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The Smithsonian collection of classic jazz.

The Smithsonian collection of classic jazz. Vol. 1.
[Washington, D.C.] : Smithsonian Collection of Recordings : Manufactured by CBS Records, ℗1987.

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Additional Authors
  • Joplin, Scott, 1868-1917
  • Morton, Jelly Roll, 1890-1941
  • Johnson, Robert, 1911-1938
  • Smith, Bessie, 1898?-1937.
  • Bechet, Sidney, 1897-1959
  • Johnson, James P. (James Price), 1894-1955
  • Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971
  • King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band. prf
  • Red Onion Jazz Babies.
1 audio disc (69:34) : analog, mono; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title
Classic jazz
  • Program notes by Martin Williams.
  • Compact disc.
  • Analog recording.
Event (note)
  • Recorded 1916-1944.
  • Maple leaf rag / Scott Joplin (Scott Joplin) -- Maple leaf rag / S. Joplin (Jelly Roll Morton) -- St. Louis blues / W.C. Handy (Bessie Smith) --Lost your head blues / Bessie Smith (Bessie Smith) -- Dippermouth blues / Joe Oliver (King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band) -- Black bottom stomp ; Dead man blues ; Grandpa's spells / F.J. Morton (Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers) -- King porter stomp / Jelly Roll Morton (Jelly Roll Morton) -- Cake walking babies from home / C. Williams ; C. Smith ; H. Troy (Red Onion Jazz Babies) -- Blue horizon / Sidney Bechet (Sidney Bechet and his Blue Note Jazz Men) -- Blue Carolina shout / James P. Johnson (James P. Johnson).
  • Big butter and egg man from the west / Louis Armstrong ; Percy Venable (Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five) -- Potato head blues / Louis Armstrong (Louis Armstrong and his Hot Seven) -- Struttin' with some barbecue ; Hotter than that / Lillian Hardin Armstrong (Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five) -- West End blues / Joe Oliver & Clarence Williams (Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five) -- Weather bird / Joe Oliver (Louis Armstrong and Earl Hines) -- Sweethearts on parade / Carmen Lombardo (Louis Armstrong and his orchestra) -- I gotta right to sing the blues / Harold Arlen (Louis Armstrong and his orchestra) -- singin' the blues / Jimmy Mchugh (Frankie Trumbauer and his orchestra -- Riverboat shuffle / Hoagy Carmichael (Frankie Trumbauer and his orchestra) -- Four or five times / Byron Gay (Jimmie Noone's Apex Club Orchestra).
  • ocm24255906
  • SCSB-14614864
Owning Institutions
Princeton University Library