Various - Ultimate Guide To The History Of Jazz: 6CD Box Set Now £3.99 Delivered @ HMV - HotUKDeals
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Disc One - The Early Days
* 1. Tiger Rag-Original Dixieland Jazz Band
* 2. Keep Off The Grass-James P. Johnson
* 3. Snake Rag-King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
* 4. Wild Cat Blues-Clarence Williams' Blues Five
* 5. The One I Love Belongs To Sombody Else-Cook's Dreamland Orchestra
* 6. Shanghai Shuffle-Fletcher Henderson
* 7. Grandpa's Spells-Jelly Roll Morton
* 8. Stomp Time Blues-Jasper Taylor
* 9. Clarinet Marmalade-Frankie Trumbauer
* 10. Singin' The Blues-Frankie Trumbauer
* 11. Back Water Blues-Bessie Smith
* 12. Wild Man Blues-Louis Armstrong
* 13. Potato Head Blues-Louis Armstrong
* 14. Creole Love Call-Duke Ellington
* 15. Black And Tan Fantasy-Duke Ellington
* 16. Lonely Melody-Paul Whiteman
* 17. Sugar-Paul Whiteman
* 18. Kansas City Stomps-Jelly Roll Morton
* 19. West End Blues-Louis Armstrong
* 20. The Mooch-Duke Ellington
* 21. Mahogany Hall Stomp-Louis Armstrong
* 22. Blue Devil Blues-Walter Paige's Blue Devils
* 23. St Louis Blues-Louis Armstrong
* 24. Sugar Foot Stomp-Fletcher Henderson
* 25. Lazy River-Louis Armstrong

Disc Two - The Big Band Years

* 1. Stardust-Louis Armstrong
* 2. It Don't Mean A Thing-Duke Ellington
* 3. Moten Swing-Bennie Moten
* 4. Sophisticated Lady-Duke Ellington
* 5. Down South Camp Meeting-Fletcher Henderson
* 6. Rock And Rye-Earl Hines
* 7. Blue Skies-Benny Goodman
* 8. King Porter Stomp-Benny Goodman
* 9. Sing Me A Swing Song-Ella Fitzgerald
* 10. Organ Grinder's Swing-Jimmie Lunceford
* 11. Who?-Benny Goodman
* 12. Shoe Shine Boy-Jones - Smith Incorporated
* 13. Shine-Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France
* 14. Stompin' At The Savoy-Benny Goodman
* 15. Song Of India-Tommy Dorsey
* 16. Caravan-Duke Ellington
* 17. One O'Clock Jump-Count Basie
* 18. Harlem Congo-Chick Webb
* 19. J' Attendrai-Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli
* 20. Little Joe From Chicago-Andy Kirk
* 21. Sent For You Yesterday-Count Basie
* 22. Don't Be That Way-Benny Goodman
* 23. I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart-Duke Ellington
* 24. A-Tisket , A-Tasket-Ella Fitzgerald
* 25. When The Saints Go Marching In-Louis Armstrong

Disc Three - The Swing Era

* 1. Begin The Beguine-Artie Shaw
* 2. Prelude To A Kiss-Duke Ellington
* 3. Jumpin' At The Woodside-Count Basie
* 4. Finger Buster-Willie ' The Lion ' Smith
* 5. Grand Terrace Shuffle-Earl Hines
* 6. Cherokee-Charlie Barnet
* 7. In The Mood-Glenn Miller
* 8. Lester Leaps In-Count Basie
* 9. Body And Soul-Coleman Hawkins
* 10. Your Feet's Too Big-Fats Waller
* 11. Bouncing With Bean-Coleman Hawkins
* 12. Grand Slam-Benny Goodman
* 13. Cotton Tail-Duke Ellington
* 14. Perdido Street Blues-Louis Armstrong
* 15. Day Dream-Johnny Hodges
* 16. Baby Dear-Mary Lou Williams
* 17. On The Alamo-Benny Goodman
* 18. Drum Boogie-Gene Krupa
* 19. Take The 'A' Train-Duke Ellington
* 20. Swingmatism-Jay McShann
* 21. God Bless The Child-Billie Holiday
* 22. Solitude-Billie Holiday
* 23. I'm Coming Virginia-Sidney Bechet
* 24. American Patrol-Glenn Miller
* 25. I've Got A Gal In Kalamazoo-Glenn Miller

Disc Four - The Be-Bop Revolution

* 1. Gut Stomp-James P. Johnson
* 2. I Got Rhythm-Art Tatum Trio
* 3. Midnight Symphony-Lester Young
* 4. Blue 'N' Boogie-Dizzy Gillespie
* 5. Strange Fruit-Billie Holiday
* 6. Groovin' High-Dizzy Gillespie
* 7. Dizzy Atmosphere-Dizzy Gillespie
* 8. Summertime-Artie Shaw
* 9. Salt Peanuts-Dizzy Gillespie
* 10. Lover Man-Sarah Vaughan
* 11. Hot House-Dizzy Gillespie
* 12. Ko-Ko-Charlie Parker
* 13. Yardbird Suite-Charlie Parker
* 14. Oop Bop Sh'bam-Dizzy Gillespie
* 15. Bebop-Howard McGhee Quintet
* 16. Bebop In Pastel-Bud Powell
* 17. Lady be Good-Ella Fitzgerald
* 18. Rockin' Chair-Louis Armstrong
* 19. Bird Of Paradise-Charlie Parker
* 20. Embraceable You-Charlie Parker
* 21. Fats Blows-Fats Navarro
* 22. Manteca-Dizzy Gillespie
* 23. Epistrophy-Thelonious Monk
* 24. Boplicity-Miles Davis
* 25. Indiana-Dave Brubeck Trio

Disc Five - Modernism And More

* 1. Intuition-Lennie Tristano Sextet
* 2. Digression-Lennie Tristano Sextet
* 3. Dance Of The Infidels-Bud Powell Quintet
* 4. Bouncing With Bud-Bud Powell Quintet
* 5. New Orleans Function-Louis Armstrong
* 6. Lo-Flame-Howard McGhee Sextet
* 7. Moon Dreams-Miles Davis
* 8. I Want To Be Happy-Sonny Stitt Quartet
* 9. How High The Moon-Dave Brubeck Trio
* 10. Ezz-Thetic-Lee Konitz Sextet
* 11. Polka Dot-George Wallington Trio
* 12. Back Home Blues-Charlie Parker Quintet
* 13. Dynaflow-Stan Kenton
* 14. Troublant Bolero-Django Reinhardt
* 15. Nuits De Saint-Germain Des Pres-Django Reinhardt
* 16. Cosmic Rays-Charlie Parker Quintet
* 17. Walkin' Shoes-Gerry Mulligan Quartet
* 18. Willow Weep For Me-Billie Holiday
* 19. Cherry-Gerry Mulligan Quartet
* 20. C.T.A.-Miles Davis Sextet
* 21. Tenderly-Oscar Peterson Trio
* 22. Turnpike-J.J. Johnson Sextet

Disc Six - Progression And Retrospection

* 1. Get Happy-J.J. Johnson Sextet
* 2. Brown Skins-Gigi Gryce
* 3. An Empty Ballroom-Ella Fitzgerald
* 4. Stockholm Sweetnin'-Clifford Brown & Art Farmer
* 5. Lover Come Back To Me-Clifford Brown & Art Farmer
* 6. I Can Dream Can't I?-Clifford Brown Quartet
* 7. Come Rain Or Come Shine-Clifford Brown Quartet
* 8. Cool Eyes-Dizzy Gillespie
* 9. Blues Mood-Kenny Clarke Sextet
* 10. They Can't Take That Away From Me-Sarah Vaughan
* 11. Dot's Groovy-Chet Barker Sextet
* 12. My Funny Valentine-Chet Barker Quartet
* 13. Evening Sound-Dizzy Gillespie
* 14. That Old Black Magic-Ella Fitzgerald
* 15. I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm-Billie Holiday
* 16. The Theme-Miles Davis Quartet
* 17. I Married An Angel-Kenny Clarke Quintet
* 18. Essence Of Jazz-Coleman Hawkins
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#1
Flippin' Eck Boz, you're like my personal music guru! Last time it was the disc for my Mum from my son, now it's a mothers day special! I'll add some heat and wait for your next awesome find, thanks honey!;)
#2
a mate - another fab find (_;)
#3
Hmmm nice
#4
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Hot - and "Jazz Library" weekly on Saturday afternoons on Radio 3 gives you the ultimate guide for CDs to buy. It's on BBC iplayer. AND IS FREE!
1 Like #6
This would make a great present for my dad, real jazz lover.
#7
Anyone know what the sound quality/recording is like?

Cheers.
1 Like #8
Will vary according to when the tracks were recorded. Disc 1 for instance will be quite scratchy, but remastered as far as possible. None of the tracks on any of the discs appear to be very recent.
#9
I fear Jazz.
#10
Ordered
#11
Ordered, thanks to op!
#12
Cool Man
#13
Ordered. Many thanks.
#14
Just slapped a jazz club youtube link on my facebook page, cos... y'know.
#15
Fantastic bargain, many thanks.
Can you find a good price for 'Ethel the Aardvark Goes Quantity Surveying' perchance?
#16
Awesome

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