Various ‎– RCA Victor Jazz / The First Half Century: The Twenties Through The Sixties

BMG Music ‎– 66084-2, Bluebird (3) ‎– 07863
5 × CD, Compilation
Box Set


Disc 1: The Twenties
1-1 Jelly Roll Morton Black Bottom Stomp
1-2 Johnny Dodds Heah Me Talkin'
1-3 Duke Ellington Black Beauty
1-4 Fletcher Henderson Variety Stomp
1-5 King Oliver Too Late
1-6 McKinney's Cotton Pickers Peggy
1-7 Charlie Johnson The Boy in the Boat
1-8 James P. Johnson* Bleeding Hearted Blues
1-9 Fats Waller Handful of Keys
1-10 Earl Hines Glad Rag Doll
1-11 Jones & Collins Astoria Hot Eight Duet Stomp
1-12 Original Dixieland Jazz Band Tiger Rag
1-13 New Orleans Rhythm Kings She's Crying for Me
1-14 Bix Beiderbecke with Paul Whiteman Orchestra* Lonely Melody
1-15 Red Nichols Delirium
1-16 Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang Wild Cat
1-17 Benny Goodman Waitin' for Katie
1-18 Bubber Miley with Duke Ellington Orchestra* Doin' the Voom Voom
1-19 Henry "Red" Allen Swing Out
1-20 Coleman Hawkins with Mound City Blue Blowers* One Hour (If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight)
1-21 Pee Wee Russell with Mound City Blue Blowers* Hello Lola!
1-22 Jack Teagarden with Eddie Condon's Hot Shots* That's a Serious Thing
1-23 Bennie Moten South
Disc 2: The Thirties
2-1 Louis Armstrong Basin Street Blues
2-2 Duke Ellington Daybreak Express
2-3 Count Basie Moten Swing
2-4 Fletcher Henderson Hocus Pocus
2-5 Benny Goodman King Porter Stomp
2-6 Jimmie Lunceford Swingin' Uptown
2-7 Tommy Dorsey Song of India
2-8 Earl Hines XYZ
2-9 Charlie Barnet Cherokee
2-10 Artie Shaw Carioca
2-11 Artie Shaw Orchestra* featuring Billie Holiday Any Old Time
2-12 Teddy Wilson with Benny Goodman Trio Body and Soul
2-13 Harry James (2) with Benny Goodman Orchestra* Life Goes to a Party
2-14 Roy Eldridge with Gene Krupa's Swing Band Swing Is Here
2-15 Lionel Hampton Shufflin' at the Hollywood
2-16 Benny Carter with Lionel Hampton Orchestra* I'm in the Mood for Swing
2-17 Mildred Bailey Rockin' Chair
2-18 Fats Waller Dinah
2-19 Sidney Bechet / Tommy Ladnier with Tommy Ladnier Orchestra* Really the Blues
2-20 Muggsy Spanier Relaxin' at the Touro
2-21 Bud Freeman The Eel
2-22 Bunny Berigan I Can't Get Started
2-23 Coleman Hawkins Body and Soul
Disc 3: The Forties
3-1 Duke Ellington / Jimmy Blanton with Duke Ellington Orchestra* Jack the Bear
3-2 Cootie Williams with Duke Ellington Orchestra* Concerto for Cootie
3-3 Ben Webster with Duke Ellington Orchestra* Cotton Tail
3-4 Rex Stewart Mobile Bay
3-5 Johnny Hodges Day Dream
3-6 Louis Armstrong Pennies from Heaven
3-7 Artie Shaw Orchestra* featuring Roy Eldridge Little Jazz
3-8 Dizzy Gillespie Manteca
3-9 Charlie Parker with Metronome All Stars Victory Ball
3-10 Kenny Clarke Epistrophy
3-11 Coleman Hawkins Half Step Down, Please
3-12 Lennie Tristano Spontaneous Combustion
3-13 Earl Hines / Billy Eckstine with Earl Hines Orchestra* Stormy Monday
3-14 Count Basie Bill's Mill
3-15 Tommy Dorsey Yes, Indeed!
3-16 Artie Shaw Summertime
3-17 Benny Carter All of Me
3-18 Sidney Bechet Old Man Blues
3-19 Django Reinhardt Minor Swing
3-20 Mary Lou Williams Fifth Dimension
3-21 Art Tatum Cherokee
3-22 Erroll Garner Erroll's Bounce
3-23 Oscar Peterson My Blue Heaven
DISC 4: The Fifties
4-1 Art Blakey Whisper Not
4-2 Charles Mingus Ysabel's Table Dance
4-3 Bud Powell Salt Peanuts
4-4 Phineas Newborn* Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair
4-5 George Russell / Bill Evans with George Russell Smalltet* Concerto for Billy the Kid
4-6 Gil Evans with Hal McKusik Ninentet Blues for Pablo
4-7 Sauter-Finegan Orchestra April in Paris
4-8 Maynard Ferguson The Wailing Boat
4-9 John Lewis (2) Two Degrees East, Three Degrees West
4-10 Shorty Rogers / Art Pepper with Shorty Rogers Orchestra* Chiquito Loco
4-11 Red Norvo Roses of Picardy
4-12 Al Cohn & Zoot Sims East of the Sun (And West of the Moon)
4-13 Lee Wiley Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
4-14 Henry "Red" Allen Love Is Just Around the Corner
4-15 Clark Terry with Duke Ellington Orchestra* Perdido
Disc 5: The Sixties
5-1 Sonny Rollins The Bridge
5-2 Duke Ellington / Billy Strayhorn with Duke Ellington Orchestra* Blood Count
5-3 J.J. Johnson So What
5-4 Stan Getz Where Do You Go?/Girl from Ipanema
5-5 Paul Desmond Here's That Rainy Day
5-6 Gerry Mulligan Blight of the Fumble Bee
5-7 Jackie McLean Old Folks
5-8 Chet Baker Star Eyes
5-9 Gary Burton Sing Me Softly of the Blues
5-10 Lambert, Hendricks & Ross One O'Clock Jump
5-11 Joe Williams Come Back Baby
5-12 Lionel Hampton / Illinois Jacquet with Lionel Hampton Alumni Big Band* Flying Home

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