Wilbert Baranco Discography

1946 (age 37)

Wilbert Baranco And His Rhythm Bombardiers

Karl George, Dizzy Gillespie as John Burk, Howard McGhee as Howard McGee, Eugene Young, trumpet; Ralph Bledsoe, Henry Coker, Vic Dickenson, George Washington, trombone; Marvin Johnson, Willie Smith as Bill Smith, alto sax; Fred Simon, Lucky Thompson as Eli Thompson, tenor sax; Gene Porter, baritone sax; Wilbert Baranco, piano, vocals; Buddy Harper, guitar; Charlie Mingus, bass; Earl Watkins, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January, 1946

BW183Night And DayBlack & White 41; Tops L 951, L 1526
BW184Weeping WillieBlack & White 41
BW185Every Time I Think Of YouBlack & White 42
BW186Baranco BoogieBlack & White 42; Tops L 930

* Tops L 1526   Various Artists - Party Favorites
* Tops L 951   Various Artists - Cool And Crazy
* Tops L 930   Wilbert Baranco And His Orchestra - Hot Piano
* Black & White 41   Wilbert Baranco - Night And Day / Weeping Willie
* Black & White 42   Wilbert Baranco - Every Time I Think Of You / Baranco Boogie

1947

Wilbert Baranco Quartet

Wilbert Baranco, piano, vocals; Ulysses Livingston, guitar; Benjamin Booker, bass; Oscar Bradley, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, 1947

BW602Got An Ache In My HeartBlack & White 856
BW603Baby Look At YouBlack & White 857
BW604Blues In C# MinorBlack & White 120; Tops L 930
BW605Lil' Victor's Boogie-

same session.

BW623Blues Rhapsody, Part IBlack & White 859; Tops L 930
BW624Blues Rhapsody, Part II-
BW625RosettaBlack & White 857; Tops L 930
BW626Memories Of YouBlack & White 856

* Tops L 930   Wilbert Baranco And His Orchestra - Hot Piano
* Black & White 856   Wilbert Baranco - Got An Ache In My Heart / Memories Of You
* Black & White 857   Wilbert Baranco - Baby Look At You / Rosetta
* Black & White 120   Wilbert Baranco - Blues In "C" Minor / Lil' Victor's Boogie
* Black & White 859   Wilbert Baranco - Blues Rhapsody, Part I & II