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Nat Jaffe January 24, 1945

Main Session Personnel
trumpet
tenor saxophone
piano
bass
drums
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 The Jeep is Jumpin' 0:00
2 Stompin' at the Savoy (Unissued) 0:00 Bill Harris (trombone)
Content State: draft
genre: Swing, bop
Recording Date: 
1945-01-24
Label Name: 
V-Disc
Leader(s): 
Nat Jaffe
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Personnel: 
Charlie Shavers
Personnel: 
Don Byas
Personnel: 
Nat Jaffe
Personnel: 
Billy Taylor, Sr.
Personnel: 
Doc West
Ensemble Size: 
quintet
Venue Type: 
live performance
Venue Name: 
Vanderbilt Theatre
Venue Location: 
West 58th Street, New York, NY
Recording company
Company Name: 
V-Disc Records
Session Details: 

Hazevoet notes that Billy Taylor was "possibly" the bassist, but there is not absolute certainty. For the second track, he notes that it was "possibly" the same date and personnel, and Bill Harris was added as the trombonist and Bunny Briggs as a tap dancer. For our purposes, we are simply noting here that Briggs added to the performance as a tap dancer, but we are not including him in the session personnel.

Hazevoet notes that the drummer has also been given as possibly Johnny Blowers or Specs Powell. A guitarist is also sometimes given for the first track (Jeep is Jumpin') but no guitar is audible. If there was a guitarist, it was "possibly" Mike Bryan Hazevoet notes that there are discrepancies in the session date - he writes that some sources give October 1945 as the session date, but Nat Jaffe died on August 5, 1945.

Sources: 
C.J. Hazevoet's Don Byas Discography 1938-1946