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Etta Jones

by Sid Gribetz

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Date: December 29, 1944
Label: Black & White

Barney Bigard, Etta Jones (ldr), Joe Thomas (t), Barney Bigard (cl), Georgie Auld (ts), Chuck Wayne (g), Leonard Feather (p), Billy Taylor, Sr. (b), Stan Levey (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Salty Papa Blues(Leonard Feather, Lionel Hampton)
Black & White 789   
b. Evil Gal Blues(Lionel Hampton, Leonard Feather)
Black & White 7810   
c. Blow Top Blues(Leonard Feather, Jane Feather)
Black & White 789   
d. Long, Long Journey(Leonard Feather)
Black & White 7810   
All titles on: Grand Prix Series LP 12"K-420 — Etta Jones & Sylvia Sims   
Pickwick/33 CDPJFD 15005 — Greenwich Village Sound   (1989)
Classics CD1065 — Etta Jones 1944-1947   (1999)

Date: 1945
Label: Black & White

Cyril Haynes, Etta Jones (ldr), Budd Johnson (ts), Cyril Haynes (p), Johnny Williams (b), Denzil Best (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. So Tired(Jack Baker)
b. Solitude(Duke Ellington, Edgar "Eddie" DeLange, Irving Mills)
Tops LP 12"CL1639 — All Star Blues   
Both titles on: Grand Prix Series LP 12"K-420 — Etta Jones & Sylvia Sims   
Black & White 7840   
Classics CD1065 — Etta Jones 1944-1947   (1999)

Date: ca. February 1945
Label: Chicago

Floyd "Horsecollar" Williams (ldr), Jesse Drakes (t), Joe Evans, Floyd "Horsecollar" Williams (as), Johnny Hartzfield (ts), Duke Jordan (p), Gene Ramey (b), J. C. Heard (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. You Ain't Nothing, Baby(Floyd Williams)
Classics CD1065 — Etta Jones 1944-1947   (1999)
b. How Ya Like That(Floyd Williams)
Both titles on: Chicago 78102   

Etta Jones (v) on a.


Date: January 2, 1946
Label: National

Pete Johnson (ldr), Oran 'Hot Lips' Page (t), Clyde Bernhardt (tb), Don Stovall (as), Budd Johnson (ts), Jimmy Shirley (g), Pete Johnson (p), Abe Bolar (b), Jack 'The Bear' Parker (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. I May Be Wonderful(Leonard Feather)
National 784001   
Savoy LP 12"MG 14018 — Pete's Blues: House Rent Party   (1958)
Savoy 2LP setSJL 2218 — All Star Swing Groups   (1977)
Savoy Jazz Classics LP 12"SJC 414 — Pete's Blues   (1985)
Savoy Jazz LP 12"SJL 1200 — The Ladies   (1989)
Classics CD1065 — Etta Jones 1944-1947   (1999)
b. alt I May Be Wonderful(Leonard Feather)
Savoy Jazz LP 12"SJL 1200 — The Ladies   (1989)
c. Man Wanted(Leonard Feather)
Savoy LP 12"MG 14018 — Pete's Blues: House Rent Party   (1958)
Savoy 2LP setSJL 2218 — All Star Swing Groups   (1977)
Savoy Jazz Classics LP 12"SJC 414 — Pete's Blues   (1985)
Savoy Jazz LP 12"SJL 1200 — The Ladies   (1989)
Classics CD1065 — Etta Jones 1944-1947   (1999)
d. 1280 Stomp [aka 1946 Stomp](Pete Johnson)
National 784001   
Savoy LP 12"MG 14018 — Pete's Blues: House Rent Party   (1958)
Savoy 2LP setSJL 2218 — All Star Swing Groups   (1977)
Savoy Jazz Classics LP 12"SJC 414 — Pete's Blues   (1985)
e. Atomic Boogie(Pete Johnson)
National 784003   
Savoy LP 12"MG 14018 — Pete's Blues: House Rent Party   (1958)
Savoy 2LP setSJL 2218 — All Star Swing Groups   (1977)
Savoy Jazz Classics LP 12"SJC 414 — Pete's Blues   (1985)
f. Back Room Blues(Pete Johnson)
National 784003   
Savoy LP 12"MG 14018 — Pete's Blues: House Rent Party   (1958)
Savoy 2LP setSJL 2218 — All Star Swing Groups   (1977)
Savoy Jazz Classics LP 12"SJC 414 — Pete's Blues   (1985)
g. alt Back Room Blues(Pete Johnson)
Savoy 2LP setSJL 2218 — All Star Swing Groups   (1977)

Etta Jones (v) on a-c.


Date: June 11, 1946
Label: Victor

J. C. Heard, Etta Jones (ldr), George Treadwell (t), Dickie Harris (tb), Budd Johnson (ts), Jimmy Jones (p), Al McKibbon (b), J. C. Heard (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Blues To End All Blues(Leroy Williams)
RCA Victor 7820-1998   
b. Among My Souvenirs(Edgar Leslie, Horatio Nicholls)
RCA Victor 7820-1998   
c. Mean To Me(Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert)
RCA Victor 7820-1941   
d. Osculate Me Daddy(Dave Cannon)
RCA Victor 7820-1941   
All titles on: Official LP 12"(Den) 6000 — Osculate Me Daddy   (1988)
Classics CD1065 — Etta Jones 1944-1947   (1999)

Date: March 11, 1947
Label: Victor

Etta Jones (ldr), Joe Newman (t), Dickie Harris (tb), Pete Clark, George 'Big Nick' Nicholas (ts), John Collins (g), Jimmy Jones (p), Al McKibbon (b), J. C. Heard (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. My Sleepy Head(Paul David Secon, Larry Coleman)
RCA Victor 7820-2231   
b. I Sold My Heart To The Junk Man(Leon René, Otis René)
RCA Victor 7820-2231   
c. The Richest Guy In The Graveyard(Frank Hedges, Louis Palmer)
RCA Victor 7820-2310   
Rosetta LP 12"1311 — Sweet Petunias   (1986)
d. Ain't No Hurry Baby(David Saxon, Stanley Rhodes)
RCA Victor 7820-2310   
All titles on: Official LP 12"(Den) 6000 — Osculate Me Daddy   (1988)
Classics CD1065 — Etta Jones 1944-1947   (1999)

Date: October 8, 1947
Label: Victor

Luther Henderson, Etta Jones (ldr), Budd Johnson (ts), Herman "Tiny" Mitchell (g), Luther Henderson (p), Herman 'Trigger' Alpert (b), Denzil Best (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. What Ev'ry Woman Knows(Abe Osser, Edna Osser)
RCA Victor 7820-2564   
b. Overwork Blues(Clarence Williams)
RCA Victor 7820-2564   
c. Misery Is A Thing Called Moe(Leonard Feather)
RCA Victor 7820-2782   
d. This Is A Fine Time(Cy Coben, Lewis Harris)
RCA Victor 7820-2782   
All titles on: Official LP 12"(Den) 6000 — Osculate Me Daddy   (1988)
Classics CD1065 — Etta Jones 1944-1947   (1999)

Date: April 9, 1948
AFRS Jubilee # 267

J. C. Heard, Etta Jones (ldr), unknown (orc), J. C. Heard (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Blues To End All Blues(Leroy Williams)
b. Among My Souvenirs(Edgar Leslie, Horatio Nicholls)
c. Osculate Me Daddy(Dave Cannon)

Date: December 15, 1952
Label: D'Oro

Earl 'Fatha' Hines (ldr), Jonah Jones (t), Bennie Green (tb), Aaron Sachs (cl, ts), Earl 'Fatha' Hines (p, v), Tommy Potter (b), Osie Johnson (d), Etta Jones, Helen Merrill, Lonnie Satin (v)

a. A Cigarette For Company(Earl Hines)
D'Oro 78102   
b. Ella's Fella(Earl Hines)
D'Oro 78102   
c. Whirl On A Whirl(Earl Hines)
D'Oro 78101   
Crown LP 12"CLP 5422 — Jonah Jones Swings Etta Jones Sings With Earl "Fatha" Hines   (1964)
d. One Night In Trinidad(Earl Hines)
D'Oro 78101   
Crown LP 12"CLP 5422 — Jonah Jones Swings Etta Jones Sings With Earl "Fatha" Hines   (1964)
e. Greenie's Corner(Bennie Green, Earl Hines)
D'Oro 78105   
Crown LP 12"CLP 5422 — Jonah Jones Swings Etta Jones Sings With Earl "Fatha" Hines   (1964)
f. When I Dream Of You(Earl Hines, Charlie Carpenter)
D'Oro 78105   
g. Stop(Earl Hines)
Crown LP 12"CLP 5422 — Jonah Jones Swings Etta Jones Sings With Earl "Fatha" Hines   (1964)
All titles on: Xanadu LP 12"203 — Varieties!   (1985)
Classics CD1288 — Earl Hines 1949-1952   (2003)

Earl 'Fatha' Hines (v) on b; Etta Jones (v) on d, g; Helen Merrill (v) on a; Lonnie Satin (v) on f.

Etta Jones toured regularly with Earl Hines from 1949-1952. These were the only records recorded with that band.


Date: February 24, 1954
Label: Decca

Etta Jones, Jack 'The Bear' Parker (ldr), unknown (orc), Etta Jones, Jack 'The Bear' Parker (v)

a. One O'Clock Jump(Eddie Durham, Buster Smith, Oran 'Hot Lips' Page)
b. Kisses All Night Long(Jack Parker)
Both titles on: Decca 4529804   

Jack Parker vocalese-style lyrics on One O'Clock Jump


Date: ca. February 1955
Label: Jubilee

Etta Jones (ldr), unknown (orc), Etta Jones (v), Howard Biggs (con)

a. Moolah! Moolah!(Jeannie Burns)
b. I Got A Feelin'(Buddy Lucas)
Both titles on: Jubilee 455194   

Date: April 18, 1957
Label: King

Etta Jones (ldr), Jerome Richardson (f), Bill Jennings (g), Don Abney (p), Tommy Potter (b), Bobby Donaldson (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. People Will Say We're In Love(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
King 455424   
b. When I Fall In Love(Victor Young, Edward Heyman)
King 455424   
c. S'posin'(Andy Razaf, Paul Denniker)
King 455475   
d. Mountain Greenery(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
King 455549   
All titles on: King LP 12"544 — The Jones Girl....Etta -- Sings, Sings, and Sings   
King LP 12"707 — Etta Jones Sings   (1960)

Jerome Richardson (f) on a-b.


Date: April 20, 1957
Label: King

Etta Jones (ldr), Jerome Richardson (f, ts), Clifton 'Skeeter' Best (g), Don Abney (p), Tommy Potter (b), Bobby Donaldson (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Don't Worry 'Bout Me(Ted Koehler, Rube Bloom)
b. (There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs Of Dover(Nat Burton, Walter Kent)
King 455549   
c. Sweethearts On Parade(Carmen Lombardo, Charles Newman)
King 455443   
d. You Call It Madness But I Call It Love(Gladys Dubois, Russ Columbo, Paul Gregory, Con Conrad)
King 455443   
e. I Thought About You(Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Van Heusen)
King 455660   
f. Since I Fell For You(Buddy Johnson)
King 455475   
g. I'm Gonna Lock My Heart (And Throw Away The Key)(Jimmy Eaton, Terry Shand)
King 455660   
All titles on: King LP 12"544 — The Jones Girl....Etta -- Sings, Sings, and Sings   
King LP 12"707 — Etta Jones Sings   (1960)

Jerome Richardson (f) on a-b, g, (ts) on c, e-f.


Date: June 21, 1960
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Prestige

Etta Jones (ldr), Frank Wess (f, ts), Clifton 'Skeeter' Best (g), Richard Wyands (p), George Duvivier (b), Roy Haynes (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. On The Street Where You Live(Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
Status LP 12"8315 — My Fair Lady   (1965)
b. Something To Remember You By(Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
c. Bye Bye Blackbird(Mort Dixon, Ray Henderson)
d. Where Or When(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
e. All The Way(Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)
Prestige 4545-198   
Prestige CDPRCD 11021-2 — The Prestige Singles   (2002)
f. Yes Sir, That's My Baby(Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn)
g. Don't Go To Strangers(Arthur Kent, Redd Evans, Dave Mann)
Prestige 4545-180   
Prestige LP 12"7443 — Greatest Hits   (1967)
Original Jazz Classics 45OJC-18009   (1984)
Prestige CDPRCD 11021-2 — The Prestige Singles   (2002)
h. I Love Paris(Cole Porter)
i. Fine And Mellow(Billie Holiday)
Prestige LP 12"7443 — Greatest Hits   (1967)
j. If I Had You(Ted Shapiro, Reg Connelly, Jimmy Campbell)
Prestige 4545-180   
Prestige CDPRCD 11021-2 — The Prestige Singles   (2002)
All titles on: Prestige LP 12"7186 — Don't Go To Strangers   
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD 298-2 — Don't Go To Strangers   (1991)
Prestige CD30007 — Don't Go To Strangers   (2006)

Frank Wess (f) on a-h, (ts) on i.


Date: September 16, 1960
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Prestige

Etta Jones (ldr), Oliver Nelson (ts), Lem Winchester (vib), Richard Wyands (p), George Duvivier (b), Roy Haynes (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. The More I See You(Harry Warren, Mack Gordon)
Prestige LP 12"7284 — Hollar!   (1964)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-1061-2 — Hollar!   (2001)
b. They Can't Take That Away From Me(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
Prestige LP 12"7284 — Hollar!   (1964)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-1061-2 — Hollar!   (2001)
c. Love Is Here To Stay(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
Prestige LP 12"7284 — Hollar!   (1964)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-1061-2 — Hollar!   (2001)
d. That's All There Is To That(Kelly Owens, Clyde Otis)
Prestige LP 12"7194 — Something Nice   
Prestige 4545-191   
Prestige LP 12"7784 — Love Is The Thing   (1970)
Prestige CDPRCD 11021-2 — The Prestige Singles   (2002)
e. Easy Living(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
Prestige LP 12"7194 — Something Nice   
Prestige LP 12"7784 — Love Is The Thing   (1970)
f. Canadian Sunset(Eddie Heywood, Norman Gimbel)
Prestige LP 12"7194 — Something Nice   
Prestige 4545-191   
Prestige LP 12"7443 — Greatest Hits   (1967)
Prestige LP 12"7784 — Love Is The Thing   (1970)
Original Jazz Classics 45OJC-18009   (1984)
Prestige CDPRCD 11021-2 — The Prestige Singles   (2002)
g. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)(Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster)
Prestige LP 12"7284 — Hollar!   (1964)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-1061-2 — Hollar!   (2001)
h. Give Me The Simple Life(Rube Bloom, Harry Ruby)
i. I Only Have Eyes For You(Harry Warren, Al Dubin)
Prestige LP 12"7194 — Something Nice   
Prestige LP 12"7784 — Love Is The Thing   (1970)
j. Almost Like Being In Love(Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
Prestige LP 12"7194 — Something Nice   
Prestige LP 12"7784 — Love Is The Thing   (1970)

Oliver Nelson (ts) on a, c, h; Lem Winchester (vib) on a-c, e-h.

Give Me The Simple Life never issued


Date: March 30, 1961
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Prestige

Etta Jones (ldr), Wally Richardson (g), Jimmy Neeley (p), Michael Mulia (b), Rudy Lawless (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Give Me The Simple Life(Rube Bloom, Harry Ruby)
Prestige LP 12"7284 — Hollar!   (1964)
Prestige LP 12"7443 — Greatest Hits   (1967)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-1061-2 — Hollar!   (2001)
b. Maybe You'll Be There(Rube Bloom, Sammy Gallop)
Prestige LP 12"7194 — Something Nice   
Prestige LP 12"7784 — Love Is The Thing   (1970)
c. My Heart Tells Me (Should I Believe My Heart?)(Mack Gordon, Harry Warren)
Prestige LP 12"7194 — Something Nice   
Prestige LP 12"7784 — Love Is The Thing   (1970)
d. Looking Back(Clyde Otis, Belford Hendricks, Brook Benton)
Prestige LP 12"7284 — Hollar!   (1964)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-1061-2 — Hollar!   (2001)
e. Till There Was You(Meredith Willson)
Prestige LP 12"7194 — Something Nice   
Prestige 4545-198   
Prestige LP 12"7784 — Love Is The Thing   (1970)
Prestige CDPRCD 11021-2 — The Prestige Singles   (2002)
f. And The Angels Sing(Johnny Mercer, Ziggy Elman)
Prestige LP 12"7284 — Hollar!   (1964)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-1061-2 — Hollar!   (2001)
g. Love Is The Thing(Victor Young, Ned Washington)
Prestige LP 12"7194 — Something Nice   
Prestige LP 12"7443 — Greatest Hits   (1967)
Prestige LP 12"7784 — Love Is The Thing   (1970)
h. Fools Rush In(Johnny Mercer, Rube Bloom)
Prestige LP 12"7194 — Something Nice   
Prestige LP 12"7784 — Love Is The Thing   (1970)
i. Through A Long And Sleepless Night(Alfred Newman, Mack Gordon)
Prestige LP 12"7194 — Something Nice   
Prestige LP 12"7784 — Love Is The Thing   (1970)
j. Answer Me, My Love(Gerhard Winkler, Fred Rauch, Carl Sigman)
Prestige LP 12"7284 — Hollar!   (1964)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-1061-2 — Hollar!   (2001)
k. Reverse The Charges(Enoch 'Sonny Boy' Williams, Freddy Webster)
Prestige LP 12"7284 — Hollar!   (1964)
Prestige LP 12"7443 — Greatest Hits   (1967)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-1061-2 — Hollar!   (2001)
l. And This Is My Beloved(Robert Craig Wright, George 'Chet' Forrest)

Wally Richardson (g) on a-f, l; Jimmy Neeley (p) on a-e, g-l.

And This Is My Beloved never issued


Date: June 9, 1961
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Prestige

Etta Jones (ldr), Richard Berg, Joseph Singer (frh), Mal Waldron (p), George Duvivier (b), Bill English (d), unknown (str), Etta Jones (v), Oliver Nelson (con)

a. All My Life(Sam Stept, Sidney D. Mitchell) / arr: Oliver Nelson
b. If You Were Mine(Matt Malneck, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Oliver Nelson
Prestige LP 12"7443 — Greatest Hits   (1967)
c. You Don't Know What Love Is(Don Raye, Gene DePaul) / arr: Oliver Nelson
d. I Wish I Didn't Love You So(Frank Loesser) / arr: Oliver Nelson
All titles on: Prestige LP 12"7204 — So Warm   

Date: July 25, 1961
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Prestige

Etta Jones (ldr), Ray Alonge (frh), Phil Bodner, Arthur 'Babe' Clarke, Eric Dixon, Jerome Richardson (rds), George Duvivier (b), Charli Persip (d), unknown (str), Etta Jones (v), Oliver Nelson (con)

a. You Better Go Now(Bickley "Bix" Reichner, Irvin Graham) / arr: Oliver Nelson
b. I Laughed At Love(Benny Davis, Abner Silver) / arr: Oliver Nelson
c. Can You Look Me In The Eyes (And Say We're Through)(Paul Young Herrick, Jud McMichael) / arr: Oliver Nelson
d. And This Is My Beloved(Robert Craig Wright, George 'Chet' Forrest) / arr: Oliver Nelson
All titles on: Prestige LP 12"7204 — So Warm   

Date: July 28, 1961
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Prestige

Etta Jones (ldr), Ray Alonge (frh), Phil Bodner, Arthur 'Babe' Clarke, Eric Dixon, Jerome Richardson (rds), George Duvivier (b), Charli Persip (d), unknown (str), Etta Jones (v), Oliver Nelson (con)

a. I'm Through With Love(Joseph A. Livingston, Matt Malneck, Gus Kahn) / arr: Oliver Nelson
b. Hurry Home(Joseph Meyer, Buddy Bernier, Robert Emmerich) / arr: Oliver Nelson
Prestige 4545-205   
Prestige CDPRCD 11021-2 — The Prestige Singles   (2002)
c. Unchained Melody(Hy Zaret, Alex North) / arr: Oliver Nelson
Prestige 4545-205   
Prestige CDPRCD 11021-2 — The Prestige Singles   (2002)
d. How Deep Is The Ocean(Irving Berlin) / arr: Oliver Nelson
All titles on: Prestige LP 12"7204 — So Warm   

Date: February 8, 1962
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Prestige

Etta Jones (ldr), Wally Richardson (g), Lloyd Mayers (p), Bob Bushnell (b), Ed Shaughnessy (d), unknown (str), Etta Jones (v), Oliver Nelson (con)

a. Just Friends(John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis) / arr: Oliver Nelson
Prestige 4545-215   
Prestige CDPRCD 11021-2 — The Prestige Singles   (2002)
b. I'll Never Be Free(George David Weiss, Bennie Benjamin) / arr: Oliver Nelson
c. There Goes My Heart(Benny Davis, Abner Silver) / arr: Oliver Nelson
d. Funny (Not Much)(Marcia Neil, Philip F. Broughton, Bob Merrill, Hughie Prince) / arr: Oliver Nelson
Prestige LP 12"7443 — Greatest Hits   (1967)
All titles on: Prestige LP 12"7214 — From The Heart   
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-1016-2 — From The Heart   (1999)

Date: February 9, 1962
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Prestige

Etta Jones (ldr), Joe Wilder (t), Jerry Dodgion (as), Oliver Nelson (as, con), Bob Ashton, George Barrow (ts), Wally Richardson (g), Lloyd Mayers (p), Bob Bushnell (b), Ed Shaughnessy (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Makin' Whoopee(Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) / arr: Oliver Nelson
b. You Came A Long Way From St. Louis(John Benson Brooks, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell) / arr: Oliver Nelson
Prestige 4545-215   
Prestige CDPRCD 11021-2 — The Prestige Singles   (2002)
c. Look For The Silver Lining(Jerome Kern, Buddy DeSylva) / arr: Oliver Nelson
d. The Masquerade Is Over(Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson) / arr: Oliver Nelson
e. By The Bend Of The River(Clara Edwards, Bernhard Haig) / arr: Oliver Nelson
f. Good Morning Heartache(Ervin Drake, Irene Higginbotham, Dan Fisher) / arr: Oliver Nelson
g. They Can't Take That Away From Me(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Oliver Nelson
All titles on: Prestige LP 12"7214 — From The Heart   
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-1016-2 — From The Heart   (1999)

Jerry Dodgion (as) on a-d; Oliver Nelson (as) on a-d; Bob Ashton (ts) on a-d; George Barrow (ts) on a-d.


Date: April 6, 1962
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Prestige

Etta Jones (ldr), Wally Richardson (g), Patti Bown (p), George Duvivier (b), Ed Shaughnessy (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Good For Nothing Joe(Ted Koehler, Rube Bloom)
b. You Don't Know My Mind(Clarence Williams)
c. And I'll Be There(Howard Cook)
Prestige 4545-233   
Prestige CDPRCD 11021-2 — The Prestige Singles   (2002)
d. I Miss You So(Jimmy Henderson, Bertha Scott, Sydney Robin)
Prestige LP 12"7443 — Greatest Hits   (1967)
e. In The Dark(Lil Green)
Prestige 4545-233   
Prestige CDPRCD 11021-2 — The Prestige Singles   (2002)
f. I Wonder(Raymond Leveen, Cecil Gant)
g. I'm Pullin' Through(Arthur Herzog, Irene Kitchings)
All titles on: Prestige LP 12"7241 — Lonely And Blue   
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-702-2 — Lonely And Blue   (1992)

Date: April 13, 1962
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Prestige

Gene Ammons (ldr), Gene Ammons (ts), Patti Bown (p), George Duvivier (b), Walter Perkins (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. But Not For Me(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
Prestige LP 12"7275 — Soul Summit Vol. 2   (1964)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-702-2 — Lonely And Blue   (1992)
Prestige CD24118 — Soul Summit   (1994)
b. If You Are But A Dream(Moe Jaffe, Jack Fulton, Nat Bonx)
Prestige LP 12"7275 — Soul Summit Vol. 2   (1964)
Prestige LP 12"7443 — Greatest Hits   (1967)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-702-2 — Lonely And Blue   (1992)
Prestige CD24118 — Soul Summit   (1994)
Prestige CD24155-2 — Gentle Jug Volume 2   (1995)
c. The Party's Over(Jule Styne, Adolph Green, Betty Comden)
Prestige LP 12"7287 — Late Hour Special   
d. Cool Cool Daddy(Traditional)
Prestige LP 12"7275 — Soul Summit Vol. 2   (1964)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-702-2 — Lonely And Blue   (1992)
Prestige CD24118 — Soul Summit   (1994)
e. Lascivious(Gene Ammons)
Prestige LP 12"7287 — Late Hour Special   
f. Soft Winds(Fletcher Henderson, Roy Alfred, Benny Goodman, Charlie Christian)
Prestige LP 12"7287 — Late Hour Special   
g. Scam(Gene Ammons)
Prestige LP 12"7400 — Sock!   (1965)
Prestige CD24266 — A Stranger In Town   (2002)

Etta Jones (v) on a-b, d.


Date: May 4, 1962
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Prestige

Etta Jones (ldr), Budd Johnson (ts), Patti Bown (p), Art Davis (b), Ed Shaughnessy (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Out In The Cold Again(Ted Koehler, Rube Bloom)
b. My Gentleman Friend(Arnold B. Horwitt, Richard Lewine)
Prestige LP 12"7443 — Greatest Hits   (1967)
c. Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You(Don Redman, Andy Razaf)
d. Trav'lin' Light(Jimmy Mundy, Johnny Mercer, James Oliver 'Trummy' Young)
All titles on: Prestige LP 12"7241 — Lonely And Blue   
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-702-2 — Lonely And Blue   (1992)

Date: November 28, 1962
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Prestige

Etta Jones (ldr), Jerome Richardson (f, ts), Kenny Burrell, Bucky Pizzarelli (g), Ernie Hayes (p, org), Sam Bruno (b), Bobby Donaldson (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. If I Loved You(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
Prestige LP 12"7272 — Love Shout   
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-941-2 — Love Shout   (1997)
b. Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo(Bronislau Kaper, Helen Deutsch)
Prestige LP 12"7272 — Love Shout   
Prestige 4545-237   
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-941-2 — Love Shout   (1997)
Prestige CDPRCD 11021-2 — The Prestige Singles   (2002)
c. Nature Boy(Eden Ahbez)
Prestige 4545-237   
Prestige LP 12"7284 — Hollar!   (1964)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-1061-2 — Hollar!   (2001)
Prestige CDPRCD 11021-2 — The Prestige Singles   (2002)
d. The Gal From Joe's(Duke Ellington, Irving Mills)
Prestige LP 12"7272 — Love Shout   
Prestige 4545-278   
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-941-2 — Love Shout   (1997)
Prestige CDPRCD 11021-2 — The Prestige Singles   (2002)

Jerome Richardson (f) on a-b, (ts) on c-d; Ernie Hayes (p) on c-d, (org) on a; Sam Bruno (b) on a, c-d.


Date: February 4, 1963
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Prestige

Etta Jones (ldr), Kenny Burrell (g), Kenny Cox (p), Larry Young (org), George Tucker (b), Jimmie Smith (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. There Are Such Things(Stanley Adams, George W. Meyer, Abel Baer)
b. Someday My Prince Will Come(Frank E. Churchill, Larry Morey)
Prestige 4545-278   
Prestige CDPRCD 11021-2 — The Prestige Singles   (2002)
c. Some Enchanted Evening(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
d. Old Folks(Willard Robison, Dedette Hill)
Prestige 4545-262   
Prestige LP 12"7443 — Greatest Hits   (1967)
Prestige CDPRCD 11021-2 — The Prestige Singles   (2002)
All titles on: Prestige LP 12"7272 — Love Shout   
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-941-2 — Love Shout   (1997)

Kenny Cox (p) on a-c; Larry Young (org) on a-c.


Date: February 12, 1963
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Prestige

Etta Jones (ldr), Kenny Cox (p), Larry Young (org), Peck Morrison (b), Oliver Jackson (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. It's Magic(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
b. Like Someone In Love(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
c. Love Walked In(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
Prestige 4545-262   
Prestige CDPRCD 11021-2 — The Prestige Singles   (2002)
All titles on: Prestige LP 12"7272 — Love Shout   
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-941-2 — Love Shout   (1997)

Date: 1965
Label: Roulette

Etta Jones (ldr), Joe Newman (t, fh), Frank Wess (f, ts), George Berg (bar), Mike Mainieri (vib), Kenny Burrell (g), Junior Mance (p), Milt Hinton (b), Oliver Jackson (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Moon Man(Henry Glover)
Roulette 454699   
b. My Coloring Book(John Kander, Fred Ebb)
c. Did I Remember?(Harold Adamson, Walter Donaldson)
d. I Had A Man(Don Christopher, Mark Barkan)
e. Swinging Shepherd Blues(Moe Koffman)
f. I Was Telling Him About You(Moose Charlap)
g. Lonely Crowd(Henry Glover)
Roulette 454699   
h. All Right, OK, You Win(Sidney Wyche, Mayme Watts)
i. I've Got It Pretty Bad
j. Wonder Why(Sammy Cahn, Nicholas Brodszky)
k. The Late Late Show(Murray Berlin, Roy Alfred)
l. Tess's Torch Song(Ted Koehler, Harold Arlen)
All titles on: Roulette LP 12"R-25329 — Etta Jones Sings   

Date: February 27, 1972
Location: Famous Ballroom, Baltimore
Left Bank Jazz Society

Etta Jones, Cedar Walton (ldr), Cedar Walton (p), Sam Jones (b), Billy Higgins (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Theme From "Love Story"(Carl Sigman, Francis Lai)
b. Sunday(Chester Conn, Bennie Krueger, Ned Miller, Jule Styne)
c. This Guy's In Love With You(Burt Bacharach, Hal David)
d. If You Could See Me Now(Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman)
e. For All We Know(Sam M. Lewis, J. Fred Coots)
f. Exactly Like You(Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
g. You Better Go Now(Bickley "Bix" Reichner, Irvin Graham)
h. Blow Top Blues(Leonard Feather, Jane Feather)
Label M CD5711 — Three Sundays In The Seventies "Live" at the Left Bank   (2000)
i. Love Nest(Otto Harbach, Louis Hirsch)
j. Don't Go To Strangers(Arthur Kent, Redd Evans, Dave Mann)
Label M CD5711 — Three Sundays In The Seventies "Live" at the Left Bank   (2000)
All titles on: Reel To Real CDRTRCD002 — A Soulful Sunday   (2019)

Etta Jones (v) on b-j.

This Guy's In Love With You as "This Girl's In Love With You"


Date: March 14 & 15, 1973
Location: Watt's Club Mozambique, Detroit

Houston Person (ldr), Marcus Belgrave, Donald Townes (t), Eli Fontaine (as), Wild Bill Moore, Houston Person (ts), Grant Green, Robert Lowe (g), Jack McDuff, Sonny Phillips, Jimmy Watson (org), James Jamerson (b), Hank Brown, Idris Muhammad (d), Buddy Caldwell (perc), Etta Jones, Spanky Wilson (v)

a. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life(Stevie Wonder)
Eastbound 2LP set2EB 9010 — The Real Thing   
b. Since I Fell For You(Buddy Johnson)
Eastbound 2LP set2EB 9010 — The Real Thing   
c. Until It's Time For You To Go(Buffy Sainte-Marie)
Eastbound 2LP set2EB 9010 — The Real Thing   
d. Pain(The Ohio Players)
Eastbound 2LP set2EB 9010 — The Real Thing   
e. Angel Eyes(Matt Dennis, Earl Brent)
Eastbound 2LP set2EB 9010 — The Real Thing   
f. Easy Walker(Teddi Taylor (aka Castion or Lastion), Billy Taylor)
Eastbound 2LP set2EB 9010 — The Real Thing   
g. Kittitian Carnival(Sonny Phillips)
Eastbound 2LP set2EB 9010 — The Real Thing   
h. Could It Be I'm Falling In Love(Melvin Steals, Mervin Steals)
Eastbound 2LP set2EB 9010 — The Real Thing   
i. Where Is The Love(William Salter, Ralph MacDonald)
Eastbound 2LP set2EB 9010 — The Real Thing   
j. 'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do(Porter Grainger, Everett Robbins)
Eastbound 2LP set2EB 9010 — The Real Thing   
k. Don't Go To Strangers(Arthur Kent, Redd Evans, Dave Mann)
Eastbound 2LP set2EB 9010 — The Real Thing   
l. Crazy Legs(Donald Austin, Woody Wilson)
Eastbound 2LP set2EB 9010 — The Real Thing   
BGP CDCDBGPD 071 — Together - The Eastbound Years   (1993)
m. Blow Top Blues(Leonard Feather, Jane Feather)
BGP CDCDBGPD 071 — Together - The Eastbound Years   (1993)
n. Lester Leaps In(Lester Young)
BGP CDCDBGPD 071 — Together - The Eastbound Years   (1993)

j, k performed as medley.

Marcus Belgrave (t) on d, g-h, l; Donald Townes (t) on g; Eli Fontaine (as) on g; Wild Bill Moore (ts) on g; Grant Green (g) on b, d-f, h, l, n; Robert Lowe (g) on a, c-d, g-h, j-l; Jack McDuff (org) on e, n; Sonny Phillips (org) on c-d, f-h, l-m; Jimmy Watson (org) on a-b, i-k; James Jamerson (b) on d, h, l; Hank Brown (d) on a-c, g, i-k, m; Idris Muhammad (d) on d-f, h, l; Buddy Caldwell (perc) on a, d, g-k, m; Etta Jones (v) on k, m; Spanky Wilson (v) on c.


Date: June 24, 1973
Location: Famous Ballroom, Baltimore
Left Bank Jazz Society

Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt (ldr), Sonny Stitt (as, ts), Gene Ammons (ts), Cedar Walton (p), Sam Jones (b), Billy Higgins (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Blue 'n' Boogie(Dizzy Gillespie)
Prestige CD11019 — God Bless Jug And Sonny   (2000)
b. Stringin' The Jug(Gene Ammons, Edward 'Sonny' Stitt)
Prestige CD11019 — God Bless Jug And Sonny   (2000)
c. God Bless The Child(Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog)
Prestige CD11019 — God Bless Jug And Sonny   (2000)
d. Autumn In New York(Vernon Duke)
Prestige CD11019 — God Bless Jug And Sonny   (2000)
e. Ugetsu [aka Fantasy In D](Cedar Walton)
Prestige CD11019 — God Bless Jug And Sonny   (2000)
f. Bye Bye Blackbird(Mort Dixon, Ray Henderson)
Prestige CD11019 — God Bless Jug And Sonny   (2000)
g. Just In Time(Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
Prestige CD11022 — Left Bank Encores   (2002)
h. They Can't Take That Away From Me(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
Prestige CD11022 — Left Bank Encores   (2002)
i. Theme From "Love Story"(Carl Sigman, Francis Lai)
Prestige CD11022 — Left Bank Encores   (2002)
j. Exactly Like You(Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
Prestige CD11022 — Left Bank Encores   (2002)
k. Don't Go To Strangers(Arthur Kent, Redd Evans, Dave Mann)
Prestige CD11022 — Left Bank Encores   (2002)
l. Autumn Leaves [aka Les Feuilles Mortes](Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prevert, Johnny Mercer)
Prestige CD11022 — Left Bank Encores   (2002)
m. Blues Up And Down(Gene Ammons, Edward 'Sonny' Stitt)
Prestige CD11022 — Left Bank Encores   (2002)

Sonny Stitt (as) on d, h, (ts) on a-b, f-g, j-m; Gene Ammons (ts) on a-c, f-h, j-m; Etta Jones (v) on j-k.


Date: early 1974
Location: Detroit
Label: Westbound

Houston Person (ldr), unknown (choir, orc), Houston Person (ts), Etta Jones (v), Ed Nuccilli, Jimmy Roach (con)

a. I Like To Live The Love(Dave Crawford, Charles Mann) / arr: Ed Nuccilli, Jimmy Roach
b. What It Is(Louis Crane) / arr: Ed Nuccilli, Jimmy Roach
c. Shotgun(Autry DeWalt) / arr: Ed Nuccilli, Jimmy Roach
d. Mayola(Louis Crane) / arr: Ed Nuccilli, Jimmy Roach
e. Gold In My Ear(Louis Crane) / arr: Ed Nuccilli, Jimmy Roach
f. 500 Gin Rummy(Louis Crane, Jimmy D. Scott) / arr: Ed Nuccilli, Jimmy Roach
g. Funky Sunday Afternoon(Louis Crane) / arr: Ed Nuccilli, Jimmy Roach
h. A Touch Of Bad Stuff(Louis Crane, Jimmy Roach) / arr: Ed Nuccilli, Jimmy Roach
i. All In Love Is Fair(Stevie Wonder) / arr: Ed Nuccilli, Jimmy Roach
j. He'll Fight My Battles(Delores Williams) / arr: Ed Nuccilli, Jimmy Roach
All titles on: Westbound LP 12"W-205 — Houston Person '75   
Westbound CDB00098F7E8 — Houston '75/Get Out'a My Way   (2014)

unknown (choir) on j; Etta Jones (v) on j.


Date: ca. 1975
Location: Detroit
Label: Westbound

Etta Jones (ldr), unknown (orc, str), Houston Person (ts), Cedar Walton (p), Etta Jones (v), Jimmy Roach, Billy Ver Planck (con)

a. Grandma's Hands(Bill Withers) / arr: Billy Ver Planck
b. Why Don't The Girls Ever Know(Billy Ver Planck, Frank Grant) / arr: Billy Ver Planck
c. I Just Don't Want To Be Lonely(Vinnie Barrett, Bobby Eli, John Freeman) / arr: Billy Ver Planck
d. Etta's Love Theme(Billy Ver Planck) / arr: Billy Ver Planck
e. When You Were Sweet Sixteen(James Thornton) / arr: Jimmy Roach
Westbound 45WT-5011   
f. Go Away Little Girl(Gerry Goffin, Carole King) / arr: Jimmy Roach
g. I Think I'll Tell Him(Thom Bell, Linda Creed) / arr: Jimmy Roach
Westbound 45WT-5011   
h. Fare To Heaven(Harold Wing) / arr: Jimmy Roach
All titles on: Westbound LP 12"W-203 — Etta Jones '75   

Cedar Walton (p) on e-h; unknown (str) on a-d; Etta Jones (v) on a-c, e-h; Jimmy Roach (con) on e-h; Billy Ver Planck (con) on a-d.


Date: July 1, 1976
Label: Muse

Etta Jones (ldr), Houston Person (ts), Jimmy Ponder (g), Walter Davis, Jr. (p), Buster Williams (b), Grady Tate (d), Lawrence Killian (perc), Etta Jones (v)

a. I'm Gonna Lock My Heart (And Throw Away The Key)(Jimmy Eaton, Terry Shand)
32 Jazz CD32076 — Doin' What She Does Best   (1998)
b. He's Gone Again(Curtis Lewis, Curley Hamner, Gladys Hampton)
32 Jazz CD32076 — Doin' What She Does Best   (1998)
c. The Second Time Around(Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen)
d. If That's The Way You Feel(Billy Eckstine)
e. Exactly Like You(Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
f. I'm All For You(Jerry Bresler, Larry Wynn)
g. You'd Better Love Me(Timothy Gray, Hugh Martin)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"5099 — Ms. Jones To You   

He's Gone Again as "Gone Again", "Gone Away" on cover


Date: June 23, 1977
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Muse

Etta Jones (ldr), Houston Person (ts), George Devens (vib), Jimmy Ponder (g), Sonny Phillips (p, org), Rufus Reid (b), Idris Muhammad (d), Lawrence Killian (perc), Etta Jones (v)

a. The Way You Look Tonight(Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields)
Savoy CDSVY 17215 — Timeless Etta Jones   (2003)
b. Don't Misunderstand(Gordon Parks)
Muse 4545003   
32 Jazz CD32159 — A Little Houston On The Side   (1999)
Savoy Jazz CDSVY 17301 — A Little Houston On The Side   (2003)
c. Be My Love(Sammy Cahn, Nicholas Brodszky)
Savoy CDSVY 17215 — Timeless Etta Jones   (2003)
d. You Do Something To Me(Cole Porter)
Muse 4545003   
e. My Mother's Eyes(L. Wolfe Gilbert, Abel Baer)
Savoy CDSVY 17215 — Timeless Etta Jones   (2003)
f. This Guy's In Love With You(Burt Bacharach, Hal David)
g. Gloomy Sunday(Laszlo Javor, Rezso Seress, Sam M. Lewis)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"5145 — My Mother's Eyes   (1978)

This Guy's In Love With You as "This Girl's In Love With You"


Date: November 1977
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Muse

Houston Person (ldr), Virgil Jones (t), Houston Person (ts), Melvin Sparks (g), Sonny Phillips (ep), Charles Earland (org), Mervin Bronson (b), Grady Tate (d), Lawrence Killian (perc), Etta Jones (v)

a. Pretty Please(Harold Ousley)
b. Please, Mister Johnson(Buddy Johnson)
c. I Hope I Can Love Again(Harold Ousley)
d. Freddie Freeloader(Miles Davis)
e. The Nearness Of You(Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington)
f. Mean To Me(Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"5178 — The Nearness Of You   

Etta Jones (v) on b.

Please Mister Johnson as Please Mr. Person


Date: June 21, 1978
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Muse

Etta Jones (ldr), Houston Person (ts), George Devens (vib), Melvin Sparks (g), Sonny Phillips (p, org), Sam Jones (b), Idris Muhammad (d), Lawrence Killian (perc), Etta Jones (v)

a. What A Little Moonlight Can Do(Harry M. Woods)
32 Jazz CD32076 — Doin' What She Does Best   (1998)
b. I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You(Victor Young, Ned Washington, Bing Crosby)
c. I Saw Stars(Maurice Sigler, Al Goodhart, Al Hoffman)
32 Jazz CD32076 — Doin' What She Does Best   (1998)
d. If You Could See Me Now(Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman)
e. I'm In the Mood For Love(Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
32 Jazz CD32076 — Doin' What She Does Best   (1998)
f. It Could Happen To You(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)
32 Jazz CD32076 — Doin' What She Does Best   (1998)
g. The Way We Were(Marvin Hamlisch, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
h. Ain't Misbehavin'(Thomas 'Fats' Waller, Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"5175 — If You Could See Me Now   (1979)

Date: ca. 1980
Location: Salt Peanuts, NYC
Label: High Note

Etta Jones, Houston Person (ldr), Houston Person (ts), Sonny Phillips (org), Frankie Jones (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Blue Monk(Thelonious Monk)
b. Don't Misunderstand(Gordon Parks)
c. Exactly Like You(Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
d. Ain't Misbehavin'(Thomas 'Fats' Waller, Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf)
e. I Saw Stars(Maurice Sigler, Al Goodhart, Al Hoffman)
f. I'm Glad There Is You(Jimmy Dorsey, Paul (Madeira) Mertz)
g. Bluesology(Milt Jackson)
h. Are You Real(Benny Golson)
All titles on: High Note CD7173 — Don't Misunderstand   (2007)

Etta Jones (v) on b-e.


Date: August 7, 1980
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Muse

Etta Jones (ldr), Houston Person (ts), George Devens (vib), Cedar Walton (p), George Duvivier (b), Frankie Jones (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Save Your Love For Me(Buddy Johnson)
Savoy CDSVY 17215 — Timeless Etta Jones   (2003)
b. The One I Love Belongs To Somebody Else(Isham Jones, Gus Kahn)
Savoy CDSVY 17215 — Timeless Etta Jones   (2003)
c. Georgia On My Mind(Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell)
Savoy CDSVY 17215 — Timeless Etta Jones   (2003)
d. My Man [Mon Homme](Channing Pollock, Maurice Yvain, Albert Willemetz, Jacques Charles)
e. The Man That Got Away(Ira Gershwin, Harold Arlen)
32 Jazz CD32076 — Doin' What She Does Best   (1998)
f. Let's Beat Out Some Love(Buddy Johnson)
g. Star Dust(Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish)
Savoy CDSVY 17215 — Timeless Etta Jones   (2003)
h. East Of The Sun(Brooks Bowman)
32 Jazz CD32076 — Doin' What She Does Best   (1998)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"5214 — Save Your Love For Me   
Muse CDMCD 6002 — Fine And Mellow/Save Your Love For Me   (1994)
32 Jazz CD32120 — Ain't She Sweet   (2000)

Date: September 19, 1983
Label: Muse

Etta Jones (ldr), Joe Newman (t), Houston Person (ts), Cedar Walton (p), George Duvivier (b), Jimmy Cobb (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. I Wish I Knew(Harry Warren, Mack Gordon)
b. You're Breaking My Heart All Over Again(James Cavanaugh, John Redmond, Arthur Altman)
c. Blues In The Night(Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen)
d. My Romance(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
32 Jazz CD32076 — Doin' What She Does Best   (1998)
e. I Can't Give You Anything But Love(Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
f. Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup(Anna Sosenko)
g. I Should Care(Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn)
h. Love Me With All Your Heart(Carlos Rigual)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"5262 — Love Me With All Your Heart   (1984)

Date: October 21, 1986
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Muse

Etta Jones (ldr), Houston Person (ts), George Devens (vib), Stan Hope (p), Peter Martin Weiss (b), Cecil Brooks III (d), Ralph Dorsey (perc), Etta Jones (v)

a. I Laughed At Love(Benny Davis, Abner Silver)
32 Jazz CD32076 — Doin' What She Does Best   (1998)
b. My Foolish Heart(Victor Young, Ned Washington)
c. I May Be Wrong But I Think You're Wonderful(Harry Ruskin, Henry Sullivan)
d. I Want A Little Girl(Billy Moll, Murray Mencher)
e. Don't Worry 'Bout Me(Ted Koehler, Rube Bloom)
f. Orange Colored Sky(Milton DeLugg, Willie Stein)
32 Jazz CD32076 — Doin' What She Does Best   (1998)
g. Fine And Mellow(Billie Holiday)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"5333 — Fine And Mellow   (1987)
Muse CDMCD 6002 — Fine And Mellow/Save Your Love For Me   (1994)

I Want A Little Girl as "I Want A Little Boy"


Date: September 23, 1987
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Muse

Etta Jones (ldr), Houston Person (ts), George Devens (vib), Stan Hope (p), Milt Hinton (b), Vernel Fournier (d), Ralph Dorsey (perc), Etta Jones (v)

a. I Realize Now(Sidney Miller, Stanley Cowan)
b. Laughing At Life(Charles Kenny, Nick Kenny, Bob Todd, Cornell Todd)
32 Jazz CD32076 — Doin' What She Does Best   (1998)
32 Jazz CD32159 — A Little Houston On The Side   (1999)
Savoy Jazz CDSVY 17301 — A Little Houston On The Side   (2003)
c. I Think I'll Tell Him(Thom Bell, Linda Creed)
Savoy CDSVY 17215 — Timeless Etta Jones   (2003)
d. Jim(Caesar Petrillo, Nelson Shawn, Milton Samuels)
e. Crazy He Calls Me(Carl Sigman, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell)
32 Jazz CD32076 — Doin' What She Does Best   (1998)
f. Why Was I Born(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
Savoy CDSVY 17215 — Timeless Etta Jones   (2003)
g. Etta's Blues(Etta Jones)
Savoy CDSVY 17215 — Timeless Etta Jones   (2003)
h. I'll Be Seeing You(Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal)
32 Jazz CD32076 — Doin' What She Does Best   (1998)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"5351 — I'll Be Seeing You   (1988)
Muse CDMCD 5351 — I'll Be Seeing You   (1988)
32 Jazz CD32120 — Ain't She Sweet   (2000)

Date: October 18 or 30, 1989
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Muse

Etta Jones (ldr), Houston Person (ts), George Devens (vib), Randy Johnston (g), Horace Ott (key), Wilbur Bascomb, Jr. (eb), Cecil Brooks III (d), Ralph Dorsey (perc), Etta Jones (v)

a. Sugar(Maceo Pinkard, Sidney D. Mitchell, Edna Alexander) / arr: Horace Ott
b. So I Love You(Carroll Coates) / arr: Horace Ott
c. That's All There Is To That(Kelly Owens, Clyde Otis) / arr: Horace Ott
d. All The Way(Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn) / arr: Horace Ott
All titles on: Muse CD5379 — Sugar   (1990)

Date: October 18 or 30, 1989
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Muse

Etta Jones (ldr), Houston Person (ts), Randy Johnston (g), Stan Hope (p), Peter Martin Weiss (b), Bertell Knox (d), Ralph Dorsey (perc), Earl Coleman, Della Griffin, Etta Jones (v)

a. She's Funny That Way(Charles N. Daniels [aka Neil Moret], Richard Whiting) / arr: Stan Hope
b. Blow Top Blues(Leonard Feather, Jane Feather) / arr: Stan Hope
c. This Is Always(Harry Warren, Mack Gordon) / arr: Stan Hope
d. Side By Side(Harry M. Woods) / arr: Stan Hope
All titles on: Muse CD5379 — Sugar   (1990)

Earl Coleman (v) on c; Della Griffin (v) on d.

She's Funny That Way as "He's Funny That Way"


Date: March 19 & 20, 1990
Location: Good Day Club, Tokyo

Etta Jones, Houston Person (ldr), Houston Person (ts), Stan Hope (p), Peter Martin Weiss (b), Cecil Brooks III (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Love Is Here To Stay(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
b. But Not For Me(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
c. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)(Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster)
d. Ain't Misbehavin'(Thomas 'Fats' Waller, Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf)
e. I'm In the Mood For Love(Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
f. I'm Through With Love(Joseph A. Livingston, Matt Malneck, Gus Kahn)
g. For All We Know(Sam M. Lewis, J. Fred Coots)
h. It Might As Well Be Spring(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
i. Summertime(George Gershwin, Dubose Heyward)
All titles on: Absord CD(J) ABCJ 338 — A Night In Roppongi   (2004)
All Art CD(J) KICJ-205 — A Night In Roppongi   (2004)

Etta Jones (v) on b-g.


Date: June 14 or 15, 1990
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Muse

Etta Jones (ldr), Houston Person (ts), Randy Johnston (g), Stan Hope (p), Peter Martin Weiss (b), Bertell Knox (d), Sammy Figueroa (perc), Etta Jones (v)

a. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas(Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) / arr: Stan Hope
b. Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town(Haven Gillespie, J. Fred Coots) / arr: Stan Hope
c. The Christmas Song(Mel Torme, Robert Wells) / arr: Stan Hope
32 Jazz CD32034 — Christmas With Houston Person And Etta Jones   (1997)
d. What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?(Frank Loesser) / arr: Stan Hope
All titles on: Muse LP 12"MR 5411 — Christmas With Etta Jones   
Muse CD5411 — Christmas With Etta Jones   

Houston Person (ts) on a-c; Randy Johnston (g) on b-d.


Date: June 14 or 15, 1990
Location: Van Gelder
Label: Muse

Etta Jones (ldr), Johnny Coles (fh), Bill Easley (f, ts), George Devens (vib), Randy Johnston (g), Horace Ott (key), Wilbur Bascomb, Jr. (eb), Cecil Brooks III (d), Sammy Figueroa (perc), Etta Jones (v)

a. It's Christmas Time(Gloria Coleman) / arr: Horace Ott
Muse LP 12"MR 5411 — Christmas With Etta Jones   
b. Merry Christmas Baby(Johnny Dudley Moore, Lou Baxter) / arr: Horace Ott
Muse LP 12"MR 5411 — Christmas With Etta Jones   
32 Jazz CD32034 — Christmas With Houston Person And Etta Jones   (1997)
c. Ring The Bells(Gloria Coleman) / arr: Horace Ott
Muse LP 12"MR 5411 — Christmas With Etta Jones   
d. White Christmas(Irving Berlin) / arr: Horace Ott
Muse LP 12"MR 5411 — Christmas With Etta Jones   
32 Jazz CD32034 — Christmas With Houston Person And Etta Jones   (1997)
e. I'll Be Home For Christmas(Walter Kent, Kim Gannon, Buck Ram)
32 Jazz CD32034 — Christmas With Houston Person And Etta Jones   (1997)
All titles on: Muse CD5411 — Christmas With Etta Jones   

Johnny Coles (fh) on a-c; Bill Easley (f) on a, (ts) on a-c; George Devens (vib) on a-d; Randy Johnston (g) on a-d; Wilbur Bascomb, Jr. (eb) on a-d; Cecil Brooks III (d) on a-d; Sammy Figueroa (perc) on a-c.


Date: September 19, 1991 and January 28, 1992
Label: Muse

Etta Jones (ldr), Philip Harper (t), Houston Person (ts), Benny Green (p), Christian McBride (b), Winard Harper (d), Sammy Figueroa (perc), Etta Jones (v)

a. Ma (He's Making Eyes At Me)(Sidney Clare, Con Conrad)
b. Say It Isn't So(Irving Berlin)
c. Undecided(Charlie Shavers, Sydney Robin)
d. Someone To Watch Over Me(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
e. Reverse The Charges(Enoch 'Sonny Boy' Williams, Freddy Webster)
f. P. S. I Love You(Gordon Jenkins, Johnny Mercer)
g. I Could Have Danced All Night(Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
h. Perdido(Juan Tizol, Ervin Drake, Hans Lengsfelder aka Harry Lenk)
All titles on: Muse CD5474 — Reverse The Charges   (1992)

Philip Harper (t) on b-g; Houston Person (ts) on a, c-f, h; Sammy Figueroa (perc) on a, c-d, g-h.


Date: March 1993
Location: Amsterdam

Rein de Graaff (ldr), Houston Person (ts), Rein de Graaff (p), Koos Serierse (b), Eric Ineke (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You(Victor Young, Ned Washington, Bing Crosby)
Timeless CDCDSJP 471 — Confirmation   (2005)

Date: April 21, 1993
Label: Muse

Etta Jones (ldr), Eddie Allen (t), Jimmy Hill (as), Houston Person (ts), Benny Green (p), Ray Drummond (b), Winard Harper (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. You're A Sweetheart(Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson)
b. He's My Guy(Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
c. Where Are You?(Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson)
d. Wonder Why(Sammy Cahn, Nicholas Brodszky)
e. If You Were Mine(Matt Malneck, Johnny Mercer)
f. You're Driving Me Crazy(Walter Donaldson)
g. A Cottage For Sale(Willard Robison, Larry Conley)
h. Don't Take Your Love From Me(Henry Nemo)
All titles on: Muse CD5511 — At Last   (1995)

g, h performed as medley.


Date: 1994
Label: Muse

Etta Jones (ldr), Benny Green (p), Etta Jones (v)

a. But Beautiful(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)
b. I Don't Want To Walk Without You Baby(Jule Styne, Frank Loesser)
c. For Once In My Life(Ronald Miller, Orlando Murden)
d. Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe(E. Y. Harburg, Harold Arlen)
e. Because Of You(Arthur Hammerstein, Dudley Wilkinson)
f. Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You(Don Redman, Andy Razaf)
g. If You Could See Me Now(Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman)
h. Teach Me Tonight(Gene DePaul, Sammy Cahn)
i. You Better Go Now(Bickley "Bix" Reichner, Irvin Graham)
j. When I Grow Too Old To Dream(Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II)
All titles on: Muse CD5534 — My Gentleman Friend   (1996)

Date: July 22 or 29, 1994
Label: Muse

Houston Person (ldr), Houston Person (ts), Melvin Sparks (g, v), Benny Green (p), Cameron Brown (b), Winard Harper (d), Della Griffin, Etta Jones (v)

a. Santa Baby(Joan Javits, Phil Springer, Tony Springer)
b. It's Christmas Time, Baby(Melvin Sparks)
c. Jingle Bells(J. S. Pierpont)
All titles on: Muse CD5530 — Christmas With Houston Person And Friends   
Savoy Jazz CDSVY 17244 — Santa Baby   (2003)

Della Griffin (v) on c; Etta Jones (v) on a; Melvin Sparks (v) on b.


Date: January 9, 1995
Label: Verve

Etta Jones (v)

a. If I Had You(Ted Shapiro, Reg Connelly, Jimmy Campbell)
Verve CD314 529 848 — Honey Dripper   

overdubbed as duet with Charles Brown on his "Honey Dripper" album


Date: February 1, 1995
Label: Muse

Etta Jones (ldr), Houston Person (ts), Mike Renzi (p), Jay Leonhart (b), Grady Tate (d), Tom Aalfs (violin), Etta Jones (v)

a. At Last(Harry Warren, Henry Glover, Mack Gordon)
b. God Bless The Child(Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog)
c. I Can't Get Started(Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin)
All titles on: Muse CD5511 — At Last   (1995)

Date: November 26, 1996
Label: High Note

Etta Jones (ldr), Houston Person (ts), Dick Morgan (p), Keter Betts (b), Frankie Jones (d), Tom Aalfs (violin), Etta Jones (v)

a. Misty(Erroll Garner, Johnny Burke)
b. I'm Having A Good Time(Alberta Hunter)
c. Somewhere In My Lifetime(Jesus Alvarez)
d. A Tisket, A Tasket(Van Alexander, Ella Fitzgerald)
e. (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons(Deek Watson, William "Pat" Best)
High Note CD7124 — Always in Our Hearts   (2004)
f. What A Wonderful World(George David Weiss, Bob Thiele)
High Note CD7124 — Always in Our Hearts   (2004)
g. What A Difference A Day Makes(Maria Grever, Stanley Adams)
h. I Cover The Waterfront(Edward Heyman, Johnny Green)
i. Mr. Bojangles(Jerry Jeff Walker)
High Note CD7124 — Always in Our Hearts   (2004)
j. I Apologize(Al Goodhart, Al Hoffman, Ed G. Nelson)
All titles on: High Note CD7005 — The Melody Lingers On   (1997)

Date: December 17, 1996
Label: Evidence

James Williams (ldr), Bill Pierce (ss, ts), Steve Wilson (ss, as), Javon Jackson (ts), James Williams (p), John Lockwood (b), Yoron Israel, Tony Reedus (d), Miles Griffith, Roger Holland, Etta Jones, Dianne Reeves, Vanessa Rubin (v)

a. A Beautiful Friendship(Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne)
b. Dat Dere(Bobby Timmons)
c. Playin' The Field(James Williams)
d. Dialogue: A Few Miles To Holland(Roger Holland, Miles Griffith)
e. You'll Never Walk Alone(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
f. Vignette #1 (w/Respect To McCoy, Coltrane, Chick, and Babs)(James Williams)
g. Day By Day(Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn)
h. Deliverance(James Williams)
i. Lester Left Town(Wayne Shorter)
j. Vignette #2 (w/Respect To Mozart, Haydn, and T.J. Anderson)(James Williams)
k. Calvary(Traditional)
l. Praise Song For The People(James Williams)
All titles on: Evidence CDECD 22207 — We've Got What You Need!   

Bill Pierce (ss) on b-c, h, k, (ts) on b-c, h, k; Steve Wilson (ss) on e-g, j, l, (as) on e-g, j, l; Javon Jackson (ts) on a, i; Yoron Israel (d) on e-g; Tony Reedus (d) on a-c, e-g, i, k-l; Etta Jones (v) on a; Dianne Reeves (v) on e; Vanessa Rubin (v) on g.


Date: 1997
Label: Qwest

Milt Jackson (ldr), Milt Jackson (vib), Mike LeDonne (p), Bob Cranshaw (b), Mickey Roker (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Oh, Lady Be Good(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
b. Don't Go To Strangers(Arthur Kent, Redd Evans, Dave Mann)
c. Blues For Queen "D"(Milt Jackson)
d. You've Changed(Carl Fischer, Bill Carey)
e. What A Difference A Day Makes(Maria Grever, Stanley Adams)
f. This Bitter Earth(Clyde Otis)
g. A Tisket, A Tasket(Van Alexander, Ella Fitzgerald)
h. Good Morning Heartache(Ervin Drake, Irene Higginbotham, Dan Fisher)
i. Send In The Clowns(Stephen Sondheim)
j. Sa Va Bella (For Lady Legends)(Milt Jackson)
All titles on: Qwest CD9 46607 — Sa Va Bella (For Lady Legends)   (1997)

Etta Jones (v) on a, d, f.


Date: December 11, 1997
Label: High Note

Etta Jones (ldr), Houston Person (ts), Norman Simmons (p), John Webber (b), Kenny Washington (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Since I Fell For You(Buddy Johnson)
b. When My Man Comes Home(Buddy Johnson, J. Mayo Williams)
c. They All Say I'm The Biggest Fool(Buddy Johnson)
d. Save Your Love For Me(Buddy Johnson)
e. Let's Beat Out Some Love(Buddy Johnson)
High Note CD7124 — Always in Our Hearts   (2004)
f. I Don't Care Who Knows It (Baby I'm Yours)(Buddy Johnson)
g. Fine Brown Frame(Guadalupe Cartierro, J. Mayo Williams)
h. I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone(Buddy Johnson)
i. Please, Mister Johnson(Buddy Johnson)
j. Hittin' On Me(Buddy Johnson)
All titles on: High Note CD7026 — My Buddy   (1998)

Date: December 15-17, 1997 and April 27-29, 1998
Label: Telarc

Ray Brown (ldr), Antonio Hart (as), Ralph Moore (ts), Russell Malone (g), Geoff Keezer (p), Ray Brown (b), Gregory Hutchinson (d, v), Dee Dee Bridgewater, Etta Jones, Nancy King, Diana Krall, Kevin Mahogany, Vanessa Rubin, Marlena Shaw (v)

a. I Thought About You(Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Van Heusen)
Telarc CD83441 — Some of My Best Friends Are....Singers   
b. Poor Butterfly(Raymond Hubbell, John Golden)
Telarc CD83441 — Some of My Best Friends Are....Singers   
c. More Than You Know(Vincent Youmans, Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose)
Telarc CD83441 — Some of My Best Friends Are....Singers   
d. Little Boy(Francis Henry, Madeline Hyde)
Telarc CD83441 — Some of My Best Friends Are....Singers   
e. But Beautiful(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)
Telarc CD83441 — Some of My Best Friends Are....Singers   
f. At Long Last Love(Cole Porter)
Telarc CD83441 — Some of My Best Friends Are....Singers   
g. Skylark(Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer)
Telarc CD83441 — Some of My Best Friends Are....Singers   
h. Cherokee(Ray Noble)
Telarc CD83441 — Some of My Best Friends Are....Singers   
i. There Is No Greater Love(Marty Symes, Isham Jones)
Telarc CD83441 — Some of My Best Friends Are....Singers   
j. Imagination(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
Telarc CD83441 — Some of My Best Friends Are....Singers   
k. The Party's Over(Jule Styne, Adolph Green, Betty Comden)
Telarc CD83441 — Some of My Best Friends Are....Singers   
l. The Perfect Blues(Ray Brown)
Telarc CD83441 — Some of My Best Friends Are....Singers   
m. Away In A Manger
Telarc CD83437 — Christmas Songs   
n. Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town(Haven Gillespie, J. Fred Coots)
Telarc CD83437 — Christmas Songs   
o. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen(Traditional)
Telarc CD83437 — Christmas Songs   
p. It Came Upon A Midnight Clear(Richard S. Willis, Edmund H. Sears)
Telarc CD83437 — Christmas Songs   
q. Little Drummer Boy(Katherine Davis, Henry Onorati, Harry Simeone)
Telarc CD83437 — Christmas Songs   
r. The Christmas Song(Mel Torme, Robert Wells)
Telarc CD83437 — Christmas Songs   
s. Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer(John Marks)
Telarc CD83437 — Christmas Songs   
t. Winter Wonderland(Felix Bernard, Dick Smith)
Telarc CD83437 — Christmas Songs   
u. We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Telarc CD83437 — Christmas Songs   
v. O Tannenbaum(Traditional)
Telarc CD83437 — Christmas Songs   
w. Jingle Bells(J. S. Pierpont)
Telarc CD83437 — Christmas Songs   
x. White Christmas(Irving Berlin)
Telarc CD83437 — Christmas Songs   
y. The Christmas Rap
Telarc CD83437 — Christmas Songs   

Antonio Hart (as) on e, l; Ralph Moore (ts) on h, s, w; Russell Malone (g) on g, i, p, r; Dee Dee Bridgewater (v) on c, h, m; Gregory Hutchinson (v) on y; Etta Jones (v) on b, i, p; Nancy King (v) on e, l, t; Diana Krall (v) on a, d, n; Kevin Mahogany (v) on g, k, r; Vanessa Rubin (v) on x; Marlena Shaw (v) on f, j, w.


Date: November 1, 2 & 4, 1998
Location: S/S Norway
Floating Jazz Festival

Junior Mance (ldr), Arturo Sandoval (t), Lou Donaldson (as), Junior Mance (p), Keter Betts (b), Jackie Williams (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. How Insensitive [aka Insensatez](Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Norman Gimbel)
b. Now's The Time(Charlie Parker)
c. Confirmation(Charlie Parker)
d. Willow Weep For Me(Ann Ronell)
e. This Can't Be Love(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
f. I Got A New Daddy
g. Falling In Love With Love(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
h. When I Fall In Love(Victor Young, Edward Heyman)
i. What Is This Thing Called Love(Cole Porter)
All titles on: Chiaroscuro CD363 — Mance   

Arturo Sandoval (t) on b-c; Lou Donaldson (as) on b-c; Etta Jones (v) on f-g.


Date: May 25, 1999
Label: High Note

Etta Jones (ldr), Steve Turre (tb), Houston Person (ts), Russell Malone (g), Norman Simmons (p), John Webber (b), Kenny Washington (d), Tom Aalfs (violin), Etta Jones (v)

a. It's Magic(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
High Note CD7124 — Always in Our Hearts   (2004)
b. The Second Time Around(Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen)
High Note CD7124 — Always in Our Hearts   (2004)
c. Until The Real Thing Comes Along(Saul Chaplin, Sammy Cahn, Mann Holiner, Alberta Nichols)
d. I Should Care(Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn)
High Note CD7124 — Always in Our Hearts   (2004)
e. I'll Walk Alone(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
f. Saturday Night(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
g. All The Way(Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)
h. It's You Or No One(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
i. It's Been A Long, Long Time(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
j. Put 'Em In A Box, Tie 'Em With A Ribbon(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
All titles on: High Note CD7047 — All The Way - Etta Jones Sings Sammy Cahn   

Steve Turre (tb) on d, f, j; Houston Person (ts) on b, d-h; Russell Malone (g) on a-e, h-i; Tom Aalfs (violin) on a, h, j.


Date: November 3, 4, 6, & 7, 1999
Location: QE II

Clark Terry (ldr), Clark Terry (t, fh), Dave Glasser (as), Don Friedman (p), Shirley Horn (p, v), Marcus McLaurine (b), Sylvia Cuenca (d), Etta Jones, Vanessa Rubin, Carrie Smith (v)

a. Opus Ocean(Clark Terry)
b. The Nearness Of You(Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington)
c. East Of The Sun(Brooks Bowman)
d. Fine And Mellow(Billie Holiday)
e. The Snapper(Clark Terry)
f. Just Squeeze Me(Duke Ellington, Lee Gaines)
g. Is It True What They Say About Dixie?(Irving Caesar, Sammy Lerner, Gerald Marks)
h. Every Day I Have The Blues(Memphis Slim, William York)
i. Coffee Grinder Blues
j. Empty Bed Blues(J. C. Johnson)
k. The Hymn (Wichita Blues)(Jay McShann)
l. Shirley's Intro
m. But Beautiful(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)
n. The Theme
All titles on: Chiaroscuro CD365 — Live On QE2   (2001)

i, j performed as medley.

Don Friedman (p) on a-k, m-n; Shirley Horn (p) on l-m, (v) on l-m; Etta Jones (v) on c-d; Vanessa Rubin (v) on f; Carrie Smith (v) on h-j.

Fine And Mellow as "Etta's Fine And Mellow Blues".


Date: February 2000
Location: East Coast Jazz Festival, Rockville, MD

Keter Betts (ldr), David Steinmeyer (tb), Jerry Weldon (ts), Michael T. Jones (p), Keter Betts (b), Dennis Mackrel (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Spur Of The Moment(Dennis Mackrel)
b. Makin' Whoopee(Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn)
c. Suddenly! Last Summer(Jerry Weldon)
d. The Man I Love(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
e. The Surrey With The Fringe On The Top(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
f. Pinky's Waltz(Keter Betts)
g. Just Friends(John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis)
h. Bye Bye Blues(Fred Hamm, Dave Bennett, Bert Lown, Chauncey Gray)
All titles on: Keter Betts Music CD — Live At The East Coast Jazz Festival   

Jerry Weldon (ts) on a-c, e-h.


Date: February 11, 2000
Label: High Note

Etta Jones (ldr), Houston Person (ts), Richard Wyands (p), Ray Drummond (b), Chip White (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Did I Remember?(Harold Adamson, Walter Donaldson)
High Note CD7124 — Always in Our Hearts   (2004)
b. Easy Living(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
c. After You've Gone(Henry Creamer, Turner Layton)
d. Something To Remember You By(Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
e. They Say It's Wonderful(Irving Berlin)
f. Time After Time(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
g. Who Can I Turn To(Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley)
h. Our Very Own(Victor Young, Jack Elliot)
i. I Thought You Ought To Know(Tommy Dilbeck, Cecil Carter)
j. On A Slow Boat To China(Frank Loesser)
k. The Masquerade Is Over(Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson)
All titles on: High Note CD7059 — Easy Living   

Houston Person (ts) on a-b, d-f, h, k.


Date: February 28 & 29, 2000
Label: Warm Groove

John David Simon (ldr), Clark Terry (t), Eddie Bert (tb), John David Simon (ts), Mike Longo (p), Matthew Parrish (b), Bobby Durham (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Opus Ocean(Clark Terry)
b. Snatchin' It Back(Clark Terry)
c. That Ole Devil Called Love(Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts)
d. Fred(Neal Hefti)
e. Chat Qui Peche [A Cat That Fishes](Clark Terry)
f. Sometimes I'm Happy(Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar)
g. I Concentrate On You(Cole Porter)
h. Woody's Lament(Al Cohn)
i. Joonji(Clark Terry)
j. Serenade To Sweden(Duke Ellington)
k. Saying Goodbye(John D. Simon)
All titles on: Warm Groove CDWGCD 1001 — John David Simon And Friends   

Clark Terry (t) on a-b, e, i-j; Eddie Bert (tb) on i-j; Matthew Parrish (b) on a-j; Bobby Durham (d) on a-j; Etta Jones (v) on c, f.


Date: March 24, 2000
Label: High Note

Etta Jones, Houston Person (ldr), Houston Person (ts), Stan Hope (p), George Kaye (b), Chip White (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Frosty The Snowman(Walter Rollins, Steve Nelson)
b. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas(Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin)
c. Jingle Bells(J. S. Pierpont)
d. I'll Be Home For Christmas(Walter Kent, Kim Gannon, Buck Ram)
e. Winter Wonderland(Felix Bernard, Dick Smith)
f. Silent Night(Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber)
g. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
h. What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?(Frank Loesser)
i. Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town(Haven Gillespie, J. Fred Coots)
j. White Christmas(Irving Berlin)
k. The Christmas Waltz(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
l. The Christmas Song(Mel Torme, Robert Wells)
All titles on: High Note CD7058 — Together At Christmas   

Etta Jones (v) on b-c, f-g, j, l.


Date: April 15, 2000
Location: Tri-C Jazz Festival, Cleveland
Label: High Note

Etta Jones, Houston Person (ldr), Houston Person (ts), Stan Hope (p), George Kaye (b), Chip White (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me(Duke Ellington, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell)
b. The Way We Were(Marvin Hamlisch, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
c. 'Deed I Do(Walter Hirsch, Fred Rose)
d. Please Send Me Someone To Love(Percy Mayfield)
e. Fine And Mellow(Billie Holiday)
f. Oh, Lady Be Good(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
g. Somewhere In My Lifetime(Jesus Alvarez)
h. I Could Have Danced All Night(Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
i. What A Wonderful World(George David Weiss, Bob Thiele)
j. Ma (He's Making Eyes At Me)(Sidney Clare, Con Conrad)
k. Don't Go To Strangers(Arthur Kent, Redd Evans, Dave Mann)
l. I'll Be Seeing You(Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal)
All titles on: High Note CD7197 — The Way We Were   (2011)

Etta Jones (v) on e-l.


Date: ca. December 11, 2000
Label: Telarc

Vanessa Rubin (ldr), Steve Davis (tb), Javon Jackson (ts), Cedar Walton (p), David Williams (b), Lewis Nash (d), Etta Jones, Vanessa Rubin (v)

a. But Not For Me(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
b. Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You(Don Redman, Andy Razaf)
c. You'll Never Know (Until You Let Go)(Jerry Barnes, Katreese Barnes, Roberta Flack, Barry Miles)
d. Girl Talk(Neal Hefti, Bobby Troup)
All titles on: Telarc CD83480 — Girl Talk   

Etta Jones (v) on a-b.


Date: December 2000 & January 2001
Label: Finas

James Williams (ldr), Jon Faddis (t), Joe Lovano, Bill Pierce (ss, ts), Steve Wilson (as), Houston Person, Loren Schoenberg (ts), Steve Nelson (vib), Russell Malone, Dave Stryker (g), James Williams (p), Ron Carter, John Clayton, Ray Drummond, Christian McBride, John Patitucci, Rufus Reid, Peter Washington (b), Freddy Cole, Miles Griffith, Steve Heck, Roger Holland, Etta Jones, Kim Nalley, Mary Stallings, Thomas Trotter (v)

a. Rainy Days And Mondays(Roger Nichols, Paul Williams)
Finas CDFM-101 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 1: Willpower   
b. Skylark(Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer)
Finas CDFM-101 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 1: Willpower   
c. Frank's Tune(Frank Strozier)
Finas CDFM-101 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 1: Willpower   
d. Le Wizard de Basso(James Williams)
Finas CDFM-101 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 1: Willpower   
e. Whisper Not(Benny Golson)
Finas CDFM-101 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 1: Willpower   
f. Willpower(James Williams)
Finas CDFM-101 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 1: Willpower   
g. Be Real Special(James Williams)
Finas CDFM-101 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 1: Willpower   
h. Close To You(Burt Bacharach, Hal David)
Finas CDFM-101 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 1: Willpower   
i. Inner Urge(Joe Henderson)
Finas CDFM-101 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 1: Willpower   
j. I Surrender All(Andrae Crouch)
Finas CDFM-101 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 1: Willpower   
k. Focus(James Williams)
Finas CDFM-102 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 2: Focus   
l. Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You(Don Redman, Andy Razaf)
Finas CDFM-102 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 2: Focus   
m. Put On A Happy Face(Lee Adams, Charles Strouse)
Finas CDFM-102 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 2: Focus   
n. I Know It's You(Leon Ware)
Finas CDFM-102 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 2: Focus   
o. They Didn't Believe Me(Jerome Kern, Anne Caldwell)
Finas CDFM-102 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 2: Focus   
p. Easy Living(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
Finas CDFM-102 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 2: Focus   
q. Fourplay(James Williams)
Finas CDFM-102 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 2: Focus   
r. For My Nephews(James Williams)
Finas CDFM-102 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 2: Focus   
s. I've Got The World On A String(Ted Koehler, Harold Arlen)
Finas CDFM-102 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 2: Focus   
t. Groovin' High(Dizzy Gillespie)
Finas CDFM-102 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 2: Focus   
u. These Foolish Things(Jack Strachey, Harry Link, Holt Marvell)
Finas CDFM-102 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 2: Focus   
v. Day Dream(Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, John Latouche)
Finas CDFM-102 — Jazz Dialogues Volume # 2: Focus   
w. I Mean You(Thelonious Monk)
Finas CDFM-103 — Jazz Dialogues Volume #3: Out Of Nowhere   
x. That's My Desire(Carroll Loveday, Helmy Kresa)
Finas CDFM-103 — Jazz Dialogues Volume #3: Out Of Nowhere   
y. Dolphin Dance(Herbie Hancock)
Finas CDFM-103 — Jazz Dialogues Volume #3: Out Of Nowhere   
z. Out Of Nowhere(Johnny Green, Edward Heyman)
Finas CDFM-103 — Jazz Dialogues Volume #3: Out Of Nowhere   
aa. When You're Smiling(Larry Shay, Marvin Fisher, Joe Goodwin)
Finas CDFM-103 — Jazz Dialogues Volume #3: Out Of Nowhere   
ab. A Child Is Born(Thad Jones, Alec Wilder)
Finas CDFM-103 — Jazz Dialogues Volume #3: Out Of Nowhere   
ac. Teach Me Tonight(Gene DePaul, Sammy Cahn)
Finas CDFM-103 — Jazz Dialogues Volume #3: Out Of Nowhere   
ad. Bassically Simple(Donald Brown)
Finas CDFM-103 — Jazz Dialogues Volume #3: Out Of Nowhere   
ae. For All We Know(Sam M. Lewis, J. Fred Coots)
Finas CDFM-103 — Jazz Dialogues Volume #3: Out Of Nowhere   
af. The Old Country(Curtis Lewis, Nat Adderley)
Finas CDFM-103 — Jazz Dialogues Volume #3: Out Of Nowhere   
ag. Little B's Poem(Bobby Hutcherson)
Finas CDFM-103 — Jazz Dialogues Volume #3: Out Of Nowhere   
ah. Thermo(Freddie Hubbard)
Finas CDFM-104 — Jazz Dialogues Vol. #4: Music For A While   
ai. Take Time For Love(James Williams)
Finas CDFM-104 — Jazz Dialogues Vol. #4: Music For A While   
aj. Undecided(Charlie Shavers, Sydney Robin)
Finas CDFM-104 — Jazz Dialogues Vol. #4: Music For A While   
ak. Walk With Me(Traditional)
Finas CDFM-104 — Jazz Dialogues Vol. #4: Music For A While   
al. Old Times' Sake(James Williams)
Finas CDFM-104 — Jazz Dialogues Vol. #4: Music For A While   
am. If I Loved You(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
Finas CDFM-104 — Jazz Dialogues Vol. #4: Music For A While   
an. The More I See You(Harry Warren, Mack Gordon)
Finas CDFM-104 — Jazz Dialogues Vol. #4: Music For A While   
ao. Pieces Of A Dream
Finas CDFM-104 — Jazz Dialogues Vol. #4: Music For A While   
ap. East Of The Sun(Brooks Bowman)
Finas CDFM-104 — Jazz Dialogues Vol. #4: Music For A While   
aq. Music For A While(Henry Purcell)
Finas CDFM-104 — Jazz Dialogues Vol. #4: Music For A While   
All titles on: Finas CD box setFM-105 — Jazz Dialogues Four Volume Set   

Jon Faddis (t) on t, ab; Joe Lovano (ss) on ai, (ts) on f; Bill Pierce (ss) on ag, (ts) on i; Steve Wilson (as) on c, al; Houston Person (ts) on l, an; Loren Schoenberg (ts) on o; Steve Nelson (vib) on g, y; Russell Malone (g) on e, m; Dave Stryker (g) on q, ao; Ron Carter (b) on d, w; John Clayton (b) on v; Ray Drummond (b) on r; Christian McBride (b) on a, ah; John Patitucci (b) on j, ad; Rufus Reid (b) on aa, ak; Peter Washington (b) on k, af; Freddy Cole (v) on h, x; Miles Griffith (v) on u; Steve Heck (v) on s; Roger Holland (v) on n, ae, aq; Etta Jones (v) on b, z; Kim Nalley (v) on ac, ap; Mary Stallings (v) on p, aj; Thomas Trotter (v) on am, aq.


Date: June 21, 2001
Label: High Note

Etta Jones (ldr), Houston Person (ts), Peter Bernstein (g), Richard Wyands (p), John Webber (b), Chip White (d), Etta Jones (v)

a. That Ole Devil Called Love(Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts)
b. But Beautiful(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)
c. All Of Me(Seymour Simons, Gerald Marks)
High Note CD7124 — Always in Our Hearts   (2004)
d. You've Changed(Carl Fischer, Bill Carey)
e. I Cried For You(Gus Arnheim, Abe Lyman, Arthur Freed)
f. Fine And Mellow(Billie Holiday)
High Note CD7124 — Always in Our Hearts   (2004)
g. God Bless The Child(Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog)
High Note CD7124 — Always in Our Hearts   (2004)
h. Them There Eyes(Maceo Pinkard, Doris Tauber, William Tracey)
i. You Better Go Now(Bickley "Bix" Reichner, Irvin Graham)
All titles on: High Note CD7078 — Etta Jones Sings Lady Day   

Sessions Reported: 70

Performances Reported: 540

Unique Songs Reported: 424

Unique Issues Reported: 134