Scott LaFaro Discography

1955 (age 19)

Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra

Buddy Morrow, trombone, leader; Bill Haverman or Dave McKenna, piano; Scott LaFaro or Chuck Sagle or Dave Poshonka, bass; Bob McKee, drums; Jimmy Randolph, vocals #3; unidentified orchestra.
NYC, December 20, 1955
1. W340Tippity TopWing W 90047
2. W341Georgia Bop DanceWing MGW 12006
3. W342A Band Of AngelsWing W 90047
* Wing MGW 12006; Mercury MG 20210   Buddy Morrow - Music For Dancing Feet
* Wing W 90047, W 90047x45   Buddy Morrow - Tippity Top / A Band Of Angels

1956 (age 20)

Chet Baker Quintet

Chet Baker, trumpet; Phil Urso, tenor sax; Francy Boland, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.
television broadcast, "Tonight Show", Los Angeles, CA, late 1956
IntroPhilology (It) 214 W 13
Extra Mild-
C.T.A.-
* Philology (It) 214 W 13   Clifford Brown, Chet Baker - Trumpet Geniuses Of Fifties - Black And White Series, Vol. 1

Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra

Buddy Morrow, trombone, leader; Scott LaFaro, bass; unidentified orchestra, and others.
Chicago, IL, 1956
Day By DayStandard Radio Transcription Services ST 1039
Don't Worry About Me-
They Didn't Believe Me-
Little Girl Blue-
If There's Someone Lovelier Than You-
Somebody Somewhere-
Blue Suede Shoes-
My Blue Heaven-
April In Paris-
Main Title-
Walt Stewart, trumpet; Buddy Morrow, trombone, leader; Dick Johnson, alto sax; Scott LaFaro, bass; unidentified orchestra.
13306Theme From "The Proud Ones"Wing W 90079
13307Paradise Lost-
13308LauraMercury MG 20167, MG 20221
13309Portrait Of JennieMercury MG 20221
* Standard Radio Transcription Services ST 1039   Buddy Morrow - Shorty-Tunes
* Mercury MG 20167   Various Artists - Sweet And Solid
* Mercury MG 20221   Buddy Morrow And His Golden Trombone
* Wing W 90079, W 90079x45   Buddy Morrow - Theme From "The Proud Ones" / Paradise Lost

Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra

Buddy Morrow, trombone, vocals, leader; possibly Scott LaFaro, bass; Frankie Lester, Tommy Mercer, vocals; Four Stars, unidentified orchestra, and others.
maybe NYC, 1956
Heap Big BeatRCA Camden CAL-381
Stairway To The Stars-
I Can't Give You Anything But Love-
I Can't Get Started-
I Wonder Why-
Memphis Drag-
Beale Street Mama-
Rio Rita-
That Old Black Magic-
Confessin' The Blues-
I Ain't Got Nobody (And Nobody Cares For Me)-
* RCA Camden CAL-381   Buddy Morrow - Let's Have A Dance Party!

Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra

Walt Stewart, trumpet; Buddy Morrow, trombone, leader; Dick Johnson, alto sax; Scott LaFaro, bass; unidentified orchestra.
NYC, 1956
13422My Foolish HeartMercury MG 20221
13423Symphony-
13424There Will Never Be Another You-
* Mercury MG 20221   Buddy Morrow And His Golden Trombone

Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra

Walt Stewart, trumpet; Buddy Morrow, trombone, leader; Dick Johnson, alto sax; Scott LaFaro, bass; unknown, vocal group #5; unidentified orchestra.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, 1956
1. 14035The Song Is YouMercury MG 20221
2. 14036Cerise-
3. 14037You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To-
4. 14038This Is Autumn-
5. 14585The Trolley Songunissued
6. 14580Pink LadyMercury MG 20396
7. 14581I'll Close My EyesMercury MG 20221, MG 20396
8. 14582With A Song In My HeartMercury MG 20221, EP 1-4040, MG 20396
9. 14583Rib JointMercury 71024, MG 20396
10. 14584With The Wind And The Rain In Your HairMercury MG 20221, MG 20396, MG 20795
* Mercury MG 20221   Buddy Morrow And His Golden Trombone
* Mercury MG 20396, SR 60009   Buddy Morrow - Night Train
* Mercury MG 20795, SR 60795   Various Artists - Spring Is Here
* Mercury EP 1-4040, 71024   Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra (no details)

1957

Beverly Kelly With The Pat Moran Trio

Pat Moran, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Gene Gammage, drums; Beverly Kelly, vocals.
NYC, late 1957
Lover Come Back To MeAudio Fidelity AFLP 1874
The Man I Love-
I Get A Kick Out Of You-
I Wish I Knew-
You Don't Know What Love Is-
I'm Glad There Is You-
Sometimes I'm Happy-
You And The Night And The Music-
But Not For Me-
This Love Of Mine-
Embraceable You-
Spring Is Here-
* Audio Fidelity AFLP 1874, AFSD 5874   Beverly Kelly Sings With The Pat Moran Trio

The Pat Moran Trio

Pat Moran, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Gene Gammage, drums.
NYC, December, 1957
Making WhoopeeAudio Fidelity AFLP 1875
In Your Own Sweet Way-
Onilisor-
Stella By Starlight-
Someone To Watch Over Me-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Blackeyed Peas-
I Could Have Danced All Night-
Farewells-
Yesterdays-
Blues-
* Audio Fidelity AFLP 1875, AFSD 5875   This Is Pat Moran

1958

Victor Feldman Trio

Victor Feldman, vibes, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 21 & 22, 1958
Serpent's ToothContemporary C3549
Waltz (Frederic Chopin)-
Chasing Shadows-
Flamingo-
S'posin'-
Bebop-
There Is No Greater Love-
Too Blue-
Minor Lament-
Satin Doll-
* Contemporary C3549, S7549; Original Jazz Classics OJC-268, OJCCD-268-2   The Arrival Of Victor Feldman

Stan Getz - Cal Tjader Sextet

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Cal Tjader, vibes; Vince Guaraldi, piano; Eddie Duran, guitar; Scott LaFaro, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
San Francisco, CA, February 8, 1958
Ginza SambaFantasy LP 3266; Prestige PR 24019
I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face-
For All We Know-
Crow's Nest-
Liz-Anne-
Big Bear-
My Buddy-
* Fantasy LP 3266, LP 8005, LP 3348, F-8348; Original Jazz Classics OJC-275, OJCCD-275-2   Stan Getz/Cal Tjader Sextet
= America (F) 30 AM 6069   Stan Getz With Cal Tjader
* Prestige PR 24019   Stan Getz - Five Brothers

Hampton Hawes Quartet

Harold Land, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Scott La Faro, bass; Frank Butler, drums.
Contemporary Records, Los Angeles, CA, March 17, 1958
HipContemporary M3589; Prestige PRCD-11015-2
Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsContemporary M3589
Crazeology-
Numbers Game-
For RealContemporary M3589; Prestige PRCD-11015-2
I Love YouContemporary M3589
* Contemporary M3589, S7589; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-713-2   Hampton Hawes - For Real!
* Prestige PRCD-11015-2   Hampton Hawes - Blues The Most

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Frank Butler, drums.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March, 1958
What's NewOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-1035-2
I'll Remember April-
Blue 'N' Boogie-
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1035-2   Hampton Hawes - Bird Song

Buddy DeFranco And His Septette

Herbie Mann, flute, tenor sax, bass clarinet; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Pete Jolly, piano, accordion; Victor Feldman, piano, vibes; Barney Kessel, guitar; Scott LaFaro, bass; Frank DeVito, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 4, 1958
22200-4Oh, Lady Be Good!Verve MGV 8383
22201-3Satin DollVerve MGV 8383, VSP 21
22202Lullaby In Rhythmunissued
22203-7My Funny ValentineVerve MGV 8383
22204-7Blues For Space Travelers-
22205-4Ballad Medley: I'm Glad There Is You / There's No You / These Foolish Things-
22206-1Tin Reeed Blues-
22207-4Crazy Rhythm-
* Verve MGV 8383, MGVS 6166   Buddy DeFranco And His Septette - Live Date!
* Verve VSP 21   Herbie Mann - Big Band Mann

The Richie Kamuca Quintet / Ruth Price With Victor Feldman Trio

Frank Rosolino, trombone; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Stan Levey, drums; Bobby Troup, host.
KABC-TV, Stars Of Jazz #92. 1958-#14, April 7, 1958
CherryVantage (J) NLP-5007; SSJ (J) XQAM-1619
Deep In A Dream-
Victor Feldman, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Stan Levey, drums; Ruth Price, vocals; Bobby Troup, host.
You Are My Lucky StarSSJ (J) XQAM-1619
Until The Real Thing Comes Along-
Frank Rosolino, trombone; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Stan Levey, drums; Bobby Troup, host.
Chart Of My HeartVantage (J) NLP-5007; SSJ (J) XQAM-1619
* Vantage (J) NLP-5007   Richie Kamuca, Victor Feldman, Cal Tjader Featuring Scott LaFaro - Kamuca-Feldman-Tjader
* SSJ (J) XQAM-1619   Scott LaFaro - Live In 1958 - Deep In A Dream

Victor Feldman Quartet

Ritchie Kamuca, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, September, 1958
It Could Happen To You (mistitled as It Could Happen To Me)Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1030
Introduction By Richie Kamuca-
Bass Blues-
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1030   Joe Gordon, Scott LaFaro - West Coast Days

Scott LaFaro Trio

Victor Feldman, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
Bob Andrews's Record Ville, Redondo Beach, CA, October 9, 1958
Rehearsal BluesSSJ (J) XQAM-1619
* SSJ (J) XQAM-1619   Scott LaFaro - Live In 1958 - Deep In A Dream

The Victor Feldman Trio / Ruth Price

Victor Feldman, piano, vibes; Scott LaFaro, bass; Stan Levey, drums; Bobby Troup, host.
KABC-TV, Stars Of Jazz #122. 1958-#43, November 3, 1958
There Is No Greater LoveVantage (J) NLP-5007; SSJ (J) XQAM-1619
Flamingo-
Be-Bop-
* Vantage (J) NLP-5007   Richie Kamuca, Victor Feldman, Cal Tjader Featuring Scott LaFaro - Kamuca-Feldman-Tjader
* SSJ (J) XQAM-1619   Scott LaFaro - Live In 1958 - Deep In A Dream

The Harold Land Quartet

Harold Land, tenor sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Lennie McBrowne, drums.
"The Cellar", Vancouver, BC, Canada, November, 1958
CherokeeLone Hill Jazz (Sp) LHJ10291
Just Friends-
The Scene Is Clean-
Big Foot-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
* Lone Hill Jazz (Sp) LHJ10291   The Harold Land Quartet - Jazz At The Cellar 1958

Victor Feldman Quintet

Frank Rosolino, trombone; Walter Benton, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Nick Martinis, drums.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, December 8, 1958
PoincianaContemporary CCD-9005-2
Pancho-
The Breeze And I-
Bullues Bullose-
Lady Of Spain-
* Contemporary CCD-9005-2   Victor Feldman - Latinsville!

1959

Marty Paich Orchestra

Frank Beach, trumpet; Stu Williamson, trumpet, valve trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone, tenor sax; Vince DeRosa, French horn; Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet, baritone sax; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes, percussion; Marty Paich, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, early 1959
B10339Too Close For ComfortWarner Bros. W 1296
B10340Younger Than Springtime / The Surrey With The Fringe On Top-
B10341I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face-
B10342It's All Right With Me-
B10343I Love Paris-
B10344Lazy Afternoon-
B10345Just In Time-
B10346If I Were A Bell-
B10347I've Never Been In Love Before-
* Warner Bros. W 1296, WS 1296   The Modern Touch Of Marty Paich - The Broadway Bit
= Discovery DS-844   Marty Paich Big Band - The New York Scene
= Discovery DSCD-962   Marty Paich - Moanin'

Stan Kenton And His Orchestra

Bud Brisbois, Joe Burnett, Rolf Ericson, Frank Huggins, Roger Middleton, trumpet; Archie Le Coque, Jimmy Knepper, Kent Larsen, trombone; Jim Amlotte, Bill Smiley, bass trombone; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; John Bonnie, Bill Trujillo, tenor sax; Billy Root, Sture Swenson, baritone sax; Stan Kenton, piano, arranger, conductor; Scott LaFaro, bass; Jerry McKenzie, drums.
live in Ukiah, CA, February 26, 1959
How Deep Is The OceanStatus (E) STCD 109
Walking Shoes-
The Nearness Of You-
Lullaby Of Broadway-
Where Or When-
The End Of A Love Affair-
On The Street Where You Live-
The Way You Look Tonight-
Jersey Bounce-
My Funny Valentine-
Tenderly-
That Old Feeling-
More Than You Know-
I Remember You-
When I Fall In Love-
They Didn't Believe Me-
So In Love-
All Of You-
Closing Medley: Eager Beaver / Painted Rhythm / Dynaflow / Opus In Chartreuse / Jump For Joe / Artistry In Rhythm-
* Status (E) STCD 109   Stan Kenton At Ukiah 1959

Victor Feldman And His Orchestra

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Walter Benton, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes; Vince Guaraldi, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Stan Levey, drums; Mongo Santamaria, congas; Armando Peraza, bongos; Willie Bobo, timbales.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 2, 1959
PoincianaContemporary M5005
Spain-
Cuban Love Song-
Woody'n You-
* Contemporary M5005, S9005, CCD-9005-2   Victor Feldman - Latinsville!

Victor Feldman And His Orchestra

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Walter Benton, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes; Vince Guaraldi, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Mongo Santamaria, congas; Armando Peraza, bongos; Willie Bobo, timbales.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 3, 1959
The GypsyContemporary M5005
In A Little Spanish Town-
* Contemporary M5005, S9005, CCD-9005-2   Victor Feldman - Latinsville!

Stan Kenton And His Orchestra

Bud Brisbois, Joe Burnett, Rolf Ericson, Frank Huggins, Roger Middleton, trumpet; Archie Le Coque, Jimmy Knepper, Kent Larsen, trombone; Jim Amlotte, Bill Smiley, bass trombone; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; John Bonnie, Bill Trujillo, tenor sax; Billy Root, Sture Swenson, baritone sax; Stan Kenton, piano, arranger, conductor; Scott LaFaro, bass; Jerry McKenzie, drums; Mike Pacheco, percussion.
live in Burbank, CA, March, 1959
Theme And VariationsHindsight HCD 612
Fearless Finlay-
I Concentrate On You-
My Old Flame-
Intermission Riff-
La Suerte De Los Tontos-
Bernie's Tune-
Street Scene-
Out Of This World-
* Hindsight HCD 612   The Stan Kenton Orchestra In Concert

Herb Geller Quintet With Barbara Long

Thad Jones, trumpet; Herb Geller, alto sax; Hank Jones, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Barbara Long, vocals #1,2.
NYC, June 9, 1959
1. 3542Mama's Talkin' SoftAtco LP 33-109
2. 3543Everything's Coming Up Roses-
3. 3544Together Wherever We Go-
* Atco LP 33-109, SD 33-109   Herb Geller And His All Stars Play Selections From Jule Styne And Stephen Sondheim's Music For "Gypsy"

Herb Geller Quintet With Barbara Long

Thad Jones, trumpet; Herb Geller, alto sax; Billy Taylor, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Barbara Long, vocals #1.
NYC, June 10, 1959
1. 3545Small WorldAtco LP 33-109
2. 3546Some People-
3. 3547You'll Never Get Away From Me-
4. 3548Little Lamb-
5. 3549Cow Song-
* Atco LP 33-109, SD 33-109   Herb Geller And His All Stars Play Selections From Jule Styne And Stephen Sondheim's Music For "Gypsy"

Tony Scott Quartet

Tony Scott, clarinet; Bill Evans, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Paul Motian, drums.
Great Northern Pine Studios, NYC, October 28 & 29, 1959
Misery (To Lady Day)Sunnyside SSC 1015
Tony Scott, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Paul Motian, drums.
Remembrance Of Art Tatum-
Tony Scott, clarinet; Bill Evans, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Paul Motian, drums.
Requiem For "Hot Lips" Page-
same session.
Blues For An African Friend-
* Sunnyside SSC 1015   Tony Scott Featuring Bill Evans, Scott LaFaro, Paul Motian - Sung Heroes

Bill Evans Trio

Bill Evans, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Paul Motian, drums.
NYC, December 28, 1959
Come Rain Or Come Shine (take 4)Riverside RCD-30678
Come Rain Or Come Shine (take 5)Riverside RLP 12-315, RLP 1162; Prestige P-24052
Autumn Leaves (take 9) (mono take)Riverside RLP 12-315; Milestone M-47034; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-088-2; Riverside RCD-30678
Autumn Leaves (stereo take)Riverside RLP 1162
WitchcraftRiverside RLP 12-315, RLP 1162
When I Fall In Love-
Peri's ScopeRiverside R-45435, RLP 12-315, RLP 1162
What Is This Thing Called Love-
Spring Is HereRiverside RLP 12-315, RLP 1162
Someday My Prince Will Come-
Blue In Green (take 3)-
Blue In Green (take 1)Riverside RCD-30678
Blue In Green (take 2)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-088-2; Riverside RCD-30678
* Riverside RLP 12-315   Bill Evans - Portrait In Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1162; Original Jazz Classics OJC-088, OJCCD-088-2; Riverside RCD-30678   Bill Evans - Portrait In Jazz
= Milestone M-47034   Bill Evans - Spring Leaves
* Prestige P-24052   Various Artists - Piano Giants
* Riverside R-45435   Bill Evans - Peri's Scope / What Is This Thing Called Love

1960

Bill Evans Trio

Bill Evans, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Paul Motian, drums.
"Birdland", NYC, March 12, 1960
Autumn Leaves (mistitled as March 12th On The Books)Alto AL 719; Cool & Blue C&B CD 106
Our Delight (mistitled as Fingerology)-
Beautiful Love (mistitled as Ides Of March) / Five (theme)-
* Alto AL 719   Bill Evans - A Rare Original
* Cool & Blue C&B CD 106   Bill Evans - The 1960 Birdland Sessions

Bill Evans Trio

Bill Evans, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Paul Motian, drums.: same personnel.
"Birdland", NYC, March 19, 1960
Autumn Leaves (mistitled as March 19th On The Books)Alto AL 719; Cool & Blue C&B CD 106
Come Rain Or Come Shine / Five (theme)-
* Alto AL 719   Bill Evans - A Rare Original
* Cool & Blue C&B CD 106   Bill Evans - The 1960 Birdland Sessions

Booker Little Quartet

Booker Little, trumpet; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.
NYC, April 13, 1960
Opening StatementTime 52011
Minor Sweet-
The Grand Valse-
Who Can I Turn To-
* Time 52011, S/2011   Booker Little

Booker Little Quartet

Booker Little, trumpet; Wynton Kelly, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.
NYC, April 15, 1960
Bee Tee's Minor PleaTime 52011
Life's A Little Blue-
* Time 52011, S/2011   Booker Little

Bill Evans Trio

Bill Evans, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Paul Motian, drums.
"Birdland", NYC, April 30, 1960
Come Rain Or Come Shine (mistitled as Billie Bounces Light)Session Disc 113; Cool & Blue C&B CD 106
Nardis / Blue In Green (mistitled as Billie Bounces Light)Alto AL 719; Cool & Blue C&B CD 106
Autumn LeavesSession Disc 113; Cool & Blue C&B CD 106
* Session Disc 113   Hooray For Bill Evans Trio
* Alto AL 719   Bill Evans - A Rare Original
* Cool & Blue C&B CD 106   Bill Evans - The 1960 Birdland Sessions

Bill Evans Trio

Bill Evans, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Paul Motian, drums.: same personnel.
"Birdland", NYC, May 7, 1960
All Of YouSession Disc 113; Ozone 20; Cool & Blue C&B CD 106
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Speak Low-
* Session Disc 113   Hooray For Bill Evans Trio
* Ozone 20   John Handy Quintet - Bill Evans Trio
* Cool & Blue C&B CD 106   Bill Evans - The 1960 Birdland Sessions

New Steve Kuhn Trio

Steve Kuhn, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.
Peter Ind Studio, NYC, November 29, 1960
Little Old LadyPJL (J) MTCJ-3024
Bohemia After Dark-
What's New-
So What-
So What (alternate take)-
* PJL (J) MTCJ-3024   Steve Kuhn, Scott LaFaro, Pete La Roca - 1960

John Lewis - Gunther Schuller - Jim Hall Orchestra + The Contemporary String Quartet

Ornette Coleman, alto sax; Charles Libove, Roland Vamos, violin; Harry Zaratzian, viola; Joseph Tekula, cello; Jim Hall, guitar; Alvin Brehm, Scott LaFaro, bass; Sticks Evans, drums; Gunther Schuller, composer, arranger, conductor.
NYC, December 19, 1960
5232AbstractionAtlantic LP 1365
Charles Libove, Roland Vamos, violin; Alfred Brown, Harry Zaratzian, viola; Joseph Tekula, cello; Jim Hall, guitar; Scott LaFaro, bass; Gunther Schuller, composer, arranger, conductor.
5233Piece For Guitar And Strings-
* Atlantic LP 1365, SD 1365   John Lewis, Gunther Schuller, Jim Hall - Jazz Abstractions

John Lewis - Gunther Schuller - Jim Hall Orchestra + The Contemporary String Quartet

Robert DiDomenica, Eric Dolphy, flute; Charles Libove, Roland Vamos, violin; Harry Zaratzian, viola; Joseph Tekula, cello; Eddie Costa, vibes; Bill Evans, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; George Duvivier, Scott LaFaro, bass; Sticks Evans, drums; Gunther Schuller, arranger, conductor.
NYC, December 20, 1960
5235Variants On A Theme Of John Lewis (aka Django): Variant I / Variant II / Variant IIIAtlantic LP 1365
Robert DiDomenica, flute; Ornette Coleman, alto sax; Eric Dolphy, alto sax, bass clarinet, flute; Charles Libove, Roland Vamos, violin; Harry Zaratzian, viola; Joseph Tekula, cello; Eddie Costa, vibes; Bill Evans, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; George Duvivier, Scott LaFaro, bass; Sticks Evans, drums; Gunther Schuller, arranger, conductor.
5236Variants On A Theme Of Thelonious Monk (aka Criss Cross): Variant I / Variant II / Variant III / Variant IV-
* Atlantic LP 1365, SD 1365   John Lewis, Gunther Schuller, Jim Hall - Jazz Abstractions

Ornette Coleman Octet

Don Cherry, pocket trumpet; Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Eric Dolphy, bass clarinet; Ornette Coleman, alto sax; Charlie Haden, Scott LaFaro, bass; Ed Blackwell, Billy Higgins, drums.
NYC, December 21, 1960
5247-1?The First Take (Free Jazz (alternate take))Atlantic SD 1588
5247Free Jazz, Part 1Atlantic LP 1364
-Free Jazz, Part 2-
* Atlantic SD 1588, SD 8810   Ornette Coleman - Twins
* Atlantic LP 1364, SD 1364   Ornette Coleman - Free Jazz

Scott LaFaro Duo

Bill Evans, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass.
1960
My Foolish HeartResonance Records HCD-2005
* Resonance Records HCD-2005   Scott LaFaro - Pieces Of Jade

1961 (aged 25)

Ornette Coleman Quartet

Don Cherry, cornet; Ornette Coleman, alto sax; Scott LaFaro, bass; Ed Blackwell, drums.
NYC, January 31, 1961
5316UntitledAtlantic unissued
5317W.R.U.Atlantic LP 1378
5318Check UpAtlantic SD 1588
5319T & TAtlantic LP 1378
5320C & DAtlantic LP 1378, SD 1558
5321R.P.D.D.Atlantic LP 1378
5322The Alchemy Of Scott LaFaroAtlantic SD 1572
Proof ReadersRhino R2 71410
* Atlantic LP 1378, SD 1378   Ornette Coleman - Ornette!
* Atlantic SD 1588, SD 8810   Ornette Coleman - Twins
* Atlantic SD 1558   The Best Of Ornette Coleman
* Atlantic SD 1572   Ornette Coleman - The Art Of The Improvisers
* Rhino R2 71410   Ornette Coleman - Beauty Is A Rarething

Bill Evans Trio

Bill Evans, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Paul Motian, drums.
NYC, February 2, 1961
IsraelRiverside RLP 351
Haunted Heart-
Beautiful Love (take 2)-
ElsaRiverside R-45462, RLP 351
NardisRiverside RLP 351
How Deep Is The OceanRiverside R-45462, RLP 351
I Wish I KnewRiverside RLP 351
Sweet And Lovely-
Beautiful Love (take 1)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-037-2
The Boy Next DoorMilestone M-47034; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-037-2
* Riverside RLP 351, RS 9351; Original Jazz Classics OJC-037, OJCCD-037-2   Bill Evans - Explorations
= Milestone M-47034   Bill Evans - Spring Leaves
* Riverside R-45462   Bill Evans - Elsa / How Deep Is The Ocean

Stan Getz Quartet

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Steve Kuhn, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.
Chicago, IL, February 21, 1961
23486-3Baubles, Bangles And Beadsunissued
23487-1Little Old Lady-
23488-1I Remember Clifford-
23489-2For You, For Me, Forevermore-
23490-3AireginVerve 815 239-1
23491-4Speak Lowunissued
23492-4Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most-
* Verve 815 239-1   Stan Getz - Stan The Man

Bill Evans Trio

Bill Evans, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Paul Motian, drums.
"Village Vanguard", NYC, matinee 1, June 25, 1961
Gloria's Step (take 1)Riverside (J) VICJ 60951/3
Alice In Wonderland (take 1)Milestone M-9125; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-140-2
My Foolish HeartRiverside RLP 399
All Of You (take 1)Milestone M-9125, MCD-9235-2
* Milestone M-9125   Bill Evans - More From The Vanguard
= Riverside (J) VICJ 60951/3   Bill Evans - The Complete Live At The Village Vanguard 1961
* Riverside RLP 399, RS 9399; Original Jazz Classics OJC-210, OJCCD-210-2   Bill Evans - Waltz For Debby
= Milestone M-47002   Bill Evans - The Village Vanguard Sessions
= Riverside (J) VICJ 60951/3   Bill Evans - The Complete Live At The Village Vanguard 1961
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-140-2   Bill Evans - Sunday At The Village Vanguard
* Milestone MCD-9235-2   Bill Evans - On Green Dolphin Street

Bill Evans Trio

Bill Evans, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Paul Motian, drums.: same personnel.
"Village Vanguard", NYC, matinee 2, June 25, 1961
My Romance (take 1)Riverside RLP 399
Some Other Time-
SolarRiverside RLP 376
* Riverside RLP 399, RS 9399; Original Jazz Classics OJC-210, OJCCD-210-2   Bill Evans - Waltz For Debby
= Milestone M-47002   Bill Evans - The Village Vanguard Sessions
= Riverside (J) VICJ 60951/3   Bill Evans - The Complete Live At The Village Vanguard 1961
* Riverside RLP 376, RS 9376; Original Jazz Classics OJC-140, OJCCD-140-2   Bill Evans - Sunday At The Village Vanguard
= Riverside RS-3006   Bill Evans - Live At The Village Vanguard
= Milestone M-47002   Bill Evans - The Village Vanguard Sessions
= Riverside (J) VICJ 60951/3   Bill Evans - The Complete Live At The Village Vanguard 1961

Bill Evans Trio

Bill Evans, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Paul Motian, drums.: same personnel.
"Village Vanguard", NYC, soiree 1, June 25, 1961
Gloria's Step (take 2)Riverside RLP 376
My Man's Gone Now-
All Of You (take 2)-
Detour Ahead (take 1)Milestone M-9125; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-210-2
* Riverside RLP 376, RS 9376; Original Jazz Classics OJC-140, OJCCD-140-2   Bill Evans - Sunday At The Village Vanguard
= Riverside RS-3006   Bill Evans - Live At The Village Vanguard
= Milestone M-47002   Bill Evans - The Village Vanguard Sessions
= Riverside (J) VICJ 60951/3   Bill Evans - The Complete Live At The Village Vanguard 1961
* Milestone M-9125   Bill Evans - More From The Vanguard
= Riverside (J) VICJ 60951/3   Bill Evans - The Complete Live At The Village Vanguard 1961
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-210-2   Bill Evans - Waltz For Debby

Bill Evans Trio

Bill Evans, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Paul Motian, drums.: same personnel.
"Village Vanguard", NYC, soiree 2, June 25, 1961
Waltz For Debby (take 1)Milestone M-9125; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-210-2
Alice In Wonderland (take 2)Riverside RLP 376
(I Loves You,) PorgyMilestone M-47002; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-210-2; Riverside (J) VICJ 60951/3
My Romance (take 2)Milestone M-9125; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-210-2
MilestonesRiverside RLP 399
* Milestone M-9125   Bill Evans - More From The Vanguard
= Riverside (J) VICJ 60951/3   Bill Evans - The Complete Live At The Village Vanguard 1961
* Riverside RLP 376, RS 9376; Original Jazz Classics OJC-140, OJCCD-140-2   Bill Evans - Sunday At The Village Vanguard
= Riverside RS-3006   Bill Evans - Live At The Village Vanguard
= Milestone M-47002   Bill Evans - The Village Vanguard Sessions
= Riverside (J) VICJ 60951/3   Bill Evans - The Complete Live At The Village Vanguard 1961
* Riverside RLP 399, RS 9399; Original Jazz Classics OJC-210, OJCCD-210-2   Bill Evans - Waltz For Debby
= Milestone M-47002   Bill Evans - The Village Vanguard Sessions
= Riverside (J) VICJ 60951/3   Bill Evans - The Complete Live At The Village Vanguard 1961

Bill Evans Trio

Bill Evans, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Paul Motian, drums.: same personnel.
"Village Vanguard", NYC, soiree 3, June 25, 1961
Detour Ahead (take 2)Riverside RLP 399
Gloria's Step (take 3)Milestone M-9125; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-140-2
Waltz For Debby (take 2)Riverside RLP 399
All Of You (take 3)Milestone M-9125; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-140-2
Jade Visions (take 1)-
Jade Visions (take 2)Riverside RLP 376
(...a few final bars)Riverside (J) VICJ 60951/3
* Riverside RLP 399, RS 9399; Original Jazz Classics OJC-210, OJCCD-210-2   Bill Evans - Waltz For Debby
= Milestone M-47002   Bill Evans - The Village Vanguard Sessions
= Riverside (J) VICJ 60951/3   Bill Evans - The Complete Live At The Village Vanguard 1961
* Milestone M-9125   Bill Evans - More From The Vanguard
= Riverside (J) VICJ 60951/3   Bill Evans - The Complete Live At The Village Vanguard 1961
* Riverside RLP 376, RS 9376; Original Jazz Classics OJC-140, OJCCD-140-2   Bill Evans - Sunday At The Village Vanguard
= Riverside RS-3006   Bill Evans - Live At The Village Vanguard
= Milestone M-47002   Bill Evans - The Village Vanguard Sessions
= Riverside (J) VICJ 60951/3   Bill Evans - The Complete Live At The Village Vanguard 1961

Stan Getz Quartet

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Steve Kuhn, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 3, 1961
Baubles, Bangles And BeadsRaretone (It) 5010-FC
Where Do You Go-
Airegin-
* Raretone (It) 5010-FC   Stan Getz Special, Vol. 1

Scott LaFaro Trio

Don Friedman, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Pete LaRoca, drums.
NYC, 1961
I Hear A RhapsodyResonance Records HCD-2005
Sacre Bleu (take 1)-
Green Dolphine St.-
Sacre Bleu (take 2)-
Woody'n You-
* Resonance Records HCD-2005   Scott LaFaro - Pieces Of Jade

1966

Scott LaFaro

Bill Evans, interviewee; George Klabin, interviewer.
1966
Interview With Bill Evans By George Klabin 1966Resonance Records HCD-2005
* Resonance Records HCD-2005   Scott LaFaro - Pieces Of Jade

1985

Scott LaFaro

Don Friedman, piano; George Klabin, recording engineer.
1985
Memories For ScottyResonance Records HCD-2005
* Resonance Records HCD-2005   Scott LaFaro - Pieces Of Jade