Kansas City Six

Profile:
When they had time off from the Count Basie Orchestra in the late 1930s, the Count's rhythm musicians formed a small ensemble called The Kansas City Five, with trumpeter Buck Clayton, drummer Jo Jones, bassist Walter Page, rhythm guitarist Freddie Green and Eddie Durham's electric guitar (as a replacement for Count Basie's piano). When Lester Young joined the band, on clarinet and tenor sax, it became the Kansas City Six.

Line-up (ca. 1938):
Buck Clayton (Trumpet)
Eddie Durham (Guitar)
Freddie Green (Guitar)
Jo Jones (Drums)
Lester Young (Clarinet, Saxophone)
Walter Page (Bass)
Members:
Variations:

Albums

ZAHC 176 Kansas City Six - "Prez" album art Kansas City Six Featuring Lester Young Kansas City Six Featuring Lester Young - "Prez" (Comp) Ace Of Hearts ZAHC 176 UK 1969 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

511 Kansas City Six - Them There Eyes / Good Morning Blues album art Kansas City Six / Kansas City Five Kansas City Six / Kansas City Five - Them There Eyes / Good Morning Blues(Shellac, 10") Commodore 511 US 1938 Sell This Version
512 Kansas City Six - Pagin' The Devil / Way Down Yonder In New Orleans album art The Kansas City Six* Pagin' The Devil / Way Down Yonder In New Orleans Commodore 512 US 1939 Sell This Version
555 Kansas City Six - I Got Rhythm / Jo Jo album art Kansas City Six I Got Rhythm / Jo Jo(Shellac, 10") Commodore 555 US 1944 Sell This Version
CEP-40 Kansas City Six - Kansas City Jazz! album art Lester Young And The Kansas City Six Lester Young And The Kansas City Six - Kansas City Jazz! (EP) Sonet CEP-40 US Unknown Sell This Version
EPL. 7001 Kansas City Six - The Prez Got Rhythm album art Lester Young And His Kansas City Six* Lester Young And His Kansas City Six* - The Prez Got Rhythm (EP) Jazz Selection EPL. 7001 France Unknown Sell This Version
509 Kansas City Six - Countless Blues (Ad Lib Jump Blues) / I Want A Little Girl album art The Kansas City Six* Countless Blues (Ad Lib Jump Blues) / I Want A Little Girl(Shellac, 10") Commodore 509 US Unknown Sell This Version
MEP 1035 Kansas City Six - Lester Young And His Kansas City Six album art Lester Young And His Kansas City Six Lester Young And His Kansas City Six - Lester Young And His Kansas City Six(7", EP, Mono) Metronome MEP 1035 Denmark Unknown Sell This Version
JLEP 113 Kansas City Six - Untitled album art Lester Young With The Kansas City Five* / Jelly Roll Morton / Charlie Parker / Louis Hayes Orchestra Lester Young With The Kansas City Five* / Jelly Roll Morton / Charlie Parker / Louis Hayes Orchestra - Untitled(7", EP) Jazzbox JLEP 113 Sweden Unknown Sell This Version
MEP 1035 Kansas City Six - Lester Young And His Kansas City Six album art Lester Young And His Kansas City Six Lester Young And His Kansas City Six - Lester Young And His Kansas City Six(7", EP, Mono) Metronome MEP 1035 Denmark Unknown Sell This Version
136 Kansas City Six - Three Little Words / Four O'Clock Drag album art Lester Young And His Kansas City Six* Three Little Words / Four O'Clock Drag(Shellac, 10") Embassy (10) 136 Denmark Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

FL 20,021 Kansas City Six - Kansas City Style album art Lester Young And The Kansas City Six Lester Young And The Kansas City Six - Kansas City Style(10", Comp, Mono) Commodore FL 20,021 US 1952 Sell This Version
INT 40016, INT. 40016 Kansas City Six - Prez album art Lester Young With The Kansas City Six* Lester Young With The Kansas City Six* - Prez(LP, Comp, Mono) Disques Vogue, Disques Vogue INT 40016, INT. 40016 France 1966 Sell This Version
Q 16007 Kansas City Six - Swing Concert: Carnegie Hall Concerts 1938/39 album art Benny GoodmanCount Basie Band*Kansas City Six Benny GoodmanCount Basie Band*Kansas City Six - Swing Concert: Carnegie Hall Concerts 1938/39 (Comp) 51 West Q 16007 US 1979 Sell This Version
K23P-6613 Kansas City Six - Lester Young And The Kansas City 6 album art Lester Young And The Kansas City Six Lester Young And The Kansas City Six - Lester Young And The Kansas City 6(LP, Album, Comp, Mono) Commodore K23P-6613 Japan 1979 Sell This Version
6.24292 AG Kansas City Six - Prez And Friends (A Complete Session) album art The Kansas City Six* With Lester Young The Kansas City Six* With Lester Young - Prez And Friends (A Complete Session) (Comp) Commodore, Commodore, London Records 6.24292 AG Germany 1980 Sell This Version
XFL 15352 Kansas City Six - A Complete Session album art The Kansas City Six* With Lester Young The Kansas City Six* With Lester Young - A Complete Session(LP, Comp, Mono) Commodore XFL 15352 US 1980 Sell This Version
9031-72725-2 Kansas City Six - Lester Young With The Kansas City Six 1938-1944 album art Lester Young And The Kansas City Six* Lester Young And The Kansas City Six* - Lester Young With The Kansas City Six 1938-1944(CD, Comp) Commodore 9031-72725-2 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
KIJJ2064-65 Kansas City Six - Commodore Recordings album art Lester Young And The Kansas City Six* Lester Young And The Kansas City Six* - Commodore Recordings(2xLP, Comp, Mono, Ltd) Commodore KIJJ2064-65 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
CLASSICS 912 Kansas City Six - 1938-1944 album art Kansas City 5*, 6* & 7* Kansas City 5*, 6* & 7* - 1938-1944(CD, Comp) Classics (11) CLASSICS 912 France 1996 Sell This Version
J-1027 Kansas City Six - The Prez album art Lester Young With The Kansas City Six Lester Young With The Kansas City Six - The Prez (Comp) Jazztone (2) J-1027 Italy Unknown Sell This Version