Ronny Lang Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: June 23, 1955
Location: Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Label: Capitol

Ronny Lang (ldr), Bob Drasnin, Ronny Lang (as), Abe Aaron, Dave Pell (ts), Henry 'Butch' Stone (bar), Donn Trenner (p), Buddy Clark (b), Bill Richmond (d)

a. 14134    Thou Swell - 2:35  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
     Capitol EP 7": EAP 1012 — The Les Brown All Stars   
b. 14136    Sorta Moonlight - 2:20  (Ronny Lang)
c. 14137    Love Me Or Leave Me - 2:37  (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn)
     Capitol EP 7": EAP 3-659 — The Les Brown All Stars, Part 3   
All titles on:      Capitol LP 12": T 659 — The Les Brown All Stars   
     Fresh Sound CD: FSR CD 501 — Basie Street   (2000)

Date: 1956
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Label: Tops

Ronny Lang (ldr), Ronny Lang (as), Dave Pell (ts, bar), Bob Enevoldsen (vtb), Marty Paich (p), Ray Leatherwood (b), Johnny Lais (d)

a.     I'll Be Around - 2:43  (Alec Wilder) / arr: Bill MacDougald
b.     Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea - 2:58  (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) / arr: Bill MacDougald
     Golden Tone LP 12": C 4068 — Jazz Jackpot   
c.     How About You? - 3:22  (Ralph Freed, Burton Lane) / arr: Marty Paich
d.     Basie Street - 3:57  (Ronny Lang) / arr: Marty Paich
     Golden Tone LP 12": C 4068 — Jazz Jackpot   
e.     Taking A Chance On Love - 2:59  (Vernon Duke, Ted Fetter, John Latouche) / arr: Bob Drasnin
f.     They Can't Take That Away From Me - 2:52  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Bob Drasnin
     Golden Tone LP 12": C 4068 — Jazz Jackpot   
All titles on:      Tops LP 12": L 1521 — Modern Jazz   
     Fresh Sound CD: FSR CD 501 — Basie Street   (2000)

Date sometimes listed as 1957 - confirmation needed.

Confirmation needed on instrumentation.


Date: 1956
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Label: Tops

Ronny Lang (ldr), Ronny Lang (f, as, bar), Marty Paich (p), Ray Leatherwood (b), Johnny Lais (d)

a.     A Foggy Day - 2:59  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
     Golden Tone LP 12": C 4068 — Jazz Jackpot   
     Tops LP 12": L 1521 — Modern Jazz   
b.     Cantara - 2:49  (Ronny Lang)
     Golden Tone LP 12": C 4068 — Jazz Jackpot   
     Tops LP 12": L 1521 — Modern Jazz   
c.     Midnight Sun - 3:26  (Lionel Hampton, Johnny Mercer, Johnny Burke)
     Tops LP 12": L 1521 — Modern Jazz   
d.     Skylark - 3:21  (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer)
     Tops LP 12": L 1521 — Modern Jazz   
e.     'S Wonderful - 2:47  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
     Tops LP 12": L 1521 — Modern Jazz   
f.     Lullaby In Rhythm - 3:01  (Edgar Sampson, Walter Hirsch, Clarence Prift, Benny Goodman)
     Tops LP 12": L 1521 — Modern Jazz   
g.     How High The Moon - 3:02  (Nancy Hamilton, W. Morgan Lewis)
     Golden Tone LP 12": C 4068 — Jazz Jackpot   
All titles on:      Fresh Sound CD: FSR CD 501 — Basie Street   (2000)

Ronny Lang (f) on b; (as) on a, c-d, f-g; (bar) on e.

Date sometimes listed as 1957 - confirmation needed.