Big Band Jazz, Vol. 1: From the Beginning to the Fifties

Big Band Jazz, Vol. 1: From the Beginning to the Fifties


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Product Details

Release Date: 09/25/1994
Label: Smithsonian Collect.
UPC: 0033251030021
catalogNumber: 30


Disc 1

  1. Changes
  2. Lonely Melody
  3. Copenhagen
  4. Henderson Stomp
  5. Hop Off
  6. New King Porter Stomp
  7. Down South Camp Meeting
  8. Put It There (Shag Nasty)
  9. Stop Kidding (Neckbones and Sauerkraut)
  10. Ol' Man River
  11. Starvation Blues
  12. Market Street Stomp
  13. Casa Loma Stomp
  14. Toby
  15. Moten Swing
  16. Madhouse
  17. Fat Babes
  18. Rock and Rye
  19. Grand Terrace Shuffle
  20. Stompin' at the Savoy
  21. Don't Be That Way

Disc 2

  1. That Naughty Waltz
  2. Harlem Congo
  3. Mood Indigo
  4. Stratosphere
  5. Stomp It Off
  6. Organ Grinder's Swing
  7. Uptown Blues
  8. Sometimes I'm Happy
  9. King Porter Stomp
  10. Sing, Sing, Sing
  11. Ridin' High
  12. Mission to Moscow
  13. Big Jim Blues
  14. Song of India
  15. Well, Git It!
  16. On the Sunny Side of the Street
  17. Opus One
  18. One O'Clock Jump
  19. Sent for You Yesterday (And Here You Come Today)
  20. Jumpin' at the Woodside

Disc 3

  1. Volcano
  2. 9:20 Special
  3. Shiny Stockings
  4. Cherokee
  5. Skyliner
  6. Begin the Beguine
  7. Rose Room
  8. Stardust
  9. I Got Rhythm
  10. In the Mood
  11. A String of Pearls
  12. The Mole
  13. Friar Rock
  14. Shufflebug Shuffle
  15. Tuxedo Junction
  16. Midnight Stroll
  17. A Gypsy Without a Song
  18. Take the "A" Train
  19. Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin'
  20. Perdido

Disc 4

  1. C Jam Blues
  2. Main Stem
  3. Happy Go Lucky Local
  4. Leap Frog
  5. Till Tom Special
  6. Flying Home
  7. Down Under
  8. Apple Honey
  9. Bijou (Rhumba a la Jazz)
  10. Four Brothers
  11. Cool Breeze
  12. A Night in Tunisia (Interlude)
  13. Boyd Meets Stravinsky
  14. Our Delight
  15. Things to Come
  16. Robbins Nest
  17. Donna Lee
  18. Elevation
  19. What's New?

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Bing Crosby   Vocals
Henry "Red" Allen   Trumpet
Gene Ammons   Tenor Saxophone
Cat Anderson   Trumpet
Buster Bailey   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Paul Barbarin   Drums
Charlie Barnet   Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Count Basie   Piano
Bunny Berigan   Trumpet
Steve Brown   Bass Viol
Milt Buckner   Piano
Henry Busse   Trumpet
Conte Candoli   Trumpet
Serge Chaloff   Baritone Saxophone
Buck Clayton   Trumpet
Buddy DeFranco   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Harry Edison   Trumpet
Bud Freeman   Tenor Saxophone
Stan Getz   Tenor Saxophone
Dizzy Gillespie   Trumpet,Track Performer
Benny Goodman   Clarinet
Glen Gray   Alto Saxophone
Lionel Hampton   Vibes
Erskine Hawkins   Trumpet,Track Performer
Woody Herman   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Eddie Heywood   Piano
Earl Hines   Piano
Illinois Jacquet   Tenor Saxophone
Harry James   Track Performer
Budd Johnson   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Stan Kenton   Track Performer
Barney Kessel   Guitar
John Kirby   Bass Viol
Andy Kirk   Track Performer
Lee Konitz   Alto Saxophone
Gene Krupa   Drums
Elliot Lawrence   Track Performer
Billy May   Trumpet
McKinney's Cotton Pickers   Track Performer
Fats Navarro   Trumpet
Leo Parker   Baritone Saxophone
Flip Phillips   Tenor Saxophone
Mel Powell   Piano
Buddy Rich   Drums
Marshall Royal   Alto Saxophone
Howard Rumsey   Bass Viol
Jimmy Rushing   Vocals
Sears   Tenor Saxophone
Artie Shaw   Clarinet
Tab Smith   Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone
Willie Smith   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Charlie Spivak   Trumpet
Rex Stewart   Trumpet
Lucky Thompson   Tenor Saxophone
Claude Thornhill   Track Performer
Fats Waller   Piano
Ben Webster   Tenor Saxophone
Gerald Wilson   Trumpet
Luis Russell   Piano
Tony Aless   Piano
Irving Ashby   Guitar
Harry Babasin   Bass Viol
Dave Barbour   Guitar
Eddie Barefield   Guitar,Trombone
Dud Bascomb   Trumpet
Sonny Berman   Trumpet
Johnny Bothwell   Alto Saxophone
Dave Burns   Trumpet
Ralph Burns   Piano
Billy Butterfield   Trumpet
Jimmy Campbell   Trumpet
Pete Candoli   Trumpet
Ike Carpenter   Piano
Julian Dash   Tenor Saxophone
Ziggy Elman   Trumpet
Tyree Glenn   Trombone
Johnny Guarnieri   Piano
Neal Hefti   Trumpet
Pee Wee Hunt   Trombone
Chubby Jackson   Bass Viol
Jack Jenney   Trombone
Taft Jordan   Trumpet
Klink   Tenor Saxophone
John LaPorta   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Ray Linn   Trumpet
Lou McGarity   Trombone
Hal McKusick   Alto Saxophone
Benny Morton   Trombone
Jimmy Mundy   Tenor Saxophone
Vido Musso   Tenor Saxophone
Sy Oliver   Trumpet
Tony Pastor   Tenor Saxophone
Todd Rhodes   Piano
Arnold Ross   Piano
Babe Russin   Tenor Saxophone
Edgar Sampson   Alto Saxophone
Earl Swope   Trombone
Frankie Trumbauer   C-Melody Saxophone
Chick Webb   Drums,Track Performer
Heine Beau   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Ray Eberle   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
George Van Eps   Guitar
Frank Froeba   Piano
Don Lamond   Drums
Missourians   Track Performer
Don Redman   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
George Siravo   Alto Saxophone
Bob Bain   Guitar
Coleman Hawkins   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Russell Procope   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Shorty Rogers   Trumpet
Herbie Steward   Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Mary Lou Williams   Piano
Norris Turney   Alto Saxophone
Britt Woodman   Trombone
Trummy Young   Trombone
Tommy Ladnier   Trumpet
Jack McVea   Baritone Saxophone
Gus Aiken   Trumpet
Moses Allen   Bass Viol
Vernon Alley   Bass Viol
Tommy Allison   Trumpet
Hayes Alvis   Bass Viol
Jimmy Archey   Trombone
Louis Armstrong   Trumpet,Track Performer
George Arus   Trombone
Ernest Ashley   Guitar
Red Ballard   Trombone
Billy Barber   Tuba
Harry Barris   Vocals
Bus Bassey   Alto Saxophone
Mario Bauzá   Trumpet
Bix Beiderbecke   Cornet
Tex Beneke   Tenor Saxophone
Benny Carter   Track Performer
Walter Benson   Trombone
Artie Bernstein   Bass Viol
Leroy Berry   Guitar
John Best   Trumpet
Wallace Bishop   Drums
Lee Blair   Guitar
Art Blakey   Drums
Kurt Bloom   Alto Saxophone
William Thornton Blue   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Hoyt Bohannon   Trombone
Claude Bowen   Trumpet
Russell Bowles   Trombone
Bruce Branson   Baritone Saxophone
Tony Briglia   Drums
Vernon Brown   Trombone
Roland Bundock   Bass Viol
Nick Buono   Trumpet
Edward Burke   Trombone
Bob Burnet   Trumpet
Alvin Burroughs   Drums
Don Byas   Tenor Saxophone
Ernie Caceres   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Wayman Carver   Tenor Saxophone
Frank Carlson   Drums
Big Sid Catlett   Drums
Ann S. Clark   Vocals
Peggy Clark   Vocals
Pete Clark   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Paul Cohen   Trumpet
Henry Coker   Trombone
June Cole   Tuba
Rupert Cole   Alto Saxophone
Booker Collins   Bass Viol
Sid Cooper   Alto Saxophone
Jimmy Crawford   Drums,Timpani
Ed Cuffee   Trombone
Langston Curl   Trumpet
Bob Cusmano   Trumpet
Leonard Davis   Trumpet
Talib Dawud   Trumpet
George M. "Jud" DeNaut   Bass Viol
R.Q. Dickerson   Trumpet
Kurt Dieterle   Violin
Charlie Dixon   Banjo
Ted Donnelly   Trombone
Jimmy Dorsey   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Tommy Dorsey   Trombone
Duke Ellington   Piano
Eddie Durham   Guitar,Trombone
Buff Estes   Alto Saxophone
Bus Etri   Guitar
Nick Fatool   Drums
Stan Fishelson   Trumpet
Fletcher Henderson   Piano
Milton Fletcher   Trumpet
Mickey Folus   Tenor Saxophone
Frank Foster   Tenor Saxophone
Pops Foster   Bass Viol
William Franklin   Trombone
Carl Frye   Alto Saxophone
Tommy Fulford   Piano
Walter Fuller   Trumpet
Frank Galbreath   Trumpet
Joe Garland   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Bernie Glow   Trumpet
Doc Goldberg   Bass Viol
Jim Golden   Piano
Harry Goodman   Bass Viol
Marcellus Green   Trumpet
Gordon Griffin   Trumpet
Dan Grissom   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Fred Guy   Guitar
Harold Hahn   Drums
Joe Hall   Piano
John Harrington   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Jimmy Harrison   Trombone,Vocals
Allan Harshman   Viola
Haywood Henry   Clarinet,Baritone Saxophone
Benny Heller   Guitar
Shelton Hemphill   Trumpet
Hendrickson   Guitar
J.C. Higginbotham   Trombone
Peanuts Holland   Trumpet
Charlie Holmes   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Darnell Howard   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Glenn Hughes   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Clyde Hurley   Trumpet
Margie Hyams   Vibes
Cecil Irwin   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Josh Jackson   Tenor Saxophone
Hilton Jefferson   Alto Saxophone
Jenkins   Trombone
Keg Johnson   Trombone
Walter Johnson   Drums
Claude Jones   Trombone
Reunald Jones   Trumpet
Steve Jordan   Guitar
Nate Kazebier   Trumpet
Joe Keyes   Trumpet
Killian   Trumpet
Gene Kinsey   Alto Saxophone
Don Kirkpatrick   Piano
Harry Klee   Alto Saxophone
George Koenig   Alto Saxophone
Jack Lacey   Trombone
James Lamare   Tenor Saxophone
Allan Langstaff   Trombone
Harry Lawson   Trumpet
Ralph Lee   Tenor Saxophone
Cappy Lewis   Trumpet
Ulysses Livingston   Guitar
Don Lodice   Tenor Saxophone
Sam Lowe   Trumpet
Lawrence Lucie   Guitar
Warren Luckey   Tenor Saxophone
J.C. MacGregor   Piano
Bingie Madison   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Mickey Mangano   Trumpet
Dodo Marmarosa   Piano
Irvin "Marky" Markowitz   Trumpet
Sam Marowitz   Alto Saxophone
Joseph "Kaiser" Marshall   Drums
Johnny Martel   Trumpet
Carmen Mastren   Guitar
Leroy Maxey   Drums
Jimmy Maxwell   Trumpet
Shorty McConnell   Trumpet
Murray McEachern   Trombone
Joe McLewis   Trombone
Teddy McRae   Tenor Saxophone
Willie McWashington   Drums
Joe Megro   Tenor Saxophone
Glenn Miller   Trombone
Earl Miller   Alto Saxophone
Jimmy Mitchelle   Alto Saxophone
Pete Mondello   Tenor Saxophone
Nuncio "Toots" Mondello   Alto Saxophone
Alton Moore   Trombone
Louis Mucci   Trumpet
Ralph Muzillo   Trumpet
Nelson Riddle   Trombone
Norris   Guitar
Fred Otis   Piano
John Owens   Trumpet
Hot Lips Page   Trumpet
Avery Parrish   Piano
Jerome Pasquall   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Sonny Payne   Drums
Beverly Peer   Bass Viol
Neely Plumb   Alto Saxophone
Bob Poland   Baritone Saxophone
Danny Polo   Clarinet
Jimmy Priddy   Trombone
Earres Prince   Piano
William Purnell   Drums
Moe Purtill   Drums
Irving "Mouse" Randolph   Trumpet
Robert Range   Trombone
Bill Rank   Trombone
Milt Raskin   Piano
Allan Reuss   Guitar
Bill Robertson   Trombone
Arthur Rollini   Tenor Saxophone
Clyde Rounds   Alto Saxophone
Sam Rubinwich   Alto Saxophone
Don Ruppersberg   Trombone
Mischa Russell   Violin
Hymie Schertzer   Alto Saxophone
Wilbur Schwartz   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
George Scott   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
George Seaberg   Trumpet
Sandy Siegelstein   French Horn
Zoot Sims   Tenor Saxophone
Omer Simeon   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Edward Sims   Trombone,Trumpet
Floyd Smith   Guitar
Jimmy Smith   Tuba
Joe "Fox" Smith   Trumpet
Russell Smith   Trumpet
Jess Stacy   Piano
Leemie Stanfield   Bass Viol
Joe Steele   Piano
Phil Stevens   Drums,Bass Viol
Tommy Stevenson   Trumpet
Jesse Stone   Piano
Fred Stulce   Alto Saxophone
Bob Swift   Trombone
Tak Takvorian   Trombone
Paul Tanner   Trombone
Louis Taylor   Trombone
Ben Thigpen   Drums
George "Fathead" Thomas   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Juan Tizol   Valve Trombone
Eddie Tompkins   Trumpet
Dave Tough   Drums
Jack Trainor   Trumpet
Gene Traxler   Bass Viol
Clarence Trice   Trumpet
John Trueheart   Guitar
Gerald Valentine   Trombone
Ted Vesely   Trombone
Lyman Vunk   Trumpet
Connie Wainwright   Guitar
Greely Walton   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Jon Walton   Tenor Saxophone
Carl Warwick   Trumpet
George Washington   Trombone
Jack Washington   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Jimmy Welch   Trumpet
Dicky Wells   Trombone
Henry Wells   Trombone
George Wendt   Trumpet
Ray Wetzel   Trumpet
Priest Wheeler   Trombone
Hy White   Guitar
Morris White   Banjo
Dave Wilborn   Banjo
Dick Wilson   Tenor Saxophone
Ollie Wilson   Trombone
Quinn Wilson   Tuba
Lammar Wright   Trumpet
Clark Yocum   Guitar
Walter Yoder   Bass Viol
Snooky Young   Trumpet
Eddie Zandy   Trumpet
Alex Beller   Violin
Jackie Mills   Drums
Jimmy Blake   Trumpet
Sid Block   Bass Viol
Elmer Chambers   Trumpet
Ralph Escudero   Tuba
Austin Young   Vocals
Irwin Berken   Trumpet
Clint Davis   Baritone Saxophone
Alec FILA   Trumpet
James Grimes   Trumpet
Sindel Kopp   Violin
Claude Lakey   Alto Saxophone
Lerner   Piano
Edward Mihelich   Bass Viol
Clint Neagley   Alto Saxophone
Alex Pevsner   Violin
Charles Preble   Trombone
Dalton Rizzotto   Trombone
Micky Scrima   Drums
Bill Spears   Viola
Thurman Teague   Bass Viol
Lee Young   Drums
Casa Loma Orchestra   Track Performer
Charlie Green   Trombone
Elmer James   Bass Viol
Cuba Austin   Drums
Charlie Castaldo   Trombone
Jack Cathcart   Trumpet
Corky Corcoran   Tenor Saxophone
Cuozzo   Trumpet
Pat Davis   Tenor Saxophone
Skippy de Sair   Baritone Saxophone
Stanley Dennis   Bass Viol
Laforest Dent   Alto Saxophone
Jack Fulton   Vocals
Gene Gifford   Banjo
Fred Goerner   Cello
Dave Hallett   Trombone
Joe Hostetter   Trumpet
Ed Kiefer   Trombone
Matty Malneck   Violin
Mastren   Trombone
Harold McDonald   Drums
William McLemore   Guitar
John Nesbitt   Trumpet
Chuck Peterson   Trumpet
Mike Pingatore   Banjo
Billy Rauch   Trombone
Prince Robinson   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Milton Senior   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
James Skiles   Trombone
Lawrence Stearns   Trumpet
Charles Strickfaden   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Sandy Williams   Trombone
Andrew Brown   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Bobby Lee Jones   Trumpet
Sonny Woods   Vocals
Artie Shaw & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Charlie Barnet & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Count Basie Orchestra   Track Performer
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Earl Hines & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Glenn Miller Orchestra   Track Performer
Jimmie Lunceford & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Paul Whiteman Orchestra   Track Performer
Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Woody Herman & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Elliot Lawrence & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Luis Russell & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Junior Raglin   Bass Viol
James Morrison   Drums
Joe Bauer   Trumpet
Manny Gershman   Alto Saxophone
Bob Morrow   Violin
Ralph Pfeffner   Trombone
Fred Beckett   Trombone
Chester Hazlett   Alto Saxophone
Dale Pierce   Trumpet
Harold Tennyson   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Wilbur Hall   Trombone
Charlie Margulis   Trumpet
Charles Gaylord   Vocals
Tommy Linehan   Piano
Raymond Orr   Trumpet
Bud Smith   Trombone
Rinker   Vocals
Mike Trafficante   Tuba
Neal Reid   Trombone
Francis Williams   Trumpet
Bobby Stark   Trumpet
Ed Lewis   Trumpet
Otto Hardwick   Alto Saxophone,Bass Saxophone
K. Collins   Viola
Gerald Foster   Trombone
Charles Greenlea   Trombone
Dave Jacobs   Trombone
Hal McLean   Alto Saxophone
Jack Mootz   Trumpet
Mario Perry   Violin
Gene Prince   Trumpet
Druie Bess   Trombone
Elmer Burch   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Silas Cluke   Banjo
Charlie Frankhouser   Trumpet
T. Klages   Violin
Nye Mayhew   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Guy McReynolds   Tenor Saxophone
Spencer Odun   Piano
Chips Oucalf   Trombone
Eddie Pripps   Tenor Saxophone
Tex Satterwhite   Trombone
Dub Shoffner   Trumpet
Truman Boardman   Violin
Charles Coolidge   Trombone
Frank D'Annolfo   Trombone
Burt Johnson   Trombone
E. Lamas   Violin
Jesse Ralph   Trombone
Harry Sloan   Trombone
Bruce Snyder   Tenor Saxophone
Earl Thomson   Trumpet
Joe Park   Tuba
Harry Perrella   Piano
Gordon Thomas   Trombone
Freddy White   Guitar
Leo Zorn   Violin
Roger Ellick   Trumpet
Joe Meisner   Alto Saxophone
Tweet Peterson   Trumpet
Hy Mandel   Baritone Saxophone
Bill McMahon   Bass Viol
Albert Hinton   Trumpet
Bill Peyser   Guitar
Billy Eckstine & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Chauncey Houghton   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Bob Moore   Trumpet
Elia Friede   Cello
Robert "Sax" Crowder   Tenor Saxophone
John Ewing   Trombone
Tommy Farr   Trombone
Howard Scott   Trumpet
Walter Nimms   Trombone
Max Wilkinson   Drums
Ted Buckner   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Robert Scott   Trombone
Nelson Shelladay   Trumpet
Leigh Knowles   Trumpet
Cliff Hill   Bass Viol
Don McCook   Tenor Saxophone
Joe Dixon   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Ben Hall   Trombone
Henry Jones   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Dick Clark   Tenor Saxophone

Technical Credits

George Gershwin   Composer
Bunny Berigan   Contributor
Tadd Dameron   Arranger
Gil Fuller   Arranger
Dizzy Gillespie   Arranger
Jimmy Giuffre   Arranger
Harry James   Composer
Budd Johnson   Arranger
Andy Kirk   Director
Jimmie Lunceford   Arranger,Director
Bennie Moten   Director
Mel Powell   Arranger
Artie Shaw   Arranger
Willie Smith   Arranger
Luis Russell   Arranger
Eddie Barefield   Arranger
Ralph Burns   Arranger
Jimmy Mundy   Arranger
Boyd Raeburn   Director
Todd Rhodes   Composer
Edgar Sampson   Arranger
Frankie Trumbauer   Contributor
Don Redman   Arranger
Mary Lou Williams   Arranger
Leroy Holmes   Composer
Benny Carter   Composer
Bill Challis   Arranger
R.Q. Dickerson   Arranger
Charlie Dixon   Arranger
Tommy Dorsey   Arranger
Duke Ellington   Arranger
Eddie Durham   Arranger
Gil Evans   Arranger
Eddie Finckel   Arranger
Fletcher Henderson   Arranger
Frank Foster   Arranger
Joe Garland   Arranger
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Jerry Gray   Arranger
R.D. McMickle   Contributor
Glenn Miller   Arranger
Jesse Stone   Arranger
Billy Strayhorn   Arranger
Gene Gifford   Arranger
Mel Jenssen   Director
Lockwood Lewis   Director
John Nesbitt   Arranger
Art Hickman   Composer
Buster Harding   Arranger
Billy Moore   Arranger
Bill Bennett   Producer
Harry Williams   Composer
Edwin Stanley   Composer
Sol P. Levy   Composer
Hans Lengsfelder   Composer

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