Norgran Records Catalog: 1100, 2000, 3500 series

Norgran 1100 series (12 inch LP)

MGN 1100   Lester Young - It Don't Mean A Thing

Jesse Drakes, trumpet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; John Ore, bass; Connie Kay, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 10, 1954
2107-1Another Mambo
2108-1Come Rain Or Come Shine
2109-2Rose Room
2110-2Somebody Loves Me
2111-2Kiss Me Again
2112-2It Don't Mean A Thing
2113-1I'm In The Mood For Love
2114-2Big Top Blues
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1022.

MGN 1101   Tal Farlow - Fascinating Rhythm

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

MGN 1102   Tal Farlow - Tal

Eddie Costa, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Vinnie Burke, bass.
NYC, 1956
2823-6Chuckles
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
** also issued on Verve MGV 8021.

MGN 1103   Charlie Ventura - Charley's Parley

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Charlie Ventura, tenor, baritone, bass sax; Jimmy Wisner, piano; Ace Tesone, bass; Louis "Chick" Kenny, drums.
NYC, March 7, 1951
526-5Rose Room
528-16After You've Gone
Charlie Ventura, tenor, baritone, bass sax; Ralph Burns, piano; Chubby Jackson, bass; Louis "Chick" Kenny, drums; Betty Bennett, The Blentones, vocals.
NYC, August 6, 1951
588-5There's No You
589-5Perdido
Charlie Ventura, tenor, baritone sax; Teddy Napoleon, piano; Gene Krupa, drums.
NYC, March 19, 1952
725-1St. Louis Blues
Charlie Ventura, tenor, alto, baritone, bass sax; Dave McKenna, piano; Bob Carter, bass; Sonny Igoe, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, June 7, 1954
1749-5Charley's Parley
1750-2Get Happy
1754-1Basin Street Blues
1755-1Sam And Don

MGN 1104   Buddy DeFranco - Broadway Showcase (not released)

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 Shine
2961-9Autumn In New York
2962-4Makin' Whoopee
2963-4Mad About The Boy
2964-4Speak Low
2965-3In The Still Of The Night
same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, August 28, 1956
2966-5Almost Like Being In Love
2967-2Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
2968-3Who Cares
2969-9Have You Met Miss Jones
2970-1That Old Devil Moon
2971-7Heat Wave
** transfered to Verve MGV 2033.

MGN 1105   Ray Brown - Bass Hit! (not released)

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 Toe
4050-7All Of You
4051-6Everything I Have Is Yours
4052-3Alone Together
Conrad Gozzo, trumpet; Mel Lewis, drums; replaces Candoli, Stoller.
Los Angeles, CA, November 23, 1956
4054-20Will You Still Be Mine
4055-6My Foolish Heart
4056-4Blues For Sylvia
4057-8Blues For Lorraine
Ray Brown, bass.
4058-7Solo For Unaccompanied Bass
** transfered to Verve MGV 8022.

MGN 1106   Howard Roberts - Mr. Roberts Plays Guitar (not released)

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 Sterling
4034-3Ah Moore
4035-16Indian Summer
4036-3Serenata Burlesca
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 Innocents
20583-21My Shining Hour
Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Howard Roberts, guitar; Jules Bertaux, bass; Bobby White, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 17, 1957
20584I Hear A Rhapsody
20585Jillsie
20586Back Home Again In Indiana
20587-6Polka Dots And Moonbeams
** transfered to Verve MGV 8192.

Norgran 2000 series (12 inch LP)

MGN 2000-2   Stan Getz At The Shrine

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; John Williams, piano; Bill Anthony, bass; Art Mardigan, drums.
"Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1954
Open Country
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
It Don't Mean A Thing
Flamingo
Lover Man
Pernod
Tasty Puddin'
I'll Remember April
Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; John Williams, piano; Bill Anthony, bass; Frank Isola, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, November 9, 1954
2038-2We'll Be Together Again
2039-1Feather Merchant
** also issued on Verve MGV 8188-2.

Norgran 3500 series (12 inch LP)

MGN 3501-2   Norman Granz Jazz Concert

Harry Edison, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Flip Phillips, Lester Young, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 16, 1950
Norgran Blues
Lady Be Good
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
Indiana
Tommy Mace, oboe; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Ted Bloom, Sam Kaplan, Stan Karpenia, violin; Dave Uchitel, viola; Bill Rundy, cello; Wallace McManus, harp; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.
What Is This Thing Called Love
April In Paris
Repetition
Easy To Love
Rocker (aka I'll Remember April)
Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Gai
Padovani
Ray's Blues
Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Yesterdays
Hawk's Tune
Stuffy
Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Carnegie Blues (aka Air Mail Special)
** also issued on Norgran MG JC 1. Verve MGV 8189-2 entitled "Various Artists - Midnight Jazz At Carnegie Hall".