Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Deep Down South
Bix Beiderbecke 3:01
2 I Got Rhythm
Five Spirits of Rhythm 2:48
3 I've Found a New Baby
Jimmy Johnson & Clarence Williams 2:52
4 Stormy Weather
Ethel Waters 3:11
5 After You've Gone
Joe Venuti, Eddie Lang & Their All-Star Orchestra 2:59
6 Caravan
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 2:42
7 Jeeps Blues
Johnny Hodges and His Orchestra 3:00
8 Minnie the Moocher
Cab Calloway and His Orchestra 3:13
9 Steppin Pretty
Andy Kirk and His Twelve Clouds of Joy 2:52
10 Shoe Shine Boy
Jones-Smith Incorporated 2:53
11 Christopher Columbus (A Rhythm Cocktail)
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 3:12
12 King Porter Stomp
Benny Goodman and His Orchestra 3:11
13 Squeeze Me
Mildred Bailey & Her Alley Cats 3:03
14 Undecided
John Kirby and His Onyx Club Boys 3:01
15 Wabash Stomp
Roy Eldridge and His Orchestra 3:13
16 Minor Swing
Quintette du Hot Club de France 3:18
17 Gimme a Pigfoot
Bessie Smith 3:31
18 Boogie Woogie Prayer
Albert Ammons & Meade Lux Lewis & Pete Johnson 2:35
19 When the Saints Go Marching In
Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra 2:43
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 3:20
2 Cavernism
Earl Hines and His Orchestra 3:01
3 Chant of the Weed
Don Redman and His Orchestra 3:16
4 Dee Blues
The Chocolate Dandies 2:59
5 Honeysuckle Rose
Fats Waller and His Rhythm 2:41
6 There's Rhythm in Harlem
Mills Blue Rhythm Band 3:13
7 When Lights Are Low
Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra 2:16
8 A Sunbonnet Blue (And a Yellow Straw Hat)
Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra 2:54
9 The Buzzard
Bud Freeman and His Windy City Five 3:13
10 Tea for Two
Art Tatum 2:40
11 Rhythm Is Our Business
Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra 3:18
12 When It's Sleepy Time Down South
Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra 3:25
13 Moten Swing
Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra 3:24
14 One O'Clock Jump
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:05
15 A-Tisket, A-Tasket
Chick Webb and His Orchestra 2:41
16 Knockin' on Wood
Red Norvo 2:30
17 I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues
Jack Teagarden and His Orchestra 2:52
18 Echo of Spring
Willie "The Lion" Smith 2:49
19 Strange Fruit
Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra 3:15
20 Body and Soul
Coleman Hawkins and His Orchestra 3:04
21 I Can't Get Started
Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra 4:47

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Stéphane Grappelli (1937-11-25) (track 16)
guitar:
Django Reinhardt (1937-11-25) (track 16)
Joseph Reinhardt (1937-11-25) (track 16)
Eugène Vées (1937-11-25) (track 16)
double bass:
Louis Vola (1937-11-25) (track 16)
composer:
Stéphane Grappelli (track 16)
Django Reinhardt (track 16)
Harold Arlen (1933) (track 4)
lyricist:
Ted Koehler (1933) (track 4)
orchestra:
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 4)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Nostalgia (Marie Myriam song) (track 4)
recording of:
Stormy Weather (track 4)
Minor Swing (1937-11-25) (track 16)

CD 2

composer:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1931-08) (track 1)
lyricist:
Irving Mills (1931) (track 1)
publisher:
is the basis for:
Swingy Thing (Solo Tenor Horn & Brass Band) (track 1)
later versions:
recording of:

Release

ASIN: US: B000EOEVSY [info]