Carl Fontana – The Fifties


Uptown Records Flashback Series | 2010 65:19 | Includes 20 page CD Booklet

Stars Of Jazz TV program, Monday August 4, 1958, Los Angeles, CA.
Carl Fontana, tbn
Vido Musso, ts
Rudy Egan, pno
Bucky Jones, bass
Tony DiNicola, dr
Bobby Troup, MC
1. Intro / Blues (Fontana – Musso)
2. Lester Leaps In (Basie)
3. Where’s Charlie Ventura
4. Ballad Medley:
If You Could See Me Now (Dameron) featuring Carl Fontana
Come Back to Sorrento (deCurtis) featuring Vido Musso
5. Intermission Riff (Wetzel)
Club Des Amateurs Du Disque CAD 3003, Paris, May 4, 1956
Carl Fontana, tbn
Dick Mills, tpt
Don Rendell, ts
Henri Renaud, pno
Curtis Counce, bass
Wes Ilcken, dr
6. Daniel’s Blues (Renaud)
7. Scrapple From The Apple (Parker)
8. Buhaina (Silver)
9. Ballad Medley:
These Foolish Things (Stachey – Maschwitz) Counce
You Go To My Head (Coots – Gillespie) Mills
Darn That Dream (Van Heusen – DeLange) Fontana
I Cover The Waterfront (Green – Heyman) Rendell
Las Vegas, NV, Nov. 25, 1960
Carl Fontana, tbn
Jimmy Cook, ts
Al Porcino,Billy Hodges,Bobby Steed,Charlie Walp, tpt
Eddie Butterfied, tp,tl
Bob Enevoldsen, valve tbn,ts
Autie Goodman, Charlie McClean, as
Bob Lawson, bari
Eddie Weid, pno
Carson Smith, bass
Tom Montgomery, dr
10. Polka Dots And Moonbeams arr: Bill Holman (Burke – Van Heusen)
11. Soon arr: Bob Enevoldsen (Gershwin)
Berlin, West Germany, Wed. April 25, 1956
Carl Fontana, Bob Fitzpatrick, Kent Larsen, tbn
Stan Kenton, pno
Ed Leddy, Vinnie Tano, Sam Noto, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert, tpt
Lennie Niehaus, as
Bill Perkins, Don Rendell, ts
Harry Klein, bari
Don Kelly, bass tbn
Irving Rosenthal, Fred Fox, french horn
Jay McAllister, tuba
Ralph Blaze, gtr
Curtis Counce, bass
Mel Lewis, dr
12. Polka Dots And Moonbeams arr: Bill Holman (Burke – Van Heusen)
13. Carl arr: Bill Holman (Holman)