Verve Records Discography: 1950

1950

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz 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, January 15, 1950
329-3Waiting For The Robert E. LeeMercury 11025
330-2Sage Hen StrutMercury 11051, MG 35013; Down Home MGD 5
331-1Skid-Da-De-DatMercury 11050, MG 35013; Down Home MGD 5
332-2Doin' The HamboneMercury 11025
333-1Antigua BluesMercury 11052, MG 35013; Down Home MGD 5
334-3Ace In The HoleMercury 11026; Clef 89055
335-2Broken PromisesMercury 11057
336-1When The Saints Go Marching InMercury 11051, MG 35013; Down Home MGD 5
337Emperor Norton's HunchMercury 11050, MG 35013; Down Home MGD 5
338Weary BluesMercury 11026
339St. Louis BluesMercury 11057
340CopenhagenMercury 11052, MG 35013; Down Home MGD 5
* Down Home MGD 5; Verve MGV 1005   Lu Watters And His Yerba Buena Jazz Band
* Mercury MG 35013, MGC 103, MGC 503, MGC 503x45; Clef MGC 103, MGC 503   Lu Watters And His Yerba Buena Jazz Band
* Mercury 11025, 11025x45; Clef 11025, 11025x45   Lu Watters - Waiting For The Robert E. Lee / Doin' The Hambone
* Mercury 11051; Clef 11051   Lu Watters - When The Saints Go Marching In / Sage Hen Strut
* Mercury 11050, 11050x45; Clef 11050, 11050x45   Lu Watters - Skid-Da-De-Dat / Emperor Norton's Hunch
* Mercury 11052, 11052x45; Clef 11052, 11052x45   Lu Watters - Antigua Blues / Copenhagen
* Mercury 11026, 11026x45; Clef 11026, 11026x45   Lu Watters - Ace In The Hole / Weary Blues
* Clef 89055, 89055x45   Lu Watters - Ace In The Hole / Doctor Jazz
* Mercury 11057, 11057x45; Clef 11057, 11057x45   Lu Watters - Broken Promises / St. Louis Blues

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz 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.: same personnel.
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, January 31, 1950
DH5Roll, Jordan, RollDown Home 3, MGD 3
DH6High SocietyDown Home 3; Verve MGV 1008
DH7Down Home RagDown Home 4; Verve MGV 1008
DH8(I Wish I Was In) PeoriaDown Home 4, MGD 3
* Down Home MGD 3; Verve MGV 1003   Clancy Hayes Sings/Lu Watters And His Jazz Band
* Verve MGV 1008   Lu Watters, Santo Pecora - Dixieland Jamboree
* Down Home 3   Lu Watters - Roll, Jordan, Roll / High Society
* Down Home 4   Lu Watters - Down Home Rag / (I Wish I Was In) Peoria

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz 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.: same personnel.
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, early 1950
Maple Leaf RagVerve MGV 1008
Ostrich Walk-
Chanticleer-
St. James InfirmaryDown Home MGD 3
* Verve MGV 1008   Lu Watters, Santo Pecora - Dixieland Jamboree
* Down Home MGD 3; Verve MGV 1003   Clancy Hayes Sings/Lu Watters And His Jazz Band

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz 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.: same personnel.
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, February 7, 1950
DH9Frankie And JohnnyDown Home 5, MGD 3
DH10Muskrat RambleDown Home 5; Verve MGV 1008
DH11Alcoholic BluesDown Home 6, MGD 3
DH12My Little Bimbo-
* Down Home MGD 3; Verve MGV 1003   Clancy Hayes Sings/Lu Watters And His Jazz Band
* Verve MGV 1008   Lu Watters, Santo Pecora - Dixieland Jamboree
* Down Home 5   Lu Watters - Frankie And Johnny / Muskrat Ramble
* Down Home 6   Lu Watters - Alcoholic Blues / My Little Bimbo

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Curly Russell, bass #1-4,6,7; Max Roach, drums #1-4,6,7.
NYC, February, 1950
1. 341-2So Sorry PleaseMercury 11060, MGC 507; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve 314 521 669-2
2. 342-2Get HappyMercury 11061, MGC 507; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve VSP 37, 314 521 669-2
3. 343-1Sometimes I'm HappyMercury 11061, MGC 507; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve 314 521 669-2
4. 344-2Sweet Georgia BrownMercury 11059, MGC 507; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve VSP 37, 314 521 669-2
5. 345-1YesterdaysMercury 11047, MG 35012; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve 314 521 669-2
6. 346-1April In ParisMercury 11060, MGC 507; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve 314 521 669-2
7. 347-1Body And SoulMercury 11059, MGC 507; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve 314 521 669-2
* Norgran MGN 1063; Verve MGV 8153   Bud Powell - Jazz Giant
* Verve VSP 37   This Was Bud Powell
* Verve 314 521 669-2   The Complete Bud Powell On Verve
* Mercury MGC 507; Clef MGC 507; Universal (J) UCCV-9113   Bud Powell - Piano Solos #2
* Mercury MG 35012, MGC 102, MGC 502; Clef MGC 102, MGC 502; Universal (J) UCCV-9042   Bud Powell - Piano Solos
* Mercury 11060, 11060x45; Clef 11060, 11060x45   Bud Powell - So Sorry Please / April In Paris
* Mercury 11061, 11061x45; Clef 11061, 11061x45   Bud Powell - Get Happy / Sometimes I'm Happy
* Mercury 11059, 11059x45; Clef 11059, 11059x45   Bud Powell - Sweet Georgia Brown / Body And Soul
* Mercury 11047, 11047x45; Clef 11047, 11047x45   Bud Powell - Strictly Confidential / Yesterdays

Flip Phillips Quartet

Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
NYC, March, 1950
360-5LoverMercury 8918, MG 25023
361-1Don't Take Your Love From MeMercury 8919, MG 25023
362-2Flip's BoogieMercury 8920, MG 25023
363-1Feelin' The Blues-
364-1Lover Come Back To MeMercury 8919, MG 25023
365-3Blue RoomMercury 8918, MG 25023
* Mercury MG 25023, MGC 105, MGC 105x45; Clef MGC 105; Universal (J) UCCV-9038   The Flip Phillips Quartet
* Mercury 8918, 8918x45; Clef 8918, 8918x45   Flip Phillips - Lover / Blue Room
* Mercury 8919, 8919x45; Clef 8919, 8919x45   Flip Phillips - Don't Take Your Love From Me / Lover Come Back To Me
* Mercury 8920, 8920x45; Clef 8920, 8920x45   Flip Phillips - Flip's Boogie / Feelin' The Blues

Lester Young Quartet

Lester Young, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
NYC, March, 1950
366-2Too Marvelous For WordsMercury MGC 108; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve VE2 2516
366-3-Mercury 8924
367-1'Deed I DoMercury 8992, MGC 124; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve VE2 2516
368-4EncoreMercury 8924, MGC 108; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve MGV 8398, VE2 2516
369-2Polka Dots And MoonbeamsMercury 8927, MGC 108; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve MGV 8398, VE2 2516
370-2 | 62VK227Up 'N' AdamMercury 8927, MGC 108; Clef MGC 639; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve VK 113, MGV 8194, MGV 8308, MGV 8398, V3HB 8849, VE2 2516
* Norgran MGN 1072; Verve MGV 8162   Lester Young - Pres
* Verve VE2 2516   Lester Young - Lester Swings
* Verve MGV 8398   The Essential Lester Young
* Clef MGC 639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Verve MGV 8194   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Verve MGV 8308   The Lester Young Story
* Verve V3HB 8849   Lester Young - Return Engagement
* Mercury MGC 108; Clef MGC 108; Universal (J) UCCV-9044   Lester Young - Collates
* Mercury MGC 124; Clef MGC 124; Universal (J) UCCV-9045   Lester Young - Collates #2
* Verve VK 113   Lester Young - I Want To Be Happy / Up 'N' Adam
* Mercury 8924, 8924x45; Clef 8924, 8924x45   Lester Young - Too Marvelous For Words / Encore
* Mercury 8992, 8992x45; Clef 8992, 8992x45   Lester Young - Deed I Do / In A Little Spanish Town
* Mercury 8927, 8927x45; Clef 8927, 8927x45   Lester Young - Polka Dots And Moonbeams / Up 'N' Adam

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
NYC, March, 1950
371-4Star EyesNorgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8009, VE2 2501
372-12Blues (Fast)Verve MGV 8009, V3HB 8840, VE2 2501
373-2I'm In The Mood For LoveVerve MGV 8009, VE2 2501
* Norgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8126   Various Artists - Alto Saxes
* Verve MGV 8009   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement

Oscar Peterson Duo

Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass.
NYC, March, 1950
374-3DebutMercury 8917, MGC 110; Clef MGC 696; Verve MGV 8320, B0012950-02
375-1They Didn't Believe MeMercury 8921, MG 25024; Clef MGC 696; Verve B0012950-02
376-3Lover Come Back To Me-
377-1Where Or WhenMercury 8922, MG 25024; Clef MGC 696; Verve B0012950-02
378-3Three O'Clock In The MorningMercury 8923, MG 25024; Clef MGC 696; Verve B0012950-02
379-1All The Things You Are-
380-1Oscar's BluesMercury 8922, MG 25024; Clef MGC 696; Verve B0012950-02
381-3TenderlyMercury 8917, MGC 110; Clef MGC 696; Verve MGV 8194, B0012950-02
* Clef MGC 696; Verve MGV 2046   Music By Oscar Peterson - Tenderly
= Verve MGV 8080   Music By Oscar Peterson - Tenderly (not released)
* Verve MGV 8320   Various Artists - Down Beat's Hall Of Fame, Vol. 1
* Verve MGV 8194   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Verve B0012950-02   Oscar Peterson - Debut - The Clef/Mercury Duo Recordings 1949-1951
* Mercury MGC 110; Clef MGC 110   Oscar Peterson - Collates
* Mercury MG 25024   Oscar Peterson - Piano Solos (not released?)
= Mercury MGC 106; Clef MGC 106   Oscar Peterson - Piano Solos
* Mercury 8917, 8917x45; Clef 8917, 8917x45   Oscar Peterson - Debut / Tenderly
* Mercury 8921, 8921x45; Clef 8921, 8921x45   Oscar Peterson - They Didn't Believe Me / Lover Come Back To Me
* Mercury 8922, 8922x45; Clef 8922, 8922x45   Oscar Peterson - Where Or When / Oscar's Blues
* Mercury 8923, 8923x45; Clef 8923, 8923x45   Oscar Peterson - Three O'Clock In The Morning / All The Things You Are

Oscar Peterson Duo

Oscar Peterson, piano; Major Holley, bass.
NYC, May 8, 1950
394-1Little White LiesMercury 8926, MGC 110; Clef MGC 696; Verve B0012950-02
395-3In The Middle Of A KissClef MGC 696; Verve B0012950-02
396-4NamelessMercury 8943; Clef MGC 696; Verve B0012950-02
397-1There's A Small HotelVerve B0012950-02
398-1Two Sleepy PeopleClef MGC 696; Verve B0012950-02
399-1Tico TicoClef MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
400-1Get HappyMercury 8933, MGC 110; Clef MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
401-2Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
402-1Smoke Gets In Your EyesClef MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
403-1Deep PurpleClef MGC 155, MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
404-1Robbin's NestMercury 8930, MGC 110; Clef MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
405-1I'll Remember AprilClef MGC 155, MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
406-2LoverMercury 8926; Verve B0012950-02
406-5-Mercury MGC 110
407-3Exactly Like YouMercury 8930, MGC 110; Clef MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
408-1I Can't Get StartedClef unissued
409-1Body And Soul-
* Clef MGC 696; Verve MGV 2046   Music By Oscar Peterson - Tenderly
= Verve MGV 8080   Music By Oscar Peterson - Tenderly (not released)
* Clef MGC 697; Verve MGV 2047   Music By Oscar Peterson - Keyboard
= Verve MGV 8081   Music By Oscar Peterson - Keyboard (not released)
* Verve B0012950-02   Oscar Peterson - Debut - The Clef/Mercury Duo Recordings 1949-1951
* Mercury MGC 110; Clef MGC 110   Oscar Peterson - Collates
* Clef MGC 155   Oscar Peterson Plays Pretty #2
* Mercury 8926, 8926x45; Clef 8926, 8926x45   Oscar Peterson - Little White Lies / Lover
* Mercury 8943, 8943x45; Clef 8943, 8943x45   Oscar Peterson - Nameless / How High The Moon
* Mercury 8933, 8933x45; Clef 8933, 8933x45   Oscar Peterson - Get Happy / Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
* Mercury 8930, 8930x45; Clef 8930, 8930x45   Oscar Peterson - Robbin's Nest / Exactly Like You

Charlie Parker - Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
NYC, June 6, 1950
410-4BloomdidoMercury 11058, MGC 512; Clef MGC 639; Verve MGV 8006, MGV 8194, MGV 8230, MGV 8341, V/V6 8409, V6 8787, V3HB 8840, VE2 2501
411-3An Oscar For TreadwellVerve MGV 8006
411-4-Mercury 11082, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, MGV 8002, VE2 2501
412-3MohawkVerve MGV 8006
412-6-Mercury 11082, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, MGV 8002, V3HB 8840, VE2 2501
413-0My Melancholy Baby (coda rehearsal)Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
413-1My Melancholy Baby-
413-2-Mercury 11058, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, V6 8787, VE2 2501
414-1Leap FrogVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
414-2--
414-3--
414-4-Verve MGV 8006, VE2 2501
414-5-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
414-6-Mercury 11076, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, MGV 8002, V6 8787, V3HB 8840, VE2 2501
414-7-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
414-9--
414-10--
415-1Relaxin' With Lee-
415-2-Verve MGV 8006, V3HB 8840
415-3-Mercury 11076, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, VE2 2501
415-5-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
* Clef MGC 639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Verve MGV 8006   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #4 - Bird And Diz
* Verve MGV 8194   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Verve MGV 8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation
* Verve MGV 8341   Various Artists - Special College Jazz Album (complimentary record)
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Verve V6 8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Verve MGV 8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird
* Mercury MGC 512; Clef MGC 512; Universal (J) UCCV-9034   Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz
* Mercury 11058, 11058x45; Clef 11058, 11058x45   Charlie Parker - Bloomdido / My Melancholy Baby
* Mercury 11082, 11082x45; Clef 11082, 11082x45   Charlie Parker - An Oscar For Treadwell / Mohawk
* Mercury 11076, 11076x45; Clef 11076, 11076x45   Charlie Parker - Leap Frog / Relaxin' With Lee

Santo Pecora And His Dixieland Jass Band

George Girard, trumpet; Santo Pecora, trombone; Pete Fountain, clarinet; Armand Hug, piano; John Sinac, bass; Santo Pecora, drums.
New Orleans, LA, June, 1950
416-2ListenMercury 8931, MGC 123; Verve MGV 1008
417-4March Of The Mardi GrasMercury 8928, MGC 123; Verve MGV 1008
418-2My Lou'siana-
419-2Mahogany Hall StompMercury 8931, MGC 123; Verve MGV 1008
* Verve MGV 1008   Lu Watters, Santo Pecora - Dixieland Jamboree
* Mercury MGC 123; Clef MGC 123   Santo Pecora - Collates
* Mercury 8931, 8931x45; Clef 8931, 8931x45   Santo Pecora - Listen / Mahogany Hall Stomp
* Mercury 8928, 8928x45; Clef 8928, 8928x45   Santo Pecora - March Of The Mardi Gras / My Lou'siana

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
NYC, July 1, 1950
435-6Hallelujah!Mercury 11069, MGC 507, MGC 610; Norgran MGN 1036; Verve VE2 2506, 314 521 669-2
436-5Tea For TwoNorgran MGN 1036; Verve 314 521 669-2
436-6-Mercury MGC 610; Verve 314 521 669-2
436-10-Mercury 11069, MGC 507; Verve VE2 2506, 314 521 669-2
* Mercury MGC 610; Clef MGC 610   Bud Powell's Moods
= Clef MGC 739; Verve MGV 8115   The Genius Of Bud Powell
* Norgran MGN 1036; Verve MGV 8127   Various Artists - Piano Interpretations
* Verve VE2 2506   The Genius Of Bud Powell
* Verve 314 521 669-2   The Complete Bud Powell On Verve
* Mercury MGC 507; Clef MGC 507; Universal (J) UCCV-9113   Bud Powell - Piano Solos #2
* Mercury 11069, 11069x45; Clef 11069, 11069x45   Bud Powell - Hallelujah! / Tea For Two

Ray Brown Trio

Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
NYC, July 1, 1950
437Blue LouMercury 8936; Verve (J) 70MJ-3234/37
438Song Of The Volga Boatmen-
* Verve (J) 70MJ-3234/37   Various Artists - The Verve Collection
* Mercury 8936, 8936x45; Clef 8936, 8936x45   Ray Brown - Blue Lou / Song Of The Volga Boatmen

Flip Phillips And His Orchestra

Harry Edison, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
NYC, July 1, 1950
439-4Be BeMercury 8935, MGC 133; Clef MGC 691
440-4Dream A Little Dream Of Me-
441-2Bright Blues (aka Bright Eyes)Mercury 8938; Clef MGC 691
* Clef MGC 691; Verve MGV 8075   Flip Phillips - Flip Wails
* Mercury MGC 133; Clef MGC 133   Flip Phillips - Collates #2
* Mercury 8935, 8935x45; Clef 8935, 8935x45   Flip Phillips - Be Be / Dream A Little Dream Of Me
* Mercury 8938, 8938x45; Clef 8938, 8938x45   Flip Phillips - Bright Eyes / But Beautiful

Charlie Parker Quartet With Joe Lippman Orchestra

Joseph Singer, French horn; Edwin C. Brown, oboe; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Sam Kaplan, Harry Melnikoff, Sam Rand, Ziggy Smirnoff, violin; Howard Kay, Isadore Zir, viola; Maurice Brown, cello; Verley Mills, harp; Bernie Leighton, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Joe Lippman, arranger, conductor.
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 5, 1950
442-5Dancing In The DarkMercury 11068, MGC 109, MGC 609; Verve VE2 2512
443-2You Came Along From Out Of NowhereMercury 11070, MGC 109; Clef MGC 675; Verve VE2 2512
444-1LauraVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
444-3-Mercury 11068, MGC 109, MGC 609; Verve MGV 8000, VE2 2512
445-4East Of The SunMercury 11070, MGC 109; Clef MGC 675; Verve VE2 2512
446-2They Can't Take That Away From MeMercury 11071, MGC 109; Clef MGC 675; Verve VE2 2512
447-4Easy To LoveMercury 11072, MGC 109; Clef MGC 675; Verve VE2 2512
448-2I'm In The Mood For LoveMercury 11071, MGC 109; Clef MGC 675; Verve MGV 8000, VE2 2512
448-3-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
449-1I'll Remember April-
449-2-Mercury 11072, MGC 109; Clef MGC 675; Verve V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
449-3-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
* Mercury MGC 609; Clef MGC 609   Charlie Parker Big Band
= Clef MGC 725   Charlie Parker - Night And Day
= Verve MGV 8003   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #1 - Night And Day
* Verve VE2 2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* Clef MGC 675   Charlie Parker With Strings
= Verve MGV 8004   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #2 - April In Paris
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird
* Mercury MGC 109, MGC 509; Clef MGC 509; Universal (J) UCCV-9112   Charlie Parker With Strings #2
* Mercury 11068, 11068x45; Clef 11068, 11068x45   Charlie Parker - Laura / Dancing In The Dark
* Mercury 11070, 11070x45; Clef 11070, 11070x45   Charlie Parker - You Came Along From Out Of Nowhere / East Of The Sun
* Mercury 11071, 11071x45; Clef 11071, 11071x45   Charlie Parker - They Can't Take That Away From Me / I'm In The Mood For Love
* Mercury 11072, 11072x45; Clef 11072, 11072x45   Charlie Parker - Easy To Love / I'll Remember April

Lester Young Quartet

Lester Young, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Joe Shulman, bass; Bill Clark, drums.
NYC, July, 1950
430-1Three Little WordsMercury 8934x45, MGC 108; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve VE2 2516
430-4-Mercury 8934
431-2Count Every StarNorgran 130, MGN 1005; Verve VE2 2516
432-1It All Depends On You-
433-3NeenahVerve (E) VLP 9112
433-4-Mercury 8934, 8934x45, MGC 108; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve VE2 2516
434-1Jeepers, CreepersVerve (E) VLP 9112
434-2-Mercury 89017, MGC 124; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve VE2 2516
* Norgran MGN 1072; Verve MGV 8162   Lester Young - Pres
* Verve VE2 2516   Lester Young - Lester Swings
* Norgran MGN 1005   Lester Young - The President
= Norgran MGN 1093; Verve MGV 8181   Lester Young - Lester Swings Again
* Verve (E) VLP 9112   The Legendary Lester Young
* Mercury MGC 108; Clef MGC 108; Universal (J) UCCV-9044   Lester Young - Collates
* Mercury MGC 124; Clef MGC 124; Universal (J) UCCV-9045   Lester Young - Collates #2
* Mercury 8934x45; Clef 8934x45   Lester Young - Three Little Words / Neenah
* Mercury 8934; Clef 8934   Lester Young - Three Little Words / Neenah
* Norgran 130   Lester Young - Count Every Star / It All Depends On You
* Mercury 89017, 89017x45; Clef 89017, 89017x45   Lester Young - Jeepers, Creepers / Little Pee Blues

Oscar Peterson Duo

Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass.
NYC, August, 1950
450-1Easy To LoveClef MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
451-6Air Mail SpecialClef unissued
452-1Taking A Chance On LoveClef MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
453-1Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'Clef unissued
454-1Squatty RooMercury 8940, MGC 127; Clef MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
455-1After AllClef MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
456-2CaravanClef MGC 698; Verve B0012950-02
457-1Summer Nocturne-
458-1Salute To GarnerMercury 8940, MGC 127; Clef MGC 698; Verve B0012950-02
459-2I Get A Kick Out Of YouMercury 8952, MGC 127; Clef MGC 698; Verve B0012950-02
460-2What's NewMercury 8952, MGC 127; Clef MGC 698; Verve MGV 2032, B0012950-02
461-1Dark EyesMercury MGC 127; Clef MGC 698; Verve B0012950-02
461-3-Clef 89130
462-1What Is ItClef MGC 698; Verve B0012950-02
463-2The Way You Look Tonight-
464-1Soft WindsClef unissued
465-1Minor BluesClef 89139, MGC 698; Verve B0012950-02
466-1Boogie WoogieClef unissued
467-2That's My Weakness NowClef MGC 155
* Clef MGC 697; Verve MGV 2047   Music By Oscar Peterson - Keyboard
= Verve MGV 8081   Music By Oscar Peterson - Keyboard (not released)
* Clef MGC 698; Verve MGV 2048   An Evening With Oscar Peterson
= Verve MGV 8082   An Evening With Oscar Peterson (not released)
* Verve MGV 2032   Various Artists - Potpourri Of Jazz
* Verve B0012950-02   Oscar Peterson - Debut - The Clef/Mercury Duo Recordings 1949-1951
* Mercury MGC 127; Clef MGC 127   Oscar Peterson - Collates #2
* Clef MGC 155   Oscar Peterson Plays Pretty #2
* Mercury 8940, 8940x45; Clef 8940, 8940x45   Oscar Peterson - Squatty Roo / Salute To Garner
* Mercury 8952, 8952x45; Clef 8952, 8952x45   Oscar Peterson - I Get A Kick Out Of You / What's New
* Clef 89130, 89130x45   Oscar Peterson - Dark Eyes / Nuages
* Clef 89139, 89139x45   Oscar Peterson - Minor Blues / Pettiford's Tune

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Harry Edison, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Flip Phillips, Lester Young, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 16, 1950
Norgran BluesNorgran MGN 3501-2
Lady Be Good-
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You-
Indiana-
* Norgran MGN 3501-2, MG JC 1   Norman Granz Jazz Concert
= Verve MGV 8189-2   Various Artists - Midnight Jazz At Carnegie Hall

Charlie Parker With Strings At JATP

Tommy Mace, oboe; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Ted Bloom, Sam Kaplan, Stan Karpenia, violin; Dave Uchitel, viola; Bill Rundy, cello; Wallace McManus, harp; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 16, 1950
What Is This Thing Called LoveNorgran MGN 3501-2; Verve MGV 8001, VE2 2512
April In ParisNorgran MGN 3501-2; Verve MGV 8001, VE2 2512, VSP 38
RepetitionNorgran MGN 3501-2; Verve MGV 8001, VE2 2512
Easy To Love-
Rocker (aka I'll Remember April)-
* Norgran MGN 3501-2, MG JC 1   Norman Granz Jazz Concert
= Verve MGV 8189-2   Various Artists - Midnight Jazz At Carnegie Hall
* Verve MGV 8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* Verve VSP 38   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad #2

Oscar Peterson Duo At JATP

Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 16, 1950
GaiNorgran MGN 3501-2; Verve B0012950-02
Padovani-
Ray's Blues-
Tea For TwoVerve B0012950-02
* Norgran MGN 3501-2, MG JC 1   Norman Granz Jazz Concert
= Verve MGV 8189-2   Various Artists - Midnight Jazz At Carnegie Hall
* Verve B0012950-02   Oscar Peterson - Debut - The Clef/Mercury Duo Recordings 1949-1951

Coleman Hawkins Quartet At JATP

Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 16, 1950
YesterdaysNorgran MGN 3501-2
Hawk's Tune-
Stuffy-
* Norgran MGN 3501-2, MG JC 1   Norman Granz Jazz Concert
= Verve MGV 8189-2   Various Artists - Midnight Jazz At Carnegie Hall

Buddy Rich Trio At JATP

Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 16, 1950
Carnegie Blues (aka Air Mail Special)Norgran MGN 3501-2
* Norgran MGN 3501-2, MG JC 1   Norman Granz Jazz Concert
= Verve MGV 8189-2   Various Artists - Midnight Jazz At Carnegie Hall

Charlie Parker Quintet

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax #2; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
NYC, October, 1950
1.CelebrityVerve MGV 8002, VE2 2512
2.BalladeVerve MGV 8002, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
* Verve MGV 8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement

Jazz At The Philharmonic

unknown artists.
"Municipal Auditorium", Seattle, WA, November 3, 1950
unknown titlesClef unissued

Jazz At The Philharmonic

unknown artists.: same personnel.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, November 11, 1950
unknown titlesClef unissued

Jazz At The Philharmonic

unknown artists.: same personnel.
"Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, November 19, 1950
unknown titlesClef unissued

Machito And His Orchestra

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Harry Edison, Al Stewart, Bob Woodlen, trumpet; unknown, clarinet; Gene Johnson, Charlie Parker, Fred Skerritt, alto sax; Jose Madera, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Sol Rabinowitz, tenor, baritone sax; Leslie Johnakins, baritone sax; Rene Hernandez, piano; Roberto Rodriguez, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Rafael Miranda, Chano Pozo, congas; Jose Mangual, bongos; Ubaldo Nieto, timbales; Machito, maracas; Chico O'Farrill, arranger, conductor.
NYC, December 21, 1950 or late 1948
557-4Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: CancionMercury MGC 505; Clef MGC 689; Verve VE2 2522, VSP 19
558-6Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Mambo, Part 1-
559-4Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Mambo, Part 2-
560-2Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: 6/8-
561-3Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Jazz-
562-4Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Rhumba Abierta-
* Clef MGC 689; Verve MGV 8073   Machito - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Verve VE2 2522   Machito, Chico O'Farrill, Dizzy Gillespie - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Verve VSP 19   Chico O'Farrill, Machito - Soul Source
* Mercury MGC 505; Clef MGC 505; Universal (J) UCCV-9118   Machito - Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Lu Watters, trumpet; Warren Smith, 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, 1950
420Doctor JazzMercury 11081; Clef 89055; Mercury MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
421Irish Black BottomMercury 11090, MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
422Beale Street BluesMercury 11081, MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
423Shake That ThingMercury 11065, MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
424Tin Roof BluesMercury 11077, MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
425Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave To Me-
426Royal Garden BluesMercury 11065, MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
427Sweet Georgia BrownMercury 11090, MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
* Down Home MGD 5; Verve MGV 1005   Lu Watters And His Yerba Buena Jazz Band
* Mercury MGC 510; Clef MGC 510   Lu Watters And His Yerba Buena Jazz Band #2
* Mercury 11081, 11081x45; Clef 11081, 11081x45   Lu Watters - Doctor Jazz / Beale Street Blues
* Clef 89055, 89055x45   Lu Watters - Ace In The Hole / Doctor Jazz
* Mercury 11090, 11090x45; Clef 11090, 11090x45   Lu Watters - Irish Black Bottom / Sweet Georgia Brown
* Mercury 11065, 11065x45; Clef 11065, 11065x45   Lu Watters - Shake That Thing / Royal Garden Blues
* Mercury 11077, 11077x45; Clef 11077, 11077x45   Lu Watters - Tin Roof Blues / Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave To Me

Santo Pecora And His Dixieland Jass Band

George Girard, trumpet; Santo Pecora, trombone; Pete Fountain, clarinet; Fred Laudeman, piano; Lou Massenter, bass; Eddie Grady, drums.
New Orleans, LA, 1950
356-1Canal Street RompMercury 8914, MGC 123; Verve MGV 1008
357-2Basin Street BluesMercury 8925, MGC 123; Verve MGV 1008
358-212th Street Rag-
359-3Rose Of The Rio GrandeMercury 8914, MGC 123; Verve MGV 1008
* Verve MGV 1008   Lu Watters, Santo Pecora - Dixieland Jamboree
* Mercury MGC 123; Clef MGC 123   Santo Pecora - Collates
* Mercury 8914, 8914x45; Clef 8914, 8914x45   Santo Pecora - Canal Street Romp / Rose Of The Rio Grande
* Mercury 8925, 8925x45; Clef 8925, 8925x45   Santo Pecora - Basin Street Blues / 12th Street Rag

Buddy Rich Solo At JATP

Buddy Rich, drums.
live in NYC, circa 1950
429Drum SoloClef unissued