Verve Records Discography: 1951

1951

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Nelson Williams, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Al Sears, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Sonny Greer, drums.
NYC, January 15, 1951
477-2You Blew Out The Flame In My Heart (as Rabbit's Blues)Mercury 8958, MGC-111; Norgran MGN-1048
477-3Rabbit's BluesMercury 8937
478-3Something To Pad Your Foot ToMercury 8937; Clef MGC-151; Norgran MGN-1048
479-1Blue FantasiaMercury MGC-111; Norgran MGN-1048
480-2My RewardClef MGC-151; Norgran MGN-1048
* Norgran MGN-1048; Verve MGV-8139   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - Castle Rock
* Mercury MGC-111; Clef MGC-111; Universal (J) UCCV-9036   Johnny Hodges - Collates
* Clef MGC-151; Norgran MGN-1   Swing With Johnny Hodges
* Mercury 8958, 8958x45; Clef 8958, 8958x45   Johnny Hodges - You Blew Out The Flame In My Heart / Globetrotter
* Mercury 8937, 8937x45; Clef 8937, 8937x45   Johnny Hodges - Rabbit's Blues / Something To Pat Your Foot To

Lester Young Quartet

Lester Young, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, January 16, 1951
483-2Thou SwellMercury 8963, MGC-124; Norgran MGN-1072; Verve V-8398, VE-2-2516
483-?-Mercury (Eu) 8963
484-2September In The RainClef 89072; Norgran MGN-1005; Verve VE-2-2516
485-1Undercover Girl BluesMercury MGC-108; Norgran MGN-1072; Verve MGV-8308, VE-2-2516, V3HB-8849
485-2-Mercury 8939
486-3FrenesiMercury 8939, MGC-108; Norgran MGN-1072; Verve VE-2-2516
487-2Pete's CafeClef 89072; Norgran MGN-1005; Verve VE-2-2516
488-2Little Pee BluesMercury 89017, MGC-124; Norgran MGN-1072; Verve VE-2-2516
* Norgran MGN-1072; Verve MGV-8162   Lester Young And His Orchestra - Pres
* Verve V-8398   The Essential Lester Young
* Verve VE-2-2516   Lester Young - Lester Swings
* Norgran MGN-1005   The President, Lester Young
= Norgran MGN-1093; Verve MGV-8181   Lester Swings Again
* Verve MGV-8308   The Lester Young Story
* Verve V3HB-8849   Lester Young - Return Engagement
* Mercury MGC-124; Clef MGC-124; Universal (J) UCCV-9045   Lester Young - Collates #2
* Mercury MGC-108; Clef MGC-108; Universal (J) UCCV-9044   Lester Young - Collates
* Mercury 8963, 8963x45; Clef 8963, 8963x45   Lester Young - Thou Swell / Let's Fall In Love
* Clef 89072, 89072x45   Lester Young - September In The Rain / Pete's Cafe
* Mercury 8939, 8939x45; Clef 8939, 8939x45   Lester Young - Undercover Girl Blues / Frenesi
* Mercury 89017, 89017x45; Clef 89017, 89017x45   Lester Young - Jeepers, Creepers / Little Pee Blues
* Mercury (Eu) 8963   no information

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Max Roach, drums.
NYC, January 17, 1951
489-2Au PrivaveVerve MGV-8010, V/V6-8409
489-3-Mercury 11087; Clef MGC-646; Verve MGV-8010, MGV-8002, V3HB-8840, VE-2-2512
490-3She RoteVerve MGV-8010, V/V6-8409
490-5-Mercury 11101; Clef MGC-646; Verve MGV-8010, MGV-8002, V3HB-8840, VE-2-2512
491-1K.C. BluesMercury 11101; Clef MGC-646; Verve MGV-8010, V/V6-8409, V3HB-8840, VE-2-2512
492-2Star EyesMercury 11087; Clef MGC-646; Verve MGV-8010, V6-8787, V3HB-8840, VE-2-2512
* Verve MGV-8010   Charlie Parker And His Orchestra - Swedish Schnapps: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #8
* Verve V/V6-8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Clef MGC-646   The Magnificent Charlie Parker
= Clef MGC-733   Charlie Parker - Yardbird (not released)
* Verve MGV-8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3
= Verve MGV-8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V3HB-8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve VE-2-2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* Verve V6-8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set
* Mercury 11087, 11087x45; Clef 11087, 11087x45   Charlie Parker - Au Privave / Star Eyes
* Mercury 11101, 11101x45; Clef 11101, 11101x45   Charlie Parker - She Rote / K.C. Blues

Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra

Joe Newman, trumpet #1,2,4; Russell Jacquet, trumpet #1-3, trumpet, vocals #4; Ernie Henry, alto sax #1,2,4; Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Rudy Williams, baritone sax #1,2,4; Johnny Acea, piano; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Lee Abrams, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 1951
1. 493-2Hippity HopClef MGC-167, MGC-622, MGC-700
2. 494-4Later For The Happenin'Mercury 8951, 8951x45, MGC-112; Clef MGC-700
3. 495-4MoeClef MGC-167, MGC-622, MGC-700
4. 496-1On The Sunny Side Of The StreetClef 89073; Mercury MGC-129; Clef MGC-700
Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Carl Perkins, piano; Oscar Moore, guitar; Red Callender, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
497-1SpeedlinerMercury 8951, MGC-112; Clef MGC-700
497-3Speedliner (alternate take)Mercury 8951x45
498-2Lazy BluesClef MGC-167, MGC-622, MGC-700
499-5PastelMercury 8941, MGC-112; Clef MGC-700; Norgran MGN-1034; Verve VE-2-2544, VSP/VSPS-17
500-2All Of MeMercury 8941, MGC-112; Clef MGC-700; Norgran MGN-1034; Verve VE-2-2544
* Clef MGC-622   Jazz Moods By Illinois Jacquet
* Clef MGC-700; Verve MGV-8084   Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra - Jazz Moods
* Norgran MGN-1034; Verve MGV-8125   Various Artists - Tenor Saxes
* Verve VE-2-2544   Illinois Jacquet - The Cool Rage
* Verve VSP/VSPS-17   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad
* Clef MGC-167   Illinois Jacquet - Jazz By Jacquet
* Mercury MGC-112; Clef MGC-112; Universal (J) UCCV-9116   Illinois Jacquet - Collates
* Mercury MGC-129; Clef MGC-129   Illinois Jacquet - Collates #2
* Mercury 8951x45; Clef 8951x45   Illinois Jacquet - Later For The Happenin' / Speedliner
* Mercury 8951; Clef 8951   Illinois Jacquet - Later For The Happenin' / Speedliner
* Clef 89073, 89073x45   Illinois Jacquet - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / Boot 'Em Up
* Mercury 8941, 8941x45; Clef 8941, 8941x45   Illinois Jacquet - All Of Me / Pastel

Oscar Peterson Duo

Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass.
NYC, January 19, 1951
501-8How High The MoonMercury 8943, MGC-127; Clef MGC-698; Verve B0012950-02
502-6The Nearness Of YouClef MGC-155, MGC-698; Verve B0012950-02
503-5The Lady Is A TrampClef unissued
504-2Fancy Free (as Gypsy In My Soul)Clef MGC-695; Verve B0012950-02
505-1On The AlamoClef MGC-155, MGC-695; Verve B0012950-02
506-3Lullaby Of The Leaves-
507-1Laura-
508-2Tea For TwoClef unissued
509-2Dark Eyes-
510-2September In The RainClef MGC-155, MGC-695; Verve B0012950-02
* Clef MGC-698; Verve MGV-2048   An Evening With Oscar Peterson
= Verve MGV-8082   An Evening With Oscar Peterson (not released)
* Clef MGC-695; Verve MGV-2045   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson
= Verve MGV-8079   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson (not released)
* 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 8943, 8943x45; Clef 8943, 8943x45   Oscar Peterson - Nameless / How High The Moon

Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra

Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis, trumpet; Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito, trombone; George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Rene Hernandez, piano; Roberto Rodriguez, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Luis Miranda, congas; Candido, Jose Mangual, bongos; Ubaldo Nieto, timbales; Chico O'Farrill, arranger, conductor.
NYC, January 21, 1951
468-2The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 1 - IntroductoryNorgran MGN-9; Clef MGC-689; Verve VSP/VSPS-19
469-3The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 2 - PregonNorgran MGN-9; Clef MGC-689
469a-2The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 3 - 6/8-
470-3The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 4 - Jazz-
471-6The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 5 - Concion AntiguaNorgran MGN-9; Clef MGC-689; Verve VSP/VSPS-19
472-4The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 6 - Rhumba-FinaleNorgran MGN-9; Clef MGC-689
473-4Havana Special-
474-5Fiesta Time-
475-2SonoroMercury 8947
* Clef MGC-689; Verve MGV-8073   Machito - Afro-Cuban Jazz: The Music Of Chico O'Farrill
* Verve VSP/VSPS-19   Machito And His Orchestra - Soul Source
* Norgran MGN-9   Chico O'Farrill - The Second Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite
* Mercury 8947, 8947x45; Clef 8947, 8947x45   Flip Phillips, Machito - Bucabu / Sonoro

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Al Sears, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Sonny Greer, drums.
NYC, February 28, 1951
511-1Good Queen BessNorgran 101, MGN-1004
512-3 | 62VK241Jeep's BluesMercury 8944, MGC-128; Norgran MGN-1048; Verve VK-120
513-3SolitudeNorgran MGN-1004
514-1The Jeep Is JumpingNorgran MGN-1009, MGN-1048
514The Jeep Is Jumping (alternate take)Norgran 101
* Norgran MGN-1004   Memories Of Ellington By Johnny Hodges
= Norgran MGN-1092; Verve MGV-8180   In A Mellow Tone By Johnny Hodges
* Norgran MGN-1048; Verve MGV-8139   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - Castle Rock
* Norgran MGN-1009   More Of Johnny Hodges
* Mercury MGC-128; Clef MGC-128; Universal (J) UCCV-9037   Johnny Hodges - Collates #2
* Verve VK-120   Johnny Hodges - Castle Rock / Jeep's Blues
* Norgran 101   Johnny Hodges - Good Queen Bess / The Jeep Is Jumping
* Mercury 8944, 8944x45; Clef 8944, 8944x45   Johnny Hodges - Jeep's Blues / Castle Rock

Bud Powell Solo

Bud Powell, piano.
NYC, February, 1951
571-1Parisian Thoroughfare (aka Parisienne Thorofare)Mercury MGC-610; Verve VE-2-2506, VSP/VSPS-34, 314 521 669-2
572-1OblivionMercury MGC-610; Verve VE-2-2506, 314 521 669-2
573-1Dusky 'N' Sandy (aka Dusk In Sandi)-
574-5Hallucinations (aka Budo)Mercury MGC-610; Verve VE-2-2506, VSP/VSPS-37, 314 521 669-2
575-2The FruitMercury MGC-610; Verve VE-2-2506, 314 521 669-2
576-1A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square-
577-2Just One Of Those ThingsMercury 11083, MGC-610; Verve VE-2-2506, 314 521 669-2
578-1The Last Time I Saw Paris-
* Mercury MGC-610; Clef MGC-610   Bud Powell's Moods
= Clef MGC-739; Verve MGV-8115   The Genius Of Bud Powell
* Verve VE-2-2506   The Genius Of Bud Powell
* Verve VSP/VSPS-34   The Jazz Legacy Of Bud Powell
* Verve VSP/VSPS-37   This Was Bud Powell
* Verve 314 521 669-2   The Complete Bud Powell On Verve
* Mercury 11083, 11083x45; Clef 11083, 11083x45   Bud Powell - Just One Of Those Things / The Last Time I Saw Paris

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Al Sears, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano #1,2,4; Billy Strayhorn, piano #3; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Sonny Greer, drums.
NYC, March 3, 1951
1. 515-3 | 62VK240Castle RockMercury 8944, MGC-111; Clef MGC-639; Norgran MGN-1048; Verve VK-120, MGV-8195
2. 516-5Sophisticated LadyNorgran MGN-1004, MGN-1035
3. 517-3GlobetrotterMercury 8954, 8958, MGC-111; Norgran MGN-1048
4. 518-2A Gentle BreezeMercury 8954; Norgran MGN-1048
* Clef MGC-639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Norgran MGN-1048; Verve MGV-8139   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - Castle Rock
* Verve MGV-8195   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #2
* Norgran MGN-1004   Memories Of Ellington By Johnny Hodges
= Norgran MGN-1092; Verve MGV-8180   In A Mellow Tone By Johnny Hodges
* Norgran MGN-1035; Verve MGV-8126   Various Artists - Alto Sax
* Mercury MGC-111; Clef MGC-111; Universal (J) UCCV-9036   Johnny Hodges - Collates
* Verve VK-120   Johnny Hodges - Castle Rock / Jeep's Blues
* Mercury 8944, 8944x45; Clef 8944, 8944x45   Johnny Hodges - Jeep's Blues / Castle Rock
* Mercury 8954, 8954x45; Clef 8954, 8954x45   Johnny Hodges - Globetrotter / Gentle Breeze
* Mercury 8958, 8958x45; Clef 8958, 8958x45   Johnny Hodges - You Blew Out The Flame In My Heart / Globetrotter

Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra

Johnny Cappola, Dick Collins, Carlton McBeath, Al Del Simone, trumpet; Ziggy Elmer, Lewis McCreary, Dave Wells, trombone; Rene Bloch, Dick Meldonian, alto sax; Bill Holman, Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Charlie Barnet, tenor, soprano, alto sax; Bob Dawes, baritone sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Ed Mihelich, bass; John Markham, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, March 5, 1951
747-2CherokeeMercury 8981, MGC-114; Verve MGV-2007
748-1SkylinerMercury 8979, MGC-114; Verve MGV-2007
* Verve MGV-2007   Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra - Dance Bash
* Mercury MGC-114; Clef MGC-114   Charlie Barnet Plays Charlie Barnet
* Mercury 8981, 8981x45; Clef 8981, 8981x45   Charlie Barnet - Charleston Alley / Cherokee
* Mercury 8979, 8979x45; Clef 8979, 8979x45   Charlie Barnet - Gal From Joe's / Skyliner

Slim Gaillard And His Peruvians

Dick Hyman, piano #1-3; Slim Gaillard, guitar, vocals #1-3, trumpet, trombone, tenor sax, vibes, organ, piano, guitar, bass, drums, vocals #4; Ernie Shepard, bass, vocals #1-3; Herbie Lovelle, drums #1-3; Pepe Benque, bongos #1-3.
NYC, March 5, 1951
1. 519-2Laughing In RhythmMercury 5606, MGC-126; Verve MGV-2013
2. 520-2Soony Roony-
3. 521-6Gulf Ball GussyClef unissued
4. 522GeniusNorgran EPN-56
* Verve MGV-2013   Chef Slim Gaillard - Smorgasbord...Help Yourself!
* Mercury MGC-126; Clef MGC-126   Slim Gaillard - Mish Mash
* Norgran EPN-56   Slim Gaillard - Here He Is
* Mercury 5606, 5606x45   Slim Gaillard - Laughing In Rhythm / Sonny Roony (Song Of Yxabat)

Charlie Ventura And His Quintet

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Charlie Ventura, tenor, baritone, bass sax; Jimmy Wisner, piano; Ace Tesone, bass; Louis "Chick" Kenny, drums.
NYC, March 7, 1951
523-6AvalonMercury 8942, EPC-127, MGC-117; Norgran MGN-1073
524-1I'm Confessin'-
525-9Bugle Call RagMercury 8949, EPC-127, MGC-117; Norgran MGN-1073
526-5Rose RoomMercury 8995; Norgran MGN-1073, EPN-31, MGN-1103
527-6That Old FeelingMercury 8949, EPC-127, MGC-117; Norgran MGN-1073
528-16After You've GoneNorgran MGN-1103
* Norgran MGN-1073; Verve MGV-8163   Charlie Ventura And His Orchestra - In A Jazz Mood
* Norgran MGN-1103   Charlie Ventura - Charley's Parley
* Mercury MGC-117; Clef MGC-117   Charlie Ventura - Collates
* Mercury EPC-127; Clef EPC-127   Charlie Ventura And His Orchestra
* Norgran EPN-31   Charlie Ventura
* Mercury 8942, 8942x45; Clef 8942, 8942x45   Charlie Ventura - Avalon / I'm Confessin'
* Mercury 8949, 8949x45; Clef 8949, 8949x45   Charlie Ventura - Bugle Call Rag / That Old Feeling
* Mercury 8995; Clef 8995   Charlie Ventura - Rose Room / Yesterdays

Lester Young Quartet

Lester Young, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, March 8, 1951
529-3A Foggy DayMercury 8946, MGC-124; Norgran MGN-1071; Verve VE-2-2516
530-1In A Little Spanish TownMercury 8992, MGC-124; Norgran MGN-1071; Verve VE-2-2516
531-1Let's Fall In LoveMercury 8963, MGC-124; Norgran MGN-1071; Verve MGV-8308, VE-2-2516
532-2Down 'N AdamMercury 8946, MGC-124; Norgran MGN-1071; Verve MGV-8341, VE-2-2516
533-1 | 62VK439Lester SwingsNorgran 138, MGN-1005; Verve MGV-8320, VE-2-2516
534-1Slow Motion BluesNorgran 138, MGN-1005; Verve VE-2-2516
* Norgran MGN-1071; Verve MGV-8161   Lester Young And His Orchestra - Lester's Here
* Verve VE-2-2516   Lester Young - Lester Swings
* Verve MGV-8308   The Lester Young Story
* Verve MGV-8341   Various Artists - Special College Jazz Album: Complimentary Record
* Norgran MGN-1005   The President, Lester Young
= Norgran MGN-1093; Verve MGV-8181   Lester Swings Again
* Verve MGV-8320   Various Artists - Down Beat's Hall Of Fame, Vol. 1
* Mercury MGC-124; Clef MGC-124; Universal (J) UCCV-9045   Lester Young - Collates #2
* Mercury 8946, 8946x45; Clef 8946, 8946x45   Lester Young - A Foggy Day / Down 'N Adam
* Mercury 8992, 8992x45; Clef 8992, 8992x45   Lester Young - Deed I Do / In A Little Spanish Town
* Mercury 8963, 8963x45; Clef 8963, 8963x45   Lester Young - Thou Swell / Let's Fall In Love
* Norgran 138   Lester Young - Lester Swings / Slow Motion Blues

Flip Phillips Quintet

Bill Harris, trombone; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Dick Hyman, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, March 8, 1951
535-4Cheek To CheekMercury 8953, MGC-109 (alt.); Clef MGC-691
536-4Funky BluesClef MGC-634, MGC-691
537-5I've Got My Love To Keep Me WarmMercury 8953, MGC-133; Clef MGC-691
538-11IndianaClef MGC-634, MGC-691
539SojoroClef unissued
* Clef MGC-691; Verve MGV-8075   Flip Phillips And His Orchestra - Flip Wails
* Clef MGC-634   The Flip Phillips-Buddy Rich Trio
* Mercury MGC-109 (alt.); Clef MGC-109; Universal (J) UCCV-9117   Flip Phillips - Collates
* Mercury MGC-133; Clef MGC-133   Flip Phillips - Collates #2
* Mercury 8953, 8953x45; Clef 8953, 8953x45   Flip Phillips - Cheek To Cheek / I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm

Charlie Parker's Jazzers

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; Luis Miranda, congas; Jose Mangual, bongos.
NYC, March 12, 1951
540-6My Little Suede ShoesMercury 11093, MGC-513; Verve MGV-8008, MGV-8000, VE-2-2512
541-2Up Poquito De Tu AmorMercury 11092, MGC-513; Verve MGV-8008, VE-2-2512
542-9Tico TicoMercury 11091, MGC-513; Verve MGV-8008, VE-2-2512
543-3FiestaNorgran MGN-1035; Verve MGV-8008, VE-2-2512
544-2Why Do I Love YouVerve MGV-8008
544-6--
544-7-Clef MGC-646; Verve MGV-8008, VE-2-2512
* Verve MGV-8008   Charlie Parker And His Orchestra - Fiesta: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #6
* Verve MGV-8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV-8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE-2-2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* Norgran MGN-1035; Verve MGV-8126   Various Artists - Alto Sax
* Clef MGC-646   The Magnificent Charlie Parker
= Clef MGC-733   Charlie Parker - Yardbird (not released)
* Mercury MGC-513; Clef MGC-513; Universal (J) UCCV-9043   Charlie Parker Plays South Of The Border
* Mercury 11093, 11093x45; Clef 11093, 11093x45   Charlie Parker - My Little Suede Shoes / La Cucaracha
* Mercury 11092, 11092x45; Clef 11092, 11092x45   Charlie Parker - Up Poquito De Tu Amor / Mama Inez
* Mercury 11091, 11091x45; Clef 11091, 11091x45   Charlie Parker - Tico Tico / La Paloma

Illinois Jacquet Quintet

Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; John Collins, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Art Blakey, drums.
NYC, May 24, 1951
545-4Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'Clef 89084, MGC-622, MGC-702; Verve VE-2-2544
546-6Mean To Me-
547-4One-Nighter BoogieMercury 89001, MGC-129; Clef MGC-702
548-2Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsMercury 8945, MGC-112; Clef MGC-702; Verve VE-2-2544
549-2Cotton TailMercury 8945, MGC-112; Clef MGC-702
550-3Weary BluesMercury 8968, MGC-112; Clef MGC-702
551-4Groovin'-
* Clef MGC-622   Jazz Moods By Illinois Jacquet
* Clef MGC-702; Verve MGV-8086   Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra - Groovin' With Jacquet
* Verve VE-2-2544   Illinois Jacquet - The Cool Rage
* Mercury MGC-129; Clef MGC-129   Illinois Jacquet - Collates #2
* Mercury MGC-112; Clef MGC-112; Universal (J) UCCV-9116   Illinois Jacquet - Collates
* Clef 89084, 89084x45   Illinois Jacquet - Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin' / Mean To Me
* Mercury 89001, 89001x45; Clef 89001, 89001x45   Illinois Jacquet - One-Nighter Boogie / Port Of Rico
* Mercury 8945, 8945x45; Clef 8945, 8945x45   Illinois Jacquet - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / Cotton Tail
* Mercury 8968, 8968x45; Clef 8968, 8968x45   Illinois Jacquet - Groovin' / Weary Blues

Slim Gaillard And His Orchestra

Buddy Tate, tenor sax; Maceo Williams, piano; Slim Gaillard, guitar, vocals; Clyde Lombardi, bass; Charlie Smith, drums.
NYC, May 25, 1951
552-1Oh, Lady Be GoodMercury 89013; Clef MGC-138; Verve MGV-2013
553-2BabaluMercury MGC-126; Verve MGV-2013
553-5-Mercury 8950
554-2SabrosoMercury 8950, MGC-126; Verve MGV-2013
555-2Yo Yo YoClef 89075; Norgran MGN-13; Verve MGV-2013
556-1Federation BluesNorgran EPN-56
* Verve MGV-2013   Chef Slim Gaillard - Smorgasbord...Help Yourself!
* Clef MGC-138   Slim Gaillard - Cavorts
* Mercury MGC-126; Clef MGC-126   Slim Gaillard - Mish Mash
* Norgran MGN-13   Slim Gaillard And His Musical Aggregation
* Norgran EPN-56   Slim Gaillard - Here He Is
* Mercury 89013, 89013x45; Clef 89013, 89013x45   Slim Gaillard - Oh, Lady Be Good / For You
* Mercury 8950, 8950x45; Clef 8950, 8950x45   Slim Gaillard - Babalu / Sabroso
* Clef 89075, 89075x45   Slim Gaillard - Yo Yo Yo / Chicken Rhythm

Charlie Ventura Quartet

Charlie Ventura, tenor, baritone, bass sax; Ralph Burns, piano; Chubby Jackson, bass; Louis "Chick" Kenny, drums; Betty Bennett, The Blentones, vocals.
NYC, August 6, 1951
588-5There's No YouClef 89068; Norgran MGN-1073, MGN-1103
589-5Perdido-
590-4I Can't Get You Out Of My MindNorgran MGN-1073
591-4LoverNorgran 118, MGN-1021, MGN-1013, MGN-1073; Verve MGV-8194
592-6YesterdaysMercury 8995; Norgran MGN-1013, MGN-1073
* Norgran MGN-1073; Verve MGV-8163   Charlie Ventura And His Orchestra - In A Jazz Mood
* Norgran MGN-1103   Charlie Ventura - Charley's Parley
* Norgran MGN-1021   Various Artists - Our Best, Vol. 2
* Norgran MGN-1013   Another Evening With Charlie Ventura And Mary Ann McCall
* Verve MGV-8194   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Clef 89068, 89068x45   Charlie Ventura - There's No You / Perdido
* Norgran 118   Charlie Ventura - Lover / Blue Prelude
* Mercury 8995; Clef 8995   Charlie Ventura - Rose Room / Yesterdays

Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra

Roy Eldridge, Al Porcino, trumpet; Eddie Bert, Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson, trombone; Bart Varsalona, bass trombone; Lenny Hambro, Charlie Kennedy, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Pete Mondello, baritone, tenor sax; Ralph Burns, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Chico O'Farrill, arranger, conductor.
NYC, August 7, 1951
593-3Dance OneClef MGC-132, MGC-699
594-3Bright One-
595-3FlamingoMercury 8966; Clef MGC-132, MGC-699
596-3Last OneClef MGC-132, MGC-699
* Clef MGC-699; Verve MGV-8083   Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra - Jazz North Of The Border And South Of The Border
* Clef MGC-132   Chico O'Farrill Jazz
* Mercury 8966, 8966x45; Clef 8966, 8966x45   Chico O'Farrill - Flamingo / Carioca

Ralph Burns Sextet With Strings

possibly Tony Miranda, French horn; possibly Danny Bank, flute; Lee Konitz, alto sax; Ralph Burns, piano, arranger; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums; unidentified strings.
NYC, August 7, 1951
601Places PleaseMercury 8971, MGC-115; Clef MGC-718
602TantallonMercury 8972, MGC-115; Clef MGC-718
603TerrisitaMercury 8971, MGC-115; Clef MGC-718
604CameoMercury 8973, MGC-115; Clef MGC-718
605Someday SomewhereMercury 8974, MGC-115; Clef MGC-718
606Spring Is-
607LilethMercury 8973, MGC-115
608Vignette At Verney'sMercury 8972, MGC-115; Clef MGC-718
* Clef MGC-718; Verve MGV-8098   The Songs Of Billie Holiday, The Free Forms Of Ralph Burns - Jazz Recital
* Mercury MGC-115, MGC-115x45; Clef MGC-115   Ralph Burns - The Free Forms Album
* Mercury 8971, 8971x45; Clef 8971, 8971x45   Ralph Burns - Places Please / Terrisita
* Mercury 8972, 8972x45; Clef 8972, 8972x45   Ralph Burns - Tantallon / Vignette At Verney's
* Mercury 8973, 8973x45; Clef 8973, 8973x45   Ralph Burns - Cameo / Lileth
* Mercury 8974, 8974x45; Clef 8974, 8974x45   Ralph Burns - Someday Somewhere / Spring Is

Charlie Ventura's Big Four

Charlie Ventura, tenor sax; Marty Napoleon, piano; Chubby Jackson, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
NYC, August 8, 1951
597-11After You've GoneMercury 8957, MGC-117; Norgran MGN-1075
598-1Love Is Just Around The CornerMercury 8965, MGC-117; Norgran MGN-1075
599-3Old Man RiverMercury 8957, MGC-117; Norgran MGN-1075
600-6O.H. BluesMercury 8965, MGC-117; Norgran MGN-1075
* Norgran MGN-1075; Verve MGV-8165   Charlie Ventura And His Orchestra - Blue Saxophones
* Mercury MGC-117; Clef MGC-117   Charlie Ventura - Collates
* Mercury 8957, 8957x45; Clef 8957, 8957x45   Charlie Ventura - Old Man River / After You've Gone
* Mercury 8965, 8965x45; Clef 8965, 8965x45   Charlie Ventura - Love Is Just Around The Corner / O.H. Blues

Charlie Parker Quintet

Red Rodney, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; John Lewis, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
RCA Victor's 24th Street Studios, NYC, August 8, 1951
609-4Blues For AliceClef MGC-646; Verve MGV-8010, VE-2-2512
610-4Si SiMercury 11103; Clef MGC-646; Verve MGV-8010, MGV-8000, VE-2-2512
611-3Swdish SchnappsVerve MGV-8010, V/V6-8409
611-4-Mercury 11103; Clef MGC-646; Verve MGV-8010, V/V6-8409, V3HB-8840, VE-2-2512
612-1Back Home BluesVerve MGV-8010
612-2 | 62VK459-Mercury 11095; Clef MGC-646; Verve MGV-8010, MGV-8000, V3HB-8840, VE-2-2512
613-2Lover ManMercury 11095; Clef MGC-646; Verve MGV-8010, MGV-8000, VE-2-2512
* Clef MGC-646   The Magnificent Charlie Parker
= Clef MGC-733   Charlie Parker - Yardbird (not released)
* Verve MGV-8010   Charlie Parker And His Orchestra - Swedish Schnapps: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #8
* Verve VE-2-2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* Verve MGV-8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV-8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V/V6-8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Verve V3HB-8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Mercury 11103, 11103x45; Clef 11103, 11103x45   Charlie Parker - Si Si / Swdish Schnapps
* Mercury 11095, 11095x45; Clef 11095, 11095x45   Charlie Parker - Back Home Blues / Lover Man

Flip Phillips Quintet

Bill Harris, trombone; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Lou Levy, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass, vocals; Joe McDonald, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1951
614-3BroadwayMercury 8960, MGC-133; Clef MGC-691
615-6SojoroClef MGC-691
616Good WorkClef unissued
617-2Apple HoneyMercury 8960, MGC-133; Clef MGC-691
618-2Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsClef MGC-691
619-2Long Island BoogieClef 89122, MGC-691
620-1StardustClef 89122, MGC-634, MGC-691
* Clef MGC-691; Verve MGV-8075   Flip Phillips And His Orchestra - Flip Wails
* Clef MGC-634   The Flip Phillips-Buddy Rich Trio
* Mercury MGC-133; Clef MGC-133   Flip Phillips - Collates #2
* Mercury 8960, 8960x45; Clef 8960, 8960x45   Flip Phillips - Broadway / Apple Honey
* Clef 89122, 89122x45   Flip Phillips - Long Island Boogie / Stardust

Roy Eldridge Quintet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Buddy Tate, tenor sax; Teddy Brannon, piano; Clyde Lombardi, bass; Charlie Smith, drums.
NYC, August, 1951
579-6Baby, What's The Matter With YouMercury 8996, MGC-113; Clef MGC-704
580-6Yard DogMercury 8955, MGC-113; Clef MGC-704
581-3Sweet Lorraine-
582-5Jumbo The ElephantMercury 8996, MGC-113; Clef MGC-704
* Clef MGC-704; Verve MGV-8088   Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra - Rockin' Chair
* Mercury MGC-113; Clef MGC-113; Universal (J) UCCV-9047   Roy Eldridge - Collates
* Mercury 8996, 8996x45; Clef 8996, 8996x45   Roy Eldridge - Baby, What's The Matter With You / Jumbo The Elephant
* Mercury 8955, 8955x45; Clef 8955, 8955x45   Roy Eldridge - Yard Dog / Sweet Lorraine

Slim Gaillard And His Orchestra

unknown, trumpet; Bennie Green, trombone; unknown, alto sax; Buddy Tate, tenor sax; Maceo Williams, piano; Slim Gaillard, guitar, vocals; Clyde Lombardi, bass; Charlie Smith, drums.
NYC, August, 1951
583-2For YouMercury 89013; Clef MGC-138; Verve MGV-2013
584-2If You're So Smart, Why Ain't You RichClef rejected?
585-3Yip Roc HeresyMercury 8956; Clef MGC-138; Verve MGV-2013
586-1The Hip Cowboy-
587-2Chicken RhythmClef 89075; Norgran MGN-13; Verve MGV-2013
* Verve MGV-2013   Chef Slim Gaillard - Smorgasbord...Help Yourself!
* Clef MGC-138   Slim Gaillard - Cavorts
* Norgran MGN-13   Slim Gaillard And His Musical Aggregation
* Mercury 89013, 89013x45; Clef 89013, 89013x45   Slim Gaillard - Oh, Lady Be Good / For You
* Mercury 8956, 8956x45; Clef 8956, 8956x45   Slim Gaillard - Yip Roc Heresy / The Hip Cowboy
* Clef 89075, 89075x45   Slim Gaillard - Yo Yo Yo / Chicken Rhythm

Chico O'Farrill And His Latin Orchestra

Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis, trumpet; Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito, trombone; George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Rene Hernandez, piano; Roberto Rodriguez, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Luis Miranda, congas; Candido, Jose Mangual, bongos; Ubaldo Nieto, timbales; Chico O'Farrill, arranger, conductor.
NYC, September 7, 1951
621-2Tierra Va TremblaNorgran MGN-31; Verve MGV-2024
622-2Vamos Pa La Rumba-
623-2Mambo Karule-
624-3Frizilandia-
* Verve MGV-2024   Chico O'Farrill And His Latin Orchestra - Music From South America
* Norgran MGN-31   Chico O'Farrill

Chico O'Farrill And His Latin Orchestra

Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis, trumpet; Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito, trombone; George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Rene Hernandez, piano; Roberto Rodriguez, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Luis Miranda, congas; Candido, Jose Mangual, bongos; Ubaldo Nieto, timbales; Bobby Escoto, vocals; Chico O'Farrill, arranger, conductor.: add Bobby Escoto, vocals.
NYC, November 24, 1951
636-5Peanut VendorMercury 89019; Clef MGC-699; Norgran MGN-31; Verve MGV-2024
637-6Ill WindClef MGC-699
638-4MalaguenaMercury 89019; Clef MGC-699; Norgran MGN-31; Verve MGV-2024
639-4Mambo KumlaClef unissued
640-3CastagliaNorgran 127, MGN-31; Verve MGV-2024
641-1Havana SpecialNorgran 127, MGN-9; Verve VE-2-2522
642-5CariocaMercury 8966; Clef MGC-639; Norgran MGN-31; Verve MGV-2024, MGV-8194, VE-2-2522
643-2Fiesta TimeVerve VE-2-2522
* Clef MGC-699; Verve MGV-8083   Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra - Jazz North Of The Border And South Of The Border
* Verve MGV-2024   Chico O'Farrill And His Latin Orchestra - Music From South America
* Verve VE-2-2522   Machito, Chico O'Farrill, Dizzy Gillespie - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Clef MGC-639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Verve MGV-8194   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Norgran MGN-31   Chico O'Farrill
* Norgran MGN-9   Chico O'Farrill - The Second Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite
* Mercury 89019, 89019x45; Clef 89019, 89019x45   Chico O'Farrill - Peanut Vendor / Malaguena
* Norgran 127   Chico O'Farrill - Castaglia / Havana Special
* Mercury 8966, 8966x45; Clef 8966, 8966x45   Chico O'Farrill - Flamingo / Carioca

Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano, vocals; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, November 25, 1951
631-4Turtle NeckARS G-415; Verve MGV-8341; Mosaic MD7-241
632-8It's Easy To RememberClef 89113, MGC-695; Mosaic MD7-241
633-6PooperClef 89113; Mosaic MD7-241
634-6Love For SaleMercury 8959, MGC-603; Mosaic MD7-241
635-5Until The Real Thing Comes AlongMercury 8959, MGC-127; Clef MGC-695; Mosaic MD7-241
* ARS G-415   Oscar Peterson - An Oscar For Peterson
* Verve MGV-8341   Various Artists - Special College Jazz Album: Complimentary Record
* Clef MGC-695; Verve MGV-2045   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson
= Verve MGV-8079   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson (not released)
* Mercury MGC-603; Clef MGC-603   Oscar Peterson Plays Cole Porter
* Mosaic MD7-241   The Complete Clef/Mercury Recordings Of Oscar Peterson Trio
* Mercury MGC-127; Clef MGC-127   Oscar Peterson - Collates #2
* Clef 89113, 89113x45   Oscar Peterson - It's Easy To Remember / Pooper
* Mercury 8959, 8959x45; Clef 8959, 8959x45   Oscar Peterson - Love For Sale / Until The Real Thing Comes Along

Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; unidentified orchestra, George Williams, director.
NYC, December, 1951
644-6Basin Street BluesMercury 8962, MGC-113; Clef MGC-704
645-2I Remember Harlem-
646-4Easter ParadeMercury 8975, MGC-113; Clef MGC-704
647-3I See Everybody's Baby-
* Clef MGC-704; Verve MGV-8088   Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra - Rockin' Chair
* Mercury MGC-113; Clef MGC-113; Universal (J) UCCV-9047   Roy Eldridge - Collates
* Mercury 8962, 8962x45; Clef 8962, 8962x45   Roy Eldridge - Basin Street Blues / I Remember Harlem
* Mercury 8975, 8975x45; Clef 8975, 8975x45   Roy Eldridge - Easter Parade / I See Everybody's Baby

Chico O'Farrill And His Latin Orchestra

Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis, trumpet; Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito, trombone; George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Rene Hernandez, piano; Roberto Rodriguez, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Luis Miranda, congas; Candido, Jose Mangual, bongos; Ubaldo Nieto, timbales; Chico O'Farrill, arranger, conductor.
NYC, 1951
563-3AvocadoesClef MGC-131; Verve MGV-2024, VE-2-2522
564-2TabooClef 89050, MGC-131; Verve MGV-2024
565-3JATP MamboMercury 8985; Clef MGC-131; Verve MGV-2024, VE-2-2522
566-3DuermeClef MGC-131; Verve MGV-2024
567-2AlemendraClef MGC-131; Verve MGV-2024, VE-2-2522
568-1The DisappearanceClef 89050, MGC-131; Verve MGV-2024, VE-2-2522
569-2Cuban BluesMercury 8985; Clef MGC-131; Verve MGV-2024, VE-2-2522
570-2Sin TituloClef MGC-131; Verve MGV-2024
* Verve MGV-2024   Chico O'Farrill And His Latin Orchestra - Music From South America
* Verve VE-2-2522   Machito, Chico O'Farrill, Dizzy Gillespie - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Clef MGC-131   Chico O'Farrill Afro Cuban
* Clef 89050, 89050x45   Chico O'Farrill - Taboo / The Disappearance
* Mercury 8985, 8985x45; Clef 8985, 8985x45   Chico O'Farrill - JATP Mambo / Cuban Blues