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The Best Big Band Jazz - Classics from the 1950s

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Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
10
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Available
Release Date:
24-11-2014
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4053796001900
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Box Set
Catalog Number:
600190
The Best Big Band Jazz - Classics from the 1950s
The Best Big Band Jazz - Classics from the 1950s

Description

This 10 CD box set contains twenty rare, classic original big band albums from the 1950s. They range from classics by Count Basie and Duke Ellington via tributes to the latter by 'newcomers' such as Clark Terry and Dizzy Gillespie, on to the cool sounds of Marty Paich, Stan Kenton and Pete Rugolo and the advanced arrangements of Gil Evans, Bill Holman or George Russell.

The list of albums in full are as follows:

Count Basie and His Orchestra - 'April in Paris'
Duke Ellington's Spacemen - The Cosmic Scene
Clark Terry - 'Duke With a Difference'
Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - 'A Portrait of Duke Ellington'
Eddie Lockjaw Davis' Big Band - 'Trane Whistle'
Billy Taylor and His Orchestra - 'Taylor Made Jazz'
Woody Herman's Big New Herd - 'At The Monterey Jazz Festival'
Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra - 'A Message from Birdland'
Gil Evans - 'New Bottle, Old Wine'
Bill Holman - 'In a Jazz Orbit'
Art Farmer - 'Brass Shout'
George Russell and His Orchestra - Jazz in the Space Age'
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - 'Really Big!'
Chico O' Farrill and His Orchestra - 'Jazz North of the Border and South of the Border'
Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - 'Skin Deep'
Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - 'Adventures in Rhythm'
The Trombones, Inc. - 'They Met at the Continental Divide'
Billy May - 'Big Fat Brass'
Marty Paich - 'The Broadway Bit'
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - 'Kenton with Voices'

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Count Basie and His Orchestra - April in Paris
  3. Count Basie and His Orchestra - Corner Pocket
  4. Count Basie and His Orchestra - Did'n You?
  5. Count Basie and His Orchestra - Sweetie Cakes
  6. Count Basie and His Orchestra - Magic
  7. Count Basie and His Orchestra - Shiny Stockings
  8. Count Basie and His Orchestra - What Am I Here for
  9. Count Basie and His Orchestra - Midgets
  10. Count Basie and His Orchestra - Mambo Inn
  11. Count Basie and His Orchestra - Dinner with Friends
  12. Duke Ellington's Spacemen - Avalon
  13. Duke Ellington's Spacemen - Body and Soul
  14. Duke Ellington's Spacemen - Bass-Ment
  15. Duke Ellington's Spacemen - Early Autumn
  16. Duke Ellington's Spacemen - Jones
  17. Duke Ellington's Spacemen - Perdido
  18. Duke Ellington's Spacemen - St. Louis Blues
  19. Duke Ellington's Spacemen - Spacemen
  20. Duke Ellington's Spacemen - Midnight Sun
  21. Duke Ellington's Spacemen - Take the 'A' Train
  22. Clark Terry - C Jam Blues
  23. Clark Terry - In a Sentimental Mood
  24. Clark Terry - Cotton Tail
  25. Clark Terry - Just Squeeze Me
  26. Clark Terry - Mood Indigo
  27. Clark Terry - Take the A Train
  28. Clark Terry - In a Mellow Tone
  29. Clark Terry - Come Sunday
  30. Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - In a Mellow Tone
  31. Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Things Ain't What They Used to Be
  32. Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Serenade to Sweden
  33. Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Chelsea Bridge
  34. Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Upper Manhattan Medical Group
  35. Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me
  36. Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Caravan
  37. Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Sophisticated Lady
  38. Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Johnny Come Lately
  39. Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Perdido
  40. Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Come Sunday
  41. Eddie Lockjaw Davis' Big Band - Trane Whistle
  42. Eddie Lockjaw Davis' Big Band - Whole Nelson
  43. Eddie Lockjaw Davis' Big Band - You Are Too Beautiful
  44. Eddie Lockjaw Davis' Big Band - The Stolen Moment
  45. Eddie Lockjaw Davis' Big Band - Walk Away
  46. Eddie Lockjaw Davis' Big Band - Jaws
  47. Billy Taylor and His Orchestra - Biddy's Beat
  48. Billy Taylor and His Orchestra - Theodora
  49. Billy Taylor and His Orchestra - Mood for Mendes
  50. Billy Taylor and His Orchestra - Daddy-O
  51. Billy Taylor and His Orchestra - Cu-Blu
  52. Billy Taylor and His Orchestra - Day Dreaming
  53. Billy Taylor and His Orchestra - Can You Tell by Looking At Me
  54. Billy Taylor and His Orchestra - Tune Up!
  55. Woody Herman's Big New Herd - Four Brothers
  56. Woody Herman's Big New Herd - Like Some Blues Man
  57. Woody Herman's Big New Herd - Skoobeedoobee
  58. Woody Herman's Big New Herd - Monterey Apple Tree
  59. Woody Herman's Big New Herd - Skylark
  60. Woody Herman's Big New Herd - The Magpie
  61. Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra - Oleo
  62. Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra - Starfire
  63. Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra - The Mark of Jazz
  64. Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra - Nightlife
  65. Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra - Stella By Starlight
  66. Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra - Lonely Time
  67. Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra - Back in the Satellite Again
  68. Gil Evans - St. Louis Blues
  69. Gil Evans - King Porter Stomp
  70. Gil Evans - Willow Tree
  71. Gil Evans - Struttin' with Some Barbeque
  72. Gil Evans - Lester Leaps in
  73. Gil Evans -'Round Midnight
  74. Gil Evans - Manteca!
  75. Gil Evans - Bird Feathers
  76. Bill Holman - Kissing Bug
  77. Bill Holman - The Man I Love
  78. Bill Holman - Goodbye
  79. Bill Holman - You Go to My Head
  80. Bill Holman - After You've Gone
  81. Bill Holman - Far Down Below
  82. Bill Holman - No Heat
  83. Bill Holman - Theme & Variations #2
  84. Bill Holman - Aura
  85. Art Farmer - Nica's Dream
  86. Art Farmer - Autumn Leaves
  87. Art Farmer - Moanin'
  88. Art Farmer - April in Paris
  89. Art Farmer - Five Spot After Dark
  90. Art Farmer - Stella by Starlight
  91. Art Farmer - Minor Vamp
  92. George Russell and His Orchestra - Chromatic Universe, Part 1
  93. George Russell and His Orchestra - Dimensions
  94. George Russell and His Orchestra - Chromatic Universe, Part 2
  95. George Russell and His Orchestra - The Lydiot
  96. George Russell and His Orchestra - Waltz from Outer Space
  97. George Russell and His Orchestra - Chromatic Universe, Part 3
  98. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Big P
  99. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Old Fashioned Fun
  100. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Mona's Mood
  101. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Dat Dere
  102. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Nails
  103. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - On Green Dolphin Street
  104. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - My Ideal
  105. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Picture of Heath
  106. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Flamingo
  107. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Dance One
  108. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Bright One
  109. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Last One
  110. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Cry Baby Blues
  111. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - It Ain't Necessarily So
  112. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Heat Wave
  113. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Guess What
  114. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Peanut Vendor
  115. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Ill Wind
  116. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Malaguena
  117. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - You Stepped Out of a Dream
  118. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Siboney
  119. The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - No Te Importe Saber
  120. Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - Skin Deep
  121. Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - Claxton Hall Swing
  122. Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - Phalanges
  123. Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - For Europeans Only
  124. Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - Copasetic
  125. Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - Fascinatin' Rhythm
  126. Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - Percussionistically Speaking
  127. Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
  128. Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - Loris
  129. Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - A Pearl for Louie
  130. Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - Here's Pete
  131. Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - My Funny Valentine
  132. Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - Mixin' the Blues
  133. Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - Poinciana (Song of the Tree)
  134. Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - Rugolo Meets Shearing
  135. Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - Sambamba
  136. Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - King Porter Stomp
  137. Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - You Are Too Beautiful
  138. Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - Jingle Bells Mambo
  139. Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - There Will Never Be Another You
  140. Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - Conversation
  141. Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - Good Evening Friends Boogie
  142. The Trombones, Inc. - Neckbones
  143. The Trombones, Inc. - Dues Blues
  144. The Trombones, Inc. - Long Before I Knew You
  145. The Trombones, Inc. - Soft Winds
  146. The Trombones, Inc. - Tee Jay
  147. The Trombones, Inc. - Lassus Trombone
  148. The Trombones, Inc. - It's All Right With Me
  149. The Trombones, Inc. - Polka Dots and Moonbeams
  150. The Trombones, Inc. - Old Devil Moon
  151. The Trombones, Inc. - Impossible
  152. The Trombones, Inc. - Heat Wave
  153. Billy May - Brassmen's Holiday
  154. Billy May - Autumn Leaves
  155. Billy May - Love Is the Thing
  156. Billy May - Ping Pong
  157. Billy May - Moonlight Becomes You
  158. Billy May - Pawn Ticket
  159. Billy May - Solving the Riddle
  160. Billy May - Invitation
  161. Billy May - The Continental
  162. Billy May - Return of the Zombie
  163. Billy May - On a Little Street in Singapore
  164. Billy May - Jooms Jones
  165. Marty Paich - It's All Right with Me
  166. Marty Paich - I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face
  167. Marty Paich - I've Never Been in Love Before
  168. Marty Paich - I Love Paris
  169. Marty Paich - Too Close for Comfort
  170. Marty Paich - Younger Than Springtime/The Surrey with the Fringe on Top
  171. Marty Paich - If I Were a Bell
  172. Marty Paich - Lazy Afternoon
  173. Marty Paich - Just in Time
  174. Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Dancing in the Dark
  175. Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Sophisticated Lady
  176. Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Softly
  177. Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Eager Beaver
  178. Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Women Usually Do
  179. Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - After You
  180. Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Temptation
  181. Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Walk Softly
  182. Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Opus in Chartreuse
  183. Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - All About Ronnie
  184. Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Interlude
  185. Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Lullaby of the Leaves
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