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Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series discography

This is a discography of 12" LPs released by Toshiba EMI in Japan as part of their Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series. Most albums in the series include some previously unreleased tracks.

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1500 series: 1501-1599     4000 series: 4001-4099 | 4100-4199 | 4200-4299 | 4300-4383 | 4400-4435

85100 series: 85101-85141     LA Series: 006 to 426 | 451 to 945     Classics (LT series): LT 987 to LT 1103

Worlds First Appearance: GXF 3015-GXF 3073     Other Side Of Blue Note 1500: BNJ 61001-BNJ 61020

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Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series albums

More Memorable Tracks, Clifford Brown, 1984, Blue Note BNJ-61001

Tracks : Bellarosa, Carvin' The Rock (Alternate Master #1), Cookin' (Alternate Master), Carvin' The Rock (Alternate Master #2), Get Happy (Alternate Master), Wail Bait (Alternate Master), Brownie Eyes, Cherokee (Alternate Master), Hymn Of The Orient (Alternate Master)

Musicians : Clifford Brown, J.J. Johnson, Charlie Rouse, Jimmy Heath, Lou Donaldson, Gigi Gryce, Elmo Hope, John Lewis, Percy Heath, Philly Joe Jones, Art Blakey, Kenny Clarke

Tracks from sessions in June and August 1953 some of which were released here for the first time.

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A Night At Birdland, Vol.3, Art Blakey Quintet, 1984, Blue Note BNJ-61002

Tracks : Wee-Dot (Alternate Master), Blues (Improvisation), The Way You Look Tonight, Lou's Blues

Musicians : Art Blakey, Clifford Brown, Lou Donaldson, Horace Silver, Curly Russell

Recorded in February 1954. One track is previously unissued.

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'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol.2, Kenny Dorham, 1984, Blue Note BNJ-61003

Tracks : K.D.'s Blues, Who Cares, Mexico City (Alt), Royal Roost, My Heart Stood Still, The Prophet

Musicians : Kenny Dorham, J.R. Monterose, Bobby Timmons, Kenny Burrell, Sam Jones, Arthur Edgehill

All tracks except Mexico City are previously unreleased.

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'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol.3, Kenny Dorham, 1984,Blue Note BNJ-61004

Tracks : K.D.'s Blues (Alt), Riffin', Who Cares (Alt), Monaco (Alt), N.Y. Theme

Musicians : Kenny Dorham, J.R. Monterose, Bobby Timmons, Kenny Burrell, Sam Jones, Arthur Edgehill

All tracks are previously unreleased.

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Senor Blues: Rare Tracks, Horace Silver, 1984, Blue Note BNJ-61005

Tracks : Senőr Blues (Single Version), Senőr Blues (Vocal Version), Tippin', Thou Swell, Quicksilver, Knowledge Box, Buhaina, Wham And They're Off (Alternate Take)

Musicians : Horace Silver, Art Farmer, Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Junior Cook, Curly Russell, Doug Watkins, Gene Ramey, Gene Taylor, Percy Heath, Art Blakey, Louis Hayes, Bill Henderson

Tracks recorded between 1952 and 1958. One track, the last, is previously unreleased.

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Hank Mobley Quintet Featuring Sonny Clark, Hank Mobley, 1984, Blue Note BNJ-61006

Tracks : Don't Get Too Hip, Curtain Call, Deep In A Dream, The Mobe, My Reverie, On The Bright Side

Musicians : Hank Mobley, Kenny Dorham, Sonny Clark, Jimmy Rowser, Art Taylor

An unreleased session from 1957. This was later released with the title Curtain Call.

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At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol.3, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, 1984, Blue Note BNJ-61007

Tracks : Lady Bird, What's New, Deciphering The Message, Just One Of Those Things, Hank's Symphony, Gone With The Wind

Musicians : Art Blakey, Kenny Dorham, Hank Mobley, Horace Silver, Doug Watkins

Previously unreleased live tracks from November 1955.

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The Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series (3LP Box), Various Artists, 1984, Blue Note BNJ-61008-10

Tracks : I Think I'll Go Away (Tadd Dameron), The Skunk (Alternate Take) (Howard McGhee-Fats Navarro), The Things We Did Last Summer (Lou Donaldson), Reets And I (Alternate Take) (Bud Powell), Collard Greens And Black Eyed Peas (Alternate Take) (Bud Powell), After You've Gone (Lou Donaldson), K.D.'s Cab Ride (Kenny Dorham), My Heart Stood Still (Kenny Burrell), The Way You Look Tonight (Johnny Griffin), Cherokee (Johnny Griffin), Argumentative Variation (Herbie Nicols), Rife Primatif (Herbie Nicols), Something To Remember You By (Thad Jones & Kenny Burrell), These Foolish Things (Jutta Hipp), Z's Wonderful (Jutta Hipp), There Will Be Another You (Mono Take) (Lou Donaldson), Untitled (Paul Chambers), Blue Pearl (Alternate Take) (Bud Powell), I Remember You (Johnny Griffin), Untitled (Lee Morgan), Tunesmith (Louis Smith), Au Privave (Louis Smith), Soul Ttirrin' (Mono Take) (Bennie Green), Alison's Uncle (Cannonball Adderley), I Never Knew (Kenny Burrell), John's Abbey (Alternate Take) (Bud Powell)

A 3 LP compilation that includes some previously unreleased alternate takes.

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More Genius Of Thelonious Monk, Thelonious Monk, 1985, Blue Note BNJ-61011

Tracks : Evonce (Alternate Master), Suburban Eyes (Alternate Master), Nice Work If You Can Get It (Alternate Master), Ruby My Dear (Alternate Master), Well You Needn't (Alternate Master), April In Paris (Alternate Master), Who Knows (Alternate Master), Skippy (Alternate Master), Hornin' In (Alternate Master), Sixteen (Take One), Sixteen (Take Two), I'll Follow You

Musicians : Thelonious Monk, George Taitt, Idrees Sulieman, Kenny Dorham, Billy Smith, Lucky Thompson, Danny Quebec West, Lou Donaldson, Sahib Shihab, Bob Paige, Gene Ramey, Nelson Boyd, Art Blakey, Max Roach

Recordings from 1947 and 1952. All originally released on a Mosaic box set in 1983.

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Thelonious Monk & Milt Jackson, Thelonious Monk, Milt Jackson, 1985, Blue Note BNJ-61012

Tracks : All The Things You Are, I Should Care (Alternate Master), I Should Care, Ask Me Now (Alternate Master), Criss Cross (Alternate Master), What's New (Alternate Master), Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Alternate Master)

Musicians : Thelonious Monk, Milt Jackson, Lou Donaldson, Sahib Shihab, John Lewis, Al McKibbon, John Simmons, Percy Heath, Art Blakey, Kenny Clarke, Shadow Wilson

Tracks from sessions in 1948, 1951 and 1952.

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Jimmy Smith Trio With L. D., Jimmy Smith, Lou Donaldson, 1985, Blue Note BNJ-61013

Tracks from a session in July 1957. All but one track are previously unreleased.

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A Night At The Village Vanguard, Vol.2, Sonny Rollins, 1985, Blue Note BNJ-61014

Tracks : A Night In Tunisia, I've Got You Under My Skin, Softly As In A Morning Sunrise, What Is This Thing Called Love

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Donald Bailey, Wilbur Ware, Elvin Jones, Pete La Roca

Live recordings from November 1957.

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A Night At The Village Vanguard, Vol.3, Sonny Rollins, 1985, Blue Note BNJ-61015

Tracks : All The Things You Are, Woodyn' You, Four, I'll Remember April, Get Happy, Get Happy (Alternate Take)

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Wilbur Ware, Elvin Jones

Live recordings from November 1957.

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Sonny Clark Quintet, Sonny Clark, 1985, Blue Note BNJ-61016

Tracks : Royal Flush, Lover, Minor Meeting, Eastern Incident, Little Sonny

Musicians : Sonny Clark, Art Farmer, Clifford Jordan, Jackie Mclean, Kenny Burrell, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones, Pete La Roca

A session from 1958. Originally released in 1976. This music was subsequently released, with the title Cool Struttin' Vol. 2.

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Sonny Clark Trio, Vol.2, Sonny Clark, 1985, Blue Note BNJ-61017

Tracks : Tadd's Delight, Two Bass Hit, I Didn't Know What Time It Was, Ain't No Use, Black Velvet, I'm Just A Lucky So And So, Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You, Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You (alt), The Breeze And I, I Can't Give You Anything

Musicians : Sonny Clark, Jymie Merritt, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones, Wes Landers

This music was first released in 1980 as The Art Of The Trio. This release has one additional track. The music was released again in 1996 as The 45 Sessions.

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Sonny Clark Trio, Vol.3, Sonny Clark, 1985, Blue Note BNJ-61018

Tracks : Can't We Be Friends, I Cover The Waterfront, Somebody Loves Me, Dancing In The Dark, Blues In The Night, Blues In The Night, All Of You

Musicians : Sonny Clark, Jymie Merritt, Paul Chambers, Wes Landers

Sessions from 1958 originally released in 1979 as Blues In The Night. This music was released again in 1996 on CD as Blues In The Night.

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The Three Sounds, Vol.2, The Three Sounds, 1985, Blue Note BNJ-61019

Tracks : Bobby, Mo-Ge, It Might As Well Be Spring, Soft Touch, Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Goin' Home (Alternate Master)

Musicians : Gene Harris, Andrew Simpkins, Bill Dowdy

Recordings from September 1958. All previously unreleased except for track 2 which was originally released on a single.

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The 45 Session, Bennie Green, 1985, Blue Note BNJ-61020

Tracks : It's Groovy, On The Street Where You Live, Can't We Be Friends, Ain't Nothin' But The Blues, Bye Bye Blackbird, Minor Revelation, Why Do I Love You, Encore

Musicians : Bennie Green, Eddy Williams, Sonny Clark, Paul Chambers, Jerry Segal, Babs Gonsalves

A session from 1958. First released in 1980 with the title Minor Revelation.

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