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Barnes & Noble - William Pearl
It's no easy task summarizing the history of recorded jazz from 1917 to the present, but Ken Burns does a fine job of accomplishing just that on this five-disc overview of the music. From the Original Dixieland Jazz Band's "Livery Stable Blues" to Cassandra Wilson's "Death Letter Blues" this well-chosen survey documents the amazing evolution of our national art form. From blues to New Orleans-style to swing to bop to modern to free jazz and on to contemporary sounds, as well as many of the tangents within that broad spectrum, each idiom gets its due. The greatest musicians and some of their greatest musical moments are here: Louis Armstrong's "West End Blues," Duke ...
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Barnes & Noble - William Pearl
It's no easy task summarizing the history of recorded jazz from 1917 to the present, but Ken Burns does a fine job of accomplishing just that on this five-disc overview of the music. From the Original Dixieland Jazz Band's "Livery Stable Blues" to Cassandra Wilson's "Death Letter Blues" this well-chosen survey documents the amazing evolution of our national art form. From blues to New Orleans-style to swing to bop to modern to free jazz and on to contemporary sounds, as well as many of the tangents within that broad spectrum, each idiom gets its due. The greatest musicians and some of their greatest musical moments are here: Louis Armstrong's "West End Blues," Duke Ellington's "Cotton Tail," Benny Goodman's "Sing, Sing, Sing," and Miles Davis's "E.S.P.," are just a handful of the brilliant examples of jazz at its best. For those who love the music and those who are just getting their first taste of it, this box set is essential.
All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
In conjunction with documentary filmmaker Ken Burns' ten-part 2000 PBS special, Columbia/Legacy and Verve teamed up to issue a special series of reissues covering much of the history of 20th century jazz. The central release of this program is the five-CD box set Ken Burns Jazz: The Story of America's Music, its 94 selections covering the history of 20th century jazz, from 1917 to the mid-'90s. Chronologically, the set is very skewed toward the first 50 years of that time span; there is only just under a CD's worth of music dating from after the mid-'60s. What's here is a very good range of classic jazz from throughout the decades, touching upon performances, many acknowledged classics, from many of the music's giants: Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, and up to Wynton Marsalis and Cassandra Wilson. There are just a few dubious inclusions Grover Washington, Jr.'s "Mister Magic," for instance, and as music it's nearly wall-to-wall excellence. As far as core classics of the jazz repertoire, there are quite a few: Armstrong's "West End Blues," Goodman's "Sing, Sing, Sing With a Swing," Count Basie's "Lester Leaps In," Holiday's "Strange Fruit," Ellington's "Take the 'A' Train," Gillespie's "Salt Peanuts," Monk's "Straight, No Chaser," Davis' "So What," Dave Brubeck's "Take Five," Coltrane's "Giant Steps," Weather Report's "Birdland," and Hancock's "Rockit." As education, if you didn't know much about jazz before hearing this box, you'll have been exposed to a good deal of its major touchstones after digesting it. Just don't be under the impression that it covers all of the main mileposts, or even that it gives you all of the key launching pads from which to explore further.
Billboard
Beautifully packaged, with personnel for each track dutifully annotated along with a blurb that provides a historical background for each featured artist, this box is essential listening for anyone remotely or intensely interested in the American jazz experience.

Beautifully packaged, with personnel for each track dutifully annotated along with a blurb that provides a historical background for each featured artist, this box is essential listening for anyone remotely or intensely interested in the American jazz experience.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/14/2000
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 074646143223
  • Catalog Number: 61432
  • Sales rank: 4,708

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Stardust - Louis Armstrong (3:35)
  2. 2 Soon One Mornin' (Death Come A-Creepin' in My Room) (3:13)
  3. 3 Memphis Blues (2:38)
  4. 4 Livery Stable Blues (3:07)
  5. 5 Charleston (South Carolina) (1:49)
  6. 6 Chimes Blues (2:51)
  7. 7 Backwater Blues (3:18)
  8. 8 The Pearls (2:50)
  9. 9 Dead Man Blues - Jelly Roll Morton (3:15)
  10. 10 Wild Cat Blues (3:01)
  11. 11 Cake Walking Babies from Home (2:56)
  12. 12 Sugar Foot Stomp - Fletcher Henderson (2:50)
  13. 13 Heebie Jeebies - Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five (2:53)
  14. 14 Potato Head Blues - Louis Armstrong & His Hot Seven (2:56)
  15. 15 West End Blues (3:19)
  16. 16 The Mooche - Duke Ellington (3:14)
  17. 17 East St. Louis Toodle-Oo (2:53)
  18. 18 Black Beauty (3:02)
  19. 19 Mood Indigo (3:09)
  20. 20 There Ain't No Sweet Man (Worth the Salt of My Tears) - Paul Whiteman (3:30)
  21. 21 Singin' the Blues (Till My Daddy Comes Home) - Frankie Trumbauer (3:01)
  22. 22 Riverboat Shuffle - Frankie Trumbauer (3:09)
  23. 23 Hotter Than 'Ell - Fletcher Henderson (2:56)
  24. 24 I Got Rhythm (3:04)
Disc 2
  1. 1 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) - Duke Ellington (3:11)
  2. 2 Echoes of Harlem - Duke Ellington (3:02)
  3. 3 Moten Swing (3:25)
  4. 4 St. Louis Blues - Louis Armstrong (3:03)
  5. 5 Ain't Misbehavin' - Louis Armstrong (3:14)
  6. 6 For Dancers Only - Jimmie Lunceford (2:40)
  7. 7 King Porter Stomp - Benny Goodman (3:17)
  8. 8 Rose Room - Goodman Group (2:39)
  9. 9 Sing, Sing, Sing - Benny Goodman (2:59)
  10. 10 Jumpin' at the Woodside - Count Basie (3:14)
  11. 11 Sent for You Yesterday (And Here You Come Today) - Count Basie (2:56)
  12. 12 Lester Leaps In (2:27)
  13. 13 Oh, Lady Be Good (2:43)
  14. 14 Without Your Love - Billie Holiday (3:11)
  15. 15 Strange Fruit (2:49)
  16. 16 God Bless the Child - Eddie Heywood and His Orchestra (8:40)
  17. 17 Three Little Words (3:10)
  18. 18 Rebecca - Pete Johnson (2:59)
  19. 19 Harlem Congo - Chick Webb (3:15)
  20. 20 A-Tisket, A-Tasket - Chick Webb (3:08)
  21. 21 Shine - Django Reinhardt & the Quintet of the Hot Club of (2:54)
  22. 22 Dear Old Southland - Noble Sissle (2:34)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Body and Soul (3:04)
  2. 2 Cotton Tail - Duke Ellington (3:14)
  3. 3 Take the "A" Train - Duke Ellington (2:57)
  4. 4 Begin the Beguine - Artie Shaw (3:16)
  5. 5 In the Mood - Glenn Miller (3:36)
  6. 6 Well, Git It! - Tommy Dorsey (3:03)
  7. 7 Solitude - Eddie Heywood and His Orchestra (3:16)
  8. 8 Drum Boogie - Gene Krupa (3:09)
  9. 9 Salt Peanuts - Dizzy Gillespie (3:15)
  10. 10 Groovin' High (2:42)
  11. 11 Koko - Charlie Parker (2:56)
  12. 12 Scrapple from the Apple - Charlie Parker Quintet (3:00)
  13. 13 Embraceable You - Charlie Parker Quintet (3:46)
  14. 14 GEt HAppy (2:53)
  15. 15 Epistrophy (3:08)
  16. 16 Straight, No Chaser (2:57)
  17. 17 Manteca - Dizzy Gillespie (3:09)
  18. 18 Moon Dreams (3:20)
  19. 19 Just Friends - Charlie Parker (3:33)
  20. 20 Rockin' Chair (3:07)
  21. 21 They Can't Take That Away from Me - Sarah Vaughan (2:43)
  22. 22 Walking Shoes - Gerry Mulligan (3:12)
  23. 23 Fine and Mellow (8:01)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Doodlin' - Horace Silver & The Jazz Messengers (6:46)
  2. 2 I Get a Kick out of You - Max Roach (7:42)
  3. 3 St. Thomas (6:44)
  4. 4 Django (7:05)
  5. 5 Take Five (5:25)
  6. 6 So What (9:23)
  7. 7 Giant Steps (4:46)
  8. 8 Rick Kick Shaw (6:06)
  9. 9 Chronology (6:07)
  10. 10 Original Faubus Fables (9:15)
  11. 11 Aknowledgement (7:47)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Hello, Dolly! (2:24)
  2. 2 Desafinado (5:50)
  3. 3 In a Sentimental Mood (4:16)
  4. 4 Tourist Point of View - Duke Ellington (5:08)
  5. 5 E.S.P. (5:29)
  6. 6 Spanish Key (2:51)
  7. 7 Birdland (5:58)
  8. 8 Mister Magic (9:01)
  9. 9 Rockit (3:56)
  10. 10 Un Ange en Danger - MC Solaar (3:50)
  11. 11 Tanya (7:26)
  12. 12 Soon All Will Know (3:36)
  13. 13 Death Letter (4:14)
  14. 14 Take the "A" Train (5:34)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lonnie Johnson Guitar
Bessie Smith Track Performer
Big Joe Turner Track Performer
Bing Crosby Vocals
Daniel Ponce Bata
Cannonball Adderley Alto Saxophone
Henry "Red" Allen Trumpet
Buster Bailey Clarinet
Chet Baker Trumpet
Paul Barbarin Drums
Danny Barker Guitar
Count Basie Piano
Marcus Belgrave Trumpet
Bunny Berigan Trumpet
Phil Bodner Baritone Saxophone
Clifford Brown Track Performer
Steve Brown Bass
Dave Brubeck Piano
Henry Busse Trumpet
Charlie Byrd Guitar
George Cables Piano
Ron Carter Track Performer
Al Casey Guitar
Don Cherry Cornemeuse
Charlie Christian Electric Guitar
Buck Clayton Trumpet
Ted Curson Trumpet
Miles Davis Trumpet
Jack DeJohnette Drums
Paul Desmond Alto Saxophone
Johnny Dodds Clarinet
Eric Dolphy Alto Saxophone
Kenny Dorham Trumpet
Harry "Sweets" Edison Trumpet
Mercer Ellington Trumpet
Ella Fitzgerald Vocals
Tommy Flanagan Piano
Stan Getz Tenor Saxophone
Dizzy Gillespie Trumpet
Benny Goodman Clarinet
Dexter Gordon Tenor Saxophone
Stéphane Grappelli Violin
Freddie Green Guitar
Bobby Hackett Cornet
Chico Hamilton Drums
Lionel Hampton Vibes
Herbie Hancock Keyboards, Mini Moog
Eddie Heywood Piano
Billy Higgins Drums
Earl Hines Piano
Johnny Hodges Alto Saxophone
Dave Holland Bass
Milt Jackson Vibes
Bob James Electric Piano
Harry James Trumpet
James P. Johnson Piano
Pete Johnson Piano
Elvin Jones Drums
Jo Jones Drums
Duke Jordan Piano
Louis Jordan Alto Saxophone
Lee Konitz Alto Saxophone
Gene Krupa Drums
Eddie Lang Guitar
Bill Laswell Bass
Jimmie Lunceford Conductor
Bennie Maupin Bass
John McLaughlin Guitar
Charles Mingus Bass, Vocals
Hank Mobley Tenor Saxophone
The Modern Jazz Quartet Track Performer
Joe Morello Drums
Jelly Roll Morton Piano
Gerry Mulligan Baritone Saxophone
Albert Nicholas Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
King Oliver Cornet
Kid Ory Trombone
Jaco Pastorius Bass
Bud Powell Piano
Django Reinhardt Track Performer
Max Roach Track Performer
Sonny Rollins Track Performer
Artie Shaw Track Performer
Horace Silver Track Performer
Art Tatum Track Performer
Ethel Waters Track Performer
Paul Whiteman Track Performer
Cassandra Wilson Track Performer
Eddie Barefield Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Aaron Bell Bass
Lawrence Brown Trombone
Cozy Cole Drums
Joe Darensbourg Clarinet
Eddie Edwards Trombone
Ziggy Elman Trombone
Johnny Guarnieri Piano
Edmond Hall Clarinet
Peanuts Hucko Clarinet
Taft Jordan Trumpet
Al Klink Tenor Saxophone
Hal McIntyre Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Louis Metcalf Trumpet
Vido Musso Tenor Saxophone
Sy Oliver Trumpet
Tony Pastor Tenor Saxophone
Tommy Potter Bass
Frankie Trumbauer Track Performer
Chick Webb Track Performer
Heine Beau Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Erskine Butterfield Piano
Stan Freeman Piano
Frank Froeba Piano
Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra Track Performer
Original Dixieland Jazz Band Track Performer
Mitch Miller Oboe
Al Brown Viola
Ralph MacDonald Percussion
Mississippi Fred McDowell Guitar, Vocals
Coleman Hawkins Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
David Nadien Violin
Russell Procope Alto Saxophone
Rafael Hernández Trombone
Jimmy Cobb Drums
Jimmy Garrison Bass, Vocals, Chant
Chano Pozo Conga, Vocals
Bubber Miley Trumpet
Noble Sissle Track Performer
Chuck Connors Bass
Al McKibbon Bass
Percy Heath Bass
Don Alias Conga
Denis Charles Drums
Jimmy Blanton Bass
Wellman Braud Bass
Sonny Greer Drums
Kansas City 5, 6 & 7 Track Performer
Jimmy Miller Guitar
MC Solaar Track Performer
Alex Acuña Drums
Moses Allen Bass
Hayes Alvis Bass
Gene Anderson Piano, Celeste
William Cat Anderson Trumpet
Wayne Andre Trombone
Louis Armstrong Piano, Trumpet, Cornet
George Arus Trombone
Ernest Ashley Guitar
Al Avola Guitar
Baby Dodds Chimes, Drums
Manolo Badrena Tambourine
Red Ballard Trombone
John Barber Tuba
Danny Barcelona Drums
Art Baron Trombone
Dallas Bartley Bass
Mario Bauzá Trumpet
Sidney Bechet Soprano Saxophone
Bix Beiderbecke Cornet
Michael Beinhorn Mini Moog
Tex Beneke Tenor Saxophone
Joe Benjamin Bass
Artie Bernstein Bass
Leroy Berry Guitar
John Best Trumpet
Keter Betts Bass
Barney Bigard Clarinet
Billie Holiday Vocals
Art Blakey Drums
Lester Boone Alto Saxophone
Claude Bowen Trumpet
Russell Bowles Trombone
Pete Briggs Tuba
Harvey Brooks Electric Bass
Ray Brown Bass
Roland Bundock Bass
Les Burness Piano
Garvin Bushell Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Ernie Caceres Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
Wayman Carver Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Harry Carney Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
Earl Caruthers Baritone Saxophone
Paul Chambers Bass
Paul Chapman Guitar
Doc Cheatham Trumpet
Buddy Christian Banjo
Kenny Clarke Drums
Ornette Coleman Saxophone
John Coltrane Track Performer
Buster Cooper Trombone
Chick Corea Electric Piano
Jimmy Crawford Drums
Wendell Culley Trumpet
Bert Curry Alto Saxophone
Demas Dean Trumpet
Buddy Deppenschmidt Percussion, Drums
Kurt Dieterle Violin
Charlie Dixon Banjo
Jimmy Dorsey Clarinet
Tommy Dorsey Track Performer
Eddie Dougherty Drums
Duke Ellington Piano
Eddie Durham Guitar, Trombone
Honore Dutrey Trombone
Max Ellen Violin
Herschel Evans Tenor Saxophone
Nick Fatool Drums
Pierre Ferret Guitar
Jackie Fields Alto Saxophone
Fletcher Henderson Piano
Pops Foster Bass
Hank Freeman Alto Saxophone
Tommy Fulford Piano
Eric Gale Guitar
Tony Gattuso Banjo
Joe Gayles Tenor Saxophone
Eddie Gladden Drums
Harry Goodman Bass
Wycliffe Gordon Trombone
Chris Griffin Truba
Dan Grissom Alto Saxophone
Fred Guy Banjo, Bass, Tuba
Charlie Haden Bass
Al Hall Bass
Tubby Hall Drums
Lil Hardin Piano
Earl Hardy Trombone
Harry Lookofsky Violin
Roy Haynes Drums
Arthur Herbert Drums
J.C. Higginbotham Trombone
Andrew Hilaire Drums
Teddy Hill Tenor Saxophone
Milt Hinton Bass
Homer Hobson Trumpet
Max Hollander Violin
Charlie Holmes Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Darnell Howard Clarinet
Clyde Hurley Trumpet
Marion Hutton Vocals
Charlie Irvis Trombone
Preston Jackson Trombone
Rudy Jackson Clarinet
George James Alto Saxophone
Hilton Jefferson Alto Saxophone
Freddie Jenkins Trumpet
J.J. Johnson Trombone
Osie Johnson Drums
Keg Johnson Trombone
Otis Johnson Trumpet
Walter Johnson Drums
Claude Jones Trombone
Nate Kazebier Trumpet
Ted Kelly Trombone
Joe Keyes Trumpet
King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band Track Performer
Gary King Bass
Wilbert Kirk Drums
Bob Kitsis Piano
Manny Klein Trumpet
George Koenig Alto Saxophone
Harold Kohon Violin
Billy Kyle Piano
Jack Lacey Trombone
John Lamb Bass
Cliff Leeman Drums
John Lindsay Bass
Lawrence Lucie Guitar
John Malachi Piano
Joseph Malin Violin
Wynton Marsalis Track Performer
Joseph "Kaiser" Marshall Drums
Harvey Mason Sr. Drums
Al Mastern Trombone
George Matthews Trombone
John Mayfield Trombone
Charles McCracken Cello
Murray McEachern Trombone
"Big" Mike McKendrick Banjo, Guitar
Teddy McRae Tenor Saxophone
Paul Mertz Piano
Glenn Miller Track Performer
Dan Minor Trombone
Nuncio "Toots" Mondello Alto Saxophone
Thelonious Monk Track Performer
Eustis Moore Alto Saxophone
Chauncey Morehouse Drums
George Morrow Bass
Sam Musiker Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Buell Neidlinger Bass
Al Norris Guitar
Hot Lips Page Trumpet
Charlie Parker Alto Saxophone
Beverly Peer Bass
Ronnie Perry Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Powell Alto Saxophone
Moe Purtill Drums
Henry W. Ragas Piano
Zilner Randolph Trumpet
Bill Rank Trombone
Milt Raskin Piano
Sarah Vaughan Track Performer
Grover Washington Jr. Track Performer
Kevin Breit Banjo, Electric Guitar
Jimmy Blake Trumpet
Elmer Chambers Trumpet
Ralph Escudero Bass
Kenneth Hollon Tenor Saxophone
Wallace Jones Trumpet
Thomas Morris Cornemeuse
Roy Bargy Piano
Herbert Cowans Drums
Charlie Green Trombone
Elmer James Bass
James Reese Europe Conductor
Walter Bates Tenor Saxophone
Ray Biondi Guitar
Gene Byrd Rhythm Guitar
Carroll Dickerson Violin
Jack Fulton Vocals
Will Johnson Guitar
Inc. Jones-Smith Track Performer
Jay Kelliher Trombone
Milton Lomask Violin
Matty Malneck Violin
Dale McMickle Trumpet
Chuck Peterson Trumpet
Grachan Moncur II Bass
Irene Daye Vocals
Jimmy Carroll Conductor
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers Track Performer
Bennie Moten & the Kansas City Orchestra Track Performer
Benny Goodman Sextet Track Performer
Bud Powell Trio Track Performer
The Dave Brubeck Quartet Track Performer
John Coltrane Quartet Track Performer
Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra Track Performer
Miles Davis Quintet Track Performer
Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers Track Performer
Clarence Williams' Blue Five Track Performer
Charlie Alexander Piano
Bill Johnson Banjo
Jungle Band Track Performer
Mancy Carr Banjo
Manny Gershman Alto Saxophone
Jesús Hernández Reeds
Boyce Cullen Trombone
Jimmy McLin Guitar
Ernie Powell Alto Saxophone
Wilbur Hall Trombone
Charlie Margulis Trumpet
Clarence Brereton Trumpet
Frank Brieff Viola
Baby Cox Vocals
Charles Gaylord Violin, Vocals
Bronislaw Gimpel Violin
Chummy MacGregor Piano
Stanley Payne Tenor Saxophone
Chet Hazlett Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Rube Crozier Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Herbie Jones Trumpet
Ed Lewis Trumpet
Richie Powell Piano
Otto Hardwick Soprano Saxophone
Dave Jacobs Trombone
Hal McLean Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Mario Perry Violin
Jake "Vernon" Porter Trumpet, Cornet
Buddy Bastien Bass
Don Murray Clarinet (Tenor)
Chester Burrill Trombone
Oscar Madera Violin
Howard E. Johnson Alto Saxophone
Louis Armstrong & His Hot Seven Track Performer
Antonio Gonzales Reeds
Mark Peterson Bass
George Mitchell Cornet
Lee Perry Tuba
Bobby Johnson Guitar
Ed Brown Alto Saxophone
Arturo Ayala Reeds
Frank De Broit Trumpet, Cornet
Amos Gillard Trombone
Karl Kenny Drums
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet Track Performer
Cecil Taylor Trio Track Performer
Miles Davis Sextet Track Performer
Miles Davis Nonet Track Performer
Charlie Parker Quintet Track Performer
Charlie Parker's Re-Boppers Track Performer
Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five Track Performer
Jim Europe's Infantry Band Track Performer
Le Quartet Du Hot Club De France Track Performer
Eddie Crumbley Trombone
Keith David Narrator
Ray Eberie Vocals
Leigh Knowles Trumpet
Richard Fisher Guitar
Joseph Nanton Trombone
Ward "Dope" Andrews Trombone
Calvin Jones Piccolo
Frank Miller Cello
Herb Flemming Trombone
Dick Clark Tenor Saxophone
Technical Credits
Big Joe Turner Composer
George Gershwin Composer
Count Basie Arranger, Composer
Miles Davis Composer
Roy Eldridge Composer
Gil Fuller Arranger, Composer
Dizzy Gillespie Composer
Herbie Hancock Composer
Bob James Arranger
James P. Johnson Composer
Thad Jones Arranger
Gene Krupa Composer
Bill Laswell Composer
John Lewis Composer
Jelly Roll Morton Composer
King Oliver Composer
Jimmy Rushing Composer
Horace Silver Composer
Lester Young Composer
Horace Henderson Arranger
Nick LaRocca Composer
Irving Mills Composer
Jimmy Mundy Arranger
Sy Oliver Arranger, Composer
Boyd Raeburn Advisor
W.C. Handy Composer
Van Alexander Arranger
Ralph MacDonald Composer
Mary McCreary Composer
Matt Glaser Advisor
Melvin Endsley Composer
Chano Pozo Composer
Jerry Herman Composer
Louis Armstrong Composer
Michael Beinhorn Composer, Dmx
Billie Holiday Composer
Marty Bloom Sound Effects
Lew Brown Composer
Donald Byrd Composer
Ken Burns Director, Producer
Bill Challis Arranger
Kenny Clarke Composer
Con Conrad Composer
Stanley Crouch Advisor
Michael Cuscuna Advisor
Duke Ellington Composer
Eddie Durham Arranger, Composer
Gil Evans Arranger
Fletcher Henderson Arranger
Walter Fuller Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Gary Giddins Advisor
Jerry Gray Arranger
Jon Hendricks Composer
Arthur Herzog Jr. Composer
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
Bert Kalmar Composer
John Lange Composer
Huddie Ledbetter Composer
Marvin Lee Composer
Fud Livingston Arranger
Johnny Mercer Composer
Buster Moten Composer
Frank Paparelli Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Charlie Parker Composer
Henry W. Ragas Composer
Don Raye Composer
Harry Ruby Composer
William Salter Composer
Larry Shields Composer
Billy Strayhorn Composer
Vic Schoen Composer
Clarence Williams Composer
Allen Lowe Advisor
Sam M. Lewis Composer
Peter Miller Producer
Art Hickman Composer
Jimmy Carroll Arranger
Howard Fritzson Art Direction
Elton Hill Arranger
Dick Voynow Composer
Chummy MacGregor Composer
David Berger Director
Tom Evered Advisor
Hollis King Art Direction
Julie Dunfey Advisor
Charlie Lourie Advisor
Lynn Novick Producer
Joe Young Composer
J. Russel Robinson Composer
Ford Dabney Composer
Newton Mendonça Composer
George Norton Composer
Ray Lopez Composer
Cecil Mack Composer
John Klenner Composer
Fred Stryker Composer
Henry Troy Composer
Alcide "Yellow" Nunez Composer
Chris Smith Composer
Harry Williams Composer
John Christiana Packaging Manager
Lauren Atlas Packaging Manager
Michael Chertok Advisor
James Lincoln Collier Advisor
Dayton Duncan Advisor
Gerald Early Advisor
Victoria Gohl Producer
Adam Owett Art Direction
Lewis Allan Composer
Robin D.G. Kelley Advisor
Antonio Sbarbaro Composer
Anita Gonzales Composer
Harry H. Williams Composer
Edwing B. Edwards Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    best compilation i have ever heard

    amazing. so worth the money that it is unbelievable.

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    Awesome, it's worth the money.

    I had originally bought this over a year ago from Best Buy (-trust me it's much cheaper here-) and I absolutely love this. It's got so much to offer, and it's really worth it. The songs are really good, and sound great. This is great for longtime lovers of this style of music, or just those who are now finding the style.

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