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Savoy 1100 series discography

The Savoy 1100 series was released between 1976 and 1988. The series comprises single LPs that are mainly reissues of earlier Savoy LPs or compilations of previously released and unreleased Savoy material.

There may be some releases after Savoy SJL 1196. This list may be extended at a future date.

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Savoy 12000 series: MG 12000 - MG 12079   |   MG 12080 - MG 12159   |   MG 12160 - MG 12305

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Savoy 1100 series

Long Green: The Savoy Sessions, Donald Byrd, 1976, Savoy SJL 1101

Tracks : Winterset, Gotcha Goin' 'n' Comin', If I Love Again, Long Green, Star Eyes, Someone To Watch Over Me

Musicians : Donald Byrd, Frank Foster, Hank Jones, Paul Chambers, Kenny Clarke

Notes : Recorded in 1955 and originally released on Savoy albums.

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Be Bop Synthesis: The Savoy Sessions, Herbie Mann, 1976, Savoy SJL 1102

Tracks : Yardbird Suite, Here's That Mann, One For Tubby, Squire's Parlor, Who Knew?, Opicana

Musicians : Herbie Mann, Phil Woods, Eddie Costa, Joe Puma, Wendell Marshall, Bobby Donaldson

Notes : Originally released as Yardbird Suite in 1957.

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Red Top: The Savoy Sessions, Gene Ammons, 1976, Savoy SJL 1103

Tracks : El Sino, Ineta, Wild Leo, Leaping Leo, Just Chips, Street Of Dreams, Good Time Blues, Travellin' Light, Red Top, Fuzzy, Stairway To The Stars, Jim Dawgs, Big Slam Part 1, Big Slam Part 2

Musicians : Gene Ammons, Howard McGhee, Johnny Coles (tracks 5 to 14), Lino Murray, Mack Easton, Leo Parker, John Houston, Junior Mance, Ben Stuberville, Gene Wright, Chuck Williams, George Brown

Notes : A collection of tracks recorded in 1947, 1952 and 1953.

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A-1, Lee Morgan And Hank Mobley, 1976, Savoy SJL 1104

Tracks : Hank's Shout, Bet, A-1, Nostalgia, Softly As In A Morning Sunrise, P.S. I Love You, Easy Living, That's All

Musicians : Lee Morgan, Hank Mobley, Hank Jones, Doug Watkins, Art Taylor

Notes : A reissue of the LP Introducing Lee Morgan plus one previously unissued track A-1.

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Opus De Bop, Stan Getz, 1977, Savoy SJL 1105

Tracks : Sweet Miss, Sweet Miss, Loaded, Loaded, Grab Your Axe Max, Grab Your Axe Max, Always, Opus De Bop, And The Angel's Swing, Running Water, Don't Worry 'Bout Me, Stan Gets Along, Stan's Mood, Slow, Fast

Tracks from earlier Savoy LPs plus three previously unreleased tracks.

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The First Q, Milt Jackson, 1977, Savoy SJL 1106

Tracks : Milt Meets Sid, D And E, Yesterdays, Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea, Autumn Breeze, Moving Nicely, Round About Midnight, Bluesology, Softly As In The Morning Sunrise, Love Me Pretty Baby, Heart And Soul, True Blues

Musicians : Milt Jackson, John Lewis, Percy Heath, Ray Brown, Al Jones, Kenny Clarke

Originally released as Modern Jazz Quartet (Savoy MG 12046)

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Encores: The Savoy Sessions, Charlie Parker, 1977, Savoy SJL 1107

Tracks : Tiny's Tempo, Romance Without Finance, Red Cross, Billie's Bounce, Now's The Time, Thriving On A Riff, Donna Lee, Chasin' The Bird, Buzzy, Milestones, Little Willie Leaps, Half Nelson, Sippin' At Bells, Bluebird, Bird Gets The Worm, Barbados

Musicians : Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Bud Powell, Clyde Hart, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Jordan, John Lewis, Sadik Hakim, Tiny Grimes, Curly Russell, Nelson Boyd, Tommy Potter, Jimmy Butts, Harold "Doc" West, Max Roach

Alternate takes from sessions between 1944 and 1948.

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Bird At The Roost, Charlie Parker, 1977, Savoy SJL 1108

Tracks : Scrapple From The Apple, Barbados, BeBop, Groovin' High, Confirmation, Salt Peanuts, Cheryl, On A Slow Boat To China, Chasin' The Bird, Half Nelson, A Night In Tunisia, Scrapple From The Apple

Musicians : Charlie Parker, Kenny Dorham, Lucky Thompson, Al Haig, Milt Jackson, Tommy Potter, Max Roach

A selection of tracks recorded at the Royal Roost in 1949.

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Pres Lives, Lester Young, 1977, Savoy SJL 1109

Tracks : Neenah, Body And Soul, Up And Adam, Big Eyes Blues, One O'Clock Jump, Lester's Mop Mop Blues, Pennies From Heaven, I Can't Get Started, How High The Moon, Jumpin' With Symphony Sid

Musicians include : Lester Young, Jesse Drakes, Kenny Drew

Recorded in Chicago in April 1950.

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Dial Africa, John Coltrane, 1977, Savoy SJL 1110

Tracks : ial Africa, Anedac, B.J., B.J., Once In A While, Oomba

Musicians : John Coltrane, Wilbur Harden, Curtis Fuller, Howard Williams, Tommy Flanagan, Al Jackson, Art Taylor

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Meets The Detroit Jazzmen, Kenny Clarke, 197?, Savoy SJL 1111

Tracks : You Turned The Tables On Me, Your Host, Cotton Tail, Apothegm, Tricotism, Afternoon In Paris, Tom`s Thumb

Musicians : Kenny Clarke, Pepper Adams, Tommy Flanagan, Kenny Burrell, Paul Chambers

Originally released as Jazzmen Detroit (Savoy MG 12083).

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Mirage, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, 1977, Savoy SJL 1112

Tracks : Casino, The Biddie Griddies, Pot Pouri, Ugh!, Mirage, Reflections Of Buhainia

Musicians : Art Blakey, Bill Hardman, Jackie Mclean, Sam Dockery, Spanky de Brest

Originally released as A Midnight Session on Elektra in 1957.

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Jazz Workshop, Charles Mingus, 1977, Savoy SJL 1113

Tracks : Purple Heart, Gregorian Chant, Eulogy For Rudy Williams, Tea For Two, Smog L.A., Level Seven, Transeason, Rose Geranium, Getting Together

Musicians : Charles Mingus, Teo Macero, George Barrow, John La Porta, Mal Waldron, Wally Cirillo, Kenny Clarke, Rudy Nichols

Originally released as Jazz Composers Workshop in 1956 (Savoy MG 12059).

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Star Eyes, Donald Byrd And John Jenkins, 1978, Savoy SJL 1114

Tracks : Rockaway, Star Eyes, Honeylike, Darn That Dream, Orpheus

Musicians : Donald Byrd, John Jenkins, Curtis Fuller, Tommy Flanagan, Doug Watkins, Art Taylor

Four of the tracks were originally released on Jazz Eyes on the Regent label in 1957.

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Gold Coast, John Coltrane And Wilbur Harden, 1978, Savoy SJL 1115

Tracks : Tanganyka Strut, Dial Africa No.1, Gold Coast, B.J. No.1

Musicians : Wilbur Harden, Curtis Fuller, John Coltrane, Howard Williams, Tommy Flanagan, Alvin Jackson, Art Taylor

Tracks originally released on Savoy albums in 1958.

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Opus De Jazz, Milt Jackson, 1978, Savoy SJL 1116

Tracks : Opus De Funk, Opus Pocus, You Leave Me Breathless, Opus And Interlude

Musicians : Milt Jackson, Frank Wess, Hank Jones, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke

Originally released in 1955 on Savoy (MG 12036) with the same title.

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So Rare, George Shearing, 1978, Savoy SJL 1117

Tracks : So Rare, Have You Met Miss Jones, Buccaneer's Bounce, When Darkness Falls, Bop's Your Uncle, Sweet And Lovely, Cozy's Bop, Sophisticated Lady, Sorry Wrong Rhumba, Cotton Top, Bebop's Fables, Midnight In The Air (Midnight On Cloud 69), Moon Over Miami, Cherokee, Life With Feather, Four Bars Short

Musicians : George Shearing, Marjorie Hyams, Chuck Wayne, Gene Ramey, Curly Russell, John Levy, Denzil Best, Cozy Cole

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Yesterdays, Erroll Garner, 1978, Savoy SJL 1118

Tracks : Play Fiddle Play, Dark Eyes, Laff Slam Laff, Jumpin' at the Deuces, September Song, Everything Happens to Me, I Only Have Eyes For You, Cottage For Sale, On the Sunny Side of the Street, All the Things You Are, Rosalie, Stairway to the Stars, Yesterdays

Musicians : Erroll Garner, Mike Bryan, Slam Stewart, Harold "Doc" West

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Down In The Dumps, Booker Ervin, 1978, Savoy SJL 1119

Tracks : Down In The Dumps, Well Well, Mister Wiggles, When You're Smilin', Dee Da Doo, You Don't Know What Love Is, Autumn Leaves, The Trolley Song

Musicians : Booker Ervin, Billy Howell, Richard Williams, Horace Parlan, Nat Phipps, George Tucker, Al Harewood, Danny Richmond, Barbara Long

Tracks originally released on Savoy LPs in the early 1960s.

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Monday Stroll, Kenny Burrell with Frank Wess, 1978, Savoy SJL 1120

Tracks : Monday Stroll, East Wind, Wess Side, Southern Exposure, Woolafunt's Lament, Over The Rainbow, Kansas City Side

Musicians : Kenny Burrell, Frank Wess, Freddie Green, Eddie Jones, Gus Johnson, Kenny Clarke

Five of the tracks were originally released on the 1956 album Opus In Swing (Savoy MG 12085)

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Midnight Guitar, Charlie Byrd, 1978, Savoy SJL 1121

Tracks : Blues For Night people: First Show/2:00 A.M./Four O'Clock Funk, Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me, Blue Prelude, This Can't Be Love, Jive At Five

Musicians : Charlie Byrd, Keeter Betts, Gus Johnson

Originally released in 1957 as Blues For Night People (Savoy MG 12116)

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Dance of the Infidels, George Wallington, 1979, Savoy SJL 1122

Tracks : Dance Of The Infidels, Strange Music, Before Dawn, Ow, 'S Make 'T

Musicians : George Wallington, Donald Byrd, Phil Woods, Knobby Totah, Nick Stabulas

Originally released in 1957 as Jazz At Hotchkiss (Savoy MG 12122)

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Meets The Big Sax Section, Coleman Hawkins, 1979, Savoy SJL 1123

Tracks : Ooga Dooga, I've Grown Accustomed To Your Face, Thanks For The Misery, At Evening At Papa Joe's, There Is Nothing Like A Dame, Thanks For The Misery

Musicians : Coleman Hawkins, Marshall Royal, Frank Wess, Frank Foster, Charlie Fowlkes, Nat Pierce, Freddie Green, Eddie Jones, Bobby Donaldson

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Solo Piano, Hank Jones, 1979, Savoy SJL 1124

Tracks : It Had To Be You, Heart And Soul, Let's Fall In Love, But Not For Me, Kankakee Shout, Body & Soul, How About You, Gone With The Wind, Teddy's Dream, Have You Met Miss Jones, You Don't Know What Love Is, Solo Blues

Musicians : Hank Jones

Originally released in 1956 as Have You Met Hank Jones (Savoy MG 12084)

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Hard Bop, Hank Mobley with Kenny Clarke, 1979, Savoy SJL 1125

Tracks : Thad's Blues, When I Fall In Love, There Will Never Be Another You, B For BB, Doug's Minor B'oK, Madeline, Blues Number Two, Space Flight, Cattin'

Musicians include : Hank Mobley, Donald Byrd, Lee Morgan, Barry Harris, Hank Jones, Doug Watkins, Kenny Clarke, Arthur Taylor

A selection of tracks originally released on The Jazz Message Of (Savoy MG 12064) and Jazz Message #2 (Savoy MG 12092)

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The Progressive, Al Cohn, 1979, Savoy SJL 1126

Tracks : Infinity, Groovin' With Gus, How Long Has This Been Going On, Let's Get Away From It All, That's What You Think, I'm Tellin' Ya, Jane Street, Ah-Moore, That's What You Think

Musicians : Al Cohn, Nick Travis, George Wallington, Horace Silver, Curley Russell, Tommy Potter, Max Roach, Tiny Kahn

Eight of the nine tracks were originally released on Al Cohn's Tones (Savoy MG 12048) in 1956.

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Billy Eckstine Sings, Billy Eckstine, 1979, Savoy SJL 1127

Tracks : My Deep Blue Dream, A Penny For Your Thoughts, I've Got To Pass Your House, Gloomy Sunday, I Love The Loveliness Of You, All Of Me, Where Are You?, Prelude To A Kiss, What's New, I Surrender Dear, Memories Of You, Our Love, There Are Such Things, Say It Isn't So, I Do, Do You, Blues

Recordings from 1947.

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That's Nat, Nat Adderley, 1979, Savoy SJL 1128

Tracks : Porky, I Married An Angel, Big E, Kuzzin's Buzzin', Ann Springs, You Better Go Now

Musicians : Nat Adderley, Jerome Richardson, Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke

Originally released as "That's Nat" Adderley (Savoy MG 12021) in 1955.

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Bird, Encores, Vol 2, Charlie Parker, 1979, Savoy SJL 1129

Tracks : Tiny's Tempo, Billie's Bounce, Donna Lee, Donna Lee, Chasin' The Bird, Buzzy, Barbados, Constellation, Parker's Mood, Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps, Marmaduke, Marmaduke, Merry-Go-Round

Musicians : Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Clyde Hart, Bud Powell, John Lewis, Tiny Grimes, Jimmy Butts, Curley Russell, Tommy Potter, Doc West, Max Roach

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Bluesology, Milt Jackson and Kenny Clarke, 1979, Savoy SJL 1130

Tracks : Hearing Bells, Junior, Junior, Bluesology, Bluesology, Bubu, My Brand Of Honey, Conglomeration, Bruz, You Go To My Head, Roll 'Em Bags, Faultless, Frenchy, He's Good Enough For Me

Musicians : Milt Jackson, Kenny Clark, Bill Massey, Kenny Dorham, Billy Mitchell, Julius Watkins, Walter Bishop, Jr., Curly Russell, Nelson Boyd, Roy Haynes, Winni Brown

A selection of tracks from the Savoy LPs Roll 'Em Bags (Savoy MG 12042) and Meet Milt Jackson (Savoy MG 12061)

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First Flight, Charlie Byrd, 1980, Savoy SJL 1131

Tracks : Prelude, My Funny Valentine, Little Girl Blue, My Heart Stood Still, Interlude, Spring Is Here, A Foggy Day, Spanish Guitar Blues, Chuck-A-Tuck, Homage To Charlie Christian

Musicians : Charlie Byrd, Tom Newson, Al Lucas, Bobby Donaldson

Originally released in 1957 as Jazz Recital (Savoy MG 12099)

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One Night in Chicago, Charlie Parker, 1980, Savoy SJL 1132

Tracks : There's A Small Hotel, These Foolish Things, Keen And Peachy, Hot House, Bird, Bass And Out, Goodbye

Musicians : Charlie Parker, Claude McLin, Chris Anderson, George Freeman, Leroy Jackson, Bruz Freeman

Recorded live in 1950. Some tracks previously released.

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Master Takes, Lester Young with Earle Warren and Johnny Guarnieri, 1984, Savoy SJL 1133

Tracks : Circus In Rhythm, Poor Little Plaything, Tush, These Foolish Things, Exercise In Swing, Salute To Fats, Basic English, Blue Lester, Ghost Of A Chance, Indiana, Jump Lester Jump, Crazy Over J-Z, Ding Dong, Blues 'N' Bells, June Bug

Musicians : Lester Young, Billy Butterfield, Harry Edison, Ed Lewis, Jesse Drakes, Al Killian, Joe Nelson, Dickie Wells, Eli Robinson, Jerry Elliot, Lou Taylor, Ted Donnelly, Buddy Tate, Earle Warren, Jimmy Powell, Hank D'Amico, Rudy Rutherford, Count Basie, Johnny Guarnieri, Clyde Hart, Junior Mance, Freddie Green, , Dexter Hall, Billy Taylor, Leroy Jackson, Rodney Richardson, Cozy Cole, Jo Jones, Roy Haynes, Shadow Wilson, Earle Warren

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First, Lasting & Always, Johnny Hartman, 1984, Savoy SJL 1134

Tracks : Why Must I Be Tormented?, What's To Become Of Me?, Just You, Just Me, A Woman Always Understands, I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart, I'll Never Smile Again, Just A Wearying For You, Why Was I Born?, Sometime Remind Me To Tell You, There Goes My Heart

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Blues-Ette, Curtis Fuller, 1984, Savoy SJL 1135

Tracks : Five Spot After Dark, Undecided, Blues-ette, Minor Vamp, Love Your Spell Is Everywhere, Twelve-Inch

Musicians : Curtis Fuller, Benny Golson, Tommy Flanagan, Jimmy Garrison, Al Harewood

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I Hear Ya Talkin', Frank Wess, 1984, Savoy SJL 1136

Tracks : I Hear Ya Talkin', Liz, Boop-Pe-Doop, Opus The Blues, Struttin Down Broadway

Musicians : Frank Wess, Thad Jones, Curtis Fuller, Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Hank Jones, Eddie Jones, Gus Johnson

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Climbin' Up, Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry, 1984, Savoy SJL 1137

Tracks : Gone Baby Gone, Tell Me Baby, Sittin' Pretty, Bottom Blues, Dissatisfied Blues, Diamond Ring, The Way I Feel, So Much Trouble, When It's Love Time, I'd Love To Love You, Love's A Disease, My Fault

Musicians : Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry

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Relexin' at Camarillo, Hank Jones, 1984, Savoy SJL 1138

Tracks : Moonlight Becomes You, Relaxin' At Camarillo, Minor Contention, Sunday In Savannah, Spontaneous Combination

Musicians : Hank Jones, Bobby Jaspar, Paul Chambers, Kenny Clarke

Originally released in 1956 as Hank Jones Trio (Savoy MG 12087)

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Fidgety Feet, 7th Avenue Stompers, 1984, Savoy SJL 1139

Tracks : Fidgety Feet, Basin Street Blues, Muskrat Ramble, How Come You Do Me Like You Do?, Struttin' With Some Barbecue, St. Louis Blues, Yellow Dog Blues, Sunday, Ferry Boat Romp, Blues Like They Used To Be

Musicians : Joe Wilder, Vic Dickenson, Seldon Powell, Ernie Hayes, Bucky Pizzarelli, Al Lucas, Bobby Donaldson

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Everyday I Have the Blues, Joe Williams, 1984, Savoy SJL 1140

Tracks : It's Raining Again, Detour Ahead, Every Day, They Didn't Believe Me, Blow Mr. Low, Time For Moving, When The Sun Goes Down, Kansas City Blues, Always On The Blue Side, Safe, Sane And Single

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We Are in the Future, Sun Ra, 1984, Savoy SJL 1141

Tracks : Bassism, Sounds And Something Else, What's That?, Where Is Tomorrow?, The Beginning, China Gate, New Day, Tapestry From An Asteroid, Jet Flight, Looking Outward, Space Jazz Reverie

Musicians : Sun Ra, Bernard McKinney, John Gilmore, Marshall Allen, Pat Patrick, Ronald Boykins, Willie Jones, Leah Ananda

Originally released as The Futuristic Sounds of Sun Ra (Savoy MG 12169) in 1962.

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Pure Pepper, Pepper Adams, 1984, Savoy SJL 1142

Tracks : Blood,Blooze,Blues, Seein' Red, Like...What Is This?, Skippy, Seein' Red

Musicians : Pepper Adams, Kiane Zawadi, Hank Jones, George Duvivier, Elvin Jones

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Roots of R 'n' R, Blues and Early Soul Volume 13, Big Maybelle, 1984, Savoy SJL 1143

Tracks : So Long, Say It Isn't So, If I Could Be With You, Goodnight Wherever You Are, That's A Pretty Good Love, White Christmas, Silent Night, How It Lies, Goin' Home Baby, I Ain't Got Nobody, I Understand, I Got It Bad, Some Of These Days, Until The Real Thing Comes Along

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Tasty Pudding, Chuck Wayne, Brew Moore, Zoot Sims, 1984, Savoy SJL 1144

Tracks : You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me, S. S. Cool, Mary Ann, Butterfingers, Taking A Chance On Love, Sirod, While My Lady Sleeps, Tasty Pudding, Prospecting, Sidewalks Of Cuba, Uncas, Stella By Starlight

Musicians : Chuck Wayne, Brew Moore, Zoot Sims, Harvey Leonard, John Mehegan, George Duvivier, Vinnie Burke, Ed Shaughnessy, Joe Morello

Originally released as The Jazz Guitarist (Savoy MG 12077) in 1956.

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Original 1955 Sessions, Little Jimmy Scott, 1984, Savoy SJL 1145

Tracks : Imagination, How Can I Go On, Time On My Hands, When Did You Leave Heaven, Guilty, Everybody Needs Somebody, Why Don't You Open Your Heart, Don't Cry Baby, Street Of Dreams, Someone To Watch Over Me, The Show Goes On, Very Truly Yours

Originally released as Very Truly Yours (Savoy MG 12027) in 1955.

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Goin' Down Slow, Billy Wright, 1984, Savoy SJL 1146

Tracks : If I Didn't Love You So, Sad Hour Blues, Goin' Down Slow, After Awhile, Four Cold Cold Walls, Live the Life, I Remember, Will You Need Me, Billy's Boogie Blues, This Love of Mine, If I Had My Life to Live Over, Every Evenin', Drinkin' and Thinkin', New Way of Lovin', Restless Blues

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Rent Party, Hal Singer, 1984, Savoy SJL 1147

Tracks : Cornbread, Teddy's Bear, One For Willie, Neck Bones, Rent Party, Singer Song, Rice And Red Beans, Swing Shift, Hot Rod, Rock 'N' Roll, Indian Love Call, The Frog Hop, Hometown (Down For Dean), Easy Living, Hound's Tooth (Mr. Movin's Groovin'), Crossroads

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Floater, Paul Bley, 1984, Savoy SJL 1148

Tracks : When Will The Blues Leave, Floater, Stereophrenic, The Circle With The Hole In The Middle, Around Again, Ballad No. 4, Turns

Musicians : Paul Bley, Steve Swallow, Pete LaRoca

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Don't Be Angry, Nappy Brown, 1984, Savoy SJL 1149

Tracks : Is It True, That Man, I Wonder, Two Faced Woman, Just A Little Love, It's Really You, Don't Be Angry, Land I Love, I'm In The Mood, Open Up That Door, I Want To Live, Skiddy Woe, I'm Getting Lonesome, I Cried Like A Baby, Bye Bye Baby, Little By Little

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Bad Boy, The Jive Bombers, 1984, Savoy SJL 1150

Tracks : The Blues Don't Mean A Thing, If I Had A Talking PIcture Of You, When Your Hair Has Turned To Silver, Bad Boy, Bad Boy, Cherry, Is This The End, You Took My Love, Just Around The Corner, Stardust, All Of Me, You Gave Your Love To Me, It's A Blue World

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The Majestic Mildred Bailey, Mildred Baily, 1985, Savoy SJL 1151

Tracks : It's A Woman's Prerogative, Penthouse Serenade (When We're Alone), All That Glitters Is Not Gold, All That Glitters Is Not Gold, I'll Close My Eyes, At Sundown, Lover, Come Back To Me, All Of Me, Almost Like Being In Love, Heather On The Hill, You Started Something, Born To Be Blue, Can't We Be Friends?, Don't Worry About Strangers, Gone On That Guy, You Started Something, Don't Worry 'Bout Strangers

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Blues Go Away From Me, Carolina Slim, 1985, Savoy SJL 1153

Tracks : Rag Mama, Sugaree, Blues Go Away From Me, Shake Boogie, Worrying Blues, Slow Freight Blues, Wine Head Baby, Pour Me One More Drink, Carolina Boogie, Iíll Get By Somehow, Blues Knockin At My Door, Worry You Off My Mind

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Master Takes Savoy Recordings, Dexter Gordon, 1986, Savoy SJL 1154

Tracks : Blow Mr. Dexter, Dexter's Deck, Dexter's Cuttin' Out, Dexter's Minor Mad, Long Tall Dexter, Dexter Rides Again, I Can't Escape From You, Dexter Digs In, Settin' The Pace, So Easy, Dexter's Riff, Dexter's Mood, Dextrose, Index, Dextivity

Musicians : Dexter Gordon, Fats Navarro, Leonard Hawkins, Leo Parker, Bud Powell, Sadik Hakim, Tadd Dameron, Curley Russell, Gene Ramey, Nelson Boyd, Art Blakey, Art Mardigan, Eddie Nicholson, Max Roach

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All Over Again, Little Jimmy Scott, 1986, Savoy SJL 1155

Tracks : Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child, An Evening In Paradise, If I Ever Lose You, I'm Afraid The Masquerade Is Over, Please Forgive Me, How Else, If You Are But A Dream, They Way You Look Tonight, Things That Are Love, Everybody's Somebody's Fool, Once, What Good Would It Be

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Old Man River, Ravens, 1985, Savoy SJL 1156

Tracks : Be I Bumble Bee Or Not, Count Every Star, Get Wise Baby, I Don't Have To Ride No More, I Don't Know Why I Love You Like I Do, Leave My Gal Alone, Marie, Old Man River, Once In A While, Ricky's Blues, Rooster, Send For Me If You Need Me, Summertime, The House I Live In, Time Is Marching On

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Mr. Santa's Boogie Various Artists, 1986, Savoy SJL 1157

Tracks : White Christmas (The Ravens), Far Away Christmas Blues (Little Esther), Love For Christmas (Felix Gross), Trim Your Tree (Jimmy Butler), Wonderful Christmas Night (Dan Grissom), Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer (A.B. Green), Silent Night (Big Maybelle), White Christmas (Charlie Parker), Mr. Santa's Boogie (The Marshall Brothers), Christmas Blues (Gatemouth Moore), Christmas Blues (Washboard Pete), Frosty The Snowman (A.B. Green), I Want To Spend Christmas With Elvis (Debbie Dabney), Santa's Secret (Johnny Guarnieri)

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It's Magic, Tommy Flanagan, Curtis Fuller, 1986, Savoy SJL 1158

Tracks : Two Ton, It's Magic, My One And Only Love, They Didn't Believe Me, Soul Station, Club Car, Upper Berth

Musicians : Tommy Flanagan, Curtis Fuller, Sonny Red, George Tucker, Louis Hayes

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E-Baba-Le-Ba The Rhythm and Blues Years, Helen Humes, 1986, Savoy SJL 1159

Tracks : I Would If I Could, Keep Your Mind On Me, Fortune Tellin' Man, Suspicious Blues, Sad Feeling, Rock Me To Sleep, This Love Of Mine, He May Be Yours, E-Baba-Le-Ba, If I Could Be With You, Ain't Gonna Quit You Baby, Helen's Advice, Knockin' Myself Out, Airplane Blues

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The Hot Line: The Tenors Of, Bill Barron and Booker Ervin, 1986, Savoy SJL 1160

Tracks : Bill's Boogie, Groovin', Now's The Time, A Cool One, Jelly Roll, Playhouse March, Billieís Bounce, Work Song

Musicians : Bill Barron, Booker Ervin, Kenny Barron, Larry Ridley, Andy Cyrille

All but one track originally released on Hot Line: The Tenor Of Bill Barron (Savoy MG 12183) in 1964

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Tuxedo Junction, Dud Bascomb, 1986, Savoy SJL 1161

Tracks : Little Brown Jug, Love Nest, Blue Grass, On The Alamo, On Down The Line, Accent On Youth, My Extraordinary, Dreamy, Have Horn, Will Travel, Now's The Time, Please Be Kind, Happy Horns, Hoz, Geechie Blues, Tuxedo Junction

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Varsity Sides, Jack Teagarden And His Orchestra, 1986, Savoy SJL 1162

Tracks : If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight, My Melancholy Baby, Can't We Talk It Over, The Blues, Love For Sale, You, You Darling, The Moon And The Willow Tree, Wham, Devil May Care, Night On The Shalimar, I Hear Bluebirds, Fatima's Drummer Boy, Now I Lay Me Down To Dream, Wait Til I Catch You In My Dreams, And So Do I, River Home

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Miss Brown For You, Wini Brown with Milt Jackson, 1986, Savoy SJL 1163

Tracks : I'll Live True To You, I Met A Stranger, An Ordinary Guy, I Only Have Eyes For You, My Brand Of Honey, He's Good Enough For Me, If Love Is Trouble, Grieving For You, The Sun's Gonna Shine, If It's The Last Thing I Do, He's My Daddy, Someone To Watch Over Me, I Only Have Eyes For You, My Brand Of Honey, Grieving For You

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Saying Something, Bill Hardman, 1986, Savoy SJL 1164

Tracks : Capers, Angel Eyes, Jo B, Buckeye Blues, Assunta, It Ain't Happened Yet, With Malice Toward None

Musicians : Bill Hardman, Sonny Red, Ronnie Matthews, Doug Watkins, Bob Cunningham, Jimmy Cobb

All except the last track originally released on an album with the same title in 1962 (Savoy MG 12170)

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Symphony Hall Swing, Sonny Stitt, 1986, Savoy SJL 1165

Tracks : They Say It's Wonderful, They Say It's Wonderful, Why Do I Love You, Why Do I Love You, Symphony Hall Swing, Symphony Hall Swing, Sonny's Bunny, Sonny's Bunny, Sweet Georgia Brown, Blues For Yard, Blues For Yard, Harlem Nocturne

Musicians : Tracks 1-8: Sonny Stitt, Fletcher Peck, John Simmons, Jo Jones / Tracks 9-12: Sonny Stitt, Dolo Coker, Edgar Willis, Kenny Dennis

Recordings from the 1950's including previously unreleased tracks.

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Thelonious Monk and Herbie Nichols, Thelonious Monk and Herbie Nichols, 1986, Savoy SJL 1166

Tracks : Brake' Sake, Gallop's Gallop, Shuffle Boil, Nica's Tempo, Who's Blues, 'S Wonderful, 'S Wonderful, Nichols And Dimes, Nichols And Dimes, My Lady Gingersnap, Good Story Blues

Musicians : Tracks 1-4: Thelonious Monk, Gigi Gryce, Percy Heath, Art Blakey / Tracks 5-11: Herbie Nichols, Danny Barker, Chocolate Williams, Shadow Wilson

Tracks 1-4 recorded in October 1955 and tracks 5-11 recorded in March 1952.

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Patterns, Cecil Payne, 1986, Savoy SJL 1167

Tracks : This Time The Dream's On Me, How Deep Is The Ocean, Chessman's Delight, Arnetta, Saucer Eyes, Man Of Moods, Bringing Up Father, Groovin' High

Musicians : Cecil Payne, Kenny Dorham, Duke Jordan, Tommy Potter, Art Taylor

Originally released as Patterns Of Jazz (Savoy MG 12147) in 1959.

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Blues, Candy and Big Maybelle, Big Maybelle, 1986, Savoy SJL 1168

Tracks : Candy, Ring Dang Dilly, Blues Early, Early, A Little Bird Told Me, So Long, That's A Pretty Good Love, Tell Me Who, Ramblin' Blues, Rockhouse, I Don't Want To Cry, Pitiful, A Good Man Is Hard To Find, How It Lies, Goin' Home Baby

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Flight to Jordan, Duke Jordan, 1986, Savoy SJL 1169

Tracks : Forecast, Sultry Eve, They Can't Take That Away From Me, Night In Tunisia, Summertime, Flight To Jordan, Two Loves, Cu-ba, Yesterdays, Scotch Blues

Musicians : Duke Jordan, Eddie Bert, Cecil Payne, Percy Heath, Art Blakey

Originally released as The Street Swingers (Savoy MG 12149) in 1959.

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Rediscoveries, Art Pepper, 1986, Savoy SJL 1170

Tracks : Chilli Pepper, Chilli Pepper, Suzy The Poodle, Suzy The Poodle, Everything Happens To Me, Everything Happens To Me, Everything Happens To Me, Nutmeg, Nutmeg, Cinnamon, What's New, Thyme Time, Straight Life, Art's Oregano

Musicians : Art Pepper, Jack Montrose, Claude Williamson, Russ Freeman, Bob Whitlock, Monte Budwig, Bobby White, Larry Bunker, Paul Ballerina

Previously unreleased recordings from 1952 and 1954.

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Flutin' the Bird...Bird Lives!: Play The Music Of Charlie Parker, Herbie Mann, Bobby Jaspar, et al, 1986, Savoy SJL 1171

Tracks : Yardbird Suite, Parker's Mood, Marmaduke, Now's The Time, Ah Leu-Cha, Bluebird

Musicians include : Herbie Mann, Bobby Jaspar, Seldon Powell, Frank Wess

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Discoveries, Oscar Pettiford, 1987, Savoy SJL 1172

Tracks : Cello Again, Ah-Dee-Dong, Sonny Boy, I'm Beginning To See The Light, Why Not, You're Covered, Taking A Chance On Love, No Knox Blues, What Is It, The Switch, Out Is In, Cello Again, Ah-Dee-Dong, Sonny Boy

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The Complete Royal Roost Performance, Volume 3, Various Artists, 1987, Savoy SJL 1173

Tracks : Half Nelson, Night In Tunisia, Scrapple From The Apple, Deedle, What's This, Jumpin' With, Cheryl, Anthropology, Jumpin' With, Hurry Home, Deedle, Royal Roost Bop, Cheryl, Slow Boat To China, Chasin' The Bird

Musicians include : Charlie Parker, Kenny Dorham, Lucky Thompson, Al Haig, Milt Jackson, Tommy Potter, Max Roach, Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart

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Raven's Rarities, Ravens, 1986, Savoy SJL 1174

Tracks : Until The Real Thing Comes Along, Once In A While, Phantom Stage Coach, Please Believe Me, I'm Gonna Take To The Road, Comin' Back Home, Bless You, The Cadillac Song, I'm Afraid Of You, Tea For Two, Get Wise Baby, The House I Live In, Ricky's Blues, Sylvia

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Syndrome, Paul Bley, 1987, Savoy SJL 1175

Tracks : Syndrome, Cousins, King Korn, Vashkar, Around Again, Ballad I, King Korn, Ballad II

Musicians : Paul Bley, Steve Swallow, Pete LaRoca

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Life is Hard, H-Bomb Ferguson, 1987, Savoy SJL 1176

Tracks : New Way Blues, Life Is Hard, Hot Kisses, My Baby's Blues, I Need You Baby, Work For My Baby, Double Crossing Daddy, Tortured Love, Slowly Goin' Crazy, Peachin' The Blues, Sundown Blues, Good Lovin', Give It Up, Big City Blues, Bookie Blues, My Brown Fame Baby

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Bebop's Heartbeat, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, 1987, Savoy SJL 1177

Tracks : A Night In Tunisia, Dizzy Atmosphere, Groovin' High, Confirmation, Koko, Dizzy Boogie, Popity Pop, Flat Foot Floogie, Slim's Jam, Dizzy Boogie, Flat Foot Floogie, Slim's Jam

Musicians include : Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, John Lewis, Al McKibbon, Joe Harris

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Easy Living, Mary Ann McCall, 1987, Savoy SJL 1178

Tracks : Shake Down The Stars, You Can Depend On Me, Easy Living, Mean To Me, In My Solitude, I Thought About You, Deep Purple, 'Deed I Do, It's You Or No One, It's Been So Long

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Bird Calls Volume 1, Phil Woods, 1987, Savoy SJL 1179

Tracks : Pennies From Heaven, Yesterdays, It's Only A Paper Moon, You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To, Dance Of The Infidels, Before Dawn, Ow!

Musicians : Phil Woods, Donald Byrd, Hall Overton, George Wallington, Knobby Totah, Teddy Kotick, Nick Stabulas

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Funk Dumpling, Perry Robinson 4, 1987, Savoy SJL 1180

Tracks : Midnight In Moscow, Sprites Delight, Wahayla, Farmer Alfalfa, Margareta, Funk Dumpling, Home (Is Where The Hearth Is)

Musicians : Perry Robinson, Kenny Barron, Henry Grimes, Paul Motian

Originally released with the same title (Savoy MG 12177) in 1962

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Open The Door Richard: Laughin' at the Blues, Redd Foxx and Dusty Fletcher, 1987, Savoy SJL 1181

Tracks : Open The Door Richard, Mad Hour, I'm Going Back In There Pt. I, I'm Going Back In There Pt. II, Gimme (Pawn Shop Song), Put The Last Clean Shirt On Bill, She Sure Makes A Fool Of Me, Once In The Morning, Let's Wiggle A Little Woogie, Lucky Guy, Fine Jelly Blues, Redd Foxx Blues, Shame On You

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Listen to My Song, Wilbert Harrison, 1987, Savoy SJL 1182

Tracks : Don't Drop It, The Ways Of A Woman, Women And Whiskey, Da Dee Ya Da, The Way I Feel, Confessin' My Dreams, Darling Listen To This Song, Florida Special, Baby Don't You Know, My Love Is True, Confessin' My Dreams, I Know My Baby Loves Me, My Love For You Lingers On, Da Dee Ya Da, Darling Listen To This Song, Florida Special

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Can't We Begin Again, Little Jimmy Scott, 1987., Savoy SJL 1183

Tracks : Can't We Begin Again, Close Your Eyes, The More I See You, When I Fall In Love, What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life, I'll Be Around, You've Changed, The Way We Were, Anchored By My Side

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Nebulae, Bill Barron, 1987, Savoy SJL 1184

Tracks : Blast Off, Ode To An Earth Girl, Fox Hunt, Oriental Impressions, Back Lash, Nebulae, Desolation

Musicians : Bill Barron, Ted Curson, Kenny Barron, Jimmy Garrison, Frankie Dunlop

All tracks except the last originally released on The Tenor Styling Of Bill Barron (Savoy MG 12160) in 1961.

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Doo Wop Delights: The Roots of Rock, Various Artists, 1987, SJL:1185

Tracks : It's You I Miss (Falcons), You're The Beating Of My Heart (Falcons), My Darling (Gaylords), You Should Have Told Me (Gaylords), Hey Mae Ethel (Wanderers), We Could Find Happiness (Wanderers), Under The Willow (Dreams), Deep Freeze (Roamers), Never Let Me Go (Roamers), Walk Along (Five Wings), Is It Too Soon (Debutantes), I Hear Wedding Bells (Cubs), It Must Be Love (Playmates), Mad At Love (Temptations)

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Kaleidoscope, Eddie Bert, 1987, Savoy SJL 1186

Tracks : Love Me Or Leave Me, Little Train, Prelude To A Kiss, Conversation Piece, Interwoven, Around Town, Kaleidoscope,Broadway, Melting Pot, Ripples, Conversation, He Ain't Got Rhythm, Cherokee

Musicians : Eddie Bert, Vinnie Dean, Duke Jordan, Sal Salvatore, Clyde Lombardi, Mel Zelnick, Art Madigan, Joe Morello

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T. J. Fowler & His Rockin' Jump Band featuring Calvin Frazier, 1987, Savoy SJL 1187

Tracks : T. J. Boogie, What's The Matter Now, Red Hot Blues, Harmony Grits, Pleas For Love, Yes I Know, Oo-la-La, Night Crawler, Fowler's Boogie, Back Biter, Wine Cooler, Little Baby Child, Got Nobody To Tell My Troubles To, Say Baby Say, Gold Rush, Hip Hop (Camel Walk)

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The Complete Savoy Recordings With Johnny Otis, Robins, 1987, Savoy SJL 1188

Tracks : You're Fine But Not My Kind, I'm Through, I'm Living OK, If I Didn't Love You So, Our Romance Is Gone, There's Rain In My Eyes, Double Crossing Blues, There Ain't No Use Beggin', If It's So Baby, I Found Out My Troubles, Turkey Hop (Part One), Turkey Hop (Part Two)

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Plays the Music of Rogers and Hammerstein, Tommy Flanagan & the Wilbur Harden Quartet, 1987, Savoy SJL 1189

Tracks : Getting To Know You, My Lord And Master, Shall Me Dance?, Something Wonderful, We Kiss In A Shadow, I Have Dreamed, I Whistle A Happy Tune, Hello, Young Lovers, Something Wonderful, Getting To Know You

Musicians : Wilbur Harden, Tommy Flanagan, George Duvivier, G. T. Hogan

Six of the eight tracks were originally released on The King & I (Savoy MG 12134) in 1958.

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Neighborhood, Johnny Costa, 1988, Savoy SJL 1190

Tracks : Tea for Two, Caravan, Manhattan, Flamingo, Just One of Those Things, There's a Small Hotel, Honeysuckle Rose, Stella by Starlight, Dancing in the Dark, La Mer (Beyond the Sea), Begin the Beguine

Musicians : Johnny Costa, Gene Ramey, Kenny Clarke

Originally released as The Amazing Johnny Costa (Savoy MG 12052) in 1955

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Softly With Feeling, Joe Wilder, 1988, Savoy SJL 1191

Tracks : Cherokee, Prelude To A Kiss, My Heart Stood Still, Six Bit Blues, Mad About The Boy, Darn That Dream

Musicians : Joe Wilder, Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke

Originally released in 1956 on Wilder 'N' Wilder (Savoy MG 12063).

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Turns, Paul Bley, 1988, Savoy SJL 1192

Tracks : Around Again, Calls, King Korn, Ida Lupino, Ida Lupino, Syndrome, Turns, Ictus

Musicians : Paul Bley, John Gilmore, Gary Peacock, Paul Motian

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Bluebird, Hank Jones, 1988, Savoy SJL 1193

Tracks : Little Girl Blue, Bluebird, How High the Moon, Hank's Pranks, Alpha, Wine and Brandy

Musicians : Hank Jones, Donald Byrd, Joe Wilder, Matty Dice, Jerome Richardson, Herbie Mann, Eddie Jones, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke

Originally released in 1956 with the same title (Savoy MG 12053)

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Essais, Andre Hodeir, 1988?, Savoy SJL 1194

Tracks (possibly): On A Standard, On A Riff, Cross Criss, Paraphrase, On A Blues, The Alphabet, Esquisse, Paradoxe 2, Esquisse 2

Musicians : Donald Byrd, Idrees Sulieman, Frank Rehak, Bobby Jaspar, Hal McKusick, Jay Cameron, Eddie Costa, George Duvivier, Bob Donaldson, Annie Ross

Originally released as American Jazzmen Play Andre Hodeir (Savoy MG 12104) in 1957

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Discoveries, Cannonball Adderley, 1988, Savoy SJL 1195

Tracks : With Apologies to Oscar, Bohemia After Dark, Chasm, Late Entry, A Little Taste, Caribbean Cutie, Spontaneous Combustion, With Apologies to Oscar

Musicians : Cannonball Adderley, Nat Adderley, Donald Byrd, Jerome Richardson, Horace Silver, Hank Jones, Paul Chambers, Kenny Clarke

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First Miles, Miles Davis, 1988, Savoy SJL 1196

Tracks : That's The Stuff You Gotta Watch, That's The Stuff You Gotta Watch, That's The Stuff You Gotta Watch, Pointless Mama Blues, Deep Sea Blues, Bring It On Home, Bring It On Home, Bring It On Home, Milestones, Milestones, Milestones, Little Willie Leaps, Little Willie Leaps, Little Willie Leaps, Half Nelson, Half Nelson, Sippin' At Bells, Sippin' At Bells, Sippin' At Bells, Sippin' At Bells

Musicians : Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Herbie Fields, John Lewis, Teddy Brannon, Leonard Gaskin, Nelson Boyd, Ed Nicholson, Max Roach, Rubberlegs Williams

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