Verve Records Catalog: 8100 series

Verve Jazz 8100 series (12 inch LP)

MGV-8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story

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

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

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

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

NYC, February 10, 1949

2081-5The Bird

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

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

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

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; 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; 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

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

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

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

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 Bird

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

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

** same contents as Verve MGV-8000 + MGV-8001 + MGV-8002.

MGV-8101-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum #1

Art Tatum, piano.

Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953

1411-1Can't We Be Friends
1412-1This Can't Be Love
1413-4Elegy
1414-1Memories Of You
1415-4Over The Rainbow
1416-2If You Hadn't Gone Away (as Blues In My Heart)
1417-1Body And Soul
1418-2The Man I Love
1419-1Makin' Whoopee
1421-1Begin The Beguine
1422-1Humoresque
1423-1Louise
1424-1Love For Sale
1425-1Judy
1426-1I'm Comin' Virginia
1427-2Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
1428-1Dixieland Band
1429-1Embraceable You
1430-1Come Rain Or Come Shine
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

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
1480-1Mighty Lak A Rose

** same contents as Clef MGC-612 + MGC-613 + MGC-614 + MGC-615 + MGC-618.

MGV-8102-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum #2

Art Tatum, piano.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953

1420-1September Song
1439-1I Hadn't Anyone Till You
1440-1Night And Day
1441-1Jitterbug Waltz
1442-1Someone To Watch Over Me
1443-1The Very Thought Of You
1444-1You're Driving Me Crazy
1445-1I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953

1446-1Stardust
1447-1I Cover The Waterfront
1448-1Where Or When
1449-1Stay As Sweet As You Are
1450-1Fine And Dandy
1451-1All The Things You Are
1454-1I'll See You Again
1455-1I'll See You In My Dreams
1456-1Ill Wind
1458-1Blue Skies
1462-1I'm In The Mood For Love
1464-1Would You Like To Take A Walk
1465-1I've Got A Crush On You
1466-1Japanese Sandman
1467-1Too Marvelous For Words
1468-1Aunt Hagar's Blues
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
1476-1When A Woman Loves A Man
1477-1Willow Weep For Me
1478-1Ain't Misbehavin'
1479-1Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954

1586-1Stars Fell On Alabama
1587-1Blue Moon
1589-1Caravan
1593-1Lover Come Back To Me
1596-1Love Me Or Leave Me

** same contents as Clef MGC-657 + MGC-658 + MGC-659 + MGC-660 + MGC-661.

MGV-8103   Count Basie - The Band Of Distinction

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

1892-4Blues Backstage
1894-1Down For The Count

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, Benny Powell, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ernie Wilkins, alto, tenor sax, arranger; Frank Foster, Frank Wess, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Bill Hughes, piano #1, trombone #2-6; Count Basie, piano, organ #2-6; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Buster Harding, Neal Hefti, arranger.

NYC, August 17, 1954

1. 1897-4Ska-Di-Dle-Dee-Bee-Doo
2. 1898-4Perdido
3. 1900-2Eventide
4. 1901-1Two Franks
5. 1902-1Ain't Misbehavin'
6. 1903-1Rails

** originally released as Clef MGC-666 entitled "Basie".

MGV-8104   Count Basie - King Of Swing

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

1256-7Plymouth Rock

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

1405-1Bubbles
1407-6Cherry Point
1409-5Right On
1410-1The Blues Done Come Back

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

1887-6Slow But Sure
1888-3You For Me
1890-4Soft Drink
1891-2Two For The Blues
1893-4I Feel Like A New Man

** originally released as Clef MGC-724.

MGV-8105   Lionel Hampton - King Of The Vibes

Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, September 2, 1953

1286-2Always
1287-1'S Wonderful

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, April 13, 1954

1562-2These Foolish Things
1563-3Don't Be That Way

** originally released as Clef MGC-726.

MGV-8106   Lionel Hampton And His All-Stars - Air Mail Special

Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, September 2, 1953

1288-7Air Mail Special
1290-1Soft Winds

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, April 13, 1954

1559-2It's Only A Paper Moon
1560-1The Way You Look Tonight

** originally released as Clef MGC-727.

MGV-8107   The Driving Gene Krupa

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Gene Krupa, drums.

NYC, February 2, 1954

1506-2Bloozy Woozy
1507-4Windy
1508-2Meddle My Minor
1511-3Ballad Medley
1512-1Second Helping Blues

** originally released as Clef MGC-631 entitled "The Gene Krupa Sextet Album #3".

MGV-8108   Basie Rides Again!

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, Sy Oliver, arranger.

NYC, January 25, 1952

688-6Jive At Five
689-5No Name
690-5Redhead
691-5Every Tub

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; Oscar Peterson, piano #4; Count Basie, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, bass; Ray Brown, bass #4; Gus Johnson, drums; Buck Clayton, Andy Gibson, Buster Harding, Nat Pierce, Don Redman, A.K. Salim, arranger.

NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952

1. 823-2Bread
2. 824-7There's A Small Hotel
3. 831-3Blee Blop Blues (as Tippin' On The Q.T.)
4. 836-5Be My Guest
5. 837-2You're Not The Kind (Blee Blop Blues)

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Count Basie, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.

835-7Blues For The Count And Oscar

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; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.

NYC, December 12, 1952

965-4Sent For You Yesterday
966-1Goin' To Chicago

** originally released as Clef MGC-729.

MGV-8109   Roy Eldridge And Dizzy Gillespie - Trumpet Battle

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

NYC, October 29, 1954

2016-1 | 63VK625Sometimes I'm Happy
2020-1The Ballad Medley
2022-1I've Found A New Baby
2024-1 | 62VK447I Can't Get Started With You

** originally released as Clef MGC-730.

MGV-8110   Roy Eldridge And Dizzy Gillespie - The Trumpet Kings

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.: same session.

NYC, October 29, 1954

2017-3Algo Bueno
2018-1Trumpet Blues
2021-1Blue Moon
2023-5Pretty Eyed Baby
2025-6Limehouse Blues

** originally released as Clef MGC-731.

MGV-8111   The Modernity Of Bob Brookmeyer

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Buddy Clark, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January 17, 1955

2186-2You Took Advantage Of Me
2187-2He Ain't Got Rhythm
2188-3What Is There To Say
2189-2There Will Never Be Another You
2190-1Jasmine
2191-3Sticks And Stems
2192-1The Bulldog Blues

** originally released as Clef MGC-644 entitled "Bob Brookmeyer Plays Bob Brookmeyer And Some Others".

MGV-8112   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra - Flying Home!

Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, April 12, 1954

1553-1This Can't Be Love

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, April 13, 1954

1561-6Flying Home
1564-2Dinah

** originally released as Clef MGC-735.

MGV-8113   Swingin' With Hamp!

Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, April 12, 1954

1549-3April In Paris
1558-2Moonglow

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, April 13, 1954

1565-2On The Sunny Side Of The Street
1566-1Je Ne Sais Pas

Lionel Hampton, vibes, piano, vocals; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, September 15, 1954

1973-1China Boy

** originally released as Clef MGC-736.

MGV-8114   Hamp!

Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, September 2, 1953

1289-2The Nearness Of You
1291-1Stompin' At The Savoy

same personnel.

Fine Sound, NYC, April 12, 1954

1550-2Just One Of Those Things
1555-2How High The Moon

** originally released as Clef MGC-673 entitled "The Lionel Hampton Quartet".

MGV-8115   The Genius Of Bud Powell

Bud Powell, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, July 1, 1950

435-6Hallelujah!
436-6Tea For Two

Bud Powell, piano.

NYC, February, 1951

571-1Parisian Thoroughfare (aka Parisienne Thorofare)
572-1Oblivion
573-1Dusky 'N' Sandy (aka Dusk In Sandi)
574-5Hallucinations (aka Budo)
575-2The Fruit
576-1A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
577-2Just One Of Those Things
578-1The Last Time I Saw Paris

** originally released as Mercury MGC-610 entitled "Bud Powell's Moods".

MGV-8116   The Flip Phillips Quintet - Rock With Flip

Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, September 13, 1954

1939-2Almost Like Being In Love
1940-5Singing The Blues
1941-1All Of Me
1942-5I'll Never Be The Same
1943-2Lemon Aid 21
1944-1Birth Of The Blues
1945-2I've Got The World On A String
1946-3The Lady's In Love With You

** originally released as Clef MGC-637 entitled "The Flip Phillips Quintet".

MGV-8117   Hamp's Big Four

Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, April 12, 1954

1552-4That Old Black Magic, Part 1
1552-5That Old Black Magic, Part 2
1556-2Blues For Norman

same personnel.

NYC, September 13, 1954

1947-1It's A Blue World
1949When The Saints Go Marching In
1951-1Midnight Sun

** originally released as Clef MGC-744.

MGV-8118   Presenting... The Art Tatum Trio

Art Tatum, piano; Red Callender, bass; Jo Jones, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January 27, 1956

2667-1Blue Lou
2668-1If
2669-1Some Other Spring
2670-1More Than You Know
2671-1Just One Of Those Things
2672-1I'll Never Be The Same
2673-2Love For Sale
2674-2I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans
2675-2Isn't It Romantic
2676-2 | 62VK467Trio Blues

** originally scheduled as Clef MGC-746.
** also released on Pablo 2310-735 entitled "Art Tatum, Red Callender, Jo Jones - The Tatum Group Masterpieces". Pablo PACD-2405-429-2 entitled "The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Volume Six".

MGV-8119   Don Byas Et Ses Rythmes, Bernard Peiffer Et Son Trio - Jazz At Saint-Germain Des Pres

Don Byas, tenor sax; Art Simmons, piano; Jean-Jacques Tilche, guitar; Roger Grasset, bass; Claude Marty, drums.

Paris, France, July 4, 1950

9228Talk Of The Town
9230A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody

Bernard Peiffer, piano.

Paris, France, March 12, 1952

14737Caravan
14738Jalousie

Bernard Peiffer, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.

Paris, France, March 31, 1952

15020Hit That Jive Jack

Bernard Peiffer, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums.

Paris, France, April 4, 1952

15171Sometimes I'm Happy

Don Byas, tenor sax; Art Simmons, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bill Clark, drums.

Paris, France, April 10, 1952

14992Somebody Loves Me
14993I Cover The Waterfront
14995Old Folks
14996Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
14997Riviera Blues
15000Laura

Bernard Peiffer, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.

Paris, France, May 23, 1952

17390On The Champs-Elysees
17391Jingle Bells
17394Almost Like Being In Love

** originally scheduled as Clef MGC-748.

MGV-8120   no information

MGV-8121   Ralph Burns Among The JATPs

Al DeRisi, Roy Eldridge, Bernie Glow, Lou Oles, Al Porcino, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet; Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick, alto sax; Al Cohn, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Ralph Burns, arranger.

NYC, February 4, 1955

2254-3Perpetual Motion
2255-1Spring In Naples
2256-5Music For A Stripteaser
2257-3Sprang
2258-2Pimlico
2259-2Early Awedom
2260-5Chuck-A-Luck
2261-2Texco

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1028.

MGV-8122   Interpretations By The Stan Getz Quintet #3

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

Los Angeles, CA, July 30, 1953

1242-3It Don't Mean A Thing
1244-1The Varsity Drag

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

Los Angeles, CA, November 9, 1954

2036-1Give Me The Simple Life
2037-1Oh, Jane Suavely
2040-1I'll Remember April

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1029.

MGV-8123   A Recital By Tal Farlow

Bob Enevoldsen, trombone; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Tal Farlow, guitar; Monty Budwig, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, May 3, 1955

2322-1On The Alamo
2323-3Will You Still Be Mine
2324-5Walkin'

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, May 4, 1955

2325-4Moonlight Becomes You
2326-1You Came Along (From Out Of Nowhere)
2327-3Lorinesque
2328-9Bye Bye Baby

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1030.

MGV-8124   Tal Farlow, Oscar Moore, Barney Kessel - Swing Guitars

Barney Kessel, Jim Wyble, guitar; Morty Corb, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July 23, 1952

810-5Heat Wave
811-2East Of The Sun
812-8All The Things You Are
813-8Crazy Rhythm

Carl Perkins, piano; Oscar Moore, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; George Jenkins, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1955

2314-6Sonny Boy
2315-10Beautiful Moons Ago
2316-3A Foggy Day
2317-1Oscar's Blues

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

Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 1955

2318-2Lullaby Of The Leaves
2319-1Stompin' At The Savoy
2320-4This Is Always
2321-7Tea For Two

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1033.

MGV-8125   Various Artists - Tenor Saxes

Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson, trombone; Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Al Haig, piano; John Collins, guitar; Nelson Boyd, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums.

NYC, August 29, 1949

278-5Platinum Love
279-6 | 63VK638There's A Small Hotel

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

Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 1951

499-5Pastel
500-2All Of Me

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

NYC, December 14, 1952

974-5Take The "A" Train
975-1I Didn't Know What Time It Was

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

1364-3Tenderly

Jesse Drakes, trumpet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Connie Kay, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, December 11, 1953

1396-1This Can't Be Love
1401-1I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Bob Whitlock, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January 23, 1954

1495-1With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair
1496-6I Hadn't Anyone Till You

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Billy Strayhorn, piano, arranger; George Duvivier, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Ralph Burns, director.

NYC, May 28, 1954

1725-1Almost Like Being In Love

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Lenny Hambro, alto, baritone sax; Charlie Ventura, tenor, baritone sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax, flute; Dave McKenna, piano; Perry Lopez, guitar; Bob Carter, bass; Sonny Igoe, drums; Mary Ann McCall, vocals.

NYC, August 16, 1954

1880-2Swingin' On A Star
1881-1Charlie's Venture

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1034.

MGV-8126   Various Artists - Alto Sax

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

Los Angeles, CA, circa November, 1947

1516 | 234 | 1898Not So Bop Blues
1517 | 235 | 1899Tea For Two

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

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

NYC, March, 1950

371-4Star Eyes

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Al Sears, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Sonny Greer, drums.

NYC, March 3, 1951

516-5Sophisticated Lady

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

NYC, March 12, 1951

543-3Fiesta

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Al Sears, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Joe Marshall, drums.

NYC, January 13, 1952

657-7A Pound Of Blues

Harold Baker, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Call Cobbs, piano; John Williams, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1954

1864-3Warm Valley

Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Bobby White, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, November 12, 1954

2044-1A Foggy Day
2046-2You Took Advantage Of Me
2047-1Poinciana
2048-4Prisoner Of Love

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1035.

MGV-8127   Various Artists - Piano Interpretations

Bud Powell, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, July 1, 1950

435-6Hallelujah!
436-5Tea For Two

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

Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 1952

705-1Body And Soul

Teddy Wilson, piano; John Simmons, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, December 16, 1952

987-4Tea For Two
988-3Lady Be Good

Teddy Wilson, piano; Aaron Bell, bass; Denzil Best, drums.

NYC, April 13, 1953

1202-5Everything Happens To Me

Art Tatum, piano.

Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953

1411-1Can't We Be Friends
1418-2The Man I Love

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953

1460-1Stompin' At The Savoy

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

Los Angeles, CA, October 27, 1954

2014-1The Second Astaire Blues

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

Los Angeles, CA, November 16, 1954

2091-3I Cover The Waterfront

Bud Powell, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, April 25, 1955

2337-1Willow Weep For Me

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1036.

MGV-8128   Hamp And Getz

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Lou Levy, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 1, 1955

2368-6Cherokee
2369-1Louise
2370-1Ballad Medley
2371-1Jumpin' At The Woodside
2373-1Gladys

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1037.

MGV-8129   Buddy And Sweets

Harry Edison, trumpet; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; John Simmons, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, September 1, 1955

2478-2Nice Work If You Can Get It
2480-1You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me
2481-2Now's The Time
2482-3The Yellow Rose Of Brooklyn
2483-2All Sweets
2484-4Easy Does It
2485-2Barney's Bugle

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1038.

MGV-8130   Ben Webster With Strings - Music With Feeling

Tony Scott, clarinet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Mac Ceppos, Richard Dickler, Milt Lomask, David Novales, Misha Edward Russell, Rudolph Sims, strings; Billy Strayhorn, piano, arranger; George Duvivier, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Ralph Burns, director.

NYC, May 28, 1954

1724-2Chelsea Bridge

Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; unidentified strings, Ralph Burns, arranger, conductor.

NYC, December 15, 1954

2136-5Willow Weep For Me

Al Epstein aka Al Young, flute, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Chet Amsterdam, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; unidentified strings, Ralph Burns, arranger, conductor.

NYC, September 9, 1955

2506-2There Is No Greater Love
2507-2Teach Me Tonight
2508-1What Am I Here For
2509-3Until Tonight
2510-10My Greatest Mistake
2511-2Blue Moon
2512-4Early Autumn
2513-1We'll Be Together Again

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1039.

MGV-8131   The Modern Jazz Society Presents A Concert Of Contemporary Music

J.J. Johnson, trombone; Gunther Schuller, French horn; Jim Poole, flute; Manny Ziegler, bassoon; Tony Scott, clarinet #1,2; Aaron Sachs, clarinet #3-5; Stan Getz, tenor sax #1,2; Lucky Thompson, tenor sax #3-5; John Lewis, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Connie Kay, drums.

NYC, March 14, 1955

1. 5000-6The Queen's Fancy
2. 5001-4Midsommer
3. 5002Sun Dance
4. 5003Django
5. 5004Little David's Fugue

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1040.

MGV-8132   Charlie Ventura's Carnegie Hall Concert

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Charlie Ventura, tenor sax; Marjorie Hyams, vibes #4; Ralph Burns, piano #1-3; Mary Lou Williams, piano #4; Bill DeArango, guitar; Curly Russell, bass; Dave Tough, drums.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, April 5, 1947

1.Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance
2.Characteristically B.H.
3.Ralph Burns Up
4.Just You, Just Me

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Hank Jones, piano; Sidney Catlett, drums.

Summertime
Sid Flips His Lid

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1041.

MGV-8133   Stan Getz Plays

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Bill Crow, bass; Frank Isola, drums.

NYC, December 12, 1952

956-3Stella By Starlight
957-3Time On My Hands
958-9'Tis Autumn
959-1The Way You Look Tonight
960-3Lover Come Back To Me
961-2Body And Soul
962-6Stars Fell On Alabama
963-6You Turned The Tables On Me

same personnel.

NYC, December 29, 1952

1110-7Thanks For The Memory
1111-3How Deep Is The Ocean
1112-6Hymn Of The Orient
1113-1These Foolish Things

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1042.

MGV-8134   Pres & Sweets

Harry Edison, trumpet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 1, 1955

2532-1Mean To Me
2533-2That's All
2534-1Red Boy Blues
2535-1Pennies From Heaven
2536She's Funny That Way
2537-1One O'Clock Jump

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1043 entitled "Pres And Sweets".

MGV-8135   New Jazz Sounds Featuring Benny Carter, Dizzy Gillespie, Bill Harris

Benny Carter, alto sax; Don Abney, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, June 23, 1954

1783-5This Can't Be Love

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet #4,5; Bill Harris, trombone #1,3,4; Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, September 14, 1954

1. 1956-2That Old Black Magic
2. 1957-3Angel Eyes
3. 1958-8The Song Is You
4. 1959-1Marriage Blues
5. 1960-1Just One Of Those Things

Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Bobby White, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, November 12, 1954

2049-2Frenesi

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1044.

MGV-8136   Creamy Featuring Johnny Hodges

Clark Terry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax; Billy Strayhorn, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Sonny Greer, drums.

NYC, September 8, 1955

2500-4Honey Bunny
2501-2Passion (A Flower Is A Lonesome Thing)
2502-2Pretty Little Girl
2503-1No Use Kickin'
2504-2Ballad Medley
2505-1Scufflin'

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1045.

MGV-8137   Louis Bellson And His Orchestra - Skin Deep

Harry Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo, Ray Linn, trumpet; Hoyt Bohannon, Herb Harper, Tommy Pederson, trombone; Benny Carter, Willie Smith, alto sax; Wardell Gray, Bumps Myers, tenor sax; Bob Lawson, baritone sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; John Simmons, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July, 1953

1250-3Caxton Hall Swing
1251-1For Europeans Only
1252-4Phalanges
1253-3Skin Deep

Don Elliott, trumpet, mellophone, vibes, bongos; Ralph Martin, piano; Joe Puma, guitar; Bob Peterson, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

NYC, February, 1954

1513-4Fascinatin' Rhythm
1514-1Copasetic
1515-1Percussionistically Speaking
1516-2All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
1517-2Loris
1518-2A Pearl For Louie

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1046.

MGV-8138   The Tal Farlow Album

Tal Farlow, Barry Galbraith, guitar; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Joe Morello, drums.

NYC, June 2, 1954

1730-3If There's Someone Lovelier Than You
1731-4With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair
1732-3My Old Flame
1733-9Gibson Boy
1734-5You And The Night And The Music
1735-13Love Nest
1736-2Blues In The Closet
1737-9Everything I've Got

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

Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 1955

2318-2Lullaby Of The Leaves
2319-1Stompin' At The Savoy
2320-4This Is Always
2321-7Tea For Two

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1047.

MGV-8139   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - Castle Rock

Nelson Williams, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Al Sears, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Sonny Greer, drums.

NYC, January 15, 1951

477-2You Blew Out The Flame In My Heart (as Rabbit's Blues)
478-3Something To Pad Your Foot To
479-1Blue Fantasia
480-2My Reward

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Al Sears, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Sonny Greer, drums.

NYC, February 28, 1951

512-3 | 62VK241Jeep's Blues
514-1The Jeep Is Jumping

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Al Sears, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano #1,3; Billy Strayhorn, piano #2; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Sonny Greer, drums.

NYC, March 3, 1951

1. 515-3 | 62VK240Castle Rock
2. 517-3Globetrotter
3. 518-2A Gentle Breeze

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Al Sears, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Joe Marshall, drums.

NYC, January 13, 1952

656-3Sideways
657-7A Pound Of Blues
658-3Wham!

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1048.

MGV-8140   Anita O'Day - The Lady Is A Tramp (not released)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Ralph Burns, piano, arranger; Al McKibbon, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Anita O'Day, vocals.

NYC, January 22, 1952

671-2Lover Come Back To Me
672-3Lullaby Of The Leaves
673-1Rock And Roll Blues
674-2Love For Sale

Roy Kral, piano; Earl Backus, guitar; Johnny Frigo, bass; Red Lionberg, drums; Jimmy Wilson, bongos; Anita O'Day, vocals.

Chicago, IL, July, 1952

814-4No Soap, No Hope Blues
815-3Speak Low
816-5The Lady Is A Tramp
817-2Strawberry Moon

Andy Secrest, trumpet; Anita O'Day, vocals; unidentified orchestra, including strings, Larry Russell, director.

Chicago, IL, December, 1952

1096-5Pagan Love Song
1097-6Ain't This A Wonderful Day
1098-2Somebody's Cryin'
1099-2Vaya Con Dios

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1049.

MGV-8141   Diz And Getz

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December 9, 1953

1367-4Girl Of My Dreams
1368-7 | 63VK624It Don't Mean A Thing
1369-1It's The Talk Of The Town
1370-1Siboney, Part 1
1371-2Siboney, Part 2
1372-3 | 63VK622Exactly Like You
1373-3I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
1374-1Impromptu

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, May 25, 1954

1718-1One Alone

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1050.

MGV-8142   The Swinging Buddy Rich

Harry Edison, trumpet; Milt Bernhardt, trombone; Benny Carter, alto sax; Georgie Auld, tenor sax; Bob Lawson, baritone sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Simmons, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, August 21, 1953

1266-2Let's Fall In Love
1267-3Me And My Jaguar
1268-7Just Blues

Harry Edison, trumpet; Milt Bernhardt, trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Tom Brown, tenor sax; Bob Poland, baritone sax; Gerry Wiggins, piano; Joe Comfort, bass; Buddy Rich, drums, vocals; Jack Costanzo, bongos.

Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1954

1904-4Sweets' Opus No. 1
1906-6Strike It Rich
1907-3Sportin' Life (as Sweetie Pie)

Harry Edison, trumpet; Sonny Criss, alto sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Simmons, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, August 26, 1955

2454-1Sonny And Sweets
2455-1The Two Mothers

Harry Edison, trumpet; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; John Simmons, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, September 1, 1955

2479-1Willow Weep For Me

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1052.

MGV-8143   An Evening With Mary Ann McCall And Charlie Ventura

Charlie Ventura, tenor, alto, baritone, bass sax; Dave McKenna, piano; Bob Carter, bass; Sonny Igoe, drums; Mary Ann McCall, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, June 7, 1954

1751-5Careless Love
1752-3Please Be Kind
1753-2Detour Ahead

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Lenny Hambro, alto, baritone sax; Charlie Ventura, tenor, baritone sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax, flute; Dave McKenna, piano; Perry Lopez, guitar; Bob Carter, bass; Sonny Igoe, drums; Mary Ann McCall, vocals.

NYC, August 16, 1954

1880-2Swingin' On A Star
1881-1Charlie's Venture
1882-2The Breeze And I
1883-5Soft Touch
1884-3We'll Be Together Again
1885-3There'll Be Some Changes Made
1886-4It Don't Mean A Thing

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1053.

MGV-8144   The Pres-ident Plays With The Oscar Peterson Trio

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

NYC, August 4, 1952

883-2Ad Lib Blues
884-1Just You, Just Me
885-1Tea For Two
886-1Indiana
888-2I Can't Get Started
891-1On The Sunny Side Of The Street
892-3Almost Like Being In Love
894-1There'll Never Be Another You

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1054 entitled "The President Plays With The Oscar Peterson Trio".

MGV-8145   Johnny Hodges And His Little Band, Big Band - Ellingtonia '56

Ray Nance, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax; Billy Strayhorn, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums.

NYC, January 11, 1956

2638-5Hi'Ya
2640-4Snibor
2641-1Texas Blues

Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Ray Nance, Clark Terry, trumpet; Quentin Jackson, John Sanders, Britt Woodman, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Johnny Hodges, Russell Procope, alto sax; Paul Gonsalves, tenor sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax; Billy Strayhorn, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums.

NYC, January 12, 1956

2642-3The Happy One
2643-3Night Walk
2644-3You Got It Coming
2645-6Duke's Jam

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1055.

MGV-8146   Various Artists - The Jazz Giants '56

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Vic Dickenson, trombone; Lester Young, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Jo Jones, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, January 12, 1956

2646-2I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans
2647-2I Didn't Know What Time It Was
2648-4Gigantic Blues
2649-2This Year's Kisses
2650-2You Can Depend On Me

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1056.

MGV-8147   An Evening With Anita O'Day (not released)

Arnold Ross, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Monty Budwig, bass; Jackie Mills, drums; Anita O'Day, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, April 15, 1954

1570-3The Gypsy In My Soul
1571-10Just One Of Those Things
1572-3The Man I Love
1573-1Frankie And Johnny

Bud Lavine, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; John Poole, drums; Anita O'Day, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, June 28, 1954

1850-3Anita's Blues
1851-5I Cover The Waterfront
1852-3I Didn't Know What Time It Was
1853-3Let's Fall In Love

Jimmy Rowles, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; Anita O'Day, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1955

2419-1You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me
2420-7From This Moment On
2421-1You Don't Know What Love Is
2422-2Medley

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1057.

MGV-8148   Benny Carter And His Strings With The Oscar Peterson Quartet - Alone Together

Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; unidentified horns and strings, Joe Glover, arranger, conductor.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 18, 1952

871-7Isn't It Romantic
872-4Some Other Spring
873-1These Things You Left Me

Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

874-5Gone With The Wind
875-2I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
876-9Long Ago And Far Away
877-3I've Got The World On A String

Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; unidentified horns and strings, Joe Glover, arranger, conductor.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 19, 1952

878-5'Round Midnight
879-3Alone Together
880-4Bewitched
881-6Cocktails For Two
882-7Key Largo

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1058.

MGV-8149   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - In A Tender Mood

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Al Sears, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Joe Marshall, drums.

NYC, January 13, 1952

658-3Wham!
659-2Who's Excited

same personnel.

NYC, January 17, 1952

660-2Sweeping The Blues Away
662-1Standing Room Only
663-4Below The Azores

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Al Sears, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Barney Richmond, bass; Joe Marshall, drums.

San Francisco, CA, March 25, 1952

760-4Tenderly
761-5Sweet Georgia Brown
762-3Duke's Blues, Part 1 & 2
763-6Tea For Two

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett or Teddy Brannon, piano; Red Callender, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.

San Francisco, CA, July 17, 1952

799-1What's I'm Gotchere
801-8Nothin' Yet

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1059.

MGV-8150   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - Used To Be Duke

Harold Baker, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Call Cobbs, piano; John Williams, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1954

1861-1On The Sunny Side Of The Street
1862-1Sweet As Bear Meat

Harold Baker, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax #3,4; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax #3; Harry Carney, baritone sax #3-5; Call Cobbs, piano #1-3,5; Richard Powell, piano #4; John Williams, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1954

1. 1863-1Madame Butterfly
2. 1864-3Warm Valley
3. 1865-4Used To Be Duke
4. 1866-1Ballad Medley
5. -All Of Me

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1060.

MGV-8151   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - The Blues

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Red Callender, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1952

806-6Rosanne
808-5Hodge Podge
809-1Jappa

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Ben Webster, Rudy Williams, tenor sax; Ted Brannon, piano; Barney Richmond, bass; Al Walker, drums.

NYC, December 11, 1952

952-1Through For The Night
954-7The Sheik Of Araby
955-7Latino

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Arthur Clarke, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

NYC, September 17, 1953

1316-4Easy Going Home
1317-1Indiana
1318-4Johnny's Blues, Part 1 & 2

Harold Baker, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Call Cobbs, piano; John Williams, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1954

1860-1Burgundy Walk

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1061.

MGV-8152   Bill Harris And His Orchestra Featuring Chubby Jackson - Bill Harris Herd

Eddie Bert, Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson, trombone; Bart Varsalona, bass trombone; Jack Greenberg, Sam Marowitz, Pete Mondello, Murray Williams, sax; Ralph Burns, piano; Chubby Jackson, bass; Don Lamond, drums.

NYC, January 15, 1952

648-2You're Blase
649-1Bill Not Phil
650-3D'Anjou
651-4Imagination

Chuck Frankenhouser, Bernie Glow, Neal Hefti, Al Porcino, Nick Travis, trumpet; Eddie Bert, Vernon Friley, Bill Harris, trombone; Bart Varsalona, bass trombone; George Berg, Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick, Pete Mondello, Murray Williams, sax; Ralph Burns, piano; Sam Herman, guitar; Clyde Lombardi, bass; Tiny Kahn, drums.

NYC, March 19, 1952

733-6Blackstrap
734-1Gloomy Sunday
735-4Bijou
736-2Poogerini

Bill Harris, trombone; Charlie Mariano, alto, baritone sax; Harry Johnson, tenor sax; Sonny Truitt, piano, trombone; Chubby Jackson, bass; Morey Feld, drums.

NYC, December 14, 1952

1085-6C Jam Blues
1086-2Jive At Five
1087-1Tutti Frutti
1088-3Sue Loves Mabel

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1062.

MGV-8153   Bud Powell - Jazz Giant

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

NYC, January-February, 1949

2174-5 | 242-5Tempus Fugit
2175-3 | 243-3Celia

Bud Powell, piano; Ray Brown, bass #2,3; Max Roach, drums #2,3.

NYC, February-May, 1949

1. 2406-1 | 245-1I'll Keep Loving You
2. 2407-4 | 246-4Strictly Confidential
3. 2408-3 | 247-3All God's Chillun Got Rhythm

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

NYC, circa February, 1949

2199-1 | 244-1 | 62VK234Cherokee

Bud Powell, piano; Curly Russell, bass #1-4,6,7; Max Roach, drums #1-4,6,7.

NYC, February, 1950

1. 341-2So Sorry Please
2. 342-2Get Happy
3. 343-1Sometimes I'm Happy
4. 344-2Sweet Georgia Brown
5. 345-1Yesterdays
6. 346-1April In Paris
7. 347-1Body And Soul

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1063.

MGV-8154   Bud Powell's Moods

Bud Powell, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, June 2, 1954

1726-2Moonlight In Vermont
1727-1Spring Is Here
1728-1Buttercup
1729-3Fantasy In Blue

same personnel.

Fine Sound, NYC, June 4, 1954

1760-1 | 62VK235It Never Entered My Mind
1761-3A Foggy Day
1762-1Time Was
1763-1My Funny Valentine

Bud Powell, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, January 12, 1955

2159-2I Get A Kick Out Of You
2160-1The Best (aka The Best Thing For You)
2161-1You Go To My Head

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1064.

MGV-8155   Sonny Criss And His Orchestra, Tommy Turk And His Orchestra, The Six - An Evening Of Jazz

Sonny Criss, alto sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Iggy Shevack, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, September 22, 1949

272-6Colidad
273-4Tornade
274-1The First One
275-3Blues For The Boppers

Leonard Hawkins, trumpet; Frank Rosolino, Tommy Turk, trombone; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Mickey Crane, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, December 1, 1949

315-4Two By Four
316-3Bye Bye Blues
317-2Encore
318-2The Beat

Johnny Glasel, trumpet; Porky Cohen, trombone; Bob Wilber, clarinet; Tommy Goodman, piano; Bob Peterson, bass; Eddie Phyfe, drums.

NYC, April, 1954

Take Six
Porky's Blues (as In A Blue Funk)
St. James Infirmary
A Foggy Day
Little Girl Blue
Riverboat Shuffle
Music To Sin By
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1065.

MGV-8156   Kenny Drew And His Progressive Piano

Kenny Drew, piano; Eugene Wright, bass; Charles Wright, drums.

1953

1269-3Bluesville
1270-1Angie
1271-3I'll Remember April
1272-1I Can Make You Love Me (solo)
1273-1My Beautiful Lady
1274-1Many Miles Away

Kenny Drew, piano; Eugene Wright, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1954

1924-1Four Or Five
1925-1Polka Dots And Moonbeams (solo)
1926-1Low Flame
1927-252nd Street Theme
1928-1Chartreuse
1929-1Kenny's Blues

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1002 entitled "The Modernity Of Kenny Drew".

MGV-8157   Jack Costanzo And His Orchestra, Andre's All Stars - Afro-Cubano

Alejandro Vivar, trumpet; Gus Maas, tenor sax; Bebo Valdes, piano; Kiki Hernandez, bass; Bill Barritto, drums; Rolando Alfonso, congas.

Miami, FL, 1952

Blues For Andre
Con Poco Loco
Desconfianza
Taboo
Duerme

Rolf Ericson, trumpet #2,3; John Anderson, trumpet #4-6; Herbie Steward, alto sax #2-6; Bill Holman, tenor sax #2,3; Tom Brown, tenor sax #4-6; Gerry Wiggins, piano #2-6; Joe Comfort, bass #2,3; Jack Coughman, bass #4-6; Lawrence Marable, drums #2,3; Albert Bartee, drums #4,5; Jackie Mills, drums #6; Jack Costanzo, bongos.

Los Angeles, CA, December 17, 1954

1. 2142Mambo Costanzo
2. 2144Bottlabud
3. 2145Satin Doll
4. 2146Yukon Mambo
5. 2147Maggie
6. 2148The G And J Blues

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1067.

MGV-8158   The Buddy DeFranco Quartet - Jazz Tones

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, April 20, 1953

1219-4When Your Lover Has Gone
1220-3The Things We Did Last Summer

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Sonny Clark, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Bobby White, drums.

NYC, April 7, 1954

1535-1Jack The Field Stalker
1538-1If I Should Lose You
1539-1Lover Man
1540-2Tenderly
1541-2Deep Purple
1543-1Yesterdays

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1068.

MGV-8159   The Buddy DeFranco Quartet - Mr. Clarinet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, April 15, 1953

1208-9Ferdinando
1209-3It Could Happen To Me
1210-5Autumn In New York
1211-8Bass On Balls
1212-4 | 63VK737Left Field
1213-3Show Eyes

same personnel.

NYC, April 20, 1953

1218-6But Not For Me
1221-1Buddy's Blues

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1069.

MGV-8160   Benny Carter And His Orchestra - Cosmopolite

Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December 4, 1952

938-2Street Scene
939-2Imagination
940-12Pick Yourself Up
941-3I Get A Kick Out Of You

Benny Carter, alto sax, arranger; Gerry Wiggins, piano; Jack Marshall, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; with Joseph Eger, John Graas, Gale Robinson, horn; Benjamin Barrett, concertmaster; Sam Cytron, John DeVoogdt, Henry Hill, George Kast, Jack Shulman, Cyril Towbin, violin; Lou Kievman, Abraham Weiss, viola; Armand Kaproff, Ray Kramer, cello; Joe Glover, arranger, conductor.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December 31, 1953

1482-5I'll Be Around
1483-1Beautiful Love
1484-2Blue Star
1485-4Flamingo

Benny Carter, alto sax, arranger; Gerry Wiggins, piano; Jack Marshall, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Jackie Mills, drums; with Hoyt Bohannon, Joe Howard, Pullman Pederson, trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Benjamin Barrett, concertmaster; Sam Albert, Sam Cytron, Henry Hill, Anatol Kaminsky, George Kast, Jack Shulman, violin; Joe DiFiore, Lou Kievman, viola; Armand Kaproff, Ray Kramer, cello; Joe Glover, arranger, conductor.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, January 4, 1954

1490-2With A Song In My Heart
1491-3Can't We Be Friends
1492-5Symphony
1493-3I'm Sorry

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1070.

MGV-8161   Lester Young And His Orchestra - Lester's Here

Lester Young, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Jo Jones, drums.

NYC, March 8, 1951

529-3A Foggy Day
530-1In A Little Spanish Town
531-1Let's Fall In Love
532-2Down 'N Adam

Jesse Drakes, trumpet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Connie Kay, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, December 11, 1953

1395-2Willow Weep For Me
1396-1This Can't Be Love
1397-1Can't We Be Friends
1398-3Tenderly
1399-2New D.B. Blues
1400-2Jumpin' At The Woodside
1401-1I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
1402-1Oh, Lady Be Good

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1071.

MGV-8162   Lester Young And His Orchestra - Pres

Lester Young, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, March, 1950

366-2Too Marvelous For Words
367-1'Deed I Do
368-4Encore
369-2Polka Dots And Moonbeams
370-2 | 62VK227Up 'N' Adam

Lester Young, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Joe Shulman, bass; Bill Clark, drums.

NYC, July, 1950

430-1Three Little Words
433-4Neenah
434-2Jeepers, Creepers

Lester Young, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Jo Jones, drums.

NYC, January 16, 1951

483-2Thou Swell
485-1Undercover Girl Blues
486-3Frenesi
488-2Little Pee Blues

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1072.

MGV-8163   Charlie Ventura And His Orchestra - In A Jazz Mood

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Charlie Ventura, tenor, baritone, bass sax; Jimmy Wisner, piano; Ace Tesone, bass; Louis "Chick" Kenny, drums.

NYC, March 7, 1951

523-6Avalon
524-1I'm Confessin'
525-9Bugle Call Rag
526-5Rose Room
527-6That Old Feeling

Charlie Ventura, tenor, baritone, bass sax; Ralph Burns, piano; Chubby Jackson, bass; Louis "Chick" Kenny, drums; Betty Bennett, The Blentones, vocals.

NYC, August 6, 1951

588-5There's No You
589-5Perdido
590-4I Can't Get You Out Of My Mind
591-4Lover
592-6Yesterdays

Charlie Ventura, alto, tenor, baritone sax; Gene Kutch, piano; Ace Tesone, bass; Chick Kenny, drums.

NYC, December 22, 1952

1106-4Ain't Misbehavin'
1109-1Limehouse Blues

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1073.

MGV-8164   The Lester Young-Buddy Rich Trio

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

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

348-1Back To The Land (edited version)
349-2I Cover The Waterfront
350-2Somebody Loves Me
351-1I've Found A New Baby
352-1The Man I Love
353-1Peg O' My Heart
354-1 | 62VK226I Want To Be Happy
355-1 | 62VK471Mean To Me

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1074.

MGV-8165   Charlie Ventura And His Orchestra - Blue Saxophones

Charlie Ventura, tenor sax; Marty Napoleon, piano; Chubby Jackson, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, August 8, 1951

597-11After You've Gone
598-1Love Is Just Around The Corner
599-3Old Man River
600-6O.H. Blues

Charlie Ventura, alto, tenor, baritone sax; Gene Kutch, piano; Ace Tesone, bass; Chick Kenny, drums.

NYC, December 22, 1952

1104-9Jersey Bounce
1105-3Deep Purple
1107-2Blue Prelude
1108-3Girl Of My Dreams

Charlie Ventura, alto, tenor, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Bob Carter, bass; Jo Jones, drums.

NYC, January 5, 1953

1114-6Blues For Two
1115-3Somebody Loves Me
1116-10Crazy Rhythm
1117-1All The Things You Are

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1075.

MGV-8166   The Modern Jazz Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; John Lewis, piano; Skeeter Best, guitar; Percy Heath, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, January 12, 1956

2652-6Tour De Force
2653-1Dizzy Meets Sonny
2654-1Ballad Medley: Old Folks / What's New / How Deep Is The Ocean
2655-1Blues For The Bird
2656-1Mean To Me

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1076.

MGV-8167   Piano Interpretations By Bud Powell

Bud Powell, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, April 25, 1955

2332-2Conception
2334-3Heart And Soul
2335-2Willow Grove (aka Willow Groove)
2336-1Crazy Rhythm
2337-1Willow Weep For Me

same personnel.

Fine Sound, NYC, April 27, 1955

2333-1Bean And The Boys
2338-4East Of The Sun
2339-4Lady Bird
2340-1Stairway To The Stars

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1077.

MGV-8168   The Wailing Buddy Rich

Thad Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Ben Webster, Frank Wess, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, May 16, 1955

2344-1Sunday
2345-1The Monster

Harry Edison, trumpet; Sonny Criss, alto sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Simmons, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, August 26, 1955

2456-1A Smooth One
2457-3Broadway

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1078.

MGV-8169   The Buddy DeFranco Quartet - In A Mellow Mood

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Sonny Clark, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Bobby White, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, August 10, 1954

1874-1The Bright One
1875-1Sonny's Idea
1876-1Laura
1877-1Everything Happens To Me
1878-1I'll Remember April
1879-1Willow Weep For Me

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, September 1, 1954

1920-1Minor Incident
1921-2A Foggy Day

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1079.

MGV-8170   Lionel Hampton And His Giants

Harry Edison, trumpet; Lionel Hampton, vibes, vocals; Art Tatum, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, September 7, 1955

2489-2Plaid
2490-2Somebody Loves Me
2491-5Deep Purple
2493-1September Song
2494-1Verve Blues

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1080.

MGV-8171   Ellis In Wonderland

Harry Edison, trumpet; Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet, tenor, baritone sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1955

2577-1Sweetheart Blues
2578-2Somebody Loves Me
2579-4It Can Happen To You
2580-2Pogo

Harry Edison, trumpet; Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet, tenor, baritone sax; Charlie Mariano, alto sax #1,2; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January 3, 1956

1. 2608Detour Ahead
2. 2610Ellis In Wonderland
3. 2611Have You Met Miss Jones
4. 2612-6A Simple Tune (as Beyond The Moon)

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1081.

MGV-8172   Billy Bauer, Plectrist

Andrew Ackers, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, January 23, 1956

2714-3It's A Blue World
2715-4Maybe It's Because I Love You Too Much
2716-1Lincoln Tunnel
2717-2Night Cruise

same personnel.

Fine Sound, NYC, March 12, 1956

2722-8Too Marvelous For Words
2723-6Lady Estelle's Dream
2724-2You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
2725-1When It's Sleepy Time Down South
2726-3The Way You Look Tonight
2727-1Lullaby Of The Leaves
2728-7Blue Mist

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1082.

MGV-8173   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Recital

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, May 25, 1954

1716-3Sugar Hips
1717-2Hey Pete
1719-1Money Honey

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone #1-3; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, June 8, 1954

1. 1756-5Blue Mood
2. 1757-2Rails
3. 1758-6Devil And The Flesh (as Devil And The Fish)
4. 1759-2Rhumbola

Dizzy Gillespie, Taft Jordan, Ermit V. Perry, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Matthew Gee, Jimmy Wilkins, trombone; Gigi Gryce, Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Budd Johnson, Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Herb Lance, vocals.

NYC, September 12, 1955

2514-1Seems Like You Just Don't Care

Harry Edison, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Melba Liston, trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Curtis Amy, Ed Beel, tenor sax; Clyde Dunn, baritone sax; Carl Perkins, piano; George Bledsoe, bass; Al Bartee, drums; Toni Harper, vocals.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1955

2551-7Taking A Chance On Love
2552-3Play Me The Blues

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1083.

MGV-8174   Dizzy Gillespie - World Statesman

Joe Gordon, Quincy Jones, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Rod Levitt, Melba Liston, Frank Rehak, trombone; Jimmy Powell, Phil Woods, alto sax; Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; Marty Flax, baritone sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

NYC, May 18 & 19, 1956

2831-2Dizzy's Business
2833-1 | 63VK623Jessica's Day
2834-1Tour De Force
2835-1I Can't Get Started
2836-3Stella By Starlight
2837-1 | 62VK237Doodlin'
2838-1Night In Tunisia

same personnel.

NYC, June 6, 1956

2839-1 | 63VK621The Champ
2843-1My Reverie
2844-1Dizzy's Blues

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1084.

MGV-8175   The Buddy DeFranco Wailers

Harry Edison, trumpet; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Bob Stone, bass; Bobby White, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, May 21, 1956

2790-2Cheek To Cheek
2791-4A Fine Romance
2792-5Perfidia
2793-6How Long Has This Been Going On
2794-5I Won't Dance
2795-2Angel Eyes
2796-1Moonlight On The Ganges
2797-5Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
2798-2Sweets Blues

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1085.

MGV-8176   Buddy Rich And His Orchestra - This One's For Basie

Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, trumpet; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone, tenor sax; Buddy Collette, flute, baritone sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Bill Pitman, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Marty Paich, arranger.

Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 1956

2933-1Shorty George
2934-3Jump For Me
2935-5Blues For Basie
2936-69:20 Special

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1956

2937-3Blue And Sentimental
2938-4Down For Double
2939-2Ain't It The Truth
2940-4Jumpin' At The Woodside

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1086.

MGV-8177   More West Coast Jazz By Stan Getz

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

Los Angeles, CA, July 30, 1953

1245-2Crazy Rhythm

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1953

1265-3Willow Weep For Me

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 22, 1953

1276-1I Don't Know What Time It Was
1277-1Tangerine
1278-2The Nearness Of You

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1088.

MGV-8178   Diz Big Band

Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Leon Comegys, J.J. Johnson, George Mathews, trombone; George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Hank Mobley, Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Buster Harding, arranger; Johnny Richards, arranger, conductor.

NYC, September 15, 1954

1980-3Cool Eyes
1981-1Confusion
1982-4Pile Driver
1983-2Hob Nail Special

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; John Barrows, Jim Buffington, Jim Chambers, Fred Klein, French horn; Danny Bank, baritone sax; George Berg, Jack Greenberg, Tom Parshley, woodwinds; Wynton Kelly, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Jimmy Crawford, drums; 9 strings, Johnny Richards, arranger, conductor.

NYC, September 16, 1954

1984-6Rose Of Picardy
1985Silhouette
1986-8Can You Recall
1987-2O Solow

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1023 entitled "Dizzy And Strings".

MGV-8179   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - Perdido

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett or Teddy Brannon, piano; Red Callender, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.

San Francisco, CA, July 17, 1952

798-4For This Is My Night Of Love

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Red Callender, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1952

807-5This Love Of Mine

Harold Baker, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Arthur Clarke, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; John Williams, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

NYC, January 7, 1955

2149-3Rose Room
2150-4Blues For Basie
2151-1Mood Indigo
2152-2Squatty Roo
2153-1Perdido

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1024 entitled "Dance Bash".

MGV-8180   In A Mellow Tone By Johnny Hodges

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Al Sears, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Sonny Greer, drums.

NYC, February 28, 1951

511-1Good Queen Bess
513-3Solitude

same personnel.

NYC, March 3, 1951

516-5Sophisticated Lady

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Al Sears, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Joe Marshall, drums.

NYC, January 17, 1952

661-2Day Dream

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett or Teddy Brannon, piano; Red Callender, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.

San Francisco, CA, July 17, 1952

800-1I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Ben Webster, Rudy Williams, tenor sax; Ted Brannon, piano; Barney Richmond, bass; Al Walker, drums.

NYC, December 11, 1952

953-3Come Sunday

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.

NYC, April 9, 1954

1545-4In A Mellow Tone
1546-2I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
1547-4Don't Get Around Much Anymore

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1004 entitled "Memories Of Ellington By Johnny Hodges".

MGV-8181   Lester Swings Again

Lester Young, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Joe Shulman, bass; Bill Clark, drums.

NYC, July, 1950

431-2Count Every Star
432-1It All Depends On You

Lester Young, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Jo Jones, drums.

NYC, January 16, 1951

484-2September In The Rain
487-2Pete's Cafe

same personnel.

NYC, March 8, 1951

533-1 | 62VK439Lester Swings
534-1Slow Motion Blues

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

NYC, August 4, 1952

887-1These Foolish Things
889-1Stardust
893-4I Can't Give You Anything But Love
895-2I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1005 entitled "The President, Lester Young".

MGV-8182   Music Of Buddy DeFranco - Odalisque

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, Jack Lee, Joe Triscari, trumpet; Hoyt Bohannon, Joe Howard, Tommy Pederson, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Gus Bivona, Willie Schwartz, alto sax; Jimmy Giuffre, Don Raffell, tenor sax; Marty Berman, baritone sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Wesley Landers, drums; Russell Garcia, Nelson Riddle, arranger.

Los Angeles, CA, September 28 & 29, 1953

1319-6Gold Nugget Sam
1320-5Love Is For The Very Young
1321-4From Here To Eternity
1322-4Punkin'
1323-6Pyramid
1324-1Cornball

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Sonny Clark, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Bobby White, drums.

NYC, April 7, 1954

1536-3Cable Car
1537-4I Wish I Knew
1542-2Monogram
1544-1Blues In The Closet

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1006 entitled "The Progressive Mr. DeFranco".

MGV-8183   Buddy DeFranco And His Clarinet - Autumn Leaves

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Sonny Clark, piano; Eugene Wright, bass; Robert White, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1954

1868-2Mine
1869-2You Go To My Head
1870-3Gerry's Tune
1871-4Now's The Time
1872-1Autumn Leaves
1873-1Titoro (long version)

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1012 entitled "The Artistry Of Buddy DeFranco".

MGV-8184   The Guitar Artistry Of Tal Farlow - Autumn In New York

Gerry Wiggins, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, November 15 & 16, 1954

2050-4I Like To Recognize The Tune
2051-4Strike Up The Band
2052-1Autumn In New York
2053-1And She Remembers Me
2054-2Little Girl Blue
2055-1Have You Met Miss Jones
2056-4Tal's Blues
2057-2Cherokee

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1014 entitled "The Artistry Of Tal Farlow".

MGV-8185   Bud Powell '57

Bud Powell, piano; Percy Heath, bass #2-4; Max Roach, drums #2-4.

Fine Sound, NYC, December 16, 1954

1. 2138-3Like Someone In Love
2. 2139-1Deep Night
3. 2140-4That Old Black Magic
4. 2141-1'Round Midnight

Bud Powell, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, January 11, 1955

2154-2Thou Swell
2155-2Someone To Watch Over Me
2156-1Bean And The Boys (aka Lover Come Back To Me)
2157-2Tenderly

same personnel.

Fine Sound, NYC, January 12, 1955

2158-1How High The Moon

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1017 entitled "Jazz Original".

MGV-8186   Louis Bellson And His Drums - The Hawk Talks

Charlie Shavers, trumpet #1-4; Nate Brown, flute #5-7; Sid Brown, bass clarinet #5-7; Seldon Powell, tenor sax #1-4; Lou Stein, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Latin American rhythm, #5-7.

NYC, February 2, 1955

1. 2243-4Greetings
2. 2244-2Charlie
3. 2245-1Basie
4. 2246-1All Right (as Jump It, Man!)
5. 2247-2Festivale
6. 2248-1Mambo A La Louis Bellson
7. 2249-1The Hawk Talks

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1020 entitled "The Driving Louis Bellson And His Orchestra".

MGV-8187   Lester Young And His Orchestra - It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)

Jesse Drakes, trumpet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; John Ore, bass; Connie Kay, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, December 10, 1954

2107-1Another Mambo
2108-1Come Rain Or Come Shine
2109-2Rose Room
2110-2Somebody Loves Me
2111-2Kiss Me Again
2112-2It Don't Mean A Thing
2113-1I'm In The Mood For Love
2114-2Big Top Blues

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1022 entitled "Lester Young".

MGV-8188-2   Stan Getz At The Shrine

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; John Williams, piano; Bill Anthony, bass; Art Mardigan, drums.

"Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1954

Open Country
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
It Don't Mean A Thing
Flamingo
Lover Man
Pernod
Tasty Puddin'
I'll Remember April

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

Los Angeles, CA, November 9, 1954

2038-2We'll Be Together Again
2039-1Feather Merchant

** originally released as Norgran MGN-2000-2.

MGV-8189-2   Various Artists - Midnight Jazz At Carnegie Hall

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

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 16, 1950

Norgran Blues
Lady Be Good
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
Indiana

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.

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

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

Gai
Padovani

Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Yesterdays
Hawk's Tune
Stuffy

Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Carnegie Blues (aka Air Mail Special)

** originally released as Norgran MGN-3501-2 entitled "Norman Granz' Jazz Concert #1".

MGV-8190   Gene Krupa And His Orchestra - Sing, Sing, Sing

Eddie Shu, trumpet, clarinet, tenor, alto sax, harmonica; Teddy Napoleon, piano; Gene Krupa, drums.

NYC, February 1, 1954

1498-2How High The Moon
1499-2Love For Sale
1500-1Booted
1501-1This Can't Be Love
1502-3September Song
1503-2Harmonica Shu Boogie
1504-4Don't Be That Way
1505-2Sing, Sing, Sing

** originally released as Clef MGC-627 entitled "The Rocking Mr. Krupa".

MGV-8191   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Afro (not released?)

Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Leon Comegys, J.J. Johnson, George Mathews, trombone; George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Hank Mobley, Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, Roberto Rodriguez, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Candido, Ramon "Mongo" Santamaria, congas; Jose Mangual, bongos; Ubaldo Nieto, timbales; Chico O'Farrill, arranger, conductor.

Fine Sound, NYC, May 24, 1954

1711-4Manteca Theme
1712-4Contraste
1713-4Jungla
1714-4Rhumba-Finale

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Gilbert Valdez, flute; Rene Hernandez, piano; Robert Rodriguez, bass; Candido, Jose Mangual, Ralph Miranda, Ubaldo Nieto, percussion; Dizzy Gillespie, arranger.

Fine Sound, NYC, June 3, 1954

1738-10Night In Tunisia
1739-3Caravan
1740-3Con Alma

** originally released as Norgran MGN-1003.

MGV-8192   Howard Roberts - Mr. Roberts Plays Guitar

Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Marty Paich, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; unidentified woodwinds and strings.

Los Angeles, CA, October 22, 1956

4033-5An Orchid For Miss Sterling
4034-3Ah Moore
4035-16Indian Summer
4036-3Serenata Burlesca

Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone, trombone; Bob Cooper, Don Davidson, Herb Geller, Harry Klee, reeds; Marty Paich, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar; Jules Bertaux, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; unidentified strings.

Los Angeles, CA, November 9, 1956

20582-13The Innocents
20583-21My Shining Hour

Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Howard Roberts, guitar; Jules Bertaux, bass; Bobby White, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January 17, 1957

20584I Hear A Rhapsody
20585Jillsie
20586Back Home Again In Indiana
20587-6Polka Dots And Moonbeams

** originally scheduled as Norgran MGN-1106.

MGV-8193   Louis Bellson - Drumorama!

Harry Edison, trumpet; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Don Abney, piano; Truck Parham, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Norman Granz, tambourine; and others.

Los Angeles, CA, January 23, 1957

20670-4Zip
20671-5Scene U.S.A.
20672-3Heat Wave
20673-1Drum Solo

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, January 24, 1957

20674-3Trip To The Jungle
20675-3Continental Fandango
20676-1Blues In 6/4
20677-3Far Eastern Weekend

MGV-8194   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #1

Lester Young, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, March, 1950

370-2 | 62VK227Up 'N' Adam

Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass.

381-3Tenderly

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

NYC, June 6, 1950

410-4Bloomdido

Charlie Ventura, tenor, baritone, bass sax; Ralph Burns, piano; Chubby Jackson, bass; Louis "Chick" Kenny, drums; Betty Bennett, The Blentones, vocals.

NYC, August 6, 1951

591-4Lover

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

642-5Carioca

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

NYC, July 22, 1952

821-3 | 62VK216Port Of Rico

Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 18, 1952

874-5Gone With The Wind

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

NYC, April 20, 1953

1223-5 | 62VK206Dale's Wail

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

Los Angeles, CA, August 22, 1953

1279-2Pot Luck

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Arthur Clarke, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

NYC, September 17, 1953

1316-4Easy Going Home

Jesse Drakes, trumpet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Connie Kay, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, December 11, 1953

1399-2New D.B. Blues

Bob Johnson, Taft Jordan, Bill Scott, trumpet; Ted Kelly, George Matthews, trombone; George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Pizza Simon, tenor sax; Haywood Henry, baritone sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Billy Smith, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.

NYC, February 11, 1954

1522-6I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart

MGV-8195   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #2

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

2173-9 | 304Flying Home

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Al Sears, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Sonny Greer, drums.

NYC, March 3, 1951

515-3 | 62VK240Castle Rock

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

NYC, March 19, 1952

725-1St. Louis Blues

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

827-2Paradise Squat

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Bill Crow, bass; Frank Isola, drums.

NYC, December 12, 1952

962-6Stars Fell On Alabama

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December 9, 1953

1369-1It's The Talk Of The Town

Don Elliott, trumpet, mellophone, vibes, bongos; Ralph Martin, piano; Joe Puma, guitar; Bob Peterson, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

NYC, February, 1954

1517-2Loris

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Sonny Clark, piano; Eugene Wright, bass; Robert White, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1954

1873-4Titoro (short version)

Harry Edison, trumpet; Milt Bernhardt, trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Tom Brown, tenor sax; Bob Poland, baritone sax; Gerry Wiggins, piano; Joe Comfort, bass; Buddy Rich, drums, vocals; Jack Costanzo, bongos.

Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1954

1907-3Sportin' Life (as Sweetie Pie)

MGV-8196   Norman Granz' Jam Session #9

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

2034-1Lullaby In Rhythm
2035-1Funky Blues (No. 2)

MGV-8197   Billie Holiday - Body And Soul

Harry "Sweets" Edison, trumpet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 3, 1957

20499-7Moonlight In Vermont

same personnel.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 4, 1957

20503-4Comes Love

same personnel.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 7, 1957

20505-3Darn That Dream
20507-1Body And Soul

Harry "Sweets" Edison, trumpet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 9, 1957

20565-3They Can't Take That Away From Me
20566-1Embraceable You
20567-4Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
20568-5Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You

MGV-8198   Dizzy Gillespie-Stan Getz-Sonny Stitt - For Musicians Only

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Stan Getz, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 16, 1956

4029-2Be-Bop
4030-2We (My Honey And Me)
4031-3Dark Eyes
4032-3Lover Come Back To Me

** also released on Verve (J) J28J 25115.

MGV-8199   Count Basie And His Orchestra - Basie In London

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; 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; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Joe Williams, vocals.

live in Goteborg, Sweden, September 7, 1956

63VK260Jumpin' At The Woodside
63VK259Shiny Stockings
How High The Moon
Nails
Flute Juice
Blee Blop Blues
Alright, Okay, You Win
Roll 'Em Pete
The Comeback
Blues Backstage
Corner Pocket
One O'Clock Jump

** originally scheduled as Clef MGC-749.