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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
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 All of Me
Frank Sinatra 1:41
2 Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are
Frank Sinatra 2:01
3 Saturday Night (Is the Loniest Night in the Week)
Frank Sinatra 4 2:44
4 Embraceable You
Frank Sinatra 3:18
5 Someone to Watch Over Me
Frank Sinatra 3:21
6 Aren't You Glad You're You
Frank Sinatra 2:08
7 You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me
Frank Sinatra 1:37
8 The Song Is You
Frank Sinatra 3:25
9 Begin the Beguine
Frank Sinatra 2:57
10 That Old Black Magic
Frank Sinatra 2:34
11 Come Rain or Come Shine
Frank Sinatra 2:28
12 September Song
Frank Sinatra 3:08
13 Blue Skies
Frank Sinatra 2:30
14 There's No Business Like Show Business
Frank Sinatra & Axel Stordahl & His Orchestra 3:21
15 The Brooklyn Bridge
Frank Sinatra & Axel Stordahl & His Orchestra 2:38
16 Sweet Lorraine
Metronome All-Stars Band 3:10
17 One for My Baby (And One for the Road)
Frank Sinatra & Axel Stordahl & His Orchestra 3:05
18 All of Me (2)
Frank Sinatra & Axel Stordahl & His Orchestra 2:47
19 Night and Day
Frank Sinatra & Axel Stordahl & His Orchestra 3:40
20 S'Posin'
Tony Mottola Trio 2:47
21 I've Got a Crush on You
Frank Sinatra & Axel Stordahl & His Orchestra 3:17
22 Body and Soul
Frank Sinatra & Axel Stordahl & His Orchestra 3:22
23 The Hucklebuck
Ken Lane Singers, Frank Sinatra with Axel Stordahl & His Orchestra 3:02
24 It All Depends on You
Frank Sinatra & Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra 2:43
CD 163: Vocalists - Dinah Washington
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 162: Vocalists - Frank Sinatra

recorded in:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1946-03-10) (track 10)
violin:
Julius Brand (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Fred Buldrini (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Sid Harris (1944-11-14) (track 3)
L. Kanter (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Murray Kellner (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Bernard Kundell (1944-11-14) (track 3)
William Lockwood (violinist) (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Arthur Loesserman (violinist) (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Harold Micklin (violinist) (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Seymour Miroff (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Gene Orloff (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Raoul Polikian (1944-11-14) (track 3)
William Bloom (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Harry Blostein (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Sam Freed (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Gerald Joyce (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Sol Kindler (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Sam Middleman (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Nick Pisani (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Gene Powers (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Olcott Vail (1946-03-10) (track 10)
cello:
E. Gara (1944-11-14) (track 3)
George Polikian (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Avron Twerdowsky (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Fred Goerner (1946-03-10) (track 10)
John Sewell (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Julius Tannenbaum (1946-03-10) (track 10)
trumpet:
Carl Poole (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Sammy Shapiro (trumpeter) (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Melvin "Red" Solomon (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Max Herman (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Ray Linn (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (1946-03-10) (track 10)
viola:
Morris Kahn (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Sol Paeff (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Sol Rumberg (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Alexander Neiman (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Leonard Selic (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Dave Sterkin (1946-03-10) (track 10)
drums:
Johnny Blowers (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Ray Hagan (1946-03-10) (track 10)
guitar:
Tony Mottola (track 20)
Matty Golizio (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Dave Barbour (1946-03-10) (track 10)
bass:
Herman Albert (track 20)
Ward Lay (1944-11-14) (track 3)
double bass:
Phil Stephens (bass and tuba player) (1946-03-10) (track 10)
saxophone:
Fred Dornbach (track 13)
Arthur Baker (saxophonist, flutist and clarinetist) (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Harold Feldman (woodwind player) (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Bernard Kaufman (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Peter Pumiglio (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Henry Ross (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Heine Beau (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Herbie Haymer (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Jules Kinsler (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Harry Schuchman (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Arthur Smith (Saxophonist) (1946-03-10) (track 10)
piano:
John Guarnieri (track 20)
Billy Rowland (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Mark McIntyre (American pianist, orchestra leader and songwriter.) (1946-03-10) (track 10)
harp:
Ruth Hill (harpist) (1944-11-14) (track 3)
May Cambern (1946-03-10) (track 10)
trombone:
John D'Agostino (trombonist) (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Anthony Russo (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Charles Small (trombone) (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Hoyt Bohannon (1946-03-10) (track 10)
George Jenkins (Trombonist) (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Elmer Smithers (1946-03-10) (track 10)
French horn:
Karl Chlupse (French horn player) (1944-11-14) (track 3)
additional writer:
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (track 23)
arranger:
John Guarnieri (track 20)
Bill Holman (track 10)
Joe Lovano (track 4)
George Siravo (tracks 3, 13)
Axel Stordahl (tracks 4, 10, 12, 19)
composer:
Roy Alfred (track 23)
Irving Berlin (track 14)
Andy Gibson (arranger/composer) (track 23)
Ray Henderson (track 24)
Jerome Kern (track 8)
Johnny Mercer (track 10)
Jule Styne (tracks 2–3, 15)
Kurt Weill (track 12)
Irving Berlin (1926) (track 13)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (track 5)
Cliff Burwell (1928) (track 16)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (tracks 4, 21)
Pierre Norman Connor (1930) (track 7)
Sammy Fain (1930) (track 7)
Johnny Green (composer and conductor, often credited as John Green) (1930) (track 22)
Cole Porter (1932) (track 19)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 9)
Harold Arlen (1942) (track 10)
Harold Arlen (1943) (track 17)
Jimmy Van Heusen (1945) (track 6)
Harold Arlen (1946) (track 11)
conductor:
Axel Stordahl (tracks 13, 19)
Axel Stordahl (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Axel Stordahl (1946-03-10) (track 10)
lead vocals:
Frank Sinatra (tracks 4, 6, 19–20)
Frank Sinatra (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Frank Sinatra (1946-03-10) (track 10)
Frank Sinatra (1946-07-30) (track 13)
lyricist:
Irving Berlin (track 14)
Maxwell Anderson (track 12)
Lew Brown (track 24)
Sammy Cahn (tracks 2–3, 15)
Buddy DeSylva (track 24)
Irving Berlin (1926) (track 13)
Ira Gershwin (1926) (track 5)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (tracks 4, 21)
Mitchell Parish (1928) (track 16)
Frank Eyton (1930) (track 22)
Edward Heyman (1930) (track 22)
Irving Kahal (1930) (track 7)
Robert Sour (1930) (track 22)
Cole Porter (1932) (track 19)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 9)
Johnny Mercer (1942) (track 10)
Johnny Mercer (1943) (track 17)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (1945) (track 6)
Johnny Mercer (1946) (track 11)
vocals:
Frank Sinatra (track 12)
writer:
Paul Denniker (track 20)
Andy Razaf (track 20)
Gerald Marks (1932) (tracks 1, 18)
Seymour Simons (1932) (tracks 1, 18)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (tracks 1, 18)
Cahn Music Company (track 3)
Chappell & Co. (track 12)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 9, 19)
Druropetal Music (track 22)
Harms, Inc. (track 19)
Harwin Music Corporation (aka Harwin-Music Corp.) (track 17)
Irving Berlin Music Company (tracks 13–14)
Marlong Music Corp. (tracks 1, 18)
New World Music Corp. (tracks 4, 21)
Quartet Music Inc. (track 22)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 4, 21–22)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 5)
Warner/Chappell (track 14)
Sony/ATV Harmony (1930) (track 7)
arrangements:
September Song (from "Knickerbocker Holiday") (Fox Trot Arrangement) (track 12)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for solo piano, arr. by Keith Jarrett) (track 5)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for trumpet and piano, Turrin) (track 5)
There’s No Business Like Show Business (for band, Richards) (track 14)
cover recording of:
Blue Skies (1946-07-30) (track 13)
Night and Day (Cole Porter song) (1947-10-22) (track 19)
is the basis for:
Divine biguine (french) (track 9)
later parody versions:
Come Rain or Come Shine (Friars Club Tribute version) (track 11)
later translated versions:
Abraçável você (track 4)
Beguine (track 9)
Cuerpo y Alma (track 22)
Dansa huckle buck (track 23)
Lui, toi et moi (track 8)
Nouveau bonheur (track 7)
Tout le jour, toute la nuit (Night and Day; du film "Joyeuse divorcée") (track 19)
その人は誰 (track 5)
later versions:
Begin the Beguine (unknown language, not English) (track 9)
Ce diable noir (track 10)
part of:
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (tracks 4–5)
Gay Divorce (track 19)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 4)
Jubilee (track 9)
Knickerbocker Holiday (Kurt Weill musical) (track 12)
Oh, Kay! (1926 musical) (track 5)
Treasure Girl (1928 musical) (track 21)
Annie Get Your Gun (track 14)
recording of:
Come Out, Come Out Wherever You Are (1944-05-17) (track 2)
All of Me (1944-07-08) (track 1)
Embraceable You (1944-12-19) (track 4)
Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!) (1945-07-30) (track 5)
Aren’t You Glad You're You? (1945-10-03) (track 6)
You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me (1945-10-03) (track 7)
The Song Is You (1946-02-13) (track 8)
Begin the Beguine (1946-02-24) (track 9)
Come Rain or Come Shine (1946-06-05) (track 11)
Knickerbocker Holiday: September Song (1946-07-30) (track 12)
There’s No Business Like Show Business (from "Annie Get Your Gun") (1946-08-22) (track 14)
The Brooklyn Bridge (1946-10-31) (track 15)
Sweet Lorraine (1946-12-17) (track 16)
All of Me (1947-10-19) (track 18)
S'posin' (1947-10-24) (track 20)
I’ve Got a Crush on You (1947-11-05) (track 21)
Body and Soul (1947-11-09) (track 22)
The Hucklebuck (1949-04-10) (track 23)
It All Depends on You (1949-07-10) (track 24)
referred to in medleys:
Bing Crosby Medley (track 13)
Ja-Da Medley (tracks 1, 18)