The Mastersounds Discography

1957

The Mastersounds

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, September 12, 1957

Un Poco LocoWorld Pacific PJM-403
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-

* World Pacific PJM-403, WPM-403, WP-1271, STEREO-1271   The Mastersounds - Jazz Showcase

The Mastersounds

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 WonderfulWorld Pacific PJM-405
Dance Of The Siamese ChildrenWorld Pacific PJM-405, DJ-2
ST-2001Getting To Know YouWorld Pacific X-643, PJM-405
My Lord And MasterWorld Pacific PJM-405
Medley: Hello Young Lovers; Whistle A Happy Tune-
We Kiss In The Shadows-
ST-2000Shall We DanceWorld Pacific X-643, PJM-405
EpilogueWorld Pacific PJM-405

* World Pacific PJM-405, WPM-405, WP-1272, WP-1831   The Mastersounds - The King And I
* World Pacific DJ-2   Various Artists - Disc Jockey Edition: A Taste Of The Best From World Pacific
* World Pacific X-643   The Mastersounds - Shall We Dance / Getting To Know You

The Mastersounds

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 5, 1957

CaravanWorld Pacific EP4-57, WP-1247
Bela By BarlightWorld Pacific JWC-509
MistyWorld Pacific S-207

* World Pacific WP-1247   Art Blakey, Benny Barth, Chico Hamilton, Chatur Lal - Drums On Fire!
* World Pacific JWC-509   Various Artists - The Blues Vol. 2: Have Blues, Will Travel
* World Pacific S-207   The Mastersounds - Doodlin' / Misty
* World Pacific EP4-57   Art Blakey, Benny Barth - Drums On Fire!

1958

The Mastersounds With Wes Montgomery

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 TimeWorld Pacific PJ-1243
2. ST-2029 | SX-505Gesticulate And Rhymes Have IWorld Pacific X-655, STEREO-103, PJ-1243, DJ-2
3.Olive TreeWorld Pacific PJ-1243
4.Not Since Nineveh-
5.Baubles, Bangles And BeadsWorld Pacific PJ-1243; Pacific Jazz PJ-17, PJ-10104; Blue Note BN-LA531-H2
6. SX-504FateWorld Pacific STEREO-103, PJ-1243
7.And This Is My BelovedWorld Pacific PJ-1243
8. ST-2028Stranger In ParadiseWorld Pacific X-655, EP4-79, PJ-1243, JWC-510, STEREO-1009; Blue Note BN-LA531-H2

* World Pacific PJ-1243, STEREO-1010, STEREO-1243   The Mastersounds - Kismet
= Pacific Jazz PJ-10130, ST-20130   The Mastersounds With Wes Montgomery - Kismet
* World Pacific DJ-2   Various Artists - Disc Jockey Edition: A Taste Of The Best From World Pacific
* Pacific Jazz PJ-17   Wes, Buddy And Monk Montgomery
* Pacific Jazz PJ-10104, ST-20104   Wes Montgomery - Easy Groove
* Blue Note BN-LA531-H2   Wes Montgomery - Beginnings
* World Pacific JWC-510   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast Vol. 4
* World Pacific STEREO-1009   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast Vol. 4
* World Pacific EP4-79   The Mastersounds - Kismet
* World Pacific X-655   The Mastersounds - Stranger In Paradise / Gesticulate And Rhymes Have I
* World Pacific STEREO-103   The Mastersounds - Fate / Gesticulate

The Mastersounds

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, December 4, 1958

OvertureWorld Pacific WP-1252
Love Look Away-
You Are Beautiful-
SundayWorld Pacific WP-1252, HFS-2
Grant AvenueWorld Pacific WP-1252
Chop Suey-
A Flower-
I'm Going To Like It HereWorld Pacific WP-1252, WP-1261

* World Pacific WP-1252, STEREO-1012, STEREO-1252   The Mastersounds - Flower Drum Song
* World Pacific HFS-2   Various Artists - Something For Both Ears! $2.98
= World Pacific WP-1291, STEREO-1291   Various Artists - Swingin' Like Sixty Vol. 3: Something For Both Ears
* World Pacific WP-1261, STEREO-1022   Sonny Payne, Mel Lewis, Benny Barth, Armando Peraza, Ray Mosca - More Drums On Fire!

1959

The Mastersounds

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; FontessaWorld Pacific WP-1260
Heidi-
Little Stevie-
Solar-
How Deep Is The Ocean-
Monk's Ballad-
E6706Mint JulepPacific Jazz X-308; World Pacific WP-1260
E6707The ChampWorld Pacific STEREO-110; Pacific Jazz X-308; World Pacific WP-1260, HFS-2
Light BlueWorld Pacific JWC-513

same session.

Medley: I Have Dreamed; The Puzzlement; Something WonderfulWorld Pacific STEREO-1017
Dance Of The Siamese Children-
A-521Getting To Know YouWorld Pacific STEREO-112, STEREO-1017
My Lord And MasterWorld Pacific STEREO-1017
Medley: Hello Young Lovers; Whistle A Happy Tune-
We Kiss In The Shadows-
B-521Shall We DanceWorld Pacific STEREO-112, STEREO-1017
EpilogueWorld Pacific STEREO-1017

* World Pacific WP-1260, STEREO-1019   The Mastersounds - Ballads And Blues
* World Pacific HFS-2   Various Artists - Something For Both Ears! $2.98
= World Pacific WP-1291, STEREO-1291   Various Artists - Swingin' Like Sixty Vol. 3: Something For Both Ears
* World Pacific JWC-513, STEREO-1021   Various Artists - The Blues In Stereo
* World Pacific STEREO-1017, STEREO-1272, ST-1831   The Mastersounds - The King And I (stereo version)
* Pacific Jazz X-308   The Mastersounds - Mint Julep / The Champ
* World Pacific STEREO-110   The Mastersounds - The Champ / Charlie Mariano - Seeburg Blues
* World Pacific STEREO-112   The Mastersounds - Getting To Know You / Shall We Dance?

The Mastersounds

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 SavoyWorld Pacific WP-1269, JWC-511
Medley: In A Sentimental Mood; Our Very Own; These Foolish ThingsWorld Pacific WP-1269
Love For Sale-
Star Eyes-
Two Different Worlds-
Somebody Loves Me-

* World Pacific WP-1269, STEREO-1026, STEREO-1269   The Mastersounds - In Concert
* World Pacific JWC-511, STEREO-1031   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast Vol. 5

The Mastersounds

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, 1959

Arre, BorriquitaWorld Pacific WP-1280
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-

* World Pacific WP-1280, STEREO-1030, STEREO-1280   The Mastersounds - Happy Holidays From Many Lands

The Mastersounds

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.: same personnel.

"The Jazz Workshop", San Francisco, CA, 1959

EcarohWorld Pacific WP-1284
Enchantment-
Nica's Dream-
Doodlin'-
Moonrays-
Buhania-
Doodlin' (alternate take)World Pacific S-207, WP-1289

* World Pacific WP-1284, STEREO-1284   The Mastersounds - Play Horace Silver
* World Pacific WP-1289   Various Artists - Swingin' Like Sixty Vol. 1: The Singers/The Swingers
* World Pacific S-207   The Mastersounds - Doodlin' / Misty

The Mastersounds

Richie Crabtree, organ; Monk Montgomery, Fender electric bass; Benny Barth, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, 1959

Hey Now!World Pacific JWC-512, STEREO-115, STEREO-1029

* World Pacific JWC-512   Various Artists - The Blues Vol. 3: Blowin' The Blues
* World Pacific STEREO-1029   Various Artists - The Blues Vol. 3: Blowin' The Blues
* World Pacific STEREO-115   Jackie Davis, Gerald Wilson - Funky Organ Blues / Richie Crabtree, The Mastersounds - Hey Now

1960

The Mastersounds

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender bass; Benny Barth, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July, 1960

1944Golden EarringsFantasy 550X, LP 3305, FCD-24770-2
People Will Say We're In LoveFantasy LP 3305, FCD-24770-2
There Is No Greater Love-
West Coast Blues-
Medley: I've Never Been In Love Before; Don't Blame Me-
1945I Could Write A BookFantasy 550X, LP 3305, FCD-24770-2

* Fantasy LP 3305, LP 8050; Original Jazz Classics OJC-280   Swinging With The Mastersounds
* Fantasy FCD-24770-2   Buddy Montgomery, Monk Montgomery, Richie Crabtree, Benny Barth - The Mastersounds
* Fantasy 550X   The Mastersounds - Golden Earrings / I Could Write A Book

The Mastersounds

Buddy Montgomery, vibes; Richie Crabtree, piano; Monk Montgomery, Fender bass; Benny Barth, drums.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, November, 1960

Whisper NotFantasy LP 3316, FCD-24770-2
Fink-Fank-Funk-
It Could Happen To You-
Try It-
Alone Together-
For Now-
Surrey With The Fringe On Top-
Noreen's NocturneFantasy LP 3316

* Fantasy LP 3316, LP 8062; Original Jazz Classics OJC-282   A Date With The Mastersounds
* Fantasy FCD-24770-2   Buddy Montgomery, Monk Montgomery, Richie Crabtree, Benny Barth - The Mastersounds