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A Few Cool Recordings Cut April 2nd - April 8th

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A Few Cool Recordings Cut April 2nd - April 8th

Postby jazzjester » Tue March 28 2006 10:04 PM

April 2, 1940 Mildred Bailey - I'm nobody's baby (es arr) Mildred Bailey (vcl) acc by Roy Eldridge (tp,vcl) Jimmy Carroll, Robert Burns (cl,as) Carl Prager (b-cl) Mitch Miller (oboe,eng-hrn) Eddie Powell (fl) Teddy Wilson (p) John Collins (g) Pete Peterson (b) Bill Beason (d) Eddie Sauter (arr) Alec Wilder (dir,arr) New York,

April 2, 1941 Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five - Saxa-woogie (ens vcl) Saint-Vitus dance (lj vcl) Freddy Webster (tp) Louis Jordan (as, vcl) Stafford "Pazzuza" Simon (cl,ts) Arnold Thomas (p) Henry Turner (b) Walter Martin (d) New York,

April 2, 1942 Woody Herman - Amen (wh band,vcl) George Seaburg, Ray Linn, Cappy Lewis (tp) Billie Rogers (tp,vcl) Neal Reid, Jerry Rosa, Vic Hamann (tb) Woody Herman (cl,as,vcl) Sam Rubinowitch (as) Saxie Mansfield, Herbie Haymer (ts) Tommy Linehan (p) Hy White (g) Walter Yoder (b) Frank Carlson (d) Edmund Costanza (as) New York,

April 2, 1942 Gene Krupa - Knock me a kiss (re vcl) / Barrelhouse Bessie from Basin Street (aod,re vcl) Roy Eldridge (tp,vcl) Mickey Mangano, Norman Murphy, Al Beck (tp) John Grassi, Babe Wagner (tb) Ben Feman, Rex Kittig, Jimmy Migliori (as) Sam Musiker (ts,cl) Don Brassfield (ts) Ray Biondi (g,arr) Ed Mihelich (b) Gene Krupa (d) Anita O'Day, Johnny Desmond (vcl) Leroy Elton Hill, Jimmy Mundy (arr) Joe Springer (p) Joe Conigliaro (tb) Chicago,

April 2, 1942 Glenn Miller and his Orchestra - American patrol (jg arr) Dale "Mickey" McMickle, Steve Lipkins, John Best (tp) Billy May (tp,arr) Glenn Miller (tb,arr) Paul Tanner, Jimmy Priddy, Frank D'Annolfo (tb) Skippy Martin (as) Wilbur Schwartz (cl,as,arr) Ernie Caceres (cl,as,bar,vcl) Tex Beneke (ts,vcl) Al Klink (ts) Chummy MacGregor (p,arr) Bobby Hackett (g,tp) Bill Conway (g) Doc Goldberg (b) Maurice Purtill (d) Ray Eberle, Marion Hutton, The Modernaires (vcl) Jerry Gray, Bill Finegan, George Williams (arr) Hollywood,

April 2, 1946 Buddy Rich – Poontang Bitsy Mullens (tp,d) Lou Oles, Pinky Savitt, Carl Warwick, Sid Illardi (tp) Earl Swope, Mort Bullman, Al Lorraine, Mario Daone (tb) Les Clarke (as) Aaron Sachs (as,cl) George Berg, Mickey Rich (ts) Sid Brown (bar) Tony Nichols (p) Lenny Mirabella (g) Joe Shulman (b) Buddy Rich (d,vcl) Dorothy Reid (vcl) Turk Van Lake, Tadd Dameron, Jimmy Mundy (arr) AFRS One Night Stand, "The Palladium", Hollywood, CA,

April 2, 1947 Helen Humes with Buck Clayton's Orchestra - Jet propelled Papa / They raided the joint Helen Humes (vcl) acc by Buck Clayton (tp) George Matthews (tb) John Hardee (ts) Ram Ramirez (p) Mundell Lowe (g) Walter Page (b) Jo Jones (d) New York,

April 2, 1954 Sarah Vaughan and her Trio - If I knew then [what I know now] / Shulie a bop / They can't take that away from me Sarah Vaughan (vcl) acc by John Malachi (p) Joe Benjamin (b) Roy Haynes (d) New York,

April 2, 1956 Jay and Kai Trombone Octet - No moon at all J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, Bob Alexander, Eddie Bert, Urbie Green, Jimmy Cleveland (tb) Tom Mitchell, Bart Varsalona (b-tb) Hank Jones (p) Milt Hinton (b) Osie Johnson (d) New York,

April 2, 1956 Edgar Sampson and his Orchestra - Stompin' at the Savoy / Blue Lou Charlie Shavers, Jimmy Nottingham, Melvin "Red" Solomon (tp) Tyree Glenn, Lou McGarity (tb) Milt Yaner, Hymie Schertzer (as) Boomie Richman, George Berg (ts) Lou Stein (p) Allen Hanlon (g) Beverly Peer (b) Terry Snyder (d) Edgar Sampson (arr,ldr)
New York,

April 2, 1958 Miles Davis Sextet - Straight no chaser / Milestones [Miles] Miles Davis (tp) Julian "Cannonball" Adderley (as) John Coltrane (ts) Red Garland (p) Paul Chambers (b) Philly Joe Jones (d) New York,

April 2, 1958 Harry James - Here's one (bh arr) J walkin' (jh arr) Harry James (tp,arr) Nick Buono, Ollie Mitchell, Bob Rolfe (tp) Ray Sims, Bob Edmondson (tb) Ernie Tack (btb) Willie Smith (as,vcl) Herb Lorden (cl,as) Sam Firmature (ts) Bob Poland (ts,bar) Ernie Small (bar,tb) Jack Perciful (p) Dennis Budimir (g) Russ Phillips (b) Jackie Mills (d) Jack Haskell, Ernie Wilkins, Bill Holman, Neal Hefti (arr) Hollywood,

April 3, 1939 Lionel Hampton - It don't mean a thing [if it ain't got that swing] (lh vcl) / Johnny get your horn and blow it (lh vcl) Irving "Mouse" Randolph (tp) Hymie Schertzer (b-cl,as) Russell Procope (as) Jerry Jerome, Chu Berry (ts) Lionel Hampton (vib,vcl) Clyde Hart (p) Allen Reuss (g) Milt Hinton (b) Cozy Cole (d) Fred Norman (arr) New York,

April 3, 1941 Earl Hines and his Orchestra - Up jumped the devil (jm arr) George Dixon (tp,as) Harry "Pee Wee" Jackson, Tommy Enoch, Benny Harris (tp) Joe McLewis, George Hunt, Edward Fant (tb) Leroy Harris, Scoops Carey (as,cl) Willie Randall, Budd Johnson, Franz Jackson (ts) Earl Hines (p) Hurley Ramey (g) Truck Parham (b) Rudolph Taylor (d) New York,

April 3, 1941 Sammy Price - The goon drag [Gone wid de goon] (sp vcl) / Lead me daddy straight to the bar (sp vcl) / Just jivin' around Shad Collins, William Johnson (tp) Don Stovall (as) Lester Young (ts) Sammy Price (p,vcl) Duke Jones (b) Harold "Doc" West (d) Yack Taylor, Spo-De-O-Sam (vcl) [presumeably Sammy Price (vcl) ]
New York,

April 3, 1946 Sam Donahue and his Orchestra - Dinah / Moten swing Mitch Paull, Billy Marshall, Frank Beach, Earl Collier (tp) Dick Le Fave, Tak Takvorian, Kenny Miesel, Sid Brantley (tb) Harry Peterson, Bill Nichol, Paul Petrilla (as) Sam Donahue (ts,tp) (tp-1) Max Kriseman (ts) George Perry (bar) Bob Durant (p) Louis Popp (b) Harold Hahn (d)

April 3, 1956 Edgar Sampson - Don't be that way / Hoopdee whodee Charlie Shavers, Jimmy Nottingham, Melvin "Red" Solomon (tp) Tyree Glenn, Lou McGarity (tb) Milt Yaner, Hymie Schertzer (as) Boomie Richman, George Berg (ts) Lou Stein (p) Allen Hanlon (g) Beverly Peer (b) Terry Snyder (d) Edgar Sampson (arr,ldr) New York,

April 3, 1958 Count Basie and his Orchestra - Scoot (nh arr) Thad Jones (tp,arr) Snooky Young, Wendell Culley, Joe Newman (tp) Henry Coker, Al Grey, Benny Powell (tb) Marshal Royal (cl,as) Frank Wess (as,fl,arr) Billy Mitchell (ts) Frank Foster (ts,arr) Charlie Fowlkes (bar) Count Basie (p) Freddie Green (g) Eddie Jones (b) Sonny Payne (d) Joe Williams (vcl) same pers with Neal Hefti (arr) New York,

April 3, 1961 Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington - It don't mean a thing (la vcl) / In a mellow tone / I'm beginning to see the light (la vcl) / Duke's place [C jam blues] (la vcl) Louis Armstrong (tp,vcl) Trummy Young (tb) Barney Bigard (cl) Duke Ellington (p) Mort Herbert (b) Danny Barcelona (d)

April 3 & 4, 1961 Dinah Washington/Quincy Jones Orchestra - Blue gardenia Dinah Washington (vcl) acc by orchestra, Quincy Jones (dir) New York

April 4, 1938 Cootie Williams and his Rug Cutters - A lesson in C (jk vcl) Ol' man river (jk vcl) Jerry Kruger (vcl) added New York,

April 4, 1942 Slim Gaillard & his Flat Foot Floogie Boys - Palm springs jump / Groove Juice Special Ben Webster (ts) Jimmy Rowles (p) Slim Gaillard (g,vcl) Slam Stewart (b,vcl) Leo Watson (d) Hollywood,

April 4, 1961 Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington - Drop me off in Harlem (la vcl) The mooche Louis Armstrong (tp,vcl) Trummy Young (tb) Barney Bigard (cl) Duke Ellington (p) Mort Herbert (b) Danny Barcelona (d) New York,

April 5, 1939 Lionel Hampton - Shufflin' at the Hollywood / Wizzin' the wizz Chu Berry (ts) Lionel Hampton (vib,p-1,vcl) Clyde Hart (p) Allen Reuss (g) Milt Hinton (b) Cozy Cole (d)

April 5, 1945 Artie Shaw and his Orchestra - Little Jazz (bh arr) Roy Eldridge (tp,vcl) Paul Cohen, Bernie Glow, George Schwartz (tp) Augustino Ischia (tb) [ Gus Dixon (tb) ] Bob Swift, Ollie Wilson (tb) Barry Rogers (tb,arr) Artie Shaw (cl,arr) Louis Prisby, Rudy Tanza (as) Jon Walton, Herbie Steward (ts) Chuck Gentry (bar) Dodo Marmarosa (p) Barney Kessel (g) Morris Rayman (b) Louis Fromm (d)

April 5, 1951 Milt Buckner - Red red wine Tyree Glenn (tb) Harold Clark (ts) Reuben Phillips (bar) Milt Buckner (p,vcl) Aaron Bell (b) Tim Kennedy (d) New York,

April 5, 1957 Ray Bryant Trio - Sonar / Daahoud / Splittin' Ray Bryant (p) Ike Isaacs (b) Specs Wright (d) New York,

April 5, 1958 Johnny Hodges and his Orchestra - Blues-a-plenty / Saturday afternoon blues Roy Eldridge (tp) Vic Dickenson (tb) Johnny Hodges (as) Ben Webster (ts) Billy Strayhorn (p) Jimmy Woode (b) Sam Woodyard (d) New York,

April 5, 1961 Tony Bennett - Close your eyes Tony Bennett (vcl) acc by orchestra : Ralph Burns (dir) Bernie Glow, Carl "Doc" Severinsen, Jimmy Maxwell, Irving "Marky" Markowitz (tp) Bill Elton, Wayne Andre, Chauncey Welsch, Dick Hixson (tb) Toots Mondello, Jerry Sanfino, Romeo Penque, Al Klink, Danny Bank, Zoot Sims (sax) Bernie Leighton (p) Mundell Lowe (g) Milt Hinton (b) Herbie Lovelle (d) New York,

April 6, 1949 Illinois Jacquet and his Orchestra - Black velvet Joe Newman (tp) Russell Jacquet (tp,vcl) Henry Coker (tb) Maurice Simon (ts,bar) Illinois Jacquet (ts) John Lewis (celeste-1) John Collins (g) Al Lucas (b) Jo Jones (d)

April 7, 1939 Jimmie Lunceford and his Orchestra - Ain't she sweet ? (ty,t vcl; so arr) (*) / White heat (wh arr) Eddie Tompkins (tp,vcl) Paul Webster (tp) Sy Oliver (tp,vcl,arr) Elmer Crumbley, Russell Bowles (tb) Trummy Young (tb,vcl) Willie Smith (cl,as,vcl,arr) Earl Carruthers (cl,as,bar) Dan Grissom (cl,as,vcl) Joe Thomas (cl,ts,vcl) Jimmie Lunceford (as,arr) Ted Buckner (as) Edwin Wilcox (p,arr) Al Norris (g) Moses Allen (b) Jimmy Crawford (d) Trio (vcl) : Sy Oliver, Willie Smith , Eddie Tompkins; Milton Hill, Billy Moore, Edward Inge, Will Hudson, Will Beines, Jesse Stone (arr) New York,

April 7, 1946 Arnold Ross Quartet - The moon is low Benny Carter (as) Arnold Ross (p) Allen Reuss (g) Artie Bernstein (b) Nick Fatool (d) Los Angeles,

April 7, 1946 Juan Tizol and his Orchestra - The sphinx Dick Cathcart (tp) Juan Tizol (v-tb) Willie Smith (as,vcl) Babe Russin (ts) Arnold Ross (p) Irving Ashby (g) Ed Mihelich (b) Nick Fatool (d) Los Angeles,

April 7, 1952 Earl Bostic – Moonglow Joe Mitchell (tp) Earl Bostic, Ernest "Pinky" Williams (as) John Coltrane (ts) Gene Redd (vib,tp) Joe "Earl" Knight (p) Jimmy Shirley (g) Ike Isaacs (b) Specs Wright (d) Cincinnati,

April 7, 1952 Milt Jackson Quintet - Bags' groove Lou Donaldson (as) Milt Jackson (vib) John Lewis (p) Percy Heath (b) Kenny Clarke (d)

April 7, 1959 Johnny Hodges - Straight back / First Klass Harold "Shorty" Baker (tp) John Sanders, Quentin Jackson (tb) Johnny Hodges (as) Jimmy Hamilton (cl) Ben Webster (ts) Jimmy Jones (p) Les Spann (g,) Ray Brown (b) Jo Jones (d) New York,

April 8, 1936 "Fats" Waller and His Rhythm - Us on a bus Fats Waller (p,vcl) on all titles plusceleste on (1) and shared vcl on (2) with: Elizabeth Handy (vcl) : Herman Autrey (tp) Gene Sedric (cl,ts) Al Casey (g) Charlie Turner (b) Yank Porter (d) New York,

April 8, 1939 Erskine Hawkins - Swing out Sammy Lowe (tp,arr) Wilbur "Dud" Bascomb, Marcellus Green, Erskine Hawkins (tp) Ed Sims, Bob Range (tb) William Johnson (as,arr) Jimmy Mitchell (as,vcl) Haywood Henry (bar) Avery Parrish (p) William McLemore (g) Leemie Stanfield (b) James Morrison (d) Julian Dash (ts)

April 8, 1944 Billie Holiday with Eddie Heywood and His Orchestra - He's funny that way /: I love my man [Billie's blues] (trio) Freddy Webster (tp) Vic Dickenson (tb) Lem Davis (as) Eddie Heywood, Jr. (p) Teddy Walters (g) John Simmons (b) Sidney Catlett (d) Billie Holiday (vcl) New York,

April 8, 1958 Cootie Williams - Summit Ridge Drive Cootie Williams (tp) Billy Byers, Bobby Byrne, Chauncey Welsch (tb) Dick Hixson (b-tb) Phil Bodner, Elwyn Fraser, Stan Webb, Romeo Penque, Boomie Richman (reeds) Billy Rowland (p) Barry Galbraith (g) Eddie Safranski (b) Osie Johnson (d) New York,

April 8-9, 1959 Blossom Dearie - The party's over Blossom Dearie (vcl,p) acc by Kenny Burrell (g) Ray Brown (b) Ed Thigpen (d) New York,
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