The Smithsonian Collection Of Classic Jazz - 1938-1964 Definative Jazz Compilation 7LP Boxset

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The Smithsonian Collection Of Classic Jazz
Label:
Smithsonian Collection ‎– P6 11891
Format:
6 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Stereo

The back of the box jacket lists the main name on each track,

6 LP Box Set

Records are VG+ VG++ ( listen)

Cover has tape on corner VG+ ( see pic)

no booklet

Country:
US
Released:
1973
Genre:
Jazz
Style:
Bop, Dixieland, Free Jazz, Big Band, Modal, Swing, Hard Bop, Ragtime

Tracklist

A1 Scott Joplin - Maple Leaf Rag
Written-By, Piano – Scott Joplin
3:16
A2 Jelly Roll Morton - Maple Leaf Rag
Piano – Jelly Roll Morton
Written-By – Scott Joplin
2:37
A3 Robert Johnson - Hellhound On My Trail
Written-By, Vocals, Guitar – Robert Johnson
2:39
A4 –Bessie Smith - St. Louis Blues
Cornet – Louis Armstrong
Organ [Reed] – Fred Longshaw
Vocals – Bessie Smith
3:12
A5 Bessie Smith - Lost Your Head Blues
Cornet – Joe Smith (3)
Piano – Fletcher Henderson
Written-By, Vocals – Bessie Smith
2:57
A6 King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band - Dippermouth Blues
Banjo, Vocals [Break] – Bud Scott
Clarinet – Johnny Dodds
Cornet – King Oliver, Louis Armstrong
Drums – Baby Dodds
Piano – Lil Hardin*
Trombone – Honoré Dutrey*
2:23
A7 –Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers - Grandpa's Spells
2:55
A8 –Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers Dead Man Blues
3:00

 

B1 Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers - Black Bottom Stomp
3:14
B2 The Red Onion Jazz Babies - Cake Walking Babies (From Home)
Banjo – Buddy Christian
Cornet – Louis Armstrong
Piano – Clarence Williams
Soprano Saxophone – Sidney Bechet
Trombone – Charlie Irvis
Vocals – Alberta Hunter, Clarence Todd
3:28
B3 Sidney Bechet And His Blue Note Jazzmen - Blue Horizon
4:26
B4 –James P. Johnson - Carolina Shout
2:47
B5 Louis Armstrong And His Hot Five* - Struttin' With Some Barbeque
3:04
B6 Louis Armstrong And His Hot Seven - S.O.L. Blues (Excerpt)
1:05
B7 Louis Armstrong And His Hot Seven - Potato Head Blues (Excerpt)
1:14
B8 Louis Armstrong And His Hot Five - Hotter Than That
3:02
B9 Louis Armstrong And His Hot Five - West End Blues
3:17

 

C1 Louis Armstrong And Earl Hines - Weather Bird
2:46
C2 Louis Armstrong And His Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra - Sweethearts On Parade
Trumpet, Vocals – Louis Armstrong
3:15
C3 Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra - I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
2:59
C4 Frankie Trumbauer And His Orchestra - Riverboat Shuffle
Alto Saxophone – Ernest "Red" Ingle*
Banjo, Guitar – Eddie Lang
Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone – Don Murray (2)
Cornet – Bix Beiderbecke
Drums – Chaunsey Morehouse*
Piano – Itzy Riskin*
Saxophone [C-Melody] – Frankie Trumbauer
Trombone – Bill Rank
Written-By – Hoagy Carmichael, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish
3:15
C5 Frankie Trumbauer And His Orchestra - Singin' The Blues
3:03
C6 Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra - The Stampede
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Coleman Hawkins
Written-By, Piano – Fletcher Henderson
3:18
C7 Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra - Wrappin' It Up
Tenor Saxophone – Ben Webster
2:48
C8 Benny Moten's Kansas City Orchestra - Moten Swing
Piano – Count Basie
Tenor Saxophone – Ben Webster
3:26

 

D1 Fats Waller -I Ain't Got Nobody
3:09
D2 Meade "Lux" Lewis - Honky Tonk Train
3:01
D3 –Benny Goodman Trio - Body And Soul
3:30
D4 –Coleman Hawkins And His Orchestra - Body And Soul
3:03
D5 Coleman Hawkins Quartet - The Man I Love
Bass – Oscar Pettiford
Drums – Shelly Manne
5:10
D6 Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra - He's Funny That Way
Tenor Saxophone – Lester Young
Trumpet – Buck Clayton
Vocals – Billie Holiday
2:41
D7 –Billie Holiday And Eddie Heywood And His Orchestra - All Of Me
Tenor Saxophone – Lester Young
Vocals – Billie Holiday
2:59
D8 Ella Fitzgerald - You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
2:56
E1 Art Tatum - Willow Weep For Me
2:58
E2 Art Tatum - Too Marvelous For Words
Piano – Art Tatum
2:25

 

 

E3 Jimmie Lunceford And His Orchestra - Lunceford Special
2:51
E4 Gene Krupa And His Orchestra - Rockin' Chair
3:02
E5 Roy Eldridge And Benny Carter - I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me (Excerpt)
3:03
E6 Lionel Hampton - When Lights Are Low
2:15
E7 Count Basie And His Orchestra - Doggin' Around
2:57
E8 –Count Basie - Taxi War Dance
2:55

 

 

F1 Count Basie's Kansas City Seven - Lester Leaps In
3:14
F2 –Benny Goodman Sextet - I Found A New Baby
2:57
F3 –Benny Goodman Sextet - Charlie Christian Blues Sequence (From Breakfast Feud)
Electric Guitar – Charlie Christian
2:24
F4 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra - East St. Louis Toodle-Oo
3:38
F5 –Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra - New East St. Louis Toodle-Oo
3:04
F6 –Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra - Creole Rhapsody
6:00
F7 –Duke Ellington And His Orchestra -Harlem Air Shaft
Alto Saxophone – Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwicke*
Baritone Saxophone – Harry Carney
Bass – Jimmy Blanton
Written-By, Piano – Duke Ellington
3:00
F8 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra - Concerto For Cootie
Tenor Saxophone – Ben Webster
Trumpet – Cootie Williams, Wallace Jones
Valve Trombone – Juan Tizol
3:22

 

 

G1 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra - In A Mellotone
Alto Saxophone – Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwicke*
Baritone Saxophone – Harry Carney
Bass – Jimmy Blanton
Tenor Saxophone – Ben Webster
Trumpet – Cootie Williams, Wallace Jones
Valve Trombone – Juan Tizol
Written-By, Piano – Duke Ellington
3:19
G2 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra - Ko-Ko
Alto Saxophone – Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwicke*
Bass – Jimmy Blanton
Tenor Saxophone – Ben Webster
2:42
G3 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra - Blue Serge
3:22
G4 Don Byas - I Got Rhythm
Bass – Slam Stewart
Tenor Saxophone – Don Byas
5:07
G5 –Dizzy Gillespie Sextet - I Can't Get Started
Bass – Oscar Pettiford
Drums – Shelly Manne
Trumpet – Dizzy Gillespie
3:08
G6 –Dizzy Gillespie's All Star Quintet - Shaw 'Nuff
Alto Saxophone – Charlie Parker
Trumpet – Dizzy Gillespie
2:57
G7 Charlie Parker's Re-Boppers - KoKo
Bass – Curley Russell*
Drums – Max Roach
Trumpet, Piano – Dizzy Gillespie
Written-By, Alto Saxophone – Charlie Parker
2:57
G8 –Charlie Parker- Embraceable You
2:14
G9 –Charlie Parker - Embraceable You (Alternate Version)
2:01

 

 

H1 –Charlie Parker Quintet - Klacktoveedsedsteen
Bass – Tommy Potter
Drums – Max Roach
Piano – Duke Jordan
Trumpet – MIles Davis
Written-By, Alto Saxophone – Charlie Parker
3:02
H2 –Charlie Parker Sextet - Little Benny
3:30
H3 –Charlie Parker's All Stars - Parker's Mood
3:01
H4 Erroll Garner - Fantasy On "Frankie And Johnny"
Written-By, Piano – Erroll Garner
2:55
H5 Bud Powell Trio - Somebody Loves Me
2:48
H6 Sarah Vaughan - Dancing In The Dark
2:37
H7 –Sarah Vaughan - Ain't No Use
3:55
H8 –Lennie Tristano - Crosscurrent
Alto Saxophone – Lee Konitz
Bass – Arnold Fishkin
Drums – Harold Granovsky*
Guitar – Billy Bauer
Tenor Saxophone – Warne Marsh
2:52

 

 

I1 Miles Davis And His Orchestra - Boplicity
Alto Saxophone – Lee Konitz
3:03
I2 Tadd Dameron's Sextet - Lady Bird
2:54
I3 Dexter Gordon Quartet - Bikini
3:33
I4 –Thelonious Monk Quartet - Misterioso
Bass – John Simmons
Drums – Shadow Wilson
Vibraphone – Milt Jackson
3:22
I5 –Thelonious Monk Quintet - Criss Cross
Alto Saxophone – Sahib Shihab
Bass – Al McKibbon
Drums – Art Blakey
Vibraphone – Milt Jackson
Written-By, Piano – Thelonious Monk
3:00
I6 –Thelonious Monk - Evidence
Bass – John Simmons
Drums – Shadow Wilson
Vibraphone – Milt Jackson
Written-By, Piano – Thelonious Monk
2:35
I7 –Thelonious Monk Quintet - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Bass – Curley Russell*
Drums – Art Blakey
Piano – Thelonious Monk
Tenor Saxophone – Frank Foster
4:33
I8 –Thelonious Monk - I Should Care
Piano – Thelonious Monk
3:16

 

 

J1 –Thelonious Monk Blues - Improvisation (Excerpt)
2:54
J2 –Miles Davis With Gil Evans' Orchestra - Summertime
3:22
J3 –Sonny Rollins Quartet - Blue 7
11:23
J4 –The Modern Jazz Quartet - Django
5:34
J5 Charles Mingus And His Orchestra - Hora Decubitus
4:44

 

 

K1 Sonny Rollins Plus Four - Pent-Up House (Excerpt)
7:32
K2 –Cecil Taylor - Enter Evening
11:05
K3 Miles Davis Sextet - So What
9:11

 

 

L1 –Ornette Coleman - Lonely Woman
5:03
L2 –Ornette Coleman - Congeniality
Bass – Charlie Haden
Drums – Billy Higgins
Trumpet – Donald Cherry*
Written-By, Alto Saxophone – Ornette Coleman
6:45
L3 Ornette Coleman - Free Jazz (Excerpt)
Bass – Charlie Haden, Scott La Faro*
Bass Clarinet – Eric Dolphy
Drums – Billy Higgins, Ed Blackwell
Trumpet – Donald Cherry*, Freddie Hubbard
Written-By, Alto Saxophone – Ornette Coleman
10:14
L4 John Coltrane - Alabama
Bass – Jimmy Garrison
Drums – Elvin Jones
Piano – McCoy Tyner
Written-By, Tenor Saxophone – John Coltrane
5:07

 

 

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Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute

 


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With  tracks that showcase artists at their best and most influential, this remarkable anthology the milestone Smithsonian Collection of Classic Jazz  offering a wellspring resource for educators, students, musicians, beginners, and aficionados. Scores of leading jazz scholars, performers, and writers collaborated in selecting the recordings

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Condition Used
Format Boxset, 7LP
Artist Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Thelonios Monk
Color Black