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The Playboy Jazz All-Stars Vol. 2

# Tracks Playtime Session Session Personnel & Personnel Variances for Tracks
1 Top Hat, White Tie and Tails 04:14 Louis Armstrong August 14, 1957 Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocal), Frank Beach (trumpet), Buddy Childers (trumpet), Cappy Lewis (trumpet), Milt Bernhart (trombone), Marshall Cram (trombone), James Henderson (trombone), Vince DeRosa (french horn), Paul Smith (piano), Tony Rizzi (guitar), Joe Mondragon (bass), Alvin Stoller (drums), Russell Garcia (Conductor, arranger, arranger)
2 Moroccan Quarter 06:50 Erroll Garner March 27, 1958 Erroll Garner (piano), Eddie Calhoun (bass), Kelly Martin (drums)
3 Blues For Rene 03:03 Coleman Hawkins October 16, 1957 Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone), Oscar Peterson (piano), Herb Ellis (guitar), Ray Brown (bass), Alvin Stoller (drums)
4 Last Chance 00:00 Bob Brookmeyer July 7, 1954 Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone), John Williams (John Thomas Williams) (piano), Red Mitchell (bass), Frank Isola (drums)
5 Time Remembered 04:15 Barney Kessel November 11, 1957 Victor Feldman (vibraphone), Hampton Hawes (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Leroy Vinnegar (bass), Shelly Manne (drums)
6 What's New? 04:47 J.J. Johnson April 26, 1957 J.J. Johnson (trombone), Tommy Flanagan (piano), Paul Chambers (bass), Max Roach (drums)
7 Sonny Boy 3:56 Chet Baker July 26, 1956 Chet Baker (trumpet), Art Pepper (alto saxophone), Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone), Pete Jolly (piano), Leroy Vinnegar (bass), Stan Levey (drums)
8 The King and Me 04:47 Benny Goodman July 14, 1958 John Frosk (trumpet), Taft Jordan (trumpet), Buzz King (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Eddie Bert (trombone), Vernon Brown (trombone), Harry DiVito (trombone), Benny Goodman (clarinet), Skip Colluccio (Skip Galluccio) (alto saxophone), Ernie Mauro (alto saxophone), Dick Hafer (tenor saxophone), Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone), Gene Allen (baritone saxophone), Roland Hanna (piano), Chuck Wayne (guitar), Henry Grimes (bass), Roy Burns (drums), Andre Previn (arranger, arranger)
9 Blue Skies 03:44 Ella Fitzgerald March 18, 1958 Ella Fitzgerald (vocal), Harry "Sweets" Edison (trumpet), Don Fagerquist (trumpet), Matty Matlock (clarinet), Ted Nash (tenor saxophone), Babe Russin (tenor saxophone), Chuck Gentry (baritone saxophone), Gene Cipriano (woodwinds), Paul Smith (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Jack Ryan (bass), Alvin Stoller (drums), Paul Weston (arranger, arranger, Conductor)
10 Solo For Unaccompanied Bass 02:30 Ray Brown November 23, 1956 Ray Brown (bass), Marty Paich (arranger, arranger, Conductor)
(variance) -- Harry "Sweets" Edison (omit), Ray Linn (omit), Conrad Gozzo (omit), Herbie Harper (omit), Jack Dulong (omit), Herb Geller (omit), Bill Holman (omit), Jimmy Giuffre (omit), Jimmy Rowles (omit), Herb Ellis (omit), Mel Lewis (omit),
11 People Will Say We're in Love 03:40 Gerry Mulligan December 3, 11, 17, 1957 Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone), Chet Baker (trumpet), Henry Grimes (bass), Dave Bailey (drums)
12 Oasis 3:13 Dizzy Gillespie November 8, 1955 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Harry "Sweets" Edison (trumpet), Melba Liston (trombone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Ed Beal (tenor saxophone), Curtis Amy (tenor saxophone), Clyde Dunn (baritone saxophone), Carl Perkins (piano), George Bledsoe (bass), Albert Bartee (drums)
13 Jazzabelle 6:31 Paul Desmond February 14, 1956 Paul Desmond (alto saxophone), Don Elliott (trumpet, mellophone), Norman Bates (bass), Joe Dodge (drums)
14 Time After Time 03:22 Frank Sinatra November 25, 1957 Frank Sinatra (vocal), Nelson Riddle (Conductor), Harry "Sweets" Edison (trumpet), Conrad Gozzo (trumpet), Vito Mangano (trumpet), Shorty Sherock (trumpet), Ed Kusby (trombone), James Priddy (trombone), Juan Tizol (trombone), George Roberts (bass trombone), Buddy Collette (Reeds), Joe Cook (Reeds), Harry Klee (Reeds), Babe Russin (Reeds), Robert Bain (guitar), Jimmy Rowles (piano), Joe Comfort (bass), Alvin Stoller (drums), Kathryn Julye (harp), Victor Arno (violin), Victor Bay (violin), Alex Beller (violin), Ben Gill (Benny Gill) (violin), Paul Nero (violin), Mischa Russell (violin), Paul Shure (violin), Felix Slatkin (violin), Marshall Sasson (violin), Gerald Vinci (violin), Alvin Dinkin (viola), Stanley Harris (Stan Harris) (viola), David Sterkin (viola), Edgar Lustgarten (cello), Eleanor Aller Slatkin (cello)
15 Viva Puente 03:39 Shorty Rogers June 26, 1958 Shorty Rogers (flugelhorn), Al Porcino (trumpet), Ray Triscari (trumpet), Ed Leddy (trumpet), Don Fagerquist (trumpet), Buddy Childers (trumpet), Bob Enevoldsen (trombone), Frank Rosolino (trombone), Harry Betts (trombone), George Roberts (trombone), Kenny Shroyer (trombone), Bud Shank (flute, alto saxophone), Herb Geller (alto saxophone), Bill Holman (tenor saxophone), Bill Hood (tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone), Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone, oboe), Chuck Gentry (baritone saxophone), Joe Mondragon (bass), Shelly Manne (drums), Modesto Duran (percussion, percussion), Carlos Vidal (percussion, percussion), Mike Pacheco (percussion, percussion)
16 Tour's End 04:55 Stan Getz October 10, 1957 Stan Getz (tenor saxophone), Oscar Peterson (piano), Herb Ellis (guitar), Ray Brown (bass)
17 Blues After Hours 03:15 Jack Teagarden March 14, 1947 Max Kaminsky (trumpet), Jack Teagarden (trombone, vocal), Peanuts Hucko (clarinet), Cliff Strickland (tenor saxophone), Gene Schroeder (piano), Chuck Wayne (guitar), Jack Lesberg (bass), Dave Tough (drums)
18 Two Sleepy People 05:40 Dave Brubeck October 24, 1957 Paul Desmond (alto saxophone), Dave Brubeck (piano), Norman Bates (bass), Joe Morello (drums)
19 Playboys Can Cook 00:00 Shelly Manne July 31, 1957 Red Mitchell (bass), Shelly Manne (drums)
20 Misty Eyes 04:21 Bud Shank June 30, 1958 Bud Shank (alto saxophone), Larry Bunker (vibraphone), Jimmy Rowles (piano), Al Hendrickson (guitar), Joe Mondragon (bass), Mel Lewis (drums)
21 Thoughts of Thelma [Thoughts of a Lazy Playmate] 03:20 Lionel Hampton August 13 and 14, 1957 Bobby Plater (flute), Lionel Hampton (vibraphone), Oscar Dennard (piano), Billy Mackel (guitar), Julius Brown (bass), Wilbert G.T. Hogan (drums)
22 Show Me the Way to Go Home 03:10 Kai Winding February 20, 1957 Kai Winding (trombone), Wayne Andre (trombone), Carl Fontana (trombone), Dick Lieb (bass trombone), Roy Frazee (piano), Kenny O'Brien (bass), Tom Montgomery (drums)
Louis Armstrong
Erroll Garner
Coleman Hawkins
Bob Brookmeyer
Barney Kessel
J.J. Johnson
Chet Baker
Benny Goodman
Ella Fitzgerald
Ray Brown
Gerry Mulligan
Dizzy Gillespie
Paul Desmond
Frank Sinatra
Shorty Rogers
Stan Getz
Jack Teagarden
Dave Brubeck
Shelly Manne
Bud Shank
Lionel Hampton
Kai Winding
Label Name: 
Playboy Records
Catalog Number: 
PB 1958
Release Date: 
January 1, 1958
Issue Status: 
Post-production audio editing