Wild Bill Davis

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With the dynamic, swirling sounds of his Hammond B-3 organ, Wild Bill Davis provided a bridge from the big band swing of the 1930s and '40s to the organ-driven R&B of the 1950s and early '60s. Together…
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Year Album Artist
2019 The Best of the Verve Years Johnny Hodges Composer, Organ
2017 An Intimate Piano Session Duke Ellington Organ
2017 The Complete Albums Collection: 1959-1962 Junior Mance Composer
2017 The Classic Albums Collection Grant Green Composer
2014 Live at Cabaret l'Alcazar Duke Ellington Organ
2014 That Jimmy Smith Sound Primary Artist
2013 Live at the Cave: Vancouver Canada 1970 Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Organ
2013 Rock & Roll Ivory Joe Hunter Organ
2013 The Sound of America: The Singles Collection Arranger
2013 The Voice of Jazz Ella Fitzgerald Organ, Piano
2012 The Ella Fitzgerald Collection: 1935-45 Ella Fitzgerald Piano
2011 The Complete Masters 1935-55 Ella Fitzgerald Piano
2010 From His Treasure Chest: 1965-1972 Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Composer, Organ
2009 Dr. Boogie Presents Heavy Jelly: Essential Instrumentals Primary Artist
2008 Jazz Profile Duke Ellington Organ
2008 New York, NY Duke Ellington Main Personnel, Organ, Composer
2008 Okeh Rhythm and Blues Story 1949-1957, Vol. 3 Primary Artist
2008 The Okeh Rhythm and Blues Story 1949-1957, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2007 Anthology 1948-1955 Ella Fitzgerald Piano, Organ
2007 Con-Soul and Jazz/Wild Bill Is the Boss Wild Bill Davis / Johnny Hodges Primary Artist, Organ, Composer
2007 Dearly Beloved Ella Fitzgerald Arranger
2007 Harlem Was the Place 1929-1952 Piano
2007 Jazz Gold Primary Artist
2007 The Greatest Blues Shouters 1944-1955 Piano
2006 Bananas Swing: Latin Jazz Fever Arranger, Piano
2006 Berlin Concert 1969 [DVD] Duke Ellington Arranger, Organ
2006 Complete Recordings [with Jimmy Rowser & Ben Riley] Ray Bryant Composer
2006 Golden Years of Jazz 1940-1947 Piano
2006 Jazz Is Love Primary Artist
2006 Swing's the Thing/Cool Rage Session Illinois Jacquet Organ, Composer
2005 #1's Louis Jordan Arranger, Piano
2005 Billy Crystal Presents: The Milt Gabler Story Arranger, Piano
2005 Blowing the Fuse: 28 R&B Classics That Rocked the Jukebox in 1951 Organ (Hammond)
2005 Everest Digest Organ, Primary Artist
2005 Funk Elements Primary Artist
2005 Jazz After Hours [2005] Primary Artist
2005 NEA Jazz Masters Count Basie Arranger
2005 Organology: April in Paris, Vol. 1 Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Vocals, Organ, Composer
2005 Syncopated Clock, Vol. 2 Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ, Composer
2005 The Best of Louis Jordan [Blues Forever] Louis Jordan Piano
2005 The Complete Clef/Verve Count Basie Fifties Studio Recordings Count Basie Arranger
2005 The Everest Years Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Main Personnel, Organ
2005 The Everest Years Charlie Shavers Guest Artist
2005 The Piano Player Duke Ellington Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Organ
2005 Very Best of Gene Vincent [EMI] Gene Vincent Composer
2004 1950-1953 Hot Lips Page Organ
2004 Coconut Grooves Viva Latin Jazz Arranger, Piano
2004 Count Basie & Friends: 100th Birthday Bash Count Basie Arranger
2004 Hot Trains Daybreak Piano
2004 In the Groove Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist
2004 Jazz & Humour: Une Petite Laitue avec Pe La Mayonnaise Piano
2004 Le Petit Dictionnaire: Du Jazz Classique en 80 Musiciens Piano
2004 Lindy Hop Deluxe Yalloppin' Hounds Composer
2004 Three Men on a Beat Guy Lafitte Organ, Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Blues-Rock Songbook: Millennium Collection - 20th Century Masters Arranger, Piano
2003 Flying Groove Organ, Primary Artist
2003 From Latin to Jazz Dance, Vol. 5 Primary Artist
2003 In Chateauneuf du Pape Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Composer
2003 Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: A Musical Journey Piano
2003 Social Call Houston Person Composer
2003 The Irresistible Mister Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five, Vol. 2 Louis Jordan Vocals, Piano, Organ
2003 Ultimate Rare Grooves: Flying Groove Primary Artist
2003 Wild Cat Paris Barcelona Swing Connection/Wild Bill Davis Vocals, Organ (Hammond), Composer, Primary Artist
2002 1934-1947 Tiny Bradshaw Piano
2002 1938-1950 Louis Jordan Piano
2002 1940-1950 Boogie Woogie Piano, Primary Artist
2002 1945-1947 Buster Bennett Piano
2002 1950 Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Guest Artist, Organ, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 1950-1951 Louis Jordan & His Tympany 5 Arranger, Organ
2002 All Right, OK, You Win Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ, Composer
2002 Americans Swinging in Paris Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ, Composer
2002 Breaking Up the House Tiny Bradshaw Piano
2002 Count Basie's Finest Hour Count Basie Arranger
2002 Dansez-Vous Le Bop? Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Elevator Papa, Switchboard Mama: The Best of Jive Duets Piano
2002 Ella Fitzgerald: Portrait Ella Fitzgerald Piano
2002 Jivin' with Jordan [Proper Box] Louis Jordan Piano
2002 Live and Rare Duke Ellington Arranger, Organ
2002 Lotus Blossom Guy Lafitte Organ, Primary Artist
2002 Out of Nowhere Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ, Composer
2002 Relaxin' With Floyd Floyd Smith Organ, Primary Artist
2002 Slamboree Slam Stewart Piano
2002 The Blue Note Quintet/Sextet Studio Sessions Stanley Turrentine Composer
2002 The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions: Coming Home Gene "Mighty Flea" Conners Organ
2002 The Legendary, Vol. 5 Ella Fitzgerald Piano
2001 1947-1949 Louis Jordan & His Tympany 5 Piano
2001 As Long as There's Music Richard Wyands Composer
2001 Louis Jordan & His Tympani Five [JSP] Louis Jordan Piano
2001 Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five Louis Jordan Piano
2001 New York Legends, 1929-1948 Piano
2001 The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions: Don't Be That Way Billy Butler Organ
2001 The R&B Years, Vol. 1 Piano
2001 The R&B Years, Vol. 2 Piano
2001 Togo Brava Suite [Storyville] Duke Ellington Guest Artist, Organ
2000 Her Best Recordings: 1936-1949 Ella Fitzgerald Piano
2000 Illinois Jacquet with Wild Bill Davis Illinois Jacquet Primary Artist, Organ
1999 A Celebration of Blues: Great Blues Ballads Composer
1999 A Celebration of Blues: Great Soul Blues Composer
1999 Blue Note Plays Duke Organ
1999 Everywhere You Go There's Jazz Bob Wilber Composer
1999 Let the Good Times Roll: Anthology 1938-1953 Louis Jordan Arranger, Piano
1999 Reet Petite and Gone Louis Jordan Piano
1999 Swing It, Daddy-O! Piano
1999 Swinging Wild Wild Bill Davison Cornet
1999 Swingsation Louis Jordan Guest Artist, Arranger, Vocals, Piano
1999 Swingsation Sampler, Vol. 2 Arranger, Piano
1998 1945-1947 Ella Fitzgerald Piano
1998 1946-1947 Louis Jordan & His Tympany 5 Piano
1998 A Perfect Match: A Tribute to Hodges & Wild Bill Davis Bob Wilber Composer
1998 Bootin' the Boogie Piano
1998 Chicago Jazz Tour [1998] Arranger
1998 Count Basie Remembered, Vol. 2 New York Allstars Arranger
1998 Good Rockin' Tonight [Charly] Piano
1998 Night Train, Vol. 3: Classic Railroad Songs Arranger, Piano
1998 Planet Jazz Johnny Hodges Organ, Primary Artist
1998 Swing System Live 1978 Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist
1998 The Soul Man!/Soul Food Bobby Timmons Composer
1998 V-Disc Recordings Louis Jordan Arranger, Piano
1998 Visions of Jazz: A Musical Journey Organ
1998 West Coast Jazz Box: An Anthology of California Jazz Organ
1997 1945-1946 Louis Jordan & His Tympany 5 Piano
1997 At Birdland 1956 Count Basie Arranger
1997 Jukebox Jive: Birth of Rock N Roll Arranger, Piano
1997 Lifestyles of the Slow and Low, Vol. 2 Composer
1997 The Art of Jazz Saxophone Organ
1997 The Art of Jazz Saxophone: Classic Sounds Organ
1996 Blues Classics [MCA] Arranger, Piano
1996 Jazz Anthology: Memorable Jazz Hi-Lites 1945 Piano
1996 Masters of Jazz, Vol. 7: Jazz Hit Singles Arranger
1996 Much in Common Ray Brown Organ
1996 The Romantic Moods of Jackie Gleason Jackie Gleason / Jackie Gleason & His Orchestra Organ
1996 You'll Have to Swing It Ella Fitzgerald Organ
1995 70th Birthday Concert Duke Ellington Organ
1995 Azure-Té Karrin Allyson Composer
1995 Hag Leaps In Bob Haggart Composer
1995 Jazz Cafe: At the Movies Primary Artist
1995 The Jazz Sides: Verve Jazz Masters 46 Ella Fitzgerald Organ
1995 The Lost Grooves Composer
1995 The OKeh Rhythm & Blues Story 1949-1957 Composer
1994 Dance Like the Devil Composer
1994 Flying Home: The Best of Verve Years Illinois Jacquet Organ, Composer
1994 Midnight Slows, Vol. 1 Milt Buckner Organ
1994 Since I Met You Baby: The Best of Ivory Joe Hunter Ivory Joe Hunter Organ
1994 Verve Jazz Masters 20 Arranger
1994 Verve Jazz Masters 6 Ella Fitzgerald Organ
1994 Verve Jazz Masters, Vol. 2 Count Basie Arranger
1993 Chimera J. Spencer Vocals
1993 First Lady of Song Ella Fitzgerald Organ
1993 Jericho The Band Project Support
1993 OKeh Rhythm & Blues Composer
1993 Revival in the Land Carman Vocals, Organ (Hammond)
1992 Five Guys Named Moe [Charly #2] Louis Jordan / Louis Jordan & His Tympany 5 Arranger
1992 Five Guys Named Moe: Original Decca Recordings, Vol. 2 Louis Jordan Arranger
1992 Just Say Moe!: Mo' of the Best of Louis Jordan Louis Jordan Piano
1992 Let the Good Times Roll: The Complete Decca Recordings 1938-54 Louis Jordan Piano
1992 Okeh Jazz Organ, Primary Artist
1991 Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974 [Box] Organ
1991 Duke Ellington (1965-1972) Duke Ellington / Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Organ, Composer
1991 Loot to Boot Illinois Jacquet Organ, Composer
1991 Montreux Jazz Festival: Tribute to Nesuhi/Blues Explosion/ Casino Lights II/Brazilian Primary Artist
1990 For the Love of Ella Ella Fitzgerald Organ
198? 70th/30th Anniversary Live Concert Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Vocals, Hammond B3, Composer
1988 Jacquet's Got It! Illinois Jacquet & His Big Band Arranger, Adaptation
1988 Live: Radically Saved Carman Organ
1987 Compact Jazz: Count Basie Plays the Blues [Verve 1987] Count Basie Arranger
1987 Jazz Heritage: Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 (1941-1947) Louis Jordan Piano
1987 The Compact Jazz: Best of the Big Bands Arranger
1986 Complete Blue Note Recordings Sidney Bechet Cornet
1986 The Intimacy of the Blues Duke Ellington / Duke Ellington Small Bands Organ
1983 1944-1945 Louis Jordan & His Tympany 5 Piano
1980 The Best of Duke Ellington [Pablo] Duke Ellington Organ
1979 Jazz Tribute No. 1, Vol. 1-2: 1965-1966 Johnny Hodges Organ, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1978 Live at the Muzeval Lionel Hampton / Lionel Hampton & His Band Piano, Organ
1977 Excuse Me, Ludwig Major Holley Composer
1977 The Intimate Ellington Duke Ellington Guest Artist, Organ
1976 Don't Be That Way Billy Butler Organ
1976 Echoes of Ellington, Vol. 1 Chris Barber Piano, Primary Artist
1976 Jaws Strikes Again Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Organ
1976 Stolen Sweets Houston Person Composer
1974 Wig Is Here Gerald Wiggins Composer
1972 Broadway Buddy Tate Organ, Primary Artist
1972 Impulsions Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ, Composer
1972 Up in Duke's Workshop Duke Ellington / Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Guest Artist, Organ
1971 In a Mellow Tone Wild Bill Davison / Tom Saunders Primary Artist
1971 Slam Stewart Slam Stewart Guest Artist
1970 New Orleans Suite Duke Ellington Guest Artist, Organ
1967 Doin' His Thing Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ
1967 Mancini '67: The Big Band Sound of Henry Mancini Henry Mancini Composer
1966 In Atlantic City Wild Bill Davis / Johnny Hodges Primary Artist, Organ, Performer, Composer
1966 Mess of Blues Wild Bill Davis / Johnny Hodges Primary Artist, Organ, Composer
1966 Midnight to Dawn Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ
1966 Soul Food Bobby Timmons Composer
1966 What's New? Sonny Stitt Plays the Varitone Sonny Stitt Organ
1965 Con Soul and Sax Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ
1965 Free, Frantic and Funky Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Vocals, Organ
1965 Joe's Blues Wild Bill Davis / Johnny Hodges Primary Artist, Composer
1963 Soul Is Willing Shirley Scott Composer
1963 Soul Shoutin' Shirley Scott Composer
1963 These Are the Blues Ella Fitzgerald Guest Artist, Organ
1963 Yesterday's Love Songs/Today's Blues Nancy Wilson Organ
1962 Blue Hodge Wild Bill Davis / Johnny Hodges Primary Artist
1962 One More Time Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ
1962 The Music from Milk and Honey Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ
1961 Comin' Your Way Stanley Turrentine Composer
1960 Dis Heah Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ
1960 Nocturne Oliver Nelson Composer
1960 Stan "The Man" Turrentine Stanley Turrentine Composer
1959 Blow, Arnett, Blow Arnett Cobb Organ
1959 Flying High with Wild Bill Davis Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ
1959 Go Power! Arnett Cobb Organ, Primary Artist
1958 Miss Gloria Lynne Gloria Lynne Organ
1956 Wild Bill Davis in Hollywood Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ
1956 Wild Bill Davis on Broadway Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ
1955 Bixieland Eddie Condon Cornet, Organ
1955 Frank Morgan Frank Morgan Organ
1955 Wild Bill Davis at Birdland Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Vocals, Organ, Composer
1954 Jam Session Coast-To-Coast Organ
1954 Wild Bill Davis Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ
1953 Evening Concerto Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ
1953 Mary Lou Williams Plays in London Mary Lou Williams Composer
1951 George Wettling's Jazz Band George Wettling Cornet, Organ
1948 Sextet with Milt Jackson Howard McGhee Piano
2 Am at the Sands Andrew Samonsky Arranger
25 Éxitos De La Historia Del Rock & Roll Composer
A Beautiful Friendship Gerry Wiggins Composer
Blue Pyramid Wild Bill Davis / Johnny Hodges Primary Artist
Boogie Woogie Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist
Capitol Golden Rock & Roll Music Composer
Dance the Madison Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ
Deep Echo Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist
Everybody Loves...The 50's, Vol. 1 Composer
Jazz & Paris Arranger
Jazz Anthology Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist
Jazz In the Charts: 86/100: 1946-1947 Piano
Jazz On Disques Vogue: The Perfect Collection - 35 Original Albums Composer
Jazz in the Charts, Vol. 84: 1946 Piano
Jazz in the Charts, Vol. 85: 1946 Piano
Jazz in the Charts, Vol. 87: 1947 Piano
L' Anthologie Caveau de la Huchette Organ (Hammond), Primary Artist
Les Chansons de Paris Composer
Live At Sonny's Place: 1985 Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ
Live At Sonny's Place: 1986 Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist, Organ
Live in Burghausen 1996 Illinois Jacquet / Illinois Jacquet Big Band Arranger
Open the Door, Richard!: The Story of a Showbiz Phenomenon Arranger, Piano
Organ Grinder's Swing Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist
Pop Rock en Stock Michel Polnareff Composer
Rock Around the Clock: Early Rock 'n' Roll Jukebox Composer
Rockabilly Greatest Hits Composer
Second Sacred Concert Live Duke Ellington Organ
Soda Fountain Memories Composer
Swings Hit Songs from My Fair Lady Wild Bill Davis Primary Artist
The History of Rhythm and Blues 1942-1952 Piano
This Is the Night Composer
You Wont Be Satisfied Ella Fitzgerald Piano