Larry 'Wild' Wrice Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: October 1959
Location: Chicago, IL
Label: [private recording]

Larry 'Wild' Wrice (ldr), James Spaulding (f, as, ts), Bobby Bryant (t), Bobby Blevins (org), Larry 'Wild' Wrice (d)

a. a-01    Husky - 3:28  (Bobby Bryant, Paul Lynn)
     Pacific Jazz 45: 322 — Husky/Sanctifism   
b. a-02    Church Seat - 3:29  (Bobby Bryant)
c. a-03    Sandra's Dream - 5:20  (Bobby Bryant)
d. a-04    Travelin' - 2:30  (Larry Wrice)
e. a-05    Swingin' And Things - 3:31  (Bobby Bryant)
f. b-01    Sanctifism - 3:14  (Bobby Bryant, Oscar Brown, Jr.)
     Pacific Jazz 45: 322 — Husky/Sanctifism   
g. b-02    Antler Rock - 3:08  (Bobby Bryant)
h. b-03    Nocturne - 4:25  (Bobby Bryant)
i. b-04    Unholy Four - 2:42  (Bobby Bryant)
j. b-05    Wild Wrice - 4:17  (Bobby Bryant)
All titles on:      Pacific Jazz LP 12": PJ 24 — Wild! - The Big Big Sound Of Larry 'Wild' Wrice   (1961)

Some sources give incorrect location of Los Angeles, CA.


Date: February 19, 2006
Location: Artisan Hotel and Spa, Las Vegas, NV
Label: [private recording]

Larry 'Wild' Wrice (ldr), 'King' Eddie Bartel (as, ts), Randy Thomas (p), Red Michaels (b), Larry 'Wild' Wrice (d)

a. 01    Killer Joe  (Benny Golson)
b. 03    Just In Time  (Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
c. 04    Laura  (David Raksin, Johnny Mercer)
d. 05    Here's That Rainy Day  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
e. 06    Poinciana  (Buddy Bernier, Nat Simon)
f. 07    Take The "A" Train  (Billy Strayhorn)
g. 08    At Last  (Harry Warren, Henry Glover, Mack Gordon)
h. 09    What A Wonderful World  (George David Weiss, Bob Thiele)
i. 10    Isn't She Lovely?  (Stevie Wonder)
j. 12    Little Boat [aka O Barquinho]  (Ronaldo BĂ´scoli, Buddy Kaye, Roberto Menescal)
All titles on:      Labellou CD: LBR 121426 — Reunited   

Group known as The Gents Of Swing.

Additional selections: #2 "Just Blues"; #11 "Blues For The Kids" - composers unknown.