Dick Garcia Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: December 18, 1955
Label: ABC-Paramount

Dick Garcia, Joe Puma (ldr), Dick Garcia, Joe Puma (g), Danny Martucci (b), Al Levitt (d)

a. 5048    When You Wish Upon A Star  (Leigh Harline, Ned Washington)
b. 5049    It Might As Well Be Spring  (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
c. 5050    I'm Old Fashioned - 2:46  (Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer)
     ABC-Paramount LP 12": ABC-109 — The Four Most Guitars   
     Fresh Sound CD: FSR CD 435 — The Jazz Guitar Of Joe Puma   (2007)
d. 5051    Time Was [aka Duerme] - 2:21  (Gabriel Luna, Miguel Prado, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell)
     ABC-Paramount LP 12": ABC-109 — The Four Most Guitars   
     Fresh Sound CD: FSR CD 435 — The Jazz Guitar Of Joe Puma   (2007)
e. 5052    Moon Of Manakoora  (Alfred Newman, Frank Loesser)
f. 5053    Jumpin' With Symphony Sid  (Lester Young)

Date: December 30, 1955
Label: ABC-Paramount

Dick Garcia, Joe Puma (ldr), Dick Garcia, Joe Puma (g), Danny Martucci (b), Al Levitt (d)

a. 5054    There's A Small Hotel  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
b. 5055    Ain't Misbehavin' - 2:27  (Thomas 'Fats' Waller, Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf)
     ABC-Paramount LP 12": ABC-109 — The Four Most Guitars   
     Fresh Sound CD: FSR CD 435 — The Jazz Guitar Of Joe Puma   (2007)
c. 5056    In A Minor Mode  (Phil Nimmons)
d. 5057    Lullaby In Rhythm  (Edgar Sampson, Walter Hirsch, Clarence Prift, Benny Goodman)
e. 5058    Back Home Again In Indiana  (James F. Hanley, Ballard MacDonald)
f. 5059    Li'l Basses - 2:45  (Dick Garcia)
     ABC-Paramount LP 12": ABC-109 — The Four Most Guitars   
     Fresh Sound CD: FSR CD 435 — The Jazz Guitar Of Joe Puma   (2007)
g. 5060    All The Things You Are  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
h. 5061    It Could Happen To You  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)

Composer of "In A Minor Mode" needs confirmation.


Date: ca. 1956
Location: New York City
Label: Dawn

Dick Garcia (ldr), Tony Scott (cl), Dick Garcia (g), John Drew (b), Camille Morin (d)

a.     Have You Met Miss Jones? - 2:47  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
b.     I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire - 3:25  (Eddie Durham, Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus, Eddie Seiler)
c.     Potatoes - 3:09  (Dick Garcia)
     Dawn LP 12": DLP 1123 — Critics' Choice   (1957)
All titles on:      Seeco LP 12": CELP 428 — The Hi-Fi Land Of Jazz   
     Dawn LP 12": DLP 1106 — A Message From Garcia   

Date: ca. 1956
Location: New York City
Label: Dawn

Dick Garcia (ldr), Gene Quill (as), Dick Garcia (g), Terry Pollard (p), Bill Anthony (b), Frank Isola (d)

a.     It Could Happen To You - 5:20  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
b.     Stompin' At The Savoy - 2:10  (Edgar Sampson, Chick Webb, Benny Goodman)
c.     The Deacon - 2:48  (Dick Garcia)
d.     If I'm Lucky (I'll Be The One) - 3:55  (Charles Isaiah Darwin, Paulette Girard)
     Dawn LP 12": DLP 1124 — Jazz For Hi-Fi Lovers   (1956)
     Euphoria LP 12": ELP 199 — Jazz For Hi-Fi Lovers   
All titles on:      Seeco LP 12": CELP 428 — The Hi-Fi Land Of Jazz   
     Dawn LP 12": DLP 1106 — A Message From Garcia   

Confirmation needed on composer of d.


Date: ca. 1956
Location: New York City
Label: Dawn

Dick Garcia (ldr), Dick Garcia (g), Bill Evans (p), Jerry Bruno (b), Camille Morin (d)

a.     Kimona My House - 3:34  (Dick Garcia)
b.     Every Night About This Time - 2:51  (James Monaco, Ted Koehler)
c.     Like Someone In Love - 5:05  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
All titles on:      Seeco LP 12": CELP 428 — The Hi-Fi Land Of Jazz   
     Dawn LP 12": DLP 1106 — A Message From Garcia