Savoy Records Discography: 1951

1951

Johnny Otis And His Orchestra

Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Walter Henry (alto sax) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Redd Lyte, Mel Walker (vocals) The Barreleers (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, January 5, 1951
SLA13006-1Gee BabySavoy 777
SLA13007Fools Goldunissued
SLA13008Feel Like Crying AgainSavoy 821
SLA13009-1Heartache Here I ComeSavoy 849
SLA13010Turn The Lights Down Babyunissued
SLA13011Hold Me Close-
SLA13012-1Gonna Take A Train-
SLA13012-2-Savoy 855
* Savoy 777   Johnny Otis - Gee Baby / Mambo Boogie
* Savoy 821   Mel Walker - Sunset To Dawn / Feel Like Crying Again
* Savoy 849   Mel Walker - Heartache Here I Come / Help Me Blues
* Savoy 855   Johnny Otis - It Ain't The Beauty / Gonna Take A Train

Johnny Otis And His Orchestra

Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Walter Henry (alto sax) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Linda Hopkins (vocals) The Barreleers (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, January 9, 1951
SLA13014Doggin' BluesSavoy 780; EmArcy MG 36014
SLA13015Chitlin' SwitchSavoy 824
SLA13016Warning BluesSavoy 812
SLA13017Living And Loving YouSavoy 780
* EmArcy MG 36014   Joe Turner And Pete Johnson
* Savoy 780   Johnny Otis - Doggin' Blues / Living And Loving You
* Savoy 824   Johnny Otis - Get Together Blues / Chitlin' Switch
* Savoy 812   Johnny Otis - Warning Blues / I'll Ask My Heart

Johnny Otis And His Orchestra

Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Walter Henry (alto sax) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Linda Hopkins, Mel Walker (vocals): Mel Walker (vocals) replaces The Barreleers
Los Angeles, CA, January 10, 1951
SLA13018-4Mambo BoogieSavoy 777, 1132
SLA13019-1New LoveSavoy 788
SLA1302Just Another Flameunissued
SLA13020-1I'll Ask My HeartSavoy 812
* Savoy 777   Johnny Otis - Gee Baby / Mambo Boogie
* Savoy 1132   Johnny Otis - Mambo Boogie / Robert Banks - Mambo Blues
* Savoy 788   Johnny Otis - All Nite Long / New Love
* Savoy 812   Johnny Otis - Warning Blues / I'll Ask My Heart

Rolf Ericsons Orkester

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Arne Domnerus (alto sax) Rolf Blomquist (tenor sax) Lars Gullin (baritone sax) Gunnar Svensson (piano) Yngve Akerberg (bass) Jack Noren (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, January 10, 1951
FG389 | D6068Lullaby In RhythmArtist (Swd) B 3050; Discovery 1733, DL 2008
FG390 | D6069Git StraightArtist (Swd) B 3049; Discovery DL 2008
FG391Jumpin' With Symphony SidArtist (Swd) B 3049
FG392 | D6067The Nearness Of YouArtist (Swd) B 3050; Discovery 1731, DL 2008
* Discovery DL 2008   Rolf Ericson - Swedish Pastry
* Artist (Swd) B 3050   Rolf Ericson - Lullaby In Rhythm / The Nearness Of You
* Discovery 1733   Rolf Ericson, Reinhold Svensson - Conversation / Lullaby In Rhythm
* Artist (Swd) B 3049   Rolf Ericson - Git Straight / Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
* Discovery 1731   Rolf Ericson - The Nearness Of You / Strike Up The Band

The Four Buddies

Earres Prince (piano) Rene Hall (guitar) Ted Sinolair (bass) Herbie Cowans (drums) Leon "Larry" Harrison (lead tenor vocals) Gregory Carroll (2nd tenor vocals) Bert Palmer (baritone vocals) Tommy Smith (bass vocals) (vocal group)
NYC, January 13, 1951
US11671Sweet SlumberSavoy 779
US11672My Summer's GoneSavoy 789
US11673Moonlight In Your Eyesunissued
US11674It Could Have Been Me-
* Savoy 779   The Four Buddies - Don't Leave Me Now / Sweet Slumber
* Savoy 789   The Four Buddies - My Summer's Gone / Why At A Time Like This

Zilla Mays With Fats Jackson

Zilla Mays (vocals) Fats Jackson
Atlanta, GA, January 22, 1951
SGA21660Bight Shift BluesSavoy unissued
SGA21661Don't Laugh At Me-
SGA21662Daddy Sees Again-
SGA21663I'm Still Singin' My Song-
SGA21664Stone Mountain Rock-

Mary DeLoatch

unknown (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Mary DeLoatch (vocals) The Evans Gospel Quartet (vocal group)
Atlanta, GA, January 23, 1951
SGA21665The New Gospel StreetRegent 1042
SGA21666Oh Jesus My SaviorSavoy unissued
SGA21667If You Only KnewRegent 1034
SGA21668Mother Dear-
* Regent 1042   Mary DeLoatch - The New Gospel Street / The Lord's Gospel Train
* Regent 1034   Mary DeLoatch - Mother Dear / If You Only Knew

Tommy Brown

Tommy Brown (vocals) possibly The Griffin Brothers
Atlanta, GA, January 24, 1951
SGA21670Double Faced DeaconSavoy 813
SGA21671V-8 Baby-
SGA21672The House Near The Railroad TrackRegent 1030; Acorn 318
SGA21673Atlanta Boogie-
* Acorn 318   Tommy Brown - The House Near The Railroad Track / Atlanta Boogie
* Savoy 813   Tommy Brown - Double Faced Deacon / V-8 Baby
* Regent 1030   Tommy Brown - Atlanta Boogie / The House Near The Railroad Track

Dimples Harris Trio

Mario Delagarde (bass) Carl Burton, Dimples Harris
Los Angeles, CA, January 24, 1951
SR1-2Che Bongo BluesRegent 1045
SR2-6I Do BelieveSavoy unissued
SR3-3Good Timing Papa-
SR4-2Call Me DaddyRegent 1045
* Regent 1045   Dimples Harris - Che Bongo Blues / Call Me Daddy

George Benson Sextet

George Benson (alto sax) unknown (piano) unknown (organ) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unknown (congas)
Detroit, MI, February 14, 1951
DET3100AThe Nearness Of YouRegent 1032
DET3100BBegin The Beguine-
DET3101My Heart Cries For YouRegent 1031
DET3102When Day Is Done-
* Regent 1032   George Benson - The Nearness Of You / Begin The Beguine
* Regent 1031   George Benson - My Heart Cries For You / When Day Is Done

Paul Williams

Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) and others
February 26, 1951
TNY4101Scratch' N' ShuffleSavoy unissued
TNY4102When Baby When-
TNY4103Rooster BoogieRegent MG 6015
TNY4104Night FallSavoy unissued
* Regent MG 6015   Various Artists - Rock And Roll

Vic Lewis And His Orchestra

Terry Lewis, Stan Reynolds, Ronnie Simmonds, Dave Usden (trumpet) Ken Goldie, Johnny Keating (trombone) Peter Howe (clarinet, alto sax) Ronnie Chamberlain (clarinet, alto, soprano sax) Ronnie Scott, Peter Warner (tenor sax) Jimmy Simmonds (baritone sax) Arthur Greenslade (piano) Alan McDonald (bass) Peter Coleman (drums) Marion Williams (vocals) Vic Lewis (conductor, vocals)
London, England, February 27, 1951
P-7-132You Go To My HeadEsquire (E) 5-029
P-7-133'Deed I Do-
P-7-134Just One Of Those ThingsEsquire (E) 5-018
P-7-135Rhapsody In Blue, Part 1Esquire (E) 5-019
P-7-136Rhapsody In Blue, Part 2-
P-7-137Thinking Of YouEsquire (E) 5-018
P-7-138 | D6093SolitaireEsquire (E) 10-124; Discovery 1752, DL 2001
P-7-139Lemon DropEsquire (E) 10-124
-Lemon Drop (alternate take)Esquire (E) 20-011
* Discovery DL 2001   Various Artists - Panorama Of British Jazz
* Esquire (E) 20-011   Various Artists - A Modern Mixture, Vol. 1
* Esquire (E) 5-029   Vic Lewis - You Go To My Head / 'Deed I Do
* Esquire (E) 5-018   Vic Lewis - Just One Of Those Things / Thinking Of You
* Esquire (E) 5-019   Vic Lewis - Rhapsody In Blue, Part 1 & 2
* Esquire (E) 10-124   Vic Lewis - Solitaire / Lemon Drop
* Discovery 1752   Vic Lewis - Solitaire / The Apple

The Ray-O-Vacs

The Ray-O-Vacs
circa February, 1951???
SCR105AHappy Am IRegent 1039
SCR112AHot Dog-
* Regent 1039   The Ray-O-Vacs - Happy Am I / Hot Dog

The Selah Singers

The Selah Singers (vocal group)
circa February, 1951???
STR-504Don't Blame The ChildrenGospel 1025
STR-505The Wicked Race-
* Gospel 1025   The Selah Singers - Don't Blame The Children / The Wicked Race

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

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 BoogieDee Gee XP 4005; Regent MG 6043; Savoy SJL 2209
DG-4015Tin Tin DeoDee Gee 3600, XP 4002, MG 1000; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
DG-2040-XBirks' WorksDee Gee 3600, XP 4003, MG 1000; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
* Regent MG 6043   Dizzy Gillespie - School Days
= Savoy MG 12204   Dizzy Gillespie - Milt Jackson - Joe Carroll
* Savoy SJL 2209   Dizzy Gillespie - Dee Gee Days
* Savoy MG 12047   Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ
* Dee Gee MG 1000   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 1
* Dee Gee XP 4005   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 6
* Dee Gee XP 4002   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 3
* Dee Gee XP 4003   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 4
* Dee Gee 3600; Swing (F) SW 374   Dizzy Gillespie - Tin Tin Daeo / Birks Works

Johnny Otis And His Orchestra

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
SS6840It Ain't The BeautySavoy 855
SS6841All Nite LongSavoy 788, SJL 2230
SS6842Help Me BluesSavoy 849
SS6843Hand Me Down Bluesunissued
* Savoy SJL 2230   Johnny Otis - The Original Otis Show - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll, Vol. 4
* Savoy 855   Johnny Otis - It Ain't The Beauty / Gonna Take A Train
* Savoy 788   Johnny Otis - All Nite Long / New Love
* Savoy 849   Mel Walker - Heartache Here I Come / Help Me Blues

Johnny Otis And His Orchestra

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): same personnel
NYC, March 21, 1951
SS6844Honky Tonk BoogieSavoy SJL 2230
SS6845Because I Love My Baby So-
SS6846Where's My Babyunissued
SS6847Three Magic WordsSavoy SJL 2230
* Savoy SJL 2230   Johnny Otis - The Original Otis Show - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll, Vol. 4

Carolina Slim

Ed Harris (guitar, vocals)
NYC, March 22, 1951
CS496Jivin' WomanSavoy 1106
CS497NII'll Get By SomehowAcorn 324; Sharp LP 2002
CS498NIBlues Knocking At My DoorAcorn 323; Sharp LP 2002
CS499NIWorry You Off My Mind-
* Sharp LP 2002   Carolina Slim
* Acorn 324   Carolina Slim - Rag Mama / I'll Get By Somehow
* Acorn 323   Carolina Slim - Blues Knocking At My Door / Worry You Off My Mind
* Savoy 1106   Jammin' Jim - Shake Boogie / Jivin' Woman

The Gay Sisters

The Gay Sisters (female vocal group)
NYC, March 22, 1951
US12667God Will Take Care Of YouSavoy 4025, MG 14021, MG 14069
US12668I'm Going To Walk Out In His NameSavoy 4025, MG 14021
US12669I'm A SoldierSavoy 4027, MG 14021
US12670That's What I Like About JesusSavoy 4046
If I Could Hear My Mother Pray AgainRegent MG 6080
* Savoy MG 14021   The Gay Sisters - God Will Take Care Of You
* Savoy MG 14069   Various Artists - Great Golden Gospel Hits, Vol. 1
* Regent MG 6080   Various Artists - A Gospel Program
* Savoy 4025   The Gay Sisters - God Will Take Care Of You / I'm Going To Walk Out In His Name
* Savoy 4027   The Gay Sisters - I'm A Soldier / God Is On Our Side
* Savoy 4046   The Gay Sisters - That's What I Like About Jesus / The Little Old Church On The Hill

Anna Crockett Singers Of Chicago

Anna Crockett Singers Of Chicago (vocal group)
April 2, 1951
CJ1476I'm Going ThroughSavoy 4028
CJ1477unknown titleCJ unknown
CJ1478--
CJ1479Send Your Blessing DownSavoy 4028
* Savoy 4028   Anna Crockett Singers Of Chicago - I'm Going Through / Send Your Blessing Down

Elmer Warner

Elmer Warner (guitar, vocals) and others
NYC, April 3, 1951
S6849Bring Back My LoveSavoy 784; Acorn 321
S6850Long Journeyunissued
S6851Sometimes I Wonder-
S6852I Must Be Out Of My MindSavoy 784; Acorn 321
* Acorn 321   Elmer Warner - Bring Back My Love / I Must Be Out Of My Mind
* Savoy 784   Elmer Warner - Bring Back My Love / I Must Be Out Of My Mind

The Beale Street Gang With Milt Buckner

Tyree Glenn (trombone) Harold Clark (tenor sax) Reuben Phillips (baritone sax) Milt Buckner (piano, vocals) Aaron Bell (bass) Tim Kennedy (drums)
NYC, April 5, 1951
SAV6853Red Red WineSavoy 785
SAV6854Boogie GruntSavoy 785, XP 8064, MG 15023
SAV6855I Love My Babyunissued
SAV6856Slow RockSavoy XP 8065
* Savoy MG 15023   Milt Buckner At The Piano
* Savoy XP 8064   Milt Buckner, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8065   Milt Buckner, Vol. 2
* Savoy 785   The Beale Street Gang - Red Red Wine / Boogie Grunt

Red Norvo Trio

Red Norvo (vibes) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, April 13, 1951
D480If I Had YouDiscovery 166, EP 18, DL 3018; Savoy MG 12088, SJL 2212
D481-1This Can't Be Love (take 1)Savoy SJL 2212
D481-2This Can't Be Love (take 2)-
D481-3This Can't Be Love (mst. take)Discovery 167, EP 18, DL 3018; Savoy MG 12088, SJL 2212
D482-1Godchild (take 1)Savoy SJL 2212
D482-2Godchild (take 2)-
D482-3Godchild (mst. take)Discovery 167, EP 18, DL 3018; Savoy MG 12088, SJL 2212
D483-3I'm YoursDiscovery 166, EP 18, DL 3018; Savoy MG 12093, SJL 2212
* Savoy MG 12088   Red Norvo - Move!
* Savoy SJL 2212   The Red Norvo Trio With Tal Farlow And Charles Mingus
* Savoy MG 12093   Red Norvo, George Shearing - Midnight On Cloud 69
* Discovery DL 3018   Red Norvo Trio, Vol. 2
* Discovery EP 18   Red Norvo Trio
* Discovery 166   Red Norvo - If I Had You / I'm Yours
* Discovery 167   Red Norvo - This Can't Be Love / Godchild

Billy Wright

Billy Wright (vocals) John Peck's Band
probably Atlanta, GA, April 15, 1951
SC4014Drinkin' And Thinkin'Savoy 827
SGA4015New Kid Of Lovin'Savoy 819
SGA4016Restless Bluesunissued
SGA4017Remember Me-
* Savoy 827   Billy Wright - Keep Your Lamp Down Low / Drinkin' And Thinkin'
* Savoy 819   Billy Wright - When The Wagon Comes / New Kid Of Lovin'

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet / Dizzy Gillespie All Stars

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 GoodDee Gee 3602, XP 4003, MG 1000; Regent MG 6043; Savoy SJL 2209
DG-4000Love Me Pretty BabyDee Gee 3609, XP 4004; Regent MG 6043; Savoy SJL 2209
DG-5104/5105The ChampDee Gee 3604, XP 4000, MG 1000; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
* Regent MG 6043   Dizzy Gillespie - School Days
= Savoy MG 12204   Dizzy Gillespie - Milt Jackson - Joe Carroll
* Savoy SJL 2209   Dizzy Gillespie - Dee Gee Days
* Savoy MG 12047   Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ
* Dee Gee MG 1000   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 1
* Dee Gee XP 4003   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 4
* Dee Gee XP 4004   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 5
* Dee Gee XP 4000   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 1
* Dee Gee 3602   Joe Carroll, Dizzy Gillespie - Lady Be Good / Kenny Clarke - Klook Returns
* Dee Gee 3609, 7 3609   Dizzy Gillespie, Melvin Moore - Love Me Pretty Baby / Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Carroll - Nobody Knows
* Dee Gee 3604; Swing (F) SW 375   Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ, Part 1 & 2

Ronnie Scott Boptet

Jimmy Deuchar (trumpet) Spike Robinson (alto sax) Ronnie Scott (tenor sax) Victor Feldman (piano) Lennie Bush (bass) Tony Crombie (drums)
London, England, April 21, 1951
M-7-166-3 | D6109Chasin' The BirdEsquire (E) 10-141, ESQ 303; Discovery DL 2001
M-7-167-3 | D6108Little Willie Leaps-
M-7-168-2El SinoEsquire (E) 10-154, ESQ 303
M-7-169-2Crazy Rhythm-
* Esquire (E) ESQ 303   Ronnie Scott Studio Recordings, Vol. 1 - Great Scott!
* Discovery DL 2001   Various Artists - Panorama Of British Jazz
* Esquire (E) 10-141; Discovery 1753   Ronnie Scott - Chasin' The Bird / Little Willie Leaps
* Esquire (E) 10-154   Ronnie Scott - El Sino / Crazy Rhythm

Rolf Ericsons Orkester

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Arne Domnerus (alto sax) Rolf Blomquist (tenor sax) Lars Gullin (baritone sax) Gunnar Svensson (piano) Yngve Akerberg (bass) Jack Noren (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, April 24, 1951
FG416The PipeArtist (Swd) B 3061
FG417 | D6066Strike Up The BandArtist (Swd) B 3061; Discovery 1731, DL 2008
* Discovery DL 2008   Rolf Ericson - Swedish Pastry
* Artist (Swd) B 3061   Rolf Ericson - The Pipe / Strike Up The Band
* Discovery 1731   Rolf Ericson - The Nearness Of You / Strike Up The Band

Brother Willie Eason

Brother Willie Eason (guitar, vocals)
Atlanta, GA, April 30, 1951
SGA21674There'll Be No Grumblers ThereRegent 1043
SGA21675Everybody Ought To PraySavoy unissued
SGA21676Jesus Is My Only Friend-
SGA21677I Want To Live (So God Can Use Me)Regent 1043
SGA21678Roosevelt-A Poor Man's Friend, Part 1Savoy unissued
SGA21679Roosevelt-A Poor Man's Friend, Part 2-
* Regent 1043   Brother Willie Eason - There'll Be No Grumblers There / I Want To Live

Billy Wright And Allene Phillips

Allene Phillips, Billy Wright (vocals)
Atlanta, GA, May 1, 1951
SGA21680This Love Of MineSavoy unissued
SGA21681Hey Little GirlSavoy 810
SGA21682You're For MeRegent 1040
SGA21683Got It Bad-
* Savoy 810   Billy Wright - Gotta Find My Baby / Hey Little Girl
* Regent 1040   Billy Wright, Allene Phillips - You're For Me / Got It Bad

Vic Lewis And His Orchestra

Bert Courtley, Terry Lewis, Stan Reynolds, Ronnie Simmonds (trumpet) Ken Goldie, Johnny Keating (trombone) Derek Humble (clarinet, alto sax) Ronnie Chamberlain (clarinet, alto, soprano sax) Peter Warner (tenor sax) Kathleen Stobart (tenor sax, vocals) Jimmy Simmonds (baritone sax) Arthur Greenslade (piano) Pete Blannin (bass) Peter Coleman (drums) Marion Williams (vocals) Vic Lewis (conductor, vocals)
London, England, May 7, 1951
P-7-174Vic's RiffEsquire (E) 10-134
P-7-175EverywhereEsquire (E) 10-144
P-7-176Be My LoveEsquire (E) 5-024
P-7-177 | D6092The AppleEsquire (E) 10-144; Discovery 1752, DL 2001
P-7-178Festival RiffEsquire (E) 10-134
P-7-179The Moon Was YellowEsquire (E) 10-174
P-7-180Foggy Day-
P-7-181Tea For TwoEsquire (E) 5-024
* Discovery DL 2001   Various Artists - Panorama Of British Jazz
* Esquire (E) 10-134   Vic Lewis - Vic's Riff / Festival Riff
* Esquire (E) 10-144   Vic Lewis - Everywhere / The Apple
* Esquire (E) 5-024   Vic Lewis - Be My Love / Tea For Two
* Discovery 1752   Vic Lewis - Solitaire / The Apple
* Esquire (E) 10-174   Vic Lewis - The Moon Was Yellow / Foggy Day

Linda Hopkins

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' BluesSavoy 834, SJL 2233
SF968Sad And Lonely-
SF969Me And Dirty BluesSavoy SJL 2233
SF970Baby, Please Come Home-
* Savoy SJL 2233   Various Artists - Ladies Sing The Blues
* Savoy 834   Linda Hopkins - Walkin' And Talkin' Blues / Sad And Lonely

The Four Buddies

Earres Prince (piano) Everett Barksdale (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums) Leon "Larry" Harrison (lead tenor vocals) Gregory Carroll (2nd tenor vocals) Bert Palmer (baritone vocals) Tommy Smith (bass vocals) (vocal group)
NYC, May 23, 1951
US11675Close To Youunissued
US11676Window EyesSavoy 823
US11677I'm Yoursunissued
US11678I Love You Yes I Do-
* Savoy 823   The Four Buddies - Window Eyes / Simply Say Goodbye

Calypso Rhythm Kings

Calypso Rhythm Kings
NYC, May 23, 1951
US11679Joe Louis Calypsounissued
US11680Trinidad BluesSavoy 809
US11681Boul've'se'-
US11682Straight Hair Girlunissued
* Savoy 809   Lord Beginner - Trinidad Blues / Boul've'se'

Caribbean Serenaders

Caribbean Serenaders
NYC, May 23, 1951
US11683Bongo ManSavoy unissued
US11684Linsted Market-

Clara Ward

Clara Ward, Marion Williams (vocals) and others
NYC, May 28, 1951
US7551When He SpokeSavoy 4026, MG 14034
US7552Just To Behold His FaceSavoy MG 14034
* Savoy MG 14034   The Famous Ward Singers - That Old Landmark
* Savoy 4026   Clara Ward - When He Spoke / The Ward Singers - Oh My Lord, What A Time

The Ward Singers

unknown (organ, piano) Gertrude Ward, Clara Ward, Henrietta Waddy, Marion Williams, Willa Ward Moultrie, Martha Bass (vocal group)
NYC, May 28, 1951
US7553Oh My Lord, What A TimeSavoy 4026, MG 15057, MG 14001, DBL 7015
US7554I Heard The Voice Of JesusSavoy 4030
* Savoy MG 14001   The Ward Singers - Surely God Is Able
* Savoy DBL 7015   The Best Of The Ward Singers
* Savoy MG 15057   The Famous Ward Singers - Hymns
* Savoy 4026   Clara Ward - When He Spoke / The Ward Singers - Oh My Lord, What A Time
* Savoy 4030   The Famous Ward Singers - Prince Of Peace / I Heard The Voice Of Jesus

Ben Smith Band

Ben Smith (alto sax, clarinet) Tony Jenkins, The Starlings (vocals) unidentified band
NYC, May 28, 1951
6644DreamAcorn 320; Regent 1037
6645I Don't Want You In My Arms-
* Acorn 320   Ben Smith - Dream / I Don't Want You In My Arms
* Regent 1037   Ben Smith - Dream / I Don't Want You In My Arms

The Gay Sisters

The Gay Sisters (female vocal group)
NYC, May 30, 1951
GS6654It's RealSavoy 4043, MG 14021
GS6655The Little Old Church On The HillSavoy 4046, MG 14021
GS6656He Knows How Much We Can BearSavoy 4037, MG 14021
GS6657God Shall Wipe All Tears AwaySavoy 4031, MG 14021
* Savoy MG 14021   The Gay Sisters - God Will Take Care Of You
* Savoy 4043   The Gay Sisters - It's Real / Only Believe
* Savoy 4046   The Gay Sisters - That's What I Like About Jesus / The Little Old Church On The Hill
* Savoy 4037   The Gay Sisters - He Knows How Much We Can Bear / Oh Lord, Somebody Touched Me
* Savoy 4031   The Gay Sisters - God Shall Wipe All Tears Away / We're Gonna Have A Good Time

Marian McPartland Trio

Marian McPartland (piano) Eddie Safranski (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
"Storyville", NYC, June 2, 1951
Gypsy In My SoulSavoy XP 8104, MG 15019, MG 12004
Strike Up The Band-
These Foolish ThingsSavoy XP 8105, MG 15019, MG 12004
Get Happy-
* Savoy MG 12004   Marian McPartland, Vol. 1 - Jazz At Storyville/Jazz At The Hickory House
* Savoy MG 15019   Marian McPartland - Jazz At Storyville, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8104   Marian McPartland - Jazz At Storyville, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8105   Marian McPartland - Jazz At Storyville, Vol. 2

Carolina Slim

Ed Harris (guitar, vocals) unknown (drums)
NYC, June 14, 1951
AS23001Blues Go Away From MeSharp LP 2002
AS23002Shake BoogieSavoy 1106; Sharp LP 2002
AS23003Worrying BluesSharp LP 2002
AS23004Slo Freight BluesSavoy 868; Sharp LP 2002
AS23005Rag MamaAcorn 324; Sharp LP 2002
AS23006SugareeSavoy 868; Sharp LP 2002
* Sharp LP 2002   Carolina Slim
* Acorn 324   Carolina Slim - Rag Mama / I'll Get By Somehow
* Savoy 1106   Jammin' Jim - Shake Boogie / Jivin' Woman
* Savoy 868   Lazy Slim Jim - Slo Freight Blues / Sugaree

Bert Keyes With Eddie Coombe's Quintet

Bert Keyes (vocals) Eddie Coombe's Quintet
NYC, June 22, 1951
SA4101Goodbye, My Darling, Goodbyeunissued
SA4102PerhapsSavoy 793
SA4103Come On A My House-
SA4104Pretendingunissued
* Savoy 793   Eddie Coombe - Perhaps / Bert Keyes - Come On A My House

The Gay Sisters

The Gay Sisters (female vocal group)
NYC, July 6, 1951
GS6658Only BelieveSavoy 4043, MG 14021
GS6659God Is On Our SideSavoy 4027, MG 14021
GS6660We're Gonna Have A Good TimeSavoy 4031, MG 14021
GS6661Oh Lord, Somebody Touched MeSavoy 4037, MG 14021
* Savoy MG 14021   The Gay Sisters - God Will Take Care Of You
* Savoy 4043   The Gay Sisters - It's Real / Only Believe
* Savoy 4027   The Gay Sisters - I'm A Soldier / God Is On Our Side
* Savoy 4031   The Gay Sisters - God Shall Wipe All Tears Away / We're Gonna Have A Good Time
* Savoy 4037   The Gay Sisters - He Knows How Much We Can Bear / Oh Lord, Somebody Touched Me

Spike Robinson With Ronnie Ball Trio

Spike Robinson (alto sax) Ronnie Ball (piano) Sammy Stokes (bass) Victor Feldman (drums)
London, England, July 7, 1951
201-1Blue Bird (alternate take)Esquire (E) S 318
201-2Blue BirdEsquire (E) 10-192, S 318
202-1The Guv'nor (alternate take)Esquire (E) S 318
202-2The Guv'norEsquire (E) 10-192, S 318
203-2Spike's Choice (alternate take)Esquire (E) S 318
203-3Spike's ChoiceEsquire (E) 10-218, S 318
204-3Spike's Delight (alternate take)Esquire (E) S 318
204-4 | D6074Spike's DelightEsquire (E) 10-218, S 318; Discovery 1751, DL 2001
* Esquire (E) S 318   Spike Robinson - The Guv'nor
* Discovery DL 2001   Various Artists - Panorama Of British Jazz
* Esquire (E) 10-192   Spike Robinson - Blue Bird / The Guv'nor
* Esquire (E) 10-218   Spike Robinson - Spike's Choice / Spike's Delight
* Discovery 1751   Ronnie Ball - Spike's Delight / Cu-Ba

Paul Williams And His Orchestra

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Curtis Porter (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) Lee Anderson (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Joe Booker (drums) Danny Cobb (vocals)
NYC, July 25, 1951
TNY4105Rockin' Chair BluesSavoy 814
TNY4106Honey Hopunissued
TNY4107Big Dick-
TNY4108Sinners' Hop, Part 1Savoy 814
TNY4109Sinners' Hop, Part 2unissued
* Savoy 814   Paul Williams - Rockin' Chair Blues / Sinners' Hop, Part 1

Little Sylvia With Haywood Henry And His Orchestra

Sylvia Vanderpool (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Haywood Henry (leader)
NYC, August 10, 1951
SA4110Sylvia's Bluesunissued
SA4111How Long Must I Be TrueSavoy 816
SA4112Little Boy-
SA4113Oh Henryunissued
* Savoy 816   Little Sylvia - How Long Must I Be True / Little Boy

Bill Russo And His Orchestra

Gail Brockman (trumpet) Bill Russo (trombone) Chris Leuba, Ralph Macciochi, Leon Mendelsohn, Ralph Metzer (French horn) Clyde Bachand (tuba) Martin Lerner, Larry Molinelli (flute) Robert Meyer (oboe) Walter Simpson (bassoon) Don Carone (alto sax) Kenny Mann (tenor sax) Don Hanby (baritone sax) Lloyd Lofton (piano) Robert Lesher (guitar) Max Wayne (bass) Dominic "Mickey" Simonetta (drums) Shelby Davis (vocals)
Chicago, IL, August 15, 1951
DG5690EnnuiDee Gee XP 4011, MG 1001; Savoy MG 12045
DG5691Gloomy SundayDee Gee MG 1001; Savoy MG 12045
DG5692VignetteDee Gee XP 4011, MG 1001; Savoy MG 12045
DG5693An Esthete On Clarke Street-
DG5694S'posin'Dee Gee MG 1001; Savoy MG 12045
DG5695CathyDee Gee XP 4011, MG 1001; Savoy MG 12045
DG5696CookieDee Gee MG 1001; Savoy MG 12045
Strange Fruit-
* Savoy MG 12045   Shelly Manne, Bill Russo - Deep People - Jazz Composers Workshop #1
* Dee Gee MG 1001   Bill Russo
* Dee Gee XP 4011   Bill Russo Orchestra

Shelby Davis

Lloyd Lofton (piano) Robert Lesher (guitar) Max Wayne (bass) Dominic "Mickey" Simonetta (drums) Shelby Davis (vocals)
Chicago, IL, August 15, 1951
My ManRegent MG 6031
I Can't Get Started-
* Regent MG 6031; Savoy MG 12060, MG 12217   Various Artists - Singin' And Swingin'

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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 MessDee Gee 3608, XP 4003, MG 1004; Regent MG 6043; Savoy SJL 2209
DG-9010School DaysDee Gee 3606, XP 4004; Regent MG 6043; Savoy SJL 2209
DG-1500Swing Low, Sweet CadillacDee Gee 3601, XP 4002, MG 1004; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
Bopsie's BluesDee Gee XP 4000; Regent MG 6043; Savoy SJL 2209
Bopsie's Blues (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2209
I Couldn't Beat The RapDee Gee XP 4000; Regent MG 6043; Savoy SJL 2209
* Regent MG 6043   Dizzy Gillespie - School Days
= Savoy MG 12204   Dizzy Gillespie - Milt Jackson - Joe Carroll
* Savoy SJL 2209   Dizzy Gillespie - Dee Gee Days
* Savoy MG 12047   Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ
* Dee Gee MG 1004   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 2
* Dee Gee XP 4003   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 4
* Dee Gee XP 4004   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 5
* Dee Gee XP 4002   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 3
* Dee Gee XP 4000   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 1
* Dee Gee 3608   Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Carroll - I'm In A Mess / The Bluest Blues
* Dee Gee 3606, 7 3606   Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Carroll - School Days / Kenny Clarke, James Moody - I'll Get You Yet
* Dee Gee 3601   Dizzy Gillespie - Caravan / Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac

The Falcons

Earres Prince (piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Prince Babbs (bass) Rudy Nichols (drums) The Falcons (vocal group)
NYC, August 20, 1951
FS4025It's You I MissSavoy 893
FS4026You're The Beating Of My Heart-
FS4027How Blind Can You BeRegent 1041
FS4028I Can Tell You Now-
* Savoy 893   The Falcons - You're The Beating Of My Heart / It's You I Miss
* Regent 1041   The Falcons - How Blind Can You Be / I Can Tell You Now

The Four Buddies

Howard Hodges (piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Prince Babbs (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Leon "Larry" Harrison (lead tenor vocals) Gregory Carroll (2nd tenor vocals) Bert Palmer (baritone vocals) Tommy Smith (bass vocals) (vocal group)
NYC, August 23, 1951
US11685Sweet Tooth For My BabySavoy 866
US11686Heart And SoulSavoy 817
US11687Sin-
US11688Simply Say GoodbyeSavoy 823
* Savoy 866   The Four Buddies - What's The Matter With Me / Sweet Tooth For My Baby
* Savoy 817   The Four Buddies - Heart And Soul / Sin
* Savoy 823   The Four Buddies - Window Eyes / Simply Say Goodbye

Milt Jackson Quartet

Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, August 24, 1951
3000Milt Meets SidDee Gee XP 4007, MG 1002; Savoy MG 12046, SJL 1106
3001D And EDee Gee XP 4007; Savoy 4517; Dee Gee MG 1002; Savoy MG 12046, MG 12126, SJL 1106
3002YesterdaysDee Gee XP 4008, MG 1002; Savoy MG 12046, SJL 1106
3003Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea-
* Savoy MG 12046   Milt Jackson - The Quartette
* Savoy SJL 1106   Milt Jackson - The First Q
* Savoy MG 12126   Various Artists - The Jazz Hour
* Dee Gee MG 1002   Milt Jackson Quartet
* Dee Gee XP 4007   Milt Jackson Quartet, Vol. 1
* Dee Gee XP 4008   Milt Jackson Quartet, Vol. 2
* Savoy 4517   The Modern Jazz Quartet - D And E / True Blues

Terry Gibbs Sextet

Hal McKusick (clarinet) Terry Gibbs (vibes) Harry Biss (piano) Sal Salvador (guitar) Jimmy Johnston (bass) Sid Bulkin (drums)
NYC, August 28, 1951
STG4209Swing's The ThingSavoy 829, XP 8110, MG 15058, MG 12062
STG4210Begin The Beguine-
STG4211Serenade In BlueSavoy 818, XP 8110, MG 15058, MG 12062
STG4212I've Got You Under My Skin-
* Savoy MG 12062   Various Artists - Swing Not Spring
* Savoy MG 15058   Milt Jackson And Terry Gibbs
* Savoy XP 8110   Terry Gibbs Sextet
* Savoy 829   Terry Gibbs - Swing's The Thing / Begin The Beguine
* Savoy 818   Terry Gibbs - Serenade In Blue / I've Got You Under My Skin

Andrew Tibbs

Dud Bascomb (trumpet) Nathaniel Allen (trombone) George Kelly (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Fletcher Smith (piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Prince Babbs (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Andrew Tibbs (vocals)
August 30, 1951
STG4213I'm Riding And RidingSavoy unissued
STG4214Pleading-
STG4215Do You Wanna Come Home-
STG4216Dearest Pretty Baby-

Milt Jackson Quartet

Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Al Jones (drums)
NYC, September 18, 1951
Autumn BreezeDee Gee XP 4007, MG 1002; Savoy MG 12046, SJL 1106
Moving Nicely-
'Round MidnightDee Gee XP 4008, MG 1002; Savoy MG 12046, SJL 1106
Bluesology-
* Savoy MG 12046   Milt Jackson - The Quartette
* Savoy SJL 1106   Milt Jackson - The First Q
* Dee Gee MG 1002   Milt Jackson Quartet
* Dee Gee XP 4007   Milt Jackson Quartet, Vol. 1
* Dee Gee XP 4008   Milt Jackson Quartet, Vol. 2

Varetta Dillard With Leroy Kirkland Orchestra

Emile De Villia (trumpet) Nathaniel Allen (trombone) George Kelly (tenor sax) Sol Moore (baritone sax) Fletcher Smith (piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Prince Babbs (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums, bongos) Varetta Dillard (vocals) Leroy Kirkland (arranger)
September 18, 1951
SVD4217Love And WineSavoy 822
SVD4218You Are GoneSavoy 859
SVD4219Please Come Back To MeSavoy 822
SVD4220If You Can't Waitunissued
* Savoy 822   Varetta Dillard - Love And Wine / Please Come Back To Me
* Savoy 859   Varetta Dillard - You Are Gone / Them There Eyes

Little Sylvia With Haywood Henry Orchestra

Bobby Johnson (trumpet) Nathaniel Allen (trombone) George Kelly (tenor sax) Haywood Henry (baritone sax) Fletcher Smith (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Prince Babbs (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Sylvia Vanderpool (vocals)
October 4, 1951
SA4114It's A Good Good MorningSavoy 873
SA4115Run Little Doogieunissued
SA4116Why On Why-
SA4117Bump Bump Bump (as Bumpin')Savoy 873; Regent MG 6042
* Regent MG 6042   Various Artists - Rock And Roll Party #2
* Savoy 873   Little Sylvia - It's A Good Good Morning / Bump Bump Bump

Bill Stafford Dixieland

Dick Schwartz (cornet) Mickey Gravine (trombone) Bob La Girardia (clarinet) Frank Thompson (piano) George Bineth (bass) Bill Stafford (drums)
October 6, 1951
SBS4118St. James InfirmaryRegent MG 6026
SBS4119Riverboat Shuffle-
SBS4120When The Saints Go Marching In-
SBS4121Birth Of The Blues-
SBS4122Wolverine Blues-
* Regent MG 6026; Savoy MG 12214   Wild Bill Davison, Bill Stafford - Dixieland

The Patterson Singers

The Patterson Singers (mixed vocal group) Robert Patterson (leader)
NYC, October 22, 1951
PS6662Throw Out The LifetimeSavoy 4032
PS6663I'm Glad He's All I Needunissued
PS6664God Will Provide-
PS6665Look To Jesus-
PS6666Jesus The Light Of The WorldSavoy 4032
* Savoy 4032   The Famous Patterson Singers - Throw Out The Lifetime / Jesus The Light Of The World

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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-2300CaravanDee Gee 3601, XP 4003, MG 1000; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
DG-2300-?Caravan (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2209
DG-2301Nobody KnowsDee Gee 3609, XP 4001, MG 1004; Regent MG 6043; Savoy SJL 2209
DG-2302The Bluest BluesDee Gee 3608, XP 4002, MG 1004; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
DG-2303Sunny Side Of The StreetDee Gee 3603, XP 4005, MG 1000; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
DG-2304StardustDee Gee 3607, XP 4002, MG 1000; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
DG-2305Time On My HandsDee Gee XP 4004; Savoy MG 12047, SJL 2209
* Savoy MG 12047   Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ
* Savoy SJL 2209   Dizzy Gillespie - Dee Gee Days
* Regent MG 6043   Dizzy Gillespie - School Days
= Savoy MG 12204   Dizzy Gillespie - Milt Jackson - Joe Carroll
* Dee Gee MG 1000   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 1
* Dee Gee MG 1004   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 2
* Dee Gee XP 4003   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 4
* Dee Gee XP 4001   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 2
* Dee Gee XP 4002   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 3
* Dee Gee XP 4005   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 6
* Dee Gee XP 4004   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 5
* Dee Gee 3601   Dizzy Gillespie - Caravan / Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac
* Dee Gee 3609, 7 3609   Dizzy Gillespie, Melvin Moore - Love Me Pretty Baby / Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Carroll - Nobody Knows
* Dee Gee 3608   Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Carroll - I'm In A Mess / The Bluest Blues
* Dee Gee 3603, 7 3603   Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Carroll - Oh-Sho-Be-Do-Be / Sunny Side Of The Street
* Dee Gee 3607   Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Carroll - Umbrella Man / Dizzy Gillespie - Stardust

Rev. Charles Watkins

Rev. Charles Watkins (vocals) and others
NYC, October 25, 1951
SCW6667My Lord Spoke To MeRegent MG 6070
SCW6668I Must Tell JesusSavoy 4029; Regent MG 6070
SCW6669Christmas MornSavoy 4029; Regent 189
SCW6670Jesus Come CallingSavoy unissued
* Regent MG 6070   The Gospel All-Stars - The Gospel Train
* Savoy 4029   Rev. Charles Watkins - I Must Tell Jesus / Christmas Morn
* Regent 189   Rev. Charles Watkins - Christmas Morn / The Meltones - White Christmas

Mary DeLoatch

unknown (piano) Mary DeLoatch (guitar, vocals) unknown (drums)
NYC, November 1, 1951
SMD6671The Lord's Gospel TrainRegent 1042
SMD6672It's Safe To Trust HimSavoy unissued
SMD6673Rumors Of WarSavoy 4039
SMD6674Life Was A Burden-
SMD6675Shine Like A RainbowSavoy unissued
SMD6676Listen To The Gossip-
* Regent 1042   Mary DeLoatch - The New Gospel Street / The Lord's Gospel Train
* Savoy 4039   Mary DeLoatch - Rumors Of War / Life Was A Burden

Sten Carlberg-Rolf Berg

Rolf Berg, Sten Carlberg (guitar) Gunnar Almstedt (bass) Anders Burman (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, November 2, 1951
mr277New Guitar BoogieMetronome (Swd) J 205; Discovery DL 2002
mr278Mud In Your EyeMetronome (Swd) J 205
* Discovery DL 2002   Various Artists - Jazz From Sweden
* Metronome (Swd) J 205   Sten Carlberg, Rolf Berg - New Guitar Boogie / Mud In Your Eye

The Marshall Brothers

George Kelly (tenor sax) Harold Hodges (piano) Jimmy Cannady (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Richie Cannon, Raymond Johnson, possibly Bob Kornegay, Maithe Marshall (vocals)
November 5, 1951
SMA4123Why Make A Fool Out Of MeSavoy 833
SMA4124Mr. Santa's BoogieSavoy 825
SMA4125Who'll Be The Fool From Now On-
SMA4126Just A Poor Boy In LoveSavoy 833
* Savoy 833   The Marshall Brothers - Why Make A Fool Out Of Me / Just A Poor Boy In Love
* Savoy 825   The Marshall Brothers - Mr. Santa's Boogie / Who'll Be The Fool From Now On

Wild Bill Davison Sextet

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Ed Hubbell (trombone) Frank Chase (clarinet) George Wein (piano -1/8) Ev Schwarz (piano -9/11) John Field (bass) John Vine (drums)
"Storyville Club", Boston, MA, November 7, 1951
1. SBD4385At The Jazz Band BallSavoy MG 15025, MG 12035, SJL 2229
2. SBD4386Memphis BluesSavoy MG 15025, MG 12035
3. SBD4387A BluesSavoy MG 15025, MG 12035, SJL 2229
4. SBD4388Exactly Like You-
5. SBD4389Beale Street Blues-
6. SBD4390Sweet Georgia BrownSavoy MG 12035, SJL 2229
7. SBD4391If I Could Be With You-
8. SBD4392Original Dixieland One-Step-
9. SBD4393Struttin' With Some BarbecueRegent MG 6026; Savoy SJL 2229
10. SBD4394Squeeze MeRegent MG 6026
11. SBD4395'S WonderfulRegent MG 6026; Savoy SJL 2229
* Savoy MG 12035   Wild Bill Davison - Jazz At Storyville
* Savoy SJL 2229   The Individualism Of Wild Bill Davison
* Regent MG 6026; Savoy MG 12214   Wild Bill Davison, Bill Stafford - Dixieland
* Savoy MG 15025   Wild Bill Davison - Jazz At Storyville

Shelly Manne Septet

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Bill Russo (trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Gene Esposito (piano) Don Bargley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums, vocals) Shelby Davis (vocals)
Chicago, IL, November 12, 1951
3600Pooch McGoochDee Gee XP 4006, MG 1003; Savoy MG 12045
3601The Count On Rush Street-
3602Back In Your Own BackyardDee Gee XP 4006, MG 1003; Regent MG 6031
3603All Of MeDee Gee XP 4006, MG 1003; Savoy MG 12045
* Savoy MG 12045   Shelly Manne, Bill Russo - Deep People - Jazz Composers Workshop #1
* Regent MG 6031; Savoy MG 12060, MG 12217   Various Artists - Singin' And Swingin'
* Dee Gee MG 1003   Shelly Manne And Group
* Dee Gee XP 4006   Shelly Manne, Vol. 1

Clara Ward

Clara Ward (vocals) and others
NYC, November 13, 1951
US11695I Know What He's Done For MeSavoy 4036, MG 14034
US11696Salvation Is FreeSavoy MG 14034, MG 14038
* Savoy MG 14034   The Famous Ward Singers - That Old Landmark
* Savoy MG 14038   Marion Williams And The Stars Of Faith - In The Upper Room
* Savoy 4036   Clara Ward - I Know What He's Done For Me / I Will Trust In The Lord

The Famous Ward Singers

unknown (organ, piano) Gertrude Ward, Clara Ward, Henrietta Waddy, Marion Williams, Willa Ward Moultrie (vocal group)
NYC, November 15, 1951
US11697That Old LandmarkSavoy 4033, MG 14034, MG 14078, DBL 7015
US11698Take Your Burden To The LordSavoy 4033, MG 14034
US11699Draw Me NearerSavoy 4080, MG 14034
US11700Prince Of PeaceSavoy 4030, MG 14034
* Savoy MG 14034   The Famous Ward Singers - That Old Landmark
* Savoy MG 14078   The Best Of Clara Ward
* Savoy DBL 7015   The Best Of The Ward Singers
* Savoy 4033   The Famous Ward Singers - That Old Landmark / Take Your Burden To The Lord
* Savoy 4080   The Famous Ward Singers - Packin' Up / Draw Me Nearer
* Savoy 4030   The Famous Ward Singers - Prince Of Peace / I Heard The Voice Of Jesus

Clara Ward

Clara Ward (vocals) and others
NYC, November 15, 1951
US11701I Will Trust In The LordSavoy 4036, MG 14034
US11702It's Worth ItSavoy MG 14034
* Savoy MG 14034   The Famous Ward Singers - That Old Landmark
* Savoy 4036   Clara Ward - I Know What He's Done For Me / I Will Trust In The Lord

George Wallington Trio

George Wallington (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, November 21, 1951
TwinsProgressive PLP 3001; Savoy XP 8124, MG 12081, SJL 2247
Polka Dot-
I'll Remember AprilProgressive 101, PLP 3001; Savoy XP 8124, MG 12081, SJL 2247
High ScoreProgressive PLP 3001; Savoy XP 8124, MG 12081, SJL 2247
HyacinthProgressive PLP 3001; Savoy XP 8125, MG 12081, SJL 2247
Joy Bell-
I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
Fine And DandyProgressive 101, PLP 3001; Savoy XP 8125, MG 12081, SJL 2247
* Savoy MG 12081   The George Wallington Trios And Septet
* Savoy SJL 2247   Various Artists - The Modern Jazz Piano Album
* Progressive PLP 3001   George Wallington Trio
= Savoy MG 15037   The George Wallington Trio
* Savoy XP 8124   George Wallington Trio, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8125   George Wallington Trio, Vol. 2
* Progressive 101   George Wallington - Fine And Dandy / I'll Remember April

Andrew Burman And His Metronome All Stars

Ove Lind (clarinet) Bo Kallstrom (vibes) Rolf Larsson (piano) Rolf Berg (guitar) Gunnar Almstedt (bass) Anders Burman (drums, vocals)
Stockholm, Sweden, November 27, 1951
mr289Three Little WordsMetronome (Swd) J 209; Discovery DL 2002
mr290Manhattan-
* Discovery DL 2002   Various Artists - Jazz From Sweden
* Metronome (Swd) J 209   Andrew Burman - Three Little Words / Manhattan

Jazz From Sweden

unknown artists
Stockholm, Sweden, circa November 27, 1951???
Night SailDiscovery DL 2002
Mind In Your-
* Discovery DL 2002   Various Artists - Jazz From Sweden

Bill Cook With The Marshalls

Richie Cannon, Raymond Johnson, possibly Bob Kornegay, Maithe Marshall (vocals) William Cook (narrator) unidentified orchestra, Julian Gould (conductor)
NYC, November 28, 1951
S4127A Soldier's PrayerSavoy 828
S4128Just Because-
* Savoy 828   Bill Cook - Just Because / A Soldier's Prayer

Billy Wright

Billy Wright (vocals) and others
Atlanta, GA, November, 1951
US11706Keep Your Lamp Down LowSavoy 827
* Savoy 827   Billy Wright - Keep Your Lamp Down Low / Drinkin' And Thinkin'

South Pacific Jazz

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 BluesRegent MG 6001; Savoy SJL 2219
St. Louis Blues-
Mood Indigo-
Lady Be Good (Guamania)-
Harvest Time-
* Regent MG 6001; Savoy MG 12205   Various Artists - South Pacific Jazz
* Savoy SJL 2219   Howard McGhee - McGhee

Ringside At Condon's

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 BluesSavoy XP 8129, MG 15029, MG 12055, SJL 2229
Keepin' Out Of Mischief NowSavoy XP 8128, MG 15029, MG 12055, SJL 2229
Squeeze MeSavoy MG 15029, MG 12055, SJL 2229
Memphis BluesSavoy XP 8128, MG 15029, MG 12055, SJL 2229
* Savoy MG 12055   Eddie Condon - Ringside At Condon's
* Savoy SJL 2229   The Individualism Of Wild Bill Davison
* Savoy MG 15029   Various Artists - Ringside At Condon's, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8129   Various Artists - Ringside At Condon's, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8128   Various Artists - Ringside At Condon's, Vol. 1

Gilbert Holiday And His Band

Johnny Hooks (tenor sax) Willis Shorter (piano) Gilbert Holiday (bass) James Monderby (drums)
Detroit, MI, December 11, 1951
DET4129At LastRegent 1044
DET4130These Foolish Things-
* Regent 1044   Gilbert Holiday - At Last / These Foolish Things

H-Bomb Ferguson

J. Hawkins (trumpet) Julius Watkins (trombone) Pinky Williams (alto sax) Purvis Henson (tenor sax) Kelly Owens (piano) Leon Spann (bass) Jack Parker (drums) H-Bomb Ferguson (vocals)
NYC, December 12, 1951
HBF4131Slowly Goin' CrazySavoy 830
HBF4132Preachin' The BluesSavoy 848
HBF4133Sundown Bluesunissued
HBF4134Good Lovin'Savoy 830
* Savoy 830   H-Bomb Ferguson - Slowly Goin' Crazy / Good Lovin'
* Savoy 848   H-Bomb Ferguson - Preachin' The Blues / Hot Kisses

Paul Williams And His Orchestra

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Lee Pope (tenor sax) Ted Butler (baritone sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) Lee Anderson (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Joe Booker (drums) Danny Cobb (vocals)
NYC, December 13, 1951
SPW4135Blowin' The BoogieSavoy 831, MG 15046
SPW4136I Need Your LoveSavoy 841
SPW4137It's All Over BabySavoy 831
SPW4138I'm So HappySavoy 841
* Savoy MG 15046   Paul Williams And His Hucklebuckers
* Savoy 831   Paul Williams - Blowin' The Boogie / It's All Over Baby
* Savoy 841   Paul Williams - I Need Your Love / I'm So Happy

The Marshall Brothers With Rene Hall Quartet

Ed Swanston (piano) Courtland Carter, Rene Hall (guitar) Ted Sinclair (bass) Richie Cannon, Raymond Johnson, possibly Bob Kornegay, Maithe Marshall (vocals)
NYC, December 17, 1951
SMB4139It All Comes Back To Me NowSavoy unissued
SMB4140I Didn't Know-
SMB4141My Life Is My Life-
SMB4142I Won't Believe You Anymore-

The Silverstone Singers

The Silverstone Singers (vocal group)
1951
Step By StepAcorn 322
Good Religion-
* Acorn 322   The Silverstone Singers - Step By Step / Good Religion

Herbert Carson And The Wings Of Grace

Herbert Carson And The Wings Of Grace
circa 1951???
Stand By MeRegent MG 6080
* Regent MG 6080   Various Artists - A Gospel Program

The Hot Shots

The Hot Shots
circa 1951???
Groovin' GrindRegent MG 6042
* Regent MG 6042   Various Artists - Rock And Roll Party #2

T.J. Fowler

T.J. Fowler (piano)
circa 1951???
Hip HipRegent MG 6042
* Regent MG 6042   Various Artists - Rock And Roll Party #2

Clara Ward

Clara Ward (vocals) and others
circa 1951???
Run OnSavoy MG 14078
Heavenly Father's Children-
* Savoy MG 14078   The Best Of Clara Ward

Bobby Franco

Bobby Franco
circa 1951 or 1952???
D6080Hear My ConfessionDiscovery 1205
D6081Love Of Mine-
* Discovery 1205   Bobby Franco - Hear My Confession / Love Of Mine

Cliff Ayers

Cliff Ayers
circa 1951 or 1952???
D6082Rosary LaneDiscovery 1206
D6083Smile With The Sun-
D6084Smile Through The TearsGem 203
D6085I Can't Tell You Goodbye-
* Discovery 1206   Cliff Ayers - Rosary Lane / Smile With The Sun
* Gem 203   Cliff Ayers - Smile Through The Tears / I Can't Tell You Goodbye

Bill Andrews

Bill Andrews
circa 1951 or 1952???
D6086Once In A LifetimeDiscovery 1207
D6087Lonesome Street-
* Discovery 1207   Bill Andrews - Once In A Lifetime / Lonesome Street