Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Dicty Blues
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 2:40
2 Teapot Dome Blues
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 2:58
3 Go 'long Mule
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 3:07
4 Shanghai Shuffle
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 3:21
5 Copenhagen
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 2:53
6 Everybody Loves My Baby
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 2:53
7 How Come You Do Me Like You Do
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 3:13
8 Alabamy Bound
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 3:08
9 Sugar Foot Stomp
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 2:49
10 What-Cha-Call-'em Blues
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 2:51
11 T.N.T.
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 2:55
12 The Stampede
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 3:17
13 Jackass Blues
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 3:14
14 Henderson Stomp
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 2:53
15 The Chant
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 2:58
16 Snag It
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 3:12
17 Rocky Mountain Blues
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 2:46
18 Tozo!
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 2:56
19 St. Louis Shuffle
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 3:02
20 Whiteman Stomp
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 2:47
21 I'm Coming Virginia
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 3:07
22 Variety Stomp
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 3:04
23 St. Louis Blues
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 3:06
24 Goose Pimples
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 3:01
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Hop Off
Fletcher Henderson 2:58
2 King Porter Stomp
Fletcher Henderson 2:56
3 D Natural Blues
Fletcher Henderson 3:28
4 Oh Baby
Fletcher Henderson 2:49
5 Feeling Good
Fletcher Henderson 3:29
6 I'm Feeling Devilish
Fletcher Henderson 2:48
7 Old Black Joe Blues
Fletcher Henderson 2:27
8 Easy Money
Fletcher Henderson 3:06
9 Come on Baby
Fletcher Henderson 2:57
10 Freeze and Melt
Fletcher Henderson 3:06
11 Raisin' the Roof
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 2:43
12 Blazin'
Fletcher Henderson 3:00
13 Wang Wang Blues
Fletcher Henderson 3:06
14 Chinatown, My Chinatown
Fletcher Henderson 3:05
15 Somebody Loves Me
Fletcher Henderson 3:06
16 Keep a Song in Your Soul
Fletcher Henderson 3:20
17 Sweet and Hot
Fletcher Henderson 3:29
18 My Gal Sal
Fletcher Henderson 3:30
19 Sugar Foot Stomp
Fletcher Henderson 3:21
20 Clarinet Marmalade
Fletcher Henderson 3:15
21 Hot and Anxious
Fletcher Henderson 3:23
22 Comin' and Goin'
Fletcher Henderson 3:12
23 Singin' the Blues
Fletcher Henderson 3:08
24 Sugar
Fletcher Henderson 2:57
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Blue Moments
2:37
2 New King Porter Stomp
3:10
3 Underneath the Harlem Moon
3:17
4 Honeysuckle Rose
3:15
5 Yeah Man
2:58
6 Queer Notions
2:51
7 Can You Take It!
2:52
8 King Porter Stomp
2:59
9 Christopher Columbus
3:05
10 Stealin' Apples
2:59
11 Blue Lou
3:10
12 Rhythm of the Tambourine
2:41
13 Back in Your Own Backyard
2:35
14 Chris and His Gang
3:03
15 Sing You Sinners
2:45
16 Moten Stomp
2:44
17 Wild Party
3:01
18 Rug Cutter's Swing
2:59
19 Hotter Than 'Ell
2:50
20 Liza (All Clouds 'll Roll Away)
2:36
21 I'm a Fool for Loving You
2:37
22 Moonrise on the Lowdowns
2:42
23 I'll Always Be in Love With You
3:02
24 Jangled Nerves
2:35
25 Grand Terrace Rhythm
2:41
26 Riffin'
2:20

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1923-08-09) (track 1)
New York, New York, United States (1924-04-14) (track 2)
New York, New York, United States (1924-10-07) (track 3)
New York, New York, United States (1924-10-10) (track 4)
New York, New York, United States (1924-10-30) (track 5)
New York, New York, United States (1924-11-17) (track 7)
New York, New York, United States (1924-11-22) (track 6)
New York, New York, United States (1925-02-02) (track 8)
New York, New York, United States (1925-05-29) (tracks 9–10)
New York, New York, United States (1925-10-21) (track 11)
New York, New York, United States (1926-03-11) (tracks 14–15)
New York, New York, United States (1926-05-14) (tracks 12–13)
New York, New York, United States (1927-01-20) (track 16)
New York, New York, United States (1927-01-21) (tracks 17–18)
New York, New York, United States (1927-03-23) (track 19)
New York, New York, United States (1927-05-11) (tracks 20–21)
New York, New York, United States (1927-05-12) (tracks 22–23)
New York, New York, United States (1927-10-24) (track 24)
clarinet:
Coleman Hawkins (1923-08-09) (track 1)
Don Redman (1923-08-09) (track 1)
Coleman Hawkins (1924-04-14) (track 2)
Don Redman (1924-04-14) (track 2)
Coleman Hawkins (1924-10-07) (track 3)
Don Redman (1924-10-07) (track 3)
Cecil Scott or Buster Bailey (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1924-10-07) (track 3)
Buster Bailey (1924-10-10) (track 4)
Coleman Hawkins (1924-10-10) (track 4)
Don Redman (1924-10-10) (track 4)
Buster Bailey (1924-10-30) (track 5)
Coleman Hawkins (1924-10-30) (track 5)
Don Redman (1924-10-30) (track 5)
Buster Bailey (1924-11-17) (track 7)
Coleman Hawkins (1924-11-17) (track 7)
Don Redman (1924-11-17) (track 7)
Buster Bailey (1924-11-22) (track 6)
Coleman Hawkins (1924-11-22) (track 6)
Don Redman (1924-11-22) (track 6)
Buster Bailey (1925-02-02) (track 8)
Coleman Hawkins (1925-02-02) (track 8)
Don Redman (1925-02-02) (track 8)
Buster Bailey (1925-05-29) (tracks 9–10)
Coleman Hawkins (1925-05-29) (tracks 9–10)
Don Redman (1925-05-29) (tracks 9–10)
Buster Bailey (1925-10-21) (track 11)
Coleman Hawkins (1925-10-21) (track 11)
Don Redman (1925-10-21) (track 11)
Don Redman (1926-03-11) (tracks 14–15)
Buster Bailey (1926-05-14) (tracks 12–13)
Coleman Hawkins (1926-05-14) (tracks 12–13)
Don Redman (1926-05-14) (tracks 12–13)
Buster Bailey (1927-01-20) (track 16)
Don Redman (1927-01-20) (track 16)
Buster Bailey (1927-01-21) (tracks 17–18)
Don Redman (1927-01-21) (tracks 17–18)
Buster Bailey (1927-03-23) (track 19)
Don Redman (1927-03-23) (track 19)
Buster Bailey (1927-05-11) (tracks 20–21)
Don Redman (1927-05-11) (tracks 20–21)
Buster Bailey (1927-05-12) (tracks 22–23)
Don Redman (1927-05-12) (tracks 22–23)
Buster Bailey (1927-10-24) (track 24)
drums (drum set):
Kaiser Marshall (1924-04-14) (track 2)
Kaiser Marshall (1924-10-07) (track 3)
Kaiser Marshall (1924-10-10) (track 4)
Kaiser Marshall (1924-10-30) (track 5)
Kaiser Marshall (1924-11-17) (track 7)
Kaiser Marshall (1924-11-22) (track 6)
Kaiser Marshall (1925-02-02) (track 8)
Kaiser Marshall (1925-05-29) (tracks 9–10)
Kaiser Marshall (1925-10-21) (track 11)
Kaiser Marshall (1926-03-11) (tracks 14–15)
Kaiser Marshall (1926-05-14) (tracks 12–13)
Kaiser Marshall (1927-01-20) (track 16)
Kaiser Marshall (1927-01-21) (tracks 17–18)
Kaiser Marshall (1927-03-23) (track 19)
Kaiser Marshall (1927-05-11) (tracks 20–21)
Kaiser Marshall (1927-05-12) (tracks 22–23)
Kaiser Marshall (1927-10-24) (track 24)
oboe:
Don Redman (1924-10-07) (track 3)
Don Redman (1924-10-10) (track 4)
Don Redman (1924-10-30) (track 5)
Don Redman (1924-11-17) (track 7)
Don Redman (1924-11-22) (track 6)
Don Redman (1925-02-02) (track 8)
Don Redman (1925-05-29) (tracks 9–10)
Don Redman (1925-10-21) (track 11)
Don Redman (1926-03-11) (tracks 14–15)
Don Redman (1926-05-14) (tracks 12–13)
Don Redman (1927-01-20) (track 16)
Don Redman (1927-01-21) (tracks 17–18)
Don Redman (1927-03-23) (track 19)
Don Redman (1927-05-11) (tracks 20–21)
Don Redman (1927-05-12) (tracks 22–23)
trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (1924-10-07) (track 3)
Elmer Chambers (1924-10-07) (track 3)
Howard Scott (1920s US jazz cornetist) (1924-10-07) (track 3)
Louis Armstrong (1924-10-10) (track 4)
Elmer Chambers (1924-10-10) (track 4)
Howard Scott (1920s US jazz cornetist) (1924-10-10) (track 4)
Louis Armstrong (1924-10-30) (track 5)
Elmer Chambers (1924-10-30) (track 5)
Howard Scott (1920s US jazz cornetist) (1924-10-30) (track 5)
Louis Armstrong (1924-11-17) (track 7)
Elmer Chambers (1924-11-17) (track 7)
Howard Scott (1920s US jazz cornetist) (1924-11-17) (track 7)
Louis Armstrong (1924-11-22) (track 6)
Elmer Chambers (1924-11-22) (track 6)
Howard Scott (1920s US jazz cornetist) (1924-11-22) (track 6)
Louis Armstrong (1925-02-02) (track 8)
Elmer Chambers (1925-02-02) (track 8)
Howard Scott (1920s US jazz cornetist) (1925-02-02) (track 8)
Louis Armstrong (1925-05-29) (tracks 9–10)
Elmer Chambers (1925-05-29) (tracks 9–10)
Joe Smith (American jazz trumpeter/cornetist) (1925-05-29) (tracks 9–10)
Louis Armstrong (1925-10-21) (track 11)
Elmer Chambers (1925-10-21) (track 11)
Joe Smith (American jazz trumpeter/cornetist) (1925-10-21) (track 11)
Tommy Ladnier (American jazz trumpeter) (1926-03-11) (tracks 14–15)
Joe Smith (American jazz trumpeter/cornetist) (1926-03-11) (tracks 14–15)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1926-03-11) (tracks 14–15)
Joe Smith (American jazz trumpeter/cornetist) (1926-05-14) (tracks 12–13)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1926-05-14) (tracks 12–13)
Tommy Ladnier (American jazz trumpeter) (1927-01-20) (track 16)
Joe Smith (American jazz trumpeter/cornetist) (1927-01-20) (track 16)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1927-01-20) (track 16)
Tommy Ladnier (American jazz trumpeter) (1927-01-21) (tracks 17–18)
Joe Smith (American jazz trumpeter/cornetist) (1927-01-21) (tracks 17–18)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1927-01-21) (tracks 17–18)
Tommy Ladnier (American jazz trumpeter) (1927-03-23) (track 19)
Joe Smith (American jazz trumpeter/cornetist) (1927-03-23) (track 19)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1927-03-23) (track 19)
Tommy Ladnier (American jazz trumpeter) (1927-05-11) (tracks 20–21)
Joe Smith (American jazz trumpeter/cornetist) (1927-05-11) (tracks 20–21)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1927-05-11) (tracks 20–21)
Tommy Ladnier (American jazz trumpeter) (1927-05-12) (tracks 22–23)
Joe Smith (American jazz trumpeter/cornetist) (1927-05-12) (tracks 22–23)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1927-05-12) (tracks 22–23)
Tommy Ladnier (American jazz trumpeter) (1927-10-24) (track 24)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1927-10-24) (track 24)
cornet:
Elmer Chambers (1923-08-09) (track 1)
Elmer Chambers (1924-04-14) (track 2)
Howard Scott (1920s US jazz cornetist) (1924-04-14) (track 2)
Rex Stewart (1926-05-14) (tracks 12–13)
organ:
Fats Waller (1926-03-11) (track 15)
banjo:
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1923-08-09) (track 1)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1924-04-14) (track 2)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1924-10-07) (track 3)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1924-10-10) (track 4)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1924-10-30) (track 5)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1924-11-17) (track 7)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1924-11-22) (track 6)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1925-02-02) (track 8)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1925-05-29) (tracks 9–10)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1925-10-21) (track 11)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1926-03-11) (tracks 14–15)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1926-05-14) (tracks 12–13)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1927-01-20) (track 16)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1927-01-21) (tracks 17–18)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1927-03-23) (track 19)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1927-05-11) (tracks 20–21)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1927-05-12) (tracks 22–23)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1927-10-24) (track 24)
double bass:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1924-10-30) (track 5)
bass saxophone:
Coleman Hawkins (1923-08-09) (track 1)
Coleman Hawkins (1924-04-14) (track 2)
alto saxophone:
Coleman Hawkins (1923-08-09) (track 1)
Don Redman (1923-08-09) (track 1)
Lonnie Brown (jazz saxophonist, 1920s) (1924-04-14) (track 2)
Don Redman (1924-04-14) (track 2)
Don Redman (1924-10-07) (track 3)
Cecil Scott or Buster Bailey (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1924-10-07) (track 3)
Buster Bailey (1924-10-10) (track 4)
Don Redman (1924-10-10) (track 4)
Buster Bailey (1924-10-30) (track 5)
Don Redman (1924-10-30) (track 5)
Buster Bailey (1924-11-17) (track 7)
Don Redman (1924-11-17) (track 7)
Buster Bailey (1924-11-22) (track 6)
Don Redman (1924-11-22) (track 6)
Buster Bailey (1925-02-02) (track 8)
Don Redman (1925-02-02) (track 8)
Buster Bailey (1925-05-29) (tracks 9–10)
Don Redman (1925-05-29) (tracks 9–10)
Buster Bailey (1925-10-21) (track 11)
Don Redman (1925-10-21) (track 11)
Don Redman (1926-03-11) (tracks 14–15)
Don Redman (1926-05-14) (tracks 12–13)
Don Redman (1927-01-20) (track 16)
Don Redman (1927-01-21) (tracks 17–18)
Don Redman (1927-03-23) (track 19)
Don Redman (1927-05-11) (tracks 20–21)
Don Redman (1927-05-12) (tracks 22–23)
Don Pasquall (1927-10-24) (track 24)
piano:
Fletcher Henderson (1923-08-09) (track 1)
Fletcher Henderson (1924-04-14) (track 2)
Fletcher Henderson (1924-10-07) (track 3)
Fletcher Henderson (1924-10-10) (track 4)
Fletcher Henderson (1924-10-30) (track 5)
Fletcher Henderson (1924-11-17) (track 7)
Fletcher Henderson (1924-11-22) (track 6)
Fletcher Henderson (1925-02-02) (track 8)
Fletcher Henderson (1925-05-29) (tracks 9–10)
Fletcher Henderson (1925-10-21) (track 11)
Fats Waller (1926-03-11) (track 14)
Fletcher Henderson (1926-05-14) (tracks 12–13)
Fletcher Henderson (1927-01-20) (track 16)
Fletcher Henderson (1927-01-21) (tracks 17–18)
Fletcher Henderson (1927-03-23) (track 19)
Fats Waller (1927-05-11) (tracks 20–21)
Fletcher Henderson (1927-05-12) (tracks 22–23)
Fletcher Henderson (1927-10-24) (track 24)
baritone saxophone:
Don Pasquall (1927-10-24) (track 24)
tuba:
Ralph Escudero (1924-04-14) (track 2)
Ralph Escudero (1924-10-10) (track 4)
Ralph Escudero (1924-10-30) (track 5)
Ralph Escudero (1924-11-17) (track 7)
Ralph Escudero (1924-11-22) (track 6)
Ralph Escudero (1925-02-02) (track 8)
Ralph Escudero (1925-05-29) (tracks 9–10)
Ralph Escudero (1925-10-21) (track 11)
June Cole (1926-03-11) (tracks 14–15)
Ralph Escudero (1926-05-14) (tracks 12–13)
June Cole (1927-01-20) (track 16)
June Cole (1927-01-21) (tracks 17–18)
June Cole (1927-03-23) (track 19)
June Cole (1927-05-11) (tracks 20–21)
June Cole (1927-05-12) (tracks 22–23)
June Cole (1927-10-24) (track 24)
tenor saxophone:
Coleman Hawkins (1923-08-09) (track 1)
Coleman Hawkins (1924-04-14) (track 2)
Coleman Hawkins (1924-10-07) (track 3)
Coleman Hawkins (1924-10-10) (track 4)
Coleman Hawkins (1924-10-30) (track 5)
Coleman Hawkins (1924-11-17) (track 7)
Coleman Hawkins (1924-11-22) (track 6)
Coleman Hawkins (1925-02-02) (track 8)
Coleman Hawkins (1925-05-29) (tracks 9–10)
Coleman Hawkins (1925-10-21) (track 11)
Coleman Hawkins (1926-03-11) (tracks 14–15)
Coleman Hawkins (1926-05-14) (tracks 12–13)
Coleman Hawkins (1927-01-20) (track 16)
Coleman Hawkins (1927-01-21) (tracks 17–18)
Coleman Hawkins (1927-03-23) (track 19)
Coleman Hawkins (1927-05-11) (tracks 20–21)
Coleman Hawkins (1927-05-12) (tracks 22–23)
Coleman Hawkins (1927-10-24) (track 24)
trombone:
Teddy Nixon (1923-08-09) (track 1)
Teddy Nixon (1924-04-14) (track 2)
Charlie Green (Trombonist) (1924-10-07) (track 3)
Charlie Green (Trombonist) (1924-10-10) (track 4)
Charlie Green (Trombonist) (1924-10-30) (track 5)
Charlie Green (Trombonist) (1924-11-17) (track 7)
Charlie Green (Trombonist) (1924-11-22) (track 6)
Charlie Green (Trombonist) (1925-02-02) (track 8)
Charlie Green (Trombonist) (1925-05-29) (tracks 9–10)
Charlie Green (Trombonist) (1925-10-21) (track 11)
Benny Morton (1926-03-11) (tracks 14–15)
Benny Morton (1926-05-14) (tracks 12–13)
Jimmy Harrison (1927-01-20) (track 16)
Benny Morton (1927-01-20) (track 16)
Jimmy Harrison (1927-01-21) (tracks 17–18)
Benny Morton (1927-01-21) (tracks 17–18)
Jimmy Harrison (1927-03-23) (track 19)
Benny Morton (1927-03-23) (track 19)
Jimmy Harrison (1927-05-11) (tracks 20–21)
Benny Morton (1927-05-11) (tracks 20–21)
Jimmy Harrison (1927-05-12) (tracks 22–23)
Benny Morton (1927-05-12) (tracks 22–23)
Jimmy Harrison (1927-10-24) (track 24)
arranger:
Fletcher Henderson (track 2)
Don Redman (tracks 3–24)
composer:
Will Marion Cook (track 21)
Charlie Davis (1920's Indianapolis Bandleader) (track 5)
Fletcher Henderson (track 12)
Donald Heywood (track 21)
King Oliver (jazz cornetist) (track 16)
Jack Palmer (Jazz pianist and composer) (track 6)
Mel Stitzel (track 15)
Spencer Williams (US jazz composer, pianist & singer) (track 6)
Ray Henderson (1924) (track 8)
concertmaster:
Don Redman (1924-10-10) (track 4)
Don Redman (1924-10-30) (track 5)
Don Redman (1924-11-17) (track 7)
Don Redman (1924-11-22) (track 6)
Don Redman (1925-02-02) (track 8)
Don Redman (1925-05-29) (tracks 9–10)
instruments:
Buster Bailey (1926-03-11) (tracks 14–15)
lyricist:
Walter Melrose (track 5)
Buddy DeSylva (1924) (track 8)
Bud Green (1924) (track 8)
writer:
Louis Armstrong (track 9)
Art Kassel (track 13)
King Oliver (jazz cornetist) (track 9)
Mel Stitzel (track 13)
Gene Austin (1924) (track 7)
Roy Bergere (1924) (track 7)
publisher:
Salabert (track 6)
arrangements:
St. Louis Blues (for concert band, Nowak) (track 23)
instrumental recording of:
Everybody Loves My Baby (1924-11-22) (track 6)
Alabamy Bound (1925-02-02) (track 8)
Jackass Blues (1926-05-14) (track 13)
St. Louis Blues (1927-05-12) (track 23)
is the basis for:
later versions:
Sugar Foot Stomp (track 9)
recording of:
Copenhagen (1924-10-30) (track 5)
Sugar Foot Stomp (1925-05-29) (track 9)
The Chant (1926-03-11) (track 15)
The Stampede (1926-05-14) (track 12)
Snag It (1927-01-20) (track 16)
I'm Coming Virginia (1927-05-11) (track 21)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 23)

CD 2

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1927-11-04) (track 1)
New York, New York, United States (1928-03-14) (tracks 2–3)
New York, New York, United States (1928-04-06) (tracks 4–6)
New York, New York, United States (1928-11) (track 7)
New York, New York, United States (1928-12-12) (tracks 8–9)
New York, New York, United States (1929-04) (tracks 10–11)
New York, New York, United States (1929-05-16) (tracks 12–13)
New York, New York, United States (1930-10-03) (tracks 14–15)
New York, New York, United States (1930-12-02) (track 16)
New York, New York, United States (1931-03-19) (tracks 19–22)
New York, New York, United States (1931-05-02) (tracks 17–18)
New York, New York, United States (1931-10-16) (tracks 23–24)
clarinet:
Buster Bailey (1927-11-04) (track 1)
Buster Bailey (1928-03-14) (tracks 2–3)
Buster Bailey (1928-04-06) (tracks 4–6)
Buster Bailey (1928-11) (track 7)
Buster Bailey (1928-12-12) (tracks 8–9)
Buster Bailey (1929-04) (tracks 10–11)
Buster Bailey (1929-05-16) (tracks 12–13)
Russell Procope (1931-03-19) (tracks 19–22)
Russell Procope (1931-10-16) (tracks 23–24)
violin:
Edgar Sampson (1931-10-16) (tracks 23–24)
drums (drum set):
Kaiser Marshall (1927-11-04) (track 1)
Kaiser Marshall (1928-03-14) (tracks 2–3)
Kaiser Marshall (1928-04-06) (tracks 4–6)
Kaiser Marshall (1928-12-12) (tracks 8–9)
Walter Johnson (drums) (1929-04) (track 11)
Walter Johnson (drums) (1929-05-16) (tracks 12–13)
Walter Johnson (drums) (1930-10-03) (tracks 14–15)
Walter Johnson (drums) (1930-12-02) (track 16)
Walter Johnson (drums) (1931-03-19) (tracks 19–22)
Walter Johnson (drums) (1931-05-02) (tracks 17–18)
Walter Johnson (drums) (1931-10-16) (tracks 23–24)
trumpet:
Tommy Ladnier (American jazz trumpeter) (1927-11-04) (track 1)
Joe Smith (American jazz trumpeter/cornetist) (1927-11-04) (track 1)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1927-11-04) (track 1)
Joe Smith (American jazz trumpeter/cornetist) (1928-03-14) (tracks 2–3)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1928-03-14) (tracks 2–3)
Bobby Stark (1928-03-14) (tracks 2–3)
Bobby Stark (1928-04-06) (tracks 4–6)
Bobby Stark (1928-12-12) (tracks 8–9)
Bobby Stark (1929-04) (tracks 10–11)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1929-05-16) (tracks 12–13)
Bobby Stark (1929-05-16) (tracks 12–13)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1930-10-03) (tracks 14–15)
Bobby Stark (1930-10-03) (tracks 14–15)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1930-12-02) (track 16)
Bobby Stark (1930-12-02) (track 16)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1931-03-19) (tracks 19–22)
Bobby Stark (1931-03-19) (tracks 19–22)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1931-05-02) (tracks 17–18)
Bobby Stark (1931-05-02) (tracks 17–18)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1931-10-16) (tracks 23–24)
Bobby Stark (1931-10-16) (tracks 23–24)
cornet:
Rex Stewart (1927-11-04) (track 1)
Rex Stewart (1928-03-14) (tracks 2–3)
Rex Stewart (1928-04-06) (tracks 4–6)
Rex Stewart (1928-11) (track 7)
Rex Stewart (1928-12-12) (tracks 8–9)
Rex Stewart (1929-04) (tracks 10–11)
Rex Stewart (1929-05-16) (tracks 12–13)
Rex Stewart (1930-10-03) (tracks 14–15)
Rex Stewart (1930-12-02) (track 16)
Rex Stewart (1931-03-19) (tracks 19–22)
Rex Stewart (1931-05-02) (tracks 17–18)
Rex Stewart (1931-10-16) (tracks 23–24)
banjo:
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1927-11-04) (track 1)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1928-03-14) (tracks 2–3)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1928-04-06) (tracks 4–6)
Clarence Holiday (1928-11) (track 7)
Clarence Holiday (1928-12-12) (tracks 8–9)
Clarence Holiday (1929-04) (tracks 10–11)
Clarence Holiday (1929-05-16) (tracks 12–13)
Clarence Holiday (1930-10-03) (tracks 14–15)
Clarence Holiday (1930-12-02) (track 16)
Clarence Holiday (1931-03-19) (tracks 19–22)
Clarence Holiday (1931-05-02) (tracks 17–18)
Clarence Holiday (1931-10-16) (tracks 23–24)
bass saxophone:
Coleman Hawkins (1928-11) (track 7)
alto saxophone:
Don Pasquall (1927-11-04) (track 1)
Don Pasquall (1928-03-14) (tracks 2–3)
Don Pasquall (1928-04-06) (tracks 4–6)
Benny Carter (1928-11) (track 7)
Benny Carter (1928-12-12) (tracks 8–9)
Harvey Boone (1929-04) (tracks 10–11)
Harvey Boone (1929-05-16) (tracks 12–13)
Harvey Boone (1930-10-03) (tracks 14–15)
Benny Carter (1930-10-03) (tracks 14–15)
Harvey Boone (1930-12-02) (track 16)
Benny Carter (1930-12-02) (track 16)
Harvey Boone (1931-03-19) (tracks 19–22)
Russell Procope (1931-03-19) (tracks 19–22)
Harvey Boone (1931-05-02) (tracks 17–18)
Benny Carter (1931-05-02) (tracks 17–18)
Russell Procope (1931-10-16) (tracks 23–24)
Edgar Sampson (1931-10-16) (tracks 23–24)
piano:
Fletcher Henderson (1927-11-04) (track 1)
Fletcher Henderson (1928-03-14) (tracks 2–3)
Fletcher Henderson (1928-04-06) (tracks 4–6)
Fletcher Henderson (1928-11) (track 7)
Fletcher Henderson (1928-12-12) (tracks 8–9)
Fletcher Henderson (1929-04) (tracks 10–11)
Fletcher Henderson (1929-05-16) (tracks 12–13)
Fletcher Henderson (1930-10-03) (tracks 14–15)
Fletcher Henderson (1930-12-02) (track 16)
Fletcher Henderson (1931-03-19) (tracks 19–22)
Fletcher Henderson (1931-05-02) (tracks 17–18)
Fletcher Henderson (1931-10-16) (tracks 23–24)
baritone saxophone:
Don Pasquall (1927-11-04) (track 1)
Don Pasquall (1928-03-14) (tracks 2–3)
Don Pasquall (1928-04-06) (tracks 4–6)
tuba:
June Cole (1927-11-04) (track 1)
June Cole (1928-03-14) (tracks 2–3)
June Cole (1928-04-06) (tracks 4–6)
June Cole (1928-12-12) (tracks 8–9)
John Kirby (jazz bass/trombone/tuba player) (1929-04) (track 11)
Del Thomas (jazz tuba player) (1929-04) (track 10)
John Kirby (jazz bass/trombone/tuba player) (1929-05-16) (tracks 12–13)
John Kirby (jazz bass/trombone/tuba player) (1930-10-03) (tracks 14–15)
John Kirby (jazz bass/trombone/tuba player) (1930-12-02) (track 16)
John Kirby (jazz bass/trombone/tuba player) (1931-03-19) (tracks 19–22)
John Kirby (jazz bass/trombone/tuba player) (1931-05-02) (tracks 17–18)
John Kirby (jazz bass/trombone/tuba player) (1931-10-16) (tracks 23–24)
tenor saxophone:
Coleman Hawkins (1927-11-04) (track 1)
Coleman Hawkins (1928-03-14) (tracks 2–3)
Coleman Hawkins (1928-04-06) (tracks 4–6)
Coleman Hawkins (1928-12-12) (tracks 8–9)
Coleman Hawkins (1929-04) (tracks 10–11)
Coleman Hawkins (1929-05-16) (tracks 12–13)
Coleman Hawkins (1930-10-03) (tracks 14–15)
Coleman Hawkins (1930-12-02) (track 16)
Coleman Hawkins (1931-03-19) (tracks 19–22)
Coleman Hawkins (1931-05-02) (tracks 17–18)
Coleman Hawkins (1931-10-16) (tracks 23–24)
trombone:
Jimmy Harrison (1927-11-04) (track 1)
Benny Morton (1927-11-04) (track 1)
Charlie Green (Trombonist) (1928-03-14) (track 3)
Jimmy Harrison (1928-03-14) (tracks 2–3)
Benny Morton (1928-03-14) (track 2)
Charlie Green (Trombonist) (1928-04-06) (tracks 4–6)
Charlie Green (Trombonist) (1928-11) (track 7)
Jimmy Harrison (1928-12-12) (tracks 8–9)
Charlie Green (Trombonist) (1929-04) (tracks 10–11)
Jimmy Harrison (1929-04) (tracks 10–11)
Charlie Green (Trombonist) (1929-05-16) (tracks 12–13)
Jimmy Harrison (1929-05-16) (tracks 12–13)
Jimmy Harrison (1930-10-03) (tracks 14–15)
Claude Jones (1930-10-03) (tracks 14–15)
Jimmy Harrison (1930-12-02) (track 16)
Claude Jones (1930-12-02) (track 16)
Claude Jones (1931-03-19) (tracks 19–22)
Benny Morton (1931-03-19) (tracks 19–22)
Jimmy Harrison (1931-05-02) (tracks 17–18)
Claude Jones (1931-05-02) (tracks 17–18)
J.C. Higginbotham (1931-10-16) (tracks 23–24)
Sandy Williams (American jazz trombonist) (1931-10-16) (tracks 23–24)
arranger:
Benny Carter (tracks 8–9)
Bill Challis (track 3)
Don Redman (tracks 1–2, 4–6)
composer:
Louis Armstrong (track 19)
Henry Busse (track 13)
Con Conrad (track 23)
Paul Dresser (track 18)
Buster Johnson (American jazz musician) (track 13)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 10)
Jelly Roll Morton (track 2)
Gus Mueller (track 13)
King Oliver (jazz cornetist) (track 19)
J. Russel Robinson (track 23)
Jean Schwartz (1910) (track 14)
Henry Ragas (1918) (track 20)
Larry Shields (1918) (track 20)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 15)
lyricist:
Paul Dresser (track 18)
Buddy DeSylva (track 15)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (track 10)
Sam M. Lewis (US singer and lyricist) (track 23)
Ballard MacDonald (track 15)
Leo Wood (track 13)
Joe Young (US lyricist) (track 23)
William Jerome (1910) (track 14)
publisher:
Beuscher (track 14)
Sim (Related to Éditions Sim) (track 14)
arrangements:
Somebody Loves Me (for piano solo) (track 15)
instrumental recording of:
Freeze an' Melt (1929-04) (track 10)
Wang Wang Blues (1929-05-16) (track 13)
Chinatown, My Chinatown (1930-10-03) (track 14)
Somebody Loves Me (1930-10-03) (track 15)
My Gal Sal (1931-05-02) (track 18)
is based on:
Tar Paper Stomp (track 21)
is the basis for:
recording of:
King Porter Stomp (1928-03-14) (track 2)
Clarinet Marmalade (1931-03-19) (track 20)
Hot and Anxious (1931-03-19) (track 21)
Sugarfoot Stomp (1931-03-19) (track 19)
Singin' the Blues (1931-10-16) (track 23)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1932-09-12) (tracks 2–4)
New York, New York, United States (1932-11-03) (track 1)
New York, New York, United States (1933-08-18) (tracks 5–8)
New York, New York, United States (1934-09-25) (tracks 17–20)
New York, New York, United States (1936-03-27) (tracks 9–11)
New York, New York, United States (1936-04-09) (tracks 21–24)
New York, New York, United States (1936-05-23) (tracks 25–26)
New York, New York, United States (1937-03-02) (track 12)
New York, New York, United States (1937-03-22) (track 13)
New York, New York, United States (1937-06-03) (track 14)
New York, New York, United States (1937-10-25) (track 15)
New York, New York, United States (1938-05-28) (track 16)
clarinet:
Russell Procope (1932-09-12) (tracks 2–4)
Russell Procope (1932-11-03) (track 1)
Russell Procope (1933-08-18) (tracks 5–8)
Buster Bailey (1934-09-25) (tracks 17–20)
Hilton Jefferson (1934-09-25) (tracks 17–20)
Russell Procope (1934-09-25) (tracks 17–20)
Buster Bailey (1936-03-27) (tracks 9–11)
Buster Bailey (1936-04-09) (tracks 21–24)
Omer Simeon (1936-04-09) (tracks 21–24)
Buster Bailey (1936-05-23) (tracks 25–26)
Jerome Pasquall (1936-05-23) (tracks 25–26)
Eddie Barefield (1938-05-28) (track 16)
Budd Johnson (1938-05-28) (track 16)
violin:
Edgar Sampson (1932-09-12) (tracks 2–4)
Edgar Sampson (1932-11-03) (track 1)
drums (drum set):
Walter Johnson (drums) (1932-09-12) (tracks 2–4)
Walter Johnson (drums) (1932-11-03) (track 1)
Walter Johnson (drums) (1933-08-18) (tracks 5–8)
Walter Johnson (drums) (1934-09-25) (tracks 17–20)
Sid Catlett (1936-03-27) (tracks 9–11)
Sid Catlett (1936-04-09) (tracks 21–24)
Sid Catlett (1936-05-23) (tracks 25–26)
Walter Johnson (drums) (1937-03-02) (track 12)
Walter Johnson (drums) (1937-03-22) (track 13)
Walter Johnson (drums) (1937-06-03) (track 14)
Pete Suggs (US jazz drummer) (1937-10-25) (track 15)
Pete Suggs (US jazz drummer) (1938-05-28) (track 16)
trumpet:
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1932-09-12) (tracks 2–4)
Bobby Stark (1932-09-12) (tracks 2–4)
Leora Henderson (US jazz trumpeter) (1932-11-03) (track 1)
Bobby Stark (1932-11-03) (track 1)
Henry “Red” Allen (jazz musician) (1933-08-18) (tracks 5–8)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1933-08-18) (tracks 5–8)
Bobby Stark (1933-08-18) (tracks 5–8)
Henry “Red” Allen (jazz musician) (1934-09-25) (tracks 17–20)
Irving "Mouse" Randolph (1934-09-25) (tracks 17–20)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1934-09-25) (tracks 17–20)
Roy Eldridge (1936-03-27) (tracks 9–11)
Joe Thomas (jazz trumpeter) (1936-03-27) (tracks 9–11)
Dick Vance (1936-03-27) (tracks 9–11)
Roy Eldridge (1936-04-09) (tracks 21–24)
Joe Thomas (jazz trumpeter) (1936-04-09) (tracks 21–24)
Dick Vance (1936-04-09) (tracks 21–24)
Roy Eldridge (1936-05-23) (tracks 25–26)
Joe Thomas (jazz trumpeter) (1936-05-23) (tracks 25–26)
Dick Vance (1936-05-23) (tracks 25–26)
Emmett Berry (1937-03-02) (track 12)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1937-03-02) (track 12)
Dick Vance (1937-03-02) (track 12)
Emmett Berry (1937-03-22) (track 13)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1937-03-22) (track 13)
Dick Vance (1937-03-22) (track 13)
Emmett Berry (1937-06-03) (track 14)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1937-06-03) (track 14)
Dick Vance (1937-06-03) (track 14)
Emmett Berry (1937-10-25) (track 15)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1937-10-25) (track 15)
Dick Vance (1937-10-25) (track 15)
Emmett Berry (1938-05-28) (track 16)
Russell Smith (US jazz trumpeter) (1938-05-28) (track 16)
Dick Vance (1938-05-28) (track 16)
cornet:
Rex Stewart (1932-09-12) (tracks 2–4)
Rex Stewart (1932-11-03) (track 1)
guitar:
Freddie White (1932-09-12) (tracks 2–4)
Bernard Addison (1933-08-18) (tracks 5–8)
Lawrence Lucie (1934-09-25) (tracks 17–20)
Bob Lessey (1936-03-27) (tracks 9–11)
Bob Lessey (1936-04-09) (tracks 21–24)
Bob Lessey (1936-05-23) (tracks 25–26)
Lawrence Lucie (1937-03-02) (track 12)
Lawrence Lucie (1937-03-22) (track 13)
Lawrence Lucie (1937-06-03) (track 14)
Lawrence Lucie (1937-10-25) (track 15)
Lawrence Lucie (1938-05-28) (track 16)
banjo:
Clarence Holiday (1932-11-03) (track 1)
vibraphone:
Pete Suggs (US jazz drummer) (1937-10-25) (track 15)
Pete Suggs (US jazz drummer) (1938-05-28) (track 16)
double bass:
John Kirby (jazz bass/trombone/tuba player) (1932-09-12) (tracks 2–4)
John Kirby (jazz bass/trombone/tuba player) (1933-08-18) (tracks 5–8)
Elmer James (1934-09-25) (tracks 17–20)
John Kirby (jazz bass/trombone/tuba player) (1936-03-27) (tracks 9–11)
Israel Crosby (1936-04-09) (tracks 21–24)
Israel Crosby (1936-05-23) (tracks 25–26)
Israel Crosby (1937-03-02) (track 12)
Israel Crosby (1937-03-22) (track 13)
Israel Crosby (1937-06-03) (track 14)
Israel Crosby (1937-10-25) (track 15)
Israel Crosby (1938-05-28) (track 16)
alto saxophone:
Hilton Jefferson (1932-09-12) (tracks 2–4)
Russell Procope (1932-09-12) (tracks 2–4)
Edgar Sampson (1932-09-12) (tracks 2–4)
Hilton Jefferson (1932-11-03) (track 1)
Russell Procope (1932-11-03) (track 1)
Edgar Sampson (1932-11-03) (track 1)
Hilton Jefferson (1933-08-18) (tracks 5–8)
Russell Procope (1933-08-18) (tracks 5–8)
Hilton Jefferson (1934-09-25) (tracks 17–20)
Russell Procope (1934-09-25) (tracks 17–20)
Scoops Carry (1936-03-27) (tracks 9–11)
Buster Bailey (1936-04-09) (tracks 21–24)
Omer Simeon (1936-04-09) (tracks 21–24)
Buster Bailey (1936-05-23) (tracks 25–26)
Jerome Pasquall (1936-05-23) (tracks 25–26)
Hilton Jefferson (1937-03-02) (track 12)
Hilton Jefferson (1937-03-22) (track 13)
Hilton Jefferson (1937-06-03) (track 14)
Hilton Jefferson (1937-10-25) (track 15)
Eddie Barefield (1938-05-28) (track 16)
Budd Johnson (1938-05-28) (track 16)
piano:
Fletcher Henderson (1932-09-12) (tracks 2–4)
Fletcher Henderson (1932-11-03) (track 1)
Fletcher Henderson (1933-08-18) (tracks 5–8)
Fletcher Henderson (1934-09-25) (tracks 18–19)
Horace Henderson (1934-09-25) (tracks 17, 20)
Horace Henderson (1936-03-27) (tracks 9–11)
Fletcher Henderson (1936-04-09) (track 23)
Horace Henderson (1936-04-09) (tracks 21–22, 24)
Fletcher Henderson (1936-05-23) (track 25)
Horace Henderson (1936-05-23) (track 26)
Horace Henderson (1937-03-02) (track 12)
Horace Henderson (1937-03-22) (track 13)
Horace Henderson (1937-06-03) (track 14)
Horace Henderson (1937-10-25) (track 15)
Fletcher Henderson (1938-05-28) (track 16)
tuba:
John Kirby (jazz bass/trombone/tuba player) (1932-11-03) (track 1)
alto clarinet:
Jerry Blake (1937-03-02) (track 12)
Jerry Blake (1937-03-22) (track 13)
Jerry Blake (1937-06-03) (track 14)
Jerry Blake (1937-10-25) (track 15)
tenor saxophone:
Coleman Hawkins (1932-09-12) (tracks 2–4)
Coleman Hawkins (1932-11-03) (track 1)
Coleman Hawkins (1933-08-18) (tracks 5–8)
Ben Webster (1934-09-25) (tracks 17–20)
Leon "Chu" Berry (1936-03-27) (tracks 9–11)
Elmer Williams (1936-03-27) (tracks 9–11)
Leon "Chu" Berry (1936-04-09) (tracks 21–24)
Elmer Williams (1936-04-09) (tracks 21–24)
Leon "Chu" Berry (1936-05-23) (tracks 25–26)
Elmer Williams (1936-05-23) (tracks 25–26)
Leon "Chu" Berry (1937-03-02) (track 12)
Elmer Williams (1937-03-02) (track 12)
Leon "Chu" Berry (1937-03-22) (track 13)
Elmer Williams (1937-03-22) (track 13)
Leon "Chu" Berry (1937-06-03) (track 14)
Elmer Williams (1937-06-03) (track 14)
Ben Webster (1937-10-25) (track 15)
Elmer Williams (1937-10-25) (track 15)
Elmer Williams (1938-05-28) (track 16)
Ben Webster or Franz Jackson (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1938-05-28) (track 16)
trombone:
J.C. Higginbotham (1932-09-12) (tracks 2–4)
Sandy Williams (American jazz trombonist) (1932-09-12) (tracks 2–4)
J.C. Higginbotham (1932-11-03) (track 1)
Sandy Williams (American jazz trombonist) (1932-11-03) (track 1)
Dicky Wells (1933-08-18) (tracks 5–8)
Sandy Williams (American jazz trombonist) (1933-08-18) (tracks 5–8)
Keg Johnson (jazz trombonist) (1934-09-25) (tracks 17–20)
Claude Jones (1934-09-25) (tracks 17–20)
Fernando Arbello (1936-03-27) (tracks 9–11)
Ed Cuffee (1936-03-27) (tracks 9–11)
Fernando Arbello (1936-04-09) (tracks 21–24)
Ed Cuffee (1936-04-09) (tracks 21–24)
Fernando Arbello (1936-05-23) (tracks 25–26)
Ed Cuffee (1936-05-23) (tracks 25–26)
Ed Cuffee (1937-03-02) (track 12)
J.C. Higginbotham (1937-03-02) (track 12)
George Washington (jazz trombonist) (1937-03-02) (track 12)
Ed Cuffee (1937-03-22) (track 13)
J.C. Higginbotham (1937-03-22) (track 13)
George Washington (jazz trombonist) (1937-03-22) (track 13)
Ed Cuffee (1937-06-03) (track 14)
George Hunt (1937-06-03) (track 14)
Milt Robinson (1937-06-03) (track 14)
Ed Cuffee (1937-10-25) (track 15)
John McConnell (US jazz trombonist) (1937-10-25) (track 15)
Al Wynn (1937-10-25) (track 15)
Ed Cuffee (1938-05-28) (track 16)
John McConnell (US jazz trombonist) (1938-05-28) (track 16)
Al Wynn (1938-05-28) (track 16)
additional lyricist:
Al Jolson (track 13)
composer:
Leon "Chu" Berry (track 9)
Dave Dreyer (track 13)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 20)
W. Franke Harling (track 15)
Coleman Hawkins (track 6)
Fletcher Henderson (track 18)
Irving Mills (track 11)
Jelly Roll Morton (tracks 2, 8)
Herman Ruby (track 23)
Edgar Sampson (track 11)
Sam H. Stept (track 23)
Fats Waller (track 10)
Fats Waller (1928) (track 4)
J. Russel Robinson (1932) (track 5)
Noble Sissle (1932) (track 5)
lyricist:
Sam Coslow (track 15)
Ira Gershwin (track 20)
Bud Green (track 23)
Gus Kahn (track 20)
Andy Razaf (tracks 9–10)
Billy Rose (lyricist and Broadway producer) (track 13)
Andy Razaf (1928) (track 4)
writer:
Mack Gordon (track 3)
Coleman Hawkins (track 6)
Harry Revel (track 3)
publisher:
New World Music Corp. (1929) (track 20)
arrangements:
Liza (for piano solo) (track 20)
instrumental recording of:
Honeysuckle Rose (1932-09-12) (track 4)
Underneath the Harlem Moon (1932-09-12) (track 3)
Liza (All the Clouds’ll Roll Away) (1934-09-25) (track 20)
Christopher Columbus (1936-03-27) (track 9)
Stealin' Apples (1936-03-27) (track 10)
I’ll Always Be in Love With You (1936-04-09) (track 23)
Back in Your Own Back Yard (1937-03-22) (track 13)
Sing, You Sinners (1937-10-25) (track 15)
is the basis for:
later versions:
Har ni cykellås (track 4)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 20)
recording of:
King Porter Stomp (1932-09-12) (track 2)
King Porter Stomp (1933-08-18) (track 8)
Queer Notions (1933-08-18) (track 6)
Yeah Man! (1933-08-18) (track 5)
Rug Cutter's Swing (1934-09-25) (track 18)
Blue Lou (1936-03-27) (track 11)
referred to in medleys: