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The Louis Armstrong 2 CD Special Offer Set

The Louis Armstrong  2 CD Special Offer Set
£22.00
CD / Product Number: URCD024

URCD256 Birth of A Jazz Genius is a unique collection of early Armstrong appearing with the likes of Bessie Smith, Fletcher Henderson, Sidney Bechet and Clarence Williams. URCD204 is Birth of the All Stars, Armstrong’s touring band. 21 tracks over 75 minutes.

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Disc 1: URCD256 Birth of A Jazz Genius

1. Chimes Blues - King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
2. Tears - King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
3. Mabel’s Dream - King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
4. Copenhagen - Fletcher Henderson and his Orchestra
5. Everybody Loves My Baby - Fletcher Henderson and his Orchestra
6. Sugar Foot Stomp - Fletcher Henderson and his Orchestra
7. I Miss My Swiss - The Southern Serenaders
8. Of All The Wrongs You Done To Me - Clarence Williams' Blue Five
9. Everybody Loves My Baby - Clarence Williams' Blue Five
10. Cakewalking Babies From Home - Clarence Williams' Blue Five
11. Coal Cart Blues - Clarence Williams' Blue Five
12.Terrible Blues - Red Onion Babies
13. Lucy Long - Perry Bradford's Jazz Phools
14. Anybody Here Want To Try My Cabbage? - Maggie Jones acc. Armstrong and Fletcher Henderson
15. Good Time Flat Blues - Maggie Jones acc. Armstrong and Fletcher Henderson
16. Reckless Blues - Bessie Smith acc Armstrong and Fred Longshaw
17. Cold In Hand Blues - Bessie Smith acc Armstrong and Fred Longshaw
18. The World’s Jazz Crazy and So Am I - Trixie Smith and her Down Home Syncopators
19. Shipwrecked Blues - Clara Smith acc Armstrong and Fletcher Henderson
20. Court House Blues - Clara Smith acc Armstrong and Fletcher Henderson
21. Pleadin’ for the Blues - Bertha 'Chippie' Hill acc Armstrong and Richard M Jones
22. Pratt City Blues Hill - Bertha 'Chippie' Hill acc Armstrong and Richard M Jones 23. Stomp Off, Let’s Go - Erskine Tate's
Vendome Orchestra
24. Drop That Sack - Lill's Hot Shot
25. I’m Goin’ Huntin’ - Jimmy Bertrand's Washboard Wizards

Disc 2: URCD204 Birth of the All Stars

Tracks 1-3 Carnegie Hall February 1947
Louis Armstrong with Edmond Hall and his Cafe Society Uptown Orchestra Louis Armstrong trumpet, vocals - Mouse Randolph trumpet - Henderson Chambers trombone - Edmond Hall clarinet - Charles Bateman piano - Johnny Williams bass, vocals - Jimmy Crawford drums
Tracks 4-7 Town Hall, New York May 1947
Louis Armstrong - Dick Cary piano - Bob Haggart bass - Sidney Catlett drums
Tracks 8-12 Winter Garden Theatre, New York June 1947
Louis Armstrong - Bobby Hackett cornet - Jack Teagarden trombone - Peanuts Hucko clarinet, tenor sax - Ernie Caceras baritone and bass sax - Dick Cary piano - Jack Lesberg bass - George Wetting or Sidney Catlett drums
Tracks 13-14 Los Angeles August 1947
Louis Armstrong - Tommy Dorsey trombone - Benny Goodman clarinet - Charlie Barnet alto sax - Lionel Hampton vibes - Mel Powell piano - Al Hendrickson guitar - Harry Babasin bass - Louis Bellson drums
Track 15 Paris March 1948
Louis Armstrong and the All Stars: Louis Armstrong - Jack Teagarden - Barney Bigard clarinet - Earl Hines piano - Arvell Shaw bass - Sidney Caltlett
Tracks 16-18 New York September 1949
NBC TV, Eddie Condon Floor Show: Louis Armstrong - Bobby Hackett - Jack Teagarden - Peanuts Hucko - Ernie Cacares - Joe Bushkin piano - Eddie Condon - Jack Lesberg - George Wetting
Track 19 New York, September 1949
Louis Armstrong - Jack Teagarden - Joe Bushkin - Eddie Condon - Arvell Shaw - George Wetting
Track 20 New York June 1949 NBC TV Eddie Condon Floor Show Louis Armstrong - Jack teagarden - Peanuts Hucko - Ernie Cacares - Joe Bushkin - Jack Lesberg - Sidney Cattlett Track 21 New York March 1949
Louis Armstrong and the All Stars: Louis Armstrong - Trummy Young trombone - Barney Bigard clarinet - Bud Freeman tenor sax - Billy Kyle piano - Arvell Shaw - Kenny John drums

1: Save it Pretty Mama
2: Mahogony Hall Stomp
3: (What I Did to be So) Black and Blue
4: Cornet Chop Suey
5: A Monday Date
6: Dear Old Southland
7: Big Butter and Egg Man
8: Way Down Yonder in New Orleans
9: Muskrat Ramble
10: Do You Know What it Means to Miss New Orleans?
11: Someday You'll be Sorry
12: Tiger Rag
13: A Song was Born
14: Goldwyn Stomp
15: Ain't Misbehavin'
16: Royal Garden Blues
17: Back O' Town Blues
18: Me and Brother Bill
19: Rockin' Chair
20: Struttin' with Some Barbecue-When it's Sleepy Time Down South
21: Basin Street Blues