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In January 1959.

In February 1959, “Blue Note” label released “Introducing the 3 Sounds”, the debut The Three Sounds studio album. It was recorded in September 1958, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Gene Harris – piano, celeste 
  • Andrew Simpkins – bass 
  • Bill Dowdy – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Gene Harris except as indicated

  1. Tenderly – Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence
  2. Willow Weep for Me – Ann Ronell
  3. Both Sides
  4. Blue Bells
  5. It’s Nice
  6. Goin’ Home – traditional
  7. Woody ‘n’ You – Dizzy Gillespie
  8. ‘O Sole Mio – Giovanni Capurro, Eduardo di Capua

In December 1970.

In December 1970, “Prestige” label released “It’s a Blue World”, the tenth Red Garland album. It was recorded in February 1958, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Red Garland – piano
  • Paul Chambers – double bass
  • Art Taylor – drums

Personnel:

  1. This Can’t Be Love – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  2. Since I Fell for You – Buddy Johnson
  3. Crazy Rhythm – Irving Caesar, Joseph Meyer, Roger Wolfe Kahn
  4. Teach Me Tonight – Gene de Paul, Sammy Cahn
  5. It’s a Blue World – Robert Wright, George Forrest

In December 1958.

In December 1958, “Vee-Jay” label released “The Swingin’es”, the eighth Bennie Green album. It was recorded in November 1958, at “Bell Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Sid McCoy.

Personnel:

  • Bennie Green – trombone
  • Gene Ammons, Frank Foster – tenor saxophone
  • Nat Adderley – cornet
  • Frank Wess – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Tommy Flanagan – piano
  • Eddie Jones – bass
  • Albert Heath – drums

Track listing:

  1. Juggin’ Around – Frank Foster
  2. Going South – Frank Foster
  3. Jim Dog – Gene Ammons
  4. Sermonette – Nat Adderley, Jon Hendricks
  5. A Little Ditty – Frank Wess

In December 1958.

In December 1958, “Riverside” label released “Branching Out”, the fourth Nat Adderley album. It was recorded in September 1958, at “Reeves Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Nat Adderley – cornet
  • Johnny Griffin – tenor saxophone
  • Gene Harris – piano
  • Andy Simpkins – bass
  • Bill Dowdy – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Nat Adderley except where noted.

  1. Sister Caroline
  2. Well, You Needn’t – Thelonious Monk
  3. Don’t Get Around Much Anymore – Duke Ellington, Bob Russell
  4. I Got Plenty O’ Nuttin’ – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward
  5. Branching Out – Harold Mabern
  6. I Never Knew I Could Love Anybody (Like I’m Loving You) – Raymond B. Egan, Roy Marsh, Thomas Pitts
  7. Warm Blue Stream – Sara Cassey, Dotty Wayne

In November 1958.

In November 1958, “Riverside” label released “This Is the Moment!”, the seventh Kenny Dorham album. It was recorded in May 1957, and August 1958, at “Reeves Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Dorham – vocals, trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Cedar Walton – piano
  • Sam Jones – bass
  • G.T. Hogan, Charlie Persip – drums
  • Jack Higgins – recording engineer

Track listing:

  1. Autumn Leaves – Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert, Johnny Mercer
  2. I Remember Clifford – Benny Golson, Jon Hendricks
  3. Since I Fell for You – Buddy Johnson
  4. I Understand – Kim Gannon, Mabel Wayne
  5. From This Moment On – Cole Porter
  6. This Is the Moment – Frederick Hollander, Leo Robin
  7. Angel Eyes – Earl Brent, Matt Dennis
  8. Where Are You? – Harold Adamson, Jimmy McHugh
  9. Golden Earrings – Ray Evans, Jay Livingston, Victor Young
  10. Make Me a Present of You – Joe Greene

On October 19, 1999.

On October 19, 1999, “Blue Note” label released “Drums Around the Corner”, album by Art Blakey, recorded in 1958, but not released until 1999. The first session was recorded in November 1958, at “Manhattan Towers” in New York City, and was recorded by Rudy Van Gelder. The second session was recorded in March 1959, at the “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was recorded by Rudy Van Gelder. The album was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Art Blakey – drums, timpani
  • Lee Morgan – trumpet
  • Bobby Timmons – piano
  • Jymie Merritt – bass
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Philly Joe Jones – drums, timpani
  • Roy Haynes – drums
  • Ray Barretto – congas

Track listing:

All tracks by Art Blakey, except where noted.

  1. Moose the Mooche – Charlie Parker
  2. Blakey’s Blues
  3. Lee’s Tune – Lee Morgan
  4. Let’s Take 16 Bars
  5. Drums in the Rain
  6. Lover – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  7. I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm – Irving Berlin
  8. What Is This Thing Called Love? – Cole Porter

In August 1958.

In August 1958, “Riverside” label released “Big 6”, the debut Blue Mitchell album. It was recorded in July 1958, in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Blue Mitchell- trumpet
  • Wynton Kelly- piano
  • Curtis Fuller- trombone
  • Johnny Griffin- tenor saxophone
  • Wilbur Ware- bass
  • Philly Joe Jones- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Blue Mitchell, except where noted.

  1. Blues March – Benny Golson
  2. Big Six – William Boone Jr.
  3. There Will Never Be Another You – Mack Gordon, Harry Warren
  4. Brother Ball
  5. Jamph – Curtis Fuller
  6. Sir John
  7. Promenade – William Boone Jr.

 

In August 1958.

In August 1958, “Verve” label released “Tormé”, the ninth Mel Tormé album. It was recorded in June 1958 and was produced by Norman Granz.

Personnel:

  • Mel Tormé- vocals
  • Marty Paich- arranger, conductor

Track listing:

  1. That Old Feeling – Lew Brown, Sammy Fain
  2. Gloomy Sunday – Sam M. Lewis, Rezso Seress
  3. Body and Soul – Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour
  4. Nobody’s Heart – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  5. I Should Care – Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston
  6. The House Is Haunted (by the Echo of Your Last Goodbye) – Basil Adlam, Billy Rose
  7. Blues in the Night – Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer
  8. I Don’t Want to Cry Anymore – Victor Schertzinger
  9. Where Can I Go Without You? – Peggy Lee, Victor Young
  10. How Did She Look? – Gladys Shelley, Abner Silver
  11. ‘Round Midnight – Bernie Hanighen, Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams
  12. I’m Gonna Laugh You Right out of My Life – Cy Coleman, Joseph McCarthy

In June 1959.

In June 1959, “Blue Note” label released “Holiday for Skins”, the fourth Art Blakey studio album. It was recorded in November 1958, at “Manhattan Towers” in New York City, and was produced by Alfred Lion. The album was released in two volumes.

Personnel:

  • Art Blakey- drums, chanting
  • Donald Byrd- trumpet
  • Ray Bryant– piano
  • Wendell Marshall- bass
  • Art Taylor– drums
  • Philly Joe Jones- drums, chanting, vocals
  • Ray Barretto, Victor Gonzales, Julio Martinez, Sabu Martinez, Chonguito Vincente – bongos, congas
  • Fred Pagani – timbales
  • Andy Delannoy – maracas
  • Austin Cromer, Hal Rasheed – chanting

 Track listing:

All tracks by Art Blakey except where noted.

Holiday for Skins Volume 1

  1. Aghano
  2. The Feast
  3. Mirage
  4. Lamento Africano

Holiday for Skins Volume 2

  1. O’Tinde
  2. Swingin’ Kilts – Ray Bryant
  3. Dinga
  4. Reflection – Ray Bryant

 

In June 1959.

In June 1959, “Blue Note” label released “Blues in Trinity”, the debut Dizzy Reece album. It was recorded in August 1958, at “Decca Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Hall.

Personnel:

  • Dizzy Reece- trumpet
  • Donald Byrd– trumpet
  • Tubby Hayes- tenor saxophone
  • Terry Shannon – piano
  • Lloyd Thompson – bass
  • Art Taylor- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Dizzy Reece except where noted.

  1. Blues in Trinity
  2. I Had the Craziest Dream – Gordon, Warren
  3. Close-Up
  4. Shepherd’s Serenade
  5. Color Blind
  6. ‘Round About Midnight – Monk