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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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The Benson Orchestra Of Chicago Tea For Two Aug 28, 1924 30570-6 Victor 19438 MP3
Ben Bernie and His Roosevelt Orchestra Tea For Two NY, Oct, 1924
Donald Bryan, Harold Rehrig (tp) E.M. Caffrey (tb) Mickey McCullough, Len Kavash (cl,as) Jack Pettis (cl,c-mel,ts) Ben Bernie (vln) Al Goering (p) Paul Nito (bj,vln) Harry Henson (b,tu) Sam Fink (d)
13803 Vocalion 14901 MP3
Red Nichols And His Orchestra Tea For Two NY, Feb 14, 1930
Red Nichols, Tommy Thunen, Mannie Klein (tp) Jack Teagarden (tb) Glenn Miller (tb) Jimmy Dorsey (cl,as) Babe Russin (ts) Adrian Rollini (bassax) Jack Russin (p) Wes Vaughan (g) Jack Hansen (tu) Gene Krupa (d)
E-32041-A Brunswick 4724 MP3
Don Redman And His Orchestra Tea For Two NY, Jun 30, 1932
Langston Curl, Shirley Clay, Sidney DeParis (tp) Claude Jones, Fred Robinson, Benny Morton (tb) Edward Inge, Rupert Cole (cl,as) Don Redman (as,ldr,arr) Robert Carroll (ts) Horace Henderson (p) Talcott Reeves (bj,g) Bob Ysaguirre (b,tu) Manzie Johnson (d,vib) Harlan Lattimore (vcl)
B12005-A Brunswick 6354 MP3
FLAC
Art Tatum Tea For Two NY, Mar 21, 1933
Art Tatum (p) solo
B13162A Brunswick 6553 MP3
FLAC
Clyde McCoy And His Orchestra Tea For Two Chicago, Jan 31, 1935
poss. Clyde McCoy (tp,dir) W.L. Waller (tp) Tommy Miller (tb) Bud Prentiss, John Cameron (cl,as) Bobby Blair (ts) Johnny Petrone (p) Freddy Taylor (bj,g) Eddie Lowth (vln) Stanley McCoy (b,tu) Mel Wilke (d)
C9767 Decca 382 MP3
Teddy Wilson And His Orchestra Tea For Two NY, Dec 16, 1936
Irving ''Mouse'' Randolph (tp) Vido Musso (cl) Ben Webster (ts) Teddy Wilson (p) Allen Reuss (g) John Kirby (b) Cozy Cole (d) Midge Williams (vcl)
B-20412-3 Brunswick 7816 MP3
Fats Waller Tea For Two NY, Jun 11, 1937
Fats Waller (p) solo
010655-1 Victor 25618 MP3
Michel Warlop Et Son Orchestre Tea For Two Paris, Dec 21, 1937
Andre Pico (tp) Paquay (fl,d) Jean Magnien (cl) Andre Lamory (as) Charles Schaaf (ts) Pierre Zeppelli (p) Michel Warlop (vln,dir) Django Reinhardt (g) Louis Vola (b)
OLA-2216-1 SWING SW13 MP3
Django Reinhardt Tea For Two Paris, Dec 21, 1937
Django Reinhardt (g) solo acc by Stephane Grappelli (vln)
OLA2221-1 Swing 211 MP3
Bob Crosby And His Orchestra Tea For Two NY, Mar 10, 1938
Charlie Spivak, Billy Butterfield, Yank Lawson (tp) Ward Silloway, Warren Smith (tb) Irving Fazola (cl) Matty Matlock (cl,as,arr) Joe Kearns (as,cl) Eddie Miller (cl,ts) Gil Rodin (ts) Bob Zurke (p) Nappy Lamare (g) Bob Haggart (b,arr) Ray Bauduc (d) Bob Crosby (ldr)
63390-A Decca 1850 MP3
Jerry Jerome Quartet Tea For Two Minneapolis, , 1939
Jerry Jerome (ts), Frankie Hines (p), Charlie Christian (el-g), Oscar Pettiford (sb)
Live ''Harlem Breakfast Club'', Minneapolis, MN
Columbia G30779 MP3
Willie "The Lion" Smith Tea For Two NY, Jan 10, 1939
Willie "The Lion" Smith (p) solo
B-541-3 Commodore 518 MP3
Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Tea For Two Chicago, Mar 15, 1939
Andy Ferretti, Yank Lawson, Pee Wee Erwin (tp) Tommy Dorsey, Buddy Morrow, Elmer Smithers, Dave Jacobs (tb) Johnny Mince (cl,as) Fred Stulce, Hymie Schertzer (as) Arthur ''Skeets'' Herfurt, Babe Russin (ts) Howard Smith (p) Carmen Mastren (g) Gene Traxler (b) Dave Tough (d)
034401-1 Victor 26321 MP3
FLAC
Quintette du Hot Club de France Tea For Two Paris, Mar 23, 1939
Stephane Grappelli (vln) Django Reinhardt, Joseph Reinhardt, Pierre "Baro" Ferret (g) Emmanuel Soudieux (b)
49721-2hpp Decca (F) 115123 MP3
Art Tatum Tea For Two LA, Apr 12, 1939
Art Tatum (p) solo
DLA1759A Decca 2456 MP3
Six Men And A Girl Tea For Two NY, Jan 26, 1940
Earl Thompson (tp) Earl Miller (cl,as) Dick Wilson (ts) Mary Lou Williams (p) Floyd Smith (el-g) Booker Collins (b) Ben Thigpen (d)
US-1317-1 Varsity 8193 MP3
Bing Crosby acc by Bob Crosby And His Bob Cats Tea For Two LA, Dec 13, 1940
Bing Crosby (vcl) acc by Bob Crosby and his Bob-Cats , : Muggsy Spanier (cnt) Max Herman (tp) Floyd O'Brien (tb) Hank D'Amico (cl) Eddie Miller (ts) Jess Stacy (p) Nappy Lamare (g) Bob Haggart (b) Ray Bauduc (d) Connie Boswell (vcl)
DLA-2271-A Decca 25406 MP3
Maurice Rocco And His Rockin' Rhythm Tea for Two Chicago, Mar 11, 1941
Maurice Rocco (p) acc by unknown d
93579-A Decca 8574 MP3
Svend Asmussen Trio Tea for Two Copenhagen, Oct, 1941
Svend Asmussen (vln,vib,vcl) Helge Jacobsen (g) Christian Jensen (b,p)
R351 HIT 8057
(Dan) Odeon D396
MP3
Barney Bigard Tea For Two NBC studios, LA, Mar, 1943
Barney Bigard (cl solo) acc by General Morgan (p) Benny Moten (b) Paul Barbarin (d) Ernie Bubbles Whitman (emcee)
AFRS Jubilee #22 Jubilee (Dan)5011007 [CD] MP3
Esquire All American Jazz Stars Tea For Two Live "Metropolitan Opera House", NY, Jan 18, 1944
Roy Eldridge (tp) Jack Teagarden (tb) Barney Bigard (cl) Coleman Hawkins (ts) Lionel Hampton (vib) Art Tatum (p) Al Casey (g) Oscar Pettiford (b) Sidney Catlett (d)
VP472 Radiola 2MR5051
V-Disc 163
MP3
Barney Bigard Trio Tea For Two NY, Jan 22, 1944
Barney Bigard (cl) Eddie Heywood (p) Shelly Manne (d)
T1925-1 Signature 28116 MP3
Ben Webster And His Orchestra Tea For Two World transcriptions, NY, Feb 8, 1944
Hot Lips Page (tp), Ben Webster (ts), Clyde Hart (p), Charlie Drayton (sb), Denzil Best (dm)
N1640-5 Circle CLP41 MP3
Charlie Ventura Sextet Tea For Two LA, Mar 1, 1945
Howard McGhee (tp) Charlie Ventura (ts) Arnold Ross (p) Dave Barbour (g) Artie Shapiro (b) Nick Fatool (d)
107 Sunset 10051 MP3
FLAC
Charlie Ventura Sextet Tea For Two Los Angeles, Mar 1, 1945
Howard McGhee (tp) Charlie Ventura (ts) Arnold Ross (p) Dave Barbour (g) Artie Shapiro (b) Nick Fatool (d)
SRC107-6 Sunset 10051 MP3
Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Tea For Two Hollywood, Apr 17, 1945
Roy Eldridge, Paul Cohen, Bernie Glow, George Schwartz (tp) Augustino Ischia (tb) [ Gus Dixon (tb) ] Bob Swift, Ollie Wilson, Harry Rodgers (tb) Artie Shaw (cl) Louis Prisby, Rudy Tanza (as) Jon Walton, Ralph Roselund (ts) Chuck Gentry (bar) Dodo Marmarosa (p) Barney Kessel (g) Morris Rayman (b) Louis Fromm (d) Jimmy Mundy (arr)
D5VB 1048-1 RCA 20-1696 MP3
The Emmett Carls Sextet Featuring Lennie Tristano Tea For Two (alt) Chicago, May-Jun, 1945
Marky Markowitz (tp) Earl Swope (tb) Emmett Carls (ts) Lennie Tristano (p,arr) Chubby Jackson (b) Don Lamond (d)
Jazz Guild JG1008 MP3
The Emmett Carls Sextet Featuring Lennie Tristano Tea For Two Chicago, May-Jun, 1945
Marky Markowitz (tp) Earl Swope (tb) Emmett Carls (ts) Lennie Tristano (p,arr) Chubby Jackson (b) Don Lamond (d)
Jazz Guild JG1008 MP3
Gene Krupa And His Orchestra Tea For Two NY, Oct 23, 1945
Don Fagerquist, Pinky Savitt, Vince Hughes, Tony Russo (tp) Leon Cox, Dick Taylor, Nick Gaglio (tb) Harry Terrill, Charlie Kennedy (as) Charlie Ventura, Buddy Wise (ts) Joe Koch (bar) Teddy Napoleon (p) Frank Worrell (g) Irv Lang (b) Gene Krupa, Joe Dale (d) Anita O'Day (vcl) George Williams (arr)
CO35335-1 Columbia 38345 MP3
Cliff Jackson Tea For Two NY, Dec 9, 1945
Cliff Jackson (p) solo
D196 Disc 6009 MP3
FLAC
Uriev's Orchestra Tahiti Trot (Tea For Two) 1946
(78 rpm)
USSR RECORDS C-13266 MP3
Bill Stegmeyer And His Hot Eight Tea For Two Mar, 1946 V-Disc 603B MP3
Joe Mooney Quartet Tea For Two NY, Dec, 1946
Joe Mooney (accor,vcl) Andy Fitzgerald (cl,vcl) Jack Hotop (g,vcl) Gaetan Frega (b,vcl)
December 20 or 30
W-73769-T2A Decca 23842 MP3
FLAC
Bud Freeman And His Orchestra Tea For Two NY, Dec 5, 1946
Edmond Hall (cl) Bud Freeman (ts) Charlie Shavers (tp) Vernon Brown (tb) Gene Schroeder (p) John Simmons (b) Dave Tough (d)
KBF1 Keynote K636 MP3
Willie Smith Quintet Tea For Two (Alt) LA, c. Nov, 1947
Willie Smith (as), Dodo Marmarosa (p), Barney Kessel (g), Red Callender (sb), Jo Jones (dm)
Verve 314-521661-2 MP3
Willie Smith Quintet Tea For Two LA, c. Nov, 1947
Willie Smith (as), Dodo Marmarosa (p), Barney Kessel (g), Red Callender (sb), Jo Jones (dm)
1899 Verve 314-521661-2 MP3
Satchmo At Symphony Hall Tea For Two (Pt.1) Concert, ''Symphony Hall'', Boston, Nov 30, 1947
Louis Armstrong (tp) Jack Teagarden (tb) Barney Bigard (cl) Dick Cary (p) Arvell Shaw (b) Sidney Catlett (d)
80365 Decca 28100 MP3
Satchmo At Symphony Hall Tea For Two (Pt 2) Concert, ''Symphony Hall'', Boston, Nov 30, 1947
Louis Armstrong (tp) Jack Teagarden (tb) Barney Bigard (cl) Dick Cary (p) Arvell Shaw (b) Sidney Catlett (d)
80366 Decca 28099 MP3
The ''Lightning Fingers'' Of Ben Light At The Steinway Tea For Two 1948
with Herb Kern at the Hammond Organ and Lloyd Sloop at the Novachord (sic)
UR64879 Tempo TR-520-A MP3
Machito Y Su Afro-Cubano Salseros Tea For Two NY, , 1949
Machito (Francisco Raul Grillo, Vocal, Maracas, Claves), Mario Bauza, Frank Davila, Bobby Woodlen (tpts), Gene Johnson, Fred Skerritt, José Madera, Leslie Johnakins (saxes), René Hernandez (p), Roberto Rodriguez (b), José Mangual (Bongos), Luis Miranda (Conga), Ubaldo Nieto (Timbales)
reissued as PABLO 2625712, titled ''Mucho Macho Machito'') from 2 vinyl pressings, 4 sides
3051 CLEF number unknown MP3
Dave Brubeck Trio Tea For Two SF, , 1949
Dave Brubeck (p), Ron Crotty (sb), Cal Tjader (dm)
552 Fantasy 505 MP3
Jack Dieval Et Son Quartette Tea For Two Paris, Oct 4, 1949
Bill Coleman (tp,vcl Paul Vernon (ts Jacques ''Jack'' Dieval (p Emmanuel Soudieux (b Richie Frost (d
OSW-606-1 Swing 320 MP3
Doris Day Tea For Two 1950 HCO4141 Columbia 38954 MP3
Charlie Kunz Medley: Tea For Two, Why Do I Love You, I Want To Be Happy Dec, 1950 Decca F.9573 A MP3
FLAC
Lee Wiley-vcl with Stan Freeman; Cy Walter-P Tea For Two NY, Dec 7, 1951
Lee Wiley-vcl with Stan Freeman/Cy Walter-P
  MP3
Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Tea For Two San Francisco, Mar 25, 1952
Emmett Berry (tp) Lawrence Brown (tb) Johnny Hodges (as) Al Sears (ts) Leroy Lovett (p) Barney Richmond (b) Joe Marshall (d)
763-6 Clef 8991 MP3
FLAC
Charlie Kunz Medley: How 'dja Like To Love Me, With A Song In My Heart, I'll Walk Alone, Tea For Two Jul, 1952 Decca F.9950 A MP3
FLAC
Bill Coleman And His Swing Stars Tea For Two Paris, Live ''Salle Pleyel'', Oct 18, 1952
Bill Coleman (tp) Dicky Wells (tb) Guy Lafitte (cl,ts) Wray Downes (p) Buddy Banks (b) Zutty Singleton (d)
2343 Philips 72130H MP3
Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio Tea For Two NY, Nov 28, 1952
Lester Young (ts) Oscar Peterson (p) Barney Kessel (g) Ray Brown (b) J.C. Heard (d)
885-1 Verve 314-547087-2 MP3
Gerry Mulligan Quartet Tea For Two LA, , 1953
Chet Baker (tp), Gerry Mulligan (bar), Carson Smith (sb), Larry Bunker (dm)
Pacific Jazz CDP94407 MP3
Art Tatum Tea For Two LA, Dec 29, 1953
Art Tatum (p) solo
1473-1 Clef EP-C-360 MP3
Johnny Maddox And The Rhythmasters Tea For Two 1954 M-1037a Dot DEP-1016 MP3
Thelonious Monk Trio Tea For Two Hackensack, NJ, , 1956
Thelonious Monk (p) Oscar Pettiford (b) Art Blakey (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 3, 1956
Riverside RLP12-267 MP3
Lester Young Tea For Two Washington DC, , 1956
Lester Young (ts), Bill Potts (p), Norman Williams (sb), Jim Lucht (dm)
Private recording. “Olivia Davis’s Patio Lounge”
OJC CD782-2 MP3
Duke Ellington Tea For Two Newport, R.I., , 1956
Cat Anderson, Willie Cook (tp), Quentin Kackson, Britt Woodman, Joe Sanders (tb), Johnny Hodges (as), Russell Procope (cl, as), Paul Gonsalvez (ts), Harry Carney (cl, bcl, bar), Duke Ellington (p), Al Lucas (sb), Sam Woodyard (dm)
Newport Jazz Festival
Columbia C2K64932 MP3
Oscar Aleman - Tea For Two Buenos Aires, , 1957
Mario Felix-Cl, Carlin Traversa, Julio Grana, Raul Casanova-Vn, Alberto A Barbera-P, Oscar Aleman-Dir/G/Voc, Alberto Ramos-G, Aldo ''Nene'' Nicolini-B, Jose Ragusa-D
MfP (Arg) 4645 MP3
Gerry Mulligan & Paul Desmond Tea For Two Hollywood, , 1957
Paul Desmond (as), Gerry Mulligan (bar), Joe Benjamin (sb), Dave Bailey (dm)
21223 Verve 314-519850-2 MP3
Blossom Dearie Tea For Two NY, Sep 12-13, 1958
Blossom Dearie (vcl,p) acc by Mundell Lowe (g) Ray Brown (b) Ed Thigpen (d)
22455-2 Verve MGV2111 MP3
Lester Young Tea For Two Paris, , 1959
Lester Young (ts), René Urtreger (p), Jimmy Gourley (elg), Jamil Nasser (sb), Kenny Clarke (dm)
26586-1 Verve 314-547087-2 MP3
Xavier Cugat's Orchestra Tea For Two (Cha-Cha-Cha) 1961
(New York)
Mercury SR-60870 MP3

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