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Jazzbites radio
www.billieholiday78rpm.nl
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Just Jazz
The Duke Ellington Chronicle
Blues World Auctions
Jan's 78-toeren Pakhuis
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Bill's Swing era music links (open to public) Install VLC (Free): http://www.videolan.org/ Then enter the URLs in VLC to access these streams.

Big Blue Swinghttp://209.236.126.18:8002
Fred Hall http://198.178.123.2:9116
KCEAhttp://streaming.rubinbroadcasting.com/kcea
KDKIhttp://37.59.37.139:12398
Radio Dismukehttp://early1900s.org/radiodismuke/radiodismuke.asx
Swing FMhttp://swingfm.ice.infomaniak.ch/swingfm-128.mp3
Swingstreet Radiohttp://198.178.123.17:11312/listen.pls
Swiss Internet Radiohttp://www.swissradio.ch/streams/6054.m3u
UK 1940's Jazzhttp://radio3.citrus3.com:2199/tunein/1940sradiostation.asx
WHRO 1920's Radiohttp://tess.fast-serv.com:8570/listen.pls
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Port Of Harlem Seven Pounding Heart Blues 1939
Frank Newton, t / J. C. Higginbotham, tb / Sidney Bechet, cl, ss, / Meade Lux Lewis, p / Teddy Bunn, g / Johnny Williams, sb / Sidney Catlett, d
GM-536-II Blue Note 6 MP3
Cliff Jackson And His Krazy Kats We'll Be Married In June 1930
Melvin Herbert (tp) Henry Goodwin (tp,vcl) Wayman Richardson (tb) Rudy Powell (cl,as) Earl Evans (as) Horace Langhorn (ts) Cliff Jackson (p,dir) Andy Jackson (bj) Chester Campbell (tu) Percy Johnson (d)
3928 Grey Gull 1853 MP3
Mal Hallet And His Orchestra Turn Off The Moon 1937
including: Turk Murphy (tb) Stuart Anderson (ts) Frankie Carle (p) Teddy Grace (vcl)
62184-A Decca 1270 MP3
Freeman Foursome The Man I Love 1946
Bud Freeman (ts) Tut Soper (p) Jim Lannigan (b) Jim Barnes (d)
SD93046-11-1 Steiner Davis 505 MP3
Pee Wee Russell Jazz Ensemble Rosie 1946
Muggsy Spanier (cnt) Vic Dickenson (tb) Pee Wee Russell (cl,vcl) Cliff Jackson (p,vcl) Bob Casey (b) Joe Grauso (d)
CD417 Disc 5054 MP3
Joseph Moskowitz Operatic Rag 1916
Joseph Moskowitz (cymbalon) solos acc by Eddie King (p)
17117-2 Victor 17978 MP3
Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band Creole Belles 1946
Lu Watters, Bob Scobey (tp) Turk Murphy (tb) Bob Helm (cl) Wally Rose (p) Harry Mordecai (bj) Dick Lammi (tu) Bill Dart (d)
WCR 47A Melodisc (E)1148 MP3
Coleman Hawkins Quintet It's The Talk Of The Town 1945
Coleman Hawkins (ts) Sir Charles Thompson (p) Allen Reuss (g) John Simmons (b) Denzil Best (d)
596 Capitol 15254 MP3
Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra Christopher Columbus (A Rhythm Cocktail) 1936
Dick Vance, Joe Thomas, Roy Eldridge (tp) Fernando Arbello, Ed Cuffee (tb) Buster Bailey (cl,as) Scoops Carey (as) Elmer ''Skippy'' Williams, Chu Berry (ts) Horace Henderson (p,arr) Bob Lessey (g) John Kirby (b) Sidney Catlett (d)
C-1331-1 OKeh 3211 MP3
Dexter Gordon Willow Weep For Me 1963
Dexter Gordon (ts), Bud Powell (p), Pierre Michelot (sb), Kenny Clarke (dm)
Tk 8 Blue Note CDP 7 96579 2 MP3
Art Pepper & Chet Baker Minor Yours 1956
Chet Baker (tp), Art Pepper (as, arr), Phil Urso (ts), Carl Perkins (p), Curtis Counce (sb), Lawrance Marable (dm)o
Pacific Jazz PJ18 MP3
Lester Young All Stars Rompin' 1958
Harry "Sweets" Edison, Roy Eldridge (tp) Lester Young (ts,cl) Hank Jones (p) Herb Ellis (el-g) George Duvivier (b) Mickey Sheen (d)
21929-7 Verve 314-547087-2 [CD] MP3
Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band Maryland, My Maryland 1945
Mutt Carey (tp) Kid Ory (tb) Darnell Howard (cl) Buster Wilson (p) Bud Scott (bj) Ed Garland (b) Minor Hall (d)
CRE1015 Crescent 3 MP3
Les Paul And Mary Ford Magic Melody 1955 Capitol 3248 MP3
Henny Hendrickson's Louisville Serenaders I Ain't Got Nobody 1931 68228-2 Timely Tunes C-1585 MP3
Les Brown's Band Of Renown And The Angels Sing 1960
Dick Collins, Frank Huggins, Jerry Kadowitz, Mickey McMahan, Ray Linn (tp) Dick Kenney, Roy Main (tb) Jim Hill, Stumpy Brown (b-tb) Les Brown (cl,as) Ralph La Polla (as) Matt Utal (as,fl) Billy Usselton (ts) Abe Aaron (sop,ts,bar) Butch Stone (bar) Donn Trenner (p) Stumpy Brown (b-tb,tu) Howard Roberts (g) Bob Burteaux (b) Bob Neal (d) Frank Flynn (perc)
RCHO46593 Columbia CS-8288 MP3
California Ramblers Back Where The Daffodils Grow 1924
Frank Cush, Bill Moore (tp) Lloyd ''Ole'' Olsen (tb) Bobby Davis (cl,as,sop) Arnold Brilhart (cl,as) Freddy Cusick (ts) Adrian Rollini (bassax) Irving Brodsky (p) Ray Kitchingman (bj) Stan King (d) Arthur Hand (ldr,vln)
140074-2 Columbia 218-D MP3
Machito's Orchestra With Machito, Graciela & Mangual Chocolate Cha-Cha-Cha (El Bodeguero) 1954
Tico Recording Company New York Their slogan was ''El Rey de Mambo'' (The Mambo King), despite the tracks on this disc being Cha-Cha-Cha.
TR-1248 TICO 10-362 MP3
Dixieland All-Stars When The Saints Go Marching In 1959
Buck Clayton (tp) Vic Dickenson (tb) Pee Wee Russell (cl) Bud Freeman (ts) Lou Carter (p) Champ Jones (b) Jo Jones (d)
Pickwick International PR111 MP3
Frank Sinatra Night And Day 1942 072045 Bluebird 11463 MP3
Sam Lanin's Roseland Orchestra It Must Be Someone Like You 1921 41817 Emerson 10402 MP3
Ben Bernie And His Orchestra Let's All Sing Like The Birdies Sing 1933
Pat Kennedy (vcl)
C528 Brunswick 6504 MP3
Perry Bradford's Jazz Phools Lucy Long 1925
Louis Armstrong (cnt) Charlie Green (tb) Buster Bailey (cl) Don Redman (as) James P. Johnson (p) prob. Sam Speed (bj) Kaiser Marshall (d)
E1580/2 Vocalion 15165 MP3
Bill Evans Trio Someday My Prince Will Come 1959
Bill Evans (P), Scott LaFaro (B), Paul Motian (D)
Riverside RLP315 MP3
Cab Calloway And His Orchestra Moonglow 1934
Edwin Swayzee, Lammar Wright, Doc Cheatham (tp) De Priest Wheeler, Harry White (tb) Eddie Barefield (cl,as,bar) Arville Harris (cl,as) Andrew Brown (b-cl,as,bar) Walter "Foots" Thomas (cl,ts,fl) Benny Payne (p,celeste) Morris White (g) Al Morgan (b) Leroy Maxey (d) Cab Calloway (dir,vcl)
81089-1 Victor 24690 MP3
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Nat King Cole I'll Never Be The Same 1945
Nat King Cole-p-v, Oscar Moore-g, Johnny Miller-b
2156-1 Capitol 10190 MP3
Duke Ellington One O'clock Jump 1955
Clark Terry, Willie Cook, Cat Anderson (tp), Ray Nance (tp, vn), Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman, George Jean (tb), Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts), Rick Henderson (as), Russell Procope (cl, as), Paul Gonsalves (ts), Harry Carney (bar, cl, bcl), Duke Ellington (p), Wendell Marshall (sb), Dave Black (dm)
12253-4 Capitol T521 MP3
Slim Gaillard And His Orchestra Lady Be Good 1951
Buddy Tate (ts) Maceo Williams (p) Slim Gaillard (g,vcl) Clyde Lombardi (b) Charlie Smith (d) Pepe Benque (bgo)
552-1 Clef 89013 MP3
Jackie Paris Trio Your Red Wagon 1947
Deryck Sampson (p) Bill Lolatte (b) Jackie Paris (vcl,g)
47-S-339-3 MGM 10114-A MP3
Bobby Hackett And His Orchestra At The Jazz Band Ball 1938
Bobby Hackett (co), George Brunies (tb), Pee Wee Russell (cl, ts), Bernie Billings (ts), Dave Bowman (p), Eddie Condon (g), Clyde Newcombe (sb), Johnny Blowers (dm)
M-756-1 Vocalion/Okeh 4047 MP3

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