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50th Anniversaries of Hard Bop Recordings - 1954

Artist Title Recording Date Catalog Number
Blakey, Art A Night at Birdland, Vols. 1-3 2/21 Blue Note BLP 5037, 5038, 5039, 1521, 1522
Blakey, Art Blakey 5/20 Emarcy MG 26030
Brown, Clifford Clifford Brown All Stars 8/11 Emarcy MG 36102
Brown, Clifford - Max Roach Brown and Roach, Inc. 8/2,3,5,6 Emarcy MG 36008
Brown, Clifford - Max Roach Clifford Brown and Max Roach 8/2,3,6 Emarcy MG 26043, 36036
Brown, Clifford - Max Roach Clifford Brown and Max Roach, Vol. 1 8/30 Gene Norman GNP-5, 18
Brown, Clifford - Max Roach Clifford Brown and Max Roach, Vol. 2 4/? Gene Norman GNP-7, 18
Clarke, Kenny Kenny Clarke, Vol. 1 (Telefunken Blues) 11/1 Savoy MG 15051, 12006
Davis, Miles Miles Davis, Vol. 3 3/6 Blue Note BLP 5040, 1502
Davis, Miles Miles Davis Quintet 4/3 Prestige PRLP 185, 7054, 7076
Davis, Miles Miles Davis Quartet 3/15 Prestige PRLP 161, 7054
Davis, Miles Miles Davis (Walkin') 4/29 Prestige PRLP 182, 7076
Davis, Miles Miles Davis with Sonny Rollins 6/29 Prestige PRLP 187, 7109
Davis, Miles Miles Davis All Stars, Vols. 1, 2 12/24 Prestige PRLP 196, 200, 7109, 7150
DeFranco, Buddy Jazz Tones 4/7 Norgran MGN-1068
DeFranco, Buddy Odalisque 4/7 Norgran MGN-1094
DeFranco, Buddy In a Mellow Mood 8/10, 9/1 Norgran MGN-1079
DeFranco, Buddy Autumn Leaves 8/9 Norgran MGN-1096
Donaldson, Lou Lou Donaldson Sextet, Vol. 2 8/22 Blue Note BLP5055, 1537
Farmer, Art The Art Farmer Septet 6/7 Prestige PRLP 7031
Farmer, Art Art Farmer 1/20 Prestige PRLP 177, 7665
Farmer, Art Art Farmer Quintet 5/19 Prestige PRLP 181, 7085
Foster, Frank New Faces - New Sounds: Here Comes Frank Foster 5/5 Blue Note BLP 5043
Geller, Herb Herb Geller Plays 8/6 Emarcy MG 26045, 36045
Gordon, Joe Introducing Joe Gordon 9/3,8 Emarcy MG 26046, 36025
Handy, George Handyland U.S.A. 8/16,17 Label X 1004
Hope, Elmo New Faces - New Sounds: Elmo Hope Quintet, Vol. 2 5/9 Blue Note BLP 5044
Jackson, Milt The Milt Jackson Quintet 6/16 Prestige PRLP 183, 7059
Johnson, J.J. The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson 9/24 Blue Note BLP 5057, 1505, 1506
Johnson, J.J. - Kai Winding Jay and Kai 12/3 Prestige PRLP 195, 7030
Jones, Thad Thad Jones 8/11 Debut DLP-12, DEB-127
Modern Jazz Quartet The Modern Jazz Quartet, Vol. 2 12/23 Prestige PRLP 170, 7057
Monk, Thelonious Thelonious Monk Quintet 5/11 Prestige PRLP 180, 7053
Monk, Thelonious Thelonious Monk Trio Plays 9/22 Prestige PRLP 189, 7075, 7027
Pettiford, Oscar Oscar Pettiford ? Bethlehem BCP-1033, 6
Powell, Bud Jazz Original 12/16 Norgran MGN 1017
Powell, Bud The Artistry of Bud Powell (Bud Powell's Moods) 6/2,8 Norgran MGN-23, 1064
Rollins, Sonny Sonny Rollins Quintet 8/18 Prestige PRLP 186, 7058
Rollins, Sonny Sonny Rollins with Thelonious Monk 10/25 Prestige PRLP 190, 7058, 7075
Silver, Horace Horace Silver Quintet 11/13 Blue Note BLP 5058, 1518
Various Artists Leonard Feather Presents: Best of the West 12/31 Blue Note BLP 5059, 5060
Various Artists (Clifford Brown et al) Best Coast Jazz 8/11 Emarcy MG 36039
Various Artists (Clifford Brown et al) Jam Session 8/14 Emarcy MG 36002
Wallington, George Showcase 5/12 Blue Note BLP 5045
Wallington, George The Workshop of George Wallington 6/10 Norgran MGN-24
Washington, Dinah - Clifford Brown Dinah Jams 8/14 Emarcy MG 36000
Watkins, Julius New Faces - New Sounds: Julius Watkins Sextet 8/8 Blue Note BLP 5053
Woods, Phil New Jazz Quintet (Pot Pie) 10/12 Prestige PRLP 204, 8291