Harold Corbin Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sat, Oct 01, 2011


Date: September 23, 1961
Location: Birdland, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Harold Corbin (ldr), Harold Corbin (p), James 'Spanky' DeBrest (b), Eddie Campbell (d)

a. 01    The Gypsy  (Billy Reid)
b. 02    Soul Sister  (Harold Corbin)

One additional selection #3 listed as "Jan" - composer unknown.

Trio personnel speculative based on Roulette studio session of ca. June 1961.


Date: December 16, 1961
Location: Birdland, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Harold Corbin (ldr), Harold Corbin (p), James 'Spanky' DeBrest (b), Eddie Campbell (d)

a. 01    The Gypsy  (Billy Reid)
b. 02    How About You?  (Ralph Freed, Burton Lane)
c. 03    Lullaby Of Birdland  (George Shearing)

Possibly additional unknown selections. Trio personnel speculative based on Roulette studio session of ca. June 1961.


Date: December 23, 1961
Location: Birdland, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Harold Corbin (ldr), Harold Corbin (p), James 'Spanky' DeBrest (b), Eddie Campbell (d)

a. 01    The Lady Is A Tramp - 9:00  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
b. 02    Lullaby Of Birdland - 6:30  (George Shearing)
c. 03    Blue Moon - 5:00  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
d. 04    Soul Sister - 3:30  (Harold Corbin)

Timings are approximate. Trio personnel speculative based on Roulette studio session of ca. June 1961.
One additional unknown selection #4 (3:30).


Date: ca. June 1962
Location: New York City
Label: Roulette

Harold Corbin (ldr), Harold Corbin (p), James 'Spanky' DeBrest (b), Eddie Campbell (d)

a. 16137    JAMFs  (Harold Corbin)
     Roulette LP 12": R 52079 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1962)
     Toshiba-EMI CD: TOCJ 6176 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1998)
b. 16138    Rene  (Harold Corbin)
     Roulette LP 12": R 52079 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1962)
     Toshiba-EMI CD: TOCJ 6176 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1998)
c. 16139    Soul Sister  (Harold Corbin)
     Roulette LP 12": R 52079 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1962)
     Toshiba-EMI CD: TOCJ 6176 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1998)
d. 16140    Cheek To Cheek  (Irving Berlin)
e. 16141    Soul Brother  (Harold Corbin)
     Roulette LP 12": R 52079 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1962)
     Toshiba-EMI CD: TOCJ 6176 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1998)
f. 16142    The Gypsy  (Billy Reid)
     Roulette LP 12": R 52079 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1962)
     Toshiba-EMI CD: TOCJ 6176 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1998)
g. 16143    Satin Doll  (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Mercer)
h. 16144    Tunga  (Harold Corbin)
     Roulette LP 12": R 52079 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1962)
     Toshiba-EMI CD: TOCJ 6176 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1998)
i. 16145    I've Never Been In Love Before  (Frank Loesser)
     Roulette LP 12": R 52079 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1962)
     Toshiba-EMI CD: TOCJ 6176 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1998)
j. 16146    The Girl In The Window  (Harold Corbin)
     Roulette LP 12": R 52079 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1962)
     Toshiba-EMI CD: TOCJ 6176 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1998)
k. 16147    Don't Blame Me  (Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
     Roulette LP 12": R 52079 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1962)
     Toshiba-EMI CD: TOCJ 6176 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1998)
l. 16148    Caroline  (Harold Corbin)
     Roulette LP 12": R 52079 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1962)
     Toshiba-EMI CD: TOCJ 6176 — Soul Brother: The Driving New Jazz Piano Of Harold Corbin   (1998)