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