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50th Anniversaries of Hard Bop Recordings - 1953

Artist Title Recording Date Catalog Number
Bley, Paul Introducing Paul Bley 11/30 Debut DLP-7
Brown, Clifford New Star On the Horizon (Memorial Album) 8/28 Blue Note BLP 5032, 1526
Brown, Clifford The Clifford Brown Quartet 10/15 Blue Note BLP 5047
Brown, Clifford - Art Farmer With the Swedish All Stars (Clifford Brown Memorial) 9/15 Prestige PRLP 167, 7055
Brown, Clifford - Gigi Gryce Sextet, Octet, Orchestra 9/28,29, 10/8-10 Blue Note BLP 5048, 5049, 5050, 5051
Charles, Teddy Wardell Gray Memorial, Vol. 1 (Teddy Charles West Coasters) 2/20 Prestige PRLP 7008
Cohn, Al The Al Cohn Quintet (Cohn's Tones) 6/23 Progressive PLP-3004, Savoy MG 12048
Dameron, Tadd - Clifford Brown A Study In Dameronia (Clifford Brown Memorial) 6/11 Prestige PRLP 159, 7055
Davis, Miles Collector's Items 1/30 Prestige PRLP 7044
Davis, Miles Miles Davis Plays Al Cohn Compositions (Miles Davis and Horns) 2/19 Prestige PRLP 154, 7025
Davis, Miles Miles Davis, Vol. 2 4/20 Blue Note BLP 5022, 1501, 1502
Davis, Miles The Miles Davis Quartet (Blue Haze) 5/19 Prestige PRLP 161, 7054
DeFranco, Buddy The Buddy DeFranco Quartet 4/15, 20 Norgran MGN-3
Donaldson, Lou - Clifford Brown New Faces - New Sounds: Lou Donaldson - Clifford Brown 6/9 Blue Note BLP 5030, 1526
Drew, Kenny New Faces - New Sounds: Introducing the Kenny Drew Trio 4/16 Blue Note BLP 5023
Farmer, Art Work of Art (Art Farmer Septet) 7/2 Prestige PRLP 162, 7031
Gillespie, Dizzy - Stan Getz Diz and Getz 12/9 Norgran MGN-2, 18
Hope, Elmo New Faces - New Sounds: Elmo Hope Trio 6/18 Blue Note BLP 5029
Johnson, J.J. Jay Jay Johnson 6/22 Blue Note BLP 5028, 1505, 1506
Mariano, Charlie The Charlie Mariano Sextet 3/? Fantasy 3-10, 3-224
Mariano, Charlie The Charlie Mariano Sextet 12/21 Bethlehem BCP-1022, 49
McGhee, Howard Howard McGhee, Vol. 2 5/20 Blue Note BLP 5024
Modern Jazz Quartet The Modern Jazz Quartet 6/25 Prestige PRLP 160, 7057
Monk, Thelonious The Thelonious Monk Quintet 11/13 Prestige PRLP 166, 7053, 7075
Parker, Charlie The Magnificent Charlie Parker 7/30 Clef MGC-157, 646
Pettiford, Oscar The Oscar Pettiford Sextet ? Debut DLP-8
Powell, Bud Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 2 5/15 Debut DLP-3
Powell, Bud The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 2 8/14 Blue Note BLP 5041, 1504
Quintet, The Jazz At Massey Hall 5/15 Debut DLP-2, DEB-124
Roach, Max Max Roach Quartet Featuring Hank Mobley 4/10, 5/15 Debut DLP-13
Rollins, Sonny Sonny Rollins with the Modern Jazz Quartet 10/7 Prestige PRLP 7029
Silver, Horace Horace Silver Trio, Vol. 2 11/23 Blue Note BLP 5034, 1520
Various Artists Jazz Workshop - Four Trombones 9/18 Debut DLP-5, DEB-126
Wallington, George Trio, Vol. 2 (The George Wallington Trios) 5/25 Prestige PRLP 158, 7587