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Artist title m3u, Place (date) performers matrix label, record download
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Jazz South Pacific Perdido  (1952)
Howard McGhee (tp) J.J. Johnson (tb) Rudy Williams (ts) Skeeter Best (g) Chris ? (b) Charlie Rice (d)
Regent MG6001 MP3
Ted Heath And His Music London Fog  (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-13090 DECCA-LONDON 1026 MP3
Jimmy Grier And His Orchestra Stay As Sweet As You Are  (1934) LA226 BRUNSWICK 7307 MP3
Nat King Cole I'll String Along With You  (1947)
Nat King Cole-p-v, Oscar Moore-g, Johnny Miller-b
Los Angeles. August 8.1947
2142-3 Capitol  10102 MP3
Leo Reisman And His Orch (Vhw) Smoke Gets In Your Eyes  (1933) 14387-B BRUNSWICK 6715 MP3
Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra I've Never Forgotten  (1946)
vocal by Betty Barclay
V-Disc 680B MP3
Billy Vaughn And His Orchestra Joy Ride   Dot 15247 MP3
Carmen Miranda And Andrew Sister Cuanto La Gusto  (1947) L4588 DECCA 24479 MP3
Benny Goodman And His Orchestra Busy As A Bee  (1939) 26366-A CBS CO35356 MP3
Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra With The Four V's The Corporal Told The Private  (1943) V-Disc 008A MP3
Marty Robbins Singing The Blues  (1956) Columbia 21545 MP3
Chet Baker Octet Chet  (1955)
Chet Baker (tp), Benny Vasseur (tb), Jean Aldegon (as), Armand Migiani (ts), William Boucaya (bar), Rene Urtreger (p), Jimmy Bond (sb), Nils-Bertil Dahlander (dm)
29252 Barclay (F) BLP84042 MP3
Charleston Chasers Feat. Kate Smith One Sweet Letter From You  (1927) COLUMBIA 911 MP3
Clyde Mccoy And His Orchestra In The Cool Of The Night  (1933)
Clyde McCoy (tp, mel, dir), W.L. Waller (tp), Tommy Miller (tb), Bud Prentiss, John Cameron (cl, as), Bobby Blair (ts), Eddie Lowth (vn), Johnny Petrone (p), Freddy Taylor (bj, g), Stenley McCoy (bb, sb), Mel Wilke (dm)
W152445 COLUMBIA 2801-D MP3
Jan Savitt And His Orchestra Tuxedo Junction  (1940) 67107-A DECCA 2989B MP3
Karen Chandler Feat. O/jack Pleis Why  (1954) CORAL 61088 MP3
Miles Davis All Stars Kelo  (1953)
Miles Davis (T), J. J. Johnson (Tb), Jimmy Heath (Ts), Gil Coggins (P), Percy Heath (B), Art Blakey (D),
BN477-2 Blue Note BLP1501 MP3
Cozy Cole And His Quintet Through For The Night  (1945)
Don Byas (ts) prob. Billy Taylor (p) Tiny Grimes (g) Billy Taylor, Sr. (b) Cozy Cole (d) June Hawkins (vcl)
604 Guild 119 MP3
Johnny Guarnieri Trio Body And Soul  (1946)
Johnny Guarnieri (p) Bob Haggart (b) Cozy Cole (d)
T640 MAJESTIC 1032 MP3
Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra I Wouldn't Give That For Love (V J E)  (1939) 033904 BLUEBIRD 10162 MP3
Oscar Aleman Trio Comenzo A Darma Cuente (I'm Beginning To See The Light)  (1946)
Manuel Gavinovich-Vn, Charles Wilson-P, Oscar Aleman-G/Voc, Guillermo Barbieri-G, Luis Gavinovich-B, Ramon Caravaca-D
15433 Odeon 22307  MP3
Annette Hanshaw Cooking Breakfast For The One I Love  (1930) 403692-A OKeh 41370 MP3
Jimmie Lunceford And His Orchestra That Someone Must Be You  (1944) 72656 Decca 18655 MP3
Patsy Montana Prairie Ramblers I Wanna Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart  (1935) 17966-1 CONQUEROR 8575 MP3
Django Reinhardt Et Son Orchestre Fud Candrix Et Son Orchestre Abc  (1943) OSW333-1 SWING 180 MP3
Harry James And His Orchestra Braggin'  (1941)
Dick Haymes (vo), Harry James, Claude Bowen, Al Stearns, Nick Buono (tp), Dalton Rizzotto, Hoyt Bohannon, Harry Roders (tb), Claude Lakey, Johnny Mezey (as), Vido Musso (ts), Chuck Gentry (bar), Al Lerner (p), Ben Heller (g), Thurman Teague (sb), Mickey Scrima (dm), Sam Rosenblum, Stan Stanchfield, William Schumann, George Koch (vn)
30058-1 Columbia 36081 MP3
Gerry Mulligan Quartet My Funny Valentine  (1953)
Chet Baker (tp), Gerry Mulligan (bar), Carson Smith (sb), Larry Bunker (dm)
Pacific Jazz PJ75 MP3
Mitchell Ayres And His Fashions In Music (Voc Mary Ann Mercer) Two Dreams Met  (1940)
Hit 171 of 1940
056138 Bluebird 10877 MP3
Harry Lauder She's The Lass For Me  (1913) VICTOR 55130 MP3
Stan Getz Five Brothers Four And One Moore  (1949)
Al Cohn, Allen Eager, Brew Moore, Zoot Sims, Stan Getz (ts), Walter Bishop Jr. (p), Gene Ramey (sb), Charlie Perry (dm), Gerry Mulligan (arr))
JRC17 Prestige PREP1309 MP3

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