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Thursday 23rd of March 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Original Memphis Five Shufflin' Mose  (New York, 1923)
with Phil Napoleon
c. March 30
5128-3 Banner, 1193 MP3
Nat Shilkret And Victor Orchestra Sweeter Than You  (1926)
vocal FB
December 23
37173-4 Victor, 20419 MP3
Walter Barnes And His Royal Creolians Birminham Bertha  (Chicago, 1929)
Walter Barnes-Ts/Dir, Lawrence ''Cicero'' Thomas/George Thigpen-T, Ed Burke/William ''Bullet'' Bradley-Tb, Irby Gage/Wilson Underwood-Cl/As, Lucius Wilson-Ts, Paul Johnson-P, Plunker Hall-Bj, Louis Thompson-Bb, Billy Winston-D/V, May Alix-Voc
July 25
C-3942-A Brunswick, 4480 MP3
FLAC
James P. Johnson And His Orchestra Old-fashioned Love  (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
24777-2 Columbia , DZ-545 MP3
FLAC
Gene Krupa And His Orch Tropical Magic  (1941)
31805 Okeh, 6517 MP3
FLAC
Victor Young And His Orchestra Sweetheart Of Sigma Chi  (1944)
V-disc, 198B MP3
Carmen Cavallaro With Rhythm Section Dancing In The Dark - Just One More Chance  (1945)
V-disc, 536B MP3
Doc Severinsen It Ain't Necessarily So  (1965)
(Trumpet Duets) & His Orchestra = Tony Mottola, Al Casamenti & Bucky Pizzarelli (guitars)/Dick Hyman (organ)/Bob Haggart (bass)/Osie Johnson (drums)/Bob Rosengarden (other percussion) Arrangement by Doc Severinsen and Lew Davies
Command, RS-883-SD MP3

Wednesday 22nd of March 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
The Rhythm Makers Can I Forget You  (New York, 1937)
Artie Shaw-Cl, John Beat/Malcolm Crane/Tom DiCarlo-T, Les Robinson/Art Masters-As, Harry Rogers/George Arus-Tb, Tony Pastor/Fred Petry-Ts, Les Burness-P, Al Viola-G, Ben Ginsberg-B, Cliff Leeman-D, Peg LaCentra-Voc
July 13
Swingdom, 7003/4 MP3
FLAC
Andre Kostelantz And His Orchestra I've Got You Under My Skin  (1943)
V-disc, 041A MP3
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Ring Dem Bells  (1943)
scat vocal Cootie Williams
V-disc, 037A MP3
Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five Deacon Jones  (New York, 1944)
Eddie Roane (tp) Louis Jordan (as,vcl) Arnold Thomas (p) Al Morgan (b) Shadow Wilson (d)
March 4
VP605 V-disc, 478A1 MP3
Clark Terry And His Section Eights Sleep  (1947)
V-disc, 783B MP3
Alvy West And The Little Group Odessa  (1949)
V-disc, 892A MP3
Erroll Garner (piano) Willow Weep For Me  (1952)
CO47358 Columbia, 39747 MP3
FLAC
Duke Ellington Orchestra West Indian Pancake  (Newport, RI, 1966)
Cat Anderson, Cootie Williams, Herbie Jones Mercer Ellington (tp), Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors, Buster Cooper (tb), Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts), Russell Procope (cl, as), Johnny Hodges (as), Paul Gonsalves (ts), Harry Carney (bar, bcl), Duke Ellington (p), John Lamb (sb), Sam Woodyard (dm)
Newport Jazz Festival, SRO live perf.
Lrc, CDC9066 MP3

Tuesday 21st of March 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Adelaide Hall Truckin'  (Paris, 1936)
Adelaide Hall-Voc/Tap Dancing, Joe Turner-P
c. Jan 20
P-77613 Ultraphone, AP1574 MP3
FLAC
Ozzie Nelson Strangers In The Dark  (New York, 1937)
June 17
040593-1 Bluebird, 7037 MP3
Ozzie Nelson The Black Cat  (New York, 1938)
March 5
019041-1 Bluebird, 7502 MP3
Captain Glenn Miller And The Aaftc Orchestra Songs My Mother Taught Me  (1944)
V-disc, 533A MP3
Eddie Howard And His Orchestra Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year  (1944)
V-disc, 231A MP3
Jimmy Dorsey And His Orchestra The Champ  (1944)
V-disc, 195A MP3
Roy Acuff And His Smokey Mountain Boys Pins And Needles  (1944)
V-disc, 145B MP3
James P. Johnson Jazzamine Concerto, Parts 1 & 2  (New York, 1945)
piano solo
poss Apr 1945
Asch, MP3
FLAC

Monday 20th of March 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Luis Russell's Hot Six Dolly Mine  (1926)
9906 Okeh, 8454 MP3
FLAC
Luis Russell And His Orchestra Freakish Blues  (New York, 1931)
Henry ''Red'' Allen-T/Voc, Robert Cheek/-Gus Aiken-T, Dicky Wells-Tb, Albert Nicholas-Cl/As, Henry Jones-As, Greely Walton-Ts, Luis Russell-P/Dir, Will Johnson-G, Pops Foster-B, Paul Barbarin-D/Vb, Chuck Bullock-Voc
August 28
70198-1 Victor, 22815 MP3
FLAC
Putney Dandridge And His Orchestra Chasing Shadows  (New York, 1935)
Roy Eldridge-T, Chu Berry-Ts (where-shown), Putney Dandridge-P (where shown)/V, Harry Grey-P (as noted), Nappy Lamare-G, Artie Bernstein-Sb, Bill Beason-D
June 25
17730-1 Vocalion , 2982 MP3
FLAC
Putney Dandridge And His Orchestra You Hit The Spot  (New York, 1935)
Richard ''Dick'' Clark-T, Tom Mace-Cl/Ts, Putney Dandridge-P/Voc, Dave Barbour-G, Grachan Moncur-Sb, Cozy Cole-D
December 6
18341-1 Vocalion , 3123 MP3
FLAC
Andy Iona's Novelty Four Vana Vana  (1936)
April 25
LA475-A Columbia, 3133 D MP3
Kate Smith Wait For Me Mary  (1943)
V-disc, 024B MP3
Les Paul And His Trio I'm In The Mood For Love, Poor Butterfly, Out Of Nowhere  (1946)
V-disc, 690A MP3
Les Elgart, Larry Elgart & Their Orchestra And The Angels Sing  (1965)
Columbia, CS-9101 MP3

Sunday 19th of March 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Rhythm Revelers Shoo-shoo-boogie-boo  (New York, 1929)
Paul Specht-Vn/Dir, ?-T, Larry Altpeter-Tb, 2-Cl/As, Bob Chester-Cl/Ts, P, Bj/G, Bb, Johnny Morris-D/V, Arthur Fields-V
c. October
3697-B Sunrise , 30022-B MP3
FLAC
Putney Dandridge That's What You Think  (New York, 1935)
Henry ''Red'' Allen-T, Buster Bailey-Cl/As, Lawrence Lucie-G, Teddy Wilson-P, John Kirby-Sb, Walter Johnson-D, Putney Dandridge-Voc
August 2
17937-1 Vocalion , 3007 MP3
FLAC
Sharkey And His Sharks Of Rhythm Mister Brown Goes To Town  (New York, 1936)
Sharkey Bonano-T/Voc, Moe Zudecoff-Tb, Joe Marsala-Cl, Joe Bushkin-P, Eddie Condon-G, Artie Shapiro-B,
December 4
20366-2 Vocalion, 3400 MP3
FLAC
Pee Wee, Zutty And James Everybody Loves My Baby  (New York, 1938)
Pee Wee Russell-Cl, James P. Johnson-P, Zutty Singleton-D
Aug 31
23396-1 Hrs , 1002 MP3
FLAC
Ozzie Nelson Angel In Disguise  (Chicago, 1940)
March 18
049021-1 Bluebird, 10659 MP3
James P. Johnson Squeeze Me  (New York, 1944)
piano solo
Apr 20
72009-A Decca , DL 5228 MP3
FLAC
Frankie Carle And His Orchestra Down By The Old Mill Stream  (1946)
V-disc, 684B MP3
Raymond Scott And His Orchestra Just A Gigolo  (1947)
V-disc, 719B MP3

Saturday 18th of March 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Abe Lyman & His Californians Heaven Only Knows  (1933)
October 12
B14142-A Brunswick, 6672 MP3
Ozzie Nelson Just A Year Ago Tonight  (New York, 1933)
October 4
14105-1 Vocalion, 2558 MP3
Putney Dandridge And His Orchestra You're A Heavenly Thing  (New York, 1935)
prob Herman Autrey-T, Gene Sedric-Cl/Ts, Putney Dandridge-P/Cel/Voc, Al Casey-G, Henry Turner-Sb, Harry Dial-D
March 25
17173-1 Vocalion , 2935 MP3
FLAC
Benny Goodman Trio The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise  (1944)
V-disc, 274A MP3
Efrem Kurtz And The London Philharmonic Orchestra Excerpts From Gat Parisienne  (1944)
V-disc, 179A&B MP3
Woody Herman And His Orchestra Lazy River  (1944)
V-disc, 268B1 MP3
Billy Butterfield And His Orchestra On A Sunday Afternoon  (New York, 1946)
(collective personnel)Billy Butterfield-T/V Fern Caron/Archie Johnston/Jack Stametz-T Bob Peck-T/A Jack Green/Marshall Hawk/Earl Mahan/Sam Moore/Ken Shrudder/-Ray Jenkins-Tb Lenny Hambro/Earl Pearson-As Bill Stegmeyer-Cl/As/Arr,Bill Cervantes/Bob Leviner/Jimmy Hudgins-Ts Bob Horner/Norman Elvin-Bs,Mickey Crane-P/Arr Cliff Wiley/Dave Reiser-G George Ryan-Sb Bob Dickenson-D Pat O'Conner-Voc
August
Hindsight, HSR173 MP3
FLAC
Charlie Barney And Orchestra Tell Me Tell Me Dreamface (what Am I To Do)  (1947)
featuring Bunny Briggs
V-disc, 811B MP3

Friday 17th of March 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Roly's Tap Room Gang I Cried For You  (New York, 1937)
Jonah Jones-T, Sid Stoneburn-As, Adrian Rollini-Bsx/Vb, Fulton McGrath-P, Dick McDonough-G, Al Sidell-D, Red McKenzie-Voc
Mar 17
M-271-2 Retrieval, RTR79046 MP3
FLAC
Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Comin' Thro' The Rye  (1938)
021143 Victor, 25813 MP3
FLAC
James P. Johnson Old Fashioned Love  (New York, 1944)
James P. Johnson-piano solo with Eddie Dougherty-D
Aug 15
72389-A Decca , 24882 MP3
FLAC
Benny Goodman Quintet Let's Fall In Love  (1945)
VP1271 V-disc, 475A MP3
Woody Herman And His Orchestra Apple Honey  (1945)
V-disc, 369A MP3
Andrew Sisters Money Is The Root Of All Evil  (1946)
V-disc, 579A MP3
Harry James And His Orchestra I Can't Begine To Tell You  (1946)
vocal by Ruth Haag [Betty Grable]
V-disc, 567A MP3
Charlie Byrd With Orchestra Dindi  (1965)
arranged & conducted by Tom Newsom
Copied from a 1965 vinyl pressing of the album ''Brazilian Byrd''.
Columbia, CS-9137 MP3

Thursday 16th of March 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Sol K. Bright And His Hollywaiians Heat Wave  (1934)
March 9
79111-2 Victor, 24671 MP3
FLAC
Willie Bryant And His Orchestra The Right Somebody To Love  (New York, 1936)
Willie Bryant-Voc/Dir, Dick Clarke/-Taft Jordan/Jack Butler-T/Voc, John Haughton/George Matthews-Tb, Glyn Paque/Stanley Payne-As, Johnny Russell-Ts, Charles Frazier-Ts/Fl, Ram Raminez-P, Arnold Adams-G, Bass Hill-B, Cozy Cole-D
99974-1 Bluebird, B6361 MP3
FLAC
Ozzie Nelson I See Your Face Before Me  (New York, 1937)
October 14
09751-1 Bluebird, 7216 MP3
Glen Gray And Casa Loma Orchestra My Heart Tells Me  (1944)
V-disc, 118A MP3
Sidney De Paris' Blue Note Jazzmen Who's Sorry Now  (New York, 1944)
Sidney De Paris-T, Vic Dickenson-Tb, Edmond Hall-Cl, James P. Johnson-P, Jimmy Shirley-G, John Simmons-B, Sidney Catlett-D
Jun 21
BN-983-1 Blue Note , 41 MP3
FLAC
First Piano Quartet Rush Hour In Hong Kong  (1948)
V-disc, 867A MP3
Marlene Dietrich With Mitch Miller's Ensemble I Couldn't Sleep A Wink Last Night  (1959)
Columbia, CL-1275 MP3
Ted Heath, Edmundo Ros & Their Orchestras Daddy  (1966)
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 the U.S.A. as LONDON, SP-44089. This copy is taken from the commercial open-reel 4-track tape (LONDON, LPL-74089) of the album ''Heath versus Ros, Round 2'', duplicated and distributed by AMPEX. Swing versus Latin.
ZAL.7372-4 Decca, PFS-4111 MP3

Wednesday 15th of March 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Ozzie Nelson It's Me Again  (New York, 1939)
July 20
038451-1 Bluebird, 10365 MP3
Buddy Bertinat After You've Gone  (Zrich, 1940)
Buddy Bertinat (acc) Billy Toffel (g) Ren Bertschy (b) Polly Guggisberg (d)
December 1940
1796-1 Elite Special, 4041 MP3
Adelaide Hall It's Been A Long Long Time  (London, 1945)
c. Nov 1945, from "Spotlight On The Stars' (No.172) Overseas Broadcasting Service
172 Broadcasting Service, MP3
FLAC
Count Basie And His Orchestra Old Manuscript  (1945)
VP1176 V-disc, 575A MP3
Alec Wilder Octet Kindergarten Flower Pageant  (1947)
V-disc, 748B MP3
Duke Ellington And Band Antidisestablishmentarianismist  (1948)
vocal by Ray Nance
V-disc, 843B MP3
Ray Bloch And His Orchestra Bambalina  (1948)
V-disc, 819B MP3
Joe Bushkin Trio The Lady Is A Tramp  (New York, 1950)
Joe Bushkin-P Sid Weiss-Sb Morey Feld-D
July 27
CO44161 Columbia, 39172 MP3
FLAC

Tuesday 14th of March 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Fred ''sugar'' Hall And His Sugar Babies 'tain't No Sin  (New York, 1930)
Leo McConville-T, Eddie Grosso-Cl/As, Fred Hall-P/Ldr, Albert Russo-Bj, Al Morse-Bb, Joseph Mayo-D, Arthur Fields-Voc
January 11
403611-B Retrieval, 79061 MP3
FLAC
Fritz Kreisler, Violinist Caprice Viennois  (1944)
V-disc, 304A MP3
Glen Gray And The Casa Loma Orchestra Tumbling Tumbleweeds  (1944)
V-disc, 255B MP3
Lena Horne With Cab Callaway And His Orchestra There's No Two Ways About Love  (1944)
V-disc, 126A MP3
The Milt Herth Trio Whistler And His Dog  (1945)
V-disc, 541B MP3
Arturo Toscanini Conducting Symphony Orchestra Overture To ''la Forza Del Destino''  (1946)
V-disc, 638B MP3
Franco Autori Conducting Nbc Symphony Firebird Suite Part 3 & 4  (1946)
V-disc, 687A&B MP3
Anita O'day With Larry Russell's Orchestra Ain't This A Wonderful Day  (Los Angeles, 1952)
Anita O'Day (vcl) acc by orchestra incl. Andy Secrest (cnt) unknown tp's, tb's, saxes , strings, p, b, d, Larry Russell (arr,dir)
December 1952
1097-6 Mercury, 89047 MP3

Monday 13th of March 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Ozzie Nelson Roses In December  (New York, 1937)
June 17
010592-1 Bluebird, 7034A MP3
Tommy Dorsey And His Orch Who?  (1937)
014683 Victor, 25693B MP3
FLAC
Harry James & His Orchestra Feet Draggin' Blues  (NYC, 1939)
Harry James, Jack Schaeffer, Claude Bowen, Jack Palmer (tp), Russell Brown, Truett Jones (tb), Dave Matthews, Claude Lakey (as), Drew Page, Bill Luther (ts), Jack Gardner (p), Bryan Kent (g), Thurman Teague (sb), Ralph Hawkins (dm)
V-disc, 043B MP3
Don Byas Qt What Do You Want With My Heart  (1944)
S5703 Savoy, 551A MP3
FLAC
The King Cole Trio All For You & I Can't See For Lookin'  (1944)
V-disc, 286B MP3
Dinah Shore Can't You Read Between The Lines  (1945)
V-disc, 510A MP3
James P. Johnson Aunt Hagar's Blues  (New York, 1945)
piano solo
poss May 1945
Folkways, FJ2850 MP3
FLAC
Kay Starr With Orchestra He's Funny That Way  (1947)
V-disc, 803A MP3

Sunday 12th of March 2017

New titles of the day (m3u)
Artist title matrix label, Nr
Johnny Dodds Trio Indigo Stomp  (1929)
48869-2 Bluebird, 10238 MP3
FLAC
Teddy Wilson Russian Lullabye  (1943)
V-disc, 016B MP3
Gene Autry It Makes No Difference Now  (1944)
V-disc, 240A2 MP3
Ted Daffan's Texans No Letter Today  (1944)
V-disc, 240B1 MP3
Willie Bryant-voc W Tab Smith's Septette Blues Around The Clock, Part 1  (New York, 1945)
Taft Jordan-T/Voc, Tab Smith-As, Johnny Hicks-Ts, Leonard Feather-P, Chuck Wayne-G, Ben Brown-B, Walter Johnson-D
R1034 Apollo, 364 MP3
FLAC
Willie Bryant-voc W Tab Smith's Septette Blues Around The Clock, Part 2  (New York, 1945)
Taft Jordan-T/Voc, Tab Smith-As, Johnny Hicks-Ts, Leonard Feather-P, Chuck Wayne-G, Ben Brown-B, Walter Johnson-D
R1035 Apollo, 364 MP3
FLAC
Erich Kleiber And Symphony Orchestra Suite From The Ballet "panambi" Part 1  (1946)
1st Movt. "Moonlight On The Parana"
V-disc, 621A MP3
Erich Kleiber And Symphony Orchestra Suite From The Ballet "panambi" Part 2  (1946)
2nd Movt. "Invocation Of The Powerful Spirits"
V-disc, 622A1 MP3
Erich Kleiber And Symphony Orchestra Suite From The Ballet "panambi" Part 2  (1946)
3rd Movt. "Lament Of The Maidens"
V-disc, 622A2 MP3
Erich Kleiber And Symphony Orchestra Suite From The Ballet "panambi" Part 3  (1946)
4th Movt . "Rondo Of The Maidens"
V-disc, 621B1 MP3
Erich Kleiber And Symphony Orchestra Suite From The Ballet "panambi" Part 3  (1946)
5th Movt . "Dance of the Warriors"
V-disc, 621B2 MP3
Dr. Fritz Reiner Conducting Nbc Symphony Orchestra Symphony From Mathis Der Maler (part One)  (1947)
V-disc, 756A MP3

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