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October 19, 2017

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Artist title m3u, Place (date) performers matrix label, record download
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Doris Day Feat. O/george Siravo It's A Lovely Day Today 1951 HCO4274 Columbia 39055 MP3
Earl Burtnett And His Orchestra Turn On The Heat 1929 31103 Brunswick 4573 MP3
Nat King Cole You're Looking At Me 1956 15896-11 Capitol EAP3 MP3
Cab Calloway And His Orchestra Lordy 1941
Cab Calloway (vo, ldr), Jonah Jones, Russell Smith, Shad Collins, Lammar Wright (tp), Tyree Glenn (tb, vib), Quentin Jackson, Keg Johnson (tb), Jerry Blake aka Jacinto Chabani (cl, as), Hilton Jefferson (as), Andrew Brown (as, bar), Ted McRae, Walter Thomas (ts), Bennie Paine (p), Danny Barker (g), Milton Hinton (sb), Cozy Cole (dm)
32040-1 Columbia 36751 MP3
Glen Gray And Casa Loma Orchestra Song Of India 1937
Frank Zullo, Grady Watts (tp), Sonny Dunham (tp, tb), Pee Wee Hunt, Billy Rauch, Murray McEachern (tb), Glen Gray (cl, as, fl, ldr), Kenny Sargent (cl, as), Clarence Hutchinrider (cl, as, fl), Art Ralston (as, ob, bsn), Danny D'Andrea (as), Pat Davis (cl, ts, fl), Joe Hall (p), Jack Burdette (g), Stanley Dennis (sb), Tony Briglia (dm)
62829-C Decca 2031 MP3
Judy Garland You'll Never Walk Alone 1946 72973 Decca 29295 MP3
Ahmad Jamal Trio The Party's Over 1961
Ahmad Jamal (p), Israerl Crosby (sb), Vernell Fournier (dm)
live ''The Alhambra''
11094 Vogue 655002 MP3
Kay Kyser And His Orchestra That's For Me 1945 HCO1468 Columbia 36844 MP3
Fats Waller And His Rhythm Everybody Loves My Baby 1940
Fats Waller (p,vcl) John Hamilton (tp) Gene Sedric (cl,ts) Al Casey (g) Cedric Wallace (b) Slick Jones (d)
057083-1 Bluebird B-10989 MP3
Dinah Washington Acc. By Eddie Chamblee Orchestra Blues Down Home 1957
Johnny Coles, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (tp) Melba Liston, Julian Priester, Sonny Russo (tb) Rod Levitt (b-tb) Jerome Richardson (fl,as) Sahib Shihab (as) Frank Wess (ts,fl) Benny Golson (ts) Eddie Chamblee (ts,ldr) Charles Davis (bar) Jack Wilson (p) Freddie Green (g) Richard Evans (sb) Charlie Persip (dm) Wesley Landers (perc)
15955 Mercury 71220 MP3
Louis Armstrong And His Hot Five West End Blues  1928
Louis Armstrong (tp,vcl) Fred Robinson (tb) Jimmy Strong (cl) Earl Hines (p) Mancy Carr (bj) Zutty Singleton (d)
400967-B OKeh 8597 MP3
John Barnes Wells A Little Bit Of Heaven (Shure, They Call It Ireland) 1915 Columbia 1662 MP3
Ozzie Nelson And His Orchestra Yours For A Song 1939 036902-1 Bluebird 10270 MP3
Don Bestor And His Orchestra My Darling 1933 73713-1 Victor 24142 MP3
Roger Wolfe Kahn And His Orchestra Clap Yo' Hands 1926
Tommy Gott, Leo McConville (tp) Miff Mole (tb) Arthur Campbell (tu) Alfie Evans (cl,as,bar) Arnold Brilhart (cl,as,fl,oboe) Harold Sturr (cl,ts) Irving Brodsky (p,arr) Tony Colucci (bj,g) Johnny Marvin (uke) Joe Raymond (vln) Vic Berton (d) Roger Wolfe Kahn (dir)
36902-2 Victor 20327B MP3
Danny Polo And His Swing Stars Jazz Me Blues 1938
Tommy McQuater (cnt) Danny Polo (cl) George Chisholm (tb) Eddie Macauley (p) Norman Brown (g) Dick Ball (b) Dudley Barber (d)
DTB3483-2 Decca F6615 MP3
Frankie Trumbauer And His Orchestra Sunny Side Up 1929
Andy Secrest (cnt) Charlie Margulis (tp) Bill Rank (tb) Frankie Trumbauer (c-mel,as) Irving Friedman (cl,ts) Chester Hazlett (as) Min Leibrook (bassax) Lennie Hayton (p,celeste) Hoagy Carmichael (p) Eddie Lang (g) Joe Venuti (vln) Matty Malneck, Kurt Dieterle (vln) George Marsh (d)
W-403052-B OKeh 41313 MP3
Johnny Mercer And Jo Stafford Conversation While Dancing 1945
with the Pied Pipers and Paul Weston's
V-Disc 503B MP3
Eddie Heywood Chloe [Song Of The Swamp] 1951
Eddie Heywood (p) unknown b, d.
51-S-477-A MGM 30632
Martha Tilton Stranger In Town 1945 428-2B Capitol 184 MP3
Homer And Jethro That Hound Dog In The Window 1953 RCA 20-5280 MP3
Ella Fitzgerald Acc By Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five Stone Cold Dead In De Market 1945
Ella Fitzgerald (vcl) acc by Aaron Izenhall (tp) Louis Jordan (as,vcl) Josh Jackson (ts) Bill Davis (p) Carl Hogan (g) Jesse "Po" Simpkins (b) Eddie Byrd (d) Harry Dial (maraccas) Vic Lourie (claves)
73073-A Decca 23546 MP3
Duke Ellington Lightning Bugs And Frogs 1959
Clark Terry, Cat Anderson, Harold ''Shorty'' Baker (tp), Ray Nance (tp, vn), Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman, John Sanders (tb), Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts), Russell Procope (cl, as), Johnny Hodges (as), Paul Gonsalves (ts), Harry Carney (cl, bcl, bar), Duke Ellington (p), Jimmy Woode (sb), Sam Woodyard (dm)
The Queen’s Suite
C062259 OJC CD446 MP3
Merline Johnson (Yas Yas Gal) Pallet On The Floor 1937 07635-1 Bluebird 7166 MP3
Kenny Clarke And His Orchestra Be A Good Girl 1950
Nat Peck (tb) Hubert Fol (as) James Moody (ts) Gerald Wiggins (p) Pierre Michelot (b) Kenny Clarke (d)
OSW-693-1 Swing 352 MP3
Nat Pierce And His Orchestra A Trip To Nathans 1956
Joe Newman (tp) Bill Harris (tb) Hal McKusick (as) Nat Pierce (p) Freddie Green (g) Oscar Pettiford (b) Jo Jones (d)
100244 Coral 57091 MP3
Ciro's Club Coon Orchestra That's My Weakness Now 1916 Ciro's Club D B B'ca 51 MP3
Hal Kemp And His Orchestra The Music Goes Round And Round 1936 18430 Brunswick 7587 MP3
Milt Herth Josephine  1938
Milt Herth (org) Willie ''The Lion'' Smith (p,cel) O'Neil Spencer (d,vcl)
63281-A Decca 1699A MP3
Ozzie Nelson And His Orchestra Guilty 1931 E37210 Brunswick 6186 MP3

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