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 - Blue Saxophone
* 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 - Men From Mars
= Verve V/V6 8558   Woody Herman - 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 - Intimate Listening (not released)
= Verve MGV 2011   Teddy Wilson - 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

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 - Drum Boogie
* Clef MGC 687; Verve MGV 8071   The Exciting Gene Krupa And His Quartet
* 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

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 1026
1209-3It Could Happen To YouNorgran MGN 1026
1210-5Autumn In New YorkClef 89067; Norgran MGN 1026
1211-8Base On BallsNorgran MGN 1026
1212-4 | 63VK737Left FieldNorgran MGN 1026; Verve V/V6 8579
1213-3Show EyesClef 89067; Norgran MGN 1026
1213-?Show Eyes (alternate take)Norgran EPN 123
* Norgran MGN 1026   Buddy DeFranco Quartet
= Norgran MGN 1069; Verve MGV 8159   Buddy DeFranco - Mr. Clarinet
* 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

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 1026
1219-4When Your Lover Has GoneClef MGC 149; Norgran MGN 1068
1220-3The Things We Did Last Summer-
1221-1Buddy's BluesNorgran MGN 1026
* Norgran MGN 1026   Buddy DeFranco Quartet
= Norgran MGN 1069; Verve MGV 8159   Buddy DeFranco - Mr. Clarinet
* Norgran MGN 1068; Verve MGV 8158   Buddy DeFranco - Jazz Tones
* 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 VE2 2531
1223-5 | 62VK206Dale's WailClef 89056, MGC 150, MGC 639, MGC 705; Verve VK 103, MGV 8194, VE2 2531
1224-3The Man I LoveClef MGC 150, MGC 705; Verve VE2 2531
1225-2Oscar's Arrangement-
* Clef MGC 705; Verve MGV 8089   Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail
* Verve VE2 2531   Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail
* Clef MGC 639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Verve MGV 8194   Various Artists - Verve 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
= Verve MGV 8020   Ben Webster - King Of 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 - Men From Mars
= Verve V/V6 8558   Woody Herman - Hey! Heard The Herd
* Clef MGC 745; Verve MGV 8014   Woody Herman - 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, VE2 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, VE2 2523
1240-9If I Love AgainVerve MGV 8009, VE2 2523
* Clef MGC 646   The Magnificent Charlie Parker
= Clef MGC 733   Charlie Parker - Yardbird (not released)
* Verve MGV 8009   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 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 - The King Of Swing
* Clef MGC 723; Verve MGV 8018   Count Basie - 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, VE2 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, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1248-1Now's The TimeClef MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, MGV 8001, V3HB 8840, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1249-1ConfirmationVerve (J) J00J-29001/10, 825 671-2
1249-2--
1249-3-Verve MGV 8005, MGV 8001, V3HB 8840, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
* Verve MGV 8005   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #3 - Now's The Time
= ARS G 441   Charlie Parker - Now's The Time
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Verve VE2 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

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 2V6S 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 2V6S 8818   Various Artists - We Love You Madly - A Tribute To Duke Ellington
* Norgran MGN 1088; Verve MGV 8177   More West Coast Jazz With 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 - 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 31
2. 1260-2Lady Be GoodClef 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 31   Stan Getz Plays Blues
* Clef MGC 4004, MGC 654; Verve MGV 8052   Norman Granz' Jam Session #4

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 With 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   The Swingin' Buddy Rich
= 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

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 With 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 - Verve 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

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 - Air Mail Special
* Clef MGC 673   The Lionel Hampton Quartet
= Clef MGC 738; Verve MGV 8114   Lionel Hampton - Hamp!
* Clef MGC 142   The Lionel Hampton Quartet

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   Piano Solo By Hank Jones - Urbanity
= Verve MGV 8091   Hank Jones Piano - Urbanity

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 - Intimate Listening (not released)
= Verve MGV 2011   Teddy Wilson - Intimate Listening
* Clef MGC 156   Soft Moods With Teddy Wilson

Teddy Wilson Trio

Teddy Wilson, piano; Arvell Shaw, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.: same personnel.
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 - Intimate Listening (not released)
= Verve MGV 2011   Teddy Wilson - 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 And His Quartet
* 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 - Men From Mars
= Verve V/V6 8558   Woody Herman - Hey! Heard The Herd
* Clef MGC 745; Verve MGV 8014   Woody Herman - 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 - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Norgran MGN 1061; Verve MGV 8151   Johnny Hodges - 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   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 16
= Verve MG VOL.9   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 9

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   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 16
= Verve MG VOL.9   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   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 16
= Verve MG VOL.9   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   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 16
= Verve MG VOL.9   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   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Ella Fitzgerald Set

Buddy DeFranco And His Orchestra

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; Russ 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   Buddy DeFranco - The Progressive Mr. DeFranco
= Norgran MGN 1094; Verve MGV 8182   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   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 16
= Verve MG VOL.9   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 - Men From Mars
= Verve V/V6 8558   Woody Herman - 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   Jazz At The Philharmonic - J.A.T.P. In Tokyo - Live At The Nichigeki Theatre 1953

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   Jazz At The Philharmonic - 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   Jazz At The Philharmonic - 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   Jazz At The Philharmonic - 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 And 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   Jazz At The Philharmonic - 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
= Verve MGV 8020   Ben Webster - King Of 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 VE2 2521
1368-7 | 63VK624It Don't Mean A ThingNorgran MGN 2, MGN 1050; Verve V/V6 8566, VE2 2521
1369-1It's The Talk Of The TownNorgran 107, MGN 2, MGN 1050, MGN 1021; Verve MGV 8195, VE2 2521
1370-1Siboney, Part 1Norgran MGN 18, MGN 1050; Verve VE2 2521
1371-2Siboney, Part 2-
1372-3 | 63VK622Exactly Like YouNorgran MGN 2, MGN 1050; Verve V/V6 8566, VE2 2521
1373-3I Let A Song Go Out Of My HeartNorgran MGN 2, MGN 1050; Verve VE2 2521
1374-1ImpromptuNorgran MGN 18, MGN 1050; Verve VE2 2521
* Norgran MGN 1050; Verve MGV 8141   Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz - Diz And Getz
* Verve VE2 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 - Verve 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

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 VE2 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 VE2 2544
1394-7HeadsClef 89121, MGC 167, MGC 701; Verve VE2 2544
* Clef MGC 702; Verve MGV 8086   Illinois Jacquet - Groovin'
* Verve VE2 2544   Illinois Jacquet - The Cool Rage
* Clef MGC 701; Verve MGV 8085   Illinois Jacquet - 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 Studios, 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, MGV 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 - 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 - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Verve MGV 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 VE2 2517
1404-3Straight LifeClef MGC 626, MGC 723; Verve VE2 2517
1405-1BubblesClef MGC 626, MGC 724; Verve VE2 2517
1406-2Softly With FeelingClef 89112, MGC 626, MGC 723; Verve VE2 2517
1407-6Cherry PointClef 89120, MGC 626, MGC 724; Verve VE2 2517
1408-1Base Goes WessClef 89112, MGC 626, MGC 723; Verve VE2 2517
1409-2Right OnClef 89120
1409-5-Clef MGC 626, MGC 724; Verve VE2 2517
1410-1The Blues Done Come BackClef 89115, MGC 626, MGC 724; Verve VE2 2517
* Clef MGC 626   Count Basie Dance Session, Vol. 1
* Clef MGC 723; Verve MGV 8018   Count Basie - Basie Roars Again
* Verve VE2 2517   Count Basie - Sixteen Men Swinging
* Clef MGC 724; Verve MGV 8104   Count Basie - The 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

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 2310-875, 2310-887, 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, 2310-887
1414-1Memories Of YouClef MGC 613; Pablo 2310-870, PACD-2405-436-2
1415-4Over The RainbowClef MGC 613; Pablo 2310-870, PACD-2405-437-2, PACD-2405-442-2
1416-2If You Hadn't Gone Away (as Blues In My Heart)Clef MGC 612; Pablo 2310-862, 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 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 2310-870, PACD-2405-438-2
1426-1I'm Comin' VirginiaClef MGC 614; Pablo 2310-791
1427-2Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsClef MGC 614; Pablo 2310-875, PACD-2405-438-2
1428-1Dixieland BandClef MGC 612; Verve V/V6 8433; Pablo 2310-730
1429-1Embraceable YouClef MGC 614; Pablo 2310-835, PACD-2405-432-2
1430-1Come Rain Or Come ShineClef MGC 614; Pablo 2310-835, 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 2310-835, 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 2310-864, 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 2310-870, PACD-2405-437-2, PACD-2405-442-2
1443-1The Very Thought Of YouClef MGC 658; Pablo 2310-862, 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 2310-875, (Eu) 2310-812   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 13
* Pablo 2310-887   The Best Of Art Tatum
* Pablo 2310-729, PACD-2405-433-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 2
* 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 2310-870, (Eu) 2310-811   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 12
* Pablo 2310-862, (Eu) 2310-809   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 10
* Pablo 2310-723, PACD-2405-432-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 1
* Verve VSP 33   Art Tatum - The Art Of Art
* Pablo 2310-789, PACD-2405-435-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 4
* Pablo 2310-790, PACD-2405-436-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 5
* 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, PACD-2405-434-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 3
* Pablo 2310-792, PACD-2405-438-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 7
* 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, PACD-2405-437-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 6
* Pablo 2310-835, (Eu) 2310-808   The Art 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 2310-864, (Eu) 2310-810   The Art 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 Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 8
* Pablo PACD-2405-442-2   Art Tatum - The Best Of The 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 2310-875, 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 2310-864, 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 2310-864, PACD-2405-435-2
1460-1Stompin' At The SavoyClef MGC 618; Norgran MGN 1036; Verve VSP 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 2310-835, 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 2310-862, 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 2310-835, 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 2310-870, PACD-2405-437-2
1470-1Gone With The WindClef MGC 661; Pablo 2310-729, 2625-713
1471-1Danny BoyClef MGC 661; Pablo 2310-870, 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 2310-835, 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 2310-835, PACD-2405-432-2
1476-1When A Woman Loves A ManClef MGC 659; Pablo 2310-875, PACD-2405-439-2
1477-1Willow Weep For MeClef MGC 659; Verve V/V6 8433; Pablo 2310-723, 2310-887
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, PACD-2405-435-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 4
* 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, PACD-2405-436-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 5
* Pablo 2310-875, (Eu) 2310-812   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 13
* Pablo 2310-723, PACD-2405-432-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 1
* Pablo 2310-730, PACD-2405-434-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 3
* 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, PACD-2405-439-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 8
* Pablo 2310-864, (Eu) 2310-810   The Art 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, PACD-2405-433-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 2
* Norgran MGN 1036; Verve MGV 8127   Various Artists - Piano Interpretations
* Verve VSP 33   Art Tatum - The Art Of Art
* Pablo 2310-835, (Eu) 2310-808   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 9
* Pablo 2310-792, PACD-2405-438-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 7
* Verve V/V6 8433   The Essential Art Tatum
* Pablo 2310-862, (Eu) 2310-809   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 10
* Pablo 2310-791, PACD-2405-437-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 6
* Clef MGC 661; Verve MGV 8059   The Genius Of Art Tatum #10
= Verve MGV 8102-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum #2
* Pablo 2310-870, (Eu) 2310-811   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 12
* Pablo 2625-713   Various Artists - The Pablo Collection
* Pablo 2310-887   The Best Of Art Tatum
* 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 Pablo Solo Masterpieces

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 Quartet With Joe Glover And His Orchestra

Joseph Eger, John Graas, Gale Robinson, horn; Benny Carter, alto sax, arranger; 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; Gerald Wiggins, piano; Jack Marshall, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; 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 - 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 - 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   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; Gene Wright, bass #1-3,5,6; Charles "Specs" Wright, drums #1-3,5,6.
NYC, 1953
1. 1269-3BluesvilleNorgran MGN 1002
2. 1270-1Angie-
3. 1271-3I'll Remember April-
4. 1272-1I Can Make You Love Me-
5. 1273-1My Beautiful Lady-
6. 1274-1Many Miles Away-
* Norgran MGN 1002   Kenny Drew - Progressive Piano
= Norgran MGN 1066   The Modernity Of Kenny Drew
= 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