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Metronome Series - THE ORIGINAL 'HEP RECORDS'
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Hep Records was founded in 1974 by its present owner Alastair Robertson. The Metronome Series is the original Hep label, its main aim was to issue albums of well known jazz musicians and bands of the mid 1940's drawn from radio acetates and transcriptions.
There are over 90 CD's in the Metronome Series.

Image of Hep CD95 - David Allyn - Where You At?

CD95

DAVID ALLYN

"Where You At?"

A tribute collection to this popular Italian American singer covering the period from 1941-63. With accompaniment from the orchestras of Jack Teagarden, Boyd Raeburn, Lucky Thompson, Ike Carpenter, Johnny Richards, Bob Prince and Bob Florence.

Titles - Where You At (1946) / Blue Mist / Soft As Spring / This Is No Laughing Matter / I Don't Care Who Knows It / Forgetfull / Out Of This World / Black Night And Fog / Please Let Me Forget / Snowbound / Chinero / Sweet And Lovely / It Shouldn't Happen To A Dream / Deep In The Blues / Flamingo / It Never Entered My Mind / Wait Till You See Her / When Love Comes / It Can't Be Wrong / The Touch Of Your Lips / Did You Ever See A Dream Walking / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me / Here's The Way It Is / Pleasant Dreams / Where You At (1963).

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Image of Hep CD27 - Georgie Auld and His Orchestra - Jump, Georgie, Jump

CD27

GEORGIE AULD and his Orchestra

"Jump, Georgie, Jump"

Rare studio and broadcast performances by one of the great progressive orchestras of the mid-forties recorded during 1940-45.

Titles - Short Circuit / Mandrake Root / Poinciana / Jivin' With The Jug / Yesterdays / I'll Alway Be In Love With You / Stompin' At The Savoy / Angel / This is Romance / The Juke Box Jump / Shake Down The Stars / With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair / Sweet Sue Just You / Imagination / Short Circuit / Mandrake Root / Stompin' At The Savoy / Sentimental Journey / Jump, Georgie, Jump / I'm Always Chasing Rainbows / Stompin' At The Savoy / I'm Always Chasing Rainbows (partial).

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Image of Hep CD58 - Kenny Baker - Birth Of A Legend '41 - '46

CD58

KENNY BAKER

"Birth Of A Legend '41 - '46"

Studio performances by the legendary trumpet star from 1941/46.

Titles - Tea For Two / Red Duster Rag / King Porter Stomp / Ain't Cha Got Music? / Stevedore Stomp / Ain't Misbehavin' / One O'Clock Jump / Cymbal Simon / Riff Up Them Stairs / Five Flat Flurry / Trunk Call / All Is Not Gold That Jitters / How Am I To Know? / I Wish I Were Twins / Soft Winds / Sequence / Needlenose / First Edition / Drop Me Off At Harlem / Merely A Minor / 1-2-3-4 Jump / Up / No Script / Bakerloo Non-Stop.

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CD53

CHARLIE BARNET

"Transcription Performances 1941"

One of the great bands of the Swing Era. Arrangements Horace Henderson, Billy May and Billy Moore Jun.

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Image of Hep CD81 - Charlie Barnet and his Orchestra - Town Hall Concert

CD81

CHARLIE BARNET and his Orchestra

"Town Hall Concert"

A remastered CD of long unobtainable Town Hall Concert 1947 with Clark Terry and a top flight bigband. As bonus four very rare small group recordings from 1947 with Clark Terry, Fred Zito and Barnet plus Rhythm.

Titles - Jubilee Jump / Moods / Budandy / Dirty Rotten Shame Blues / Blue Moon / Bop a Boogie / Rockin' in Rhythm / Tell Me Dream Face / My Old Flame / Caravan / Andy's Boogie / Pompton Turnpike / Cherokee-Redskin Rhumba / Skyliner / East Side - West Side / Terry Tune / Things Ain't What They Used to be / Hello Baby Blues / The Gal From Joe's / Barnetology-medley

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Image of Hep CD38 - Count Basie and His Orchestra - The Jubilee Alternatives

CD38

COUNT BASIE & His Orchestra

"The Jubilee Alternatives"

Outstanding collection of performances with Lester Young, Buddy Tate, Buck Clayton and Jimmy Rushing recorded during 1943/4.

Titles - Jumpin' At The Woodside / I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town / I've Found A New Baby / Andy's Blues / My Ideal / Avenue C / Basie's Bag (Basie Boogie) / More Than You Know / Let's Jump / Harvard Blues / One O'Clock Jump / Dinah / Baby, Won't You Please Come Home? / Rock-A-Bye Basie / Swing Shift / Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good To You? / Beaver Junction / Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me / My! What A Fry! / Jumpin' At The Woodside.

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Image of Hep CD96 - Bunny Berigan and his Orchestra - Swingin' and Jumpin'

CD96

BUNNY BERIGAN and His Orchestra

"Swingin' and Jumpin'"

A collection of broadcast performances by Bunny Berigan and his Orchestra from New York locations recorded during 1937-39 with Ray Conniff on trombone which also marks the beginning of his arranging skills. Soloists include Georgie Auld, Don Lodice, Gus Bivona, Joe Bushkin, and one from Buddy Rich.

Titles - You Can't Run Away From Love Tonight / Mahogany Hall Stomp / Mr. Ghost Goes To Town / They All Laughed / Big John Special / Back In Your Own Back Yard / Downstream / Louisiana / Peg O'My Heart / Royal Garden Blues / Trees / Howdja Like To Love Me? / Shanghai Shuffle / Let 'Er Go / Gangbuster's Holiday / Night Song / I Poured My Heart Into A Song / Swingin' and Jumpin' / Little Gate Special.

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Image of Hep CD54 - Johnny Bothwell and His Orchestra - Streets of Dreams 1946

CD54

JOHNNY BOTHWELL & His Orchestra

"Streets of Dreams 1946"

Complete Studio Performances of this short-lived, but interesting orchestra 1945/47.

Titles - I'll Remember April / Street Of Dreams / Laura / Lonely Serenade / Ill Wind / John's Other Wife / The Trouble With Me Is You / I Cover The Waterfront / Dear Max / Chelsea Bridge / 22 Steps From Heaven / Strange Feeling / From The Land Of Sky Blue Water / My Old Flame / I Left My Heart In Mississippi / To A Wild Rose / Somewhere In The Night / Chiquita Banana / Ain't Nowhere / I'll Close My Eyes / I Won't Promise / Get A Pin Up Girl / Dog Patch Boogie.

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Image of Hep CD49 - Billy Butterfield & His Orchestra - Pandora's Box 1946-47

CD49

BILLY BUTTERFIELD & His Orchestra

"Pandora's Box 1946-47"

Transcription Performances from 1946/47.

Titles - Moten Swing / Out Of Nowhere / All The Cats Join In / This Believing World / Cheatin' On Me / What Is There To Say / A Ghost Of A Chance / My Heart Stood Still / I Only Have Eyes For You / On A Sunday Afternoon / The Song Is You / Embraceable You / Bidin' My Time / More Than You Know / Night And Day / Pandora, Close That Box / That Old Feeling / Prelude To A Kiss / Blue Moon plus 6.

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Image of Hep CD15 - Benny Carter & the Jimmy Mundy, Wilbert Baranco, Gerald Wilson Orchestras

CD15

BENNY CARTER & The Jimmy Mundy, Wilbert Baranco, Gerald Wilson Orchestras

"Groovin' High in LA"

Broadcast performances by all four bands. Featuring Benny Carter, Snooky Young, Ray Linn, Lucky Thompson, Willie Smith, Brit Woodman.

Titles - Wilbert Baranco - Bugle Call Rag / Night and Day / Everytime I Think of You / Baranco Boogie / Benny Carter - Love for Sale / Patience and Fortitude / Without a Song / Oofdah / I Can't Get Started / Jump Call / Back Bay Boogie / Jimmy Mundy - Airmail Special / Hello, Goodbye, Forget it / Fiesta in Blue / Fiesta in Brass Gerald Wilson - I Don't Know What it is / Cruisin with Cab / Come Sunday / Groovin' High.

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Image of Hep CD48 - Benny Carter and the Jimmy Mundy and Gerald Wilson Bands

CD48

BENNY CARTER and the Jimmy Mundy and Gerald Wilson Bands

"They All Had Rhythm Vol 2"

Live performances by three great bands in Los Angleles 1945-6. Soloists Lucky Thompson, Barney Bigard, Ray Linn, Irving Ashby and Babe Russin.

Titles - Solo Flight / Rhythm was all I had / Fiesta in Blue / Skymaster / Stepin 'fetchit / Queer Street / Louise / Stardust / Out of This World / Sunday / Habanera / Early Boyd / Fish Fry / Just You-just me / Malibu / I Surrender Dear / Tea for Two / Mr Co-Ed / Frim Fram Sauce / Polishin'Brass.

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Image of Hep CD91 - Nat King Cole and His Trio - The Forgotten 1949 Carnegie Hall Concert

CD91

NAT KING COLE and His Trio

"The Forgotten 1949 Carnegie Hall Concert"

This Concert has remained virtually unknown till this issue. Somehow eluded most discographies and Bios. Nat King Cole introduces all the selections.

Titles - Yes Sir,Thats My Baby / Sweet Lorraine / Tiny's Exercise / I Used to Love You / Laugh Cool Clown / Lush Life / For All We Know / Embraceable You / Tea For Two / Go Bongo / Body and Soul / Cuba Libre / Baby I Need You / How High The Moon / More Moon.

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Image of Hep CD49 - Corky Corcoran - with Lamplighter All Stars 1945

CD87

CORKY CORCORAN

"with Lamplighter All Stars 1945"

Outstanding mainstream jazz from 1945 featuring two giants of the tenor sax Corky Corcoran and Lucky Thompson.

Titles - Sweet Georgie Brown / These Foolish Things / Honeysuckle Rose / Body and Soul / Sweet Georgia Brown(2) / Talk of the Town / Tea for Two / Royal Garden Blues / Body and Soul / I Got Rhythm.

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Image of Hep CD77 - Buddy DeFranco - 1949-52 The studio performances by orchestra and quintet

CD77

BUDDY DEFRANCO

"1949-52 The studio performances by orchestra and quintet"

Arrangers George Russell, Manny Albam and Tiny Kahn. Soloists Al Cohn, Jimmy Raney, Kenny Drew and Teddy Charles.

Titles - Boy Next Door / Bird in Igor's yard / This Time the Dream's On Me / Bud's Invention / Penthouse Serenade / Extrovert / Good For Nothin' Joe / Aishie / Out Of Nowhere / Dancing On The Ceiling / Rumpus Room / Body and Soul / King Phillip Stomp / Make Believe / St Louis Blues / Why Do I Love You / The Closer You Are / Too Many Dreams / Swing Low, Sweet Clarinet / Will You Still Be Mine / Lady Be Good / Buddy's Blues / Gone With The Wind / Sweet Georgia Brown / Get Happy / Cairo.

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Image of Hep CD2 - Sam Donahue & The Navy Band - Vol 1: Convoy

CD2

SAM DONAHUE & The Navy Band

"Vol 1: Convoy"

Sam Donahue directs The Band of the U. S. Navy Liberation Forces on these historic V-Disc and live performances including rare alternates from 1945.

Titles - Convoy / Deep Night / I've Found A New Baby / Moten Swing / Homeward Bound / Lonesome Nights / Saxophone Sam / Without A Song / Bugle Call Rag / You Was Right, Baby / Just You - Just Me / Out Of This World / Take Me In Your Arms / C Jam Blues / Gypsy Love Song / On The Sunny Side Of The Street / My Silent Love / Please Get Us Out / Convoy.

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Image of Hep CD5 - Sam Donahue & The Navy Band - Vol 2: LST Party

CD5

SAM DONAHUE & The Navy Band

"Vol 2: LST Party"

Historic V-Disc and live performances including rare alternates from 1945.

Titles - The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise / Dinah / I Can't Give You Anything But Love / Play, Fiddle, Play / Cocktails For Two / Mean To Me / Bugle Call Rag (take 1) / My Melancholy Baby / Dear Al / Paradise / Convoy (take 1) / Moten Swing (take 1) / St Louis Blues / Dinah / LST Party / My Heart Stood Still / Liza / C Jam Blues (Breakdown) / C Jam Blues / Minor De Luxe.

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Image of Hep CD25 - Sam Donahue & and His Orchestra - Hollywood Hop

CD25

SAM DONAHUE & and His Orchestra

"Hollywood Hop"

Studio and transcription performances by Sam Donahue and his orchestra from 1940-48.

Titles - Pick A Rib / Easy Does It / Carry Me Back To Ol' Virginny / Jumpin' Salty / Minor De Luxe / It Counts A Lot / Skooter / Saxophone Sam / Do You Care / Six Mile Stretch / Flo Flo / Hollywood Hop / Encore Essence / Round The Block / Catch As Catch Can / East Of The Sun / September In The Rain / Smooth Blend / Waiting For The Train To Come In / Sentimental Journey / It's Been A Long, Long Time / I Cover The Waterfront / That's The Way / There'll Be Some Changes Made / Exactly Like You / Sax O'Boogie.

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Image of Hep CD71 - Sam Donahue Orchestra - Take Five

CD71

SAM DONAHUE Orchestra

"Take Five"

Studio and transcription performances from 1945-47.

Titles - Song Of The Seabees / Drunken Sailor / Farewell to Grog / Maid of Amsterdam / Dinah / Gypsy Sweetheart / Moten Swing / Take Five / Convoy / Just The Other Day / I Left my heart in Mississippi / Constellation / September in the Rain / Put That Kiss Back / Scufflin' / Rainy Night in Rio / Suicide Leap / Conversation at Lindy's / Melancholy baby / I Never Knew / Red Wing / Sax O Boogie / Robbins Nest / Tacos, Echiladas and Beans.

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Image of Hep CD41 - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra - At The 400 Restaurant 1946

CD41

JIMMY DORSEY & His Orchestra

"At The 400 Restaurant 1946"

Rare V-Disc and live performance from 1944-46.

Titles - All The Things You Ain't / Grand Central Getaway / Sunset Strip / Together / Opus No. 1 / I've Got a Crush on You / Outer Drive / Come to Baby Do / Town Hall Tonight / Lover / It's The Talk of The Town / Super Chief / Lover Man / King Porter Stomp / Here I Go Again / plus 4.

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Image of Hep CD39 - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra - The All Time Hit Parade Rehearsals

CD39

TOMMY DORSEY & His Orchestra

"The All Time Hit Parade Rehearsals"

Collection of brilliant performances for radio featuring Buddy De Franco, Buddy Rich, Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland from 1944.

Titles - On The Sunnyside of the Street / April in Paris / What is this Thing / I May Be Wrong / Embraceable You / Cheek to Cheek / I'll Be Seeing You / Dancing in the Dark / I Can't Give You Anything / I'll Walk Alone / South Of the Border / Summertime / If You Are But a Dream / Amour / Lover Come Back To Me / Top Hat / Lamp is Low / Boogie Woogie / I'll Never Smile Again / I'll be Seeing You / Song Of India / As Time Goes By / Hawaiian War Chant

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Image of Hep CD40 - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra - The Carnegie Hall V-Disc Session April 1944

CD40

TOMMY DORSEY & His Orchestra

"The Carnegie Hall V-Disc Session April 1944"

Also other radio performances featuring Gene Krupa, Buddy De Franco and Buddy Rich from 1944.

Titles - The Minor Goes A-Muggin' / I Dream Of You / Milkman Keep Those Bottles Quiet / I Never Know / Song Of India / Tess's Torch Song (I Had A Man) / Irresistable You / Losers Weepers / Wagon Wheels / Paramount On Parade / TD Chant / Then I'll Be Happy / Small Fry / Pennies From Heaven / Somebody Loves Me / Indian Summer / I'm In The Mood To Be Loved / Sweet And Lovely / Chicago / The Lady In Red / For All We Know / I'm Nobody's Baby / Three Little Words.

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Image of Hep CD43 - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra - At The Fat Man's

CD43

TOMMY DORSEY & His Orchestra

"At The Fat Man's"

A collection of broadcast performances with Louis Bellson, Charlie Shavers, Corky Corcoran, Stuart Foster, Denny Dennis and Lucy Ann Polk from 1946-8.

Titles - Blue Skies / Dawn On The Desert / At The Fat Man's / Come Rain Or Come Shine / Bingo, Bango, Boffo / Marie / Well Git It / At Sundown / Trombonology / Baby, Baby, All The Time / Until / The Continental / Candy / Opus One / I've Got The World On A String / Non Drastic / Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Feels So Good / You Know What Trouble Is / Pussy Willow.

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Image of Hep CD75 - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra - It's D'Lovely

CD75

TOMMY DORSEY & His Orchestra

"It's D'Lovely - 1947-50"

Studio performances from Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra recorded during 1947-50 in New York City and Hollywood. Featuring arrangements by Deane Kinncaide, Sy Oliver, Jerry Fielding, Bill Finegan and Johnny Thompson. The soloists are Corky Corcoran, Paul Smith, Boomie Richman and Charlie Shavers while Denny Dennis, Lucy Ann Polk, Stuart Foster and Frances Irvin provide the vocals.

Titles - But I Do Mind If You Don't / That's Life I Guess / Kate / Baby, Baby All The Time / TD's Boogie Woogie / Let Me Call You Sweetheart / You Know What The Trouble Is Baby / Puddlewump / The Continental / Ain'tcha Glad I Love You / The Knock Song / Why Shouldn't I / Just One Of Those Things / I Get A Kick Out Of You / It's D'Lovely / You Do Something To Me / Love For Sale / Lullaby In Boogie / I Ought To Know More About You / Comin' Through The Rye / I Hadn't Anyone Till You / Happy Feet / Way Down Yonder In New Orleans / Original Dixieland One Step.

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CD59

DORSEY BROTHERS

"Casino Gardens"

Broadcast performances by the combined orchestras of Tommy and Jimmy from 1946

Titles - Chloe / Tom Foolery / Ain't Misbehavin / I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance / Oh! What a Beautiful Morning / At The Fat Mans / If I'm Lucky / Brotherly Jump / Saturday Night / Remember Me / Ah Yes-There's Good Blues Tonight / Tico tico / plus seven.

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Image of Hep CD92/93 - Duke Ellington and his Orchestra - at Crystal Gardens, Salem, Oregon - 1952

CD92/93 (double CD)

DUKE ELLINGTON and his Orchestra

"at Crystal Gardens, Salem, Oregon - 1952"

Concert with his re-invigorated orchestra featuring Louie Bellson, Willie Cook, Paul Gonsalves, Cat Anderson, Ray Nance, Willie Smith and Clark Terry.

Titles - Fancy Dan / The Hawk Talks / Tenderly / Frustration / Tea for Two / Warm Valley / Don't Get Around Much / Take the A Train / Mood Indigo / How High The Moon / Skin Deep / Dancers in Love / Duet / Tattooed Bride / It Don't Mean a Thing / Deep Purple / Sophisticated Lady / Monologue / Blues at Sundown / Trumpets no End / plus six.

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Image of Hep CD82 - Ella Fitzgerald - Live at the Savoy - 1939-40

CD82

ELLA FITZGERALD

"Live at the Savoy - 1939-40"

Live performances by the late Chick Webb band that Ella heroically tried to keep going. These are all instrumental tracks from the Savoy Ballroom and Grand Terrace Cafe during 1939-40.

Titles - Sugarfoot Stomp / What Is This Thing Called Love / Everybody Rock / Southland Shuffle / The Japanese Sandman / Can't We Be Friends / Let's Get Together / Digga Digga Doo / Raggin' The Scale / Copenhagen / I've Found a New Baby / Blue Lou / Sly Mongoose / In The Groove (at the Grove) / Stompin' at the Savoy / The Harlem Stride / One O'Clock Jump / Jubilee Swing / Sing You Sinners / After You've Gone / Peg O' My Heart / Back Bay Shuffle / Undecided.

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Image of Hep CD6 - Slim Gaillard - The Legendary McVouty

CD6

SLIM GAILLARD

"The Legendary McVouty"

Outstanding collection of live performances from Billy Berg's with Bam Brown, Leo Watson and Harry 'The Hipster' Gibson during 1946.

Titles - Voutoreene / Operatic Aria / Hey Stop That Dancing Up There / Sonny Boy / Cement Mixer / Chicken Rhythm / Fried Chicken O'Routie / African Jive / Ya Ha Ha / Tutti Frutti / Avocado Seed Soup Symphony (pt. 1) / Avocado Seed Soup Symphony (pt. 2) / Yep Roc Heresi / Gaillard Special / Matzoh Balls.

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CD21

SLIM GAILLARD

"Birdland 1951"

Live performances with Terry Gibbs and Brew Moore.

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Image of Hep CD28 - Slim Gaillard - The Absolute Voutest! '46

CD28

SLIM GAILLARD

"The Absolute Voutest! '46"

Collection of live performances recorded during the crazy nights at Billy Berg's Club, Hollywood in the summer of 1946, featuring Bam Brown and guests including Papa John Creach, Bobby Hackett, Willie Smith and Leo Watson.

Titles - Body and Soul / Four O'Clock Vout (One O'Clock Jump) / Yep Roc Heresay / Tee Say Malee / Gaillard Special No.1 / Poppity Pop / Dynamite / Caliente / Take the A Train / Groove Juice Special (Hit The Jive Jack) / Groove Juice Special Pt 2 (C Jam Blues) / September in the Rain / C Jam Blues Special / Ya Ha Ha / Yep Roc Heresay / Eastwood Voutwood / Cement Mixer / Gaillard Special No.2

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Image of Hep CD86 - Slim Gaillard - Ice Cream on Toast 1937 - 47

CD86

SLIM GAILLARD

"Ice Cream on Toast 1937 - 47"

Compilation of the best of Slim Gaillard recorded during 1937 to 1947 with Slam Stewart, Bam Brown, Leo Watson, Harry 'the Hipster' Gibson and Frank Sinatra.

Titles - There's No Two Ways About it / 'Cause My Baby Says It's So / Chinatown My Chinatown / Dark Eyes / Flat Foot Floogie With A Floy Floy / Tutti Frutti / Bei Mir Bist Du Schon / Hey Now / Hey Now / A Tip On The Numbers / A Tip On The Numbers / A Tip On The Numbers / A Tip On The Numbers / Slim Slam Boogie / Slim Slam Boogie / Bassology / Bassology / Bassology / B-19 / Who's Going Steady With Who? / Cement Mixer / Yep Roc Heresay / Cement Mixer / Take The A Train.

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Image of Hep CD36 - Benny Goodman - Benny's Bop

CD36

BENNY GOODMAN with Wardell Gray and Stan Hasselgard

"Benny's Bop"

Rare V-Disc and live performances recorded in New York City and Los Angeles during 1948-49.

Titles - Benny's Bop / Mary's Idea (take 1) / Mary's Idea (take 2) / Mary's Idea (take 3) / Bye Bye Blues Bop (take 1) / Bye Bye Blues Bop (take 2) / There's A Small Hotel (take 1) / There's A Small Hotel (take 2) / There's A Small Hotel (take 3) / Blue Views / I Can't Give You Anything But Love / Cottontop / You Took Advantage Of Me / (Where Oh) Where Has My Little Dog Gone / Pepper (Patsy's Idea) / Trees / Jersey Bounce / El Greco / Lover Man / King Porter Stomp / A String Of Pearls / I'll See You In My Dreams / Undercurrent Blues.

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Image of Hep CD66 - Swing To Bop Guitar - Guitars In Flight 1939-1947

CD66

SWING TO BOP GUITAR

"Guitars In Flight 1939-1947"

Collection of Great Guitar Performances. Studio and broadcast from the years 1939-47. With Allen Reuss, George Barnes, Al Casey, Carl Kress, Tony Mottola, Les Paul, Mary Osborne, Arv Garrison, Irving Ashby, Barney Kessel and Django Reinhardt.

Titles - Pickin' For Patsy (Allen Reuss) / Goodbye My Lover, Goodbye (Les Paul with Jim Atkins) / Out Of Nowhere (Les Paul with Jim Atkins) / I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles (George Barnes with Bill Huntington) / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me (George Barnes with Bill Huntington) / Buck Jumpin' (Al Casey) / Davenport Blues (Carl Kress and Tony Mottola) / Guilty (Tony Mottola) / Coquette (Tony Mottola) / RoseRoom (Mary Osborne) / Blues In Mary's Flat (Mary Osborne) / Oops My Lady (Mary Osborne) / Quiet, Two Gibsons At Work (George Barnes) / Lover Come Back To Me (George Barnes) / Where You At ? (Arv Garrison) / Medley : Cherokee, I Got Rhythm, How High The Moon, Honeysuckle Rose (Barney Kessel, Irving Ashby, Arv Garrison and Les Paul) / Porto cabello (Django Reinhardt) / Duke and Dukie (Django Reinhardt) / Songe D'Automne (Django Reinhardt) / Babik (Django Reinhardt) / Del Salle (Django Reinhardt) / Just One Of Those Things (Django Reinhardt) / Five Guitars In Flight (Arv Garrison, Barney Kessel, Irving Ashby, Tony Rizzi and Gene Sargent).

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Image of Hep CD52 - Ted Heath - vol 1: Listen to My Music

CD52

TED HEATH

"Listen to My Music Vol. 1"

Collection of the early studio performances by Britain's greatest post-war big band featuring Kenny Baker, Jack Bentley, Lad Busby, Jack Parnell and Harry Roche from 1944-46.

Titles - Opus One / The Very Thought Of You / Cossack Patrol / My Guy's Come Back / Twilight Time / First Jump / East Of The Sun / Not So Quiet Please / Wotcher! (Knocked 'Em In The Old Kent Road) / Bakerloo Non-Stop / Skyliner / Opus One / Moto Perpetua / Pompton Turnpike / Song Of The Volga Boatman / Eager Beaver / On The Atcheson, Topeka & Santa Fe / 11.60P.M. / Ring Dem Bells / Lullaby Of Broadway / Getting Nowhere / Any Old Iron / On Ilkla Moor Baht'At / Donegal Cradle Song / My Heart Goes Crazy.

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Image of Hep CD57 - Ted Heath - Listen To My Music Vol. 2

CD57

TED HEATH

"Listen to My Music Vol. 2"

Collection of rare broadcast performances recorded in London during 1946-47 featuring Kenny Baker, Lad Busby, Johnnie Gray, Norman Stenfalt, Reg Owen and Jack Parnell.

Titles - Listen to My Music / Opus 1 / Hey Ba Ba Rebop / Creole Love Call / C Jam Blues / Any Old Iron / Knees Up Mother Brown / Time On My Hands / Anything Goes / Exactly Like You / Wotcher / I've Found A New Baby / Swing Low, Sweet Chariot / East Of The Sun / Lullabye Of Broadway / Somebody Loves Me / I Can't Give You Anything But Love / That Lovely Weekend / Love Will Find A Way / See Me Dance The Polka / Lonesome Road / Night And Day / Yesterdays / Yearning / Ad Lib Frolic / Listen To My Music.

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Image of Hep CD61 - Ted Heath - Listen To My Music Vol.3 '47-'48

CD61

TED HEATH

"Listen To My Music Vol. 3"

Classic studio performances featuring Jackie Armstrong, Kenny Baker, Johnny Gray, Tommy Whittle and Jack Parnell: with vocals from Paul Carpenter, Lydia MacDonald and Anne Shelton from 1947-48.

Titles - Turn On The Heath / Feudin' And Fighting / A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square / Sequin / Chelsea / Whitechapel / Limehouse / Bond Street / Piccadilly / Soho / Big Ben Bounce / Deep Forest / Pagan Love Song / Dark Eyes / You Go To My Head / What Did I Do? / Harlem Nocturne / Swanee River / Song Of The Vagabonds / Two Guitars / Hindustan / You're Nearer / Old Man Rebop / Red Flush / One Bass Hit / Auld Lang Syne.

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CD69

TED HEATH

"Listen to My Music vol.4"

Collection of broadcast and studio performances, featuring Tommy Whittle, Jackie Armstrong and Jack Parnell from 1948-50.

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Image of Hep CD18 - Woody Herman and the Second Herd - The Road Band 1948 - Vols 1 & 2

CD18 (double CD)

WOODY HERMAN and the Second Herd

"The Road Band 1948 - Vols 1 & 2"

Broadcast performances from 1948 featuring: Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, Serge Chaloff, Earl Swope, Terry Gibbs, and Shorty Rogers. Vocals by Mary Ann McCall.

Titles Volume 1 - Blue Flame / The Good Earth / There'll Be Some Changes Made / Stardust / The Goof And I / Swing Low, Sweet Clarinet / If Anybody Can Steal My Baby / Half Past Jumpin' Time / It's Been So Long / Sidewalks Of Cuba / Sabre Dance / P.S. I Love You / Lullabye In Rhythm / You Turned The Tables On Me / Happy Song / Just For Laughs / Wild Root / I Cover The Waterfront / Baby I Need You / Keen And Peachy.
Volume 2 - Dance, Ballerina, Dance / Toolie, Oolie, Doolie / North-West Passage / I Told Ya I Love Ya, Now Get Out / Happieness Is A Thing Called Joe / My Pal Gonsales / Apple Honey / The Best Things In Life Are Free / This is New / Elevation / Berled in Erl / Fan It / Blue Flame And Intro / Tiny's Blues / I Got It Bad / Four Brothers / Out Of Nowhere / Early Autumn / Keeper of the Flame.

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CD34/35 (double CD)

WOODY HERMAN & His Orchestra

"The V-Disc Years - Vols 1 & 2 - 1944-46"

Collection of rare V-Disc performances with Flip Philips, Bill Harris, Dave Tough, Don Lamond and Chubby Jackson from 1944-6 (double CD release).

Titles Volume 1 - Flying Home / It Must Be Jelly / Dancing In The Dawn / Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe / Red Top / Jones Beachhead / I Can't Put My Arms Around A Memory / There Are No Wings On A Foxhole / Apple Honey / Time Waits For No One / Billy Bauer's Tune / Golden Wedding / I've Got The World On A String / Yeah Man (Amen) / He's Funny That Way (take 1) / Lover Man / (Ah) Your Father's Moustache.
Volume 2 - Don't Worry 'Bout That Mule / 125th Street Prophet / I Can't Put My Arms Around A Memory / Somebody Loves Me / John Hardy's Wife / Meshugah / He's Funny That Way (take 2) / Secunda / Jones Beachhead / Caldonia / Jackson Fiddles While Ralph Burns / Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe / Mean To Me / Blowin' Up A Storm / C Jam Blues - reprise.

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CD24

HARRY JAMES

"Big John Special '49"

Featuring Willie Smith and Corky Corcoran. Arrangements by Jimmy Mundy and Neal Hefti. Recorded in Hollywood during 1949-50.

Titles - Big John Special / Cherry / Dont'cha Go 'Way Mad / Star Dust / Cheek To Cheek / Bluebeard Blues / Except February Which Has 28 / Slap Happy / Forgotten / Rank Frank / Hurry, Hurry, Hurry / On Moonlight Bay / Body And Soul / Lamond And Mon / Sleepy Time Gal / Block Party / Down By The Station / Six, Two and Even / Bells / Things Ain't What They Used To Be / Circus Days / So Tired / Two O'Clock Jump / Redigal Jump / Ultra.

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CD62

HARRY JAMES

"Feet Draggin' Blues"

1944-47 collection of post-war performances featuring arrangements by Ray Conniff with vocals by Kitty Kallen, Ginnie Powell and Willie Smith.

Titles - I'm Beginning To See The Light / I'm Confessin' / I Wish I Knew / Friar Rock / Who's Sorry Now / The Beaumont Ride / Do You Love Me / Easy / Keb-Lah / Moten Swing / Feet Draggin' Blues (Parts 1 & 2) / Stella By Starlight / East Coast Blues / The Last Mile / Blue Turning Grey Over You / Cotton Tail / Pagan Love Song / Vine Street Blues (Parts 1 & 2) / Redigal Jump / September Song.

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CD83

HARRY JAMES

"Eight Bar Riff"

Broadcast performances from 1943-50 featuring Willie Smith, Corky Corcoran and Juan Tizol, vocals Buddy Moreno, Ginnie Powell.

Titles - Cinderella / Too Marvellous for Words / Gravy Train / Coffee Time / Jump Sauce / Talk of the Town / June is Busting Out All over / Friar Rock / 9.20 Special / Blue Skies / I Can't Begin to Tell You / King Porter Stomp / 9.20 Special / Do You Love Me / Eight Bar Riff / The Man I Love / I've Never Forgotten / I Don't Know Why / Keb-Lah / Beaumont Ride / In a Mist / Slap Happy / Carnival.

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CD88

HARRY JAMES

"Harry James Featuring Dick Haymes"

New York Worlds Fair - 1940, The Blue Room, Hotel Lincoln 1941

Titles - Song of the Islands / Nobody's Baby / Moon Won't Talk / Tempo de Luxe / Fools Rush In / Nearness of You / Maybe / Answer Man / It Wouldn't be Love / Blueberry Hill / My Greatest Mistake plus 13.

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CD94

HARRY JAMES and his Music Makers

"Flash Harry - Broadcasts 1942-46"

Broadcast performances from various locations 1942 - 1946 featuring Helen Forrest, Helen Ward, Corky Corcoran and Willie Smith.

Titles - Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea / I Heard You Cried Last Night / My Beloved Is Rugged / Charmaine / Shady Lady Bird / All The Things You Are / Pistol Packin' Mama / You Go To My Head / How Sweet You Are / Jump Sauce / My Old Flame / Chelsea Bridge / Flash / Prince Charming / Somebody Loves Me / If I Had You / It's Been So Long / Jiggers The Beat / Moten Swing / Air Mail Special / It Can't Be Wrong / Penthouse Serenade / Three Little Words / Zambu.

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CD47

STAN KENTON Orchestra

"Transcription 1945"

With June Christy and Vido Musso.

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CD67

STAN KENTON Orchestra

"Transcription 1946-48 volume 2"

With June Christy and Vido Musso.

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CD68

STAN KENTON Orchestra

"Carnegie Hall Oct. 1951"

Historic concert by the Innovations Orchestra featuring Art Pepper, Bob Cooper, Maynard Ferguson, Conte Candoli and Shelly Manne.

Titles - Spirals / Ennui / Sambo / Shelly Manne / Conte Candoli / Art Pepper / Improvisation / John Graas / Maynard Ferguson / Samana / Love for Sale / Bob Cooper / Reflections / Opus in Pastels / Halls of Brass / Gregory Bemko / Salute.

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CD26

GENE KRUPA & His Orchestra

"vol 1: What's This?"

Featuring Charlie Ventura, Red Rodney, Buddy Stewart and arrangements by Eddie Finckle and George Williams. 1946.

Titles - Indiana / My Old Flame / Up and Atom / Wings on my Shoes / Calling Dr.Gillespie / They Didn't Believe Me / Stompin at the Savoy / What's This / Begin The Beguine / My Ideal / Love's in My Heart / Tea for Two / Bolero at the Savoy / Leave Us Leap / Stardust / King Porter Stomp / I'll Never be the Same / Wire Brush Stomp / Otto Make That Riff Stacatto / You Go To My Head / Lyonnaise Potatoes And Some Pork Chops / Lover.

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CD46

GENE KRUPA & His Orchestra

"vol 2: It's Up To You"

Transcription performances with Red Rodney, Charlie Ventura and Buddy Stewart 1946.

Titles - Blue Lou / Summertime / Hodge Podge / Bugle Call Rag / Ain't Nowhere / The Man I Love / 10 Ritchie Drive / It's Up To You / Yesterdays / Margie / Night and Day / By The River St. Marie / These Foolish Things / Duke Ellington Medley / I Hear You Screamin' / Baby, Won't You Please Come Home / How High The Moon / Birdhouse / It's a Good Day / You Be You / Dear Old Southland.

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CD51

GENE KRUPA and His Orchestra

"Hop, Skip and Jump 1946 - vol.3"

Transcription and broadcast performances with Red Rodney, Charlie Ventura and Buddy Stewart 1946.

Titles - All By Myself / That Old Devil Moon / Yes, Yes Honey / How Deep Is The Ocean / Hop, Skip and Jump / Out Of Nowhere / What Is This Thing Called Love / Some Day Soon / U.S.O. / And Then I Looked At You / Bolero At The Savoy / King Porter Stomp / Old Folks At Home / Idaho / Where Or When / In The Moon Mist / Dark Eyes / Sweet Lorraine / He's Funny That Way / (Otto Make That) Riff Staccato / Come To The Mardi Gras / As Long As I'm Dreaming / Leave Us Leap.

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CD76

MARY ANN McCALL

"You're Mine, You"

Mary Ann sang with the great bands of the late 30s and early 40s like Woody Herman and Charlie Barnet. Then in 1946 she rejoined Herman's band as a fully developed jazz stylist. She went on to record with Phil Moore in 1949 and many leading small groups including Artie Shaw in the 1950s.

Titles - Big Wig in the Wigwam / 720 in The Books / Busy As a Bee / Romance in the Dark / Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams / Swing Low Sweet Clarinet / Money is Honey / Big Butter and Egg Man / On Time / Trouble Is A Man / I Got it Bad / Detour Ahead / Jamaica Rhumba / More Than You Know / You're My Thrill / I Hadn't Anyone Till You / You're Mine You / I'm Yours / Nice Work if You Can get it / Sunday / There Must Be Something Better Than Love / Nothin' From Nothin' / I Cried For You / The Sky Is Crying / Until The Real Thing Comes Along.

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CD4

RAY McKINLEY and his Orchestra

"The Class of '49"

A collection of Deane Kincaide and Eddie Sauter arrangements recorded in 1949 featuring Mundell Lowe and Vern Friley.

Titles - It's Only A Paper Moon/ Celery Stalks At Midnight / The Carioca / I Kiss Your Hand Madame / Hard Hearted Hannah / How High The Moon / Along With Me / Blue Moon / Hoodle Addle / Jiminy Cricket / Lullabye In Rhythm / Soon / Arizay / Borderline / Stompin' At The Savoy / Pancho Maximillian Hernandez / Down The Road Apiece / Harlem Nocturne / Red Silk Stockings & Green Perfume / Pete's Cafe / Stardust / I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues / Laura / I'm waiting For The Evening Mail / Don't Be That Way.

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CD63

JOE MOONEY QUARTET

"vol 1: Do you Long for Oolong?"

For a brief interlude from 1946-9 the Joe Mooney Quartet was one of the most Innovative and stylish small groups on the American Jazz Scene and these two CDs show just why this was so. Studio recordings and also rare rehearsal performances and radio shots recorded during 1946-51.

Titles - Tea For Two / September Song / Just A Gigolo / Warm Kiss And A Cold Heart / I Can't Get Up The Nerve To Kiss You / Meet Me At No Special Place / Stars In My Eyes / Lazy Countryside / Shakey Breaks The Ice / I Never Knew / It Might As Well Be Spring / Perdido / From Monday on / Phantasmagoria / Little Orphan Annie / Have Another One, Not Me / Tea For Two / Shakey Breaks The Ice / Crazy She Calls Me / Long Ago Last Night / Nowhere / We'll Be Together Again.

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CD65

JOE MOONEY QUARTET

"vol 2: Joe Breaks the Ice"

1946-51

Titles - From Monday On / Nancy / A Man With a Million Dollars / Shakey Breaks the Ice / What More Can a Woman Do / Stars in My Eyes / Perdido / Cocquette / I Never Knew / They Say / September Song / Just A Gigolo / Wild Dog / I'll See You In my Dreams / The Moon is Low / The Girl of My Dreams / Love is the Thing.

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CD13

NAT PIERCE

"Boston Bust Out"

Collection of rare test pressings featuring Pierce arrangements with Charlie Mariano and vocals by Teddie King from 1949-51.

Titles - What Can I Say (After I'm Sorry) / What's New? / You Were Meant For Me / Paradise / King Edward The Flatted Fifth / Pat / That's The Kinda Girl / Sheba / Babylon / Indian Summer / King For A Day / Oh You Crazy Moon / Body And Soul / All The Things You Are / Boppin' In Boston / I Cover The Waterfront / Is This The Thing / Indian Summer / You May Not Love Me / Lonesome Crowd / Oh You Crazy Moon.

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CD33

PIED PIPERS

"Good Deal, MacNeal"

A collection of broadcast and transcription performances recorded during the years 1945-47 by the most popular singing group of the Big Band Era. The Pied Pipers line-up comprised June Hutton, Hal Hopper, Chuck Lowry, and Clark Yocum.

Titles - Gotta Be This Or That / There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York / Aren't You Glad You're You / I'll Buy That Dream / In The Middle Of May / Doctor, Laywyer And Indian Chief / Its Only A Paper Moon / Come Rain Or Come Shine / My Gal Sal / I've Got The Sun In the Morning / Route 66 / Easy Street / Sentimental Journey / What A Deal / There's Good Blues Tonight / What Ya Gonna Do? / Come To Baby Do / Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin' / Linger In My Arms A Little Longer, Baby / Why Does It Get Late So Early / My Sugar Is So Refined / You Won't Be Satisfied / Doin' What Comes Natur'lly / Tampico / Ragtime Cowboy Joe.

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CD1

BOYD RAEBURN and His Orchestra

"Jubilee Performances - 1946"

Featuring Dizzy Gillespie, Lucky Thompson, Ray Linn, Britt Woodman, David Allyn and Dodo Marmarosa 1946. Broadcast performances by one of the mould breaking orchestras of the post war era.

Titles - Tonsillectomy / Picnic In The Wintertime / Night In Tunisia / Rip Van Winkle / Yerxa / Eagle Flies / Temptation / Boyd Meets Stravinsky / Caravan / Two Spoos In An Igloo / Body And Soul / Memphis In June / I Don't Care Who Knows It / How Deep Is The Ocean / Boyd Meets Stravinsky / That's Where I Came In / Dalvatore Sally / Hey Look - I'm Dancing / Grey Suede, Special Maid / Keef (KeyF) / Night In Tunisia / Hep Boyds.

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CD22

BOYD RAEBURN and His Orchestra

"March of the Boyds"

Transcriptions and broadcast performances 1945-48, featuring Ray Linn, Lucky Thompson, Frank Socolow, Dodo Marmarosa, Buddy DeFranco, Pete Candoli, Hall Schaeffer, and the arrangements of George Handy, Eddie Finckel and Johnny Richards.

Titles - Tonsillectomy / Forgetful / Rip Van Winkle / Yerxa / If I Loved You / Intro Theme - Memphis in June / Night in Tunisia / I Don't Know Why / March Of The Boyds / Intro Theme / In The Still Of The Night / So Would I / Blue Skies / Man With A Horn / Stormy Weather / Scheherezade / Boogie Boyd / Wanting You / Yesterdays / March Of The Boyds / Begin The Beguine.

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CD42

BOYD RAEBURN and His Orchestra

"The Transcription Performances 1946"

Featuring Ray Linn, Lucky Thompson, Britt Woodman, Dodo Marmarosa, David Allyn, Ginnie Powell - and the revolutionary arrangements of Eddie Finckel and George Handy from 1946.

Titles - Boyd's Nest / Blue Prelude / High Tide / Picnic In The Wintertime / Are You Livin' Old Man / Tush / Concerto For Duke (Mood Indigo, C Jam Blues, Sophisticated Lady, It Don't Mean A Thing) / Where You At ? / Out Of This World / Boyd Meets Stravinsky / Personality / Dalvatore Sally / Blue Echoes / I Only Have Eyes For You / Two Spoos In An Igloo / Temptation / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me / I Don't Know Why / More Than You Know / Amnesia / Night in Tunisia / I Cover The Waterfront / Foolish Little Boy.

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CD12

BUDDY RICH

"The Legendary '47-'48 Orchestra Vol. 1"

Featuring V-Disc and broadcast performances with Al Cohn, Allen Eager, Warne Marsh and arrangements by Eddie Finckel and Al Cohn 1947-8.

Titles - I've Got News For You / A Man Could Be A Wonderful Thing / Good Bait / Blue Skies (Budella) / Just You, Just Me / I Believe / What Is This Thing Called Love / Daily Double / Nellie's Nightmare / Little White Lies / You Go To My Head / Queer Street / Fine And Dandy / That's Rich / I May Be Wrong / Robbin's Nest / Four Rich Brothers / The Carioca.

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CD56

BUDDY RICH

"The Legendary '46-'48 Orchestra Vol. 2"

Broadcast performances by the three great Buddy Rich bands of 1946/47 and 1948 with Al Cohn, Allen Eager, Warne Marsh and arrangements by Eddie Finckel and Al Cohn.

Titles - Let's Blow / Oh, What It Seemed To Be / Just You, Just Me / Somebody Like You / Handicap / Poor Little Rich Bud / The Goof And I / What'll I Do? / What Is This Thing Called Love / It's So Peaceful In The Country / South / The Carioca / It's About Time / Thou Swell / He's Funny That Way / On A Slow Boat To China / Robbin's Nest / Over The Rainbow / A Man Could Be A Wonderful Thing / Flamingo / Aaron's Axe.

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CD19

ARTIE SHAW and His Orchestra

"Hollywood Palladium 1941"

Broadcast performances by the great 1940-41 Shaw bands with solos from Georgie Auld, Billy Butterfield, Ray Conniff, Jack Jenney, Jerry Jerome and 'Hot-Lips' Page.

Titles - Frenesi / Alice Blue Gown / Temptation / Sweet Sue (Just You) / King For A Day / Out Of Nowhere / Jungle Drums / Frenesi / Along The Santa Fe Trail / Looking For Yesterday / Everything's Jumpin' / Concerto For Clarinet / Frenesi / Whispers In The Night / Jungle Drums / There I Go / Prelude In C Sharp / Dr. Livingstone I Presume / Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen / Blues In The Night / There'll Be Some Changes Made / Little Gates Special.

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CD55

ARTIE SHAW and His Orchestra

"In Hollywood 1940-41 vol. 2"

Broadcast performances 1940-41, with Billy Butterfield, 'Hot-Lips' Page, Georgie Auld, Jerry Jerome, Johnny Guarnieri and Jack Jenney.

Titles - Begin The Beguine / Rose Room / My Romance / My Heart Stood Still / Through The Years / Stardust / Temptation / Love Of My Life / The Blues (Lennox Ave. Suite) / Prelude In C Sharp Major / Sugar / What Is There To Say / Diga Diga Doo / Yesterdays / Dancing In The Dark / There'll Be Some Changes Made / Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen / Jungle Drums / Rockin' Chair / Georgia On My Mind / Deep River / Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child / Little Gate's Special / Swing Low, Sweet Chariot / To A Broadway Rose.

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CD70 (triple CD pack)

ARTIE SHAW

"1944-45"

Artie Shaw and his Orchestra, the total recorded output of this edition with arrangements by Ray Conniff, George Siravo, Jimmy Mundy and Eddie Sauter. Plus four broadcast rareities.

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CD78

ARTIE SHAW

"The Artistry of Artie Shaw"

This collection covers the very interesting period 1949-54 when the clarinettist experimented with classical forms. There are also Gramercy Five tracks with Jimmy Raney, Don Fagerquist, Hank Jones, Tal Farlow and Joe Roland.

Titles - Summit Ridge Drive / The Grabtown Grapple / Smoke Gets In Your Eyes / The Pied Piper Theme / Cross Your Heart / Piece En Forme De Habanera / Guajira / Corcovado / Petite Piece / Andaluza / Prelude No. 17 / Valse / The Man I Love / The Mood In Question / Rendezvous For Clarinet And Strings / I Concentrate on You / Besame Mucho / That Old Feeling / Tenderly / Stop And Go Mambo / Imagination / Sunny Side Up.

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CD84/85 (double CD)

ARTIE SHAW

"The Complete Spotlight Band 1945 Broadcasts"

Includes previously unissued titles. Broadcast performances featuring Roy Eldridge, Barney Kessel, Ray Linn, Dodo Marmarosa and Herb Steward. Arrangements by Ray Conniff, Buster Harding, Dick Jones, Harry Rodgers, Dave Rose, Eddie Sauter and George Siravo.

Titles - Volume 1 - Intro: Tabu / If I Loved you / Little Jazz / Out Of This World / Begin The Beguine / Summit Ridge Drive / Together / Lucky Number / Intro: My Heart Stood Still / Stardust / Aitchison, Topeka And Santa Fe / I Cover The Waterfront / Scuttlebutt / Gotta Be This Or That / Just Floatin' Along / Intro: Blue Skies / I'm Gonna Love That Guy / On The Sunny Side Of The Street / Summertime / Hop, Skip And Jump / It Had to be You / Jumpin' On The Merry-Go-Round.

Volume 2 - Intro: Bedford Drive / Dancing in the Dark / Along The Navajo Trail / Softly As In A Morning Sunrise / The Sad Sack / Out Of This World / S'Wonderful / Intro: Hindustan / Can't You Read Between The Lines / Love Walked In / I Can't Get Started / Grabtown Grapple / It Might As Well Be Spring / The Glider / S'Wonderful / Night And Day / Let's Walk.

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CD89/90 (double CD)

ARTIE SHAW

"The Complete Thesaurus Transcriptions 1949"

The last recordings of the short lived Artie Shaw Orchestra of 1949. Soloists, Don Fagerquist, Al Cohn, Jimmy Raney and Gil Barrios. Arrangers include Johnny Mandel, George Russell, Gene Roland and Eddie Sauter.

Titles - Volume 1 - Artie Shaw intro. / They Can't Take That Away From Me / Softly As In A Morning Sunrise / Things Are Looking Up / Stardust / Tea For Two / So In Love / You Do Something To Me / He's Funny That Way / Let's Fall In Love / Moonglow / So Easy / Innuendo / Gue Le Le (Afro Cubana) / Summit Ridge Drive / Grabtown Grapple / Smoke Gets In Your Eyes / I Get A Kick Out Of You / Begin The Beguine / I Concentrate On You / S'Wonderful / Orinoco / Love Walked In / Krazy Kat.

Volume 2 - I Cover The Waterfront / Carnival / Comes Love / Together / Too Marvellous For Words / How Deep Is The Ocean / Don't Take Your Love From Me / Exactly Like You / Pied Piper Theme / Cross Your Heart / The Very Thought Of You / Love Is The Sweetest Thing / Bedford Drive / Love Of My Life / Smooth And Easy / Cool Daddy / Easy To Love / Minnesota (Aesop's Fables) / Similau / Fred's Delight / Time On My Hands / Love For Sale / Orinoco / Mucha De Nada / I Get A Kick Out Of You / Love Walked In / Artie Shaw sign off.

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CD73

THE GEORGE SHEARING QUINTET

"The Shearing Sound 1949"

Historic first tracks by this legendary jazz combo comprising George Shearing, Marjorie Hyams, Chuck Wayne, John Levy, and Denzil Best.

Titles - Cherokee / Four Bars Short / Bebop's Fables / Midnight On Cloud 69 / Sorry Wrong Rhumba / Cottontop / Moon Over Miami / Life With Feather / September In The Rain / Good To The Last Bop / Bop, Look And Listen / You Are Too Beautiful / I Didn't Know What Time It Was / The Continental / Nothing But D Best / Summertime / East Of The Sun / In A Chinese Garden (part 1&2) / Conception / I'll Remember April / Little White Lies / Carnegie Horizons / Jumpin' With Symphony Sid.

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CD45

DINAH SHORE

"Dinah's Showtime '44-'47"

Selections from Dinah Shore's radio programmes (Showtime, Dinah Shore's Open House, Dinah Shore's Ford Show and Treasury Star Parade) recorded during the years 1944-47.

Titles - You're A Builder Upper / Can't You Read Between The Lines / Sometimes I'm Happy / Linger In My Arms A Little Longer, Baby / A Rainy Night In Rio / Laura / Just One Of Those Things / Love Me Or Leave Me / The Dreamer / Tallahassee / How High The Moon / Night And Day / The Dixieland Band: Button Up Your Overcoat / I've Got The World On A String / The Way You Look Tonight / Smoke Gets In Your Eyes / Shoo Shoo, Baby / Yesterdays / The Man I Love / Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart / I'll Walk Alone / Tess's Torch Song / Lover Come Back To Me / Gotta Be This Or That.

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CD64

CHARLIE SPIVAK and his orchestra

"What's Cookin' Charlie"

Selection of Studio and V disc perfomances from this top sweet and hot orchestra.

Titles -

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CD44

THE SQUADRONAIRES RAF Dance Band

"There's Something In The Air"

Historic Collection of wartime performances with George Chisholm, Tommy McQuater and Jimmy Miller 1943-5.

Titles - Prelude In 'C' Minor / The Nango / The Waiter, The Porter & The Upstairs Maid / Tuxedo Junction / Mexican Hat Dance / South Rampart Street Parade / Jumpin' Jiminy / High Society / OK For Baby / As Long As There's Music / Darktown Strutter's Ball / Cherokee / Runnin' Wild / There's Something In The Air / Hey Ba-Ba Re-Bop / Pompton Turnpike / Trees / Jealous / Lead With Your Left / Flying Home / I'm Getting Sentimental Over You / I'm A Ding Dong Daddy From Dumas / A Little On The Lonely Side / Piccolo Pete / I'll Be Seeing You / I Ain't Got Nobody.

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CD50

KAY STARR

"I've got to Sing 1944-1948"

Rare performances by Kay Starr with Joe Venuti, Les Paul, Barney Bigard, Vic Dickenson, Willie Smith and Billy Butterfield from 1944-48.

Titles - I've Got To Sing / I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm / Maybe You'll Be There / It's A Great Feeling / He's Funny That Way / Sunday / Love Me Or Leave Me / Sweet Lorraine / Who's Foolin' Who / All Of Me / What Goes Up / My Future Just Passed / What Can I Say After I'm Sorry? / Betcha I Getcha / Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen / Ain't Misbehavin' / Honeysuckle Rose / What A Difference A Day Made / The Dixieland Band / There's A Lull In My Life / Cabin In The Sky / S'posin / Don't Worry 'Bout Me / If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight / Blame My Absent Minded Heart / Them There Eyes / You're Always There / Headless Horseman / I've Got To Sing.

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Image of Hep CD17 - Claude Thornhill & His Orchestra - The Song Is You

CD17

CLAUDE THORNHILL & His Orchestra

"The Song Is You"

Transcription performances featuring Gil Evans arrangements with Lee Konitz from 1948-9.

Titles - Poor Little Rich Girl / Adios / Were or When / Spanish Dance / Anthropology / Baia / Arab Dance / Robbins Nest / Royal Garden Blues / Polka Dots / There's a Small Hotel / I Knew You When / Someone to watch over Me / I Don't Know Why / April in Paris / Godchild / Begin the Beguine / The Song is You plus 4.

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CD60

CLAUDE THORNHILL & His Orchestra

"The Transcription Performances 1947"

Featuring the Gil Evans arrangement that led to the "Birth of the Cool".

Titles - Robbins' Nest / Don't Call It Love / I Knew You When / Love For Love / Polka Dots And Moonbeams / Anthropology / Early Autumn / I Get The Blues When It Rains / Snowfall / Oh You Beautiful Doll / I Remember Mama / Sorta Kinda / Cabin In The Sky / My Old Flame / At Sundown / The Happy Stranger / For Heaven's sake / Lover Man / Sunday Driving / I May Be Wrong / Poor Little Rich Girl / Butterfly (Papillon) / Sometimes I'm Happy / Hang Out The Stars In Indiana / Donna Lee / Puttin' And A Takin'.

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CD72

CLAUDE THORNHILL & His Orchestra

"The 1946-47 Performances Vol 1"

The first 24 tracks by the post-war Thornhill Orchestra with arrangements by Gil Evans.

Titles - Twilight Song / Under The Willow Tree / Arab Dance / Your's Is My Heart Alone /If You Were The Only Girl In The World / It's A Pity To Say Goodnight / Twilight On The Trail / Gotta Get Me Somebody To Love / So Would I / Sonata / This Time / I Knew You When / Far Away Island / I Get The Blues When It Rains / Why Did I Have To Fall in Love With You? / A Sunday Kind of Love / We Knew It All The Time / Would You Believe Me / You're Not So Easy To Forget / Just Plain Love / Early Autumn / La Paloma / Oh You Beautiful Doll / Warsaw Concerto.

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CD74

CLAUDE THORNHILL & His Orchestra

"The 1946-47 Performances Vol 2"

Transcription and studio performances with solos from Lee Konitz, Mickey Folus, Red Rodney, Danny Polo, Tak Takvorian. Vocals from Gene Williams and Fran Warren. Arrangements Gil Evans and Bill Borden.

Titles - Lets Go / Lodge Podge / The Troubadour / La Paloma / Adios / Love for Love / Anthropology / Sorta Kinda / I Never Loved Anyone / Lover Man / Polka Dots / Happy Stranger / Donna Lee / Silver Lining / Just About this Time / Heavens Sake / Whip Poor Will / I Remember Mama / Yardbird / Tell Me Why / Lets Call it a Day - plus 2.

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CD80

CLAUDE THORNHILL & His Orchestra

"The 1949-53 Performances"

This collection features the latter years of the Thornhill classic style with soloists Danny Polo from 1949 and Gene Quill and Ray Norman from 1953.

Titles - Beautiful Doll / Moonlight Bay / You Go to My Head / Breezin' Along / The One I Love / See You in my Dreams / Night and Day / You Wore a Tulip / Anthropology / Autumn Nocturne / Arab Dance / Mambo Nothing / Jeru / Adios / Family Affair / Pussy Footin / Summer is Gone / Deep Purple / To Each his Own / Poor Little Rich Girl / Five Brothers / Rose of Rio Grande / When I'm with You / Rippling Stream / Puttin and Takin.

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CD97/98

ALEC WILDER

"The Octets 1938-47"

"Music For Lost Souls And Wounded Birds"

This double CD collection chronicles the 1938-40 output and picks up some later compositions including Frank Sinatra conducting four modern pieces in 1945. His music remains as intriguing today as when originally performed by the Octet over 70 years ago.

Titles - Volume 1 - A Debutante's Diary / Concerning Etchings / A Little Girl Grows Up / Neurotic Goldfish / Such A Tender Night / Walking Home In Spring / Sea Fugue Mama / It's Silk, Feel It! / She'll Be Seven In May / The Japanese Sandman / Please Do Not Disturb / Sweet Sue, Just You / The House Detective Registers / Blue Room / Seldom The Sun / Her Old Man Was Suspicious / The Children Met The Train / Pieces Of Eight / His First Long Pants / Kindergarten Flower Pageant / Dance Man Buys A Farm / Bull Fiddles In A China Shop.

Volume 2 - Intro / Slow Dance / Theme And Variations / Air For Oboe / Air For Bassoon / Air For Flute / Air For English Horn / Seldom The Sun / The Neurotic Goldfish / Jack, This Is My Husband / They Needed No Words / Footnote To A Summer Love / The Children Met The Train / A Little White Samba / A Little Girl Grows Up / Remember Me To Youth / The Amorous Poltergeist / Horn Belt Boogie / Serenade For Horns / Singing Horns / Horns O'Plenty / Piece For English Horn / Goodbye John.

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