After a few more similar concerts in Los Angeles Granz began producing annual tours in 1946. These featured swing and bop musicians playing in small groups. Jazz at the Philharmonic featured Louie Bellson, Ray Brown, Benny Carter, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Roy Eldridge, Ella Fitzgerald, Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, Bill Harris, Coleman Hawkins, Jacquet, Hank Jones, Gene Krupa, Charlie Parker, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Buddy Rich, Charlie Shavers, Willie Smith, Tommy Turk, Ben Webster, and Lester Young. He recorded many of these sessions and released them on Mercury Records and later on his labels Clef and Verve. The tours ended in 1957, then were briefly revived in 1967.