Verve Records Discography: 1953

1953

Charlie Ventura Quartet

Charlie Ventura, alto, tenor, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Bob Carter, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, January 5, 1953
1114-6Blues For TwoNorgran MGN-8, MGN-1075
1115-3Somebody Loves Me-
1116-10Crazy Rhythm-
1117-1All The Things You Are-
* Norgran MGN-1075; Verve MGV-8165   Charlie Ventura And His Orchestra - Blue Saxophones
* Norgran MGN-8   The Charlie Ventura Quartet

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Roy Caton, Phil Cook, Tommy DiCarlo, Dick Sherman, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Will Bradley, Carl Fontana, Jack 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; Candido, Jose Mangual, percussion.
NYC, January 13, 1953
P48737No True LoveMars M-700; Verve MGV-2030
P48738Go Down The Wishing RoadMars M-1001; Verve MGV-2030
P48739 | 63VK534Blue LouMars M-700; Verve MGV-8207, MGV-8216
P48740A Fool In LoveMars M-600; Verve MGV-2030
P48741 | 63VK540WooftieVerve MGV-8216
* Verve MGV-2030   Woody Herman - Early Autumn
* Verve MGV-8207   Various Artists - Here Come The Swinging Bands
* Verve MGV-8216   Woody Herman And His Orchestra - Men From Mars
= Verve V/V6-8558   The Woody Herman Big Band - Hey! Heard The Herd?
* Mars M-700   Woody Herman - No True Love / Blue Lou
* Mars M-1001   Woody Herman - Go Down The Wishing Road / Run Joe
* Mars M-600   Woody Herman - Buck Dance / A Fool In Love

Woody Herman And The Woodchoppers

Will Bradley, Carl Fontana, trombone; Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Sam Staff, baritone sax, flute; Nat Pierce, piano; Chubby Jackson, bass; Art Mardigan, drums; Candido, Jose Mangual, percussion; Woody Herman, vocals.
NYC, January 14, 1953
P48799Never Mind The Noise In The MarketVerve MGV-2030
P48800Run JoeMars M-1001; Verve MGV-2030
P48801Fancy WomanVerve MGV-2030
P48802Eight Babies To Mind-
* Verve MGV-2030   Woody Herman - Early Autumn
* Mars M-1001   Woody Herman - Go Down The Wishing Road / Run Joe

Teddy Wilson Trio

Teddy Wilson, piano; Aaron Bell, bass; Denzil Best, drums.
NYC, April 13, 1953
1200-4EmalineClef MGC-140; Norgran MGN-1051
1201-2TenderlyClef 89071, MGC-140; Norgran MGN-1051
1202-5Everything Happens To MeClef MGC-140; Norgran MGN-1036, MGN-1051
1203-1LizaClef 89071, MGC-140; Norgran MGN-1051
* Norgran MGN-1051   Teddy Wilson And His Piano - Intimate Listening (not released)
= Verve MGV-2011   Teddy Wilson And His Piano - Intimate Listening
* Norgran MGN-1036; Verve MGV-8127   Various Artists - Piano Interpretations
* Clef MGC-140   Teddy Wilson - The Didactic Mr. Wilson
* Clef 89071, 89071x45   Teddy Wilson - Tenderly / Liza

The Gene Krupa Sextet

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Willie Smith, alto sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Steve Jordan, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Gene Krupa, drums.
NYC, April 14, 1953
1204-3Capital IdeaClef 89099, MGC-152, MGC-703
1205-4Coronation HopClef 89057, MGC-152, MGC-687
1206-5ParadiseClef 89057, MGC-152, MGC-703
1207-11OvertimeClef 89099, MGC-152, MGC-687
* Clef MGC-703; Verve MGV-8087   Gene Krupa His Trio And Sextet - Drum Boogie
* Clef MGC-687; Verve MGV-8071   The Exciting Gene Krupa
* Clef MGC-152; Universal (J) UCCV-9039   The Gene Krupa Sextet #2
* Clef 89099, 89099x45   Gene Krupa - Capital Idea / Overtime
* Clef 89057, 89057x45   Gene Krupa - Coronation Hop / Paradise

The Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Art Blakey, drums.
NYC, April 15, 1953
1208-9FerdinandoClef MGC-149; Norgran MGN-1069
1209-3It Could Happen To MeNorgran MGN-1026, MGN-1069
1210-5Autumn In New YorkClef 89067; Norgran MGN-1026, MGN-1069
1211-8Bass On BallsNorgran MGN-1026, MGN-1069
1212-4 | 63VK737Left FieldNorgran MGN-1026, MGN-1069; Verve V/V6-8579
1213-3Show EyesClef 89067; Norgran MGN-1026, MGN-1069
1213-?Show Eyes (alternate take)Norgran EPN-123
* Norgran MGN-1069; Verve MGV-8159   The Buddy DeFranco Quartet - Mr. Clarinet
* Norgran MGN-1026   Buddy DeFranco Quartet
* Verve V/V6-8579   Various Artists - Winners All! Down Beat Jazz Poll
* Clef MGC-149; Norgran MGN-3   Buddy DeFranco Quartet
* Norgran EPN-123   The Buddy DeFranco Quartet
* Clef 89067, 89067x45   Buddy DeFranco - Autumn In New York / Show Eyes

Stan Getz Quintet

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; John Williams, piano; Bill Crow, bass; Al Levitt, drums.
NYC, April 16, 1953
1214-1Cool MixClef 89090, MGC-143
1215-5Rustic HopClef 89090, MGC-143; Verve MGV-8200
1215-7-unissued
1216-1Have You Met Miss JonesClef 89059, MGC-143
1217-2EruditionClef 89059, MGC-143; Verve MGV-8341
* Verve MGV-8200   Stan Getz And The Cool Sounds
= ARS G-407   The Cool Jazz Of Stan Getz
* Verve MGV-8341   Various Artists - Special College Jazz Album: Complimentary Record
* Clef MGC-143   The Artistry Of Stan Getz
* Clef 89090, 89090x45   Stan Getz - Cool Mix / Rustic Hop
* Clef 89059, 89059x45   Stan Getz - Have You Met Miss Jones / Erudition

The Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Art Blakey, drums.
NYC, April 20, 1953
1218-6But Not For MeClef MGC-149; Norgran MGN-1069
1219-4When Your Lover Has GoneClef MGC-149; Norgran MGN-1068
1220-3The Things We Did Last Summer-
1221-1Buddy's BluesNorgran MGN-1026, MGN-1069
* Norgran MGN-1069; Verve MGV-8159   The Buddy DeFranco Quartet - Mr. Clarinet
* Norgran MGN-1068; Verve MGV-8158   The Buddy DeFranco Quartet - Jazz Tones
* Norgran MGN-1026   Buddy DeFranco Quartet
* Clef MGC-149; Norgran MGN-3   Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Roy Eldridge Quintet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, organ; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, April 20, 1953
1222-1Love For SaleClef 89056, MGC-150, MGC-705; Verve VE-2-2531
1223-5 | 62VK206Dale's WailClef 89056, MGC-150, MGC-639, MGC-705; Verve VK-103, MGV-8194, VE-2-2531
1224-3The Man I LoveClef MGC-150, MGC-705; Verve VE-2-2531
1225-2Oscar's Arrangement-
* Clef MGC-705; Verve MGV-8089   Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra Featuring Oscar Peterson, Jo Jones - Dale's Wail
* Verve VE-2-2531   Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail
* Clef MGC-639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Verve MGV-8194   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Clef MGC-150   The Roy Eldridge Quintet
* Verve VK-103   Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail / Rockin' Chair
* Clef 89056, 89056x45   Roy Eldridge - Love For Sale / Dale's Wail

Ben Webster Quintet

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
NYC, April 21, 1953
1226-2Poutin'Clef unissued
1227-9CottontailMercury 89063; Norgran MGN-1001
1228-4Danny Boy (Londonderry Air)-
1229-3Bounce BluesNorgran MGN-1001
* Norgran MGN-1001   The Consummate Artistry Of Ben Webster
= Norgran MGN-1089   Ben Webster - King Of The Tenors (not released?)
= Verve MGV-8020   Ben Webster - King Of The Tenors
* Mercury 89063, 89063x45; Clef 89063, 89063x45   Ben Webster - Cottontail / Danny Boy (Londonderry Air)

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Joe Burnette, Roy Caton, Tommy DiCarlo, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green, trombone; Woody Herman, clarinet, alto sax; Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Trujillo, tenor sax; Sam Staff, baritone sax, flute; Nat Pierce, piano; Red Kelly, bass; Art Mardigan, drums; Clark Curtis, vocals.
NYC, May 14, 1953
P49194 | 63VK533Men From MarsMars M-800; Verve MGV-8216
P49195MoodyMars M-800; Clef MGC-745
P49501I'm Through With LoveMars M-1000; Clef MGC-745
P49502It Just Isn't Home Without You-
P49673Beau JazzMars M-900; Clef MGC-745
* Verve MGV-8216   Woody Herman And His Orchestra - Men From Mars
= Verve V/V6-8558   The Woody Herman Big Band - Hey! Heard The Herd?
* Clef MGC-745; Verve MGV-8014   Woody Herman And His Orchestra - Jazz, The Utmost!
* Mars M-800   Woody Herman - Men From Mars / Moody
* Mars M-1000   Woody Herman - I'm Through With Love / It Just Isn't Home Without You
* Mars M-900   Woody Herman - Moten Stomp / Beau Jazz

Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano, vocals; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
NYC, May 21, 1953
1230-1I'm Glad There Is YouClef MGC-145; Verve MGV-2012; Mosaic MD7-241
1231-1Polka Dots And MoonbeamsClef 89106, MGC-145; Verve MGV-2012; Mosaic MD7-241
1232-1One For My Baby-
1233-3I Hear MusicClef 89093, MGC-145; Verve MGV-2012; Mosaic MD7-241
1234-2Autumn In New York-
1235-4I Can't Give You Anything But LoveClef 89062, MGC-145; Verve MGV-2012; Mosaic MD7-241
1236-3Spring Is Here-
1237-2The Things We Did Last SummerClef MGC-145; Verve MGV-2012; Mosaic MD7-241
* Verve MGV-2012   The Vocal Styling Of Oscar Peterson - Romance
* Mosaic MD7-241   The Complete Clef/Mercury Recordings Of Oscar Peterson Trio
* Clef MGC-145   Oscar Peterson Sings
* Clef 89106, 89106x45   Oscar Peterson - Polka Dots And Moonbeams / One For My Baby
* Clef 89093, 89093x45   Oscar Peterson - I Hear Music / Autumn In New York
* Clef 89062, 89062x45   Oscar Peterson - I Can't Give You Anything But Love / Spring Is Here

Charlie Parker Quartet With Gil Evans Orchestra

Junior Collins, French horn; Al Block, flute; Tommy Mace, oboe; Manny Thaler, bassoon; Hal McKusick, clarinet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Tony Aless, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Max Roach, drums; The Dave Lambert Singers, including Annie Ross, vocals; Dave Lambert, vocals, arranger; Gil Evans, arranger, conductor.
Fulton Recording, NYC, May 25, 1953
1238-1In The Still Of The NightVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
1238-2--
1238-3--
1238-4--
1238-5--
1238-6--
1238-7-Mercury 11100; Clef MGC-646; Verve MGV-8009, MGV-8000, VE-2-2523
1239-1Old FolksVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
1239-2--
1239-3--
1239-4--
1239-5--
1239-6--
1239-7--
1239-8--
1239-9-Mercury 11100; Clef MGC-646; Verve MGV-8009, MGV-8000, V6-8787, VE-2-2523
1240-9If I Love AgainVerve MGV-8009, VE-2-2523
* Clef MGC-646   The Magnificent Charlie Parker
= Clef MGC-733   Charlie Parker - Yardbird (not released)
* Verve MGV-8009   Charlie Parker - Jazz Perennial: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7
* Verve MGV-8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV-8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE-2-2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve V6-8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird
* Mercury 11100, 11100x45; Clef 11100, 11100x45   Charlie Parker - In The Still Of The Night / Old Folks

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, Johnny Mandel, Benny Powell, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ernie Wilkins, alto, tenor sax, arranger; Frank Foster, Frank Wess, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Neal Hefti, arranger.
Los Angeles, CA, July 13, 1953
1256-7Plymouth RockClef MGC-626, MGC-724
1257-5Blues Go AwayClef MGC-626, MGC-723
1258One O'Clock Jumpunissued
* Clef MGC-626   Count Basie Dance Session, Vol. 1
* Clef MGC-724; Verve MGV-8104   Count Basie - King Of Swing
* Clef MGC-723; Verve MGV-8018   Basie Roars Again

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Max Roach, drums.
Fulton Recording, NYC, July 28, 1953
1246-1Chi-ChiVerve MGV-8005, 825 671-2
1246-2-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10, 825 671-2
1246-3-Verve MGV-8005, V/V6-8409, VE-2-2523, 825 671-2
1246-4Chi-Chi (alternate take)Verve 825 671-2
1246-5Chi-ChiVerve (J) J00J-29001/10, 825 671-2
1246-6-Clef 89138, MGC-157; Verve MGV-8005, 825 671-2
1247-1I Remember YouClef 89138, MGC-157; Verve MGV-8005, VE-2-2523, 825 671-2
1248-1Now's The TimeClef MGC-157; Verve MGV-8005, MGV-8001, V3HB-8840, VE-2-2523, 825 671-2
1249-1ConfirmationVerve (J) J00J-29001/10, 825 671-2
1249-2--
1249-3-Verve MGV-8005, MGV-8001, V3HB-8840, VE-2-2523, 825 671-2
* Verve MGV-8005   The Quartet Of Charlie Parker - Now's The Time: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #3
= ARS G-441   Now's The Time Featuring Charlie Parker
* Verve V/V6-8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Verve VE-2-2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve MGV-8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2
= Verve MGV-8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V3HB-8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve 825 671-2   The Quartet Of Charlie Parker
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird
* Clef MGC-157; Universal (J) UCCV-9111   Charlie Parker
* Clef 89138, 89138x45   Charlie Parker - Chi-Chi / I Remember You

The Stan Getz Quintet

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; John Williams, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Frank Isola, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, July 30, 1953
1241-4Love And The WeatherNorgran MGN-1000, MGN-1087
1242-3It Don't Mean A ThingNorgran MGN-1029; Verve 2-V6S-8818
1243-4Spring Is HereNorgran MGN-1000, MGN-1087
1244-1The Varsity DragNorgran MGN-1029
1245-2Crazy RhythmNorgran MGN-1000, MGN-1088
* Norgran MGN-1000   Interpretations By The Stan Getz Quintet
* Norgran MGN-1087   Stan Getz '56 (not released)
= Verve MGV-8029; ARS G-443   Stan Getz '57
* Norgran MGN-1029; Verve MGV-8122   Interpretations By The Stan Getz Quintet #3
* Verve 2-V6S-8818   Various Artists - We Love You Madly - A Tribute To Duke Ellington
* Norgran MGN-1088; Verve MGV-8177   More West Coast Jazz By Stan Getz

Louis Bellson And His Orchestra

Harry Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo, Ray Linn, trumpet; Hoyt Bohannon, Herb Harper, Tommy Pederson, trombone; Benny Carter, Willie Smith, alto sax; Wardell Gray, Bumps Myers, tenor sax; Bob Lawson, baritone sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; John Simmons, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, July, 1953
1250-3Caxton Hall SwingClef 89083; Norgran MGN-14, MGN-1046
1251-1For Europeans OnlyNorgran 108, MGN-14, MGN-1046
1252-4PhalangesClef 89083; Norgran MGN-14, MGN-1046
1253-3Skin DeepNorgran MGN-14, MGN-1046
* Norgran MGN-1046; Verve MGV-8137   Louis Bellson And His Orchestra - Skin Deep
* Norgran MGN-14   Louis Bellson - The Exciting Mr. Bellson And His Big Band
* Clef 89083, 89083x45   Louis Bellson - Caxton Hall Swing / Phalanges
* Norgran 108   Louis Bellson - For Europeans Only / Loris

Norman Granz' Jam Session

Harry Edison, trumpet; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Benny Carter, Willie Smith, alto sax; Stan Getz, Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Arnold Ross, piano #3,4; Count Basie, piano #1,2, organ #3; Freddie Green, guitar; John Simmons, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1953
1. 1259-6Apple JamClef MGC-4003; Verve VSP/VSPS-31
2. 1260-2Oh, Lady Be Good!Clef MGC-4004
3. 1261-2Blues For The Count-
4. 1262-4Ballad MedleyClef MGC-4003
* Clef MGC-4003, MGC-653; Verve MGV-8051   Norman Granz' Jam Session #3
* Verve VSP/VSPS-31   Stan Getz Plays Blues
* Clef MGC-4004, MGC-654; Verve MGV-8052   Norman Granz' Jam Session #4

The Stan Getz Quintet

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; John Williams, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Frank Isola, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1953
1263-1Minor BluesNorgran MGN-1008, MGN-1087
1264-2Fascinatin' Rhythm-
1265-3Willow Weep For MeNorgran MGN-1000, MGN-1088
* Norgran MGN-1008   Interpretations By The Stan Getz Quintet #2
* Norgran MGN-1087   Stan Getz '56 (not released)
= Verve MGV-8029; ARS G-443   Stan Getz '57
* Norgran MGN-1000   Interpretations By The Stan Getz Quintet
* Norgran MGN-1088; Verve MGV-8177   More West Coast Jazz By Stan Getz

Buddy Rich All Stars

Harry Edison, trumpet; Milt Bernhardt, trombone; Benny Carter, alto sax; Georgie Auld, tenor sax; Bob Lawson, baritone sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Simmons, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 21, 1953
1266-2Let's Fall In LoveClef 89094; Norgran MGN-26, MGN-1052
1267-3Me And My JaguarClef 89094; Norgran MGN-26, MGN-1052; Verve V6-8778
1268-7Just BluesNorgran MGN-26, MGN-1052; Verve V6-8778
* Norgran MGN-1052; Verve MGV-8142   The Swinging Buddy Rich
* Verve V6-8778   Buddy Rich - Super Rich
* Norgran MGN-26   The Swinging Buddy Rich
* Clef 89094, 89094x45   Buddy Rich - Let's Fall In Love / Me And My Jaguar

The Stan Getz Quintet

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; John Williams, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Frank Isola, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 22, 1953
1275-2It Don't Mean A ThingClef unissued
1276-1I Don't Know What Time It WasNorgran MGN-1008, MGN-1088
1277-1Tangerine-
1278-2The Nearness Of YouNorgran 106, MGN-1000, MGN-1088
1279-2Pot LuckNorgran MGN-1000, MGN-1021, MGN-1087; Verve MGV-8194
1279-3-Norgran 106
* Norgran MGN-1008   Interpretations By The Stan Getz Quintet #2
* Norgran MGN-1088; Verve MGV-8177   More West Coast Jazz By Stan Getz
* Norgran MGN-1000   Interpretations By The Stan Getz Quintet
* Norgran MGN-1021   Various Artists - Our Best, Vol. 2
* Norgran MGN-1087   Stan Getz '56 (not released)
= Verve MGV-8029; ARS G-443   Stan Getz '57
* Verve MGV-8194   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Norgran 106   Stan Getz - The Nearness Of You / Pot Luck

Norman Granz' Jam Session

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
NYC, September 2, 1953
1280-3Jam BluesClef MGC-711
1281-3Blue LouClef MGC-677
1282-3Just You, Just Me-
1283-3Ballad MedleyClef MGC-711
1284-3Jammin' For ClefClef MGC-4005
1285-2Rose Room-
* Clef MGC-711; Verve MGV-8094   Norman Granz' Jam Session #8
* Clef MGC-677; Verve MGV-8062   Norman Granz' Jam Session #7
* Clef MGC-4005, MGC-655; Verve MGV-8053   Norman Granz' Jam Session #5

The Lionel Hampton Quartet

Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
NYC, September 2, 1953
1286-2AlwaysClef MGC-611, MGC-726
1287-1'S Wonderful-
1288-7Air Mail SpecialClef MGC-611, MGC-727
1289-2The Nearness Of YouClef MGC-142, MGC-673
1290-1Soft WindsClef MGC-611, MGC-727
1291-1Stompin' At The SavoyClef MGC-142, MGC-673
* Clef MGC-611   The Lionel Hampton Quartet
* Clef MGC-726; Verve MGV-8105   Lionel Hampton - King Of The Vibes
* Clef MGC-727; Verve MGV-8106   Lionel Hampton And His All-Stars - Air Mail Special
* Clef MGC-673   The Lionel Hampton Quartet
= Clef MGC-738; Verve MGV-8114   Hamp!
* Clef MGC-142   The Lionel Hampton Quartet

Teddy Wilson Trio

Teddy Wilson, piano; Arvell Shaw, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
NYC, September 4, 1953
1296-5Nice Work If You Can Get ItClef MGC-156; Norgran MGN-1051
1297-1Air Mail Special-
1298-3Night And Day-
1299-1Cheek To Cheek-
* Norgran MGN-1051   Teddy Wilson And His Piano - Intimate Listening (not released)
= Verve MGV-2011   Teddy Wilson And His Piano - Intimate Listening
* Clef MGC-156   Soft Moods With Teddy Wilson

Hank Jones Trio

Hank Jones, piano; Johnny Smith, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
NYC, September 4, 1953
1300-4Thad's PadClef MGC-707
1301-9Things Are So Pretty In The Spring-
1302-3Little Girl Blue-
1303-8Odd Number-
* Clef MGC-707; Verve MGV-8091   Hank Jones Piano - Urbanity

Teddy Wilson Trio

Teddy Wilson, piano; Arvell Shaw, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
NYC, September 8, 1953
1304-5East Of The SunClef MGC-156; Norgran MGN-1051
1305-14Autumn In New York-
1306-2Isn't It Romantic-
1307-1You Go To My Head-
* Norgran MGN-1051   Teddy Wilson And His Piano - Intimate Listening (not released)
= Verve MGV-2011   Teddy Wilson And His Piano - Intimate Listening
* Clef MGC-156   Soft Moods With Teddy Wilson

Gene Krupa Septet

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Gene Krupa, drums.
NYC, September 10, 1953
1308-1ImaginationClef MGC-152, MGC-687
1309-1Don't Take Your Love From Me-
1310-5MidgetClef 89105, MGC-147, MGC-687
1311-3I'm Coming, VirginiaClef MGC-147, MGC-687
1312-3Payin' Them Dues BluesClef 89082, MGC-147, MGC-687
1313-3Jungle Drums-
1314-2ShowcaseClef 89105, MGC-147, MGC-687
1315-5Swedish Schnapps (as Swedish Pastry)Clef MGC-147, MGC-687
* Clef MGC-687; Verve MGV-8071   The Exciting Gene Krupa
* Clef MGC-152; Universal (J) UCCV-9039   The Gene Krupa Sextet #2
* Clef MGC-147   The Gene Krupa Sextet #1
* Clef 89105, 89105x45   Gene Krupa - Midget / Showcase
* Clef 89082, 89082x45   Gene Krupa - Payin' Them Dues Blues / Jungle Drums

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Bobby Styles, Harold Wegbreit, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Vernon Friley, Urbie Green, Frank Rehak, Kai Winding, trombone; Woody Herman, clarinet, alto sax, vocals; Jerry Coker, Dick Hafer, Bill Trujillo, tenor sax; Sam Staff, baritone sax, flute; Nat Pierce, piano; Red Kelly, bass; Art Mardigan, drums.
NYC, September 11, 1953
P4980-1 | 63VK544Four OthersMars M-1003; Verve MGV-8216
P49807I Love ParisMars M-1002; Clef MGC-745
P49808The Moon Is Blue-
P49809Sorry 'Bout The Whole Darn ThingMars M-1003
P49809-2-Verve MGV-2030
* Verve MGV-8216   Woody Herman And His Orchestra - Men From Mars
= Verve V/V6-8558   The Woody Herman Big Band - Hey! Heard The Herd?
* Clef MGC-745; Verve MGV-8014   Woody Herman And His Orchestra - Jazz, The Utmost!
* Verve MGV-2030   Woody Herman - Early Autumn
* Mars M-1003   Woody Herman - Four O Thers / Sorry 'Bout The Whole Darn Thing
* Mars M-1002   Woody Herman - I Love Paris / The Moon Is Blue

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Arthur Clarke, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
NYC, September 17, 1953
1316-4Easy Going HomeNorgran 113, MGN-1021; Verve MGV-8194; Norgran MGN-1061
1317-1IndianaNorgran 113, MGN-1061
1318-4Johnny's Blues, Part 1 & 2Clef 89098; Norgran MGN-1061
* Norgran MGN-1021   Various Artists - Our Best, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV-8194   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Norgran MGN-1061; Verve MGV-8151   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - The Blues
* Norgran 113   Johnny Hodges - Easy Going Home / Indiana
* Clef 89098, 89098x45   Johnny Hodges - Johnny's Blues, Part 1 & 2

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Roy Eldridge, Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Benny Carter, Willie Smith, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, Lester Young, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 19, 1953
Cool BluesClef MG VOL.16
Ballad Medley-
The Challenges-
The Drum Battle-
One O'Clock Jump-
Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Gene Krupa, drums.
The Blues-
Roy Eldridge, Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Benny Carter, Willie Smith, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, Lester Young, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, Gene Krupa, drums.
Flying Home-
* Clef MG VOL.16   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 16
= Verve MG VOL.9   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 9

The Oscar Peterson Trio At JATP

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 19, 1953
LollobrigidaClef MG VOL.16
Pompton Turnpike-
Swinging On A Star-
Love For Sale-
Swinging Till The Girls Come Home-
* Clef MG VOL.16   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 16
= Verve MG VOL.9   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 9

Lester Young Quintet At JATP

Lester Young, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 19, 1953
Lester's BluesClef MG VOL.16
I Cover The Waterfront-
Lester Gambols-
* Clef MG VOL.16   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 16
= Verve MG VOL.9   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 9

Gene Krupa Trio At JATP

Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Gene Krupa, drums.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 19, 1953
IndianaClef MG VOL.16
Somebody Loves Me-
Laura-
Stompin' At The Savoy-
* Clef MG VOL.16   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 16
= Verve MG VOL.9   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 9

Ella Fitzgerald At JATP

Raymond Tunia, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 19, 1953
My BillVerve 815 147-1
Why Don't You Do Right-
* Verve 815 147-1   The Ella Fitzgerald Set - Jazz At The Philharmonic

The Buddy DeFranco Big Band

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, Jack Lee, Joe Triscari, trumpet; Hoyt Bohannon, Joe Howard, Tommy Pederson, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Gus Bivona, Willie Schwartz, alto sax; Jimmy Giuffre, Don Raffell, tenor sax; Marty Berman, baritone sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Wesley Landers, drums; Russell Garcia, Nelson Riddle, arranger.
Los Angeles, CA, September 28 & 29, 1953
1319-6Gold Nugget SamClef 89092; Norgran MGN-1006
1320-5Love Is For The Very YoungClef 89088; Norgran MGN-1006
1321-4From Here To Eternity-
1322-4Punkin'Norgran MGN-1006
1323-6PyramidClef 89092; Norgran MGN-1006
1324-1CornballNorgran MGN-1006
* Norgran MGN-1006   The Progressive Mr. DeFranco
= Norgran MGN-1094; Verve MGV-8182   Music Of Buddy DeFranco - Odalisque
* Clef 89092, 89092x45   Buddy DeFranco - Gold Nugget Sam / Pyramid
* Clef 89088, 89088x45   Buddy DeFranco - Love Is For The Very Young / From Here To Eternity

Al Hibbler With Leroy Lovett And His Orchestra

Bobby Johnson, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Dickie Harris, Ted Kelly, trombone; Pete Clark, George Dorsey, alto sax; Stafford Simon, tenor sax; Rudy Williams, baritone sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Bill Smith, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.
NYC, September 30, 1953
1325-1As Time Goes ByClef 89095; Norgran MGN-4; Verve MGV-4000
1326-2AnneNorgran 100, MGN-4; Verve MGV-4000
1327-3You And I-
1328-1I'm Getting Sentimental Over YouClef 89095; Norgran MGN-4; Verve MGV-4000
* Verve MGV-4000   Al Hibbler Sings Love Songs
* Norgran MGN-4   Al Hibbler Favorites
* Clef 89095, 89095x45   Al Hibbler, Leroy Lovett - As Time Goes By / I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
* Norgran 100   Al Hibbler, Leroy Lovett - Anne / You And I

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Roy Eldridge, Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Benny Carter, Willie Smith, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano, organ; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Gene Krupa, drums.
live at concert, late September, 1953
Concert BluesClef MG VOL.16
* Clef MG VOL.16   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 16
= Verve MG VOL.9   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 9

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Jimmy Bonebrake, Bernie Glow, John Howell, Reuben McFall, trumpet; Jim Hewitt, Dick Kenney, Frank Rehak, Kai Winding, trombone; Woody Herman, clarinet, alto sax, vocals; Jerry Coker, Dick Hafer, Bill Trujillo, tenor sax; Sam Staff, baritone sax, flute; Nat Pierce, piano; Red Kelly, bass; Art Mardigan, drums.
NYC, October 5, 1953
P49830Pic-A-Dillyunissued
P49831 | 63VK545MarakeeshMars M-1004; Verve MGV-8216
P49832Love's A DogMars M-1004; Verve MGV-2030
P49833Baggage Man Bluesunissued
* Verve MGV-8216   Woody Herman And His Orchestra - Men From Mars
= Verve V/V6-8558   The Woody Herman Big Band - Hey! Heard The Herd?
* Verve MGV-2030   Woody Herman - Early Autumn
* Mars M-1004   Woody Herman - Marakeesh / Love's A Dog

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Roy Eldridge, Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Benny Carter, Willie Smith, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
"Nichigeki Theatre", Tokyo, Japan, November 4, 7 & 8, 1953
Introduction By Norman GranzVerve (J) MV-9061/63
Jam Session Blues (as Tokyo Blues)-
J.C. Heard Drum Solo (as Up)-
Cottontail-
Ballad Medley: The Nearness Of You / Someone To Watch Over Me / Flamingo / I Surrender, Dear / Sweet And Lovely / Stardust / Embraceable You-
* Verve (J) MV-9061/63; Pablo Live 2620-104, 2PACD-2620-104-2   Various Artists - J.A.T.P. In Tokyo: Live At The Nichigeki Theatre 1953

The Oscar Peterson Trio At JATP

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
"Nichigeki Theatre", Tokyo, Japan, November 4, 7 & 8, 1953
That Old Black MagicVerve (J) MV-9061/63
Tenderly-
(Sushi) Blues-
Alone Together-
Swingin' Till The Girls Come Home-
* Verve (J) MV-9061/63; Pablo Live 2620-104, 2PACD-2620-104-2   Various Artists - J.A.T.P. In Tokyo: Live At The Nichigeki Theatre 1953

Gene Krupa Trio At JATP

Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Gene Krupa, drums.
"Nichigeki Theatre", Tokyo, Japan, November 4, 7 & 8, 1953
Cocktails For TwoVerve (J) MV-9061/63
Indiana-
Don't Be That Way-
Stompin' At The Savoy-
* Verve (J) MV-9061/63; Pablo Live 2620-104, 2PACD-2620-104-2   Various Artists - J.A.T.P. In Tokyo: Live At The Nichigeki Theatre 1953

Ella Fitzgerald At JATP

Raymond Tunia, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.
"Nichigeki Theatre", Tokyo, Japan, November 4, 7 & 8, 1953
On The Sunny Side Of The StreetVerve (J) MV-9061/63
Body And SoulVerve (J) MV-9061/63; Pablo PACD-2405-441-2
Why Don't You Do Right-
Oh, Lady Be Good-
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)-
How High The Moon-
My Funny Valentine-
Smooth Sailin'Verve (J) MV-9061/63
Frim Fram Sauce-
* Verve (J) MV-9061/63; Pablo Live 2620-104, 2PACD-2620-104-2   Various Artists - J.A.T.P. In Tokyo: Live At The Nichigeki Theatre 1953
* Pablo PACD-2405-441-2   Ella Fitzgerald - The Best Of The Concert Years: Trios & Quartets From The Great Jazz At The Philharmonic Concerts

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Roy Eldridge, Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Benny Carter, Willie Smith, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums #2; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.
"Nichigeki Theatre", Tokyo, Japan, November 4, 7 & 8, 1953
1.PerdidoVerve (J) MV-9061/63
2.After Hours Session-
* Verve (J) MV-9061/63; Pablo Live 2620-104, 2PACD-2620-104-2   Various Artists - J.A.T.P. In Tokyo: Live At The Nichigeki Theatre 1953

Toshiko's Quartet

Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
Radio Tokyo Studio 2, Tokyo, Japan, November 13 & 14, 1953
What Is This Thing Called LoveNorgran MGN-22
Gone With The Wind-
I Want To Be Happy-
Toshiko's Blues-
Shadrack-
Solidado-
Squatty Roo-
Laura-
* Norgran MGN-22   Toshiko's Piano

Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano, vocals; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1953
1329-1Pompton TurnpikeClef MGC-694; Mosaic MD7-241
1329-2Pompton Turnpike (breakdown)Clef rejected?
1329-3Pompton TurnpikeClef 89127; Mosaic MD7-241
1330-1CherokeeClef MGC-694; Mosaic MD7-241
1331-1Soft Winds-
1331-2-Clef 89148; Mosaic MD7-241
1332-5CariocaClef MGC-625; Mosaic MD7-241
1333-1The ContinentalMosaic MD7-241
1333-3-Clef MGC-694; Verve V6-8775; Mosaic MD7-241
1334-1Tea For TwoClef 89127 (alt.), MGC-625; Mosaic MD7-241
1335-1I Know That You KnowClef MGC-625; Mosaic MD7-241
1336-1Hallelujah (breakdown)Clef rejected?
1336-2HallelujahClef MGC-625; Mosaic MD7-241
1337-3YesterdaysClef MGC-623; Mosaic MD7-241
1338-2You're Too BeautifulClef MGC-695; Mosaic MD7-241
1339-2Isn't It RomanticClef MGC-624; Mosaic MD7-241
1340-3The Sheik Of ArabyMosaic MD7-241
1341-1There'll Be Some Changes Made-
* Clef MGC-694; Verve MGV-2044   Recital By Oscar Peterson
= Verve MGV-8078   Recital By Oscar Peterson (not released)
* Clef MGC-625   Oscar Peterson Plays Vincent Youmans
* Verve V6-8775   Oscar Peterson - Oscar's
* Clef MGC-623   Oscar Peterson Plays Jerome Kern
* Clef MGC-695; Verve MGV-2045   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson
= Verve MGV-8079   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson (not released)
* Clef MGC-624   Oscar Peterson Plays Richard Rodgers
* Mosaic MD7-241   The Complete Clef/Mercury Recordings Of Oscar Peterson Trio
* Clef 89127, 89127x45   Oscar Peterson - Pompton Turnpike / Serenade In Blue
* Clef 89148, 89148x45   Oscar Peterson - Soft Winds / Sweet Lorraine
* Clef 89127 (alt.), 89127x45 (alt.)   Oscar Peterson - Tea For Two / Serenade In Blue

Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, December 7, 1953
1342-1Without A SongClef MGC-625; Mosaic MD7-241
1343-1Sometimes I'm Happy-
1344-3Time On My Hands-
1345-2More Than You Know-
1346-5This Can't Be LoveClef MGC-624; Mosaic MD7-241
1347-1Blue Moon-
1348-2The Lady Is A Tramp-
1349-3It Might As Well Be Spring-
1350-1Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered-
1351-1The Way You Look TonightClef MGC-623; Mosaic MD7-241
1352-2Old Man River-
1353-1Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man-
1354-2The Song Is You-
1355-3Lovely To Look At-
1356-3Johnny One NoteClef MGC-624; Mosaic MD7-241
1357-3Smoke Gets In Your EyesClef MGC-623; Mosaic MD7-241
1358-2Bill-
1359-1Look For The Silver LiningClef MGC-695; Mosaic MD7-241
1360-1The Surrey With The Fringe On TopClef MGC-624; Mosaic MD7-241
1361-2Lover-
* Clef MGC-625   Oscar Peterson Plays Vincent Youmans
* Clef MGC-624   Oscar Peterson Plays Richard Rodgers
* Clef MGC-623   Oscar Peterson Plays Jerome Kern
* Clef MGC-695; Verve MGV-2045   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson
= Verve MGV-8079   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson (not released)
* Mosaic MD7-241   The Complete Clef/Mercury Recordings Of Oscar Peterson Trio

Ben Webster And His Orchestra

Harry Edison, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December 8, 1953
1362-2That's AllNorgran 103
1362-5-Norgran MGN-1001
1363-2Pennies From HeavenNorgran 115, MGN-1001
1364-3TenderlyNorgran 115, MGN-1001, MGN-1021, MGN-1034
1365-1Jive At SixNorgran 103
1365-5-Norgran MGN-1001
1366-3Don't Get Around Much Anymore-
* Norgran MGN-1001   The Consummate Artistry Of Ben Webster
= Norgran MGN-1089   Ben Webster - King Of The Tenors (not released?)
= Verve MGV-8020   Ben Webster - King Of The Tenors
* Norgran MGN-1021   Various Artists - Our Best, Vol. 2
* Norgran MGN-1034; Verve MGV-8125   Various Artists - Tenor Saxes
* Norgran 103   Ben Webster - That's All / Jive At Six
* Norgran 115   Ben Webster - Pennies From Heaven / Tenderly

Dizzy Gillespie - Stan Getz Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Max Roach, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December 9, 1953
1367-4Girl Of My DreamsNorgran MGN-18, MGN-1050; Verve VE-2-2521
1368-7 | 63VK624It Don't Mean A ThingNorgran MGN-2, MGN-1050; Verve V/V6-8566, VE-2-2521
1369-1It's The Talk Of The TownNorgran 107, MGN-2, MGN-1050, MGN-1021; Verve MGV-8195, VE-2-2521
1370-1Siboney, Part 1Norgran MGN-18, MGN-1050; Verve VE-2-2521
1371-2Siboney, Part 2-
1372-3 | 63VK622Exactly Like YouNorgran MGN-2, MGN-1050; Verve V/V6-8566, VE-2-2521
1373-3I Let A Song Go Out Of My HeartNorgran MGN-2, MGN-1050; Verve VE-2-2521
1374-1ImpromptuNorgran MGN-18, MGN-1050; Verve VE-2-2521
* Norgran MGN-1050; Verve MGV-8141   Diz And Getz
* Verve VE-2-2521   Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz - Diz And Getz
* Verve V/V6-8566   The Essential Dizzy Gillespie
* Norgran MGN-1021   Various Artists - Our Best, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV-8195   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #2
* Norgran MGN-18   More Of The Dizzy Gillespie-Stan Getz Sextet #2
* Norgran MGN-2   The Dizzy Gillespie-Stan Getz Sextet
* Norgran 107   Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz - It's The Talk Of The Town

The Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, December 10, 1953
1375-1I Want To Be HappyClef MGC-625
1376-3ManhattanClef MGC-624
1377-1Great DayClef MGC-625
1378Tenderlyunissued
* Clef MGC-625   Oscar Peterson Plays Vincent Youmans
* Clef MGC-624   Oscar Peterson Plays Richard Rodgers

Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra

Russell Jacquet, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Johnny Acea, piano; Al Lucas, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums.
NYC, December 11, 1953
1387-2Little JeffClef 89121, MGC-167, MGC-702
1388-5Jacquet JumpsClef 89107, MGC-167, MGC-702
1389-5Blue NocturneClef 89125, MGC-167, MGC-702; Verve VE-2-2544
1390-5One You ToesClef 89142, MGC-167, MGC-702
1391-3R.U. OneClef 89125, MGC-167, MGC-702
1392-2Jatap CongaClef 89107, MGC-167, MGC-701
1393-1It's The Talk Of The TownClef 89142, MGC-167, MGC-701; Verve VE-2-2544
1394-7HeadsClef 89121, MGC-167, MGC-701; Verve VE-2-2544
* Clef MGC-702; Verve MGV-8086   Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra - Groovin' With Jacquet
* Verve VE-2-2544   Illinois Jacquet - The Cool Rage
* Clef MGC-701; Verve MGV-8085   Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra Featuring Count Basie - Port Of Rico
* Clef MGC-167   Illinois Jacquet - Jazz By Jacquet
* Clef 89121, 89121x45   Illinois Jacquet - Little Jeff / Heads
* Clef 89107, 89107x45   Illinois Jacquet - Jacquet Jumps / Jatap Conga
* Clef 89125, 89125x45   Illinois Jacquet - Blue Nocturne / R.U. One
* Clef 89142, 89142x45   Illinois Jacquet - One You Toes / It's The Talk Of The Town

Lester Young Quintet

Jesse Drakes, trumpet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Connie Kay, drums.
Fine Sound, NYC, December 11, 1953
1395-2Willow Weep For MeNorgran 112, MGN-1071
1396-1This Can't Be LoveNorgran MGN-1071, MGN-1034; Verve MGV-8308
1397-1Can't We Be FriendsNorgran 121, MGN-1071
1398-3TenderlyNorgran 102, MGN-1071
1399-2New D.B. BluesNorgran 102, MGN-1071, MGN-1021; Verve MGV-8194, MGV-8308, V-8398, V3HB-8849
1400-2Jumpin' At The WoodsideNorgran 112, MGN-1071; Verve MGV-8308
1401-1I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeNorgran MGN-1071, MGN-1034
1402-1Oh, Lady Be GoodNorgran 121, MGN-1071; Verve MGV-8308
* Norgran MGN-1071; Verve MGV-8161   Lester Young And His Orchestra - Lester's Here
* Norgran MGN-1034; Verve MGV-8125   Various Artists - Tenor Saxes
* Verve MGV-8308   The Lester Young Story
* Norgran MGN-1021   Various Artists - Our Best, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV-8194   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Verve V-8398   The Essential Lester Young
* Verve V3HB-8849   Lester Young - Return Engagement
* Norgran 112   Lester Young - Willow Weep For Me / Jumpin' At The Woodside
* Norgran 121   Lester Young - Can't We Be Friends / Oh, Lady Be Good
* Norgran 102   Lester Young - Tenderly / New D.B. Blues

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Henderson Chambers, Henry Coker, Benny Powell, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ernie Wilkins, alto, tenor sax, arranger; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, arranger; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar, arranger; Eddie Jones, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Neal Hefti, Johnny Mandel, arranger.
NYC, December 12, 1953
1403-3Peace PipeClef 89115, MGC-626, MGC-723; Verve VE-2-2517
1404-3Straight LifeClef MGC-626, MGC-723; Verve VE-2-2517
1405-1BubblesClef MGC-626, MGC-724; Verve VE-2-2517
1406-2Softly With FeelingClef 89112, MGC-626, MGC-723; Verve VE-2-2517
1407-6Cherry PointClef 89120, MGC-626, MGC-724; Verve VE-2-2517
1408-1Base Goes WessClef 89112, MGC-626, MGC-723; Verve VE-2-2517
1409-2Right OnClef 89120
1409-5-Clef MGC-626, MGC-724; Verve VE-2-2517
1410-1The Blues Done Come BackClef 89115, MGC-626, MGC-724; Verve VE-2-2517
* Clef MGC-626   Count Basie Dance Session, Vol. 1
* Clef MGC-723; Verve MGV-8018   Basie Roars Again
* Verve VE-2-2517   Count Basie - Sixteen Men Swinging
* Clef MGC-724; Verve MGV-8104   Count Basie - King Of Swing
* Clef 89115, 89115x45   Count Basie - Peace Pipe / The Blues Done Come Back
* Clef 89112, 89112x45   Count Basie - Softly With Feeling / Base Goes Wess
* Clef 89120, 89120x45   Count Basie - Cherry Point / Right On

The Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, December 16, 1953
1387-2It's All In The GameClef unissued
1388-2Winter Wonderland-
1389-3Rain-
1390-2Love You Madly-

Art Tatum Solo

Art Tatum, piano.
Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953
1411-1Can't We Be FriendsClef MGC-612; Norgran MGN-1036; Pablo 2310-812, PACD-2405-439-2
1412-1This Can't Be LoveClef MGC-612; Pablo 2310-729
1413-4ElegyClef MGC-612; Verve V/V6-8433; Pablo 2310-729
1414-1Memories Of YouClef MGC-613; Pablo 2310-811, PACD-2405-436-2
1415-4Over The RainbowClef MGC-613; Pablo 2310-811, PACD-2405-437-2, PACD-2405-442-2
1416-2If You Hadn't Gone Away (as Blues In My Heart)Clef MGC-612; Pablo 2310-809, PACD-2405-434-2
1417-1Body And SoulClef MGC-613; Pablo 2310-723, PACD-2405-442-2
1418-2The Man I LoveClef MGC-613; Norgran MGN-1036; Verve VSP/VSPS-33; Pablo 2310-789
1419-1Makin' WhoopeeClef MGC-613; Pablo 2310-790, PACD-2405-442-2
1420-1September SongClef MGC-657; Pablo 2310-729
1421-1Begin The BeguineClef MGC-612; Pablo 2310-730
1422-1HumoresqueClef MGC-612; Pablo 2310-792
1423-1LouiseClef MGC-614; Pablo 2310-790
1424-1Love For SaleClef MGC-614; Pablo 2310-723
1425-1JudyClef MGC-612; Pablo 2310-811, PACD-2405-438-2
1426-1I'm Comin' VirginiaClef MGC-614; Pablo 2310-791
1427-2Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsClef MGC-614; Pablo 2310-812, PACD-2405-438-2
1428-1Dixieland BandClef MGC-612; Verve V/V6-8433; Pablo 2310-730
1429-1Embraceable YouClef MGC-614; Pablo 2310-808, PACD-2405-432-2
1430-1Come Rain Or Come ShineClef MGC-614; Pablo 2310-808, PACD-2405-433-2
1431-1Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'Clef MGC-615; Pablo 2310-723
1432-1There Will Never Be Another YouClef MGC-615; Pablo 2310-729
1433-1TenderlyClef MGC-615; Verve V/V6-8433; Pablo 2310-730
1434-1What Does It TakeClef MGC-615; Pablo 2310-792
1435-1You Took Advantage Of MeClef MGC-615; Pablo 2310-808, PACD-2405-432-2
1436-1Mighty Lak A Roseunissued
1437-1I've Got The World On A StringClef MGC-615; Pablo 2310-789, PACD-2405-442-2
1438-1YesterdaysClef MGC-615; Pablo 2310-730
1439-1I Hadn't Anyone Till YouClef MGC-657; Pablo 2310-810, PACD-2405-435-2
1440-1Night And DayClef MGC-657; Pablo 2310-791, PACD-2405-442-2
1441-1Jitterbug WaltzClef MGC-657; Verve V/V6-8433; Pablo 2310-730
1442-1Someone To Watch Over MeClef MGC-658; Verve V/V6-8433; Pablo 2310-811, PACD-2405-437-2, PACD-2405-442-2
1443-1The Very Thought Of YouClef MGC-658; Pablo 2310-809, PACD-2405-433-2
1444-1You're Driving Me CrazyClef MGC-657; Pablo 2310-790
1445-1I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With YouClef MGC-658; Pablo 2310-729
* Clef MGC-612; Verve MGV-8036, MGV-8101-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum #1
= Clef MGC-2002-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum
* Norgran MGN-1036; Verve MGV-8127   Various Artists - Piano Interpretations
* Pablo 2310-812, 2310-875   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 13
* Pablo 2310-729   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 2
= Pablo PACD-2405-433-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume Two
* Verve V/V6-8433   The Essential Art Tatum
* Clef MGC-613; Verve MGV-8037   The Genius Of Art Tatum #2
= Clef MGC-2002-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum
= Verve MGV-8101-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum #1
* Pablo 2310-811, 2310-870   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 12
* Pablo 2310-809, 2310-862   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 10
* Pablo 2310-723   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 1
= Pablo PACD-2405-432-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume One
* Verve VSP/VSPS-33   Art Tatum - The Art Of Art
* Pablo 2310-789   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 4
= Pablo PACD-2405-435-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume Four
* Pablo 2310-790   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 5
= Pablo PACD-2405-436-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume Five
* Clef MGC-657; Verve MGV-8055   The Genius Of Art Tatum #6
= Verve MGV-8102-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum #2
* Pablo 2310-730   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 3
= Pablo PACD-2405-434-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume Three
* Pablo 2310-792   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 7
= Pablo PACD-2405-438-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume Seven
* Clef MGC-614; Verve MGV-8038   The Genius Of Art Tatum #3
= Clef MGC-2002-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum
= Verve MGV-8101-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum #1
* Pablo 2310-791   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 6
= Pablo PACD-2405-437-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume Six
* Pablo 2310-808, 2310-835   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 9
* Clef MGC-615; Verve MGV-8039   The Genius Of Art Tatum #4
= Clef MGC-2002-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum
= Verve MGV-8101-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum #1
* Pablo 2310-810, 2310-864   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 11
* Clef MGC-658; Verve MGV-8056   The Genius Of Art Tatum #7
= Verve MGV-8102-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum #2
* Pablo PACD-2405-439-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume Eight
* Pablo PACD-2405-442-2   Art Tatum - The Best Of The Complete Pablo Solo Masterpieces

Art Tatum Solo

Art Tatum, piano.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953
1446-1StardustClef MGC-658; Pablo 2310-789, PACD-2405-442-2
1447-1I Cover The WaterfrontClef MGC-659; Pablo 2310-790, PACD-2405-442-2
1448-1Where Or WhenClef MGC-658; Pablo 2310-812, PACD-2405-438-2
1449-1Stay As Sweet As You AreClef MGC-658; Pablo 2310-723
1450-1Fine And DandyClef MGC-659; Pablo 2310-790
1451-1All The Things You AreClef MGC-659; Pablo 2310-730
1452-1Have You Met Miss JonesClef MGC-618; Pablo 2310-723
1453-1In A Sentimental MoodClef MGC-618; Pablo 2310-793, PACD-2405-442-2
1454-1I'll See You AgainClef MGC-658; Pablo 2310-810, PACD-2405-435-2
1455-1I'll See You In My DreamsClef MGC-660; Pablo 2310-729
1456-1Ill WindClef MGC-660; Pablo 2310-789
1457-1Isn't This A Lovely DayClef MGC-618; Pablo 2310-789
1458-1Blue SkiesClef MGC-660; Pablo 2310-793
1459-1Without A SongClef MGC-618; Pablo 2310-810, PACD-2405-435-2
1460-1Stompin' At The SavoyClef MGC-618; Norgran MGN-1036; Verve VSP/VSPS-33; Pablo 2310-790, PACD-2405-442-2
1461-1My Last AffairClef MGC-618; Pablo 2310-723
1462-1I'm In The Mood For LoveClef MGC-659; Pablo 2310-808, PACD-2405-432-2
1463-1TabooClef MGC-618; Pablo 2310-792
1464-1Would You Like To Take A WalkClef MGC-660; Verve V/V6-8433; Pablo 2310-809, PACD-2405-433-2, PACD-2405-442-2
1465-1I've Got A Crush On YouClef MGC-660; Pablo 2310-791
1466-1Japanese SandmanClef MGC-660; Pablo 2310-792
1467-1Too Marvelous For WordsClef MGC-661; Pablo 2310-808, PACD-2405-432-2, PACD-2405-442-2
1468-1Aunt Hagar's BluesClef MGC-660; Pablo 2310-789
1469-1Just Like A Butterfly That's Caught In The RainClef MGC-661; Pablo 2310-811, PACD-2405-437-2
1470-1Gone With The WindClef MGC-661; Pablo 2310-729, 2625-713
1471-1Danny BoyClef MGC-661; Pablo 2310-811, PACD-2405-437-2
1472-1They Can't Take That Away From MeClef MGC-661; Pablo 2310-789
1473-1Tea For TwoClef MGC-661; Pablo 2310-808, PACD-2405-433-2, PACD-2405-442-2
1474-1It's The Talk Of The TownClef MGC-661; Pablo 2310-793
1475-1Blue LouClef MGC-661; Pablo 2310-808, PACD-2405-432-2
1476-1When A Woman Loves A ManClef MGC-659; Pablo 2310-812, PACD-2405-439-2
1477-1Willow Weep For MeClef MGC-659; Verve V/V6-8433; Pablo 2310-723
1478-1Ain't Misbehavin'Clef MGC-659; Pablo 2310-791, PACD-2405-442-2
1479-1Smoke Gets In Your EyesClef MGC-657; Pablo 2310-792
1480-1Mighty Lak A RoseClef MGC-613; Pablo 2310-792
* Clef MGC-658; Verve MGV-8056   The Genius Of Art Tatum #7
= Verve MGV-8102-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum #2
* Pablo 2310-789   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 4
= Pablo PACD-2405-435-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume Four
* Clef MGC-659; Verve MGV-8057   The Genius Of Art Tatum #8
= Verve MGV-8102-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum #2
* Pablo 2310-790   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 5
= Pablo PACD-2405-436-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume Five
* Pablo 2310-812, 2310-875   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 13
* Pablo 2310-723   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 1
= Pablo PACD-2405-432-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume One
* Pablo 2310-730   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 3
= Pablo PACD-2405-434-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume Three
* Clef MGC-618; Verve MGV-8040   The Genius Of Art Tatum #5
= Clef MGC-2002-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum
= Verve MGV-8101-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum #1
* Pablo 2310-793   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 8
= Pablo PACD-2405-439-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume Eight
* Pablo 2310-810, 2310-864   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 11
* Clef MGC-660; Verve MGV-8058   The Genius Of Art Tatum #9
= Verve MGV-8102-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum #2
* Pablo 2310-729   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 2
= Pablo PACD-2405-433-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume Two
* Norgran MGN-1036; Verve MGV-8127   Various Artists - Piano Interpretations
* Verve VSP/VSPS-33   Art Tatum - The Art Of Art
* Pablo 2310-808, 2310-835   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 9
* Pablo 2310-792   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 7
= Pablo PACD-2405-438-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume Seven
* Verve V/V6-8433   The Essential Art Tatum
* Pablo 2310-809, 2310-862   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 10
* Pablo 2310-791   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 6
= Pablo PACD-2405-437-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume Six
* Clef MGC-661; Verve MGV-8059   The Genius Of Art Tatum #10
= Verve MGV-8102-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum #2
* Pablo 2310-811, 2310-870   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 12
* Pablo 2625-713   Various Artists - The Pablo Collection
* Clef MGC-657; Verve MGV-8055   The Genius Of Art Tatum #6
= Verve MGV-8102-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum #2
* Clef MGC-613; Verve MGV-8037   The Genius Of Art Tatum #2
= Clef MGC-2002-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum
= Verve MGV-8101-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum #1
* Pablo PACD-2405-442-2   Art Tatum - The Best Of The Complete Pablo Solo Masterpieces

The Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, December 31, 1953
1481-4I Won't DanceClef MGC-623
* Clef MGC-623   Oscar Peterson Plays Jerome Kern

Benny Carter Quintet With Joe Glover And His Orchestra

Benny Carter, alto sax, arranger; Gerry Wiggins, piano; Jack Marshall, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; with Joseph Eger, John Graas, Gale Robinson, horn; Benjamin Barrett, concertmaster; Sam Cytron, John DeVoogdt, Henry Hill, George Kast, Jack Shulman, Cyril Towbin, violin; Lou Kievman, Abraham Weiss, viola; Armand Kaproff, Ray Kramer, cello; Joe Glover, arranger, conductor.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December 31, 1953
1482-5I'll Be AroundNorgran MGN-10, MGN-1070
1483-1Beautiful Love-
1483-5-Clef unissued
1484-2Blue StarNorgran MGN-10, MGN-1070
1485-4FlamingoClef 89109; Norgran MGN-10, MGN-1070
* Norgran MGN-1070; Verve MGV-8160   Benny Carter And His Orchestra - Cosmopolite
* Norgran MGN-10   Benny Carter - The Urbane Mr. Carter
* Clef 89109, 89109x45   Benny Carter - Flamingo / Can't We Be Friends

Roy Eldridge Quintet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December, 1953
1379-6Willow Weep For MeClef 89110, MGC-162, MGC-705
1380-2Somebody Loves Me-
1381-1When Your Lover Has GoneClef 89123, MGC-162, MGC-705
1382-8When It's Sleepy Time Down SouthClef 89116, MGC-162, MGC-705
1382-9-unissued
1383-1Feeling A DraftClef MGC-162, MGC-705
1384-1Don't Blame Me-
1385-3Echoes Of HarlemClef 89116, MGC-162, MGC-705
1385-4-unissued
1386-3I Can't Get StartedClef 89123, MGC-162, MGC-705
* Clef MGC-705; Verve MGV-8089   Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra Featuring Oscar Peterson, Jo Jones - Dale's Wail
* Clef MGC-162   Roy Eldridge - The Strolling Mr. Eldridge
* Clef 89110, 89110x45   Roy Eldridge - Willow Weep For Me / Somebody Loves Me
* Clef 89123, 89123x45   Roy Eldridge - When Your Lover Has Gone / I Can't Get Started
* Clef 89116, 89116x45   Roy Eldridge - When It's Sleepy Time Down South / Echoes Of Harlem

Slim Gaillard And His Orchestra

unknown, tenor sax; unknown, piano; Slim Gaillard, guitar, vocals; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; unidentified brass.
NYC, December, 1953
1486-7I'm In The Mood For LoveNorgran MGN-13; Verve MGV-2013
1487Mishugana MamboClef 89103; Verve MGV-2013
1488Go Man GoClef 89103; Norgran MGN-13
* Verve MGV-2013   Chef Slim Gaillard - Smorgasbord...Help Yourself!
* Norgran MGN-13   Slim Gaillard And His Musical Aggregation
* Clef 89103, 89103x45   Slim Gaillard - Mishugana Mambo / Go Man Go

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew, piano; Eugene Wright, bass; Charles Wright, drums.
1953
1269-3BluesvilleNorgran MGN-1002
1270-1Angie-
1271-3I'll Remember April-
1272-1I Can Make You Love Me (solo)-
1273-1My Beautiful Lady-
1274-1Many Miles Away-
* Norgran MGN-1002   The Modernity Of Kenny Drew
= Norgran MGN-1066; Verve MGV-8156   Kenny Drew And His Progressive Piano

Roger King Mozian And His Orchestra

Roger King Mozian, trumpet; and others.
1953
1292Midnight In Spanish HarlemClef 89081, MGC-166
1293Love For Sale-
1294PanoramaClef 89091, MGC-166
1295Temptation-
* Clef MGC-166   The Colorful Music Of Roger King Mozian
* Clef 89081, 89081x45   Roger King Mozian - Midnight In Spanish Harlem / Love For Sale
* Clef 89091, 89091x45   Roger King Mozian - Panorama / Temptation