 18, 1940
AM521 | S5898I Like To Riff
AM522 | S5899On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Pete Brown (alto sax, vocals) Kenny Watts (piano) Herman Mitchell (guitar) Al Hall (bass) Eddie Nicholson (drums)
NYC, August 1, 1944
S5495Boot Zoot
S5496It's Great
S5497Lazy Day
S5498Sunshine Blues
Stuff Smith (violin, vocals) Jimmy Jones (piano) John Levy (bass) Rosalie Young (vocals)
NYC, September 26, 1944
S5726Don'tcha Pay Him No Mind
S5727Is Is
S5728Two Faced Woman
Frank Newton (trumpet) Hank D'Amico (clarinet) Don Byas (tenor sax) Dave Rivera (piano) Sid Weiss (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, October 10, 1944
NSC9Hank's Pranks
NSC10Juke Box Judy
NSC11Shy Little Witch From Greenwich
NSC12Gone At Dawn
Dave Page (trumpet) Herbie Fields (clarinet) Jay Peters (tenor sax) Lionel Hampton (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) Charlie Harris (bass) George Jones (drums)
NYC, May 30, 1945
S5820Camp Meeting
S5821Four O'Clock Blues
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Bill Doggett (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, January 7, 1946
S5870Don't Blame Me (alternate take)
S5873Jacquet In The Box (alternate take)
same personnel
NYC, January 8, 1946
S5874Savoy Blip (alternate take)
S5875-1Doggin' With Doggett (as Illinois Goes To Chicago)
S5876Minor Romp (alternate take)
Leonard Hawkins (trumpet) Pete Brown (alto sax) Ray Abrams (tenor sax) Kenny Watts (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Arthur Herbert (drums) Cousin Joe (vocals)
NYC, January 13, 1946
S5882Weddin' Day Blues
S5883Desperate G.I. Blues
S5884You Got It Comin' To You
S5885Boogie Woogie Hannah
Neal Hefti (trumpet) Lem Davis (alto sax) Hal Singer (tenor sax) Sanford Gold (piano) John Simmons (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, March 6, 1946
S5894Theme On The Beam
S5895Solace
S5896Chitlin Strut
S5897Daily Double
Courtney Williams (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Lem Davis (alto sax) Sanford Gold (piano) Al Hall (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, May 10, 1946
S59038I Don't Believe
S59039I Never Knew
S59040Lovely You
S59041G-U-M-P-E-Y

SJL 2225   Various Artists - The Be Bop Boys

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto sax) Bud Powell (piano) Al Hall (bass) Wallace Bishop (drums)
NYC, August 23, 1946
S3338Bebop In Pastel (aka Bouncing With Bud)
S3339Fool's Fancy (aka Wail)
S3340Bombay
S3341ARay's Idea
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto sax) Bud Powell (piano) Al Hall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, September 4, 1946
S3342Serenade To A Square
S3343AGood Kick
S3344Seven Up
S3345Blues In Bebop
Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) John Brown (alto sax) James Moody (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Joe Harris (drums) Gil Fuller (arranger)
NYC, September 25, 1946
S3354-2For Hecklers Only
S3355BSmoky Hollow Jump
S3356BBoppin' The Blues (as Dizz-Moody)
S3357BMoody Speaks
Elmon Wright (trumpet) Ernie Henry, Howard Johnson (alto sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) John Lewis (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Kenny Hagood (vocals)
NYC, August 27, 1947
S3449Baby I'm Comin' Home
S3450The Way You Look Tonight
Joe Newman (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor, alto sax) Leo Parker (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, December 19, 1947
S3495-2Wee Dot
S3495-4-
S3496Solitude
S3497-2The Lion Roars
S3497-4-
Joe Newman (trumpet) Charlie Rouse (tenor sax -3/5) Leo Parker (baritone sax) Sir Charles Thompson (piano) Al Lucas (bass) Jack "The Bear" Parker (drums)
Detroit, MI, March 23, 1948
1. D842On The House
2. D843Dinky
3. D846Leo's Bells
4. D847Sweet Talkin' Leo
5. D848Swinging For Love
Dave Burns, Mustapha Daleel, Bill Massey, Abdul Salaam (trumpet) Charlie Johnson, Haleen Rasheed, Clarence Ross, Rip Tarrant (trombone) Jimmy Heath, Sahib Shihab (alto sax) Pritchard Cheesman, Billy Mitchell (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Milt Jackson (vibes, piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Gil Fuller (arranger, conductor, vocals)
NYC, June 11, 1949
D172 | D268Mean To Me
D173Blues For A Debutante
D174 | D268The Scene Changes
D175Tropicana
Johnny Morris (trombone) Nat Harper (tenor sax) Walt Harper (piano) Bob Boswell (bass) Cecil Brooks (drums) Eddie Jefferson (vocals)
Pittsburgh, PA, July 11, 1952
EJ6030The Birdland Story
EJ6031I Got The Blues
EJ6032Body And Soul
EJ6033not used
EJ6034Honeysuckle Rose
Gil Askey, Hal Mitchell (trumpet) Bob Range (trombone) Buddy Tate (tenor sax) Maurice Simon (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Babs Gonzales (vocals)
NYC, October 9, 1953
SBG8600Get Out Of That Bed
SBG8601The Boss Is Back (aka Ornithology)

SJL 2226   Yusef Lateef - Gong!

Wilbur Harden (flugelhorn, balloon) Yusef Lateef (tenor sax, flute, tambourine) Hugh Lawson (piano, turkishfinger, cymbals) Ernie Farrow (bass, rabat) Oliver Jackson (drums, Chinese gong)
NYC, October 9, 1957
70138Seulb
70140Song Of Delilah
70141Sounds Of Nature
70142I've Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
701438540 Twelfth Street
70144Check Blues
same personnel
NYC, October 10, 1957
70145Prayer To The East
70146A Night In Tunisia
70147Lover Man
70148Endura
70149Love Dance
70150Gypsy Arab
70151Sram

SJL 2227   Various Artists - The Ravens - The Greatest Group Of Them All - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll, Vol. 3

Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Maithe Marshall (lead tenor vocals) Leonard Puzey (2nd tenor vocals) Warren Suttles (baritone vocals) Jimmy Ricks (bass vocals)
NYC, April 24, 1947
NSC253Mahzel Means Good Luck
NSC255For You
NSC256Would You Believe Me
same personnel
NYC, September, 1947
NSC269Write Me A Letter
NSC271Until The Real Thing Comes Along
NSC272September Song
NSC273Always
NSC276Searching For Love
same personnel
December 22, 1947
NSC345I'm Afraid Of You
NSC347Fool That I Am
NSC348Together
NSC350There's No You
same personnel
November, 1948
NSC401It's Too Soon To Know
Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Maithe Marshall (lead tenor vocals) Leonard Puzey (2nd tenor vocals) Richard Cannon (baritone vocals) Jimmy Ricks (bass vocals)
Chicago, IL, December, 1948
SP118 | STR70124Silent Night
SP119 | STR70123White Christmas
Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Maithe Marshall (lead tenor vocals) Leonard Puzey (2nd tenor vocals) Warren Suttles (baritone vocals) Jimmy Ricks (bass vocals)
January 27, 1949
NSC451Deep Purple
NSC452Sylvia
same personnel
NYC, February, 1949
NSC460Tea For Two
NSC462Without A Song
Bill Sanford (piano, arranger) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Maithe Marshall (lead tenor vocals) Leonard Puzey (2nd tenor vocals) Warren Suttles (baritone vocals) Jimmy Ricks (bass vocals)
July, 1949
NSC482There's Nothing Like A Woman In Love
NSC483Careless Love
NSC484If You Didn't Mean It
NSC485Moonglow
Bill Sanford (piano, celeste, arranger) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Maithe Marshall (lead tenor vocals) Leonard Puzey (2nd tenor vocals) Warren Suttles (baritone vocals) Jimmy Ricks (bass vocals)
September, 1949
NSC494Someday
NSC495Lilacs In The Rain
Bill Sanford (piano, arranger) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Maithe Marshall (lead tenor vocals) Leonard Puzey (2nd tenor vocals) Warren Suttles (baritone vocals) Jimmy Ricks (bass vocals)
January, 1950
NSC553I've Been A Fool
NSC554It's The Talk Of The Town
NSC556No More Kisses For My Baby
Bill Sanford (piano, arranger) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Maithe Marshall (lead tenor vocals) Leonard Puzey (2nd tenor vocals) Louis Heyward (baritone vocals) Jimmy Ricks (bass vocals)
August, 1950
NSC629Who's Sorry Now
NSC630I've Got The World On A String

SJL 2228   The Individualism Of Pee Wee Russell

Ruby Braff (trumpet) Ephy Resnick (trombone) Pee Wee Russell (clarinet) Red Richards (piano) John Field (bass) Kenny John (drums)
"Storyville Club", Boston, MA, January 27, 1952
Love Is Just Around The Corner (as Euphoria Is Here To Stay)
Squeeze Me
Ballin' The Jack (as Ballin' The Four Bar Break)
I'd Do Most Anything For You
The Lady Is A Tramp
California, Here I Come
Baby, Won't You Please Come Home
St. James Infirmary
The Lady's In Love With You
Struttin' With Some Barbecue
St. Louis Blues
Sweet Lorraine
Sentimental Journey
If I Had You
Coquette

SJL 2229   The Individualism Of Wild Bill Davison

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Ed Hubbell (trombone) Frank Chase (clarinet) George Wein (piano -1/7) Ev Schwarz (piano -8,9) John Field (bass) John Vine (drums)
"Storyville Club", Boston, MA, November 7, 1951
1. SBD4385At The Jazz Band Ball
2. SBD4387A Blues
3. SBD4388Exactly Like You
4. SBD4389Beale Street Blues
5. SBD4390Sweet Georgia Brown
6. SBD4391If I Could Be With You
7. SBD4392Original Dixieland One-Step
8. SBD4393Struttin' With Some Barbecue
9. SBD4395'S Wonderful
Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Cutty Cutshall (trombone) Ed Hall (clarinet) Gene Schroeder (piano) Eddie Condon (guitar) Bob Casey (bass) Buzzy Drootin (drums)
broadcast, NYC, December 10, 1951
Dippermouth Blues
Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now
Squeeze Me
Memphis Blues
same personnel
broadcast, NYC, January 1, 1952
Beale Street Blues
Mandy Make Up Your Mind
Just The Blues
Riverboat Shuffle
Medley
same personnel
broadcast, NYC, January 28, 1952
Sweet Georgia Brown
The One I Love Belongs To Somebody Else
Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave To Me
Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Cutty Cutshall (trombone) Ed Hall (clarinet) Gene Schroeder (piano) Bob Casey (bass) Cliff Leeman (drums)
broadcast, NYC, February 25, 1952
Original Dixieland One-Step
Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams

SJL 2230   Johnny Otis - The Original Otis Show - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll, Vol. 4

Teddy Buckner, Billy Jones, Harry Parr Jones, Loyal Walker (trumpet) Henry Coker, Jap Jones, John Pettigrew, Eli Robinson (trombone) Rene Bloch, Bob Harris (alto sax) Paul Quinichette, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Leon Beck (baritone sax) Bill Doggett (piano) Bernie Cobbs (guitar) Curtis Counce (bass) Johnny Otis (drums) Jimmy Rushing (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, September 13, 1945
JO141AMy Baby's Business
JO141BPreston Love's Mansion
JO142AJimmy's Round-The-Clock Blues
JO142-2Harlem Nocturne
Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet -2,3) George Washington (trombone -2,3) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax -2,3) Walter Henry (baritone sax) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) two unknown (guitar -1) Gene Phillips (Hawaiian guitar -2,3) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther, Redd Lyte, Junior Ryder (vocals -2,3) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group -2,3) Johnny Otis (director -1, vibes, drums -2,3)
Los Angeles, CA, November 10, 1949
1. SLA4443Boogie Guitar
2. SLA4445There's Rain In My Eyes
3. SLA4446-1Hangover Blues
Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano, vocals) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1949
SLA4452-1If It's So Baby
Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Lorenzo Holden, Big Jay McNeely (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone sax) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Redd Lyte (vocals) Johnny Otis (director)
Los Angeles, CA, December 23, 1949
SLA4459The Little Red Hen
SLA4460-4New Orleans Shuffle
John Anderson (trumpet -1/4) Floyd Turnham (alto sax -1/4) Big Jay McNeely (tenor sax) Bobby McNeely (baritone sax -1/4) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Mel Walker (vocals -1/4) Little Esther (vocals -5) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group) Johnny Otis (director -1/4, vibes -5)
Los Angeles, CA, January 11, 1950
1. SLA5101-3The Turkey Hop, Part 1
2. SLA5102-3The Turkey Hop, Part 2
3. SLA5103-2Blues Nocturne
4. SLA5104ACry Baby
5. SLA5106I Found Out My Troubles
Lorenzo Holden (tenor sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, February 13, 1950
SLA5109I'm Living O.K.
SLA5110-1Ain't No Use Beggin'
SLA5111You're Fine But Not My Kind
Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone, alto sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther, Redd Lyte, Mel Walker (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, February 27, 1950
SLA5113-3Cool And Easy
SLA5114Mistrutin' Blues
SLA5115-3Dreamin' Blues
add Hosea Sapp (trumpet)
Chicago, IL, June 20, 1950
SAV6815Deceivin' Blues
Lee Graves (vocals) replaces Lyte
NYC, August 12, 1950
SAV6820Sunset To Dawn
SAV6821Wedding Boogie
SAV6823Love Will Break You Heart For You
omit Sapp, Graves
NYC, September 19, 1950
SS6833Rockin' Blues
Lorenzo Holden (tenor sax) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Johnny Otis (drums) Marilyn Scott (vocals)
SS6836Beer Bottle Boogie
SS6837Uneasy Blues
Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone, vocals) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone, alto sax) Johnny Otis (vibes, vocals) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Mel Walker (vocals)
NYC, March 19, 1951
SS6841All Nite Long
same personnel
NYC, March 21, 1951
SS6844Honky Tonk Boogie
SS6845Because I Love My Baby So
SS6847Three Magic Words

SJL 2231   Gigi Gryce, Duke Jordan, Hall Overton - Signals

Hall Overton (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums) + overdubs: Phil Woods (alto sax)
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 8, 1955
(101)You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To +
(102)Yesterdays +
(103)It's Only A Paper Moon +
(104)Pennies From Heaven +
Duke Jordan (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) + overdubs: Gigi Gryce (alto sax)
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 7, 1955
(105)Sometimes I'm Happy +
(106)Embraceable You +
(107)Jordu +
(108)Oh Yeah (as Oh Yeah) +
Gigi Gryce (alto sax) Thelonious Monk (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 15, 1955
114Brake's Sake
115Gallop's Gallop
116Shuffle Boil
117Nica's Tempo
Art Farmer (trumpet) Eddie Bert (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Horace Silver (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Ernestine Anderson (vocals)
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 22, 1955
118Social Call
119(You'll Always Be) The One I Love
Art Farmer (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Gunther Schuller (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Horace Silver (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
120Smoke Signal
121In Meditatiing Mood
122Speculation
123Kerry Dance
** same contents as Signal S 1201 + 8 bonus tracks.

SJL 2232   J.J. Johnson - Mad Be Bop

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Bud Powell (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, June 26, 1946
S3309-1Jay Bird
S3309-9-
S3309-11Jay Bird (as Fly Jay)
S3310-1Coppin' The Bop
S3311-1Hey Jay Jay
S3311-2-
S3311-4-
S3312-1Mad Bebop
J.J. Johnson (trombone) Leo Parker (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Al Lucas (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, December 24, 1947
S3519Boneology
S3520Down Vernon's Alley
S3521Yesterdays
S3522Riffette
J.J. Johnson (trombone) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, May 11, 1949
S36-130-1Audobahn
S36-130-3Audobahn (Audubon)
S36-131Don't Blame Me
S36-132-2Goof Square
S36-132-4-
S36-132-8-
S36-133-3Bee Jay
S36-133-5-
J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Billy Bauer (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 24, 1954
Blues For Trombones
What Is This Thing Called Love
Lament
The Major
J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Wally Cirillo (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 26, 1954
Bernie's Tune
Reflections
Co-Op
Blues In Twos

SJL 2233   Various Artists - Ladies Sing The Blues

Frank Newton (trumpet) Morris Lounds (tenor sax) Reuben "June" Cole (piano) Harold Underhill (guitar) Billy Taylor (bass -1/3) Slam Stewart (bass -4) Cozy Cole (drums) Miss Rhapsody (vocals)
NYC, November 21, 1944
1. S5751Blues In My Heart
2. S5752Sugar
3. S5753Downhearted Blues
4. S5754Sweet Man
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Gene Sedric (clarinet) Sammy Price (alto sax) Don Byas (tenor sax) Leonard Ware (guitar) Oscar Smith (bass) Doc West (drums) Albinia Jones (vocals)
NYC, April 14, 1945
NSC49Evil Gal Blues
NSC50Salty Papa Blues
NSC51Albinia's Blues
NSC52Don't You Wear No Black
Freddie Webster (trumpet) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Walter Thomas (tenor sax) Reuben "June" Cole (piano) Harold Underhill (guitar) Billy Taylor (bass) Cozy Cole (drums) Miss Rhapsody (vocals)
NYC, May 15, 1945
S5814He May Be Your Man
S5816The Night Before Judgement Day
S5817I Feel For You
Ray Preasly (trombone) George Johnson (tenor sax) Fletcher Smith (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Booker T. Hart (drums) Linda Hopkins (vocals)
San Francisco, CA, May 10, 1951
SF967Walkin' And Talkin' Blues
SF968Sad And Lonely
SF969Me And Dirty Blues
SF970Baby, Please Come Home
Money Johnson (trumpet) Warren Lucky, Hal Singer (tenor sax) Kelly Owens (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Sol Hall (drums) Esther Phillips (vocals)
NYC, May 2, 1956
SLE6846Longing In My Heart
SLE6847You Can Bet Your Life
SLE6848'T Ain't Whatcha Say
SLE6849If It's New To You
Dave McRae (alto sax) Buddy Lucas, Warren Lucky (tenor sax) Leslie Johnakins (baritone sax) Kelly Owens (piano, arranger) Mickey Baker (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Sol Hall (drums) Big Maybelle (vocals)
NYC, May 14, 1956
SBM6857Pitiful
Dave McRae (alto sax) Buddy Lucas, Warren Lucky (tenor sax) Leslie Johnakins (baritone sax) Kelly Owens (piano, arranger) Mickey Baker (guitar) Ed Sneed (bass) Sol Hall (drums) Big Maybelle (vocals)
NYC, July 20, 1956
SBM6869There I've Said It Again
SBM6871Tell Me Who
Frank Rehak (trombone) Sahib Shihab (alto sax) Jerome Richardson (tenor sax) George Barrow (baritone sax) Don Abney (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Big Maybelle (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, April 13, 1957
SBM70025A Little Bird Told Me
unknown (trombone) 2 unknown (alto sax) unknown (tenor sax) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Big Maybelle (vocals)
NYC, November 26, 1957
SBM70173Ramblin' Blues
SBM70174Blues Early, Early, Part 1
SBM70175Blues Early, Early, Part 2
Esther Phillips (vocals) and others
February 19, 1959
SLE70497It's So Good
SLE70498Do You Ever Think Of Me
SLE70499Papa Do
unknown (trumpet, alto, tenor, baritone sax, piano, guitar, bass, drums) Big Maybelle (vocals)
probably NYC?, March 16, 1959
SBM70522A Good Man Is Hard To Find

SJL 2234   Various Artists - Honkers And Screamers

Milton Larkins (trombone) Hal Singer (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Franklin Skeete (bass) Heywood Jackson (drums)
NYC, circa June, 1948
S35-124Swanee River
S35-126A Plug For Cliff

SJL 2235   Various Artists - New Music - 2nd Wave

Paul Bley (piano) Steve Swallow (bass) Pete La Roca (drums)
Medallion Studio, Newark, NJ, August 17, 1962
SPB6470Crossroads (as The Circle With The Hole In The Middle)
same personnel
Medallion Studio, Newark, NJ, September 12, 1963
Start
Bill Dixon (trumpet) Ken McIntyre (alto sax, oboe) George Barrow (tenor sax) Howard Johnson (baritone sax, tuba) Hal Dodson, Dave Izenzon (bass) Howard McRae (drums)
NYC, February 4, 1964
64-059Winter Song 1964
64-060The 12th December
Ted Curson (trumpet -1,2) Don Cherry (trumpet -3) John Tchicai (alto sax) Archie Shepp (tenor sax) Ronnie Boykins (bass) Sonny Murray (drums)
NYC, February 5, 1964
1. 64-061Where Poppies Bloom
2. 64-062Like A Blessed Baby Lamb
3. 64-063Consequences
John Gilmore (tenor sax) Paul Bley (piano) Gary Peacock (bass) Paul Motian (drums)
Mirasound Studios, NYC, March 9, 1964
Around Again
Ida Lupino
Syndrome
Mike Zwerin (trombone, bass trumpet) Kathy Morris (cello) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Robert Pozar (drums)
1966
The Mechanical Answering Service Of Chris And Martha White
Maia
George Turner (cornet) Marty Cook (trombone) Marzette Watts (tenor sax) Frank Kipers (violin) Bobby Few (piano) Joony Booth, Cevera Jeffers, Steve Tintweiss (bass) Tom Berge, J.C. Moses (drums) Amy Schaefer, Patty Waters (vocals)
NYC, 1968
Lonely Woman
Marzette Watts (tenor sax) Bill Dixon (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
Play It Straight

SJL 2236   Various Artists - Brothers And Other Mothers, Vol. 2

Kai Winding (trombone) Allen Eager (tenor sax) Marty Napoleon (piano) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Teddy Reig (director)
NYC, January 22, 1947
S3375O-Go-Mo
S3376-2Mr. Dues
S3377Oh, Kai (as Kai's Day)
S3378Saxon
Doug Mettome (trumpet) Allen Eager (tenor sax) George Wallington (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
NYC, November 6, 1947
S3469-2Nightmare Allen
S3469-5-
S3470-3Churchmouse
S3470-4-
S3471-4Jane's Bounce
S3471-5-
S3472-3Unmeditated
S3472-4-
Jerry Lloyd (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Brew Moore (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) George Wallington (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, May 20, 1949
S36-134-1Mug Bug
S36-134-6-
S36-135-1Gold Rush
S36-135-5-
S36-136-4Lestorian Mode
S36-136-5-
S36-137-2Kai's Kid
S36-137-5-
Phil Urso (tenor sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Howie Mann (drums)
NYC, April 14, 1953
SPU4329Little Pres
SPU4330Three Little Words
SPU4331Don't Take Your Love From Me
SPU4332She's Funny That Way
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Phil Urso (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, April 30, 1954
SPU4513Chiketa
SPU4514Wizzard Gizzard
SPU4515Stop Watch
SPU4516Ozzie's Ode
Bernie Privin (trumpet) Toots Mondello (alto sax) Al Cohn, Jerry Sanfino, Wolf Taine (tenor sax) Romeo Penque (baritone sax) Bernie Leighton (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, May 3, 1956
69196I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter
69199The Sheik Of Araby
Bernie Previn (trumpet) Al Cohn (tenor sax) Bernie Leighton (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, June 14, 1956
69226My Heart Stood Still
69228How Long Has This Been Going On

SJL 2237   Ernie Wilkins - The Trumpet Album

Ray Copeland (trumpet -1/5,10) Idrees Sulieman (trumpet -1/5,7) Donald Byrd (trumpet -1/5,8) Ernie Royal (trumpet -1/5,9) Joe Wilder (trumpet -1/6) Hank Jones (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Ernie Wilkins (arranger, director)
NYC, November 8, 1955
1. 69064Top Brass
2. 69065Trick Or Treat
3. 6906658 Market Street
4. 69067Speedway
5. 69069Dot
6. 69070Willow Weep For Me
7. 69071Imagination
8. 69072It Might As Well Be Spring
9. 69073The Nearness Of You
10. 69074Taking A Chance On Love

SJL 2238   no information

SJL 2239   Curtis Fuller - All-Star Sextets

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Benny Golson (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 25, 1959
It's All Right With Me
Arabia
I'll Walk Alone
Judy's Dilemma
Wheatleigh Hall
Thad Jones (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Benny Golson (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 17, 1959
Kachin
Bang Bang
Imagination
Blues De Funk
Lido Road
** same contents as Savoy MG 12143 + MG 12144.

SJL 2240   no information

SJL 2241   no information

SJL 2242   Various Artists - Black California, Vol. 2 - Anthology

Russell Jacquet (trumpet) Gus Evans (alto sax) Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Arthur Dennis (baritone sax) Jimmy Bunn (piano) Leo Blevins (guitar) Herman Washington (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums) Numa Lee Davis (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, September 21, 1946
JRC235-2Wake Up Old Maid (take 2)
JRC235-5Wake Up Old Maid (take 5)
JRC235-10Wake Up Old Maid
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)
JRC236-5Blues A La Russ (take 5)
JRC236-7Blues A La Russ (take 7)
JRC236-11Blues A La Russ
Al Killian (trumpet) Sonny Criss (alto sax) Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Ken Kennedy (drums)
"Elks Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947
BOP50Blow Blow Blow, Part 1
BOP51Blow Blow Blow, Part 2
BOP52Blow Blow Blow, Part 3
BOP53Blow Blow Blow, Part 4

SJL 2243   no information

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SJL 2245   Sahib Shihab - All Star Sextets

Phil Woods (alto sax) Benny Golson (tenor sax) Sahib Shihab (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 9, 1957
70085SMTWTFSS Blues
70088The Moors
70089Jamilla
Phil Woods (alto sax) Benny Golson (tenor sax) Sahib Shihab (baritone sax) Bill Evans (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 7, 1957
Blu-A-Round
Le Sneak
Ballad To The East
Ba-Dat-Du-Dat

SJL 2246   Various Artists - Black Swing Tradition

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Buster Bailey (clarinet) Russell Procope (alto sax) Billy Kyle (piano) John Kirby (bass) O'Neil Spencer (drums)
NYC, May, 1940
US1759-1Should I
US1760-1The Blue Room
US1761-1April In Paris
US1762-1Am I Blue
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Buster Bailey (clarinet) Benny Carter (alto sax) Billy Kyle (piano) John Kirby (bass) Zutty Singleton (drums) Judy Ellington (vocals -1,2)
NYC, June, 1940
1. US1841-1Seems Like A Month Of Sundays
2. US1842-1Fable Of A Rose
3. US1843-1Pinetop's Boogie Woogie
4. US1844-1Eccentric Rag

SJL 2247   Various Artists - The Modern Jazz Piano Album

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto sax) Bud Powell (piano) Al Hall (bass) Wallace Bishop (drums)
NYC, August 23, 1946
S3338-4Bebop In Pastel (alternate take)
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto sax) Bud Powell (piano) Al Hall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, September 4, 1946
S3344-?Seven Up (alternate take)
S3345-?Blues In Bebop (alternate take) (as Blues A La Bud)
Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) John Levy (bass)
NYC, October 23, 1947
T1391Supersonic
T1391-masterSupersonic (alternate take)
T1392On A Planet
T1393Air Pocket
T1394Celestia
Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Thomas Mandrus (bass) Joe Wallace (drums)
Pittsburgh, PA, July 21, 1950
PIT8600My Foolish Heart
PIT8601Blue Room
PIT8602Why Was I Born
PIT8603The Night Is Young
George Wallington (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, November 21, 1951
Twins
Polka Dot
I'll Remember April
High Score
Hyacinth
Joy Bell
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Fine And Dandy
Herbie Nichols (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Chocolate Williams (bass, vocals) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, March 6, 1952
HL311My Lady Gingersnap (as Lady Ginger Snaps)
Herbie Nichols (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Chocolate Williams (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
HL313Who's Blues
HL314'S Wonderful
HL315Nichols And Dimes
Donald Byrd (trumpet) John LaPorta (alto sax) Horace Silver (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 30, 1956
69134Budo
69135I Married An Angel
69136The Jazz Message (Freedom For All)

SJL 2248   no information

SJL 2249   Frank Foster, Frank Wess - Two Frank Please

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Ronnell Bright (piano) Eddie Jones (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, October 13, 1957
70135M.C.
70136La Jolie
70137Southside

SJL 2250   Boyd Raeburn - Jewells

Conte Candoli, Buddy Colaneri, Norman Faye, Bernie Glow (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Leon Cox (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Lloyd Otto, Al Richman (French horn) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Sam Spumberg (alto sax) Shirley Thompson (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre, Jerry Sanfino (tenor, alto sax) Hy Mandel (baritone sax) Boyd Raeburn (bass, soprano sax, arranger) Ray Rossi (piano) Steve Jordan (guitar) Joe Berisce (bass) Irv Kluger (drums) Doug Jones (percussion) Ginnie Powell (vocals) Johnny Richards (arranger)
NYC, August 14, 1947
46The Lady Is A Tramp
47How High The Moon
48Trouble Is A Man
49St. Louis Blues

SJL 2251   Various Artists - Giants Of Traditional Jazz

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SJL 2252   The Original Johnny Otis Show, Vol. 2

Nat Meeks (trumpet) Walter Henry (alto sax) James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Charlie Norris (guitar) Shifty Henry (bass) Al Wichard (drums) Herman Pattus (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, July 27, 1949
SLA4422Slow Blues
SLA4424-3I'll Never Smile Again

SJL 2253   no information

SJL 2254   no information

SJL 2255   no information

SJL 2256   Various Artists - Ladies Sing The Blues

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SJL 2257   Various Artists - Bird's Night - A Celebration Of The Music Of Charlie Parker

Phil Woods (alto sax) Frank Socolow (alto, tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"Five Spot Cafe", NYC, August 12, 1957
Parker's Mood
Steeplechase
Buzzy
Scrapple From The Apple
same session
Scrapple From The Apple (take 1) +
Confirmation +
Yardbird Suite +
** same contents as Signal S 1204 + 3 bonus tracks.

SJL 2258   Little Esther - The Complete Savoy Recordings

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SJL 2259   no information

SJL 2260   no information