Verve Records Catalog: Folk/Blues 3000, 4000 series

Verve Folk/Blues 3000 series (12 inch LP)

MGV-3000-5   The Bill Broonzy Story

Big Bill Broonzy, guitar, vocals; Bill Randle, interviewer.

Chicago, IL, July 12 & 13, 1957

26961Key To The Highway
26962Mindin' My Own Business
26963Saturday Evening Blues
26964Southbound Train
26965Tell What Kind Of Man Jesus Is
26966Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
26967Ploughhand Blues
26968Joe Turner Blues
26969Boogie Woogie
26970I Ain't Goin' Be Treated This Way
26971Makin' My Getaway
26972Hollerin' Blues
26973See See Rider
26974Outskirts Of Town
26975This Train
26976Hush Hush
26977The Flood
26978Blues
26979It Hurts Me So
26980Kansas City Blues
26981When The Sun Goes Down
26982Worried Life
26983Trouble In Mind
26984Take This Hammer
26985The Glory Of Love
26986Louise Blues
26987Willie Mae Blues
26988Alberta
26989Old Folks At Home
26990Crawdad Hole
26991John Henry
26992Just A Dream
26993Frankie And Johnnie
26994Bill Bailey
26995Slow Blues (Lookin' For That Woman)

** same contents as Verve V-3001 + V-3002 + V-3003.

V-3001   Big Bill Broonzy - Last Session, Part 1

Big Bill Broonzy, guitar, vocals; Bill Randle, interviewer.: same session.

Chicago, IL, July 12 & 13, 1957

26961Key To The Highway
26962Mindin' My Own Business
26963Saturday Evening Blues
26964Southbound Train
26965Tell What Kind Of Man Jesus Is
26966Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
26967Ploughhand Blues
26968Joe Turner Blues
26969Boogie Woogie
26970I Ain't Goin' Be Treated This Way
26971Makin' My Getaway
26972Hollerin' Blues
26973See See Rider
26974Outskirts Of Town

** part of Verve MGV-3000-5.

V-3002   Big Bill Broonzy - Last Session, Part 2

Big Bill Broonzy, guitar, vocals; Bill Randle, interviewer.: same session.

Chicago, IL, July 12 & 13, 1957

26975This Train
26976Hush Hush
26977The Flood
26978Blues
26979It Hurts Me So
26980Kansas City Blues
26981When The Sun Goes Down
26982Worried Life
26983Trouble In Mind
26984Take This Hammer
26985The Glory Of Love
26986Louise Blues

** part of Verve MGV-3000-5.

V-3003   Big Bill Broonzy - Last Session, Part 3

Big Bill Broonzy, guitar, vocals; Bill Randle, interviewer.: same session.

Chicago, IL, July 12 & 13, 1957

26987Willie Mae Blues
26988Alberta
26989Old Folks At Home
26990Crawdad Hole
26991John Henry
26992Just A Dream
26993Frankie And Johnnie
26994Bill Bailey
26995Slow Blues (Lookin' For That Woman)

** part of Verve MGV-3000-5.

V-3004   Katie Bell Nubin - Soul, Soul Searching

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Leo Wright, alto sax; Junior Mance or Sister Rosetta Tharpe, piano; Les Spann, guitar; Art Davis, bass; Lex Humphries, drums; Katie Bell Nubin, vocals.

NYC, January, 1960

24000When The Bride Groom Comes
24001Virgin Mary
24002Miami Storm
24003Pressin' On
24004I Shall Not Be Moved
24005Angels Watchin' Over Me
24006Where's Adam
24007Come Over Here
24008Sad To Think Over My Saviour

** originally scheduled as Verve MGV-8372, MGVS-6147.
** also released on Verve MGVS-63004.

V/V6-3005   Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Sister On Tour

Sister Rosetta Tharpe, guitar, vocals; unidentified small instrumental group and chorus, Teacho Wiltshire, director.

NYC, April, 1961?

God Is Wonderful
Just Keep Still
Everything To Me
Look In The Good Book, Brother
With His Great Love
As You Sow, So Shall You Reap
There's A Hand Leading Me
Faith In God
Woman
Lonesome Road

Sister Rosetta Tharpe, guitar, vocals; unidentified small instrumental group.

live recordings, 1961

Take A New Look Int That Old Bible
Joy In This Land

V/V6-3006   not used

V/V6-3007   Memphis Slim And Willie Dixon - The Blues Every Which Way

Memphis Slim, piano, vocals; Willie Dixon, bass, vocals.

NYC, 1960

26692Choo Choo
26693Four O'Clock Boogie
26694Rub My Root
26695C Rocker
26696Home To Mama
26697Shaky
26698After Hours
26699One More Time
26700John Henry
26701Now Howdy

V/V6-3008   Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee - Blues Is My Companion

Sonny Terry, harmonica, vocals; David Lee, piano; Brownie McGhee, guitar, vocals.

London, England, October 7, 1959

Crazy Man Blues
Doctor Brownie's Blues
Fighting A Losing Battle
Hound Dog Blues
I Need A Lover
I Was Born With The Blues
I'll Put A Spell On You
Jet Plane Blues
Rockin' And Whoopin'
Sonny's Easy Rider
Taking Harmonica Blues
Walk On

** previously released on Columbia (E) 33SX 1223 entitled "Sonny Terry And Brownie McGhee - Blues Is My Companion".

Verve Folk/Blues 4000 series (12 inch LP)

MGV-4000   Al Hibbler Sings Love Songs

Emmett Berry, Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; unknown, flute; Johnny Hodges, unknown, alto sax; Al Sears, tenor sax; unknown, baritone sax; Teddy Brannon, piano; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, April 1, 1952

780-2Please
781-3Believe It, Beloved
782-3There Is No Greater Love
783-5It Must Be True

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

964-7Let Me Dream

Bobby Johnson, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Dickie Harris, Ted Kelly, trombone; Pete Clark, George Dorsey, alto sax; Stafford Simon, tenor sax; Rudy Williams, baritone sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Bill Smith, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.

NYC, September 30, 1953

1325-1As Time Goes By
1326-2Anne
1327-3You And I
1328-1I'm Getting Sentimental Over You

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

1519-4Don't You Know I Care
1520-7I'm Just A Lucky So And So
1521-12Every Hour On The Hour
1522-6I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart

same personnel.

NYC, February 19, 1954

1523-2Flamingo
1524-1In My Solitude
1525-4My Little Brown Book
1526-8It Shouldn't Happen To A Dream

MGV-4001-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, February 7, 1956

20061-5Why Can't You Behave
20062-3I Love Paris
20063-4Do I Love You
20064-6Everytime We Say Goodbye
20065-5I Am In Love
20066-15Ridin' High
20067-3It's All Right With Me
20068-5From This Moment On
20069-1Just One Of Those Things
20070-5Too Darn Hot

Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

20071-2Miss Otis Regrets
20072-2Get Out Of Town
20073-2Easy To Love

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, February 8, 1956

20075-2So In Love
20076-4You Do Something To Me
20077-3In The Still Of The Night
20078-7Begin The Beguine
20079-7All Through The Night
20080-4Always True To You In My Fashion
20081-8It's Delovely
20082-2Ace In The Hole
20083-8Love For Sale
20084-10Anything Goes
20086-1Let's Do It

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, February 9, 1956

20089-1I Get A Kick Out Of You
20091-2I've Got You Under My Skin
20092-2What Is This Thing Called Love
20093-5All Of You
20094-2Don't Fence Me In

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, March 27, 1956

20121-10Night And Day
20123-3You're The Top
20124-8I Concentrate On You

** also released on Verve VE-2-2511 entitled "The Cole Porter Songbook".
** same contents as Verve V-4049 + V-4050.

MGV-4002-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 21, 1956

20217-5This Can't Be Love
20218-5The Lady Is A Tramp
20219-7I've Got Five Dollars
20220-3Lover

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 28, 1956

20223-3Ten Cents A Dance
20224-3I Wish I Were In Love Again
20225-2Mountain Greenery
20226-7Johnny One Note
20227-10Give It Back To The Indians

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 29, 1956

20228-3Blue Moon
20229-3Thou Swell
20230-1Manhattan
20231-4There's Small Hotel
20232-3I Didn't Know What Time It Was

Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

20233-6With A Song In My Heart
20234-4To Keep My Love Alive
20235-3Bewitched
20236-4Wait Till You See Her

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, August 30, 1956

20237-2My Romance
20238-3My Heart Stood Still
20239-1A Ship Without A Sail
20240-1Have You Met Miss Jones
20241-2Here In My Arms

same session.

20242-2It Never Entered My Mind
20243-2Little Girl Blue
20244-6Spring Is Here
20245-2My Funny Valentine
20246-1I Could Write A Book

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified small group.

Los Angeles, CA, August 31, 1956

20247-4Blue Room
20248-3Dancing On The Ceiling
20249-6Where Or When
20250-1Isn't It Romantic
20251-2You Took Advantage Of Me

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Stuff Smith, violin; Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, September 4, 1956

20266-6Ev'rything I've Got Belongs To You

** also released on Verve VE-2-2519 entitled "The Rodgers And Hart Songbook".

MGV-4003   Ella And Louis

Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 1956

2918-2 | 20207-2They Can't Take That Away From Me
2919-8 | 20208-8Isn't This A Lovely Day
2920-5 | 20209-5Tenderly
2921-2 | 20210-2Stars Fell On Alabama
2922-2 | 20222-2Can't We Be Friends
2923-5 | 20211-5 | 63VK650Cheek To Cheek
2924-10 | 20212-10Under A Blanket Of Blue
2925-7 | 20213-7Moonlight In Vermont
2926-6 | 20214-6A Foggy Day (In London Town)
2927-6 | 20215-6April In Paris
2928-1 | 20216-1The Nearness Of You

MGV-4004   Ella Fitzgerald, Frank DeVol And His Orchestra - Like Someone In Love

Stan Getz, tenor sax #1,2,5,11; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Frank DeVol, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, October 15, 1957

1. 21728-6There's A Lull In My Life
2. 21729-5You're Blase
3. 21730-3More Than You Know
4. 21731-1Like Someone In Love
5. 21732-1What Will I Tell My Heart
6. 21733-4We'll Be Together Again
7. 21734-2Then I'll Be Tired Of You
8. 21735-6Close Your Eyes
9. 21736-8I Thought About You
10. 21737-4I Never Had A Chance
11. 21738-6Midnight Sun

Stan Getz, tenor sax #2-4; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Frank DeVol, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, October 28, 1957

1. 21793-5Night Wind
2. 21794-4Hurry Home
3. 21795-3How Long Has This Been Going On
4. 21798-2What's New

** also released on Verve MGVS-6000, MGVS-64004.

MGV-4005   Spike Jones Demonstrates Your Hi-Fi - Dinner Music For People Who Aren't Very Hungry

Spike Jones, drums; and others.

circa January, 1956???

20058Little Child

Spike Jones, drums; George Rock And Assorted Birds, Gil Bernal And The Canine Three, Sir Fredric Gas And The Sons Of Pioneers, and others.

probably Chicago, IL, 1957

Space Ship Landing / Assorted Glugs, Ports And Skks / Ramona
Mischa's Souvenir (Violin And Garbage Disposal Duet)
Black And Blue Danube Waltz / Paris Symphony (Texas)
Stark's Theme
The Old Sow Song
Pat-Yat-Chee
How High The Fidelity: Electronic Professor / Sub-Normal Normal
Cocktails For Two
Wyatt Erp Makes Me Burp / Woofer's Lament / Memories Are Made Of This
The Sneezin' Bee / Little Child
Brahms' Alibi
Chloe

MGV-4006-2   Ella And Louis Again

Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, July 23, 1957

21132-2Love Is Here To Stay
21133-2Learning The Blues
21134-8Autumn In New York
21135-9Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
21136-9They All Laughed
21137-5Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
21138-1 | 63VK651Stompin' At The Savoy

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

21139-3These Foolish Things
21140-3Comes Love
21141-6Ill Wind

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

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 31, 1957

21211-4 | 64VK399Makin' Whoopee
21212-8I Get A Kick Out Of You
21213-7Let's Do It (, Let's Fall In Love)
21214-7Willow Weep For Me

Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1957

21267-6I Won't Dance
21268-5A Fine Romance
21269-9Don't Be That Way
21270-7I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket
21271-12I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm

MGV-4007   Ernie Heckscher And His Orchestra At The Fairmont - Dance Atop Nob Hill

Ernie Heckscher And His Orchestra.

"Fairmont Hotel", San Francisco, CA, 1957?

But Not For Me
Sunny Disposish
The Lady Is A Tramp
Just One Of Those Things
Who
Tea For Two
Mine
Alexander's Ragtime Band
Blue Danube Waltz
The Siren Son / Mama's Gone, Goodbye / When My Baby Smiles At Me
Pa-Ran-Pan-Pan (Guarache)
Toot, Toot, Tootsie! (Goodbye) / Charley My Boy / Charleston
Liza
I've Got A Crush On You
Rosalie
Of Thee I Sing
Should I Be Sweet
'S Wonderful
Around The World (In 80 Days)
Let's Fly Away
I Get A Kick Out Of You
Anything Goes
All Dressed Up (Spic And Spanish)
Give It Back To The Indians
Lover
Falling In Love With Love
When You Wore A Tulip And I Wore A Big Red Rose / Oh, You Beautiful Doll / Darktown Strutter's Ball
Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home

** also released on Verve MGVS-6001.

MGV-4008-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book, Volume One

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Stuff Smith, violin; Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, September 4, 1956

20253-1Rocks In My Bed
20254-3Cottontail
20255-1Just Squeeze Me
20256-4Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
20257-2Solitude
20258-6Sophisticated Lady
20259-2Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
20260-1It Don't Mean A Thing
20263-3Satin Doll
20264-2Azure

Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Clark Terry, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet #2; Ray Nance, trumpet, violin; Quentin Jackson, John Sanders, Britt Woodman, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Russell Procope, alto sax, clarinet; Paul Gonsalves, tenor sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax, clarinet, bass clarinet; Duke Ellington, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, June 24, 1957

1. 21033-6Day Dream
2. 21034-6Take The "A" Train

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

Los Angeles, CA, June 25, 1957

21038-3Drop Me Off At Harlem
21039-4Lost In Meditation
21040-4I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues

Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Clark Terry, trumpet; Ray Nance, trumpet, violin; Quentin Jackson, John Sanders, Britt Woodman, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Russell Procope, alto sax, clarinet; Paul Gonsalves, tenor sax #1; probably Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax #2-4; Harry Carney, baritone sax, clarinet, bass clarinet; Duke Ellington, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, June 26, 1957

1. 21049-2Clementine
2. 21051-12I'm Beginning To See The Light
3. 21052I Didn't Know About You
4. 21053-3Rockin' In Rhythm

Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Clark Terry, trumpet; Ray Nance, trumpet, violin; Quentin Jackson, John Sanders, Britt Woodman, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Russell Procope, alto sax, clarinet; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax, clarinet, bass clarinet; Duke Ellington, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, June 27, 1957

21064-8Caravan
21067-4Perdido

** part of Verve MGV-4010-4.

MGV-4009-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book, Volume Two

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Stuff Smith, violin; Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, September 4, 1956

20252-4I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
20261-4Prelude To A Kiss
20262-1Don't Get Around Much Anymore
20265-5In A Sentimental Mood

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

Los Angeles, CA, June 25, 1957

21036-6Everything But You
21037-6I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, June 26, 1957

21050I'm Just A Lucky So And So

Frank Foster, tenor sax; replaces Gonsalves.

Los Angeles, CA, June 27, 1957

21063-3All Too Soon
21065-7Bli-Blip
21066-8Chelsea Bridge
21068-2The E And D Blues

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

NYC, September 3, 1957

21557Portrait Of Ella: Royal Ancestry / All Heart / Beyond Category / Total Jazz

Ben Webster, tenor sax #1,3-5; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, October 17, 1957

1. 21773-5In A Mellow Tone
2. 21774-6Mood Indigo
3. 21775-8Love You Madly
4. 21776-11Lush Life
5. 21777-9Squatty Roo

** part of Verve MGV-4010-4.

MGV-4010-4   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Stuff Smith, violin; Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, September 4, 1956

20252-4I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
20253-1Rocks In My Bed
20254-3Cottontail
20255-1Just Squeeze Me
20256-4Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
20257-2Solitude
20258-6Sophisticated Lady
20259-2Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
20260-1It Don't Mean A Thing
20261-4Prelude To A Kiss
20262-1Don't Get Around Much Anymore
20263-3Satin Doll
20264-2Azure
20265-5In A Sentimental Mood

Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Clark Terry, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet #2; Ray Nance, trumpet, violin; Quentin Jackson, John Sanders, Britt Woodman, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Russell Procope, alto sax, clarinet; Paul Gonsalves, tenor sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax, clarinet, bass clarinet; Duke Ellington, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, June 24, 1957

1. 21033-6Day Dream
2. 21034-6Take The "A" Train

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

Los Angeles, CA, June 25, 1957

21036-6Everything But You
21037-6I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
21038-3Drop Me Off At Harlem
21039-4Lost In Meditation
21040-4I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues

Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Clark Terry, trumpet; Ray Nance, trumpet, violin; Quentin Jackson, John Sanders, Britt Woodman, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Russell Procope, alto sax, clarinet; Paul Gonsalves, tenor sax #1,2; probably Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax #3-5; Harry Carney, baritone sax, clarinet, bass clarinet; Duke Ellington, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, June 26, 1957

1. 21049-2Clementine
2. 21050I'm Just A Lucky So And So
3. 21051-12I'm Beginning To See The Light
4. 21052I Didn't Know About You
5. 21053-3Rockin' In Rhythm

Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Clark Terry, trumpet; Ray Nance, trumpet, violin; Quentin Jackson, John Sanders, Britt Woodman, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Russell Procope, alto sax, clarinet; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax, clarinet, bass clarinet; Duke Ellington, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, June 27, 1957

21063-3All Too Soon
21064-8Caravan
21065-7Bli-Blip
21066-8Chelsea Bridge
21067-4Perdido
21068-2The E And D Blues

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

NYC, September 3, 1957

21557Portrait Of Ella: Royal Ancestry / All Heart / Beyond Category / Total Jazz

Ben Webster, tenor sax #1,3-5; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, October 17, 1957

1. 21773-5In A Mellow Tone
2. 21774-6Mood Indigo
3. 21775-8Love You Madly
4. 21776-11Lush Life
5. 21777-9Squatty Roo

** same contents as Verve MGV-4008-2 + MGV-4009-2.

MGV-4011-2   Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong - Porgy & Bess

Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals; unknown, piano; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Russell Garcia, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 1957

21290-3 | 65VK362Summertime
21291-6 | 65VK363Bess, You Is My Woman Now
21292-10 | 65VK364I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'
21293-2 | 65VK365It Ain't Necessarily So

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 19, 1957

21294-6 | 65VK366There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York
21295-9 | 65VK367A Woman Is A Sometime Thing
21296-9 | 65VK306Oh Lawd, I'm On My Way
21298 | 65VK375Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Russell Garcia, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, August 28, 1957

21360-1 | 65VK368I Wants To Stay Here
21361-4 | 65VK369My Man's Gone Now
21362-14 | 65VK370What You Want With Bess
21363-7 | 65VK371Buzzard Song
21364-4 | 65VK372Oh Doctor Jesus
21365-1Here Comes De Honey Man
21366-2 | 65VK374Oh Der's So Fresh And Fine (as Strawberry Woman)

Russell Garcia And His Orchestra.

Los Angeles, CA, October 14, 1957

21708 | 65VK361Porgy And Bess - Overture

Louis Armstrong, vocals; Russell Garcia And His Orchestra.

Chicago, IL, October 14, 1957

21714Crab Man

** also released on Verve MGVS-6040-2. Verve VE-2-2507 entitled "Ella Fitzgerald And Louis Armstrong - George Gershwin: Porgy And Bess".

MGV-4012   Louis Under The Stars

Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Russell Garcia, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1957

21274-5Stormy Weather

same session.

21276-6 | 22519Top Hat, White Tie And Tails

same session.

21284-9Have You Met Miss Jones
21285-5 | 63VK649Body And Soul
21286-3Home
21287-6I Only Have Eyes For You
21288-2East Of The Sun (And West Of The Moon)
21289-4You're Blase

** also released on Verve MGVS-6044.

MGV-4013   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Gershwin Song Book

no details.

** also released on Verve MGVS-7000.

MGV-4014   no information

MGV-4015   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 2

no details.

** also released on Verve MGVS-7002.

MGV-4016   Gene Krupa Plays The Classics (not released)

Bernie Glow, Chris Griffin, Steve Lipkins, Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Bobby Byrne, Chuck Evans, Jack Satterfield, Kai Winding, trombone; Lewis Simon, tuba; Stan Ferguson, Lenny Hambro, Al Howard, Stewart McKay, Toots Mondello, Ben Ross, sax; Johnny Smith, guitar; Milt Hinton as Doc Goldberg, George Yorke, bass; Gene Krupa, drums; unidentified strings, George Williams, arranger, conductor.

NYC, December 9, 1952

951Bolero, Part 1

same personnel.

NYC, December 10, 1952

951Bolero, Part 2

Tommy Allison, Burt Collins, Jimmy Maxwell, Nick Travis, trumpet; Eddie Bert, Jimmy Dahl, Bill Elton, Frank Rehak, trombone; Hal McKusick, alto sax; Jimmy Reider, Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Gene Allen, baritone sax; Teddy Napoleon, piano; Howie Collins, guitar; Mort Herbert, bass; Gene Krupa, drums; George Williams, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, November 11, 1957

21496-8Pathetique
21497-2Scheherazade
21498-8To A Wild Rose

MGV-4017   Ella And Louis Again, Volume One

Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, July 23, 1957

21134-8Autumn In New York
21136-9They All Laughed
21137-5Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
21138-1 | 63VK651Stompin' At The Savoy

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

21140-3Comes Love

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

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 31, 1957

21211-4 | 64VK399Makin' Whoopee
21213-7Let's Do It (, Let's Fall In Love)

Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1957

21267-6I Won't Dance
21269-9Don't Be That Way

MGV-4018   Ella And Louis Again, Volume Two

Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 23, 1957

21132-2Love Is Here To Stay
21133-2Learning The Blues
21135-9Let's Call The Whole Thing Off

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

21139-3These Foolish Things
21141-6Ill Wind

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

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 31, 1957

21212-8I Get A Kick Out Of You
21214-7Willow Weep For Me

Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1957

21268-5A Fine Romance
21270-7I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket
21271-12I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm

MGV-4019-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Irving Berlin Song Book

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; Paul Weston And His Orchestra.

Los Angeles, CA, March 13, 1958

22119-4Isn't This A Lovely Day
22120-2All By Myself In The Morning
22121-3Let's Go Slummin' (On Park Avenue)
22122-3I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket
22123-5Always

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, March 14, 1958

22124-2I Used To Be Color Blind
22125-2You Can Have Him
22126-4How's Chances
22127-3No Strings (I'm Fancy Free)

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, March 17, 1958

22128-2You Keep Coming Back Like A Song
22129-2Suppertime
22130-1How Deep Is The Ocean
22131-2You're Laughing At Me
22132-4Russian Lullaby
22133-2Change Partners
22134-2Now It Can Be Told
22135-4How About Me
22136-6Get Thee Behind Me, Satan
22137-5Reaching For The Moon

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Paul Weston, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, March 18, 1958

22138-3I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
22139-3Heat Wave
22140-2Cheek To Cheek
22141-4The Song Is Ended
22143-3Lazy
22144-3Let's Face The Music And Dance
22145-6It's A Lovely Day Today
22146-3Puttin' On The Ritz
22147-5You Forgot To Remember

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; Paul Weston And His Orchestra.

Los Angeles, CA, March 19, 1958

22148-5 | 106646Alexander's Ragtime Band
22149-2Let Yourself Go
22150-2Top Hat, White Tie And Tails

** also released on Verve MGVS-6005-2, MGVS-64019-2.

MGV-4020   Ernie Heckscher At The Fabulous Fairmont

Ernie Heckscher And His Orchestra.

"Fairmont Hotel", San Francisco, CA, 1957

22382Fine And Dandy
22383Can't This Be Love
22384You've Got That Thing
22385You Do Something To Me
22386I Can't Get Started
22387There's A Small Hotel
22388Josephine
22389It's Only A Paper Moon
22390Will You Still Be Mine
22391It's So Amusing (But So Confusing)
22392Wunderbar
22393The Continental
22394I Won't Dance
22395I'm Just Wild About Harry
22396Black Cottom
22397When The Saints Go Marching In
22398Button Up Your Overcoat
22399You're The Cream In My Coffee
22400If You Knew Suzie
22401Chicago
22402Sophisticated Swing
22403Love For Sale
22404Music, Maestro, Please!
22405At Sundown
22406My Heart Belongs To Daddy
22407Rica Pulpa (Samba)
22408Who Cares
22409Dirty Lady
22410No! No! Nora!

** also released on Verve MGVS-6004.

MGV-4021   Ella Swings Lightly

Don Fagerquist, Al Porcino, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone, tenor sax; Vince DeRosa, French horn; John Kitzmiller, tuba; Bud Shank, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Med Flory, baritone sax; Lou Levy, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, November 22, 1958

22563-8You Hit The Spot
22564-2Blues In The Night
22565-7What's Your Story, Morning Glory
22566-6Just You, Just Me
22567-2My Kinda Love
22568-3If I Were A Bell
22569-3Teardrops From My Eyes

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, November 23, 1958

22570-3You're An Old Smoothie
22571-3As Long As I Live
22572-1Knock Me A Kiss
22573-4Gotta Be This Or That
22574-3720 In The Books
22575-3Moonlight On The Ganges
22577-2 | 106648Little Jazz
22578-2Little White Lies
22579-3You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me

** also released on Verve MGVS-6019, MGVS-64021.

MGV-4022   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book, Volume 1

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, August 21, 1956

20217-5This Can't Be Love
20218-5The Lady Is A Tramp

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 28, 1956

20224-3I Wish I Were In Love Again
20226-7Johnny One Note

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 29, 1956

20229-3Thou Swell
20230-1Manhattan

Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

20233-6With A Song In My Heart
20234-4To Keep My Love Alive

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, August 30, 1956

20237-2My Romance
20239-1A Ship Without A Sail
20240-1Have You Met Miss Jones

same session.

20242-2It Never Entered My Mind
20243-2Little Girl Blue
20244-6Spring Is Here

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified small group.

Los Angeles, CA, August 31, 1956

20248-3Dancing On The Ceiling
20249-6Where Or When
20251-2You Took Advantage Of Me

** also released on Verve MGVS-6009, MGVS-64022.

MGV-4023   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book, Volume 2

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, August 21, 1956

20219-7I've Got Five Dollars
20220-3Lover

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 28, 1956

20223-3Ten Cents A Dance
20225-2Mountain Greenery
20227-10Give It Back To The Indians

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 29, 1956

20228-3Blue Moon
20231-4There's Small Hotel
20232-3I Didn't Know What Time It Was

Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

20235-3Bewitched
20236-4Wait Till You See Her

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, August 30, 1956

20238-3My Heart Stood Still
20241-2Here In My Arms

same session.

20245-2My Funny Valentine
20246-1I Could Write A Book

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified small group.

Los Angeles, CA, August 31, 1956

20247-4Blue Room
20250-1Isn't It Romantic

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Stuff Smith, violin; Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, September 4, 1956

20266-6Ev'rything I've Got Belongs To You

** also released on Verve MGVS-6010, MGVS-64023.

MGV-4024   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Volume One

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified strings, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.

Los Angeles, CA, January 5, 7 & 8, 1959

22621-2How Long Has This Been Going On
22626-5I've Got Beginner's Luck
22634-3But Not For Me
22635-9ALady Be Good

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1959

22768-4My One And Only
22770-7Nice Work If You Can Get It
22773-15Let's Call The Whole Thing Off

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 16, 1959

26442-12Samson And Delilah

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 17, 1959

26445-9Things Are Looking Up
26448-5Just Another Rhumba

** also released on Verve MGVS-6077.

MGV-4025   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Volume Two

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified strings, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.

Los Angeles, CA, January 5, 7 & 8, 1959

22623-5The Man I Love

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1959

22769-2Someone To Watch Over Me
22774-6Lookin' For A Boy
22777-8They All Laughed

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 15, 1959

26434-3That Certain Feeling

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 16, 1959

26438-6'S Wonderful
26439-3Who Cares
26443-3By Strauss

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 17, 1959

26444-11My Cousin From Milwaukee

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 18, 1959

26449-6Somebody From Somewhere
26454-6My Real American Folk Song

** also released on Verve MGVS-6078.

MGV-4026   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Volume Three

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified strings, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.

Los Angeles, CA, January 5, 7 & 8, 1959

22617-5Soon
22622-3A Foggy Day
22624-2I'm Biding My Time
22629-3Clap Yo' Hands (Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie)
22633-3I've Got A Crush On You

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, March 18, 1959

22750-5Of Thee I Sing

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, July 15, 1959

26436-7Boy Wanted

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 16, 1959

26441-3Strike Up The Band

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 17, 1959

26446-5Stiff Upper Lip

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 18, 1959

26451-6For You, For Me, Forevermore
26452-6Are Not You Kind Of Glad We Did

** also released on Verve MGVS-6079.

MGV-4027   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Volume Four

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified strings, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.

Los Angeles, CA, January 5, 7 & 8, 1959

22619-3Our Love Is Here To Stay
22625-6He Loves And She Loves
22628-3Slap That Bass
22631-6You've Got What Gets Me

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, March 18, 1959

22751-9I Was Doing All Right

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1959

22771-3Love Walked In

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 15, 1959

26433-7Small We Dance
26437-3Half Of It Dearie Blues

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 16, 1959

26440-8Treat Me Rough

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 18, 1959

26450-4Love Is Sweeping The Country
26453-4Isn't It A Pity

** also released on Verve MGVS-6080.

MGV-4028   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Volume Five

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified strings, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.

Los Angeles, CA, January 5, 7 & 8, 1959

22618-8I Got Rhythm
22620-9They Can't Take That Away From Me
22632-5Embraceable You

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, March 18, 1959

22749-5I Can't Be Bothered Now
22752-6Funny Face
22753-6Fascinating Rhythm

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1959

22776-3Let's Kiss And Make Up

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 15, 1959

22775-16Lorelei
26435-7What Love Has Done To Me

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 17, 1959

26447-12Oh So Nice

** also released on Verve MGVS-6081.

MGV-4029-5   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Books

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified strings, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.

Los Angeles, CA, January 5, 7 & 8, 1959

22617-5Soon
22618-8I Got Rhythm
22619-3Our Love Is Here To Stay
22620-9They Can't Take That Away From Me
22621-2How Long Has This Been Going On
22622-3A Foggy Day
22623-5The Man I Love
22624-2I'm Biding My Time
22625-6He Loves And She Loves
22626-5I've Got Beginner's Luck
22628-3Slap That Bass
22629-3Clap Yo' Hands (Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie)
22631-6You've Got What Gets Me
22632-5Embraceable You
22633-3I've Got A Crush On You
22634-3But Not For Me
22635-9ALady Be Good

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, March 18, 1959

22749-5I Can't Be Bothered Now
22750-5Of Thee I Sing
22751-9I Was Doing All Right
22752-6Funny Face
22753-6Fascinating Rhythm

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1959

22768-4My One And Only
22769-2Someone To Watch Over Me
22770-7Nice Work If You Can Get It
22771-3Love Walked In
22773-15Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
22774-6Lookin' For A Boy
22776-3Let's Kiss And Make Up
22777-8They All Laughed

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 15, 1959

22775-16Lorelei
26433-7Small We Dance
26434-3That Certain Feeling
26435-7What Love Has Done To Me
26436-7Boy Wanted
26437-3Half Of It Dearie Blues

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 16, 1959

26438-6'S Wonderful
26439-3Who Cares
26440-8Treat Me Rough
26441-3Strike Up The Band
26442-12Samson And Delilah
26443-3By Strauss

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 17, 1959

26444-11My Cousin From Milwaukee
26445-9Things Are Looking Up
26446-5Stiff Upper Lip
26447-12Oh So Nice
26448-5Just Another Rhumba

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 18, 1959

26449-6Somebody From Somewhere
26450-4Love Is Sweeping The Country
26451-6For You, For Me, Forevermore
26452-6Are Not You Kind Of Glad We Did
26453-4Isn't It A Pity
26454-6My Real American Folk Song

Nelson Riddle And His Orchestra.

Los Angeles, CA?, August 20, 1959

26492-10Ambulatory Suite: March Of The Swiss Soldiers
26493-8Ambulatory Suite: Promenade (Waling The Dog)
26494-9Ambulatory Suite: Fidgety Feet
26495-10Ambulatory Suite: Prelude I
26496-19Ambulatory Suite: Prelude III
26497-2Ambulatory Suite: Prelude II

** also released on Verve MGVS-6082-5.

MGV-4030   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Irving Berlin Song Book, Vol. 1

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; Paul Weston And His Orchestra.

Los Angeles, CA, March 13, 1958

22120-2All By Myself In The Morning

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, March 14, 1958

22124-2I Used To Be Color Blind
22125-2You Can Have Him

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, March 17, 1958

22130-1How Deep Is The Ocean
22131-2You're Laughing At Me
22132-4Russian Lullaby
22135-4How About Me
22136-6Get Thee Behind Me, Satan

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Paul Weston, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, March 18, 1958

22140-2Cheek To Cheek
22143-3Lazy
22144-3Let's Face The Music And Dance
22146-3Puttin' On The Ritz
22147-5You Forgot To Remember

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; Paul Weston And His Orchestra.

Los Angeles, CA, March 19, 1958

22148-5 | 106646Alexander's Ragtime Band
22149-2Let Yourself Go
22150-2Top Hat, White Tie And Tails

** also released on Verve MGVS-6052.

MGV-4031   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Irving Berlin Song Book, Vol. 2

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; Paul Weston And His Orchestra.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, March 13, 1958

22119-4Isn't This A Lovely Day
22121-3Let's Go Slummin' (On Park Avenue)
22122-3I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket
22123-5Always

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, March 14, 1958

22126-4How's Chances
22127-3No Strings (I'm Fancy Free)

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, March 17, 1958

22128-2You Keep Coming Back Like A Song
22129-2Suppertime
22133-2Change Partners
22134-2Now It Can Be Told
22137-5Reaching For The Moon

Harry Edison, trumpet #4; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Paul Weston, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, March 18, 1958

1. 22138-3I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
2. 22139-3Heat Wave
3. 22141-4The Song Is Ended
4. 22142-2Blue Skies
5. 22145-6It's A Lovely Day Today

** also released on Verve MGVS-6053.

MGV-4032   Ella Fitzgerald Sings Sweet Songs For Swingers

4 unknown, Harry Edison, trumpet; 3-4 unknown, trombone; 5 unknown, reeds; unknown, piano; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; Frank DeVol, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, November 24, 1958

22581-6East Of The Sun
22582-4Lullaby Of Broadway
22583-2Let's Fall In Love Again
22584-4I Remember You
22585-3Sweet And Lovely
22586-1Can't We Be Friends
22587-7Out Of This World
22588-1Makin' Whoopee

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Frank DeVol, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, July 11, 1959

26413-5My Old Flame
26414-2Gone With The Wind
26415-8That Old Feeling
26417-2Moonlight Serenade

** also released on Verve MGVS-6072.

MGV-4033   Ernie Heckscher At The Cotillion Ball - Let's Dance With Ernie

Ernie Heckscher And His Orchestra.

circa summer 1959

26498Gigi Medley
26499Medley: It Had To Be You / ...
26500Limehouse Blues
26501Solamente Una Vez
26502Ain't We Got Fun / ...
26503The Merry Widow Waltz
26504Girl Friend
26505Medley: Charleston / ...
26506Medley: It's De-Lovely / ...
26507Maybe
26508Medley: Top Hat, White Tie And Tails / ...
26509Medley: Manhattan / ...
26510Brazil
26511Medley: Mountain Greenery / ...

** also released on Verve MGVS-6094.

MGV-4034   Ella Fitzgerald - Hello Love

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Frank DeVol, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 1957

21162-5Tenderly
21163-3Moonlight In Vermont
21164-2Stairway To The Stars

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, October 28, 1957

21792-3I'll Never Be The Same
21796-2Lost In A Fog
21797-3Everything Happens To Me
21799-1So Rare

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, March 25, 1959

22759-4You Go To My Head
22760-4Willow Weep For Me
22761-4I've Grown Accustomed To His Face
22762-4Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year
22763-6I'm Thru With Love

** also scheduled as Verve MGVS-6100.
** also released on Verve MGVS-64034.

MGV-4035   Louis Armstrong - I've Got The World On A String

Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Russell Garcia, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1957

21272-4 | 63VK720When Your Lover Has Gone
21273-3We'll Be Together Again
21275-5 | 63VK648I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues

same session.

21277-3You're The Top
21278-3You Turned The Tables On Me
21279-4 | 64VK398I've Got The World On A String
21280-1Don't Get Around Much Anymore
21281-1Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me

same session.

21282-3 | 63VK647Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
21283-5Little Girl Blue

** also released on Verve MGVS-6101.

MGV-4036   Ella Fitzgerald - Get Happy!

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Frank DeVol, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 1957

21167-4You Turned The Tables On Me
21168-4Gypsy In My Soul
21169-4Goody Goody
21170-2St. Louis Blues

Harry Edison, trumpet; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Paul Weston, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, March 18, 1958

22142-2Blue Skies

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified strings, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.

Los Angeles, CA, January 5, 7 & 8, 1959

22627-7Somebody Loves Me
22630-3Cheerful Little Earful

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Frank DeVol, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, July 11, 1959

26416-3Moonlight Becomes You
26418-3You Make Me Feel So Young

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, September 3, 1959

22892-6Like Young
22893-6Cool Breeze

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Russell Garcia, arranger, conductor.

22894-4Beat Me Daddy, Eight To The Bar

** also scheduled as Verve MGVS-6102.
** also released on Verve MGVS-64036.

MGV-4037   The Hollywood Saxophone Quartet - French Impressions

The Hollywood Saxophone Quartet.

circa September 21, 1959???

22910-9Introduction And Scherzo
22911-8Serenade Comique
22912-2Amusante
22912-7Sentimentale
22912-16Animee

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, November 5, 1959

22977-16Scherzo
22978-3Andante
22979-8La Fille Aux Cheveux De Lin (as Maid With The Flaxen Hair)
22980-3Soir

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 22, 1959

23010-7La Plus Que Lente
23011-2Goguenardise
23012-9Cantilene
23015-1Chanson D'autrefois
23016-4La Veillee De L'ange Gardien
23017-3Chanson De La Grandmaman

** also released on Verve MGVS-6111.

MGV-4038-2   Margaret Whiting Sings The Jerome Kern Song Book

Margaret Whiting, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Russell Garcia, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, January 27, 1960

23049-7Yesterdays
23050-6Why Was I Born
23051-6The Song Is You
23052-1Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
23053-7Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, January 29, 1960

23054-11The Way You Look Tonight
23055-7All The Things You Are
23056-6Poor Pierrot
23057-3The Touch Of Your Hand

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, February 9, 1960

23075-9Dearly Beloved
23076-11Why Do I Love You
23077-10Don't Ever Leave Me
23078-15Remind Me

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, February 11, 1960

23079-10I Won't Dance
23080-10You Couldn't Be Cuter
23081-13A Fine Romance
23082-5Let's Begin
23083-4She Didn't Say Yes
23084-4Look For The Silver Lining

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1960

23093-8Long Ago And Far Away
23094-11I'm Old Fashioned
23095-13Bill
23096-9D'ya Love Me
23097-4All In Fun

** also released on Verve MGVS-6142-2.
** same contents as Verve MGV-4039 + MGV-4040.

MGV-4039   Margaret Whiting Sings The Jerome Kern Song Book, Vol. 1

Margaret Whiting, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Russell Garcia, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, January 27, 1960

23050-6Why Was I Born
23051-6The Song Is You
23053-7Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, January 29, 1960

23055-7All The Things You Are

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, February 9, 1960

23076-11Why Do I Love You
23077-10Don't Ever Leave Me
23078-15Remind Me

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, February 11, 1960

23079-10I Won't Dance
23081-13A Fine Romance
23084-4Look For The Silver Lining

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1960

23094-11I'm Old Fashioned
23097-4All In Fun

** also released on Verve MGVS-6157.
** part of Verve MGV-4038-2, MGVS-6142-2.

MGV-4040   Margaret Whiting Sings The Jerome Kern Song Book, Vol. 2

Margaret Whiting, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Russell Garcia, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, January 27, 1960

23049-7Yesterdays
23052-1Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, January 29, 1960

23054-11The Way You Look Tonight
23056-6Poor Pierrot
23057-3The Touch Of Your Hand

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, February 9, 1960

23075-9Dearly Beloved

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, February 11, 1960

23080-10You Couldn't Be Cuter
23082-5Let's Begin
23083-4She Didn't Say Yes

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1960

23093-8Long Ago And Far Away
23095-13Bill
23096-9D'ya Love Me

** also released on Verve MGVS-6158.
** part of Verve MGV-4038-2, MGVS-6142-2.

MGV-4041   Ella In Berlin - Mack The Knife

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; accompanied by Paul Smith, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Wilfred Middlebrooks, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.

"Deutschland Halle", Berlin, West Germany, February 13, 1960

26607 | 62VK219Gone With The Wind
26608Misty
26609The Lady Is A Tramp
26610The Man I Love
26611Summertime
26612Too Darn Hot
26613 | 64VK315Lorelei
26614 | 62VK218 | 106644Mack The Knife
26615 | 62VK220/221 | 106645How High The Moon

** also released on Verve MGVS-6163, MGVS-64041.

MGV-4042   Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Frank DeVol, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, July 15 & 16, 1960

26717-9Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
26718-5Jingle Bells
26719-7Frosty The Snowman
26722-7Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
26724-3Winter Wonderland
26725-7Let It Snow
26726-3What Are You Doing New Year's Eve
26728-4Have Yourself A Merry Little

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1960

26723-9The Christmas Song (remake)
26727-9White Christmas (remake)
26741-5Good Morning Blues
26742-13Sleigh Ride

** also released on Verve MGVS-64042, VE-1-2539.

MGV-4043   Ella Fitzgerald Sings Songs From The Soundtrack Of Let No Man Write My Epitaph

Paul Smith, piano; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, April 14, 1960

26587-4My Melancholy Baby
26588-4Angel Eyes
26589-8Black Coffee
26590-2I Hadn't Anyone Till You
26591-2I Cried For You
26592-6Misty

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, April 19, 1960

26593-4Who's Sorry Now
26594-2I Can't Give You Anything But Love
26595-4I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
26596-6Then You've Never Been Blue
26597-8September Song
26598-9Reach For Tomorrow
26599-3One For My Baby

** also released on Verve MGVS-64043.

MGV-4044   Paul Robeson - Robeson

Paul Robeson, vocals; The Williams Singers, vocal group; unidentified orchestra, Geoff Love, arranger, director.

London, England, August 22, 1960

26792Some Enchanted Evening
26793Mah Lindy Lou
26794The Skye Boat Song
26795The Riddle Song
26796Down De Lover's Lane
26797Land Of My Fathers
26798I'll Walk Beside You
26799Ma Curly Headed Baby
26800Trees
26801The Castle Of Dromore
26802Just A-Wearying For You
26803Climbing Up De Mountain

** also released on Verve MGVS-64044.

MGV-4045   Ernie Heckscher And His Fairmont Orchestra - Dancing On Broadway

Ernie Heckscher And His Fairmont Orchestra.

fall 1960

26830Can Can / I Love Paris / C'est Magnifique
26831Let's Do It
26832It's All Right With Me / The Sound Of Music
26833The Sound Of Music / Climb Every Mountain
26834My Favorite Things / South Pacific
26835South Pacific Medley
26836The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
26837Gypsy Medley
26838There Goes My Sweet Fire Love
26839My Fair Lady Medley
26840Tonight / The Bells Are Ringing
26841Just In Time
26842The Party's Over

V/V6-4046-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Harold Arlen Song Book

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Billy May, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, August 1, 1960

26729-6Hooray For Love
26730-7When The Sun Comes Out
26731-6As Long As I Live
26732-4It's Only A Paper Moon
26733-7The Man That Got Away
26734-5Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive
26736-1I've Got The World On A String

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 2, 1960

26737-1Get Happy
26740-4Let's Take A Walk Around The Block

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1961

26909-5That Old Black Magic
26910-5Blues In The Night
26911-4I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
26912-5Stormy Weather
26913-2One For My Baby
26915-3My Shining Hour
26916-3Ill Wind
26917-7Over The Rainbow
26918-6This Time The Dream's On Me
26919-1It Was Written In The Stars

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, January 16, 1961

26921-4Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
26922-4Let's Fall In Love
26923-5Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe
26924-6Out Of This World
26925-2Come Rain Or Come Shine

V/V6-4047   Ernie Heckscher And His Orchestra - Hollywood Hits For Dancing

Ernie Heckscher And His Orchestra.

Los Angeles, CA, April 10 & 11, 1961

26996-8Medley: You Are My Lucky Star / ...
26997-5Under Paris Skies
26998-3Carioca
26999-3Non Dimenticar
27000-10The Third Man Theme
27001-4Theme From "Never On Sunday"
27002-3 | 61VK530Song Of The Sad Ranchero
27003-3Medley: The Second Time Around / An Affair To Remember
27004-7Medley: Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing / Laura / Over The Rainbow
27005-3Lullaby Of Broadway
27006-6 | 61VK529St. Louis Blues
27007-3Medley: Let's Face The Music And Dance / Cheek To Cheek
27008-5Medley: Should I / San Francisco

V/V6-4048   not used

V-4049   Ella Fitzgerald Sings Cole Porter

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, February 7, 1956

20063-4Do I Love You
20064-6Everytime We Say Goodbye
20065-5I Am In Love
20068-5From This Moment On
20069-1Just One Of Those Things
20070-5Too Darn Hot

Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

20071-2Miss Otis Regrets
20072-2Get Out Of Town

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, February 8, 1956

20077-3In The Still Of The Night
20078-7Begin The Beguine
20079-7All Through The Night
20080-4Always True To You In My Fashion
20084-10Anything Goes
20086-1Let's Do It

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, February 9, 1956

20089-1I Get A Kick Out Of You
20093-5All Of You

** part of Verve MGV-4001-2, VE-2-2511.

V-4050   Ella Fitzgerald Sings More Cole Porter

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, February 7, 1956

20061-5Why Can't You Behave
20062-3I Love Paris
20066-15Ridin' High
20067-3It's All Right With Me

Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

20073-2Easy To Love

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, February 8, 1956

20075-2So In Love
20076-4You Do Something To Me
20081-8It's Delovely
20082-2Ace In The Hole
20083-8Love For Sale

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, February 9, 1956

20091-2I've Got You Under My Skin
20092-2What Is This Thing Called Love
20094-2Don't Fence Me In

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, March 27, 1956

20121-10Night And Day
20123-3You're The Top
20124-8I Concentrate On You

** part of Verve MGV-4001-2, VE-2-2511.

V/V6-4051   The Paul Smith Ensemble - Carnival! In Percussion

Paul Smith, piano; Joe Gibbons, Tony Rizzi, guitar; Rollie Bundock, bass; Irv Cottler, drums; Milt Holland, congas; Chico Guerrero, timbales.

Los Angeles, CA, April 24, 1961

27009-15Can't You Imagine That
27010-14Yes, My Heart
27011-10Very Nice Man
27012-9She's My Love
27013-25Sword, Rose And Cape
27014-19Yum Ticky Tum Tum
27015-8Theme From "Carnival"
27016-18It Was Always You
27017-7Her Face
27018-9Magic, Magic, Magic
27019-10Beautiful Candy
27020-12Direct From Vienna

** originally scheduled as Verve V/V6-2156.

V/V6-4052   Ella Fitzgerald - Ella In Hollywood

Lou Levy, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Wilfred Middlebrooks, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

"Crescendo Club", Los Angeles, CA, May 11 & 21, 1961

27036 | 64VK316 | 106651Mr. Paganini (as You'll Have To Swing It)
27038I've Got The World On A String
27039You're Driving Me Crazy
27040Just In Time
27042Blue Moon
27044This Could Be The Start Of Something Big
27045Baby, Won't You Please Come Home
27048It Might As Well Be Spring
27049Take The "A" Train
27050 | 106652Stairway To The Stars
27051Satin Doll
27052 | 106649Air Mail Special

V/V6-4053   Ella Fitzgerald - Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!

Lou Levy, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Stan Levey, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, June 22, 1961

27022-2 | 61VK393Stella By Starlight
27023-4 | 61VK394This Year's Kisses
27024-8 | 61VK395Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
27025-12 | 61VK396Jersey Bounce
27026-4 | 61VK397You're My Thrill
27027-2 | 61VK398Good Morning, Heartache

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, June 23, 1961

27028-6 | 61VK407Born To Be Blue
27029-1 | 61VK408'Round Midnight
27030-6 | 61VK409My Reverie

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, June 24, 1961

27031-3 | 61VK410Cry Me A River
27032-4 | 61VK406Singing Off
27033-5 | 61VK411Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie
27034-4 | 61VK412A Night In Tunisia
27035-1 | 61VK413The Music Goes 'Round And Around

V/V6-4054   Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Swings Brightly With Nelson

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, December 13, 1961

61VK598Mean To Me

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 14, 1961

61VK601What Am I Here For
61VK602Alone Together
61VK603I Only Have Eyes For You
61VK605I Hear Music
61VK606When Your Lover Has Gone

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 15, 1961

61VK607Pick Yourself Up
61VK608The Gentleman Is A Dope
61VK610Love Me Or Leave Me

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 27, 1961

61VK656Don't Be That Way
61VK657I Won't Dance
61VK658I'm Gonna Go Fishing

V/V6-4055   Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Swings Gently With Nelson

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 13, 1961

61VK597Darn That Dream
61VK599Georgia On My Mind
61VK600I Can't Get Started

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 14, 1961

61VK604It's A Pity Too Say Goodnight

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; including Ronnie Lang, tenor sax; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, April 9, 1962

62VK414It's A Blue World
62VK415He's Funny That Way
62VK416Street Of Dreams
62VK417Body And Soul

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, April 10, 1962

62VK418I Wished On The Moon
62VK419Imagination
62VK420My One And Only Love
62VK421The Very Thought Of You
62VK422Sweet And Slow

V/V6-4056   Ella Fitzgerald - Rhythm Is My Business

Taft Jordan, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Phil Woods, alto sax; Bill Doggett, organ; Gus Johnson, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Bill Doggett, arranger, conductor.

NYC, January 30, 1962

62VK290Broadway
62VK293I Can't Face The Music
62VK295You Can Depend On Me
62VK296After You've Gone
62VK297Hallelujah, I Love Him So

same personnel.

NYC, January 31, 1962

62VK291Laughin' On The Outside
62VK292Show Me The Way To Get Out Of This World
62VK294No Moon At All
62VK298Rough Ridin'
62VK301Runnin' Wild

same personnel.

NYC, January, 1962

62VK272I'll Always Be In Love With You

V/V6-4057   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Harold Arlen Song Book, Vol. 1

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Billy May, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, August 1, 1960

26729-6Hooray For Love
26734-5Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive
26736-1I've Got The World On A String

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 2, 1960

26740-4Let's Take A Walk Around The Block

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1961

26909-5That Old Black Magic
26910-5Blues In The Night
26912-5Stormy Weather
26915-3My Shining Hour
26916-3Ill Wind
26918-6This Time The Dream's On Me

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, January 16, 1961

26921-4Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
26922-4Let's Fall In Love

V/V6-4058   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Harold Arlen Song Book, Vol. 2

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Billy May, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 1, 1960

26730-7When The Sun Comes Out
26731-6As Long As I Live
26732-4It's Only A Paper Moon
26733-7The Man That Got Away

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 2, 1960

26737-1Get Happy

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1961

26911-4I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
26913-2One For My Baby
26917-7Over The Rainbow
26919-1It Was Written In The Stars

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, January 16, 1961

26923-5Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe
26924-6Out Of This World
26925-2Come Rain Or Come Shine

V/V6-4059   Ella Sings Broadway

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, October 3 & 4, 1962

62VK720Somebody Somewhere
62VK721No Other Love
62VK722Dites Moi
62VK723Warm All Over
62VK724Almost Like Being In Love
62VK725If I Were A Bell
62VK726Show Me

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, October 9, 1962

62VK659Steam Heart
62VK660I Could Have Danced All Night
62VK661Whatever Lola Wants
62VK662Guys And Dolls
62VK663Hernando's Hideaway

V/V6-4060   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Jerome Kern Song Book

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, unidentified strings, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, January 5, 1963

63VK204I'm Old Fashioned
63VK205A Fine Romance
63VK206I'll Be Hard To Handle

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, January 6, 1963

63VK207The Way You Look Tonight
63VK208Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
63VK209Yesterdays
63VK210Why Was I Born

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, January 7, 1963

63VK211You Couldn't Be Cuter
63VK212She Didn't Say Yes
63VK213Let's Begin
63VK214Remind Me
63VK215All The Things You Are

** also released on Verve V/V6-8670.

V/V6-4061   Ella And Basie!

Al Aarons, Sonny Cohn, Joe Newman, Don Rader, Fortunatus Fip Ricard, trumpet; Henry Coker, Urbie Green, Grover Mitchell, Benny Powell, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Eric Dixon, Frank Foster, Frank Wess, tenor, alto sax, flute; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Buddy Catlett, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; Quincy Jones, arranger.

NYC, July 15 & 16, 1963

63VK504Shiny Stockings
63VK505I'm Beginning To See The Light
63VK506'Deed I Do
63VK507My Last Affair
63VK508Ain't Misbehavin'
63VK509On The Sunny Side Of The Street
63VK510Satin Doll
63VK511Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall
63VK512Honeysuckle Rose
63VK515Tea For Two

Joe Newman, trumpet; Urbie Green, trombone; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Buddy Catlett, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; Quincy Jones, arranger.

63VK513Them There Eyes
63VK514Dream A Little Dream Of Me

V/V6-4062   Ella Fitzgerald - These Are The Blues

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Wild Bill Davis, organ; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

NYC, October 28, 1963

63VK674How Long, How Long Blues
63VK675See See Rider
63VK676Trouble In Mind
63VK677Jailhouse Blues
63VK678Hear Me Talkin' To Ya
63VK679Cherry Red

same personnel.

NYC, October 29, 1963

63VK680You Don't Know My Mind
63VK681Downhearted Blues
63VK682St. Louis Blues
63VK683In The Evening When The Sun Comes Down

V/V6-4063   The Best Of Ella Fitzgerald - Verve's Choice!

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, March 27, 1956

20122-3 | 62VK495A Beautiful Friendship

Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

"Hollywood Bowl", Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1956

I Can't Give You Anything But Love

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

"Opera House", Chicago, IL, October 19, 1957

64VK317Goody Goody

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; accompanied by Paul Smith, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Wilfred Middlebrooks, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.

"Deutschland Halle", Berlin, West Germany, February 13, 1960

26613 | 64VK315Lorelei
26614 | 62VK218 | 106644Mack The Knife
26615 | 62VK220/221 | 106645How High The Moon

Lou Levy, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Wilfred Middlebrooks, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

"Crescendo Club", Los Angeles, CA, May 11 & 21, 1961

27036 | 64VK316 | 106651Mr. Paganini (as You'll Have To Swing It)

Paul Smith, piano; Wilfred Middlebrooks, bass; Stan Levey, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

"Crescendo Club", Los Angeles, CA, June, 1962

62VK785Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, October 1, 1962

62VK631Desafinado

Al Aarons, Sonny Cohn, Joe Newman, Don Rader, Fortunatus Fip Ricard, trumpet; Henry Coker, Urbie Green, Grover Mitchell, Benny Powell, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Eric Dixon, Frank Foster, Frank Wess, tenor, alto sax, flute; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Buddy Catlett, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; Quincy Jones, arranger.

NYC, July 15 & 16, 1963

63VK509On The Sunny Side Of The Street

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Johnnie Spence, conductor.

London, England, April 7, 1964

64VK335 | 106653Can't Buy Me Love

V/V6-4064   Ella Fitzgerald - Hello, Dolly!

Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Frank DeVol, conductor.

NYC, March 3, 1964

64VK282How High The Moon
64VK283Pete Kelly's Blues
64VK284Memories Of You
64VK285Lullaby Of The Leaves

same personnel.

NYC, March 4, 1964

64VK287My Man
64VK288The Thrill Is Gone
64VK290Miss Otis Regrets
64VK291Volare

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Johnnie Spence, conductor.

London, England, April 7, 1964

64VK335 | 106653Can't Buy Me Love
64VK336 | 106647Hello, Dolly!
64VK385People
64VK386The Sweetest Sounds

V/V6-4065   Ella Fitzgerald - Ella At Juan-les-Pins

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, leader; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Bill Yancey, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

"Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival", Antibes, France, July 28 & 29, 1964

64VK555Day In, Day Out
64VK556Just A Sittin' And A Rockin'
64VK557The Lady Is A Tramp
64VK558Summertime
64VK559St. Louis Blues
64VK560Honeysuckle Rose
64VK563They Can't Take That Away From Me
64VK564Somewhere In The Night
64VK565You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
64VK566I've Got You Under My Skin
64VK567The Cricket Song
64VK568How High The Moon

V-4066   Ella Fitzgerald's Tribute To Cole Porter

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, February 7, 1956

20062-3I Love Paris
20064-6Everytime We Say Goodbye
20069-1Just One Of Those Things

Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, February 8, 1956

20078-7Begin The Beguine
20079-7All Through The Night
20081-8It's Delovely
20083-8Love For Sale
20084-10Anything Goes
20086-1Let's Do It

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, February 9, 1956

20089-1I Get A Kick Out Of You
20090-1You're The Top
20091-2I've Got You Under My Skin
20092-2What Is This Thing Called Love
20093-5All Of You

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, March 27, 1956

20121-10Night And Day

V/V6-4067   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Johnny Mercer Song Book

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Willie Smith, alto sax; Frank Flynn, vibes; Paul Smith, piano; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.

Los Angeles, CA, October 20, 1964

64VK530Too Marvelous For Words
64VK531Early Autumn
64VK532Day In, Day Out
64VK533Laura
64VK534This Time The Dream's On Me
64VK535Skylark
64VK536Single O
64VK537Something's Gotta Give
64VK538Travelin' Light
64VK539Midnight Sun
64VK540Dream
64VK541I Remember You
64VK542When A Woman Loves A Man

V/V6-4068   Ella & Louis - Porgy & Bess

Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals; unknown, piano; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Russell Garcia, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 1957

21290-3 | 65VK362Summertime
21291-6 | 65VK363Bess, You Is My Woman Now
21292-10 | 65VK364I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'
21293-2 | 65VK365It Ain't Necessarily So

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 19, 1957

21294-6 | 65VK366There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York
21295-9 | 65VK367A Woman Is A Sometime Thing
21296-9 | 65VK306Oh Lawd, I'm On My Way
21298 | 65VK375Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Russell Garcia, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, August 28, 1957

21360-1 | 65VK368I Wants To Stay Here
21361-4 | 65VK369My Man's Gone Now
21362-14 | 65VK370What You Want With Bess
21363-7 | 65VK371Buzzard Song
21364-4 | 65VK372Oh Doctor Jesus
21365-1Here Comes De Honey Man
21366-2 | 65VK374Oh Der's So Fresh And Fine (as Strawberry Woman)

Russell Garcia And His Orchestra.

Los Angeles, CA, October 14, 1957

21708 | 65VK361Porgy And Bess - Overture

Louis Armstrong, vocals; Russell Garcia And His Orchestra.

Chicago, IL, October 14, 1957

21714Crab Man

V/V6-4069   Ella Fitzgerald - Ella In Hamburg

Tommy Flanagan, piano; Keeter Betts, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

"Musikhalle", Hamburg, West Germany, March 26, 1965

65VK508 | 106650A Hard Day's Night

Tommy Flanagan, piano; Bill Yancey, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

"Musikhalle", Hamburg, West Germany, August 3, 1965

65VK444Walk Right In
65VK445That Old Black Magic
65VK446Body And Soul
65VK447Here's That Rainy Day
65VK448And The Angels Sing
65VK449Ellington Medley: Mood Indigo / Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me / It Don't Mean A Thing
65VK450Don't Rain On My Parade
65VK451Angel Eyes
65VK452Smooth Sailing
65VK453Old McDonald Had A Farm
65VK454The Boy From Ipanema

V/V6-4070   Ella At Duke's Place

Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Herbie Jones, Cootie Williams, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors, Buster Cooper, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Johnny Hodges, Russell Procope, alto sax; Paul Gonsalves, tenor sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax; Duke Ellington, piano #1-6; Jimmy Jones, piano #7-10; John Lamb, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, November, 1965

1. 65VK553Imagine My Frustration, Part 1 & 2
2.Azure
3. 66VK342Duke's Place
4.Brown Skin Gal
5.What Am I Here For
6.Cotton Tail
7.Something To Live For
8.A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing
9.Passion Flower
10.I Like The Sunrise

V/V6-4071   Ella Fitzgerald With Marty Paich And His Orchestra - Whisper Not

Harry Edison, trumpet; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Chuck Berghofer, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; Marty Paich, arranger, conductor; and others.

Los Angeles, CA, July 20, 1966

100669Sweet Georgia Brown
100670Whisper Not
100671I Said No
100672Thanks For The Memory
100673Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
100674Old McDonald Had A Farm

Stu Williamson, trumpet; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Al Viola, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; Marty Paich, arranger, conductor; and others.

100675Time After Time
100676You've Changed
100677I've Got Your Number
100678Lover Man
100679Wives And Lovers
100680Matchmaker

V/V6-4072-2   Ella & Duke At The Cote D'Azur

Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Herbie Jones, Cootie Williams, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, trombone; Chuck Connors, bass trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Russell Procope, alto sax, clarinet; Paul Gonsalves, tenor sax; Jimmy Hamilton, tenor sax, clarinet; Harry Carney, baritone sax, clarinet, bass clarinet; Duke Ellington, piano; John Lamb, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums.

"Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival", Antibes, France, July 26, 1966

101605Rose Of The Rio Grande
101606Diminuendo In Blue And Blow By Blow

same personnel.

"Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival", Antibes, France, July 27, 1966

101607The Matador (El Viti)

same personnel.

"Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival", Antibes, France, July 28, 1966

101604Trombonio-Bustoso-Issimo
101608The Old Circus Train Turn-Around Blues

Jimmy Jones, piano; Jim Hughart, bass #1-3,5; Grady Tate, drums #1-3,5; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; with Cat Anderson, trumpet #1,5; Buster Cooper, claves #1; Chuck Connors, maracas #1.

1. 101595Jazz Samba
2. 101596Going Out Of My Head
3. 101597How Long Has This Been Going On?
4. 101599The More I See You
5. 101600Lullaby Of Birdland

Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Herbie Jones, Cootie Williams, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, trombone; Chuck Connors, bass trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Russell Procope, alto sax, clarinet; Paul Gonsalves, tenor sax; Jimmy Hamilton, tenor sax, clarinet; Harry Carney, baritone sax, clarinet, bass clarinet; Jimmy Jones, piano; Jim Hughart, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

101601Mack The Knife

Jimmy Jones, piano; Jim Hughart, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

"Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival", Antibes, France, July 29, 1966

101598Misty

Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Herbie Jones, Cootie Williams, trumpet; Ray Nance, trumpet, violin; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, trombone; Chuck Connors, bass trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax #2; Russell Procope, alto sax, clarinet; Paul Gonsalves, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jimmy Hamilton, tenor sax, clarinet; Harry Carney, baritone sax, clarinet, bass clarinet; Duke Ellington, piano; John Lamb, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums; Jo Jones, drums #1; Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Nance, vocals #1.

1. 101602It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
2. 101609All Too Soon

Paul Gonsalves, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Duke Ellington, piano; John Lamb, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Nance, vocals.

101603Squeeze Me

** part of Mosaic MRLP-3002.