Various ‎– Classic Jazz Piano (1927-1957)

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RCA Victor ‎– 6754-4-RB
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Cassette, Compilation
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1-1 Jelly Roll Morton Mr. Jelly Lord
Clarinet – Johnny DoddsDrums – Baby DoddsPiano – Jelly Roll MortonWritten-By – Ferdinand Morton*
3:19
1-2 Meade Lux Lewis* Honky Tonk Train Blues
Piano – Meade Lux Lewis*Written-By – Meade Lux Lewis*
2:58
1-3 James P. Johnson* Thou Swell
Composed By – Rodgers*Cornet – Jabbo SmithOrgan – Fats WallerPiano – James P. Johnson*Reeds – Garvin BushellWritten-By [Lyrics] – Hart*
2:59
1-4 James P. Johnson* Romping [Excerpt]
Clarinet – Mezz MezzrowDrums – Cozy ColeGuitar – John KirbyPiano – James P. Johnson*Saxophone [Alto] – Pete Brown (2)Trumpet – Frankie Newton*Written-By – Milton Mezzrow*
1:04
1-5 Fats Waller Smashing Thirds
Piano – Fats WallerWritten-By – Fats Waller
3:08
1-6 Earl Hines Rosetta
Piano – Earl HinesWritten-By – Hines*, Woode*
3:07
1-7 Art Tatum Out Of Nowhere
Piano – Art TatumWritten-By – Heyman*, Green*
2:49
1-8 Teddy Wilson Where Or When
Clarinet – Benny GoodmanComposed By – Rodgers*Drums – Gene KrupaPiano – Teddy WilsonWritten-By – Hart*
3:22
1-9 Jess Stacy Daybreak Serenade
Orchestra – Jess Stacy OrchestraPiano – Jess StacyWritten-By – Breuder*, Van Cleave*, Rusincky*
2:55
2-1 Duke Ellington Solitude
Piano – Duke EllingtonWritten-By – Ellington*, DeLange*, Mills*
3:27
2-2 Count Basie Shine On, Harvest Moon
Bass – Walter PageDrums – Jo JonesGuitar – Freddie GreenOrchestra – Count Basie And His Rhythm*Piano – Count BasieWritten-By – Norworth*, Bayes*
2:21
2-3 Mary Lou Williams All God's Children Got Rhythm
Bass – June RotenbergDrums – Bridget Flynn*Piano – Mary Lou WilliamsWritten-By – Kaper*, Kahn*, Jurmann*
2:43
2-4 Erroll Garner Erroll's Bounce
Piano – Erroll GarnerWritten-By – Erroll Garner
2:57
2-5 Oscar Peterson Poor Butterfly
Bass – Austin Roberts (2)Drums – Clarence Jones (4)Piano – Oscar PetersonWritten-By – Golden*, Hubbell*
2:39
2-6 Lennie Tristano I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
Piano – Lennie TristanoWritten-By – Crosby*, Washington*, Young*
2:53
2-7 Bud Powell Shaw 'Nuff
Bass – George DuvivierDrums – Arthur Taylor*Piano – Bud PowellWritten-By – Parker*, Gillespie*
3:15
2-8 Bill Evans Concerto For Billy The Kid
Bass – Milt HintonConductor – George RussellDrums – Paul MotianGuitar – Barry GalbraithPiano – Bill EvansSaxophone [Alto] – Hal McKusickTrumpet – Art FarmerWritten-By – George Russell
4:43

Credits

  • Artwork By [Art Direction] – J.J. Stelmach
  • Artwork By [Cover Issustration] – Tom Christopher
  • Executive Producer – Steve Backer
  • Reissue ProducerOrrin Keepnews

Notes

Tracks:
1-1 Chicago: June 10, 1927
1-2 Chicago: March 7, 1937
1-3 Camden, NJ: March 27, 1928
1-4 New York: January 13, 1939
1-5 New York: September 24, 1929
1-6 New York: October 21, 1939
1-7 New York: January 20, 1947
1-8 New York: October 19, 1937
1-9 New York: June 29, 1945
2-1 New York: May 14, 1941
2-2 New York: May 20, 1947
2-3 New York: October 7, 1946
2-4 Hollywood: April 22, 1947
2-5 Montreal, Canada: December 15, 1947
2-6 New York: September 23, 1947
2-7 New York: February 11, 1957
2-8 New York: October 17, 1956

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