The Diamond Five Discography

1956

The Diamonds

Cees Smal, valve trombone; Harry Verbeke, tenor sax; Wim Van Beelen, piano; Henk De Jong, bass; Tony Funke-Kupper, drums.

Amsterdam, Netherlands, February 28, 1956

CF3182-1The Beauty Of The BallColumbia (Du) DH 635, (Du) 33HP 106
CF3183-1Bobby Tale-

* Columbia (Du) 33HP 106   Various Artists - Jazz From Holland
* Columbia (Du) DH 635   no information

1959

The Diamonds o.l.v. Cees Slinger

Cees Smal, trumpet; Harry Verbeke, tenor sax; Cees Slinger, piano, leader; Jacques Schols, bass; John Engels Jr., drums.

Brussels, Belgium, September 18, 1959

DEP.1029Alone TogetherOmega (Du) 145.532; Philips (Du) 6440 321
DEP.1030Diamondate-

* Philips (Du) 6440 321   The Diamond Five - Amsterdam Blues: Highlights From The 60's
* Omega (Du) 145.532   The Diamonds - Diamondate / Alone Together

1960

Yoka Berretty En De "Diamond Five" o.l.v. Cees Slinger

Yoka Berretty, vocals; accompanied by Cees Smal, trumpet; Harry Verbeke, tenor sax; Cees Slinger, piano; Jacques Schols, bass; John Engels Jr., drums.

Brussels, Belgium, February 5, 1960

DU 45-1470Een Op De ValreepOmega (Du) 9.35.265
DU 45-1471Franky En Johnny-

* Omega (Du) 9.35.265   Yoka Berretty - Franky En Johnny / Een Op De Valreep

The Diamond Five o.l.v. Cees Slinger

Cees Smal, trumpet; Harry Verbeke, tenor sax; Cees Slinger, piano, leader; Jacques Schols, bass; John Engels Jr., drums.

Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 5, 1960

DEP.1985Never MindOmega (Du) 145.549
DEP.1986Les Halles-

* Omega (Du) 145.549   The Diamond Five - Never Mind / Les Halles

1961

The Diamond Five Directed By Cees Slinger

Cees Smal, trumpet; Harry Verbeke, tenor sax; Cees Slinger, piano, director; Jacques Schols, bass; John Engels Jr., drums.

Hilversum, Netherlands, June 6, 1961

Bohemia After DarkFontana (Du) 463 233 TE; Philips (Du) 6440 321
Amsterdam Blues-
Jordu-

* Philips (Du) 6440 321   The Diamond Five - Amsterdam Blues: Highlights From The 60's
* Fontana (Du) 463 233 TE   The Diamond Five - Poll Winners Jazz

1962

The Diamond Five Directed By Cees Slinger

Cees Smal, trumpet; Harry Verbeke, tenor sax; Cees Slinger, piano, director; Jacques Schols, bass; John Engels Jr., drums.

Hilversum, Netherlands, January 30, 1962

You And The Night And The MusicFontana (Du) 463 258 TE; Philips (Du) 6440 321
Lita's Dance-
L.M.R.-

* Philips (Du) 6440 321   The Diamond Five - Amsterdam Blues: Highlights From The 60's
* Fontana (Du) 463 258 TE   The Diamond Five - Poll Winners Jazz

1963

The Diamond Five

Cees Smal, trumpet; Harry Verbeke, tenor sax; Cees Slinger, piano, leader; Jacq. Schols, bass; John Engels Jr., drums.

Rotterdam, Netherlands, spring 1963

Royal Dream'n N+D tevera produktie (Du) 106 890 F
Alexander's Ragtime Band-

* 'n N+D tevera produktie (Du) 106 890 F   The Diamond Five - Ermi Musical

1964

The Diamond Five

Cees Smal, trumpet, flugelhorn, valve trombone; Harry Verbeke, tenor sax; Cees Slinger, piano, leader; Jacques Schols, bass; John Engels, drums.

Hilversum, Netherlands, May 12, 1964

Johnny's BirthdayFontana (Du) 650 520 TL
Ruined Girl-
Lutuli-
New Born-

* Fontana (Du) 650 520 TL   The Diamond Five - Brilliant!

The Diamond Five

Cees Smal, trumpet, flugelhorn, valve trombone; Harry Verbeke, tenor sax; Cees Slinger, piano, leader; Jacques Schols, bass; John Engels, drums.: same personnel.

Hilversum, Netherlands, May 30, 1964

Lining UpFontana (Du) 650 520 TL
Monosyl-

* Fontana (Du) 650 520 TL   The Diamond Five - Brilliant!

1973

The Diamond Five Featuring Greetje Kauffeld

Cees Smal, trumpet, flugelhorn; Harry Verbeke, tenor sax; Cees Slinger, piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano; Jacques Schols, bass; John Engels, drums; featuring Greetje Kauffeld, vocals #2,5,7.

Soundpush Studios, Laren, Netherlands, May 1, 2 & 15, 1973

1.SneezyBASF (Du) 16-25301-5
2.Meditation-
3.Because-
4.Jam-Bazz-
5.I Fall In Love Too Easily-
6.Day By Day-
7.The Beat Goes On-

* BASF (Du) 16-25301-5   The Diamond Five - Back Together

1975

The Diamond Five

Cees Smal, valve trombone, flugelhorn; Harry Verbeke, tenor sax; Cees Slinger, piano, Fender Rhodes; Frank Noya, bass, bass guitar; John Engels, drums.

Bovema/EMI studios, Heemstede, Netherlands, March 10 & 11, 1975

Don't You Worry 'Bout A ThingEMI (Du) 5C 062-25181
Take The "A" Train-
Grandfather's Waltz-
The Pink Panther-
Brother John-
Relaxing At The Jazz Corner-
Blue Bass-
Samba To Come-

* EMI (Du) 5C 062-25181   The Diamond Five - Something Old, Something New, Something Pink, Something Blue