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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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Edgar Hayes And His Orchestra In The Mood 1938
Edgar Hayes-p dir. Bernard Flood-Henry Goodwin - Leonard Davis-t, Robert Horton - David ''Jelly'' James-tb, Clyde Bernhardt-tb-v, Rudy Powell-cl-as-a, Roger Boyd-as, William ''Happy'' Mitchner-ts, Joe Garland-ts-bar-a, Eddie Gibbs-g, Frank ''Coco'' Darling-b, Kenny Clarke-d, James Clay Anderson-v
63297-A Decca 1882 MP3
Count Basie And His Orchestra Harvard Blues 1944
Harry "Sweets" Edison, Ed Lewis, Al Killian, Joe Newman (tp) Eli Robinson, Robert Scott, Louis Taylor, Dicky Wells (tb) Jimmy Powell, Earl Warren (as) Buddy Tate, Illinois Jacquet (ts) Rudy Rutherford (bar,cl) Count Basie (p) Freddie Green (g) Rodney Richardson (b) Jessie Price (d) Jimmy Rushing (vcl)
VP1002 V-Disc 369 MP3
Mariners They Call The Wind Maria 1951 CO46889 Columbia 39568 MP3
Coon/Sanders' Original Nighthawk Orchestra Lazy Waters 1924
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)
31152-2 Victor 19522 MP3
Muggsy Spanier And His Dixieland Band Tiger Rag 1952
Muggsy Spanier (cnt) Ralph Hutchinson (tb) Darnell Howard (cl) Floyd Bean (p) Truck Parham (b) Barrett Deems (d)
9050 Mercury 5879 MP3
Woody Herman And His Orchestra Where Do I Go From You ? 1940
Steady Nelson, Clarence Willard, Bob Price (tp) Neal Reid, Toby Tyler (tb) Joe Bishop (fhr) Woody Herman (cl,as,vcl) Herb Tompkins, Ray Hopfner (as) Saxie Mansfield, Sammy Armato (ts) Tommy Linehan (p) Hy White (g) Walter Yoder (b) Frank Carlson (d)
67733-A Decca 3200 MP3
Duke Ellington All Of Me 1959
Clark Terry, Cat Anderson, Harold ''Shorty'' Baker, Fats Ford (tp), Ray Nance (tp, vn), Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman, John Sanders (tb), Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts), Russell Procope (cl, as), Johnny Hodges (ss, as), Paul Gonsalves (ts), Harry Carney (bar, bcl), Duke Ellington (p), Johnny Pate (sb), Jimmy Johnson, Sam Woodyard (dm)
Live at ''Blue Note''
Roulette CDP7243-8-26837-2-4 MP3
Stan Kenton's Orchestra Spring Is Here 1958
Copied from an original vinyl pressing of the album ''Dance to the Bands!, Volume 2'' (a showcase of Capitol artists)
Capitol T-978 MP3
Cab Calloway And His Orchestra The Man From Harlem 1932
Cab Calloway (vo, ldr), Lammar Wright, Doc Cheatham, Edwin Swayzee (tp), DePriest Wheeler, Harry White (tb), Eddie Barefield (cl, as, brs), Arville Harris (cl, as), Walter Thomas (cl, ts, fl), Benny Payne (p, cel), Morris White (bj, g), Al Morgan (sb), Leroy Maxey (dm)
12673-A Banner 32866 MP3
Jackie Gleason Orchestra The Moonlight 1961
Jackie Gleason (cond)
Romantic Moods Compilation from Columbia Records
Capitol 52541 MP3
Billy Maxted Trio Cowbell Strut 1953
Billy Maxted (p) Jack Fay (b) Kenny John (d)
84331 Brunswick 80221 MP3
Illinois Jacquet And His All Stars Merle's Mood 1945
Russell Jacquet (tp) John Brown (as) Illinois Jacquet (ts) Arthur Dennis (bar) Bill Doggett (p) Ulysses Livingston (g) Charles Mingus (b) Al "Cake" Wichard (d)
S1114-2 Apollo 760 MP3
Wingy Manone And His Orchstra Just One Girl 1934
Wingy Manone (tp) Santo Pecora (tb) Sidney Arodin (cl) Terry Shand (p) Nappy Lamare (g) Benny Pottle (b) Bob White (d)
16087-2 OKeh 41569 MP3
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Gene Krupa And His Orchestra Leave Us Leap 1945
Tony Russo, Joe Triscari, Don Fagerquist, Bill Conrad (tp) Leon Cox, Tommy Pederson, Bill Culley (tb) Francis Antonelli (as) Murray Williams (cl,as) Charlie Ventura, Andy Pino (ts) Stuart Olson (bar) Jacob Shulman, Victor Pariante, Ray Biondi, Teddy Blume, Jerome Reisler (vln) Paul Powell, George Grossman (vla) Julius Ehrenwerth (cello) Teddy Napoleon (p) Ed Yance (g) Clyde Newcombe (b) Gene Krupa, Louis Zito (d) Eddie Finckel (arr)
HCO1231-1 Columbia 37531 MP3
Si Zentner's Orchestra En Garde ! 1960
Simon Zentner (principle tbn), Don Fagerquist, Uan Rasey, Joe Triscari, Ray Triscari, Vince Falzone (tpts) Vern Friley, Bob Pring, Ray Klein (tbns) Bernie Fleischer (as) Don Lodice, Modesto Briseno, Howard Terry, Don Lodice (ts) Teddy Lee (bs) Bruce McDonald (p) Mel Pollan (b) Frank Capp or Walt Thomas (d)
BEL CANTO SR-1014 MP3
Bennie Green Sextet One Track 1955
Bennie Green (tb), Charlie Rouse (ts), Cliff Smalls (p), Paul Chambers (sb), Osie Johnson (dm)
797 Prestige LP7052 MP3
Cozy Cole Allstars Just One More Chance 1944
Joe Thomas (tp) Trummy Young (tb) Coleman Hawkins (ts) Earl Hines (p) Teddy Walters (g) Billy Taylor (b) Cozy Cole (d)
HLK19-2 Keynote 1300 MP3
Isham Jones & Ray Miller Orchestra I'll See You In My Dreams 1924
Charles Rocco, Roy Johnston (tp), Andy Sindelar, Miff Mole (tb), Larry Abbott, Andy Sannella (cl, as), Frankie Trumbauer (Cm), Billy Richards (ts), Don Yates (vn), Rube Bloom, Tom Satterfield (p), Frank DePrima (bj), Louis Cassagne (bb, sb), Ward Archer (dm), Isham Jones (guest cond)
14390-1,2 Brunswick 2788 MP3
Horace Heidt And His Orchestra Wait A Little Longer Lovebird 1928
Warren Lewis, Jerry Bowne (tp,vcl) Paul Know (tb) Clarence Moore (cl,sop,as,bar,vln) Dave Phennig (cl,as,sop,vln) Harold Plummer (cl,sop,as,ts,bar) Harold Moore (cl,as,sop,ts,bar,vln) Lee Lykins (cl,as,sop,ts,bar,vln) Charles Midgley (p) Charles Bradshaw (bj,vcl) Art Thorsen (tu,b) Lee Fleming (d) Leroy Shield (cel,dir)
42021-5 Victor 21311 MP3
Camille Howard I'm So Confused 1953
Camille Howard (p,vcl) with orchestra
F312 Federal 12125 MP3
Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians A Little On The Lonely Side 1944
Stuart Foster (vo)
72480 Decca 18642 MP3
Alec Templeton And The Angels Sing (Italian Opera Style) 1939
voice and piano impressions
Victor  MP3
Lee Morse Lonesome And Sorry 1926 106892-A Perfect 11618 MP3
Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Washboard Blues 1938
Pee Wee Erwin, Lee Castle, Andy Ferretti (tp) Tommy Dorsey, Les Jenkins, Earle Hagen (tb) Johnny Mince (as,cl) Fred Stulce, Hymie Schertzer (as) Arthur ''Skeets'' Herfurt (ts) Dean Kincaide (ts,arr) Howard Smith (p) Carmen Mastren (g) Gene Traxler (b) Maurice Purtill (d
019426-1 Victor 26085 MP3
June Christy & Pete Rugolo I'm Thrilled (Stereo Version) 1960
June Christy (vo) acc by Conrad Gozzo, Conte Candoli, Frank Beach (tp) Vince DeRosa (fhr) Frank Rossolino, Milt Bernhart (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Phil Stephens (tu) Bud Shank, Buddy Collette, Paul Horn, Bob Cooper, Chuck Gentry (reeds) Joe Castro (p) Jack Marshall (g) Joe Mondragon (b) Larry Bunker (d)
33690 Capitol ST516 MP3
Tempo King And His Kings Of Tempo We Can Huddle At Home 1936
Marty Marsala (tp) Joe Marsala (cl) Queenie Ada Rubin (p) Eddie Condon (g) Mort Stuhlmaker (b) Stan King (d) Tempo King (vcl,ldr)
0421-1 Bluebird B6563 MP3
Swift Jewel Cowboys Rose Room 1939
Pee Wee Wamble (cnt) Lefty Ingram (cl,ts) Jose Cortez (vln) Kokomo Crocker (accor) Slim Hall (g) Curty Noland (b)
MEM123 Vocalion 5449 MP3
Cleo Brown Breakin' In A New Pair Of Shoes 1935
Cleo Brown (vcl,p) Bobby Sherwood (g) Manny Stein (b) Vic Berton (d)
DLA-273-A Decca 718 MP3
Joe Manone's Harmony Kings Cat's Head 1927
Wingy Manone (cnt,vcl) Hal Jordy (cl,as) Bob Sacks (ts) Johnny Miller (p) Steve Brou (g) John Ryan (d) Earl Warner (vcl)
143950-2 Columbia 14282-D MP3
Peggy Lee Just One Of Those Things 1952
Peggy Lee (vcl) acc. by. orch. of musicians and chorus dir. by Gordon Jenkins (cond.)
82780 Decca 28313 MP3

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