Annotation

Label: Columbia - Catalog #: CK-40833 - Format: CD
Label: Columbia - Catalog #: CJT-40833 - Format: CS

Annotation last modified on 2007-03-07 15:32 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Dismal Dan
Jack Purvis and His Orchestra 3:07
2 Dee Blues
The Chocolate Dandies 2:58
3 Who’s Sorry Now?
The Rhythmakers 3:08
4 There’s a House in Harlem for Sale
Henry Allen and His Orchestra 2:51
5 Isle of Capri
Wingy Manone and His Orchestra 3:14
6 Blues in E‐flat
Red Norvo & His Swing Octet 3:01
7 Shoe Shine Swing
Jones-Smith Inc. 3:00
8 ’Tain’t No Use
Stuff Smith and His Onyx Club Boys 3:34
9 Here’s Love in Your Eye
Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra 3:05
10 Wabash Stomp
Roy Eldridge and His Orchestra 3:11
11 Echoes of Harlem
Cootie Williams & His Rug Cutters 3:15
12 Alabamy Home
The Gotham Stompers 3:03
13 There’s No Two Ways About It
Frankie Newton and His Uptown Serenaders 3:03
14 Jungle Drums
Sidney Bechet and His Orchestra 2:30
15 Chuberry Jam
Chu Berry and His Stompy Stevedores 2:19
16 Royal Garden Blues
John Kirby and His Orchestra 2:32

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Benny Carter (1930-12-31) (track 2)
Pee Wee Russell (1932-05-23) (track 3)
Buster Bailey (1934-07-28) (track 4)
Johnny Mince (1935-01-25) (track 6)
Matty Matlock (1935-03-08) (track 5)
Benny Goodman (clarinetist and bandleader) (1936-08-24) (track 9)
Barney Bigard (1937-03-25) (track 12)
Edmond Hall (1937-04-15) (track 13)
Cecil Scott (1937-04-15) (track 13)
Barney Bigard (1938-01-19) (track 11)
Sidney Bechet (1938-11-16) (track 14)
Buster Bailey (1939-07-28) (track 16)
violin:
Stuff Smith (jazz violinist) (1936-03-13) (track 8)
trumpet:
Jack Purvis (1930-04-04) (track 1)
Bobby Stark (1930-12-31) (track 2)
Henry Allen (jazz musician) (1932-05-23) (track 3)
Henry Allen (jazz musician) (1934-07-28) (track 4)
Bunny Berigan (1935-01-25) (track 6)
Wingy Manone (1935-03-08) (track 5)
Jonah Jones (1936-03-13) (track 8)
Gordon "Chris" Griffin (Gordon Claude Griffin, trumpeter) (1936-08-24) (track 9)
Carl "Tatti" Smith (trumpeter) (1936-11-09) (track 7)
Roy Eldridge (1937-01-23) (track 10)
Cootie Williams (1937-03-25) (track 12)
Frank Newton (1937-04-15) (track 13)
Irving Randolph (1937-09-10) (track 15)
Cootie Williams (1938-01-19) (track 11)
Charlie Shavers (1939-07-28) (track 16)
membranophone:
Charlie Kegley (1930-04-04) (track 1)
Zutty Singleton (1932-05-23) (track 3)
Walter Johnson (drums) (1934-07-28) (track 4)
Gene Krupa (1935-01-25) (track 6)
Ray Bauduc (1935-03-08) (track 5)
John Washington (jazz drummer) (1936-03-13) (track 8)
Gene Krupa (1936-08-24) (track 9)
Jo Jones (1936-11-09) (track 7)
Zutty Singleton (1937-01-23) (track 10)
Chick Webb (1937-03-25) (track 12)
Cozy Cole (1937-04-15) (track 13)
Leroy Maxey (jazz drummer) (1937-09-10) (track 15)
Sonny Greer (1938-01-19) (track 11)
Zutty Singleton (1938-11-16) (track 14)
O'Neill Spencer (1939-07-28) (track 16)
soprano saxophone:
Sidney Bechet (1938-11-16) (track 14)
guitar:
Will Johnson (jazz musician) (1930-04-04) (track 1)
Benny Jackson (1930-12-31) (track 2)
Jack Bland (1932-05-23) (track 3)
Lawrence Lucie (1934-07-28) (track 4)
George van Eps (1935-01-25) (track 6)
Nappy Lamare (1935-03-08) (track 5)
Bobby Bennett (guitar) (1936-03-13) (track 8)
Allan Reuss (1936-08-24) (track 9)
John Collins (jazz guitarist) (1937-01-23) (track 10)
Bernard Addison (1937-03-25) (track 12)
John Smith (Somewhat obscure jazz guitarist pre WWII) (1937-04-15) (track 13)
Danny Barker (1937-09-10) (track 15)
Fred Guy (1938-01-19) (track 11)
Leonard Ware (American jazz guitar player and composer) (1938-11-16) (track 14)
banjo:
Eddie Condon (1932-05-23) (track 3)
vibraphone:
Lionel Hampton (1936-08-24) (track 9)
double bass:
Richard Fullbright (1937-04-15) (track 13)
double bass [string bass]:
Al Morgan (1932-05-23) (track 3)
Elmer James (1934-07-28) (track 4)
Artie Bernstein (1935-01-25) (track 6)
Harry Goodman (1935-03-08) (track 5)
Mack Walker (1936-03-13) (track 8)
Harry Goodman (1936-08-24) (track 9)
Walter Page (1936-11-09) (track 7)
Truck Parham (1937-01-23) (track 10)
Billy Taylor (jazz bassist) (1937-03-25) (track 12)
Richard Fullbright (1937-04-15) (track 13)
Milt Hinton (1937-09-10) (track 15)
Billy Taylor (jazz bassist) (1938-01-19) (track 11)
Henry Turner (jazz double bass player) (1938-11-16) (track 14)
John Kirby (jazz bass/trombone/tuba player) (1939-07-28) (track 16)
bass saxophone:
Adrian Rollini (1930-04-04) (track 1)
alto saxophone:
Benny Carter (1930-12-31) (track 2)
Hilton Jefferson (1934-07-28) (track 4)
Scoops Carry (1937-01-23) (track 10)
Joe Eldridge (jazz saxophonist) (1937-01-23) (track 10)
Johnny Hodges (1937-03-25) (track 12)
Pete Brown (Swing altoist active 40s-60s) (1937-04-15) (track 13)
Russell Procope (1937-04-15) (track 13)
Johnny Hodges (1938-01-19) (track 11)
Russell Procope (1939-07-28) (track 16)
piano:
Frank Froeba (1930-04-04) (track 1)
Horace Henderson (1930-12-31) (track 2)
Joe Sullivan (piano, USA) (1932-05-23) (track 3)
Horace Henderson (1934-07-28) (track 4)
Teddy Wilson (1935-01-25) (track 6)
Gil Bowers (jazz pianist) (1935-03-08) (track 5)
James Sherman (1936-03-13) (track 8)
Count Basie (1936-11-09) (track 7)
Teddy Cole (jazz pianist) (1937-01-23) (track 10)
Tommy Fulford (1937-03-25) (track 12)
Don Frye (1937-04-15) (track 13)
Benny Payne (jazz pianist) (1937-09-10) (track 15)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1938-01-19) (track 11)
Dave Bowman (jazz pianist) (1938-11-16) (track 14)
Billy Kyle (1939-07-28) (track 16)
baritone saxophone:
Harry Carney (1937-03-25) (track 12)
Edmond Hall (1937-04-15) (track 13)
Harry Carney (1938-01-19) (track 11)
Ernie Caceres (1938-11-16) (track 14)
baritone saxophone and clarinet:
Edmond Hall (1937-04-15) (track 13)
xylophone:
Red Norvo (1935-01-25) (track 6)
tuba:
John Kirby (jazz bass/trombone/tuba player) (1930-12-31) (track 2)
tenor saxophone:
Castor McCord (1930-04-04) (track 1)
Coleman Hawkins (1930-12-31) (track 2)
Pee Wee Russell (1932-05-23) (track 3)
Leon "Chu" Berry (1935-01-25) (track 6)
Eddie Miller (US jazz saxophonist) (1935-03-08) (track 5)
Vido Musso (1936-08-24) (track 9)
Lester Young (1936-11-09) (track 7)
Dave Young (tenor sax) (1937-01-23) (track 10)
Cecil Scott (1937-04-15) (track 13)
Leon "Chu" Berry (1937-09-10) (track 15)
Barney Bigard (1938-01-19) (track 11)
trombone:
J.C. Higginbotham (1930-04-04) (track 1)
Jimmy Harrison (1930-12-31) (track 2)
Keg Johnson (jazz trombonist) (1934-07-28) (track 4)
Jack Jenney (American jazz trombonist) (1935-01-25) (track 6)
Sandy Williams (American jazz trombonist) (1937-03-25) (track 12)
Keg Johnson (jazz trombonist) (1937-09-10) (track 15)
Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton (1938-01-19) (track 11)
arranger:
Benny Carter (track 2)
Wayman Carver (track 12)
Joe Eldridge (jazz saxophonist) ( – ????) (track 10)
Frank Newton (track 13)
composer:
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 13)
lyricist:
Harold Adamson (track 13)
vocals:
Billy Banks (1932-05-23) (track 3)
Wingy Manone (1935-03-08) (track 5)
Stuff Smith (jazz violinist) (1936-03-13) (track 8)
Helen Ward (1936-08-24) (track 9)
Slim Gaillard (1937-04-15) (track 13)
recording of:
There's No Two Ways About It (1937-04-15) (track 13)

Release

additional producer: Michael Brooks (music historian, archivist, producer)
engineer: Larry Keyes
graphic design: Allen Weinberg (art director and designer)
liner notes: Michael Brooks (music historian, archivist, producer)
mastering: Vlado Meller
photography: Frank Driggs
part of: CBS Jazz Masterpieces
ASIN: US: B0000026C1 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/10825351 [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/586983 [info]