His Best Recordings 1938-1946

His Best Recordings 1938-1946

by Don Byas

Product Details

Release Date:
Best Of Jazz

Related Subjects


  1. A Wee Bit of Swing
  2. Something New
  3. Sugar Blues
  4. Dance of the Tambourine
  5. These Foolish Things
  6. Riffin' and Jivin'
  7. Worried 'N Blue
  8. Salt Peanuts
  9. Bebop
  10. Pennies from Heaven
  11. You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love)
  12. Now's the Time
  13. Deep Purple
  14. Harvard Blues
  15. Slam-In' Around
  16. Laura
  17. Melody in Swing
  18. Blue and Sentimental
  19. Candy
  20. London Donnie (Danny Boy)
  21. Old Folks
  22. Gloria

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Don Byas   Primary Artist,Tenor Saxophone
Earl Bostic   Alto Saxophone
Count Basie   Piano
Buck Clayton   Trumpet
Harry Edison   Trumpet
Erroll Garner   Piano
Dizzy Gillespie   Trumpet,Track Performer
Freddie Green   Guitar
Tiny Grimes   Guitar
Jo Jones   Drums
Shelly Manne   Drums
Oscar Pettiford   Bass
Tab Smith   Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone
Rex Stewart   Clarinet
Slam Stewart   Bass
Buddy Tate   Tenor Saxophone
Charlie Shavers   Trumpet
Cozy Cole   Drums
Tyree Glenn   Trombone,Vibes
Johnny Guarnieri   Piano
Russell Procope   Alto Saxophone
Rudy Williams   Alto Saxophone
Trummy Young   Trombone
Eddie Safranski   Bass
Walter Page   Bass
Denzil Best   Drums
Teddy Brannon   Piano,Cello
Big Sid Catlett   Drums
Ed Cuffee   Trombone
Hall   Bass
Benny Harris   Trumpet
Clyde Hart   Piano,Cello
J.C. Heard   Drums
George "Happy" Johnson   Alto Saxophone
Jimmy Jones   Piano
Killian   Trumpet
Billy Kyle   Piano
Buford Oliver   Drums
Hot Lips Page   Trumpet,Mellophonium,Vocals,Track Performer
Eli Robinson   Trombone
John Simmons   Bass
Franklin Skeete   Bass
Ted Sturgis   Bass
Billy Taylor   Piano
Earle Warren   Alto Saxophone
Jack Washington   Baritone
Sid Weiss   Bass
Harold "Doc" West   Drums
Lucas   Bass
Count Basie Orchestra   Track Performer
Billy Taylor   Bass
Brick Fleagle   Guitar
Ed Lewis   Trumpet
Joe Thomas   Trumpet
Fred Radcliffe   Drums
Floyd Williams   Alto Saxophone
Billy Hicks   Trumpet
Robert Scott   Trombone
John Levy   Bass

Technical Credits

Count Basie   Composer,Director
Dizzy Gillespie   Composer
Jimmy Mundy   Arranger
Kenny Clarke   Composer
Jerry Livingston   Composer
Graham Colombe   Liner Notes
Gilles Petard   Reissue Producer
Joan Whitney   Composer
Mack David   Composer
Leo Mathiesen   Arranger
Alex Kramer   Composer

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