Jazz Roots: The Music of the Americas

Jazz Roots: The Music of the Americas

     
 

Jazz Roots:: The Music of the Americas is a powerful musical journey told chronologically from 1915 through 2009. The genres covered include: early jazz & blues, swing and the big bands, the vocalists, bebop, afro-cuban, cool jazz, hard bop/modal, fusion, funk, the “young lions,” contemporary, and smooth jazz. From the Label See more details below

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Jazz Roots:: The Music of the Americas is a powerful musical journey told chronologically from 1915 through 2009. The genres covered include: early jazz & blues, swing and the big bands, the vocalists, bebop, afro-cuban, cool jazz, hard bop/modal, fusion, funk, the “young lions,” contemporary, and smooth jazz. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
04/05/2011
Label:
Masterworks
UPC:
0886978577023
catalogNumber:
785770

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Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Akiwowo  - Babatunde Olatunji
  2. Maple Leaf Rag  - Scott Joplin
  3. Livery Stable Blues  -  Original Dixieland Jazz Band
  4. West End Blues  -  Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five
  5. One O'Clock Jump  -  Count Basie & His Orchestra
  6. Take the "A" Train  - Duke Ellington
  7. Sing, Sing, Sing  -  Benny Goodman & His Orchestra
  8. In the Mood  -  Glenn Miller & The American Band of The Allied Expeditionary Force
  9. Downhearted Blues  - Bessie Smith
  10. God Bless the Child  - Billie Holiday
  11. Saturday Night (is the Loneliest Night of the Week)  - Frank Sinatra
  12. Taking a Chance On Love/I'm In the Mood For Love  - Ella Fitzgerald
  13. Black Coffee  - Sarah Vaughan
  14. Cloudburst  -  Lambert, Hendricks & Ross
  15. Muddy Water  - Aretha Franklin
  16. Ornithology  - Charlie Parker
  17. Manteca  -  Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra
  18. Mambo Inn  -  Machito and His Afro-Cuban Orchestra
  19. Ran Kan Kan  -  Tito Puente & His Orchestra
  20. Tu Conga Bach  -  Tiempo Libre
  21. Take Five  -  Dave Brubeck Quartet

Disc 2

  1. Two Bass Hit  - John Coltrane
  2. So What  - Miles Davis
  3. Monk's Dream  - Thelonious Monk
  4. Stone Flower  - Antonio Carlos Jobim
  5. Doralice  - Eliane Elias
  6. Sorceress  -  Return to Forever
  7. Birdland  -  Weather Report
  8. Funkin' For Jamaica  - Tom Browne
  9. Rockit  - Herbie Hancock
  10. Take Five  - George Benson
  11. Strawberry Moon  - Grover Washington
  12. Phryzzinian Man  - Wynton Marsalis
  13. Songbird  - Kenny G
  14. When I Fall In Love  - Chris Botti
  15. Sweet Georgia Brown  - Eldar Djangirov

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