Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
This lavish 111-track, six-CD box set attempts the impossible -- to tell the whole story of jazz. Essentially an updated version of 1987's out of print The Smithsonian Collection of Classic Jazz, this expanded anthology is wonderfully diverse in the story it tells, with tracks from jazz artists across the stylistic board, from Stan Kenton to Sun Ra, Bill Evans to Chick Corea, Louis Armstrong to Cecil Taylor, with stops everywhere in between, and any conceivable branch of the genre is represented by at least one selection. That's the good news. The bad news is that whole phases of jazz's complicated history are treated like three-minute whistle stops so that the train can ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
This lavish 111-track, six-CD box set attempts the impossible -- to tell the whole story of jazz. Essentially an updated version of 1987's out of print The Smithsonian Collection of Classic Jazz, this expanded anthology is wonderfully diverse in the story it tells, with tracks from jazz artists across the stylistic board, from Stan Kenton to Sun Ra, Bill Evans to Chick Corea, Louis Armstrong to Cecil Taylor, with stops everywhere in between, and any conceivable branch of the genre is represented by at least one selection. That's the good news. The bad news is that whole phases of jazz's complicated history are treated like three-minute whistle stops so that the train can stay on schedule and on track. That said, it's an impressive survey, and wonderfully assembled and annotated.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/29/2011
  • Label: Smithsonian Folkways
  • UPC: 093074082027
  • Catalog Number: 740820
  • Sales rank: 11,024


Disc 1
  1. 1 Maple Leaf Rag - Dick Hyman (2:29)
  2. 2 In Gloryland - Bunk's Brass Band (3:03)
  3. 3 Livery Stable Blues - Original Dixieland Jazz Band (3:10)
  4. 4 Dipper Mouth Blues - King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band (2:28)
  5. 5 The Stampede - Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra (3:16)
  6. 6 Black Bottom Stomp - Jelly Roll Morton & His Red Hot Peppers (3:16)
  7. 7 Singin' the Blues (till My Daddy Comes Home) - Frankie Trumbauer & His Orchestra (3:04)
  8. 8 Back Water Blues - James P. Johnson (3:20)
  9. 9 Black and Tan Fantasy - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra (3:09)
  10. 10 From Monday On - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra (3:03)
  11. 11 West End Blues - Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five (3:21)
  12. 12 Weather Bird - Louis Armstrong (2:45)
  13. 13 That's a Serious Thing - Eddie Condon Hot Shots (3:32)
  14. 14 Handful of Riffs - Eddie Lang (3:07)
  15. 15 You've Got To Be Modernistic - James P. Johnson (3:14)
  16. 16 Moten Swing - Bennie Moten & the Kansas City Orchestra (3:25)
  17. 17 Everybody Loves My Baby - The Boswell Sisters (2:24)
  18. 18 Maple Leaf Rag - Sidney Bechet (2:59)
  19. 19 Dinah - Fats Waller & His Rhythm (3:09)
  20. 20 Swing That Music - Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra (2:54)
  21. 21 Honky Tonk Train Blues - Meade "Lux" Lewis (3:00)
  22. 22 Mean To Me - Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra (3:10)
  23. 23 For Dancers Only - Jimmie Lunceford & His Orchestra (2:41)
  24. 24 One O'Clock Jump - Count Basie & His Orchestra (3:05)
  25. 25 Harlem Congo - Chick Webb & His Orchestra (3:15)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Minor Swing - Quintette du Hot Club de France (3:16)
  2. 2 Mary's Idea - Andy Kirk & His Clouds of Joy (3:00)
  3. 3 When Lights Are Low - Lionel Hampton (2:16)
  4. 4 Body and Soul - Coleman Hawkins & His Orchestra (3:02)
  5. 5 Honeysuckle Rose - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (3:05)
  6. 6 Tiger Rag - Art Tatum (2:17)
  7. 7 Ko-Ko - Duke Ellington's Famous Orchestra (2:43)
  8. 8 Hard Times (Topsy Turvy) - Cab Calloway & His Orchestra (3:20)
  9. 9 I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me - The Chocolate Dandies (4:14)
  10. 10 Stardust - Artie Shaw & His Orchestra (3:34)
  11. 11 Let Me Off Uptown - Gene Krupa & His Orchestra (3:06)
  12. 12 Shaw 'Nuff - Dizzy Gillespie All Star Quintet (3:02)
  13. 13 Manteca - Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra (3:09)
  14. 14 Virgo From the Zodiac Suite - Mary Lou Williams (3:28)
  15. 15 Dexter Rides Again - Dexter Gordon (3:16)
  16. 16 I Want To Be Happy - Lester Young-Buddy Rich Trio (4:00)
  17. 17 Indiana - Bud Powell (2:46)
  18. 18 Embraceable You - Charlie Parker Quintet (3:47)
  19. 19 Four Brothers - Woody Herman & His Orchestra (3:18)
  20. 20 Misterioso - Thelonious Monk Quartet (3:24)
  21. 21 Lady Bird - Tadd Dameron Sextet (2:53)
  22. 22 Tanga - Machito and His Afro-Cuban Orchestra (5:10)
  23. 23 September In the Rain - George Shearing Quintet (3:17)
  24. 24 Wow - Lennie Tristano Sextet (3:20)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Boplicity - Miles Davis Nonet (3:02)
  2. 2 The Golden Bullet - Count Basie & His Octet (2:30)
  3. 3 Popo - Shorty Rogers & His Giants (3:05)
  4. 4 Walkin' Shoes - Gerry Mulligan Quartet (3:14)
  5. 5 23 Degrees North, 82 Degrees West - Stan Kenton (3:12)
  6. 6 Daahoud - Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet (4:05)
  7. 7 Django - The Modern Jazz Quartet (7:04)
  8. 8 The Preacher - The Jazz Messengers (4:19)
  9. 9 I'll Remember April - Erroll Garner Trio (4:23)
  10. 10 Jonaleh - Chico Hamilton Quintet (2:21)
  11. 11 Tricrotism - Lucky Thompson Trio (4:36)
  12. 12 St. Thomas - Sonny Rollins (6:48)
  13. 13 Call For All Demons - Sun Ra & His Arkestra (5:14)
  14. 14 When I Grow Too Old To Dream - Nat King Cole & His Trio (3:34)
  15. 15 Stompin' At the Savoy - Louis Armstrong (5:15)
  16. 16 Blues In the Closet - J.J. Johnson (9:05)
  17. 17 Ol' Man River - Oscar Peterson Trio (2:38)
  18. 18 Summertime - Miles Davis (3:18)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Moanin' - Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers (9:36)
  2. 2 Meet B. B. - Count Basie & His Orchestra (3:30)
  3. 3 So What - Miles Davis Sextet (9:26)
  4. 4 Giant Steps - John Coltrane Quartet (4:47)
  5. 5 Better Git It In Your Soul - Charles Mingus (7:25)
  6. 6 Blue Rondo a La Turk - The Dave Brubeck Quartet (6:46)
  7. 7 Ramblin' - Ornette Coleman Quartet (6:38)
  8. 8 Work Song - Cannonball Adderley (5:09)
  9. 9 Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams - Sarah Vaughan (2:33)
  10. 10 My Favorite Things, Part 1 - John Coltrane Quartet (2:45)
  11. 11 Waltz for Debby - Bill Evans (7:03)
  12. 12 'Round Midnight - George Russell Sextet (6:37)
  13. 13 Cotton Tail - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra (3:40)
Disc 5
  1. 1 One By One - Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers (6:23)
  2. 2 The Girl from Ipanema - Astrud Gilberto (5:26)
  3. 3 A Love Supreme, Pt. 1: Acknowledgement - John Coltrane Quartet (7:49)
  4. 4 E.S.P. - Miles Davis Quintet (5:32)
  5. 5 Haig & Haig - Clark Terry & Bob Brookmeyer (4:31)
  6. 6 King of the Road - Jimmy Smith (4:14)
  7. 7 Isfahan - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra (4:15)
  8. 8 The New National Anthem - Gary Burton (6:37)
  9. 9 Matrix - Chick Corea (6:29)
  10. 10 Miles Runs the Voodoo Down - Miles Davis (2:53)
  11. 11 Celestial Terrestrial Commuters - Mahavishnu Orchestra (2:57)
  12. 12 Watermelon Man - Herbie Hancock (6:31)
  13. 13 Long Yellow Road - Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band (6:29)
  14. 14 Jitney No - Cecil Taylor (3:42)
  15. 15 Bright Size Life - Pat Metheny (4:43)
Disc 6
  1. 1 Maple Leaf Rag - Muhal Richard Abrams (3:40)
  2. 2 Birdland - Weather Report (6:01)
  3. 3 My Song - Keith Jarrett (6:13)
  4. 4 Iya - Irakere (5:56)
  5. 5 Bush Magic - The Art Ensemble of Chicago (5:10)
  6. 6 Steppin' - World Saxophone Quartet (7:19)
  7. 7 The Glide Was in the Ride - Steve Coleman Group (4:01)
  8. 8 Manenberg (Revisited) - Abdullah Ibrahim (6:10)
  9. 9 Nothing Personal - Michael Brecker (5:34)
  10. 10 Airegin - Tito Puente (4:15)
  11. 11 Down the Avenue - Wynton Marsalis Septet (4:48)
  12. 12 Ting Ning - Nguyên Lê (3:44)
  13. 13 Kilayim - Masada (3:24)
  14. 14 Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho - Medeski, Martin & Wood (3:16)
  15. 15 Neutralisme - Martial Solal (4:33)
  16. 16 Suspended Night Variation Viii - Tomasz Stanko (4:19)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lonnie Johnson Guitar
Bessie Smith Vocals
Jerry Goodman Violin
George Lewis E-flat Clarinet
Bing Crosby Vocals
Machito Conductor, Maracas, Vocals
Tito Puente Timbales
Cannonball Adderley Alto Saxophone
Nat Adderley Cornet
Toshiko Akiyoshi Piano
Geri Allen Piano
Cat Anderson Trumpet
Benny Bailey Trumpet
Buster Bailey Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Chet Baker Trumpet
Paul Barbarin Drums
Gato Barbieri Tenor Saxophone
Danny Barker Guitar
Count Basie Piano
Billy Bauer Guitar
Louie Bellson Drums
Bunny Berigan Trumpet
Chu Berry Tenor Saxophone
Carla Bley Piano, Conductor
Hamiet Bluiett Alto Flute
Lester Bowie Bass, Trumpet, Drums, Horn, Vocals
Anthony Braxton Alto Saxophone
Michael Brecker Tenor Saxophone
Bob Brookmeyer Valve Trombone
Clifford Brown Trumpet
Steve Brown Bass
Dave Brubeck Piano
Gary Burton Vibes
Cab Calloway Vocals
Conte Candoli Trumpet
Ron Carter Bass
Serge Chaloff Baritone Saxophone
Don Cherry Pocket Trumpet
Buddy Childers Trumpet
Charlie Christian Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Buck Clayton Trumpet
Jimmy Cleveland Trombone
Steve Coleman Alto Saxophone
Johnny Coles Trumpet
Buddy Collette Clarinet
Eddie Condon Banjo
Larry Coryell Guitar
Paquito d'Rivera Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Tadd Dameron Piano
Miles Davis Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Buddy DeFranco Clarinet
Jack DeJohnette Drums
Paul Desmond Alto Saxophone
Johnny Dodds Clarinet
Eric Dolphy Alto Saxophone
Kenny Dorham Trumpet
Allen Eager Tenor Saxophone
Harry "Sweets" Edison Trumpet
Roy Eldridge Trumpet, Vocals
Mercer Ellington Trumpet
Don Ellis Trumpet
Herb Ellis Guitar
Booker Ervin Tenor Saxophone
Bill Evans Piano
Maynard Ferguson Trumpet
Ella Fitzgerald Vocals
Tommy Flanagan Piano
Ricky Ford Tenor Saxophone
Gary Foster Alto Saxophone
Curtis Fuller Trombone
Jan Garbarek Soprano Saxophone
Erroll Garner Piano
Stan Getz Tenor Saxophone
Astrud Gilberto Vocals
João Gilberto Guitar, Vocals
Dizzy Gillespie Trumpet, Vocals
John Gilmore Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Giuffre Tenor Saxophone
Paul Gonsalves Tenor Saxophone
Benny Goodman Clarinet
Dexter Gordon Tenor Saxophone
Stéphane Grappelli Violin
Wardell Gray Tenor Saxophone
Freddie Green Guitar
Al Grey Trombone
Johnny Griffin Tenor Saxophone
Trilok Gurtu Drums
Al Haig Piano
Jim Hall Guitar
Chico Hamilton Drums
Jan Hammer Keyboards, Moog Synthesizer
Lionel Hampton Vibes
Herbie Hancock Piano, Clavinet, ARP, fender rhodes, Arp Odyssey
John Handy Alto Saxophone
Barry Harris Piano
Louis Hayes Drums
Julius Hemphill Soprano Saxophone
Woody Herman Clarinet
Billy Higgins Drums
Earl Hines Piano
Johnny Hodges Alto Saxophone
Dave Holland Bass
Bill Holman Tenor Saxophone
Dick Hyman Piano
Milt Jackson Vibes
Joseph Jarman Clarinet, Flute, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Vocals
Keith Jarrett Piano
Bunk Johnson Trumpet
James P. Johnson Piano
Elvin Jones Drums
Hank Jones Piano
Jo Jones Drums
Sam Jones Bass
Thad Jones Trumpet
Duke Jordan Piano
Louis Jordan Alto Saxophone
Richie Kamuca Tenor Saxophone
Stan Kenton Piano
John Kirby Bass
Kenny Kirkland Piano
Jimmy Knepper Trombone
Lee Konitz Alto Saxophone
Gene Krupa Drums
Steve Lacy Soprano Saxophone
Rick Laird Bass
Oliver Lake Soprano Saxophone
Harold Land Tenor Saxophone
Eddie Lang Guitar
John Lewis Piano
Shelly Manne Drums
Michael Mantler Trumpet
Warne Marsh Tenor Saxophone
Bennie Maupin Bass Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone
John McLaughlin Guitar
Pat Metheny Guitar, Electric Guitar
Charles Mingus Bass
Billy Mitchell Tenor Saxophone
Roscoe Mitchell Clarinet, Flute, Bongos, Conga, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Hank Mobley Tenor Saxophone
Wes Montgomery Electric Guitar
Joe Morello Drums
Lee Morgan Trumpet
Jelly Roll Morton Piano
Bob Moses Drums
Gerry Mulligan Baritone Saxophone
Fats Navarro Trumpet
Joe Newman Trumpet
King Oliver Cornet
Kid Ory Trombone
Horace Parlan Piano
Jaco Pastorius Electric Bass, Vocals, Mandocello
Cecil Payne Baritone Saxophone
Art Pepper Alto Saxophone
Bill Perkins Baritone Saxophone
Oscar Peterson Piano
Oscar Pettiford Bass
Lonnie Plaxico Bass
Bud Powell Piano
Julian Priester Trombone
Django Reinhardt Guitar
Buddy Rich Drums
Jerome Richardson Clarinet, Flute
Dannie Richmond Drums
Max Roach Drums
Sonny Rollins Tenor Saxophone
Charlie Rouse Tenor Saxophone
Marshall Royal Alto Saxophone
Sal Salvador Guitar
Arturo Sandoval Trumpet
Artie Shaw Clarinet, Leader
George Shearing Piano, Leader
Bobby Shew Trumpet
Wayne Shorter Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Horace Silver Piano
Marvin "Smitty" Smith Drums
Willie Smith Alto Saxophone
Martial Solal Piano
Rex Stewart Cornet
Steve Swallow Bass
Lew Tabackin Tenor Saxophone
Art Tatum Piano
Art Taylor Drums
Cecil Taylor Piano
Jack Teagarden Trombone, Vocals
Lucky Thompson Tenor Saxophone
Bobby Timmons Piano
Lennie Tristano Piano
Joe Venuti Violin
Miroslav Vitous Bass
Fats Waller Piano, Leader, Vocals
Cedar Walton Piano
Carlos Ward Flute
Doug Watkins Bass
Julius Watkins French Horn
Ben Webster Tenor Saxophone
Paul Whiteman Leader
Tony Williams Drums
Teddy Wilson Piano
Cootie Williams Trumpet
Luis Russell Piano
Lester Young Tenor Saxophone
Don Bagley Bass
Dave Bailey Drums
Eddie Barefield Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Lawrence Brown Trombone
Dave Burns Trumpet
Billy Butterfield Trumpet
Cozy Cole Drums
Eddie Edwards Trombone
Ziggy Elman Trumpet
Tyree Glenn Trombone
Johnny Guarnieri Piano
Jack Jenney Trombone
Howard Johnson Tuba, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Taft Jordan Trumpet
Fred Katz Cello
Nick LaRocca Cornet
Stan Levey Drums
Louis Metcalf Trumpet
Benny Morton Trombone
Sy Oliver Trumpet
Tommy Potter Bass
Frank Rehak Trombone
Jim Robinson Trombone
Gene Rodgers Piano
Ernie Royal Trumpet
Bill Russo Trombone
Zutty Singleton Drums
Tomasz Stanko Trumpet
Joe Sullivan Piano
Earl Swope Trombone
Grady Tate Drums
Ed Thigpen Drums
Joe Thomas Tenor Saxophone
Frankie Trumbauer C-Melody Saxophone
Chucho Valdés Piano, Keyboards
Chuck Wayne Guitar
Chick Webb Drums
Charles Davis Baritone Saxophone
Richard Evans Bass
Mary Fettig Saxophone
Don Lamond Drums
Don Redman Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Eric Reed Piano
Bill Summers Conga, Tambourine, Shekere
Joe Bennett Trombone
Coleman Hawkins Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Big Nick Nicholas Tenor Saxophone
Russell Procope Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Shorty Rogers Trumpet
Johnny St. Cyr Banjo
Herbie Steward Tenor Saxophone
Mary Lou Williams Piano
Luis Miranda Conga
Anita O'Day Vocals
Jimmy Cobb Drums
Jimmy Garrison Bass
Chano Pozo Bongos, Conga, Vocals
Bubber Miley Trumpet
Chuck Connors Trombone, Bass Trombone
Quentin Jackson Trombone
Britt Woodman Trombone
Al McKibbon Bass
Connie Kay Drums
Bob Cranshaw Bass
Shafi Hadi Tenor Saxophone
Percy Heath Bass
Malachi Favors Bass
Joey Baron Drums
Herlin Riley Drums
Reginald Veal Bass
Don Alias Percussion, Conga, Drums
Skeeter Best Guitar
Jymie Merritt Bass
Ben Riley Drums
Willie Ruff French Horn
Eugene Wright Bass
Jimmy Blanton Bass
Sonny Greer Drums
Walter Page Bass
David Murray Bass Clarinet
Tommy Ladnier Trumpet
McCoy Tyner Piano
Muhal Richard Abrams Piano
Alex Acuña Drums
Bernard Addison Guitar
Gus Aiken Trumpet
Moses Allen Bass
Jimmy Archey Trombone
Louis Armstrong Trumpet, Cornet, Leader, Vocals
Herman Autrey Trumpet
Carlos Averhoff Tenor Saxophone
Joe Zawinul Piano, Keyboards, Electric Piano, Vocals, Melodica
Louis Bacon Trumpet
Manolo Badrena Tambourine
David Baker Trombone
Red Ballard Trombone
Milton Banana Percussion, Drums
Danny Bank Bass Clarinet, Alto Flute
Isadore Barbarin Alto Horn
Harry Barris Piano
Robert Barry Drums
Bus Bassey Tenor Saxophone
Mario Bauzá Trumpet
Sidney Bechet Soprano Saxophone
Bix Beiderbecke Cornet
Benny Carter Alto Saxophone
Artie Bernstein Bass
Leroy Berry Acoustic Guitar
Denzil Best Drums
Barney Bigard Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Billie Holiday Vocals
Remo Biondi Guitar
Lee Blair Guitar
Jerry Blake Alto Saxophone
Art Blakey Drums
Arnold Boling Drums
Russell Bowles Trombone
Nelson Boyd Bass
Sonny Bravo Piano
Ted Brinson Guitar
Harvey Brooks Electric Bass
Ray Brown Bass
Vernon Brown Trombone
Bob Burgess Trombone
Sam Burtis Trombone
Happy Caldwell Tenor Saxophone
Eddie Calhoun Bass
Wayman Carver Tenor Saxophone
Harry Carney Baritone Saxophone
Earl Caruthers Baritone Saxophone
Paul Chambers Bass
Gene Cherico Bass
Jon Christensen Drums
Clark Terry Trumpet
Kenny Clarke Drums
Billy Cobham Drums
Greg Cohen Bass
Henry Coker Trombone
Nat King Cole Piano, Vocals
Ornette Coleman Alto Saxophone
Booker Collins Bass
John Collins Guitar
Keith Collins Viola
John Coltrane Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Vocals
Buster Cooper Trombone
Chick Corea Piano, Electric Piano
Jimmy Crawford Drums
Elmer Crumbley Trombone
Wendell Culley Trumpet
Leonard Davis Trumpet
Vinnie Dean Alto Saxophone
Kurt Dieterle Violin
Charlie Dixon Banjo
Peter Donald Drums
Ted Donnelly Trombone
Jimmy Dorsey Clarinet, Trumpet
Tommy Dorsey Trombone
Dave Douglas Trumpet
Duke Ellington Piano, Leader
Hank Duncan Piano
Eddie Durham Guitar, Trombone
Honore Dutrey Trombone
Gene Englund Tuba
Buff Estes Alto Saxophone
Gil Evans Conductor
Herschel Evans Tenor Saxophone
Nick Fatool Drums
Jackie Fields Alto Saxophone
Stan Fishelson Trumpet
Fletcher Henderson Piano
Frank Foster Tenor Saxophone
Pops Foster Bass
Charlie Fowlkes Baritone Saxophone
Paolo Fresu Trumpet
Mitch Frohman Saxophone
Tommy Fulford Piano
Joe Gayles Tenor Saxophone
George Russell Piano
Bob Gioga Baritone Saxophone
Bernie Glow Trumpet
Benny Golson Tenor Saxophone
Wycliffe Gordon Trombone
Wilburn Green Electric Bass
Dick Griffin Trombone
Dan Grissom Alto Saxophone
Fred Guy Banjo, Guitar
Joe Guy Trumpet
Charlie Haden Bass
Al Hall Bass
Jimmy Hamilton Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Hampton Hawes Piano
Lil Hardin Piano
Earl Hardy Trombone
John Harrington Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Clyde Hart Piano
Roy Haynes Drums
J.C. Heard Drums
Freddie Hubbard Trumpet
Al Hendrickson Guitar
Arthur Herbert Drums
René Hernández Piano
Andrew Hilaire Drums
Milt Hinton Bass
Dick Hixson Bass Trombone
Charlie Holmes Alto Saxophone
George Hunt Trombone
Margie Hyams Vibes
Abdullah Ibrahim Piano
Paul Jackson Electric Bass
Rudy Jackson Tenor Saxophone
Hilton Jefferson Alto Saxophone
Jerry Jerome Tenor Saxophone
Antonio Carlos Jobim Piano
J.J. Johnson Trombone
Bill Johnson Banjo
Keg Johnson Trombone
Jimmy Jones Piano, Leader
Ted Kelly Trombone
Joe Keyes Trumpet
Stan King Drums
Bob Kitsis Piano
Scott LaFaro Bass
Eugene Lamas Violin
John Lamb Bass
Harry Lawson Trumpet
Meade "Lux" Lewis Piano
John Lindsay Bass
Charles Loper Trombone
Jose Madera Conga, Tenor Saxophone
Bingie Madison Tenor Saxophone
John Madrid Trumpet
Sam Marowitz Alto Saxophone
Wynton Marsalis Trumpet
Johnny Martel Trumpet
Harvey Mason Sr. Drums
Rebeca Mauleón Synthesizer
Jimmy Maxwell Trumpet
Ruban McFall Trumpet
Willie McWashington Drums
John Medeski Keyboards
Paul Mertz Piano
Mezz Mezzrow C-Melody Saxophone
Earl Miller Alto Saxophone
Dan Minor Trombone
Nuncio "Toots" Mondello Alto Saxophone
Thelonious Monk Piano
Eustis Moore Alto Saxophone
Morris Morand Drums
Chauncey Morehouse Drums
George Morrow Bass
Snub Mosley Trombone
Paul Motian Drums
Famoudou Don Moye Bongos, Conga, Drums, Horn
Louis Mucci Trumpet
Sam Musiker Tenor Saxophone
Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton Trombone
Ubaldo Nieto Timbales
Teddy Nixon Trombone
Al Norris Guitar
Fred Otis Piano
Hot Lips Page Trumpet
Charlie Parker Alto Saxophone
Pat Patrick Baritone Saxophone
Benny Payne Piano
Sonny Payne Drums
Beverly Peer Bass
Romeo Penque Clarinet, Flute, Alto Flute
Tom Peterson Tenor Saxophone
Enrique Pla Drums
Neely Plumb Alto Saxophone
Benny Powell Trombone
Rudy Powell Clarinet
Sun Ra Keyboards, Leader
Don Rader Trumpet
Henry W. Ragas Piano
Irving "Mouse" Randolph Trumpet
Bill Rank Trombone
Reggie Workman Bass
Allan Reuss Guitar
George Roberts Bass Trombone
Les Robinson Alto Saxophone
Bobby Rodriguez Bass
Roberto Rodriguez Bass
Frank Rosolino Trombone
Curly Russell Bass
Mischa Russell Violin
John Santos Bongos, Shekere
Jumma Santos Percussion, Shaker
Sarah Vaughan Vocals
Gene Sargent Guitar
Jim Sawyers Trombone
Tony Sbarbaro Drums
James Scales Alto Saxophone
Gunther Schuller French Horn
William Shepherd Trombone
Larry Shields Clarinet
Sandy Siegelstein French Horn
Zoot Sims Tenor Saxophone
Omer Simeon Clarinet
John Simmons Bass
Fred Skerritt Alto Saxophone
Stuff Smith Violin
Carson Smith Bass
Jimmy Smith Hammond B3
Joe "Fox" Smith Trumpet
Simon Spang-Hanssen Flute, Saxophone
Dick Spencer Alto Saxophone
George Stafford Drums
Nat Story Trombone
Jimmy Strong Clarinet
Bob Swift Bass Trombone
Ben Thigpen Drums
Earl Thompson Trumpet
Juan Tizol Valve Trombone
Eddie Tompkins Trumpet
Clarence Trice Trumpet
Charles Turner Bass
Oscar Valdés Percussion, Vocals
Jorge Varona Trumpet
Eugene Vees Guitar
Ted Vesely Trombone
Louis Vola Bass
Greely Walton Tenor Saxophone
Earle Warren Alto Saxophone
Jack Washington Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Paul Webster Trumpet
Frank Wess Flute, Alto Saxophone
Henry Wells Trombone
George Wendt Trumpet
Edwin Wilcox Piano
Todd Williams Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Dick Wilson Tenor Saxophone
Ollie Wilson Trombone
Elmon Wright Trumpet
Lammar Wright Sr. Trumpet
Walter Yoder Bass
Snooky Young Trumpet
Graham Young Trumpet
John Zorn Leader, Alto Saxophone
Alex Beller Violin
Billy Martin Percussion, Drums
Jorge Alfonso Percussion
Martha Boswell Piano, Vocals
Carlos del Puerto Bass
Ralph Escudero Tuba
Wallace Jones Trumpet
Dick McDonough Guitar
Joe Tarto String Bass
Joe Hunt Drums
Clint Neagley Alto Saxophone
Mascagni Ruffo Alto Saxophone
Robbie Kwock Trumpet
Lee Young Drums
Walter Bates Tenor Saxophone
Jack Cathcart Trumpet
Jack Fulton Vocals
Fred Goerner Cello
John Grassi Trombone, French Horn
Torg Halten Trumpet
Leslie Johnakins Baritone Saxophone
Jay Kelliher Trombone
Nguyên Lê Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Synthesizer Guitar
Matty Malneck Violin, Viola
Harold McDonald Drums
Norman Murphy Trumpet
Mike Price Trumpet
Fred Robinson Trombone
Charles Strickfaden Tenor Saxophone
Babe Wagner Trombone
Tommy Williams Bass
Sandy Williams Trombone
Andrew Brown Baritone Saxophone
Eddie Jones Bass
James Smith Guitar
David Williams Bass
John Williams Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Jose Mangual Jr. Bongos
Mancy Carr Banjo
Arnold Fishkind Bass
Bob Morrow Violin
Chester Hazlett Alto Saxophone
Tommy Lindsay Trumpet
Charlie Margulis Trumpet
Walter "Foots" Thomas Tenor Saxophone
Paquito Davilla Trumpet
Charles Gaylord Vocals
Lammar Wright Jr. Trumpet
Al Rinker Vocals
Don Dennis Trumpet
Mike Trafficante Tuba
Bobby Woodlen Trumpet
Jim Herndon Timpani
Rube Crozier Alto Saxophone
Bobby Stark Trumpet
Herbie Jones Trumpet
Joseph Reinhardt Guitar
Ed Lewis Trumpet
Richie Powell Piano
Otto Hardwick Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
François Verly Percussion, Keyboards
Harold Granowsky Drums
Hao Nhien Flute, Zither, Clappers, Dan Bau
Truman Boardman Violin
Keith Moon Trombone
Chris Wood Bass
Leonard Hawkins Trumpet
William Oscar Smith Bass
Michel Benita Bass
Bobby Whitlock Bass
Bill Brower Violin
George Mitchell Cornet
David "Piro" Rodríguez Trumpet
Chauncey Houghton Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Carlos Emilio Morales Guitar
Bobby Johnson Guitar
Ed Brown Alto Saxophone
Rossiere "Shadow" Wilson Drums
John Brown Alto Saxophone
Warren "Baby" Dodds Drums, Snare Drums
Adolphe Alexander Baritone Horn
Michal Miskiewicz Drums
Bobby Moore Trumpet
Marky Markowitz Trumpet
Kaiser Marshall Drums
Ernest Wilson Myers Bass
Charlie Harris Bass
Slawomir Kurkiewicz Bass
Marcin Wasilewski Piano
Gene Johnson Alto Saxophone
Louis "Kid Shots" Madison Trumpet
Wes Anderson Alto Saxophone
Denon Kenneth Walton Bongos
Connie Boswell Vocals
Ted Klages Violin
Russell Smith Trumpet
Flip Philips Tenor Saxophone
Austin Young Vocals
Henry Jones Alto Saxophone
Phillip Teele Bass Trombone
Bill Barber Tuba
Armando Cuervo Percussion
Biddy Bastien Bass
Vet Boswell Vocals
Palle Danielson Bass
Jud DeNaut Bass
Mike Pingitore Banjo
Steve Davis Bass
David Young Trumpet
Joseph "Red" Clark Bass Horn
Rufus Jones Drums
Jimmy Lewis Bass
Lawrence Marrero Bass Drums
Prince Stewart Trumpet
Welman Braud Bass
Ted McRae Tenor Saxophone
Sidney Catlett Drums
Al Harshman Viola
Art Hoyle Trumpet
Roy "Red" Maier Alto Saxophone
Johnny Rodriguez Bongos
John Levy Bass
Technical Credits
Bessie Smith Composer, Lyricist
George Gershwin Composer
Sigmund Romberg Composer
Bing Crosby Composer, Lyricist
Earl Bostic Composer, Lyricist
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Nat Adderley Composer
Toshiko Akiyoshi Composer
Geri Allen Composer
Count Basie Arranger, Composer
Carla Bley Composer
Clifford Brown Composer
Dave Brubeck Composer
Cab Calloway Composer, Director
Eddie Condon Composer, Lyricist
Tadd Dameron Composer
James Dapogny Liner Notes
Miles Davis Composer
Vinícius de Moraes Composer, Lyricist
Bill Evans Composer
Gil Fuller Arranger, Composer
Dizzy Gillespie Composer
Jimmy Giuffre Arranger, Composer
Benny Goodman Composer
Dexter Gordon Composer
Stéphane Grappelli Composer
Don Grolnick Composer
Herbie Hancock Composer
Julius Hemphill Composer
Keith Jarrett Composer
James P. Johnson Composer, Lyricist
Quincy Jones Composer
Scott Joplin Composer
Andy Kirk Director
Eddie Lang Composer
John Lewis Composer
Jimmie Lunceford Director
John McLaughlin Composer
Pat Metheny Composer
Charles Mingus Composer
Jelly Roll Morton Composer
Bennie Moten Composer, Director
Gerry Mulligan Composer
King Oliver Composer, Lyricist
Oscar Pettiford Composer
Django Reinhardt Composer
Sonny Rollins Composer
Arturo Sandoval Composer, Images, Photo Courtesy
Loren Schoenberg Liner Notes
Wayne Shorter Composer
Horace Silver Composer
Martial Solal Composer
Cecil Taylor Composer
Jack Teagarden Composer, Lyricist
Bobby Timmons Composer
Lennie Tristano Composer
Fats Waller Composer
Michael Zilber Liner Notes
Cootie Williams Composer
Nick LaRocca Composer, Director
Gene Lees Composer, Lyricist, Liner Notes
Sy Oliver Arranger, Composer
Bill Russo Arranger, Composer
Edgar Sampson Composer
Buster Smith Arranger
Tomasz Stanko Composer
Joe Sullivan Composer, Lyricist
Chick Webb Composer, Director
Ed Berger Liner Notes
Jimmy McHugh Composer
Don Redman Arranger
Vincent Youmans Composer
Roger Miller Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Shorty Rogers Composer
Mary Lou Williams Arranger, Composer
Oscar Brown Jr. Composer, Lyricist
Chano Pozo Composer
Bubber Miley Composer
Andy Razaf Composer, Lyricist
Malachi Favors Composer
Ted Gioia Liner Notes
Jerome Kern Composer
Fred E. Ahlert Composer
Louis Armstrong Composer, Lyricist
Joe Zawinul Composer
David Baker Liner Notes
Harry Barris Composer
Mario Bauzá Composer
Benny Carter Arranger, Composer
Richard James Burgess Producer, Liner Notes, Executive Producer, Proof Reading
Irving Caesar Composer, Lyricist
Clark Terry Composer
Ornette Coleman Composer
John Coltrane Composer
Con Conrad Composer
Chick Corea Composer
Gene DePaul Composer
Charlie Dixon Arranger
Al Dubin Composer, Lyricist
Duke Ellington Composer
Eddie Durham Composer
Gil Evans Arranger, Orchestra Director
Redd Evans Composer, Lyricist
Digby Fairweather Liner Notes
Fletcher Henderson Arranger, Composer
Will Friedwald Liner Notes
George Russell Arranger
Ira Gershwin Composer, Lyricist
Norman Gimbel Composer, Lyricist
Johnny Green Composer
Oscar Hammerstein II Composer, Lyricist
Lennie Hayton Arranger
Edward Heyman Composer
Abdullah Ibrahim Composer
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
Bill Johnson Vocal Break
Jimmy Jones Arranger
Meade "Lux" Lewis Composer
Wynton Marsalis Composer
Ballard MacDonald Composer, Lyricist
John Medeski Composer
Billy Moll Composer, Lyricist
Thelonious Monk Composer
Dan Morgenstern Proof Reading
Buster Moten Composer
Famoudou Don Moye Composer
Brian Murphy Arranger
Jack Palmer Composer, Lyricist
Mitchell Parish Composer, Lyricist
Charlie Parker Composer
Sun Ra Composer
Don Raye Composer, Lyricist
Gunther Schuller Liner Notes
Carson Smith Composer
Billy Strayhorn Composer
Roy Turk Composer, Lyricist
Harry Warren Composer
Clarence Williams Composer, Lyricist
Spencer Williams Composer, Lyricist
John Zorn Composer
Bernie Hanighen Composer, Lyricist
Billy Martin Composer
Bob Blumenthal Introduction, Proof Reading
Sam M. Lewis Composer, Lyricist
Milton Mezzrow Composer, Lyricist
Bruce Boyd Raeburn Liner Notes
Anthony Brown Liner Notes
Edgar Battle Arranger, Composer
Nguyên Lê Arranger
Matty Malneck Arranger
Harry White Composer
Willard Jenkins Liner Notes
Vincent Pelote Proof Reading
Richard Laird Images
Lee Tanner Images
John McDonough Liner Notes
Carla Borden Proof Reading
Andy Freeberg Images
DuBose Heyward Composer
Terry Teachout Liner Notes
Jack Vartoogian Images
Alyn Shipton Liner Notes
Joe Young Composer, Lyricist
The New Orleans Feetwarmers Personnel
J. Russel Robinson Composer
Lewis Porter Liner Notes
Chris Wood Composer
Ted Koehler Composer, Lyricist
Robert Sour Composer
Frank Eyton Composer
Harry Akst Composer
Clarence Gaskill Composer, Lyricist
James F. Hanley Composer
Patricia Johnston Composer, Lyricist
John Edward Hasse Producer, Liner Notes, Introduction, Proof Reading
The Headhunters Personnel
Milt Orent Orchestration
D.A. Sonneborn Executive Producer, Proof Reading
Traditional Composer
Jeffrey Taylor Liner Notes
Michal Miskiewicz Composer
Robert O'Meally Liner Notes
Milt Noel Composer
Horace Gerlach Composer, Lyricist
Slawomir Kurkiewicz Composer
Marcin Wasilewski Composer
Doctor Tammy C. Kernodle Liner Notes
Larry Appelbaum Liner Notes
Robin D.G. Kelley Liner Notes
James W. Acuff Composer, Lyricist
Jose Bowen Liner Notes
George E. Lewis Liner Notes
Emmett S. Dean Composer
John Szwed Liner Notes
Daniel E. Sheehy Producer, Executive Producer, Foreword
Victor Schoen Composer
Rob Bamberger Liner Notes
Steven Loza Liner Notes
Michael Dregni Liner Notes
Arlene Reiniger Proof Reading
James Deutsch Proof Reading
Bernie Ebbins Composer
Hannah Korn Proof Reading
Guy Fonck Images
Jeffrey Magee Liner Notes
J.B. Weilepp Proof Reading
Lauren Shaw Proof Reading
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2013

    Great collection of Jazz music.

    I would highly recommend this collection.

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