Tony Fruscella Catalog

1948 (age 21)

Tony Fruscella - Debut  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 126)

Tony Fruscella, trumpet; Chick Maures, alto sax; Bill Triglia, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Dave Troy, drums.
Vocarium Studios, NYC, December 10, 1948
Foo's
Flues
Oh Yeah
Little Orgg
Out Of Nowhere
Flues
Little Orgg
Out Of Nowhere
Tony Fruscella, trumpet; Bill Triglia, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Art Mardigan, drums.
"Open Door", NYC, circa mid 1953
Bernie's Tune
Loverman
Night In Tunisia

1952

Kai Winding, Tony Fruscella, Sam Most - Bebop Revisited, Vol. 3  (Xanadu 172)

Tony Fruscella, trumpet; Herb Geller, alto sax; Phil Urso, tenor sax; Gene Allen, baritone sax; Bill Triglia, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Howie Mann, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 16, 1952
P.U. Stomp
Darn That Dream
Tangerine
Loo-padoo

Tony Fruscella - Brooklyn Jam 1952  (Marshmallow (J) MYCJ-30124)

Tony Fruscella, trumpet; Charlie Kennedy, alto sax; Gene DiNovi, piano; Joe Schulman, bass; Billy Exiner, drums.
Gene DiNovi's house, Brooklyn, NY, 1952
All The Things You Are
Idaho
Tony Fruscella, trumpet; Hal McKusick, alto sax; Gene DiNovi, piano; Joe Schulman, bass; Billy Exiner, drums.
Donna Lee
Johnny Mandel Tune
Tony Fruscella, trumpet; Gene DiNovi, piano.
Over The Rainbow
Blue Lester
Tony Fruscella, trumpet; Hal McKusick, alto sax; Gene DiNovi, piano; Joe Schulman, bass; Buddy Lazza, drums.
Minor Blues
Tony Fruscella, trumpet; Hal McKusick, alto sax; Gene DiNovi, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Harold Granowski, drums.
Broadway
Srike Up The Band

1953

Tony Fruscella And Brew Moore - Fru'n Brew  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 151)

Tony Fruscella, trumpet; Brew Moore, tenor sax; Bill Triglia, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Art Mardigan, drums.
"Open Door", NYC, circa mid 1953
Sometimes I'm Happy
Blue Lester
Hackensack
Imagination
Donna

Charlie Parker - More Unissued, Vol. 2  (Royal Jazz (D) RJD 506)

Tony Fruscella, trumpet; Davey Schildkraut or Charlie Parker, alto sax; Bill Triglia, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums.
Tony Fruscella's home, NYC, 1953
You Stepped Out Of A Dream
Now's The Time
Emanon

1955

Tony Fruscella  (Atlantic LP 1220)

Tony Fruscella, trumpet; Chauncey Welsch, trombone; Allen Eager, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Bill Triglia, piano; Bill Anthony, bass; Junior Bradley, drums.
Capitol Studios, NYC, March 29, 1955
1466Muy
1467Salt
Tony Fruscella, trumpet; Allen Eager, tenor sax #1-5,7; Bill Triglia, piano; Bill Anthony, bass; Junior Bradley, drums.
Capitol Studios, NYC, April 1, 1955
1. 1469Metropolitan Blues
2. 1470Raintree County
3. 1471Blue Serenade
4. 1472Old Hat
5. 1473His Master's Voice
6. 1474I'll Be Seeing You
7. 1475Let's Play The Blues

Al "Jazzbo" Collins Presents The East Coast Jazz Scene, Vol. 1  (Coral CRL 57035)

Tony Fruscella, trumpet; Hank Jones, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums.
"Pythian Temple", NYC, November 7, 1955
88973Tony's Blues

1959 (age 32)

Tony Fruscella Quintet/Davey Schildkraut Quintet - Bebop Is Where It's At, Vol. 1  (Honey Dew HD-6609)

Tony Fruscella, trumpet; Phil Woods, alto sax; Bill Triglia, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Roy Hall, drums.
"Ridgewood High School", Ridgewood, NJ, November, 1959
Night In Tunisia
Tony Fruscella, trumpet; Bill Keck, guitar.
August 3, 1969
Lover Man

Tony Fruscella Quintet/Davey Schildkraut Quintet - Bebop Is Where It's At, Vol. 2  (Honey Dew HD-6610)

Tony Fruscella, trumpet; Phil Woods, alto sax; Bill Triglia, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Roy Hall, drums.
"Ridgewood High School", Ridgewood, NJ, November, 1959
Night Train
Scrapple From The Apple