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.
Sublabel
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
303 Great Scott!  Ronnie Scott Studio Recordings Volume 1  album cover Ronnie Scott Great Scott! Ronnie Scott Studio Recordings Volume 1(LP) Esquire 303 UK 1977 Sell This Version
310 Delving Back With Humph  album cover Humphrey Lyttelton Delving Back With Humph(LP) Esquire 310 UK 1985 Sell This Version
320 Tenor Contrasts Volume 2  album cover Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, James Moody Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, James Moody - Tenor Contrasts Volume 2(LP, Album) Esquire 320 UK 1986 Sell This Version
326 Jump For Me  album cover Joe Harriott, Tony Kinsey Joe Harriott, Tony Kinsey - Jump For Me(LP) Esquire 326 UK 1987 Sell This Version
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(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
5-035 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
5-055 San Juan / Mayaguez  album cover Orquesta Tropical San Juan / Mayaguez(Shellac, 10") Esquire 5-055 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", Mono) Esquire 5-091 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
10-004 Mop Mop / Lady Bird  album cover The Victor Feldman Quartet Mop Mop / Lady Bird(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-004 UK 1948 Sell This Version
10-008 Big Chief Battle Axe  album cover Graeme Bell And His Australian Jazz Band Big Chief Battle Axe(Shellac, 10", Mono) Esquire 10-008 UK Unknown 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
10-013 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 Weary Blues / Savoy Blues  album cover Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band* Weary Blues / Savoy 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 1947 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 Unknown 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
10-026 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
10-032 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 The All Star Sextet, Alan Dean (2) The All Star Sextet, Alan Dean (2) - My Baby Likes To Be-Bop / Disc Jockey Jump(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-033 UK 1948 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 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, The Ellingtonians Ray Nance, 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, The Ellingtonians Ray Nance, 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 Part 1 / How High The Moon Part 2  album cover Howard McGhee's Be-Boppers* How High The Moon Part 1 / How High The Moon Part 2(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
10-050 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
10-052 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
10-055 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
10-061 Erroll Garner And His Rhythm* Turquoise / The Way You Look Tonight(10") Esquire 10-061 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 1948 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
10-065 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
10-070 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
10-072 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, The Charlie Parker Sextet Charlie Parker's New Stars, The 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 Part 1. / Tomorrow Part 2.  album cover Max Roach Quintet Tomorrow Part 1. / Tomorrow Part 2.(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-083 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-084 Baby Sis Part 1 & 2  album cover Max Roach Quintet Baby Sis Part 1 & 2 10-084 UK 1949 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
10-090 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
10-098 Lover Come Back To Me / It's Only A Paper Moon  album cover Lester Young And His Band Lover Come Back To Me / It's Only A Paper Moon(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-098 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-101 The Original Zenith Brass Band Salutation March / If I Ever Cease To Love(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-101 UK 1946 Sell This Version
10-102 The Original Zenith Brass Band Bugle Boy March / 'Taint Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-102 UK 1946 Sell This Version
10-103 Perhaps / Get Happy  album cover The Johnny Dankworth Seven Perhaps / Get Happy(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-103 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-104 Don't Worry About Me / Love For Sale  album cover Erroll Garner Don't Worry About Me / Love For Sale(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-104 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-105 Out Of Nowhere / These Foolish Things  album cover James Moody And His Cool Cats* Out Of Nowhere / These Foolish Things(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-105 UK 1949 Sell This Version
10-106 Honeysuckle Rose / Sugar  album cover Earl Hines' Trio* / Earl Hines Earl Hines' Trio* / Earl Hines - Honeysuckle Rose / Sugar(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-106 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-107 Yellow Duck / Boot It Zoot  album cover Zoot Sims & His Five Brothers Yellow Duck / Boot It Zoot(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-107 UK 1950 Sell This Version
10-108 Quasimodo / Dewey Square  album cover Charlie Parker Sextet*, Charlie Parker Quintet* Charlie Parker Sextet*, Charlie Parker Quintet* - Quasimodo / Dewey Square(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-108 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-109 Bird Of Paradise / Dexterity  album cover The Charlie Parker Quintet Bird Of Paradise / Dexterity(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-109 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-111 Gettysburg March / Lowdown Blues  album cover Kid Rena's Delta Jazz Band Gettysburg March / Lowdown Blues(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-111 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-112 Kid Rena's Delta Jazz Band Panama / High Society(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-112 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-113 Turmoil / Jumpin' For Jane  album cover Stan Kenton's Poll Cats Turmoil / Jumpin' For Jane(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-113 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-114 Dinah / Once In A While  album cover Reinhold Svensson Quintet Dinah / Once In A While(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-114 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-115 Brand's Essence / Marshall's Plan  album cover The Melody Makers All Stars Brand's Essence / Marshall's Plan(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-115 UK 1951 Sell This Version
10-116 I'm In The Mood For Bop / I'm In The Mood For Love  album cover James Moody And His Cool Cats* I'm In The Mood For Bop / I'm In The Mood For Love(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-116 UK 1949 Sell This Version
10-117 Night And Day / I Surrender Dear  album cover Arne Domnerus' Favourite Five* Night And Day / I Surrender Dear(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-117 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-118 Sweet Sue / Exactly Like You  album cover The Swedish All Star Six* Sweet Sue / Exactly Like You(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-118 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-119 Jazz Me Blues / 12th Street Rag  album cover Gosta Torner And His Band* Jazz Me Blues / 12th Street Rag(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-119 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-120 How Deep Is The Ocean / I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm  album cover Reinhold Svenson Trio* How Deep Is The Ocean / I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-120 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-122 You Go To My Head / I Mean You  album cover Coleman Hawkins Quintet, Coleman Hawkins Septet Coleman Hawkins Quintet, Coleman Hawkins Septet - You Go To My Head / I Mean You(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-122 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-123 Lester Young And His Band I'm Confessin' / Jumping With Symphony Sid(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-123 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-124 Solitaire / Lemon Drop  album cover Vic Lewis And His Orchestra Solitaire / Lemon Drop(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-124 UK Unknown Sell This Version
10-125 September Song / Flamingo  album cover Ronnie Scott Quartet September Song / Flamingo(Shellac, 10") Esquire 10-125 UK Unknown Sell This Version

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February 3, 2018
EP 84 Victor Feldman Modern Jazz Quartet - Septet. ( ESQUIRE ). 7" EP.
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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.