Verve Records Discography: 1952

1952

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; Joe Marshall, drums.

NYC, January 13, 1952

656-3SidewaysMercury 8961, MGC-111; Norgran MGN-1048
657-7A Pound Of BluesMercury 8961, MGC-111; Norgran MGN-1035, MGN-1048
658-3WhamMercury 89058; Clef MGC-151; Norgran MGN-1048, MGN-1059
659-2Who's ExcitedMercury 8977, 8977 (alt.), MGC-111; Norgran MGN-1059

* Norgran MGN-1048   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - Castle Rock   1955
= Verve MGV-8139   -   1957
* Norgran MGN-1035   Benny Carter, Charlie Parker, Johnny Hodges, Willie Smith - Alto Sax   1955
= Verve MGV-8126   -   1957
* Norgran MGN-1059   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - In A Tender Mood   1956
= Verve MGV-8149   -   1957
* Mercury MGC-111; Clef MGC-111   Johnny Hodges Collates   1952
* Clef MGC-151   Swing With Johnny Hodges   not released
= Norgran MGN-1   -   1954
* Mercury 8961, 8961x45; Clef 8961, 8961x45   Johnny Hodges - Sideways / A Pound Of Blues
* Mercury 89058, 89058x45; Clef 89058, 89058x45   Johnny Hodges - Wham / Come Sunday   1953
* Mercury 8977, 8977x45   Johnny Hodges - Who's Excited / Below The Azores
* Mercury 8977 (alt.), 8977x45 (alt.); Clef 8977, 8977x45   Johnny Hodges - Who's Excited / Sweeping The Blues Away

The Bill Harris Herd

Eddie Bert, Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson, trombone; Bart Varsalona, bass trombone; Jack Greenberg, Sam Marowitz, Pete Mondello, Murray Williams, sax; Ralph Burns, piano; Chubby Jackson, bass; Don Lamond, drums.

NYC, January 15, 1952

648-2You're BlaseMercury 8969, MGC-125; Norgran MGN-1062
649-1Bill Not Phil-
650-3D'AnjouMercury 89023, MGC-125; Norgran MGN-1062
651-4ImaginationClef 89069; Mercury MGC-125; Norgran MGN-1062

* Norgran MGN-1062   Bill Harris And His Orchestra Featuring Chubby Jackson - Bill Harris Herd   1956
= Verve MGV-8152   -   not released
* Mercury MGC-125; Clef MGC-125   Bill Harris Collates   1953
* Mercury 8969, 8969x45; Clef 8969, 8969x45   Bill Harris - You're Blase / Bill Not Phil
* Mercury 89023, 89023x45; Clef 89023, 89023x45   Bill Harris - D'Anjou / Gloomy Sunday   1953
* Clef 89069, 89069x45   Bill Harris - Imagination / Blackstrap   1953

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; Joe Marshall, drums.

NYC, January 17, 1952

660-2Sweeping The Blues AwayMercury 8977 (alt.), MGC-111; Norgran MGN-1059
661-2Day DreamNorgran MGN-1004
662-1Standing Room OnlyNorgran MGN-1059
663-4Below The AzoresMercury 8977, MGC-128; Norgran MGN-1059

* Norgran MGN-1059   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - In A Tender Mood   1956
= Verve MGV-8149   -   1957
* Norgran MGN-1004   Memories Of Ellington By Johnny Hodges   1954
= Norgran MGN-1092   In A Mellow Tone By Johnny Hodges   1956
= Verve MGV-8180   -   1957
* Mercury MGC-111; Clef MGC-111   Johnny Hodges Collates   1952
* Mercury MGC-128; Clef MGC-128   Johnny Hodges Collates No. 2   1953
* Mercury 8977 (alt.), 8977x45 (alt.); Clef 8977, 8977x45   Johnny Hodges - Who's Excited / Sweeping The Blues Away
* Mercury 8977, 8977x45   Johnny Hodges - Who's Excited / Below The Azores

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Joe Newman, Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ernie Wilkins, alto, tenor sax; Floyd Johnson, Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Neal Hefti, arranger.

NYC, January 17, 1952

665-4New Basie BluesMercury 8964, MGC-120; Clef MGC-685; Verve VE-2-2542
666-4Sure Thing-
667-2Why NotMercury 8988, MGC-120; Clef MGC-685; Verve VE-2-2542
668-4Fawncy Meeting You-

* Clef MGC-685   The Count!   1955
= Verve MGV-8070   -   1957
* Verve VE-2-2542   Count Basie - Paradise Squat   1982
* Mercury MGC-120; Clef MGC-120   Count Basie And His Orchestra   1952
* Mercury 8964, 8964x45; Clef 8964, 8964x45   Count Basie - New Basie Blues / Sure Thing   1952
* Mercury 8988, 8988x45; Clef 8988, 8988x45   Count Basie - Why Not / Fawncy Meeting You   1952

Charlie Parker With Joe Lippman Orchestra

Chris Griffin, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin, trumpet; Will Bradley, Bill Harris, trombone; unknown, flute, oboe; Toots Mondello, Charlie Parker, Murray Williams, alto sax; Art Drellinger, Hank Ross, tenor sax; Stan Webb, baritone sax; Verley Mills, harp; Lou Stein, piano; Art Ryerson, guitar; Bob Haggart, bass; Don Lamond, drums; unidentified strings, Joe Lippman, arranger, conductor.

First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, January 22, 1952

675-2TemptationMercury 11088, MGC-609; Verve VE-2-2523
676-3LoverMercury 11089, MGC-609; Verve MGV-8000, VE-2-2523
677-4Autumn In New YorkMercury 11088, MGC-609; Verve V3HB-8840, VE-2-2523
678-4Stella By StarlightMercury 11089, MGC-609; Verve VE-2-2523

* Mercury MGC-609; Clef MGC-609   Charlie Parker Big Band   1954
= Clef MGC-725   Charlie Parker - Night And Day   not released
= Clef MGC-5003   Charlie Parker And His Orchestra - Night And Day: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #1   1956
= Verve MGV-8003   -   1957
* Verve VE-2-2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years (1952-54)   1977
* Verve MGV-8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1   1956+
= Verve MGV-8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story   1956+
* Verve V3HB-8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement   1974
* Mercury 11088, 11088x45; Clef 11088, 11088x45   Charlie Parker - Autumn In New York / Temptation
* Mercury 11089, 11089x45; Clef 11089, 11089x45   Charlie Parker - Lover / Stella By Starlight

Anita O'Day With Ralph Burns' Orchestra

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Ralph Burns, piano, arranger; Al McKibbon, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Anita O'Day, vocals.

NYC, January 22, 1952

671-2Lover Come Back To MeMercury 8967; Clef MGC-130; Norgran MGN-1049
672-3Lullaby Of The LeavesMercury 8989; Clef MGC-130; Norgran MGN-1049
673-1Rock 'N Roll BluesMercury 8967; Clef MGC-130; Norgran MGN-1049
674-2Love For SaleMercury 8989; Clef MGC-130; Norgran MGN-1049

* Norgran MGN-1049   Anita O'Day Sings Jazz   1955
= Verve MGV-8140   Anita O'Day - The Lady Is A Tramp   not released
= Verve MGV-2049   -   1957
* Clef MGC-130   Anita O'Day Collates   1953
* Mercury 8967, 8967x45; Clef 8967, 8967x45   Anita O'Day - Lover Come Back To Me / Rock 'N Roll Blues
* Mercury 8989, 8989x45; Clef 8989, 8989x45   Anita O'Day - Lullaby Of The Leaves / Love For Sale

Charlie Parker Sextet

Benny Harris, trumpet #1-9,11; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Max Roach, drums; possibly Jose Mangual, bongos.

NYC, January 23, 1952

1. 679-4Mama InezMercury 11092, MGC-513; Verve MGV-8008, VE-2-2523
2. 680-1La CucarachaVerve (J) J00J 29001/10
3. 680-2--
4. 680-3-Mercury 11093, MGC-513; Verve MGV-8008, VE-2-2523
5. 680-4-Verve (J) J00J 29001/10
6. 681-2Estrellita-
7. 681-4--
8. 681-5--
9. 681-6-Mercury 11094, MGC-513; Verve MGV-8008, VE-2-2523
10. 682-3Begin The BeguineMercury 11094, MGC-513; Verve MGV-8008, MGV-8002, VE-2-2523
11. 683-1La PalomaMercury 11091, MGC-513; Verve MGV-8008, VE-2-2523

* Verve MGV-8008   Charlie Parker And His Orchestra - Fiesta: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #6   1956+
* Verve VE-2-2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years (1952-54)   1977
* Verve MGV-8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3   1956+
= Verve MGV-8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story   1956+
* Verve (J) J00J 29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird   1988
* Mercury MGC-513   Charlie Parker - South Of The Border   1952
= Clef MGC-513   -   1954
* Mercury 11092, 11092x45; Clef 11092, 11092x45   Charlie Parker - Up Poquito De Tu Amor / Mama Inez
* Mercury 11093, 11093x45; Clef 11093, 11093x45   Charlie Parker - My Little Suede Shoes / La Cucaracha
* Mercury 11094, 11094x45; Clef 11094, 11094x45   Charlie Parker - Estrellita / Begin The Beguine
* Mercury 11091, 11091x45; Clef 11091, 11091x45   Charlie Parker - Tico Tico / La Paloma

Bulee Gaillard And His Southern Fried Orchestra

Harry Carney or Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Slim Gaillard as Bulee Gaillard, guitar, vocals; unidentified strings, and others.

NYC, January 24, 1952

684-2St. Louis BluesMercury 8998, MGC-126; Verve MGV-2013
685-1I Know What To Do-
686-3Tax Payer's BluesMercury 8970, MGC-126; Verve MGV-2013
687-2Eatin' With The Boogie-

* Verve MGV-2013   Chef Slim Gaillard - Smorgasbord...Help Yourself!   1956
* Mercury MGC-126; Clef MGC-126   Slim Gaillard Mish Mash   1953
* Mercury 8998, 8998x45; Clef 8998, 8998x45   Bulee Gaillard - St. Louis Blues / I Know What To Do
* Mercury 8970, 8970x45; Clef 8970, 8970x45   Bulee Gaillard - Tax Payer's Blues / Eatin' With The Boogie

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Joe Newman, Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ernie Wilkins, alto, tenor sax; Floyd Johnson, Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Neal Hefti, Sy Oliver, arranger.

NYC, January 25, 1952

688-6Jive At FiveMercury 8987, MGC-120; Clef MGC-729; Verve VE-2-2542
689-5No NameClef MGC-148, MGC-729; Verve VE-2-2542
690-5Redhead-
691-5Every TubMercury 8987, MGC-120; Clef MGC-729; Verve VE-2-2542

* Clef MGC-729   Basie Rides Again!   not released
= Verve MGV-8108   -   1956+
* Verve VE-2-2542   Count Basie - Paradise Squat   1982
* Mercury MGC-120; Clef MGC-120   Count Basie And His Orchestra   1952
* Clef MGC-148   Count Basie Big Band   1954
* Mercury 8987, 8987x45; Clef 8987, 8987x45   Count Basie - Jive At Five / Every Tub   1952

The Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Irving Ashby, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.

Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1952

692-2You Go To My HeadMercury 89006, MGC-119; Verve MGV-2004; Mosaic MD7-241
693-3They Can't Take That Away From MeMercury 89009, MGC-119; Verve MGV-2004; Mosaic MD7-241
694-3There's A Small HotelMercury 89007, MGC-119; Verve MGV-2004; Mosaic MD7-241
695-2You Turned The Tables On MeMercury 89006, MGC-119; Verve MGV-2004; Mosaic MD7-241
696-1These Foolish ThingsMercury 89008, MGC-119; Clef MGC-695; Verve MGV-2004; Mosaic MD7-241
697-2I Can't Get StartedMercury 89007, MGC-119; Verve MGV-2004; Mosaic MD7-241
698-1Blue MoonMercury 89009, MGC-119; Verve MGV-2004; Mosaic MD7-241
699-2East Of The SunMercury 89008, MGC-119; Verve MGV-2004; Mosaic MD7-241
700-1Funky BluesClef unissued, master no longer exists

* Verve MGV-2004   Pastel Moods By Oscar Peterson   1956
* Clef MGC-695   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson   1956
= Verve MGV-8079   -   not released
= Verve MGV-2045   -   1957
* Mosaic MD7-241   The Complete Clef/Mercury Recordings Of Oscar Peterson Trio   2008
* Mercury MGC-119; Clef MGC-119   Oscar Peterson Plays Pretty   1952
* Mercury 89006, 89006x45; Clef 89006, 89006x45   Oscar Peterson - You Go To My Head / You Turned The Tables On Me   1952
* Mercury 89009, 89009x45; Clef 89009, 89009x45   Oscar Peterson - They Can't Take That Away From Me / Blue Moon   1952
* Mercury 89007, 89007x45; Clef 89007, 89007x45   Oscar Peterson - There's A Small Hotel / I Can't Get Started With You   1952
* Mercury 89008, 89008x45; Clef 89008, 89008x45   Oscar Peterson - These Foolish Things / East Of The Sun   1952

Slim Gaillard And His Orchestra

Slim Gaillard, guitar, vocals; and others.

NYC, January, 1952

669-2I Only Have Eyes For YouMercury 5792; Clef MGC-138; Verve MGV-2013
670-3As You Are-

* Verve MGV-2013   Chef Slim Gaillard - Smorgasbord...Help Yourself!   1956
* Clef MGC-138   Slim Gaillard Cavorts   1953
* Mercury 5792, 5792x45   Slim Gaillard - I Only Have Eyes For You / As You Are

The Oscar Peterson Quartet

Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums #1-8.

Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 1952

1. 701-1The Astaire BluesMercury MGC-116; Clef MGC-688; Mosaic MD7-241
2. 702-1Tea For TwoARS G-415; Mosaic MD7-241
3. 703-1Slow DownClef MGC-698; Mosaic MD7-241
4. 704-1Oh, Lady Be GoodClef MGC-168, MGC-688; Mosaic MD7-241
5. 705-1Body And SoulClef MGC-168, MGC-688; Norgran MGN-1036; Mosaic MD7-241
6. 706-1Stompin' At The SavoyMercury MGC-116; Clef MGC-688; Verve VSP/VSPS-13; Mosaic MD7-241
7. 707-2Rough Ridin'Mercury 8976, MGC-127; Verve MGV-2032; Mosaic MD7-241
8. 708-1Just One Of Those ThingsMercury 8999, MGC-603; Mosaic MD7-241
9. 709-3Too Marvelous For WordsVerve MGV-2012; Mosaic MD7-241
10. 710-1But Not For MeMercury 8976, MGC-127; Verve MGV-2012; Mosaic MD7-241

* Clef MGC-688   The Oscar Peterson Quartet   1955
= Verve MGV-8072   The Oscar Peterson Quartet #1   1957
* ARS G-415   Oscar Peterson - An Oscar For Peterson   1950s
* Clef MGC-698   An Evening With Oscar Peterson   1956
= Verve MGV-8082   -   not released
= Verve MGV-2048   -   1957
* Norgran MGN-1036   Piano Interpretations By Oscar Peterson, Art Tatum, Teddy Wilson, Bud Powell   1955
= Verve MGV-8127   -   1957
* Verve VSP/VSPS-13   Various Artists - Piano Modern   1966
* Verve MGV-2032   Various Artists - Potpourri Of Jazz   1956
* Mercury MGC-603; Clef MGC-603   Oscar Peterson Plays Cole Porter   1953
= Verve MGV-8032   -   not released
* Verve MGV-2012   The Vocal Styling Of Oscar Peterson - Romance   1956
* Mosaic MD7-241   The Complete Clef/Mercury Recordings Of Oscar Peterson Trio   2008
* Mercury MGC-116; Clef MGC-116   Oscar Peterson Quartet   1952
* Clef MGC-168   Oscar Peterson Quartet Album #2   1955
* Mercury MGC-127; Clef MGC-127   Oscar Peterson Collates No. 2   1953
* Mercury 8976, 8976x45; Clef 8976, 8976x45   Oscar Peterson - Rough Ridin' / But Not For Me   1952
* Mercury 8999, 8999x45; Clef 8999, 8999x45   Oscar Peterson - Just One Of Those Things / Willow Weep For Me   1952

Flip Phillips And His Orchestra

Allen Smith, trumpet; Charlie Etter, trombone; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Jerome Richardson, baritone sax; Richard Wyands, piano; Vernon Alley, bass; Earl Watkins, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, February, 1952

711-5GoodbyeMercury 8978; Clef MGC-692
712-3Salute To Pres-
713-3Swedish PastryClef MGC-692
714FlippingClef unissued

* Clef MGC-692   Flip Phillips And His Orchestra - Swinging With Flip   1956
= Verve MGV-8076   -   1957
* Mercury 8978, 8978x45; Clef 8978, 8978x45   Flip Phillips - Goodbye / Salute To Pres

The Gene Krupa Trio

Charlie Ventura, tenor, baritone sax; Teddy Napoleon, piano; Gene Krupa, drums.

NYC, March 19, 1952

725-1St. Louis BluesMercury MGC-121; Clef MGC-639, MGC-703; Verve MGV-8195; Norgran MGN-1103
726-3-Mercury 8983
727-1Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm GoneMercury 8984, MGC-121; Clef MGC-703
728-1StardustMercury 8983, MGC-121; Clef MGC-703
729-1PerdidoMercury MGC-121; Clef MGC-703
730-3-Mercury 8990
731-3Fine's IdeaMercury 8990, MGC-121; Clef MGC-703
732-5 | 62VK231 | 63VK629Drum BoogieMercury 8984, MGC-121; Clef MGC-703; Verve VK-115, V/V6-8571, V/V6-8594

* Clef MGC-639   Various Artists - Our Best   1955
* Clef MGC-703   Gene Krupa His Trio And Sextet - Drum Boogie   1956
= Verve MGV-8087   -   1957
* Verve MGV-8195   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #2   1956+
* Norgran MGN-1103   Charlie Ventura - Charlie's Parley   not released
* Verve V/V6-8571   The Essential Gene Krupa   1963
* Verve V/V6-8594   The Best Of Gene Krupa - Verve's Choice!   1964
* Mercury MGC-121; Clef MGC-121   The Gene Krupa Trio Collates   1952
* Verve VK-115   Gene Krupa - Disc Jockey Jump / Drum Boogie   1962
* Mercury 8983, 8983x45; Clef 8983, 8983x45   Gene Krupa - St. Louis Blues / Stardust   1952
* Mercury 8984, 8984x45; Clef 8984, 8984x45   Gene Krupa - Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone / Drum Boogie   1952
* Mercury 8990, 8990x45; Clef 8990, 8990x45   Gene Krupa - Perdido / Fine's Idea   1952

The Bill Harris Herd

Chuck Frankenhouser, Bernie Glow, Neal Hefti, Al Porcino, Nick Travis, trumpet; Eddie Bert, Vernon Friley, Bill Harris, trombone; Bart Varsalona, bass trombone; George Berg, Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick, Pete Mondello, Murray Williams, sax; Ralph Burns, piano; Sam Herman, guitar; Clyde Lombardi, bass; Tiny Kahn, drums.

NYC, March 19, 1952

733-6BlackstrapClef 89069; Mercury MGC-125; Norgran MGN-1062
734-1Gloomy SundayMercury 89023, MGC-125; Norgran MGN-1062
735-4BijouMercury 8997, MGC-125; Norgran MGN-1062
736-2Poogerini-

* Norgran MGN-1062   Bill Harris And His Orchestra Featuring Chubby Jackson - Bill Harris Herd   1956
= Verve MGV-8152   -   not released
* Mercury MGC-125; Clef MGC-125   Bill Harris Collates   1953
* Clef 89069, 89069x45   Bill Harris - Imagination / Blackstrap   1953
* Mercury 89023, 89023x45; Clef 89023, 89023x45   Bill Harris - D'Anjou / Gloomy Sunday   1953
* Mercury 8997, 8997x45; Clef 8997, 8997x45   Bill Harris - Bijou / Poogerini

Flip Phillips And His Orchestra

Al Porcino, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Charlie Kennedy, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Mickey Crane, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Clyde Lombardi, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, March 21, 1952

749-3Someone To Watch Over MeClef MGC-158, MGC-692
750-3I'm Putting All My Eggs In One BasketClef 89111, MGC-158, MGC-692
751-2Singing In The Rain-
752-2GinaClef MGC-158, MGC-692

* Clef MGC-692   Flip Phillips And His Orchestra - Swinging With Flip   1956
= Verve MGV-8076   -   1957
* Clef MGC-158   Jumping Moods By Flip Phillips   1954
* Clef 89111, 89111x45   Flip Phillips - I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket / Singing In The Rain   1954

Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra

Russell Jacquet, Joe Newman, Elmon Wright, Lammar Wright, trumpet; Henry Coker, Matthew Gee, trombone; Ernie Henry, Earl Warren, alto sax; Lowell Hastings, Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; John Acea, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Al Lucas, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums; A.K. Salim, arranger.

NYC, March 21, 1952

753-5Boot 'Em UpClef 89073, MGC-622, MGC-700; Verve VE-2-2544
754-7BluesitisMercury 8993, MGC-129; Clef MGC-700; Verve VE-2-2544
755-3Swinging Home-

* Clef MGC-622   Jazz Moods By Illinois Jacquet   1954
* Clef MGC-700   Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra - Jazz Moods   1956
= Verve MGV-8084   -   1957
* Verve VE-2-2544   Illinois Jacquet - The Cool Rage   1982
* Mercury MGC-129; Clef MGC-129   Illinois Jacquet Collates No. 2   1953
* Clef 89073, 89073x45   Illinois Jacquet - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / Boot 'Em Up   1953
* Mercury 8993, 8993x45; Clef 8993, 8993x45   Illinois Jacquet - Bluesitis / Swinging Home

Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Al Porcino, Dick Sherman, Al Stewart, Nick Travis, trumpet; Eddie Bert, Carl Elmer, Fred Zito, trombone; Lennie Hambro, Charlie Kennedy, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Gene DiNovi, piano; Clyde Lombardi, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Chico O'Farrill, arranger, conductor.

NYC, March 24, 1952

737-3Heat WaveClef MGC-132, MGC-699
738-2It Ain't Necessarily SoMercury 8986; Clef MGC-132, MGC-699
739-3Guess What-
740-2Cry Baby BluesClef MGC-132, MGC-699

* Clef MGC-699   Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra - Jazz North Of The Border And South Of The Border   1956
= Verve MGV-8083   -   1957
* Clef MGC-132   Chico O'Farrill Jazz   1953
* Mercury 8986, 8986x45; Clef 8986, 8986x45   Chico O'Farrill - It Ain't Necessarily So / Guess What

Charlie Parker With Joe Lippman Orchestra

Jimmy Maxwell, Carl Pool, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin, trumpet; Bill Harris, Lou McGarity, trombone; Bart Varsalona, bass trombone; Charlie Parker, Harry Terrill, Murray Williams, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Hank Ross, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Joe Lippman, arranger, conductor.

First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, March 25, 1952

756-5Night And DayMercury 11096, MGC-609; Verve VE-2-2523
757-4Almost Like Being In LoveMercury 11102, MGC-609; Verve VE-2-2523
758-1I Can't Get StartedMercury 11096, MGC-609; Verve VE-2-2523
759-5 | 62VK453What Is This Thing Called LoveMercury 11102, MGC-609; Verve MGV-8000, PR-2-3, VE-2-2523

* Mercury MGC-609; Clef MGC-609   Charlie Parker Big Band   1954
= Clef MGC-725   Charlie Parker - Night And Day   not released
= Clef MGC-5003   Charlie Parker And His Orchestra - Night And Day: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #1   1956
= Verve MGV-8003   -   1957
* Verve VE-2-2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years (1952-54)   1977
* Verve MGV-8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1   1956+
= Verve MGV-8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story   1956+
* Verve PR-2-3   Various Artists - The Greatest Names In Jazz   1962
* Mercury 11096, 11096x45; Clef 11096, 11096x45   Charlie Parker - Night And Day / I Can't Get Started
* Mercury 11102, 11102x45; Clef 11102, 11102x45   Charlie Parker - Almost Like Being In Love / What Is This Thing Called Love

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Al Sears, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Barney Richmond, bass; Joe Marshall, drums.

San Francisco, CA, March 25, 1952

760-4TenderlyMercury 89000, MGC-128; Norgran MGN-1059
761-5Sweet Georgia BrownNorgran MGN-1059
762-3Duke's BluesMercury 89018, MGC-128; Norgran MGN-1059
763-6Tea For TwoMercury 8991, MGC-128; Norgran MGN-1059

* Norgran MGN-1059   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - In A Tender Mood   1956
= Verve MGV-8149   -   1957
* Mercury MGC-128; Clef MGC-128   Johnny Hodges Collates No. 2   1953
* Mercury 89000, 89000x45; Clef 89000, 89000x45   Johnny Hodges - What's I'm Gotchere / Tenderly   1952
* Mercury 89018, 89018x45; Clef 89018, 89018x45   Johnny Hodges - Duke's Blues Part 1 & 2   1952
* Mercury 8991, 8991x45; Clef 8991, 8991x45   Johnny Hodges - Tea For Two / Rosanne

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1952

764-3East Of The SunMercury 89005, MGC-118; Clef MGC-690
765-1Blue MoonMercury 89004, MGC-118; Clef MGC-690; Verve 2-V6S-8816
766-1You Go To My HeadMercury 89004, MGC-118; Clef MGC-690; Verve MGV-8338-2, V6-8808
767-2You Turned The Tables On MeMercury MGC-118; Clef MGC-690
767-5-Mercury 89003
768-1Easy To LoveMercury 89003, MGC-118; Clef MGC-690; Verve MGV-8338-2, 2-V6S-8816
769-3These Foolish ThingsMercury 89002, MGC-118; Clef MGC-690; Verve V-10181, MGV-8338-2, V6-8808
770-3I Only Have Eyes For YouMercury 89002, MGC-118; Clef MGC-690; Verve 2-V6S-8816
771-1SolitudeMercury 89005, MGC-118; Clef MGC-690; Verve MGV-8338-2, V6-8808

* Clef MGC-690   Songs By Billie Holiday - Solitude   1956
= Verve MGV-8074   -   1957
= Verve VE-2-2503   Billie Holiday - The First Verve Sessions   1976
* Verve 2-V6S-8816   The History Of The Real Billie Holiday   1973
* Verve MGV-8338-2   A Memorial Album Of Billie Holiday's Greatest Performances... - The Unforgettable Lady Day   1959
* Verve V6-8808   The Best Of Billie Holiday   1972
* Mercury MGC-118; Clef MGC-118   Billie Holiday   1952
* Verve V-10181   Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit / These Foolish Things   1959
* Mercury 89005, 89005x45; Clef 89005, 89005x45   Billie Holiday - East Of The Sun / Solitude   1952
* Mercury 89004, 89004x45; Clef 89004, 89004x45   Billie Holiday - Blue Moon / You Go To My Head   1952
* Mercury 89003, 89003x45; Clef 89003, 89003x45   Billie Holiday - You Turned The Tables On Me / Easy To Love   1952
* Mercury 89002, 89002x45; Clef 89002, 89002x45   Billie Holiday - These Foolish Things / I Only Have Eyes For You   1952

Nick Esposito Sextet

Bennie Green, trombone; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Nick Esposito, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

San Francisco, CA, March, 1952

772-5Empty Ballroom BluesMercury 89010; Verve (J) 70MJ 3234/7
773-8CherryClef 89053; Verve (J) 70MJ 3234/7
774-2San Francisco Blues-
775-5Love Is Just Around The CornerMercury 89010; Verve (J) 70MJ 3234/7

* Verve (J) 70MJ 3234/7   Various Artists - The Verve Collectors' Item   1983
* Mercury 89010, 89010x45; Clef 89010, 89010x45   Nick Esposito - Empty Ballroom Blues / Love Is Just Around The Corner   1952
* Clef 89053, 89053x45   Nick Esposito - Cherry / San Francisco Blues   1953

Flip Phillips And His Orchestra

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, March, 1952

776-6If I Had YouMercury 8994; Clef MGC-158, MGC-692
777-13CottontailMercury 89022; Clef MGC-158, MGC-692
778-2Blues For The Midgets-
779-2What Is This Thing Called Love?Mercury 8994; Clef MGC-158, MGC-692

* Clef MGC-692   Flip Phillips And His Orchestra - Swinging With Flip   1956
= Verve MGV-8076   -   1957
* Clef MGC-158   Jumping Moods By Flip Phillips   1954
* Mercury 8994, 8994x45; Clef 8994, 8994x45   Flip Phillips - If I Had You / What Is This Thing Called Love?
* Mercury 89022, 89022x45; Clef 89022, 89022x45   Flip Phillips - Cottontail / Blues For The Midgets   1953

Al Hibbler

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

Los Angeles, CA, April 1, 1952

780-2PleaseMercury 89011; Norgran MGN-4; Verve MGV-4000
781-3Believe It Beloved-
782-3There Is No Greater LoveMercury 89046; Norgran MGN-4; Verve MGV-4000
783-5It Must Be True-

* Verve MGV-4000   Al Hibbler Sings Love Songs   1956
* Norgran MGN-4   Al Hibbler Favorites   1954
* Mercury 89011, 89011x45; Clef 89011, 89011x45   Al Hibbler, Johnny Hodges - Please / Believe It Beloved   1952
* Mercury 89046, 89046x45; Clef 89046, 89046x45   Al Hibbler, Johnny Hodges - There Is No Greater Love / It Must Be True   1953

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, April, 1952

784-1Everything I Have Is YoursClef MGC-161, MGC-690; Verve MGV-8338-2
785-4Love For SaleClef MGC-161, MGC-690; Verve 2-V6S-8816
786-4Moon GlowClef MGC-161, MGC-690; Verve MGV-8338-2
787-3TenderlyClef 89064, MGC-144, MGC-690
788-1If The Moon Turns GreenClef 89108
788-2-Clef MGC-161, MGC-686; Verve MGV-8338-2
789-2RememberClef 89096
789-3-Clef MGC-144, MGC-686; Verve MGV-8338-2
790-1Autumn In New YorkClef MGC-161, MGC-686
790-7-Clef 89108

* Clef MGC-690   Songs By Billie Holiday - Solitude   1956
= Verve MGV-8074   -   1957
= Verve VE-2-2503   Billie Holiday - The First Verve Sessions   1976
* Verve MGV-8338-2   A Memorial Album Of Billie Holiday's Greatest Performances... - The Unforgettable Lady Day   1959
* Verve 2-V6S-8816   The History Of The Real Billie Holiday   1973
* Clef MGC-686   Recital By Billie Holiday   1955
= Verve MGV-8027   -   1957
= Verve VE-2-2503   Billie Holiday - The First Verve Sessions   1976
* Clef MGC-161   Billie Holiday   1954
* Clef MGC-144   An Evening With Billie Holiday   1953
* Clef 89064, 89064x45   Billie Holiday - Tenderly / Stormy Weather   1953
* Clef 89108, 89108x45   Billie Holiday - If The Moon Turns Green / Autumn In New York   1954
* Clef 89096, 89096x45   Billie Holiday - Remember / Can't Face The Music   1954

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Roy Caton, Don Fagerquist, John Howell, Jack Scarda, trumpet; Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green, trombone; Woody Herman, clarinet, alto sax, vocals; Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Sam Staff, baritone sax, flute; Nat Pierce, piano, celeste; Chubby Jackson, bass; Sonny Igoe, drums.

NYC, May 30, 1952

P47506Blues In AdvanceMars M-100; Verve MGV-2030
P47507Jump In LineMars M-200; Verve MGV-2030
P47508 | 63VK535TerrisitaMars M-100; Verve MGV-8216
P47509 | 63VK541Stompin' At The SavoyMars M-200; Verve MGV-8207, MGV-8216

* Verve MGV-2030   Woody Herman - Early Autumn   1956
* Verve MGV-8216   Woody Herman And His Orchestra - Men From Mars   1957
= Verve V/V6-8558   The Woody Herman Big Band - Hey! Heard The Herd?   1963
* Verve MGV-8207   Various Artists - Here Come The Swinging Bands   1957
* Mars M-100   Woody Herman - Blues In Advance / Terrisita   1952
* Mars M-200   Woody Herman - Jump In Line / Stompin' At The Savoy   1952

Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.

Los Angeles, CA, May or June, 1952

791-8That Makes A Difference To MeMosaic MD7-241
792-5Autumn In New York-
793-1Little Boy (as Pettiford's Tune)Clef 89139; Mosaic MD7-241
794-5You Go To My HeadMosaic MD7-241
795-6Thou SwellClef MGC-624; Mosaic MD7-241
796-3Willow Weep For MeMercury 8999; Clef MGC-694; Mosaic MD7-241
796-4-Mosaic MD7-241
797-1Minor Blues-

* Clef MGC-624   Oscar Peterson Plays Richard Rodgers   1954
* Clef MGC-694   Recital By Oscar Peterson   1956
= Verve MGV-8078   -   not released
= Verve MGV-2044   -   1957
* Mosaic MD7-241   The Complete Clef/Mercury Recordings Of Oscar Peterson Trio   2008
* Clef 89139, 89139x45   Oscar Peterson - Minor Blues / Pettiford's Tune   1955
* Mercury 8999, 8999x45; Clef 8999, 8999x45   Oscar Peterson - Just One Of Those Things / Willow Weep For Me   1952

Gene Krupa Trio At JATP

Charlie Ventura, tenor, baritone sax; Teddy Napoleon, piano; Gene Krupa, drums.

live in NYC, June, 1952

The Man I LoveMercury MGC-500

* Mercury MGC-500   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Featuring The Gene Krupa Trio   1952
= Clef MGC-500; Mercury MGC-600   -   not released
= Clef MGC-600   -   1953
= Verve MGV-8031   -   1956+

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Roy Caton, Don Fagerquist, Lee Fortier, John Howell, trumpet; Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green, trombone; Woody Herman, clarinet, alto sax, vocals; Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Sam Staff, baritone sax, flute; Nat Pierce, piano, celeste; Chubby Jackson, bass; Sonny Igoe, drums; Dolly Houston, vocals.

NYC, July 7, 1952

P47512Early AutumnMars M-300; Verve MGV-2030
P47513 | 63VK542Celestial BluesMars M-300; Verve MGV-8216
P47514Baby ClementineMars M-400; Verve MGV-2030
P47515 | 63VK536PerdidoMars M-400; Verve MGV-8207, MGV-8216
P47516 | 63VK539Moten StompMars M-900; Verve MGV-8216, PR-2-3
P47517Singin' In The RainClef MGC-745

* Verve MGV-2030   Woody Herman - Early Autumn   1956
* Verve MGV-8216   Woody Herman And His Orchestra - Men From Mars   1957
= Verve V/V6-8558   The Woody Herman Big Band - Hey! Heard The Herd?   1963
* Verve MGV-8207   Various Artists - Here Come The Swinging Bands   1957
* Verve PR-2-3   Various Artists - The Greatest Names In Jazz   1962
* Clef MGC-745   Woody Herman And His Orchestra - Jazz, The Utmost!   not released
= Verve MGV-8014   -   1956+
* Mars M-300   Woody Herman - Early Autumn / Celestial Blues   1952
* Mars M-400   Woody Herman - Baby Clementine / Perdido   1952
* Mars M-900   Woody Herman - Moten Stomp / Beau Jazz   1953

Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra

Wayne Nichols, Al Porcino, Doc Severinsen, Charlie Shavers, Dick Sherman, trumpet; Dick Kenney, Obie Massingill, John Soltaine, trombone; Dick Paladino, Stan Seckler, alto sax; Kurt Bloom, Ray Norman, tenor sax; Charlie Barnet, tenor, soprano, alto sax; Don Davidson, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Bob Peterson, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Al Cohn, Andy Gibson, Gene Roland, arranger.

NYC, July 9, 1952

853-5DurangoMercury 89015; Clef MGC-139
854-7St. Louis BluesClef MGC-139; Verve MGV-2007
855-3Swinging Down The LaneClef 89049, MGC-139; Verve MGV-2007
856-5Who's Sorry NowClef MGC-139; Verve MGV-2007
857-9Let's Blow The BluesMercury 89015; Clef MGC-139; Verve MGV-2007
858-1Fur Trapper's BoogieMercury 89016; Clef MGC-139; Verve MGV-2007

* Verve MGV-2007   Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra - Dance Bash   1956
* Clef MGC-139   Dance With Charlie Barnet   1953
* Mercury 89015, 89015x45; Clef 89015, 89015x45   Charlie Barnet - Durango / Let's Blow The Blues   1952
* Clef 89049, 89049x45   Charlie Barnet - Swinging Down The Lane / Rhubarb   1953
* Mercury 89016, 89016x45; Clef 89016, 89016x45   Charlie Barnet - Fur Trapper's Boogie / Wosie-Posie   1952

Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra

Wayne Nichols, Al Porcino, Doc Severinsen, Charlie Shavers, Dick Sherman, trumpet; Dick Kenney, Obie Massingill, John Soltaine, trombone; Dick Paladino, Stan Seckler, alto sax; Kurt Bloom, Ray Norman, tenor sax; Charlie Barnet, tenor, soprano, alto sax; Don Davidson, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Bob Peterson, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Al Cohn, Andy Gibson, Gene Roland, arranger.: same personnel.

NYC, July 10, 1952

859-3RhubarbClef 89049, MGC-139; Verve MGV-2007
860-3Rose RoomClef MGC-638
861-6I Love You-
862-8Wosie-PosieMercury 89016; Clef MGC-139; Verve MGV-2007
863-3Sleepy-Time GalClef MGC-638
864-6Keep The Home Fires Burning-

* Verve MGV-2007   Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra - Dance Bash   1956
* Clef MGC-638   Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra - One Night Stand   1955
= Verve MGV-2027   Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra - Dancing Party   1956
* Clef MGC-139   Dance With Charlie Barnet   1953
* Clef 89049, 89049x45   Charlie Barnet - Swinging Down The Lane / Rhubarb   1953
* Mercury 89016, 89016x45; Clef 89016, 89016x45   Charlie Barnet - Fur Trapper's Boogie / Wosie-Posie   1952

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett or Teddy Brannon, piano; Red Callender, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.

San Francisco, CA, July 17, 1952

798-4For This Is My Night Of LoveNorgran MGN-1024
799-1What's I'm GotchereMercury 89000, MGC-128; Norgran MGN-1059
800-1I Got It Bad And That Ain't GoodNorgran MGN-1004
801-8Nothin' YetNorgran MGN-1059

* Norgran MGN-1024   Johnny Hodges - Dance Bash   1955
= Norgran MGN-1091   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - Perdido   1956
= Verve MGV-8179   -   1957
* Norgran MGN-1059   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - In A Tender Mood   1956
= Verve MGV-8149   -   1957
* Norgran MGN-1004   Memories Of Ellington By Johnny Hodges   1954
= Norgran MGN-1092   In A Mellow Tone By Johnny Hodges   1956
= Verve MGV-8180   -   1957
* Mercury MGC-128; Clef MGC-128   Johnny Hodges Collates No. 2   1953
* Mercury 89000, 89000x45; Clef 89000, 89000x45   Johnny Hodges - What's I'm Gotchere / Tenderly   1952

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Red Callender, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1952

806-6RosanneMercury 8991, MGC-128; Norgran MGN-1061
807-5This Love Of MineNorgran 143, MGN-1024
808-5HodgepodgeClef MGC-151; Norgran MGN-1061
809-1JappaClef 89086, MGC-151; Norgran MGN-1061

* Norgran MGN-1061   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - The Blues   1956
= Verve MGV-8151   -   1957
* Norgran MGN-1024   Johnny Hodges - Dance Bash   1955
= Norgran MGN-1091   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - Perdido   1956
= Verve MGV-8179   -   1957
* Mercury MGC-128; Clef MGC-128   Johnny Hodges Collates No. 2   1953
* Clef MGC-151   Swing With Johnny Hodges   not released
= Norgran MGN-1   -   1954
* Mercury 8991, 8991x45; Clef 8991, 8991x45   Johnny Hodges - Tea For Two / Rosanne
* Norgran 143   Johnny Hodges - This Love Of Mine / Al Hibbler - Every Hour On The Hour   1955
* Clef 89086, 89086x45   Johnny Hodges - Jappa / Sheik Of Araby   1953

Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra

Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Count Basie, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Jimmy Crawford, drums.

NYC, July 22, 1952

818-3Lean BabyMercury 89021
818-4 | 62VK217-Mercury MGC-129; Clef MGC-701; Verve VK-108, VE-2-2544
819-6Somewhere Along The WayMercury MGC-129; Clef MGC-701; Verve VE-2-2544
820-8The Cool RageMercury 89021, MGC-129; Clef MGC-701; Verve VE-2-2544
821-3 | 62VK216Port Of RicoMercury 89001, MGC-129; Clef MGC-639, MGC-701; Verve VK-108, VE-2-2544, MGV-8194

* Clef MGC-701   Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra Featuring Count Basie - Port Of Rico   1956
= Verve MGV-8085   -   1957
* Verve VE-2-2544   Illinois Jacquet - The Cool Rage   1982
* Clef MGC-639   Various Artists - Our Best   1955
* Verve MGV-8194   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #1   1956+
* Mercury MGC-129; Clef MGC-129   Illinois Jacquet Collates No. 2   1953
* Verve VK-108   Illinois Jacquet - Port Of Rico / Lean Baby   1962
* Mercury 89021, 89021x45; Clef 89021, 89021x45   Illinois Jacquet - Lean Baby / The Cool Rage   1953
* Mercury 89001, 89001x45; Clef 89001, 89001x45   Illinois Jacquet - One-Nighter Boogie / Port Of Rico   1952

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ernie Wilkins, alto, tenor sax, arranger; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Oscar Peterson, piano #16; Count Basie, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, bass; Ray Brown, bass #16; Gus Johnson, drums; Bixie Crawford, vocals #9; Buck Clayton, Andy Gibson, Buster Harding, Nat Pierce, Don Redman, A.K. Salim, arranger.

NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952

1. 822-6Jack And JillClef MGC-148, MGC-685; Verve VE-2-2542
2. 823-2BreadClef 89085, MGC-633, MGC-729; Verve VE-2-2542
3. 824-7There's A Small HotelClef 89070, MGC-633, MGC-729; Verve V3HB-8850, VE-2-2542
4. 825-2Hob Nail BoogieMercury 89014, MGC-120; Clef MGC-685; Verve VE-2-2542
5. 826-4Basie TalksClef MGC-148, MGC-685; Verve VE-2-2542
6. 827-2Paradise SquatClef MGC-639; Verve MGV-8195, V/V6-8407, V/V6-8487, VE-2-2542
7. 827-3-Mercury 89014, MGC-120; Clef MGC-685; Verve VE-2-2542
8. 828-1U.F.O.Verve VE-2-2542
9. 828-5Like A Ship At Sea-
10. 829-3BunnyClef MGC-148, MGC-685
11. 830-5Tippin' On The Q.T.Clef 89085; Verve VE-2-2542
12. 831-3Blee-Blop Blues (as Tippin' On The Q.T.)Clef 89070, MGC-633, MGC-729; Verve V/V6-8407, V3HB-8850, VE-2-2542
13. 832-5Cash BoxClef MGC-148, MGC-685; Verve VE-2-2542
14. 833-4Bootsie-
15. 834-2Tom Whaley-
16. 836-5Be My GuestClef MGC-633, MGC-729; Verve V3HB-8850, VE-2-2542
17. 837-2You're Not The Kind (as Blee-Blop Blues)Clef MGC-633, MGC-647, MGC-723, MGC-729; Verve VE-2-2542

* Clef MGC-685   The Count!   1955
= Verve MGV-8070   -   1957
* Verve VE-2-2542   Count Basie - Paradise Squat   1982
* Clef MGC-633   Basie-Jazz   1954
* Clef MGC-729   Basie Rides Again!   not released
= Verve MGV-8108   -   1956+
* Verve V3HB-8850   Count Basie - Return Engagement   1974?
* Clef MGC-639   Various Artists - Our Best   1955
* Verve MGV-8195   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #2   1956+
* Verve V/V6-8407   The Essential Count Basie   1961
* Clef MGC-647   Count Basie Dance Session Album #2   1955
* Clef MGC-723   Basie Roars Again   not released
= Verve MGV-8018   -   1956+
* Clef MGC-148   Count Basie Big Band   1954
* Mercury MGC-120; Clef MGC-120   Count Basie And His Orchestra   1952
* Clef 89085, 89085x45   Count Basie - Bread / Tippin' On The Q.T.   1953
* Clef 89070, 89070x45   Count Basie - There's A Small Hotel / Blee Blop Blues (Tippin' On The Q.T.)   1953
* Mercury 89014, 89014x45; Clef 89014, 89014x45   Count Basie - Paradise Squat / Hob Nail Boogie   1952
* Verve V/V6-8487   no information

Count Basie Septet

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette, tenor sax #1; Oscar Peterson, piano #1, organ #2; Count Basie, organ #1, piano #2; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.

NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952

1. 835-7Blues For The Count And OscarClef MGC-633, MGC-729; Verve V3HB-8850, VE-2-2542
2. 838-2Extended BluesClef MGC-633, MGC-706; Verve V3HB-8850, VE-2-2542

* Clef MGC-633   Basie-Jazz   1954
* Clef MGC-729   Basie Rides Again!   not released
= Verve MGV-8108   -   1956+
* Verve V3HB-8850   Count Basie - Return Engagement   1974?
* Verve VE-2-2542   Count Basie - Paradise Squat   1982
* Clef MGC-706   Count Basie And His Sextet - The Swinging Count!   1956
= Verve MGV-8090   Count Basie And His Orchestra - The Swinging Count!   1956+

Barney Kessel Quartet

Barney Kessel, Jim Wyble, guitar; Morty Corb, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July 23, 1952

810-5Heat WaveClef 89054; Norgran MGN-1033
811-2East Of The Sun-
812-8All The Things You AreNorgran MGN-1033
813-8Crazy Rhythm-

* Norgran MGN-1033   Oscar Moore, Barney Kessel, Tal Farlow - Swing Guitars   1955
= Verve MGV-8124   -   1957
* Clef 89054, 89054x45   Barney Kessel - Heat Wave / East Of The Sun   1953

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Joe Newman, trumpet; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, July 27, 1952

839-6My ManClef 89089, MGC-144, MGC-686; Verve V6-8808
840-4Lover Come Back To MeMercury 89037; Clef MGC-144, MGC-686; Verve MGV-8338-2
841-3Stormy WeatherClef 89064, MGC-144, MGC-686
842-2YesterdaysMercury 89037; Clef MGC-144, MGC-686, MGC-639; Verve MGV-8338-2, 2-V6S-8816
843-2He's Funny That WayClef MGC-144, MGC-686; Verve MGV-8338-2, V6-8808
843-6-Clef 89089
844-3Can't Face The MusicClef 89096, MGC-144, MGC-686; Verve MGV-8338-2

* Clef MGC-686   Recital By Billie Holiday   1955
= Verve MGV-8027   -   1957
= Verve VE-2-2503   Billie Holiday - The First Verve Sessions   1976
* Verve V6-8808   The Best Of Billie Holiday   1972
* Verve MGV-8338-2   A Memorial Album Of Billie Holiday's Greatest Performances... - The Unforgettable Lady Day   1959
* Clef MGC-639   Various Artists - Our Best   1955
* Verve 2-V6S-8816   The History Of The Real Billie Holiday   1973
* Clef MGC-144   An Evening With Billie Holiday   1953
* Clef 89089, 89089x45   Billie Holiday - My Man / He's Funny That Way   1953
* Mercury 89037, 89037x45; Clef 89037, 89037x45   Billie Holiday - Lover Come Back To Me / Yesterdays   1953
* Clef 89064, 89064x45   Billie Holiday - Tenderly / Stormy Weather   1953
* Clef 89096, 89096x45   Billie Holiday - Remember / Can't Face The Music   1954

Norman Granz' Jam Session

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges, Charlie Parker, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July, 1952

802-2Jam BluesMercury MGC-601
803-3What Is This Thing Called LoveMercury MGC-602
804-2Ballad MedleyMercury MGC-601; Verve MGV-8002
805-2Funky BluesMercury MGC-602; Verve V/V6-8409, V3HB-8840

* Mercury MGC-601   Norman Granz' Jam Session #1   1952
= Clef MGC-4001, MGC-601   -   1953
= Clef MGC-651   -   1955
= Verve MGV-8049   -   1957
= Verve VE-2-2508   Norman Granz Jam Session - The Charlie Parker Sides   1976
* Mercury MGC-602   Norman Granz' Jam Session #2   1952
= Clef MGC-4002, MGC-602   -   1953
= Clef MGC-652   -   1955
= Verve MGV-8050   -   1957
= Verve V-8486   Various Artists - Funky Blues   1962
= Verve VE-2-2508   Norman Granz Jam Session - The Charlie Parker Sides   1976
* Verve MGV-8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3   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

Anita O'Day

Roy Kral, piano; Earl Backus, guitar; Johnny Frigo, bass; Red Lionberg, drums; Jimmy Wilson, bongos; Anita O'Day, vocals.

Chicago, IL, July, 1952

814-4No Soap, No Hope BluesMercury 89012; Clef MGC-130; Norgran MGN-1049
815-3Speak LowClef 89074, MGC-130; Norgran MGN-1049
816-5The Lady Is A TrampMercury 89012; Clef MGC-130; Norgran MGN-1049
817-2Strawberry MoonClef 89074, MGC-130; Norgran MGN-1049

* Norgran MGN-1049   Anita O'Day Sings Jazz   1955
= Verve MGV-8140   Anita O'Day - The Lady Is A Tramp   not released
= Verve MGV-2049   -   1957
* Clef MGC-130   Anita O'Day Collates   1953
* Mercury 89012, 89012x45; Clef 89012, 89012x45   Anita O'Day - No Soap, No Hope Blues / The Lady Is A Tramp   1952
* Clef 89074, 89074x45   Anita O'Day - Speak Low / Strawberry Moon   1953

Slim Gaillard And His Musical Aggregations, Wherever He May Be

Slim Gaillard, guitar, vocals; and others.

NYC, July, 1952

849-6Make It DoNorgran MGN-13
850-14You Goofed-
851-1I Can't Give You Anything But LoveNorgran MGN-13; Verve MGV-2013
852-2This Is My LoveNorgran MGN-13

* Verve MGV-2013   Chef Slim Gaillard - Smorgasbord...Help Yourself!   1956
* Norgran MGN-13   Slim Gaillard - Wherever He May Be.   1954

Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio

Lester Young, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

NYC, August 4, 1952

883-2Ad Lib BluesNorgran MGN-5, MGN-1054; Verve V3HB-8849, VE-2-2502
884-1Just You, Just MeNorgran MGN-5, MGN-1054; Verve VSP/VSPS-27, VE-2-2502
885-1Tea For TwoNorgran MGN-6, MGN-1054; Verve VE-2-2502
886-1IndianaNorgran MGN-6, MGN-1054; Verve V3HB-8849, VE-2-2502
887-1These Foolish ThingsNorgran MGN-1005; Verve VE-2-2502
888-2I Can't Get Started With YouMercury 89045; Norgran MGN-5, MGN-1054; Verve V3HB-8849, VE-2-2502
889-1StardustNorgran MGN-1005; Verve VE-2-2502
890-3(It Takes) Two To TangoClef unissued
891-1On The Sunny Side Of The StreetMercury 89045; Norgran MGN-6, MGN-1054; Verve VE-2-2502
892-3Almost Like Being In LoveMercury 89027; Norgran MGN-5, MGN-1054; Verve VE-2-2502
893-4I Can't Give You Anything But LoveClef 89100; Norgran MGN-1005; Verve VE-2-2502
894-1There'll Never Be Another YouMercury 89027; Norgran MGN-6, MGN-1054; Verve V3HB-8849, VE-2-2502
895-2I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)Clef 89100; Norgran MGN-1005; Verve VE-2-2502

* Norgran MGN-1054   The President Plays With The Oscar Peterson Trio   1956
= Verve MGV-8144   The Pres-ident Plays With The Oscar Peterson Trio   1957
* Verve V3HB-8849   Lester Young - Return Engagement   1974?
* Verve VE-2-2502   Lester Young - Pres And Teddy And Oscar   1976
* Verve VSP/VSPS-27   Lester Young - Pres And His Cabinet   1966
* Norgran MGN-1005   The President, Lester Young   1954
= Norgran MGN-1093   Lester Swings Again   1956
= Verve MGV-8181   -   1957
* Norgran MGN-5   Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio #1   1954
* Norgran MGN-6   Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio #2   1954
* Mercury 89045, 89045x45; Clef 89045, 89045x45   Lester Young - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / I Can't Get Started With You   1953
* Mercury 89027, 89027x45; Clef 89027, 89027x45   Lester Young - Almost Like Being In Love / There'll Never Be Another You   1953
* Clef 89100, 89100x45   Lester Young - I Can't Give You Anything But Love / I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)   1954

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ernie Wilkins, alto, tenor sax; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Bixie Crawford, vocals.

"Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, September 12, 1952

One O'Clock JumpClef unissued
Why Not-
Every Tub-
Jive At Five-
Bread-
You're Not The Kind-
Blee Blop Blues-
An Afternoon With Les Hite-
Paradise Squat-
K.C. Organ Blues-
Like A Ship At Sea-
That's My Guy-
unknown title-
Rock-A-Bye Basie-
Little Pony-
One O'Clock Jump-

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Roy Eldridge, Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Lester Young, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 13, 1952

Jam Session BluesMercury MG VOL.15
The Trumpet Battle-
Ballad Medley-
PerdidoMercury MG VOL.15; Verve MGV-8369, VSP/VSPS-40
CottontailMercury MG VOL.15; Verve MGV-8368, VSP/VSPS-40, 2-V6S-8818

* Mercury MG VOL.15   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Vol. 15   1953
= Clef MG VOL.15   -   1954
= Verve MG VOL.8   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Vol. 8   1956
* Verve MGV-8369   Gene Krupa And Buddy Rich At JATP - The Drum Battle   1960
= Verve V/V6-8484   Gene Krupa & Buddy Rich - The Original Drum Battle!   1962
* Verve VSP/VSPS-40   Buddy Rich At JATP   1966
* Verve MGV-8368   The Oscar Peterson Trio At JATP   1960
* Verve 2-V6S-8818   Various Artists - A Tribute To Duke Ellington "We Love You Madly"   1973

Gene Krupa Trio At JATP

Willie Smith, alto sax; Hank Jones, piano; Gene Krupa, drums.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 13, 1952

IdahoMercury MG VOL.15; Verve MGV-8369
Sophisticated Lady-
Flying Home-
Drum Boogie-

* Mercury MG VOL.15   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Vol. 15   1953
= Clef MG VOL.15   -   1954
= Verve MG VOL.8   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Vol. 8   1956
* Verve MGV-8369   Gene Krupa And Buddy Rich At JATP - The Drum Battle   1960
= Verve V/V6-8484   Gene Krupa & Buddy Rich - The Original Drum Battle!   1962

Gene Krupa And Buddy Rich At JATP

Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, drums.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 13, 1952

The Drum BattleMercury MG VOL.15; Verve MGV-8369, VSP/VSPS-40

* Mercury MG VOL.15   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Vol. 15   1953
= Clef MG VOL.15   -   1954
= Verve MG VOL.8   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Vol. 8   1956
* Verve MGV-8369   Gene Krupa And Buddy Rich At JATP - The Drum Battle   1960
= Verve V/V6-8484   Gene Krupa & Buddy Rich - The Original Drum Battle!   1962
* Verve VSP/VSPS-40   Buddy Rich At JATP   1966

The Oscar Peterson Trio At JATP

Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 13, 1952

Sweet Georgia BrownMercury MG VOL.15; Verve MGV-8368
Cheek To Cheek-
C Jam BluesMercury MG VOL.15; Verve MGV-8368, VSP/VSPS-11
62VK202/203Tenderly Part 1 & 2Mercury MG VOL.15; Verve VK-101, MGV-8368, VSP/VSPS-11
Seven Come ElevenMercury MG VOL.15; Verve MGV-8368

* Mercury MG VOL.15   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Vol. 15   1953
= Clef MG VOL.15   -   1954
= Verve MG VOL.8   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Vol. 8   1956
* Verve MGV-8368   The Oscar Peterson Trio At JATP   1960
* Verve VSP/VSPS-11   The Fabulous Oscar Peterson Trio - Stage Right   1966
* Verve VK-101   Oscar Peterson - Tenderly Part 1 & 2   1962

Benny Carter And His Strings With The Oscar Peterson Quartet

Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; unidentified horns and strings, Joe Glover, arranger, conductor.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 18, 1952

871-7Isn't It RomanticMercury 89026; Norgran MGN-21, MGN-1058
872-4Some Other SpringNorgran MGN-21, MGN-1058
873-1These Things You Left Me-

Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

874-5Gone With The WindClef MGC-141; Norgran 111, MGN-1021, MGN-1058; Verve MGV-8194
875-2I Got It Bad And That Ain't GoodClef MGC-141; Norgran MGN-1058
876-9Long Ago And Far Away-
877-3I've Got The World On A StringClef MGC-141; Norgran 111, MGN-1058

* Norgran MGN-1058   Benny Carter And His Strings With The Oscar Peterson Quartet - Alone Together   1956
= Verve MGV-8148   -   1957
* Norgran MGN-1021   Various Artists - Our Best   1955
* Verve MGV-8194   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #1   1956+
* Norgran MGN-21   The Formidable Benny Carter   1954
* Clef MGC-141   Benny Carter - Cosmopolite   1953
* Mercury 89026, 89026x45; Clef 89026, 89026x45   Benny Carter - Isn't It Romantic / Key Largo   1953
* Norgran 111   Benny Carter - Gone With The Wind / I've Got The World On A String   1954

Benny Carter And His Strings With The Oscar Peterson Quartet

Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; unidentified horns and strings, Joe Glover, arranger, conductor.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 19, 1952

878-1'Round About MidnightVerve 314 531 637-2
878-3--
878-5-Norgran MGN-21, MGN-1058; Verve VSP/VSPS-38
879-2Alone TogetherVerve 314 531 637-2
879-3-Norgran MGN-21, MGN-1058
880-2Bewitched, Bothered And BewilderedVerve 314 531 637-2
880-3--
880-4-Norgran 120, MGN-21, MGN-1058
881-2Cocktails For TwoVerve 314 531 637-2
881-3--
881-5--
881-6-Norgran 120, MGN-21, MGN-1058
882-6Key LargoVerve 314 531 637-2
882-7-Mercury 89026; Norgran MGN-21, MGN-1058
882-?-Verve 314 531 637-2

* Norgran MGN-1058   Benny Carter And His Strings With The Oscar Peterson Quartet - Alone Together   1956
= Verve MGV-8148   -   1957
* Verve VSP/VSPS-38   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad 2   1966
* Verve 314 531 637-2   Benny Carter - New Jazz Sounds: The Urbane Sessions   1996
* Norgran MGN-21   The Formidable Benny Carter   1954
* Norgran 120   Benny Carter - Bewitched / Cocktails For Two   1954
* Mercury 89026, 89026x45; Clef 89026, 89026x45   Benny Carter - Isn't It Romantic / Key Largo   1953

Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.

Los Angeles, CA, early December, 1952

896-2Pick Yourself UpClef MGC-623; Mosaic MD7-241
897-2Long Ago And Far Away-
898-2Love Walked InMercury MGC-605; Mosaic MD7-241
899-1I Got Rhythm-
900-3A Fine RomanceClef MGC-623; Mosaic MD7-241
901-1A Foggy DayMercury MGC-605; Mosaic MD7-241
902-5Strike Up The Band-
903-2The Man I LoveMercury 89038, MGC-605; Mosaic MD7-241
904-1Let's Do ItClef 89077; Mercury MGC-603; Mosaic MD7-241
905-3It Ain't Necessarily SoMercury 89038, MGC-605; Mosaic MD7-241
906-2I've Got My Love To Keep Me WarmClef 89078; Mercury MGC-604; Mosaic MD7-241
907-1I've Got A Crush On YouMercury MGC-605; Mosaic MD7-241
908-6Night And DayMercury MGC-603; Mosaic MD7-241
909-5Isn't This A Lovely DayMercury 89039, MGC-604; Mosaic MD7-241
910-1What Is This Thing Called LoveMercury 89040, MGC-603; Mosaic MD7-241
911-2Oh, Lady Be GoodClef 89076; Mercury MGC-605; Mosaic MD7-241
912-4'S WonderfulMercury MGC-605; Mosaic MD7-241
913-8Anything GoesMercury MGC-603; Mosaic MD7-241
914-1I've Got You Under My Skin-
915-3Fascinatin' RhythmMercury MGC-605; Mosaic MD7-241
916-8Cheek To CheekClef 89078; Mercury MGC-604; Mosaic MD7-241
917-5I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)Mercury MGC-606; Mosaic MD7-241
918-1In A Mellow Tone-
919-3I Love YouMercury MGC-603; Mosaic MD7-241
920-3Somebody Loves MeMercury MGC-605; Mosaic MD7-241
921-4I Was Doin' AlrightClef 89076; Mercury MGC-605; Mosaic MD7-241
922-2In The Still Of The NightMercury 89040, MGC-603; Mosaic MD7-241
923-3Every Time We Say GoodbyeMercury MGC-603; Mosaic MD7-241
924-1Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'Mercury MGC-606; Mosaic MD7-241
925-3Begin The BeguineClef 89077; Mercury MGC-603; Mosaic MD7-241
926-3So Near And Yet So FarMercury MGC-603; Mosaic MD7-241
927-3Blue SkiesMercury 89039, MGC-604; Mosaic MD7-241
928-5Take The "A" TrainMercury MGC-606; Mosaic MD7-241
929-2Sophisticated LadyClef 89079; Mercury MGC-606; Mosaic MD7-241
930-4Cottontail-
931-1Prelude To A KissMercury 89041, MGC-606; Mosaic MD7-241
932-1Things Ain't What They Used To BeMercury MGC-606; Mosaic MD7-241
933-2Rockin' In Rhythm-
934-6Never No Lament (Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me)-
935-2Don't Get Around Much Anymore-
936-1John Hardy's WifeMercury 89041, MGC-606; Mosaic MD7-241
937-3AlwaysMercury MGC-604; Mosaic MD7-241

* Clef MGC-623   Oscar Peterson Plays Jerome Kern   1954
* Mercury MGC-605; Clef MGC-605   Oscar Peterson Plays George Gershwin   1953
= Verve MGV-8034   -   not released
* Mercury MGC-603; Clef MGC-603   Oscar Peterson Plays Cole Porter   1953
= Verve MGV-8032   -   not released
* Mercury MGC-604; Clef MGC-604   Oscar Peterson Plays Irving Berlin   1953
= Verve MGV-8033   -   not released
* Mercury MGC-606; Clef MGC-606   Oscar Peterson Plays Duke Ellington   1953
= Verve MGV-8035   -   not released
* Mosaic MD7-241   The Complete Clef/Mercury Recordings Of Oscar Peterson Trio   2008
* Mercury 89038, 89038x45; Clef 89038, 89038x45   Oscar Peterson - The Man I Love / It Ain't Necessarily So   1953
* Clef 89077, 89077x45   Oscar Peterson - Let's Do It / Begin The Beguine   1953
* Clef 89078, 89078x45   Oscar Peterson - I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm / Cheek To Cheek   1953
* Mercury 89039, 89039x45; Clef 89039, 89039x45   Oscar Peterson - Isn't This A Lovely Day / Blue Skies   1953
* Mercury 89040, 89040x45; Clef 89040, 89040x45   Oscar Peterson - What Is This Thing Called Love / In The Still Of The Night   1953
* Clef 89076, 89076x45   Oscar Peterson - Oh, Lady Be Good / I Was Doin' Alright   1953
* Clef 89079, 89079x45   Oscar Peterson - Sophisticated Lady / Cottontail   1953
* Mercury 89041, 89041x45; Clef 89041, 89041x45   Oscar Peterson - Prelude To A Kiss / John Hardy's Wife   1953

Benny Carter Quintet

Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December 4, 1952

938-2Street SceneMercury 89044; Clef MGC-141; Norgran MGN-1070
938-3Street Scene (alternate take)Verve (J) DA-10
939-2ImaginationClef 89065, MGC-141; Norgran MGN-1070
940-12Pick Yourself UpMercury 89044; Verve (J) DA-10; Clef MGC-141; Norgran MGN-1070
941-3I Get A Kick Out Of YouClef 89065, MGC-141; Norgran MGN-1070

* Norgran MGN-1070   Benny Carter And His Orchestra - Cosmopolite   1956
= Verve MGV-8160   -   1957
* Clef MGC-141   Benny Carter - Cosmopolite   1953
* Mercury 89044, 89044x45; Clef 89044, 89044x45   Benny Carter - Street Scene / Pick Yourself Up   1953
* Verve (J) DA-10   Benny Carter - Street Scene / Pick Yourself Up
* Clef 89065, 89065x45   Benny Carter - Imagination / I Get A Kick Out Of You   1953

Gene Krupa And His Orchestra

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

NYC, December 9, 1952

951Bolero Part 1Mercury MGC-607; Verve MGV-4016

* Mercury MGC-607; Clef MGC-607   Gene Krupa   not released
* Verve MGV-4016   Gene Krupa Plays The Classics   not released

Gene Krupa And His Orchestra

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

NYC, December 10, 1952

951Bolero Part 2Mercury MGC-607; Verve MGV-4016

* Mercury MGC-607; Clef MGC-607   Gene Krupa   not released
* Verve MGV-4016   Gene Krupa Plays The Classics   not released

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Ben Webster, Rudy Williams, tenor sax; Ted Brannon, piano; Barney Richmond, bass; Al Walker, drums.

NYC, December 11, 1952

952-1Through For The NightMercury 89035; Clef MGC-151; Norgran MGN-1061
953-3Come SundayMercury 89058; Norgran MGN-1004
954-7Sheik Of ArabyClef 89086, MGC-151; Norgran MGN-1061
955-7LatinoMercury 89035; Clef MGC-151; Norgran MGN-1061

* Norgran MGN-1061   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - The Blues   1956
= Verve MGV-8151   -   1957
* Norgran MGN-1004   Memories Of Ellington By Johnny Hodges   1954
= Norgran MGN-1092   In A Mellow Tone By Johnny Hodges   1956
= Verve MGV-8180   -   1957
* Clef MGC-151   Swing With Johnny Hodges   not released
= Norgran MGN-1   -   1954
* Mercury 89035, 89035x45; Clef 89035, 89035x45   Johnny Hodges - Through For The Night / Latino   1953
* Mercury 89058, 89058x45; Clef 89058, 89058x45   Johnny Hodges - Wham / Come Sunday   1953
* Clef 89086, 89086x45   Johnny Hodges - Jappa / Sheik Of Araby   1953

Stan Getz Quintet

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Bill Crow, bass; Frank Isola, drums.

NYC, December 12, 1952

956-3Stella By StarlightClef MGC-137; Norgran 134, MGN-1042
957-3Time On My Hands-
958-9'Tis AutumnMercury 89042; Clef MGC-137; Norgran MGN-1042
959-1The Way You Look TonightMercury 89025; Clef (J) JP 1013, MGC-137; Norgran MGN-1042
960-3Lover Come Back To MeMercury 89042; Clef MGC-137; Norgran MGN-1042
961-2Body And SoulClef MGC-137; Norgran 128, MGN-1042
962-2Stars Fell On AlabamaClef (J) JP 1013
962-6-Mercury 89025; Clef MGC-137; Norgran MGN-1042; Clef MGC-639; Verve MGV-8195
963-6You Turned The Tables On MeClef MGC-137; Norgran 128, MGN-1042

* Norgran MGN-1042   Stan Getz Plays   1955
= Verve MGV-8133   -   1957
* Clef MGC-639   Various Artists - Our Best   1955
* Verve MGV-8195   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #2   1956+
* Clef MGC-137   Stan Getz Plays   1953
* Norgran 134   Stan Getz - Stella By Starlight / Time On My Hands   1955
* Mercury 89042, 89042x45; Clef 89042, 89042x45   Stan Getz - 'Tis Autumn / Lover Come Back To Me   1953
* Mercury 89025, 89025x45; Clef 89025, 89025x45   Stan Getz - The Way You Look Tonight / Stars Fell On Alabama   1953
* Clef (J) JP 1013   Stan Getz - The Way You Look Tonight / Stars Fell On Alabama
* Norgran 128   Stan Getz - Body And Soul / You Turned The Tables On Me   1954

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ernie Wilkins, alto, tenor sax; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.

NYC, December 12, 1952

964-7Let Me DreamVerve MGV-4000, VE-2-2542
964-10-Clef unissued
965-4Sent For You YesterdayMercury 89028; Clef MGC-633, MGC-729; Verve VE-2-2542
966-1Goin' To Chicago-

* Verve MGV-4000   Al Hibbler Sings Love Songs   1956
* Verve VE-2-2542   Count Basie - Paradise Squat   1982
* Clef MGC-633   Basie-Jazz   1954
* Clef MGC-729   Basie Rides Again!   not released
= Verve MGV-8108   -   1956+
* Mercury 89028, 89028x45; Clef 89028, 89028x45   Al Hibbler, Count Basie - Sent For You Yesterday / Goin' To Chicago   1953

Count Basie Tentet

Reunald Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, trombone; Marshall Royal, clarinet; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, December 13, 1952

967-1I Want A Little GirlMercury 89033; Clef MGC-633, MGC-706
968-6Oh, Lady Be GoodMercury 89033; Clef MGC-633, MGC-706; Verve V3HB-8850

Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Count Basie, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

969-4Song Of The IslandsMercury 89061; Clef MGC-633, MGC-706

* Clef MGC-633   Basie-Jazz   1954
* Clef MGC-706   Count Basie And His Sextet - The Swinging Count!   1956
= Verve MGV-8090   Count Basie And His Orchestra - The Swinging Count!   1956+
* Verve V3HB-8850   Count Basie - Return Engagement   1974?
* Mercury 89033, 89033x45; Clef 89033, 89033x45   Count Basie - I Want A Little Girl / Oh, Lady Be Good   1953
* Mercury 89061, 89061x45; Clef 89061, 89061x45   Count Basie - Song Of The Islands / Royal Garden Blues   1953

The Roy Eldridge Quintet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, organ; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.

NYC, December 13, 1952

1081-2Roy's RiffClef 89087, MGC-150, MGC-704; Verve VE-2-2531
1082-1Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsClef 89097, MGC-150, MGC-704; Verve VE-2-2531
1083-7 | 62VK207Old Rockin' ChairClef 89087, MGC-150, MGC-704; Verve VK-103, VE-2-2531
1084-4Little JazzClef 89097, MGC-150, MGC-704; Verve VE-2-2531

* Clef MGC-704   Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra - Rockin' Chair   1956
= Verve MGV-8088   -   1957
* Verve VE-2-2531   Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail   1978
* Clef MGC-150   The Roy Eldridge Quintet   1954
* Verve VK-103   Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail / Rockin' Chair   1962
* Clef 89087, 89087x45   Roy Eldridge - Roy's Riff / Old Rockin' Chair   1953
* Clef 89097, 89097x45   Roy Eldridge - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / Little Jazz   1954

The Flip Phillips - Buddy Rich Trio

Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, December 14, 1952

970-13CariocaMercury 89030; Clef MGC-634
971-1Three Little Words-
972-1SleepyheadClef 89066, MGC-634
973-7Bugle Call Rag-
974-5Take The A TrainClef MGC-634; Norgran MGN-1034
975-1I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
976-1Trio BoogieClef MGC-692

* Clef MGC-634   The Flip Phillips-Buddy Rich Trio   1956
* Norgran MGN-1034   Stan Getz, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Flip Phillips, Illinois Jacquet, Ben Webster, Charlie Ventura - Tenor Saxes   1955
= Verve MGV-8125   -   1957
* Clef MGC-692   Flip Phillips And His Orchestra - Swinging With Flip   1956
= Verve MGV-8076   -   1957
* Mercury 89030, 89030x45; Clef 89030, 89030x45   Flip Phillips, Buddy Rich - Carioca / Three Little Words   1953
* Clef 89066, 89066x45   Flip Phillips, Buddy Rich - Sleepyhead / Bugle Call Rag   1953

The Jackson-Harris Herd

Bill Harris, trombone; Charlie Mariano, alto, baritone sax; Harry Johnson, tenor sax; Sonny Truitt, piano, trombone; Chubby Jackson, bass; Morey Feld, drums.

NYC, December 14, 1952

1085-6C Jam BluesNorgran MGN-1062
1086-2Jive At Five-
1087-1Tutti FruttiMercury 89052; Norgran MGN-1062
1088-3Sue Loves Mabel-

* Norgran MGN-1062   Bill Harris And His Orchestra Featuring Chubby Jackson - Bill Harris Herd   1956
= Verve MGV-8152   -   not released
* Mercury 89052, 89052x45; Clef 89052, 89052x45   Harry Johnson, Bill Harris - Tutti Frutti / Sue Loves Mabel   1953

Count Basie Sextet

Joe Newman, trumpet; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Count Basie, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, December 15, 1952

977-3Basie BeatClef 89101, MGC-146, MGC-706; Verve V3HB-8850
977-4-Clef unissued
978-2She's Funny That Way-
978-4-Clef MGC-146, MGC-706; Verve V3HB-8850
979-1Count's Organ BluesClef 89101, MGC-146, MGC-706
980-1K.C. Organ BluesClef 89102, MGC-146, MGC-706; Verve V3HB-8850
981-7Blue And SentimentalClef MGC-146, MGC-706; Verve V3HB-8850
982-1Stan ShorthairClef 89102, MGC-146, MGC-706; Verve V3HB-8850
983-2As Long As I LiveClef MGC-146, MGC-706
984-4Royal Garden BluesMercury 89061; Clef MGC-146, MGC-706; Verve V3HB-8850

* Clef MGC-706   Count Basie And His Sextet - The Swinging Count!   1956
= Verve MGV-8090   Count Basie And His Orchestra - The Swinging Count!   1956+
* Verve V3HB-8850   Count Basie - Return Engagement   1974?
* Clef MGC-146   The Count Basie Sextet   1954
* Clef 89101, 89101x45   Count Basie - Basie Beat / Count's Organ Blues   1954
* Clef 89102, 89102x45   Count Basie - K.C. Organ Blues / Stan Shorthair   1954
* Mercury 89061, 89061x45; Clef 89061, 89061x45   Count Basie - Song Of The Islands / Royal Garden Blues   1953

Teddy Wilson Trio

Teddy Wilson, piano; John Simmons, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

NYC, December 16, 1952

985-1One I LoveMercury 89043; Clef MGC-140; Verve MGV-2011
986-1Darn That DreamMercury 89029; Clef MGC-140; Verve MGV-2011
987-4Tea For TwoMercury 89043; Clef MGC-140; Norgran MGN-1036; Verve MGV-2011
988-3Oh, Lady Be GoodMercury 89029; Clef MGC-140; Norgran MGN-1036; Verve MGV-2011, MGV-2032

* Verve MGV-2011   Teddy Wilson And His Piano - Intimate Listening   1956
* Norgran MGN-1036   Piano Interpretations By Oscar Peterson, Art Tatum, Teddy Wilson, Bud Powell   1955
= Verve MGV-8127   -   1957
* Verve MGV-2032   Various Artists - Potpourri Of Jazz   1956
* Clef MGC-140   The Didactic Mister Wilson   1953
* Mercury 89043, 89043x45; Clef 89043, 89043x45   Teddy Wilson - One I Love / Tea For Two   1953
* Mercury 89029, 89029x45; Clef 89029, 89029x45   Teddy Wilson - Darn That Dream / Oh, Lady Be Good   1953

The Charlie Ventura Quartet

Charlie Ventura, tenor, baritone, bass, soprano sax; Gene Kutch, piano; Ace Tesone, bass; Chick Kenny as Louis Cicchini, drums.

NYC, December 22, 1952

1104-9Jersey BounceNorgran 104, MGN-1013, MGN-1075
1105-3Deep Purple-
1106-4Ain't Misbehavin'Norgran MGN-8, MGN-1073
1107-2Blue PreludeNorgran 118, MGN-8, MGN-1075
1108-3Girl Of My DreamsNorgran MGN-8, MGN-1075
1109-1Limehouse BluesNorgran MGN-8, MGN-1073

* Norgran MGN-1013   Another Evening With Charlie Ventura And Mary Ann McCall   1954
* Norgran MGN-1075   Charlie Ventura And His Orchestra - Blue Saxophones   1956
= Verve MGV-8165   -   1957
* Norgran MGN-1073   Charlie Ventura And His Orchestra - In A Jazz Mood   1956
= Verve MGV-8163   -   1957
* Norgran MGN-8   The Charlie Ventura Quartet   1954
* Norgran 104   Charlie Ventura - Jersey Bounce / Deep Purple   1954
* Norgran 118   Charlie Ventura - Lover / Blue Prelude   1954

Stan Getz Quintet

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Bill Crow, bass; Frank Isola, drums.

NYC, December 29, 1952

1110-7Thanks For The MemoryClef MGC-143; Norgran 146, MGN-1042
1111-3How Deep Is The OceanClef MGC-143; Norgran 146; Verve (J) 70MJ 3234/7
1112-6Hymn Of The OrientClef MGC-143; Norgran 141, MGN-1042
1113-1These Foolish Things-

* Norgran MGN-1042   Stan Getz Plays   1955
= Verve MGV-8133   -   1957
* Verve (J) 70MJ 3234/7   Various Artists - The Verve Collectors' Item   1983
* Clef MGC-143   The Artistry Of Stan Getz   1953
* Norgran 146   Stan Getz - Thanks For The Memory / How Deep Is The Ocean   1955
* Norgran 141   Stan Getz - Hymn Of The Orient / These Foolish Things   1955

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Roy Caton, Phil Cook, Chris Griffin, Doug Mettome, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green, trombone; Woody Herman, clarinet, alto sax, vocals; Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Sam Staff, baritone sax, flute; Nat Pierce, piano, celeste; Chubby Jackson, bass; Art Mardigan, drums; Dolly Houston, vocals.

NYC, December 29, 1952

P48436Mother Goose JumpsMars M-500; Clef MGC-745
P48437Lazy LullabyVerve MGV-2030
P48438I'm Making Up For Lost TimeMars M-500; Verve MGV-2030
P48439Buck DanceMars M-600; Clef MGC-745

* Clef MGC-745   Woody Herman And His Orchestra - Jazz, The Utmost!   not released
= Verve MGV-8014   -   1956+
* Verve MGV-2030   Woody Herman - Early Autumn   1956
* Mars M-500   Woody Herman - Mother Goose Jumps / I'm Making Up For Lost Time   1953
* Mars M-600   Woody Herman - Buck Dance / A Fool In Love   1953

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Hank Jones, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Fulton Recording, NYC, December 30, 1952

1118-3The Song Is You (as I Hear Music)Clef 89144, MGC-157; Verve MGV-8005, MGV-8001, VE-2-2523, 825 671-2
1119-7 | 62VK440Laird BairdClef 89144, MGC-157; Verve MGV-8005, MGV-8001, MGV-8230, VE-2-2523, 825 671-2
1120-2KimVerve MGV-8005, V/V6-8409, VE-2-2523, 825 671-2
1120-4-Clef 89129, MGC-157; Verve MGV-8005, V3HB-8840, 825 671-2
1121-2Cosmic RaysClef 89129, MGC-157; Verve MGV-8005, VE-2-2523, 825 671-2
1121-5-Verve MGV-8005, V3HB-8840, 825 671-2

* Verve MGV-8005   The Quartet Of Charlie Parker - Now's The Time: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #3   1956+
= ARS G-441   Now's The Time Featuring Charlie Parker   1950s
* Verve MGV-8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2   1956+
= Verve MGV-8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story   1956+
* Verve VE-2-2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years (1952-54)   1977
* Verve MGV-8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation   1957
* Verve V/V6-8409   The Essential Charlie Parker   1961
* Verve V3HB-8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement   1974
* Verve 825 671-2   The Quartet Of Charlie Parker
* Clef MGC-157   Charlie Parker   1954
* Clef 89144, 89144x45   Charlie Parker - I Hear Music / Laird Baird   1955
* Clef 89129, 89129x45   Charlie Parker - Kim / Cosmic Rays   1955

Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra

Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Sir Charles Thompson, piano; Hank Jones, organ; Joe Sinacore, guitar; Al Lucas, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums.

NYC, December 31, 1952

1122-10Fat Man BoogieMercury 89060; Clef MGC-622, MGC-701; Verve VE-2-2544
1123-3Blues In The NightMercury 89036; Clef MGC-622, MGC-701; Verve VE-2-2544
1124-9Where Are YouMercury 89060; Clef MGC-622, MGC-701; Verve VE-2-2544
1125-3What's The RiffMercury 89036; Clef MGC-622, MGC-701; Verve VE-2-2544

* Clef MGC-622   Jazz Moods By Illinois Jacquet   1954
* Clef MGC-701   Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra Featuring Count Basie - Port Of Rico   1956
= Verve MGV-8085   -   1957
* Verve VE-2-2544   Illinois Jacquet - The Cool Rage   1982
* Mercury 89060, 89060x45; Clef 89060, 89060x45   Illinois Jacquet - Fat Man Boogie / Where Are You   1953
* Mercury 89036, 89036x45; Clef 89036, 89036x45   Illinois Jacquet - Blues In The Night / What's The Riff   1953

Anita O'Day With Larry Russell's Orchestra

Andy Secrest, trumpet; Anita O'Day, vocals; unidentified orchestra, including strings, Larry Russell, director.

Chicago, IL, December, 1952

1096-5Pagan Love SongMercury 89032; Norgran MGN-1049
1097-6Ain't This A Wonderful DayMercury 89047; Norgran MGN-1049
1098-2Somebody's Cryin'Mercury 89032; Norgran MGN-1049
1099-2Vaya Con DiosMercury 89047; Norgran MGN-1049

* Norgran MGN-1049   Anita O'Day Sings Jazz   1955
= Verve MGV-8140   Anita O'Day - The Lady Is A Tramp   not released
= Verve MGV-2049   -   1957
* Mercury 89032, 89032x45; Clef 89032, 89032x45   Anita O'Day - Pagan Love Song / Somebody's Cryin'   1953
* Mercury 89047, 89047x45; Clef 89047, 89047x45   Anita O'Day - Ain't This A Wonderful Day / Vaya Con Dios   1953

Reta Moss With George Williams Orchestra

Al Klink, Boomie Richman, sax; Arnold Eidus, Barton Fisch, Harry Katzman, Milton Lomask, Julius Schachter, Morris Starzek, violin; Teddy Napoleon, piano; Sam Bruno, guitar; Sonny Igoe, drums; Reta Moss, vocals; George Williams, director.

NYC, December, 1952

1100-7You Never Had It So GoodMercury 89024, EPC-256
1101-6When Day Is Done-
1102-2Happiness Is Just A Thing Called JoeMercury EPC-256
1103-6Memories Of You-

* Mercury EPC-256; Clef EPC-256   Reta Moss Sings
* Mercury 89024, 89024x45; Clef 89024, 89024x45   Reta Moss - You Never Had It So Good / When Day Is Done   1953

Slim Gaillard Quintet

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Cyril Hayes, piano; Slim Gaillard, guitar, vocals; Ray Brown, bass; Milt Jackson, drums.

NYC, December, 1952

1126-13Gomen-NasaiMercury 89031; Clef MGC-138
1127-3Potatoe ChipsMercury 89031; Clef MGC-138; Verve MGV-2013

* Verve MGV-2013   Chef Slim Gaillard - Smorgasbord...Help Yourself!   1956
* Clef MGC-138   Slim Gaillard Cavorts   1953
* Mercury 89031, 89031x45; Clef 89031, 89031x45   Slim Gaillard - Gomen-Nasai / Potatoe Chips   1953

Fred Astaire

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano, celeste; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Fred Astaire, vocals, tap dance.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December, 1952

1001-1Nice Work If You Can Get ItMercury MGC-1002 #2
1002-17Cheek To Cheek-
1003-13Isn't This A Lovely DayMercury MGC-1001 #1; Verve MGV-2010
1004-9'S WonderfulMercury 11098, MGC-1001 #1; Verve MGV-2010
1005-16A Fine RomanceMercury 11098, MGC-1003 #3; Verve MGV-2010
1006-5A Foggy DayMercury MGC-1004 #4; Verve MGV-2010
1007-12I Used To Be Color BlindMercury 11097, MGC-1001 #1; Verve MGV-2114
1008-8I Love LouisaClef 89080; Mercury MGC-1003 #3
1009-1They Can't Take That Away From MeMercury MGC-1004 #4; Verve MGV-2010
1010-8I'm Putting All My Eggs In My BasketMercury MGC-1003 #3
1011-6Oh, Lady Be Good!Mercury MGC-1004 #4
1012-4New Sun In The SkyMercury MGC-1002 #2; Verve MGV-2114
1013-2Lovely To Look AtMercury MGC-1001 #1
1014-13Night And DayMercury MGC-1003 #3; Verve MGV-2010
1015-5The Way You Look TonightMercury MGC-1002 #2; Verve MGV-2114
1016-7No StringsMercury MGC-1003 #3
1017-8A Needle In A HaystackMercury MGC-1004 #4
1018-7Fascinating RhythmMercury MGC-1003 #3
1018-15-Clef unissued
1019-10Puttin' On The RitzMercury MGC-1001 #1
1020-2The Continental-
1021-3Steppin' Out With My BabyMercury MGC-1002 #2; Verve MGV-2010
1022-7I've Got My Eyes On You-
1023-3Change PartnersMercury MGC-1001 #1; Verve MGV-2010
1024-3You're Easy To Dance WithMercury MGC-1004 #4; Verve MGV-2114
1025-7I'm Building Up To An Awful Letdown-
1026-10The CariocaMercury MGC-1002 #2
1027-1They All LaughedMercury 11097, MGC-1001 #1; Verve MGV-2010
1028-1Let's Call The Whole Thing OffMercury MGC-1001 #1; Verve MGV-2010
1029-15So Near And Yet So FarMercury MGC-1004 #4; Verve MGV-2114
1030-7Jam Session For A Dancer (as Instrumental Blues)Mercury MGC-1004 #4; Verve MGV-2032
1031-4I Won't DanceMercury MGC-1002 #2; Verve MGV-2010
1032-1I Concentrate On YouMercury MGC-1003 #3; Verve MGV-2114
1033-3Dancing In The DarkClef 89080; Mercury MGC-1002 #2
1034-8Top Hat, White Tie And TailsMercury 11099, MGC-1003 #3; Verve MGV-2010
1035-2(Ad Lib) Fast DancesMercury MGC-1002 #2; Verve MGV-2010
1035-6-Clef unissued
1036-2(Ad Lib) Slow Dances And Medium DanceMercury MGC-1003 #3; Verve MGV-2010
1037-7(Ad Lib) Slow DanceMercury 11099, MGC-1003 #3; Verve MGV-2010
1038-7Not My GirlMercury MGC-1004 #4

* Mercury MGC-1002 #2; Clef MGC-1002   The Astaire Story #2   1954
= Clef MGC-663   -   not released
= Mercury MGC-1001/4   The Astaire Story   1953
* Mercury MGC-1001 #1; Clef MGC-1001   The Astaire Story #1   1954
= Clef MGC-662   -   not released
= Mercury MGC-1001/4   The Astaire Story   1953
* Verve MGV-2010   Fred Astaire - Mr. Top Hat   1956
* Mercury MGC-1003 #3; Clef MGC-1003   The Astaire Story #3   1954
= Clef MGC-664   -   not released
= Mercury MGC-1001/4   The Astaire Story   1953
* Mercury MGC-1004 #4; Clef MGC-1004   The Astaire Story #4   1954
= Clef MGC-665   -   not released
= Mercury MGC-1001/4   The Astaire Story   1953
* Verve MGV-2114   Easy To Dance With Fred Astaire   1959
* Verve MGV-2032   Various Artists - Potpourri Of Jazz   1956
* Mercury 11098, 11098x45; Clef 11098, 11098x45   Fred Astaire - 'S Wonderful / A Fine Romance
* Mercury 11097, 11097x45; Clef 11097, 11097x45   Fred Astaire - I Used To Be Color Blind / They All Laughed
* Clef 89080, 89080x45   Fred Astaire - I Love Louisa / Dancing In The Dark   1953
* Mercury 11099, 11099x45; Clef 11099, 11099x45   Fred Astaire - Top Hat, White Tie And Tails / (Ad Lib) Slow Dance

Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.

Los Angeles, CA, circa December, 1952

942-1Easter ParadeMercury MGC-604; Mosaic MD7-241
943-1Alexander's Ragtime Band-
944-1The Song Is Ended-
945-1Say It Isn't So-
946-1Remember-
947-3If I Had You-
948-1How Deep Is The Ocean-
949-5Streets BoogieNorgran 123; Mosaic MD7-241
950-1Booker T. Blues-

* Mercury MGC-604; Clef MGC-604   Oscar Peterson Plays Irving Berlin   1953
= Verve MGV-8033   -   not released
* Mosaic MD7-241   The Complete Clef/Mercury Recordings Of Oscar Peterson Trio   2008
* Norgran 123   Tank Butterball - Streets Boogie / Booker T. Blues   1954

Andre's All Stars

Alejandro Vivar as El Negro, trumpet; Gustavo Maas, tenor sax; Bebo Valdes, piano; "Kiki" Hernandez, bass; Bill Barreto, drums; Rolando Alfonso, tumbadora.

Miami, FL, 1952

DesconfianzaMercury MGC-515; Norgran MGN-1067
Tabu-
Duerme-
Blues For Andre-
Con Poco Coco-

* Norgran MGN-1067   Jack Costanzo And His Orchestra, Andre's All Stars - Afro-Cubano   1956
= Verve MGV-8157   -   1957
* Mercury MGC-515   Andre's All Stars - Cubano   1952
= Clef MGC-515   -   1954

Paul Williams And His Orchestra

Henry Boozier, trumpet; Lee Pope, tenor sax; Paul Williams, baritone, alto sax; Richie Powell, piano; unknown, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Joe Booker, drums; unknown, vocals.

NYC, 1952

845-3Young Man BluesClef 89048
846-4Miami DragMercury 89034
847-6Hard Working WomanClef 89048
848-3Easy WalkingMercury 89034

* Clef 89048, 89048x45   Paul Williams - Young Man Blues / Hard Working Woman   1953
* Mercury 89034, 89034x45; Clef 89034, 89034x45   Paul Williams - Miami Drag / Easy Walking   1953

Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra

Chico O'Farrill, leader.

circa 1952

865-3Cuban Panorama Suite Part 1Clef unissued
866-4Cuban Panorama Suite Part 2-
867-3Cuban Panorama Suite Part 3-
868-1Cuban Panorama Suite Part 4-
869-6Jazz Side-
869-7--
870-1Conga-