Various ‎– The Jazz Singers

Label:
Smithsonian Collection ‎– RD 113, Smithsonian Collection ‎– A5 28978, Sony Music Special Products ‎– A 28979
Format:
5 × CD, Compilation
Box Set
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Tracklist

Steeped In The Blues
1-01 Eva Taylor West End Blues 3:09
1-02 Bessie Smith In The House Blues 2:59
1-03 Louis Armstrong 2:19 Blues 2:52
1-04 Jimmy Rushing I Left My Baby 3:10
1-05 Billie Holiday 'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do 3:19
1-06 Helen Humes Blues With Helen 4:08
1-07 Hot Lips Page I Won't Be Here Long 2:40
1-08 Billy Eckstine Jelly, Jelly 3:28
1-09 Julia Lee Lotus Blossom 3:17
1-10 Jimmy Witherspoon Goin' To Kansas City 3:11
1-11 Joe Williams / Lambert, Hendricks & Ross Goin' To Chicago 4:09
1-12 Ernie Andrews She's Got To Go 4:01
1-13 Ernestine Anderson Never Make Your Move Too Soon 3:27
1-14 Lorez Alexandria D.B. Blues 2:56
1-15 Cassandra Wilson Come On In My Kitchen 4:53
Straight Out Of Church
1-16 Blind Willie Johnson Nobody's Fault But Mine 3:09
1-17 Angelic Gospel Singers* / The Dixie Hummingbirds One Day 2:14
1-18 Mahalia Jackson I'm Going To Live The Life I Sing About In My Song 2:36
Rhythm Singers: Let's Have A Party
1-19 Bessie Smith Gimme A Pigfoot 3:28
1-20 Jelly Roll Morton Doctor Jazz 3:20
1-21 Don Redman Shakin' The African 2:38
1-22 Ivie Anderson It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) 3:09
2-01 Cab Calloway The Man From Harlem 3:06
2-02 Anita O'Day Let Me Off Uptown 3:02
2-03 Pearl Bailey And Moms Mabley Saturday Night Fish Fry 2:52
2-04 Louis Jordan Hogwash 2:57
2-05 Wynonie Harris Good Rockin' Tonight 2:46
Swinging The Songbook
2-06 Louis Armstrong All Of Me 2:55
2-07 Louis Armstrong Top Hat, White Tie, And Tails 4:08
2-08 Ethel Waters I Can't Give You Anything But Love 3:07
2-09 Billie Holiday I Can't Give You Anything But Love 3:26
2-10 Billie Holiday These Foolish Things 3:16
2-11 Billie Holiday Me, Myself, And I 2:35
2-12 Mildred Bailey Lover, Come Back To Me 3:09
2-13 Al Hibbler Don't Get Around Much Anymore 3:01
2-14 Joe Turner* You're Driving Me Crazy 4:12
2-15 Ella Fitzgerald And Louis Armstrong Don't Be That Way 4:59
2-16 Frank Sinatra Night And Day 3:57
2-17 Jimmy Rushing Some Of These Days 4:47
2-18 Sarah Vaughan Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams 2:30
2-19 Dinah Washington I Get A Kick Out Of You 6:17
2-20 Joe Williams There's A Small Hotel 2:15
2-21 Nat King Cole Just You, Just Me 3:00
3-01 Dakota Staton Give Me The Simple Life 2:13
3-02 Nina Simone Love Me Or Leave Me 4:04
3-03 Aretha Franklin You Are My Sunshine 4:18
3-04 Marvin Gaye What's Going On 3:47
3-05 Etta Jones I'm Gonna Lock My Heart (And Throw Away The Key) 3:10
After Hours: Slow-Dancing And Torching The Songbook
3-06 Billie Holiday Yesterdays 3:23
3-07 Billie Holiday Strange Fruit 3:06
3-08 Billie Holiday You've Changed 3:16
3-09 Ella Fitzgerald Someone To Watch Over Me 3:14
3-10 Ella Fitzgerald Until The Real Thing Comes Along 2:55
3-11 Fats Waller & His Rhythm Until The Real Thing Comes Along 3:23
3-12 Dinah Washington You Don't Know What Love Is 4:00
3-13 June Christy For All We Know 2:46
3-14 Chris Connor Angel Eyes 3:41
3-15 Billy Eckstine In The Still Of The Night 3:40
3-16 Nancy Wilson Save Your Love For Me 2:42
3-17 Shirley Horn Travelin' Light 2:46
3-18 Sarah Vaughan Prelude To A Kiss 2:45
3-19 Gloria Lynne My Little Brown Book 2:30
3-20 Johnny Hartman Lush Life 5:27
3-21 Carmen McRae I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) 3:26
4-01 Betty Carter This Is Always 3:10
4-02 Little Jimmy Scott* All Of Me 2:57
4-03 Earl Coleman What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life? 5:47
4-04 Helen Merrill You're My Thrill 3:16
4-05 Al Green Could I Be The One? 4:05
Jazz Compositions
4-06 Lucille Hegamin Jazz Me Blues 2:33
4-07 Baby Cox The Mooche 3:11
4-08 King Pleasure Parker's Mood 2:58
4-09 Sarah Vaughan Lullaby Of Birdland 3:59
4-10 Mel Tormé Down For Double 2:31
4-11 Lambert, Hendricks & Ross Jumpin' At The Woodside 3:17
4-12 Abbey Lincoln Left Alone 6:45
4-13 Mark Murphy Stolen Moments 5:43
4-14 Jeanne Lee Worry Now Later 1:25
4-15 Carmen McRae Get It Straight 3:54
4-16 Bobby McFerrin 'Round Midnight 5:33
4-17 Dee Dee Bridgewater Doodlin' 6:04
Scat And Vocalese
4-18 Jelly Roll Morton Improvised Scat Song 1:45
4-19 Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five Hotter Than That 2:59
5-01 Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra Sweet Sue (Just You) 2:44
5-02 Bing Crosby / The Mills Brothers My Honey's Lovin' Arms 2:56
5-03 Dizzy Gillespie Ool Ya Koo 6:00
5-04 Eddie Jefferson Disappointed (Excerpt) 2:48
5-05 Ella Fitzgerald Them There Eyes 5:05
5-06 Anita O'Day The Way You Look Tonight 2:10
5-07 George Benson The Masquerade (Excerpt) 3:17
5-08 Betty Carter Frenesi 2:30
Novelties And Take-Offs
5-09 Noble Sissle Jazzola 2:51
5-10 Louis Armstrong Hobo, You Can't Ride This Train 3:03
5-11 Louis Armstrong Rockin' Chair 5:15
5-12 Trummy Young 'Tain't What You Do 3:02
5-13 George "Bon Bon" Tunnell Vol Vist Du Gaily Star 3:03
5-14 Leo Watson And The Spirits Of Rhythm We've Got The Blues 3:18
5-15 Ella Fitzgerald Cow Cow Boogie 2:52
5-16 Slim Gaillard And His Orchestra Babalu (Orooney) 3:30
5-17 Nellie Lutcher And Her Rhythm Chi-Chi-Chi-Chicago 2:58
5-18 Ben Webster Did You Call Her Today? (Excerpt) 6:25
5-19 Lester Young Takes Two To Tango 3:26
5-20 Clark Terry Mumbles 2:00
5-21 Slam Stewart And Major Holley Close Your Eyes (Shut Yo' Mouth) 3:31

Credits

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"A Smithsonian collection of jazz vocals from 1919 to 1994."

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