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   Hal Singer Discography

You will find, first, about 70 recordings with Hal Singer in the States (between 1944 and 1963) then 25 LP or CD recorded since he arrived in Paris in 1965.
The american period has been issued due to the precious helps of Kurt Mohr and Dave Penny which Hal Singer thanks deeply here.
In the States Hal Singer has recorded, as a leader, for Savoy, Mercury, Coral, King, Deluxe, Fidelio and Prestige.
In Europe, for Atlantic, Pathé Marconi, Polydor, Black & Blue, Futura/Marge, Le Chant du Monde, JSP Records, C.B.S., Adès, Carrère, Fnac Music and Azzura Music.
In Africa for Universal and The Sun.


Record 1
Artist : Roy Eldridge and his orchestra

Titre : Roy Eldridge
Label : Decca
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : NY City, 26th June 1944
Roy Eldridge, Gus Aikeb, John Hamilton, Robert Mason, Clarence Wheeler trumpets ; Ted Kelly, Sandy Williams, Georges Wilson, trombones ; Joe Eldridge, Sam Lee, alto saxes ; Franz Jackson, Hal Singer, tenor saxes ; Dave McRae, baritone sax ; Tony d’Amore, piano ; Sam Allen, guitar, Carl Wilson, bass ; Les Erskine, drums
1. 72297-A Decca 24417 I Can’t Get Started
2. 72298-A Decca 24417 After You’ve Gone
3. 72299-A Decca 24119 Body And Soul


Record 2
Artist : Roy Eldridge and his orchestra

Titre : Roy Eldridge
Label : Decca
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : NY City, 13th October 1944
Roy Eldridge, Sidney de Paris, Paul Cohen, Robert Mason, Pinky Savitt, trumpets ; Wilbur de Paris, Sandy Williams, Vic Dickenson, Georges Stevenson, trombones ; Joe Eldridge, Curby Alexander, alto saxes ; Franz Jackson, Hal Singer, tenor saxes ; Dave McRae, baritone sax ; Teddy Brannon, piano ; Napoleon “Snags” Allen, guitar, Billy Taylor, bass ; Cozy Cole, drums
1. 72430-A Decca 23383 Fish Market
2. 72431-A Decca 23383 Twilight Time
3. 72432 unissued St Louis Blues


Record 3
Artist : Don Byas

Label : Hub
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : NY City, 1945 / 46
Don Byas, Hal Singer, tenor saxes ; Rubel Blakey, vocal ; Jimmy Powell, alto sax ; unknown trumpet, piano, bass, drums.
1. Hu-474 Hub 3017 The Gypsy (vRB)
2. Hu-477 Hub 3017 Nancy (vRB)
3. Hu-483 Hub 3022 Poor Butterfly


Record 4
Artist : Lem Davis

Label : Savoy
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : New York City, 6th March 1946
Lem Davis, alto sax ; Neal Hefti, trumpet ; Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Sanford Gold, piano ; John Simmons, bass ; Denzil Best, drums.
1. S-5894 Savoy LP SJL-2224 Theme On The Beam
2. S-5895 Savoy LP SJL-2224 Solace
3. S-5896 Savoy LP SJL-2224 Chitlin’ Strut
4. S-5897 Savoy LP SJL-2224 Daily Double


Record 5
Artiste : Bull Moose Jackson and his orchestra

Label : MGM
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : NY City, Fall 1947
Benjamin “Bull Moose” Jackson, vocal/tenor sax ; Harold “Money” Johnson, trumpet ; Ted “Snooky” Hulbert, alto sax ; Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Billy Mann, piano ; Leroy Mann, bass ; Les Erskine, drums.
1. MF 109 Super-disc 1056, MGM 10234 Moose On The Loose
2. MF 110 Super-disc 1045, MGM 10318 Keep Your Big Mouth Shut (vBMJ&ens)
3. MF 111 Super-disc 1056, MGM 10318 Miss Lucy (vBMJ)
4. MF 112 Super-disc 1045, MGM 10234 Memphis Gal (vBMJ)


Record 6
Artistes : Hot Lips Page and his orchestra baking up Mabel Smith

Label : King
Title : Bad Dream Blues
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : Cincinnati, Early December 1947
Mabel Smith, vocal ; Oran “Hot Lips” Page, trumpet ; Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Joe Knight, piano ; Lonnie Johnson, guitar ; Carl “Flap Top” Wilson, bass, Clarence “Bobby” Donaldson, drums
1. K-5286 King 4227 Indian Giver
2. K-5287 Westside CD WESF923 Foolin” Blues
3. K-5289 King 4207 Bad Dream Blues
Recorded in Cincinnati, 23rd December 1947
1. K-5322 King 4227 Too Tight Mama


Record 7
Artist : Lonnie Johnson



Record 8
Artist : Wynonie Harris

Label : King
Recording date : Cincinnati, 23rd December 1947


Record 9
Artist : Hot Lips Page and His Orchestra

Label : King
Recording date : Cincinnati, 23rd December 1947


Record 10
Artist : Mabel Smith with Hot Lips Orchestra

Label : King
Recording date : Cincinnati, 28th December 1947


Record 11
Artist : Marion Abernathy

Label : King
Recording date : Cincinnati, 28th December 1947


Record 12
Artist : Wynonie Harris

Label : King
Recording date : Cincinnati, 28th December 1947


Record 13
Artist : Marion Abernathy

Label : King
Recording date : Cincinnati, 28th December 1947


Record 14
Artist : Barbara Cameron

Label : King
Recording date : Cincinnati, 28th December 1947


Record 15
Artist : Hot Lips Page and His Orchestra

Label : Blue Boar / King
Recording date : Cincinnati, 28th December 1947


Record 16
Artist : Brownie McGhee

Label : Savoy
Recording date : NY City, March 1948


Record 17
Artiste : Hal Singer

Titre : Corn Bread
Label : Savoy
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : June 1948 in New York (USA)
Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Milton Larkin, trombone ; Wynton Kelly, piano ; Francklin Skeete, bass ; Heywood Jackson, drums
1. S35-124 Savoy 697 Swanee River
2. S35-125 unissued Jumpin’s In Jack’s House
3. S35-126 Savoy 671 Plug For Cliff
4. S35-127 Savoy 671, 797 Corn Bread


Record 18
Artiste : Hal Singer

Titre : Rent party
Label : Savoy
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : September 10, 1948 in New York (USA)
Hal Singer, tenor sax ; unidentified trumpet, trombone, baritone sax ; piano ; bass ; drums
5. S35-180 Savoy LP SJL-1147 Rent party
6. S35-181 Savoy LP SJL-1147 Singer Song
7. S35-182 Savoy LP SJL-1147 Rice and Red Beans
8. S35-183 Savoy LP SJL-1147 Swing Shift


Record 19
Artiste : Hal “Cornbread” Singer with Sir Charles Thompson’s all stars

Titre : Blue Monday Caravan
Label : Savoy
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : September 21, 1948 in New York (USA)
Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Sir Charles Thompson, piano ; unidentified trumpet, bass, drums
1. B-904 Savoy 679 Cooking with Cookie
2. B-905 Savoy 679 Blue Monday Caravan
3. B-906 Acorn 300 Jiblets
4. B-907 Acorn 300 Disc Jockey Boogie


Record 20
Artiste : Brownie McGhee (vocal) with Hal Singer orchestra

Titre : Sweet baby blues
Label : Savoy
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : October 13, 1948 in New York (USA)
Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Sonny Terry, harmonica ; Tony Parker, piano ; Bob Harris, bass
1. Bad nerves
2. Sweet baby blues
3. Don’t mistreat me
4. Four o’clock in the morning


Record 21
Artiste : Tab Smith Septet

Titre : Riffin’ at the savoy
Label : Manor 1162
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : November 1948 in New York (USA)
Frank Humphries & Russel Green, trumpets ; Talmadge “Tab” Smith, alto sax ; Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Charles “Red” Richards, piano ; Johnny Williams, bass : Walter Johnson, drums Jimmy Baby Face Lewis – vocal
1. HS-1000 Riffin’ at the Savoy
2. HS-1001 Good woman blues


Record 22
Artist : Hal Singer Sextet / The X-Rays



Record 23
Artists : Wynonie Harris and His All Stars featuring Hal Singer



Record 24
Artists : Brownie McGhee & Hal Singer



Record 25
Artists : Arbee Stidham (vocal) with Lucky Millinder’s orchestra

Titre : Your heart belongs to me
Label : RCA
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : December 21, 1948 in New York (USA)
Arbee Stidham, vocal ; Frank Galbreath, trumpet ; Tab Smith, alto sax ; Hal Singer / Harold Clark, tenor saxes ; Sir Charles Thompson, piano ; Mundell Lowe, guitare ; Horace Holmes, bass ; Chris Stanton, drums
1. D8VB-4097-1 RCA Victor 22-0000 Your Heart Belong To Me
2. D8VB-4098-1 RCA Victor 22-0000 Stidham Jumps
3. D8VB-4099-1 unissued I Can’t Explain My Love To You


Record 26
Tab Smith Orchestra & Hal Singer

Label : RCA


Record 27
Artist : Milt Larkin (vocal) with Hal Singer

Titre : Easy Going Baby
Label : Savoy
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : January 12, 1949 in New York (USA)
Wilbur “Buck” Clayton, trumpet ; Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Georges Rhodes, piano ; Walter Buchanan, bass ; Joe Harris, drums
1. S-23017 She Ain’t With Me No More
2. S-23018 Early Morning Boogie
3. S-23019 Easy Going Baby
4. S-23030 Rainy Weather Blues


Record 28
Artist : Hal Singer Sextet

Titre : Happy days
Label : Savoy
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : February 9th, 1949 in New York (USA)
Willie Moore, trumpet ; Chippy Outcalt, trombone ; Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Tate Houston, baritone sax ; Georges Rhodes, piano ; Walter Buchanan, bass ; George “Butch” Ballard, drums ; Carl Chicago Davis, vocal-1
1. Happy days
2. Midnight Jump
3. Hot Bread
4. Loose Riff
5. Travelin’ Shoes
6. I feel So Good


Record 29
Artists : Brownie McGhee & the X Rays featuring Hal Signer



Record 30
Artist : Hal Singer and his orchestra

Titre : Rock Around the Clock
Label : Mercury
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : August 1950, in New York (USA)
Hal Mitchell, trumpet ; Chippy Outcalt, trombone ; Hal Singer, tenor sax/vocal ; Georges Rhodes, piano ; Grachan Moncur, bass ; Bobby Donaldson, drums ; “Spo-Dee-Oo-Dee” Sam Theard, vocal
1. 3778 unissued Midnight Ridin’ Mama
2. 3779 Mercury 8196 Rock around the clock (vSST & ens)
3. 3780 Mercury 8196 Fine As Wine (vHS)
4. 3781 unissued Hal’s Drag


Record 31
Artist : Hal “Cornbread” Singer + the X-Rays (vocal)

Titre : Blue velvet
Label : Savoy
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : October 20, 1951 in New York (USA)
Milt Larkin, trombone- vocal-1 ; Tyree Gleen, trombone-2 ; Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Joe Black, piano ; Gene Ramey, bass ; Gus Johnson, drums ; the X-Rays, vocal group-1
1. 81739 Coral 65070 Buttermilk and beans
2. 81740 Coral 65069 Charmaine
3. 81741 Coral 65069 I’ve Got a Pocketful Of Dreams
4. 81742 Coral 65070 Blue Velvet


Record 32
Artist : Hal Singer and his orchestra

Titre : Easy Street
Label : Coral
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : January 22, 1952 in New York (USA)
Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Tyree Gleen, vibraphone ; Billy Taylor, piano ; Milt Hinton, bass ; James Crawford, drums.
1. 82179 Coral 60669 Easy street
2. 82180 Coral 60653 A Weaver of Dream
3. 82181 Coral 60653 Miss Me
4. 82182 Coral 60669 I Hear A Rhapsody


Record 33
Artist : Hal Singer and his orchestra with Carlton “King” Coleman

Titre : Secret Lover
Label : Coral
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : 9th April 1952 in New York (USA)
Francis Williams, trumpet ; Tyree Glenn, trombone ; George Dorsey, alto sax ; Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Eddie Barefield, baritone sax ; Billy Taylor, piano ; Clifton “Skeeter” Best, guitar ; Al Lucas, bass ; Chris Columbus, drums ; Carlton “King” Coleman, vocal.
1. 82670 Coral 65086 Lonesome And Blue
2. 82671 Coral 65086 I Love The Way You Love Me
3. 82672 Coral 65098 Secret Lover (vCC)
4. 82673 Coral 65098 Please, Doctor Jive (vCC)


Record 34
Artist : Hal Singer and his orchestra with Joan Shaw

Titre : Anything You Say
Label : Coral
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : 16th June 1952 in New York (USA)
Francis Williams, trumpet ; Tyree Glenn, trombone ; George Dorsey, alto sax ; Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Eddie Barefield, baritone sax ; Billy Taylor, piano ; Clifton “Skeeter” Best, guitar ; Al Lucas, bass ; Chris Columbus, drums ; Joan Shaw, vocal
1. 82958 Coral 65095 Troubles
2. 82959 Coral 65095 Better Be On My Way
3. 82960 Coral 65099 Until You Came Along
4. 82961 Coral 65099 Anything you say


Record 35
Artists : Florence Wright ( vocal) and Hal Singer orchestra

Label : Savoy
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : August 21, 1952 in New York (USA)
Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Roger “ Ram” Ramirez, organ ; Mickey Baker, guitar ; Georges Duvivier, bass ; Bobby Donaldson, drums
1. SFW-4234 Savoy 860 I Went To Your Wedding
2. SFW-4237 Savoy 860 My Blue Heaven


Record 36
Artistes : Mickey Baker and Hal Singer orchestra

Label : Savoy
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : August 21, 1952 in New York (USA)
Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Roger “ Ram” Ramirez, organ ; Mickey Baker, guitar ; Georges Duvivier, bass ; Bobby Donaldson, drums
1. SFW-4236 Savoy 867 Guitar Mambo
2. SFW-4237 Savoy 867 Riverboat


Record 37
Artists : Hal Singer Orchestra with Carlton “King” Coleman

Titre : My mother told me
Label : Savoy
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : August 21, 1952 in New York (USA)
Hal Singer / Sam Taylor – tenor saxes ; Dave McRae, alto & baritone saxes ; Kelly Owens, piano ; Mickey Baker, guitar ; Georges Duvivier, bass ; Bobby Donalson, drums ; King Coleman, vocal.
1. SHS-4238 Savoy 875 My mother told me
2. SHS-4239 Savoy 875 They won’t Tell It Right
3. SHS-4240 Savoy 861 Indian Love Call
4. SHS-4241 Savoy 861 The Frog Hop


Record 38
Artists : The Four Buddies (vocal) with Hal Singer Orchestra & Dolly Cooper

Label : Savoy
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : March 3rd, 1953 in New York (USA)
The Four Buddies (Alvin Bowen, John Carrol, Lean “Larry” Harrison, John Carrol & Maurice Hicks) vocal group ; Thelma “Dolly” Cooper, vocals ; Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Kelly Owens, piano ; Jimmy Cannady, guitar ; Jimmy Lewis, bass ; Bobby Donaldson, drums
1. SFB-4311 unissued You Left Me Alone
2. SFB-4312 Savoy 888 Ooh Ow (vFB)
3. SFB-4313 unissued Got Everything But You
4. SFB-4314 Savoy 888 My Mother’s Eyes
5. SDC-4315 Savoy 891 I’d Climb The Highest Mountain


Record 39
Artists : Dolly Cooper (vocal) with Hal Singer Orchestra

Titre : Easy Living
Label : Savoy
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : March 6, 1953 in New York (USA)
Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Kelly Owens, piano ; Jimmy Cannady, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, bass ; Bobby Donaldson, drums ; Dolly Cooper, vocals ; The Four Buddies (Alvin Bowen, John Carrol, Lean “Larry” Harrison, John Carrol & Maurice Hicks) vocal group
1. SDC-4320 Savoy 891 I Wanna Know (vDC & FB)
2. SDC-4321 Savoy LP SJL-2256 Me and My Baby
3. SHS-4322 Savoy 890 (Regent LP MG-6042) Hometown (AKA’Down for Dean’)
4. SHS-4323 Savoy 890 Easy Living


Record 40
Artists : Chuck Cahloun and His Atlantic All Stars

Label : Atlantic
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : 24th June, 1955, in New York (USA)
Chuck Calhoun (=Jesse Stone), vocal/electronic harp ; Hal Singer and Sam Taylor, tenor saxes ; unknown, baritone sax and piano ; Mickey Baker, guitar ; unknown bass and drums
1. A-1583 Atlantic 1120 Hey Tiger
2. A-1584 Atco 6051 Night Life (vCC)
3. A-1585 Atlantic 1120 Barrel House
4. A-1586 Atco 6051 The Rocket


Record 41
Artists : Hal Singer & Buddy Lucas

Titre : Hot Rod
Label : Savoy
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : 27th October, 1955, in New York (USA)
Hal Singer, tenor sax /vocal ; Buddy Lucas, tenor sax/vocal ; Kelly Owens, piano ; Mickey Baker, guitar ; Leonard Geskin, bass ; Panama Francis, drums
5. SBL-6767 Savoy 1180 Ho Diddy Ho (vBL)
6. SBL-6768 Savoy 1180 Oh Mary Ann (vBL)
7. SBL-6769 Savoy 1179 Hot Rod
8. SBL-6770 Savoy 1179 Rock and Roll


Record 42
Artist : Earl Connelly King (vocal) with Hal Singer

Titre : Time will tell
Label : King
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : Cincinnati, 9th November, 1955
Bobby Greene and Hal Singer, tenor saxes ; Albert Francis, piano ; Bill Jennings, guitar ; Barney Richmond, bass ; Alfred Dreares, drums & Earl Connelly, vocals.
1. K-9709-1 King 4920 That’s All I Ask Of You
2. K-9710-1 King 4862 Here I Stand
3. K-9711-1 King 4862 Time Will Tell
4. K-9712-1 King 4889 Dear One


Record 43
Artists : Little Esther (vocal) with Hal Singer

Titre : Longing in my heart
Label : Savoy
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : May 2nd, 1956 in New York (USA)
Harold “money” Johnson, trumpet ; Hal Singer / Warren Lucky, tenor saxes ; Kelly Owens, piano ; Mickey Baker, guitar ; Leonard Gaskin, bass ; Solomon Hall, drums
1. Longing in my heart
2. You can bet your life
3. ‘tein’t whacha do
4. If it’new to you


Record 44
Artists : Hal Singer Orchestra / Annie Laurie (vocal)

Titre : Crossroads
Label : Savoy
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : May 3rd, 1956 in New York (USA)
Hal Singer & Buddy Lucas, tenor saxes ; Leslie Johnakins, soprano ; Kelly Owens, piano ; Mickey Baker, guitar ; Leonard Gaskin, bass ; Solomon Hall, drums ; Annie Laurie, vocals, unknown vocal group
1. Hound’s tooth
2. Crossroads
3. You promised love
4. I can’t stop being a fool


Record 45
Artist : Hal Singer and his orchestra

Titre : I want to be wanted
Label : Deluxe
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : January 22, 1957 in New York (USA)
Hilton Jefferson, alto sax ; Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Joe Evans, baritone sax ; Kelly Owens, piano ; Mickey Baker, guitar ; Carl Pruitt, bass ; Specs Bailey, drums ; Ray Baretto, bongo
1. Catnip
2. I want to be wanted
3. Early hours
4. Movin’


Record 46
Artists : Little Willie John

Label : King
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : 13th of June 1957, in New York City


Record 47
Artists : Titus Turner / Bubber Johnson (vocal)

Titre : One good reason
Label : King
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : June 27, 1957 in New York (USA)
George Dorsey, alto sax ; Hal Singer / King Curtis, tenor saxes ; Leslie Johnskins, bass ; Kelly Owens, piano ; Bill Jennings / Les Span, guitars ; Bill Pemberton, bass ; Panama Francis, drums
1. You turned the lamps too low
2. Have mercy baby
3. One good reason
4. So much tonight


Record 48
Artists : Wynonie Harris (vocal) with Hal Singer

Titre : There’s no substitute for love
Label : King
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : July 17, 1957 in New York (USA)
Hal Singer – tenor sax, Leslie Johnskins – baritone, Kelly Owens – piano, Les Span – bass, Calvin Shields – drums
1. There is no substitute for love
2. A tale of woe


Record 49
Artists : Little Jimmy Scott / Dossie Terry

Label : King
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : 26th of July, 1957, New York City
Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Gene Redd, vibraphone ; Kenny Owens, piano ; Kenny Burrel, guitar ; Carl Pruitt, bass ; Cliff Leeman, drums
1. K-8897 King 5086 When Day is Done
2. K-8898-1 King 5104 Home
3. K-8899 unissued You’re Saying Something


Record 50
Artist : The Glow tones (vocal)

Titre : The girl I love
Label : Atlantic
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : August 15, 1957 in New York –USA)
Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Bud Johnson, alto et soprano sax ; Bucky Pizzarelli / Georges Barnes / Don Arnone, guitars ; Milt Hinton, bass ; Charles Smith, drums ; Janet Putnam, harp
1. The girl I love
2. Ping pong


Record 51
Artists : Jimmy Diggs / Carmen Taylor



Record 52
Artiste : Jimmy Scott (vocal) with Hal Singer

Titre : What sin
Label : King
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : October 2nd, 1957 in New York (USA)
Hilton Jefferson / Dave McRae – alto sax, Hal Singer – tenor sax, Leslie Johnskins – baryton,
Kelly Owens – piano, Billy Butler – guitare, Carl Pruitt – bass, Panama Francis – drums
1. What sin
2. Somewhere down the line


Record 53
Artist : Jimmy Scott (vocal) with Hal Singer

Titre : When day is done
Label : King
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : October 2nd, 1957 in New York (USA)
Hal Singer – tenor sax, Kelly Owens – piano, Kenny Burrel – guitare, Carl Pruitt – bass, Cliff Leeman –drums, Gene Redd –viber,
1. When day is done
2. Home


Record 54
Artist : Little Willie John (vocal) with Hal Singer

Titre : Talk to me, talk to me
Label : King
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : January 4th, 1958 in New York (USA)
Hal Singer – tenor sax, Bill Graham – bass, Kelly Owens – piano, Evereth Barksdale /Georges Barnes – guitare, Al McKibbon – bass, Panama Francis - drums
1. Talk to me, talk to me
2. Don’t be ashamed to call my name
3. Spasms


Record 55
Artiste : Little Willie John (vocal) with Hal Singer

Titre : All my love belongs to you
Label : King
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : September 24, 1958 in New York –USA)
Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Ernie Hayes, piano ; Roy Gaines and Kenny Burrel, guitars ; Carl Pruitt, bass ; Panama Francis, drums with Little Willie John, vocal.
1. All my love belongs to you
2. Why don’t you haul off and love me
3. I’ll never go back on my word


Record 56
Artists : Vic Dickenson All Stars

Titre : Vic Dickenson All Stars
Label : Atlantic
Support : 78 tours
Recording date : october 28, 1958, in New York (USA)
Buck Clayton, trumpet ; Vic Dickenson, trombone ; Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Herbie Hall, clarinet ; Al Williams, piano ; Danny Barker, guitar ; Gene Ramey, bass ; Marquis Foster, drums
1. Has anyone seen Corrine
2. The lamp is low
3. Under plunder blues
4. Harlem nocturne
5. Undecided


Record 57
Artist : Bill Doggett

Titre : Carolina mood
Label : King
Supports : 78 tours
Recording dates : January 5, 6 and 7 of 1959 in New York (USA)
Dickie Harris, trumpet ; Clifford Cott, alto sax ; Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Floyd Candy Johnson, trombone ; Bill Doggett, organ ; Billy Butler, guitar ; Wendell Marshall, piano ; Shep Shepherd, drums
1. Finished to unfinished
2. That’s my weakness now
3. Carolina moon
4. Idaho


Record 58
Artist : Bill Doggett

Titre : Carolina mood
Label : King
Supports : 78 tours
Recording dates : January 5, 6 and 7 of 1959 in New York (USA)
1. Be anything but be mine
2. Whee the blue of the night
3. Andantino
4. Adios muchachos
5. White cliffs over dover
6. Makin’ whoopee
7. Please don’t talk about me
8. I’m gonna lock my heart


Record 59
Artists : Titus Turner / Earl King with Hal Singer

Titre : No one to love
Label : King
Support : 78 tours
Recording dates : February 11, 1959 in New York (USA)
Hal Singer, tenor sax ; Herman Foster, piano ; Mickey Baker, guitar ; Carl Pruitt, bass ; Bobby Donaldson, drums with Titus Turner and Earl King vocals
1. Return of stackolee
2. Answer me
3. Keep on loving you
4. No one to love


Record 60
Artist : Hal Singer

Titre : Hal Singer / Charlie Shavers Quintet
Label : Prestige
Support : LP
Recording date : February 20, 1959 in New York (USA)
Charlie Shavers – trompet, Hal Singer – tenor sax, Ray Bryant – piano, Wendell Marshall – bass, Osie Johnson – drums
1. Blue Stompin
2. With a song in my heart
3. The blast off
4. Windy
5. Midnight
6. Fancy pants


Record 61
Artist : Annie Laurie & Hal Singer

Titre : Lost love
Label : Deluxe
Support : LP
Recording date : February 21, 1959 in New York (USA)
George Dorsey – alto sax, Hal Singer and Count Hastings – tenor sax, Dave McRae – bass, Jimmy Jones – piano, Mickey Baker – guitar, Carl Pruitt – bass, Panama Francis – drums
1. If you’re lovely
2. It’s gonna come out in the wash someday
3. Lost love
4. Since I fell for you


Record 62
Artists : Lonnie Johnson and Hal Singer

Titre : Lonnie Johnson all stars
Label : Prestige
Support : LP
Recording dates : March 8, 1960 in New York (USA)
Lonnie Johnson – guitare & vocal, Hal Singer – tenor sax, Claude Hopkins – piano, Wendell Marshall – bass, Bobby Donalson – drums
1. You will need me
2. I don’t hurt anymore
3. You don’t move me
4. Big leg woman
5. One side love affair
6. There must be a way
7. She’s drunk again
8. There ‘s no love
9. Blues’round my door
10. She devil
11. Don’t ever love
12. No love for sale


Record 63
Artist : Hal Singer

Titre : Hal Singer Quintet
Label : Prestige
Support : LP
Recording dates : 26th of May 1960 in Hackensack, New York (USA)
Hal Singer – tenor sax, Ray Bryant – piano, Evereth Barksdate – guitare, Milt Hinton – bass, Jimmy Crawford – drums
1. Satin doll
2. Don’t get around anymore
3. I love you
4. My thing
5. It’s me
6. Not this time


Record 64
Artists : Hal Singer et Dick Vance

Titre : Dick Vance – Hal Singer orchestra
Label : Fidelio
Support : LP
Recording dates : 12 & 13 of march 1963, in New York (USA)
Dick Vance- - trompet, Eli Robinson – trombone, Buddy Pearson – alto sax, Hal Singer – tenor sax, Valdo Williams – piano, Larry Lucie – guitare, John Lathan – bass, Herb Lovelle – drums
1. Manhattan Lullaly
2. Night full of blues
3. Nice’n easy
4. A funny shade of blue
5. Born yesterday
6. A man gets many kind of blues
7. Cloud nine


Record 65
Artists : Kitty White

Titre : kitty White
Label : Clover Records
Support : LP
Recording dates : December 2nd, 1965 in Paris (France)
Dexter Gordon/Hal Singer/Johnny Griffin/Jean-Louis Chautemps – tenor sax, Art Simmons – piano, Pierre Cullaz – guitare, Jimmy Woode/Michel Gaudry – contrebasse, Kenny Clarke – batterie et Kitty White – piano et vocal

Side 1 :
1. Visit me
2. Summer in the city
3. My kind of guy
4. Happiness is a thing called Joe
5. So many beautiful men
6. Do it again
7. and Call me darling

Side 2 :
1. Disenchanted Lady with Hal Singer
2. Would I love you with Hal Singer
3. Bossa Nova all the Way
4. Say it isn’t so
5. Jut in time
6. Mood indigo with Hal Singer


Record 66
Artists : Buck Clayton et Hal Singer

Titre : Buck Clayton & friends
Label : Polydor
Support : LP
Recording dates : march 16 and may 1st1966
Buck Clayton – trompette, hal Singer – tenor sax, Joe Turner – piano, Roland Lobligeois – basse, Wallace Bishop – batterie, Mickey Baker – guitare, Bernard Debosson – piano
1. Groovy Sunday
2. I can’t think
3. Georgia in my mind
4. Boo Boo
5. Just you, just me
6. One for Bonnie
7. Blue Boy
8. Pat’s party
9. Juggi Buggi
10. Come with me
11. These foolish thinks
12. Spanish fly
13. Rosetta


Record 67
Artists : Hal Singer & Johnny Letman

Titre : Johnny Letman / Hal Singer
Label : Black & Blue
Support : LP
Recording date : August 1966, in Paris (France)
Johnny Letman – trompette, Hal Singer – tenor sax, Milt Buckner – organ, Tiny Grimes – guitare, Wallace Bishop – drums
1. A funky day in Paris
2. Baby don’t you please come home
3. On a Persian market
4. Someday you’ll be sorry
5. No blues for my baby
6. Smart set blues
7. Midnight blue


Record 68
Artists : Hal Singer & Milt Buckner

Titre : Milt and Hal
Label : Black & Blue
Support : LP
Recording dates : August 1966, in Paris (France)
Hal Singer – tenor sax, Milt Buckner – organ, Tiny Grimes – guitare, Wallace Bishop – drums
1. Milt and Hal (composed by Hal Singer)
2. Time for dreams (composed by Hal Singer)
3. A ghost of a chance
4. There is a small hotel
5. Nancy with the laughing face
6. The Blues is mine (composed by Hal Singer)


Record 69
Artists : T-Bone Walker & Hal Singer

Titre : T-Bone Walker Quintet
Label : Delmark
Support : LP
Recording date : November 13, 1969 in Paris (France)
Hal Singer – tenor sax, T-Bone Walker – guitare & vocal, Georges Arvanitas – piano, Jackie Samson – basse, S.P. Leary – drums
1. I hate to see you go
2. Ain’t that cold baby
3. Leaving you behind
4. Feeling the blues
5. Gee baby ain’t I good to you
6. I want a little girl
7. Someone is going to mistreat you
8. Late blues


Record 70
Artists : Eddie Vinson with Hal Singer

Titre : Eddie Vinson blues
Label : Black & Blue
Support : LP
Recording date : March 28, 1969 in Paris (France)
Hal Singer – tenor sax, Eddie Vinson – vocal et trompette, Jay Mc Shann – piano, T-Bone Walker – guitare, Roland Lobligeois – basse, Paul Gunter –batterie
1. Kidney Stew
2. Waiting a minute baby
3. Old maid boogie
4. Somebody gotta go
5. Things ain’t what they used to be
6. Wee baby blues
7. Juice head baby*I had a dream
8. I’m in a awful mood
9. Send me someone to love


Record 71
Artist : Hal Singer

Titre : Paris Soul Food
Label : Polydor
Support : LP
Recording dates : Automne de 1969 à Paris (France)
Hal Singer – tenor sax et vocal, Manu Dibango – orgue et sax, Bernard Estardy – orgue, Slim Pezin – guitare, Jeannot Karl – finder bass, Lucien Dobat – drums, percu, Jean-Louis Proust – tambour, percu, Robin Hemingway – tambour, vocal + une chorale de Jackie Miller, Don Corinaldi, Glynda Morton, Jane Jarest et Robin Hemingway
1. Fa fa fa fa fa
2. Brother I’m with you
3. Paris Soul Food (composed by Hal Singer)
4. Malcolm X (composed by Hal Singer)
5. Saturday night in Watts, act one
6. Green Onions
7. Jumpin’ Jack flash
8. Good to me
9. Son of a preacher man
10. Kansas city
11. Hey Jude


Record 72
Artists : Hal Singer & Manu Dibango

Titre : The Soukouss
Label : Decca
Support : LP
Recording date : Fall 1971 in Paris (France)
Hal Singer – tenor sax, Manu Dibango – organ, guitare, finder-bass, perc, Jojo – vocal
1. Soukouss, part 1
2. Soukouss, part 2


Record 73
Artist : Hal Singer

Titre : Blues and News
Label : Futura
Support : LP
Recording dates : May 18, 1971
Hal Singer –sax, Jacques Bolognesi – trombone, Siegfried Kessler – piano, Jean-Claude André – guitare, Patrice Caratini – basse, Art Taylor – drums, Alain Paco Charlety – percussion
1. It’s my thing (composed by Hal Singer)
2. Pour Stéphanie (composed by Hal Singer)
3. Du bois (composed by Hal Singer)
4. Blues for Hal (composed by Hal Singer)
5. Lina (composed by Hal Singer)
6. Malcolm X (composed by Hal Singer)


Records 74 et 76 at Ljubliana


Record 76
Artist : Champion Jack Dupré & Hal Singer

Titre : Champion Jack Dupré
Label : Black & Blue
Support : LP
Recording dates : 21 juillet 1971 à Paris (France)
Hal Singer – sax tenor, Mickey Baker –guitare, Champion Jack Dupré – piano, Henri Tischitz – basse, Claude Guilhot –drums
1. One scotch one Bourbon
2. The death of Louis


Record 77
Artist : Al Grey

Titre : Al Grey “Grey’s mood”
Label : Black & Blue
Support : LP
Recording dates : April 3rd,1973 in Paris (France)
Al Grey, Claude Gousset –trombone, Xavier Chambon – trompette, Michel Attenoux – as, Hal Singer – saxophone, Stan Hunter – organ, Clarence Brown – guitare, Chris Columbus – drums
1. Drums on Chris
2. Something for Grey
3. Grey’s mood


Record 78 with Eddie Vinson


Record 79
Artist : Hal Singer

Titre : Soul of Africa
Label : Le Chant du Monde
Support : LP
Recording dates : 1974 in Paris (France)
Hal Singer – tenor sax, Jef Gilson – piano, Bernard Lubat – vibes & piano, Jacky Samson – bass, Frank Raholison – drums, Del Rabenja – percussions, Gérard Rakotoarivony – perc
1. Chant Inca
2. Mother Africa
3. The hight life (composed by Hal Singer)
4. Libertarian (composed by Hal Singer)
5. Garvey’s Strut (composed by Hal Singer)


Record 80
Artist : Hal Singer

Titre : Soweto to Harlem
Label : The Sun
Support : LP and K7
Recording dates : June 30th, 1976 in Johannesburg (South Africa)
Hal Singer – tenor saxophone, Alain Jean-Maris –pinao, Gus Nemeth – bass, Oliver Johnson –drums
1. Soweto to Harlem (composed by Hal Singer)
2. Blues after six
3. The Gospel
4. Always Blues
5. Deacon Johnson


Record 81
Artist : Hal Singer

Titre : Le grand voyage
Label : Pastoral
Support : LP
Recording dates : 1977 à Paris (France)
Hal Singer – saxophone ténor, Georges Arvanitas –piano, Jacky Samson –bass, Charles Saudrais – batterie
1. The long trip (composed by Hal Singer)
2. Peace like a river
3. I don’t want your money, mister
4. They hurt my pride
5. No more auction block
6. Oh mary don’t you weep
7. Going down the road
8. Sometimes I feel like a mother less child


Record 82
Artist : Hal Singer

Titre : Blue Stompin
Label : The Sun
Support : LP
Recording dates : Spring of 1977 in Johannesburg (South Africa)
Hal Singer –tenor saxophone, Kippie Moketsi – alto sax, Duku Makasi – tenor sax, , Oliver Johnson – drums, Gilbert Mathews – drums, Gus Nemeth – bass, Sipho Gumede – bass, Alain Jean-Marie – piano, Pat Matshikiza – piano
1. Blue Stompin (composed by Hal Singer)
2. Hang on there
3. Scrap Iron
4. Yes baby


Record 83
Artist : Hal Singer

Titre : Booker T. Laury & friends
Label : Blue Silver
Support : LP
Recording dates : 1980 in Paris (France)
Hal Singer –tenor saxophone, Booker T. Laury – piano & vocal, Mickey Baker – guitare, Jack Gregg – bass, Vic Pitts – drums, Sugar Blue – harmonica
1. Booker boogie
2. Next time you see me
3. Woke up this morning
4. Baby you make everything all right
5. Five long years
6. Nothing but the blues
7. Db blues


Record 84
Artist : Hal Singer

Titre : Swing on it
Label : JSP records 1028
Support : LP
Recording dates : June 1981 in London (England)
Hal Singer- tenor sax, Peter King – tenor sax, Mike Carr – Organ, bass pedals, Jim Mullen – guitar, Harold Smith - drums
1. Sharp as a tack
2. Lets think awhile
3. that’s the one
4. Heading for home
5. Swing on it (composed by Hal Singer)
6. The snow was falling
7. The point


Record 85
Artist : Hal Singer

Titre : Rocket 88
Label : Atlantic Recording Company
Support : LP
Recording dates : Spring 1981 at the Rotation Club in Hanover (West Germany)
Hal Singer- tenor sax, Charlie Watts –drums, Ian Steward – piano, Colin Smith –trumpet, John Picard –trombone, Don Weller –tenor sax, Bob Hall – piano, George Green –piano, Alexis Korner –guitar, Jack Bruce –bass
1. Rockets 88
2. Waiting for the call
3. St Louis Blues
4. Roll ‘em pete
5. Swindon swing
6. Roadhouse Boogie
7. Talking about Louise


Record 86
Artists : Hal Singer et Jean Louis Bucchi

Titre : Suite
Label : Play it again Sam
Support : CD
Recording date : milieu des années 80 à Paris (France)
Hal Singer, tenor sax, Jean-Louis Bucchi, synthétisers
Suite
   Part 1 : Dreamin (prélude)
   Part 2 : Bluette
   Part 3 : Aurelia
   Part 4 : Ronds d’eau
   Part 5 : Song for Mimi (Pavane)
Daydreams, composed by Hal Singer
Malcolm X, composed by Hal Singer
Blue-Lied
Sax Song
Dreamin (remix)


Record 87
Artists : Vladimir Chekassine et Hal Singer

Titre : Taxi Blues
Label : Adès
Support : CD et musique du film éponyme
Recording date : August 1989 in Moscow (Soviet Union)
1. Fête à Moscou
2. Un jeune cosaque se promène
3. Solitude
4. Soirée chez Schlikov (composed by Hal Singer)
5. Le Duo (composed by Hal Singer et Chekassine)
6. Concert à Moscou
7. La poursuite
8. Solitude II


Record 88
Artists : Hal Singer and Al Copley

Titre : Royal Blue
Label : Black Top
Support : CD et K7
Recording dates : May 1989 at Southlake Recording Studios New Orléans et Nashville (USA)
Al Copley – piano & vocals, Hal Singer – tenor saxophone, Snooks Eaglin – guitar, Duke Robillard – guitar, Jimmy Wimpfheimer – upright bass, David Lee – drums
1. Boogie Woogie on MTK
2. Standing by the Highway
3. Sittin’in the barbers chair
4. Please don’t leave me, baby
5. Elegie
6. That’s Hal
7. Tater digging’
8. Morning , noon and night
9. Wake up dead
10. My bonnie rocks
11. Glass boogie
12. Royal blue (composed by Hal Singer)


Record 89
Artist : Hal Singer

Titre : Senior Blues
Label : Carrère
Support : CD
Recording dates : January 30 & 31, 1991 in Montreuil (France)
Hal Singer – tenor saxophone, Bernard Maury – piano, Eric Vinceno – contrebasse, Eddie Allen – batterie, percussions
1. Senior blues
2. The shadow of your smile
3. Enchantment
4. Come on home
5. In a sentimental mood
6. Peace like a river (composed by Hal Singer)
7. Motherless child
8. Spirits (composed by Hal Singer)
9. Lina (composed by Hal Singer)
10. Crickets


Record 90
Artist : Hal Singer

Titre : No Rush
Label : Fnac Music
Support : CD
Recording dates : April 3 & 4 1992 in New York (USA)
Hal Singer – tenor saxophone, Steve Turre – trombone, Richard Wyands – piano, Lisle Atkinson – bass, Earl Williams – drums.
1. Angel Eyes
2. Lost love (composed by Hal Singer et B. Maury)
3. Candied Sweets
4. Amours (composed by Slide Hampton)
5. A child is born
6. Bradley’s bounce
7. The dripper
8. Night & day


Record 91
Artist : Hal Singer

Titre : Prints in the Sand
Label : Black & Blue
Support : CD
Recording dates : May and September 1997 in Paris (France)
Hal Singer – tenor sax, Bernard Maury – piano.
1. Prints in the sand (composed by Hal Singer et B. Maury)
2. Everything happens to me
3. Thinking of you (composed by Hal Singer)
4. To Hugo (composed by Hal Singer)
5. You don’t know what love is
6. My foolish heart
7. Moon walking (composed by Hal Singer)
8. Soul Trane
9. Old Folks
10. Stella by starlight
11. Misty
12. Rendez-vous (composed by Hal Singer)


Record 92
Artist : Hal Singer

Titre : We’re still buddies
Label : Azzura Music
Support : CD
Recording date : 12 novembre 2001 in Italy
Hal Singer – tenor sax, Massimo Farao – piano, Paolo Benedettini – bass, Bobby Durham – drums, vocal
1. There is no greater love
2. In a sentimental mood
3. Jungle Juice
4. We’re still Buddies (composed by Hal Singer et M. Farao)
5. Solitude
6. Thinkin’ of Paola
7. Almost like being in love
8. For all we know
9. On the trail


Record 93
Artist : Hal Singer & the Bobby Durham trio

Titre : My music
Label : Racing Jazz
Support : CD
Recording dates ; 2006 in Verona (Italy)
Hal Singer – tenor sax, Massimo Farao – piano, Aldo Zunino – bass, Bobby Durham – drums, vocal
1. If I should lose you
2. Thinkin of you
3. Cherokee
4. What’s new
5. Nanterre blues
6. Come down
7. Moonwalkin
8. It’s wonderful
9. Prints in the sand


Record 94
Guest soloists : Hal Singer and Didier Lockwood

Titre : Jazz à la récré
Label : Entouka productions / lience EMI
Support : CD
Recording date : 2007 in Paris
Pierre Carrié, piano
1. Le petit lapin (avec Hal Singer)
2. Cadet Rousselle
3. Mon âne
4. Le grand cerf
5. Pomme de reinette
6. Jean Petit
7. Tourne, tourne, petit moulin
8. Ainsi font (avec Didier Lockwood)
9. Ah ! Les cro cro (avec Hal Singer)
10. Une souris verte (avec Hal Singer)
11. Les petits poissons
12. A la volette
13. Passe passera (avec Didier Lockwood)
14. Au clair de la lune (avec Hal Singer)


Record 95
Artists : Hal Singer, featuring David Murray

Titre : Challenge
Label : Marge 47
Support : CD
Recording date : 9 & 10 of April 2010, in Paris
Hal Singer – tenor sax, David Murray – tenor sax, Rasul Siddik – trumpet, Lafayette Gilchrist – piano, Jaribu Shahid – bass, Hamid Drake – drums
1. Challenge (Hal Singer)
2. Hamid’s time (Hal Singer)
3. Hong Kong nights (David Murray)
4. I thought abour you
5. Long march to freedom (David Murray)
6. Stresology (David Murray)
7. Dreams of Dream (Hal Singer)
8. About the children (David Murray)


Compilations :

Artist : Hal Singer
Titre : Rent Party/Hal Singer

Label : Nippon Columbia Co. Ltd
Distributeur : BMG pour l’Europe
Support : CD
Recording dates ; from 1948 till 1956 in the States
Date of first issue of the compilation : 1994

1. Cornbread, composed by Hal Singer & Teddy Reig (Ted was working for BMI !..)
2. Teddy’s dream, composed by Teddy Reig !!!
3. One for Willie, composed by Hal Singer with Teddy Reig ( idem n°1 )
4. Neck Bones, composed by Hal Singer
5. Rent Party, composed by Hal Singer
6. Singer Song, composed by Hal Singer
7. Rice and Red Beans, composed by Hal Singer
8. Swing Shift, composed by Hal Singer
9. Hot Rod, composed by Hal Singer
10. Rock’n Roll, composed by Hal Singer
11. Indian Love Call (R. Frimi, O. Harbach, O. Hammerstein)
12. The Frog Hop, composed by Hal Singer
13. Hometown/Down for Dean, composed by Hal Singer
14. Easy living (R. Rainger, L. Robin)
15. Hound’s Tooth/Mr. Movin’s Groovin’ , composed by Hal Singer
16. Crossroads, composed by Hal Singer.


Artist : Hal Singer
Titre : The chronological Hal Singer

Label : Classics
Distributeur : Mélodie for France only, other countries through internet
Support : CD and internet
Recording dates ; from June 1948 till October 21 1951, in the States
Date of first issue of the compilation : 2003

1. Swanee River (trad)
2. Plug for Cliff, composed by Hal Singer
3. Cornbread, composed by Hal Singer & Teddy Reig
4. Rent Party, composed by Hal Singer
5. Singe Song, composed by Hal Singer
6. Rice and Red Beans, composed by Hal Singer
7. Swing Shift, composed by Hal Singer
8. Cooking with Cookie (Brunner)
9. Blue Monday Caravan (Brunner)
10. Jiblets (Thompson)
11. Disc Jockey Boogie (Thompsoon)
12. Teddy’s Dream (Reig)
13. Beef Stew, composed by Hal Singer
14. One for Willie, composed by Hal Singer & Teddy Reig
15. Neck Bones, composed by Hal Singer
16. Happy Days, composed by Hal Singer
17. Midnight Jump, composed by Hal Singer
18. Hot Bread, composed by Hal Singer
19. Loose Riff, composed by Hal Singer
20. Travelin’ Shoes (Davis –Shaw)
21. I Feel so Good(Davis –Shaw)
22. Rock Around The Clock, composed by Hal Singer
23. Fine as Wine, composed by Hal Singer
24. Buttermilk and Beans, composed by Hal Singer & Teddy Reig
25. Blue Velvet (Wayne, Morris)