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Ella Fitzgerald And Ink Spots Little Small Town Girl  (1950) 80291 DECCA 27419 MP3
Blind Blake Search Warrant Blues  (1928)
Sept 1928
20871-3 Paramount 12737-A MP3
Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Prelude To A Kiss  (1938)
Mary McHugh (vo), Cootie Williams (tp), Lawrence Brown (tb), Johnny Hodges (ss, as), Harry Carney (bar), Duke Ellington (p), Billy Taylor (sb), Sonny Greer (dm)
M-887-1 VOCALION/Okeh 4386 MP3
The Gulf Coast Seven Keep Your Temper  (1925)
June Clark (cnt) Jimmy Harrison (tb) Buster Bailey (cl,sop,as) Prince Robinson (ts) Willie ''The Lion'' Smith (p) Buddy Christian (bj) ? Bill Benford (tu) ''Jazz'' Carson (d)
November 5
141246-3 Columbia 14107-D MP3
Una Mae Carlisle Sweet Talk  (1942) 071911-1 BLUEBIRD 11507 MP3
Tony Pastor'S Orchestra, Tony Pastor, Al Avola, Les Burness Or Bud Johnson  Little Colonel  (1940)
Vince Badale, Bill Robbins, Irving Berger & Charles Trotta (tpts) Henry Singer, Bill Abel & Russ Brown (tbns) Johnny McAfee & Hank Freeman (as) Tony Pastor, Stuart Anderson & Robert Taylor (ts) Les Burness (p) Frank Isnardi (g) Marvin Wittstein (b) John Morris (d)
RCA Studios, New York, October & November, 1940 Copied from a vinyl pressing of the album ''Radio Discs of Tony Pastor''
Gene Austin Feat. Nat Shilkret And His Orchestra She's Funny That Way  (1929) 48135-3 VICTOR 21779 MP3
Lester Young, Lester Young  New D.B. Blues  (1959)
Lester Young (ts), René Urtreger (p), Jimmy Gourley (elg), Jamil Nasser (sb), Kenny Clarke (dm)
26583-1 Verve 314-547087-2 MP3
Bing Crosby Old Folks  (1938) C91512-B DECCA 2123B MP3
American Qt, Wenrich  Moonlight Bay  (1911) 11381-1 VICTOR 17034 MP3
Jackie Gleason'S Orchestra, James Haven Gillespie, Richard Whiting & Seymour Simons  Breezin' Along With The Breeze  (1961)
Guest soloists: Ruby Braff, Buck Clayton, Yank Lawson (tpts) Buster Bailey, Andy Fitzgerald (clar) Lawrence Brown (tbn) Claude Hopkins (p) Al Caiola (g) Milt Hinton (b)
Erroll Garner Undecided  (1949) B4417 SAVOY 862 MP3
Chet Baker & Piero Umiliani Relaxing With Chet  (1961)
Chet Baker, Nino Rosso (tp), Bill Gilmore (tb), Marcello Boschi (as), Livio Cervellieri (ts), Gino Marinacci (bar), Piero Umiliani (p), Berto Pisano (sb), Jimmy Pratt (dm)
Soundtrack “Big deal on Madonna Street”
Liuto (It) LRS 0063 MP3
Les Brown And His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day) The Whole World Is Singing My Song  (1946) Columbia 37066 MP3
Joe Sullivan Fidgety Feet  (1945) 127 DISC 6003 MP3
Benny Goodman And His Orchestra Feat. Anna Graham It Happens To The Best Of Friends  (1934) 15642 COLUMBIA 2947 D MP3
Harlan Leonard And His Rockets Hairy Joe Jump  (1940) 044590 BLUEBIRD 10625 MP3
June Christy & Pete Rugolo Dearly Beloved  (1955)
June Christy (vo) acc by Pete Candoli (tp) Harry Betts, Herbie Harper, Dick Noel, George Roberts (tb) Harry Klee (fl) Bob Gordon (bar) Claude Williamson (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Harry Babasin (sb) Larry Bunker (dm) Pete Rugolo (arr,cond)
14128 Capitol T725 MP3
Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra No Love, No Nothin'  (1943) V-Disc 071B MP3
Duke Ellington & Charles Mingus & Max Roach Rem Blues (Blues For Blanton)  (1962)
Duke Ellington (p) Charles Mingus (sb) Max Roach (dm)
Tk 3 Blue Note BST85129 MP3
Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra, C.Schraubstader-Lew Brown  Last Night On The Back Porch  (1923) 28529-3 VICTOR 19139A MP3
Stan Kenton And His Orchestra Rhythm Incorporated - Part 1  (1947)
Ray Wetzel (tp,vcl,arr) Ken Hanna (tp,arr) Buddy Childers, Chico Alvarez, John Anderson (tp) Kai Winding, Skip Layton, Milt Bernhart, Harry Forbes (tb) Bart Varsalona (b-tb) Boots Mussulli (as,arr) Eddie Meyers (as) Vido Musso, Bob Cooper (ts) Bob Gioga (bar) Stan Kenton (p,arr) Pete Rugolo (p) Bob Ahern (g) Eddie Safranski (b) Shelly Manne (d) Jose Mangual (bgo-1) Pedro Allendo (maracas-1) June Christy (vcl) The Pastels (vcl group) : Margaret Dale, Jerry Duane, Wayne Howard, Jerry Packer, Don McCleod (vcl) Pete Rugolo, Dave Lambert (arr)
February 27
1669-5 Capitol T-155 MP3
Frankie Trumbauer And His Orchestra, Gorrell, Carmichael  Georgia On My Mind (Va.Jarrett)  (1931) C7879 BRUNSWICK 6159 MP3
Jerry Jerome Quartet Star Dust  (1939)
Jerry Jerome (ts), Frankie Hines (p), Charlie Christian (el-g), Oscar Pettiford (sb)
Live ''Harlem Breakfast Club'', Minneapolis, MN
Columbia G30779 MP3
Art Farmer And Gigi Gryce Blue Concept  (1954)
Art Farmer, T, FLh, Gigi Gryce, As, With, 2 rhythm sections, = Horace Silver or Freddie Redd, P, Addison Farmer or Percy Heath, B, Art Taylor or Kenny Clarke, D
575 Prestige LP7085 MP3
Six Jumping Jacks Charleston Ball  (1926) E17700 BRUNSWICK 3064 MP3
Peggy Lee I'm Glad I Waited For You  (1945)
Peggy Lee (vo) acc. by Billy May (tp), Heinie Beau (as), Harald Lawson, Maurice Stein (ts), Milt Raskin (p), Dave Barbour (g), Art Shapiro (sb), Nick Fatool (dm)
Pers. likely or sim.
740-3 CAPITOL 218 MP3
Earl Hines And His Orchestra The Boy With The Wistful Eyes  (1941)
acc. George Dixon (tp,as) Gerald Valentine (tb) Robert Crowder (ts,arr), Nat Atkins, Mel Powell (arr) Tommy Enoch, Joe McLewis, George Hunt, Leroy Harris, Scoops Carey (as,cl) Willie Randall, Budd Johnson, Franz Jackson (ts) Earl Hines (p) Hurley Ra
068400-1 Bluebird B-11394 MP3
George Morgan, R.Jones  Please Don't Let Me Love You   CO40378 COLUMBIA 20547 MP3
Ben Webster And Oscar Peterson In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning  (1959)
Ben Webster (ts), Oscar Peterson, P Ed Thigpen, D, Ray Brown, B
22992-3 Verve MGV8349 MP3

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