Verve Records Catalog: 8000 series

Verve Jazz 8000 series (12 inch LP)

MGV-8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1   1956+

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen, trumpet; Gene Johnson, Charlie Parker, Fred Skerritt, alto sax; Jose Madera, tenor sax; Leslie Johnakins, baritone sax; Rene Hernandez, piano; Roberto Rodriguez, bass; Luis Miranda, congas; Jose Mangual, bongos; Ubaldo Nieto, timbales; Machito, arranger, conductor.

NYC, December 20, 1948

2157-1 | 303Mango Mangue

same personnel.

NYC, January, 1949

2171-1 | 298-1Okiedoke

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Tommy Turk, trombone; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; Carlos Vidal, bongos.

NYC, February-March, 1949

2543-2 | 293-4Visa

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, May 5, 1949

2756-5 | 295-5Passport (common)

Mitch Miller, oboe, English horn; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Bronislaw Gimpel, Max Hollander, Milton Lomask, violin; Frank Brieff, viola; Frank Miller, cello; Meyer Rosen, harp; Stan Freeman, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Jimmy Carroll, arranger, conductor.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, November 30, 1949

319-5 | 62VK204Just Friends
321-3April In Paris

Joseph Singer, French horn; Edwin C. Brown, oboe; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Sam Kaplan, Harry Melnikoff, Sam Rand, Ziggy Smirnoff, violin; Howard Kay, Isadore Zir, viola; Maurice Brown, cello; Verley Mills, harp; Bernie Leighton, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Joe Lippman, arranger, conductor.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 5, 1950

444-3Laura
448-2I'm In The Mood For Love

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; Luis Miranda, congas; Jose Mangual, bongos.

NYC, March 12, 1951

540-6My Little Suede Shoes

Red Rodney, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; John Lewis, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

RCA Victor's 24th Street Studios, NYC, August 8, 1951

610-4Si Si
612-2 | 62VK459Back Home Blues
613-2Lover Man

Chris Griffin, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin, trumpet; Will Bradley, Bill Harris, trombone; unknown, flute, oboe; Toots Mondello, Charlie Parker, Murray Williams, alto sax; Art Drellinger, Hank Ross, tenor sax; Stan Webb, baritone sax; Verley Mills, harp; Lou Stein, piano; Art Ryerson, guitar; Bob Haggart, bass; Don Lamond, drums; unidentified strings, Joe Lippman, arranger, conductor.

First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, January 22, 1952

676-3Lover

Jimmy Maxwell, Carl Pool, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin, trumpet; Bill Harris, Lou McGarity, trombone; Bart Varsalona, bass trombone; Charlie Parker, Harry Terrill, Murray Williams, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Hank Ross, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Joe Lippman, arranger, conductor.

First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, March 25, 1952

759-5 | 62VK453What Is This Thing Called Love

Junior Collins, French horn; Al Block, flute; Tommy Mace, oboe; Manny Thaler, bassoon; Hal McKusick, clarinet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Tony Aless, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Max Roach, drums; The Dave Lambert Singers, including Annie Ross, vocals; Dave Lambert, vocals, arranger; Gil Evans, arranger, conductor.

Fulton Recording, NYC, May 25, 1953

1238-7In The Still Of The Night
1239-9Old Folks

** part of Verve MGV-8100-3 in 1956+ as "The Charlie Parker Story".

MGV-8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2   1956+

Doug Mettome, Al Porcino, Ray Wetzel, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Bart Varsalona, bass trombone; Vincent Jacobs, French horn; John LaPorta, clarinet; Charlie Parker, Sonny Salad, Murray Williams, alto sax; Pete Mondello, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Manny Albam, baritone sax; Manny Fidler, Sid Harris, Sam Kaplan, Harry Katzman, Gene Orloff, Ziggy Smirnoff, violin; Nat Nathanson, Fred Ruzilla, viola; Joe Benaventi, cello; Tony Aless, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Diego Ibarra, congas, bongos; Neal Hefti, arranger, conductor.

NYC, December, 1947 & fall 1948

2071-5 | 62VK205Repetition

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

NYC, February 10, 1949

2081-5The Bird

Tommy Mace, oboe; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Ted Bloom, Sam Kaplan, Stan Karpenia, violin; Dave Uchitel, viola; Bill Rundy, cello; Wallace McManus, harp; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 16, 1950

What Is This Thing Called Love
April In Paris
Repetition
Easy To Love
Rocker (aka I'll Remember April)

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Hank Jones, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Fulton Recording, NYC, December 30, 1952

1118-3The Song Is You (as I Hear Music)
1119-7 | 62VK440Laird Baird

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Fulton Recording, NYC, July 28, 1953

1248-1Now's The Time
1249-3Confirmation

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Teddy Kotick, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, December 10, 1954

2115-5 | 62VK472Love For Sale
2116-3I Love Paris

** part of Verve MGV-8100-3 in 1956+ as "The Charlie Parker Story".

MGV-8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3   1956+

Al Killan, Howard McGhee, trumpet; Charlie Parker, Willie Smith, alto sax; Lester Young, tenor sax; Arnold Ross, piano; Billy Hadnott, bass; Lee Young, drums.

"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946

245 | 264Lady Be Good, Part 1
246 | 265Lady Be Good, Part 2

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, June 6, 1950

411-4An Oscar For Treadwell
412-6Mohawk
414-6Leap Frog

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax #2; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, October, 1950

1.Celebrity
2.Ballade

Miles Davis, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, January 17, 1951

489-3Au Privave
490-5She Rote

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Max Roach, drums; possibly Jose Mangual, bongos.

NYC, January 23, 1952

682-3Begin The Beguine

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges, Charlie Parker, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July, 1952

804-2Ballad Medley

** part of Verve MGV-8100-3 in 1956+ as "The Charlie Parker Story".

MGV-8003   Charlie Parker And His Orchestra - Night And Day: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #1   1957

Joseph Singer, French horn; Edwin C. Brown, oboe; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Sam Kaplan, Harry Melnikoff, Sam Rand, Ziggy Smirnoff, violin; Howard Kay, Isadore Zir, viola; Maurice Brown, cello; Verley Mills, harp; Bernie Leighton, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Joe Lippman, arranger, conductor.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 5, 1950

442-5Dancing In The Dark
444-3Laura

Chris Griffin, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin, trumpet; Will Bradley, Bill Harris, trombone; unknown, flute, oboe; Toots Mondello, Charlie Parker, Murray Williams, alto sax; Art Drellinger, Hank Ross, tenor sax; Stan Webb, baritone sax; Verley Mills, harp; Lou Stein, piano; Art Ryerson, guitar; Bob Haggart, bass; Don Lamond, drums; unidentified strings, Joe Lippman, arranger, conductor.

First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, January 22, 1952

675-2Temptation
676-3Lover
677-4Autumn In New York
678-4Stella By Starlight

Jimmy Maxwell, Carl Pool, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin, trumpet; Bill Harris, Lou McGarity, trombone; Bart Varsalona, bass trombone; Charlie Parker, Harry Terrill, Murray Williams, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Hank Ross, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Joe Lippman, arranger, conductor.

First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, March 25, 1952

756-5Night And Day
757-4Almost Like Being In Love
758-1I Can't Get Started
759-5 | 62VK453What Is This Thing Called Love

** reissue of Mercury MGC-609 in 1954 as "Charlie Parker Big Band".

MGV-8004   Charlie Parker With Strings - April In Paris: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #2   1956+

Mitch Miller, oboe, English horn; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Bronislaw Gimpel, Max Hollander, Milton Lomask, violin; Frank Brieff, viola; Frank Miller, cello; Meyer Rosen, harp; Stan Freeman, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Jimmy Carroll, arranger, conductor.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, November 30, 1949

319-5 | 62VK204Just Friends
320-3Everything Happens To Me
321-3April In Paris
322-2Summertime
323-2I Didn't Know What Time It Was
324-3If I Should Lose You

Joseph Singer, French horn; Edwin C. Brown, oboe; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Sam Kaplan, Harry Melnikoff, Sam Rand, Ziggy Smirnoff, violin; Howard Kay, Isadore Zir, viola; Maurice Brown, cello; Verley Mills, harp; Bernie Leighton, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Joe Lippman, arranger, conductor.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 5, 1950

443-2You Came Along (From Out Of Nowhere)
445-4East Of The Sun (West Of The Moon)
446-2They Can't Take That Away From Me
447-4Easy To Love
448-2I'm In The Mood For Love
449-2I'll Remember April

** reissue of Clef MGC-675 in 1955 as "Charlie Parker With Strings".

MGV-8005   The Quartet Of Charlie Parker - Now's The Time: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #3   1956+

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Hank Jones, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Fulton Recording, NYC, December 30, 1952

1118-3The Song Is You (as I Hear Music)
1119-7 | 62VK440Laird Baird
1120-2Kim
1120-4-
1121-2Cosmic Rays
1121-5-

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Fulton Recording, NYC, July 28, 1953

1246-1Chi-Chi
1246-3-
1246-6-
1247-1I Remember You
1248-1Now's The Time
1249-3Confirmation

** also issued on ARS G-441 in 1950s as "Now's The Time Featuring Charlie Parker".

MGV-8006   Bird And Diz - The Genius Of Charlie Parker #4   1956+

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, June 6, 1950

410-4Bloomdido
411-3An Oscar For Treadwell
411-4-
412-3Mohawk
412-6-
413-2My Melancholy Baby
414-4Leap Frog
414-6-
415-2Relaxin' With Lee
415-3-

MGV-8007   Charlie Parker Plays Cole Porter - The Genius Of Charlie Parker #5   1956+

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Jerome Darr, guitar; Teddy Kotick, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, March 31, 1954

1531-1I Get A Kick Out Of You
1531-7-
1532-1Just One Of Those Things
1533-2My Heart Belongs To Daddy
1534-1I've Got You Under My Skin

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Teddy Kotick, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, December 10, 1954

2115-4Love For Sale
2115-5 | 62VK472-
2116-2I Love Paris
2116-3-

MGV-8008   Charlie Parker And His Orchestra - Fiesta: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #6   1956+

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; Luis Miranda, congas; Jose Mangual, bongos.

NYC, March 12, 1951

540-6My Little Suede Shoes
541-2Up Poquito De Tu Amor
542-9Tico Tico
543-3Fiesta
544-2Why Do I Love You
544-6-
544-7-

Benny Harris, trumpet #1-3,5; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Max Roach, drums; possibly Jose Mangual, bongos.

NYC, January 23, 1952

1. 679-4Mama Inez
2. 680-3La Cucaracha
3. 681-6Estrellita
4. 682-3Begin The Beguine
5. 683-1La Paloma

MGV-8009   Charlie Parker - Jazz Perennial: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7   1956+

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Tommy Turk, trombone; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; Carlos Vidal, bongos.

NYC, February-March, 1949

2542 | 292-3Cardboard
2543-2 | 293-4Visa

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, May 5, 1949

2755-5 | 294-3Segment
2756-5 | 295-5Passport (common)
2757-4 | 296-3Diverse (as Segment)

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, March, 1950

371-4Star Eyes
372-12Blues (Fast)
373-2I'm In The Mood For Love

Junior Collins, French horn; Al Block, flute; Tommy Mace, oboe; Manny Thaler, bassoon; Hal McKusick, clarinet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Tony Aless, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Max Roach, drums; The Dave Lambert Singers, including Annie Ross, vocals; Dave Lambert, vocals, arranger; Gil Evans, arranger, conductor.

Fulton Recording, NYC, May 25, 1953

1238-7In The Still Of The Night
1239-9Old Folks
1240-9If I Love Again

MGV-8010   Charlie Parker And His Orchestra - Swedish Schnapps: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #8   1956+

Miles Davis, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, January 17, 1951

489-2Au Privave
489-3-
490-3She Rote
490-5-
491-1K.C. Blues
492-2Star Eyes

Red Rodney, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; John Lewis, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

RCA Victor's 24th Street Studios, NYC, August 8, 1951

609-4Blues For Alice
610-4Si Si
611-3Swedish Schnapps
611-4-
612-1Back Home Blues
612-2 | 62VK459-
613-2Lover Man

MGV-8011   The Guitar Artistry Of... Tal Farlow - Fascinatin' Rhythm   1956+

Claude Williamson, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January 17, 1955

2176-2These Foolish Things
2177-2I Remember You
2178-2How Deep Is The Ocean
2179-8Fascinating Rhythm
2180-2Manhattan
2181-4Autumn Leaves
2182-5It's You Or No One
2183-4Tenderly
2184-1There Will Never Be Another You
2185-6Just One Of Those Things

** reissue of Norgran MGN-1027 in 1955 as "The Interpretations Of Tal Farlow".

MGV-8012   Count Basie And His Orchestra - April In Paris   1956+

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Ben Powell, trombone; Bill Graham, alto sax; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Frank Foster, tenor sax, arranger; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar, arranger; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Joe Williams, vocals; Wild Bill Davis, Ernie Wilkins, arranger.

NYC, July 26, 1955

2351-1 | 62VK210April In Paris
2352-5Corner Pocket
2353-5Did 'N You
2359-4Sweetie Cakes

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, trumpet; Joe Newman, trumpet, arranger; Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell, trombone; Bill Graham, alto sax; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute, arranger; Frank Foster, tenor sax, arranger; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Joe Williams, vocals; Ernie Wilkins, arranger.

NYC, January 4, 1956

2621-3Shiny Stockings
2622-9What Am I Here For
2623-3 | 62VK443Magic
2624-2Midgets

add Quincy Jones, trumpet, arranger.

NYC, January 5, 1956

2628-4Mambo Inn
2630-4Dinner With Friends

MGV-8013   Art Tatum, Benny Carter, Louis Bellson - The Three Giants   1956+

Benny Carter, alto sax; Art Tatum, piano; Louis Bellson, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, June 25, 1954

1788-1My Blue Heaven
1789-1Blues In B Flat
1792-1I'm Left With The Blues In My Heart
1793-2Street Of Dreams
1794-2Idaho
1799-1Old Fashioned Love
1800-2'S Wonderful
1801-1Hands Across The Table

** reissue of Clef MGC-643 in 1955 as "The Tatum-Carter-Bellson Trio".

MGV-8014   Woody Herman And His Orchestra - Jazz, The Utmost!   1956+

Roy Caton, Don Fagerquist, Lee Fortier, John Howell, trumpet; Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green, trombone; Woody Herman, clarinet, alto sax, vocals; Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Sam Staff, baritone sax, flute; Nat Pierce, piano, celeste; Chubby Jackson, bass; Sonny Igoe, drums; Dolly Houston, vocals.

NYC, July 7, 1952

P47517Singin' In The Rain

Roy Caton, Phil Cook, Chris Griffin, Doug Mettome, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green, trombone; Woody Herman, clarinet, alto sax, vocals; Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Sam Staff, baritone sax, flute; Nat Pierce, piano, celeste; Chubby Jackson, bass; Art Mardigan, drums; Dolly Houston, vocals.

NYC, December 29, 1952

P48436Mother Goose Jumps
P48439Buck Dance

Joe Burnette, Roy Caton, Tommy DiCarlo, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green, trombone; Woody Herman, clarinet, alto sax; Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Trujillo, tenor sax; Sam Staff, baritone sax, flute; Nat Pierce, piano; Red Kelly, bass; Art Mardigan, drums; Clark Curtis, vocals.

NYC, May 14, 1953

P49195Moody
P49501I'm Through With Love
P49502It Just Isn't Home Without You
P49673Beau Jazz

Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Bobby Styles, Harold Wegbreit, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Vernon Friley, Urbie Green, Frank Rehak, Kai Winding, trombone; Woody Herman, clarinet, alto sax, vocals; Jerry Coker, Dick Hafer, Bill Trujillo, tenor sax; Sam Staff, baritone sax, flute; Nat Pierce, piano; Red Kelly, bass; Art Mardigan, drums.

NYC, September 11, 1953

P49807I Love Paris
P49808The Moon Is Blue

Bill Castagnino, Dick Collins, John Howell, Reuben McFall, Al Porcino, trumpet; Cy Touff, bass trumpet; Dick Kenney, Keith Moon, trombone; Woody Herman, clarinet, alto sax, vocals #1, clarinet, alto sax #2; Jerry Coker, Dick Hafer, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Sam Taylor, tenor sax #1; Jack Nimitz, baritone sax; Nat Pierce, piano; Mickey Baker, guitar #1; Lloyd Trotman, bass #1; Red Kelly, bass #2; Panama Francis, drums #1; Chuck Flores, drums #2.

NYC, March 30, 1954

1. P50935Mess Around
2. P50938 | 63VK538Mambo The Most, Part 2 (as Mambo The Utmost)

Bill Castagnino, Dick Collins, John Howell, Al Porcino, Charlie Walp, trumpet; Cy Touff, bass trumpet; Dick Kenney, Keith Moon, trombone; Woody Herman, clarinet, alto sax; Dick Hafer, Dave Madden, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Jack Nimitz, baritone sax; Nat Pierce, piano; Red Kelly, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.

Omaha, NE, July 13-15, 1954

Indian Summer
Tenderly
Stardust

** originally scheduled on Clef MGC-745.

MGV-8015   Dizzy And Django - Jazz From Paris   1956+

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Guy Destanges, Andre Gosset, Rene "Benny" Vasseur, trombone; Rene Bigerille, flute; Robert Jeannoutot, oboe; Jean Louchez, bassoon; Albert Gillot, clarinet; Yvan Allouche, Maurice Elhan, Lionel Galt, Leon Locatelli, Octave Marchesini, Georges Mignot, Albert Mousseux, Roger Sanard, Jean Sauvage, violin; Gabriel Beauvais, Andre Saulnier, viola; Pierre Coddee, Georges Schwartz, cello; Bernard Galais, harp; Arnold Ross, piano; Jean-Jacques Tilche, guitar; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums; Jo Boyer, Daniel White, arranger.

"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 5, 1952

14789The Man I Love
14790Night And Day
14791Sweet And Lovely
14792My Old Flame
14793I Waited For You
14794Ghost Of A Chance

Maurice Vander, piano; Django Reinhardt, guitar; Pierre Michelot, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.

Studio "B" Pathe-Marconi Magellan, Paris, France, March 10 or 11, 1953

17276Blues For Ike
17277September Song
17278Night And Day
17279Insensiblement
17280Manoir De Mes Reves
17281Nuages
17282Brazil
17283Confessin'

** originally scheduled on Clef MGC-747.

MGV-8016   Concerto For Drums By Louis Bellson   1956+

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Don Abney, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

NYC, June 21, 1954

1772-3Charlie's Blues
1773-3I'll Remember April
1774-1Buffalo Joe
1775-1Stompin' At The Savoy
1776-1Love For Sale
1777-1The Man I Love
1778-1Basically Speaking, Duvivier That Is
1779-1Concerto For Drums

** reissue of Norgran MGN-1011 in 1954 as "The Louis Bellson Quintet".

MGV-8017   Dizzy In Greece   1957

Emmett Berry, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Gordon, Quincy Jones, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Rod Leavitt, Melba Liston, Frank Rehack, trombone; Jimmy Powell, Phil Woods, alto sax; Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; Marty Flax, baritone sax; Walter Davis, piano; Nelson Boyd, string bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

NYC, May 18 & 19, 1956

2832-2Hey, Pete

same personnel.

NYC, June 6, 1956

2840-1Yesterdays
2841-2Tin Tin Deo
2842-2Groovin' For Nat
2845-2Annie's Dance
2846-2Cool Breeze
2847-1School Days

Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermet Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, arranger; Al Grey, Rod Levitt, trombone; Melba Liston, trombone, arranger; Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Benny Golson, tenor sax, arranger; Billy Root, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul West, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Ernie Wilkins, arranger.

NYC, April 8, 1957

20838-13Stablemates
20839-15That's All
20840-2Groovin' High

** part of Verve 314 527 900-2 in 1995 as "Dizzy Gillespie - Birks Works: The Verve Big-Band Sessions".

MGV-8018   Basie Roars Again   1956+

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ernie Wilkins, alto, tenor sax, arranger; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Buck Clayton, Andy Gibson, Buster Harding, Nat Pierce, Don Redman, A.K. Salim, arranger.

NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952

837-2You're Not The Kind (as Blee-Blop Blues)

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, Johnny Mandel, Benny Powell, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ernie Wilkins, alto, tenor sax, arranger; Frank Foster, Frank Wess, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Neal Hefti, arranger.

Los Angeles, CA, July 13, 1953

1257-5Blues Go Away

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Henderson Chambers, Henry Coker, Benny Powell, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ernie Wilkins, alto, tenor sax, arranger; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, arranger; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar, arranger; Eddie Jones, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Neal Hefti, Johnny Mandel, arranger.

NYC, December 12, 1953

1403-3Peace Pipe
1404-3Straight Life
1406-2Softly With Feeling
1408-1Base Goes Wess

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ernie Wilkins, alto, tenor sax, arranger; Frank Wess, tenor sax; Frank Foster, tenor sax, arranger; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Manny Albam, Neal Hefti, arranger.

NYC, August 16, 1954

1889-2She's Just My Size

Foster plays, tenor sax; Basie plays, piano, organ. Buster Harding, arranger; replaces Albam.

NYC, August 17, 1954

1895-7Stereophonic
1896-2Sixteen Men Swinging
1899-2Mambo Mist

** originally scheduled on Clef MGC-723.

MGV-8019   The Lionel Hampton Big Orchestra - Travelin' Band   1956+

Billy Brooks, Wallace Davenport, Ed Mullens, Ed Preston, trumpet; Al Hayse, Hal Roberts, Arnett Sparrow, trombone; Willie Ruff, French horn; James Araki, Bobby Plater, alto sax; Ritney Brauer, Eddie Chamblee, tenor sax; Joe Evans, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, piano, drums, vocals; Dwight Mitchell, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Peter Badie, bass; Rufus Jones, Buddy Rich, drums; Isarova Hernandez, congas.

Los Angeles, CA, August 2, 1955

2391-2 | 62VK223Midnight Sun
2392-3Air Mail Special
2393-1Flying Home
2394-1It's A Blue World
2395-3Swingin' On C
2396-1Shalom Shalom
2397-5The Blues Ain't News To Me

Willie Ruff, French horn; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Dwight Mitchell, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Peter Badie, bass; Rufus Jones, drums; Isarova Hernandez, congas.

Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1955

2399-1Song Of The Vineyard

Billy Brooks, trumpet; Eddie Chamblee, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Billy Mackel, guitar; Peter Badie, bass; Rufus Jones, drums; Vicki Lee, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, September 6, 1955

2486-2Pig Ears & Rice
2487-9Baby Don't Love Me No More

** reissue of Clef MGC-670 in 1955 as "Lionel Hampton Big Band".

MGV-8020   Ben Webster - King Of The Tenors   1956+

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

NYC, April 21, 1953

1227-9Cottontail
1228-4Danny Boy (Londonderry Air)
1229-3Bounce Blues

Harry Edison, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, December 8, 1953

1362-5That's All
1363-2Pennies From Heaven
1364-3Tenderly
1365-5Jive At Six
1366-3Don't Get Around Much Anymore

** reissue of Norgran MGN-1001 in 1954 as "The Consummate Artistry Of Ben Webster".

MGV-8021   Tal Farlow - Tal   1956+

Eddie Costa, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Vinnie Burke, bass.

NYC, March, 1956

2823-6Chuckles
2824-1You Don't Know What Love Is
2825-3How About You
2826-2Broadway
2827-2Anything Goes
2828-2Isn't It Romantic
2829-2Yesterdays
2830-4There Is No Greater Love

** originally scheduled on Norgran MGN-1102.

MGV-8022   Ray Brown - Bass Hit!   1956+

Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Ray Linn, trumpet; Herbie Harper, trombone; Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet, tenor, baritone sax; Jack Dulong, Herb Geller, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, November 21, 1956

4049-6Little Toe
4050-7All Of You
4051-6Everything I Have Is Yours
4052-3Alone Together

Conrad Gozzo, trumpet; Mel Lewis, drums; replaces Candoli, Stoller.

Los Angeles, CA, November 23, 1956

4054-20Will You Still Be Mine
4055-6My Foolish Heart
4056-4Blues For Sylvia
4057-8Blues For Lorraine

Ray Brown, bass.

4058-7Solo For Unaccompanied Bass

** originally scheduled on Norgran MGN-1105.

MGV-8023   Illinois Jacquet - Swing's The Thing   1956+

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Jimmy Jones, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, October 16, 1956

4022-4Achtung
4023-4Harlem Nocturne
4024-3Las Vegas Blues
4025-3Can't We Be Friends
4026-8Have You Met Miss Jones
4027-4Lullaby Of The Leaves

** originally scheduled on Clef MGC-750.

MGV-8024   The Oscar Peterson Trio At The Stratford Shakespearean Festival   1956+

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.

"Stratford Shakespearean Festival", Stratford, ON, Canada, August 8, 1956

Falling In Love With Love
How About You
Flamingo
Swinging On A Star
Noreen's Nocturne
Gypsy In My Soul
How High The Moon
Love You Madly
52nd Street Theme

** originally scheduled on Clef MGC-751.

MGV-8025   The Canadian Scene Via The Phil Nimmons Group   1956+

Erich Taugott, trumpet; Ross Culley, trombone; Phil Nimmons, clarinet; Jerry Toth, alto sax; Julian Filanowski, tenor sax; Eddie Karam, baritone sax; Vic Gentro, accordion; Rudy Toth, piano; Murray Lauder, bass; Jack McQuade, drums.

"Stratford Shakespearean Festival", Stratford, ON, Canada, circa August 8, 1956???

April In Paris
Humphy
Pick Yourself Up
Muggs
Rhumba Pseudo
Someone To Watch Over Me
Stompin' At The Savoy
We'll Be Together Again

** originally scheduled on Clef MGC-753.

MGV-8026   Music For Torching With Billie Holiday   1956+

Harry Edison, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; John Simmons, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, August 23, 1955

2438-2I Don't Want To Cry Anymore
2440-1I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
2442-4Gone With The Wind
2444-1It Had To Be You

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1955

2446-3Come Rain Or Come Shine
2449-8A Fine Romance
2451-3I Get A Kick Out Of You
2453-3Isn't This A Lovely Day

** reissue of Clef MGC-669 in 1955.

MGV-8027   Recital By Billie Holiday   1957

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, April, 1952

788-2If The Moon Turns Green
789-3Remember
790-1Autumn In New York

Joe Newman, trumpet; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, July 27, 1952

839-6My Man
840-4Lover Come Back To Me
841-3Stormy Weather
842-2Yesterdays
843-2He's Funny That Way
844-3Can't Face The Music

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Ed Shaughnessy, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, April 14, 1954

1567-1How Deep Is The Ocean
1568-1What A Little Moonlight Can Do
1569-5I Cried For You

** reissue of Clef MGC-686 in 1955.

MGV-8028   West Coast Jazz With Stan Getz, Shelly Manne, Leroy Vinnegar, Conte Candoli, Lou Levy   1957

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Lou Levy, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1955

2428-2East Of The Sun
2429-3Four
2430-6A Night In Tunisia
2431-1Suddenly It's Spring
2432-3Summertime
2433-4Shine

** reissue of Norgran MGN-1032 in 1955.

MGV-8029   Stan Getz '57   1956+

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; John Williams, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Frank Isola, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July 30, 1953

1241-4Love And The Weather
1243-4Spring Is Here

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1953

1263-1Minor Blues
1264-2Fascinatin' Rhythm

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 22, 1953

1279-2Pot Luck

** originally scheduled on Norgran MGN-1087 as "Stan Getz '56".
** also issued on ARS G-443 in 1950s.

MGV-8030   Metronome All-Stars 1956   1956+

George Wallington, piano.

NYC, June 18, 1956

2859-1Lady Fair

Thad Jones, trumpet; Eddie Bert, trombone; Tony Scott, clarinet; Lee Konitz, alto sax; Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Serge Chaloff, baritone sax; Teddy Charles, vibes; Billy Taylor, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Charles Mingus, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

2860-1Billie's Bounce

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, trumpet; Joe Newman, trumpet, arranger; Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell, trombone; Bill Graham, alto sax; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Williams, vocals.

NYC, June 25, 1956

2900-4April In Paris
2903Every Day I Have The Blues

Thad Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, trombone; Frank Wess, tenor sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Williams, vocals.

2904-5Party Blues

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, trumpet; Joe Newman, trumpet, arranger; Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell, trombone; Bill Graham, alto sax; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Joe Williams, vocals; Ernie Wilkins, arranger.

NYC, June 27, 1956

2911-2One O'Clock Jump (long version)
2912-2 | 62VK450Basie's Back In Town

** reissue of Clef MGC-743 in 1956.

MGV-8031   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Featuring The Gene Krupa Trio   1956+

Charlie Ventura, tenor, baritone sax; Teddy Napoleon, piano; Gene Krupa, drums.

"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946

Stompin' At The Savoy
Body And Soul
63VK634Dark Eyes

same personnel.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, May 27, 1946

911 | 219Idaho, Part 1
912 | 220Idaho, Part 2

same personnel.

live in NYC, June, 1952

The Man I Love

** reissue of Mercury MGC-500 in 1952.

MGV-8032   Oscar Peterson Plays Cole Porter   not released

Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.

Los Angeles, CA, November 25, 1951

634-6Love For Sale

Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 1952

708-1Just One Of Those Things

Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.

Los Angeles, CA, early December, 1952

904-1Let's Do It
908-6Night And Day
910-1What Is This Thing Called Love
913-8Anything Goes
914-1I've Got You Under My Skin
919-3I Love You
922-2In The Still Of The Night
923-3Every Time We Say Goodbye
925-3Begin The Beguine
926-3So Near And Yet So Far

** originally issued on Mercury MGC-603 in 1953.

MGV-8033   Oscar Peterson Plays Irving Berlin   not released

Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.: same session.

Los Angeles, CA, early December, 1952

906-2I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
909-5Isn't This A Lovely Day
916-8Cheek To Cheek
927-3Blue Skies
937-3Always

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, circa December, 1952

942-1Easter Parade
943-1Alexander's Ragtime Band
944-1The Song Is Ended
945-1Say It Isn't So
946-1Remember
947-3If I Had You
948-1How Deep Is The Ocean

** originally issued on Mercury MGC-604 in 1953.

MGV-8034   Oscar Peterson Plays George Gershwin   not released

Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, early December, 1952

898-2Love Walked In
899-1I Got Rhythm
901-1A Foggy Day
902-5Strike Up The Band
903-2The Man I Love
905-3It Ain't Necessarily So
907-1I've Got A Crush On You
911-2Oh, Lady Be Good
912-4'S Wonderful
915-3Fascinatin' Rhythm
920-3Somebody Loves Me
921-4I Was Doin' Alright

** originally issued on Mercury MGC-605 in 1953.

MGV-8035   Oscar Peterson Plays Duke Ellington   not released

Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.: same session.

Los Angeles, CA, early December, 1952

917-5I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
918-1In A Mellow Tone
924-1Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
928-5Take The "A" Train
929-2Sophisticated Lady
930-4Cottontail
931-1Prelude To A Kiss
932-1Things Ain't What They Used To Be
933-2Rockin' In Rhythm
934-6Never No Lament (Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me)
935-2Don't Get Around Much Anymore
936-1John Hardy's Wife

** originally issued on Mercury MGC-606 in 1953.

MGV-8036   The Genius Of Art Tatum #1   1957

Art Tatum, piano.

Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953

1411-1Can't We Be Friends
1412-1This Can't Be Love
1413-4Elegy
1416-2If You Hadn't Gone Away (as Blues In My Heart)
1421-1Begin The Beguine
1422-1Humoresque
1425-1Judy
1428-1Dixieland Band

** reissue of Clef MGC-612 in 1954.

MGV-8037   The Genius Of Art Tatum #2   1957

Art Tatum, piano.: same session.

Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953

1414-1Memories Of You
1415-4Over The Rainbow
1417-1Body And Soul
1418-2The Man I Love
1419-1Makin' Whoopee

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953

1480-1Mighty Lak A Rose

** reissue of Clef MGC-613 in 1954.

MGV-8038   The Genius Of Art Tatum #3   1957

Art Tatum, piano.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953

1423-1Louise
1424-1Love For Sale
1426-1I'm Comin' Virginia
1427-2Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
1429-1Embraceable You
1430-1Come Rain Or Come Shine

** reissue of Clef MGC-614 in 1954.

MGV-8039   The Genius Of Art Tatum #4   1957

Art Tatum, piano.: same session.

Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953

1431-1Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
1432-1There Will Never Be Another You
1433-1Tenderly
1434-1What Does It Take
1435-1You Took Advantage Of Me
1437-1I've Got The World On A String
1438-1Yesterdays

** reissue of Clef MGC-615 in 1954.

MGV-8040   The Genius Of Art Tatum #5   1957

Art Tatum, piano.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953

1452-1Have You Met Miss Jones
1453-1In A Sentimental Mood
1457-1Isn't This A Lovely Day
1459-1Without A Song
1460-1Stompin' At The Savoy
1461-1My Last Affair
1463-1Taboo

** reissue of Clef MGC-618 in 1954.

MGV-8041   not used

MGV-8042   not used

MGV-8043   not used

MGV-8044   not used

MGV-8045   not used

MGV-8046   not used

MGV-8047   not used

MGV-8048   not used

MGV-8049   Norman Granz' Jam Session #1   1957

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges, Charlie Parker, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July, 1952

802-2Jam Blues
804-2Ballad Medley

** reissue of Mercury MGC-601 in 1952.

MGV-8050   Norman Granz' Jam Session #2   1957

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges, Charlie Parker, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.: same session.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July, 1952

803-3What Is This Thing Called Love
805-2Funky Blues

** reissue of Mercury MGC-602 in 1952.

MGV-8051   Norman Granz' Jam Session #3   1957

Harry Edison, trumpet; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Benny Carter, Willie Smith, alto sax; Stan Getz, Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Count Basie, piano #1; Arnold Ross, piano #2; Freddie Green, guitar; John Simmons, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1953

1. 1259-6Apple Jam
2. 1262-4Ballad Medley

** reissue of Clef MGC-4003 in 1953.

MGV-8052   Norman Granz' Jam Session #4   1957

Harry Edison, trumpet; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Benny Carter, Willie Smith, alto sax; Stan Getz, Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Arnold Ross, piano #2; Count Basie, piano #1, organ #2; Freddie Green, guitar; John Simmons, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1953

1. 1260-2Oh, Lady Be Good
2. 1261-2Blues For The Count

** reissue of Clef MGC-4004 in 1953.

MGV-8053   Norman Granz' Jam Session #5   1957

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, September 2, 1953

1284-3Jamming For Clef
1285-2Rose Room

** reissue of Clef MGC-4005 in 1953.

MGV-8054   Norman Granz' Jam Session #6   1957

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

NYC, October 30, 1954

2032-1Stompin' At The Savoy (Part I)
2033-1Stompin' At The Savoy (Part II)

** reissue of Clef MGC-656 in 1955.

MGV-8055   The Genius Of Art Tatum #6   1957

Art Tatum, piano.

Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953

1420-1September Song
1439-1I Hadn't Anyone Till You
1440-1Night And Day
1441-1Jitterbug Waltz
1444-1You're Driving Me Crazy

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953

1479-1Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954

1586-1Stars Fell On Alabama
1587-1Blue Moon

** reissue of Clef MGC-657 in 1955.

MGV-8056   The Genius Of Art Tatum #7   1957

Art Tatum, piano.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953

1442-1Someone To Watch Over Me
1443-1The Very Thought Of You
1445-1I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953

1446-1Stardust
1448-1Where Or When
1449-1Stay As Sweet As You Are
1454-1I'll See You Again

** reissue of Clef MGC-658 in 1955.

MGV-8057   The Genius Of Art Tatum #8   1957

Art Tatum, piano.: same session.

Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953

1447-1I Cover The Waterfront
1450-1Fine And Dandy
1451-1All The Things You Are
1462-1I'm In The Mood For Love
1476-1When A Woman Loves A Man
1477-1Willow Weep For Me
1478-1Ain't Misbehavin'

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954

1596-1Love Me Or Leave Me

** reissue of Clef MGC-659 in 1955.

MGV-8058   The Genius Of Art Tatum #9   1957

Art Tatum, piano.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953

1455-1I'll See You In My Dreams
1456-1Ill Wind
1458-1Blue Skies
1464-1Would You Like To Take A Walk
1465-1I've Got A Crush On You
1466-1Japanese Sandman
1468-1Aunt Hagar's Blues

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954

1593-1Lover Come Back To Me

** reissue of Clef MGC-660 in 1955.

MGV-8059   The Genius Of Art Tatum #10   1957

Art Tatum, piano.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953

1467-1Too Marvelous For Words
1469-1Just Like A Butterfly That's Caught In The Rain
1470-1Gone With The Wind
1471-1Danny Boy
1472-1They Can't Take That Away From Me
1473-1Tea For Two
1474-1It's The Talk Of The Town
1475-1Blue Lou

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954

1589-1Caravan

** reissue of Clef MGC-661 in 1955.

MGV-8060   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene   1957

Lester Young, tenor sax; Nat King Cole as Aye Guy, piano; Buddy Rich, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March-April, 1946

354-1 | 62VK226I Want To Be Happy

Sonny Berman, Conrad Gozzo, trumpet; Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson, trombone; Vincent DeRosa, French horn; Harry Klee, Hal McKusick, alto sax, clarinet, flute; Herbie Steward, Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Arvin Garrison, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Ralph Burns, arranger, director.

Los Angeles, CA, October, 1946

2075Introspection

Sonny Berman, Pete Candoli, Conrad Gozzo, Al Killian, Dale Pearce, trumpet; Bill Harris, Ed Kusby, Ollie Wilson, trombone; Vincent DeRosa, Evan Hall, French horn; Harry Klee, flute, clarinet, alto sax; Julius Jacobs, oboe; Robert Swanson, bassoon; Arthur Fleming, contrabassoon; Hal McKusick, alto sax; Herbie Steward, Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Harry Bluestone, Robert Jamison, Carl Walker, violin; Arthur Krafton, cello; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Arvin Garrison, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Jackie Mills, Jimmy Pratt, percussion; George Handy, arranger, director.

2076-7The Bloos

Willie Smith, alto sax; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Jo Jones, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, circa November, 1947

1508 | 233 | 1900Sophisticated Lady

Doug Mettome, Al Porcino, Ray Wetzel, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Bart Varsalona, bass trombone; Vincent Jacobs, French horn; John LaPorta, clarinet; Sonny Salad, Murray Williams, alto sax; Charlie Parker, alto sax #1; Pete Mondello, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Manny Albam, baritone sax; Manny Fidler, Sid Harris, Sam Kaplan, Harry Katzman, Gene Orloff, Ziggy Smirnoff, violin; Nat Nathanson, Fred Ruzilla, viola; Joe Benaventi, cello; Tony Aless, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Diego Ibarra, congas, bongos; Neal Hefti, arranger, conductor.

NYC, December, 1947 & fall 1948

1. 2071-5 | 62VK205Repetition
2. 2072Rhumbacito

Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax.

circa 1948 or January, 1945

2073 | 63VK641Picasso

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen, trumpet; Gene Johnson, Fred Skerritt, alto sax; Jose Madera, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Leslie Johnakins, baritone sax; Rene Hernandez, piano; Roberto Rodriguez, bass; Luis Miranda, congas; Jose Mangual, bongos; Ubaldo Nieto, timbales; Machito, arranger, conductor.

NYC, January, 1949

2172-3/4 | 299Tanga

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

NYC, February 10, 1949

2081-5The Bird

Bud Powell, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, circa February, 1949

2199-1 | 244-1 | 62VK234Cherokee

Harry Carney, baritone sax; Billy Strayhorn, piano; Fred Guy, guitar; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Sonny Greer, drums; unidentified strings, Duke Ellington, arranger.

NYC, 1949

2077Sono
2078Frustration

** reissue of Clef MGC-4007 in 1953.

MGV-8061   Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra   1957

Harry "Sweets" Edison, trumpet; Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Carl Perkins, piano; Gerald Wiggins, organ; Irving Ashby, guitar; Curtis Counce, bass; Al Bartee, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 3, 1955

2543-1Love Is Here To Stay
2544-2Empathy
2545-2East Of The Sun
2546-1Cool Bill
2547-7Sophia
2548-5Stardust
2549-5Learnin' The Blues
2550-9Honeysuckle Rose

** reissue of Clef MGC-676 in 1955.

MGV-8062   Norman Granz' Jam Session #7   1957

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, September 2, 1953

1281-3Blue Lou
1282-3Just You, Just Me

** reissue of Clef MGC-677 in 1955.

MGV-8063   Count Basie Swings-Joe Williams Sings   1957

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Ben Powell, trombone; Bill Graham, alto sax; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Frank Foster, tenor sax, arranger; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar, arranger; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Joe Williams, vocals; Wild Bill Davis, Ernie Wilkins, arranger.

NYC, May 17, 1955

2347-2 | 64VK364Every Day I Have The Blues
2348-5The Comeback
2349-2 | 62VK208Alright, Okay, You Win
2350-3 | 64VK366In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down)

same personnel.

NYC, July 26, 1955

2354-2Teach Me Tonight
2355-3Please Send Me Someone To Love
2356-3My Baby Upsets Me
2357-2Ev'ry Day (I Fall In Love)
2358-2 | 62VK209Roll 'Em Pete

** reissue of Clef MGC-678 in 1955.

MGV-8064   The Art Tatum-Roy Eldridge-Alvin Stoller-John Simmons Quartet   1957

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, flugelhorn; Art Tatum, piano; John Simmons, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, March 23-29, 1955

2302-1I Surrender, Dear
2303-1The Moon Is Low
2304-1You Took Advantage Of Me
2305-5I Won't Dance
2306-2Moon Song
2307-1This Can't Be Love
2308-4In A Sentimental Mood
2309-1Night And Day

** reissue of Clef MGC-679 in 1955.

MGV-8065   Illinois Jacquet And Ben Webster - The Kid And The Brute   1957

Russell Jacquet, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; John Acea, piano; Al Lucas, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; Chino Pozo, congas.

NYC, December 13, 1954

2117-5Jacquet's Dilemma
2118-2Mambocito Mio
2119-3September Song
2120-1Saph

Illinois Jacquet, Ben Webster, tenor sax; John Acea, piano; Al Lucas, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.

2121-1The Kid And The Brute
2122-2I Wrote This For The Kid

** reissue of Clef MGC-680 in 1955.

MGV-8066   Gene Krupa-Lionel Hampton-Teddy Wilson Playing Some Of The Selections They Played In The Benny Goodman Movie   1957

Lionel Hampton, vibes; Teddy Wilson, piano; Red Callender, bass; Gene Krupa, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July 31, 1955

2360-4Avalon
2361-6 | 63VK630I Got Rhythm
2362-4Moonglow
2363-2Blues For Benny
2364-4Just You, Just Me
2366-2Airmail Special

** reissue of Clef MGC-681 in 1955.

MGV-8067   Slide Trombone Featuring Lawrence Brown   1957

Lawrence Brown, trombone; Sam (The Man) Taylor, tenor sax; LeRoy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; LeRoy Lovett, vocals; Lawrence Brown, arranger.

Fine Sound, NYC, January 26, 1955

2225-3Rose Of The Rio Grande
2226-2Caravan
2227-6Down The Street, 'Round The Corner Blues
2228-4Where Or When

Ernie Royal, Phillip Sunkel, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Arthur Clarke, Alvin Cohn, tenor sax; Daniel Bank, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Ralph Burns, arranger, conductor.

Fine Sound, NYC, September 14, 1955

2521-2Ill Wind
2522-5You Took Advantage Of Me
2523-4Autumn In New York
2524-4Blues For Duke
2525-5Just As Though You Were Here
2526-5Just One Of Those Things

** reissue of Clef MGC-682 in 1955.

MGV-8068   Little Jazz   1957

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, September 14, 1954

1961-1If I Had You
1962-2Blue Moon
1963-5Stormy Weather
1964-1Sweethearts On Parade
1965-3A Foggy Day
1966-1I Only Have Eyes For You
1967-1Sweet Georgia Brown
1968-1The Song Is Ended

** reissue of Clef MGC-683 in 1955.

MGV-8069   Krupa And Rich   1956+

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, November 1, 1955

2527-3 | 63VK632Gene's Blues
2528-3Buddy's Blues
2529-1Bernie's Tune
2530-1I Never Knew
2531-2Sweethearts On Parade

** reissue of Clef MGC-684 in 1955.

MGV-8070   The Count!   1957

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Joe Newman, Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ernie Wilkins, alto, tenor sax; Floyd Johnson, Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Neal Hefti, arranger.

NYC, January 17, 1952

665-4New Basie Blues
666-4Sure Thing
667-2Why Not
668-4Fawncy Meeting You

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ernie Wilkins, alto, tenor sax, arranger; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Buck Clayton, Andy Gibson, Buster Harding, Nat Pierce, Don Redman, A.K. Salim, arranger.

NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952

822-6Jack And Jill
825-2Hob Nail Boogie
826-4Basie Talks
827-3Paradise Squat
829-3Bunny
832-5Cash Box
833-4Bootsie
834-2Tom Whaley

** reissue of Clef MGC-685 in 1955.

MGV-8071   The Exciting Gene Krupa   1957

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Willie Smith, alto sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Steve Jordan, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Gene Krupa, drums.

NYC, April 14, 1953

1205-4Coronation Hop
1207-11Overtime

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Gene Krupa, drums; with Herb Ellis, guitar.

NYC, September 10, 1953

1308-1Imagination
1309-1Don't Take Your Love From Me
1310-5Midget
1311-3I'm Coming Virginia
1312-3Payin' Them Dues Blues
1313-3Jungle Drums
1314-2Showcase
1315-5Swedish Schnapps (as Swedish Pastry)

** reissue of Clef MGC-687 in 1955.

MGV-8072   The Oscar Peterson Quartet #1   1957

Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 1952

701-1The Astaire Blues
704-1Oh, Lady Be Good
705-1Body And Soul
706-1Stompin' At The Savoy

** reissue of Clef MGC-688 in 1955 as "The Oscar Peterson Quartet".

MGV-8073   Machito - Afro-Cuban Jazz: The Music Of Chico O'Farrill   1957

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Harry Edison, Al Stewart, Bob Woodlen, trumpet; unknown, clarinet; Gene Johnson, Charlie Parker, Fred Skerritt, alto sax; Jose Madera, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Sol Rabinowitz, tenor, baritone sax; Leslie Johnakins, baritone sax; Rene Hernandez, piano; Roberto Rodriguez, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Rafael Miranda, Chano Pozo, congas; Jose Mangual, bongos; Ubaldo Nieto, timbales; Machito, maracas; Chico O'Farrill, arranger, conductor.

NYC, December 21, 1950 or late 1948

557-4Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Cancion
558-6Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Mambo, Part 1
559-4Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Mambo, Part 2
560-2Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: 6/8
561-3Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Jazz
562-4Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Rhumba Abierta

Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis, trumpet; Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito, trombone; George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Rene Hernandez, piano; Roberto Rodriguez, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Luis Miranda, congas; Candido, Jose Mangual, bongos; Ubaldo Nieto, timbales; Chico O'Farrill, arranger, conductor.

NYC, January 21, 1951

468-2The Second Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Part I - Introductory
469-3The Second Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Part II - Pregon
469a-2The Second Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Part III - 6/8
470-3The Second Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Part IV - Jazz
471-6The Second Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Part V - Cancion Antigua
472-4The Second Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Part VI - Rumba Final
473-4Havana Special
474-5Fiesta Time

** reissue of Clef MGC-689 in 1955.

MGV-8074   Songs By Billie Holiday - Solitude   1957

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1952

764-3East Of The Sun
765-1Blue Moon
766-1You Go To My Head
767-2You Turned The Tables On Me
768-1Easy To Love
769-3These Foolish Things
770-3I Only Have Eyes For You
771-1Solitude

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, April, 1952

784-1Everything I Have Is Yours
785-4Love For Sale
786-4Moon Glow
787-3Tenderly

** reissue of Clef MGC-690 in 1956.

MGV-8075   Flip Phillips And His Orchestra - Flip Wails   1957

Harry Edison, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, July 1, 1950

439-4Be Be
440-4Dream A Little Dream Of Me
441-2Bright Blues

Bill Harris, trombone; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Dick Hyman, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Jo Jones, drums.

NYC, March 8, 1951

535-4Cheek To Cheek
536-4Funky Blues
537-5I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
538-11Indiana

Bill Harris, trombone; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Lou Levy, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass, vocals; Joe McDonald, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1951

614-3Broadway
615-6Sojoro
617-2Apple Honey
618-2Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
619-2Long Island Boogie
620-1Stardust

** reissue of Clef MGC-691 in 1956.

MGV-8076   Flip Phillips And His Orchestra - Swinging With Flip   1957

Allen Smith, trumpet; Charlie Etter, trombone; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Jerome Richardson, baritone sax; Richard Wyands, piano; Vernon Alley, bass; Earl Watkins, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, February, 1952

711-5Goodbye
712-3Salute To Pres
713-3Swedish Pastry

Al Porcino, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Charlie Kennedy, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Mickey Crane, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Clyde Lombardi, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, March 21, 1952

749-3Someone To Watch Over Me
750-3I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket
751-2Singing In The Rain
752-2Gina

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, March, 1952

776-6If I Had You
777-13Cottontail
778-2Blues For The Midgets
779-2What Is This Thing Called Love?

Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, December 14, 1952

976-1Trio Boogie

** reissue of Clef MGC-692 in 1956.

MGV-8077   Flip Phillips And His Orchestra Featuring Howard McGhee, Benny Green - Flip   1957

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

NYC, circa September-October, 1947

607D | 229Cake
608E | 230 | 1895Znarg Blues
609B | 231 | 1896My Old Flame
610D | 232Cool

John D'Agostino, Buddy Morrow, Tommy Turk, Kai Winding, trombone; Sonny Criss, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Mickey Crane, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

NYC or Los Angeles, CA, February 11 or September 26, 1949

2538 | 288-4Swingin' For Julie And Brownie (aka Put That Back)
2540 | 290-4By The Lazy River

Billy Butterfield, trumpet; Benny Green, trombone; Pete Mondello, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Mickey Crane, piano; Sam Bruno, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, August 29, 1949

280-6This Can't Be Love
281-2Cookie

Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Mickey Crane, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums.

NYC, December 5, 1949

325-3Drowsy
326-12Vortex
327-8Milano
328-1But Beautiful

** reissue of Clef MGC-693 in 1956.

MGV-8078   Recital By Oscar Peterson   not released

Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.

Los Angeles, CA, May or June, 1952

796-3Willow Weep For Me

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1953

1329-1Pompton Turnpike
1330-1Cherokee
1331-1Soft Winds
1333-3The Continental

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.

Los Angeles, CA, April 27, 1954

1700-1Alone Together

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, October 27, 1954

2009-1Give Me The Simple Life
2010-1Singin' In The Rain
2011-1Love You Madly

** originally issued on Clef MGC-694 in 1956.

MGV-8079   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson   not released

Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass.

NYC, January 19, 1951

504-2Fancy Free (as Gypsy In My Soul)
505-1On The Alamo
506-3Lullaby Of The Leaves
507-1Laura
510-2September In The Rain

Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.

Los Angeles, CA, November 25, 1951

632-8It's Easy To Remember
635-5Until The Real Thing Comes Along

Oscar Peterson, piano; Irving Ashby, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.

Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1952

696-1These Foolish Things

Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.

Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1953

1338-2You're Too Beautiful

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 7, 1953

1359-1Look For The Silver Lining

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.

Los Angeles, CA, November 16, 1954

2090-2Body And Soul
2091-3I Cover The Waterfront

** originally issued on Clef MGC-695 in 1956.

MGV-8080   Music By Oscar Peterson - Tenderly   not released

Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass.

NYC, March, 1950

374-3Debut
375-1They Didn't Believe Me
376-3Lover Come Back To Me
377-1Where Or When
378-3Three O'Clock In The Morning
379-1All The Things You Are
380-1Oscar's Blues
381-3Tenderly

Oscar Peterson, piano; Major Holley, bass.

NYC, May 8, 1950

394-1Little White Lies
395-3In The Middle Of A Kiss
396-4Nameless
398-1Two Sleepy People

** originally issued on Clef MGC-696 in 1956.

MGV-8081   Music By Oscar Peterson - Keyboard   not released

Oscar Peterson, piano; Major Holley, bass.: same session.

NYC, May 8, 1950

399-1Tico Tico
400-1Get Happy
401-2Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
402-1Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
403-1Deep Purple
404-1Robbin's Nest
405-1I'll Remember April
407-3Exactly Like You

Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass.

NYC, August, 1950

450-1Easy To Love
452-1Taking A Chance On Love
454-1Squatty Roo
455-1After All

** originally issued on Clef MGC-697 in 1956.

MGV-8082   An Evening With Oscar Peterson   not released

Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass.: same session.

NYC, August, 1950

456-2Caravan
457-1Summer Nocturne
458-1Salute To Garner
459-2I Get A Kick Out Of You
460-2What's New
461-1Dark Eyes
462-1What Is It
463-2The Way You Look Tonight
465-1Minor Blues

same personnel.

NYC, January 19, 1951

501-8How High The Moon
502-6The Nearness Of You

Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 1952

703-1Slow Down

** originally issued on Clef MGC-698 in 1956.

MGV-8083   Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra - Jazz North Of The Border And South Of The Border   1957

Roy Eldridge, Al Porcino, trumpet; Eddie Bert, Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson, trombone; Bart Varsalona, bass trombone; Lenny Hambro, Charlie Kennedy, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Pete Mondello, baritone, tenor sax; Ralph Burns, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Chico O'Farrill, arranger, conductor.

NYC, August 7, 1951

593-3Dance One
594-3Bright One
595-3Flamingo
596-3Last One

Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis, trumpet; Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito, trombone; George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Rene Hernandez, piano; Roberto Rodriguez, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Luis Miranda, congas; Candido, Jose Mangual, bongos; Ubaldo Nieto, timbales; Bobby Escoto, vocals; Chico O'Farrill, arranger, conductor.

NYC, November 24, 1951

636-5Peanut Vendor
637-6Ill Wind
638-4Malaguena

Bernie Glow, Al Porcino, Dick Sherman, Al Stewart, Nick Travis, trumpet; Eddie Bert, Carl Elmer, Fred Zito, trombone; Lennie Hambro, Charlie Kennedy, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Gene DiNovi, piano; Clyde Lombardi, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Chico O'Farrill, arranger, conductor.

NYC, March 24, 1952

737-3Heat Wave
738-2It Ain't Necessarily So
739-3Guess What
740-2Cry Baby Blues

unidentified orchestra, Chico O'Farrill, leader.

Los Angeles, CA, April 16, 1954

1575-5You Stepped Out Of A Dream

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, April 21, 1954

1579-5Siboney

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954

1582-1No Te Importe Saber

** reissue of Clef MGC-699 in 1956.

MGV-8084   Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra - Jazz Moods   1957

Joe Newman, trumpet #1,2,4; Russell Jacquet, trumpet #1-3, trumpet, vocals #4; Ernie Henry, alto sax #1,2,4; Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Rudy Williams, baritone sax #1,2,4; Johnny Acea, piano; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Lee Abrams, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 1951

1. 493-2Hippity Hop
2. 494-4Later For The Happenin'
3. 495-4Moe
4. 496-1On The Sunny Side Of The Street

Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Carl Perkins, piano; Oscar Moore, guitar; Red Callender, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

497-1Speedliner
498-2Lazy Blues
499-5Pastel
500-2All Of Me

Russell Jacquet, Joe Newman, Elmon Wright, Lammar Wright, trumpet; Henry Coker, Matthew Gee, trombone; Ernie Henry, Earl Warren, alto sax; Lowell Hastings, Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; John Acea, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Al Lucas, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums; A.K. Salim, arranger.

NYC, March 21, 1952

753-5Boot 'Em Up
754-7Bluesitis
755-3Swinging Home

** reissue of Clef MGC-700 in 1956.

MGV-8085   Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra Featuring Count Basie - Port Of Rico   1957

Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Count Basie, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Jimmy Crawford, drums.

NYC, July 22, 1952

818-4 | 62VK217Lean Baby
819-6Somewhere Along The Way
820-8The Cool Rage
821-3 | 62VK216Port Of Rico

Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Sir Charles Thompson, piano; Hank Jones, organ; Joe Sinacore, guitar; Al Lucas, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums.

NYC, December 31, 1952

1122-10Fat Man Boogie
1123-3Blues In The Night
1124-9Where Are You
1125-3What's The Riff

Russell Jacquet, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Raymond Acea, piano; Al Lucas, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums.

NYC, December 11, 1953

1392-2Jatap Conga
1393-1It's The Talk Of The Town
1394-7Heads

** reissue of Clef MGC-701 in 1956.

MGV-8086   Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra - Groovin' With Jacquet   1957

Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; John Collins, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, May 24, 1951

545-4Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
546-6Mean To Me
547-4One-Nighter Boogie
548-2Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
549-2Cotton Tail
550-3Weary Blues
551-4Groovin'

Russell Jacquet, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Raymond Acea, piano; Al Lucas, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums.

NYC, December 11, 1953

1387-2Little Jeff
1388-5Jacquet Jumps
1389-5Blue Nocturne
1390-5On Your Toes
1391-3R.U. One?

** reissue of Clef MGC-702 in 1956.

MGV-8087   Gene Krupa His Trio And Sextet - Drum Boogie   1957

Charlie Ventura, tenor, baritone sax; Teddy Napoleon, piano; Gene Krupa, drums.

NYC, March 19, 1952

725-1St. Louis Blues
727-1Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
728-1Stardust
729-1Perdido
731-3Fine's Idea
732-5 | 62VK231 | 63VK629Drum Boogie

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Willie Smith, alto sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Steve Jordan, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Gene Krupa, drums.

NYC, April 14, 1953

1204-3Capital Idea
1206-5Paradise

** reissue of Clef MGC-703 in 1956.

MGV-8088   Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra - Rockin' Chair   1957

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Buddy Tate, tenor sax; Teddy Brannon, piano; Clyde Lombardi, bass; Charlie Smith, drums.

NYC, August, 1951

579-6Baby, What's The Matter With You
580-6Yard Dog
581-3Sweet Lorraine
582-5Jumbo The Elephant

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; unidentified orchestra, George Williams, director.

NYC, December, 1951

644-6Basin Street Blues
645-2I Remember Harlem
646-4Easter Parade
647-3I See Everybody's Baby

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, organ; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

NYC, December 13, 1952

1081-2Roy's Riff
1082-1Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
1083-7 | 62VK207Old Rockin' Chair
1084-4Little Jazz

** reissue of Clef MGC-704 in 1956.

MGV-8089   Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra Featuring Oscar Peterson-Jo Jones - Dale's Wail   1957

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, organ; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums.

NYC, April 20, 1953

1222-1Love For Sale
1223-5 | 62VK206Dale's Wail
1224-3The Man I Love
1225-2Oscar's Arrangement

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, December, 1953

1379-6Willow Weep For Me
1380-2Somebody Loves Me
1381-1When Your Lover Has Gone
1382-8When It's Sleepy Time Down South
1383-1Feeling A Draft
1384-1Don't Blame Me
1385-3Echoes Of Harlem
1386-3I Can't Get Started

** reissue of Clef MGC-705 in 1956.

MGV-8090   Count Basie And His Orchestra - The Swinging Count!   1956+

Count Basie, piano; Oscar Peterson, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.

NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952

838-2Extended Blues

Reunald Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, trombone; Marshall Royal, clarinet; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, December 13, 1952

967-1I Want A Little Girl
968-6Oh, Lady Be Good

Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Count Basie, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

969-4Song Of The Islands

Joe Newman, trumpet; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Count Basie, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, December 15, 1952

977-3Basie Beat
978-4She's Funny That Way
979-1Count's Organ Blues
980-1K.C. Organ Blues
981-7Blue And Sentimental
982-1Stan Shorthair
983-2As Long As I Live
984-4Royal Garden Blues

** reissue of Clef MGC-706 in 1956 as "Count Basie And His Sextet - The Swinging Count!".

MGV-8091   Hank Jones Piano - Urbanity   1957

Hank Jones, piano.

probably NYC, September-October, 1947

601 | 236 | 1965-1The Night We Called It A Day
602 | 237 | 1964-1Yesterdays
603 | 238 | 1966-1You're Blase
604 | 239 | 1963-1Tea For Two
605 | 240 | 1967-1Blues For Lady Day
606 | 241 | 1968-1Blue Room

Hank Jones, piano; Johnny Smith, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.

NYC, September 4, 1953

1300-4Thad's Pad
1301-9Things Are So Pretty In The Spring
1302-3Little Girl Blue
1303-8Odd Number

** reissue of Clef MGC-707 in 1956.

MGV-8092   Oscar Peterson Plays Count Basie   1957

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, December 27, 1955

2567-1Jumpin' At The Woodside
2568Easy Does It
2569-1Lester Leaps In
2570-29:20 Special
2571-2One O'Clock Jump
2572-1Blue And Sentimental
2573-1Broadway
2574-1Jive At Five
2575-3Blues For Basie
2576-3Topsy

** reissue of Clef MGC-708 in 1955.

MGV-8093   The Lionel Hampton-Art Tatum-Buddy Rich Trio   1957

Lionel Hampton, vibes; Art Tatum, piano; Buddy Rich, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, August 1, 1955

2374-2Perdido
2375-2Hallelujah
2376-2I'll Never Be The Same
2380-2What Is This Thing Called Love
2385-1Makin' Whoopee
2386-1More Than You Know
2387-2How High The Moon

** reissue of Clef MGC-709 in 1956.

MGV-8094   Norman Granz' Jam Session #8   1957

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, September 2, 1953

1280-3Jam Blues
1283-3Ballad Medley

** reissue of Clef MGC-711 in 1956.

MGV-8095   The Genius Of Art Tatum Number Eleven   1957

Art Tatum, piano.

Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954

1588-1There's A Small Hotel
1590-3The Way You Look Tonight
1591-1You Go To My Head
1594-1Sophisticated Lady
1595-1Dancing In The Dark
1597-1Cherokee
1598-1These Foolish Things
1600-1After You've Gone

** reissue of Clef MGC-712 in 1956.

MGV-8096   Songs By Billie Holiday - Velvet Mood   1956+

Harry Edison, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; John Simmons, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, August 23, 1955

2439-2Prelude To A Kiss
2441-3When Your Lover Has Gone
2443-2 | 62VK225Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
2445-5Nice Work If You Can Get It

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1955

2447-1I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
2448-3What's New
2450-1I Hadn't Anyone Till You
2452-2Everything I Have Is Yours

** reissue of Clef MGC-713 in 1956.

MGV-8097   Harry Edison And His Orchestra - Sweets   1957

Harry "Sweets" Edison, trumpet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, September 4, 1956

2981-3Opus Seven-Eleven
2982-2Walkin' With Sweets
2983-1Our Love Is Here To Stay
2984-2How Deep Is The Ocean
2985-1Hollerin' At The Watkins
2986-3Used To Be Basie
2987-1Studio Call
2988-1Willow Weep For Me
2989-3K.M. Blues

** reissue of Clef MGC-717 in 1956.

MGV-8098   The Songs Of Billie Holiday, The Free Forms Of Ralph Burns - Jazz Recital   1957

Joe Guy, trumpet; Willie Smith, alto sax; Milt Raskin, piano; Red Callender, bass; Dave Coleman, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; with possibly Buck Clayton, trumpet; Tommy Turk, trombone; possibly Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, tenor sax; possibly Irving Ashby, guitar.

"Embassy Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946

Body And Soul
Strange Fruit
Travelin' Light
He's Funny That Way
The Man I Love
Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You
All Of Me

possibly Tony Miranda, French horn; possibly Danny Bank, flute; Lee Konitz, alto sax; Ralph Burns, piano, arranger; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums; unidentified strings.

NYC, August 7, 1951

601Places Please
602Tantallon
603Terrisita
604Cameo
605Someday Somewhere
606Spring Is
608Vignette At Verney's

** reissue of Clef MGC-718 in 1956.

MGV-8099   Lady Sings The Blues   1957

Harry Edison, trumpet; Willie Smith, alto sax; Bobby Tucker, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, September 3, 1954

1930-2Love Me Or Leave Me
1932-6Too Marvelous For Words
1935-3I Thought About You
1937-1Willow Weep For Me

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Tony Scott, clarinet, arranger; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Aaron Bell, bass; Lenny McBrowne, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, June 6, 1956

2850-5 | 62VK224Trav'lin' Light
2851-3I Must Have That Man
2853-1Some Other Spring
2854-4Lady Sings The Blues

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Tony Scott, clarinet, arranger #2-4; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax #2-4; Wynton Kelly, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Aaron Bell, bass #2-4; Lenny McBrowne, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, June 7, 1956

1. 2855-12Strange Fruit
2. 2856-1God Bless The Child
3. 2857-8Good Morning, Heartache
4. 2858-1No Good Man

** reissue of Clef MGC-721 in 1956.