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Tadd Dameron sextet, Dizzy Gillespie orchestra
Royal Roost Club, New York

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October 2, 1948 (12 items; TT = 36:50)
Royal Roost Club, New York
Source/Quality: RB (B)

Theodore "Fats" Navarro (tpt); Rudy "Pinky" Williams (as); Allen Eager (ts); Tadd Dameron (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Kenny Clarke (d); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt, voc); Dave Burns (tpt); Elmon Wright (tpt); Willie Cook (tpt); Jesse Tarrant (tb); Bill Sheperd (tb); Andy Duryea (tpt); John Brown (as, voc); Ernie Henry (as); James Moody (ts); Joe Gayles (ts); Cecil Payne (bs); James Foreman (p); Nelson Boyd (b); Teddy Stewart (d); Chano Pozo Gonzales (bgo, cga, voc); Johnny Hartman (voc); Symphony Sid Torin (ann)

1 Jumpin' with Symphony Sid (L. Young) 0:56

Voiceover from 0:15: "And of course, ladies and gentlemen, that means that it's the all-night, all-frantic one, the Symphony Sid show, our Friday night, Saturday morning edition where we take our WMCA microphones right down to the Royal Roost, the Metropolitan Bopera House, at 1580 Broadway between 47th and 48th Street right opposite the Strand Theater, and bring you the gonest in modern jazz. And ladies and gentlemen, I'd like to introduce to you the sensational Tadd Dameron group, featuring Tadd Dameron on piano, Curley Russell on bass, Kenny Clarke on drums, Fats Navarro on trumpet, Allen Eager on tenor, and Rudy Williams on alto. Ladies and gentlemen, let's give 'em a great big hand as they start off with 'Good Bait'..."
2 Good Bait (T. Dameron-C. Basie) 5:34
3 Introduction 0:19

"And so, ladies and gentlemen, that's only the beginning of our Friday night-Saturday morning edition of the jazz hour of the all-night, the all-frantic one, the Symphony Sid show, where we take our WMCA microphones right down to this gone spot, the Royal Roost, 1580 Broadway between 47th and 48th Street right opposite the Strand Theater..."
4 What is This Thing Called Love? (C. Porter) 2:43

Anita O'Day with Lou Stein Trio
5 How High the Moon (N. Hamilton-M. Lewis) 2:49

Anita O'Day with Lou Stein Trio
6 Introduction 0:16

"And right now, ladies and gentlemen, let's get back to the band. Let's get back to the great Tadd Dameron, Allen Eager, Fats Navarro, Curley Russell, Kenny Clarke, and our boy Rudy Williams, as they do for you a favorite thing that you call for almost every morning in the week, 'The Squirrel'..."
7 The Squirrel (T. Dameron) 4:02
8 One Bass Hit (D. Gillespie) 4:10
9 I Should Care (S. Cahn-A. Stordahl-P. Weston) 5:17

Hartman (voc)
10 Guarachi Guaro (D. Gillespie) 3:27
11 The Squirrel (T. Dameron) 2:45
12 Ooh-Pa-Pa-Dah (D. Gillespie) 4:32

Gillespie, Brown (voc)

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