A Sampler of Decca Jazz (1927-1949)
by Various Artists
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- Released: January 16, 1990
- Originally Released: 1990
- Label: MCA Records
- 1.One O'Clock Jump - Count Basie
- 2.Black and Tan Fantasy - Duke Ellington
- 3.When the Saints Go Marching In - Louis Armstrong
- 4.Get Happy - Art Tatum
- 5.Melancholy - Johnny Dodds
- 6.Lover Man - Billie Holiday
- 7.Woodchopper's Ball - Woody Herman
- 8.I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles - Charlie Ventura
- 9.Perdido Street Blues - Louis Armstrong
- 10.Boogie Woogie - Count Basie
- 11.The Mooche - Duke Ellington
- 12.Stardust - Lionel Hampton
- 13.If I Had You - Charlie Ventura
- 14.Don't Explain - Billie Holiday
- 15.(Back Home Again In) Indiana - Art Tatum
- 16.Come on and See Me - Johnny Dodds
Personnel: Louis Armstrong (vocals, trumpet, cornet); Roy Kral (vocals, piano); Jackie Cain, Jimmy Rushing, Billie Holiday (vocals); Specs Powell (guitar, drums); Freddie Green, Hy White, Lee Blair, Tiny Grimes, Barney Kessel, Bernard Addison, Carl Kress, Johnny Blowers (guitar); Fred Guy, Bud Scott (banjo); Sidney Bechet (clarinet, soprano saxophone); Herschel Evans, Lester Young (clarinet, tenor saxophone); Johnny Dodds, Woody Herman (clarinet); Barney Bigard (reeds, tenor saxophone); Rupert Cole, Bingie Madison, Harry Carney, Henry Holmes, Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (reeds); Jack Washington (alto saxophone, baritone saxophone); Boots Mussulli, Ray Hopfner, Earle Warren, Caughey Roberts, Jack Cressey, Willie Smith, Bill Stegmeyer, Hymie Schertzer (alto saxophone); Charlie Ventura (tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone); Paul Ricci, Corky Corcoran, Larry Binyon, Pete Johns, Saxie Mansfield, Armand Camgros, Hank Ross (tenor saxophone); Stanley Webb (baritone saxophone); Clarence Willard, Edward Lewis, Bob Moore , Mac Macquordale, Steady Nelson, Russ Case, Arthur Whetsol, Shelton Hemphill, Louis Metcalf, Bubber Miley, Buck Clayton, Charlie Shavers (trumpet); George Mitchell, Natty Dominique (cornet); Joe Bishop (flugelhorn); Roy Palmer, John Thomas , Neal Reid, J.C. Higginbotham, George Hunt, Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton, Bennie Green , Dan Minor, Claude Jones (trombone); Mark Shaw (tuba); Count Basie, Charlie Alexander , Duke Ellington, Tommy Linehan, Dave Bowman , Luis Russell, Sammy Benskin, Art Tatum, Tommy Todd, Earl Hines (piano); Lionel Hampton (vibraphone); Frank Carlson, Jo Jones , Lee Young, Paul Barbarin, Sonny Greer, Baby Dodds, Zutty Singleton, Ed Shaughnessy (drums).
Liner Note Author: Stanley Crouch.
Recording information: 1927-1949.
Unknown Contributor Role: Andy McKaie.
Arrangers: Luis Russell; Tutti Camarata; Buster Smith .
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