Second Esquire Jazz Concert

The Second Esquire Jazz Concert

     
 

This disc is broken into two sections. The majority of the disc is devoted to archive recordings of the Second Esquire Jazz Concert. The legendary event took place on January 17, 1945, in New Orleans, New York, and Los Angeles. The concert featured many of the day's best-known jazz performers: Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Art Tatum,…  See more details below

Overview

This disc is broken into two sections. The majority of the disc is devoted to archive recordings of the Second Esquire Jazz Concert. The legendary event took place on January 17, 1945, in New Orleans, New York, and Los Angeles. The concert featured many of the day's best-known jazz performers: Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Art Tatum, and more. The second section of the disc highlights a performance by Louis Armstrong at the Winter Garden Theater in New York on June 19, 1947. This particular performance by Armstrong commemorated the world debut of the film New Orleans.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/11/2001
Label:
Jazz Band
UPC:
5020957217325
catalogNumber:
2173
Rank:
103124

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. [Untitled Track]
  2. Tin Roof Blues
  3. Rose Room
  4. Back O'Town Blues
  5. Arkansas Blues
  6. I'm Confessin' That I Love You
  7. [Untitled Track]
  8. Dear Old Southbound
  9. [Untitled Track]
  10. Basin Street Blues/Closing
  11. Introduction
  12. Air Mail Special
  13. Downhearted Blues
  14. [Untitled Track]
  15. [Untitled Track]
  16. The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise
  17. [Untitled Track]
  18. Esquire Jump
  19. [Untitled Track]
  20. Tea for Two
  21. [Untitled Track]
  22. Wish You Were Waiting for Me

Disc 2

  1. [Untitled Track]
  2. Midriff
  3. [Untitled Track]
  4. The Man I Love
  5. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
  6. [Untitled Track]
  7. Mood to Wooed
  8. [Untitled Track]
  9. I Cover the Waterfront
  10. [Untitled Track]
  11. Honeysuckle Rose
  12. [Untitled Track]
  13. Things Ain't What They Used to Be/Fade Out
  14. [Untitled Track]
  15. Way Down Yonder in New Orleans
  16. Basin Street Blues
  17. Muskrat Ramble
  18. Dear Old Southland
  19. Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?
  20. Someday You'll Be Sorry
  21. Tiger Rag/Closing

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Mildred Bailey   Vocals
Paul Barbarin   Drums
Benny Goodman   Clarinet
Bobby Hackett   Clarinet
Johnny Hodges   Alto
Bunk Johnson   Track Performer
Ray Nance   Trumpet,Violin
Red Norvo   Vibes
Mary Osborne   Track Performer
Sears   Tenor Saxophone
Rex Stewart   Trumpet
Art Tatum   Track Performer
Jack Teagarden   Track Performer
Teddy Wilson   Piano
Lawrence Brown   Trombone
Dick Cary   Piano
Irving Fazola   Track Performer
Peanuts Hucko   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Taft Jordan   Trumpet
George Wettling   Drums
Jack Benny   Track Performer
Richard Alexis   Bass
William Cat Anderson   Trumpet
Louis Armstrong   Trumpet,Vocals
Sidney Bechet   Clarinet,Soprano
Billie Holiday   Track Performer
Ernie Caceres   Bass Saxophone,Baritone
Harry Carney   Baritone
Big Sid Catlett   Drums
Duke Ellington   Piano,Track Performer
Morey Feld   Drums
Fred Guy   Guitar
Jimmy Hamilton   Clarinet
Shelton Hemphill   Trumpet
J.C. Higginbotham   Trombone
Claude Jones   Trombone
Jack Lesberg   Bass
Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton   Trombone
Billy Strayhorn   Track Performer
Sid Weiss   Bass
Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Junior Raglin   Bass
Hillard Brown   Drums
Otto Hardwick   Alto
James P. Johnson & His Orchestra   Piano

Technical Credits

Alberta Hunter   Composer
George Gershwin   Composer
Mercer Ellington   Composer
Eddie Edwards   Composer
Nick LaRocca   Composer
Jimmy McHugh   Composer
Vincent Youmans   Composer
Lovie Austin   Composer
Irving Caesar   Composer
Henry Creamer   Composer
Dorothy Fields   Composer
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Turner Layton   Composer
Henry W. Ragas   Composer
Tony Sbarbaro   Composer
Larry Shields   Composer
Billy Strayhorn   Composer
Art Hickman   Composer
Ted Persons   Composer
Harry Da Costa   Composer
Harry Williams   Composer
Floyd Levin   Liner Notes
Thompson   Arranger

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