Monday, February 29, 2016

Face the Music 3.03.16:
“Everybody and You”

Yaaka Hula Hickey Dula
Ciro’s Club Coon Orchestra 1916

Lots O’Mama
Frank E. Ward Orchestra 1924

Mr. Jelly Lord
New Orleans Rhythm Kings with
Jelly Roll Morton 1923

Muscle Shoals Blues
Bennie Moten’s
Kansas City Orchestra 1926

Mississippi Shivers
Sidney Williams piano solo 1927

Dusty Bottom Blues
Richard M. Jones Jazz Wizards 1926

Honky Tonk Music No.2
Jelly Roll Morton piano solo 1938

Kentucky Stomp
The Dixie Four 1928

Percolatin’ Blues
{Lemuel} Fowler’s Favorites 1927

Doin’ the New Low Down
Bill Bojangles Robinson with
Duke Ellington’s Orchestra 1929

Everybody and You
Princeton Triangle Jazz Band 1928

Tea for Two
Tut Soper & Baby Dodds
piano & drum duet 1944

Carolina Bound
The Five Harmaniacs 1926

Barrelhouse Breakdown
Pete Johnson Blues Trio 1939

Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1939

Limehouse Blues
Sidney Bechet & his
New Orleans Feetwarmers 1941

Hawkins’ Barrelhouse
Coleman Hawkins & his Orchestra 1943

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Duke Ellington & the Washingtonians

Face the Music 2.25.16

Henderson Stomp
Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra
with Tommy Ladnier
Coleman Hawkins & Fats Waller 1926

Just Gone
King Oliver & his Creole Jazz Band 1923

The Mess
Thomas Morris & his Seven Hot Babies 1927

You Can’t Do What My Last Man Did
James P. Johnson piano solo 1923

Lost Your Head Blues
Bessie Smith 1926

Stack O’Lee Blues
The Washingtonians 1928

Kansas City Man Blues
Sidney Bechet with
Bob Wilber’s Wildcats 1947

One O’Clock Jump
Sidney Bechet & his
New Orleans Feetwarmers
with Kenny “Klook” Clarke 1940

Beale Street Blues
Cliff Jackson piano solo 1961

Penn Beach Blues
Joe Venuti’s Blue Four 1928

Frankie and Johnny
Fats Waller piano and vocal 1939

Rose Room
Albert Nicholas-Art Hodes Quartet 1959

Coleman Hawkins Quartet 1944

Mr. Freddie Blues
Art Tatum piano solo
living room recording session 1950

Just You, Just Me
Lester Young Quartet
With Slam Stewart,
Johnny Guarnieri
& Sidney Catlett 1943

If Dreams Come True
Billie Holiday & Lester Young 1938

I Want To Be Happy
Lester Young Trio with
Nat King Cole at the piano 1946

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Face the Music 2.18.16

You’ve Got to be Modernistic
Jimmy Johnson & his Orchestra 1929

Bouncing Around
Piron’s New Orleans Orchestra 1923

Play That Thing
Ollie Powers’ Harmony Syncopators 1923

Steady Roll
Jelly Roll Morton’s Stomps Kings 1924

Stockyards Strut
Freddie Keppard’s Jazz Cardinals 1926

Hot Potatoes
Blind Blake with Johnny Dodds 1928

Atlanta Rag
Cow Cow Davenport 1929

I’m a Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas
Louis Armstrong & his
Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra 1930

Down Home in Kentucky
Frankie Half Pint Jaxon with
Punch’s Delegates of Pleasure 1929

Jazz Battle
Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces 1929

Daybreak Express
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra 1933

Tidal Wave
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra 1934

Onyx Hop
Frankie Newton & his Uptown Serenaders 1937

One in a Million
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1936

Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra 1940

Mop Mop
John Kirby & his Orchestra 1945

Jumpin’ at the Woodside
Lester Young Sextet
with Roy Haynes1947

Victory Stride
{James P Johnson 1944}
Marin Alsop & the Concordia Orchestra 1994

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Face the Music 2.11.16

Smoked Meat Blues
Richard M. Jones Jazz Wizards 1927

Barbecue Blues
Watson’s Pullman Porters 1927

Boogie Rag
Wilbur Sweatman & his Jass Band 1917

Jazzing Around
Eubie Blake Trio 1917

Down Home Blues
Eubie Blake player piano roll 1921

Tin Roof Blues
New Orleans Rhythm Kings 1923

Harmony Blues
Preston Jackson & his Uptown Band 1926

Harmony Blues
Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra 1926

12th Street Rag
played by the guy who wrote it, Eudie L. Bowman 1928

Ballin’ the Jack
Salty Dog Four 1930

Goin’ Nuts
Six Jolly Jesters {Duke Ellington’s Orchestra} 1930

Pass the Jug
Frank Melrose 1929

Avenue Strut
Herve Duerson 1929

J.P. Boogie
James P. Johnson 1943

Up Jumped You With Love
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1942

Pantin’ in the Panther Room
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1941

McShann Bounce
Jay McShann Quartet 1947

Hot Biscuits
Jay Mc Shann Septet 1948

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Face the Music 2.04.16 - Vinyl Jeopardy

A Monday Date
Louis Armstrong & his Hot Five 1928

The World is Waiting for the Sunrise
Jack Teagarden’s Big Eight 1940

Up the Lazy River
Bechet-Spanier Big Four 1940

Wabash Blues
Donald Lambert piano solo 1962

Black Beauty
Duke Ellington’s Washingtonians 1928

Diga Diga Doo
The Mills Brothers with
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra 1932

I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
Sam Wooding & his Orchestra
in Barcelona, Spain 1929

Because My Baby Don’t Mean Maybe Now
Bing Crosby & Bix Beiderbecke with
Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra 1928

I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
Fats Waller – rare live broadcast performance

Swingin’ With Mezz
Mezz Mezzrow live in Paris 1953
featuring saxophonist Eugene Honeybear Sedric

The G Man Got the T Man and Gone
C.P. Johnson & Band 1945

Sittin’ In
Chu Berry’s Little Jazz Ensemble 1938
featuring Clyde Hart and Roy Eldridge

Little Jazz
Roy Eldridge with Artie Shaw & his Orchestra 1945

Blues in the Closet
James Moody & his Band 1954

Limehouse Blues
Joe Venuti, Curley Chalker,
Eldon Shamblin & Jethro Burns 1977