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The Complete History Of Jazz 1899-1959

proper box



4cd

Released: 27th Oct 2017

£9.99


an essential place to start for anyone looking to understand such a broad and fascinating genre, and wanting to learn which aspects of it are for them.

Compiled and annotated by Joop Visser (an acknowledged Jazz historian so trust him, okay?), this comprises a whopping 89 tracks across 4 CDs with a 32-page booklet. A galaxy of innovators tells this History Of Jazz, from its earliest beginnings in a bygone century, through its many transitions, taking in Ragtime, Swing, BeBop, Hard Bop and Free Jazz, and other strains throughout the development of this vital music. The cast list includes the greatest musical magicians of the 20th century, people that created and developed this ever-changing music. 

The Complete History Of Jazz 1899-1959

Tracklist

  1. Scott Joplin - Maple Leaf Rag
  2. Original Dixieland Jazz Band - Tiger Rag
  3. Kid Ory’s Sunshine Orchestra - Ory’s Creole Trombone
  4. King Oliver - Dippermouth Blues
  5. New Orleans Rhythm Kings - Tin Roof Blues
  6. Clarence Williams Blue Five - Wild Cat Blues
  7. Andrew Hilaire (Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers) - Black Bottom Stomp
  8. Russell’s Hot Six - 29th And Dearborn
  9. Louis Armstrong - Potato Head Blues
  10. Baby Dodds (Jelly Roll Morton) - Wolverine Blues
  11. Jimmy Noone’s Apex Club Orchestra - Apex Blues
  12. Bunk Johnson’s Street Paraders - Make Me A Pallet On The Floor
  13. Bessie Smith - Backwater Blues
  14. Frankie Trumbauer And His Orchestra - Singing The Blues
  15. Bix Beiderbecke and his Gang - Since My Best Gal Turned Me Down
  16. Joe Venuti’s Blue Four - A Mug Of Ale
  17. The Chicago Rhythm Kings - I’ve Found A New Baby
  18. Fats Waller - Handful Of Keys
  19. The Louisiana Rhythm Kings - Basin Street Blues
  20. Don Redman And His Orchestra - Chant Of The Weed
  21. Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra - Toby
  22. Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra - Down South Camp Meeting
  23. Red Allen - Coleman Hawkins - Jamaica Shout
  24. Benny Carter - Devil’s Holiday
  25. Eddie Condon and his Orchestra - The Eel
  26.  
  27. Chick Webb’s Savoy Orchestra - Stomping At The Savoy
  28. Art Tatum - Liza
  29. Ben Thigpen (Andy Kirk & His Clouds Of Joy) - Walkin’ & Swingin’
  30. Count Basie - One O’Clock Jump
  31. Billie Holiday - This Year’s Kisses
  32. Tommy Dorsey - I’m Getting Sentimental Over You
  33. Jimmie Lunceford And His Orchestra - For Dancers Only
  34. Bunny Berigan And His Orchestra - I Can’t Get Started
  35. Teddy Wilson - Rosetta
  36. Bob Crosby And His Orchestra - South Rampart Street Parade
  37. Benny Goodman & His Orchestra - Don’t Be That Way
  38. Cab Calloway - At The Clambake Carnival
  39. Chu Berry “Little Jazz” Ensemble - Forty Six West Fifty Two
  40. Johnny Hodges - Jeep’s Blues
  41. Harry James And The Boogie Woogie Trio - Woo Woo
  42. Pee Wee Russell’s Rhythmakers - Dinah
  43. Coleman Hawkins and his Orchestra - Body And Soul
  44. Duke Ellington - Ko-Ko
  45. Charlie Christian - Wholly Cats
  46. Jack Teagarden’s Big Eight - Shine
  47. Glenn Miller - In The Mood
  48. Django Reinhardt - Nuages
  49. Artie Shaw - Stardust
  50. Gene Krupa - Let Me Off Uptown
  51. Lionel Hampton - Flying Home
  52.  
  53. Lester Young - Sometimes I’m Happy
  54. Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra - Blowing The Blues Away
  55. Dizzy Gillespie All Stars - Good Bait
  56. J.C. Heard (Red Norvo & His Selected Sextet) - Congo Blues
  57. Charlie Parker’s Reboppers - Ko-Ko
  58. Don Byas - Super Session
  59. Jay Jay Johnson’s Beboppers - Jay Bird
  60. The Beboboys - Webb City
  61. Bud Powell Trio - Indiana
  62. Chuck Thompson (Dexter Gordon Quintet) - The Chase
  63. Claude Thornhill & His Orchestra - Thrivin’ On A Riff
  64. Tiny Kahn (Red Rodney’s Be-Boppers) - All God’s Children Got Rhythm
  65. Ella Fitzgerald - How High The Moon
  66. Fats Navarro - Nostalgia
  67. Shadow Wilson (Leo Parker’s All Stars) Wee Dot (Johnson) Take - Wee Dot
  68. Don Lamond (Woody Herman & His Orchestra) - Four Brothers
  69. Thelonious Monk - Misterioso
  70. Kenny Clarke & (The Tadd Dameron Sextet) - Lady Bird
  71. James Moody’s Modernists - Tin Tin Deo
  72. Lennie Tristano - Wow
  73. George Shearing - Conception
  74. Charlie Ventura - East Of Suez
  75.  
  76. Shorty Rogers - Over The Rainbow
  77. Stan Getz - The Song Is You
  78. Gerry Mulligan - Bernie’s Tune
  79. Stan Kenton And His Orchestra - Young Blood
  80. Chet Baker - Look For The Silver Lining
  81. Sarah Vaughan - Shulie A Bop
  82. Clifford Brown - Daahoud
  83. Ben Webster
  84. Art Tatum Quartet - Night And Day
  85. Horace Silver - The Preacher
  86. Sonny Rollins - St. Thomas
  87. Miles Davis - Round About Midnight
  88. Art Pepper - Straight Life
  89. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Moanin’
  90. Ornette Coleman - The Blessing
  91. John Coltrane - Giant Steps
  92. Dave Brubeck - Take Five
  93. Charles Mingus - Goodbye Pork Pie Hat