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Harry James

Trumpeter Guy Barker joins Alyn Shipton to select the essential recordings by Harry James, one of the most notable brass technicians in jazz.

1 hour

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Sun 15 Jan 2012 00:00

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  • Harry James

    Flight Of The Bumble Bee

    Composer: Rimsky Korsakov arr James Performers: Harry James, Claude Bowen, Nick Buono, Al Stearns, t; Dalton Rizzotto, Hoyt Bohannon, Harry Rogers, tb; Vido Musso, Claude Lakey, John Mezey, Chuck Gentry, reeds; Al Lerner, p; Ben Heller, g; Thurman Teague, b; Mickey Scrima.

    • I’ve Heard That Song Before : The Hits of Harry James.
    • Jasmine.
    • JASCD 35 CD 1.
  • Harry James

    Trumpet Blues & Cantabile

    Composer: James / Matthias Performers: Harry James, Nick Buono, Claude Bowen, Al Cuozzo, t; Dalton Rizzotto, Hoyt Bohannon, Harry Rogers, tb; Claude Lakey, Sam Marowitz, Corky Corocoran, Clint Davis, reeds; Sam Kaplan, John De Voogt, Leo Zern, Bill Spear, Al Friede, strings; Al Lerner, p; Ben Heller, g; Thurman, Teague, b, Mickey Scrima.

    • I’ve Heard That Song Before : The Hits of Harry James.
    • Jasmine.
    • JASCD 35 CD 2.
  • Benny Goodman and His Orchestra

    Ridin'High

    Composer: Porter arr. Mundy Performers: Harry James, Ziggy Elman, Chris Griffin, t; Red Ballard, Vernon Brown, tb; Hymie Schertzer, George Koenig, Art Rollini, Vido Musso, reeds; Jess Stacy, p; Allan Reuss, g; Harry Goodman, b; Gene Krupa, d.

    • The Essential BG.
    • Proper.
    • Properbox 109 CD 2.
  • Teddy Wilson Quartet

    Just a Mood (Blue Mood)

    Composer: Wilson Performers: Harry James, t; Red Norvo, vib; Teddy Wilson, p; John Simmons.

    • Blues in C Sharp Minor.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.120665.
  • Benny Goodman and His Orchestra

    Life Goes To A Party

    Composer: James, Goodman (arr James) Performers: Harry James, Ziggy Elman, Chris Griffin, t; Red Ballard, Vernon Brown, tb; Hymie Schertzer, George Koenig, Art Rollini, Vido Musso, reeds; Jess Stacy, p; Allan Reuss, g; Harry Goodman, b; Gene Krupa, d.

    • The Essential BG.
    • Proper.
    • Properbox 109 CD 2.
  • Harry James

    One O'Clock Jump

    Composer: Basie Performers: Harry James, Buck Clayton, t; Eddie Durham, tb; Earl Warren, as; Herschel Evans, ts; Jack Washington, as, bar; Jess Stacy, p; Walter Page, b; Jo Jones.

    • I’ve Heard That Song Before : The Hits of Harry James.
    • Jasmine.
    • JASCD 35 CD 1.
  • Benny Goodman and His Orchestra

    Sing, Sing, Sing

    Composer: Prima, arr. Mundy Performers: BG, clt; Harry James, Ziggy Elman, Chris Griffin, t; Red Ballard, Vernon Brown, tb; George Koenig, Hymie Scherzer, Art Rollini, Babe Russin, saxes; Jess Stacy p; Allen Reuss, g; Harry Goodman, b; Gene Krupa, d.

    • Let’s Dance.
    • Living Era.
    • CD AJS 2017 CD 2.
  • Harry James

    Ciribiribin

    Composer: Pestalozza, Lawrence, James Performers: Harry James, Claude Bowen, Tom Gonsoulin, Jack Palmer, t; Russell Brown, Trueett Jones, tb; Dave Matthews, Claude Pakey, Bill Luther, Drew Page, reeds; Jack Gardner, p; Brian Kent, g; Thurman Teague, b; Ralph Hawkins.

    • I’ve Heard That Song Before....
    • Jasmine.
    • JASCD 35 CD 2.
  • Harry James

    Sleepy Time Gal

    Composer: Lorenzo, Whiting, Alden, Egan Performers: Harry James, t; Jack Gardner, p; Brian Kent, g; Thurman Teague, b; Ralph Hawkins.

    • I’ve Heard That Song Before....
    • Jasmine.
    • JASCD 35 CD 2.
  • Harry James

    King Porter Stomp

    Composer: Morton Performers: Harry James, Red Berken, Jimmy Campbell, James Grimes, Jim Troutman Al Cuozzo, t; Vic Hamman, Ray Heathm Chuck Prebble, Juan Tizol , tb; Eddie Rosa, Willie Smith, Corky Corocoran, Stuart Bruna, George Davis, reeds; strings; Arnold Ross, p; Hayden Causey, g; Ed Mihelich, b, Nick Fatool.

    • Eight Bar Riff 43-50.
    • Hep.
    • CD 83.
  • Harry James

    In A Mist

    Composer: Beiderbecke arr. Hefti Performers: Harry James, Nick Buono, Phil Cook, Everett McDonald, Stan Fishelson t; Ziggy Elmer, Dave Robbins, Lee O’Connor, tb; Musky Ruffo, Willie Smith, Corky Corcoran, Jimmy Cook, Bob Poland, reeds; strings; Bruce MacDonald, p; Sam Harman, g; Bob Stone, b, Jackie Mills.

    • Eight Bar Riff 43-50.
    • Hep.
    • CD 83.
  • Harry James

    Cotton Pickin'

    Composer: James, Hill Performers: Harry James, Nick Buono, Bob Rolfe, Don Paladino, Ray Linn t; Bob Edmondson, Robert Robinson, Herbie Harper tb; Herb Lorden, Willie Smith, Corky Corcoran, Francis Polifroni, Ernie Small reeds; Larry Kinnamon, p; Allan Reuss, g; Russ Phillips, b, Buddy Rich.

    • Complete Harry James in Hi-Fi.
    • Lonehill.
    • 10310 CD 2.
  • Harry James

    Harry Not Jesse

    Composer: Hefti Performers: Harry James, Nick Buono, Rob Turk, Harold Billings, Vern Guertin, t; Ray Sims, Vince Diaz, Dic McQuardy tb; Herb Lorden, Willie Smith, Sam Firmature, Jay Corre, Ernie Small reeds; Jack Percival, p; Terry Rosen, g; Russ Phillips. b; Tony DiNicola.

    • Harry James...Today.
    • Jazz Beat.
    • 516.

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