Bennie Moten

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Benjamin Moten
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For the jazz bassist, please use Benny Moten

Bennie Moten (born November 13, 1894, Kansas City, Missouri, USA - died April 2, 1935, Kansas City, Missouri, USA) was an American jazz pianist, composer and band leader. He led Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra, the most important of the regional, blues-based orchestras active in the Midwest in the 1920's, and helped to develop the riffing style that would come to define many of the 1930's Big Bands. Among his compositions include "Moten Swing" and "South".

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Singles & EPs

608 Bennie Moten - Bennie Moten 1926 / Jimmie Lunceford 1930 album art Bennie Moten / Jimmie Lunceford Bennie Moten / Jimmie Lunceford - Bennie Moten 1926 / Jimmie Lunceford 1930(7", EP) Jass (2) 608 Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

PM 42 410 Bennie Moten - The Complete Bennie Moten Vol. 1/2 (1926-1928) album art Bennie Moten The Complete Bennie Moten Vol. 1/2 (1926-1928)(2xLP, Comp, Gat) RCA PM 42 410 France 1979 Sell This Version
PM 43693 Bennie Moten - The Complete Bennie Moten Vol. 3/4 (1928-1930) Featuring Count Basie album art Bennie Moten The Complete Bennie Moten Vol. 3/4 (1928-1930) Featuring Count Basie(2xLP, Comp, Gat) RCA PM 43693 France 1982 Sell This Version
Bennie Moten - The Complete Bennie Moten Vol. 5/6 (1930-1932) album art Bennie Moten The Complete Bennie Moten Vol. 5/6 (1930-1932) (Comp) RCA France 1983 Sell This Version
53/54 Bennie Moten - The Greatest Recordings Of The Big Band Era album art Eddy Duchin / Billy May / Joe Sanders / Bennie Moten / Coon-Sanders* Eddy Duchin / Billy May / Joe Sanders / Bennie Moten / Coon-Sanders* - The Greatest Recordings Of The Big Band Era(2xLP, Comp, Mono, Red + Box) The Franklin Mint Record Society 53/54 US 1983 Sell This Version
N°29, 157502 Bennie Moten - Vol. 1: 1926 / 1929 album art Bennie Moten Vol. 1: 1926 / 1929(CD, Comp) Jazz Archives (2), EPM Musique N°29, 157502 France 1991 Sell This Version
DEJ-62 Bennie Moten - Bennie Moten album art Bennie Moten Bennie Moten(CD, Comp) Armando Curcio Editore DEJ-62 Italy 1992 Sell This Version
GJH001 Bennie Moten - Masters Of Swing album art Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Bennie Moten, Cab Calloway, Fletcher Henderson, Glenn Miller Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Bennie Moten, Cab Calloway, Fletcher Henderson, Glenn Miller - Masters Of Swing(CD, Comp) Hobby & Work Italiana Editrice GJH001 Italy 1995 Sell This Version
none Bennie Moten - In Chronology - 1927-1929 album art Bennie Moten In Chronology - 1927-1929(23xFile, MP3, Comp, 320) Complete Jazz Series none 2009
none Bennie Moten - In Chronology - 1930-1932 album art Bennie Moten In Chronology - 1930-1932(22xFile, MP3, Comp, 320) Complete Jazz Series none 2009
none Bennie Moten - In Chronology - 1929-1930 album art Bennie Moten In Chronology - 1929-1930(23xFile, MP3, Comp, 320) Complete Jazz Series none 2009
none Bennie Moten - In Chronology - 1923-1927 album art Bennie Moten In Chronology - 1923-1927(24xFile, MP3, Comp, 320) Complete Jazz Series none 2009
FADCD2058 Bennie Moten - The Bennie Moten Collection 1923-32 album art Bennie Moten The Bennie Moten Collection 1923-32(2xCD, Comp) Fabulous (3) FADCD2058 UK 2016 Sell This Version
LP-3 Bennie Moten - Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra album art Bennie Moten Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra(10", Comp) Tax LP-3 Sweden Unknown Sell This Version
20.3012-HI Bennie Moten - Siesta At The Fiesta album art Bennie Moten / Henry "Red" Allen Bennie Moten / Henry "Red" Allen - Siesta At The Fiesta(2xCD, Comp, RM) History 20.3012-HI Israel Unknown Sell This Version
none Bennie Moten New Moten Stomp(LP, Comp, TP, Ace) Not On Label none US Unknown Sell This Version
OFC-37 Bennie Moten - Bennie Moten (Vol. 2) album art Bennie Moten Bennie Moten (Vol. 2)(10", Comp) Only For Collectors OFC-37 Unknown Sell This Version