Hal McKusick Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: January 1955
Location: New York City
Label: Jubilee

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (cl, as), Phil Sunkel (t), Billy Byers (tb), Jimmy Raney (g), Gene DiNovi (p), Clyde Lombardi (b), Jimmy Campbell (d), Betty St. Claire (v)

a.     Byers' Market  (Billy Byers)
b.     Out Of Nowhere - 2:16  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman)
     Jubilee LP 12": JGM 1011 — What Is There To Say   
     Fresh Sound CD: FSR CD 103 — Hal McKusick Plays, Betty St. Claire Sings...   (1989)
c.     Willow, Weep For Me  (Ann Ronell)
d.     The Thrill Is Gone  (Lew Brown, Ray Henderson)
e.     What Is There To Say - 3:33  (Vernon Duke, E. Y. Harburg)
     Jubilee LP 12": JGM 1011 — What Is There To Say   
     Fresh Sound CD: FSR CD 103 — Hal McKusick Plays, Betty St. Claire Sings...   (1989)
f.     Almost Like Being In Love - 2:45  (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
     Jubilee LP 12": JGM 1011 — What Is There To Say   
     Fresh Sound CD: FSR CD 103 — Hal McKusick Plays, Betty St. Claire Sings...   (1989)
g.     Here Comes Trouble Again - 3:20
     Jubilee LP 12": JGM 1011 — What Is There To Say   
     Fresh Sound CD: FSR CD 103 — Hal McKusick Plays, Betty St. Claire Sings...   (1989)
All titles on:      Jubilee LP 10": LP 15 — Hal McKusick With Betty St. Claire   

Betty St. Claire (v) on b, e-g.


Date: February 17, 1955
Location: New York City
Label: Bethlehem

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (cl, as), Barry Galbraith (g), Milt Hinton (b), Osie Johnson (d)

a. a-01    Taylor Made - 3:10  (Manny Albam)
b. a-02    You Don't Know What Love Is - 3:28  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
     Bethlehem LP 12": BCP 6035 — Fifteen Star Saxophones   (1958)
c. a-03    They Can't Take That Away From Me - 3:44  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
d. a-04    Lullaby For Leslie - 4:27  (Manny Albam)
e. a-05    Minor Matters - 4:20  (Manny Albam)
f. b-01    Blue-Who - 3:54  (Manny Albam)
g. b-02    By-Ian - 4:13  (Manny Albam)
h. b-03    What's New - 4:33  (Bob Haggart, Johnny Burke)
i. b-04    Interwoven - 2:54  (Manny Albam)
j. b-05    Give 'Em Hal - 3:42  (Manny Albam)
All titles on:      Bethlehem LP 12": BCP-16 — Hal McKusick Quartet   
     Fresh Sound CD: FSR-CD 41 — Hal McKusick Quartet   (1989)
     LoneHill Jazz CD: LHJ 10176 — The Complete Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton and Osie Johnson Recordings   (2005)

Hal McKusick (cl) on d; (as) on a-c, e-j.

Engineer: Tom Dowd


Date: September 13, 1955
Location: New York City
Label: RCA Victor

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (cl, as), Barry Galbraith (g), Milt Hinton (b), Sol Gubin (d), Abe Borodkin, Milton Prinz, Lucien Schmidt, Harvey Shapiro (vc)

a. F2JB6998    My Inspiration - 4:29  (Bob Haggart, Hilton 'Nappy' Lamare) / arr: Manny Albam
b. F2JB6999    Theme - 3:15  (Al Cohn) / arr: Al Cohn
     RCA Victor EP 7": EPA 698 — Alto Stratus   
c. F2JB7000    Immortal - 2:43  (Bobby Scott) / arr: Bobby Scott
d. F2JB7001    Minor Seventh Heaven - 3:28  (Osie Johnson) / arr: Osie Johnson
All titles on:      RCA Victor LP 12": LPM 1164 — In A Twentieth-Century Drawing Room   
     BMG CD: 07432 1 12584 2 5 — In A Twentieth-Century Drawing Room   (1996)
     LoneHill Jazz CD: LHJ 10176 — The Complete Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton and Osie Johnson Recordings   (2005)

Hal McKusick (cl) on a; (as) on b-d.

Date may be September 14, 1955.


Date: September 14, 1955
Location: New York City
Label: RCA Victor

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (cl, as), Barry Galbraith (g), Milt Hinton (b), Sol Gubin (d), Abe Borodkin, Milton Prinz, Lucien Schmidt, Harvey Shapiro (vc)

a. F2JB7002    How Long Has This Been Going On - 3:15  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Manny Albam
b. F2JB7003    Can't We Be Friends? - 2:35  (Paul James, Kay Swift) / arr: Manny Albam
c. F2JB7004    Gift Of The Magi - 2:46  (Manny Albam) / arr: Manny Albam
d. F2JB7005    Step Lively, Osie - 2:33  (Manny Albam) / arr: Manny Albam
     RCA Victor EP 7": EPA 698 — Alto Stratus   
All titles on:      RCA Victor LP 12": LPM 1164 — In A Twentieth-Century Drawing Room   
     BMG CD: 07432 1 12584 2 5 — In A Twentieth-Century Drawing Room   (1996)
     LoneHill Jazz CD: LHJ 10176 — The Complete Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton and Osie Johnson Recordings   (2005)

Hal McKusick (cl) on a-b; (as) on c-d.

Date may be September 15, 1955.


Date: September 29, 1955
Location: New York City
Label: RCA Victor

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (as), Barry Galbraith (g), Milt Hinton (b), Sol Gubin (d), Sidney Edwards, Bernard Greenhouse, Lucien Schmidt, Harvey Shapiro (vc)

a. F2JB7006    You're A Lucky Guy - 3:09  (Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin) / arr: Manny Albam
b. F2JB7007    Alto Stratus - 5:12  (Manny Albam) / arr: Manny Albam
     RCA Victor EP 7": EPA 698 — Alto Stratus   
c. F2JB7008    Brother Jack - 3:12  (Hal McKusick) / arr: Manny Albam
All titles on:      RCA Victor LP 12": LPM 1164 — In A Twentieth-Century Drawing Room   
     BMG CD: 07432 1 12584 2 5 — In A Twentieth-Century Drawing Room   (1996)
     LoneHill Jazz CD: LHJ 10176 — The Complete Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton and Osie Johnson Recordings   (2005)

Date: March 3, 1956
Location: New York City
Label: RCA Victor

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (as), Barry Galbraith (g), Milt Hinton (b), Osie Johnson (d)

a. G2JB2703    The Day John Brown Was Hanged - 7:56  (George Russell) / arr: George Russell
     RCA Victor LP 12": LPM 1366 — The Jazz Workshop   
     BMG CD: 7432 1 9135 2 2 — The Jazz Workshop   (2001)
b. G2JB2703-?   alt The Day John Brown Was Hanged - 7:15  (George Russell) / arr: George Russell
     Bluebird CD: 6471-2 — Jazz Workshop: The Arrangers   (1987)
c. G2JB2704    Lydian Lullaby - 4:57  (George Russell) / arr: George Russell
     RCA Victor LP 12": LPM 1366 — The Jazz Workshop   
     Bluebird CD: 6471-2 — Jazz Workshop: The Arrangers   (1987)
     BMG CD: 7432 1 9135 2 2 — The Jazz Workshop   (2001)
d. G2JB2705    Ain't Nothing But A Memory Now - 3:32  (Al Cohn) / arr: Al Cohn
     RCA Victor LP 12": LPM 1366 — The Jazz Workshop   
     BMG CD: 7432 1 9135 2 2 — The Jazz Workshop   (2001)
     LoneHill Jazz CD: LHJ 10176 — The Complete Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton and Osie Johnson Recordings   (2005)

Date: April 3, 1956
Location: New York City
Label: RCA Victor

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (as), Gene Allen (bar), Art Farmer (t), Jimmy Cleveland (tb), Bill Barber (tu), Barry Galbraith, Jimmy Raney (g), Milt Hinton (b), Osie Johnson (d), George Russell (tam)

a. G2JB3402    Alto Cumulus - 3:00  (Manny Albam) / arr: Manny Albam
     RCA Victor LP 12": LPM 1366 — The Jazz Workshop   
     BMG CD: 7432 1 9135 2 2 — The Jazz Workshop   (2001)
     LoneHill Jazz CD: LHJ 10176 — The Complete Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton and Osie Johnson Recordings   (2005)
b. G2JB3403    Jambangle - 4:08  (Gil Evans) / arr: Gil Evans
     RCA Victor LP 12": LPM 1366 — The Jazz Workshop   
     Bluebird CD: 6471-2 — Jazz Workshop: The Arrangers   (1987)
     BMG CD: 7432 1 9135 2 2 — The Jazz Workshop   (2001)
     LoneHill Jazz CD: LHJ 10176 — The Complete Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton and Osie Johnson Recordings   (2005)
c. G2JB3404    Blues For Pablo - 4:54  (Gil Evans) / arr: Gil Evans
     RCA Victor LP 12": LPM 1366 — The Jazz Workshop   
     Bluebird CD: 6471-2 — Jazz Workshop: The Arrangers   (1987)
     BMG CD: 7432 1 9135 2 2 — The Jazz Workshop   (2001)
     LoneHill Jazz CD: LHJ 10176 — The Complete Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton and Osie Johnson Recordings   (2005)
d. G2JB3405-?   alt Tommyhawk  (Johnny Mandel) / arr: Johnny Mandel

Jimmy Raney (g) on b-d; George Russell (tam) on c.


Date: April 4, 1956
Location: New York City
Label: RCA Victor

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (as), Sol Schlinger (bar), Art Farmer (t), Jimmy Cleveland (tb), Bill Barber (tu), Barry Galbraith (g), Milt Hinton (b), Osie Johnson (d)

a. G2JB3405    Tommyhawk - 2:57  (Johnny Mandel) / arr: Johnny Mandel
     RCA Victor LP 12": SPL 12-41 — New Sensations In Jazz From RCA Victor   
     LoneHill Jazz CD: LHJ 10176 — The Complete Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton and Osie Johnson Recordings   (2005)
b. G2JB3423    One Score And Eight Horns Ago - 3:25  (Jimmy Giuffre) / arr: Jimmy Giuffre
     LoneHill Jazz CD: LHJ 10176 — The Complete Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton and Osie Johnson Recordings   (2005)
c. G2JB3424    Miss Clara - 4:06  (George Russell) / arr: George Russell
     Bluebird CD: 6471-2 — Jazz Workshop: The Arrangers   (1987)
All titles on:      RCA Victor LP 12": LPM 1366 — The Jazz Workshop   
     BMG CD: 7432 1 9135 2 2 — The Jazz Workshop   (2001)

Date: November 3, 1956
Location: Brooklyn Academy Of Music, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Decca

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (cl, as), Barry Galbraith (g), Milt Hinton (b), Osie Johnson (d)

a. a-01    Give 'Em Hal - 6:36  (Manny Albam)
b. a-02    When The Sun Comes Out - 4:17  (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) / arr: George Russell
c. a-03    Can't Get Out Of This Mood - 4:57  (Jimmy McHugh, Frank Loesser) / arr: George Russell
d. a-04    These Foolish Things - 4:21  (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey)
e. a-05    Out Of This World - 3:57  (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) / arr: George Russell
f. b-01    This Is New - 3:15  (Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin)
g. b-02    Over The Rainbow - 4:08  (Harold Arlen, E. Y. Harburg)
h. b-03    Serenade In Blue - 3:30  (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon) / arr: George Russell
i. b-04    Prelude To A Kiss - 4:00  (Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon, Irving Mills) / arr: George Russell
j. b-05    Irresistible You - 7:54  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
All titles on:      Coral LP 12": CRL 57116 — Jazz At The Academy   
     Universal CD: UCCC 9064 — Jazz At The Academy   (2003)
     LoneHill Jazz CD: LHJ 10176 — The Complete Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton and Osie Johnson Recordings   (2005)

Lord credits George Russell with arrangement of a., but it seems likely that this was by its composer Manny Albam. Comparison with recording of February 17, 1955 is needed.


Date: December 31, 1956
Location: New York City
Label: RCA Victor

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (as), Art Farmer (t), Barry Galbraith (g), Teddy Kotick (b), Osie Johnson (d)

a. G2JB9796    Just Leave It Alone - 4:22  (Jimmy Giuffre) / arr: Jimmy Giuffre
b. G2JB9797    The Blues Train - 4:17  (Jimmy Giuffre) / arr: Jimmy Giuffre
Both titles on:      RCA Victor LP 12": LPM 1366 — The Jazz Workshop   
     BMG CD: 7432 1 9135 2 2 — The Jazz Workshop   (2001)
     LoneHill Jazz CD: LHJ 10176 — The Complete Barry Galbraith, Milt Hinton and Osie Johnson Recordings   (2005)
     LoneHill Jazz CD: LHJ 10223 — Art Farmer & Hal McKusick Quintet - Complete Studio Recordings   (2005)

Date: ca. 1957
Location: New York City
Label: Decca

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (cl, as), Barry Galbraith (g), Eddie Costa (p), Milt Hinton (b), Osie Johnson (d), The Key Men (v)

a. 101581-2    When I Fall In Love - 2:36  (Victor Young, Edward Heyman)
b. 101582-1    Kelly And Me - 1:43  (Henry Mancini)
Both titles on:      Coral 45: 9-61801 — When I Fall In Love/Kelly And Me   (1957)

Hal McKusick (cl) on a; (as) on b; The Key Men (v) on a.

Further information needed on this session. Personnel is speculative, based on the recollections of Hal McKusick. "Kelly And Me" credited to Hal McKusick Sextet and predominantly features unnamed whistlers (at least two).

"When I Fall In Love" credited to Hal McKusick with vocal group The Key Men.


Date: February 4, 1957
Location: New York City
Label: Decca

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (as), Art Farmer (t), Eddie Costa (p), Milt Hinton (b), Gus Johnson (d)

a. 101538    This Time The Dream's On Me - 5:04  (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Manny Albam
     Coral LP 12": CRL 57149 — Jazz Cornucopia   
b. 101539    Isn't It Romantic - 2:17  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) / arr: Al Cohn
     MCA LP 12": MCA 1379 — Hal McKusick Quintet Featuring Art Farmer   (1983)
     Coral LP 12": CRL 57131 — Hal McKusick Quintet Featuring Art Farmer   
     MCA Victor LP 12": MVJJ 30002 — Hal McKusick Quintet Featuring Art Farmer   
     GRP/Decca CD: GRD 651 — Now's The Time (1957-58)   (1995)
c. 101540    Alone Together - 3:50  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz) / arr: Manny Albam
     MCA LP 12": MCA 1379 — Hal McKusick Quintet Featuring Art Farmer   (1983)
     Coral LP 12": CRL 57131 — Hal McKusick Quintet Featuring Art Farmer   
     MCA Victor LP 12": MVJJ 30002 — Hal McKusick Quintet Featuring Art Farmer   
     GRP/Decca CD: GRD 651 — Now's The Time (1957-58)   (1995)
d. 101541    Old Devil Moon - 3:36  (Burton Lane, E. Y. Harburg) / arr: Al Cohn
     MCA LP 12": MCA 1379 — Hal McKusick Quintet Featuring Art Farmer   (1983)
     Coral LP 12": CRL 57131 — Hal McKusick Quintet Featuring Art Farmer   
     MCA Victor LP 12": MVJJ 30002 — Hal McKusick Quintet Featuring Art Farmer   
     GRP/Decca CD: GRD 651 — Now's The Time (1957-58)   (1995)
All titles on:      LoneHill Jazz CD: LHJ 10223 — Art Farmer & Hal McKusick Quintet - Complete Studio Recordings   (2005)

Date: February 5, 1957
Location: New York City
Label: Decca

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (bcl, as), Art Farmer (t), Eddie Costa (p), Milt Hinton (b), Gus Johnson (d)

a. 101542    Criss Cross - 5:45  (Manny Albam) / arr: Manny Albam
b. 101543    For Art's Sake - 2:26  (Al Cohn) / arr: Al Cohn
     GRP/Decca CD: GRD 651 — Now's The Time (1957-58)   (1995)
c. 101544    Down And Dirty - 3:28  (Al Cohn) / arr: Al Cohn
     GRP/Decca CD: GRD 651 — Now's The Time (1957-58)   (1995)
d. 101545    Gone With The Wind - 5:24  (Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson) / arr: Manny Albam
     GRP/Decca CD: GRD 651 — Now's The Time (1957-58)   (1995)
All titles on:      MCA LP 12": MCA 1379 — Hal McKusick Quintet Featuring Art Farmer   (1983)
     Coral LP 12": CRL 57131 — Hal McKusick Quintet Featuring Art Farmer   
     MCA Victor LP 12": MVJJ 30002 — Hal McKusick Quintet Featuring Art Farmer   
     LoneHill Jazz CD: LHJ 10223 — Art Farmer & Hal McKusick Quintet - Complete Studio Recordings   (2005)

Hal McKusick (bcl) on b.


Date: February 6, 1957
Location: New York City
Label: Decca

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (cl, as), Art Farmer (t), Eddie Costa (p), Milt Hinton (b), Gus Johnson (d)

a. 101546    When Your Lover Has Gone - 3:17  (Einar A. Swan)
b. 101547    Makin' Whoopee - 5:51  (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn)
     MCA LP 12": MCA 1379 — Hal McKusick Quintet Featuring Art Farmer   (1983)
c. 101548    Ponsu - 3:54  (Art Farmer) / arr: Art Farmer
     MCA LP 12": MCA 1379 — Hal McKusick Quintet Featuring Art Farmer   (1983)
     GRP/Decca CD: GRD 651 — Now's The Time (1957-58)   (1995)
All titles on:      Coral LP 12": CRL 57131 — Hal McKusick Quintet Featuring Art Farmer   
     MCA Victor LP 12": MVJJ 30002 — Hal McKusick Quintet Featuring Art Farmer   
     LoneHill Jazz CD: LHJ 10223 — Art Farmer & Hal McKusick Quintet - Complete Studio Recordings   (2005)

Hal McKusick (cl) on a.


Date: December 27, 1957
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ
Label: Prestige

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (cl, as, ts), Billy Byers (tb), Eddie Costa (p), Paul Chambers (b), Charli Persip (d)

a. 1417    Interim - 6:00  (Hal McKusick)
     New Jazz LP 12": NJ 8204 — Bird Feathers   
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-1735-2 — Bird Feathers   
b. 1418    Saturday Night - 5:51  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) / arr: Bobby Scott
     Prestige LP 12": PR 7135 — Triple Exposure   
c. 1419    Don't Worry 'Bout Me - 9:10  (Rube Bloom, Ted Koehler)
     New Jazz LP 12": NJ 8204 — Bird Feathers   
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-1735-2 — Bird Feathers   
d. 1420    Con Alma - 3:50  (Dizzy Gillespie)
     New Jazz LP 12": NJ 8204 — Bird Feathers   
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-1735-2 — Bird Feathers   
e. 1421    Something New - 7:13  (Nilo Menendez, Albert Gamse)
     Metronome EP 7": MEP 436 — Triple Exposure   (1958)
     Prestige LP 12": PR 7135 — Triple Exposure   
f. 1422    Blues Half-Smiling - 8:09  (Hal McKusick)
     Metronome EP 7": MEP 436 — Triple Exposure   (1958)
     Prestige LP 12": PR 7135 — Triple Exposure   
g. 1423    A Touch Of Spring - 7:43  (Hal McKusick)
     Prestige LP 12": PR 7135 — Triple Exposure   
h. 1424    The Settlers And The Indians - 5:11  (Bobby Scott) / arr: Bobby Scott
     Prestige LP 12": PR 7135 — Triple Exposure   
i. 1425    I'm Glad There Is You - 5:33  (Paul (Madeira) Mertz)
     Prestige LP 12": PR 7135 — Triple Exposure   
All titles on:      Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-1811-2 — Triple Exposure   

Hal McKusick (cl) on g, i; (as) on a-d, f, h; (ts) on e-f.


Date: March 25, 1958
Location: New York City
Label: Decca

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (bcl, as), Art Farmer (t), Bill Evans (p), Paul Chambers (b), Connie Kay (d, per)

a. 104634    Sing Song - 2:25  (Jimmy Giuffre) / arr: Jimmy Giuffre
b. 104635    It Never Entered My Mind - 3:49  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) / arr: Jimmy Giuffre
     GRP/Decca CD: GRD 651 — Now's The Time (1957-58)   (1995)
c. 104636    Yesterdays - 3:46  (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach) / arr: Jimmy Giuffre
All titles on:      Decca LP 12": DL 79209 — Cross Section - Saxes   
     Decca LP 12": DL 9209 — Cross Section - Saxes   
     LoneHill Jazz CD: LHJ 10223 — Art Farmer & Hal McKusick Quintet - Complete Studio Recordings   (2005)

Hal McKusick (bcl) on a-b; (as) on c; Connie Kay (per) on c.

Additional unknown title (104637).


Date: March 28, 1958
Location: New York City
Label: Decca

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick, Frank Socolow (as), Dick Hafer (ts), Jay Cameron (bar), Bill Evans (p), Paul Chambers (b), Connie Kay (d)

a. 104638    LaRue [aka Tribute To Brownie] - 4:12  (Clifford Brown, Nat Adderley, Duke Pearson) / arr: Ernie Wilkins
b. 104639    Now's The Time - 6:11  (Charlie Parker) / arr: Ernie Wilkins
c. 104640    Whisper Not - 3:19  (Benny Golson) / arr: George Handy
d. 104641    The Last Day Of Fall - 3:28  (George Handy) / arr: George Handy
All titles on:      Decca LP 12": DL 79209 — Cross Section - Saxes   
     Decca LP 12": DL 9209 — Cross Section - Saxes   
     GRP/Decca CD: GRD 651 — Now's The Time (1957-58)   (1995)

Date: April 7, 1958
Location: New York City
Label: Decca

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (cl, as), Art Farmer (t), Barry Galbraith (g), Bill Evans (p), Milt Hinton (b), Charli Persip (d)

a. 104642    Stratusphunk - 6:29  (George Russell) / arr: George Russell
     Decca LP 12": DL 79209 — Cross Section - Saxes   
     Decca LP 12": DL 9209 — Cross Section - Saxes   
b. 104643    The End Of A Love Affair - 4:41  (Edward C. Redding) / arr: George Russell
     Decca LP 12": DL 79209 — Cross Section - Saxes   
     Decca LP 12": DL 9209 — Cross Section - Saxes   
c. 104644    You're My Thrill - 4:05  (Sidney Clare, Jay Gorney) / arr: George Russell
All titles on:      GRP/Decca CD: GRD 651 — Now's The Time (1957-58)   (1995)
     LoneHill Jazz CD: LHJ 10223 — Art Farmer & Hal McKusick Quintet - Complete Studio Recordings   (2005)

Date: ca. 1959
Location: New York City
Label: Glory

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (as), Milt Hinton (b)

a. GL443 Re 3    Ambrose (Just Keep Walking) - 2:38  (Linda Gertz, Wes McWain, Lou Sprung)
b. GL444 Re 3    You're Everywhere - 2:38  (Bob Barron, Burt Long)
Both titles on:      Glory 45: 292 — Ambrose (Just Keep Walking)/You're Everywhere   (1959)

Personnel is speculative. Unknown piano and drums.

"Ambrose" begins with the spoken words "Just Keep Walking" - referring to the earlier single "Ambrose (Part Five)" by Linda Laurie on Glory 290.


Date: September 18, 1979
Location: Berklee Performance Center, Boston, MA
Label: [private recording]

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (as, ts), Tony Zano (p), Charlie LaChappelle (b), Joe Hunt (d)

a. 01    Summertime  (George Gershwin, Dubose Heyward)
b. 02    How Insensitive [aka Insensatez]  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Norman Gimbel)
c. 03    The Underdog  (Al Cohn, Dave Frishberg)
d. 04    Broadway  (Bill Bird, Teddy McRae, Henri Woode)
e. 05    'Round Midnight  (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
f. 06    Billie's Bounce  (Charlie Parker)

Private tape exists.