Jazz Discography - N

Discographies

Jazz, Ragtime & Blues in the Knight Library

Jazz Performers – N's

This is a discography (list of recordings) of some of the Knight Library's Douglass Room jazz collection. It also includes some blues artists whose recordings are not included in this list, but appear on the Blues discography. Note: This discography was updated in 2010, but does not include more recent acquisitions.

Other resources available for listening to jazz at the University of Oregon include the Database of Recorded American Music and Smithsonian Global Sound. Both of these databases provide full online access to recordings held by them, and can be listened to in the UO Libraries and at home by UO students, faculty and staff. For more information about these resources, see  Audio Resources Online.

 


Index for this guide:
Nar Nav Nel Ner New Nic Nie Noo Nov

 

NADEAU, PIERRE [Piano]

Trio Pierre Nadeau.
PERFORMERS: Emile Normand, drums; Michel Donato, bass
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 6377

NALKER, TONY [Piano]

See: Latin jazz: 10 Latin jazz classics.

NANCE, RAY, 1913 - 1976 [Cornet/Violin]

Duke Ellington meets Coleman Hawkins.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX354

NANCE, TEDDY [Trombone]

The Heliocentric worlds of Sun Ra. (w/Sun Ra and his Solar Arkestra)
DOUGLASS   COMPACT DISC CX13435                 

NAPPER, KEN [Double Bass]

Live at the Flamingo Jazz Club.(w/Carmen McRae)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX16195

NARELL, ANDY, 1954 - [Steel Drums]

Live at Montreux.(w/Darol Anger)
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 5655

NASCIMENTO, MILTON, 1942 - [Vocals/Violin/Piano/Composer]

Minas.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4971

Native dancer.
PERFORMERS: Wayne Shorter, saxophone; Milton Nascimento, vocals; Herbie Hancock, piano.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX10494

NASH, KENNETH, d. 1998 [Percussion]

Bush dance.(w/Johnny Griffin)
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 5243

Pinnacles.(w/J.J.Johnson)
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4670

NASH, LEWIS, 1958 - [Drums]

From this moment-- . (w/Nicholas Payton)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX10871

Illuminations. (w/McCoy Tyner)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX11594

Live in Paris. (w/Diana Krall)
Doug Circ COMPACT DISC CX10635

Remembering Bud. (w/Toshiko Akiyoshi)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX15867

See also: The GERALD WILSON ORCHESTRA

NASSER, JAMIL, 1923 - 1950 [Double Bass]

The Awakening. (w/Ahmad Jamal)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX355

NAT ADDERLEY SEXTET

Autumn leaves: live at Sweet Basil. (w/Nat Adderley Sextet)
PERFORMERS:Nat Adderley Sextet: Nat Adderley, cornet; Sonny Fortune, Vincent Herring, alto saxophones; Rob Bargad, piano; Walter Booker, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX15245

NAT ADDERLEY QUINTET

Good company.
PERFORMERS:Nat Adderley Quintet (Nat Adderley, trumpet; Antonio Hart, alto saxophone; Rob Bargad, piano; Walter Booker, double bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX15241

NAVARRO, FATS, 1923 - 1950 [Trumpet]

The amazing Bud Powell. Volume 1.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX11787

The Complete Bud Powell Blue Note recordings (1949-1958).
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl A567

Fat girl: the Savoy sessions.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl A556

First Sessions, 1949 -50.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds A229

Lionel Hampton & his orchestra 1948.
DOUGLASS CASSETTE 2093M

Opus de bop.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1301

See also:Bebop spoken here

NAVARRO, JORGE, 1940 - [Piano]

The liveliest. (w/Buddy De Franco)
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 6052

NAY, JOE, 1934 - 1990 [Percussion]

It's about blues time.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 2892

NEEL, BOB [Drums]

Let's get lost: the best of Chet Baker sings.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX11493

My old flame. (w/the Chet Baker Quartet)
DOUGLASS   COMPACT DISC CX12339                 

NEGRI, JOE [Guitar]

R.S.V.P: rare songs, very personal. (w/Nancy Wilson)
Doug Circ COMPACT DISC CX11527

NEIDLINGER, BUELL, 1936 - [Double Bass]

Jazz advance. (w/Cecil Taylor)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX10462

Looking ahead! (w/the Cecil Taylor Quartet)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX10452

Reflections: Steve Lacy plays Thelonious Monk.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1812

Soprano Sax. (w/Steve Lacy)
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 5675

The world of Cecil Taylor.(w/ Cecil Taylor)
DOUGLASS   COMPACT DISC CX13446                 

NELOMS, BOB, 1942 - [Piano]

Portraits. (w/James Newton)
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4997

NELSON, OLIVER, 1932-1975 [Alto/Tenor Saxophone/Composer/Arranger]

Afro-American sketches.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 3790

Alfie. (w/ Sonny Rollins)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX11631

A Black suite.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DHds 31

Blues & the abstract truth.
PERFORMERS: Eric Dolphy, alto saxophone, flute; Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; George Barrow, baritone saxophone -- Bill Evans, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1331

The blues and the abstract truth.
PERFORMERS:Oliver Nelson, alto and tenor saxophone; Eric Dolphy, alto saxophone and flute; Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; George Barrow, baritone saxophone; Bill Evans, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX15700

Jimmy and Wes: the dynamic duo.
PERFORMERS: Jimmy Smith, organ; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Oliver Nelson, arranger-conductor.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 12379

Peter and the wolf: and the incredible Jimmy Smith.
PERFORMERS: Jazz ensembles; featuring Jimmy Smith, organ; Oliver Nelson, arranger-conductor.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX13258

Three dimensions.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds A1379

Three shades of blue. (w/Johnny Hodges)
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 13592

See also: The Definitive Jazz Scene, vol. 2.

NELSON, SKIP [Vocals]

The rarest: unreleased 1940-41-42 broadcast. (w/Glenn Miller)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX15771

See also:The gentlemen sing...

NELSON, STEVE, 1954- [Vibraphone/Marimba]

Extended play: live at Birdland. (w/Dave Holland Quintet)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX11352

That Shearing sound. (w/the New George Shearing Quintet)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX15913

NEPTUNE, JOHN, 1951 - [Flutes (Bamboo)]

Bamboo. (w/Arakawa Band)
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 5622

NERO, PETER [Piano/Arranger/Leader]

For the Nero-minded.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 3063

Impressions: the great songs of Burt Bacharach & Hal David.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 5692

Nero goes "pops".
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 660

Nero--in person.
PERFORMERS: Frank L. Sostek, bass; Joseph Cusatis,drums.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 7046

Peter Nero on tour.
PERFORMERS: Barre Philips, bass and Joe Cusatis, drums.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 2177

NESTICO, SAMMY, 1924 - [Arranger/Conductor]

Send in the clowns. (w/Sarah Vaughan)
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4325

The "swingphonic sounds" of Sammy Nestico.
NOTES: Arrangements for band by Sammy Nestico.
PERFORMERS: North Texas State Lab Band; Leon Breeden, conductor.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 6965

NEUFANG, JENS [Baritone sax]

See: Voices of Concord jazz: live at Montreux

NEW GEORGE SHEARING QUINTET

That Shearing sound.
PERFORMERS:George Shearing, piano; Neil Swainson, bass; Louis Stewart, guitar; Steve Nelson, vibraphone; Dennis Mackrell, drums.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX15913

NEW ORLEANS FEETWARMERS

See:From spirituals to swing

NEW ORLEANS JAZZ VIPERS

See:Swing around the world.

NEW ORLEANS RHYTHM KINGS

See:Riverside history of classic jazz

NEW ORLEANS STOMPERS

George Lewis with Kid Shots. (w/George Lewis)
DOUGLASS   COMPACT DISC CX13579                 

NEW YORK STARS

See:Swinging on a V-Disc

NEWBORN, PHINEAS, 1931 - 1989 [Piano]

Solo piano.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 7430

While my lady sleeps.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 2561

A world of piano.
PERFORMERS: Jazz trios featuring Phineas Newborn, Jr., piano; Paul Chambers or Sam Jones, bass; Philly Joe Jones or Louis Hayes, drums.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX7422

NEWMAN, BILL [Banjo]

Goes to sea. (w/the Firehouse Five plus Two)
Doug. Circ. COMPACT DISC CX15731

NEWMAN, DAVID "FATHEAD", 1933 - 2009 [Tenor Saxophone]

I wish you love. (w/Janis Siegel)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX10883

NEWMAN, JOE, 1922 - 1992 [Trumpet]

The atomic Mr. Basie: the complete atomic Basie: E=MC2=Count Basie Orchestra + Neal Hefti arrangements. (w/Count Basie)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX11224

Buddy Rich, 1950-1955.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX15778

East coast sounds.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 3380

Keep on pushin'.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 6016

Peter and the wolf: and the incredible Jimmy Smith. (w/Jimmy Smith)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX13258

NEWTON, ERNIE [Double Bass]

Les Paul Trio.
PERFORMERS:Les Paul, guitar; Jimmy Atkins, guitar; Ernie Newton, bass; Mary Ford, vocals.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX15878

NEWTON, FRANKIE, 1906 - 1954 [Trumpet]

The complete recordings of The Port of Harlem Jazzmen.
PERFORMERS: Frankie Newton, trumpet; J.C. Higginbotham, trombone; Sidney Bechet, clarinet; Teddy Bunn, guitar; Albert Ammons, Meade Lux Lewis, piano; Johnny Williams, bass; Sidney Catlett, drums.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1350

Frankie Newton, 1937-1939
PERFORMERS: Frankie Newton, trumpet; with various ensembles.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2494

NEWTON, JAMES,1953- [Flute]

Lenox Avenue breakdown. (w/Arthur Blythe)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX11222

Portraits.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4997

NEXUS

Music of Nexus.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 5082

NICHOLAS, ALBERT "NICK", 1900 - 1973 [Clarinet/Saxophone]

Barney Bigard - Albert Nicholas.
PERFORMERS: Albert Nicholas, clarinet, and Barney Bigard, clarinet; with Duke Ellington, piano, Bernard Addison and his Rhythm, Freddy Jenkins' Harlem Seven, and the Little Ramblers.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 3859

Creole reeds. (w/Sidney Bechet)
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 3737

Pete's blues. (w/Pete Johnson)
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 4099

NICHOLS, HERBIE, 1919- 1963 [Piano]

The Complete Blue Note recordings of Herbie Nichols.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl A460

The golden horn of Jack Teagarden.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 12535

See also: Esquire's World of jazz. [24 classic Capitol jazz performances between 2 covers] and Thesaurus of classic jazz.

NICHOLS, RED (ERNEST LORING), 1905-1965 [Trumpet/Cornet/Leader]

Class of '39.
PERFORMERS: The Five Pennies.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1824

The one and only.
PERFORMERS: Red Nichols, trumpet or cornet, with acc. musicians.
DOUGLASS CASSETTE 2167M

A popular concert, 1928-1932.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl A540

Red Nichols and his Five Pennies.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1112

See also: Beethoven wrote it but it swings! and The UO Special Collections Manuscript Collection of "Red" Nichols' papers, at http://library.uoregon.edu/speccoll/guides/music.html

NIEHAUS, LENNIE, 1929 - [Arranger]

Duane Tatro's jazz for moderns.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 2937

I swing for you.
PERFORMERS: Lennie Niehaus, saxophone, with acc. musicians.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 3792

Shades of Dring. (w/Madeleine Dring)
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4607

Stan Kenton at the Las Vegas Tropicana. (w/Stan Kenton)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX16202

See also: A new approach to jazz improvisation; v. 92 and A new approach to jazz improvisation; v. 97

NIMMONS, PHIL, 1923 - [Composer/Bandleader/Clarinet]

See: Jazz from Canada.

NISTICO, SAL [Tenor Saxophone]

The all star small groups.(w/Buddy Rich)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX15885

Woody Herman.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX15852

N'KOUNKOU, F.

See: Ryco jazz

NOBLE, RAY,1903 - 1978 [Leader/Arranger/Composer]

Cheek to cheek; A fine romance; Slap that bass; Change partners (w/Fred Astaire)
PERFORMERS: Fred Astaire with Ray Noble and his orchestra.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMbl 37

Ray Noble.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 261

NOCK, MIKE, 1940 - [Piano]

Trilogy.(w/Tal Farlow)
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4646

Yusef Lateef live at Pep's.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 2315

NOLAN, DANNY [Trumpet]

Woody Herman.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX15852

NOONE, JIMMIE, 1895 - 1944 [Clarinet/Leader]

Jimmie Noone & Earl Hines at the Apex Club. Vol. 1 (1928).
PERFORMERS:Earl Hines, piano, with Jimmy Noone, clarinet, and Noone's Apex Club orchestra.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 12401

New Orleans jazz.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 3790

New Orleans jazz.
PERFORMERS: Kid Ory, trombone, and Jimmy Noone, clarinet.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 13900

NORDINE, KEN [Jazz Monologist]

Next!
PERFORMERS:Monologues with jazz music; featuring Ken Nordine with Dick Marx and his orchestra. Music in 7+1 by Dick Campbell and his orchestra.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DLdl 646

Son of Word jazz.
PERFORMERS:Monologues with jazz sextet; featuring Ken Nordine and the Fred Katz Group.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DLdl 645

See also: Talking jazz: an oral history. (w/Ben Sidran)

NORRIS, WALTER, 1931 - [Piano]

Something else!: the music of Ornette Coleman.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 5291

NORTH TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY LAB BAND

The "swingphonic sounds" of Sammy Nestico.
PERFORMERS INCLUDE: Leon Breeden, conductor. DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 6965

THE NORTON SISTERS

The very best of Vaughn Monroe.
PERFORMERS:Vaughn Monroe, vocals; with the Four Lee Sisters; Marilyn Duke; The Norton Sisters; The Moon Maids; The Moon Men; orchestra.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX15870

NORVO, RED, 1909 - 1999 [Vibes]

Norvo.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4677

Red plays the blues.
PERFORMERS: Red Norvo, his sextet and orchestra, with vocals by Helen Humes.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 2493

Swing reunion.
PERFORMERS: Teddy Wilson, piano; Benny Carter, alto saxophone; Red Norvo, vibraphone; Louis Bellson, drums; Remo Palmier, guitar (amplified); George Duvivier, bass; Freddie Green, guitar (acoustic).
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds A2352

See also: Bebop spoken here ; Town Hall jazz concert 1945: The Commodore years ; and Swinging on a V-Disc.

NOVAK, GARY, 1969 - [Drums]

Another standard. (w/Bob Berg)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX11249

NOVICK, BILLY, 1951 - [Clarinet/Soprano Saxophone/Vocals]

Raisin' the rent. (w/Guy Van Duser)
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4793

NOW HE SINGS, NOW HE SOBS TRIO

Rendezvous in New York. (w/Chick Corea)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX11349

NOYA, NIPPI [Percussion]

Menue.(w/Charly Antolini)
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 8132

NUSS, LUDWIG [Trombone]

See: Voices of Concord jazz: live at Montreux

NUSSBAUM, ADAM, 1955 - [Drums]

Lost in the shuffle.(w/Jerry Bergonzi)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX16003

See also: A new approach to jazz improvisation; v. 86. and A new approach to jazz improvisation; v. 102

NUSSBAUM, ANDY [Drums]

Sail away. (w/Tom Harrell)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX15081

 

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