Jazz Interpretations of Show or Movie Scores

compiled by Will Friedwald, Arnold Jay Smith and Michael Fitzgerald
July-December 1997

Thanks to: Henry Schmidt, Greg Ehrbar, Henry Loess

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Indexed by Show

SHOW/MOVIE
ARTIST
LABEL
All American Duke Ellington Columbia
All American Clark Terry Prestige/Moodsville
Around the World in 80 Days Gerald Wiggins Specialty
Barnum Cy Coleman Gryphon
Bells are Ringing Shelly Manne Contemporary
Black Orpheus Vince Guaraldi Fantasy
Boy Named Charlie Brown, A Vince Guaraldi Fantasy
Brigadoon Lee Schaefer & Hal Schaefer United Artists
By Jupiter Jackie Cain/Roy Kral Roulette
Bye Bye Birdie Chico Hamilton Columbia
Bye Bye Birdie Bill Potts Colpix
Cabin in the Sky Curtis Fuller Impulse
Camelot Andre Previn Columbia
Can Can Skip Martin Stereo Fidelity
Carmen Barney Kessel Contemporary
Chicago Lee Konitz Groove Merchant/LRC
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Eddie Higgins
Cleopatra Paul Horn Columbia
Company Terry Trotter Varese Sarabande
Crazy for You John Hicks Red Baron
Destry Rides Again Roland Hanna Atco
Destry Rides Again Randy Weston United Artists
Do Re Mi June Christy & Bob Cooper Capitol
Doctor Doolittle Joe Bushkin Columbia
Doctor Doolittle Gordon Beck
Evita Mark Kramer
Fiddler on the Roof Cannonball Adderley Capitol
Fiddler on the Roof Mickey Katz Capitol
Finian's Rainbow Stan Kenton Capitol
Finian's Rainbow Lee Schaefer & Hal Schaefer United Artists
Fiorello Oscar Peterson Verve
Fiorello Jimmy Rowles Signature
Fiorello Leon Merian Seeco
Flower Drum Song Barbara Caroll Kapp
Flower Drum Song Cy Coleman Westminster
Flower Drum Song The Mastersounds World Pacific
Flower Drum Song Morris Nanton Warner Bros.
Flower Drum Song Johnny Smith Roost
Funny Face Buddy Bregman Verve
Funny Girl Mike Longo Clamike
Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, A Terry Trotter Varese Sarabande
Gigi Dick Hyman
Gigi Shorty Rogers RCA
Gigi Andre Previn Contemporary
Girl Crazy Jackie Cain/Roy Kral Roulette
Girl Crazy Ruby Braff Warner Bros.
Golden Boy Quincy Jones Mercury
Golden Boy Art Blakey Colpix
Guys and Dolls Michael Hashim Stash
Guys and Dolls Eddie Costa Decca
Guys and Dolls Manhattan Jazz All-Stars Columbia
Guys and Dolls Jo Stafford Columbia
Guys and Dolls Kirby Stone Columbia
Gypsy Herb Geller Atco
Gypsy Tony Scott Signature
Gypsy Annie Ross Pacific Jazz
Gypsy Teddy Wilson Columbia
Hair Bobby Bryant World Pacific
Hair Stan Kenton Capitol
Hair Tom Scott Flying Dutchman
Happiest Millionaire Count Basie Coliseum
How to Succeed in Business Gary McFarland Verve
I Had A Ball Bobby Scott Mercury
Illya Darling Ralph Burns United Artists
Irma la Douce Chico Hamilton Columbia
Jamaica Cy Coleman Jubilee
Jamaica Phineas Newborn RCA
Jamaica Don Elliot/Gil Evans abc-Paramount
Kean Riverside Jazz Stars Riverside
King and I, The The Mastersounds World Pacific
King and I, The Andre Previn Contemporary
King and I, The Wilbur Harden Savoy
King and I, The Gerald Wiggins Challenge
Kismet The Mastersounds World Pacific
Lawrence of Arabia Walt Dickerson AudioFidelity
Lil' Abner Shelly Manne Contemporary
Mame Louis Armstrong Mercury
Mame Bobby Hackett/Ronnie David Epic
Mary Poppins Duke Ellington Reprise
Mary Poppins Louis Prima Disneyland
Mary Sunshine Jimmy Rowles Signature
Mikado, The Freddie Gambrell/Paul Horn World Pacific
Most Happy Fella Les Jazz Modes
Music Man, The Les Jazz Modes Atlantic
Music Man, The Stan Freeman Columbia
Music Man, The Jimmy Giuffre Atlantic
Music Man, The Jimmy McPartland Epic
My Fair Lady Nat 'King' Cole Capitol
My Fair Lady Wild Bill Davis Everest
My Fair Lady Dick Hyman/Ruby Braff Concord
My Fair Lady Shelly Manne Contemporary
My Fair Lady Shelly Manne Capitol
My Fair Lady Oscar Peterson Verve
My Fair Lady Andre Previn Columbia
My Fair Lady Johnny Richards Roulette
My Fair Lady Billy Taylor/Quincy Jones abc-Paramount
My Fair Lady (various) Status
No Strings Coleman Hawkins Prestige/Moodsville
No Strings "No Strings Septet" Columbia
No Strings Ralph Burns Epic
No Strings Chris Connor, Bobby Short et al Atlantic
Oh Captain Stan Freeman Columbia
Oh Captain Coleman Hawkins et al MGM
Oh Captain Bob Prince Harmony
Oliver! Bob Dorough MMO
Oliver! Frank Owens Columbia
Oliver! Dave Pike Prestige/Moodsville
Our Man Crichton Dave Lee/Tubby Hayes Colpix (UK)
Paint Your Wagon Tom Scott Flying Dutchman
Pal Joey Don Elliot Design
Pal Joey Andre Previn Contemporary
Pal Joey Kenny Drew Riverside
Pal Joey Chamber Jazz Sextet Candid
Patch of Blue, A Walt Dickerson MGM
Pete Kelly's Blues Peggy Lee/Ella Fitzgerald Decca
Peter Gunn Shelly Manne Contemporary
Porgy and Bess Miles Davis/Gil Evans Columbia
Porgy and Bess Sammy Davis, Jr./Carmen McRae Decca
Porgy and Bess Buddy Collette Interlude
Porgy and Bess Bob Crosby Dot
Porgy and Bess Rex Stewart/Cootie Williams Warner Bros.
Porgy and Bess Monty Kelly Carlton
Porgy and Bess Mundell Lowe RCA/Camden
Porgy and Bess Bill Potts United Artists
Porgy and Bess Mel Torme et al Bethlehem
Porgy and Bess Modern Jazz Quartet Atlantic
Porgy and Bess Oscar Peterson Verve
Porgy and Bess Oscar Peterson/Joe Pass Pablo
Porgy and Bess Louis Armstrong/Ella Fitzgerald Verve
Porgy and Bess George Rhodes Aamco
Porgy and Bess Hank Jones Capitol
Roar of the Greasepaint, The Ahmad Jamal Cadet
Roar of the Greasepaint, The Herbie Mann Atlantic
Roberta Morris Nanton Warner Bros.
Robin Hood Louis Prima Disneyland
Saratoga Paul Smith Imperial
Saratoga Larry Elgart RCA/Victor
Show Boat Andre Previn Deutsche Gramophone
Show Boat Jim Timmens Warner Bros.
Show Boat Bob Brookmeyer et al Columbia
Show Boat Kenny Dorham Time
Some Like It Hot Barney Kessel Contemporary
Some Like It Hot Lou McGarity Jubilee
Sound of Music, The Benny Goodman MGM
Sound of Music, The Mitchell-Ruff Duo Roulette
Sound of Music, The Paul Smith Verve
South Pacific Bob Crosby Dot
South Pacific Chico Hamilton World Pacific
South Pacific Bobby Hammack Liberty
South Pacific Dick Hyman/Ruby Braff Concord
South Pacific Tony Scott abc-Paramount
Subways Are For Sleeping Dave Grusin Epic
Sweet Charity Bobby Hackett/Ronnie David Epic
Take Me Along Marty Paich RCA
Tenderloin Phil Napoleon Capitol
Unsinkable Molly Brown, The Jonah Jones Capitol
West Side Story Stan Kenton Capitol
West Side Story Manny Albam Decca/Coral
West Side Story Bill Barron Dauntless
West Side Story Earl Hines
West Side Story Richard Behrke Atco
West Side Story Dave Liebman
West Side Story Marian McPartland Time
West Side Story Oscar Peterson Verve
West Side Story Andre Previn Contemporary
West Side Story Buddy Rich
West Side Story Cal Tjader Fantasy
Wizard of Oz, The Shorty Rogers RCA
Wizard of Oz, The Phil Wilson