Various ‎– The Jazz Scene

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Mercury ‎– none
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6 × Vinyl, 12", 78 RPM, Album, Limited Edition, Numbered
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A Duke Ellington Sono
Baritone Saxophone, Soloist – Harry CarneyBass – Oscar PettifordDrums – Sonny GreerGuitar – Freddy Guy*Piano – Billy StrayhornWritten-By – Ellington*
B Duke Ellington Frustration
Baritone Saxophone, Soloist – Harry CarneyBass – Oscar PettifordDrums – Sonny GreerGuitar – Freddy Guy*Piano – Billy StrayhornWritten-By – Ellington*
C Neal Hefti's Orchestra With Charlie Parker Repetition
Alto Saxophone – Murray Williams, Sonny SaladBaritone Saxophone – Manny Alban*Bass – Curly RussellBongos – Diego IborraCello – Joe BenaventiClarinet – John La Porta*Drums – Shelly ManneFrench Horn – Vincent Jacobs (2)Piano – Tony AlessSoloist, Alto Saxophone – Charlie ParkerTenor Saxophone – Flip Phillips, Pete MondelloTrombone – Bart Varcelona*, Bill HarrisTrumpet – Al Porcina*, Douglas Mettone*, Ray WetzelViola – Fred Ruzilia*, Nat NathansonViolin – Gene Orloff, Harry Katzman, Manny Fiddler*, Sam Caplan, Sid Harris, Zelly SmirnoffWritten-By – Hefti*
D Neal Hefti's Orchestra Rhumbacito
Alto Saxophone – Murray Williams, Sonny SaladBaritone Saxophone – Manny Alban*Bass – Curly RussellBongos – Diego IborraCello – Joe BenaventiClarinet – John La Porta*Drums – Shelly ManneFrench Horn – Vincent Jacobs (2)Piano – Tony AlessTenor Saxophone – Flip Phillips, Pete MondelloTrombone – Bart Varcelona*, Bill HarrisTrumpet – Al Porcina*, Ray WetzelViola – Fred Ruzilia*, Nat NathansonViolin – Gene Orloff, Harry Katzman, Manny Fiddler*, Sam Caplan, Sid Harris, Zelly SmirnoffWritten-By – Hefti*
E Lester Young-Buddy Rich Trio I Want To Be Happy
Drums – Buddy RichPiano – Aye GuyTenor Saxophone – Lester YoungWritten-By – Caesar*, Youmans*
F Coleman Hawkins Picasso
Tenor Saxophone – Coleman HawkinsWritten-By – Hawkins*
G Ralph Burns And His Orchestra Introspection
Alto Saxophone – Hal McKusickAlto Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute – Harry KleeBass – Red Callendar*Drums – Don LamondFrench Horn – Vincent DeRobertisGuitar – Arv Garrison*Piano – Dodo MarmarosaTenor Saxophone – Lucky ThompsonTenor Saxophone, Soloist – Herbie Steward*Trombone – Ollie WilsonTrombone, Soloist – Bill HarrisTrumpet – Conrad GozzoTrumpet, Soloist – Sonny BermanWritten-By – Burns*
H George Handy And His Orchestra The Bloos
Alto Saxophone – Hal McKusickAlto Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute – Harry KleeBaritone Saxophone, Bass Clarinet – Charles Gentry*Bass – Red Callendar*Bassoon – Robert Swanson (3)Cello – Arthur KaftonContrabassoon – Arthur Fleming*French Horn – Evan Vail, Vincent DeRobertisGuitar – Arv Garrison*Oboe – Julie JacobsPercussion – Don Lamond, Jackie Mills, Jimmy PrattPiano – Dodo MarmarosaTenor Saxophone – Lucky ThompsonTenor Saxophone, Soloist – Herbie Steward*Trombone – Eddie Kusby*, Ollie WilsonTrombone, Soloist – Bill HarrisTrumpet – Al Killian, Conrad Gozzo, Dale Pearce, Pete Candoli, Sonny BermanViolin – Harry Bluestone, Robert JamisonViolin, Cello – Carl Walker (4)Written-By – Handy*
I Charlie Parker The Bird
Alto Saxophone – Charlie ParkerBass – Ray BrownDrums – Shelly MannePiano – Hank JonesWritten-By – Parker*
J Willie Smith Quintet Sophisticated Lady
Alto Saxophone – Willie Smith (2)Bass – Red Callendar*Drums – Joe Jones*Guitar – Barney KesselPiano – Dodo MarmarosaWritten-By – Ellington*
K Machito And His Orchestra Tangá
Alto Saxophone – Alfred Skerritt*Alto Saxophone, Soloist – Flip Phillips, Eugene Johnson*Baritone Saxophone – Leslie JohnakinsBass – Roberto Rodriguez*Bongos – Chino Pozo, Joe Mangual*Congas – Armando Peraza, Rafael MirandaPiano – Reneé Hernandez*Tenor Saxophone – José Madera*Timbales – Ubaldo NietoTrumpet – Robert Woodlen*, Frank Davila*, Mario Bauza*Vocals, Maracas – MachitoWritten-By – Bauza*
L The Bud Powell Trio Cherokee
Bass – Ray BrownDrums – Max RoachPiano – Bud PowellWritten-By – Noble*

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• 78-rpm album-folio with a sturdy cloth cover, built like a loose leaf notebook so that the contents may be removed if desired.
• Six 12-inch "vinylite" records (not shellac... these are "unbreakable"). Each record is in an envelope protected by an envelope-flap on top.
• Limited, hand-numbered edition of 5,000.
• Hand-signed/numbered by Norman Granz on title page.

[Liner]
Of this Edition of The Jazz Scene
Five Thousand Copies have been made under the supervision of Norman Granz
• Who Signs Here
[Liner]

All written matter, artwork and photographys copyright 1949 by Norman Granz.

Recording studios used were:
- The Duke Ellington, Lester Young, Ralph Burns, George Handy, and Willie Smith sides were done at Radio Recorders, Hollywood, California.
- The Coleman Hawkins side was done at Asch Studios, New York City.
- The Machito and Bud Powell sides were done at Reeves Sound Studios, New York City.
- The Neal Hefti and Charlie Parker sides were done at Carnegie Hall Recorders, New York City.

- The Duke Ellington Sides recorded in 1949.
- The Neal Hefti Sides recorded “Repetition” December 1947, and “Rhumbacito” Autumn 1948.
- The Lester Young Side recorded March–April 1946.
- The Coleman Hawkins Side recorded 1948.
- The Ralph Burns Side recorded October 1946.
- The George Handy Side recorded November 1947.
- The Charlie Parker Side recorded 10 February, 1949.
- The Willie Smith Side recorded November 1947.
- The Machito Side recorded January, 1949.
- The Bud Powell Side recorded February, 1949.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): 2077
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): 2078
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C label): 2071
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D label): 2072
  • Matrix / Runout (Side E label): 2198
  • Matrix / Runout (Side F label): 2073
  • Matrix / Runout (Side G label): 2075
  • Matrix / Runout (Side H label): 2076
  • Matrix / Runout (Side I label): 2081
  • Matrix / Runout (Side J label): 2074
  • Matrix / Runout (Side K label): 2172
  • Matrix / Runout (Side L label): 2199
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout): 2077-1-x S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout): 2078-5x
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C runout): 2071-5
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout): 2072-6
  • Matrix / Runout (Side E runout): 2̶0̶8̶0̶-1-x 2198 S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side F runout): 2073-1- S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side G runout): 2075-5
  • Matrix / Runout (Side H runout): 2076-7
  • Matrix / Runout (Side I runout): 2081 4 X65
  • Matrix / Runout (Side J runout): 2074 • 8
  • Matrix / Runout (Side K runout): 2172 • 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side L runout): 2199 4 X65

Other Versions (5 of 8) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MG C-674 Various The Jazz Scene(LP) Clef Records MG C-674 USA & Canada Unknown Sell This Version
314 521 661-2 Various The Jazz Scene(2xCD, Comp, RE, RM) Verve Records 314 521 661-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
MG C-674 Various The Jazz Scene(2x10", Gat) Clef Records MG C-674 USA & Canada Unknown Sell This Version
MG V-8060 Various The Jazz Scene(LP, RP) Verve Records MG V-8060 USA & Canada Unknown Sell This Version
MG V-8060 Various The Jazz Scene(LP, Mono, RP) Verve Records MG V-8060 USA & Canada Unknown Sell This Version

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