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Blind Willie Johnson Dark was the Night
Performer: Blind Willie Johnson, g, v. December 1927.
Promised Land, Columbia, 4785852 (2); Tr. 9 (3.18)
Memphis Jug Band Rukus Juice and Chittlin
Performer: Will Shade, g, v; Charlie Burse, g; Charlie Pierce, vn; Robert Burse, d. Jab Jones, jug. 8 November 1934.
Booze and the Blues, Columbia, 4835862 (1); Tr. 8 (2.51)
Bessie Smith At the Christmas Ball
Performer: Bessie Smith, v; Joe Smith, c; Charlie Big Green, tb; Fletcher Henderson, p. 18 November 1925.
The Essential, Columbia/Legacy, 487398 2. Tr. 15 (3.23)
Max Kaminsky Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight
Performer: Max Kaminsky, t Pee Wee Russell, cl; Miff Mole, tb; Joe Sullivan, p; Jack Lesberg, b; George Wettling, d. poss 1954.
Composer: Metz, Hayden
Windy City Jazz, Concert Hall Society, CHJ 1009. S1/1 (4.01)
Charlie Parker White Christmas
Performer: Miles Davis, t; Charlie Parker, as; Kenny Dorham, t; Al Haig, p; Tommy Potter, b; Max Roach, d.25 December 1950.
Pensive Bird, Ember, CJS 821. S2/2 (4.01)
James P. Johnson Snowy Morning Blues
Performer: James P. Johnson , p. 25 February 1927.
Hot Piano, Topaz, TPZ 1048. Tr. 9 (2.42)
Fats Waller Shortnin Bread
Performer: Fats Waller, p; John Bugs Hamilton, t; Gene Honeybear Sedric, ts, cl; John Smith, g; Cedric Wallace, b; Slick Jones, d. 2 January 1941..
Composer: Traditional, arr Waller
Aint Misbehavin, Past Perfect, PPCD 78118. Tr. 21 (2.42)
Rahsaan Roland Kirk We Free Kings
Performer: Roland Kirk, fl; Hank Jones, p; Wendell Marshall, b; Charlie Persip, d. 17 August 1961.
We Free Kings and Triple Threat, Essential Jazz Classics, EJC 55562. Tr. 6 (4.44)
Paul Desmond Greensleeves
Performer: Paul Desmond, as; Jim Hall, g; Percy Heath, b; Connie Kay, d. September 1959.
Three Classic Albums Plus, Avid, AMSC 1033. D2, Tr. 9 (2.02)
Count Basie Good Morning Blues
Performer: Buck Clayton, Ed Lewis, Bobby Moore, t; Eddie Durham, tb, g; George Hunt, Dan Minor, tb; Earl Warren, as; Jack Washington, as, bs. Performer: Herschel Evans, Lester Young, ts, cl; Jimmy Rushing, v; Count Basie, p; Freddie Green, g; Walter Page, b; Jo Jones, d. 9 August 1937..
Composer: Durham, Basie, Rushing
The Very Best of Christmas Jazz, Verve, 549 067-2. Tr. 11 (3.13)
Duke Ellington Arabesque Cookie
Performer: Duke Ellington, p; Ray Nance, Willie Cook, Andres Meringuito, Eddie Mullins, t; Lawrence Brown, Britt Woodman, Booty Wood, tb; Juan Tizol, valve tb, tb. Performer: Russell Procope, cl, as, bamboo whistle; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Harry Carney, bcl, bs; Johnny Hodges, as; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d. 22 June 1960.
Composer: Tchaikovsky, arr Ellington, Strayhorn
The Essential Duke Ellington, Columbia/Legacy, 517463 2. D2, Tr.17 (5.40)
Joe Zawinul Brown Street
Performer: Joe Zawinul, p; Alex Acuna, perc; Victor Bailey, b; Nathaniel Townsley, d with the WDR Big Band of Cologne, Heiner Wiberny, ss; Paul Shigihara, g. October 2005.
Composer: Zawinul, Shorter
Brown Street, Intuition, INT34502 (1); D1, Tr. 1(10.58)
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