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Radio Dismukehttp://early1900s.org/radiodismuke/radiodismuke.asx
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Swiss Internet Radiohttp://www.swissradio.ch/streams/6054.m3u
UK 1940's Jazzhttp://radio3.citrus3.com:2199/tunein/1940sradiostation.asx
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Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra When It's Sleepy Time Down South 1931
Louis Armstrong (tp,vcl) Zilner Randolph (tp,arr) Preston Jackson (tb) Lester Boone (cl,as) George James (cl,as,sop) Al Washington (cl,ts) Charlie Alexander (p,talking) Big Mike McKendrick (bj,g) John Lindsay (b) Tubby Hall (d)
404424-B OKeh 41504 MP3
Benny Goodman Septet Flying Home 1941
Feat. Cootie Williams (tp), Georgie Auld (ts), Benny Goodman (cl), Teddy Wilson (p), Charlie Christian (elg), Artie Bernstein (sb), Jo Jones (d)
Definitive Records 11177-4 MP3
Ozzie Nelson And His Orchestra Body And Soul 1930
Ozzie Nelson (vo, ldr), Charlie Spivak (tp), unknown (tb), Charlie Buebeck, Donald Wright (cl, as), Bill Nelson (cl, ts), Sid Brokaw and another (vn), Harry Murphy (p), Sandy Wolfe (g), Fred Whiteside (sb), Joe Bohan (dm)
E34709 Brunswick 4922 MP3
Bunny Berigan And His Boys Dixieland Shuffle 1937
Bunny Berigan, Harry Greenwald, Harry Brown (tp) Ford Leary (tb) Hymie Schertzer (cl,as) Matty Matlock (cl,as,arr) Art Drellinger (ts) Les Burness (p) Tom Morgan (g) Arnold Fishkin (b) Manny Berger (d)
20696-1 Brunswick 7858 MP3
Dinah Washington Acc. By Quincy Jones Orchestra Secret Love 1961
including Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry (tp) Kai Winding, Jimmy Cleveland, Billy Byers (tb) Al Cohn (ts) Patti Bown (p) George Barnes (g) Ernie Wilkins (arr) Quincy Jones (dir)
21178 Mercury MG20661 MP3
Coon-Sanders' (Original Nighthawk) Orchestra Dreaming Of Tomorrow 1925
Joe Richolson (tp) Nick Mussolini (tb) Harold Thiell, John Thiell (cl,as) Orville Knapp (cl,ts) Joe Sanders (p) Bill Haid (bj,g) Pop Estep (tu) Carlton Coon (d,vcl)
33202-4 Victor 19804 MP3
Lee Morse Are You Sorry ? 1925 106098-2 Perfect 11581A MP3
Earl Hines When I Dream Of You 1950
Earl Hines (p) Al McKibbon (b) J.C. Heard (d)
CO44119 Columbia 39261 MP3
George E. Lee And His Novelty Singing Orchestra Paseo Strut 1929
Sam Utterback (tp) Thurston "Sox" Maupins (tb) unknown (cl) Clarence Taylor (sop,as) George E. Lee (bar,vcl,ldr) Jesse Stone (p) unknown (bj) Clint Weaver (tu) Abe Price (d)
KC584 Brunswick 7132 MP3
Lee Morse And Her Bluegrass Boys After We Kiss 1928 W145584 Columbia 1328D MP3
Teddy Wilson And His Orchestra I'll Dream Tonight 1938
Bobby Hackett (cnt) Jerry Blake (cl) Johnny Hodges (as) Teddy Wilson (p) Allen Reuss (g) Al Hall (b) Johnny Blowers (d) Nan Wynn (vcl)
22824-12 Brunswick 8141 MP3
Benny Goodman Septet Flying Home 1941
Cootie Williams (tp) Benny Goodman (cl) Georgie Auld (ts) Johnny Guarnieri (p) Charlie Christian (g) Artie Bernstein (b) , with special guest Gene Krupa (d)
Jazz Archives JA23 MP3
Chet Baker & Russ Freeman Band Aid 1954
Chet Baker (T), Russ Freeman (P), Carson Smith (B), Bob Neal (D)
Radio broadcast from “Storyville Club”
Uptown 2735 MP3
Frankie Trumbauer And His Orchestra Take Your Tomorrow (And Give Me Today) 1928
Bix Beiderbecke (cnt) Bill Rank (tb) Irving Friedman (cl,ts) Frankie Trumbauer (c-mel,as,vcl) Min Leibrook (bassax) Roy Bargy (p) Wilbur Hall (g) Lennie Hayton (d) Scrappy Lambert (vcl)
W-401133-B OKeh 41145 MP3
Harry James And His Orchestra Easter Parade 1942
Harry James, Claude Bowen, Al Stearns, Nick Buono, Alexander Cuozzo (tp), Dalton Rizzotto, Hoyt Bohannon, Harry Roders (tb), Claude Lakey, Sam Marowitz (as), Gene Corcoran (ts), Clint Davis (bar), Al Lerner (p), Ben Heller (g), Thurman Teague (sb), Mickey Scrima (dm), Samuel Kaplan, John DeVoogdt, Leo Zorn (vn), Bill Spears (vl), Elias Friede (vc)
CO 32474-1 Columbia 36545 MP3
Louis Armstrong And His All Stars Indiana 1951
Louis Armstrong (tp), Jack Teagarden (tb), Barney Bigard (cl), Earl Hines (p), Arvell Shaw (sb), Cozy Cole (dm)
82484 Decca GRD4-613 (CD) MP3
Larry Clinton And His Orchestra Romance In The Dark 1938
Walter Smith, Cy Baker, James Sexton (tp) Ford Leary, Al Russo (tb) Fletcher Hereford, Don Watt (cl,as) George Dessinger, Tony Zimmers (cl,ts) Sam Mineo (p) Jack Chesleigh (g) Al Whistler (b) Ray Michaels (d) Bea Wain (vcl)
021023-1 Victor 25800 MP3
Broadway Bellhops My Ohio Home 1927
Lewis James (vcl)
145388-2 Harmony 564-H MP3
Coleman Hawkins And His Orchestra The Sheik Of Araby 1940
Benny Carter (tp) J.C. Higginbotham (tb) Danny Polo (cl) Coleman Hawkins (ts) Gene Rodgers (p) Lawrence ''Larry'' Lucie (g) Johnny Williams (b) Walter Johnson (d)
046157-1 Bluebird B10770 MP3
Shelly Manne Blue Daniel 1959
Joe Gordon (tp), Richie Kamuca (ts), Victor Feldman (p), Monty Budwig (sb), Shelly Manne (dm)
live at the ''Black Hawk''
OJC CD656-2 MP3
Bill Evans Trio Alice In Wonderland 1961
Bill Evans (P), Scott LaFaro (B), Paul Motian (D).
Live at theVillage Vanguard June 25, 1961 Evening set 2
Take 2 Riverside OJC CD140-2 MP3
Ases Chilenos Del Jazz Rosetta 1944
Luis "Huaso" Aranguiz (tp) Angel Valdes (tb) Woody Wolf (cl) Mario Escobar (ts) Hernan Prado (p) Rail Salinas (g) Ivan Cazabon (b) Victor "Tuco" Tapia (d)
Victor (Chi)90-0341-A MP3
Ted Heath And His Music You're Nearer 1949
Kenny Baker, Stan Reynolds, Stan Roderick, Dave Wilkins (tp) Jackie Armstrong, Maurice Pratt, Jack Bentley, Jimmy Coombes (tb) Les Gilbert, Reg Owen (as) Johnny Gray, Tommy Whittle (ts) Bob Burns (bar) Norman Stenfalt (p) Dave Goldberg (g) Charlie Short (b) Jack Parnell (d) Ted Heath (dir)
DR-13089 Decca F9086 MP3
Freddy Gardner & His Mess Mates Can't We Talk It Over ? (B) Sweet Lorraine 1943
w (Abe Walters-Challen’s Multi-Tone piano)
unknown  MP3
Jay McShann And The Boogie Woogie Trio Hootie Boogie 1945
Jay McShann (p) Percy Gabriel (b) Jesse Price (d)
20233 (300) Mercury 8002 MP3
Doris Day Feat. Paul Weston's Orchestra A Guy Is A Guy 1952 HCO10119 Columbia 39673 MP3
Big Joe Turner Doggin' The Dog 1940
Big Joe Turner (vcl) acc by Willie ''The Lion'' Smith (p)
68394-A Decca 7824 MP3
Russell Jacquet And His All Stars Blues 1946
Russell Jacquet (tp,vcl) Snooky Young, Harry ''Sweets'' Edison, Gerald Wilson, Harry Parr Jones (tp) Eli Robinson, J.J. Johnson, Ted Donnelly (tb) Willie Smith, Preston Love (as) Illinois Jacquet, Lucky Thompson (ts) Rudy Rutherford (bar) Bill Doggett (p) Freddie Green (g) Billy Hadnott (b) Al ''Cake'' Wichard (d)
MM129-B Modem Music 129 MP3
Paul Weston's Orchestra Original Dixieland One-Step 1950 5629-Y Capitol 949 MP3
Andy Kirk And His Twelve Clouds Of Joy Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone 1939
Clarence Trice, Earl Thompson, Harry Lawson (tp) Ted Donnelly, Henry Wells (tb) John Harrington (cl,as,bar) Earl Miller (as) Dick Wilson, Don Byas (ts) Mary Lou Williams (p) Floyd Smith (g,el-g) Booker Collins (b) Ben Thigpen (d) June Richmond (vcl)
66879-A Decca 3033 MP3

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