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Note that Clifton Cliff Smalls often played piano when Hines sang or conducted - Smalls is listed generally as on (tb, p, arr). 8): Probable personnel: Arthur Walker, John Willie Cook, Fats Palmer (Palmer Davis), William Bill Douglas (tp); Augustus Gus Chappel, Walter Woogie Harris, Druie Bess (tb); Clifton Cliff Smalls (tb, p, arr); George Scoops Carry (as, cl); Lloyd Smith (as); Kermit Scott, Wardell Gray (ts); John Williams (bar); Ren Hall (el-g); Earl Hines (p, dir); Eugene Gene Thomas (b); David Chick Booth (d).
Masters of Jazz did not include this recording in its Wardell Gray series, despite a 16 bar solo which I believe to have been played by Gray.
The intended 15-CD Complete Edition series on the Masters Of Jazz label was sadly discontinued following their release of Volume 7, but the volumes that were issued remain the single most comprehensive overview of the period they cover.
A four-disc anthology issued by Proper Records in 2003 covers most of Wardell's career, but of course, it is far from comprehensive.
All titles are on CD: Savoy Jazz SVY-17125 and CD: Classics 914.
D-107 is listed as I Got A Date With The Rhythm Man on Classics 914.
Although frequently listed, Bennie Green appears to have been drafted by the time of these recordings and does not rejoin the band until the summer of 1946 at the earliest.
A trombonist named Happy Pappy Smith is usually included among the personnel but as I have not found any contemporary mention he is not listed here.
Reid, Howard Rye, Norman Saks, Dieter Salemann, Ivn Santiago-Mercado, Phil Schaap, Claude Schlouch, Loren Schoenberg, Han Schulte, Chris Sheridan, Peter Taylor, Malcolm Walker, Art Zimmerman, and Geoffrey Wheeler.This comprehensive discography details sessions which were previously unknown to me and adds new information regarding alternative takes and live recordings.