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A 168-CD box, divided into 42 sets à 4 CDs in Sitofy cases. Each set has its own catalog #, ranging from 22757-382 to 22798-382, with /A-D added for CDs 1-4, respectively. Each CD is called "Menu" here and is dedicated to one musician or band, who mostly appears in different collaborations.

Includes two 180-page books with artist biographies.

Set 01-09: "Classic Jazz - Ragtime - Dixieland"
Set 10-16: "Blues"
Set 17: "Boogie Woogie"
Set 18-32: "Swing to Bebop - Modern Jazz"
Set 33-37: "Big Band"
Set 38-42: "Vocalists"

Annotation last modified on 2014-08-22 21:23 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Scott Joplin
CD 2: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Original Dixieland Jazz Band
CD 3: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - New Orleans Rhythm Kings
CD 4: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - King Oliver
CD 5: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Jelly Roll Morton
CD 6: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Duke Ellington
CD 7: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Bix Beiderbecke
CD 8: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Buster Bailey
CD 9: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Johnny Dodds
CD 10: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Louis Armstrong
CD 11: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Luis Russell
CD 12: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Red Nichols
CD 13: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - McKinney's Cotton Pickers
CD 14: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Jack Teagarden
CD 15: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - J.C. Higginbotham
CD 16: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Benny Carter
CD 17: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Clarence Williams
CD 18: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Fletcher Henderson
CD 19: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Jabbo Smith's Rhythm Aces
CD 20: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - The Rhythmakers
CD 21: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Sidney Bechet
CD 22: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Washboard Rhythm Kings
CD 23: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Mezz Mezzrow
CD 24: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Pee Wee Russell
CD 25: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Muggsy Spanier
CD 26: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Bud Freeman
CD 27: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Eddie Condon Dixieland All-Stars
CD 28: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - George Wettling
CD 29: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Lu Watters
CD 30: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Bobby Hackett
CD 31: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Edmond Hall
CD 32: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Barney Bigard
CD 33: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Kid Ory
CD 34: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Wilbur De Paris
CD 35: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - George Lewis Ragtime Jazzband Of New Orleans
CD 36: Classic Jazz, Ragtime, Dixieland - Louis Armstrong [Louis Armstrong And His All-Stars]
CD 37: Blues - Bessie Smith
CD 38: Blues - Ma Rainey
CD 39: Blues - Mississippi John Hurt
CD 40: Blues - Tampa Red
CD 41: Blues - T-Bone Walker
CD 42: Blues - Josh White
CD 43: Blues - Blind Willie McTell
CD 44: Blues - Big Bill Broonzy
CD 45: Blues - Leadbelly
CD 46: Blues - Big Joe Williams
CD 47: Blues - Robert Johnson
CD 48: Blues - Kokomo Arnold
CD 49: Blues - John Lee Williamson [Sonny Boy Williamson]
CD 50: Blues - Sonny Terry
CD 51: Blues - Sleepy John Estes
CD 52: Blues - Brownie McGhee
CD 53: Blues - Memphis Slim
CD 54: Blues - Muddy Waters
CD 55: Blues - Big Boy Crudup [Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup]
CD 56: Blues - Big Joe Turner
CD 57: Blues - Roosevelt Sykes
CD 58: Blues - Lightnin' Hopkins
CD 59: Blues - John Lee Hooker
CD 60: Blues - Johnny Otis
CD 61: Blues - B.B. King
CD 62: Blues - Jimmy Witherspoon
CD 63: Blues - Howlin' Wolf
CD 64: Blues - Ray Charles
CD 65: Boogie Woogie - Albert Ammons
CD 66: Boogie Woogie - Meade "Lux" Lewis
CD 67: Boogie Woogie - Pete Johnson
CD 68: Boogie Woogie - The Big Band Boogie Woogie
CD 69: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang
CD 70: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Fats Waller
CD 71: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Coleman Hawkins
CD 72: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Art Tatum
CD 73: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Ben Webster
CD 74: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Django Reinhardt [Quintette Du Hot Club De France]
CD 75: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Benny Goodman
CD 76: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Roy Eldridge
CD 77: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Earl "Fatha" Hines
CD 78: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Lester Young
CD 79: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Teddy Wilson
CD 80: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Benny Carter
CD 81: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Lionel Hampton
CD 82: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Charlie Shavers [John Kirby And His Onyx Club Boys]
CD 83: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Charlie Christian
CD 84: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Dexter Gordon
CD 85: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Erroll Garner
CD 86: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Slam Stewart
CD 87: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Wardell Gray
CD 88: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Lucky Thompson
CD 89: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Don Byas
CD 90: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Illinois Jacquet
CD 91: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Charlie Parker
CD 92: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Dizzy Gillespie
CD 93: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
CD 94: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Lennie Tristano
CD 95: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Thelonious Monk
CD 96: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Fats Navarro
CD 97: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - George Shearing
CD 98: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Gene Ammons
CD 99: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Sonny Stitt
CD 100: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Bud Powell
CD 101: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Lee Konitz
CD 102: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Miles Davis
CD 103: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Zoot Sims
CD 104: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Herbie Mann
CD 105: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - James Moody
CD 106: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Stan Getz
CD 107: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Dave Brubeck
CD 108: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - The Modern Jazz Quartet
CD 109: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Jay Jay Johnson [J. J. Johnson]
CD 110: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Gerry Mulligan
CD 111: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Sonny Rollins
CD 112: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Paul Quinichette
CD 113: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Art Pepper
CD 114: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Shorty Rogers
CD 115: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Horace Silver
CD 116: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Chet Baker
CD 117: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Bud Shank
CD 118: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Clifford Brown
CD 119: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Charlie Parker
CD 120: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Barney Kessel
CD 121: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Lou Donaldson
CD 122: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Art Farmer
CD 123: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Tal Farlow
CD 124: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Charles Mingus
CD 125: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Dizzy Gillespie
CD 126: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Phil Woods
CD 127: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - Jackie McLean & Donald Byrd
CD 128: Swing To Bebop, Modern Jazz - The Jazz Messengers [Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers]
CD 129: Big Bands - Bennie Moten
CD 130: Big Bands - Jimmie Lunceford
CD 131: Big Bands - Fletcher Henderson
CD 132: Big Bands - Chick Webb
CD 133: Big Bands - Benny Goodman
CD 134: Big Bands - Tommy Dorsey
CD 135: Big Bands - Harry James
CD 136: Big Bands - Earl "Fatha" Hines [Earl Hines And His Orchestra]
CD 137: Big Bands - Count Basie
CD 138: Big Bands - Artie Shaw
CD 139: Big Bands - Glenn Miller
CD 140: Big Bands - Bunny Berigan
CD 141: Big Bands - Gene Krupa
CD 142: Big Bands - Charlie Barnet
CD 143: Big Bands - Erskine Hawkins
CD 144: Big Bands - Lionel Hampton
CD 145: Big Bands - Duke Ellington
CD 146: Big Bands - Woody Herman
CD 147: Big Bands - Stan Kenton
CD 148: Big Bands - Shorty Rogers
CD 149: Vocalists - The Boswell Sisters
CD 150: Vocalists - The Mills Brothers
CD 151: Vocalists - Billie Holiday
CD 152: Vocalists - Mildred Bailey
CD 153: Vocalists - Ivie Anderson
CD 154: Vocalists - Ella Fitzgerald
CD 155: Vocalists - The Andrews Sisters
CD 156: Vocalists - Lena Horne
CD 157: Vocalists - Anita O'Day
CD 158: Vocalists - Billy Eckstine
CD 159: Vocalists - Peggy Lee
CD 160: Vocalists - Nat King Cole
CD 161: Vocalists - June Christy
CD 162: Vocalists - Frank Sinatra
CD 163: Vocalists - Dinah Washington
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Blues for a Day
Dinah Washington 2:54
2 Rich's Man Blues
Dinah Washington 2:56
3 Pacific Coast Blues
Dinah Washington 2:41
4 Beggin' Mama Blues
Dinah Washington 2:54
5 My Lovin' Papa
Dinah Washington 3:06
6 Oo Wee Walkie Talkie
Gerald Wilson and His Orchestra 2:43
7 Embraceable You
Gus Chapell Orchestra 2:54
8 You Can Depend on Me
Rudy Martin Trio 2:43
9 Blow Top Blues
Lionel Hampton & His Septet 3:20
10 Joy Juice
Gus Chapell Orchestra 2:49
11 A Slick Chick (On the Mellow Side)
Tab Smith & His Orchestra 2:43
12 Just One More Chance
Ike Carpenter Orchestra 2:52
13 Ain't Nothin' Good
Dinah Washington 2:54
14 Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Dinah Washington 3:09
15 Go Pretty Daddy
Dinah Washington 2:25
16 Feel Like I Wanna Cry
Dinah Washington 3:20
17 Lean Baby
Dinah Washington 2:18
18 Never Never
Dinah Washington 2:16
19 I Ain't Goin' to Cry Anymore
Dinah Washington 2:38
20 Am I Blue
Dinah Washington 3 3:15
21 Pennies From Heaven
Dinah Washington 2:18
22 Set Me Free
Dinah Washington 2:29
23 My Man's an Undertaker
Dinah Washington 2:28
CD 164: Vocalists - Mel Tormé
CD 165: Vocalists - Sarah Vaughan
CD 166: Vocalists - Ella Fitzgerald
CD 167: Vocalists - Joe Williams
CD 168: Vocalists - Billie Holiday

Credits

CD 163: Vocalists - Dinah Washington

trumpet:
Karl George (US jazz trumpeter) (1945-12) (tracks 1–5)
drums:
Lee Young (40s-60s US jazz drummer) (1945-12) (tracks 1–5)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (1945-12) (tracks 1–5)
alto saxophone:
Jewell Grant (1945-12) (tracks 1–5)
piano:
Wilbert Baranco (40s west coast jazz bandleader and producer) (1945-12) (tracks 1–5)
tenor saxophone:
Lucky Thompson (1945-12) (tracks 1–5)
arranger:
Joe Lovano (track 7)
composer:
Harry Akst (track 20)
Charles Carpenter (track 8)
Grant Clarke (track 20)
Louis Dunlap (track 8)
Earl Hines (track 8)
Arthur Johnston (American composer and songwriter) (track 12)
Billy May (track 17)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 7)
Arthur Johnston (American composer and songwriter) (1936) (track 21)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1940) (track 14)
lyricist:
Grant Clarke (track 20)
Billy May (track 17)
Sam Coslow (track 12)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 7)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (1936) (track 21)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (1942) (track 14)
performer:
Milt Jackson (1945-12) (tracks 1–5)
writer:
Leonard Feather (tracks 9, 9)
Eddie Kirkland (US blues guitarist, harmonicist, singer & songwriter) (track 16)
Mamie Thomas (track 16)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 20)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 14)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 7)
cover recording of:
Am I Blue? (1953-06-17) (track 20)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Abraçável você (track 7)
part of:
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 7)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 7)
recording of:
Blow Top Blues (1945) (track 9)
Blow Top Blues (1945-05-21) (track 9)
Embraceable You (1946-01-14) (track 7)
You Can Depend on Me (1947) (track 8)
Just One More Chance (1951-06-01) (track 12)
Feel Like I Wanna Cry (1953-06-10) (track 16)
Lean Baby (1953-06-10) (track 17)
Pennies From Heaven (1953-06-17) (track 21)
referred to in medleys:
Bing Crosby Medley (track 21)
Ja-Da Medley (track 21)
version of:
Never No Lament (track 14)