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Friday 30th of January 2015

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Pee Wee Russell's Rhythmakers Dinah.'  (New York, 1938)
Max Kaminsky (tp) Dicky Wells (tb) Pee Wee Russell (cl) Al Gold (ts) James P. Johnson (p) Freddie Green (g) Wellman Braud (b) Zutty Singleton (d,vcl)
August 31
23394-1 Hrs, 1000 MP3
Cootie Williams And His Orchestra Everything But You  (New York, 1945)
Cootie Williams, Bill Doggett (arr) Harold "Money" Johnson, Ermit V. Perry, George Treadwell (tp) Ed Burke, Bob Horton (tb) Rupert Cole, Frank Powell (as) Lee Pope, Sam "The Man" Taylor (ts) Eddie De Verteuil (bar) Arnold Jarvis (p) Leroy Kirkland (g) Jimmy Glover (b) Sylvester "Vess" Payne (d) Tony Warren (vcl)
July 19
681-1 Capitol, 215 MP3
James P. Johnson Jungle Drums  (New York, 1945)
Folkways, 2850 MP3
James P. Johnson Yamekraw - A Negro Rhapsody - Part 2  (New York, 1945)
Folkways, FG2842 MP3
Charlie Ventura Sextet The Man I Love - Part 2  (Los Angeles, 1946)
Barney Bigard (cl) Ray de Geer (as) Charlie Ventura (ts) Harry Fields (p) Barney Kessel (g) Red Callender (b) Nick Fatool (d) or Gene Krupa (d)
January 27
4873 Imperial, 107 MP3
Cootie Williams And His Orchestra You're The One For Me Sweetheart  (WMCA, New York, 1946)
pers. similar to : Cootie Williams (tp) Bob Merrill (tp,vcl) Ermit V. Perry, George Treadwell, Billy Ford, Gene Redd (tp) Ed Burke, Edward Johnson, Bob Horton (tb) Rupert Cole, John Jackson (as) Sam "The Man" Taylor, Everett Gaines (ts) Bob Ashton (bar) Arnold Jarvis (p) Sam "Christopher" Allen (g) Norman Keenan (b) Butch Ballard (d)
January 22
906-2 Capitol, MP3
Les Elgart's Orchestra You Go To My Head  (1957)
All arrangements are by Charles Albertine. Copied from an original 1957 vinyl pressing of the album ''For Dancers Also'' which quickly climbed to 15th place on Billboard's Top 100 Best-Selling Albums in 1957
Columbia, CL-1008 MP3
Les Elgart's Orchestra Whispering  (1959)
Copied from an original 1959 vinyl pressing of the album ''Les Elgart on Tour''
Columbia, CL-1291 MP3

Thursday 29th of January 2015

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Chicago Loopers Clorinda.'  (New York, 1927)
Bix Beiderbecke (cnt) Don Murray (cl,ts) Frankie Trumbauer (c-mel) Frank Signorelli (p) Eddie Lang (g) or unknown (g) Vic Berton (d, harpophone) Deep River Quintet (vcl) Willard Robison (ldr)
October 20-26
1and-4 Pathé Actuelle, 35729 MP3
Jimmy Johnson And His Orchestra Mournful Tho'ts (1928)  (New York, 1928)
Cootie Williams, Ward Pinkett (tp) unknown (tb) poss Charlie Holmes (cl,sop,as) unknown (cl/ts), James P. Johnson, Fats Waller (p) Joe Watts (b) Perry Bradford (speech)
June 18
146540-1 Columbia, 14334-D MP3
Clarence Williams And His Orchestra Dispossessin' Me  (New York, 1933)
Ed Allen (cnt,vcl) Cecil Scott (cl) Clarence Williams (p,vcl) Floyd Casey (wbd)
August 18
13837-2 Vocalion, 2584 MP3
Charles Barnet And His Orchestra Nagasaki  (New York, 1935)
Eddie Sauter (tp,arr) Chris Griffin, Toots Camarata (tp) Russ Jenner (tb) ? Bill McVeigh (tb) ? Frank Llewellyn (tb) Les Cooper, George Bone (as) Charlie Barnet, Fred Fallensby (ts) Rupe Biggadike (p) Buford Turner (g) Pete Peterson (b,tu) Rudy DeJulius (d) Marion Nichols (vcl) Benny Carter, Basie Head (arr)
New York, January 21
87643-1 Bluebird, B-5815 MP3
James P. Johnson Honeysuckle Rose  (New York, 1944)
pianos solo James P. Johnson (p) Eddie Dougherty (d)
June 8
72234-A Decca, 23593 MP3
Cootie Williams And His Orchestra That's The Lick  (WMCA, New York, 1946)
Cootie Williams (tp) Bob Merrill (tp,vcl) Ermit V. Perry, George Treadwell, Billy Ford, Gene Redd (tp) Ed Burke, Edward Johnson, Bob Horton (tb) Rupert Cole, John Jackson (as) Sam "The Man" Taylor, Everett Gaines (ts) Bob Ashton (bar) Arnold Jarvis (p) Sam "Christopher" Allen (g) Norman Keenan (b) Butch Ballard (d) Johnny Mercer (vcl)
January 29
910-1 Capitol, M11057 MP3
Nick And His Creole Serenaders Mo Pas Lemme Ca  (New York, 1947)
Albert Nicholas (cl) James P. Johnson (p) Danny Barker (g,vcl) Pops Foster (b)
June 12
NY-36 Circle, J1018 MP3
Jan August & His Trio Yours Is My Heart Alone  (1955)
Jan August (p), Chick Robertson (g), Tony Espen (b), Dan Prime (d)
Copied from an original 1955 Polystyrene pressing of the album ''Music for the Quiet Hour''. Groove damage is unrepairable
Mercury, MG-20078 MP3

Wednesday 28th of January 2015

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Jimmie Johnson Crying For The Carolines.'  (New York, 1930)
James P. Johnson (p) solo
January 21
E-31956 Brunswick, 4712 MP3
Jimmy Johnson And His Orchestra Just A Crazy Song (hi-hi-hi)  (New York, 1931)
Ward Pinkett (tp,vcl) unknown (tp), poss Fernando Arbello (tb) Fred Skerritt, Henry L. Jones (as) Bingie Madison (cl,ts) James P. Johnson (p) Goldie Lucas (g) Richard Fullbright (b) Bill Beason (d) Andy Razaf (vcl)
March 25
151460-3 Columbia, 2448-D MP3
James P. Johnson's New York Orchestra The Dream (slow Drag)  (New York, 1944)
Frank Newton (tp) James P. Johnson (p,vcl) Al Casey (g) Pops Foster (b) Eddie Dougherty (d)
June 12
MA-1247 Asch, 551-2 MP3
James P. Johnson Sweet Lorraine  (New York, 1945)
Folkways, 2850 MP3
The Carnival Three Harlem Hotcha  (New York, 1945)
Omer Simeon (cl) James P. Johnson (p) Pops Foster (b)
February 22
D-206 Disc, 6001 MP3
James P. Johnson Mama And Papa Blues  (New York, 1947)
June 5
NY-30 Riverside, RLP 1056 MP3
Jackie Gleason Orchestra The Best Is Yet To Come  (1964)
Jackie Gleason (cond)
Romantic Moods Compilation from Columbia Records
Capitol, 52541 MP3
Lee Castle & The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra Maria Elena  (1959)
These are NOT the original arrangements. These are new instrumental arrangements by Al Cohn. Copied from a stereo vinyl pressing of the album ''Jimmy Dorsey's Greatest Hits''
Epic, BN-529 MP3

Tuesday 27th of January 2015

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Wolverine Orchestra Sensation.'  (New York, 1924)
Bix Beiderbecke (cnt,p-1) George Brunies (tb,kazoo) Jimmy Hartwell (cl,as) George Johnson (ts) Dick Voynow (p) Bob Gillette (bj) Min Leibrook (tu) Vic Moore (d)
September 18
9079 Gennett, 5542 MP3
James P. Johnson Riffs  (New York, 1929)
January 29
401565-B Okeh, 8770 MP3
Charlie Barnet And His Glen Island Casino Orchestra But Definitely  (New York, 1936)
Frank Amaral, Kermit Simmons, Joe Hoste (tp) Bud Smith, Johnny Doyle (tb) Charlie Barnet (sax,vcl,ldr) George Vaughn, Don Morris, Willard Brady (reeds) Bob Parks (reeds,vcl) Horace Diaz, Jr. (p,arr) Frank Klinger (g,steel-g) Sid Weiss (b) Julius Mendelson (d) Joe Hoste, Laura Deane (vcl) Glenn Osser (arr)
New York, June 1
101645-1 Bluebird, B-6433 MP3
Pee Wee Russell's Rhythmakers There'll Be Some Changes Made (take 2)  (New York, 1938)
Max Kaminsky (tp) Dicky Wells (tb) Pee Wee Russell (cl) Al Gold (ts) James P. Johnson (p) Freddie Green (g) Wellman Braud (b) Zutty Singleton (d,vcl)
August 31 has piano
23392-2 Hrs, 1001 MP3
Muggsy Spanier And His Ragtimers Riverside Blues  (New York, 1944)
Muggsy Spanier (cnt) Miff Mole (tb) Pee Wee Russell (cl) Boomie Richman (ts) Gene Schroeder (p) Eddie Condon (g) Bob Haggart (b) George Wettling (d)
New York, September 27
A-4812-2 Commodore, 586 MP3
Les Elgart's Orchestra It's The Talk Of The Town  (1959)
Copied from an original 1959 vinyl pressing of the album ''Les Elgart on Tour''
Columbia, CL-1291 MP3
Andre Previn At The Piano With His Orchestra I Love A Piano  (1960)
Copied from a vinyl pressing of the album, ''Like Love''. Also issued as CS-8233
Columbia, CL-1437 MP3
Don Jacoby & The College All-stars Teach Me Tonight  (1962)
Trumpet solos are by Don Jacoby
All arrangements are by Glenn Osser Copied from a vinyl pressing of the album ''Swinging Big Sound''
Decca, DL-4241 MP3

Monday 26th of January 2015

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
The Gulf Coast Seven Georgia's Always On My Mind.'  (New York, 1928)
Louis Metcalf (cnt) prob. Joe Nanton (tb) prob. Johnny Hodges (as,sop) prob. Barney Bigard (cl,ts) James P. Johnson (p) prob. Sonny Greer (d) Perry Bradford (vcl)
October 19
147152-1 Columbia, 14373-D MP3
Charles Barnet And His Orchestra Growlin'  (New York, 1935)
Eddie Sauter (tp,arr) Chris Griffin, Toots Camarata (tp) Russ Jenner (tb) ? Bill McVeigh (tb) ? Frank Llewellyn (tb) Les Cooper, George Bone (as) Charlie Barnet, Fred Fallensby (ts) Rupe Biggadike (p) Buford Turner (g) Pete Peterson (b,tu) Rudy DeJulius (d) Marion Nichols (vcl) Benny Carter, Basie Head (arr)
New York, January 21
87642-1 Bluebird, B-5816 MP3
James P. Johnson Blue Moods 1  (New York, 1944)
Folkways, FG3540 MP3
James P. Johnson's Blue Note Jazzmen Tishomingo Blues  (New York, 1944)
Sidney DeParis (tp) Vic Dickenson (tb) Edmond Hall (cl) James P. Johnson (p) Jimmy Shirley (g) Al Lucas (b) Arthur Trappier (d)
October 26
BN-993-2 Blue Note, BLP 7012 MP3
Muggsy Spanier And His Ragtimers Sugar  (New York, 1944)
Muggsy Spanier (cnt) Ernie Caceres (bar) Pee Wee Russell (cl) Dick Cary (p) Eddie Condon (g) Sid Weiss (b) Joe Grauso (d)
New York, April 22
A-4768-1 Commodore, FL20012 MP3
Cootie Williams And His Orchestra Jumping To Conclusions - Part 2  (WMCA, New York, 1946)
pers. similar to : Cootie Williams (tp) Bob Merrill (tp,vcl) Ermit V. Perry, George Treadwell, Billy Ford, Gene Redd (tp) Ed Burke, Edward Johnson, Bob Horton (tb) Rupert Cole, John Jackson (as) Sam "The Man" Taylor, Everett Gaines (ts) Bob Ashton (bar) Arnold Jarvis (p) Sam "Christopher" Allen (g) Norman Keenan (b) Butch Ballard (d)
January 22
904-2 Capitol, MP3
John Kirby And Orchestra Slowly  (New York, 1946)
Clarence Brereton (tp) Buster Bailey (cl) Russell Procope (as) Billy Kyle (p) John Kirby (b) Bill Beason (d) Shirley Moore (vcl)
April 26
D-368 Disc, 5041 MP3
Ted Heath, Edmundo Ros & Their Orchestras Malagueña  (1964)
Partial list of Personnel: Bert Courtley, Bert Ezard, Buzz Trueman, Duncan Campbell, Eddie Blair, Gordon Rose, Peter Winslow, Wif Kear (tpts). Johnny Edwards, Keith Christie, Ken Goldie (tbns). Bob Butcher, Bob Efford, Dennis Walton, Henry McKenzie, Ken Dryden, Ken Kiddier, Ray Gibson, Ronnie Chamberlain, Sid Harris (saxes). Derek Warne, Eric Spencer (p). Leo Argent (g). Johnny Hawksworth, Ken O'Donnell (b). Joseph Fulton, Ronnie Verrell (d). Barry Morgan, Dudley Misso, Nat Atkins (Latin percussion).
Issued in U.S.A. as LONDON, SP-44038. Copied from an original 1964 stereo vinyl pressing of the album ''Heath versus Ros, Round One'' Swing versus Latin (Battle of the Bands)
ZAL.6058-3 Decca (uk), PFS-4033 MP3

Sunday 25th of January 2015

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Blue Lu Barker With Danny Barker's Fly Cats He's So Good.'  (New York, 1939)
Blue Lu Barker (vcl) acc by Henry "Red" Allen (tp) Sammy Price (p) Danny Barker (g) Wellman Braud (b) unknown (d)
November 17
66895-A Decca, 7695 MP3
John Kirby And His Orchestra You Go To My Head  (New York, 1946)
Clarence Brereton (tp) Buster Bailey (cl) Russell Procope (as) Billy Kyle (p) John Kirby (b) Bill Beason (d) Sarah Vaughan (vcl)
January 9
BL-19 Crown, 109 MP3
Johnny Moore's Three Blazers Make Believe Land  (Los Angeles, 1946)
Charles Brown-p-v, Johnny Moore-g, Eddie Williams-b
MM-313 Modern Music, 151 MP3
Woody Herman's Woodchoppers A Sergeant On A Furlough  (1946)
Copied from a vinyl pressing of the album ''One Night Stand with Woody Herman''. The groove damage is in the original transcription disc and cannot be repaired
Joyce Record Club, LP-1021 MP3
Cootie Williams And His Orchestra You Talk A Little Trash  (New York, 1947)
Cootie Williams, Bob Merrill (tp,vcl) Rupert Cole (as,cl) Weasel Parker (ts) Arnold Jarvis (p) Mundell Lowe (g) Leonard Swain (b) Sylvester "Vess" Payne (d) Eddie Mack, Billy Matthews, The Balladeers (vcl)
December 27
1585 Mercury, 8083 MP3
Ray Anthony's Orchestra Big Band Boogie  (1958)
Copied from an original vinyl pressing of the album ''Dance to the Bands!, Volume 2'' (a showcase of Capitol artists)
Capitol, T-978 MP3
Andre Previn At The Piano With His Orchestra Nothin' To Do With Love  (1960)
Copied from a vinyl pressing of the album, ''Like Love''. Also issued as CS-8233
Columbia, CL-1437 MP3
Ted Heath, Edmundo Ros & Their Orchestras South America, Take It Away  (1964)
Partial list of Personnel: Bert Courtley, Bert Ezard, Buzz Trueman, Duncan Campbell, Eddie Blair, Gordon Rose, Peter Winslow, Wif Kear (tpts). Johnny Edwards, Keith Christie, Ken Goldie (tbns). Bob Butcher, Bob Efford, Dennis Walton, Henry McKenzie, Ken Dryden, Ken Kiddier, Ray Gibson, Ronnie Chamberlain, Sid Harris (saxes). Derek Warne, Eric Spencer (p). Leo Argent (g). Johnny Hawksworth, Ken O'Donnell (b). Joseph Fulton, Ronnie Verrell (d). Barry Morgan, Dudley Misso, Nat Atkins (Latin percussion).
Issued in U.S.A. as LONDON, SP-44038. Copied from an original 1964 stereo vinyl pressing of the album ''Heath versus Ros, Round One''. Engineered by Arthur Lilley with 20 microphones. Produced by Tony D'Amato Swing versus Latin. All arrangements are by Johnny Keating.
ZAL.6057-1 Decca (uk), PFS-4033 MP3

Saturday 24th of January 2015

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Blue Lu Barker With Danny Barker's Fly Cats Georgia Grind.'  (New York, 1939)
Blue Lu Barker (vcl) acc by Charlie Shavers (tp) Chu Berry (ts) Sammy Price (p) Danny Barker (g) unknown b, d.
April 20
65436-A Decca, 7588 MP3
Danny Barker Sextette Featuring Blu Lu Barker Layin' In Jail  (New York, 1946)
Blue Lu Barker (vcl) acc. by Jerry Jerome-ts, Norman Lester-p, Danny Barker-g, b/Woociie Nichols-d
October 3
R-1064 Apollo, MP3
Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra Emaline (v Cb)  (New York, 1934)
Toots Camarata (tp) Benny Carter (tp,arr) Nathan Van Cleave (tp) Wally Barron (tb) Charlie Barnet (sax,vcl,ldr) Nat Brown, Milton Laufer (as) Willard Brady, Ted Choate (ts) Horace Diaz, Jr. (p) ? Adrian Rollini (vib) Marty Britt (g) George Nida (b) or Tex Hurst (b) , Joe Dale (d) Jackie Martin, Helen Heath (vcl)
New York, March 23
14988-1 Banner, 33033 MP3
Joe Sullivan Quintette Heavy Laden  (Los Angeles, 1945)
Archie Rosati (cl) Joe Sullivan (p) Ulysses Livingston (g) Artie Shapiro (b) Zutty Singleton (d)
April 1
SRC-105 Sunset, 100-50 MP3
Woody Herman's Woodchoppers Flip The Whip  (1946)
These tracks are from Mutual Radio Network transcriptions of several live performances during 1945 and 1946. They are copied from a vinyl pressing of the album ''One Night Stand with Woody Herman''
Joyce Record Club, LP-1021 MP3
Johnny Moore's Three Blazers I'll Miss You  (Los Angeles, 1948)
Charles Brown-p-v, Johnny Moore, Oscar Moore-g, Eddie Williams-b
EXC-1175-6 Exclusive, 120 MP3
Andre Previn At The Piano With His Orchestra In Love In Vain  (1960)
Copied from a vinyl pressing of the album, ''Like Love''. Also issued as CS-8233
Columbia, CL-1437 MP3
Atli Bjorn Trio Thrill Is Gone  (Copenhagen, 1964)
Atli Bjorn (p), Benny Nielsen (sb), Finn Frederiksen (dm)
Steeple Chase, SCC6004 MP3

Friday 23rd of January 2015

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
John Kirby And Orchestra Close Shave.'  (New York, 1946)
Clarence Brereton (tp) Buster Bailey (cl) Russell Procope (as) Billy Kyle (p) John Kirby (b) Bill Beason (d) Shirley Moore (vcl)
April 26
D-370 Disc, 5042 MP3
Charlie Ventura For Bopper's Only  (New York, 1949)
Conte Candoli (tp,vcl) Bennie Green (tb,vcl) Charlie Ventura (ts,bar,vcl) Boots Mussulli (as,bar) Roy Kral (p,vcl) Kenny O'Brien (b) Ed Shaughnessy (d) Jackie Cain (vcl)
Live "Royal Roost", April 7
D9VB468 Victor, LPM1135 MP3
Les Elgart's Orchestra The Boy Next Door  (1957)
Copied from an original 1957 vinyl pressing of the album ''For Dancers Also''
Columbia, CL-1008 MP3
Les Elgart's Orchestra Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue  (1959)
Copied from an original 1959 vinyl pressing of the album ''Les Elgart on Tour''
Columbia, CL-1291 MP3
Don Jacoby & The College All-stars Dizzy Atmosphere  (1962)
Trumpet solos are by Don Jacoby
See a list of personnel at Discogs. http://www.discogs.com/Don-Jacoby-And-College-All-Stars-Swinging-Big-Sound/release/3409123 Copied from a vinyl pressing of the album ''Swinging Big Sound'' All arrangements are by Glenn Osser.
Decca, DL-4241 MP3
Pete Fountain & His Mardi Gras Strutters Basin Street Blues  (1963)
Pete Fountain (cl), Jackie Coon (tpt), Moe Schneider (tbn) with unidentified tuba, banjo, bass and four drummers
Copied from an original 1963 stereo vinyl pressing of the album ''South Rampart Street Parade''
Coral, CRL-757440 MP3
Pete Fountain & His Mardi Gras Strutters Pete Fountain (cl), Jackie Coon (tpt), Moe Schneider (tbn The Second Line  (1963)
Pete Fountain was born Pierre Dewey LaFontaine in New Orleans, July 3, 1930. He retired from performing in April of 2014. Copied from an original 1963 stereo vinyl pressing of the album ''South Rampart Street Parade''
Coral, CRL-757440 MP3
Ted Heath, Edmundo Ros & Their Orchestras In The Still Of The Night  (1964)
Partial list of Personnel: Bert Courtley, Bert Ezard, Buzz Trueman, Duncan Campbell, Eddie Blair, Gordon Rose, Peter Winslow, Wif Kear (tpts). Johnny Edwards, Keith Christie, Ken Goldie (tbns). Bob Butcher, Bob Efford, Dennis Walton, Henry McKenzie, Ken Dryden, Ken Kiddier, Ray Gibson, Ronnie Chamberlain, Sid Harris (saxes). Derek Warne, Eric Spencer (p). Leo Argent (g). Johnny Hawksworth, Ken O'Donnell (b). Joseph Fulton, Ronnie Verrell (d). Barry Morgan, Dudley Misso, Nat Atkins (Latin percussion).
Issued in U.S.A. as LONDON, SP-44038. Copied from an original 1964 stereo vinyl pressing of the album ''Heath versus Ros, Round One'' Swing versus Latin.
ZAL.6057-3 Decca (uk), PFS-4033 MP3

Thursday 22nd of January 2015

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
(clarence) Williams' Jug Band High Society.'  (New York, 1933)
Cecil Scott (cl) Herman Chittison, Willie "The Lion" Smith (p) Ikey Robinson (bj,tenor-g-1,vcl) Clarence Williams (jug,vcl) Willie Williams (wbd) Clarence Todd (kazoo-2,vcl) Eva Taylor (vcl) The Lowland Singers (vcl trio) : Clarence Williams, Clarence Todd, Eva Taylor (vcl)
August 7
152466-3 Columbia, 2806-D MP3
Blue Lu Barker With Danny Barker's Fly Cats You Been Holding Out Too Long  (New York, 1939)
Blue Lu Barker (vcl) acc by Henry "Red" Allen (tp) Sammy Price (p) Danny Barker (g) Wellman Braud (b) unknown (d)
December 13
66958-A Decca, 7695 MP3
Cootie Williams And His Orchestra Vibraphonia  (New York, 1946)
Cootie Williams, Ermit V. Perry, Otis Gamble, Billy Ford (tp) Bob Merrill (tp,vcl) Gene Redd (tp,vib-1) Ed Burke, Edward Johnson, Julius Watson (tb) Daniel Williams, Rupert Cole (as) Chuck Clark, Edwin Johnson (ts) Bob Ashton (bar) Arnold Jarvis (p) William "Pee Wee" Tinney (g) Norman Keenan (b) Butch Ballard (d)
July 5
968-1 Capitol, MP3
Charlie Ventura Deed I Do  (New York, 1949)
Conte Candoli (tp,vcl) Bennie Green (tb,vcl) Charlie Ventura (ts,bar,vcl) Boots Mussulli (as,bar) Roy Kral (p,vcl) Kenny O'Brien (b) Ed Shaughnessy (d) Jackie Cain (vcl)
Live "Royal Roost", April 7
D9VB470 Victor, LPM1135 MP3
Joseph Gershenson American Patrol  (1953)
Joseph Gershenson leads the Universal-International Pictures Studio Orchestra From the original soundtrack album of ''The Glenn Miller Story''
Copied from a TRUE STEREO vinyl disc from 1958.
Decca, DL-78226 MP3
Les Elgart's Orchestra Shuffle Off To Buffalo  (1959)
All arrangements are written by Charles Albertine. Copied from an original 1959 vinyl pressing of the album ''Les Elgart on Tour''
Columbia, CL-1291 MP3
Les Elgart's Orchestra That Old Black Magic  (1959)
Copied from an original 1959 vinyl pressing of the album ''Les Elgart on Tour''
Columbia, CL-1291 MP3
Andre Previn At The Piano With His Orchestra Looking For Love  (1960)
Copied from a vinyl pressing of the album, ''Like Love''. Also issued as CS-8233
Columbia, CL-1437 MP3

Wednesday 21st of January 2015

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Charlie Ventura Sextet C.v. Jam.'  (New York, 1945)
Buck Clayton (tp) Charlie Ventura (ts) Billy Rowland (p) Ed Yance (g) Al Hall (b) Specs Powell (d)
August 15
NSC446(T13) B & W, 37 MP3
Joe Sullivan Reflections  (Los Angeles, 1945)
November 16
480-3 Capitol, EP2-636 MP3
Charlie Ventura Pina Colada  (Chicago, 1948)
Norman Faye (tp) Bennie Green (tb) Charlie Ventura (ts,bar) Ben Ventura (bar) Roy Kral (p,vcl) Gus Cole (b) or Chubby Jackson (b) Ed Shaughnessy (d) Jackie Cain (vcl)
October
NSC388 National, 9066 MP3
Muggsy Spanier And His Dixieland Band Caution Blues  (Chicago, 1950)
Muggsy Spanier (cnt) Harry Graves (tb) Darnell Howard (cl) Floyd Bean (p) Truck Parham (b) Don Chester (d)
August 10
3677-1 Mercury, 5528 MP3
Louis Armstrong & His All-stars Dark Eyes (Очи чӫрные, Ochi Chyornye)  (1958)
Louis Armstrong (vocal & tpt) Trummie Young (tbn) Peanuts Hucko (cl) Billy Kyle (p) Eddie Miller (ts) Al Hendrickson (g) Mort Herbert (b) Danny Barcelona (d)
Copied from a TRUE STEREO vinyl disc from 1958. While this track appears as a filler on the reissued soundtrack album of ''The Glenn Miller Story'', it was specially recorded for this reissued album and is not actually heard in the film
Decca, DL-78226 MP3
Ray Anthony's Orchestra Wolverine Blues  (1960)
Reissued minus 2 tracks as M-11978 in 1976.Copied from the vinyl reissue of the album ''Arthur Murray's Favorite Fox Trots''
Capitol, T-1371 MP3
Ted Heath, Edmundo Ros & Their Orchestras Come Rain Or Come Shine  (1964)
Partial list of Personnel: Bert Courtley, Bert Ezard, Buzz Trueman, Duncan Campbell, Eddie Blair, Gordon Rose, Peter Winslow, Wif Kear (tpts). Johnny Edwards, Keith Christie, Ken Goldie (tbns). Bob Butcher, Bob Efford, Dennis Walton, Henry McKenzie, Ken Dryden, Ken Kiddier, Ray Gibson, Ronnie Chamberlain, Sid Harris (saxes). Derek Warne, Eric Spencer (p). Leo Argent (g). Johnny Hawksworth, Ken O'Donnell (b). Joseph Fulton, Ronnie Verrell (d). Barry Morgan, Dudley Misso, Nat Atkins (Latin percussion).
Issued in U.S.A. as LONDON, SP-44038. Copied from an original 1964 stereo vinyl pressing of the album ''Heath versus Ros, Round One'' Swing versus Latin.
ZAL.6057-4 Decca (uk), PFS-4033 MP3
Ted Heath, Edmundo Ros & Their Orchestras The Coffee Song (they've Got An Awful Lot Of Coffee In Brazil)  (1964)
Partial list of Personnel: Bert Courtley, Bert Ezard, Buzz Trueman, Duncan Campbell, Eddie Blair, Gordon Rose, Peter Winslow, Wif Kear (tpts). Johnny Edwards, Keith Christie, Ken Goldie (tbns). Bob Butcher, Bob Efford, Dennis Walton, Henry McKenzie, Ken Dryden, Ken Kiddier, Ray Gibson, Ronnie Chamberlain, Sid Harris (saxes). Derek Warne, Eric Spencer (p). Leo Argent (g). Johnny Hawksworth, Ken O'Donnell (b). Joseph Fulton, Ronnie Verrell (d). Barry Morgan, Dudley Misso, Nat Atkins (Latin percussion).
Issued in U.S.A. as LONDON, SP-44038. Copied from an original 1964 stereo vinyl pressing of the album ''Heath versus Ros, Round One'' Swing versus Latin. All arrangements are by Johnny Keating.
ZAL.6057-2 Decca (uk), PFS-4033 MP3

Tuesday 20th of January 2015

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Wolverine Orchestra Riberboat Shuffle.'  (Richmond, Ind., 1924)
Bix Beiderbecke (cnt) Jimmy Hartwell (cl) George Johnson (ts) Dick Voynow (p,ldr) Bob Gillette (bj) Min Leibrook (tu) Vic Moore (d)
May 6
11854-C Gennett, 5454 MP3
Cootie Williams And His Orchestra Wrong Neighborhood  (New York, 1946)
Cootie Williams, Ermit V. Perry, Otis Gamble, Billy Ford (tp) Bob Merrill (tp,vcl) Gene Redd (tp,vib-1) Ed Burke, Edward Johnson, Julius Watson (tb) Daniel Williams, Rupert Cole (as) Chuck Clark, Edwin Johnson (ts) Bob Ashton (bar) Arnold Jarvis (p) William "Pee Wee" Tinney (g) Norman Keenan (b) Butch Ballard (d)
July 5
965-2 Capitol, 289 MP3
John Kirby And Orchestra Peanut Vendor Boogie  (New York, 1946)
George Tait (tp) Buster Bailey (cl) Hilton Jefferson (as) Hank Jones (p) John Kirby (b) Bill Beason (d)
September 3
BL-23 Crown, 107 MP3
Charlie Ventura And His Sextet Synthesis  (New York, 1947)
Charlie Shavers (tp) Bill Harris (tb) Charlie Ventura (ts) Ralph Burns (p) Bill De Arango (g) Chubby Jackson (b) Dave Tough (d) Buddy Stewart (vcl)
March
NSC236 National, 9036 MP3
Blue Lu Barker With Danny Barker's Band Other People's Business  (New Orleans, 1949)
Blue Lu Barker (vcl) acc by Earl Barnes (tp) unknown (ts), Joe Pairs (p) Danny Barker (g) Percy Gabriel (b) Paul Barbarin (d)
October 26
5118-2 Capitol, 1566301 MP3
Charlie Ventura Quartet Jersey Bounce  (New York, 1952)
Charlie Ventura (ts-1,as-3,bar-2) Gene Kutch (p) Ace Tesone (b) Chick Keeny (d)
December 22
1104-9 Norgran, 104 MP3
Lee Castle & The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra Amapola  (1959)
These are NOT the original arrangements. These are new instrumental arrangements by Al Cohn. Copied from a stereo vinyl pressing of the album ''Jimmy Dorsey's Greatest Hits''
Epic, BN-529 MP3
Les Elgart's Orchestra Indian Summer  (1959)
Copied from an original 1959 vinyl pressing of the album ''Les Elgart on Tour''
Columbia, CL-1291 MP3

Monday 19th of January 2015

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra Buckin' The Wind (v Hh).'  (New York, 1933)
Frank "Stinky" Davis, Johnny Dillard, Nathan Van Cleave (tp) Wally Barron, Abe Lincoln (tb) Ralph Spangler, Stu Anderson (as,fl) Charlie Barnet (ts,fl,ldr) Ted Choate (ts,fl) Bill Long, Horace Diaz, Jr. (p) Scoop Thomson (g) Bill King (b) Billy Gussak (d) Helen Heath, Harry Von Zell (vcl)
New York, October 9
14124-1 Banner, 32876 MP3
Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra I'm No Angel (v Helen Heath)  (1933)
Frank "Stinky" Davis, Johnny Dillard, Nathan Van Cleave (tp) Wally Barron, Abe Lincoln (tb) Ralph Spangler, Stu Anderson (as,fl) Charlie Barnet (ts,fl,ldr) Ted Choate (ts,fl) Bill Long, Horace Diaz, Jr. (p) Scoop Thomson (g) Bill King (b) Billy Gussak (d) Helen Heath, Harry Von Zell (vcl)
14122-1 Conqueror, 8251 MP3
Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra Baby, Take A Bow  (New York, 1934)
Toots Camarata (tp) Benny Carter (tp,arr) Nathan Van Cleave (tp) Wally Barron (tb) Charlie Barnet (sax,vcl,ldr) Nat Brown, Milton Laufer (as) Willard Brady, Ted Choate (ts) Horace Diaz, Jr. (p) ? Adrian Rollini (vib) Marty Britt (g) George Nida (b) or Tex Hurst (b) , Joe Dale (d) Jackie Martin, Helen Heath (vcl)
New York, March 29
15020-1 Arc, BA33029 MP3
Blue Lu Barker With Danny Barker's Fly Cats I Got Ways Like The Devil  (New York, 1938)
Blue Lu Barker (vcl) acc by Benny Carter (tp) or Henry "Red" Allen (tp) Buster Bailey (cl) Sammy Price (p) Danny Barker (g) Wellman Braud (b) Paul Barbarin (d)
November 22
64769-A Decca, 7560 MP3
Joseph Gershenson Tuxedo Junction  (1953)
Joseph Gershenson leads the Universal-International Pictures Studio Orchestra From the original soundtrack album of ''The Glenn Miller Story'', John Chalmers ''Chummy'' MacGregor, Glenn Miller's original pianist, served as musical technical advisor, assisting Joseph Gershenson in recreating the authentic Glenn Miller arrangements
Copied from a TRUE STEREO vinyl disc from 1958.
Decca, DL-78226 MP3
Billy Butterfield's Orchestra The Folks Who Live On The Hill  (1956)
Billy Butterfield (tpt solos) Bernie Glow, Tony Faso, Jimmy Nottingham (tpts) Lou McGarity, Cutty Cutshall (tbns) Boomie Richman, Danny Bank, Toots Mondello, Nick Caiazza (saxes) Hank D' Amico (cl)Jack Lesberg (b) Mickey Carrano (p) Dottie Smith (vocal, if any)
(New York, December 5th, 7th and 10th, 1956). Copied from an original 1957 vinyl pressing of the album ''They're Playing Our Song'' In late 1956, Walter Rivers, an RCA artists and repertoire (''A & R'') man, telephoned Butterfield, asking him to record a dozen songs for an album, but he warned that they had to be completed before the end of the year. As Butterfield later reminisced to writer Alan Littlejohn, ''It turned out that RCA had made so much money with Elvis Presley that year that they wanted to cut some sides to show as a tax loss, to save them getting crucified by the taxman! So, one of my claims to fame is that I was a tax loss for Elvis Presley!''
G2JP-9756-4 Rca Victor, LPM-1441 MP3
Billy Butterfield's Orchestra Medley - Time On My Hands & All The Things You Are  (1956)
Billy Butterfield (tpt solos) Bernie Glow, Tony Faso, Jimmy Nottingham (tpts) Lou McGarity, Cutty Cutshall (tbns) Boomie Richman, Danny Bank, Toots Mondello, Nick Caiazza (saxes) Hank D' Amico (cl)Jack Lesberg (b) Mickey Carrano (p) Dottie Smith (vocal, if any)
(New York, December 5th, 7th and 10th, 1956). Copied from an original 1957 vinyl pressing of the album ''They're Playing Our Song'' In late 1956, Walter Rivers, an RCA artists and repertoire (''A & R'') man, telephoned Butterfield, asking him to record a dozen songs for an album, but he warned that they had to be completed before the end of the year. As Butterfield later reminisced to writer Alan Littlejohn, ''It turned out that RCA had made so much money with Elvis Presley that year that they wanted to cut some sides to show as a tax loss, to save them getting crucified by the taxman! So, one of my claims to fame is that I was a tax loss for Elvis Presley!''
G2JP-9756-2 Rca Victor, LPM-1441 MP3
Les Elgart's Orchestra Homecoming (down The Road)  (1959)
Copied from an original 1959 vinyl pressing of the album ''Les Elgart on Tour''
Columbia, CL-1291 MP3

Sunday 18th of January 2015

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Stephane Grappelly And His Quintet The Folks Who Live On The Hill.'  (London, 1942)
Stephane Grappelli (vln,p-1) Pat Dodd (p) Noel "Chappie" D'Amato, Joe Deniz (g) Tommy Bromley (b) Dave Fullerton (d) Roy Marsh (vib), Dave Fullerton (vcl)
August 20
DR-6933-2 Decca, F-8204 MP3
John Kirby And Orchestra Sextet From Lucia  (New York, 1946)
George Tait (tp) Buster Bailey (cl) Hilton Jefferson (as) Hank Jones (p) John Kirby (b) Bill Beason (d)
September 3
BL-25 Crown, 109 MP3
Woody Herman's Orchestra Soloist: Bill Harris Mean To Me  (1946)
Copied from a vinyl pressing of the album ''One Night Stand with Woody Herman''
Joyce Record Club, LP-1021 MP3
Charlie Ventura Quartet Blues For Two  (New York, 1953)
Charlie Ventura (ts-1,bar-2) Hank Jones (p) Bob Carter (b) Jo Jones (d)
January 5
1114-6 Norgran, MGN8 MP3

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