A discography of Bob Gordon

 

1954

 

 

 

GEORGE REDMAN QUINTET

   
 

Herbie Harper (tb) Bob Gordon (bs) Maury Dell (p) Don Prell (b) George Redman (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Radio Recorders, unknown date, 1954

   
a  

Babette

Skylark LP 20
b  

Moer Blues

Skylark LP 20
c  

Sonny Boy

Skylark LP 20
d  

Slow Mood

Skylark LP 20
e  

Slow

Skylark LP 20
f  

Just George

Skylark LP 20
       
  Note

According to other sources these titles could have been recorded earlier (December 1953).

       
  Issues

a – Tampa TP-11, TP-15, SA-100, V.S.O.P. #26.

d – Tampa TP-15.

 

all titles – Skylark EP 115 & EP 116, Tampa LP 16, TP-26, V.S.O.P. #15.

       
  CD

all titles – V.S.O.P. #14/15CD, Lone Hill Jazz (Sp) LHJ10126.

 

 


 

 

 

PETE RUGOLO AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Pete Candoli, Conrad Gozzo, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Herbie Harper, John Halliburton (tb) Fred Fox, John Graas (Fr-h) Paul Sarmento (tuba) Bud Shank (as,fl) Harry Klee (as,fl,pic) Bob Cooper (ts,oboe) Jimmy Giuffre (ts,bs) Bob Gordon (bs,b-cl) Bernie Mattison (vib,xyl,mcas) Claude Williamson (p) Howard Roberts (g) Harry Babasin (b) Shelly Manne (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Radio Recorders, February 8, 1954

   
a RHCO 10756

That Old Black Magic

Columbia 40194
b RHCO 10757

Laura

Columbia 40195
c RHCO 10758

Early Stan

Columbia 40194
d RHCO 10759

Come Back Little Rocket

Columbia 40195
       
  Issues

a,c – Columbia 4-40194.

b,d – Columbia 4-40195, Harmony HL 7003.

 

all titles – Columbia CL 6289, CL 635, Fresh Sound (Sp) LSP 15824.

       
  CD

all titles – Collectables COL-5893, Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 2213.

 

 


 

 

 

SHORTY ROGERS AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Shorty Rogers (arr)

   
 

Shorty Rogers, Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Maynard Ferguson,  Conrad Gozzo (tp) Bob Enevoldsen (v-tb) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts (tb) John Graas (Fr-h) Paul Sarmento (tuba) Herb Geller (as) Bud Shank (as,ts,bs) Bill Holman (ts) Jimmy Giuffre (ts,bs,cl) Bob Gordon (bs) Marty Paich (p) Curtis Counce (b) Shelly Manne (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, February 9, 1954

   
a E4VB-3026

Jump For Me

RCA Victor LJM-1004
b E4VB-3027

Over And Out

RCA Victor LJM-1004
c E4VB-3028

Down For Double

RCA Victor LJM-1004
d E4VB-3029

Swingin’ The Blues

RCA Victor LJM-1004
       
  Issues

all titles – RCA Victor EJC 1004 (3 EPs set), Bluebird 5917-1-RB, RCA (Jap) RA-5417, (Jap) RGP 1165M, (Jap) RJL-2517.

       
  CD

all titles – BMG (G) 74321 32337 2, (F) 74321 25769 2, (Jap) BVCJ-7411, (Jap) BVCJ-37264, Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 2231.

 

 


 

 

 

RED NORVO AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

? (arr)

   
 

Don Fagerquist, Conrad Gozzo, Ollie Mitchell (tp) Bob Enevoldsen (v-tb) Bud Shank (as,bs,fl) Bill Holman (ts) Jimmy Giuffre (ts,bs,cl) Bob Gordon (bs) Red Norvo (vib,tymp-mallets) Marty Paich (p) Curtis Counce (b) Shelly Manne (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Radio Recorders, February 14, 1954

   
a E4LB-3568

Jersey Bounce

“X” EP-10
b E4LB-3569

Summer Night

“X” EP-10
c E4LB-3570

While We’re Young

“X” EP-10
d E4LB-3571

There Will Never Be Another You

“X” EP-10
       
  Issues

all titles – RCA (Jap) RGP-1061 (M), Fresh Sound (Sp) NL-46034.

 

 


 

 

 

MAYNARD FERGUSON OCTET

   
 

Willie Maiden (arr)

   
 

Maynard Ferguson (tp,v-tb) Herbie Harper (tb) Bud Shank (as) Bob Cooper (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Russ Freeman (p) Curtis Counce (b) Shelly Manne (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Radio Recorders, February 19, 1954

   
a 10332

Maiden Voyage

EmArcy MG-26024
b 10333

Thou Swell

EmArcy MG-26024
c 10334

The Way You Look Tonight

EmArcy MG-26024
d 10335

All God’s Chillun Got Rhythm

EmArcy MG-26024
e 10336

Willie Nillie

EmArcy MG-26024
       
  Issues

a – EmArcy EP 1-6038, Phonogram EMS-2-406.

b – EmArcy EP 1-6038.

c – EmArcy 16002, 16002x45, EP 1-6038, Phonogram EMS-2-406.

d – EmArcy 16013, EP 1-6039, Phonogram EMS-2-406.

e – EmArcy EP 1-6039.

 

all titles – EmArcy MG-36044, Nippon Phonogram (Jap) 195J-10103.

       
  CD

a – Verve 529 905, Nippon Phonogram (Jap) EJD-1016.

c – Verve 529 905.

d – Nippon Phonogram (Jap) EJD-1016.

e – Verve 529 905.

 

all titles – Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 2204.

 

 


 

 

 

MAYNARD FERGUSON SEPTET

   
 

Maynard Ferguson (tp,v-tb) Bud Shank (as) Bob Cooper (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Russ Freeman (p) Curtis Counce (b) Shelly Manne (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, February 22, 1954

   
a 10340

Somebody Loves Me

EmArcy MG-26017
b 10343-1

Night Letter

EmArcy MG-26017
c 10343-2

Night Letter

Mercury unissued
       
  Note

These titles are head arrangements.

The discography of the Fresh Sound reissue gives February 23.

Bob Gordon is mentioned as playing on the next Mercury session (February 23) of Maynard Ferguson (EmArcy MG 36009), but is not present.

       
  Issues

a – EmArcy EP 1-6028, MG-36046.

b – EmArcy EP 1-6027, MG-36046.

c – Nippon Phonogram (Jap) 195J-10087.

 

all titles – Nippon Phonogram (Jap) 195J-10087.

       
  CD

a,b – Universal Music (Jap) UCCU-9967, Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 383.

 

 


 

 

 

MAYNARD FERGUSON OCTET

   
 

Willie Maiden (arr)

   
 

Maynard Ferguson (tp,v-tb) Herbie Harper (tb) Bud Shank (as,cl,fl) Bob Cooper (ts,oboe) Bob Gordon (bs,b-cl) Russ Freeman (p) Curtis Counce (b) Shelly Manne (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, February 23, 1954

   
a 10337

Hymn To Her

EmArcy MG-26024
b 10338

Lonely Town

EmArcy MG-26024
c 10339

Over The Rainbow

EmArcy MG-26024
       
  Issues

a – EmArcy EP 1-6039.

b - EmArcy 16002, 16002x45, EP 1-6038.

c – EmArcy 16013, EP 1-6039.

 

all titles – EmArcy MG-36044, Phonogram EMS-2-406, Nippon Phonogram (Jap) 195J-10103.

       
  CD

a – Verve 529 905.

 

all titles – Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 2204.

 

 


 

 

 

PETE RUGOLO AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Pete Candoli, Conrad Gozzo, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Herbie Harper, John Halliburton (tb) Fred Fox, Joe Eger (Fr-h) Paul Sarmento (tuba) Bud Shank (as,fl) Harry Klee (as,fl,pic) Bob Cooper (ts,oboe) Jimmy Giuffre (ts,bs) Bob Gordon (bs,b-cl) Bernie Mattison (vib,xyl,timb,triangle,mcas) Claude Williamson (p) Howard Roberts (g) Harry Babasin (b) Shelly Manne (dm,perc)

   
 

Hollywood, Radio Recorders, February 24, 1954

   
a RHCO 10775

You Stepped Out Of A Dream

Columbia 40223
b RHCO 10776

California Melodies

Columbia 40222
c RHCO 10777

Bazaar

Columbia 40223
d RHCO 10778

360 Special

Columbia 40222
       
  Issues

a – Columbia 4-40223.

b,d – Columbia 4-40222.

c – Columbia 4-40223, Harmony HL 7003.

 

all titles – Columbia CL 6289, CL 635, Fresh Sound (Sp) LSP 15824.

       
  CD

all titles – Collectables COL-5893, Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 2213.

 

 


 

 

 

HERBIE HARPER QUINTET

   
 

Herbie Harper (tb) Bob Gordon (bs) Jimmy Rowles (p) Harry Babasin (b) Roy Harte (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Gold Star Studios, February 27, 1954

   
a  

Jeepers Leapers

Nocturne NLP 1
b  

Dinah (omit bg)

Nocturne NLP 1
c  

Five Brothers

Nocturne NLP 1
d  

Herbstone

Nocturne NLP 1
e  

Summertime

Nocturne NLP 1
f  

Jive At Five

Nocturne NLP 1
       
  Issues

a,b – Nocturne NXP 1.

c – Nocturne NXP 1, Liberty LRP 3292.

d,e - Nocturne NXP 2.

f – Nocturne NXP 2, Liberty LJH 6001.

 

all titles – Liberty LJH 6003, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOJJ-6037, Fresh Sound (Sp) 054-2600581.

       
  CD

all titles (except b) – Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 180.

 

all titles – Fantasy OJCCD-1887-2, Fresh Sound (Sp) NR3CD-101 (CD Box set).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Stu Williamson, Pete Candoli, Don Paladino (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, John Halliburton (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Stan Fletcher (tuba) Bud Shank, Harry Klee (as) Bob Cooper, Bill Holman (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Don Bagley (b) Stan Levey (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, March 31, 1954

   
a 12419-17

Alone Too Long

Capitol 2789
b 12420-5

Don’t Take Your Love From Me

Capitol 2789
c 12421-9

The Lady In Red

Capitol 2822
d 12508-9

More Love Than Your Love

Capitol 2871
       
  Issues

a – Capitol F2789.

b – Capitol F2789, T 426.

c – Capitol F2822, T 462.

d – Capitol F2871, T 426.

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol 7243 5 31571 2 8.

 

 


 

 

 

DAN TERRY AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Gene Roland (arr)

   
 

Rolf Ericson, Ray Linn, Mickey Mangano, Tom Reeves, Dan Terry, Stu Williamson (tp) Milt Bernhart, Bob Fitzpatrick, Herbie Harper, Jimmy Knepper (tb) Herb Geller, Joe Maini (as) Bill Holman, Ed Wasserman (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Fred Otis (p) George Russell (g) Jack Cascales (b) Irving Cottler (dm) Connie Haines °, Don Gordon °° (vcl)

   
 

Hollywood, Universal Studios, April 26, 1954

   
a  

Totem Pole (inc.)

Universal soundtrack unissued
b  

I’ve Got The World On A String °

Universal soundtrack unissued
c   Mr. Flamingo °° Universal soundtrack unissued
d  

Southern Fried

Universal soundtrack unissued
       
  Note

These tiles have been recorded for a sound track to the short film “Birth Of A Band” directed by Will Cowan. (Information from Mark Cantor’s film archives).

 

 


 

 

 

PETE RUGOLO AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Pete Candoli, Conrad Gozzo, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Herbie Harper (tb) Fred Fox, Bill Hinshaw (Fr-h) Paul Sarmento (tuba) Bud Shank (as,fl) Harry Klee (as,fl,pic) Bob Cooper (ts,oboe) Jimmy Giuffre (ts,bs) Bob Gordon (bs,b-cl) Bernie Mattison (vib,xyl,timb,triangle,mcas) Claude Williamson (p) Howard Roberts (g) Harry Babasin (b) Shelly Manne (dm,perc)

   
 

Hollywood, Radio Recorders, April 28, 1954

   
a RHCO 10876

Theme From The Lombardo Ending (band vcl)

Columbia 40369
b RHCO 10877

Maρana (band vcl)

Columbia 40262
c RHCO 10878

Good Evening Friends Boogie (band vcl)

Columbia 40546
d RHCO 10879

King Porter Stomp

Columbia 40519
       
  Issues

a – Columbia 4-40369, CL 635, Fresh Sound (Sp) LSP 15824.

b – Columbia 4-40262, CL 635, Fresh Sound (Sp) LSP 15824.

c – Columbia 4-40546, CL 604, Fresh Sound (Sp) LSP 15560.

d – Columbia 4-40519, CL 604, Fresh Sound (Sp) LSP 15560.

 

all titles –  Columbia B 1916.

       
  CD

all titles – Collectables COL-5893, Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 2213.

 

 


 

 

 

PETE RUGOLO AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Pete Candoli, Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Vince De Rosa, Sinclair Lott (Fr-h) Paul Sarmento (tuba) Bud Shank (as,fl) Ethmer Roten (as,fl,pic) Bob Cooper (ts,oboe) Jimmy Giuffre (ts,bs) Bob Gordon (bs,b-cl) Bernie Mattison (vib,xyl,tamb,mcas,woodblocks) Claude Williamson (p,celeste) Howard Roberts (g) Harry Babasin (b) Shelly Manne (dm,perc)

   
 

Hollywood, Radio Recorders, April 29, 1954

   
a RHCO 10872

In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree (band vcl)

Columbia 40262
b RHCO 10873

Jingle Bells Mambo (band vcl)

Columbia 40369
c RHCO 10874

Poinciana

Columbia CL 604
d RHCO 10875

My Funny Valentine

Columbia CL 604
       
  Issues

a – Columbia 4-40262, CL 635, Fresh Sound (Sp) LSP 15824.

b – Columbia 4-40369, CL 604, Fresh Sound (Sp) LSP 15560.

c – Harmony HL 7003, Fresh Sound (Sp) LSP 15560.

d – Fresh Sound (Sp) LSP 15560.

       
  CD

all titles – Collectables COL-5893, Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 2213.

 

 


 

 

 

BILL HOLMAN OCTET

   
 

Bill Holman (arr)

   
 

Don Fagerquist (tp) Stu Williamson, Bob Enevoldsen (v-tb) Herb Geller (as) Bill Holman (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Curtis Counce (b) Stan Levey (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, May 4, 1954

   
a 12614-12

Sparkle

Capitol EBF-6500
b 12615-12

Tanglefoot

Capitol EBF-6500
c 12616-7

Song Without Words

Capitol EBF-6500
d 12617-5

Awfully Busy

Capitol EBF-6500
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol H-6500, L-6500, Affinity (UK) AFF 65.

       
  CD

all titles - Mosaic MD4-185 (CD Box set).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Stu Williamson, Don Fagerquist, Don Paladino (tp) Milt Bernhart, Herbie Harper, John Halliburton, Francis “Joe” Howard (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Stan Fletcher (tuba) Bud Shank, Ronnie Lang (as) Bob Cooper, Bill Holman (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Bobby Gibbons (g) Don Bagley (b) Stan Levey (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, May 6, 1954

   
a 12609-13

Under A Blanket Of Blue

Capitol 2822
b 12625

Suddenly

Creative World ST 1040
c 12626-5

Skoot

Capitol 2871
       
  Note

The Capitol Label Discography (M.Ruppli) mentions Pete Candoli instead of Buddy Childers.

       
  Issues

a – Capitol F2822, T 462.

c – Capitol F2871.

       
  CD

a – Capitol 7243 5 31571 2 8.

 

 


 

 

 

BOB GORDON QUINTET

   
 

Jack Montrose (arr)

   
 

Jack Montrose (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Paul Moer (p) Joe Mondragon (b) Billy Schneider (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Radio Recorders, May 6, 1954

   
a PJ 381

Meet Mr. Gordon

Pacific Jazz PJLP-12
b PJ 382

Tea For Two

Pacific Jazz PJLP-12
c PJ 383

Modus Operandi

Pacific Jazz PJLP-12
d PJ 384

Onion Bottom

Pacific Jazz PJLP-12
       
  Issues

a – Pacific Jazz EP4-18, PJ-1214, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) PJ-1214.

b,d – Pacific Jazz PJ-1214, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) PJ-1214.

c – Pacific Jazz EP4-18.

 

all titles – Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOJJ-6035.

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7243 4 93161 2 6, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOCJ-9482.

 

 


 

 

 

PETE RUGOLO AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Pete Candoli, Conrad Gozzo, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers (tp) Milt Bernhart, John Halliburton, Herbie Harper (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) John Cave, Sinclair Lott (Fr-h) Paul Sarmento (tuba) Bud Shank (as,fl) Harry Klee (as,fl,pic) Bob Cooper (ts,oboe) Jimmy Giuffre (ts,bs) Bob Gordon (bs,b-cl) Bernie Mattison (vib,xyl,triangle,chimes) Claude Williamson (p) Howard Roberts (g) Harry Babasin (b) Shelly Manne (dm,perc)

   
 

Hollywood, Radio Recorders, May 10, 1954

   
a RHCO 10907

Rugolo Meets Shearing

Columbia CL 604
b RHCO 10908

Mixin’ The Blues

Columbia CL 604
c RHCO 10909

4:20 A.M.

Columbia CL 689
d RHCO 10910

Latin Nocturne

Columbia 40432
       
  Issues

a,b – Fresh Sound (Sp) LSP 15560.

c – Fresh Sound (Sp) LSP 15826.

d – Columbia 4-40432, Harmony HL 7003.

       
  CD

a,b,d – Collectables COL-5893.

c – Collectables COL-6092.

 

all titles – Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 2213.

 

 


 

 

 

BILL HOLMAN OCTET

   
 

Bill Holman (arr)

   
 

Don Fagerquist (tp) Stu Williamson, Bob Enevoldsen (v-tb) Herb Geller (as) Bill Holman (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Curtis Counce (b) Stan Levey (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, May 12, 1954

   
a 12638-7

Plain Folks

Capitol 7-65000
b 12639-5

Back To Minors

Capitol EBF-6500
c 12640-9

Cousin Jack

Capitol 7-65000
d 12641-3

On The Town

Capitol EBF-6500
       
  Issues

a,c – Capitol F65000.

b,d – Capitol H-6500, L-6500.

 

all titles – Affinity (UK) AFF 65.

       
  CD

all titles - Mosaic MD4-185 (CD Box set).

 

 


 

 

 

BOB GORDON QUINTET

   
 

Jack Montrose (arr)

   
 

Jack Montrose (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Paul Moer (p) Joe Mondragon (b) Billy Schneider (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Radio Recorders, May 27, 1954

   
a PJ 385

What A Difference A Day Made

Pacific Jazz PJLP-12
b PJ 386

For Sue

Pacific Jazz PJLP-12
c PJ 387

Love Is Here To Stay

Pacific Jazz PJLP-12
d PJ 388-1

Two Can Play

Pacific Jazz PJLP-12
e PJ 388-2

Two Can Play

Jazz West Coast JWC-500
       
  Issues

a – Pacific Jazz 621, 45-621, PJ-1214, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) PJ-1214.

b – Pacific Jazz EP4-18, PJ-1214, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) PJ-1214.

c – Pacific Jazz EP4-18, PJ-1214, DJ-2, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) PJ-1214.

d – Pacific Jazz 621, 45-621.

e – King (Jap) K18P-9258, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) PJ-0500.

 

all titles (except e) – Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOJJ-6035.

       
  CD

e – Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOCJ-5611~15 (CD Box set).

 

all titles – Capitol CDP 7243 4 93161 2 6, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOCJ-9482.

 

 


 

 

 

PETE RUGOLO AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Pete Candoli, Maynard Ferguson, Don Paladino, Shorty Rogers (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, John Halliburton (tb) John Cave, Sinclair Lott (Fr-h) Paul Sarmento (tuba) Bud Shank (as,fl) Harry Klee (as,fl,pic) Bob Cooper (ts,oboe) Jimmy Giuffre (ts,bs) Bob Gordon (bs,b-cl) Bernie Mattison (vib,xyl,tymp,chimes) Claude Williamson (p) Howard Roberts (g) Harry Babasin (b) Shelly Manne (dm,perc)

   
 

Hollywood, Radio Recorders, June 21, 1954

   
a RHCO 10945

There Will Never Be Another You

Columbia CL 604
b RHCO 10946

Conversation

Columbia CL 604
c RHCO 10947

You Are Too Beautiful

Columbia CL 604
d RHCO 10948

Here’s Pete

Columbia CL 604
e RHCO 10949

Shave And Haircut

Columbia 40432
       
  Note

“Conversation” is titled “The Shrike” on Harmony HL 7003.

“Shave And Haircut” is titled “Shave And A Haircut” on Harmony HL 7003.

       
  Issues

a,c,d – Fresh Sound (Sp) LSP 15560.

b – Harmony HL 7003, Fresh Sound (Sp) LSP 15560.

e – Columbia 4-40432, Harmony HL 7003.

       
  CD

a,b,c,d – Collectables COL-5893.

e – Collectables COL-6092.

 

all titles – Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 2213.

 

 


 

 

 

LENNIE NIEHAUS QUINTET

   
 

Lennie Niehaus (arr)

   
 

Lennie Niehaus (as) Jack Montrose (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Monte Budwig (b) Shelly Manne (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, July 2, 1954

   
a  

I’ll Take Romance

Contemporary C2513
b  

Prime Rib

Contemporary C2513
c  

Inside Out

Contemporary C2513
d  

Bottoms Up

Contemporary C2513
       
  Issues

a,b,c – Contemporary C-4014.

d – Contemporary C-4013.

 

all titles – Contemporary C3518, Fantasy OJC-319, King (Jap) K20P-6610.

       
  CD

all titles – Fantasy OJCCD-1933-2, Victor (Jap) VICJ-23112.

 

 


 

 

 

PETE RUGOLO AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Pete Candoli, Maynard Ferguson, Mickey Mangano, Shorty Rogers (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Herbie Harper (tb) John Graas, Sinclair Lott (Fr-h) Paul Sarmento (tuba) Ethmer Roten, Bud Shank (as,fl) Bob Cooper (ts,oboe) Jimmy Giuffre (ts,bs) Bob Gordon (bs) Ralph Hansell (xyl,perc) Claude Williamson (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Harry Babasin (b) Shelly Manne (dm,perc) Frank “Chico” Guerrero (timb) Joe Guerrero (bgo,mcas) Lynn Franklin ° (vcl)

   
 

Hollywood, Radio Recorders, July 8, 1954

   
a RHCO 10981

Sidewalks Of New York Mambo (band vcl)

Columbia 40286
b RHCO 10982

Manhattan Mambo ° (band vcl)

Columbia 40286
c RHCO 10983

Sambamba

Columbia CL 604
d RHCO 10984

The Night Before Christmas

Columbia unissued
       
  Issues

a – Columbia 4-40286, CL 635, Fresh Sound (Sp) LSP 15824.

b – Columbia 4-40286, Harmony HL 7003.

c – Fresh Sound (Sp) LSP 15560.

       
  CD

a,c – Collectables COL-5893, Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 2213.

b – Collectables COL-6092, Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 2213.

 

 


 

 

 

LENNIE NIEHAUS QUINTET

   
 

Lennie Niehaus (arr)

   
 

Lennie Niehaus (as) Jack Montrose (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Monte Budwig (b) Shelly Manne (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, July 9, 1954

   
a  

You Stepped Out Of A Dream

Contemporary C2513
b  

Whose Blues

Contemporary C2513
c  

I Remember You

Contemporary C2513
d  

Day By Day

Contemporary C2513
       
  Issues

a,c,d – Contemporary C-4013.

b – Contemporary C-4014.

 

all titles – Contemporary C3518, Fantasy OJC-319, King (Jap) K20P-6610.

       
  CD

all titles – Fantasy OJCCD-1933-2, Victor (Jap) VICJ-23112.

 

 


 

 

 

CLIFFORD BROWN SEPTET

   
 

Jack Montrose (arr)

   
 

Clifford Brown (tp) Stu Williamson (v-tb) Zoot Sims (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Russ Freeman (p) Joe Mondragon (b) Shelly Manne (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, July 12, 1954

   
a  

Daahoud

Pacific Jazz PJLP-19
b  

Finders Keepers

Pacific Jazz PJLP-19
c  

Joy Spring

Pacific Jazz PJLP-19
       
  Issues

a – Pacific Jazz PJ-1214, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) PJ-1214.

c – Pacific Jazz EP4-27, PJ-1214, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) PJ-1214.

 

all titles – Pacific Jazz PJ-3, World Pacific ST-20139, Jazztone J 1281, Liberty LN-10126, Mosaic MR5-104 (LP Box set),        

                     Toshiba-EMI (Jap) JR-8057, King (Jap) GXF-3132, (Jap) K23P-6708.

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol 7243 8 32142 2 7, Blue Note 7243 8 34195 2, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) CP32-5366.

 

 


 

 

 

BILL HOLMAN OCTET

   
 

Bill Holman (arr)

   
 

Nick Travis (tp) Stu Williamson (tp,v-tb) Bob Enevoldsen (v-tb) Herb Geller (as) Bill Holman (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Max Bennett (b) Stan Levey (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, August 2, 1954

   
a 12855-5

East Of The Sun

Capitol unissued
b 12856-5

Play On

Capitol unissued
c 12891-8

Jughaid

Capitol EBF-6500
d 12892-5

Locomotion

Capitol EBF-6500
       
  Issues

c,d – Capitol H-6500, L-6500, Affinity (UK) AFF 65.

       
  CD

all titles - Mosaic MD4-185 (CD Box set).

 

 


 

 

 

CLIFFORD BROWN SEPTET

   
 

Jack Montrose (arr)

   
 

Clifford Brown (tp) Stu Williamson (v-tb) Zoot Sims (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Russ Freeman (p) Carson Smith (b) Shelly Manne (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, August 12, 1954

   
a PJ 1648

Tiny Capers

Pacific Jazz PJLP-19
b PJ 1648 alt. tk

Tiny Capers

Jazz West Coast JWC-500
c  

Bones For Jones

Pacific Jazz PJLP-19
d PJ 1650

Gone With The Wind

Pacific Jazz PJLP-19
e PJ 1650 alt. tk

Gone With The Wind

Pacific Jazz EP4-27
f  

Blueberry Hill

Pacific Jazz PJLP-19
       
  Issues

a,d – Pacific Jazz 627, 45-627, EP4-27, PJ-3, PJ-1214, World Pacific ST-20139, Jazztone J 1281, Liberty LN-10126,

        Toshiba-EMI (Jap) JR-8057, (Jap) PJ-1214, King (Jap) GXF-3132, (Jap) K23P-6708.

b – Pacific Jazz PJ-100, PJ-LA 892-H, King (Jap) K18P-9258, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) PJ-0500.

c – Pacific Jazz PJ-3, World Pacific ST-20139, Jazztone J 1281, Liberty LN-10126, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) JR-8057,

       King (Jap) GXF-3132, (Jap) K23P-6708.

f – Pacific Jazz EP4-27, PJ-3, PJ-1214, World Pacific ST-20139, Jazztone J 1281, Liberty LN-10126, Toshiba-EMI (Jap)

     JR-8057, (Jap) PJ-1214, King (Jap) GXF-3132.

 

all titles (except e) – Mosaic MR5-104 (LP Box set).

       
  CD

b – Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOCJ-5611~15 (CD Box set).

 

all titles (except e) – Blue Note 7243 8 34195 2, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) CP32-5366.

 

all titles – Capitol 7243 8 32142 2 7.

 

 


 

 

 

HOWARD RUMSEY’S LIGHTHOUSE ALL-STARS

   
 

Bob Cooper, Bill Holman, Claude Williamson (arr)

   
 

Stu Williamson (tp) Bob Enevoldsen (v-tb) Bud Shank (as) Bob Cooper (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Claude Williamson (p) Howard Rumsey (b) Stan Levey (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, August 17, 1954

   
a  

Stan (bh arr)

Contemporary C2515
b  

Coop (bc arr)

Contemporary C2515
c  

S & B (bh arr)

Contemporary C2515
d  

Claude (cw arr)

Contemporary C2515
e  

Concerto For Doghouse (bh arr)

Contemporary C2515
f  

Bud (The Whippet) (bh arr)

Contemporary C2515
       
  Issues

a,e – Contemporary C-4023.

b,f – Contemporary C-4022.

c,d – Contemporary C-4024.

 

all titles – Contemporary C3517, Fantasy OJC-451.

       
  CD

all titles – Fantasy OJCCD-451-2.

 

 


 

 

 

LENNIE NIEHAUS OCTET

   
 

Lennie Niehaus (arr)

   
 

Stu Williamson (tp) Bob Enevoldsen (v-tb) Lennie Niehaus (as) Jack Montrose (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Lou Levy (p) Monte Budwig (b) Shelly Manne (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, August 23, 1954

   
a  

How About You

Contemporary C2517
b  

Figure 8

Contemporary C2517
c  

Patti-Cake

Contemporary C2517
d  

The Way You Look Tonight

Contemporary C2517
e  

Have You Met Miss Jones?

Contemporary C2517
f  

Night Life

Contemporary C2517
g  

The Night We Called It A Day

Contemporary C2517
h  

Seaside

Contemporary C2517
       
  Issues

a,b,c,d – Contemporary C-4016.

e,f,g,h – Contemporary C-4017.

 

all titles – Conteporary C3540, King (Jap) K20P-6010.

       
  CD

all titles – Fantasy OJCCD-1892-2.

 

 


 

 

 

LEITH STEVENS AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Leith Stevens (arr)

   
 

Pete Candoli, Charles Grifford, Carlton McBeath, Shorty Rogers (tp) Bob Enevoldsen (v-tb) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) John Graas (Fr-h) Paul Sarmento (tuba) Sal Franzella, Lennie Niehaus (as) Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre (ts) Bob Gordon (bs,b-cl) Bud Shank (b-s) unknown (vib) Claude Williamson (p) Joe Mondragon (b) Shelly Manne (dm) unknown (cow-bell,woodblocks,bgo)

   
 

Hollywood, September 3, 1954

   
a  

Private Hell 36 (Main Title)

Coral CRL 56122
b  

Havana Interlude

Coral CRL 56122
c  

Easy Mood

Coral CRL 56122
d  

Daddy Long Legs

Coral CRL 56122
e  

Joshua

Coral CRL 56122
f  

Lilli

Coral CRL 56122
g  

Dance Of The Lilliputian

Coral CRL 56122
h  

Private Blues

Coral CRL 56122
       
  Issues

all titles – Coral CRL 57283, CRL 757283, Fresh Sound (Sp) 252970-2.

       
  CD

all titles – Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 2201.

 

 


 

 

 

LYLE MURPHY AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Lyle Murphy (arr)

   
 

Russ Cheever (ss,as,cl) Frank Morgan, Benny Carter (as) Buddy Collette (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Lyle Murphy ° (celeste) Buddy Clark (b) Chico Hamilton (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, November 3, 1954

   
a  

Tone Poem °

Gene Norman Presents GNP 9
b  

I Only Have Eyes For You

Gene Norman Presents GNP 9
c  

Frantastic

Gene Norman Presents GNP 9
d  

Caleta

Gene Norman Presents GNP 9
       
  Issues

c,d – Gene Norman Presents GNP EP 1010.

 

all titles – Gene Norman Presents GNP 33, Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 505.

       
  CD

all titles – GNP-Crescendo GNPD 9056, Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 2254.

 

 


 

 

 

LYLE MURPHY AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Lyle Murphy (arr)

   
 

Russ Cheever (ss,as,cl) Frank Morgan, Benny Carter (as) Buddy Collette (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Lyle Murphy ° (celeste) Buddy Clark (b) Richie Frost (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, December 3, 1954

   
a  

Lost In A Fugue

Gene Norman Presents GNP 9
b  

Frankly Speaking

Gene Norman Presents GNP 9
c  

Illusion

Gene Norman Presents GNP 9
d  

Crazy Quilt °

Gene Norman Presents GNP 9
       
  Issues

a,d – Gene Norman Presents GNP EP 1010.

 

all titles – Gene Norman Presents GNP 33, Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 505.

       
  CD

all titles – GNP-Crescendo GNPD 9056, Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 2254.

 

 


 

 

 

JUNE CHRISTY WITH PETE RUGOLO AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

June Christy (vcl) acc. by Conte Candoli, Conrad Gozzo, Shorty Rogers (tp) Milt Bernhart, Bob Fitzpatrick, Herbie Harper (tb) Bud Shank (as,fl) Bob Cooper (ts,oboe,fl) Jimmy Giuffre (ts) Bob Gordon (bs) Claude Williamson (p) Howard Roberts (g) Joe Mondragon (b) Shelly Manne (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, December 29, 1954

   
a 13389

Look Out Up There

Capitol 3375
b 13390

Softly As In A Morning Sunrise

Capitol EAP3-516
c 13391

Out Of Somewhere

Capitol unissued
d 13392

Love Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

Capitol unissued
       
  Issues

a – Capitol F3375, T1006, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-60043.

b – Capitol T516, T955, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-50060.

       
  CD

b – EMI Music (Jap) TOCJ-50004, Capitol Jazz 7243 5 34069 2 9.

 

all titles – Toshiba-EMI (Jap) CP32-5307, Capitol CDP 7 96329 2.