Verve Records Discography: 1956

1956 (founded)

Toni Harper

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Toni Harper, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, January 3, 1956
2604-3 | 20021-3Love For SaleVerve MGV 2001
2605-6 | 20022-6A Foggy Day-
2606-4 | 20023-4You Took Advantage Of Me-
2607-9 | 20024-9Can't We Be Friends-
* Verve MGV 2001   Toni Harper Sings - Toni

Herb Ellis Septet

Harry Edison, trumpet; Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet, tenor, baritone sax; Charlie Mariano, alto sax #1,3; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 3, 1956
1. 2608Detour AheadNorgran MGN 1081
2. 2609-1ConversationClef unissued
3. 2610Ellis In WonderlandNorgran MGN 1081
4. 2611Have You Met Miss Jones-
5. 2612-6A Simple Tune (as Beyond The Moon)-
* Norgran MGN 1081; Verve MGV 8171   Herb Ellis - Ellis In Wonderland

Buddy Rich With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Harry Edison, trumpet; Ted Nash, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Alvin Stoller, drums; Buddy Rich, vocals; unidentified large band, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, January 4, 1956
2700-10 | 20040-10Out Of This WorldVerve MGV 2009
2701-1 | 20041-1Day In, Day Out-
2702-3 | 20042-3This Time The Dream's On Me-
2703-6 | 20043-6One For My Baby-
* Verve MGV 2009   Buddy Rich Sings Johnny Mercer

Anita O'Day With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Anita O'Day, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, January 4, 1956
2704-17 | 20044-17I'm With YouVerve 2000
2705-6 | 20045-6The Rock And Roll Waltz-
* Verve 2000, V 10000   Anita O'Day - I'm With You / The Rock And Roll Waltz

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, trumpet; Joe Newman, trumpet, arranger; Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell, trombone; Bill Graham, alto sax; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute, arranger; Frank Foster, tenor sax, arranger; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Joe Williams, vocals; Ernie Wilkins, arranger.
NYC, January 4, 1956
2620-6Smack Dab In The MiddleClef 89169; Verve MGV 8288
2621-2Shiny StockingsVerve 89191
2621-3-Verve MGV 8012, V/V6 8596, V3HB 8850
2622-9What Am I Here ForVerve MGV 8012
2623-3 | 62VK443MagicClef 89171; Verve 89191, MGV 8012, MGV 8320
2624-2MidgetsVerve MGV 8012
2625-6Amazing LoveClef 89171; Verve MGV 8288
* Verve MGV 8288   Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Joe Williams - One O'Clock Jump
* Verve MGV 8012   Count Basie - April In Paris
* Verve V/V6 8596   The Best Of Count Basie - Verve's Choice
* Verve V3HB 8850   Count Basie - Return Engagement
* Verve MGV 8320   Various Artists - Down Beat's Hall Of Fame, Vol. 1
* Clef 89169, 89169x45   Count Basie - Smack Dab In The Middle / Big Red
* Verve 89191, 89191x45   Count Basie - Shiny Stockings / Magic
* Clef 89171, 89171x45   Count Basie - Magic / Amazing Love

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, trumpet; Joe Newman, trumpet, arranger; Quincy Jones, trumpet, arranger #1-5, arranger #6-12; Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell, trombone; Bill Graham, alto sax; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute, arranger; Frank Foster, tenor sax, arranger; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Joe Williams, vocals; Ernie Wilkins, arranger.
NYC, January 5, 1956
1. 2626-10Only ForeverVerve 89177, MGV 8288
2. 2627-4Stop Pretty Baby, TopVerve MGV 8288
3. 2628-4Mambo InnVerve MGV 8012
4. 2629-1Big RedClef 89169; Verve MGV 8291, VSP 12
5. 2630-4Dinner With FriendsVerve MGV 8012
6. 2631-5Blues Inside OutVerve MGV 8291, VSP 12
7. 2632-4Dolphin DipVerve MGV 8291
8. 2633-4Flute Juice-
9. 2634-5Lady In LaceVerve MGV 8207, MGV 8291
10. 2635-3Stompin' And Jumpin'Verve MGV 8291, VSP 12
11. 2636-2Trick Or TreatVerve MGV 8291
12. 2637-5MoveVerve 89177, MGV 8291
* Verve MGV 8288   Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Joe Williams - One O'Clock Jump
* Verve MGV 8012   Count Basie - April In Paris
* Verve MGV 8291   Count Basie - Hall Of Fame
= ARS G 422   Count Basie - Basie's Best
* Verve VSP 12   Count Basie - Inside Outside
* Verve MGV 8207   Various Artists - Here Come The Swinging Bands
* Verve 89177, 89177x45   Count Basie - Only Forever / Move
* Clef 89169, 89169x45   Count Basie - Smack Dab In The Middle / Big Red

Buddy Rich With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Harry Edison, trumpet; Ted Nash, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Alvin Stoller, drums; Buddy Rich, vocals; unidentified large band, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, January 5, 1956
2706-2 | 20046-2Too Marvelous For WordsVerve MGV 2009
2707-7 | 20047-7Goody Goody-
2708-15 | 20048-15Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive-
2709-11 | 20049-11Blues In The Night-
* Verve MGV 2009   Buddy Rich Sings Johnny Mercer

Buddy Rich With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Harry Edison, trumpet; Ted Nash, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Alvin Stoller, drums; Buddy Rich, vocals; unidentified large band, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, January 6, 1956
2710-5 | 20050-5DreamVerve MGV 2009
2711-5 | 20051-5Fools Rush In-
2712-13 | 20052-13Skylark-
2713-8 | 20053-8Trav'lin' Light-
* Verve MGV 2009   Buddy Rich Sings Johnny Mercer

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Ray Nance, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax; Billy Strayhorn, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums.
NYC, January 11, 1956
2638-5Hi 'YaNorgran MGN 1055
2639I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A LetterNorgran 149; Verve V 10104
2640-4SniborNorgran MGN 1055
2641-1Texas Blues-
* Norgran MGN 1055; Verve MGV 8145   Johnny Hodges - Ellingtonia '56
* Verve V 10104   Johnny Hodges - I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter / Night Walk
* Norgran 149   Johnny Hodges - I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter / Night Walk

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Ray Nance, Clark Terry, trumpet; Quentin Jackson, John Sanders, Britt Woodman, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Johnny Hodges, Russell Procope, alto sax; Paul Gonsalves, tenor sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax; Billy Strayhorn, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums.
NYC, January 12, 1956
2642-3The Happy OneNorgran MGN 1055
2643-3Night WalkNorgran 149, MGN 1055; Verve V 10104
2644-3You Got It ComingNorgran MGN 1055
2645-6Duke's Jam-
* Norgran MGN 1055; Verve MGV 8145   Johnny Hodges - Ellingtonia '56
* Verve V 10104   Johnny Hodges - I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter / Night Walk
* Norgran 149   Johnny Hodges - I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter / Night Walk

The Jazz Giants '56

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Vic Dickenson, trombone; Lester Young, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 12, 1956
2646-2I Guess I'll Have To Change My PlansNorgran MGN 1056; Verve V3HB 8849
2647-2I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
2648-4Gigantic BluesNorgran MGN 1056; Verve MGV 8308, V3HB 8849, VSP 27
2649-2This Year's KissesNorgran MGN 1056
2650-2You Can Depend On Me-
* Norgran MGN 1056; Verve MGV 8146   Various Artists - The Jazz Giants '56
= Verve VE1 2527   Lester Young, Roy Eldridge - The Jazz Giants '56
= ARS G 444   Various Artists - Giants Of Jazz, Vol. II
* Verve V3HB 8849   Lester Young - Return Engagement
* Verve MGV 8308   The Lester Young Story
* Verve VSP 27   Lester Young - Pres And His Cabinet

The Modern Jazz Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Clifton "Skeeter" Best, guitar; Percy Heath, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 12, 1956
2652-6Tour De ForceNorgran MGN 1076
2653-1Dizzy Meets Sonny-
2654-1Ballad Medley-
2655-1Blues For The BirdNorgran MGN 1076; Verve VSP 13
2656-1Mean To MeNorgran MGN 1076
* Norgran MGN 1076; Verve MGV 8166   The Modern Jazz Sextet
= Verve VE1 2533   The Modern Jazz Sextet - Dizzy Meets Sonny
* Verve VSP 13   Various Artists - Piano Modern

Lester Young - Teddy Wilson Quartet

Lester Young, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 13, 1956
2657-1 | 62VK455Pres ReturnsClef MGC 742; Verve MGV 8308, VE2 2502, PR 2-3
2658-1Prisoner Of LoveVerve MGV 8205, VE2 2502
2659-1Taking A Chance On LoveVerve MGV 8205, V3HB 8849, VE2 2502, VSP 24
2660-1All Of MeVerve MGV 8205, V3HB 8849, VE2 2502
2661-1LouiseVerve MGV 8205, VE2 2502
2662-2Love Is Here To StayVerve MGV 8205, V3HB 8849, VE2 2502
2663-1Loves Me Or Leave MeVerve MGV 8205, VE2 2502
* Clef MGC 742   Down Beat Critics Poll Winners (not released)
* Verve MGV 8308   The Lester Young Story
* Verve VE2 2502   Lester Young, Teddy Wilson, Oscar Peterson - Pres And Teddy And Oscar
* Verve PR 2-3   Various Artists - Greatest Names In Jazz
* Verve MGV 8205; ARS G 417   Lester Young, Teddy Wilson - Pres And Teddy
* Verve V3HB 8849   Lester Young - Return Engagement
* Verve VSP 24   Various Artists - The Jazz Round

Johnny Dankworth And His Orchestra

Derrick Abbott, Frank Donlan, Charlie Evans, Bill Metcalf, trumpet; Gerry Brown, Danny Elwood, Bill Geldard, Laurie Monk, trombone; Johnny Dankworth, Ronnie Fenwick, alto sax; Pete Warner, John Xerri, tenor sax; Alex Leslie, baritone sax; Dave Lee, piano; Bill Sutcliffe, bass; Kenny Clare, drums.
London, England, January 20, 1956
22180Introduction To Itinerary...Parlophone (E) PMD 1042; Clef unissued
22181Itinerary For Orchestra-
* Parlophone (E) PMD 1042   Johnny Dankworth - Journey Into Jazz

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 Foster, tenor sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Joe Williams, vocals.
Chicago, IL, January 23, 1956
2664-2 | 20037-2As I Love YouVerve 2004
2665-11 | 20038-11Stop! Don't!-
2666-5 | 20039-5OinkClef unissued
* Verve 2004, V 10004   Joe Williams - As I Love You / Stop! Don't!

Billy Bauer Quartet

Andrew Ackers, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, January 23, 1956
2714-3It's A Blue WorldNorgran MGN 1082
2715-4Maybe It's Because I Love You Too Much-
2716-1Lincoln Tunnel-
2717-2Night Cruise-
* Norgran MGN 1082; Verve MGV 8172   Billy Bauer Plectrist

Ella Fitzgerald With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, January 25, 1956
2718-6 | 20054-6Stay ThereVerve 2012
2719-7 | 20055-7The Sun Forgot To Shine This MorningVerve 2021
2720-8 | 20056-8Too Young For The BluesVerve 2002, MGV 2036
2721-5 | 20057-5It's Only A Man-
* Verve MGV 2036   Various Artists - Here Come The Girls
* Verve 2012, V 10012   Ella Fitzgerald - Stay There / A Beautiful Friendship
* Verve 2021, V 10021   Ella Fitzgerald - The Sun Forgot To Shine This Morning / The Silent Treatment
* Verve 2002, V 10002   Ella Fitzgerald - Too Young For The Blues / It's Only A Man

Art Tatum Trio

Art Tatum, piano; Red Callender, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 27, 1956
2667-1Blue LouClef MGC 746
2668-1If-
2669-1Some Other Spring-
2670-1More Than You Know-
2671-1Just One Of Those ThingsClef MGC 746; Pablo PACD-2405-440-2
2672-1I'll Never Be The SameClef MGC 746; Verve VSP 13
2673-2Love For SaleClef MGC 746
2674-2I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans-
2675-2Isn't It Romantic-
2676-2 | 62VK467Trio BluesClef MGC 746; Verve MGV 8320, VSP 13, PR 2-3
* Clef MGC 746   Presenting The Art Tatum Trio (not released)
= Verve MGV 8118   Presenting The Art Tatum Trio
= Pablo 2310-735   Art Tatum-Red Callender-Jo Jones
= Pablo PACD-2405-429-2   Art Tatum - The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Vol. 6
* Verve VSP 13   Various Artists - Piano Modern
* Verve MGV 8320   Various Artists - Down Beat's Hall Of Fame, Vol. 1
* Verve PR 2-3   Various Artists - Greatest Names In Jazz
* Pablo PACD-2405-440-2   Art Tatum - The Best Of The Group Masterpiece Sessions

Spike Jones And His City Slickers

Spike Jones, drums; and others.
circa January, 1956???
20058Little ChildVerve MGV 4005
20059Love And Marriage / Memories Are Make Of ThisVerve 2003
20060Sixteen Tacos / The Trouble With Pasquale-
* Verve MGV 4005   Spike Jones Demonstrates Your Hi-Fi - Dinner Music For People Who Aren't Very Hungry
* Verve 2003, V 10003   Spike Jones - Love And Marriage/Memories Are Make Of This / Sixteen Tacos/The Trouble With Pasquale

Art Tatum - Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Art Tatum, piano; Red Callender, bass; Bill Douglas, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, February 6, 1956
2677-?Deep Night (alternate take)Pablo PACD-2405-430-2
2677-3Deep NightClef MGC 715; Pablo PACD-2405-440-2
2678-?Once In A While (alternate take)Pablo PACD-2405-430-2
2678-3Once In A WhileClef MGC 715
2679-?This Can't Be Love (alternate take)Pablo PACD-2405-430-2
2679-3This Can't Be LoveClef MGC 715
2680-2Memories Of YouClef MGC 715; Pablo PACD-2405-440-2
2681-1You're Mine, YouClef MGC 715
2682-4A Foggy DayClef 89170, MGC 715
2683-2Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be)Clef MGC 715
2684-2Makin' WhoopeeClef 89170, MGC 715
* Clef MGC 715   The Art Tatum-Buddy DeFranco Quartet (not released)
= Verve MGV 8229   The Art Tatum-Buddy DeFranco Quartet
= ARS G 412   The Flying Fingers Of Art Tatum And Buddy DeFranco
= Pablo 2310-736   Art Tatum-Buddy DeFranco
= Pablo PACD-2405-430-2   Art Tatum - The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Vol. 7
* Pablo PACD-2405-440-2   Art Tatum - The Best Of The Group Masterpiece Sessions
* Clef 89170, 89170x45   Art Tatum, Buddy DeFranco - A Foggy Day / Makin' Whoopee

Ella Fitzgerald With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, February 7, 1956
20061-5Why Can't You BehaveVerve MGV 4050
20062-3I Love Paris-
20063-4Do I Love YouVerve MGV 4049
20064-6Everytime We Say GoodbyeVerve MGV 4049, V/V6 4066
20065-5I Am In LoveVerve MGV 4049
20066-15Ridin' HighVerve MGV 4050
20067-3It's All Right With MeVerve V 10077, MGV 4050
20068-5From This Moment OnVerve MGV 4049
20069-1Just One Of Those ThingsVerve MGV 4049, V/V6 4066
20070-5Too Darn HotVerve MGV 4049
* Verve MGV 4050   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book, Vol. 2
= Verve MGV 4001-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book
= Verve VE2 2511   Ella Fitzgerald - The Cole Porter Song Book
* Verve MGV 4049   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book, Vol. 1
= Verve MGV 4001-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book
= Verve VE2 2511   Ella Fitzgerald - The Cole Porter Song Book
* Verve V/V6 4066   Ella Fitzgerald - A Tribute To Cole Porter
* Verve V 10077   Ella Fitzgerald - It's All Right With Me / All Of You

Ella Fitzgerald

Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, February 7, 1956
20071-2Miss Otis RegretsVerve MGV 4049
20072-2Get Out Of Town-
20073-2Easy To LoveVerve MGV 4050
* Verve MGV 4049   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book, Vol. 1
= Verve MGV 4001-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book
= Verve VE2 2511   Ella Fitzgerald - The Cole Porter Song Book
* Verve MGV 4050   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book, Vol. 2
= Verve MGV 4001-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book
= Verve VE2 2511   Ella Fitzgerald - The Cole Porter Song Book

Ella Fitzgerald

Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, February 8, 1956
20075-2So In LoveVerve MGV 4050
20076-4You Do Something To Me-
20077-3In The Still Of The NightVerve MGV 4049
20078-7Begin The BeguineVerve MGV 4049, V/V6 4066
20079-7All Through The Night-
20080-4Always True To You In My FashionVerve MGV 4049
20081-8It's DelovelyVerve MGV 4050, V/V6 4066
20082-2Ace In The HoleVerve MGV 4050
20083-8Love For SaleVerve MGV 4050, V/V6 4066
20084-10Anything GoesVerve MGV 4049
20085-4I Concentrate On YouClef unissued
20086-1Let's Do ItVerve V 10050, MGV 4049, V/V6 4066
* Verve MGV 4050   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book, Vol. 2
= Verve MGV 4001-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book
= Verve VE2 2511   Ella Fitzgerald - The Cole Porter Song Book
* Verve MGV 4049   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book, Vol. 1
= Verve MGV 4001-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book
= Verve VE2 2511   Ella Fitzgerald - The Cole Porter Song Book
* Verve V/V6 4066   Ella Fitzgerald - A Tribute To Cole Porter
* Verve V 10050   Ella Fitzgerald - Let's Do It / Manhattan

Ella Fitzgerald With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, February 9, 1956
20089-1I Get A Kick Out Of YouVerve MGV 4049, V/V6 4066
20090-1You're The TopVerve V/V6 4066
20091-2I've Got You Under My SkinVerve MGV 4050, V/V6 4066
20092-2What Is This Thing Called Love-
20093-5All Of YouVerve V 10077, MGV 4049, V/V6 4066
20094-2Don't Fence Me InVerve MGV 4050
* Verve MGV 4049   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book, Vol. 1
= Verve MGV 4001-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book
= Verve VE2 2511   Ella Fitzgerald - The Cole Porter Song Book
* Verve V/V6 4066   Ella Fitzgerald - A Tribute To Cole Porter
* Verve MGV 4050   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book, Vol. 2
= Verve MGV 4001-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book
= Verve VE2 2511   Ella Fitzgerald - The Cole Porter Song Book
* Verve V 10077   Ella Fitzgerald - It's All Right With Me / All Of You

Tal Farlow Quintet

Hank Jones, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Oscar Pettiford, cello; Ray Brown, bass; Henry Bellson, drums.
NYC, February 11, 1956
2750-7I Wished On The MoonVerve 815 236-1
2751-9Swingin' Till The Girls Come Home-
2752-16Jor-DuClef MGC 742; Verve 815 236-1
2753-3The Way You Look TonightVerve 815 236-1
2754-5Bernie's Tune-
* Verve 815 236-1   Tal Farlow - Poppin' And Burnin'
* Clef MGC 742   Down Beat Critics Poll Winners (not released)

Louis Bellson Septet

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Eddie Bert, trombone; Ernie Wilkins, alto sax; Ted Lee, baritone sax; Nat Pierce, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Pearl Bailey, vocals.
NYC, February 12, 1956
2755-1Blues For KeepsVerve MGV 8354
2756-8TiredVerve 2013, MGV 2036
2757-6Go Back Where You Stayed Last Night-
2758-3Flying HickoryClef rejected
* Verve MGV 8354   Louis Bellson - Drummer's Holiday
* Verve MGV 2036   Various Artists - Here Come The Girls
* Verve 2013, V 10013   Pearl Bailey - Tired / Go Back Where You Stayed Last Night

Toni Harper With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Toni Harper, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, February 13, 1956
20095-4I Telephoned, I TelegraphedVerve 2005, MGV 2036
20096-8We Got To Live, To Grow Up-
20097-6I'm Getting The MessageClef unissued
20098-5My Memory BookVerve 2015
20099-8Love Is A Wonderful ThingVerve 2015, MGV 2036
* Verve MGV 2036   Various Artists - Here Come The Girls
* Verve 2005, V 10005   Toni Harper - I Telephoned, I Telegraphed / We Got To Live, To Grow Up
* Verve 2015, V 10015   Toni Harper - My Memory Book / Love Is A Wonderful Thing

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Dizzy Gillespie, Ermit V. Perry, Ernie Royal, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Frank Rehak, trombone; Jerome Richardson, Sahib Shihab, alto sax; Lucky Thompson, Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.
NYC, February 14, 1956
2773-4Doodlin'ARS G 405
2774-4Sometimes I'm HappyARS G 405, G 423
2775-3Jessica's Day-
* ARS G 405   The Jazz Creations Of Dizzy Gillespie
* ARS G 423   Dizzy Gillespie's Big Band Jazz

Anita O'Day With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Anita O'Day, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, February 23, 1956
20100-8The Getaway And The ChaseVerve 2001, MGV 2036
20101-16Your Picture's Hanging Crooked On The WallClef unissued
20102-7We Laughed At LoveVerve 2014
20103-7I'm Not LonelyClef unissued
* Verve MGV 2036   Various Artists - Here Come The Girls
* Verve 2001, V 10001   Anita O'Day - Honeysuckle Rose / The Getaway And The Chase
* Verve 2014, V 10014   Anita O'Day - You're The Top / We Laughed At Love

Gene Krupa And His Orchestra

Joe Ferrante, Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis, trumpet; Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Jimmy Cleveland, J.J. Johnson, Fred Ohms, Kai Winding, trombone; Aaron Sachs, clarinet, tenor sax; Sam Marowitz, alto sax; Hal McKusick, alto sax, clarinet; Eddie Shu, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Dave McKenna, piano; John Drew, bass; Gene Krupa, drums; Anita O'Day, vocals; Manny Albam, Billy Byers, Quincy Jones, Nat Pierce, arranger.
NYC, February, 1956
2760-2 | 62VK214Boogie BluesVerve 2008, VK 107, MGV 2008, VSP 4
2761-7Opus 1Verve MGV 2008, MGV 8207
2762-2That's What You ThinkVerve MGV 2008, VSP 4
2763-4Fish FryVerve MGV 2008
2764-6 | 63VK628Let Me Off UptownVerve 2008, MGV 2008, MGV 8207, V/V6 8571, VSP 4
2765-2Drummin' ManVerve MGV 2008
2766-3Slow Down-
2767-3Rockin' ChairVerve MGV 2008, VSP 4
2768-4Leave Us Leap-
2769-7After You've Gone-
2770-5Wire Brush Stomp-
2771-5Drum BoogieVerve MGV 2008
* Verve MGV 2008   Gene Krupa - Drummer Man
= ARS G 427   Drummer Man - Gene Krupa In Highest Fi
* Verve VSP 4   Gene Krupa - That Drummer's Band
* Verve MGV 8207   Various Artists - Here Come The Swinging Bands
* Verve V/V6 8571   The Essential Gene Krupa - Let Me Off Uptown
* Verve VK 107   Anita O'Day - Boogie Blues / Sweet Georgia Brown
* Verve 2008, V 10008   Gene Krupa - Boogie Blues / Let Me Off Uptown

Teddy Wilson Trio

Teddy Wilson, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
Chicago, IL, March 5, 1956
20104-1Stompin' At The SavoyVerve MGV 2073
20105-3Say It Isn't So-
20106-1All Of Me-
20107-2Stars Fell On Alabama-
20108-4I Got Rhythm-
20109-1On The Sunny Side Of The Street-
20110-1Sweet Georgia Brown-
20111-1As Time Goes By-
20112-1Smile-
20113-1When Your Lover Has Gone-
20114-1Limehouse Blues-
20115-1Blues For Daryll-
20116-1You're Driving Me Crazy-
* Verve MGV 2073   Teddy Wilson - I Got Rhythm

Johnny Dankworth And His Orchestra

Derrick Abbott, Charlie Evans, Bill Metcalf, Dougie Roberts, trumpet; Gerry Brown, Danny Elwood, Bill Geldard, Laurie Monk, trombone; Johnny Dankworth, Ronnie Fenwick, alto sax; Pete Warner, John Xerri, tenor sax; Alex Leslie, baritone sax; Dave Lee, piano; Bill Sutcliffe, bass; Kenny Clare, drums.
London, England, March 7, 1956
22178Jersey BounceParlophone (E) PMD 1042; Clef unissued
* Parlophone (E) PMD 1042   Johnny Dankworth - Journey Into Jazz

Billy Bauer Quartet

Andrew Ackers, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, March 12, 1956
2722-8Too Marvelous For WordsNorgran MGN 1082
2723-6Lady Estelle's Dream-
2724-2You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To-
2725-1When It's Sleepy Time Down South-
2726-3The Way You Look Tonight-
2727-1Lullaby Of The Leaves-
2728-7Blue Mist-
* Norgran MGN 1082; Verve MGV 8172   Billy Bauer Plectrist

Bob Scobey's Band

Bob Scobey, Frank Snow, trumpet; Jack Buck, Jack Sudmeier, Will Sudmeier, trombone; Bill Napier, clarinet; Leon Radcliff, clarinet, bass clarinet; Jesse Crump, piano; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocals; Hal McCormick, bass; Bob Short, tuba; Earl Watkins, drums.
Oakland, CA, March 13-16, 1956
70000Ten To OneDown Home D 1000, MGD 1
70001In New Orleans-
The CraveDown Home MGD 1
Lazy River-
Dardanella-
Stars Fell On Alabama-
Summertime-
When The One You Love Is Gone-
Canadian Capers-
Stardust-
Swingin' Doors-
Blues In The Night-
* Down Home MGD 1; Verve MGV 1001   Bob Scobey's Band With Clancy Hayes
* Down Home D 1000   Bob Scobey - Ten To One / In New Orleans

Ella Fitzgerald With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, March 27, 1956
20121-10Night And DayVerve MGV 4050, V/V6 4066
20122-3 | 62VK495A Beautiful FriendshipVerve 2012, VK 10259, MGV 2036, V/V6 4063
20123-3You're The TopVerve MGV 4050
20124-8I Concentrate On You-
20125-11I Had To Find Out For MyselfClef unissued
20126-3Let's Do It-
* Verve MGV 4050   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book, Vol. 2
= Verve MGV 4001-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book
= Verve VE2 2511   Ella Fitzgerald - The Cole Porter Song Book
* Verve V/V6 4066   Ella Fitzgerald - A Tribute To Cole Porter
* Verve MGV 2036   Various Artists - Here Come The Girls
* Verve V/V6 4063   The Best Of Ella Fitzgerald
* Verve VK 10259   Ella Fitzgerald - A Beautiful Friendship / I'll Always Be In Love With You
* Verve 2012, V 10012   Ella Fitzgerald - Stay There / A Beautiful Friendship

Fred Astaire With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Fred Astaire, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, March 30, 1956
20127-5Sweet SorrowVerve 2019, MGV 2114
20128-5Hello BabyVerve 2009, MGV 2114
20129-7There's No Time Like The Present-
20130-6Just Like Taking Candy From A BabyVerve 2019, MGV 2114
* Verve MGV 2114   Fred Astaire - Easy To Dance With
* Verve 2019, V 10019   Fred Astaire - Sweet Sorrow / Just Like Taking Candy From A Baby
* Verve 2009, V 10009   Fred Astaire - Hello Baby / There's No Time Like The Present

Rudi Vannelli Solo

Adolph Vanne (Rudi Vannelli), guitar.
NYC, April 6, 1956
2776-4When Your Lover Has GoneVerve MGV 2038
2777-2They Say That Falling In Love Is Wonderful-
2778-2Suwanee River (Old Folk At Home)-
2779-4MedleyClef unissued
2780-2YesterdaysVerve MGV 2038
2781-2CaravanClef unissued
2782-1Bach PreludeVerve MGV 2038
2783-3Pavanne-
2784-1Clair De Lune-
2785-2Prelude No. 2 (Tarrega)-
2786-1Leyenda (Albeniz)-
2787-1Concerto-Etude For Guitar (N. Coste)-
* Verve MGV 2038   Rudi Vanelli - Maestro Of The Guitar

Don, Dick 'N Jimmy With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Don, Dick 'N Jimmy, vocal trio; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, April 16, 1956
20131-10You Gotta Have EyesVerve 2010, MGV 2107
20132-8I Never Knew-
20133-6That's The Way I FeelVerve 2020, MGV 2107
20134-9My Tormented HeartVerve MGV 2107
* Verve MGV 2107   Don, Dick 'N Jimmy - Songs For The Heart
* Verve 2010, V 10010   Don, Dick 'N Jimmy - You Gotta Have Eyes / I Never Knew
* Verve 2020, V 10020   Don, Dick 'N Jimmy - That's The Way I Feel / Two Voices In The Dark

Bob Scobey's Band

Bob Scobey, trumpet; Jack Buck, trombone; Bill Napier, clarinet; Jesse Crump, piano; Clancy Hayes, banjo, guitar, vocals; Hal McCormick, bass; Fred Higuera, drums.
Oakland, CA, April 18, 1956
Muskrat RambleVerve MGV 1011
Trouble In Mind-
Copenhagen-
Royal Garden Blues-
Somebody Stole My Gal-
Lover Come Back To Me-
My Gal Sal-
Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue-
Stumbling-
Ain't She Sweet-
Milenberg Joys-
Getting My Boots-
* Verve MGV 1011   The San Francisco Jazz Of Bob Scobey

The Wailers With Gene Krupa Big Band

Eddie Shu, tenor sax; Bobby Scott, piano; John Drew, bass; Gene Krupa, drums; The Wailers, vocal group; Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, April 20, 1956
20135-7That's Your MistakeVerve 2016
20136-4G And J Blues-
20137-7Apple CiderVerve 2011
20138-2You'd Better Stop-
* Verve 2016, V 10016   Gene Krupa, The Wailers - That's Your Mistake / G And J Blues
* Verve 2011, V 10011   Gene Krupa - Apple Cider / You'd Better Stop

Joe Williams With Count Basie And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell, trombone; Bill Graham, Marshall Royal, alto sax; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Joe Williams, vocals; Buddy Bregman, arranger.
Los Angeles, CA, April 28, 1956
20139-2I'm Beginning To See The LightVerve MGV 2016
20140-7Our Love Is Here To Stay-
20141-5A Fine Romance-
20142-5Nevertheless-
20143-4Singin' In The Rain-
20144-4There Will Never Be Another You-
* Verve MGV 2016   Count Basie, Joe Williams - The Greatest
= Verve MGVS 6006   Count Basie Plays - Joe Williams Sings Standards

Joe Williams With Count Basie And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell, trombone; Bill Graham, Marshall Royal, alto sax; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Joe Williams, vocals; Buddy Bregman, arranger.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, May 1, 1956
20145-5My Baby Just Cares For MeVerve MGV 2016
20146-8'S Wonderful-
20147-4This Can't Be Love-
20148-8Come Rain Or Come Shine-
20149-5I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
20150-12Thou Swell-
* Verve MGV 2016   Count Basie, Joe Williams - The Greatest
= Verve MGVS 6006   Count Basie Plays - Joe Williams Sings Standards

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Joe Gordon, Quincy Jones, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Rod Levitt, Melba Liston, Frank Rehak, trombone; Jimmy Powell, Phil Woods, alto sax; Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; Marty Flax, baritone sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.
NYC, May 18 & 19, 1956
2831-2Dizzy's BusinessNorgran MGN 1084
2832-2Hey PeteVerve MGV 8017
2833-1 | 63VK623Jessica's DayNorgran MGN 1084; Verve MGV 8230, V/V6 8566
2834-1Tour De ForceNorgran MGN 1084
2835-1I Can't Get StartedNorgran 152, MGN 1084; Clef MGC 742
2836-3Stella By StarlightNorgran MGN 1084
2837-1 | 62VK237Doodlin'Norgran 154, MGN 1084; Verve VK 118
2838-1Night In TunisiaNorgran MGN 1084
* Norgran MGN 1084; Verve MGV 8174   Dizzy Gillespie - World Statesman
* Verve MGV 8017   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy In Greece
* Verve MGV 8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation
* Verve V/V6 8566   The Essential Dizzy Gillespie
* Clef MGC 742   Down Beat Critics Poll Winners (not released)
* Verve VK 118   Dizzy Gillespie - Joogie Boogie / Doodlin'
* Norgran 152   Dizzy Gillespie - I Can't Get Started / Groovin' For Nat
* Norgran 154   Dizzy Gillespie - Doodlin' / Dizzy's Blues

Buddy DeFranco Sextet

Harry Edison, trumpet; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Bob Stone, bass; Bobby White, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, May 21, 1956
2790-2Cheek To CheekNorgran MGN 1085
2791-4A Fine Romance-
2792-5Perfidia-
2793-6How Long Has This Been Going On-
2794-5I Won't Dance-
2795-2Angel Eyes-
2796-1Moonlight On The Ganges-
2797-5Let's Call The Whole Thing Off-
2798-2Sweets Blues-
* Norgran MGN 1085; Verve MGV 8175   The Buddy DeFranco Wailers

Louis Bellson Octet

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Vincent Forchetti, trombone; Red Press, alto sax; Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Ted Lee, baritone sax; Lou Stein, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
NYC, May 30, 1956
2799-6Seedless Grape FruitVerve MGV 8258
2800-2Flying Hickory-
2801-1That's Bell's Son-
2802-8Park Avenue Patter-
2803-4Smiling King-
2804-6For Louie's KicksVerve MGV 8354
2805-5T-Bones-
2806-6Strip Out Sam (as Striped Suit Sam)Verve MGV 8258
* Verve MGV 8258   Louis Bellson - Let's Call It Swing
* Verve MGV 8354   Louis Bellson - Drummer's Holiday

Tal Farlow Trio

Eddie Costa, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Vinnie Burke, bass.
NYC, May 31, 1956
2807-2Gone With The WindClef unissued
2808-3Talking A Chance On LoveVerve MGV 8201
2809-3Yardbird Suite-
2810-4You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
2811-3They Can't Take That Away From Me-
2812-4Meteor-
2813-3Like Someone In Love-
2814-2I Love You-
* Verve MGV 8201; ARS G 418   The Swinging Guitar Of Tal Farlow

Jane Powell With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Jane Powell, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, June 1, 1956
20151-9Mind If I Fall In Love With YouVerve 2018, MGV 2036
20152-10True Love-
20153-13What Gives What GoesVerve V 10030
20154-17Till The Next Time-
* Verve MGV 2036   Various Artists - Here Come The Girls
* Verve V 10030   Jane Powell - What Gives What Goes / Till The Next Time
* Verve 2018, V 10018   Jane Powell - Mind If I Fall In Love With You / True Love

Roy Eldridge And His Central Plaza Dixielanders

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Benny Morton, trombone; Eddie Barefield, clarinet; Dick Wellstood, piano; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, June 2, 1956
2815-2Royal Garden BluesVerve MGV 1010
2816-1That's A Plenty-
2817-1Tin Roof Blues-
2818-3Jazz Me Blues-
2819-4Ja-Da-
2820-1Struttin' With Some Barbecue-
2821-1Black And Blue-
2822-4Bugle Call Rag-
* Verve MGV 1010; ARS G 420   Roy Eldridge - Swing Goes Dixie

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Joe Gordon, Quincy Jones, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Rod Levitt, Melba Liston, Frank Rehak, trombone; Jimmy Powell, Phil Woods, alto sax; Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; Marty Flax, baritone sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.
NYC, June 6, 1956
2839-1 | 63VK621The ChampNorgran MGN 1084; Verve V/V6 8566
2840-1YesterdaysVerve MGV 8017
2841-2Tin Tin Deo-
2842-2Groovin' For NatNorgran 152; Verve MGV 8017
2843-1My ReverieNorgran MGN 1084
2844-1Dizzy's BluesNorgran 154, MGN 1084
2845-2Annie's DanceVerve MGV 8017
2846-2Cool BreezeVerve MGV 8017, VSP 7
2847-1School DaysVerve MGV 8017
* Norgran MGN 1084; Verve MGV 8174   Dizzy Gillespie - World Statesman
* Verve V/V6 8566   The Essential Dizzy Gillespie
* Verve MGV 8017   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy In Greece
* Verve VSP 7   Dizzy Gillespie - Night In Tunisia
* Norgran 152   Dizzy Gillespie - I Can't Get Started / Groovin' For Nat
* Norgran 154   Dizzy Gillespie - Doodlin' / Dizzy's Blues

Billie Holiday With Tony Scott's Orchestra

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Tony Scott, clarinet, arranger; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Aaron Bell, bass; Lenny McBrowne, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.
NYC, June 6, 1956
2850-5 | 62VK224Trav'lin' LightClef MGC 721; Verve VK 112, MGV 8338-2, 2V6S 8816, VE2 2529
2851-3I Must Have That ManClef MGC 721; Verve VE2 2529
2852-6Some Other Springrejected
2853-1-Clef MGC 721; Verve VE2 2529
2854-4Lady Sings The Blues-
* Clef MGC 721; Verve MGV 8099; ARS G 431   Billie Holiday - Lady Sings The Blues
* Verve MGV 8338-2   Billie Holiday - The Unforgettable Lady Day
* Verve 2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday
* Verve VE2 2529   Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All
* Verve VK 112   Billie Holiday - Trav'lin' Light / Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone

George Lewis Band

Thomas Jefferson, trumpet; Bob Thomas, trombone; George Lewis, clarinet; Alton Purnell, piano, vocals; Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau, bass; Joe Watkins, drums, vocals.
live in San Francisco, CA, June 7, 1956
22689Original Dixieland One-StepVerve MGV 8303
22690Four Or Five Times-
22691Struttin' With Some Barbecue-
22692Salty Dog Blues-
22693That's A Plenty-
22694Move The Body Over-
22695Don't Give Up The Ship-
22696Oh, Didn't He Ramble-
22697She's Crying For Me-
22698Tishomingo Blues-
22699South Rampart Street ParadeVerve MGV 8304
22700Sugar Blues-
22701Shine-
22702Yes Sir, That's My Baby-
22703Sweet Sue, Just You-
22704On A Coconut Island-
22705Chinatown, My Chinatown-
22706Nobody's Sweetheart Now-
22707Dinah-
22708Swing A Lullaby-
22709Should I-
22710Limousine Blues (Limehouse Blues)-
* Verve MGV 8303   George Lewis Concert, Vol. 1 - On Stage
* Verve MGV 8304   George Lewis Concert, Vol. 2 - On Stage

Billie Holiday With Tony Scott's Orchestra

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Tony Scott, clarinet, arranger #2-4; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax #2-4; Wynton Kelly, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Aaron Bell, bass #2-4; Lenny McBrowne, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.
NYC, June 7, 1956
1. 2855-12Strange FruitClef MGC 721; Verve V6 8808, VE2 2529
2. 2856-1God Bless The ChildClef MGC 721; Verve 2V6S 8816, VE2 2529
3. 2857-8Good Morning, HeartacheClef MGC 721; Verve V6 8808, 2V6S 8816, VE2 2529
4. 2858-1No Good ManClef MGC 721; Verve VE2 2529
* Clef MGC 721; Verve MGV 8099; ARS G 431   Billie Holiday - Lady Sings The Blues
* Verve V6 8808   The Best Of Billie Holiday
* Verve VE2 2529   Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All
* Verve 2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday

Bing Crosby With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo, trumpet; Milt Bernhardt, Joe Howard, Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Bud Shank, Maurice Stein, alto sax; Bob Cooper, Ted Nash, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Bing Crosby, vocals; unidentified woodwinds and strings, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, June 11, 1956
20155-11The Blue RoomVerve MGV 2020
20156-8Jeepers Creepers-
20157-4I've Got Five DollarsVerve 2025, MGV 2020
20158-1'Deed I DoVerve MGV 2020
20159-3The Song Is You-
20160-4Nice Work If You Can Get It-
* Verve MGV 2020   Bing Crosby, Buddy Bregman - Bing Sings Whilst Bregman Swings
* Verve 2025, V 10025   Bing Crosby - I've Got Five Dollars / Mountain Greenery

Bing Crosby With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo, trumpet; Milt Bernhardt, Joe Howard, Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Bud Shank, Maurice Stein, alto sax; Bob Cooper, Ted Nash, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Bing Crosby, vocals; unidentified woodwinds and strings, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, June 12, 1956
20161-3They All LaughedVerve MGV 2020
20162-4Heat WaveVerve V 10089, MGV 2020
20163-3September In The Rain-
20164-5Cheek To CheekVerve MGV 2020
20165-2Have You Met Miss Jones-
20166-5Mountain GreeneryVerve 2025, MGV 2020
* Verve MGV 2020   Bing Crosby, Buddy Bregman - Bing Sings Whilst Bregman Swings
* Verve V 10089   Bing Crosby - Heat Wave / September In The Rain
* Verve 2025, V 10025   Bing Crosby - I've Got Five Dollars / Mountain Greenery

Peter Hanley With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Peter Hanley, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, June 15, 1956
20167-6A Heart That Loves YouVerve 2017
20168-5I Want To See You When You WeepVerve V 10028
20169-14I Love You, SamanthaVerve 2017
20170-3Dedicated To YouVerve V 10028, MGV 2098
* Verve MGV 2098   Various Artists - Songs For Your Girl Friend
* Verve V 10028   Peter Hanley - I Want To See You When You Weep / Dedicated To You
* Verve 2017, V 10017   Peter Hanley - A Heart That Loves You / I Love You, Samantha

George Wallington Solo

George Wallington, piano.
NYC, June 18, 1956
2859-1Lady FairClef MGC 743
* Clef MGC 743; Verve MGV 8030   Metronome All-Stars 1956

Metronome All-Stars

Thad Jones, trumpet; Eddie Bert, trombone; Tony Scott, clarinet; Lee Konitz, alto sax; Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Serge Chaloff, baritone sax; Teddy Charles, vibes; Billy Taylor, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Charles Mingus, bass; Art Blakey, drums.
NYC, June 18, 1956
2860-1Billie's BounceClef MGC 743
* Clef MGC 743; Verve MGV 8030   Metronome All-Stars 1956

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, trumpet; Joe Newman, trumpet, arranger; Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell, trombone; Bill Graham, alto sax; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano, organ #1,2,4; Ralph Burns, piano, arranger #3; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Williams, vocals.
NYC, June 25, 1956
1. 2900-4April In ParisClef 89172, MGC 743; Verve VSP 24
2. 2901Too Close For ComfortVerve MGV 8288
3. 2902-1Salty LipsClef rejected
4. 2903Every Day I Have The BluesClef MGC 743
Thad Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, trombone; Frank Wess, tenor sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Williams, vocals.
2904-5Party BluesClef 89172, MGC 743; Verve MGV 8341
* Clef MGC 743; Verve MGV 8030   Metronome All-Stars 1956
* Verve VSP 24   Various Artists - The Jazz Round
* Verve MGV 8288   Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Joe Williams - One O'Clock Jump
* Verve MGV 8341   Various Artists - Special College Jazz Album (complimentary record)
* Clef 89172, 89172x45   Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie - April In Paris / Party Blues

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, trumpet; Joe Newman, trumpet, arranger; Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell, trombone; Bill Graham, alto sax; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Joe Williams, vocals.
NYC, June 26, 1956
2905-9SlatsVerve MGV 8291
2906-3Don't Worry 'Bout MeVerve MGV 8288
2907-4Low LifeVerve MGV 8291; Clef MGC 742
2908-4UntitledClef rejected
* Verve MGV 8291   Count Basie - Hall Of Fame
= ARS G 422   Count Basie - Basie's Best
* Verve MGV 8288   Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Joe Williams - One O'Clock Jump
* Clef MGC 742   Down Beat Critics Poll Winners (not released)

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, trumpet; Joe Newman, trumpet, arranger; Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell, trombone; Bill Graham, alto sax; Marshall Royal, alto sax, clarinet; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Joe Williams, vocals; Ernie Wilkins, arranger.: add Ernie Wilkins, arranger.
NYC, June 27, 1956
2909-6LollypopVerve MGV 8291
2910-5Too Close For ComfortVerve 314 519 852-2
2911-1 | 62VK211One O'Clock Jump (short version)Verve VK 105
2911-2One O'Clock Jump (long version)Clef MGC 743; Verve MGV 8207, MGV 8288, V/V6 8407, V/V6 8596
2912-2 | 62VK450Basie's Back In TownClef MGC 743; Verve VSP 12
2913-2From Coast To CoastVerve MGV 8288
* Verve MGV 8291   Count Basie - Hall Of Fame
= ARS G 422   Count Basie - Basie's Best
* Clef MGC 743; Verve MGV 8030   Metronome All-Stars 1956
* Verve MGV 8207   Various Artists - Here Come The Swinging Bands
* Verve MGV 8288   Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Joe Williams - One O'Clock Jump
* Verve V/V6 8407   The Essential Count Basie
* Verve V/V6 8596   The Best Of Count Basie - Verve's Choice
* Verve VSP 12   Count Basie - Inside Outside
* Verve 314 519 852-2   Count Basie Swings - Joe Williams Sings
* Verve VK 105   Count Basie - April In Paris / One O'Clock Jump

Jane Powell With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Jane Powell, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, July 15, 1956
20171-6ImaginationVerve MGV 2023
20172-9The Things We Did Last Summer-
20173-4Ev'ry Time-
20174-9In Love In Vain-
* Verve MGV 2023   Jane Powell - Can't We Be Friends

Jane Powell With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Jane Powell, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, July 18, 1956
20175-5Comes LoveVerve MGV 2023
20176-6My Baby Just Cares For Me-
20177-6Hooray For Love-
20178-8How Come You Do Me Like You Do-
* Verve MGV 2023   Jane Powell - Can't We Be Friends

Jane Powell With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Jane Powell, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, July 19, 1956
20180-3Can't We Be FriendsVerve MGV 2023
20181-5For Every Man There's A Woman-
20182-5Let's Face The Music And Dance-
20192-7I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good-
* Verve MGV 2023   Jane Powell - Can't We Be Friends

Rex Middleton's Hi Fi's With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

The Hi Fi's, vocal group; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, July 30, 1956
20193-15UndecidedVerve MGV 2035
20194-7Tomorrow Seems A Thousand Years-
20195-7Over The Rainbow-
20196-8I Didn't Know About You-
20197-10Bernie's Tune-
* Verve MGV 2035   Rex Middleton's Hi Fi's

Don, Dick 'N Jimmy With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Don, Dick 'N Jimmy, vocal trio; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, July 31, 1956
20198-5Two Voices In The DarkVerve 2020, MGV 2107
20199-18By The Fountains Of RomeVerve MGV 2107
* Verve MGV 2107   Don, Dick 'N Jimmy - Songs For The Heart
* Verve 2020, V 10020   Don, Dick 'N Jimmy - That's The Way I Feel / Two Voices In The Dark

Buddy DeFranco Quintet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Marty Paich, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar; Ralph Pena, bass; Frank DeVito, drums.
"Zardi's", Los Angeles, CA, August 1, 1956
We'll Be Together AgainClef unissued
That Old Feeling-
Over The Rainbow-
You And The Night And The Music-
Easy Living-
Fascinatin' Rhythm-
Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
Pitfall-
Abstract-
Jumpin' Up And Down-
Abstract-
Pitfall-
You And The Night And The Music-
Black Magic-
Have You Met Miss Jones-
Stendek-
Deuce-

Rex Middleton's Hi Fi's With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

The Hi Fi's, vocal group; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, August 1, 1956
20200-4Sometimes I'm HappyVerve MGV 2035
20201-10The Lamp Is Low-
20202-7Moonglow-
20203-2Everyday I Have The Blues-
20204-10It's All Right With Me-
* Verve MGV 2035   Rex Middleton's Hi Fi's

Rex Middleton's Hi Fi's With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

The Hi Fi's, vocal group; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, August 2, 1956
20205-10Baby, It Isn't In The CardsVerve MGV 2035
20206-7Swing Low, Sweet Chariot-
* Verve MGV 2035   Rex Middleton's Hi Fi's

Johnny Dankworth And His Orchestra

Derrick Abbott, Bill Metcalf, Stan Palmer, Dougie Roberts, Colin Wright, trumpet; Gerry Brown, Harry Buckles, Danny Elwood, Bill Geldard, Laurie Monk, trombone; Johnny Dankworth, alto sax, clarinet; Pete Warner, tenor sax; Alex Leslie, baritone sax; Dave Lee, piano; Eric Dawson, bass; Kenny Clare, drums.
London, England, August 7, 1956
22177AdiosParlophone (E) PMD 1042; Clef unissued
22179Take The "A" Train-
* Parlophone (E) PMD 1042   Johnny Dankworth - Journey Into Jazz

Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
"Stratford Shakespearean Festival", Stratford, ON, Canada, August 8, 1956
Falling In Love With LoveClef MGC 751
How About You-
Flamingo-
Swinging On A Star-
Noreen's Nocturne-
Gypsy In My Soul-
How High The Moon-
Love You Madly-
52nd Street Theme-
Nuagesunissued
Daisy's Dream-
* Clef MGC 751   The Oscar Peterson Trio At The Stratford Shakespearean Festival (not released)
= Verve MGV 8024   The Oscar Peterson Trio At The Stratford Shakespearean Festival

Phil Nimmons Group

Erich Taugott, trumpet; Ross Culley, trombone; Phil Nimmons, clarinet; Jerry Toth, alto sax; Julian Filanowski, tenor sax; Eddie Karam, baritone sax; Vic Gentro, accordion; Rudy Toth, piano; Murray Lauder, bass; Jack McQuade, drums.
"Stratford Shakespearean Festival", Stratford, ON, Canada, circa August 8, 1956???
April In ParisClef MGC 753
Humphy-
Pick Yourself Up-
Muggs-
Rhumba Pseudo-
Someone To Watch Over Me-
Stompin' At The Savoy-
We'll Be Together Again-
* Clef MGC 753   Phil Nimmons (not released)
= Verve MGV 8025   The Canadian Scene Via Phil Nimmons

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Harry Edison, trumpet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1956
2914-3Do Nothin' Till You Hear From MeVerve MGV 8329, VE2 2529, V6 8808
2915-6Cheek To CheekVerve MGV 8329, VE2 2529
2916-4Ill Wind-
2917-8Speak Low-
* Verve MGV 8329   Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All
* Verve VE2 2529   Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All
* Verve V6 8808   The Best Of Billie Holiday

Jazz At The Hollywood Bowl

Harry Edison, Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
"Hollywood Bowl", Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1956
Honeysuckle RoseVerve MGV 8231-2
Jumpin' At The Woodside-
Ballad Medley: I Can't Get Started / If I Had You / I've Got The World On A String-
* Verve MGV 8231-2   Various Artists - Jazz At The Hollywood Bowl

Oscar Peterson Trio At JATHB

Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
"Hollywood Bowl", Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1956
9:20 SpecialVerve MGV 8231-2
How About You-
* Verve MGV 8231-2   Various Artists - Jazz At The Hollywood Bowl

Art Tatum Solo At JATHB

Art Tatum, piano.
"Hollywood Bowl", Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1956
Someone To Watch Over MeVerve MGV 8231-2; Pablo PACD-2405-439-2
Begin The Beguine-
Willow Weep For MeVerve MGV 8231-2, VSP 33; Pablo PACD-2405-439-2
HumoresqueVerve MGV 8231-2; Pablo PACD-2405-439-2
* Verve MGV 8231-2   Various Artists - Jazz At The Hollywood Bowl
* Verve VSP 33   Art Tatum - The Art Of Art
* Pablo PACD-2405-439-2   The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 8

Ella Fitzgerald At JATHB

Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.
"Hollywood Bowl", Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1956
Love For SaleVerve MGV 8231-2
Just One Of Those Things-
Little Girl Blues-
Too Close For Comfort-
I Can't Give You Anything But LoveVerve V 10136, MGV 8231-2, V/V6 4063
Air Mail SpecialVerve V 10136, MGV 8231-2
* Verve MGV 8231-2   Various Artists - Jazz At The Hollywood Bowl
* Verve V/V6 4063   The Best Of Ella Fitzgerald
* Verve V 10136   Ella Fitzgerald - I Can't Give You Anything But Love / Airmail Special

Ella Fitzgerald - Louis Armstrong At JATHB

Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals; Trummy Young, trombone; Ed Hall, clarinet; Billy Kyle, piano; Dale Jones, bass; Barrett Deems, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.
"Hollywood Bowl", Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1956
You Won't Be SatisfiedVerve MGV 8231-2
Undecided-
* Verve MGV 8231-2   Various Artists - Jazz At The Hollywood Bowl

Jazz At The Hollywood Bowl

Harry Edison, Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals; Trummy Young, trombone; Ed Hall, clarinet; Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Billy Kyle, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, Dale Jones, bass; Barrett Deems, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.: add Harry Edison, Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
"Hollywood Bowl", Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1956
Finale: When The Saints Go Marching InVerve MGV 8231-2
* Verve MGV 8231-2   Various Artists - Jazz At The Hollywood Bowl

Ella Fitzgerald - Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 1956
2918-2 | 20207-2They Can't Take That Away From MeVerve MGV 4003, 2V6S 8811
2919-8 | 20208-8Isn't This A Lovely DayVerve MGV 4003
2920-5 | 20209-5Tenderly-
2921-2 | 20210-2Stars Fell On AlabamaVerve 2023, MGV 4003, 2V6S 8811
2922-2 | 20222-2Can't We Be Friends-
2923-5 | 20211-5 | 63VK650Cheek To CheekVerve MGV 4003, 2V6S 8811, V/V6 8569
2924-10 | 20212-10Under A Blanket Of BlueVerve MGV 4003, 2V6S 8811
2925-7 | 20213-7Moonlight In Vermont-
2926-6 | 20214-6A Foggy Day (In London Town)-
2927-6 | 20215-6April In ParisVerve MGV 4003
2928-1 | 20216-1The Nearness Of YouVerve MGV 4003, 2V6S 8811
* Verve MGV 4003   Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong - Ella And Louis
* Verve 2V6S 8811   Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong - Ella And Louis
* Verve V/V6 8569   The Essential Louis Armstrong
* Verve 2023, V 10023   Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong - Stars Fell On Alabama / Can't We Be Friends

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Harry Edison, trumpet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 1956
2929-4We'll Be Together AgainVerve MGV 8329, VE2 2529, V6 8808
2930-3All Or Nothing At AllVerve MGV 8329, VE2 2529
2931-6Sophisticated Lady-
2932-6April In Paris-
* Verve MGV 8329   Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All
* Verve VE2 2529   Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All
* Verve V6 8808   The Best Of Billie Holiday

Buddy Rich And His Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, trumpet; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone, tenor sax; Buddy Collette, flute, baritone sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Bill Pitman, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 1956
2933-1Shorty GeorgeNorgran MGN 1086; Verve V/V6 8712
2934-3Jump For MeNorgran MGN 1086
2935-5Blues For Basie-
2936-69:20 SpecialNorgran MGN 1086; Verve V/V6 8712
* Norgran MGN 1086; Verve MGV 8176   Buddy Rich - This One's For Basie
* Verve V/V6 8712   Buddy Rich - Big Band Shout

Ella Fitzgerald With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, August 21, 1956
20217-5This Can't Be LoveVerve MGV 4022, MGV 4002-2
20218-5The Lady Is A Tramp-
20219-7I've Got Five DollarsVerve MGV 4023, MGV 4002-2
20220-3Lover-
20221-3The Silent TreatmentVerve 2021, MGV 2036
* Verve MGV 4022, MGVS 6009   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book, Vol. 1
* Verve MGV 4002-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book
= Verve VE2 2519   Ella Fitzgerald - The Rodgers And Hart Song Book
* Verve MGV 4023, MGVS 6010   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 2036   Various Artists - Here Come The Girls
* Verve 2021, V 10021   Ella Fitzgerald - The Sun Forgot To Shine This Morning / The Silent Treatment

Buddy Rich And His Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, trumpet; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone, tenor sax; Buddy Collette, flute, baritone sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Bill Pitman, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1956
2937-3Blue And SentimentalNorgran MGN 1086; Verve V/V6 8712
2937-4Blue And Sentimental (short version)Norgran 153
2938-4Down For DoubleNorgran MGN 1086; Verve V/V6 8712
2938-5Down For Double (short version)Norgran 153
2939-2Ain't It The TruthNorgran MGN 1086; Verve V/V6 8712
2940-4Jumpin' At The Woodside-
* Norgran MGN 1086; Verve MGV 8176   Buddy Rich - This One's For Basie
* Verve V/V6 8712   Buddy Rich - Big Band Shout
* Norgran 153   Buddy Rich - Blue And Sentimental / Down For Double

Buddy DeFranco With Russ Garcia Orchestra

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Sonny Clark, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar; unidentified brass, reeds, rhythm and strings, Russ Garcia, director.
Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1956
2960-5Come Rain Or Come ShineNorgran MGN 1104
2961-9Autumn In New York-
2962-4Makin' Whoopee-
2963-4Mad About The Boy-
2964-4Speak Low-
2965-3In The Still Of The Night-
* Norgran MGN 1104   Buddy DeFranco - Broadway Showcase (not released)
= Verve MGV 2033   Buddy DeFranco - Broadway Showcase

Buddy DeFranco With Russ Garcia Orchestra

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Sonny Clark, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar; unidentified brass, reeds, rhythm and strings, Russ Garcia, director.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, August 28, 1956
2966-5Almost Like Being In LoveNorgran MGN 1104
2967-2Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man-
2968-3Who Cares-
2969-9Have You Met Miss Jones-
2970-1That Old Devil Moon-
2971-7Heat Wave-
* Norgran MGN 1104   Buddy DeFranco - Broadway Showcase (not released)
= Verve MGV 2033   Buddy DeFranco - Broadway Showcase

Ella Fitzgerald With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, August 28, 1956
20223-3Ten Cents A DanceVerve MGV 4023, MGV 4002-2
20224-3I Wish I Were In Love AgainVerve MGV 4022, MGV 4002-2
20225-2Mountain GreeneryVerve MGV 4023, MGV 4002-2
20226-7Johnny One NoteVerve MGV 4022, MGV 4002-2
20227-10Give It Back To The IndiansVerve MGV 4023, MGV 4002-2
* Verve MGV 4023, MGVS 6010   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 4002-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book
= Verve VE2 2519   Ella Fitzgerald - The Rodgers And Hart Song Book
* Verve MGV 4022, MGVS 6009   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book, Vol. 1

Ella Fitzgerald With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, August 29, 1956
20228-3Blue MoonVerve MGV 4023, MGV 4002-2
20229-3Thou SwellVerve MGV 4022, MGV 4002-2
20230-1ManhattanVerve V 10050, MGV 4022, MGV 4002-2
20231-4There's Small HotelVerve MGV 4023, MGV 4002-2
20232-3I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
* Verve MGV 4023, MGVS 6010   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 4002-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book
= Verve VE2 2519   Ella Fitzgerald - The Rodgers And Hart Song Book
* Verve MGV 4022, MGVS 6009   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book, Vol. 1
* Verve V 10050   Ella Fitzgerald - Let's Do It / Manhattan

Ella Fitzgerald

Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, August 29, 1956
20233-6With A Song In My HeartVerve MGV 4022, MGV 4002-2
20234-4To Keep My Love Alive-
20235-3BewitchedVerve MGV 4023, MGV 4002-2
20236-4Wait Till You See Her-
* Verve MGV 4022, MGVS 6009   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book, Vol. 1
* Verve MGV 4002-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book
= Verve VE2 2519   Ella Fitzgerald - The Rodgers And Hart Song Book
* Verve MGV 4023, MGVS 6010   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book, Vol. 2

Ella Fitzgerald With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Buddy Bregman, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, August 30, 1956
20237-2My RomanceVerve MGV 4022, MGV 4002-2
20238-3My Heart Stood StillVerve MGV 4023, MGV 4002-2
20239-1A Ship Without A SailVerve MGV 4022, MGV 4002-2
20240-1Have You Met Miss Jones-
20241-2Here In My ArmsVerve MGV 4023, MGV 4002-2
same session.
20242-2It Never Entered My MindVerve MGV 4022, MGV 4002-2
20243-2Little Girl Blue-
20244-6Spring Is Here-
20245-2My Funny ValentineVerve MGV 4023, MGV 4002-2
20246-1I Could Write A Book-
* Verve MGV 4022, MGVS 6009   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book, Vol. 1
* Verve MGV 4002-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book
= Verve VE2 2519   Ella Fitzgerald - The Rodgers And Hart Song Book
* Verve MGV 4023, MGVS 6010   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book, Vol. 2

Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified small group.
Los Angeles, CA, August 31, 1956
20247-4Blue RoomVerve MGV 4023, MGV 4002-2
20248-3Dancing On The CeilingVerve MGV 4022, MGV 4002-2
20249-6Where Or When-
20250-1Isn't It RomanticVerve MGV 4023, MGV 4002-2
20251-2You Took Advantage Of MeVerve MGV 4022, MGV 4002-2
* Verve MGV 4023, MGVS 6010   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 4002-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book
= Verve VE2 2519   Ella Fitzgerald - The Rodgers And Hart Song Book
* Verve MGV 4022, MGVS 6009   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book, Vol. 1

Johnny Hodges And The Ellington All Stars

Clark Terry, trumpet; Ray Nance, trumpet, violin, vocals; Quentin Jackson, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax; Billy Strayhorn, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums.
NYC, September 1, 1956
2972-6A-Oodie-OobieVerve MGV 8203
2973-3Meet Mr. Rabbit-
2974-4Duke's In Bed-
2975-4Just Squeeze Me-
2976-3Ballad For Very Tired And Very Sad Lotus Eaters-
2977-3Confab With RabVerve MGV 8203, MGV 8230
2978-2It Had To Be YouVerve MGV 8203
2979-1Black And Tan Fantasy-
2980-5Take The "A" Train-
* Verve MGV 8203   Johnny Hodges - Duke's In Bed
= ARS G 421   Johnny Hodges And The Ellington All-Stars
* Verve MGV 8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation

Ella Fitzgerald

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Stuff Smith, violin; Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, September 4, 1956
20252-4I Let A Song Go Out Of My HeartVerve MGV 4009-2, VE2 2540
20253-1Rocks In My BedVerve MGV 4008-2, VE2 2540
20254-3Cottontail-
20255-1Just Squeeze Me-
20256-4Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me-
20257-2Solitude-
20258-6Sophisticated Lady-
20259-2Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'-
20260-1It Don't Mean A Thing-
20261-4Prelude To A KissVerve MGV 4009-2, VE2 2540
20262-1Don't Get Around Much Anymore-
20263-3Satin DollVerve MGV 4008-2, VE2 2540
20264-2Azure-
20265-5In A Sentimental MoodVerve MGV 4009-2, VE2 2540
20266-6Ev'rything I've Got Belongs To YouVerve MGV 4023, MGV 4002-2, VE2 2540
* Verve MGV 4009-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book, Vol. 2
= Verve MGV 4010-4   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book
* Verve VE2 2540   Ella Fitzgerald - The Duke Ellington Song Book, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 4008-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book, Vol. 1
= Verve MGV 4010-4   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book
* Verve MGV 4023, MGVS 6010   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 4002-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book
= Verve VE2 2519   Ella Fitzgerald - The Rodgers And Hart Song Book

Harry Edison Sextet

Harry Edison, trumpet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, September 4, 1956
2981-3Opus Seven-ElevenClef MGC 717
2982-2Walkin' With Sweets-
2982-3-unissued
2983-1Our Love Is Here To StayClef MGC 717
2984-2How Deep Is The Ocean-
2985-1Hollerin' At The Watkins-
2986-3Used To Be Basie-
2987-1Studio Call-
2988-1Willow Weep For Me-
2989-3K.M. Blues-
* Clef MGC 717; Verve MGV 8097   Harry Edison - Sweets

The Bill Thompson Singers

The Bill Thompson Singers, vocal group.
Los Angeles, CA, September 5, 1956
20417-11CaravanVerve V 10027, MGV 2062
20418-6Peridia-
20419-6Heat WaveVerve V 10088, MGV 2062
20420-3Rain On The Roof-
* Verve MGV 2062   The Bill Thompson Singers - The Thompson Touch
* Verve V 10027   The Bill Thompson Singers - Caravan / Peridia
* Verve V 10088   The Bill Thompson Singers - Heat Wave / Rain On The Roof

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 Foster, tenor sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Joe Williams, vocals.
live in Goteborg, Sweden, September 7, 1956
63VK260Jumpin' At The WoodsideClef MGC 749; Verve VK 123, V/V6 8407, V/V6 8596
63VK259Shiny StockingsClef MGC 749; Verve VK 123, V6 8783
How High The MoonClef MGC 749
Nails-
Flute Juice-
Blee Blop BluesClef MGC 749; Verve V/V6 8407
Alright, Okay, You WinClef MGC 749
Roll 'Em Pete-
The Comeback-
Blues Backstage-
Corner Pocket-
One O'Clock Jump-
* Clef MGC 749   Count Basie - Basie In Europe (not released)
= Verve MGV 8199   Count Basie - Basie In London
* Verve V/V6 8407   The Essential Count Basie
* Verve V/V6 8596   The Best Of Count Basie - Verve's Choice
* Verve V6 8783   Count Basie - Basie
* Verve VK 123   Count Basie - Shiny Stockings / Jumpin' At The Woodside

Art Tatum - Ben Webster Quartet

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Art Tatum, piano; Red Callender, bass; Bill Douglas, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, September 11, 1956
2990-1All The Things You AreVerve MGV 8220; Pablo PACD-2405-440-2
2991-1My One And Only LoveVerve MGV 8220
2992-1My IdealVerve MGV 8220, V/V6 8433; Pablo PACD-2405-440-2
2993-?Gone With The Wind (alternate take 1)Pablo PACD-2405-431-2
2993-2Gone With The Wind-
2993-3-Verve MGV 8220
2994-?Have You Met Miss Jones (alternate take)Pablo PACD-2405-431-2
2994-3Have You Met Miss JonesVerve MGV 8220
2995-2Night And Day-
2996-2Where Or When-
* Verve MGV 8220   The Art Tatum - Ben Webster Quartet
= Pablo 2310-737   Art Tatum-Ben Webster
= Pablo PACD-2405-431-2   Art Tatum - The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Vol. 8
* Verve V/V6 8433   The Essential Art Tatum
* Pablo PACD-2405-440-2   Art Tatum - The Best Of The Group Masterpiece Sessions

Blossom Dearie Trio

Blossom Dearie, piano, vocals; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, September 11, 1956
20267-5Comment Allez-VousVerve MGV 2037
20268-3Tout Doucement-
20269-3It Might As Well Be Spring-
20270-5Johnny One NoteClef unissued
* Verve MGV 2037   Blossom Dearie

Blossom Dearie Quartet

Blossom Dearie, piano, vocals; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, September 12, 1956
20271-1'Deed I DoVerve MGV 2037
20272-4Lover Man-
20273-3Everything I've Got Is Yours-
20274-7They Say It's Spring-
20275-1More Than You Know-
20276-3Thou Swell-
same session.
20277-1You For MeVerve V 10109, MGV 2037
20278-3Tout DoucementVerve MGV 2037
20279-1I Hear Music-
20280-4Wait Till You See Him-
20281-3I Won't Dance-
20282-1This Is A Fine Spring Morning-
* Verve MGV 2037   Blossom Dearie
* Verve V 10109   Blossom Dearie - You For Me / The Middle Of Love

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, September 13, 1956
4000-4When I Fall In LoveVerve MGV 8218, 314 521 669-2
4001-1My Heart Stood StillVerve MGV 8218, VE2 2526, 314 521 669-2
4002-1BBlues In The Closet-
4003-4Swingin' Till The Girls Come HomeVerve MGV 8218, 314 521 669-2
4004-4I Know That You KnowVerve MGV 8218, VE2 2526, 314 521 669-2
4005-1Elegie (aka Elogie)Verve MGV 8218, 314 521 669-2
4006-2Woody'n YouVerve MGV 8218, VE2 2526, VSP 34, 314 521 669-2
4007-2I Should CareVerve MGV 8218, VE2 2526, 314 521 669-2
4008-1Now's The Time-
4009-1I Didn't Know What Time It WasVerve MGV 8218, VE2 2526, VSP 37, 314 521 669-2
4010-1Be-BopVerve MGV 8218, VSP 34, 314 521 669-2
4011-152nd Street ThemeVerve MGV 8218, VSP 37, 314 521 669-2
* Verve MGV 8218   Bud Powell - Blues In The Closet
* Verve VE2 2526   The Genius Of Bud Powell, Vol. 2
* Verve VSP 34   The Jazz Legacy Of Bud Powell
* Verve VSP 37   This Was Bud Powell
* Verve 314 521 669-2   The Complete Bud Powell On Verve

Sonny Stitt Quartet

Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Jimmy Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, September 14, 1956
4012-4Norman's BluesVerve MGV 8219
4013-5I Know That You Know-
4014-2If I Had You-
4015-2Alone Together-
4016-212th Street Rag-
4017-2Down Home Blues-
4018-1Sonny's Tune-
4019-1Stars Fell On Alabama-
4020-1Body And Soul-
4021-1Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea-
* Verve MGV 8219   Sonny Stitt - New York Jazz

The Ink Spots

The Ink Spots, vocal quartet; and others.
Los Angeles, CA, September 24, 1956
20401-8Until The Real Thing Comes AlongVerve MGV 2039
20402-1Don't Tell A Lie About Me, Dear-
20403-3Every Night About This Time-
20404-11We Three-
* Verve MGV 2039   Charlie Fuqua's Ink Spots

Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra

Conrad Gozzo, Carlton McBeath, Ralph Mullens, Dave Wells, trumpet; Bob Burgess, Dick Nash, trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Charlie Barnet, tenor, soprano, alto sax; Bob Dawes, Ernie Small, baritone sax; Norman Pockrandt, piano; Bob Bain, guitar; Red Wooten, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; unidentified strings, Russ Garcia, director.
Los Angeles, CA, September 24, 1956
20405-4The Moon Was YellowVerve MGV 2040
20406-11MynaVerve V 10036, MGV 2040
20407-6You'd Be So Nice To Come Home ToVerve MGV 2040
20408-10Phylisse-
* Verve MGV 2040   Charlie Barnet - Lonely Street
* Verve V 10036   Charlie Barnet - Myna / Lonely Street

The Ink Spots

The Ink Spots, vocal quartet; and others.
Los Angeles, CA, September 25, 1956
20409-1Address UnknownVerve MGV 2039
20410-1My Greatest Mistake-
20411-8You're Breaking My Heart All Over Again-
20412-3Puttin' And Takin'-
20413-9To Each His Own-
20414-3Maybe-
20415-11If I Didn't Care-
20416-1Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall-
* Verve MGV 2039   Charlie Fuqua's Ink Spots

Teddy Wilson Trio

Teddy Wilson, piano; Al Lucas, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, September, 1956
3100-2I Want To Be HappyVerve MGV 8272
3101-1Ain't Misbehavin'-
3102-2Honeysuckle Rose-
3103-2Fine And Dandy-
3104-3Sweet Lorraine-
3105-2I've Found A New Baby-
3106-1It's The Talk Of The Town-
3107-1Laura-
3108-1Undecided-
3109-3Time On My Hands-
3110-2Who Cares-
3111-1Our Love Is Here To Stay-
same session.
3112-3When You're SmilingVerve MGV 8299
3113-1Imagination-
3114-1The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise-
3115-6I've Got The World On A String-
3116-3Whispering-
3117-1Poor Butterfly-
3118-1Rosetta-
3119-1Basin Street Blues-
3120-1How Deep Is The Ocean-
3121-1Just One Of Those Things-
3122-2Have You Met Miss Jones-
3123-1It Don't Mean A Thing-
* Verve MGV 8272   Teddy Wilson - The Impeccable Mr. Wilson
* Verve MGV 8299   Teddy Wilson - These Tunes Remind Me Of You

Stephane Grappelli With Strings

Stephane Grappelli, violin; unidentified strings, Jo Boyer, arranger, director.
Paris, France, October 2, 1956
32798Pennies From HeavenBarclay (F) 82083, 820.007; Verve MGV 20001
32799Once In A While-
32900The Very Thought Of You-
32901Yesterdays-
* Barclay (F) 820.007   Stephane Grappelly Et Son Orchestre A Cordes - Muisque Pour Arreter Le Temps
* Verve MGV 20001   Stephane Grappelli - Musique Pour Arreter Le Temps
* Barclay (F) 82083   Stephane Grappelli - Musique Pour Arreter Le Temps

Stephane Grappelli With Strings

Stephane Grappelli, violin; unidentified strings, Jo Boyer, arranger, director.: same personnel.
Paris, France, October 13, 1956
32822Please Be KindBarclay (F) 82083, 820.007; Verve MGV 20001
32823Moonlight In Vermont-
32824I've Got You Under My SkinBarclay (F) 82083; Verve MGV 20001
32825Darling, Je Vous Aime BeaucoupBarclay (F) 82083, 820.007; Verve MGV 20001
32826Lazy Bones-
* Barclay (F) 820.007   Stephane Grappelly Et Son Orchestre A Cordes - Muisque Pour Arreter Le Temps
* Verve MGV 20001   Stephane Grappelli - Musique Pour Arreter Le Temps
* Barclay (F) 82083   Stephane Grappelli - Musique Pour Arreter Le Temps

The Fabulous McCleverty's

The Fabulous McCleverty's, vocal group; and others.
NYC, October 15, 1956
20442-6Don't Blame It On ElvisVerve V 10029, MGV 2034
20443-7Whoole WholaVerve MGV 2034
20444-2Coldest Woman-
20445-6Man Smart (The Woman Is Smarter)-
20446-1Redhead-
20447-1Rock Gombary-
* Verve MGV 2034   The Fabulous McCleverty's - Calypso
* Verve V 10029   The Fabulous McCleverty's - Don't Blame It On Elvis / Tickle, Tickle

Illinois Jacquet Sextet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Jimmy Jones, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, October 16, 1956
4022-4AchtungClef MGC 750
4023-4Harlem Nocturne-
4024-3Las Vegas Blues-
4025-3Can't We Be Friends-
4026-8Have You Met Miss Jones-
4027-4Lullaby Of The Leaves-
* Clef MGC 750; Verve MGV 8023   Illinois Jacquet - Swing's The Thing

Tour De Force

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, October 16, 1956
4028-2Ballad MedleyVerve MGV 8212
* Verve MGV 8212   Various Artists - Tour De Force

Dizzy Gillespie Septet

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Stan Getz, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 16, 1956
4029-2BebopVerve MGV 8198, VE2 2521
4030-2We (My Honey And Me)-
4031-?Dark Eyes (alternate take)Verve (J) J28J-25115
4031-3Dark EyesVerve MGV 8198, VE2 2521
4032-3Lover Come Back To Me-
* Verve MGV 8198   Various Artists - For Musicians Only
* Verve VE2 2521   Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz - Diz And Getz
* Verve (J) J28J-25115   Various Artists - For Musicians Only

Howard Roberts Quintet With Strings

Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Marty Paich, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; unidentified woodwinds and strings.
Los Angeles, CA, October 22, 1956
4033-5An Orchid For Miss SterlingNorgran MGN 1106; Verve V/V6 8662
4034-3Ah MooreNorgran MGN 1106
4035-16Indian Summer-
4036-3Serenata BurlescaNorgran MGN 1106; Verve V/V6 8662
* Norgran MGN 1106   Howard Roberts - Mr. Roberts Plays Guitar (not released)
= Verve MGV 8192   Howard Roberts - Mr. Roberts Plays Guitar
* Verve V/V6 8662   Howard Roberts - Velvet Groove

Stuff Smith Trio

Stuff Smith, violin; Dudley Brooks, piano; Jess Simpkins, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, October 25, 1956
4037-3HillcrestVerve MGV 2041
4038-1Blues That I Know-
4039-1Skip It-
4040-1Uh-Ruh-
* Verve MGV 2041   Stuff Smith Trio (not released)

The Fabulous McCleverty's

The Fabulous McCleverty's, vocal group; and others.
NYC, November 8, 1956
20448I Want To Settle DownVerve MGV 2034
20449Chicken Gumbo-
20450-1Tickle, TickleVerve V 10029, MGV 2034
20451Landlady Wants RentVerve MGV 2034
20452Money Honey-
20454Parakeets-
* Verve MGV 2034   The Fabulous McCleverty's - Calypso
* Verve V 10029   The Fabulous McCleverty's - Don't Blame It On Elvis / Tickle, Tickle

Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra

Gene Duermeyer, Maynard Ferguson, Carlton McBeath, Ollie Mitchell, Ralph Mullens, trumpet; Dave Wells, bass trumpet; Roy Anderson, Bob Burgess, Dick Nash, trombone; Charlie Barnet, soprano, alto sax; Dick Paladino, Willie Smith, alto sax; Bill Holman, Bill Trujillo, tenor sax; Bob Dawes, baritone sax; Norman Pockrandt, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Wooten, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1956
20460-5Blue RoseVerve MGV 2040
20461-4Lemon Twist-
20462-2Lumby-
20463-2Hear Me Talking To You-
* Verve MGV 2040   Charlie Barnet - Lonely Street

Howard Roberts Nonet

Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone, trombone; Bob Cooper, Don Davidson, Herb Geller, Harry Klee, reeds; Marty Paich, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar; Jules Bertaux, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; unidentified strings.
Los Angeles, CA, November 9, 1956
20582-13The InnocentsNorgran MGN 1106; Verve V/V6 8662
20583-21My Shining Hour-
* Norgran MGN 1106   Howard Roberts - Mr. Roberts Plays Guitar (not released)
= Verve MGV 8192   Howard Roberts - Mr. Roberts Plays Guitar
* Verve V/V6 8662   Howard Roberts - Velvet Groove

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Carl Drinkard, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Carson Smith, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; Gilbert Millstein, narrator.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, November 10, 1956
Lady Sings The BluesVerve V/V6 8410, 2V6S 8816
It Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do-
God Bless The Childunissued
Trav'lin' LightVerve V/V6 8410
Miss Brown To Youunissued
I Love My ManVerve V/V6 8410
Too Marvelous For Wordsunissued
Body And SoulVerve V/V6 8410
Don't ExplainVerve V/V6 8410, 2V6S 8816
Them There Eyesunissued
Buck Clayton, trumpet; Tony Scott, clarinet; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Carl Drinkard, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Carson Smith, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.
YesterdaysVerve V/V6 8410
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone-
I'll Be Seeing You-
My ManVerve V/V6 8410, 2V6S 8816
I Cried For YouVerve V/V6 8410
Fine And MellowVerve V/V6 8410, 2V6S 8816
I Cover The WaterfrontVerve V/V6 8410
What A Little Moonlight Can Do-
Lover Manunissued
I Only Have Eyes For You-
Strange Fruit-
Easy Living-
Porgy-
* Verve V/V6 8410   The Essential Billie Holiday
* Verve 2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday

Stuff Smith Trio

Stuff Smith, violin; Jimmy Jones, piano; Red Callender, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, November 19, 1956
4041-3My ThoughtsVerve MGV 2041
4042-2Live And You'll Learn-
4043-1Nights Fall Again-
4044-1Minuette In Swing-
4045-3Midway-
4046-1I Lost My Heart By The River-
4047-1Won't You Take A Lesson In Love-
4048-1What I Say-
* Verve MGV 2041   Stuff Smith Trio (not released)

Ray Brown Big Band

Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Ray Linn, trumpet; Herbie Harper, trombone; Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet, tenor, baritone sax; Jack Dulong, Herb Geller, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, November 21, 1956
4049-6Little ToeNorgran MGN 1105
4050-7All Of You-
4051-6Everything I Have Is Yours-
4052-3Alone Together-
4053unknown titleVerve unissued
* Norgran MGN 1105   Ray Brown - Bass Hit! (not released)
= Verve MGV 8022   Ray Brown - Bass Hit!

Ray Brown Big Band

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, Ray Linn, trumpet; Herbie Harper, trombone; Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet, tenor, baritone sax; Jack Dulong, Herb Geller, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.: Conrad Gozzo, trumpet; Mel Lewis, drums; replaces Candoli, Stoller.
Los Angeles, CA, November 23, 1956
4054-20Will You Still Be MineNorgran MGN 1105
4055-6My Foolish Heart-
4056-4Blues For Sylvia-
4057-8Blues For Lorraine-
* Norgran MGN 1105   Ray Brown - Bass Hit! (not released)
= Verve MGV 8022   Ray Brown - Bass Hit!

Ray Brown Solo

Ray Brown, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, November 23, 1956
4058-7Solo For Unaccompanied BassNorgran MGN 1105
* Norgran MGN 1105   Ray Brown - Bass Hit! (not released)
= Verve MGV 8022   Ray Brown - Bass Hit!

Stan Getz Quartet

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Lou Levy, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 24, 1956
4059-1Blues For Mary JaneVerve MGV 8294
4060-3There'll Never Be Another You-
4061-2You're Blase-
4062-1Too Close For Comfort-
4063-2Like Someone In Love-
4064-5How About You-
* Verve MGV 8294   Stan Getz - The Steamer

Kid Ory Band

Alvin Alcorn, trumpet; Kid Ory, trombone, vocals; Phil Gomez, clarinet; Cedric Haywood, piano; Julian Davidson, guitar; Wellman Braud, bass; Kansas Fields, drums.
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, December 5, 1956
Tiger RagVerve MGV 8254
Memphis Blues-
Dippermouth Blues-
Four Or Five Times-
South-
Washington And Lee Swing-
Down In Jungle Town-
Basin Street Blues-
* Verve MGV 8254   Kid Ory In Europe

Stephane Grappelli With Strings

Stephane Grappelli, violin; unidentified strings, Jo Boyer, arranger, director.
Paris, France, December 7, 1956
33557NuagesBarclay (F) 82083, 820.007; Verve MGV 20001
33558Day After Day-
33559The Way You Look Tonight-
33560Moonglow-
33561Ah! Que Revienne-
* Barclay (F) 820.007   Stephane Grappelly Et Son Orchestre A Cordes - Muisque Pour Arreter Le Temps
* Verve MGV 20001   Stephane Grappelli - Musique Pour Arreter Le Temps
* Barclay (F) 82083   Stephane Grappelli - Musique Pour Arreter Le Temps

Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra

Dave Wells, bass trumpet; Charlie Barnet, alto sax; Norman Pockrandt, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Wooten, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; unidentified strings, Russ Garcia, arranger, director.
Los Angeles, CA, December 15, 1956
20464-10I Gotta Right To Sing The BluesVerve MGV 2040
20465-6Serenade In Blue-
20466-2Lonely StreetVerve V 10036, MGV 2040
20467-7Isn't This A Lovely DayVerve MGV 2040
* Verve MGV 2040   Charlie Barnet - Lonely Street
* Verve V 10036   Charlie Barnet - Myna / Lonely Street

Anita O'Day

Harry Edison, trumpet; Larry Bunker, vibes; Paul Smith, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Anita O'Day, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, December 18, 1956
20468-7Don't Be The WayVerve MGV 2043
20469-8Let's Face The Music And Dance-
20470-6I Used To Be Color Blind-
20471-5Pick Yourself Up-
* Verve MGV 2043   Pick Yourself Up With Anita O'Day

Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Conte Candoli, trumpet #1-6; Frank Rosolino, trombone #1; Bud Shank, alto sax #1,2,4-6; Stan Getz, tenor sax #1,2,4-6; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax #1-6; Paul Smith, piano #1,2,4-6; Andre Previn, piano #3,7; Al Hendrickson, guitar #2,4,6,7; Joe Mondragon, bass; Stan Levey, drums #1-6; Alvin Stoller, drums #7; Buddy Bregman, arranger, director #1,2,4-6.
Los Angeles, CA, December 18, 1956
1. 20472-6Kicks SwingsVerve MGV 2042
2. 20473-8Honey Chile-
3. 20474-2Mulliganville-
4. 20475-3Melody Lane-
5. 20476-5Melody Room-
6. 20477-2Melodyville-
7. 20478-1Go Kicks-
* Verve MGV 2042, MGVS 6013   Buddy Bregman - Swinging Kicks

Anita O'Day With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, Conrad Gozzo, Ray Linn, trumpet; Milt Bernhardt, Frank Rosolino, Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Herb Geller, Bud Shank, alto sax; Georgie Auld, Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, baritone sax; Paul Smith, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Anita O'Day, vocals; unidentified strings, Buddy Bregman, arranger, director.
Los Angeles, CA, December 19, 1956
20479-9There's A Lull In My LifeVerve MGV 2043
20480-3Man With A Horn-
20481-6Ivyunissued
20482-4Stars Fell On AlabamaVerve MGV 2043
* Verve MGV 2043   Pick Yourself Up With Anita O'Day

Anita O'Day With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, Conrad Gozzo, Ray Linn, trumpet; Milt Bernhardt, Frank Rosolino, Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Herb Geller, Bud Shank, alto sax; Georgie Auld, Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, baritone sax; Paul Smith, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Anita O'Day, vocals; unidentified strings, Buddy Bregman, arranger, director.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, December 20, 1956
20483-8Let's BeginVerve MGV 2043
20484-4 | 62VK215Sweet Georgia BrownVerve MGV 2043, V/V6 8505, VK 107
20485-2I Never Had A ChanceVerve MGV 2043
20486-9Stompin' At The Savoy-
20487-5I Won't Dance-
* Verve MGV 2043   Pick Yourself Up With Anita O'Day
* Verve V/V6 8505   Various Artists - The Essential Jazz Vocals
* Verve VK 107   Anita O'Day - Boogie Blues / Sweet Georgia Brown

Buddy Bregman's Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo, Ray Linn, trumpet; Milt Bernhardt, Frank Rosolino, Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Herb Geller, Bud Shank, alto sax; Georgie Auld, Bob Cooper, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, baritone sax; Andre Previn, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Buddy Bregman, arranger, director.
Los Angeles, CA, December 20, 1956
20488-5Derek's BluesVerve V 10107, MGV 2042
20489-2Terror RideVerve MGV 2042
20490-4The Flight-
20491-4Lost Keys-
20492-3Bada Blues-
20493-1Gage Flips-
20494-2End Of The Party-
20495-3Wild PartyVerve V 10107, MGV 2042
20496-1Tom's IdeaVerve MGV 2042
Ben Webster, tenor sax; Andre Previn, piano.
20497-4Kicks Is In Love-
* Verve MGV 2042, MGVS 6013   Buddy Bregman - Swinging Kicks
* Verve V 10107   Buddy Bregman - Derek's Blues / Wild Party

Lizzie Miles With Bob Scobey's Band

Bob Scobey, trumpet; Jack Buck, trombone; Bill Napier, clarinet; Ralph Sutton, piano; Clancy Hayes, banjo, guitar; Bob Short, bass, tuba; Fred Higuera, drums; Lizzie Miles, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, 1956
On Revival DayVerve MGV 1009
Make Me A Pallet On The Floor-
Jimtown Blues-
Wild Man Blues-
Baby, Won't You Please Come Home-
Deep Henderson-
Ain't Misbehavin'-
Squeeze Me-
Frog-I-More Rag-
When You're Smilin'-
Down And Out Blues-
Tiger Rag-
* Verve MGV 1009   Bob Scobey, Lizzie Miles - Music From Bourbon Street

Tal Farlow Trio

Eddie Costa, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Vinnie Burke, bass.
NYC, 1956
2823-6ChucklesNorgran MGN 1102
2824-1You Don't Know What Love Is-
2825-3How About You-
2826-2Broadway-
2827-2Anything Goes-
2828-2Isn't It Romantic-
2829-2Yesterdays-
2830-4There Is No Greater Love-
* Norgran MGN 1102; Verve MGV 8021   Tal Farlow - Tal

Dalida

Dalida, vocals; unidentified studio band.
Paris, France, 1956
32239MadonaVerve MGV 20003
32240Flamenco Bleu-
32241Guitare Flamenco-
32243Mon Coeur Va-
32902La Violetera-
32904Le Torrent-
32905Gitane-
32906Faado-
* Verve MGV 20003   Elle S'appelle Dalida

Spike Jones And His City Slickers

Spike Jones, drums; and others.
1956
20421Jingle Bells Medley: Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town / The Christmas Song / Jingle BellsVerve MGV 2021
20422All I Want For Xmas Is My Two Front Teeth-
20423The Night Before Christmas-
20424Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer-
20425Silent Night-
20426Sleigh Ride-
20427My Birthday Comes On ChristmasVerve 2026, MGV 2021
20428Snow Medley: The First Snow Fall / Let It SnowVerve MGV 2021
20429Nuthin' For Christmas-
20430Deck The Halls With Boughs Of Holly / Away In A Manger / It Came Upon A Midnight Clear / The First Noel-
20431Winter Wonderland / Silver Bells / White Christmas-
20432(I'm The) Angel In The Christmas Play-
20433Christmas Cradle Song-
20434Frosty The Snowman-
20435Hark! The Herald Angels Sing / O Little Town Of Bethlehem / Joy To The World / O Come All Ye Faithful-
20436Xmas Alphabet / Merry Xmas Polka / Xmas In America-
20437Wouldn't It Be Fun To Be Santa Claus' SonVerve 2026, MGV 2021
20438Christmas IslandVerve MGV 2021
20439It's Christmas Time / Sleep Well Little Children-
20440Here Comes Santa Claus-
20441What Are You Doing New Year's Eve-
* Verve MGV 2021   Spike Jones - Let's Sing A Song Of Christmas
= Verve V/V6 8564   Spike Jones - 35 Reasons Why Christmas Can Be Fun
* Verve 2026, V 10026   Spike Jones - My Birthday Comes On Christmas / Wouldn't It Be Fun To Be Santa Claus' Son

Ella Fitzgerald With Nelson Riddle's Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
1956?
Beale Street BluesVerve V 10128
* Verve V 10128   Ella Fitzgerald - Beale Street Blues / St. Louis Blues