Monday, November 24, 2014


Face the Music 11.27.14

Jelly Roll Blues
Jelly Roll Morton
piano solo 1924

Terrible Blues
Louis Armstrong with the
Red Onion Jazz Babies 1924

Really a Pain
Bucktown Five with Muggsy Spanier
& Voltaire “Volly” DeFaut 1924

Frankie & Johnny
Fate Marable’s
Society Syncopators 1924

I Need Some Pettin’
Bix Beiderbecke &
The Wolverines 1924

Prince of Wails
The Cotton Pickers 1924

Felix Keeps On Walking
Savoy Havana Band 1924

Jazz It Blues
Alabama Jug Band
vocal by the Ham & Cabbage Trio 1934

Shanghai Shuffle
Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra 1934

A Porter’s Love Song to a Chambermaid
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Keepin’ Out of Mischief Now
Pee Wee Russell 1944

Phantom Fantasie
Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra 1934

Woman Blues
James P. Johnson piano solo 1944

Ma Rainey’s Mystery Record
Ma Rainey with Lovie Austin’s
Blues Serenaders 1924

Billie’s Blues
Billie Holiday with
Eddie Heywood’s Orchestra 1944

Body and Soul
Ben Webster 1944

Lady Be Good
Coleman Hawkins in London 1934

Tiny’s Exercise
Ike Quebec Quintet
with Tiny Grimes 1944

Monday, November 17, 2014




Charles A. Prince around the time he worked for the Columbia Phonograph Company


Face the Music 11.20.14 – Fours III

Memphis Blues {or Mister Crump}
{Charles A.} Prince’s Orchestra 1914

You Can’t Get Away From It
Bert Williams accompanied
by Prince’s Orchestra 1914

Dunn’s Cornet Blues
Johnny Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds 1924

Texas Moaner Blues
Clarence Williams Blue Five
with Louis Armstrong
& Sidney Bechet 1924

Teapot Dome Blues
Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra 1924

Riverboat Shuffle
Bix Beiderbecke
with the Wolverines 1924

So This Is Venice
Cook’s Dreamland Orchestra 1924

Big Foot Ham
Jelly Roll Morton piano solo 1924

Gator Wobble
Memphis Jug Band 1934

Crawfish Blues
Barney Bigard with
Zutty Singleton’s Creole Band 1944

It’s a Ramble
Tut Soper & Baby Dodds 1944

Blues in the Groove
Albert Ammons
& his Rhythm Kings 1944

Easy Rider
James P. Johnson’s
Blue Note Jazzmen 1944

Canal Street Blues
Richard M. Jones Jazzmen 1944

Exercise in Swing
Lester Young with
Johnny Guarnieri’s
All-Star Orchestra 1944

Liza
Art Tatum piano solo 1934

Monday, November 10, 2014



Face the Music 11.13.14
Choice Cuts from 1924, ’34 & ‘44

Euphonic Sounds
James P Johnson piano solo 1944

Shreveport Stomps
Jelly Roll Morton piano solo 1924

Steppin’ on the Blues
Lovie Austin’s Blues Serenaders 1924

Steady Roll Blues
Bucktown Five
with Muggsy Spanier 1924

Ticket Agent Ease Your Window Down
Bessie Smith 1924

Honey Where You Been So Long?
Ma Rainey with Lovie Austin’s
Blues Serenaders 1924

Fat Mama Blues
Boyd Senter clarinet combo 1924

Copenhagen
The Wolverines
with Bix Beiderbecke 1924

You Don’t Know My Mind Blues
Josie Miles accompanied by
Fletcher Henderson & Joe Smith 1924

You Don’t Know My Mind Blues
Fats Waller accompanying
kazooists Clarence Williams &
Clarence Todd as the Jamaica Jazzers 1924

Ghost of the Blues
Piron’s Orchestra of New Orleans 1924

Jerry the Junker
Clarence Williams Orchestra
with James P. Johnson 1934

I Can’t Dance (I Got Ants in My Pants)
Clarence Williams Orchestra
vocal by Louis Jordan 1934

The Shout
Art Tatum piano solo 1934

I Wish I Were Twins
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Daybreak Express
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra 1934

Walkin’ the Dog
James P. Johnson’s Blue Note Jazzmen 1944

The Breaks
Albert Ammons & his Rhythm Kings 1944
with Hot Lips Page
Vic Dickenson
Don Byas
Israel Crosby
Big Sid Catlett