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Harry James And His Orchestra (I Can Dream) Can't I?  (1937)
Helen Humes (vo), Harry James, Buck Clayton (tp), Eddie Durham (tb), Earl Warren (as), Jack Washington (as, bar), Herschel Evans (ts), Jess Stacy (p), Walter Page (sb), Jo Jones (dm)
B-22085-1 Brunswick 8038 MP3
Lester Young And His Orch, Wayne-Lewis-Young.  In A Little Spanish Town   MERCURY 8992 MP3
Erroll Garner Trio Someone To Watch Over Me  (1949) MODERN 692 MP3
Earl Fuller'S Novelty Orchestra Sand Dunes  (1919) 78208-1 COLUMBIA A-2697 MP3
Billie Holiday God Bless The Child  (1941) 30458 OKEH 6270 MP3
Russell Jacquet & His Bopper Band Wiggin' With Wiggins  (1949)
Russell Jacquet, Joe Newman, John Anderson (tp) Henry Coker (tb) Bumps Myers (ts) Maurice Simon (bar) Gerald Wiggins (p) Charlie Drayton (b) Chico Hamilton (d)
March 18
K5707 King LP295 MP3
Gene Rodemich And His Orchestra, James Jackson  Teddy Bear Blues  (1922)
piano duets by Gene Rodemich and Austin Wylie
9395 BRUNSWICK 2379A MP3
Carmen Miranda And The Bando Da Lua, Harry Warren And Mack Gordon)  I - Yi - Yi - Yi - Yi (I Like You Very Much)  (1941) DECCA 23209-A MP3
Les Brown'S Band Of Renown, Jerry Herst, Arr Jim Hill  So Rare  (1960)
Dick Collins, Frank Huggins, Jerry Kadowitz, Ray Linn, Clinton McMahan (trpts); Dick Kenney, Roy Main, Jim Hill, Clyde Brown (tbns); Matt Utal, Ralph La Polla, Bill Usselton, Alvin 'Abe' Aaron (reeds); Don Trenner (p); Jules Bertaux (b); Howard Roberts (g); Bob Neel (d); Hubert Anderson & Frank Flynn (other perc, mallets)
(#5 from album ''Bandland'')
Hot Lips Page & His Band, Samuel Buck Ram & Edgar Delange  At Your Beck And Call  (1938) RCA VICTOR LPV-576 MP3
Rex Stewart' Big Eight Blue Jay  (1945)
Rex Stewart (cnt) Lawrence Brown (tb) Al Sears (ts) Harry Carney (bar) Eddie Heywood (p) Ulysses Livingston (g) Junior Raglin (b) Keg Purnell (d) Joya Sherrill (vcl)
563-1 Pausa PR9033 MP3
Hal Kemp And His Orchestra Feat. Skinnay Ennis Page Miss Glory  (1935) 17804 BRUNSWICK 7493 MP3
Fats Waller And His Rhythm More Power To You  (1937) 013351 VICTOR 25679 MP3
Art Tatum, Massenet  Elegie  (1940) DLA1936 DECCA 25199 MP3
Lu Watters Yerba Buena Jazz Ban Ain't Gonna Give   West Coast 120 MP3
Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Slow Freight  (1940) 048491 BLUEBIRD 10740 MP3
Spike Hughes And His Negro Orchestra With Benny Carter Donegal Cradle Song  (1933) B-13360-A Decca  F-3717 MP3
Martha Raye With David Rose'S Orchestra, John Green & Edward Heyman  Body And Soul  (1939)
Los Angeles, 9/17/39
LA-1989-A COLUMBIA 35522 MP3
Jimmie Rodgers I'm Free  (1933) 76141-1 VICTOR 23830 MP3
Lennie Tristano Trio, Lennie Tristano  Coolin' Off With Ulanov  (1947)
Lennie Tristano (p), Billy Bauer (g), Bob Leininger (sb)
KH202-1 Keynote (J) 18PJ-1051/71 MP3
Stan Getz & Count Basie, Neal Hefti  Little Pony  (1954)
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (tp) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (tb) Marshall Royal (as, cl) Frank Foster, Stan Getz, Ernie Wilkins (ts) Charlie Fowlkes (bar) Count Basie (p) Freddie Green (g) Eddie Jones (sb) Gus Johnson (dm)
Live from ''Birdland''
Roulette RE126 MP3
Henry "Red" Allen'S Guaranteed 100% Pure House Wreckers St. James Infirmary  (1952)
Henry "Red" Allen (tp,vcl) Big Chief Russell Moore (tb,?vcl) Buster Bailey (cl) Willie "The Lion" Smith (p) Arthur Trappier (d) "Dr. Jazz" Aime Gauvin (narr)
February 24
Storyville STCD6049 MP3
Benson Orchestra Of Chicago, Kahn-Egan-Whiting  Bimini Bay  (1921) 25700-4 VICTOR 18824B MP3
Bing Crosby And Jesters, Burton Lane-Al Dubin  Feudin' And Fightin'   73909-A DECCA 23975A MP3
Dinah Washington Acc. By Eddie Chamblee Orchestra I Remember Clifford  (1957)
Johnny Coles, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (tp) Melba Liston, Julian Priester, Sonny Russo (tb) Rod Levitt (b-tb) Jerome Richardson (fl,as) Sahib Shihab (as) Frank Wess (ts,fl) Benny Golson (ts) Eddie Chamblee (ts,ldr) Charles Davis (bar) Jack Wilson (p) Freddie Green (g) Richard Evans (sb) Charlie Persip (dm) Wesley Landers (perc)
15957 Mercury MG20439 MP3
Nat King Cole Feat. O/nelson Riddle Why  (1954) CAPITOL 2687 MP3
Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra, W.C.Handy  Beale Street Blues  (1937) 010345-2 VICTOR 25767 MP3
Johnny Mercer And The Pied Pipers, Johnny Mercer & Harry Warren  On The Atchison, Topeka And Santa Fe  (1946)
with Paul Weston's Orchestra
518-1A CAPITOL 195 MP3
David Rose And His Orchestra Memories Of You  (1944) V-Disc 198A MP3
Libby Holman Why Was I Born?  (1930) E31149 BRUNSWICK 4570 MP3

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