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Jimmy Rushing

Jimmy Rushing came to fame shouting the blues with Count Basie, then starred on his own till his death in 1972. Geoffrey Smith concentrates on the exuberant hits of his later career, including his signature tune, "Mr. Five by Five".

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Sun 16 Dec 2012 00:00

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  • Jimmy Rushing

    Sent for You Yesterday and Here You Come Today

    Composer: Durham / Rushing Performers: Count Basie and His Orchestra: Count Basie, p; Buck Clayton, Ed Lewis, Harry Edison, t; Eddie Durham, tb, g; Benny Morton, Dan Minor, tb; Earl Warren, as; Jack Washington, as, bs; Herschel Evans, Lester Young, cl, ts; Freddy Green, g; Walter Page, b; Jo Jones, d. February 1938

    • Mister Five by Five.
    • Topaz.
    • TPZ 1019; Tr. 12.
  • Jimmy Rushing

    Boogie-Woogie (I May be Wrong)

    Composer: Basie / Rushing Performers: Sam Price, p; Walter Page, b; Jo Jones, d; Pat Jenkins, t; Henderson Chambers, tb; Ben Richardson, cl, as; Buddy Tate, ts. 1955

    • The Essential Jimmy Rushing.
    • Vanguard.
    • VCD 65/66 S. Tr. 1.
  • Jimmy Rushing

    Goin' to Chicago

    Composer: Basie / Rushing Performers: Sam Price, p; Walter Page, b; Jo Jones, d; Pat Jenkins, t; Henderson Chambers, tb; Ben Richardson, cl, as; Buddy Tate, ts. 1955

    • The Essential Jimmy Rushing.
    • Vanguard.
    • VCD 65/66 S. Tr. 9.
  • Jimmy Rushing

    Good Morning Blues

    Composer: Basie / Durham / Rushing Performers: Pete Johnson, p; Emmett Berry, t; Rudy Powell, cl; Lawrence Brown, t; Freddie Green, g; Rudy Powell, cl, as; Buddy Tate, ts; Walter Page, b; Jo Jones, d. c.1955

    • The Essential Jimmy Rushing.
    • Vanguard.
    • VCD 65/6. Tr.11.
  • Jimmy Rushing

    Tricks Ain't Walkin' No More

    Composer: Rushing Performers: Jimmy Rushing, p, v; Walter Page, b; Jo Jones, d. November 1956.

    • The Jazz Odyssey of James Rushing, Esq,.
    • Avid.
    • AMSC 1057. D1, Tr. 12.
  • Jimmy Rushing

    I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town

    Composer: Razaf, Weldon, Jordan Performers: Jimmy Rushing with Buck Clayton and His Orchestra: Jimmy Rushing, v; Buck Clayton, t; Buddy Tate, ts; Vic Dickenson, tb; Cliff Jackson, p; Walter Page, b; Jo Jones, d. November 1956

    • The Jazz Odyssey of James Rushing, Esq,.
    • Avid.
    • AMSC 1057. D1, Tr. 16.
  • Jimmy Rushing

    Harvard Blues

    Composer: Count Basie / Tab Smith/ George Frazier Performers: Buck Clayton, Emmett Berry, Doc Chetham, Mel David, t; Frank Rehak, Dicky Wells, Urbie Green, tb; Earle Warren, Rudy Powell, as; Buddy Tate, Coleman Hawkins, ts; Danny Bank, bar; Nat Pierce, p; Danny Barker, g; Milt Hinton, b; Osie Johnson, d. February 1958

    • Little Jimmy Rushing and the Big Brass.
    • Avid.
    • check AMSC 1057. D2, Tr. 3.
  • Jimmy Rushing

    Mr. Five by Five

    Composer: De Paul / Raye Performers: Jimmy Mundy, arr; Buck Clayton, Emmett Berry, Bernie Glow, Mel David, t; Vic Dickenson, Dicky Wells, Urbie Green, tb; Earle Warren, Rudy Powell, as; Buddy Tate, Coleman Hawkins, ts; Danny Bank, bar; Nat Pierce, p; Danny Barker, g; Milt Hinton, b; Jo Jones, d. February 1958

    • Little Jimmy Rushing and The Big Brass.
    • Avid.
    • AMSC 1057. D2, Tr. 4.
  • Jimmy Rushing

    Someday Sweetheart

    Composer: Spikes and Spikes Performers: Buck Clayton, Emmett Berry, Doc Chetham, Mel David, t; Frank Rehak, Dicky Wells, Urbie Green, tb; Earle Warren, Rudy Powell, as; Buddy Tate, Coleman Hawkins, ts; Danny Bank, bar; Nat Pierce, p; Danny Barker, g; Milt Hinton, b; Osie Johnson, d. February 1958

    • Little Jimmy Rushing and The Big Brass.
    • Avid.
    • AMSC 1057. D2, Tr. 10.
  • Jimmy Rushing

    Some of These Days

    Composer: Brooks Performers: Buck Clayton, t, arr; Billy Butterfield, Ed Lewis, t; Hank Jones, p; Dave McRae, bar; Urbie Green, Dicky Wells, tb; Hilton Jefferson, Rudy Powell, as; Budd Johnson, ts; Steve Jordan, g; Hank Jones, p; Milt Hinton, b; Jo Jones, d. November 1956

    • The Jazz Odyssey of James Rushing, Esq,.
    • Avid.
    • AMSC 1057. D1, Tr. 22.
  • Jimmy Rushing

    Blues in the Dark

    Composer: Rushing / Basie Performers: Jimmy Rushing, v; Dave Brubeck, p; Paul Desmond, as; Eugene Wright, b; Joe Morello, d. 1960

    • Brubeck & Rushing.
    • Avid.
    • AMSC 1057 D2, Tr. 15.
  • Jimmy Rushing

    Home

    Composer: Van Steeden Performers: Jimmy Rushing, v; Dave Frishberg, p, arr; Ray Nance, c, vn; Zoot Sims, ts; Milt Hinton, b; Mel Lewis, d. April 1971.

    • The You and Me That Used to Be.
    • Bluebird.
    • ND86460 (1); Tr. 10.
  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Hello Little Girl

    Composer: Ellington / Kemp Performers: Duke Ellington and His Orchestra: Jimmy Rushing, v; Jimmy Jones, p; Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Nance, Clark Terry, Cat Anderson, Shorty Baker, Andres Ford, t; Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves, Harry Carney, Jimmy Hamilton, Russell Procope, reeds; Britt Woodman, Quentin Jackson, John Sanders, tb; Jimmy Woode, b; Sam Woodyard, d. February 1959

    • Larkin’s Jazz.
    • Proper.
    • P1720. CD 4, Tr. 4.

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