The RCA Victor Sessions of Billy Byers

 

1955

 

 

 

BILLY BYERS AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Billy Byers, Al Cohn, Ernie Wilkins, Quincy Jones (arr)

   
 

Ernie Royal, Jimmy Nottingham, Bernie Glow, Nick Travis (tp) Billy Byers, Chauncey Welsch, Urbie Green (tb) Gene Quill, Hal McKusick (as) Zoot Sims, Al Cohn (ts) Sol Schlinger (bs) Hank Jones (p) Billy Mure (g) Milt Hinton (b) Don Lamond (dm)

   
 

New York City, August 17, 1955

   
a F2JB-6286-7

Lullaby Of Birdland (ew arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1146
b F2JB-6287

Lullaby Of Birdland (bb arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1146
c F2JB-6288

Lullaby Of Birdland (qj arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1146
d F2JB-6289

The Chant (ac arr)

RCA Victor unissued
       
  Note

Billy Byers was the leader of the session, but the arrangers conducted their respective scores.

       
  Issues

a – RCA Victor EPA-673.

b – RCA Victor EPA-671.

c – RCA Victor EPA-672.

 

a,b,c – RCA (F) PM 45694, RCA (Jap) RA-5409, BMG (Jap) PRTD 1012.

 

 


 

 

 

BILLY BYERS AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Billy Byers (arr)

   
 

Bernie Glow (tp) Billy Byers, Urbie Green, Fred Ohms, Chauncey Welsch (tb) Al Cohn (ts,bs,cl) Moe Wechsler (p) Milt Hinton (b) Osie Johnson (dm)

   
 

New York City, December 9, 1955

   
a F2JB-8347

The Great Rationalization

RCA Victor LPM-1269
b F2JB-8348

Chinese Water Torture

RCA Victor LPM-1269
c F2JB-8349

Billy Bones

RCA Victor LPM-1269
d F2JB-8350

Misty Osie

RCA Victor LPM-1269
       
  Issues

a,d – RCA Victor EPA-772.

b,c – RCA Victor EPB-1269.

 

all titles – Fresh sound (Sp) NL-46046.

       
  CD

all titles – BMG/Fresh Sound (Sp) 74321 43391 2.

 

 


 

 

 

BILLY BYERS AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Billy Byers (arr)

   
 

Nick Travis (tp) Billy Byers (tb) Phil Woods (as,cl) Moe Wechsler (p,celeste) Milt Hinton (b) Osie Johnson (dm)

   
 

New York City, December 23, 1955

   
a F2JB-8560

Back In Your Own Back Yard

RCA Victor LPM-1269
b F2JB-8561

The Funky Music Box

RCA Victor LPM-1269
c F2JB-8562

Thou Swell

RCA Victor LPM-1269
d F2JB-8563

The Tickler

RCA Victor LPM-1269
       
  Note

Phil Woods appears under the pseudonym of “Phil Funk”.

       
  Issues

a,c,d – RCA Victor EPB-1269.

b – RCA Victor EPA-772.

 

all titles – Fresh sound (Sp) NL-46046.

       
  CD

all titles – BMG/Fresh Sound (Sp) 74321 43391 2.

 

 


 

 

 

BILLY BYERS AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Billy Byers (arr)

   
 

Billy Byers (tb) Jerry Sanfino (as,cl,fl) Joe Venuto (vib,mba) Gene Orloff (vln) Bernie Greenhouse, Lucien Schmidt, Alan Schulman (cello) Moe Wechsler (p) Milt Hinton (b) Osie Johnson (dm)

   
 

New York City, December 30, 1955

   
a F2JB-8610

You’re Mine You

RCA Victor LPM-1269
b F2JB-8611

Alone Together

RCA Victor LPM-1269
c F2JB-8612

Sunday

RCA Victor LPM-1269
d F2JB-8613

I See A Million People

RCA Victor LPM-1269
       
  Issues

a,b,d – RCA Victor EPA-772.

c – RCA Victor EPB-1269.

 

all titles – Fresh sound (Sp) NL-46046.

       
  CD

all titles – BMG/Fresh Sound (Sp) 74321 43391 2.