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on December 2, 1957.

On December 2, 1957, “World Pacific” label released “The King and I”, (A Jazz Interpretation by the Mastersounds), the second Mastersounds album. It was recorded in September 1957 and was produced by Richard Bock.

Personnel:

  • Buddy Montgomery- vibraphone
  • Richie Crabtree – piano
  • Monk Montgomery- electric bass
  • Benny Barth- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.

  1. Medley: I Have Dreamed/The Puzzlement/Something Wonderful
  2. Dance of the Siamese Children
  3. Getting to Know You
  4. My Lord and Master
  5. Medley: Hello, Young Lovers/Whistle a Happy Tune
  6. We Kiss in the Shadows
  7. Shall We Dance
  8. Epilogue

 

On December 2, 1956.

On December 2, 1956, “Pacific Jazz” label released “Playboys”, album by Chet Baker and Art Pepper. It was recorded in October 1956, at “Radio Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Richard Bock.

Personnel:

  • Chet Baker— trumpet
  • Art Pepper— alto saxophone
  • Phil Urso— tenor saxophone
  • Carl Perkins— piano
  • Curtis Counce— bass
  • Larance Marable— drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jimmy Heath except where noted.

  1. For Minors Only
  2. Minor-Yours – Art Pepper
  3. Resonant Emotions
  4. Tynan Tyme – Art Pepper
  5. Picture of Heath
  6. For Miles and Miles
  7. T.A.

On November 21, 1965.

On November 21, 1965, “Pacific Jazz Records” label released “Manteca!”, the seventh Clare Fischer album. It was recorded in 1965, and was produced by Richard Bock.

Personnel:

  • Clare Fischer– piano, organ
  • Conte Candoli, Bobby Bryant, Don Smith, D. Brisbois- trumpet
  • Gil Falco and Bob Edmondson – trombone
  • Ernie Tack – bass trombone
  • Ralph Peña- bass
  • Nicholas “Cuco” Martinez – timbales
  • Adolfo “Chino” Valdes, Carlos Vidal- conga
  • Rudy Calzado – cencero and güiro
  • Richard West – bass
  • Adolfo “Chino” Valdes, Carlos Vidal – conga

Track listing:

  1. Manteca – G. Fuller-J. Gillespie
  2. El Toro – Mongo Santamaria
  3. Morning – Clare Fischer
  4. Afro Blue – Mongo Santamaria
  5. Favela (O Morro) – Antonio Carlos Jobim
  6. Marguerite (Suegra) – Clare Fischer
  7. Dulzura – Clare Fischer
  8. Sway – Pablo Beltran Ruiz
  9. Negrita – Rudy Calzado

 

 

In April 1954.

In April 1954, “Pacific Jazz” label released “Chet Baker Sings”, the ninth Chet Baker album and his debut vocal album. It was recorded on February 15, 1954, and was produced by Richard Bock.

Personnel:

  • Chet Baker- vocals, trumpet
  • Russ Freeman- piano, celesta
  • Carson Smith- double bass
  • Joe Mondragon- double bass
  • Bob Neel – drums
  • Jimmy Bond – double bass
  • Larance Marable- drums
  • Peter Littman – drums
  • Gerald Heard – liner notes
  • William Claxton– photography

Track listing:

  1. But Not for Me – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  2. Time After Time – Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn
  3. My Funny Valentine – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  4. I Fall in Love Too Easily – Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn
  5. There Will Never Be Another You – Harry Warren, Mack Gordon
  6. I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes) – Hoagy Carmichael
  7. The Thrill is Gone – Lew Brown, Ray Henderson
  8. Look for the Silver Lining – Jerome Kern, Buddy DeSylva