ContentsDisc 1. Maple leaf rag (Dick Hyman) (2:27) ; In Gloryland (Bunk's Brass Band) (3:00) ; Livery stable blues (Original Dixieland Jazz Band) (3:07) ; Dipper mouth blues (King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band) (2:18) ; The stampede (Fletcher Henderson and his orchestra) (3:14) ; Black bottom stomp (Jelly Roll Morton and his Red Hot Peppers) (3:12) ; Singin' the blues (till my daddy comes home) (Frankie Trumbauer and his orchestra) (3:00) ; Back water blues (Bessie Smith and James P. Johnson) (3:17) ; Black and tan fantasy (Duke Ellington and his orchestra) (3:06) ; From Monday on (Bix Beiderbecke & Paul Whiteman and his orchestra) (3:02) ; West End blues (Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five) (3:17) ; Weather bird (Louis Armstrong and Earl Hines) (2:42) ; That's a serious thing (Eddie Condon's Hot Shots) (3:29) ; Handful of riffs (Eddie Lang and Lonnie Johnson) (3:04) ; You've got to be modernistic (James P. Johnson) (3:10) ; Moten swing (Bennie Moten and his Kansas City Orchestra) (3:21) ; Everybody loves my baby (the Boswell Sisters) (2:20) ; Maple leaf rag (Sidney Bechet) (2:55) ; Dinah (Fats Waller and his Rhythm) (3:06) ; Swing that music (Louis Armstrong and his orchestra) (2:49) ; Honky tonk train blues (Meade "Lux" Lewis) (2:57) ; Mean to me (Billie Holiday with Teddy Wilson and his orchestra) (3:06) ; For dancers only (Jimmie Lunceford and his orchestra) (2:37) ; One o'clock jump (Count Basie and his orchestra) (3:02) ; Harlem congo (Chick Webb and his orchestra) (3:16)
Disc 2. Minor swing (Quintette du Hot Club de France) (3:14) ; Mary's idea (Mary Lou Williams with Andy Kirk and his Clouds of Joy) (2:56) ; When lights are low (Lionel Hampton) (2:12) ; Body and soul (Coleman Hawkins and his orchestra) (3:00) ; Honeysuckle Rose (Benny Goodman and his orchestra) (2:59) ; Tiger rag (Art Tatum) (2:18) ; Ko-ko (Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra) (2:39) ; Hard times (Topsy turvy) (Cab Calloway and his orchestra) (3:17) ; I can't believe that you're in love with me (the Chocolate Dandies) (4:10) ; Stardust (Artie Shaw and his orchestra) (3:30) ; Let me off uptown (Gene Krupa and his orchestra) (3:30) ; Shaw 'nuff (Dizzy Gillespie's All-Star Quintette) (3:03) ; Manteca (Dizzy Gillespie and his orchestra) (2:58) ; Virgo : from The Zodiac suite (Mary Lou Williams) (3:06) ; Dexter rides again (Dexter Gordon) (3:13) ; I want to be happy (Lester Young-Buddy Rich Trio) (3:56) ; Indiana (Bud Powell) (2:43) ; Embraceable you (Charlie Parker Quintet) (3:43) ; Four brothers (Woody Herman and his orchestra) (3:15) ; Misterioso (Thelonious Monk Quartet) (3:21) ; Lady bird (Tadd Dameron Sextet) (2:50) ; Tanga (Machito and his Afro-Cuban Orchestra) (3:50) ; September in the rain (the George Shearing Quintet) (3:13) ; Wow (Lennie Tristano Sextet) (3:20)
Disc 3. Boplicity (Miles Davis Nonet) (2:59) ; The golden bullet (Count Basie Octet ) (2:27) ; Popo (Shorty Rogers and his Giants) (3:01) ; Walkin' shoes (the Gerry Mulligan Quartet with Chet Baker) (3:10) ; 23 degrees north, 82 degrees west (Stan Kenton) (3:09) ; Daahoud (Clifford Brown-Max Roach Quintet (4:02) ; Django (the Modern Jazz Quartet) (7:01) ; The preacher (Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers) (4:17) ; I'll remember April (Erroll Garner Trio) (4:20) ; Jonaleh (the Chico Hamilton Quintet) (2:18) ; Tricrotism (Lucky Thompson Trio) (4:33) ; St. Thomas (Sonny Rollins) (6:45) ; Call for all demons (Sun Ra and his Arkestra) (5:11) ; When I grow too old to dream (Nat "King" Cole and his trio) (3:31) ; Stompin' at the Savoy (Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald) (5:12) ; Blues in the closet (Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson) (9:02) ; Ol' man river (Oscar Peterson Trio) (2:35) ; Summertime (Miles Davis ; orchestra under the direction of Gil Evans) (3:18)
Disc 4. Moanin' (Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers) (9:33) ; Meet B.B. (Count Basie and his orchestra) (3:27) ; So what (Miles Davis Sextet) (9:22) ; Giant steps (John Coltrane Quartet) (4:43) ; Better git it in your soul (Charles Mingus) (7:22) ; Blue rondo à la Turk (the Dave Brubeck Quartet) (6:43) ; Ramblin' (Ornette Coleman Quartet) (6:34) ; Work song (Cannonball Adderley) (5:06) ; Wrap your troubles in dreams (Sarah Vaughan) (2:30) ; My favorite things, part 1 (single version) (John Coltrane Quartet) (2:42) ; Waltz for Debby (Bill Evans) (7:00) ; 'Round midnight (George Russell Sextet) (6:33) ; Cotton tail (Ella Fitzgerald with the Duke Ellington Orchestra) (3:25)
Disc 5. One by one (Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers) (6:19) ; The girl from Ipanema (Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto) (5:22) ; A love supreme, part I : Acknowledgement (John Coltrane Quartet) (7:46) ; E.S.P. (Miles Davis Quintet) (5:28) ; Haig & Haig (Clark Terry-Bob Brookmeyer Quintet) (4:28) ; King of the road (Jimmy Smith and Wes Montgomery) (4:10) ; Isfahan (Duke Ellington and his orchestra) (4:11) ; The new national anthem (from A genuine Tong funeral) (Gary Burton) (4:01) ; Matrix (Chick Corea) (6:25) ; Miles runs the voodoo down (single version) (Miles Davis) (2:49) ; Celestial terrestrial commuters (Mahavishnu Orchestra) (2:53) ; Watermelon man (Herbie Hancock) (6:29) ; Long yellow road (Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band) (6:27) ; Jitney no. 2 (Cecil Taylor) (4:11) ; Bright size life (Pat Metheny) (4:43)
Disc 6. Maple leaf rag (Anthony Braxton and Muhal Richard Abrams) (3:37) ; Birdland (Weather Report) (5:56) ; My song (Keith Jarrett) (6:10) ; Iya (Irakere) (5:53) ; Bush magic (Art Ensemble of Chicago) (5:06) ; Steppin' (World Saxophone Quartet) (7:15) ; The glide was in the ride (Steve Coleman Group) (3:58) ; Manenberg (revisited) (Abdullah Ibrahim) (6:07) ; Nothing personal (Michael Brecker) (5:31) ; Airegin (Tito Puente) (4:12) ; Down the avenue (Wynton Marsalis Septet) (4:45) ; Ting ning (Nguyên Lê) (3:40) ; Kilayim (Masada) (3:21) ; Hey-hee-hi-ho (Medeski Martin & Wood) (3:13) ; Neutralisme (Martial Solal and Johnny Griffin) (4:30) ; Suspended night variation VIII (Tomasz Stańko) (4:20).
|Publisher|| Washington, DC :Smithsonian Folkways,2010
Previously released material.
Compact discs; in container (28 cm.).
Introduction, notes on each track by various authors, and bibliographical references (200 p. : ill.) bound in container.
6 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.