Norgran Records Catalog: 78 rpm 100 series

Norgran 100 series (10 inch 78 rpm)

Norgran 100   Al Hibbler, Leroy Lovett - Anne / You And I

Bobby Johnson, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Dickie Harris, Ted Kelly, trombone; Pete Clark, George Dorsey, alto sax; Stafford Simon, tenor sax; Rudy Williams, baritone sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Bill Smith, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.
NYC, September 30, 1953
1326-2Anne
1327-3You And I

Norgran 101   Johnny Hodges - Good Queen Bess / The Jeep Is Jumping

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Al Sears, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Sonny Greer, drums.
NYC, February 28, 1951
511-1Good Queen Bess
514The Jeep Is Jumping (alternate take)

Norgran 102   Lester Young - Tenderly / New D.B. Blues

Jesse Drakes, trumpet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Connie Kay, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 11, 1953
1398-3Tenderly
1399-2New D.B. Blues

Norgran 103   Ben Webster - That's All / Jive At Six

Harry Edison, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December 8, 1953
1362-2That's All
1365-1Jive At Six

Norgran 104   Charlie Ventura - Jersey Bounce / Deep Purple

Charlie Ventura, alto, tenor, baritone sax; Gene Kutch, piano; Ace Tesone, bass; Chick Kenny, drums.
NYC, December 22, 1952
1104-9Jersey Bounce
1105-3Deep Purple

Norgran 105   Al Hibbler, Leroy Lovett - I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart / Flamingo

Bob Johnson, Taft Jordan, Bill Scott, trumpet; Ted Kelly, George Matthews, trombone; George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Pizza Simon, tenor sax; Haywood Henry, baritone sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Billy Smith, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.
NYC, February 11, 1954
1522-6I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
same personnel.
NYC, February 19, 1954
1523-2Flamingo

Norgran 106   Stan Getz - The Nearness Of You / Pot Luck

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; John Williams, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Frank Isola, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 22, 1953
1278-2The Nearness Of You
1279-3Pot Luck

Norgran 107   Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz - It's The Talk Of The Town

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Max Roach, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December 9, 1953
1369-1It's The Talk Of The Town

Norgran 108   Louis Bellson - For Europeans Only / Loris

Harry Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo, Ray Linn, trumpet; Hoyt Bohannon, Herb Harper, Tommy Pederson, trombone; Benny Carter, Willie Smith, alto sax; Wardell Gray, Bumps Myers, tenor sax; Bob Lawson, baritone sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; John Simmons, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, July, 1953
1251-1For Europeans Only
Don Elliott, trumpet, mellophone, vibes, bongos; Ralph Martin, piano; Joe Puma, guitar; Bob Peterson, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
NYC, February, 1954
1517-2Loris

Norgran 109   no information

Norgran 110   no information

Norgran 111   Benny Carter - Gone With The Wind / I've Got The World On A String

Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 18, 1952
874-5Gone With The Wind
877-3I've Got The World On A String

Norgran 112   Lester Young - Willow Weep For Me / Jumpin' At The Woodside

Jesse Drakes, trumpet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Connie Kay, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 11, 1953
1395-2Willow Weep For Me
1400-2Jumpin' At The Woodside

Norgran 113   Johnny Hodges - Easy Going Home / Indiana

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Arthur Clarke, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
NYC, September 17, 1953
1316-4Easy Going Home
1317-1Indiana

Norgran 114   Al Hibbler, Leroy Lovett - I'm Just A Lucky So And So / My Little Brown Book

Bob Johnson, Taft Jordan, Bill Scott, trumpet; Ted Kelly, George Matthews, trombone; George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Pizza Simon, tenor sax; Haywood Henry, baritone sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Billy Smith, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.
NYC, February 11, 1954
1520-7I'm Just A Lucky So And So
same personnel.
NYC, February 19, 1954
1525-4My Little Brown Book

Norgran 115   Ben Webster - Pennies From Heaven / Tenderly

Harry Edison, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December 8, 1953
1363-2Pennies From Heaven
1364-3Tenderly

Norgran 116   Dizzy Gillespie - Hey Pete / One Alone

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, May 25, 1954
1717-2Hey Pete
1718-1One Alone

Norgran 117   no information

Norgran 118   Charlie Ventura - Lover / Blue Prelude

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
591-4Lover
Charlie Ventura, alto, tenor, baritone sax; Gene Kutch, piano; Ace Tesone, bass; Chick Kenny, drums.
NYC, December 22, 1952
1107-2Blue Prelude

Norgran 119   Stan Getz - I Hadn't Anyone Till You / Down By The Sycamore Tree

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Bob Whitlock, bass; Max Roach, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 23, 1954
1496-6I Hadn't Anyone Till You
1497-3Down By The Sycamore Tree

Norgran 120   Benny Carter - Bewitched / Cocktails For Two

Benny Carter, alto sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; unidentified horns and strings, Joe Glover, arranger, conductor.
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 19, 1952
880-4Bewitched
881-6Cocktails For Two

Norgran 121   Lester Young - Can't We Be Friends / Oh, Lady Be Good

Jesse Drakes, trumpet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Connie Kay, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 11, 1953
1397-1Can't We Be Friends
1402-1Oh, Lady Be Good

Norgran 122   Johnny Hodges - Burgundy Walk, Part 1 & 2

Harold Baker, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Call Cobbs, piano; John Williams, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1954
1860-1Burgundy Walk

Norgran 123   Tank Butterball - Streets Boogie / Booker T. Blues

Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, circa December, 1952
949-5Streets Boogie
950-1Booker T. Blues

Norgran 124   Johnny Hodges - Sweet As Bear Meat / Skokiaan

Harold Baker, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Call Cobbs, piano; John Williams, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1954
1862-1Sweet As Bear Meat
Harold Baker, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax; Call Cobbs, piano; John Williams, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1954
1867-2Skokiaan

Norgran 125   Buddy DeFranco - Autumn Leaves / Titoro

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Sonny Clark, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Bobby White, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1954
1872-1Autumn Leaves
1873-4Titoro (short version)

Norgran 126   Buddy Rich - Piano, Bongos, Bass And Drums / Sportin' Life (Sweetie Pie)

Harry Edison, trumpet; Milt Bernhardt, trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Tom Brown, tenor sax; Bob Poland, baritone sax; Gerald Wiggins, piano; Joe Comfort, bass; Buddy Rich, drums, vocals; Jack Costanzo, bongos.
Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1954
1905-1Piano, Bongos, Bass And Drums
1907-3Sportin' Life (as Sweetie Pie)

Norgran 127   Chico O'Farrill - Castaglia / Havana Special

Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis, trumpet; Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito, trombone; George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Rene Hernandez, piano; Roberto Rodriguez, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Luis Miranda, congas; Candido, Jose Mangual, bongos; Ubaldo Nieto, timbales; Bobby Escoto, vocals; Chico O'Farrill, arranger, conductor.
NYC, November 24, 1951
640-3Castaglia
641-1Havana Special

Norgran 128   Stan Getz - Body And Soul / You Turned The Tables On Me

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Bill Crow, bass; Frank Isola, drums.
NYC, December 12, 1952
961-2Body And Soul
963-6You Turned The Tables On Me

Norgran 129   Johnny Hodges - I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart / Don't Get Around Much Anymore

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, April 9, 1954
1546-2I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
1547-4Don't Get Around Much Anymore

Norgran 130   Lester Young - Count Every Star / It All Depends On You

Lester Young, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Joe Shulman, bass; Bill Clark, drums.
NYC, July, 1950
431-2Count Every Star
432-1It All Depends On You

Norgran 131   Johnny Hodges - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / All Of Me

Harold Baker, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Call Cobbs, piano; John Williams, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1954
1861-1On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Harold Baker, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax; Call Cobbs, piano; John Williams, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1954
1866-1All Of Me

Norgran 132   Jack Costanzo - Mambo Costanzo / Mister Bongo

Jack Costanzo, bongos.
Los Angeles, CA, December 17, 1954
2142Mambo Costanzo
2143Mister Bongo

Norgran 133   Lester Young - Another Mambo / I'm In The Mood For Love

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
2113-1I'm In The Mood For Love

Norgran 134   Stan Getz - Stella By Starlight / Time On My Hands

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Bill Crow, bass; Frank Isola, drums.
NYC, December 12, 1952
956-3Stella By Starlight
957-3Time On My Hands

Norgran 135   Dizzy Gillespie - Blue Mood / Rails

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, June 8, 1954
1756-2Blue Mood
1757-2Rails

Norgran 136   Buddy DeFranco - I Got Rhythm / They Can't Take That Away From Me

Harry Betts, Nick DiMaio, Murray McEachern, Dick Noel, Tommy Pederson, trombone; Dick DeRisi, French horn; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Marty Berman, Jack Dumont, Herman Glunker, Jules Jacobs, woodwinds; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Bobby White, drums; unidentified strings, Russ Garcia, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, December 7, 1954
2104-4I Got Rhythm
2105-1They Can't Take That Away From Me

Norgran 137   Johnny Hodges - Perdido

Harold Baker, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Arthur Clarke, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, John Williams, piano; Louis Bellson, drums.
NYC, January 7, 1955
2153-1Perdido

Norgran 138   Lester Young - Lester Swings / Slow Motion Blues

Lester Young, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, March 8, 1951
533-1 | 62VK439Lester Swings
534-1Slow Motion Blues

Norgran 139   Stan Getz - Nobody Else But Me / With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Bob Whitlock, bass; Max Roach, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 23, 1954
1494-5Nobody Else But Me
1495-1With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair

Norgran 140   Dizzy Gillespie - Devil And The Fish / Rhumbola

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone #1; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Wade Legge, piano; Lou Hackney, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, June 8, 1954
1. 1758-6Devil And The Flesh (as Devil And The Fish)
2. 1759-2Rhumbola

Norgran 141   Stan Getz - Hymn Of The Orient / These Foolish Things

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Bill Crow, bass; Frank Isola, drums.
NYC, December 29, 1952
1112-6Hymn Of The Orient
1113-1These Foolish Things

Norgran 142   Johnny Hodges - Squatty Roo

Harold Baker, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Arthur Clarke, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, John Williams, piano; Louis Bellson, drums.
NYC, January 7, 1955
2152-2Squatty Roo

Norgran 143   Johnny Hodges - This Love Of Mine / Al Hibbler - Every Hour On The Hour

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Red Callender, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1952
807-5This Love Of Mine
Bob Johnson, Taft Jordan, Bill Scott, trumpet; Ted Kelly, George Matthews, trombone; George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Pizza Simon, tenor sax; Haywood Henry, baritone sax; Leroy Lovett, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Billy Smith, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.
NYC, February 11, 1954
1521-12Every Hour On The Hour

Norgran 144   Buddy Rich - Everything Happens To Me / Sure Thing

Lee Castle, trumpet; Oscar Peterson, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Buddy Rich, vocals; unidentified strings, Howard Gibeling, director.
NYC, January 26, 1955
2220-6Everything Happens To Me
2222-9Sure Thing

Norgran 145   Johnny Hodges - Used To Be Duke, Part 1 & 2

Harold Baker, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Harry Carney, baritone sax; Call Cobbs, piano; John Williams, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1954
1865-4Used To Be Duke

Norgran 146   Stan Getz - Thanks For The Memory / How Deep Is The Ocean

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Bill Crow, bass; Frank Isola, drums.
NYC, December 29, 1952
1110-7Thanks For The Memory
1111-3How Deep Is The Ocean

Norgran 147   Dizzy Gillespie - Silhouette / Can You Recall

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; John Barrows, Jim Buffington, Jim Chambers, Fred Klein, French horn; Danny Bank, baritone sax; George Berg, Jack Greenberg, Tom Parshley, woodwinds; Wynton Kelly, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Jimmy Crawford, drums; 9 strings, Johnny Richards, arranger, conductor.
NYC, September 16, 1954
1985Silhouette
1986-8Can You Recall

Norgran 148   Buddy Rich - Sweets' Opus No. 1 / All Sweets

Harry Edison, trumpet; Milt Bernhardt, trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Tom Brown, tenor sax; Bob Poland, baritone sax; Gerald Wiggins, piano; Joe Comfort, bass; Buddy Rich, drums, vocals; Jack Costanzo, bongos.
Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1954
1904-4Sweets' Opus No. 1
Harry Edison, trumpet; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; John Simmons, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, September 1, 1955
2483-2All Sweets

Norgran 149   Johnny Hodges - I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter / Night Walk

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
2639I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter
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
2643-3Night Walk

Norgran 150   Lionel Hampton - The High And The Mighty / September Song

Lionel Hampton, vibes; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
NYC, September 13, 1954
1948-1The High And The Mighty
Harry Edison, trumpet; Lionel Hampton, vibes, vocals; Art Tatum, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, September 7, 1955
2493-3September Song (short version)

Norgran 151   Dizzy Gillespie - Seems Like You Just Don't Care / Play Me The Blues

Dizzy Gillespie, Taft Jordan, Ermit V. Perry, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Matthew Gee, Jimmy Wilkins, trombone; Gigi Gryce, Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Budd Johnson, Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Wade Legge, piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Herb Lance, vocals.
NYC, September 12, 1955
2514-1Seems Like You Just Don't Care
Harry Edison, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Melba Liston, trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Curtis Amy, Ed Beel, tenor sax; Clyde Dunn, baritone sax; Carl Perkins, piano; George Bledsoe, bass; Al Bartee, drums; Toni Harper, vocals.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1955
2552-3Play Me The Blues

Norgran 152   Dizzy Gillespie - I Can't Get Started / Groovin' For Nat

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
2835-1I Can't Get Started
same personnel.
NYC, June 6, 1956
2842-2Groovin' For Nat

Norgran 153   Buddy Rich - Blue And Sentimental / Down For Double

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
2937-4Blue And Sentimental (short version)
2938-5Down For Double (short version)

Norgran 154   Dizzy Gillespie - Doodlin' / Dizzy's Blues

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
2837-1 | 62VK237Doodlin'
same personnel.
NYC, June 6, 1956
2844-1Dizzy's Blues