Esquire

Esquire

Profile:
British jazz label, founded in 1947 by Carlo Krahmer and Peter Newbrook. The first to record modern jazz in England.
Leased the rights to the Charlie Parker Dial recordings and most of the Prestige catalogue in the UK.
Sublabels
Parent Label:
Contact Info:
76 Bedford Court Mansions,
Bedford Avenue,
London W.C 1
Tel: MUSeum 1810

(address defunct)
[l56611]

Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
2200 The Lost London Concert  album cover Frank Sinatra The Lost London Concert(CD, Album) Esquire 2200 Unknown Sell This Version
5-001 Fifi / Chug A Lug  album cover Eddie "Piano" Miller With The Rainbow Chorus Eddie "Piano" Miller With The Rainbow Chorus - Fifi / Chug A Lug(Shellac, 10") Esquire 5-001 UK Unknown Sell This Version
5-008 Ken Griffin (2) Under A Red Umbrella / Jumping Beans(Shellac, 10") Esquire 5-008 UK Unknown Sell This Version
5-019 Rhapsody In Blue - Part 1 / Rhapsody In Blue - Concl.  album cover Vic Lewis And His Orchestra Rhapsody In Blue - Part 1 / Rhapsody In Blue - Concl.(Shellac, 10") Esquire 5-019 UK Unknown Sell This Version
5-027 Hobnobbin' With A Hobgoblin / Ode To An Ode  album cover Sam Mineo's Hollywood Nine Hobnobbin' With A Hobgoblin / Ode To An Ode(Shellac, 10") Esquire 5-027 UK Unknown Sell This Version
5-035 Tito's Mambo / Baile Simon  album cover Orquesta Tropical Tito's Mambo / Baile Simon(Shellac, 10") Esquire 5-035 UK Unknown Sell This Version
5-045 Noche De Ronda / Luna Lunera  album cover Oscar Calle And His Cuban Boys Noche De Ronda / Luna Lunera(Shellac, 10") Esquire 5-045 UK Unknown Sell This Version
5-046 Toreros Y Toros / Sierra Granada  album cover Leal Prescador And His Orchestre Typique Toreros Y Toros / Sierra Granada(Shellac, 10") Esquire 5-046 UK Unknown Sell This Version
5-049 Jazz Me Blues / Nalen Boogie  album cover Toots Thielemans Trio Jazz Me Blues / Nalen Boogie(Shellac, 10") Esquire 5-049 UK 1950 Sell This Version
5-055 San Juan / Mayaguez  album cover Orquesta Tropical San Juan / Mayaguez(Shellac, 10") Esquire 5-055 UK Unknown Sell This Version
5-070 Ballin' The Jack / What Every Young Girl Should Know  album cover Muriel Gaines with Charles Norman Quintet Muriel Gaines with Charles Norman Quintet - Ballin' The Jack / What Every Young Girl Should Know(Shellac, 10") Esquire 5-070 UK Unknown Sell This Version
5-081 Undecided / Charmaine  album cover Delta Rhythm Boys* With The Metronome All Stars* Delta Rhythm Boys* With The Metronome All Stars* - Undecided / Charmaine(Shellac, 10") Esquire 5-081 UK Unknown Sell This Version
5-091 England Regains The Ashes / Nobody Wants To Grow Old  album cover Lord Beginner England Regains The Ashes / Nobody Wants To Grow Old(Shellac, 10") Esquire 5-091 UK Unknown Sell This Version
5-096 I'll Remember April / The Touch Of Your Lips  album cover Norman Grant And His Orchestra For Dancers I'll Remember April / The Touch Of Your Lips(Shellac, 10") Esquire 5-096 UK Unknown Sell This Version
5-097 Anything Can Happen / Caminando-Caminando  album cover Norman Grant And His Orchestra For Dancers Anything Can Happen / Caminando-Caminando(Shellac, 10") Esquire 5-097 UK Unknown Sell This Version
5-100 A Fine Romance / Illusion  album cover Norman Grant And His Orchestra For Dancers A Fine Romance / Illusion(Shellac, 10") Esquire 5-100 UK Unknown Sell This Version
5-109 Nuits D' Acapulco / Manouna  album cover Norman Grant And His Orchestra For Dancers Nuits D' Acapulco / Manouna(Shellac, 10") Esquire 5-109 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-001 Original Dixieland One-Step / Bluin' The Blues  album cover Carlo Krahmer's Chicagoans Original Dixieland One-Step / Bluin' The Blues(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-001 UK 1948 Sell This Version
10-002 Boppin' At Esquire / Idabop  album cover The Esquire Five* Boppin' At Esquire / Idabop(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-002 UK 1948 Sell This Version
10-003 You Can't Take It With You / My Old Man  album cover Bill Bramwell You Can't Take It With You / My Old Man(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-003 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-004 Mop Mop / Lady Bird  album cover The Victor Feldman Quartet Mop Mop / Lady Bird(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-004 UK 1948 Sell This Version
10-005 When The Saints Go Marching In / Fidgety Feet  album cover Carlo Krahmer's Chicagoans When The Saints Go Marching In / Fidgety Feet(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-005 UK 1948 Sell This Version
10-006 Galaxy (Theme) / I Can't Get Started  album cover The All Star Sextet Galaxy (Theme) / I Can't Get Started(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-006 UK 1948 Sell This Version
10-008 Yama Yama Blues / Big Chief Battle Axe  album cover Graeme Bell And His Australian Jazz Band Yama Yama Blues / Big Chief Battle Axe 10-008 UK 1948 Sell This Version
10-009 Buzzy  album cover Jazz At The Town Hall Ensemble* Buzzy(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-009 UK 1948 Sell This Version
10-010 First Gear / Confirmation  album cover The All Star Sextet First Gear / Confirmation(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-010 UK 1948 Sell This Version
10-011 Come Back Sweet Papa / I'll Walk Through The Streets Of The City  album cover Graeme Bell And His Australian Jazz Band Come Back Sweet Papa / I'll Walk Through The Streets Of The City(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-011 UK 1948 Sell This Version
10-012 Etoile / Big Will  album cover Howard McGhee's Be-Boppers* Etoile / Big Will(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-012 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-013 Denise / Punkins  album cover Howard McGhee's Be-Boppers* Denise / Punkins(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-013 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-015 Topsy / Blues Primitive  album cover Django Reinhardt And The Quintette Of The Hot Club Of France* Django Reinhardt And The Quintette Of The Hot Club Of France* - Topsy / Blues Primitive(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-015 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-017 Bird's Nest / Cool Blues  album cover Charlie Parker Quartet* Bird's Nest / Cool Blues(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-017 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-018 Savoy Blues / Weary Blues  album cover Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band* Savoy Blues / Weary Blues(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-018 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-019 The Chase  album cover Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray - The Chase(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-019 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-020 Nicole / Donna Lee  album cover Howard McGhee's Be-Boppers* Nicole / Donna Lee(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-020 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-021 For You A Bone / Eindayz  album cover Vic Lewis And His Orchestra For You A Bone / Eindayz(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-021 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-022 At The Jazz Band Ball / Pennies From Heaven  album cover Vic Lewis And His Jazzmen At The Jazz Band Ball / Pennies From Heaven(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-022 UK 1949 Sell This Version
10-023 Weary Way Blues / Panama  album cover Claude Luter's Crescent City Jazz Band* Weary Way Blues / Panama(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-023 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-024 Gate Mouth / Sweet Lovin' Man  album cover Claude Luter's Crescent City Jazz Band* Gate Mouth / Sweet Lovin' Man(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-024 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-025 South African Blues / Snake Rag  album cover Claude Luter's Crescent City Jazz Band* South African Blues / Snake Rag(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-025 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-026 Play Piano Play / Frankie And Johnny  album cover Erroll Garner Play Piano Play / Frankie And Johnny 10-026 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-027 Ornithology / A Night In Tunisia  album cover Charlie Parker Septet* / Miles Davis All Stars Charlie Parker Septet* / Miles Davis All Stars - Ornithology / A Night In Tunisia(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-027 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-028 'Round About Midnight / Thermodynamics  album cover Dizzy Gillespie Sextet / Howard McGhee And His Rhythm Dizzy Gillespie Sextet / Howard McGhee And His Rhythm - 'Round About Midnight / Thermodynamics(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-028 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-029 Nocturne / Woodchopper's Holiday  album cover Sonny Berman Big Eight* / Bill Harris Big Eight Sonny Berman Big Eight* / Bill Harris Big Eight - Nocturne / Woodchopper's Holiday(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-029 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-030 Tishomingo Blues / Sensation  album cover Wild Bill's Stompers Tishomingo Blues / Sensation(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-030 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-031 Cheers / Carvin' The Bird  album cover The Charlie Parker All-Stars Cheers / Carvin' The Bird(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-031 UK 1949 Sell This Version
10-032 You'se A Viper / That's My Desire  album cover Jazz At The Town Hall Ensemble* You'se A Viper / That's My Desire(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-032 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-033 My Baby Likes To Be-Bop / Disc Jockey Jump  album cover Alan Dean (2) With The All Star Sextet Alan Dean (2) With The All Star Sextet - My Baby Likes To Be-Bop / Disc Jockey Jump(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-033 UK 1948 Sell This Version
10-034 Honysuckle Rose / High Society  album cover Sydney Bechet And His Band* Honysuckle Rose / High Society(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-034 UK 1949 Sell This Version
10-035 On The Sunny Side Of The Street / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me  album cover Sidney Bechet And His Band* On The Sunny Side Of The Street / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-035 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-036 Wee Dot / Coquette  album cover Ronnie Scott Boptet* Wee Dot / Coquette(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-036 UK 1949 Sell This Version
10-037 Bremavin / Lover Man  album cover Johnnie Dankworth Quartet* Bremavin / Lover Man(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-037 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-038 Scrapple From The Apple Part 1 / Scrapple From The Apple Part 2  album cover Ronnie Scott Boptet* Scrapple From The Apple Part 1 / Scrapple From The Apple Part 2(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-038 UK 1949 Sell This Version
10-039 Big Butter and Egg Man / Hotter Than That  album cover Wild Bill's Stompers Big Butter and Egg Man / Hotter Than That(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-039 1947 Sell This Version
10-040 Confirmation / Diggin' For Diz  album cover Dizzy Gillespie Sextet Confirmation / Diggin' For Diz(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-040 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-041 I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby / Blues For Duke  album cover Ray Nance And The Ellingtonians Ray Nance And The Ellingtonians - I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby / Blues For Duke(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-041 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-042 Moon Mist / Sometimes I'm Happy  album cover Ray Nance And The Ellingtonians Ray Nance And The Ellingtonians - Moon Mist / Sometimes I'm Happy(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-042 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-043 How High The Moon / Stomping At The Savoy  album cover Glenn Miller's Uptown Hall Gang How High The Moon / Stomping At The Savoy(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-043 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-044 How High The Moon / Laura  album cover Don Byas Swing Stars / Don Byas Don Byas Swing Stars / Don Byas - How High The Moon / Laura(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-044 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-045 How High The Moon  album cover Howard McGhee's Be-Boppers* How High The Moon(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-045 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-046 How High The Moon / Esquire Blues  album cover Keith Bird And The Esquire Six How High The Moon / Esquire Blues(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-046 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-047 Snag It / Down Among The Sheltering Palms  album cover Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band* Snag It / Down Among The Sheltering Palms(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-047 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-048 Entertainers Rag / Cataract Rag  album cover Tony Parenti's Ragpickers Entertainers Rag / Cataract Rag(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-048 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-049 Daintyness Rag / Ain't Cha Got Music  album cover James P. Johnson* Daintyness Rag / Ain't Cha Got Music(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-049 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-050 Fallonology / Jack Fiddles While Norman Burns  album cover The All Star Sextet Fallonology / Jack Fiddles While Norman Burns(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-050 UK 1948 Sell This Version
10-051 There'll Be Some Changes Made / Zutty's Hootie Blues  album cover Pee Wee Russell's Rhythmakers* There'll Be Some Changes Made / Zutty's Hootie Blues(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-051 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-052 Maximum / Ham And Haig  album cover Max Roach Quintet / Max Roach Quartet Max Roach Quintet / Max Roach Quartet - Maximum / Ham And Haig(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-052 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-053 Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone / Someday Sweetheart  album cover Glenn Miller's Uptown Hall Gang Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone / Someday Sweetheart(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-053 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-054 The Entertainer / Fidgety Feet  album cover Mutt Carey's New Yorkers The Entertainer / Fidgety Feet(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-054 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-055 Chicago / Tea For Two  album cover Earl Hines Quartet* Chicago / Tea For Two(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-055 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-056 Tom's Tea Party /  Revol  album cover Keith Bird And The Esquire Six Tom's Tea Party / Revol(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-056 UK 1949 Sell This Version
10-058 Bechet's Creole Blues / Anita's Birthday  album cover Sidney Bechet With Claude Luter's Crescent City Jazz Band Sidney Bechet With Claude Luter's Crescent City Jazz Band - Bechet's Creole Blues / Anita's Birthday(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-058 UK 1949 Sell This Version
10-060 Blues In Paris / Panther Dance  album cover Sidney Bechet's Blue Four / Sidney Bechet With Claude Luter's Crescent City Band Sidney Bechet's Blue Four / Sidney Bechet With Claude Luter's Crescent City Band - Blues In Paris / Panther Dance(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-060 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-061 Turquoise / The Way You Look Tonight  album cover Erroll Garner and his Rhythm Turquoise / The Way You Look Tonight(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-061 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-062 Crown Pilots / Begin The Beguine  album cover Chubby Jackson And His Fifth Dimensional Jazz Group Crown Pilots / Begin The Beguine(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-062 UK 1950 Sell This Version
10-063 Blow Illinois Blow / Illinois Blows The Blues  album cover Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra Blow Illinois Blow / Illinois Blows The Blues(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-063 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-064 Cake Walking Babies / Indiana  album cover Mutt Carey's New Yorkers Cake Walking Babies / Indiana(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-064 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-065 Quaternity / Gone With The Wind  album cover The Victor Feldman Quartet Quaternity / Gone With The Wind(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-065 UK 1948 Sell This Version
10-066 I Never Knew Just What A Gal Could Do / Apex Blues  album cover The Tony Short Trio* I Never Knew Just What A Gal Could Do / Apex Blues(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-066 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-067 D.B. Blues / Lester Blows Again  album cover Lester Young And His Band D.B. Blues / Lester Blows Again(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-067 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-068 Klook's Blues / American Rhythm  album cover Sidney Bechet And His Band* Klook's Blues / American Rhythm(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-068 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-070 Sugar / After You've Gone  album cover Ray McKinley Trio* Sugar / After You've Gone(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-070 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-071 Bongo Bop / Embraceable You  album cover Charlie Parker Quintet* Bongo Bop / Embraceable You(Shellac, 10", RE) Esquire 10-071 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-072 Fine And Dandy / Boogie Woogie On The St. Louis Blues  album cover Earl Hines Trio* / Earl Hines Earl Hines Trio* / Earl Hines - Fine And Dandy / Boogie Woogie On The St. Louis Blues(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-072 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-073 The Most! / Chasin' The Bass  album cover Serge Chaloff And The Herdsmen* The Most! / Chasin' The Bass(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-073 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-074 Chickasaw / Bopscotch  album cover Serge Chaloff And The Herdsmen* Chickasaw / Bopscotch(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-074 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-076 September Song / Who  album cover Sidney Bechet's Circle Seven* September Song / Who(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-076 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-077 Out Of Nowhere / My Man  album cover Sidney Bechet Quartet Out Of Nowhere / My Man(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-077 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-078 Moose The Mooche / Yardbird Suite  album cover Charlie Parker Septet* Moose The Mooche / Yardbird Suite(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-078 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-079 Relaxing At Camarillo / Crazeology   album cover Charlie Parker's New Stars / Charlie Parker Sextet* Charlie Parker's New Stars / Charlie Parker Sextet* - Relaxing At Camarillo / Crazeology (Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-079 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-082 Prince Albert  album cover Max Roach Quintet Prince Albert(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-082 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-083 Tomorrow  album cover Max Roach Quintet Tomorrow(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-083 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-084 Baby Sis  album cover Max Roach Quintet Baby Sis(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-084 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-085 Orphan Annie's Blues / Happy Go Lucky Blues  album cover Sidney Bechet And His Band* Orphan Annie's Blues / Happy Go Lucky Blues(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-085 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-087 If Dreams Come True / Blue Skies  album cover Glenn Miller's Uptown Hall Gang If Dreams Come True / Blue Skies(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-087 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-088 Still Leaping / Here's Prez!  album cover Lester Young And His Band Still Leaping / Here's Prez!(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-088 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-089 Flying Home  album cover Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra Flying Home(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-089 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-090 Night Life In Pompeii / Air France Stomp  album cover Earl Hines Quintet Night Life In Pompeii / Air France Stomp(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-090 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-091 Boomsie / Dee Dee's Dance  album cover Chubby Jackson And His Fifth Dimensional Jazz Group Boomsie / Dee Dee's Dance(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-091 UK 1948 Sell This Version
10-092 Moonlight In Vermont / Summertime  album cover The Victor Feldman Quartet / Vic Lewis And His Orchestra The Victor Feldman Quartet / Vic Lewis And His Orchestra - Moonlight In Vermont / Summertime(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-092 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-093 Seven Not Out / Cherokee  album cover The Johnny Dankworth Seven Seven Not Out / Cherokee(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-093 UK Unknown Sell This Version

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May 13, 2017
EP 208 is Tyree's Tune by The Tyree Glenn Sextet. I hope you can see by the speed I am adding this stuff why I don't stop for an hour or so each time to formally add them to the database.
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May 13, 2017
EP 131 is by JAY and KAI. It has no distinct title but the tracks are Riviera, Dinner For One, Hip Bones and Windbag.