Annotation

These compilation discs accompany the textbook "Essential Jazz: The First 100 Years" By Henry Martin, Keith Waters

Annotation last modified on 2014-09-25 15:15 UTC.

Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Kasuan Kura People of Dagomba, Ghana 2:42
2 Daniel Georgia Sea Island Singers 1:11
3 Dere's No Hidin Place Marian Anderson 0:53
4 Field Hands Call Annie Grace Horn Dodson 1:19
5 Maple Leaf Rag Scott Joplin 1:03
6 Maple Leaf Rag Jelly Roll Morton 2:04
7 Back Water Blues Bessie Smith 3:20
8 Tiger Rag Original Dixieland Jazz Band 3:09
9 Dippermouth Blues King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band 2:28
10 Grandpa's Spells Jelly Roll Morton 2:53
11 West End Blues Louis Armstrong 3:18
12 Singin' the Blues Frankie Trumbauer 3:02
13 Tiger Rag Art Tatum 2:22
14 East St.Louis Toodle Duke Ellington 3:40
15 Tiger Rag Django Reinhardt 2:35
16 Down South Camp Meeting Fletcher Henderson 3:02
17 Mary's Idea Andy Kirk 3:03
18 Shoe Shin Boy Jones‐Smith Incorporated 3:00
19 Solo Flight Benny Goodman 2:51
20 Sepia Panorama Duke Ellington 3:24
21 Vi Vigor International Sweethearts of Rhythm 2:57
22 Body and Soul Coleman Hawkins 3:04
23 Body and Soul Billie Holiday 3:01
24 Salt Peanuts Dizzy Gillespie 3:20
25 Manteca Dizzy Gillespie 3:09
26 Four in One Thelonious Monk 3:30
27 Jeru Miles Davis 3:15
28 They Can't Take That Away From Me Ella Fitzgerald 4:38
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Moanin' Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 5:14
2 Powell's Prances Clifford Brown & Max Roach Quintet 3:32
3 Hora Decubitus Charles Mingus 4:44
4 So What Miles Davis Sextet 5:25
5 Street Woman Ornette Coleman 4:51
6 Acknowledgement John Coltrane 7:50
7 Ghosts: First Variation Albert Ayler Trio 1:46
8 Autumn Leaves Bill Evans Trio 3:19
9 It's About That Time in a Silent Way Miles Davis 8:05
10 Chameleon Herbie Hancock 6:07
11 Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy Return to Forever 3:29
12 Express Crossing Wynton Marsalis 5:11
13 Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise George Benson 4:01
14 One Note Sambe Eliane Elias 4:20
15 Salt Peanuts Steve Coleman and Five Elements 3:20
16 Far West Tim Hagans 6:01

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1918-03-25) (track 8)
clarinet:
Larry Shields (1918-03-25) (track 8)
drums (drum set):
Tony Sbarbaro (1918-03-25) (track 8)
cornet:
Nick LaRocca (1918-03-25) (track 8)
piano:
Henry Ragas (1918-03-25) (track 8)
trombone:
Eddie Edwards (Jazz trombonist) (1918-03-25) (track 8)
arranger:
Louis Armstrong (1928) (track 11)
composer:
Nick LaRocca (track 8)
Thelonious Monk (track 26)
Gerry Mulligan (track 27)
King Oliver (jazz cornetist) (1928) (track 11)
arrangement of:
West End Blues (original instrumental) (track 11)
is the basis for:
Tiger Rag (track 8)
Täger reik (track 8)
later translated versions:
Tiger Rag (French version) (track 8)
Tiger-Rag (German version) (track 8)
Tiikerinmetsästys (track 8)
later versions:
Jeru (lyrics by Daryl Bosteels (The Ritz)) (track 27)
recording of:
Four in One (track 26)
Jeru (track 27)
West End Blues (Armstrong recording) (track 11)
Tiger Rag (original 1917 instrumental version) (1918-03-25) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (order: 22) (track 8)

CD 2

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1963-09-20) (track 3)
clarinet:
Dick Hafer (1963-09-20) (track 3)
drums (drum set):
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (1956-01-04) (track 2)
Walter Perkins (Chicago jazz drummer) (1963-09-20) (track 3)
Elvin Jones (jazz drummer) (1964-12) (track 6)
oboe:
Dick Hafer (1963-09-20) (track 3)
trumpet:
Clifford Brown (trumpet) (1956-01-04) (track 2)
Eddie Preston (1963-09-20) (track 3)
Richard Williams (jazz trumpeter) (1963-09-20) (track 3)
soprano saxophone:
Jerome Richardson (1963-09-20) (track 3)
flute:
Eric Dolphy (track 3)
Dick Hafer (1963-09-20) (track 3)
Jerome Richardson (1963-09-20) (track 3)
guitar:
Jay Berliner (1963-09-20) (track 3)
double bass:
George Morrow (1956-01-04) (track 2)
Charles Mingus (1963-09-20) (track 3)
Jimmy Garrison (1964-12) (track 6)
double bass [bass]:
Charles Mingus (track 3)
alto saxophone:
Eric Dolphy (track 3)
alto saxophone and flute:
Eric Dolphy (1963-09-20) (track 3)
piano:
Richie Powell (1956-01-04) (track 2)
Jaki Byard (1963-09-20) (track 3)
McCoy Tyner (Jazz pianist) (1964-12) (track 6)
Charles Mingus (track 3)
baritone saxophone:
Jerome Richardson (1963-09-20) (track 3)
tuba:
Don Butterfield (1963-09-20) (track 3)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (1956-01-04) (track 2)
Booker Ervin (1963-09-20) (track 3)
Dick Hafer (1963-09-20) (track 3)
John Coltrane (1964-12) (track 6)
trombone:
Britt Woodman (1963-09-20) (track 3)
composer:
John Coltrane (track 6)
Charles Mingus (track 3)
Bobby Timmons (track 1)
engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (track 6)
Bob Simpson (US jazz engineer/producer) (track 3)
producer:
Bob Shad (track 2)
Bob Thiele (producer & songwriter) (tracks 3, 6)
recording engineer:
Bob Simpson (US jazz engineer/producer) (1963-09-20 –) (track 3)
writer:
Richie Powell (track 2)
recorded at:
Capital Studios (New York) in New York, New York, United States (1956-01-04) (track 2)
later versions:
Acknowledgement (lyrics Doug Carn) (track 6)
Moanin’ (french version, lyrics by Mimi Perrin) (track 1)
Moanin’ (lyrics by Jon Hendricks) (track 1)
part of:
A Love Supreme (order: 1) (track 6)
recording of:
Moanin' (track 1)
Powell's Prances (1956-01-04) (track 2)
Hora Decubitus (1963-09-20) (track 3)

Release

ASIN:US: 0495656704 [info]