Verve Records Discography: 1954

1954

Benny Carter Quintet With Joe Glover And His Orchestra

Benny Carter, alto sax, arranger; Gerry Wiggins, piano; Jack Marshall, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Jackie Mills, drums; with Hoyt Bohannon, Joe Howard, Pullman Pederson, trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Benjamin Barrett, concertmaster; Sam Albert, Sam Cytron, Henry Hill, Anatol Kaminsky, George Kast, Jack Shulman, violin; Joe DiFiore, Lou Kievman, viola; Armand Kaproff, Ray Kramer, cello; Joe Glover, arranger, conductor.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, January 4, 1954
1490-2With A Song In My HeartNorgran MGN-10, MGN-1070
1490-7-Clef unissued
1491-3Can't We Be FriendsClef 89109; Norgran MGN-10, MGN-1070
1492-5SymphonyNorgran MGN-10, MGN-1070
1493-3I'm Sorry-
* 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

Stan Getz Quartet

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Bob Whitlock, bass; Max Roach, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 23, 1954
1494-5Nobody Else But MeNorgran 139; Verve MGV-8200
1495-1With The Wind And The Rain In Your HairNorgran 139, MGN-1034; Verve VSP/VSPS-22
1496-6I Hadn't Anyone Till YouNorgran 119, MGN-1034; Verve VSP/VSPS-2
1497-3Down By The Sycamore TreeNorgran 119; Verve MGV-8200
* Verve MGV-8200   Stan Getz And The Cool Sounds
= ARS G-407   The Cool Jazz Of Stan Getz
* Norgran MGN-1034; Verve MGV-8125   Various Artists - Tenor Saxes
* Verve VSP/VSPS-22   Stan Getz - Another Time, Another Place
* Verve VSP/VSPS-2   Stan Getz - Eloquence
* Norgran 139   Stan Getz - Nobody Else But Me / With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair
* Norgran 119   Stan Getz - I Hadn't Anyone Till You / Down By The Sycamore Tree

Gene Krupa Trio

Eddie Shu, trumpet, clarinet, tenor, alto sax, harmonica; Teddy Napoleon, piano; Gene Krupa, drums.
NYC, February 1, 1954
1498-2How High The MoonClef 89134, MGC-627
1499-2Love For Sale-
1500-1BootedClef MGC-627
1501-1This Can't Be LoveClef 89114, MGC-627
1502-3September SongClef 89104, MGC-627
1503-2Harmonica Shu Boogie-
1504-4Don't Be That WayClef 89114, MGC-627
1505-2Sing, Sing, SingClef MGC-627
* Clef MGC-627   The Rocking Mr. Krupa
= Clef MGC-627 (later); Verve MGV-8190   Gene Krupa And His Orchestra - Sing, Sing, Sing
* Clef 89134, 89134x45   Gene Krupa - How High The Moon / Love For Sale
* Clef 89114, 89114x45   Gene Krupa - This Can't Be Love / Don't Be That Way
* Clef 89104, 89104x45   Gene Krupa - September Song / Harmonica Shu Boogie

The Gene Krupa Sextet

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Gene Krupa, drums.
NYC, February 2, 1954
1506-2Bloozy WoozyClef MGC-631
1507-4WindyClef 89119, MGC-631
1508-2Meddle My Minor-
1509-4Who's RhythmVerve V3HB-8847
1510unknown titleClef rejected
1511-3Ballad MedleyClef MGC-631
1512-1Second Helping Blues-
* Clef MGC-631   The Gene Krupa Sextet Album #3
= Clef MGC-728; Verve MGV-8107   The Driving Gene Krupa
* Verve V3HB-8847   Gene Krupa - Return Engagement
* Clef 89119, 89119x45   Gene Krupa - Windy / Meddle My Minor

Al Hibbler With Leroy Lovett And His Orchestra

Bob Johnson, Taft Jordan, Bill Scott, trumpet; Ted Kelly, George Matthews, trombone; George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Pizza Simon, tenor sax; Haywood Henry, baritone sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Billy Smith, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.
NYC, February 11, 1954
1519-4Don't You Know I CareNorgran MGN-15; Verve MGV-4000
1520-7I'm Just A Lucky So And SoNorgran 114, MGN-15; Verve MGV-4000
1521-12Every Hour On The HourNorgran 143, MGN-15; Verve MGV-4000
1522-6I Let A Song Go Out Of My HeartNorgran 105, MGN-15, MGN-1021; Verve MGV-8194, MGV-4000, 2-V6S-8818
* Verve MGV-4000   Al Hibbler Sings Love Songs
* Norgran MGN-1021   Various Artists - Our Best, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV-8194   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Verve 2-V6S-8818   Various Artists - We Love You Madly - A Tribute To Duke Ellington
* Norgran MGN-15   Al Hibbler Sings Duke Ellington
* Norgran 114   Al Hibbler, Leroy Lovett - I'm Just A Lucky So And So / My Little Brown Book
* Norgran 143   Johnny Hodges - This Love Of Mine / Al Hibbler - Every Hour On The Hour
* Norgran 105   Al Hibbler, Leroy Lovett - I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart / Flamingo

Al Hibbler With Leroy Lovett And His Orchestra

Bob Johnson, Taft Jordan, Bill Scott, trumpet; Ted Kelly, George Matthews, trombone; George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Pizza Simon, tenor sax; Haywood Henry, baritone sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Billy Smith, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.: same personnel.
NYC, February 19, 1954
1523-2FlamingoNorgran 105, MGN-15; Verve MGV-4000
1524-1In My SolitudeNorgran MGN-15; Verve MGV-4000
1525-4My Little Brown BookNorgran 114, MGN-15; Verve MGV-4000
1526-8It Shouldn't Happen To A DreamNorgran MGN-15; Verve MGV-4000
* Verve MGV-4000   Al Hibbler Sings Love Songs
* Norgran MGN-15   Al Hibbler Sings Duke Ellington
* Norgran 105   Al Hibbler, Leroy Lovett - I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart / Flamingo
* Norgran 114   Al Hibbler, Leroy Lovett - I'm Just A Lucky So And So / My Little Brown Book

Louis Bellson Quintet

Don Elliott, trumpet, mellophone, vibes, bongos; Ralph Martin, piano; Joe Puma, guitar; Bob Peterson, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
NYC, February, 1954
1513-4Fascinatin' RhythmNorgran MGN-7, MGN-1046
1514-1Copasetic-
1514-3-Clef unissued
1515-1Percussionistically SpeakingNorgran MGN-7, MGN-1046
1516-2All God's Chillun Got Rhythm-
1517-2LorisNorgran 108, MGN-14, MGN-1021, MGN-1046; Verve MGV-8195
1518-2A Pearl For LouieNorgran MGN-7, MGN-1046
* Norgran MGN-1046; Verve MGV-8137   Louis Bellson And His Orchestra - Skin Deep
* Norgran MGN-1021   Various Artists - Our Best, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV-8195   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #2
* Norgran MGN-7   The Amazing Artistry Of Louis Bellson
* Norgran MGN-14   Louis Bellson - The Exciting Mr. Bellson And His Big Band
* Norgran 108   Louis Bellson - For Europeans Only / Loris

Ben Webster Quartet

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, March 30, 1954
1527-1Love's AwayNorgran MGN-1018; Verve VE-2-2530
1528-4You're Mine, You-
1529-1My Funny Valentine-
1530-5Sophisticated Lady-
* Norgran MGN-1018   Ben Webster - Music For Loving
= Verve MGV-2026   Ben Webster With Strings - Sophisticated Lady
* Verve VE-2-2530   Ben Webster - Ballads

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Bill Castagnino, Dick Collins, John Howell, Reuben McFall, Al Porcino, trumpet; Cy Touff, bass trumpet; Dick Kenney, Keith Moon, trombone; Woody Herman, clarinet, alto sax, vocals #1,2, clarinet, alto sax #3,4; Jerry Coker, Dick Hafer, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Sam Taylor, tenor sax #1,2; Jack Nimitz, baritone sax; Nat Pierce, piano; Mickey Baker, guitar #1,2; Lloyd Trotman, bass #1,2; Red Kelly, bass #3,4; Panama Francis, drums #1,2; Chuck Flores, drums #3,4.
NYC, March 30, 1954
1. P50935Mess AroundMars M-1005; Clef MGC-745
2. P50936 | 63VK543Castle RockMars M-1005; Verve MGV-8216
3. P50937 | 63VK537Mambo The Most, Part 1Mars M-1006; Verve MGV-8216
4. P50938 | 63VK538Mambo The Most, Part 2 (as Mambo The Utmost)Mars M-1006; Clef MGC-745; Verve MGV-8216
* Clef MGC-745; Verve MGV-8014   Woody Herman And His Orchestra - Jazz, The Utmost!
* 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-1005   Woody Herman - Mess Around / Castle Rock
* Mars M-1006   Woody Herman - Mambo The Most, Part 1 & 2

Charlie Parker Quintet

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Jerome Darr, guitar; Teddy Kotick, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.
Fine Sound, NYC, March 31, 1954
1531-1I Get A Kick Out Of YouVerve MGV-8007, V3HB-8840
1531-2-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
1531-3--
1531-4--
1531-5--
1531-6--
1531-7-Verve MGV-8007, VE-2-2523
1532-1Just One Of Those Things-
1533-1My Heart Belongs To DaddyVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
1533-2-Verve MGV-8007, VE-2-2523
1534-1I've Got You Under My Skin-
* Verve MGV-8007   Charlie Parker Plays Cole Porter - The Genius Of Charlie Parker #5
* Verve V3HB-8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve VE-2-2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird

The Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Sonny Clark, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Bobby White, drums.
NYC, April 7, 1954
1535-1Jack The Field StalkerNorgran MGN-1026, MGN-1068
1536-3Cable CarNorgran MGN-1006
1537-4I Wish I Knew-
1538-1If I Should Lose YouNorgran MGN-16, MGN-1068
1539-1Lover Man-
1540-2Tenderly-
1541-2Deep Purple-
1542-2MonogramNorgran MGN-1006; Verve MGV-8230
1543-1YesterdaysNorgran MGN-16, MGN-1068
1544-1Blues In The ClosetNorgran MGN-1006
* Norgran MGN-1026   Buddy DeFranco Quartet
* Norgran MGN-1068; Verve MGV-8158   The Buddy DeFranco Quartet - Jazz Tones
* Norgran MGN-1006   The Progressive Mr. DeFranco
= Norgran MGN-1094; Verve MGV-8182   Music Of Buddy DeFranco - Odalisque
* Verve MGV-8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation
* Norgran MGN-16; Universal (J) UCCV-9046   Pretty Moods By Buddy DeFranco

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, April 9, 1954
1545-4In A Mellow ToneNorgran MGN-1004
1546-2I Let A Song Go Out Of My HeartNorgran 129, MGN-1004
1547-4Don't Get Around Much Anymore-
* Norgran MGN-1004   Memories Of Ellington By Johnny Hodges
= Norgran MGN-1092; Verve MGV-8180   In A Mellow Tone By Johnny Hodges
* Norgran 129   Johnny Hodges - I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart / Don't Get Around Much Anymore

The Lionel Hampton Quartet

Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Fine Sound, NYC, April 12, 1954
1548-1Love For SaleClef MGC-714
1549-3April In ParisClef MGC-628, MGC-736
1550-2Just One Of Those ThingsClef MGC-673
1551-2StardustClef MGC-714
1552-4That Old Black Magic, Part 1Clef MGC-744
1552-5That Old Black Magic, Part 2-
1553-1This Can't Be LoveClef MGC-667, MGC-735
1554-1Willow Weep For MeClef MGC-714
1555-2How High The MoonClef MGC-673
1556-2Blues For NormanClef MGC-744
1557-1I Can't Get StartedClef MGC-714
1558-2MoonglowClef MGC-667, MGC-736
* Clef MGC-714; Verve MGV-2018   Lionel Hampton Plays Love Songs
* Clef MGC-628   The Lionel Hampton Quintet
* Clef MGC-736; Verve MGV-8113   Swingin' With Hamp!
* Clef MGC-673   The Lionel Hampton Quartet
= Clef MGC-738; Verve MGV-8114   Hamp!
* Clef MGC-744; Verve MGV-8117   Hamp's Big Four
* Clef MGC-667   The Lionel Hampton Quartet/Quintet
* Clef MGC-735; Verve MGV-8112   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra - Flying Home!

The Lionel Hampton Quintet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Fine Sound, NYC, April 13, 1954
1559-2It's Only A Paper MoonClef MGC-642, MGC-727
1560-1The Way You Look Tonight-
1561-6Flying HomeClef MGC-628, MGC-735
1562-2These Foolish ThingsClef MGC-642, MGC-726
1563-3Don't Be That Way-
1564-2DinahClef MGC-667, MGC-735
1565-2On The Sunny Side Of The StreetClef MGC-628, MGC-736
1566-1Je Ne Sais Pas-
* Clef MGC-642   The Lionel Hampton Quintet #2
* Clef MGC-727; Verve MGV-8106   Lionel Hampton And His All-Stars - Air Mail Special
* Clef MGC-628   The Lionel Hampton Quintet
* Clef MGC-735; Verve MGV-8112   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra - Flying Home!
* Clef MGC-726; Verve MGV-8105   Lionel Hampton - King Of The Vibes
* Clef MGC-667   The Lionel Hampton Quartet/Quintet
* Clef MGC-736; Verve MGV-8113   Swingin' With Hamp!

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Ed Shaughnessy, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.
NYC, April 14, 1954
1567-1How Deep Is The OceanClef 89132, MGC-161, MGC-686; Verve VE-2-2503
1568-1What A Little Moonlight Can DoClef 89132, MGC-161, MGC-686; Verve MGV-8338-2, 2-V6S-8816, VE-2-2503
1569-5I Cried For YouClef MGC-161, MGC-686; Verve MGV-8338-2, 2-V6S-8816, VE-2-2503
* Clef MGC-686; Verve MGV-8027   Recital By Billie Holiday
* Verve VE-2-2503   Billie Holiday - The First Verve Sessions
* Verve MGV-8338-2   A Memorial Album Of Billie Holiday's Greatest Performances... - The Unforgettable Lady Day
* Verve 2-V6S-8816   The History Of Billie Holiday
* Clef MGC-161; Universal (J) UCCV-9031   Billie Holiday
* Clef 89132, 89132x45   Billie Holiday - How Deep Is The Ocean / What A Little Moonlight Can Do

Anita O'Day

Arnold Ross, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Monty Budwig, bass; Jackie Mills, drums; Anita O'Day, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, April 15, 1954
1570-3The Gypsy In My SoulNorgran MGN-30, MGN-1057
1571-10Just One Of Those Things-
1572-3The Man I Love-
1573-1Frankie And Johnny-
* Norgran MGN-1057; Verve MGV-2050   An Evening With Anita O'Day
= Verve MGV-8147   An Evening With Anita O'Day (not released)
* Norgran MGN-30   Songs By Anita O'Day

Chico O'Farrill And His Cubans

unidentified orchestra, Chico O'Farrill, leader.
Los Angeles, CA, April 16, 1954
1574-3LamentoNorgran MGN-28; Verve MGV-2003
1575-5You Stepped Out Of A DreamNorgran MGN-28; Clef MGC-699
1576-8CachitaNorgran MGN-28; Verve MGV-2003
1577-1Rumbonsito-
* Verve MGV-2003   Chico O'Farrill And His Cubans - Mambo Latino Dances
* Clef MGC-699; Verve MGV-8083   Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra - Jazz North Of The Border And South Of The Border
* Norgran MGN-28   Chico O'Farrill - Latino Dance Session

Chico O'Farrill And His Cubans

unidentified orchestra, Chico O'Farrill, leader.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, April 21, 1954
1578-2Te Quiero DijisteNorgran MGN-28; Verve MGV-2003
1579-5SiboneyNorgran MGN-28; Clef MGC-699
1580-6Angels FlightNorgran MGN-28; Verve MGV-2003
1581-3Tres Palabras-
* Verve MGV-2003   Chico O'Farrill And His Cubans - Mambo Latino Dances
* Clef MGC-699; Verve MGV-8083   Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra - Jazz North Of The Border And South Of The Border
* Norgran MGN-28   Chico O'Farrill - Latino Dance Session

Chico O'Farrill And His Cubans

unidentified orchestra, Chico O'Farrill, leader.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954
1582-1No Te Importe SaberNorgran MGN-27; Clef MGC-699
1583-1Vaya Con DiosNorgran MGN-27; Verve MGV-2003
1584-6Pianarabatibiri-
1585-4L.A. Mambo-
* Clef MGC-699; Verve MGV-8083   Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra - Jazz North Of The Border And South Of The Border
* Verve MGV-2003   Chico O'Farrill And His Cubans - Mambo Latino Dances
* Norgran MGN-27   Chico O'Farrill - Mambo Dance Session

Art Tatum Solo

Art Tatum, piano.
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954
1586-1Stars Fell On AlabamaClef MGC-657; Pablo 2310-790
1587-1Blue Moon-
1588-1There's A Small HotelClef MGC-712; Pablo 2310-791
1589-1CaravanClef MGC-661; Pablo 2310-812, PACD-2405-439-2
1590-3The Way You Look TonightClef MGC-712; Pablo 2310-791
1591-1You Go To My HeadClef MGC-712; Pablo 2310-793, PACD-2405-442-2
1592-1Gone With The WindClef unissued
1593-1Lover Come Back To MeClef MGC-660; Pablo 2310-729
1594-1Sophisticated LadyClef MGC-712; Pablo 2310-808, PACD-2405-432-2
1595-1Dancing In The DarkClef MGC-712; Pablo 2310-792
1596-1Love Me Or Leave MeClef MGC-659; Pablo 2310-730
1597-1CherokeeClef MGC-712; Pablo 2310-791, PACD-2405-442-2
1598-1These Foolish ThingsClef MGC-712; Pablo 2310-793
1599-1Deep PurpleVerve MGV-8323; Pablo 2310-730
1600-1After You've GoneClef MGC-712; Pablo 2310-809, PACD-2405-434-2
1601-1I Didn't Know What Time It WasVerve MGV-8323; Pablo 2310-808, PACD-2405-433-2, PACD-2405-442-2
1602-1Somebody Loves MeVerve MGV-8323; Pablo 2310-812, PACD-2405-438-2
1603-1What's NewVerve MGV-8323; Pablo 2310-789
1604-1Sweet LorraineVerve MGV-8347; Pablo 2310-793
1605-1Crazy RhythmVerve MGV-8347; Pablo 2310-730, PACD-2405-442-2
1606-1Isn't It RomanticVerve MGV-8347; Pablo 2310-812, PACD-2405-438-2
1607-1You're BlaseVerve MGV-8323, V/V6-8433; Pablo 2310-791
1608-1You're Mine, YouVerve MGV-8323; Pablo 2310-810, PACD-2405-435-2
1609-1IndianaVerve MGV-8347, VSP/VSPS-33; Pablo 2310-809, PACD-2405-434-2
1610-1That Old FeelingVerve MGV-8323; Pablo 2310-790
1611-1Heat WaveVerve MGV-8323; Pablo 2310-729
1612-1She's Funny That WayVerve MGV-8323; Pablo 2310-793
* Clef MGC-657; Verve MGV-8055   The Genius Of Art Tatum #6
= 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
* Clef MGC-712; Verve MGV-8095   The Genius Of Art Tatum Number Eleven
* 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 2310-812, 2310-875   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 13
* Pablo 2310-793   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 8
= Pablo PACD-2405-439-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume Eight
* 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
* 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
* Clef MGC-659; Verve MGV-8057   The Genius Of Art Tatum #8
= 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
* Verve MGV-8323   Art Tatum - The Greatest Piano Of Them All
* Pablo 2310-809, 2310-862   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 10
* Pablo 2310-789   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 4
= Pablo PACD-2405-435-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume Four
* Verve MGV-8347   Art Tatum - More Of The Greatest Piano Of Them All
* Verve V/V6-8433   The Essential Art Tatum
* Pablo 2310-810, 2310-864   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 11
* Verve VSP/VSPS-33   Art Tatum - The Art Of Art
* Pablo PACD-2405-442-2   Art Tatum - The Best Of The Complete Pablo Solo Masterpieces
* Pablo PACD-2405-432-2   The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Volume One

Chico O'Farrill And His Cubans

unidentified orchestra, Chico O'Farrill, leader.
Los Angeles, CA, April 23, 1954
1613-5Quiereme MuchoNorgran MGN-27; Verve MGV-2003
1614-2More Mambo-
1615-7Mambo For Bunto-
1616-2Botellero-
* Verve MGV-2003   Chico O'Farrill And His Cubans - Mambo Latino Dances
* Norgran MGN-27   Chico O'Farrill - Mambo Dance Session

The Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano, vocals; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, April 27, 1954
1700-1Alone TogetherClef MGC-694
1701-2These Foolish ThingsClef unissued
1702-2My Old FlameVerve MGV-2004
1703-1Ghost Of A Chance-
1704-4Serenade In BlueClef 89127, 89127 (alt.); Verve MGV-2004
1705-6Sweet LorraineClef 89148; Verve MGV-2004
1706-6Angel EyesClef 89124; Verve MGV-2004
1707-1Unforgettable-
1708-3MoonglowVerve MGV-2004
1709-3These Foolish ThingsVerve MGV-2012
1710-3From This Moment On-
* Clef MGC-694; Verve MGV-2044   Recital By Oscar Peterson
= Verve MGV-8078   Recital By Oscar Peterson (not released)
* Verve MGV-2004   Pastel Moods By Oscar Peterson
* Verve MGV-2012   The Vocal Styling Of Oscar Peterson - Romance
* Clef 89127, 89127x45   Oscar Peterson - Pompton Turnpike / Serenade In Blue
* Clef 89127 (alt.), 89127x45 (alt.)   Oscar Peterson - Tea For Two / Serenade In Blue
* Clef 89148, 89148x45   Oscar Peterson - Soft Winds / Sweet Lorraine
* Clef 89124, 89124x45   Oscar Peterson - Angel Eyes / Unforgettable

The Six

Johnny Glasel, trumpet; Porky Cohen, trombone; Bob Wilber, clarinet; Tommy Goodman, piano; Bob Peterson, bass; Eddie Phyfe, drums.
NYC, April, 1954
Take SixNorgran MGN-25, MGN-1065
Porky's Blues (as In A Blue Funk)-
St. James Infirmary-
A Foggy Day-
Little Girl Blue-
Riverboat Shuffle-
Music To Sin By-
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea-
* Norgran MGN-1065; Verve MGV-8155   Sonny Criss And His Orchestra, Tommy Turk And His Orchestra, The Six - An Evening Of Jazz
* Norgran MGN-25; Columbia (E) 33C 9028   The Six

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Leon Comegys, J.J. Johnson, George Mathews, trombone; George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Hank Mobley, Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, Roberto Rodriguez, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Candido, Ramon "Mongo" Santamaria, congas; Jose Mangual, bongos; Ubaldo Nieto, timbales; Chico O'Farrill, arranger, conductor.
Fine Sound, NYC, May 24, 1954
1711-4Manteca ThemeNorgran MGN-1003; Verve VE-2-2522, VSP/VSPS-7
1712-4ContrasteNorgran MGN-1003; Verve VE-2-2522
1713-4Jungla-
1714-4Rhumba-Finale-
1715-26/8Clef unissued
* Norgran MGN-1003   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Afro
= Verve MGV-8191   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Afro (not released?)
= Verve MGV-8208   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Manteca
* Verve VE-2-2522   Machito, Chico O'Farrill, Dizzy Gillespie - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Verve VSP/VSPS-7   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Night In Tunisia

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.
Fine Sound, NYC, May 25, 1954
1716-3Sugar HipsNorgran MGN-1083
1717-2Hey PeteNorgran 116, MGN-1083
1718-1One AloneNorgran 116, MGN-18, MGN-1050
1719-1Money HoneyNorgran MGN-1083
1720KillClef unissued
* Norgran MGN-1083; Verve MGV-8173   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Recital
* Norgran MGN-1050; Verve MGV-8141   Diz And Getz
* Norgran MGN-18   More Of The Dizzy Gillespie-Stan Getz Sextet #2
* Norgran 116   Dizzy Gillespie - Hey Pete / One Alone

Ben Webster Quartet With Ralph Burns Orchestra

Tony Scott, clarinet #1-4; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Mac Ceppos, Richard Dickler, Milt Lomask, David Novales, Misha Edward Russell, Rudolph Sims, strings #1-4; Billy Strayhorn, piano, arranger; George Duvivier, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Ralph Burns, director.
NYC, May 28, 1954
1. 1721-6Love Is Here To StayNorgran MGN-1018; Verve VE-2-2530
2. 1722-2It Happens To Be Me-
3. 1723-1All Too Soon-
4. 1724-2Chelsea BridgeNorgran MGN-1039; Verve VE-2-2530
5. 1725-1Almost Like Being In LoveNorgran MGN-1034
* Norgran MGN-1018   Ben Webster - Music For Loving
= Verve MGV-2026   Ben Webster With Strings - Sophisticated Lady
* Verve VE-2-2530   Ben Webster - Ballads
* Norgran MGN-1039; Verve MGV-8130   Ben Webster With Strings - Music With Feeling
* Norgran MGN-1034; Verve MGV-8125   Various Artists - Tenor Saxes

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Taylor, drums.
Fine Sound, NYC, June 2, 1954
1726-2Moonlight In VermontNorgran MGN-23, MGN-1064; Verve VE-2-2526, 314 521 669-2
1727-1Spring Is Here-
1728-1ButtercupNorgran MGN-23, MGN-1064; Verve VE-2-2526, VSP/VSPS-34, 314 521 669-2
1729-3Fantasy In BlueNorgran MGN-23, MGN-1064; Verve VSP/VSPS-34, 314 521 669-2
* Norgran MGN-1064; Verve MGV-8154   Bud Powell's Moods
* Verve VE-2-2526   The Genius Of Bud Powell, Vol. 2
* Verve VSP/VSPS-34   The Jazz Legacy Of Bud Powell
* Verve 314 521 669-2   The Complete Bud Powell On Verve
* Norgran MGN-23   The Artistry Of Bud Powell

Tal Farlow Quartet

Tal Farlow, Barry Galbraith, guitar; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Joe Morello, drums.
NYC, June 2, 1954
1730-3If There's Someone Lovelier Than YouNorgran MGN-19, MGN-1047
1731-4With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair-
1732-3My Old Flame-
1733-9Gibson Boy-
1734-5You And The Night And The Music-
1735-13Love Nest-
1736-2Blues In The Closet-
1737-9Everything I've Got-
* Norgran MGN-1047; Verve MGV-8138   The Tal Farlow Album
* Norgran MGN-19; Universal (J) UCCV-9049   The Tal Farlow Album

Dizzy Gillespie And His Latin American Rhythm

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Gilbert Valdez, flute; Rene Hernandez, piano; Robert Rodriguez, bass; Candido, Jose Mangual, Ralph Miranda, Ubaldo Nieto, percussion; Dizzy Gillespie, arranger.
Fine Sound, NYC, June 3, 1954
1738-10Night In TunisiaNorgran MGN-1003; Verve VSP/VSPS-7
1739-3CaravanNorgran MGN-1003
1740-3Con Alma-
* Norgran MGN-1003   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Afro
= Verve MGV-8191   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Afro (not released?)
= Verve MGV-8208   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Manteca
* Verve VSP/VSPS-7   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra - Night In Tunisia

Teddy Wilson Trio

Teddy Wilson, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Sticks Evans, drums.
NYC, June 3, 1954
1741-3UnforgettableClef unissued
1742-1Almost Like Being In Love-
1743-2Lover-
1744-2If Dreams Come True-
1745-2Don't Be That Way-
1746-1Stompin' At The Savoy-
1747-1Love Is Here To Stay-
1748-1Sweet And Lovely-

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Taylor, drums.
Fine Sound, NYC, June 4, 1954
1760-1 | 62VK235It Never Entered My MindNorgran MGN-23, MGN-1064; Verve VK-117, VE-2-2526, 314 521 669-2
1761-3A Foggy DayNorgran MGN-23, MGN-1064; Verve VE-2-2526, 314 521 669-2
1762-1Time Was-
1763-1My Funny ValentineNorgran MGN-23, MGN-1064; Verve 314 521 669-2
* Norgran MGN-1064; Verve MGV-8154   Bud Powell's Moods
* Verve VE-2-2526   The Genius Of Bud Powell, Vol. 2
* Verve 314 521 669-2   The Complete Bud Powell On Verve
* Norgran MGN-23   The Artistry Of Bud Powell
* Verve VK-117   Bud Powell - Cherokee / It Never Entered My Mind

Charlie Ventura Quartet With Mary Ann McCall

Charlie Ventura, tenor, alto, baritone, bass sax; Dave McKenna, piano; Bob Carter, bass; Sonny Igoe, drums; Mary Ann McCall, vocals #5-7.
Los Angeles, CA, June 7, 1954
1. 1749-4Charley's ParleyNorgran MGN-20
2. 1749-5-Norgran MGN-20, MGN-1103
3. 1749-7-Norgran MGN-20
4. 1750-2Get HappyNorgran MGN-20, MGN-1103
5. 1751-5Careless LoveNorgran MGN-20, MGN-1053
6. 1752-3Please Be Kind-
7. 1753-2Detour Ahead-
8. 1754-1Basin Street BluesNorgran MGN-20, MGN-1103
9. 1755-1Sam And Don-
* Norgran MGN-1103   Charlie Ventura - Charley's Parley
* Norgran MGN-1053; Verve MGV-8143   An Evening With Mary Ann McCall And Charlie Ventura
* Norgran MGN-20   An Evening With Charlie Ventura And Mary Ann McCall

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone #1-4; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.
Fine Sound, NYC, June 8, 1954
1. 1756-2Blue MoodNorgran 135
2. 1756-5-Norgran MGN-1083
3. 1757-2RailsNorgran 135, MGN-1083
4. 1758-6Devil And The Flesh (as Devil And The Fish)Norgran 140, MGN-1083
5. 1759-2Rhumbola-
* Norgran MGN-1083; Verve MGV-8173   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Recital
* Norgran 135   Dizzy Gillespie - Blue Mood / Rails
* Norgran 140   Dizzy Gillespie - Devil And The Fish / Rhumbola

George Wallington Trio

George Wallington, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Taylor, drums.
NYC, June 10, 1954
1764-1Before DawnNorgran MGN-24; Verve MGV-2017
1765Night In TunisiaNorgran MGN-24
1766-3If I Love AgainNorgran MGN-24; Verve MGV-2017
1767-2Your Laughter-
1768-2ThoroughbreadNorgran MGN-24; Verve MGV-2032
1769-1Without Reservation-
1770-1Morning DewNorgran MGN-24; Verve MGV-2017
1771-7Busman's Holiday-
* Verve MGV-2017   George Wallington And His Strings - Variations
* Verve MGV-2032   Various Artists - Potpourri Of Jazz
* Norgran MGN-24   The Workshop Of The George Wallington Trio

The Louis Bellson Quintet

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Don Abney, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
NYC, June 21, 1954
1772-3Charlie's BluesNorgran MGN-1011
1773-3I'll Remember April-
1774-1Buffalo Joe-
1775-1Stompin' At The Savoy-
1776-1Love For Sale-
1777-1The Man I Love-
1778-1Basically Speaking, Duvivier That Is-
1779-1Concerto For Drums-
* Norgran MGN-1011   The Louis Bellson Quintet
= Norgran MGN-1095   Concerto For Drums By Louis Bellson (not released)
= Verve MGV-8016   Concerto For Drums By Louis Bellson

Benny Carter Quartet

Benny Carter, alto sax; Don Abney, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, June 23, 1954
1780-2MoonglowNorgran MGN-1015
1781-2My One And Only Love-
1782-3Love Is Here To Stay-
1783-5This Can't Be LoveNorgran MGN-1044
1784-3TenderlyNorgran MGN-1015
1785-2Unforgettable-
1786-5Ruby-
1787-3Moon Song-
1787-4-Clef unissued
* Norgran MGN-1015   Benny Carter Plays Pretty
= Verve MGV-2025   Love Songs By Benny Carter And His Orchestra - Moonglow
* Norgran MGN-1044; Verve MGV-8135   New Jazz Sounds Featuring Benny Carter, Dizzy Gillespie, Bill Harris

The Art Tatum - Benny Carter - Louis Bellson Trio

Benny Carter, alto sax; Art Tatum, piano; Louis Bellson, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, June 25, 1954
1788-1My Blue HeavenClef MGC-643; Pablo 2310-733
1789-1Blues In B FlatClef MGC-643; Verve MGV-8230; Pablo 2310-732
1790-1Blues In CVerve MGV-8227; Pablo 2310-732
1791-2A Foggy Day-
1792-1(I'm Left With The) Blues In My HeartClef MGC-643; Pablo 2310-733
1793-2Street Of DreamsClef MGC-643; Pablo 2310-732, PACD-2405-440-2
1794-2IdahoClef MGC-643; Pablo 2310-733
1795-1You're Mine, YouVerve MGV-8227; Pablo 2310-733
1796-2UndecidedVerve MGV-8227; Pablo 2310-732
1797-2Under A Blanket Of BlueVerve MGV-8227; Pablo 2310-732, PACD-2405-440-2
1798-1Makin' WhoopeeClef unissued
1798-2-Verve MGV-8227; Pablo 2310-733
1799-1Old Fashioned LoveClef MGC-643; Pablo 2310-733
1800-2'S WonderfulClef MGC-643; Pablo 2310-732
1801-1Hands Across The TableClef MGC-643; Pablo 2310-733
* Clef MGC-643   The Tatum-Carter-Bellson Trio
= Clef MGC-741   The Art Tatum Trio (not released)
= Verve MGV-8013   Art Tatum, Benny Carter, Louis Bellson - The Three Giants
= Pablo PACD-2405-424-2   The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Volume One
* Pablo 2310-733   Art Tatum, Benny Carter, Louis Bellson - The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV-8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation
* Pablo 2310-732   Art Tatum, Benny Carter, Louis Bellson - The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Vol. 1
* Verve MGV-8227   The Art Tatum-Benny Carter-Louis Bellson Trio - Makin' Whoopee
= Pablo PACD-2405-424-2   The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Volume One
* Pablo PACD-2405-440-2   Art Tatum - The Best Of The Complete Pablo Group Masterpieces

Anita O'Day

Bud Lavine, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; John Poole, drums; Anita O'Day, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, June 28, 1954
1850-3Anita's BluesNorgran MGN-30, MGN-1057; Verve MGV-8320, MGV-8341
1851-5I Cover The WaterfrontNorgran MGN-30, MGN-1057
1852-3I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
1853-3Let's Fall In Love-
* Norgran MGN-1057; Verve MGV-2050   An Evening With Anita O'Day
= Verve MGV-8147   An Evening With Anita O'Day (not released)
* Verve MGV-8320   Various Artists - Down Beat's Hall Of Fame, Vol. 1
* Verve MGV-8341   Various Artists - Special College Jazz Album: Complimentary Record
* Norgran MGN-30   Songs By Anita O'Day

Meade Lux Lewis Duo

Meade Lux Lewis, piano; Louis Bellson, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, June 28, 1954
1854-1Spooney SamDown Home MGD-7
1855-1Mama's Bounce-
1856-3Shooboody-
1857-1Hangover Boogie-
1858-1Yancey's Last Ride-
1859-1Bush Street Boogie-
* Down Home MGD-7; Verve MGV-1007   Meade Lux Lewis - Yancey's Last Ride
= Clef MGC-632   Meade "Lux" Lewis And Louie Bellson Play Boogie Woogie Piano And Drums

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Harold Baker, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Call Cobbs, piano; John Williams, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1954
1860-1Burgundy WalkNorgran 122, MGN-1061
1861-1On The Sunny Side Of The StreetNorgran 131, MGN-1009, MGN-1060
1862-1Sweet As Bear MeatNorgran 124, MGN-1060
* Norgran MGN-1061; Verve MGV-8151   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - The Blues
* Norgran MGN-1009   More Of Johnny Hodges
* Norgran MGN-1060; Verve MGV-8150   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - Used To Be Duke
* Norgran 122   Johnny Hodges - Burgundy Walk, Part 1 & 2
* Norgran 131   Johnny Hodges - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / All Of Me
* Norgran 124   Johnny Hodges - Sweet As Bear Meat / Skokiaan

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Bill Castagnino, Dick Collins, John Howell, Al Porcino, Charlie Walp, trumpet; Cy Touff, bass trumpet; Dick Kenney, Keith Moon, trombone; Woody Herman, clarinet, alto sax; Dick Hafer, Dave Madden, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Jack Nimitz, baritone sax; Nat Pierce, piano; Red Kelly, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.
Omaha, NE, July 13-15, 1954
Indian SummerClef MGC-745
Tenderly-
Stardust-
* Clef MGC-745; Verve MGV-8014   Woody Herman And His Orchestra - Jazz, The Utmost!

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Harold Baker, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax #3,4,6; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax #3; Harry Carney, baritone sax #3-6; Call Cobbs, piano #1-3,5,6; Richard Powell, piano #4; John Williams, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1954
1. 1863-1Madame ButterflyNorgran MGN-1009, MGN-1060
2. 1864-3Warm ValleyNorgran MGN-1009, MGN-1035, MGN-1060
3. 1865-4Used To Be DukeNorgran 145, MGN-1060
4. 1866-1Ballad MedleyNorgran MGN-1009, MGN-1060
5. -All Of MeNorgran 131, MGN-1009, MGN-1060
6. 1867-2SkokiaanNorgran 124, MGN-1009
* Norgran MGN-1009   More Of Johnny Hodges
* Norgran MGN-1060; Verve MGV-8150   Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - Used To Be Duke
* Norgran MGN-1035; Verve MGV-8126   Various Artists - Alto Sax
* Norgran 145   Johnny Hodges - Used To Be Duke, Part 1 & 2
* Norgran 131   Johnny Hodges - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / All Of Me
* Norgran 124   Johnny Hodges - Sweet As Bear Meat / Skokiaan

The Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Sonny Clark, piano; Eugene Wright, bass; Robert White, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1954
1868-2MineNorgran MGN-1012
1869-2You Go To My Head-
1870-3Gerry's Tune-
1871-4Now's The Time-
1872-1Autumn LeavesNorgran 125, MGN-1012
1873-1Titoro (long version)Norgran MGN-1012, MGN-1021
1873-4Titoro (short version)Norgran 125; Verve MGV-8195
* Norgran MGN-1012   The Artistry Of Buddy DeFranco
= Norgran MGN-1096; Verve MGV-8183   Buddy DeFranco And His Clarinet - Autumn Leaves
* Norgran MGN-1021   Various Artists - Our Best, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV-8195   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #2
* Norgran 125   Buddy DeFranco - Autumn Leaves / Titoro

The Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Sonny Clark, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Bobby White, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 10, 1954
1874-1The Bright OneNorgran MGN-1079
1875-1Sonny's Idea-
1876-1Laura-
1877-1Everything Happens To Me-
1878-1I'll Remember April-
1879-1Willow Weep For Me-
* Norgran MGN-1079; Verve MGV-8169   The Buddy DeFranco Quartet - In A Mellow Mood

Charlie Ventura And His Orchestra With Mary Ann McCall

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Lenny Hambro, alto, baritone sax; Charlie Ventura, tenor, baritone sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax, flute; Dave McKenna, piano; Perry Lopez, guitar; Bob Carter, bass; Sonny Igoe, drums; Mary Ann McCall, vocals.
NYC, August 16, 1954
1880-2Swingin' On A StarNorgran MGN-1013, MGN-1053, MGN-1034
1881-1Charlie's Venture-
1882-2The Breeze And INorgran MGN-1013, MGN-1053
1883-5Soft Touch-
1884-3We'll Be Together Again-
1885-3There'll Be Some Changes Made-
1886-4It Don't Mean A Thing-
* Norgran MGN-1013   Another Evening With Charlie Ventura And Mary Ann McCall
* Norgran MGN-1053; Verve MGV-8143   An Evening With Mary Ann McCall And Charlie Ventura
* Norgran MGN-1034; Verve MGV-8125   Various Artists - Tenor Saxes

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell, trombone; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ernie Wilkins, alto, tenor sax, arranger; Frank Wess, tenor sax; Frank Foster, tenor sax, arranger; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Manny Albam, Neal Hefti, arranger.
NYC, August 16, 1954
1887-6Slow But SureClef 89126, MGC-647, MGC-724; Verve VE-2-2517
1888-3You For MeClef 89126, MGC-647, MGC-724; Verve V/V6-8407, VE-2-2517
1889-2She's Just My SizeClef MGC-647, MGC-723; Verve VE-2-2517
1890-4Soft DrinkClef 89131, MGC-647, MGC-724; Verve VE-2-2517
1891-2Two For The BluesClef 89131, MGC-647, MGC-724; Verve V/V6-8407, VE-2-2517
1892-4Blues BackstageClef MGC-666; Verve VE-2-2517
1893-4I Feel Like A New ManClef 89137, MGC-647, MGC-724; Verve VE-2-2517
1894-1Down For The CountClef MGC-666; Verve VE-2-2517
* Clef MGC-647   Count Basie Dance Session #2
* Clef MGC-724; Verve MGV-8104   Count Basie - King Of Swing
* Verve VE-2-2517   Count Basie - Sixteen Men Swinging
* Verve V/V6-8407   The Essential Count Basie
* Clef MGC-723; Verve MGV-8018   Basie Roars Again
* Clef MGC-666   Count Basie - Basie
= Clef MGC-722   Basie
= Clef MGC-734   Count Basie - The Band Of Distinction (not released)
= Verve MGV-8103   Count Basie - The Band Of Distinction
* Clef 89126, 89126x45   Count Basie - Slow But Sure / You For Me
* Clef 89131, 89131x45   Count Basie - Soft Drink / Two For The Blues
* Clef 89137, 89137x45   Count Basie - I Feel Like A New Man / Stereophonic

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, Benny Powell, trombone; Bill Hughes, trombone #1-3,5-10, piano #4; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Ernie Wilkins, alto, tenor sax, arranger; Frank Foster, Frank Wess, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano, organ #1-3,5-10; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Buster Harding, Neal Hefti, arranger.
NYC, August 17, 1954
1. 1895-7StereophonicClef 89137, MGC-647, MGC-723; Verve VE-2-2517
2. 1896-2Sixteen Men SwingingVerve VE-2-2517
3. 1896-4-Clef 89147, MGC-647, MGC-723; Verve VE-2-2517
4. 1897-4Ska-Di-Dle-Dee-Bee-DooClef MGC-666; Verve VE-2-2517
5. 1898-4PerdidoClef 89147, MGC-666; Verve 2-V6S-8818, VE-2-2517
6. 1899-2Mambo MistClef MGC-647, MGC-723; Verve V3HB-8850, VE-2-2517
7. 1900-2EventideClef MGC-666; Verve VE-2-2517
8. 1901-1Two Franks-
9. 1902-1Ain't Misbehavin'-
10. 1903-1Rails-
* Clef MGC-647   Count Basie Dance Session #2
* Clef MGC-723; Verve MGV-8018   Basie Roars Again
* Verve VE-2-2517   Count Basie - Sixteen Men Swinging
* Clef MGC-666   Count Basie - Basie
= Clef MGC-722   Basie
= Clef MGC-734   Count Basie - The Band Of Distinction (not released)
= Verve MGV-8103   Count Basie - The Band Of Distinction
* Verve 2-V6S-8818   Various Artists - We Love You Madly - A Tribute To Duke Ellington
* Verve V3HB-8850   Count Basie - Return Engagement
* Clef 89137, 89137x45   Count Basie - I Feel Like A New Man / Stereophonic
* Clef 89147, 89147x45   Count Basie - Sixteen Men Swinging / Perdido

Buddy Rich And His Orchestra

Harry Edison, trumpet; Milt Bernhardt, trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Tom Brown, tenor sax; Bob Poland, baritone sax; Gerry Wiggins, piano; Joe Comfort, bass; Buddy Rich, drums, vocals; Jack Costanzo, bongos.
Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1954
1904-4Sweets' Opus No. 1Norgran 148, MGN-26, MGN-1052; Verve 2-V6S-8824
1905-1Piano, Bongos, Bass And DrumsNorgran 126
1906-6Strike It RichNorgran MGN-26, MGN-1052
1907-3Sportin' Life (as Sweetie Pie)Norgran 126, MGN-26, MGN-1052, MGN-1021; Verve MGV-8195, 2-V6S-8824
* Norgran MGN-1052; Verve MGV-8142   The Swinging Buddy Rich
* Verve 2-V6S-8824   Buddy Rich - The Monster
* Norgran MGN-1021   Various Artists - Our Best, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV-8195   Various Artists - Compendium Of Jazz #2
* Norgran MGN-26   The Swinging Buddy Rich
* Norgran 148   Buddy Rich - Sweets' Opus No. 1 / All Sweets
* Norgran 126   Buddy Rich - Piano, Bongos, Bass And Drums / Sportin' Life (Sweetie Pie)

Louis Bellson And Buddy Baker Orchestra

Juan Tizol, valve trombone; George Poole, flute; Willie Smith, alto sax; Ernie Hughes, piano; Louis Bellson, drums; unidentified strings, Buddy Baker, arranger, conductor; and others.
Los Angeles, CA, August 30, 1954
1908-4LonesomeNorgran MGN-1007
1909-4Mirror On The Walter-
1910-2Out Of This World-
1911-3Javille-
1912-2Be My Pretty Flower-
* Norgran MGN-1007   Louis Bellson - Journey Into Love
= Verve MGV-2006   Buddy Baker - Two In Love

Louis Bellson And Buddy Baker Orchestra

Juan Tizol, valve trombone; George Poole, flute; Willie Smith, alto sax; Ernie Hughes, piano; Louis Bellson, drums; unidentified strings, Buddy Baker, arranger, conductor; and others.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, September 1, 1954
1913-3Love Me ForeverNorgran MGN-1007
1914-5Dancing On A Moonbeam-
1915-7Can't This Be True-
1916-4Don't Be Afraid To Love Me-
1917-5Unforgettable-
* Norgran MGN-1007   Louis Bellson - Journey Into Love
= Verve MGV-2006   Buddy Baker - Two In Love

The Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Sonny Clark, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Bobby White, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, September 1, 1954
1920-1Minor IncidentNorgran MGN-1079
1921-2A Foggy Day-
1922-1What Can I Say DearVerve MGV-8224
1923-5Moe-
* Norgran MGN-1079; Verve MGV-8169   The Buddy DeFranco Quartet - In A Mellow Mood
* Verve MGV-8224   The Buddy DeFranco Quintet - Sweet And Lovely

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew, piano; Eugene Wright, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1954
1924-1Four Or FiveNorgran MGN-29, MGN-1002
1925-1Polka Dots And Moonbeams (solo)-
1926-1Low Flame-
1927-252nd Street Theme-
1928-1Chartreuse-
1929-1Kenny's Blues-
* Norgran MGN-1002   The Modernity Of Kenny Drew
= Norgran MGN-1066; Verve MGV-8156   Kenny Drew And His Progressive Piano
* Norgran MGN-29; Universal (J) UCCV-9114   The Ideation Of Kenny Drew

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Harry Edison, trumpet; Willie Smith, alto sax; Bobby Tucker, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, September 3, 1954
1930-2Love Me Or Leave MeClef 89150, MGC-721; Verve VE-2-2515
1931-5P.S. I Love YouVerve VE-2-2515
1932-6Too Marvelous For WordsClef MGC-721; Verve VE-2-2515
1933-7SoftlyVerve VE-2-2515
1934-7I Cried For YouClef unissued
1935-3I Thought About YouClef 89150, MGC-721; Verve VE-2-2515
1936-6What A Little Moonlight Can DoClef unissued
1937-1Willow Weep For MeClef 89141, MGC-721; Verve VE-2-2515
1938-3Stormy Blues-
* Clef MGC-721; ARS G-431   Lady Sings The Blues
= Verve MGV-8099   Billie Holiday - Lady Sings The Blues
* Verve VE-2-2515   Billie Holiday - Stormy Blues
* Clef 89150, 89150x45   Billie Holiday - Love Me Or Leave Me / I Thought About You
* Clef 89141, 89141x45   Billie Holiday - Willow Weep For Me / Stormy Blues

The Flip Phillips Quintet

Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
NYC, September 13, 1954
1939-2Almost Like Being In LoveClef MGC-637
1940-5Singing The Blues-
1941-1All Of Me-
1942-5I'll Never Be The Same-
1943-2Lemon Aid 21-
1944-1Birth Of The Blues-
1945-2I've Got The World On A String-
1946-3The Lady's In Love With You-
* Clef MGC-637   The Flip Phillips Quintet
= Clef MGC-740; Verve MGV-8116   The Flip Phillips Quintet - Rock With Flip

The Lionel Hampton Quartet

Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
NYC, September 13, 1954
1947-1It's A Blue WorldClef MGC-744
1947-4It's A Blue World (short version)Clef 89128; Verve MGV-8275
1948-1The High And The MightyNorgran 150; Verve MGV-8228
1949When The Saints Go Marching InClef MGC-744
1950-2Flying HomeClef 89128; Verve MGV-8223
1951-1Midnight SunClef MGC-744
1952-1TenderlyVerve MGV-8226
1953-2Hallelujah-
1954-2IndianaVerve MGV-8275
* Clef MGC-744; Verve MGV-8117   Hamp's Big Four
* Verve MGV-8275   Lionel Hampton (not released)
* Verve MGV-8228   Lionel Hampton Quintet - The High And The Mighty
* Verve MGV-8223   Lionel Hampton '58
* Verve MGV-8226   Lionel Hampton - Hallelujah Hamp
* Clef 89128, 89128x45   Lionel Hampton - It's A Blue World / Flying Home
* Norgran 150   Lionel Hampton - The High And The Mighty / September Song

Benny Carter Septet

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet #5,6; Bill Harris, trombone #1,2,4,5; Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Fine Sound, NYC, September 14, 1954
1. 1955-1LauraNorgran MGN-1015
2. 1956-2That Old Black MagicNorgran MGN-1044
3. 1957-3Angel Eyes-
4. 1958-8The Song Is You-
5. 1959-1Marriage Blues-
6. 1960-1Just One Of Those Things-
* Norgran MGN-1015   Benny Carter Plays Pretty
= Verve MGV-2025   Love Songs By Benny Carter And His Orchestra - Moonglow
* Norgran MGN-1044; Verve MGV-8135   New Jazz Sounds Featuring Benny Carter, Dizzy Gillespie, Bill Harris

Roy Eldridge Quintet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Fine Sound, NYC, September 14, 1954
1961-1If I Had YouClef MGC-683; Verve VE-2-2531
1962-2Blue Moon-
1963-5Stormy Weather-
1964-1Sweethearts On Parade-
1965-3A Foggy Day-
1966-1I Only Have Eyes For You-
1967-1Sweet Georgia Brown-
1968-1The Song Is Ended-
* Clef MGC-683; Verve MGV-8068   Little Jazz
* Verve VE-2-2531   Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail

The Lionel Hampton Quintet

Lionel Hampton, vibes, piano, vocals; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
NYC, September 15, 1954
1969-2But BeautifulVerve MGV-8228
1970-4IndianaVerve MGV-8226
1971-2Hamp's Boogie Woogie-
1971-3-Clef 89136; Verve MGV-8275
1972-1Honeysuckle RoseVerve MGV-8223
1972-2-Verve MGV-8226, MGV-8275
1973-1China BoyClef MGC-667, MGC-736
1974-1A Foggy DayVerve MGV-8223
1974-2-Clef 89136; Verve MGV-8226, MGV-8275
1975-2Love Is Here To StayVerve MGV-8228
1976-1Body And SoulVerve MGV-8223
1977-2It's Only A Paper MoonVerve MGV-8228
1978-4Sweethearts On Parade-
1979-1Date With Oscar-
* Verve MGV-8228   Lionel Hampton Quintet - The High And The Mighty
* Verve MGV-8226   Lionel Hampton - Hallelujah Hamp
* Verve MGV-8275   Lionel Hampton (not released)
* Verve MGV-8223   Lionel Hampton '58
* Clef MGC-667   The Lionel Hampton Quartet/Quintet
* Clef MGC-736; Verve MGV-8113   Swingin' With Hamp!
* Clef 89136, 89136x45   Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Boogie Woogie / A Foggy Day

Dizzy Gillespie With Johnny Richards And His Orchestra

Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Leon Comegys, J.J. Johnson, George Mathews, trombone; George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Hank Mobley, Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Buster Harding, arranger; Johnny Richards, arranger, conductor.
NYC, September 15, 1954
1980-3Cool EyesNorgran MGN-1023
1981-1Confusion-
1982-4Pile Driver-
1983-2Hob Nail Special-
* Norgran MGN-1023   Dizzy And Strings
= Norgran MGN-1090; Verve MGV-8178   Diz Big Band

Dizzy Gillespie With Johnny Richards And His Orchestra

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; John Barrows, Jim Buffington, Jim Chambers, Fred Klein, French horn; Danny Bank, baritone sax; George Berg, Jack Greenberg, Tom Parshley, woodwinds; Wynton Kelly, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Jimmy Crawford, drums; 9 strings, Johnny Richards, arranger, conductor.
NYC, September 16, 1954
1984-6Rose Of PicardyNorgran MGN-1023
1985SilhouetteNorgran 147, MGN-1023
1986-8Can You Recall-
1987-2O SolowNorgran MGN-1023
* Norgran MGN-1023   Dizzy And Strings
= Norgran MGN-1090; Verve MGV-8178   Diz Big Band
* Norgran 147   Dizzy Gillespie - Silhouette / Can You Recall

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
"Bushnell Memorial Auditorium", Hartford, CT, September 17, 1954
Jazz Concert BluesClef MG VOL.17
The ChallengesClef MG VOL.17; Verve VSP/VSPS-28
The Ballad MedleyClef MG VOL.17
Drum Solo-
* Clef MG VOL.17   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 17
= Verve MG VOL.10   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 10
* Verve VSP/VSPS-28   Dizzy Gillespie And Roy Eldridge - Soul Mates

Lionel Hampton - Buddy DeFranco Sextet At JATP

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
"Bushnell Memorial Auditorium", Hartford, CT, September 17, 1954
How High The MoonClef MG VOL.17
Body And Soul-
Flying HomeClef MG VOL.17; Verve VSP/VSPS-40
* Clef MG VOL.17   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 17
= Verve MG VOL.10   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 10
* Verve VSP/VSPS-40   Buddy Rich At JATP

Ella Fitzgerald At JATP

Raymond Tunia, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.
"Bushnell Memorial Auditorium", Hartford, CT, September 17, 1954
The Man That Got AwayClef MG VOL.17
Hernando's Hideaway-
Later-
A Foggy Day-
* Clef MG VOL.17   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 17
= Verve MG VOL.10   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 10

Buddy DeFranco Quintet At JATP

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
"Bushnell Memorial Auditorium", Hartford, CT, September 17, 1954
I'll Remember AprilClef MG VOL.17
Autumn Leaves-
Now's The Time-
Air Mail Special-
AvalonClef MG VOL.17; Verve VSP/VSPS-42
It's Only A Paper MoonClef MG VOL.17
Easy Living-
* Clef MG VOL.17   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 17
= Verve MG VOL.10   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 10
* Verve VSP/VSPS-42   Oscar Peterson At JATP

The Oscar Peterson Trio At JATP

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
"Bushnell Memorial Auditorium", Hartford, CT, September 17, 1954
NuagesClef MG VOL.17; Verve VSP/VSPS-42
Love For Sale-
Come To The Mardi Gras-
Should IClef MG VOL.17
* Clef MG VOL.17   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 17
= Verve MG VOL.10   Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 10
* Verve VSP/VSPS-42   Oscar Peterson At JATP

Benny Carter Trio

Benny Carter, alto sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, September 20, 1954
1988-5Little Girl BlueNorgran MGN-1025
1989-4June In January-
1990-2Jeepers Creepers-
1991-2Rosetta-
1992-1Birth Of The Blues-
1993-3When Your Lover Has Gone-
1994-1The Moon Is Low-
1995-3This Love Of Mine-
* Norgran MGN-1025   Benny Carter (not released)

The Modern Jazz Quartet

Milt Jackson, vibes; John Lewis, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
circa September or October, 1954
1996-14ConcordeClef unissued

George Wallington With Strings

Joseph Livoisi, violin; David Uchitel, viola; William Eder, cello; George Wallington, piano; Clyde Lombardi, bass; Sonny Lawrence or George Brackman, arranger.
NYC, October 22, 1954
1997-3My Funny ValentineNorgran MGN-1010; Verve MGV-2017
1998-1Alone Together-
1999-4Autumn In New York-
2000-3Thou SwellNorgran MGN-1010
2001-3InvitationNorgran MGN-1010; Verve MGV-2017
2002-3Moonlight In Vermont-
2003Variations-
2004RacingNorgran MGN-1010
2005-4Marcel The FurrierNorgran MGN-1010; Verve MGV-2017
2006-1Ever Loving Blues-
2007Hold Me CloseNorgran MGN-1010
2008Morning Dew-
* Norgran MGN-1010   George Wallington With Strings
* Verve MGV-2017   George Wallington And His Strings - Variations

Oscar Peterson Quartet

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, October 27, 1954
2009-1Give Me The Simple LifeClef MGC-694
2010-1Singin' In The Rain-
2011-1Love You Madly-
2012-3Air Mail SpecialARS G-401, G-415
2013-1Honeysuckle RoseClef unissued
2014-1The Second Astaire BluesNorgran MGN-1036
2015-1It Don't Mean A ThingARS G-415
* Clef MGC-694; Verve MGV-2044   Recital By Oscar Peterson
= Verve MGV-8078   Recital By Oscar Peterson (not released)
* ARS G-401   Various Artists - Giants Of Jazz
* ARS G-415   Oscar Peterson - An Oscar For Peterson
* Norgran MGN-1036; Verve MGV-8127   Various Artists - Piano Interpretations

Dizzy Gillespie - Roy Eldridge Sextet

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
NYC, October 29, 1954
2016-1 | 63VK625Sometimes I'm HappyClef MGC-671, MGC-730; Verve V/V6-8566, VE-2-2524
2017-3Algo BuenoClef MGC-641, MGC-731; Verve VE-2-2524
2018-1Trumpet BluesClef MGC-641, MGC-731; Verve MGV-8230, VE-2-2524
2019-1 | 62VK460The Beat's OnVerve PR-2-3
2020-1The Ballad MedleyClef MGC-671, MGC-730; Verve VSP/VSPS-28, VE-2-2524
2021-1Blue MoonClef MGC-671, MGC-731; Verve VE-2-2524
2022-1I've Found A New BabyClef MGC-641, MGC-730; Verve VSP/VSPS-28, VE-2-2524
2023-5Pretty Eyed BabyClef MGC-641, MGC-731; Verve VE-2-2524
2024-1 | 62VK447I Can't Get Started With YouClef MGC-641, MGC-730; Verve VSP/VSPS-17, VE-2-2524
2025-6Limehouse BluesClef MGC-671, MGC-731; Verve VSP/VSPS-28, VE-2-2524
* Clef MGC-671   Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie - Roy And Diz, Vol. 2
* Clef MGC-730; Verve MGV-8109   Roy Eldridge And Dizzy Gillespie - Trumpet Battle
* Verve V/V6-8566   The Essential Dizzy Gillespie
* Verve VE-2-2524   Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge - Diz And Roy
* Clef MGC-641   Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie - Roy And Diz
* Clef MGC-731; Verve MGV-8110   Roy Eldridge And Dizzy Gillespie - The Trumpet Kings
* Verve MGV-8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation
* Verve PR-2-3   Various Artists - Greatest Names In Jazz
* Verve VSP/VSPS-28   Dizzy Gillespie And Roy Eldridge - Soul Mates
* Verve VSP/VSPS-17   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad

Buddy DeFranco And The Oscar Peterson Quartet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
NYC, October 29, 1954
2026-1Sweet And LovelyVerve MGV-8210
2027-1Fascinating Rhythm-
2028-4Love For Sale-
2029-1Easy To Love-
2030-2Pick Yourself Up-
2031-1They Can't Take That Away From Me-
* Verve MGV-8210   Buddy DeFranco And The Oscar Peterson Quartet

Norman Granz' Jam Session

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
NYC, October 30, 1954
2032-1Stompin' At The Savoy, Part 1Clef MGC-4006
2033-1Stompin' At The Savoy, Part 2-
2034-1Lullaby In RhythmVerve MGV-8196
2035-1Funky Blues (No. 2)-
* Clef MGC-4006   Norman Granz' Jam Session #6 (not released?)
= Clef MGC-656; Verve MGV-8054   Norman Granz' Jam Session #6
* Verve MGV-8196   Norman Granz' Jam Session #9

Stan Getz Quintet

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; John Williams, piano; Bill Anthony, bass; Art Mardigan, drums.
"Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1954
Open CountryNorgran MGN-2000-2
Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
It Don't Mean A Thing-
Flamingo-
Lover Man-
Pernod-
Tasty Puddin'-
I'll Remember April-
* Norgran MGN-2000-2; Verve MGV-8188-2   Stan Getz At The Shrine

The Stan Getz Quintet

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; John Williams, piano; Bill Anthony, bass; Frank Isola, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, November 9, 1954
2036-1Give Me The Simple LifeNorgran MGN-1029
2037-1Oh, Jane Suavely-
2038-1We'll Be Together AgainNorgran EPN-2001
2038-2-Norgran MGN-2000-2
2039-1Feather Merchant-
2040-1I'll Remember AprilNorgran MGN-1029
2041-1FlamingoVerve MGV-8200
* Norgran MGN-1029; Verve MGV-8122   Interpretations By The Stan Getz Quintet #3
* Norgran MGN-2000-2; Verve MGV-8188-2   Stan Getz At The Shrine
* Verve MGV-8200   Stan Getz And The Cool Sounds
= ARS G-407   The Cool Jazz Of Stan Getz
* Norgran EPN-2001   Stan Getz At The Shrine

Benny Carter Quintet

Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Bobby White, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, November 12, 1954
2042-4Don't You ThinkClef unissued
2043-4Will You Still Be Mine-
2044-1A Foggy DayNorgran MGN-1035
2045-1We'll Be Together AgainClef MGC-742
2046-2You Took Advantage Of MeNorgran MGN-1035
2047-1Poinciana-
2048-4Prisoner Of Love-
2049-2FrenesiNorgran MGN-1044
* Norgran MGN-1035; Verve MGV-8126   Various Artists - Alto Sax
* Clef MGC-742   Down Beat Critics Poll Winners (not released)
* Norgran MGN-1044; Verve MGV-8135   New Jazz Sounds Featuring Benny Carter, Dizzy Gillespie, Bill Harris

The Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, November 15, 1954
2058-1NagasakiClef MGC-648
2059-1Serenade In Blue-
2060-2Lullaby Of Broadway-
2061-1I Found A Million Dollar Baby-
2062-1Would You Like To Take A Walk-
2063-1I'll String Along With You-
2064-1I Only Have Eyes For You-
2065-1You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby-
2066-1You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me-
2067-1 | 62VK462Chattanooga Choo Choo-
2068-1You're My Everything-
2069-1As Long As I LiveClef MGC-649
2070-1I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues-
2071-1Come Rain Or Come Shine-
2072-1Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive-
2073-1Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea-
2074-1I've Got The World On A String-
2075-1It's Only A Paper Moon-
2076-1That Old Black Magic-
2077-1Let's Fall In Love-
2078-1Stormy Weather-
2079-1Blues In The Night-
* Clef MGC-648   Oscar Peterson Plays Harry Warren
* Clef MGC-649   Oscar Peterson Plays Harold Arlen

Tal Farlow Quartet

Gerry Wiggins, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, November 15 & 16, 1954
2050-4I Like To Recognize The TuneNorgran MGN-1014
2051-4Strike Up The Band-
2052-1Autumn In New York-
2053-1And She Remembers Me-
2054-2Little Girl Blue-
2055-1Have You Met Miss Jones-
2056-4Tal's Blues-
2057-2Cherokee-
* Norgran MGN-1014   The Artistry Of Tal Farlow
= Norgran MGN-1097; Verve MGV-8184   The Guitar Artistry Of Tal Farlow - Autumn In New York

The Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, November 16, 1954
2080-1Over The RainbowClef MGC-649
2081-1When My Sugar Walks Down The StreetClef MGC-650
2082-1I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
2083-1On The Sunny Side Of The Street-
2084-1Don't Blame Me-
2085-1I'm In The Mood For Love-
2086-1I Can't Give You Anything But Love-
2087-1I Couldn't Sleep A Wink Last Night-
2088-1Digga Digga Doo-
2089-1You're A Sweetheart-
2090-2Body And SoulClef MGC-695
2091-3I Cover The WaterfrontClef MGC-695; Norgran MGN-1036
2092-1NuagesClef 89130
* Clef MGC-649   Oscar Peterson Plays Harold Arlen
* Clef MGC-650   Oscar Peterson Plays Jimmy McHugh
* Clef MGC-695; Verve MGV-2045   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson
= Verve MGV-8079   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson (not released)
* Norgran MGN-1036; Verve MGV-8127   Various Artists - Piano Interpretations
* Clef 89130, 89130x45   Oscar Peterson - Dark Eyes / Nuages

Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo, Carlton McBeath, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Herbie Harper, Tommy Pederson, Si Zentner, trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Georgie Auld, Fred Fallensby, tenor sax; Charlie Barnet, tenor, soprano, alto sax; Bob Dawes, Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Bob Harrington, piano; Tony Rizzi, guitar; Sam Chieftz, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1954
2093-4Who's Your Hoosier (aka Indiana)Clef MGC-638
2094-2Argo-
2095-1Bluehound Bus Greys (aka Wahoo's Lament)-
2096-4Things Ain't What They Used To Be-
* Clef MGC-638   Charlie Barnet - One Night Stand
= Verve MGV-2027   Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra - Dancing Party

Buddy DeFranco And Oscar Peterson With Russell Garcia And His Orchestra

Harry Betts, Nick DiMaio, Murray McEachern, Dick Noel, Tommy Pederson, trombone; Dick DeRisi, French horn; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Marty Berman, Jack Dumont, Herman Glunker, Jules Jacobs, woodwinds; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Bobby White, drums; unidentified strings, Russell Garcia, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1954
2097-3It Ain't Necessarily SoNorgran MGN-1016
2098-3'S Wonderful-
2099-5Someone To Watch Over Me-
2100-2Bess, You Is My Woman Now-
2101-5I Want To Stay Here (aka Porgy)Norgran MGN-1016; Verve VSP/VSPS-38
* Norgran MGN-1016   Buddy DeFranco And Oscar Peterson Play George Gershwin
= Verve MGV-2022   Buddy DeFranco And Oscar Peterson - The George Gershwin Song Book
* Verve VSP/VSPS-38   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad 2

Buddy DeFranco And Oscar Peterson With Russell Garcia And His Orchestra

Harry Betts, Nick DiMaio, Murray McEachern, Dick Noel, Tommy Pederson, trombone; Dick DeRisi, French horn; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Marty Berman, Jack Dumont, Herman Glunker, Jules Jacobs, woodwinds; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Bobby White, drums; unidentified strings, Russell Garcia, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, December 7, 1954
2102-4Strike Up The BandNorgran MGN-1016
2103-2The Man I Love-
2104-4I Got RhythmNorgran 136, MGN-1016
2105-1They Can't Take That Away From Me-
2106-5I Was Doing All RightNorgran MGN-1016
* Norgran MGN-1016   Buddy DeFranco And Oscar Peterson Play George Gershwin
= Verve MGV-2022   Buddy DeFranco And Oscar Peterson - The George Gershwin Song Book
* Norgran 136   Buddy DeFranco - I Got Rhythm / They Can't Take That Away From Me

Lester Young Quintet

Jesse Drakes, trumpet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; John Ore, bass; Connie Kay, drums.
Fine Sound, NYC, December 10, 1954
2107-1Another MamboNorgran 133, MGN-1022; Verve VE-2-2538
2108-1Come Rain Or Come ShineNorgran MGN-1022; Verve VE-2-2538
2109-2Rose Room-
2110-2Somebody Loves Me-
2111-2Kiss Me Again-
2112-2It Don't Mean A Thing-
2113-1I'm In The Mood For LoveNorgran 133, MGN-1022; Verve VE-2-2538
2114-2Big Top BluesNorgran MGN-1022; Verve VE-2-2538
* Norgran MGN-1022   Lester Young
= Norgran MGN-1100   Lester Young And His Orchestra - It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) (not released?)
= Verve MGV-8187   Lester Young And His Orchestra - It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
* Verve VE-2-2538   Lester Young - Mean To Me
* Norgran 133   Lester Young - Another Mambo / I'm In The Mood For Love

Charlie Parker Quintet

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Teddy Kotick, bass; Art Taylor, drums.
Fine Sound, NYC, December 10, 1954
2115-1Love For SaleVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
2115-2--
2115-3--
2115-4-Verve MGV-8007
2115-5 | 62VK472-Verve MGV-8007, MGV-8001, V3HB-8840, VE-2-2523
2116-2I Love ParisVerve MGV-8007
2116-3-Verve MGV-8007, MGV-8001, VE-2-2523
* Verve MGV-8007   Charlie Parker Plays Cole Porter - The Genius Of Charlie Parker #5
* Verve MGV-8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2
= Verve MGV-8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V3HB-8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve VE-2-2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird

Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra

Russell Jacquet, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; John Acea, piano; Al Lucas, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; Chino Pozo, congas.
NYC, December 13, 1954
2117-5Jacquet DilemmaClef 89133, MGC-680; Verve VE-2-2544
2118-2Mambacito MioClef 89133, MGC-680
2119-3September SongClef MGC-680
2120-1SaphClef MGC-680; Verve VE-2-2544
* Clef MGC-680; Verve MGV-8065   Illinois Jacquet And Ben Webster - The Kid And The Brute
* Verve VE-2-2544   Illinois Jacquet - The Cool Rage
* Clef 89133, 89133x45   Illinois Jacquet - Jacquet Dilemma / Mambacito Mio

Illinois Jacquet - Ben Webster Quintet

Illinois Jacquet, Ben Webster, tenor sax; John Acea, piano; Al Lucas, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, December 13, 1954
2121-1The Kid And The BruteClef MGC-680; Verve VE-2-2544
2122-2I Wrote It For The Kid-
* Clef MGC-680; Verve MGV-8065   Illinois Jacquet And Ben Webster - The Kid And The Brute
* Verve VE-2-2544   Illinois Jacquet - The Cool Rage

Harry Carney And His Orchestra

Ray Nance, trumpet, violin; Tony Miranda, French horn; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Leroy Lovett, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Wendell Marshall, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; unidentified strings.
NYC, December 14, 1954
2123-2Ghost Of A ChanceClef MGC-640
2124-1I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good-
2125-3Take The "A" Train-
2126-2Moonlight On The GangesClef 89135, MGC-640
2127-1It Had To Be YouClef MGC-640, MGC-742
2128-3We're In Love AgainClef 89135, MGC-640
2129-2ChalmeuClef MGC-640
2130-3Fantasy-
* Clef MGC-640   Harry Carney With Strings
= Verve MGV-2028   Harry Carney And His Orchestra - Moods For Girl And Boy
* Clef MGC-742   Down Beat Critics Poll Winners (not released)
* Clef 89135, 89135x45   Harry Carney - Moonlight On The Ganges / We're In Love Again

Gene Krupa Quartet

Eddie Shu, trumpet, clarinet, alto, tenor sax, accordion; Bobby Scott, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Gene Krupa, drums.
NYC, December 14, 1954
2131-1UndecidedVerve MGV-8204; Clef MGC-710
2132-1How Deep Is The OceanClef 89140, MGC-710
2133-5Gene's Bass BluesClef 89140; Verve MGV-8204, V3HB-8847; Clef MGC-710
* Verve MGV-8204   The Jazz Rhythms Of Gene Krupa
= ARS G-411   Jazz Rhythms Of Gene Krupa
* Clef MGC-710   Gene Krupa - Krupa's Wail (not released)
* Verve V3HB-8847   Gene Krupa - Return Engagement
* Clef 89140, 89140x45   Gene Krupa - How Deep Is The Ocean / Gene's Bass Blues

Ben Webster Sextet With Ralph Burns' Orchestra

Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; unidentified strings, Ralph Burns, arranger, conductor.
NYC, December 15, 1954
2134-5Do Nothin' Till You Hear From MeNorgran MGN-1018; Verve VE-2-2530
2135-3Prelude To A Kiss-
2136-5Willow Weep For MeNorgran MGN-1039; Verve VE-2-2530
2137-2Come Rain Or Come ShineNorgran MGN-1018; Verve VE-2-2530
* Norgran MGN-1018   Ben Webster - Music For Loving
= Verve MGV-2026   Ben Webster With Strings - Sophisticated Lady
* Verve VE-2-2530   Ben Webster - Ballads
* Norgran MGN-1039; Verve MGV-8130   Ben Webster With Strings - Music With Feeling

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Percy Heath, bass #1,3-8; Max Roach, drums #1,3-8.
Fine Sound, NYC, December 16, 1954
1. 2138-1,2Like Someone In Love (incomplete)Verve 314 521 669-2
2. 2138-3Like Someone In LoveNorgran MGN-1017; Verve 314 521 669-2
3. 2139-1Deep Night-
4. 2140-1,2That Old Black Magic (incomplete)Verve 314 521 669-2
5. 2140-3That Old Black Magic (alternate take 1)Verve VE-2-2526, 314 521 669-2
6. 2140-4That Old Black MagicNorgran MGN-1017; Verve 314 521 669-2
7. 2140-5That Old Black Magic (alternate take 2)Verve 314 521 669-2
8. 2141-1'Round MidnightNorgran MGN-1017; Verve VE-2-2526, VSP/VSPS-34, 314 521 669-2
* Norgran MGN-1017   Bud Powell - Jazz Original
= Norgran MGN-1098; Verve MGV-8185   Bud Powell '57
* Verve VE-2-2526   The Genius Of Bud Powell, Vol. 2
* Verve VSP/VSPS-34   The Jazz Legacy Of Bud Powell
* Verve 314 521 669-2   The Complete Bud Powell On Verve

Jack Costanzo And His Orchestra

Rolf Ericson, trumpet #3,4; John Anderson, trumpet #5-7; Herbie Steward, alto sax #3-7; Bill Holman, tenor sax #3,4; Tom Brown, tenor sax #5-7; Gerry Wiggins, piano #3-7; Joe Comfort, bass #3,4; Jack Coughman, bass #5-7; Lawrence Marable, drums #3,4; Albert Bartee, drums #5,6; Jackie Mills, drums #7; Jack Costanzo, bongos.
Los Angeles, CA, December 17, 1954
1. 2142Mambo CostanzoNorgran 132, MGN-32, MGN-1067
2. 2143Mister BongoNorgran 132
3. 2144BottlabudNorgran MGN-32, MGN-1067
4. 2145Satin Doll-
5. 2146Yukon Mambo-
6. 2147Maggie-
7. 2148The G And J Blues-
* Norgran MGN-1067; Verve MGV-8157   Jack Costanzo And His Orchestra, Andre's All Stars - Afro-Cubano
* Norgran MGN-32   Jack Costanzo And His Orchestra - Afro Cuban Jazz North-Of-The-Border
* Norgran 132   Jack Costanzo - Mambo Costanzo / Mister Bongo

Artie Shaw And His Gramercy Five

Artie Shaw, clarinet; Joe Roland, vibes; Hank Jones, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Irv Kluger, drums.
NYC, 1954
1621Sequence In B FlatClef MGC-159; Verve MGV-2014
1622I've Got A Crush On You-
1623The Sad Sack-
1624Sunny Side UpClef MGC-160; Verve MGV-2014
1625Autumn Leaves-
1626When The Quail Come Back To San Quentin-
1627Tenderly-
same session.
1628How High The MoonClef unissued
1629Don't Take Your Love From Me-
1630Crumbum-
1631The Pied Piper ThemeClef EPC-333
1632ImaginationVerve MGV-2015
1633Besame MuchoClef EPC-334
1634ScuttlebuttClef unissued
1635Stop And Go MamboClef EPC-332
1636Love Of My Life-
1637The Grabtown GrappleVerve MGV-2015
1638TenderlyClef unissued
1639-ASomeone To Watch Over MeClef EPC-334, MGC-645
1640-AThat Old Feeling-
1641Stop And Go MamboClef MGC-645
1642The Grabtown GrappleClef unissued
1643I Can't Get StartedVerve MGV-2015
1644Sunny Side UpClef 89117
1645-ADancing In The DarkClef 89159, EPC-333, MGC-645
1646Love Of My LifeClef 89159, MGC-645
1647ImaginationClef 89117
1648LyricVerve MGV-2015
1649Lugubrious-
1650The Pied Piper ThemeClef MGC-645
1651Besame Mucho-
Artie Shaw, clarinet; Hank Jones, piano; Joe Puma, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Irv Kluger, drums.
Dancing On The CeilingClef MGC-630
My Funny Valentine-
Rough Riding-
September Song-
S'posin'-
Too Marvelous For Words-
Yesterdays-
* Verve MGV-2014   Artie Shaw And His Gramercy Five - Sequence In Music
* Verve MGV-2015   Artie Shaw And His Gramercy Five - I Can't Get Started...
* Clef MGC-645   Artie Shaw And His Gramercy Five, Vol. 4
* Clef MGC-630   Artie Shaw And His Gramercy Five, Vol. 3
* Clef MGC-159   Artie Shaw And His Gramercy Five #1
* Clef MGC-160   Artie Shaw And His Gramercy Five #2
* Clef EPC-333   Artie Shaw
* Clef EPC-334   Artie Shaw
* Clef EPC-332   Artie Shaw
* Clef 89117, 89117x45   Artie Shaw - Sunny Side Up / Imagination
* Clef 89159, 89159x45   Artie Shaw - Love Of My Life / Dancing In The Dark

Stan Wilson

Stan Wilson, guitar, vocals; Vernon Alley, bass; Rayardo Velarde, Earl Watkins, congas.
San Francisco, CA, 1954
1842Rolling StoneClef MGC-163
1843-7ADrucilla-
1844I Want You, I Need You-
1845Night-
1846-2AO Ken KarangaeClef 89161, MGC-163
1847-1AScarlet RibbonsClef MGC-163
1848-4AMona Lisa-
1849-3ANeighbor Neighbor-
* Clef MGC-163   An Evening With Stan Wilson
* Clef 89161, 89161x45   Stan Wilson - O Ken Karangae / They Call The Wind Maria

Roger King Mozian

Roger King Mozian, trumpet; and others.
circa 1954
1617-10YesterdaysClef MGC-166
1618-8ForlornClef 89118, MGC-166
1619-5Rock 'EmClef MGC-166
1620-5Just Mozian AlongClef 89118, MGC-166
* Clef MGC-166   The Colorful Music Of Roger King Mozian
* Clef 89118, 89118x45   Roger King Mozian - Forlorn / Just Mozian Along

Stan Wilson

Stan Wilson, guitar, vocals; and others.
circa 1954
26620Wanderin'Cavalier CAV 5005, CAV 6002
26621Frankie And JohnnyCavalier CAV 5001, CAV 6002
26622Venezuela-
26623John Henry-
26624Tongue Tied Baby-
26625Barbara AllenCavalier CAV 5005, CAV 6002
26626King Edward VIIICavalier CAV 5001, CAV 6002
26627Foggy Foggy DewCavalier CAV 5005, CAV 6002
26628Uncle RubinCavalier CAV 5001, CAV 6002
26629High BarbareeCavalier CAV 5005, CAV 6002
26630Bing CrosbyCavalier CAV 5001, CAV 6002
26631High Noon-
same session.
26632St. James InfirmaryCavalier CAV 5002, CAV 6003
26633Waltzing Matilda-
26634Ugly Woman-
26635The BridgeCavalier CAV 5005, CAV 6003
26636Woman With The Rollin' Pin-
26637Lord RandallCavalier CAV 5002, CAV 6003
26638Evil Hearted Man-
26639Young GirlsCavalier CAV 5005, CAV 6003
26640Golden Vanity (The Lowland Sea)Cavalier CAV 5002, CAV 6003
26641Donkey City-
26642Baltimore OrioleCavalier CAV 5005, CAV 6003
26643GreensleevesCavalier CAV 5002, CAV 6003
* Cavalier CAV 6002   Wanderin' With Stan Wilson, Vol. I
= Verve MGV-2139   Wanderin' With Stan Wilson (not released?)
* Cavalier CAV 6003   Leisure Time With Stan Wilson, Vol. II
= Verve MGV-2140   Leisure Time With Stan Wilson
* Cavalier CAV 5005   Wanderin' With Stan Wilson, Vol. 3
* Cavalier CAV 5001   Stan Wilson - Unique Song Stylist
* Cavalier CAV 5002   Leisure Time With Stan Wilson, Vol. II