Val Valentin

Real Name:
Luis Pastor Valentin
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Recording Engineer born 6 Jan 1920 in Puerto Rico, died 24 Mar 1999. Worked extensively as Engineer and Director of Engineering for Verve Records and MGM Records. Recognized for his work in the Jazz genre, Valentin was also involved with the early releases of The Mothers and The Velvet Underground, among others.

Do not credit with Director role. This is a conductor's credit. Please use the technical credit Engineer [Director Of Engineering].
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Conducting & Leading

V-15036 New Sides — Val Valentin Shelley Berman Shelley Berman - New Sides(LP, Album, Mono, MGM) Verve Records V-15036 US 1963 Sell This Version
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V-8581, V6-8581 Plays My Fair Lady — Val Valentin Oscar Peterson Oscar Peterson - Plays My Fair Lady(LP, Album, RE) Verve Records, Verve Records V-8581, V6-8581 US 1964 Sell This Version
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E-4251 Sing Great Country Favorites — Val Valentin Connie Francis & Hank Williams, Jr.* Connie Francis & Hank Williams, Jr.* - Sing Great Country Favorites(LP, Album, Mono) MGM Records E-4251 US 1964 Sell This Version
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FV-9017 Gambler's Blues — Val Valentin Dave Van Ronk Dave Van Ronk - Gambler's Blues(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Verve Folkways FV-9017 US 1965 Sell This Version
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236 097 The Melodic Stan Getz — Val Valentin Stan Getz Stan Getz - The Melodic Stan Getz(LP, Comp, Fli) Polydor 236 097 Netherlands 1965 Sell This Version
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FV 9006, FV-9006 Dave Van Ronk Sings The Blues — Val Valentin Dave Van Ronk Dave Van Ronk - Dave Van Ronk Sings The Blues(LP, Album, Mono, RE, MGM) Verve Folkways, Verve Folkways FV 9006, FV-9006 US 1965 Sell This Version
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V-8630 Wings & Things — Val Valentin Johnny Hodges / Wild Bill Davis Johnny Hodges / Wild Bill Davis - Wings & Things(LP, Album, Mono) Verve Records V-8630 US 1965 Sell This Version
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FV 9003 Rural Delivery No. 1 — Val Valentin The New Lost City Ramblers The New Lost City Ramblers - Rural Delivery No. 1(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Verve Folkways FV 9003 US 1965 Sell This Version
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SVLP 9129, V6 8643 Look To The Rainbow — Val Valentin Astrud Gilberto Astrud Gilberto - Look To The Rainbow(LP, Album) Verve Records, Verve Records SVLP 9129, V6 8643 UK 1966 Sell This Version
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SE4583, SE-4583 100% — Val Valentin Bill Medley Bill Medley - 100%(LP, Album) MGM Records, MGM Records SE4583, SE-4583 US 1968 Sell This Version
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0602498840467, V6-8587 The Cat — Val Valentin Jimmy Smith Jimmy Smith - The Cat(CD, Album, RE, EDC) Verve Records, Verve Records 0602498840467, V6-8587 Europe 2005 Sell This Version
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V 8001 The Charlie Parker Story #2 — Val Valentin Charlie Parker Charlie Parker - The Charlie Parker Story #2(LP, Comp, RE) Verve Records V 8001 US Unknown Sell This Version
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V6-8617 A Joe's Blues — Val Valentin Johnny Hodges, Wild Bill Davis Johnny Hodges, Wild Bill Davis - Joe's Blues(LP, Album, RE) Verve Records V6-8617 A US Unknown Sell This Version
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557 184-2, V6-8629 The Shadow Of Your Smile — Val Valentin Astrud Gilberto Astrud Gilberto - The Shadow Of Your Smile(CD, Album, RE, RM) Verve Records, Verve Records, MGM Records 557 184-2, V6-8629 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
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236 105 Live In Concert - The Incredible Jimmy Smith — Val Valentin Jimmy Smith Jimmy Smith - Live In Concert - The Incredible Jimmy Smith(LP, Album, RE, Fli) Polydor 236 105 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
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Production

V-8456 The Kid Ory Story: Storyville Nights — Val Valentin Kid Ory Kid Ory - The Kid Ory Story: Storyville Nights (Album) Verve Records V-8456 US 1962 Sell This Version
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V6-4056 Rhythm Is My Business — Val Valentin Ella Fitzgerald With Bill Doggett Ella Fitzgerald With Bill Doggett - Rhythm Is My Business (Album) Verve Records V6-4056 Canada 1962 Sell This Version
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V6-8498 (D) Trombone Jazz Samba / Bossa Nova — Val Valentin Bob Brookmeyer Bob Brookmeyer - Trombone Jazz Samba / Bossa Nova (Album, Comp) Verve Records V6-8498 (D) Canada 1962 Sell This Version
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V-8552 Any Number Can Win — Val Valentin Jimmy Smith Jimmy Smith - Any Number Can Win(LP, Album, Mono, Gat) Verve Records V-8552 US 1963 Sell This Version
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AN99-0477, 8-198 Stan Getz With Guest Artist Laurindo Almeida Stan Getz With Guest Artist Laurindo Almeida - Stan Getz With Guest Artist Laurindo Almeida (Album) ArsNova, ArsNova AN99-0477, 8-198 Russia 1963 Sell This Version
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V6-8534, V/V6-8534, V6/8534 Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster — Val Valentin Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster - Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster (Album) Verve Records, Verve Records, Verve Records V6-8534, V/V6-8534, V6/8534 US 1963 Sell This Version
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237 283 Vienna Yesterday … Vienna Today — Val Valentin Gretl Rath Gretl Rath - Vienna Yesterday … Vienna Today (Album) MGM Records 237 283 Germany 1963 Sell This Version
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E 4263 Beyond The Reef — Val Valentin Joni James Joni James - Beyond The Reef (Album) MGM Records E 4263 US 1964 Sell This Version
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V6-8600, V/V6-8600 Getz Au Go Go — Val Valentin The New Stan Getz Quartet Featuring Astrud Gilberto The New Stan Getz Quartet Featuring Astrud Gilberto - Getz Au Go Go(LP, Album, Mis) Verve Records, Verve Records V6-8600, V/V6-8600 US 1964 Sell This Version
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E-4180 OC, E/SE 4180 OC, E4180 OC A Kurt Weill Cabaret  — Val Valentin Martha Schlamme, Will Holt Martha Schlamme, Will Holt - A Kurt Weill Cabaret (Album) MGM Records, MGM Records, MGM Records E-4180 OC, E/SE 4180 OC, E4180 OC US 1964 Sell This Version