Due to the strike called by the American Federation of Musicians, there are very few studio recordings of the Progressive Jazz Orchestra, beyond the album recorded in 1947. Several artists have “discovered” these lost treasures and recorded and/or performed them in more recent years. Below are some examples.
Artistry in Gillespie (Pete Rugolo, 1948)PLAYCuban Pastorale (Bob Graettinger, 1948)PLAYWalkin’ by the River (Una Mae Carlisle & Robert Sour, arr. by Bob Graettinger, 1948)PLAYRhythms at Work (Pete Rugolo, 1948)PLAYDon’t Blame Me (Jimmy McHugh & Dorothy Fields, arr. by Pete Rugolo, 1948)PLAYHambeth (Pete Rugolo, 1948)PLAY