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Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Fitzgerald Song Books vol.1 – 4cd (Real Gone Jazz – RGJCD428)

Ella Fitzgerald Song Books vol.1 [RGJCD428]

Track list:

Vol.1 – Disc 1
Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers and Hart Songbook – 1956

01-01-01. Have you met Miss Jones 3.41
01-01-02. You took advantage of me 3.27
01-01-03. A ship without a sail 4.08
01-01-04. To keep my love alive 3.34
01-01-05. Dancing on the ceiling 4.06
01-01-06. The lady is a tramp 3.21
01-01-07. With a song in my heart 2.45
01-01-08. Manhattan 2.48
01-01-09. Johnny one note 2.11
01-01-10. I wish I were in love again 2.36
01-01-11. Spring is here 3.39
01-01-12. It never entered my mind 4.07
01-01-13. This can’t be love 2.54
01-01-14. Thou swell 2.03
01-01-15. My romance 3.42
01-01-16. Where or when 2.47
01-01-17. Little girl blue 3.52

Vol.1 – Disc 2
Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers and Hart Songbook – 1956 cont.

01-02-01. Give it back to the Indians 3.10
01-02-02. Ten cents a dance 4.04
01-02-03. There’s a small hotel 2.48
01-02-04. I didn’t know what time it was 3.46
01-02-05. Ev’rything I’ve got 3.20
01-02-06. I could write a book 3.38
01-02-07. The blue room 2.29
01-02-08. My funny valentine 3.53
01-02-09. Bewitched, bothered and bewildered 7.02
01-02-10. Mountain greenery 2.14
01-02-11. Wait till you see him 1.30
01-02-12. Lover 3.15
01-02-13. Isn’t it romantic 3.00
01-02-14. Here in my arms 1.52
01-02-15. Blue moon 3.12
01-02-16. My heart stood still 3.03
01-02-17. I’ve got five dollars 2.39

Vol.1 – Disc 3
Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook – 1956

01-03-01. All through the night 3.15
01-03-02. Anything goes 3.20
01-03-03. Miss Otis regrets (she’s unable to lunch today) 3.00
01-03-04. Too darn hot 3.47
01-03-05. In the still of the night 2.38
01-03-06. I get a kick out of you 3.59
01-03-07. Do I love you 3.50
01-03-08. (I’m) always true to you in my fashion 2.48
01-03-09. Let’s do it, let’s fall in love 3.32
01-03-10. Just one of those things 3.30
01-03-11. Ev’rytime we say goodbye 3.32
01-03-12. All of you 1.42
01-03-13. Begin the beguine 3.37
01-03-14. Get out of town 3.22
01-03-15. I am in love 4.06
01-03-16. From this moment on 3.16

Vol.1 – Disc 4
Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook – 1956 cont.

01-04-01. I love Paris 4.57
01-04-02. You do something to me 2.21
01-04-03. Ridin’ high 3.20
01-04-04. You’d be so easy to love 3.24
01-04-05. It’s all right with me 3.06
01-04-06. Why can’t you behave 5.04
01-04-07. What is this thing called love 2.02
01-04-08. You’re the top 3.33
01-04-09. Love for sale 5.52
01-04-10. It’s de-lovely 2.42
01-04-11. Night and day 3.04
01-04-12. Ace in the hole 1.57
01-04-13. So in love 3.50
01-04-14. I’ve got you under my skin 2.42
01-04-15. I concentrate on you 3.12
01-04-16. Don’t fence me in 3.19

Personnel:

Title: Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers & Hart Song Book

Artist: Ella Fitzgerald | Format: Double LP 12″ | Label: Verve Records | Cat. Num.: MG V-4002-2 | Rel. Year: 1957 |

Ella Fitzgerald (vc), Pete Candoli, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo, Ray Linn (tp), Milton Bernhart, Joe Howard, Lloyd Ulyate (tb), George Roberts (btb), Vincent DeRosa (frh), Unknown (frh, str, vla, pc),
Wilbur Schwartz, Bud Shank (as, fl, cl), Maurice Stein (as), Bob Cooper (ts, eh, cl, ob), Ted Nash (ts, fl, cl), Chuck Gentry (bs, cl, bcl), Jule Kinzler (fl), Abe Most (cl), Arnold Koblentz (ob),
Corky Hale (hp), Robert La Marchina, Edgar Lustgarted (ce), Milt Holland (mrb, gck, vb, xi, bg), Paul Smith (p, arr), Barney Kessel (g), Joe Mondragon (b), Alvin Stoller (d), Misha Russell (cm), Buddy Bregman (cnd, arr)

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Title: Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book

Artist: Ella Fitzgerald | Format: Double LP 12″ | Label: Verve Records | Cat. Num.: MG V-4001-2 | Rel. Year: 1956 |

Ella Fitzgerald (vc), Pete Candoli, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo (tp), Milton Bernhart, Joe Howard, Lloyd Ulyate (tb), George Roberts (btb),
Herb Geller (as, cl), Bud Shank (as, fl), Bob Cooper (ts, fl, cl, ob), Ted Nash (ts, fl, cl), Chuck Gentry (bs, bcl),
Corky Hale (hp), Unknown (str, vl, vla), Robert La Marchina, Edgar Lustgarted (ce), Paul Smith (p, cst), Barney Kessel (g), Joe Mondragon (b), Alvin Stoller (d), Misha Russell (cm), Buddy Bregman (cnd, arr)

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Sings the Rodgers and Hart Songbook

Verve Records Double LP 12″: MG V-4002-2 – Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers & Hart Song Book (1957)

Date: 21 August 1956
Location: Capitol Studios, Hollywood
Label: Verve Records
Ella Fitzgerald (vc), Pete Candoli, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo, Ray Linn (tp), Milton Bernhart, Joe Howard, Lloyd Ulyate (tb), George Roberts (btb), Bud Shank, Maurice Stein (as), Bob Cooper, Ted Nash (ts), Chuck Gentry (bs), Paul Smith (p), Barney Kessel (g), Joe Mondragon (b), Alvin Stoller (d), Buddy Bregman (cnd)

a. 20,217-5 This Can’t Be Love – 02:54 (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)
b. 20,218-5 The Lady Is A Tramp – 03:21 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
c. 20,219-5/7 I’ve Got Five Dollars – 02:39 (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)
d. 20,220-? Lover – 03:15 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
e. 20,220-3 Lover – 03:16 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
f. 20,221-3/4 The Silent Treatment – 02:50 (Stanley Styne, Donald Kahn)
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Date: 28 August 1956
Location: Capitol Studios, Hollywood
Label: Verve Records
Ella Fitzgerald (vc), Pete Candoli, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo, Ray Linn (tp), Milton Bernhart, Joe Howard, Lloyd Ulyate (tb), George Roberts (btb), Vincent DeRosa (frh), Wilbur Schwartz (as, cl), Bud Shank (as, fl, cl), Bob Cooper (ts, cl), Ted Nash (ts, fl, cl), Chuck Gentry (bs, cl), Unknown (str, pc), Paul Smith (p), Barney Kessel (g), Alvin Stoller (d), Misha Russell (cm), Buddy Bregman (cnd, arr)

a. 20,223-3 Ten Cents A Dance – 04:06 (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)
b. 20,224-6 I Wish I Were In Love Again – 02:36 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
c. 20,225-2 Mountain Greenery – 02:13 (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)
d. 20,226-7 Johnny One Note – 02:12 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
e. 20,227-10 Give It Back To The Indians – 03:10 (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)
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Location: Capitol Studios, Hollywood
Label: Verve Records
Ella Fitzgerald (vc), Vincent DeRosa (frh), Unknown (frh, str), Chuck Gentry (bs, cl), Ted Nash, Wilbur Schwartz, Bud Shank (fl), Arnold Koblentz (ob), Robert La Marchina, Edgar Lustgarted (ce), Milt Holland (mrb, gck, vb, xi, bg), Paul Smith (p), Barney Kessel (g), Joe Mondragon (b), Alvin Stoller (d), Misha Russell (cm), Buddy Bregman (cnd, arr)

a. 20,228-3 Blue Moon – 03:11 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
b. 20,229-3 Thou Swell – 02:03 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
c. 20,230-1 Manhattan – 02:48 (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)
d. 20,231-4 There’s A Small Hotel – 02:48 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
e. 20,232-3 I Didn’t Know What Time It Was – 03:46 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
f. 20,233-6 With A Song In My Heart – 02:44 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
g. 20,234-4 To Keep My Love Alive – 03:34 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
h. 20,235-3 Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered – 07:01 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
i. 20,236-4 Wait Till You See Her – 01:30 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)

Omit Vincent DeRosa (frh) on b, f, h, i. Omit Unknown (frh) on b, f, h, i. Omit Chuck Gentry (bs) on b, f, h, i. Omit Ted Nash (fl) on b, f, h, i. Omit Wilbur Schwartz (fl) on b, f, h, i. Omit Bud Shank (fl) on b, f, h, i. Omit Chuck Gentry (cl) on b, f, h, i. Omit Arnold Koblentz (ob) on b, f, h, i. Omit Unknown (str) on b, f, h, i. Omit Robert La Marchina (ce) on b, f, h, i. Omit Edgar Lustgarted (ce) on b, f, h, i. Milt Holland (mrb) on c, d, e, g only. Milt Holland (gck) on c, d, e, g only. Omit Milt Holland (vb) on b, f, h, i. Omit Milt Holland (xi) on b, f, h, i. Milt Holland (bg) on c, d, e, g only. Omit Paul Smith (p) on c, i. Omit Barney Kessel (g) on c. Omit Joe Mondragon (b) on c, i. Omit Alvin Stoller (d) on c, i. Omit Misha Russell (cm) on b, f, h, i. Omit Buddy Bregman (cnd) on b, f, h, i. Omit Buddy Bregman (arr) on b, f, h, i.

The stereo master take of “There’s A Small Hotel” was edited, probably for audio problems with the bells sound in the middle of the tune. The mono master is intact, and remains unissued on CD.
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Date: 30 August 1956
Location: Capitol Studios, Hollywood
Label: Verve Records
Ella Fitzgerald (vc), Vincent DeRosa (frh), Bob Cooper (eh, ob), Ted Nash (fl), Corky Hale (hp), Unknown (str, vla), Robert La Marchina, Edgar Lustgarted (ce), Milt Holland (gck, vb), Paul Smith (p), Barney Kessel (g), Joe Mondragon (b), Alvin Stoller (d), Misha Russell (cm), Buddy Bregman (cnd, arr)

a. 20,237-2 My Romance – 03:42 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
b. 20,238-3 My Heart Stood Still – 03:02 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
c. 20,239-1 A Ship Without A Sail – 04:07 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
d. 20,240-1 Have You Met Miss Jones? – 03:41 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
e. 20,241-2 Here In My Arms – 01:52 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
f. 20,242-2 It Never Entered My Mind – 04:06 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
g. 20,243-2 Little Girl Blue – 03:53 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
h. 20,244-6 Spring Is Here – 03:38 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
i. 20,245-2 My Funny Valentine – 03:52 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
j. 20,246-2 I Could Write A Book – 03:38 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
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Date: 31 August 1956
Location: Capitol Studios, Hollywood
Label: Verve Records
Ella Fitzgerald (vc), Ray Linn (tp), Vincent DeRosa (frh), Chuck Gentry (bs, bcl), Bob Cooper (eh), Jule Kinzler (fl), Abe Most (cl), Arnold Koblentz (ob), Paul Smith (p, arr), Barney Kessel (g), Joe Mondragon (b), Alvin Stoller (d), Buddy Bregman (cnd)

a. 20,247-4 The Blue Room – 02:20 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
b. 20,248-3 Dancing On The Ceiling – 04:06 (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)
c. 20,249-6 Where Or When – 02:46 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
d. 20,250-1 Isn’t It Romantic? – 03:00 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
e. 20,251-2 You Took Advantage Of Me – 03:27 (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
Ray Linn (tp) on c, e only.

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Cole Porter Song book

Verve Records Double LP 12″: MG V-4001-2 – Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book (1956)

Date: 7 February 1956
Location: Capitol Studios, Hollywood
Label: Verve Records
Ella Fitzgerald (vc), Pete Candoli, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo (tp), Milton Bernhart, Joe Howard, Lloyd Ulyate (tb), George Roberts (btb), Herb Geller, Bud Shank (as), Bob Cooper (ts, ob), Ted Nash (ts, fl), Chuck Gentry (bs), Corky Hale (hp), Unknown (vl, vla), Robert La Marchina, Edgar Lustgarted (ce), Paul Smith (p, cst), Barney Kessel (g), Joe Mondragon (b), Alvin Stoller (d), Misha Russell (cm), Buddy Bregman (cnd, arr)

a. 20061-5 Why Can’t You Behave – 05:04 (Cole Albert Porter)
b. 20062-3 I Love Paris – 04:57 (Cole Albert Porter)
c. 20063-4 Do I Love You? – 03:50 (Cole Albert Porter)
d. 20064-6 Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye – 03:32 (Cole Albert Porter)
e. 20065-5 I Am In Love – 04:06 (Cole Albert Porter)
f. 20066-15 Ridin’ High – 03:20 (Cole Albert Porter)
g. 20067-3 It’s All Right With Me – 03:07 (Cole Albert Porter)
i. 20069-1 Just One Of Those Things – 03:30 (Cole Albert Porter)
j. 20070-5 Too Darn Hot – 03:47 (Cole Albert Porter)
k. 20071-2 Miss Otis Regrets – 03:00 (Cole Albert Porter)
l. 20072-2 Get Out Of Town – 03:22 (Cole Albert Porter)
m. 20073-2 Easy To Love – 03:24 (Cole Albert Porter)

Pete Candoli (tp) on f, g, h, i, j only. Harry “Sweets” Edison (tp) on f, g, h, i, j only. Maynard Ferguson (tp) on f, g, h, i, j only. Conrad Gozzo (tp) on f, g, h, i, j only. Milton Bernhart (tb) on f, g, h, i, j only. Joe Howard (tb) on f, g, h, i, j only. Lloyd Ulyate (tb) on f, g, h, i, j only. George Roberts (btb) on f, g, h, i, j only. Herb Geller (as) on a, f, g, h, i, j only. Bud Shank (as) on a, f, g, h, i, j only. Bob Cooper (ts) on f, g, h, i, j only. Ted Nash (ts) on f, g, h, i, j only. Chuck Gentry (bs) on f, g, h, i, j only. Ted Nash (fl) on a, b, c, d, e only. Bob Cooper (ob) on a, b, c, d, e only. Omit Corky Hale (hp) on f, g, i, k, l, m. Unknown (vl) on a, b, c, d, e only. Unknown (vla) on a, b, c, d, e only. Robert La Marchina (ce) on a, b, c, d, e only. Edgar Lustgarted (ce) on a, b, c, d, e only. Paul Smith (cst) on a, b, c, d, e only. Omit Barney Kessel (g) on k. Omit Joe Mondragon (b) on k. Omit Alvin Stoller (d) on k. Misha Russell (cm) on a, b, c, d, e only. Omit Buddy Bregman (cnd) on k, l, m. Omit Buddy Bregman (arr) on k, l, m.
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Date: 8 February 1956
Location: Capitol Studios, Hollywood
Label: Verve Records
Ella Fitzgerald (vc), Pete Candoli, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo (tp), Milton Bernhart, Joe Howard, Lloyd Ulyate (tb), George Roberts (btb), Herb Geller (as, cl), Bud Shank (as), Bob Cooper (ts, fl, ob), Ted Nash (ts, fl), Chuck Gentry (bs), Corky Hale (hp), Unknown (str), Robert La Marchina, Edgar Lustgarted (ce), Paul Smith (p), Barney Kessel (g), Joe Mondragon (b), Alvin Stoller (d), Misha Russell (cm), Buddy Bregman (cnd, arr)

a. 20074-3 Beale Street Blues – 02:26 (William Christopher “W. C.” Handy)
b. 20075-2 So In Love – 03:50 (Cole Albert Porter)
c. 20076-4 You Do Something To Me – 02:21 (Cole Albert Porter)
d. 20077-3 In The Still Of The Night – 02:38 (Cole Albert Porter)
e. 20078-7 Begin The Beguine – 03:37 (Cole Albert Porter)
f. 20079-7 All Through The Night – 03:15 (Cole Albert Porter)
g. 20080-4 I’m Always True To You In My Fashion – 02:48 (Cole Albert Porter)
h. 20081-8 It’s De-lovely – 02:42 (Cole Albert Porter)
i. 20082-2 Ace In The Hole – 01:58 (Cole Albert Porter)
j. 20083-8 Love For Sale – 05:52 (Cole Albert Porter)
k. 20084-10 Anything Goes – 03:21 (Cole Albert Porter)
l. 20085-4 I Concentrate On You – 03:11 (Cole Albert Porter)
m. 20086-3 Let’s Do it – 03:32 (Cole Albert Porter)

Omit Pete Candoli (tp) on a, j. Omit Harry “Sweets” Edison (tp) on a, j. Omit Maynard Ferguson (tp) on a, j. Omit Conrad Gozzo (tp) on a, j. Omit Milton Bernhart (tb) on a, j. Omit Joe Howard (tb) on a, j. Omit Lloyd Ulyate (tb) on a, j. Omit George Roberts (btb) on a, j. Omit Herb Geller (as) on a, j. Omit Bud Shank (as) on a, j. Omit Bob Cooper (ts) on a, j. Omit Ted Nash (ts) on a, j. Omit Chuck Gentry (bs) on a, j. Omit Bob Cooper (fl) on a, j. Omit Ted Nash (fl) on a, j. Omit Herb Geller (cl) on a, j. Omit Bob Cooper (ob) on a, j. Omit Corky Hale (hp) on a, j. Omit Unknown (str) on a, j. Omit Robert La Marchina (ce) on a, j. Omit Edgar Lustgarted (ce) on a, j. Omit Paul Smith (p) on a. Omit Barney Kessel (g) on a. Omit Joe Mondragon (b) on a. Omit Alvin Stoller (d) on a. Omit Misha Russell (cm) on a, j. Omit Buddy Bregman (cnd) on a, j. Omit Buddy Bregman (arr) on a, j.
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Date: 9 February 1956
Location: Capitol Studios, Hollywood
Label: Verve Records
Ella Fitzgerald (vc), Pete Candoli, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo (tp), Milton Bernhart, Joe Howard, Lloyd Ulyate (tb), George Roberts (btb), Herb Geller (as, cl), Bud Shank (as), Bob Cooper (ts, fl, ob), Ted Nash (ts, fl), Chuck Gentry (bs), Corky Hale (hp), Unknown (str), Robert La Marchina, Edgar Lustgarted (ce), Paul Smith (p), Barney Kessel (g), Joe Mondragon (b), Alvin Stoller (d), Misha Russell (cm), Buddy Bregman (cnd, arr)

a. 20089-1 I Get A Kick Out Of You – 04:00 (Cole Albert Porter)
b. 20090-1 You’re The Top – 03:33 (Cole Albert Porter)
c. 20091-2 I’ve Got You Under My Skin – 02:42 (Cole Albert Porter)
d. 20092-2 What Is This Thing Called Love – 02:02 (Cole Albert Porter)
e. 20093-5 All Of You – 01:43 (Cole Albert Porter)
f. 20094-2 Don’t Fence Me In – 03:19 (Cole Albert Porter)
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Date: 27 March 1956
Location: Capitol Studios, Hollywood
Label: Verve Records
Ella Fitzgerald (vc), Pete Candoli, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo (tp), Milton Bernhart, Joe Howard, Lloyd Ulyate (tb), George Roberts (btb), Herb Geller (as, cl), Bud Shank (as, fl), Bob Cooper (ts, cl), Ted Nash (ts, fl, cl), Chuck Gentry (bs, bcl), Corky Hale (hp), Unknown (vl, vla), Robert La Marchina, Edgar Lustgarted (ce), Paul Smith (p), Barney Kessel (g), Joe Mondragon (b), Alvin Stoller (d), Misha Russell (cm), Buddy Bregman (cnd, arr)

a. 21121-10 Night And Day – 03:04 (Cole Albert Porter)
b. 10122-3 The End Of A Beautiful Friendship – 02:36 (Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne)
c. 20123-3 You’re The Top – 02:08 (Cole Albert Porter)
Verve Records Double CD: 537 257-2 – Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book (1997)
d. 20124-8 I Concentrate On You – 03:00 (Cole Albert Porter)
Verve Records Double CD: 537 257-2 – Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book (1997)
e. 20125-3 I Had To Find Out For Myself – 02:20 [unissued]
f. 20125-10 I Had To Find Out For Myself – 02:20 [unissued]
g. 20125-11 I Had To Find Out For Myself – 02:20 [unissued]
h. 20126-? Let’s Do it – 02:20 (Cole Albert Porter) [Verve Records Double CD: 537 257-2}

Omit Pete Candoli (tp) on c, d, h. Omit Harry “Sweets” Edison (tp) on c, d, h. Omit Maynard Ferguson (tp) on c, d, h. Omit Conrad Gozzo (tp) on c, d, h. Omit Milton Bernhart (tb) on c, d, h. Omit Joe Howard (tb) on c, d, h. Omit Lloyd Ulyate (tb) on c, d, h. Omit George Roberts (btb) on c, d, h. Omit Herb Geller (as) on c, d, h. Omit Bud Shank (as) on c, d, h. Omit Bob Cooper (ts) on c, d, h. Omit Ted Nash (ts) on c, d, h. Omit Chuck Gentry (bs) on c, d, h. Omit Ted Nash (fl) on c, d, h. Omit Bud Shank (fl) on c, d, h. Omit Bob Cooper (cl) on c, d, h. Omit Herb Geller (cl) on c, d, h. Omit Ted Nash (cl) on c, d, h. Omit Chuck Gentry (bcl) on c, d, h. Omit Corky Hale (hp) on c, d, h. Omit Unknown (vl) on c, d, h. Omit Unknown (vla) on c, d, h. Omit Robert La Marchina (ce) on c, d, h. Omit Edgar Lustgarted (ce) on c, d, h. Omit Misha Russell (cm) on c, d, h.

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