Topaz Jazz: Great Bands

Topaz Jazz: Great Bands


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  1. Black Bottom Stomp  - Jelly Roll Morton
  2. Potato Head Blues
  3. West End Blues
  4. Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You
  5. Panama
  6. After You've Gone  - Joe Venuti
  7. Moten Swing  - Bennie Moten
  8. Symphony in Riffs
  9. Bubbling Over
  10. Down South Camp Meeting
  11. Don't Be That Way
  12. Rhythm Is Our Business
  13. King Porter Stomp
  14. Song of India
  15. One O'Clock Jump
  16. Begin the Beguine
  17. Floyd's Guitar Blues
  18. At the Woodchopper's Ball
  19. Chant of the Weed
  20. Ko Ko
  21. Flying Home
  22. Sepian Bounce  -  Jay McShann & His Orchestra
  23. Skyliner

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Henry "Red" Allen   Trumpet
Buster Bailey   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Paul Barbarin   Drums
Charlie Barnet   Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Count Basie   Piano
Bunny Berigan   Trumpet
Milt Buckner   Piano
Buck Clayton   Trumpet
Sidney DeParis   Trumpet
Johnny Dodds   Clarinet
Bud Freeman   Tenor Saxophone
Benny Goodman   Clarinet
Dexter Gordon   Tenor Saxophone
Freddie Green   Guitar
Lionel Hampton   Vibes
Woody Herman   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Earl Hines   Piano
Johnny Hodges   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone
Illinois Jacquet   Tenor Saxophone
John Kirby   Bass
Gene Krupa   Drums
Eddie Lang   Guitar
McKinney's Cotton Pickers   Track Performer
Jay McShann   Piano
Jelly Roll Morton   Piano
Joe Newman   Trumpet
Albert Nicholas   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone
King Oliver   Cornet,Track Performer
Kid Ory   Trombone
Marshall Royal   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Artie Shaw   Clarinet
Willie Smith   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Rex Stewart   Cornet
Jack Teagarden   Trombone
Joe Venuti   Violin,Track Performer
Fats Waller   Piano
Ben Webster   Tenor Saxophone
Teddy Wilson   Piano
Cootie Williams   Trumpet
Luis Russell   Piano,Track Performer
Lester Young   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Irving Ashby   Guitar
Eddie Barefield   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Taft Jordan   Trumpet
Jimmy Mundy   Tenor Saxophone
Sy Oliver   Trumpet
Tony Pastor   Tenor Saxophone
Ernie Royal   Trumpet
Edgar Sampson   Alto Saxophone
Charlie Teagarden   Trumpet
Joe Thomas   Tenor Saxophone
Chick Webb   Drums
George Van Eps   Guitar
Frank Froeba   Piano
Don Redman   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone,Track Performer
Coleman Hawkins   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Russell Procope   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Johnny St. Cyr   Banjo
Mary Lou Williams   Piano
Trummy Young   Trombone
Gene Ramey   Bass
Jimmy Blanton   Bass
Sonny Greer   Drums
Walter Page   Bass
Jack McVea   Baritone Saxophone
Moses Allen   Bass
Jimmy Archey   Trombone
Louis Armstrong   Cornet
Lil Armstrong   Piano
George Arus   Trombone
Avola   Guitar
Red Ballard   Trombone
Mario Bauzá   Trumpet
Benny Carter   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Leroy Berry   Guitar
John Best   Trumpet
Barney Bigard   Clarinet
Wallace Bishop   Drums
Kurt Bloom   Tenor Saxophone
Red Bone   Trombone
Claude Bowen   Trumpet
Russell Bowles   Trombone
Pete Briggs   Bass
Scoville Brown   Alto Saxophone
Burness   Piano
Don Byas   Tenor Saxophone
Wayman Carver   Flute,Alto Saxophone
Frank Carlson   Drums
Harry Carney   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Earl Caruthers   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Big Sid Catlett   Drums
Pete Clark   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Porky Cohen   Trombone
Booker Collins   Bass
Sonny Craven   Trombone
Jimmy Crawford   Drums
Bob Cusmano   Trumpet
Leonard Davis   Trumpet
Ray DeGeer   Alto Saxophone
Bill Dillard   Trumpet
George Dixon   Trumpet
Lawrence Dixon   Guitar
Ted Donnelly   Trombone
Tommy Dorsey   Trombone
Duke Ellington Orchestra   Piano
Eddie Durham   Trombone
Joseph Estren   Alto Saxophone
Herschel Evans   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Fletcher Henderson   Piano
Pops Foster   Bass
Ed Fromm   Trombone
Walter Fuller   Trumpet
Karl George   Trumpet
Harry Goodman   Bass
Fred Guy   Guitar
Harold Hahn   Drums
John Harrington   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Arville Harris   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Leroy Harris   Banjo
J.C. Higginbotham   Trombone
Andrew Hilaire   Drums
Ernest "Bass" Hill   Bass
Charlie Holmes   Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone
Darnell Howard   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
George Hunt   Trombone
Cecil Irwin   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Hilton Jefferson   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
George Jenkins   Drums
Jenkins   Trombone
Keg Johnson   Trombone
Manzie Johnson   Drums
Otis Johnson   Trumpet
Walter Johnson   Drums
Claude Jones   Trombone
Dick Jones   Piano
Nate Kazebier   Trumpet
Joe Keyes   Trumpet
Killian   Trumpet
Gene Kinsey   Alto Saxophone
Jack Lacey   Trombone
Harry Lawson   Trumpet
Cliff Leeman   Drums
John Lindsay   Bass
Lawrence Lucie   Guitar
Dodo Marmarosa   Piano
Joseph "Kaiser" Marshall   Drums
Wendell Marshall   Bass
Johnny Martel   Trumpet
Carmen Mastren   Guitar
Ted McCord   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Willie McWashington   Drums
Earl Miller   Alto Saxophone
Dan Minor   Trombone
Ralph Muzillo   Trumpet
Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton   Trombone
Norris   Guitar
Hot Lips Page   Trumpet
Charlie Parker   Alto Saxophone,Track Performer
Ray Perry   Violin,Alto Saxophone
Ronnie Perry   Tenor Saxophone
Bob Poland   Baritone Saxophone
Irving "Mouse" Randolph   Trumpet
Robinson   Alto Saxophone
Harry Rodgers   Trombone
Arthur Rollini   Tenor Saxophone
Clyde Rounds   Alto Saxophone
Hymie Schertzer   Alto Saxophone
Frank Signorelli   Piano
Omer Simeon   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Floyd Smith   Electric Guitar
Joe "Fox" Smith   Trumpet
Russell Smith   Trumpet
Cyrus St. Clair   Bass
Joe Steele   Piano
Tommy Stevenson   Trumpet
Dee Stewart   Trumpet
Kenneth Stuart   Trombone
Fred Stulce   Alto Saxophone
Louis Taylor   Trombone
Ben Thigpen   Drums
Juan Tizol   Valve Trombone
Eddie Tompkins   Trumpet
Dave Tough   Drums
Gene Traxler   Bass
Clarence Trice   Trumpet
Turk VanLake   Guitar
Ted Vesely   Trombone
Lyman Vunk   Trumpet
Greely Walton   Tenor Saxophone
Earle Warren   Alto Saxophone
Jack Washington   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Sid Weiss   Bass
Jimmy Welch   Trumpet
Henry Wells   Trombone
Harold "Doc" West   Drums
Hy White   Guitar
Dave Wilborn   Banjo
Edwin Wilcox   Piano
Clarence Willard   Trumpet
Clarence Williams   Piano
Elmer "Skippy" Williams   Tenor Saxophone
Dick Wilson   Tenor Saxophone
Quinn Wilson   Bass
Walter Yoder   Bass
Bob Ysaguirre   Bass
Ernest Elliott   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Wallace Jones   Trumpet
Bob Merrill   Trumpet
Elmer James   Bass
Bernard Anderson   Trumpet
Joe Baird   Trombone
Laforest Dent   Alto Saxophone
Dave Hallett   Trombone
Will Johnson   Banjo,Guitar
Ward Lay   Bass
Bob Lessey   Guitar
Tapley Lewis   Alto Saxophone
Glyn Paque   Alto Saxophone
Chuck Peterson   Trumpet
Fred Robinson   Trombone
Nicholas Rodriguez   Piano
Gene Simon   Trombone
Sandy Williams   Trombone
Andy Kirk & His Clouds of Joy   Track Performer
Artie Shaw & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Benny Carter & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Charlie Barnet & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Chick Webb & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Count Basie Orchestra   Track Performer
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Earl Hines & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Jimmie Lunceford & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Woody Herman & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Jay McShann & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers   Track Performer
Charlie Allen   Trumpet
Joe Bishop   Flugelhorn
Billy Taylor   Bass
Joe Bauer   Trumpet
Eddie Mallory   Trumpet
Fred Beckett   Trombone
Pete Johns   Tenor Saxophone
Tommy Linehan   Piano
Steady Nelson   Trumpet
Tommy Pederson   Trombone
Ray Hopfner   Alto Saxophone
Saxie Mansfield   Tenor Saxophone
Neal Reid   Trombone
Bobby Stark   Trumpet
Ed Lewis   Trumpet
Otto Hardwick   Alto Saxophone,Bass Saxophone
Joe Thomas   Clarinet
Jack Mootz   Trumpet
Fred Culliver   Tenor Saxophone
Mac Macquordale   Trumpet
Eddie Pripps   Tenor Saxophone
Bob Mabane   Tenor Saxophone
Orville Minor   Trumpet
Harry Sloan   Trombone
Earl Thomson   Trumpet
Ed Inge   Alto Saxophone
Louis Armstrong & His Hot Seven   Track Performer
Lawrence Anderson   Trombone
George Mitchell   Cornet
Bob Moore   Trumpet
John Jackson   Alto Saxophone
Robert Carroll   Tenor Saxophone
John Thomas   Trombone
Johnny Russell   Tenor Saxophone
Neil Marshall   Drums
Dick Clark   Trumpet,Tenor Saxophone

Technical Credits

Benny Goodman   Composer
Lionel Hampton   Composer
Edgar Sampson   Composer
Mitchell Parish   Composer
Tony Watts   Liner Notes
Sydney Robin   Composer

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