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Rough Guide To The Roots Of Jazz

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Black LP

Released: 10th Sep 2021


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Seminal recordings by trailblazing jazz artists who paved the way for what has become a global phenomenon.

Includes the instrumental brilliance of soloists including Eddie Lang, Bix Beiderbecke and Earl Hines. Following on from the success of other American roots titles in the Rough Guide range, ‘The Rough Guide to the Roots of Jazz’ is the perfect overview of the emerging styles and key performers of early jazz on one album.

Rough Guide To The Roots Of Jazz


  1. King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band - Dippermouth Blues
  2. Eddie Lang - Eddie’s Twister
  3. Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers - Doctor Jazz
  4. Earl Hines - I Ain’t Got Nobody And Nobody Cares For Me
  5. Freddie Keppard’s Jazz Cardinals - Salty Dog
  6. Frankie Trumbauer and his Orchestra - Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
  7. Duke Ellington and his Orchestra - Black And Tan Fantasy
  8. Louis Armstrong Orchestra - Muggles
  9. Original Dixieland Jazz Band - Tiger Rag
  10. James P. Johnson - Carolina Shout
  11. Bix Beiderbecke and his Gang - Ol’ Man River
  12. New Orleans Rhythm Kings - Bugle Call Blues
  13. Fats Waller - Muscle Shoals Blues
  14. Fletcher Henderson and his Orchestra - The Stampede