Tag: 1955

Gerry Mulligan Quartet, Paris Concert, 1955 on World Pacific Records

Great find via Mel’s Record Shop in Amesbury MA. Recorded live at the Pleyel Hall┬áJune 1st, 1954, with the valve trombone of Bob Brookmeyer replacing Chet Baker’s trumpet,…

Coleman Hawkins, The “Hawk” Talks, 1955 on Decca.

Coleman Hawkins, The “Hawk” Talks, 1955 on Decca. First released on two 45 rpm 12″ EPs in 1953, then as an LP in 1955. Conducted and arranged by…

Dinah Wahington, For Those In Love, 1955 on Emarcy.

Dinah Wahington, For Those In Love, 1955 on Emarcy. Emarcy is what you get when you pronounce MRC (Mercury Record Company). Arrangements by Quincy Jones, with Wynton Kelly,…

The Gerry Mulligan Sextet, Presenting the Gerry Mulligan Sextet, 1955 on EmArcy.

The Gerry Mulligan Sextet, Presenting the Gerry Mulligan Sextet, 1955 on EmArcy. Cover has white flocking where the old glossy cover delaminated, bit the record is in great…

Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, Blue Light, 1955 on Columbia.

Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, Blue Light, 1955 on Columbia. Songs recorded in the 1930s, compiled in the 50s. In great shape for a 65+ year old LP…

Sarah Vaughan, After Hours with Sarah Vaughan, 1955 on Columbia.

Sarah Vaughan, After Hours with Sarah Vaughan, 1955 on Columbia. Mono pressing on “six-eye” Columbia labels – Some time between 1956 and 1962. Recorded between 1949 and 1952….

Nat ‘King’ Cole, Penthouse Serenade, 1955 on Capitol.

Nat ‘King’ Cole, Penthouse Serenade, 1955 on Capitol. Originally a 10″ record released om 1952, then as an LP in 1955 with more tracks. My pressing is an…

Erroll Garner, Afternoon Of An Elf, 1955 on Mercury.

Erroll Garner, Afternoon Of An Elf, 1955 on Mercury. Long-playing microgroove LP from the fifties. Garner cut these tunes with the index finger of his left hand in…

Billie Holiday, Music For Torching With Billie Holiday, 1955 on Clef, 1957 on Verve

Billie Holiday, Music For Torching With Billie Holiday, 1955 on Clef, 1957 on Verve. Originally on Clef, then released on Verve (which absorbed Clef in 1956 – both…

Art Tatum, The Genius of Art Tatum Number Eleven, 1955 on Clef.

Art Tatum, The Genius of Art Tatum, Number Eleven, 1955 on Clef. The last in an 11 LP series on Clef from 1953-54. This copy is from the…

Erroll Garner, Gone Garner Gonest, 1955 on Columbia.

Erroll Garner, Gone Garner Gonest, 1955 on Columbia. My copy is a 1958 pressing with the six-eye red Columbia deep-groove label. Great rendition of Bewitched Via Mystery Train…