Verve Records Discography: 1954

1954

Benny Carter Quartet With Joe Glover And His Orchestra

Hoyt Bohannon, Joe Howard, Pullman Pederson, trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Benny Carter, alto sax, arranger; 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; Gerald Wiggins, piano; Jack Marshall, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Jackie Mills, drums; 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 - 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 22
1496-6I Hadn't Anyone Till YouNorgran 119, MGN 1034; Verve VSP 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 22   Stan Getz - Another Time, Another Place
* Verve VSP 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 Gene Krupa And His Orchestra - Sing, Sing, Sing
= Verve MGV 8190   Gene Krupa - 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

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
= Clef MGC 728   The Driving Gene Krupa Plays With His Sextet
= 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, 2V6S 8818
* Verve MGV 4000   Al Hibbler Sings Love Songs
* Norgran MGN 1021   Various Artists - Our Best, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 8194   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Verve 2V6S 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 - Skin Deep
* Norgran MGN 1021   Various Artists - Our Best, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 8195   Various Artists - Verve 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 VE2 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 - Sophisticated Lady
* Verve VE2 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 - Jazz The Utmost!
* Verve MGV 8216   Woody Herman - Men From Mars
= Verve V/V6 8558   Woody Herman - 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 Studios, 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, VE2 2523
1532-1Just One Of Those Things-
1533-1My Heart Belongs To DaddyVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
1533-2-Verve MGV 8007, VE2 2523
1534-1I've Got You Under My Skin-
* Verve MGV 8007   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #5 - Charlie Parker Plays Cole Porter
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve VE2 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird

Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Sonny Clark, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Bobby White, drums.
NYC, April 7, 1954
1535-1Jack The FieldstalkerNorgran 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 1068; Verve MGV 8158   Buddy DeFranco - Jazz Tones
* Norgran MGN 1006   Buddy DeFranco - The Progressive Mr. DeFranco
= Norgran MGN 1094; Verve MGV 8182   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   Johnny Hodges - Memories Of Ellington
= Norgran MGN 1092; Verve MGV 8180   Johnny Hodges - In A Mellow Tone
* Norgran 129   Johnny Hodges - I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart / Don't Get Around Much Anymore

Lionel Hampton Quartet

Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, 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   Lionel Hampton - Swingin' With Hamp
* Clef MGC 673   The Lionel Hampton Quartet
= Clef MGC 738; Verve MGV 8114   Lionel Hampton - Hamp!
* Clef MGC 744; Verve MGV 8117   Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Big Four
* Clef MGC 667   The Lionel Hampton Quartet/Quintet
* Clef MGC 735; Verve MGV 8112   Lionel Hampton - Flying Home

Lionel Hampton Quintet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, 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 - Air Mail Special
* Clef MGC 628   The Lionel Hampton Quintet
* Clef MGC 735; Verve MGV 8112   Lionel Hampton - 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   Lionel Hampton - 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 VE2 2503
1568-1What A Little Moonlight Can DoClef 89132, MGC 161, MGC 686; Verve MGV 8338-2, 2V6S 8816, VE2 2503
1569-5I Cried For YouClef MGC 161, MGC 686; Verve MGV 8338-2, 2V6S 8816, VE2 2503
* Clef MGC 686; Verve MGV 8027   A Recital By Billie Holiday
* Verve VE2 2503   Billie Holiday - The First Verve Sessions
* Verve MGV 8338-2   Billie Holiday - The Unforgettable Lady Day
* Verve 2V6S 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 Orchestra

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 - Mambo Latino Dances
* Clef MGC 699; Verve MGV 8083   Chico O'Farrill - Jazz North And South Of The Border
* Norgran MGN 28   Chico O'Farrill - Latino Dance Session

Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra

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 - Mambo Latino Dances
* Clef MGC 699; Verve MGV 8083   Chico O'Farrill - Jazz North And South Of The Border
* Norgran MGN 28   Chico O'Farrill - Latino Dance Session

Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra

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 - Jazz North And South Of The Border
* Verve MGV 2003   Chico O'Farrill - 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 2310-875, 2310-887, 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 2310-835, 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 2310-862, PACD-2405-434-2
1601-1I Didn't Know What Time It WasVerve MGV 8323; Pablo 2310-835, PACD-2405-433-2, PACD-2405-442-2
1602-1Somebody Loves MeVerve MGV 8323; Pablo 2310-875, 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 2310-875, PACD-2405-438-2
1607-1You're BlaseVerve MGV 8323, V/V6 8433; Pablo 2310-791
1608-1You're Mine, YouVerve MGV 8323; Pablo 2310-864, PACD-2405-435-2
1609-1IndianaVerve MGV 8347, VSP 33; Pablo 2310-862, 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, PACD-2405-436-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 5
* Clef MGC 712; Verve MGV 8095   The Genius Of Art Tatum #11
* 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 2310-875, (Eu) 2310-812   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 13
* Pablo 2310-887   The Best Of Art Tatum
* Pablo 2310-793, PACD-2405-439-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 8
* 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
* 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
* 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, PACD-2405-434-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 3
* Verve MGV 8323   Art Tatum - The Greatest Piano Of Them All
* Pablo 2310-862, (Eu) 2310-809   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 10
* Pablo 2310-789, PACD-2405-435-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 4
* Verve MGV 8347   Art Tatum - More Of The Greatest Piano Of Them All
* Verve V/V6 8433   The Essential Art Tatum
* Pablo 2310-864, (Eu) 2310-810   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 11
* Verve VSP 33   Art Tatum - The Art Of Art
* Pablo PACD-2405-442-2   Art Tatum - The Best Of The Pablo Solo Masterpieces
* Pablo PACD-2405-432-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 1

Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra

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 - Mambo Latino Dances
* Norgran MGN 27   Chico O'Farrill - Mambo Dance Session

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, Tommy Turk, 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.
NYC, May 24, 1954
1711-4Manteca ThemeNorgran MGN 1003; Verve MGV 8208, VE2 2522, VSP 7
1712-4ContrasteNorgran MGN 1003; Verve MGV 8208, VE2 2522
1713-4Jungle-
1714-4Rhumba Finale-
1715-26/8Norgran MGN 1003
* Norgran MGN 1003; Verve MGV 8191   Dizzy Gillespie - Afro
* Verve MGV 8208   Dizzy Gillespie - Manteca
* Verve VE2 2522   Machito, Chico O'Farrill, Dizzy Gillespie - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Verve VSP 7   Dizzy Gillespie - 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 Studios, 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   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
= Verve MGV 8173   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Recital
* Norgran MGN 1050; Verve MGV 8141   Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz - 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 VE2 2530
2. 1722-2It Happens To Be Me-
3. 1723-1All Too Soon-
4. 1724-2Chelsea BridgeNorgran MGN 1039; Verve VE2 2530
5. 1725-1Almost Like Being In LoveNorgran MGN 1034
* Norgran MGN 1018   Ben Webster - Music For Loving
= Verve MGV 2026   Ben Webster - Sophisticated Lady
* Verve VE2 2530   Ben Webster - Ballads
* Norgran MGN 1039   Ben Webster Plays Music With Feeling
= 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 Studios, NYC, June 2, 1954
1726-2Moonlight In VermontNorgran MGN 23, MGN 1064; Verve VE2 2526, 314 521 669-2
1727-1Spring Is Here-
1728-1ButtercupNorgran MGN 23, MGN 1064; Verve VE2 2526, VSP 34, 314 521 669-2
1729-3Fantasy In BlueNorgran MGN 23, MGN 1064; Verve VSP 34, 314 521 669-2
* Norgran MGN 1064; Verve MGV 8154   Bud Powell's Moods
* Verve VE2 2526   The Genius Of Bud Powell, Vol. 2
* Verve VSP 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 Is 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.
NYC, June 3, 1954
1738-10A Night In TunisiaNorgran MGN 1003; Verve MGV 8208, VSP 7
1739-3CaravanNorgran MGN 1003; Verve MGV 8208
1740-3Con Alma-
* Norgran MGN 1003; Verve MGV 8191   Dizzy Gillespie - Afro
* Verve MGV 8208   Dizzy Gillespie - Manteca
* Verve VSP 7   Dizzy Gillespie - 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 Studios, NYC, June 4, 1954
1760-1 | 62VK235It Never Entered My MindNorgran MGN 23, MGN 1064; Verve VK 117, VE2 2526, 314 521 669-2
1761-3A Foggy DayNorgran MGN 23, MGN 1064; Verve VE2 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 VE2 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

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 With 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 Studios, 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   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
= 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 - Variations
* Verve MGV 2032   Various Artists - Potpourri Of Jazz
* Norgran MGN 24   The Workshop Of The George Wallington Trio

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   Louis Bellson And His Drums
= Norgran MGN 1095   Louis Bellson - Concerto For Drums (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   Benny Carter - Moonglow
* Norgran MGN 1044; Verve MGV 8135   Benny Carter - New Jazz Sounds

Art Tatum - Benny Carter - Louis Bellson

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, 2310-887
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   Art Tatum, Benny Carter, Louis Bellson - Tatum - Carter - Bellson
= 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   Art Tatum - The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Vol. 1
* Pablo 2310-733   Art Tatum-Benny Carter-Louis Bellson, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation
* Pablo 2310-732   Art Tatum-Benny Carter-Louis Bellson, Vol. 1
* Verve MGV 8227   Art Tatum, Benny Carter, Louis Bellson - Makin' Whoopee
= Pablo PACD-2405-424-2   Art Tatum - The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Vol. 1
* Pablo 2310-887   The Best Of Art Tatum
* Pablo PACD-2405-440-2   Art Tatum - The Best Of The Group Masterpiece Sessions

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 - Out Of The Roaring 20's
= 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 - The Blues
* Norgran MGN 1009   More Of Johnny Hodges
* Norgran MGN 1060; Verve MGV 8150   Johnny Hodges - 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 - 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 - Used To Be Duke
* Norgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8126   Various Artists - Alto Saxes
* 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

Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Sonny Clark, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Bobby 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   Buddy DeFranco And His Clarinet
= Norgran MGN 1096; Verve MGV 8183   Buddy DeFranco - Autumn Leaves
* Norgran MGN 1021   Various Artists - Our Best, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 8195   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #2
* Norgran 125   Buddy DeFranco - Autumn Leaves / Titoro

Buddy DeFranco Quintet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Sonny Clark, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Bobby White, drums.: same personnel.
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   Buddy DeFranco - In A Mellow Mood

Charlie Ventura And His Orchestra

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 VE2 2517
1888-3You For MeClef 89126, MGC 647, MGC 724; Verve V/V6 8407, VE2 2517
1889-2She's Just My SizeClef MGC 647, MGC 723; Verve VE2 2517
1890-4Soft DrinkClef 89131, MGC 647, MGC 724; Verve VE2 2517
1891-2Two For The BluesClef 89131, MGC 647, MGC 724; Verve V/V6 8407, VE2 2517
1892-4Blues BackstageClef MGC 666; Verve VE2 2517
1893-4I Feel Like A New ManClef 89137, MGC 647, MGC 724; Verve VE2 2517
1894-1Down For The CountClef MGC 666; Verve VE2 2517
* Clef MGC 647   Count Basie Dance Session #2
* Clef MGC 724; Verve MGV 8104   Count Basie - The King Of Swing
* Verve VE2 2517   Count Basie - Sixteen Men Swinging
* Verve V/V6 8407   The Essential Count Basie
* Clef MGC 723; Verve MGV 8018   Count Basie - Basie Roars Again
* Clef MGC 666   Count Basie - Basie
= Clef MGC 722; Verve MGV 8103   Count Basie - The Band Of Distinction
= Clef MGC 734   Count Basie - The Band Of Distinction (not released)
* 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 VE2 2517
2. 1896-2Sixteen Men SwingingVerve VE2 2517
3. 1896-4-Clef 89147, MGC 647, MGC 723; Verve VE2 2517
4. 1897-4Ska-Di-Dle-Dee-Bee-DooClef MGC 666; Verve VE2 2517
5. 1898-4PerdidoClef 89147, MGC 666; Verve 2V6S 8818, VE2 2517
6. 1899-2Mambo MistClef MGC 647, MGC 723; Verve V3HB 8850, VE2 2517
7. 1900-2EventideClef MGC 666; Verve VE2 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   Count Basie - Basie Roars Again
* Verve VE2 2517   Count Basie - Sixteen Men Swinging
* Clef MGC 666   Count Basie - Basie
= Clef MGC 722; Verve MGV 8103   Count Basie - The Band Of Distinction
= Clef MGC 734   Count Basie - The Band Of Distinction (not released)
* Verve 2V6S 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; Gerald 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 2V6S 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, 2V6S 8824
* Norgran MGN 1052   The Swingin' Buddy Rich
= Verve MGV 8142   The Swinging Buddy Rich
* Verve 2V6S 8824   Buddy Rich - The Monster
* Norgran MGN 1021   Various Artists - Our Best, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 8195   Various Artists - Verve 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

Buddy DeFranco Quintet

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   Buddy DeFranco - In A Mellow Mood
* Verve MGV 8224   Buddy DeFranco - Sweet And Lovely

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1954
1924-1Four Or FiveNorgran MGN 29, MGN 1002
1925-1Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
1926-1Low Flame-
1927-252nd Street Theme-
1928-1Chartreuse-
1929-1Kenny's Blues-
* Norgran MGN 1002   Kenny Drew - Progressive Piano
= Norgran MGN 1066   The Modernity Of Kenny Drew
= 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 VE2 2515
1931-5P.S. I Love YouVerve VE2 2515
1932-6Too Marvelous For WordsClef MGC 721; Verve VE2 2515
1933-7SoftlyVerve VE2 2515
1934-7I Cried For YouClef unissued
1935-3I Thought About YouClef 89150, MGC 721; Verve VE2 2515
1936-6What A Little Moonlight Can DoClef unissued; Verve VE2 2515
1937-1Willow Weep For MeClef 89141, MGC 721; Verve VE2 2515
1938-3Stormy Blues-
* Clef MGC 721; Verve MGV 8099; ARS G 431   Billie Holiday - Lady Sings The Blues
* Verve VE2 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

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   Flip Phillips - Rock With Flip

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   Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Big Four
* Verve MGV 8275   Lionel Hampton (not released)
* Verve MGV 8228   Lionel Hampton - 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 Studios, 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   Benny Carter - Moonglow
* Norgran MGN 1044; Verve MGV 8135   Benny Carter - New Jazz Sounds

Roy Eldridge Quintet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, September 14, 1954
1961-1If I Had YouClef MGC 683; Verve VE2 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   Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz
* Verve VE2 2531   Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail

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 - 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   Lionel Hampton - Swingin' With Hamp
* Clef 89136, 89136x45   Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Boogie Woogie / A Foggy Day

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, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Buster Harding, arranger.
NYC, September 15, 1954
1980-3Cool EyesNorgran MGN 1023
1981-1Confusion-
1982-4Pile Driver-
1983-2Hob Nail Special-
* Norgran MGN 1023   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy And Strings
= Norgran MGN 1090; Verve MGV 8178   Dizzy Gillespie - Diz Big Band

Dizzy Gillespie 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 Gillespie - Dizzy And Strings
= Norgran MGN 1090; Verve MGV 8178   Dizzy Gillespie - 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 28
The Ballad MedleyClef MG VOL.17
Drum Solo-
* Clef MG VOL.17   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 17
= Verve MG VOL.10   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 10
* Verve VSP 28   Dizzy Gillespie, 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 40
* Clef MG VOL.17   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 17
= Verve MG VOL.10   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 10
* Verve VSP 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   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 17
= Verve MG VOL.10   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 42
It's Only A Paper MoonClef MG VOL.17
Easy Living-
* Clef MG VOL.17   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 17
= Verve MG VOL.10   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 10
* Verve VSP 42   Oscar Peterson At JATP

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 42
Love For Sale-
Come To The Mardi Gras-
Should IClef MG VOL.17
* Clef MG VOL.17   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 17
= Verve MG VOL.10   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 10
* Verve VSP 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 - 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, VE2 2524
2017-3Algo BuenoClef MGC 641, MGC 731; Verve VE2 2524
2018-1Trumpet BluesClef MGC 641, MGC 731; Verve MGV 8230, VE2 2524
2019-1 | 62VK460The Beat's OnVerve PR 2-3
2020-1The Ballad MedleyClef MGC 671, MGC 730; Verve VSP 28, VE2 2524
2021-1Blue MoonClef MGC 671, MGC 731; Verve VE2 2524
2022-1I've Found A New BabyClef MGC 641, MGC 730; Verve VSP 28, VE2 2524
2023-5Pretty Eyed BabyClef MGC 641, MGC 731; Verve VE2 2524
2024-1 | 62VK447I Can't Get Started With YouClef MGC 641, MGC 730; Verve VSP 17, VE2 2524
2025-6Limehouse BluesClef MGC 671, MGC 731; Verve VSP 28, VE2 2524
* Clef MGC 671   Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie - Roy And Diz, Vol. 2
* Clef MGC 730; Verve MGV 8109   Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie - Trumpet Battle
* Verve V/V6 8566   The Essential Dizzy Gillespie
* Verve VE2 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, 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 28   Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge - Soul Mates
* Verve VSP 17   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad

Buddy DeFranco With 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, 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

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 Saxes
* Clef MGC 742   Down Beat Critics Poll Winners (not released)
* Norgran MGN 1044; Verve MGV 8135   Benny Carter - New Jazz Sounds

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

Gerald 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 - Autumn In New York
= Norgran MGN 1097; Verve MGV 8184   The Guitar Artistry Of Tal Farlow - Autumn In New York

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 - Dancing Party

Buddy DeFranco Quartet With Russ Garcia 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, Russ 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 38
* Norgran MGN 1016; Verve MGV 2022   Buddy DeFranco, Oscar Peterson - The George Gershwin Song Book
* Verve VSP 38   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad #2

Buddy DeFranco Quartet With Russ Garcia 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, Russ 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; Verve MGV 2022   Buddy DeFranco, 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 Studios, NYC, December 10, 1954
2107-1Another MamboNorgran 133, MGN 1022; Verve VE2 2538
2108-1Come Rain Or Come ShineNorgran MGN 1022; Verve VE2 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 VE2 2538
2114-2Big Top BluesNorgran MGN 1022; Verve VE2 2538
* Norgran MGN 1022, MGN 1100; Verve MGV 8187   Lester Young - It Don't Mean A Thing
* Verve VE2 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 Studios, 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, VE2 2523
2116-2I Love ParisVerve MGV 8007
2116-3-Verve MGV 8007, MGV 8001, VE2 2523
* Verve MGV 8007   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #5 - Charlie Parker Plays Cole Porter
* Verve MGV 8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve VE2 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 #1-4; Matthew Gee, trombone #1-4; Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax #5,6; Leo Parker, baritone sax #1-4; John Acea, piano; Al Lucas, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; Chino Pozo, congas #1-4.
NYC, December 13, 1954
1. 2117-5Jacquet DilemmaClef 89133, MGC 680; Verve VE2 2544
2. 2118-2Mambacito MioClef 89133, MGC 680
3. 2119-3September SongClef MGC 680
4. 2120-1SaphClef MGC 680; Verve VE2 2544
5. 2121-1The Kid And The Brute-
6. 2122-2I Wrote It For The Kid-
* Clef MGC 680; Verve MGV 8065   Illinois Jacquet, Ben Webster - The Kid And The Brute
* Verve VE2 2544   Illinois Jacquet - The Cool Rage
* Clef 89133, 89133x45   Illinois Jacquet - Jacquet Dilemma / Mambacito Mio

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 - 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
* 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 VE2 2530
2135-3Prelude To A Kiss-
2136-5Willow Weep For MeNorgran MGN 1039; Verve VE2 2530
2137-2Come Rain Or Come ShineNorgran MGN 1018; Verve VE2 2530
* Norgran MGN 1018   Ben Webster - Music For Loving
= Verve MGV 2026   Ben Webster - Sophisticated Lady
* Verve VE2 2530   Ben Webster - Ballads
* Norgran MGN 1039   Ben Webster Plays Music With Feeling
= 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 Studios, 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 VE2 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 VE2 2526, VSP 34, 314 521 669-2
* Norgran MGN 1017   Bud Powell - Jazz Original
= Norgran MGN 1098; Verve MGV 8185   Bud Powell '57
* Verve VE2 2526   The Genius Of Bud Powell, Vol. 2
* Verve VSP 34   The Jazz Legacy Of Bud Powell
* Verve 314 521 669-2   The Complete Bud Powell On Verve

Jack Costanzo Group

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; Gerald 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, Andre's All Stars - Afro-Cubano
* Norgran MGN 32   Jack Costanzo - Afro-Cubano Jazz
* 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 - Sequence In Music
* Verve MGV 2015   Artie Shaw - 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 6002
26621Frankie And Johnny-
26622Venezuela-
26623John Henry-
26624Tongue Tied Boy-
26625Barbara Allen-
26626King Edward The 8th-
26627Foggy Foggy Dew-
26628Uncle Rubin-
26629High Barbaree-
26630Bing Crosby-
26631High Noon-
same session.
26632St. James InfirmaryCavalier CAV 6003
26633Waltzing Matilda-
26634Ugly Women-
26635The Bridge-
26636Woman With The Rollin' Pin-
26637Lord Randal-
26638Evil Hearted Man-
26639Young Girls-
26640The Golden Vanity-
26641Donkey City-
26642Baltimore Oriole-
26643Greensleeves-
* Cavalier CAV 6002   Wanterin' With Stan Wilson
= Verve MGV 2139   Stan Wilson
* Cavalier CAV 6003; Verve MGV 2140   Leisure Time With Stan Wilson