Jazz in Paris: Louis Armstrong and Friends

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Annotation

Recorded October 1934 (tracks 1-7), July 8, 1933 (8-9), July 19, 1933 (10), June 1933 (11-14), September 27, 1938 (15-16) and January 30, 1939 (17-20) in Paris.
Reissue of the 78rpm discs Brunswick 9683 (track 1), 500 490 (2, 6), 500 491 (4-5), 500 492 (3, 7), 500 278 (8-9), 500 262 (11, 13), 500 263 (12, 14) and 81 859 (15-16), Polydor 530 002 (10) & Decca 6989 (17-18) and 7126 (19-20).

Annotation last modified on 2014-11-25 18:04 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
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1Saint Louis Blues, Part 1
alto saxophone:
Henry Tyree (in 1934-10)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Peter du Congé (American jazz reedist) (in 1934-10)
double bass:
German Arago (in 1934-10)
drums (drum set):
Oliver Tines (in 1934-10)
guitar:
Maceo Jefferson (in 1934-10)
piano:
Herman Chittison (in 1934-10)
tenor saxophone:
Alfred Pratt (in 1934-10)
trombone:
Lionel Guimarães (in 1934-10)
trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (in 1934-10), Jack Hamilton (jazz trumpeter) (in 1934-10) and Leslie Thompson (in 1934-10)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (in 1934-10)
recording of:
St. Louis Blues (in 1934-10)
lyricist and composer:
William Christopher Handy (in 1913)
Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra2:45
2Super Tiger Rag
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (in 1934-10)
alto saxophone:
Henry Tyree
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Peter du Congé (American jazz reedist)
double bass:
German Arago (in 1934-10)
drums (drum set):
Oliver Tines (in 1934-10)
guitar:
Maceo Jefferson (in 1934-10)
piano:
Herman Chittison (in 1934-10)
saxophone:
Peter DuConge (American jazz reedist) (in 1934-10) and Henry Tyree (in 1934-10)
tenor saxophone:
Alfred Pratt (in 1934-10)
trombone:
Lionel Guimarães (in 1934-10)
trumpet:
Jack Hamilton (jazz trumpeter), Louis Armstrong (in 1934-10), Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (in 1934-10) and Lesley Thompson (in 1934-10)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (in 1934-10)
recording of:
Tiger Rag (original 1917 instrumental version) (in 1934-10)
composer:
Nick LaRocca and Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra3:09
3Will You, Won't You Be My Baby?
alto saxophone:
Henry Tyree (on 1934-11-07)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Peter DuConge (American jazz reedist) (on 1934-11-07)
double bass:
German Arago (on 1934-11-07)
drums (drum set):
Oliver Tines (on 1934-11-07)
guitar:
Maceo Jefferson (on 1934-11-07)
piano:
Herman Chittison (on 1934-11-07)
tenor saxophone:
Alfred Pratt (on 1934-11-07)
trombone:
Lionel Guimarães (on 1934-11-07)
trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (on 1934-11-07), Jack Hamilton (jazz trumpeter) (on 1934-11-07) and Leslie Thompson (on 1934-11-07)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (on 1934-11-07)
recorded at:
Studio Polydor in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1934-11-07)
Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra2:50
4On the Sunny Side of the Street, Part 1
alto saxophone:
Henry Tyree (on 1934-11-07)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Peter DuConge (American jazz reedist) (on 1934-11-07)
double bass:
German Arago (on 1934-11-07)
drums (drum set):
Oliver Tines (on 1934-11-07)
guitar:
Maceo Jefferson (on 1934-11-07)
piano:
Herman Chittison (on 1934-11-07)
tenor saxophone:
Alfred Pratt (on 1934-11-07)
trombone:
Lionel Guimarães (on 1934-11-07)
trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (on 1934-11-07), Jack Hamilton (jazz trumpeter) (on 1934-11-07) and Leslie Thompson (on 1934-11-07)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (on 1934-11-07)
recorded at:
Studio Polydor in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1934-11-07)
edit of:
On the Sunny Side of the Street (studio, 1934-11-07; compilation of Brunswick matrices 1481 1/2 wpp and 1482 1/2 wpp) by Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra
recording of:
On the Sunny Side of the Street (on 1934-11-07)
lyricist:
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist)
composer:
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter)
publisher:
Cotton Club Publishing, EMI Music Publishing Ltd., Lawrence Wright Music Co., Ltd., Memory Lane Music Ltd., Shapiro Bernstein & Co. Ltd., Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc. and シンコーミュージック・エンタテイメント A事業部
part of:
American Splendor
Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra2:59
5On the Sunny Side of the Street, Part 2
alto saxophone:
Henry Tyree (on 1934-11-07)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Peter DuConge (American jazz reedist) (on 1934-11-07)
double bass:
German Arago (on 1934-11-07)
drums (drum set):
Oliver Tines (on 1934-11-07)
guitar:
Maceo Jefferson (on 1934-11-07)
piano:
Herman Chittison (on 1934-11-07)
tenor saxophone:
Alfred Pratt (on 1934-11-07)
trombone:
Lionel Guimarães (on 1934-11-07)
trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (on 1934-11-07), Jack Hamilton (jazz trumpeter) (on 1934-11-07) and Leslie Thompson (on 1934-11-07)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (on 1934-11-07)
recorded at:
Studio Polydor in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1934-11-07)
edit of:
On the Sunny Side of the Street (studio, 1934-11-07; compilation of Brunswick matrices 1481 1/2 wpp and 1482 1/2 wpp) by Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra
recording of:
On the Sunny Side of the Street (on 1934-11-07)
lyricist:
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist)
composer:
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter)
publisher:
Cotton Club Publishing, EMI Music Publishing Ltd., Lawrence Wright Music Co., Ltd., Memory Lane Music Ltd., Shapiro Bernstein & Co. Ltd., Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc. and シンコーミュージック・エンタテイメント A事業部
part of:
American Splendor
Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra3:09
6Saint Louis Blues, Part 2
alto saxophone:
Henry Tyree (in 1934-10)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Peter du Congé (American jazz reedist) (in 1934-10)
double bass:
German Arago (in 1934-10)
drums (drum set):
Oliver Tines (in 1934-10)
guitar:
Maceo Jefferson (in 1934-10)
piano:
Herman Chittison (in 1934-10)
tenor saxophone:
Alfred Pratt (in 1934-10)
trombone:
Lionel Guimarães (in 1934-10)
trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (in 1934-10), Jack Hamilton (jazz trumpeter) (in 1934-10) and Leslie Thompson (in 1934-10)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (in 1934-10)
recording of:
St. Louis Blues (in 1934-10)
lyricist and composer:
William Christopher Handy (in 1913)
Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra3:08
7Song of the Vipers
alto saxophone:
Henry Tyree (on 1934-11-07)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Peter DuConge (American jazz reedist) (on 1934-11-07)
double bass:
German Arago (on 1934-11-07)
drums (drum set):
Oliver Tines (on 1934-11-07)
guitar:
Maceo Jefferson (on 1934-11-07)
piano:
Herman Chittison (on 1934-11-07)
tenor saxophone:
Alfred Pratt (on 1934-11-07)
trombone:
Lionel Guimarães (on 1934-11-07)
trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (on 1934-11-07), Jack Hamilton (jazz trumpeter) (on 1934-11-07) and Leslie Thompson (on 1934-11-07)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (on 1934-11-07)
recorded at:
Studio Polydor in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1934-11-07)
recording of:
Song of the Vipers (on 1934-11-07)
composer:
Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra2:58
8Sweet Georgia Brown
alto saxophone:
Alcide Castellanos (on 1933-07-08)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Peter du Congé (American jazz reedist) (on 1933-07-08)
double bass:
Juan Fernandez (Jazz double bassist) (on 1933-07-08)
drums (drum set):
Billy Taylor (Jazz drummer) (on 1933-07-08)
guitar:
Sterling Conaway (on 1933-07-08)
piano:
Freddy Johnson (on 1933-07-08)
tenor saxophone:
Frank “Big Boy” Goudie (on 1933-07-08)
trombone:
Billy Burns (on 1933-07-08)
trumpet:
Arthur Briggs (on 1933-07-08), Theodore Brock (on 1933-07-08) and Bobby Lee Jones (Jazz trumpeter) (on 1933-07-08)
vocals:
Louis Cole (1930s jazz vocalist) (on 1933-07-08)
recording of:
Sweet Georgia Brown (on 1933-07-08)
lyricist:
Kenneth Casey (in 1925)
composer:
Ben Bernie (in 1925) and Maceo Pinkard (in 1925)
publisher:
Remick Music Corp. and Warner Bros. Music (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23)
Freddy Johnson, Arthur Briggs & Their All-Star Orchestra3:18
9Foxy and Grapesy
alto saxophone:
Alcide Castellanos (on 1933-07-08)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Peter du Congé (American jazz reedist) (on 1933-07-08)
double bass:
Juan Fernandez (Jazz double bassist) (on 1933-07-08)
drums (drum set):
Billy Taylor (Jazz drummer) (on 1933-07-08)
guitar:
Sterling Conaway (on 1933-07-08)
piano:
Freddy Johnson (on 1933-07-08)
tenor saxophone:
Frank “Big Boy” Goudie (on 1933-07-08)
trombone:
Billy Burns (on 1933-07-08)
trumpet:
Arthur Briggs (on 1933-07-08), Theodore Brock (on 1933-07-08) and Bobby Lee Jones (Jazz trumpeter) (on 1933-07-08)
vocals:
Louis Cole (1930s jazz vocalist) (on 1933-07-08)
Freddy Johnson, Arthur Briggs & Their All-Star Orchestra3:39
10Wo ist der Mann?
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1933-07-19)
clarinet:
Peter du Congé (American jazz reedist) (on 1933-07-19)
double bass:
Juan Fernandez (Jazz double bassist) (on 1933-07-19)
drums (drum set):
Billy Taylor (Jazz drummer) (on 1933-07-19)
piano:
Freddy Johnson (on 1933-07-19)
reeds:
Peter DuConge (American jazz reedist) (on 1933-07-19)
trumpet:
Arthur Briggs (on 1933-07-19)
vocals:
Marlene Dietrich (actress and singer) (on 1933-07-19)
conductor:
Peter Kreuder (on 1933-07-19)
recording of:
Wo ist der Mann? (on 1933-07-19)
lyricist:
Max Kolbe
composer:
Peter Kreuder
Marlene Dietrich3:15
11Nobody's Sweetheart
piano:
Freddy Johnson (in 1933-06)
trumpet:
Arthur Briggs (in 1933-06)
vocals:
Louis Cole (1930s jazz vocalist) (in 1933-06)
recording of:
Nobody’s Sweetheart (in 1933-06)
lyricist:
Ernie Erdman and Gus Kahn
composer:
Billy Meyers (US jazz songwriter) and Elmer Schoebel
Arthur Briggs3:19
12Grabbin' Blues
piano:
Freddy Johnson (in 1933-06)
trumpet:
Arthur Briggs (in 1933-06)
vocals:
Louis Cole (1930s jazz vocalist) (in 1933-06)
Arthur Briggs3:34
13I Got Rhythm
piano:
Freddy Johnson (in 1933-06)
trumpet:
Arthur Briggs (in 1933-06)
vocals:
Louis Cole (1930s jazz vocalist) (in 1933-06)
recording of:
I Got Rhythm (in 1933-06)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (in 1930)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (in 1930)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd., Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV and New World Music Co. (in 1930)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical)
part of:
Crazy for You (1992 musical)
part of:
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical)
part of:
When the Boys Meet the Girls (1965 film)
Arthur Briggs3:20
14Japanese Sandman
piano:
Freddy Johnson (in 1933-06)
trumpet:
Arthur Briggs (in 1933-06)
vocals:
Louis Cole (1930s jazz vocalist) (in 1933-06)
recording of:
The Japanese Sandman (in 1933-06)
lyricist:
Raymond B. Egan (in 1920)
composer:
Richard A. Whiting (in 1920)
Arthur Briggs3:43
15Goodbye to Summer
clarinet:
Joe Hayman (on 1938-09-27)
double bass:
Wilson Myers (on 1938-09-27)
guitar:
John Mitchell (Jazz guitarist) (on 1938-09-27)
piano:
Herman Chittison (on 1938-09-27)
trumpet:
Bill Coleman (US jazz trumpeter) (on 1938-09-27)
vocals:
Greta Keller (on 1938-09-27)
Greta Keller3:40
16I'm Gonna Lock My Heart and Throw Away the Key
clarinet:
Joe Hayman (on 1938-09-27)
double bass:
Wilson Myers (on 1938-09-27)
guitar:
John Mitchell (Jazz guitarist) (on 1938-09-27)
piano:
Herman Chittison (on 1938-09-27)
trumpet:
Bill Coleman (US jazz trumpeter) (on 1938-09-27)
vocals:
Greta Keller (on 1938-09-27)
recording of:
I'm Gonna Lock My Heart (And Throw Away the Key) (on 1938-09-27)
composer:
Jimmy Eaton (songwriter) and Terry Shand (jazz pianist/composer)
Greta Keller3:12
17Doing the Gorgonzola
clarinet:
Danny Polo (on 1939-01-30)
double bass:
Louis Vola (on 1939-01-30)
drums (drum set):
Jerry Mengo (on 1939-01-30)
guitar:
Oscar Alemán (on 1939-01-30)
piano:
Garland Wilson (early 1900s American jazz pianist) (on 1939-01-30)
tenor saxophone:
Alix Combelle (on 1939-01-30)
trumpet:
Philippe Brun (trumpet player) (on 1939-01-30)
Danny Polo and His Swing Stars3:07
18Montparnasse Jump
clarinet:
Danny Polo (on 1939-01-30)
double bass:
Louis Vola (on 1939-01-30)
drums (drum set):
Jerry Mengo (on 1939-01-30)
guitar:
Oscar Alemán (on 1939-01-30)
piano:
Garland Wilson (early 1900s American jazz pianist) (on 1939-01-30)
tenor saxophone:
Alix Combelle (on 1939-01-30)
trumpet:
Philippe Brun (trumpet player) (on 1939-01-30)
Danny Polo and His Swing Stars2:48
19China Boy
clarinet:
Danny Polo (on 1939-01-30)
double bass:
Louis Vola (on 1939-01-30)
drums (drum set):
Jerry Mengo (on 1939-01-30)
guitar:
Oscar Alemán (on 1939-01-30)
piano:
Garland Wilson (early 1900s American jazz pianist) (on 1939-01-30)
tenor saxophone:
Alix Combelle (on 1939-01-30)
trumpet:
Philippe Brun (trumpet player) (on 1939-01-30)
recording of:
China Boy (on 1939-01-30)
writer:
Phil Boutelje (in 1922) and Richard A. Winfree (in 1922)
Danny Polo and His Swing Stars2:58
20Polo-naise
clarinet:
Danny Polo (on 1939-01-30)
double bass:
Louis Vola (on 1939-01-30)
drums (drum set):
Jerry Mengo (on 1939-01-30)
guitar:
Oscar Alemán (on 1939-01-30)
piano:
Garland Wilson (early 1900s American jazz pianist) (on 1939-01-30)
tenor saxophone:
Alix Combelle (on 1939-01-30)
trumpet:
Philippe Brun (trumpet player) (on 1939-01-30)
Danny Polo and His Swing Stars2:56

Credits

Release Group

part of:Jazz in Paris (number: 51) (order: 46)