Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Walkin' and Swingin'
2:41
2 Moten Swing
3:06
3 Froggy Bottom
3:10
4 Bear Cat Shuffle
3:01
5 Puddin' Head Serenade
2:33
6 The Lady Who Swings the Band
2:44
7 (Keep It) In the Groove
3:02
8 A Mellow Bit of Rhythm
3:20
9 Bear Down
2:59
10 Twinklin'
3:05
11 Mess-a-stomp
3:07
12 What's Your Story, Morning Glory?
3:08
13 Mary's Idea
2:59
14 Close to Five
2:53
15 Scratchin' in the Gravel
3:08
16 The Count
3:08
17 Twelfth Street Rag
2:54
18 Baby Dear
2:49
19 Harmony Blues
2:49
20 Ring Dem Bells
2:45

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States (1929-11-11) (track 3)
New York, New York, United States (1936-03-04) (track 4)
clarinet:
John Harrington (jazz saxophonist) (1929-11-11) (track 3)
John Harrington (jazz saxophonist) (1936-03-04) (track 4)
violin:
Claude Williams (jazz violinist and guitarist) (1929-11-11) (track 3)
drums (drum set):
Edward McNeil (1929-11-11) (track 3)
Ben Thigpen (1936-03-04) (track 4)
trumpet:
Harry Lawson (1929-11-07) (track 3)
Gene Prince (1929-11-11) (track 3)
Paul King (jazz trumpeter) (1936-03-04) (track 4)
Harry Lawson (1936-03-04) (track 4)
Earl Thompson (trumpeter) (1936-03-04) (track 4)
guitar:
William Dirvin (1929-11-11) (track 3)
Ted Robinson (jazz guitarist) (1936-03-04) (track 4)
banjo:
William Dirvin (1929-11-11) (track 3)
double bass:
Booker Collins (1936-03-04) (track 4)
bass saxophone:
Andy Kirk (jazz saxophonist and tubist) (1929-11-11) (track 3)
alto saxophone:
John Harrington (jazz saxophonist) (1929-11-11) (track 3)
John Williams (jazz saxophonist) (1929-11-11) (track 3)
John Harrington (jazz saxophonist) (1936-03-04) (track 4)
John Williams (jazz saxophonist) (1936-03-04) (track 4)
piano:
Mary Lou Williams (1929-11-11) (track 3)
Mary Lou Williams (1936-03-04) (track 4)
baritone saxophone:
John Williams (jazz saxophonist) (1929-11-11) (track 3)
John Harrington (jazz saxophonist) (1936-03-04) (track 4)
John Williams (jazz saxophonist) (1936-03-04) (track 4)
tuba:
Andy Kirk (jazz saxophonist and tubist) (1929-11-11) (track 3)
tenor saxophone:
Lawrence Freeman (1929-11-11) (track 3)
Dick Wilson (1936-03-04) (track 4)
trombone:
Allen Durham (1929-11-11) (track 3)
Ted Donnelly (1936-03-04) (track 4)
Henry Wells (1936-03-04) (track 4)
arranger:
Earl Thompson (trumpeter) (track 4)
Mary Lou Williams (tracks 3–4)
conductor:
Andy Kirk (jazz saxophonist and tubist) (1929-11-11) (track 3)
vocals:
Ben Thigpen (1936-03-04) (track 4)
Pha Terrell (1936-03-04) (track 4)

Release

ASIN: US: B000003N3O [info]