Verve Records Discography: 1947-1948

1947

Jazz At The Philharmonic

unknown artists.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, February 15, 1947
unknown titlesClef unissued

Jazz At The Philharmonic

unknown artists.: same personnel.
"Syria Mosque Auditorium", Pittsburgh, PA, March 5, 1947
unknown titlesClef unissued

Charlie Ventura All Stars At JATP

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.Ghost Of A ChanceNorgran MGN 1041
2.Characteristically B.H.-
3.Ralph Burns-
4.Just You, Just Me-
* Norgran MGN 1041; Verve MGV 8132   Charlie Ventura's Carnegie Hall Concert

Hank Jones Trio At JATP

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Hank Jones, piano; Sidney Catlett, drums.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, April 5, 1947
SummertimeNorgran MGN 1041
Sid Flips His Lid-
* Norgran MGN 1041; Verve MGV 8132   Charlie Ventura's Carnegie Hall Concert

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; unknown, piano; unknown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, May 12, 1947
BluesClef unissued

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Pete Brown, Willie Smith, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Lee Paul, guitar; Eddie Safranski, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, May 24, 1947
PerdidoClef unissued
What Is This Thing Called Love-
Blues-
Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Pete Brown, Willie Smith, alto sax #2; Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Kenny Kersey, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums.
1.Hawk's Idea / Body And Soul / Hawk's Blues / I Surrender, Dear / Rockin' Chair / Duet-
2.C Jam Blues-
Buck Clayton, Rex Stewart, trumpet; Trummy Young, trombone; Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax #2; Kenny Kersey, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums.
1.My Old Flame / Blues-
2.Flying Home / Lady Be Good / Ghost Of A Chance / C Jam Blues-
Bobby Tucker, piano; Billie Holiday, vocals.
You Better Go NowVerve (J) 00MJ-3480/89
You're Driving Me Crazy-
There Is No Greater Love-
I Cover The Waterfront-
* Verve (J) 00MJ-3480/89   Billie Holiday On Verve 1946-1959

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Coleman Hawkins, Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; unknown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
"Academy Of Music", Philadelphia, PA, September 26, 1947
BluesClef unissued
Duet-
Cocktails For Two-
Stuffy-

Flip Phillips Quartet At JATP

Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; unknown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
"Academy Of Music", Philadelphia, PA, September 26, 1947
Lover Come Back To MeClef unissued
Flying Home-

Bill Harris Quartet At JATP

Bill Harris, trombone; Hank Jones, piano; unknown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
"Academy Of Music", Philadelphia, PA, September 26, 1947
Mean To MeClef unissued
Lady Be Good-

Illinois Jacquet Quartet At JATP

Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; unknown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
"Academy Of Music", Philadelphia, PA, September 26, 1947
Bottoms UpClef unissued
Robbin's Nest-
Blues-

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; unknown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
"Academy Of Music", Philadelphia, PA, September 26, 1947
How High The MoonClef unissued

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 27, 1947
1884/1886 | 186/188Perdido, Part 1Mercury MG 35000; Verve MG VOL.6, VSP 16, VSP 43
1887/1889 | 189/191Perdido, Part 2-
2447/2449 | 192/194Mordido, Part 1Mercury MG 35009; Verve MG VOL.6, VSP 16
2450/2452 | 195/197Mordido, Part 2-
2453/2456 | 200/203EndidoMercury MG 35002; Verve MG VOL.5, VSP 43
198/199I Surrender, DearMercury MG 35002; Verve MG VOL.6, VSP 15
* Verve MG VOL.6   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 6
* Verve VSP 16   The JATP All Stars - Perdido
* Verve VSP 43   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Best Of JATP
* Verve MG VOL.5   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 5
* Verve VSP 15   The JATP All Stars - How High The Moon
* Mercury MG 35000, MG VOL.8, MG VOL.8x45; Clef MG VOL.8   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 8
* Mercury MG 35009, MG VOL.9, MG VOL.9x45; Clef MG VOL.9   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 9
* Mercury MG 35002, MG VOL.10, MG VOL.10x45; Clef MG VOL.10   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 10

Jazz At The Philharmonic (78 rpm Masters)

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums.: same session.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 27, 1947
1884 | 186 | 62VK212Perdido, Part 1Mercury 11000, 11011; Clef 110; Mercury 8904; Verve VK 106
1885 | 187 | 62VK213Perdido, Part 2-
1886 | 188Perdido, Part 3Mercury 11002; Clef 111
1887 | 189Perdido, Part 4-
1888 | 190Perdido, Part 5Mercury 11001
1889 | 191Perdido, Part 6-
2447 | 192Mordido, Part 1Mercury 11013
2448 | 193Mordido, Part 2Mercury 11014
2449 | 194Mordido, Part 3Mercury 11015
2450 | 195Mordido, Part 4-
2451 | 196Mordido, Part 5Mercury 11014
2452 | 197Mordido, Part 6Mercury 11013
2453 | 200Endido, Part 1Mercury 11019
2454 | 201Endido, Part 2Mercury 11020
2455 | 202Endido, Part 3-
2456 | 203Endido, Part 4Mercury 11019
198I Surrender, Dear, Part 1Mercury 11021
199I Surrender, Dear, Part 2-
* Verve VK 106   Flip Phillips - Perdido, Part 1 & 2
* Mercury 11000, 11000x45; Clef 11000, 11000x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Perdido, Part 1 & 2
* Mercury 11011, 11011x45; Clef 11011, 11011x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Perdido, Part 1 & 2
* Clef 110   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Perdido, Part 1 & 2
* Mercury 8904, 8904x45; Clef 8904, 8904x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Perdido, Part 1 & 2
* Mercury 11002, 11002x45; Clef 11002, 11002x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Perdido, Part 3 & 4
* Clef 111   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Perdido, Part 3 & 4
* Mercury 11001, 11001x45; Clef 11001, 11001x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Perdido, Part 5 & 6
* Mercury 11013, 11013x45; Clef 11013, 11013x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Mordido, Part 1 & 6
* Mercury 11014, 11014x45; Clef 11014, 11014x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Mordido, Part 2 & 5
* Mercury 11015, 11015x45; Clef 11015, 11015x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Mordido, Part 3 & 4
* Mercury 11019, 11019x45; Clef 11019, 11019x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Endido, Part 1 & 4
* Mercury 11020, 11020x45; Clef 11020, 11020x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Endido, Part 2 & 3
* Mercury 11021, 11021x45; Clef 11021, 11021x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - I Surrender, Dear, Part 1 & 2

Hank Jones Solo

Hank Jones, piano.
probably NYC, September-October, 1947
601 | 236 | 1965-1The Night We Called It A DayMercury 1131; Clef 112; Mercury MG 25022; Clef MGC 707
602 | 237 | 1964-1YesterdaysMercury 1130; Clef 113; Mercury MG 25022; Clef MGC 707
603 | 238 | 1966-1You're BlaseMercury 1131; Clef 113; Mercury MG 25022; Clef MGC 707
604 | 239 | 1963-1Tea For TwoMercury 1130; Clef 112; Mercury MG 25022; Clef MGC 707
605 | 240 | 1967-1Blues For Lady DayMercury 1132; Clef 114; Mercury MG 25022; Clef MGC 707
606 | 241 | 1968-1Blue Room-
* Clef MGC 707   Piano Solo By Hank Jones - Urbanity
= Verve MGV 8091   Hank Jones Piano - Urbanity
* Mercury MG 25022, MG 35014, MGC 100; Clef MGC 100   Hank Jones' Piano
* Mercury 1131   Hank Jones - The Night We Called It A Day / You're Blase
= Mercury A 61   Hank Jones - Bebop Piano
* Clef 112   Hank Jones - The Night We Called It A Day / Tea For Two
* Mercury 1130   Hank Jones - Yesterdays / Tea For Two
= Mercury A 61   Hank Jones - Bebop Piano
* Clef 113   Hank Jones - Yesterdays / You're Blase
* Mercury 1132   Hank Jones - Blues For Lady Day / Blue Room
= Mercury A 61   Hank Jones - Bebop Piano
* Clef 114   Hank Jones - Blues For Lady Day / Blue Room

Flip Phillips - Howard McGhee Boptet

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
NYC, circa September-October, 1947
607D | 229CakeMercury 8104, 8902, MGC 109 (alt.); Clef MGC 693
608E | 230 | 1895Znarg BluesMercury 8105, 8903, MGC 109 (alt.); Clef MGC 693
609B | 231 | 1896My Old Flame-
610D | 232CoolMercury 8104, 8902, MGC 109 (alt.); Clef MGC 693
* Clef MGC 693; Verve MGV 8077   Flip Phillips - Flip
* Mercury MGC 109 (alt.); Clef MGC 109; Universal (J) UCCV-9117   Flip Phillips - Collates
* Mercury 8104   Flip Phillips - Cake / Cool
* Mercury 8902, 8902x45; Clef 8902, 8902x45   Flip Phillips, Howard McGhee - Cake / Cool
* Mercury 8105   Flip Phillips - Znarg Blues / My Old Flame
* Mercury 8903, 8903x45; Clef 8903, 8903x45   Flip Phillips, Howard McGhee - Znarg Blues / My Old Flame

Willie Smith Quintet

Willie Smith, alto sax; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, circa November, 1947
1508 | 233 | 1900Sophisticated LadyMercury Jazz Scene; Clef MGC 4007
1516 | 234 | 1898Not So Bop BluesMercury 8103, 8901; Norgran MGN 1035
1517 | 235 | 1899Tea For Two-
* Clef MGC 4007, MGC 674; Verve MGV 8060; ARS G 419   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene
* Norgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8126   Various Artists - Alto Saxes
* Mercury Jazz Scene; Clef MG VOL.1   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene
* Mercury 8103   Willie Smith - Not So Bop Blues / Tea For Two
* Mercury 8901, 8901x45; Clef 8901, 8901x45   Willie Smith - Not So Bop Blues / Tea For Two

Gene Ammons Sextet With Earl Coleman

Gail Brockman, trumpet; John "Flaps" Dungee, alto, baritone sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Ellis Bartee, drums; Earl Coleman, vocals #3; A.K. Salim, arranger.
Chicago, IL, December 10, 1947
1. 1390Blowing The Family JewelsMercury 8905; EmArcy EMS 2-400
2. 1391Sugar-Coated-
3. 1392-2Dues In BluesMercury 8080; EmArcy EMS 2-400
4. 1393Jay JayMercury (J) 25PJ-58/61
* EmArcy EMS 2-400   Gene Ammons - Jug Sessions
* Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61   Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album
* Mercury 8905, 8905x45; Clef 8905, 8905x45   Gene Ammons - Blowing The Family Jewels / Sugar-Coated
* Mercury 8080   Gene Ammons - Odd-En-Dow / Dues In Blues

Charlie Parker Overdubbed On Neal Hefti's Orchestra

Doug Mettome, Al Porcino, Ray Wetzel, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Bart Varsalona, bass trombone; Vincent Jacobs, French horn; John LaPorta, clarinet; Sonny Salad, Murray Williams, alto sax; Charlie Parker, alto sax #1; Pete Mondello, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Manny Albam, baritone sax; Manny Fidler, Sid Harris, Sam Kaplan, Harry Katzman, Gene Orloff, Ziggy Smirnoff, violin; Nat Nathanson, Fred Ruzilla, viola; Joe Benaventi, cello; Tony Aless, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Diego Ibarra, congas, bongos; Neal Hefti, arranger, conductor.
NYC, December, 1947 & fall 1948
1. 2071-5 | 62VK205RepetitionMercury Jazz Scene; Clef MGC 4007; Verve VK 102, MGV 8001, VE2 2501
2. 2072RhumbacitoMercury Jazz Scene; Clef MGC 4007
* Clef MGC 4007, MGC 674; Verve MGV 8060; ARS G 419   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene
* Verve MGV 8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Mercury Jazz Scene; Clef MG VOL.1   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene
* Verve VK 102   Charlie Parker - Just Friends / Repetition

1948

Machito And His Orchestra

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen, trumpet; Gene Johnson, Fred Skerritt, alto sax; Charlie Parker, alto sax #2,4; Jose Madera, tenor sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax #1,3; 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
1. 2154-9 | 300No Noise, Part 1Mercury 11012, MGC 511; Verve MGV 2032, VE2 2522
2. 2155-2 | 301-2No Noise, Part 2-
3. 2156 | 302BucabuMercury 8947, MGC 511; Verve MGV 2032
4. 2157-1 | 303Mango MangueMercury 11017, MGC 511; Verve MGV 8000, VE2 2522
* Verve MGV 2032   Various Artists - Potpourri Of Jazz
* Verve VE2 2522   Machito, Chico O'Farrill, Dizzy Gillespie - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Mercury MGC 511; Clef MGC 511   Machito Jazz With Flip And Bird
* Mercury 11012; Clef 11012   Charlie Parker, Flip Phillips, Machito - No Noise, Part 1 & 2
* Mercury 8947, 8947x45; Clef 8947, 8947x45   Flip Phillips, Machito - Bucabu / Sonoro
* Mercury 11017; Clef 11017   Charlie Parker, Machito - Mango Mangue / Okie Doke

Leadbelly

Huddie Ledbetter, guitar, vocals.
NYC, 1948
101634Easy RiderFolkways FA 2942; Verve-Folkways FTS 3019
101635Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out-
101636Hesitation Blues-
101637Darktown Strutter's Ball-
101638Careless Love-
101639Cry For Me-
101640How Come You Do Me Like You Do-
101641Midnight Special-
101642Sweet Jenny Lee-
101643Yellow Gal-
1016444, 5 And 9-
* Folkways FA 2942   Leadbelly's Last Sessions, Vol. 2
* Verve-Folkways FTS 3019   Leadbelly - From Last Sessions

Coleman Hawkins Solo

Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax.
circa 1948 or January, 1945
2073 | 63VK641PicassoMercury Jazz Scene; Clef MGC 4007; Verve V/V6 8568
* Clef MGC 4007, MGC 674; Verve MGV 8060; ARS G 419   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene
* Verve V/V6 8568   The Essential Coleman Hawkins
* Mercury Jazz Scene; Clef MG VOL.1   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene