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Gerald Wilson September 30, 1961

Main Session Personnel
flute, clarinet, alto saxophone
alto saxophone
tenor saxophone
tenor saxophone
baritone saxophone
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trombone
trombone
trombone
bass trombone
guitar
organ
bass
drums
arranger, Conductor
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 You Better Believe It 5:17
You Better Believe It!
Catalog #: PJ34
2 Yvette 3:34
You Better Believe It!
Catalog #: PJ34
3 Jeri 3:41
You Better Believe It!
Catalog #: PJ34
4 Moody Blue 3:06
You Better Believe It!
Catalog #: PJ34
Content State: draft
genre: Hard bop, Soul jazz
Recording Date: 
1961-09-30
Label Name: 
Pacific Jazz
Leader(s): 
Gerald Wilson
Skill/instrument: 
flute
Skill/instrument: 
clarinet
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
baritone saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
bass trombone
Skill/instrument: 
guitar
Skill/instrument: 
organ
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Skill/instrument: 
arranger
Skill/instrument: 
Conductor
Personnel: 
Buddy Collette
Personnel: 
Buddy Collette
Personnel: 
Buddy Collette
Personnel: 
Joe Maini
Personnel: 
Walter Benton
Personnel: 
Teddy Edwards
Personnel: 
Don Raffell
Personnel: 
John Audino
Personnel: 
Carmell Jones
Personnel: 
Al Porcino
Personnel: 
Jack Trainor
Personnel: 
Bob Edmondson
Personnel: 
Frank Strong
Personnel: 
John Ewing
Personnel: 
Kenny Shroyer
Personnel: 
Gene Edwards
Personnel: 
Jimmy Bond
Personnel: 
Mel Lewis
Personnel: 
Gerald Wilson
Personnel: 
Gerald Wilson
Ensemble Size: 
big_band
Venue Type: 
studio
Venue Name: 
Pacific Jazz Studios
Venue Location: 
Los Angeles, CA
Recording company
Company Name: 
Pacific Jazz
Session Details: 

According to Michael Fitzgerald's jazzdiscography.com, there is some controversy as to whether Wilson plays on this session or if he is just the leader/conductor. The original LP lists him as playing, while the subsequently released CD version does not. -JS

Sources: 
Tom Lord's Gerald Wilson Leader Discography (lordisco.org)