Buck Clarke Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: December 2 & 3, 1959
Location: Washington, DC
Label: Offbeat

Buck Clarke (ldr), Charles Hampton (wf, cl, as, p), Don McKenzie (vib), Fred Williams (b), Roscoe Hunter (d), Buck Clarke (bgo, cga)

a. a-01    Cool Hands - 3:47  (Charles Hampton)
b. a-02    What Is This Thing Called Love - 5:28  (Cole Porter)
c. a-03    Second Wind - 4:16  (Fred Williams)
d. a-04    Mil-Dy - 3:16  (Charles Hampton)
e. a-05    Ed's Blues - 5:36  (Charles Hampton)
f. b-01    X-A-Dose - 6:08  (Charles Hampton, Roscoe Hunter, Buck Clarke, Fred Williams, Don McKenzie)
g. b-02    Lover Man - 4:37  (Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman)
h. b-03    I'll Remember April - 5:03  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul, Patricia Johnston)
i. b-04    Floretta - 7:03  (Don McKenzie)
All titles on:      Offbeat LP 12": OL 30003 — Cool Hands   
     Hitland CD: VCS 019 — Cool Hands   

Charles Hampton (wf) on f; (cl) on c, e; (as) on d, g-h; (p) on a-b, f, i.

Unknown band members play percussion (mcs, cwb, cvs) on f.


Date: November 8, 1960
Location: Bell Sound Studio, New York City
Label: Argo

Buck Clarke (ldr), Charles Hampton (f, as, bar, p), Clement Wells (vib), Fred Williams (b), Roscoe Hunter (d), Buck Clarke (bgo, cga)

a. 10525    Woody 'n You - 4:27  (Dizzy Gillespie)
     Argo LP 12": LP 4007 — Drum Sum   (1961)
b. 10526    Blues For Us - 4:50
     Argo LP 12": LP 4007 — Drum Sum   (1961)
c. 10527    Georgia On My Mind - 2:40  (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell)
     Argo LP 12": LP 4007 — Drum Sum   (1961)
d. 10528    Funk Roots - 2:45
     Argo LP 12": LP 4007 — Drum Sum   (1961)
e. 10529    The Deacon  (Thad Jones)
f. 10530    Darben The Redd Foxx - 3:07  (James Moody)
     Argo LP 12": LP 4007 — Drum Sum   (1961)
g. 10531    Buckskins - 3:42
     Argo LP 12": LP 4007 — Drum Sum   (1961)
h. 10532    Don't Get Around Much Anymore - 2:45  (Duke Ellington, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell)
     Argo LP 12": LP 4007 — Drum Sum   (1961)
i. 10533    Drum Sum - 3:05
     Argo LP 12": LP 4007 — Drum Sum   (1961)
j. 10534    I Got Rhythm - 3:02  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
     Argo LP 12": LP 4007 — Drum Sum   (1961)
k. 10535    Bags' Groove - 4:10  (Milt Jackson)
     Argo LP 12": LP 4007 — Drum Sum   (1961)

Composer of e is speculative.


Date: November 17 & 19, 1961
Location: Jewish Community Center, Washington, DC
Label: Argo

Buck Clarke (ldr), Charles Hampton (f, as, p), Lenny Cujé (vib, mar), Dwayne Austin (b), Billy Hart (d), Buck Clarke (bgo, cga)

a. 11323    One Mint Julep - 4:40  (Rudolph Toombs) / arr: Charles Hampton
b. 11324    I Can't Get Started - 3:28  (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Charles Hampton
c. 11325    Couldn't You - 5:45  (Charles Hampton) / arr: Charles Hampton
d. 11326    A Night In Tunisia - 5:39  (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) / arr: Charles Hampton
e. 11327    Feel - 6:18  (Charles Hampton) / arr: Charles Hampton
f. 11328    René - 4:52  (Charles Hampton) / arr: Charles Hampton
g. 11329    Rev. Hamp - 3:03  (Charles Hampton) / arr: Charles Hampton
h. 11330    Desert Sands - 3:09  (Stuff Smith) / arr: Charles Hampton
All titles on:      Argo LP 12": LP 4021 — The Buck Clarke Sound   (1962)
     Argo LP 12": LPS 4021 — The Buck Clarke Sound   (1962)