Various ‎– Encyclopedia Of Jazz On Records - Vol. 3 The Forties, Vol. 4 The Fifties

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A1 Artie Shaw And His Orchestra I Get A Kick Out Of You
Arranged By – Gene RolandSoloist, Clarinet – Artie ShawSoloist, Guitar – Jimmy RaneySoloist, Tenor Saxophone – Al CohnWritten-By – Porter*
3:15
A2 Stan Kenton And His Orchestra Gambler's Blues
Alto Saxophone – Ted RomersaBaritone Saxophone – Bob GiogaBass – Howard RumseyDrums – Marvin GeorgeGuitar – Al CostiPiano – Ted RepaySoloist, Alto Saxophone – Jack OrdeanTenor Saxophone – Claude Lakey, Red DorrisTrombone – Dick Cole, Harry Forbes (2), Lorin AaronTrumpet – Earl Collier, Frank BeachTrumpet [Soloist] – Chico AlvarezWritten-By – Stan Kenton
4:24
A3 King Cole Trio* Honeysuckle Rose
Bass – Wesley PrinceGuitar – Oscar MoorePiano – Nat King ColeWritten-By – Razaf*, Waller*
2:32
A4 Coleman Hawkins And His Orchestra How Deep Is The Ocean
Bass – Oscar PettifordClarinet – Andy FitzgeraldDrums – Shelly MannePiano – Ellis LarkinsTenor Saxophone – Coleman HawkinsTrumpet – Bill Coleman (2)Written-By – I. Berlin*
3:18
A5 Jay McShann And His Orchestra Sepian Bounce
Alto Saxophone – Charlie Parker, John Jackson (7)Arranged By – Skipper Hall*Baritone Saxophone – James Coe*Bass – Gene RameyDrums – Harold West*Guitar – Leonard EnoisPiano, Written-By – Jay McShannTenor Saxophone – Bob Mabane, Freddy CulliverTrombone – Lawrence "Frog" Anderson, Joe Baird*Trumpet – Bernard Anderson, Bob Merrill (2), Orville Minor*
3:10
A6 Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra The Gasser
Alto Saxophone – Andrew "Goon" Gardner, Joe EldridgeBass – Ted SturgisDrums – Harold "Doc" WestPiano – Rozelle GayleTenor Saxophone – Ike Quebec, Tom ArchiaTrumpet, Written-By – Roy Eldridge
2:53
B1 Art Tatum And His Band With Joe Turner* Wee Baby Blues
Bass – Billy Taylor*Clarinet – Edmond HallDrums – Eddie DoughertyGuitar – Johnny Collins*Piano – Art TatumTrumpet – Joe Thomas (4)Vocals, Written-By – Big Joe Turner
2:53
B2 Billie Holiday With Toots Camarata And His Orchestra Lover Man
Bass – Haig StephensDrums – Johnny BlowersGuitar – Carl KressPiano – Dave BowmanSaxophone – Hymie Schertzer, Jack Cressey, Larry Binyon, Paul RicciTrumpet – Russ Case, Toots Camarata*Vocals – Billie HolidayWritten-By – Davis*, Sherman*, Ramirez*
2:57
B3 Eddie Condon And His Orchestra Somebody Loves Me
Baritone Saxophone – Ernie CaceresBass – Bob HaggartClarinet – Pee Wee RussellDrums – George WettlingGuitar – Eddie CondonPiano – Gene SchroederTrombone, Vocals – Jack TeagardenTrumpet – Billy Butterfield, Bobby Hackett, Max KaminskyWritten-By – B. McDonald*, B. G. Desylva*, G. Gershwin*
2:36
B4 Eddie Heywood And His Orchestra How High The Moon
Bass – John SimmonsClarinet – Aaron SachsDrums – Shelly MannePiano – Eddie HeywoodTenor Saxophone – Don ByasViolin, Trumpet – Ray NanceWritten-By – Lewis*, Hamilton*
3:50
B5 Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra Flying Home
Alto Saxophone – Marshall Royal, Ray PerryBaritone Saxophone – Jack McVeaBass – Vernon AlleyDrums – George JenkinsGuitar – Irving AshbyPiano – Milt BucknerTenor Saxophone – Dexter Gordon, Illinois JacquetTrombone – Fred Beckett, Henry Sloan*, Sonny Craven*Trumpet – Ernie Royal, Joe Newman, Karl GeorgeVibraphone, Written-By – Lionel HamptonWritten-By – Goodman*, Robin*
3:10
B6 Woody Herman And His Orchestra Perdido
Soloist, Alto Saxophone – Johnny HodgesSoloist, Clarinet – Woody HermanSoloist, Piano – Ralph BurnsSoloist, Tenor Saxophone – Herbie FieldsSoloist, Trombone, Written-By – Juan TizolWritten-By – Drake*, Lengsfelder*
3:04
C1 Red Norvo Trio* Good Bait
Bass – Red MitchellGuitar – Tal FarlowVibraphone – Red NorvoWritten-By – Basie*, Dameron*
3:13
C2 Erroll Garner Sweet Lorraine
Piano – Erroll GarnerWritten-By – Burwell*, Parish*
3:06
C3 Charlie Ventura Septet* I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles
Alto Saxophone – Boots MussulliBass – Kenny O'Brien (4)Drums – Ed ShaughnessyPiano, Arranged By – Roy KralTenor Saxophone – Charlie VenturaTrombone – Benny Green*Trumpet – Conte CandoliWritten-By – J. Kenbrovin*, J. W. Kellette*
2:38
C4 Louis Armstrong And The All Stars* Whe The Saints Go Marching In
Bass – Arvell ShawClarinet – Barney BigardDrums – Barrett DeemsPiano – Billy KyleTrombone – Trummy YoungTrumpet, Vocals – Louis Armstrong
4:27
C5 Jimmy McPartland And His Orchestra In A Mist
Arranged By – Dick CaryBass – Sandy BlockBassoon – George BergClarinet – Bill StegmeyerDrums – George WettlingOboe – Romeo PenquePiano – Marian McPartlandTenor Saxophone – Bud FreemanTrombone – Cutty CutshallWritten-By – Bix Beiderbecke
4:41
C6 Tony Scott (2) Swootie Patootie
Bass – Percy HeathClarinet, Written-By – Tony Scott (2)Drums – Osie JohnsonPiano – Dick Katz
2:54
C7 Benny Green And His Orchestra* Takin' My Time
Baritone Saxophone – Cecil PayneBass – Tommy PotterCongas – CandidoDrums – Osie JohnsonPiano – Cliff SmallsTenor Saxophone – Frank WessTrombone, Written-By – Benny Green*
3:04
D1 Terry Gibbs Sextet Now's The Time
Bass – Kenny O'Brien (4)Drums – Sid BulkinPiano – Claude NoelVibraphone – Don Elliott, Terry GibbsWritten-By – Charlie Parker
3:49
D2 Elmer Bernstein And Orchestra* Frankie Machine
Arranged By – Shorty RogersConductor, Written-By – Elmer BernsteinDrums – Shelly ManneOrchestrated By – Fred Steiner
4:53
D3 Ralph Burns And His Orchestra Cool Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
Alto Saxophone – Davey SchildkrautBaritone Saxophone – Danny BankBass – Milt HintonDrums – Osie JohnsonFrench Horn – Jim BuffingtonPiano, Written-By – Ralph BurnsTenor Saxophone – Herbie MannTrombone – Bill Byers*Trumpet – Joe NewmanTuba – Bill Barber
5:11
D4 John Graas Mulliganesque
Baritone Saxophone – Gerry MulliganBass – Red MitchellDrums – Larry BunkerFrench Horn, Written-By – John GraasGuitar – Howard RobertsPiano – Marty PaichTrumpet – Don Fagerquist
6:06
D5 Les Brown And His Band Of Renown One O'Clock Jump
Alto Saxophone – Ronnie Lang*, Sal LiberoArranged By – Skip MartinBaritone Saxophone – Butch StoneBass – Rolly BundockDrums – Jack SperlingGuitar – Vernon PolkPiano – Geoff Clarkson*Tenor Saxophone – Abe Aaron, Dave PellTrombone – Dick Noel (2), Ray Sims, Bob Pring*, Stumpy BrownTrumpet – Don Fagerquist, Don Paladino, Stan Stout, Wes HenselWritten-By – Count Basie
3:03

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The contents of this album were assembled in 1956 as a record counterpart to "The Encyclopedia of Jazz", with the collaboration of the author, Leonard Feather, and the publisher, Horizon Press Publishers of 156 Fifth Ave., New York, N.Y. 10010.
Other albums in this series are Vol. 1 and 2 (Jazz of the '20s and '30s) on MCA2-4061 and Vol. 5 (Jazz of the'50s and '60s) on MCA2-4063.
Notice: The selections contained in this album have been previously released on the Coral and Vocation labels.

A1 recorded in New York, Dec. 1949
A2 recorded in New York, Feb. 13, 1942.
A3 recorded in Hollywood, Dec. 6, 1940.
A4 recorded Dec. 8, 1943.
A5 recorded in New York, July 2, 1942.
A6 recorded in Chicago Nov. 16, 1943.
B1 recorded in New York, Jan. 21, 1941.
B2 recorded in NewYork, Oct. 4, 1944.
B3 recorded Dec. 12, 1944.
B4 recorded May 2, 1944.
B5 recorded Dec. 26, 1941.
B6 recorded in New York, April 5, 1944.
C1 recorded April 1953.
C2 recorded early 1945.
C3 recorded at the Pasadena Civinc Auditorium in 1949.
C4 recorded at Gene Norman's Crescendo Club in Hollowood on Jan.21, 1955.
C5 recorded in New York, Feb. 2, 1956.
C6 recorded in New York, Dec. 29, 1953.
C7 recorded in New York, July 23, 1953.
D1 recorded recorded at the Band Box in New York, Mar. 16, 1953.
D2 recorded in Los Angeles, Dec. 15, 1955.
D3 recorded in New Yor, Set. 29, 1955.
D4 recorded in Los Angeles, Sept. 29, 1955.
D5 recorded at the Hollywood Palladium, September 1953.

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