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Ramsey Lewis Trio Travel On 1964
Ramsey Lewis (p), Richard Evans (b), Red Holt (d)
Argo/Cadet LPS-755 MP3
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Blue Again 1930 64379-1 Victor 22603B MP3
Slim Gaillard And His Peruvians Laughing In Rhythm 1951
Dyck Hyman-p, Slim Gaillard-g-v, Emile Shepherd-b-v, Herbie Lovelle-d, Pepe Benque-bgo
C-519-2 Mercury 5606 MP3
Eddie Cantor Feat. D/nat Shilkret I Faw Down And Go Boom 1929 49689-2 Victor 21862 MP3
Mills Blue Rhythm Band Showboat Shuffle 1936
Wardell Jones, Shelton Hemphill, Henry ''Red'' Allen (tp) George Washington, J.C. Higginbotham (tb) Willie Humphrey (cl,as) Tab Smith (as) Gene Mikell (sop,as,bar,cl) Crawford Wethington (as,bar,cl) Joe Garland (ts,bar,cl) Billy Kyle (p) Lawrence Lucie (g) John Kirby (b) O'Neil Spencer (d)
20076-2 Columbia 3157-D MP3
Chick Bullock And His Orchestra Any Time, Any Day, Anywhere 1933
Chick Bullock (vcl) acc by Bunny Berigan or Mannie Klein (tp) Tommy Dorsey (tb) Jimmy Dorsey, +1 (cl,as) Larry Binyon (ts) Joe Venuti, poss +1 (vln) prob Joe Meresco (p) Eddie Lang (g) prob Artie Bernstein (b) Stan King (d)
13041-1 Banner 32696 MP3
Barney Kessel's All Stars The Man I Love 1945
Herbie Steward (cl,ts) Johnny White (vib) Dodo Marmarosa (p) Barney Kessel (g) Morris Rayman (b) Lou Fromm (d)
136B Atomic 210 MP3
Fats Waller And His Rhythm San Anton' 1937
Fats Waller (p,vcl) Herman Autrey (tp) Gene Sedric (cl,ts) Al Casey (g) Charlie Turner (b) Slick Jones (d,vib)
07749-1 Victor 25579 MP3
Charles Mingus Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting (Alternate Take) 1959
Jimmy Knepper, Willie Dennis (tb), Jackie McLean, John Handy (as), Booker Ervin (ts), Pepper Adams (bar), Horace Parlan (p), Charles Mingus (sb), Dannie Richmond (dm)
Atlantic 81227-3617-2 MP3
Art Mooney And His Orchestra Twenty-Four Hours Of Sunshine 1949 49S173 MGM 10446A MP3
Anson Weeks And His Orchestra You're Telling Me    MP3
Henri René's Orchestra Toulouse-Lautrec's ''at The Moulin Rouge'' 1955
(#6 from album ''Passion in Paint - Famous Paintings Set to Music'') read more about this album at Mark Betcher's Blog: http://artworkbymanicmark.blogspot.com/2010/02/passion-in-paint.html
RCA Victor LPM-1033 MP3
Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra Somebody Loves Me 1924 30380-4 Victor 19414 MP3
Cootie Williams And His Orchestra Let's Do The Whole Thng Or Nothing At All 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)
969-1 Capitol 289 MP3
W.C. Handy's Orchestra Livery Stable Blues 1917
W.C. Handy (tp, ldr), Sylvester Bevard (tb), Wilson Townes, Alex Poole (cl, as), Charles Harris, Nelson Kincaid (cl, ts), Edward Alexander, William Tyler, Darnell Howard (vn), Henry Graves (vc), Charles Hillman (p), Archie Walls (bb, sb), Jasper Taylor (dm, xyl)
77377-1 Columbia A-2419 MP3
Eddie Fisher Forgive Me 1952 RCA 20-4574 MP3
Rudy Vallee And His Connecticut Yankees Heigh Ho Everybody, Heigh Ho 1929 53531-2 Victor 22029 MP3
Red Norvo And His Orchestra I Have Eyes 1938
Jack Owens, Jack Palmer, Barney Zudecoff (tp) Andy Russo, Al George (tb) Hank d'Amico (cl) Frank Simeone, Maurice Kogan (as) George Berg (ts) Red Norvo (xyl,ldr) Bill Miller (p) Allen Hanlon (g) Pete Peterson (b) George Wettling (d) Mildred Bailey (vcl) Eddie Sauter (arr)
23457-1 Brunswick 8227 MP3
Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Sleep 1936
Max Kaminsky, Steve Lipkins, Joe Bauer (tp) Tommy Dorsey (tb) Les Jenkins, Walter Mercurio (tb) Joe Dixon, Clyde Rounds, Bud Freeman, Bob Bunch (cl,ts) Dick Jones (p) Carmen Mastren (g) Gene Traxler (b) Dave Tough (d) Paul Weston (arr)
02170-1 Victor 25573 MP3
Dinah Washington Please Send Me Someone To Love 1961
acc. by unidentified small group
21244 Mercury MG20729 MP3
Ella Fitzgerald I Could Write A Book 1956
acc. by Buddy Bregman's Orch.
20246-1 Verve MGV4023 MP3
Teddy Wilson Trio Somebody Loves Me 1959
Teddy Wilson (p); Arvell Shaw (b); Bert Dahlander (d).
CO62085 Columbia CL1318 MP3
McKenzie And His Candy Kids Nervous Puppies 1927
Red McKenzie, comb / Dick Slevin, k / Jack Bland, bj / Joe Humby, g, v,
E-4682 Vocalion 15539 MP3
Bob Crosby and his Bob Cats Blow, Blow Thou Winter Winds 1939
Billy Butterfield (tp) Warren Smith (tb) Irving Fazola (cl) Eddie Miller (ts) Floyd Bean (p) Nappy Lamare (g) Bob Haggart (b) Ray Bauduc (d) Marion Mann (vcl) Bob Crosby (ldr)
91713-A Decca 2663 MP3
Louis Armstrong And His Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight 1930
Louis Armstrong (tp,vcl) Leon Elkins (tp,ldr) Lawrence Brown (tb) Leon Herriford, Willie Stark (as) William Franz (ts) Harvey Brooks (p) Ceele Burke (bj,steel-g) Reggie Jones (tu) Lionel Hampton (d,vib)
404406-A OKeh 6892 MP3
John Crosby, Count Basie Introduction To ''the Sound Of Jazz'' By Host, John Crosby (This Follows The Opening Selection By Ba 1957
John Crosby narrates while Count Basie ''vamps'' at the piano. This is one of a series of programs entitled ''The Seven Lively Arts'', hosted by John Crosby. CBS Television Live Broadcast, New York, December 8, 1957 (Part 2 from ''The Sound of Jazz'') Reissued on vinyl as PUMPKIN PRODUCTIONS 116
Al Jolson Morning Will Come 1923 80929 Columbia A-3880 MP3
Stan Kenton And His Orchestra Intermission Riff 1946
Ray Wetzel (tp,vcl,arr) Buddy Childers, John Anderson, Russ Burgher, Bob Lymperis (tp) Fred Zito, Ray Klein (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) Ralph Collier (d) June Christy (vcl) Gene Howard (vcl,arr) Gene Roland, Pete Rugolo (arr)
892-2 Capitol 298 MP3
Leo Reisman And His Orchestra My Castle In Spain Is A Shack In The Lane 1929 W148055-1 Columbia 1767 D 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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