Monday, November 30, 2015

Face the Music 12.03.15 - Fourteenth Fives

Blue-Gummed Blues
{W.C. Handy 1915}
Carl Wolfe’s Orchestra

{Zez Confrey 1945}
Eteri Andjaparidze piano solo

Bert Williams
monologue with orchestra  1915

All I Want Is A Spoonful
Papa Charlie Jackson 1925

Tired Of Fattening Frogs For Snakes
Virginia Liston with
Clarence Williams at the reed organ 1925

Stack O’ Lee Blues
Ma Rainey & her Georgia Band 1925

Chevy Chase
Eubie Blake player piano roll 1915

Steppin’ On the Gas
Jimmie O’Bryant’s
Famous Original Washboard Band 1925

Mama’s Gone, Goodbye
Boston Orchestra – London 1925

Alexander’s Ragtime Band
Bunk Johnson & his New Orleans Band 1945

Shade Of The Old Apple Tree
{Harry Williams & Egbert Van Alstyne 1905}
Natty Dominique’s Creole Dance Band

Red Sails In The Sunset
{Hugh Williams & Jimmy Kennedy 1935}
Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra 1935

Coleman Hawkins & the Ramblers
Holland 1935

I Don’t Know Why {Russ Columbo}
Don Byas Quartet 1945

April In Paris
Coleman Hawkins & his Orchestra
Hollywood 1945

Django Reinhardt
Quintette du Hot Club de France 1935

Now’s The Time
Charlie Parker’s Reboppers 1945

Monday, November 23, 2015

Face the Music 11.26.15:
Thirteenth Bundle of Fives offa
Long playing phonograph records

I’m Gonna Hang Around My Sugar
Duke Ellington's Washingtonians 1925

Meanest Blues
Original Memphis Five 1925

Dark Gal Blues
Kansas City Five 1925

Have Your Chill, I’ll Be Here
When Your Fever Rises
Coot Grant & Wesley Wilson
with Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra 1925

By The Waters Of The Minnetonka
Sam Wooding’s Orchestra in Berlin 1925

When The Moon Shines In Coral Gables
California Ramblers 1925

Deep Elm
The Little Ramblers 1925

Red Hot Henry Brown
Charleston Chasers 1925

Paddlin’ Madelin’ Home
Whitey Kaufman & his Orchestra 1925

If the Moon Turns Green
Taft Jordan & his Mob 1935

Down Home Rag
Chick Webb & his Orchestra 1935

Boots & his Buddies 1935

I Never Knew Just What A Gal Could Do
Art Hodes Hot Seven 1945

Careless Love
Baby Dodds Jazz Four 1945

Blues For Jelly
Art Hodes’ Back Room Boys 1945

Feelin’ At Ease
Baby Dodds’ Jazz Four 1945

Walk On Down
Art Hodes Hot Seven 1945

Monday, November 16, 2015

Face the Music 11.19.15
Twelfth Fives or What You Will

Who Pumped the Wind in My Doughnut?
Washboard Sam 1935

Put It Where I Can Get It
Hociel Thomas with
Louis Armstrong’s Jazz Four 1925

Red Mountain Blues
Bessie Smith 1925

Blue Reefer Blues
Richard M. Jones’ Jazz Wizards 1935

Kentucky Home
Bunk Johnson’s Dance Band 1945

Blanche Touquatoux
Kid Ory’s Creole Jazz Band
vocal by Cecile Ory 1945

Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra 1925

She’s Crying For Me
New Orleans Rhythm Kings 1925

You Took Advantage of Me
Bunny Berigan & his Blue Boys 1935

On the Alamo
Wild Bill Davison & his Commodores 1945

Miff’s Blues
Miff Mole with Nick’s Dixieland Band 1945

These Foolish Things
Lester Young Quartet 1945

To a Wild Rose
Herman Chittison 1945

The Blue Danube
Pat Flowers 1945

20th Century Blues
Sir Charles Thompson & his All Stars 1945

Billie’s Bounce
Charlie Parker’s Reboppers 1945

Jim Dawgs
Ike Quebec All-Stars 1945

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Dizzy Gillespie
grabbed by 
Rubberlegs Williams 
behind the Apollo Theater

Monday, November 9, 2015

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie

Face the Music 11.12.15
Eleventh Elevation of Fives:
Special report on early modern jazz, 1945

What’s The Matter Now
I Want Every Bit Of It
That’s The Blues
4-F Blues
performed by Clyde Hart’s All-Stars
{with Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie 
Don Byas & Trummy Young}
backing blues shouter Rubberlegs Williams 1945

Dream of You
Seventh Avenue
Sorta Kinda
Ooh, Ooh, My, My, Ooh, Ooh
performed by the same group, billed as
James “Trummy” Young’s All-Stars 1945

D.B. Blues
Lester Young Quintet 1945

Ike Quebec All-Stars 1945

Don Byas Quartet 1945

Charlie Parker’s Reboppers 1945

Line Up
Lennie Tristano Trio 1955

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 1945

Coleman Hawkins & his Orchestra 1945

Flat Foot Floogie
Slim Gaillard with Bird & Diz 1945

Two Left Feet
Skip Hall & his Band 1945

Detroit Jump
Big Maceo & Tampa Red
with drummer Tyrell Dixon 1945

Monday, November 2, 2015

Face the Music 11.05.15
Tenth Fusillade of Fives

Money is King {calypso}
The Tiger 1935

Nothing but the Blues
Gene Gifford Orchestra
vocal by Wingy Manone 1935

Snag It
Bunk Johnson
& his New Orleans Band 1945

Jazz Me Blues
Irving Fazola
& his Dixielanders 1945

Meddlin’ with the Blues
Charlie Johnson’s Paradise Orchestra 1925

Hoosier Hot Shots 1935

My Best Girl
Waikiki Hawaiian Trio 1925

Unfortunate Blues
Boston Orchestra – London 1925

Bert Williams 1915

Ritual Fire Dance
{by Manuel de Falla}
Larry Adler
{mouth organ virtuoso} – London 1935

Lullabye of Broadway
Harry Roy – “The King of Hot-Cha”
& his Orchestra – London 1935

Oriental Hora
Yiddish Swingtette 1955

Red Velvet
Joe Venuti & Russ Morgan 1935

You Fit into the Picture
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

Everything’s Been Done Before
Al Bowlly with Ray Noble’s Orchestra
London 1935

Why Shouldn’t I?
Flip Philips Hiptet 1945

Stompin’ at the Savoy
Gene Krupa & his Orchestra 1945

Blue Skies
Count Basie & his Orchestra 1945