Lush Life - A Musical Chronology of Joseph Armand Castro

Discography

Possibly as follows: The Four Riffs

Treasure Ford vocal; Ernie Chavez clarinet; Joe Castro piano; Tom Brocato double bass.
California, Saturday, September 20, 1947.
1
I Can’t Get Started
(words by Ira Gershwin - music by Vernon Duke)
3:06
Soundcraft “Audition” (home recording disc)
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Possibly as follows: The Four Riffs

Tom Brocato vocal; Joe Castro piano.
California, Sunday, September 21, 1947.
1
I‘ve Got You Under My Skin
(words and music by Cole Porter)
2:44
Soundcraft “Audition” (home recording disc)
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Jam Session 

Joe Castro piano; probably Bob Bertaux double bass; Chico Hamilton drums.
Recorded at Falcon Lair, 1436 Bella Drive, Benedict Canyon, Beverly Hills, California, summer 1954.
1
Abstract Sweets
(music by Joe Castro)
25:44
Sunnyside SSC 1391-1 (3)
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Jam Session 

John Anderson trumpet; Buddy Collette flute, clarinet; Joe Castro piano; Buddy Woodson double bass; Chico Hamilton drums.
Recorded at Falcon Lair, 1436 Bella Drive, Benedict Canyon, Beverly Hills, California, summer 1954.
1
Abstract Candy part I
(music by Joe Castro)
31:36
Sunnyside SSC 1391-1 (1)
2
Abstract Candy part II
(music by Joe Castro)
11:35
Sunnyside SSC 1391-1 (2)
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Session 

Stan Getz tenor saxophone; Teddy Wilson piano; Bob Bertaux double bass; Jimmy Pratt drums.
Recorded at Falcon Lair, 1436 Bella Drive, Benedict Canyon, Beverly Hills, California on Sunday, July 3, 1955.
1
Falcon Blues (Blues in G)

(music by Joe Castro)
7:35
Sunnyside SSC 1391-2 (1)
2
Someone To Watch over Me

(words by Ira Gershwin - music by George Gershwin)
6:53
Sunnyside SSC 1391-2 (2)
3
Just One of Those Things
(words & music by Cole Porter)
7:04
Sunnyside SSC 1391-2 (3)
4
Out of Nowhere
(words by Edward Heyman - music by John Green)
6:00
Sunnyside SSC 1391-2 (4)
5
I Want To Be Happy

(words by Irving Caesar - music by Vincent Youmans)
8:00
Sunnyside SSC 1391-2 (5)
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Session 

Teddy Wilson piano; Bob Bertaux double bass; Jimmy Pratt drums.
Recorded at Falcon Lair, 1436 Bella Drive, Benedict Canyon, Beverly Hills, California on Sunday, July 3, 1955.
1
Just You, Just Me
(words by Raymond Klages - music by Jesse Greer)
4:18
Sunnyside SSC 1391-2 (6)
2
Everything I Have Is Yours
(words by Harold Adamson - music by Burton Lane)
3:40
Sunnyside SSC 1391-2 (7)
3
I Got Rhythm
(words by Ira Gershwin - music by George Gershwin)
4:14
Sunnyside SSC 1391-2 (8)
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Session 

Zoot Sims tenor saxophone; Teddy Wilson piano; Buddy Jones double bass; possibly Sol Gubin drums.
Recorded at Duke Farms, Somerville New Jersey on January 7, 1956.
1
Sunday
(words & music by Ned Miller, Chester Conn, Jule Styne, and Bennie Krueger)
7:27
Sunnyside SSC 1391-2 (9)
2
You Go to My Head

(words by Haven Gillespie - music by J. Fred Coots)
4:30
Sunnyside SSC 1391-2 (10)
3
I've Found a New Baby
(words & music by Jack Palmer and Spencer Williams)
4:45
Sunnyside SSC 1391-2 (11)
4
All of Me
(words & music by Seymour Simons and Gerald Marks)
7:07
Sunnyside SSC 1391-2 (12)
5
Tea for Two
(words by Irving Caesar - music by Vincent Youmans)
6:52
Sunnyside SSC 1391-2 (13)
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Jam Session 

Possibly John Glasel trumpet; possibly Bob Wilber tenor saxophone; Joe Castro piano; Oscar Pettiford double bass; Ron Jefferson drums.
Recorded at Duke Farms, Somerville New Jersey on Saturday February 4, 1956.
1
There Will Never Be Another You
(words by Mack Gordon - music by Harry Warren)
13:13
Bob Wilber - John Glasel - Joe Castro - Oscar Pettiford
Sunnyside SSC 1391-3 (5)
2
(I Got Rhythm in D flat) 

(music by Joe Castro)
20:38
Bob Wilber - John Glasel - Joe Castro - Oscar Pettiford - Ron Jefferson
Sunnyside SSC 1391-3 wrongly propose Lucky Thompson as the tenor saxophonist for this session (Noal Cohen).
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Jam Session 

Sonny Truitt (3, 4) trombone; Zoot Sims (2, 3, 4), Lucky Thompson (1, 2, 4) tenor saxophones; Joe Castro (2, 3, 4) piano; Oscar Pettiford double bass; Ron Jefferson drums.
Recorded at Duke Farms, Somerville New Jersey on Sunday February 5, 1956.
1
Tricotism
(music by Oscar Pettiford)
6:33
Lucky Thompson - Oscar Pettiford - Lucky Thompson
Sunnyside SSC 1391-3 (1)
2
Lester Leaps in
(music by Lester Young)
11:10
Lucky Thompson - Zoot Sims - Oscar Pettiford - Joe Castro - Ron Jefferson
Sunnyside SSC 1391-3 (2)
3
Things Ain't What They Used To Be

(words by Ted Persons - music by Mercer Ellington)
13:33
Zoot Sims - Sonny Truitt - Joe Castro - Zoot Sims
Sunnyside SSC 1391-3 (3)
4
Just Joe
(music by Joe Castro)
13:24
Zoot Sims - Sonny Truitt - Lucky Thompson - Joe Castro - Ron Jefferson
Sunnyside SSC 1391-3 (4)
Just Joe is copying from Hackensack (music by Thelonious Monk).
Jam Session 

Sonny Truitt trombone; Zoot Sims, Lucky Thompson (4) tenor saxophones; Joe Castro piano; Oscar Pettiford double bass; Ron Jefferson drums.
Recorded at Duke Farms, Somerville New Jersey, probably the same date.
1
Stompin' at the Savoy
(words by Andy Razaf - music by Benny Goodman, Chick Webb, and Edgar Sampson)
10:14
Zoot Sims - Sonny Truitt - Joe Castro - Oscar Pettiford
2
Out of Nowhere

(words by Edward Heyman - music by John Green)
10:21
Zoot Sims - Sonny Truitt - Joe Castro - Oscar Pettiford
Sunnyside SSC 1391-3 (6)
3
Zoot Blues
(music by Joe Castro)
inc.
8:00
Zoot Sims - Sonny Truitt - Joe Castro - Oscar Pettiford
4
(Blues in A flat)
(music by Joe Castro)
inc.
11:26
Zoot Sims - Lucky Thompson - Sonny Truitt - Joe Castro
Abbreviation: inc. for incomplete recording.
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Session 

Zoot Sims alto saxophone; Joe Castro piano; Leroy Vinnegar double bass; Ron Jefferson drums.
Recorded at Duke Farms, Somerville New Jersey, second half of April 1956.
1
Swinging with Rudolph
inc. lost
2
Swinging with Rudolph
(music by Joe Castro)
7:16
Pablo PACD2310977-2 (6)
3
East of the Sun (and West of the Moon)
(words & music by Brooks Bowman)
6:59
Pablo PACD2310977-2 (7)
4
East of the Sun (and West of the Moon)
(words & music by Brooks Bowman)
inc.
2:12
5
A Night in Tunisia
(music by Dizzy Gillespie and Frank Paparelli)
6:18
Pablo PACD2310977-2 (1)
6
Pennies from Heaven
(words & music by Johnny Burke and Arthur Johnston)
6:57
Pablo PACD2310977-2 (2)
Abbreviation: inc. for incomplete take.
Recorded at Duke Farms, Somerville New Jersey, second half of April 1956.
1
It's Always You
(words by Johnny Burke - music by Jimmy Van Heusen)
9:28
Pablo PACD2310977-2 (4)
2
Blues for Nat
(music by Joe Castro)
9:22
Pablo PACD2310977-2 (5)
3
Falcon's Lair Jump
(music by Joe Castro)
7:13
Pablo PACD2310977-2 (8)
4
I'll See You in My Dreams
(words by Gus Kahn - music by Isham Jones)
6:36
Pablo PACD2310977-2 (3)
Tables are presented in no significant order. Falcon's Lair Jump is J.C. Blues on Pablo. J.C. Blues (music by Joe Castro) © Walden Music Corp., registered November 12, 1957, EU501990. Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 11, Part 5, Number 2, Music July-December 1957. Washington: Copyright Office, the Library of Congress, 1958, p. 1257.
5349679a8a05af97150003c5_Pablo%20PACD2310.jpg
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Sessions

Teddy Edwards tenor saxophone; Joe Castro piano; Leroy Vinnegar double bass; Billy Higgins drums.
Recorded at Falcon Lair, 1436 Bella Drive, Benedict Canyon, Beverly Hills, California, probably January 1959.
Take 04
Autumn Leaves
(English words by Johnny Mercer, French words by Jacques Prévert - music by Joseph Kosma)
bd
1:24
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (9-1)
Take 05
Autumn Leaves
(English words by Johnny Mercer, French words by Jacques Prévert - music by Joseph Kosma)
fs
0:25
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (9-2)
Take 05
(06)
Autumn Leaves
(English words by Johnny Mercer, French words by Jacques Prévert - music by Joseph Kosma)
bd
0:53
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (9-3)
Take 06
(07)
Autumn Leaves
(English words by Johnny Mercer, French words by Jacques Prévert - music by Joseph Kosma)
bd
1:40
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (9-4)
Take 07
(08)
Autumn Leaves
(English words by Johnny Mercer, French words by Jacques Prévert - music by Joseph Kosma)
bd
0:37
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (9-5)
Take 08
(09)
Autumn Leaves
(English words by Johnny Mercer, French words by Jacques Prévert - music by Joseph Kosma)
fs
0:17
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (9-6)
Take 09
(10)
Autumn Leaves
(English words by Johnny Mercer, French words by Jacques Prévert - music by Joseph Kosma)
ct
6:27
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (9-7)
Take 10
(11)
Autumn Leaves
(English words by Johnny Mercer, French words by Jacques Prévert - music by Joseph Kosma)
talk fs
1:26
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (9-8)
Take 11
(12)
Autumn Leaves
(English words by Johnny Mercer, French words by Jacques Prévert - music by Joseph Kosma)
bd
0:13
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (9-9)
Take 11
(13)
Autumn Leaves
(English words by Johnny Mercer, French words by Jacques Prévert - music by Joseph Kosma)
bd
0:30
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (9-10)
Take 12
(14)
Autumn Leaves
talk
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (9-11)
Take 13
(15)
Autumn Leaves
(English words by Johnny Mercer, French words by Jacques Prévert - music by Joseph Kosma)
inc.
3:30
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (9-12)
1
Autumn Leaves
(English words by Johnny Mercer, French words by Jacques Prévert - music by Joseph Kosma)
ct mono
6:15
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (8)
2
Good Gravy
(music by Teddy Edwards)
ct mono
6:08
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (6)
3
Teddy’s Tune
(music by Teddy Edwards)
ct mono
8:34
4
You Name It
(music by Teddy Edwards)
ct mono
6:32
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (4)
Take 01
Billie's Bounce
(music by Charlie Parker)
fs
0:09
Take 02
Billie's Bounce
(music by Charlie Parker)
fs
0:06
Take 03
Billie's Bounce
(music by Charlie Parker)
ct
5:58
Take 04 possibly
Billie's Bounce
(music by Charlie Parker)
ct
8:10
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (1)
Take 05 possibly
Billie's Bounce
(music by Charlie Parker)
ct
6:38
Metrojazz E1011 (B-2)
Take 01
Walk On
(music by Leroy Vinnegar)
talk fs
1:02
Take 02
Walk On
lost
Take 01
A Foggy Day
(words by Ira Gershwin - music by George Gershwin)
bd
6:33
Take 02
A Foggy Day
(words by Ira Gershwin - music by George Gershwin)
bd
2:15
Take 03
A Foggy Day
(words by Ira Gershwin - music by George Gershwin)
bd
2:25
Take 04
A Foggy Day
(words by Ira Gershwin - music by George Gershwin)
fs
0:05
Take 05 possibly
A Foggy Day
(words by Ira Gershwin - music by George Gershwin)
ct
7:46
Metrojazz E1011 (B-3)
Take 01
Feeling the Blues
(music by Joe Castro)
talk fs
0:52
Take 01
(02)
Feeling the Blues
(music by Joe Castro)
bd
0:18
Take 02
(03)
Feeling the Blues
(music by Joe Castro)
ct
5:35
Take 03
(04)
Feeling the Blues
(music by Joe Castro)
reh. fs
2:10
Take 03
(05)
Feeling the Blues
(music by Joe Castro)
fs
0:17
Take 04
(06)
Feeling the Blues
(music by Joe Castro)
ct
5:18
Take 05
(07)
Feeling the Blues
(music by Joe Castro)
ct
4:58
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (2)
Take 05
(08)
Feeling the Blues
(music by Joe Castro)
bd
3:49
Take 06
(09)
Feeling the Blues
(music by Joe Castro)
ct
5:16
1
Love for Sale
(words and music by Cole Porter)
talk bd
2:24
2
Love for Sale
(words and music by Cole Porter)
reh.
0:33
Teddy Edwards out
3
Love for Sale
(words and music by Cole Porter)
reh.
0:18
Teddy Edwards out
4
Love for Sale
(words and music by Cole Porter)
inc.
8:14
1
I’ll Be Around

(word and music by Alec Wilder)
talk inc.
1:22
Leroy Vinnegar vocal
1
Leroy Blues
(music by Joe Castro)
reh.
0:48
2
Leroy Blues
(music by Joe Castro)
reh.
1:34
3
Leroy Blues
(music by Joe Castro)
reh.
1:47
4
Leroy Blues
(music by Joe Castro)
reh.
2:40
5
Leroy Blues
(music by Joe Castro)
reh.
3:50
1
Sweet Georgia Brown
(words and music by Ben Bernie, Maceo Pinkard, and Kenneth Casey)
ct
5:37
Take 04
Sweet Georgia Brown
(words and music by Ben Bernie, Maceo Pinkard, and Kenneth Casey)
ct
5:25
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (12)
Take 06
Sweet Georgia Brown
(words and music by Ben Bernie, Maceo Pinkard, and Kenneth Casey)
ct
5:05
Take 08
Sweet Georgia Brown
(words and music by Ben Bernie, Maceo Pinkard, and Kenneth Casey)
ct
4:53
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (3)
Take 04
Woody ’n’ You
(music by Dizzy Gillespie)
fs
0:08
Take 05
Woody ’n’ You
(music by Dizzy Gillespie)
fs
0:18
Take 06
Woody ’n’ You
(music by Dizzy Gillespie)
fs
0:11
Take 07
Woody ’n’ You
(music by Dizzy Gillespie)
ct
6:22
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (5)
Take 08 possibly
Woody ’n’ You
(music by Dizzy Gillespie)
fs
0:24
Take 09 possibly
Woody ’n’ You
(music by Dizzy Gillespie)
ct
6:12
Take 02
Walk On
(music by Leroy Vinnegar)
bd
0:56
Take 03
Walk On
(music by Leroy Vinnegar)
bd
1:32
Take 04
Walk On
(music by Leroy Vinnegar)
ct
6:43
Sunnyside SSC 1391-4 (7)
Tables are presented in no significant order. Abbreviations: fs for “false start”; bd for “breakdown”; reh. for “rehearsal”; ct for “complete take”; inc. for “incomplete take.”
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Cover design by Don Martin[•]
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Joe Castro Big Band
Funky Blues
Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Bobby Bryant, Conte Candoli trumpets; Vern Friley, Mike Barone, Frank Rosolino trombones; Dick Leith trombone, bass trombone; Anthony Ortega, Gabe Baltazar alto saxophones; Bob Cooper, Teddy Edwards tenor saxophones; Bill Hood baritone saxophone; Joe Castro piano; Howard Roberts guitar; Leroy Vinnegar double bass; Larry Bunker drums. Joe Castro arrangements and orchestrations; Al Porcino contractor and orchestra coordination.
Recorded at United Recorders, Studio A, 6050 Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, by Bones Howe assisted by BJ, probably Ben Jordan, on Wednesday February 16, 1966, from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Take 01
For Carl (Perkins)
pb
Take 02
For Carl (Perkins)
fs
Take 03
For Carl (Perkins)
pb
Take 04
For Carl (Perkins)
fs
Take 05
For Carl (Perkins)
h
Take 06
For Carl (Perkins)
fs
Take 07
For Carl (Perkins)
fs
Take 08
For Carl (Perkins)
h
Take 09
For Carl (Perkins)
fs
Take 10
For Carl (Perkins)
h
Take 11
For Carl (Perkins)
h
Take 12
For Carl (Perkins)
fs
Take 13
For Carl (Perkins)
fs
Take 14
For Carl (Perkins)
(music by Leroy Vinnegar)
h
3:01
Teddy Edwards - Bob Cooper
Sunnyside  SSC 1391-5 (4)
Take 15
For Carl (Perkins)
fs
Take 16
For Carl (Perkins)
pb
Take 01
Subway Grate
pb
3:05
Take 02
Subway Grate
pb
2:30
Take 03
Subway Grate
pb
Take 04
Subway Grate
Take 05
Subway Grate
(music by Leroy Vinnegar)
MASTER
2:40
Joe Castro - Teddy Edwards
Clover C-337
Sunnyside SSC 1391-5 (1)
Take 01
Hard To Find
fs
Take 02
Hard To Find
pb
3:04
Take 03
Hard To Find
pb
Take 04
Hard To Find
pb
Take 05
Hard To Find
(music by Leroy Vinnegar)
MASTER
3:17
Joe Castro - Teddy Edwards - Bob Cooper
Sunnyside SSC 1391-5 (5)
Take 06
Hard To Find
h
3:13
Take 01
Daisy Mae [Whatever]
Take 02
Daisy Mae [Whatever]
Take 03
Daisy Mae [Whatever]
fs
Take 04
Daisy Mae [Whatever]
fs
Take 05
Daisy Mae [Whatever]
h
Take 06
Daisy Mae [Whatever]
pb
Take 07
Daisy Mae [Whatever]
fs
Take 08
Daisy Mae [Whatever]
(music by Joe Castro)
MASTER
3:20
Joe Castro - Bob Cooper
Sunnyside  SSC 1391-5 (8)
Two 4-track tapes have been used for the session. The tapes have not been heard, a cue sheet was used for the discography. Only the standard abbreviations are used: fs for "false start"; pb for "playback"; h for “on hold"; ct for "complete take"; inc. for "incomplete take.” Personnel, location and date from the Phonograph Recording Contract Blank: American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada.
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Teddy Edwards Tentet
Angel City
Teddy Edwards tenor saxophone; Freddie Hill trumpet; John Ewing, Lou Blackburn, Lester Robertson trombones; Ernie Tack trombone & bass trombone; Joe Castro piano; John Gray guitar; Leroy Vinnegar double bass; Carl Lott drums; Teddy Edwards arrangements.
Recorded at Sunset Sound Studio, 6650 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, by Brian Ross-Myring on Wednesday March 1, 1966, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
1
Angel City
(music by Teddy Edwards)
MASTER
4:48
Teddy Edwards - Joe Castro
Sunnyside SSC 1391-6 (1)
2
Angel City
(music by Teddy Edwards)
alternate mono
6:48
Teddy Edwards - Joe Castro
Sunnyside SSC 1391-6 (9)
3
Theme for Jay
(music by Teddy Edwards)
MASTER
5:47
Teddy Edwards - Freddie Hill
Sunnyside SSC 1391-6 (5)
4
Theme for Jay
(music by Teddy Edwards)
alternate mono
6:19
Teddy Edwards - Freddie Hill
Sunnyside SSC 1391-6 (11)
5
I'm in That Old Mood Again
(music by Teddy Edwards)
MASTER
4:28
Teddy Edwards
Sunnyside SSC 1391-6 (7)
6
I'm in That Old Mood Again
(music by Teddy Edwards)
alternate mono
5:57
Teddy Edwards
Sunnyside SSC 1391-6 (12)
7
The Midnight Creeper
(music by Teddy Edwards)
MASTER
4:54
Freddie Hill - Teddy Edwards
Sunnyside SSC 1391-6 (4)
8
The Midnight Creeper
(music by Teddy Edwards)
alternate mono
4:54
Freddie Hill - Teddy Edwards
Sunnyside SSC 1391-6 (10)
Song order was established from mono alternate takes tape, the only existing tape along with the production ones. Personnel, location and date from the Phonograph Recording Contract Blank: American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada.
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Joe Castro Big Band
Funky Blues
Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, Jimmy Zito trumpets; Dick Noel, Mike Barone, Ken Shroyer, Frank Rosolino trombones; Anthony Ortega alto saxophone, flute; Gabe Baltazar alto saxophone; Bob Cooper, Teddy Edwards tenor saxophones; Bill Hood baritone saxophone; Joe Castro piano; Ron Anthony guitar; Leroy Vinnegar double bass; Carl Lott drums. Joe Castro arrangements and orchestrations; Al Porcino contractor and orchestra coordination.
Recorded at United Recorders, Studio A, 6050 Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, by Bones Howe assisted by BJ, probably Ben Jordan, on Wednesday March 2, 1966, from 1:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m.
Take 01
Vintage ’57
pb
Take 02
Vintage ’57
fs
Take 03
Vintage ’57
fr
Take 04
Vintage ’57
fs
Take 05
Vintage ’57
h
Take 06
Vintage ’57
Take 07
Vintage ’57
fs
Take 08
Vintage ’57
pb
Take 09
Vintage ’57
(music by Leroy Vinnegar [& Walter Norris])
MASTER
2:46
Joe Castro - Bob Cooper
Sunnyside SSC 1391-5 (9)
Take 01
Play Me the Blues
pb
3:46
Take 02
Play Me the Blues
fs
Take 03
Play Me the Blues
fs
Take 04
Play Me the Blues
pb
Take 05
Play Me the Blues
fs
Take 06
Play Me the Blues
fs
Take 07
Play Me the Blues
Take 08
Play Me the Blues
fs
Take 09
Play Me the Blues
(music by Teddy Edwards)
MASTER (edited)
3:07
Teddy Edwards - Joe Castro
Sunnyside SSC 1391-5 (12)
Take 01
Sunset Eyes
pb
Take 02
Sunset Eyes
fs
Take 03
Sunset Eyes
pb
Take 04
Sunset Eyes
fs
Take 05
Sunset Eyes
pb
2:45
Take 06
Sunset Eyes
pb
Take 07
Sunset Eyes
fs
Take 08
Sunset Eyes
fs
Take 09
Sunset Eyes
(music by Teddy Edwards [- words by Dotty Wayne])
MASTER
2:47
Antony Ortega
Sunnyside SSC 1391-5 (11)
Take 10
Sunset Eyes
fs
Take 11
Sunset Eyes
pb
Take 01
Jeannie’s Waltz
pb
Take 02
Jeannie’s Waltz
pb
Take 03
Jeannie’s Waltz
fs
Take 04
Jeannie’s Waltz
fs
Take 05
Jeannie’s Waltz
pb
Take 06
Jeannie’s Waltz (Would You Believe)
(music by Teddy Edwards & Jeannie Thompson)
MASTER (edited)
2:55
Teddy Edwards
Clover C-337
Sunnyside SSC 1391-5 (10)
Two 4-track tapes have been used for the session. The tapes have not been heard, a cue sheet was used for the discography. Only the standard abbreviations are used: fs for "false start"; pb for "playback"; h for on "hold"; ct for "complete take"; inc. for "incomplete take”. Personnel, location and date from the Phonograph Recording Contract Blank: American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada.
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Teddy Edwards Tentet
Angel City
Teddy Edwards tenor saxophone; Freddie Hill trumpet; John Ewing, Lou Blackburn, Lester Robertson trombones; Ernie Tack trombone & bass trombone; Jack Wilson piano; John Gray guitar; Leroy Vinnegar double bass; Carl Lott drums; Teddy Edwards arrangements.
Recorded at Sunset Sound Studio, 6650 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, by Brian Ross-Myring on Wednesday May 4, 1966, from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
1
Nairobi Chant

(music by Teddy Edwards)
MASTER
4:40
Teddy Edwards - Freddie Hill
Sunnyside SSC 1391-6 (6)
2
Lee-Ann
(music by Teddy Edwards and Lee Cunningham)
MASTER
4:51
Teddy Edwards - John Gray
Sunnyside SSC 1391-6 (3)
3
Steppin' Lightly
(music by Teddy Edwards)
MASTER
3:34
Lou Blackburn - Teddy Edwards
Sunnyside SSC 1391-6 (8)
4
Bear Tracks
(music by Teddy Edwards)
MASTER
4:25
Teddy Edwards - Jack Wilson
Sunnyside SSC 1391-6 (2)
Only the production tapes were found. Song order, personnel, location and date from the Phonograph Recording Contract Blank: American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada.
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Joe Castro Big Band
Funky Blues
Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, Conte Candoli trumpets; Ernie Tack, Mike Barone, Dick Leith bt, Frank Rosolino trombones; Anthony Ortega alto saxophone, Gabe Baltazar alto saxophone, flute; Bob Cooper, Teddy Edwards tenor saxophones; Bill Hood baritone saxophone; Joe Castro piano; Howard Roberts guitar; Leroy Vinnegar double bass; Clarence Johnston drums; Stan Levey, Frank Guerrero congas timbales. Joe Castro arrangements and orchestrations; Al Porcino contractor and orchestra coordination.
Recorded at RCA Victor, 6363 Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, Los Angeles, California by Jack Miller on Friday May 27, 1966, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Take 01
For Carl (Perkins)
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Take 02
For Carl (Perkins)
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Take 03
For Carl (Perkins)
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Take 04
For Carl (Perkins)
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Take 05
For Carl (Perkins)
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Take 06
For Carl (Perkins)
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Take 07
For Carl (Perkins)
pb / h
3:00
Take 08
For Carl (Perkins)
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Take 09
For Carl (Perkins)
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Take 10
For Carl (Perkins)
(music by Leroy Vinnegar)
ct / h
2:57
Bob Cooper - Joe Castro
Sunnyside SSC 1391-5 (14)
Take 11
For Carl (Perkins)
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Take 12
For Carl (Perkins)
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Take 13
For Carl (Perkins)
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Take 14
For Carl (Perkins)
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Take 01
Reflection (Sweepea / Strayhorn)
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Take 02
Reflection (Sweepea / Strayhorn)
(music by Joe Castro)
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6:35
Gabe Baltazar - Joe Castro - Leroy Vinnegar - Teddy Edwards - Frank Rosolino - Bob Cooper - Conte Candoli - Joe Castro - Gabe Baltazar
Sunnyside SSC 1391-5 (13)
Take 03
Reflection (Sweepea / Strayhorn)
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Take 04
Reflection (Sweepea / Strayhorn)
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Take 05
Reflection (Sweepea / Strayhorn)
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Take 06
Reflection (Sweepea / Strayhorn)
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Take 07
Reflection (Sweepea / Strayhorn)
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Take 08
Reflection (Sweepea / Strayhorn)
fs
Take 09
Reflection (Sweepea / Strayhorn)
(music by Joe Castro)
pb / h
6:55
Gabe Baltazar - Joe Castro - Leroy Vinnegar - Teddy Edwards - Frank Rosolino - Bob Cooper - Conte Candoli - Joe Castro - Gabe Baltazar
Sunnyside SSC 1391-5 (3)
Take 01
Sunset Eyes
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Take 02
Sunset Eyes
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Take 03
Sunset Eyes
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Take 04
Sunset Eyes
(music by Teddy Edwards [- words by Dotty Wayne])
h
4:45
Joe Castro - Teddy Edwards
Sunnyside SSC 1391-5 (6)
Two 4-track tapes have been used for the session (Sunset Eyes Take 04 on the following tape). The tapes have not been heard, a cue sheet was used for the discography. Only the standard abbreviations are used: fs for "false start"; pb for "playback"; h for on "hold"; ct for "complete take"; inc. for "incomplete take”. Personnel, location and date from the Phonograph Recording Contract Blank: American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada.
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Joe Castro Big Band
Funky Blues
Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, Conte Candoli trumpets; Ernie Tack, Mike Barone, Dick Leith bt, Frank Rosolino trombones; Anthony Ortega, Gabe Baltazar alto saxophones; Bob Cooper, Teddy Edwards tenor saxophones; Bill Hood baritone saxophone; Joe Castro piano; Howard Roberts guitar; Leroy Vinnegar double bass; Clarence Johnston drums. Joe Castro arrangements and orchestrations; Al Porcino contractor and orchestra coordination.
Recorded at RCA Victor, 6363 Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, Los Angeles, California by Jack Miller on Friday May 27, 1966, from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Take 01
Funky Blues
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Take 02
Funky Blues
fs
Take 03
Funky Blues
fs
Take 04
Funky Blues
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Take 05
Funky Blues

(music by Johnny Hodges)
MASTER
8:26
Teddy Edwards - Joe Castro - Conte Candoli - Leroy Vinnegar
Sunnyside SSC 1391-5 (2)
Take 01
Hard To Find
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Take 02
Hard To Find
2:06
Take 03
Hard To Find
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Take 04
Hard To Find
h
2:07
Take 05
Hard To Find
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Take 06
Hard To Find
pb / h
Take 01
Play Me the Blues
fs
Take 02
Play Me the Blues
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Take 03
Play Me the Blues
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4:43
Take 04
Play Me the Blues
fs
Take 05
Play Me the Blues
(music by Teddy Edwards)
h
4:55
Teddy Edwards - Joe Castro
Sunnyside SSC 1391-5 (7)
Two 4-track tapes have been used for the session. The tapes have not been heard, a cue sheet was used for the discography. Only the standard abbreviations are used: fs for "false start"; pb for "playback"; h for on "hold"; ct for "complete take"; inc. for "incomplete take”. Personnel, location and date from the Phonograph Recording Contract Blank: American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada.
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