From Spirituals to Swing (The Legendary 1938 & 1939 Carnegie Hall Concerts Produced by John Hammond)

~ Release by Various Artists (see all versions of this release, 1 available)

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Swingin’ the Blues Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:34
2 One O’Clock Jump Count Basie & His Orchestra 1:11
3 Introduction John Hammond 0:38
4 Blues With Lips Hot Lips Page with The Count Basie Orchestra 3:11
5 I Never Knew Kansas City Five 3:11
6 Don’t Be That Way Kansas City Five 4:04
7 Introduction John Hammond 0:30
8 Blues With Helen Helen Humes with the Kansas City Five 3:35
9 Introduction John Hammond 0:26
10 I Ain’t Got Nobody Count Basie, Walter Page & Jo Jones 3:48
11 Jumpin’ Blues Meade Lux Lewis, Albert Ammons & Pete Johnson 2:22
12 Honky Tonk Train Blues Meade Lux Lewis 2:39
13 Low Down Dog Joe Turner with Pete Johnson 2:22
14 It’s All Right Baby Joe Turner with Pete Johnson 2:39
15 Boogie Woogie Albert Ammons 3:49
16 Cavalcade of Boogie Meade Lux Lewis, Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson, Walter Page & Jo Jones 3:05
17 Rock Me Sister Tharpe with Albert Ammons 2:14
18 That’s All Sister Tharpe with Albert Ammons 1:39
19 What More Can My Jesus Do? Mitchell's Christian Singers 2:11
20 My Poor Mother Died a’Shoutin’ Mitchell's Christian Singers 2:14
21 Are You Living Humble Mitchell's Christian Singers 2:51
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Weary Blues New Orleans Feetwarmers 2:07
2 Milenberg Joys New Orleans Feetwarmers 1:47
3 I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate New Orleans Feetwarmers 2:23
4 It Was Just a Dream Big Bill Broonzy with Albert Ammons 3:13
5 Fox Chase Sonny Terry 2:17
6 Carolina Shout James P. Johnson 2:24
7 Every Tub Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:54
8 Stealin’ Blues Jimmy Rushing with Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:43
9 After You’ve Gone Kansas City Six 4:53
10 Oh, Lady Be Good Kansas City Five 3:23
11 Allez-Oop Kansas City Five 3:53
12 Mortgage Stomp Kansas City Five 3:33
13 Spoken Introduction Sterling Brown 4:41
14 Gospel Train The Golden Gate Quartet 2:09
15 I’m on My Way The Golden Gate Quartet 3:00
16 Noah The Golden Gate Quartet 2:50
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Got Rhythm The Benny Goodman Sextet 3:20
2 Flying Home The Benny Goodman Sextet 3:19
3 Memories of You The Benny Goodman Sextet 3:10
4 Stompin’ at the Savoy The Benny Goodman Sextet 3:20
5 Honeysuckle Rose The Benny Goodman Sextet 3:57
6 Blueberry Rhyme James P. Johnson 3:26
7 The Mule Walk James P. Johnson 2:25
8 Low Down Dirty Shame Ida Cox with James P. Johnson, Jo Jones, Walter Page, Freddie Green, Shad Collins, Dicky Wells & Buddy Tate 2:37
9 ’Fore Day Creep Ida Cox with James P. Johnson, Jo Jones, Walter Page, Freddie Green, Shad Collins, Dicky Wells & Buddy Tate 3:26
10 Done Got Wise Big Bill Broonzy & Albert Ammons 2:31
11 Louise, Louise Blues Big Bill Broonzy & Albert Ammons 2:54
12 Mountain Blues Sonny Terry 3:14
13 The New John Henry Sonny Terry & Bull City Red 3:35
14 Paging the Devil Kansas City Six 3:47
15 Way Down Yonder in New Orleans Kansas City Six 2:30
16 Good Morning Blues Kansas City Six 3:52
17 Old Fashioned Love Count Basie & His Orchestra with Helen Humes & James P. Johnson 2:12
18 If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Count Basie & His Orchestra with Helen Humes & James P. Johnson 3:03
19 That Rhythm Man Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:37
20 Oh, Lady Be Good Earl Warren, Jack Washington, Arthur Bernstein, Jo Jones, Charlie Christian, Freddie Green, Albert Ammons, Count Basie, Meade Lux Lewis, Buddy Tate, Lester Young, Benny Morton, Dan Minor, Dickie Wells, Buck Clayton, Ed Lewis, Harry Edison, Shad Collins 10:21

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Lester Young (1938-12-23) (tracks 5, 8)
drums (drum set):
Jo Jones (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 8, 10, 16)
trumpet:
Buck Clayton (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 8)
Shad Collins (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–2, 4)
Harry “Sweets” Edison (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–2, 4)
Ed Lewis (jazz trumpeter) (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–2, 4)
Hot Lips Page (1938-12-23) (track 4)
guitar:
Freddie Green (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–2, 4)
Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1938-12-23) (tracks 17–18)
double bass:
Walter Page (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 8, 10, 16)
alto saxophone:
Earle Warren (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–2, 4)
piano:
Albert Ammons (1938-12-23) (tracks 11, 15–18)
Count Basie (pianist) (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 8, 10)
Pete Johnson (US Boogie-woogie pianist) (1938-12-23) (tracks 11, 13–14, 16)
Meade Lux Lewis (1938-12-23) (tracks 11–12, 16)
baritone saxophone:
Jack Washington (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–2, 4)
tenor saxophone:
Herschel Evans (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–2, 4)
Lester Young (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6)
trombone:
Dan Minor (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–2, 4)
Benny Morton (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–2, 4)
Dicky Wells (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–2, 4)
baritone vocals:
Louis David (1938-12-23) (tracks 19–21)
bass vocals:
Sam Bryant (bass singer) (1938-12-23) (tracks 19–21)
composer:
Ted Fio Rito (track 5)
Benny Goodman (clarinetist and bandleader) (track 6)
Meade Lux Lewis (track 12)
Edgar Sampson (track 6)
Spencer Williams (US jazz composer, pianist & singer) (track 10)
Count Basie (pianist) (1937) (track 2)
Count Basie (pianist) (1938) (track 1)
Eddie Durham (1938) (track 1)
lyricist:
Roger Graham (track 10)
Gus Kahn (track 5)
Mitchell Parish (track 6)
tenor vocals:
William Brown (tenor of Mitchell's Christian Singers) (1938-12-23) (tracks 19–21)
Julius Davis (1938-12-23) (tracks 19–21)
vocals:
Helen Humes (1938-12-23) (track 8)
Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1938-12-23) (tracks 17–18)
Big Joe Turner (1938-12-23) (tracks 13–14)
writer:
Thomas A. Dorsey (gospel musician aka “Georgia Tom”) (track 17)
Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1938-10) (track 18)
publisher:
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 8, 10–21)
is the basis for:
live cover recording of:
Don’t Be That Way (1938-12-23) (track 6)
I Ain't Got Nobody (1938-12-23) (track 10)
live instrumental cover recording of:
I Never Knew (1938-12-23) (track 5)
live recording of:
Honky Tonk Train Blues (1938-12-23) (track 12)
One O’Clock Jump (1938-12-23) (track 2)
Rock Me (1938-12-23) (track 17)
Swingin’ the Blues (1938-12-23) (track 1)
That's All (1938-12-23) (track 18)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Jo Jones (1938-06-03) (tracks 10–12)
Jo Jones (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
trumpet:
Buck Clayton (1938-06-03) (tracks 10–12)
Buck Clayton (1938-12-23) (tracks 7–9)
Shad Collins (1938-12-23) (tracks 7–8)
Harry “Sweets” Edison (1938-12-23) (tracks 7–8)
Tommy Ladnier (American jazz trumpeter) (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–3)
Ed Lewis (jazz trumpeter) (1938-12-23) (tracks 7–8)
soprano saxophone:
Sidney Bechet (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–3)
guitar:
Freddie Green (1938-12-23) (tracks 7–9)
Big Bill Broonzy (William Lee Conley Broonzy Bradley) (1938-12-23) (track 4)
harmonica:
Sonny Terry (1938-12-23) (track 5)
double bass:
Walter Page (1938-06-03) (tracks 10–12)
Walter Page (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
electric guitar:
Leonard Ware (American jazz guitar player and composer) (1938-12-23) (track 9)
alto saxophone:
Earle Warren (1938-12-23) (tracks 7–8)
piano:
Count Basie (pianist) (1938-06-03) (tracks 10–12)
Albert Ammons (1938-12-23) (track 4)
Count Basie (pianist) (1938-12-23) (tracks 7–8)
James P. Johnson (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–3, 6)
baritone saxophone:
Jack Washington (1938-12-23) (tracks 7–8)
tenor saxophone:
Lester Young (1938-06-03) (tracks 10–12)
Herschel Evans (1938-12-23) (tracks 7–8)
Lester Young (1938-12-23) (tracks 7–9)
trombone:
Dan Minor (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–3)
Benny Morton (1938-12-23) (tracks 7–8)
Dicky Wells (1938-12-23) (tracks 7–8)
bass vocals:
Willie Johnson (Bass and baritone singer) (1939-12-24) (tracks 14–16)
Orlandus Wilson (1939-12-24) (tracks 14–16)
composer:
James P. Johnson (track 6)
Paul Mares (track 2)
F. Morton (track 2)
Leon Rappolo (track 2)
Turner Layton (1918) (track 9)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 10)
lyricist:
Henry Creamer (1918) (track 9)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 10)
tenor vocals:
William "Highpockets" Langford (1939-12-24) (tracks 14–16)
Henry Owens (1939-12-24) (tracks 14–16)
vocals:
Big Bill Broonzy (William Lee Conley Broonzy Bradley) (1938-12-23) (track 4)
Jimmy Rushing (1938-12-23) (track 8)
Sonny Terry (1938-12-23) (track 5)
writer:
Count Basie (pianist) (track 7)
Eddie Durham (track 7)
Armand J. Piron (track 3)
Clarence Williams (track 3)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 10)
Ira Gershwin Music (track 10)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 10)
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1938-06-03) (tracks 10–12)
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1938-12-23) (tracks 1–9)
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1939-12-24) (tracks 14–16)
arrangements:
Oh, Lady Be Good (for solo piano) (track 10)
is the basis for:
Milenburg Joy (track 2)
later parody versions:
Lady Be Good (French parody) (track 10)
later translated versions:
Oh, dama, tem dó (track 10)
live cover recording of:
Milneburg Joys (1938-12-23) (track 2)
live instrumental cover recording of:
Oh, Lady Be Good! (1938-06-03) (track 10)
live recording of:
After You’ve Gone (1938-12-23) (track 9)
Carolina Shout (1938-12-23) (track 6)
Every Tub (1938-12-23) (track 7)
part of:
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 9)

CD 3

clarinet:
Benny Goodman (clarinetist and bandleader) (1939-12-24) (tracks 1–5)
drums (drum set):
Jo Jones (track 20)
Nick Fatool (1939-12-24) (tracks 1–5)
Jo Jones (1939-12-24) (tracks 8–9, 14–19)
trumpet:
Buck Clayton (track 20)
Shad Collins (track 20)
Ed Lewis (jazz trumpeter) (track 20)
Buck Clayton (1939-12-24) (tracks 14–19)
Shad Collins (1939-12-24) (tracks 8–9, 17–19)
Harry “Sweets” Edison (1939-12-24) (tracks 17–19)
Ed Lewis (jazz trumpeter) (1939-12-24) (tracks 17–19)
washboard:
Bull City Red (1939-12-24) (track 13)
guitar:
Freddie Green (track 20)
Freddie Green (1939-12-24) (tracks 8–9, 14–19)
Big Bill Broonzy (William Lee Conley Broonzy Bradley) (1939-12-24) (tracks 10–11)
harmonica:
Sonny Terry (1939-12-24) (tracks 12–13)
bass:
Artie Bernstein (track 20)
vibraphone:
Lionel Hampton (1939-12-24) (tracks 1–5)
double bass:
Artie Bernstein (1939-12-24) (tracks 1–5)
Walter Page (1939-12-24) (tracks 8–9, 14–19)
electric guitar:
Charlie Christian (track 20)
Charlie Christian (1939-12-24) (tracks 1–5, 14–16)
alto saxophone:
Earle Warren (track 20)
Earle Warren (1939-12-24) (tracks 17–19)
piano:
Albert Ammons (track 20)
Count Basie (pianist) (track 20)
Meade Lux Lewis (track 20)
Albert Ammons (1939-12-24) (tracks 10–11)
Count Basie (pianist) (1939-12-24) (tracks 17–19)
Fletcher Henderson (1939-12-24) (tracks 1–5)
James P. Johnson (1939-12-24) (tracks 6–9, 17–18)
baritone saxophone:
Jack Washington (track 20)
Jack Washington (1939-12-24) (tracks 17–19)
tenor saxophone:
Buddy Tate (track 20)
Lester Young (track 20)
Buddy Tate (1939-12-24) (tracks 8–9, 17–19)
Lester Young (1939-12-24) (tracks 14–19)
trombone:
Dan Minor (track 20)
Benny Morton (track 20)
Dicky Wells (track 20)
Dan Minor (1939-12-24) (tracks 17–19)
Benny Morton (1939-12-24) (tracks 17–19)
Dicky Wells (1939-12-24) (tracks 8–9, 17–19)
composer:
Benny Goodman (clarinetist and bandleader) (tracks 2, 4)
Lionel Hampton (track 2)
Turner Layton (track 15)
Edgar Sampson (track 4)
Chick Webb (track 4)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 20)
James P. Johnson (1926) (track 18)
Fats Waller (1928) (track 5)
Eubie Blake (1930) (track 3)
George Gershwin (composer) (1930) (track 1)
lyricist:
Henry Creamer (track 15)
Andy Razaf (track 4)
De Lange (track 2)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 20)
Henry Creamer (1926) (track 18)
Andy Razaf (1928) (track 5)
Ira Gershwin (1930) (track 1)
Andy Razaf (1930) (track 3)
vocals:
Big Bill Broonzy (William Lee Conley Broonzy Bradley) (1939-12-24) (tracks 10–11)
Ida Cox (1939-12-24) (tracks 8–9)
Helen Humes (1939-12-24) (tracks 17–18)
Sonny Terry (1939-12-24) (tracks 12–13)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 20)
EMI Robbins Catalog (ASCAP) (track 4)
Ira Gershwin Music (track 20)
Ragbag Music (ASCAP) (track 4)
Regent Music (BMI) (track 2)
Rytvoc (ASCAP) (track 4)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 20)
New World Music Co. (1930) (track 1)
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1939-12-24) (tracks 1–20)
arrangements:
I Got Rhythm (for piano solo) (track 1)
I Got Rhythm (for brass ensemble, Harvey) (track 1)
Oh, Lady Be Good (for solo piano) (track 20)
is the basis for:
Du und i (track 18)
later parody versions:
Lady Be Good (French parody) (track 20)
later translated versions:
I hob Rhythmus (track 1)
Oh, dama, tem dó (track 20)
later versions:
Har ni cykellås (track 5)
live cover recording of:
Memories of You (1939-12-24) (track 3)
live instrumental cover recording of:
Honeysuckle Rose (1939-12-24) (track 5)
I Got Rhythm (1939-12-24) (track 1)
live recording of:
'Way Down Yonder in New Orleans (1939-12-24) (track 15)
Flying Home (1939-12-24) (track 2)
Oh, Lady Be Good! (1939-12-24) (track 20)
Stompin’ at the Savoy (1939-12-24) (track 4)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 1)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 1)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 1)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (track 20)
referred to in medleys:
The Rhythm Series (track 1)
Ja-Da Medley (track 15)
version of:
Flying Home (Instrumental version) (track 2)

Release Group

Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/516854 [info]
Wikidata:Q3753587 [info]