Verve Records Discography: 1949

1949

Machito And His Orchestra

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen, trumpet; Gene Johnson, Fred Skerritt, alto sax; Charlie Parker, alto sax #2; Jose Madera, tenor sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax #1,3-6; 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

1. 2170-2 | 297CaravanMercury 11018, MGC-511; Verve MGV-2032
2. 2171-1 | 298-1OkiedokeMercury 11017, MGC-511; Verve MGV-8000, VE-2-2522
3. 2172-3/4 | 299TangaMercury Jazz Scene; Clef MGC-4007; Verve MGV-2032
4. 2173-9 | 304Flying HomeMercury 11018, MGC-511; Clef MGC-639; Verve MGV-2032, MGV-8195
5. 481Tanga Part 1Mercury 5601, MGC-511; Verve VE-2-2522
6. 482Tanga Part 2-

* Verve MGV-2032   Various Artists - Potpourri Of Jazz   1956
* Verve MGV-8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1   1956+
= Verve MGV-8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story   1956+
* Verve VE-2-2522   Machito/Chico O'Farrill/Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Afro-Cuban Jazz   1977
* Clef MGC-4007   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene   1953
= Clef MGC-674   -   1955
= Verve MGV-8060   -   1957
= ARS G-419   Various Artists - Jazz Scene   1950s
* Clef MGC-639   Various Artists - Our Best   1955
* Verve MGV-8195   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #2   1956+
* Mercury MGC-511   Machito Jazz With Flip + Bird   1952
= Clef MGC-511   -   1954
* Mercury Jazz Scene   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene   1950
= Clef MG VOL.1   -   1953
* Mercury 11018; Clef 11018   Flip Phillips, Machito - Caravan / Flying Home
* Mercury 11017; Clef 11017   Charlie Parker, Machito - Mango Mangue / Okie Doke
* Mercury 5601, 5601x45   Machito - Tanga Part 1 & 2

Bud Powell Trio

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

NYC, January-February, 1949

2174-5 | 242-5Tempus FugitMercury 11045, MG-35012; Norgran MGN-1063; Verve VSP/VSPS-34, VE-2-2506
2175-3 | 243-3CeliaMercury 11046, MG-35012; Norgran MGN-1063; Verve VSP/VSPS-37, VE-2-2506

* Norgran MGN-1063   Bud Powell - Jazz Giant   1956
= Verve MGV-8153   -   1957
* Verve VSP/VSPS-34   The Jazz Legacy Of Bud Powell   1966
* Verve VE-2-2506   The Genius Of Bud Powell   1976
* Verve VSP/VSPS-37   This Was Bud Powell   1966
* Mercury MG-35012, MGC-102   Bud Powell Piano   1950
= Clef MGC-102   -   not released
= Mercury MGC-502   -   1951
= Clef MGC-502   -   1953
* Mercury 11045, 11045x45; Clef 11045, 11045x45   Bud Powell - Tempus Fugit / I'll Keep Loving You
* Mercury 11046, 11046x45; Clef 11046, 11046x45   Bud Powell - Celia / All God's Chillun Got Rhythm

Charlie Parker Quartet

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

NYC, February 10, 1949

2081-5The BirdMercury Jazz Scene; Clef MGC-4007; Verve MGV-8001, VE-2-2501

* Clef MGC-4007   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene   1953
= Clef MGC-674   -   1955
= Verve MGV-8060   -   1957
= ARS G-419   Various Artists - Jazz Scene   1950s
* Verve MGV-8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2   1956+
= Verve MGV-8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story   1956+
* Verve VE-2-2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years (1948-50)   1976
* Mercury Jazz Scene   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene   1950
= Clef MG VOL.1   -   1953

Flip Phillips And His Orchestra

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

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

2538 | 288-4Swingin' For Julie And Brownie (aka Put That Back)Mercury 8907, 8929; Clef MGC-693
2539 | 289Blow, Flip, BlowClef unissued
2540 | 290-4By The Lazy RiverMercury 8929, MGC-109; Clef MGC-693
2541 | 291Untitled OriginalClef unissued
Swingin' For Julie And Brownie (alternate take)Verve 314 521 661-2
Flip's Idea-

* Clef MGC-693   Flip Phillips And His Orchestra Featuring Howard McGhee, Benny Green - Flip   1956
= Verve MGV-8077   -   1957
* Verve 314 521 661-2   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene
* Mercury MGC-109   Flip Phillips Collates   1951
= Clef MGC-109   -   1952
* Mercury 8907, 8907x45; Clef 8907, 8907x45   Flip Phillips - Put That Back / Drowsy
* Mercury 8929, 8929x45; Clef 8929, 8929x45   Flip Phillips - Swingin' For Julie And Brownie / By The Lazy River

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Fats Navarro, trumpet; Tommy Turk, trombone; Sonny Criss, Charlie Parker, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, February 11 or November 2, 1949

Norman Granz IntroductionPablo PACD-5311-2
Leap Here-
(Back Home Again In) Indiana-
Lover Come Back To Me-

* Pablo PACD-5311-2   J.A.T.P. At Carnegie Hall 1949   2002

Ella Fitzgerald At JATP

Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; unknown, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, February 11 or November 2, 1949

Robbin's NestClef unissued
I Gotta Guy-
Old Mother Hubbard-
Flying Home-

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Fats Navarro, trumpet; Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, February 11 or November 2, 1949

Norman Granz Introduction Of Coleman Hawkins / Hawk's Idea (as Rifftide)Pablo PACD-5311-2
Sophisticated Lady-
The Things We Did Last Summer-
Stuffy-

* Pablo PACD-5311-2   J.A.T.P. At Carnegie Hall 1949   2002

Machito And His Orchestra At JATP

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen, trumpet; Gene Johnson, 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.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, February 11 or November 2, 1949

Blen BlenClef unissued
No! No! Yes! Yes!-
No Noise-
Mango Mangue-

Ella Fitzgerald At JATP

unknown, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, February 11 or November 2, 1949

Lover ManClef unissued
Ool-Ya-Koo-

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Fats Navarro, trumpet; Tommy Turk, trombone; Sonny Criss, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; unknown, drums.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, February 11 or November 2, 1949

PerdidoClef unissued
How High The Moon-

Charlie Parker Septet

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 | 292-3CardboardNorgran MGN-1035; Verve MGV-8009, VE-2-2501
2543-2 | 293-4VisaMercury 11022, MGC-512; Verve MGV-8009, MGV-8000, VE-2-2501

* Norgran MGN-1035   Benny Carter, Charlie Parker, Johnny Hodges, Willie Smith - Alto Sax   1955
= Verve MGV-8126   -   1957
* Verve MGV-8009   Charlie Parker - Jazz Perennial: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7   1956+
* Verve VE-2-2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years (1948-50)   1976
* Verve MGV-8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1   1956+
= Verve MGV-8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story   1956+
* Mercury MGC-512   Bird And Diz   1952
= Clef MGC-512   -   1954
* Mercury 11022; Clef 11022   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (common)

Bud Powell Trio

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 YouMercury 11045, MG-35012; Norgran MGN-1063; Verve VSP/VSPS-34, VE-2-2506
2. 2407-4 | 246-4Strictly ConfidentialMercury 11047, MG-35012; Norgran MGN-1063; Verve VE-2-2506
3. 2408-3 | 247-3All God's Chillun Got RhythmMercury 11046, MG-35012; Norgran MGN-1063; Verve VSP/VSPS-37, VE-2-2506

* Norgran MGN-1063   Bud Powell - Jazz Giant   1956
= Verve MGV-8153   -   1957
* Verve VSP/VSPS-34   The Jazz Legacy Of Bud Powell   1966
* Verve VE-2-2506   The Genius Of Bud Powell   1976
* Verve VSP/VSPS-37   This Was Bud Powell   1966
* Mercury MG-35012, MGC-102   Bud Powell Piano   1950
= Clef MGC-102   -   not released
= Mercury MGC-502   -   1951
= Clef MGC-502   -   1953
* Mercury 11045, 11045x45; Clef 11045, 11045x45   Bud Powell - Tempus Fugit / I'll Keep Loving You
* Mercury 11047, 11047x45; Clef 11047, 11047x45   Bud Powell - Strictly Confidential / Yesterdays
* Mercury 11046, 11046x45; Clef 11046, 11046x45   Bud Powell - Celia / All God's Chillun Got Rhythm

Bud Powell Trio

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

NYC, circa February, 1949

2199-1 | 244-1 | 62VK234CherokeeMercury Jazz Scene; Clef MGC-4007; Norgran MGN-1063; Verve VK-117, VSP/VSPS-13, VE-2-2506

* Clef MGC-4007   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene   1953
= Clef MGC-674   -   1955
= Verve MGV-8060   -   1957
= ARS G-419   Various Artists - Jazz Scene   1950s
* Norgran MGN-1063   Bud Powell - Jazz Giant   1956
= Verve MGV-8153   -   1957
* Verve VSP/VSPS-13   Various Artists - Piano Modern   1966
* Verve VE-2-2506   The Genius Of Bud Powell   1976
* Mercury Jazz Scene   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene   1950
= Clef MG VOL.1   -   1953
* Verve VK-117   Bud Powell - Cherokee / It Never Entered My Mind   1962

Jazz At The Philharmonic

unknown artists.

"Syria Mosque Auditorium", Pittsburgh, PA, March 4, 1949

unknown titlesClef unissued

Clancy Hayes And His Washboard Five

Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocals; Dick Lammi, bass, tuba; Lu Watters, washboard.

San Francisco, CA, spring 1949

DH21Auntie Skinner's Chicken DinnersDown Home 11, MGD-3
DH22Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out-
DH23Sailing Down Chesapeake BayDown Home 12, MGD-3
DH24Silver Dollar-
DH25Ballin' The JackDown Home 13
DH26Alabamy BoundDown Home 13, MGD-3
DH27Ragtime RufusDown Home 14, MGD-3
DH28Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come HomeDown Home 14

* Down Home MGD-3   Clancy Hayes Sings Lu Watters And His Jass Band   1956
= Verve MGV-1003   -   1957
* Down Home 11   Clancy Hayes - Auntie Skinner's Chicken Dinners / Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
* Down Home 12   Clancy Hayes - Sailing Down Chesapeake Bay / Silver Dollar
* Down Home 13   Clancy Hayes - Ballin' The Jack / Alabamy Bound
* Down Home 14   Clancy Hayes - Ragtime Rufus / Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home

Charlie Parker Quintet

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

NYC, May 5, 1949

2755-5 | 294-3SegmentVerve MGV-8009, VE-2-2501
2756-2 | 295-2Passport (rare)Mercury 11022x45, MGC-512
2756-5 | 295-5Passport (common)Mercury 11022; Verve MGV-8009, MGV-8000, VE-2-2501
2757-4 | 296-3Diverse (as Segment)Verve MGV-8009

* Verve MGV-8009   Charlie Parker - Jazz Perennial: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7   1956+
* Verve VE-2-2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years (1948-50)   1976
* Verve MGV-8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1   1956+
= Verve MGV-8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story   1956+
* Mercury MGC-512   Bird And Diz   1952
= Clef MGC-512   -   1954
* Mercury 11022x45; Clef 11022x45   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (rare)
* Mercury 11022; Clef 11022   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (common)

Coleman Hawkins All Stars

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

276-5The Big HeadMercury 8909
277-7SkippyMercury 8912
278-5Platinum LoveNorgran MGN-1034
278-6-Mercury 8909; Verve MGV-8230
279-6 | 63VK638There's A Small HotelMercury 8912; Norgran MGN-1034; Verve V/V6-8568, VSP/VSPS-17

* Norgran MGN-1034   Stan Getz, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Flip Phillips, Illinois Jacquet, Ben Webster, Charlie Ventura - Tenor Saxes   1955
= Verve MGV-8125   -   1957
* Verve MGV-8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation   1957
* Verve V/V6-8568   The Essential Coleman Hawkins   1963
* Verve VSP/VSPS-17   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad   1966
* Mercury 8909, 8909x45; Clef 8909, 8909x45   Coleman Hawkins - The Big Head / Platinum Love
* Mercury 8912, 8912x45; Clef 8912, 8912x45   Coleman Hawkins - Skippy / There's A Small Hotel

Flip Phillips And His Orchestra

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

NYC, August 29, 1949

280-6This Can't Be LoveMercury 8908, MGC-109; Clef MGC-693
281-2Cookie-

* Clef MGC-693   Flip Phillips And His Orchestra Featuring Howard McGhee, Benny Green - Flip   1956
= Verve MGV-8077   -   1957
* Mercury MGC-109   Flip Phillips Collates   1951
= Clef MGC-109   -   1952
* Mercury 8908; Clef 8908   Flip Phillips - This Can't Be Love / Cookie

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Tommy Turk, trombone; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Lester Young, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949

382The Opener Part 1Mercury 11054, MG VOL.12; Clef MG VOL.7; Verve MGV-8230
383The Opener Part 2Mercury 11055, MG VOL.12; Clef MG VOL.7; Verve MGV-8230
384The Opener Part 3Mercury 11056, MG VOL.12; Clef MG VOL.7; Verve MGV-8230
385 | 62VK228Lester Leaps In Part 1Mercury 11056, MG VOL.12; Verve VK-114; Clef MG VOL.7; Verve V-8398, VSP/VSPS-23, VSP/VSPS-41, V6-8787
386 | 62VK229Lester Leaps In Part 2Mercury 11055, MG VOL.12; Verve VK-114; Clef MG VOL.7; Verve V-8398, VSP/VSPS-23, VSP/VSPS-41, V6-8787
387Lester Leaps In Part 3Mercury 11054, MG VOL.12; Clef MG VOL.7; Verve V-8398, VSP/VSPS-23, VSP/VSPS-41, V6-8787
388Embraceable You Part 1Mercury 11062, MG VOL.13; Clef MG VOL.7; Verve VSP/VSPS-23, V6-8787
389Embraceable You Part 2Mercury 11063, MG VOL.13; Clef MG VOL.7; Verve VSP/VSPS-23, V6-8787
390Embraceable You Part 3Mercury 11064, MG VOL.13; Clef MG VOL.7; Verve VSP/VSPS-23, V6-8787
391The Closer Part 1Mercury 11064, MG VOL.13; Clef MG VOL.7; Verve VSP/VSPS-23
392The Closer Part 2Mercury 11063, MG VOL.13; Clef MG VOL.7; Verve VSP/VSPS-23
393The Closer Part 3Mercury 11062, MG VOL.13; Clef MG VOL.7; Verve VSP/VSPS-23

* Clef MG VOL.7   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, New Volume 7 (Formerly Vols. 12 And 13)   1955
= Verve MG VOL.7   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Volume 7   1957
= Verve 815 150-1   Bird & Pres - Carnegie Hall 1949: Jazz At The Philharmonic   1983
* Verve MGV-8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation   1957
* Verve V-8398   The Essential Lester Young   1961
* Verve VSP/VSPS-23   Charlie Parker - Bird Wings   1966
* Verve VSP/VSPS-41   Lester Young At JATP   1966
* Verve V6-8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set
* Mercury MG VOL.12, MG VOL.12x45   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Vol. 12   1951
= Clef MG VOL.12   -   1953
* Mercury MG VOL.13, MG VOL.13x45   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Vol. 13   1951
= Clef MG VOL.13   -   1953
* Verve VK-114   Lester Young - Lester Leaps In Part 1 & 2   1962
* Mercury 11054, 11054x45; Clef 11054, 11054x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Opener Part 1 / Lester Leaps In Part 3
* Mercury 11055, 11055x45; Clef 11055, 11055x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Opener Part 2 / Lester Leaps In Part 2
* Mercury 11056, 11056x45; Clef 11056, 11056x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Opener Part 3 / Lester Leaps In Part 1
* Mercury 11062, 11062x45; Clef 11062, 11062x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Embraceable You Part 1 / The Closer Part 3
* Mercury 11063, 11063x45; Clef 11063, 11063x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Embraceable You Part 2 / The Closer Part 2
* Mercury 11064, 11064x45; Clef 11064, 11064x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Embraceable You Part 3 / The Closer Part 1

Hank Jones Trio At JATP

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

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949

Old Man RiverClef unissued
Air Mail Special-

Coleman Hawkins Quartet At JATP

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

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949

Body And SoulVerve 815 148-1
Rifftide-
Sophisticated Lady-
StuffyClef unissued
Blues-

* Verve 815 148-1   The Coleman Hawkins Set - Jazz At The Philharmonic   1983

Ella Fitzgerald At JATP

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

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949

Robbin's NestVerve 815 147-1
Black Coffee-
I'm Just A Lucky So And So-
Somebody Loves Me-
Basin Street Blues-
Old Mother HubbardClef unissued
A New Shade Of Blue-
Lady Be Good-
A Tisket, A Tasket-

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Tommy Turk, trombone; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Lester Young, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Flyin' HomeVerve 815 147-1
How High The MoonVerve (J) J00J 29001/10
Perdido-

* Verve 815 147-1   The Ella Fitzgerald Set - Jazz At The Philharmonic   1983
* Verve (J) J00J 29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird   1988

Oscar Peterson Duo At JATP

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

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949

I Only Have Eyes For YouMercury MGC-107; Verve B0012950-02
Fine And Dandy-
Carnegie Blues-

* Verve B0012950-02   Oscar Peterson - Debut: The Clef/Mercury Duo Recordings 1949-1951
* Mercury MGC-107   Oscar Peterson At Carnegie   1951
= Clef MGC-107   -   1952

Sonny Criss And His Orchestra

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

Los Angeles, CA, September 22, 1949

272-6ColidadMercury 8910, MGC-122; Norgran MGN-1065
273-4TornadeMercury 8915, MGC-122; Norgran MGN-1065
274-1The First OneMercury 8910, MGC-122; Norgran MGN-1065
275-3Blues For The BoppersMercury 8915, MGC-122; Norgran MGN-1065

* Norgran MGN-1065   Tommy Turk And His Orchestra, Sonny Criss And His Orchestra, The Six - An Evening Of Jazz   1956
= Verve MGV-8155   -   1957
* Mercury MGC-122; Clef MGC-122   Sonny Criss-Tommy Turk Collates   1953
* Mercury 8910, 8910x45; Clef 8910, 8910x45   Sonny Criss - Colidad / The First One
* Mercury 8915, 8915x45; Clef 8915, 8915x45   Sonny Criss - Tornade / Blues For The Boppers

Jazz At The Philharmonic

unknown artists.

"Civic Auditorium", Pasadena, CA, October 25, 1949

unknown titlesClef unissued

Charlie Parker Quartet With Jimmy Carroll Orchestra

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 FriendsMercury 11036, MG-35010; Clef MGC-675; Verve VK-102, MGV-8000, V/V6-8409, V3HB-8840, V6-8787, VE-2-2501
320-3Everything Happens To MeMercury 11036, MG-35010; Clef MGC-675; Verve VE-2-2501
321-3April In ParisMercury 11037, MG-35010; Clef MGC-675; Verve MGV-8000, V3HB-8840, VE-2-2501
322-2SummertimeMercury 11038, MG-35010; Clef MGC-675; Verve VE-2-2501
323-2I Didn't Know What Time It WasMercury 11038, MG-35010; Clef MGC-675; Verve V/V6-8409, VE-2-2501
324-3If I Should Lose YouMercury 11037, MG-35010; Clef MGC-675; Verve V6-8787, VE-2-2501

* Clef MGC-675   Charlie Parker With Strings   1955
= Verve MGV-8004   Charlie Parker With Strings - April In Paris: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #2   1956+
* Verve MGV-8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1   1956+
= Verve MGV-8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story   1956+
* Verve V/V6-8409   The Essential Charlie Parker   1961
* Verve V3HB-8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement   1974
* Verve V6-8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set
* Verve VE-2-2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years (1948-50)   1976
* Mercury MG-35010, MGC-101   Charlie Parker With Strings   1950
= Clef MGC-101   -   not released
= Mercury MGC-501   -   1951
= Clef MGC-501   -   1953
= Clef MGC-170   -   1955
* Verve VK-102   Charlie Parker - Just Friends / Repetition   1962
* Mercury 11036, 11036x45; Clef 11036, 11036x45   Charlie Parker - Just Friends / Everything Happens To Me
* Mercury 11037, 11037x45; Clef 11037, 11037x45   Charlie Parker - April In Paris / If I Should Lose You
* Mercury 11038, 11038x45; Clef 11038, 11038x45   Charlie Parker - Summertime / I Didn't Know What Time It Was

Ralph Sutton Solo

Ralph Sutton, piano.

San Francisco, CA, November, 1949

DH13The VillainDown Home 7, MGD-4
DH14Cataract Rag-
DH15Climax RagDown Home 8
DH16ChromaticDown Home 8, MGD-4
DH17Frog Legs RagDown Home 9, MGD-4
DH18Black & White RagDown Home 9
DH19The CascadesDown Home 10, MGD-4
DH20Grace And Beauty-

same session.

Cannonball BluesDown Home MGD-4
Down Home Rag-
Harlem Drag-
Black Bottom Stomp-
Shoe Shine Boy-
Jelly Roll Blues-
Christopher Columbus-
Hindustan-

* Down Home MGD-4   Ralph Sutton - Backroom Piano   1956
= Verve MGV-1004   -   1957
* Down Home 7   Ralph Sutton - The Villain / Cataract Rag
* Down Home 8   Ralph Sutton - Climax Rag / Chromatic
* Down Home 9   Ralph Sutton - Frog Legs Rag / Black & White Rag
* Down Home 10   Ralph Sutton - The Cascades / Grace And Beauty

Tommy Turk And His Orchestra

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 FourMercury 8916, MGC-122; Norgran MGN-1065
316-3Bye Bye BluesMercury 8913, MGC-122; Norgran MGN-1065
317-2EncoreMercury 8916, MGC-122; Norgran MGN-1065
318-2The BeatMercury 8913, MGC-122; Norgran MGN-1065

* Norgran MGN-1065   Tommy Turk And His Orchestra, Sonny Criss And His Orchestra, The Six - An Evening Of Jazz   1956
= Verve MGV-8155   -   1957
* Mercury MGC-122; Clef MGC-122   Sonny Criss-Tommy Turk Collates   1953
* Mercury 8916, 8916x45; Clef 8916, 8916x45   Tommy Turk - Two By Four / Encore
* Mercury 8913, 8913x45; Clef 8913, 8913x45   Tommy Turk - Bye Bye Blues / The Beat

Flip Phillips Quartet

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

NYC, December 5, 1949

325-3DrowsyMercury 8907, 8911, MGC-133; Clef MGC-693
326-12VortexMercury 8911, MGC-133; Clef MGC-693
327-8MilanoClef MGC-693
328-1But BeautifulMercury 8938, MGC-133; Clef MGC-693

* Clef MGC-693   Flip Phillips And His Orchestra Featuring Howard McGhee, Benny Green - Flip   1956
= Verve MGV-8077   -   1957
* Mercury MGC-133; Clef MGC-133   Flip Phillips Collates No. 2   1953
* Mercury 8907, 8907x45; Clef 8907, 8907x45   Flip Phillips - Put That Back / Drowsy
* Mercury 8911, 8911x45; Clef 8911, 8911x45   Flip Phillips - Drowsy / Vortex
* Mercury 8938, 8938x45; Clef 8938, 8938x45   Flip Phillips - Bright Blues / But Beautiful

Lu Watters And His Yerba Buena Jass Band

Lu Watters, trumpet; Don Noakes, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Pat Patton, banjo; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocals; Dick Lammi, bass, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.

"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, December 7, 1949

DH1Doin' The HamboneDown Home 1; Verve MGV-1008
DH2Oh, By JingoDown Home 1
DH3Bees KneesDown Home 2; Verve MGV-1008
DH4Aunt Hagar's Blues-

* Verve MGV-1008   Santo Pecora And His Dixieland Jazz Band, Lu Watters And His Yerba Buena Jass Band - Dixieland Jamboree   1957
* Down Home 1   Lu Watters - Doin' The Hambone / Oh, By Jingo
* Down Home 2   Lu Watters - Bees Knees / Aunt Hagar's Blues

Duke Ellington And His Orchestra

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

NYC, 1949

2077SonoMercury Jazz Scene; Clef MGC-4007
2078FrustrationMercury Jazz Scene; Clef MGC-4007; Verve VSP/VSPS-38

* Clef MGC-4007   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene   1953
= Clef MGC-674   -   1955
= Verve MGV-8060   -   1957
= ARS G-419   Various Artists - Jazz Scene   1950s
* Verve VSP/VSPS-38   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad 2   1966
* Mercury Jazz Scene   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene   1950
= Clef MG VOL.1   -   1953

Woody Guthrie

Woody Guthrie, guitar, harmonica, vocals; with Sonny Terry, harmonica; Cisco Houston, mandolin, vocals.

NYC, 1949

100631Pastures Of PlentyVerve Folkways FV-9036
100632New Found Land-
100633Talking Columbia-
100634Oregon Trail-
100635End Of My Line-
100636The Grand Coulee Dam-
100637This Land Is Your Land-
100638Ramblin' Round-
100639Goin' Down The Road-

* Verve Folkways FV-9036   Woody Guthrie - Bonneville Dam & Other Columbia River Songs   1966
= Folkways FTS 31001   Woody Guthrie - This Land Is Your Land   1967

Kenny Kersey Trio At JATP

Kenny Kersey, piano; Benny Fonville, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

live in NYC, circa 1949

428JATP BoogieMercury 8948; Verve (J) 70MJ 3234/7
428XSweet Lorraine-

* Verve (J) 70MJ 3234/7   Various Artists - The Verve Collectors' Item   1983
* Mercury 8948, 8948x45; Clef 8948, 8948x45   Kenny Kersey - JATP Boogie / Sweet Lorraine