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50th Anniversaries of Hard Bop Recordings - 1955

Artist Title Recording Date Catalog Number
Adderley, Julian Cannonball Presenting Cannonball Adderley 7/14 Savoy MG 12018
Adderley, Julian Cannonball Julian Cannonball Adderley 7/21,29, 8/5 Emarcy MG 36043
Adderley, Nat Introducing Nat Adderley 9/6 Wing MGW 60000
Adderley, Nat That's Nat 7/26 Savoy MG 12021
Ammons, Gene Gene Ammons All Stars 6/16 Prestige PRLP 211, 7050
Bert, Eddie Musician of the Year 5/31 Savoy MG 12015
Bert, Eddie Encore, Montage 6/22, 9/1 Savoy MG 12019, 12029
Blakey, Art At Cafe Bohemia Vol. 1, 2 11/23 Blue Note BLP 1507, 1508
Brown, Clifford - Max Roach A Study In Brown 2/23,24 Emarcy MG 36037
Byrd, Donald Byrd's Eye View 12/2 Transition TRLP 4
Byrd, Donald Byrd Jazz 8/23 Transition TRLP 5
Byrd, Donald Byrd's Word 9/29 Savoy MG 12032
Candoli, Conte Powerhouse Trumpet 7/26 Bethlehem BCP-30
Chaloff, Serge Boston Blow-Up 4/4 Capitol T6510
Charles, Teddy Teddy Charles New Directions Quartet 1/6 New Jazz NJLP 1106
Clarke, Kenny Bohemia After Dark 6/26 Savoy MG 12017
Cleveland, Jimmy Introducing Jimmy Cleveland 8/4,12, 11/19 Emarcy MG 36066
Davis, Miles The Musings of Miles 6/7 Prestige PRLP 7007
Davis, Miles Blue Moods 7/9 Debut DEB-120
Davis, Miles Miles Davis and Milt Jackson 8/5 Prestige PRLP 7034
Davis, Miles Collector's Items 3/16 Prestige PRLP 7044
Davis, Miles The New Miles Davis Quintet 11/16 Prestige PRLP 7014
DeFranco, Buddy Cooking the Blues 8/26 Verve MGV-8221
DeFranco, Buddy Sweet and Lovely 8/12,26 Verve MGV-8224
Donaldson, Lou Wailing With Lou 1/27 Blue Note BLP 1545
Dorham, Kenny Afro-Cuban 1/30, 3/29 Blue Note BLP 5065, 1535
Drew, Kenny Talkin' and Walkin' 12/? Jazz West JWLP 4
Eardley, Jon Hey There, Jon Eardley! 3/14 Prestige PRLP 207
Farmer, Art Art Farmer Quintet (When Farmer Met Gryce) 5/26 Prestige PRLP 209, 7085
Farmer, Art Quintet Featuring Gigi Gryce 10/21 Prestige PRLP 7017
Geller, Herb The Gellers 4/20,21,26 Emarcy MG 36024
Geller, Herb The Herb Geller Sextet 8/19,22 Emarcy MG 36040
Gibbs, Terry Terry Gibbs 9/14 Emarcy MG 36047
Gordon, Dexter Dexter Blows Hot and Cool 11/11 Dooto DTL 207
Gordon, Dexter Daddy Plays the Horn 9/18 Bethlehem BCP-36
Green, Bennie Bennie Green Blows His Horn 6/10, 9/22 Prestige PRLP 210, 7052
Gryce, Gigi Nica's Tempo 10/15,22,30 Signal S 1201, Savoy MG 12137
Hawes, Hampton Vol. 2: The Trio 12/3 Contemporary C 3515
Hawes, Hampton Vol. 1: The Trio 6/28 Contemporary C 3505
Hope, Elmo Hope Meets Foster 10/4 Prestige PRLP 7021
Hope, Elmo Meditations 7/28 Prestige PRLP 7010
Jackson, Milt Milt Jackson Quartet 5/20 Prestige PRLP 7003
Johnson, J.J. The Eminent J.J. Johnson, Vol. 2 6/6 Blue Note BLP 1506
Johnson, J.J. - Kai Winding Trombone for Two 6/23,24 Columbia CL 742
Jones, Hank The Jazz Trio of Hank Jones 8/4 Savoy MG 12023
Jones, Hank Hank Jones Quartet-Quintet 11/1 Savoy MG 12037
Jones, Hank Bluebird - The Trio with Guests 8/4, 11/3 Savoy MG 12053
Jones, Thad Jazz Collaborations 3/10 Debut DLP-17, DEB-127
Jordan, Duke Duke Jordan 10/10, 11/20 Signal S 1202, Savoy MG 12149
Jordan, Duke Jazz Laboratory Series 2/8, 3/7 Signal S 101/2, Savoy MG 12145, 12146
Levey, Stan This Time the Drums On Me 9/27,28 Bethlehem BCP-37
Mariano, Charlie The Charlie Mariano Quartet 6/? Bethlehem BCP-25
McGhee, Howard The Return of Howard McGhee 10/22 Bethlehem BCP-42
McLean, Jackie The Jackie McLean Quintet 10/21 Adlib ADL-6601
Mitchell, Red The Red Mitchell Quintet 9/27 Bethlehem BCP-38
Mobley, Hank The Hank Mobley Quartet 3/27 Blue Note BLP 5066
Modern Jazz Quartet Concorde 7/2 Prestige PRLP 7005
Monk, Thelonious Plays Duke Ellington 7/21,27 Riverside RLP 12-201
Moody, James In Hi-Fi (James Moody's Moods) 1/28 PRLP 198, 7056
Moody, James Wail Moody Wail 12/12 Prestige PRLP 7036
Moody, James Hi Fi Party 8/23,24 Prestige PRLP 7011
Morgan, Frank Frank Morgan 3/31 Gene Norman GNP-12
Nichols, Herbie The Prophetic Herbie Nichols, Vol. 1 5/6 Blue Note BLP 5068
Nichols, Herbie The Prophetic Herbie Nichols, Vol. 2 5/13 Blue Note BLP 5069
Nichols, Herbie The Herbie Nichols Trio 8/1,7 Blue Note BLP 1519
Perkins, Carl Introducing Carl Perkins ? Dooto DL-211
Pettiford, Oscar Oscar Pettiford 8/12 Bethlehem BCP-33
Powell, Bud Jazz Original 1/11 Norgran MGN-1017
Powell, Bud Bud Powell's Moods 1/12 Norgran MGN-1064
Powell, Bud The Lonely One 1/13 Verve MGV-8301
Powell, Bud Piano Intepretations By Bud Powell 4/25,27 Norgran MGN-1077
Redd, Freddie Introducing the Freddie Redd Trio 2/28 Prestige PRLP 197, 7067
Rodney, Red Modern Music from Chicago 6/8,27 Fantasy 3-208
Rollins, Sonny Worktime 12/2 Prestige PRLP 7020
Silver, Horace The Horace Silver Quintet, Vol. 2 2/6 Blue Note BLP 5062, 1518
Stitt, Sonny Sonny Stitt 12/15,16 Roost RLP 2208
Stitt, Sonny Plays Arrangements from the Pen of Quincy Jones 9/30, 10/9 Roost RLP 2204
Terry, Clark Clark Terry 1/3,4 Emarcy MG 36007
Wallington, George Live At the Café Bohemia 9/9 Progressive PLP-1001
Watkins, Julius Julius Watkins Sextet, Vol. 2 3/20 Blue Note BLP 5064
Weston, Randy Trio and Solo 1/25 Riverside RLP 12-227
Wilkins, Ernie Top Brass 11/8 Savoy MG 12044
Wilkins, Ernie - Kenny Clarke Kenny Clarke & Ernie Wilkins 3/30 Savoy MG 12007
Williamson, Stu Stu Williamson Plays 1/18 Bethlehem BCP-1024, 31
Woods, Phil New Jazz Quintet (Pot Pie) 2/4 Prestige PRLP 191, 8291
Woods, Phil Woodlore 11/25 Prestige PRLP 7018