The Verve Sessions of Louis Bellson

 

1957

 

 

 

LOUIS BELLSON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

? (arr)

   
 

Personnel including Harry “Sweet” Edison (tp) Juan Tizol (v-tb) Willie Smith (as) Don Abney (p) Truck Parham (b) Louis Bellson (dm) Norman Granz (tamb) others unknown

   
 

New York City, January 23, 1957

   
a 20670-4

Zip

Verve MG V-8193
b 20671-5

Scene U.S.A.

Verve MG V-8193
c 20672-3

Heat Wave

Verve MG V-8193
d 20673-1

Drum Solo

Verve MG V-8193
e 20673-2

Drum Solo

Verve MG V-8258

 

 


 

 

 

LOUIS BELLSON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

? (arr)

   
 

Personnel including Harry “Sweet” Edison (tp) Juan Tizol (v-tb) Willie Smith (as) Don Abney (p) Truck Parham (b) Louis Bellson (dm) Norman Granz (tamb) others unknown

   
 

New York City, January 24, 1957

   
a 20674-3

Trip To The Jungle

Verve MG V-8193
b 20675-3

Continental Fandango

Verve MG V-8193
c 20676-1

Blues In 6/4

Verve MG V-8193
d 20677-3

Far Eastern Weekend

Verve MG V-8193

 

 


 

 

 

LOUIS BELLSON OCTET

   
 

? (arr)

   
 

Doc Severinsen (tp) Sonny Russo (tb) Red Press (as) Ed Wasserman (ts) Ernie Wilkins (bs) Irving Josephs (p) George Duvivier (b) Louis Bellson (dm)

   
 

New York City, January 25, 1957

   
a 20678-1

Jack’s Up

Verve MG V-8258
b 20679-1

Go Ahead

Verve MG V-8258
c 20680-3

Swing This

Verve MG V-8258
d 20681-4

Let’s Call It Swing

Verve MG V-8258

 

 


 

 

 

LOUIS BELLSON OCTET

   
 

? (arr)

   
 

Harry “Sweet” Edison (tp) Juan Tizol (v-tb) Willie Smith (as) Buddy Collette (ts,fl) Bob Poland (bs) Jimmy Rowles (p) Red  Mitchell (b) Louis Bellson (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, July 24, 1957

   
a 21142-1

Feather’s Nest

Verve MG V-8280 (mono)
b 21143-2

Ting-A-Ling

Verve MG V-8280 (mono)
c 21144-2

The Best Days

Verve MG V-8280 (mono)
d 21145-3

Hammer’s Hang Up

Verve MG V-8280 (mono)
e 21146-3

Music, Romance And Especially Love

Verve MG V-8280 (mono)
f 21147-5

Delightfully Yours

Verve MG V-8280 (mono)
       
  Issues

all titles – Verve MG VS-6034 (stereo).

 

 


 

 

 

LOUIS BELLSON OCTET

   
 

? (arr)

   
 

Harry “Sweet” Edison (tp) Juan Tizol (v-tb) Willie Smith (as) Buddy Collette (ts,fl) Bob Poland (bs) Jimmy Rowles (p) Red  Mitchell (b) Louis Bellson (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, July 25, 1957

   
a 21148-1

Escapade

Verve MG V-8280 (mono)
b 21149-2

Undecided

Verve MG V-8280 (mono)
c 21150-5

Mambo Portofino

Verve MG V-8280 (mono)
d 21151-2

Caravan

Verve MG V-8280 (mono)
e 21152-6

Over We Go

Verve MG V-8280 (mono)
f 21153-3

Cire’s Thought

Verve MG V-8280 (mono)
       
  Issues

all titles – Verve MG VS-6034 (stereo).

 

 


 

 

 

LOUIS BELLSON QUARTET

   
 

Harry “Sweets” Edison (tp) Don Abney (p) Truck Parham (b) Louis Bellson (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, November 11, 1957

   
a 21835-2

Flamingo Blues

Verve MG V-8256
b 21836-1

Opus Seven-Eleven

Verve MG V-8256
c 21837-1

Sweet Georgia Brown

Verve MG V-8256
d 21838-3

Broadway

Verve MG V-8256
e 21840-7

Medley :

Verve MG V-8256
   

- Love Is Here To Stay

 
   

- Flamingo (omit he)

 
   

- Makin’ Whoopee

 
f 21841-5

Driftwood

Verve MG V-8256