The Imperial Sessions of Sonny Criss

 

1956

 

 

 

SONNY CRISS QUINTET

   
 

Sonny Criss (as) Kenny Drew (p) Barney Kessel (g) Bill Woodson (b) Chuck Thompson (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, January 26, 1956

   
a IM-981

Easy Living

Imperial LP 9006 (mono)
b IM-982

Criss Cross

Imperial LP 9006 (mono)
c IM-983

Willow Weep For Me

Imperial X5694
d IM-984

Alabamy Bound

Imperial LP 9006 (mono)
       
  Issues

a,c,d – Imperial LP 9205 (mono), LP 12205 (rechanneled stereo).

 

all titles – Imperial LP 9006 (mono), King (Jap) K18P-9253, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOJJ-5801.

       
  CD

all titles – Blue Note 7243 5 24565 2 9, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOCJ-6127, (Jap) TOCJ-6823, (Jap) TOCJ-9314,

                EMI Music (Jap) TOCJ-50171.

 

 


 

 

 

SONNY CRISS QUINTET

   
 

Sonny Criss (as) Kenny Drew (p) Barney Kessel (g) Bill Woodson (b) Chuck Thompson (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, February 24, 1956

   
a IM-1012

Something’s Gotta Give

Imperial LP 9006 (mono)
b IM-1013

These Foolish Things

Imperial LP 9006 (mono)
c IM-1014

West Coast Blues

Imperial X5694
d IM-1015

Blue Friday

Imperial LP 9006 (mono)
       
  Issues

a – Imperial LP 9205 (mono), LP 12205 (rechanneled stereo).

 

all titles – Imperial LP 9006 (mono), King (Jap) K18P-9253, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOJJ-5801.

       
  CD

all titles – Blue Note 7243 5 24565 2 9, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOCJ-6127, (Jap) TOCJ-6823, (Jap) TOCJ-9314,

                EMI Music (Jap) TOCJ-50171.

 

 


 

 

 

SONNY CRISS QUINTET

   
 

Sonny Criss (as) Kenny Drew (p) Barney Kessel (g) Bill Woodson (b) Chuck Thompson (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, March 23, 1956

   
a IM-1034

More Than You Know

Imperial LP 9006 (mono)
b IM-1035

Sunday

Imperial LP 9006 (mono)
c IM-1036

Sweet Georgia Brown

Imperial LP 9006 (mono)
d IM-1037

Ham’s Blues

Imperial LP 9006 (mono)
       
  Issues

a,b,c – Imperial LP 9205 (mono), LP 12205 (rechanneled stereo).

 

all titles – King (Jap) K18P-9253, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOJJ-5801.

       
  CD

all titles – Blue Note 7243 5 24565 2 9, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOCJ-6127, (Jap) TOCJ-6823, (Jap) TOCJ-9314,

                EMI Music (Jap) TOCJ-50171.

 

 


 

 

 

SONNY CRISS QUARTET

   
 

Sonny Criss (as) Sonny Clark (p) Leroy Vinnegar (b) Lawrence Marable (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Master Recorders, July 10, 1956

   
a IM-1084

Summertime

Imperial LP 9020 (mono)
b IM-1085

Memories Of You

Imperial LP 9020 (mono)
c IM-1086

Wailin’ With Joe

Imperial LP 9020 (mono)
d IM-1087

How Deep Is The Ocean

Imperial LP 9020 (mono)
e IM-1088

The Blues For Rose

Imperial LP 9020 (mono)
f IM-1089

The Man I Love

Imperial LP 9020 (mono)
       
  Issues

f – Imperial LP 9205 (mono), LP 12205 (rechanneled stereo).

 

all titles – King (Jap) K18P-9254, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOJJ-5802.

       
  CD

all titles – Blue Note 7243 5 24565 2 9, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOCJ-5978, (Jap) TOCJ-6814, (Jap) TOCJ-9313,

                     (Jap) TOCJ-90029, EMI Music (Jap) TOCJ-50023.

 

 


 

 

 

SONNY CRISS QUARTET

   
 

Sonny Criss (as) Sonny Clark (p) Leroy Vinnegar (b) Lawrence Marable (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Master Recorders, July 31, 1956

   
a IM-1090

Until The Real Thing Comes Along

Imperial LP 9020 (mono)
b IM-1091

Blue Prelude

Imperial LP 9020 (mono)
c IM-1092

After You’ve Gone

Imperial LP 9020 (mono)
d IM-1093

Come Rain Or Come Shine

Imperial LP 9020 (mono)
e IM-1094

How High The Moon

Imperial LP 9020 (mono)
f IM-1095

If I Had You

Imperial LP 9020 (mono)
       
  Issues

b,d – Imperial LP 9205 (mono), LP 12205 (rechanneled stereo).

 

all titles – King (Jap) K18P-9254, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOJJ-5802.

       
  CD

all titles – Blue Note 7243 5 24565 2 9, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOCJ-5978, (Jap) TOCJ-6814, (Jap) TOCJ-9313,

                (Jap) TOCJ-90029, EMI Music (Jap) TOCJ-50023.

 

 


 

 

 

SONNY CRISS QUINTET

   
 

Sonny Criss (as) Larry Bunker (vib) Sonny Clark (p) Buddy Clark (b) Lawrence Marable (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Radio Recorders, August 26, 1956

   
a IM-1101

What Is This Thing Called Love?

Imperial LP 9024 (mono)
b IM-1102

Night And Day

Imperial LP 9024 (mono)
c IM-1103

Love For Sale

Imperial LP 9024 (mono)
d IM-1104

Just One Of Those Things

Imperial LP 9024 (mono)
e IM-1105

Anything Goes

Imperial LP 9024 (mono)
f IM-1106

I Get A Kick Out Of You

Imperial LP 9024 (mono)
       
  Issues

c,f – Imperial LP 9205 (mono), LP 12205 (rechanneled stereo).

 

all titles – King (Jap) K18P-9255, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOJJ-5803.

       
  CD

all titles – Blue Note 7243 5 24565 2 9, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOCJ-5330, (Jap) TOCJ-6239, (Jap) TOCJ-6869,

                EMI Music (Jap) TOCJ-50172.

 

 


 

 

 

SONNY CRISS QUINTET

   
 

Sonny Criss (as) Larry Bunker (vib) Sonny Clark (p) Buddy Clark (b) Lawrence Marable (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Radio Recorders, October 3, 1956

   
a IM-1155

Easy To Love

Imperial LP 9024 (mono)
b IM-1156

It’s All Right With Me

Imperial LP 9024 (mono)
c IM-1157

I Love You

Imperial LP 9024 (mono)
d IM-1158

In The Still Of The Night

Imperial LP 9024 (mono)
       
  Issues

all titles – King (Jap) K18P-9255, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOJJ-5803.

       
  CD

all titles – Blue Note 7243 5 24565 2 9, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) TOCJ-5330, (Jap) TOCJ-6239, (Jap) TOCJ-6869,

                EMI Music (Jap) TOCJ-50172.