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August 20, 2017


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Jack Hylton And His Orchestra (Vocal Sam Browne) Button Up Your Overcoat 1929 Bb-16739-5 His Master's Voice B-5703 MP3
Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Not So Quiet Please 1944 V-Disc 220B MP3
Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra Ain't Misbehavin' 1947
Louis Armstrong (tp,vcl) Bobby Hackett (cnt) Jack Teagarden (tb) Peanuts Hucko (cl) Dick Cary (p) Bob Haggart (b) Sidney Catlett (d)
D8VC73 Fresh Sound 701 MP3
Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass El Garbanzo 1965
Copied from a vinyl 1965 pressing of the album ''Whipped Cream and Other Delights''.
A&M SP-4110 MP3
Gale Storm Tell Me Why 1956 Dot 15474 MP3
Lou Gold And His Orchestra That's How I Feel About You  Perfect 15092 MP3
Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Just As Though You Were Here (Vfs) 1942 075904-1 Victor 27903A MP3
Doc Severinsen (Trumpet Duets) & His Orchestra What's Up, Doc? 1965
Tony Mottola, Al Casamenti & Bucky Pizzarelli (guitars); Dick Hyman (organ); Bob Haggart (bass); Osie Johnson (drums); Bob Rosengarden (other percussion) All arrangements are by Doc Severinsen and Lew Davies
Copied from an original 1965 vinyl pressing of the album ''High, Wide & Wonderful''.
Al Jolson Used To You 1929 LAE448 Brunswick 4401 MP3
Gerry Mulligan Trio 's Wonderful 1952
Gerry Mulligan (bar), Red Mitchell (sb), Chico Hamilton (dm)
Rec. at Phil Turetsky's house, June 10th
Pacific Jazz CDP94407 MP3
The Original Dixie Land Jazz Band Clarinet Marmalade Blues 1918
Nick LaRocca, cornet, Larry Shields, clarinet, Eddie Edwards, trombone, Henry Ragas, piano, Tony Sbarbaro, drums
B-22066-2 Victor 18513 MP3
Benny Goodman And His Orchestra Scatter Brain 1939
Ziggy Elman, Jimmy Maxwell, Johnny Martell (tp) Red Ballard, Vernon Brown, Ted Vesely (tb) Benny Goodman (cl) Toots Mondello, Buff Estes (as) Jerry Jerome, Bus Bassey (ts) Fletcher Henderson (p,arr) Arnold Covey (g) Artie Bernstein (b) Nick Fatool (d) Louise Tobin (vcl) Eddie Sauter (arr)
25354-1 Columbia 37246 MP3
Blue Lu Barker And Fly Cats Midnight Blues 1939 66247 Decca 7683 MP3
Bunny Berigan And His Orchestra A Melody From The Sky 1936
Bunny Berigan (tp,vcl) Artie Shaw (cl) Forrest Crawford (ts) Joe Bushkin (p) Tommy Felline (g) Mort Stuhlmaker (b) Stan King (d) Chick Bullock (vcl)
19012-1 Vocalion 3224 MP3
Count Basie And His Orchestra Evenin' 1940 WC-3254-A OKeh 5732 MP3
Andy Kirk And His Twelve Clouds Of Joy In The Groove 1937 61951-A Decca 1261 MP3
Erroll Garner New York Concerto 1951 K9058 KING 4479 MP3
Pete Fountain & His Mardi Gras Strutters South Rampart Street Parade 1963
Pete Fountain (cl), Jackie Coon (tpt), Moe Schneider (tbn) with unidentified tuba, banjo, bass and four drummers
Copied from an original 1963 stereo vinyl pressing of the album ''South Rampart Street Parade''
CORAL CRL-757440 MP3
Edith Day Alice Blue Gown  Victor 45176 MP3
Richard M. Jones Jazz Wizards African Hunch 1927
Shirley Clay-C, William Franklin-Tb, Artie Starks-Cl/As, Richard M. Jones-P, Ikey Robinson-Bj/G, Charlie Turner-Bb, Wallace Bishop-D
40821-2 Victor 21345 MP3
Horace Silver Quintet Juicy Lucy 1959
Blue Mitchell (tp), Junior Cook (ts), Horace Silver (p), Gene Taylor (sb), Louis Hayes (dm)
Tk 39 Blue Note BLP 4008 MP3
Little Jack Little Sentimental Journey 1952
radio transcription Lang-Worth FP  MP3
Gene Kardos And His Orch Fate Introduced Me To You (V D R) 1932 71271-3 Victor 22918 MP3
Duke Ellington Father Norman O'connor Introduces Duke Ellington Orchestra 1956
Father Norman O’Connor (m.c.)
Newport Jazz Festival
Columbia C2K64932 MP3
Adrian Rollini And His Orchestra Singin' The Blues 1938
Johnny McGhee (tp) Paul Ricci (cl) Adrian Rollini (bassax) Al Duffy (vln) Jack Russin (p) Frank Victor (g) Harry Clark (b) Buddy Rich (d) Pat Hoke (vcl)
63139-A Decca 1973 MP3
Adelaide Hall All The Things You Are 1940
Adelaide Hall-Voc, w instrumental ensemble
DR 5045-1 Decca F7636 MP3
Arthur Fields And The Noodlers Emaline 1929
Mike Mosiello (tp) Eddie Grosso (cl,as) Philip d'Arcy (vln,hca) Fred Hall (p,cel) Al Russo (bj) Al Morse (tu) Joseph Mayo (d) Arthur Fields, Fred Hall (vcl)
3360-B Radiex 1712 MP3
David Rose And His Orchestra Lover 1944 V-Disc 334B2 MP3
The High Hatters Cheerful Little Earful 1930
dir. Leonard Joy, v. Johnny Marvin
63178 Victor 22566 MP3
Duke Ellington The Eighth Veil 1951
Cat Anderson, Nelson Williams, Harold "Shorty" Baker, Fats Ford (tp) Ray Nance (tp,vln,vcl) Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman, Juan Tizol (tb) Jimmy Hamilton (cl,ts) Russell Procope (as,cl) Willie Smith (as) Paul Gonsalves (ts) Harry Carney (bar,cl,b-cl) Duke Ellington (p) Wendell Marshall (b) Louie Bellson (d)
CO-45830-1 Columbia 39496 MP3

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