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January  Russ Garcia's Wigville Band featuring Peggy Connelly
Jan/Feb  Shelly Manne & His Men: Swinging Sounds
February Herb Ellis: Ellis in Wonderland
February  Stan Getz | Shelly Manne
March/April/July  Shorty Rogers And His Giants: The Big Shorty Rogers Express
July/August  Shelly Manne And His Men: More Swinging Sounds
August  Johnny Richards: Softly ... Wild ... and Something Else!
November  Theme music from "The James Dean Story"
Stan Kenton: Kenton Plays Holman Live!

Russ Garcia's Wigville Band

featuring Peggy Connelly

Russ Garcia's Wigville Band featuring Peggy Connelly
jazzcity
Personnel:
  • Pete Candoli – trumpet
  • Stu Williamson – trumpet
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Russ Cheever – soprano saxophone
  • Bill Holman – tenor saxophone
  • Jimmy Giuffre – baritone saxophone
  • Al Hendrickson – guitar
  • Max Bennett – bass
  • Stan Levey – drums
  • Peggy Connelly – vocals
  • Russ Garcia – leader, arranger
Titles:
  1. That Old Black Magic
  2. Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
  3. Travlin' Light
  4. Ev'ry Time
  5. It Never Entered My Mind
  6. Why Shouldn't I
  7. Gentleman Friend
  8. What Is There To Say
  9. He Was Too Good To Me
  10. I Got Plenty Of Nuttin'
  11. Fools Rush In
  12. Alone Together
Recorded January 16-18, 1956 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Originally released by Bethlehem (USA) BCP 53
Reissued by Fresh Sound (Spain) 2018

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Shelly Manne & His Men
Swinging Sounds

Shelly Manne And His Men: Swinging Sounds
Personnel:
  • Stu Williamson – trumpet
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Russ Freeman – piano
  • Leroy Vinnegar – bass
  • Shelly Manne – drums
Titles:
  1. That Dart Game (Charlie Mariano)
  2. Beas' Flat
  3. Parthenia
  4. Bernie's Tune
  5. Doxy
  6. Slan (Charlie Mariano)
  7. A Gem From Tiffany
  8. Un Poco Loco
Recorded 1956 at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA
Tracks #1-7 recorded January 19 & 26
Track #8 recorded February 2
Originally released on LP by Contemporary (USA) C-3516
Reissued by Original Jazz Classics (USA) OJC-267, MC OJC-5267 | Vogue (UK) LAC-12062

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Reviews

Herb Ellis
Ellis in Wonderland

Herb Ellis: Ellis in Wonderland
Norgran MGN-1081
Personnel:
  • Herb Ellis – guitar
  • Harry "Sweets" Edison – trumpet
  • Jimmy Giuffre – clarinet, tenor & baritone saxophones
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Oscar Peterson – piano
  • Ray Brown – bass
  • Alvin Stoller – drums
Titles:
  1. Sweetheart Blues (Herb Ellis) 4:44
  2. Somebody Loves Me (George Gershwin, B.G. DeSylva, Ballard MacDonald) 4:52
  3. It Could Happen to You (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) 3:44
  4. Pogo (Herb Ellis) 4:43
  5. Detour Ahead (Lou Carter, Herb Ellis, Johnny Frigo) 4:00
  6. Ellis in Wonderland (Herb Ellis) 3:49
  7. Have You Met Miss Jones (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) 6:18
  8. A Simple Tune (Jimmy Giuffre) 4:10
Recorded February 1956 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Originally released on LP by Norgran (USA) MGN-1081
Reissued by Verve (USA) MGV-8171 | Verve (Japan) 23J3145
Reissued on CD January 24, 2006 by Verve (USA) B000593002

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Reviews

Stan Getz | Shelly Manne

NO
COVER
AVAILABLE
Personnel:
  • Stan Getz Quartet
    • Stan Getz – tenor saxophone
    • Dick Katz or Mose Allison – piano
    • Oscar Pettiford or Frank Isola – bass
    • Shelly Manne or Willie "Stomp" Davis – drums

  • Shelly Manne And His Men
    • Stu Williamson – trumpet
    • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
    • Russ Freeman – piano
    • Leroy Vinnegar – bass
    • Shelly Manne – drums
Titles:
  1. Introduction
  2. Bronx Blues (Some Blue)
  3. Polka Dots And Moonbeams
  4. Introduction
  5. Jordu
  6. Lover Man
  7. Ain't You A Mess
  8. Introduction
  9. The Dart Game (Charlie Mariano)
  10. Pathenia
  11. Bea's Flat
  12. A Gem From Tiffany
  13. Little Girl Blue
  14. Lover Come Back To Me
  15. Closing
  16. Introduction
  17. There'll Never Be Another You
  18. You Go To My Head
  19. Bohemia After Dark (incomplete)
Recorded 1956 in NYC and February 16, 1957 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Originally released on LP by Norgran (USA) MGN-1081
Reissued by Verve (USA) MGV-8171 | Verve (Japan) 23J3145
Reissued on CD January 24, 2006 by Verve (USA) B000593002

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Shorty Rogers And His Giants
The Big Shorty Rogers Express

Shorty Rogers And His Giants: The Big Shorty Rogers Express
RCA Victor 74321 18519 2
Personnel:
  • Tracks #1, 2, 7, 8
    • Shorty Rogers – trumpet
    • Maynard Ferguson – trumpet
    • Buddy Childers – trumpet
    • Pete Candoli – trumpet
    • Bud Chryst – trumpet
    • Harry Edison – trumpet
    • Bob Enevoldsen – trombone
    • Frank Rosolino – trombone
    • Milt Bernhart – trombone
    • George Roberts – trombone
    • Harry Betts – bass trombone
    • Sam Rice or Paul Sarmento – tuba
    • Art Pepper – alto saxophone
    • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
    • Jack Montrose – tenor saxophone
    • Bill Holman – tenor saxophone
    • Jimmy Giuffre – baritone saxophone
    • Lou Levy – piano
    • Ralph Pena – bass
    • Stan Levey or Larry Bunker – drums
  • Tracks #3-6, 9-12
    • Shorty Rogers – trumpet
    • Conrad Gozzo – trumpet
    • John Howell – trumpet
    • Pete Candoli – trumpet
    • John Halliburton – trombone
    • Milt Bernhart – trombone
    • Harry Betts – bass trombone
    • John Graas – french horn
    • Gene Englund – tuba
    • Art Pepper – alto, tenor & baritone saxophone
    • Bud Shank – alto & baritone saxophones
    • Jack Montrose – tenor saxophone
    • Bill Holman – tenor saxophone
    • Bob Cooper – baritone saxophone
    • Marty Paich – piano
    • Curtis Counce – bass
    • Shelly Manne – drums
Titles:
  1. Blue Express 4:13
  2. Pink Squirrel 3:36
  3. Coop De Graas 2:57
  4. Infinity Promenade 3:34
  5. Short Stop 3:16
  6. Boar-Jibu 3:36
  7. Pay The Piper 3:53
  8. At Home With Sweets 5:07
  9. Tale Of An African Lobster 3:23
  10. Contours 3:26
  11. Chiquito Loco 3:29
  12. The Sweetheart Of Sigmund Freud 2:39
Tracks #3-6 recorded in Los Angeles, California, USA, March 26, 1953
Tracks #9-12 recorded in Los Angeles, California, USA, April 2, 1953
Tracks #1, 2, 7, 8 recorded in Los Angeles, California, USA, July 2 or 5, 1956
Released on CD 1994 by RCA Victor (Europe) 74321 18519 2

Notes: Robert G. Pettibone lists Sam Rice on tuba, and Larry Bunker on drums for the July 2, 1956 session recorded in Los Angeles. "riparia" lists Paul Sarmento on tuba, and Stan Levey on drums instead on the → Discogs website.
Robert G. Pettibone gives July 2nd as recording date of the 1956 session. "riparia" gives July 5th instead.


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Shelly Manne And His Men
More Swinging Sounds

Shelly Manne And His Men: More Swinging Sounds
Victor 41691
 
Shelly Manne And His Men: More Swinging Sounds
 
Personnel:
  • Stu Williamson – trumpet, valve trombone
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Russ Freeman – piano
  • Leroy Vinnegar – bass
  • Shelly Manne – drums
Titles:
  1. Moose The Mooche 7:25
  2. The Wind 5:02
  3. Pint Of Blues (Charlie Mariano) 9:46
  4. Tommyhawk 4:15
  5. Quartet (A Suite In Four Parts) 15:37
Recorded at Contemporary Studio, Los Angeles, California, USA
Track #5 recorded July 16, 1956
Tracks #1-4 recorded August 15 & 16, 1956
Released by Contemporary (USA) C-3519, C-7519 | OJC (USA) 320 | Vogue (UK) LAC12148 | OJC (USA) CD-320-2 | Victor (Japan) 41691 | Contemporary (USA) S 7007 titled Swinging Sounds In Stereo

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Notes: Mauriozio Bionda transcribed Charlie Mariano's solo. The transcription is available on Charles Schneider's Documents Internes/Transcriptions page.
Here's the direct link to the JPG.




Johnny Richards and His Orchestra
Softly ... Wild ... and Something Else!

Johnny Richards and His Orchestra • Softly ... Wild ... and Something Else!
Fresh Sound FSRCD 2207
Personnel:
  • Track 1
    • Pete Candoli – trumpet
    • Buddy Childers – trumpet
    • Maynard Ferguson – trumpet
    • Stu Williamson – trumpet, valve trombone
    • Frank Rosolino – trombone
    • Tommy Pederson – trombone
    • Milt Bernhart – trombone
    • Albert Pollen – tuba
    • John Cave – french horn
    • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
    • Richie Kamuca – tenor saxophone
    • Ronnie Lang – baritone saxophone, piccolo
    • Bill Holman – bass saxophone
    • Marty Paich – piano
    • Buddy Clark – bass
    • Stan Levey – drums
    • Lou Singer – percussion
    • Johnny Richards – conductor, composer, arranger
       
  • Tracks 2-8
    same as above plus
    • Shorty Rogers – bass trumpet
    • Don Kelly – bass trombone (replaces Milt Bernhart)
    • Vince De Rosa – french horn (replaces John Cave)
       
  • Tracks #12-16
    • Burt Collins – trumpet
    • Jerry Kail – trumpet
    • John Bello – trumpet
    • Ray Copeland – trumpet
    • Billy Byers – trombone
    • Jimmy Cleveland – trombone
    • Jim Dahl – trombone
    • Jay McAllister – tuba
    • Joe Singer – french horn
    • Gene Quill – alto saxophone
    • Frank Socolow – tenor saxophone
    • Bill Slapin – baritone saxophone, flute, piccolo
    • Shelly Gold – baritone saxophone
    • John Kapp – piano
    • Chet Amsterdam – bass
    • Ed Shaughnessy – drums
    • Warren Smith – percussion
    • Johnny Richards – conductor, composer, arranger
       
  • Track 11
    same as above but
    • Ted Sommer – percussion (replaces Warren Smith)
       
  • Tracks #10, 13-15, 17, 18
    same as above but
    • Clyde Reasinger – trumpet (replaces John Bello)
    • Julius Watkins – french horn (replaces Joe Singer)
    • Dave Schildkraut – alto saxophone (replaces Gene Quill)
Titles:
  1. Waltz, Anymore?
  2. For All We Know
  3. Dimples
  4. Band Aide
  5. Turn Aboot
  6. Burrito Borracho
  7. Long Ago And Far Away
  8. Aijalon
  9. Walk Softly
  10. Run Wild
  11. The Way You Look Tonight
  12. Laura
  13. Tempest On The Charles
  14. Sunday's Child
  15. Alone Together
  16. Three Cornered
  17. You Go To My Head
  18. Yemaya
Tracks #1-8 recorded in Hollywood, California, USA
Track #1 recorded August 3, 1956
Tracks #2-8 recorded August 2, 1956
Tracks #12-16 recorded in Hollywood, California, USA
Track #1 recorded August 3, 1956
Originally released by Bethlehem (USA) BCP 6011 | BCP 6032
Reissued by Discovery (USA) DS-895 titled "Aijalon"
Reissued August 26, 2005 by Fresh Sound (Spain) FSRCD 2207

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Theme music from "The James Dean Story"
featuring Chet Baker & Bud Shank

Theme music from "The James Dean Story"
World Pacific P-2005
Personnel:
  • Chet Baker – trumpet, vocals
  • Don Fagerquist – trumpet
  • Ray Linn – trumpet
  • Milt Bernhart – trombone
  • Bud Shank – alto saxophone, flute
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Herbie Steward – alto saxophone
  • Richie Kamuca – tenor saxophone
  • Pepper Adams – baritone saxophone
  • Claude Williamson – piano
  • Monty Budwig – bass
  • Mel Lewis – drums
  • Mike Pacheco – percussion
  • Johnny Mandel – conductor
  • Bill Holman – conductor, tenor saxophone
Titles:
  1. Jimmy's Theme 2:50
  2. The Search 4:43
  3. Lost Love 3:36
  4. People 3:32
  5. The Movie Star 3:33
  6. Fairmont, Indiana 4:32
  7. Rebel At Work 3:41
  8. Success And Then What? 3:56
  9. Let Me Be Loved 4:08
  10. Hollywood 5:03
  11. Let Me Be Loved (vocal version) 2:13
Recorded November 8, 1956 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Originally released on LP by World Pacific (USA) P-2005
The reissue by Fresh Sound (Spain) FSR 054 260 8981, mentioned by Robert G. Pettibone, is no longer listed by Fresh Sound. They now offer a 2 Cds + Dvd + Book Boxset titled "The James Dean Story - Sights And Sounds From A Legendary Life" containing the "original music soundtrack" on CD-1.

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Stan Kenton
Kenton Plays Holman Live!

With Guest Soloists Charlie Parker & Lee Konitz

Kenton Plays Holman Live!
 
Personnel:
  • Buddy Childers – trumpet
  • Don Smith – trumpet
  • Ed Leddy – trumpet
  • Lee Katzman – trumpet
  • Phil Gilbert – trumpet
  • Sam Noto – trumpet
  • Stu Williamson – trumpet
  • Vinnie Tanno – trumpet
  • Bob Fitzpatrick – trombone
  • Carl Fontana – trombone
  • Frank Rosolino – trombone
  • Joe Ciavardone – trombone
  • Milt Gold – trombone
  • Kent Larsen – trombone
  • Don Kelly – bass trombone
  • George Roberts – bass trombone
  • Fred Fox – french horn
  • Irving Rosenthal – french horn
  • Jay McAllister – tuba
  • Charlie Mariano – alto saxophone
  • Dave Schildkraut – alto saxophone
  • Lennie Niehaus – alto saxophone
  • Bill Perkins – tenor saxophone
  • Mike Cicchetti – tenor saxophone
  • Spencer Sinatra – tenor saxophone
  • Jack Nimitz – baritone saxophone
  • Tony Ferina – baritone saxophone
  • Bob Lesher – guitar
  • Ralph Blaze – guitar
  • Stan Kenton – piano
  • Curtis Counce – bass
  • Don Bagley – bass
  • Mel Lewis – drums
  • Stan Levey – drums
  • Bill Holman – arranger
  • Guests
    • Charlie Parker – alto saxophone
    • Lee Konitz – alto saxophone
Titles:
  1. Artistry in Rhythm 2:56
  2. The Opener 4:38
  3. Stompin' at the Savoy 4:36
  4. Of All Things 4:07
  5. Lover Man 4:37
  6. In Lighter Vein 2:50
  7. What's New? 5:13
  8. Out of Nowhere 3:47
  9. Imagination 4:03
  10. Solo for Buddy 3:16
  11. Polka Dots and Moonbeams 5:02
  12. Cherokee 3:12
  13. My Funny Valentine 3:14
  14. I've Got You Under My Skin 5:29
  15. Fearless Finlay 4:40
Recorded 1956
Released by Artistry (USA)

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