Thursday, January 30, 2014

Face the Music 1/30/14

Wild Man Blues
Roy Eldridge & Claude Bolling
Paris 1951

Heebie Jeebies
Louis Armstrong’s Hot Five 1926

Lazy Daddy
Bix Beiderbecke with the Wolverines 1924
kazoo solo by Georg Brunis

Pig Ankle Strut
Cannon’s Jug Stompers 1928

Mr. Crump Don’t Like It,
Ain’t Gonna Have It Here
Frank Stokes 1927

Blue Valley Blues
Victoria Spivey with
Erby’s Fidgety Five 1926

When You Were a Gal of Seven
Tampa Red 1936

Tenor Guitar Stomp
Clifford Hayes’ Louisville Stompers 1928

Shoe Shiner’s Drag
Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers 1928

Moten Stomp
Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra 1927

Black Beauty
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra 1928

Night and Day
Teddy Wilson with the
Edmond Hall Quartet 1944

Bandana Days
The Carnival Three
{James P. Johnson,
Omer Simeon & Pops Foster} 1945

My Gal Sal {Paul Dresser 1905}
Harlan Leonard & his Rockets 1940

Lady Be Good
“Jones-Smith, Inc.”
{Count Basie small group
Featuring Lester Young} 1936

I’ve Found a New Baby
Jay McShann Octet
featuring Charlie Parker 1940

Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me

Sidney Bechet’s Blue Note Jazzmen 1951

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Face the Music 1.23.14

Three Blind Mice
Bix Beiderbecke with
Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra 1927

Wolverine Blues
Joe Marsala’s Chicagoans 1937

Choo Choo
The Washingtonians 1924

Muscle Shoals Blues
Bennie Moten’s
Kansas City Orchestra 1926

Texas Moaner Blues
Clarence Williams Blue Five 1924

Georgia Grind
Thomas Morris & his
Seven Hot Babies 1926

Harlem Drag
Charlie Johnson’s Paradise Ten 1929

Shanghai Shuffle
Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra 1924

Armor Avenue Struggle
Jimmy Blythe 1924

Jelly Roll Morton 1929

Willie the Lion Smith 1939

Bugle Call Rag
Elmer Snowden Quartet
with Cliff Jackson 1960

Oh Zee Zas Rag
Blind Boy Fuller 1937

Parlour Social Deluxe
Sippie Wallace with
Perry Bradford’s Jazz Phools 1925

Little Willie Blues
Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces 1929

Snowy Morning Blues
James P Johnson 1927

D.B. Blues
Lester Young Quartet 1945

Run Joe

Randy Weston Sextet 1956

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Face the Music 1.16.14

Rooster Rag
{Muriel Pollock 1917}
River Raisin Ragtime Revue

xylophonist Red Norvo
& his Swing Octet {1935}

Grizzly Bear Rag
{George Botsford 1910}
River Raisin Ragtime Revue

Yellow Dog Blues
{W.C. Handy 1914}
Carl Wolfe’s Orchestra

Moi Aussi
Victor Marceau, accordion with
Django Reinhardt, banjo
and whistling by one Erardy {1928}

Teasing the Cat
{Charles L. Johnson 1916}
River Raisin Ragtime Revue

Soiree Polka
{Stephen Foster 1850}
Gilbert Kalish, piano

Kitten the Keys
{Zez Confrey 1921}
River Raisin Ragtime Revue

Coney Island Washboard - take 1
{music by Hampton Durand and Jerry Adams,
words by Ned Nestor and Aude Shugart 1926}
played by the Five Harmaniacs {1926}

Lucy’s Sextette
{based on an air from Donizetti’s
Lucia Di Lammermoor 1835}
Heliotrope Ragtime Orchestra

Tambourine Song
{adaptation of an air
from Bizet’s Carmen 1873-74}
Morton Gould Orchestra

{Jimmy McHugh 1921}
Benny Goodman’s Orchestra
featuring Coleman Hawkins {1934}

Alligator Crawl
{Fats Waller 1924}
River Raisin Ragtime Revue

What Did Romie-O-Juliet
(When He Climbed Her Balcony?) - take 1
written by Fess Williams
played by the Five Harmaniacs {1926}

La Rumba
{Tim J. Brymn & William H. Tyers 1913}
Heliotrope Ragtime Orchestra

Bull Frog Blues
{Tom Brown & Gus Shrigley 1916}
River Raisin Ragtime Revue

Baltimore Todolo
{Eubie Blake 1909}
Heliotrope Ragtime Orchestra

Castle Doggy – Fox Trot
{James Reese Europe 1915}
River Raisin Ragtime Revue

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Face the Music 1.09.14

Everybody’s Rag
Alonzo Yancey 1943

Dustin’ the Keys
Jimmy Blythe &
W.E. “Buddy” Burton 1928

Jazzing Around
Eubie Blake Trio 1917

Shanghai Honeymoon
State St. Ramblers 1928

Memphis Blues--Mister Crump
Prince’s Band 1914

St. Louis Nightmare
State St. Ramblers 1928

Too Much Mustard
Europe’s Society Orchestra 1913

Tack It Down
State St. Ramblers 1928

I’ve Got That Thing
King Oliver’s Orchestra 1929

Down Home Rag
Wilbur C. Sweatman 1916

Pleasure Mad
State St. Ramblers 1928

Dallas Blues
Wilbur C. Sweatman’s
Original Jazz Band  1918

Freakish Light Blues
King Oliver’s Orchestra 1929

Brown Skin Mama
State St. Ramblers 1928

Everybody Does It in Hawaii
King Oliver’s Orchestra 1929

Louisiana Blues {Take B – Test Pressing}
Eurreal Wilford “Little Brother” Montgomery 1931

Frankie and Johnny
King Oliver’s Orchestra 1929

Make Me a Pallet on the Floor
Gus Cannon 1963

Thursday, January 2, 2014

 Face the Music 1.02.14

{pop song of 1920,
arranged by Zez Confrey,
realized by Artis Wodehouse}

Sonatine Bureaucratique
{send-up of the Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 by Muzio Clementi}
composed by Erik Satie in 1917
played by Aldo Ciccolini

Smokey Mokes
Vess L Ossman, banjo
recorded by Emile Berliner in 1900

That Lovin’ Traumerei
{based upon an air by Robert Schumann}
sung by Al Jolson with studio orchestra 1912

Tin Roof Blues
sung by Edna Hicks with
piano accompaniment by Lemuel Fowler 1923

You’ve Got the Right Key, But the Wrong Keyhole
sung by Virginia Liston
with Clarence Williams’ Blue Five
{including Louis Armstrong & Sidney Bechet} 1924

Honey Where You Been So Long?
Ma Rainey with Lovie Austin’s Blues Serenaders
{including Tommy Ladnier & Jimmy O’Bryant} 1924

Shake It All Night Long
Buddy Moss, vocal & guitar 1934

I Got to Have a Little More
Kansas Joe McCoy
{aka the Mississippi Mudder
aka Mud Dauber Joe}
with Chuck Segar, piano 1934

Shorty George Blues
Sippie Wallace accompanied by
pianist Eddie Heywood, Sr. 1923

Take Me for a Buggy Ride
Bessie Smith with Buck & his Band 1933

Lay Your Racket Down
Leola Coot Grant & Kid Wesley Wilson 1933

Come On Down
The Jolly Two
{Walter Roland & Sonny Scott} 1933

Struttin’ My Stuff
Lucille Bogan
accompanied by pianist Charles Avery 1933

Blues in E Flat
xylophonist Red Norvo & his Swing Octet 1935

Harlem Blues
composed in 1922 by W C Handy
performed by Carl Wolfe’s Orchestra

Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone
Sidney DeParis Blue Note Stompers 1951

Fragment/Honky Tonk Train Blues
Meade Lux Lewis film soundtracks 1946