Verve Records Discography: 1955

1955

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Harold Baker, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Arthur Clarke, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, John Williams, piano; Louis Bellson, drums.
NYC, January 7, 1955
2149-3Rose RoomNorgran MGN 1024
2150-4Blues For Basie-
2151-1Mood IndigoNorgran MGN 1024; Verve 2V6S 8818
2152-2Squatty RooNorgran 142, MGN 1024
2153-1PerdidoNorgran 137, MGN 1024
26264Perdido, Part 1Verve 89188
26265Perdido, Part 2-
* Norgran MGN 1024   Johnny Hodges - Dance Bash
= Norgran MGN 1091; Verve MGV 8179   Johnny Hodges - Perdido
* Verve 2V6S 8818   Various Artists - We Love You Madly - A Tribute To Duke Ellington
* Norgran 142   Johnny Hodges - Squatty Roo
* Norgran 137   Johnny Hodges - Perdido
* Verve 89188, 89188x45   Johnny Hodges - Perdido, Part 1 & 2

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Art Blakey, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 11, 1955
2154-1Thou Swell (alternate take)Verve 314 521 669-2
2154-2Thou SwellNorgran MGN 1017; Verve VE2 2526, 314 521 669-2
2155-2Someone To Watch Over Me-
2156-1Bean And The Boys (aka Lover Come Back To Me)Norgran MGN 1017; Verve 314 521 669-2
2157-1Tenderly (incomplete)Verve 314 521 669-2
2157-2TenderlyNorgran MGN 1017; Verve VE2 2526, 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 314 521 669-2   The Complete Bud Powell On Verve

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 12, 1955
2158-1How High The MoonNorgran MGN 1017; Verve 314 521 669-2
2159-1I Get A Kick Out Of You (incomplete)Verve 314 521 669-2
2159-2I Get A Kick Out Of YouNorgran MGN 1064; Verve 314 521 669-2
2159-3I Get A Kick Out Of You (alternate take)Verve VE2 2526, 314 521 669-2
2160-1The Best (aka The Best Thing For You)Norgran MGN 1064; Verve 314 521 669-2
-The Best Thing For You (incomplete)Verve 314 521 669-2
2161-1You Go To My HeadNorgran MGN 1064; Verve 314 521 669-2
* Norgran MGN 1017   Bud Powell - Jazz Original
= Norgran MGN 1098; Verve MGV 8185   Bud Powell '57
* 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

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 13, 1955
2162-1MediocreVerve MGV 8301, VE2 2526, VSP 34, 314 521 669-2
2163-1All The Things You AreVerve MGV 8301, 314 521 669-2
2164-2EpistrophyVerve MGV 8301, VE2 2526, 314 521 669-2
2165-1Dance Of The Infidels-
2166-3Salt PeanutsVerve MGV 8301, 314 521 669-2
2167-1Sweet Georgia Brown (aka Hey George)-
* Verve MGV 8301   Bud Powell - The Lonely One...
* 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

Meade "Lux" Lewis Trio

Meade "Lux" Lewis, piano; Red Callender, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 16, 1955
2168-1Dragon BluesDown Home MGD 6
2169-1The Pittsburgh Flyer-
2170-1Jabouti-
2171-1Torpedo Juice-
2172-1629 Boogie-
2173-1San Francisco Shuffle-
2174-1Meade's Mambo-
2175-1Joe Prein's Boogie-
* Down Home MGD 6   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Cat House Piano (not released?)
= Verve MGV 1006   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Cat House Piano

Tal Farlow Quartet

Claude Williamson, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 17, 1955
2176-2These Foolish ThingsNorgran MGN 1027
2177-2I Remember You-
2178-2How Deep Is The Ocean-
2179-8Fascinating Rhythm-
2180-2Manhattan-
2181-4Autumn Leaves-
2182-5It's You Or No One-
2183-4Tenderly-
2184-1There Will Never Be Another You-
2185-6Just One Of Those Things-
* Norgran MGN 1027   The Interpretations Of Tal Farlow
= Norgran MGN 1101   Tal Farlow - Fascinating Rhythm
= Verve MGV 8011   The Guitar Artistry Of Tal Farlow - Fascinating Rhythm

Bob Brookmeyer Quartet

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Buddy Clark, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 17, 1955
2186-2You Took Advantage Of MeClef MGC 644
2187-2He Ain't Got Rhythm-
2188-3What Is There To Say-
2189-2There Will Never Be Another You-
2190-1Jasmine-
2191-3Sticks And Stems-
2192-1The Bulldog Blues-
* Clef MGC 644   Bob Brookmeyer Plays Bob Brookmeyer And Some Others
= Clef MGC 732   The Modernity Of Bob Brookmeyer And His Quartet
= Verve MGV 8111   The Modernity Of Bob Brookmeyer

Art Tatum Solo

Art Tatum, piano.
Los Angeles, CA, January 19, 1955
2193-1I Surrender, DearVerve MGV 8332; Pablo 2310-862, PACD-2405-434-2
2194-1Happy FeetVerve MGV 8347; Pablo 2310-870, PACD-2405-437-2
2195-1Mean To MeVerve MGV 8347; Pablo 2310-864, PACD-2405-435-2, PACD-2405-442-2
2196-1Boulevard Of Broken DreamsVerve MGV 8347, VSP 33; Pablo 2310-870, PACD-2405-437-2
2197-1 | 62VK445Moonlight On The GangesVerve MGV 8347, VSP 33; Pablo 2310-875, PACD-2405-438-2
2198-1Moon SongVerve MGV 8347, VSP 33; Pablo 2310-792
2199-1When Your Lover Has GoneVerve MGV 8332; Pablo 2310-862, PACD-2405-434-2
2200-1The Moon Is LowVerve MGV 8332; Pablo 2310-864, PACD-2405-436-2
2201-1If I Had YouVerve MGV 8332; Pablo 2310-875, PACD-2405-439-2
2202-1S'posin'Verve MGV 8347; Pablo 2310-864, PACD-2405-436-2
2203-1Don't Worry 'Bout MeVerve MGV 8332; Pablo 2310-790
2204-1Prisoner Of LoveVerve MGV 8332; Pablo 2310-730
2205-1MoonglowVerve MGV 8360; Pablo 2310-723
2206-1I Won't DanceVerve MGV 8360; Pablo 2310-793
2207-1I Can't Give You Anything But LoveVerve MGV 8360; Pablo 2310-862, PACD-2405-434-2
2208-1Lullaby In RhythmVerve MGV 8360; Pablo 2310-870, PACD-2405-436-2
2209-1Out Of NowhereVerve MGV 8360; Pablo 2310-870, PACD-2405-438-2
2210-1I Gotta Right To Sing The BluesVerve MGV 8360; Pablo 2310-864, PACD-2405-436-2
2211-1It's Only A Paper MoonVerve MGV 8360; Pablo 2310-723
2212-1Everything I Have Is YoursVerve MGV 8332; Pablo 2310-835, PACD-2405-432-2
2213-1I Only Have Eyes For YouVerve MGV 8332; Pablo 2310-864, PACD-2405-435-2
2214-1On The Sunny Side Of The StreetVerve MGV 8360; Pablo 2310-793, PACD-2405-442-2
2215-1 | 62VK458With A Song In My HeartClef MGC 742
2216-1Do Nothing Till You Hear From MeVerve MGV 8360; Pablo 2310-791
2217-1So Beats My Heart For YouVerve MGV 8360; Pablo 2310-792
2218-1If You Hadn't Gone AwayVerve MGV 8332; Pablo 2310-864, PACD-2405-435-2
2219-1Please Be KindVerve MGV 8332; Pablo 2310-862, PACD-2405-433-2
* Verve MGV 8332   The Incomparable Art Tatum
* Pablo 2310-862, (Eu) 2310-809   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 10
* Verve MGV 8347   Art Tatum - More Of The Greatest Piano Of Them All
* Pablo 2310-870, (Eu) 2310-811   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 12
* Pablo 2310-864, (Eu) 2310-810   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 11
* Verve VSP 33   Art Tatum - The Art Of Art
* Pablo 2310-875, (Eu) 2310-812   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 13
* Pablo 2310-792, PACD-2405-438-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 7
* Pablo 2310-790, PACD-2405-436-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 5
* Pablo 2310-730, PACD-2405-434-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 3
* Verve MGV 8360   Art Tatum - Still More Of The Greatest Piano Of Them All
* Pablo 2310-723, PACD-2405-432-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 1
* Pablo 2310-793, PACD-2405-439-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 8
* Pablo 2310-835, (Eu) 2310-808   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 9
* Clef MGC 742   Down Beat Critics Poll Winners (not released)
* Pablo 2310-791, PACD-2405-437-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 6
* Pablo PACD-2405-435-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 4
* Pablo PACD-2405-442-2   Art Tatum - The Best Of The Pablo Solo Masterpieces
* Pablo PACD-2405-433-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 2

Buddy Rich With Howard Gibeling's Orchestra

Lee Castle, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Buddy Rich, vocals; unidentified strings, Howard Gibeling, director.
NYC, January 26, 1955
2220-6Everything Happens To MeNorgran 144, MGN 1031
2221-4Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsNorgran MGN 1031
2222-9Sure ThingNorgran 144, MGN 1031
2223-5Glad To Be UnhappyNorgran MGN 1031
2224-2Three Little WordsClef unissued
* Norgran MGN 1031   Sing And Swing With Buddy Rich
* Norgran 144   Buddy Rich - Everything Happens To Me / Sure Thing

Lawrence Brown Quintet

Lawrence Brown, trombone; Sam Taylor, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; unknown, vocals.
NYC, January 26, 1955
2225-3Rose Of The Rio GrandeClef MGC 682
2226-2Caravan-
2227-6Down The Street, Round The Corner Blues-
2228-4Where Or When-
* Clef MGC 682; Verve MGV 8067   Lawrence Brown - Slide Trombone

Stan Getz Quintet

Tony Fruscella, trumpet; Stan Getz, tenor sax; John Williams, piano; Bill Anthony, bass; Frank Isola, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 31, 1955
2229-2Blue BellsVerve MGV 8200; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 660
2230-1Roundup Time-
* Verve MGV 8200   Stan Getz And The Cool Sounds
= ARS G 407   The Cool Jazz Of Stan Getz
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 660   The Tony Fruscella & Brew Moore Quintet - The 1954 Unissued Atlantic Session

Teddy Wilson Trio

Teddy Wilson, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, February 1, 1955
2231-1Blues For The Oldest ProfessionNorgran MGN 1019; Verve MGV 8230
2232-1It Had To Be YouNorgran MGN 1019
2233-1You Took Advantage Of Me-
2234-1Three Little Words-
2235-1If I Had You-
2236-1Who's Sorry Now-
2237-1The Birth Of The Blues-
2238-1When Your Lover Has Gone-
2239-1Moonlight On The Ganges-
2240-3April In Paris-
2241-1Hallelujah-
2242-1Get Out Of Town-
* Norgran MGN 1019   The Creative Teddy Wilson
= Verve MGV 2029   Teddy Wilson - For Quiet Lovers
* Verve MGV 8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation

Louis Bellson Quintet

Charlie Shavers, trumpet #1-4; Nate Brown, flute #5-7; Sid Brown, bass clarinet #5-7; Seldon Powell, tenor sax #1-4; Lou Stein, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Latin American rhythm, #5-7.
NYC, February 2, 1955
1. 2243-4GreetingsNorgran MGN 1020
2. 2244-2Charlie-
3. 2245-1Basie-
4. 2246-1All Right (Jump It Man)-
5. 2247-2Festivale-
6. 2248-1Mambo A La Louis Bellson-
7. 2249-1The Hawk Talks-
* Norgran MGN 1020   The Driving Louis Bellson
= Norgran MGN 1099; Verve MGV 8186   Louis Bellson - The Hawk Talks

Ben Webster With Strings

Ben Webster, tenor sax; unidentified orchestra, including strings.
NYC, February 3, 1955
2250-1Some Other SpringClef unissued
2251-1When Your Lover Has Gone-
2252-3Stars Fell On Alabama-
2253-3Under A Blanket Of Blue-

Ralph Burns Among The JATP's

Al DeRisi, Roy Eldridge, Bernie Glow, Lou Oles, Al Porcino, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet; Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick, alto sax; Al Cohn, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Ralph Burns, arranger.
NYC, February 4, 1955
2254-3Perpetual MotionNorgran MGN 1028
2255-1Spring In Naples-
2256-5Music For A Stripteaser-
2257-3Sprang-
2258-2Pimlico-
2259-2Early Awedom-
2260-5Chuck-A-Luck-
2261-2Texco-
* Norgran MGN 1028; Verve MGV 8121   Ralph Burns Among The JATP's

Gene Krupa Quartet

Eddie Shu, trumpet, clarinet, alto, tenor sax, accordion; Bobby Scott, piano; possibly Milt Hinton, bass; Gene Krupa, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, February 7, 1955
2265-1Little White LiesClef unissued
2266-2Sleepy Lagoon-
2267-1All Of MeClef MGC 668
2268-1Strike Up The Band-
2269-1TenderlyVerve MGV 8204
2270-1Tee PeeVerve MGV 8204, V3HB 8847
2271-1Bach's BluesClef MGC 668
2272-1Makin' Whoopee-
2273-2'S WonderfulClef unissued
* Clef MGC 668   The Gene Krupa Quartet
* Verve MGV 8204   The Jazz Rhythms Of Gene Krupa
* Verve V3HB 8847   Gene Krupa - Return Engagement

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Tony Scott, clarinet; Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Billy Taylor, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; Leroy Lovett, director.
NYC, February 14, 1955
2274-1Say It Isn't SoVerve MGV 8302, VE2 2515
2275-5I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm-
2276-4I Wished On The Moon-
2277-3Always-
2278-2Everything Happens To Me-
2279-2Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me-
2280-2Ain't Misbehavin'-
* Verve MGV 8302   Billie Holiday - Stay With Me
* Verve VE2 2515   Billie Holiday - Stormy Blues

Gene Krupa Quartet

Eddie Shu, clarinet, alto, tenor sax, harmonica; Bobby Scott, piano, vocals; John Drew, bass; Gene Krupa, drums.
NYC, March 10, 1955
2281-3Little White LiesClef 89145, MGC 668
2282-4 | 64VK328By The Sleepy Lagoon-
2283-2'S WonderfulClef 89163; Verve MGV 8204
2284-1Willow Weep For MeClef unissued
2285-1-Clef 89163
2286-2HippeedeebipVerve MGV 8204
2287-2-Clef unissued
2288-3Strike Up The BandVerve MGV 8204, V3HB 8847
2289-1 | 20119-1She's Funny That WayClef EPC 380; Verve 2007
2290-7 | 20120-7Danny Boy-
2291-2Krupa's WailVerve MGV 8204, V3HB 8847
* Clef MGC 668   The Gene Krupa Quartet
* Verve MGV 8204   The Jazz Rhythms Of Gene Krupa
* Verve V3HB 8847   Gene Krupa - Return Engagement
* Clef EPC 380   Bobby Scott With The Gene Krupa Quartet
* Clef 89145, 89145x45   Gene Krupa - Little White Lies / By The Sleepy Lagoon
* Clef 89163, 89163x45   Gene Krupa - 'S Wonderful / Willow Weep For Me
* Verve 2007, V 10007   Bobby Scott, Gene Krupa - She's Funny That Way / Danny Boy

The Modern Jazz Society

J.J. Johnson, trombone; Gunther Schuller, French horn; Jim Poole, flute; Manny Ziegler, bassoon; Tony Scott, clarinet #1,2; Aaron Sachs, clarinet #3-5; Stan Getz, tenor sax #1,2; Lucky Thompson, tenor sax #3-5; John Lewis, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Connie Kay, drums.
NYC, March 14, 1955
1. 5000-6The Queen's FancyNorgran MGN 1040
2. 5001-4Midsommer-
3. 5002Sun Dance-
4. 5003Django-
5. 5004Little David's Fugue-
* Norgran MGN 1040   The Modern Jazz Society
= Verve MGV 8131   The Modern Jazz Society Presents A Concert Of Contemporary Music
= Verve VSP 18   Modern Jazz Ensemble - Little David's Fugue

Roy Eldridge - Benny Carter Quintet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet #1-3, trumpet, piano #4; Benny Carter, alto sax; Bruce McDonald, piano; John Simmons, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 21, 1955
1. 2292-1Where's ArtClef MGC 716
2. 2293-1I Don't Know-
3. 2294-1Striding-
4. 2295-7Wailing-
* Clef MGC 716   The Music Of Roy Eldridge - Mr. Jazz (not released)
= Verve MGV 8202; ARS G 413   The Urbane Jazz Of Roy Eldridge - Benny Carter

Roy Eldridge - Benny Carter Quintet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto sax; Bruce McDonald, piano; John Simmons, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 23, 1955
2296-1I Still Love Him SoClef MGC 716
2297-1The Moon Is Low-
2297-3-Clef 89143
2298-4Close Your EyesClef 89143, MGC 716
2299-1I Missed My HatVerve 314 531 637-2
2299-2-Clef MGC 716
2300-1Polite Blues-
2301-2Ballad Medley: I Remember You / Chelsea Bridge / I've Got The World On A String-
* Clef MGC 716   The Music Of Roy Eldridge - Mr. Jazz (not released)
= Verve MGV 8202; ARS G 413   The Urbane Jazz Of Roy Eldridge - Benny Carter
* Verve 314 531 637-2   Benny Carter - The Urbane Sessions
* Clef 89143, 89143x45   Roy Eldridge, Benny Carter - The Moon Is Low / Close Your Eyes

Art Tatum - Roy Eldridge Quartet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, flugelhorn; Art Tatum, piano; John Simmons, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, March 23-29, 1955
2302-1I Surrender, DearClef MGC 679
2303-1The Moon Is LowClef MGC 679; Pablo PACD-2405-440-2
2304-1You Took Advantage Of Me-
2305-?I Won't Dance (alternate take)Pablo PACD-2405-425-2
2305-5I Won't DanceClef MGC 679
2306-2Moon Song-
2307-1This Can't Be Love-
2308-?In A Sentimental Mood (alternate take)Pablo PACD-2405-425-2
2308-4In A Sentimental MoodClef MGC 679
2309-1Night And Day-
* Clef MGC 679; Verve MGV 8064   The Art Tatum - Roy Eldridge - Alvin Stoller - John Simmons Quartet
= Pablo 2310-734   Art Tatum-Roy Eldridge
= Pablo PACD-2405-425-2   Art Tatum - The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Vol. 2
* Pablo PACD-2405-440-2   Art Tatum - The Best Of The Group Masterpiece Sessions

Fred Astaire With Russ Garcia Orchestra

Fred Astaire, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Russ Garcia, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1955
2310-7Something's Gotta GiveClef unissued
2311-10Sluefoot-

Fred Astaire With Russ Garcia Orchestra

Fred Astaire, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Russ Garcia, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1955
2312-5Daddy Long LegsClef unissued
2313-1Ballet Music:-
2313-3Waltz-
2313-5Granados, Part 1-
2313-9Granados, Part 2-
2313-14Tu Tu-
2313-18Hong Kong Blues-
2313-19Rio-
2313-22Waltz-

Oscar Moore Quartet

Carl Perkins, piano; Oscar Moore, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; George Jenkins, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1955
2314-6Sonny BoyNorgran MGN 1033
2315-10Beautiful Moons Ago-
2316-3A Foggy Day-
2317-1Oscar's Blues-
* Norgran MGN 1033; Verve MGV 8124   Various Artists - Swing Guitars

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Art Taylor, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, April 25, 1955
2332-1Conception (incomplete)Verve 314 521 669-2
2332-2ConceptionNorgran MGN 1077; Verve VE2 2514, 314 521 669-2
2333-1,2,3Bean And The Boys (incomplete)Verve 314 521 669-2
2333-4Bean And The BoysVerve VE2 2526, 314 521 669-2
2334-1Heart And Soul (alternate take 1)Verve 314 521 669-2
2334-2Heart And Soul (alternate take 2)-
2334-3Heart And SoulNorgran MGN 1077; Verve VE2 2514, 314 521 669-2
2335-1Willow Grove (aka Willow Groove) (alternate take)Verve 314 521 669-2
2335-2Willow Grove (aka Willow Groove)Norgran MGN 1077; Verve VE2 2514, VSP 37, 314 521 669-2
2336-1Crazy RhythmNorgran MGN 1077; Verve VSP 34, 314 521 669-2
2337-1Willow Weep For MeNorgran MGN 1036, MGN 1077; Verve MGV 8301, 314 521 669-2
* Norgran MGN 1077; Verve MGV 8167   Piano Interpretations By Bud Powell
* Verve VE2 2514   Various Artists - Masters Of The Modern Piano
* Verve VE2 2526   The Genius Of Bud Powell, Vol. 2
* Verve VSP 37   This Was Bud Powell
* Verve VSP 34   The Jazz Legacy Of Bud Powell
* Norgran MGN 1036; Verve MGV 8127   Various Artists - Piano Interpretations
* Verve MGV 8301   Bud Powell - The Lonely One...
* Verve 314 521 669-2   The Complete Bud Powell On Verve

Tal Farlow Quartet

Claude Williamson, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 1955
2318-2Lullaby Of The LeavesNorgran MGN 1033, MGN 1047
2319-1Stompin' At The Savoy-
2320-4This Is Always-
2321-7Tea For Two-
* Norgran MGN 1033; Verve MGV 8124   Various Artists - Swing Guitars
* Norgran MGN 1047; Verve MGV 8138   The Tal Farlow Album

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Art Taylor, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, April 27, 1955
2333-1Bean And The BoysNorgran MGN 1077; Verve VE2 2514, 314 521 669-2
2338-1East Of The Sun (alternate take)Verve VE2 2526, 314 521 669-2
2338-2,3East Of The Sun (incomplete)Verve 314 521 669-2
2338-4East Of The SunNorgran MGN 1077; Verve VE2 2514, 314 521 669-2
2339-1Lady Bird (alternate take 1)Verve 314 521 669-2
2339-2Lady Bird (incomplete)-
2339-3Lady Bird (alternate take 2)Verve VE2 2526, 314 521 669-2
2339-4Lady BirdNorgran MGN 1077; Verve 314 521 669-2
Stairway To The Stars (incomplete)Verve 314 521 669-2
2340-1Stairway To The StarsNorgran MGN 1077; Verve VE2 2514, VSP 37, 314 521 669-2
2341-1,2,3Lullaby In Rhythm (incomplete)Verve 314 521 669-2
2341-4Lullaby In RhythmVerve MGV 8301, VE2 2526, 314 521 669-2
2342-1,2,3Star Eyes (alternate take 1)Verve 314 521 669-2
2342-4Star Eyes (alternate take 2)-
2342-5Star Eyes (alternate take 3)-
2342-6Star Eyes (incomplete)-
2342-8Star Eyes (alternate take 4)-
2342-9Star EyesVerve MGV 8301, VE2 2526, 314 521 669-2
2343-1Confirmation-
* Norgran MGN 1077; Verve MGV 8167   Piano Interpretations By Bud Powell
* Verve VE2 2514   Various Artists - Masters Of The Modern Piano
* Verve VE2 2526   The Genius Of Bud Powell, Vol. 2
* Verve VSP 37   This Was Bud Powell
* Verve MGV 8301   Bud Powell - The Lonely One...
* Verve 314 521 669-2   The Complete Bud Powell On Verve

Tal Farlow Sextet

Bob Enevoldsen, trombone; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Tal Farlow, guitar; Monty Budwig, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, May 3, 1955
2322-1On The AlamoNorgran MGN 1030
2323-3Will You Still Be Mine-
2324-5Walkin'-
* Norgran MGN 1030; Verve MGV 8123   A Recital By Tal Farlow

Tal Farlow Sextet

Bob Enevoldsen, trombone; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Tal Farlow, guitar; Monty Budwig, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, May 4, 1955
2325-4Moonlight Becomes YouNorgran MGN 1030
2326-1(You Came Along From) Out Of Nowhere-
2327-3Lorinesque-
2328-9Bye Bye Baby-
* Norgran MGN 1030; Verve MGV 8123   A Recital By Tal Farlow

Buddy Rich Ensemble

Thad Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Ben Webster, Frank Wess, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
NYC, May 16, 1955
2344-1SundayNorgran MGN 1078
2345-1The MonsterNorgran MGN 1078; Verve 2V6S 8824
2346-1Ballad MedleyNorgran MGN 1031
* Norgran MGN 1078; Verve MGV 8168   The Wailing Buddy Rich
* Verve 2V6S 8824   Buddy Rich - The Monster
* Norgran MGN 1031   Sing And Swing With Buddy Rich

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell, trombone; Bill Graham, alto sax; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Frank Foster, tenor sax, arranger; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar, arranger; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Joe Williams, vocals; Wild Bill Davis, Ernie Wilkins, arranger.
NYC, May 17, 1955
2347-2 | 64VK364Every Day I Have The BluesClef 89149, 89149 (alt.), MGC 678; Verve V/V6 8407, V/V6 8505, V/V6 8596, V3HB 8850
2348-5The ComebackClef 89149, MGC 678; Verve V/V6 8407, V/V6 8596
2349-2 | 62VK208Alright, Okay, You WinClef 89152, MGC 678; Verve VK 104, V/V6 8407, V/V6 8596, V3HB 8850
2350-3 | 64VK366In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down)Clef 89152, MGC 678; Verve V/V6 8596
* Clef MGC 678; Verve MGV 8063; ARS G 442; Verve V/V6 8488   Count Basie Swings And Joe Williams Sings
* Verve V/V6 8407   The Essential Count Basie
* Verve V/V6 8505   Various Artists - The Essential Jazz Vocals
* Verve V/V6 8596   The Best Of Count Basie - Verve's Choice
* Verve V3HB 8850   Count Basie - Return Engagement
* Verve VK 104   Count Basie, Joe Williams - Alright, Okay, You Win / Roll 'Em Pete
* Clef 89149, 89149x45   Count Basie - Every Day I Have The Blues / The Comeback
* Clef 89149 (alt.), 89149x45 (alt.)   Count Basie - Every Day, Part 1 & 2
* Clef 89152, 89152x45   Count Basie - Alright, Okay, You Win / In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down)

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell, trombone; Bill Graham, alto sax; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Frank Foster, tenor sax, arranger; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar, arranger; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Joe Williams, vocals; Wild Bill Davis, Ernie Wilkins, arranger.: same personnel.
NYC, July 26, 1955
2351-1 | 62VK210April In ParisClef 89162; Verve VK 105, MGV 8012, V/V6 8407, V/V6 8596, V3HB 8850
2352-5Corner PocketVerve MGV 8012, V3HB 8850
2353-5Did 'N YouVerve MGV 8012
2354-2Teach Me TonightClef 89167, MGC 678
2355-3Please Send Me Someone To LoveClef MGC 678
2356-3My Baby Upsets MeClef 89167, MGC 678
2357-2Ev'ry Day (I Fall In Love)Clef MGC 678
2358-2 | 62VK209Roll 'Em PeteClef 89162, MGC 678; Verve VK 104, MGV 8207
2359-4Sweetie CakesVerve MGV 8012, V3HB 8850
* Verve MGV 8012   Count Basie - April In Paris
* Verve V/V6 8407   The Essential Count Basie
* Verve V/V6 8596   The Best Of Count Basie - Verve's Choice
* Verve V3HB 8850   Count Basie - Return Engagement
* Clef MGC 678; Verve MGV 8063; ARS G 442; Verve V/V6 8488   Count Basie Swings And Joe Williams Sings
* Verve MGV 8207   Various Artists - Here Come The Swinging Bands
* Verve VK 105   Count Basie - April In Paris / One O'Clock Jump
* Verve VK 104   Count Basie, Joe Williams - Alright, Okay, You Win / Roll 'Em Pete
* Clef 89162, 89162x45   Count Basie - April In Paris / Roll 'Em Pete
* Clef 89167, 89167x45   Count Basie - Teach Me Tonight / My Baby Upsets Me

Gene Krupa - Teddy Wilson - Lionel Hampton Quartet

Lionel Hampton, vibes; Teddy Wilson, piano; Red Callender, bass; Gene Krupa, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, July 31, 1955
2360-4AvalonClef MGC 681; Verve V3HB 8847
2361-6 | 63VK630I Got RhythmClef MGC 681; Verve V/V6 8571, V/V6 8594, V3HB 8847
2362-4MoonglowClef 89166, MGC 681; Verve V3HB 8847
2363-2Blues For Benny-
2364-4Just You, Just MeClef MGC 681; Verve V3HB 8847
2365-1The Man I LoveVerve MGV 8215
2366-2Air Mail SpecialClef MGC 681; Verve V3HB 8847
2367-1Body And SoulVerve MGV 8215
* Clef MGC 681   Gene Krupa - Lionel Hampton - Teddy Wilson Play Selections From "The Benny Goodman Story"
= Verve MGV 8066   Gene Krupa - Lionel Hampton - Teddy Wilson With Red Callender
* Verve V3HB 8847   Gene Krupa - Return Engagement
* Verve V/V6 8571   The Essential Gene Krupa - Let Me Off Uptown
* Verve V/V6 8594   The Best Of Gene Krupa - Verve's Choice
* Verve MGV 8215   The Genius Of Lionel Hampton
* Clef 89166, 89166x45   Gene Krupa, Teddy Wilson, Lionel Hampton - Moonglow / Blues For Benny

Lionel Hampton - Art Tatum - Buddy Rich Trio

Lionel Hampton, vibes; Art Tatum, piano; Buddy Rich, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 1, 1955
2374-2PerdidoClef MGC 709; Pablo PACD-2405-440-2
2375-?Hallelujah (alternate take)Pablo PACD-2405-426-2
2375-2HallelujahClef MGC 709; Pablo 2310-887
2376-2I'll Never Be The SameClef MGC 709
2377-2Love For Sale (Concept II)Pablo 2310-775
2377Love For Sale (alternate take) (Concept I)-
2378-2Body And SoulPablo 2310-775, PACD-2405-440-2
2379-1Please Be KindPablo 2310-775
2380-2What Is This Thing Called LoveClef MGC 709; Verve MGV 8215
2381-2Stars Fell On AlabamaPablo 2310-775
2382-?This Can't Be Love (alternate take)Pablo PACD-2405-427-2
2382-2This Can't Be LovePablo 2310-775
2383-1Lover Man-
2384-2Prisoner Of Love-
2385-1Makin' WhoopeeClef MGC 709
2386-1More Than You Know-
2387-2How High The Moon-
* Clef MGC 709; Verve MGV 8093   The Lionel Hampton-Art Tatum-Buddy Rich Trio
= Pablo 2310-720   Art Tatum-Lionel Hampton-Buddy Rich Trio
= Pablo PACD-2405-426-2   Art Tatum - The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Vol. 3
* Pablo 2310-887   The Best Of Art Tatum
* Pablo 2310-775   Art Tatum-Lionel Hampton-Buddy Rich... Again!
= Pablo PACD-2405-427-2   Art Tatum - The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Vol. 4
* Verve MGV 8215   The Genius Of Lionel Hampton
* Pablo PACD-2405-440-2   Art Tatum - The Best Of The Group Masterpiece Sessions

Lionel Hampton - Stan Getz Quintet

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Lou Levy, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 1, 1955
2368-6CherokeeNorgran MGN 1037; Verve VSP 2
2369-1LouiseNorgran MGN 1037
2370-1Ballad MedleyNorgran MGN 1037; Verve VSP 22
2371-1Jumpin' At The WoodsideNorgran MGN 1037; Verve VSP 2
2372-1HeadacheVerve (J) J33J-25069
2373-?Gladys (alternate take)-
2373-1GladysNorgran MGN 1037; Verve VSP 22
* Norgran MGN 1037; Verve MGV 8128   Lionel Hampton, Stan Getz - Hamp And Getz
* Verve VSP 2   Stan Getz - Eloquence
* Verve VSP 22   Stan Getz - Another Time, Another Place
* Verve (J) J33J-25069   Lionel Hampton, Stan Getz - Hamp And Getz

Lionel Hampton Big Band

Billy Brooks, Wallace Davenport, Ed Mullens, Ed Preston, trumpet; Al Hayse, Hal Roberts, Arnett Sparrow, trombone; Willie Ruff, French horn; James Araki, Bobby Plater, alto sax; Ritney Brauer, Eddie Chamblee, tenor sax; Joe Evans, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, piano, drums, vocals; Dwight Mitchell, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Peter Badie, bass; Rufus Jones, Buddy Rich, drums; Isarova Hernandez, congas.
Los Angeles, CA, August 2, 1955
2388-4Red RiverVerve MGV 8215, VE2 2543
2389-6G.H.Q.-
2390-6ImaginationClef 89165; Verve MGV 8215, VE2 2543
2391-2 | 62VK223Midnight SunClef 89153, MGC 670; Verve VK 111, MGV 8207, VE2 2543
2392-2 | 62VK222Air Mail SpecialClef 89153; Verve VK 111, MGV 8275, VE2 2543
2392-3-Clef MGC 670
2393-1Flying HomeClef MGC 670; Verve VE2 2543
2393-2-Clef 89165; Verve MGV 8275
2394-1It's A Blue WorldClef MGC 670; Verve MGV 8207, VE2 2543
2395-3Swingin' On CClef MGC 670; Verve VE2 2543
2396-1Shalom ShalomClef 89154, MGC 670
2397-5The Blues Ain't News To BeClef MGC 670; Verve VE2 2543
* Verve MGV 8215   The Genius Of Lionel Hampton
* Verve VE2 2543   Lionel Hampton - The Blues Ain't News To Me
* Clef MGC 670   Lionel Hampton Big Band
= Clef MGC 737   Lionel Hampton - Hamp Roars Again (not released)
= Verve MGV 8019   Lionel Hampton - Travelin' Band
* Verve MGV 8207   Various Artists - Here Come The Swinging Bands
* Verve MGV 8275   Lionel Hampton (not released)
* Verve VK 111   Lionel Hampton - Air Mail Special / Midnight Sun
* Clef 89165, 89165x45   Lionel Hampton - Imagination / Flying Home
* Clef 89153, 89153x45   Lionel Hampton - Midnight Sun / Air Mail Special
* Clef 89154, 89154x45   Lionel Hampton - Shalom Shalom / Song Of The Vineyard

Lionel Hampton Septet

Willie Ruff, French horn; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Dwight Mitchell, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Peter Badie, bass; Rufus Jones, drums; Isarova Hernandez, congas.
Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1955
2398-6I Only Have Eyes For YouVerve MGV 8215, VE2 2543
2399-1Song Of The VineyardClef 89154, MGC 670
2400-1Where Or WhenVerve MGV 8215
* Verve MGV 8215   The Genius Of Lionel Hampton
* Verve VE2 2543   Lionel Hampton - The Blues Ain't News To Me
* Clef MGC 670   Lionel Hampton Big Band
= Clef MGC 737   Lionel Hampton - Hamp Roars Again (not released)
= Verve MGV 8019   Lionel Hampton - Travelin' Band
* Clef 89154, 89154x45   Lionel Hampton - Shalom Shalom / Song Of The Vineyard

West Coast Jazz

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Lou Levy, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1955
2401-4FourClef unissued
2402-1Untitled Tiny Kahn Composition-

Stan Wilson

Stan Wilson, guitar, vocals; Bob Marchesi, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, August 10, 1955
2403-1Walter WinchellClef MGC 672
2404-3Kitch-
2405-2The Fox-
2406-6 | 20118-6PatatoClef MGC 672; Verve 2006
2407-6The Old Womanunissued
2408-4 | 20117-4One For My BabyClef MGC 672; Verve 2006
2409-9The Anatomy Son (short version)Clef MGC 672
2409-11The Anatomy Son (long version)unissued
2410-3Tol' My Cap'nClef MGC 672; Verve 2022
* Clef MGC 672   A Recital By Stan Wilson
= Verve MGV 2019   Stan Wilson - Ballads And Calypso
* Verve 2006, V 10006   Stan Wilson - Patato / One For My Baby
* Verve 2022, V 10022   Stan Wilson - Tol' My Cap'n / The Old Lady Who Shallowed The Fly

Stan Wilson

Stan Wilson, guitar, vocals; Bob Marchesi, bass; Jack Costanzo, congas.
Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1955
2411-1Sixteen Come SundayClef MGC 672
2412-3The Old Lady Who Shallowed The FlyClef MGC 672; Verve 2022
2413-7When I Lay This Body DownClef MGC 672
2414-6Blow Out The Candles-
2415-5The Cry Of The Wild Goose-
2416-5They Call The Wind MariaClef 89161, MGC 672
2417-1Gerry The Muleunissued
2418-3Ghost Riders In The Sky-
* Clef MGC 672   A Recital By Stan Wilson
= Verve MGV 2019   Stan Wilson - Ballads And Calypso
* Verve 2022, V 10022   Stan Wilson - Tol' My Cap'n / The Old Lady Who Shallowed The Fly
* Clef 89161, 89161x45   Stan Wilson - O Ken Karangae / They Call The Wind Maria

Anita O'Day

Jimmy Rowles, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; Anita O'Day, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1955
2419-1You're Getting To Be A Habit With MeNorgran MGN 1057
2420-7From This Moment On-
2421-1You Don't Know What Love Is-
2422-2Medley-
* Norgran MGN 1057; Verve MGV 2050   An Evening With Anita O'Day
= Verve MGV 8147   An Evening With Anita O'Day (not released)

Buddy DeFranco Quintet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Sonny Clark, piano, organ; Tal Farlow, guitar #1; Gene Wright, bass; Bobby White, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1955
1. 2425-3Getting A BalanceVerve MGV 8224
2. 2426-1That Old Black Magic-
* Verve MGV 8224   Buddy DeFranco - Sweet And Lovely

West Coast Jazz

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Lou Levy, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1955
2427-2Split KickVerve (J) 70MJ-3234/37
2428-2East Of The SunNorgran MGN 1032; Verve VSP 22
2429-3FourNorgran MGN 1032
2430-6A Night In Tunisia-
2431-1Suddenly It's Spring-
2432-3Summertime-
2433-4Shine-
* Verve (J) 70MJ-3234/37   Various Artists - The Verve Collection
* Norgran MGN 1032   Various Artists - West Coast Jazz
= Verve MGV 8028   Stan Getz - West Coast Jazz
* Verve VSP 22   Stan Getz - Another Time, Another Place

Stan Getz Quartet

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Lou Levy, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 19, 1955
2434-5Of Thee I SingVerve MGV 8200
2435-3A Handful Of StarsClef 89176; Verve MGV 8200
2436-4Our Love Is Here To Stay-
2437-1Serenade In BlueVerve MGV 8200
* Verve MGV 8200   Stan Getz And The Cool Sounds
= ARS G 407   The Cool Jazz Of Stan Getz
* Clef 89176, 89176x45   Stan Getz - A Handful Of Stars / Our Love Is Here To Stay

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Harry Edison, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano, celeste; Barney Kessel, guitar; John Simmons, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, August 23, 1955
2438-2I Don't Want To Cry AnymoreClef MGC 669; Verve VE2 2515
2439-2Prelude To A KissClef MGC 713; Verve 2V6S 8818, VE2 2515
2440-1I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With YouClef MGC 669; Verve VE2 2515
2441-3When Your Lover Has GoneClef MGC 713; Verve MGV 8338-2, V6 8808, VE2 2515
2442-4Gone With The WindClef MGC 669; Verve VE2 2515
2443-2 | 62VK225Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm GoneClef MGC 713; Verve VK 112, MGV 8338-2, 2V6S 8818, VE2 2515
2444-1It Had To Be YouClef MGC 669; Verve VE2 2515
2445-5Nice Work If You Can Get ItClef MGC 713; Verve VE2 2515
* Clef MGC 669; Verve MGV 8026   Billie Holiday - Music For Torching
* Verve VE2 2515   Billie Holiday - Stormy Blues
* Clef MGC 713; Verve MGV 8096   Songs By Billie Holiday - Velvet Moods
* Verve 2V6S 8818   Various Artists - We Love You Madly - A Tribute To Duke Ellington
* Verve MGV 8338-2   Billie Holiday - The Unforgettable Lady Day
* Verve V6 8808   The Best Of Billie Holiday
* Verve VK 112   Billie Holiday - Trav'lin' Light / Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Harry Edison, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano, celeste; Barney Kessel, guitar; John Simmons, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1955
2446-3Come Rain Or Come ShineClef MGC 669; Verve VE2 2515
2447-1I Gotta Right To Sing The BluesClef MGC 713; Verve VSP 5, VE2 2515
2448-3What's NewClef MGC 713; Verve VSP 5, VE2 2529, 2V6S 8816
2449-8A Fine RomanceClef MGC 669; Verve VE2 2529
2450-1I Hadn't Anyone Till YouClef MGC 713; Verve VE2 2529
2451-3I Get A Kick Out Of YouClef MGC 669; Verve VE2 2529
2452-2Everything I Have Is YoursClef MGC 713; Verve VE2 2529
2453-3Isn't This A Lovely DayClef MGC 669; Verve VE2 2529
* Clef MGC 669; Verve MGV 8026   Billie Holiday - Music For Torching
* Verve VE2 2515   Billie Holiday - Stormy Blues
* Clef MGC 713; Verve MGV 8096   Songs By Billie Holiday - Velvet Moods
* Verve VSP 5   Billie Holiday - Lady
* Verve VE2 2529   Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All
* Verve 2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday

Buddy Rich Quintet

Harry Edison, trumpet; Sonny Criss, alto sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Simmons, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 26, 1955
2454-1Sonny And SweetsNorgran MGN 1052; Verve V6 8778
2455-1The Two MothersNorgran MGN 1052
2456-1A Smooth OneNorgran MGN 1078
2457-3Broadway-
* Norgran MGN 1052   The Swingin' Buddy Rich
= Verve MGV 8142   The Swinging Buddy Rich
* Verve V6 8778   Buddy Rich - Super Rich
* Norgran MGN 1078; Verve MGV 8168   The Wailing Buddy Rich

Buddy DeFranco Quintet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Sonny Clark, piano, organ; Tal Farlow, guitar; Gene Wright, bass; Bobby White, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 26, 1955
2458-5They Say It's WonderfulVerve MGV 8224
2459-1But Beautiful-
2460-7Between The Devil And The Deep Blue SeaMosaic MR5-117
2461-1The Nearness Of YouVerve MGV 8224
2462-1How About YouVerve MGV 8221
2463-1Little Girl Blue-
2464-5Indian Summer-
2465-1I Can't Get Started-
2466-2Stardust-
2467-2Cooking The Blues-
* Verve MGV 8224   Buddy DeFranco - Sweet And Lovely
* Mosaic MR5-117, MD4-117   The Complete Verve Recordings Of The Buddy DeFranco Quartet/Quintet With Sonny Clark
* Verve MGV 8221   Buddy DeFranco - Cooking The Blues

Joe Sullivan Solo

Joe Sullivan, piano.
Los Angeles, CA, August 29, 1955
2468-1Save It, Pretty MamaDown Home MGD 2
2469-1Go Back Where You Stayed Last Night-
2470-2I've Found A New Baby-
2471-3In The Middle Of A Kiss-
2472-1Just Strollin'-
2473-1Black And Blue-
2474-1Ain't Misbehavin' (I'm Savin' My Love For You)-
2475-1Bush Above Powell-
2476-2Frolicking Fido-
2477-1Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now-
* Down Home MGD 2; Verve MGV 1002   Joe Sullivan - Mr. Piano Man

Buddy Rich - Harry Edison Quintet

Harry Edison, trumpet; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; John Simmons, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, September 1, 1955
2478-2Nice Work If You Can Get ItNorgran MGN 1038
2479-1Willow Weep For MeNorgran MGN 1052; Verve 2V6S 8824
2480-1You're Getting To Be A Habit With MeNorgran MGN 1038; Verve 2V6S 8824
2481-2Now's The Time-
2482-3The Yellow Rose Of BrooklynNorgran MGN 1038
2483-2All SweetsNorgran 148, MGN 1038
2484-4Easy Does ItNorgran MGN 1038
2485-2Barney's BugleNorgran MGN 1038; Verve 2V6S 8824
* Norgran MGN 1038; Verve MGV 8129   Buddy Rich, Harry Edison - Buddy And Sweets
* Norgran MGN 1052   The Swingin' Buddy Rich
= Verve MGV 8142   The Swinging Buddy Rich
* Verve 2V6S 8824   Buddy Rich - The Monster
* Norgran 148   Buddy Rich - Sweets' Opus No. 1 / All Sweets

Lionel Hampton Sextet

Billy Brooks, trumpet; Eddie Chamblee, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Billy Mackel, guitar; Peter Badie, bass; Rufus Jones, drums; Vicki Lee, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, September 6, 1955
2486-2Pig Ears And RiceClef MGC 670; Verve VE2 2543
2487-9Baby Don't Love Me No More-
2488-4All God's Chillun Got RhythmVerve MGV 8215
* Clef MGC 670   Lionel Hampton Big Band
= Clef MGC 737   Lionel Hampton - Hamp Roars Again (not released)
= Verve MGV 8019   Lionel Hampton - Travelin' Band
* Verve VE2 2543   Lionel Hampton - The Blues Ain't News To Me
* Verve MGV 8215   The Genius Of Lionel Hampton

Lionel Hampton And His Giants

Harry Edison, trumpet; Lionel Hampton, vibes, vocals; Art Tatum, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, September 7, 1955
2489-2PlaidNorgran MGN 1080
2490-2Somebody Loves MeNorgran MGN 1080; Pablo PACD-2405-440-2
2491-5Deep PurpleNorgran MGN 1080
2492-?What Is This Thing Called Love (alternate take)Pablo PACD-2405-428-2
2492-4What Is This Thing Called LoveVerve MGV 8215; Pablo PACD-2405-428-2
2493-1September SongNorgran MGN 1080
2493-3September Song (short version)Norgran 150; Pablo PACD-2405-428-2
2494-1Verve BluesNorgran MGN 1080
* Norgran MGN 1080   Lionel Hampton's Jazz Giants
= Verve MGV 8170   Lionel Hampton And His Giants
= Pablo 2310-731   Art Tatum-Lionel Hampton-Harry Edison-Buddy Rich-Red Callender-Barney Kessel
= Pablo PACD-2405-428-2   Art Tatum - The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Vol. 5
* Verve MGV 8215   The Genius Of Lionel Hampton
* Pablo PACD-2405-440-2   Art Tatum - The Best Of The Group Masterpiece Sessions
* Norgran 150   Lionel Hampton - The High And The Mighty / September Song

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Clark Terry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax; Billy Strayhorn, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Sonny Greer, drums.
NYC, September 8, 1955
2500-4Honey BunnyNorgran MGN 1045
2501-2Passion (A Flower Is A Lonesome Thing)Verve 89174; Norgran MGN 1045
2502-2Pretty Little Girl-
2503-1No Use Kickin'Norgran MGN 1045
2504-2Ballad Medley-
2505-1Scufflin'-
* Norgran MGN 1045; Verve MGV 8136   Johnny Hodges - Creamy
* Verve 89174, 89174x45   Johnny Hodges - Passion (A Flower Is A Lonesome Thing) / Pretty Little Girl

Ben Webster Sextet With Strings

Al Epstein aka Al Young, flute, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Chet Amsterdam, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; unidentified strings, Ralph Burns, arranger, conductor.
NYC, September 9, 1955
2506-2There Is No Greater LoveNorgran MGN 1039; Verve VE2 2530
2507-2Teach Me Tonight-
2508-1What Am I Here For-
2509-3Until Tonight-
2510-10My Greatest Mistake-
2511-2Blue MoonNorgran MGN 1039; Verve VE2 2530, VSP 38
2512-4Early AutumnNorgran MGN 1039; Verve VE2 2530
2513-1We'll Be Together Again-
* Norgran MGN 1039   Ben Webster Plays Music With Feeling
= Verve MGV 8130   Ben Webster With Strings - Music With Feeling
* Verve VE2 2530   Ben Webster - Ballads
* Verve VSP 38   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad #2

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Dizzy Gillespie, Taft Jordan, Ermit V. Perry, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Matthew Gee, Jimmy Wilkins, trombone; Gigi Gryce, Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Budd Johnson, Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Herb Lance, vocals.
NYC, September 12, 1955
2514-1Seems Like You Just Don't CareNorgran 151, MGN 1083
2515-4Evening SoundVerve MGV 8357
2516-3About To Wail-
2517-7Begin The Beguine-
2518-2Shout By Rail-
* Norgran MGN 1083   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
= Verve MGV 8173   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Recital
* Verve MGV 8357   Dizzy Gillespie Big Band (not released)
* Norgran 151   Dizzy Gillespie - Seems Like You Just Don't Care / Play Me The Blues

Lawrence Brown And His Orchestra

Ernie Royal, Phil Sunkel, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Arthur Clarke, Al Cohn, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, September 14, 1955
2519-4Time After Timeunissued
2520-2For All We Know-
2521-2Ill WindClef MGC 682
2522-5You Took Advantage Of Me-
2523-4Autumn In New York-
2524-4Blues For Duke-
2525-5Just As Though You Were Here-
2526-5Just One Of Those Things-
* Clef MGC 682; Verve MGV 8067   Lawrence Brown - Slide Trombone

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Lester Young, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
"Opera House", Chicago, IL, October 2, 1955
The BluesClef MG VOL.18
The Modern Set-
The Swing Set-
The Ballad MedleyClef MG VOL.18; Verve VSP 15
Buddy Rich's ExplosionClef MG VOL.18; Verve VSP 40
* Clef MG VOL.18   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 18
= Verve MG VOL.11   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 11
* Verve VSP 15   The JATP All Stars - How High The Moon
* Verve VSP 40   Buddy Rich At JATP

Oscar Peterson Trio At JATP

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
"Opera House", Chicago, IL, October 2, 1955
Anything GoesClef MG VOL.18; Verve VSP 11
Baby, Baby All The Time-
Budo-
Easy Does It-
SundayClef MG VOL.18
* Clef MG VOL.18   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 18
= Verve MG VOL.11   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 11
* Verve VSP 11   Oscar Peterson - Stage Right

Gene Krupa Quartet At JATP

Eddie Shu, trumpet, tenor sax, clarinet; Bobby Scott, piano; Whitey Mitchell, bass; Gene Krupa, drums.
"Opera House", Chicago, IL, October 2, 1955
By The Sleepy LagoonClef MG VOL.18
Sing, Sing, Sing-
Drum Boogie-
* Clef MG VOL.18   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 18
= Verve MG VOL.11   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 11

Gene Krupa - Buddy Rich Nonet

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, drums.
NYC, November 1, 1955
2527-3 | 63VK632Gene's BluesClef MGC 684; Verve V/V6 8571, V/V6 8594
2528-3Buddy's BluesClef MGC 684; Verve 2V6S 8824
2529-1Bernie's TuneClef MGC 684
2530-1I Never Knew-
2531-2Sweethearts On Parade-
* Clef MGC 684; Verve MGV 8069, MGV 8400, V/V6 8400   Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich - Krupa And Rich
* Verve V/V6 8571   The Essential Gene Krupa - Let Me Off Uptown
* Verve V/V6 8594   The Best Of Gene Krupa - Verve's Choice
* Verve 2V6S 8824   Buddy Rich - The Monster

Lester Young - Harry Edison Sextet

Harry Edison, trumpet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 1, 1955
2532-1Mean To MeNorgran MGN 1043; Verve VE2 2538, VSP 27
2533-2That's AllNorgran MGN 1043; Verve VE2 2538
2534-1Red Boy BluesNorgran MGN 1043; Verve V3HB 8849, VE2 2538, VSP 27
2535-1Pennies From HeavenNorgran MGN 1043; Verve V3HB 8849, VE2 2538
2536She's Funny That WayNorgran MGN 1043; Verve VE2 2538
2537-1One O'Clock JumpNorgran MGN 1043; Verve V3HB 8849, VE2 2538
2538-2 | 62VK463It's The Talk Of The TownVerve PR 2-3
2539-3I've Found A New BabyVerve 314 547 087-2
* Norgran MGN 1043; Verve MGV 8134   Lester Young, Harry Edison - Pres And Sweets
* Verve VE2 2538   Lester Young - Mean To Me
* Verve VSP 27   Lester Young - Pres And His Cabinet
* Verve V3HB 8849   Lester Young - Return Engagement
* Verve PR 2-3   Various Artists - Greatest Names In Jazz
* Verve 314 547 087-2   The Complete Lester Young Studio Sessions On Verve

Tour De Force

Harry Edison, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
NYC, November 2, 1955
2540-1Tour De ForceVerve MGV 8212, VE2 2524
2541-3Steeplechase-
2542-1Ballad MedleyClef unissued
* Verve MGV 8212   Various Artists - Tour De Force
* Verve VE2 2524   Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge - Diz And Roy

Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra

Harry Edison, trumpet; Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Carl Perkins, piano; Gerald Wiggins, organ; Irving Ashby, guitar; Curtis Counce, bass; Al Bartee, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 3, 1955
2543-1Love Is Here To StayClef MGC 676
2544-2Empathy-
2545-2East Of The Sun (And West Of The Moon)-
2546-1Cool Bill-
2547-7Sophia-
2548-5Stardust-
2549-5Learnin' The BluesClef 89164, MGC 676
2550-9Honeysuckle Rose-
* Clef MGC 676   Illinois Jacquet - Groovin' With Jacquet
= Verve MGV 8061   Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra
* Clef 89164, 89164x45   Illinois Jacquet - Learnin' The Blues / Honeysuckle Rose

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Harry Edison, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Melba Liston, trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Curtis Amy, Ed Beel, tenor sax; Clyde Dunn, baritone sax; Carl Perkins, piano; George Bledsoe, bass; Al Bartee, drums; Toni Harper, vocals.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1955
2551-7Taking A Chance On LoveNorgran MGN 1083
2552-3Play Me The BluesNorgran 151, MGN 1083
2553-3 | 62VK466OasisARS G 423; Playboy PB 1958
2554-8FlamingoVerve MGV 8357
* Norgran MGN 1083   Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
= Verve MGV 8173   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Recital
* ARS G 423   Dizzy Gillespie's Big Band Jazz
* Playboy PB 1958   The Playboy Jazz All Stars, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 8357   Dizzy Gillespie Big Band (not released)
* Norgran 151   Dizzy Gillespie - Seems Like You Just Don't Care / Play Me The Blues

Anita O'Day With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Milt Bernhart, Lloyd Elliott, Joe Howard, Si Zentner, trombone; Corky Hale, harp; Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Anita O'Day, vocals; unidentified strings, Buddy Bregman, arranger, director.
Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1955
2555-6 | 20000-6 | 63VK411Beautiful LoveVerve MGV 2000
2556-6 | 20001-6 | 63VK406As Long As I Live-
2557-7 | 20002-7 | 63VK403Who Cares-
2558-4 | 20003-4 | 63VK405Fine And Dandy-
* Verve MGV 2000   Anita O'Day Sings - Anita
= Verve V/V6 8483   Anita O'Day - This Is Anita

Anita O'Day With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Milt Bernhart, Lloyd Elliott, Joe Howard, Si Zentner, trombone; Corky Hale, harp; Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Anita O'Day, vocals; unidentified strings, Buddy Bregman, arranger, director.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, December 7, 1955
2559-10 | 20004-10 | 63VK410I Fall In Love Too EasilyVerve MGV 2000
2560-4 | 20005-4 | 63VK404I Can't Get Started-
2561-4 | 20006-4 | 63VK402A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square-
2562-9 | 20007-9 | 63VK408Time After Time-
* Verve MGV 2000   Anita O'Day Sings - Anita
= Verve V/V6 8483   Anita O'Day - This Is Anita

Anita O'Day With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Milt Bernhart, Lloyd Elliott, Joe Howard, Si Zentner, trombone; Corky Hale, harp; Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Anita O'Day, vocals; unidentified strings, Buddy Bregman, arranger, director.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, December 8, 1955
2563-7 | 20008-7 | 63VK400You're The TopVerve 2014, MGV 2000, MGV 2036
2564-10 | 20009-10 | 63VK407No Moon At AllVerve MGV 2000
2565-1 | 20010-1 | 63VK401Honeysuckle RoseVerve 2001, MGV 2000, MGV 2036
2566-8 | 20011-8 | 63VK409I'll See You In My DreamsVerve MGV 2000
* Verve MGV 2000   Anita O'Day Sings - Anita
= Verve V/V6 8483   Anita O'Day - This Is Anita
* Verve MGV 2036   Various Artists - Here Come The Girls
* Verve 2014, V 10014   Anita O'Day - You're The Top / We Laughed At Love
* Verve 2001, V 10001   Anita O'Day - Honeysuckle Rose / The Getaway And The Chase

Stan Getz Quartet

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Bengt Hallberg, piano; Gunnar Johnson, bass; Anders Burman, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, December 16, 1955
IndianaVerve MGV 8213
Without A Song-
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You-
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
Over The Rainbow-
Everything Happens To Me-
Get Happy-
Jeepers, Creepers-
* Verve MGV 8213   Stan Getz In Stockholm

Oscar Peterson Quartet

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December 27, 1955
2567-1Jumpin' At The WoodsideClef MGC 708
2568Easy Does ItClef MGC 708; Verve V/V6 8740
2569-1Lester Leaps InClef MGC 708; Verve (Du) EPV 5088
2570-29:20 SpecialClef MGC 708
2571-2One O'Clock Jump-
2572-1Blue And Sentimental-
2573-1Broadway-
2574-1Jive At Five-
2575-3Blues For BasieClef MGC 708; Verve V/V6 8740, V3HB 8842
2576-3TopsyClef MGC 708; Verve (Du) EPV 5088
* Clef MGC 708; Verve MGV 8092   Oscar Peterson Plays Count Basie
* Verve V/V6 8740   Oscar Peterson - Night Train, Vol. 2
* Verve V3HB 8842   Oscar Peterson - Return Engagement
* Verve (Du) EPV 5088   Oscar Peterson - The Golden Striker

Herb Ellis Sextet

Harry Edison, trumpet; Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet, tenor, baritone sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1955
2577-1Sweetheart BluesNorgran MGN 1081
2578-2Somebody Loves Me-
2579-4It Can Happen To You-
2580-2Pogo-
* Norgran MGN 1081; Verve MGV 8171   Herb Ellis - Ellis In Wonderland

Fred Astaire

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Fred Astaire, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1955
2581-3I Won't DanceClef unissued
2582-6They Can't Take That Away From Me-

Toni Harper

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Toni Harper, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1955
2583-2 | 20012-2Gone With The WindVerve MGV 2001
2584-1 | 20013-1You Don't Know What Love Is-
2585-6 | 20014-6Little Girl Blue-
2586-1 | 20015-1Singin' In The Rain-
2587-1 | 20016-1Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'-
2588-1 | 20017-1From This Moment OnClef unissued
2589-5 | 20018-5Like Someone In LoveVerve MGV 2001
2590-8 | 20019-8I Could Write A Book-
2591-3 | 20020-3Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered-
* Verve MGV 2001   Toni Harper Sings - Toni

Oscar Peterson With Russ Garcia's Orchestra

Oscar Peterson, piano; unidentified orchestra, Russ Garcia, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, December 30, 1955
2592-7 | 20025-7LauraVerve MGV 2002, 2V6S 8810, V3HB 8842
2593-10 | 20026-10RubyVerve MGV 2002, 2V6S 8810
2594-5 | 20027-5It Could Happen To YouVerve MGV 2002
2595-2 | 20028-2A Sunday Kind Of LoveVerve MGV 2002, 2V6S 8810
2596-8 | 20029-8I Only Have Eyes For You-
2597-2 | 20030-2Tenderly-
2598-9 | 20031-9Stars Fell On Alabama-
2599-7 | 20032-7Stella By Starlight-
2600-2 | 20033-2Black Coffee-
2601-6 | 20034-6I Thought About You-
2602-1 | 20035-1The Boy Next Door-
2603-2 | 20036-2Our WaltzVerve MGV 2002
* Verve MGV 2002   Oscar Peterson With Strings - In A Romantic Mood
* Verve 2V6S 8810   The Oscar Peterson Collection
* Verve V3HB 8842   Oscar Peterson - Return Engagement