Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Face the Music 2.26.15
Color Field Radio

Brown Sugar
Cook & his Dreamland Orchestra 1926

Silver Rose
Johnny Dunn & the Plantation Orchestra 1926

Indigo Stomp
Johnny Dodds Trio 1929

White Jazz
Casa Loma Orchestra 1931

White Heat
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra 1934

Blue River
Bix Centennial All-Stars 2003

Baby Brown
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

Blue Lou
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra 1936

Brown Suede
Barney Bigard & his Orchestra 1941

Blue Serge
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra 1941

Mood Indigo
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra 1934

Deep Purple
Larry Clinton & his Orchestra 1938

Pastel Blue
John Kirby & his Onyx Club Boys 1938

Basically Blue
Ike Quebec Swing Seven 1945

Sepian Bounce
Jay McShann & his Orchestra 1942

Red Cross
Tiny Grimes Quintet with Charlie Parker 1944

Blue Boy
Lennie Tristano Trio 1947

Monday, February 16, 2015

Face the Music 2.19.15

Shreveport Stomps
Jelly Roll Morton player piano roll 1924

Fate Marable's Society Syncopators 1924

Wa Wa Wa
King Oliver & his Dixie Syncopators 1926

Fuzzy Wuzzy Rag
Handy's Orchestra of Memphis 1917

Yaaka Hula Hickey Dula
Ciro's Club Coon Orchestra
London 1916

That Mesmerizing Mendelssohn Tune
(written by Irving Berlin - published 1909)
Ian Whitcomb & the White Star Orchestra 1997

Eccentricity - Waltz
James P. Johnson player piano roll 1921

Paul Whiteman's Orchestra
with Bix Beiderbecke 1928

Parkway Stomp
Al Wynn & his Gutbucket Five
scat vocal by cornetist Punch Miller 1928

I'm a Little Blackbird
Looking for a Bluebird

Clarence Williams Blue Five
with Louis Armstrong
Sidney Bechet
Charlie Irvis & Eva Taylor 1924

Arnold Wiley Rag
Arnold Wiley piano solo 1929

I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles
(popular song hit of 1918)
George Barnes Quartet 1940

Persian Rug
Herman Chittison Trio 1944

Basie English
Johnny Guarnieri's All Star Orchestra
with Lester Young 1944

I Only Have Eyes For You
Coleman Hawkins Quintet
with Roy Eldridge 1944

Cotton Tail
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra
with Ben Webster 1940

Jim Dawgs
Ike Quebec All-Stars 1945

Charlie Parker
live at the Open Door
Greenwich Village NYC 1953

Face the Music
Fundraiser Show

Smashing Thirds
Fats Waller piano solo 1929

Don't Tear My Clothes
Washboard Sam 1936

It's Tight Like That
Tampa Red's Hokum Jug Band 1928

Washboards Get Together
Washboard Rhythm Kings 1930

Variety Stomp
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra 1927

Hot and Bothered
Duke Ellington & his Cotton Club Orchestra 1928

Merry Go Round
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra 1933

If Love Makes You Give Up Steak and Potatoes
(Then I Don't Want Love)
Willie Bryant & his Orchestra 1935

Where Can I Find a Cherry for My Banana Split?
Wingy Manone & his Orchestra 1945

Willie the Weeper
George Lewis & his New Orleans Jazz Band 1950

King Porter Stomp
Teddy Hill & his NBC Orchestra 1937

Dizzy Gillespie & his Orchestra 1957

Victory Stride
Concordia Orchestra, Marin Alsop 1992

Open Letter to Duke
Hal Willner Presents

Hollerin' and Screamin'
Fats Navarro & Eddie Lockjaw Davis 1946

Swanee River Boogie
Albert Ammons

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Face the Music 2.05.15

Sugar Blues
Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band 1955

Aunt Hagar's Blues
Art Tatum piano solo 1949

'Til Times Get Better
Fat Babies 2013

New Block and Tackle Blues
Rhythm Willie & his Gang 1940

Snowy Morning Blues
James P. Johnson piano solo 1927

Jet Black Blues
Blind Willie Dunn's Gin Bottle Four 1929

Tip Easy Blues
Jones & Collins Astoria Hot Eight 1929

Monte Carlo Joys
Vicksburg Blowers 1927

Charlie My Boy
Kentucky Blowers 1924

Black Rag (aka Down Home Rag)
Original Tuxedo Jazz Band 1925

Carolina Shout
Jimmie Johnson's Jazz Boys 1921

Carolina Bound
Five Harmaniacs 1926

Fourth Avenue Stomp
Frank Bunch & his Fuzzy Wuzzies 1927

Breathtakin' Blues (aka St. Louis Blues)
Rhythm Willie & his Gang 1940

Chop Chop Boogie
Hadda Brooks Trio with Pete Johnson 1958

I've Found a New Baby
Dexter Gordon Quintet
with Sweets Edison & Nat Cole 1943