Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Face the Music 2.04.16 - Vinyl Jeopardy

A Monday Date
Louis Armstrong & his Hot Five 1928

The World is Waiting for the Sunrise
Jack Teagarden’s Big Eight 1940

Up the Lazy River
Bechet-Spanier Big Four 1940

Wabash Blues
Donald Lambert piano solo 1962

Black Beauty
Duke Ellington’s Washingtonians 1928

Diga Diga Doo
The Mills Brothers with
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra 1932

I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
Sam Wooding & his Orchestra
in Barcelona, Spain 1929

Because My Baby Don’t Mean Maybe Now
Bing Crosby & Bix Beiderbecke with
Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra 1928

I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
Fats Waller – rare live broadcast performance

Swingin’ With Mezz
Mezz Mezzrow live in Paris 1953
featuring saxophonist Eugene Honeybear Sedric

The G Man Got the T Man and Gone
C.P. Johnson & Band 1945

Sittin’ In
Chu Berry’s Little Jazz Ensemble 1938
featuring Clyde Hart and Roy Eldridge

Little Jazz
Roy Eldridge with Artie Shaw & his Orchestra 1945

Blues in the Closet
James Moody & his Band 1954

Limehouse Blues
Joe Venuti, Curley Chalker,
Eldon Shamblin & Jethro Burns 1977






Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Face the Music 1.28.16

Chicken Supper Strut
Triangle Harmony Boys 1927

Strut Your Material
Mamie Smith’s Jazz Hounds 1922

Too Much Mustard
James Reese Europe’s Society Orchestra 1913

Slide, Kelly, Slide
Wilbur Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band 1919

All Night Shags
Richard M. Jones & the Chicago Hottentots 1926

Kansas City Blues
Wilbur Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band 1919

Fourth Avenue Stomp
Frank Bunch & his Fuzzy Wuzzies 1927

New Tulsa Blues
Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra 1926

Immigration Blues
Duke Ellington & his Kentucky Club Orchestra 1926

Numb Fumblin’
Fats Waller 1929

Backwater Blues {in memory of Bessie Smith}
James P. Johnson 1943

Complainin’
Luckey Roberts 1958

Exactly Like You
Dink Johnson 1950

It’s Right Here For You
Eddie Condon & his Band 1939

Georgia Grind
Fats Waller with Eddie Condon & his Band 1940

How Could I Be Blue?
James P Johnson & Clarence Williams 1930

Rockin’ In Rhythm
The Jungle Band
aka Duke Ellington & his Orchestra 1931

Don't Be That Way
James Dapogny's Chicago Jazz Band 1995





 








Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Face the Music 1.21.16

Kansas City Stomp
Dink Johnson 1950

King Porter Stomp
Jelly Roll Morton 1923

12th Street Rag
Richard M. Jones 1923

Arkansas Blues
James P. Johnson 1943

Valentine Stomp {No.1}
Fats Waller 1929

Ain’t Misbehavin’
Bill Bojangles Robinson with
Irving Mills & his Hotsy Totsy Gang
{Duke Ellington & his Orchestra} 1929

Alligator Crawl
River Raisin Ragtime Revue 2013

Railroad Blues
Luckey Roberts 1958

Blues In My Condition
James Dapogny’s
Chicago Jazz Band 1995

Confessin’
Josephine Baker 1930

Sweat Blues {Victor label version}
Wilbur Sweatman 1930

Petunia Rag
Reginald R. Robinson 1993

New Goofy Dust Rag
Count Basie with Bennie Moten’s
Kansas City Orchestra 1929

Sunflower Slow Drag {1901}
Budapest Ragtime Band 1985

Spirit of ’49 Rag
George H. Tremer 1927

Potato Head Blues {1927}
River Raisin Ragtime Revue 2011

Strut Miss Lizzie
Eddie Condon & his Band 1939













Tuesday, January 12, 2016


Mary Lou Williams
1910-1981

Face the Music 1.14.16
Initiation: piano mysteries
and old time marvels

Harmony Club Waltz
Scott Joplin 1896

Grandpa's Spells
Jelly Roll Morton 1923

Jazzin' Babies Blues
Richard M. Jones 1923

Blue Black Bottom
Fats Waller 1927

Tiger Rag
Art Tatum 1933

Carolina Balmoral
James P. Johnson 1943

Nothin'
Luckey Roberts 1958

Cryin' For My Used To Be
James P Johnson & Fats Waller
player piano roll, four hands 1927

Choo Choo
The Washingtonians 1924

Beale Street Blues
Fats Waller 
hot pipe organ solo 1927

Stowaway
Earl Hines 1928

Overhand {New Froggy Bottom}
Mary Lou Williams Trio 1936

The Dirty Dozen
Count Basie Quartet 1938

Nagasaki
Albert Ammons 
& Meade Lux Lewis 1939

The Blue Room
Erroll Garner Trio 1944

Tango La Caprice
Willie the Lion Smith 1958















Monday, January 4, 2016

Face the Music 1.07.16

Please Say You Will (waltz)
Scott Joplin 1895

Leola (two step)
Scott Joplin 1905

Memphis Blues
Eubie Blake player piano roll

The Pearls
Jelly Roll Morton piano solo 1923

Jazzin' Babies Blues
Richard M Jones piano solo 1923

Swampy River
Duke Ellington piano solo 1928

A Monday Date
Earl Hines piano solo 1928

Night Life
Mary Lou Williams piano solo 1930

The Fives
Count Basie Quartet 1938

Tea for Two
Fats Waller piano solo 1937

Tea for Two
Art Tatum piano solo 1933

Tea for Two
Bud Powell Trio 1950

Tea for Two
Thelonious Monk Trio 1956

I Love Paris
Charlie Parker  Quintet 1954

I Love Paris
Cecil Taylor Trio 1959