Various ‎– Early Black Swing - The Birth Of Big Band Jazz: 1927 - 1934

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Bluebird (3) ‎– NL90365
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A1 Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra St. Louis Shuffle
Banjo – Charlie DixonDrums – Kaiser MarshallPiano – Henderson*Reeds – Buster Bailey, Coleman Hawkins, Jerome PasquallTrombone – Charlie Green, Jimmy HarrisonTrumpet, Cornet – Joe Smith (3), Russell Smith, Tommy LadnierTuba – June ColeWritten-By – Waller*, Pettis*
2:48
A2 Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra Jimtown Blues
Bass – Israel CrosbyDrums – Walter JohnsonGuitar – Bob LesseyPiano – Henderson*Reeds – Bailey*, Elmer Williams, Pasquall*, Chu Berry*Trombone – Ed Cuffee, Fernando ArbelloTrumpet – Dick Vance, Joe Thomas (4), Roy EldridgeWritten-By – Charlie Davis (4), Fred Rose
2:41
A3 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Diga Diga Doo
Banjo – Fred GuyBass – Wellman BraudDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Ellington*Reeds – Barney Bigard, Harry Carney, Johnny Hodges, Otto HardwickTrombone – Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton*Trumpet – Arthur Whetsol, Bubber Miley, Freddy JenkinsVocals – Irving Mills, Ozie WareWritten-By – Fields - McHugh*
2:57
A4 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Blue Feeling
Banjo – Fred GuyBass – Wellman BraudDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Ellington*Reeds – Barney Bigard, Harry Carney, Johnny Hodges, Otto HardwickTrombone – Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton*, Lawrence BrownTrumpet – Arthur Whetsol, Cootie Williams, Freddy Jenkins, Louis BaconWritten-By – Duke Ellington
3:10
A5 Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra South
Banjo – Leroy BerryDrums – Willie McWashingtonPiano – Moten*Reeds – Harlan Leonard, Jack Washington, Woody WalderTrombone – Thomon Hayes*Trumpet – Booker Washington, Ed LewisTuba – Vernon PageWritten-By – Bennie Moten, Thomon Hayes*
2:31
A6 Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra Moten Swing
Bass – Walter PageDrums – Willie McWashingtonGuitar – Berry*Piano – Count BasieReeds – Ben Webster, Eddie Barefield, Jack WashingtonTrombone – Dan MinorTrombone, Guitar – Eddie DurhamTrumpet – "Hot Lips" Page*, Joe Keyes, Dee Stewart*Written-By – Bennie Moten, Buster Moten
3:22
A7 McKinney's Cotton Pickers Milenberg Joys
Arranged By – Don RedmanBanjo – Dave WilbornDrums – Cuba AustinPiano – Todd RhodesReeds – Don Redman, George Thomas, Milton Senior, Prince RobinsonTrombone – Claude JonesTrumpet – John Nesbitt, Langston CurlTuba – Ralph EscuderoWritten-By – Morton*, Ropollo*, Mares*, Melrose*
2:52
A8 McKinney's Cotton Pickers Plain Dirt
Arranged By – John NesbittBanjo – Wilborn*Drums – Kaiser MarshallPiano – Fats WallerReeds – Benny Carter, Coleman Hawkins, Redman*, Theodore McCord*Trombone – Jones*Trumpet – Joe Smith (3), Leonard Davis, Sidney De ParisTuba – Billy Taylor*Written-By – C. Stanton*
2:38
B1 Earl Hines And His Orchestra Grand Piano Blues
Banjo – Claude RobertsDrums – Benny WashingtonPiano – Hines*Reeds – Cecil Irwin, Lester Boone, Toby TurnerTrombone – William Franklin (2)Trumpet – George Mitchell (3), Shirley ClayTuba – Hayes AlvisWritten-By – Earl Hines
2:56
B2 Earl Hines And His Orchestra Everybody Loves My Baby
Banjo – Claude RobertsDrums – Benny WashingtonPiano, Vocals – Earl HinesReeds – Cecil Irwin, Lester Boone, Toby TurnerTrombone – William Franklin (2)Trumpet – George Mitchell (3), Shirley ClayTuba – Hayes AlvisWritten-By – Palmer*, Williams*
3:14
B3 Charlie Johnson's Paradise Ten* The Boy In The Boat (The Rock)
Alto Saxophone, Violin – Edgar SampsonBanjo – Bobby JohnsonDrums – George StaffordPiano – Charlie JohnsonReeds – Ben Whittet*, Ben Waters*Trombone – Jimmy HarrisonTrumpet – Leonard Davis, Sidney De ParisTuba – Cyrus St. ClairWritten-By – Charlie Johnson
3:42
B4 The Missourians Prohibition Blues
Banjo – Morris WhiteDrums – Leroy MaxeyPiano – Earres PrinceReeds – Andrew Brown (5), George Scott (7), Walter "Foots" Thomas*Trombone – De Priest Wheeler*Trumpet – Lamar Wright*, R.I. Dickerson*Tuba – Jimmy Smith (5)Written-By – Walter Thomas
3:17
B5 Henry "Red" Allen And His Orchestra Swing Out
Bass – George "Pops" Foster*Drums – Paul BarbarinGuitar – Will Johnson (2)Piano – Luis RussellReeds – Albert Nicholas, Charlie Holmes, Teddy HillTrombone – J.C. HigginbothamTrumpet – Henry "Red" AllenWritten-By – Allen*, Higginbotham*
3:17
B6 Jimmie Lunceford And His Orchestra White Heat
Bass – Moses AllenDrums – Jimmy CrawfordGuitar – Al NorrisPiano – Edwin WilcoxReeds – Earl Carruthers, Joe Thomas (3), Willie Smith (2)Trombone – Henry Wells, Russell BowlesTrumpet – Eddie Tomlins*, Sy Oliver, Tommy StevensonWritten-By, Arranged By – Will Hudson
2:29
B7 Jimmie Lunceford And His Orchestra Swingin' Uptown
Bass – Moses AllenDrums – Jimmy CrawfordGuitar – Al NorrisPiano – Edwin WilcoxReeds – Earl Carruthers, Joe Thomas (3), Willie Smith (2)Trombone – Henry Wells, Russell BowlesTrumpet – Eddie Tomlins*, Sy Oliver, Tommy StevensonWritten-By – Lunceford*, Parish*Written-By, Arranged By – Oliver*
2:37
B8 Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra I've Got The World On A String
Banjo – Mike McKendrickBass – Bill OldhamDrums – Yank PorterPiano – Teddy WilsonReeds – Budd Johnson, George Oldham, Scoville BrownTrombone – Keg JohnsonTrumpet – Elmer Whitlock, Zilmer Randolph*Trumpet, Vocals – Armstrong*Written-By – Arlen*, Koehler*
3:12

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