The 100 Best Jazz Tunes of the 1950's (8-CD)
by Various Artists

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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 8
  • Released: May 3, 2011
  • Originally Released: 2011
  • Label: Chrome Dreams

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10 HOURS OF JAZZ FROM THE GENRE'S MOST EXPLOSIVE DECADE 8 DISCS IN A DELUXE BOX, ALL WITH INNER MINI LP BAGS, 64 PAGE, FULLY ILLUSTRATED BOOKLET (w. extensive notes, detailing each track, by world renowned Jazz critic Charles Waring), & EVERY TRACK FULLY REMASTERED - ALL PRICED VERY COMPETITIVELY. All the biggest names from jazz history are featured here - from early pioneers like Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and Count Basie to modern jazz pathfinders represented by Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, Charles Mingus, John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman.

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Bloomdido
  • 2.Subconscious Lee
  • 3.Bouncing With Bud
  • 4.My Funny Valentine - Gerry Mulligan - (featuring Chet Baker)
  • 5.The Surrey With the Fringe On Top
  • 6.Au Privave
  • 7.Straight No Chaser
  • 8.Lullaby of Birdland
  • 9.Almost Like Being in Love
  • 10.Black Coffee
  • 11.Nuages - Django Reinhardt
  • 12.Django - The Modern Jazz Quartet
  • 13.Walkin'
  • 14.Caravan
  • 15.If There's Someone Lovelier Than You
  • 16.On the Sunny Side of the Street
  • 17.Lover Man
  • 18.Joy Spring - (featuring Max Roach)

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Doodlin' - (featuring The Jazz Messengers)
  • 2.Confirmation
  • 3.Afrodisia
  • 4.New Rhumba
  • 5.Round Midnight
  • 6.Misty
  • 7.St. Thomas
  • 8.Blue Monk
  • 9.The Champ
  • 10.I Was Doing All Right
  • 11.Avila and Tequila - Hank Mobley
  • 12.Guarachi Guaro
  • 13.April in Paris
  • 14.Route 66
  • 15.Have You Met Miss Jones - Ben Webster

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.Senor Blues
  • 2.I Remember Clifford
  • 3.Mack the Knife
  • 4.The Kid From Red Bank
  • 5.The Maids of Cadiz
  • 6.Blue Train
  • 7.Funk in a Deep Freeze
  • 8.I Want to Be Happy' - Stan Getz
  • 9.Birk's Works
  • 10.They Say it's Spring
  • 11.Russian Lullaby - John Coltrane
  • 12.Well You Needn't
  • 13.One O'Clock Jump

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.Line for Lyons - Lambert, Hendricks & Ross - (featuring Paul Desmond)
  • 2.Playful Flute
  • 3.Billie's Bounce
  • 4.Come Fly With Me
  • 5.Haitian Fight Song
  • 6.Soulville
  • 7.Dial "S" for Sonny
  • 8.I'll Close My Eyes - Kenny Burrell
  • 9.'S Wonderful / They Can't Take That Away From Me
  • 10.You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To
  • 11.Farmer's Market
  • 12.Landslide - Curtis Counce Group

Tracks on Disc 5:

  • 1.Whisper Not
  • 2.My Baby Just Cares for Me
  • 3.Stockholm Sweetnin'
  • 4.Dawn Ray
  • 5.Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue - Duke Ellington
  • 6.Poinciana - Ahmad Jamal Trio
  • 7.Summertime
  • 8.Milestones
  • 9.Way Out West
  • 10.Autumn Leaves

Tracks on Disc 6:

  • 1.Moanin'
  • 2.Hip Strut
  • 3.Do it the Hard Way - Chet Baker
  • 4.Cherokee
  • 5.Let's Face the Music & Dance
  • 6.Ginza Samba - Cal Tjader
  • 7.In the Wee Small Hours
  • 8.You've Changed
  • 9.Night We Called it a Day, The - Chris Connor
  • 10.Along Came Betty
  • 11.Cheek to Cheek
  • 12.Peace Piece
  • 13.It Ain't Necessarily So

Tracks on Disc 7:

  • 1.Cool Struttin'
  • 2.The Sermon
  • 3.Here I Am - Donald Byrd
  • 4.Let the Good Times Roll
  • 5.Better Git it In Your Soul
  • 6.Manhattan - George Russell
  • 7.What a Difference a Day Made
  • 8.The End of a Love Affair
  • 9.Polka Dots & Moonbeams - Chet Baker

Tracks on Disc 8:

  • 1.So What
  • 2.Lonely Woman
  • 3.Take Five - The Dave Brubeck Quartet
  • 4.Keep it Moving
  • 5.Ramblin'
  • 6.Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
  • 7.Blue In Green
  • 8.Naima
  • 9.Blue Rondo a La Turk - Dave Brubeck / The Dave Brubeck Quartet
  • 10.Giant Steps

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