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January  Charlie Mariano: Boston All Stars
February  Chubby Jackson & Bill Harris: The Jackson - Harris Herd
March  Charlie Mariano: Charlie Mariano
March  The Nat Pierce - Dick Collins Nonet / The Charlie Mariano Sextet
March  Kenton Showcase: The Music of Bill Russo and Bill Holman
November  Charlie Mariano Quintet: Boston Days
December  Charlie Mariano: Charlie Mariano Plays (Bethlehem)
December  Charlie Mariano: Charlie Mariano Plays (Fresh Sound)
December  Charlie Mariano: Swingin' With Mariano

Charlie Mariano
Boston All Stars

Charlie Mariano Boston All Stars
Prestige PRLP 153
Personnel:
  • Herb Pomeroy – trumpet
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Dick Twardzik – piano; tom tom (3)
  • Bernie Griggs – bass
  • Jimmy Weiner – drums
  • Ira Gitler – bells (3)
Titles:
  1. Bye Bye Blues
  2. Bess, You Is My Woman Now
  3. Barsac (Charlie Mariano)
  4. Stella by Starlight
  5. I'm Old Fashioned
  6. Erosong (Charlie Mariano)
Recorded January 27, 1953 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Released by Prestige (USA) PRLP 153
Reissued by Original Jazz Classics (USA) OJC-1745, OJCCD-1745-2

Chubby Jackson & Bill Harris
The Jackson ~ Harris Herd

The Jackson ~ Harris Herd
KEP 269
Personnel:
  • Bill Harris – trombone
  • Charlie Mariano – alto & baritone saxophones
  • Harry Johnson – tenor saxophone
  • Sonny Truitt – piano
  • Chubby Jackson – bass, vocals
  • Joe MacDonald – drums
Titles:
  1. C-Jam Blues
  2. Jive At Five
  3. Tutti-Frutti
  4. Sue Loves Mabel
According to Robert G. Pettibone's discography this session took place on February 14, 1953 in NYC, NY, USA
According to Michel Ruppli's book "The Clef/Verve Labels, A Discography" the session took place on December 14, 1952 [thanks to "brownie" from Paris, France for making me aware of Michel Ruppli's book]
Released by Norgran (USA) EPN-7 | Karusell (Sweden) KEP 269

Learn more about Bill Harris on the Bands & Leaders page
Learn more about Chubby Jackson on the Bands & Leaders page

Charlie Mariano
Charlie Mariano

Charlie Mariano • Charlie Mariano
Fantasy LP 3-10
Personnel:
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Dick Collins – trumpet
  • Sonny Truitt – trombone, baritone saxophone
  • Richard Wyands – piano
  • Vernon Alley – bass
  • Joe MacDonald – drums
Titles:
  1. Come Rain Or Come Shine
  2. My Friend Ethel
  3. After Coffee
  4. Trouble Is A Man
  5. Let's Get Away From It All
  6. The Thrill Is Gone
  7. The Nymph
  8. I've Told Every Little Star
Recorded March 1953 in San Francisco, California, USA
Released on 10" LP by Fantasy (USA) 3-10

Tracks #1-7 also on The Jazz Scene: San FranciscoVarious

Nat Pierce • Dick Collins • Charlie Mariano
The Nat Pierce ~ Dick Collins Nonet
The Charlie Mariano Sextet

The Nat Pierce Dick Collins Nonet | The Charlie Mariano Sextet
Fantasy LP 3224
Personnel:
  • The Nat Pierce Dick Collins Nonet
    • Dick Collins – trumpet
    • John Howell – trumpet
    • Cy Touff – bass trumpet
    • Jerry Coker – tenor saxophone, clarinet, arrangements
    • Dick Hafer – tenor & alto saxophones, clarinet
    • Jack Nimitz – baritone saxophone
    • Nat Pierce – piano, arrangements
    • Red Kelly – bass
    • Gus Gustafson – drums
    • Guen Anderson – arrangements
       
  • The Charlie Mariano Sextet
    • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
    • Dick Collins – trumpet
    • Sonny Truitt – trombone, baritone saxophone
    • Richard Wyands – piano
    • Vernon Alley – bass
    • Joe MacDonald – drums
Titles:
  • The Nat Pierce Dick Collins Nonet
    1. Drop The Other Shoe
    2. I'll Never Be The Same
    3. Honey Baby
    4. Easy Living
    5. Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now
    6. Some Of These Days
    7. Blue Lester
    8. The King

  • The Charlie Mariano Sextet
    1. Come Rain Or Come Shine
    2. My Friend Ethel
    3. After Coffee
    4. Trouble Is A Man
    5. Let's Get Away From It All
    6. The Thrill Is Gone
    7. The Nymph
    8. I've Told Every Little Star
Recorded in San Francisco, California, USA
The Charlie Mariano Sextet recorded March, 1953
The Nat Pierce Dick Collins Nonet recorded January 27, 1954
The Charlie Mariano Sextet released by Fantasy (USA) LP 3-10
Both released by Fantasy (USA) LP 3224 | Original Jazz Classics (USA) OJC 118

Learn more about Dick Collins on the Bands & Leaders page
Learn more about Nat Pierce on the Bands & Leaders page

Charlie Mariano
Charlie Mariano Plays

Bethlehem release

Charlie Mariano Plays Personnel:
  • Tracks 1-3, 6, 7 & 10
    • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
    • Stu Williamson – trumpet
    • Frank Rosolino – trombone
    • Claude Williamson – piano
    • Max Bennett – bass
    • Stan Levey – drums
       
  • Tracks 4, 5, 8 & 9
    • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
    • Stu Williamson – trumpet
    • Frank Rosolino – trombone
    • John Williams – piano
    • Max Bennett – bass
    • Mel Lewis – drums
Titles:
  1. Chloe (Kahn, Moret) 4:08
  2. You Go To My Head (Gillespie, Coots) 2:40
  3. S' Nice (Charlie Mariano) 4:11
  4. Manteca (Gillespie, Fuller, Gonzales) 3:32
  5. It's You Or No One (Cahn, Styne) 4:34
  6. Three Little Words (Kalmar, Ruby) 4:42
  7. Green Walls (Charlie Mariano) 3:27
  8. Give A Little Whistle (Washington, Harline) 4:44
  9. I Should Care (Cahn, Stordahl, Weston) 2:55
  10. My Melancholy Baby (Norton, Watson, Burnett) 5:14
Tracks 1-3, 6, 7 & 10 recorded December 21, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Tracks 4, 5, 8 & 9 recorded July 11, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Released by Bethlehem (USA) BCP-49, BCP 1022


Charlie Mariano
Charlie Mariano Plays

Fresh Sound release

Charlie Mariano Plays Personnel:
  • Tracks 1-5
    • Charlie Mariano –alto saxophone
    • Stu Williamson –trumpet
    • Frank Rosolino –trombone
    • Claude Williamson –piano
    • Max Bennett –bass
    • Stan Levey –drums
       
  • Track 6
    omit Stu Williamson and Frank Rosolino

  • Tracks 7-12
    same personnel, omit Frank Rosolino

  • Tracks 13-18
    same personnel, omit Stu Williamson
Titles:
  1. 'S Nice (Charlie Mariano) 4:11
  2. Chloe (Kahn, Moret) 4:06
  3. Three Little Words (Kalmar, Ruby) 4:40
  4. Green Walls (Charlie Mariano) 3:24
  5. My Melancholy Baby (Norton, Watson, Burnett) 5:08
  6. You Go To My Head (Gillespie, Coots) 2:38
  7. Slugger 3:17
  8. There Will Never Be Another You 3:08
  9. Sunday 3:14
  10. Sapphire 3:20
  11. Don't Get Around Much Anymore 3:27
  12. Strike Up The Band 3:51
  13. Just Max 3:39
  14. Sweet Georgia Brown 2:50
  15. I'll Never Smile Again 3:14
  16. T.K. 3:23
  17. Rubberneck 3:34
  18. Jeppers Creepers 3:27
Recorded in Los Angeles, California, USA
Tracks 1-5 recorded December 21, 1953
Tracks 6-12 recorded January 18, 1955
Tracks 13-18 recorded January 27, 1955
Released by Fresh Sound Records (Spain) FSRCD 2210

Charlie Mariano Quintet
Boston Days

Charlie Mariano Quintet • Boston Days
Fresh Sound FSR-CD-207
Personnel:
  • Charlie Mariano –alto saxophone
  • Herb Pomeroy –trumpet
  • Jaki Byard –piano
  • Jack Carter –bass
  • Peter Littman –drums
Titles:
  1. Diane's Melody (Jaki Byard) 3:20
  2. Harague (Herb Pomeroy) 2:48
  3. Sweet And Lovely (G. Amheim, H. Tobias, J. Lemare) 3:55
  4. Ryan's Love (Jack Crown) 2:32
  5. This Is Heaven (Sherman Feller) 2:57
  6. How About You (Freed, Blane) 2:39
  7. My Nancy (Charlie Mariano) 2:51
  8. Jan (Jack Crown) 2:49
  9. Chanticlear (Jack Crown) 2:57
  10. Chopin Excerpts (Charlie Mariano) 3:09
  11. April Afternoon (Charlie Mariano, Herb Pomeroy) 3:19
  12. Chandra (Jaki Byard) 2:16
  13. Sagapo (Jaki Byard) 2:35
  14. When Your Lover Has Gone (E.A. Swan) 2:37
  15. It's Magic (Cahn, Styne) 2:31
  16. American Indian (Herb Pomeroy) 2:28
Recorded November 1953 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Reissued 1994 by Fresh Sound (Spain) FSR-CD-207


Charlie Mariano
Charlie Mariano Plays

Charlie Mariano • Mariano
Bethlehem BCP 1022
 
Charlie Mariano Quintet • Charlie Mariano
Fantasy
Personnel:
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Stu Williamson – trumpet
  • Frank Rosolino – trombone
  • Claude Williamson – piano
  • Max Bennett – bass
  • Stan Levey – drums
Titles:
  1. Chloe
  2. Green Walls (Charlie Mariano)
  3. s'Nice (Charlie Mariano)
  4. Three Little Words
  5. You Go To My Head
  6. My Melancholy Baby
Recorded December 21, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Released by Bethlehem (USA) BCP 1022
Reissued in Japan Japanese limited edition in an LP-style slipcase.

Notes: Cover design by Burt Goldblatt. A dentist friend provided the X-ray equipment and Burt Goldblatt X-rayed Charlie Mariano's saxophone to illustrate the cover.

Charlie Mariano
Swingin' With Mariano

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Personnel:
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Stu Williamson – trumpet
  • Frank Rosolino – trombone
  • Claude Williamson – piano
  • Max Bennett – bass
  • Stan Levey – drums
Titles:
  1. Johnny One Note (Rodgers, Hart)
  2. The Very Thought Of You (Noble)
  3. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (Kern, Harbach)
  4. King For A Day (Fiorito, Lewis, Young)
  5. Darn That Dream (DeLange, Van Heusen)
  6. Floormat (Mariano)
  7. Blues (traditional)
  8. I Heard You Cried Last Night (Kruga, Grouya)
  9. Chloe
  10. You Go To My Head
  11. s'Nice (Charlie Mariano)
  12. Manteca (Gillespie, Fuller, Gonzalez)
  13. It's You Or No One (Styne, Cahn)
  14. Three Little Words
  15. Green Walls (Charlie Mariano)
  16. Give A Little Whistle (Washington, Harline)
  17. I Should Care (Cahn, Stordahl, Weston)
  18. My Melancholy Baby
Tracks # recorded December 21, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Tracks # 1-8recorded late June, 1955 at Rudy van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA
Released by Affinity (UK) AFF 767

Stan Kenton
Kenton Showcase

The Music Of Bill Russo and Bill Holman

Stan Kenton • Kenton Showcase
Capitol CD reissue
 
Stan Kenton • Kenton Showcase
Capitol 25244
Personnel:
  • Tracks #1-8, 10-13, 15-19
    • Buddy Childers – trumpet
    • Vic Minichiello – trumpet
    • Sam Noto – trumpet
    • Stu Williamson – trumpet
    • Don Smith – trumpet
    • Bob Fitzpatrick – trombone
    • Frank Rosolino – trombone
    • Milt Gold – trombone
    • Joe Clavardone – trombone
    • George Roberts – bass trombone
    • Dave Schildkraut – alto saxophone
    • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
    • Lee Konitz – alto saxophone (on #16-19)
    • Bill Perkins – tenor saxophone
    • Mike Cicchetti – tenor saxophone
    • Tony Ferina – baritone saxophone
    • Bob Lesher – guitar
    • Stan Kenton – piano
    • Don Bagley – bass
    • Stan Levey – drums
    • Candido Camero – congas (on #4 & 10)
      omit trumpet and saxophone sections on #5

  • Track #9
    • Buddy Childers – trumpet
    • Maynard Ferguson – trumpet
    • Conte Candoli – trumpet
    • Vic Minichiello – trumpet
    • Don Dennis – trumpet
    • Ruben McFall – trumpet
    • Bob Burgess – trombone
    • Frank Rosolino – trombone
    • Bill Russo – trombone
    • Keith Moon – trombone
    • George Roberts – bass trombone
    • Vinnie Dean – alto saxophone
    • Lee Konitz – alto saxophone
    • Bill Holman – tenor saxophone
    • Richie Kamuca – tenor saxophone
    • Bob Gioga – baritone saxophone
    • Sal Salvador – guitar
    • Stan Kenton – piano
    • Don Bagley – bass
    • Stan Levey – drums

  • Tracks #14 & 20
    • Buddy Childers – trumpet
    • Ernie Royal – trumpet
    • Conte Candoli – trumpet
    • Don Dennis – trumpet
    • Don Smith – trumpet
    • Bob Burgess – trombone
    • Frank Rosolino – trombone
    • Tom Shepard – trombone
    • Keith Moon – trombone
    • George Roberts – bass trombone
    • Don Carone – alto saxophone
    • Lee Konitz – alto saxophone
    • Eddie Wasserman – tenor saxophone
    • Zoot Sims – tenor saxophone
    • Tony Ferina – baritone saxophone
    • Sal Salvador – guitar
    • Stan Kenton – piano
    • Don Bagley – bass
    • Stan Levey – drums
Titles:
  1. A Theme Of Four Values 2:49
  2. A Study For Bass 3:33
  3. Blues Before And After 2:00
  4. Bacante 4:18
  5. Thisbe 2:47
  6. Egdon Heath 3:07
  7. Sweets 2:32
  8. Dusk 3:20
  9. Bags 3:04
  10. Hav-A-Havana 2:50
  11. Solo For Buddy 2:47
  12. The Opener 3:00
  13. Fearless Finlay 3:04
  14. Theme And Variations 2:43
  15. King Fish 3:06
  16. In Lighter Vein 2:40
  17. Of All Things 3:16
  18. Lover Man (Ramirez, Davis, Sherman) 4:19
  19. My Funny Valentine 3:14
  20. Bags (Alternate Version) 2:32
Tracks #1-8 arranged by Bill Russo
Tracks #9-20 arranged by Bill Holman
Track #9 recorded on January 28, 1953 at Capitol Studios, Los Angeles
Tracks #14 & 20 recorded on July 7, 1953 at Universal Studios, Chicago
All other tracks recorded March 1-3, 1954 at Capitol Studios, Los Angeles
Produced by Lee Gillette
Released on two LPs by Capitol (USA)
Reissued on CD by Capitol (USA) 7243 5 25244 2 6

Learn more about Stan Kenton on the Bands & Leaders page

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