Black Legends of Jazz [Decca]

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/8/1994
  • Label: Verve
  • UPC: 011105064125
  • Catalog Number: 641


Disc 1
  1. 1 Somewhere Along the Way (2:57)
  2. 2 Mahogany Hall Stomp (2:50)
  3. 3 Solitude (2:59)
  4. 4 Jumpin' at the Woodside (3:08)
  5. 5 When the Sun Sets Down South (Southern Sunset) (3:05)
  6. 6 Night Hop - Benny Carter (3:04)
  7. 7 Blues in the Dark (3:02)
  8. 8 Sweet Lorraine (2:58)
  9. 9 Melancholy (2:35)
  10. 10 After You've Gone (2:46)
  11. 11 Mood Indigo (2:54)
  12. 12 Lullaby of Birdland (2:49)
  13. 13 Midnight Sun (3:18)
  14. 14 Body and Soul (4:22)
  15. 15 Down South Camp Meeting - Fletcher Henderson (2:56)
  16. 16 Cavernism (2:54)
  17. 17 Good Morning Heartache (3:06)
  18. 18 Flying Home (3:10)
  19. 19 Tishomingo Blues (3:18)
  20. 20 Snowy Morning Blues (2:30)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Yancey Special (3:16)
  2. 2 Coquette (3:08)
  3. 3 Something to Live For (3:11)
  4. 4 Sepian Bounce (3:06)
  5. 5 King Porter Stomp (2:50)
  6. 6 Bump It (The Bumps) (3:19)
  7. 7 Sugar Foot Stomp (2:53)
  8. 8 For Dancers Only (2:37)
  9. 9 I Won't Be Here Long (2:40)
  10. 10 Chant of the Weed (3:14)
  11. 11 Good Morning Blues (3:12)
  12. 12 Passionette (2:26)
  13. 13 Blue Serge (2:51)
  14. 14 Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away) (3:02)
  15. 15 Rebecca (2:40)
  16. 16 Blow Top Blues (3:18)
  17. 17 Clap Hands! Here Comes Charlie - Chick Webb (2:27)
  18. 18 (Keep It) in the Groove - Mary Lou Williams (2:59)
  19. 19 One O'Clock Jump - Lester Young (3:01)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Big Joe Turner Vocals
George Jones Drums
Tony Scott Clarinet
George Lewis Clarinet
Henry "Red" Allen Trumpet, Track Performer
Gene Ammons Tenor Saxophone, Track Performer
Cat Anderson Trumpet
Buster Bailey Reeds
Paul Barbarin Drums
Count Basie Piano, Track Performer
Milt Buckner Piano
Buck Clayton Trumpet
Arnett Cobb Tenor Saxophone
Bill Coleman Trumpet
Johnny Dodds Clarinet, Track Performer
Harry "Sweets" Edison Trumpet
Roy Eldridge Trumpet, Track Performer
Ella Fitzgerald Vocals, Track Performer
Tommy Flanagan Piano
Dexter Gordon Reeds
Freddie Green Guitar
Tiny Grimes Guitar
Lionel Hampton Background Vocals, Vibes, Track Performer
Earl Hines Piano, Track Performer
Johnny Hodges Reeds
Illinois Jacquet Tenor Saxophone, Track Performer
Bunk Johnson Trumpet
James P. Johnson Piano, Track Performer
Pete Johnson Piano
Hank Jones Piano
Jo Jones Drums
Louis Jordan Reeds
John Kirby Bass
Jimmie Lunceford Track Performer
Jay McShann Piano
Charles Mingus Bass
Jelly Roll Morton Piano, Track Performer
Joe Newman Trumpet
Albert Nicholas Reeds
King Oliver Cornet, Track Performer
Kid Ory Trombone
Ike Quebec Tenor Saxophone
Marshall Royal Reeds
Jimmy Rushing Vocals, Track Performer
Les Spann Guitar
Sonny Stitt Baritone Saxophone
Art Tatum Piano, Track Performer
Dinah Washington Vocals, Track Performer
Ben Webster Reeds
Charlie Shavers Trumpet
Cootie Williams Trumpet
Luis Russell Piano
Lester Young Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Harold Ashby Reeds
Irving Ashby Guitar
Pete Brown Alto Saxophone
Herbie Fields Alto Saxophone
Horace Henderson Piano
Taft Jordan Trumpet
Oscar Moore Guitar
Benny Morton Trombone
Jimmy Mundy Reeds
Sy Oliver Trumpet, Track Performer
Jimmie Noone Clarinet, Track Performer
Alton Purnell Piano
Ernie Royal Trumpet
Buster Smith Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Joe Thomas Tenor Saxophone
Chick Webb Drums, Track Performer
John Mehegan Piano
Don Redman Alto Saxophone, Track Performer
James Robinson Trombone
Coleman Hawkins Tenor Saxophone, Track Performer
Russell Procope Reeds
Sam "The Man" Taylor Tenor Saxophone
Mary Lou Williams Piano, Track Performer
Teddy Bunn Guitar
Quentin Jackson Trombone
Britt Woodman Trombone
Trummy Young Trombone
Gene Ramey Bass
Wellman Braud Bass
Sonny Greer Drums
Walter Page Bass
Jimmy Miller Guitar
Jack McVea Reeds
Gus Aiken Trumpet
Moses Allen Bass
Vernon Alley Bass
Hayes Alvis Bass
Jimmy Archey Trombone
Tom Archia Tenor Saxophone
Louis Armstrong Trumpet, Vocals, Track Performer
Lil Armstrong Piano
Ernest Ashley Guitar
Baby Dodds Drums
Louis Bacon Trumpet
Taswell Baird Trombone
Harold Baker Trumpet
Everett Barksdale Guitar
Dallas Bartley Bass
Mario Bauzá Trumpet
Sidney Bechet Soprano Saxophone, Track Performer
Benny Carter Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Track Performer
Barney Bigard Reeds
Billie Holiday Vocals, Track Performer
Wallace Bishop Drums
Lee Blair Guitar
Sandy Block Bass
Abe Bolar Bass
Walter Bolden Drums
Russell Bowles Trombone
Ted Brinson Guitar
Teddy Buckner Trumpet
Wayman Carver Reeds
Harry Carney Reeds
Earl Caruthers Baritone Saxophone
Big Sid Catlett Strings, Drums
Pete Clark Reeds
Clark Terry Trumpet
Bert Cobb Tuba
Nat King Cole Piano, Vocals, Track Performer
Rupert Cole Reeds
Booker Collins Bass
Shad Collins Trumpet
Joe Comfort Bass
Sonny Craven Trombone, Trumpet
Jimmy Crawford Drums
Elmer Crumbley Trombone
Wendell Culley Trumpet
Leonard Davis Trumpet
George Dixon Trumpet
Lawrence Dixon Guitar
Ted Donnelly Trombone
George Dorsey Alto Saxophone
Eddie Dougherty Drums
Duke Ellington Piano, Track Performer
Eddie Durham Guitar, Trombone
Herschel Evans Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Fletcher Henderson Piano, Track Performer
Pops Foster Bass
Charlie Fowlkes Reeds
Carl Frye Alto Saxophone
Tommy Fulford Piano
Walter Fuller Trumpet
Duke Garrette Trumpet
Karl George Trumpet
Gordon Griffin Trumpet
Dan Grissom Alto Saxophone, Vocals
Fred Guy Banjo
Joe Guy Trumpet
Jimmy Hamilton Reeds
John Harrington Alto Saxophone
Charlie Holmes Reeds
John Houston Piano
Darnell Howard Reeds, Violin
George Hunt Trombone
Edward Inge Reeds
Cecil Irwin Reeds
Hilton Jefferson Reeds
Freddie Jenkins Trumpet
George Jenkins Drums
Gus Johnson Drums
Keg Johnson Trombone
Louis Johnson Trombone
Manzie Johnson Drums
Walter Johnson Drums
Claude Jones Trombone
Ben Kynard Reeds
Morris Lane Reeds
Harry Lawson Trumpet
Edward Lewis Trumpet
Meade "Lux" Lewis Piano, Track Performer
Lawrence Lucie Guitar
Billy Mackel Guitar
Bingie Madison Reeds
Laurence Marrero Banjo
Wendell Marshall Bass
Carmen McRae Vocals, Track Performer
Teddy McRae Reeds
Earl Miller Alto Saxophone
Dan Minor Trombone
Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton Trombone
Al Norris Guitar
Hot Lips Page Trumpet, Vocals, Track Performer
Charlie Parker Alto Saxophone
Alcide Pavageau Bass
Beverly Peer Bass
Andrew Penn Trombone
Ray Perry Violin, Alto Saxophone
Bobby Plater Reeds
Jimmy Powell Alto Saxophone
Wesley Prince Bass
Irving "Mouse" Randolph Trumpet
Talcott Reeves Banjo
Milt Robinson Trombone
Hank Ross Tenor Saxophone
Bud Scott Banjo, Vocals
Ernie Shepherd Bass
Leo Shepherd Trumpet
Bob Shoffner Trumpet
Omer Simeon Reeds
John Simmons Bass
Stafford Simon Tenor Saxophone
Russell Smith Trumpet
Willie "The Lion" Smith Piano, Track Performer
O'Neill Spencer Drums
Bob Stark Trumpet
Bill Stegmeyer Alto Saxophone
Nat Story Trombone
Billy Strayhorn Piano, Track Performer
Kenneth Stuart Trombone
Ted Sturgis Bass
Louis Taylor Trombone
Ben Thigpen Drums
Earl Thompson Trumpet
Juan Tizol Trombone
Eddie Tompkins Trumpet
John Trueheart Guitar
Earl Fox Walker Drums
Greely Walton Reeds
Earle Warren Alto Saxophone
Jack Washington Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Paul Webster Trumpet
Dicky Wells Trombone
Henry Wells Trombone
Harold "Doc" West Drums
Arthur Whetsol Trumpet
Sonny White Piano
John Williams Baritone Saxophone
Walter Williams Trumpet
Dick Wilson Tenor Saxophone
Quinn Wilson Bass
Bob Ysaguirre Tuba
Jack Kelson Jr. Reeds
Bill Massey Trumpet
Bob Wilson Drums
Buck Johnson Track Performer
Little Sammy Davis Tenor Saxophone
Bobby Dodds Drums
Bob Merrill Trumpet
Elmer James Bass
Bernard Anderson Trumpet
Joe Eldridge Alto Saxophone
Andrew Gardner Alto Saxophone
Bernard Kaufman Tenor Saxophone
Fred Robinson Trombone
Joe Springer Piano
Harry White Trombone
Sandy Williams Trombone
Eddie Brown Alto Saxophone
Charlie Allen Trumpet
John Williams Baritone Saxophone
Billy Paige Reeds
Fred Beckett Trombone
Armand Camgros Tenor Saxophone
Ed Wilcox Piano
Clarence Brereton Trumpet
Harry Brooks Piano
John Sparrow Reeds
Gil White Tenor Saxophone
Bobby Stark Trumpet
Ed Lewis Trumpet
Fred Culliver Tenor Saxophone
Rozelle Gayle Piano
Keg Parnell Drums
Jimmy Warmick Trombone
Bob Mabane Tenor Saxophone
Orville Minor Trumpet
Harry Sloan Trombone
Lawrence Anderson Trombone
Bob Moore Trumpet
Ed Brown Alto Saxophone
Paul King Trumpet
John Jackson Alto Saxophone
Robert Carroll Reeds
Charlie Harris Bass
Jimmy Jones Bass, Piano
Frank Smith Piano
James Reynolds Piano
Henry Jones Reeds
Leonard "Lucky" Enois Guitar
Technical Credits
Count Basie Composer
Leonard Feather Composer
Lionel Hampton Arranger
Andy Kirk Contributor
King Oliver Composer
Jimmy Mundy Arranger
Sy Oliver Arranger
Edgar Sampson Arranger
Buster Smith Arranger, Composer
Don Redman Arranger
Mary Lou Williams Arranger
Louis Armstrong Composer
Benny Carter Composer
Sonny Burke Arranger
Nat King Cole Contributor
Dave Grusin Executive Producer
Ervin Drake Composer
Duke Ellington Contributor
Eddie Durham Arranger
Fletcher Henderson Arranger
Milt Gabler Producer
Orrin Keepnews Producer, Reissue Producer
King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band Contributor
Sonny Mediana Production Director
Hot Lips Page Composer
Larry Rosen Executive Producer
Bill Stegmeyer Director
Billy Strayhorn Arranger
Bob Merrill Contributor
Benny Carter & His Orchestra Contributor
Chick Webb & His Orchestra Contributor
Count Basie Orchestra Contributor
Earl Hines & His Orchestra Contributor
Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra Contributor
Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra Contributor
Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra Contributor
Jay McShann & His Orchestra Contributor
Don Redman & His Orchestra Contributor
Dan Serrano Art Direction
Erick Labson Mastering
Laurie Goldman Graphic Design
Hollis King Art Direction
Dan Fisher Composer
Irene Higginbotham Composer
Johnny Dodds & His Chicago Boys Contributor
Roy Eldridge & His Orchestra Contributor
Jimmie Noone & His Orchestra Contributor
Lionel Hampton & His Septet Contributor
Sid Robin Composer
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