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Sunday, August 26, 2012


CALLIOPE CAL 3025

SESSIONS, LIVE

© James A. Harrod, COPYRIGHT PROTECTED; ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

THE CANDOLI BROTHERS / MARK MURPHY – LEROY VINNEGAR / ADELE FRANCIS

The November 24, 1958 Stars of Jazz show featured Conte and Pete Candoli who had recently appeared in the motion picture production of “Bell, Book, and Candle” and Jack Lemmon from the staring cast in the movie.  The brothers performed one of the tunes from the movie, Shep Shook, that was mistakenly listed as Chef Shook on the Calliope label.




Calliope Records Production Credits:
Executive Producers: Hayward Collins, Rick Donovan, Lee D. Weisel
Production and Coordination: Jim Pewter
Technical Assistance: Mike Jordan for Krishane Enterprises
Mastering: Jack Skinner for Keyser-Century Corporation
Art Direction and Photography: Jeffrey Weisel




Mark Murphy had appeared on Stars of Jazz earlier in 1958 when he was accompanied by the Shelly Manne group that were the guest instrumental group for that show. Murphy's career was well on its way with two LPs on the Decca label. 


SHOW #125
NOVEMBER 24, 1958
The Candoli Brothers Sextet: Pete Candoli, Conte Candoli, trumpets; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar; Red Mitchell, acoustic double bass; Mel Lewis, drums. Mark Murphy, vocal.

(Although the script below mentions Barney Kessel, the audio from the program confirms that Howard Roberts was on guitar, Red Mitchell on bass and Mel Lewis on drums.)

Production credits for this show:
Host: Bobby Troup
Executive Producer: Peter Robinson
Producer: Jimmie Baker
Writer: Bob Arbogast
Director: John Orloff
Audio: Bob Buck
Cameras: Bob Haley, Bob Greenseth
Technical Director: Gene Lukowski
Lighting Director: Vince Cilurzo
Video: Don Seeks













SHOW #68
OCTOBER 21, 1957
The Leroy Vinnegar Quartet: Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Carl Perkins, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, acoustic double bass; Tony Bazley, drums.  Adele Francis, vocal.

Production credits for this show:
Host: Bobby Troup
Executive Producer: Peter Robinson
Producer: Jimmie Baker
Writers: Bob Arbogast, Bruce Lansbury
Director: Leo G. “Hap” Weyman
Audio: Chuck Lewis
Cameras: Jack Denton, Ernie Buttleman
Technical Director: Gene Lukowski
Lighting Director: Vince Cilurzo
Video: George Hillas














© James A. Harrod, COPYRIGHT PROTECTED; ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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