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Vee-Jay 2500 series discography

Vee-Jay released 9 LPs in the 2500 series in 1964 and 1965.

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Vee-Jay 3000 series: 3001 - 3072     Vee-Jay 2500 series: 2501 - 2509     Vee-Jay 1000 series: jazz LPs only


Vee-Jay 2501 - 2509

Leonard Feather's Encyclopedia of Jazz: Jazz of the 60s, Volume One: Giants Of The Saxophone, Various Artists, 1964, Vee-Jay VJLP 2501

Tracks : Simple Like (John Coltrane), Dancing Bull (Eddie Harris), Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Frank Strozier), Juggin' Around (Gene Ammons / Frank Foster / Frank Wess), Love Me (Eric Dolphy), Tickle Toe (Benny Carter), Bass Region (Yusef Lateef), Awful Mean (Cannonball Adderley), Down In The Depths (Wayne Shorter), Red Door (Al Cohn / Zoot Sims)

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Jazz's Great Walker, Leroy Vinnegar, 1964, Vee-Jay VJLP 2502

Tracks : Doing That Thing, You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To, If I Should Lose You, Love Nest, Kick, Laugh, Crawl, Persuasion, They Say It's Wonderful, Bees Sees

Musicians : Leroy Vinnegar, Mike Melvoin, Bill Goodwin

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The Eric Dolphy Memorial Album, Eric Dolphy, 1964, Vee-Jay VJLP 2503

Tracks : Jitterbug Waltz, Music Matador, Alone Together, Love Me

Musicians : Eric Dolphy, Woody Shaw, Clifford Jordan, Prince Lasha, Sonny Simmons, Bobby Hutcherson, Eddie Kahn, Richard Davis, J.C. Moses

Originally released in 1963 as Conversations. Subsequently released on a number of labels with a variety of titles and cover designs.

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Leningrad Jazz Festival, Golstain-Nosov Quintet & Yusef Wainstain Orchestra, 1964, Vee Jay VJLP-2504

Tracks : Rosinant In Andalusia, My Old Flame, Rosinant In Madrid, Polyushko-Polye, Rosinant In Toledo, Lament, Rosinant In Castilia

Musicians : Yusef Wainstain Orchestra (tracks 1 & 2), Golstain-Nosov Quintet (tracks 3 to 7)

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Jazz in Japan, Toshiko Mariano & Her Big Band, 1964, Vee-Jay VJLP 2505

Tracks : Kisarazu Jink, Lament, The Shout, Israel, Land Of Peace, Walkin', Santa Barbara

Musicians : Toshiko Akiyoshi, Hisao Mori, Shigeru Takemura, Tetsuo Fushimini, Terumasa Hino, Hiroshi Suzuki, Mitsuhiko Matsumoto, Teruhiko Kataoka, Takeshi Aoki, Akira Miyazawa, Hidehiko, Hiroshi Okazaki, Shigeo Suzuki, Tadayuki Harada, Paul Chambers, Jimmy Cobb

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Leonard Feather's Encyclopedia of Jazz: Jazz of the 60s, Volume 2: Blues Bag, Buddy Defranco, 1964, Vee-Jay VJLP 2506

Tracks : Blues Bag, Rain Dance, Straight No Chaser, Cousin Mary, Blues Connotation, Kush, Twelve Tone Blues

Musicians : Buddy De Franco, Freddie Hill, Lee Morgan, Curtis Fuller, Victor Feldman, Victor Sproles, Abdullah Buhaina

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It's A Wonderful World, Victor Feldman, 1964, Vee-Jay VJLP 2507

Tracks : Hard To Find, The Most Beautiful Girl In The World, Waltz Latino, Surrey With The Fringe On Top, Out Of This World, This Is All I Ask, Swinging On A Star, Make Me A Present Of You, It's A Wonderful World, Wild Is The Wind, Dream Of Olwen, I've Thought Of You, II Want To Be Rich

Musicians : Victor Feldman, Monte Budwig, Colin Bailey, Bill Perkins

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Lee Morgan Quintet, Lee Morgan Quintet, 1965, Vee-Jay VJLP 2508

Tracks : Bess, Terrible "T", I'm A Fool To Want You, Expoobident, Easy Living, Fire

Notes : Six tracks taken from Vee-Jay albums Here's Lee Morgan and Expoobident.

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My Babe, Bunky Green, 1965, Vee-Jay VJLP 2509

Tracks : My Babe, Polka Dots And Moonbeams, Counter Punch, Step High, Don't Blame Me, Cecile

Musicians : Bunky Green, Donald Byrd, Jimmy Heath, Wynton Kelly, Larry Ridley, Jimmy Cobb

This album may not have been released on Vee-Jay but on the associated label Exodus.

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Last updated August 2015