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Savoy 12000 series discography

The main series of 12" jazz LPs released by Savoy between 1955 and 1969 had catalog numbers MG 12000 to MG 12220. A handful of albums extending the series, with numbers MG 12300 to MG 12305, were released in the early 1970's.

The series is listed on three pages on the site. This page lists albums in the sequence 12000 to 12079.

Savoy pages on the site:

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

Savoy 2200 series: SJL 2201 - SJL 2264   |   Savoy 1100 series: SJL 1101 - SJL 1196

Savoy 13000 series: SST 13001 - SST 13012

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Savoy 12000 series (MG 12000 - MG 12079)

Charlie Parker Memorial, Charlie Parker, 1955, Savoy MG 12000

Tracks : Another Hair Do, Another Hair Do, Another Hair Do, Bluebird, Bird Gets The Worm, Barbados, Constellation, Constellation, Parker's Mood, Ah-Leu-Cha, Ah-Leu-Cha, Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps, Marmaduke, Marmaduke, Steeplechase, Merry Go Round, Buzzy, Buzzy

Musicians : Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Bud Powell, Duke Jordan, John Lewis, Curley Russell, Tommy Potter, Max Roach

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The Immortal Charlie Parker, Charlie Parker, 1955, Savoy MG 12001

Tracks : Little Willie Leaps, Little Willie Leaps, Little Willie Leaps, Donna Lee, Donna Lee, Chasing The Bird, Cheryl, Cheryl, Milestones, Half Nelson, Sipping At Bells, Sipping At Bells, Tiny's Tempo, Tiny's Tempo, Tiny's Tempo, Red Cross, Red Cross, Now's The Time, Buzzy, Buzzy, Marmaduke, Marmaduke

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

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Penthouse Serenade, Erroll Garner, 1955, Savoy MG 12002

Tracks : I Cover The Waterfront, Love Walked In, I Dont Stand A Ghost Of A Chance, Indiana, Somebody Loves Me, Body And Soul, Penthouse Serenade, Undecided, Red Sails In The Sunset, I Can't Believe That Youre In Love With Me, Stompin At The Savoy, Stardust, More Than You Know, Over The Rainbow

Musicians : Erroll Garner, John Levy, John Simmons, George De Hart, Alvin Stoller

Released with a number of cover designs. Uncertain which is original.

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Serenade To Laura, Erroll Garner, 1955, Savoy MG 12003

Tracks : Laura, This Can't Be Love, The Man I Love, Moonglow, I Want A Little Girl, It's Easy To Remember, Goodbye, She's Funny That Way, Until The Real Thing Comes Along, Confessin', Stormy Weather, I Surrender Dear, I'm In The Mood For Love, All Of Me

Musicians : Erroll Garner, John Levy, John Simmons, George De Hart, Alvin Stoller

Released with a number of cover designs. Uncertain which is original.

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At Storyville / At The Hickory House, Marian McPartland, 1955, Savoy MG 12004

Tracks : Gypsy In My Soul, Strike Up The Band, These Foolish Things, Get Happy, A Foggy Day, The Lady Is A Tramp, I've Got The World On A String, Manhattan, Aunt Hagar's Blues, Four Brothers, Once In A While

Musicians : Marian McPartland, Eddie Safranski, Vinnie Burke, Don Lamond, Joe Morello

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Lullaby of Birdland, Marian McPartland, 1955, Savoy MG 12005

Tracks : Lullaby Of Birdland, A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square, It's Only A Paper Moon, Moonlight In Vermont, Limehouse Blues, Hallelujah, What Is This Thing Called Love, All My Life, A Fine Romance, Willow Weep For Me, Lullaby In Rhythm, There'll Never Be Another You

Musicians : Marian McPartland, Max Wayne, Bob Carter, Mousie Alexander, Joe Morello

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Telefunken Blues, Kenny Clarke Sextet, 1955, Savoy MG 12006

Tracks : Strollin', Sonar, Blue's Mood, Skoot, Telefunken Blues, Klook's Nook, Baggin' The Blues, Inhibitions

Musicians : Kenny Clarke, Henry Coker, Frank Wess, Walter Benton, Frank Morgan, Charlie Fowlkes, Gerald Wiggins, Milt Jackson, Eddie Jones, Percy Heath

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Kenny Clarke & Ernie Wilkins, Kenny Clarke & Ernie Wilkins, 1955, Savoy MG 12007

Tracks : Summer Evening, Oz The Wizard, I Dig You The Most, Pru's Bloose, Plenty For Kenny, Cute Tomato, Now's The Time

Musicians : Kenny Clarke, Ernie Wilkins, Eddie Bert, George Barrow, Cecil Payne, Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall

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Erroll Garner With Billy Taylor, Erroll Garner With Billy Taylor, 1955, Savoy MG 12008

Tracks : Erroll Garner: Cottage For Sale, On The Sunny Side Of The Street, Rosalie, Everything Happens To Me, Stairway To The Stars, I Only Have Eyes For You, September Song, All The Things You Are / Billy Taylor: Solace, Night And Day, Alexander's Ragtime Band, Mad Monk, Misty Morning Blues, The Bug, Prelude To A Kiss , Take The "A" Train

Side A tracks by Erroll Garner, side B tracks by Billy Taylor.

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Charlie Parker Memorial Volume 2, Charlie Parker, 1955, Savoy MG 12009

Tracks : Barbados, Barbados, Constellation, Constellation, Parker's Mood, Parker's Mood, Perhaps, Perhaps, Marmaduke, Marmaduke, Donna Lee, Chasing The Bird, Buzzy, Milestones, Half Nelson, Sipping At Bells, Sipping At Bells, Billie's Bounce, Thriving On A Riff

Musicians : Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Bud Powell, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lewis, Sadik Hakim, Curley Russell, Nelson Boyd, Tommy Potter, Max Roach

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Jay and Kai, Jay Jay Johnson & Kai Winding Yesterdays, 1955, Savoy MG 12010

Tracks : Bernie's Tune, Lament, Blue's For Trombones, The Major, Yesterdays, Co-op, Reflections, Blues In Twos, What Is This Thing Called Love, Speak Low

Musicians : J. J. Johnson, Kai Winding, Leo Parker, Hank Jones, Lou Stein, Wally Cirillo , Billy Bauer, Al Lucas, Charlie Mingus, Eddie Safranski, Kenny Clarke, Shadow Wilson, Tiny Kahn

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Fats - Bud - Klook- Sonny- Kinney (aka Fats Navarro Memorial Album Number One), Fats Navarro, 1955, Savoy MG 12011

Tracks : Boppin' A Riff, Fat Boy, Everything's Cool, Webb City, A Bebop Carroll, Gone With The Wind, The Tadd Walk, That Someone Must Be You, Serenade To A Square, Good Kick, Seven Up, Blues In Bebop

Musicians : Fats Navarro, Kenny Dorham, Sonny Stitt, Morris Lane, Ernie Henry, Tadd Dameron, Bud Powell, Al Hall, Curley Russell, Kenny Clarke, Kay Penton

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Jazz Concert: West Coast, Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray, et al, 1955, Savoy MG 12012

Tracks : Disorder At The Border, Rocks 'N' Shoals

Musicians : Howard McGhee, Trummy Young, Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray, Sonny Criss, Hampton Hawes, Barney Kessel, Harry Babison, Leroy Gray, Connie Kay, Ken Kennedy

Probably recorded in 1947.

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Hawk Returns, Coleman Hawkins, 1955, Savoy MG 12013

Tracks : Goin' Down Home, I'll Follow My Secret Heart, On My Way, I'll Tell You Later, What a Difference a Day Made, Last Stop, Should I, Flight Eleven, Modern Fantasy, I'm Confessin' (That I Love You), September Song, They Can't Take That Away from Me

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The Genius of, Charlie Parker, 1955, Savoy MG 12014

Tracks : Introduction By Al "Jazzbeau" Collins, Bird Gets The Worm, Bluebird, Klaunstance, Barbados, Merry Go Round, Donna Lee, Chasing The Bird, Koko, Perhaps, Warming Up A Riff, Slim's Jam, Popity Pop, Dizzy Boogie, Flat Foot Floogie

Musicians : Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Jack McVea, Bud Powell, Clyde Hart, Dodo Marmarosa, Duke Jordan, John Lewis, Slim Gaillard, Curley Russel, Jimmie Butts, Nelson Boyd, Tiny Brown, Tommy Potter, Harold West, Max Roach, Zutty Singleton

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Musician of the Year, Eddie Bert, 1955, Savoy MG 12015

Tracks : Fragile, Stompin' At The Savoy, I Should'a Said, See You Later, Three Bass Hit, What D'Ya Say, Billiy's Bounce

Musicians : Eddie Bert, Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke

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Great Britain's, Marian McPartland & George Shearing, 1955, Savoy MG 12016

Tracks : Side A: (Marian McPartland) : It Might As Well Be Spring, Gypsy In My Soul, Strike Up The Band, Love Is Here To Stay, Love For Sale, Yesterdays, All The Things You Are / Side B: (George Shearing): Sweet And Lovely, When Darkness Falls, So Rare, Bop's Your Uncle, Sophisticated Lady, Buccaneer's Bounce, Cozy's Bop, Have You Met Miss Jones

Musicians : Side A: Marian McPartland, Max Wayne, Eddie Safranski, Mel Zelnick, Don Lamond / Side B: George Shearing, Gene Ramey, Curly Russell, Denzil Best, Cozy Cole

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Bohemia After Dark, Featuring Kenny Clarke, Cannonball Adderley et al, 1955, Savoy MG 12017

Tracks : Bohemia After Dark, Chasm, Willow Weep For Me, Late Entry, Hear Me Talkin' To Ya, With Apologies To Oscar, We'll Be Together Again

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

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Presenting Cannonball, Cannonball Adderley, 1955, Savoy MG 12018

Tracks : Spontaneous Combustion, Still Talkin' To Ya, A Little Taste, Caribbean Cutie, Flamingo

Musicians : Cannonball Adderley, Nat Adderley, Hank Jones, Paul Chambers, Kenny Clarke

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Encore, Eddie Bert, 1955, Savoy MG 12019

Tracks : Bert Tram, One For Tubby, It's Only Sunshine, Opicana, Conversation, Crosstown, Manhattan Suite

Musicians : Eddie Bert, J.R. Monterose, Hank Jones, Joe Puma, Clyde Lombardi, Kenny Clarke

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Groovin' High, Dizzy Gillespie, 1955, Savoy MG 12020

Tracks : Blue 'n' Boogie, Groovin' High, Dizzy Atmosphere, All The Things You Are, Hot House, Salt Peanuts, Oop Bop Sh' Bam, That's Earl Brother, Things To Come, One Bass Hit #2, Rays Idea, Our Delight, Emanon

Musicians : Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Dexter Gordon, James Moody, Sonny Stitt, Al Haig, Clyde Hart, Frank Paparelli, John Lewis, Milt Jackson, Chuck Wayne, Remo Palmieri, Curly Russell, Ray Brown, Slam Stewart, Cozy Cole, Kenny Clarke, Shelly Manne, Sid Catlett

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"That's Nat" Adderley, Nat Adderley, 1955, Savoy MG 12021

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

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Flutes and Reeds, Ernie Wilkins & Frank Wess, 1955, Savoy MG 12022

Tracks : Shorty George, Bouncin' With Boots, That's A Woman, Doin' The Thing, Blues In A Cold Water Flat, Stereophonic

Musicians : Ernie Wilkins, Frank Wess, Jerome Richardson, Hank Jones, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke

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The Trio, Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke, 1956, Savoy MG 12023

Tracks : We're All Together, Odd Number, We Could Make Such Beautiful Music Together, Now's The Time, When Hearts Are Young, Cyrano, There's A Small Hotel, My Funny Valentine

Musicians : Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke

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Borderline, Ray McKinley, 1955, Savoy MG 12024

Tracks : Sand Storm, Tumble Bug, Hangover Square, Comin' Out, I Got A Right To Sing The Blues, Mint Julep, Borderline, Howdy Friends, Atomic Era, The Chief, Over The Rainbow, Jiminy Crickets

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Man With The Horns, Boyd Raeburn and his Orchestra, 1955, Savoy MG 12025

Tracks : Man With A Horn, Hip Boyds, Prelude To The Dawn, Duck Waddle, Forgetful, Rip Van Winkle, Tonsilectomy, Yerxa, Little Boyd Blue, Blues Echoes, Love Talks, Soft And Warm

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Howard McGhee With Milt Jackson, Howard McGhee With Milt Jackson, 1955, Savoy MG 12026

Tracks : Merry Lee, Short Life, Talk Of The Town, Bass C Jam, Flip Lip, Belle From Bunnycock, Down Home, Sweet & Lovely, Fiesta, I'm In The Mood For Love, The Man I Love, The Last Word

Musicians : Howard McGhee, Milt Jackson, Jimmy Heath, Vernon Biddle, Percy Heath, Joe Harris

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Very Truly Yours, Jimmy Scott, 1955, Savoy MG 12027

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

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Reflections, John Mehegan, 1955, Savoy MG 12028

Tracks : Lullaby Of Birdland, Every Time We Say Goodbye, My Heart Stood Still, Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Song Is You, Blue Skies, Those Little White Lies, At Long Last Love, Round About Midnight, Night And Day

Musicians include : John Mehegan, Kenny Clarke

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Montage, Various Artists, 1955, Savoy MG 12029

Tracks : Steady Eddie, Crazy Rhythm, Slow Crosstown, If I Love Again, Bronx Line, I'll Make Romance, Wishbone

Musicians : Eddie Bert, Donald Byrd, Frank Foster, J.R. Monterose, Hank Jones, John Mehegan, Clyde Lombardi, Paul Chambers, Kenny Clarke

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Jazz Young Blood, Chuz Alfred, Ola Hanson, Chuck Lee, 1955, Savoy MG 12030

Tracks : A Message From Home, Manta Wray, I Can't Get Started, Harlequin, Love Comes To Mehitabel Brown, Chuz Does

Musicians : Chuz Alfred, Ola Hanson, Chuck Lee, Vinnie Burke, Kenny Clarke

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New Orleans Nightingale, La Vergne Smith, 1955, Savoy MG 12031

Tracks : Basin Street Blues, Imagination, The nearness Of You, A Hundred Yers From Today, There Is No Greater Love, Am I Blue, I Got A Right To Cry, Fool That I Am, Mobile, Somehow, Careless, It's Over

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Byrd's Word, Donald Byrd Gotcha Goin' and Comin', 1956, Savoy MG 12032

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

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

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Deep In A Dream: The Guitar of, Al Caiola, 1956, Savoy MG 12033

Tracks : Love Letters, There'll Never Be Another You, I Got It Bad, Everything Happens To Me, Deep In A Dream, You Are Too Beautiful, I Got A Crush On You, Thunderbird

Musicians : Al Caiola, Bernie Privin, Hank Jones, Clyde Lombardi, Kenny Clarke

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Jazz At Storyville, Volume 1, Pee Wee Russell & Ruby Braff, 1956, Savoy MG 12034

Tracks : Love Is Just Around The Corner, Squeeze Me, Ballin' The 4 Bar Break, I'd Do Most Anything For You, California, Here I Come, St. James Infirmary, Baby, Won't You Please Come Home, The Lady's In Love With You, Struttin' With Some Barbecue

Musicians : Pee Wee Russell, Ruby Braff, Ephy Resnick, Red Richards, John Field, Kenny John

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Jazz At Storyville, Wild Bill Davison, 1956, Savoy MG 12035

Tracks : At The Jazzband Ball, Memphis Blues, Exactly Like You, A Blues, Beale St. Blues, Sweet Georgia Brown, If I Could Be With You, Dixieland One Step

Musicians : Wild Bill Davison, Eddie Hubble, Frank Chase, George Wein, John Field, Johnny Vine

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Opus De Jazz, Milt Jackson, 1955, Savoy MG 12036

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

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

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Hank Jones Quartet and Quintet, Hank Jones Quartet and Quintet, 1956, Savoy MG 12037

Tracks : Almost Like Being In Love, An Evening At Papa Joe's, And Then Some, Summer's Gone, Don't Blame Me

Musicians : Hank Jones, Donald Byrd, Matty Dice, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke

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Jazz New Orleans, Volume 1, Mutt Carey / Punch Miller, 1956, Savoy MG 12038

Tracks : Shake It And Break It, Just Can't Help Myself, Panama, She's Funny That Way, Down By The River, Shine, Joplin's Sensation, The Entertainer, Chrysanthemum, Fidgety Feet, Back Home Again In Indiana

Musicians : Mutt Carey, Punch Miller, Jimmy Archey, Edmond Hall, Cliff Jackson, Ralph Sutton, Danny Barker, Ernest Hill, Pops Foster, Arthur Trappier, Baby Dodds, Jimmy Crawford

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Joltin' Joe, Joe Roland, 1956, Savoy MG 12039

Tracks : Gene's Stew, Spice, Garrity's Flight, Indian Summer, Half Nelson, Love Is Just A Plaything, Music House, Joyce's Choice, I've Got The World On A String, Stephanie's Dance, Sally Is Gone, DeeDee's Dance

Musicians : Joe Roland, Freddie Redd, Wade Legge, Joe Puma, Sidney Kasmit, Jules Modlin, Gus Oberstein, Oscar Pettiford, Danny Martucci, Ismael Ugarte, Ron Jefferson, Harold Granowski, Paula Castle

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Boyd Meets Stravinsky, Boyd Raeburn, 1955, Savoy MG 12040

Tracks : Boyd Meets Stravinsky, Temptation, Dalvatore Sally, I Only Have Eyes For You, Over The Rainbow, Body And Soul, Interlude, Summertime, March Of The Boyds, Blue Prelude, Boyd's Nest, You've Got Me Crying Again

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Jazz At Storyville, Volume 2, Ruby Braff and Pee Wee Russell, 1956, Savoy MG 12041

Tracks : If I Had You, Coquette, The Lady Is A Tramp, St. Louis Blues, Sweet Lorraine, Sentimental Journey

Musicians : Pee Wee Russell, Ruby Braff, Ephy Resnick, Red Richards, John Field, Kenny John

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Roll 'Em Bags, Milt Jackson, 1955, Savoy MG 12042

Tracks : Conglomeration, Bruz, You Go To My Head, Roll 'Em Bags, Faultless, Hey, Frenchy, Come Rain Or Come Shine, Fred's Mood, Wild Man

Musicians : Milt Jackson, Kenny Dorham, Billy Mitchell, Eli Thompson, Julius Watkins, Wade Legge, Curly Russell, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke

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The Jazz Keyboards Of, Joe Bushkin, Lennie Tristano, Bobby Scott, Marian McPartland, 1956, Savoy MG 12043

Tracks : Mean to Me, Indian Summer, Indiana (Joe Bushkin), Supersonic, On a Planet, Air Pocket, Celestia (Lennie Tristano), Just One of Those Things, But Beautiful, Once in a While, I Married an Angel (Bobby Scott), Squeeze Me, Liza (Marian McPartland)

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Top Brass Featuring Five Trumpets, Ernie Wilkins, 1955, Savoy MG 12044

Tracks : 58 Market St., Trick Or Treat, Speedway, Dot's What, Top Brass, Willow Weep For Me, Imagination, It Might As Well Be Spring, The Nearness Of You, Taking A Chance On Love

Musicians : Donald Byrd, Ray Copeland, Ernie Royal, Idrees Sulieman, Joe Wilder, Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke

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Jazz Composer's Workshop #1, Bill Russo, Shorty Rogers, Shelly Manne, Jimmy Giuffre, 1956, Savoy MG 12045

Tracks : The Princess Of Evil, Slightly Brightly, Deep People, The Count On Rush Street, Pooch McGooch, All Of Me, It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing), An Esthete On Clark Street, Cathy, Cookie, Sposin', Ennui, Gloomy Sunday, Vignette

Musicians : Shorty Rogers, Conte Candoli, Bill Russo, Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre, Art Pepper, Bob Gordon, Frank Patchen, Gene Esposito, Don Bagley, Joe Mondragon, Shelley Manne

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Modern Jazz Quartet, Modern Jazz Quartet, 1956, Savoy MG 12046

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

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

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The Champ, Dizzy Gillespie, 1956, Savoy MG 12047

Tracks : The Champ, Birk’s Works, Caravan, Time On My Hands, On The Sunny Side Of The Street, Tin Tin Deo, Star Dust, They Can’t Take That Away From Me, The Bluest Blues, Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac, Ooh-Shoo-Be-Doo-Bee

Musicians : Dizzy Gillespie, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Budd Johnson, John Coltrane, Bill Graham, Wynton Kelly, Milt Jackson, Kenny Burrell, Stuff Smith, Percy Heath, Bernie Griggs, Kansas Fields, Art Blakey, Al Jones, Freddy Strong, Joe Carroll, Melvin Moore

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Al Cohn's Tones, Al Cohn, 1956, Savoy MG 12048

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

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

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A Pair of Pianos, John Mehegan & Eddie Costa, 1956, Savoy MG 12049

Tracks : I'll Remember April, Laura, All Of You, Easy Living, Intermission Blues, Cheek To Cheek, Mambo Inn, Blues For A Set

Musicians : Eddie Costa, John Mehegan, Vinnie Burke

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Jazz New Orleans, Volume 2, Mutt Carey and Punch Miller, 1956, Savoy MG 12050

Tracks : Informal Blues, Some Of These Days, Cool Kinda Papa, Cock Robin, Squeeze Me, There's A Small Hotel, Slow Driving, Shimme-Sha-Wobble, Ostrich Walk, Cake Walkin' Babies, Exactly Like You

Musicians : Mutt Carey, Punch Miller, Jimmy Archey, Edmond Hall, Albert Nicholas, Hank Duncan, Ralph Sutton, Danny Barker, Ernest Hill, Pops Foster, Arthur Trappier, Baby Dodds, Jimmy Crawford

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Mighty Mike, Mike Couzzo, 1956, Savoy MG 12051

Tracks : There'll Never Be Another You, What Is This Thing Called Love, Nancy, Walk Up, An Evening At Papa Joe's, Undersided

Musicians : Mike Cuozzo, Ronnie Ball, Eddie Costa, Vinnie Burke, Kenny Clarke

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The Amazing, Johnny Costa, 1956, Savoy MG 12052

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

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Bluebird, Hank Jones, 1956, Savoy MG 12053

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

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Vibrations, Don Elliot / Cal Tjader, 1956, Savoy MG 12054

Tracks : Side A (Cal Tjader): Love Me Or Leave Me, Minority, Tangerine, I Want To Be Happy, After You've Gone, A Sunday Kind Of Love, It's You Or No One / Side B (Don Elliott): Take Me Out To The Ball Game, A Stranger In Town, Darn That Dream, Jeepers Creepers, Oh Look At Me Now, Where Or When, Mighty Like A Rose

Musicians : Side A: Cal Tjader, Hank Jones, Richard Wyands, Al McKibbon, Kenny Clarke, Roy Haynes / Side B: Don Elliott, Kai Winding, Phil Urso, Danny Bank, Douglas Duke, Jimmy Lyon, Mort Herbert, Arnold Fishkin, Sid Bulkin

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Ringside At Condon's, Wild Bill Davison, 1956, Savoy MG 12055

Tracks : Dixieland One-Step, Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now, Squeeze Me, Memphis Blues, Dippermouth Blues, Sweet Georgia Brown, Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams, Ballard Medley: Makin' Whoopee/You Made Me Love You/I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Beale St. Blues, Mandy, Make Up Your Mind, Blues My Sweetie Gave To Me

Musicians : Wild Bill Davison, Cutty Cutshall, Edmond Hall, Gene Shroeder, Eddie Condon, Bob Casey, Buzzy Drooten, Cliff Leeman

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Philosophy of Urso, Phil Urso, 1956, Savoy MG 12056

Tracks : Chik-Eta, Stop Watch, Little Pres, Three Little Words, My Heart Stood Still, Easy Out, This Can't be Long, Wizzards Gizzards, Ozzie's Ode, Don't Take Your Love From Me, She's Funny That Way, Lush Tush, Where or When

Musicians : Phil Urso, Bob Brookmeyer, Horace Silver, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke, Bobby Banks

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Serenade In Blue, Al Caiola, 1956, Savoy MG 12057

Tracks : Serenade In Blue, Don't Worry About Me, Moments Like This, Early Autumn, Black And Blue, Indian Summer, Blue The Night, Drambuei

Musicians : Al Caiola, Bernie Privin, Romeo Penque, Hank Jones, Ronnie Bell, Clyde Lombardi, Kenny Clarke

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With Every Breath I Take, Marlene VerPlanck, 1956, Savoy MG 12058

Tracks : I Think Of You With Every Breath I Take, Accent On Youth, Snuggled On Your Shoulder, Some Other Time, If I Love Again, We Could Make Such Breatiful Music Together, Deep In A Dream, Two Cigarettes In The Dark, Without A Word Of Warning, You Leave Me Breathless

Musicians : Marlene Ver Planck, Joe Wilder, Herbie Mann, Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke

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Jazz Composers Workshop, Charles Mingus, 1956, Savoy MG 12059

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

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Singin' 'N' Swingin', Various Artists, 1956, Savoy MG 12060

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Meet, Milt Jackson, 1956, Savoy MG 12061

Tracks : They Can't Take That Away From Me, Soulful, Flamingo, Telefunken Blues #2, I've Lost Your Love, Hearing Bells, Junior, Bluesology, Bubu

Musicians : Milt Jackson, Bill Massey, Henry Coker, Billie Mitchell, Lucky Thompson, Walter Benton, Frank Wess, Frank Morgan, Charlie Fowlkes, Julius Watkins, Gerald Wiggins, Wade Legge, Walter Bishop, Eddie Jones, Nelson Boyd, Percy Heath, Wendell Marshall, Joe Hanes, Kenny Clarke

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Swing Not Spring, Terry Gibbs / Thad Jones / Frank Rosolino, 1956, Savoy MG 12062

Tracks : Swing's The Thingl, Begin The Beguine, Serenade In Blue, I've Got You Under My Skin, Compulsory, Blue Room, The Zec, Alone Together, Rubberneck, Mean to Me, Take Me Out to the Ball Game, Sweet and Lovely

Musicians : Tracks 1-4: Terry Gibbs, Hal McKusick, Sal Salvador, Harry Biss, Jimmy Johnson, Sid Bulkin / Tracks 5-8: Thad Jones, Billy Mitchell, Terry Pollard, Alvin Jackson, Elvin Jones / Tracks 9-12: Frank Rosolino, Barry Harris, Billy Christ, Stan Levey

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Wilder 'N' Wilder, Joe Wilder, 1956, Savoy MG 12063

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

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The Jazz Message Of, Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, et al, 1956, Savoy MG 12064

Tracks : There'll Never Be Another You, Cattin', Madelaine, When I Fall In Love, Budo, I Married An Angel, The Jazz Message (With Freedom For All)

Musicians : Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, John La Porta, Horace Silver, Ronnie Ball, Doug Watkins, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke

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Klook's Clique, Kenny Clarke, 1956, Savoy MG 12065

Tracks : Will Wail, Volcano, La Porta-Thority, I Hear A Rhapsody, Yesterdays, Play Fiddle Play

Musicians : Kenny Clarke, Donald Byrd, John La Porta, Ronnie Ball, Wendell Marshall

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Solo: At The Piano, Herbie Brock, 1956, Savoy MG 12066

Tracks : Please Be Kind, Didi, Easy To Love, There's A Small Hotel, Born To Be Blue, Midnight Sun, Too Marvelous For Words

Musicians : Herbie Brock

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Bowin' Singin' Slam, Slam Stewart, 1956, Savoy MG 12067

Tracks : I'm In The Mood For Love, Firebird, That Old Black Magic, Hangover, Bowin' Singin' Slam, Cliss Me Again, Deuces Wild, Deuces Mild, New Exercise In Swing, My Blue Heaven, Dark Eyes, Play Fiddle Play

Musicians : Slam Stewart, Erroll Garner, Johnny Guarnieri, Mike Bryan, Harold West, Sammy Weiss

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Blue Lester, Lester Young, 1956, Savoy MG 12068

Tracks : (I Don't Stand) Ghost Of A Chance, Crazy Over Jazz, Ding Dong, Indiana, These Foolish Things, Exercise In Swing, Blue's N' Bells, Salute To Fats, June Bug, Blue Lester, Jump Lester Jump, Basie English

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Brock's Tops, Herbie Brock Trio, 1956, Savoy MG 12069

Tracks : If It's The Last Thing I Do, The Moon Was Yellow, Blues A Brock Long, There'll Never Be Another You, Four Brothers, Sweet And Lovely, Brock Etude, Willow Weep For Me

Musicians : Herbie Brock, Brooks Caperton, Rick Hanson

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The Jazz Skyline, Milt Jackson, 1956, Savoy MG 12070

Tracks : Lover, Can't Help Lovin' That Man, The Lady Is A Tramp, Angel Face, Sometimes I'm Happy, What's New

Musicians : Milt Jackson, Lucky Thompson, Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke

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Memorial (aka The Master's Touch), Lester Young, 1956, Savoy MG 12071

Tracks : Crazy Over Jazz, Ghost Of A Chance, Ding Dong, Blues N Bells, Indiana, Basie English, Salute To Fats, Exercise In Swing, Circus In Rhythm, Tush

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North, South, East, Wess, Frank Wess, 1956, Savoy MG 12072

Tracks : What’d Ya Say?, Dill Pickles, Dancing on the Ceiling, Hard Sock Dance, Salvation, Lazy Sal

Musicians : Frank Wess, Frank Foster, Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Kenny Burrell, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke

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Night People, Mort Herbert, 1956, Savoy MG 12073

Tracks : Swiss Movement, Night People, I've Got You Under My Skin, Son Of The Preacher, Blues Of Fred And Fay, Mitch's Carol, I Think Of You With Every Breath I Take

Musicians : Mort Herbert, Don Stratton, Joe Wilder, Mike Cuozzo, Bobby Jaspar, Sahib Shihab, Ronnie Ball, Dick Katz, Kenny Clarke

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Loaded, Kai Winding / Leonard Hawkins / Shorty Rogers, 1956, Savoy MG 12074

Tracks : Moose in a Caboose, Moose on the Loose, My Jo-Ann, Vido in a Jam (Kai Winding), Bassology, Jam Session at Savoy, Spellbound, Let Me Go (Leonard Hawkins), Sweet Miss, Loaded, Grab Your Axe, Max, Always (Shorty Rogers)

Tracks by three different groups.

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All About Ronnie, Ronnie Ball, 1956, Savoy MG 12075

Tracks : Pennie Packer, Prez Sez, Feather Bed, A Ghost Of A Chance, Little Quail, Sweet And Lovely, Citrus Season

Musicians : Ronnie Ball, Willie Dennis, Ted Brown, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke

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How I Play Jazz Piano, John Mehegan, 1956, Savoy MG 12076

Tracks : Yesterdays, Better Luck Next Time, Get Out Of Town, Deep Purple, It Could Happen To You, Porgy, You Stepped Out Of A Dream, All Through The Night, It Might As Well Be Spring

Musicians : John Mehegan

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The Jazz Guitarist, Chuck Wayne, 1956, Savoy MG 12077

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

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No 'Count, Frank Foster, 1956, Savoy MG 12078

Tracks : Stop Gap, Excursion, Casa De Marcel, Apron Strings, Alternative, Serenata

Musicians : Frank Foster, Benny Powell, Henry Coker, Frank Wess, Kenny Burrell, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke

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The Charlie Parker Story, Charlie Parker, 1956, Savoy MG 12079

Tracks : Billie's Bounce, Billie's Bounce, Billie's Bounce, Warming Up A Riff, Billie's Bounce, Billie's Bounce, Now's The Time, Now's The Time, Now's The Time, Now's The Time, Thriving From A Riff, Thriving From A Riff, Thriving From A Riff, Meandering, Koko, Koko

Musicians : Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Bud Powell, Curley Russell, Max Roach

There appears to be two front cover designs for early releases of this album.

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Last updated May 2015