Lennie Niehaus ‎– Vol.1 The Quintets

Contemporary Records ‎– C3518, Contemporary Records ‎– C 3518
Vinyl, LP, Album, Mono

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A1 I Remember You
Composed By – Johnny Mercer, Victor Schertzinger
A2 Poinciana
Composed By – Buddy Bernier, Manuel Lliso, Nat Simon
A3 Whose Blues
Composed By – Lennie Niehaus
A4 Prime Rib
Composed By – Lennie Niehaus
A5 I Should Care
Composed By – Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston (2), Sammy Cahn
A6 Inside Out
Composed By – Lennie Niehaus
B1 I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
Composed By – Clarence Gaskill, Jimmy McHugh
B2 You Stepped Out Of A Dream
Composed By – Gus Kahn, Nacio Herb Brown
B3 I'll Take Romance
Composed By – Ben Oakland, Oscar Hammerstein II
B4 Happy Times
Composed By – Lennie Niehaus
B5 Day By Day
Composed By – Frank Skinner (2), Paul G. Smith
B6 Bottoms Up
Composed By – Lennie Niehaus

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First catalog number on front cover, second on rear cover

Recorded in Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1954 (A4,A6,B3,B6) July 9, 1954 (A1,A3,B2,B5) and January 1956 (A2, A5, B1, B4)

Originally released in 10" LP format as C2513 with the 8 tracks from the 1954 sessions. For the 1956 reissue in 12" form, a new Quintet session was recorded for additional program material.

"Technical Data: 30-15,000 cycles. The first two sessions were recorded with a single AKG C-12 condenser microphone, the AKG's first use on a jazz date. A multiple microphone technique with three AKG C-12's was used for the third session. Ampex tape recorders. Mastering on Scully Lathe, Western Electric feedback cutting head, heated stylus, inner diameter quality equalizations, Vinylite "Gruve/Gard" pressings."

Note that Contemporary Records began recording their sessions in stereo in July of 1956, before stereo LP's were pressed.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped): LKL.12.89.D6 H
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped): LKL.12.90.D3 H

Other Versions (5 of 9) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
C-2513, C2513, C 2513 Lennie Niehaus Vol.1 The Quintet(10", Album, Mono) Contemporary Records, Contemporary Records, Contemporary Records C-2513, C2513, C 2513 US 1954 Sell This Version
VICJ-23112 Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1, The Quintets(CD, Album, Mono, RE, RM) Contemporary Records VICJ-23112 Japan 1993 Sell This Version
LAC 12167 Lennie Niehaus Vol. 1 'The Quintets'(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Vogue, Contemporary Records LAC 12167 UK 1959 Sell This Version
LDC 120 Lennie Niehaus Vol.1 The Quintet(10", Album) Vogue Records LDC 120 UK 1954 Sell This Version
K 20P6610, K20P-6610, K20P-6610(M) Lennie Niehaus Vol.1 The Quintets(LP, Album, Mono, RE, wit) Contemporary Records, Contemporary Records, Contemporary Records K 20P6610, K20P-6610, K20P-6610(M) Japan 1981 Sell This Version