Monday, August 12, 2013

Face the Music 8.15.13 – Birds!

Weather Bird
Louis Armstrong & Earl Hines 1928

Nashville Nightingale
Waring’s Pennsylvanians 1924

I’m a Little Blackbird, Looking for a Bluebird
Clarence Williams Blue Five 1924
vocal by Eva Taylor

Bye Bye Blackbird
Josephine Baker 1927

Bird of Paradise
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra 1935

Pigeon Walk
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra 1937

Ostrich Walk
Bix Beiderbecke with
Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra 1927

Loose Like a Goose
Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra 1929

Cuckoo Blues
Tiny Parham & his Musicians 1928

Wild Geese Blues
Gladys Bentley accompanied by Eddie Lang 1928

Chicken You Can Roost Behind the Moon
Frank Stokes 1927

As An Eagle Stirreth Up Her Nest
Calvin P Dixon aka “Black Billy Sunday” 1925
{the first African American preacher to record a sermon}

Under the Double Eagle
Wilbur de Paris c. 1955-1958

The Buzzard
Bud Freeman’s Windy City Five 1935

Chicken Rhythm
Slim Gaillard 1945

Chasin’ the Bird
Charlie Parker 1947

Oiseaux des Iles
Django Reinhardt 1940

Blue Bird
Charlie Parker 1947

Duke Ellington & his Orchestra 1959

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