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Jazz Trumpet, Vol. 1: Classic Jazz to Swing

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All Music Guide - Stephen Cook
This is an excellent chronicle of the classic jazz trumpeters from throughout the music's history. One of three discs, the first part here spotlights such bedrock innovators as Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, and Bunny Berigan. Taking the late-swing and bebop period, disc two offers up a fine mix of both obscurities and highlights by Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, and Clifford Brown. Finally, the last disc tops things off with a nicely gauged selection of modern cuts by the cool-toned Art Farmer, a fleet-swinging Donald Byrd, and free jazz's trumpet muse, Don Cherry. There's a lot of music to listen to here, but fans of the brassy end of swing and bop should...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Cook
This is an excellent chronicle of the classic jazz trumpeters from throughout the music's history. One of three discs, the first part here spotlights such bedrock innovators as Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, and Bunny Berigan. Taking the late-swing and bebop period, disc two offers up a fine mix of both obscurities and highlights by Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, and Clifford Brown. Finally, the last disc tops things off with a nicely gauged selection of modern cuts by the cool-toned Art Farmer, a fleet-swinging Donald Byrd, and free jazz's trumpet muse, Don Cherry. There's a lot of music to listen to here, but fans of the brassy end of swing and bop should have no problem making their way through the stellar work of the aforementioned soloists as well as the likes of Cootie Williams, Fats Navarro, and Freddie Hubbard.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/22/1991
  • Label: Universal Import
  • UPC: 025218230124
  • Catalog Number: 182301

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Chimes Blues - Louis Armstrong (2:54)
  2. 2 King Porter Stomp - King Oliver (2:31)
  3. 3 Cake Walking Babies from Home - Louis Armstrong (3:06)
  4. 4 Stockyard Strut - Freddie Keppard (2:30)
  5. 5 Steppin' on the Blues - Tommy Ladnier (2:30)
  6. 6 Make Me a Pallet on the Floor - Bunk Johnson (3:48)
  7. 7 Riverboat Shuffle - Bix Beiderbecke (2:35)
  8. 8 Hot Mittens - Muggsy Spanier (2:52)
  9. 9 Tar Paper Stomp - Wingy Manone (3:05)
  10. 10 Black Bottom Stomp - Red Nichols (3:47)
  11. 11 I'm Coming Virginia - Bunny Berigan (2:48)
  12. 12 Dinah - Max Kaminsky (2:38)
  13. 13 St. Louis Blues - Henry "Red" Allen (4:12)
  14. 14 Boy Meets Horn - Rex Stewart (5:26)
  15. 15 Take the "A" Train - Cootie Williams (3:47)
  16. 16 Sweet Sue, Just You - Bill Coleman (3:05)
  17. 17 Kansas City Nights - Buck Clayton (5:39)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Roy's Got Rhythm (Estrad Swing) - Roy Eldridge (3:26)
  2. 2 Jonah's Wail - Jonah Jones (3:08)
  3. 3 I Never Knew (5:45)
  4. 4 Broadway - Harry "Sweets" Edison (5:19)
  5. 5 Jive at Five - Joe Newman (5:37)
  6. 6 Salt Peanuts - Dizzy Gillespie (7:24)
  7. 7 Anthropology (3:41)
  8. 8 'Round Midnight - Miles Davis (5:20)
  9. 9 My Old Flame - Kenny Dorham (5:22)
  10. 10 It Might as Well Be Spring - Clifford Brown (4:55)
  11. 11 One More (5:31)
Disc 3
  1. 1 I'll Take Romance - Art Farmer (4:59)
  2. 2 Flugelin' the Blues - Clark Terry (7:01)
  3. 3 Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart (6:12)
  4. 4 Larry-Larue (5:12)
  5. 5 Raggedy Ann (6:49)
  6. 6 It Never Entered My Mind - Chet Baker (4:39)
  7. 7 Work Song - Nat Adderley (4:13)
  8. 8 I Can't Get Started - Blue Mitchell (3:46)
  9. 9 Zig-Zag - Don Ellis (4:02)
  10. 10 Evidence - Don Cherry (5:00)
  11. 11 Manha de Carnaval (4:41)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Alberta Hunter Vocals
George Lewis Clarinet
Pepper Adams Baritone Saxophone
Nat Adderley Cornet
Henry "Red" Allen Trumpet
Cat Anderson Trumpet
Chet Baker Trumpet
Bunny Berigan Trumpet
Clifford Brown Trumpet
Ray Bryant Piano
Don Cherry Trumpet
Buck Clayton Trumpet
Bill Coleman Trumpet
George Coleman Tenor Saxophone
Tadd Dameron Piano
Art Davis Bass
Miles Davis Trumpet
Johnny Dodds Clarinet
Kenny Dorham Trumpet
Allen Eager Tenor Saxophone
Harry "Sweets" Edison Trumpet
Roy Eldridge Trumpet
Mercer Ellington Trumpet
Don Ellis Trumpet
Art Farmer Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Tommy Flanagan Piano
Red Garland Piano
Dizzy Gillespie Trumpet
Paul Gonsalves Reeds
Freddie Green Guitar
Tiny Grimes Guitar
Gigi Gryce Alto Saxophone
Barry Harris Piano
Louis Hayes Drums
Jimmy Heath Tenor Saxophone
Billy Higgins Drums
Johnny Hodges Reeds
Bunk Johnson Trumpet
James P. Johnson Piano
Hank Jones Piano
Jonah Jones Trumpet
Philly Joe Jones Drums
Sam Jones Bass, Cello
Thad Jones Trumpet
Max Kaminsky Trumpet
Wynton Kelly Piano
Freddie Keppard Cornet
Pete La Roca Drums
Steve Lacy Soprano Saxophone
Booker Little Trumpet
Cecil McBee Bass
Pierre Michelot Bass
Charles Mingus Bass
Blue Mitchell Trumpet
Wes Montgomery Guitar
Lee Morgan Trumpet
Jelly Roll Morton Piano
Ray Nance Trumpet
Fats Navarro Trumpet
Joe Newman Trumpet
King Oliver Cornet
Oscar Pettiford Bass
Bud Powell Piano
Ike Quebec Tenor Saxophone
Django Reinhardt Guitar
Jerome Richardson Flute, Alto Saxophone
Max Roach Drums
Sonny Rollins Tenor Saxophone
Pee Wee Russell Clarinet
Horace Silver Piano
Muggsy Spanier Cornet
Steve Swallow Bass
Buddy Tate Tenor Saxophone
Art Taylor Drums
Bobby Timmons Piano
Julius Watkins French Horn
Ben Webster Reeds
Charlie Shavers Trumpet
Cootie Williams Trumpet
Red Nichols Cornet
Ray Bauduc Drums
Lawrence Brown Trombone
Bobby Donaldson Drums
Ray Draper Tuba
Tyree Glenn Trombone
Ike Isaacs Bass
Hugh Lawson Piano
Wade Legge Piano
Wingy Manone Trumpet
Miff Mole Trombone
Alton Purnell Piano
Henri Renaud Piano
Jim Robinson Trombone
Edgar Sampson Alto Saxophone
Zutty Singleton Drums
John Dennis Piano
Grachan Moncur III Bass
Coleman Hawkins Tenor Saxophone
Russell Procope Reeds
Sir Charles Thompson Piano
Chuck Connors Trombone
Connie Kay Drums
Gene Ramey Bass
Bob Cranshaw Bass
Percy Heath Bass
Wellman Braud Bass
Sonny Greer Drums
George Duvivier Bass
Tommy Ladnier Cornet
McCoy Tyner Piano
Mousie Alexander Drums
William Cat Anderson Trumpet
Louis Armstrong Cornet
Lil Armstrong Piano
Lovie Austin Piano
Baby Dodds Drums
Harold Baker Trumpet
Bill Beason Drums
Sidney Bechet Soprano Saxophone
Bix Beiderbecke Cornet
Benny Bennett Drums
Vic Berton Drums
Garnett Brown Trombone
Donald Byrd Trumpet
Dash Burkis Drums
Kenny Burrell Guitar
Arthur Campbell Piano
Harry Carney Reeds
Jeff Castleman Bass
Paul Chambers Bass
Buddy Christian Banjo
Clark Terry Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Kenny Clarke Drums
John Coltrane Tenor Saxophone
Buster Cooper Trombone
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Dorsey Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Duke Ellington Piano
Honore Dutrey Trombone
Kansas Fields Drums
Al Foster Drums
Richard "Dick" Fullbright Bass
George Russell Piano
Betty Glamann Harp
Fred Guy Guitar
Jimmy Hamilton Reeds
Albert "Tootie" Heath Drums
Freddie Hubbard Flugelhorn
Milt Hinton Bass
Charlie Irvis Trombone
Cliff Jackson Piano
Bill Johnson Banjo
George "Happy" Johnson Tenor Saxophone
Osie Johnson Drums
Clarence Johnston Drums
Herb Jones Trumpet
Clifford Jordan Tenor Saxophone
Laurence Marrero Banjo
Wendell Marshall Bass
Eddie Miller Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Thelonious Monk Piano
Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton Trombone
Carl-Henrik Norin Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy O'Bryant Clarinet
Charlie Parker Alto Saxophone
Alcide Pavageau Bass
Paul Plummer Tenor Saxophone
Rudy Powell Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Dave Rivera Piano
Curly Russell Bass
Franklin Skeete Bass
Maynard Spencer Piano
Jasper Taylor Wood Block
Juan Tizol Trombone
Eddie Vincent Trombone
George Walters Clarinet
Frank Wess Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Dicky Wells Trombone
Sam Woodyard Drums
Wallace Jones Trumpet
Bob Gillette Banjo
Thore Jederby Bass
Min Leibrook Tuba
Jerry Potter Drums
Mel Stitzel Piano
Grachan Moncur II Bass
Eddie Jones Bass
Junior Raglin Bass
John Randall Dennis Piano
Clarence Todd Vocals
Vic Moore Drums
Marvin Saxbe Banjo
Dick Voynow Piano
Jimmy Hartwell Clarinet
Herbie Jones Trumpet
Otto Hardwick Reeds
Carl Brown Bass
Andrew Berman Drums
Bud Bowell Piano
Guy Carey Trombone
Arthur Shutt Piano
Lannie Scott Piano
Charlie Norman Piano
Al Gold Tenor Saxophone
Chauncey Houghton Reeds
Ike Isaacs Trio Bass
James P. Johnson & His Orchestra Piano
Buddy Christian's Creole Five Banjo
Bill Johnson's Louisiana Jug Band Banjo
Don Cherry & Ed Blackwell Trumpet
Voltaire de Faut Clarinet
Technical Credits
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Nat Adderley Composer
Count Basie Composer
Steve Coleman Composer
Harry "Sweets" Edison Composer
Dizzy Gillespie Composer
King Oliver Composer
Rex Stewart Contributor
Irving Mills Composer
Oscar Brown Jr. Composer
Jerome Kern Composer
Billy Bird Composer
Kenny Clarke Composer
Will Marion Cook Composer
Stanley Crouch Liner Notes
Stanley Dance Liner Notes
Esmond Edwards Producer
Ray Fowler Engineer
Dallas Frazier Composer
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer
Donald Heywood Composer
Jack Higgins Engineer
Gus Kahn Composer
Orrin Keepnews Producer, Reissue Producer
Danny Kopelson Contributor
Teddy McRae Composer
A.L. Owens Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Jasper Taylor Contributor
Bob Weinstock Producer
Clarence Williams Composer
Sam M. Lewis Composer
Phil Carroll Art Direction
Ted Fio Rito Composer
Henri Woode Composer
Nat Adderley Jr. Composer
Dick Voynow Composer
Jamie Lexton Composer
Joe Young Composer
Harry Akst Composer
Henry Troy Composer
Chris Smith Composer
Melville Stitzel Composer
Voltaire de Faut Composer
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