Sylvia Pierce Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: August 6, 1957
Location: New York City
Label: Dawn

Sylvia Pierce, Gene Roland (ldr), Paul Quinichette (ts), Gene Roland (t), Freddie Green (g), Nat Pierce (p), Wendell Marshall (b), Sonny Payne (d), Sylvia Pierce (v)

a.     Colonel Hodge - 4:20  (Gene Roland)
     Dawn LP 12": 22WB 7012 — Jazzville, vol. 4   
     Dawn LP 12": DLP 1122 — Jazzville, vol. 4   
     Fresh Sound LP 12": FSR 633 — Jazzville, vol. 4   
     Biograph CD: BCD 136 — The Kid From Denver   (1995)
     Collectables CD: COL-CD 6947 — The Kid From Denver   (2008)
b.     No Moon At All  (Redd Evans, Dave Mann) / arr: Nat Pierce
     Dawn LP 12": DLP 1125 — New Voices   (1956)
c.     These Foolish Things - 4:31  (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey) / arr: Nat Pierce
     Dawn LP 12": DLP 1126 — Tenors Anyone?   (1958)
     Biograph LP 12": BLP 12068 — Tenors Anyone?   (1980)
d.     Along About This Time Of The Year - 3:39  (Charles Isaiah Darwin) / arr: Nat Pierce
     Dawn LP 12": DLP 1126 — Tenors Anyone?   (1958)
     Biograph LP 12": BLP 12068 — Tenors Anyone?   (1980)
e.     If I'm Lucky (I'll Be The One)  (Charles Isaiah Darwin, Paulette Girard) / arr: Nat Pierce

Sylvia Pierce (ldr) on b; (v) on b; Gene Roland (ldr) on a, c-e; (t) on a-b, d-e.


Date: August 13, 1957
Location: New York City
Label: Dawn

Sylvia Pierce, Gene Roland (ldr), Paul Quinichette (ts), Gene Roland (t), Doyle Salathiel (g), Nat Pierce (p), Oscar Pettiford (b), Osie Johnson (d), Sylvia Pierce (v)

a.     I Never Knew - 2:03  (Ted Fiorito, Gus Kahn) / arr: Nat Pierce
     Dawn LP 12": DLP 1125 — New Voices   (1956)
b.     You Leave Me Breathless - 2:07  (Frederick Hollaender, Ralph Freed) / arr: Nat Pierce
     Dawn LP 12": DLP 1125 — New Voices   (1956)
c.     I'd Know You Anywhere - 2:40  (Jimmy McHugh, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Nat Pierce
     Dawn LP 12": DLP 1125 — New Voices   (1956)
d.     The Creeper - 5:58  (Nat Pierce, Oscar Pettiford) / arr: Nat Pierce
     Savoy Jazz LP 12": SJL 1172 — Discoveries   (1986)
     Dawn LP 12": 22WB 7012 — Jazzville, vol. 4   
     Dawn LP 12": DLP 1122 — Jazzville, vol. 4   
     Fresh Sound LP 12": FSR 633 — Jazzville, vol. 4   
     Biograph CD: BCD 136 — The Kid From Denver   (1995)
     Collectables CD: COL-CD 6947 — The Kid From Denver   (2008)
e.     Big George - 4:00  (Gene Roland) / arr: Gene Roland
     Harmony LP 12": HL 7196 — Modern Jazz Festival   (1959)

Sylvia Pierce (ldr) on a-c; (v) on a-c; Gene Roland (ldr) on d-e.

An edited version of "The Creeper" (4:58) erroneously issued as new discovery on Savoy Jazz SJL 1172 with false title of "No Knox Blues" invented by reissue producer Phil Schaap.