The Mastersounds Catalog

1957

The Mastersounds - Jazz Showcase  (World Pacific PJM-403)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, September 12, 1957
Un Poco Loco
Wes' Tune
Lover
Dexter's Deck
If I Should Lose You
That Old Devil Moon
The Queen And I
Spring Is Here
Water's Edge
Drum Tune
** also issued on World Pacific WPM-403, WP-1271, ST-1271.

The Mastersounds - The King And I  (World Pacific PJM-405)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, September 19, 1957
Medley: I Have Dreamed / The Puzzlement / Something Wonderful
Dance Of The Siamese Children
ST-2001Getting To Know You
My Lord And Master
Medley: Hello Young Lovers / Whistle A Happy Tune
We Kiss In The Shadows
ST-2000Shall We Dance
Epilogue
** also issued on World Pacific WPM-405, WP-1272, WP-1831.

Art Blakey, Benny Barth, Chico Hamilton, Chatur Lal - Drums On Fire!  (World Pacific WP-1247)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, December 5, 1957
Caravan

Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 2 - Have Blues, Will Travel  (World Pacific JWC-509)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.: same session.
Los Angeles, CA, December 5, 1957
Bela By Barlight

The Mastersounds - Doodlin' / Misty  (World Pacific S-207)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.: same session.
Los Angeles, CA, December 5, 1957
Misty

1958

The Mastersounds - Kismet  (World Pacific PJ-1243)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar #1,3-8; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1958
1.Overture: Not Since Nineveh / Olive Tree / Stranger In Paradise / And This Is My Beloved / Night Of My Nights / Sands Of Time
2. ST-2029 | SX-505Gesticulate And Rhymes Have I
3.Olive Tree
4.Not Since Nineveh
5.Baubles, Bangles And Beads
6. SX-504Fate
7.And This Is My Beloved
8. ST-2028Stranger In Paradise
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1243, ST-1010. Pacific Jazz PJ-10130, ST-20130 entitled "The Mastersounds With Wes Montgomery - Kismet".

The Mastersounds - Flower Drum Song  (World Pacific WP-1252)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December 4, 1958
Overture
Love Look Away
You Are Beautiful
Sunday
Grant Avenue
Chop Suey
A Flower
I'm Going To Like It Here
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1252, ST-1012.

1959

The Mastersounds - Ballads And Blues  (World Pacific WP-1260)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 7, 1959
Blues Medley: Bluesology / Purple Sounds / Fontessa
Heidi
Little Stevie
Solar
How Deep Is The Ocean
Monk's Ballad
E6706Mint Julep
E6707The Champ
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1019.

Various Artists - The Blues In Stereo  (World Pacific JWC-513)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.: same session.
Los Angeles, CA, January 7, 1959
Light Blue
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1021.

The Mastersounds - The King And I (stereo version)  (World Pacific ST-1272)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.: same session.
Los Angeles, CA, January 7, 1959
Medley: I Have Dreamed / The Puzzlement / Something Wonderful
Dance Of The Siamese Children
A-521Getting To Know You
My Lord And Master
Medley: Hello Young Lovers / Whistle A Happy Tune
We Kiss In The Shadows
B-521Shall We Dance
Epilogue
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1017, ST-1831.

The Mastersounds - In Concert  (World Pacific WP-1269)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.: same personnel.
"Junior College", Pasadena, CA, April 11, 1959
Stomping At The Savoy
Medley: In A Sentimental Mood / Our Very Own / These Foolish Things
Love For Sale
Star Eyes
Two Different Worlds
Somebody Loves Me
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1269, ST-1026.

The Mastersounds - Happy Holidays From Many Lands  (World Pacific WP-1280)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, 1959
Arre, Borriquita
Pobre Gitanilla
Deck The Halls
Bells For Charla
Caroling, Caroling
Noel Nouvelet
Campone Di Natale
Jingle Bells
Medley: White Christmas / The Christmas Song / Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer / Oh, Tannenbaum / We Wish You A Merry Christmas
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1280, ST-1030.

The Mastersounds - Play Horace Silver  (World Pacific WP-1284)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.: same personnel.
"The Jazz Workshop", San Francisco, CA, 1959
Ecaroh
Enchantment
Nica's Dream
Doodlin'
Moonrays
Buhania
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1284.

Various Artists - Swingin' Like Sixty, Vol. 1 - The Singers/The Swingers  (World Pacific WP-1289)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.: same session.
"The Jazz Workshop", San Francisco, CA, 1959
Doodlin' (alternate take)

Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 3 - Blowin' The Blues  (World Pacific JWC-512)

Richie Crabtree, organ; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, 1959
Hey Now!

1960

Swinging With The Mastersounds  (Fantasy LP 3305)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender bass; Benny Barth, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, July, 1960
1944Golden Earrings
People Will Say We're In Love
There Is No Greater Love
West Coast Blues
Medley: I've Never Been In Love Before / Don't Blame Me
1945I Could Write A Book
** also issued on Fantasy LP 8050; Original Jazz Classics OJC-280.

A Date With The Mastersounds  (Fantasy LP 3316)

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender bass; Benny Barth, drums.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, November, 1960
Whisper Not
Fink-Fank-Funk
It Could Happen To You
Try It
Alone Together
For Now
Surrey With The Fringe On Top
Noreen's Nocturne
** also issued on Fantasy LP 8062; Original Jazz Classics OJC-282.