Monday, January 26, 2015

Face the Music 1.29.15

La Salle Street Breakdown
Jimmy Yancey piano solo 1939

They Ain’t Walking No More
Lucille Bogan
with pianist Charles Avery 1930

Kansas City Blues
Hammie Nixon 1984

Greenville Strut
Mississippi Sarah & Daddy Stovepipe 1931

Newport Blues
Cincinnati Jug Band 1929

Kansas City Man Blues
Clarence Williams Jug Band 1930

Shoe String Stomp
Clifford Hayes’ Louisville Stompers 1929

Moten Blues
Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra 1929

Harmony Blues
Jelly Roll Morton & his Red Hot Peppers 1930

Alabama Stomp
Red Nichols & his Five Pennies
with trombonist Miff Mole 1927

The Bumps
Jeanette’s Synco Jazzers
with pianist Mary Lou Williams 1927

The Ramble
Paul Howard’s Quality Serenaders
with trombonist Lawrence Brown 1929

Bud Freeman & his Orchestra
with drummer Gene Krupa 1928

Swanee River
Django Reinhardt
et le Quintette du Hot Club de France 1935

Little Poesy
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra 1939

Viper’s Drag
Ralph Sutton Trio 1951

Honeysuckle Rose
Coleman Hawkins in London
with pianist Stanley Black 1934

One O’Clock Jump
Sidney Bechet
& his New Orleans Feetwarmers 1940
with pianist Sonny White
electric guitarist Charlie Howard
bassist Wilson Myers &
drummer Kenny Clarke


Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Face the Music 1.22.15

Wylie Avenue Blues
Albert Brunies & his
Halfway House Orchestra 1928

Bessemer Bound Blues
Ma Rainey & her Georgia Band
With Coleman Hawkins blowing bass sax 1925

Snag It
Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band 1955

Blue Drag
Django Reinhardt & Le Quintette
du Hot Club de France 1935

If Someone Would Only Love Me
Jelly Roll Morton & his Red Hot Peppers 1930

Wasted Life Blues
Bessie Smith with James P. Johnson 1929

Blues in Thirds
Sidney Bechet (clarinet) & his New Orleans Feetwarmers
with Rex Stewart, Earl Hines & Baby Dodds 1940

Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra 1931

Can't Be Bothered With No Sheik
Rosa Henderson with James P. Johnson 1931

Automobile Stomp
Clifford Hayes' Louisville Stompers
with Earl Hines 1929

Mean Dog Blues
Miff Mole's Molers
with Adrian Rollini blowing bass sax 1927

Night Life
Mary Lou Williams piano solo 1930

Solid Old Man
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra 1939

Rumba Negro
Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra
with William "Count" Basie 1929

"Life" Spears a Jitterbug
Bud Freeman & his Gang 1938

By the Waters of Minnetonka
John Kirby & his Onyx Club Boys 1938

Muskrat Ramble - with bongos!
Humphrey Lyttelton's Paseo Band 1953

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Face the Music 1.15.15
for Gato Angelito 2005-2015

Dill Pickles
River Raisin Ragtime Revue 2006

Kitten on the Keys
River Raisin Ragtime Revue 2013

Potato Head Blues
River Raisin Ragtime Revue 2011

Four or Five Times
Alex Belhaj’s Crescent City Quartet 2013

Toddlin’ Blues
Bix and his Rhythm Jugglers 1925

Stop Your Kidding
Ladd’s Black Aces 1922

Dear Old Southland
James P. Johnson’s Harmony Eight 1921

Weather Bird Rag
King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band 1923

Red Onion Drag
Louis Dumaine’s Jazzola Eight 1927

Slow Drag
Cow Cow Davenport piano solo 1929

Blue Room
Lonnie Johnson & Eddie Lang 1929

Blueberry Rhyme {by James P. Johnson}
piano-drum duet by Paul Asaro & Alex Hall
of the Chicago-based Fat Babies 2013

Sentimental Journey
Savoy trad jazz band featuring
Pee Wee Russell & Ruby Braff 1952

Goin’ Home
Art Tatum piano solo 1949

Sing For Your Supper
{by Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart}
Cy Walter piano solo 1956 

El Rado Scuffle
The Fat Babies 2013