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January  Shelly Manne & Helen Carr: ...down in the depth of the 90th floor
January  John Graas: Jazz Studio 3
January  Stu Williamson: Sapphire
January  Stu Williamson: Stu Williamson Plays
January  Stu Williamson: The Trumpet Artistry Of Stu Williamson
January  Bobby Scott: The Compositions Of Bobby Scott, 2
January  Herbie Harper: Herbie Harper
January  Max Bennett: Hence! home, you idle creatures, get you home: and lend an ear to Max Bennett
May  Stan Kenton: Live at the Soldiers Club, Fort Ord, Monterey, CA
May  Stan Kenton: Live at Palo Alto
June  Charlie Mariano: Charlie Mariano
July  Stan Kenton: Contemporary Concepts
December  Max Bennett: Max Bennett
December  Russ Garcia: Wigville

Helen Carr
...down in the depth of the 90th floor

Helen Carr: ...down in the depth of the 90th floor Personnel:
  • Helen Carr – vocals
  • Don Fagerquist – trumpet
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Don Trenner – piano
  • Max Bennett – bass
  • Stan Levey – drums
Titles:
  1. Not Mine
  2. I Don't Want To Cry Anymore
  3. Tulip Or Turnip
  4. Memory Of The Rain
  5. You're Driving Me Crazy
  6. I'm Glad There Is You
  7. Moments Like This
Recorded January 5, 1955 at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA
Released by Bethlehem (USA) BCP 1027

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John Graas
Jazz Studio 3

John Graas: Jazz Studio 3 Personnel:
  • Conte Candoli - trumpet
  • Charlie Mariano - alto saxophone
  • Zoot Sims – tenor saxophone (on tracks 1-3)
  • Jimmy Giuffre – baritone saxophone (on tracks 1-3)
  • John Graas – french horn, composer, arranger
  • Howard Roberts - guitar
  • Andre Previn - piano (on tracks 1-3)
  • Marty Paich - piano (on tracks 4 & 5)
  • Curtis Counce - bass
  • Larry Bunker - drums
Titles:
  1. Symphony No. 1 in F Minor: Sonata Allegro
  2. Symphony No. 1 in F Minor: Scherzo
  3. Charleston
  4. Rogeresque
  5. 12th Street Rag
Recorded January 6, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Released by Decca (USA) DL 8104
Reissued by Brunswick (UK) LAT 8069

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Stu Williamson
Sapphire

Stu Williamson Plays
Bethlehem BCP 1024
Personnel:
  • Stu Williamson - trumpet
  • Charlie Mariano - alto saxophone
  • Claude Williamson - piano
  • Max Bennett - bass
  • Stan Levey - drums
Titles:
  1. Slugger (Claude Williamson)
  2. There'll Never Be Another You (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon)
  3. Autumn In New York (Vernon Duke)
  4. Sunday (Jules Styne, Krueger)
  5. Sapphire (Stu Williamson)
  6. The Things We Did Last Summer (Sammy Cahn, Jules Styne)
  7. Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Duke Ellington, Bob Russel)
  8. Strike Up The Band (George & Ira Gershwin)
Recorded January 18, 1955 at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA
Released by Bethlehem (USA) BCP 1024 | BCP 31

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Stu Williamson
Stu Williamson Plays

Stu Williamson Plays Personnel:
  • Stu Williamson - trumpet
  • Charlie Mariano - alto saxophone
  • Claude Williamson - piano
  • Max Bennett - bass
  • Stan Levey - drums
Titles:
  1. A1: Slugger 3:18
  2. A2: There Will Never Be Another You 3:08
  3. A3: Autumn in New York 2:37
  4. A4: Sunday 3:14
  5. A5: The Lady Is a Tramp 4:15
  6. A6: Yardbird Suite 3:49
  7. B1: Sapphire 3:21
  8. B2: The Things We Did Last Summer 2:49
  9. B3: Strike Up The Band 3:52
  10. B4: Don't Get Around Much Anymore 3:28
  11. B5: Stu's Dues Blues 5:38
Recorded at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA
Tracks #1-6 recorded January 18, 1955
Tracks #7-11 recorded January 20, 1955
Released by Bethlehem (USA) BCP 1024 | BCP 31
Reissued by Fresh Sound (Spain) FSR 2011
Tracks #1-6 reissued by Fresh Sound (Spain) FSR-CD 115 titled "Charlie Mariano Plays"
Tracks #7-9 reissued by Fresh Sound (Spain) FSR-CD 115 titled "Stu Williamson Plays"

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Stu Williamson
The Trumpet Artistry Of Stu Williamson

Stu Williamson • The Trumpet Artistry Of Stu Williamson Personnel:
  • Tracks #1-5
    • Stu Williamson – trumpet
    • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
    • Claude Williamson – piano
    • Max Bennett – bass
    • Stan Levey – drums

  • Tracks #6-11
    • Stu Williamson – trumpet
    • Bill Holman – tenor saxophone
      (on tracks #6,7,9,10)
    • Jimmy Giuffre – baritone saxophone
      (on tracks #6,7,9,10)
    • Claude Williamson – piano
    • Leroy Vinnegar – bass
    • Mel Lewis – drums

  • Tracks #12-14
    • Stu Williamson – trumpet
    • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
    • Claude Williamson – piano
    • Leroy Vinnegar – bass
    • Mel Lewis – drums
Titles:
  1. The Lady is a Tramp (Rodgers-Hart) 4:15
  2. Stu's Due Blues (Williamson) 5:38
  3. The Things we did Last Summer (Styne-Cahn) 2:49
  4. Yardbird Suite (Parker) 3:49
  5. Autumn in New York (Duke) 2:36
  6. Pee Jay (Holman) 3:27
  7. Hongry Child (Holman) 6:09
  8. Darn that Dream (Van Heusen-Burke) 3:47
  9. Big Red (Holman) 4:29
  10. Rose Bud (Holman) 4:57
  11. Talk of the Town (Cahn-Styne) 3:18
  12. Red Cross (Parker) 5:03
  13. Just Friends (Klenner-Lewis) 4:24
  14. Oom's Tune (Mariano) 3:57
Recorded in Los Angeles, California, USA
Track #5 recorded January 18, 1955
Tracks #1-4 recorded January 20, 1955
Tracks #9-11 recorded January 13, 1956
Tracks #12-14 recorded January 16, 1955
Released by Fresh Sound (Spain) FSRCD 2211

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Bobby Scott
The Compositions Of Bobby Scott, 2

The Compositions Of Bobby Scott, 2
Bethlehem BCP-1029
 
The Compositions Of Bobby Scott, 2
Fresh Sound FSRCD 468
Personnel:
  • Tracks #1-3, 5 & 7
    • Conte Candoli – trumpet
    • Frank Rosolino – trombone
    • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
    • Bill Holman – tenor saxophone
    • Jimmy Giuffre – baritone saxophone
    • Bobby Scott – piano
    • Max Bennett – bass
    • Stan Levey – drums
       
  • Tracks #4, 6 & 8
    • Bobby Scott – piano solo
Titles:
  1. Wigwam
  2. The Creed
  3. Table Cloth Stomp
  4. A Parable
  5. The Wig
  6. Count Bill
  7. Kwan-Youen
  8. Makin' Whoopee
Recorded January 23, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Released on LP by Bethlehem (USA) BCP-1029
Tracks #1-7 reissued on CD by Fresh Sound (Spain) FSRCD 468 [contains 12 additional titles from other sessions w/o Charlie Mariano]

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Herbie Harper
Herbie Harper

Herbie Harper: Herbie Harper
Bethlehem BCP-1025
Personnel:
  • Herbie Harper – trombone
  • Corky Hale – harp
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Jimmy Giuffre – tenor & baritone saxophones, clarinet
  • Paul Sarmento – tuba
  • Jimmy Rowles – piano
  • Harry Babasin – bass
  • Irv Cottler – drums
Titles:
  1. Anything Goes (Porter)
  2. I'm Old Fashioned (Kern, Mercer)
  3. I'll take Romance (Rodgers, Hart)
  4. Topsy (Durham, Battle)
  5. How Deep Is The Ocean (Berlin)
  6. Now You Know (Troup)
  7. Angus (Graas)
Recorded January 25, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Released by Bethlehem (USA) BCP-1025
Released by Music Disc (Germany) BTM 6826

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Stan Kenton
Stan Kenton Orchestra

NO
COVERS
AVAILABLE
Personnel:
  • Bobby Clark – trumpet
  • Pete Candoli – trumpet
  • Maynard Ferguson – trumpet
  • Conte Candoli – trumpet
  • Don Paladino – trumpet
  • Bob Fitzpatrick – trombone
  • Frank Rosolino – trombone
  • Kent Larsen – trombone
  • Frank Strong – trombone
  • Norman Bartold – bass trombone
  • Lennie Niehaus – alto saxophone
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Bob Cooper – tenor saxophone
  • Bill Holman – tenor saxophone
  • Jimmy Giuffre – baritone saxophone
  • Stan Kenton – piano
  • Ralph Blaze – guitar
  • Max Bennett – bass
  • Mel Lewis – drums
  • Jack Costanza – bongos
  • Rene Touzet – percussion
  • Chico Guerrero – percussion
  • Ann Richards – vocals (3)
Titles:
  1. Malaguena
  2. Dark Eyes
  3. A-Ting-A-Ling
Recorded January 25, 1955 at Capitol Studios, USA
Released as 45rpm by Capitol (USA)
Malaguena: CAP 3047, CW ST-1041
Dark Eyes: CAP 3110, CW ST-1041, 1027
A-Ting-A-Ling: CAP 3047, CW ST-1050

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Max Bennett
Hence! home, you idle creatures, get you home: and lend an ear to Max Bennett

Max Bennett: Hence!
Bethlehem BCP-1028
Personnel:
  • Helen Carr – vocals (3 & 7)
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Frank Rosolino – trombone
  • Claude Williamson – piano
  • Max Bennett – bass
  • Stan Levey – drums
Titles:
  1. Rubberneck (Frank Rosolino)
  2. Just Max (Frank Rosolino)
  3. They Say ()
  4. Jeepers Creepers ()
  5. T. K. (Kahn)
  6. I'll Never Smile Again (Lowe)
  7. Do You Know Why (Burke, van Heusen)
  8. Sweet Georgia Brown ()
Recorded January 27, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Released by Bethlehem (USA) BCP-1028 & BCP-50 | Fresh Sound (Spain) 2015 | London (France) LTZ-N 14029

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Stan Kenton
Live at the Soldiers Club,
Fort Ord, Monterey, California 1955

Stan Kenton • Live at the Soldiers Club, Fort Ord, Monterey, California 1955 Personnel:
  • Al Porcino – trumpet
  • Ed Leddy – trumpet
  • Sam Noto – trumpet
  • Stu Williamson – trumpet
  • Bobby Clark – trumpet
  • Bob Fitzpatrick – trombone
  • Gus Chappell – trombone
  • Kent Larsen – trombone
  • Ted Dechter – trombone
  • Don Kelly – bass trombone
  • Lennie Niehaus – alto saxophone
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Bill Perkins – tenor saxophone
  • Dave van Kriedt – tenor saxophone
  • Don Davidson – baritone saxophone
  • Stan Kenton – piano
  • Ralph Blaze – guitar
  • Max Bennett – bass
  • Mel Lewis – drums
  • Ann Richards – vocals
Titles:
  • CD 1
    1. Theme: Artistry in Rhythm 1:48
    2. Young Blood 4:02
    3. Theme Of Four Values 3:12
    4. Love for Sale 3:26
    5. Walking Shoes 3:07
    6. Why Do I Love You 3:31
    7. My Funny Valentine 6:07
    8. 23N–82W 4:17
    9. Peanut Vendor 3:50
    10. Black Coffee 4:37
    11. Thrill Is Gone 2:56
    12. Don't Worry 'Bout Me 3:46
    13. Back in Your Own Backyard 2:19
    14. Sweets 4:09

  • CD 2
    1. Piano Fill Based on "Stardust" 1:16
    2. You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To 3:36
    3. Street of Dreams 2:50
    4. Sophisticated Lady 3:02
    5. Speak Low 3:40
    6. Lullaby of Birdland 2:35
    7. Swing House 3:37
    8. April in Paris 3:01
    9. Don't Take Your Love from Me 0:56
    10. Too Marvellous for Words 3:02
    11. Imagination 3:13
    12. I Hear Music 4:24
    13. My Heart Stood Still 2:37
    14. September Song 3:25
    15. Take the 'A' Train 3:30
    16. Piano Fill Based on All the Things You Are 5:37
    17. Intermission Riff 5:40
    18. It Never Entered My Mind 4:07

  • CD 3
    1. All the Things You Are 3:30
    2. Dancing in the Dark 3:06
    3. I've Got You Under My Skin 6:21
    4. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea 3:07
    5. Mambo a la Crescendo 6:06
    6. Fearless Finlay 3:11
    7. Lover Man 4:04
    8. Cherokee 3:02
    9. Casanova 3:03
    10. Lullyaby of Birdland (Second Performance) 2:16
    11. Under a Blanket of Blue 2:55
    12. Begin the Beguine 3:14
    13. Artistry in Rhythm 2:37
    14. Introduction of Band Members and 'Goodnight' 1:24
Recorded live on May 12, 1955 at the Soldiers Club, Fort Ord, Monterey, California, USA
Released on music cassette by Status/KJazz (UK) CKJ 201 MC
Reissued on CD by Status (UK) DSTST1042

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Stan Kenton
Live at Palo Alto

Stan Kenton • Live At Palo Alto Personnel:
  • Al Porcino – trumpet
  • Ed Leddy – trumpet
  • Sam Noto – trumpet
  • Stu Williamson – trumpet
  • Bobby Clark – trumpet
  • Bob Fitzpatrick – trombone
  • Gus Chappell – trombone
  • Kent Larsen – trombone
  • Ted Dechter – trombone
  • Don Kelly – bass trombone
  • Lennie Niehaus – alto saxophone
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Bill Perkins – tenor saxophone
  • Dave van Kriedt – tenor saxophone
  • Don Davidson – baritone saxophone
  • Stan Kenton – piano
  • Ralph Blaze – guitar
  • Max Bennett – bass
  • Mel Lewis – drums
  • Ann Richards – vocals
Titles:
  1. The Opener
  2. Where Or When
  3. Street of Dreams
  4. Theme And Variations
  5. Sophistcated Lady
  6. Walking Shoes
  7. Imagination
  8. Back In your Own Back Yard
  9. My Funny Valentine
  10. Guane
  11. Don't Take Your Love From Me
  12. Take The 'A' Train
  13. April In Paris
  14. I've Got You Under My Skin
  15. Malaguena
  16. Dancing In The Dark
  17. Black Coffee
  18. Speak Low
  19. Dark Eyes
Recorded live on May 13, 1955 at the Surf Club, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
Released by Status (UK) 1036

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Charlie Mariano
Charlie Mariano

Charlie Mariano • Charlie Mariano
Fresh Sound FSRCD 009
Personnel:
  • Charlie Mariano - alto & tenor saxophones
  • John Williams - piano
  • Max Bennett - bass
  • Mel Lewis - 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. Manteca (Gillespie, Fuller, Gonzalez)
  10. It's You Or No One (Styne, Cahn)
  11. I Should Care (Cahn, Stordahl, Weston)
  12. Give A Little Whistle (Washington, Harline)
Recorded late June 1955 at Rudy van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA
Released by Bethlehem (USA) BCP 25 and BCP 49
Reissued by Fresh Sound (Spain) FSRCD 009

Note [by Robert G. Pettibone]: Recorded in one day while Kenton Band was at Birdland, June 16-29, 1955. Not July 11, 1954 and July 11, 1955 as other sources indicate.

Charlie Mariano
Charlie Mariano | Alto Sax ... for Young Moderns

Charlie Mariano • Charlie Mariano
EMI TOCJ-6344
 
Charlie Mariano: Alto Sax ... for Young Moderns
Bethlehem BET 6013-2
Personnel:
  • Charlie Mariano – alto & tenor saxophones
  • John Williams – piano
  • Max Bennett – bass
  • Mel Lewis – drums
Titles:
  1. Johnny One Note (Rodgers, Hart) 5:30
  2. The Very Thought Of You (Ray Noble) 4:00
  3. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (Harbach, Kern) 3:09
  4. King For A Day (Fiorito, Lewis, Young) 5:22
  5. Darn That Dream (DeLange, Van Heusen) 4:20
  6. Floormat (Charlie Mariano) 4:32
  7. Blues (Charlie Mariano) 6:32
  8. I Heard You Cried Last Night (Krugaer, Grouya) 4:11
Recorded late June 1955 at Rudy van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA
Released by Bethlehem (USA) BCP 25
Reissued on CD by Bethlehem BET 6013-2
Reissued 2005 by EMI (Japan) TOCJ-6344

Note [by Robert G. Pettibone]: Recorded in one day while Kenton Band was at Birdland, June 16-29, 1955. Not July 11, 1954 and July 11, 1955 as other sources indicate.

Stan Kenton
Contemporary Concepts

Stan Kenton • Contemporary Concepts Personnel:
  • Al Porcino – trumpet
  • Ed Leddy – trumpet
  • Sam Noto – trumpet
  • Stu Williamson – trumpet
  • Bobby Clark – trumpet
  • Bob Fitzpatrick – trombone
  • Gus Chappell – trombone
  • Kent Larsen – trombone
  • Carl Fontana – trombone
  • Don Kelly – bass trombone
  • Lennie Niehaus – alto saxophone
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Bill Perkins – tenor saxophone
  • Dave van Kriedt – tenor saxophone
  • Don Davidson – baritone saxophone
  • Stan Kenton – piano
  • Ralph Blaze – guitar
  • Max Bennett – bass
  • Mel Lewis – drums
  • Ann Richards – vocals
Titles:
  1. What's New 5:41
  2. Stella By Starlight 5:11
  3. I've Got You Under My Skin 5:31
  4. Cherokee 3:08
  5. Stompin' At The Savoy 4:37
  6. Yesterdays 5:38
  7. Limelight 3:08
  8. Sunset Tower 3:14 *
  9. Opus In Chartreuse 2:36 *
  10. Opus In Turquoise 2:56 *
  11. Opus In Beige 2:26 *
* bonus tracks on CD reissue

Recorded July 20 & 22, 1955 at Universal Studios, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Reissued by Capitol Jazz (USA) BLU 423102

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Max Bennett
Max Bennett

Max Bennett • Max Bennett
Bethlehem BCP-48
Personnel:
  • Nick Travis – trumpet
  • Carl Fontana – trombone
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Jack Nimitz – baritone saxophone
  • Dave McKenna – piano
  • Max Bennett – bass
  • Mel Lewis – drums
Titles:
  1. Johnny Jaguar (Niehaus)
  2. My Heart Belongs To Daddy (Porter)
  3. Something To Remember You By (Schwartz, Dietz)
  4. I Hadn't Anyone 'til You (Noble)
  5. Ira Off The I.R.A. (Brookmeyer)
  6. Max Is The Factor (Cohn)
  7. Strike Up The Band (George & Ira Gershwin)
  8. Toes (McKenna)
  9. Polka Dots And Moonbeans (Van Heusen, Burke)
  10. Nice Work If You Can Get It (George & Ira Gershwin)
Recorded December 1955 in NYC, NY, USA
Released by Bethlehem (USA) BCP-48

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Max Bennett and friends
Max Is The Factor

featuring Carl Fontana

Max Bennett and friends • Max Is The Factor
Fresh Sound FSRCD 2218
Personnel:
  • Tracks #4,10,13: Max Bennett Trio
    • Dave McKenna – piano
    • Max Bennett – bass
    • Mel Lewis – drums

  • Tracks #1,3,5,7,9,11,14: Max Bennett Quartet
    • Carl Fontana – trombone
    • Dave McKenna – piano
    • Max Bennett – bass
    • Mel Lewis – drums

  • Tracks #2,6,8,12
    • Nick Travis – trumpet
    • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
    • Jack Nimitz – baritone saxophone
    • Dave McKenna – piano
    • Max Bennett – bass
    • Mel Lewis – drums
Titles:
  1. Blues
  2. Max Is The Factor (Cohn)
  3. Strike Up The Band (George & Ira Gershwin)
  4. 13 Toes (McKenna)
  5. Polka Dots And Moonbeans (Van Heusen, Burke)
  6. Nice Work If You Can Get It (George & Ira Gershwin)
  7. Taking A Chance On Love
  8. Johnny Jaguar (Niehaus)
  9. My Heart Belongs To Daddy (Porter)
  10. Something To Remember You By (Schwartz, Dietz)
  11. I Hadn't Anyone 'til You (Noble)
  12. Ira Off The I.R.A. (Brookmeyer)
  13. S' Posin'
  14. Sweet Sue
Recorded December 14, 1955 in NYC, NY, USA
Released by Fresh Sound (Spain) FSRCD 2218

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Russ Garcia
Wigville

Russ Garcia • Wigville
Bethlehem BCP 1040
Personnel:
  • Pete Candoli – trumpet
  • Conte Candoli – trumpet
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Russ Cheever – soprano saxophone
  • Bill Holman – tenor saxophone
  • Jimmy Giuffre – baritone saxophone
  • Max Bennett – bass
  • Stan Levey – drums
  • Russ Garcia – leader, arranger, composer
Titles:
  1. Rocky Road
  2. Floating
  3. Butter Duck
  4. Mellow Bone
  5. Wigville
  6. Smogville
  7. Livin' It Up
  8. Love Row
  9. Lovely One
  10. Then The Lid Blew Off
Recorded 1955 (www.jazzdisco.org) or early 1956 (Robert G. Pettibone) in Los Angeles, California, USA
Originally released on 10" LP by Bethlehem (USA) BCP 1040

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