Vito Pizzo Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: January 20, 1958
Location: Chicago, IL
Label: Argo

Vito Pizzo [aka Vito Price] (ldr), Vito Pizzo [aka Vito Price] (ts), Freddie Green (g), Lou Levy (p), Max Bennett (b), Gus Johnson (d)

a. 8901    Time After Time - 2:53  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
b.     Eye Strain - 2:45  (Vito Pizzo [aka Vito Price])
c.     Beautiful Love - 3:12  (Victor Young, Haven Gillespie, Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne)
d.     Credo - 3:10  (Vito Pizzo [aka Vito Price], Bill McRea)
e.     As Long As I Live - 4:17  (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)
All titles on:      Argo LP 12": LP 631 — Swingin' The Loop   
     Fresh Sound LP 12": LP 631 — Swingin' The Loop   
     Universal CD: UCCC 9021 — Swingin' The Loop   (2007)
     Fresh Sound CD: FSR CD 110 — Swingin' The Loop   

Issued under the name "Vito Price".


Date: January 25, 1958
Location: Chicago, IL
Label: Argo

Vito Pizzo [aka Vito Price] (ldr), Vito Pizzo [aka Vito Price] (as, ts), Bill Calkins (bar), Bill Hanley, John Howell (t), Paul Crumbaugh (tb), Barrett O'Hara (btb), Ray Biondi (g), Lou Levy (p), Max Bennett (b), Marty Clausen (d)

a. 8902    Swinging The Loop - 2:34  (Vito Pizzo [aka Vito Price]) / arr: Bill McRea
b.     Mousey's Tune - 2:49  (Vito Pizzo [aka Vito Price]) / arr: Bill McRea
c.     Why Was I Born - 2:44  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Bill McRea
d.     Duddy - 3:22  (Vito Pizzo [aka Vito Price]) / arr: Bill McRea
e.     In A Mellotone - 3:28  (Duke Ellington) / arr: Bill McRea
All titles on:      Argo LP 12": LP 631 — Swingin' The Loop   
     Fresh Sound LP 12": LP 631 — Swingin' The Loop   
     Universal CD: UCCC 9021 — Swingin' The Loop   (2007)
     Fresh Sound CD: FSR CD 110 — Swingin' The Loop   

Vito Pizzo [aka Vito Price] (as) on e; (ts) on a-d.

Issued under the name "Vito Price".


Date: 2003
Label: [private recording]

Vito Pizzo [aka Vito Price] (ldr), Vito Pizzo [aka Vito Price] (ts)

a. 01    Day Dream - 5:55  (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, John Latouche)
b. 02    In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning - 4:29  (Bob Hilliard, Dave Mann)
c. 03    Only Trust Your Heart - 4:33  (Benny Carter, Sammy Cahn)
d. 04    In A Sentimental Mood - 3:48  (Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Irving Mills)
e. 05    It Might As Well Be Spring - 5:37  (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
f. 06    Some Other Time - 4:43  (Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
g. 07    Things Ain't What They Used To Be - 3:35  (Mercer Ellington, Ted Parsons)
h. 08    My Ship - 7:35  (Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin)
i. 09    There Will Never Be Another You - 4:37  (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon)
j. 10    'S Wonderful - 3:25  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
All titles on:      Scantalia Productions CD: 823321010721 — S' Wonderful   (2004)

CD issue gives no recording date - 2003 is issue date.

CD issue misspells title.

Five selections with unknown g, p, b, d. Five selections with unknown strings. Further details needed.