GNP-Crescendo Album Discography, Part 6
GNPS 9000 Vintage Series (1965-1999)

By Dave Edwards, Patrice Eyries, and Mike Callahan
Last update: June 7, 2007

The GNP-9000 series was called the "Archive Series," and featured jazz and other music recorded in the 1940s and 1950s, for the most part. Most of these albums and CDs were straight mono.

We would appreciate any additions or corrections to this discography. Just send them to us via e-mail. Both Sides Now Publications is an information web page. We are not a catalog, nor can we provide the records listed below. We have no association with GNP-Crescendo Records. Should you be interested in acquiring albums listed in this discography, we suggest you visit the GNP-Crescendo web site or see our Frequently Asked Questions page and follow the instructions found there. This story and discography are copyright 2007 by Mike Callahan.



Number - Title - Artist - [Release Date] (Chart) Contents

GNP 9000 Vintage Series:

GNP 9001 - Quintet of the Hot Club of France - Django Reinhardt with Stephane Grappelly [1965]

GNP 9002 - Parisian Swing - Quintet of the Hot Club of France [1965] Chasing Shadows/The Man I Love/Ultrafox/Improvisation/Undecided/Please Be Kind/Djangology/Nocturne/I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm/Louise/Don't Worry 'bout Me/I've Had My Moments

GNP 9003 - The Hawk in Holland - Coleman Hawkins and the Ramblers [196?]

GNP 9004 - Tribute to Cole Porter - Ambrose and His Orchestra [196?]

GNP 9005 - Champagne Cocktail - Ambrose and his Orchestra [1968]

GNP 9006 - Paris Concert - Dizzy Gillespie [196?]

GNP 9007 - Wizard of the Vibes - Milt Jackson [1971] I'll Remember April/There's No You/Jay Jay Blues/If I Had You/Out Of Nowhere/ Indiana

GNP 9008 - Thelonious Monk - Thelonious Monk [1972] Round About Midnight/Reflections/Smoke Gets In Your Eyes/Well You Needn't/Portrait Of An Ermite/Manganese/Eronel/Off Minor

GNP 9009 - Roy Eldridge - Roy Eldridge [1972]

GNP 9010 - Earl "Fatha" Hines - Earl "Fatha" Hines [1972] St. Louis Blues/Snappy Rhythm/Boogie Woogie On The Sugar/Tea For Two/Honeysuckle Rose #1/Chicken Rhythm/Singing For My French Brother/Chicago/(others)

GNP 9011 - Willie the Lion Smith - Willie Smith [1972?]

GNP 9012 - Bechet! - Sidney Bechet [1972?]

GNP 9013 - That Certain Party - Benny Strong [1973]

GNP 9014 - Teddy Wilson - Teddy Wilson [1973]

GNP 9015 - The Best of Russ Morgan - Russ Morgan Orchestra [1973] Does Your Heart Beat For Me/I Will Wait For You/Red Roses For A Blue Lady/Johnson Rag/Bye Bye Blackbird/Your Nobody Til Someone Loves You/(others)

GNP 9016 - Four Boys and a Guitar - Mills Brothers [1973]

GNP 9017 - Jack Hylton and His Orchestra - Jack Hylton & His Orchestra [1973]

GNP 9018 - Jack's Back - Jack Hylton & His Orchestra [1973]

GNP 9019 - Hot Club of France: Django '35-'39 - Django Reinhardt [1973]

GNP 9020 - Ambrose and His Orchestra - Ambrose [1973]

GNP 9021 - Music of Scott Joplin - Charters [1973]

GNP 9022 - First Recordings - Albert Ayler [1974] I'll Remember April/Rollins' Tune Tune Up/Free

GNP 9023 - 1935 - Django Reinhardt [1975]

GNP 9024/GNPD 9024 - Cleo's Choice - Cleo Laine [1975] Compact disc issue has three bonus tracks (indicated by "+"). Something's Gotta Give/Unforgettable/All Of You/Too Late Now/I'll Remember April/Hand Me Down Love//Teach Me Tonight/Young At Heart/He Needs Me/Summer Is A-Comin' In/April In Paris/They Were Right/+I'm Beginning To See The Light/+I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket/+Jeepers Creepers

GNPS 9025 - Art Tatum at the Piano, Volume 1 - Art Tatum [1975]

GNPD 9025 - Art Tatum at the Piano - Art Tatum [199?] Combination of 9025 and 9026 on one CD. It's Only A Paper Moon/Just A Gigolo/Three Little Words/On The Summy Side Of The Street/Somebody Loves Me/Why Was I Born/If I Could Be With You/Mean To Me/You Took Advantage Of Me/Body & Soul/I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans/Can't We Be Friends/Among My Souvenirs/I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter/Stay As Sweet As You Are/Fine And Dandy/I've Got The World On A String/What Is This Thing Called Love/Crazy Rhythm/Limehouse Blues/All God's Chillun Got Rhythm/I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues/I'm Coming Virginia

GNP 9026 - Art Tatum at the Piano, Volume 2 - Art Tatum [1975]

GNP 9027 - Don Byas - Don Byas [1974]

GNP 9028 - Dizzy! - Dizzy Gillespie [1974] Always/Sweet Lorraine/Crutch/I Cover The Waterfront/My Man/This Is The Way/Everything Happens To Me/S'Wonderful/Moon Nocturne/Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams/I Don't Know Why/Fais Gaffe/Hurry Home/She's Funny That Way

GNP 9029 - Mary Lou Williams in London - Mary Lou Williams [1974]

GNP 9030 - The Mary Lou Williams Quartet Featuring Don Byas - Mary Lou Williams [1974]

GNP 9031 - 1934 - Django Reinhardt [1974]

GNP 9032 - Music of Scott Joplin Volume 2 - Charters [1973]

GNP 9033 - Big Hits - Little Richard [1974] Tutti-Frutti/Lucille/Slippin' 'n Slidin'/Rip It Up/Long Tall Sally/Whole Lot Of Shakin' Goin' On/Only You/Hound Dog/Cherry Red/Blueberry Hill/Good Golly Miss Molly

GNP 9034 - The Best of the Robins - Robins [1974] Reissue of Whippet WLP-703 with different cover graphics. Cherry Lips/A Fool In Love/Merry-Go-Round/Since I First Met You/Where's The Fire//Out Of The Picture/Hurt Me/Every Night/How Long/All Of A Sudden My Heart Sings

GNPD 9034 - Rock and Roll - Robins [199?] Reissue of Whippet WLP-703 on CD. Compact disc issue has six bonus tracks (indicated by "+"). Cherry Lips/A Fool In Love/Merry-Go-Round/Since I First Met You/Where's The Fire/Out Of The Picture/Hurt Me/Every Night/How Long/All Of A Sudden My Heart Sings/+You Wanted Fun/+Keep Your Mind On Me/+In My Dreams/+How Long/+Snowball/+That Old Black Magic

GNP 9035 - Corky Hale Plays Gershwin & Duke - Corky Hale [1974] A Foggy Day/Soon/What Is There To Say/There's An Island In The West Indies/I Cant Get Started/(others)

GNP 9036 - Jack Shelton and His All-Stars - Jack Shelton and His All-Stars [1976] Reissued on compact disc as GNP-Crescendo GNPD-2276. Green Dolphin Street/I'm Also A Person/I Had The Craziest Dream/Arrivederci/Brown Cow/Anyhow/Julie Is Her Name/Aplomb/Sunset Eyes/J.S.

GNP 9037 - The Legendary Sindey Bechet - Sidney Bechet [1976] Mono. Introduction/Basin Street Blues/Frankie And Johnny/Dans Les Rues D' Antibes (In The Streets Of Antibes)/Petite Fleur (Little Flower)/Ole Miss//When You Wore A Tulip And I Wore A Big Red Rose/Chinatown, My Chinatown/Dardanella/Laura/Soprano Blues/When I Grow Too Old To Dream

GNP 9038 - The Immortal Django Reinhardt - Django Reinhardt [1985] Ol' Man River/I Love You/Crepuscie/Sing Time in Springtime/Louise/(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons/Song d'Automne/Swing Guitars/R-Vingt-Six/Sweet Chorus/Just One of Those Things/Django's Dream/F‚erie/Stockholm

GNP 9039 - Legendary Django - Django Reinhardt [1985]

GNP 9040

GNP 9041/GNPD 1941 - Frank Morgan - Frank Morgan [1985] Compact disc issued 1991. Last three tracks are probably CD-only bonus tracks. Bernie's Tune/My Old Flame/I'll Remember April/Neil's Blues/The Champ/Chooch/The Nearness Of You/Whippet/Milt's Tune/Get Happy/Crescendo Blues/"HUH!"/Autumn Leaves/Well, You Needn't/B.T.

GNP 9042 - Gene Norman Presents Earl Hines & the All Stars, Volume 1 - Earl Hines & the All Stars [1985]

GNP 9043 - Gene Norman Presents Earl Hines & the All Stars, Volume 2 - Earl Hines & the All Stars [1985]

GNP 9044 - The Radio Years - Bing Crosby [1985] Singin' In The Rain/Young At Heart/Everybody Loves My Baby/Where Is Your Heart? (The Song From Moulin Rouge)/For Me And My Gal [with Judy Garland]/You Go To My Head//That's A Plenty [with Connee Boswell & Dixieland Boys]/Stranger In Paradise/Changing Partners/Lady Of Spain/Answer Me, My Love/It Might As Well Be Spring [with George Burns]

GNP 9045 - The 1953 Pasadena Concert - Duke Ellington [1985] The Tattooed Bride/Diminuendo in Blue-Crescendo in Blue/The Hawk Talks/Monologue/St. Louis Blues/V.I.P.'s Boogie-Jam with Sam/Without a Song/Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me/Steet Blues/Perdido/Ellington Medley: Don't Get Around Much Anymore-In a Sentimental Mood-Mood Indigo-I'm Beginning to See the Light- Sophisticated Lady-Caravan-It Don't Mean a Thing-Solitude-I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart

GNP 9046 - The Radio Years, Volume 2 - Bing Crosby [1985] The Jones Boy/Vaya Con Dios/On A Slow Boat To China [with Peggy Lee]/You Belong To Me-Wish You Were Here/It's Only A Paper Moon//Up A Lazy River-Paper Doll [with the Mills Bros]/The Old Lamplighter-It's A Good Day/P.S. I Love You/Clancy Lowered The Boom [with Dennis Day]

GNP 9047 - The Radio Years, Volume 3 - Bing Crosby [1985] Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah/Two To Tango [with Rosemary Clooney]/Valencia/How Are Things In Glocca Morra?/I Get The Sun In The Morning/On Top Of Old Smokey [with Burl Ives]//Great Day/If This Isn't Love/That Lucky Old Sun/Louise- Mimi [with Maurice Chevalier]/Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes

GNP 9048 - The Radio Years, Volume 4 - Bing Crosby [1985] Hello, Hello [with Kay Thompson & Williams Bros.]/Moonlight Bay [with Gary Crosby]/Cuanto Le Gusta [with Peggy Lee]/Lullaby Of Broadway [with Dick Powell]/I Can Dream, Can't I? [with the Andrews Sisters]/Hand Holdin' Music [with Walter O'Keefe & Rudee Vallee]//The Surrey With the Fringe On Top [with Helen O'Connell]/May The Good Lord Bless And Keep You [with Nat King Cole & the Andrews Sisters]/(If I Knew You Were Coming) I'd Have Baked A Cake [with Bob Hope]/You Gotta Start Off Each Day With A Song [with Jimmy Durante]/I Don't Know Why (I Just Do) [with Lauren Bacall]/Till We Meet Again [with Patti Page]

GNP 9049/GNPD 9049 - The 1954 Los Angeles Concert - Duke Ellington [1987] Smada/Black & Tan Fantasy/How High The Moon/Serious Serenade/Theme For Trambean/Skin Deep//Mood Indigo/Blue Jean Beguine/Take The "A" Train/Satin Doll/Stompin' At The Savoy

GNP 9050 - An Evening with Louis Armstrong, Volume II - Louis Armstrong [1987] LP only. This was later issued on CD as part of GNP-Crescendo GNPD-11002. Sleepy Time Down South/Royal Garden Blues/Blueberry Hill/Way Down Yonder in New Orleans/Basin Street Blues/Baby Won't You Please Come Home/Rockin' Chair//Back O'Town Blues/Steak Face/I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues/I Get Ideas/Because Of You/Lover's Leap

From this point, releases are CD/cassette only.

GNPD 9051 - The Radio Years, Volume 1 - Bing Crosby [1988] Singin' In The Rain/Young At Heart/I Can Dream Can't I [with the Andrews Sisters]/Valencia/You Belong To Me/Wish You Were Here/Moonlight Bay [with Gary Crosby]/Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes/That's A Plenty [with Connee Boswell & the Dixieland Boys]/Answer Me, My Love/I Don't Know Why [with Lauren Bacall]/Stranger In Paradise/Lullaby Of Braodway [with Dick Powell]/Where Is Your Heart (The Song From Moulin Rouge)/The Surrey With The Fringe On Top [with Helen O'Connell]/You Go To My Head/Lady Of Spain/Two To Tango [with Rosemary Clooney]/P.S. I Love You/Till We Meet Again [with Patti Page]

GNPD 9052 - The Radio Years, Volume 2 - Bing Crosby [1988] Hello, Hello [with Kay Thompson & the Williams Bros.]/Great Day/On A Slow Boat To China [with Peggy Lee]/That Old Lucky Sun/(If I Knew You Were Coming) I'd Have Baked A Cake [with Bob Hope]/Zip A Dee Doo Dah/On Top Of Old Smokey [with Burl Ives]/Changing Partners/Up A Lazy River [with the Mills Bros]/It's Only A Paper Moon/Hand Holdin' Music [with Walter O'Keefe & Rudy Vallee]/Everybody Loves My Baby/You Gotta Start Off Each Day With A Song [with Jimmy Durante]/If This Isn't Love/Louise [with Maurice Chevalier]/Vaya Con Dios/It Might As Well Be Spring [with George Burns]/How Are Things in Glocka Morra?/For Me And My Gal [with Judy Garland]/The Jones Boy/The Old Lamplighter/Cuanto Le Gusta [with Peggy Lee]/I Got The Sun In The Morning/Clancy Lowered The Boom [with Dennis Day]/May The Good Lord Bless You And Keep You [with Nat King Cole and the Andrews Sisters]

GNP 9053 - The Quintette of the Hot Club of France - Django Reinhardt with Stephane Grappelli [1991] CD reissue issue of GNP 9001. Ol' Man River/R 26/Swing Guitars/I Love You (Porter)/Tiger Rag/Tears/Dinah/Them There Eyes/Daphne/How High the Moon/Manoir de Mes Reves/Danse Nuptiale/Improvisation #5/Nuages/Black Night/Norwegian Dance #2/Micro/Dream of You/Place de Brouckère/Manoir de Mes Reves/C Jam Blues

GNPD 9054 - Earl Hines Live at the Crescendo, Volume 2 - Earl "Fatha" Hines [1992] Deep Forest/Who's Sorry Now/Hesitation Blues/That Da Da Strain/Beale Street Blues/On The Sunny Side Of The Street/I Love You/I Found A New Baby/Honeysuckle Rose/Back O' Town Blues/Jazz Me Blues

GNPD 9055 - On the Sunny Side of the Strip - George Shearing [1993] Jordu/As I Love You/Confirmation/The Nearness of You/Mambo Inn/Bernie's Tune/Some Other Spring/Joy Spring/Drume Negrita

GNPD 9056 - New Orbits in Sound - Lyle "Spud" Murphy [1999] Orbit/Misty Rose/I Only Have Eyes For You/Lost in a Fugue/Tone Poem/Frantastic/Slightly Off Center/Daily Double/Illusion/Caleta/Crazy Quilt/Frankly Speaking

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