Nick Stabulas

Nicholas Stabulas (December 18, 1929 in New York City – February 6, 1973 near Great Neck, New York) was an American jazz drummer.

Stabulas worked early in his career in commercial music, then joined Phil Woods from 1954 to 1957. He did extensive work as a sideman in the 1950s, with Jon Eardley (1955–56), Jimmy Raney (1955–57), Eddie Costa (1956), Friedrich Gulda (1956), George Wallington (1956–57), Al Cohn (1956–57, 1960), Zoot Sims (1957), Gil Evans (1957), Mose Allison (1957–58), Carmen McRae (1958), and Don Elliott (1958). In the 1960s he worked with Chet Baker, Kenny Drew, Bill Evans, Lee Konitz and Lennie Tristano. He was active into the 1970s and was killed in a car crash in 1973.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 18th, 1929 (New York City), Died February 6th, 1973 (Great Neck)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1956 - 1966

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 101060 12/3/1956 S-H-I-N-E Al Cohn-Bob Brookmeyer Quartet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101061 12/3/1956 The lady is a tramp Al Cohn-Bob Brookmeyer Quartet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101062 12/3/1956 So far, so good Al Cohn-Bob Brookmeyer Quartet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101063 12/3/1956 A blues serenade Al Cohn-Bob Brookmeyer Quartet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101064 12/3/1956 Chlo-e Al Cohn-Bob Brookmeyer Quartet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101065 12/4/1956 Good spirits Al Cohn-Bob Brookmeyer Quartet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101066 12/4/1956 Winter Al Cohn-Bob Brookmeyer Quartet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101067 12/4/1956 Lazy man stomp Al Cohn-Bob Brookmeyer Quartet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101068 12/4/1956 I should care Al Cohn-Bob Brookmeyer Quartet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101069 12/4/1956 Bunny hunch Al Cohn-Bob Brookmeyer Quartet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101070 12/4/1956 Ill wind Al Cohn-Bob Brookmeyer Quartet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101071 12/4/1956 Back to back Al Cohn-Bob Brookmeyer Quartet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 102100 3/26/1957 You're a lucky guy Al Cohn-Zoot Sims Quintet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 102101 3/26/1957 Halley's comet Al Cohn-Zoot Sims Quintet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 102102 3/26/1957 Chasin' the blues Al Cohn-Zoot Sims Quintet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 102103 3/26/1957 Two funky people-1 Al Cohn-Zoot Sims Quintet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 102104 3/26/1957 The wailing boat Al Cohn-Zoot Sims Quintet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 102105 3/26/1957 Brandy and beer Al Cohn-Zoot Sims Quintet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 102106 3/27/1957 Gone with the wind Al Cohn-Zoot Sims Quintet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 102107 3/27/1957 Just you, just me Al Cohn-Zoot Sims Quintet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 102108 3/27/1957 It's a wonderful world Al Cohn-Zoot Sims Quintet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 105406 8/6/1958 His eye is on the sparrow Carmen McRae instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 105407 8/6/1958 The eagle and me Carmen McRae instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 105408 8/6/1958 When the red, red robbin comes bob, bob, bobbin' along Carmen McRae instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 105409 8/6/1958 Georgia Rose Carmen McRae instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Stabulas, Nick," accessed November 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/345012.

Stabulas, Nick. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/345012.

"Stabulas, Nick." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 November 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/345012

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