The Verve Sessions of Louis Bellson

 

1959

 

 

 

LOUIS BELLSON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bob Florence, Marty Paich, Aaron Sachs, Ernie Wilkins (arr)

   
 

John Audino, Guido Basso, Ralph Clarke, Fred Thompson (tp) Juan Tizol (v-tb) Nick Di Maio, Earl Swope (tb) Joe De Angelis (Fr-h) Herb Geller, Oliver Nelson (as) George “Big Nick” Nicholas (ts) Aaron Sachs (ts,cl) George Perry (bs) Jack Arnold (vib,boo bams) Eddie Diamond (p) Lawrence Lucie / Tony Rizzi (g) Charles “Truck” Parham (b) Louis Bellson (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, July 20, 1959

   
a 26455-4

The Hawk Talks (bf arr)

Verve MG V-2123 (mono)
b 26456-9

Don’t Be That Way (ew arr)

Verve MG V-2123 (mono)
c 26457-3

Blast Off (as arr)

Verve MG V-2123 (mono)
d 26458-1

Drum Foolery (mp arr)

Verve MG V-2123 (mono)
e 26459-5

It’s Music Time (ew arr)

Verve MG V-2123 (mono)
       
  Issues

d – Verve V-10199x45.

 

all titles – Verve MG VS-6093 (stereo).

 

 


 

 

 

LOUIS BELLSON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Jack Arnold, Louis Bellson, Eddie Diamond, Bob Florence, Ernie Wilkins (arr)

   
 

John Audino, Guido Basso, Ralph Clarke, Fred Thompson (tp) Juan Tizol (v-tb) Nick Di Maio, Earl Swope (tb) Joe De Angelis (Fr-h) Herb Geller, Oliver Nelson (as) George “Big Nick” Nicholas (ts) Aaron Sachs (ts,cl) George Perry (bs) Jack Arnold (vib,boo bams) Eddie Diamond (p) Lawrence Lucie / Tony Rizzi (g) Charles “Truck” Parham (b) Louis Bellson (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, August 10, 1959

   
a 26460-2

Satin Doll (bf arr)

Verve MG V-2123 (mono)
b 26461-4

Summer Night (bf arr)

Verve MG V-2123 (mono)
c 26462-6

It Don’t Mean A Thing (ed arr)

Verve MG V-2123 (mono)
d 26463-2

Speak Low (ew arr)

Verve MG V-2123 (mono)
e 26464-4

You Are My Lucky Star (ja arr)

Verve MG V-2123 (mono)
f 26465-1

So Long Blues (lb arr)

Verve MG V-2123 (mono)
       
  Issues

a – Verve V-10199x45.

 

all titles – Verve MG VS-6093 (stereo).