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Signature Tune:
Oh, but on the Third Day (Happy Feet Blues) (Marsalis)
Performed by Wynton Marsalis (tpt), Marcus Roberts (pno), Todd Williams (tsx), Dr Michael White (clt), Danny Barker (bjo), Teddy Riley (tpt), Freddie Lonzo (tbn), Reginald Veal (bs), Herlin Riley (dms)
Recorded 28 October 1988
Taken from the album The Majesty of the Blues
1989 CD (CBS 465129 2)

Honeysuckle Rose (Fats Waller / Andy Razaf) (2'54'')
Performed by Earl Hines (p) Omer Simeon (cl) Budd Johnson (ts) Wallace Bishop (d)
Recorded Chicago, Feb 1937
Taken from the album The Earl
2001 CD (Naxos Jazz Legends 8.120581; Track 9)

His Eye is on the Sparrow (4'35'')
Performed by the Preservation Hall Jazz Band: Percy Humphrey (tpt), Frank Demond (tbn), Willie Humphrey (clt), James Edward 'Sing' Miller (pno, voc), Narvin Kimball (bjo, voc), Allan Jaffe (bs), Josiah 'Cie' Frazier (dms)
Recorded c1976/1977, New Orleans
Taken from the album Columbia Masterworks Vol.1: Preservation Hall Jazz Band
1977 LP (Columbia M34549)

Night Shift Blues (Edmond Hall) (4'10'')
Performed by Edmond Hall's Blue Note Jazzmen:
Sidney De Paris (tp) Vic Dickenson (tb) Edmond Hall (cl) James P. Johnson (p) Jimmy Shirley (g) Israel Crosby (b) Sidney Catlett (d)
Recorded NY, Nov 29 1943
Taken from the album Classics 1937-44
1995 CD (Classics 830; Track 9)

Caldonia Boogie (Fleecie Moore) (2'40'')
Performed by Louis Jordan (vcl,as) Leonard Graham (tp) Freddie Simon (ts) William Austin (p) Al Morgan (b) Alex Mitchell (d)
Recorded NY, Jan 1945
Taken from the album Louis Jordan and His Tympany 5
2001 CD (JSP JSPCD905C; Tr.4)

Just in Time (Betty Comden / Adolph Green / Jule Styne) (3'22'')
Performed by Charlie Byrd (g) Joe Byrd (b) Jimmie Smith (d)
Recorded July 1980
Taken from the album At The Winery
CD (Concord Jazz CCD4131(1); Track 8)

Cheryl (Charlie Parker) (3'42'')
Performed by Hampton Hawes (p) Paul Chambers (b) Larance Marable (d)
Recorded 1956
Taken from the album Bird Song
1999 CD (OJC OJCCD10352(1); Track 11)

Filthy McNasty (Horace Silver) (9'15'')
Performed by The Horace Silver Quintet at the Village Gate:
Blue Mitchell (tp) Junior Cook (ts) Horace Silver (p) Gene Taylor (b) Roy Brooks (d)
Recorded Live NY, May 19-20 1961
Taken from the album Doin' The Thing
LP (Blue Note BLP 4076; Side 1 / Track 1)

Lady Day (Wayne Shorter) (5'33'')
Performed by Wayne Shorter (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Ron Carter (b) Tony Williams (d)
Recorded NJ, Mar 4 1965
Taken from the album The Soothsayer
1990 CD (Blue Note CDP7844432(1); Track 6)

Ole (Slide Hampton) (6'31'')
Performed by the Maynard Ferguson Orchestra:
Maynard Ferguson (tp,ldr) Chet Ferretti, Rick Kiefer, Jerry Tyree (tp) Slide Hampton, Kenny Rupp (tb) Lanny Morgan (as,fl) Willie Maiden (ts,cl) Joe Farrell (ts,sop,fl) Frank Hittner (bar,b-cl) Jaki Byard (p) Charlie Sanders (b) Rufus Jones (d)
Recorded NY, Oct 14 1960
Taken from the album Maynard '61
1990 CD (Roulette CDP7939002(1); Track 1)

Stolen Moments (Oliver Nelson) (8'44'')
Performed by Freddie Hubbard (tp) Oliver Nelson (ts) Eric Dolphy (fl) George Barrow (bar) Bill Evans (p) Paul Chambers (b) Roy Haynes (d)
Recorded Englewood Cliffs, N.J., February 23, 1961
Taken from the album The Blues and the Abstract Truth
1995 CD (Impulse 051 154-2; Track 1)

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