The RCA Victor Sessions of Charlie Barnet

 

1954

 

 

 

CHARLIE BARNET AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Billy May, Paul Villepigue (arr)

   
 

John Best, Pete Candoli, Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson (tp) Milt Bernhart, Herbie Harper, Tommy Pederson, Si Zentner (tb) Charlie Barnet (ss,as,ts) Willie Smith (as) Georgie Auld, Fred Falensby (ts) Bob Dawes, Chuck Gentry (bs) Bob Harrington (p) Tony Rizzi (g) Sam Chieftz (b)

Alvin Stoller (dm)

   
 

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

   
a E4VB-4594

Lullaby Of Birdland (pv arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1146
b E4VB-4595

By The Waters Of Minnetonka (pv arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1091
c E4VB-4596

Comanche War Dance (bm arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1091
       
  Note

The liner notes of albums and most of discographies credit arrangements of “Lullaby Of Birdland” and “By The Waters Of Minnetonka” to Billy May, but Billy May himself (Billy May Discography, Greenwood Press) recalled that they were written by Paul Villepigue.

       
  Issues

a – RCA Victor EPA-673, BMG (Jap) PRTD 1012.

b – RCA Victor EPB-1091-2, Fresh Sound (Sp) NL-45977.

c – RCA Victor EPB-1091-1, Fresh Sound (Sp) NL-45977.

       
  CD

b,c – Fresh Sound (Sp) 74321421292.

 

 


 

 

 

CHARLIE BARNET AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Billy May (arr)

   
 

John Best, Buddy Childers, Conrad Gozzo, Maynard Ferguson (tp) Herbie Harper, Dick Nash, Tommy Pederson, Si Zentner (tb) Charlie Barnet (ss,as,ts) Willie Smith (as) Georgie Auld, Fred Falensby (ts) Bob Dawes, Chuck Gentry (bs) Bob Harrington (p) Tony Rizzi (g) Joe Mondragon (b) Alvin Stoller (dm)

   
 

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

   
a E4VB-5227

Wahoo’s Lament

RCA Victor LPM-1091
b E4VB-5228

Indian Love Call

RCA Victor LPM-1091
c E4VB-5229

Iroquois

RCA Victor LPM-1091
d E4VB-5230

Cherokee

RCA Victor LPM-1091
       
  Issues

a – RCA Victor EPA-612.

b – RCA Victor EPB-1091-2.

c,d – RCA Victor EPB-1091-1.

 

all titles – Fresh Sound (Sp) NL-45977.

       
  CD

all titles – Fresh Sound (Sp) 74321421292.

 

 


 

 

 

CHARLIE BARNET AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Billy May, Paul Villepigue (arr)

   
 

John Best, Buddy Childers, Conrad Gozzo, Maynard Ferguson (tp) Milt Bernhart, Herbie Harper, Tommy Pederson, Si Zentner (tb) Charlie Barnet (ss,as,ts) Willie Smith (as) Georgie Auld, Fred Falensby (ts) Bob Dawes, Chuck Gentry (bs) Bob Harrington (p) Tony Rizzi (g) Joe Mondragon (b) Alvin Stoller (dm) Jack Costanzo (bgo)

   
 

 Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, December 20, 1954

   
a E4VB-5248

Pale Moon (bm arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1091
b E4VB-5249

From The Land Of The Sky Blue Waters (pv arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1091
c E4VB-5250

Seminole (bm arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1091
d E4VB-5251

Along The Santa Fe Trail (bm arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1091
e E4VB-5252

Redskin Mambo (bm arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1091
       
  Note

The liner notes of albums and most of discographies credit arrangements of “From The Land Of The Sky Blue Waters” to Billy May, but Billy May himself (Billy May Discography, Greenwood Press) recalled that they were written by Paul Villepigue.

       
  Issues

a,d,e – RCA Victor EPA-612.

b – RCA Victor EPB-1091-1.

c – RCA Victor EPB-1091-2.

 

all titles – Fresh Sound (Sp) NL-45977.

       
  CD

all titles – Fresh Sound (Sp) 74321421292.