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Wednesday 18th of January 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Sunset Band Wolverine Stomp  (Chicago, 1923)
prob Carroll Dickerson-Vn/Dir, possibly Freddy Keppard-C, Buster Bailey-Cl, Rudy Jackson-Ts
c. late 1923 or early 1924
964 Test, MP3
FLAC
Fess Williams And His Royal Flush Orchestra Do Shuffle (-2)  (New York, 1929)
Stanley ''Fess'' Williams-Cl/As/V/Sp/Dir, George Temple-T, Kenneth Roane-T/A, David ''Jelly'' James-Tb, Lockwood Lewis-As, Perry Smith-Cl/Ts/Sp, Henry ''Hank'' Duncan-P, Oliver ''Ollie'' Blackwell/Andy Pendleton-Bj, Emanuel Casamore-Bb, Ralph Bedell-D
April 22
51900-1 Victor , V-38064 MP3
FLAC
Luis Russell And His Orchestra Ghost Of The Freaks (v Palmer Bros)  (1934)
15573-1 Banner, 33367 MP3
FLAC
Mildred Bailey As Long As You Live  (1938)
23180-1 Cbs, VO4253 MP3
FLAC
Stan Kenton & His Orchestra Opus In Beige  (Hollywood, 1956)
Soloists: Kent Larsen (tb) Bill Perkins (ts)
Capitol, M-11027 MP3
Hazel Scott Maybe  (New York, 1957)
Hazel Scott-P, Everett Barksdale-G, Sandy Block-B, Jimmy Crawford-D
Jan 11
101338 Decca, DL8474 MP3
FLAC
Enoch Light & His Orchestra Tom Jones  (1964)
with Dick Hyman (harpsichord) Arranged and orchestrated by Lew Davies
Command, RS-871-SD MP3
Peter Nero With Arthur Fiedler & The Boston Pops Orchestra I Got Rhythm  (1965)
Arranged and orchestrated by Peter Nero and Richard Hayman
Rca Victor, LSC-2821 MP3

Tuesday 17th of January 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Billy Eckstine The Wildest Gal In Town  
47S261 Mgm, 10069 MP3
FLAC
King Oliver's Jazz Band Working Man Blues  (1923)
08486-B Okeh, 40034 MP3
FLAC
Dunn's Original Jazz Hounds What's The Use Of Being Alone  (New York, 1928)
Johnny Dunn-C/?, Herb Flemming-Tb/?, Gavin Bushell-Cl/As, ?-As, James P. Johnson/Fats Waller-P/?, John Mitchell-Bj
Mar 26
E-7231/3 Vocalion , 1176 MP3
FLAC
Fess Williams And His Royal Flush Orchestra Sell It  (Camden, NJ, 1929)
Stanley ''Fess'' Williams-Cl/As/V/Sp/Dir, George Temple-T, Kenneth Roane-T/A, David ''Jelly'' James-Tb, Ralph Brown/Felix Gregory-As, Perry Smith-Cl/Ts/Sp, Henry ''Hank'' Duncan-P, Oliver ''Ollie'' Blackwell/Andy Pendleton-Bj, Emanuel Casamore-Bb, Ralph Bedell-D
May 16
50889-2 Victor , V-30862 MP3
FLAC
Bunny Berigan And His Orch Sweet Varsity Sue  (1937)
013329 Victor, 25667A MP3
FLAC
Little Jack Little Sophisticated Lady  (NYC, 1952)
Piano/Vocal
July 2
radio transcription Lang-worth Fp, MP3
Woody Herman & His Orchestra Red Roses For A Blue Lady  (San Francisco, 1965)
Columbia, CS-9236 MP3
Duke Ellington Satin Doll  (Juan-les-Pins, 1966)
Cat Anderson, Cootie Williams, Herbie Jones, Mercer Ellington (tp) Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, Chuck Connors (tb) Jimmy Hamilton (cl,ts) Russell Procope (as,cl) Johnny Hodges (as) Paul Gonsalves (ts) Harry Carney (bar,cl,b-cl) Duke Ellington (p) John Lamb (b) Sam Woodyard (d)
Live Antibes Jazz Festival, Juan-les-Pins, France, July 26, 1966
Lrc, CDC9066 MP3

Monday 16th of January 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Charlie Johnson's Paradise Orchestra Meddlin' With The Blues  (New York, 1925)
Gus Aiken/Leroy Rutledge-T, Regis Hartman-Tb, Ben Whittet/Alec Alexander-Cl/As, Elmer Harrell-Cl/Ts/Vn, Charlie Johnson-P/Dir, Bobby Johnson-Bj, Cyrus St. Clair-Bb,
c. February
2624-1 Emerson, 10856 MP3
FLAC
Danny Polo And His Swing Stars Blue Murder  (London, 1937)
Tommy McQuater (cnt) Danny Polo (cl) Sid Raymond (as) Eddie Macauley (p) Eddie Freeman (g)Dick Ball (b) Dudley Barber (d)
October 1
DTB3250-1 Decca, F6550 MP3
FLAC
Arthur Young Turquoise  (London, 1938)
p solo
Studio Session, MP3
FLAC
Gene Krupa And His Orch When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano  (1940)
27325-A Columbia, 35520 MP3
FLAC
Bing Crosby - Eddie Heywood Baby Won't You Please Come Home?  (1945)
L3911 Decca, 23636 MP3
FLAC
Vince Guaraldi Trio Pebble Beach  (1964)
Vince Guaraldi (p), Monty Budwig (b), Colin Bailey (d)
Fantasy, 85017 MP3
Woody Herman & His Orchestra Opus De Funk [horace Silver] & Blue Flame [james Noble & Joe Bishop]  (San Francisco, 1965)
Columbia, CS-9236 MP3
Lennie Tristano Con Con  (NYC, 1966)
Lennie Tristano (p), Sonny Dallas (sb), Nick Stabulas (dm)
East Wind, EW8040 MP3

Sunday 15th of January 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Bessie Smith Ticket Agent Easy Your Window Down  (1924)
81670-2 Columbia, 14025 D MP3
FLAC
Fred ''sugar'' Hall And His Sugar Babies She's Driving Me Wild  (New York, 1925)
George Knapp-C, Henry Blevins-Tb, Carl Edlund-Cl/As, Tom Emerson-Vn, Fred Hall-P/Ldr, Albert Russo-Bj, Al Morse-Bb, Joseph Mayo-D
c. Jul 10
73515-B Okeh, 40442 MP3
FLAC
Kay Kyser And His Orchestra Collegiate Fanny  (1929)
57484-3 Bluebird, 5951 MP3
FLAC
Gene Krupa And His Orch I Think Of You  (1941)
H0544 Okeh, 6465 MP3
FLAC
Erroll Garner Trio Tenderly  (1949)
Modern, 692 MP3
FLAC
Henry Mancini's Orchestra, Politely  (Hollywood, 1959)
featuring Bob Bain (g), Vince De Rosa (French Horn), Vic Feldman (Vibes & Marimba), Ronnie Lang (baritone sax & alto flute), Shelley Manne (d), Dick Nash (1st tbn), Ted Nash (altsax), John Williams (p)
Rca Victor, LSP-2101 MP3
Henry Mancini & His Orchestra Tico-tico  (1965)
Rca Victor, LSP-3356 MP3
Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass Walk, Don't Run  (1965)
Copied from a vinyl 1965 pressing of the album ''Going Places''.
A&m, SP-4112 MP3

Saturday 14th of January 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Fred Hall And His Sugar Babies Look In The Mirror (v A F)  (1927)
81867-B Okeh, 40986 MP3
FLAC
Pat Flowers And His Rhythm Nevertheless  (1947)
D7VB618 Rca, 20-2215 MP3
FLAC
Billy Eckstine There Are Such Things  (1948)
NSC407 National, MP3
FLAC
Phil Harris And His Orchestra Crawdad Song  (1948)
Jack Holmes/Roy Wagner/Glen Brock-T, Irving Verret/Floyd O'Brien/Bill Fletcher-Tb, Jack Mitchell/Earl Evans/Jack Echolls-As, Joe Huffman-Cl/Ts, Charles Bagby-P, Skippy Anderson-P/A, Frank Remley-G, Stan Fletcher-B, Sid Jacobs-D, Phil Harris-Voc/Dir
February
Hmw, B.D.1195 MP3
FLAC
Dizzy Gillespie & His Operatic Strings Orchestra Pennies From Heaven  (Paris, 1953)
Dizzy Gillespie (tp) Wade Legge (p) Lou Hackney (b) Al Jones (d) + others tb's, woodwinds, harp and g arranged & conducted by Michel Legrand
17111 Blue Star, 249 MP3
Hazel Scott It's Easy To Remember  (New York, 1956)
Hazel Scott-P, Everett Barksdale-G, Sandy Block-B, Jimmy Crawford-D
Dec 27
101232 Decca, DL8474 MP3
FLAC
André Previn With An Orchestra Arranged And Conducted By John Williams Laura  (Los Angeles, 1963)
Copied from a vinyl pressing of the album ''André Previn in Hollywood''
Columbia, CS-8834 MP3
Henry Mancini & His Orchestra Señor Peter Gunn  (1965)
Copied from a vinyl pressing of the album ''The Latin Sound of Henry Mancini''. Produced by Joe Reisman. Engineered by Jim Malloy & Dick Bogert.
Rca Victor, LSP-3356 MP3

Friday 13th of January 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Stuff Smith And His Trio Time And Again (v Sarah Vaughn)  
5304 Musicraft, 337 MP3
FLAC
Fred ''sugar'' Hall And His Sugar Babies Someday You'll Say Ok  (New York, 1927)
Jack Mollick-T, Eddie Grosso-Cl/As, Philip d'Arcy-H/Vn/P/W, Fred Hall-P/Voc/Ldr, Albert Russo-Bj, Al Morse-Bb, Joseph Mayo-D, Arthur Fields-Voc
Aug 19
81255-B Edison, 52123 MP3
FLAC
Danny Polo And His Swing Stars If You Were The Only Girl In The World  (London, 1938)
Tommy McQuater (cnt) Danny Polo (cl) George Chisholm (tb) Eddie Macauley (p) Norman Brown (g) Dick Ball (b) Dudley Barber (d)
January 11
DTB3486-1 Decca, F6615 MP3
FLAC
Pee Wee Russell's Rhythmakers There'll Be Some Changes Made  (New York, 1938)
trumpet version 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 a long trumpet solo featured
23392-1 Hrs, 1001 MP3
Rice Brothers Gang Please Dont Stay Away  (1941)
C93694 Decca, 6088 MP3
FLAC
Jackie Gleason's Orchestra The Song Is Ended  (1960)
Guest soloists: Lawrence Brown (trombone) Al Caiola (guitar) Andrew Fitzgerald (bass flute) Bernie Leighton (piano) Romeo Penque (oboe d'amour) Arrangement by George Williams
Capitol, SW-1315 MP3
Peter Nero With Marty Gold's Orchestra Anna's Song  (1963)
Rca Victor, LSP-2638 MP3
Peter Nero With An People  (1964)
Rca Victor, LSP-2935 MP3

Thursday 12th of January 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Sarah Vaughan Street Of Dreams  
CO47381 Columbia, 39789 MP3
FLAC
Edgar Hayes Quintet So Rare  (New York, 1937)
Rudy Powell, cl / Edgar Hayes, p / Andy Jackson, g / Elmer James, sb / Kenny Clarke, d / Bill Darnell, v
September 7
62575-A Decca, 1444 MP3
FLAC
Lionel Hampton And His Orch The Mood That I'm In  (1937)
04584-1 Victor, 25527 MP3
FLAC
Tommy Dorsey And Clambake 7 The Lady Is A Tramp  (1937)
013522 Victor, 25673 MP3
FLAC
Hot Lips Page Take Your Shoes Off, Baby  (1947)
CO38289 Harmony, Ha1069 MP3
FLAC
Roger Williams At The Piano Arrivederci, Roma  (1958)
with orchestra conducted by Hal Kanner
Kapp, K-1081-S MP3
André Previn With An Orchestra Arranged And Conducted By John Williams Gigi  (Los Angeles, 1963)
Copied from a vinyl pressing of the album ''André Previn in Hollywood''
Columbia, CS-8834 MP3
Ted Heath And His Music Finale (edelweiss & Climb Ev'ry Mountain)  (1965)
Issued in the USA as LONDON SP-44063. From the album ''The Sound of Music'' This copy is from an AMPEX commercially-issued, open-reel, 4-track tape (LONDON LPL-74063).
Decca, PFS-4065 MP3

Wednesday 11th of January 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Duke Ellington And His Orch Sweet Jazz Of Mine  (1930)
62194-2 Victor, 38143 MP3
FLAC
Bert Lown And His Orch The More You Hurt Me  (1932)
71220-2 Victor, 22908 MP3
FLAC
Wayne King And His Orchestra Josephine  (Chic, 1936)
01916-1 Victor, 25518A MP3
Harlan Leonard And His Rockets Please Don't Squabble  (1940)
053210 Bluebird, 10899 MP3
FLAC
Katherine Handy Yellow Dog Blues  (New York, 1944)
vocal acc by James P. Johnson-P
poss 1944
Folkways , FG3540 MP3
FLAC
Fred Shannon Smith & The Clubmen Orchestra Medley - I Don't Know Why, Long Ago And Far Away, Daybreak  (1965)
Copied from a 1965 vinyl pressing of the album ''Let's Dance''.
Ecce, FSS-LP102 MP3
Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass Mae  (1965)
A&m, SP-4112 MP3
Les Elgart, Larry Elgart & Their Orchestra And The Angels Sing  (1965)
Copied from an original 1965 vinyl pressing of the album ''The New Elgart Touch''.
Columbia, CS-9101 MP3

Tuesday 10th of January 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Fats Waller And His Rhythm Tain't Good  (1936)
01804-1 Victor, 25489 MP3
FLAC
Tommy Dorsey And His Clambake 7 Our Love Was Meant To Be  (1937)
010562 Victor, 25607 MP3
FLAC
Gene Krupa And His Orch I'd Know You Anywhere  (1940)
28753-1 Okeh, 5836 MP3
FLAC
James P. Johnson My Fate Is In Your Hands  (New York, 1944)
piano solo with Eddie Dougherty-D
Jun 8
72236-A Decca , 23594 MP3
FLAC
Sy Oliver And His Orchestra Hey Daddy-o  (1947)
47S39 Mgm, 10004 MP3
FLAC
Leo Addeo & His Orchestra Every Little Moment  (1961)
Rca Victor, LSA-2489 MP3
Bob Shad's After-hours Orchestra (pseudonym) Yankee Doodle Bongo  (1962)
Most likely Al Caiola, Don Arnone (g) George Berg, Phil Bodner (woodwinds) Eddie Costa, George Devens (percussion)
Time, S-2097 MP3
Vince Guaraldi Trio Schroeder  (1964)
Vince Guaraldi (p), Monty Budwig (b), Colin Bailey (d)
Fantasy, 85017 MP3

Monday 09th of January 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Savoy Bearcats Senorita Mine  (New York, 1926)
Duncan Mayers-Dir, Gilbert Paris/Demus Dean-T,
Oct 11
36810-1 Collectors Items, 002 MP3
FLAC
Tommy Dorsey And His Orch What'll I Do?  (NYC, 1938)
021142 Victor, 25824 MP3
FLAC
Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Asleep Of Awake  (1939)
035396 Victor, 26210 MP3
FLAC
Hazel Scott Dancing On The Ceiling  (New York, 1947)
Hazel Scott-P/Voc with unknown Rhythm Acc
c. Oct
38241 Columbia, 37998 MP3
FLAC
Little Jack Little Cecelia  (NYC, 1952)
Piano/Vocal
July 2
radio transcription Lang-worth Fp, MP3
Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra Hava Nagila  (1962)
Time, TSD-4 MP3
Charlie Byrd As Praias Desertas  (1965)
with orchestra arranged & conducted by Tom Newsom
Columbia, CS-9137 MP3
Ted Heath And His Music The Lonely Goat Herd  (1965)
All arrangements are by Roland Shaw.
Issued in the USA as LONDON SP-44063. From the album ''The Sound of Music'' This copy is from an AMPEX commercially-issued, open-reel, 4-track tape (LONDON LPL-74063).
Decca, PFS-4065 MP3

Sunday 08th of January 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Sam Price And His Texas Bluesicians The Dirty Dozens  (New York, 1940)
Joe Brown/Eddie "Moon" Mullens-T, Don Stoval-As, Ray Hill-Ts, Sam Price-P/Voc, Duke Jones-Sb, Wilbert Kirk-D
September 26
68152-A Decca, 7811 MP3
FLAC
Hot Lips Page And His Orchestra Double-trouble Blues  (New York, 1944)
Oran "Hot Lips" Page-T/Voc, Jesse Brown/-Joe Keyes-T, Vic Dickenson/Benny Morton-Tb, Earl Bostic/-Floyd "Horsecollar" Williams-As, Don Byas/Ike Quebec/Ben Webster-Ts, Clyde Hart-P, Tiny Grimes-G, Al Lucas-B, Jack Parker-D
September 12
S5708 Savoy, 700 MP3
FLAC
James P. Johnson Ain't Misbehavin'  (New York, 1944)
James P. Johnson-piano solo with Eddie Dougherty-D
Jun 28
72314-A Decca , 23595 MP3
FLAC
Pete Johnson's Allstars Back Room Blues  (1946)
NSC102 National, MP3
FLAC
Sy Oliver And His Orchestra If You Believed In Me  (1947)
47S40 Mgm, 10016 MP3
FLAC
Bud Freeman's Summa Cum Laude Orchestra With Jack Teagarden There'll Be Some Changes Made  (1957)
H2JB-5149 Rca Victor, LPV-528 MP3
Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass El Presidente  (1964)
A&m, SP-108 MP3
Peter Nero With Arthur Fiedler & The Boston Pops Orchestra The Man I Love  (1965)
Arranged and orchestrated by Peter Nero and Richard Hayman
Rca Victor, LSC-2821 MP3

Saturday 07th of January 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
James P. Johnson Keep Off The Grass  (New York, 1921)
piano solo
Oct 18
70259-D Okeh , 4495 MP3
FLAC
Tommy Dorsey And His Orch Jezebel  (NYC, 1938)
021039 Victor, 25795 MP3
FLAC
James P. Johnson And His Orchestra Memories Of You  (New York, 1939)
Henry "Red" Allen-T, J.C. Higginbotham-Tb, Gene Sedric-Ts, James P. Johnson-P, Eugene Fields-G, Pops Foster-Sb, Sid Catlett-D, Anna Robinson-Voc
Jun 15
24776-2 Columbia , CL-1780 MP3
FLAC
Tommy Dorsey And His Clambake 7 It's A Hundred To One I'm In Love  (NYC, 1939)
042612 Victor, 26363 MP3
FLAC
Louis Prima And His Orch Rum And Coca-cola (v Lilyann Carol)  (1944)
T490 Hit Of The Week, 7125A MP3
FLAC
Phil Harris And His Orchestra Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy  (1950)
Jack Holmes/Roy Wagner/Glen Brock-T, Irving Verret/Floyd O'Brien/Bill Fletcher-Tb, Jack Mitchell/Earl Evans/Jack Echolls-As, Joe Huffman-Cl/Ts, Charles Bagby-P, Skippy Anderson-P/A, Frank Remley-G, Stan Fletcher-B, Sid Jacobs-D, Phil Harris-Voc/Dir
Rca Victor, 78-3692 MP3
FLAC
Xavier Cugat & His Orchestra Yo Quiero Un Mambo  (1955)
Columbia, CL-732 MP3
Sounds Orchestral Moonglow & Theme From ''picnic''  (1965)
(ensemble) arranged and conducted by John Schroeder; featuring Johnny Pearson (p), Peter McGurk (b), Kenny Clare (d)
Pye - Piccadilly (uk, NSPL 38018 MP3

Friday 06th of January 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Savoy Bearcats How Could I Be Blue  (New York, 1926)
Duncan Mayers-Dir, Gilbert Paris/Demus Dean-T,
Aug 9
36031-2 Collectors Items, 002 MP3
FLAC
Teddy Wilson And His Orchestra I Can't Believe (that You're In Love With Me)  (New York, 1937)
Hot Lips Page-T/Voc, Pee Wee Russell-Cl, Chu Berry-Ts, Teddy Wilson-P, Allen Reuss?-G, ?-B, ?-D
Dec 17
B22195-2 Meritt, 21/22 MP3
FLAC
Jimmy Johnson And His Orchestra Harlem Woogie  (New York, 1939)
Henry "Red" Allen-T, J.C. Higginbotham-Tb, Gene Sedric-Ts, James P. Johnson-P, Albert Casey-G, Johnny Williams-Sb, Sid Catlett-D, Anna Robinson-Voc
Mar 9
24205-1 Vocalion , 4768 MP3
FLAC
Teddy Wilson Quintet Just You, Just Me  (1945)
5236 Musicraft, 316 MP3
FLAC

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