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September 21, 2017

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Art Lund Peg O' My Heart 1947
acc. by orch. Johnny Thompson
47-S-3077-3 MGM 10037 MP3
Trixie Smith Vocal, acc by Charlie Shavers t, Sidney Bechet cl,as, et al Freight Train Blues 1938
Acc by Charlie Shavers, t / Sidney Bechet, cl, ss / Sam Price, p / Teddy Bunn, g / Richard Fullbright, sb / O'Neil Spencer, d
63866-A Dec 7489 MP3
Joe Venuti Tempo Di Modernage 1931
Jimmy Dorsey (cl,as,bar) Joe Venuti (vln) Frank Signorelli (p) Eddie Lang (g)
151656-B Columbia 2488-D MP3
Ozzie Nelson And His Orchestra I've Got Something In My Eye  1936 B20178 Brunswick 7973 MP3
Mills Blue Rhythm Band Brown Sugar Mine 1935
Wardell Jones, Shelton Hemphill, Henry "Red" Allen (tp) George Washington, J.C. Higginbotham, prob. Nat Story (tb) Buster Bailey (cl,as) Gene Mikell (sop,as,bar,cl) Crawford Wethington (as,bar,cl) Joe Garland (ts,bar,cl) Edgar Hayes (p) Lawrence Lucie (g) Hayes Alvis (b) O'Neil Spencer (d) Chuck Richards (vcl)
16702-1 Columbia 3044-D MP3
Bud Freeman Trio At Sundown 1938
Bud Freeman (ts) Jess Stacy (p) George Wettling (d)
P22720-1 Commodore 503 MP3
Joe Sullivan Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now 1945
Joe Sullivan (p) solo
Folkways FA 2851 MP3
Roly's Tap Room Gang Bugle Call Rag 1937
Jonah Jones-T, Sid Stoneburn-As, Adrian Rollini-Bsx/Vb, Fulton McGrath-P, Dick McDonough-G, Al Sidell-D, Red McKenzie-Voc
M-270-2 Retrieval RTR79046 MP3
Andy Kirk And His Twelve Clouds Of Joy ''i Wanna' Go Where You Go - Do What You Do Then I'll Be Happy 1939 65249-A Decca 2723 MP3
Andre Kostelanetz And His Orchestra All The Things You Are 1944 Columbia 4268-M MP3
Jelly Roll Morton And His Red Hot Peppers Mushmouth Shuffle 1930
Ward Pinkett (tp) Geechie Fields (tb) Albert Nicholas (cl) Jelly Roll Morton (p) Howard Hill (g) Pete Briggs (tu) Tommy Benford (d)
62342-1 Victor 23004 MP3
King Oliver Shake It And Break It 1930
King Oliver, Henry "Red" Allen, Bubber Miley (tp) Jimmy Archey (tb) Hilton Jefferson, Glyn Paque (as) Charles Frazier (ts) Henry Duncan (p) Arthur Taylor (bj) Lawrence Buford (tu) Freddie Moore (d)
BVE63639-2 Victor 23009 MP3
John Hooker Hobo Blues  Modern 20/663 MP3
Bunny Berigan And His Orchestra Somebody Else Is Taking My Place 1942
Bunny Berigan, Kenny Davis, Bobby Mansell, Freddy Norton (tp) Charlie Stout, Max Smith (tb) Walt Mellor, George Quinty (as) Neil Smith, Red Lang (ts) Eugene Kutch (p) Tony Estren (b) Jack Sperling (d) Nita Sharon (vcl)
W-139-2 Elite 5019 MP3
Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra Cheek To Cheek 1956
Billie Holiday (vo) acc. by Harry “Sweets” Edison (tp), Ben Webster (ts), Jimmy Rowles (p), Barney Kessel (g), Joe Mondragon (sb), Alvin Stoller (dm)
Capitol Studios
YBC2915-6 Verve MGV-8329 MP3
Ada Jones Feat. Walter Van Brunt It's Got To Be Someone I Love 1911 19227 Columbia A-0988 MP3
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Warm Valley 1940 053430-3 V-Disc 010B MP3
Alma Gluck And Louise Homer Rock Of Ages 1914 Victor 87198 MP3
Ben Selvin And His Orchestra Sweetheart Darlin' (Vjm) 1933 W265123-2 Columbia 2778 MP3
Billy Eckstine You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love) 1946 National 9019 MP3
Philippe Brun I'm Coming, Virginia 1937
Philippe Brun Trio Philippe Brun (tp), Davis Martin (p), Jerry Mengo (d)
OLA-1961-1 Pathé 1552581 MP3
Abe Lyman & His Orchestra You Try Somebody Else 1931 E37426 Brunswick 6220 MP3
Original Dixieland Jazz Band Some Of These Days 1922
Nick LaRocca (cnt,dir) Eddie Edwards (tb) Artie Seaberg (cl) Don Parker (sop) Henry Vanicelli (p) Tony Sbarbaro (d)
71043-F OKeh 4738 MP3
Fred Elizalde And His Music Tiger Rag 1928
Quealey, Davis Rollini, Elizalde, Fillis, Gubertini
471 Brunswick 147 MP3
Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians In An 18th Century Drawing Room 1939
Carmen Lombardo (cl, as), Lebert Lombardo (tp), Jim Dillon (tb), Dudley Fosdick (mel), Larry Owen (cl, as), Fred Higman (ts), Victor Lombardo (bar), Fred Kreitzer (p), Fred Vigneau (2nd p), Francis Henry (g), Bernard Davis (bb), George Gowans (dm), Guy Lombardo (vn, dir)
66114-A Decca 2701B MP3
Al Jolson That Little German Band 1913 Columbia 1356 MP3
Cab Calloway And His Orchestra Nain Nain 1941
Cab Calloway (vo, ldr), Jonah Jones, Russell Smith, Shad Collins, Lammar Wright (tp), Tyree Glenn (tb, vib), Quentin Jackson, Keg Johnson (tb), Jerry Blake aka Jacinto Chabani (cl, as), Hilton Jefferson (as), Andrew Brown (as, bar), Ted McRae, Walter Thomas (ts), Bennie Paine (p), Danny Barker (g), Milton Hinton (sb), Cozy Cole (dm)
31640-1 OKeh 6547 MP3
Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra There I Go (Vvm) 1940 055526-1 Bluebird 10848 MP3
Ben Selvin's Novelty Orchestra Dardanella 1919 606 PURITAN 20001 MP3
Stan Kenton And His Orchestra Artistry In Percussion  1946
Ray Wetzel (tp,vcl,arr) Buddy Childers, John Anderson, Chico Alvarez (tp) Ken Hanna (tp,arr) Kai Winding, Miff Sines (tb) Milt Kabak (tb,arr) Bart Varsalona (b-tb) Boots Mussulli (as,arr) Al Anthony (as) Vido Musso, Bob Cooper (ts) Bob Gioga (bar) Stan Kenton (p,arr) Bob Ahern (g) Eddie Safranski (b) Shelly Manne (d) June Christy (vcl) Gene Howard (vcl,arr) Pete Rugolo (arr) Gene Roland (arr)
1195-2 Capitol 20089 MP3

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