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Prestige Records 7000 series discography

This is a discography of the 7000 series of LPs released on the Prestige label between 1955 and 1971. The series is divided over 9 pages.

The current page lists LPs in the sequence 7000 to 7099 that were released in the 1955-1957 period. When available the "See more details" link leads to a page with a track list and musicians information for the album.

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7000 series:
7001-7099 | 7100-7199 | 7200-7299 | 7300-7399 | 7400-7499 | 7500-7599 | 7600-7699 | 7700-7799 | 7800-7862

24000 series: 24001-24099 | 24101-24199 | 24201-24295

Other series: New Jazz | Moodsville | Tru-Sound | 2500 series | 10000 series | 11000 series | 16000 series | 34000 series | 66000 series

Prestige 7001 to 7099

A Touch Of Taylor, Billy Taylor, 1955, Prestige PRLP 7001

Tracks : Ever So Easy, Radioactivity, A Bientot, Long Tom, Day Dreaming, Live It Up, Purple Mood, Early Bird, Blue Cloud, It's A Grand Night For Swinging, Memories Of Spring, Daddy-O

Musicians : Billy Taylor, Earl May, Percy Brice

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Quartets, Stan Getz Quartets, 1955, Prestige PRLP 7002

Tracks : There's A Small Hotel, I've Got You Under My Skin, What's New, Too Marvelous For Words, You Stepped Out Of A Dream, My Old Flame, Long Island Sound, Indian Summer, Mar-Cia, Crazy Chords, The Lady In Red, Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams

Musicians : Stan Getz, Al Haig, Tony Aless, Gene Ramey, Tommy Potter, Percy Heath, Stan Levey, Roy Haynes, Don Lamond

Reissued on New Jazz in 1959 as Long Island Sound. Reissued on Prestige in 1963 (PRLP 7256) as Greatest Hits.

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Milt Jackson, Milt Jackson, 1955, Prestige PRLP 7003

Tracks : Wonder Why, My Funny Valentine, Moonray, The Nearness Of You, Stonewall, I Should Care

Musicians : Milt Jackson, Horace Silver, Percy Heath, Connie Kay

Reissued as Soul Pioneers in 1962 (Prestige 7224)

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Lee Konitz With Tristano, Marsh And Bauer, 1955, Prestige PRLP 7004

Tracks : Subconscious-Lee, Judy, Progression, Retrospection, Ice Cream Konitz, You Go To My Head, Marshmallow, Fishin' Around, Tautology, Sound-Lee, Palo Alto, Rebecca

Musicians : Lee Konitz, Warne Marsh, Lennie Tristano, Sal Mosca, Billy Bauer, Arnold Fishkin, Denzil Best, Jeff Morton, Shelly Manne

Reissued in 1963 as Subconscious-Lee credited to Lee Konitz with Lennie Tristano (Prestige 7250)

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Concorde, The Modern Jazz Quartet, 1955, Prestige PRLP 7005

Tracks : Ralph's New Blues, All Of You, I'll Remember April, Gershwin Medley: Soon/For You, For Me, Forevermore/Love Walked In/Our Love Is Here To Stay, Softly, As In Morning Sunrise, Concorde

Musicians : John Lewis, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, Connie Kay

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Mulligan Plays Mulligan, Gerry Mulligan, 1955, Prestige PRLP 7006

Tracks : Funhouse, Ide's Side, Roundhouse, Kaper, Bweebida Bobbida, Mullenium, Mulligan's Too

Musicians : Gerry Mulligan, Nick Travis, Ollie Wilson, Allen Eager, George Wallington, Phil Leshin, Walter Bolden, Gail Madden

Reissued as Historically Speaking in 1963 (Prestige 7251)

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The Musings Of Miles, Miles Davis, 1955, Prestige PRLP 7007

Tracks : Will You Still Be Mine?, I See Your Face Before Me, I Didn't, A Gal In Calico, A Night In Tunisia, Green Haze

Musicians : Miles Davis, Red Garland, Oscar Pettiford, Philly Joe Jones

Reissued as The Beginning in 1962 (Prestige 7221)

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Wardell Gray Memorial, Vol. 1, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7008

Tracks : Twisted, Easy Living, Southside, Sweet Lorraine, Blue Gray, Grayhound, So Long Broadway, Paul's Cause, The Man I Love, Lavonne, A Sinner Kissed An Angel, Treadin'

Musicians : Tracks 1-4: Wardell Gray, Al Haig, Tommy Potter, Roy Haynes / Tracks 5-6 & 11-12: Wardell Gray, Phil Hill, Johnny Richardson, Art Mardigan / Tracks 7-10: Wardell Gray, Frank Morgan, Teddy Charles, Sonny Clark, Dick Nivison, Lawrence Marable

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Wardell Gray Memorial, Vol. 2, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7009

Tracks : Scrapple From The Apple, Move, Bright Boy, Farmers Market, Jackie, April Skies, Lover Man, Sweet And Lovely

Musicians : Wardell Gray, Art Farmer, Clark Terry, Dexter Gordon, Sonny Criss, Hampton Hawes, Jimmy Bunn, Billy Hadnott, Harper Cosby, Chuck Thompson, Larry Marable, Robert Collier

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Meditations, Elmo Hope, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7010

Tracks : It's A Lovely Day Today, All The Things You Are, Quit It, Lucky Strike, I Don't Stand (A Ghost Of A Chance With You), Huh, Falling In Love With Love, My Heart Stood Still, Elmo's Fire, I'm In The Mood For Love, Blue Mo

Musicians : Elmo Hope, John Ore, Willie Jones

Reissued in 1969 as The Elmo Hope Memorial Album (Prestige 7675).

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Hi-Fi Party, James Moody, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7011

Tracks : There Will Never Be Another You, Hard To Get, Disappointed, Big Ben, Show Eyes, Little John, And You Called My Name, Little Ricky

Musicians : James Moody, Dave Burns, William Shepherd, Pee Wee Moore, Jimmy Boyd, John Lathan, Clarence Johnson, Eddie Jefferson

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Dig, Miles Davis, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7012

Tracks : Dig, It's Only A Paper Moon, Denial, Bluing, Out Of The Blue

Musicians : Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Jackie McLean, Walter Bishop, Jr., Tommy Potter, Art Blakey

Recorded in 1951 and originally released on two 10" LPs. Later reissued in 1963 as Diggin' With The Miles Davis Sextet (Prestige 7281) and in 1970 as Conception (Prestige 7744).

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Conception, Various Artists, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7013

Tracks : Odjenar (Lee Konitz), Hibeck (Lee Konitz), Yesterdays (Lee Konitz), Ezz-thetic (Lee Konitz), Indian Summer (Lee Konitz), Duet For Saxophone And Guitar (Lee Konitz), Conception (Miles Davis), My Old Flame (Miles Davis), Intoit (Stan Getz), Prezervation (Stan Getz), I May Be Wrong (Gerry Mulligan), So What (Gerry Mulligan)

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Miles, The New Miles Davis Quintet, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7014

Tracks : Just Squeeze Me, There Is No Greater Love, How Am I To Know?, S'Posin, The Theme, Stablemates

Musicians : Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones

Reissued in 1963 as The Original Quintet (First Recordings) (Prestige 7254)

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Vol. 1, Billy Taylor Trio, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7015

Tracks : Man With A Horn, Let's Get Away From It All, All Too Soon, They Can't Take That Away From Me, Accent On Youth, Give Me The Simple Life, Lover, Little Girl Blue, Hey Lock

Musicians : Billy Taylor, Earl May, Charlie Smith

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Vol. 2, Billy Taylor Trio, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7016

Tracks : That's All, It's The Little Thing's That Mean So Much, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Surrey With The Fringe On Top, Cool And Caressing, Tenderly, I've Got The World On A String, Bird Watcher, Who Can I Turn To, My One And Only Love, B.T.'s D'T.s

Musicians : Billy Taylor, Earl May, Charlie Smith

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Art Farmer Quintet Featuring Gigi Gryce, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7017

Tracks : Forecast, Evening In Casablanca, Nica's Tempo, Sattelite, Sans Souci, Shabozz

Musicians : Art Farmer, Gigi Gryce, Duke Jordan, Addison Farmer, Philly Joe Jones

Released in 1963 on New Jazz as Evening In Casablanca.

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Woodlore, Phil Woods, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7018

Tracks : Woodlore, Falling In Love All Over Again, Be My Love, Slow Boat To China, Get Happy, Strollin' With Pam

Musicians : Phil Woods, John Williams, Teddy Kotick, Nick Stabulas

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Piano D'Or: Piano Solos, Sanford Gold, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7019

Tracks : In A Sentimental Mood, Out Of Nowhere, I'll Remember April, Penthouse Serenade, Wait Till You See Her, Autumn In New York, The Ladies, Maxine, Pretty Bird, One Minute Of Music, Number 13, Midtown

Musicians : Sanford Gold

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Worktime, Sonny Rollins, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7020

Tracks : There's No Business Like Show Business, Paradox, Raincheck, There Are Such Things, It's All Right With Me

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Ray Bryant, George Morrow, Max Roach

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Hope Meets Foster, Elmo Hope/Frank Foster, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7021

Tracks : Wail Frank, Wail, Zarou, Fosterity, Georgia On My Mind, Shutout, Yaho

Musicians : Elmo Hope, Frank Foster, Freeman Lee, John Ore, Arthur Taylor

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The Brothers, Stan Getz/Zoot Sims/Al Cohn, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7022

Tracks : Four And One Moore, Battle Of The Saxes, Five Brothers, Battleground, The Red Door, Zootcase, Tangerine, Morning Fun

Musicians : Al Cohn, Allen Eager, Brew Moore, Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Kai Winding, George Wallington, Walter Bishop, Jr., Gene Ramey, Percy Heath, Art Blakey, Charlie Perry

Reissued in 1963 (Prestige 7252)

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Trombone By Three, J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding/Bennie Green, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7023

Tracks : Elysee, Hi-Lo, Fox Hunt, Opus V, Green Junction, Flowing River, A Night On Bop Mountain, Waterworks, Broadway, Sid's Bounce, Whirl-A-Licks, Pennies From Heaven

Musicians : Tracks 1-4 (Jay Jay Johnson Sextet): Jay Jay Johnson, Kenny Dorham, Sonny Rollins, John Lewis, Leonard Gaskin, Max Roach / Tracks 5, 6, 11, 12 (Bennie Green Septet): Bennie Green, Eddie Davis, Big Nick Nicholas, Rudy Williams, Teddy Brannon, Tommy Potter, Art Blakey / Tracks 7-10 (Kai Winding Sextet): Kai Winding, Brew Moore, Gerry Mulligan, George Wallington, Curly Russell, Roy Haynes

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Sonny Stitt / Bud Powell / J.J. Johnson, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7024

Tracks : All God's Children Got Rhythm, Sonnyside, Bud's Blues, Sunset, Strike Up The Band, Fine And Dandy (Take 1), Fine And Dandy (Take 2), I Want To Be Happy, Taking A Chance On Love, Afternoon In Paris, Elora, Teapot, Blue Mode (Take 1), Blue Mode (Take 2)

Musicians : Sonny Stitt, J.J. Johnson, Bud Powell, John Lewis, Curly Russell, Nelson Boyd, Max Roach

Reissued in 1962 as All God's Children Got Rhythm credited to just Sonny Stitt (Prestige 7248)

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Miles Davis And Horns, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7025

Tracks : For Adults Only, Morpheus, Down, Blue Room, Wispering, Tasty Pudding, Willie The Wailer, Floppy

Musicians : Miles Davis, Sonny Truitt, Bennie Green, Sonny Rollins, Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, John Lewis, Percy Heath, Leonard Gaskin, Roy Haynes, Kenny Clarke

All tracks subsequently released on Early Miles 1951 & 1953 (Prestige 7168) and on Early Miles (Prestige 7674)

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Quartets, Zoot Sims, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7026

Tracks : Zoot Swings The Blues, Zoot Swings The Blues, Trotting, I Wonder Who, It Had To Be You, My Silent Love, Jane-O, Dancing In The Dark, Memories Of You, East Of The Sun

Musicians : Zoot Sims, Harry Biss, John Lewis, Clyde Lombardi, Curly Russell, Art Blakey, Don Lamond

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Thelonious Monk Trio, Thelonious Monk Trio, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7027

Tracks : Blue Monk, Just A Gigolo, Bemsha Swing, Reflections, Little Rootie Tootie, Sweet And Loveley, Bye-Ya, Monk's Dream, Trinkle Tinkle, These Foolish Things

Musicians : Thelonious Monk, Gary Mapp, Percy Heath, Art Blakey, Max Roach

Reissued as Monk's Mood, in 1959 (Prestige 7159). Reissued as The High Priest, in 1968 (Prestige 7508).

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Collaboration: West, Teddy Charles/Shorty Rogers, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7028

Tracks : Variations On A Motive By Bud, Wailing Dervish, Further Out, Etudiez Le Cahier, Margo, Bobalob I, Bobalob II

Musicians : Teddy Charles, Shorty Rogers, Jimmy Giuffre (tracks 4 & 5), Curtis Counce, Shelly Manne

Credited to Teddy Charles and Shorty Rogers on the back cover and to the Teddy Charles Quartet and Teddy Charles Quintet on the LP labels.

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Sonny Rollins, Art Blakey, Kenny Drew With The Modern Jazz Quartet, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7029

Tracks : The Stopper, Almost Like Being In Love, No Moe, In A Sentimental Mood, Scoops, With A Song In My Heart, Newk's Fadeaway, Time On My Hands, This Love Of Mine, Shadrack, On A Slow Boat To China, Mambo Bounce, I Know

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, John Lewis, Kenny Drew, Miles Davis, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, Art Blakey, Kenny Clarke, Roy Haynes

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Kai And Jay / Bennie Green With Strings, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7030

Tracks : There's A Small Hotel, Stardust, Serenade To Love, Embraceable You, Don't Argue, How Long Has This Been Going On, Riviera, Dinner For One, Hip Bones, Wind Bag, We'll Be Together Again, Bags' Groove

Musicians : Tracks 1-4 (Bennie Green & Strings): Bennie Green, John Malachi, Tommy Potter, Osie Johnson, Adam Micevich, Alan Lane, Autrey McKissack, Max Waxler / Tracks 5-12 (Kai & Jay): Kai Winding, Jay Jay Johnson, Dick Katz, Peck Morrison, Al Harewood

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The Art Farmer Septet, The Art Farmer Septet, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7031

Tracks : Mau Mau, Work Of Art, The Little Band Master, Up In Quincy's Room, Wildwood, Evening In Paris, Elephant Walk, Tijuana

Musicians : Art Farmer, Jimmy Cleveland, Charlie Rouse, Cliff Solomon, Danny Bank, Oscar Estell, Horace Silver, Quincy Jones, Monk Montgomery, Percy Heath, Art Taylor, Sonny Johnson

Reissued in 1962 on New Jazz as Work Of Art..

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Jazz For The Carriage Trade, George Wallington, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7032

Tracks : Our Delight, Our Love Is Here To Stay, Foster Dulles, Together We Wail, What's New?, But George

Musicians : George Wallington, Donald Byrd, Phil Woods, Teddy Kotick, Arthur Taylor

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Jon Eardley 7, Jon Eardley 7, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7033

Tracks : Leap Year, There's No You, On The Minute, Ladders, Koo Koo, Eard's Word

Musicians : Jon Eardley, Milt Gold, Zoot Sims, Phil Woods, George Syran, Teddy Kotick, Nick Stabulas

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Quintet/Sextet, Miles Davis And Milt Jackson, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7034

Tracks : Dr. Jackle, Bitty Ditty, Minor March, Changes

Musicians : Miles Davis, Milt Jackson, Jackie McLean, Ray Bryant, Percy Heath, Arthur Taylor

Reissued by Prestige in 1967 as Odyssey (Prestige 7540).

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Lights Out!, Jackie McLean, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7035

Tracks : Lights Out, Up, Lorraine, A Foggy Day, Kerplunk, Inding

Musicians : Jackie McLean, Donald Byrd, Elmo Hope, Doug Watkins, Arthur Taylor

Reissued on New Jazz (8263) in 1961. Reissued on Prestige in 1970 (Prestige 7757),

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Wail Moody, Wail, James Moody and His Band, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7036

Tracks : Wail Moody Wail, The Golden Touch, The Nearness Of You, Donkey Serenade, Moody's Blue Again

Musicians : James Moody, Dave Burns, William Shepherd, Pee Wee Moore, Jimmy Boyd, John Lathan, Clarence Johnson

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Fontainebleau, Tadd Dameron, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7037

Tracks : Fontainebleau, Delirium, The Scene Is Clean, Flossie Lou, Bula-Beige

Musicians : Tadd Dameron, Kenny Dorham, Henry Coker, Joe Alexander, Sahib Shihab, Cecil Payne, John Simmons, Shadow Wilson

Subsequently released by Prestige in 1971 as The Tadd Dameron Memorial Album.

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Sonny Rollins Plus 4, Sonny Rollins, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7038

Tracks : Valse Hot, Kiss And Run, I Feel A Song Comin' On, Count Your Blessing Instead Of Sheep, Pent-Up House

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Clifford Brown, Richie Powell, George Morrow, Max Roach

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Gene Ammons (aka The Happy Blues), Gene Ammons, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7039

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Melle Plays Primitive Modern, Gil Melle, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7040

Tracks : Dominica, Iron Works, Ballet Time, Adventure Swing, Dedicatory Piece To The Geophysical Year Of 1957, Mark I

Musicians : Gil Mellé, Joe Cindrella, Billy Phillips, Edmund Thigpen

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Bennie Green (With Art Farmer), Bennie Green, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7041

Tracks : My Blue Heaven, Sky Coach, Cliff Dweller, Let's Stretch, Gone With The Wind

Musicians : Bennie Green, Art Farmer, Cliff Smalls, Addison Farmer, Philly Joe Jones

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Moondog, Moondog, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7042

Tracks : Caribea, Lullaby, Tree Trail, Death When You Come To Me, Big Cat, Frog Bog, To A Sea Horse, Dance Rehersal, Surf Session, Trees Against The Sky, Tap Dance, Oo Debut, Drum Suite, Street Scene

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Informal Jazz, Elmo Hope Sextet, 1956, Prestige PR 7043

Tracks : Weeja, Polka Dots And Moonbeams, On It, Avalon

Musicians : Elmo Hope, Donald Byrd, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones

Reissued by Prestige in 1969 as Two Tenors credited to John Coltrane with Hank Mobley (PR 7670).

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Collector's Items, Miles Davis, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7044

Tracks : The Serpent's Tooth I, The Serpent's Tooth II, 'Round About Midnight, Compulsion, No Line, Vierd Blues, In Your Own Sweet Way

Musicians : Miles Davis, "Charlie Chan", Sonny Rollins, Tommy Flanagan, Walter Bishop Jr., Paul Chambers, Percy Heath, Philly Joe Jones, Art Taylor

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Earl Coleman Returns, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7045

Tracks : Say It Isn't So, Reminiscing, Social Call, It's You Or No One, Come Rain Or Come Shine, No Love No Nothin'

Musicians : Earl Coleman, Art Farmer, Gigi Gryce, Hank Jones, Oscar Pettiford, Wendell Marshall, Shadow Wilson, Wilbur Hogan

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Pairing Off, Phil Woods, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7046

Tracks : The Stanley Stomper, Cool Aid, Pairing Off, Suddenly It's Spring

Musicians : Phil Woods, Donald Byrd, Kenny Dorham, Gene Quill, Tommy Flanagan, Doug Watkins, Philly Joe Jones

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Tenor Madness, Sonny Rollins, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7047

Tracks : Tenor Madness, When Your Lover Has Gone, Paul's Pal, My Reverie, The Most Beautiful Girl In The World

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane (track 1), Red Garland, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones

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4, 5 And 6, Jackie McLean, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7048

Tracks : Sentimental Journey, Why Was I Born?, Contour, Confirmation, When I Fall in Love, Abstraction

Musicians : Jackie McLean, Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Mal Waldron, Doug Watkins, Arthur Taylor Reissued on New Jazz in 1962.

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Walking Down, Bennie Green, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7049

Tracks : Walkin' (Down), The Things We Did Last Summer, East Of The Little Big Horn, It's You Or No One, But Not For Me

Musicians : Bennie Green, Eric Dixon, Lloyd Mayers, Sonny Wellesley, Bill English

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Gene Ammons All Star Sessions, Gene Ammons All Star Sextet / Gene Ammons Vs Sonny Stitt, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7050

Tracks : Woofin' And Tweetin', Juggernaut, Blues Up And Down (Take 3), Blues Up And Down (Take 1), Blues Up And Down (Take 2), You Can Depend On Me (Take 1), You Can Depend On Me (Take 2), Stringin' The Jug, New Blues Up And Down

Musicians : Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt, Art Farmer, Billy Massey, Al Outcalt, Lou Donaldson, Charlie Bateman, Duke Jordan, Freddie Redd, Junior Mance, Addison Farmer, Gene Wright, Tommy Potter, Jo Jones, Kenny Clarke, Teddy Stewart, Wesley Landers

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The Billy Taylor Trio With Candido, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7051

Tracks : Mambo Inn, Bit Of Bedlam, Declivity, Love For Sale, A Live One, Different Bells

Musicians : Billy Taylor, Earl May, Percy Brice, Candido

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Blows His Horn, Bennie Green, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7052

Tracks : Sometimes I'm Happy, Laura, Body And Soul, Say Jack, One Track, Groovin' The Blues (Take 1), Groovin' The Blues (Take 2), Travelin' Light, Hi Yo Silver

Musicians : Bennie Green, Charlie Rouse, Cliff Smalls, Paul Chambers, Osie Johnson, Candido

Reissued in 1959 (Prestige 7160).

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Monk, Thelonious Monk, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7053

Tracks : We See, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, Locomotive, Hackensack, Let's Call This, Think Of One (Take Two), Think Of One (Take One)

Musicians : Thelonious Monk, Ray Copeland, Frank Foster, Sonny Rollins, Julius Watkins, Curly Russell, Percy Heath, Art Blakey, Willie Jones

Reissued in 1962 as Wee See (Prestige 7245). Reissued in 1965 as The Golden Monk (Prestige 7363).

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Blue Haze, Miles Davis, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7054

Tracks : I'll Remember April, Four, Old Devil Moon, Smooch, Blue Haze, When Lights Are Low, Tune Up, Miles Ahead

Musicians : Miles Davis, Dave Schildkraut, Charlie Mingus, Horace Silver, John Lewis, Percy Heath, Art Blakey, Kenny Clarke, Max Roach

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Clifford Brown Memorial, Clifford Brown, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7055

Tracks : Stockholm Sweetnin', 'Scuse These Blues, Falling In Love With Love, Lover Come Back To Me, Philly J. J., Dial "B" For Beauty, Theme Of No Repeat, Choose Now (#1), Choose Now (#2)

Musicians : Tracks 1-4: Clifford Brown, Art Farmer, Arne Domnerus, Lars Gullin, Ake Persson, Bengt Hallverg, Gunnar Johnson, Jack Noren / Tracks 5-9: Clifford Brown, Idrees Sulieman, Herb Mullins, Gigi Gryce, Benny Golson, Oscar Estell, Tadd Dameron, Percy Heath, Philly Joe Jones

Tracks 1 to 4 recorded in Sweden in September 1953. Tracks 5 to 9 recorded in New York in June 1953.

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James Moody's Moods, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7056

Tracks : The Strut, Jammin' With James, A Sinner Kissed An Angel, It Might As Well Be Spring, I've Got The Blues, Blue Walk, Faster James

Musicians : James Moody, Dave Burns, William Shepherd, Pee Wee Moore, Jimmy Boyd, John Lathan, Clarence Johnson, Eddie Jefferson

Reissued in 1968 as Prestige 7554.

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Django, The Modern Jazz Quartet, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7057

Tracks : Django, One Bass Hit, La Ronde Suite: Piano / Bass / Vibes / Drums, The Queen's Fancy, Delaunay's Dilemma, Autumn In New York, But Not For Me, Milano

Musicians : John Lewis, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke

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Moving Out, Sonny Rollins, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7058

Tracks : Movin' Out, Swingin' For Bumsy, Silk N' Satin, Solid, More Than You Know

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Kenny Dorham, Elmo Hope, Thelonious Monk (track 5), Percy Heath, Tommy Potter (track 5), Art Blakey, Arthur Taylor (track 5)

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Modern Jazz Quartet / Milt Jackson Quintet, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7059

Tracks : All The Things You Are, La Ronde, Vendome, Rose Of The Rio Grande, Opus De Funk, I've Lost Your Love, Buhaina, Soma

Musicians : Tracks 1-4 (Modern Jazz Quartet): John Lewis, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke / Tracks 5-8 (Milt Jackson Quintet): Milt Jackson, Henry Boozier, Horace Silver, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke

Tracks originally released on 10" LPs.

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Jammin' With Gene (aka Hi-Fi Jam Session), Gene Ammons All Stars, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7060

Tracks : Not Really The Blues, Jammin' With Gene, We'll Be Together Again

Musicians : Gene Ammons, Art Farmer, Donald Byrd, Jackie McLean, Mal Waldron, Doug Watkins, Arthur Taylor

Rear cover and LP labels have title Jammin' With Gene. Front cover has apparent title Hi-Fi Jam Session. Rear cover and labels have credit Gene Ammons All Stars, front cover has just Gene Ammons. Reissued as Jammin' With Gene in 1970 (Prestige 7781).

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Mobley's Message, Hank Mobley, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7061

Tracks : Bouncing With Bud, 52nd Street Theme, Minor Disturbance, Au Privave, Little Girl Blue, Alternating Current

Musicians : Hank Mobley, Donald Byrd, Jackie McLean, Barry Harris, Doug Watkins, Art Taylor

Reissued by Prestige (PR 7661) in 1969 with a different cover design.

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2 Trumpets, Art Farmer/Donald Byrd, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7062

Tracks : The Third, Contour, When Your Lover Has Gone, Dig, 'Round Midnight

Musicians : Art Farmer, Donald Byrd, Jackie McLean, Barry Harris, Doug Watkins, Arthur Taylor

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Gil's Guests, Gil Melle Quartet and guests, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7063

Tracks : Soudan, Tomorrow, Block Island, Sixpence, Still Life, Ghengis

Musicians : Gil Mellé, Art Farmer, Donald Byrd, Kenny Dorham, Julius Watkins, Don Butterfield, Phil Woods, Hal McKusick, Joe Cinderella, Vinnie Burke, Edmund Thigpen

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A Garland Of Red, Red Garland, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7064

Tracks : A Foggy Day, My Romance, What Is This Thing Called Love, Makin' Whoopee, September In The Rain, Little Girl Blue, Constellation, Blue Red

Musicians : Red Garland, Paul Chambers, Arthur Taylor

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Barbara Lea with the Johnny Windhurst Quintets, Prestige PRLP 7065

Tracks : Nobody Else But Me, Where Have You Been, I'm Coming Virginia, Honey In The Honeycomb, Thursday's Child, I've Got A Pocket Full Of Dreams, My Honey's Lovin' Arms, I Had Myself A True Love, Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You, I Feel At Home With You, Baltimore Oriole, Blue Skies

Musicians : Barbara Lea, Johnny Windhurst, Dick Cary, Dick Cary, Richard Lowman, Al Casamenti, Al Hall, Osie Johnson

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The Dual Role Of Bob Brookmeyer, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7066

Tracks : Rocky Scotch, Under The Lilacs, They Say It's Wonderful, Potrezebrie, Revelation, Star Eyes, Nobody's Heart, Loup-Garoue

Musicians : Bob Brookmeyer, Teddy Charles, Jimmy Raney, Teddy Kotick, Ed Shaughnessy, Mel Lewis, Nancy Overton

Rereleased on New Jazz in 1963 as Revelation!

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Piano East Piano West, Freddie Redd/Hamp Hawes, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7067

Tracks : Terrible T, Fanfare, Just Squeeze Me, I'll Remember April, Hamp's Paws, Move, Once In A While, Buzzy, Debut, The Things We Did Last Summer, Lady J Blues, Ready Freddie

Musicians : Tracks 1-8: Hampton Hawes, Larry Bunker, Clarence Jones, Larry Marable / Tracks 9-12: Freddie Redd, John Ore, Ron Jefferson

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Jackie's Pal, Jackie McLean Quintet introducing Bill Hardman, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7068

Tracks : Sweet Doll, Just For Marty, Dee's Dilema, Sublues, Steeplechase, It Could Happen To You

Musicians : Jackie McLean, Bill Hardman, Mal Waldron, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones

Rereleased in 1963 on New Jazz as Steeplechase.

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More Moondog, Moondog, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7069

Tracks : A Duet - Queen Elizabeth Whistle And Bamboo Pipe, Conversation And Music At 51st St. & 6th Ave. (New York City), Hardshoe (7/4) Ray Malone, Tugboat Tocatta, Autumn, Seven Beat Suite (3 Parts), Oo Solo (6/4), Rehearsal Of Violetta's "Barefoot Dance", Oo Solo (2/4), Ostrich Feathers Played On Drums, Oboe Round, Chant, All Is Loneliness, Sextet (Oo), Fiesta Piano Solo, Moondog Monologue

Musicians : Moondog

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Mating Call, Tadd Dameron/John Coltrane, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7070

Tracks : Mating Call, Gnid, Soultrane, On A Misty Night, Romas, Super Jet

Musicians : Tadd Dameron, John Coltrane, John Simmons, Philly Joe Jones

Reissued on LP by Prestige in 1962 (Prestige 7247) and 1970 (Prestige 7745).

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Cross Section, Billy Taylor, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7071

Tracks : Eddie's Theme, Mood For Mendes, Lullaby Of Birdland, Goodbye, Tune For Tex, Moonlight In Vermont, Biddy's Beat, I'll Be Around, I Love To Mambo, Candido, Earl Morning Mambo, Mambo Azul

Musicians : Billy Taylor, Earl May, Percy Brice, Joe Mangual, Charlie Smith, Machito, Uba Nieto

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Moody, James Moody And His Band, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7072

Tracks : Keepin' Up With Jonesy, Workshop, I'm Gone, 100 Years From Today, Jack Raggs, Mambo With Moody, Over The Rainbow, Blues In The Closet, Moody's Mood For Blues, Nobody Knows (The Trouble I've Seen), It Might As Well Be Spring

Musicians : James Moody, Pee Wee Moore, Eddie Jefferson and other uncredited musicians

Reissued in 1960 as Moody's Workshop (Prestige 7179)

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All Night Long, Kenny Burrell/Donald Byrd/Mal Waldron et al, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7073

Tracks : All Night Long, Boo Lu, Flickers, Lil' Hankie

Musicians : Kenny Burrell, Donald Byrd, Jerome Richardson, Hank Mobley, Mal Waldron, Doug Watkins, Art Taylor

Reissued as a Kenny Burrell album in 1964 by Prestige (PR 7289) with a different front cover.

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Tenor Conclave, Hank Mobley/Al Cohn/John Coltrane/Zoot Sims, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7074

Tracks : Bob's Boys, Just You, Just Me, Tenor Conclave, How Deep Is The Ocean

Musicians : Hank Mobley, Al Cohn, John Coltrane, Zoot Sims, Red Garland, Paul Chambers, Art Taylor

Reissued by Prestige in 1962 (PR 7249) with John Coltrane given main credit.

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Thelonious Monk And Sonny Rollins, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7075

Tracks : The Way You Look Tonight, I Want To Be Happy, Work, Nutty, Friday The 13th

Musicians : Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Julius Watkins, Tommy Potter, Percy Heath, Arthur Taylor, Art Blakey, Willie Jones

Reissued in 1969 as The Genius Of Thelonious Monk (Prestige 7656).

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Walkin', Miles Davis All Stars, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7076

Tracks : Walkin', Blue N' Boogie, Solar, You Don't Know What Love Is, Love Me Or Leave Me

Musicians : Miles Davis, J.J. Johnson, Lucky Thompson, Dave Schildkraut, Horace Silver, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke

Credited on front cover to the Miles Davis All Stars and on the rear cover to the Miles Davis Sextet & Quintet.

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Kaleidoscope, Sonny Stitt, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7077

Tracks : Stitt's It, Cool Mambo, Blue Mambo, Sonny Sounds, Ain't Misbehaving, Later, P.S. I Love You, This Can't Be Love, Imagination, Cherokee, Can't We Be Friends, Liza

Musicians : Sonny Stitt, Billy Massey, Joe Newman, John Hunt, Charlie Bateman, John Houston, Junior Mance, Kenny Drew, Ernie Sheppard, Gene Wright, Tommy Potter, Art Blakey, Shadow Wilson, Teddy Stewart, Humberto Morales

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Evolution, Teddy Charles, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7078

Tracks : Violetta, The Night We Called It A Day, Jay Walkin', Speak Low, Relaxo Abstracto, I Can't Get Started, Free, Evolution

Musicians : Teddy Charles, Shorty Rogers, J.R. Monterose, Jimmy Giuffre, Charles Mingus, Curtis Counce, Gerry Segal, Shelly Manne

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Saxophone Colossus, Sonny Rollins, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7079

Tracks : St. Thomas, You Don't Know What Love Is, Strode Rode, Moritat, Blue Seven

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Tommy Flanagan, Doug Watkins, Max Roach

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The Young Bloods, Phil Woods/Donald Byrd, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7080

Tracks : Dewey Square, Dupeltook, Once More, House Of Chan, In Walked George, Lover Man

Musicians : Phil Woods, Donald Byrd, Al Haig, Teddy Kotick, Charlie Persip

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All Day Long, The Prestige All Stars, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7081

Tracks : All Day Long, Slim Jim, Say Listen, A. T.

Musicians : Donald Byrd, Frank Foster, Tommy Flanagan, Kenny Burrell, Doug Watkins, Arthur Taylor

Reissued in 1963 credited to Kenny Burrell (Prestige 7277).

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Mobley's 2nd Message, Hank Mobley, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7082

Tracks : These Are The Thing I Love, Message From The Border, Xlento, The Latest, I Should Care, Crazeology

Musicians : Hank Mobley, Kenny Dorham, Walter Bishop, Doug Watkins, Arthur Taylor

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Funky, Gene Ammons, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7083

Tracks : Funky, Pint Size, Stella By Starlight, King Size

Musicians : Gene Ammons, Art Farmer, Jackie McLean, Mal Waldron, Kenny Burrell, Doug Watkins, Arthur Taylor

Credited on the rear cover to the Gene Ammons All Stars.

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Olio, Thad Jones/Frank Wess/Teddy Charles et al, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7084

Tracks : Potpourri, Blues Without Woe, Touché, Dakar, Embraceable You, Hello Frisco

Musicians : Thad Jones, Frank Wess, Teddy Charles, Mal Waldron, Doug Watkins, Elvin Jones

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When Farmer Met Gryce, Art Farmer/Gigi Gryce, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7085

Tracks : A Night At Tony's, Blue Concept, Stupendous-Lee, Deltitnu, Capri, Blue Lights, The Infant's Song, Social Call

Musicians : Art Farmer, Gigi Gryce, Freddie Redd, Horace Silver, Addison Farmer, Percy Heath, Art Taylor, Kenny Clarke

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Red Garland's Piano, Red Garland, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7086

Tracks : Please Send Me Someone To Love, Stomping At The Savoy, The Very Thought Of You, Almost Like Being In Love, If I Were A Bell, I Know Why, I Can't Give You Anything But Love, But Not For Me

Musicians : Red Garland, Paul Chambers, Art Taylor

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Jackie McLean & Co., Jackie McLean, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7087

Tracks : Flickers, Help, Minor Dream, Beau Jack, Mirage

Musicians : Jackie McLean, Bill Hardman, Ray Draper, Mal Waldron, Doug Watkins, Art Taylor

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Kenny Burrell, Kenny Burrell, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7088

Tracks : Don't Cry Baby, Drum Boogie, Strictly Confidential, All Of You, Perception

Musicians : Kenny Burrell, Cecil Payne, Tommy Flanagan, Doug Watkins, Elvin Jones

Reissued in 1964 as Blue Moods (Prestige 7308).

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A, Jimmy Raney, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7089

Tracks : Minor, Some Other Spring, Double Image, On The Square, Spring Is Here, One More For The Mode, What's New, Tomorrow, Fairly Cloudy, A Foggy Day, Someone To Watch Over Me, Cross Your Heart, You Don't Know What Love Is

Musicians : Jimmy Raney, John Wilson, Hall Overton, Teddy Kotick, Art Mardigan, Nick Stabulas

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Mal-1, Mal Waldron, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7090

Tracks : Stablemates, Yesterdays, Transfiguration, Bud Study, Dee's Dilemma, Shome

Musicians : Mal Waldron, Idrees Sulieman, Gigi Gryce, Julian Euell, Arthur Edgehill

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Back Country Suite, Mose Allison, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7091

Tracks : Back Country Suite For Piano Bass And Drums: New Ground / Train / Warm Night / Blues / Saturday / Scamper / January / Promised Land / Spring Song / Highway 49, Blueberry Hill, You Won't Let Me Go, I Thought About You, One Room Country Shack, In Salah

Musicians : Mose Allison, Taylor La Fargue, Frank Isola

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Three Trumpets, Art Farmer/Donald Byrd/Idrees Sulieman, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7092

Tracks : Palm Court Alley, Who's Who?, Diffusion of Beauty, Forty Quarters, You Gotta Dig It to Dig It

Musicians : Art Farmer, Donald Byrd, Idrees Sulieman, Hod O'Brien, Addison Farmer, Ed Thigpen

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At Town Hall, Billy Taylor Trio, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7093

Tracks : Sweet Georgia Brown, Theodora, A Foggy Day, How High The Moon, I’ll Remember April

Musicians : Billy Taylor, Earl May, Percy Brice

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Cookin' With The Miles Davis Quintet, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7094

Tracks : My Funny Valentine, Blues By Five, Airegin, Tune Up / When Lights Are Low

Musicians : Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones

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Rollins Plays For Bird, Sonny Rollins, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7095

Tracks : Medley: I Remember You / My Melancholy Baby / Old Folks / They Can't Take Away From Me / Just Friends / My Little Suede Shoes / Star Eyes, Kids Know, I've Grown Accustomed To Your Face

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Kenny Dorham, Wade Legge, George Morrow, Max Roach

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Tuba Sounds, Ray Draper, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7096

Tracks : Terry Anne, You're My Thrill, Pivot, Jackie's Dolly, Mimi's Interlude, House Of Davis

Musicians : Ray Draper, Webster Young, Jackie McLean, Mal Waldron, Spanky DeBreast, Ben Dixon

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Quadrama, Gil Melle, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7097

Tracks : Rush Hour In Hong Kong, Jacqueline, It Don't Mean A Thing, If It Ain't Got That Swing, Sentimental Mood, Walter Ego, Full House, Quadrama

Musicians : Gil Melle, Joe Cinderella, George Duvivier, Shadow Wilson

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Ray Bryant Trio, Ray Bryant Trio, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7098

Tracks : Golden Earrings, Angel Eyes, Blues Changes, Splittin', Django, The Thrill Is Gone, Dahoud, Sonar

Musicians : Ray Bryant, Ike Isaacs, Specs Wright

Rereleased on New Jazz in 1959.

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The Story Of Moondog, Moondog, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7099

Tracks : Up Broadway, Perpetual Motion, Gloving It, Improvisation, Ray Malone Softshoe, Two Quotations In Dialogue, 5/8 In Two Shades, Moondog's Theme, In A Doorway, Duet, Trimbas In Quarters, Wildwood, Trimbas In Eighths, Organ Rounds

Musicians include : Moondog, Sam Ulano, Bebe Barron, Louis Barron

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Last updated October 2015