Verve Records Discography: 1961

1961 (5th anniversary)

Ella Fitzgerald With Billy May Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Billy May, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1961

26909-5That Old Black MagicVerve V/V6-4046-2, V/V6-4057
26910-5Blues In The Night-
26911-4I Gotta Right To Sing The BluesVerve V/V6-4046-2, V/V6-4058
26912-5Stormy WeatherVerve V/V6-4046-2, V/V6-4057
26913-2One For My BabyVerve V/V6-4046-2, V/V6-4058
26914-2Lost It For Meunissued
26915-3My Shining HourVerve V/V6-4046-2, V/V6-4057
26916-3Ill Wind-
26917-7Over The RainbowVerve V/V6-4046-2, V/V6-4058
26918-6This Time The Dream's On MeVerve V/V6-4046-2, V/V6-4057
26919-1It Was Written In The StarsVerve V/V6-4046-2, V/V6-4058
26920-2Heart And Soulunissued

* Verve V/V6-4046-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Harold Arlen Song Book   1961
* Verve V/V6-4057   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Harold Arlen Song Book Vol. 1   1962
* Verve V/V6-4058   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Harold Arlen Song Book Vol. 2   1962

Ella Fitzgerald With Billy May Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Billy May, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, January 16, 1961

26921-4Between The Devil And The Deep Blue SeaVerve V/V6-4046-2, V/V6-4057
26922-4Let's Fall In Love-
26923-5Happiness Is Just A Thing Called JoeVerve V/V6-4046-2, V/V6-4058
26924-6Out Of This World-
26925-2Come Rain Or Come Shine-

* Verve V/V6-4046-2   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Harold Arlen Song Book   1961
* Verve V/V6-4057   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Harold Arlen Song Book Vol. 1   1962
* Verve V/V6-4058   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Harold Arlen Song Book Vol. 2   1962

Anita O'Day With Johnny Mandel Orchestra

John Anderson, Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon, Ray Triscari, trumpet; Stu Williamson, trumpet, valve trombone; Louis McCreary, Dick Nash, Frank Rosolino, trombone; Joe Maini, alto, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Larry Bunker, vibes; Russ Freeman, piano; Al Viola, guitar; Buddy Clark, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Anita O'Day, vocals; Johnny Mandel, arranger, director.

Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 1961

23441-5Trav'lin' LightVerve V/V6-2157, VE-2-2534
23442-3Don't Explain-
23443-7I Hear Music-
23444-2Crazy, He Calls Me-
23445-3Lover Come Back To Me-
23446-4If The Moon Turns Green-

* Verve V/V6-2157   Anita O'Day - Trav'lin' Light   1961
* Verve VE-2-2534   Anita O'Day - The Big Band Sessions   1979

Anita O'Day

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Buddy Clark, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Anita O'Day, vocals; Russell Garcia, arranger.

Los Angeles, CA, January 19, 1961

23447-6RememberVerve V/V6-2157
23448-7What A Little Moonlight Can Do-
23449-6The Moon Looks Down And Laughs-
23450-8Some Other Spring-
23451-9Miss Brown To You-
23452-14God Bless The Child-

* Verve V/V6-2157   Anita O'Day - Trav'lin' Light   1961

Terry Gibbs' Dream Band

Conte Candoli, Frank Higgins, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Bob Edmondson, Vern Friley, Frank Rosolino, trombone; Charlie Kennedy, Joe Maini, alto sax; Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Jack Nimitz, baritone sax; Terry Gibbs, vibes; Pat Moran, piano; Buddy Clark, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Manny Albam, Al Cohn, Bill Holman, Shorty Rogers, arranger.

"Summit Club", Hollywood, CA, January 20, 21 & 22, 1961

23453Day In, Day OutVerve V/V6-2151
23454Too Close For Comfort-
23455Summit Blues-
23456Nose ConeVerve V-10234, V/V6-2151
23457T And SVerve V/V6-2151
23458Main Stem-
23473Limerick WaltzVerve V-10234, V/V6-2151
23474Ja-DaVerve V/V6-2151
23475You Don't Know What Love Is-
23476Sweet Georgia Brown-

* Verve V/V6-2151   The Exciting Terry Gibbs Big Band!!!!!! - Recorded Live At The Summit In Hollywood   1961
= Contemporary C-7656, CCD-7656-2   Terry Gibbs Dream Band Volume Four - Main Stem   1990
* Verve V-10234   Terry Gibbs - Nose Cone / Limerick Waltz   1961

Jonathan Winters

Jonathan Winters, comedian.

"San Jose Civic Auditorium", San Jose, CA, January 23, 1961

Opening - CaliforniaVerve V/V6-15032
Igor And The MonsterVerve V/V6-15032, V-15057
The Lost Island-
New FrontiersVerve V/V6-15032
Civil War-
TV Commercials / American In Paris-
Moon Map / Ivy Leaguer-
Human Torpedo-
Sail Cat-
My School DaysVerve V/V6-15032, V/V6-15041

* Verve V/V6-15032   Jonathan Winters - Another Day, Another World   1962
* Verve V-15057   Jonathan Winters - Movies Are Better Than Ever   1967
* Verve V/V6-15041   Jonathan Winters' Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World   1964

Ella Fitzgerald

Lou Levy, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Wilfred Middlebrooks, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, January 23, 1961

26926-6On A Slow Boat To ChinaVerve unissued
26927-7You're Driving Me Crazy-
26928-4Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most-
26929-4This Year's Kisses-
26930-5'Round Midnight-
26931-7The One I Love Belongs To Somebody Else-
26932-8I Got A Guy-
26933-32This Could Be The Start Of Something Big-
26934-1Stella By Starlight-

Jonathan Winters

Jonathan Winters, comedian.

San Francisco, CA, January 27, 1961

26953Opening - Portugese Pirate ShipVerve V/V6-15025
26954Test Flight-
26955Billy The Kid-
26956New Flying SaucerVerve V/V6-15025, V/V6-15047, V-15052
26957OpeningVerve V/V6-15025
26958Oldest Airline Stewardess - Maude FrickertVerve V/V6-15025, V/V6-15041, V/V6-15047, V-15052
26959Child PsychiatristVerve V/V6-15025
26960Driving On The Turnpike - Thoughts Of A Turtle-

* Verve V/V6-15025   Jonathan Winters - Here's Jonathan   1961
* Verve V/V6-15047   Great Moments Of Comedy With Jonathan Winters   1964
* Verve V-15052   Jonathan Winters - The Best Of Maude Frickert & Elwood P. Suggins   1966
* Verve V/V6-15041   Jonathan Winters' Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World   1964

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Ray Nance, trumpet; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Emil Richards, vibes; Russ Freeman, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January 31, 1961

23463-1On The Sunny Side Of The StreetVerve unissued
23464-3Got Nobody Now-
23465-1Have A Rib-
23466-1It's Nookie-
23467-1Got One Going-
23468-4Exactly Like You-
23469-6I'm Beginning To See The Light-
23470-1Virginia's Lament-
23471-1Tipsy Joe-
23472-1Wailing On The Champagne-

Mel Torme With Johnny Mandel Orchestra

Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Stu Williamson, valve trombone; Joe Maini, alto sax; Ed Theodore, tenor sax; Bill Perkins, baritone sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Mel Torme, vocals; Johnny Mandel, arranger, director.

Los Angeles, CA, February 2, 1961

23477-4 | 62VK554Oh What A Night For LoveVerve V/V6-2153
23478-2 | 62VK551Down For Double-
23479-4 | 62VK555Sent For You Yesterday-
23480-2 | 62VK552Outskirts Of Town-
23481-1 | 62VK553Blue And Sentimental-
23482-1 | 62VK556In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down)-

* Verve V/V6-2153   Mel Torme - I Dig The Duke, I Dig The Count   not released
= Verve V/V6-8491   -   1962

Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Dandridge, vocals; unidentified orchestra.

February 2, 1961

23459-2SomebodyVerve V-10231, 314 547 514-2
23460-4Stay With It-
23461-5It's A Beautiful EveningVerve 314 547 514-2
23462-2Smooth Operator-

* Verve 314 547 514-2   Dorothy Dandridge - Smooth Operator
* Verve V-10231   Dorothy Dandridge - Somebody / Stay With It   1961

The Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, leader; Leo Wright, alto sax, flute; Lalo Schifrin, piano; Bob Cunningham, bass; Chuck Lampkin, drums.

"The Museum Of Modern Art", NYC, February 9, 1961

61VK257KushVerve V/V6-8401
61VK258Salt Peanuts-
61VK259The Mooche-
61VK260Night In TunisiaVerve V/V6-8401, V/V6-8566
I Can't Get Startedunissued
Groovin' High-
Hot House-
Confirmation-
Manteca-
I Remember Clifford-

* Verve V/V6-8401   An Electrifying Evening With The Dizzy Gillespie Quintet   1961
* Verve V/V6-8566   The Essential Dizzy Gillespie   1963

Stan Getz Quintet

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Dick Katz, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Connie Kay, drums.

NYC, February 13, 1961

23483-7Upper Manhattan Medical CentreVerve unissued
23484-2Just In Time-

Stan Getz Quartet

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

Chicago, IL, February 20, 1961

23485-1Evening In ParisVerve 815 239-1

* Verve 815 239-1   Stan Getz - Stan The Man

Stan Getz Quartet

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Steve Kuhn, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.

Chicago, IL, February 21, 1961

23486-3Baubles, Bangles And Beadsunissued
23487-1Little Old Lady-
23488-1I Remember Clifford-
23489-2For You, For Me, Forevermore-
23490-3AireginVerve 815 239-1
23491-4Speak Lowunissued
23492-4Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most-

* Verve 815 239-1   Stan Getz - Stan The Man

Johnny Hodges and others

Johnny Hodges, alto sax; and others.

Los Angeles, CA, February 21, 1961

26935-1Sweet CookieVerve unissued
26936-3Frog Hop-
26937-2Zag Zig-
26938-3Dag Knows-
26939-2Twice Daily-
26940-4John Smith-
26941-2Romeo-
26942-5Black Sapphire-
26943-1Fancy Pants-
26944-4Don Juan-

The Jimmy Giuffre 3

Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet; Paul Bley, piano; Steve Swallow, bass.

Olmsted Sound Studios, NYC, March 3, 1961

23493-3Used To BeVerve V/V6-8397
23494-3EmphasisVerve V/V6-8397; ECM (G) ECM 1438/39
23495-1Brief Hesitation-
23496-1Venture-
23497-5Trudgin'-
23498-6Jesus Maria-
23499-3In The Mornings Out There-
23500-8Cry, Want-
23501-4Scootin' About-
AfternoonECM (G) ECM 1438/39

* Verve V/V6-8397   The Jimmy Giuffre 3 - Fusion   1961
* ECM (G) ECM 1438/39   Jimmy Giuffre 3, 1961   1992
= ECM (G) ECM 1438/39 (CD)   -

The Dizzy Gillespie Big Band

John Frosk, Clark Terry, Nick Travis, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Paul Faulise, George Matthews, Arnett Sparrow, Britt Woodman, trombone; John Barrows, Richard Berg, Jim Buffington, Gunther Schuller, French horn; Don Butterfield, tuba; Leo Wright, alto sax, flute; Lalo Schifrin, piano; Art Davis, bass; Chuck Lampkin, drums; Ray Barretto, Julio Collazo, Jose Mangual, percussion; Joe Carroll, vocals.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, March 4, 1961

61VK248This Is The WayVerve V/V6-8423
61VK249Manteca-
61VK250Things To Comeunissued
61VK251Ool-Ya-KooVerve V/V6-8423
61VK252Owunissued
61VK253Emanon-
61VK254Con Alma-
61VK255I Waited For You-
61VK256Tunisian FantasyVerve V/V6-8423
Kush-
61VK660Kush Part 2

* Verve V/V6-8423   The Dizzy Gillespie Big Band - Carnegie Hall Concert: Recorded Live   1961

Sonny Stitt With The Ralph Burns Strings

Sonny Stitt, alto sax; unidentified orchestra, Ralph Burns, arranger, director.

NYC?, March 6 & 7, 1961

23502-4 | 61VK399They Say It's WonderfulVerve MGV-8404
23503-3 | 61VK362Time After Time-
23504-2 | 61VK363I Love You-
23505-2 | 61VK364Once In A While-
23506-1 | 61VK365Talk To Me-
23507-2 | 61VK366Try A Little TendernessVerve MGV-8404, VSP/VSPS-38
23508-2 | 61VK367Back To My Home TownVerve MGV-8404
23509-3 | 61VK368All Of You-
23510-1 | 61VK369I Never Felt That Way Before-
23511-6 | 61VK370World Really Isn't-

* Verve MGV-8404   The Sensual Sound Of Sonny Stitt With The Ralph Burns Strings   not released
= Verve V/V6-8451   -   1962
* Verve VSP/VSPS-38   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad 2   1966

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Ray Nance, trumpet, violin; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax; Al Williams, piano; Aaron Bell, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums.

live in Stockholm, Sweden, March 15, 1961

61VK204C Jam BluesVerve unissued
61VK205The Jeep Is Jumping-
61VK206Good Queen Bess-
61VK207Things Ain't What They Used To Be-
61VK208If I Were A Bell-
61VK209Sophisticated Lady-
61VK210I'll Get By-

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Ray Nance, trumpet, violin; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax; Al Williams, piano; Aaron Bell, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums.: same personnel.

live in Helsinki, Finland, March 16, 1961

61VK211Squeeze MeVerve unissued
61VK212Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me-
61VK213Blues For Madelon-
61VK214Autumn Leaves-

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Ray Nance, trumpet, violin; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax; Al Williams, piano; Aaron Bell, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums.: same personnel.

live in Paris, France, March 18, 1961

61VK215Rose Of The Rio GrandeVerve unissued
61VK216All Of Me-
61VK217On The Sunny Side Of The Street-
61VK218Blue Moon-
61VK219Perdido-
61VK220Take The "A" Train-
61VK221Mood Indigo-
61VK222In My Solitude-
61VK223Satin Doll-

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Ray Nance, trumpet, violin; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax; Al Williams, piano; Aaron Bell, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums.: same personnel.

live in Berlin, West Germany, March 23, 1961

61VK224I Got It Bad And That Ain't GoodVerve unissued
61VK225You Go To My Head-
61VK226Rockin' In Rhythm-
61VK227Stompy Jones-

Phyllis Diller

Phyllis Diller, comedienne.

"Bon Soir", Greenwich Village, NY, March, 1961

Ad Libs-The New LookVerve V/V6-15026, V/V6-15059
The ManagementVerve V/V6-15026, V-15053
Old AgeVerve V/V6-15026, V/V6-15046, V/V6-15059
The Beauty Parlor-
Plastic SurgeryVerve V/V6-15026, V/V6-15046, V-15053
LipstickVerve V/V6-15026, V-15053
The New Cosmetic-
My Moment Of TruthVerve V/V6-15026, V/V6-15046, V/V6-15059
Driving Downtown-
Home MakerVerve V/V6-15026, V/V6-15059
The Suki Yaki Restaurant (Exotic Foods)Verve V/V6-15026, V/V6-15046, V/V6-15059
Sequel To Suki Yaki / The Cleaners / Insecurity-

* Verve V/V6-15026   Phyllis Diller - Laughs   1961
* Verve V/V6-15059   What's Left Of Phyllis Diller   1968
* Verve V-15053   The Best Of Phyllis Diller   1966
= Verve V6-15062   The Beautiful Phyllis Diller   1969
* Verve V/V6-15046   Great Moments Of Comedy With Phyllis Diller   1964

Terry Gibbs Quartet

Terry Gibbs, vibes; Pat Moran, piano; Jimmy Bond, bass; Gary Frommer, drums.

"Shelly's Manne-Hole", Los Angeles, CA, April 5 & 8, 1961

61VK238Moanin'Verve V/V6-8447
61VK239Let My People Blow-
61VK240Blues Wednesday-
61VK241What My Doingunissued
61VK242The Mannehole MarchVerve V/V6-8447
61VK243Lady Bugunissued
61VK244Three Blind MiceVerve VK-10271, V/V6-8447
61VK245What's Newunissued
61VK246I'll Remember April-
61VK247Stella By StarlightVerve V/V6-8447

* Verve V/V6-8447   Terry Gibbs Quartet - That Swing Thing!   1962
* Verve VK-10271   Terry Gibbs - Three Blind Mice / Hippie Twist   1962

Judy Holliday With Gerry Mulligan Orchestra

Al DeRisi, Don Ferrara, Nick Travis, trumpet; Alan Raph, bass trombone; Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone, arranger; Earl Chapin, Fred Klein, Gunther Schuller, French horn; Don Ashworth, oboe, sax; Walter Levinsky, alto sax, clarinet; Al Klink, tenor sax, flute; Gene Allen, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax, arranger, conductor; Bernie Leighton, piano; Bill Crow, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Judy Holliday, vocals; Ralph Burns, Al Cohn, Bill Finnegan, arranger.

NYC, April 10, 1961

61VK321It's Bad For MeDRG SL 5191
61VK322Loving You-
61VK323Blue PreludeVerve unissued
61VK324Supper TimeDRG SL 5191

* DRG SL 5191   Judy Holliday, Gerry Mulligan - Holliday With Mulligan

Ernie Heckscher And His Orchestra

Ernie Heckscher And His Orchestra.

Los Angeles, CA, April 10 & 11, 1961

26996-8Medley: You Are My Lucky Star / ...Verve V/V6-4047
26997-5Under Paris Skies-
26998-3Carioca-
26999-3Non Dimenticar-
27000-10The Third Man Theme-
27001-4Theme From "Never On Sunday"-
27002-3 | 61VK530Song Of The Sad RancheroVerve VK-10238, V/V6-4047
27003-3Medley: The Second Time Around / An Affair To RememberVerve V/V6-4047
27004-7Medley: Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing / Laura / Over The Rainbow-
27005-3Lullaby Of Broadway-
27006-6 | 61VK529St. Louis BluesVerve VK-10238, V/V6-4047
27007-3Medley: Let's Face The Music And Dance / Cheek To CheekVerve V/V6-4047
27008-5Medley: Should I / San Francisco-

* Verve V/V6-4047   Ernie Heckscher And His Orchestra - Hollywood Hits For Dancing   1961
* Verve VK-10238   Ernie Heckscher - Song Of The Sad Ranchero / St. Louis Blues   1961

Judy Holliday With Gerry Mulligan Orchestra

Al DeRisi, Don Ferrara, Nick Travis, trumpet; Alan Raph, bass trombone; Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone, arranger; Earl Chapin, Fred Klein, Gunther Schuller, French horn; Don Ashworth, oboe, sax; Walter Levinsky, alto sax, clarinet; Al Klink, tenor sax, flute; Gene Allen, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax, arranger, conductor; Bernie Leighton, piano; Bill Crow, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Judy Holliday, vocals; Ralph Burns, Al Cohn, Bill Finnegan, arranger.

NYC, April 11, 1961

61VK325I've Got A Right To Sing The BluesDRG SL 5191
61VK326Blue Prelude-
61VK327It Must Be Christmas-
61VK328Hong Kong BluesVerve unissued

* DRG SL 5191   Judy Holliday, Gerry Mulligan - Holliday With Mulligan

Judy Holliday With Gerry Mulligan Orchestra

Al DeRisi, Don Ferrara, Nick Travis, trumpet; Alan Raph, bass trombone; Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone, arranger; Earl Chapin, Fred Klein, Gunther Schuller, French horn; Don Ashworth, oboe, sax; Walter Levinsky, alto sax, clarinet; Al Klink, tenor sax, flute; Gene Allen, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax, arranger, conductor; Bernie Leighton, piano; Bill Crow, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Judy Holliday, vocals; Ralph Burns, Al Cohn, Bill Finnegan, arranger.: same personnel.

NYC, April 12, 1961

61VK329While We're YoungVerve unissued
61VK330The Party's OverDRG SL 5191

* DRG SL 5191   Judy Holliday, Gerry Mulligan - Holliday With Mulligan

Judy Holliday With Gerry Mulligan Orchestra

Al DeRisi, Don Ferrara, Nick Travis, trumpet; Alan Raph, bass trombone; Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone, arranger; Earl Chapin, Fred Klein, Gunther Schuller, French horn; Don Ashworth, oboe, sax; Walter Levinsky, alto sax, clarinet; Al Klink, tenor sax, flute; Gene Allen, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax, arranger, conductor; Bernie Leighton, piano; Bill Crow, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Judy Holliday, vocals; Ralph Burns, Al Cohn, Bill Finnegan, arranger.: same personnel.

NYC, April 14, 1961

61VK331Summer's OverDRG SL 5191

* DRG SL 5191   Judy Holliday, Gerry Mulligan - Holliday With Mulligan

Judy Holliday With Gerry Mulligan Orchestra

Al DeRisi, Don Ferrara, Nick Travis, trumpet; Alan Raph, bass trombone; Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone, arranger; Earl Chapin, Fred Klein, Gunther Schuller, French horn; Don Ashworth, oboe, sax; Walter Levinsky, alto sax, clarinet; Al Klink, tenor sax, flute; Gene Allen, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax, arranger, conductor; Bernie Leighton, piano; Bill Crow, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Judy Holliday, vocals; Ralph Burns, Al Cohn, Bill Finnegan, arranger.: same personnel.

NYC, April 17, 1961

61VK332LazyDRG SL 5191
61VK333What's The Rush-
61VK334Pass That Peace Pipe-

* DRG SL 5191   Judy Holliday, Gerry Mulligan - Holliday With Mulligan

The Paul Smith Ensemble

Paul Smith, piano; Joe Gibbons, Tony Rizzi, guitar; Rollie Bundock, bass; Irv Cottler, drums; Milt Holland, congas; Chico Guerrero, timbales.

Los Angeles, CA, April 24, 1961

27009-15Can't You Imagine ThatVerve V/V6-2156
27010-14Yes, My Heart-
27011-10Very Nice Man-
27012-9She's My Love-
27013-25Sword, Rose And Cape-
27014-19Yum Ticky Tum Tum-
27015-8Theme From "Carnival"-
27016-18It Was Always You-
27017-7Her Face-
27018-9Magic, Magic, Magic-
27019-10Beautiful Candy-
27020-12Direct From Vienna-

* Verve V/V6-2156   Paul Smith   not released
= Verve V/V6-4051   The Paul Smith Ensemble - Carnival! In Percussion   1961

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Sister Rosetta Tharpe, guitar, vocals; unidentified small instrumental group and chorus, Teacho Wiltshire, director.

NYC, April, 1961?

God Is WonderfulVerve V/V6-3005
Just Keep Still-
Everything To Me-
Look In The Good Book, Brother-
With His Great Love-
As You Sow, So Shall You Reap-
There's A Hand Leading Me-
Faith In God-
Woman-
Lonesome Road-

* Verve V/V6-3005   Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Sister On Tour   1961

Ella Fitzgerald

Lou Levy, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Wilfred Middlebrooks, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

"The Crescendo", Los Angeles, CA, May 11 & 21, 1961

23540Mr. PaganiniVerve V-10237
27036 | 64VK316 | 106651Mr. Paganini (as You'll Have To Swing It)Verve V/V6-4052, V/V6-4063, V6-8795
27037Show Me The Simple Lifeunissued
27038I've Got The World On A StringVerve V/V6-4052
27039You're Driving Me CrazyVerve V-10237, V/V6-4052
27040Just In TimeVerve V/V6-4052
27041St. Louis Bluesunissued
27042Blue MoonVerve V/V6-4052
27043On A Slow Boat To Chinaunissued
27044This Could Be The Start Of Something BigVerve V/V6-4052
27045Baby, Won't You Please Come Home-
27046Caravanunissued
27047The Blues-
27048It Might As Well Be SpringVerve V/V6-4052
27049Take The "A" Train-
27050 | 106652Stairway To The StarsVerve V/V6-4052, V6-8795
27051Satin DollVerve V/V6-4052
27052 | 106649Air Mail SpecialVerve V/V6-4052, V6-8795

* Verve V/V6-4052   Ella In Hollywood   1961
* Verve V/V6-4063   The Best Of Ella Fitzgerald - Verve's Choice!   1964
* Verve V6-8795   Ella Fitzgerald
* Verve V-10237   Ella Fitzgerald - Mr. Paganini / You're Driving Me Crazy   1961

Bob Brookmeyer

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; and others.

May 17, 1961

61VK228Deep PurpleVerve unissued
61VK229But Not For Me-
61VK230Untitled Minor Tune-

Dizzy Gillespie, Trumpet Soloist + 21 Conducted By Gunther Schuller, Composed And Arranged By J.J. Johnson

Dizzy Gillespie, solo trumpet; + Bernie Glow, Robert Nagel, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Nick Travis, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Urbie Green, Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Paul Faulise, Dick Hixson, bass trombone; John Barrows, Jim Buffington, Paul Ingraham, Robert Northern, French horn; Harvey Phillips, William Stanley, tuba; Gloria Agostini, Laura Newell, harp; George Duvivier, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Michael Colgrass, percussion; Gunther Schuller, conductor; J.J. Johnson, composer, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 18 & 22, 1961

61VK261The Sword Of OrionVerve V/V6-8411
61VK262Jubelo-
61VK263Blue Mist-
61VK264Fantasia-
61VK265Horn Of Plenty-
61VK266Ballade-

* Verve V/V6-8411   Dizzy Gillespie - Perceptions   1961

Ray Brown Duo

Ray Brown, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

NYC, May 25, 1961

27021Untitled OriginalPlayboy unknown?

Gene Krupa With George Williams Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Jimmy Maxwell, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, trumpet; Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Tom Mitchell, trombone; Don Butterfield, tuba; Toots Mondello, Jerry Sanfino, alto sax; Romeo Penque, Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Danny Bank, tenor sax, flute; Hank Jones, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Gene Krupa, drums; Mousie Alexander, Doug Allen, Joe Venuto, percussion; George Williams, arranger.

Webster Hall, NYC, June 5, 1961

61VK312American BoleroVerve VK-10242, V/V6-8414
61VK313The Galloping ComediansVerve V/V6-8414
61VK314MeadowlandVerve VK-10242, V/V6-8414

* Verve V/V6-8414   Gene Krupa - Percussion King   1961
= Verve V/V6-8450   Gene Krupa - Classics In Percussion!   1962
* Verve VK-10242   Gene Krupa - American Bolero / Meadowland   1961

Gene Krupa With George Williams Orchestra

Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Tom Mitchell, trombone; Don Butterfield, tuba; Toots Mondello, Jerry Sanfino, alto sax; Romeo Penque, Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Danny Bank, tenor sax, flute; Milt Hinton, bass; Gene Krupa, drums; Mousie Alexander, Doug Allen, Joe Venuto, percussion; George Williams, arranger.

Webster Hall, NYC, June 12, 1961

61VK315Espana CaniVerve V/V6-8414
61VK316Arab Dance-
61VK317Valse TristeVerve V/V6-8414, V/V6-8594

* Verve V/V6-8414   Gene Krupa - Percussion King   1961
= Verve V/V6-8450   Gene Krupa - Classics In Percussion!   1962
* Verve V/V6-8594   The Best Of Gene Krupa - Verve's Choice!   1964

Gene Krupa With George Williams Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Jimmy Maxwell, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, trumpet; Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Tom Mitchell, trombone; Don Butterfield, tuba; Toots Mondello, Jerry Sanfino, alto sax; Romeo Penque, Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Danny Bank, tenor sax, flute; Moe Wechsler, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Gene Krupa, drums; Mousie Alexander, Doug Allen, Joe Venuto, percussion; George Williams, arranger.

Webster Hall, NYC, June 16, 1961

61VK318Poet And Peasant OvertureVerve V/V6-8414
61VK319Sabre Dance-
61VK320March (From The Nutcracker Suite)-
61VK320ARitual Fire Dance-

* Verve V/V6-8414   Gene Krupa - Percussion King   1961
= Verve V/V6-8450   Gene Krupa - Classics In Percussion!   1962

Kenyon Hopkins And His Orchestra

Joe Wilder, solo trumpet; Phil Bodner, solo soprano sax; Phil Woods, solo alto sax; Keene Crockett, sound pictures; Mildred Clinton, Paulette Girard, girls' voices; Kenyon Hopkins, arranger, conductor; Creed Taylor, producer.

NYC, June 19 & 20, 1961

61VK621Train Bleu (Sur Le Pont D'Avignon)Verve V/V6-50000
61VK622Pays Des Bikinis-
61VK623Casino-
61VK624Voyage A Bicyclette-
61VK625Port De Peche-
61VK626Scene De Rue-
61VK627Cafe Terrasse-
61VK628Place Elegante (Clair De Lune)-
61VK629Theatre (Can Can)-
61VK630Place Pigalle-
61VK631Au Revoir Paris (Au Clair La Lune)-
61VK632Depart Le Havre-

* Verve V/V6-50000   Kenyon Hopkins - Sound Tour: France   1962

Ella Fitzgerald

Lou Levy, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Stan Levey, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, June 22, 1961

27022-2 | 61VK393Stella By StarlightVerve V/V6-4053
27023-4 | 61VK394This Year's Kisses-
27024-8 | 61VK395Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most-
27025-12 | 61VK396Jersey Bounce-
27026-4 | 61VK397You're My Thrill-
27027-2 | 61VK398Good Morning, Heartache-

* Verve V/V6-4053   Ella Fitzgerald - Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!   1961

Ella Fitzgerald

Lou Levy, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Stan Levey, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, June 23, 1961

27028-6 | 61VK407Born To Be BlueVerve V/V6-4053
27029-1 | 61VK408'Round Midnight-
27030-6 | 61VK409My Reverie-

* Verve V/V6-4053   Ella Fitzgerald - Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!   1961

Ella Fitzgerald

Lou Levy, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Stan Levey, drums; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, June 24, 1961

27031-3 | 61VK410Cry Me A RiverVerve VK-10241, V/V6-4053
27032-4 | 61VK406Singing OffVerve V/V6-4053
27033-5 | 61VK411Clap Hands, Here Comes CharlieVerve VK-10241, V/V6-4053
27034-4 | 61VK412A Night In TunisiaVerve V/V6-4053
27035-1 | 61VK413The Music Goes 'Round And Around-

* Verve V/V6-4053   Ella Fitzgerald - Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!   1961
* Verve VK-10241   Ella Fitzgerald - Cry Me A River / Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie   1961

The Bob Brookmeyer 4

Bob Brookmeyer, trombone, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Bill Crow, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.

NYC, June 29, 1961

61VK231The Wrong BluesVerve V/V6-8413
61VK232I'll Be Around-
61VK233It's So Peaceful In The Country-
61VK234Blues For Alec-
61VK235Who Can I Turn To-
61VK236While We're Young-
61VK237That's The Way It Goes-

* Verve V/V6-8413   The Bob Brookmeyer 4 - 7 x Wilder   1961

Jack Teagarden And His Sextet

Don Goldie, trumpet; Jack Teagarden, trombone, vocals; Henry Guesta, clarinet; Don Ewell, piano; Stan Puls, bass; Ronnie Greb, drums; with Shay Torrent, organ #8.

Chicago, IL, June, 1961

1.Don't Tell A Man About His WomanVerve V/V6-8416, V/V6-8505
2.Basin Street BluesVerve V/V6-8416
3.Froggie Moore Blues-
4.I Don't Want To Miss Mississippi-
5.It's All In Your Mind-
6.Mis'ry And The Blues-
7.Original Dixieland One-Step-
8.Love Lies-
9.Afternoon In August-
10.Peaceful Valley-

* Verve V/V6-8416   Jack Teagarden - Mis'ry And The Blues   1961
* Verve V/V6-8505   Various Artists - The Essential Jazz Vocals   1963

no information

unknown artists.

circa June, 1961???

61VK200The Enchanted SeaVerve unissued
61VK201Abra Kadabra-

Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band

Don Ferrara, Doc Severinsen, Nick Travis, trumpet; Willie Dennis, trombone; Alan Raph, bass trombone; Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone, arranger; Bob Donovan, alto sax, flute; Gene Quill, alto sax, clarinet; Jim Reider, tenor sax; Gene Allen, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax, piano, director; Bill Crow, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Johnny Carisi, Gary McFarland, George Russell, arranger.

Webster Hall, NYC, July 10 & 11, 1961

61VK335All About RosieVerve V/V6-8415
61VK336Weep-
61VK337Chuggin'-
61VK338IsraelVerve V/V6-8415, V/V6-8567
61VK339Summer's OverVerve V/V6-8415
61VK340All About Rosie Part 3-
61VK341I Know, Don't Know How-
61VK342Joost At The Roostunissued, tape no longer exists

* Verve V/V6-8415   Gerry Mulligan Presents A Concert In Jazz   1961
= Mosaic MD4-221   The Complete Verve Gerry Mulligan Concert Band Sessions   2003
* Verve V/V6-8567   The Essential Gerry Mulligan   1963

Stan Getz With Hershy Kay And His Orchestra

Stan Getz, tenor sax; with Norman Carr, Alan Martin, Gerald Tarack, violin; Jacob Glick, viola; Bruce Rogers, cello; Steve Kuhn, piano; possibly John Neves, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; unidentified woodwinds, Hershy Kay, conductor; Eddie Sauter, composer, arranger.

Webster Hall, NYC, July 14, 1961;
NYC, September & October, 1961

61VK275I'm Late, I'm LateVerve VK-10251, V/V6-8412
61VK276HerVerve V/V6-8412, V/V6-8719, V3HB-8844
61VK277PanVerve V/V6-8412
61VK278I Remember WhenVerve VK-10251, V/V6-8412, V3HB-8844

* Verve V/V6-8412   Stan Getz - Focus   1961
= Verve VE-1-2528   -   1978
* Verve V/V6-8719   The Best Of Stan Getz   1967
* Verve V3HB-8844   Stan Getz - Return Engagement   1974
* Verve VK-10251   Stan Getz - I'm Late, I'm Late / I Remember When   1961

Mel Torme With Tony Osborne And His Orchestra

Mel Torme, vocals; Tony Osborne And His Orchestra, Tony Osborne, arranger, conductor.

London, England, July 18, 1961

A Stranger In TownVerve V/V6-8440
Born To Be Blue-
Dancing In The Dark-

* Verve V/V6-8440   Mel Torme - My Kind Of Music   1962

Mel Torme With Wally Stott And His Orchestra

Mel Torme, vocals; Wally Stott And His Orchestra, Wally Stott, arranger, conductor.

London, England, July 19, 1961

I Guess I'll Have To Change My PlanVerve V/V6-8440
County Fair-
Welcome To The Club-
61VK676?The Christmas SongVerve V/V6-8440, V/V6-8593
Alone TogetherVerve V/V6-8440

* Verve V/V6-8440   Mel Torme - My Kind Of Music   1962
* Verve V/V6-8593   The Best Of Mel Torme - Verve's Choice!   1964

Mel Torme With Geoff Love And His Orchestra

Mel Torme, vocals; Geoff Love And His Orchestra, Geoff Love, arranger, conductor.

London, England, July 21, 1961

61VK668?You And The Night And The MusicVerve V/V6-8440, V/V6-8593
By MyselfVerve V/V6-8440
A Shine On Your Shoes-

* Verve V/V6-8440   Mel Torme - My Kind Of Music   1962
* Verve V/V6-8593   The Best Of Mel Torme - Verve's Choice!   1964

The Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

"London House", Chicago, IL, July 27, 1961

101622There Is No Greater LoveVerve V/V6-8681, V3HB-8842
101626Swamp FireVerve V/V6-8681
It Happened In MontereyVerve 314 531 766-2
Billy Boy-

* Verve V/V6-8681   Oscar Peterson - Something Warm   1967
= Verve 314 531 766-2   Oscar Peterson Trio - The London House Sessions   1996
* Verve V3HB-8842   Oscar Peterson - Return Engagement   1974

Randy Sparks

Randy Sparks, vocals; and others.

July 27, 1961

61VK202Flay By NightVerve VK-10240
61VK203Lonely Song In My Heart-

* Verve VK-10240   Randy Sparks - Flay By Night / Lonely Song In My Heart   1961

The Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

"London House", Chicago, IL, July 28, 1961

61VK404I've Never Been In Love BeforeVerve V/V6-8420
61VK405In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning-
61VK470Chicago-
61VK402Billy BoyVerve VK-10268, V/V6-8420
The Lonesome OneVerve V/V6-8660
101623I Remember CliffordVerve V/V6-8681, V3HB-8842
IntroductionVerve 314 531 766-2
On Green Dolphin Street-
Moanin'-
Billy BoyVerve 314 531 766-2, 314 543 321-2
Scrapple From The Apple-
Jim-
Band Call-
The Night We Called It A Day-

* Verve V/V6-8420   Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen - The Trio   1961
= Verve 314 539 063-2   -   1997
= Verve 314 531 766-2   Oscar Peterson Trio - The London House Sessions   1996
* Verve V/V6-8660   Oscar Peterson - Put On A Happy Face   1966
= Verve 314 531 766-2   Oscar Peterson Trio - The London House Sessions   1996
* Verve V/V6-8681   Oscar Peterson - Something Warm   1967
= Verve 314 531 766-2   Oscar Peterson Trio - The London House Sessions   1996
* Verve V3HB-8842   Oscar Peterson - Return Engagement   1974
* Verve 314 543 321-2   Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen - The Sound Of The Trio   2000
* Verve VK-10268   Oscar Peterson - Billy Boy / Yours Is My Heart Alone   1962

Stan Getz With Hershy Kay And His Orchestra

Stan Getz, tenor sax; with Norman Carr, Alan Martin, Gerald Tarack, violin; Jacob Glick, viola; Bruce Rogers, cello; Steve Kuhn, piano; possibly John Neves, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; unidentified woodwinds, Hershy Kay, conductor; Eddie Sauter, composer, arranger.

Webster Hall, NYC, July 28, 1961;
NYC, September & October, 1961

61VK279Night RiderVerve V/V6-8412
61VK280Once Upon A Time-
61VK281A Summer Afternoon-

* Verve V/V6-8412   Stan Getz - Focus   1961
= Verve VE-1-2528   -   1978

Paul Smith Sextet

Paul Smith, piano; Joe Gibbons, guitar; Rollie Bundock, bass; Irv Cottler, drums; Chico Guerrero, Milt Holland, Latin percussion.

Los Angeles, CA, July 28 & August 4, 1961

27062-18MalaguenaVerve unissued
27063-11My Romance-
27064-7The Desert Song-
27065-14My Reverie-
27066-10When I Fall In Love-
27067-13Saturday Night-
27068-13The Surrey With The Fringe On Top-
27069-10Promises-
27070-11Palos Verdes-
27071-6For All We Know-
27072-13You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
27073-12I Could Write A Book-

The Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

"London House", Chicago, IL, July 29, 1961

61VK463The Night We Called It A DayVerve V/V6-8420
61VK471Sometimes I'm Happy-
61VK535Whisper NotVerve V/V6-8420, V3HB-8842
61VK466TricrotismVerve V/V6-8480
61VK661Thag's Dance-
61VK465Ill Wind-
The Lonesome OneVerve 314 531 766-2, 314 539 063-2
The Gravy Waltz-
Woody 'N' You-
Soon-
Daahoud-

* Verve V/V6-8420   Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen - The Trio   1961
= Verve 314 539 063-2   -   1997
= Verve 314 531 766-2   Oscar Peterson Trio - The London House Sessions   1996
* Verve V3HB-8842   Oscar Peterson - Return Engagement   1974
* Verve V/V6-8480   Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen - The Sound Of The Trio   1962
= Verve 314 543 321-2   -   2000
= Verve 314 531 766-2   Oscar Peterson Trio - The London House Sessions   1996

The Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.: same personnel.

"London House", Chicago, IL, possibly July 29, 1961

101627I Love YouVerve V/V6-8681

* Verve V/V6-8681   Oscar Peterson - Something Warm   1967
= Verve 314 531 766-2   Oscar Peterson Trio - The London House Sessions   1996

The Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.: same personnel.

"London House", Chicago, IL, July 30, 1961

As Long As There's MusicVerve 314 531 766-2

* Verve 314 531 766-2   Oscar Peterson Trio - The London House Sessions   1996

The Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.: same personnel.

"London House", Chicago, IL, August 2, 1961

Close Your EyesVerve 314 531 766-2
Cubano Chant-
Sometimes I'm Happy-

* Verve 314 531 766-2   Oscar Peterson Trio - The London House Sessions   1996

Sonny Stitt and others

Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; and others.

NYC, August 2, 1961

61VK371Skittoo'chyVerve unissued
61VK372Pampena-
61VK373My Romance-
61VK374Hi Bell-
61VK375I Want A Little Girl-
61VK376In Walked Joe-

The Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

"London House", Chicago, IL, August 3, 1961

Sophisticated LadyVerve 314 531 766-2
Better Luck Next Time-
Confirmation-

* Verve 314 531 766-2   Oscar Peterson Trio - The London House Sessions   1996

Sonny Stitt and others

Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; and others.

NYC, August 3, 1961

61VK377The Apartment ThemeVerve unissued
61VK378You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To-
61VK379unknown title-

The Jimmy Giuffre 3

Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet; Paul Bley, piano; Steve Swallow, bass.

Olmsted Sound Studios, NYC, August 4, 1961

61VK267That's True, That's TrueVerve V/V6-8402; ECM (G) ECM 1438/39
61VK268IctusVerve V/V6-8402, VE-2-2514; ECM (G) ECM 1438/39, :rarum 8015
61VK269Asphalt (as The Gamut)Verve V/V6-8402; ECM (G) ECM 1438/39
61VK270Sonic-
61VK271CarlaVerve V/V6-8402, VE-2-2514; ECM (G) ECM 1438/39
61VK272Whirrrr-
61VK273GoodbyeVerve V/V6-8402; ECM (G) ECM 1438/39
61VK274Flight-
Me TooECM (G) ECM 1438/39
Temporarily-
Herb And Ictus-

* Verve V/V6-8402   The Jimmy Giuffre 3 - Thesis   1961
* ECM (G) ECM 1438/39   Jimmy Giuffre 3, 1961   1992
= ECM (G) ECM 1438/39 (CD)   -
* Verve VE-2-2514   Various Artists - Masters Of The Modern Piano (1955-1966)   1976
* ECM (G) :rarum 8015   Carla Bley - Selected Recordings   2004

The Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

"London House", Chicago, IL, August 6-July 27, 1961

Billy BoyVerve 314 531 766-2
61VK662On Green Dolphin StreetVerve V/V6-8480, V3HB-8842
61VK469Kadota's BluesVerve V/V6-8480
Put On A Happy FaceVerve V/V6-8660
Old Folks-
Woody'n You-
Yesterdays-
Diablo-
Soon-
101624Autumn LeavesVerve V/V6-8681
101625Blues For Big Scotia-

same session.

61VK403Yours Is My Heart AloneVerve VK-10268

same session.

61VK464DaahoudVerve unissued
61VK468Yesterdays-

same session.

61VK467Blues For Big Scotia-

same session.

(61VK662)There Is No Greater Love-

* Verve V/V6-8480   Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen - The Sound Of The Trio   1962
= Verve 314 543 321-2   -   2000
= Verve 314 531 766-2   Oscar Peterson Trio - The London House Sessions   1996
* Verve V3HB-8842   Oscar Peterson - Return Engagement   1974
* Verve V/V6-8660   Oscar Peterson - Put On A Happy Face   1966
= Verve 314 531 766-2   Oscar Peterson Trio - The London House Sessions   1996
* Verve V/V6-8681   Oscar Peterson - Something Warm   1967
= Verve 314 531 766-2   Oscar Peterson Trio - The London House Sessions   1996
* Verve VK-10268   Oscar Peterson - Billy Boy / Yours Is My Heart Alone   1962

The Mary Kaye Trio

Mary Kaye, Norman Kaye, Frankie Ross, vocals; with Don Burke, Ronald Mancuso, Murray McEachern, Kenny Shroyer, trombone; Red Norvo, vibes; Robert Small, piano; Mary Ellen Pursley, guitar; Ernest McDaniel, bass; George Gustafsson, drums; Chico Guerrero, congas.

Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1961

27074-7 | 61VK647An Occasional ManVerve V/V6-8446
27075-8 | 61VK645All At Once You Love Her-
27076-6 | 61VK646I Should Care-
27077-5 | 61VK644Bill Bailey Fugue-
27078-7 | 61VK648Squeeze Me-

* Verve V/V6-8446   The Mary Kaye Trio - For The Record   1962

Timme Rogers

Timme Rogers, vocals; and others.

NYC, August 9 & 10, 1961

61VK358Open The Door, RichardVerve unissued
61VK359Be Bad-
61VK360Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven-
61VK361Fla-Ga-La-Pa-

The Mary Kaye Trio

Mary Kaye, Norman Kaye, Frankie Ross, vocals; with Don Burke, Ronald Mancuso, Murray McEachern, Kenny Shroyer, trombone; Red Norvo, vibes; Robert Small, piano; Mary Ellen Pursley, guitar; Ernest McDaniel, bass; George Gustafsson, drums; Chico Guerrero, congas.

Los Angeles, CA, August 10, 1961

27079-5 | 61VK649My Kind Of GirlVerve V/V6-8446
27080-6 | 61VK650All About Love-
27081-10 | 61VK651For The First Time-
27082-6 | 61VK652Day By Day-
27083-12 | 61VK653September Song-
27084-3 | 61VK654All Or Nothing At All-
27085-1 | 61VK655Unchained Melody-

* Verve V/V6-8446   The Mary Kaye Trio - For The Record   1962

Timme Rogers

Timme Rogers, vocals; and others.

NYC, August 10, 1961

61VK400Good Whiskey, Bad WomenVerve unissued

Buddy Rich And His Sextet

Rolf Ericson, trumpet; Sam Most, flute; Mike Mainieri, vibes; Johnny Morris, piano; Wyatt Ruther, bass; Buddy Rich, leader, drums.

NYC, August 14, 1961

61VK354CaravanVerve V/V6-8425, V6-8778
61VK355Rose Roomunissued

* Verve V/V6-8425   Buddy Rich And His Sextet - Blues Caravan   1961
* Verve V6-8778   Buddy Rich - Super Rich   1969

Lee Konitz and others

Lee Konitz, alto sax; and others.

NYC, August 15, 1961

61VK302It's Alright With MeVerve unissued
61VK303Foolin' Myself-
61VK304Just Friends-
61VK305I Remember You-

Buddy Rich And His Sextet

Rolf Ericson, trumpet; Sam Most, flute; Mike Mainieri, vibes; Johnny Morris, piano; Wyatt Ruther, bass; Buddy Rich, leader, drums.

NYC, August 16, 1961

61VK356BR BluesVerve V/V6-8425
61VK357Satin Dollunissued

* Verve V/V6-8425   Buddy Rich And His Sextet - Blues Caravan   1961

Buddy Rich And His Sextet

Rolf Ericson, trumpet; Sam Most, flute; Mike Mainieri, vibes; Johnny Morris, piano; Wyatt Ruther, bass; Buddy Rich, leader, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, probably August 16, 1961

Blowin' The Blues AwayVerve V/V6-8425, V6-8778
Late DateVerve V/V6-8425
Young Blood-
I Remember CliffordVerve V/V6-8425, V6-8778

* Verve V/V6-8425   Buddy Rich And His Sextet - Blues Caravan   1961
* Verve V6-8778   Buddy Rich - Super Rich   1969

Lee Konitz and others

Lee Konitz, alto sax; and others.

NYC, August 21, 1961

61VK306Out Of NowhereVerve unissued
61VK307Imagination-
61VK308My Melancholy Baby-
61VK309You Don't Know What Love Is-
61VK310That Old Feeling-
61VK311It's You Or No One-

Johnny Hodges Quintet

Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Wild Bill Davis, organ; Les Spann, guitar, flute; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 23, 1961

61VK292Blue HodgeVerve V/V6-8406
61VK293It Shouldn't Happen To A DreamVerve VK-10273, V/V6-8406
61VK294Why Are You Blue-
61VK295KnucklesVerve V/V6-8406
61VK296Stand By Blues-

* Verve V/V6-8406   Johnny Hodges - Blue Hodge   1961
* Verve VK-10273   Johnny Hodges - It Shouldn't Happen To A Dream / Why Are You Blue   1962

Kai Winding's Trombones And Orchestra

Joe Newman, Doc Severinsen, trumpet; probably Clark Terry, flugelhorn; Billy Byers, Kai Winding, trombone; Tony Studd, George West, bass trombone; Phil Woods, alto sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax, clarinet; probably Ross Tompkins, piano; Harold Gaylor, bass; Ray Rodriguez, bongos; and others.

NYC, August 23, 1961

61VK434Besame MuchoVerve V/V6-8427
61VK435Adios-
61VK436The Surrey With The Fringe Arriba (aka The Surrey With The Fringe On Top)-

* Verve V/V6-8427   Kai Winding's Trombones And Orchestra - Kai Ole   1961

Johnny Hodges Quintet

Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Wild Bill Davis, organ; Les Spann, guitar, flute; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 24, 1961

61VK297Hodge-PodgeVerve V/V6-8406
61VK298There Is No Greater Love-
61VK299And Then Some-
61VK300I Wonder Why-
61VK301Azure Te!-

* Verve V/V6-8406   Johnny Hodges - Blue Hodge   1961

Lee Konitz Trio

Lee Konitz, alto sax; Sonny Dallas, bass; Elvin Ray Jones, drums.

Olmsted Sound Studios, NYC, August 24, 1961

61VK388Foolin' MyselfVerve V/V6-8399
61VK389You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To-
61VK390I'll Remember April-
61VK391I Remember You-
61VK392All Of Me-

* Verve V/V6-8399   Lee Konitz - Motion   1961

Kai Winding's Trombones And Orchestra

Joe Newman, Doc Severinsen, trumpet; probably Clark Terry, flugelhorn; Billy Byers, Kai Winding, trombone; Tony Studd, George West, bass trombone; Phil Woods, alto sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax, clarinet; probably Ross Tompkins, piano; Harold Gaylor, bass; Ray Rodriguez, bongos; and others.

NYC, August 24, 1961

61VK437MantecaVerve V/V6-8427
61VK438Hojas De Otano (aka Autumn Leaves)-
61VK439Dansero-
61VK440Que Pasa-

* Verve V/V6-8427   Kai Winding's Trombones And Orchestra - Kai Ole   1961

Kai Winding's Trombones And Orchestra

Joe Newman, Doc Severinsen, trumpet; probably Clark Terry, flugelhorn; Billy Byers, Kai Winding, trombone; Tony Studd, George West, bass trombone; Phil Woods, alto sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax, clarinet; probably Ross Tompkins, piano; Harold Gaylor, bass; Ray Rodriguez, bongos; and others.: same personnel.

NYC, August 25, 1961

61VK441Hacia El Fin De La Tierra (aka To The Ends Of The Earth)Verve V/V6-8427
61VK442Amour-
61VK443Them There Ojos (aka Them There Eyes)-
61VK444Caribe-
61VK445Esto Es Felicidad-

* Verve V/V6-8427   Kai Winding's Trombones And Orchestra - Kai Ole   1961

Gene Ammons - Sonny Stitt Quintet

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Sonny Stitt, tenor, alto sax; John Houston, piano; Charles Williams, bass; George Brown, drums.

Chicago, IL, August 27, 1961

61VK380Blues Up And DownVerve V/V6-8426
61VK381Bluesunissued
61VK382Bye Bye Blackbird-
61VK383Three Blind Mice-
61VK384Counter ClockwiseVerve V/V6-8426
61VK385There Is No Greater Love-
61VK386The One Before This-
61VK387Autumn Leaves-

* Verve V/V6-8426   Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt - Boss Tenors: Straight Ahead From Chicago August 1961   1962
= Verve 2-V6S-8812   Gene Ammons/Sonny Stitt - Prime Cuts   1972

Cal Tjader And His Sextet

Paul Horn, flute, alto sax; Cal Tjader, vibes; Lonnie Hewitt, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Johnny Rae, drums; Wilfredo Vicente, congas; Armando Peraza, bongos.

Los Angeles, CA, August 28 & 29, 1961

61VK414Ben Hur (Love Theme)Verve V/V6-8419
61VK415Davita-
61VK416On Green Dolphin Street-
61VK417Pauneto's Point-
61VK418Speak Low-
61VK419TristeVerve V/V6-8419, V/V6-8725, V3HB-8843
61VK420MistyVerve V/V6-8419
61VK421Mambo In Miami-
61VK422Ecstasy-
61VK423Half And Half-

* Verve V/V6-8419   Cal Tjader - In A Latin Bag   1961
* Verve V/V6-8725   The Best Of Cal Tjader   1967
* Verve V3HB-8843   Cal Tjader - Return Engagement   1974

Stan Getz - Bob Brookmeyer Quintet

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Steve Kuhn, piano; John Neves, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

San Francisco, CA, September 12 & 13, 1961

61VK286Minuet Circa '61Verve V/V6-8418
61VK287Would You CareVerve V/V6-8418, V/V6-8719
61VK288Nice Work If You Can Get ItVerve VS-200, V/V6-8418
61VK289Thump, Thump, ThumpVerve V/V6-8418
61VK290A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley SquareVerve VS-200, V/V6-8418
61VK291Love Jumped OutVerve V/V6-8418

* Verve V/V6-8418   Stan Getz, Bob Brookmeyer - Recorded Fall 1961   1961
* Verve V/V6-8719   The Best Of Stan Getz   1967
* Verve VS-200   An Introduction To The World Of Stan Getz   1964

Bob Brookmeyer and others

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; and others.

September 14, 1961

61VK446Cohn's TuneVerve unissued
61VK447Slopjah-
61VK448Blue China-
61VK449Manuscript-

Clark Terry - Bob Brookmeyer Quintet

Clark Terry, trumpet, flugelhorn; Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Eddie Costa, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.

possibly September 14 & 15, 1961

73L5916Simple WaltzVerve V6-8836
73L5917Things Ain't What They Used To Be-
73L5918Manuscript-
73L5919Stolen Moments-

* Verve V6-8836   Clark Terry & Bob Brookmeyer - Previously Unreleased Recordings   1973

Oscar Peterson Trio With Milt Jackson

Milt Jackson, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

NYC, September 15, 1961

61VK343Like Someone In Loveunissued
61VK344On Green Dolphin StreetVerve V/V6-8429, V3HB-8842
61VK345Reunion BluesVerve V/V6-8429
61VK346Untitled Peterson Originalunissued

* Verve V/V6-8429   Oscar Peterson Trio With Milt Jackson - Very Tall   1962
* Verve V3HB-8842   Oscar Peterson - Return Engagement   1974

Bob Brookmeyer and others

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; and others.

September 15, 1961

61VK460I Remember CliffordVerve unissued
61VK461Weep No More-
61VK462Things Ain't What They Used To Be-

Oscar Peterson Trio With Milt Jackson

Milt Jackson, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

NYC, September 18, 1961

61VK347HeartstringsVerve V/V6-8429
61VK348The Work SongVerve V/V6-8429, V3HB-8848
61VK349John Brown's BodyVerve V/V6-8429
61VK350A Wonderful GuyVerve V/V6-8429, V/V6-8579
61VK351Untitled Peterson Originalunissued
61VK352Seven Come Eleven-
61VK353Soft Winds-

* Verve V/V6-8429   Oscar Peterson Trio With Milt Jackson - Very Tall   1962
* Verve V3HB-8848   Milt Jackson - Return Engagement   1974?
* Verve V/V6-8579   Various Artists - Winners All! Down Beat Jazz Poll   1964

Anita O'Day

Anita O'Day, vocals; and others.

September 20, 1961

61VK283One More MileVerve unissued
61VK284Boogie Blues-
61VK285The Ballad Of All The Sad Young Men-
61VK458You Came A Long Way From St. Louis-
61VK459Senor Blues-

Anita O'Day

Anita O'Day, vocals; and others.: same personnel.

September 21, 1961

61VK401Up StateVerve unissued

Ray Brown

Ray Brown, bass.

September 28, 1961

61VK450Ray's BluesVerve unissued
61VK451Old Folks-
61VK452Two Feet In The Mud-
61VK453The Very Thought Of You-
61VK454In Walked Ray-
61VK455Ray's Other Blues-
61VK456Afternoon In Paris-
61VK457Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me-

Paul Smith Trio

Paul Smith, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; unidentified strings.

October 3, 1961

61VK424Angel EyesMGM E/SE-4057
61VK425It Might As Well Be Spring-
61VK426I Love Paris-
61VK427Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man-
61VK428It's Only A Paper Moon-

* MGM E/SE-4057   Paul Smith - Memories Of Paris   1962

Paul Smith Trio

Paul Smith, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; unidentified strings.: same personnel.

October 4, 1961

61VK429On The Street Where You LiveMGM E/SE-4057
61VK430Love Come Back To Me-
61VK431Ballad For Woody-
61VK432Love For Sale-
61VK433Night And Day-

* MGM E/SE-4057   Paul Smith - Memories Of Paris   1962

Herb Ellis Quartet

Victor Feldman, vibes; Herb Ellis, guitar; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Ronnie Zito, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, October 12 & 13, 1961

61VK634John Brown's BodyVerve V/V6-8448
61VK635Gravy Waltz-
61VK636Detour Ahead-
61VK637One Note Samba-
61VK638Like Someone In Love-
61VK639You'd Better Be Ready-
61VK640Hey Look Me Overunissued
61VK641ToniVerve V/V6-8448
61VK642Jim's Blues-
61VK643One Note Samba (short version)unissued

* Verve V/V6-8448   Herb Ellis - Softly... But With That Feeling   1962

Anita O'Day With The Gary McFarland Orchestra

Herb Pomeroy, trumpet; Bob Brookmeyer, Willie Dennis, trombone; Walt Levinsky, clarinet, alto sax; Phil Woods, alto sax; Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Barry Galbraith, guitar; Anita O'Day, vocals; Gary McFarland, arranger, director; and others.

NYC, October 16, 1961

61VK481One More MileVerve V/V6-8442
61VK482The Ballad Of All The Sad Young MenVerve V/V6-8442, VE-2-2534
61VK483Up State-
61VK484You Come A Long Way From St. Louis-
61VK485Senor BluesVerve V/V6-8442
61VK486Boogie BluesVerve V/V6-8442, VE-2-2534
61VK487A Woman Alone With The Blues-
61VK488I Want To Sing A SongVerve V/V6-8442
61VK489Night BirdVerve V/V6-8442, VE-2-2534
61VK490Do Nothin' Till You Hear From MeVerve V/V6-8442

* Verve V/V6-8442   Anita O'Day - All The Sad Young Men   1962
* Verve VE-2-2534   Anita O'Day - The Big Band Sessions   1979

Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd and others

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Charlie Byrd, guitar; and others.

October 25, 1961

61VK491Jazz Samba No. 1Verve unissued
61VK492Jazz Samba No. 2-
61VK493Jazz Samba No. 3-

Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd and others

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Charlie Byrd, guitar; and others.: same personnel.

October 26, 1961

61VK494Jazz Samba No. 4Verve unissued
61VK495Jazz Samba No. 5-
61VK496Jazz Samba No. 6-

Eddie Condon Octet

Jimmy McPartland, trumpet, vocals; Jack Teagarden, trombone, vocals; Pee Wee Russell, clarinet; Bud Freeman, tenor sax; Joe Sullivan, piano; Eddie Condon, guitar; Bob Haggart, bass; Gene Krupa, drums.

NYC, October 30, 1961

61VK514Logan SquareVerve V/V6-8441
61VK515Chicago-
61VK516After You've Gone-
61VK517China Boy-

* Verve V/V6-8441   Eddie Condon, Bud Freeman, Bob Haggart, Gene Krupa, Jimmy McPartland, Pee Wee Russell, Joe Sullivan, Jack Teagarden - Chicago And All That Jazz!   1962

Eddie Condon Octet

Jimmy McPartland, trumpet, vocals; Jack Teagarden, trombone, vocals; Pee Wee Russell, clarinet; Bud Freeman, tenor sax; Joe Sullivan, piano; Eddie Condon, guitar; Bob Haggart, bass; Gene Krupa, drums; Lil Armstrong, Blossom Sealey, vocals.

NYC, October 31, 1961

61VK518Take Me To The Land Of JazzVerve V/V6-8441
61VK519Sugar-
61VK521Nobody's Sweetheart-
61VK523Wolverine Blues-
61VK524Chicago-

* Verve V/V6-8441   Eddie Condon, Bud Freeman, Bob Haggart, Gene Krupa, Jimmy McPartland, Pee Wee Russell, Joe Sullivan, Jack Teagarden - Chicago And All That Jazz!   1962

Lil Armstrong Solo

Lil Armstrong, piano.

NYC, October 31, 1961

61VK520The Pearls (as Original Boogie)Verve V/V6-8441
61VK522Original Rag-

* Verve V/V6-8441   Eddie Condon, Bud Freeman, Bob Haggart, Gene Krupa, Jimmy McPartland, Pee Wee Russell, Joe Sullivan, Jack Teagarden - Chicago And All That Jazz!   1962

Benton Ames

Benton Ames.

circa October, 1961???

61VK497Love Theme From "El Cid"Verve VK-10246
61VK498A Farewell To Arms-

* Verve VK-10246   Benton Ames - Love Theme From "El Cid" / A Farewell To Arms   1961

The Bob Brookmeyer Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Joe Newman, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry, trumpet; Wayne Andre, Bob Brookmeyer, Billy Byers, Alan Raph, trombone; Wally Kane, bassoon #1; Eddie Caine, alto sax; Phil Woods, alto sax #1,3; Gene Quill, alto sax #2; Phil Bodner, tenor sax; Al Cohn, tenor sax #2,3; Gene Allen, baritone sax; Eddie Costa, vibes; Hank Jones, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.

NYC, November 6 or 8, 1961

1. 61VK507Gloomy SundayVerve V/V6-8455
2. 61VK508Caravan-
3. 61VK509Some Of My Best Friends-

* Verve V/V6-8455   The Bob Brookmeyer Orchestra - Gloomy Sunday And Other Bright Moments   1962

The Bob Brookmeyer Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry, Nick Travis, trumpet; Wayne Andre, Bob Brookmeyer, Bill Elton, Alan Raph, trombone; Eddie Caine, Phil Woods, alto sax; Phil Bodner, Al Cohn, tenor sax; Gene Allen, baritone sax; Eddie Costa, vibes; Hank Jones, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.

NYC, November 7, 1961

61VK512Ho HumVerve V/V6-8455
61VK513Why Are You Blue-
61VK544Days Gone By, Oh My!-

* Verve V/V6-8455   The Bob Brookmeyer Orchestra - Gloomy Sunday And Other Bright Moments   1962

The Gary McFarland Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Herb Pomeroy, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry, trumpet; Bob Brookmeyer, Billy Byers, Willie Dennis, trombone; Ed Wasserman, clarinet; Phil Woods, alto sax; Al Cohn, Oliver Nelson, tenor sax; Sol Schlinger, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Gary McFarland, arranger, conductor.

NYC, November 8, 1961

61VK503Love From A Heart Of GoldVerve V/V6-8443
61VK506Grand Old Ivy Part II-

* Verve V/V6-8443   The Gary McFarland Orchestra - The Jazz Version "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying"   1962

The Bob Brookmeyer Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry, Nick Travis, trumpet; Wayne Andre, Bob Brookmeyer, Billy Byers, Alan Raph, trombone; Eddie Caine, Eddie Wasserman, alto sax; Phil Bodner, Al Cohn, tenor sax; Gene Allen, baritone sax; Eddie Costa, vibes; Hank Jones, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.

NYC, November 8 or 6, 1961

61VK510Detour AheadVerve V/V6-8455
61VK511Where Oh Where-

* Verve V/V6-8455   The Bob Brookmeyer Orchestra - Gloomy Sunday And Other Bright Moments   1962

The Gary McFarland Orchestra

Joe Newman, Herb Pomeroy, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry, trumpet; Bob Brookmeyer, Billy Byers, Willie Dennis, trombone; Ed Wasserman, clarinet; Phil Woods, alto sax; Al Cohn, Oliver Nelson, tenor sax; Sol Schlinger, baritone sax; Gary McFarland, vibes, arranger, conductor; Hank Jones, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Joe Benjamin, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.

NYC, November 14, 1961

61VK499How To Succeed In Business Without Really TryingVerve VK-10272, V/V6-8443
61VK500Happy To Keep His Dinner WarmVerve V/V6-8443
61VK501Grand Old Ivy-

* Verve V/V6-8443   The Gary McFarland Orchestra - The Jazz Version "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying"   1962
* Verve VK-10272   Gary McFarland - How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying / I Believe In You   1962

The Gary McFarland Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Herb Pomeroy, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry, trumpet; Bob Brookmeyer, Billy Byers, Willie Dennis, trombone; Ed Wasserman, clarinet; Phil Woods, alto sax; Al Cohn, Oliver Nelson, tenor sax; Sol Schlinger, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Gary McFarland, arranger, conductor.

NYC, November 15, 1961

61VK502Paris OriginalVerve V/V6-8443
61VK504I Believe In YouVerve VK-10272, V/V6-8443
61VK505Brotherhood Of ManVerve V/V6-8443

* Verve V/V6-8443   The Gary McFarland Orchestra - The Jazz Version "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying"   1962
* Verve VK-10272   Gary McFarland - How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying / I Believe In You   1962

Frances Faye

Stu Williamson, trumpet; Bud Shank, alto sax; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Frances Faye, vocals; Marty Paich, arranger, conductor; and others.

Los Angeles, CA, November 20, 1961

61VK531Do Nothing Till You Hear From MeVerve V/V6-8434
61VK532It's All Right With Me-
61VK533Love For Sale-
61VK534So In Love-

* Verve V/V6-8434   Swinging All The Way With Frances Faye   1962

Johnny Hodges and others

Johnny Hodges, alto sax; and others.

November 20, 1961

61VK525Twist TimeVerve unissued
61VK526Tippin' In-
61VK527Castle Twist-
61VK528For Dancers Only-

Frances Faye

Stu Williamson, trumpet; Bud Shank, alto sax; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Frances Faye, vocals; Marty Paich, arranger, conductor; and others.

Los Angeles, CA, November 21, 1961

61VK536Should IVerve V/V6-8434
61VK537Them Who Has Gets-
61VK538There Will Never Be Another You-
61VK539Miss Otis Regrets-

* Verve V/V6-8434   Swinging All The Way With Frances Faye   1962

Frances Faye

Stu Williamson, trumpet; Bud Shank, alto sax; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Frances Faye, vocals; Marty Paich, arranger, conductor; and others.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, November 24, 1961

61VK540Everything Happens To MeVerve V/V6-8434
61VK541More Than You Know-
61VK542That's All-
61VK543Don't Worry 'Bout Me-

* Verve V/V6-8434   Swinging All The Way With Frances Faye   1962

Kid Ory Band

Andy Blakeney, trumpet; Kid Ory, trombone; Bob McCracken, clarinet; Bob Van Eps, piano; John St. Cyr, guitar; Bob Boyack, bass; Doc Cenardo, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, December 4, 1961

61VK552Bill BaileyVerve unissued
61VK553Heebie Jeebies-
61VK554Brush Stomp-
61VK555Sweet Little Papa-
61VK556Cornet Shop Suey-
61VK557Without You-
61VK558Muskrat Ramble-
61VK559Little Liza Jane-
61VK560Ory's Boogie-
61VK561Squeeze Me-
61VK562Crazy About The Way You Walk-
61VK563Big Butter And Egg Man-

Kid Ory Band

Andy Blakeney, trumpet; Kid Ory, trombone; Bob McCracken, clarinet; Bob Van Eps, piano; John St. Cyr, guitar; Bob Boyack, bass; Doc Cenardo, drums.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 5, 1961

61VK564Storyville BluesVerve V/V6-8456
61VK565Doctor Jazz-
61VK566Milenberg Joys-
61VK567Jelly Roll Blues-
61VK568Winin' Boy Blues-
61VK569Boogaboo-
61VK570Smoke House-
61VK571Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans-

* Verve V/V6-8456   The Kid Ory Story - Storyville Nights   1962

Johnny Hodges With Billy Strayhorn And The Orchestra

Cat Anderson, Shorty Baker, Bill Berry, Ed Mullens, trumpet; Howard McGhee, trumpet #6; Lawrence Brown, Quentin Jackson, trombone; Chuck Connors, bass trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Russell Procope, alto sax, clarinet; Paul Gonsalves, Jimmy Hamilton, tenor sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Jimmy Jones, piano; Aaron Bell, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums; Billy Strayhorn, arranger, conductor.

NYC, December 11, 1961

1. 61VK572StardustVerve V/V6-8452
2. 61VK573I Got It Bad And That Ain't GoodVerve V/V6-8452, VSP/VSPS-3
3. 61VK574Passion Flowerunissued
4. 61VK575Don't Get Around Much AnymoreVerve V/V6-8452, VSP/VSPS-3
5. 61VK576Jeep's Blues-
6. 61VK577Azure-
7. 61VK578The Gal From Joe's-

* Verve V/V6-8452   Johnny Hodges With Billy Strayhorn And The Orchestra   1962
* Verve VSP/VSPS-3   Johnny Hodges And All The Dukes Men   1966

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

unknown, piano; unknown, organ; Sister Rosetta Tharpe, guitar, vocals; unknown, drums; unknown, vocal group.

NYC, December 11 & 13, 1961

61VK613On My WayVerve V/V6-8439
61VK614This Is A Mean Old World To Live InVerve VK-10249, V/V6-8439
61VK615This TrainVerve V/V6-8439
61VK616I Heard My Mother Call My Name-
61VK617In These Dark Hours Of Distress (as Stretch Out)-
61VK618Ring Those Golden Bells-
61VK619I Llok Down The Line And I Wonder-
61VK620Nobody Knows, Nobody Cares-
61VK659That's AllVerve VK-10249, V/V6-8439

* Verve V/V6-8439   Sister Rosetta Tharpe - The Gospel Truth   1962
* Verve VK-10249   Sister Rosetta Tharpe - This Is A Mean Old World To Live In / That's All   1962

Johnny Hodges With Billy Strayhorn And The Orchestra

Cat Anderson, Shorty Baker, Bill Berry, Ed Mullens, trumpet; Howard McGhee, trumpet #3,6; Lawrence Brown, Quentin Jackson, trombone; Chuck Connors, bass trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Russell Procope, alto sax, clarinet; Paul Gonsalves, Jimmy Hamilton, tenor sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Jimmy Jones, piano; Aaron Bell, bass; Sam Woodyard, drums; Billy Strayhorn, arranger, conductor.

NYC, December 12, 1961

1. 61VK579Harmony In Harlemunissued
2. 61VK580Day DreamVerve V/V6-8452, VSP/VSPS-3
3. 61VK581Tailor MadeVerve V/V6-8452
4. 61VK582Lush Lifeunissued
5. 61VK583Day Dream-
6. 61VK584I'm Just A Lucky So And SoVerve V/V6-8452, VSP/VSPS-3
7. 61VK585Your Love Has FadedVerve V/V6-8452
8. 61VK586Juice A-Plenty-

* Verve V/V6-8452   Johnny Hodges With Billy Strayhorn And The Orchestra   1962
* Verve VSP/VSPS-3   Johnny Hodges And All The Dukes Men   1966

Ella Fitzgerald With Nelson Riddle's Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, December 13, 1961

61VK597Darn That DreamVerve V/V6-4055
61VK598Mean To MeVerve V/V6-4054
61VK599Georgia On My MindVerve V/V6-4055
61VK600I Can't Get Started-

* Verve V/V6-4055   Ella Swings Gently With Nelson   1962
* Verve V/V6-4054   Ella Swings Brightly With Nelson   1962

Ella Fitzgerald With Nelson Riddle's Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 14, 1961

61VK601What Am I Here ForVerve V/V6-4054
61VK602Alone Together-
61VK603I Only Have Eyes For You-
61VK604It's A Pity Too Say GoodnightVerve V/V6-4055
61VK605I Hear MusicVerve V/V6-4054
61VK606When Your Lover Has GoneVerve V/V6-4054, V/V6-8720

* Verve V/V6-4054   Ella Swings Brightly With Nelson   1962
* Verve V/V6-4055   Ella Swings Gently With Nelson   1962
* Verve V/V6-8720   The Best Of Ella Fitzgerald   1967

Ed Bland

Ed Bland.

December 14, 1961

61VK587Talkin' About YouVerve unissued
61VK588Hallelujah, I Love Her So-
61VK589What Would I Do Without You-
61VK590Ain't That Love-
61VK591Moon River-

Ella Fitzgerald With Nelson Riddle's Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, December 15, 1961

61VK607Pick Yourself UpVerve V/V6-4054
61VK608The Gentleman Is A Dope-
61VK609Call Me DarlingVerve VK-10248
61VK610Love Me Or Leave MeVerve V/V6-4054
61VK611All Of Meunissued

* Verve V/V6-4054   Ella Swings Brightly With Nelson   1962
* Verve VK-10248   Ella Fitzgerald - Call Me Darling / What Is This Thing Called Love   1962

Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band

Don Ferrara, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry, Nick Travis, trumpet; Bob Brookmeyer, Willie Dennis, Tony Studd, trombone; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax, piano, leader; Gene Allen, Eddie Caine, Gene Quill, Jim Reider, sax; Jim Hall, guitar; Bill Crow, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.

Webster Hall, NYC, December 18, 1961

61VK592Big City BluesVerve V/V6-8515
61VK593Pretty Little Gypsy-
61VK594Little Rock Getaway-
61VK595Sweet Young Girl (aka Bridgehampton South)Verve unissued, tape no longer exists
61VK596-5Ballad (alternate take)Mosaic MD4-221
61VK596-7BalladVerve V/V6-8515, V/V6-8567

* Verve V/V6-8515   The Concert Jazz Band - Gerry Mulligan '63   1963
= Mosaic MD4-221   The Complete Verve Gerry Mulligan Concert Band Sessions   2003
* Verve V/V6-8567   The Essential Gerry Mulligan   1963

Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band

Don Ferrara, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry, Nick Travis, trumpet; Bob Brookmeyer, Willie Dennis, Tony Studd, trombone; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax, piano, leader; Gene Allen, Eddie Caine, Gene Quill, Jim Reider, sax; Jim Hall, guitar; Bill Crow, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.: same personnel.

Webster Hall, NYC, December 19, 1961

61VK597ABig City LifeVerve V/V6-8515
61VK598ABridgehampton South-
61VK598A-6Bridgehampton South (alternate take)Mosaic MD4-221
61VK612My Kinda LoveVerve V/V6-8515

* Verve V/V6-8515   The Concert Jazz Band - Gerry Mulligan '63   1963
= Mosaic MD4-221   The Complete Verve Gerry Mulligan Concert Band Sessions   2003

Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band

Don Ferrara, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry, Nick Travis, trumpet; Bob Brookmeyer, Willie Dennis, Tony Studd, trombone; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax, piano, leader; Gene Allen, Eddie Caine, Gene Quill, Jim Reider, sax; Jim Hall, guitar; Bill Crow, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.: same personnel.

Webster Hall, NYC, December 21, 1961

61VK633Bridgehampton StrutVerve V/V6-8515
61VK633-1Bridgehampton Strut (take 1)Mosaic MD4-221
61VK633-17Bridgehampton Strut (alternate take)-

* Verve V/V6-8515   The Concert Jazz Band - Gerry Mulligan '63   1963
= Mosaic MD4-221   The Complete Verve Gerry Mulligan Concert Band Sessions   2003

Ella Fitzgerald With Nelson Riddle's Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, December 27, 1961

61VK656Don't Be That WayVerve V/V6-4054
61VK657I Won't DanceVerve V/V6-4054, V/V6-8720
61VK658I'm Gonna Go FishingVerve V/V6-4054

* Verve V/V6-4054   Ella Swings Brightly With Nelson   1962
* Verve V/V6-8720   The Best Of Ella Fitzgerald   1967

Elsa Lanchester

Elsa Lanchester, actress.

1961?

Overture: Won't You Buy My Sweet Blooming Lavender? / CharityVerve V-15024
Cockney London / Bits And Pieces-
Our Three Penny Hop / Night Club Days / The Ballad Of Sister Anne-
I May Be Fast / Cat's Meat / Lola-
I'm Glad To See You're Back-
Dancing Days And Stinkbombs / Freedom And All That / Un Bon Mouvement-
The Boatmen's Dance / H.R.H. And N.Y.C.-
Catalogue Woman-
When A Lady Has A Piazza / Finale-

* Verve V-15024   Elsa Lanchester Herself   1961

Timmie Rogers

Timmie Rogers, comedian.

1961?

Be Good To MeVerve V/V6-15028
Richard Open The Door-
Uncle Sam Wants You-

* Verve V/V6-15028   Timmie Rogers   1961

Arthur Prysock

Zane Paul Zacharoff, flute, reeds; Stan Free, piano, director; Roger "Ram" Ramirez, organ; Mundell Lowe or Wallace Richardson, guitar; George Duvivier or Albert Lucas or Arthur Davis, bass; Maurice Marks or Ed Shaughnessy, drums; Arthur Prysock, vocals.

1961

101681Unchained MelodyOld Town LP 2004; Verve V/V6-5011
101683When I Fall In LoveOld Town LP 2004; Verve V/V6-5011, V6-650-2

same session.

102326I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A ChanceOld Town LP 2004; Verve V/V6-5014
102327Time After Time-
102328April In ParisOld Town 1115, LP 2004; Verve V/V6-5014
102330How Do You Speak To An AngelOld Town LP 2004; Verve V/V6-5014
102331Let Her WonderOld Town LP 2004; Verve V/V6-5014, V6-650-2
102332Only For YouOld Town LP 2004; Verve V/V6-5014
102333Song From Moulin Rouge-
102335Imagination-
102336I'm Through With LoveOld Town LP 2004; Verve V/V6-5014, V6-650-2

* Old Town LP 2004   Arthur Prysock Sings - Only For You   1962
* Verve V/V6-5011   The Best Of Arthur Prysock   1967
* Verve V6-650-2   Arthur Prysock - 24 Karat Hits   1969
* Verve V/V6-5014   Arthur Prysock - Mister Prysock   1967
* Old Town 1115   Arthur Prysock - April In Paris / When I Fall In Love   1961

The Temperance Seven

The Temperance Seven.

1961

You're Driving Me CrazyVerve V-10236
Charley My Boy-

* Verve V-10236   The Temperance Seven - You're Driving Me Crazy / Charley My Boy   1961

Shelley Berman

Shelley Berman, comedian.

1961

A Personal Appearance, Side AVerve V/V6-15027
A Personal Appearance, Side B-

* Verve V/V6-15027   Shelley Berman - A Personal Appearance   1961

Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker, poet.

1961

I Live On Your VisitsVerve V-15029
Arrangement In Black & White-
Book Review-
Four Verses: Partial Comfort / Bohemia / Coda / War Song-

* Verve V-15029   The World Of Dorothy Parker   1961

Billy Gray

Billy Gray, comedian.

"Billy Gray's Band Box", Los Angeles, CA, 1961

CelebritiesVerve V/V6-15030
Our Shrinking World-
A Few Words About Texas-
Never Catch A Cold In California-
Spoofing The Spas-
Romance In The Spas-
Looney Las Vegas-
Subsidies, Security And Health-

* Verve V/V6-15030   The Many Shades Of Billy Gray   1961

Phyllis Diller

Phyllis Diller, comedienne.

recorded live!, 1961

Don't Eat HereVerve V-15031, V-15053
The Way I DressVerve V-15031, V/V6-15046, V-15053
BeadcraftVerve V-15031, V-15053
Hypochondriac-
Cook BookVerve V-15031, V/V6-15046, V/V6-15059
Household Hints-
Cheese And TurkeyVerve V-15031, V/V6-15046, V-15053
Tightwad Airlines-
Small Chest ConditionVerve V-15031, V/V6-15059
Labor Day-

* Verve V-15031   Are You Ready For Phyllis Diller?   1961
* Verve V-15053   The Best Of Phyllis Diller   1966
= Verve V6-15062   The Beautiful Phyllis Diller   1969
* Verve V/V6-15046   Great Moments Of Comedy With Phyllis Diller   1964
* Verve V/V6-15059   What's Left Of Phyllis Diller   1968

Jackie Mason

Jackie Mason, comedian.

1961

I'm The Greatest Comedian In The World Only Nobody Knows It Yet, Side 1Verve V-15033
I'm The Greatest Comedian In The World Only Nobody Knows It Yet, Side 2-

same session.

I Talk To MyselfVerve EPV-5076, V-15045
Did You Hear About My Family?Verve V-15045
If I Knew Then What I Know Now-
Income TaxVerve EPV-5076, V-15045
The Real MeVerve V-15045

same session.

AstronautVerve EPV-5076, V-15045
Fighter-
My PsychiatristVerve EPV-5076
My Family-

* Verve V-15033   Jackie Mason - I'm The Greatest Comedian In The World Only Nobody Knows It Yet   1962
* Verve V-15045   Great Moments Of Comedy With Jackie Mason   1964
* Verve EPV-5076   Jackie Mason   1962

Mel Torme

Mel Torme, vocals; and others.

NYC, 1961

23518Her FaceVerve V-10232
23519He's Got The Whole World In His Handsunissued
23520Yes IndeedVerve V-10232

* Verve V-10232   Mel Torme - Her Face / Yes Indeed   1961

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Sister Rosetta Tharpe, guitar, vocals; unidentified small instrumental group.

live recordings, 1961

Take A New Look Int That Old BibleVerve V/V6-3005
Joy In This Land-

* Verve V/V6-3005   Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Sister On Tour   1961

Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd and others

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Charlie Byrd, guitar; and others.

1961

61VK472unknown titleVerve unissued
61VK473--
61VK474--

The Chants

The Chants.

1961

61VK475Dick TracyVerve VK-10244
61VK476Choo Choo-

* Verve VK-10244   The Chants - Dick Tracy / Choo Choo   1961

The Quotations

The Quotations, vocal group.

1961

61VK477ImaginationVerve VK-10245
61VK478A-La-Men-Sy-

* Verve VK-10245   The Quotations - Imagination / A-La-Men-Sy   1961

Robert Holliday

Leroy Holmes as Robert Holliday.

1961

61VK479Trade WindsVerve VK-10243
61VK480Bachelor's Paradise-

* Verve VK-10243   Robert Holliday - Trade Winds / Bachelor's Paradise   1961

Jacy Parker Quartet

Ernie Royal, trumpet; Jacy Parker, piano, vocals; Don Cinderella, bass; Sticks Evans, drums #1,3,5-11; Roy James, drums #2,4,12.

NYC, 1961

1.I Thought About YouVerve V/V6-8424
2.Guess Who I Saw Today-
3.Here Comes Trouble Again-
4.My Ship-
5.Time After Time-
6.You're The Cream In My Coffee-
7.I Like The Likes Of You-
8.Sweet William-
9.Long Gone Love-
10.It's You Or No One-
11.You Mean Old World-
12.But Beautiful-

* Verve V/V6-8424   Spotlight On Jacy Parker   1962

Dalida With Raymond Lefevre And His Orchestra

Dalida, vocals; accompanied by Raymond Lefevre And His Orchestra, Raymond Lefevre, conductor.

Paris, France, 1961-1962

62VK512Un Uomo VivoVerve VK-10263, V-8467
62VK513Come Une Symphonie-
62VK514Garde Moi La Derniere DanseVerve V-8467
62VK515Pepe-
62VK516Cordoba-
62VK517La Joie D'Aimer-
62VK51824 Mila Baci-
62VK519S'Endormir Comme D'Habitude-
62VK520Mon Amour Oublie-
62VK521Theme D'Aimez-Vous Brahms-
62VK522Vieni Vieni Si-
62VK523Le Bonheur-
62VK524Je Me Sens Vivre-
62VK525Nuit D'Espagne-

* Verve V-8467   Dalida - I Feel So Alive   1962
* Verve VK-10263   Dalida - Un Uomo Vivo / Comme Une Symphonie   1962