Delmark -- 50 Years of Jazz and Blues: Jazz & Blues Box Set

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All Music Guide - Campbell
Delmark's 50 Years of Jazz and Blues combines both of the budget-priced jazz and blues retrospectives into a four-CD box set. These extraordinary 60 cuts, some previously unreleased, contain the music that helped put Chicago on the musical map. Fanatics will want to purchase this issue specifically for the bonus DVD, which contains footage of Delmark recording sessions and performances at the Jazz Record Mart as well as a documentary profiling Bob Koester, the mastermind behind the legendary label. This collection gives a superb visual and audio overview of Delmark's activities through the years, and is recommended to all jazz and blues historians along with beginners just ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
Delmark's 50 Years of Jazz and Blues combines both of the budget-priced jazz and blues retrospectives into a four-CD box set. These extraordinary 60 cuts, some previously unreleased, contain the music that helped put Chicago on the musical map. Fanatics will want to purchase this issue specifically for the bonus DVD, which contains footage of Delmark recording sessions and performances at the Jazz Record Mart as well as a documentary profiling Bob Koester, the mastermind behind the legendary label. This collection gives a superb visual and audio overview of Delmark's activities through the years, and is recommended to all jazz and blues historians along with beginners just starting to explore this music.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/22/2003
  • Label: Delmark
  • UPC: 038153005023
  • Catalog Number: 50

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Yellow Fire - Salty Dogs (3:08)
  2. 2 Rainbow Mist (2:57)
  3. 3 A Night in Tunisia (3:13)
  4. 4 Cake Walkin' Babies from Home (3:38)
  5. 5 Blue Stroll (4:59)
  6. 6 Two Little Words (4:01)
  7. 7 Wilhelmenia (5:39)
  8. 8 March of the Transients (6:13)
  9. 9 Pick Up on Tab, Pt. 1 (3:43)
  10. 10 My Friend Eddie - Jimmy Williams & the Drifters (4:31)
  11. 11 Laura (6:44)
  12. 12 Like-Coping - Jeff Parker (5:07)
  13. 13 Jahne's Waltz - Roy Campbell Jr. (5:50)
  14. 14 You Talkin' to Me?! (5:08)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Panther (6:49)
  2. 2 Robbins' Nest (4:15)
  3. 3 Parker's Mood (3:51)
  4. 4 Royal Garden Blues - Jimmy Williams & the Drifters (3:15)
  5. 5 Zero (4:32)
  6. 6 Mellow Mama Blues (3:08)
  7. 7 Lady Charlotte (6:24)
  8. 8 The Tungflec Treaty (5:26)
  9. 9 Diggin' the Count - Illinois Jacquet (2:51)
  10. 10 Ladies in Love - Fred Anderson (4:41)
  11. 11 Weary Blues (4:21)
  12. 12 One More Once (6:04)
  13. 13 El Is a Sound - Sun Radio Ibiza (3:55)
  14. 14 Conversations (7:42)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Learned My Lesson (4:56)
  2. 2 I Like Your Style - Syl Johnson (3:48)
  3. 3 Ways Like an Angel (3:15)
  4. 4 Cow Cow Blues (3:12)
  5. 5 Let It Roll (3:39)
  6. 6 I Can't Quit You, Baby (5:00)
  7. 7 Lonely Man Plea - Eddie "Guitar" Burns (4:02)
  8. 8 Rollin' and Tumblin', Pt. 1 - Little Walter (2:50)
  9. 9 I Had a Dream (4:44)
  10. 10 Midnight Creep (2:55)
  11. 11 Dark Is the Night (4:55)
  12. 12 Hesitating Blues (3:58)
  13. 13 New Role Soul - Robert Ward (4:07)
  14. 14 Bang Goes My Heart (2:29)
  15. 15 Got My Eyes on You (4:01)
  16. 16 Boggie Woogie Prayer - Meade "Lux" Lewis (2:42)
  17. 17 Bad Luck (4:44)
Disc 4
  1. 1 My Woman Is Gone (5:00)
  2. 2 Everything's Gonna Be Alright - Magic Sam (3:28)
  3. 3 Kickin' Motor Scooter (2:53)
  4. 4 You Were a Good Old Ride (4:51)
  5. 5 Help Me (3:51)
  6. 6 So Hard to Leave You Alone (6:58)
  7. 7 Swampy Lee (2:54)
  8. 8 Love Retirement (Want Ad) (4:39)
  9. 9 I'm Just a Lonesome Man - Sunnyland Slim (2:37)
  10. 10 A Million of You (4:22)
  11. 11 I'm Getting Nearer My Home (2:57)
  12. 12 Blues A-La King (4:40)
  13. 13 Broke Man - Johnny B. Moore (4:27)
  14. 14 Dust My Broom (3:35)
  15. 15 Time Is Drawing Near (3:39)
  16. 16 Back to the Delta - Jimmy Burns (4:16)
Disc 5
  1. 1 A Tribute to Delmark Records
  2. 2 Down by the Riverside
  3. 3 40th Anniversary Concert
  4. 4 20th Anniversary Cartoon
  5. 5 Sleepy John Estes in Europe
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Luther Allison Guitar, Vocals
Billy Branch Harmonica
Sleepy John Estes Guitar, Vocals
Little Walter Harmonica, Vocals
Little Brother Montgomery Piano
Louis Myers Guitar
Hammie Nixon Harmonica
Lucky Peterson Keyboards
Dave Specter Guitar, Track Performer
Roosevelt Sykes Piano, Vocals
Junior Wells Harmonica, Vocals
Big Joe Williams Guitar, Vocals
Albert Ammons Piano
Gary Bartz Alto Saxophone
Marcus Belgrave Trumpet
Jodie Christian Piano
Jimmy Forrest Tenor Saxophone
Von Freeman Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Dizzy Gillespie Trumpet
John Gilmore Tenor Saxophone
Grant Green Guitar
Johnny Griffin Tenor Saxophone
Lin Halliday Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Art Hodes Piano
Franz Jackson Tenor Saxophone
Milt Jackson Vibes
Illinois Jacquet Tenor Saxophone
Budd Johnson Tenor Saxophone
Pete Johnson Piano
Elvin Jones Drums
Charles Mingus Bass
Roscoe Mitchell Tenor Saxophone
Joe Newman Trumpet
Leo Parker Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Cecil Payne Baritone Saxophone
Oscar Pettiford Bass
Julian Priester Trombone
Max Roach Drums
Archie Shepp Tenor Saxophone
Tab Smith Alto Saxophone
Speckled Red Piano, Vocals
Sonny Stitt Alto Saxophone
Ira Sullivan Trumpet
Lucky Thompson Tenor Saxophone
Malachi Thompson Trumpet, Interviewee
Dinah Washington Vocals
Fred Anderson Tenor Saxophone
Rahn Burton Piano
Barrett Deems Drums
Big Time Sarah Vocals
Charles Davis Baritone Saxophone
Jerry Fisele Drums
Sammy Gardner Clarinet
Brad Goode Trumpet, Soloist
Muggsy Sprecher Cornet
Edith Wilson Vocals
Robert "Mojo" Elem Bass
Sam Lay Drums
Bob Riedy Piano
Wayne Stewart Drums
Coleman Hawkins Tenor Saxophone
Rich Corpolongo Soloist
Kahil El'Zabar Drums
Steve Freund Guitar, Vocals
Sir Charles Thompson Piano
Jimmy Dawkins Guitar
Willie Kent Bass, Vocals, Interviewee
Lurrie Bell Guitar, Vocals
Gene Ramey Bass
Malachi Favors Bass
Steve Berry Trombone
Roy Campbell Jr. Flugelhorn
Jesse Fortune Vocals
Zora Young Vocals
Talik Abdullah Percussion
Muhal Richard Abrams Piano
Ray Abrams Tenor Saxophone
Oliver Alcorn Clarinet
Eric Alexander Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Kenny Anderson Trumpet
Tim Austin Drums
Harrison Bankhead Bass
Wilbert Barranco Piano
Kenny Barker Piano
Robert Barry Drums
Tom Bartlett Trombone
Carey Bell Harmonica, Vocals
Fred Below Drums
Lorin Binford Trombone
Sylvester Boines Bass
Charles Braugham Drums
Mark Braun Piano
Ari Brown Piano
Elmer Brown Trumpet
Kirk Brown Piano
John Brumbach Tenor Saxophone
Elbert Buckner Drums
Eddie "Guitar" Burns Guitar, Vocals
Aron Burton Bass
Don Byas Tenor Saxophone
Lloyd Byassee Drums
Little Milton Guitar, Vocals
Wilbur Campbell Drums
Karen Carroll Vocals
Bombay Carter Bass
Nick Charles Bass
William "Bugs" Cochran Drums
Jimmy Conley Tenor Saxophone
Kim Cusack Alto Saxophone
Edwin Daugherty Tenor Saxophone
Eddie DeHaas Bass
Dez Desormeaux Tenor Saxophone
Danny Draher Guitar
Everett Farey Trumpet
Mark Fornek Drums
Leroy Foster Drums, Vocals
Johnny B. Gayden Bass
Karl George Trumpet
Jewell L. Grant Alto Saxophone
Francine Griffin Vocals
Howard Grimes Drums
Andrew Harris Bass
Clyde Hart Piano
Albert "Tootie" Heath Drums
Willie Henderson Baritone Saxophone
Charles Hodges Organ, Piano
Leroy Hodges Bass
Mabon "Teenie" Hodges Guitar
Arthur Hoyle Trumpet
J.B. Hutto Guitar, Vocals
Preston Jackson Trombone
Jimmy Johnson Guitar
Walter Johnson Drums
Wayne Jones Drums
Robert G. Koester Interviewee
Bob Levis Guitar
Meade "Lux" Lewis Piano
Harold Mabern Piano
Zane Massey Tenor Saxophone
Rob Mazurek Cornet
Mike McCurdy Bass
Solly McElroy Vocals
Bill McFarland Trombone, Soloist
Rico McFarland Guitar
Kevin McKendree Organ
Wallace McMillan Alto Saxophone
Johnny B. Moore Guitar, Vocals, Fills
Muddy Waters Guitar, Vocals
Bob Neighbor Trumpet, Lead
Reggie Nicholson Drums
Larry Novak Piano
Kevin O'Donnell Drums
Odie Payne Jr. Drums
John Ore Bass
Pat Patrick Alto Saxophone
Alabama Pettis Jr. Guitar
Willie Pickens Piano
Gene Porter Baritone Saxophone
Sun Ra Piano
Yank Rachell Mandolin
Bob Richey Drums
Scott Roberts Trombone
Ikey Robinson Banjo
Otis Rush Guitar, Vocals
Red Saunders Drums
Ken Saydak Piano
Sadiq Abdu Shahid Drums
Sunnyland Slim Piano, Vocals
Joel Spencer Drums
Victor Sproles Bass
Ricardo Strobert Flute
Hideiji Taninaka Bass
Harlan Terson Bass
Duane Thamm Vibes
Mack Thompson Bass
Mike Walbridge Tuba
Lucius Washington Tenor Saxophone
Rob Waters Organ
John Whitfield Bass
Ed Wilkinson Bass
Quinn Wilson Bass
Shadow Wilson Drums
Reginald R. Robinson Piano
Jane Johnson Alto Saxophone
Craig Kaucher Bass Trombone
Tim McNamara Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Sam Casimir Guitar
Hank Ford Tenor Saxophone
Mike Levin Tenor Saxophone
Al Lucas Bass
Peewee Mckindra Bass
Audrey Morrison Lead
Robert Peterson Bass
Ken Vandermark Tenor Saxophone
Barry Winograd Baritone Saxophone
Lee Young Drums
Michael Raynor Drums
Jimmy Burns Guitar, Vocals
Jim Herndon Timpani
David Dieckmann Trombone
Vic Coulson Trumpet
Bill Hargrave Bass
Larry Kohut Bass
Noel Kupersmith Bass
Frank "Naim Ahmad" McClure Bass
Tim Mulvenna Drums
Baldhead Pete Drums
Ed Van Dever Trumpet
Roberta Thomas Vocals
Andrew Bird Violin
Vernon King Bass
Frank Catalano Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Rockin' Johnny Guitar, Soloist
Calvin Barron Vocals
Joe Farnsworth Drums
Leonard Lowry Alto Saxophone
Denton Darien Piano
Roosevelt Purifoy Organ, Piano
Josh Hirsch Bass
Dave Myers Bass
Dave Young Orchestra Trumpet
Rob Curtis Guitar
Pete Ellman Trumpet
Joe Campagna Guitar
Colin Bunn Guitar
Chris Lopes Bass
John Cooper Piano
Scott Pittman Drums
The Big DooWopper Organ, Piano, Vocals
Melvin Morrow Vocals
Ralph Vernon Vocals, Lead
Jim Snyder Trombone
Horace Palm Piano
Billy Flynn Guitar
Reggie Willis Bass
Frank Morey Guitar, Vocals
John Boland Clarinet
Jack Kuncl Banjo
Paul Gusman Drums
Wally Eckhardt Bass
Joe Faria Bass
Willie "Vamp" Samuels Jr. Bass
Ron Lasken Bass
Larry Taylor Drums
John Bailey Trumpet
Fred Martin Vocals
Technical Credits
Dave Specter Composer
Robert G. Koester Producer
Howard Mandel Liner Notes
Bill Dahl Liner Notes
Kevin Belford Cover Art
Steve Wagner Producer, Mastering
Eric Butkus Mastering
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