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Contemporary Records 3500/7500 Series

This is a discography of the albums released as part of the Contemporary 3500/7500 series.

Catalog numbers starting with a 3 denote mono and those starting with a 7 stereo. Early albums in the series were mono only. From 1956/57 onward mono and stereo versions of albums were released. From the late 1960s onward all releases were stereo only. Some albums in this series therefore have two catalog numbers one for mono, one for stereo. In the list below the stereo number is used, if it exists.

Contemporary pages on the site: 3500 / 7500 series | 5000 / 9000 series | 14000 series

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Sunday Jazz: A La Lighthouse, Vol 1, Lighthouse All-Stars, 1955, Contemporary 3501

Tracks : Four Others, All The Things You Are, Creme De Menthe, Viva Zapata!, Bernie's Tune, Solitaire, Morgan Davis, La Soncailli

Musicians : Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers, Milt Bernhart, Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre, Frank Patchen, Hampton Hawes, Howard Rumsey, Shelly Manne, Carlos Vidal

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Hampton, Lionel Hampton, 1955, Contemporary 3502

Tracks : Free Press Oui, Blue Panassie, Real Crazy, I Only Have Eyes For You, Walkin' At The Trocadero

Musicians : Lionel Hampton, Walter Williams, Al Hayse, James Cleveland, Clifford Scott, Alix Combelle, Claude Bolling, Billy Mackell, William Montgomery, Curly Hamner

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Vol. 3, The Octet #2, Lennie Niehaus, 1955, Contemporary 3503

Tracks : Blue Room, You And The Night And The Music, Bunko, Love Is Here To Stay, They Say It's Wonderful, Rick's Tricks, Rose Room, Cooling It, Yes, Yes, Honey, Debbie, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Circling The Blues

Musicians : Lennie Niehaus, Stu Williamson, Bob Enevoldsen, Bill Holman, Jimmy Giuffre, Pete Jolly, Monty Budwig, Shelly Manne

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Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 6, Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars , 1955, Contemporary 3504

Tracks : Who's Sleepy, Isn't It Romantic, Mad At The World, East Of The Sun, Long Ago And Far Away, Sad Sack, If I Should Lose You, Prelude To A Kiss, Dickie's Dream

Musicians : Howard Rumsey, Conte Candoli, Frank Rosolino, Stu Williamson, Bob Cooper, Bud Shank, Claude Williamson, Stan Levey

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Vol. 1, The Trio, Hampton Hawes, 1955, Contemporary 3505

Tracks : I Got Rhythm, What Is This Thing Called Love, Blues The Most, So In Love, Feelin' Fine, Hamp's Blues, Easy Living, All The Things You Are, These Foolish Things, Carioca

Musicians : Hampton Hawes, Red Mitchell, Chuck Thompson

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12-tone Compositions And Arrangements, Lyle Murphy, 1956, Contemporary 3506

Tracks : Fourth Dimension, Triton, Sophisticated Lady, Poly-Doodle, Perdido, Dizzy Dialogue, Blue Moon, Seismograph, These Foolish Things, Pemba

Musicians : Lyle Murphy, Jack Dumont, Russ Cheever, Abe Most, Buddy Collette, Chuck Gentry, Andre Previn, Curtis Counce, Shelly Manne

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The West Coast Sound, Volume 1, Shelly Manne & His Men, 1956, Contemporary 3507

Tracks : Grasshopper, La Mucura, Summer Night, Afrodesia, You And The Night And The Music, Gazelle, Sweets, Spring Is Here, Mallets, You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me, You're My Thrill, Fugue

Musicians : Shelly Manne, Bob Enevoldsen, Bill Holman, Bob Cooper, Art Pepper, Bud Shank, Joe Maini, Jimmy Giuffre, Marty Paich, Russ Freeman, Curtis Counce, Joe Mondragon, Ralph Pena

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Volume 3, Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, 1956, Contemporary 3508

Tracks : Swing Shift, Out Of Somewhere, Mexican Passport, Big Girl, Viva Zapata! No. 1, Mambo Los Feliz, The Song Is You, Jazz Invention, Snap The Whip, Love Letters, Witch Doctor No. 1

Musicians : Howard Rumsey, Rolf Ericson, Shorty Rogers, Frank Rosolino, Milt Bernhart, Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre, Herb Geller, Bud Shank, Claude Williamson, Frank Patchen, Max Roach, Shelly Manne, Stan Levey, Jack Costanzo, Carlos Vidal

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Lighthouse At Laguna, Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars / Barney Kessel / Hampton Hawes' Trio With Shelly Manne, 1956, Contemporary 3509

Tracks : Witch Doctor No. 2 (Lighthouse All-Stars), 'Round About Midnight (Barney Kessel), Mood For Lighthouse (Lighthouse All-Stars), Walkin' (Hampton Hawes Trio), Blind Man's Bluff (Lighthouse All-Stars), Lady Jean (Frank Rosolino), The Champ (Hampton Hawes Trio), Casa De Luz (Lighthouse All-Stars)

Musicians : Lighthouse All-Stars: Howard Rumsey, Frank Rosolino, Bob Cooper, Bud Shank, Claude Williamson, Stan Levey / Hampton Hawes Trio: Hampton Hawes, Red Mitchell, Shelly Manne

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The Quintets And Strings, Vol. 4, Lennie Niehaus, 1956, Contemporary 3510

Tracks : All The Things You Are, My Heart Stood Still, Easy Living, If I Should Lose You, More Than The Blues, Full House, Rondo, Star Eyes, Lens, Cross Walk, Troubled Waters, Just One Of Those Things

Musicians : Lennie Niehaus, Stu Williamson, Bill Perkins, Bob Gordon, Hampton Hawes, Barbara Simons, Christopher Kuzell, Thomas Hall, Charlotte Harrison, Monty Budwig, Shelly Manne

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Easy Like, Volume 1, Barney Kessel, 1956, Contemporary 3511

Tracks : Easy Like, Tenderly, Lullaby Of Birdland, What Is There To Say?, Bernardo, Vicky's Dream, Salute To Charlie Christian, That's All, I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart, Just Squeeze Me, April In Paris, North Of The Border

Musicians : Barney Kessel, Bud Shank, Buddy Collette, Arnold Ross, Claude Williamson, Harry Babasin, Red Mitchell, Shelly Manne

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Kessel Plays Standards, Volume 2, Barney Kessel, 1956, Contemporary 3512

Tracks : Speak Low, Love Is Here To Stay, On A Slow Boat To China, How Long Has This Been Going On?, My Old Flame, Jeepers Creepers, Barney's Blues, Prelude To A Kiss, A Foggy Day, You Stepped Out Of A Dream, I Didn't Know What Time It Was, 64 Bars On Wilshire

Musicians : Barney Kessel, Bob Cooper, Claude Williamson, Hampton Hawes, Monty Budwig, Red Mitchell, Chuck Thompson, Shelly Manne

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To Swing Or Not To Swing, Volume 3, Barney Kessel, 1956, Contemporary 3513

Tracks : Begin The Blues, Louisiana, Happy Feeling, Embraceable You, Wail Street, Indiana, Moten Swing, Midnight Sun, Contemporary Blues, Don't Blame Me, 12th Street Rag

Musicians : Barney Kessel, Harry Edison, Bill Perkins, Georgie Auld, Jimmy Rowles, Al Hendrickson, Red Mitchell, Irv Cottler, Shelly Manne

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Jazz For Moderns, Duane Tatro, 1956, Contemporary 3514

Tracks : Backlash, Multiplicity, Minor Incident, Turbulence, Low Clearance, Folly, Dollar Day, Easy Terms, Outpost, Maybe Next Year, Conversation Piece

Musicians : Stu Williamson, Bob Enevoldsen, Bill Holman, Joe Maini, Lennie Niehaus, Bob Gordon, Jimmy Giuffre, Joe Eger, Vincent DeRosa, Ralph Pena, Shelly Manne

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This Is Hampton Hawes, Vol. 2, Hampton Hawes Trio, 1956, Contemporary 3515

Tracks : You And The Night And The Music, Stella By Starlight, Blues For Jacque, Yesterdays, Steeplechase, 'Round Midnight, Just Squeeze Me, Autumn In New York, Section Blues

Musicians : Hampton Hawes, Red Mitchell, Chuck Thompson

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Swinging Sounds, Vol 4, Shelly Manne & His Men, 1956, Contemporary 3516

Tracks : The Dart Game, Bea's Flat, Parthenia, Un Poco Loco, Bernie's Tune, Doxy, Slan, A Gem From Tiffany

Musicians : Shelly Manne, Stu Williamson, Charlie Mariano, Russ Freeman, Leroy Vinnegar

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In The Solo Spotlight, Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, 1956, Contemporary 3517

Tracks : Funny Frank, That's Rich, If You Are There, Stan, Coop, S & B, Claude, Concerto For Doghouse, Bud (The Whippet)

Musicians : Howard Rumsey, Conte Candoli, Stu Williamson, Frank Rosolino, Bob Enevoldsen, Bob Cooper, Richie Kamuca, Bud Shank, Lennie Niehaus, Bob Gordon, Pepper Adams, Claude Williamson, Dick Shreve, Stan Levey

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The Quintets, Lennie Niehaus, 1956, Contemporary 3518

Tracks : I Remember You, Poinciana, Whose Blues, Prime Rib, I Should Care, Inside Out, I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me, You Stepped Out Of A Dream, I'll Take Romance, Happy Times, Day By Day, Bottoms Up

Musicians : Lennie Niehaus, Stu Williamson, Jack Montrose, Bob Gordon, Hampton Hawes, Monty Budwig, Red Mitchell, Shelley Manne

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More Swinging Sounds, Vol. 5, Shelly Manne, 1956, Contemporary 3519

Tracks : Moose The Moochie, The Wind, Pint Of Blues, Tommyhawk, Quartet, A Suite In Four Parts

Musicians : Shelly Manne, Stu Williamson, Charlie Mariano, Russ Freeman, Leroy Vinnegar

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Oboe/Flute, Volume 4, Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, 1956, Contemporary 3520

Tracks : Aquarium, Warm Winds, Night In Tunesia, Albatross, Blue Sands, Swing House, Still Life, Bag's Groove, Hermosa Summer, A Bit Of Basie, Waikikian, Happy Town

Musicians : Howard Rumsey, Bud Shank, Buddy Collette, Bob Cooper, Claude Williamson, Sonny Clark, Max Roach, Stan Levey

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Music To Listen To Barney Kessel By, Barney Kessel, 1956, Contemporary 3521

Tracks : Cheerful Little Earful, Makin' Whoopee, My Reverie, Blues For A Playboy, Love Is For The Very Young, Carioca, Mountain Greenery, Indian Summer, Gone With The Wind, Laura, I Love You, Fascinating Rhythm

Musicians : Barney Kessel, Buddy Collette, Ted Nash, George W. Smith, Justin Gordon, Howard Terry, Jules Jacob, Buddy Clark, Claude Williamson, Jimmie Rowles, André Previn, Red Mitchell, Shelly Manne

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Man Of Many Parts, Buddy Collette, 1956, Contemporary 3522

Tracks : Cycle, Makin' Whoopee, Ruby, St. Andrews Place Blues, Cheryl Ann, Sunset Drive, Jazz City Blues, Slappy's Tune, Frenesi, Santa Monica, Jungle Pipe, Zan

Musicians : Buddy Collette, Gerald Wilson, David Wells, William E. Green, Jewell Grant, Barney Kessel, Gene Wright, Joe Comfort, Red Callender, Bill Richmond, Larry Bunker, Max Albright

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Everybody Likes Hampton Hawes, Vol 3, Hampton Hawes Trio, 1956, Contemporary 3523

Tracks : Somebody Loves Me, The Sermon, Embraceable You, I Remember You, Night In Tunisia, Lover, Come Back To Me!, Polka Dots And Moonbeams, Billy Boy, Body And Soul, Cookin' The Blues

Musicians : Hampton Hawes, Red Mitchell, Chuck Thompson

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The Sextet, Volume 5, Lennie Niehaus, 1956, Contemporary 3524

Tracks : Thou Swell, I Wished On The Moon, Knee Deep, Fond Memories, Take It From Me, Belle Of The Ball, As Long As I Live, Ill Wind, Three Of A Kind, Elbow Room

Musicians : Lennie Niehaus, Stu Williamson, Bill Perkins, Jimmy Giuffre, Buddy Clarke, Shelly Manne

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Shelly Manne & His Friends, Shelly Manne, 1956, Contemporary 3525

Tracks : Tangerine, I Cover The Waterfront, Squatty Roo, Collard Greens And Black Eyed Peas, Stars Fell On Alabama, The Girl Friend

Musicians : Shelly Manne, Andre Previn, Leroy Vinnegar

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The Curtis Counce Group, Volume 1, Curtis Counce Group, 1957, Contemporary 7526

Tracks : Landslide, Time After Time, Sonar, Mia, Sarah, A Fifth For Frank

Musicians : Curtis Counce, Jack Sheldon, Harold Land, Carl Perkins, Frank Butler

Later releases of this album had the title Landslide.

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Modern Jazz Performances Of Songs From My Fair Lady, Volume 2, Shelly Manne & His Friends, 1957, Contemporary 7527

Tracks : Get Me To The Church On Time, On The Street Where You Live, I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face, Wouldn't It Be Loverly, Ascot Gavotte, Show Me, With A Little Bit Of Luck, I Could Have Danced All Night

Musicians : Shelly Manne, André Previn, Leroy Vinnegar

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Music For Lighthousekeeping, Vol. 8, Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, 1957, Contemporary 7528

Tracks : Love Me Or Levey, Taxi War Dance, Octavia, Mambo Las Vegas, Jubilation, I Deal, Latin For Lovers, Topsy

Musicians : Howard Rumsey, Conte Candoli, Frank Rosolino, Bob Cooper, Sonny Clark, Stan Levey

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Pub Crawling, Jimmy Deuchar, 1957, Contemporary 3529

Tracks : IPA Special, Colne Springs, "E", Treble Gold, Bass House, Final Selection

Musicians (probably includes): Jimmy Deuchar, Derek Humble, Tubby Hayes, Ken Wray, Victor Feldman, Lennie Bush, Stan Tracey, Tony Crombie, Phil Seaman

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Way Out West, Sonny Rollins, 1957, Contemporary 7530

Tracks : I'm An Old Cowhand, Solitude, Come, Gone, Wagon Wheels, There Is No Greater Love, Way Out West

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Ray Brown, Shelly Manne

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Nice Day With Buddy Collette, Buddy Collette, 1957, Contemporary 3531

Tracks : A Nice Day, There Will Never Be Another You, Minor Deviation, Over The Rainbow, Change It, Moten Swing, I'll Remember April, Blues For Howard, Fall Winds, Buddy Boo

Musicians : Buddy Collette, Calvin Jackson, Dick Shreve, Don Friedman, John Goodman, Leroy Vinnegar, Bill Dolney, Joe Peters, Shelly Manne

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Meets The Rhythm Section, Art Pepper, 1957, Contemporary 7532

Tracks : You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To, Red Pepper Blues, Imagination, Waltz Me Blues, Straight Life, Jazz Me Blues, Tin Tin Deo, Star Eyes, Birks Works

Musicians : Art Pepper, Red Garland, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones

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Modern Jazz Performances Of Songs From Li'l Abner, Shelly Manne & His Friends, 1957, Contemporary 7533

Tracks : Jubilation T. Cornpone, The Country's In The Very Best Of Hands, If I Had My Druthers, Unneccesary Town, Matrimonial Stomp, Progress Is The Root Of All Evil, Oh Happy Day, Namely You, Past My Prime

Musicians : André Previn, Leroy Vinnegar, Shelly Manne

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Music To Listen To Red Norvo By, Red Norvo, 1957, Contemporary 7534

Tracks : Poeme, Red Sails, The Red Broom, Rubricity, Paying The Dues Blues, Divertimento: 1st Movement/2nd Movement/3rd Movement/4th Movement

Musicians : Red Norvo, Bill Smith, Buddy Collette, Barney Kessel, Red Mitchell, Shelly Manne

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The Poll Winners, The Poll Winners, 1957, Contemporary 7535

Tracks : Jordu, Satin Doll, It Could Happen To You, Mean To Me, Don't Worry 'Bout Me, Green Dolphin Street, You Go To My Head, Minor Mood, Nagasaki

Musicians : Barney Kessel, Ray Brown, Shelly Manne

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Concerto For Clarinet And Combo, Vol. 6, Shelly Manne & His Men, 1957, Contemporary 3536

Tracks : Concerto For Clarinet & Combo, Sophisticated Rabbit, My Old Flame, Bags' Groove

Musicians : Shelly Manne, Bill Smith, Stu Williamson, Bob Enevoldsen, Bill Holman, Jack Montrose, Charlie Mariano, Vincent DeRosa, Russ Freeman, Leroy Vinnegar

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Double Play! Two Piano Jazz, Andre Previn & Russ Freeman, 1957, Contemporary 7537

Tracks : Take Me Out To The Ball Game, Who's On First?, Called On Account Of Rain, In The Cellar Blues, Batter Up, Double Play, Safe At Home, Fungo, Strike Out The Band

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Presenting Red Mitchell, Red Mitchell, 1957, Contemporary 7538

Tracks : Scrapple From The Apple, Rainy Night, I Thought Of You, Out Of The Blue, Paul's Pal, Sandu, Cheek To Cheek

Musicians : Red Mitchell, James Clay, Lorraine Geller, Billy Higgins

Some later releases of the album had the title "Red Mitchell Quartet".

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You Get More Bounce With Curtis Counce, Curtis Counce, 1957, Contemporary 7539

Tracks : Complete, How Deep Is The Ocean, Too Close For Comfort, Mean To Me, Stranger In Paradise, Counceltation, Big Foot

Musicians : Curtis Counce, Jack Sheldon, Harold Land, Carl Perkins, Frank Butler

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Zounds!, Vol 2, The Lennie Niehaus Octet, 1957, Contemporary 7540

Tracks : The Sermon, How About You, Figure 8, Patti-Cake, With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair, The Way You Look Tonight, Have You Meet Miss Jones?, Four, Night Life, The Night We Called It A Day, Blues For Susie, Seaside

Musicians : Lennie Niehaus, Stu Williamson, Frank Rosolino, Bob Enevoldsen, Bill Perkins, Jack Montrose, Bob Gordon, Pepper Adams, Vincent De Rosa, James McAllister, Lou Levy, Monty Budwig, Red Mitchell, Mel Lewis, Shelly Manne

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Suite Sixteen, Victor Feldman, 1958, Contemporary 7541

Tracks : Cabaletto, Elegy, Suite Sixteen, Sonar, Big Top, Duffle Coat, Brawl For All, Sunshine On A Dull Day, Maenya

Musicians : Victor Feldman, Dizzy Reece, Jimmy Watson, Jimmy Deuchar, Ken Wray, Ronnie Scott, Tubby Hayes, Derek Humble, Harry Klein, John Burden, Jim Powell, Norman Stenfalt, Tommy Pollard, Eric Peter, Lennie Bush, Phil Seamen, Tony Crombie

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Leroy Walks!, Leroy Vinnegar, 1958, Contemporary 7542

Tracks : Walk On, Would You Like To Take A Walk?, On The Sunny Side Of The Street, Walkin', Walkin' My Baby Back Home, I'll Walk Alone, Walking By The River

Musicians : Leroy Vinnegar, Gerald Wilson, Teddy Edwards, Carl Perkins, Victor Feldman, Tony Bazley

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Modern Jazz Performances Of Songs From Pal Joey, Andre Previn & His Pals, 1958, Contemporary 7543

Tracks : I Could Write A Book, That Terrific Rainbow, Bewitched, Take Him, Zip, It's A Great Big Town, What Is A Man?, I'm Talkin' With My Pal, Do It The Hard Way

Musicians : André Previn, Red Mitchell, Shelly Manne

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Coop! The Music Of Bob Cooper, Bob Cooper, 19??, Contemporary 7544

Tracks : Jazz Theme & Four Variations: Sunday Mood/A Blue Period/Happy Changes/Night Stroll/Saturday Dance, Confirmation, Easy Living, Frankie And Johnny, Day Dream, Somebody Loves Me

Musicians : Bob Cooper, Conte Candoli, Don Fagerquist, Pete Candoli, Frank Rosolino, Johnny Halliburton, Lou Levy, Victor Feldman, Max Bennett, Mel Lewis

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All Night Session 1, Hampton Hawes Quartet, 1958, Contemporary 7545

Tracks : Jordu, Groovin' High, Takin' Care, Broadway, Hampton's Pulpit

Musicians : Hampton Hawes, Jim Hall, Red Mitchell, Bruz Freeman

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All Night Session 2, Hampton Hawes Quartet, 1958, Contemporary 7546

Tracks : I'll Remember April, I Should Care, Woody'n You, Two Bass Hit, Will You Still Be Mine, April In Paris, Blue'n Boogie

Musicians : Hampton Hawes, Jim Hall, Red Mitchell, Bruz Freeman

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All Night Session 3, Hampton Hawes Quartet, 1958, Contemporary 7547

Tracks : Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me, Blues #3, Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea, Blues #4

Musicians : Hampton Hawes, Jim Hall, Red Mitchell, Bruz Freeman

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Modern Jazz performances Of Songs From Gigi, Andre Previn & His Pals, 1958, Contemporary 7548

Tracks : The Parisians, I Remember It Will, A Toujours, It's A Bore, Aunt Alicia's March, Thank Heaven For Little Girls, Gigi, She Is Not Thinking Of Me

Musicians : André Previn, Red Mitchell, Shelly Manne

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Arrival Of Victor Feldman, The, Victor Feldman, 19??, Contemporary 7549

Tracks : Serpent Tooth, Waltz, Chasing Shadows, Flamingo, S' Posin, Bebop, There Is No Greater Love, Too Blue, Minor Lament, Satin Doll

Musicians : Victor Feldman, Scott LaFaro, Stan Levey

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Harold In The Land Of Jazz, Harold Land, 1958, Contemporary 7550

Tracks : Speak Low, Delirium, You Don't Know What Love Is, Nieta, Grooveyard, Lydia's Lament, Smack Up

Musicians : Harold Land, Rolf Ericson, Carl Perkins, Leroy Vinnegar, Frank Butler

Some later releases of this album had the title Grooveyard.

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Something Else!!!!, Ornette Coleman, 1958, Contemporary 7551

Tracks : Invisible, The Blessing, Jayne, Chippie, The Disguise, Angel Voice, Alpha, When Will The Blues Leave?, The Sphinx

Musicians : Ornette Coleman, Don Cherry, Walter Norris, Don Payne, Billy Higgins

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New York Scene, Benny Golson, 1958, Contemporary 7552

Tracks : Something In B Flat, Whisper Not, Step Lightly, Just By Myself, Blues It, You're Mine You, Capri

Musicians : Benny Golson, Art Farmer, James Cleveland, Gigi Gryce, Sahib Shihab, Julius Watkins, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, Charles Persip*

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Four!, Hampton Hawes, 1958, Contemporary 7553

Tracks : Yardbird Suite, There Will Never Be Another You, Bow Jest, Sweet Sue, Up Blues, Like Someone In Love, Love Is Just Around The Corner

Musicians : Hampton Hawes, Barney Kessel, Red Mitchell, Shelly Manne

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Portrait Of Art Farmer, Art Farmer, 1958, Contemporary 7554

Tracks : Back In The Cage, Stablemates, The Very Thought Of You, And Now..., Nita, By Myself, Too Late Now, Earth

Musicians : Art Farmer, Hank Jones, Addison Farmer, Roy Haynes

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Jazz Giant, Benny Carter, 1958, Contemporary 7555

Tracks : Old Fashioned Love, I'm Coming Virginia, A Walkin' Thing, Blue Lou, Ain't She Sweet, How Can You Lose, Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me

Musicians : Benny Carter, Frank Rosolino, Ben Webster, André Previn, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel, Leroy Vinnegar, Shelly Manne

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The Poll Winners Ride Again, Barney Kessel with Shelly Manne and Ray Brown, 1959, Contemporary 7556

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The Gambit, Volume 7, Shelly Manne & His Men, 1959, Contemporary 7557

Tracks : The Gambit: Queen's Pawn, The Gambit: En Passant, The Gambit: Castling, The Gambit: Checkmate, Blu Gnu, Tom Brown's Buddy, Hugo Hurwhey

Musicians : Shelly Manne, Stu Williamson, Charlie Mariano, Russ Freeman, Monty Budwig

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Plays Vernon Duke, Andre Previn, 1959, Contemporary 7558

Tracks : Cabin In The Sky, Autumn In New York, The Love I Long For, Ages Ago, Taking A Chance On Love, What Is There To Say?, I Can't Get Started, I LIke The Likes Of You, Round About, April In Paris

Musicians : Andre Previn

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Modern Jazz Performances Of Songs From Bells Are Ringing, Shelly Manne & His Friends, 1959, Contemporary 7559

Tracks : I Met A Girl, Just In Time, Independent (On My Own), The Party's Over (Ballad Version), It's A Perfect Relationship, Is It A Crime?, Better Than A Dream, Mu-Cha-Cha, Long Before I Knew You, The Party's Over (Up Tempo Version)

Musicians : Shelly Manne, André Previn, Red Mitchell

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Play Peter Gunn, Shelly Manne & His Men, 1959, Contemporary 7560

Tracks : Peter Gunn, The Floater, Sorta Blue, The Brothers Go To Mothers, Soft Sounds, Fallout, Slow & Easy, Brief & Breezy, Dreamsville, A Profound Gass

Musicians : Shelly Manne, Conte Candoli, Herb Geller, Russ Freeman, Victor Feldman, Monty Budwig

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Swingin' The '20s, Benny Carter, 1959, Contemporary 7561

Tracks : Thou Swell, My Blue Heaven, Just Imagine, If I Could Be With You, Sweet Lorraine, Who's Sorry Now, Laugh! Clown! Laugh!, All Alone, Mary Lou, In A Little Spanish Town, Someone To Watch Over Me, A Monday Date

Musicians : Benny Carter, Earl Hines, Leroy Vinnegar, Shelly Manne

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Looking Ahead!, Cecil Taylor, 1959, Contemporary 7562

Tracks : Luyah! The Glorious Step, African Violets, Of What, Wallering, Toll, Excursion On A Wobbly Rail

Musicians : Cecil Taylor, Earl Griffith, Buell Neidlinger, Dennis Charles

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Modern Jazz Performances From Bizet's Carmen, Barney Kessel, 1959, Contemporary 7563

Tracks : Swingin' The Toreador, A Pad On The Edge Of Town, If You Dig Me, Free As A Bird, Viva El Toro!, Flowersville, Carmen's Cool, Like, There's No Place Like..., The Gypsy's Hip

Musicians : Barney Kessel, Ray Linn, Buddy Collette, André Previn, Victor Feldman, Joe Mondragon, Shelly Manne

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Sonny Rollins and the Contemporary Leaders, Sonny Rollins and the Contemporary Leaders, 1959, Contemporary 7564

Tracks : I've Told Every Little Star, Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody, How High The Moon, You, I've Found A New Baby, Alone Together, In The Chapel In The Moonlight, The Song Is You

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Hampton Hawes, Barney Kessel, Leroy Vinnegar, Shelly Manne, Victor Feldman

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Some Like It Hot, Barney Kessel, 1959, Contemporary 7565

Tracks : Some Like It Hot, I Wanna Be Loved By You, Stairway To The Stars, Sweet Sue, Runnin' Wild, Sweet Georgia Brown, Down Among The Sheltering Palms, Sugar Blues, I'm Thru With Love, By The Beautiful Sea

Musicians : Barney Kessel, Joe Gordon, Art Pepper, Jimmy Rowles, Jack Marshall, Monty Budwig, Shelly Manne

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Son Of Gunn: Play More Music From Peter Gunn, Shelly Manne & His Men, 1959, Contemporary 7566

Tracks : Odd Ball, Blue Steel, Spook!, Joanna, Goofin' At The Coffee House, Walkin' Bass, My Manne Shelly, Blues For Mother's, A Quite Gass, Lightly

Musicians : Shelly Manne, Joe Gordon, Richie Kamuca, Russ Freeman, Victor Feldman, Monty Budwig

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Plays Songs By Jerome Kern, Andre Previn, 19??, Contemporary 7567

Tracks : Long Ago (And Far Away), Sure Thing, A Fine Romance, They Didn't Believe Me, All The Things You Are, Whip-Poor-Will, Ol' Man River, Why Do I Love You?, Go Little Boat, Put Me To The Test

Musicians : André Previn

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Art Pepper + Eleven, Art Pepper, 1959, Contemporary 7568

Tracks : Move, Groovin' High, Opus De Funk, 'Round Midnight, Four Brothers, Shawnuff, Bernie's Tune, Walkin' Shoes, Anthropology, Airegin, Walkin', Donna Lee

Musicians : Art Pepper, Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon, Pete Candoli, Dick Nash, Bob Enevoldsen, Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca, Bud Shank, Charlie Kennedy, Herb Geller, Med Flory, Vince De Rosa, Russ Freeman, Joe Mondragon, Mel Lewis

(Also sometimes referred to as "Modern Jazz Classics".

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Tomorrow Is The Question, Ornette Coleman, 1959, Contemporary 7569

Tracks : Tomorrow Is The Question, Tears Inside, Mind And Time, Compassion, Giggin', Rejoicing, Lorraine, Turnaround, Endless

Musicians : Ornette Coleman, Don Cherry, Percy Heath, Red Mitchell, Shelly Manne

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King Size!, Andre Previn Trio, 1959, Contemporary 7570

Tracks : I'll Remember April, Much Too Late, You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To, It Could Happen To You, Low And Inside, I'm Beginning To See The Light

Musicians : André Previn, Red Mitchell, Frankie Capp

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'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do, Helen Humes, 1960, Contemporary 7571

Tracks : You Can Depend On Me, Trouble In Mind, Among My Souvenirs, Ain't Misbehavin', Stardust, Bill Bailey, When I Grow Too Old To Dream, A Good Man Is Hard To Find, Tain't Nobody's Biz-Ness If I Do, I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good, When The Saints Go Marching In

Musicians : Helen Humes, Joe Gordon, Teddy Edwards, Wynton Kelly, Al Viola, Leroy Vinnegar, Frank Butler

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West Side Story, Andre Previn & His Pals, 1960, Contemporary 7572

Tracks : Something`s Coming, Jet Song, Tonight, I Feel Pretty, Gee, Officer Krupke!, Cool, Maria, America

Musicians : André Previn, Red Mitchell, Shelly Manne

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Gettin' Together, Art Pepper, 1960, Contemporary 7573

Tracks : Whims Of Chambers, Bijou The Poodle, Why Are We Afraid?, Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise, Rhythm-A-Ning, Diane, Gettin' Together

Musicians : Art Pepper, Conte Candoli, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, Jimmie Cobb

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Carl's Blues, Vol 3, The Curtis Counce Group, 1960, Contemporary 7574

Tracks : Pink Lady, I Can't Get Started, Nica's Dream, Love Walked In, Larue, The Butler Did It, Carl's Blues

Musicians : Curtis Counce, Gerald Wilson, Jack Sheldon, Harold Land, Carl Perkins, Frank Butler

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Like Previn!, Andre Previn Trio, 1960, Contemporary 7575

Tracks : Rosie Red, If I Should Find You, Sad Eyes, Saturday, Tricycle, I'm Mina Mood, No Word For Dory, Three's Company

Musicians : André Previn, Red Mitchell, Frank Capp

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Poll Winners Three, Barney Kessel, Shelly Manne & Ray Brown, 1960, Contemporary 7576

Tracks : Soft Winds, Crisis, The Little Rumba, Easy Living, It's All Right With Me, Mack The Knife, Raincheck, Minor Mystery, I'm Afraid The Masquerade Is Over, I Hear Music

Musicians : Barney Kessel, Ray Brown, Shelly Manne

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At The Blackhawk 1, Shelly Manne And His Men, 1959, Contemporary 7577

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At The Blackhawk 2, Shelly Manne And His Men, 1959, Contemporary 7578

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At The Blackhawk 3, Shelly Manne And His Men, 1959, Contemporary 7579

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At The Blackhawk 4, Shelly Manne And His Men, 1959, Contemporary 7580

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Exploring The Scene, Poll Winners, 1960, Contemporary 7581

Tracks : Little Susie, The Duke, So What, Misty, Doodlin', The Golden Striker, Li'l Darlin', The Blessing, This Here

Musicians : Barney Kessel, Ray Brown, Shelly Manne

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Songs I Like To Sing!, Helen Humes, 1961, Contemporary 7582

Tracks : If I Could Be With You, Don't Worry 'Bout Me, Mean To Me, Every Now And Then, I Want A Roof Over My Head, St. Louis Blues, You're Driving Me Crazy, My Old Flame, Millon Dollar Secret, Love Me Or Leave Me, Imagination, Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone

Musicians : Helen Humes, Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, Bob Fitzpatrick, Harry Betts, Ben Webster, Teddy Edwards, Art Pepper, Bill Hood, André Previn, Barney Kessel, James Getzoff, Joseph Stepansky, Alvin Dinkin, Eleanor Slatkin, Leroy Vinnegar, Shelly Manne

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Teddy's Ready, Teddy Edwards, 1961, Contemporary 7583

Tracks : Blues in G, Scrapple from the Apple, What's New?, You Name It, Take the "A" Train, The Sermon, Higgins' Hideaway

Musicians : Teddy Edwards, Joe Castro, Leroy Vinnegar, Billy Higgins

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"The Three" & "The Two", Shelly Manne, 1961, Contemporary 7584

Tracks : Flip, Autumn In New York, Pas De Trois, Three On A Row, Steeplechase, Abstract No 1, The Sound Effects Manne, Everything Happens To Me, Billie's Bounce, With A Song In My Heart, A Slight Minority, Speak Easy

Musicians : Shelly Manne, Shorty Rogers, Jimmy Giuffre, Russ Freeman

Recordings from 1954 that were originally released on 10" LPs.

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Workin' Out!, Barney Kessel, 1961, Contemporary 7585

Tracks : The Good Li'l Man, Summertime, Spanish Scenery, When Johnny Comes Marching Home, New Rhumba, My Man's Gone Now, My Funny Valentine, Pedal Point

Musicians : Barney Kessel, Marvin Jenkins, Jerry Good, Stan Popper

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Plays Songs By Harold Arlen, Andre Previn, 19??, Contemporary 7586

Tracks : That Old Black Magic, Come Rain Or Come Shine, My Shining Hour, Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe, A Sleepin' Bee, Stormy Weather, Over The Rainbow, Let's Fall In Love, For Every Man There's A Woman, Cocoanut Sweet

Musicians : André Previn

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The Proper Time, Shelly Manne & His Men, 1961, Contemporary 7587

Tracks : Drum Solo, Blue Stutter, The Proper Time, Happy Pool, The Proper Time, Doreen's Blues, Exotic Moods, Warm Water, Doreen's Blues, The Proper Time, Drum Solo, Panic, Fraternizing, Doreen's Blues, Fast Blues, Piano Trio, Doreen's Blues, The Proper Time

Musicians : Shelly Manne, Joe Gordon, Richie Kamuca, Russ Freeman, Victor Feldman, Monty Budwig

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Together Again!!!, Teddy Edwards & Howard McGhee, 1961, Contemporary 7588

Tracks : Together Again, You Stepped Out of a Dream, Up There, Perhaps, Misty, Sandy

Musicians : Howard McGhee, Teddy Edwards, Phineas Newborn, Jr., Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen

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For Real!, Hampton Hawes, 1961, Contemporary 7589

Tracks : Hip, Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams, Crazeology, Numbers Game, For Real, I Love You

Musicians : Hampton Hawes, Harold Land, Scott La Faro, Frank Butler

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At The Manne-Hole, Ruth Price with Shelly Manne & His Men, 1961, Contemporary 7590

Tracks : I Love You, They Say It's Spring, Listen Little Girl, Dearly Beloved, I Know Why, Shadrack, Crazy He Calls Me, Nobody Else But Me, Nobody's Heart, All I Do Is Dream Of You, Who Am I, Till The Clouds Roll By / Look For The Silver Lining

Musicians : Ruth Price, Conte Candoli, Richie Kamuca, Russ Freeman, Chuck Berghofer, Shelly Manne

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Folk Jazz, Bill Smith, 1961, Contemporary 7591

Tracks : A-Roving, Greensleeves, Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen, John Henry, Wayfaring Stranger, Three Blind Mice, Go Down, Moses, Blow The Man Down, Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair, Reuben, Reuben

Musicians : Bill Smith, Jim Hall, Monty Budwig, Shelly Manne

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Good Gravy!, Teddy Edwards, 1961, Contemporary 7592

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Live At The Manne Hole, Shelly Manne, 1961, Contemporary 7593/4

Tracks : Love For Sale, How Could It Happen To A Dream, Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise, The Champ, On Green Dolphin Street, What's New, If I Were A Bell, Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye, A Gem From Tiffany

Musicians : Shelly Manne, Conte Candoli, Richie Kamuca, Russ Freeman, Chuck Berghofer

Was the double LP the original release? Was this also released in 1961 as two separate stereo LPs?

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Relax And Enjoy It!, Gerald Wiggins, 1962, Contemporary 7595

Tracks : Narcissus, Frankie & Johnny, One For My Baby, The Lady Is A Tramp, Serenade In Blue, My Heart Stood Still, Just Squeeze Me & Satin Doll, Blue Wig

Musicians : Gerry Wiggins, Joe Comfort, Jackie Mills

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Maggie's Back In Town, Howard McGhee, 1962, Contemporary 7596

Tracks : Demon Chase, Willow Weep For Me Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise, Sunset Eyes, Maggie's Back In Town, Summertime, Brownie Speaks

Musicians : Howard McGhee, Phineas Newborn Jr., Leroy Vinnegar, Shelly Manne

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Lookin' Good, Joe Gordon, 1962, Contemporary 7597

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Swingin' With Humes, Helen Humes, 1962, Contemporary 7598

Tracks : When Day Is Done, Home (When Shadows Fall), There'll Be Some Changes Made, Some Day My Prince Will Come, I'm Confessin', S'posin', Pennies From Heaven, The Very Thought Of You, Baby Won't You Please Come Home, Solitude, I Surrender Dear, My Blue Heaven

Musicians : Helen Humes, Joe Gordon, Teddy Edwards, Wynton Kelly, Al Viola, Leroy Vinnegar, Frank Butler

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Checkmate, Shelly Manne & His Men, 1962, Contemporary 7599

Tracks : Checkmate, The Isolated Pawn, Cyanide Touch, The King Swings, En Passant, Fireside Eyes, The Black Night

Musicians : Shelly Manne, Conte Candoli, Richie Kamuca, Russ Freeman, Chuck Berghofer

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A World Of Piano, Phineas Newborn Jr., 1962, Contemporary 7600

Tracks : Cheryl, Manteca, Lush Life, Dahoud, Oleo, Juicy Lucy, For Carl, Cabu

Musicians : Phineas Newborn Jr., Paul Chambers, Sam Jones, Philly Joe Jones, Louis Hayes

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Love Moods, Heleyne Stewart, 1961, Contemporary 7601

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Smack Up, Art Pepper, 1962, Contemporary 7602

Tracks : Smack Up, Las Cuevas De Mario, A Bit Of Basie, How Can You Lose, Maybe Next Year, Tears Inside

Musicians : Art Pepper, Jack Sheldon, Pete Jolly, Jimmy Bond, Frank Butler

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Let's Cook, Barney Kessel, 1962, Contemporary 7603

Tracks : Let's Cook, Time Remembered, Just In Time, Tiger Rag, Jersey Bounce

Musicians : Barney Kessel, Frank Rosolino, Ben Webster, Hampton Hawes, Jimmy Rowles, Victor Feldman, Leroy Vinnegar, Shelly Manne

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Make The Man Love Me, Joy Bryan, 1962, Contemporary 7604

Tracks : My Romance, Make The Man Love Me, Almost Like Being In Love, It Never Entered My Mind, East Of The Sun, Aren't You Glad You're You?, My Funny Valentine, Old Devil Moon, These Foolish Things, Everything's Coming Up Roses

Musicians : Joy Bryan, Wynton Kelly, Al Viola, Leroy Vinnegar, Frank Butler

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Awakening, Jimmy Woods, 1962, Contemporary 7605

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Heart And Soul, Teddy Edwards, 1962, Contemporary 7606

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Intensity, Art Pepper, 1963, Contemporary 7607

Tracks : I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me, I Love You, Come Rain or Come Shine, Long Ago (And Far Away), Gone With The Wind, I Wished on the Moon, Too Close For Comfort

Musicians : Art Pepper, Dolo Coker, Jimmy Bond, Frank Butler

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Leroy Walks Again!, Leroy Vinnegar, 1963, Contemporary 7608

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My Son, The Jazz Drummer!, Shelly Manne, 1962, Contemporary 7609

Tracks : Hava Nagila, Bei Mir Bistu Shein, Yussel! Yussel!, Zamar Nodad, Bokrei Lachish, Tzena, Exodus, Di Grine Kuzine, My Yiddishe Momme, Orchah Bamidbar

Musicians : Shelly Manne, Shorty Rogers, Teddy Edwards, Victor Feldman, Al Viola, Monty Budwig

Some later releases had the title Steps To The Desert.

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The Cry!, Prince Lasha Quintet featuring Sonny Simmons, 1963, Contemporary 7610

Tracks : Congo Call, Bojangles, Green And Gold, Ghost Of The Past, Red's Mood, Juanita, Lost Generation, A.Y.

Musicians : Prince Lasha, Sonny Simmons, Gary Peacock, Mark Proctor, Gene Stone

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Great Jazz Piano, Phineas Newborn Jr., 1962, Contemporary 7611

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Conflict, Jimmy Woods, 1963, Contemporary 7612

Tracks : Conflict, Coming Home, Aim, Apart Together, Look To Your Heart, Pazmuerte

Musicians : Jimmy Woods, Carmell Jones, Harold Land, Andrew Hill, George Tucker, Elvin Jones

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Swingin' Party At Contemporary, Barney Kessel, 1963, Contemporary 7613

Tracks : Bluesology, Lover Man, Joy Spring, Now's The Time, Miss Memphis, New Rhumba

Musicians : Barney Kessel, Marvin Jenkins, Gary Peacock, Ron Lundberg

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The Green Leaves Of Summer, Hampton Hawes, 1964, Contemporary 7614

Tracks : Vierd Blues, The Green Leaves Of Summer, Ill Wind, St. Thomas, Secret Love, Blue Skies, The More I See You, G.K. Blues

Musicians : Hampton Hawes, Monk Montgomery, Steve Ellington

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The Newborn Touch, Phineas Newborn Jr., 1966, Contemporary 7615

Tracks : A Walkin' Thing, Double Play, The Sermon, Diane, The Blessing, Grooveyard, Blue Daniel, Pazmuerte, Be Deedle Dee Do

Musicians : Phineas Newborn Jr., Leroy Vinnegar, Frank Butler

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Here And Now, Hampton Hawes, 1966, Contemporary 7616

Tracks : Fly Me To The Moon, What Kind Of Fool Am I?, The Girl From Ipanema, Rhonda, Dear Heart, People, Chim Chim Cher-ee, Days Of Wine And Roses

Musicians : Hampton Hawes, Chuck Israels, Donald Bailey

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Firebirds, Prince Lasha & Sonny Simmons, 1968, Contemporary 7617

Tracks : The Island Song, Psalms Of Solomon, Prelude To Bird, The Loved Ones, Firebirds

Musicians : Prince Lasha, Sonny Simmons, Bobby Hutcherson, Buster Williams, Charles Moffett

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Feeling Free, Barney Kessel, 1969, Contemporary 7618

Tracks : Moving Up, Blue Grass, This Guy's In Love With You, Blues Up, Down & All Around, The Sounds Of Silence, Two Note Samba

Musicians : Barney Kessel, Bobby Hutcherson, Chuck Domanico, Elvin Jones

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Fox, The, Harold Land, 1969, Contemporary 7619

Tracks : The Fox, Mirror-Mind Rose, One Second, Please, Sims A-Plenty, Little Chris, One Down

Musicians : Harold Land, Dupree Bolton, Elmo Hope, Herbie Lewis, Frank Butler

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Elmo Hope Trio, Elmo Hope Trio, 1970, Contemporary 7620

Tracks : B's A-Plenty, Barfly, Eejah, Boa, Something For Kenny, Like Someone In Love, Minor Bertha, Tranquility

Musicians : Elmo Hope, Jimmy Bond, Frank Butler

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The Seance, The, Hampton Hawes, 1970, Contemporary 7621

Tracks : The Seance, Oleo, Easy Street, Suddenly I Thought Of You, For Heaven's Sake, My Romance

Musicians : Hampton Hawes, Red Mitchell, Donald Bailey

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Please Send Me Someone To Love, Phineas Newborn Jr., 1970, Contemporary 7622

Tracks : Please Send Me Someone To Love, Rough Ridin', Come Sunday, Brentwood Blues, He's A Real Gone Guy, Black Coffee, Little Niles, Stay On It

Musicians : Phineas Newborn Jr., Ray Brown, Elvin Jones

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Rumasuma, Sonny Simmons, 1970, Contemporary 7623

Tracks : Rumasuma, Back To The Apple, Reincarnation, For Posterity

Musicians : Sonny Simmons, Barbara Donald, Mike Cohen, Jerry Sealund, Bill Pickens, Billy Higgins

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Outside, Shelly Manne, 1970, Contemporary 7624

Tracks : River Running, Silent Voices, High-Flying Phyllis, Steve, For Bean, Don't Know

Musicians : Shelly Manne, Gary Barone, John Gross, Pete Robinson, Juney Booth

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Burning Spirits, Sonny Simmons, 1971, Contemporary 7625/26

Tracks : Burning Spirits No. 1, New Newk, Healing Rays, Burning Spirits No. 2, Things And Beings, E=Mc²

Musicians : Sonny Simmons, Barbara Donald, Lonnie Liston Smith, Mike White, Cecil McBee, Richard Davis, Clifford Jarvis

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Blackstone Legacy, Woody Shaw, 1971, Contemporary 7627/28

Tracks : Blackstone Legacy, Think On Me, Lost And Found, New World, Boo-Ann's Grand, A Deed For Dolphy

Musicians : Woody Shaw, Gary Bartz, Bennie Maupin, George Cables, Ron Carter, Clint Houston, Lenny White

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Alive In London, Shelly Manne, 1971, Contemporary 7629

Tracks : Three On A Match, Once Again, Big Oak Basin, Illusion, Don't Know

Musicians : Shelly Manne, Gary Barone, John Gross, Mike Wofford, John Morell, Roland Haynes

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The Way It Was!, Art Pepper, 1972, Contemporary 7630

Tracks : I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me, All The Things You Are, What's New, Tickle Toe, The Man I Love, Autumn Leaves, The Way You Look Tonight

Musicians : Art Pepper, Warne Marsh, Dolo Coker, Red Garland, Ronnie Ball, Wynton Kelly, Ben Tucker, Jimmy Bond, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones, Frank Butler, Gary Frommer, Jimmy Cobb

Previously unreleased tracks from sessions in 1956, 1957 and 1960.

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I'm All Smiles, Hampton Hawes, 1972, Contemporary 7631

Tracks : I'm All Smiles, Manha De Carnaval, Spring Is Here, The Shadow Of Your Smile, Searchin'

Musicians : Hampton Hawes, Red Mitchell, Donald Bailey

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Song Of Songs, Woody Shaw, 1973, Contemporary 7632

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Living Legend, Art Pepper, 1975, Contemporary 7633

Tracks : Ophelia, Here's That Rainy Day, What Laurie Likes, Mr. Yohe, Lost Life, Samba Mom-Mom

Musicians : Art Pepper, Hampton Hawes, Charlie Haden, Shelly Manne

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Harlem Blues, Phineas Newborn Jr., 1975, Contemporary 7634

Tracks : Harlem Blues, Sweet And Lovely, Little Girl Blue, Ray's Idea, Stella By Starlight, Tenderly, Cookin' At The Continental

Musicians : Phineas Newborn Jr., Ray Brown, Elvin Jones

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Straight Ahead, Poll Winners, 1976, Contemporary 7635

Tracks : Caravan, Someday My Prince Will Come, Blue Boy, Laura, Two Cents, One Foot Off The Curb

Musicians : Barney Kessel, Ray Brown, Shelly Manne

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On The Road, Art Farmer, 1976, Contemporary 7636

Tracks : Downwind, My Funny Valentine, Namely You, What Am I Here For?, I Can't Get Started, Will You Still Be Mine?

Musicians : Art Farmer, Art Pepper, Hampton Hawes, Ray Brown, Shelly Manne, Steve Ellington

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At The Piano, Hampton Hawes, 1977, Contemporary 7637

Tracks : Killing Me Softly With His Song, Soul Sign Eight, Sunny, Morning, Blue In Green, When I Grow Too Old To Dream

Musicians : Hampton Hawes, Ray Brown, Shelly Manne

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The Trip, Art Pepper, 1977, Contemporary 7638

Tracks : The Trip, A Song For Richard, Sweet Love Of Mine, Junior Cat, The Summer Knows, Red Car

Musicians : Art Pepper, George Cables, David Williams, Elvin Jones

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No Limit, Art Pepper, 1978, Contemporary 7639

Tracks : Rita-San, Ballad Of The Sad Young Men, My Laurie, Mambo De La Pinta

Musicians : Art Pepper, George Cables, Tony Dumas, Carl Burnett

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Beyond The Rain, Chico Freeman, 1978, Contemporary 7640

Tracks : Two Over One, Beyond The Rain, Excerpts, My One and Only Love, Pepe's Samba

Musicians : Chico Freeman, Hilton Ruiz, Joony Booth, Elvin Jones, Jumma Santos

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Something For Lester, Ray Brown, 1978, Contemporary 7641

Tracks : Ojos De Rojo, Slippery, Something In Common, Love Walked In, Georgia On My Mind, Little Girl Blue, Sister Sadie

Musicians : Ray Brown, Cedar Walton, Elvin Jones

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Thursday Night At The Village Vanguard, Art Pepper, 1979, Contemporary 7642

Tracks : Valse Triste, Goodbye, Blues For Les, My Friend John

Musicians : Art Pepper, George Cables, George Mraz, Elvin Jones

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Friday Night At The Village Vanguard, Art Pepper, 1979, Contemporary 7643

Tracks : Las Cuevas De Mario, But Beautiful, Caravan, Labyrinth

Musicians : Art Pepper, George Cables, George Mraz, Elvin Jones

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Saturday Night At The Village Vanguard, Art Pepper, 1979, Contemporary 7644

Tracks : You Go To My Head, The Trip, Cherokee

Musicians : Art Pepper, George Cables, George Mraz, Elvin Jones

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At Last!, Miles Davis & Lighthouse All-Stars, 1985, Contemporary 7645

Tracks : Infinity Promenade, 'Round Midnight, Night In Tunisia, Drum Conversation, At Last

Musicians : Chet Baker, Miles Davis, Rolf Ericson, Bob Cooper, Bud Shank, Lorraine Geller, Russ Freeman, Howard Rumsey, Max Roach

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At The Renaissance, Ben Webster, 1985, Contemporary 7646

Tracks : Georgia on My Mind, Caravan, Ole Miss Blues, Stardust

Musicians : Ben Webster, Jimmy Rowles, Jim Hall, Red Mitchell, Frank Butler

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Dream Band, Terry Gibbs, 1986, Contemporary 7647

Tracks : Begin The Beguine, Don't Be That Way, Cottontail, Stardust, Opus One, After You've Gone, You Go To My Head, Let's Dance, Kissin' Bug, Jumpin' At The Woodside

Musicians : Terry Gibbs, Al Porcino, Conte Candoli, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, Bob Enevoldsen, Joe Cadena, Vern Friley, Bill Holman, Med Flory, Charlie Kennedy, Joe Maini, Jack Schwartz, Pete Jolly, Max Bennett, Mel Lewis

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Back Home, Phineas Newborn Jr., 1986, Contemporary 7648

Tracks : Sugar Ray, Ill Wind, Watch What Happens, No Moon At All, Back Home, On Green Dolphin Street, Pamela, Love For Sale

Musicians : Phineas Newborn Jr., Ray Brown, Elvin Jones

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Witch Doctor, Chet & Lighthouse All-Stars Baker, 1986, Contemporary 7649

Tracks : Loaded, I'll Remember April, Winter Wonderland, Pirouette, Witch Doctor

Musicians : Chet Baker, Rolf Ericson, Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre, Bud Shank, Claude Williamson, Russ Freeman, Howard Rumsey, Max Roach, Shelly Manne

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More For Les At The Village Vanguard, Art Pepper, 1986, Contemporary 7650

Tracks : Introduction, No Limit, These Foolish Things, Introduction, More For Les, Over The Rainbow

Musicians : Art Pepper, George Cables, George Mraz, Elvin Jones

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Alternate Takes, Sonny Rollins, 1987, Contemporary 7651

Tracks : I'm An Old Cowhand (From The Rio Grande), Come Gone, Way Out West, The Song Is You, You, I've Found A New Baby

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Hampton Hawes, Victor Feldman, Barney Kessel, Leroy Vinnegar, Ray Brown, Shelly Manne

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Volume 2: The Sundown Sessions, Terry Gibbs Dream Band, 1987, Contemporary 7652

Tracks : The Song Is You, Moonglow, The Fat Man, It Could Happen To You, Back Bay Shuffle, Dancing In The Dark, Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise, No Heat, My Reverie, The Claw

Musicians : Terry Gibbs, Conte Candoli, Stu Williamson, Frank Huggins, John Audino, Bill Smiley, Bobby Burgess, Vern Friley, Bill Perkins, Med Flory, Charlie Kennedy, Joe Maini, Jack Schwartz, Lou Levy, Buddy Clark, Mel Lewis

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The Sermon, Hampton Hawes, 1987, Contemporary 7653

Tracks : Down By The Riverside, Just A Closer Walk With Thee, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen, When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder, Go Down Moses, Joshua Fit De Battle Of Jericho, Blues N/C

Musicians : Hampton Hawes, Leroy Vinnegar, Stan Levey

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Volume 3: Flying Home, Terry Gibbs, 1988, Contemporary 7654

Tracks : Airegin, Just Plain Meyer, Midnight Sun, Evil Eyes, Avalon, Moten Swing, Bright Eyes, Wonderful You, I'm Getting Sentimental Over You, It Might As Well Be Spring, Flying Home

Musicians : Terry Gibbs , Al Porcino, Conte Candoli, Frank Huggins, John Audino, Lee Katzman, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, Bill Smiley, Bobby Burgess, Bob Edmondson, Bob Enevoldsen, Frank Rosolino, Joe Cadena, Vern Friley, Bill Holman, Bill Perkins, Med Flory, Richie Kamuca, Charlie Kennedy, Joe Maini, Jack Nimitz, Jack Schwartz, Benny Aronov, Lou Levy, Pat Moran, Pete Jolly, Buddy Clark, Max Bennett, Mel Lewis

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Sonority, Curtis Counce, 1989, Contemporary 7655

Tracks : Woody'N You, How Long Has This Been Going On?, Lanslide, Sonor, So Nice, Origin, Bella Rosa, A Night In Tunisia

Musicians : Curtis Counce, Gerald Wilson, Jack Sheldon, Harold Land, Carl Perkins, Elmo Hope, Frank Butler

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Volume 4: Main Stem, Terry Gibbs, 1990, Contemporary 7656

Tracks : Day In Day Out, Summit Blues, Limerick Waltz, You Don't Know What Love Is, Sweet Georgia Brown, Nose Cone, Too Close For Comfort, Main Stem, Ja-Da, T And S

Musicians : Terry Gibbs, Al Porcino, Conte Candoli, Frank Huggins, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, Bob Edmondson, Frank Rosolino, Vern Friley, Bill Perkins, Med Flory, Charlie Kennedy, Joe Maini, Jack Nimitz, Pat Moran, Buddy Clark, Mel Lewis

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Volume 5: The Big Cat, Terry Gibbs, 19??, Contemporary 7657

Tracks : Tico Tico, Big Bad Bob, The Big Cat, Soft Eyes, Billie's Bounce, Pretty Blue Eyes, I'll Take Romance, Do You Wanna Jump, Children?, Nature Boy, Jump The Blues Away, Sleep

Musicians : Terry Gibbs, Al Porcino, Conte Candoli, Frank Huggins, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, Bob Edmondson, Frank Rosolino, Vern Friley, Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca, Charlie Kennedy, Joe Maini, Jack Nimitz, Pat Moran, Buddy Clark, Mel Lewis

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