Various ‎– L'Histoire Du Jazz Vocal - The Story Of Vocal Jazz: Part 1 (1911 - 1940)

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Le Chant Du Monde ‎– 574 1301.10
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1-1 Sophie Tucker Some Of These Days 4:13
1-2 Fisk University Jubilee Quartet Roll Jordan Roll 2:41
1-3 Marion Harris After You've Gone 3:18
1-4 Mamie Smith Crazy Blues
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Ernest ElliotCornet – Johnny DunnPiano – Willie "The Lion" SmithTrombone – Dope Andrews*Violin – Leroy ParkerVocals – Mamie Smith
3:28
1-5 Bessie Smith Down Hearted Blues
Piano – Clarence WilliamsVocals – Bessie Smith
3:28
1-6 Ida Cox I've Got The Blues For Rampart Street
Clarinet – Jimmy O'BryantCornet – Tommy LadnierPiano – Love Austin*Vocals – Ida Cox
2:49
1-7 Bessie Smith Graveyard Dream Blues
Piano – Jimmy Jones (8)Vocals – Bessie Smith
2:46
1-8 Esther Bijeou West Indies Blues
Vocals – Esther Bijeou
2:47
1-9 Ida Cox Blues Ain't Nothin' Else But!
Piano – Love Austin*Vocals – Ida Cox
3:13
1-10 Bessie Smith Boweavil Blues
Piano – Irving JohnsVocals – Bessie Smith
2:54
1-11 Bessie Smith Weeping Willow Blues
Cornet – Joe Smith (3)Performer – Fletcher HendersonTrombone – Charlie GreenVocals – Bessie Smith
3:12
1-12 Alberta Hunter And The Red Onion Jazz Babies Nobody Knows The Way I Feel Dis Mornin'
Banjo – Buddy ChristianClarinet, Soprano Saxophone – Sidney BechetCornet – Louis ArmstrongPiano – Lil Hardin-ArmstrongTrombone – Charlie IrvisVocals – Alberta Hunter, Clarence Todd, The Red Onion Jazz Babies
2:50
1-13 Blind Lemon Jefferson Black Snake Moan
Guitar, Vocals – Blind Lemon Jefferson
2:55
1-14 Eva Taylor Cake Walking Babies From Home
Banjo – Buddy ChristianCornet – Louis ArmstrongPiano – Clarence WilliamsSoprano Saxophone – Sidney BechetTrombone – Charlie IrvisVocals – Eva Taylor
3:03
1-15 Ethel Waters Sweet Georgia Brown
Clarinet – Don RedmanCornet – Joe Smith (3)Piano – Fletcher Henderson, Pearl WrightVocals – Ethel Waters
3:10
1-16 Bessie Smith Soft Pedal Blues
Piano – Fletcher HendersonTrombone – Charlie GreenVocals – Bessie Smith
3:21
1-17 Bessie Smith Careless Love
Cornet – Louis ArmstrongPiano – Fred LongshawTrombone – Charlie GreenVocals – Bessie Smith
3:28
1-18 Ethel Waters Shake That Thing
Piano – Pearl WrightVocals – Ethel Waters
3:13
1-19 Blind Blake Too Tight Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Blind Blake
2:57
1-20 Paul Robeson Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
Piano, Arranged By – Lawrence BrownVocals – Paul Robeson
3:02
1-21 Fred Astaire & Adele Astaire Fascinating Rhythm
Piano – George GershwinVocals – Adele Astaire, Fred Astaire
2:24
1-22 Reverend J.M. Gates* Death's Black Train Is Comin'
Vocals – Reverend J.M. Gates*
3:03
1-23 Bessie Smith & Her Blue Boys* Young Woman Blues
Clarinet – Buster BaileyCornet – Joe Smith (3)Piano – Fred Henderson*Vocals – Bessie Smith
3:10
1-24 Bertha "Chippie" Hill Pratt City Blues
Cornet – Louis ArmstrongGuitar, Vocals – Lonnie Johnson (2)Piano – Richard M. JonesVocals – Bertha "Chippie" Hill
2:56
1-25 Lonnie Johnson (2) Mean Old Bedbug Blues 2:55
2-1 Blind Willie Johnson It's Nobody's Fault But Mine
Vocals – Blind Willie Johnson
3:11
2-2 Bessie Smith Untitled
Piano – James PJohnson*Vocals – Bessie Smith
3:20
2-3 Bessie Smith Alexander's Ragtime Band
Banjo – Charlie DixonClarinet – Coleman HawkinsCornet – Joe Smith (3)Piano – Fletcher HendersonTrombone – Jimmy HarrisonVocals – Bessie Smith
3:02
2-4 Blind Lemon Jefferson Match Box Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Blind Lemon Jefferson
3:02
2-5 Sippie Wallace Dead Drunk Blues
Clarinet – Artie StarksCornet – Louis ArmstrongPiano, Vocals – Sippie Wallace
3:01
2-6 Adelaide Hall The Blues I Love To Sing
Bass – Wellman BraudClarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Harry Carney, Otto HardwickClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Rudy JacksonDrums – Sonny GreerGuitar – Fred GuyPiano, Leader [Director] – Duke EllingtonTrombone – Joe NantonTrumpet – Bubber Miley, Louis MetcalfVocals – Adelaide Hall
3:13
2-7 Bessie Smith Dyin' By The Hour
Cornet – Tommy LadnierPiano – Fletcher HendersonTuba – June ColeVocals – Bessie Smith
3:01
2-8 Bessie Smith Foolish Man Blues
Cornet – Tommy LadnierPiano – Fletcher HendersonTuba – June ColeVocals – Bessie Smith
2:57
2-9 Victoria Spivey Dope Head Blues
Guitar – Lonnie Johnson (2)Piano – Porter GraingerVocals – Victoria Spivey
3:17
2-10 Helen Humes Cross Eyed Blues
Guitar – Walter Beasley (2)Vocals – Helen Humes
3:10
2-11 Marion Harris The Man I Love
Vocals – Marion Harris
3:23
2-12 Louis Armstrong Hotter Than Hot
Banjo – Johnny St. CyrClarinet – Johnny DoddsGuitar – Lonnie Johnson (2)Piano – Lil Hardin-ArmstrongTrombone – Kid OryVocals, Cornet – Louis Armstrong
3:05
2-13 Hattie McDaniels* I Thought I'd Do It
Piano – Tiny Parnham*Vocals – Hattie McDaniels*
2:58
2-14 Jimmie Rodgers Waiting For A Train
Vocals – Jimmie Rodgers
2:47
2-15 Mississippi John Hurt Ain't No Tellin'
Guitar, Vocals – Mississippi John Hurt
2:57
2-16 Reverend Johnny Blake* And The Sanctified Singers Warming By The Devil's Fire
Vocals – Reverend Johnny Blake*, The Sanctified Singers
3:28
2-17 Blind Willie Davis Oh When The Saints Go Marching In
Vocals – Blind Willie Davis
1:57
2-18 Memphis Jug Band Peaches In The Springtime
Banjo, Mandolin, Vocals – Vol StevensGuitar, Vocals – Will Weldon*Kazoo, Vocals – Ben RameyVocals, Harmonica – Will ShadeVocals, Jug – Charlie Polk
3:15
2-19 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues 2
Piano – Porter GraingerTrombone – Charlie GreenVocals – Bessie Smith
3:23
2-20 Rube Lacy Mississippi Jail House Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Rube Lacy
3:24
2-21 Henry Williams Georgia Crawl
Fiddle, Vocals – Eddie AnthonyGuitar, Vocals – Henry Williams
3:23
2-22 Ma Rainey And Her Tubjug Washboard Band Prove It On Me Blues
Banjo – Martell PettifordKazoo, Washboard – Herman BrownVocals – Ma Rainey
2:43
2-23 Arizona Dranes God's Got A Dream
Vocals – Arizona Dranes
3:00
2-24 Ivy Smith State Street Secret
Piano – Cow Cow DavenportVocals – Ivy Smith
3:04
2-25 Ethel Waters Guess Who's In Town
Piano – James PJohnson*Vocals – Ethel Waters
2:50
3-1 Walter "Furry" Lewis* Kassie Jones
Guitar, Vocals – Walter "Furry" Lewis*
3:08
3-2 Bertha "Chippie" Hill Some Cold Rainy Day
Guitar – Tampa RedPiano – Georgia Tom Dorsey*Vocals – Bertha "Chippie" Hill
3:15
3-3 Noah Lewis Viola Lee Blues
Vocals, Harmonica – Noah Lewis
3:09
3-4 Texas Alexander No More Woman Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Texas Alexander
3:03
3-5 Ozie Ware & Irving Mills Diga Diga Doo
Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Otto HardwickBanjo – Fred GuyBass – Wellman BraudClarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Harry Carney, Johnny HodgesClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Barney BigardDrums – Sonny GreerPiano, Leader – Duke EllingtonTrombone – Joe NantonTrumpet – Arthur Whetsol, Bubber Miley, Freddy JenkinsVocals – Irving Mills, Ozie Ware
2:56
3-6 Louis Armstrong Basin' Street Blues
Banjo – Mancy CarrClarinet – Jimmy StrongDrums – Zutty SingletonPiano – Earl HinesTrombone – Fred RobinsonTrumpet, Vocals – Louis Armstrong
3:20
3-7 Charley Patton Screamin' And Hollerin' The Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Charley Patton
3:05
3-8 Memphis Minnie Bumble Bee
Guitar, Vocals – Memphis Minnie
2:49
3-9 Blind Blake Georgia Bound
Guitar, Vocals – Blind Blake
3:23
3-10 Sonny Greer Sloppy Joe
Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Otto HardwickAlto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Johnny HodgesBanjo – Fred GuyBass – Wellman BraudClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Barney BigardClarinet, Baritone Saxophone – Harry CarneyDrums, Vocals – Sonny GreerPiano, Leader [Director] – Duke EllingtonTrombone – Joe NantonTrumpet – Arthur Whetsol, Cootie Williams, Freddy Jenkins
3:17
3-11 Jabbo Smith Decatur Street Tutti
Banjo – Ikey RobinsonClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Omer SimeonPiano – Earl FrazierTuba – Wellman BraudVocals, Cornet – Jabbo Smith
2:46
3-12 McKinney's Cotton Pickers Beadle-Um-Bum
Banjo, Vocals – Dave WilbornClarinet, Alto Saxophone, Vocals, Leader – Don RedmanClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Prince RobinsonClarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Vocals – George ThomasDrums – Claude Austin*Piano – Todd RhodesTrombone, Vocals – Claude JonesTrumpet – John Nesbit*, Langston CurlTuba – Ralph Escudero
3:21
3-13 Blind Lemon Jefferson Mosquito Man
Guitar, Vocals – Blind Lemon Jefferson
3:02
3-14 Bessie Smith Nobody Knows When You're Down And Out
Alto Saxophone – Garvin BushellCornet – Ed AllenPiano – Clarence WilliamsTenor Saxophone – Greely WaltonTuba – Cyrus St. ClairVocals – Bessie Smith
3:00
3-15 Louis Armstrong Black And Blue
Alto Saxophone – Bert Curry, Crawford WethingtonBanjo – Mancy CarrDrums – Zutty SingletonPiano, Celesta – Gene Anderson (2)Tenor Saxophone – Jimmy StrongTrombone – Fred RobinsonTrumpet – Homer HobsonTrumpet, Vocals – Louis ArmstrongTuba – Pete Briggs
3:10
3-16 T-Bone Walker Wichita Falls Blues
Guitar, Vocals – T-Bone Walker
3:12
3-17 Noble Sissle Camp Meeting Day
Banjo – Warren Harris (2)Bass – John RicksDrums – Jesse BaltimorePiano – Lloyd PinckneyTrombone – James ReevyTrumpet – Demas Dean, Pike DavisTuba – Henry EdwardsViolin – Juice Wilson, William RosemandVocals, Leader [Director] – Noble SissleWind [Vents] – Buster Bailey, Ralph Duquesne, Ramon Usera, Rudy Jackson
3:01
3-18 Edith Johnson Nickle's Worth Of Liver Blues
Cornet – Baby JayPiano, Vocals – Edith JohnsonTrombone – Ike Rodgers
2:49
3-19 Bessie Smith Blue Spirit Blues
Piano – James P. Johnson*Vocals – Bessie Smith
2:56
3-20 Georgia Tom Dorsey* Come On Mama
Guitar, Vocals – Tampa RedPiano, Vocals – Georgia Tom Dorsey*
2:51
3-21 Bing Crosby After You've Gone
Arranged By – William Grant StillBanjo – Mike PingitoreBass – Mike TrafficanteCelesta – Lennie HaytonCornet – Andy SecrestDrums – George Marsh (2)Guitar – Eddie LangLeader – Paul WhitemanPiano – Roy BargySaxophone [C Melody] – Frankie TrumbauerTrombone – Bill Rank, Boyce Cullen, Jack Fulton, Wilbur HallTrumpet – Charlie Margoulis*, Harry GoldfieldTuba – Min LeibrookViolin – Joe Venuti, Kurt Dieterle, Matty Malneck, Otto LandauVocals – Bing CrosbyWind [Vents] – Bernie Daly, Charles Strickfaden, Chester Hazlett, Izzy Friedman, Red Mayer
3:04
3-22 Blind Willie McTell Travelin' Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Blind Willie McTell
3:21
3-23 Louis Armstrong St. Louis Blues
Bass – Pops FosterClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Albert Nicholas, Charles Holmes*Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Teddy HillDrums – Paul BarbarinPiano – Luis RussellTrombone – J.C. HigginbothamTrumpet – Henry "Red" Allen, Otis JohnsonTrumpet, Vocals – Louis ArmstrongVocals – Hoagy Carmichael
3:04
3-24 Sleepy John Estes Milk Cow Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Sleepy John EstesMandolin – Yank Rachell
3:04
3-25 Dunham Jubilee Singers I Dreamed Of The Judgement Morning
Vocals – Dunham Jubilee Singers
2:42
4-1 Fred Astaire Puttin' On The Ritz
Bass – Spike HughesClarinet – Van PhillipsGuitar – Len FillisPiano – Sid BrightTrombone – Ted HeathTrumpet – Max GoldbergVocals, Tap Dance – Fred Astaire
2:34
4-2 Bessie Smith On Revival Day
Piano – James P.Johnson*Vocals – Bessie Smith, The Bessemer Singers
2:58
4-3 George Thomas With McKinney's Cotton Pickers Baby Won't You Please Come Home
Banjo – Dave WilbornClarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Leader, Arranged By – Don RedmanDrums – Cuba AustinPiano – Todd RhodesTenor Saxophone – Prince RobinsonTrombone – Ed CuffeeTrumpet – Buddy Lee, Joe Smith (3), Langston CurlTuba – Ralph EscuderoVocals – George Thomas
3:14
4-4 Hall Johnson Good News
Vocals – Hall Johnson, Hall Johnson Choir
1:17
4-5 Ethel Waters I Got Rhythm
Clarinet – Jimmy DorseyTrombone – Tommy DorseyTrumpet – Manny KleinViolin – Ben SelvinVocals – Ethel Waters
3:09
4-6 Bumble Bee Slim No Woman No Nickel
Guitar, Vocals – Bumble Bee Slim
3:31
4-7 Louis Armstrong And His Sebastian New Cotton Orchestra Shine
Alto Saxophone – Marvin JohnsonAlto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Les HiteBanjo, Guitar – Bill Perkins (2)Bass – Joe BaileyClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Charlie Jones (2)Piano – Henry PrinceTrombone – Lutter Graven*Trumpet – Harold Scott, McLure "Red Mac" MorrisTrumpet, Vocals – Louis ArmstrongVibraphone, Drums – Lionel Hampton
3:27
4-8 Bessie Smith Shipwreck Blues
Drums – Floyd CaseyPiano – Clarence WilliamsTrombone – Charlie GreenTrumpet – Louis BaconVocals – Bessie Smith
3:24
4-9 George Morton And Mill's Blue Rhythm Band* Heebie Jeebies
Banjo – Benny JamesBass – Hayes AlvisClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Ted McCordClarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Crawford WethingtonClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Castor McCordDrums – Willy Lynch*Piano – Edgar HayesTrombone – Harry White, Henry HicksTrumpet – Ed Anderson, Shelton Hemphill, Wardell JonesVocals – George Morton
3:13
4-10 The Boswell Sisters It's The Girl
Bass – Joe TartoClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Jimmy DorseyDrums – Stan KingGuitar – Eddie LangPiano – Arthur SchuttTrombone – Tommy DorseyTrumpet – Manny KleinViolin – Joe VenutiVocals – Helvetia Boswell, Martha Boswell
3:12
4-11 Rosa Henderson Can't Be Bothered With No Sheik
Piano – James PJohnson*Vocals – Rosa Henderson
3:20
4-12 Louis Armstrong Stardust
Alto Saxophone – George James (2), Lester BooneBanjo – Mike McKendrickBass – John LindsayDrums – Tubby HallPiano – Charlie AlexanderTenor Saxophone – Albert Washington (2)Trombone – Preston JacksonTrumpet – Zilner RandolphTrumpet, Vocals, Leader – Louis Armstrong
3:36
4-13 Bessie Smith Need A Little Sugar In My Bowl
Piano – Clarence Williams, Fred LongshawVocals – Bessie Smith
2:50
4-14 Mildred Bailey Georgia On My Mind
Bass – Pierre OlkerClarinet – Ray McDermottGuitar – Fritz CicconePiano – Roy BargyTrumpet – Nat NatoliViolin – Matty MalneckVocals – Mildred Bailey
3:30
4-15 Big Bill Broonzy Too-Too Train
Guitar, Vocals – Big Bill Broonzy
2:54
4-16 Leroy Carr How Long Has That Evening Train Been Gone
Guitar – Scrapper BlackwellPiano, Vocals – Leroy Carr
2:54
4-17 Ivie Anderson It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Johnny HodgesBass – John KirbyClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Barney BigardClarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Harry CarneyDrums – Sonny GreerGuitar – Fred GuyPiano, Leader – Duke EllingtonTrombone – Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol, Lawrence BrownTrumpet – Arthur Whetsol, Cootie Williams, Freddy JenkinsVocals – Ivie Anderson
3:12
4-18 Harlan Lattimore I Wanna Count Sheep
Alto Saxophone – Edgar SampsonBass – John KirbyClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Russell ProcopeDrums – Walter JohnsonGuitar – Clarence HolidayPiano, Leader – Fletcher HendersonTenor Saxophone – Coleman HawkinsTrombone – J.C. Higginbotham, Sandy WilliamsTrumpet – Bobby Stark, Rex Stewart, Russell SmithVocals – Harlan Lattimore
3:04
4-19 Bing Crosby Some Of These Days
Guitar – Eddie LangPiano, Leader – Lennie HaytonSaxophone [C Melody] – Frankie TrumbauerTrombone – Bill RankTrumpet – Nat NatoliVocals – Bing Crosby
2:36
4-20 Josh White Little Brother Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Josh White
3:02
4-21 Mildred Bailey And Matty Malneck Orchestra Rockin' Chair
Marimba – Red NorvoViolin, Leader – Matty MalneckVocals – Mildred Bailey
3:03
4-22 Irene Taylor Willow Weep For Me
Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Charles StrickfadenAlto Saxophone, Saxophone [C Melody], Bassoon – Frankie TrumbauerBanjo – Mike PingitoreBass – Art MillerClarinet – Andy SecrestClarinet, Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet – Chester HazlettClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – John CordaroDrums – Herb QuigleyLeader – Paul WhitemanPiano – Roy BargyTrombone – Bill Rank, Hal Matthews, Jack FultonTrumpet – Harry Goldfield, Nat NatoliViolin – John Bowman, Kurt Dieterle, Mat Malneck*, Misha Russell*Vocals – Irene Taylor
3:28
4-23 Bing Crosby And The Mills Brothers My Honey's Lovin' Arms
Bass – Artie BernsteinClarinet – Benny GoodmanDrums – Stan KingGuitar – Eddie LangPiano – Fulton McGrathTrombone – Tommy DorseyTrumpet – Bunny BeriganViolin – Harry HoffmanVocals – Bing Crosby, The Mills Brothers
3:01
4-24 Lee Wiley And The Dorsey's Brothers Orchestra* I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
Bass – Artie BernsteinClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Jimmy DorseyDrums – Stan KingGuitar – Dick McDonoughPiano – Fulton McGrathTrombone, Leader – Tommy DorseyTrumpet – Bunny BeriganVocals – Lee Wiley
2:46
4-25 Ethel Waters And The Dorsey's Brothers Orchestra* Stormy Weather
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy DorseyBass – Artie BernsteinClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Larry BinyonGuitar – Dick McDonoughPiano – Fulton McGrathTrombone – Tommy DorseyTrumpet – Bunny Berigan, Sterling BoseViolin – Harry Hoffmann, Joe Venuti, Lou Kosloff, Walter Edenstein*
3:05
5-1 Connie Boswell And The Dorsey's Brothers Orchestra* The River's Taking Care Of Me
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy DorseyBass – Artie BernsteinDrums – Stan KingGuitar – Dick McDonoughPiano – Martha BoswellTenor Saxophone – Larry BinyonTrombone, Leader – Tommy DorseyTrumpet – Manny KleinVocals – Connie Boswell
3:01
5-2 Henry "Red" Allen Nagasaki
Alto Saxophone – Hilton JeffersonBass – John KirbyClarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Russell ProcopeDrums – Walter JohnsonGuitar – Bernard AddisonLeader – Fletcher HendersonPiano, Arranged By – Horace HendersonTenor Saxophone – Coleman HawkinsTrombone – Claude Jones, Dickie WellsTrumpet – Bobby Stark, Russell SmithTrumpet, Vocals – Henry "Red" Allen
3:29
5-3 Louis Bacon Rude Interlude
Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Otto HardwickBass – Wellman BraudClarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Harry CarneyClarinet, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Johnny HodgesClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Barney BigardDrums – Sonny GreerGuitar – Fred GuyPiano, Leader – Duke EllingtonTrombone – Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol, Lawrence BrownTrumpet – Arthur Whetsol, Freddy JenkinsTrumpet, Vocals – Louis Bacon
3:13
5-4 Jack Teagarden I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
Bass – Artie BernsteinClarinet, Leader – Benny GoodmanDrums – Gene KrupaGuitar – Dick McDonoughPiano – Joe SullivanTenor Saxophone – Art KarleTrombone, Vocals – Jack TeagardenTrumpet – Charlie Teagarden, Manny Klein
3:08
5-5 Cab Calloway Zah Zuh Zah
Bass – Al MorganBass Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Andrew Brown (5)Clarinet, Alto Saxophone – Arville HarrisClarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Eddie BarefieldClarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Flute – Walter ThomasDrums – Leroy MaxeyGuitar – Morris WhitePiano – Bennie PayneTrombone – DePriest Wheeler, Harry WhiteTrumpet – Doc Cheatham, Edwin Swayzee, Lammar WrightVocals, Leader – Cab Calloway
3:27
5-6 Jack Teagarden Love Me
Bass – Artie BernsteinClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Jimmy DorseyDrums – Larry GomarGuitar – Perry BotkinLeader, Arranged By – Victor YoungPiano – Joe MerescoTrombone, Vocals – Jack TeagardenTrumpet – Frank Guarente, Sterling BoseViolin – Walter Edenstein*Wind [Vents] – Chester Hazlett, Mutt Hayes
3:05
5-7 The Spirits Of Rhythm Rhythm
Vocals – Douglas Daniels, Leo Watson, Wilbur DanielsVocals, Drums – Virgil ScrogginsVocals, Guitar – Teddy Bunn
2:31
5-8 Bessie Smith Take Me For A Buggy Ride
Bass – Billy Taylor*Guitar – Bobby JohnsonPiano, Leader – Buck WashingtonTenor Saxophone – Leon "Chu" BerryTrombone – Jack TeagardenTrumpet – Frank NewtonVocals – Bessie Smith
2:38
5-9 Tampa Red King Fish Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Tampa Red
3:12
5-10 Kokomo Arnold Old Original Kokomo Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Kokomo Arnold
2:55
5-11 Charley Patton Stone Pony Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Charley Patton
2:49
5-12 Mitchell's Christian Singers Them Bones 3:02
5-13 Ivie Anderson Troubled Waters
Alto Saxophone – Johnny Hodges, Otto HardwickBaritone Saxophone – Harry CarneyBass – Wellman BraudClarinet – Barney BigardDrums – Sonny GreerGuitar – Fred GuyPiano, Leader – Duke EllingtonTrombone – Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol, Lawrence BrownTrumpet – Arthur Whetsol, Cootie Williams, Freddy JenkinsVocals – Ivie Anderson
3:32
5-14 Red McKenzie With The Spirits Of Rhythm As Long As I Live
Vocals – Douglas Daniels, Leo Watson, Red McKenzieVocals, Bass – Wilson Meyers*Vocals, Drums – Virgil ScrogginsVocals, Guitar – Teddy Bunn
3:14
5-15 The Spirits Of Rhythm Dr. Wattson And Mr. Holmes
Vocals – Douglas Daniels, Leo Watson, Wilbour DanielsVocals, Bass – Wilson Meyers*Vocals, Drums – Virgil ScrogginsVocals, Guitar – Teddy Bunn
2:45
5-16 Leroy Carr Blues Before Sunrise
Guitar – Scrapper BlackwellPiano, Vocals – Leroy Carr
3:34
5-17 Charlie McCoy (2) Baltimore Blues
Guitar – Joe McCoyPiano, Vocals – Charlie McCoy (2)
2:51
5-18 Billie Holiday Symphony In Black
Alto Saxophone – Johnny Hodges, Otto HardwickBaritone Saxophone – Harry CarneyBass – Wellman BraudClarinet – Barney BigardDrums – Sonny GreerGuitar – Fred GuyPiano, Leader – Duke EllingtonTrombone – Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol, Lawrence BrownTrumpet – Arthur Whetsol, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins*Vocals – Billie Holiday
1:57
5-19 The Carter Family Wildwood Flower 3:18
5-20 Memphis Minnie Dirty Mother For You
Guitar, Vocals – Memphis Minnie
2:49
5-21 Leadbelly Midnight Special
Guitar, Vocals – Huddie Leadbetter*
2:09
5-22 Leadbelly See See Rider
Mandolin, Vocals – Huddie Leadbetter*
2:58
5-23 Heavenly Gospel Singers Lead Me To The Rock 2:50
6-1 Dixie Rhythm The Four Blackbirds
Vocals – David Patillo, Geraldine Harris, Leroy Hurte, Richard Davis (15)
2:35
6-2 Valaida Snow I Can't Dance, I've Got Ants In My Pants
Alto Saxophone – Harry HayesBass – Sam MolyneuxDrums – George ElrickGuitar – Alan FergusonPiano, Leader – Billy MasonTenor Saxophone – Buddy FeatherStonaughTrumpet – Duncan Whyte*Trumpet, Vocals – Valaida Snow
2:44
6-3 Cab Calloway I Ain't Got Nobody
Bass – Al MorganBass Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Andrew Brown (5)Drums – Leroy MaxeyGuitar – Morris WhiteTrombone – Claude Jones, DePriest Wheeler, Keg JohnsonTrumpet – Doc Cheatham, Irving Randolph, Lammar WrightVocals, Leader – Cab Calloway
3:04
6-4 Sleepy John Estes Down South Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Sleepy John EstesHarmonica – Hammie Nixon
3:09
6-5 Georgia White Honey Dripper Blues
Piano, Vocals – Georgia White
3:09
6-6 Billie Holiday I'm Painting The Town Red
Alto Saxophone – Hilton JeffersonBass – John KirbyClarinet – Cecil ScottDrums – Cozy ColeGuitar – Lawrence LuciePiano, Leader, Arranged By – Teddy WilsonTenor Saxophone – Ben WebsterTrumpet – Roy EldridgeVocals – Billie Holiday
3:00
6-7 Frances Langford And The Mahlon Merrick Orchestra I Feel A Song Comin' On 3:03
6-8 Walter Davis Ashes In My Whisky
Guitar – Henry TownsendGuitar, Vocals – Walter Davis
2:36
6-9 Fats Waller Truckin'
Bass – Cedric WallaceDrums – Slick JonesGuitar – John Smith (6)Piano, Vocals – Fats WallerTenor Saxophone – Gene SedricTrumpet – John Hamilton (6)
3:21
6-10 Blind Boy Fuller My Brown Skin Sugar Plum
Guitar, Vocals – Blind Boy Fuller
3:02
6-11 Louis Armstrong I'm In The Mood For Love
Alto Saxophone – Charlie Holmes, Henry JonesBass – Pops FosterClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Bingie MadisonDrums – Paul BarbarinGuitar – Lee BlairPiano – Luis RussellTenor Saxophone – Greely WaltonTrombone – Harry White, Jim Archey*Trumpet – Gus Aiken, Leonard Davis, Louis BaconTrumpet, Vocals – Louis Armstrong
3:11
6-12 Robert Johnson Cross Road Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Robert Johnson
2:41
6-13 Robert Johnson Ramblin' On My Mind
Guitar, Vocals – Robert Johnson
2:53
6-14 Memphis Minnie Hoodoo Lady
Guitar, Vocals – Memphis Minnie
3:06
6-15 Lil Johnson That Bonus That Done Gone Thru
Piano – Black BobVocals – Lil Johnson
3:03
6-16 Bill Casey* W.P.A. Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Bill Casey*Piano – Black Bob
3:18
6-17 Ella Fitzgerald All My Life
Bass – Lennie Stanfield*Clarinet, Alto Saxophone – Jerry BlakeDrums – Cozy ColeGuitar – John Truehart*Piano, Leader – Teddy WilsonTenor Saxophone – Teddy McRaeTrombone – Benny MortonTrumpet – Frankie Newton*Vocals – Ella Fitzgerald
3:15
6-18 Kid Prince Moore South Bound Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Kid Prince Moore
3:04
6-19 Billie Holiday These Foolish Things
Alto Saxophone – Johnny HodgesBaritone Saxophone – Harry CarneyBass – John KirbyDrums – Cozy ColeGuitar – Lawrence LuciePiano, Leader – Teddy WilsonTrumpet – Jonah JonesVocals – Billie Holiday
3:20
6-20 Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra Billie's Blues
Bass – Pete PetersonClarinet – Artie ShawDrums – Cozy ColeGuitar – Dick McDonoughPiano – Joe BushkinTrumpet – Bunny BeriganVocals – Billie Holiday
2:41
6-21 Ella Fitzgerald Mr Paganini You'll Have To Swing It
Alto Saxophone – Louis JordanBanjo, Guitar – John Truehart*Bass – Beverly PeerClarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Pete Clark (2)Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Teddy McRaeDrums, Leader – Chick WebbPiano – Tommy FulfordTenor Saxophone, Flute, Arranged By – Wayman CarverTrombone – Nat Story, Sandy WilliamsTrumpet – Bobby Stark, Mario Bauza*, Taft JordanVocals – Ella Fitzgerald
2:56
6-22 Midge Williams Where The Lazy River Goes By
Bass – John KirbyClarinet – Vido MussoDrums – Cozy ColeGuitar – Allan ReussPiano, Leader – Teddy WilsonTenor Saxophone – Ben WebsterTrumpet – Irving RandolphVocals – Midge Williams
2:53
6-23 Lonnie Johnson (2) Flood Water
Guitar, Vocals – Lonnie Johnson (2)
2:45
6-24 Washboard Sam The Big Boat
Washboard, Vocals – Washboard Sam
3:04
6-25 The Golden Gate Quartet Golden Gate Gospel Train 2:36
7-1 Norfolk Jubilee Quartet Didn't It Rain 3:17
7-2 Mildred Bailey Smoke Dreams
Alto Saxophone – Frank SimeoneBass – Pete PetersonClarinet – Hank D'AmicoDrums – Maurice PurtillGuitar – Dave BarbourPiano – Joe LissTenor Saxophone – Herbie HaymerTrombone – Al MastrenTrumpet – Bill Hyland, Stew Platcher*Trumpet, Arranged By – Eddie SauterVocals – Mildred BaileyXylophone, Leader – Red Norvo
3:07
7-3 Gladys Palmer Where The Lazy River Goes By
Alto Saxophone – Joe Eldridge, George "Scoops" Carry*Bass – Charles "Truck" Parnham*Drums – Zutty SingletonGuitar – John Collins (2)Piano – Teddy ColeTenor Saxophone – Dave Young*Trumpet – Roy EldridgeVocals – Gladys Palmer
2:35
7-4 Duke Ellington I've Got To Be A Rug Cutter
Piano, Vocals – Duke Ellington
2:02
7-5 Ivie Anderson & Rex Stewart I've Got To Be A Rug Cutter
Bass, Vocals – Hayes AlvisClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Johnny Hodges, Otto HardwickClarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Vocals – Harry CarneyClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Barney BigardDrums – Sonny GreerGuitar – Fred GuyPiano, Leader – Duke EllingtonTrombone – Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol, Lawrence BrownTrumpet – Cootie Williams, Wallace JonesVocals – Ivie AndersonVocals, Clarinet – Rex Stewart
2:36
7-6 Blind Boy Fuller Pistol Slapper Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Blind Boy FullerHarmonica – Sonny Terry
2:43
7-7 Ella Fitzgerald You Showed Me The Way
Alto Saxophone – Louis Jordan, Pete Clark (2)Bass – Beverly PeerDrums, Leader – Chick WebbGuitar – John Truehart*Piano – Tommy FulfordTenor Saxophone – Teddy McRae, Wayman CarverTrombone – Nat Story, Sandy WilliamsTrumpet – Bobby Stark, Mario Bauza*, Taft JordanVocals – Ella Fitzgerald
3:22
7-8 The Mills Brothers & Louis Armstrong Darling Nelly Gray
Guitar – John MillsVocals – Donald Mills, Harry Mills, Herbert MillsVocals, Trumpet – Louis Armstrong
2:45
7-9 Merline Johnson Make Me A Pallet On The Floor
Guitar – Willie B. JamesPiano – Eddie Miller (5)Vocals – Merline Johnson
2:54
7-10 Billie Holiday Mean To Me
Alto Saxophone – Johnny HodgesBass – Artie BernsteinClarinet – Buster BaileyDrums – Cozy ColeGuitar – Allan ReussPiano, Leader – Teddy WilsonTenor Saxophone – Lester YoungTrumpet – Buck ClaytonVocals – Billie Holiday
3:09
7-11 Bukka White Shake'em On Down
Guitar, Vocals – Bukka White
3:00
7-12 Mahalia Jackson Keep Me Every Day
Organ – Estelle AllenVocals – Mahalia Jackson
2:47
7-13 Jimmy Rushing Good Morning Blues
Alto Saxophone – Caughey RobertsBaritone Saxophone – Jack WashingtonBass – Walter PageDrums – Jo JonesGuitar – Claude WilliamsPiano, Leader – Count BasieTenor Saxophone – Herschel Evans, Lester YoungTrombone – Benny Morton, Dan MinorTrumpet – Buck Clayton, Carl Smith, Joe KeyesVocals – Jimmy Rushing
3:07
7-14 Edythe Wright & Tommy Dorsey And His Clambake Seven Nice Work If You Can Get It
Bass – Gene TraxlerClarinet – Johnny MinceDrums – Dave ToughGuitar – Carmen MastrenPiano – Howard Smith (4)Tenor Saxophone – Bud FreemanTrombone, Leader – Tommy DorseyTrumpet – Pee Wee ErwinVocals – Edythe Wright
2:33
7-15 Maxine Sullivan The Folks Who Live On The Hill
Alto Saxophone – Pete Brown (2)Bass – John KirbyClarinet – Buster BaileyDrums – O'Neil SpencerPiano, Leader – Claude ThornhillTrumpet – Charlie ShaversVocals – Maxine Sullivan
3:05
7-16 Billie Holiday My Man
Bass – Walter PageClarinet – Prince RobinsonDrums – Cozy ColeGuitar – Allan ReussPiano, Leader – Teddy WilsonTenor Saxophone – Vido MussoTrumpet – Buck ClaytonVocals – Billie Holiday
3:04
7-17 Ella Fitzgerald I Want To Be Happy
Alto Saxophone – Louis JordanArranged By – Turk Van LakeBass – Beverly PeerClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Chauncey HaughtonDrums, Leader – Chick WebbGuitar – Bobby JohnsonPiano – Tommy FulfordTenor Saxophone – Teddy McRaeTenor Saxophone, Flute – Wayman CarverTrombone – Nat Story, Sandy WilliamsTrumpet – Bobby Stark, Mario Bauza*, Taft JordanVocals – Ella Fitzgerald
4:32
7-18 The Andrews Sisters Bei Mir Biste Schön
Bass – Haig StephensClarinet – Don WattDrums – Stan KingGuitar – Dave BarbourPiano – Frank FroebaTrombone – Al PhilburnTrumpet – Bobby HackettTrumpet, Leader – Vic SchoenVocals – LaVerne Andrews, Maxene Andrews, Patty Andrews
3:10
7-19 The Mills Brothers Tiger Rag
Baritone Vocals, Piano – Harry MillsBass Vocals, Guitar – John Mills Jr.Tenor Vocals – Donald Mills, Herbert Mills
1:50
7-20 Peetie Wheatstraw What More Can A Man Do?
Guitar – Lonnie Johnson (2)Vocals – Peetie Wheatstraw
3:05
7-21 The Golden Gate Quartet Sweet Adeline 2:25
7-22 Billie Holiday Now They Call It Swing
Bass – Walter PageDrums – Jo JonesPiano, Leader – Teddy WilsonTenor Saxophone – Lester YoungTrombone – Benny MortonTrumpet – Buck ClaytonVocals – Billie Holiday
3:07
7-23 Jimmy Rushing Sent For You Yesterday
Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Jack WashingtonBass – Walter PageDrums – Jo JonesGuitar – Freddie GreenPiano, Leader – Count BasieTenor Saxophone – Herschel Evans, Lester YoungTrombone – Benny Morton, Dan Minor, Eddie DurhamTrumpet – Buck Clayton, Ed Lewis, Harry EdisonVocals – Jimmy Rushing
2:59
7-24 Jazz Gillum Mule Blues
Harmonica, Vocals – Jazz Gillum
3:16
7-25 Slim & Slam Chinatown My Chinatown
Bass, Vocals – Slam StewartDrums – Guts DobsonGuitar, Vocals – Slim GaillardPiano – Sam Allen
2:42
7-26 Rosetta Howard & The Harlem Hamfats How Long Baby Will You Keep Me This Way
Bass – John LindsayClarinet – Buster BaileyDrums – Fred FlynnGuitar – Charlie McCoy (2), Joe McCoyPiano – Horace Malcom*Trumpet – Herb MorandVocals – Rosetta Howard
2:23
8-1 Billie Holiday You Go To My Head
Bass – John KirbyClarinet – Buster BaileyDrums – Cozy ColePiano – Claude ThornhillTenor Saxophone – Babe RussinTrumpet – Bernard AndersonVocals – Billie Holiday
2:53
8-2 Sonny Boy Williamson Goodbye Red
Harmonica, Vocals – Sonny Boy Williamson
3:13
8-3 Louis Armstrong Shadrack
Vocals – Louis Armstrong
2:34
8-4 Louis Armstrong Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
Vocals – Louis Armstrong
3:10
8-5 Tiny Mayberry Mailman Blues
Clarinet – Buster BaileyDrums – Sidney CatlettPiano – Lil Hardin-ArmstrongTrumpet – Charlie ShaversVocals – Tiny Mayberry
3:07
8-6 Nan Wynn Laugh And Call It Love
Alto Saxophone – Benny CarterBass – John KirbyDrums – Cozy ColePiano, Leader – Teddy WilsonTenor Saxophone – Ben WebsterTrumpet – Jonah JonesVocals – Nan Wynn
2:57
8-7 Yank Rachell When You Feel Down
Mandolin – Yank Rachell
3:18
8-8 Bea Wain At Long Last Love
Bass – Walter HardmanClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Leo White, Skeets HerfurtClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – George Dessinger, Tony ZimmersDrums – Henry AdlerGuitar – Jack ChesleighLeader, Arranged By – Larry ClintonPiano – Sam MineoTrombone – Jack Bigelow, Joe OrtolanoTrumpet – James Sexton, Ricky Traettino, Walter SmithVocals – Bea Wain
2:55
8-9 Fats Waller Two Sleepy People
Bass – Cedric WallaceDrums – Slick JonesGuitar – Al CaseyPiano, Vocals – Fats WallerTenor Saxophone – Gene SedricTrumpet – Herman Autrey
3:07
8-10 Georgia White The Blues Ain't Nothin' But...
Bass – John LindsayGuitar – Ikey RobinsonVocals – Georgia White
2:42
8-11 Marian Anderson Deep River
Arranged By – H. T. Burleigh*Piano – Kosti VehanenVocals – Marian Anderson
3:14
8-12 Marian Anderson Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
Arranged By – H. T. Burleigh*Piano – Kosti VehanenVocals – Marian Anderson
3:21
8-13 Big Joe Turner Roll 'Em Pete
Piano – Pete JohnsonVocals – Big Joe Turner
2:52
8-14 Leadbelly Bourgeois Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Leadbelly
5:36
8-15 Selah Jubilee Singers I Want Jesus To Walk Around My Bedside 3:21
8-16 Trummy Young 'Tain't What You Do
Alto Saxophone – Dan Grissom, Teddy Buckner (2), Willie Smith (2)Baritone Saxophone – Earl CarruthersBass – Moses AllenDrums – Jimmy CrawfordGuitar – Al NorrisLeader – Jimmy Lunceford*Piano – Edwin WilcoxTenor Saxophone – Joe Thomas (3)Trombone – Elmer Crumbley, Russell BowlesTrombone, Vocals – Trummy YoungTrumpet – Eddie Tompkins, Paul WebsterTrumpet, Arranged By – Sy Oliver
3:06
8-17 Helen Humes My Heart Belongs To Daddy
Alto Saxophone – Earle WarrenBaritone Saxophone – Jack WashingtonBass – Walter PageDrums – Jo JonesGuitar – Freddie GreenPiano, Leader – Count BasieTenor Saxophone – Herschel Evans, Lester YoungTrombone – Benny Morton, Dan Minor, Dickie WellsTrumpet – Buck Clayton, Ed Lewis, Harry Edison, Shad CollinsVocals – Helen Humes
2:58
8-18 Louis Armstrong Jeepers Creepers
Alto Saxophone – Charlie Holmes, Rupert ColeBass – Pops FosterDrums – Sidney CatlettGuitar – Lee BlairPiano, Arranged By – Luis RussellTenor Saxophone – Albert Nicholas, Bingie MadisonTrombone – George Washington, J.C. Higginbotham, Wilbur De ParisTrumpet – Henry "Red" Allen, Otis Johnson, Shelton HemphillTrumpet, Vocals – Louis Armstrong
2:38
8-19 Billie Holiday More Than You Know
Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Benny CarterBass – Milt HintonClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Ernie PowellDrums – Cozy ColeGuitar – Danny BarkerPiano, Leader – Teddy WilsonTrumpet – Roy EldridgeVocals – Billie Holiday
3:09
8-20 Jimmy Rushing Goin' To Chicago Blues
Bass – Walter PageDrums – Jo JonesGuitar – Freddie GreenPiano, Leader – Count BasieTenor Saxophone – Lester YoungTrombone – Dickie WellsTrumpet – Buck Clayton, Shad CollinsVocals – Jimmy Rushing
3:22
8-21 Ella Fitzgerald Undecided
Bass – Beverly PeerClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Hilton JeffersonClarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Garvin BushellClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Teddy McRaeDrums, Leader – Chick WebbGuitar – Bobby JohnsonPiano – Tommy FulfordTenor Saxophone, Flute, Arranged By – Wayman CarverTrombone – George Matthews (2), Nat Story, Sandy WilliamsTrumpet – Bobby Stark, Dick Vance, Taft JordanVocals – Ella Fitzgerald
3:19
8-22 Jean Eldridge Mississippi Dream Boat
Alto Saxophone, Leader – Johnny HodgesBaritone Saxophone – Harry CarneyBass – Billy Taylor*Drums – Sonny GreerPiano – Duke EllingtonTrombone – Lawrence BrownTrumpet – Cootie WilliamsVocals – Jean Eldridge
2:40
8-23 Cootie Williams & His Rug Cutters She's Gone
Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Otto HardwickAlto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Johnny HodgesBaritone Saxophone – Harry CarneyBass – Billy Taylor Sr.Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Barney BigardDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Duke EllingtonTrumpet, Vocals – Cootie Williams
3:04
8-24 Helen Ward Mutiny In The Parlor
Bass – Israel CrosbyClarinet – Benny GoodmanDrums, Leader – Gene KrupaGuitar – Allan ReussPiano – Jess StacyTenor Saxophone – Leon "Chu" BerryTrumpet – Roy EldridgeVocals – Helen Ward
3:01
9-1 Pha Terrell You Set Me On Fire
Alto Saxophone – Earl Miller, John HarringtonBass – Booker CollinsDrums – Ben ThigpenGuitar – Ted RobersonPiano, Arranged By – Mary Lou WilliamsTenor Saxophone – Dick Wilson, Don ByasTrombone – Henry Wells, Ted DonnellyTrumpet – Clarence Trice, Earl Thompson, Harry LawsonVocals – Pha Terrell
2:56
9-2 Helen Humes If I Could Be With You
Alto Saxophone – Earle WarrenBaritone Saxophone – Jack WashingtonBass – Walter PageGuitar – Freddie GreenPiano, Leader – Count BasieTenor Saxophone – Buddy Tate, Lester YoungTrombone – Benny Morton, Dan Minor, Dickie WellsTrumpet – Buck Clayton, Ed Lewis, Harry Edison, Shad CollinsVocals – Helen Humes
3:01
9-3 Billie Holiday Long Gone Blues
Alto Saxophone – Tab SmithBass – Johnny WilliamsDrums – Eddie DoughertyGuitar – Jimmy McLinPiano – Kenny KerseyTenor Saxophone – Kenneth Hollon, Stanley PayneTrumpet – Hot Lips PageVocals – Billie Holiday
3:09
9-4 Ivie Anderson Something To Live For
Alto Saxophone – Otto HardwickAlto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Johnny HodgesBass – Billy Taylor Sr.Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Harry CarneyClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Barney BigardCornet – Rex StewartDrums – Sonny GreerLeader – Duke EllingtonPiano – Billy StrayhornTrombone – Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol, Lawrence BrownTrumpet – Cootie Williams, Wallace JonesVocals – Ivie Anderson
2:49
9-5 Billie Holiday Fine And Mellow
Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Tab SmithBass – Johnny WilliamsDrums – Eddie DoughertyGuitar – Jimmy McLinPiano – Sonny WhiteTenor Saxophone – Kenneth Hollon, Stanley PayneTrumpet – Frank NewtonVocals – Billie Holiday
3:20
9-6 Ella Fitzgerald Have Mercy
Alto Saxophone – Garvin Bushell, Hilton JeffersonBass – Beverly PeerDrums, Leader – Chick WebbGuitar – John Truehart*Piano – Tommy FulfordTenor Saxophone – Teddy McRaeTrombone – George Matthews (2), Nat Story, Sandy WilliamsTrumpet – Bobby Stark, Taft JordanTrumpet, Arranged By – Dick VanceVocals – Ella Fitzgerald
3:10
9-7 Big Bill Broonzy Too Many Drivers
Bass – Ransom Knowlings*Clarinet, Alto Saxophone – Odell RandGuitar, Vocals – Big Bill BroonzyPiano – Joshua Altheimer
2:38
9-8 Jimmy Rushing Nobody Knows
Alto Saxophone – Earle WarrenBaritone Saxophone – Jack WashingtonBass – Walter PageDrums – Jo JonesGuitar – Freddie GreenOrgan, Leader – Count BasieTenor Saxophone – Buddy Tate, Lester YoungTrombone – Benny Morton, Dan Minor, Dickie WellsTrumpet – Buck Clayton, Ed Lewis, Harry Edison, Shad CollinsVocals – Jimmy Rushing
2:49
9-9 The Quintones & Barney Bigard Utt-Da-Zay
Baritone Saxophone – Harry CarneyBass – Billy Taylor Sr.Clarinet – Barney BigardDrums – Sonny GreerGuitar – Fred GuyPiano – Duke EllingtonTrombone – Juan TizolTrumpet – Rex StewartVocals – The Quintones
2:51
9-10 Ivie Anderson I'm Checkin' Out Go'om Bye
Alto Saxophone – Otto HardwickAlto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Johnny HodgesBass – Billy Taylor Sr.Clarinet – Rex StewartClarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Harry CarneyClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Barney BigardDrums – Sonny GreerLeader – Duke EllingtonPiano – Billy StrayhornTrombone – Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol, Lawrence BrownTrumpet – Cootie Williams, Wallace JonesVocals – Ivie Anderson
2:30
9-11 Fats Waller Honeysuckle Rose
Bass – Cedric WallaceDrums – Slick JonesGuitar – John Smith (6)Piano, Vocals – Fats WallerTenor Saxophone – Gene SedricTrumpet – John Hamilton (6)
3:20
9-12 Helen Forrest Day In, Day Out
Alto Saxophone – Hank Freeman, Les RobinsonBass – Sid WeissClarinet, Leader – Artie ShawDrums – Buddy RichGuitar – Al AvolaPiano – Bob KitsisTenor Saxophone – George Auld*, Tony PastorTrombone – George Arus, Harry Rodgers, Les JenkinsTrumpet – Bernie Privin, Chuck Peterson, Harry GellerVocals – Helen Forrest
3:38
9-13 Frank Sinatra All Or Nothing At All
Alto Saxophone – Claude Lakey, Dave Matthews (2)Bass – Thurman TeagueDrums – Ralph HawkinsGuitar – Red KentPiano – Jack GardnerTenor Saxophone – Bill Luther, Drew PageTrombone – Dalton Rizzotto, Russell Brown, Truett JonesTrumpet – Claude Bowen, Jack Palmer, Jack SchaefferTrumpet, Leader – Harry James (2)Vocals – Frank Sinatra
3:01
9-14 Trummy Young Think Of Me Little Lady
Alto Saxophone – Teddy Buckner, Willie Smith (2)Arranged By – Edward IngeBaritone Saxophone, Alto Saxophone – Earl CarruthersBass – Moses AllenDrums – Jimmy CrawfordGuitar – Al NorrisLeader – Jimmy Lunceford*Piano – Edwin WilcoxTenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone – Dan Grissom, Joe Thomas (3)Trombone – Elmer Crumbley, Russell BowlesTrumpet – Eddie Tompkins, Gerald Wilson, Paul Francis Webster*Vocals, Trombone – Trummy Young
2:47
9-15 Martha Raye Body And Soul
Leader – David RoseVocals – Martha Raye
2:58
9-16 Ethel Waters Baby What Else Can I Do
Alto Saxophone – Garvin BushellBass – Charlie TurnerClarinet – Benny CarterPiano – Reginald BeaneTrumpet, Leader – Edwin Mallory*Vocals – Ethel Waters
3:09
9-17 Ida Cox Death Letter Blues
Bass – Artie BernsteinClarinet – Edmond HallGuitar – Charlie ChristianPiano – James P.Johnson*Trumpet – Hot Lips PageVocals – Ida Cox
3:11
9-18 Fats Waller Your Feet's Too Big
Bass – Cedric WallaceClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Gene Cedric*Drums – Slick JonesGuitar – John Smith (6)Piano, Vocals – Fats WallerTrumpet – John Hamilton (6)
3:09
9-19 The Sextet Of The Rhythm Club Of London Mighty Like The Blues
Alto Saxophone – Pete Brown (2)Bass – Pete BarryClarinet – Danny PoloDrums – Arthur HerbertGuitar – Albert HarrisVocals – Hazel Scott
2:55
9-20 Billie Holiday The Man I Love
Alto Saxophone – Earle WarrenAlto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Jack WashingtonBass – Walter PageDrums – Jo JonesGuitar – Freddie GreenPiano – Joe SullivanTenor Saxophone – Lester YoungTrumpet – Buck Clayton, Harry EdisonVocals – Billie Holiday
3:08
9-21 Ida Cox 'Fore Day Creep
Bass – Walter PageDrums – Jo JonesGuitar – Freddie GreenPiano – James P.Johnson*Tenor Saxophone – Buddy TateTrombone – Dickie WellsTrumpet – Shad CollinsVocals – Ida Cox
3:26
9-22 Bukka White Parchman Farm
Guitar, Vocals – Bukka White
2:38
9-23 Leadbelly Good Morning Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Huddie Leadbetter*
2:55
9-24 Blind Gary Davis Cross And Evil Blues
Vocals – Blind Gary Davis
3:05
9-25 Charioteers* Wade In The Water 2:43
10-1 Charioteers* Ezechiel The Wheel
Arranged By – J. Sherman*
2:44
10-2 Lee Wiley A Ship Without A Sail
Bass – Artie BernsteinDrums – George WettlingPiano – Joe BushkinTenor Saxophone – Bud FreemanTrumpet – Max KaminskyVocals – Lee Wiley
3:26
10-3 Faber Smith East St. Louis Blues
Piano – Jimmy YanceyVocals – Faber Smith
2:51
10-4 Viola Jefferson I Got Rhythm
Bass – Jesse SimpkinsClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Dalbert BrightDrums – Oliver ColemanGuitar – Hurley RameyPiano, Leader – Horace HendersonTenor Saxophone – Dave Young*, Elmer "Skippy" Williams*Trombone – Edward Fant, Nat Atkins, Willie RandallTrumpet – Emmett Berry, Harry "Pee Wee" Jackson, Ray NanceVocals – Viola Jefferson
2:33
10-5 Billie Holiday Body And Soul
Alto Saxophone – Carl Frye, Jimmy PowellBass – Johnny WilliamsDrums – Hal West*Guitar – Lawrence LuciePiano – Sonny WhiteTenor Saxophone – Kermit ScottTrumpet – Roy EldridgeVocals – Billie Holiday
2:58
10-6 Champion Jack Dupree New Long Down Dog
Piano, Vocals – Champion Jack Dupree
3:01
10-7 Shirley Ross It Never Entered My Mind
Leader – Ray SinatraVocals – Shirley Ross
3:12
10-8 Maxine Sullivan The Hour Of Parting
Alto Saxophone – Russell ProcopeBass, Leader – John KirbyClarinet – Buster BaileyDrums – O'Neil SpencerPiano – Billy KyleTrumpet – Charlie ShaversVocals – Maxine Sullivan
2:50
10-9 T-Bone Walker T-Bone Blues
Alto Saxophone – Les HiteArranged By – Dudley "Duke" Brooks*Baritone Saxophone – Sol MooreBass – Al MorganClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Floyd TurnhamClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Quedellis Martin, Roger HurdDrums – Oscar Lee Bradley Sr.Guitar – Frank PasleyGuitar, Vocals – T-Bone WalkerPiano – Nat WalkerTrombone – Allen Durham, Britt WoodmanTrumpet – Forrest Powell, Paul Campell*, Walter Williams (3)
3:18
10-10 Alberta Hunter My Castle's Rockin'
Piano – Eddie Heywood Jr.*Vocals – Alberta Hunter
2:34
10-11 Josh White Trouble
Guitar, Vocals – Josh White
3:21
10-12 Billie Holiday Laughing At Life
Alto Saxophone – Bill Bowen*, Joe EldridgeBass – Walter PageDrums – J.C. HeardGuitar – Freddie GreenPiano – Teddy WilsonTenor Saxophone – Kermit Scott, Lester YoungTrumpet – Roy EldridgeVocals – Billie Holiday
2:59
10-13 Valaida Snow You're Driving Me Crazy
Bass – Christian JensenClarinet – Kai MoellerDrums – Kai FischerGuitar – Helge JacobsenPiano – Leo Mathiesen*Trumpet, Leader – Winstrup OlesenVocals, Trumpet – Valaida Snow
2:22
10-14 Jimmy Rushing I Want A Little Girl
Alto Saxophone – Earle Warren, Tab SmithBaritone Saxophone – Jack WashingtonBass – Walter PageDrums – Jo JonesGuitar – Freddie GreenPiano, Leader – Count BasieTenor Saxophone – Buddy Tate, Lester YoungTrombone – Dan Minor, Dickie Wells, Vic DickensonTrumpet – Al Kilian*, Buck Clayton, Ed Lewis, Harry EdisonVocals – Jimmy Rushing
2:41
10-15 Sammy Price The Dirty Dozens
Piano, Vocals – Sammy Price
2:37
10-16 Big Joe Turner Piney Brown Blues
Bass – Abe BolarDrums – A. G. GodleyGuitar – John Collins (2)Piano – Pete JohnsonTenor Saxophone – Don ByasTrumpet – Hot Lips PageVocals – Big Joe Turner
2:58
10-17 Frank Sinatra Stardust
Alto Saxophone – Fred Stulce, Heinie BeauBass – Sid WeissClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Johnny MinceDrums – Buddy RichGuitar – Clark YocumPiano – Joe BushkinTenor Saxophone – Don Lodice, Paul MasonTrombone – George Arus, Les Jenkins, Lowell MartinTrombone, Leader – Tommy DorseyTrumpet – Chuck Peterson, Clyde Hurley, Ray Linn, Ziggy ElmanVocals – Frank Sinatra
3:15
10-18 Sonny Boy Williamson (2) War Time Blues
Harmonica, Vocals – Sonny Boy Williamson
2:58
10-19 Helen Forrest The Man I Love
Alto Saxophone – Bob Snyder, Gus Bivona, Skip MartinBass – Artie BernsteinClarinet, Leader – Benny GoodmanDrums – Harry JaegerGuitar – Mike BryanPiano – Bernie LeightonTenor Saxophone – George Auld*, Jack HendersonTrombone – Lou McGarity, Red GinglerTrumpet – Alec Fila, Cootie Williams, Irving Goodman, Jimmy MaxwellVocals – Helen Forrest
3:53
10-20 Jazz Gillum Key To The Highway
Harmonica, Vocals – Jazz Gillum
2:42
10-21 Nat King Cole Sweet Lorraine
Bass – Wesley PrinceGuitar – Oscar MoorePiano, Vocals – Nat King Cole
2:57
10-22 Helen Ward Embraceable You
Baritone Saxophone – George James (2)Bass – Al HallClarinet – Jimmy HamiltonDrums – Yank PorterGuitar – Eddie GibbsPiano, Leader – Teddy WilsonTrombone – Benny MortonTrumpet – Bill Coleman (2)Vocals – Helen Ward
3:18
10-23 The Golden Gate Quartet Blind Barnabus
Baritone Vocals – Willie JohnsonBass Vocals – William LangfordTenor Vocals – Henry OwensVocals – Orlandus Wilson
2:10
10-24 Son House Delta Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Son House
2:28
10-25 Memphis Minnie Me And My Chauffeur
Guitar, Vocals – Memphis Minnie
2:48
10-26 The Golden Gate Quartet Jezebel 2:48

Credits

Notes

There is also Part 2 (1941 - 1953)
The two parts cover the 1911 - 1953 period with 20 compact discs and 504 songs. Each box has a 62-page detailed booklet.

1-1: juillet 1911
1-2: 1913
1-3: 15 juil. 1918
1-4: 10 août 1920
1-5: 16 février 1923
1-6: été 1923
1-7: 26 septembre 1923
1-8: 21 décembre 1923
1-9: 1er avril 1924
1-10: 7 avril 1924
1-11: 26 septembre 1924
1-12: 22 déc. 1924
1-13: 1925
1-14: 8 janv. 1925
1-15: 29 avril 1925
1-16: 14 mai 1925
1-17: 26 mai 1925
1-18: 23 décembre 1925
1-19: 1926
1-20: 7 janvier 1926
1-21: 19 juin 1926
1-22: 10 septembre 1926
1-23: 26 octobre 1926
1-24: 23 novembre 1926
1-25: 1927
2-1: 1927
2-2: 17 février 1927
2-3: 2 mars 1927
2-4: 14 mars 1927
2-5: 6 mai 1927
2-6: 26 octobre 1927
2-7: 27 octobre 1927
2-8: 27 octobre 1927
2-9: 28 octobre 1927
2-10: 26 novembre 1927
2-11: 8 décembre 1927
2-12: 13 décembre 1927
2-13: 14 décembre 1927
2-14: 1928
2-15: 1928
2-16: 1928
2-17: 1928
2-18: 13 février 1928
2-19: 20 mars 1928
2-20: 1928
2-21: 19 avril 1928
2-22: 12 juin 1928
2-23: 3 juillet 1928
2-24: 16 juillet 1928
2-25: 21 août 1928
3-1: 28 août 1928
3-2: 13 octobre 1928
3-3: 1928
3-4: 1928
3-5: 15 novembre 1928
3-6: 4 décembre 1928
3-7: 1929
3-8: 1929
3-9: 1929
3-10: 7 mars 1929
3-11: 4 avril 1929
3-12: 9 avril 1929
3-13: 1929
3-14: 15 mai 1929
3-15: 22 juillet 1929
3-16: 1929
3-17: 10 septembre 1929
3-18: 29 septembre 1929
3-19: 11 octobre 1929
3-20: 1929
3-21: 18 octobre 1929
3-22: 30 octobre 1929
3-23: 13 décembre 1929
3-24: 1930
3-25: 1930
4-1: 26 mars 1930
4-2: 9 juin 1930
4-3: 28 juillet 1930
4-4: 8 août 1930
4-5: 18 novembre 1930
4-6: 1931
4-7: 9 mars 1931
4-8: 11 juin 1931
4-9: 26 juin 1931
4-10: 8 juillet 1931
4-11: 19 août 1931
4-12: 4 novembre 1931
4-13: 20 novembre 1931
4-14: 24 novembre 1931
4-15: 1932
4-16: 1932
4-17: 2 février 1932
4-18: 10 mars 1932
4-19: 26 mai 1932
4-20: 1932
4-21: 18 août 1932
4-22: 26 septembre 1932
4-23: 26 janvier 1933
4-24: 7 mars 1933
4-25: 3 mai 1933
5-1: 15 juin 1933
5-2: 22 septembre 1933
5-3: 26 septembre 1933
5-4: 18 octobre 1933
5-5: 2 novembre 1933
5-6: 11 novembre 1933
5-7: 20 novembre 1933
5-8: 24 novembre 1933
5-9: 1934
5-10: 1934
5-11: 30 janvier 1934
5-12: 1934
5-13: 9 mai 1934
5-14: 11 septembre 1934
5-15: 14 septembre 1934
5-16: 1934
5-17: 16 septembre 1934
5-18: octobre 1934
5-19: 1935
5-20: 1935
5-21: 1935
5-22: 1935
5-23: 1935
6-1: 1935
6-2: 19 janvier 1935
6-3: 2 juillet 1935
6-4: 1935
6-5: 15 juillet 1935
6-6: 31 juillet 1935
6-7: 31 juillet 1935
6-8: 1935
6-9: 7 août 1935
6-10: 1935
6-11: 3 octobre 1935
6-12: 1936
6-13: 1936
6-14: 1936
6-15: 12 février 1936
6-16: 12 février 1936
6-17: 17 mars 1936
6-18: 1936
6-19: 30 juin 1936
6-20: 10 juillet 1936
6-21: 29 octobre 1936
6-22: 16 décembre
6-23: 1937
6-24: 1937
6-25: 1937
7-1: 1937
7-2: 8 janvier 1937
7-3: 28 janvier 1937
7-4: mars 1937
7-5: 5 mars 1937
7-6: 1937
7-7: 24 mars 1937
7-8: 7 avril 1937
7-9: 4 mai 1937
7-10: 11 mai 1937
7-11: 1937
7-12: 21 mai 1937
7-13: 9 août 1937
7-14: 14 octobre 1937
7-15: 22 octobre 1937
7-16: 1er novembre 1937
7-17: 2 novembre 1937
7-18: 24 novembre 1937
7-19: 1938
7-20: 1938
7-21: 1938
7-22: 12 janvier 1938
7-23: 16 février 1938
7-24: 1938
7-25: 17 février 1938
7-26: 21 avril 1938
8-1: 11 mai 1938
8-2: 1938
8-3: 14 juin 1938
8-4: 14 juin 1938
8-5: 20 juillet 1938
8-6: 29 juillet 1938
8-7: 1938
8-8: 1er août 1938
8-9: 13 octobre 1938
8-10: 21 octobre 1938
8-11: novembre 1938
8-12: novembre 1938
8-13: 30 décembre
8-14: 1939
8-15: 1939
8-16: 3 janvier 1939
8-17: 5 janvier 1939
8-18: 18 janvier 1939
8-19: 30 janvier 1939
8-20: 13 février 1939
8-21: 17 février 1939
8-22: 27 février 1939
8-23: 28 février 1939
8-24: 29 février 1939
9-1: 16 mars 1939
9-2: 19 mars 1939
9-3: 21 mars 1939
9-4: 21 mars 1939
9-5: 20 avril 1939
9-6: 21 avril 1939
9-7: 11 mai 1939
9-8: 19 mai 1939
9-9: 8 juin 1939
9-10: 12 juin 1939
9-11: 2 août 1939
9-12: 27 août 1939
9-13: 31 août 1939
9-14: 14 septembre 1939
9-15: 17 septembre 1939
9-16: 22 septembre 1939
9-17: 31 octobre 1939
9-18: 3 novembre 1939
9-19: 1er décembre 1939
9-20: 13 décembre 1939
9-21: 24 décembre 1939
9-22: 1940
9-23: 1940
9-24: 1940
9-25: 1940
10-1: 1940
10-2: février 1940
10-3: 23 février 1940
10-4: 27 février 1940
10-5: 29 février 1940
10-6: 1940
10-7: 2 mars 1940
10-8: 1er mai 1940
10-9: juin 1940
10-10: 3 juin 1940
10-11: 1940
10-12: 7 juin 1940
10-13: 26 juillet 1940
10-14: 8 août 1940
10-15: 26 septembre 1940
10-16: 11 novembre 1940
10-17: 11 novembre 1940
10-18: 1940
10-19: 13 novembre 1940
10-20: 1940
10-21: 6 décembre 1940
10-22: 9 décembre 1940
10-23: 1941
10-24: 1941
10-25: 1941
10-26: 1941

Track 6-3 Andrew Brown Wrongly credited on Guitar. Corrected.

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