10-2
Nola Studios
W. 57th St., NY
12-13 Aug 2010
ArborsJohnny Varro Quintet: Speak Low Johnny Varro, piano and arrangements
Warren Vaché, cornet
Harry Allen, tenor sax
Nicki Parrott, bass
Chuck Riggs, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19418

10-1
Nola Studios
W. 57th St., NY
25-26 Feb 2010
ArborsTerry Myers Quartet: Smiles Terry Myers, tenor sax, clarinet, soprano sax
Johnny Varro, piano
Joel Forbes, bass
Ed Metz, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19405

07-2
Nola Studios
W. 57th St., NY
8-9 Nov 2007
ArborsJohnny Varro Featuring Ken Peplowski:
Two Legends of Jazz
Johnny Varro, piano
Ken Peplowski, clarinet
Frank Tate, bass
Joe Ascione, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19363

07-1
Nola Studios
W. 57th St., NY
6-7 Nov 2007
Ring dem BellsJohnny Varro Swing 7:
Ring dem Bells
Johnny Varro, piano and arrangements
Randy Sandke, trumpet
Dan Barrett, trombone
Ken Peplowski, clarinet and alto sax
Scott Robinson, tenor sax
Frank Tate, bass
Joe Ascione, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19362

04-2
Audio Images
Bradenton, FL
22-23 Jan 2004
Pure ImaginationJohnny Varro Trio:
Pure Imagination
Johnny Varro, piano
Mark Neuenschwander, bass
Ed Metz Jr., drums
Arbors
ARCD 19293

04-1
Audio Images
Bradenton, FL
22-23 Jan 2004
The Two of UsJohnny Varro Solo:
The Two of Us
Johnny Varro, piano

See 2008 review by Han Koert in Keep Swinging
Arbors
ARCD 19292

03-1
Nola Studios
W. 57th St., NY
8-10 Dec 2003
Statesmen of JazzStatesmen of Jazz:
A Multitude of Stars
Buddy DeFranco, leader, clarinet
Kenny Davern, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Bucky Pizzarelli, guitar
Earl May, bass
Louie Bellson, drums
Arbors
SOJCD 202

03-1
Nola Studios
W. 57th St., NY
8-10 Dec 2003
Statesmen of JazzStatesmen of Jazz:
A Multitude of Stars
Johnny Frigo, leader, violin
Johnny Varro, piano
Bucky Pizzarelli, guitar
Earl May, bass
Louie Bellson, drums
Arbors
SOJCD 202

01-1
Atlanta, GA
April 2001
Summit Reunion In AtlantaBob Wilber and
Kenny Davern:
Summit Reunion In Atlanta
Bob Wilber, soprano sax & clarinet
Kenny Davern, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
James Chirillo, guitar
Frank Tate, bass
Joe Ascione, drums
Jazzology
JCD 385

00-4
Bern, Switzerland
Sep 2000
That's a PlentyInternational Chicago-Jazz Orchestra: That's a Plenty Tom Saunders, cornet and vocal
Heinz Bigler, clarinet
Bill Allred, trombone and vocal
Johnny Varro, piano
Isla Eckinger, bass
Rolf Rebmann, drums
JHM Records
JHM 3621

00-3
Nola Studios
W. 57th St., NY
21-24 Aug 2000
All That JazzJohnny Varro Quartet:
All That Jazz
With Jon-Erik Kellso
Johnny Varro, piano
Jon-Erik Kellso, puje
Nicki Parrott, bass
Joe Ascione, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19243

00-2
Nola Studios
W. 57th St., NY
22-23 Aug 2000
Swingin' on W. 57th St.Johnny Varro Swing 7:
Swingin' on W. 57th St.
Johnny Varro, piano and arrangements
Randy Sandke, trumpet
Dan Barrett, trombone
Ken Peplowski, clarinet and alto sax
Scott Robinson, tenor sax
Michael Moore, bass
Joe Ascione, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19242

00-1
Live, Amaturo Theater, Fort Lauderdale, FL
12 Jan 2000
A Pair of KingsRalph Sutton and
Johnny Varro:
A Pair of Kings
Ralph Sutton, piano
Johnny Varro, piano
Phil Flanagan, bass
Ed Metz Jr., drums
Arbors
ARCD 19245

99-3
Live, Atlanta Jazz Party
April 1998-99
Mark Shane And Johnny VarroMark Shane And Johnny Varro:
Just You - Just Me And 2 Pianos
Johnny Varro, piano
Mark Shane, piano
Solo Art
SACD 127

99-2
Ocoee, FL
23-24 Mar 1999
Eddie Metz and His GangEddie Metz and His Gang:
Tough Assignment, A Tribute To Davie Tough
Ed Metz Jr., drums and leader
Randy Sandke, trumpet
John Allred, trombone
Harry Allen, tenor sax
Allan Vaché, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Phil Flanigan, bass
Nagel Heyer (Germany)
NHCD 053

99-1
Live, Hanse-Merkur Auditorium, Hamburg
6 Mar 1999
C'est Magnifique!George Masso Sextet:
C'est Magnifique!
George Masso, trombone and leader
Lou Colombo, trumpet and flugelhorn
Harry Allen, tenor sax
Johnny Varro, piano
Phil Flanigan, bass
Jake Hanna, drums
Nagel Heyer (Germany)
NHCD 060

98-1
Live, Hanse-Merkur Auditorium, Hamburg
28 Feb 1998
Oh Yeah!New York Allstars:
Oh Yeah!
More Music Of Louis Armstrong
Randy Sandke, trumpet
Byron Stripling, trumpet and vocal
Joel Helleny, trombone
Allan Vaché, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Bob Haggart, bass
Joe Ascione, drums
Nagel Heyer (Germany)
NHCD 046

97-2
New York, NY
2-3 Dec 1997
AfterglowJohnny Varro Swing 7:
Afterglow
Johnny Varro, piano and arrangements
Tommy Newsom, tenor sax
Ken Peplowski, clarinet and alto sax
Dan Barrett, trombone
Randy Sandke, trumpet
Frank Tate, bass
Joe Ascione, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19198

97-1
Atlanta, GA
20 Apr 1997
Shoeless John Jackson QuartetShoeless John Jackson Quartet:
A Tribute To Benny Goodman
Ken Peplowski, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
John Cocuzzi, vibraphone
Joe Ascione, drums
Progressive
PCD 7106

96-6
Bradenton, FL
27-30 Nov 1996
Say YesJohnny Varro:
Say Yes
Arbors Piano Series at Mike's Place, Vol. 2
Johnny Varro, piano Arbors
ARCD 19178

96-5
Bradenton, FL
25-26 Nov 1996
Words Among the ReedsRick Fay:
Words Among the Reeds
Rick Fay, poetry, tenor sax, soprano sax, clarinet, vocal
Jackie Coon, fluegelhorn
Dan Barrett, trombone
Johnny Varro, piano
Bob Leary, guitar, vocal
Bob Haggart, bass
Jeff Hamilton, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19177

96-4
New York, NY
11 Jun 1996
Swing and Other ThingsAllen Vaché Sextette:
Swing and Other Things
Warren Vaché Jr., cornet
Allen Vaché, clarinet
Bucky Pizzarelli, guitar
Johnny Varro, piano
John Cocuzzi, vibraphone
Frank tate, bass
Ed Metz Jr., drums
Arbors
ARCD 19171

96-3
New York, NY
17 Apr 1996
You Can Depend on MeRuby Braff:
You Can Depend on Me
Ruby Braff, cornet
Bucky Pizzarelli, guitar
Johnny Varro, piano
Bob Haggart, bass
Jim Gwin, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19165

96-2
New York, NY
15-16 Apr 1996
Being with YouRuby Braff:
Being with You
Ruby Braff, cornet, vocal, and arrangements
Dan Barrett, arrangements, trombone
Jon-Erik Kellso, cornet
Joe Wilder, flugelhorn
Scott Robinson, baritone sax and clarinet
Jerry Jerome, tenor Sax
Buck Pizzarelli, guitar
Johnny Varro, piano
Bob Haggart, bass
Jim Gwin, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19163

96-1
Orlando, FL
27-28 Mar 1996
Florida Jazz AllstarsAllan Vaché's
Florida Jazz Allstars Featuring Johnny Varro and Bob Haggart
Allan Vaché, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Bob Haggart, bass
David Jones, cornet
Bob Leary, guitar
John Allred, trombone
Ed Metz Jr., drums
Nagel Heyer (Germany)
NHCD 032

95-6
Bradenton, FL
20-21 Nov 1995
Johnny Varro Swing 7Jackie Coon and his Pals:
Softly
Jackie Coon, leader, flugelhorn, vocal
Johnny Varro, piano
John Allred, trombone
Dan Barrett, trombone
Rick Fay, tenor sax
Bob Haggart, bass
Ed Metz Jr., drums
Arbors
ARCD 19162

95-5
Live, Dixieland Hall, Stuttgart
17 Oct 1995
No cover availableThe "Wild" Bill Davison Legacy Band Tom Saunders, cornet, vocal
Bill Allred, trombone
Chuck Hedges, clarinet
Danny Moss, tenor sax
Johnny Varro, piano
Isla Eckinger, bass
Burch Miles, drums
Jeanie Lambe, vocal
ZYX Music
ZYX 11015-2

95-4
Hamburg
28 Sep 1995
AbsolutelyRoy Williams and
Bill Allred:
Absolutely
Bill Allred, trombone
Roy Williams, trombone
Johnny Varro, piano
Isla Eckinger, bass
Butch Miles, drums
Nagel Heyer (Germany)
NHCD 024

95-3
Live, Musikhalle, Hamburg
23 Sep 1995
Exactly Like YouTom Saunders' Wild Bill Davison Band & Guests:
Exactly Like You
Tom Saunders, cornet, vocal
Chuck Hedges, clarinet
Dick Sudhalter, flugelhorn
Bill Allred, trombone
Roy Williams, trombone
Danny Moss, tenor sax
John Barnes, baritone sax
Johnny Varro, piano
Marty Grosz, guitar, vocal
Isla Eckinger, bass
Butch Miles, drums
Jeanie Lambe, vocal
Nagel Heyer (Germany)
NHCD 023

95-3
Live, Musikhalle, Hamburg
23 Sep 1995
Jeanie Lambe And The Danny Moss QuartetJeanie Lambe And The Danny Moss Quartet :
Three Great Concerts 1993-1995
Jeanie Lambe, vocal
Tom Saunders, cornet
Chuck Hedges, clarinet
Bill Allred, trombone
Danny Moss, tenor sax
Johnny Varro, piano
Isla Eckinger, bass
Butch Miles, drums
Nagel Heyer (Germany)
NHCD 019

95-2
North Hollywood, CA
July 1995
Sittin' InJohnny Varro and
Don Nelson:
Sittin' In
Johnny Varro, piano
Don Nelson, soprano sax and vocals
Too Cool 1085
(CD of 85-2 plus seven new tunes)

95-1
Bradenton, FL
24-25 Apr 1995
Call of the Wild Tom Saunders and the Wild Bill Davison Legacy:
Call of the Wild
Tom Saunders, cornet, vocal
Bill Allred, trombone, vocal
Chuck Hedges, clarinet
Rick Fay, tenor sax
Johnny Varro, piano
Paul Keller, bass
William Sauer, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19146

94-3
Live, Amerika Haus, Hamburg
6 Aug 1994
Allan Vache Swingtet With Special Guest Warren Vache 
Allan Vache Swingtet With Special Guest Warren Vache Allan Vaché, clarinet and leader
Warren Vaché, cornet
Johnny Varro, piano
Jim Douglas, guitar
Frank tate, bass
Mike Masessa, drums
Nagel Heyer (Germany)
NHCD 013

94-2
New York, NY
28-29 Jun 1994
Johnny Varro Swing 7Johnny Varro:
Swing 7
Johnny Varro, piano and arrangements
Randy Sandke, trumpet
Dan Barrett, trombone
Phil Bodner, clarinet and alto sax
Harry Allen, tenor sax
Frank Tate, bass
Joe Ascione, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19138

94-1
Tierra Verde, FL
14 Mar 1994
Horns A-PlentyBob Wilbur Quartet:
Horns A-Plenty
Bob Wilber, clarinet, tenor sax, alto sax, curved soprano sax, straight soprano sax
Johnny Varro, piano
Phil Flanigan, bass
Ed Metz Jr., drums
Arbors
ARCD 19135

93-4
Live, Musikhalle, Hamburg
25 Sep 1993
A Salute to Eddie CondonA Salute to Eddie Condon
Jazz Live at the Musikhalle
Ed Polcer, cornet
Johnny Varro, piano
Allan Vaché, clarinet
John Barnes, baritone sax and vocals
Jim Douglas, guitar
Bob Haggart, bass
Bob Havens, trombone
Butch Miles, drums
Nagel Heyer (Germany)
NHCD 004

93-3
Newport Beach, CA
10-11 Sep 1993
Pee Wee´s SongBobby Gordon:
Pee Wee´s Song
The Music of Pee Wee Russell
Bobby Gordon, clarinet
Jon-Erik Kellso, trumpet
Dan Barrett, trombone
Rick Fay, tenor sax, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Marty Grosz, guitar
Bob Haggart, bass
Gene Estes, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19130

93-2
Newport Beach, CA
8-9 Sep 1993
The Magnificent VIIThe Magnificent VII:
The Newport Beach Session
Jon-Erik Kellso, cornet
Dan Barrett, trombone
Rick Fay, tenor sax, soprano sax, vocal
Chuck Hedges, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Marty Grosz, guitar, vocal
Bob Haggart, bass
Gene Estes, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19129

93-1
Newport Beach, CA
31 Aug-1 Sep 1993
The Magnificent VIIDottie Dodgion Sings Dottie Dodgion, vocals
Jackie Coon, flugelhorn
Eddie Erickson, guitar
Johnny Varro, piano
David Stone, bass
Gene Estes, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19128

92-12
Live, Hilton Hotel, St. Petersburg, FL
6 Dec 1992
The Magnificent VII - HiltonThe Magnificent VII:
Live at the Hilton
Jon-Erik Kellso, trumpet
Dan Barrett, trombone
Rick Fay, tenor sax, soprano sax, vocal
Chuck Hedges, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Bob Haggart, bass
Gene Estes, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19123

92-11
Newport Beach, CA
8-9 Sep 1992
In The Beginning. . .John Allred Quartet:
In The Beginning. . .
John Allred, trombone, double-bell euphonium
Johnny Varro, piano
David Stone, bass
Eddie Metz Jr.
Betty O'Hara, double-bell euphonium
Arbors
ARCD 19115

92-10
Newport Beach, CA
8-9 Sep 1992
Everything I LoveJohnny Varro Trio:
Everything I Love
Johnny Varro, piano
David Stone, bass
Gene Estes, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19114

92-9
Newport Beach, CA
2-3 Sep 1992
Sax-O-PoemRick Fay's:
Sax-O-Poem
Poetry with Jazz
Rick Fay, clarinet, soprano sax, tenor sax
Johnny Varro, piano
Doug Mattocks, guitar
David Stone, bass
Gene Estes, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19113

92-8
Live, Jazz Party, Atlanta, GA
24-26 Apr 1992
At The Atlanta Jazz PartyAllan Vaché -
Johnny Varro Combos:
At The Atlanta Jazz Party
Allan Vaché, clarinet
Ken Peplowski, clarinet And tenor sax
John Cocuzzi, vibraphone
Johnny Varro, piano
Marty Grosz, guitar
Milt Hinton, bass
Brooks Tegier, drums, songs
Audiophile
ACD 270

92-7
Live, Jazz Party, Atlanta, GA
26 Apr 1992 afternoon
Barbara LeaBarbara Lea -
Ed Polcer All-Stars:
At The Atlanta Jazz Party
Barbara Lea, vocals
Ed Polcer, cornet
Bob Havens, trombone
Ken Peplowski, tenor sax
Johnny Varro, piano
Marty Grosz, guitar
Bob Haggart, bass
Brooks Tegier, drums
Jazzology
JCD 218

92-6
Live, Jazz Party, Atlanta, GA
25 Apr 1992 evening
Barbara LeaBarbara Lea -
Ed Polcer All-Stars:
At The Atlanta Jazz Party
Barbara Lea, vocals
Ed Polcer, cornet
Bob Havens, trombone
Allan Vaché, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Marty Grosz, guitar
Bob Haggart, bass
Joe Ascione, drums
Jazzology
JCD 218

92-5
Live, Jazz Party, Atlanta, GA
25 Apr 1992 afternoon
Barbara LeaBarbara Lea -
Ed Polcer All-Stars:
At The Atlanta Jazz Party
Barbara Lea, vocals
Ed Polcer, cornet
Bob Havens, trombone
Allan Vaché, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Marty Grosz, guitar
Bob Haggart, bass
Brooks Tegier, drums
Jazzology
JCD 218

92-4
Live, Jazz Party, Atlanta, GA
24 Apr 1992 evening
Barbara LeaBarbara Lea -
Ed Polcer All-Stars:
At The Atlanta Jazz Party
Barbara Lea, vocals
Ed Polcer, cornet
Bob Havens, trombone
Allan Vaché, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Marty Grosz, guitar
Bob Haggart, bass
Brooks Tegier, drums
Jazzology
JCD 218

92-3
Newport Beach, CA
2-3 Mar 1992
Endangered SpeciesRick Fay's:
Endangered Species
Rick Fay, tenor sax, soprano sax, vocal
Jackie Coon, flugelhorn, vocal
Dan Barrett, trombone
Betty O´Hara, bass trumpet, double-bell euphonium, cornet, flugelhorn, vocal
Bobby Gordon, clarinet
Eddie Erickson, banjo, guitar, vocal
Johnny Varro, piano
David Stone, bass
Gene Estes, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19120
2 Mar 1993

92-2
Newport Beach, CA
26-27 Feb 1992
On Easy StreetFast Eddie Erickson:
On Easy Street
Eddie Erickson, banjo, guitar
Jackie Coon, cornet
Rick Fay, clarinet, tenor sax, soprano sax
Johnny Varro, piano
Gene Estes, drums
Lee Westenhofer, tuba
Arbors
ARCD 19111

92-1
Newport Beach, CA
24-25 Feb 1992
Jazzin' with JackieJackie Coon:
Jazzin' with Jackie
Jackie Coon, flugelhorn
Rick Fay, clarinet, tenor sax, soprano sax
Eddie Erickson, banjo, guitar
Johnny Varro, piano
Dave Stone, bass
Gene Estes, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19110

92-1
Newport Beach, CA
24-25 Feb 1992
Back in his Own BackyardJackie Coon and Friends:
Back in his Own Backyard
Jackie Coon, flugelhorn
Rick Fay, clarinet, tenor sax, soprano sax
Eddie Erickson, banjo, guitar
Johnny Varro, piano
Dave Stone, bass
Gene Estes, drums
Arbors
ARCD 19109

91-1
Atlanta, GA
12 May 1991
Some Sunny DayEd Polcer All Stars:
Some Sunny Day
Ed Polcer, cornet
Allan Vaché, clarinet
Bob Havens, trombone
Johnny Varro, piano
Marty Grosz, guitar
Lee Lesberg, bass
Hal Smith, drums
Jazzology
JCD 208

90-1
Smyrna, GA
13-14 May 1990
Coast To CoastEd Polcer All Stars:
Coast To Coast
Swingin' Jazz
Ed Polcer, cornet
Allan Vaché, clarinet
Bob Havens, trombone
Johnny Varro, piano
Marty Grosz, guitar
Bob Haggart, bass
Hal Smith, drums
Jazzology
JCD 198

89-1
Live, Marquis Encino Restaurant, Encino, CA
14 Feb 1989
A Portrait in JazzJohnny Varro:
A Portrait in Jazz
Johnny Varro, piano Artistry
AR 1001
(see 87-1)

88-2
Ludwigsburg, Germany
24 Oct 1988
No cover availableChristain Plattner Quartet: Jazz Party Christain Plattner, tenor sax
Johnny Varro, piano
Thomas Krisch, bass
Butch Miles, drums
Roy Williams, trombone
Groove (Switzerland)
CD 48.812

88-1
Live, Buergerzentrum, Waiblingen, Germany
21 Oct 1988
(issued
1 Jan 1992)
Swing That MusicPeanuts Hucko and His All Stars:
Swing That Music
Peanuts Hucko, clarinet, leader, tenor sax, vocal
Danny Moss, tenor sax
Randy Sandke, trumpet
Johnny Varro, piano
Lars Erstrand, vibraphone
Colin Gieg, bass
Roy Williams, bass
Butch Miles, drums
Louise Tobin, vocal
Star Line (Germany)
SLCD 9005

87-2
Perusia, Italy
Jazz festival
1987
No cover availableA Tribute to Benny Goodman Randy Sandke, trumpet
Dan Barrett, trombone
Peanuts Hucko, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Colin Gieg, bass
Jack Hanna, drums
Louise Tobin, vocal
Film

87-1
North Hollywood, CA
8 Sep 1987
A Portrait in JazzJohnny Varro:
A Portrait in Jazz
Johnny Varro, piano
David Stone, bass
Buzzy Drootin, drums
Artistry
AR 1001
(see 89-1)

86-2
Ludwigsburg, Germany
19 Oct 1986
'Wild' Bill Davison All Stars"Wild" Bill Davison All Stars "Wild" Bill Davison, cornet, vocal
Tom Saunders, cornet vocal
Bill Allred, trombone
Chuck Hedges, clarinet
Danny Moss, tenor sax
Johnny Varro, piano
Isla Eckinger, bass
Butch Miles, drums
Banu Gibson, vocal
Timeless (Netherlands)
TTD 545
CDTTD 545

86-1
Burbank, CA
3-4 Feb 1986
No cover availableJackie Coon:
Jazzin' Around
Jackie Coon, flugelhorn
Bill Wood, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
David Stone, bass
Gene Estes, drums
Sea Breeze
SB 1009

85-2
North Hollywood, CA
8 Oct 1985
Sittin' InJohnny Varro and
Don Nelson:
Sittin' In
Johnny Varro, piano
Don Nelson, soprano sax and vocals
Too Cool 1085

85-1
Hollywood, CA
19-20 June 1985
Horns AplentyBetty O'Hara with
Johnny Varro Trio
Horns Aplenty
Betty O'Hara, trumpet, euphonium, flugelhorn, trombone, vocal
Johnny Varro, piano
Morty Corb, bass
Gene Estes, drums
Magna Graphic Jazz
MJ 103
Delmark
DD 482

84-2
Los Angeles, CA
17 Jan 1984 or 14 Feb 1984
No cover availableHeinie Beau & His Hollywood Sextet Heinie Beau, clarinet
Bob Havens, trombone
Gene Estes, vibraphone
Johnny Varro, piano
Morty Corb, bass
Jake Hanna, drums
Henri Records
HRC 303

84-1
Los Angeles, CA
17 Jan 1984 or 14 Feb 1984
No cover availableHeinie Beau & His Hollywood Sextet Heinie Beau, clarinet
Bob Havens, trombone
Gene Estes, vibraphone
Johnny Varro, piano
Morty Corb, bass
Jack Sperling, drums
Henri Records
HRC 303

83-1
Los Angeles, CA
3 Jun 1983
SkylarkChuck Hedges with
Johnny Varro Trio:
Skylark
Chuck Hedges, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Ray Leatherwood, bass
Gene Estes, drums
Magna Graphic
MJ 102;
Delmark
DD 483 (1995)

82-1
Live, Mulberry Street, Studio City, CA
10 Feb 1982
Street of DreamsEddie Miller with
Johnny Varro Trio:
Street of Dreams
Eddie Miller, tenor sax
Johnny Varro, piano
Ray Leatherwood, bass
Gene Estes, drums
Magna Graphic
MJ 101;
Delmark
DD 228 (1995)

81-1
El Segundo, CA
July 1981
No cover availableJohnny Varro Trio:
Johnny Varro At The Piano
Johnny Varro, piano
Leroy Vinegar, bass
Gene Estes, drums
Fairmont
F 113

74-1
Hollywood, CA
1974
No cover availableBanu Gibson & The World's Greatest Jazz Band:
Jazz Me Blues
Banu Gibson, vocal, banjo
Bill Vogel, trumpet
Art Dragon, trombone
Joe Ashworth, clarinet, sax
Johnny Varro, piano
John Reynolds, banjo, guitar
Bill Hadnott, bass
Gene Estes, drums
World Jazz
WJLP S-23
(partial)

68-1
New Orleans, LA
5 Jan 1968
Dixieland's Greatest HitsThe Dukes of Dixieland:
Dixieland's Greatest Hits
Frank Assunto, trumpet, vocal
Charlie Bornemann, trombone
Jerry Fuller, clarinet, tenor sax
Johnny Varro, piano
Paul Guma, banjo, guitar
Rudy Akels, bass
Paul Ferrara, drums
Decca
DL 4975;
Decca
DL 74975;
Coral
COPS 2728

67-2
New York, NY
14 Nov 1967
Come To The CabaretThe Dukes of Dixieland:
Come to the Cabaret
Frank Assunto, trumpet, vocal
Mel Davis, trumpet
Charlie Bornemann, trombone
Jerry Fuller, clarinet, tenor sax
Johnny Varro, piano
Arthur Ryerson, banjo, guitar
Edgar de Haas, bass
Paul Ferrara, drums
Decca
DL 4863;
Decca
DL 74863;
Decca
DL 25729

67-1
New York, NY
13 Nov 1967
Come To The CabaretThe Dukes of Dixieland:
Come to the Cabaret
Frank Assunto, trumpet, vocal
Mel Davis, trumpet
Charlie Bornemann, trombone
Jerry Fuller, clarinet, tenor sax
Johnny Varro, piano
Arthur Ryerson, banjo, guitar
Edgar de Haas, bass
Paul Ferrara, drums
Decca
DL 4863;
Decca
DL 74863;
Decca
DL 25729

65-1
New York, NY
circa 1964
The Golden Horn of Billy FranklinThe Golden Horn of Billy Franklin Billy Franklin [= Don Goldie], trumpet
Harry DiVito, trombone
Hank D'Amico, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Whitey Mitchell, bass
Mousie Alexander, drums
International Award
AK 192
AKS 192
Grand Prix
K 192
KS 192

62-2
New York, NY
4 Sep 1962
The Complete CBS Recordings of Eddie Condon, Mosaic 152Chicago, My Home Town Bobby Hackett, cornet
Cutty Cutshall, trombone
Peanuts Hucko, clarinet
Johnny Varro [as John Mortillaro], piano, celeste
Eddie Condon, guitar
Jack Lesberg, bass
George Wettling, drums
Columbia Special Products Encore
P 14396
Mosaic
MDS 152
(partial)

62-1
New York, NY
May 1962
Storyville videoEddie Condon's All Stars with "Wild" Bill Davison "Wild" Bill Davison, cornet
Cutty Cutshall, trombone
Peanuts Hucko, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Eddie Condon, guitar
Joe Williams, bass
Buzzy Drootin, drums
Storyville
SLP 242
SLP 4005
SV 6073 video
SV 16073 DVD

60-4
Live, London House, Chicago, IL
November 1960
No cover availableEddie Condon Sextet Johnny Windhurst, trumpet
Roswell Rudd, trombone
Peanuts Hucko, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Eddie Condon, guitar
Transcription Disc
AFRTS ONS 5263
AFRTS ONS 5270

60-3
New York, NY
October 1960
No cover availablePhil Napoleon and His Memphis Five:
Tenderloin
Phil Napoleon, trumpet
Harry DiVito, trombone
Kenny Davern, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Peter Rogers, bass
Sonny Igoe, drums
Capitol
T 1535
ST 1535

60-2
New York, NY
27 Jan 1960
In the Land of DixiePhil Napoleon and His Memphis Five:
In the Land of Dixie
Phil Napoleon, trumpet
Harry DiVito, trombone
Kenny Davern, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Peter Rogers, bass
Sonny Igoe, drums
Capitol
T 1428
K 83226
STK 83226

60-1
New York, NY
26 Jan 1960
In the Land of DixiePhil Napoleon and His Memphis Five:
In the Land of Dixie
Phil Napoleon, trumpet
Harry DiVito, trombone
Kenny Davern, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Peter Rogers, bass
Sonny Igoe, drums
Capitol
T 1428
K 83226
STK 83226

59-4
New York, NY
7 Dec 1959
No cover availableThe Dixie Rebels Starring "Big Jeb" Dooley: Vol. 2 Pee Wee Erwin [as "big Jeb" Dooley], trumpet
Lou McGarity, trombone
Kenny Davern, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Milt Hinton, bass
Cliff Leeman, drums
Command
RS 825 SD
RS 33 825
RSSD 983-2
298.010

59-3
New York, NY
8 Oct 1959
No cover availablePhil Napoleon and His Memphis Five Phil Napoleon, trumpet
Harry DiVito, trombone
Kenny Davern, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Peter Rogers, bass
Sonny Igoe, drums
Capitol
T 1344
ST 1344
1 CO 54 81846

59-2
New York, NY
7 Oct 1959
No cover availablePhil Napoleon and His Memphis Five Phil Napoleon, trumpet
Harry DiVito, trombone
Kenny Davern, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Peter Rogers, bass
Sonny Igoe, drums
Capitol
T 1344
ST 1344
1 CO 54 81846

59-1
New York, NY
6 Oct 1959
No cover availablePhil Napoleon and His Memphis Five Phil Napoleon, trumpet
Harry DiVito, trombone
Kenny Davern, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Peter Rogers, bass
Sonny Igoe, drums
Capitol
T 1344
ST 1344
1 CO 54 81846

58-2
New York, NY
1958
Charleston City All-Stars Go DixielandCharleston City All-Stars Go Dixieland Pee Wee Erwin, trumpet
Lou McGarity, trombone
Kenny Davern, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Lee Blair, banjo
Harvey Phillips, tuba
Jack Lesberg, bass
Mousie Alexander, drums
Grand Award
GA 33-411
GA 243 SD

58-1
New York, NY
1958
No cover availableThe Empire City Six: Dixie Tony Spair, trumpet
Harry DiVito, trombone
Kenny Davern, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano
Pete Rogers, bass
Phil Failla, drums
Hallmark
HLP 312
Stardust
SD 101
Hollywood
LPH 149
Manhattan
MANS 537

57-1
New York, NY
19 Sep 1957
The Empire City Six Salute the CollegesThe Empire City Six Salute the Colleges Tony Spair, trumpet
Harry DiVito, trombone
Kenny Davern, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano, arranger
Pete Rogers, bass
Phil Failla, drums
ABC Paramount
ABC 210
HMV 7EG8380

54-1
Live Broadcasts, Nick's Restaurant, Greenwich Village, NY
1954
No cover availablePhil Napoleon: From 1950's Broadcasts Phil Napoleon, trumpet
Harry DiVito, trombone
Gail Curtis, clarinet
Johnny Varro, piano, arranger
Peter Rogers, bass
Lew Koppelman, drums
Take Two
101