Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 At The Woodchoppers Ball
Woody Herman 3:13
2 Patience And Fortitude
Benny Carter 2:39
3 Handful Of Keys
Fats Waller 2:45
4 Weary Blues
Tommy Dorsey 3:13
5 Just A Mood
Teddy Wilson 6:48
6 Harlem Shout
Jimmie Lunceford 3:00
7 I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
Art Tatum 3:01
8 I Hear Music
Gene Krupa 2:55
9 Wolverine Blues
Louis Armstrong 3:16
10 Woke Up Clipped
Ben Webster 3:09
11 Southern Fried
Charlie Barnet 3:23
12 Poor Butterfly
Bobby Hackett 2:24
13 Stampede
Fletcher Henderson 3:07
14 Sugar
Barney Bigard 2:36
15 Camel Hop
Benny Goodman 2:46
16 Jump Through The Window
Roy Eldridge 2:41
17 Honeysuckle Rose
Coleman Hawkins 2:44
18 One O’Clock Jump
Count Basie 2:58
19 Who?
Benny Goodman 3:13
20 Runnin Wild
Glenn Miller 2:45
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rosalie
Artie Shaw 2:43
2 Sweet Georgia Brown
John Kirby 2:46
3 Choo-Choo Ch'Boogie
Louis Jordan 2:43
4 Just You, Just Me
Lester Young 3:10
5 When We're Alone
Harry James 2:38
6 High Society
Lionel Hampton 3:16
7 Lover
Erroll Garner 3:11
8 Take The "A" Train
Duke Ellington 2:54
9 Play Fiddle Play
Slam Stewart 2:54
10 After You've Gone
Django Reinhardt 3:06
11 Flying Home
Charlie Christian 3:17
12 Cherry
Rex Stewart 4:25
13 Swingin' In The Blues
Count Basie 2:43
14 You’re Driving Me Crazy
Charlie Shavers 4:12
15 Crazy Rhythm
Coleman Hawkins 3:00
16 Golden Wedding
Woody Herman 3:06
17 Rabbit’s Blues (You Blew Out The Flame In My Heart)
Johnny Hodges 3:32
18 Vibe Boogie
Lionel Hampton 5:26
19 Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
Buck Clayton 2:55
20 Life Goes To Party
Benny Goodman 3:02
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Don't Get Around Much Any More (Never No Lament)
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 3:17
2 Blue Skies
Ben Webster 3:14
3 It Had To Be You
Edmond Hall 2:58
4 The Gasser
Roy Eldridge 2:54
5 Back In Your Own Backyard
Fletcher Henderson 2:32
6 Havin' A Ball
Billy Kyle 2:41
7 Dinah
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang 2:49
8 Cherokee
Charlie Barnet 3:19
9 Satchel Mouth Swing
Louis Armstrong 2:35
10 Yesterdays
Artie Shaw 3:21
11 Royal Garden Blues
Tommy Dorsey 2:52
12 Jumpin' For Joy
Teddy Wilson 3:06
13 New Street Swing
Benny Carter 2:31
14 The Minor Drags
Fats Waller 2:39
15 China Boy
Benny Goodman 2:30
16 Doin' The New Low-Down
Bobby Hackett 2:30
17 When Day Is Gone
Coleman Hawkins 3:22
18 Something To Pay Your Foot To
Johnny Hodges 2:51
19 Solid Rock
Rex Stewart 4:16
20 It Don’t Mean A Thing
Lionel Hampton 3:13
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Beat
Cozy Cole 2:32
2 Lust For Licks (Exactly Like You)
Jonah Jones 2:25
3 The Bottle’s Empty
Charlie Shavers 2:48
4 Indiana
Lester Young 2:58
5 It Feels Good
John Kirby 2:43
6 Texas Chatter
Harry James 2:52
7 Gin And Jive
Benny Carter 2:56
8 Ti - Pi - Tin
Benny Goodman 2:34
9 Kat’s Fur
Ben Webster 2:59
10 When You’re Smiling
Erroll Garner 3:45
11 Seven Come Eleven
Charlie Christian 2:44
12 Swing That Music
Louis Armstrong 2:52
13 Cotton Tail (Shuckin’ And Stiffin’)
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 3:10
14 Countless Blues
Buck Clayton 2:57
15 Honeysuckle Rose
Fats Waller 2:39
16 The Sheik Of Araby
Tommy Dorsey 2:28
17 It’s So Easy
Louis Jordan 2:52
18 Le Jazz Hot
Jimmie Lunceford 2:42
19 Someday Sweatheart
Barney Bigard 2:55
20 Hamtramck
Gene Krupa 2:53
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Topsy
Count Basie 3:09
2 How Long, How Long Blues
Coleman Hawkins 3:14
3 One Sweet Letter From You
Lionel Hampton 3:23
4 The Wild Dog
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang 2:43
5 I Want To Be Happy
Glenn Miller 3:05
6 A Shanty In Old Shanty Town
Edmond Hall 2:43
7 Rose Room (In Sunny Roseland)
Fletcher Henderson 2:59
8 Liza
Teddy Wilson 2:24
9 Haw Haw
Slam Stewart 2:47
10 Lady Be Good
Artie Shaw 3:09
11 Make Believe
Benny Goodman 2:51
12 That’s How Dreams Should End
Bobby Hackett 2:39
13 What Will I Tell My Heart
Art Tatum 3:06
14 Four Or Five Times
Woody Herman 3:05
15 Fiesta In Brass
Roy Eldridge 2:55
16 Flat Foot Floogie
Louis Armstrong 2:58
17 Front And Center
John Kirby 2:53
18 Bugle Call Rag
Rex Stewart 4:17
19 Poor Butterfly
Erroll Garner 3:08
20 Yes, Indeed
Tommy Dorsey 3:29
CD 6
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 There’s A Small Hotel
Benny Carter 3:04
2 Sleep
Ben Webster 3:08
3 Sweet Georgia Brown
Harry Hames & His Orchestra 2:35
4 71
Teddy Wilson 3:02
5 Concerto For Cootie (Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me)
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 3:17
6 Jump Lester Jump
Lester Young 3:20
7 I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
Django Reinhardt 3:21
8 Sugar Blues
Fats Waller 2:47
9 Flying Home
Charlie Barnet 2:54
10 I Only Have Eyes For You
Coleman Hawkins 3:09
11 Ribs And Hot Sauce
Lionel Hampton 2:29
12 Blue Fantasia
Johnny Hodges 3:11
13 I’m In The Market For You
Charlie Shavers 4:35
14 Rug Cutter’s Swing
Glenn Miller 2:59
15 Liza (All The Clouds’ll Roll Away)
Fletcher Henderson 2:37
16 Tea For Two
Barney Bigard 3:17
17 Ain’t Misbehavin’
Bobby Hackett 3:11
18 I Can’t Give You Anything But Love, Baby
Benny Goodman 3:33
19 Blues Downstair
Woody Herman 2:45
20 Twelfth Street Rag
Count Basie 3:01
CD 7
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rockin’ In Rhythm Part 1 & 2
Lionel Hampton 5:44
2 Them There Eyes
Buck Clayton 2:57
3 The Little Goose
Rex Stewart 3:47
4 I Ain’t Got Nobody (And Nobody Cares For Me)
Fats Waller 2:48
5 Dinah
Benny Goodman 2:42
6 Well Git It
Tommy Dorsey 3:02
7 St. Louis Blues
Roy Eldridge 2:37
8 Christopher Columbus
Fletcher Henderson 3:01
9 It’s Been So Long
Edmond Hall 3:08
10 Cadillac Slim
Ben Webster 3:03
11 Full Dress Hop
Gene Krupa 2:44
12 Limehouse Blues
Django Reinhardt 2:46
13 Good Queen Bess
Johnny Hodges 3:02
14 Merry-Go-Round
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 3:00
15 Coquette
John Kirby 2:54
16 I’m In The Mood For Love
Erroll Garner 3:41
17 Singin’ The Blues (Till My Daddy Comes Home)
Lionel Hampton 2:55
18 The Lonesome Road
Jimmie Lunceford 2:30
19 D.B. Blues
Lester Young 2:59
20 Yardbird Shuffle
Woody Herman 2:37
CD 8
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Begin The Beguine
Artie Shaw 3:11
2 The Way You Look Tonight
Teddy Wilson 3:05
3 Two O’Clock Jump
Harry James 3:16
4 Leap Frog
Louis Armstrong 2:58
5 Haw Haw
Slam Stewart 2:55
6 Comes The Don
Cozy Cole 2:32
7 Bugle Call Rag
Glenn Miller 2:55
8 Crazy Rhythm
Coleman Hawkins 3:14
9 Opus One
Tommy Dorsey 2:56
10 Bugle Call Rag
Bobby Hackett 2:40
11 Soft Winds
Charlie Christian 2:27
12 Black Bottom
Benny Carter 3:03
13 Somebody Loves Me
Lester Young 3:54
14 Tain’t Like That
Rex Stewart 3:02
15 Sweet Sue, Just You
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang 2:47
16 I’ve Found A New Baby
Lionel Hampton 2:53
17 Exactly Like You
Benny Goodman 3:19
18 If Dreams Come True
Benny Goodman 3:10
19 Pompton Turnpike
Charlie Barnet 2:59
20 Ain’t She Sweet?
Jimmie Lunceford 2:25
CD 9
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Grand Terrace Shuffle
Earl Hines 2:40
2 Wrap You Troubles In Dreams
Coleman Hawkins 2:53
3 Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone
Don Byas 2:48
4 Honeysuckle Rose
Ben Webster 3:14
5 Rosetta
Earl Hines 3:08
6 Rockin’ Chair
Louis Armstrong 3:16
7 Gone With „What“ Wind
Charlie Christian 3:15
8 April In Paris
Coleman Hawkins 3:07
9 Dizzy’s Dilemma
Charlie Shavers 2:58
10 Pick-A Rip (Parts 1 & 2)
Benny Goodman 5:48
11 Blue Skies
John Kirby 2:37
12 How High The Moon
Erroll Garner 3:25
13 Jammin’ With Lester
Lester Young 3:01
14 Conga Brava
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 2:57
15 Diga Diga Doo
Artie Shaw 2:39
16 Blue Light Blues
Django Reinhardt 3:03
17 I’m Beginning To See The Light
Don Byas 2:23
18 Fish Market
Roy Eldridge 3:11
19 Ring Dem Bells
Lionel Hampton 3:25
20 King Porter Stomp
Glenn Miller 3:27
CD 10
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Jive At Five
Count Basie 2:39
2 They Say It’s Wonderful
Don Byas 2:22
3 How Strange
Coleman Hawkins 3:02
4 Piano Man
Earl Hines 2:34
5 Goody Goody
Benny Goodman 2:29
6 Little White Lies
Harry James 2:19
7 Indiana
Erroll Garner 2:07
8 Angel Face
Coleman Hawkins 3:12
9 I Know That You Know
Buck Clayton 3:03
10 I’m In The Mood For Swing
Benny Carter 2:34
11 Sweet Sue, Just You
Fats Waller 2:53
12 Pinetop’s Boogie Woogie
Lionel Hampton 3:10
13 Jeep’s Blues
Johnny Hodges 2:56
14 Skyliner
Charlie Barnet 3:00
15 Clarinet Marmelade
Bobby Hackett 2:40
16 I Can’t Believe That You’re In Love With Me
Edmond Hall 3:02
17 When That Man Is Dead And Gone
Glenn Miller 3:13
18 On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Tommy Dorsey 3:13
19 Sailin’
Teddy Wilson 2:51
20 Basie Strides Again (Along Avenue C)
Count Basie 2:59

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Joe Bishop (track 1)
Woody Herman (track 1)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

violin:
Stéphane Grappelli (1949-01 – 1949-02) (track 10)
membranophone:
Aurelio de Carolis (1949-01 – 1949-02) (track 10)
guitar:
Django Reinhardt (1949-01 – 1949-02) (track 10)
double bass:
Carlo Pecori (1949-01 – 1949-02) (track 10)
piano:
Gianni Safred (1949-01 – 1949-02) (track 10)
composer:
Cole Porter (track 1)
Turner Layton (1918) (track 10)
lyricist:
Cole Porter (track 1)
Henry Creamer (1918) (track 10)
writer:
Val Burton (Isadore Harry Burns) (track 5)
Will Jason (track 5)
publisher:
recording of:
Golden Wedding (track 16)
Penthouse Serenade (track 5)
Rosalie (from “Rosalie”) (track 1)
After You’ve Gone (1949-01 – 1949-02) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 10)

CD 4

writer:
María Grever (track 8)
Raymond Leveen (track 8)
recording of:
Texas Chatter (track 6)
Ti-Pi-Tin (track 8)

CD 8

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1939-04-07) (track 20)
composer:
Milton Ager (track 20)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 1)
lyricist:
Jack Yellen (track 20)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 1)
orchestra:
Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra (1939-04-07) (track 20)
vocals:
The Lunceford Trio (1939-04-07) (track 20)
Trummy Young (1939-04-07) (track 20)
publisher:
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 20)
cover recording of:
Ain’t She Sweet (track 20)
is the basis for:
Divine biguine (french) (track 1)
later translated versions:
Beguine (track 1)
later versions:
Begin the Beguine (unknown language, not English) (track 1)
part of:
Jubilee (track 1)
recording of:
Begin the Beguine (track 1)
referred to in medleys:

CD 9

clarinet:
Bertie King (1938-03-07) (track 16)
trumpet:
Benny Carter (1938-03-07) (track 16)
membranophone:
Robert Montmarche (1938-03-07) (track 16)
guitar:
Django Reinhardt (1938-03-07) (track 16)
double bass:
Len Harrison (1938-03-07) (track 16)
alto saxophone:
Fletcher Allen (1938-03-07) (track 16)
piano:
York de Souza (1938-03-07) (track 16)
tenor saxophone:
Alix Combelle (1938-03-07) (track 16)
composer:
Benny Carter (track 16)
Earl Hines (track 5)
recording of:
Rosetta (track 5)
Blue Light Blues (1938-03-07) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:

CD 10

composer:
Tiny Parham (track 4)
recording of:
Piano Man (track 4)

Release

ASIN: US: B0019ECX56 [info]